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Category: All Categories: Literature: American: American Renaissance Lit
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1.
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961  
Thoreau (The biography of a man who believed in doing what he wanted)
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Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press, [1958, ©1939].
xx, 508 p.; 20 cm. First published 1939, this was the standard biography of Thoreau, and still useful as well as a good read. "A selected bibliography": p. [485]-491. Stock#45230. Good+, well read but sound / soft cover.

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Douglas, Ann, 1942-  
Feminization of American Culture
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Publisher: NY, Knopf, 1977.
x, 403 p.; 25 cm. "Explores the alliance, beginning in 1820, of two disenfranchised groups: the women of the middle class and the liberal Protestant clergy, both increasingly relegated to the edges of society (to the parlor, to the Sunday School, to the libraries) by the prevailing entrepreneurial forces." ISBN(10): 0394405323. Stock# NEU263. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket.

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Fetterley, Judith, 1938-  
Provisions : A Reader from 19th-century American Women / edited with an introduction and critical commentary

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1985..
viii, 467 p. ; 23 cm. "The work of sixteen women who wrote during the years when American writers were developing their distinctive styles and voices." Published between 1830 and 1864. Two of the stories have some ink underlining. Stock# 44,262. Good+ / soft cover.

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4.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864  
The Marble Faun; or, The Romance of Monte Beni
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Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields, 1860 [1862].
Two volumes: 283; 288, [16] p.; 19 cm. "Seventeenth Thousand" (verso of t.p.); "A List of Books Published by Ticknor and Fields," vol. 2, 16 p. dated May 1862. Has library bookplate: "Union Library, Tiverton, R.I." See BAL 7621. Stock#OB142. Good plus in original embossed publisher's binding. Not many Tivertonians read it.

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5.
Hoffman, Andrew Jay. Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  
Twain's Heroes, Twain's Worlds: Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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Publisher: Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1988.
xvii, 209 p.; 24 cm. Hoffman achieves here a fresh and insightful reinterpretation of three of Twain's most compelling and intriguing characters-- Huckleberry Finn, Hank Morgan, and David "Pudd'nhead" Wilson. His concern with traditional ideas of heroism. ISBN (10): 081228139X. Author's inscription to friend. Stock#47349. Vg/ dj vg

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Hovey, Allen Beecher, 1938- . [Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862]  
The Hidden Thoreau by Allen Beecher Hovey, Department of Fine Arts, American University of Beirut
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Publisher: Beirut, 1966.
[xiii], [19]-152 p., illus.; 24 cm. Studies the influence of Concord and of New England nature on Thoreau's writing. Stock#46632. Vg/ no dj.

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  
The Works of Washington Irving. Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus / Astoria ... Volume II
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Publisher: NY, Peter Fenelon Collier, 1893.
xiii, 603 p.; 26.5 cm. Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, pp. 7-299 ;Astoria, pp. 301-435; A Tour on the Prairies, pp. 437-484. Stock#47364. Good+, title-page reinforced.

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8.
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891  
Fireside Travels / by James Russell Lowell
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Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields, 1864.
[9], 324 p.; 18 cm. Contents: Cambridge thirty years ago, A Moosehead journal, Leaves from my journal in Italy and elsewhere. "The greater part of this volume was first printed in ’Putnam’s Monthly’ and ’Graham’s Magazine’" --p. [6]. Verso of title-page: (Cambridge [Mass.] University Press: Welch, Bigelow, and Co.). First edition. BAL 13117. Signs of water damage on front endpapers and slightly on tops of last 4 leaves; publisher's binding sound, some wear to corners and ends of spine; good+. Stock#OB551.

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9.
Melville, Herman 1819-1891  
Moby Dick or the White Whale

Publisher: Boston, MA: L.C. Page and Co., [1950]. 14th impression.
[viii]-xii, [9]-533, [534-543]pages, 20 cm. Page first published its edition of Moby Dick in 1892 a year after the author's death when his reputation had reached bottom. Stock# 47991. vg,paper toned, book plate/ dj good, spin sunned.

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10.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891  
Moby-Dick, or, The Whale
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Publisher: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983; ©1979.
2 p.l., xv, 576, [577-579] p., illus.; 23.5 cm. Reprint; originally published: San Francisco: Arion Press, 1979. Designed by Andrew Hoyen with illustrations by Barry Moser, who challenges the tradition established by Rockwell Kent. A grand version of a great novel. Stock#46026. Vg / soft cover.

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11.
Sherman, Stuart C. (Capen), 1916-1983  
Annual Melville Bibliography 1951

Publisher: Providence Public Library, [1952].
1 leaf,1-6 leaves, 28.5 cm. "Multilith" With Annual Melville Bibliography 1952-1957, 28 numbered leaves. Stock# 44,778. Vg / boud typescript.

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12.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 / Pearson, Norman Holmes 1909-1975, ed.  
Walden or, Life in the woods; On the duty of civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1960, c1948.].
xii, 304 p., 18.5 cm. 11th printing. This was the standard college text of the era. With commentary by Yale's Pearson. Stock#102692. Good+ / soft cover.

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13.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 /Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, editor  
Letters to Various Persons by Henry D. Thoreau
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Publisher: Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865.
[7], 229 p.; 19 cm. Edited by Ralph Waldo Emerson, whose Note reads, "...nearly all these letters have been printed directly from the original autographs furnished by the persons to whom they were addressed." BAL 20116; Boni A6. Stock#OB964. Good+, a sound copy. The fragile Ticknor & Fields cloth spine had broken and Hollis Bedell expertly rebacked it, saving some of the gold tooling. The interior is quite good but it has certainly been read over the past 150 years.

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14.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961, editor  
The Works of Thoreau. Selected & Edited by Henry S. Canby
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Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1937.
[xi], xxiv, 848 p., front., plates; 22 cm. This copy has an October 1937 publisher's review copy slip. Dust jacket fragile, worn, chipped, separated into 4 panels; now in mylar; internally clean, good condition. Stock#47132.

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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900- , editor  
The Annotated Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Together with Civil Disobedience...
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Publisher: NY, C. N. Potter; distributed by Crown Publishers [c1970].
[viii], 502 p., illus., facsims., maps, ports., index, 28 cm. Title continues: "A Detailed Chronology and Various Pieces about its Author, the Writing and Publishing of the Book. Edited, with an introduction, notes, and bibliography by Philip Van Doren Stern." "The text... is a photographic copy of the first edition... in the Huntington Library." "The text for Civil Disobedience... is the 1866 one from A Yankee in Canada." Bibliography: p. 485-492. Good+, bottom dust jacket rippled. Stock#43781.

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16.
Van Nostrand, A. (Albert) D.  
Everyman His Own Poet; Romantic Gospels in American Literature [by] A. D. Van Nostrand.

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [1968].
xii, 272 p. 22 cm. "Concerns itself with how the authors of some of the greatest works of American literature--Moby Dick, Walden, Leaves of Grass, Nature, The Education of Henry Adams, The Bridge, and Paterson, among others--were forced... to create cosmologies, theories about the universe, ' in order to write meaningfully about America." Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 259-261). Stock# 42,759. Vg / dj vg.

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