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1895
1895 Copy
Hillside Home School, (Eighth) 1895-96 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin. Printed by The Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the eighth year of Hillside Home School. "This is a Home, Farm and Industrial School for a limited number of young women, boys and girls. It has passed beyond the experimental period and now recommends itself by its results. The large corps of teachers employed, in proportion to the limited number of pupils, makes it possible to give careful personal supervision. The location of the school removes it from the distractions of the city, and surrounds...  Continue...  Pp 24 0018.30.0313
1895 Copy
Hillside Home School Calendar, 1895 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Twelve month calendar for the Hillside Home School for the year 1895. 21 photographs include the Hillside Home School I, Unity Chapel and the countryside. Possibly the first published of the Hillside Home School I and Unity Chapel. Photocopies from the State Historical Society, Madison, WI. Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries, Chicago. Two copies. Originals approximately 5.75 x 7.5 Pp 13 0018.31.0313
1895 Copy
Hillside Photo Album, Circa 1895 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Collection of eight photographs of the Hillside countryside, many which were published in the 1895 Hillside Home School Calendar. Photocopies from the State Historical Society, Madison, WI. Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries, Chicago. Two copies. Originals approximately 8.25 x 6.25 Pp 9 0018.32.0313
1895
The Poems of John Keats. The Penny Poets - XIX, The Masterpiece Library (Published by The Review of Reviews, London. Published for the Proprietor by Horace Marshall & Son, London. Printed by William Clowes and Sons) Keats, John; Edited by Stead, W.T. "Keats lived for twenty-five years among mortal men. This month, seventy-five years after his death, we are celebrating the centenary of his birth as that of one of the Immortals. Few of the men who were born a hundred years ago are held in such grateful remembrance as this consumptive youth...  Continue...  Wright designed the title page for the 1896 Auvergne Press edition of "The Eve of St. Agnes". (First Edition) For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 60 0018.28.0113
1895
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given From His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources and Collated With Many Manuscripts. Edited with Notes and Appendices By H. Buxton Forman. Complete Edition. Tan Cover (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed in the United States of America) Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh (Deluxe Edition, edges gilt three sides.) In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the four volume set was republished with minor...  Continue...  5 x 7.25. Hard Cover. (First Edition) For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0018.21.1010
1895
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given From His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources and Collated With Many Manuscripts. Edited with Notes and Appendices By H. Buxton Forman. Complete Edition. Burgundy Cover  (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed in the United States of America) Note: First Version. This version is virtually identical to the second Crowell edition. Title, title page and portrait changed. Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh (Astor Edition embossed on front cover.) In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the four volume set was republished with minor revisions. In 1890 the single 1884...  Continue...  (First Edition) For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0018.06.0610
0018.27.0912
1895
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given From His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources and Collated With Many Manuscripts. Edited with Notes and Appendices By H. Buxton Forman. Complete Edition. (Hard Cover) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York and Boston. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.) Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh Published as part of the Gladstone Edition of Poets Series. Virtually the same edition as the 1895 and Astor, with slight change to title page. This 1895 edition includes the extensive biographical sketch by Nathan Haskell Dole, and includes Forman’s notes as well as Hunt’s Reviews from 1820 and 1844. Dole writes of his earlier work "It is interesting to note that the modern worshippers of Keats...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0018.11.0710
1895
The Gladstone Edition of Poets (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York) Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Brochure for The Gladstone Edition of Poets Series includes "The Poetical Works of John Keats". "A new line of standard poets, well printed on good paper, from clear type, with frontispieces and specially designed title pages. Strongly and beautifully bound in cloth, with neat design, gilt top. Per vol., $0.75. Also published in Half Calf, Gilt Top, Full gilt back, marble paper sides. Per vol., $1.75." 3.5 x 5.75. Pp 4 0018.12.0710
1895
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given From His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources and Collated With Many Manuscripts. Edited with Notes and Appendices By H. Buxton Forman. Complete Edition. Burgundy Cover Hard Cover. (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.) Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the four volume set was republished with minor revisions. In 1890 the single 1884 volume was reissued as "Prose and Poetry, A Book of Fresh...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0018.24.1011
1895
The Complete Poetical Works of John Keats with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. (Deluxe Leather Hard Cover) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed in the United States of America) Note: Second Version. This version is virtually identical to the first Crowell edition. Title "Complete...", title page and portrait changed. Deluxe leather cover. Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the four volume set was republished with minor revisions. In 1890 the single 1884 volume was reissued as "Prose and Poetry, A Book of Fresh...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0018.08.0710
1895
The Complete Poetical Works of John Keats with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. (Deluxe Leather and Green Cloth Hard Cover) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed in the United States of America) Note: This version is identical to the Crowell edition  (0018.08). The cover and portrait are the only changes. Deluxe leather and cloth cover. Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the four volume set was republished with minor revisions. In 1890 the single 1884 volume was reissued as "Prose and Poetry, A Book of Fresh...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0018.25.0112
1895
The Complete Poetical Works of John Keats with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. (Deluxe Leather Hard Cover, design stamped in leather. Tree with fruit, within a border, title gilt.) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed in the United States of America) Note: This version is identical to the Crowell editions (0018.08) & (0018.25) Title "Complete...", the cover and portrait (of one) are the only changes. Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh

In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the four volume set was republished with minor revisions. In 1890 the single 1884 volume was reissued as "Prose and Poetry, A Book of Fresh...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study.

Pp 661 0018.37.0714
1895
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given From His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources and Collated With Many Manuscripts. Edited with Notes and Appendices By H. Buxton Forman. Vol. I and Vol. II. (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, New York: 46 East 14th Street. Boston: 100 Purchase Street. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed by Rockwell and Churchill, Boston.)  Note: Third Version. This two volume version is virtually identical...  Continue...  Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh In 1883 Reeves first published a four volume set of Keats complete poetical works which included and extensive preface by Forman. In 1884 Reeves condensed the set into a single volume which included Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface. In 1889 the...  Continue...  Wright designed the title page for the 1896 Auvergne Press edition of "The Eve of St. Agnes". Hard Cover 5 x 7.9. (First Edition) For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. V I: Pp 1-311

V II: Pp 313-661

0018.09.0710  0018.10.0710
1895
John Keats. A Critical Essay. By Robert Bridges. (Privately Printed, 1895. Two Hundred and Fifty Copies printed.) Bridges, Robert An extensive essay on the writings of John Keats. Bridges writes, "The Eve of St. Agnes... is much more powerful. It is well done throughout, and except for some expressions, criticism could only quarrel with the machinery of the story... The Eve of St. Agnes is not only a passionate tale, but it is very rich in the kind of beauty characteristic of Keats, and contains high poetry both of diction and felling...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 97 0018.07.0710
1895
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given From His Own Editions and Other Authentic Sources and Collated With Many Manuscripts. Edited by H. Buxton Forman. Third Edition. Augmented and Corrected in Three Volumes. Vol. I-III. (Published by J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia. Copyright, 1894 By J. B. Lippincott Company. Printed by J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, U. S. A.) Keats; Dole; Forman, H. Buxton This three volume set includes Forman’s extensive Editor’s Preface dated December 1883 with a Postscript dated January 1889. Forman writes: "The manuscripts of Endymoin, Lamia, The Eve of St. Agnes and portions of Isabella should be mentioned...  Continue...  Wright designed the title page for the 1896 Auvergne Press edition of "The Eve of St. Agnes". Hard Cover. 5.5 x 8.5. (Third Edition) For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 1-199
Pp 200-420
Pp 421-597
0018.13.0810 0018.14.0810 0018.15.0810
1895
The House Beautiful (Hard Cover) (Published by James H. West Co., Boston Mass.) Gannett, William Channing 1895 Cloth Version, Pre Frank Lloyd Wright.  This was published two - three years before Frank Lloyd Wright published his version. It was a version like this he read. "I brought out a copy of William C. Gannet's (Sp) 'The House Beautiful,' an essay which I admired very much...".(1) There at least two cloth hard cover version published by James H. West Co. This version: white cloth, gold stamped cover. Inside front and back cover white-ivory paper. Original HC List Price...  Continue...  Pp 60 0018.03.0301
1895
The House Beautiful  (Hard Cover)  (Published by James H. West Co., Boston Mass.) Gannett, William Channing 1895 Cloth Version, Pre Frank Lloyd Wright.  This was published two - three years before Frank Lloyd Wright published his version. It was a version like this he read. "I brought out a copy of William C. Gannet's (Sp) 'The House Beautiful,' an essay which I admired very much...".(1) There at least two cloth hard cover version published by James H. West Co. This version: white cloth, gold stamped cover. The only difference between this and the above version is...  Continue...  Pp 60 0018.04.1101
1895
The House Beautiful  (Soft Cover)  (Published by James H. West Co., Boston Mass.) Gannett, William Channing 1895 Tinted Paper, Choice Edition. Pre Frank Lloyd Wright.  This was published two-three years before Frank Lloyd Wright published his version. It was a version like this he read. "I brought out a copy of William C. Gannet's (Sp) 'The House Beautiful,' an essay which I admired very much...".(1)  "Paper, choice edition, silk-stitched, white of tinted covers, put in entitled envelopes" (inside back cover). Original SC List Price choice edition 15 cents; cheap edition...  Continue...  Pp 26 0018.05.1101
1895
Volunteer Grain (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. One hundred and sixty copies printed from type, of which one hundred and fifty were for sale. Printed by John Wilson and Son on Laid paper with "Van Gelder Zonen and a "crowned fleur-de-lis symbol" watermark. Top edge gilt, others uncut.) Browne, Francis Fisher Krause #1. One hundred and sixty copies were printed, of which one hundred and fifty were for sale. Printed on hand-made paper.(Critic1895, p94). According to The Publishers' Weekly, April 25, 1896, p716, the list price was net $2.25. Chauncey L. Williams (1895 - S.033), a client of Wright's, partnered with Washington Irving Way in 1895 to form...  Continue...  For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore.  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 70 0018.16.0411 0018.29.1013
1895
Russian Fairy Tales,. From the Skazki of Polevoi (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, London & Bungay. Trimmed top and side, top is gilt.) Bain, R. Nisbet Krause #3. A compilation of twenty-four fairy tales. Preface: The existence of the Russian "Skazki" or "Marchen" was first made generally known to the British Public some twenty years ago by Mr. W. B. S. Ralston in his "Russian Folk Tales." That excellent and most engrossing volume was, primarily, a treatise on Slavonic Folk-Lore, illustrated with admirable skill and judgment, by stories, mainly selected from the vast collection of Afanasiev...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 264 0018.38.0115
1895 
Queen Helen and Other Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the De Vinne Press, with two reduced engravings from the composition of John Flaxman illustrating The Iliad of Homer. Printed on hand-made paper, top edge gilt, others uncut.) Cheney, John Vance Krause #4. A compilation of fourteen poems. Queen Helen being the longest. Homeric Experiments include seven. "Note. These experiments are based on the English verse and prose of several translators; to whom, especially to Messrs. Lang, Leaf, and Meyers, is here offered most humble apology." Also includes Anacreon (2), Homer, The Iliad, The Odyssey, and Halcyone. Cover lettering and design...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 78 0018.18.0411 0018.20.0511
1895
Under The Pines and Other Verses (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed for Way and Williams by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, from Plates made by The Dial Press: 1895. Printed on a very fine light beige laid paper with "Way and Williams" watermark. Top edge gilt, others uncut.) Coonley, Lydia Avery Kraus #6. A compilation of poems. "...Mrs. Coonley writes because she is moved to write. Her thought and her expression are transparently sincere. Her attitude toward life is one of unstinted helpfulness; her constant endeavor is to see the best in her fellows and to realize the best in herself. These characteristics pervade the poems collected in this volume. If the book invited destructive criticism, its spirit would disarm the...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 104 0018.41.1117
1895
The Little Room and Other Stories (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed for Way and Williams by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, from Plates made by The Dial Press: 1895. Printed on laid paper with "Way and Williams" watermark. Top edge trimmed and gilt, others uncut.) Wynne, Madelene Yale Krause #7. "The symbolism of these tales is so heavily veiled that some readers will see in them nothing but provoking mysteries: this is very likely to be the case with the title story. Yet the style is simple and pleasant, and the book furnishes an agreeable diversion, even to those readers who do not care to bother themselves with the meaning of the tales." Book Review: W. H. Carruth, The Agora, 1995-6. Six short stories including...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 145 0018.39.0415 0018.42.0518
1895
Paul & Virginia of a Northern Zone (Poul og Virginie under nordlig Bredde) From the Danish of Holger Drachmann. (Translated by Francis F. Browne.) (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed for Way and Williams by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, from Plates made by The Dial Press: 1895) Printed on a very fine light beige laid paper with "Way and Williams" watermark. (Republished in 1901 as "Nanna, Story of Danish Love".) Drachmann, Holger; Re-written in English by Browne, Francis F. Krause #8. "Introductory Note. Some years ago my excellent Danish friend, the lamented Thorkild A. Schoovelin, spoke to me in admiration of the works of his countryman Holger Drachmann, and suggested the project of making an English translation... and at his request I aided in the not easy task of giving to this charming Northern Idyll an adequate...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore.  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 208 0018.17.0311
1895
The Banquet of Plato (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Decorations by Mr. Bruce Rogers. Printed by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co. at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, on laid paper with "Way and Williams" watermark. Top of the pages are gilt, others are uncut.) Translated by Shelley, Percy Bysshe Kraus #9. Translated from the Greek of Plato. This fable was extracted from the Metamorphoses of Apuleius, originally written in Latin. A reprint of Shelley's little-known translation of "The Banquet of Plato," prefaced by the poet's fragmentary note on "The Symposium." Shelley: "I am employed just now, having little better to do, in translating into my faint and inefficient periods, the divine eloquence of Plato’s Symposium; only...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 126 0018.35.0514
1895
Little Leaders (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed for Way and Williams by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, from Plates made by The Dial Press: 1895. Bound in dark red buckram with gilt lettering. Printed on laid paper with "Way and Williams" watermark. Top edge is trimmed and gilt, others uncut.) Payne, William Morton Krause #10. "To my old friend and fellow-worker, Francis Fisher Browne, who has done more than any other man to promote the interests of literature in Chicago. Preface. The contents of this little book consist of a series of papers reprinted from 'The Dial,' in which periodical, scattered through the past three years, they first did duty as editorial articles. The title now given to the collection is thus accounted for, as well...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 278 0018.33.0114
1895
Vespertilia and Other Verses (Hard Cover) (Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by T. and A. Constable, Printers to Her Majesty, at the Edinburgh University Press, on a laid paper, uncut edges.) Watson, Rosamund Marriott (who wrote under the pseudonym Graham R. Tomson), Author of 'A Summer...

Kraus #12. Title page and cover designed by R. Anning Bell. Of this edition, 650 copies were printed for England and America. A compilation of 45 poems. Vespertilia:
  In the late autumn's dusky-golden prime,
  When sickles gleam and rusts the idle plough,
  The time of apples dropping from the bough,
  And yellow leaves on sycamore and lime ;
  O'er grassy uplands far
...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams.

P 111 0018.34.0514
1895
The Death-Wake or Lunacy. A Necromaunt in three Chimeras. (Hard Cover) (Published by John Lane, London, Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. At the Ballantyne Press, London & Edinburgh. Prinhted on laid paper, top edges trimmed, others uncut.) Stoddart, Thomas. With an Introduction by Lang, Andrew Krause #21. "Introduction. The extreme rarity of The Death-Wake is a reason for its republication, which may or may not be approved of by collectors. Of the original edition the Author says that more than seventy copies were sold in the first week of publication, but thereafter the publisher failed in business. Mr. Stoddart recovered the sheets of his poem, and his cook gradually, and perhaps not injudiciously...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 124 0018.19.0411
1896
1896
Essays in Criticism. The Study of Poetry. John Keats; Wordsworth. Edited by Susan S. Sheridan. Hillouse High School, New Haven, Conn. The Academy Series of English Classics. (Published by Allyn and Bacon, Boston and Chicago. Copyright, 1896, By Susan S. Sheridan. Printed by Norwood Press. J.A. Cushing & Co. - Berwick & Smith, Norwood, Mass. U.S.A.) Arnold, Matthew; Edited by Sheridan, Susan S. In Arnold’s extensive essay on Keats he writes, "We who believe Keats to have been by his promise, at any rate, if not fully by his performance, one of the very greatest of English poets... Keats was a great spirit, and counts for far more than many even of his admirers suppose... No one else in English poetry, save Shakespeare, has in expression quite the fascinating felicity of Keats, his...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 101 0022.03.0312
1896
The Eve of St. Agnes (Published on a hand press by Auvergne Press, River Forest, Illinois) Keats, John, with an appreciation by Leigh Hunt. “Printed on a hand press by William H. Winslow & Chauncey L. Williams (both were Wright neighbors and clients), for pleasure and their friends, at The Auvergne Press, River Forest, Illinois; and finished the 19th day of December 1896. This copy is number 14 of an edition of sixty five copies, printed on hand-made paper. The title page of this little book is from a design especially made for it by Frank L. Wright.”  Title page published in: “FLW Graphic...  Continue...  (Sweeney 22) Pp 27 0022.00.1106
C 1896
The Eve of St. Agnes (Circa 1896 Caldwell Version) (Hard Cover) (Illustrated by Edmund H. Garrett. Under The Supervision of Geo T. Andrew. Published By H. M. Caldwell Co. (New York, Boston). (Geo T. Andrew was an artisan who worked on many books during this time period. Lacking a photographic process, the illustrations were engraved on wood by hand, creating exquisite reproductions of the original illustrations.) Keats, John Published with twenty five Illustrations by Edmund H. Garrett. Exactly like the Estes version, but the page with the copyright and date has been deleted. Cloth and gilt-stamped cover with floral illustration on the cover. Printed on heavy paper (card stock). Some references to this version being printed in 1890...  Continue...  Wright designed the title page for the 1896 Auvergne Press edition. First Caldwell edition. 7 x 8.9. For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 43 0022.01.0510
C 1896
The Eve of St. Agnes (1896 Caldwell Version II) (Illustrated by Edmund H. Garrett. Under The Supervision of Geo T. Andrew. Published By H. M. Caldwell Co. (New York, Boston). (Geo T. Andrew was an artisan who worked on many books during this time period. Lacking a photographic process, the illustrations were engraved on wood by hand, creating exquisite reproductions of the original illustrations.) (Note: Only change to this Version II is illustration pasted on...  Continue... Keats, John Published with twenty five Illustrations by Edmund H. Garrett. Exactly like the Estes version, but the page with the copyright and date has been deleted. Cloth and gilt-stamped cover with floral and farm illustration on the cover. Printed on heavy paper (card stock). Some references to this version being printed in 1890. On April 11, 1896 Herbert M. Caldwell ran a full page ad in the Publishers’ Weekly...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 43 0022.06.0810
C 1896
The Eve of St. Agnes (1896 Caldwell Version III) (Illustrated by Edmund H. Garrett. Under The Supervision of Geo T. Andrew. Published By H. M. Caldwell Co. (New York, Boston). (Geo T. Andrew was an artisan who worked on many books during this time period. Lacking a photographic process, the illustrations were engraved on wood by hand, creating exquisite reproductions of the original illustrations.) (Note: Only change to this Version III is the red cloth and illustration pasted...  Continue... Keats, John Published with twenty five Illustrations by Edmund H. Garrett. Exactly like the Estes version, but the page with the copyright and date has been deleted. Red cloth and gilt-stamped cover with Christmas holly illustration with a printed silver background on the cover. Printed on heavy paper (card stock). Some references to this version being printed in 1890. On April 11, 1896 Herbert M. Caldwell ran a full page...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 43 0022.41.0914
C 1896

The Eve of St. Agnes (1896 Caldwell Version IV) (Illustrated by Edmund H. Garrett. Under The Supervision of Geo T. Andrew. Published By H. M. Caldwell Co. (New York, Boston). (Geo T. Andrew was an artisan who worked on many books during this time period. Lacking a photographic process, the illustrations were engraved on wood by hand, creating exquisite reproductions of the original illustrations.) (Note: Only change to this Version IV is the cloth and illustration pasted...  Continue...

Keats, John Published with twenty five Illustrations by Edmund H. Garrett. Exactly like the Estes version, but the page with the copyright and date has been deleted. White cloth and gilt-stamped cover with floral illustration. Illustration is not printed in standard four color process. There appears to be at least 16 or more plates, yellow, olive, light, medium and dark green, brown, light and dark pink, orange, red and dark red, light and...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 43 0022.48.1215
1896
Poems by John Keats, Edited, With Introduction and Notes by Arlo Bates (Hard Cover) (Published as part of the Atbenaeum Press Series, by Ginn & Company, Boston, New York, Chicago, London) Keats, John; Bates, Arlo Bates writes "He continued in failing health through the spring, sometimes better and sometimes worse, unable to do any work beyond the revising of his last volume of poems for the press. This appears in the summer of 1820. It was called, ‘Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes and Other Poems’. The fragment of ‘Hyperion’ was included at the request of the publishers. The reviews...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 302 0022.02.0313
1896 (1908)
John Keats. The Apothecary Poet. By William Osler, M.D. (Read at the John Hopkins Hospital Club, October 29, 1895. Published in the John Hopkins Hospital Bulletin, Volume VII, No. 58, January, 1896.)

(Reprinted here in An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays. By William Osler, M.D. Published by Oxford University Press Canadian Branch. Toronto, London. 1908)

Osler, William Osler writes, "When all the circumstances are taken into account, the English Parnassus affords no parallel to the career of Keats... In June, 1820, appeared Keats's third work, Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes, and other poems, which placed him in the first rank of English writers... All lovers of poetry cherish Keats's memory for the splendour of the verse with which he has enriched our literature. There...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 37-54 0022.04.0710
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The House Beautiful  (Original Collotype Proof)  (Proof photographed and hand printed by Frank Lloyd Wright circa 1896.  Proof on Japanese tissue before publication of "The House Beautiful" by William Channing Gannett. Auvergne Press, River Forest, Ill., 1897. Design: Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright, Frank Lloyd After commissioning Wright to design his home in 1893, William Herman Winslow also charged him with the design of this book, which they printed together by hand. The text is a quintessential expression of Arts and Crafts philosophy, but the design, apart from its great emphasis on decoration does not follow the usual Arts and Crafts lines. Rather it shows the innovative brilliance of Wright, ahead of his time in bookwork, just as he was giving...  Continue...  (Sweeney 18) Proof 0018.01.0101
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The House Beautiful, The (1896-7) (Published by The Auvergne Press, River Forest. The Auvergne Press was established by two of Wright's clients, William H. Winslow and Chauncey L. Williams in the stable designed for Winslow.) Printed by hand by Winslow and Wright.


