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Paris Was Yesterday 1925 - 1939
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Paris Was Yesterday 1925 - 1939

By FLANNER, Janet (Genet)

Angus & Robertson, London, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Edited by Irving Drutman. xxiv, 232pp incl. index. tiny illustrations are dotted throughout the book, of an average 1 inch sq..each. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. Top edge of text block tinted yellow. Janet Flanner's journalistic and news letters to the Statees under the nom de plume 'Gentet' Previous owner's name and bookplate on the front end paper, no other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; ISBN: 0207955085. ISBN/EAN: 9780207955082. Inventory No: 0281274. . 9780207955082

$10.55

Letters (edited by David Marr)
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Letters (edited by David Marr)

By White, Patrick

Random House, Milsons Point, 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.1 kg; X, 678 pages, +4 pages of facsimile handwriting by Patrick White, with someone in text line drawings, and 90 black-and-white photographs. Includes notes, acknowledgement, index. Illustrated softcover binding is slightly rubbed at the corners of the covers, but internally clean and with a sound binding. "These are the letters of a great artist speaking his mind, a wise man who could be stubbornly wrong. Occasionally I have given other versions of events, reported dissenting views and corrected facts, but I have not tried to adjudicate all the row is all balance every one of White's sharp sometimes partial judgements. My aim in editing the letters is to allow the man to speak, as much as possible, for himself" page IX. Size: Trade Paperback. Marking pen stripe on bottom edge.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; ISBN: 009183063X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091830632. Inventory No: 0280150. . 9780091830632 THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU.

$10.55

Soledad Brother;The Prison Letters of George Jackson
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Soledad Brother;The Prison Letters of George Jackson

By Jackson, George

Bantam Books, New York, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Introduction by Jean Genet. Photographic paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. George Jackson was killed in a prison riot August 1971 in San Quentin prison. He had previously spent over 10 years incarcerated in Soledad Prison, serving a one-year to life sentence for a $70 robbery of a petrol station. These are the letters of George Jackson. Creasing of the book corners with reading creases to the backstrip. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Previous owners name to the top right hand corner of the half title page. First softcover edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 289, [7 – which 2 further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; United States; 1970s; Law & Criminal Studies. Inventory No: 0128130. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$7.67

Dear Kathleen, Dear Manning: The Correspondence Of Manning Clark & Kathleen Fitzpatrick 1949-1990
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Dear Kathleen, Dear Manning: The Correspondence Of Manning Clark & Kathleen Fitzpatrick 1949-1990

By Davies, Susan – Editor

Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. preface by editor, selected bibliography and biographical index. Pale yellow coloured end pages. Pale gray coloured boards with Guild coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The title says it all. Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and book corners. Very light age toning of the text block edges. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and of the panels. Some handling marks to the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 182 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Australia; ISBN: 052284703X. ISBN/EAN: 9780522847031. Inventory No: 0127075. . 9780522847031

$8.95

Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford
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Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford

By Mitford, Jessica (Sussman, Peter Y. – Editor)

Phoenix imprint Orion Publishing Co, London, 2007. First Edition. Softcover (with Flaps). Very Good Condition. foreword to the paperback edition by the editor, introduction, correspondence, acknowledgements and index. Illustrated paperback binding orange, black and pink coloured titles to the front panel and pale yellow, white and black coloured titles to the back strip. Jessica Mitford, known as Decca, was a prolific letter writer, and, her correspondents were wide and varied as were her interests. This is an edited selection of her letters covering her life and wit. Rubbing of the book edges and panels and remnants of a sticker can be seen to the front panel. Some handling marks to the rear panel with age toning of the text block edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Trade Paperback. 744, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0753822296. ISBN/EAN: 9780753822296. Inventory No: 0127080. . 9780753822296 THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU.

