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Lewis Carroll Observed: A Collection of Unpublished Photographs, Drawings, Poetry, and New Essays

By Guiliano, Edward (editor)

NY: Clarkson N. Potter. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Erasure marks on front free endpaper, . jacket tattered and has small triangle missing from lower edge of front . panel.. 1976. Hardcover. 051752497X . Cloth-backed boards. Essays about Lewis Carroll by Martin Gardener, Donald Rackin, Michael Patrick Hearn, Jean Gattegno, Elizabeth Sewell, Edward Guiliano, Roger B. Henckle, Roger Lancelyn Green, Morton N. Cohen, Harold Beaver, Edmund Miller, Jeffrey Stern, Ernest Coumet, and David H. Schaefer. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$17.00

Forgotten Kings:  The Days of Irwin Shaw
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Forgotten Kings: The Days of Irwin Shaw

By Salter, James

Sag Harbor, NY: The Bookman Press. Near Fine. 1998. Softcover. One of 200 numbered copies. Photo reproduction frontispiece by Eugene Atget. Printed by the Stinehour Press. Marbled wrappers with glassine jacket. An excerpt about Salter’s friendship with fellow writer Irwin Shaw taken from his 1997 autobiography Burning the Days. ; 36 pages .

$40.00

Jacinto Benavente
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Jacinto Benavente

By Starkie, Walter

London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly sunned and rubbed.. 1924. Hardcover. Blue cloth with printed paper spine label. A biography of the Spanish dramatist and Nobel Laureate in Literature. 218pp, bibliography, list of Benavente's plays. .

$20.00

Petrus Borel, the Lycanthrope:  His Life and Times
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Petrus Borel, the Lycanthrope: His Life and Times

By Starkie, Enid

London: Faber & Faber. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to endpapers, title page . and fore edge with moisture spotting to topstain. Jacket chipped with . closed tears.. 1954. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth with blue topstain. Black and white frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations, notes, appendixes, and index. Biography of the extravagant and eccentric author of Romantic fiction during the 1830s in Bohemian Paris. ; 220 pages .

$20.00

Letters from America
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Letters from America

By Brooke, Rupert

London: Sidgwick & Jackson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages toned, top edge stain. Jacket . chipped with staining on the reverse.. 1987. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0283994606 . A literary collection, first published in 1916, which details the poet's travels in North America. Preface by Henry James. ; 222 pages .

$13.00

Vanessa and the Dean:  The Ironic History of Esther Vanhomrigh and  Jonathan Swift
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Vanessa and the Dean: The Ironic History of Esther Vanhomrigh and Jonathan Swift

By Gibbs, Lewis

NY: Funk & Wagnalls. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Stain from glue along front hinge. . Jacket chipped, rubbed and faded at spine.. 1939. Hardcover. Purple cloth, purple topstain. viii, 271 pages. Black and white frontispiece illustration. A biography of Swift and Vanhomrigh's love affair and his relationship with another woman, Esther Johnson. .

$15.00

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 .

$5.00

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 .

$30.00

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

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

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 .

$6.50

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

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