The Science & Philosophy of Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts
 
Personal Books

The following list of personal books represent a best estimate of what comprised the library collection of Edward Flanders Ricketts. The list was compiled based on the following sources 1) Titles that are referenced amongst the personal letters presented in the book, Renaissance Man of Cannery Row: The Life and Letters of Edward F. Ricketts / Katharine A. Rodger (Editor) (*).  2) Titles referenced within the publication Steinbeck's Reading by Robert J. DeMott which originated from a fifteen page "Personal Inventory of Books," Ed Ricketts began keeping after the fire of November 25, 1936 (#). According to DeMott, the "Personal Inventory of Books," provides a detailed list of his library holdings, and indicates the date when replacement copies were accessioned (desiderata refers to books in the original collection which were not replaced). 3) Titles identified from a photograph of Edward F. Ricketts bookshelf (%).

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Abraham Lincoln / Baron Godfrey Rathbone Benson Charnwood. New York: Holt, 1917. Source ( * )

Adventures In Arabia : Among The Bedouins, Druses, Whirling Dervishes, & Yezidee Devil Worshipers / William Seabrook. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927. Source ( # )

Albrecht Durer / Franz Von Juraschek. Vienna-Leipzig: Krystall-Verl, 1936. Source ( #, % )

America Incorporated; Recent Economic History Of The United States / Leo Huberman. New York: Viking Press, 1940. Source ( # )

Ancient History To The Death Of Charlemagne / Willis Mason West. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1902. Source ( # )

Anthology Of World Poetry / Mark Van Doren. New York: Literary Guild Of America, 1928. Source ( *, # )

The Art Of Love And Other Poems. Translated By J. H. Mozley / Ovid. New York: Dutton, 1929. Source ( #, Desiderata )

The Arts And The Art Of Criticism / Theodore Meyer Greene. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1947. Source ( * )

Baudelaire, Prose And Poetry. Translated By Arthur Symonds / Charles Baudelaire. New York: Boni, 1926. Source ( # )

The Bhagavad-Gita. Translated By Kashinath Telang / Anonymous Member(S) Of The Ruling Brahmin Class. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1882. Source ( *, # )

The Bible Of The World / Robert  Ballou;  Frederic Spiegelberg; Horace L. Friess. New York, The Viking Press, 1939. Source ( *, %)

The Big Money / John Dos Passos. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1946. Source ( % )

Black Lamb And Grey Falcon; A Journey Through Yugoslavia / Rebecca West. New York, The Viking Press, 1941. Source ( * )

The Book Of  Modern English  Poetry, 1830-1934 / Edwin Markham. New York: W. H. Wise, 1934. Source ( # )

The Book Of Classic English  Poetry, 600-1830 / Edwin Markham. New York: W. H. Wise, 1934. Source ( # )

Botticelli / Sandro Botticelli; Lionello Venturi. Vienna, Phaidon Press; New York, Oxford University Press 1937. Source ( % )

Brahms. Translated By Catherine A. Phillips / Walter Niemann. New York: Knopf, 1929. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Bridal Pond / Zona Gale. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1930. Source ( # )

The Captain's Doll; Three Novelettes / D. H.  Lawrence. New York: T. Seltzer, 1923. Source ( # )

Catalogue Of The Ehrich Galleries Collection Of Valuable Paintings : By The Masters Of The Early English, French, Dutch, Flemish, Italian And Spanish Schools, To Be Sold At Absolute Public Sale ... March 21, 1906. / James P Silo; Ehrich Galleries. New York : The Galleries, 1906. Source (  % )

Cawdor And Other Poems / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Boni And Liveright, 1928. Source ( # )

The Colossus Of Maroussi/ Henry Miller. San Francisco, Colt Press, 1941. Source ( * )

Coming Of Age In Samoa ; A Psychological Study Of Primitive Youth For Western Civilisation / Margaret Mead. New York: Morrow, 1928. Source ( # )

The Complete Poetical Works Of John Greenleaf Whittier / John Greenleaf  Whittier & Horace Elisha Scudder. Boston, New York,  Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1894. Source ( # )

Complete Poetry And Selected Prose. / John Donne. London, The Nonesuch Press; New York, Random House, 1932. Source ( # )

The Confessions Of Saint Augustine. Translated By E. B. Pusey / Saint Aurelius Augustinius. New York: Dutton, 1907. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Contributions To Analytical Psychology. Translated By H. G. & Cary F. Baynes / Carl Jung. New York : Harcourt, Brace ; London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, Brace, 1928. Source ( *, #, Desiderata)

