The Ralph Ellison Collection, (1937-2010)

A Finding Aid to the Collection in the Library of Congress

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Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress

Washington, D.C.

2016

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Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2015656100

Finding aid encoded by Michael Ferrando and Elizabeth Gettins, Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, 2016

Finding aid URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/eadrbc.rb016001

Table of Contents

Collection Summary

Administrative Information

Provenance

Processing History

Copyright Status

Access and Restrictions

Preferred Citation

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement of the Records

Related Material

Description of Series

Container List

Books, 1955-2010

Journals, 1937-1992

Ephemera, 1968-2002

Collection Summary

Title: The Ralph Ellison Collection, (1937-2010)
Span Dates: 1937-2010
ID No.: RB016001
Creator: Library of Congress. Rare Book and Special Collections Division
Extent: Approximate number of items: 1,762
Language: Collection material in English.
Location: Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Summary: The Collections consists of books owned by Ellison as well as journals and ephemera. The Library of Ralph Ellison Collection includes bibliographic description of books from Ralph Ellison's rooms as well as information about those book that are not displayed in the rooms. The rooms are marked as A and B in the bibliographic description. Roman numerals denote bookcase number and Arabic - shelf number.

Administrative Information

Provenance

Processing History

Copyright Status

The status of copyright in the Ralph Ellison Collection is governed by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C.)

Access and Restrictions

The Ralph Ellison Library are open to research. Researchers are advised to contact the Rare Book and Special Collections Reading Room prior to visiting. Many collections are stored off-site and advance notice is needed to retrieve these items for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: the Ralph Ellison Library, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content Note

Includes bibliographic description of books from Ralph Ellison's rooms as well as information about those book that are not displayed in the rooms. The rooms are marked as A and B in the bibliographic description. Roman numerals denote bookcase No., Arabic - shelf No. Also includes Ellison's listing of journals and ephemera. Also includes Ellison's journals and ephemera, including awards.

Books

Journals

Ephemera

Arrangement of the Records

This collection is arranged in 3 series:

  • Books (1955-2010)
  • Journals (1937-1992)
  • Ephemera (1968-2002)

Related Material

A related collection in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress is the Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005 which contains African-American author and educator. General correspondence, organizational correspondence and reports, family papers, drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings, speeches, lectures, and interviews, reference file, and miscellany documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), Shadow and Act (1964), and the second novel Ellison left unpublished at his death.

Description of Series

Container Series
BOOKCASE 1 through 8

Books, 1955-2010

Books from Ralph Ellison's personal library. Books displayed in bookcases are unique or otherwise contain marginialia.,,,,,
Arranged alphabetically by primary correspondent's name
CONSULT Reference Staff

Journals, 1937-1992

Serials owned by Ralph Ellison.
Arranged alphabetically and by date.
DECK E

Ephemera, 1968-2002

Ephemeral items owned by Ralph Ellison including invitations to historic events as well as 16 awards.
Arranged alphabetically by primary correspondent's name

Container List

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Container Contents
BOOKCASE 1 through 8

