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Life of Nelson. Eclectic English Classics

By Southey, Robert

American Book Company, 1895. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2. Hardcover, brown cloth, decorated front, few scrapes on spine, very good; no dj.


Carlyle's Essay on Burns. Eclectic English Classics

By Carlyle, Thomas

American Book Company, 1911. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2. Hardcover, brown cloth, decorated front, very good; no dj.


A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth. Eclectic English Classics

By Dickens, Charles

American Book Company, 1915. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2. Hardcover, brown cloth, decorated front, edges slightly scraped, very good; no dj.


Milton's L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas. Eclectic English Classics

By Milton, John

American Book Company, 1911. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2. Hardcover, brown cloth, decorated front, very good; no dj. An excellent little book.


Eighteenth-Century Plays

NY: The Modern Library, 1952. 5 x 7 1/8. Hardcover, green cloth with black and gilt, prev. owner's name and date on ffep, underlining; dj, shelfwear. spine ends bumped, small closed tear.


The Life of Samuel Johnson. Abridged, with an Introduction, by Bergen Evans

By Boswell, James

NY: The Modern Library, 1952. 5 x 7 1/8. Hardcover, red cloth with black and gilt, very good; dj, illustrated, very good. ". . . the greatest biography in the English language.


The History of Henry Esmond, Esq

By Thackeray, William M

NY: The Modern Library, 1950. 5 x 7 1/8. Hardcover, gray cloth with gilt and green, very good; dj, price-clipped, shelfwear, rubbed edges, tiny closed tear. ". . . embodies all the qualities by which Thackeray has endeared himself to the English-speaking world for a century.


A Thousand Flashes of French Wit, Wisdom, and Wickedness

By De Finod, J., collector and translator

NY: D. Appleton & Company, 1899. 4 1/2 x 6 3/8. Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering and decorative imprint, colored endpapers, gilt block edges, spine faded, small cover stains and few small interior stains, very good. light pencil checkmarks (margins), gatherings slightly separated in one instance.


Plays, Pleasant and Unpleasant, the Second Volume, Containing the Four Pleasant Plays

By Shaw, Bernard

Brentano's, New York, 1905. Hardcover, title/author pastedown on spine. This volume contains the "pleasant," by the author's own description, plays of Shaw: Arms and the Man; Candida; The Man of Destiny; You Never Can Tell. (Volume 1 includes the four "unpleasant" plays.) Lengthy preface by the author describing the current (1890s) theatrical scene.


Contact 6: The Criminal Man. A Special Collection of New Writing, Art and Ideas

Sausalito, CA: Contact, 1960. PB. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. Softcover, shelfworn, edges rubbed, some inside pages slightly crinkled. Clean, readable interior. Little magazine includes articles, fiction, poetry, and graphics.


The Quintessence of Ibsenism

By Shaw, George Bernard

New York: Brentano's, 1910. Later. 5 x 7 5/8. Hardcover, greenish-blue cloth, corners bumped, paper label pasted on spine, mark on p. 67. Very good condition, no dj. A work growing out of the Fabian Society's series of papers entitled "Socialism in Contemporary Literature." Essays include "The Womanly Woman," "The Moral of the Plays," and commentaries on each of Ibsen's plays. A philosophical work.


Airplane Dreams: Compositions from Journals

By Ginsberg, Allen

San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1969. FIRST thus. 5 1/2 x 8. PB;compositions from journals kept from 1948-1968. ". . .not exactly poems, nor not poems. . . ." cover faded, soiled, and browned, interior very good.


Selected Works of Rudyard Kipling. 2 vols

By Kipling, Rudyard

New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, n.d. Reprint. 5 1/4 x 8. Probably published late 1800s; two volumes of three-volume set; vol. I: Soldiers Three, In Black and White, The Story of the Gadsbys, The Phantom Rickshaw, Wee Willie Winkie; Vol. II: The Light that Failed, Plain Tales from the Hills. Green cloth, prev. owner's signature and address on front paste-down; pages browning


Kristin Lavransdatter

By Undset, Sigrid

London: Pan Books, 1980. PB. 5 x 7 3/4. Thick paperback, pages browning, a Picador title, first published in English in 1930, all three volumes: I, The Garland; II, The Mistress of Husaby; and III, The Cross. This is an amazing feat of historical fiction writing; the events take place in medieval Norway, and the local color is wonderful. The author won the Nobel Prize for this work.


As I Lay Dying

By Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. 2d. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2. Red cloth, gold stamping front and spine, corners and spine ends bumped, interior very good; no dj.


Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties & Thirties

By Fitch, Noel Riley

W. W. Norton, 1985. PB. Paperback, block edges lightly soiled, corners lightly furred, otherwise very good.


The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone

By Sophocles

NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. PB. 5 1/4 x 8. Softcover, slight injury on back, otherwise very good.


Kipling: A Selection of His Stories and Poems. Volume II

By Kipling, Rudyard

NY: Doubleday & Company, 1956. BCE. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2. Black cloth, bumped on corners, stain on block edge, interior clean and intact; dj, worn on edges, smallchips, on spine ends and corners, closed tears. Along with the stories and poems, contains Kipling's "revealing autobiography, the last piece he wrote which he intended for publication.


Amyntas: North African Journals

By Gide, Andre

NY: The Ecco Press, 1988. FIRST U.S. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4. Quarter blue cloth on boards, scraped on upper right corner of ffep otherwise very good; dj, shelfwear, minor closed tears and chip otherwise very good. Contains the author's journals from a five-year exodus through Tunis and Algiers: Mopsus, Wayside Pages, Biskra to Touggourt, and Travel Foregone.


The Song of Songs Which Is Solomon's

Heritage Club, 1935. FIRST. 6 1/2 x 10. Each copy of this edition done by hand for members of the Heritage Club, a process that took Angelo a year to complete; red leather, gold-stamped, tooled, leather scuffed, worn on spine and periphery, lacking the slipcase in which it was issued.


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