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Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000-2005    (Signed)
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Inner Workings: Literary Essays 2000-2005 (Signed)

By COETZEE, J. M.

NY: Viking Adult, 2007. Bound in black cloth and black boards, stamped in gold in matching black and white dust jacket. A 304 pp. book on literary essays by the Nobel Prize winning author. A signed bookplate is affixed to the half-title page. . Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$95.00

The Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms
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The Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms

By PREMINGER, Alex, Ed.

NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. A 309 pp. book on poetic terms. Interesting reference book. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

Oscar Wilde Discovers America

By LEWIS, Lloyd; Smith, Henry Justin

NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1936. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold, lacking the dust jacket. Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown with owner's signature stamp below the bookplate. Tight, clean copy of this 462 pp. book on Wilde's visit to the U.S. Gilt on spine is still quite bright. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$42.50

Duncan Grant and the Bloomsbury Group

By Turnbaugh, Douglas

UK: Bloomsbury Books, 1987. Bound in black cloth over green boards, stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. 117 pp. of text, 64 black and white plates at rear of book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.50

In My Good Books (Signed)

By Pritchett, V. S.

UK: Reader's Union, 1943. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in red. Lacking the dust jacket. This is a 190 pp. book of essays on "book matters" by the prolific author. "Discarded" stamps on pastedown -- but it was never a library book. Inscribed and signed on the front endpaper to the author Richard Brunner. . Inscribed and Signed. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$37.50

The Diary of Virginia Woolf: Volume Two, 1920-1924
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The Diary of Virginia Woolf: Volume Two, 1920-1924

By WOOLF, Virginia

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold in purple dust jacket. A tight, clean copy; edited by Anne Oliver Bell; assisted by Andrew McNeillie; 371pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Virginia Woolf

By DAICHES, David

CT: New Directions, 1942. The first edition of this biography that was part of New Directions' Makers of Modern Literature series. Dustwrapper by Lustig maintains the $1.50 price. 169 pp. .. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$27.00

The Writer's Desk
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The Writer's Desk

By KREMENTZ, Jill

New York: Random House Inc, 1996. Some minor toning to extremes, but overall, a tight, clean copy of this early reprint of this book of photos of writer's desk. Intro. by Johne Updike. 110 pp. . Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Josef Eberle: Poet und Publizist (German Edition)
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Josef Eberle: Poet und Publizist (German Edition)

By EBERLE, Josef

Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2001. Bound in red boards, stamped in white in illustrated matching dust jacket. This is the first German edition of this work on the author. 207 pp. Text in German. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

Concerning E. M. Forster
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Concerning E. M. Forster

By KERMODE, Frank

NY: Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 2009. Bound in brown boards, stamped in silver in matching brown price-clipped dust jacket with picture of author on front panel. Tight, clean copy of this 180 pp. book on the author. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$16.00

George Meredith - His Life And Work

By LINDSAY, Jack

London: The Bodley Head, 1956. Bound in maroon patterned cloth with blue lettering to spine shows lightly bumped spine ends with darkening to top page edges, and a publishers black out label to rear of title page. Dustwrapper shows light wear to extremes. 420 pgs.. First U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.

$14.50

Playing in the Dark

By MORRISON, Toni

MA: Harvard, 1992. The first edition/second printing of this rather scarce 92 pp. book subtitled "Whiteness and the Literary Imagination". Part of the William E. Massey, Sr. Lectures in the History of Civilization series.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$13.00

The Magic Lantern of Marcel Proust (Signed 2x)

By MOSS, Howard

NY: Macmillan, 1962. Bound in Black cloth, stamped in silver, in illustrated dust jacket with a picture of a young Marcel Proust. 111 pp. Inscribed and signed by the author on the second free endpaper and again on the title page. Tight, clean copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$32.50

The Robert Burns AuthentiKit 1

By BURNS, Robert

Jedburgh, Scotland: Cascade Publishing, 1972. A Kit housed in a printed slip case that contains: illustrations, facsimiles, maps, music, portraits ; 23 cm. A collection of ephemera dealing with the Scottish author. Quite Scarce (few copies on OCLC). . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket - As Published.

$35.00

To All Gentleness: William Carlos Williams, the Doctor-Poet

By BALDWIN, Neil

NY: Atheneum Books, 1984. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in gold in illustrated dust jacket. 223 pp. Some crinkling to rear panel of jacket -- but a tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good + - Price-clipped.

$13.00

"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You"--The Life And Works Of William Carlos Williams
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"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You"--The Life And Works Of William Carlos Williams

By LEIBOWITZ, Herbert

New York: FSG, 2011. Bound in black boards with silver lettering to spine, has black & white photos of subject in middle of volume. Shows the slightest foxing to top & side page edges and is in otherwise near fine conditon, as is the dustwrapper. 496 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9 1/2" X 6 1/2".

$19.00

Ezra Pound the Solitary Volcano

By TYTELL, John

London: Bloomsbury, 1987. Bound in deep green boards with author's initials and stars embossed in gold to front panel and gold lettering to spine. Has pictures of the subject and family in black & white photos to middle of volume. Shows light foxing to page edges and light wear to extremes. Dustjacket shows light wear to extremes. 368 pgs.. First U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++. 9 1/2" X 6 1/2".

$21.00

Americans in Paris - 1903-1939

By WICKES, George

NY: Saturday Review Press, 1969. Bound in black and tan cloth, stamped in gold, in matching illustrated dust jacket. An unusually tight, clean copy of this first edition which is not usually encountered in this condition. 278 pp. + Biblio. and Index. . Firsr Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$35.00

Dickens' Journalism: Gone Astray and Other Papers, 1851-59 v. 3 (Everyman Dickens)

By DICKENS, Charles

London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1998. Bound in black boards, stamped in gold in matching yellow dust jacket. A tight, clean copy of this 542 pp. book on Gone Astray and other Papers. 1851-1859.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

Mark Twain's Notebooks & Journals, Volume I [1 & 2] - (The Mark Twain Papers)
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Mark Twain's Notebooks & Journals, Volume I [1 & 2] - (The Mark Twain Papers)

By Mark Twain

CA: University of California Press, 1976. Bound in tan buckram, stamped in red and black in matching dust jackets. Previous owner's neat name stamped to ffeps. Toning to page edges of volume one. Overall, a tight, bright, two-volume set. Covers the years 1855-1883 in the two volumes. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$85.00

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