 
Gannett, William Channing; Wright, Frank Lloyd Cover Binding - Book #69 of 90. The House Beautiful was produced in a limited edition of 90.  Includes fragments of an original binding of copy number 69 of edition of 90 which were hand printed by Wright. This book was acquired by Kelmscott Gallery, Chicago in the early 1980s from a member of the Fletcher family. Fletcher was W. H. Winslow's business partner and brother-in-law to John Wellborn Root of Burnham & Root. The corner was...  Continue...  (Sweeney 18) Pp 55 0018.00.0806
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The House Beautiful  (Single Sheet)  (Published by Auvergne Press, River Forest, Illinois)
The House Beautiful (Four Pages, Two Page Spread) (Published by The Auvergne Press, River Forest. The Auvergne Press was established by two of Wright's clients, William H. Winslow and Chauncey L. Williams in the stable designed for Winslow.) Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Printed by hand by Winslow and Wright.
Gannett, William Channing; Wright, Frank Lloyd Four disbound original pages of Book 69 of 90, Frank Lloyd Wright designer. Pages 12-15 - Book 69 of 90. After commissioning Wright to design his home in 1893, William Herman Winslow also charged him with the design of this book, which they printed together by hand. The text is a quintessential expression of Arts and Crafts philosophy, but the design, apart from its great emphasis on decoration does not follow the usual Arts and Crafts lines. Rather it shows...  Continue...  (Sweeney 18) Pages 12-15 0018.02.1200
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The House Beautiful (Published by The Auvergne Press, River Forest. The Auvergne Press was established by two of Wright's clients, William H. Winslow and Chauncey L. Williams in the stable designed for Winslow.) Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Printed by hand by Winslow and Wright. Gannett, William Channing; Wright, Frank Lloyd Two disbound original pages, Frank Lloyd Wright designer. Pages 38-39 (Possibly from Book 69 of 90. Auvergne Press, River Forest, Ill., 1896-8. After commissioning Wright to design his home in 1893, William Herman Winslow also charged him with the design of this book, which they printed together by hand. The text is a quintessential expression of Arts and Crafts philosophy, but the design, apart from its great emphasis on decoration does not follow the usual Arts and...  Continue...  (Sweeney 18) Pp 38-39 0018.40.1217
1896
The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Selected and Arranged with notes by Francis Turner Palgrave, Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford. (Hard Cover) (Published by MacMillan and Co., Ltd. London and New York. Printed by Richard Cly and Sons, Limited, London and Bungay. Boards are covered in blue cloth. Design stamped and gilt on cover.) Keats, John; Palgrave, Francis T. This edition published as part of the Golden Treasury Series. First published in 1861, reprinted 23 times. Second edition 1891, reprinted three times, this is the third. A compilation of over 80 poets, Keats being included. Although The Eve of St. Agnes is not included, a number of Keats other poems are included. It begins with a short introduction by Francis T. Palgrave, dated August 1861. Boards...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 381 0022.42.1213
1896
The Were-Wolf. (Hard Cover) (Published by John Lane, At The Bodley Head, London, Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by W. H. White and Co., Edinburgh Riverside Press, on a laid paper, edges trimmed.) Housman, Clemence; With six Illustrations by Laurence Housman (sister). Kraus #15. "The great farm hall was ablaze with the fire-light, and noisy with laughter and talk and many-sounding work. None could be idle but the very young and the very old: little Rol, who was hugging a puppy, and old Trella, whose palsied hand fumbled over her knitting. The early evening had closed in, and the farm-servants, come from their outdoor work, had assembled in the ample hall, which gave space for a score or...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 123 0022.53.1117
1896
Ecce Puella and other Prose Imaginings (Published by Elkin Mathews, London, Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by R. ffolkard & Son, 22, Devonshire Street, Bloomsbury, London, W.C. Printed on laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown (symbol) Abbey Mills, Greenfield" watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Sharp, William Krause #19. "Note. ‘Ecce Puella’ comprises all that the author cares to disengage from Fair Woman, an illustrated monograph which he undertook at the instance of the late Philip Gilbert Hamerton, for the Portfolio Series. It has, of course, been reworked into this, its essential form. ‘Love in a Mist’ originally was published, with illustrations, in Good Words. ‘Fragments from the Lost Journals of Piero di Cosimo’ appears...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 124 0022.12.0411
1896
A Mountain Woman (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U. S. A., on Laid paper. Top edge gilt, others uncut. ) Peattie, Elia W. Krause #23. "Foreword. Most of the tales in this little book have been printed before. ‘A Mountain Woman’ appeared in Harpers’ Weekly, as did ‘The Three Johns’ and ‘A Resuscitation.’ ‘Jim Lacy’s Waterloo’ was printed in he Cosmopolitan, ‘A Michigan Man’ in Lippincott’s and ‘Up the Gulch’ in Two Tales... E. W. P." Lettering and design n the cover stamped in silver. Back cover has the same design as the front minus...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 251 0022.08.0411 0022.38.0214
1896
Ode For The Bicentenary Commemoration of Henry Purcell, With Other Poems and a Preface on the Musical Setting of Poetry. (Published by Elkin Mathews, Vigo Street, London. Printed by R. Folkard & Son. Printed on laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown (symbol) Abbey Mills, Greenfield" watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut. Note: This is the English first edition. Way & Williams version is second edition, only change includes "Way & Williams" on title page.) Bridges, Robert Krause #24. Ode to Music. "Preface. The words of the Ode as here given differ slightly from those which appeared with Dr. Parry’s Cantata, sung at the Leeds Festival and at the Purcell Commemoration in London last year. Since the poem was never perfected as a musical ode, – and I was not in every particular responsible for it, – I have tried to make it more presentable to readers, and in so doing...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 43 0022.19.0411
1896
Purcell Ode and Other Poems (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A. on laid paper with a fleur-de-lis design within an escutcheon topped by a horned crown, and a Van Gelder Zonen watermark. Top edge trimmed and gilt, others uncut.) Bridges, Robert Kraus #24a. The content of this version is consistent with the above (Kraus 24). Layout and plates differ. "Preface. The words of the Ode as here given differ slightly from those which appeared with Dr. Parry’s Cantata, sung at the Leeds Festival and at the Purcell Commemoration in London last year. Since the poem was never perfected as a musical ode, – and I was not in every particular responsible  for it, – I have tried to make it more...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 54 0022.39.0414
1896
Purcell Ode and Other Poems (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A. on laid paper with a fleur-de-lis design within an escutcheon topped by a horned crown, and a Van Gelder Zonen watermark. Top edge trimmed and gilt, others uncut. Note: Second copy, spine has been repaired. Stock covering spine is the same paper but different color. Boards have also been coated with a varnish. End pages have been replaced.) Bridges, Robert (Kraus 24a) The content of this version is consistent with the above (Kraus 24). Layout and plates differ. "Preface. The words of the Ode as here given differ slightly from those which appeared with Dr. Parry’s Cantata, sung at the Leeds Festival and at the Purcell Commemoration in London last year. Since the poem was never perfected as a musical ode, – and I was not in every particular responsible  for it, – I have tried to make it more...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 54 0022.46.1215
1896
The Colour of Life and Other Essays on Things seen and Heard (Hard Cover) (Published by John Lane: Vigo St., London. Way and Williams, Chicago. Printed by W. H. White and Co. LTD. Edinburgh Riverside Press. Printed on laid paper, top trimmed, others uncut.) Meynell, Alice Krause #26. "The Colour of Life. Red has been praised for its nobility as the color of life. But the true colour of life is not red. Red is the colour of violence, or of life broken open, edited, and published. Or if red is indeed the colour of life, it is so only on condition that it is not seen..." A compilation of fourteen short stories. First edition includes four pages of reviews for the authors first two books. It also...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 103 0022.16.0411 0022.32.0213 0022.35.0713
1896
The Sonnet in England and other Essays (Published by John Lane, London. Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by J. Miller and Son, Edinburgh, on laid paper, top edge gilt, others uncut. Elkin Mathews monogram printed on back cover. First edition published in by Mathews and Lane in 1893. This second edition published by Land and Williams & Way.) Noble, J. Ashcroft Krause #27. "The greater part of the contents of this volume has previously been printed. The first essay appeared in the Contemporary Review, the second in Fraser’s Magazine, the third in the London Quarterly Review, the fourth in Macmillan’s Magazine, and the papers on Robert Stephen Hawkers and Mr. Robert Buchanan are expansions of articles contributed to a work which, my own share in it being very...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 211 0022.07.0411
1896
From Cairo To The Soudan Frontier (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago, John Lane at the Bodley Head, London. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. At the Ballantyne Press. London & Edinburgh.) Traill, H. D. Kraus #28 Printed on laid paper, pages are uncut. "This book first appeared serially in the columns of 'The Daily Telegraph,' to the Proprietors of which journals thanks are due for permission to reprint." "Preface: The sketches here published pretend to know other character than that of a record of impressions derived from a couple of brief tours in Egypt during the winter of 1893–4 and 1895–6. But it is hoped that their interest, such as it...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 256 0022.52.1117
1896
The Epistolary Flirt In Four Exposures (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co. 1896, on laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown (symbol) Abbey Mills, Greenfield" watermark. Top edges cut and tinted yellow, others uncut. According to Kraus, there are a number of different versions. A&B: Red cloth, lettering and border in gold or black; C: White cloth, dark blue lettering and border on front and back cover.) Amory, Esmerie Krause #32. The story is narrated in dialogue form and is told in "four exposures" (four scenes), with three characters. Ernestine, a woman who writes verses; Irwin, a man who writes verse; and Philip, a man who writes poetry. "Scene I. Place: The library of a city house. Present: Ernestine and Philip. Time: Evening. Philip. – How did it begin? Ernestine. – How does anything begin, Philip? First the blade, then the ear...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 100 0022.15.0411
1896
The Epistolary Flirt In Four Exposures (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co. 1896, on laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown (symbol) Abbey Mills, Greenfield" watermark. Top edges cut and gilt, others uncut. Note: Version two, white cloth, drawing of a small angel illustrated in dark blue ink on a light blue background. Illustrated by Frank Hazenplug.) Amory, Esmerie Krause #32.Only difference between this and red cover version is cover. The story is narrated in dialogue form and is told in "four exposures" (four scenes), with three characters. Ernestine, a woman who writes verses; Irwin, a man who writes verse; and Philip, a man who writes poetry. "Scene I. Place: The library of a city house. Present: Ernestine and Philip. Time: Evening. Philip. – How did it begin? Ernestine. – How does anything...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 100 0022.51.1017
1896
Green Arras (Published by John Lane at the Bodley Head, London. Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by R. Folkard & Son, 22, Devonshire St., Queen Sq., London.) Housman, Laurence Krause #33. Compilation of over forty poems. Cover, Title-page, and Illustrations by the author. Each poem begins with a decorative initial capital letter. In addition to the title page, and initial caps, there are five additional illustrations Gilt lettering and design on cover. Printed on laid paper, pages are uncut. Original list price $1.50. 5.25 x 7.8. (First Edition) See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 90 0022.28.0212
1896
The Lucky Number (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co., on laid paper with a "Semper Paratus", a symbol of a "Dragon with wings holding a pole with two flags", "Cumberland" watermark. Top edges gilt, others uncut.) Friedman, I. K. Krause #34. "Devereux is a Frenchman his name has told you that at a glance; he is a Frenchman out of France, a fish out of water, and the water is cleaner for the absence of the fish. Anxious as France is for an increased population she offered every inducement in the world to Devereux, and those of his compatriots who frequent his saloon, to stay in America. They had left their country to our country's detriment, true patriots...  Continue...    See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 217 0022.43.0715
1896
The Real Issue (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co., on laid paper with a "Semper Paratus", a symbol of a "Dragon with wings holding a pole with two flags", "Cumberland" watermark. Top edges gilt, others uncut.) White, William Allen Krause #35. "It was near the close of a long session – a session which had lasted a winter and a spring and a summer, and threatened to push itself into the first days of autumn, when Wharton, the western member, who had been in the house five terms, concluded to pack his valise and go home..." White was the editor of the Emporia Gazette in Kansas. "...believing that Kansas has never been properly...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 212 0022.09.0411
1896
Aucassin & Nicolete (Soft Cover) (Published by David Nutt, London. Way and Williams, Chicago. Translated June, 1887. Originally published in November, 1887. This is Way & Williams' First Edition.) Done in English by Lang, Andrew Krause #36 Binding 1. "Introduction. There is nothing in artistic poetry quite akin to 'Aucassin and Nicolete.' By a rare piece of good fortune the one manuscript of the Song-Story has escaped those waves of time, which have wrecked the bark of Menander, and left of Sappho but a few floating fragments. The form of the tale is peculiar; we have nothing else from the twelfth or thirteenth century in the alternate prose and verse...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 51 0022.25.0611
1896
Aucassin & Nicolete (Hard Cover) (Published by David Nutt, London. Way and Williams, Chicago. Translated June, 1887. Originally published in November, 1887, in an edition of 550 small and 60 large paper copies. This version is identical to the soft cover version. Only difference is the addition of the hard cover over the soft cover version. Printed by the Chiswick Press: Charles Whittingham and Co., Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London, on laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown... Done in English by Lang, Andrew Krause #36 Binding 2. Dedicated to The Hon. James Russell Lowell. "Introduction. There is nothing in artistic poetry quite akin to 'Aucassin and Nicolete.' By a rare piece of good fortune the one manuscript of the Song-Story has escaped those waves of time, which have wrecked the bark of Menander, and left of Sappho but a few floating fragments. The form of the tale is peculiar; we have nothing else from the twelfth...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 51 0022.40.0514
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1897
The Real Issue, A Book of Kansas Stories (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co., on laid paper, some pages with "Way & Williams" watermark, and some with a "Semper Paratus", a symbol of a "Dragon with wings holding a pole with two flags", "Cumberland" watermark. Note: Second watermark is the same as the first edition. Possibly used sheets left over from first edition. Top edges gilt, others uncut.) White, William Allen Krause #35. "It was near the close of a long session – a session which had lasted a winter and a spring and a summer, and threatened to push itself into the first days of autumn, when Wharton, the western member, who had been in the house five terms, concluded to pack his valise and go home..." White was the editor of the Emporia Gazette in Kansas. "...believing that Kansas has never been properly...  Continue...    See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 212 0022.17.0411 0022.24.0511
1897
The Real Issue, A Book of Kansas Stories (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co., 1897, on laid paper, no watermarks this edition. Top edges cut, others uncut.) White, William Allen Krause #35. First published by Way and Williams in 1896 under the title "The Real Issue". Added to copyright notice on page 4 "First Edition, November 25, 1896, Second Edition, January 6, 1897, Third Edition February 20, 1897, Fourth Edition April 26, 1897, Fifth Edition July 15, 1897. Cover design by Frank Hazenplug, design on the front cover only this time. Note "H" bottom left hand corner of cover. Original list price $1.25. 4.6 x 7. (Fifth Edition) See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 212 0022.21.0511
1897
The Eve of St. Agnes, Dramatic Ballad. From the Poem by Keats. Composed for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra. By Thomas Whitney Surette. Novello’s Original Octavo Edition. (Published by Novello, Ewer and Co. London & New York. Copyright, 1897, by Novello, Ewer and Co.) Keats, John; Surette, Thomas Whitney To commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of John Keats’ birth (1895) Surette composed a ballad of the much loved "The Eve of St. Agnes" which was "received with genuine enthusiasm". "Mr. Surette’s new dramatic ballad, founded on Keats’s well-known poem...  Continue...    Wright designed the title page for the 1896 Auvergne Press edition of "The Eve of St. Agnes". Digital and printed version. 6.75 x 10. For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 63 0022.05.0710
1897
Hours With Famous Parisians (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed at the Lakeside Press by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co. 1897, on laid paper with a "Way & Williams" watermark. Top edges gilt, others uncut.) Henry, Stuart Krause #38. "Note. Several of these sketches have appeared in London and New York periodicals." A compilation of short biographical sketches of twenty-two writers, actors, painters and composers. Stuart Henry, Author of "Paris Days and Evenings". Cover design printed on back cover also. Original list price $1.25. 4.6 x 6.9. Two copies. (First Edition).  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 227 0022.10.0411 0022.47.1215
1897
Bolanyo, A Novel (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by Blakely Printing Company, Chicago, for Way & Williams, May 1897, on laid paper, top edges gilt, others uncut.) Read, Opie. Author of A Kentucky Colonel, The Jucklins, etc. Krause #39. "On the night of the 26th of April our company closed an engagement at the St. Charles Theater in New Orleans; and before the clocks began to strike the hour of twelve, our bags and baggage had been tumbled on board a steamboat headed for St. Louis. The prospects of the National Dramatic Company had been bright; competent critics had pronounced our new play a work of true and sympathetic art, before...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 309 0022.18.0411 0022.33.0313 0022.37.0114
1897
Dreams of To-day (Published by Way and Williams, Chicago. Printed by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company at the Lakeside Press, on a laid paper with "Way and Williams" watermark. Top of the pages are gilt, others are uncut.) Pollard, Percival Krause #40. "Opinions differ: some call it Life; others say it is all a dream. At any rate, there is so much of the one in the other, that a writer may be excused if he use the term ‘Dreams’ for some of the pictures he fashions from the color of life... Percival Pollard, New York, April, 1897." A collection of fifteen short stories, several reprinted from Truth, Vogue, Wave and Chap-Book. Cover designed by Mr. Frank...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 264 0022.20.0511
1897
The Miracles of Madame Saint Katherine of Fierbois. Translated from the edition of the abbe J.J. Bourasse, Tours, 1858: by Andrew Lang. (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by The De Vinne Press, New York, U.S.A. Printed on Laid paper with "Van Gelder Zonen and a "crowned fleur-de-lis symbol" watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) "This edition of ‘Miracles of Madame Saint Katherine of Fierbois’ consists of fifty copies on Japan paper and three... Bourasse, Jean Jacques; Translated by Lang, Andrew Krause #41. No. 193/350. American Edition. "The title-page, the head- and tail- pieces, and the initials in this book are the work of Selwyn Image. Preface. Invited by my friend Mr. Way to translate a little book as a companion to my version of "Aucassin and Nicolete," I could find nothing more curious than the Abbe Bourassse's edition of the Fierbois Chapel chronicle, "Les Miracles de Madame Sainte Katherine"...  Continue...    See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 152 0022.22.0411
1897
The Miracles of Madame Saint Katherine of Fierbois. Translated from the edition of the abbe J.J. Bourasse, Tours, 1858: by Andrew Lang. (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago, David Nutt, London. Printed by The De Vinne Press, New York, U.S.A. Printed on Laid paper with "Van Gelder Zonen and a "crowned fleur-de-lis symbol" watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) "This edition of ‘Miracles of Madame Saint Katherine of Fierbois’ consists of fifty copies on... Bourasse, Jean Jacques; Translated by Lang, Andrew Krause #41. No. 284/350. English Edition. "The title-page, the head- and tail- pieces, and the initials in this book are the work of Selwyn Image. Preface. Invited by my friend Mr. Way to translate a little book as a companion to my version of "Aucassin and Nicolete," I could find nothing more curious than the Abbe Bourassse's edition of the Fierbois Chapel chronicle, "Les Miracles de Madame Sainte Katherine...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 152 0022.11.0411
1897
The Story of Ab. A Tale Of The Time of The Cave Man (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago.) (Two copies) Stanley Waterloo. Author of A Man and A Woman, An Odd Situation, Etc. Krause #44. "This is the story of Ab, a man of the Age of Stone, who lived so long ago that we can not closely fix the date, and who loved and fought well." "A Tale of the Time of the Cave Men. While the discoveries of science form the foundation of this work, the author has avoided the language of scientific exposition. Ab is a real man, and his people are real people, whose fortunes the reader follows with sympathy as...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 351 0022.27.1211 0022.49.0416
1897
Pippins and Cheese. Being the relation of how a number of persons ate a number of dinners at various times and places. (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, for Way and Williams, Chicago, U.S.A. 1897. Printed on laid paper, top edges gilt, others uncut.) Peattie, Elia W. Krause #49. A book of stories and conversations. The tales are each built about a dinner, breakfast, or luncheon, at which people of more or less wit are present. "Foreword. I desire to thank the proprietors of Harper's Weekly, and of the Cosmopolitan magazine, for courteous permission to reprint two of the stories in this book." A compilation of nine short stories. "Uniform with this volume, A Mountain Woman...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 282 0022.26.0711 0022.36.1213
1897
A Man And A Women. [A New Edition] (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed on laid paper, top edge gilt, others uncut. Red cloth cover, black lettering and border. Circular illustration of a face on the cover. Cover design repeated on the back cover. Printer’s device on title page was designed by "FH", Frank Hazenplug.) This is the third Waterloo volume published by Way & Williams. Waterloo, Stanley Krause #51. Copyright 1892 by Stanley Waterloo. First published in 1892 by F. J. Schulte and Company, Chicago. Excerpt, Chapter 1: "But for a recent occurrence I should certainly not be telling the story of a friend, or, rather, I should say, of two friends, or, rather, I should say, of two friends of mine. What that occurrence was I will not here indicate - it is unnecessary; but it has not been without its effect upon my...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 250 0022.31,0912
1897
The Choir Visible and Other Verse (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed on laid paper with the watermark W King Alton Mill. Top edge is trimmed and gilt, others uncut.) Adams, Mary M. Krause #53. "The poems are bits of sentiment on love, nature, and the divinity of every-day life." A collection of nearly one hundred Odes, Lyrics and Sonnets. The cover and title page were designed by Mr. Frank Hazenplub. The cover is stamped and printed in gold and black, and is repeated on the back cover. The authors husband, Charles Kendall Adams was President of the University of Wisconsin while Chauncey Williams was in his...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 185 0022.50.0517
1897
The Muses Up To Date (Published by Way and Williams: Chicago. Printed during October 1897, by the Blakely Printing Company, Chicago, for Way & Williams. "Copyright 1898, By Way & Williams." Although published in October 1897, copyright would not be granted until January 1898. Printed on laid paper, top edges gilt, others uncut. Cover design by Alice Kellogg Tyler. Design printed on the back cover also, minus white ink.) Field, Henrietta Dexter and Roswell Martin Krause #54. "The Author's Prologue. The attempt to write a series of plays for children presents at once the somewhat embarrassing question, who are children and what would they consider peculiarly appropriate in the line of plays? As to the first clause, the reader must decide for himself, but concerning the methods of play-construction for children the authors have entertained some positive options, based on observation...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 278 0022.29.0412
1897 The Enchanted Burro. Stories of New Mexico and South America (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed on the press of Stromberg, Allen & Company, Chicago. Printed on laid paper, top edges gilt, others uncut.) Lummis, Charles F. Author of The Land of Poco Tiempo, Strange Corners of Our country, A Tramp Across the Continent, etc. Krause #55. A compilation of fourteen short stories including The Enchanted Burro. Five are about New Mexico, five about Peru, two of Bolivia and two not noted. Fifteen illustrations are from drawings by Charles Abel Corwin after photographs by the Author. Title page possibly designed by Frank Hazenplug. Small "H" in center of floral design. See "The Real Issue, A Book of Kansas Stories". Cover is printed on the front and...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 277 0022.34.0513
1897
Down Our Way. Stories of Southern and Western character (Hard Cover) (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed during October, 1897, by The Blakely Printing Company. Chicago, for Way & Williams, on aid paper. Top edges gilt, others uncut.) Judah, Mary Jameson Krause #56. A collection of nine short stories. "Two of these stories have been published before: 'A Gentlewoman," under another title in the Arena, 1893, and 'An Adventure of a Lady of Quality,' in Harper's Magazine for January, 1895 -- more than a year before the announcement of a book with a similar title." Cover design on front and back covers. Original Hard Cover list price $1.25. 4.75 x 7. Two copies. (First Edition) See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 266 0022.44.0815 0022.54.0418
1897
A Book of True Lovers (Published by Way and Williams, Chicago. Printed by the Press of Stromberg, Allen & Co. Chicago. Printed on laid paper, top edges gilt, others uncut.) Thanet, Octave Krause #57. A compilation of seven short stories. "Note: ‘The Strike at Glasscock’s’ was first published in the Northwestern Miller, ‘The Judgement on Mrs. Swift’ and ‘The Court of Last Resort,’ in Peterson’s Magazine (1893), ‘The Dilemma of Sir Guy the Neuter,’ in Scribner’s Magazine, ‘The Ladder of Grief,’ in McClure’s Magazine, "Why Abbylonia Surrendered,’ in Harper’s Bazar, and...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 277 0022.13.0411 0022.23.0511
1897
Catharine Cole's Book (Published by Way & Williams, Chicago. Printed by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co. at the Lakeside Press, for Way and Williams, 1897. Printed on laid paper. Two versions produced. Blue cloth and deluxe white cloth covers. Blue cloth: title page one color, top edge gilt, trimmed three sides. Lettering in gold on front and back covers. Deluxe white cloth: title page two colors, top edge gilt, pages untrimmed, "Of this Edition de Luxe only three hundred... With an introduction by Davis, M. E. M. Foreword by Jefferson, Joseph. Copyright, 1897, By Martha Reinhard (Smallwood... Krause #60. "Introduction. ...In this cozy, time-worn old house Mrs. Field may be said to have really begun her life-work. The young journalist, a widowed mother, and a breadwinner, had indeed gained a foothold else-where, but here were written those earnest and sympathetic letters which have so stirred and encouraged her fellow working-women; here were wrought into shape exquisite sketches, stories, bits of...  Continue...    See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 381 0022.30.0512
1897
The Books of William Morris, Described With Some Account of His Doings in Literature and in The Allied Crafts (Hard Cover) (Published by Way and Williams, Chicago. Printed by Billing and Sons, Printers, Guildford, on wove paper, Top Edges gilt, others uncut. Very similar in appearance to the edition published by Frank Hollings, London, 1897.) Forman, H. Buxton, C.B., Author of "Our Living Poets," The Shelley Library," Etc., and Editor of The Works of Shelley and Keats. Krause #61. William Morris (March 24, 1834 – October 3, 1896) was an English designer, artist, writer, and noted for his influence in the English Arts and Crafts Movement of the late 1800s. He founded the Kelmscott Press in 1891. "Preface. The object of the present work may be stated in a few words. Convinced that ‘the world of books is still,’ of all worlds in which an artist is privileged to live, the most ‘living works’..."  Continue...    See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 224 0022.14.0411
1898
1898
Halley’s Pictorial Oak Park (Digital Edition) (Published by William Halley, Oak Park, IL) Halley, William The history of Oak Park, Illinois up through 1898. Includes information and a biography of Alonzo W. Pebbles, one of the original founders of Pebbles & Balch. Also indicates that Anna L. Wright and Catherine L Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright’s mother and wife) were on the board of the Nineteenth Century Club (P 84). This copy originally belonged to Thomas H. Gale, "Real Estate and Loans". Gale was an early...  Continue...   See our Wright Study on the Pebbles & Balch Remodel. Pp 128 0032.05.1111
1898 Copy
Hillside Home School, (Eleventh) 1898-99 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin. Printed by The Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the eleventh year of Hillside Home School. "This is a Home School for a limited number of boys and girls. It has passed beyond the experimental period and now recommends itself by its results. The large corps of teachers employed, in proportion to the limited number of pupils, makes it possible to give careful personal supervision. It is found by those that are studying the deep problems of the education of children, that city environments are to...  Continue...  Pp 42 0032.13.0313
1898
Poems on Mont Blanc and Switzerland (Soft Cover) (Illustrated by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Published by Earhart & Richardson, Cincinnati, Ohio; Philip M Justice, London, England) Fisher, Wm. Hubbell Seymour most likely arrived in Chicago no later than 1896 (Caxton, p. 10) at the age of around 20. He worked for J. Manz Engraving Co., first as an apprentice and then full time. On the side, Seymour published his first book in 1897, and formed his own publishing company in 1900. He also freelance other design work such as this volume in 1897, designing the cover and 20 illustrations. Published in 1898, and Fisher’s dedication dated February 1, 1898, most of the...  Continue...  Pp 24 0032.14.1113
1898
The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (Plate Only) (Published by Dictionary and Cyclopedia Co., New York and Chicago) Also published in: The Imperial Reference Library (Published by Syndicate Publishing Company. Philadelphia. 1898 in six volumes.)   "John Keats, 1796-1820." Engraving of John Keats after Hilton’s chalk drawing. This plate is from volume 14 of the 18 volume set. Signed in the bottom right hand corner by O. Grosch. Oscar Edward Grosch (1863-1928) was an American artist, painter and engraver who emigrated with his wife to Staten Island, NY from Germany in 1889. His work is held by the Smithsonian and the...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Plate 1 0032.10.0113
1898
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Art Institute Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 83 0032.17.1215
Circa 189x
The Eve of St. Agnes (Tan Suede Cover) (Published by Henry Frowde, London. Printed by Horace Hart, Oxford, Printer to the University.) Keats, John Stamped tan suede cover, letters are gilt. Gilt letters repeated on the spine. Pages are trimmed three sides. Color portrait of Keats on frontispiece. Front end paper lining is a color illustration entitled "Isabella or the Pot of Basil" by M. Jameson. Back end paper lining is a color illustration entitled "The Eve of St. Agnes" by M. Jameson. This miniature is undated. Information is scarce concerning the...  Continue...    For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 42 0032.06.1211
1898
The International Library of Famous Literature. Selections from the World's Great Writers, Ancient, Medieval and Modern, with Biographical and Explanatory Notes and with Introductions by Donald G. Mitchell and Andrew Lang. Compiled and arranged by Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan and Caroline Ticknor. In Twenty Volumes. Volume XIV (Published by Merrill and Baker Publishers, New York. Copyright 1898.)   Portrait of John Keats. This monumental twenty volume set was published by Merrill and Baker in 1898. The set included over 500 full page illustrations, one of which was this portrait of John Keats in volume 14. The artist not identified, possibly by P. Kramer after Hilton’s chalk drawing. In 1819 or 1820, William Hilton drew a chalk drawing, of John Keats, sketched from life. Hilton...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pg 6519 0032.09.0113
1898
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Given from his own editions and other authentic sources and collated with many manuscripts. Edited by H. Buxton Forman. With seven portraits and ten other illustrations. (Hard Cover, rebound as a detur (gift) by Harvard University) (Published For Reeves and Turner by Gibbings and Company, Bloomsbury. Printed at Chiswick Press: - C. Whittingham and Co., Tooks Court, Chauncery Lane) Keats, John; Forman, Harry Buxton Sixth Edition. The first, second and third editions were printed in 1883, 1884 and 1889. The four and fifth in 1895 and 1896. Forman writes: "The manuscripts of Endymoin, Lamia, The Eve of St. Agnes and portions of Isabella should be mentioned as especially fruitful of various readings and canceled passages... Hunt, in his admirable remarks upon The Eve of St. Agnes, points to the...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 597 0032.11.0113
1898
Under the Stars and Other Songs of the Sea (Original: Soft Cover, light greenish gray wrappers. Note: This volume desecrated and rebound in a hard cover and pages trimmed by Forbes Library, Northampton, Mass.) (Published by Way and Williams, Chicago. This impression of one thousand copies was printed by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, for Way and Williams, in the month of May, Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Eight. Printed on laid paper) Rice, Wallace; Eastman, Barrett Krause #63. "Clear a voice sounds o’er the cannon. Of the Chesapeake and Shannon: ‘Keep the flag flying!’ Lawrence, wounded lying –. Pain nor death his spirit shrinks: ‘Fight her till she strikes of sinks!’ Through the battle’s roar and rip, Above the cheers, across the years, That dying word our sailor hears: ‘Don’t give up the Ship! To the Wider Patriotism." A compilation of sixteen poems with notes that follow. Original list price $0.25. 4.6 x 6.7. (First Edition) See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 62 0032.03.0411
1898
Poems (Issued for Miss Florence Holbrook under the direction of Way & Williams. Copyright by Florence Holbrook, 1898. Printed by R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co. at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1898.) Holbrook, Edmund S. Krause #65. A collection of thirty-eight poems, under five sections which include; Devotionals, Patriotic, Chicago and the Great Fire, Personal, Appendix, and concluding with In Memoriam. Includes a Foreword from his Memoir. Includes a photogravure portrait of the author. Gilt lettering and border on cover, and repeated on the back cover. Printed on laid paper. Top edge gilt, others uncut.  (First Edition) 5.1 x 7.75. See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 206 0032.12.1013
1899
1899
A Book of True Lovers (Hard Cover) (Published by Doubleday & McClure Co., New York. Printed by the Press of Stromberg, Allen & Co. Chicago. Printed on laid paper, top edges gilt, others uncut.) Thanet, Octave Kraus #57. Originally published by Way & Williams, 1897. Republished here, using the same plates with only a few minor changes. Cover illustration is only printed on the front cover, on the back cover. Cover designed by Mr. J. C. Leyendecker. Inside, change to the Title page only. It was announced on September 24, 1898, in "The Publishers' Weekly" that Herbert S. Stone & Co., New York and Chicago purchased the entire stock and good-will of Messrs...  Continue...  See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 277 0036.09.0816
1899
Endymion And Other Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by Henry Altemus, Philadelphia. The cover is imprinted with a gold gilt design, and printed with purple, red and light green on a wood veneer. The spine is a dark green cloth, gilt lettering and floral design. The back cover is covered in wood veneer.) Keats, John; Morley, Henry Includes The Eve of St. Agnes. Begins with an introductory biographic sketch by H. M. (Henry Morley). Henry Morley (1822-1894) was a writer, Professor of English Literature and a close friend of Charles Dickens. "The Eve of St. Agnes, written in 1819, would suffer by the loss or change of any word in it." In addition to Endymion, poems include: .The Eve of St. Agnes, Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on a... Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 192 0032.08.1112
1899
Endymion And Other Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by Henry Altemus, Philadelphia. Boards are covered in cloth and paper. Cloth and spine are stamped with a floral design, printed in white and green, and gilt. Paper is printed with a floral design in magenta (red), light and dark blue, yellow (or green) and gilt on a stippled paper.) Keats, John; Morley, Henry Includes The Eve of St. Agnes. Begins with an introductory biographic sketch by H. M. (Henry Morley). Henry Morley (1822-1894) was a writer, Professor of English Literature and a close friend of Charles Dickens. "The Eve of St. Agnes, written in 1819, would suffer by the loss or change of any word in it." In addition to Endymion, poems include: .The Eve of St. Agnes, Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on a... Continue...    For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 192 0036.05.0813
1899
Essays In Literary Interpretation (Hard Cover) (Published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York. Printed by John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U. S. A. Boards bound in green cloth, cover and spine test and border in gilt. Top edge trimmed and gilt, other edges untrimmed.) Mabie, Hamilton Wright Originally published in 1892 and then again in 1893. "...It is enough that, except Shakespeare, no English poet has found such colour in our speech, has made it linger in the ear in phrase so rich and full. This magical note, heard only in the greatest poetry, is heard in Keats, - the evidence alike of the rare quality of his genius and its depth and power." (P.174) "The critical work of Mr. Hamilton W. Mabie is... Continue...    For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 222 0036.07.0115
1899
Father Goose, His Book. Author of "Mother Goose in Prose." Pictures by Wm. W. Denslow. "All the pages of verse in Father Goose, His Book have been hand-lettered by Ralph Fletcher Seymour." (Hard Cover) (Published by Geo. M. Hill Co., Publishers) Baum, L. Frank First published September 25th, 1899. Sixth Edition, October 1900. Introduction: "There is a fascination in the combination of jingling verse and bright pictures that always appeals strongly to children. The ancient ‘Mother Goose Book’ had these qualities, and for nearly two centuries the cadences of its rhymes have lingered in the memories of men and women who learned them in childhood. The author and illustrator of ‘Father Goose’...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp (103) 0036.08.0216
1899 Copy
Hillside Home School, (Twelfth) 1899-00 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the twelfth year of Hillside Home School. "This is a Home School for a limited number of boys and girls. It has passed beyond the experimental period and now recommends itself by its results. The large corps of teachers employed, in proportion to the limited number of pupils, makes it possible to give careful personal supervision. It is found by those that are studying the deep problems of the education of children, that city environments are to...  Continue...  Pp 40 0036.02.0313
1899
Sonnets from the Portuguese. With an introduction by Frank W. Gunsaulus. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. "This book is number 323 of an edition limited to 505 copies. 15 of which are printed upon imperial Japan Vellum Paper & 490 upon Dutch Hand-made, toned paper. Printed during the autumn of 1899 in Chicago, by Marsh & Grant, from plates made from drawings of each page; which were lettered & designed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour.") Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Written circa 1845–1846, they were first published in 1850. It is a collection of 44 love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. The third book published by Seymour. " Dr. Gunsaulus suggested a sequence of immortal love sonnets for my third book and offered to write an introduction. He coached me on how to sell the books, told me how to produce an announcement of its publication an how to enlarge on its unique...  Continue...  Pp 44 0036.06.0415
1899
The Complete Poetical Works And Letters of John Keats (Hard Cover) (Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco. Printed by the Riverside Press, Cambridge. Boards covered in green cloth. Design stamped on cover. Title in gilt on spine.) Keats, John; Scudder, Horace E. Part of The Cambridge Poets, Student’s Cambridge Edition. Begins with a biographical sketch by Scudder. "...he wrote that great group of poems which begins with The Eve of St. Agnes and closed with Lamia. If one takes as in some respects the high-water mark of his genius the mystic ‘La Belle Dame sans merci,’ it is not perhaps too speculative a judgement which sees the keenest anguish... Continue...    For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 473 0036.04.0513
1899
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Chronologically arranged and edited, with a memoir, By Lord Houghton (Richard Monckton Milnes), D.C.L., Hon. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Volume One, Early Poems, Sonnets, Endymion, etc. (Hard Cover) (Published by Little, Brown, and Company, Boston. Printed by University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A.) (Printed on ivory laid paper, gilt top edge.) Keats, John; Lord Houghton (Richard Monckton Milnes) This volume does not include "The Eve of St. Agnes". This volume begins with Houghton’s Memoir. "The Life, Letters, and Literary Remains of John Keats, published first in 1848, and in a more complete form in 1867, contained the biography of the poet, mainly conveyed in the language of his own correspondence... The ‘Adonais’ of Shelley remains the immortal literary monument of the life, work...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 230 0036.01.1212
1899
The Story of Ab. A Tale Of The Time of The Cave Man (Hard Cover) (Published by Herbert S. Stone & Company, Chicago & New York.) Stanley Waterloo. Author of A Man and A Woman, An Odd Situation, Etc. "This is the story of Ab, a man of the Age of Stone, who lived so long ago that we can not closely fix the date, and who loved and fought well." "A Tale of the Time of the Cave Men. While the discoveries of science form the foundation of this work, the author has avoided the language of scientific exposition. Ab is a real man, and his people are real people, whose fortunes the reader follows with sympathy as keen as if they were of our...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 351 0032.07.0811
1900
Circa 1900
Calkins’ Tales of the West (Hard Cover) (This volume published by M. A. Donahue & Co., Chicago, circa 1900. First published by Donohue, Henneberry & Co., Chicago in 1893.) Calkins, Frank W. According to Joe W. Kraus, Way & Williams published this volume in 1895, but he was unable to locate a copy. It was reissued by Herbert S. Stone in 1899. It was first published as three volumes in one and as three separate volumes by Donohue, Henneberry & Co., Chicago in 1893. The three titles were, "Indian Tales", "Frontier Sketches" and "Hunting Stories". All three, published as a single volume, was titled "Calkins’ Tales...  Continue...   See our Study on Way & Williams. Pp 430 0041.07.0412
Circa 1900
Ode to Nightingale. La Belle Dame Sans Merci (Soft cover, Cloth mounted to stiff paper) Edition De Luxe, (Privately Printed), Limited Edition. (Published by Johnson, Hickborn and Company, Ltd., London) Keats, John The Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society was formed in London in 1887 by Walter Crane, an artist and book illustrator. He was succeeded by British artist William Morris in 1891. In January of 1891 Morris formed the Kelmscott Press, for the purpose of producing books by traditional methods, inspiring what became known as the "Private Press Movement", resulting in an explosion of publishers in London... Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 16 0041.11.0213
1900
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 101 0041.19.1215
1900
The Complete Works of John Keats Vol. I of V. Poems Published in 1817. Endymion. (Hard Cover) (Published by Gowars & Gray, Glasgow. Cover design stamped and gilt. End pages are green.) Keats, John; Forman, Harry Buxton Part of The Complete Library Series. Volume I begins with a Preface and Memoir by Forman. "The three volumes of poetry published during Keats' life have been reproduced upon this plan; and their contents have been collated with all available manuscripts and printed issues of authority, the variations being given in foot-notes. The posthumous and fugitive poems in order of date (as exactly as that order can be ascertained) follow the contents of the three printed volumes..." 4.25 x 6.8 (First Edition)... Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp i-l (50) +208 0041.18.0215
Circa 1900
The Eve of St. Agnes (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., New York. Not dated, Circa 1900) Keats, John Deluxe green leather cover, lettering and floral illustration gilt-stamped, end-paper gilt-floral design. Portrait of Keats by Joseph Severn from a miniature. Title page red, green and gilt design. Red ribbon book mark. Title page design is similar to, and the illustration is the same as published in the Crowell 1895 Poetical Works. Printed on laid paper with "Old Stratford USA" watermark...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 40 0041.04.0511
Circa 1900
The Eve of St. Agnes (Swede cover) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., New York. Not dated, Circa 1900) Keats, John Possibly part of Crowell’s Laurel Series. "This series has proved one of the most popular of our many effective lines of gift books. The binding is the popular ooze leather (swede) in three shades, red, green, brown; fancy end leaves, chaste gold stamping and each volume is boxed. Gilt top." (Illustration of the standard volume shows lettering in the top left corner.) The Publishers’ Trade List Annual...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 40 0041.21.1215
1900
The Eve of St. Agnes. A Poem by John Keats with a preface written for it by Edmund Gosse. This books is No. 369 of an Edition Limited to 800 copies made upon L.L. Brown’s H.M. paper 20 copies upon Japan vellum paper & 4 copies upon genuine parchment - printed in Chicago by R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. From plates made from drawings fro each page - designed & lettered by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. (Hard Cover) (Published at The Fine Arts Building Michigan Avenue Chicago Illinois USA... Keats, John

