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Category: All Categories: Literature: General: Literary Biography
390 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
(Frost, Robert).  
Robert Frost Speaks Departmentally.

Publisher: New York: The Spiral Press, 1965..
Unpaginated, approx 10 pp. 16mo. Stapled booklet. A keepsake celebrating The Robert Frost Library dedication on October 24, 1965. Lightly soiled, slight edgewear. Includes facsimile of handwritten poem by Frost. Paperback Paperback Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 63.98 CAD 62.98 EUR 43.14 GBP 36.76 JPY 4,875.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 650.00 

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2.
(lit ephemera).  
Mr. Emerson Lectures at the Peabody Institute.

Publisher: Baltimore: The Peabody Institute Library, 1949..
19 pp. 12mo (large). Stapled booklet. Edgewear, bumping to spine ends. Faded stamp and rubbed spot to front cover. Slight soiling to ffep. Paperback Paperback Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 14.76 CAD 14.53 EUR 9.96 GBP 8.48 JPY 1,125.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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3.
(Twain, Mark).  
Mark Twain's Seventieth Birthday: : Souvenir of It's Celebration

Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1905..
Unpaginated. Folio. Stapled booklet. Soiled, edgeworn. Bumping w/ chips bottom edges, bumping to spine ends w/ 1" splits. 2" tear to front cover starting at spine. 1" tear to rear lower edge. Spine split at staples. Faint foxing and light soiling to some pages. Has musty odor. Includes addresses by Mark Twain, W. D. Howells, Henry van Dyke, and others who were present. Illustrated with b/w photographs of the dinner party guests, one plate is detached but present. Paperback Paperback Good

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4.

Name of 13 San Francisco Streets Changed to Honor Authors & Artists.

Publisher: San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1995..
12mo. Unpaginated. Light rubbing to spine ends, spine, cover edges and corners. Illustrated front cover. Light soiling and foxing to back cover. Foxing to inside back cover. Interior otherwise clean. Previous owner's name in pen to title page. Stapled Wraps Stapled Wraps Very Good

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5.

Trollopiana.

Publisher: London: The Trollope Society, 2003..
8vo. 22 pp. Trollopiana: The Journal of the Trollope Society, No. 61. Very light bumping to spine ends. Otherwise in excellent condition. Interior clean and crisp. "The Fifteenth Annual Trollope Society Dinner: 'Ices and Champagne' - Douglas Hurd; 'No Strangers at The Marlborough' - Aubrey Manning; 'Miss Mackenzie' - David Glass" With b&w illustrations throughout. Soft Cover Soft Cover Near Fine

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6.
Abbot, Jack Henry .  
In the Belly of the Beast: : Letters from Prison.

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1981..
First edition ISBN: 0394518586 166 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. W/ introduction by Norman Mailer. Slight flexing & edgewear to boards. Light cocking & shaking to spine but binding tight. Slight foxing to textblock edges. Pgs clean & crisp. Slight scuffing & edgewear to dj. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 19.69 CAD 19.38 EUR 13.27 GBP 11.31 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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7.
Adams, Robert M.  
Stendhal: Notes on a Novelist.

Publisher: New York: Funk & Wagnalls Co., 1959..
8vo. 228 pp. Rubbing to back of dj, wear to edges. Cloth Cloth Fine in Near Fine dj

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8.
Ahl, Henry Curtis  
Nathaniel Hawthorne
 Picture
Publisher: Henry C. Ahl, US, 1966.
Pamphlet. Language: English. Pages: 15. Condition: Very Good/None Green paper wrappers faded at edges; Interior clean and unmarked; binding secure. Softcover pamphlet 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches B/W Illus.

Appr.: | AUD 6.56 CAD 6.46 EUR 4.42 GBP 3.77 JPY 500.00 MXN 83.33 ZAR 66.67 

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9.
Alvarez, Julia.  
Something to Remember.

Publisher: Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1998..
First edition ISBN: 1565121937 300 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth over boards in dustjacket. Light edgewear and scuffing to jacket. Minor bumping to book spine ends and corners. Hard Cover Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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10.
Amis, Martin.  
Experience: : A Memoir

Publisher: New York: Talk Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2000..
First edition ISBN: 0786866527 406 pp., 8vo. Quarter-cloth in dj. Inscribed first edition. Faint glue residue to front joint. Edges slightly bumped. Light shelfwear to dj w/ mild rubbing to panels. Includes several b&w photographic plates. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 19.69 CAD 19.38 EUR 13.27 GBP 11.31 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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11.
Anglesey, Marquess of, editor.  
Capel Letters.

