14 June 2006
STEIN, Gertrude. Two autograph notes signed to "Dear Kitty" both on Stein's "A Rose is a Rose" letterhead. Paris, n.d. Both 12mo. Silver engraved card with the lower portion of the envelope with seal. The first card reads "My dear Kitty. After all it wasn't all. Make it 12 instead of 12.30. Gertrude Stein." In the other card Stein thanks "Kitty" for her Christmas card, and sends her "the best of new years greetings"
Autograph letter signed to "Miss Bins" on Stein's "27 Rue de Fleurus" letter head. Paris, n.d. 2 pages, 12mo. "Dear Miss Bins, And the osts are charmed too. Thanks so much we think very highly of the Midford taste in flowers. I do hope you are better because it is really cooler. Will you dine with us Monday evening at seven. Yours Gertrude Stein." All housed in a quarter morocco folding case.
[With:] STEIN, Gertrude. The World is Round. Illustrated by Clement Hurd. New York: William R. Scott, 1939. 4o. Rose-pink paper with blue type and blue and white illustrations. Original gilt lettered white boards; blue publisher's slipcase; quarter morocco folding case. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, SIGNED by Stein and Hurd on a tipped-in blank leaf preceding the half-title. With a pink advertisement of "Gertrude Stein's first book for children" form the Gotham Book Mart laid in. Wilson A 32b. -- STEIN, Gertrude. Geography and Plays. Foreword by Sherwood Anderson. Boston: The Fours Seas Company, 1922. 8. Original quarter cloth and gray paper over boards; original dust jacket (a short tear to upper panel, very minor splitting to ends of spine panel); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, first binding. Wilson A 5a. --STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description. London: Seizin Press, 1929. 8o. Original cloth; glassine dust jacket, quarter morocco folding case. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 17 of 225 copies, SIGNED by Stein on limitation label pasted to verso of half-title. Wilson A 13. (4)
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