Author:Burgess, Gelett


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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 of the 1890s. View more info

Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company:

Seller ID: CS00470

Condition: Very Good

Pictorial yellow cloth, 4to, not paginated, illustrated by Gelett Burgess throughout; a few blue ink splotches on endpapers; price clipped dust jacket is a bit rubbed now in mylar. From the dust jacket: A reissue- "by popular request of the best grandmothers"- of the Goop book which contains many of the funniest and most useful of Gelett Burgess's famous rhymes. 0 View more info

Are You A Bromide? Or, The Sulphitic Theory

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, B.W. Huebsch: 1906

Seller ID: CS00775

Condition: Very Good

Grey cloth with paste down paper title decorated in red and green, 12mo, 63 pages, each page framed with a decorative red border; faint adhesive mark on front cover, previous owner's bookplate adhered to front paste down. A charming little book, "expounded and exemplified according to the most recent researches into the psychology of boredom, including many well-known Bromidioms now in use". View more info

Have You an Educated Heart?

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York City, Boni & Liveright: 1925

Seller ID: CS00776

Condition: Very Good

Third printing, decorative paper backed in orange cloth with a paper paste down title, 12mo, 57 pages; very faint damp stain on front and rear fore edge of cover boards, also visible on endpapers, bookseller's stamp on rear paste down. A nifty little book. Bookseller's stamp is from The Seven Arts in Carmel, where Burgess lived and passed in 1951. View more info