Publisher: London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 1955..
8vo. 248 pp. Some light rubbing to covers, bumped corners, some foxing to endpapers. Being the correspondence of Lady Caroline Capel and her daughters with the Dowager Duchess of Uxbridge from Brussels and Switzerland, 1814-1817. Foldout family tree chart. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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12.
Anthony, Piers  
Bio of an Ogre: The Autobiography of Piers Anthony to Age 50

Publisher: New York: Ace Books, 1988..
First Edition. 21½ X 14 cm. VG+/VG+. Grey boards, green cloth spine with blue titles, dark green endpapers, [vi], 297 pp. Light rubbing to extremities, acidic paper is browning. DJ rubbed along top edge; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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13.
Armitage, Merle.  
Accent on America.

Publisher: New York: E. Weyhe, 1944..
403 pp. 8vo. Cloth in dj. Heavy wear to dj, scuffed, several sm. tears/chips to edges/corners, heavy sunning and few sm. stains to spine, front panel detached from spine, approx 4" piece missing from center of spine, ends heavily chipped. Book bowed and scuffed, bumping to sp. ends, browning and sl. soil to textblock, lt foxing to few pp. Cloth Cloth Very Good in Fair DJ

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14.
Asquith, Cynthia.  
Haply I May Remember.

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950..
First edition 8vo. 237 pp. Memoirs of British author Cynthia Asquith. Previous owner's name on ffep. Covers edgeworn and rubbed, with fraying and bumping at corners and spine ends. Foxing to edges of page block. Cloth Cloth Good

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15.
Assouline, Pierre, and Jon Rothschild (transl).  
Simenon: : A Biography

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997..
First edition ISBN: 0679402853 447 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. Filled w/ b&w photos. The definitive life of one of the most widely read & prolific writers of all time. Light shelfwear to boards & spine ends; slight shaking to spine but binding very sturdy. Red remainder mark to textblock bottom edge. Sm po pen name w/ date to title pg otherwise textblock clean & crisp. Very light scuffing/shelfwear to dj. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine DJ

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16.
Atwood, Margaret.  
Moving Targets: : Writing With Intent 1982-2004

Publisher: Toronto: Anansi, 2004..
First edition ISBN: 0887841775 422 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. An essential collection of non-fiction for Atwood fans everywhere. First edition. Light cocking & shaking to spine but binding very sturdy. Sm pink remainder mark to textblock top edge. Pgs clean & crisp. Very light scuffing & shelfwear to dj. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine DJ

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17.
Baker, Carlos  
Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969..
4th ptg. 24 X 16 cm. Near Fine/VG. DJ has a portrait of Hemingway by Henry Strater, reverse has a list of Hemingway's works. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles, blue endpapers, xvii, 697 pp, 16 ff b & w photo plates, notes, index. Spine ends slightly rolled and worn, corners slightly worn. DJ has a 1" tear with associated creasing at top of rear panel near fore-edge, a few bubbles in lamination, spine ends and corners slightly chipped; in Brodart archival cover. Not sure if this is the BOMC edition, but nicely produced in any event. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

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18.
Bartlett, Rosamund.  
Tolstoy: : A Russian Life

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011..
First edition ISBN: 9780151014385 544 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. Very ligh edgewear to boards. Light bumping to spine ends. Slight soiling to textblock edges; sm remainder mark to top edge. Pgs clean & crisp. Slight soiling, scuffing & edgewear to dj. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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19.
Beard, James Franklin, editor.  
The Letters and Journals of James Fenimore Cooper, Volume 5.

Publisher: Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1968..
First edition 8vo. 418 pp. Foxing to page ends. Dj has light edgewear, light soiling. From 1845-1849, letters 787-973 and Journals XXVI-XLIV. Cloth Cloth Near Fine in Near Fine dj

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20.
Belford, Barbara.  
Bram Stoker: : A Biography of the Author of Dracula

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996..
First edition ISBN: 0679418326 381 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth in dj. First edition. Sl. wear to dj edges, lt bumping to sp. foot. Light scuffing and sl. edgewear to boards, bumping to sp. foot. Foxing to textblock and ep's. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine DJ

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21.
Berg, A. Scott.  
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius.

Publisher: New York: E.P. Dutton, 1978..
ISBN: 0525154272 498 pp. 8vo. CLoth in dustjacket. Shelfwear and light soiling/browning to dj, bumping to spine ends and corners w/ few small tears/chips to edges and ends, damp staining to spine. Bowing, light scuffing, edgewear to book, bumping to spine foot and lightly to head and lower corners, staining to spine, sunning to upper rear edge. Top edge foxed. With author's lengthy inscription to critic Arthur Mizener. Cloth Cloth Good in Good DJ inscribed

Appr.: | AUD 147.64 CAD 145.35 EUR 99.56 GBP 84.84 JPY 11,250.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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22.
Bergonzi, Bernard.  
T. S. Eliot.

