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SHELLEY’S SOCIALISM: Two Lectures. By Edward and Eleanor Aveling. Manchester: Leslie Preger Oxford Bookshop, (1947). FIRST EDITION. Original blue cloth, about fine. Dustjacket soiled, small chip to upper rear panel, some wear along folds, price intact. 26 pages plus  4-page Preface by Frank Allaun. Previously issued privately in 1888.          ..
$15.00
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Woolf, Virginia. BOOK AND PORTRAITS: Some Further Selections from the Literary and Biographical Writings of Virginia Woolf. Edited and with preface by Mary Lyon. New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978). First American Edition (stated) 8vo. Hardcover. Hint of foxing to fore-edges of text block, else in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket about fine, price intact. 221..
$15.00
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Shaw, George Bernard. Stanley Weintraub. JOURNEY TO HEARTBREAK: The Crucible Years of Bernard Shaw 1914-18. New York: Weybright and Talley, (1971). Second Printing (stated). 8vo. Hardcover. Book near fine, no owner’s name, light foxing to edges of text block. Dustjacket price clipped, lightly worn/frayed/soiled. 308 pages including index.         ..
$9.00
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James, Henry. 5 softbound books about Henry James, all large 8vo, in near fine condition, no owner’s name, various publishers. (1) Ross Posnock. The Trial of Curiosity: Henry James, William James, and the Challenge of Modernity. 1991. (2) Leon Edel. Henry James: A Life. (1985). (3) The Complete Notebooks of Henry James. Edited by Leon Edel and Lyall Powers. (1988). (4). R.W.B. Lewis. The ..
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Faulkner. Olga W. Vickery. THE NOVELS OF WILLIAM FAULKNER: A Critical Interpretation. Np: Louisiana State University Press, (1964). Revised Edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dust jacket moderately soiled, slightly frayed, price intact. [x], 318 pages including index. In this revised edition, Vickery brings her 1959 first edition up to date with the in..
$20.00
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Louis L’Amour. J.E. Clauss. THE LOUIS L’AMOUR CHECKLIST. Mattiluck, NY: Amereon House, (1992). First Edition, One of 300 copies. 8vo. Red cloth. Fine condition, no owner’s name, issued without dj. 40 pages. ..
$7.00
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Kaufman, George S., and Edna Ferber. THE ROYAL FAMILY. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., (1927). FIRST EDITION (stated). 8vo. 280 pages. Blue cloth, paper labels on spine and front cover. Spine faded, cloth slightly worn, contents very good, no owner’s name or marks. Laid in, printed 12mo sheet (both sides), frayed, listings numerous positive reviews of “Good News&r..
$17.00
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MOTHER EARTH. Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature. Vol II, No. 8, October 1907. New York: Emma Goldman. 8vo (8 x 5.25”). Pages [195] – 356 plus 2 pages of ads, complete. Printed tan wraps lightly worn, small spot to rear cover, light rust showing on the two staples, crack between initial page of text and inner face of front wrap, few small spots to fore-edge of..
$60.00
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Cunningham, Michael. FLESH AND BLOOD. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1995). SIGNED First Edition (stated). 8vo. 466 pages. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. Signed on the title page by Cunningham. ISBN 0374181136.                      &..
$15.00
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West. Jay Martin. NATHANAEL WEST: The Art of His Life. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1970). First Edition (stated). 8vo. Original cloth. Fine condition, no owner’s name, dustjacket near fine, price intact. [xxi],435 pages including index. 18 pages of photo-illustrations.                  ..
$12.00
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Lowry, Malcolm. SURSUM CORDA! THE COLLECTED LETTERS OF MALCOLM LOWRY: 1926-1957. 2 Volumes. Edited with introduction and extensive annotations by Sherrill E. Grace, assisted by Kathy K.Y. Chung. Toronto & Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, (1995-1997). 8vo. Hardcover. Near fine condition, no owner’s name, dustjackets unclipped. Second Printing of Vol I, 690 pages including index. F..
$65.00
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SCOTT: The Critical Heritage. Edited by John O. Hayden. New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., (1970). First Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book unworn, blotchy appearance to spine, both covers unaffected, hint of foxing to fore-edge of text block, no owner’s name. Dustjacket lightly worn, unclipped. 554 pages including index. SBN 389013315.         &nb..
$10.00
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Faulkner. Daniel J. Singal. WILLIAM FAULKNER: The Making of a Modernist. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, (1997). First Printing. 8vo. Green cloth. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name. 357 pages including index. ISBN 0807823554.                     ..
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Faulkner. Gerald Langford. FAULKNER’S REVISION OF SANCTUARY: A Collation of the Unrevised Galleys and the Published Book. Austin and London: University of Texas Press, (1972). First Edition. 4to. Dark lavender cloth. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket about fine, price intact. 125 pages including 33 page introduction by Langford. ISBN 0292724004.   &n..
$25.00
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Price, Reynolds. THE PROMISE OF REST. New York: Scribner, (1995). First Edition, First Printing, Signed. 8vo. Burgundy cloth. Partial dampstain to burgundy cloth (no dampstain to interior), no owner’s name. Dustjacket price intact, slightly worn, dampstain visible on blank verso. 353 pages. Signed & inscribed by Price on the title page dated “V 95”.    ..
$12.00
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Hanley, James. BOY: A Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (stated First Edition). 12mo (7.5 x 5.25”). 254,[2] pages.  Decorated light green cloth, top edges burgundy. Cloth slightly worn, small light stain to rear cover, lacking dust jacket, no owner’s name or marks.               &..
$20.00
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Parker, Robert B. WIDOW’S WALK. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, (2002). FIRST EDITION SIGNED. 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in dustjacket, no owner’s name, price intact. Signed & Inscribed to “John.” 194 pages.  ISBN 0399148450.  ..
$10.00
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Bradbury, Malcolm. UNSENT LETTERS: Irreverent Notes From a Literary Life. (New York): Viking, (1988). First American Edition (stated). 8vo. 218 pages. Hardcover. About fine in dustjacket, price intact, no owner’s name. Letters reflecting Bradbury’s wit, exuberance, and unbridled sense of the absurd. ISBN 0670820709.           &n..
$5.00
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Burney. Sarah Kilpatrick. FANNY BURNEY: A Biography. New York: Stein and Day, (1981). First American Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book fine but for light foxing to fore-edge of text block, no owner’s name. Dustjacket lightly worn, price intact. 232 pages including index. 8 pages of illustrations. Novelist, her circle of friends included Samuel Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and David Garrick. ..
$9.00
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James, Henry. THE COMPLETE TALES OF HENRY JAMES. Volume 8 only (of 12). Period from 1891-1892. First American Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket price clipped, slightly worn and rear panel foxed. Edited, with introduction by Leon Edel. 13 stories included here, forming part of the first complete edition of James’ short fiction.  ..
$12.00
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