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Wilde, Oscar. DER JUNGE KÖNIG. Hamburg: Bückerstube Hans Götz, n.d. [c.1930s]. Limited Edition, #488 of 1000 printed. 12mo. Marbled yellow-gold wraps, printed label on front cover. Very good condition, no owner’s name. 5 full-page lithographs by L[ili] Rethi (complete). 28 pages.                 ..
Ex Tax: $17.00
Faulkner. Malcolm Cowley. THE FAULKNER-COWLEY FILE: Letters and Memories 1944-1962. New York: Viking Press, (1966). First Edition, Second Printing Signed. 8.5 x 5.5 in. Original brown cloth back & pattern paper boards. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Pictorial dustjacket price intact, fine condition. 184 pages including index. Includes 26 unpublished letters from Faulkner, an..
Ex Tax: $40.00
Faulkner. Lewis M. Dabney. THE INDIANS OF YOKNAPATAWPHA: A Study in Literature and History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1974). First Edition. 8vo. Pea green cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket has faint soil to rear panel, near fine, price intact. 163 pages including index. ISBN 087100587.         &nbs..
Ex Tax: $15.00
Spillane, Mickey. TOMORROW I DIE. New York: Mysterious Press, (1984). Introduced and edited by Max Allan Collins. FIRST EDITION (stated). 234 pages. Burgundy cloth. Book about fine but for small glue residue on front free endpaper. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and worn, one short tear, price intact.                &nb..
Ex Tax: $18.00
Twain, Mark. A TRAMP ABROAD, FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, OTHER TRAVELS. Edited by Rou Blount, Jr. (New York): Library of America, (2010). 8vo. 1145 pages. Blue cloth. Fine in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. First Printing (stated), “Review Copy”, so stamped on lower edge of text block.               ..
Ex Tax: $15.00
Punch. POEMS FROM PUNCH 1909-1920. Introduction by W.B. Drayton Henderson. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1922. Small 8vo. Original cloth. Very good condition. xxix,278,[2] pages. First Edition of this collection.       ..
Ex Tax: $20.00
Woolf, Virginia. MOMENTS OF BEING: Unpublished Autobiographical Writings. Edited, introduced, and with notes by Jeanne Schulkind. First American Edition (stated). New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1976). 8vo. Hardcover. Near fine in dustjacket, faint foxing to edges of text block, no owner’s name, price intact. 207 pages including index. ISBN 0151620342.   &n..
Ex Tax: $15.00
Stein & Wilder. THE LETTERS OF GERTRUDE STEIN & THORNTON WILDER. Edited by Edward M. Burns and Ulla E. Dydo, with William Rice. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, (1996). First Edition, First Printing (number line includes “1”). 8vo. Hardcover. Near fine condition in dustjacket, tiny spot to top edge of text block, no owner’s name, price intact. xxx,452 pag..
Ex Tax: $12.00
Fielding. Pat Rogers. HENRY FIELDING: A Biography. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, (1979). First American Edition, First Printing (number line has “1”). 8vo. Cloth. Book in fine condition. Dustjacket price intact, moderately frayed. 237 pages including index 32 pages of illustrations on glossy paper including many from Hogarth’s work, showing Fielding’s associat..
Ex Tax: $10.00
Faulkner. John T. Irwin. DOUBLING AND INCEST / REPETITION AND REVENGE: A Speculative Reading of Faulkner. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1975). First Edition. 8vo. Black leatherette. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly worn. 183 pages including index. Irwin’s approach utilizes structuralist and French psychoanalytic criticism. ISBN 80..
Ex Tax: $18.00
Faulkner. SAXE & BILL: The Commins – Faulkner Archive From the Brodsky Collection. By Louis Daniel Brodsky and Thomas M. Verich. Np: John Davis Williams Library University of Mississippi, August 1, 1982 – September 10, 1982. Keepsake, published to coincide with the Ninth Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. #A-115 of 500 printed. Pictorial tan wraps. Fine condition, no ..
Ex Tax: $15.00
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.      ..
Ex Tax: $17.00
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,..
Ex Tax: $600.00
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.           ..
Ex Tax: $8.00
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.            ..
Ex Tax: $6.00
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..
Ex Tax: $11.00
[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..
Ex Tax: $9.00
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..
Ex Tax: $25.00
Faulkner. WILLIAM FAULKNER MANUSCRIPTS 3: VOLUME 1: SOLDIERS’ PAY. Preliminary Typescript and Miscellaneous Pages. Introduced and Arranged by Joseph Blotner. New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., (1987). First Edition. Folio. Beige cloth back & red cloth boards. Small blemish to rear cover, rest of the book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Issued without dustjacket. ..
Ex Tax: $55.00
Hagedorn, Hermann. THE WOMAN OF CORINTH. A Tale in Verse. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1908. First Edition Signed. 12mo. Original burgundy cloth stamped in gilt, all edges red. Very good condition, spine dulled, no dj (issued?). [55] pages. Signed & inscribed by Hagedorn on the front free endpaper, to Allen Davis (playwright), New York, Dec. 5, 1908. Author’s second ..
Ex Tax: $23.00