In 1897 the Chicago Arts & Crafts Society was formed at the Hull House, Wright being one of the founding members. Seymour’s work was strongly influenced by the Arts & Crafts movement. The first book Seymour produced on his own was completed in 1897, featuring John Keats’ Ode to Melancholy. He hand-lettered the text and designed the small book to imitate old wood block books. His second was "Three...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study.

Pp 63 (Unnumbered) 0041.13.0613
1900
The Poetical Works of John Keats with a Memoir by James Russell Lowell. (Green Cloth) (Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston and New York. Printed by The Riverside Press, Cambridge) (Not dated. In The Annual American Catalog 1900, an ad for Houghton, Mifflin & Company announced the publishing to this volume in 1900, page 258. Published as part of the New Cabinet Edition.) Keats, John; Lowell, James Russell This edition includes an engraved portrait of John Keats (K4C) with a facsimile signature. Similar to the Robinson (K4E) engraving but missing the bow. It begins with a comprehensive bibliography "The Life of Keats" signed J. R. L. (James Russell Lowell). "Three men almost contemporaneous with each other, - Wordsworth, Keats, and Byron, - were the great means of bringing back English poetry from...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 438 0041.09.0712
1900
The Poetical Works of John Keats with a Memoir by James Russell Lowell. (Blue Cloth) (Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston and New York. Printed by The Riverside Press, Cambridge) (Not dated. In The Annual American Catalog 1900, an ad for Houghton, Mifflin & Company announced the publishing to this volume in 1900, page 258. Published as part of the New Cabinet Edition.) Keats, John; Lowell, James Russell This edition includes an engraved portrait of John Keats (K4C) with a facsimile signature. Similar to the Robinson (K4E) engraving but missing the bow. It begins with a comprehensive bibliography "The Life of Keats" signed J. R. L. (James Russell Lowell). "Three men almost contemporaneous with each other, - Wordsworth, Keats, and Byron, - were the great means of bringing back English poetry from...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 438 0041.12.1112
C 1900
The Poetical Works of John Keats. With a Memoir by James Russell Lowell. With Illustrations. (Hard Cover) (Published by Hurst & Company, New York. Burgandy cloth, small design stamped and gilt on cover. (Note: The Boston Public Library exhibition catalog dates this volume 188-?, p.12.) Border stamped and black. Spine in gilt, "Keat's [sic] Poems. Avon Edition. Hurst & Co, New York." Pages trimmed, gilt top.) Keats, John; Lowell, James Russel Publisher's Weekly, Sept 1900 - Announcement: Hurst's Avon edition of the poets. Title in colors. $1.00. This volume uses the plates from the 1867 edition published by James Miller (0000.11). The frontispiece is an engraving of John Keats by Oscar Edward Grosch after Hilton’s chalk drawing. Some decorative illustrations signed "Pesoa Sc." This volume begins with a comprehensive bibliography...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 340 0041.17.0114
1900
The Sonnets of John Keats (Hard Cover) (Published by George Bell & Sons, London. Printed on thick laid paper. Trimmed and gilt on top. Side and bottom uncut.) Keats, John First published in 1898. "This edition of the Sonnets of John Keats, with decorated borders and initials by Christopher Dean, was published by Geroge Bell and Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, London, and printed at the Chiswick Press. MDCCCXCVIII. And reprinted MDCCCC." This volume is a compilation of 54 sonnets. "A beautiful little edition in parchment cover", The Literary World, 1898...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 54 0041.10.1212
1901
1901
Nanna, A Story of Danish Love. (Poul og Virginie under nordlig Bredde) From the Danish of Holger Drachmann. Re-written in English by Francis F. Browne. (Originally published in 1895 by Way & Williams, Chicago, as "Paul & Virginia of a Northern Zone".) (Hard Cover) (This 1901 edition published by A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, and printed on a very fine light beige laid paper.) Drachmann, Holger; Re-written in English by Browne, Francis F. "Introductory Note. Some years ago my excellent Danish friend, the lamented Thorkild A. Schoovelin, spoke to me in admiration of the works of his countryman Holger Drachmann, and suggested the project of making an English translation... and at his request I aided in the not easy task of giving to this charming Northern Idyll an adequate English setting. In revising the work for publication under a new...  Continue...    For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 208 0048.02.0311
1901
Ode: On The Morning of Christ’s Nativity. Prefaced by An Appreciation Taken in Part From the Works of Henry Hallam. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois. "This book is No. 106 of an edition limited to 1000 copies made upon handmade paper & 30 copies upon Japan vellum paper Printed in Chicago by R.R, Donnelley & Sons Co. From plates made from drawings fro each page. Designed & lettered by Ralph Fletcher Seymour." Printed on handmade... Milton, John; Prefaced by an Appreciation taken in part from the works of Henry Hallam The fourth book illustrated, hand-lettered and published by Seymour in October 1900 was "The Eve of St. Agnes". This is Seymour’s fifth volume, illustrated, hand-lettered and published by Seymour in early 1901. Printed in two color throughout, there are two title pages, four illustrations as well as decorative initial caps. "Concerning Milton’s Ode. The Ode... was begun by Milton on Christmas Day, 1629. The poet was then twenty-one years of age & in his sixth academic...  Continue... Pp 28 0049.11.1215
1901
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 103 0049.10.1215
1901
The Complete Works of John Keats Vol. II of V. Lamia, Isabella & Posthumous Poems to 1818 Endymion. (Hard Cover) (Published by Gowars & Gray, Glasgow. Boards bound with Green leather. Cover design stamped and gilt. End pages are green.) Keats, John; Forman, Harry Buxton Part of The Complete Library Series. Volume II begins with a Preface by Forman. "The most important sources of new readings and cancelled passages in the present in the present volume are George Keats’s little book of holographs and transcripts in the British Museum and Richard Woodhouse’s Common-pace book of transcripts mentioned at pages xii-xiv of the Preface to Volume I of this edition..." 4.25 x 6.8 (First Edition)...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 243 0049.07.0215
1901
The Complete Works of John Keats Vol. III of V. Posthumous Poems 1812-1820. Essays & Notes. (Hard Cover) (Published by Gowars & Gray, Glasgow. Printed at the University Press by Robert Maclehose and Co., Glasgow. Cover design stamped and gilt. End pages are green.) Keats, John; Forman, Harry Buxton Part of The Complete Library Series. Volume II begins with a Preface by Forman. "The chronology of the poems published in this third volume is continuous with that of those forming the latter part of the second volume. As nearly as can be ascertained, that volume brings the Posthumous and Fugitive Poems down to the end of the year 1818, and those here following belong to the years 1819 and 1820..." 4.25 x 6.8 (First Edition)...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 291 0049.08.0215
1901
The Holton Primer (Hard Cover) (Lights to Literature Series) (Published by the Rand, McNally & Company, Chicago, New York) Holton, M. Adelaide Cover illustration by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Designed in Seymour’s wood block style. Printed in two color, red and black. Front and back end pages also illustrated by Seymour. "This is the first book of the series. It is a primer throughout. It is a definite preparation for Book I. The lessons are short, dramatic, and interesting. They deal with the real things of child-life. Action lessons are frequent. Fully illustrated in half-tone with fourteen pages in three color." Original list...  Continue...  Pp 111 0049.16.0316
1901
The Odes of John Keats With Illustrations by R. (Robert) Anning Bell (Green leather covers medium boards, Gilt lettering and design. Pages are trimmed three sides, gilt on top, and printed on beige laid paper with Lion & Anchor logo and text "Chiswick Press".) (Published by George Bell and Sons, London. Printed at the Chiswick Press) Keats, John Illustrations by Robert Anning Bell, and are taken from the edition of Keats’ poems in the "Endymion Series". "At its price there is not a miniature volume upon the bookseller's shelves fit to approach this charming edition. No black and white artist is more suited by temperament to deck the poet's verse and here Mr. Anning Bell has done some of his finest work. It is not extravagant praise to say that this little...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 42 0048.06.0313
1901
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Chronologically arranged and edited, with a memoir, By Lord Houghton (Richard Monckton Milnes), D.C.L., Hon. Fellow of Trin. Coll. Cambridge. (Hard Cover) (Published by George Bell & Sons, York St., Covent Gardens, London, and New York. Printed by Chiswick Press: C. Whittingham and Co., Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.) The Adline Edition of British Poets. First Aldine Edition. November 1876. Reprinted. 1879, 1882, 1883, 1886, 1890... Keats, John; Lord Houghton (Richard Monckton Milnes) Editor’s Note. "The object of the chronological arrangement of this edition, and the consequent insertion of some pieces of comparatively little value, is to present a faithful self-drawn literary picture of the short and sad poetical life. Had Keats lived to maturity his claim on the larger sympathies of mankind... This volume alone contains all his works..." The volume begins with the Houghton Memoir...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 493 0048.05.0113
1901
The Tragedy of Francesca Da Rimini. Otis Skinner Presenting George H. Boker’s Tragedy Francesca Da Rimini. With An Appreciation by Lyman B. Glover. (Soft Cover) (Published, designed and Illustrated by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Boker, George H. "The Story of Rimini. Dante, whose Inferno Leigh Hunt aptly describes as ‘a sublime nightmare,’ became human and sincere at one moment during that gruesome and awful journey through the nether world of his own imagination, which he undertook accompanied by laurel-crowned Virgil. The episode of Francesca and Paolo, which has been appropriately recognized as ‘the most cordial and refreshing in the whole of that singular poem... 7.6 x 12.75 (First Edition) Pp 32 0049.09.0415
1902
1902
The Book of a Hundred Houses. A collection of Pictures, Plans and Suggestions for Householders (Hard Cover) (Published by Herbert S. Stone & Company, Eldridge Court, Chicago. Herbert S. Stone also published House Beautiful. Top edge trimmed and gilt, others uncut.) Editor: Dow, Joy Wheeler; Chapter written by: Granger, Alfred H. The article "An Architects Studio " by Alfred H. Granger was first published in the December 1899 issue of House Beautiful. It is reprinted in this volume. "An Architects Studio. When one attempts to describe almost any modern building, the first question to be asked is, ‘What style?’ ...One of the most radical of these opponents is Mr. Frank L. Wright, whose house and studio I have the privilege of describing... One’s first impression of the dining-room is its...  Continue... (Sweeney 35B) Pp 207-214 0035.00.0317 (B)
1902
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 105 0052.11.1215
1902
The Chicago Architectural Annual. A Selection of Work Exhibited at the Art Institute in March of the Year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Two. (Published by The Chicago Architectural Club. Note: Not original cover, rebound by University of Tampa) Chicago Architectural Club No introductory text. Includes Southern Home of Louis Sullivan (attributed to Wright). Also includes fourteen page section entitled "The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright." Tree of Like/Stork sculpture Oak Park Studio entrance; Bock sculpture of John Lloyd Wright; "A Small House with ‘Lots of Room in It’ " and "A Home in a Prairie Town," projects, Ladies’ Home Journal; Metzger House (project); Thomas (Rogers) House; Hillside Home School; Winslow House and... Continue... (Sweeney 49) Pp 56 (Unpaged) 0049.00.0215
1902 
The New Industrialism  (Hard Cover)  (Published by National League of Industrial Art, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd Part III of 3 parts.  Chapter by Wright.  "The Art and craft of the Machine." Text of a speech by the same title, given to the Daughters of the Revolution, Illinois on March 14, 1902. The original speech by the same title was first given at the Hull House on March 28, 1901 (S.43).  Published by National League of Industrial Art for the Daughters of the Revolution.  6.3 x 9.75.  (Limited to 500 Copies, of which this Copy is Number 51.)  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 50) Pp 79-111 0050.00.0602
1902
Adonais (Soft Cover) (Published at The De La More Press, London) Shelley, Percy Bysshe "The De la More Booklets are a happy idea. They consist of classical masterpieces in paper covers such as Shelley's Adonais, Keats Eve of St Agnes... These volumes are all carefully printed at the De La More Press on very fine paper specially made for them and are bound in an artistic manner. The price is 6d net each in art wrappers..." From an ad in 1905. Shelley once wrote of Keats: "The genius...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 43 0052.09.0415
1902
A Moment Each Day with George Eliot . A quotation for every day in the year selected from the works of George Eliot. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Cover printed with black and white ink, and stamped with gold foil. Printed on handmade deckle-edged laid paper with "Van Gelder Zonen" and a "crowned fleur-de-lis symbol" watermark. Frontispiece: Illustration of "George Eliot at 30," title page and initials by Ralph Fletcher Seymour... Eliot, George; Compiled by Ella Adams Moore and the Students in her classes in literature Review: "Club women will be interested in the new book of quotations from George Eliot called ‘A Moment Each Day with George Eliot,’ which will soon be published in Chicago. The book has been made by Mrs. Ella Adams Moore, of the University of Chicago, aided by the students in her classes. Since these are nearly all club women the book will especially appeal to such women. It will be illustrated by copies of photographs taken by Mrs. Moore during her journeys through the...  Continue...   Pp [64] (unnumbered) 0052.16.1018
1902
Paulo & Francesca. Leigh Hunt. With Original Italian From Inferno of Dante. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour at the Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois. MDCCCCII. A Translation By Leigh Hunt. From Canto V, the Inferno of Dante Alighieri, in the triple rhyme of the Original. With the Italian from the edition of G. Barbera and a literal translation newly made for this edition by Katherine Reed. Together with a Commentary from the Writings of Leigh Hunt & Boccaccio...  Continue...   Alighieri, Dante; Hunt, Leigh; Boccaccio; Reed, Katherine "A commentary on the poem written in part by Leigh Hunt, & partly translated by him from Boccaccio. The episode of Paulo and Francesca has long been admired by the readers of Italian poetry, and is indeed the most cordial and refreshing one in the whole of that singular poem the Inferno, which some call a satire, and some an epic, and which, I confess, has always appeared to me a kind of sublime night-mare..." Of interest, when Frank Lloyd Wright published...  Continue...   Pp [34] (unnumbered) 0052.12.0116 0052.13.0217
1902 
Shelley’s Adonais and Alastor. Edited, With Introduction and Notes By Charles G. D. Roberts, M.A. (Hard Cover) (Published by Silver, Burdett and Company, New York, Boston, Chicago. Part of The Silver Series of Classics, which also included Keats "The Eve of St. Agnes" and Other Poems.) Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Roberts, Charles G. D. In Shelley’s Introduction and biographical sketch, he writes, "On the 1st of July (1822) Shelley set out with Williams (one of his closest friends) in the Ariel (their yacht) to meet Leigh Hunt at Leghorn. On the afternoon of the 8th they left Leghorn... A storm was threatening... Then the bodies of Shelley and Williams were washed ashore. In Shelley’s pocket was found a copy of Keats, doubled back...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 108 0052.02.0710
1902
The Song of Demeter and her Daughter Persephone In Homeric Hymn. Walter Pater’s Translation. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, USA. Front and back cover design in gilt. Printed throughout in red and black ink, two pages gilt. Printed on laid H. M. Paper, top edge trimmed and gilt others uncut) Pater, Walter Designed, illustrated and published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. "The Song of Demeter and her Daughter Persephone is a little bijou not four by five inches over all in a dainty cover of black cloth covered with a symbolic design of corn and gentians in gold. The text is all hand lettered by Mr. Seymour, the title page and first text pages rubricated, in a decorative border. The capitals and ornamental initials are rubricated throughout, a very strong red contrasting well with the clear...  Continue... Pp 45 0052.15.1017
1902
The Eve of St. Agnes (Hard Cover) (Published by The De La More Press, London. Boards covered with green leather, stamped and gilt. Cover design signed by B.M.M. Printed on hand made paper with a watermark. Three sides trimmed and gilt.) Keats, John Part of The De La More Booklet Series. "Selected Masterpieces of Prose and Verse printed at the De La More Press in dainty Booklets, suitable for Birthday Gifts... Also bound cloth, 1s. net; in moreen 1s. 6d. net; or in full lambskin extra gilt and gilt edges, 2s. 6d. net... The De La More Booklets are a happy idea. They consist of classical masterpieces in paper covers such as Shelley’s...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 30 0052.08.0813
1902
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Reprinted From the Original Editions with Notes by Francis T. Palgrave, Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford. (Hard cover) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York. Boards covered in red cloth. Design and text stamped on front and spine, gilt. Three sides trimmed, top is tinted.) Keats, John; Palgrave, Francis T. This version of "The Poetical Works of John Keats" was first published in 1884. It begins with a short introduction by Francis T. Palgrave, dated August 1884, and ends with his extensive notes on Keats writings. "Copiousness in exquisite detail, perpetual freshness of phrase, characterize all the poetry of Keats, and in the work of his earlier days are generally more conspicuous than unity of interest...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 298 0052.10.1213
1902
XII Songs By Maurice Maeterlinck. With illustrations by Charles Doudelet. Translated from the French by Martin Schütze. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company, Chicago. Printed on beige handmade deckle-edged paper with "Old Domushire" watermark. Title page designed and lettered by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Twenty illustrations by Charles Doudelet. One of an edition of 400 copies of the book, Twelve Songs of Maurice Maeterlinck, November, Mcmii.) Maeterlinck, Maurice; Schutze The only complete translation of these poems into English. Foreword: "Maurice Maeterlinck has in the last few years become the herald of modern mysticism. In the ‘Serres Chaudes,’ his first poems, and in his early dramas, he sought to penetrate to the inner most core of life by am unresisting surrender to the stream of sensation. Every mood of which an extremely subtle soul is capable, the emotional significance of color, of sound, of wind and rain, of lightning and...  Continue...   Pp [34] (unnumbered) 0052.17.1018
1903
1903
Agamemnon: A Tragedy, Taken from the Greek of Aeschylus (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago) (Gilt lettering stamped on cover. Printed on handmade paper with "Brown Paper Co" watermark. Top trimmed, others uncut.) Fitzgerald, Edward "Printed in an edition of one hundred & sixty copies on paper & eight on Japan vellum. In the fifth month, MDCCCCIII, at the press of George F. McKiernan & Company for the designer & publisher Ralph Fletcher Seymour." Seymour began designing and publishing his own books in his spare time. In 1900 he took over space in the Fine Arts Building from Charles Francis Browne. Frank Lloyd Wright worked with Seymour in 1911 after his return from Europe...  Continue...   Pp 70 0054.06.0114
1903
Chicago In Picture and Poetry. With One Hundred Illustrations. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, For The Industrial Art League. Printed in September MCMIII at The Lakeside Press) Fiske, Horace Spencer Preface: "As pictures are often the truest expression of poetic suggestion and feeling, it has seemed best to let them take the chief place in the book; and it is hoped that they will tend to dissipate the impression so widely held that Chicago is utterly lacking in the things that make an appeal to the imagination and the sense of beauty. Chicago is so commonly identified in the public mind with the limits of Cook County that it seemed appropriate to include a few pictures taken...  Continue...   Pp 187 0054.08.0215
1903
Four Old Christmas Carols Taken from scarce reprints of early manuscripts. (Hard Cover) (Printed under the supervision of Ralph Fletcher Seymour for The Bobbs-Merrill Company , Publishers, Indianapolis. Blue cloth, imprinted with a design, lettering gilt.) Anonymous Announcement: "The Bobbs-Merrill Company have completed an arrangement with Ralph Fletcher Seymour by which the artistic books of his workmanship will in future be issued under the Bobbs- Merrill imprint. The first books published under this joint management are "The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise" and "Four Old Christmas Carols." "The Bookseller, January 1, 1904. Printed in red, blue, black and gold. The four songs include: 1) "In Excelsis Gloria...  Continue...   Pp 22 (Unpaged) 0054.09.0215
1903
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 109 0054.10.1215
1903
The Eve of St. Agnes (Hard Cover) (Published by A. C. Curtis, Guildford, England. The Astolat Oakleaf Series. Printed by The Astolat Press, Guildford, England. Printed on handmade Laid paper with and "Unbleached Arnold" watermark. Top edges are trimmed, other edges uncut. Cover printed on grey paper covered boards, red cloth spine. Title and oak leaves and acorns design stamped and printed in dark green ink.) Keats, John During the 1890s A. C. Curtis operated a bookstore in Guildford, England, southwest of London. Complying the Arts & Crafts movement and the reemergence of finely crafted books, he formed The Astolat Press and began publishing books, much like Browne’s Bookstore began doing in 1908. Curtis began publishing fine books possibly as early as 1896, but not confirmed until 1901. Curtis partnered with...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 23 0054.07.1114
Circa 1903 
The Eve of Saint Agnes (Undated) (Published by George W. Jacobs & Co., Philadelphia. The Astolat Oakleaf Series. Printed by The Astolat Press, Guildford, England.) Endpaper printed on handmade paper with a "Lexham Airdried" watermark. Balance of the pages are printed on handmade Laid paper with an "Unbleached Arnold" watermark. Top edges are trimmed and gilt. Other edges uncut. Cover is red leather with gilt lettering and a stamped design consisting of oak leaves and acorns. Keats, John Undated edition of "The Eve of Saint Agnes". The "Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition Commemorating the Anniversary of the Death of John Keats" from 1921, dates this edition "189-?". During the 1890s A. C. Curtis operated a bookstore in Guildford, England, southwest of London. Being influenced by the Arts & Crafts movement and the reemergence of finely crafted books, he formed The Astolat...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 23 0054.04.1011
1903 Copy
Hillside Home School, (Seventeenth) 1903-04 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the seventeenth year of Hillside Home School. "It is found by those that are studying the deep problems of the education of children, that city environments are to exciting and stimulating for the healthful growth of the child. He often becomes the victim of arrested development or of an overtrained nervous condition. In order to have a normal development the boy and the girl need the simple routine and the out-of-door of a country life... The school enters...  Continue...   Pp 41 0054.05.0313
1903 
Poems You Ought To Know (Published by Fleming H. Revell Company, Chicago, New York, Toronto, London, Edinburgh.) Selected by Peattie, Elia W. (Literary Editor of the Chicago Tribune) The first time Peattie came to our attention during our study of "The eve of St. Agnes", published by Wright and two of his clients, Winslow and Williams. Sixty-five copies were printed, No. 24 was inscribed by the publisher (most likely Williams) to Elia W. Peattie. In 1896, Williams and Way published "A Mountain Woman" [23] by Elia W. Peattie, and a year later published a second book by Peattie, "Pippins and Cheese" [49]. Her name surfaced...  Continue... Pp 233 0054.03.0411
1903
The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Hardcover) (Designed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour for the Publishers The Bobbs-Merrill Company Indianapolis. Printed on beige paper with the watermark "W King Alton Mill." Top edge trimmed and died, others uncut. The cover is printed in green and gilt. Pages are printed in red and black throughout.) Final page: "The love letters of Abelard and Heloise, reprinted from the translation of 1722 in an edition of 515 copies...  Continue... Abelard, Peter; Heloise "Ralph Fletcher Seymour has designed and printed for the publishers The Bobbs-Merrill Company of Indianapolis, a new edition of ‘The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise.’ The book is printed from Mr. Seymour's own type and easily takes place among the best of his productions. The letters are reprinted from the English edition of 1722 and are supplied with a graceful, though anonymous narrative of the lovers immortal passion. Aside from this narrative the present...  Continue... Pp 115 0054.13.1017
1904
1904
Books In The House. An Essay on Private Libraries and Collections for Young and Old. (Hard Cover) (Published by arrangements with Ralph Fletcher Seymour, by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, U. S. A. Cover is blind stamped front and back with title in gold. The decorative illustration repeated on the back cover is upside down. Wood cut title page and is in two color. Printed on handmade deckle-edged laid paper with "Van Gelder Zonen" and a... Pollard, Alfred W. Book Review: "A more authoritative guide is offered in Mr. Pollard's ‘Books in the House,’ which has been published in an edition of 500 copies, ‘designed by and printed under the supervision of Ralph Fletcher Seymour at the press of R. R. Donnelly & Sons Co. in Chicago.’ It is very tastily made up, with bookish headpieces and ornamented initials for each chapter, and printed in the large black type now so common in privately printed books. Here we find the matured opinions of...  Continue... Pp 83 0055.16.1018
1904 Copy

Hillside Home School, (Eighteenth) 1904-05 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.)

Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the eighteenth year of Hillside Home School. "It is found by those that are studying the deep problems of the education of children, that city environments are to exciting and stimulating for the healthful growth of the child... The school enters upon its eighteenth year with enlarged accommodations and greatly improved facilities. During the year 1903, a commodious and artistic school building was completed, containing - together with a most...  Continue...   Pp 46 0055.04.0313
1904
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 121 0055.08.1215
1904 
The Iron and Steel Works of The United States 1904 (Compiled and Published by The American Iron & Steel Association, Philadelphia, PA. Sixteenth Edition, Printed by Allen, Lane & Scott, Philadelphia) American Iron & Steel Includes information concerning W. I. Moody, General Manager of the Muncie Works, American Rolling Mill Corporation, with offices in the Rookery Building (S.113), Chicago, Ill. Moody was involved in financing and promoting the Como Orchard Summer Colony, University Heights (S.144) and the Bitter Root Inn (S.145). (Digital copy) For more information on the Bitter Root Inn see our Wright Study. Pp 468 0055.02.1009
1904
Her Infinite Varity, with illustrations by Howard Chandler Christly, Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis) Whitlock, Brand; Author of "The 13th District" "A state senator of Illinois yields to the persuasion of a woman lawyer and makes a great speech for woman suffrage. His fiancée and a belligerent aunt immediately start from Chicago for the capital and by their efforts the bill is defeated when it comes to the vote. The author of The thirteenth district is evidently posted in all the tricks which the political lives of law makers are made strenuous and exciting." Publishers description, "The American Catalog", 1905, p. 305...  Continue... Pp 168 0055.05.0314
1904
Old Love Stories Retold. Panel Designs by George W. Hood (Hard Cover) Published by The Baker & Taylor Co., New York. Printed by The Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass. Nearly every page has a vertical panel on the outer edge illustrated by Hood. Also includes 13 illustrations by unidentified artists, including a portrait of John Keats by P. Kramer. Spine is bound in leather. Illustration on title page initialed AM.) Le Gallienne, Richard "In this book Mr. Le Gallienne's skill as a novelist and an essayist are best brought out. He recounts most attractively the famous love stories of the world such as Dante and Beatrice, Sidney and Lady Devereux, Paola and Francesca, Shelley and Mary, and others. The book is handsomely made with many designs and illustrations." The Publishers’ Trade List Annual, August 1905, p.6...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 183 0055.09.0116
C 1904
The Poems of John Keats (Hard Cover) (Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd., London. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York. Printed in Great Britain by Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh. Stamped on spine: Scribner’s.) Keats, John This volume appears to have first been published in 1902 by George Newnes Ltd (London) and Scribner’s Sons (New York), "Bulletin and Review of the Keats-Shelley Memorial." 1913. Many ads also began appearing in 1902 for "Newnes Thin Paper Series." In 1904, Charles Scribner’s Sons’ ads began advertising "The Caxton Thin Paper Series. Printed in large, clear type on extremely thin but thoroughly...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 469 0055.06.0415
1904 
Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Volume II (Digital Edition) (Published by The Biographical Society, Boston. Printed by Blimpton Press, Norwood, Mass.) Johnson, Rossiter; Brown, John Howard "Browne, Francis Fisher, editor and author... son of William Goldsmith Browne, a well-known poet and editor. He learned the printer’s trade in his father’s office in Chicopee, Mass. In the summer of 1862 he enlisted in the 46th Mass. Regiment, in North Carolina and in the Army of the Potomac. In 1866 he entered the law department of the University of Michigan. In 1867 he removed to Chicago, Ill...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 440 0055.03.0311
1905
1905
Blessed be Drudgery (Hard Cover) (Published by James Pott & Co., New York) Gannett, W. Channing "Of every two men probably one man thinks be is a drudge, and every second woman at times is sure she is. Either we are not doing the thing we would like to do in life, or, in what we do and like, we find so much to dislike, that the rut tires, even when the road runs on the whole a pleasant way. I am going to speak of the Culture that comes through this very Drudgery..." This volume was published in 1905. Ten years earlier, Gannett published a little volume entitled "The House...  Continue... Pp 32 0058.16.0816
1905
Hearts & Masks, With illustrations by Harrison Fisher, Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour (Hard Cover) (Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis. Color paper printed label affixed to cover) MacGrath, Harold "While sitting in Mouquin's down town restaurant, New York City, a young man overhears a conversation, then picks up a paper and in the society news reads of a masquerade to be held at the Blankshire Hunt Club, New Jersey. He plans to go. Getting his disguise he hears more news. At the ball it is discovered there is a stranger present; jewels are stolen, detective work comes in. After a most involved plot the hero falls in love for life with a girl unknown when...  Continue... Pp 187 0058.08.0314
1905
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 111 0058.12.1215
1905
The Social Secretary, With illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood, Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour (Hard Cover) (Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis) Phillips, David Graham; Author of The Plum Tree, The Cost, etc. etc. "A young Washington girl of good family, needing to earn a living, becomes secretary of a wife and manages her social life for her. The employer is a good woman of much humor who stays natural and attracts her surroundings. Her husband and son are more difficult to manage on the social stage but the heroine is competent and details of her dilemmas made some unexpected reading." Publishers description, "The American Catalog", 1906, p. 225. Includes 11 tissued...  Continue... Pp 198 0058.07.0214
1906
1906
The Architectural Annual (Hard Cover) (Published by The Architectural League of America) Architectural League of America Includes three photographs related to Frank Lloyd Wright’s work. Exterior of the Warren Hickox Residence (1900), exterior of the B. Harley Bradley Residence (1900). Caption: "Two Residences at Kankakee, Ill. Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect, Chicago." Interior living room of the B. Harley Bradley Residence. Caption: "Residence Interior. Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect, Chicago." Also includes work by Robert C. Spencer, Howard Shaw and Adler & Sullivan. Original list price $2.00. 8.5 x 10.75 (First Edition) Pp 190 0064.21.1017
1906 Copy
Hillside Home School, (Twentieth) 1906-07 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the twentieth year of Hillside Home School. "It is found by those that are studying the all-important problems of the education of children that city environment is to exciting and stimulating for the healthy growth, and the child often becomes a victim of arrested development... Freedom from city distraction, abundance of pure air and water... The school building is a fine stone structure, with a well-equipped gymnasium, shop, home-science kitchen, and music...  Continue...   Pp 45 0064.11.0313
1906 
Hiroshige: An Exhibition of Colour Prints from the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright (Published by The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd The Art Institute of Chicago. March the twenty-ninth, Nineteen hundred six. An exhibition catalog listing the prints in the exhibition. Introduction by Frank Lloyd Wright. While in Japan, Wright invested heavily in Japanese Prints as well as other items. One year later Wright exhibited over two hundred Hiroshige woodcut colour prints. He also purchased Japanese paper while in Japan which Wright used for the exhibition catalog. This solo exhibition was...  Continue...   Pp 12 0060.00.0405
1906
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 115 0064.18.1215
1906
The Fading of The Mayflower. A Poem of The Present Time. Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. (Hard Cover) (Published by A. N. Marquis & Company) Printed on India tint linen paper with the watermark "Alexabndra." Top edge trimmed and gilt, others untrimmed with deckel edges. Bound in silk cloth. Tilton, Theodore Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour drawings by WJ Enright There is also a life like portrait of the celebrated author 'A timely and brilliant book by one of the most gifted writers and lecturers of the Civil War period. Full of patriotic fervor, poetic beauty and human interest. It deals with the present-day questions of the get-rich-quick spirit, the crimes of the Money-Mad, the sordid greed of degenerate sons of Mayflower-Pilgrim ancestors, the worship of the Golden Calf, etc. It handles...  Continue... Pp 114 0064.20.1016
1906
The Poems of John Keats (Hard Cover) (Published by J. M. Dent & Co., London, and in New York by E. P. Dutton & Co. Front and back end pages illustrated for the Everyman series by R.K.L., 1905, in light green. Green cloth, small design stamped on cover, floral design and text stamped and gilt on spine. Pages trimmed, coloured top. Printed by Colston and Coy, Limited, Edinburgh.) Keats, John; Rhys, Ernest Part of the Everyman’s Library series. Title Page: "Everyman will go with thee be they guide in they most need to go they side." Introduction: "At the beginning of the few brief years of extraordinary happiness which Keats enjoyed before his fatal illness declared itself , he wrote from Carisbrooke (18th April 1817): I find I cannot exist without poetry - without eternal poetry - half the day will not do...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 383 0064.14.0413
1907
1907
Fourth Exhibition to Be Held in the Carnegie Institute Galleries November, 1907. Pittsburgh Architectural Club A hard cover catalog for an exhibition held at the Carnegie Institute Galleries by the Pittsburgh Architectural Club. The list includes twelve illustrations, numbers 1305 - 1316, which included dwellings for Mr. C. Thaxter Show (sic Shaw), Montreal, Canada (Project, Remodel: 1906 - S.124); Mr. Avery Coonley, Riverside, 1ll. (2) (1907 - S.135); Mr. W. A. Glasner, Glencoe, Ill. (1905 - S.109); Thomas Paul Hardy (1905 - S.115); Mr. Walter Gerts, Glenco, Ill. (2) (1902...  Continue... Pp 76 plus plates 0068.00.0317
1907
At The Foot of the Rainbow. Paintings in Color by Oliver Kemp. Designs and Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. (Hard Cover) (Published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York) Porter, Gene Stratton "Illustrations in colors by Oliver Kemp Design and decorations Ralph Fletcher Seymour. The scene of this charming idyllic love story is laid in Central Indiana. The story is one of devoted friendship, and tender self sacrificing love; the friendship that gives freely without return, and the love that seeks first the happiness of the object. The novel is brimful of the most beautiful word painting of nature, and its pathos and tender sentiment will endear it to all." (Publisher’s description.)...  Continue... Pp 258 0080.21.0314
1907
Indian Love Letters (Hard cover) (Published by A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. Decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour.) Ryan, Marah Ellis; Author of "For the Soul of Rafael" Seldom have love letters been penned which contained more of the beauty of pathos, the poignancy of despair, than these messages, which seem literally written with the heart's blood of the noble-minded Indian who sent them to a girl he had loved in the East. But what place could he have in the thoughts and life of an American girl of birth and breeding? Yet he was inspired to write these letters, which breathe the spirit of renunciation and show how inevitable...  Continue... Pp 122 0080.20.0314
Circa 1907
Isabella or the Pot of Basil (S#80.19) (Published by George W. Jacobs & Company, Philadelphia) (Printed in England by T. N. Foulis, Edinburgh and London) (Both versions printed by Neill and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh) Keats, John A number of versions were published in this format by Jacobs in the United States, and Foulis in England. One was part of the "Envelope Books." The cover wrapped around forming an envelope (1907). This version is a padded cloth cover. Text is printed two sides on a thick cream colored stock. Illustrations are printed four-color (dot pattern) single-sided on a white matte stock. Four color...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 39 0080.19.1213
Circa 1907/1912
Rembrandt. Illustrated with Eight Reproductions in Colour (Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack, London, Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York. Color plates printed by Bemrose Dalziel, Ltd., Watford. Text printed by the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh. This volume "Bound by Riviere & Son of London for Browne’s Bookstore". Top edge trimmed and gilt.) Israels, Josef Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669), Dutch painter and etcher. First published circa 1907 by Jack in London and Stokes in New York as part of the "Masterpieces in Colour" Series, each volume highlighting a different artist. 43 volumes were produced between 1907 and 1910, with "others in preparation. According to "News Notes of California Libraries" 1909, it was first published...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 80 0080.16.0413
1907
The Autograph Hunter and Other Papers (Hard Cover) (Privately Printed, Alderbrink Press, Chicago. Copyright 1907, Adrian H. Joline. "The Alderbrink Press certifies that this edition of ‘The Autograph Hunter and Other Papers’ consists of an addition of 150 copies on hand-made paper printed for Mr. Adrian H. Joline in October MCMVII. Cover is not titled, but title is stamped in gold on a 1.25" x 1.9" leather label affixed to spine. Printed on handmade deckle-edged... Joline, Adrian Hoffman "NOTE. The title of this small volume is rather misleading, for it contains less about autographs than it does about Van Buren. But as these divarications are privately printed, nobody can very well complain. Only a few personal friends will ever read the papers, and they will probably utter no complaint. When the book is on the shelf, where it will undoubtedly repose during most of its existence, the title it bears will look as well as any other. New York, November, 1906." (From the...  Continue...  Pp 243 0080.39.1118
1907
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 300 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a L.L. Brown Paper Company watermark by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Paper weight is a bit lighter than years past. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 101 0080.28.1215
1907 
The Faith That Makes Faithful  (This version published by James Pott & Company, New York.  First published in 1896 by Charles H. Kerr & Company) Gannett, William Channing; Jones, Jenkin Lloyd A book of sermons by two Unitarian ministers.  Eight chapters, four by each.  Both having connections to Frank Lloyd Wright. Gannett: In 1895 he published “The House Beautiful”.  In 1896-7 it was published by The Auvergne Press which was established by two of Wright's clients, William H. Winslow and Chauncey L. Williams in the stable designed for Winslow.  Jenkin Lloyd Jones was born in 1843.  The uncle of the architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, He became...  Continue...  Pp 228 0080.04.1206
Circa 1907/1912 
Turner, Five Letters and A Postscript. Illustrated with Eight Reproductions in Colour (Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack, London, Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York. Color plates printed by Bemrose Dalziel, Ltd., Watford. Text printed by the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh. This volume "Bound by Riviere & Son of London for Browne’s Bookstore".)
Note: Skyfall. Scene 10. Bond entered the National Art Gallery, London, to meet the new Q for the first time. He sat in Room 34, on a bench...
Hind, C. Lewis William Turner (1775-1851), fine artist. First published circa 1907 by Jack in London and Stokes in New York as part of the "Masterpieces in Colour" Series, each volume highlighting a different artist. The International Studio, February, 1908 reported that "Eight volumes have come to hand of this series", 1s, 6d. net each. Eventually, at least 43 volumes were produced between 1907 and 1910, with...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 78 0080.15.0313
Circa 1907/1912
Velazquez. Illustrated with Eight Reproductions in Colour (Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack, London, Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York. Color plates printed by Bemrose Dalziel, Ltd., Watford. Text printed by the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh, Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., Edinburgh & London. This volume "Bound by Riviere & Son of London for Browne’s Bookstore". Top edge trimmed and gilt.) Bensusan, S. L. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660), Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV. First published circa 1907 by Jack in London and Stokes in New York as part of the "Masterpieces in Colour" Series, each volume highlighting a different artist. 43 volumes were produced between 1907 and 1910, with "others in preparation. According to "News Notes of California...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 77 0080.17.0413
1908
1908 
The Art Institute of Chicago. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Japanese Colour Prints March 5 to March 25 1908.  Catalogue for a major exhibition of 655 Japanese prints held at the Art Institute of Chicago.   (Soft Cover)  (Published by The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago) Art Institute of Chicago Committee in charge and major contributors were Clarence Buckingham, Frederick W. Gookin, J. Clarence Webster and Frank Lloyd Wright. Introductory essay by Gookin. It was the largest exhibit of Ukiyo-e prints ever displayed in America. Included 205 Wright prints, 24 illustrations of prints of which Wright owned 7.  Wright designed the exhibition installation for the Art Institute. (First Edition) Pp 132 0080.02.0304
1908 
Musical Memories, My Recollections of Celebrities of the Half Century, 1850--1900 (Published by A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. Printed by The University Press, Cambridge, U.S.A.) Upton, George P. "The Studebaker Theatre... is but one feature of the Fine Arts Building... and is the accomplishment of Mr. Charles C. Curtiss. It is a hive of busy workers in music, painting, sculpture, literature, and the arts and crafts. Its various cells house the theatre, the music hall, the assembly hall, the Amateur Musical Club, the Fortnightly Club, the Caxton Club, ‘The Dial,’ the only high-class literary periodical in the...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 345 0085.08.0311
1908
Odes, Sonnets, and Lyrics (Hard Cover) (Published by The Century Co., New York. Printed by The De Vinne Press. Embossed leather cover. Edges trimmed and gilt. Marbled end pages. Front and back cover designs by B.M.M.) Keats, John; Preface: Stedman, Edmund Clarence; Note: Gilder, Richard Watson "Lovers of poetry will take genuine delight in the volume giving odes, sonnets and lyrics by John Keats, with a fine critical appreciative study by Edmund Clarence Stedman and an interesting and somewhat extended note by Richard Watson Gilder. The volume contains almost one hundred poetic gems that will appeal to the imagination of those who appreciate poetry and art." "The Arena," November 1908, p.479. Preface is from...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 130 0085.34.1214
Circa 1908 
The Eve of St Agnes, And other Poems (Published by George G. Harrap & Co., Covent Gardens, London. Printed by The Riverside Press Ltd., Edinburgh.) Keats, John Number sixteen in the Sesame Booklet Series. Includes The Eve of St Agnes, Ode to a Nightingale, and other short poems. Stiff cover, gilt and black design is stamped, letters are printed on the spine. Pages are trimmed on the top. Photogravure Portrait of Keats on frontispiece by Emory Walker after a portrait by Joseph Severn. Ornamental title page illustration signed by W...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 79 0085.28.0912
1909
1909
A Day with John Keats (Hard cover) (Published by Hodder & Stoughton, New York. Printed by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co., Ltd., Bradford and London. Boards covered in grey paper. Title, designs and illustrated border and designs in black outlined in gilt.) Byron, May Not dated, but a write-up in the Nov 26, 1910 issue of Publishers Weekly, p.101, "Days With the Poets. Each book deals intimately with a day in the life of the poet. The motives and characteristics of each subject are interestingly dealt with and the sketch of the day is accompanied by selections from the works of the poet illustrated in color reproductions of original paintings To the six volumes published...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 48 0086.13.1114
1909
A Pageant of The Italian Renaissance (Stiff soft cover) (Published by the Alderbrink Press, Chicago. Cover illustration by Harry L. Gage, printed in three colors, red, cyan and black, and the only dot pattern, not uniform, is the light blue. One illustration by Harry Slater. Credits list Publisher as Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Although not indicated, design and illustrations are attributed to Seymour. Printed on beige laid paper.) Stevens, Thomas Wood This volume is beautifully designed, illustrated and executed. The pageant was produced and preformed at The Art Institute, Chicago, January 26 and 27, 1909, Under the auspices of The Antiquarian Society of The Art Institute. Thomas Wood Stevens (1880-1954) was a writer and director of pageants in early America 20th century. He was head of the Drama Department of Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1913-1925. He worked at the Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Memorial Theatre...  Continue...   Pp 85 0086.18.1118
1909 Copy
Hillside Home School, (Twenty-third) 1909-10 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the twenty-third year of Hillside Home School. "It is found by those that are studying the all-important problems of the education of children that city environment is to exciting and stimulating for the healthy growth, and the child often becomes a victim of arrested development... Freedom from city distraction, abundance of pure air and water... The school building is a fine stone structure, with a well-equipped gymnasium, shop, home-science kitchen, and music...  Continue...   Pp 52 0086.12.0313
Circa 1909/1912 
Holbein (Illustrated with Eight Reproductions in Colour (Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack, London, Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York. Color plates printed by Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby and London. Text printed by the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh. This volume "Bound by Riviere & Son of London for Browne’s Bookstore". Top edge trimmed and gilt.) Bensusan, S. L. Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543). German artist and printmaker. First published circa 1909 by Jack in London and Stokes in New York as part of the "Masterpieces in Colour" Series, each volume highlighting a different artist. To date we have located five other volume bound for Browne’s Bookstore in their own covers. Jack’s original series included the artist name, color plate and the text... Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 80 0086.10.0313
1909
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Annual Reports, List of Members. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 250 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a "The PM Co." (within a shield, topped with a crown), "Quality" (within a banner), "Hand-Made In Italy" (within a scroll) watermark. Printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address of the President...  Continue... Pp 105 0086.14.1215
1909
The Poetical Works of John Keats (Hard Cover) (Published by Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne. Printed by T. And A. Constable, Printers to His Majesty, Edinburgh. Boards are bound in green cloth, spin in gilt. Three sides are trimmed, top is gilt.) Keats, John Number Seven in the 167 volume set of "The World’s Classics" Series. First printed in 1901, reprinted in 1902, 1905, and 1909. The first decorative floral title page is initialed with overlapping "TTP" or TPT." The contents include Early Poems, Early Sonnets, Endymion, Tour in Scotland, Poems, Odes, Isabella, Hyperion, Eve of St, Agnes, Lamia, Songs, Faery Songs, Fragments...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 336 0086.15.0515
Circa 1909/1912 
Titian. Illustrated with Eight Reproductions in Colour (Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack, London, Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York. Color plates printed by Bemrose Dalziel, Ltd., Watford. Text printed by the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh. This volume "Bound by Riviere & Son of London for Browne’s Bookstore". Top edge trimmed and gilt.) Bensusan, S. L. Titian Vecelli (1488-1576), fine artist. First published circa 1909 by Jack in London and Stokes in New York as part of the "Masterpieces in Colour" Series, each volume highlighting a different artist. The International Studio, February, 1908 reported that "Eight volumes have come to hand of this series", 1s, 6d. net each. This volume was not included. Eventually, at least 43 volumes were produced... Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 78 0086.09.0313
1910
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright - Volume 1 (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Portfolio Cover, Volume I. Text printed on cover: "Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. I. Verlegt Bei Ernst Wasmuth A.-G. Berlin." (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G. Berlin.) Beige paper covers stiff boards. Cloth spine. Four cloth ties. According to Alofsin, 1,275 sets were printed, 25 of which "Wright ordered to be printed on Japan paper and bound in half-leather as a deluxe edition..." Frank Lloyd Wright The Lost Years, 1910-1922, 1998, p.77. Wasmuth... Continue...  (Sweeney 87) Pg Portfolio Cover 0087.00.1018 C
1910 
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Portfolio Cover Boards.  Each set consisted of two portfolios and 100 separate plates (sheets).  Printed in German. The complete set consisted of 72 plates numbered I through LXIV and included eight with a or b. 28 were tissue overlays and were attached to the corresponding plates.  Each set also included a 31 page introduction, consisting of unbound sheets, folded once.  16 x 25.5.  Two sets (four portfolios)  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 87) Pp Cover Portfolio 0087.00.0806 A 0087.00.0806 B
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Informational Booklet (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) (Note: This set is missing the original pages 1-20, but includes photocopies of those pages.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Each two volume set of prints included a 31 page introduction, consisting of 8 sheets printed both sides folded once, but unbound. They are loosely placed next to each other. Pages 3 - 20 is Wright’s introduction, printed in German. "To thus make of a dwelling place a complete work of art, in itself as expressive and beautiful and more intimately related to life than anything of detached sculptures or painting, lending itself freely and suitably to the individual... Continue...  (Sweeney 87) Pp 31 0087.00.1018 D
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate II (2) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate II (2) - House for Mrs. Aline Devin. Ground plan and perspective view. Illustrations include Street and Lake perspective, plan for main and second levels. (Project) "A working out of a difficult problem in planning. A house to be built on a fashionable Chicago Drive. Lot 50 feet wide extending from the Drive to the lake shore. An arrangement was desired which should respect the thoroughfare and locate the living-rooms toward the lake – that is, at the rear of the building... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate II (2) 0087.02.1018
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate III (3) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate III (3) - Stable of the Winslow house, River Forest. Ground plan and perspective view. Illustrations include perspective of stable and plot plan showing placement for the house (bottom of page, stable ground floor, middle left, and second level of the stable, middle right. Ground floor plan shows house and stable relationship on the lot. Emboss lower left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. 16 x 25.5 (Sweeney 87) Plate III (3) 0087.03.1018
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate IV (4) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate IV (4) - Heller Residence. Perspective view and ground plan of a city dwelling for Isadore Heller. Woodlawn Avenue. "Details of Husser House, Buena Park, Chicago. Built in 1896. Brick walls, tile roof and plaster freeze." Description for Tafel IV. The top illustration if a perspective viewed from the street of the Heller Residence. In the background on the left is the stable, in the background on the right is a flipped version of the house. This illustration was first published... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate IV (4) 0087.04.1018
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate VI (6) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate VI (6) - Frank Lloyd Wright Studio, Oak Park. "Atelier of Frank Lloyd Wright, Oak Park, Ill. An early study in articulation – the various functions featured, individualized and grouped. The working office of the architect." Perspective, perspective detail, plot and floor plan. Portions of this illustration were first published in The Architectural Review, June 1900, plate XXXVIII. The upper illustration is a perspective of Wrights Oak Park Studio. The Studio is on the left, the... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate VI (6) 0087.06.1018
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate VIII Tissue (8) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd McAfee Ground Plan. Plate VIII (8) - Dwelling for Mr. McAfee (Project). Ground plan. "Perspective of dwelling for Mr. McAfee, Kenilworth Illinois. An early design, made about two years after the Winslow house was designed. A suburban dwelling on the lake shore. Library top lighted: large living room, light on two sides. To be executed in brick, stone, and terra-cotta with the roof." Tissue overlay is the plot and floor plan for the McAfee residence. The shore can be seen on the... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate VIII (8) Tissue 0087.08.1018 0087.08.1006
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1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate VIII (8) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd McAfee Residence. Plate VIII (8) - Perspective view of dwelling for Mr. McAfee, Kenilworth, Ill (Project). "Perspective of dwelling for Mr. McAfee, Kenilworth Illinois. An early design, made about two years after the Winslow house was designed. A suburban dwelling on the lake shore. Library top lighted: large living room, light on two sides. To be executed in brick, stone, and terra-cotta with the roof." Perspective view for the McAfee residence. The shore can be... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate VIII (8) 0087.08.1018 0087.08.0704
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Hillside Home School. Plate X (10 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Hillside Home School Plan. Plate X (10 Tissue) - "Hillside Home School Building. Ground Plan. Built for the Lloyd Jones sisters in 1906. Exterior walls are native sandstone and solid oak timber construction. Interior throughout framed of exposed solid oak timbers. Walls sandstone below and plastered above." The top portion of the illustration is the floor plan for the Laboratory building which is connected to Hillside Home School Building below. The two are connected... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate X (10) Tissue 0087.10.1018 T
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Hillside Home School. Plate X (10) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Hillside Home School Building Perspective. Plate X (10) - "Hillside Home School Building. Built for the Lloyd Jones sisters in 1906. Exterior walls are native sandstone and solid oak timber construction. Interior throughout framed of exposed solid oak timbers. Walls sandstone below and plastered above." Perspective view of the Hillside Home School Building. The gymnasium is on the far left, with class rooms in the center. The Assembly Room is on the right. The... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate X (10) 0087.10.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. River Forest Golf Club. Plate XI (11) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd River Forest Golf Club. Perspective and Floor Plan. Plate XI (11) - Designed in 1898, it was enlarged in 1901. It was eventually demolished. The perspective at the top is the enlarged, remodeled structure. The floor plan is below. Emboss center left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. 16 x 25.5 (Sweeney 87) Plate XI (11) 0087.11.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Study For a Concrete Bank Building. Plate XII (12 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Study For a Concrete Bank Building in a Small City. Plate XII (12 Tissue) - "Study For a Concrete Bank Building in a Small City. Illustrating an article contributed to the Brickbuilder under the caption, "A Village Bank." Illustration is a perspective cut-a-way, revealing the interior. Originally published in The Brickbuilder, August 1901, Pp 160-161. (Architectural Essays, Hasbrouck, (S.1682), pp.18-19. Emboss center left. One plate part of an incomplete two volume... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XII (12 Tissue) 0087.12.0618 0087.12.1018 T
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Study For a Concrete Bank Building. Plate XII (12) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Study For a Concrete Bank Building in a Small City. Plate XII (12) - "Study For a Concrete Bank Building in a Small City. Illustrating an article contributed to the Brickbuilder under the caption, "A Village Bank." Upper illustration is a perspective of the exterior. The lower illustration is the floor plan. Originally published in The Brickbuilder, August 1901, Pp 160-161. (Architectural Essays, Hasbrouck, (S.1682), pp.18-19. Emboss lower left. One plate part of an incomplete... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XII (12) 0087.12.0618 0087.12.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. A typical house intended to form the unit in the group as arranged in the Quadruple Block Plan. Plate XIII (13) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd A typical house intended to form the unit in the group as arranged in the Quadruple Block Plan. Plate XIII (13) - "A typical house intended to form the unit in the group as arranged in the Quadruple Block Plan. A new scheme for subdividing property, designed to divide the usual American block into two parts by means of a private way through the center, and to group the houses in squads of four on each half. The houses are to be placed that a minimum of privacy, and... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XIII (13) 0087.13.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. The Quadruple Block Plan. Plate XIIIa (13a) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd The Quadruple Block Plan. Plate XIIIa (13a) - "A typical house intended to form the unit in the group as arranged in the Quadruple Block Plan. A new scheme for subdividing property, designed to divide the usual American block into two parts by means of a private way through the center, and to group the houses in squads of four on each half. The houses are to be placed that a minimum of privacy, and various advantages of position are made possible." The upper illustration... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XIII (13a) 0087.13.1018 a
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Concrete house originally designed for Ladies’ Home Journal. Perspective and ground plan. Plate XIVa (14a) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Gray paper. Wright, Frank Lloyd Concrete House perspective and floor plans. Plate XIVa (14a) - "Concrete house originally designed for Ladies’ Home Journal. Perspective and ground plan. A simple house, four sides alike, for sake of simplicity in making forms, with entry added at side, and trellised terrace. The chimney supports the floors and carries the water from the roof. An insertion of square colored tiles occurs just beneath the soffit of the eaves, certain ones opening for circulation of air in summer... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XIV (14a) 0087.14.1018 a
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Thomas P. Hardy house. Perspective view. Plate XV (15 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Thomas P. Hardy house. Perspective view. Plate XV (15 Tissue) - "Thomas P. Hardy house. Perspective view." View from the lake shore below. Designed in 1905. Frank Lloyd Wright’s other passion was Japanese prints, and this perspective was drawn in that manner. A magnolia flower breaks into the frame on the right. Emboss center left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. 16 x 25.5 (Sweeney 87) Plate XV (15 Tissue) 0087.15.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Thomas P. Hardy house. Perspective view. Plate XV (15) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Gray paper. Wright, Frank Lloyd Thomas P. Hardy house. Perspective view. Plate XV (15) - "Thomas P. Hardy house. Perspective view." View from the lake side. Designed in 1905 by Frank Lloyd Wright. The walls in the illustration have a light white wash. Emboss lower left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. 16 x 25.5 (Sweeney 87) Plate XV (15) 0087.15.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Thomas P. Hardy house. Ground plan. Plate XV (15 White Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Thomas P. Hardy house. Ground plan. Plate XV (15 White Tissue) - "Thomas P. Hardy house. Ground plan." Designed in 1905 by Frank Lloyd Wright. The center illustration is the main level showing the plot and floor plan, including the lake shore. The left illustration is the lower level, and the right is the upper level. Emboss upper left. Possibly from the Deluxe Edition printed on cream Japanese vellum. The size is also different, 17.5 x 25.25. (Sweeney 87) Plate XV (15) 0087.15.0604
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. The Ullman house. Ground plan. Plate XVI (16 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd The Ullman house. Ground plan. Plate XVI (16 Tissue) - "The Ullman house. Ground plan." (Project) "A further development of the scheme for the Robert Clark house at Peoria. The dining-room is dropped to the garden level and the covered porch placed above it, both being reached directly from the living-room. The kitchen is level with the dining-room and the mezzanine stair landing. Study and servants rooms are level with the covered porch. The bedroom floors above... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XVI (16 Tissue) 0087.16.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Perspective View of the Ullman house. Perspective Study for the Westcott House. Plate XVI (16) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective View of the Ullman house and Perspective Study for the Westcott House. Plate XVI (16) - "Perspective View of the Ullman house. (Project) Perspective Study for the Westcott House. Plate XVI (16) ."A further development of the scheme for the Robert Clark house at Peoria. The dining-room is dropped to the garden level and the covered porch placed above it, both being reached directly from the living-room. The kitchen is level with the dining-room and... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XVI (16) 0087.16.101
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. W. R. Heath house. Ground plan. Plate XVII (17 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd W. R. Heath house. Ground plan. Plate XVII (17 Tissue) - "W. R. Heath house. Ground plan." The Heath Residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1904. The lower illustration is the plot and floor plan for the first level. The upper illustration is the floor plan for the second level. Emboss upper left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. Two copies. 16 x 25.5 (Sweeney 87) Plate XVIII (17 Tissue) 0087.17.0618 0087.17.1018  Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Perspective view of dwelling for W. R. Heath, Buffalo, N.Y. Plate XVII (17) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective view of dwelling for W. R. Heath. Plate XVII (17) - "Perspective view of dwelling for W. R. Heath, Buffalo, N.Y. Plate XVII (17) ." The Heath Residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1904. Perspective view of the Heath Residence from the street. Emboss lower left. Two copies, one plate is part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. (Sweeney 87) Plate XVIII (17) 0087.17.0618 0087.17.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Suburban dwelling of Frank Thomas, Oak Park, Ill. Plate XVIII (18) Note: Typo in title, the name is spelled Tomas, not Thomas. (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective, plot and floor plan for the Frank Thomas Residence. Plate XVIII (18) - "Suburban dwelling of Frank Thomas, Oak Park, Ill. Plate XVIII (18). "Plastered on wooden frame. No excavated basement: all rooms above grade. A prairie type. The Thomas Residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901. The upper illustration is a perspective view from the street. The second illustr5ation is the plot and floor plan for the first level, and the second illustration... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XVIII (18) 0087.18.0202 0087.18.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Suburban dwelling for Mrs. Martin, Oak Park, Ill. Plate XIX (19) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective, plot and floor plan for the Mrs. Martin Residence. Plate XIX (19) - "Suburban dwelling for Mrs. Martin, Oak Park, Ill." Plate XIX (19). "A practical solution of the porch problem. It is treated here as a semi-detached pavilion placed within the grounds to the south, but not shutting out the sunlight from the living-rooms. The house is a plastered house, and the eaves are plastic in form." The Fricke-Martin Residence was designed for William G. Fricke by Frank... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XIX (19) 0087.19.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Suburban dwelling for Mrs. Martin, Oak Park, Ill. Plate XIX (19) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.)

Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate XIX (19) Drawing of the William G. Fricke Home (1901 S.058). "Suburban dwelling for Mrs. Martin, Oak Park, Ill." Like the Thomas Residence, also 1901 and in Oak Park, it is an all-stucco exterior. But unlike the Thomas Residence which is considered Frank Lloyd Wright’s first fully developed prairie styled house in Oak Park, it includes elements of Wright’s transitional designs like the Rollin Furbeck Residence: Corners turned at a 45 degree angle; Massive... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XIX (19) 0087.19.1116
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Dwelling for Arthur Heurtley. Plate XX (20) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective, plot and floor plan for the Arthur Heurtley Residence. Plate XX (20) - "Dwelling for Arthur Heurtley." Plate XX (20). "Same type as Thomas house, with living-rooms, kitchen and family-bedrooms on the main floor. Two guestrooms and bath, children's play-room and servants-room on ground floor. No upper floor. The Heurtley Residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902. The upper illustration is a perspective, viewed from the street. The... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XX (20) 0087.20.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Dwelling and garden for W. E. Martin, Oak Park, Ill. Plate XXI (21) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective, plot and floor plan for the W. E. Martin Residence. Plate XXI (21) - "Dwelling and garden for W. E. Martin, Oak Park, Ill." The W. E. Martin Residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902. The top illustration is the perspective of the Martin residence. The lower illustration is the plot and ground level plan. In both the perspective and the ground floor plan, Wright takes the liberty to add the covered porch which spreads toward the street, as well... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXI (21) 0087.21.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Living room in the residence of Harley Bradley, Kankakee, Ill. Plate XXII (22) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Living Room perspective of the Harley Bradley Residence, including two rug patterns. Plate XXII (22) - "Living room in the residence of Harley Bradley, Kankakee, Ill. Two rug patterns." The Harley Bradley Residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900. The illustration of the living room, including Wright designed furniture, built-in seating and art glass, is flanked by two rug patters. Emboss lower left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXII (22) 0087.22.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Typical low-cost suburban dwelling contributed to the Curtis Publishing Company. Plate XXIII (23) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Gray paper. Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective of "A small House with Lots of Room in It." Plate XXIII (23) - "Typical low-cost suburban dwelling contributed to the Curtis Publishing Company." This illustration was published in the Ladies Home Journal, July 1901, p.15, as "A small House with Lots of Room in It. The average home-maker is partial to the gable roof. This house has been designed with a thorough, somewhat new treatment of the gable with gently flaring eaves and pediments... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXIII (23) 0087.23.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Suburban dwelling for Warren F. Hickox, Kankakee, Ill. Plate XXIV (24) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Gray paper. Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective, plot and floor plan for the Warren F. Hickox Residence. Plate XXIV (24) - "Suburban dwelling for Warren F. Hickox, Kankakee, Ill." Upper illustration is a perspective of the Hickox Residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900. The lower illustration showed the plot and ground floor plan. The middle illustration is the floor plan for the second floor. Emboss lower left. Part of an incomplete two volume set acquired from Bruxelles, Belgium. 16 x 25.5 (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXIV (24) 0087.24.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Masonry dwelling for Mr. Martin, Buffalo, N.Y. Adjoining the Martin residence. Plate XXVI (26) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Gray paper. Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective and floor plan for the George Barton Residence. Plate XXVI (26) - "Masonry dwelling for Mr. Martin, Buffalo, N.Y. Adjoining the Martin residence." George Barton’s wife was the sister of Darwin D. Martin, and the home was built adjacent to Martin’s estate by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1903. Upper illustration is a perspective of the Barton Residence. The center illustration is the floor plan for the ground level, and the lower illustration is for the second floor. Emboss... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXVI (26) 0087.26.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Suburban house for Mr. Henderson, Elmhurst, Ill. Plate XXVII (27) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective, plot and floor plan for the Henderson Residence. Plate XXVII (27) - "Suburban house for Mr. Henderson, Elmhurst, Ill. A plastered house with cement base and wooden trimming of the open single room type, with alcoved ends, originated in the Warren Hickox house at Kankakee." The upper illustration is a perspective of the Henderson Residence from the street. The lower illustration on the right is a plot and ground floor plan, the illustration on... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXVII (27) 0087.27.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Residence of F. W. Little, Peoria, Ill. Plate XXVIII (28) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective and floor plan for the Henderson Residence. Plate XXVIII (28) - "Residence of F. W. Little, Peoria, Ill. 1900. A residence of cream -colored brick. The plan is as the residence was finally built. The exterior sketch, the original scheme." The upper illustration is an aerial perspective of the Little Residence as Wright originally designed it. A covered porch to the left, the two-story garage attached by a covered walkway on the right. The lower illustration is a... Continue... (Sweeney 87)  Plate XXVIII (28) 0087.28.1018
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Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XXIX (29). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Original vintage lithograph. Plate XXIX (29) "House of K. C. De Rhodes at South Bend, Ind." Plate XXIX (29) includes a perspective of the front of the house, from the street, and a plot plan that includes the floor plan for the first floor, and a plan for the second floor. In the bottom right hand corner is the top and bottom illustrative border for the House Beautiful, Chapter Two, designed and published by Frank Lloyd Wright 1896-1897. The "Wasmuth Portfolio" (2 folio volumes, 100 plates)... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXIX (29) 0087.29.0618
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Ground plan of the E. H. Cheney house and ground plan for a one-story house for an artist. Plate XXX (30 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Ground and floor plan of the Cheney residence and a ground and floor plan for an unidentified artist. Plate XXX (30 Tissue) - "Ground plan of the E. H. Cheney house and ground plan for a one-story house for an artist." Text upper left: "Grundriss Des Hauptgeschosses. Im erdgeschoss sind dienerinzimmer wascherei. Heizung vorratsraum und garage. "Floor plan of the main floor. On the ground floor are the service room laundry. Heating storeroom and... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXX (30 Tissue) 0087.30.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Residence of one-story and basement house of E. H. Cheney, Oak Park, Ill. Plate XXX (30) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective of the Cheney Residence. Plate XXX (30) - "Residence of one-story and basement house of E. H. Cheney, Oak Park, Ill." The notes for Plate XXX reads: "Residents of a one-story and basement house of E. H. Cheney, Oak Park, Illinois. 1904. A one-story brick house set within gardens and close by brick walls. The sleeping-rooms separated from the living rooms by a corridor. Heating room, laundry, storage rooms and servants rooms in the basement." Although... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXX (30) 0087.30.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Ground plan of the Dana house. Plate XXXI (31 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Ground and floor plan for the Dana House. Plate XXXI (31 Tissue) - "Ground and floor plan for the Dana House. It is not entirely new. The old house, which was incorporated in the structure, is outlined by a heavy line on the plan. The gallery is designed as a gathering place for the artistic activities of the community, and to accommodate the collection made by its owner. It is connected by a covered passage with the house, the passage itself serving as a... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXI (31 Tissue) 0087.31.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. General view of a city dwelling for Mrs. Susan L. Dana, Springfield, Ill. Plate XXXI (31) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective for the Dana House. Plate XXXI (31) - "General view of a city dwelling for Mrs. Susan L. Dana, Springfield, Ill. A home designed to accommodate the art collection of its owner and for entertaining expensively, some-what elaborately worked out in detail. Fixtures and furnishings designed with the furniture. It is not entirely new. The old house, which was incorporated in the structure, is outlined by a heavy line on the plan. The gallery is designed... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXI (31) 0087.31.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Interior view of the Susan Dana House. Plate XXXIb (31b) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Interior view of the Susan Dana House including furniture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XXXIb (31b) - "Dana house, interior view. A home designed to accommodate the art collection of its owner and for entertaining expensively, some-what elaborately worked out in detail. Fixtures and furnishings designed with the furniture. It is not entirely new. The gallery is designed as a gathering place for the artistic activities of the community, and to accommodate... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXIb (31b) 0087.31.1018b
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Ground plan of the D. D. Martin. Plate XXXII (32 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Ground and floor plan for the Darwin Martin House. Plate XXXII (32 Tissue) - "Ground plan of the D. D. Martin. Reference to the general plan of the Martin house will show certain freestanding groups of piers. In the central chamber formed by the piers the radiators are located, and the lighting fixtures are concentrated upon the peers themselves. Bookcases, swinging out ward, are placed below between the peers: the open spaces above are utilized... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXII (32 Tissue) 0087.32.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Dwelling of D. D. Martin, Buffalo, N.Y. Plate XXXII (32) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Areal perspective of the Darwin Martin Residence. Plate XXXII (32) - "Dwelling of D. D. Martin, Buffalo, N.Y. The Martin house is fireproof. The walls are of brick, floors of reinforced concrete overlaid with ceramic mosaic: roofs tiled. The vitreous brick used in the exterior walls is worked with bronze joints into the walls in piers of the interior. The brick on these interior surfaces is used in a decorative sense as a mosaic. The woodwork throughout is fumed white oak... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXII (32) 0087.32.0618 0087.32.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Administration building of the Larkin Company, Interior. Plate XXXIII (33 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd View of the interior of the Larkin Administration Building from the second level. Plate XXXIII (33 Tissue) - "Administration building of the Larkin Company, Interior. The Larkin Building is one of a large group of factory buildings situated in the factory district of Buffalo. It was built to house the commercial engine of the Larkin Company in light wholesome well-ventilated quarters. The smoke, noise and dirt incident to the locality made it imperative... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXIII (33 Tissue) 0087.33.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Ground plan and perspective view of the administration building of the Larkin Company. Plate XXXIII (33) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Ground plan and perspective view of the Larkin Administration Building. Plate XXXIII (33) - "Ground plan and perspective view of the administration building of the Larkin Company. The interior of the main building thus forms a single large room in which the main floors are galleries open to a large central court, which is also lighted from above. All the windows of the various stories or galleries are seven feet above the floor, the space beneath being utilized for... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXIII (33) 0087.33.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Ground plan and perspective view of the administration building of the Larkin Company. Plate XXXIIIa (33a) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Ground plan and perspective view of the Larkin Administration Building. Plate XXXIIIa (33a) - "Ground plan and perspective view of the administration building of the Larkin Company. The entrance vestibules, from either street and the main lobby, together with the toilet accommodations and rest rooms for employees, are all located in an annex which intercepts the light from the main office as little as possible. The fifth floor is given to a restaurant for employees... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXIIIa (33a) 0087.33.1018 a
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright - Volume II (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Portfolio Cover, Volume II. Text printed on cover: "Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. II. Verlegt Bei Ernst Wasmuth A.-G. Berlin." (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G. Berlin.) Beige paper covers stiff boards. Cloth spine. Four cloth ties. According to Alofsin, 1,275 sets were printed, 25 of which "Wright ordered to be printed on Japan paper and bound in half-leather as a deluxe edition..." Frank Lloyd Wright The Lost Years, 1910-1922, 1998, p.77... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Pg Portfolio Cover 0087.00.1018 E
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Ground Plan for the C. Thaxter Shaw House. Plate XXXIV (34 Tissue) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Ground and floor plan for the C. Thaxter Shaw House. Plate XXXIII (33 Tissue) - "Ground Plan for the C. Thaxter Shaw House. Country house for C. Thaxter Shaw, Montreal, Canada. A design for a granite house on the mountain side at Montreal. Approached on either side by drives, passing in front of the house on a terrace arrangement. Entrance through loggia on this terrace to the living-room is on main floor, which is level with garden at rear and sides. Sleeping rooms above... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXIII (34 Tissue) 0087.34.1018 Tissue
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Perspective of the C. Thaxter Shaw Residence. Plate XXXIV (34) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth, A.-G. Berlin.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Perspective of the C. Thaxter Shaw Residence. Plate XXXIV (34) - "Country house for C. Thaxter Shaw, Montreal, Canada. A design for a granite house on the mountain side at Montreal. Approached on either side by drives, passing in front of the house on a terrace arrangement. Entrance through loggia on this terrace to the living-room is on main floor, which is level with garden at rear and sides. Sleeping rooms above. Enclosed garden at front, below terraces." Emboss... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXIV (34) 0087.34.1018
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XXXVI (36).  "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate XXXVI (36)  “”Exposition building, containing an exhibition-room and lecture-room for the Larkin Co. at the Jamestown Exhibition.  Browne’s Book-Store.  A long narrow room in a down-town building converted into a book-store.  The walls and ceiling were re-formed, and alcoves with chairs and tables provided for the convenience of customers.”  Original vintage lithograph. 15.75 x 25.25. (Sweeney 87) Plate XXXVI (36) 0087.36.0607
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Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XLVII (47). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet - Framed) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate XLVII (47). Central club house for the Como Orchard Summer Colony. In February 1909 Frank Lloyd Wright visited the Bitterroot Valley. The first of the two developments, the Como Orchard Summer Colony, consisting of the Master Plan, the Clubhouse and Inn, Cottages and the Manager’s Office. Developed for the Como Orchard Land Company, a subsidiary of the Bitter Root Valley Irrigation Company, they were marketed to University of Chicago... Continue... (Sweeney 87) Plate XLVII (47) 0087.47.0918
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Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XLVIII (48). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate XLVIII (48) "Three typical houses for real-estate subdivision for Mr. E. C. Waller." Original vintage lithograph. Edward Carson Waller was a successful real estate developer in Chicago and one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s early clients. In 1895 Wright designed the Francisco Terrace Apartments (S.030), and the Edward C. Waller Apartments (S.031). In 1899 Wright remodeled Waller’s home in River Forest (S.047). "In 1905 Waller obtained for Wright the opportunity... Continue...  Sweeney 87) Plate XLVIII (48) 0087.48.0516
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XLIX (49). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate XLIX (49). Bank and office building for the City National Bank, Mason City, Io. Wright was commissioned to design both the City National Bank (left, 1909 - S.155) and Park Inn Hotel (right, 1909 - S.156) in early 1909 and construction began April 1, 1909. William Drummond, Wright’s chief draughtsman, supervises the construction which was completed in August 1910. The Hotel was opened under the management of John Sundell. The second floor...  Continue...  (Sweeney 87) Plate XLIX (49) 0087.49.0615
1910
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate XLIXa (49a). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate XLIXa (49a). View of the bank and office building for the City National Bank. Wright was commissioned to design the City National Bank (1909 - S.155) in early 1909 and construction began April 1, 1909. William Drummond, Wright’s chief draughtsman, supervises the construction which was completed in August 1910. The second floor originally held the legal offices of Blythe and Markley. Original vintage lithograph. 15.75 x 25.25. (Sweeney 87) Plate XLIXa (49a) 0087.49.0615 (a)
1910
Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate LI (51). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate LI (51). "Ground Plan and perspective view for the house of Isabel Roberts, River Forest, Ill. Study for a summer house for Mr. E. E. Waller, Charlevoix, Mich." "Perspective view (top) and floor plan for the first and second floors (center) for the Isabel Roberts Residence. Aerial Perspective of the Waller Summer House (Project). The "Wasmuth Portfolio" (2 folio volumes, 100 plates) is considered the most important and influential architectural monograph of the...  Continue...  (Sweeney 87) Plate LI (51) 0087.51.0618
1910 
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate LIII (53a).  "Studies and Executed
Buildings".  (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin)
Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate LIII (53b) “House, pergola and garage for Burton S. Westcott at Springfield, Ohio.”  Original vintage lithograph on tissue. 17.5 x 25.  Framed.  (Sweeney 87) Plate LIII (53b) 0087.53.1006
1910 
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Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright.  Plate LVI (56) "Studies and Executed Buildings".  (Single Sheet)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate LVI (56)  "Living Room for Mr. Coonley, Riverside, IL."  Original vintage lithograph.  Reproduced In: 1) #1050 Pg 65;   2) #1401 Pg 51;   3) #1604c Pg 25   4) #1648 Pg 35;  4) #1999-2 Pg 113  (Sweeney 87) Plate LVI (56) 0087.56.0101 0087.56.0618
1910
Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate LVI (56a). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Original vintage lithograph. Plate LVI (56a). Ground plan and view of entrance alcove, the coonley house." The left side includes the Plan for the Ground Floor (top left) and the Main Floor Plan (bottom left). The Entrance Alcove with stairwell and skylight is illustrated on the right. The Wright designed Copper Urn is prominently featured. The "Wasmuth Portfolio" (2 folio volumes, 100 plates) is considered the most important and influential architectural monograph of the...  Continue...  (Sweeney 87) Plate LVIa (56a) 0087.56.0618 (a)
1910 
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright.  Plate LVIIa (57) "Studies and Executed Buildings".  (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate LVIIa (57)  “House for Avery Coonley, Riverside, Ill.”  Original vintage lithograph.  16 x 25.5. Framed.  (Sweeney 87) Plate LVII (57) 0087.57.0506
1910 
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright.  Plate LVIIb (57a) "Studies and Executed Buildings".  (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate LVIIb (57a)  “House for Avery Coonley, Riverside, Ill., Ground Plan.”  Original vintage tissue lithograph. 16 x 25.5.  Framed.  (Sweeney 87)  Plate LVIIb (57a) Plate LVIIa (57a) 0087.57.0506 (a)
1910
Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Plate LXI (61). "Studies and Executed Buildings". (Single Sheet) (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Original vintage lithograph. Plate LXI (61). "Dwelling for William Norman Guthrie, Sewanee, Tenn." Perspective view for the Guthrie Residence (Project). The home was never realized, but letter built by Frank J. Baker, Wilmette, Illinois (1909 - S.151). Very similar to the Isabel Roberts Residence (1908 - S.150). The "Wasmuth Portfolio" (2 folio volumes, 100 plates) is considered the most important and influential architectural monograph of the 20th century...  Continue...  (Sweeney 87) Pg 61 0087.61.0618
1910 
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright.  Plate LXII (62) "Studies and Executed Buildings".  (Single Sheet)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Plate LXII (62)  "Ground plan for the Bock atelier"  Original vintage tissue lithograph.  (Sweeney 87) Plate LXII (62) 0087.62.0303
1910 
Bygone Days in Chicago, Recollections of the "Garden City" of The Sixties (Digital Edition) (Published by A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. April 9, 1910. Printed by The Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago) Cook, Frederick Francis "Francis F. Browne and ‘The Lakeside’. Along with the many changes in the social order that marked the close of the war, there was awakened a literary consciousness, seeking to come into touch with the spirit of older communities... and the new spirit found expression in the pages of The Lakeside Monthly, under the stimulating editorship of Francis F. Browne. The founding of this high class publication...  Continue...  For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 400 0094.07.0311
1910 
Catalogue of the Ninth Annual Exhibition of Original Designs for Decorations and Examples of Art Crafts having Distinct Artistic Merit (Published by the Art Institute of Chicago) Art Institute of Chicago December 6 To December 23, 1910. In 1907 Frank Lloyd Wright designed the shop for Pebbles & Balch, Oak park (1907 - S.131). Mrs. Grace M. Pebbles exhibited five items at the show. This gives us a glimpse into the types of merchandised, other than wallpaper, that was available at Pebbles & Balch. Item 908:Screen, pine tree design, mahogany mount. 909: Curtain, Silk, horsechestnut design...  Continue...  See our Wright Study on the Pebbles & Balch Remodel. Pp 94 0094.20.1111
1910
Christ in Flanders, A Legend of the Middle Ages. Retold By Balzac, Translated From The French By Count Stenbock. (Soft Cover) (Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company, Chicago. "One of 400 Copies of Christ In Flanders Printed by Geo. F. McKiernan & Co. For Ralph Fletcher Seymour." Printed on a handmade light beige laid stock with a "Fabriano (Italy)" watermark.) Stenbock, Count; Balzac Originally published in 1831, it is a short story by Honoré de Balzac, a French novelist and playwright. Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock was a Baltic Swedish poet and writer who was born in 1860 and died in 1895. The story takes place on the coast of Flanders, present-day Belgium. The legend was "told from age to age, repeated from hearth to hearth..." It retells the legend of the appearance of Christ (or a Christ like figure) to a group of travelers on a...  Continue...  Pp 35 0094.46.0116
Circa 1910
Eve of St. Agnes and other poems (Leather Binding, Not Dated.) (Published by The Gold Medal Library. London, New York, Calcutta.) Keats, John Published as part of a series. The Eve of St. Agnes and thirteen additional poems. Full leather binding. Gilt letters on the cover and spine. Three sides are gilt. Decorative end pages front and back. Portrait of Keats is an engraving of the miniature portrait of John Keats after Severn’s copy for George Keats by H. S. Initials are in the bottom right. Etched portrait from an old sketch by Joe Severn. According...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 95 0094.21.0212
1910
The Eve of St. Agnes (Suede) (Published by Letchworth, at the Arden Press) (London) Keats, John Bound in a brown suede soft cover with blind stamped decorative border and center motif, gilt title. All sides trimmed, top gilt. "This edition of "The Eve of Saint Agnes Agnes’ was first printed October 1910; reprinted November 1910." 4.4 x 5.6 (Second Edition)  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 21 0094.40.0713
Circa 1910
Hillside Home School Photo Booklet, Circa 1910 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Photo booklet for the Hillside Home School. Fifteen photographs are on the right side of the spread, left side is left blank. 15 photographs include the Hillside Home School I & II and the Romeo and Juliet Windmill. Photocopies from the State Historical Society, Madison, WI. Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries, Chicago. Two copies. Originals approximately 4.25 x 4.25. Pp 33 0094.34.0313
1910 Copy
Hillside Home School Yearbook, The Whisperings of the Hillside Pine 1910 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin. Printed by the Print Shop, Madison, Wis.) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Yearbook for the Class of 1910. Photograph of graduating class includes John K. Wright, son of Frank Lloyd Wright. Class of 1909... Frank Lloyd Wright Jr., who expects to take up landscape architecture as a profession, is in Boston, Mass., where he as a position with Mr. Olmstad, a landscape artist. Two poems by Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr., "To the Pasque Flower", first published in The LaFollette, and Arbor and Bird Day Manual, 1910, and the second...  Continue...  Pp 61 0094.35.0313
1910
Larkin Co. Product and Premium List, Fall - Winter 1910-11. (Sixty-Fourth Edition. Published by the Larkin Co., Buffalo, NY) Larkin Co. Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs for the Larkin Administration building were completed in 1904. The finished building was ready for occupancy in August 1906. Front Cover: The overall design is an adaptation of Wright’s designs on the columns in the Administration Building. The photograph at the top is of the Globe sculptures designed by Richard Bock, that sits atop the columns at the front of the Larkin Administration Building. The photograph at the bottom includes the...  Continue...  Pp 128 0094.47.0316
1910 
Neither Dorking Nor The Abbey (Soft cover) (Published by Brown’s Bookstore, Chicago. 1910 and in 1912)  (This 1910 edition: Greenish blue paper cover with paper label on outside front cover. Silk stitched to inside pages, which were printed on hand-made Strathmore laid paper, with watermarks "The P M Co, Quality, Hand-made in Italy." 1912 edition Light yellowish brown paper cover. Note: We have also seen a 1911 version printed at Hillacre. Sewn greenish dark olive paper cover with... Barrie, J. M.; Hardy, Thomas "Of the many tributes to George Meredith called forth by his death last May, probably the most appropriate and beautiful was that contributed by Mr. J. M. Barrie to '' The Westminster Gazette" of London, under the title "Neither Dorking nor the Abbey." That this brilliant little essay may not be lost to the many who love both Meredith and Barrie, we have issued it in attractive booklet form, printed on...  Continue...  For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 14 0094.08.0311
1910 
Neither Dorking Nor The Abbey (Soft cover) (Published by Brown’s Bookstore, Chicago. 1910)

(This 1910 edition: Tan colored laid paper cover with "Fabriano Italy" watermark. The title is printed on cover. Silk stitched to inside pages, which were printed on Strathmore paper, with "Strathmore" and "USA" watermarks. Accompanied by Hardy's poem, "G.M. 1828 - 1909.") (Reprinted again in 1911 and 1912.)