Publisher: NY: Macmillan, 1972..
Ex-library. 208+ pp. VG. No dj. Hard Cover

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23.
Biddle, Moncure.  
A Christmas Letter - George Borrow: Redivivous.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Moncure Biddle & Co., 1942..
8vo. 63 pp. Light soil and edgewear to wraps. Interior foxed. George Borrow's translation of the New Testament into Manchu, among other achievements. B/w plates. Wraps Wraps Good

Appr.: | AUD 19.69 CAD 19.38 EUR 13.27 GBP 11.31 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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24.
Bihaly, Andrew, and Anthony Tuttle (ed).  
The Journal of Andrew Bihaly.

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1973..
First edition ISBN: 069000091x 228 pp., 8vo. Cloth in dj. First edition. Faint soiling to front board, one sm. scuff mark to back board; slight bowing. Light bumping to spine ends. Light soiling/foxing to textblock edges. Binding sturdy. Pgs clean & bright. Light shelfwear to dj. Light rubbing to panels & flaps, mild sunning to spine. Cloth Cloth Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 17.72 CAD 17.44 EUR 11.95 GBP 10.18 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 180.00 

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25.
Bixby, W. K.  
Letter of Maria White (Mrs. James Russell) Lowell to Sophia (Mrs. Nathaniel) Hawthorne.

8vo. 10pp. Published in Philadelphia? circa 1914? Soiling to covers; shelf wear to spine ends & cover corners; light foxing to pages. 1/4 Cloth 1/4 Cloth Very Good - Good

Appr.: | AUD 295.28 CAD 290.70 EUR 199.12 GBP 169.68 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,000.00 

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26.
Blake, H. G. O. (ed).  
Autumn: : From The Journal of Henry David Thoreau

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1892..
470 pp., 12mo. Cloth hardcover. Riverside Edition. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau w/ bibliographical intros & full indexes, vol VII. Slight scuffing, rubbing, flexing, soiling & edgewear to boards. Sunning, edgewear, cocking & shaking to spine but binding holding sturdy. Slight scuffing & soiling to textblock edges. Some faint soiling & dampstaining to pds & eps; faded po pen inscription to ffep. Some very sm creases & light soiling scattered to mostly clean & crisp textblock. Cloth Cloth Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 46.76 CAD 46.03 EUR 31.53 GBP 26.87 JPY 3,563.00 MXN 593.83 ZAR 475.07 

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27.
Bloom, Alexander.  
Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and their world.

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1986..
First edition ISBN: 019503662X 8vo. 461 pp. Corners and spine ends slightly bumped and worn. Rubbing to dj. Tear to edge of dj. Pages fresh and clean. Subjects include Lionel Trilling, Alfred Kazin, Irving Howe, Leslie Fiedler, Philip Rahv, and William Phillips; social scientists like Daniel Bell, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Nathan Glazer; art critics and historians Clement Greeberg, Harold Roseberg, and Meyer Schapiro; novelist Saul Bellow; and political journlists Irving Kristol and Norman Podhoretz. "So deeply entrenched in our intellectual establishment are these people that it's easy to forget that most grew up on the edge of American society- poor, Jewish, the children of immigrants." Quarter Cloth Quarter Cloth Near Fine in Near Fine dj

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28.
Bloom, Harold (ed).  
Classic Horror Writers.

Publisher: New York and Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1994..
ISBN: 0791022269 180 pp. 8vo. Paperback. Light edgewear. Textblock foxed. Light foxing to few pages. Part of the Writers of English: Lives and works series. Paperback Paperback Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 15.75 CAD 15.50 EUR 10.62 GBP 9.05 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 160.00 

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29.
Boas, Louise Schutz.  
Harriet Shelley: Five Long Years.

