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  • Seller image for The Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer) for sale by Dennis Holzman Antiques

    Wharton, Edith [editor]

    Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1916

    Seller: Dennis Holzman Antiques, Cohoes, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: 11 1/8" x 8 3/8". Text is in French & English. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Gilt-stamped red cloth spine, printed paper over boards, 155 pages, "Original Articles in Verse and Prose", "Illustrations Reproduced from Original Paintings & Drawings", text in French and English. "The book is sold for the benefit of the American hostels for refugees (with the Foyer Franco-Belge) and of the Children of Flanders Rescue Committee)". Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Covers rubbed, corners worn, chipping at edges, a few instances of light staining in interior. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz. Category: Art & Design; French & English Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014743.

  • Seller image for The Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer) for sale by Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA

    WHARTON, Edith

    Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1916

    Seller: Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA, East Woodstock, U.S.A.

    Association Member: ABAA ILAB

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    First Trade Edition. Quarto. Red cloth spine over paper covers boards, black and blue ink printed lettering and decorations at front cover, gilt lettering at spine, illustrated. Very good, no dust jacket, front cover has light wear, spine faded and dusty, bookplate at front free end paper.

  • Seller image for The Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer) for sale by Fine Editions Ltd

    WHARTON, Edith (1862-1937)

    Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York & London, 1916

    Seller: Fine Editions Ltd, Lancaster, U.S.A.

    Association Member: IOBA

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    Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine+. First Edition. First Printing ("regular edition," published simultaneously with a limited edition of 50 copies on French handmade paper and 125 copies on Van Gelder paper) of this ambitious project to benefit civilians displaced by the First World War, with introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Edited by and with a preface and a poem ("The Tryst") by Wharton, as well as with her translations of all poems, excepting the sonnet by M. Rostand. Royal 8vo (274 x 202mm): xxvi,154,[2]pp, with additional title page engraved on wood by Rudolph Ruicka, illustrations in color on glossy stock inserted, and numerous tissue-guarded black & white plates. Publisher's burnt orange quarter-cloth lettered in gilt over dark gray paper-covered boards, front cover titled in black within slate blue laurel-leaf border with central ornament. Printed by Daniel B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. Several pages deeply offset, faint tide mark to lower blank margins of three plates, else firmly bound and clean throughout. Updike & Smith 451. Garrison D1.1.a. Davis, p. 52. Featuring essays, poetry, art, and music by nearly 60 contributors, including Sarah Bernhardt, Rupert Brooke, George Santayana, Margaret Woods, John Singer Sargent, Claude Monet, Agnes Repplier, and W. B. Yeats. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

  • Wharton, Edith

    Published by Scribner,, New York:, 1916

    Seller: Quaker Hill Books, Redding, U.S.A.

    Association Member: ABAA ILAB

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    Gray Cloth. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Original articles in verse and prose with literary contributions by Hardy, James, Yeats, Conrad, Cocteau and an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Beautifully illustrated by Bakst, Beerbohm, Sargent etc. Some soiling and rubbing to borads, corners bumped, some minor scuffing to rear board. A lovely copy of this important and scarce work.

  • Wharton, Edith

    Publication Date: 1916

    Seller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA], Yarmouth, U.S.A.

    Association Member: ABAA ILAB

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    (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer). Original Articles in Verse and Prose / Illustrations reproduced from Original Paintings & Drawings. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. Original blue-grey paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. First (and only) Edition, of which this is Copy No. 70 of the 125 numbered large-paper copies printed on Van Gelder paper, signed by D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press. (In addition to 2000 trade copies, there were 175 large-paper copies -- #s 1-50 on French hand-made paper, and #s 51-175 on Van Gelder paper.) Edited and organized by Edith Wharton, this book's proceeds went to the people of Belgium and France made homeless by the Great War -- especially the child refugees from Flanders. Following an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt, the literary contributors include Sarah Bernhardt, Laurence Binyon, Rupert Brooke, Jean Cocteau, Joseph Conrad ("Poland Revisited"), John Galsworthy, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Alice Meynell, George Santayana, Igor Stravinsky, Edith Wharton and W. B. Yeats; the artistic contributors include Max Beerbohm, Charles Dana Gibson, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Auguste Rodin and John Singer Sargent. Condition is very good (rear cover soiled, endpapers cracked, a few leaves' lower margin eroded and repaired toward the rear); this is a hefty, sizable volume (13 by 10 inches). Garrison D1 (Wharton); Edel & Laurence B35a (James).

  • Seller image for The Book of The Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer) [Large Paper Copy] for sale by D&D Galleries - ABAA

    WHARTON, Edith (editor)

    Published by NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916., 1916

    Seller: D&D Galleries - ABAA, Somerville, U.S.A.

    Association Member: ABAA ILAB PBFA

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FIRST LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION. 1 vol., 4to., illustrated, copy #173 of 175 numbered large-paper copies printed on Van Gelder paper, signed by D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press. Bound in the publisher's original tan cloth backed gray paper boards, no ownership signature, inscription, or bookplate of any kind, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, back corners square, overall a VERY GOOD+ sharp copy.