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Approaches To Victorian Autobiography (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Landow, George P (Editor)

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780821404003
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$34.18

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Athens, Ohio, USA: Ohio University Press, 1979. NrF/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w. This collection of essays argues that a unique development in autobiographical writing occurred in Victorian England and attempts to provide a wide ranging perception of the role not only of autobiography, but of the 'autobiographical impulse' in this period. Like contemporary poetry, the novel, painting, and… Read more
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Hellas: A Journal Of Poetry And The Humanities; Volume 7, Number 2 (SCARCE COPY SIGNED BY WILLIAM EDINGER)

by Harnett, Gerald (Editor-In-Chief) [WILLIAM EDINGER, CONTRIBUTOR]

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Published
1996
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Good
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First Edition
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Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA: The Aldine Press, 1996. Good. First edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED TO JOHN HAYES AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM EDINGER, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'For John Hayes/with Best Wishes/Bill Edinger/8 September 2001'. William Edinger contributed the 21-page essay entitled 'Eighteenth-Century Language Theory And Imlac's Tulip'. Edges spotted and dusted; covers spotted and dusted; else a good only copy… Read more
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William Caxton And English Literary Culture (FINE COPY OF HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPE)

by Blake, N F

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9781852850517
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London: Hambledon Press, 1991. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w. Illustrated. William Caxton introduced printing into England and produced the first editions of such masterpieces as Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'. He stands at the watershed that separates medieval from modern England. The books he chose to publish provide us with an understanding of literary culture of late medieval England. In… Read more
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Benjamin Disraeli:The Novel As Political Discourse (FINE COPY OF FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, MICHAL FLAVIN)

by Flavin, Michael

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781903900802
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$38.28

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Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2005. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, MICHAEL FLAVIN, on half-title page. Inscription reads, (For) ----/If you ever misplace your/copy of 'The Daily Sport'/you can alwys try this instead./Best Wishes/Mike'. vii,221pp. A study of Disreali's novels in order to construct a portrait of the man, his context and… Read more
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Ramsgate, Kent: Lytehouse, 1989. Fine. First edition thus. No d/w, (as published). LIMITED EDITION NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE EDITOR/AUTHOR (of the sequel), ANTHONY MATTHEWS, without dedication or inscripton on limitation page. This being number 550. Pictorial laminate boards. Profusely illustrated by Walter Cullen. 'The Tuggs's At Ramsgate' by Charles Dickens, with a sequel by the editor, plus a short… Read more
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Out Of The Bag (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Maguire, Sean

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Published
2013
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9780956747686
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Carrigtohill, County Cork, Republic Of Ireland: Lettertec, 2013. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on title-page. Inscription reads, 'Love & Best wishes/Sean Maguire'. 90pp. A collection of poems by Sean Maguire whose parents were Irish immigrants, both coming from County Louth. Years of miss-education and religious indoctrination to rebel against, gave him an outlook… Read more
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A Cratchit Family Christmas: A Novel (FINE COPY OF FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Mast, Paul [Charles Dickens]

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Published
2016
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9781537457468
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North Charleston, South Carolina, USA: Create Space, 2016. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'For ------ & ----/Merry Christmas 2016/Paul Mast'. (iv),129pp. Bob Cratchit was the ill-treated employee of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge in Dicken's classic 'A Christmas Carol'. In 'A Cratchit Family Christmas' the story continues and… Read more
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Renaud Of Montauban (SCARCE 1897 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION THUS SIGNED BY ROBERT STEELE)

by Steele, Robert

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Published
1897
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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London: George Allen, 1897. VG. First edition thus. No d/w, (as published); now protected in an archival, acetate, clear d/w. PRESENTATION COPY INSCIBED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT STEELE, on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'To my dearest Mother/Robert Steele/Nov 25th 97'. Bound in original publisher's art nouveau design olive-green cloth, blocked and lettered dark-green on front cover and blocked dark-green and… Read more
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W E Henley: A Memoir (UNIQUE ASSOCIATION COPY 1930 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING OWNED BY ALFRED WAREING)

by Williamson, Kennedy

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Published
1930
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Very Good
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First edition, First Printing
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London: Harold Shaylor, 1930. VG. First edition, first printing. NO d/w, now protected in an archival, acetate, clear, detachable, non-adhesive d/w. ALFRED WAREING'S COPY, WITH HIS SIGNATURE, AND PRESENTED TO HIS DAUGHTER, inscription on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'Alfred Wareing/Savage Club/London Sep 26th 30/and - on Saturday 8th Nov 30-/to his dear daughter/Margherita Anna Henley Wareing/- with his devoted Love/Alfred… Read more
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Twenty Poets From Argentina: Poetry Of The 1990s (SCARCE FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE EDITOR TO HANIF KUREISHI)

by Graham-Yooll, Andrew (Editor And Translator)

