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Magazines. Walter Graham. ENGLISH LITERARY PERIODICALS. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1930. First Edition. 8vo. Blue cloth. Book in very good condition, some light foxing and few brief stains, private bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket moderately soiled and worn, few short tears, chip out of top edge of front panel (near title). 10 plates. 424 pages including bibliography and index...
$20.00
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Young, Stark. THREE ONE-ACT PLAYS: Madretta, At The Studio, and Addio. Cincinnati: Stewart Kidd Company, (1921). FIRST EDITION. 12mo (7.5 x 5.25”). 66 pages. Rust cloth stamped in gilt. Gilt bright, very good, no owner’s name or marks, front endpapers toned from news clipping. Laid in, portion of the dust jacket summarizing the three plays.       &..
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Mystery. Kathleen Anne Barrett. MILWAUKEE WINTERS CAN BE MURDER. New York: Avalon Books / Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1996). 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dust jacket, no owner’s name. Signed on the title page. First Edition (no subsequent printings noted on c-page), dust jacket completely intact but without price and there is no evidence of being a book club edition. Author&rs..
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Hardy. ONE RARE FAIR WOMAN: Thomas Hardy’s Letters to Florence Henniker 1893-1922. Edited by Evelyn Hardy and F.B. Pinion. Coral Gables: University of Miami Press, (1972). 8vo. xl,221 pages including index. Cloth. Some light foxing, mostly to endpapers and fore-edge of text block, faint toning to page edges. Dustjacket spine panel faded, very good condition, price intact. First American E..
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Gardens. John Dixon Hunt. THE FIGURE IN THE LANDSCAPE: Poetry, Painting, and Gardening during the Eighteenth Century. First Edition. Baltimore & London: John Hopkins University Press, (1976). 8vo. Original cloth. Book in near fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly chipped and soiled, very good overall. xiv,271 pages including index. Dj blurb: “Hunt traces the gradu..
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James, P.D. THE SKULL BENEATH THE SKIN. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, (1982). First American Edition, First Printing (number line has “1”). 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket has slight wear, price intact. ISBN 684177730.               ..
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Fielding, Henry. THE TRUE PATRIOT AND RELATED WRITINGS. Edited by W.B. Coley. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, (1990). First American Edition, Second Printing. 8vo. Cloth. Fine in fine dustjacket, no owner’s name. Volume in The Wesleyan Edition of the Works of Henry Fielding, containing 3 pamphlets and one journal, “all informed by the same political purpose: to deal with the ..
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Faulkner. James Gray Watson. THE SNOPES DILEMMA: Faulkner’s Trilogy. Coral Gables: University of Miami Press, (1968). First Edition. 8vo. Black cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, slightly rubbed and worn. 242 pages including index. ISBN0870241508.                ..
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Faulkner, John. MY BROTHER BILL: An Affectionate Reminiscence. New York: Trident Press, 1963. First Edition. 8vo. Rust cloth. Book in fine condition, owner’s name on front free endpaper. Hint of wear to dustjacket, price intact, spine panel slightly faded. Frontis portrait. 277 pages.              ..
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Twain, Mark. MARK TWAIN’S JEST BOOK. Edited by Cyril Clemens. Fwd by Carl Sandburg. Kirkwood, MO: Mark Twain Journal, 1965. THIRD EDITION with NEW MATERIAL (stated). 8vo (8.75 x 6”). [8],27,[1] pages. Printed staple-bound wrappers. Very good plus, no owner’s name or marks. Anecdotes from Mark Twain Journal. SIGNED & INSCRIBED on title page by Cyril Clemens “To Edward..
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Whitman. Justin Kaplan. WALT WHITMAN: A Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1980). 8vo. 432 pages including index. Hardcover. Near fine in dustjacket, remainder stamp on lower edge of text block. First Printing (number line includes “1”). 32 pages of photo-illustrations on glossy stock. ISBN 0671225421.             &n..
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Wouk, Herman. I SHALL GLORIFY HIM. By Maurice Lamm. A Study Guide to Herman Wouk’s This Is My God. New York: Bloch Publishing Company, Inc., (1960). 4to. Original printed wrappers, lightly soiled and worn, very good condition, no owner’s name. First Edition. vi,89 pages. An adult workbook on the vital religious problems of modern Jewry.        ..
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Wharton, Edith. HENRY JAMES AND EDITH WHARTON LETTERS 1900-1915. NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, (1990). First Edition, First Printing (number line includes “1”). 8vo. Hardcover. Book in near fine condition, owner’s name on illustrated front endpaper. Dustjacket near fine, price intact. 412 pages including index. 8 pages on photographs on glossy paper. ISBN 0684191466. ..
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Memoir. Gerald Brenan. PERSONAL RECORD 1920-1972. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First American Edition (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Book near fine, endpaper lightly foxed. Dustjacket price intact, has few short tears and light soil. 381 pages including index. 16 pages of photographs on glossy paper. The two worlds of Gerald Brenan: literary London including Bloomsbury, and rural Spain from the ..
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Conrad, Joseph. OXFORD READER’S COMPANION TO CONRAD. By Owen Knowles and Gene M. Moore. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2000). 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. xxxii,429 pages including lengthy chronology. More than 400 entries arranged A-Z, some material presented for the first time, and with over 30 b&w illustrations. ISBN 01986621..
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Faulkner. Calvin S. Brown. A GLOSSARY OF FAULKNER’S SOUTH. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1976. First Edition. 8vo. Green cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket near fine, price intact. 241 pages. ISBN 0300019440.                   ..
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Faulkner. Mary Cooper Robb. WILLIAM FAULKNER: An Estimate of his Contribution to the American Novel. (Pittsburgh): University of Pittsburgh Press, (1966). First Edition, 5th Printing. 8vo. Printed green wraps. Near fine, no owner’s name. 70 pages.       ..
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James, Henry. THE COMPLETE TALES OF HENRY JAMES. Vols 1-4 (1864-1882), edited and introduced by Leon Edel. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962. 8vo. Original cloth. Vols 1-3 are near fine, Vol 4 has few light small stains on upper spine and front free endpaper. No owner’s name or marks. Each has original dust jacket with price, short tears and mild fraying, light wear; Vol 4 dust jacket shows..
$45.00
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Defoe. Clarence S. Brigham. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN EDITIONS OF ROBINSON CRUSOE TO 1830. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1958. Sm 4to (9.75 x 6.5”). Pages [137]-183 pages complete. Printed green wrappers. Near fine. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for October 1957. 125 editions fully cataloged.        &nb..
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Lawrence. Nicholas Joost and Alvin Sullivan. D.H. LAWRENCE AND THE DIAL. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1970). First Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, dustjacket slightly worn, price clipped. 241 pages including index. Dj blurb: “From September 1920 until July 1929, the last issue of the Dial, thirty of Lawrence’s works appeared in t..
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