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Image for Letters of Henry Adams 1858-1891: Limited First Edition (Volume I only)

Letters of Henry Adams 1858-1891: Limited First Edition (Volume I only)

By: ADAMS, Henry; FORD, Worthington Chauncey (editor)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78703

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Edition. Grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams, Henry Adams (1838-1918) was a historian, author and consummate Washington, D.C. insider. This grouping of his letters covers the early years, and was originally published as part of a two-volume set. Edited, and with introductory note, by Worthington Chauncey Ford. --- This edition is one of 325 copies of the First Edition bound with uncut edges. In full red-orange cloth-covered boards w/titli... View more info

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Matthew Arnold: Poetry and Prose

By: ARNOLD, Matthew; BRYSON, John (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1954

Stock No.: 81889

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A collection of poetical and prose writings of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), the prominent English poet, literary critic, and translator of Homer. Includes his early, narrative, lyric, elegiac, dramatic and later poems; sonnets, lectures, essays and letters. Edited and with an introduction by John Bryson. Indexed. An entry in publisher's series: The Reynard Library. --- In blue bevel edge cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover & spine titling and decoration; blue top... View more info

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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from Thirty Authors (Chautauqua Reading Circle Literature)

By: BEERS, Henry A.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Meadville, Pennsylvania / New York, The Chautauqua-Century Press / Flood and Vincent: 1894

Stock No.: 81331

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A history of English literature, told from the perspective of 30 leading authors such as Shakespeare and Alfred, Lord Tennyson. With 28 portraits, arranged 4-to-a-page, and a full-sized frontis image of Shakespeare. One in the publisher's "Chautauqua Reading Circle Literature" series. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in black and gilt to cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With whitish splotches to front cover, some ... View more info

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Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume One; Virginia Stephen 1882-1912 -and- Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume Two; Mrs Woolf 1912-1941 (Two-Volume Set)

By: BELL, Quentin

Price: $45.50

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1972

Stock No.: 78987

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A two-volume biography of the noted English modernist writer. Vol. 1: third impression, ISBN 0 7012 0291 2. With 7 leaves of black & white plates printed on both recto and versos; additional sketch and family tree. Vol. 2: First printing, ISBN 0 7012 0371 4; 7 leaves of black & white plates printed on both recto and versos, facsimile of handwritten Woolf note, chronology at appendix. Both volumes with b&w frontis illustrations; maps at endpapers. --- Both volumes in text... View more info

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Lord Byron's First Pilgrimage (Yale Studies in English, Volume 109)

By: BORST, William A.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82016

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First edition of this examination of Lord Byron's two years of travels as a young man in the Iberian Peninsula, as well as the Western and Eastern Mediterranean. Per the jacket flap, these travels were influential for the young poet, and shaped his writings and later life. With a map of the Mediterranean area. Number 109 in the Yale Studies in English series. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling to spine; in simple beige jacket. --- With prior owne... View more info

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Boswell's Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Now First Published from the Original Manuscript

By: BOSWELL, James

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78986

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


The wanderings in Scotland in 1773 by Dr. Johnson were cataloged by James Boswell in this long-admired work. This edition includes many entries from additional journals found in the early 20th century. From the private papers of James Boswell, Isham Collection, Malahide Castle. Prepared, with preface and notes, by Frederick A. Pottle & Charles H. Bennett. Includes fold-out map of Scotland and the Hebrides; and with many illustrations, many of which are facsimiles of the ... View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson: The Works of James Boswell

By: BOSWELL, James

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Roslyn, New York, Black's Readers Service Company: 1952

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79330

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Britain's renowned Dr. Johnson won fame by dint of this biography by his friend, James Boswell; first published in 1791. Offered in a book club reprint of the work which has been abridged, and with an introduction, by Bergen Evans. Includes a facsimile of the original title page. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With a hint of a bump to tail of spine, otherwise a clean, firm, brigh... View more info

