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Partisan Review 4; 1983 Volume L, Number 4
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Partisan Review 4; 1983 Volume L, Number 4

Boston: Partisan Review, 1983. 154 pp. 486-640. Writers in Exile: Politics and Ideology--Boris Schragin, Stanislaw Baranczak, Erazim Kohak, Leszek Kolakowski; Encounters with the West--Sergei Dovlatov, Yuz Aleshkovsky, Vladimir Voinovich, Andrei Siniaski. Fiction: Italo Calvino--Park Bench Vacation, Saturday of Sun, Sand, and Sleep. Articles: William Phillips--Four Portraits; Pico Iyer--The World According to Beattie; Marjorie Welish--Flesh and the Devil in Figure Painting; David Remnick--An Interview with Charles Wright; Dan Jacobson--On Migratory Workers; Morris Dickstein, Peter Brooks, Williams Phillips, Edith Kurzweil, Steven Marcus, Leon Weiseltier, Dennis Wrong--Intellectuals and Politics.. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.00

Partisan Review; 1971 Volume XXXVIII, Number 1
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Partisan Review; 1971 Volume XXXVIII, Number 1

Boston: Partisan Review, 1971. 127 pp. 9-127. Cover by Larry Rivers and Terry Southern. Articles: America II, cont.,--William Appleman Williams, Michael Harrington, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Circus at Varna--Norman Birnbaum. Poems: John Hollander, jerome Nathanson. Stories: Trotsky in Exile (A Play) by Peter Weiss; Spies I have Known by Doris Lessing. Arguments: The Politics of Terror by Martin Jay. Contemporary Nonsense. Books: Yeats by Harold Bloom: William H. Pritchard; Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era by Zbigniew Brzezinski: James Gilbert; Deliverence by James Dickey; The Bay of Noon by Shirley Hazzard; Cony-Catching by Kirby Farrell; 1968 by Richard Stern: Marcia Cavell. Audubon: A Vision by Robert Penn Warren; The George Washington Poems by Diane Wakoski; The Common Shore by Robert Kelly; Gunslinger Books I and II by Edward Dorn: Norman Martien.. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

Partisan Review; 1967 Volume XXXIV, Number 4
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Partisan Review; 1967 Volume XXXIV, Number 4

Boston: Partisan Review, 1967. 143 pp. 507-654. Some discoloration to white wraps. Articles: The Power of Darkness--Frederick Crews; Learning from the Beatles--Richard Poirer; Writing about Sex--William Phillips; Notes on Here and Now--Irving Howe; Notes on Science Fiction--Michel Butor; de Kooning on Pollack: An Interview by James T. Valliere. Poems: Denise Levertov, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Eleanor C. Munro. Stories: In Shock--Leo E. Litwak. Yugoslav Report: Three Generations--Ernst Pawel. Contemporary Nonense. Books: Collected Poems by A. D. Hope; Near the Ocean by Robert Lowell: David Kalstone. A Primer of Ignorance by R. P. Blackmur; Validity in Interpretation by E. D. Hirsch; The Metamorphosis of the Circle by Georgers Poulet: Edward W. Said. Letter of Wallace Stevens Ed. by Jolly Stevens: Helen McNeil. The Limits of American Capitalism by Robert L. Heilbroner: David T. Bazelon. Mafia Vendetta; The Council of Egypt by Leonard Sciascia: Millicent Bell. Letters. Index to Volume XXXIV.. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.00

The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 24. Whole No. 478; June 17, 1899
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The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 24. Whole No. 478; June 17, 1899

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 30 Lafayette Place, 1899. pp. 687-716. TOPICS OF THE DAY: A new trial for Dreyfus, Inhumanity of our soldiers denied, Slavery in San Francisco; etc. LETTERS AND ART: Ibsen's 'Ghosts' in New York, Mother Goose according to Whitman, etc., SCIENCE AND INVENTION: Has the germ of cancer been found? How to make colored people white, How old is Niagara; THE RELIGIOUS WORLD: Count Tolstoy on how to read the gospels, etc; FOREIGN TOPICS: Conditions in Spain, Those Anti-imperialistic pamphlets, The Russians in Persia, etc; MISCELLANEOUS: Foreign possibilities of American commerce, Our Mail bag, Personals, More or less pungent, Current events, Chess. Many fascinating advertisments.See bookseller's photos.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