Books, 1955-2010

Books from Ralph Ellison's personal library. Books displayed in bookcases are unique or otherwise contain marginialia.,,,,,
Arranged alphabetically by primary correspondent's name
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
12 million black voices: a folk history of the Negro in the United States.
by Wright, Richard.
New York: Viking Press, 1941.
Text by Richard Wright.
Photo-direction by Edwin Rosskam.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Inscribed by Ralph Ellison: "date of publication 11/3/41" on the front free endpaper.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Dick (Wright?).
Parts of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
77 dream songs.
by Berryman, John.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, [c1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison.
Catalog Record: 64-14107.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
ABC of reading.
by Pound, Ezra.
Norfolk, CT: New Directions, [1951?].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
About people.
by Steig, William.
New York: Duel, Sloan, and Pearce, [c1939].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
About the house.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1965].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Catalog Record: 65-15438.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Abraham Lincoln goes to New York.
by Freeman, Andrew A.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., [c1960].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 60-6873.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858.
by Beveridge, Albert J.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., [c1928].
In two volumes.
First impression.
Hardcover.
Vol. 1: Price mark on pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
The achievement of T.S. Eliot: an essay on the nature of poetry.
by Matthiessen, F.O.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1947.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks on back front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
The achievement of William Faulkner.
by Millgate, Michael.
New York: Random House, [c1966].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-11256.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Across the river and into the trees.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950.
[1st edition, first printing].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Across the Wide Missouri.
by DeVoto, Bernard.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1947.
Illustrated with paintings by Alfred Jacob Miller.
With an account of the discovery of the Miller Collection by Mae Reed Porter.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Act and the Actor: making the self.
by Rosenberg, Harold.
New York: World Publishing, [1972].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Cigar invoice inserted.
Catalog Record: 73-112428.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The adventures of Augie March.
by Bellow, Saul.
New York: Viking Press, 1953.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Notes on pastedown.
Catalog Record: 53-7953.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn. With illustrations from the 1885 first edition by Edward Winsor Kemble.
by Twain, Mark.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, [c1979].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
by Twain, Mark.
London: Cresset Press, 1950.
With an introduction by T.S. Eliot.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes on front pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The adventures of Robinson Crusoe.
by Defoe, Daniel.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, [c1979].
With the color woodcuts of Pierre Falke.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The adventures of Tom Sawyer.
by Twain, Mark.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, [c1983].
With the illustrations of T.W. Williams.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Aeschylus and Athens: a study in the social origins of drama.
by Thomson, George.
London: Lawrence and Wishart, [1946].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Africa dances.
by Gorer, Geoffrey.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [c1935].
1st American edition.
Hardcover.
Signature of Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 35-16904.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
After alienation.
by Klein, Marcus.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Co., 1964.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 63-19731.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Afternoon of a pawnbroker and other poems.
by Fearing, Kenneth.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1943].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The age of anxiety: a baroque eclogue.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1947].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
An age of fiction: the French novel from Gide to Camus.
by Bree, Germaine and Margaret Guiton.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1957.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 57-7303.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The age of reform from Bryan to F.D.R.
by Hofstadter, Richard.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-7206.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The air conditioned nightmare.
by Miller, Henry.
New York: New Directions, [c1945].
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Albert Camus.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
London: Bowes and Bowes, [1962].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Alexander Pushkin, 1799-1837: his life and literary heritage.
by Cross, Samuel H. and Ernest J. Simmons.
New York: American-Russian Institute, [1943].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
All god's dangers: the life of Nate Shaw.
by Rosengarten, Theodore.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Envelope with notes by Ralph Ellison inserted.
Catalog Record: 74-8269.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
All shot up.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Avon Books, [c1960].
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
All the king's men.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1946].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Bookshop stamp on the front free endpaper.
Notes within.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
All the king's men.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1946].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Fragments of wrapper inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
All the strange hours: the excavation of a life.
by Eisley, Loren.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1975].
Illustrations by Emmanuel Haller.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 75-22433.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The ambassadors.
by James, Henry.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1948].
With introductions by Martin W. Sampson and John C. Gerber.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Holiday bookshop label on back pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The ambassadors.
by James, Henry.
New York: Rinehart and Co., [c1960].
With the author's preface and the text of the New York edition.
Edited by F.W. Dupee.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 60-6495.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
America as a civilization: life and thought in the United States today.
by Lerner, Max.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 57-10979.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The American character.
by Brogan, Denis W.
New York: Vintage Books, 1956.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
American counterpoint: slavery and racism in the North-South dialogue.
by Woodward, Comer Vann.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1971].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
The American democrat, or, hints on the social and civic relations of the United States of America.
by Cooper, James Fenimore.
New York: Vintage Books, 1956.
With an introduction by H.L. Mencken, and an introductory note by Robert E. Spiller.
Paperback, rebound in hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
An American dilemma: the Negro problem and modern democracy.
by Myrdal, Gunnar.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1944].
By Gunnar Myrdal, with assistance of Richard Sterner and Arnold Rose.
In two volumes.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signature on the front free endpaper.
Notes within.
Vol. 2: with the signature "Fanny Buford" on the front paste down.
Catalog Record: 45-10326.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The American essays.
by James, Henry.
New York: Vintage Books, 1956.
Edited and with an introduction by Leon Edel.
1st edition.
Hardcover / rebound.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
American hunger.
by Wright, Richard.
New York: Harper and Row, [1977].
Uncorrected proof.
Softbound.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
American hunger.
by Wright, Richard.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1977].
Afterword by Michael Fabre.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 76-47248.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
American journal: poems.
by Hayden, Robert.
New York: Liveright, [c1982].
1st edition.
Paperback.
Publisher's letter addressed to Mrs. May Sullivan inserted.
Catalog Record: 80-36757.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
An American miscellany: articles and stories, now first collected by Albert Mordell.
by Hearn, Lafcardio.
New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1925.
In two volumes.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The American novel and its tradition.
by Chase, Richard V.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1957.
Paperback.
Cover missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 57-11412.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
The American novels and stories.
by James, Henry.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.
Edited with an introduction by F.O. Matthiessen.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
American Renaissance: art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman.
by Matthiessen, F.O.
New York: Oxford University Press, [1954].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The American scene: together with three essays from "Portraits of Places."
by James, Henry.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946.
Edited with an introduction by W.H. Auden.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Price marks.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
The American scene.
by James, Henry.
London: Chapman and Howe, 1907.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
American short novels.
by Blackmur, R.P.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., [c1960].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 60-6214.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The Americans: the colonial experience.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Random House, [1958].
9th printing.
Hardcover.
Catalog Record: 58-9884.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The Americans: the democratic experience.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Random House, [c1973].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Note from Boorstin inserted.
Catalog Record: 73-3449.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The Americans: the national experience.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Random House, [1967].
4th printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-17440.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Amor and psyche: the psychic development of the feminine: a commentary on the take by Apuleius.
by Neuman, Erich.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1956].
Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-10425.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The anatomy of American popular culture, 1840-1861.
by Bode, Carl.
Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1959.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-8759.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Anatomy of criticism: four essays.
by Frye, Northrup.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1957.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-8380.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
An anatomy of literature.
by Maisel, Edward M.
New York: Standert and Hall, 1938.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Ancient art and ritual.
by Harrison, Jane Ellen.
London: Oxford University Press, [1948].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
And keep your powder dry: an anthropologist looks at America.
by Mead, Margaret.
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1942.
Hardcover.
Notes and marks within.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
And then we heard the thunder.
by Killens, Joan Oliver.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Beet recipe inserted.
Catalog Record: 62-15560.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
André Gide: his life and his work.
by Pierre-Quint, Lyon.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934.
Translated from the French for the first time by Dorothy M. Richardson.
1st American edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Andre Gide.
by Guerard, Albert J.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1963.
Introduction by Thomas Mann.
Paperback.
Complimentary copy.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Andre Malraux and the tragic imagination.
by Frohock, W.M.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, [c1952].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-10712.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Andre Malraux: the Indochina adventure.
by Langlois, Walter G.
New York: Frederick Praeger, [1966].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-24947.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Andre Malraux: tragic humanist.
by Blend, Charles D.
Ohio: Ohio State University Press, [c1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-19865.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Andre Malraux.
by Hartman, Geoffrey H.
New York: Hillary House Publishers, 1960.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
André Malraux.
by Boak, Dennis.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1968.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Andromache: tragedy in five acts, 1667.
by Racine, Jean.
San Diego; New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, [c1982].
Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur.
Drawings by Igor Tulipanov.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Fanny and Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 82-47658.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Angel arms.
by Fearing, Kenneth.
New York: Collard McCann, 1929.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
Angle of ascent: new and selected poems by Robert Hayden.
by Hayden, Robert.
New York: Liveright, [c1975].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by the author on title page.
Program for LC readings in Afro-American Poetry, Feb 23, 1976, inserted.
Catalog Record: 75-2493.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 5
Anna Karenina, a novel.
by Tolstoy, Leo.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1980].
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude.
With the paintings of James Tissot.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
Annotations to Finnegan's Wake.
by McHugh, Roland.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, [c1980].
Notes inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Another country.
by Baldwin, James.
New York: Dial Press, 1962.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 61-7367.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
Anti-memoirs.
by Malraux, Andre.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [c1968].
Translated by Terrence Kilmartin.
1st American edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Blank postcard with Chinese vase inserted.
Catalog Record: 68-24751.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Antony and Cleopatra.
by Shakespeare, William.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, [1956].
Edited by M.R. Ridley.
Arden Edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: A54-8972.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Antony and Macbeth.
by Shakespeare, William.
[S.l.]: University Press, [1957].
Edited by Kenneth Muir.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 53-11996.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
Appointment in Samara.
by O'Hara, John.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, [c1934].
5th printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on back free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Archetypal patterns in poetry: psychological studies of imagination.
by Bodkin, Maud.
London: Oxford University Press, 1934.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
The architecture of humanism: a study in the history of taste.
by Scott, Geoffrey.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1954.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Argufying essays on literature and culture.
by Empson, William.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [1987].
Edited with an introduction by John Haffenden.
1st edition.
Catalog Record: 87-82164.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
The armed vision: a study in the methods of modern literary criticism.
by Hyman, Stanley Edgar.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Marks and notes within, especially on p.335.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Army life in a black regiment.
by Higginson, Thomas Wentworth.
New York: Collier Books, [c1962].
With a new introduction by Howard N. Meyer.
1st Collier Books edition.
Paperback.
Presentation copy from Howard N. Meyer.
Catalog Record: A62-8721.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
Art and technics.
by Mumford, Lewis.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1952.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Art in human affairs: an introduction to the psychology of art.
by Meier, Norman Charles.
New York: McGraw-Hill, [1942].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
The art of T.S. Eliot.
by Gardner, Helen.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., [1915].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The art of the American folk preacher.
by Rosenberg, Bruce A.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 77-111649.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
The art of the novel: critical prefaces with an introduction by Richard P. Blackmur.
by James, Henry.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1937].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Notes and marks within.
Note inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
The art of the novel: critical prefaces.
by James, Henry.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937.
With an introduction by Richard B. Blackmur.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes and marks within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
The art of travel: scenes and journeys in American, England, France, and Italy, from the travel writings of Henry James.
by James, Henry.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958.
Edited and with an introduction by Morton Dauwen Zabel.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 58-6643.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Artists on art: poet-poesque derivation of a terministic cluster.
by Burke, Kenneth and Jean Richardeau.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
Reprinted from Critical Inquiry, Vol.4 No.2, Winter 1977.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison from Kenneth Burke: "Here's hoping you will concede my command of commonplaces!"
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Ask your mama.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 61015039.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
The Aspern papers and the Europeans.
by James, Henry.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions, [c1950].
Introduction by Joseph M.G. Bottkol.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
The Aspern Papers.
by James, Henry.
Stockholm and London: Continental Book Co., [c1947].
With a preface by the author.
Paperback, rebound.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The assistant.
by Malamud, Bernard.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Cudahy, [1957].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Bookplate on the front free endpaper.
"Prosa E Poesia di un seminatore" by Azeglio Righi inserted.
Catalog Record: 57-7397.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The astonished muse.
by Denney, Reuel.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, [1964].
With an introduction by David Riesman and an afterward by the author.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 57-6985.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Attitudes towards history.
by Burke, Kenneth.
New York: New Republic, 1937.
In two volumes.
First edition.
Hardcover.
Vol. 1: Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks and notes within.
Envelope from Random House inserted.
Vol. 2: Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks and notes within.
References to p.36 and p.46 on front free endpaper, to p.170 on back endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Au dela du regard (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Paris : Editions Denoel, [c1954].
Translated by Michael Chrestien.
Paperback.
Signed by Albert Murray on the front and back covers.
Uncut pages.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Au dela du regard (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Paris : Editions Denoel, [c1954].
Translated by Michael Chrestien.
Paperback.
Uncut pages.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The autobiography of an ex-colored man.
by Johnson, James Weldon.
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing, 1927.
Second edition, first non-anonymous edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Price mark.
Inscribed by author to Fanny M. McConnell.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.
by Franklin, Benjamin.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, [c1981].
Edited by John Bigelow.
Illustrated by J.G. Chapman.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Autumn sleep (1983) and roots in winter (1984): uncollected haiku.
by Richmond, Lee J.
New York: Pearl Paul, 1984.
Limited edition of 500 copies.
1st printing.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison on first page.
Signed by the author.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The bamboo bed.
by Eastlake, William.
New York: Simon and Schuster, [c1969].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 70-79630.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Band of angels.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1955].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Fanny Ellison's flight insurance inserted.
Catalog Record: 55-5814.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Barbarous knowledge: myth in the poetry of Yeats, Graves, and Muir.
by Hoffman, Daniel G.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1967.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 67-10341.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Barchester Towers.
by Trollope, Anthony.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1982].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
The basic writings of Sigmund Freud.
by Freud, Sigmund.
New York: Modern Library, [c1938].
Translated and edited with an introduction by A.A. Brill.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks on back pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
The bat-poet.
by Jarrell, Randall.
New York: Macmillan, [1964].
Pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Paperback, not bound.
Catalog Record: 64-16812.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Battersea rise.
by Forster, E.M.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1955].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Bookshop card of inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Battle-pieces.
by Melville, Herman.
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, [c1963].
Edited with an introduction and notes by Henning Cohen.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-14910.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Been in the storm so long: the aftermath of slavery.
by Litwack, Leon F.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [c1979].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 78-24311.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
The beer can by the highway.
by Kouwenhoven, Joan A.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., [c1961].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Shopping list inserted.
Catalog Record: 61-9525.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
The beer can by the highway.
by Kouwenhoven, Joan A.
Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, [c1988].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The beetle leg.
by Hawkes, John.
New York: New Directions, [c1951].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
Beetlecreek: a novel.
by Demby, William.
New York: Rinehart and Co., Inc., [c1950].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