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Collected Impressions

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79663

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First edition of Elizabeth Bowen's collection of many of her writings on literary topics. Includes book reviews, prefaces she wrote for other writers' works, studies and essays on a variety of scholarly subjects; as well as a preface by the author. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, printed on buff color leaves; blue topstain. R. A. Maynard designed dust jacket in brown, tan and navy. --- With bumps to lower cover corners, otherwise a ... View more info

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Chaucer and the Medieval Book

By: BOYD, Beverly

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [San Marino, California], The Huntington Library: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82020

ISBN: 0873280601

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


First edition. A collection of material related to the manuscripts and early printed books at the time of Geoffrey Chaucer during the late Middle Ages. The work of William Caxton, first publisher of books in English, is also detailed along with authors other than Chaucer. With numerous black & white illustrations depicting early printed items and facsimiles of pages and artwork. With appended reference material, bibliography and index. --- In full blue cloth-covered boar... View more info

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The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1)

By: BROOKS, Van Wyck

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1942]

Stock No.: 80041

Condition: Very Good- in Poor dust jacket


A Modern Library Giant reprint edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning literary history of New England, originally published in 1936. --- In Toledano spine G4 / charcoal cloth / gilt titling on navy spine blocks / gilt-stamped ML torchbearer on front cover & spine / publisher's dark blue topstain / blank GA style endpapers / jacket style Gc / verso advertises 281 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1942 (though 1936 date appears in volume). ML #G57.1. --- With general... View more info

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Ernest Hemingway and His World

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Stock No.: 76997

ISBN: 0684185040

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A short biography of Ernest Hemingway by the famed British novelist and literary critic (author of 'A Clockwork Orange' and many of ther works). With numerous b&w photos, chronology and index. --- Softcover work, with a bit of curling to cover edges; interior clean, firm and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Letters between Samuel Butler and Miss E. M. A. Savage, 1871-1885

By: BUTLER, Samuel; SAVAGE, Miss E. M. A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81987

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A first edition of this collection of the voluminous correspondence between Samuel Butler, the noted English novelist and author of "The Way of All Flesh"; and Miss E. M. A. Savage. With portraits of both. Per the jacket flap, Miss Savage was Butler's "closest woman friend" to whom he sent his writings for her approval. With a preface by Geoffrey Keynes and Brian Hill. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with blue titling to spine; dark blue topstain ... View more info

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Little Masterpieces: Thomas Carlyle (Essay on Biography, Selected Biographical & Historical Sketches and Other Writings)

By: CARLYLE, Thomas (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1901

Stock No.: 80238

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A 1901 edition in this collection of writings by the prominent Scottish social commentator Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881). With frontis portrait of the author, as well as a brief introduction by editor Bliss Perry. An entry in the publisher's "Little Masterpieces" series of noted works in compact size. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on spine; publisher's blindstamped vignette to front cover. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as i... View more info

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Letters of a Nation: A Collection of Extraordinary American Letters

By: CARROLL, Andrew (editor)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Kodansha America: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79250

ISBN: 1568361963

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Jacket flap blurb: ". . .over 200 letters. . .the most comprehensive collection of American letters ever assembled. . .by presidents, slaves, soldiers, prisoners, explorers, writers, revolutionaries, Native Americans, artists, religious and civil rights leaders, and Americans from all walks of life." With foreword by Marian Wright Edelman. --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth... View more info

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Young Sam Johnson

By: CLIFFORD, James L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78981

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A full-length biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson, in which the author describes the first part of the celebrated lexicographer's life. With b&w illustrations, and map of Johnson's home town of Lichfield, England at endpapers and repeated near the back of the volume. --- In full ivory cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on maroon cover & spine blocks. Jacket with painting of a youthful Sam Johnson. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with chipping, cre... View more info

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A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

By: Cousin, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London/ New York, J.M. Dent/E.P. Dutton: 1942