Sarah Lawrence College; Essays from the Faculty: Two American Dance Classics; Marcia B. Siegel, September, 1978
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Sarah Lawrence College; Essays from the Faculty: Two American Dance Classics; Marcia B. Siegel, September, 1978

By Siegel, Marcia B

Bronxville, New York: Sarah Lawrence College, 1978. 24 pp. Very light wear at extremities. Two essays about George Balanchine's 'Serenade,' and Doris Humphrey's 'New Dance.' Rare thus, in this presentation. . Wraps. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.97

Antaeus; No. 63, Autumn, 1989

New York: Ecco Press, 1989. 245 pp. + ads. Essays by John Barth (Some Notes on Poe's Pym); Rick Bass; Roy Blount; Annie Dillard (Luke); Denis Donoghue; Michael Dorris; Gerald Early; Monroe Engel (Henry Green: Eros and Persistence); Alma Guillermoprieto; Claudio Magris; Peter Matthiessen (Congo Basin: The Search for the Forest Elephant); Harold Norse; Josip Novakovich; Jean Redwood (Chekhov and Food; Robert Shacochis; Josef Skvorecky (How I Learned German and Later English); Gary Snyder; and William Trevor. . Illustrated Wraps. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.00

Partisan Review; 1964 Volume XXXI, Number 4
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Partisan Review; 1964 Volume XXXI, Number 4

Boston: Partisan Review, 1964. 181 pp. 495-676. Some discoloration to white wraps. My Kinsman, Major Molineux--Robert Lowell; Notes on Camp--Susan Sontag; Four Poems--Muriel Spark; Art and the New York Avante-Garde--Max Kozloff; Radicals on the Right--R. H. S. Crossman; Some Comments on Senator Goldwater--Daniel Bell, Martin B. Duberman, George P. Eliot, Richard Hofstadter, John Hollander, Jack Ludwig, Hans, J. Morgenthal, William Phillips, Richard Poirer, Philip Rahv, Richard Schlatter, William Taylor. Books: The Triumph of the Fact, George Lichtheim; Theory and Practice, Marshall Berman; Why Johnny Can't Write, Mason W. Gross. Critics and Critics: Unlucky J.I.M., John Simon; Spacecritics, Paul de Man; The Master Builder, Philip P. Hallie; Wit and Wisdom, Reubon A. Brower; Endgame, Stephen Donadio. Index to Volume XXXI.///////////// . Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys: Adventures of an Occasional Naturalist

By Warner, William W

Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999. 247 pp. First Printing, April 1999. Not a remainder. 'William Warner's adventures have taken him from the southernmost point of South America to North America's northenmost permanent Eskimo community. He's been mobbed by howler monkeys in the Guatemalan rain forest, cruised the Florida Keys in the company of hardcore birders, and experienced the solitude of Maine's most isolated lighthouse. Always and everywhere, he has looked around him with the fascination of a born naturalist.' Includes: A Prologue, By the Sea; Into the Porcupine Cave; Shorty, Slim, and the Cave Demon; The Night of the Whales; The Fishes of Peleliu; The River and the Howlers; Watching the Birds, Watching the Watchers; With a Little Help; A Short Journey to the Unknown; Saddleback; Author's Note.. First Edition, First Printing. Quarter Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.00

John Lydgate

By Pearsall, Derek

London: Routledge & Keagan Paul, 1970. 312 pp. Price-clipped dj w/ 3-inch tear and other wear at top. Sticker ghosts on FEP of otherwise fine volume. Medieval Authors Series. Three photographic plates of illustrations from manuscripts in the British Museum. Contents: General Preface; Author's Note; John Lydgate: The Critical Approach; The Monastic Background; Chaucer and Literary Background; The Courtly Poems; Troy and Thebes; Laureate Lydgate; Fables and Didactic Poems; The Fall of Princes; Lydgate's Religious Poetry; Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index.. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Where We Stand: Women Poets on Literary Tradition
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Where We Stand: Women Poets on Literary Tradition