The author's photo used on dustjacket of book inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Behold, the city.
by Howe, Russel Warren.
London: Secker and Warburg, 1953.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Being and nothingness: an essay on phenomenological ontology.
by Sartre, Jean-Paul.
New York: Philosophical Library, [c1956].
Translated and with an introduction by Hazel E. Barnes.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Bernard Shaw: an unauthorized biography based on first-hand information with a postscript by Mr. Shaw.
by Harris, Frank.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1931.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Newspaper article about Shaw's political views inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Bernard Shaw.
by Bentley, Eric Russell.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions, [c1947].
Hardcover.
(The Makers of Modern Literature).
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
The best short stories of Dostoevsky.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
New York: Modern Library, [1955].
Translated with an introduction by David Magarshack.
1st Modern Library edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front free endpaper and half-title.
Scrap paper inserted.
Catalog Record: 55-10655.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Beyond civil rights: a new day of equality.
by Humphrey, Hubert H.
New York: Random House, [c1968].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Holiday card from ambassador John S. Hayes inserted.
Catalog Record: 67-12742.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Bibliography of the works of Ernest Hemingway.
by Cohn, Louis Henry.
New York: Random House, 1931.
Limited edition of 300 numbered copies, copy No.68.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The big change: America transforms itself, 1900-1950.
by Allen, Frederick Lewis.
New York: Harper and Bros., [c1952].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-8455.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The big gate.
by Stuckey, Elmer.
Chicago: Precedent Publishing, 1976.
Introduction by Stephen E. Henderson.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 75-12115.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The big gold dream.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Avon Books, [c1960].
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The big sky.
by Guthrie, A.B., Jr.
New York: Pocket Books, [c1947].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Article inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Black bolshevik: autobiography of an Afro-American Communist.
by Haywood, Harry.
Chicago : Liberator Press, [c1978].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Price marks.
Catalog Record: 77-077464.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Black Boogaloo: [notes on black liberation].
by Neal, Larry.
San Francisco: Journal of Black Poetry Press, [c1969].
1st edition.
Paperback.
Complimentary copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Black boy: a record of childhood and youth.
by Wright, Richard.
Cleveland; New York: World Publishing Co., [c1945].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Black boy: a record of childhood and youth.
by Wright, Richard.
Cleveland; New York: World Publishing Co., [1945].
10th edition, August 1945.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to (indecipherable) from Fanny and Ralph.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Black champion: the life and times of Jack Johnson.
by Farr, Finis.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1964.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Price marks on front pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The black Christ and other poems.
by Cullen, Countee.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929.
With decorations by Charles Cullen.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Extensive inscription to Fanny by a friend on title page, dated 1929.
Part of dustjacket glued to spine and cover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The black family in slavery and freedom, 1750-1925.
by Gutman, Herbert G.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1976].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 76-7550.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
Black is the color of the cosmos: essays on African-American literature and culture, 1942-1981.
by Davis, Charles T.
New York: Garland, 1982.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 80-7042.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
The black Jacobins: Toussaint Louverture and the San Domingo revolution.
by James, C.L.R.
New York: Dial Press, [n.d.].
Hardcover.
Marked "very scarce" on the front pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Black majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina: from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion.
by Wood, Peter H.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 73-20167.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Black Manhattan.
by Johnson, James Weldon.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930.
[1st edition].
Hardcover.
Unidentified signature on pastedown.
Notes/dedication on title page.
Parts of dustjacket glued to fly leaves.
Marks within.
Notes on back flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Black metropolis: a study of Negro life in a northern city.
by Drake, St. Clair and Horace R. Cayton.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1945].
With an introduction by Richard Wright.
1st edition.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Cayton, with Cayton's address mark on half-title.
Some pages marked on the front free endpaper.
Half-destroyed dustjacket inserted.
Errata list glued to front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Black Moses: the story of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association.
by Cronon, Edmund David.
Madison, WI : University of Wisconsin Press, 1955.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Black odyssey: the Afro-American ordeal in slavery.
by Huggins, Nathan Irving.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1977].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 77-5179.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Black odyssey: the story of the Negro in America.
by Ottley, Roi.
New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1948.
Hardcover.
Signature on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 48-9099.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Black redemption: churchmen speak for the Garvey movement.
by Burkett, Randall K.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [c1978].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Letter from the Temple University inserted.
Catalog Record: 77-81332.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Black separatism: a bibliography.
by Jenkins, Betty Lanier and Susan Phillis.
Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, [c1976].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Catalog Record: 75-23866.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Blacking up: the minstrel show in nineteenth-century America.
by Toll, Robert C.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper. Marks within.
Paper with notes inserted.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 74-83992.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
The blackness of blackness: a critique of the "Sign" and "Signifying Monkey".
by Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
Reprint from Critical Inquiry, Vol.9, No.4., June 1983.
Softbound.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Skip Gates.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
Blood on the forge: a novel.
by Attaway, William.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, and Co., Inc., 1941.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket torn at head and tail of spine.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Blow up a storm.
by Kanin, Garson.
New York: Random House, [c1959].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 59-7838.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Blues from the Delta.
by Ferris, William.
Garden City, NY: Anchor Press; Doubleday, 1978.
1st edition.
Review copy.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 75-36622.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Bone thoughts.
by Starbuck, George.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1960.
Foreword by Dudley Fitts.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 60-7833.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The Booker T. Washington Papers.
by Washington, Booker T.
Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, [c1972].
Vol. 2: 1860-1889.
Edited by Lois R. Harlan.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 75-186345.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The Booker T. Washington Papers.
by Washington, Booker T.
Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, [c1972].
Vol. 1: The autobiographical writings.
Edited by Lois R. Harlan.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 75-186345.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The Booker T. Washington Papers.
by Washington, Booker T.
Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, [c1972].
Vol. 2: 1895-1898.
Edited by Lois R. Harlan.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 75-186345.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Booker T. Washington: the making of a black leader, 1856-1901.
by Harlan, Louis R.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.
Uncorrected advance proof.
A part of the book inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Booker T.
by Harlan, Louis R.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.
Washington: the making of a black leader, 1856-1901.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The Bostonians.
by James, Henry.
New York: Dial Press, [c1945].
Introduction by Philip Rahv.
5th printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Bourbon street black: the New Orleans black jazzman.
by Buerkle, Jack K. and Danny Barker.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1973.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 73-77926.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Bourgeoisie noire.
by Frazier, Edward Franklin.
Glencoe, Ill. : Free Press, [1957].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Bourgeoisie noire.
by Frazier, Edward Franklin.
Paris : Librairie Plon, [1955].
Paperback.
Erata, advertisement, pencil notes inserted.
Uncut pages.
Catalog Record: 56-27366.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
Brave men.
by Pyle, Ernie.
New York: Henry Holt Co., [c1944].
(Armed Services Editions).
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Bread and a stone.
by Bessie, Alvah.
New York: Modern Age Books, [c1941].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Note on back free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Breakthrough on the color front.
by Nichols, Lee.
New York: Random House, [c1954].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 53-9713.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The brigadier and the golf widow.
by Cheever, John.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison from John and another unidentified person on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 64-20543.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Bright and morning star.
by Wright, Richard.
New York: International Publishers, [c1938].
Paperback.
Marks and notes within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
The broken center: studies in the theological horizon of modern literature.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [1966].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 66-12511.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The Bronc people.
by Eastlake, William.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1958].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
The address of Eastlake and review inserted.
Catalog Record: 58-10901.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Brother to dragons: a tale in verse and voices.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1953].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 53-5009.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The brothers Karamazov: a novel in four parts with epilogue.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
San Francisco : North Point Press, 1990.
Translated and annotated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.
Hardcover.
Reprint of an article from Guardian about Frances Steloff, founder of the Gotham Book Mart inserted.
Catalog Record: 89-26583.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The brothers Karamazov.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
Baltimore : Penguin Books, [c1958].
Translated and with an introduction by David Magarshack.
In two volumes.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on fly leaves of both volumes.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Brothers to dragons: a tale in verse and voices.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1979].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
Catalog Record: 79-10782.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Bucky: a guided tour of Buckminster Fuller.
by Kenner, Hugh.
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1973.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Card with scribbles inserted.
Catalog Record: 79-182966.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
The buffalo soldiers: a narrative of Negro cavalry in the west.
by Leckie, William H.
Normen : University of Oklahoma Press, [c1967].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 67-15571.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
The burden of race: a documentary history of Negro-white relations in America.
by Osofsky, Gilbert.
New York: Harper and Row, [1967].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Shopping list inserted.
Catalog Record: 66-10533.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The burden of Southern history.
by Woodward, Comer Vann.
New York: Random House, [c1960].
First Vintage Edition, 1961.
Paperback.
Pencil note on the fly leaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Business civilization in decline.
by Heilbroner, Robert.
New York: W.W. Norton and Co., [c1976].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 75-33367.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
But man proud man: being volume one of the novel "Logos".
by Moravec, Charles Jeremiah.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
Letter to Ellison from Moravec inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
By love possessed.
by Cozzens, James Gould.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1957].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Shopping list inserted.
Catalog Record: 57-10062.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
By-line: Ernest Hemingway: selected articles and dispatches of four decades.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1967].
Edited by William White.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 67-15483.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
[Caesar's Wars. Latin textbook].
by Caesar, Julius.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
No cover, no title page.
Numerous notes within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Call me Ishmael: a study of Melville.
by Olson, Charles.
New York: Grove, [c1947].
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 58-5531.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The call of the wild.
by London, Jack.
The Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1982].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Camus.
by Bree, Germaine.
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 1961.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Photo of Camus inserted.
Catalog Record: 58-10829.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Can the south solve the Negro problem?
by Schurz, Carl.
[S.l.] : [s.n.], [1903].
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Candide.
by Voltaire, Jean Francois Marie Arouet de.
New York: Random House, 1975.
Illustrated by Rockwell Kent.
Hardcover.
Slip case.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Candide.
by Voltaire, Jean Francois Marie Arouet de.
New York: Random House, 1975.
Illustrated by Rockwell Kent.
Hardcover.
Slip case.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
Cane.
by Toomer, Jean.
New York: Boni and Liveright, [c1923].
With a forword by Walter Frank.
Second printing 1927.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Part of dustjacket glued to spine.
Bookplate: the Arthur B. Spingarn Collection of Negro Literature.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The carpenter years.
by Cohen, Arthur.
New York: New American Library, [c1967].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 67-11790.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Cast the first stone.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Coward-McCann, [c1952].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Complimentary copy.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Review for the book inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Cause for wonder.
by Morris, Wright.
New York: Atheneum, 1963.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 63-17860.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
Cavalier and Yankee: the old South and American national character.
by Taylor, William R.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1961].
Paperback.
Signature of Ralph Ellison on the front fly leaf.
Catalog Record: 61-15493.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
Cavalier and Yankee: the old South and American national character.
by Taylor, William R.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Co., [ 1963].
Paperback.
Signature of Ralph Ellison on the front fly leaf.
Notes on the inside of back cover.
Shopping list and business card inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
The cave.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1959].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-5719.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The centennial history of the Civil War.
by Catton, Bruce.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., [c1961].
Vol. 1: The coming fury.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signature of Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 61-12502.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The centennial history of the Civil War.
by Catton, Bruce.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., Inc., 1965.
Vol. 3: Never call retreat.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signature of Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 61-12502.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The centennial history of the Civil War.
by Catton, Bruce.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1963.
Vol. 2: Terrible swift sword.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Catalog Record: 62-15937.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
A century of anecdote from 1716-1816.
by Timbs, John.
London: Frederick Warne and Co., [n.d.].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Stamped American Library in Rome.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
A century of hero worship: a study of the idea of heroism in Carlyle and Nietzsche with notes on other hero-worshipers of modern times.
by Bentley, Eric Russell.
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1955].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Review inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Ceremony for Minneconjoux.
by Osbey, Brenda Marie.
Lexington, KY : University of Kentucky Press, 1983.
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Ceremony in lone tree.
by Morris, Wright.
New York: Atheneum, 1960.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 60-7775.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
A certain world: a commonplace book.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Viking Press, [c1970].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 76-83236.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The chain in the heart.
by Creckmore, Herbert.
New York: Random House, [c1953].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 52-7130.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Chance and symbol: a study in aesthetic and ethical consistency.
by Hertz, Richard.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1948].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Change of territory.
by Dixon, Melvin.
Lexington, KY : University of Kentucky Press, 1983.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on title page.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Chaos and control in poetry: a lecture delivered at the Library of Congress, October 11, 1965.
by Spender, Stephen.
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1966.
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 66-60054.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Characters of Dostoevsky: studies from four novels.
by Curle, Richard.
London: William Heinemann, [1950].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Bookshop mark.
Marks within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Charles Dickens: his tragedy and triumph.
by Johnson, Edgar.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952.
In two volumes.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Book review inserted in vol. 1.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Charles Waddell Chesnutt: pioneer of the color line.
by Chesnutt, Helen M.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [c1952].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Charmed circle: Gertrude Stein and Company.
by Mellow.
New York; Washington : Praeger Publishers, [c1974].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 73-7473.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Charred Wood: a collection of poems.
by Harrison, James.
New York: Vantage Books, [c1971].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Address of the author inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Chevaux-De-Frise.
by Tamm, Edward.
Paris : Jean Grassin, [c1962].
Edition originale.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Child psychology.
by Stoddard, George D. and Beth L. Wellman.
New York: Macmillan Co., 1934.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Children of crisis: a study of courage and fear.
by Coles, Robert.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1967].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 67-14450.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Children of crisis.
by Coles, Robert.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1971].
Vol. 3: The South goes North.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 70-162332.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Children of Crisis.
by Coles, Robert.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1971].
Vol. 2: Migrants, sharecroppers, mountaineers.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 76-162331.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
The children of light and the children of darkness: a vindication of democracy and a critique of its traditional defense.
by Niebuhr, Reinhold.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1960].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
A choice of weapons.
by Parks, Gordon.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1966].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Notes within.
Catalog Record: 64-25119.
ROOM X
BOOKCASE X
SHELF X
Christmas in Las Vegas.
by Watson, R.
New York: Atheneum, 1971.
First Edition edition.
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The city in history: its origins, its transformations, and its prospects.
by Mumford, Lewis.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, [c1961].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 61-7689.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
City limit.
by Summers, Hollis.
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, Co., 1948.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by author.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The Civil War: a narrative. Fort Sumter to Perrysville.
by Foote, Shelby.
New York: Random House, [c1958].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signature of Ellison on flyleaf.
Catalog Record: 58-9882.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The Civil War: a narrative. Fredericksburg to Meridian.
by Foote, Shelby.
New York: Random House, [c1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Catalog Record: 58-9882.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The Civil War: a narrative. Red River to Appomatox.
by Foote, Shelby.
New York: Random House, [c1974].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Catalog Record: 58-988.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Civilization and its discontents.
by Freud, Sigmund.
London: Hogarth Press, 1946.
Translated from the German by Johann Riviere.
Third edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The civilization of the Renaissance in Italy.
by Burckhardt, Jacob.
London: Phaidon Press, [1944].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
The clansman: a historical romance of the Ku Klux Klan.
by Dixon, Thomas, Jr.
New York: Doubleday, Page, and Co., 1905.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The classical tradition in poetry: the Charles Eliot Norton lectures.
by Murray, Gilbert.
New York: Vintage Books, 1957.
1st Vintage edition.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Climates of tragedy.
