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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
1 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. Cover is sunfaded around edges. Dust in near fine condition and covered with mylar cover.There is an inscription to Betty & Bob on front endpaper signed by Doran. (poor handwriting but looks to be 1953) Looks as though Doran signed this book again in 1954 (clear handwriting) on next page with additional inscription. There is a third original signature by Doran under his photo opposite title page. A fourth notable addition is a signed letter from George Doran to a Betty Weber in Chicago with postal cancellation dated May 1944 from Prescott, Arizona where the author lived . In the letter he mentions he is sending his book Chronicles of Barabbas which he published in 1934. The letter, envelope, and news articles of his death were all inside this the 1952 edition. Doran mentions his friendship with the Weber's and it appears they kept his letter in their copy of this 1952 Chronicles of Barabbas. A very rare if not unique set of memoriablia from the life of George Doran. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. A very rare book and collection of memoriablia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 449.97 USD
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The Official Birds and Flowers of Our Fifty States, Society, Postal Commemorative
2 Society, Postal Commemorative The Official Birds and Flowers of Our Fifty States
Bristol, Ct Postal Commemorative Society 1982 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Chuck Ripper 
Red binder with silver print. Contains fifty beautiful First Day of Issue postal covers all with 20 cent stamps. Each has states bird and flower with illustrated art by Chuck Ripper and cancelled in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 1982. Each envelope is in a mylar cover mounted in the special custom made binder. Inside hinge of binder has minor rusting on 2 inchs toward top otherwise the entire set looks new. Address on each is an individual in Amston, Connecticut. Very nice set. Postal Commemorative Societh (PCS) was formed in 1970 in Norwalk, Connecticut. In 2006, Postal Commemorative Society changed its name to PCS Stamps & Coins to reflect the shift in its product offers.; First Day Cover Collection; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Connecticut post offices and postmarks, Warmsley, Arthur J
3 Warmsley, Arthur J Connecticut post offices and postmarks
Portland, Ct Warmsley 1977 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed " To a couple of my good Florida friends, Arthur J. Wamsley, 8/22/82. Very Good condition. DJ has some soiling but no tears. A well researched history of Connecticut post offices and post marks prior to 1977. Chapters: Beginnings of the Post, Post Riders and Roads, By Steamboat and rail, A hat for every occassion, POstal Mysteries, Postmasters-Good, Bad, Indifferent, Our Post Office, Of Churches, Taverns, and Politics, Business, Industry and the Post, How many POst Offices in Connecticut?, Post mark vs Cancellation, Tidbits, In Summation, A word about Connecticut Fancy cancels, List of Connecticut Post Offices, Bibliography, Index. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Brodart Covered; Illustrations, Photographs, ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages; ; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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