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Eleanor Wilson Book Collection

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Date Range
1838 - 1939
Category
Rare Books
Group
Eleanor Wilson Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
Drost Room Cabinets
Date Range
1838 - 1939
Category
Rare Books
Group
Eleanor Wilson Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
Drost Room Cabinets
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Leather books sent to Widener University by the Estate of Eleanor D. Wilson, May 28, 2003. (Eleanor Wilson preferred to be called Siddy Wilson, a nickname she had been called since childhood.) Book, Author, Publisher Armstrong, Margaret, "Fanny Kemble", MacMillan, 1938, First Edition, Full morocco binding Blackmore, Richard. "Lorna Doone". Burrows, 1889. Full morocco binding. Boccaccio, G. "Amorous Fiametta". Mandrake Press, 1929. Full morocco binding. Burton, Richard. "Kasidah". McKay, 1931. Full morocco binding. Celline, Benevenuto. "Life". Dutton, 1926. Full morocco binding. Cunliffe, J.W. "Pictured Story". First Edition, 1933. Full morocco binding. Dobson, Austin. "Beau Brocade". First Edition, 1892. Full morocco binding Douglas, Norman. "South Wind". First Edition, 1929. 2 volumes, full morocco bindings. Drake, Joseph. "Culprit Fay". Rowfant, n.d. One of 95 copies. Full morocco binding . Du Maurier, George. "Peter Ibbetson". First Edition, 1892. 2 volumes. Full morocco binding. Eliot, George. "Adam Bede". London, 1896. One of 250 copies, with full morocco binding. Fielding, Henry. "Tom Jones". Limited Editions Club, 1931. Signed by Alexander King. Sangorski binding, full morocco. Flexner, James. "America's Old Masters". First Edition, 1939. Full morocco binding. France, Anatole. "Thais". London, 1928, Full morocco binding Goldsmith, Oliver, "Deserted Village", Deluxe Edition, 1902, full morocco binding Grossmith, George. "Diary". First Edition, 1892. Full morocco binding. Hind, Arthur. "Etchings of D.Y. Cameron". London, 1924. Full morocco binding. Holme, C.G. "Lettering of Today". London, n.d. Jefferson, Joseph. "Autobiography". First Edition, 1890. Full morocco binding. (Kent, Rockwell). "Venus and Adonis". Leo Hart, 1931. Full morocco binding. Klee, Paul. "Novalis". First edition, 1949. Full morocco binding. Le Sage, Alain. "Gil Blas". Limited Editions Club, 1937. Signed by John Austen. Sangorski binding, full morocco. Lord Byron. "Poetical Works of Lord Byron". London, 1838, leather-bound, 8 volumes, 9 books Malory, Thomas. "Le Morte D'Arthur". Medici Society, 1920. 2 volumes. Full morocco binding Montesquiou, Robert. "Paul Helleu". Floury, 1913. One of 100 copies. Full morocco binding. Merimee, Prosper. "Carmen, Hutchinsons & Company, London. Full Morocco binding Newton, A. Edward. "Doctor Johnson". First Edition, 1923. One of 585 signed copies. Full morocco binding. Paderewski, Ignace. "Memoirs". First Edition, 1938. Full morocco binding. Pennell, Joseph. "London Reverie". First Edition, 1928. Full morocco binding. Pennell, Joseph. "Philadelphia". First Edition, 1926. Full morocco binding. Reade, Charles. "Peg Woffington". First Edition, 1899. Full morocco binding. Smollett, Tobias. "Peregrine Pickle". Limited Editions Club, 1935. Signed by John Austen. Sangoriski binding, Southern, Edward. "Melancholy Tale". Deluxe Signed/Limited Edition, 1916. Full morocco binding Sienkiewicz, Henry. "Quo Vadis". First edition, 1897, with tipped-in letter from the author. Full morocco binding. Stoker, Bram. "Henry Irving". Heinemann, 1906. 2 volumes. Full morocco binding. Van Loon, Hendrik. "Rembrandt". Heritage Reprint, 1939. Full morocco binding. Van More, Emile A. "Decorated Letter". First Edition, 1950. Full morocco binding. Verner, Elizabeth. "Prints and Impressions of Charleston". First Edition, 1939. One of 1,500 copies. Full morocco binding. Wagner, Richard. "Rheingold and Valkyrie". Second edition, 1910. Rackham illustrated. Full morocco binding. Wilson, Francis. "Life of Himself". First edition, 1924. One of 310 signed copies. Full morocco binding. Wilson, Francis. "Recollections of a Player", 1897, Limited, Signed Edition, Full morocco binding Sheridan. "The Rivals", Full morocco binding. Please note at front of this book is cast list including Francis Wilson Wilstach, Paul. "Richard Mansfield". First Edition, 1909. Full morocco binding.
Physical Condition
Good
Subject Access
Special Collections - Eleanor Wilson
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