$8.95

An Egyptian Journal
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An Egyptian Journal

By Golding, William

Faber & Faber, London, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 600 g.; 207 pp., 6 full-page colour plates, 1 full page plate, 25 plates, 24 colour plates, (in 32 pages), illustrated dustjacket, pages have started to brown, otherwise a very good copy. A written Journal by William Golding of his travels in Egypt, of the people, country and personal experiences,shortly after he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1983.. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Travel; Letters; ISBN: 0571135935. ISBN/EAN: 9780571135936. Inventory No: 0277641. . 9780571135936

$17.58

The Letters of Fanny Brawne to Fanny Keats 1820-1824
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The Letters of Fanny Brawne to Fanny Keats 1820-1824

By Edgcumbe, Fred – Editor

Oxford University Press, London, 1939. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. biographical introduction by editor, foreword by M. Buxton Forman, Frances Brawne, afterword by Louis Lindon, Frances Mary Keats, afterword by Señora Valentine Llanos, list of illustrations and index. Illustrated frontispiece, of Fanny Brawne, with tissue guard, and a portrait of Fanny Keats is also at the beginning of the text with facsimiles of letters and further illustrations within the text. Light brown coloured cloth covered boards with red coloured illustration titles to the front panel and back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with orange and cream coloured titles to the front panel orange coloured titles to the back strip. In this book 31 letters written between September 1820 and June 1824 written by Fanny Brawne to her lover's (John Keats) sister Fanny are reproduced. Part of The Oxford Bookshelf – series. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the top book corners and lower book edges. The edges of the book has become quite darkened, as has the back strip – please see photograph. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down stop Chipping of the back strip edges with creasing of the dustwrapper edges. Rubbing of the panels and sunning of the back strip which also shows some stains. To the verso of the dustwrapper is a printing of further volumes in the series from the publishing house. Some marks to the fold over panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [5], VI - XXVII, [2] 2 - 77, [3] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Deckled Front and Lower Edges (rough cut). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Britain/UK; 19th century; Inventory No: 0126873. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$21.09

Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell; their correspondence
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Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell; their correspondence

By Dent, Alan (Edited by)

Gollancz, London, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. 339 pp., indexed; Gollancz style dustwrapper, spine darkened with several small tears to the top left of the front panel. Page edges darkened with age. No marks or inscriptions throughout. The lively correspondence between the playwright and the beautiful actress dates from 1899 to the death of Mrs Campbell in 1940. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Inventory No: 0273246. .

$10.55

Letters to Christopher -- Stephen Spender's Letters to Christopher Isherwood 1929 -1939
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Letters to Christopher -- Stephen Spender's Letters to Christopher Isherwood 1929 -1939

By Spender, Stephen

Black Sparrow Press, San Francisco, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. There is a sticker shadow on the first page, and on the rear cover, the lower corner of the rear cover has been creased, as has the upper left-hand corner. a couple of handling marks to the edges of the pages, internally clean, and free of damage. Illustrated with a number of black photographs. This book has the letters from 1929 through to 1939 with an appendix – The Line of the Branch – two 30s Journals Traces albeit faint of insect damage to the spine section. Size: Trade Paperback. 224 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Gay & Lesbian. ISBN: 0876854692. ISBN/EAN: 9780876854693. Inventory No: 0272944. . 9780876854693

$10.55

Henry James Letters : Volume I 1843 - 1875 (Volume One)
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Henry James Letters : Volume I 1843 - 1875 (Volume One)

By James, Henry

Macmillan, London, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Edited by Leon Edel. This volume covers the first 32 years of Henry James life, looking at his youth, education, and gives an informative account of his attitudes and activities during the period in question.The book is illustrated with a single frontispiece illustration of Henry James at the age of 17. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; letters; ISBN: 0333172345. ISBN/EAN: 9780333172346. Inventory No: 0125174. . 9780333172346

$14.06

Paris Was Yesterday 1925 - 1939
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Paris Was Yesterday 1925 - 1939

By FLANNER, Janet (Genet)

Angus & Robertson, London, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Edited by Irving Drutman. xxiv, 232pp incl. index. tiny illustrations are dotted throughout the book, of an average 1 inch sq..each. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. Top edge of text block tinted yellow. Janet Flanner's journalistic and news letters to the Statees under the nom de plume 'Gentet' Nice clean copy, very slight rubbing at the corners of the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; ISBN: 0207955085. ISBN/EAN: 9780207955082. Inventory No: 0272044. . 9780207955082

