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Image for D. H. Lawrence and Maurice Magnus: A Plea for Better Manners.

D. H. Lawrence and Maurice Magnus: A Plea for Better Manners.

By: Douglas, Norman.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. p., Privately Printed.: 1924.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17440

Condition: Tan wrappers with orange titles on front panel. An unopened copy in original wraps. Light wear to spine ends.


Frontis portrait of Maurice Magnus. Publisher's slip tipped onto half-title page: "Price five shillings. Obtainable from the Author, c/o T. Cook and Son, Florence" View more info

Image for Fearful Joy: Papers from the Thomas Gray Bicentenary Conference at Carleton University.

Fearful Joy: Papers from the Thomas Gray Bicentenary Conference at Carleton University.

By: Downey, James and Ben Jones (Editors).

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Montreal., McGill-Queens' University Press.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10736

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Small chip at top front corner.


Black & white frontispiece portrait of Thomas Gray. 25 black & white plates of illustrations from Gray's works by Blake, Bentley, Rubens, William Hamilton, & Piazzetta. View more info

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The Loves of George Bernard Shaw.

By: Du Cann, C. G. L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Funk & Wagnalls Co.: 1963.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 10734

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with light fading to spine and shelf wear to corners.


Black & white photos and illustrations. View more info

Image for Victor Hugo: A Tumultuous Life.

Victor Hugo: A Tumultuous Life.

By: Edwards, Samuel.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., David McKay.: 1971.

Edition: 2nd printing, June 1971.

Seller ID: 10724

Condition: Near fine in good+ dust jacket. Book is square & tight with light edge soil. Jacket rubbed with edge wear.


Map illustrated endpapers. 43 black & white photos & illustrations. View more info

Image for No Rooms of Their Own: Women Writers of Early California. 1849-1869.

No Rooms of Their Own: Women Writers of Early California. 1849-1869.

By: Egli, Ida Rae (Ed.).

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA., Heyday Books.: 1997.

Edition: 2nd edition, 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 10837

Condition: Fine in fine pictorial wrappers.


The book includes writings from the beginning of the gold rush to the arrival of the transcontinental railroad. Essays, poems, and stories from Ina Coolbrith, Dame Shirley and other lesser know writers. View more info

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Poetry and Drama.

By: Eliot, T(homas). S(tearns).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge., Harvard University Press.: 1951.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13942

Condition: Very good. Lacking dust jacket. Boards clean with fading to spine & bottom edge of front panel. Text has some light pencil underlining.


The inaugural Theodore Spencer Memorial lecture. November 21, 1950. View more info

Image for The Italian - American Writer: An Essay and an Annotated Checklist.

The Italian - American Writer: An Essay and an Annotated Checklist.

By: Gardaphe, Fred.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Spencertown, NY., Forkroads Press.: 1995.

Edition: First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11213

Condition: Fine in printed wrappers. As new.


Frontispiece by Bob Cimbalo. View more info

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

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.

Seller ID: 15645

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Crack between copyright & index page due to publisher's binding error. Else binding solid & text clean. Jacket lightly rubbed with no tears or chips.


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

Image for The Company She Kept: A Revealing Portrait of Mary McCarthy.

The Company She Kept: A Revealing Portrait of Mary McCarthy.

By: Grumbach, Doris.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Coward-McCann.: 1967.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10979

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight with no interior markings. Black jacket rubbed with edge wear.


Black & white photos. Endpapers portrait of Mary McCarthy by Larry Rivers and jacket photography by Ralph Ellison. The author used previously unpublished material and personal interviews with the writer as the basis for this excellent critical biography. View more info

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.

Seller ID: 13768

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Former owner's blind stamp on half title page. Spine sunned & light soil to boards. Text clean & bright in tight binding.


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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The Publish-It-Yourself Handbook: Literary Tradition & How-to Without Commercial or Vanity Publishers.

By: Henderson, Bill (Ed.).