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1962..
First edition 8vo. 237 pp. Front hinge partially split, corners and spine ends lightly bumped and rubbed. Dj has some wear to edges and corners, small pieces missing from spine ends and corners, light rubbing to covers. Signed by author on fpd, author's address and contact info written by her on rear dj flap. A biography of poet Harriet Shelley. Cloth Cloth Very Good in Very Good dj

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30.
Bolt, Rodney  
History Play: The Lives and Afterlife of Christopher Marlowe

Publisher: New York & London: Bloomsbury, 2005..
First US Edition. 24 X 16½ cm. Fine/Fine. Black boards, burgundy spine with gilt titles, burgundy endpapers, xxiv, 388 pp, notes, bibliography, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. From the DJ: "Without trying to prove it, [this] book assumes that, rather than dying at twenty-nine in a tavern brawl, Christopher Marlowe staged his own death, fled to Europe, and went on to write the work attributed to Shakespeare. This is the starting point for a mischievous and brilliantly written biography of Marlowe, which turns out to be a life of the Bard as well." Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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31.
Bondurant, Agnes M.  
Poe's Richmond.

Publisher: Richmond: The Edgar Allan Poe Museum, 1999..
264 pp. 8vo. Paperback. Reprinted from the Edgard Allan Poe Museum. Light shelfwear. Illustrated by Ralph Warren Lemond. Paperback Paperback Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 12.31 CAD 12.12 EUR 8.30 GBP 7.07 JPY 938.00 MXN 156.33 ZAR 125.07 

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32.
Boswell, James (Ed. by Frederick A. Pottle & Charles H. Bennett)  
Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D., Now First Published from the Original Manuscript

Publisher: New York: The Literary Guild, Inc., 1936..
BCE. 24½ X 17 cm. VG+/No dj. Full brown cloth with dark brown titles, xviii, 435 pp, 6 plates including map, footnotes, index. Slight wear, cheap paper is browning. Printed from plates of the Viking edition designed by D. B. Updike, retaining that attractive design although inferior in production quality. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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33.
Boswell, James.  
The Life of Samuel Johnson.

Publisher: London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848..
12mo. 10 volumes. Corners and spine ends bumped and worn, sunning to spines and edges of cover, shaken, some light staining to covers. Former owner's name to fep, foxing to frontisepieces and titles and illustrations. Last 5 volumes in very good condition. Includes Johnson's journal from his tour to the Hebrides. New edition with notes and additions by John Wilson Croker, 2 supplementary volumes of Johnsoniana by various authors. With 50 engraved illustrations. Cloth Cloth Good

Appr.: | AUD 147.64 CAD 145.35 EUR 99.56 GBP 84.84 JPY 11,250.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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34.
Boswell, James.  
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D (4 vols).

Publisher: New York: John W. Lovell..
1851 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in 4 vols. Exact publication date uncertain. Light musty odor. Some rubbing/scuffing to boards. Mild edgewear. Sticker ghost to vols 1 & 4 feps; sm. sticker to vol 3 fep, vol 2 rep. Binding sturdy & pgs clean. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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35.
Boswell, James.  
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (3 vols).

Publisher: London, Toronto, and New York: J.M. Dent and Sons Limited/E.P. Dutton and Co., 1925..
1388 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj & slc. 3 vols. Musty odor. Foxing/soiling to textblock edges; light edgewear; slight hinge split to vol 2. Binding sturdy; pgs clean & bright. Mild shelfwear to djs w/ some sunning to spines; flaps clipped to corners. Shelfwear to slc; scuffing to edges. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Good DJ

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36.
Boyd, Brian .  
Vladimir Nabokov: : The Russian Years

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990..
First edition ISBN: 0691067945 607 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First eidtion. Very light shelfwear to boards. Slight shelfwear, cocking & shaking to spine but binding very sturdy. Slight foxing to textblock edges. Pgs clean & crisp. Slight scuffing & shelfwear to dj; foxing to interior. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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37.
Bradley, William Aspenwall (ed).  
The Correspondence of Philip Sidney and Hubert Languet.

Publisher: Boston: The Merrymount Press, 1912..
229 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth. Vol. V of The Humanist's Library. Ex-library with usual markings. Bumping to sp. ends and corners, chipping to ends, board exposure to corners, 1/2" open tear to bottom of front joint. Scuffed. Soil to rear board. Stain to front board. Rough cut textblock. Light foxing to eps. Hardcover Hardcover Good

Appr.: | AUD 44.29 CAD 43.60 EUR 29.87 GBP 25.45 JPY 3,375.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

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38.
Bragg, Rick.  
All Over But the Shoutin'.

