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Edith Wharton: A Biography
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Edith Wharton: A Biography

By Lewis, R. W. B.

London: Constable. Hardback. 592pp. Biography of the American novelist. Dust wrapper is rather faded to spine and a little rubbed. Hint of bumping to spine ends. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1975.

$15.39

Sphere History of Literature: The Victorians, Volume 6
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Sphere History of Literature: The Victorians, Volume 6

By Pollard, Arthur (editor)

London: Sphere Books,. Hardback. 569pp. A popular overview that aims to balance historical and critical interpretations. Sunned a little to dust wrapper. Slightly bumped to points. Small mark to dust wrapper spine. Very good copy in Good dw. . Hardcover. 1987.

$12.82

Henry James Letters: Volume I, 1843-75
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Henry James Letters: Volume I, 1843-75

By James, Henry and edited by Leon Edel.

London: Macmillan,. Hardback. 493pp. Black and white frontis and 13 further plates. Red boards with gilt titles to spine. Dust wrapper is somewhat rubbed to the lower edge. Very good copy in good+ dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1974.

$12.82

The Literature of the United States
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The Literature of the United States

By Cunliffe, Marcus

London: Pelican,. Paperback. 384pp. A study of American literature from colonial times to the the twentieth century inter-war period. Heavily tanned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1955.

$2.56

Memories of a Catholic Girlhood
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Memories of a Catholic Girlhood

By McCarthy, Mary

London: Heinemann,. Hardback. 226pp. Memoir of the American novelist. Selection of black and white photographs. Blue cloth is unevenly sunned and has Boots Library sticker to front. A little rubbed. Binding is sound. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1957.

$5.13

The Literary Situation
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The Literary Situation

By Cowley, Malcolm

New York: Vicking Press,. Paperback. 259pp. A little rubbed and pages are a little tanned. Unevenly sunned and with pen note ans small area of surface loss to front. Good-, sound copy. . Paperback. 1961.

$3.21

Edith Wharton and Henry James: The Story of Their Friendship
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Edith Wharton and Henry James: The Story of Their Friendship

By Bell, Millicent

New York: George Braziller,. Hardback. 384pp. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Very faded to spine. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1965.

$12.82

And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History,  1918-1978
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And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History, 1918-1978

By Cowley, Malcolm

London: Penguin,. 276pp. A study of the American literary landscape. Of particular interest to those studying Erskine Cauldwell, Conrad Aiken, William Faulkner, etc. A little rubbed and pages are a little tanned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1978.

$3.21

The Great American Masquerade
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The Great American Masquerade

By Beaver, Harold L.

London: Vision Press,. Hardback. 238pp. Essays covering writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Flannery O'Connor, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner etc. Clean and neat. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1985.

$10.26

Robert Lowell: A Biography
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Robert Lowell: A Biography

By Hamilton, Ian

London: Faber,. Hardback. Detailed literary biography of the American poet Robert Lowell whose confessional poet voice makes biographical understanding so important for his readers. Some minor edge wear to dust wrapper. Bumped to corners. Good+ copy in good+ dw. . Hardcover. 1983.

$12.82

Stranger on the Square
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Stranger on the Square

By Koestler, Arthur and Cynthia Koestler

London: Hutchinson,. Hardback. 242pp. Third unfinished volume of Koestler's autobiography written jointly with his wife and covering the years 1940-1956. Lightly rubbed to spine ends. Lightly rubbed to dust wrapper. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1984.

$7.69

William Faulkner
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William Faulkner

By Mottram, Eric

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul,. Hardback. 110pp. From the 'Profiles in Literature' series. Considers extracts from 6 of Faulkner's novels: The Sound and the Fury; As I Lay Dying; Absalom, Absalom; Go Down, Moses; The Hamlet; The Mansion. Ex library copy with shadow of label mark to spine of dw. Boards and spine of book itself are clean and bright. Tape mark and withdrawn stamp to endpapers. Other internal stamps etc. Text block is clean and unannotated. Sound. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1971.

$5.13

Robert Lowell
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Robert Lowell

By Crick, J. F.

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd,. 166pp. A wide ranging examination of Lowell's work up to the 1970s including his poetry, plays, 'imitations', translations and other writings. Fairly detailed 'select' bibliography. Slightly sunned to spine. Some edge wear. Light, neat occasional pencil annotation. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1974.

$4.49