Saturday, April 3, 2010
A Prophet’s Life of Frost, Flesh, and Genealogy
See? This is what happens when they let me out. Five more lovely hardcover editions, all in fine condition:
Robert Frost, Selected Poems. Introduction by Gail Harvey. Gramercy Books. New York, 1992. 224 pages. $2.00.
The Way of All Flesh, by Samuel Butler. Illustrated by André Durenceau. Note by R.A. Streatfeild. Doubleday & Company. Garden City, New York, 1944. 429 pages. $2.00.
The Life of Samuel Johnson, by James Boswell. Illustrations by Gordon Ross. Doubleday & Company. Garden City, New York, 1946. 631 pages. $2.00.
The Forsyte Saga, by John Galsworthy. Preface by Ada Galsworthy. Fold-out genealogy: The Forsyte Family Tree. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, 1937. 921 pages. $2.00.
The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran, with twelve illustrations by the author. Large slipcase edition. Alfred A. Knopf. New York, 1969 (twelfth printing). 84 pages. $2.00.
4.3.2010 #1 (marginalia and recent links)