By Bryan, Sharon, Editor; incl. Battin, Boland, Clampitt, Collins, DeFrees, Fraser, Gregor, Harjo, Head, Hillman, Kitchen, Kumin, Macdonald, Matson, McElroy, Mueller, Muske, Ostriker, Rogers, Schulman, Stevenson, Tall

Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1993. Some dust soiling on the top edges. Wendy Battin, Subterranean Maps: A Poet's Cartography; Eavan Boland, Outside History; Amy Clampitt, Lasting the Night; Martha Collins, Reclaiming the Oh; Madeline DeFrees, Figures in the Looking-Glass: Tradition, Gender Bias, and the Talented Woman; Kathleen Fraser, The Tradition of Marginality; Debora Gregor, The New New Poetry Handbook; Joy Harjo, Writing with the Sun; Gwen Head, The Automatic Woman; Brenda Hillman, Dark Turtles and Bright Turtles; Judith Kitchen, Robert Jimmy Allen; Maxine Kumin, Breaking the Mold; Cynthia Macdonald, Mosaic Law: The Bits and Pieces from which One Woman's Poems Are Made; Suzanne Matson, On Reclaiming 'the Universal'; Colleen J. McElroy, If We Look for Them by Moonlight; Lisel Mueller, Parentage and Good Luck; Carol Muske, Revising the Future; Alicia Ostriker, The Road of Excess: My William Blake; Pattiann Rogers, Degree and Circumstance; Grace Schulman, The Persistence of Tradition; Anne Stevenson, Some Observations on Women and Tradition; Deborah Tall, Terrible Perfection: In the Face of Tradition.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 9. Whole No. 463; March 4, 1899
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The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 9. Whole No. 463; March 4, 1899

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 30 Lafayette Place, 1899. pp. 239-268. TOPICS OF THE DAY: The warring Filipinos, Lord Beresford on the 'Open Door' for China; etc. LETTERS AND ART: More about 'The American rejection of Poe', Was Wagner crazy?, etc., SCIENCE AND INVENTION: Compressed air for horseless vehicles, What are X-rays, A new submarine boat, Ancient glass mirrors, A college reunion by telephone; THE RELIGIOUS WORLD: When were the new testmant books written, etc; FOREIGN TOPICS: The rebellion in the Philippines, Russia and Britain in Afghanistan, Benefits of Militarism, The Sirdar and his Accusers, etc; MISCELLANEOUS: Psychology of conjuring, Foreign possibilities of American commerce, Our Mail bag, Personals, More or less pungent, Current events, Chess. Many fascinating advertisments. Jokes and chess, every issue. See bookseller's photos.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

Humboldt: 58/1975
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Humboldt: 58/1975

Munich: Bruckmann 104. pp. Soiling to white wraps and bump/crease to bottom outside corner. Articles, poems in Spanish and sometimes German. Richly illustrated. Includes: Romualdo Brughetti--Alumbramiento; Ernesto Sabato--Hombre e Mujer, Consideraciones y re-consideraciones; Moderne argentinische Dichtung: Eduardo Romano, Raul Yurkievich, Miguel Angel Bustos, Horacio Salas; Dieter Janig--Arte y realidad; Hans Paul Bahrdt--Posibilidades de la educacion estetica en nuestro tiempo; Hildegard Urner--La sombra; Dora Isella Russell--El siglo de Rainer Maria Rilke Con motivo del cenentario de su naciamento; Hombres de teatro: Vida y opiniones de la fotografa--Rosemarie Clausen; Bartomeu Melia y Olga Blinder Aquellos--Pai-Tavyvera que por primera vez dibujaron; Estuardo Nunez--La ciencia alemana y los fundamentos de la investigacion peruanista; Atahualpa Yupanqui--Indianische Gedichte; Ramiro Lagos Castro--Hispanoamerica, Brasil e Angloamerica; Mario de Andrade--Modistinnen; Siegfried Melchinger--El placer olvidado de dialogo; Cronica, Critica, Pedagogia: Martin Wagenschein--Cultura general a traves del dialogo en Centroamerica; Etnologia: Mario A. Presas--La ''Utopia'' paracuaria; Libros: Rita Gnuzmann--Alejo Carpentier, el recurso metodo; Motivos ibericas en la poesia moderna alemana: Rudolf Peyer-Kolumbus, Hans-Jurgen Heise-Callejon del Beso, Sonne und Schnee; Noticiario cultural; Mirada Atras (1810): Mariano Moreno--Sobre la libertad de escribar. Illustrations in b&w and color. The article on Rilke contains reproductions of photographs of Lou Andreas-Salome, Lou Albert-Lasard, Marina Ivanovna Cvetaeva, Sidonie Freiin Nadherny von Borutin, Wera Ouckama Knoop, and two of the young Rilke as well as a drawing of Rilke in Moscow by Leonid Pasternak, an Aquafort of Rilke by Emil Orlik, and facsimiles of two autograph poems of Rilke from 1924.. Wraps. Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

