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by Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal is the author of twenty-two novels, five plays, many screenplays and short stories, more than two hundred essays, and a memoir. His most recent novel is The Golden Age, and his new essay collection, The Last Empire: Essays 1993?2000, has just been published.

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Winter__Five Windows on the Season

Winter__Five Windows on the Season

by Gopnik, Adam

London: Quercus, 2012. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. grey cloth, silver lettering, dust jacket, 256 pp.
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€15.00
The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell-Volume 1 The Private Years 1884-1914

The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell-Volume 1 The Private Years 1884-1914

by Griffin, Nicholas

London: Allen Lane, 1992. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. black cloth gilt lettering dust jacket 553 pp.
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€18.00
Letters _ Volume III 1875-1883

Letters _ Volume III 1875-1883

by James, Henry; Edel, Leon (ed)

Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press, 1975. Cloth/dust jacket and Mylar wrapped Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. black cloth, gilt lettering, dust jacket, 438 pp, soiled cloth on bottom cover, sunning on dj.
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€25.00
J'Accuse_ The Dark Side of Nice

J'Accuse_ The Dark Side of Nice

by Greene, Graham

London: Bodley Head, 1982. Paperback Octavo w Dust Jacket. Paperback. Good/fair. stapled wraps, dust jacket, 69 pp, text in English and French, wraps stained and partially torn Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy order.
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€50.00
inner workings_ Essays 2000-2005

inner workings_ Essays 2000-2005

by Coetzee, J. M

London: Harvill Secker, 20007. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. blue cloth, gilt lettering, dust jacket, 304 pp Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€15.00
Cinematoma

Cinematoma

by Jacob, Max

Paris: La sirene, 1920. Paperback Duodecimo. Paperback. Very good. illustrated wraps, 302 pp, 1180/1245, text in French Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€60.00
The Memory Chalet

The Memory Chalet

by Judt, Tony

London: William Heinemann, 2010. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. grey papered boards, black lettering, dust jacket, 226 pp.
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€15.00
The Letters of Dorothy Osbrone to Sir William Temple, 1652-54

The Letters of Dorothy Osbrone to Sir William Temple, 1652-54

by Hart, Kingsley (ed.)

London: Folio Society, 1968. Hardcover Octavo in slipcase. Hardcover. Very good. blue cloth, gilt lettering, in slipcase 213 pp.
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€15.00
On Conciliation with the Colonies and Other Papers on the American Revolution

On Conciliation with the Colonies and Other Papers on the American Revolution

by Burke, Edmund; Stanlis, Peter J. (ed.)

Lunenburg, VT: Limited Editions Club, 1975. Hardcover Quarto in slipcase. Hardcover. Very good. Ward, Lynd. cloth illustrated with floral designs and the American eagle covering the boards, gilt lettering to brown title label, 267 pp, in slipcase, title label to spine of slipcase, illustrated by Lynd Ward, signed by illustrator on limitations page, numbered 1086 of 2000, Limited Editions Club monthly letter laid in Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or... Read more
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€80.00
Beat & Mondo Beat

Beat & Mondo Beat

by Matteo, Guernaccia (ed)

Italy: Stampa Alternativa Nuovi Equilibri, 1996. Paperback Duodecimo. Paperback. Very good. six stapled booklets inside a cardboard box, illustrated cover, 384 pp Italian.
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€35.00
Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric_ The Lost Manuscript

Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric_ The Lost Manuscript

by Dylan, Bob; Feinstein, Barry

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. Cloth/dust jacket Quarto. Hardcover. Very good/very good. black boards, silver lettering, dust jacket, 141 pp, clipped.
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€15.00
A Tour of the Darkling Plain: The Finnegans Wake Letters of Thornton Wilder and Adaline Glasheen

A Tour of the Darkling Plain: The Finnegans Wake Letters of Thornton Wilder and Adaline Glasheen

by Burns, Edward M.; Gaylord, Joshua A., eds

Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2001. Paperback Octavo. Paperback. Very good. wraps 732 pp inscribed by editor Edward Burns on the title page Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€75.00
On the Trail _ My Reminiscences as a Cowboy