Stock No.: 72826

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Updated version of work first published 1910. In flexible full cloth violet covers w/discoloring, spine. Interior clean and unmarked; leaves very thin with wartime quality disclaimer, publisher's page. With publisher's violet topstain. Dust jacket with substantial chipping, large open tear at top rear corner (but torn away section is present). Now in removable mylar protector. Everyman's #449. ; Everyman's Library; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 456 pages View more info

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Of Dramatic Poesy and Other Critical Essays: In Two Volumes; Volume I only (Everyman's Library #568)

By: DRYDEN, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1964

Stock No.: 79982

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Volume 1 only of the two-volume edition of critical essays by the first Poet Laureat of England, John Dryden (1631-1700). This Everyman's Library edition edited, with an introduction by George Watson. This complete edition was first published in 1962, following the abridged edition of 1912. --- Full EL style 4 purple cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lavender jacket with image of Dryden on cover. Everyman's Library #568. --- With inked price on front ... View more info

Image for Henry James:  The Untried Years, 1843-1870; The Conquest of London, 1870-1881; The Middle Years, 1882-1895; The Treacherous Years, 1895-1901; The Master, 1901-1916 (Complete 5 Volume Set)

Henry James: The Untried Years, 1843-1870; The Conquest of London, 1870-1881; The Middle Years, 1882-1895; The Treacherous Years, 1895-1901; The Master, 1901-1916 (Complete 5 Volume Set)

By: EDEL, Leon

Price: $293.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1953-1972

Stock No.: 81225

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A complete set of Leon Edel's comprehensive five-volume biography of Henry James (1843-1916), the prolific American-born novelist, playwright and critic who became a British citizen in 1915. Mr. Edel drew on unpublished letters of James, who was granted access by the James family. Each volume with black & white frontis portrait of James at varying times in his life; as well as several other b&w illustrations scattered throught the volumes. Vol. 1 is a 4th printing, 2 and... View more info

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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography and Notes (American Writers Series)

By: EMERSON, Ralph Waldo (author); CARPENTER, Frederic I. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1934

Stock No.: 82163

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A selection of writings by the noted American essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1883). The writings are analyzed and explained in detail by editor Frederic I. Carpenter, who supplies a lengthy introduction and bibliography. With frontis portrait of Emerson by Kerr Eby. An entry in publisher's American Writers Series, edited by Harry Hayden Clark. --- In full dark blue cloth covers with yellow titling and decorations to covers and spine. Volume has no dus... View more info

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Pushkin: A Biography

By: FEINSTEIN, Elaine

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hopewell, New Jersey, The Ecco Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82118

ISBN: 0880016744

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Stated first Ecco edition with full number line. An biography of the great Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837). Pushkin was revered in Russia for his poetry but also enjoyed dueling, the final one of which resulted in his death. Includes a section of black & white illustrations. --- In burgundy paper-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Dust jacket features painted portrait of Pushkin by Orest Adamovich Kiprensky. --- With remainder mark to lower ... View more info

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The Little, Brown Handbook

By: FOWLER, H. Ramsey; AARON, Jane E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1997

Edition: Fifth Edition

Stock No.: 72039

ISBN: 067352132x

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Helpful stylebook for the writer in good copy. With prev owner's inked info on title page; otherwise clean, bright interior. In pictorial covers with bumped corners. No DJ. ; 1.6 x 8.2 x 5.5 Inches; 822 pages View more info

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Plots and Characters in the Fiction of Henry James

By: GALE, Robert L.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 1972

Stock No.: 80467

ISBN: 0262570319

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An ideal companion volume for the Henry James reader. Provides a sketch of the plot for the fictional work of Mr. James, and about half of the book consists of an alphabetical list of characters, with reference to the James work in which they appeared; also with a chronological list of works by James. With a foreword by Oscar Cargill. --- A softcover edition, with illustration in green tones on cover. --- A clean, bright, newish copy lacking damages worthy of mention.; O... View more info

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The Life and Times of Chaucer

By: GARDNER, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Stock No.: 74360