Barrie, J. M.; Hardy, Thomas "Of the many tributes to George Meredith called forth by his death last May, probably the most appropriate and beautiful was that contributed by Mr. J. M. Barrie to '' The Westminster Gazette" of London, under the title "Neither Dorking nor the Abbey." That this brilliant little essay may not be lost to the many who love both Meredith and Barrie, we have issued it in attractive booklet form, printed on...  Continue...  For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 14 0094.14.0311
1910
Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold (Leather Bound Hard Cover) (Published by Macmillan and Co., Limited, London. Printed by R. & R. Clark, Limited,, Edinburgh. This volume "Bound by Riviere & Son of London for Browne’s Bookstore". Edges trimmed and gilt.) Arnold, Matthew First published in June and October, 1878. Golden Treasury Series. Macmillan and Co. Launched the ‘Golden Treasury’ series, one of the most successful series ever issued by the firm. "This series was inspired by Francis Palgrave’s Golden Treasury of English Songs and Lyrics (1861), which had appeared under the Macmillan and Co. imprint. By 1889, the Golden Treasury series numbered 44 titles...  Continue...  For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 235 0094.38.1113
1910 
Twenty Years at Hull-House, with Autobiographical Notes. (Published by The MacMillan Company, New York, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco. MacMillan & Co., Limited, London, Bombay, Calcutta, Melbourne. The MacMillan Co. of Canada, Ltd. Toronto.) Addams, Jane The Browne’s Bookstore edition was published by Macmillan, New York, in 1910. 6 1/4 x 9 3/4". 462 pages including index. Two hundred ten numbered copies were signed by the author, and "Printed especially for Browne's Bookstore, Chicago". It was produced in brown cloth boards, vellum spine with bright gilt titles. This third edition was first published in November 1910, reprinted November and...  Continue...  For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 462 0094.15.0411
1911
1911 
The Morality of Women and Other Essays. Authorized Translation From the Swedish, of Ellen Key. By Namah Bouton Bothwick (Mamah Bouton Borthwick). (Hard Cover) (Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co. Fine Arts Building, Chicago.) (Version 1) Key, Ellen; Bothwick, Namah Bouton (Borthwick, Mamah Bouton ) In 1909, Wright and Borthwick left their respective spouses and traveled to Europe, settling in Italy for about a year. Wright worked on his portfolio titled "Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright". Borthwick spent her time translating the work of Ellen Key. After Wright’s return to the States from Europe, he presented three manuscripts to Ralph Fletcher Seymour, along with adequate funds to publish the three volumes. "The Morality of Woman...  Continue... Pp 78 0095.01.1111 0095.02.1117
1911 
The Morality of Wome\an and Other Essays. Authorized Translation From the Swedish, of Ellen Key. By Mamah Bouton Borthwick. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co. Fine Arts Building, Chicago.) (Version 4) Key, Ellen; Borthwick, Mamah Bouton In 1909, Wright and Borthwick left their respective spouses and traveled to Europe, settling in Italy for about a year. Wright worked on his portfolio titled "Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright". Borthwick spent her time translating the work of Ellen Key. After Wright’s return to the States from Europe, he presented three manuscripts to Ralph Fletcher Seymour, along with adequate funds to publish the three volumes. "The Morality of Woman...  Continue...  (Sweeney 95) Pp 77 0095.00.0610
1911 
Frank Lloyd Wright, Ausgeführte Bauten (Executed Buildings)  (Soft Cover)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd Published in German. "Frank Lloyd Wright. I study and an appreciation by C. R.. Ashbee. In the modern development of the arts America excels in the art of architecture, and there are few cities upon the great continent but can show some piece of good building, or an effort in the direction; it is a popular instinct. The rich man strives to mark his wealth in stone, the cities have great libraries, clubs, colleges and schools, the states vie with one another in the splendor of their state-houses... Continue... (Sweeney 96) Pp 141 0096.00.0202 0096.00.0502 0096.00.0917
1911
Ausgeführte Bauten Und Entwurfe Von Frank Lloyd Wright (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd (Digital images only) A small booklet announcing the sale of the 1910 Ausgeführte Bauten by Wasmuth, portfolios. "A publication by Wasmuth of Berlin of seventy buildings by this architect, of special interests to the younger architects of America. Printed from drawings prepared for the stones by Mr. Wright expressly for this work, in two portfolios containing one hundred loose plates, and produced in the masterly style for which the German...  Continue... (Sweeney 100) Pp 7 0100.00.0214
1911 

Frank Lloyd Wright, Chicago. Verlegt bei Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin 1911.  (8. Sonderheft der Architektur des XX. Jahrhunderts.  #8 Special Edition of Architecture of the 20th Century.)  (Soft Cover. One copy rebound with a hard cover)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.-G., Berlin)

Wright, Frank Lloyd Second Version of "Frank Lloyd Wright Ausgefuhrte Bauten". Published in German. "Frank Lloyd Wright. I study and an appreciation by C. R.. Ashbee. In the modern development of the arts America excels in the art of architecture, and there are few cities upon the great continent but can show some piece of good building, or an effort in the direction; it is a popular...  Continue... (Sweeney 101) Pp 113 0101.00.1204 0101.00.0917
C 1911 
A Miracle in Hotel Building, Being the Story of the Building of the New Canyon Hotel In Yellowstone Park (Published by the Yellowstone Park Hotel Company) Raftery, John Hentry; Photographs by F. J. Haynes Relates to the Quinton Blair Residence (S.351). "...The two regiments of men who spent the winter of 1910-11 building this marvelous mountain hotel have been practically isolated from the world for months. They have worked always seven days of the week ; they had no saloon or club or theater to beguile their time or bemuse their faculties, and even for the younger, pleasure-loving workers there was...  Continue...   For more information on the Blair Residence see our Wright Study. Pp 15 0104.06.0909
1911
Echoes of Petrarch, Sonnets of Love and Interludes (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., Fine Arts Bldg., Chicago) (For permission to reprint five sonnets we are indebted to P. F. Volland & Co.) Butler, George F. "Perhaps the best expression that can be used regarding the duty of a sonnet is to say that it must delight. The perfect sonnet has indeed a secondary effect upon the mind in that it excites the admiration of the reader but this pleasant consideration is almost necessarily a sequence of the first... The sonnets in ‘Echoes of Petrarch’ are more than an exhibition of clever workmanship because they have heart and imagination in them... In her Sonnets...  Continue...  Pp 67 0104.16.0214
1911 
Joy of The Road. A Little Anthology in Praise of Walking (Hard Cover) (Published by Browne’s Bookstore, Chicago. Note: have seen a copy with "Printed by The Merrymount Press, Boston". This copy does not include that text. No other changes.) Compiled by Browne, Waldo Ralph A compilation of nine poems and short stories by the son of Francis Fisher Browne, which include: "The Joys of the Road", by Bliss Carman; "On Going A Journey", by William Hazlitt; "The Vagabond" by Robert Louis Stevenson; "Walking Tour", by Robert Louis Stevenson; "Afoot", by C. Fox Smith; "Walking" by Henry David Thoreau; "On the Roads" by Arthur Symons; "The Exhilarations...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 104 0104.09.0311
1911 
On The Art of The Theatre (Hard Cover) (Published by Browne’s Bookstore, Chicago. Printed on cream laid paper in England by Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, London and Bungay.) Craig, Edward Gordon Actor, director, designer and pioneering theorist, Edward Gordon Craig was one of twentieth century theatre’s great modernizers. This volume stands as one of the most influential books on theatre of the twentieth century. Loose tissue protects title page. Preface dated August 16, 1911, London, E. G. C. Introduction by Dr. Alexander Hevesi, Dramaturg-Regisseur of the State Theatre, Budapest. July...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 296 0104.10.0411
1911
Rabbi Ben Ezra (Soft Cover) (Published by Browne’s Bookstore, Chicago. The cover is printed with two embossed inks, pink and green. The circle and text is printed with a raised gold flecked ink. Two gold ribbons are used to tied the covers shut. Each stanza begins with a decorative two-color capital letter. Printed on laid paper, with a watermark that includes the text 1590 and an illustrated windmill. Top is trimmed and gilt. Others uncut. Includes white box with printed pasted label.) Browning, Robert A 32 stanza poem by Robert Browning. "Rabbi Ben Ezra" was first published as the seventh poem in Dramatis Personse, 1864. "Abraham Ben Meir Ben Ezra was born at Toledo, Spain about 1119 and probably died in 1168. He left Spain for Rome about 1140 lived at Mantua in 1145, at Rhodes in 1155 through 1166 and was in England in 1159. He wrote a great series of Commentaries on the Old...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 32 0104.18.0714
1911
The Ballad of Reading Gaol (Hard Cover) (Published by Browne’s Bookstore, Chicago. Printed on cream, laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown (symbol) Abbey Mills, Greenfield" watermark. Printed by T. and A. Constable, Printers to His Majesty at the Edinburgh University Press.) Wilde, Oscar "In Memoriam, C.T.W., Sometime Trooper of the Royal Horse Guards, Obiit (sp) H.M. Prison, Reading, Berkshire, July 7th, 1896." Charles Thomas Wooldridge was a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards. He was convicted of the murder of his wife. He was executed at Reading Gaol (Redding Jail). Wilde was a fellow inmate at the time. "Note. At the end of the completed text, in this...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 86 0104.11.0311
1911

The Birth of Roland (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co. The Alderbrink Press, Chicago) This book entitled "the Birth of Roland" is one of an edition of 400 copies printed upon paper and 10 copies printed upon Japan vellum by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company, MCMXI.

Hewlett, Maurice Publisher’s description: "A first edition of a small book by this eminent English author. Lovers of Hewlett will find this romance of Charlemagne's time written in the most characteristic and charming prose. It is a love story. That vein of romance running like a golden thread through all his work which has won him the eager attention of every imaginative reader is here given its best expression. First and authorized edition limited to 400 copies on...  Continue...  Pp 54 0104.17.0214
1911
The Charm of Childhood, Being A Little Book On The Modern Child (Dust jacket over stick cover) (Published by Browne’s Bookstore, Chicago. Title and end pages printed on cream, laid Abbey Mills Greenfield paper, with "Crown (symbol) Abbey Mills, Greenfield" watermark. Balance of pages printed on cream stock. Lettering on cover embossed and gild. Circular illustration printed in four-color with circular dotted border, embossed and gild. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Only fragments left of... Compiled by: Elwes, Hervey; With a Foreword by: Harker, L. Allen "Foreword: In nothing is changed during the last fifty years more marked than in the mental attitude of the English-speaking races towards children. It seems almost impossible to those born within that fifty years that such places as ‘Dotheboys Hall,’ described by Charles Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby, could ever have existed... We have travelled a considerable distance along the road of...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 246 0104.12.0411
1912
1912 The Woman Movement. Translated by Mamah Bouton Borthwick, A.M. With an Introduction by Havelock Ellis. (Hard Cover) (Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York and London, The Knickerbocker Press) Key, Ellen; Borthwick, Mamah Bouton The Preface by Ellen Key is dated October 1, 1909. The introduction by Havelock Ellis is dated May 1, 1912. In 1909, Wright and Borthwick left their respective spouses and traveled to Europe, settling in Italy for about a year. Wright produced his portfolio titled "Ausgefüührte Bauten und Entwüürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright". Borthwick spent her time translating the work of Ellen Key. After Wright’s return to the States from Europe, he presented three...  Continue...   (Sweeney 108) Pp 224 0108.00.0205
Circa 1912
Ellen Key (Portrait) Circa 1913 Photograph by Florlag, Slenders, Copenhagen Clipping was found within a copy of "The Morality of Woman", Key, 1911. Text: "Ellen Key, of Sweden, Who Has Been Called the Greatest of Living Women." Photograph by Slenders Florlag, Copenhagen. The verso of the clipping: "By Anne Steese Richardson, Illustrated by Edwin F. Bayha." (Note: The January 1912 issue of Pictorial Review published a story, "Pals," By Anna Steese Richardson, Illustrated by Edwin F. Bayha.) 3.9 x 4.6 Pp 1 0114.15.0414
1912
The Japanese Print: An Interpretation (Hard Cover) (Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., Fine Arts Building, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd Tan cover, text printed in dark blue or black, decorative crane design is printed in green. End paper is a thick fibrous paper. Text is printed on rice paper, both sides. Title page is a repeat of the cover, but text and crane appear to be printed in black. Title page verso: Copyright 1912, Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company. Sweeney indicated that three versions were printed by Seymour in 1912. Wright was displease with the first edition and all...  Continue...   (Sweeney 109) Pp 35 0109.00.0214
1912
Architectural Styles for Country Homes. The characteristics and merits of various types of architecture as set forth by enthusiastic advocates. The Country House Library. A series of architectural books for the layman. (Hard Cover) (Published by McBride, Nast & Company, New York. Edited by: Saylor, Henry H. Ch. 10: Garden, Hugh M. G. Contains ten articles which were previously published House and Garden "at irregular intervals". Chapter 9 was first published in the October 1910 issue, under the title "Country Homes of the western Plains". "The Style of the Western Plains. I am asked to contribute something on an unnamed style, sometimes vaguely referred to as the product of the Western or Chicago school - it would be presumption to appropriate to anything so tenuous the imposing title ‘American...  Continue... Pp 124 plus 64 0114.11.0313
1912 Copy
Hillside Home School Yearbook, The Whisperings of the Hillside Pine, 1912 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin. Printed by the Dominion Press, Chicago) Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Yearbook for the Class of 1912. Alumni News: Lloyd Wright, ‘09, is in San Diego, California at work with the Olmstead Brothers, landscape Architect... John Kenneth Wright is an architect in San Diego. Includes three photographs related to the Hillside Home School Buildings I & II. Photocopies from the State Historical Society, Madison, WI. Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries, Chicago. Originals approximately 4 x 6 Pp 54 0114.14.0313
1912
My Little Book of Life (Hard Cover) (Published by A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. Title page verso: Copyright A. C. McClurg & Co. 1912. Published September, 1912. The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., Fine Arts Building, Chicago. This may indicate that this volume was designed by Seymour. Boards covered in paper, cloth spine. Cover design repeated on back cover. Top pages trimmed, others uncut.) Strode, Muriel

"Like [Strode’s] former publication it is composed of brief and pithy aphorisms betraying an original and independent mind and often furnishing food for helpful thought. The book is daintily made with board covers and there is a marginal decoration on every page printed in green ink while the text is in black."
  "If I go unloved, I shall not chide Fate, but I shall bemoan that I should be a thing unlovable."
  "I will not ask for succor, but for increased strength."
...  Continue...

Pp 86 0114.16.0514
1912
Neither Dorking Nor The Abbey (Soft cover) (Published by Brown’s Bookstore, Chicago. 1912) Tan colored laid paper cover with "Fabriano Italy" watermark. The title is printed on cover. Silk stitched to inside pages, which were printed on Strathmore paper, with "Strathmore" and "USA" watermarks. Accompanied by Hardy's poem, "G.M. 1828 - 1909." (Note: Other than the edition date, it is an exact match to the tan 1910 version.) Barrie, J. M.; Hardy, Thomas "Of the many tributes to George Meredith called forth by his death last May, probably the most appropriate and beautiful was that contributed by Mr. J. M. Barrie to '' The Westminster Gazette" of London, under the title "Neither Dorking nor the Abbey." That this brilliant little essay may not be lost to the many who love both Meredith and Barrie, we have issued it in attractive booklet form, printed on...  Continue...    For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 14 0114.05.0311
1912
Shakespeare Festival. In Honor of the Poet’s Birthday. Lincoln Park, Chicago. April 23, 1912 (Original Soft Cover rebound by library) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co. Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Cover and title page illustrated by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Printed on paper with the watermark "Dresden Pamphlet.") Drama League of America "The drama league offers this Shakespeare festival as a gift to the city of Chicago. Fifteen hundred children of the Public Schools of the city are the performers... The Shakespeare Festival. To be given under the auspice is of the drama league of America. The drama league celebrates Shakespeare's birthday by arranging for the children of Chicago and its suburbs and open air festival, free to the community, which presents in processional form, several of the masters the...  Continue... Pp 37 0114.22.0517
1912
The Home of the Larkin Idea (Published by the Larkin Co., Buffalo, NY) (Soft Cover) Anonymous First published in 1901, Revised in 1906 with the third edition.  This is the twelfth edition.  “We present this book with the hope that, to those who have visited us, it will serve as a reminder of an hour well spent.”  This seems to indicate that this book may have been given to those touring the Larkin Company.  Pages 25-28 includes “The Larkin Administration Building” and “The Larkin Restaurant” with seven photographs.  The back cover includes an...  Continue... Pp 32 0111.01.0107
C 1912
The Poetical Works of John Keats. Illustrated by A. A. Dixon. (Hard Cover) (Published by Collins’ Clear-Type Press, London & Glasgow. Printed in Great Britain) Keats, John Frontispiece is a half tone photograph of a portrait of John Keats. There are four illustration by A. A. Dixon, one of which is illustrated for "The Eve of St. Agnes." "She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint." Page 231. Illustrations appear to be dated "-10" (1910?). The "Bulletin and Review of the Keats-Shelley Memorial." 1913, p.109 dates this volume [1812} SIC, most likely 1912. Title page illustrated by Malcolm Patterson. 4 x 6.1 (First Edition) Pp 454 0114.17.0215
1912 Successful Houses and How to Build Them (See 1923)        
1913
1913
Good Things to Eat, An How to Prepare Them (Published by the Larkin Co., Buffalo, N.Y.) Larkin Company More than two hundred and fifty choice recipes compiles especially for customers and friends of the Larking Co., by the Larking Kitchen-Laboratory Department. Bound in cloth and printed in three colors. Uses older "Larkin Co." logo. Many of the illustrated products use design elements from the interior of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Larkin Administration Building. 5 x 7.75 (Twelfth Edition) Pp 80 0120.14.0214
1913 Hillside Home School, (Twenty-seventh) 1913-14 (Published by Hillside Home School, Hillside, Wisconsin.)
 
Lloyd-Jones, Ellen C. & Jane Booklet for the twenty-seventh year of Hillside Home School. "It is found by those that are studying the all-important problems of the education of children that city environment is to exciting and stimulating for the healthy growth, and the child often becomes a victim of arrested development ... Freedom from city distraction, abundance of pure air and water... The school building is a fine stone structure, with a well-equipped gymnasium...  Continue...  Pp 49 0120.13.0915
1913
Modern American Homes (Published by the American School of Correspondence, Chicago) Prepared by von Holst, H. V., A. B., S. B. Begins with a Preface by H. V. von Holst, Table of Contents and Acknowledgment, then includes 108 Plates printed on one side only. Examples of many architects including the work of Walter Burley Griffin, Tallmadge & Watson, Von Holst & Frye, Robert C. Spencer, Charles E. White and George W. Maher. Frank Lloyd Wright, Plate 90, includes four photographs of Wright’s work. "Examples of a New Style of Domestic Architecture in and about Chicago. 1) Warren...  Continue...    Plates 108 0120.11.0411
1913
The Larkin Club-of-Ten  (Published by Larkin Co., Buffalo, NY) Larkin Co. Includes illustration of Larkin complex including Wright’s Larkin Building and the Larkin Logo on the back cover.  6 x 9. (First Edition) Pp 48 0120.04.0507
1914
1914
For The Soul of Rafael. With Many Illustrations From Photographs Taken Expressly for this Book by Harold A. Taylor. Decorative Designs by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. (Hard Cover) (Published by A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago) Ryan, Marah Ellis First published in 1906. "Upon the appearance of the book has been lavished an amount of attention seldom accorded a book of fiction. It will be printed in two colors with decorations of the most striking character by Ralph Fletcher Seymour." (From McClurg Ad.) Every page is elaborately bordered by an illustration by Seymour. The romantic novel is set in Southern California. "An oath sworn to a dying woman by a young wife is the motif of this romance of old California...  Continue...  Pp 378 0124.22.0214
1914
Lyrics of a Lad, With a Preface By Maurice Francis Egan (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., Chicago. Frontispiece is a photogravure reproduction of the author from a photograph by Eugene R. Hutchinson. Title page decoration by Michele Greco.) Iris, Scharmel Author’s Note: The courteous acknowledgment of the author are extended to The Century Magazine, The Little Review, Atlantic Monthly, Scribner’s Magazine, The Forum, Poetry and the Cosmopolitan, of America; The Cork Examiner, Freeman’s Journal and Dublin Review, of Ireland; and The English Review and Blackwood’s, of England. A compilation of 61 poems. Preface: "...Federico Scharmel Iris was born February tenth, eighteen-eighty-nine...  Continue...  Pp 77 0124.21.0114
1914
The Travail of a Soul (Hard Cover) (Published by the Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., Chicago. This edition of "The Travail of a Soul", by George F. Butler, is limited to two hundred copies, of which this is number 93. The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., Publishers. Chicago MCMXIV. [Signed] Geo. F Butler. Printed on beige paper, two-color throughout. The frontispiece is a photogravure) Butler, George F. "The eye of the lover of belles lettres searching eagerly the new books for something different, will pause, at first in curiosity, as it falls on ‘The Travail of a Soul’ by George F. Butler, issued by the Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company. This will be because of the oddly attractive, modest yet de luxe dress. But curiosity will rise to lively interest with the opening of the pages of the book, for here in unique alternation of verse and prose will be seen at last the ever-vital theme of...  Continue...  Pp 79 0124.24.0116
1914
War Rhymes and Peace Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company, Chicago) Mitchell, Frank Adams "Every now and then the Chicago business man who would be expected to be sufficiently preoccupied in the successful dispatch of his current affairs turns up as a master in the arts. In evidence is the entrance into poetry of Frank Adams Mitchell whose fugitive verse has frequently enlivened the literature of the association Glee club but who now invites more deliberate consideration of his poetic thought and expression in an artistic book... by which token it may...  Continue...  Pp 53 0124.23.0415
1915
1915
The Angel with a Broom (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour for The Cordon) "This is No. xxx (hand written in pencil, possibly a proof) of the first edition of 700 copies printed on hand-made paper at the Alderbrink Press, Chicago. December 1915." Peattie, Elia W. (Literary Editor of the Chicago Tribune) A short story about a social worker, two neighboring families she loves, and a handicapped young man in whom she sees visions of an angel sweeping away the evils of war and conflict. The setting is a little street with shops in a lower class neighborhood of Chicago during the early part of World War I. Note: The Cordon was a club that met in the Fine Arts building in Chicago. Cover is stamped and gilt. Original list price 50c. 4.6 x 6.25 (First Edition) Pp 29 0128.20.0415
1895 /
C 1915

The Complete Poetical Works of John Keats with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York. Copyright 1895, By Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Printed in the United States of America)  (Note: With confirmation of this 1895 edition being published around 1915, it give some explanation as to the large number of volumes published by Crowell in 1895.) Keats, John; Dole, Nathan Haskell; Forman, H. Buxton; Hunt, Leigh This volume is Copyrighted 1895 and is identical to the 1895 Crowell edition (18.08). The 1895 plates were used, but the later printing date was not listed. Published with a Dust Jacket, it was part of "Crowell’s Thin Paper Poets" series. "The books have photogravure portraits, title pages printed in two colors..." This (1895) edition includes an extensive biographical sketch by Nathan Haskell Dole...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 661 0128.10.0512
1916
1916 
City Residential Land Development: Studies In Planning  (Hard Cover)  (Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd Publication of the City Club of Chicago. Chapter IV: Non-competitive:  "Plan By Frank Lloyd Wright". Only Non-competitive plan in book.  Includes text and 7 colored illustrations.  Original HC List Price $1.00?. 9.25 x 12.25. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 132) Pp 95-102 0132.00.0602
1916
Paul Verlaine and His Absinthe-Tinted Song. A Monograph on the Poet, with selections from his work, arranged and translated from the French by Bergen Applegate. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, The Alderbrink Press, Chicago. T4"his edition of Paul Verlaine consists of 250 copies on old strathford deckle edge paper and contains an original etching of Paul Verlaine. Published in December, MCMXVI." Frontispiece is an etching, pulled from a... Verlaine, Paul; Translated by Applegate, Bergen; Biography by Applegate, Bergen Biography, pages 3-40: "The Man. Wandering from lupanar to lupanar, and from wine-shop to wine-shop, he seems to have staggered out of the pages of Petronius – some vague, indefinite creature, half beast and half man a veritable satyr and who, in the glitter of modern Paris, fared as fatuitously as in a fable. Indeed, well might he be likened to the mythical old Eumpolus, the drunken brawling poet of the Satyricon, reappearing after so many centuries, with a fresh stock...  Continue... Pp 212 0136.04.1118
1916
Preludes of Poetry and Music (Hard Cover) (Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Pages uncut.) Curtis, Irene

"Requests from friends for copies of the poems written by my daughter, Irene, led to the desire to put them into convenient and permanent form. Dear letters have come testifying to the purity, earnestness, and inspiration idealism of her life, and its hoped that this little volume may in a measure perpetuate that influence. After a struggle of three years against failing health, on April 7, 1916, the sweet spirit passed on, and all that is mortal now rests in the...  Continue...

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1917
C 1917
American System-Built Houses, Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Richards Company Proprietors, Milwaukee. American Homes. Chicago Branch, Pettit and Rockwell, Seven W. Madison St. (Soft Cover) (Published by Pettit & Rockwell, Chicago and The Richards Company, Milwaukee.) Pettit & Rockwell; The Richards Company Descriptive booklet for the American System-Built Houses (1915-17 - S.200-204). Most likely published early 1917. "During the winter of 1916-1917 he (Mr. Wright) has been overseeing the construction of the great new Imperial Hotel..." p.4. A larger six-page booklet was published in 1916 (S.130). The Richards Company was formally dissolved on August 6, 1917. "For you who are contemplating building a home, it is no longer necessary to be content with the usual homely box of a house...  Continue...