On the Trail _ My Reminiscences as a Cowboy

by Harris, Frank

London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1930. Paperback Octavo. Paperback. Good. green wraps, paper label to spine, 247 pp clear mylar protective dust jacket spine creased wraps worn on the edges front endpaper damp stained foxing on the edges Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€300.00
Roger Casement in Death: Or, Haunting the Free State

Roger Casement in Death: Or, Haunting the Free State

by McCormack, W.J

Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2002. Paperback Octavo. Paperback. Very good. wraps 240 pp.
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€15.00
The Diary of Helena Morley

The Diary of Helena Morley

by Morley, Helena; Bishop, Elizabeth (trans & intro)

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995. Paperback Octavo. Paperback. Very good. wraps, 281 pp.
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€15.00
Something Said_Essays by Gilberto Sorrentino

Something Said_Essays by Gilberto Sorrentino

by Sorrentino, Gilberto

San Francisco: North Point Press, 1984. Paperback Octavo. Paperback. Very good. illustrated wraps, 266 pp.
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€25.00
View, Surrealism in Belgium, December 1946

View, Surrealism in Belgium, December 1946

by Ford, Charles Henri (ed.); Magritte, Rene; Magritte, Paul; Roditi, Edouard; Marien, Marcel; Scutenaire, Louis; Nouge, Paul, et al

New York: View/Charles Henri Ford, 1946. Magazine Format. Magazine format. Very good. stapled wraps , small quarto, 50 pp Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€125.00
Modernities & Other Writings

Modernities & Other Writings

by Cendrars, Blaise

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. black cloth, silver lettering, dust jacket, 133 pp.
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€40.00
The Letters of Gustave Flaubert__Volumes I and II, 1830-1880

The Letters of Gustave Flaubert__Volumes I and II, 1830-1880

by Flaubert, Gustave; Steegmuller, Frances (ed.)

London: Picador, 2001. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. green cloth gilt lettering dust jacket 720 pp Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€130.00
Beatrice Webb's Diaries, 1912-1924

Beatrice Webb's Diaries, 1912-1924

by Webb, Beatrice; Cole, Margaret I. (ed.)

London: Longmans & Green, 1952. Cloth/no dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good. black cloth, bronze lettering, no dust jacket, 272 pp,
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€20.00
Kilvert's Diary_ 1870-1879

Kilvert's Diary_ 1870-1879

by Kilvert, Francis; Ploomer, William (eds)

London: Century, 1986. Hardcover Quarto no dust jacket. Hardcover. Very good. red cloth, papered boards to centre of front cover, gilt design to cover, gilt lettering to spine, 288 pp.
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€20.00
Confessions of a Pretty Lady

Confessions of a Pretty Lady

by Bernhard, Sandra

New York: Harper & Row, 1988. Cloth/dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. blue papered boards spine, pink lettering, purple papered boards, dust jacket, 133 pp Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy orders.
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€15.00
The Magic of Words _ Rudolfo A. Anaya and his Writings

The Magic of Words _ Rudolfo A. Anaya and his Writings

by Anaya, Rudolfo A.; Vassallo, Paul (ed)

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1982. Cloth/dust jacket and Mylar wrapped Octavo. Hardcover. Very good/very good. brick red cloth spine gilt lettering white cloth boards, illustrated dust jacket, 83 pp.
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€15.00
A Year's Letters

A Year's Letters

by Swinburne, Algernon Charles

London: Peter Owen Limited, 1976. Cloth/no dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. Very good. gilt decorated blue cloth no dust jacket 195 pp.
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€20.00
Major Modern Essayists

Major Modern Essayists

by Muller, Gilbert H.; Crooks, Alan F. (eds); et al (essays)

New Jersey: Blair Press, 1994. Paperback Octavo. Paperback. Very good. wraps, 487 pp Standard shipping (no tracking) / Priority (with tracking) / Custom quote for large or heavy order.
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€15.00