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The Inklings

by Humphrey. Carpenter

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biblioboy
Published
1981
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Very Good
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first thus
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9780345295521
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$10.80

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Ballantine NY 1981. 324 pages. First thus. Near fine condition with a trace of wear. See photos. Bx249
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Norris: Novels and Essays

by Frank Norris

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biblioboy
Published
1986
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780940450400
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$20.00

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Library of America, NY, 1986 1232 pages. First edition. Near fine with llight dust soiling top page edges in fine dust jacket. See photos bx ref 26
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Twain: Mississippi Writings

by Mark Twain

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biblioboy
Published
1982
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780940450073
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$20.00

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Library of America, NY, 1982 1084 pages. First edition. Near fine with llight dust soiling top page edges in fine dust jacket. See photos bx ref 26
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The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson's Dairy of a South Sea Cruise

by Mrs.Robert Louis Stevenson

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biblioboy
Published
1914
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Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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$30.00

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Scribners , NY , 1914 First edition 189 pages Illustrated Hardcover lacking the dust jacket. Interesting biography . A very good copy with light edge wear, light wear to cloth binding, spine darkened , light foxing to the end papers,else a tight clean copy. See Photos up window 6 bx
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Marie Corelli The Writer and The Woman

by Coates T.F.G. and R.S. Warren Bell

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biblioboy
Published
1903
Condition
Fair
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1st edition
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$20.00

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A fair only copy of this 1903 first edition 352 pages with light old damp staining to the lower outside corner in the margin of most pages, front and rear hinges cracked but holding well, soiling to the colt binding. See Photos 713
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A SILVERLOCK COMPANION --- THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JOHN MYERS MYERS

by Myers, John Myers [edited by Fred Lerner] [James M. Crane, Edmund R. Meskys, Charlotte Moslander, Anne J. Braude] [front cover illustration by Celia Myers, rear cover illustration by Jim Reynolds]

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biblioboy
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780910619028
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$26.50

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Center Harbor: Niekas Publications Book. Near Fine. 1988. First Edition. Softcover. 0910619026 . First edition. Oversize [about 8.5" x 10.75"] pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled, 52 pages. Near Fine copy [very light creasing]. Scarce. dskdrw4
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Summer at Little Lava

by Charles Fergus

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biblioboy
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780374525521
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$12.80

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New York: North Point Press / Farrar Straus and Giroux [1998]. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0374525528 . First edition. "Little Lava is a farm on the west coast of Iceland. No roads lead to it; the way lies across a lagoon flooded twice a day by the tide. A lava field borders the… Read more
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SHADOWINGS: THE READER'S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION 1981-1982 [STARMONT STUDIES IN LITERARY CRITICISM I]

by Winter, Douglas E. (edited by)

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biblioboy
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780916732851
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$23.00

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Mercer Island: Starmont House. [Stephen King, Karl Edward Wagner, Dennis Etchison, Alan Ryan, David Morrell, Charles L. Grant, Melissa Mia Hall, Jack Sullivan, Craig Shaw Gardner, Richard Meyers, Brooks Landon, et al] . First edition. This copy has been signed by Douglas E. Winter on the title page. Pictorial wrappers, 148 pages, the years in review, notes on the… Read more
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THE TOM CLANCY COMPANION [AN IN-DEPTH, INSIDE LOOK AT THE WORK, CAREER AND PHENOMENAL IMPACT OF THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR]

by Greenberg, Martin H. [edited by] [introduction by Larry Bond] [interview with Tom Clancy] [Concordance compiled by Roland J. Green]

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biblioboy
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780425134078
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$11.80

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New York: Berkley Books [1992]. First edition. 370 pages, photo-illustrated. VG+ or better copy. very light wear , light readers crease to spine.155
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GERTRUDE AND ALICE

by Souhami, Diana

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biblioboy
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780044408338
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$12.00

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[Hammersmith, London]: Pandora / HarperCollins Publishers [1991]. First edition. 300 pages, photo-illustrated, references, select bibliography, credits, index. Near Fine copy [minor upper corner bumping] in Fine Dust Wrapper. ref27
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NECON STORIES

by (Necon) The Necon Committee (editors) [Les Daniels, Chet Williamson, John Farris, Lucius Shepard, John Coyne, Alan Ryan, F. Paul Wilson, S. T. Joshi, Darrell Schweitzer, Donald M. Grant, Thomas F. Monteleone, et al] [H. P. Lovecraft related]

