Author:Burgess, Gelett

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The Miniature Purple Cow

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Susan Dawson & Karen Dawson: 1966

Seller ID: 000803

Condition: Near Fine


Miniature hardcover bound in purple leather with gilt decoration; oblong; 1 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches; 21 [2] pages; black and white line drawings by the author throughout. Boards show a hint of rubbing, light tanning to end papers, silver booksellers label from Lilliput, Tokyo in rear with old price in Japanese Yen. The Purple Cow is a short nonsense poem originally published in the first issue of Gelett Burgess's magazine The Lark in May 1895 and became his most widely know... View more info

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Mrs. Hope's Husband

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Century Co.: 1917

Seller ID: MH00176

Condition: Very Good


161 pages, black and white illustrated plates throughout; red cloth boards with gilt titling, previous owner address stamp (A. C. Guanzinoli) in front free end paper, a bit of foxing in end papers and at page edges, dust jacket is lightly toned from age with small, quarter inch chips out of head and tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. By the author of the popular "Goops" books, and an important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance ... View more info