ISBN: 0394493176

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. With illustrations (called 'ornaments') by J. Wolf. In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on cover and spine; publisher's blue topstain. Stated Fourth Printing, July 1977. Interior of volume clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket in faux parchment with brightly colored illustrations; light chafing at spine ends. A biography of Geoffrey Chaucer by the famed novelist, who is well known for his 'Wreckage of Agathon' and 'Nickel Mountain', a... View more info

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The Life of Charlotte Brontë (Everyman's Library #318)

By: GASKELL, Elizabeth Cleghorn

Price: $26.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1946

Stock No.: 81740

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The famous biography of the noted English novelist Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), perhaps best known for her cherished "Jane Eyre". Includes a facsimile (in very small print) of a Brontë manuscript page; indexed. With an introduction by May Sinclair. Entry 318 in Everyman's Library Biography series. --- A 1946 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full rose cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious shell to cover. Ye... View more info

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New Grub Street (Modern Library #125.1)

By: GISSING, George

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1942]

Stock No.: 82274

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition of George Gissing's 1891 novel, set in London's Grub Street, a district known for its hack writers. With an introduction by Harry Hansen. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / volume lacks the dust jacket. Likely published c.1942 (no publication date appears in book). ML #125.1. --- With fading and dulling to cover & spine gilding and a bumped cover corner... View more info

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Anthony Trollope

By: GLENDINNING, Victoria

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 78793

ISBN: 0394582683

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Stated First American Edition, copyright page. A comprehensive biography of the prolific Anthony Trollope by the noted literary biographer. Includes numerous b&w photos. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in ivory cloth. --- With inkings to front endpapers, and touch of soiling to textblock fore-edge; else a bright, firm copy in similar, unclipped dust jacket. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxiii, 551 pages View more info

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Less Than a Treason: Hemingway in Paris

By: GRIFFIN, Peter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1990

Stock No.: 77184

ISBN: 019505332X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In this work, Mr. Griffin examines the life of Hemingway in Paris, along with his wife Hadley and follows his earlier Hemingway work: 'Along With Youth'. The title is a reference to an included Robert Frost poem bemoaning the loss of a love. Includes a section of b&w photos. With endnotes and index. --- In light blue quarter cloth over light blue paper-covered boards; titling on spine in black. Jacke... View more info

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The Triumph of the Novel: Dickens, Dostoevsky, Faulkner

By: GUERARD, Albert Joseph

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78915

ISBN: 0195020669

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


In this literary criticism, the author makes the case that the three authors were ". . .compassionately dedicated to evoking the deepest human realities." --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Simple black jacket w/author b&w portrait on back flap. --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking damages. Price-clipped jacket with light chipping along back cover top edge; a little rubbing but otherwise undamaged. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10... View more info

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Trollope: A Biography

By: HALL, N. John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press: 1991

Stock No.: 78595

ISBN: 0198126271

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A hefty, comprehensive biography of the prolific English novelist Anthony Trollope (1815-1882). With 27 b&w photos, as well as 4 or 5 additional illustrations. Indexed. --- In full black paper-covered hardcovers w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Red jacket with photo of Mr. Trollope on the cover. --- A bright, clean, firm copy. Jacket with minor edge chafing. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 581 pages View more info

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Trollope and His Illustrators

By: HALL, N. John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, The Macmillan Press Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78604

ISBN: 0333262972

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


First edition (statement on copyright page: "First published 1980"). Dozens of extraordinary black & white illustrations that accompanied the many works of fiction by Anthony Trollope are combined in this volume. Includes art by John Everett Millais, Hablot Knight Brown (a/k/a "Phiz"), E. Taylor, Mary Ellen Edwards, George Housman Thomas, Marcus Stone and others. In this work, Trollope scholar N. John Hall combines the drawings with biographical and bibli... View more info

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Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West

By: HASSELSTROM, Linda; COLLIER, Gaydell; CURTIS, Nancy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1997

Stock No.: 71481

ISBN: 0395837383

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Collection of works by dozens of women writers from the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska features stories and poems. In black paper-covered covers; interior has prev owner's signature and sticker remnant front free endpaper; otherwise clean and bright. Dust jacket chafed and chipped at edges; now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 388 pages View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. (Edited & abridged by Bertram H. Davis)

