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Francis Parkman
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Francis Parkman

By Doughty, Howard

NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped along edges with closed . tear.. 1962. First Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. vii, 414 pages. Appendices, bibliographical note, and index. A full-length portrait focusing on Parkman's intense personal life, and his works in chronological order, with criticisms, quotations, and descriptive detail. .

$15.00

The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats:  Consisting of Reveries over  Childhood and Youth the Trembling of the Veil and Dramatis Personae
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The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats: Consisting of Reveries over Childhood and Youth the Trembling of the Veil and Dramatis Personae

By Yeats, W. B.

NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, endpapers toned, a few light . pencil marks. Jacket sunned, torn, and chipped.. 1953. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Black and white frontispiece portrait. A compilation edition consisting of several volumes of previous published autobiography that focuses on the poet's love of Ireland and its people. ; 344 pages .

$15.00

The Seven Stairs
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The Seven Stairs

By Brent, Stuart

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Stain to top of front boards and page tops, . jacket rubbed and lightly tattered.. 1962. First Printing. Hardcover. Stuart Brent had a bibliophile's dream job: running a bookstore in Chicago and hangin' around with Studs Terkel, Nelson Algren, Ernest Hemingway and other literary glitterati, as described in this interesting memoir. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 205 pages .

$10.00

W. B. Yeats and T. Sturges Moore:  Their Correspondence 1901-1937
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W. B. Yeats and T. Sturges Moore: Their Correspondence 1901-1937

By Bridge, Ursula (editor)

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, endpapers foxed, jacket . toned, closed tears, and several chips missing.. 1953. First Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth with red and gilt decorative spine label, red topstain. xix, 214 pages. Black and white frontispiece portrait, black and white illustrations, notes, and index. Over one hundred fifty letters which highlight both poet's views on everything from the technical points of verbal expression to the philosophy and art of poetry writing. .

$15.00

A Memorial of Alice and Phoebe Cary, with Some of Their Later Poems
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A Memorial of Alice and Phoebe Cary, with Some of Their Later Poems

By Ames, Mary Clemmer

NY: Hurd and Houghton. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine, 1873 . owner signature on front flyleaf (Harriet C. Squier).. 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. A biography of the two Cincinnati, Ohio sisters and poets. Two steel engraved portraits of Alice and Phoebe Cary. Brown decorative beveled binding with black and gold lettering and decoration stamped on front boards and spine. xii, 351 pages. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$21.00

Between Friends:  Letters of James Branch Cabell and Others
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Between Friends: Letters of James Branch Cabell and Others

By Colum, Padraic (editor) ; Cabell, Margaret Freeman (editor)

NY: Harcourt, Brace Adn World. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket with closed tears, chips, and . light toning.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Mustard cloth binding. xvi, 304 pages. Black and white portrait photo frontispiece, listing of books by Cabell, and index. This collection of correspondence between James Branch Cabell and such luminaries at Sinclair Lewis, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, H. L. Mencken, Theodore Dreiser, and many others, offers personal insights into a remarkable group of friends -an assemblage of worldlings with ranging interests, abilities, and temperaments, who delighted and outraged each other. from front flap. Signed by Margaret Freeman Campbell on the front free endpaper. .

$40.00

The Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris
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The Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris

By Harris, Julia Collier

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded.. 1918. Early Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt-stamped titles on front boards and spine. Color frontispiece portrait of Harris with his facsimile signature below. ix, 621 pp. Index, bibliography, many illustrations. A biography of the Southern writer and journalist, best known for his Uncle Remus stories, written by his daughter-in-law. .

$50.00

Herman Melville:  Damned in Paradise Companion Guide and Transcript
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Herman Melville: Damned in Paradise Companion Guide and Transcript

By Thomas, Karen; Ward, Patricia

Washington DC: The Film Company. Very Good. 1985. Softcover. 32-page illustrated Companion Guide staple bound softcover and 36-page photocopied stapled transcript of the documentary film about the life and work of Herman Melville produced for public television. Both housed in dark green embossed card pocket folder. .

$13.00

Robert Burns Rare Print Collection
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Robert Burns Rare Print Collection

By Easton, Seymour (editor)

Philadelphia: R. G. Kennedy & Co.. Very Good; Portfolio rubbed and worn, inner folders lightly soiled along . top edges.. 1900. Hardcover. Quarterbound red cloth with tartan-patterned paper boards with printed label with Robert Burns bust on front boards. String-tied portfolio contains eight stiff card folders housing 34 loose plates featuring photo reproductions of Burns family members, manuscript and title pages of Burns' works, landmarks, and other Burnsiana. Printed paper labels on front covers of each folder with thistle illustration. Printed paper label on inside of front portfolio: "Connoisseur Edition, Issued for Private Circulation" and stamped in red with No. 276. .

