A volume of intimate portraits, sketches and studies by the author of My Life and Loves. Includes chapters on Columbus, Joan of Arc, Napoleon, Tolstoy, Great Cities, Seville, Travel in France, Granada, Short Story Writing, Biography, Morals, Natural Religion, An Execution in Paris and A Love Story. Written by a man who has traveled and adventured in every quarter of the globe, a man who is at home in a dozen different languages, this book contains a mass of curious information that could with difficulty be found in a dozen ...
A volume of intimate portraits, sketches and studies by the author of My Life and Loves. Includes chapters on Columbus, Joan of Arc, Napoleon, Tolstoy, Great Cities, Seville, Travel in France, Granada, Short Story Writing, Biography, Morals, Natural Religion, An Execution in Paris and A Love Story. Written by a man who has traveled and adventured in every quarter of the globe, a man who is at home in a dozen different languages, this book contains a mass of curious information that could with difficulty be found in a dozen volumes of twice the bulk and size. For instance, one of the author's experiences is to be present at a guillotine execution in Paris. This volume clarifies and supplements the author's autobiography in many ways. It is as varied as his travels and as unconventional as his experiences. Part 1 deals with Persons, Part 2 with Places, Part 3 with Principles, and Part 4 with Passions.
Fine. No Jacket. Size: 9"x6"1; These are the confessions of one of the most infamous literary figures of the U.S. and England in the late 19th and early 20th century. This book is a remarkable collection of anecdotes, literary criticism, and reminiscence which revealed the serious side of this rogue, issued a year before his death in 1931. Book bound in a dark blue embossed cover with bright gilt portrait and signature of the author on the front and gilt lettering on the spine. Gilt top edge. Other edges deckled. 235 pp. First edition limited to 3010 copies of which this is 496. 14 chapters in four parts: Persons, Places, Principles and Passions. This is an interestingly bound book, #1983 of 3010 copies. Deckled edges. Boards are black textured cloth with a gold embossed caricature of Harris on the front board along with his embossed signature. Slight water damage. Title also gold embossed on the spine.
Very Good. Includes everything it's supposed to include. Light to moderate shelf wear. No apparent underlining/highlighting. "PORTRAITS SKETCHES AND STUDIES. 8vo, 235pgs. Number 239 of a 3010 copy LIMITED EDITION. Binding is weak but still attached." Hardcover.
Very Good/This book has a dust jacket. Book---------------Limited Edition of 3010 copies of this first edition were printed. This is #641. -----Navy cloth covers with gilt top pages and gilt cover design. 235pp-----------VERY GOOD CONDITION, tight solid, clean inside and out, fresh text, dust jacket slightly chipped.
Illustrated by Author Portrait Title Page. Very Good. 6x9" VERY GOOD Condition Green Clothbnd; 983pg pages; 5 Vols in 1. Complete, Unexpurgated Black ink outline of author cover art. Stated copy number 437 of 3010 copies. Very Nice, bright solid, clean copy. Gold spine & cover titles. Cover has 2" sketch of AUTHOR IN GOLD. All on Blue textures cloth hard cvoers. Gilt top edge to text block. Solid copy.
Very Good (small faults). No Jacket. Name ffep. Large Octavo. Gilt portrait titles on textured deep blue cloth. Several small, light spots on spine and lower inside corner of front cover. No. 396 of the 3, 010-copy limited edition.
Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Historical and travel writing by the author of "My Life and Loves." Machine numbered limited edition 1937/3010. Gilt top edge. Frank Harris (February 14, 1855-August 26, 1931) was a British editor, novelist, short story writer, journalist and publisher, who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to America early in life, working in a variety of unskilled jobs before attending the University of Kansas to read law. He was to eventually (1921) become a citizen there. After graduation he quickly tired of his legal career and returned to Europe in 1882. He traveled on continental Europe before settling in London to pursue a career in journalism. Though he attracted much attention during his life for his irascible, aggressive personality, editorship of famous periodicals, and friendship with the talented and famous, he is remembered mainly for his multiple-volume memoir My Life and Loves, which was banned in countries around the world for its sexual explicitness.
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Dark blue textured binding, with gilt art, title, publisher, in fine condition. 235 p. Includes illustrations. Gilt illustration of Harris on front of binding and another of the same in orange on the full title page. 1ST EDITION/1ST PRINTING-1930 EDITION. Not issued with a dust jacket. Tops of leaves are gilt, fore-edges and bottoms are untrimmed and are tanned from age. Beautiful quality of paper. No.38 of 3, 010 copies. Bookplate w/signature. Pages are uneven in length and the binding is sewn.
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