by O'Connor, William Van.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana : Louisiana State University Press, 1943.
With the assistance of Mary Allen O'Connor.
Hardcover.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Coleridge on imagination.
by Richards, I.A.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., 1934.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Collages: a novel.
by Nin, Anais.
Denver : Alan Swallow, [c1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 64-25338.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Collected longer poems.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1969].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 69-16429.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
Collected papers.
by Freud, Sigmund.
London: Hogarth Press, 1949.
In five volumes.
Authorized translation under the supervision of John Riviere.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front free endpaper of fifth volume only.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Collected poems, 1909-1935.
by Eliot, T.S.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1936].
1st American edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Collected poems, 1915-1967.
by Burke, Kenneth.
Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1968.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 67-29786.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Collected poems, 1928-1953.
by Spender, Stephen.
New York: Random House, [c1955].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 55-6656.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Collected poems.
by Stevens, Wallace.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.
3rd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-11750.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The collected poetry of W.H. Auden.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1945].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Manuscript draft of a poem: "Doomed to fail if he succeeds."
Clipping about Hughes reading from Boston Chronicle; business card for eastern imports company; New York times review of the book, part of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Collected shorter poems, 1927 - 1957.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1966].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Catalog Record: 67-22627.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
Collected stories of William Faulkner.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, [c1950].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM X
BOOKCASE X
SHELF X
The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.
New York: Pantheon, 1961.
Edited by Kathleen Coburn.
The notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Boxed set vol. 1 text and vol. 1 notes; boxed set vol. 2 text and vol. 2 notes 1961.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
A collection of critical essays.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: New York University Press, 1965.
Edited by John Lewis Longley.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-13207.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Color and human nature: Negro personality development in a Northern city.
by Warner, W. Lloyd.
Washington, D.C. : American Council on Education, 1941.
By W. Lloyd Warner, Buford H. Junker, Walter A. Adams.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
1st edition.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Company K.
by March, William.
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Complaint.
by Wilbur, Richard.
New York: Phoenix Bookshop, 1968.
Limited edition of 26 copies lettered A-Z and 100 copies numbered and signed by the author, copy Y.
Paperback / dustjacket.
Inscribed to Fanny and Ralph Ellison from the author on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The complete essays and other writings.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
New York: Modern Library, [c1950].
Edited with a biographical introduction by Brooks Atkinson.
Foreword by Tremaine McDowell.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on title page.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The complete notebooks.
by James, Henry.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edited and with an introductions and notes by Leon Edel and Lyall H. Powers.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 86-1268.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The complete poems and plays, 1909-1950.
by Eliot, T.S.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1958].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Unidentified bookplate.
Catalog Record: 52-11346.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Complete Poems of Robert Frost.
by Frost, Robert.
New York: Henry Holt and Co., [1959].
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The complete stories of Herman Melville.
by Melville, Herman.
New York: Random House, [c1949].
Edited with an introduction and notes by Jay Leyda.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 5
The complete works of William Shakespeare.
by Shakespeare, William.
London: Nonesuch Press, in association with Random House, 1953.
In four volumes.
Vol. 1 is missing.
Vol. 2: Histories and Troylus and Cressida, according to its place in First Folio.
Vol. 3: Tragedies and pericles, with three plays of doubtful authorship, namely, Two noble kinsman, Edward III, Sir Thomas More.
Vol. 4: Poems.
Hardcover / slip case.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front free endpaper of all three volumes.
Bookmark inserted in Vol. 3.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The complex fate: Hawthorne, Henry James, and some other American writers.
by Bewley, Marius.
London: Chatto and Windus, [1952].
With an introduction and two interpolations by F.R. Leavis.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
The concept of dread.
by Kierkegaard, Soren.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1944.
Translated with an introduction and notes by Walter Lowrie.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Concerning the young.
by Maas, Willard.
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, [c1938].
Hardcover.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Part of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The concise Cambridge history of English literature.
by Sampson, George.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1961.
Second edition.
2nd edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The condition of man.
by Mumford, Lewis.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1944].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The conduct of life.
by Mumford, Lewis.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1951].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Worker's pass ticket stubs to a basketball game, "Washington Generals vs. Philadelphia Spahs" featuring the Harlem Globetrotters inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Confession of a white racist.
by King, Larry L.
New York: Viking Press, [c1971].
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 70-14739.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The confidence-man: his masquerade.
by Melville, Herman.
London: John Lehmann, [1948].
With an introduction by Roy Fuller.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Notes on back free endpaper.
Note from Fanny on scrap paper - "Ralph - Could I have back my [indecipherable] - except those which you plan to [print?]."
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The confident years: 1885-1915.
by Brooks, Van Wyck.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1955.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 54-8848.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Confusions.
by Ludwig, Jack.
Greenwich, CT : New York Graphic Society, [c1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 63-16279.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
The conquerors.
by Malraux, Andre.
New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, [c1976].
Translated by Stephen Becker.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 76-91594.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Conrad's Heart of Darkness and the Critics.
by Conrad, Joseph.
San Francisco : Wadsworth Publishing, [1961].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Notes on back cover.
Catalog Record: 60-9979.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian war after the conquest of Canada.
by Parkman, Francis.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1910.
Hardcover.
With label "from the private library of Philip Dorn" on front pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Contemporaries.
by Kazin, Alfred.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., [c1962].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 62-10528.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The contemporary french novel.
by Peyre, Henri.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1955.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 55-7540.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Contexts of criticism.
by Levin, Harry.
New York: Atheneum, 1963.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Conversations with Nelson Algren.
by Donohue, H.E.F.
New York: Hill and Wang, [c1964].
[1st edition].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 64-24825.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The cosmological eye.
by Miller, Henry.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions, [c1939].
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The cotton kingdom: a traveler's observations on cotton and slavery and the American slave states.
by Olmsted, Frederick Law.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.
Edited with an introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signature of R. Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-12193.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV.
by Parkman, Francis.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1910.
France and England in North America, part five.
Hardcover.
Label "from the private library of Philip Dorn" on front pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Counter-statement.
by Burke, Kenneth.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1931].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author, April 1943.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Counter-statement.
by Burke, Kenneth.
Los Altos, CA : Hermes Publications, [c1953].
2nd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The counterfeiters: a historical comedy.
by Kenner, Hugh.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1985].
With drawings by Guy Davenport.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Notes on scrap paper inserted.
Catalog Record: 85-9822.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The country blues.
by Charters, Samuel B.
London: Michael Joseph, [1960].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The courage to create.
by May, Rollo.
New York: W.W. Norton and Co., [c1975].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by "a neighbor."
Note explaining circumstances of how he was given the book inserted.
Catalog Record: 75-23055.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The course of empire.
by DeVoto, Bernard.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [c1952].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 52-5261.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
The court and the castle: some treatments of a recurring theme.
by West, Rebecca.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1957.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes about Bliss inserted.
Catalog Record: 57-11922.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Court-martial: a black man in America.
by Marszalek, John F., Jr.
[New York] : [Charles Scribner's Sons], [c1972].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 73-38382.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Craters of the spirit; studies in the modern novel.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
Washington and Cleveland : Corpus Books, [1968].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by author.
Letter from the author inserted.
Catalog Record: 68-15782.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The crazy kill.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Avon Books, [c1959].
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Creative evolution.
by Bergson, Henri.
New York: Modern Library, [c1944].
Authorized translation by Arthur Mitchell.
With foreword by Irving Edmund.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Creative intuition in art and poetry.
by Maritain, Jacque.
New York: Meridian Books, [1959].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 55-5167.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Crime and justice in America.
by Silberman, Charles E.
[S.l.] : [s.n.], [c1976].
Manuscript, part one, chapters five and six; in a loose leaf binding.
Letter from Silberman to Ellison inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Crime and punishment: the Coulson translation, background, and sources: essays and criticism.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
New York: W.W. Norton and Co., [c1964].
Edited by George Gibian.
1st edition.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 64-10893.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
Crime and punishment.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1982].
Translated by Jessie Coulson.
Illustrated by Robert and Corrine Borga.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Crime and punishment.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
Bungay, Suffolk : Penguin Books, [c1956].
Translated with an introduction by David Magarshak.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Criminal psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students.
by Gross, Hans.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1918.
Translated from the fourth German edition by Horace M. Kallen.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Criminal violence, criminal justice.
by Silberman, Charles E.
New York: Random House, [c1978].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Invitation to Random House reception for Silberman inserted.
Catalog Record: 77-5981.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Criminology.
by Gault, Robert H.
Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., [c1932].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The crippled giant: a bizarre adventure in contemporary letters.
by Hindus, Milton.
New York: Boar's Head Books, 1950.
1st printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Parts of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
The crisis in physics.
by Caudwell, Christopher.
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, [1939].
Edited by H. Levy.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The crisis of possession in Voodoo.
by Mars, Louis.
Berkeley, CA: Reed and Cannon, 1977.
Translated by Kathleen Collins.
Paperback.
Letter from Ishmael Reed inserted.
Catalog Record: 76-51943.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The crisis of the Negro intellectual.
by Cruse, Hart W.
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1967.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 67-213156.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
The critic's credentials: essays and reviews.
by Hyman, Stanley Edgar.
New York: Atheneum, 1978.
Edited by Phoebe Pettingell.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on preliminary leaf.
Catalog Record: 77-88902.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
The critical attitude.
by Hueffer, Ford Madox.
London: Duckworth and Co., 1911.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Scrap paper inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The cross and the arrow.
by Maltz, Albert.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., [c1944].
(Armed Services Editions).
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
The cross of Baron Samedi.
by Dohrman, Richard.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1958.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 58-6493.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Culture and democracy: the struggle for form in society and architecture in Chicago and the Middle West during the life and times of Louis Sullivan.
by Duncan, Hugh Dalziel.
New York: Bedminster Press, 1965.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-24660.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Culture and poverty: critique and counter-proposals.
by Valentine, Charles A.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1968].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review by Ellison printed on dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 68-16718.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The culture of cities.
by Mumford, Lewis.
London: Martin Secker and Warburg, 1938.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
D.H. Lawrence in Italy.
by Hamalian, Leo.
New York: Taplinger, [1982].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 81-50226.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
D.H. Lawrence: an unprofessional study.
by Nin, Anais.
Denver: Alan Swallow, [c1964].
With an introduction by Harry T. Moore.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Anais Nin - "from the invisible woman in American literature."
Catalog Record: 64-16109.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
Daisy Miller: an international episode.
by James, Henry.
New York: Modern Library, [n.d.].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Damn right I've got the blues: Buddy Guy and the Blues roots of rock and roll.
by Wilcock, Donald E.
San Francisco : Woodford Press, [1993].
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 91-075201.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Dan Emmett and the rise of early Negro minstrelsy.
by Nathan, Hans.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [c1962].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 622-10769.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
The dark child.
by Camara, Laye.
New York: Noonday Press, [c1954].
With an introduction by Philippe Thoby-Marcellin.
Translated by James Kirkup, Ernest Jones and Elaine Gottlieb.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 54-11726.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Dark legend: a study in murder.
by Wertham, Frederick.
New York: Duel, Sloan, and Pearce, [c1941].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The darker brother.
by Moon, Bucklin.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Dolan, and Co., 1943.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author, dated August 1943.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
David Copperfield.
by Dickens, Charles.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1980].
Illustrated by Paul Degan.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The day Lincoln was shot.
by Bishop, Jim.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1955].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 54-12170.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The day of the locust.
by West, Nathaniel.
New York: Bantam Books, [1953].
With an introduction by Richard Gehman.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on preliminary leaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The days of Ophelia. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave.
by Diamant, Gerturde.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., [c1942].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Dead end school.
by Coles, Robert.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1968].
Illustrated by Norman Rockwell.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 68-14749.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Dead reckoning: a book of poetry.
by Fearing, Kenneth.
New York: Random House, [c1938].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Obituary inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Dear John, dear Coltrane.
by Harper, Michael S.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, [c1970].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on flyleaf.
Catalog Record: 72-101194.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Dear John, dear Coltrane.
by Harper, Michael S.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, [c1970].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Advertisement inserted.
Catalog Record: 72-101194.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Dear lovely death.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Troutbeck, 1931.
Limited edition of 100 signed copies printed for private distribution.
Hardcover.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
The death and birth of David Markand: an American story.
by Frank, Waldo.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Death in Venice.
by Mann, Thomas.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf., 1965.
Translated from the German by Kenneth Burke.
Hardcover/dustjacket. Slip case.
Catalog Record: 65-12070.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The death of tragedy.
by Steiner, George.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 60-53442.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
The decline and fall of the romantic ideal.
by Lucas, F.L.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1963.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The decline of radicalism: reflections on America today.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1969].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 70-85554.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The deep sleep.
by Morris, Wright.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.
[1st edition, 1st printing].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Defender of the angels: a black policeman in old Los Angeles.
by Kimbrough, Jess.
New York: MacMillan Co., [c1969].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 69-14818.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The dehumanization of art and other writings on art and culture.
by Ortega Y Gasset, Jose.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1956.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
Deliberate speed: the origins of a cultural style in the American 1950s.
by Lhamon, W.T., Jr.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, [1990].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Democracy and its discontents: reflections of everyday America.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Random House, [c1974].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Advance copy.
Catalog Record: 73-20571.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Democracy in America.
by Tocqueville, Alexis de.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966.
In two volumes.
10th printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Slip case.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The democratic vista: a dialogue on life and letters in contemporary America.
by Chase, Richard V.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1958.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 58-7351.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The denial of death.
by Becker, Ernst.
New York: Free Press, [c1973].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks and notes within.
Catalog Record: 73-1860.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The design and meaning in Absalom! Absalom!
by Lind, Isle Dusoir.
New York: Modern Language Association of America, [n.d.].
Reprint from PMLA, vol. 70, No. 5, Dec. 1955.
Softbound.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front cover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The destructive element: a study of modern writers and beliefs.
by Spender, Stephen.
London: Jonathan Cape, [1935].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Postcard inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The development of the detective novel.
by Murch, A.E.
New York: Philosophical Library, [1958].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The Devil's Share.
by Rougemont, Denise De.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1944].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Bookstore mark on back pastedown.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The devils of Loudun.
by Huxley, Aldous.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [1959].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
The dialogic imagination: four essays.
by Bakhtin, Mikhail M.
Austin: University of Texas Press, [c1981].
Edited by Michael Holquist.
Translated by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist.
3rd paperback printing.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf, dated.
Marks within.
Scrap paper with dolls' theory inserted.
Catalog Record: 80-15450.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
A diary from Dixie.
by Chestnut, Mary Boykin.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950.
Edited by Ben Ames Williams.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper, and also by Nathaniel S. Trench.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Diary in America.
by Marryat, Frederick.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, [c1960].
Edited by Jules Zanger.
Hardcover/dustjacket in plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 60-11742.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The diary of a writer. In two volumes.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949.
Translated and annotated by Boris Brasol.
First edition, first printing.