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1917
Automobile Blue Book  - 1917 Hotel Geneva Hotel Geneva Ad - "Hotel Geneva.  New and Modern. 70 Rooms with Bath. Dancing, Swimming and Fishing.  Fish or Chicken dinners. 9 Hole Golf Course Open to the Public. A. H. Thierbach, E. T. Nussbaum Owners."  The Lake Geneva Inn opened for business in 1912.  It was demolished in 1970.  4.5 x 4 Ad.  5 x 9 page.  For more information on the Hotel Geneva see our Wright Study.  Pp 624 0138.02.0107
1917
Profiles From China. Sketches in Verse of People & Things Seen in the Interior. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois. A small white label with red Chinese characters is pasted to the cover. Printed on beige laid paper with "Booklet," then a shied with a crown, and within the shield, "The P M Co." then a banner with "Quality" watermark.) Tietjens, Eunice Eunice Tietjens was associate editor of Poetry Magazine. Review in The Dial: "A good deal of the discussion as to whether free verse is really poetry has seemed futile to the reviewer... Among those which deserve to be cherished are Mrs. Tietjens's "Profiles from China." The poems are distinguished first by their almost unfailing subjectivity. The writer nearly always interprets each sight in terms of her own reaction. The poetry is personal, intimate, confidential...  Continue... Pp 75 0138.22.1118
1917
Songs of the Skokie And Other Verse (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, under the Alder Brink Press Imprint.) Spicer, Anne Higginson "If you love modest but sweet and inspiring music you really should read the book yourself." The Chicago Herald. "Indeed her book is a signal addition to the poetry that has come forth from Chicago." The Chicago Tribune. "(The Skokie is the old Indian name for a marshy country lying parallel to Lake Michigan, back of the Ridge, north of the city of Chicago.)" A compilation of 134 poems by Anne Higginson Spicer. Original list price $1.50. 5.75 x 8.2 (First Edition) Pp 167 0138.11.0415
1917 
The Book of Chicagoans (Published by A. N. Marquis & Company, October 1917) Marquis, Albert Nelson Henderson, Frank Bignell.  F.B. Hendseron Residence, 1901, Elmhurst, Illinois (S.057).  Biographic information on Wright’s client. Henderson appears on page 318.  6x9.  High res digital images.  For more information on the Henderson Residence see our Wright Study.  The Book of Chicagoans Pp 318 0138.03.1208
1917
Twelve Months With the Birds and Poets (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on beige laid paper, side is uncut. Limited to two hundred copies. Hand written, "No. 15." Includes 5 illustrations by Fletcher: Frontispiece, Pages 8, 102, 182 and 249. Signed by the author.) Harper, Samuel A. "Devoting a chapter to each month in the year, the author pleasantly interweaves his own observations and appreciation of birds with those of the ornithologist and poet. His reading has evidently carried him far afield in both the science and sentiment of ornithology and combining the results of these excursions with his own he has written a volume which contains much of interest for both bird students and general readers. It is a little difficult to reconcile...  Continue... Pp 295 0138.12.0216
1918
1918
The Pacific Reporter, Volume 171 (Published by West Publishing Co., St. Paul) West Publishing Co. "Como Orchard Land Co. v. Markham." Pages 274-276. 6.25 x 10. Relates to the Como Orchard Summer Colony, University Heights (S.144) and the Bitter Root Inn (S.145). (Digital and Printed version.) For more information on the Bitter Root Inn see our Wright Study. Pp 1183 0139.04.1109
1918
Bethlehem’s Gift (Soft Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Arranged by: Free, Margaret Story of Christmas from the New Testament. Scripture arranged by Margaret Free. Six full page illustrations by Jessie Arms Botke. End pages also illustrated by Botke. Chapters include: Prophesies, The Annunciation, The Magnificent, Annunciation to Joseph, The Nativity, The Shepherds, The Star of Bethlehem, and Fulfillment. The sixth illustration, The Wise Men, is reduced and affixed to the front cover. Cover text gilt. Printed throughout in two-color. Top and...  Continue...  Pp 22 0139.06.0214
1918
Idylls of the Skillet Fork (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Trimmed top and bottom. Paper label on spine.) Wild, Payson, S. Quaint and unusual poems in the vernacular of the native of Egypt, Illinois. Dedication: To The Presiding Spirit (In a Manner of Speaking) Herein Called "B I L L" of Skillet Fork Farm on the Borders of "Egypt." Foreword: Twenty-two of these Bucolics have appeared from time to time during the last three years in "A Line O’ Type or Two" of The Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint them here I am indebted to the genial "Conductor." A compilation of 26...  Continue...  Pp 80 0139.09.1114
1918
Life of Adrienne d’Ayen, Marquise de La Fayette. Translated from the French by S. Richard Fuller (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on a beige stock with a Watermark: ANGLO-SAXON, J W P CO.) Guilhou, Marguerite This little volume - it is scarcely more than an essay - is interesting mainly for the side lights it gives upon the life of the husband of the central figure. The Marquise de La Fayette was a worthy companion to her distinguished husband sharing to the full his liberal and generous ideas and interfusing them with a piety sincere and deep. Her life was a fairly long one, checkered by the varying fortunes into which her husband fell; she was adored, with him, in the...  Continue...  Pp 69 0139.08.0814
1918
My Chicago (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Morgan, Anne Preface. This book was written when the shadow of war was lowering over this country deepening as the months went by that followed the first year of our entry. They are growing still darker and spreading toward what depths, we do not know; creeping round every home in the land, peering through every window like a sinister stranger. My story deals with happier times... That we shall remember tranquil times, filled with the ardor and the glows of old...  Continue...  Pp 201 0139.07.0814
1919
1919
Italy and Austria, A Contrast. The Unification of Italy; The Military violence of Austria Against Italy (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago) Harding, Adelaide Mathews (Mrs. George F. Harding) Dedicated to: The memory of those Italian soldiers and sailors who went forth to fight the enemies of their country but who did not return. Conclusion: Four Italian heroes achieved the unification of Italy – Giuseppi Mazzini – Vittoria Emmanuelli, II. – Count Camillo Cavour – Giuseppi Garibaldi. Notwithstanding the long years of Austrian domination with its benumbing effect on the populace, Italy has been most fortunate in having courageous, enlightened...  Continue...  Pp 244 0141.08.0114
1920
Circa 1920
Cupid’s Pranks. Collected and Composed by Phoebe Strong Dunham. (Published by the Ralph Fletcher Seymour Company, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Note: not dated.) Dunham, Phoebe Strong A composite of poems by authors that include: Browning, Byron, Shelly, Leigh Hunt, Longfellow, St. Augustine and Homes. Title page has an illustration of cupids tipped in. Printed on beige paper with a "suede <D> finish" watermark. The "D" is within a diamond. Includes eleven illustrations by an unknown artist, but possibly by Seymour. 5.5 x 8.1 (First Edition)  Pp 27 0142.14.1215
1920
Red Earth: Poems of New Mexico (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on laid paper with a "Canterbury, The PM Co., Quality" watermark. Top and bottom trimmed, side uncut. Paper covered boards.) Corbin, Alice The majority of the poems in this book were first published in "Poetry, A Magazine of Verse." From the Stone Age was printed in "The New Republic"; Tree and Horses and Bird-Song and Wire in "The Dial"; the others appear here for the first time. A collection of 51 poems. Inscribed by the author, "To Mrs. Hunter (Frances Swan Hunter), with cordial regards from, Alice Corbin." This was the authors third published book of poetry: The Linnet Songs (1898), The Spinning...  Continue...  Pp 58 0142.11.0114
1920
Sketches in Lyric Prose and Verse (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, under the Alder Brink Press Imprint. Printed on Old Stratford deckle edge paper. "This edition of ‘Schetches in Lyric Prose and Verse’ is limited to 50 de luxe numbered copies on Old Stratford deckle edge paper, signed by the author, and the regular edition. Printed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, The Alderbrink Press, Chicago, MCMXX. Number 13." [Signed] Heartfully yours, Natalie W. Price.) Price, Natalie Whitted A compilation of 46 poems and verse. "Spring, passing on her way, came to a hill-crest, where Ennui reclined, wrapped in the sleep of weariness. Upon the crusty leaves of winter's hoarding his frame lay motionless, in utter lassitude. So gentle was the tread of Spring, so mute her breath, that he awakened not at her approach. Perceiving him, she smiled and drew near. Bending above him she lifted from her brow a fragrant garland and placed it lightly on his own, and...  Continue...  Pp 80 0142.13.0116
1921
1921
Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition Commemorating The Anniversary of the Death of John Keats. (1821-1921). Held at the Public Library of the City of Boston. February 21 to March 14, 1921. (Published and printed by The Public Library of the City of Boston: Printing Department.) Boston Public Library To honor the work of John Keats, the Boston Public Library held an exhibition on the one hundredth anniversary of his death. The exhibition included 84 Single and Collected works, 40 Selection which included number 56 of "The Eve of St. Agnes" published by Auvergne Press in 1896 (S.22). Wright designed the title page for this volume. It also included 29 Autographed letters, and about 150...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 63 0144.02.0710
1921
The Caxton Club. Officers, Committees, Constitution, List of Members. (Stiff Paper Cover) (Published by The Caxton Club, Art Institute Building, Chicago. 250 copies printed on a cream laid paper with a "Old Stratford USA" watermark. Printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. At the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Caxton Club The Caxton Club was founded in 1895 by fifteen Chicago bibliophiles who desired to support the publication of fine books in the spirit of the prevailing Arts and Crafts Movement. The founders were collectors, publishers, designers, and librarians. Their primary objective was to publish books of quality, both in content and design, primarily for their own personal libraries. In addition to the subjects mentioned in the title, this volume also includes: Address...  Continue...  Pp 110 0144.08.1215
1921
Out of The Gathering Basket . A Series of Sketches on Gardens and Books (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Cover design and decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Printed on a beige paper with the watermark "DRESDEN PAMPHLET." Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Mauran, Grace Goodman "During a memorable conversation between Bazarov, the hero of Turgenev’s Father and Children, and his fascinating friend, Madame Odinstov, the subject of happiness is introduced, and Madame Odinstov questions: "Tell me why it is that even when we are enjoying music, for instance, or a fine evening, or a conversation with sympathetic people, it all seems an intimation of some measured happiness existing apart somewhere rather than...  Continue...  Pp 101 0144.09.0316 0144.12.1217
1921
Verbum Sapienti (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Boards covered in gray cloth. Gilt lettering stamped on cover. Dust jacket, stiff paper, printed in black. Printed on beige paper with the watermark of the letter "A" superimposed over an eagle with spread wings, and the text "Albion Text." Top and side trimmed, bottom untrimmed.) Baker, Mary Landon Mary Landon Baker was born into great wealth in 1901. She published this volume in 1920 (first edition) when she was just 19. Verbum Sapienti, "A word to the wise" a collection of her observations about life and human experience. At 21 she made headlines when she left Allister McCormick of the famous McCormick family (International Harvester), at the alter, then repeated it a number of times. It was reported that by  the end of her life she had turned down over 65 proposals...  Continue...  Pp 49 0144.11.0317
1922
1922
Faces and Open Doors (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Label pasted on spine.) Lee, Agnes A compilation of 52 poems. Although many of Agnes Lee’s poems were previously published in numerous magazines, this was the first time to be compiled and published in book form. "This book contains many of my recent poems and I have selected and revised others, from my former volumes, to bear them company. For kind permission for reprinting I thank: Poetry, a Magazine of Verse, The North American Review, The Atlantic...  Continue...  Pp 120 0147.07.1014
1922
My Hearthside, Poems written to Sally (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on a beige paper with the watermark "DRESDEN PAMPHLET." Top and bottom edges trimmed, side uncut. Missing frontispiece portrait.) Cheney, John Vance A compilation of 10 poems. "Thou and I. Love, I would have thee as the snow is, white; And pure on hilltops of the winter day; Thou shouldst have sovereign rule, the spirit sway; Of beauty, wide and shining as the light. Thou shouldst be as the evening star is, bright; As heaven can make it; all thy summer way; The melodies of June should sing and play; In thee, the darling of the day and night. But I would have thee human first and last, One not untouched by trouble...  Continue...  Pp 45 0147.09.0316
1922
Keats, Poems Published in 1820 (1820/1922 Version) (Published by Humphrey Milford, London at the Oxford University Press in 1922) Keats, John "This present edition is a reprint, page for page and line for line, of a copy of the 1820 volume in the British Museum..." originally published with the title "Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems". By John Keats, Author of Endymion. Originally "Printed For Taylor and Hessey. Fleet-Street, London, 1820" This was the first time "The Eve of St. Agnes" was published in a volume...  Continue...   For more information on the Bitter Root Inn see our Wright Study. Pp 115 0147.03.0510
1922
Juliette Recamier. Her Life and Times (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Printed on laid paper with the watermark "Albion Text." Top pages are trimmed, other uncut. Austrain, Delia "In the library of a certain bachelor, known for his austere and somewhat rigid qualities, a life-sized portrait of Madame Recamier hangs conspicuously. Her piquant loveliness adds an incongruous radiance to the gloomy and rather monotonous room. She is there, I have suspected, because she represents a world he would have liked to live in, a world of free spirit and intellect, of romance, charm and beauty. Delia Austrian's new biography, Juliette Recamier makes you feel that...  Continue... Pp 169 0147.11.1016
1923
1923
Experimenting With Human Lives. The Fine Art Society, Olive Hill, Hollywood, California. (Soft Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. The pages are folded Japanese style and printed in red and black. A strip of cloth, 7" x 1/2," is stapled on the front and back, then glued into a stiff paper cover that wraps around the booklet and forms a folder.) Wright, Frank Lloyd This undated pamphlet was written after the 1923 earthquake in Japan. "The rim of the Pacific basin is no place to experiment with human lives in the interests of an architectural expedient. Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokio (sic), all on the rim of this great basin, are infested by that expedient. That expedient is the tall steel frame building we call the skyscraper, and it has no better scientific, aesthetic or moral basis for existence as a bid for human sacrifice then the... Continue... (Sweeney 149) Pp 12 0149.00.1217
1923
Glass. History, Manufacture and Its Universal Application (Published by the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Pittsburgh) Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Introduction. "This book endeavors to give an account of glass-making from the crude furnaces of early times to the mammoth plants of today, and to indicate how much more widespread the use of this world-material inevitably must become in the near future..." Two photographs of the Frank Lloyd Wright Dana House. Entrance: "Leaded Glass Curtain Designs. In this illustration is shown an effective set of leaded glass curtain designs, composed of clear glass with...  Continue... Pp 215 0156.56.0717
1923
High Lights and Twilights of Morningshore (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on a beige laid paper, with "Canterbury <D> Laid" watermark, "D" is within a diamond. Title label pasted to spin. Top and bottom cut, side uncut) Leslie, Sarah Satterthwaite "A Refreshing Experience. It is refreshing to pick up a book of poetry that openly adopts forms long known as poetic and then endeavors to make something new of them by dint of fresh phrasing and original combination of lines. The reader of such a book is not troubled by unfamiliar patterns, perhaps unpoetic, too. He reads with a feeling of ease, yet meets now and then with pleasant deviations from the expected. Such in general is the book written by...  Continue... Pp 73 0156.44.0314
1923
John Keats. Selected & Edited by Henry Newbolt (Hard Cover) (Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London & Edinburgh. Printed in Great Britain at the Press of the Publishers. Boards covered in green cloth. Title, design elements and borders in dark green ink.) Keats, John; Newbolt, Henry Introduction: "Everything he wrote is clearly the work of a human spirit expressing itself in the presence of others; it is a piece of life, and constantly invites us to consider questions which belong to life..." Possibly part of the series Nelson’s Poets. Similar volumes, with an introduction by Newbolt, appeared for William Morris, John Milton, Robert Browning and Shelley...  Continue...   For more information on the Bitter Root Inn see our Wright Study. Pp 408 0156.48.1213
1923
Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Printed on laid paper with a "Marlowe" watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Clay, Susan Signed by the author. Susan Clay Sawitzky (1897 - 1981) was an American poet and art historian. She was born in Frankfort Kentucky, and grew up on the outskirts of Lexington. She was a great-grand daughter of Henry Clay and a granddaughter of James Brown Clay. In 1927 she married Vassili (William) Sawitzky, an art historian and dealer. The moved east and lived in New York City and Connecticut. "It was Carol Sax, through whom she had met Sawitsky, who introduced...  Continue... Pp 32 0156.58.0917
1923
Successful Houses and How to Build Them (First published in September, 1912 by Norwood Press. J.S. Cushing Co. - Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood, Mass, U.S.A. This edition published in 1923 by The MacMillan Company, New York) White, Charles E. Jr. Charles E. White, Jr. was an architect in Chicago, and worked in Wright’s Oak Park studio from 1903 to 1905. White, along with Vernon S. Watson worked with Wright on the River Forest Tennis Club (S.119). The Walter Gerts Residence was designed by White and built in 1905. Wright remodeled it in 1911 (S.177). In this volume, many of Wright’s home were included, but only a few were identified. Images of Wright’s homes included: Moore Residence (First) p 8...  Continue...  Pp 520 0156.06.1009
1923
The Bungalow Book (Hard Cover) (The MacMillan Company, New York) White, Charles E. Jr. "Shortly after ‘Successful Houses and How to Built Them’ was published (1912), requests began to come from readers to the Author for a book specializing on the planning and construction of bungalows..." Charles E. White, Jr. was an architect in Chicago, and worked in Wright’s Oak Park studio from 1903 to 1905. White, along with Vernon S. Watson worked with Wright on the River Forest Tennis Club (S.119). The Walter Gerts Residence was designed by White and built in 1905. Wright...  Continue...  Pp 221 0156.54.0317
1924
1924 

usgeführte Bauten Und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright, (Hard Cover - Cloth string ties)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.G., Berlin)

Wright, Frank Lloyd This is an undated German edition and was published by Wasmuth in Berlin. 100 Plates but reduced to 13 x 19". All one hundred plates are placed in one portfolio like the 1963 version, and the portfolio is similar to that version. The emboss is missing. This was an unauthorized version, and Wright was not pleased by the poor quality of printing. The text and list of plates included as a separate booklet (see 157b). (First Edition)  (Sweeney 157) Pp 100 0157.00.0404
1924 
Ausgeführte Bauten Und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright, (Soft Cover sheets)  (Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.G., Berlin) Wright, Frank Lloyd This booklet is included with the 1924 Wasmuth portfolio (Sweeney 157). There are 16 sheets folded once, but unbound. They are loosely placed next to each other.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 157) Pp 32 0157.0b.0404
1924 
A Primer of Modern Art  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Tudor Publishing Company, New York) Cheney, Sheldon Text and three photos. (Tenth Edition) Pp 16 223 323 328 334 368 0157.01.1202
1924
The Plea of Clarence Darrow, August 22nd 23rd & 25th 1924. In defense of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. On trial for murder. Authorized and revised edition. Together with a brief Summary of the facts. (Soft Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Top pages trimmed, others uncut.) Darrow, Clarence "Society in its relation to those charged with crime, through its organized agencies first demanded revenge as a punishment, then protection, then restraint. Today it aims to reform or reconstruct the offender, and already anticipates the day when prevention of crime may become a practical achievement. Clarence Darrow gave voice to this forward looking principle of social government in his eloquent plea before the bar of justice, and has expressed it with such...  Continue...  Pp 121 0157.12.0314
1924
The Plea of Clarence Darrow, August 22nd 23rd & 25th 1924. In defense of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. On trial for murder. Authorized and revised edition. Together with a brief Summary of the facts. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Top pages trimmed, others uncut. Card cover with labels pasted to face and spine. Note: both hard and soft cover versions are exactly the same inside. Hard Cover missing photograph of Clarence Darrow.) Darrow, Clarence "Society in its relation to those charged with crime, through its organized agencies first demanded revenge as a punishment, then protection, then restraint. Today it aims to reform or reconstruct the offender, and already anticipates the day when prevention of crime may become a practical achievement. Clarence Darrow gave voice to this forward looking principle of social government in his eloquent plea before the bar of justice, and has expressed it with such...  Continue... Pp 121 0157.16.1216
1925
1925
Hotel Management, Principles and Practice (Hard Cover) (Published by Harper & Brothers, New York and London) Boomer, Lucius M. The definitive work on the scientific hotel management in the mid-twentieth century. Lucius M. Boomer was one of the most well known hoteliers of the early twentieth century, and an extraordinary man to say the least. He was born in New York on August 22, 1878 and passed away at the age of 68, on June 26, 1947 in Oslo, Norway from a heart aliment. By 1918, at the age of 39, he was president of the Boomer-duPont Properties Corporation. By 1922...  Continue...    Pp 495 0171.25.1014
1925
The Life-Work of the American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright With Contributions by Frank Lloyd Wright. An Introduction by Architect H. Th. Wijdeveld and Many Articles by Famous European Architects and American Writers. (Hard Cover) (Published by C.A. Mees Santpoort, Holland) Introduction by H. Th. Wijdeveld; Wright, Frank Lloyd; Mumford, Levis; Berlage, Dr. H. P.; Oud J. J. P.; Mallet-Stevens... According to Martijn F. Le Coultre, this 1925 cover was after a design by Frank Lloyd Wright. The book could be purchased for ƒ30, the binding for ƒ3,50. This volume was the later. The printed editions used a thicker paper then the original magazine pages and measured approximately .625 inches thick. This volume was bound from the original seven issues, and measured only .5 inches thick, requiring spacers in the binding to fill the void left from the...  Continue...  (Sweeney 165) Pp 164 0165.00.0313
1925
The Life-Work of the American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright With Contributions by Frank Lloyd Wright. An Introduction by Architect H. Th. Wijdeveld and Many Articles by Famous European Architects and American Writers. (Hard Cover) (Published by C.A. Mees Santpoort, Holland) (Linen cover) Introduction by H. Th. Wijdeveld; Wright, Frank Lloyd; Mumford, Levis; Berlage, Dr. H. P.; Oud J. J. P.; Mallet-Stevens... According to Martijn F. Le Coultre, different covers were produced for the bound volumes. A linen binding with and without the line motif. This edition was bound in deluxe linen. Both editions had a gilt-lettered red leather spine label. This edition was printed and published in book form. The pages were printed on thicker paper and measured approximately .625 inches thick. Pages were printed on a single side and folded in half. 13 x 13.4. (Sweeney 165) Pp 164 0165.03.0217
1925
The Life-Work of the American Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright, The (Published by C.A. Mees Santpoort, Holland) Introduction by H. Th. Wijdeveld; Wright, Frank Lloyd; Mumford, Levis; Berlage, Dr. H. P.; Oud J. J. P.; Mallet-Stevens.... Seven separate issue of the art magazine Wendingen (7-3 through 7-9) were bound together in a single book. 3,000 copies of the book were published. "Frank Lloyd Wright born 1869, Student in Civil-engineering, University of Wisconsin class of 1889. With Adler and Sullivan for seven years. There after began to practice architecture with Winslow home 1893, Larkin Building 1903, University Temple 1908, Coonley House 1908, Taliesin...  Continue...  (Sweeney 165) Pp 164 0165.01.0812
1926
1926 
Frank Lloyd Wright: Aus dem Lebenswerke eines Architekten  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Verlag Ernst Pollak, Berlin) Fries, H. De In German.  Considered the first comprehensive study of the architects work. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 172) Pp 80 0172.00.1201
1926
Picturesque Lake Geneva (Published by the Wisconsin Transportation Company, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin) Denison, Bonnie Burton Tourism and informational booklet concerning Lake Geneva.  Includes one photograph of the Hotel Geneva circa 1926. It also confirms owners of the Hotel Geneva as Nussbaum and Thierbach.  25,000 copies printed.  Original list price 50c.  11.2 x 8.25.  (First Edition)  For more information on the Hotel Geneva see our Wright Study.  Pp 32 0172.01.1208
1926
The Chicago Literary Club, A History of its First Fifty Years (Digital Edition) (Published by The Chicago Literary Club, Chicago) Gookin, Frederick William "...Mr. Browne conceived the idea of forming a Club somewhat similar to the Century Club of New York, which should accomplish this result..." In a letter to Frederick Gookin, June 3, 1892, concerning the early days of the Literary Club, Browne recalled "I was not present at this meeting owing to serious illness, - from which cause also the magazine was, not long after, given up; and for the next few years I was absent...  Continue...   For more information see our Wright Study on Browne’s Bookstore. Pp 204 0172.11.0211
1926
Fagots (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building Chicago. Printed on beige paper, trimmed on the top and side, untrimmed along the bottom.) Hubbard, Susan Weare A compilation of six poems. "Susan Weare Hubbard is a composer of distinction, and this is what tells in her book, ‘Fagots,’ which has just been brought out by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. It is a collection of poems recording scenes in Provance, Languedoc and other places... To this reviewer the thing that sets apart these poems is their sincerity, their deep feeling. Some have this feeling for a face, some for a form – this book is a poet’s expression of passionate feeling...  Continue...  Pp 19 0172.27.0316
1926
Jean Blue (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Terrell, John Upton The first half of the book is "Jean Blue - A Fantasy of Love." The second half is a compilation of 33 poems by Terrell. "John Upton Terrell, the author of more than 40 books and a historian of the Old West, died in 1988. A Chicago native, Mr. Terrell spent time as a youth on his uncle's ranch in Montana. When he was a teenager, he ran away from home to become a cowboy, and got work as a ranch hand. He later wrote for The San Francisco Chronicle and United...  Continue...  Pp 111 0172.28.0416
1926
Pink Lightning, A Collection of Verse (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Printed on a beige paper with the watermark "Warren’s Olde Style." The top edge is trimmed, others untrimmed. Of note is the dust jacket. Very unique. Unlike any other dust jacket Seymour produced. Possibly handmade paper. Colors and tone are continuous, no dot pattern exists. Possibly a photographic process? We found no other examples of the dust jacket. Design for the cover differs. Miller, Francesca Falk A compilation of 57 poems. Preface. Butterflies: "Poems are fragile yellow butterflies, In summertime. Fluttering, elusive, vagrant little things – Mere idle rhyme. One cannot clasp such restless vagabonds, So swift they spin, Unless, perchance, you find them safely caught Upon a pin! Then— with their outspread, multi-colored wings, For all to see— The little butterflies may be enjoyed, To some degree. Now— in like manner— verses may be bound, Within two covers, And help to pass an idle hour or so, For poetry lovers. So browse a while, but let your fancy reach, Beyond my pen, And, in your vision, see the butterflies, On wing again!" 6 x 8.75 (First Edition) Pp 69 0172.30.0816
1927
1927
Color Sketches: Spain, France, England. A Series of Thirty Sketches Made by Mr. Morgan in a Trip to Europe. 1926. (Published by Western Architect, Chicago) Morgan, Charles L.; An Introduction by Newcomb, Rexford "A sketching trip through England, France and Spain with Charles L. Morgan! What could be more fascinating? ...Of the brilliancy, the fidelity, or the excellence of Mr. Morgan’s work there is no necessity to write... Mr. Morgan possesses a talent in many respects the equal of the great English artist... But one naturally reverts to the truly remarkable results achieved by the artist n the limited time at his disposal..." (Introduction, May Day 1927). Wright...  Continue...    Pp 4 +30 0198.08.1112
1927
Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Japanese Antique Prints  (Soft Cover)  (Published by The Anderson Galleries, New York) Anderson Galleries Sale number 2120. To be sold by order of Bank of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. An auction catalogue, of 346 prints owned by Wright. Forward by Wright.  Original PB List Price "A Priced Copy of this Catalogue may be obtained for One Dollar for each Session of the Sale". (First Edition)  (Sweeney 187) Pp 163 0187.00.0104
1927
Larkin Co Inc. The World’s Greatest Premium Values (Published by the Larkin Co., Buffalo, NY) Larkin Co. Premium Catalog. Page one and page 69: Illustration of campus with Wright designed Larkin Headquarters. 8 x 10.9 Pp 220 0198.24.1117
1928
1928
New Dimensions: The Decorative Arts of Today in Words & Pictures  (Published by Payson & Clarke LTD, New York) (Hard Cover) Frankl, Paul T. Dedicated “To a Great American Architect and Creative Artist Frank Lloyd Wright.” Forward by Frank Lloyd Wright.  Includes 80 pages of text and 124 images, of which three relate to Wright.  Original cover price possibly $6.00.  9.25 x 12.25.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 200) Pp 168 0200.00.0407
1928
Frank Lloyd Wright. Collection «Les Maitres de L'architecture Contemporaine», Publiée Sous La Direction de Christian Zervos, Editions «Cahiers d'Art», 40, Rue Bonapart, Paris (V1o) (Collection "The Masters of the Contemporary Architecture", Volume 1) (Soft Cover) (Published under the Direction of Christian Zervos, Cahiers d'Art, Paris) Hitchcock, Henry Russel The first volume in the series on the masters of modern architecture. It includes an introduction by Hitchcock, photographs and a few floor plans of Wright’s work completed between 1902 and 1923. Although the biography is only four pages, he provoked a response from Wright when he refereed to him as an old master, tied to the ornamentation of Sullivan, and Wright’s concern for the picturesque. Hitchcock concluded, "He remains, it is time...  Continue... (Sweeney 201) Pp 37 0201.00.0314 0201.01.0314
1928
Across The Gulf. A Narrative of a Short Journey Through Parts of Yucatan With a Brief Account of The Ancient Maya Civilization. (Hard Cover) (Published by The Alderbrink Press, Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Half muslin over decorative paper covered boards. Printed on handmade paper with the "Van Gelder Zonen, Holland" watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut, deckled edges. Paper label attached to spine.) Seymour, Ralph Fletcher "There is a strange land across the Mexican gulf over which morning mist of opal and silver twist and sway among the tangles of jungle. The sun fighting its way across the country reveals tableaus of vine tangled tree tops, palms and hennequen, or time-scarred gates of old Spanish haciendas..." Not only did Seymour write this volume, but illustrated it, designed the type and also published it. Twenty woodcut illustrations and one folded woodcut map. "This book entitled ‘Across The...  Continue... Pp 63 0215.20.0117
1928
Cyclopedia of Drawing, Vol. I (Leather Bound Stiff Cover)  (Published by American Technical Society, Chicago) American Technical Society Illustration of Unity Temple (Fifth Edition) P 1 0187.01.0504
1928
Cyclopedia of Drawing, Vol. III  (Leather Bound Stiff Cover)  (Published by American Technical Society, Chicago) American Technical Society Illustration of Dining Room and floor plan of H.J. Ullman House, Oak Park (Fifth Edition) Pp 72 0187.02.0504
C 1928
Keats. Hyperion, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes, Lamia. Edited by G. E. Hollingworth, M.A. Lond. (Soft Cover) (Published by W. B. Clive, University Tutorial Press Ld., High St., New Oxford St., W.C. London. Printed at the Burlington Press, Foxton, Near Cambridge, England. Cover printed on thick dark green stock.) Keats, John; Hollingworth, G. E. "The story is of Keats’s own invention, founded upon the superstitions connected with the day: like many of our best narratives it has a very simple plot, so simple that the common man would think it incapable of arousing interest. But in Keats’s hands it has become one of the most entrancing of English verse tales." Slipped inside the cover is a broadside from the publisher: "The General...  Continue...  For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 112 0215.14.0613
1928
Spanish Folk Songs of New Mexico. Collected & Transcribed by Mary R. Van Stone, With a Forward by Alice Corbin (Soft Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago) Van Stone, Mary Van Cover and title page illustrated by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. "The folk-songs included in this volume are sung by the native Spanish-speaking people of New Mexico. The tunes are familiar to anyone who has lived even a short time in the state, but the words are more difficult to discover with any certainty, chiefly because there are so many variants. Usually each song has a fixed stanza or two which everyone knows, and from these proceed and infinite variety of local versions...  Continue...  Pp 41 0215.21.0917
1928
The Eve of St. Agnes. By John Keats. Illustrated by E. M. Craig. (Hard Cover) (Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., London. Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh) Keats, John The sixth title published in the Helicon Series. Includes four illustrations by E. M. Craig. Pages with illustrations printed on one side only. Black cloth covers with gilt-stamped title and design. Wright designed the title page for the 1896 Auvergne Press edition. 5.25 x 6.6. For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 55 0215.08.0810
1929
1929
Gray Moss (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building. Title page includes Seymour’s Alderbrink Press insignia. Printed on a laid paper with a watermark that includes a scale hanging within a circle and the text "Utopian." Top edges trimmed, others uncut.) Harrison, Edith Ogden Foreword: "In offering this little volume to her readers the author recognizes that the stories contained therein are exactly what their title expresses, - brief episodes, some true, some with only a semblance of truth for a basis. Born and reared in the Crescent City, the writer’s memories cluster about it..." Includes 20 tales of the Old South. "In this characterful book New Orleans, which is the heart of the Old South and which is today so rapidly merging...  Continue...    Pp 205 0228.20.0414
1929
In The Wind’s Whistle (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Published with the courtesy of the Chicago Tribune, in which these verses first appeared. Printed on laid paper with "Utopian" watermark. Boards covered in paper, cloth spine. A label is glued to the spine.) Jewett, Eleanor A compilation to 74 poems first published in the Chicago Tribune. Preface: "...We found all these songs jumping and bumping around in the wind’s whistle as the wind ran in and out of our yard and around our house..." Jewett was an art critic. She obtained a job at the Chicago Tribune in 1917 through the editor, her cousin Colonel Robert McCormick. In 1918, she became the art editor. She retired in 1956. She also wrote poems which were published in the...  Continue...    Pp 83 0228.19.0414
1929
The Anxious Bench or Life at a Prep School (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, The Alderbrook Press, Fine Arts Building, Chicago. Printed on a cream laid paper with a Utopian watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut. Illustrated by the author.) Laflin, Louis E., Jr. "Roe from the Tennessee Shad. As friend and fellow Princetonian of Mr. Laflin I have long been privy to his abilities, so when I received my review copy of his book I had at it with enthusiasm. Nor was I disappointed. He’s done a very interesting piece of work, which will make him conspicuous among writers of boarding-school life and will certainly endear him to the sons of Lawrenceville as the residuary legatee of Owen Johnson in direct apostolic succession...  Continue... Pp 337 0228.30.1115
1929
The Theory of Evolution (An Inquiry), From A Lawyer’s Point of View. (Hard Cover, Paper label glued to face and spine. ) (Published by The Lakeside Press: Chicago. For Private Circulation.) Moore, Nathan G. Frank Lloyd Wright designed Moore's home (S.034) in 1895 and again in 1923. The First Edition was published anonymously in 1929. This second edition using his name, was also published in 1929. Part I: As Applied to Man; Part II: As Applied to Nature; From A Lawyer’s Point of View. In his conclusion to part one, Moore argues that "The proposition of a common origin of living things is therefore completely disproved. These groups of living beings exist...  Continue...    Pp 374 0228.09.1211
1930
Circa 1930
Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan (Soft Cover) (Published by the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan) Imperial Hotel Pictorial booklet of the Imperial Hotel with one illustration on the cover, 10 color photographs on the inside. Booklet is published back to front, and right to left. Cover: This illustration was made after the completion of the Imperial Hotel (circa 1923-24) , according to "The Imperial, the First 100 Years", 1990, p. 119. Page 1) Main entrance looking past the reflecting pool (possibly circa 1927). Page 2) Main dining room, circa 1927. Very similar to a post card dated 1927...  Continue...    Pp 16 0249.34.1213
Circa 1930
Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan (Soft Cover) (Published in English and Japanese by the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan) Imperial Hotel Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan Circa 1930, possibly as early as mid 1920 (1915 - S.194). Printed in English and Japanese. Pictorial booklet of the Imperial Hotel with one illustration on the cover, 10 color photographs on the inside. Booklet is published back to front, and right to left. Cover: This illustration was made after the completion of the Imperial Hotel (circa 1923-24) , according to "The Imperial, the First 100 Years", 1990, p. 119. English text on page 1: "The Jewel of The Orient...  Continue...    Pp 16 0249.46.0417
1930 
Our Life in the Jiyu Gakuen (Soft Cover) Wright, Frank Lloyd Jiyu Gakuen Girls’ School, Class of 1923.  Introduction by Wright. Includes history of School as well as photos of the school. 7 x 10. (First Edition) Pp 64 0229.01.0405
1930 
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Revolt in the Arts  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Brentano's, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd Architecture - "In Between".  Chapter by Frank Lloyd Wright, (First Edition) Pp 123-4, 322, 327-9 0228.01.1101
1930 
The New World Architecture  (Published by Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York, Toronto)  (Hard Cover) Cheney, Sheldon Page vii, Author’s Acknowledgment, second sentence: “But I should like to say a word of direct thanks to certain architects who have given me freely of their time and their ideas: most particularly Frank Lloyd Wright, ...” Second paragraph: “For illustrations, I am especially indebted to Hugh Ferriss for permission to reproduce six of his drawings; and to Frank Lloyd Wright for the fine series of photographs of his earlier and later work...  Continue...    Pp 404 0249.02.0207
1930
The Scarlet Riders (Hard Cover) (Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on beige laid paper with a watermark that includes a scale hanging within a circle and the text "Utopian." Top edges trimmed, others uncut.) Harrison, Edith Ogden A romantic, western novel about train robbery, banditry and the Royal Mounted Police of Saskatchewan. "...He handed her the little yellow envelope and bowed ceremoniously to Maitland. ‘Even in the eyes of your own social world, Lady Millicent,’ he proceeded, ‘the man whom you have chosen will be regarded as a fit mate for you. His present victory over all his adversaries is only the presage of other and more brilliant victories to come. I have the...  Continue...    Pp 188 0249.38.0814
1931
1931
Helvetia by Her Mother: A fragmentary Diary (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, Ill. Blue paper covered boards with dark blue cloth spine. Decorative color title label is mounted to the front cover. Top edges trimmed, others uncut.) Brown, Helen Deshler "Helvetia took complete possession of me in Switzerland! I didn’t know it at the time. I thought I was just drinking in the beauties of Lake Leman and its mountains... As I look back over the long interlude I realize how many false values of life have fallen away from me and how the non-essentials have retreated to their merited obscurity. Time should never be measured by hours and minutes but by each individual’s complete oblivion to it or vivid consciousness...  Continue...    Pp 54 0300.07.0114
1931 
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Modern Architecture, Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930  (Hard Cover - Printed)  (Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey) Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright delivered a series of six lectures at Princeton University in 1930.  The six lectures included ”Machine, Materials and Men”; “Style in Industry”; “The Passing of the Cornice”; “The Cardboard House”; “The Tyranny of the Skyscraper”; “The City”. In 1953, this book was reprinted in full as part of “The Future of Architecture” pages 67-182 (S.913). Book Review in Saturday Review(Designed Cover)  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 250) Pp 115 0250.00.0801 0250.02.0518
1931 
Modern Architecture, Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930  (Hard Cover - Cloth)  (Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey) Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright delivered a series of six lectures at Princeton University in 1930.  The six lectures included ”Machine, Materials and Men”; “Style in Industry”; “The Passing of the Cornice”; “The Cardboard House”; “The Tyranny of the Skyscraper”; “The City”.  In 1953, this book was reprinted in full as part of “The Future of Architecture” pages 67-182 (S.913).  This cloth cover edition is exactly the same as the above printed...  Continue...   (Sweeney 250) Pp 115 0250.01.0501 0250.03.1011
1931 
Two Lectures on Architecture (Soft Wrap Around Cover) (Published by The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. Printed by The Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago.) Wright, Frank Lloyd The text of the two lectures given to The Art Institute of Chicago on October 1&2, 1930. Two thousand copies were printed. Original SC List Price $0.75. In 1953, this book was reprinted in full as part of "The Future of Architecture" pages 183-219 (S.913). Photographs and illustrations include: Office Building project, Taliesin (4), Midway Gardens, St. Marks Tower, Ennis Residence, Gordon Strong Project. 7.5 x 10.5. (First Edition) (Three copies, one missing DJ) (Sweeney 261) Pp 63 0261.00.0902 0261.01.0907 0261.02.1016
1931
The Case of Frank L. Smith, A Study in Representative (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.) Wooddy, Carroll Hill The intrinsic interest attaching to the case of Frank L Smith would perhaps in itself justify an intensive exploration of its development and implications. Here, surely, is drama cast in the bold outline so characteristic of the ruggedness of American life! The cast of characters lacks neither heroes nor villains, sinister embodiments of evil nor bold champions of virtue. ...But more than this the career of this long-time participating in the political life of a great commonwealth offers...  Continue...  Pp 393 0300.12.0518
1931 
The Theory of Evolution (An Inquiry), From A Lawyer’s Point of View. (Hard Cover, Burgundy Cloth, Gold paper label glued to face and spine.) (Published by The Lakeside Press: Chicago. For Private Circulation.) Originally published anonymously in 1929. This third edition uses his name and includes a portrait.) Moore, Nathan G. Third edition includes a preface, dated February 1931. Part I: As Applied to Man; Part II: As Applied to Nature; From A Lawyer’s Point of View. In his conclusion to part one, Moore argues that "The proposition of a common origin of living things is therefore completely disproved. These groups of living beings exist, and each family may be traced back to its own recognizable head, but not a common unit... It is therefore completely untenable... The...  Continue...  Pp 374 0300.06.0212
1931