$20.00

A Precocious Autobiography
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A Precocious Autobiography

By Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

NY: E. P. Dutton. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to jacket, page tops, and . fore-edges.. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. The Russian poet's autobiography. Translated from the Russian by Andrew R. MacAndrew. Brown cloth binding. Photos. ; 124 pages .

$15.00

Additional Dialogue:  Letters of Dalton Trumbo, 1942-1962
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Additional Dialogue: Letters of Dalton Trumbo, 1942-1962

By Trumbo, Dalton; Manfull, Helen (editor)

NY: M. Evans & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn at edges.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0871310279 . Black cloth binding. Foreword by Dalton Trumbo. Editors preface. Index. Trumbo photo on rear jacket panel. A collection of letters by the blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter and novelist. ; 576 pages .

$75.00

Mark Twain’s 70th Birthday, Souvenir of its Celebration
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Mark Twain’s 70th Birthday, Souvenir of its Celebration

Harper's Weekly. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, library stamps and markings, . waterstained, musty, front cover of Twain supplement detached.. 1905. Hardcover. Published as a supplement to Harper’s Weekly, December 23, 1905. A 30-page souvenir with description of the well-attended birthday dinner held at Delmonico’s restaurant in New York City on December 5, 1905. Includes toasts and speeches by J. K. Bangs, William Dean Howells, Kate Douglas Wiggins, Brander Matthews, Andrew Carnegie, Carolyn Wells, and others, reading of a letter by President Theodore Roosevelt, photos of the elegantly-dressed dinner guests, and a two-page illustration of the banquet. Bound together with a copy of the December 23, 1905 issue of Harper’s Weekly, although pages mixed up (supplement is out of sync in center and cover (now detached) was bound in as first page. Brown cloth binding. Measures 14 x 9.5 inches. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Seventy-Fifth Birthday:  Proceedings of the  Maine Historical Society, February 27, 1882
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Seventy-Fifth Birthday: Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, February 27, 1882

Portland, ME: Hoyt, Fogg and Donham. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, frontispiece foxed, . spine cracked.. 1882. Hardcover. Original beveled green cloth binding with bust of Longfellow stamped in gilt on front boards and title stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece engraved portrait and facsimile signature of Longfellow. One other engraved plate of Wadsworth House, in Portland, Maine. A collection of speeches, memorials, poems, and tributes about Portland, Maine native son Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The poet was invited by the Maine Historical Society for a celebratory event in February, 1882, but the illness that he eventually succumbed to during the following month prevented his attendance. ; 171 pages .

$30.00

Marie Corelli:  The Writer and the Woman
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Marie Corelli: The Writer and the Woman

By Coates, Thomas F. G. ; Bell R. S. Warren

Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, spine toned, . pages rippled.. 1903. Hardcover. Peach decorated cloth binding. Top edges gilt. Several photograph reproductions. A biography of the writer known for her novels full of spiritualism and reincarnations. ; Ex-Library; 352 pages .

$20.00

Waiting for the Party: the Life of Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Waiting for the Party: the Life of Frances Hodgson Burnett

By Thwaite, Ann

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed and soiled.. 1974. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0684139898 . A biography of the British-born, American transplanted author of such Victorian children's classics as The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy. Several pages of photographs. xii, 274 pp. Index, notes, chronology, bibliography.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 274 pages .

$13.00

Washington Irving
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Washington Irving

By Warner, Charles Dudley

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner bookplate with name crossed out on . front pastedown.. 1886. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. 304 pp + many pages of publisher's ads. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Irving. ; American Men of Letters .

$20.00

The Heart of Emerson's Journals

By Perry, Bliss (editor) ; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Some light marginalia, jacket heavily . tattered.. 1926. Hardcover. Ix, 357 pp. Index, chronology of Emerson's life, frontispiece photo of Emerson. Black cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. .

$10.00

Lewis Carroll:  A Biography
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Lewis Carroll: A Biography

By Cohen, Morton N.

London: Macmillan. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1995. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. 0333629264 . xxiii, 577 pp, index. Notes, photos. .

$15.00

Churchill's Literary Allusions:  An Index to the Education of a Soldier,  Statesman and Litterateur
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Churchill's Literary Allusions: An Index to the Education of a Soldier, Statesman and Litterateur

By Holley, Darrell

Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket; Faint erasure mark on front free endpaper, . else clean, tight and bright.. 1987. Hardcover. 089950244x . Red cloth with titles stamped in white on front boards and spine. Xii, 219 pp. Indices, appendices, notes, bibliography, published books of Winston Churchill. .

$125.00

Edward Lear:  A Biography
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Edward Lear: A Biography

By Levi, Peter

NY: Scribner. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 0684196883 . xvi, 362 pp. , index, notes and references. Several pages of illustrations and photos. An absorbing biography of the quirky Victorian artist and author, best known for his nonsense verse. One of 21 children, an epileptic and an inveterate traveler, Lear led an uncommonly interesting life. .

$13.00

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