Publisher: New York: Pantheon Books, 1997..
First edition ISBN: 0679442588 8vo. 329 pp. Spine ends lightly bumped to cover. Dj has light wear to spine ends. Signed and inscribed to title page. Hard Cover Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dj

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39.
Brandys, Kazimierz  
Paris, New York: 1982-1984

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1988..
First US Edition. 21½ X 15 cm. Near Fine/Fine. Black dec. boards, black cloth spine with red foil titles, [vi], 180 pp. Gift inscription on ffep, else fine. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Memoir of the novelist and author of Warsaw Diary exiled from Poland in 1981. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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40.
Brasher, Thomas L.  
Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Publisher: Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1970..
First edition 8vo. 264 pp. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped and worn. Rubbing and wear to dj. Former owners name to fep. Otherwise book is nice and clean. "In his study, Thomas Brasher systematically traces back to the 'Daily Eagle editorials the germination of Walt Whitman's conceptions of society, personal freedom, and the polarity of good and evil that will appear full-blown in his later poetry." Hard Cover Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dj

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41.
Braybrooke, Neville, Ed.  
SEEDS IN THE WIND
 Picture
Publisher: Mercury House San Francisco, CA 1990.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover 0916515796 Minor wear to upper edge of DJ. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; 16664C

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42.
Brenman-Gibson, Margaret  
Clifford Odets, American Playwright: The Years from 1906 to 1940

Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1981..
First Edition. 24 X 16½ cm. VG+/Near Fine. Full black cloth, gilt titles on spine & blind titles on front board, top edge dyed red, xiv, 748, [1] pp, 8 ff b & w photo plates, notes, bibliography, index. Smoky aroma, a few small spots to bottom edge. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Well-documented biography. The author both knew Odets and had access to most of his papers. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 12 oz.)

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43.
Bridge, Ann.  
Facts and Fictions: Some Literary Recollections.

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968..
First edition 8vo. 207 pp. Light wear to top edge of dj. Memoirs of English novelist Ann Bridge. Cloth Cloth Fine in Near Fine dj

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44.
Broad, Lewis.  
The Friendships and Follies of Oscar Wilde.

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1955..
First edition 302 pp. 8vo. Hardcover in dustjacket. First edition. Shelfwear to jacket, sunning to spine, a few tears to edges, some which have been taped w/ scotch tape. Edge wear to book, light bumping to spine ends. Previous owner's name and address to ffep. Yellowing to textblock. "A modern psychological approach to one of literature's most controversial personalities". Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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45.
Brown, Charles H.  
William Cullen Bryant: A Biography.

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971..
First edition 8vo. 577 pp. Spine ends and corners are lightly bumped, light rubbing along dj edges, light sunning to dj spine. First edition, in excellent condition. Cloth Hard Cover Cloth Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dj

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46.
Bryson, Bill  
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir

Publisher: New York: Broadway Books (Random House), 2006..
First Edition. 24� X 16� cm. Fair/Fair. Mustard-yellow boards, blue spine with gilt titles, pictorial endpapers, xiii, 270, [3] pp, photos in text. Large beverage stain along top edge looks rather ugly from above, but affects only the outer margins of some pages while reading, little wear otherwise. DJ has stains matching those on boards; in Brodart archival cover. Travel writer Bryson remembers his childhood in 1950s Iowa. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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47.
Buchanan, George.  
Green Seacoast.

Publisher: New York: Red Dust, Inc., 1968..
First edition 12mo. 108 pp. Corners sl. bumped. Dj has light soil, minor edgewear. First part of the novelist's autobiography, his childhood in Ulster, family, the Antrim coast, school in Belfast during the rebellion. Cloth Cloth Near Fine in Very Good dj

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48.
Cabot, James Elliot.  
A Memoir of Ralph Waldo Emerson, 2 vols.

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Company, 1887..
12mo. 809 pp. Spines bumped, frayed, cloth rubbed. T.e.g. Bookplates of fpds, small bookseller's labels on ffeps. Hinges cracked, endpapers sl. foxed. B/w frontispiece in Vol. I. Biography. Cloth Cloth Good

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49.
Cameron, Kenneth Neill, editor.  
Romantic Rebels: Essays on Shelley and His Circle.

Publisher: Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973..
First edition ISBN: 674779371 8vo. 320 pp. Cover has light wear to corners and spine ends, former owner's name to ffep. Dj has light wear to edges, few nicks, two small tears mended with tape. 12 essays on the lives and works of the Romantic writers and poets such as Wollstoncraft, Shelley, Byron, Hunt. Cloth Cloth Near Fine in Very Good dj

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50.
Campbell, Thomas, William Gifford, Leigh Hunt, George Darley, & Hartley Coleridge  
Lives of the British Dramatists, Volume 1

