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Oates, Joyce Carol. SEXY. (New York): Harper Tempest, imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, (2005). 12mo. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION (number line has “1”). Fine in near fine dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. Psychological thriller. ISBN 0060541490.                ..
$9.00
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More, Saint Thomas. MOREANA 1478-1945. A Preliminary Check List of Material by and about Saint Thomas More. By Frank Sullivan and Majie Padberg Sullivan. Kansas City, MO: Rockhurst College, 1946. First Edition. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, moderately soiled, foot of spine torn, interior very good, no owner’s name. [173] pages.     ..
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Women’s Studies. COMPLAINTS AND DISORDERS: The Sexual Politics of Sickness. By Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English. First Edition (stated). (Old Westbury, NY): Glass Mountain Pamphlet No. 2 /The Feminist Press, (1973). 8vo. Original printed wrappers, near fine, no owner’s name. Illustrated. 94,[2] pages including bibliography.         ..
$15.00
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Pascal, Blaise. LES PROVINCIALES, OU LETTRES ECRITES Par Louis De Montale [Blaise Pascal]. A un Provincial des ses amis, & aux RR. PP. Jesuites sur la Morale & la Politique de ces Perès. Avec les Notes de Guillaume Wendrock.4 Volumes.Cologne: Pierre de la Vallée, 1739. Small 8vo. Vol I: [24], 453, [15] pp. Vol II: Frontis., [10], 394, [13] pp. Vol III: Frontis., [10], 420,..
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Faulkner. WILLIAM FAULKNER: FOUR DECADES OF CRITICISM. Edited by Linda W. Wagner. First Edition. Np: Michigan State University Press, 1973. 8vo. Cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket rubbed, slightly worn, price intact. 374 pages including index. Essays by Robert Penn Warren, Cleanth Brooks, Warren Beck, Michael Millgate, Ray B. West, Jr., many others. ISBN 0980131761..
$30.00
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Faulkner. George C. Bedell. KIERKEGAARD AND FAULKNER: Modalities of Existence. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1972). First Edition. Black cloth. Fine condition in near fine dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. x, 261 pages. Focus on religion and literature, and a study in the crisis of modernity. ISBN 0807100439.         ..
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Faulkner. MAN COLLECTING: Manuscripts and Printed Works of William Faulkner in the University of Virginia Library. Exhibition catalogue, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, November 16, 1975 – January 31, 1976, compiled by Joan St.C. Crane. 8vo. One of 900 copies issued in printed wrappers (100 were issued in cloth and numbered). No owner’s name, fine condition but for ..
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Price, Reynolds. A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE. As published in Harper’s Magazine, April 1962, pages [105]ff. 4to. Softcover, lightly worn and soiled covers with few short tears at spine ends and front cover’s fore-edge. Contents very good. Illustrated by Joan Berg. Price’s First Novel, published complete as a Special Supplement to Harper’s, before the publication in book form.&..
$55.00
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Chaucer. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHAUCER 1908-1924. Compiled by Dudley David Griffith. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1928. 4to (10 x 7”). 148 pages. Printed grey wrappers moderately faded, rear cover lightly soiled, owner’s name in ink at top of front cover, short tears to head of spine. Several entries have a light red check mark in the margin, one annotation in pencil.  ..
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Stevenson. Ian Bell. DREAMS OF EXILE, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON: A Biography. New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1993). First American Edition (stated), Uncorrected Galley Proof, in wrappers. Near fine condition but for inked publication date on front cover and publisher’s 2-page publication announcement stapled to front cover, gentle crease to rear cover. 283 pages (last page would have sta..
$8.00
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Gide, André. THE IMMORALIST. Translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy. New York & London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. 8vo. First American Edition. 8vo. Original cloth. Very good, front free excised, small bookplate on front pastedown, few pages roughly opened, lacking dustjacket. 214 pages. Connolly, Modern Movement #13.            ..
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Maurois, André. PROPHETS AND POETS. Translated by Hamish Miles. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1935. Third Edition. 8vo. Original cloth, very good condition, slightly toning to text block, endpapers spotted. Dustjacket toned, moderately worn, few small chips, price intact. 345 pages. Maurois’ observations on nine English authors: Kipling, Shaw, Wells, Chesterton, D.H. ..
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Scott. John Buchan. SIR WALTER SCOTT. New York: Kennikat Press, Inc., (1967). 8vo. Cloth, issued without dustjacket, in near fine condition, no owner’s name. 387 pages including index. Frontis portrait. ..
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Faulkner. Warren Beck. MAN IN MOTION: Faulkner’s Trilogy. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1961. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Fine condition, no owner’s name, no dj. xi, 203 pages including index.    ..
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Faulkner. Irving Howe. WILLIAM FAULKNER: A Critical Study. New York: Random House, (1952). First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Black cloth back & blue-green paper boards, top edges blue. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, slightly frayed, few tiny tears. xiii, [205] pages. An early, full-length study of Faulkner’s work.     ..
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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..
$12.00
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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..
$9.00
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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..
$15.00
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