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Browning. ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING: LETTERS TO HER SISTER, 1846-1859. Edited by Leonard Huxley. London: John Murray, (1929). FIRST EDITION (stated). 8vo. [xxvi],344 pages including Index. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. Binding lightly worn and soiled, contents very good, no owner’s name or marks, small portion from the rear panel of the dust jacket inserted at rear pastedown. Includes Fami..
$12.00
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Maugham, W. Somerset. THE LETTER: A Play in Three Acts. London: William Heinemann, Ltd., (1927). FIRST EDITION (“First Published 1927” on copyright page). 12mo (7 x 4.75”). 156 pages. Red paper boards, black letters, no dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, covers unworn, both free endpapers toned (possibly from adhesive used in pastedown), otherwise contents very good, owner&rsq..
$25.00
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English Fiction. J.C. Hardy. A CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH PROSE FICTION mainly of the eighteenth century from a private library. [Verona]: K.D. Duval French, Foss, 1982). 8vo. Printed wrappers. Fine condition. 172 pages including index. First Edition. ..
$9.00
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Meynell, Alice. PROSE AND POETRY. Centenary Volume edited by F.P., V.M., O.S. & F.M. Biographical and critical introduction by V. Sackville-West. First Edition. London: Jonathan Cape, 1947. 8vo. Original cloth, spine slightly soiled, very good condition, no owner’s name, lacking dustjacket. 394 pages. 3 portrait plates.            ..
$12.00
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Warner, Sylvia Townsend. LETTERS. Edited by William Maxwell. New York: Viking Press, (1983). First American Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket near fine condition, price intact. 311 pages including index. Frontis portrait. Dj blurb: “In addition to publishing some twenty books she wrote thousands of letters, mainly to close friends and acqua..
$12.00
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Burroughs. Graham Caveney. GENTLEMAN JUNKIE: The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1998). First Edition, First Printing. Large 8vo. Pictorial paper boards. Fine in fine colorful pictorial dustjacket with portrait of Burroughs on front panel, price intact, no owner’s name. 224 pages, illustrated throughout. ISBN 0316137251.    ..
$12.00
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Faulkner. David Dowling. WILLIAM FAULKNER: Modern Novelist. New York: St. Martin’s Press, (1989). First American Edition. 8vo. Black cloth. Fine in pictorial dustjacket, no owner’s name. xi, 183 pages including index. ISBN 0312020589.                  ..
$15.00
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Faulkner. Hyatt H. Waggoner. WILLIAM FAULKNER: From Jefferson to the World. Np: University of Kentucky Press, (1959). First Edition. 8vo. Green cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, lightly worn and slightly frayed. [vii], 279 pages including index.                 ..
$20.00
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Macleod, Charlotte. THE RESURRECTION MAN. New York: Warner Books / The Mysterious Press, (1992). 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket, no owner’s name or marks. First Edition, First Printing (stated, and number line includes “1”), Signed by the author on the title page. A Sara Kelling and Max Bittersohn Mystery.  ..
$10.00
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Parker, Robert B. TROUBLE IN PARADISE. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, (1998). 8vo. 324 pages. Hardcover. Fine in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. SIGNED on title page. ISBN 0399144331.                              ..
$15.00
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Melville. Howard P. Vincent. THE TRYING-OUT OF MOBY-DICK. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. 8vo. xvi,400 pages including index. Cloth. Spine faded, hint of foxing, very good condition, lacking dustjacket. First Edition. 16 plates.   ..
$10.00
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Welty, Eudora. EUDORA WELTY: Writers’ Reflections upon First Reading Welty. Edited by Pearl Amelia McHaney. Athens, GA: Hill Street Press, (1999). First Printing (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, few smudges of rear panel. 118 pages. Contributions by Reynolds Price, Richard Wilbur, Doris Betts, Elizabeth Spencer, many others. ISBN 18..
$10.00
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Poe. COLLECTED WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE. Vol I: POEMS. Edited by Thomas Ollive Mabbott. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969. 8vo. Original cloth, spine letters in gilt, black crown on front cover. Lacking dustjacket Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. xxx,627 pages including sources and index. First Edition thus. Frontis portrait and 8 pages of manuscripts and ..
$90.00
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Sandburg. THE LETTERS OF CARL SANDBURG. Edited by Herbert Mitgang. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1968). First Edition (stated), Review Copy with slip laid in. 8vo. Cloth. Lower corner bumped, else near fine, no owner’s name. Dustjacket in very good condition, lightly worn, price intact. 577 pages including index. Total of 640 letters beginning in 1898 and concluding in 196..
$18.00
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Faulkner. David Minter. WILLIAM FAULKNER: His Life and Work. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1981). First Edition, 3rd Printing. 8vo. Black cloth in dustjacket. Fine condition, no owner’s name. 325 pages including index and extensive notes, Map of Yoknapatawpha County. Dj – “With Minter, the reader sees the life intertwined with the work…Much atte..
$15.00
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Faulkner. Noel Polk. FAULKNER’S REQUIEM FOR A NUN: A Critical Study. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1981). First Edition, First Printing. 8.25 x 5 in. Cloth. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name. 273 pages including index. ISBN 0253133025.               ..
$20.00
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Fine Press. THE MOSHER BOOKS: A List of Books in Belles Lettres Issued in Choice and Limited Editions MDCCCXCI MDCCCVIII. Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1908. 8vo (9.25 x 5.75”). [70] pages. Printed grey wrappers moderately soiled and worn, short tear to rear cover, contents very good but for marginal insecting to few margins at end and tiny tears to few fore-edges. Essentially a primary..
$15.00
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Hillerman, Tony. SACRED CLOWNS. (New York): Harper Collins Publishers, (1993). 8vo. 305 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED First Edition, First Printing (stated and number line includes “1”).  Fine in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. Signed & inscribed to “Mark” on the half-title page. ISBN 006016767X.         &..
$15.00
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Detective Fiction. THE OXFORD BOOK OF AMERICAN DETECTIVE STORIES. Edited by Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. First Printing (number line has “1”). 8vo. 686 pages including index. Cloth. Lower corner of front cover bumped (showing on dj and several text corners as well), else fresh, lower edge of front panel clipped. Hillerman..
$10.00
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Southey, Robert. THE EARLY LIFE OF ROBERT SOUTHEY 1774 – 1803. By William Haller. New York: Octagon Books, Inc., (1966). Reprint of 1917 edition. 8vo. Original cloth, issued without dustjacket. Near fine condition. 353 pages including index.            ..
$10.00
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