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biblioboy
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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Providence: Three Bobs Press. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Trade Paperback. First edition. Copy #9/50 numbered copies in red lettered [trade sized paperback format] wrappers that were reserved for the contributors. Essays and photographs relating to Necon, stories, plus essays on H. P. Lovecraft, etc. 159 pages, illustrated [by Bob Lavoie, Steve Gervais and Don Maitz].… Read more
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THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

by Gross, Miriam (edited by) [Eric Homberger, Julian Symons, Russell Davies, Billy Wilder, John Houseman, Philip French, Dilys Powell, Michael Mason, Michael Gilbert, Clive James, Natasha Spender, Jacques Barzun, et al]

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biblioboy
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780894790164
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$16.00

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New York: A & W Publishers Inc 1978. First US edition. 190 pages last numbered page is 189,, photo-illustrated, bibliography, introduction by Patricia Highsmith, Near Fine copy very scattered top edge foxing in price clipped [with small printed price sticker added] else Near Fine Dust Wrapper [lower corner crease… Read more
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STEPHEN KING: STARMONT READER'S GUIDE 16

by Winter, Douglas E. [Roger C. Schlobin, series editor] [cover design by Stephen E. Fabian]

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biblioboy
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780916732431
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$17.50

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Mercer Island: Starmont House [1982]. Near Fine. 1982. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 0916732436 . First edition. This copy has been signed by Douglas E. Winter on the title page. Pictorial wrappers, 128 pages, chronology, primary bibliography, secondary bibliography, index. Near Fine copy.; Signed by Author .25
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THE PARIS EDITION: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WAVERLEY ROOT 1927 - 1934

by Root, Waverley [edited and with an introduction by Samuel Abt]

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biblioboy
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865472761
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$11.80

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San Francisco: North Point Press. 1987. First edition. "Waverley Root, reporter, editor, author, was a natural storyteller who, during his years as a reporter on the Paris edition of the Chicago Tribune, was at the center of the most exciting period of American cultural activity in Paris". 208 pages. Fine copy in otherwise Near Fine Dust… Read more
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Nomad's Land

by Rinehart, Mary Roberts

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biblioboy
Published
1926
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: George H. Doran Company [1926]. Good with no dust jacket. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. 287 pages, illustrated. Name and date [Xmas, 1928] to the front paste-down, some scattered foxing, else generally a VG+ copy [with tight uncracked hinges] but lacking the Dust Wrapper. .
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THE THESPIAN MIRROR: SHAKESPEARE IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NOVEL

by Noyes, Robert Gale

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biblioboy
Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$32.00

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Providence: Brown University. 1953. First edition. This copy has been inscribed ["For Dr. Tom Perry, with gratitude,"] and signed by the author on the front free end paper. This copy has also been inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. An undated "Season's Greetings card [with the printed names of Gale and … Read more
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POE POE POE POE POE POE POE

by Hoffman, Daniel [re: Edgar Allan Poe] [Dust Wrapper design by Allen Weinberg, author photo by Elizabeth McFarland]

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biblioboy
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Later Printing
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$16.00

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc.1972 Unstated later printing [with code N10 on page 339]. Literary criticism and interpretation, 339 pages, index. VG or better copy [very light edge bumping, small area of light colored staining to the top edge at the fore-edge] in otherwise VG+ Dust Wrapper with a 3/16" chip to the spine head;… Read more
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HEMINGWAY: THE TORONTO YEARS

by Burrill, William [Ernest Hemingway] [Dust Wrapper design by Tania Craan, author photo by Tony Bock]

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biblioboy
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780385254892
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$12.80

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[Ontario]: Doubleday Canada Limited [1995]. Later printing. Focuses on articles written for the Toronto Star in the 1920s. 392 pages, illustrated, notes, index. Near Fine copy [light spine end bumping] in Near Fine Dust Wrapper [small area of staining to the front flap].155 .
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BERTRAND RUSSELL: A POLITICAL LIFE

by Ryan, Alan

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biblioboy
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780809028979
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$14.50

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New York: Hill and Wang / Farrar Straus and Giroux 1988. First US edition. Review copy with promotional material laid in. 226 pages, notes, a note on sources and references, index. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Dust Wrapper.196
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THE FRIENDLY SHAKESPEARE: A THOROUGHLY PAINLESS GUIDE TO THE BEST OF THE BARD

by (William Shakespeare) Epstein, Norrie [Dust Wrapper design by Todd Radom, illustration by Mark Summers, author photo by Jerry Bauer]

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biblioboy
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670844470
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$15.00

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[New York]: the copyright page]. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670844470 . First edition. Review copy with review slip [with January 4, 1993 publication date] and promotional material laid in. 550 pages, illustrated, a select filmography, spoofs, offshoots, parodies, and adaptations; Shakespeare and television, the BBC Time/Life series, sources, index. Near… Read more
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