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Yonkers, NY., Pushcart Book Press.: 1973.

Edition: Eighth printing.

Seller ID: 11248

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with light wear on edges. White jacket lightly rubbed and edge worn with small chips at head of spine.


Contributors from Anais Nin to Leonard Woolf offer their "publishing it yourself" experiences. View more info

Image for Windows on the World: Essays on American Social Fiction.

Windows on the World: Essays on American Social Fiction.

By: Holman, C. Hugh.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Knoxville., Univ. of Tennessee Press.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10984

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Jacket very lightly rubbed.


Essays arguing for the "recognition and appreciation of realistic fiction in America." With particular emphasis on Faulkner, Ellen Glasgow, and Thomas Wolfe. View more info

Image for The Major Critics: The Development of English Literary Criticism.

The Major Critics: The Development of English Literary Criticism.

By: Holmes, Charles S., Edwin Fussell and Ray Frazer (Editors).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1957.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14935

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Underlining & some scholarly notes by the former owner in the margins. Edge wear & fading to spine. Book is square in solid binding.


Criticism from Aristotle on the Poetics to T. S. Eliot on "The Metaphysical Poets." 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.

Seller ID: 12728

Condition: Very good in fine dust jacket. Former owner's notes in section one of the notebook pages. Else fine in tight & square binding.


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

Image for A Margin of Hope: An Intellectual Autobiography.

A Margin of Hope: An Intellectual Autobiography.

By: Howe, Irving.

Price: $9.50

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

Edition: First U. K. Edition.

Seller ID: 11298

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


"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

Image for Journey to the Center of the Theater.

Journey to the Center of the Theater.

By: Kerr, Walter.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10752

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight with dampstain at top of rear jacket panel and very lightly thru to the back book cover.


New York Times columns from the '70's by the dean of America's theater critics. Jacket cover drawing by Al Hirschfeld. View more info

Image for Heywood Broun: A Biographical Portrait.

Heywood Broun: A Biographical Portrait.

By: Kramer, Dale.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Current Books / A. A. Wyn, Publisher.: 1949.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10753

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is square and tight with light soil to edges and fading to spine.


Foreword by Herbert Bayard Swope. Black & white frontispiece photo of Broun plus 7 black & white plates. Sketch on title page of Broun by Hendrick van Loon. View more info

Image for The Whispering Gallery: Autobiography I

The Whispering Gallery: Autobiography I

By: Lehmann, John.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1955.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 11432

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Light dust soil to top edge. Jacket has chips at corners and spine ends with closed tears at top of front panel and bottom of rear panel.


The memoirs of the poet, critic, editor, and publisher from childhood through the beginnings of World War II. Black & white photo frontis of Lehmann with his wife & sister. View more info

Image for Expression in America.

Expression in America.

By: Lewisohn, Ludwig.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1932.

Edition: 6th printing.

Seller ID: 11816

Condition: Book is tight and clean save for neat signature & date (1933) of former owner on front free endpaper. Boards lightly rubbed with fading to spine. Light wear at spine ends and corners with dust soil to top edge.


The author looks at the American spirit through the works of Millay, Howells, Twain, Sandburg, Frost, Amy Lowell, Crane, Dickinson, Pound, T.S. Eliot, Hart Crane and others. View more info

Image for Gay Sunshine Interviews. Volume 1.

Gay Sunshine Interviews. Volume 1.

By: Leyland, Winston (Ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Francisco., Gay Sunshine Press.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition. Published simultaneously with limited hardcover edition.

Seller ID: 11205

Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers. Book is square and tight with no internal markings. Slight curl to corners with crease on bottom corner of lightly rubbed back panel.


Interviews originally published by the San Francisco-based cultural/literary journal include those with William Burroughs, Jean Genet, Allen Ginsberg, Christopher Isherwood, Gore Vidal, Tennessee Williams and others. Frontispiece black & white reprint of the cover of Gay Sunshine number 23. Black & white photos of each interviewee. View more info