Slip case.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpapers of both volumes.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Dickens, Dali and others: studies in popular culture.
by Orwell, George.
New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, [c1946].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
A dictionary of modern English usage.
by Fowler, H.W.
New York: Oxford University Press, [1950].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
A different drummer.
by Kelley, William Melvin.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1962.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 62-11453.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The discoverers: a history of man's search to know his world and himself.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Random House, [c1983].
1st edition.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 83-42766.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Discovery to discourse.
by Kirschner, B. and J.M. Yates.
New York: Macmillan, [c1983].
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 827730.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The disguises of love.
by Macauley, Robie.
New York: Random House, [c1952].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 52-10602.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The disinherited mind: essays in modern German literature and thought.
by Heller, Erich.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Cudahy, [1957].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 57-12927.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
The dismemberment of Orpheus: towards a postmodern literature.
by Hassan, Ihab.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 70-142797.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The divine comedy.
by Dante, Aligheri.
New York: W.W. Norton and Co., [c1977].
Translated by John Ciardi.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 77-24225.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
The divine comedy.
by Dante, Aligheri.
New York: Modern Library, [c1950].
The Carlyle-Wicksteed translation.
Introduction by C.H. Grandgent.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Divine horsemen: the living gods of Haiti.
by Deren, Maya.
London: Thames and Hudson, [c1953].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Review and an advertisement inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
The Dixie frontier: a social history of the Southern frontier from the first Transmontane beginnings to the Civil War.
by Dick, Everett.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Do these bones live.
by Dahlberg, Edward.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1941].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The domesticated americans.
by Lynes, Russell.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1963].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Strand bookmark inserted.
Catalog Record: 62-14538.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Don Quixote de la Mancha.
by Cervantes, Miguel de.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1979].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevski: the making of a novelist.
by Simmons, Ernest J.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1940.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Part of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky and romantic realism: a study of Dostoevsky in relation to Balzac, Dickens, and Gogol.
by Fanger, Donald.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 1965.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 65-13841.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky: a study.
by Lavrin, Janko.
London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1943.
Second edition marked.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Part of dustjacket and cartoon clipping inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky: his life and work.
by Mochulsky, Constantin.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1967.
Translated with an introduction by Michael A. Minihan.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-10833.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Dostoevsky: the seeds of revolt, 1821-1849.
by Frank, Joseph.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [c1976].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on flyleaf.
Letter from the author inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky: the seeds of revolt, 1821-1849.
by Frank, Joseph.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [c1976].
In two volumes.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky.
by Magarshack, David.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, [1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 63-8102.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky.
by Gide, Andre.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions Books, [1949].
With an introduction by Arnold Bennet.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky.
by Thurneysen, Eduard.
Richmond, VA : John Knox Press, [c1964].
Translated by Keith R. Crim.
Paperback.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 64-12264.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky.
by Berdyaev, Nicholas.
New York: Meridian Books, [1958].
Translated by Donald Atwater.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 57-10848.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky's occasional writings.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
New York: Random House, [c1963].
Selected, translated, and introduced by David Magarshack.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 63-7649.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Dostoevsky's quest for form: a study of his philosophy of art.
by Jackson, Robert Louis.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1966.
Hardcover/dustjacket in plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 66-12502.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Double dunk.
by Beckham, Barry.
Los Angeles : Holloway House, [c1980].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Down home: a history of African-American short fiction, from its beginning to the Harlem Renaissance.
by Bone, Robert.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [c1975].
Uncorrected proof.
Paperback.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The dragon and the unicorn.
by Rexroth, Kenneth.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions, [c1952].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Pressed dry leaf inserted.
ROOM X
BOOKCASE X
SHELF X
A dramatistic view of the origins of language.
by Burke, Kenneth.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
Reprint from the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol.39, No.1, February 1953.
"Postscripts on the Negative" by Kenneth Burke inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The dream songs.
by Berryman, John.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, [c1969].
First printing, 1969.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 74-93811.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
A drop of patience.
by Kelley, William Melvin.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1965.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 65-10609.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Drylongso: a self-portrait of black America.
by Gwaltney, John Langston.
New York: Vintage Books, [1981].
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 80-6146.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Dublin's Joyce.
by Kenner, Hugh.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 1956.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-5486.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Dust tracks on a road: an autobiography. 1792-1942.
by Hurston, Zora Neale.
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippencott Co., [c1942].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within, especially on page 48.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The Dyer's hand and other essays.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1962].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-16290.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The eating of the gods: an interpretation of Greek tragedy.
by Kott, Jan.
New York: Random House, [c1973].
Translated by Boreslaw Taborski and Edward J. Czerwinski.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 72-10585.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The eccentric design: form in the classic American novel.
by Bewley, Marius.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1959.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
An education in Georgia: the integration of Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Holmes.
by Trillin, Calvin.
New York: Viking Press, [c1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 64-11519.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The education of black folk: the Afro-American struggle for knowledge in white America.
by Ballard, Allen B.
New York: Harper and Row Publishers; Harper Colophon Books, [c1973].
1st Harper Colophon edition, 1974.
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Either/or: a fragment of life.
by Kierkegaard, Soren.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1946.
In two volumes.
Translated by Walter Lowrie.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
El hombre invisible (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Barcelona, Spain : Editorial Lumen, 1984.
Translated by Andres Bosch.
2nd edition.
2nd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing. Third copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
El hombre invisible (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Barcelona, Spain : Editorial Lumen, [c1966].
Translated by Andres Bosch.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
El hombre invisible (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Barcelona, Spain : Editorial Lumen, 1984.
Translated by Andres Bosch.
2nd edition.
2nd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Forth copy.
Display.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
El hombre invisible (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Barcelona, Spain : Editorial Lumen, 1984.
Translated by Andres Bosch.
2nd edition.
2nd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing. Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
El hombre invisible (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Barcelona, Spain : Editorial Lumen, 1984.
Translated by Andres Bosch.
2nd edition.
2nd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
El hombre invisible (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Barcelona, Spain : Editorial Lumen, [c1966].
Translated by Andres Bosch.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Electrical and Electronic Technologies: a chronology of events and inventors to 1900.
by Davis, Henry B.O.
Metuchen, NJ : Scarecrow Press, 1981.
Hardcover.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Letter from the author inserted.
Catalog Record: 81-9179.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
The elements of style.
by Strunk, William, Jr.
New York: Macmillan Co., [c1959].
With revisions, an introduction, and a new chapter on writing by E.B. White.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-9950.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Eleven essays in the European novel.
by Blackmur, R.P.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, [1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes and marks within.
Catalog Record: 64-19367.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Eliot and the Orphic way.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
Reprint from Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Vol.42, No.2, June 1974.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Embrace: selected love poems.
by Engle, Paul.
New York: Random House, [c1969].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signature of author on title page.
Catalog Record: 69-16408.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The emerging thought of W.E.B. DuBois: essays and editorials from The Crisis with an introduction, commentaries, and a personal memoir by Henry Lee Moon.
by Moon, Henry Lee.
New York: Simon and Schuster, [c1972].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 72-139647.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Emerson: a modern anthology.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., [c1958].
Edited by Alfred Kazin and Daniel Aaron.
2nd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-8374.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Emerson: a modern anthology.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
New York: Dell Publishing, [1958].
Edited by Alfred Kazin and Daniel Aaron.
Paperback.
Signature or R.E. on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The emotions: outline of a theory.
by Sartre, Jean-Paul.
New York: Philosophical Library, [c1948].
Translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The enchanted flood, or, the romantic iconography of the sea.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1950].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signature on the front free endpaper.
Extensive marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The end of pity and other stories.
by Macauley, Robie.
New York: MacDowell, Obolensky, Inc., [c1957].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Hotel messages inserted.
Catalog Record: 57-10517.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Enemies of Promise.
by Connolly, Cyril.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1939.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The English novel: a short critical history.
by Allen, Walter.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1958.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title page.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Epistle to a Godson and other poems.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1972].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Catalog Record: 72-1428.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Erik H. Erikson: the growth of his work.
by Coles, Robert.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1970].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 77-121442.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Ernest Hemingway: a critical essay.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
Grand Rapids, MI : William B. Eerdmans, [c1966].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on title page.
Catalog Record: 66-22954.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
Ernest Hemingway: a life story.
by Baker, Carlos.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1969].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 68-57079.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Ernest Hemingway: a reconsideration.
by Young, Philip.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, [c1966].
Paperback.
Stamp of Schweitzer Library.
Catalog Record: 65-26101.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
Ernest Hemingway.
by Rovit, Errol.
New York: Twayne Publishers, [c1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Business card inserted.
Catalog Record: 63-17369.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Ernest Hemingway.
by Young, Philip.
New York: Rinehart and Co., [c1952].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-5603.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Escape from freedom.
by Fromm, Erich.
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, [c1941].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes and marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
Essays ancient and modern.
by Eliot, T.S.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1936].
1st American edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Parts of dustjacket, and printed photograph of Fort Williams/Fort Augustus inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Essays in criticism.
by Arnold, Matthew.
New York: Macmillan, 1883.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Essays on Thomas Mann.
by Lukács, Georg.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, [1965].
Translated from the German by Stanley Mitchell.
1st American edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 65-23527.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
Essays, speeches, and public letters.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, Mc1965].
Edited by James B. Meriwether.
1st printing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on title page and on the front free endpaper.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 64-20036.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The essence of laughter and other essays, journals, and letters.
by Baudelaire, Charles.
New York: Meridian Books, 1956.
Edited, selected and introduced by Peter Quennell.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Shopping list inserted.
Catalog Record: 56-10090.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Essentials of poetry: Lowell lectures, 1911.
by Neilson, William Allan.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., [c1912].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
The eternal present: the beginnings of architecture.
by Giedion, Siegfried.
New York: Pantheon, [c1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
The eternal present: the beginnings of art.
by Giedion, Siegfried.
New York: Pantheon, [c1962].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-7914.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Eugene Onegin: a novel in verse.
by Pushkin, Aleksander.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1964].
Translated from the Russian with a commentary by Vladimir Nabokov.
In four volumes.
(Bollingen Series, 72).
Slip case.
Catalog Record: 63-10708.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Eurydice.
by Tamm, Edward.
Canessa, Italy : Rapallo, [c1964].
Paperback / dustjacket.
Mark on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Ex libris carissimis.
by Morley, Christopher.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1932.
Ralph Waldo Ellison: signature on back free endpaper.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Walter Williams on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with printed names and advertisement for a Marian Anderson concert (dated 1932) inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Exiles return: a literary odyssey of the 1920's.
by Cowley, Malcolm.
New York: Viking Press, 1951.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre.
by Kaufman, Walter.
New York: Meridian Books, 1957.
Edited with an introduction, preface, and new translations by Walter Kaufman.
5th printing.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison and Milner on half-title.
Marks and notes within.
Catalog Record: 56-10018.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Extreme magic: a novella and other stories.
by Calisher, Hortense.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1963].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Telegram to Ellison inserted.
Catalog Record: 64-15045.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
F. Scott Fitzgerald and his contemporaries.
by Goldhurst, William.
Cleveland; New York: World Publishing Co., [c1963].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 63-8978.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
F.M. Dostoevsky: dualism and synthesis of the human soul.
by Pachmuss, Temira.
Carbondale, IL : Souther Illinois University Press, [c1963].
With preface by Harry T. Moore.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 63-14290.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
A fable.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, [c1954].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 54-6651.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Fables of identity: studies in poetic mythology.
by Frye, Northrup.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, [c1963].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 63-20974.
ROOM X
BOOKCASE X
SHELF X
Face of my assassin.
by Huckins, Jan.
New York: Random House, 1959.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The face of Taiwan.
by Foley, Fred.
Tokyo, Japan : Jesuit Information Bureau, [1959].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on title page.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Falcon: poems on Soviet themes.
by Taggard, Genevieve.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
Reprint from Harper and Brother edition.
Booklet.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison on front cover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Familiar territory: observations on American life.
by Epstein, Joseph.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 79-10150.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Family portrait.
by Bowen, Catherine Drinker.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., [c1970].
1st edition.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Review for the book inserted.
Catalog Record: 75-105569.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Famous Negro music makers.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1955.
Illustrated with photographs.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on the occasion of their European trip, on flyleaf.
Catalog Record: 55-9419.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Fantasia of the unconscious.
by Lawrence, D.H.
New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1922.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
A far place.
by Fuller, Blair.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1957].
1st edition, 1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Envelope with notes inserted.
Catalog Record: 56-11102.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
A farewell to arms.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949.
With an introduction by Robert Penn Warren.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
A farewell to arms.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.
[4th printing].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
A farewell to arms.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Modern Library, [c1932].
Introduction by Ford Maddox Ford.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
A farewell to arms.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1979].
Illustrated by Bernard Fuchs.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Farewell to the South.
by Coles, Robert.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1972].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 72-638.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 5
Fathers and sons.
by Turgenev, Ivan.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1984].
Translated from Russian by Constance Garnett.
Illustrated by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Faulkner and the novelistic imagination.
by Parker, Robert Dale.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [c1985].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 84-2519.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Faulkner: a biography.
by Blotner, Joseph.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1974.
In two volumes.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by David (?) on front free endpapers of both volumes.
Package label inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Faulkner: a biography.
by Blotner, Joseph.
New York: Random House, [c1974].
In two volumes.
Hardcover.
Vol. 1: Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Vol. 2: Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 72-11370.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Faulkner: the major years: a critical study.
by Backman, Melville.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [c1966].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 66-22438.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Faulkner's olympian laugh: myth in the novels.
by Brylowski, Walter.
Detroit : Wayne State University Prss, 1968.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 68-11137.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Faulkner's people: a complete guide and index to characters in the fiction of William Faulkner.
by Kirk, Robert W. and Martin Klotz.
Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1963.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 63-19476.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Faulkner's search for a South.
by Taylor, Walter.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [c1983].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
Catalog Record: 81-16127.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Faulkner's women: myth and the muse.
by Williams, David.
Montreal and London: McGill-Quince University press, 1977.
Hardcover.
Note from A. Erskine to G. Summer inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Favor the runner.
by Kennedy, J. Richard.
Cleveland; New York: World Publishing Co., [c1965].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Advertisement for the book and unused publisher's SASE inserted.
Catalog Record: 63-8975.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Feeling and form: a theory of art developed from philosophy in a new key.
by Langer, Susan K.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.
[First edition, first printing].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The field of vision.
by Morris, Wright.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1956].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-8525.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Fields of wonder.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
