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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

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Jack London's Golden State.

By: London, Jack. Haslam Gerald (Ed.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California., Heyday Books.: 1999.

Seller ID: 13952

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light edge soil. Text is clean & tight and appears to be unread.


Personal essays, short stories, and excerpts from London's novels centered in early 20th century California. 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.

Seller ID: 10731

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square, clean & tight. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Jacket rubbed with edge wear.


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Remembering the Bone House: An Erotics of Place and Space.

By: Mairs, Nancy.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10829

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


Memoir by the poet and essayist. View more info

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Fictional Space in the Modernist and Postmodernist American Novel.

By: Malmgren, Carl Darryl.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lewisburg. London & Toronto., Bucknell University Press. Associated University Presses.: 1985.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15038

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light rubbing to spine ends. Small tears to top of front & rear jacket panels.


Warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication to two people he mentions in the acknowledgements. Scholarly work on fiction in twentieth century America. View more info

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The New Literature.

By: Mauriac, Claude. Translated by Samuel I. Stone.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., George Braziller.: 1959.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 11365

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Slight spine slant. Jacket bright in mylar with edge wear and small chips at corners and head of spine.


Critical analysis of experimental forms of writing in the first half of the century. View more info

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The Art of Writing.

By: Maurois, Andre. Translated by Gerard Hopkins.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Bodley Head.: 1960.

Edition: First U.K. Edition.

Seller ID: 17141

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Text clean. Jacket edge worn with small chips at head of toned spine. Light foxing to fore edges. Price on front flap.


Collection of essays on European author's much admired by Maurois. Included are Voltaire, Rousseau, Stendhal, Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, Goethe, Tolstoy, Leopardi, Tchekov, Gogol & Turgenev. View more info

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The New York Times Guide to Reference Materials.

By: McCormick, Mona.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Dorset Press / Marlboro Books.: 1988.

Edition: Revised Edition, 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 10668

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


"The indispensable handbook, updated and expanded, for anyone who needs to know how and where to look up almost anything." View more info

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Dangerous Dossiers: Exposing the Secret War Against America's Greatest Authors.

By: Mitgang, Herbert.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Donald Fine, Inc.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10723

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


"The shocking account by New York Times cultural correspondent of the fifty-year espionage campaign waged by the C.I.A., F.B.I. and other intelligence agencies" against some of the most respected American authors of the century. From material obtained by the author under the Freedom of Information Act. Black & white photos & illustrations. 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.

Seller ID: 10781

Condition: Good+ lacking dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean. Boards rubbed with darkened edges. Former owner's inscription on front pastedown along with some underlining in text.


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The World In Falseface.

By: Nathan, George Jean.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1923.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11329

Condition: A nice clean reading copy. No dust jacket. Front free endpaper neatly removed. Tears on pages 3 & 309. Tears on half title professionally repaired. Boards lightly rubbed & edge worn with bumps at top corners,


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Poets & People.

By: Norman, Charles.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Indianapolis., Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1972.

Seller ID: 11344

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight with no interior markings save for former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Light soil to edges. Price clipped jacket worn at corners with small chips at head of spine.


Black & white photos & illustrations. Norman's memoirs of his personal & literary life in Greenwich Village. View more info

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Swindlers & Rogues in French Drama.

By: Norman, Hilda Laura.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago., University of Chicago Press.: 1928.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11356

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is square & tight. Former owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. Interior clean. Edges dust soiled. Boards lightly rubbed with soiling to bottom of back panel. College bookstore stamp on bottom edge.


Illustrated by Robert Macaire cartoons throughout. View more info

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The Green Crow.

By: O'Casey, Sean.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., George Braziller, Inc.: 1956.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 14633

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket edge worn with small tear on front panel. Book is clean & solid.


The author's writings on the theatre plus four short stories. View more info

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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.

Seller ID: 15126

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Fading to spine with rubbing & light soil to boards. Some toning to endpapers. Text clean in tight binding. No interior markings.


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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Writing for Publication.

By: Potter, Clarkson N.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Plume Book / Penguin.: 1991.

Edition: Reprint. First paperback printing.

Seller ID: 11310

Condition: Near fine in wrappers. Remainder mark else fine.


Author was Doubleday editor before founding his own publishing company. An insider's view on getting published. View more info

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Records of Tennyson, Ruskin, Browning.

By: Ritchie, Anne Thackeray.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1892

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16534

Condition: Very good. Rubbing to extremities. Titles & decorations bright. Small bookstore label on rear pastedown. Former owner's stamp & penciled notations on front pastedown. Blank white label at top of front free endpaper. Front hinge cracked but holding. Similar cracks at page 40 & 112. Text bright.


Twenty seven full page plates including tissued frontis. View more info

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The American Short Story.

By: Ross, Danforth.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Minneapolis., Univ. of Minnesota Press.: 1961.

Edition: Number 14 in the U. of M. Pamphlets on American Writers series. First Printing.

Seller ID: 12867

Condition: Very good in printed wrappers. List rubbing to spine and crease at bottom corner. Text clean and tight.


The author's views on the genre from Washington Irving to the beats. View more info

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Tete-a-Tete: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre.

By: Rowley, Hazel.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., HarperCollins.: 2005.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16345

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new save for the inscription.


Gift inscription on front free endpaper: "According to the reviews, this one has all the gossip!" View more info

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Father's Footsteps: The Story of Damon Runyon By His Son.

By: Runyon, Damon, Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1954.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11551

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and square with no interior markings. Very light dust soil to top edge. Appears to be unread. Jacket is bright but worn on edges with chip at top of front panel and head of spine. Spine sun faded.


The personal biography of Damon Runyon by his son. View more info