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image of John Betjeman Letters: vol. 1; 1026 to 1951

John Betjeman Letters: vol. 1; 1026 to 1951

by Betjeman, John, edited and introduced by Candida Lycett Green

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Published
1994
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9780413669506
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London: Methuen, 1994. Hardcover. xxiii, 584p., facsimile frontis, preface, chronologies of life & works, appendix, dramatis personae, nicknames, index, illustrated with three glossy b&w photo sections, light toning to text block common to UK editions else a very good second printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj.
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image of Georg Brandes un Peter Kropotkin געארג בראנדעס און פעטער קראפאטקין

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Paris: Editions Polyglottes, 1961. 238p., very good hardcover. Text in Yiddish, except for French title page (Georg Brandes et Peter Kropotkine). On the relationship between the Danish critic and socialist Georg Brandes and the prominent anarchist.
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Stephen Vincent Benét: essays on his life and work

by [Benét, Stephen Vincent] David Garrett Izzo & Lincoln Konkle, editors, Thomas Carr Benét, Patricia McAndrew, Jared Lobdell, Nancy Bunge, Robert Combs et al.

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Published
2003
ISBN
9780786413645
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Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2003. Paperback. xi, 244p., introduction, chronology, invocation, essays on his life, poetry, fiction & drama, contributors, bibliography, index, b&w illustrations, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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image of The Romance That Balzac Lived: Honore de Balzac and the Women He Loved

The Romance That Balzac Lived: Honore de Balzac and the Women He Loved

by [Balzac, Honore de], Ralph Oppenheim

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Published
1927
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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1927. Pamphlet. 64p., stapled light blue wraps, 3.5x5 inches, wraps toned along edges, pages evenly toned else very good condition. Little Blue Book No. 1213.
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My Father & Myself

by Ackerley, J. R.

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780671656751
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New York: Poseidon press, 1988. Hardcover. 219p., very good first trade paperback edition, first printing stated, illustrated with photos, pictorial wraps. The 1968 UK edition was Young 9*.
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image of A.S. Zaks : Kemfer far folks-oiflebung [English title: The life and works of A. S. Sachs (1877 - 1931), Champion of Jewish people's renaissance]

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New York: A. S. Sachs Gesellschaft, 1945. 396p., red cloth boards, corners slightly bumped, some fingerprint smudges. A study of Abraham Simcha Sachs by the anarchist editor of the "Freie Arbeiter Stimme." Foreword by Ben Zion Goldberg.
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$45.00
image of Dovid Edelshtat דוד עדעלשטאט

Dovid Edelshtat דוד עדעלשטאט

by Marmor, Kalmon קלמן מרמר

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Published
1950
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New York: Ikuf, 1950. 410p. hardcover with gilt title on dark brick-red cloth, very good. Text in Yiddish. On the anarchist poet David Edelstadt, who had edited the Freie Arbeiter Stimme before dying of tuberculosis in 1892.
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The Great Tom Fuller

by Lyman, Dean B.

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Published
1935
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1935. Hardcover. xii, 198p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, frontispiece portrait of Fuller, small ink stain on front board, offsetting to both free endpapers else very good condition. No dj. On the 17th century English historian and writer.
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Reminiscences of Lenin

by Krupskaya, N. K; translated from the Russian by Bernard Isaacs

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Published
1979
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New York: International Publishers, 1979. Paperback. 553p., wraps, 5.25x8 inches, frontispiece portraits of Krupskaya and Lenin, wraps worn, sticker scar on front wrap, spine creased else good fourth printing.
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Dovid Edelshtat דוד עדעלשטאט

by Marmor, Kalmon קלמן מרמר

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Published
1950
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New York: Ikuf, 1950. 410p. hardcover with black title on brick-red cloth, very good. Text in Yiddish. On the anarchist poet David Edelstadt, who had edited the Freie Arbeiter Stimme before dying of tuberculosis in 1892.
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image of Shelley: The Pursuit

Shelley: The Pursuit

by [Shelley, Percy Bysshe] Richard Holmes

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Published
1975
ISBN
9780525202875
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$35.00

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New York: Dutton, 1975. Hardcover. ix-xiii, 829p., introduction, bibliography, index, illustrations, very good first edition, first printing stated and with full number line. Very good in buckram cloth boards and unclipped dj toned on inside flaps.
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image of Josiah Warren: the first American anarchist, a sociological study

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Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1906. Hardcover. xxxviii, 134p., tipped-in frontispiece, two tipped-in illustrations, original red cloth with a faded spine and uneven fading to front board else very good first edition. An early American anarchist, Warren was involved Owen's New Harmony community, the community 'Utopia' in Ohio, and helped establish the Modern Times community in New York.… Read more
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Moab is My Washpot: an autobiography

by Fry, Stephen

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Published
1999
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9780375502644
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New York: Random House, 1999. Hardcover. 366p., semi-glossy b&w photo section, near-fine first edition stated with the usual Random House number line ending in 2 as called for, boards and bright unclipped dj.
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The Reminiscences of Tung Hsiao-wan

by Mao P'i-chiang (Mao Bijiang), translated by Pan Tze-yen (Z.Q. Parker)

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Published
1931
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Shanghai: Commercial Press, 1931. 159p., hardcover, front endpaper had rubberstamped owner's address, otherwise very good. Mao's 17th-century account of his beloved concubine, her name rendered as Dong Xiaowan in modern pinyin orthography (董小宛).
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The Interior Castle: the art & life of Jean Stafford

by [Stafford, Jean] Ann Hulbert

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Published
1992
ISBN
9780394557045
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New York: Knopf, 1992. Hardcover. xv, 430p., introduction, notes, index, illustrated with b&w photos, near-fine first edition stated in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj.
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Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1906. Hardcover. xxxviii, 134p., tipped-in frontispiece, two tipped-in illustrations, original red cloth with a faded and edgeworn spine, pencil underlining and marginalia throughout, small stain on ppxi-xv, faint dampstain to bottom corner else good first edition. Anarchist author. An early American anarchist, Warren was involved Owen's New Harmony community, the community 'Utopia' in… Read more
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A Dangerous Liasion: a revelatory new biography of Simone de Beauvoir & Jean-Paul Sartre

by [De Beauvoir, Simone & Jean-Paul Sartre] Carole Seymour-Jones

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Published
2009
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9781590202685
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New York: Overlook Press, 2009. Hardcover. xvii, 574p., prefacer, bibliography, notes, index, remainder mark on bottom edges else very good first US edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj.
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Under the Sign of Saturn essays

by Sontag, Susan

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780374280765
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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1980. Hardcover. 204p., very good first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Remainder mark to top page edges. Essays on Artaud, Paul Goodman, Fascism, Hitler on film and Roland Barthes.
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image of Life of the Blessed Charles Spinola, of the Society of Jesus. With a sketch of the other Japanese martyrs, beatified on the 7th of July, 1867

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New York: PJ Kennedy; Excelsior Catholic Pub. House, 1892. 250p., hardcover with gilt title "Japanese Martyrs" on spine and on front board; hinges starting.
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Truman Capote: with halftone illustrations

by [Capote, Truman] Helen S. Garson

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780804422291
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$20.00

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New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co, 1980. Hardcover. 210p. + 8p. photos, notes, bibliography, index, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped bright dj. Modern Literature series, Philip Winsor, editor.
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