The fifties: from notebooks and diaries of the period.
by Wilson, Edmund.
New York: Farrar, Giroux, and Strauss, [c1986].
Edited and with an introduction by Leon Edel.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Bookmark with notes and book review about Wilson inserted.
Catalog Record: 86-9797.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The film sense.
by Eisenstein, Sergei M.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1942].
Translated and edited by Jay Leydan.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Parts of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Film technique: five essays and two addresses.
by Pudovkin, V.I.
London: George Newnes, [1935].
Translated and annotated by Ivor Montagu.
Enlarged edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Fine clothes to the Jew.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on front free endpaper, dated 1937.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
Finnegans Wake.
by Joyce, James.
New York: Viking Press, 1945.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Obituary of Frank Budgen, Joyce scholar inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Fire-bell in the night: the crisis in civil rights.
by Handlin, Oscar.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co, [1964].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Stamped May 18, 1964.
Business card inserted.
Catalog Record: 64-17728.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The fireside book of dog stories.
by Goodman, Jack.
New York: Simon and Schuster, [c1943].
(Armed Services Editions).
Paperback.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Firespitter.
by Cortez, Jayne.
New York: Bola Press, [c1982].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on flyleaf.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The firmament of time.
by Eisley, Loren.
New York: Atheneum, 1960.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 60-11032.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
The first book of jazz.
by Hughes, Langston.
Ontario, Canada : Ambassador Books, Ltd, [c1955].
Pictures by Cliff Roberts.
Music selected by David Martin.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author.
Half-destroyed dustjacket inserted.
Catalog Record: 54-9820.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
A first draft version of Finnegan's Wake.
by Joyce, James.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [c1963].
Edited and annotated by David Hayman.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-14501.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
First family.
by Davis, Christopher.
New York: Coward-McCann, [c1961].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 61-5416.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The first liberty: a history of the right to vote in America, 1619-1815.
by Chute, Marchette.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1969.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Advance copy.
Inscribed to Fanny and Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 69-13349.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
First-year French: a conversational grammar and reader.
by Meras, Edmond A. and Mario A. Pei.
New York: Dryden Press, [1952].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Five stages of Greek religion.
by Murray, Gilbert.
Boston: Beacon Press, [n.d.].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The flight of Phoenix phugit.
by Felsher, William.
[Evansville, IN] : [Kreiger-Ragsdale], [c1974].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on title page.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
Flight to Canada.
by Reed, Ishmael.
New York: Random House, [c1976].
Uncorrected proof.
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The floating opera.
by Barth, John.
New York: Appleton, Century, Crofts, [c1956].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-10340.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Flood: a romance of our time.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1964].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 64-10357.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Flying home and other stories.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1996.
Edited with an introduction by John F. Callahan.
Advance uncorrected proof.
Inscribed, "For Fanny: A preview of the book to have before your birthday. Love and Thanks, John. 10/11/'96" by the editor on half-title page.
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The folklore of capitalism.
by Arnold, Thurman W.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [1938].
7th printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Stamp of Bernard Fonoroff.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The fool: his social and literary history.
by Welsford, Enid.
London: Faber and Faber, [1968].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Fools of time: studies in Shakespearean tragedy.
by Frye, Northrup.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [c1967].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
For love of Imabelle.
by Himes, Chester.
Greenwich, CT : Fawcett, [c1957].
1st printing.
(Gold Medal Books).
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
For the union dead.
by Lowell, Robert.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, [1964].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 64-21495.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
For whom the bell tolls.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.
[First printing, first edition?].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Part of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
For whom the bell tolls.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Marks within.
Second copy.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
The forest of symbols: aspects of Ndembu ritual.
by Turner, Victor.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [1977].
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 67-12308.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
A forest of tigers.
by Shaplen, Robert.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to Fanny and Ralph Ellison from the author.
Catalog Record: 55-9269.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Forewords and afterwords.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1973].
Selected by Edward Mendelson.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 72-10230.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
The forgotten language: an introduction to the understanding of dreams, fairy tales, and myths.
by Fromm, Erich.
New York: Rinehart and Co., [c1951].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Form and table in American fiction.
by Hoffman, Daniel G.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 61-8371.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Forms of extremity in the modern novel.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
Richmond : John Knox Press, [c1965].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison from the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 65-21317.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Forms of modern fiction: essays collected in honor of Joseph Warren Beach.
by O'Connor, William Van.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [c1948].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The fortunes of Falstaff.
by Wilson, John Dover.
New York: Macmillan, 1944.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Review copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Four comedies.
by Moliere, Jean Baptiste Poquelin de.
New York: Harper, Brace, Jonanovich, [c1982].
Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Fanny and Ralph Ellison from the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 82-47657.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Four famous Greek plays.
by Landis, Paul.
New York: Modern Library, [c1929].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Four ways of modern poetry.
by Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
Richmond : John Knox, [c1965].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 65-213178.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Francis Bacon and the modern dilemma.
by Eisley, Loren.
Lincoln, Nebraska : University of Nebraska Press, 1962.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 61-13880.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
A Franz Kafka miscellany: pre-fascist exile.
by Kafka, Franz.
New York: Twice A Year Press, [c1940].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Freedom and the tragic life: a study in Dostoevsky.
by Ivanov, Vyacheslav.
New York: Noonday Press, [1952].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Freedom bound.
by Buckmaster, Henrietta.
New York: Macmillan, [c1965].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 65-11835.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
Freedom road.
by Fast, Howard.
New York: Duel, Sloan, and Pearce, [c1944].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison "Ralph and Fanny" on inside front free endpaper.
Review of the book and clipping about segregated housing development inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Freedom summer.
by Belfrage, Sally.
New York: Viking Press, [1965].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 65-19272.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
French poets and novelists.
by James, Henry.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, [1964].
With an introduction by Leon Edel.
1st edition.
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 64-13192.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
The French quarter: an informal history of the New Orleans underworld.
by Asbury, Herbert.
New York: Pocket Books Inc., [c1936].
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Freud and the 20th century.
by Nelson, Benjamin.
New York: Meridian Books, [1959].
3rd printing.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on title page.
Catalog Record: 57-6682.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Friedrich Engels: a biography.
by Mayer, Gustav.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936.
With an introduction by G.D.H. Cole.
1st American edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
From a writer's notebook.
by Brooks, Van Wyck.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1958.
2nd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on the pastedown.
Catalog Record: 58-066.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
From behind the veil: a study of African-American narrative.
by Stepto, Robert B.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1991].
Second edition.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by author on title page.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
Catalog Record: 91-74.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
From behind the veil: a study of African-American narrative.
by Stepto, Robert B.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, [c1979].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 79-11283.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
From folklore to fiction: a study of folk heros and rituals in the black American novel.
by Thomas, H. Nigel.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Catalog Record: 88-15491.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
From honey to ashes: introduction to a science of mythology.
by Levi-Strauss, Claude.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1973].
Vol. 2.
Translated from the French by John and Doreen Weightman.
1st American edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 72-85209.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
From Memphis and Peking.
by Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
New York: Random House, [c1977].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 73-20085.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
From slavery to freedom: a history of Negro Americans.
by Franklin, John Hope.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [c1967].
3rd edition revised and enlarged.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signature on front free end paper.
Envelope inserted.
Catalog Record: 67-13102.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Further studies in a dying culture.
by Caudwell, Christopher.
London: Bodley Head, [1949].
Edited and with a preface by Edgell Rickword.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The future of American politics.
by Lubell, Samuel.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1956.
Second edition revised.
Paperback, rebound.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The future of the novel: essays on the art of fiction.
by James, Henry.
New York: Vintage Books, 1956.
Edited with an introduction by Leon Edel.
1st edition.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
Hardcover / rebound.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Garcia Lorca.
by Honig, Edwin.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions Books, [c1944].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
(The Makers of Modern Literature).
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
A general introduction to psychoanalysis.
by Freud, Sigmund.
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., [1943].
Authorized English translation of the revised edition by Johann Riviere.
With preface by Ernest Jones and J. Stanley Hall.
Hardcover.
"Mary Lorraine Wendt" written on back pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
A generous man.
by Price, Reynolds.
New York: Atheneum, 1966.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on flyleaf.
Catalog Record: 66-16357.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
The genesis of Plato's thought.
by Winspear, Alvan Dewes.
New York: Dryden Press, [c1940].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Genius and character.
by Ludwig, Emil.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [1927].
Translated by Kenneth Burke.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The genius of public worship.
by Heinsath, Charles H.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944.
[1st printing].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Gertrude Stein in pieces.
by Bridgman, Richard.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Photo inserted.
Catalog Record: 71-123609.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The Ginger Man.
by Donleavy, J.P.
New York: McDowell, Olensky, [c1958].
With an introduction by Arland Ussher.
2nd printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 58-8700.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
A glass rose.
by Bankowsky, Richard.
New York: Random House, [c1958].
1st printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 58-5259.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
The glory of the nightingales.
by Robinson, Edwin Arlington.
New York: MacMillan Co., 1930.
Hardcover.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by W.B.W. (Walter Bowie Williams?).
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
Glory road: the bloody route from Fredericksburg to Gettysburg.
by Catton, Bruce.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1952.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 52-5538.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
Go down, Moses and other stories.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, [c1942].
1st printing.
Hardcover / double dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Stamped "library copy" on the foot.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Go down, Moses, and other stories.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, [c1942].
1st printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with notes about the book.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Go tell it on the mountain.
by Baldwin, James.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 52-12199.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Go tell it on the mountain.
by Baldwin, James.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.
1st edition.
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 52-12199.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
God bless the child.
by Hunter, Kristin.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1964].
Review copy.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 64-20054.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Gods and heroes: myths and epics of Ancient Greece.
by Schwab, Gustave.
New York: Pantheon Books, [1947].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Stamped Robert Bushnell on front pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Gogol.
by Lavrin, Janko.
London: George Routledge and Sons, [1925?].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Going to the Territory.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Random House, [1987].
1st Vintage Books edition.
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 86-46191.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
Going to the Territory.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Random House, [c1986].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Display.
Catalog Record: 85-28117.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The golden bough: a study in magic and religions.
by Frazer, James George.
New York: Macmillan, 1947.
Abridged edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
The golden day: a study in American experience and culture.
by Mumford, Lewis.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929.
Marked sixth printing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Gomillion versus Lightfoot: the Tuskegee Gerrymander Case.
by Taper, Bernard.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [c1962].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 61-18135.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The good earth.
by Buck, Pearl S.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1980].
Illustrated by Barron Storey.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Good intentions.
by Nash, Ogden.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1942].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Good times poems.
by Clifton, Lucille.
New York: Random House, [c1969].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 76-85596.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Goodbye to Uncle Tom.
by Furnas, J.C.
New York: William Sloane, 1956.
2nd printing.
Hardcover.
Catalog Record: 56-5857.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Graded lessons in English: an elementary English grammar.
by Reed, Alonzo and Brainard Kellogg.
New York: Clark and Maynard, 1877.
Consisting of one hundred practical lessons, carefully graded and adapted to the classroom.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
A grammar of motives.
by Burke, Kenneth.
New York: Prentice-Hall, 1945.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes on same page.
Bookshop label on back pastedown.
Marks on list of titles.
Few marks within.
Spine of cloth binding and parts of dustjacket inserted.
Reprint of "The Five Master Terms" by Burke from The 20th Century English, Published by Philosophic Library.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
A grammar of motives.
by Burke, Kenneth.
New York: Prentice-Hall, 1945.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Bookshop label and price mark.
Few notes within - probably not Ralph Ellison's.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
The grand parade.
by Mayfield, Julian.
New York: Vanguard Press, Inc., [c1961].
Softbound, dustjacket.
Advance copy?
Catalog Record: 61-5233.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
Grant moves South.
by Catton, Bruce.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1960].
With maps by Samuel H. Bryant.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Price mark on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 60-5860.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
The Great Gatsby.
by Fitzgerald, Francis Scott.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front pastedown.
Notes within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
The Great Gatsby.
by Fitzgerald, Francis Scott.
New York: Collector's Reprints, reprint of Charles Scribner's Sons edition, 1925, [c1953, renewed].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Slip case.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The great hockey thaw, or, the Russians are here!
by Ludwig, Jack.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974.
Illustrations by Aislin.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Signed by the author on title page.
Catalog Record: 73-79690.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The great offensive: the strategy of coalition warfare.
by Werner, Max.
New York: Viking Press, 1943.
Translated by Heinz and Ruth Norden.
Book club edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The great speckled bird and other stories.
by Lowrey, P.H.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1964.
Illustrations by Paula Girard.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 64-22332.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Great Tom: notes towards the definition of T.S. Eliot.
by Matthews, T.S.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1974].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 73-14068.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
The Greek Myths.
by Graves, Robert.
Baltimore : Penguin Books, [c1955].
In two volumes.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Greek tragedy: a literary study.
by Kitto, H.D.F.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1954.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Green hills of Africa.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935.
Decoration by Edward Chenton.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The green tree of democracy.
by Chute, Marchette.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., [c1971].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 79-133116.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Gulliver's travels.
by Swift, Jonathan.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1979].
With the illustrations of Thomas Morten.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Half a truth is better than none: some unsystematic conjectures about art, disorder, and the American experience.
by Kouwenhoven, Joan A.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [c1982].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 81-24051.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
A half-century of conflict.
by Parkman, Francis.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1910.
France and England in North America, part six.
In two volumes.
Hardcover.
Label "from the private library of Philip Dorn" on front pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The Hamlet.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, 1940.
2nd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Note: "Bought at a lending library located on west side of Broadway and 148th st. sometime during the early 1980's" on the front free endpaper.
With lending library label on the same page.
Part of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Hangsman.
by Jackson, Shirley.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Young, [c1951].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Harlem gallery: book I, the curator.
by Tolson, Melvin B.
New York: Twayne Publishers, [1965].
With an introduction by Karl Shapiro.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 64-25063.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Harlem Renaissance.
by Huggins, Nathan Irving.
New York: Oxford University Press, [c1971].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 70-1590646.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Have you been to the river?
by Wellsame, Chancellor.
New York: Exposition Press, [c1952].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-10988.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Hawthorne.
by James, Henry.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., [n.d.].
Paperback.
Notes within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
Hawthorne.
by James, Henry.
Ithaca, NY : Great Seal Books, a division of Cornell University Press, [1956].
Hardcover / rebound.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Page numbers marked front free endpaper and on back pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Hawthorne.
by Fields, James T.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1876.
Illustrated.
Hardcover.
(The Vest-pocket series).
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Hawthorne's short stories.
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950.
Edited and with an introduction by Newton Arvin.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Heal the hurt child: an approach through educational therapy with special reference to the extremely deprived Negro child.
by Riese, Hertha.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [c1962].
Foreword by Nathan W. Ackerman.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-19623.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Healing song for the inner ear.
by Harper, Michael S.
Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, [c1985].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by the author on title page.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on flyleaf.
Sheet with notes and errata inserted.
Catalog Record: 84-8633.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Heart-shape in the dust: poems.
by Hayden, Robert.
Detroit : Falcon Press, [c1940].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Review copy.