Publisher: Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1846..
Half-Leather. 18 X 12½ cm. Fair/No dj. Black leather back & corners with marbled paper-covered boards, small 8vo, 479 pp. A bit of foxing & quite a bit of damp-staining, else good, head of spine fraying and boards showing through at edges. Contains biographical and critical notes reprinted from Moxon's editions of the British dramatists, with Campbell on Shakespeare, Gifford on Jonson, Darley on Beaumont & Fletcher, Coleridge on Massinger & Ford, and Hunt on Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, & Farquhar. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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51.
Cary, Lorene  
Black Ice

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991..
First Edition. Inscribed by author on preliminary blank. 22 X 15 cm. Fine/Fine. Quarter white cloth, white paper-covered boards, grey foil titles on front board & spine, [vii], 238, [3] pp. DJ in Brodart archival cover. This is a memoir of Lorene Cary, who attended the newly coed, newly multiracial St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, in the early 1970s; she later returned as a teacher, then as a trustee. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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52.
Chambers, R.W.  
Thomas More.

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1962..
8vo. 415 pp. Spine ends and corners are lightly bumped and rubbed, lightly shaken, former owners name stamped to ffep and half title page. A Biography of the great Thomas More, author of Utopia. Cloth Hardcover Cloth Hardcover Very Good

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53.
Chapman, Guy  
Beckford
 Picture
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1937.
Ex-Library Hardcover. Condition: Poor/None "Apparent first edition. Orange cloth boards with stains, darkening and sticker residue to spine. Page edges soiled: stamped 'withdrawn' top and bottom, with bottom blacked out. Front hinge cracked. Owner's name plate on front pastedown. Interior unmarked, and contents are good. Library envelope pasted to rear end paper." "BOOK INFO: 8 B&W illustrations. According to Hilaire Belloc, 'One of the vilest men of his time, whom vice drove to something like madness.' Or Charles Whibley, 'A courteous gentleman, splendid in prosperity, brave in adversity.' Or the more poignant and useful, himself, 'Not an animal comprehends me.' William Thomas Beckford (Oct 1, 1760 ? May 2, 1844), was an English novelist, a profligate art collector and sometime politician, who was reputed at one stage in his life to be the richest commoner in England. Fonthill Abbey was designed and built for Beckford to store his book collection.". Language: English. Pages: 365

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54.
Chesterton, G. K.  
Charles Dickens: The Last of the Great Men

Publisher: New York: The Press of the Readers Club..
22 X 14½ cm. Near Fine/Very Good. No date, chronology & foreword copyright 1942. Putty cloth with red & black titles, red publisher's device on front board, top edge dyed red, xviii, 236 pp. Spine ends slightly worn, endpapers and page edges lightly browned. DJ flaps trimmed, spine faded, worn at edges, with a few tears (longest 1½ cm) with associated creasing; in Brodart archival cover. Reprint of Chesterton's 1906 book, Charles Dickens: A Critical Study, plus the life of Dickens he wrote for Encyclopaedia Brittanica. Foreword by Alexander Woollcott, chronology by Carl Van Doren. Title page and each chapter head illustrated by an unattributed black & white drawing, perhaps by the book's designer, Warren Chappel. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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55.
Chew, Samuel C.  
Byron in England: His Fame and After Fame.

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924..
8vo. 415 pp. A few tiny white spots on spine. One corner lightly bumped. Cloth Cloth Very Good

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56.
Christie, Agatha  
An Autobiography

Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1976..
4th ptg. 24 X 16½ cm. Near Fine/VG+. Quarter lilac cloth, light grey cloth-covered boards, foil titles on spine, black facsimile signature stamped on front board, pale grey endpapers, xiii, 529 pp, 8 ff b & w photo plates, index. Cloth lightly sunned near top edge, else fine. DJ spine sunned, a bit of rubbing to corners & spine ends; in Brodart archival cover. Christie finished her autobiography at the age of 75, so it misses her last few years, but is a good source on her early life and her feelings about writing. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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57.
Chute, Marchette  
Shakespeare of London

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1949..
BOMC. 22 X 15 cm. G+/No dj. Maroon cloth with portrait blind-stamped on front board, map of London on endpapers, ill. title page, xiii, 397 pp, bibliography, index. Spine ends turned in with a tiny tear at head of spine, spine faded, top edge a bit dusty, a corner bumped, 2 cm tear to page ix. Stated first, but book club deboss is present & BOMC review laid in. This biography (according to the foreword) focuses on Shakespeare the man & actor, in the context of his times, rather than upon his plays. It is based entirely upon contemporary sources, the latest being a document dated 1635 recording testimony of Cuthbert Burbage, the "last survivor of the original group of London theatre men who had worked with Shakespeare." Shipping weight 2 lbs. Location:Drama.

