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Faulkner. Jack Cofield. WILLIAM FAULKNER: The Cofield Collection. Introduction by Carve Collins. Edited by Lawrence Wells. Oxford: Yoknapatawpha Press, published by Howard G. Duvall, Jr., and Lawrence Wells, (1978). First Trade Edition. 4to. Brown Cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket lightly worn, price clipped. xi, 196 pages. Photo-illustrated throughout. ISBN 09164..
$60.00
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Price, Reynolds. THREE GOSPELS. New York: Scribner, (1966). First Edition, First Printing, Uncorrected Proof in pictorial wraps. Very good condition, no owner’s name or marks. 288 pages.                    ..
$12.00
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MacLeish, Archibald. PANIC: A Play in Verse. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 102 pages. Glazed black cloth stamped in orange. Very good plus, no owner’s name or marks, tiny tear to fore-edge of front free endpaper, small owner’s bookplate on rear pastedown. No dust jacket. Printed dedication to John and Katy Dos Passos.    ..
$20.00
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Bell, Madison Smartt. DOCTOR SLEEP. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1991). FIRST EDITION (stated) SIGNED.  Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket, but for slight shelfwear, remainder mark to top edge of text block, no owner’s name, price intact. 290 pages. Signed on the half-title. ISBN 0151261008.             &nbs..
$10.00
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Percy. THE CORRESPONDENCE OF SHELBY FOOTE & WALKER PERCY. Edited by Jay Tolson. New York and London: The Center for Documentary Studies in associated with W.W. Norton & Company, (1997). First Edition, First Printing (number line has “1”). 8vo. 310 pages including index. Hardcover. Fine in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. 17 reproduced photographs. ISBN0393040..
$10.00
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Porter, Katherine Anne. LETTERS OF KATHERINE ANNE PORTER. Selected and edited by Isabel Bayley. First Edition, First Printing (stated). New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1990). 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Pictorial dustjacket near fine, price intact. xliii, 642 pages including index. 16 pages of photographs on glossy paper. Dj blurb: “The list of Porter..
$15.00
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James, Henry. THE COMPLETE TALES OF HENRY JAMES. Volume 7 only (of 12). Period from 1888-1891. First American Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price clipped, slightly worn and rear panel foxed. Edited, with introduction by Leon Edel. 6 stories included here, forming part of the first complete edition of James’ short fiction.  &nb..
$12.00
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Dictionaries. THE ENGLISH DICTIONARY FROM CAWDREY TO JOHNSON 1604-1755. By De Witt T. Starnes and Gertrude E. Noyes. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1946. Probable First Edition. 8vo. Original cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly worn, few tiny tears, spine toned, price intact. 299 pages including index. 16 pages on glossy paper, examples of..
$45.00
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Faulkner. John Bassett. WILLIAM FAULKNER: An Annotated Checklist of Criticism. New York: David Lewis, 1972. First Edition. Large 8vo. Green cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket near fine, price intact. [xiii], 551 pages including index. SBN 912012138.       ..
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Faulkner. Frederick R. Karl. WILLIAM FAULKNER: AMERICAN WRITER. A Biography. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1989). First Edition. 8vo. Burgundy cloth & paper boards. Fine condition in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. 16 pages of photographs on glossy paper. [xvii], 1131 pages. ISBN 1555840884. ..
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Wordsworth. THE WORDSWORTH COLLECTION Formed by Cynthia Morgan St. John and given to Cornell University by Victor Emanuel. Compiled by Leslie Nathan Broughton. FIRST EDITION. Ithaca: Cornell University Library, 1931. xii,124 pages. Burgundy cloth, near fine, no owner’s name or marks. Issued without dust jacket.              ..
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Parker, Robert B. PERISH TWICE. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, (2000). 8vo. 265 pages. Printed wrappers. Uncorrected Advance Proofs. Covers lightly rubbed, small black dot on lower edge of text block. Contents fine, no owner’s name. ISBN 0399146687.           ..
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SHELLEY’S SOCIALISM: Two Lectures. By Edward and Eleanor Aveling. Manchester: Leslie Preger Oxford Bookshop, (1947). FIRST EDITION. Original blue cloth, about fine. Dustjacket soiled, small chip to upper rear panel, some wear along folds, price intact. 26 pages plus  4-page Preface by Frank Allaun. Previously issued privately in 1888.          ..
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Woolf, Virginia. BOOK AND PORTRAITS: Some Further Selections from the Literary and Biographical Writings of Virginia Woolf. Edited and with preface by Mary Lyon. New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978). First American Edition (stated) 8vo. Hardcover. Hint of foxing to fore-edges of text block, else in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket about fine, price intact. 221..
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Shaw, George Bernard. Stanley Weintraub. JOURNEY TO HEARTBREAK: The Crucible Years of Bernard Shaw 1914-18. New York: Weybright and Talley, (1971). Second Printing (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Book near fine, no owner’s name, light foxing to edges of text block. Dustjacket price clipped, lightly worn/frayed/soiled. 308 pages including index.         ..
$9.00
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James, Henry. 5 softbound books about Henry James, all large 8vo, in near fine condition, no owner’s name, various publishers. (1) Ross Posnock. The Trial of Curiosity: Henry James, William James, and the Challenge of Modernity. 1991. (2) Leon Edel. Henry James: A Life. (1985). (3) The Complete Notebooks of Henry James. Edited by Leon Edel and Lyall Powers. (1988). (4). R.W.B. Lewis. The ..
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Faulkner. Olga W. Vickery. THE NOVELS OF WILLIAM FAULKNER: A Critical Interpretation. Np: Louisiana State University Press, (1964). Revised Edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dust jacket moderately soiled, slightly frayed, price intact. [x], 318 pages including index. In this revised edition, Vickery brings her 1959 first edition up to date with the in..
$20.00
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Louis L’Amour. J.E. Clauss. THE LOUIS L’AMOUR CHECKLIST. Mattiluck, NY: Amereon House, (1992). First Edition, One of 300 copies. 8vo. Red cloth. Fine condition, no owner’s name, issued without dj. 40 pages. ..
$7.00
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Kaufman, George S., and Edna Ferber. THE ROYAL FAMILY. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., (1927). FIRST EDITION (stated). 8vo. 280 pages. Blue cloth, paper labels on spine and front cover. Spine faded, cloth slightly worn, contents very good, no owner’s name or marks. Laid in, printed 12mo sheet (both sides), frayed, listings numerous positive reviews of “Good News&r..
$17.00
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MOTHER EARTH. Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature. Vol II, No. 8, October 1907. New York: Emma Goldman. 8vo (8 x 5.25”). Pages [195] – 356 plus 2 pages of ads, complete. Printed tan wraps lightly worn, small spot to rear cover, light rust showing on the two staples, crack between initial page of text and inner face of front wrap, few small spots to fore-edge of..
$60.00
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