Publisher's letter and advertisement brochure for the book inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
The hedgehog and the fox: an essay on Tolstoy's view of history.
by Berlin, Isaiah.
New York: New American Library, [1957].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on preliminary leaf.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
Hemingway: the inward terrain.
by Hovey, Richard.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, [c1968].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 68-8507.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
Hemingway: the writer as artist.
by Baker, Carlos.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1963.
3rd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks on rear pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
Hemingway.
by Sanderson, Stewart.
Edinburgh; London: Oliver and Boyd, [1961].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on title page.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Henderson the rain king: a novel.
by Bellow, Saul.
New York: Viking Press, 1959.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-5649.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the conquest of London, 1870-1881.
by Edel, Leon.
Philadelphia; New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1962].
2nd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 53-5421.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the creative process.
by McCarthy, Harold T.
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, [c1958].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 57-12316.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the major phase.
by Matthiessen, F.O.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1944.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Parts of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the master, 1901-1916.
by Edel, Leon.
Philadelphia; New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1972].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 76-163225.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the master, 1901-1916.
by Edel, Leon.
Philadelphia; New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1972].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Second copy.
Catalog Record: 76-163225.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the middle years, 1882-1895.
by Edel, Leon.
Philadelphia; New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1962].
2nd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 53-5421.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the treacherous years, 1895-1901.
by Edel, Leon.
Philadelphia; New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1969].
2nd printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 53-5421.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James: the untried years, 1843-1870.
by Edel, Leon.
Philadelphia; New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., [c1953].
4th printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Article from New York Times and a dog card inserted.
Catalog Record: 53-5421.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James.
by Dupee, F.W.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1956.
2nd edition.
Hardcover / rebound.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-5972.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James.
by Dupee, F.W.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1956.
2nd edition.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 56-5972.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Henry James.
by Edel, Leon.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1963].
Paperback.
(University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, No.4).
Marks within.
Catalog Record: 60-62855.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
Heritage.
by West, Anthony.
New York: Random House, [c1955].
4th printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-5966.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Herman Melville: a critical study.
by Chase, Richard V.
New York: MacMillan, 1949.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Herman Melville: stories, poems, and letters.
by Melville, Herman.
New York: Dell Publishing, [c1962].
Edited and introduced by R.W.B. Lewis.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Notes on inside back cover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Herman Melville.
by Arvin, Newton.
[New York] : William Sloane, [c1950].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
(American Men of Letters Series).
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Herndon's Life of Lincoln.
by Herndon, William H.
Cleveland : Fine Editions Press, [c1949].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
The hero in Hemingway's short stories.
by De Falco, Joseph.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [c1963].
2nd printing.
(Critical Essays in Modern Literature).
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 63-11824.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
The hero with a thousand faces.
by Campbell, Joseph.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1949].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
Part of dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
The heroic temper: studies in Sophoclean tragedy.
by Knox, Bernard N.W.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1964.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 64-21684.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Hidden history: exploring our secret past.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1987].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on flyleaf.
Another inscription on dedication page.
Printed dedication to the Library of Congress.
Catalog Record: 87-45023.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
The hidden remnant.
by Sykes, Gerald.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1962].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 62-7302.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Hierarchy and exclusion: images of black people in the nineteenth century.
by Boime, Albert.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, [n.d.].
Bound manuscript.
Review copy.
Letter from publisher inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The high cost of prejudice.
by Moon, Bucklin.
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., [c1947].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
His eye is on the sparrow: an autobiography by Ethel Waters with Charles Samuels.
by Waters, Ethel.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1951.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The histories and poems.
by Shakespeare, William.
New York: Modern Library, [1943].
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
History is your own heartbeat.
by Harper, Michael S.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, [c1971].
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 74-139806.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
History of Christian philosophy in the Middle Ages.
by Gilson, Etienne.
New York: Random House, [c1955].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-7802.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
A history of the South.
by Woodward, Comer Vann.
Louisiana : Louisiana State University Press, 1951.
Vol. 9: Origins of the New South, 1877-1913.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Ellison's signature on the front free endpaper and a price mark.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The history of Tom Jones: A Foundling.
by Fielding, Henry.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1980].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Hog butcher.
by Fair, Ronald L.
New York: Harper, Brace, and World, [c1966].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Advance review copy.
Catalog Record: 66-19486.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Homage to Mistress Bradstreet: a poem.
by Berryman, John.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Cudahy, [c1956].
With Pictures by Ben Shahn.
1st printing of 1956.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-6168.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The home place.
by Morris, Wright.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1948].
[1st edition, 1st printing].
Hardcover.
Library stamp.
Second copy.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The home place.
by Morris, Wright.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1948].
[1st edition, 1st printing].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Homme invisible, pour qui chantes-tu?
by Ellison, Ralph.
Paris : Bernard Grasset, [c1969].
Translated by Magali and Robert Merle.
Preface by Robert Merle.
Paperback.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Homme invisible, pour qui chantes-tu?
by Ellison, Ralph.
Paris : Bernard Grasset, [c1969].
Translated by Magali and Robert Merle.
Preface by Robert Merle.
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Homo ludens: a study of the play-element in culture.
by Huizinga, Johan.
Boston: Beacon Press, [1960].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Hope against hope: a memoir.
by Mandelstam, Nadezhda.
New York: Atheneum, 1970.
Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward.
With an introduction by Clarence Brown.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 77-124984.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The house of mirth.
by Wharton, Edith.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1905].
With illustrations by A.B. Wenzell.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Library marks.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
How "Bigger" was born: the story of Native Son, one of the most significant novels of our time, and how it came to be written.
by Wright, Richard.
[S.l.] : Harper and Brothers, [c1940].
1st edition.
Paperback.
Marks and notes within.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
How "Bigger" was born: the story of Native Son, one of the most significant novels of our time, and how it came to be written.
by Wright, Richard.
[S.l.] : Harper and Brothers, [c1940].
1st edition.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Richard Wright on dedication page.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
"How does a poem mean?": part three of an introduction to literature.
by Ciardi, John [and others].
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [c1959].
By John Ciardi, Herbert Barros, Hubert Heffner, and Wallace Douglas.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
How to abandon ship.
by Richards, Philip and John J. Banigan.
New York: Cornell Maritime Press, 1942.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
How to become a musical critic.
by Shaw, Bernard.
New York: Hill and Wang, [c1961].
Edited with an introduction by Dan H. Laurence.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 61-8460.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
How to write a play: the principles of play construction applied to creative writing and to the understanding of human motives.
by Egri, Lajos.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942.
With an introduction by Gilbert Miller.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
How to write.
by Stein, Gertrude.
Barton : Something Else Press, 1973.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 72-92009.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
Human being: a story.
by Morley, Christopher.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Dolan, and Co., 1934.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by Walt (Walter Williams?).
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The human image in dramatic literature.
by Fergusson, Francis.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, [c1957].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 57-12464.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
The human mind.
by Menninger, Karl A.
New York: Literary Guild of America, 1930.
Hardcover.
Signature of Fanny Mac McConnell on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Human nature: a first book in psychology.
by Schoen, Max.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [n.d.].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title and back free endpaper.
Notes and marks within.
Advertisement for lecture inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The human use of human beings: cybernetics and society.
by Wiener, Norbert.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., [1954].
Paperback.
Signature of Ellison on half-title.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
I am the American Negro.
by Davis, Frank Marshall.
Chicago, IL : Black Cat Press, 1937.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
"I do so politely": a voice from the South.
by Canzoneri, Robert.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 65-15160.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
I'm a stranger here myself.
by Nash, Ogden.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1938].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Iago: some approaches to the illusion of his motivation.
by Hyman, Stanley Edgar.
New York: Atheneum, 1970.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 73-124959.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
The idea of a theater: a study of ten plays, the art of drama in changing perspective.
by Fergusson, Francis.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1949.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The ideal reader: selected essays.
by Riviére, Jacques.
New York: Meridian Books, [1960].
Edited, translated, and introduced by Blanche A. Price.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 60-12328.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The idiot.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
Baltimore : Penguin Books, [1955].
Translated with an introduction by David Magarshak.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with quote inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Idiots first.
by Malamud, Bernard.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Co., [1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 63-19562.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
The idols and the prey.
by Goodwin, John.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1953].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 53-5369.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
If he hollers let him go: a novel.
by Himes, Chester.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Dolan, and Co., 1945.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
If he hollers let him go.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Signet, [1949].
Paperback.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
If he hollers let him go.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Signet, [1949].
Paperback.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
If we must die.
by Edwards, Junius.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1963.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 63-12971.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 5
The Iliad.
by Homer.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1962].
Translated by Richmond Lattimore.
Drawings by Leonard Baskin.
1st impression.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Illuminations.
by Benjamin, Walter.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, [c1968].
Edited and with an introduction by Hannah Arendt.
Translated by Harry Zohn.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Mark of the Schweitzer Chair Library.
Catalog Record: 68-24382.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Illusion and reality: a study of the sources of poetry.
by Caudwell, Christopher.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1937.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks and notes within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The illusionless man: fantasies and meditations.
by Wheelis, Allen.
New York: W.W. Norton, [c1966].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison from the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 66-18081.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The illusions of a nation: myth and history in the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
by Callahan, John F.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [c1972].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Strand Bookstore bookmark inserted.
Catalog Record: 77-174779.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Image and idea: twenty essays on literary themes.
by Rahv, Philip.
Norfolk, CT : New Directions Paperbook, [1957].
Revised and enlarged edition.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on preliminary leaf.
Catalog Record: 57-8604.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The image: a guide to pseudo-events in America.
by Boorstin, Daniel J.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1961].
1st Harper edition.
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Catalog Record: 62-7936.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The image: knowledge in life and society.
by Boulding, Kenneth E.
Ann Arbor, MI : University of Michigan Press, [1961].
1st edition.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Images of Kin: new and selected poems.
by Harper, Michael S.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, [c1977].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by the author on title page.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by author on half-title page.
Catalog Record: 77-24932.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Images of truth: remembrances and criticism.
by Wescott, Glenway.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1962].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 62-15723.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Imaginary interviews.
by Gide, Andre.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944.
Translated from the French by Malcolm Cowley.
1st American edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The imperial theme: further interpretations of Shakespeare's tragedies, including the Roman plays.
by Knight, G. Wilson.
New York: Barnes and Noble, [1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Impressions of Lincoln and the Civil War: a foreigner's account.
by Chambrun, Marquis Adolphe de.
New York: Random House, [c1952].
Translated from the French by General Aldebert de Chambrun.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-9815.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
In dubious battle.
by Steinbeck, John.
New York: Modern Library, [1939].
1st Modern Library edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
In our time.
by Hemingway, Ernest.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1925.
4th printing, December 1929.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Label of bookstore, dustjacket inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
In red and black: Marxian Explorations in Southern and Afro-American History.
by Genovese, Eugene D.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1971].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 73-135366.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
In search of heresy: American literature in an age of conformity.
by Aldridge, John W.
New York: McGraw-Hill, [c1956].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-8166.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
In search of theater.
by Bentley, Eric Russell.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 52-6409.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
In the African-American grain: call-and-response in 20th-century black fiction.
by Callahan, John F.
Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, 1990.
2nd edition.
Paperback.
Inscribed by author to Fanny and Ralph Ellison.
Catalog Record: 89-39858.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 5
In the American jungle, 1924-1936.
by Frank, Waldo.
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, [c1937].
Photographic decorations by William H. Field.
Marks and notes within.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
In the cage and other tales.
by James, Henry.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1958.
Edited and with an introduction by Morton Dauwen Zabel.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
In the castle of my skin.
by Lamming, George.
New York: McGraw-Hill, [c1953].
With an introduction by Richard Wright.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Article about Lamming inserted.
Catalog Record: 53-9014.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
In the hills where her dreams live: poems for Chile, 1973-1980.
by Salkey, Andrew.
Sausolito, CA : Black Scholars Press, [c1981].
Paperback.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
In the Mecca.
by Brooks, Gwendolyn.
New York: Harper and Row Publishers, [c1968].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 68-26544.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
In the midst of life: tales of soldiers and civilians.
by Bierce, Ambrose.
New York: Modern Library, [c1927].
Introduction by George Sterling.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
In the twelfth year of the war.
by Appleman, Philip.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [c1970].
[1st edition].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 71-127711.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 5
In white America: a documentary play.
by Duberman, Martin B.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 64-19984.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Incarnations: poems, 1966-1968.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1968].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison from the author on title page.
Catalog Record: 68-28529.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The inevitable Americans.
by Greenway, John.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 64-10789.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
The inmost leaf: a selection of essays.
by Kazin, Alfred.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1955].
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 55-10810.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Insight and outlook: an inquiry into the common foundations of science, art, and social ethics.
by Koestler, Arthur.
New York: Macmillan, 1949.
1st printing.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The intellectual hero: studies in the French novel, 1880-1955.
by Brombert, Victor.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1964].
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 61-8673.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
The intelligentsia of Great Britain.
by Mirsky, Dmitri.
New York: Covici, Friede Publishers, [c1935].
Translated by Alec Brown.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Introduction to satire.
by Feinberg, Leonard.
Ames, Iowa : Iowa State University Press, [1968].
Paperback.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
Catalog Record: 67-12134.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Intruder in the dust.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, [c1948].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Invisible man (in ***).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Belgrade : Zadruga, 1954.
Paperback.
A photocopy of the title page of the book with the inscription on the photocopy: "We have only one copy of this book, which was handed to Ralph during a European lecture tour. It was a clandestine publication. Urinh a Er. F.E. 7/19/89."
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Invisible man (in Japanese).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Tokyo, Japan : Charles E. Tutte Co., [n.d.].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
Invisible man (In Japanese).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Tokyo, Japan : Hayakawa Shobo and Co., 1961.
Translated by Fukuo Hashimoto.
In two volumes.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible man (in Japanese).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Tokyo, Japan : Charles E. Tutte Co., [n.d.].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Second copy.
ROOM X
BOOKCASE X
SHELF X
Invisible man 1952 signed by Ellison with annotation "My own copy"***.
by Ellison, Ralph.
===== NOT A BOOK =====
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Invisible man: race and identity.
by McSweeney, Kerry.
Boston: Twayne; G.K. Hall, [c1988].
Hardcover.
Letter from the author to Fanny Ellison with reply on verso inclosed.
Catalog Record: 87-35838.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Vintage Books, [c1989].
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 72-10419.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible Man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Vintage Books, [c1989].
Paperback.
Second copy.
Catalog Record: 72-10419.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Random House, [c1982].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Page 114 marked on the back paste down, there is a correction mark on the page in the text.
Inscribed on the title page.
Catalog Record: 81-48609.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible Man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Random House, 1952.
Inscribed on title page, "For Fanny, my wife, who helped, encouraged, and suffered me while this book was being written. With my gratitude and with my love" by Ralph Ellison.
Hardcover.
Catalog Record: 52-5159.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania : Franklin Library, 1980.
Illustrated by Will Harmuth.