Conversations Of Goethe With Eckermann. Translated By John Oxenford / Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. New York: Dutton, 1930. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Creative Evolution / Henri Bergson. New York: R. Fulton, 1937. Source ( # )

Darkling Plain / Sara Bard Field. New York, Random House, 1936. Source ( *, # )

Darkness At Noon / Arthur Koestler &  Daphne Hardy. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1941. Source ( * )

Dear Judas And Other Poems / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Boni And Liveright, 1929. Source ( # )

The Decline Of The West / Oswald Spengler &  Charles Francis Atkinson. New York, A. A. Knopf, 1939. Source ( *, % )

Dichtungen [Von] Novalis [Pseud.] / Franz Novalis;  Schultz. Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1936. Source ( # )

Dix Siècles De Musique : L'anthologie Sonore / René Dumesnil. Paris, Impr. Curial-Archereau, 1943. Source ( * )

Earthly Discourse / Charles Erskine Scott Wood. New York :Vanguard Press, 1937. Source ( # )

The Emigrants. Translated By A. G. Jayne / Johan Bojer. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Source ( # )

Enchanted Vagabonds / Dana S. Lamb & June Cleveland. New York: Harper's, 1938. Source ( # )

[The Enneads Of] Plotinus / Plotinus; Stephen Mackenna; B S Page; Porphyry; Ludwig Preller; Heinrich Ritter. London P.L. Warner, Publisher To The Medici Society, 1917. Source ( * )

Essays In Zen Buddhism / Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki. London, Luzac & Company, 1927. Source ( *, # )

Expressionism, In Art. / Sheldon Cheney. New York: Liveright, 1934. Source ( #, Desiderata)

Faust. Part 1. A New American Version Based On The Translation Of C.F. Macintyre / Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. Norfolk, Conn. New Directions, 1941. Source ( * )

The Fifth Column And The First Forty-Nine Stories / Ernest  Hemingway. New York: Scribner's, 1938. Source ( # )

Finnegans Wake / James Joyce. London, Faber &  Faber, 1939. Source ( * )

Fir-Flower Tablets; Poems Translated From The Chinese / Florence Wheelock Ayscough & Amy Lowell. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1921. Source ( # )

Flight To Arras / Antoine De Saint-Exupery;  Lewis Galantière;  Bernard Lamotte. New York, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1942. Source ( * )

Flowers Of Evil. Translated By George Dillon And Edna St. Vincent  Millay / Charles Baudelaire. New York Harper, 1936. Source ( # )

Friendship Village / Zona Gale. New York: Macmillan, 1908. Source ( # )

A Garden Of Peonies : Translations Of Chinese Poems Into English Verse / Henry Hersch Hart. Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1938. Source ( @ )

Gawain And The Green Knight / Jessie Laidlay Weston. New York, New Amsterdam Book Co., 1905. Source ( * )

Gerard Manley Hopkins / G. F. Lahey. London: Oxford University  Press, 1930. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Give Your Heart To The Hawks And Other Poems / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Random House, 1933. Source ( # )

God / John Elof Boodin. New York, Woman's Press, 1930. Source ( * )

Goethe : The History Of A Man, 1749-1832.  Translated By Ethel Mayne / Emil  Ludwig. New York, Putnam, 1928. Source ( # )

Goethe's Works. 3 Vols./ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. London: Bell And Daldy, 1871. Source ( # )

The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia Of Recorded Music / George Clark Leslie (Editor). New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. Source ( * )

Growing Up In New Guinea / Margaret Mead. New York: W. Morrow & Co. 1930. Source ( # )

Growth Of The Soil / Knut Hamsun & W. J.  Alexander Worster. New York: Knopf, 1921. Source ( # )

Guide To Philosophy / C. E. M. Joad. New York: Random House, 1936. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Heath's New German And English Dictionary / Karl Breul & Elizabeth Weir. Boston, Heath, 1909. Source ( % )

Heavenly Discourse / Charles Erskine Scott  Wood. New York: Vanguard Press / The New Masses, 1927. Source ( # )

History  Of Art. Translated By Walter Pach. 5 Volumes / Elie Faure &  Walter Patch. Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing, 1937. Source ( # )

The History Of [ Lower] California. Translated By Sara Lake & A. A. Gray / Don Franciso Javier Clavigero. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1939. Source ( # )

The History Of The Russian Revolution / Leon Trotsky & Max Eastman. New York: Simon And Schuster, 1932. Source ( # )

Holism And Evolution / Jan Christiaan Smuts. New York: Macmillan, 1926. Source ( # )