By: HAWKINS, Sir John

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79140

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first printing of this biography, written by the contemporary and friend of Dr. Johnson, first published in 1787. This modern edition edited, abridged and with an introduction by Johnson scholar Bertram H. Davis. With black & white frontis portrait of Johnson, painted by John Opie. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Green jacket repeats the Opie portrait. --- With ... View more info

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Greene on Capri A Memoir

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2000

Stock No.: 71330

ISBN: 0374166757

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Newish copy of memoir of author and famed author Graham Greene on Capri. With repro of artist Jakob Philipp Hackert's 'Capri: The Mount Solaro' on front cover. In excellent cond. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages View more info

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Mrs. Trollope: The Triumphant Feminine in the Nineteenth Century

By: HEINEMAN, Helen.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press: 1982

Stock No.: 78805

ISBN: 0821403540

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Stated second printing, 1982. A biography of the remarkable Frances Milton Trollope, who after raising her children in England, traveled to America and established her store in Cincinnati. Later, she returned to England and wrote the highly-regarded "Domestic Manners of the Americans". Mrs. Trollope was the mother of novelist Anthony Trollope. Volume includes a section of b&w photos. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket cove... View more info

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A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Book-of-the-Month Club: 1993

Stock No.: 79341

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A book club edition of the author's memoir, published posthumously. From the flap of the jacket: ". . .these sketches of Ernest Hemingway's life as a young man in Paris from 1921 to 1926 constitute a luminous love letter to the the city. . .". During this time he was friends with, and interacted with the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Sylvia Beach and many others. Includes a section of black and white plates showing people ... View more info

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The Dangerous Summer

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Stock No.: 79839

ISBN: 0684183552

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Mr. Hemingway's magazine writing assignment covering the bullfighting season in Spain in 1959 turned into this book-length work. B&W photos in two sections. With an introduction by James A. Michener and glossary of terms and index. --- In blue quarter cloth over blue paper-covered boards, with red topstain, titling on spine and author facsimile signature on cover in gilt. Jacket with Larry Burrows por... View more info

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A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Touchstone/Simon & Schuster: 1996

Stock No.: 79847

ISBN: 068482499X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A paperback reprint edition of Ernest Hemingway's posthumously-published memoir of his early life in Paris in the 1920s. During this time he was friends with, and interacted with the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Sylvia Beach and many others. With a section of black and white photos. --- In a trade paperback reprint edition with black & white photo of a Parisian café scene on cover. --- A firm, clean, unmarked copy though with re... View more info

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Hunting with Hemingway: Based on the Stories of Leicester Hemingway

By: HEMINGWAY, Hilary; LINDSAY, Jeffry P.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 2000

Stock No.: 76999

ISBN: 1573221597

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The daughter of Ernest Hemingway's younger brother, Leicester Hemingway shares some of her father's tales of big-game hunting with his brother. The stories were contained on a cassette tape left to her after her father's death. --- In olive and beige paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages, in similar ja... View more info

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Papa Hemingway: A Personal Memoir

By: HOTCHNER, A. E.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1966

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 81614

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. A comprehensive, personal biography of Ernest Hemingway by his long-time friend. Includes a section of black and white plates depicting scenes from Hemingway's life. --- In black and brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; tan topstain. Jacket with photos of the author with Hemingway, and a Hemingway portrait. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and unmarked. Bright dust jacket with very light chafing to extremities, else undamaged.... View more info

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John Jay Chapman and His Letters

By: HOWE, M. A. DeWolfe

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79118

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A biography and collection of letters by the brilliant American author, literary critic and essayist John Jay Chapman (1862-1933). With 12 black and white photos on 11 plates. With Chapman bibliography and index. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on black blocks, cover & spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With rounded cover corners, a little chafing to cloth edges, and prior owner's inked notation and signature on front free endpaper, otherwi... View more info