Limited edition.
Hardcover.
Signature of Ralph Ellison on the fly leaf.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible Man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Random House, 1952.
Inscription reads, "To my good friends and in-laws; George and Billie Warren—This novel, which their daughter Fanny not only believed I could write, but saw to it that I did—Sincerely Ralph March 1952."
Hardcover.
Catalog Record: 52-5159.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Invisible Man.
by Ellison, Ralph.
New York: Vintage Books, 1990.
Paperback.
Catalog Record: 72-10419.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The invisible pyramid.
by Eisley, Loren.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1970].
Woodcuts by Walter Ferro.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 71-123826.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The ironic German: a study of Thomas Mann.
by Heller, Erich.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [c1958].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
The irrelevant saint.
by Lewis, Reuben H.
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1966.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 66-28739.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
Ishmael.
by Baird, James.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1956.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 56-8064.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
It is later than you think: the need for a militant democracy.
by Lerner, Max.
New York: Viking Press, 1942.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Dustjacket inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
It's been a long time (and we've come a long way): a history of the Oklahoma black medical providers (the black healers).
by Bate, Charles James.
Muskogee, OK : Huffman Printing Co., [c1986].
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Pamphlet inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Jack Johnson is a dandy: an autobiography.
by Johnson, Jack.
New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [c1969].
Introductory essays by Dick Schaap and The Lampman.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 78-79537.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
James Baldwin: a critical study.
by Macebuh, Stanley.
New York: Third Press, [c1973].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Letter from Macebuh to Ellison inserted.
Catalog Record: 72-93679.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
The James family: including selections from the writings of Henry James, Sr., William, Henry, and Ellis James.
by Matthiessen, F.O.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
James Joyce: his way of interpreting the modern world.
by Tindall, W.Y.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
James Joyce.
by Ellmann, Richard.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1959.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-10460.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 4
James Joyce's hundredth birthday: side and front views.
by Ellmann, Richard.
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1982.
A lecture delivered at the Library of Congress on March 10, 1982 by Richard Ellmann.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Catalog Record: 82-600271.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
James Joyce's Ulysses: a study.
by Gilbert, Stuart.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 51-11996.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The Jameses: a family narrative.
by Lewis, R.W.B.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, [c1991].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by "Dick."
New York Times book review inserted.
Catalog Record: 91-10501.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Jane Eyre.
by Brontë, Charlotte.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1981].
Illustrated by Skip Liepke.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Jazz.
by Morrison, Toni.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1992.
Hardcover.
Signed by Morrison.
Presentation card from Henry Louis Gates inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
Jesuits in North America in the seventeenth century.
by Parkman, Francis.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1910.
France and England in North America, part two.
Hardcover.
Label "from the private library of Philip Dorn" on front pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
Jesus and fat Tuesday and other short stories.
by McElroy, Colleen J.
Berkeley, CA : Creative Arts Book Co., 1987.
Paperback.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 87-70508.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 5
Jim Crow's last stand.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Negro Publication Society of America, [c1943].
(Race and culture series, No.2).
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
John Brown: the sword and the word.
by Stavis, Barrie.
South Brunswick; New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., [c1970].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by on the title page.
Stavis' resume inserted.
Catalog Record: 76-81676.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
John Brown's journey: notes and ruminations on his America and mine.
by Fried, Albert.
Garden City, NY: Anchor Press; Doubleday, 1978.
Uncorrected proof.
Review copy.
Softbound.
Letter from publisher inserted.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
John Henry.
by Bradford, Roark.
New York: Literary Guild, 1931.
Woodcuts by J.J. Lankes.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Part of dustjacket with name of author and title glued to spine.
Unidentified signature on front pastedown.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Jonah's Gourd vine.
by Hurston, Zora Neale.
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippencott Co., 1934.
With an introduction by Fanny Hurst.
Hardcover.
Inscribed by Hurston to Samuel Stratton.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Jordan county: an landscape in narrative.
by Foote, Shelby.
New York: Dial Press, 1954.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-7122.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The journals and miscellaneous notebooks.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University, [1965].
[In five volumes].
Vol. 5: 1835-1838.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 60-11554.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The journals and miscellaneous notebooks.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University, [1963].
[In five volumes].
Vol. 3: 1826-1832.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 60-11554.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The journals and miscellaneous notebooks.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University, [1964].
[In five volumes].
Vol. 4: 1832-1834.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 60-11554.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The journals and miscellaneous notebooks.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1960.
[In five volumes].
Vol. 1: 1819-1822.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 60-11554.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 2
The journals and miscellaneous notebooks.
by Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University, [1961].
[In five volumes].
Vol. 2: 1822-1826.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 60-11554.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
The journals of André Gide.
by Gide, Andre.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1951].
Translated from French with an introduction and notes by Justin O'Brian.
In four volumes.
Vol. 4: 1939-1949.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
The journals of André Gide.
by Gide, Andre.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1949].
Translated from French with an introduction and notes by Justin O'Brian.
In four volumes.
Vol. 3: 1928-1939.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
The journals of André Gide.
by Gide, Andre.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.
Translated from French with an introduction and notes by Justin O'Brian.
In four volumes.
Vol. 1: 1889-1913.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
The journals of André Gide.
by Gide, Andre.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1948].
Translated from French with an introduction and notes by Justin O'Brian.
In four volumes.
Vol. 2: 1914-1927.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
Joyce-again's wake: an analysis of Finnegan's wake.
by Benstock, Bernard.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, [c1965].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 65-23908.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
Jubilee.
by Walker, Margaret.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1966.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 66-11218.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
Julius Caesar.
by Shakespeare, William.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [1958].
Edited by T.S. Dorsch.
Arden Edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: A56-1128.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Junior high school English. Book two.
by Crumpton, Claudia E.
New York: American Book Company, 1928.
Signed inside front cover by Ralph Ellison and Herbert Maurice Ellison.
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The Kachina and the White man: a study of the influences of white culture on the Hopi Kachina cult.
by Dockstader, Frederick J.
Bloomfield Hills, MI : Cranbrook Institute of Science, [1954].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-6199.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
Kenneth Burke and the drama of human relations.
by Rueckert, William H.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [c1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Marks and notes within.
Catalog Record: 63-17578.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The kidnaped and the ransomed.
by Pickard, Kate E.R.
[New York] : Negro Publication Society of America, 1941.
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Killers of the dream.
by Smith, Lillian Eugenia.
New York: W.W. Norton, [c1949].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marked inside.
Lecture pamphlet inserted.
Catalog Record: 49-6772.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The king and the corpse: tales of the soul's conquest of evil.
by Zimmer, Heinrich.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1948].
Edited by Joseph Campbell.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
King Lear.
by Shakespeare, William.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [1959].
Edited by Kenneth Muir.
Based on the edition of W.G. Kraig.
Arden Edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: A53-5312.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
King Richard II.
by Shakespeare, William.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [1956].
Edited by Peter Ure.
Arden Edition.
4th edition, revised and reset.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: A56-6643.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
Knight's gambit.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Random House, [c1949].
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Kwaidan: stories and studies of strange things.
by Hearn, Lafcardio.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1906.
Hardcover.
Unidentified signature on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 1
Lafcadio Hearn.
by Stevenson, Elizabeth.
New York: Macmillan Co., 1961.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 61-10337.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
The landlord.
by Hunter, Kristin.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1966].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 66-15075.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 5
The landscape of nightmare: studies in the contemporary American novel.
by Baumbach, J.
New York: New York University Press, 1965.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Aticle about Invisible Man inserted.
Catalog Record: 65-11761.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Langston Hughes: a biography.
by Meltzer, Milton.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., [c1968].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 68-21952.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Language and myth.
by Cassirer, Ernst.
New York: Harper and Bros., [c1946].
Translated by Susan K. Langer.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 2
Language as gesture: essays in poetry.
by Blackmur, R.P.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., 1952.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on flyleaf.
Catalog Record: 52-6451.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Language as symbolic action: essays on life, literature, and method.
by Burke, Kenneth.
Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1966.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Notes within, on front and back endpapers.
Obituary of Kenneth Burke, program of lectures, flyer for poetry reading inserted.
Catalog Record: 66-27655.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
Laocoön. Nathan the wise. Minna Von Barmhelm.
by Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim.
London: J.M. Dent and Sons, [1930].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757.
by Cooper, James Fenimore.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1982].
Hardcover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
The last place on earth.
by Hayes, Harold T.P.
New York: Stein and Day, [1977].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 76-15562.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 3
A lathatatlan (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Budapest : Konyvkiado, 1970.
Translated by Bartos Tibor.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Second copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 4
A lathatatlan (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Budapest : Europa Konyvkiado, 1970.
Translated by Bartos Tibor.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Third copy.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 2
A lathatatlan (Invisible man).
by Ellison, Ralph.
Budapest : Europa Konyvkiado, 1970.
Translated by Bartos Tibor.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 4
Laughing to keep from crying.
by Hughes, Langston.
New York: Henry Holt and Co., [c1952].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph and Fanny Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
Laughter: an essay on the meaning of the comic.
by Bergson, Henri.
New York: Macmillan Co., 1928.
Authorized translation by Cloudesley Brereton and Fred Rothwell.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Bookplate of Albert Levert on front pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
A laurel reader.
by Twain, Mark.
New York: Dell, [1958].
Edited by Edmund Fuller.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on preliminary page.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Lawd today.
by Wright, Richard.
New York: Walker and Co., [c1963].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 63-11769.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Leadership, love and aggression.
by Davis, Allison.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, [c1983].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 82-21342.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
The league of frightened philistines and other papers.
by Farrell, James T.
New York: Vanguard Press, [c1945].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
The learning tree.
by Parks, Gordon.
New York: Harper and Row, [c1963].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 63-16528.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The leatherstocking saga.
by Cooper, James Fenimore.
New York: Pantheon Books, [c1954].
Edited by Ellen Nevins.
Illustrated by Reginald Marsh.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 54-9502.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
The legacy of the Civil war: meditations on the centennial.
by Warren, Robert Penn.
New York: Random House, [c1961].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Shorthand notes on sheet of paper inserted.
Catalog Record: 61-7261.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
The legend of John Brown: a biography and a history.
by Boyer, Richard O.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Complimentary copy.
Catalog Record: 69-10672.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The Leica way: the Leica photographer's companion.
by Matheson, Andrew.
New York: Focal Press, [1955].
3rd edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket enclosed.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 3
Les U.S.A. à la Recherche de Leur Identité: Rencontres avec 40 ecrivains americans.
by Dommergues, Pierre.
Paris : Editions Bernard Grasset, [1987, c1967].
Paperback.
Second copy.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on half-title.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE II
SHELF 1
Les U.S.A. à la Recherche de Leur Identite.
by Dommergues, Pierre.
Paris : Bernard Grasset, [1987, c1967].
Paperback.
Review copy.
Inscribed to Ellison by the author.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 5
Let me breathe thunder.
by Attaway, William.
New York: Doubleday, Doran, and Co., Inc., 1939.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
Let me live.
by Herndon, Angelo.
New York: Random House, [c1937].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 1
Let us now praise famous men: three tenant families.
by Agee, James and Walker Evans.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1941.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 3
Letters from Iceland.
by Auden, W.H.
New York: Random House, [c1937].
By W.H. Auden and Louis MacNeice.
Hardcover/dustjacket missing.
Paper label on spine.
Part of dustjacket and bookmark inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
The letters of D.H. Lawrence.
by Lawrence, D.H.
Liepzig : Albatross, [c1939].
Vol. 2: 1916-1923.
Edited and with an introduction by Aldous Huxley.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
Inscribed "France, March 1945."
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The letters of Ezra Pound, 1907-1941.
by Pound, Ezra.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1950].
Edited by D.D. Paige.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Book advertisement inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Letters of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky to his family and friends.
by Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
New York: Macmillan, [n.d.].
Translated by Ethel Colburn Mayne.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Bookstore labels and price marks.
Marks within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Letters of Nickolai Gogol.
by Gogol, Nickolai.
Ann Arbor, MI : University of Michigan Press, [c1967].
Selected and edited by Carl R. Proffer.
Translated by Carl R. Proffer in collaboration with Vera Krivoshein.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 67-25343.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 3
Letters to Anais Nin.
by Miller, Henry.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [c1965].
Edited and with an introduction by Gunther Stuhlmann.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 65-10859.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
Letters.
by Joyce, James.
New York: Viking Press, 1957.
Edited by Stuart Gilbert.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Catalog Record: 57-5129.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 4
The letters.
by James, Henry.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920.
Selected and edited by Percy Lubbock.
In two volumes.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front free endpapers of both volumes.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
The liberal imagination: essays on literature and society.
by Trilling, Lionel.
New York: Viking Press, 1950.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 1
Libretto for the republic of Liberia.
by Tolson, Melvin B.
New York: Twayne Publishers, [c1953].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 3
Lie down in darkness.
by Styron, William.
Indianapolis; New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., [c1951].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Styron on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Life against death: the psychoanalytic meaning of history.
by Brown, Norman O.
New York: Random House, [c1959].
1st printing.
Paperback.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on half-title.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 1
Life and letters of Henry Lee Higginson.
by Perry, Bliss.
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, [c1921].
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 3
Life and times of Frederick Douglas, written by himself.
by Douglas, Frederick.
New York: Pathway Press, [c1941].
Hardcover.
Notes and marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 2
A Life of Francis Parkman.
by Farnham, Charles Haight.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1910.
Hardcover.
Label "from the private library of Philip Dorn" on front pastedown.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The life of the drama.
by Bentley, Eric Russell.
New York: Atheneum, 1964.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 64-14930.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 1
Life on the Mississippi.
by Twain, Mark.
New York: Harper and Bros., [c1950].
With introduction by Dixon Wecter.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 2
The life-giving myth and other essays.
by Hocart, A.M.
New York: Grove Press, [n.d.].
Edited, with an introduction, by Lord Raglan.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks within.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE VIII
SHELF 3
Light in August.
by Faulkner, William.
New York: Modern Library, [1950].
Introduction by Richard H. Rovere.
1st Modern Library edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
Limbo.
by Wolfe, Bernard.
New York: Random House, [c1952].
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author.
Bookmark and advertisement for the book inserted.
Catalog Record: 52-5165.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 1
The lion and the fox: the role of the hero in the plays of Shakespeare.
by Lewis, Wyndham.
London: Grant Richards, 1927.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 2
The Lion and the Honeycomb: essays in solitude and critique.
by Blackmur, R.P.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., [c1955].
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket, plastic cover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 55-5638.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE I
SHELF 1
Listen to the blues.
by Cook, Bruce.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [c1973].
Paperback.
Review copy.
Catalog Record: 72-11126.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Literary essays.
by Sartre, John-Paul.
New York: Philosophical Library, [1957].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Scrap paper with notes inserted.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE IV
SHELF 4
The literary fallacy.
by DeVoto, Bernard.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1944.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Literary opinion in America.
by Zabel, Morton Dauwen.
New York: Harper and Brothers, [c1951].
Revised edition.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
Literary reminiscences and autobiographical fragments.
by Turgenev, Ivan.
New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Cudahy, [c1958].
Translated with an introduction by David Magarshack; an essay on Turgenev by Edmund Wilson.
1st printing.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 58-7839.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 2
The literary situation.
by Cowley, Malcolm.
New York: Viking Press, 1954.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Inscribed to Ralph Ellison by the author on the front free endpaper.
References to several pages on back pastedown.
Catalog Record: 54-7984.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VI
SHELF 4
Literature and dialectical materialism.
by Strachey, John.
New York: Covici, Friede Publishers, [c1934].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 2
The literature of the United States.
by Cunliffe, Marcus.
London: Penguin Books, [1954].
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Marks and notes within.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 5
The little disturbances of man.
by Paley, Grace.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1959.
1st edition.
Hardcover/dustjacket.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
Catalog Record: 59-7915.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE VII
SHELF 4
The little sister.
by Chandler, Raymond.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1949.
Hardcover.
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 4
Little women.
by Alcott, Louisa May.
Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, [c1982].
Hardcover.
ROOM B
BOOKCASE V
SHELF 5
The living thoughts of Pascal.
by Mauriac, Francois.
New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1940.
Presented by Francois Mauriac.
1st edition.
Hardcover.
(Living Thoughts Library).
Signed by Ralph Ellison on the front free endpaper.
ROOM A
BOOKCASE III
SHELF 3
Lonely crusade.
by Himes, Chester.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.