Humanity Uprooted / Maurice Gerschon Hindus. New York: J. Cape &  H. Smith, 1929. Source ( #, Desiderata )

A Hundred And Seventy Chinese Poems / Arthur Waley. New York :Knopf, 1919. Source ( # )

The Hundred Names: A Short Introduction To The Study Of Chinese Poetry / Henry Hart. Berkeley: University Of California Press, 1933. Source ( # )

I Write As I Please / Walter Duranty. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1935. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Idols Behind Altars / Anita Brenner. New York: Payson & Clarke, 1929. Source ( #, Desiderata )

In Search Of Sanity / Andrew Shirra Gibb. New York, Toronto Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. , 1942. Source ( * )

The Inner World Of Man / Frances G. Wickes. New York, Farrar & Rinehart Inc. , 1938. Source ( *, # )

Jungle Ways / William Seabrook. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1931. Source ( # )

The Last Flowering Of The Middle Ages/ Baron Joseph Van Der Elst. Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1944. Source ( % )

Leaves Of Grass / Walt Whitman; Emory Holloway; Rockwell Kent. New York : Heritage Press; London : Nonesuch Press 1936. Source ( * )

The Light That Failed / Rudyard Kipling. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1912. Source ( * )

"The Little Flowers" And The "Life Of St. Frances" With The "Mirror Of Perfection"... / Thomas Okey. London & Toronto J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , 1910. Source ( * )

Magic And Mystery In Tibet / Alexandra David-Neel. New York, C. Kendall, 1932. Source ( # )

The Magic Island / William  Seabrook. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1929. Source ( # )

Mamba's Daughters / Dubose Heyward. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1929. Source ( # )

Married Life : Twenty-Four Lithographs / Honoré Daumier; Anita Loos. New York : Pantheon Books, 1944. Source (  % )

Mein Kampf / Adolf Hitler; Ralph Manheim. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943. Source ( * )

Men And Art / Thomas Craven. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1931. Source ( #, Desiderata )

The Mirror Of The Sea / Joseph Conrad. New York & London, Harper & Brothers, 1906. Source ( # )

Miss Lulu Bett / Zona Gale. New York: Appleton, 1920. Source ( # )

Modern Art; The Men, The Movements, The Meaning / Thomas Craven. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1934. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Modern Man In Search Of A Soul. Translated By W. S. Dell And Cary F. Baynes / Carl Jung. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1933. Source ( # )

Modern Painting, Its Tendency And Meaning/ Willard Huntington Wright. New York: Dodd & Mead, 1923. Source ( # )

Mornings In Mexico / D. H. Lawrence. London: Martin Secker, 1927. Source ( # )

The Mother. Translated By Elsa Krauch / Shalom Asch. New York: N Putnam, 1937. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Music : Science And An Art / John Redfield. New York, Knopf, 1941. Source ( *, % )

Music In The Middle Ages : With An Introduction On The Music Of Ancient Times / Gustave Reese. London: Dent, 1942. Source ( *, % )

My Father, Paul Gauguin. Translated By Arthur Chater / Pola Gauguin. New York: Knopf, 1937. Source ( #, Desiderata )

My Life As An Explorer / Sven Hedin Anders. Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Company, 1925. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Mysterious Universe / Sir James Hopwood Jeans. New York: Macmillan, 1930. Source ( # )

The Natural History Of Our Conduct / William Emerson Ritter &  Edna Watson Bailey. New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1927. Source ( # )

The Nature Of The Physical World / Sir  Arthur Stanley Eddington. New York: Macmillan, 1929. Source ( # )

New English Literature / Reuben Post Halleck. New York: American Book Company, 1913. Source ( * )

No Star Is Lost / James T. Farrell. New York: Vanguard, 1938. Source ( # )

The Odyssey Of Homer / William Morris Homer. London ; New York : Longmans, Green, 1901. Source ( * )

The Open Road: A Little Book For Wayfarers/ E. V. Lucas. New York: Henry-Holt, 1914. Source ( # )

The Oxford Book Of American Verse / Bliss Carman, Editor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1927. Source ( # )

Personae: Collected Poems Of Ezra Pound / Ezra Pound. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Personal History / Vincent Sheean. Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1937. Source ( # )

The Philosophy Of Nietzsche: An Exposition And An Appreciation / Georges Chatterton Hill. London : Heath, Cranton, 1914. Source ( % )

Poems / Wilfrid Scawen Blunt & Floyd Dell. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. Source ( #  )

The Poems And Prophecies Of William Blake / William Blake. New York, Dutton, 1934. Source ( # )

