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New York: Boni and Liveright, (1926). First American edition. 8vo, 313pp; cloth-backed patterned boards. Following two pseudonymous novels, the author, British diplomat Frank Ashton-Gwatkin, followed with this this quasi-biographical account of a Japanese contemporary, depicting modern Japan in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 1923.
London: G. Kearsley, 1786. Second Edition. 4to, frontispiece, 54, pp; later three-quarter mottled calf by Riviere. Second edition of the popular satire about Boswell and Mrs. Thrale, key figures among Dr. Johnson's circle of friends. With the caricature frontispiece engraving by Thomas Rowlandson. This copy derived from the stock of.....