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Midwest Portraits

By Hansen, Harry

New York: Harcout, Brace and Co., 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; 1/2 inch fraying at spine top; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. . 8 vo; dark blue boards with gilt title & author boxed on front board; 357 pp; last page uncut; inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf dated Sept. 1923. Urbane look at important Midwestern writers including Carl Sandburg, Sherwood Anderson, Edgar Lee Masters, Harriet Monroe, Lew Sarett, Wallace Smith, and Ben Hecht.


So We Read On

By Corrigan, Maureen

New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. fine; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; clean & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; white boards with blue spine strip; silver spine lettering; 342 pp; includes: acknowledgments; notes; biographical notes; index. illust. dj;


From Tension to Tonic The Plays of Edward Albee

By Paolucci, Anne

Carbondale, Il: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972. Limited Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; gray cloth boards with ivory textured spine strip; logo of Crosscurrents rendered in black & gilt on front board; gilt spine lettering; 143 pp; includes: preface by Harry T. Moore, Introduction, selected bibliography & index. Limited edition of 100 copies honoring the 100th volume in the SIU Press series Crosscurrents/Modern Critiques.


Inner Workings

By Coetzee, J.M.

New York: Viking Press, 2007. First American Edition. Hardcover. fine; as unread; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. black boards with black spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 304 pp; intoduction by Derek Attridge; includes notes and references; black dj listing authors discussed on front of dj.


Italo Svevo

By Lebowitz, Naomi ( translated from Italian Italo Svevo )

New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1978. Unstated. Boards. Good + in Chipped and Torn DJ. 230 pgs.; 5 chapters; prefatory note; acknowledgments; introduction; epilogue; bibliography; index; blue boards; colored dj; 1 inch tear at top of dj; clean hardcover; 8vo.


Chopin and George Sand in Majorca

By Ferra, Bartomeu (translated by R.D.F. Pring-Mill)

Palma De Mallorca: Palma De Mallorca, 1961. First edition. wraps. Near Fine in Wraps; clean, tight, attractive.. glued wraps; white textured wraps with sm. woodcut illust. on front wrap; several b/w photographs throughout; 82 pgs.; includes an extract from "the Memoirs of Aurore Sand."; List of illust. in rear of book is incorrectly paginated; fold out illust. by Ferra at rear of book.


Eugene O' Neil's Critics: Voices From Abroad

By Frenz, Horst and Susan Tuck

Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine-no dj; clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; green cloth boards with gilt lettering; 225 pps.' includes inroduction, index. includes essays Lennox Robinson, Erik Reger, Kenneth Tynan, et. al.; selected critical studies, bibliographies, and biographies, etc.


A Reformer's Art

By Hill, Nancy K.

Athens: Ohio University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. 8 vo; gray boards; 169 pps.; includes notes, bibliography & index; b/w illust. discussion of Dicken's visual rhetoric, methods and intent.


The Negro Novelist

By Hughes, Carl Milton

New York: The Citadel Press, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good DJ; minor rubbing to dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. tan boards; 288 pages, graphic dj listing authors treated; Includes Bibliography and Index of Authors. A significant work of literary criticism which examines the complete output of American Negro novelists of the decade 1940-1950.


The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth Second Edition III. The Later Years Part 1 1821-1828
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The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth Second Edition III. The Later Years Part 1 1821-1828

By Wordsworth, William, And Wordsworth, Dorothy, And Hill, Alan G. (Ed. )

Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1988. 2nd edition. Hard cover. As unread. fine in fine dust jacket; Clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black boards; 730 pps.; b/w illust. list of abbreviations; list of letters; introduction; appendixes; genealogical table; index, and addendum. dust jacket. from the first edition edited by Ernest De Selincourt.