Poems Of Gerard Manley Hopkins / Gerard Manley Hopkins. New York: Oxford University Press, 1930. Source ( # )

The Poems Of Matthew Arnold / Matthew Arnold. New York: Dutton, 1908. Source ( # )

Poems. Introduction By  Ernest Rhys./ Algernon Charles Swinburne. New York: Modern Library. 1925. Source ( # )

Poems. Translated By Stephen Spender And J. L. Gili / Federico Garcia-Lorca. New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1939. Source ( # )

Practical Mysticism; A Little Book For Normal People / Evelyn Underhill. New York: Dutton, 1914. Source ( # )

Primer Of Modern Art. 7th Edition / Sheldon Cheney. New York: Liveright, 1933. Source ( #, Desiderata )

The Promised Land. Translated By M. R. Dziewicki. 2 Volumes / Ladislas Reymont. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1927. Source ( # )

Prose And Poetry / Charles Baudelaire. New York, A. & C. Boni, 1926. Source ( # )

Psychological Types. Translated By H. G. Baynes / C. G. Jung, Bayne, H. G. . New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1923. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Psychology Of Music / Carl Emil Seashore. New York And London, Mcgraw-Hill, 1938. Source ( *, % )

Psychology Of The Unconscious. Translated By Beatrice M. Hinkle / Carl Jung. New York: Dodd Mead & Co., 1927. Source ( # )

Puck Of Pook's Hill / Rudyard Kipling. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1906. Source ( # )

Quiet Cities / Joseph Hergesheimer. New York: Knopf, 1928. Source ( # )

A Realistic Universe : An Introduction To Metaphysics / John Elof Boodin. New York Macmillan Co., 1931. Source ( *, % )

Remembrance Of Things Past / Marcel Proust; C. K. Scott-Moncrieff; F. A. Blossom. New York, Random House, 1932. Source ( * )

Return Of The Hero / Darrell  Figgis [Pseud. Of Michael Ireland]. London & Sydney: Chapman & Dodd, 1923. Source ( # )

The Revolution Betrayed./ Leon  Trotsky. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1937. Source ( # )

The Rise Of American Civilization / Charles A. Beard & Mary Ritter Beard. New York Macmillan, 1934. Source ( # )

Rise Of The Greek Epic / Gilbert Murray. London: Oxford. University Press, 1934. Source ( # )

The Roosevelt I Knew / Frances Perkins. New York, The Viking Press, 1946. Source ( * )

Sadhana; The Realisation Of Life / Sir Rabindranath Tagore. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1916. Source ( # )

The Secret Of The Golden Flower : A Chinese Book Of Life / Dongbin Lue, Richard Wilhelm, C. G. Jung And Cary F. Baynes. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1938. Source ( *, # )

Select Works Of Plotinus / Plotinus, Thomas Taylor And G. R. S. Mead. London, New York, G. Bell And Sons, 1895. Source ( * )

Selections From The Poetical Works Of A.C. Swinburne From The Latest English Edition Of His Works.. Edited By R. H. Stoddard / Algernon Charles Swinburne. New York: Crowell, 1884. Source ( # )

Seven Pillars Of Wisdom : A Triumph / T. E. Lawrence; A. W. Lawrence; Eric Kennington; Augustus John; William Roberts; John Singer Sargent; William Nicholson; Henry Lamb; William Rothenstein; R. M. Young; Colin Gill; Frank Dobson; Gilbert Spencer; Sydney Carline. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1935. Source ( # )

The Sexual Life Of Savages In North-Western Melanesia : An Ethnographic Account Of Courtship, Marriage And Family Life Among The Natives Of The Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea / Bronislaw Malinowski. New York: Halcyon House, 1929. Source ( # )

The Signature Of All Things, With Other Writings / Jakob Boehme. New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1934. Source ( # )

The Significant  Moderns And Their Pictures / C. J.  Bulliet. New York: Halcyon House, 1936. Source ( #, Desiderata )

A Skeleton Key To Finnegans Wake / Joseph Campbell & Henry Morton Robinson. New York, Harcourt, 1944. Source ( * )

Slave Songs Of The Georgia Sea Islands / Lydia Austin Parrish; Creighton Churchill; Robert Macgimsey. New York : Creative Age Press, 1942. Source ( % )

Solstice And Other Poems / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Random House, 1935. Source ( # )

Songs Of Yesterday: A Song Anthology Of American Life / Philip D. Jordan & Lillian Kessler. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1941. Source ( % )

