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With Open Eyes: conversations with Matthieu Galey

by Yourcenar, Marguerite [pseudonym of Marguerite de Crayencour] Matthieu Galey, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

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Published
1984
ISBN
9780807063545
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$15.00

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Boston: Beacon Press, 1984. Hardcover. xix, 271p., preface, introduction, bibliography, index, very good first US edition in boards and unclipped dj with sunned spine.
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Recovering: a journal

by Sarton, May

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780393014020
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1980. Hardcover. 246p. illustrated with b&w photos, very good first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. The author's writings about a period of time after receiving a devastating review of her latest book and her resistance to being pigeonholed as a "lesbian writer
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image of The Siege of Malta Rediscovered: An Account of Sir Walter Scott's Mediterranean Journey and his Last Novel

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Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1977. Hardcover. xi, 215p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.25 inches, frontispiece portrait of Scott, illus., maps, very good condition in a worn and soiled dj.
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$12.00
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Phylon: the Atlanta University review of race and culture vol. 8, #2; second quarter 1947

by Reid, Ira De A., editor, Nathaniel Tillman, Rufus E. Clement, et al, Editors

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Published
1947
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Atlanta: Atlanta University, 1947. Magazine. One issue, 105-200p., good first edition literary journal, trade paperback in gray wraps printed red, spine toned, faded and torn along upper spine, upper rigt corner wraps bumped, some staining on front and rear cover wraps, read cover wrap chipped, and bumped, else in good condition. Articles on "Communism and the American Negro" with… Read more
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Beijing: Minzu chubanshe, 1981. Four issues of the staplebound magazine, nos. 16-18 for 1981 and no. 1 for 1982. Very good. Published for an Inner Mongolian audience.
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Lille, France: Edition de "Mercure de Flandre, 1926. Paperback. 183p., wraps, 5.75x9 inches, frontispiece portrait of Armand, illus., wraps foxed and edgeworn, wraps beginning to separate from pages else good condition. Text in French. Collection of essays on philosophy, science, love and sexuality, art and literature, and much more. Armand was a prominent French individualist anarchist and… Read more
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$75.00
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Phylon: the Atlanta University review of race and culture vol. 3, #1; first quarter 1942

by DuBoils, W. E. B., editor, Langston Hughes et al, contributing editors, Nick Aaron Ford, St. Claire Drake, Charles E. King et al.

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Published
1942
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$35.00

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Atlanta: Atlanta University, 1942. Magazine. One issue, 1-100p., good first edition literary journal, trade paperback in gray wraps printed red, spine toned and faded, cover warps oversize slightly and chipped and torn, else in good condition. Frontispecies: Nefertari, a woodcut by George Shivery, Negros in the Railway Industry, by Charles S. Johnson, Victoria's Negro Colonists, 1858-1866, more.
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Phylon: the Atlanta University review of race and culture vol. 11, #3; third quarter 1950

by Reid, Ira De A., editor, Langston Hughes, Nathaniel Tillman, et al, Editors

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Published
1950
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Atlanta: Atlanta University, 1950. Magazine. One issue, 197-292., first edition literary journal, trade paperback in gray wraps printed red, edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles on "Walt Whitman's Conception of Democracy", "The Poetry of Countee Cullen", "Cracker Culture": A Preliminary Definition" more.
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Phylon: the Atlanta University review of race and culture vol. 8, #4; fourth quarter 1947

by Reid, Ira De A., editor, Nathaniel Tillman, et al, Editors

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Published
1947
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Atlanta: Atlanta University, 1947. Magazine. One issue, 302-404., first edition literary journal, trade paperback in gray wraps printed red, spine toned, faded and torn along upper spine, cover wrap chipped and separated from the spine, staples beginning to show rust, various numbers inked above title on front cover, else in good condition. Articles on "Racial Segregation and Negro Journalism",… Read more
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image of A terrible irony, American response to the Vietnam war in fiction

