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Image for 60 Years of Best Sellers 1895-1955.

60 Years of Best Sellers 1895-1955.

By: Hackett, Alice Payne.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., R. R. Bowker Co., 1956.

Edition: First Edition.


Useful reference book. Title information is sorted by number of sales, subject & date of publication. Includes both hardback & paperback. View more info

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A History of English Literature: From Beowulf to 1926.

By: Moody, William Vaughn and Robert Morss Lovett.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons., 1926.


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A Margin of Hope: An Intellectual Autobiography.

By: Howe, Irving.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London., Secker & Warburg., 1983.

Edition: First U. K. Edition.


"A candid, perceptive account of his (Howe's) growth to intellectual manhood within the political movements and literary influences that shaped American culture." View more info

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Adrienne Rich's Poetry: Texts of Poems, The Poet On Her Work. Reviews and Criticism.

By: Gelpi, Barbara Charlesworth & Albert Gelpi (Selected & Edited by).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., W. W. Norton & Co., 1975.

Edition: Stated First Edition but probably 2nd printing.


From the Norton Critical Editions series. Includes reviews & essays by W. H. Auden, Randall Jarrell, Erica Jong, Nancy Milford, & others. Laid in is Errata sheet noting 3 errors in the text. View more info

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Afro-American Authors.

By: Adams, William.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin., 1972.


Includes excerpts of the writings of Frederick Douglass, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W. E. B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin, Eldridge Cleaver, LeRoi Jones, and many others. View more info

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American Literature to 1900.

By: Cunliffe, Marcus (Ed.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Sphere Books., 1986.

Edition: First published in 1973 this is the 1986 revised edition. Number 8 in the Sphere History of Literature series.


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Andre Gide: His Life and His Work.

By: Pierre-Quint, Leon. Translation by Dorothy M. Richardson.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf., 1934.

Edition: First American Edition.


Black & white photo frontis of Gide. The book is divided into four parts. His Life, His Psychology and His Art, His Ethic, and His Social Criticism. View more info

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Andromeda in Wimpole Street: Containing extracts from the Love Letters of Elizabeth and Robert Browning.

By: [Browning, Elizabeth Barrett & Robert]. Creston, Dormer.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London., Eyre & Spottiswoode., 1950.

Edition: Third Impression.


"Miss Creston has selected the most interesting and revealing passages in these letters, linking them up with unerring skill to form a consecutive narrative." Frontis & additional plate portraits of the Brownings. View more info

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Anne Douglas Sedgwick: A Portrait in Letters.

By: [Sedgwick, Anne Douglas]. Chosen & edited by Basil de Selincourt.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin Co., 1936.

Edition: First Edition.


Frontis portrait drawing of Anne Douglas Sedgwick by Cecilia Beaux. 180 letters chosen by her husband. View more info

Image for Approaches to Writing with a Provisional Bibliography of the Author's Work by James Kraft.

Approaches to Writing with a Provisional Bibliography of the Author's Work by James Kraft.

By: Horgan, Paul.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Farrar, Straus & Giroux., 1973.

Edition: First Edition.


"Reflections and notes on the art of writing from a career of half a century." View more info

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Barbara Pym.

By: [Pym, Barbara]. Long, Robert Emmet.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Ungar Publishing Co., 1986.

Edition: First Edition. From the Ungar Literature and Life: British Writers series.


Study of Barbara Pym's life and work. A complete study by Dr. Long of the creator of the style of "a comedy of suffering." View more info

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Biography and the Human Heart.

By: Bradford, Gamaliel.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin., 1932.

Edition: First Edition.


Frontis of Horace Walpole plus 5 black & white plates. Studies of Longfellow, Whitman, Charlotte Cushman, Walpole & others plus essays on the art of biography. View more info

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Books are Basic: The Essential Lawrence Clark Powell.

By: [Powell, Lawrence Clark]. Marshall, John David (Ed.).

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Tucson., Univ. of Arizona Press., 1985.

Edition: First Edition.


Quotations from the great bibliophile's books, articles, essays, and reviews. View more info

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Christina Stead: A Biography

By: [Stead, Christina]. Rowley, Hazel.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co., 1994.

Edition: First American Edition.


Black & white photos. A full literary biography of the novelist. View more info

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Conversations with Katherine Anne Porter: Refugee From Indian Creek.

By: Lopez, Enrique Hank.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co., 1981.

Edition: First Edition.


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