The Story Of Gösta Berling / Selma Lagerlöf & Pauline Bancroft Flach. Boston, Little, Brown And Co., 1898. Source ( # )

The Story Of The Gadsbys / Rudyard Kipling. New York: J. W. Lovell Company, 1890. Source ( # )

Studs Lonigan; A Trilogy Containing Young Lonigan, The Young Manhood Of Studs Lonigan, Judgment Day / James T. Farrell. New York, Vangard, 1935. Source ( # )

Tao-Te-Ching. Translated By Dwight Goddard / Lao-Tzŭ. Santa Barbara, 1935. Source ( *, # )

Ten Days That Shook The World / John Reed. New York: Modern Library, 1935. Source ( #, Desiderata)

Ten Great Religions / James Clarke. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1871. Source (*, #, Desiderata, %)

Tertium Organum; The Third Canon Of Thought, A Key To The Enigmas Of The World / P. D. Uspenskii. New York: Knopf, 1920. Source ( # )

The Testaments Of Franqois Villon. Translated By John Herron Lepper / Francois Villon. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1924. Source ( # )

This Is My Brother, A Novel / Louis Paul. New York Crown Publishers, 1943. Source ( @ )

Three Cities, A Trilogy / Sholem Asch. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. Source ( #, Desiderata )

Three Interpretations Of The Universe / John Elof Boodin. New York, Ny Macmillan, 1934. Source ( * )

Thurso's Landing And Other Poems / Robinson Jeffers. New York: Boni And Liveright, 1932. Source ( # )

To Have And Have Not / Ernest   Hemingway. New York: Scribner's, 1937. Source ( *,  #  )

Tristram / Edwin Arlington Robinson. New York: Macmillan, 1927. Source ( # )

Tu Fu: The Autobiography Of A Chinese Poet, A.D. 712-770 ... Translated By Florence Ayscough. Vol. I. / Fu Du. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [1929]-1934. Source ( # )

The Twelve Principal Upanishads - English Translation / Raja; Edward B Cowell; ŚAnkaracarya.; ĀNandagiri; Manilal Nabhubhai Dvivedi Edward Rooer; Rajendralala Mitra. Bombay, Bombay Theosophical Publication Fund, 1891. Source ( *, #, % )

Twice A Year : A Book Of Literature, The Arts, And Civil Liberties. Double Number-Five-Six, Fall-Winter, 1940. Spring-Summer, 1941. / William  Saroyan. New York, 1940. Source ( % )

Two Essays On Analytical  Psychology. Translated By H. G. And Cary F. Baynes / Carl Jung. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1928. Source ( # )

Ulysses / James Joyce. New York, Modern Library, 1934. Source ( * )

Vincent Van Gogh, A Biographical Study / Julius Meier-Graefe. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1933. Source ( % )

The Virgin And The Gypsy / D. H. Lawrence. London: Martin Seeker, 1930. Source ( # )

Visions Of The Daughters Of Albion / William Blake &  John Middleton Murry. London And Toronto, Newark, J. M. Dent And Sons, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1932. Source ( # )

The Volsung Saga. Translated By E. Magnusson & William Morris. Introduction By H. Halliday Sparling / Eiríkr  Magnússon; William Morris; Jessie Laidlay Weston; H. Halliday Sparling; Rasmus Björn Anderson; James W. Buel. London: Norroena Society, 1907. Source ( # )

Voodoo Fire In Haiti. Translated By Desmond Ivo Vesey / Richard Loederer. Garden City, New York :Double-Day, Doran, 1935. Source ( # )

Walden, And Other Writings Of Henry David Thoreau. Edited By Brooks Atkinson / Henry David Thoreau. New York: Random House, 1937. Source ( # )

Wheels And Butterflies / William Butler Yeats  &  George Antheil. London: Macmillan And Company, 1934. Source ( # )

Where Two Came To Their Father : A Navaho War Ceremonial / Jeff King; Joseph Campbell; Maud Oakes. New York, Pantheon Books, 1943. Source ( * )

Whitman; An Interpretation In Narrative / Emory Holloway. New York: Knopf, 1926. Source ( # )

Wine And Physic; A Poem And Six Essays On The Fate Of Our Language / Alexander Laing. New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. 1934. Source ( % )

Wondering Women / John Coumos. New York: Boni, 1930. Source ( # )

The Works Of Li Po.  Edited By Shigeyoshi  Obata / Li Po. New York: Dutton, 1928. Source ( # )

The Works Of Plato / Benjamin Jowett. New York : Tudor Pub., 1937. Source ( % )