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The Inklings
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The Inklings

By Humphrey. Carpenter

Ballantine NY 1981. 324 pages. First thus. Near fine condition with a trace of wear. See photos. Bx249

$10.80

Norris: Novels and Essays
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Norris: Novels and Essays

By Frank Norris

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

$20.00

Twain: Mississippi Writings
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Twain: Mississippi Writings

By Mark Twain

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

$20.00

Emerson: Essays and Lectures
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Emerson: Essays and Lectures

By Ralph Waldo Emerson

Library of America, NY, 1983 1325 pages. second printing. Near fine with llight dust soiling top page edges in fine dust jacket. See photos bx ref 26

$20.00

Melville Davisson Post : Man of many mysteries
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Melville Davisson Post : Man of many mysteries

By Charles A Norton

Bowling Green University Popular Press , Ohio , 1973 First edition 261 page hardcover without Dust jacket as Issued . A fine copy . See Photos bx 298

$20.00

The Cruise of the Janet Nichol  Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson\'s Dairy of a South Sea Cruise
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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

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

$30.00

Marie Corelli The Writer and The Woman
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Marie Corelli The Writer and The Woman

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

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

$20.00

A SILVERLOCK COMPANION --- THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JOHN MYERS MYERS
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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]

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

$26.50

Summer at Little Lava
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Summer at Little Lava

By Charles Fergus

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 farm. From the house, views give onto mountains, volcanoes, rugged coast, and the pure Icelandic sky". 289 pages, map frontispiece. Fine copy in Fine Dust Wrapper. bx158

$12.80

SHADOWINGS: THE READER'S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION 1981-1982 [STARMONT  STUDIES IN LITERARY CRITICISM I]
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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)

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 contributors. Near Fine copy.; Signed by Author .12

$23.00

THE TOM CLANCY COMPANION [AN IN-DEPTH, INSIDE LOOK AT THE WORK, CAREER AND  PHENOMENAL IMPACT OF THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR]
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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]

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

$11.80

GERTRUDE AND ALICE
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GERTRUDE AND ALICE

By Souhami, Diana

[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

$12.00

THE JOHN W. CAMPBELL LETTERS VOLUME 1
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THE JOHN W. CAMPBELL LETTERS VOLUME 1

By Campbell, John W. [edited by Perry A. Chapdelaine Sr, Tony Chapdelaine, George Hay] [cover art by Frank Kelly Freas] [interior artwork by Susan Doyle, Patricia Erikson, Kelly Freas, Paul Martin, Julia Scott, Kedvin Ward, France Watts, Teddy Whittenbarger]

[Franklin, TN]: [AC Projects Inc] First edition. Copy #24/750 numbered copies. Glossy pictorial boards, 610 pages, illustrated, index. Near Fine copy [very light spine heel bumping] [no Dust Wrapper, as issued]. .strsbkcs1

$55.00

NECON STORIES
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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]

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]. This copy has been inscribed and signed by Bob Booth [who wrote the Preface, and was one of the publishers] to one of the other contributors. Near Fine or better copy 196

$65.00

THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER
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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]

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 and a bottom edge nick to the front flap]. 190

$16.00

STEPHEN KING: STARMONT READER'S GUIDE 16
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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]

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

$17.50

THE PARIS EDITION: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WAVERLEY ROOT 1927 - 1934
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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]

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 Wrapper with pin-pricking to the front panel. ref28

$11.80

Nomad's Land
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Nomad's Land

By Rinehart, Mary Roberts

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. .

$15.00

THE THESPIAN MIRROR: SHAKESPEARE IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NOVEL
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THE THESPIAN MIRROR: SHAKESPEARE IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NOVEL

By Noyes, Robert Gale

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 Barbara Noyes, and with cover artwork by M. F. Brown] from the author is laid in. 200 pages, illustrated, index. Near Fine copy [save for a paper clip impression to the fore-edge of the first two leaves] in age-toned VG+ Dust Wrapper save for several edge tears [one is 1.5" long, the others from 1/2" to 1" long].; Signed by Author . (Robert) Gale Noyes (1898-1961), professor of English. was born in Norwich, Connecticut on September 1, 1898. After graduation from Norwich Free Academy he entered Brown and received both the bachelor of arts and master of arts degrees in 1921. He earned his Ph.D. at Harvard and became an assistant professor there before he returned to Brown in 1938 as associate professor of English. He served in both World Wars. In the first, he was in the Coast Guard. In the second, he was inducted the day before his 44th birthday (the cutoff point for the draft) and engaged in intelligence and public relations work with the rank of Captain. He was promoted to full professor in 1951. He was an authority on Restoration drama and eighteenth-century fiction. He published Ben Jonson on the English Stage, 1660-1776 in 1935, The Thespian Mirror in 1953, and The Neglected Muse in 1958. He was ill during the academic year 1960-61 and died in Providence on March 25. 1961. The Brown Daily Herald noted, "His classes were always full, not only with English majors but also with students representing all other disciplines. They took his course to gain an insight into life by enjoying his erudition, his sense of humor, and his vast humanity."- encylopedia Brunoniana

$32.00

POE POE POE POE POE POE POE
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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]

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; plus a creased 5/8" wedge-shaped tear and a 3/8" upper corner tear, to the rear panel. poet7

$16.00

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