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58.
Chute, Patricia  
Tolstoy at Yasnaya Polyana: His Life and Work in the Charmed World of his Estate

Publisher: New York: Cornelia and Michael Bessie Books, 1991..
First Edition. 24 X 19 cm. Fine/Near Fine. Quarter brown cloth over cyan boards in photo dj, xx, 176 pp, maps, photos. DJ lightly rubbed and sunned; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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59.
Ciardi, John.  
Dialogue with an Audience.

Publisher: Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1963..
First edition 8vo. 316 pp. Some very slight rubbing to dj. Collection of articles and essays from the "Saturday Review", including pieces on Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Milay, and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Cloth Cloth Fine in Near Fine dj

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60.
Clemens, Susy.  
Papa: An Intimate Biography of Mark Twain.

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company Inc., 1985..
First edition ISBN: 0385232454 8vo. 236 pp. In excellent condition. Very light general wear, previous owner's name to ffep, dj taped to rpd and fpd by previous owner, light rubbing and bumping to spine ends and corners of dj. "By his thirteen-year old daughter Susy.Now published in its entirety for the first time a century later." Edited by Charles Neider. Quarter Cloth Quarter Cloth Near Fine in Very Good dj

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61.
Cobden, Richard.  
The American Diaries of Richard Cobden.

Publisher: Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952..
First edition 8vo. 233 pp. Owner's name stamped on ffep, light rubbing to corners, small stain to front cover. The diary of Richard Coben edited with an introduction and notes by Elizabeth Hoon Cawley. Cloth Cloth Near Fine

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62.
Cohen, Morton N.  
Lewis Carroll and Alice 1832-1982.

Publisher: New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1982..
ISBN: 0875980767 133 pp. 4to. Paperback. "A Celebration of Lewis Carroll's Hundred and Fiftieth Birthday." Sunning to spine, joints and edges. Lightly edgeworn. Paperback Paperback Very Good

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63.
Cohen, Morton N.  
Lewis Carroll and Alice 1832-1982.

Publisher: New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1982..
ISBN: 0875980767 133 pp. 4to. Paperback. "A Celebration of Lewis Carroll's Hundred and Fiftieth Birthday." Sunning to spine, joints and upper edges. Staining to rear joint. Damp stain to front joint and slightly to spine. Wear to edges. 1/4" tear to top of front joint. Sm. creases to lower corners of covers. Foxing to textblock and lightly to few other pages. Few sm. brown stains to first page. Paperback Paperback Very Good

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64.
Collins, Joseph,1866-1950  
The Doctor Looks At Literature: Psychological Studies of Life and Letters

Publisher: N.Y., George H. Doran, [1923].
317 p., 12 plates. 22.5 cm. Includes chapters on James Joyce, Dostoevsky, Proust, D.H Lawrence, "Two lesser literary ladies of London: Stella Benson and Virginia Woolf". Stock# 31,686. Vg/ no dj.

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65.
Connely, Willard.  
Sir Richard Steele.

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934..
First edition 8vo. 462 pp. Cloth and gilt spine bright. Edges and endpapers heavily foxed. Dj edgeworn, foxed, soiled. Biography of the eighteenth century English essayist, publisher of the Tatler and the Spectator, political and critical influence and celebrity of the Queen Anne era. B/w frontispiece. Cloth Cloth Very Good- in Good dj

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66.
Conroy, William T.  
Villiers De L'Isle-Adam.

Publisher: Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1978..
8vo. 167 pp. Cloth scuffed and rubbed slightly. Cloth Cloth Near Fine

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67.
Constant, Benjamin and Dan Hofstadter (trans. and ed.).  
The Despot and the Slave.

Publisher: London: The Folio Society, 1986..
140 pp, 8vo. Like new. Clean and tight, in clean slipcase. Bound in blue cloth, with silver illustration. "An autobiography in fact and fiction from the writings of Benjamin Constant." Translated and edited by Dan Hofstadter, with color drawing throughout by Emma Chichester Clark. Cloth Cloth Fine

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68.
Conway, Moncure Daniel, and John Parker Anderson.  
Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne... - Primary Source Edition.

Publisher: Nabu Public Domain Reprints..
Reprint 235 pp., 4to. Paperback. Reprint; not 1890 edition. Light scuffing & shelfwear to covers & spine; large diagonal crease to front cover & several stickers to rear cover. Light soiling to textblock bottom edge. Pgs clean & crisp. Paperback Paperback Very Good

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69.
Cott, Jonathan. [Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904]  
Wandering Ghost: The Odyssey of Lafcadio Hearn

Publisher: NY, Knopf, 1991.
xxi, 438 p., index, illus. Biography of Lafcadio Hearn, 1850-1904. ”Greek-born, half-Irish, half-blind, he became a poet of society's pathologies, a sympathetic chronicler of the exotic and the oppressed. A habitual nomad, in an uncanny feat of self-transformation, he became a Japanese patriot and patriarch.” Stock#27050. Fine/ dj fine.