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Trier [Germany]: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 1990. Paperback. 140p., wraps, very good condition, long personal insription by the author on the half-title page, signed "Ross" Crossroads, studies in American culture - Band 2.
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$30.00
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Robert Lowell: a biography

by [Lowell, Robert] Ian Hamilton

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1982
ISBN
9780394509655
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$12.00

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New York: Random House, 1982. Hardcover. xii, 527p., b&w photo sections, notes, index, vvery good first edition stated with Random House number line ending in 2 as called for in first printing, cloth boards and unclipped dj. Lowell was imprisoned as a Conscientious Objector during WWII and suffered from mental illness over his lifetime.
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The Edith Wharton's Prisoners of Shame: a new perspective on her neglected fiction

by [Wharton, Edith] Lev Raphael, introduction by Cynthia Griffin Wolff

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780312055578
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$25.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. Hardcover. xiii, 351p., preface, introduction, appendix, notes, selected secondary bibliography, index, fine first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Critical study.
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Colmun (No. 2 for 1983)

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Published
1983
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Hohhot: Nei Menggu renmin chubanshe, 1983. Single issue of the Mongolian-language literary journal, Chinese title 潮洛蒙 (Chao luo meng). 336p. paperback, spine panel has a horizontal tear, otherwise very good. From the library of the noted Mongolist James Bosson, with his ownership stamps in Mongolian and Chinese on the title page.
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Modern Greek Poetry

by Friar, Kimon, translation, introduction, essay & notes, Constantine Cavafis aka Cavafy, Nikos Kazantakis, Kostas Varnalis, et al.

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Published
1973
ISBN
9780671210250
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$25.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973. Hardcover. xx, 780p., introduction, biographies, bibliographies, indexes, very good first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Dozens of poets with hundreds of examples and an extensive essay.
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With Friends Possessed: a life of Edward FitzGerald

by [FitzGerald, Edward] Robert Bernard Martin

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1985
ISBN
9780689115578
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$15.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1985. Hardcover. 313p., frontis, foreword, notes, select bibliography, index, illustrations, very good first US edition stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Man of letters, close friend of Thackeray, Carlyle & Tennyson, bisexual.
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The Times of Melville & Whitman

by [Whitman, Walt & Herman Melville] Van Wyck Brooks

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Published
1947
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New York: Dutton, 1947. Hardcover. 489p., extensive footnotes, very good first edition in green cloth boards and unclipped, lightly-worn dj. Third book in a proposed five volume series on early American literature.
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The Black interior, essays

by Alexander, Elizabeth

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2004
ISBN
9781555973933
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$12.00

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Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 2004. Paperback. xi, 223p., wraps, trace of edge wear else very good condition, first printing.
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Anger, and Beyond: the Negro writer in the United States

by Hill, Herbert, editor, Robert Bone, Arna Bontemps, Ossie Davis, Nat Hentoff, LeRoi Jones [Amiri baraka] Harvey Swados et al.

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Published
1968
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968. Paperback. xxii, 227p., mass-market paperback, 4.25x7 inches, wraps worn, pages evenly toned else very good first Perennial Library edition. From the library of literary scholar Noriko Mizuta with her ownership signature, under her married name of "N.M. Lippit", on the inside front wrap. Perennial Library. Includes essays by Saunders Redding, Arna… Read more
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Souvenir Portraits: Paris in the Belle Epoque

by Cocteau, Jean, translated by Jesse Browner

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Published
1990
ISBN
9781557781581
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$12.00

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New York: Paragon House, 1990. Hardcover. vi, 173p., introduction, illustrations, notes, very good first US edition stated in unclipped dj with tiny chip at tail of spine. European Sources Series, Russell Epprecht & Sylvère Lotringer, editors. Illustrated with Cocteau's sketches.
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Stephen Crane: a life of fire

by [Crane, Stephen] Paul Sorrentino

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Published
2014
ISBN
9780674049536
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$12.00

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Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014. Hardcover. viii, 494p., introduction, prologue, notes, index, illustrated with photos, near-fine first edition in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj.
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