Poetry of This Age: 1908-1958
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Poetry of This Age: 1908-1958

By Cohen, J. M

London: Hutchinson & Co., 1960. 262 pp. Very Good in good dust jacket. DJ has some sticker damage and a stain. Contents: Preface; Le Prison Nouveau; Different Kinds of Failure; George, Rilke, Valery; To the Remote Hesperides; The Vision of the Apocalypse; In the Waste Land; New Violence Breaks In; The Poetry of Resistance; Virgin Soil; Where We Stand Now; Bibliography and acknowledgements. "Ich ging ja, / damit das alles, unter dem begraben / der jetzt mein Gatte ist, zergeht, sich auflöst"-- —Rilke. . Second impression. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.99

The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 21. Whole No. 475; May 27, 1899
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The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 21. Whole No. 475; May 27, 1899

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 30 Lafayette Place, 1899. pp. 597-626. TOPICS OF THE DAY: The disarmament conference, Missouri's blow at the Trusts, etc. LETTERS AND ART: A defense of Tolstor's new novel, Poetry, war, and Mr. Howells, A child-author of the ghetto, SCIENCE AND INVENTION: Death in the flowers, Physiological abnormalities in works of art; THE RELIGIOUS WORLD: What the bible has been made to teach, Fiction in the pulpit, The church and the marriage relation, etc; FOREIGN TOPICS: Dr. Parker's curse for the Sultan, The powers of a French president, etc; MISCELLANEOUS: Foreign possibilities of American commerce, Our Mail bag, Personals, More or less pungent, Current events, Chess. Many fascinating advertisments. See bookseller's photos.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

Noonday 1

New York: Noonday Press, 1958. 183 pp. Hardly a sign of wear or use. A small 'x' on the half title. Collectible. Includes William Earle--Notes on the Death of Culture; John Moffitt--The Apple; Louis Townsend Nicholl--Tempo; Isaac Bashevis Singer--A Tale of Two Liars; Helen Neville--Evenings at Carquethuit; Karl Jaspers--The Individual and the Collectivity; Robert Cassell--The Bird; Ernst Juenger, Three Pieces--The Hippopotamus, Frutti di Mare, The Color Red; Harold Kaplan--The Origin of Anger; May Swenson--The Crossing; Nathalie Sarraute--The Age of Suspicion; Irene Orgel--Alcyone's Song; Ursele Molinaro--The Rat; Arthur Gregor--Schwanengesang; George Reavey--A Note on Boris Pasternak; Boris Pasternak--The Last Summer.. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 8. Whole No. 462; February 25, 1899
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The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 8. Whole No. 462; February 25, 1899