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70.
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989  
Exile's Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s

Publisher: N.Y., Viking Press, 1951.
vi, 322 p., index. First published 1934. 'Revised and expanded with a new foreword and concluding chapter.' 'A new generation came forward after World War I and it included writers such as Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Wolfe, Dos Passos, Hart Crane, Pound... These and other writers of the 'lost generation'... are the subjects of this informal history which recounts the generation's adventures in Europe and its pilgimage in the world of ideas...' Stock #27072. Vg/ dj, worn, spine faded, endpapers darkened. American literature Biography

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71.
Cowper, William.  
Memoir of the Early Life of William Cowper, Esq. Written By Himself.

Publisher: London: R. Edwards, 1816..
First edition 12mo. 130 pp. With an Appendix, containing some of Cowper's religious letters and other interesting documents, illustrative of the Memoir. Leather covers with gilt borders, decorations on spine. Marbled endpages. Covers edgeworn, scratched. Foxing to edges of page block. Corners and spine ends bumped. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpage. Leather Leather Very Good

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72.
Cox, Sidney.  
Robert Frost: : Original Ordinary Man

Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1929..
Limited edition 43 pp. 8vo (small). Hardcover. Limited edition, signed by author. Light shelfwear to boards, bumping to spine ends and corners. Front hinge split repaired by seller. Browning to ep's and page edges. Endpapers watermarked with "Unicorn" and image of a unicorn. Frontispiece removed, offsetting of picture to title page. Interior very tight. In very good condition. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good signed

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73.
Creston, Dormer  
Andromeda in Wimpole Street: The Romance of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1930..
First Edition. 21 X 15 cm. G+/No dj. Textured black cloth with black-on-lilac paper labels, 286 pp, frontispiece, portrait. Spine sunned, top right corner bumped, extremities rubbed, leaning, boards warped, "Book Club / Central High School" and owner's bookplate on fpd. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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74.
Cummins, Geraldine. Vaughan, Robert. Robinson, Lennox. [Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949]  
Dr E. Œ. Somerville. A Biography... By Geraldine Cummins. Being the First Biography...

Publisher: London, Andrew Dakers Limited. ‘First published 1952’.
xv, 271 p., portrait front., 1 portrait plate; 22 cm. Title continues: of the leading member of the famous literary partnership of E. Œ. Somerville and Martin Ross with a New Bibliography of First Editions compiled by Robert Vaughan and a Preface by Lennox Robinson Litt.D.' "‘We Irish’ (as Bishop Berkeley would say) ‘are apt to swagger a bit... and so when in the eighteen-nineties or thereabouts there came a little burst of Irish writing, poetry, prose, and the drama, we must needs label it ‘The Irish Renaissance.’ ...My brief preface to Edith Somerville’s life is not an attempt to write a history of modern Irish politics nor even to evaluate the poetry, plays, and novels written during those fifty years, but I want to note the important part women writers played in that ‘Renaissance’." (Lennox Robinson). Chapters include Two Irish Cousins, A friendship and literary partnership; Some Literary Celebrities (Æ, Yeats, G. B. S. The founding of the Irish Academy of Letters); The Sale of Manuscripts (The Fairies Return. Psychic research. Edith’s Celtic ancestry); A Visit to America (The fame of Somerville and Ross in America. The Duchess of Windsor); George Moore and Sargent (Edith’s portrait painting. Elgar’s music); Death of a Friend (Dame Ethel Smythe). Green cloth, spine stamped in black; spine faded, bottom end worn, tiny tear in top end; pencil owner initials; no dj; VG. stock#101330.

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Daniel, John  
Looking After: a Son's Memoir

Publisher: Counterpoint Washington D.C. 1996.
Heavy card covers with B&W photo illustration, peach endpapers. 262 pages. Signed, and with a personal inscripton that is initialed, both on the title page. Described as 'a frank and enthralling memoir of life and loss, by an adult child experiencing the burderns - and blessings - of caring for an aging, ailing parent.' Daniel's experience of caring for his mother with Altzheimer's. This book won an Oregon Book Award. In very good condition without notable wear or marks, with award sticker on cover. LITERARY 3825 Signed, and Inscribed and Initialed By the Author First Edition Paperbound Very Good Condition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Literature

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