$14.06

Lyme Letters 1660-1760
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Lyme Letters 1660-1760

By Newton, the Lady Evelyn Caroline Bromley Davenport 1859 - 1931

William Heinemann, London, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. xii, 341, [1] p., plates : ill., ports.., fold., geneal. table ; 23 cm. Binding: Twentieth-century publisher's full blue cloth; as issued. Rubbing and splitting of the cloth of the spine at the bottom. at the front end page there have been three typed pages pasted in, they quote from a book by J. B. Atkins – Incidents and Reflections of 1947, commenting upon this book and upon Lord Newton and Lady Newton and her scholastic ability. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Letters; 17th century; History. Inventory No: 0270753. .

$28.12

The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas
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The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas

By Ferris, Paul ( Editor )

Penguin, London, 1985. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Through all his correspondence, Dylan Thomas's gleeful wordplay is given full rein. His self-conscious posturing, his gift for high-grade clowning, His Delight in a Friendship, His Concern with Language -- All Are on Display. Paul Ferris's Meticulous Edition of the Collected Letters Performs a Notable Service to the Memory of This Complex, Maddening, enchanting and Ultimately Tragic Personality. Spine section of the paperback binding has lost colour of the background. Slight rubbing to the heel of the spine, and browning of the page edges. No other damage. Illustrated with a pages of black-and-white plates, extensive notes, bibliography & index. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII 446 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Books about Books; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0140580212. ISBN/EAN: 9780140580211. Inventory No: 0268971. . 9780140580211

$8.95

The Letters of Nancy Mitford; Love from Nancy
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The Letters of Nancy Mitford; Love from Nancy

By Mosley, Charlotte ( Editor )

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. xxii, 538 pp., black and white photographs, indexed. Nancy Mitford died in 1973 before she could write her autobiography, but she was one of the great letter writers of the century, and her letters show her at her provocative and teasing best. They reflect a wide reading and insatiable curiosity. Love from Nancy is the first published collection of her correspondence and draws from over 8000 surviving letters spanning a period of over 60 years. It includes an important selection of letters to Evelyn Waugh. The book was protected with plastic, and unfortunately the sticky tape used to secure it leaked leaving 4 outlines on the end pages. There is no other damage to describe. Third impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; ISBN: 0340537841. ISBN/EAN: 9780340537848. Inventory No: 0267974. . 9780340537848 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.

$14.06

The Lisle Letters (Six Volume Set)
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The Lisle Letters (Six Volume Set)

By Byrne, Muriel St. Clare – Editor

The University Of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Red and blue cloth with paper title label to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. All volumes in near fine condition, Three were in their original shrink wrapping, the other three have only the very lightest signs of ageing to the top edge of the text blocks and have no annotations, no markings. Volume 1 has a frontispiece of the arms of Arthur Plantagenet, Viscount Lisle. In volume I, there is a list of illustrations for all six volumes, and the contents of each volume is laid out. Volume 1 has a foldout family tree at the rear of the book along with reproductions of holographic writing. Most of the letters reproduced in facsimile in these six volumes have been reduced to approximately 80% of their original size. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 6-volume set (complete). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Letters; England; 16th century; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0226088014. ISBN/EAN: 9780226088013. Inventory No: 0267375. . 9780226088013 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.

$126.52

Speech Is of Time
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Speech Is of Time

By Menzies, Robert Gordon

Cassell & Company Ltd, London, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Slight rubbing at the 8 corners of the jacket, with half inch tear at the top right of the front panel, and rubbing of the left-hand edge of the front panel. No other damage of any note. Clean, and without annotation. The small selection of his deliberations on the problems the postwar world and of the men upon whom the solutions depend is, therefore, and of particular interest to all the English-speaking peoples. Not surprisingly, the Suez Canal issue predominates. – Dust jacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Letters; Australia; Inventory No: 0266477. .