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 30 Lafayette Place, 1899. pp. 209-238. TOPICS OF THE DAY: President Faure and his successor in France; etc. LETTERS AND ART: Scotland's fertility in genius, The white man's versus the brown man's burden, Thackeray in America, etc., SCIENCE AND INVENTION: The climate of cities, The color of the human skin, Electric light from the garbage, Still another air-ship, THE RELIGIOUS WORLD: Did Christ use irony? Did St. Thomas visit America?, FOREIGN TOPICS The Samoan troubles, Decline of German immigration, MISCELLANEOUS: Foreign possibilities of American commerce, Our Mail bag, Personals, More or less pungent, Current events, Chess. Many fascinating advertisments.See bookseller's photos.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XIX., No. 2. Whole No. 481; July 8, 1899
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The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XIX., No. 2. Whole No. 481; July 8, 1899

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 30 Lafayette Place, 1899. pp. 31-60. TOPICS OF THE DAY: Recent experiments with alcohol, Pingree and Alger in alliance, Curing tenement-house blight, etc. LETTERS AND ART: Sarah Bernhardt's Hamlet, Zola's new novel--'Fecundité', Some memories of Tennyson, Browning, and George Eliot, SCIENCE AND INVENTION: What is old age?, Music study and nervous disease, Red light as a curative agent, Victorium--Another new element, The disposal of dust; THE RELIGIOUS WORLD: Reincarnation, heredity, and evolution, Women's hats and the higher criticism, Shall the Sunday-school be abolished?, etc; FOREIGN TOPICS: The sale of the Carolines, The Acquittal of Deroulède and Habert, etc; MISCELLANEOUS: Foreign possibilities of American commerce, Our Mail bag, Personals, More or less pungent, Current events, Chess. Many fascinating advertisments. See bookseller's photos.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

The Modern Italian Novel: From Manzoni to Svevo

By Pacifici, Sergio

Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1967. 199 pp. The bookplate of writer Helen Barolini on FFEP. Priced-clipped dj w/ short tears and rubbing. Treats the Background of the Modern Italian Novel; Alessandro Manzoni: The Historical Novel; Ippolito Nievo: History as Confessions; Emilio De Marchi: The Pathos of Existence; History as Novel: Federico De Roberto; The Tragic World of Verga's Primitives; Matilde Serao: The Chronicler of Memory; Between Mysticism and Science: Antonio Fogazzaro; Italo Svevo's Antiheroes, with a selected bibliography and index. . Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Random Essays
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Random Essays

By Laughlin, James

Mt. Kisko, New York: Moyer Bell Limited, 1989. xiv, 272 pp. Very Good. Contents: Introduction; Thomas Merton and his Poetry; The Pleasures of Reading the Classics in Translation; Inhale and Exhale: A Letter from William Saroyan to Henry Miller; New Words for Old: Notes on Experimental Writing; William Carlos Williams and the Making of Paterson: A Memoir; Translators of the Troubadours: Pound & Blackburn; Richard Ellman's Michaux; The Greenberg Manuscripts; About Gertrude Stein; Montagu O'Reilly and Wayne Andrews; Afterword to The Life Before Us by Romaine Gary. . First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.99

The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 3. Whole No. 557; January 21, 1899
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The Literary Digest: A weekly compendium of the contemporaneous thought of the world; Vol.XVIII., No. 3. Whole No. 557; January 21, 1899

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 30 Lafayette Place, 1899. pp. 61-90. TOPICS OF THE DAY: Governors on current problems: Theodore Roosevelt, of New York, John Tanner, of Illinois, D. H. Hastings, of Pennsylvania, W. A. Poynter, of Nebraska, John Lind, of Minnesota, W. H. Ellerbee, of South Carolina, James A. Mount, of Indiana, W. E. Stanley, of Kansas; etc. LETTERS AND ART: An English appreciation of Mr. Stephen Crane, Some Ambiguities in Shakespeare's life removed, etc., SCIENCE AND INVENTION: Effect of cider on microbes, The plague of 1660 still dangerous, etc.; THE RELIGIOUS WORLD: Newly discovered birthplace of Buddha, Kissing the bible, etc; FOREIGN TOPICS: Mr. Stead and the Czar's proposal, etc; MISCELLANEOUS: On the 'roof of the world' [mountaineering], etc. Foreign possibilities of American commerce, Our Mail bag, Personals, More or less pungent, Current events, Chess. Many fascinating advertisments.See bookseller's photos.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

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