When I Was At Farmington (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago)

Ferry, Abby Farwell  "Introduction. My devotion to our beloved Miss Porter I am demonstrating as best I can by compiling these memories of Farmington days. I am only too well aware that I am unworthy the task: ceaseless work cannot take the place of efficiency; the only thing I can claim is, that I have done as well as I could under the circumstances. A word about these circumstances will not be amiss, I hope, and will throw about me some feeling of encouragement knowing that you will...  Continue...  Pp 296 0300.11.1217
1932
1932 
(Related Item:)
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
Rebel... Prophet... Genius
Lectures on: MODERN ARCHITECTURE at the ALBRIGHT ART GALLERY, Buffalo, N.Y.
NOVEMBER 9th (1932)     8:30p.m.
Albright Art Gallery This poster announced Frank Lloyd Wright's lectures on Modern Architecture.  This was two years after he spoke at Princeton.  Those lectures were published in 1931, in his book called MODERN ARCHITECTURE, Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930.  My assumption would be that since the title was the same, he spoke on some of the same subjects that were published in his book.  Along the lines of a "Book Tour".   0250.02.0401
1932 
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Modern Architecture: Museum of Modern Art.  International Exhibition. New York Feb. 10 To March  23, 1932.  Museum of Modern Art.  (MOMA) (Published by the Museum of Modern Art, New York) Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, Jr. A catalogue for the exhibit held at MOMA on the leaders of the International Style. Part II, First Chapter “Frank Lloyd Wright.” Includes a biography on Wright;  Description of the “Model in the Exhibition: Project for House on the Mesa, Denver Colorado”;  Chronology of his life;  List of work completed through 1932;  Seven photographs and five illustrations. This copy library bound and cover pasted on front and back (5000 original copies were printed.)  7.5 x 10. Pp 29-55 0302.00.0201
1932 
An Autobiography  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Longmans, Green and Company, London, New York, Toronto) Wright, Frank Lloyd Frank Lloyd Wright divided his autobiography into four sections. Book One Family, Fellowship; Book Two Work; Book Three Freedom. The fourth section, Photographs, which includes 65 photographs. Wright designed the title page for each section. 500 copies were printed of this edition. (See Frank Lloyd Wright Versus America, Johnson, 1990, Page 37) (First Edition) (Sweeney 303) Two copies. 7.25 x 9.25 Pp 371 0303.00.0202 0303.00.1217
1932 
The Disappearing City (Published by William Farquhar Payson, New York)  (Hard Cover DJ) Wright, Frank Lloyd The Disappearing City was rewritten in 1945 and published as "When Democracy Builds."  It was rewritten again in 1958 as  "The Living City."  In 1969 Horizon Press published a new boxed version with Wright's hand written revisions titled "The Industrial Revolution Runs Away."   (First Edition)  (Sweeney 328) For more information see our Wright Study on The Disappearing City. Pp 90 0328.00.0405
1932 
The Disappearing City (Published by William Farquhar Payson, New York)  (Hard Cover) Wright, Frank Lloyd This copy matches the copy with a DJ.  It has a small label that is glued to the cover.  Second copy.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 328) For more information see our Wright Study on The Disappearing City. Pp 90 0328.01.0303
1932 
The Disappearing City (Published by William Farquhar Payson, New York)  (Hard Cover) Wright, Frank Lloyd Sweeney indicates that a popular edition of the book was published.  The only difference between the two copies is the cover.  This copy is printed on the cover Third copy. (First Edition) (Sweeney 328) For more information see our Wright Study on The Disappearing City. Pp 90 0328.02.0402
1932
Fur and Feathers and a Few Other People (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Heron, Grace "Fur and Feathers is Book Number One of the Checker Series." A collection of verses and short stories for children. Seymour also published "What Word Will You Choose," by Heron, 1932. The dust jacket is a decorative transparent tissue. 7.5 x 9.25. (First Edition) Pp 50 0361.06.0315
1932
Songs And Sonnets, 1915-1932 (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on stiff, possibly handmade paper. Top is trimmed and gilt, others untrimmed.) Wyman, Rebecca McDoel A compilation of 44 Songs and Sonnets by Rebecca McDoel Wyman. "Offering. I am a string of antique Chinese jade // Sent as a gift to my heart's emperor. // Hang me about the throat, // I'll turn as warm as pebbles in June sun. // Shut me again in my dark box and pass, // I'll stay as cool as twilight air in spring, // I'll be as meaningless as clouded glass." "Copyright 1832 by Mrs. William K. Kenly." Kenly was the author’s mother. Rebecca McDoel Wyman past away in 1932...  Continue...   Pp 77 0361.10.0317
1932
What Word Will You Choose? (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, Ill) Heron, Grace "Did you ever try weighing and testing and measuring words against each other to catch their scintillating facets of exact meaning, as a jewel does his gens? All words are worthy in their place and requirement, for every one of them is a faithful conveyor of some meaning..." Cover and title page designed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Eight chapters, each begin with stylized initial capital letter. Printed cover is wrapped around stiff boards, folded and glued to...  Continue...   Pp 34 0361.03.1213
1933
1933 
An Autobiography  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Longmans, Green and Company, London, New York, Toronto) Wright, Frank Lloyd First published in 1932.  This Autobiography is divided into four sections.  Book One: Family, Fellowship;  Book Two: Work;  Book Three: Freedom;  Photographs, includes 65 photographs. No more that 2,000 copies were reprinted of this second edition. (See FLW versus America, Page 37)  According to Ad: Original List Price $6.00. 7.25 x 9.25.  (Second Edition)  (Sweeney 303) Pp 371 0303.02.0603
1933
Hetaira (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago) Brown, Cornelia Dodd "Foreword: Athens, for once, had a grey, heavy sky; during the night, fog had been coming in from the distant sea. Just before noon, showers caught me near a curious little shop... I moved toward this brilliant object and bent forward to examine it. Exquisitely sculptured, the figure of a woman stood there in a flowing Grecian robe. Beneath the perfectly carved sandals, was one word: Hetaira. The sheer beauty of this thing was genius; Greek genius of long ago. 5.5 x 8 (First Edition) Pp 293 0370.15.0116
1934
1934 
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Modern Art: The Men, the Movement, the Meaning  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Simon and Schuster, New York) Craven, Thomas Chapter 14 - An American Architect  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 371) Pp 273-289 0371.00.0401
1934
Commonplace Book 1854-1934. (Cover affixed to stiff covers.) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Signed by the author. "Ellen Dear, Remembering our many happy times. Love Always, Ruth." Compiled by: Jeffries, Ruth Gaddis "The young ladies of the middle of the last century did not keep diaries as do the girls of today, telling of their dates and various and sundry swains and suitors and their secret thoughts; but kept what they called their "Common Place Book" – just their thoughts on the common place things of this life, and, as we shall see, many thoughts of the next! Original poems, written both by themselves and their closest friends, and selections of the best loved ones of their times were gathered...  Continue...  Pp 29 0376.01.0517
1935
1935
Arizona Biltmore (Published by Arizona Biltmore Estates, Inc., Phoenix, AZ) Arizona Biltmore Estates, Inc. An important booklet that documents the early days of the Arizona Biltmore. Designed in 1927, Frank Lloyd Wright assisted Albert McArthur with the design of the hotel. According to Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, during dinner with Frank Lloyd Wright, Benjamin Adelman turned to Mr. Wright and asked: "Mr. Wright, there is so much mystery about who designed this hotel, you or Albert Chase McArthur. Can’t you clear it up once and for all?" Mr. Wright turned his head in...  Continue...  Pp 32 0397.35.0315
1935 
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Art In America  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York) Hitchcock, Henry Russell Jr Chapter VI. III. Wright and the International Style (Third Edition) Pp 128-130 0377.01.0401
1935
Through The Years, Poems by Elizabeth Newell (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on laid paper with "Town Crier Text (American)" watermark. Text is repeated upside down.) Newell, Elizabeth Signed by the Author. "Poems which have been printed before are included in this collection by courtesy of and with the consent of The Curtis publishing Company and other publications." A compilation of 90 poems. This volume was dedicated to the Terre Haute Pen and Brush Club. The club was established in 1920. In 1925 and 1934, Newell was a Vice President. Original list price $1.50. 6 x 8.25 (First Edition) Pp 107 0397.21.0414
1936
1936
Anniversary And Other Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Top and bottom edges trimmed. Side uncut.) Thayer, Harriet Maxon A compilation of 39 poems by Harriet Maxon Thayer. "Anniversary. Again he didn't understand her quite, because of that familiar way she had, Of skipping have a dozen steps or so, In a literal argument, arriving so, At what, to her, perhaps, seemed logical, As in he knows on face..." Inscribed: M. H. Moran, from Maxie - Harriet Moxon Thayer. Original list price $2.00. 6 x 9 (First Edition) Pp 78 0404.32.0517
1936 
Understanding Modern Art  (Hard Cover)  (Published by The Delphian Society) Katz, Leo; Webster, James Carson Chapter on Wright. Chapter LIII. Frank Lloyd Wright and the International Style. (First Edition) Pp 775 - 788 0404.01.0403
1937
1937 
Architecture and  Modern Life (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Harper & Brothers, New York and London) Brownell, Baker; Wright, Frank Lloyd What is the effect of architecture on modern life? What, conversely, is the effect of modern life on architecture? What will be the architecture of tomorrow? In a work of unique scope and variety, an eminent architect and a student of contemporary thought survey the whole field of architecture in its relation to our modern social structure, define present trends, and dare to prophesy a future when society and architecture will...  Continue...  (Sweeney 405) Pp 339 0405.00.1099 0405.01.0517
1937 
Architecture And Modern Life (Hard Cover)  (Published by Harper & Brothers Publishing, New York and London) Brownell, Baker; Wright, Frank Lloyd A collaboration between Wright and philosopher Baker Brownell. Chapter I, "Architecture and Social Life" was jointly authored. Chapters II and IV by Wright, Chapters III, V and VI by Brownell. The final, Chapter VII, "Broadacre City, A Dialogue on the Nature of Structure in Architecture and in the Integral Life". Three photos by Edmund Teske, one by Baker Brownell, four illustrations by Wright, three photographs of the Broadacre City... (Third Edition)  Continue...  (Sweeney 405) Pp 339 0405.03.0413
1937
Dinner Table Art for The Tired Business Man. Talks about the Modern and Classic Point of View In Works of Art. (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago) Pynchon, Adeline Lobdell; With and Introduction by Archipenko, Alexander A compilation of 60 articles. They have been "reconstructed and edited from some of the illustrated newspaper articles that have appeared weekly under the title of dinner table art in the Chicago Journal of Commerce, those columns which have a more then local or passing interest. Dinner Table Art was a service designed by the publishers to help the "tired business man" to acquire, at least, that's smattering of art knowledge. So many requests for back numbers...  Continue...  Pp 138 0429.35.1017
1937
Modern Building, Its Nature, Problems, and Forms (Hard Cover) (Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York) Behrendt, Walter Curt Behrendt was a German-American architect and editor of Die Form. He was a friend of Lewis Mumford. Includes many references to Frank Lloyd Wright. " ‘Wright,’ said one of his German critics, ‘is the first architect to whom the atmosphere is more than mere background to his work. He uses it, he calculates with it, again and again he tries to relate his work so finely with the atmosphere that both must seem indissolubly connected...’ " Photographs related to Wright include the...  Continue...  Pp 241 0429.28.1115
1938
1938 
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An Autobiography (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Longmans, Green and Company, London, New York, Toronto) Wright, Frank Lloyd First published in 1932.  Second edition published in 1933.  This Autobiography is divided into four sections.  Book One: Family, Fellowship;  Book Two: Work;  Book Three: Freedom;  Photographs, includes 65 photographs.  No more that 2,000 copies were reprinted of this third edition. (See FLW versus America, Page 37).  Original cover price $3.50.  7.25 x 9.25.  (Third Edition)  (Sweeney 303) Pp 371 0303.01.0900
1938 
Ad for: An Autobiography (Published Longmans, Green & Co., New York)  Wright, Frank Lloyd “Now in a Popularly Priced Edition.” Ad for: An Autobiography. “Formerly $6.00, New Edition $3.50.” 3.5 x 3. Pp 1 0303.03.0808
1938 
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A New House on Bear Run, Penn. By Frank Lloyd Wright.  The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938.  (Stiff Soft Cover - with Partial Wrap)  (Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd (MOMA) 3,000 copies printed.  (Has yellow 1/3 wrap around cover) (First Edition)  (Sweeney 430) Pp 24 0430.00.0500
C 1938
Behind the Scenes at the Waldorf-Astoria (Soft Cover, Spiral bound) (Published by the Waldorf-Astoria, New York) Boomer, Lucius "In these pages you will see Waldorf meals in preparation, Waldorf bread leavening, Waldorf pastries molded to lure the eye even as they are made to entice the palate, and Waldorf banquets served amid the romance add the regalia of evening..." By 1918, at the age of 39, Boomer was president of the Boomer-duPont Properties Corporation, owning and managing the McAlpin and the Claridge Hotels. That year they assumed control and management...  Continue... Pp 48 0460.18.1014
1938 
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The 1940 Book of Small Houses  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York) By Editors of Arch Forum "Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect, Houses for $5,000-$6,000 Income, To the Blackbourns"  (Fourth Edition, Related article: Life Magazine - Sept 1938.  Original HC List Price $1.96. Pp 141-5 0430.01.0201
1939
1939 
A Goodly Fellowship (Published in November by The MacMillan Company, New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, San Francisco) Chase, Mary Ellen Chapter 5. “The Hillside Home School”.  Pp 85-121. Describes the school run by Wright’s aunts. She writes about her three year experience of living and teaching there.  5.5 x 8.25.   (First Edition)  (Sweeney 461) Pp 305 0461.00.0306
1939 
An Organic Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy. Frank Lloyd Wright (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Lund Humphries & Co. LTD., London) Wright, Frank Lloyd The Sir George Watson Lectures of the Sulgrave Manor Board. Four lectures delivered on four different evenings... "were given by Mr. Frank Lloyd Wright at the Royal Institute of British Architects during his visit to England in May, 1939, as holder of the Sir George Watson chair of the Sulgrave Manor Board."  In 1953, the four lectures were reprinted in full as part of “The Future of Architecture” pages 221-293. Begins with a color photograph... Continue... (Sweeney 463) Pp 56 0463.00.1014
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1939 
Dinner Talk at Hull House: Frank Lloyd Wright, November Eighth, 1939 (Mimeographed transcript of speech by Frank Lloyd Wright) Wright, Frank Lloyd Transcript: Wright, Frank Lloyd "Dinner Talk at Hull House: November 8, 1939." Wright first spoke at the Hull House on March 6, 1901, when he addressed the Chicago Arts and Crafts Society. "The Art and Craft of the Machine." He delivered it again to the Western Society of Engineers, March 20,1901. Nearly forty years later he was invited back and delivered this "Dinner Talk at Hull House." Excerpts: Today, I hesitate to say it in the circumstances but...  Continue... Pp 16 0468.01.0813
1930's 
Arizona Biltmore Hotel near Phoenix, Arizona  (Soft Cover) Arizona Biltmore Booklet describing the Arizona Biltmore. All photographs are in color. (First Edition) Pp 16 0501.02.0704
1939
Florida Southern College; Interlachen 1939 (Yearbook) (Published by the Florida Southern College) Florida Southern College Cover is an illustration of the Annie Pfeiffer Chapel, from the E. Stanley Jones Foundation. The ground breaking ceremony for the chapel was held on May 24, 1938. Dedicated was held on March 9, 1941. Includes one photograph of Wright during his visit to the campus on December 20, 1938 (p. 5). 8.25 x 11.25. (First Edition) Pp 210 0501.19.0213
Circa 1939 
Poems of John Keats. Selected and edited by Henry Newbolt (Published by Caxton House, Inc., Rockefeller Plaza, New York) Keats, John; Newbolt, Henry Part of the “Popular Classics of the World”. This volume is undated. Rockefeller Plaza opened in 1933, so this would have been published after that date. Most likely the late 30s or early 40s. Of interest is the Frontispiece which is a wood block portrait of John Keats, possibly sighed “C P”, lower left hand corner of portrait. Possibly a variation of the “Portrait of John Keats After Joseph Severn by William...  Continue...   For more information on the Eve of St. Agnes see our Wright Study. Pp 408 0501.17.0113
1939
Siftings (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, The Alderbrink Press Chicago, Illinois. Printed on beige paper, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Jensen, Jens "Preface. By the open fire memories of earlier days came back for rehearsal, memories of my wanderings in many lands, memories of my own little world in the heart of mid-America. For more than 30 years notes have been recorded without any thought of putting them into readable shape. But here they are – experiences with the soil." The beginning of each chapter is decorated with a small illustration, printed in green. Text is printed in black. The Alderbrink imprint on...  Continue... Pp 110 0501.38.0118
1939
Twelve Moods in Rhythm (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Printed on a beige laid paper with the watermark "Town Crier Text. Made in The U. S. A." Top edge trimmed, others untrimmed.) Hubbard, Susan Weare A compilation of twelve poems, with the addition of a thirteenth, "A Christmas Watch." "[ I ] Into an empty room, through half closed lattice, a sunbeam lilts its way. Light shod it slips across the polished floor, Darts between slender pillars to rest upon a mirror, A mirror, tarnished, dim – But of a sudden, come to life, Glowing in its own leaping flame. Why is the room so bright? Why is there perfume of flowers.." Not only was Hubbard a writer, but also a composer who published at least...  Continue... Pp 33 0501.33.0317
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