$35.15

Boswell in Holland: 1763 - 1764, including his Correspondence with Belle de Zuylen (Zelide] (The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell)
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Boswell in Holland: 1763 - 1764, including his Correspondence with Belle de Zuylen (Zelide] (The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell)

By Boswell, James [ Frederick A.Pottle -- editor]

William Heinemann, London, 1952. First Edition Thus. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Fair. editorial committee, advisory committee, list of illustrations, introduction by editor, five appendices and index. Map illustrated endpapers, of Holland at the time of Boswells' visit. Black and white illustrated frontispiece, showing the Tower of " The Cathedral and part of Cathedral Square, Utrecht ". Within the text there are three other illustrations. Dark blue coloured tint to the top text block edge. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt coloured illustration on the front board and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a coloured illustration of the frontispiece, with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. In this book we meet James Boswell in Holland, and what he did, whom he met, letters written to various friends and family and the day-to-day life of a gentleman- at- large in the middle of the 18th century. Softening of the back strip edges with bumping of the book corners. A few marks and rubs to the book panels with browning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Dustwrapper is in very poor shape. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the top dustwrapper edge and back strip edge. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with a 4 inch tear that runs the full width of the back strip, 3 inches from the top edge. Creasing of the dustwrapper back strip with Browning, stains and foxing to the rear panel. Browning, foxing and staining to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIX, 430 pages, last 2 blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters ; Diaries; 18th Century; Netherlands; 18th century; Inventory No: 0122130. .

$10.55

Letters from the Desert
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Letters from the Desert

By de Foucauld, Charles

Burns & Oates Limited, London, 1977. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. foreword by the translator, a Few Dates, notes and index. At the beginning of the text there is a map showing Algeria and its environs. Photographic paperback binding with dark brown and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. During the five years that the author spent at Our Lady of the Snows in Algeria, he corresponded with his fellow brethren back in France. This is a selection of "... the most important letters of the period of trial, discovery, spiritual art and expiring example has only recently been made available in the original French and now appears in English for the first time." -- from rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book edges and panels with fading of the top edge of the front panel and back strip – with complete fading of the white coloured titles. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 151, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Letters; ISBN: 0860120449. ISBN/EAN: 9780860120445. Inventory No: 0121248. . 9780860120445 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$17.58

Select Letters of St. Jerome (Loeb Classical Library)
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Select Letters of St. Jerome (Loeb Classical Library)

By St. Jerome (Wright, F. A. – Translator)

William Heinemann, London / Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. introduction by translator to appendices and index of proper names. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, showing St. Jerome in the Desert. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed series initials to the front panel and gilt coloured titles and decoration to the back strip. Plain text dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Title says it all. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Flecking to the edges of the book. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Previous owner's name to the top right hand corner of the free front endpaper and they have also made noted and underlined some of the pages of the introduction, though no other annotations or markings are present further on. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip corners. Some holes, due to insect activity can be seen to the lower edge of the front fold over crease and to the lower edge of the front panel. Sunning of the back strip. A little rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XVI, [1], 2 - 510, [10 – which 8 are further titles from publishing house] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Letters; Early (0-1000 AD); Inventory No: 0120285. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$14.06

Sylvia Townsend Warner Letters
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Sylvia Townsend Warner Letters

By Warner, Sylvia Townsend (Maxwell, William – Editor)

Chatto & Windus, London, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. introduction by editor, a note to the editing an index. Black and white photographic frontispiece, showing Sylvia Townsend Warner at her desk. Bright blue coloured boards with filth coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with blue and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Stretching over almost 50 years old the author's life, this selection of letters, written two acquaintances and close friends, shows her to be chary of the assumptions of privilege, a connoisseur's eye for the bogus while revealing her special brand of wit and humour. Softening of the backstrip edges with light browning and scattered foxing of the textblock edges. Light browning of the pages and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right hand corner of the front paste-down. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels and there is quite significant fading to the backstrip and yellowing of the rear panel. Foxing splotches to the fold over panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], VII - XX, 311, [1] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Letters; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0701126035. ISBN/EAN: 9780701126032. Inventory No: 0118813. . 9780701126032

$35.15

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