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Never Marry a Girl with a Dead Father
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Never Marry a Girl with a Dead Father

By Hayward, Helen

London: I. B. Tauris, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Black boards with gilt lettering. appears new and unread. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen: A Chronology

By Lasson, Frans

Magasin: The English Bookshop, 1985. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illustrated wraps. Published in connection with the exhibition "Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen 1885-1985." 32 pages. Illustrated with b/w photos. Bottom corners bumped. Otherwise clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Anthony Trollope

By Pollard, Arthur

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Green boards. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Binding tight, pages clean. Dj has minor edgewear and a 1-inch tear at heel of spine. In protective jacket. Pollard surveys the whole of Trollope's 47 novels and the various mescellaneous works. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Our Literary Deluge and Some of Its Deeper Waters

By Halsey, Francis Whiting

New York: Doubleday, Page, 1902. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Grey paper boards. Boards have yellowed around edges and spine. Head/heel of spine bumped and worn. Small stain at bottom edge of a few pages. Binding tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.50

Letters to Bab: Sherwood Anderson to Marietta D. Finley 1916-33

By Sutton, William A. (edited by)

Urbana: University of Illinois, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. These 309 letters to Bab, Anderson's mistress, provide a frank and revealing a self-portrait of one of America's most influential writers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.50

Introduction to Russian Literature

By Muchnic, Helen

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Light green boards with gilt spine lettering and design. "A penetrating critical survey of Russia's literary giants--Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov." Head/heel of spine and corners bumped. Binding tight and clean. Pages starting to yellow. Dj has chips, tears and edgewear. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

On Rereading Chaucer

By Patch, Howard R.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1939. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Red cloth boards. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped. Ink stain at the bottom edge of pages 21-26. Dj has chips, tears and edgewear and is discolored on spine and edges. Ink mark and minor soiling on front. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Suppressed Chapters and Other Bookishness

By Bridges, Robert

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and design. Boards are soiled. Head/heel of spine and corners are bumped and slightly worn. Endpapers discolored. Small owner's stamp on front paste down. Essays on literature and books. Sections inc lude: Suppressed chapters, Arcadian letters, Novels that everybody read, the Literary partition of Scotland, Friends in Arcady, Arcadian Opinions. Top edge gilt, deckled edges.

$12.50

Mind and Art of Henry Adams

By Levenson, J. C.

Stanford, California: Stanford Univeristy Press, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 1957. Light green cloth boards. The author gives "Adams' historical literary works a thorough, critical scrutiny, illuminated by lively and sage comment...the whole is related to the career and character of Adams the man." Front pastedown shows minor water stain. Water stain on top front corner of first 240 pages. Dj has chips, tears, edgewear and some rubbing. In protective jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.50