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Grafton, Sue. M IS FOR MALICE. New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1996). 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket, price intact, no owner’s name. First Edition (stated), First Printing (number line has “1”). Signed by Grafton on the title page.      ..
$17.00
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Scott, Sir Walter. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL: A Poem. Illustrated with Engravings from the Designs of Richard Westall, Esq. R.A. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and A. Constable and Co. Edinburgh; By James Ballantyne & Co. Edinburgh, 1811. 8vo (8.25 x 5.2 in.; 213 x 130 mm). 349 pages. Twelfth Edition (stated). Full bright green calf, stamped in blind and gilt,..
$600.00
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Oates, Joyce Carol. WILD NIGHTS! Stories about the Last Days of Poe, Dickinson, Twain, James, and Hemingway. (New York): Ecco, an Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, (2008). 8vo. Hardcover. But for remainder mark to lower edge of text block, it is fine in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. 238 pages. ISBN 9780061434792.           ..
$8.00
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Shelley. André Maurois. ARIEL: THE LIFE OF SHELLEY. New York: D. Appleton, 1924. Later printing. 8vo. Original cloth. Spine darkened, tiny tears and fraying to spine ends, few pages lightly foxed, lacking dustjacket. 336 pages.            ..
$6.00
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Victorian England/Law. John Juxon. LEWIS AND LEWIS. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1984. First American Edition (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Book in near fine condition, no owner’s name, hint of foxing to fore-edge of text block. Dustjacket lightly foxed, price intact. 320 pages including index. 12 pages of illustrations on glossy paper. Dj blub: “A legend in his own time, George Lewi..
$11.00
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[Evans, Mary Ann]. David Williams. MR GEORGE ELIOT: A Biography of George Henry Lewes. New York: Franklin Watts, 1983. First Printing (stated). 8vo. Hardcover, some faint foxing, no owner’s name. Dustjacket near fine, price intact. 289 pages including index. 4 pages of illustrations on glossy paper. Mary Ann Evans [a.k.a. George Eliot] never married but lived with George Henry Lewes for m..
$9.00
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Faulkner. Panthea Reid Broughton. WILLIAM FAULKNER: The Abstract and the Actual. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1976). 1976 Printing (stated). 8vo. Red cloth. Near fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name. xviii, 222 pages including index. From the dj: “first critical study of Faulkner to examine in depth the theme of evasion and distortion of existence through abstracti..
$25.00
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Faulkner. John B. Cullen, in collaboration with Floyd C. Watkins. OLD TIMES IN THE FAULKNER COUNTRY. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1975). 8vo. Green cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, slightly worn, few tiny tears. xvi, 132 pages. Second Edition (reissue of the 1961 edition published by University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 080710..
$12.00
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MacLeish, Archibald. AIR RAID: A Verse Play for Radio. FIRST EDITION. New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1938). 8vo. 36 pages. Printed orange paper boards. Hint of wear and soil, very good plus, no owner’s name or marks. ..
$18.00
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Wodehouse, P.G. THE UNCOLLECTED WODEHOUSE. Edited and introduced by David A. Jasen. Fwd by Malcolm Muggeridge. FIRST EDITION (no statement to the contrary). New York: A Continuum Book / Seabury Press, (1976). 8vo. xii,212 pages. Blue paper boards, letters in silver. Book fine, no owner’s name. Dustjacket lightly frayed at edges, folds lightly soiled, price intact. A treasure of previously..
$15.00
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Russian Literature. Abram Tertz (Andrei Sinyavsky). STROLLS WITH PUSHKIN. Translated by Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashehy and Slava I. Yastremski. Notes by Slava I. Yastremski. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1995). First Printing (number line has “1”). 8vo. 175 pages. Cloth. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name. ISBN 0300052790.      &..
$10.00
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Oates, Joyce Carol. FOXFIRE: CONFESSIONS OF A GIRL GANG. (New York): Dutton A William Abrahams Book, (1993). First Dutton Printing, August 1993 (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket near fine, price intact. 328 pages. ISBN0525936327.                 ..
$12.00
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James, P.D. THE CHILDREN OF MEN. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First American Edition (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name, price intact. Futuristic novel set in the year 2021. 241 pages. ISBN0679418733.      ..
$12.00
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Blake, William. Geoffrey Keynes. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BLAKE. New York: Kraus, 1969, reprint of 1921 Grolier Club edition (which was limited to 250 copies). 4to. Original blue & gray cloth. About fine, no owner’s name. xvi,516 pages. 44 full-page illustrations and 12 intext. Bibliography of works by and about Blake, with full bibliographic detail.     &nbs..
$90.00
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Faulkner. Elizabeth M. Kerr. YOKNAPATAWPHA: Faulkner’s “Little Postage Stamp of Native Soil”. New York: Fordham University Press, 1969. First Edition Signed. 8vo. Gray cloth, top edges blue. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket has tiny tear, price clipped, inked price on flap. 284 pages including index. 17 pages of photographs on glossy paper. Signed &..
$25.00
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Faulkner. Cleanth Brooks. WILLIAM FAULKNER: Toward Yoknapatawpha and Beyond. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1978. First Edition. 8vo. Orange-brown cloth. Book in find condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, tiny chip out of upper edge of rear panel. xvii, 445 pages including notes and index. Companion volume to Brooks’ William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha C..
$35.00
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Faulkner. WILLIAM FAULKNER’S GIFTS OF FRIENDSHIP: Presentation and Inscribed Copies from the Faulkner Collection of Louis Daniel Brodsky. By Louis Daniel Brodsky and Thomas Verich. Exhibition Catalogue, John Davis Williams Library, The University of Mississippi, August 6, 1980 – September 12, 1980. 4to. Printed wraps. Fine condition, no owner’s name. 122 entries. First Edition..
$15.00
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POPULAR CULTURE. Total of 16 issues published by or in conjunction with the Bowling Green State University Popular Culture Program (in its infancy), Bowling Green, Ohio, mostly edited by Ray B. Browne. Each in octavo wraps, very good to near fine condition (mostly unread, 4 have owner’s name stamped on contents page). (1) Popular Culture And Curricula. Edited by Ray Browne and Ronald Ambr..
$35.00
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Oates, Joyce Carol. BEASTS. NY: Carroll & Graf Publishers / An Otto Penzler Book, (2002). 1st Edition. 8vo. 138 pages. Hardcover. Fine in slightly rubbed dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. Gothic and horrific. ISBN 0786708964.               ..
$10.00
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Shakespeare. Robert Y. Turner. SHAKESPEARE’S APPRENTICESHIP. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, (1974). FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Hardcover, lacking dustjacket. Near fine, no owner’s name. 293 pages including index.           ..
$6.00
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