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Lotos Leaves: Original Stories, Essays, and Poems
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Lotos Leaves: Original Stories, Essays, and Poems

By Brougham, John and John Elderkin, editors

Boston: William F. Gill and Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1875. First Edition; First Printing. Full-Leather. First state with Welch, Bigelow Co. University Press device on copyright page. Extensively decorated full leather boards with gilt and brown imprint. Leather is scuffed with rubbed edges and bumped corners. Spine shaken. Marbled endpapers with some cracking at hinges, all edges gilt with a few scuffs and light soil. Endpapers and a few text pages have light soil, small tears, and light shadows from tissue over plates. This book, a product of the members of the literary Lotos Club, which took its name from Alfred Tennyson's poem "The Lotos Eaters," contains the first appearance of member Mark Twain's short story " An Encounter with an Interviewer." BAL 3363. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 411 pp .

$275.00

Transition Stories
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Transition Stories

By Jolas, Eugene; Sage, Robert; eds.

New York, NY: Walter V. McKee. Good in Good dust jacket. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. A collection of stories originally published in the Transition literary magazine, containing a piece from each of the first thirteen issues. The summary on the flap notes, "Whether you like or understand the work of these authors is beside the point as not to know them is to be ignorant of what may happen tomorrow." Includes James Joyce, Franz Kafka, and Gertrude Stein among others. Some rubbing to edges of pictorial boards, corners starting to fray a bit. Previous owner label on front endpaper. Dust jacket has tape repairs along most edges/folds, 2" chip to front, has not been price-clipped.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$250.00

City Life
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City Life

By Barthelme, Donald

New York, NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Fourteen short stories. Signed by author on title page. Light wear to edges of text block, interior is clean. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket yellowed a bit on edges, has not been price-clipped.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$90.00

The Collected Stories of Wallace Stegner

By Stegner, Wallace

New York, NY: Random House. Very Good. 1990. Softcover. 0394584090 . Review copy with notes by Ivan Doig. Light wear to yellow paper wraps, corners a bit dogeared.; Advance Reading Copy/Proof; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Person of Association .

$125.00

The Best Short Stories of William Kittredge
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The Best Short Stories of William Kittredge

By Kittredge, William

St Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.: Graywolf Pr. Fine with no dust jacket. 2003. True First Edition. Trade Paperback. 1555973841 . Binding is tight and square, bottom block edge slightly rubbed from shelfwear. Cover is bright and crisp with lightly bumped bottom right corner. Signed by Kittredge on title page.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$19.00