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781904338185
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Bradford, Yorkshire: Redbeck Press, 2004. VG+. First edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE EDITOR, ANDREW GRAHAM-YOOLL, TO HANIF KUREISHI, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'For Hanif Kureishi-/A little taster, while in/Buenos Aires,/with best wishes/A M Graham-Yooll/April 2006'. 107pp. Andrew Graham-Yooll (born 1944 in Buenos Aires) is an author and journalist, Hanif Kureishi (born 1954) is a British playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker… Read more
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Rachel (SCARCE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Gelasimov, Andrei

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Published
2014
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Near Fine
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First English Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781611090758
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Seattle, USA: Amazon Crossing, 2014. NrF. First English edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'For ------/Andrei/14.4.16'. (vi),312pp. A novel of a bumbling literature professor's of undying love in Cold War Russia. A near fine copy of a SCARCE first English edition, first printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.. Presentation Copy… Read more
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The Lying Year (SCARCE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Gelasimov, Andrei

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Published
2013
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Near Fine
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First English Edition, First Printing
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9781611090710
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Amazon Crossing, 2013. NrF. First English edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'Pour/Sophie/Andrei/14.04.16'. There is a further four line inscription by the author, in French, on the half-title page. (vi),316pp. A novel in which Mikhail's former boss offers him easy money for the simple job of… Read more
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The Ikon Maker (SCARCE 2013 NEW EDITION, WITH NEW AFTERWORD, SIGNED BY DESMOND HOGAN)

by Hogan, Desmond

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Published
2013
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Very Good Plus
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New Edition, First Printing
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9781843513872
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Dublin, Ireland: Lilliput Press, 2013. VG+. New edition, first printing. With New Afterword. Paperback. SIGNED BY DESMOND HOGAN, without dedication or inscription on title-page. 144pp. The author, born in 1950 in County Galway, Ireland, wrote this his debut novel about a mother's unwilling recognition about her son's homosexuality. Minor bruising to head of spine; else a very good plus copy… Read more
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Vandemonian (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Forshaw, Cliff

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Published
2013
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9781904614609
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Todmorden, Yorkshire: Arc Publications, 2013. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE POET/AUTHOR, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'To Maurice/with very good/memories of our/collaborations and/hopes/of more/to come./HAPPY EASTER!/Cliff/Hull, March 2013/Mary sends her love'. Maurice is fellow Hull poet Maurice Rutherford. 89pp. A collection of poems which focus on Van Diemen's Land and its inhabitants -… Read more
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A Ned Kelly Hymnal (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE POET/AUTHOR)

by Forshaw, Cliff

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Published
2008
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Fine
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First Edition
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Sheffield, Yorkshire: The Paper/The Cherry On The Top Press, 2008. Fine. First edition. Stapled booklet. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE POET/AUTHOR, CLIFF FORSHAW, on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'To Maurice/from Cliff/Nice to read with/you at Somerby'. Maurice is the Hull poet Maurice Rutherford. (ii),15pp. Illustrated. A poem which reflects on the outlaw Ned Kelly. A fine copy of… Read more
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Tiger (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE POET/AUTHOR)

by Forshaw, Cliff

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Published
2011
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781905939626
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Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland: HappenStance, 2011. Fine. First edition. Stapled paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE POET/AUTHOR, on the half-title page. Inscription reads, 'To Maurice/with very best wishes/Cliff'. Maurice is fellow Hull poet Maurice Rutherford. 24pp. A poem about the Tasmanian Tiger, declared extinct in 1986. A fine copy of a SCARCE first edition SIGNED BY THE POET/AUTHOR.. Presentation… Read more
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New Worlds For Old: The Apocalyptic Imagination, Science Fiction, And American Fiction (HARDBACK AMERICAN FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Ketterer, David

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780253340528
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Bloomington, Indiana, USA: Indiana University Press, 1974. VG/VG. First American edition, first printing in d/w. A well-researched and authoritative study of American science fiction; literary criticism of such writers as, Ray Bradbury, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Nathanael West, William Faulkner, Edgar Allan Poe, Ursula K LeGuin, Walter M Miller, Robert Heinlein, Brockden Brown, Stanislaw Lem, John Boyd, Philip K Dick,… Read more
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The Complete Works Of Doctor Francois Rabelais (SCARCE 1933 TWO VOLUME HARDBACK SET IN DUSTWRAPPERS)

by Urquhart, Sir Thomas & Motteux, Peter (Translators) [New Introduction By J Lewis May]

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition Thus
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London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1933. VG+/VG. Two volume set. Second edition thus in dust-wrappers. The first edition was published in 1927 in a limited edition. With a New Introduction by J Lewis May. xl,499 and xv,730pp. Illustrated with frontispiece to each volume and ten (volume one) and twelve (volume two) full-page black and white illustrations by Frank C… Read more
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My Lady's Garden Planted And Grown By Hackleplume (SCARCE 1921 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Hackleplume (Pseudonym)

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Published
1921
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Watts & Co, 1921. Good. First edition. No d/w, now protected in a clear, detachable, archival acetate d/w. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'The Wisteria of the/Anti-aircraft/His copy./Hackleplume/July 29th 1921'. Although not named in the inscription, on page 26 the line which begins 'So wisteria' is marked and has the printed… Read more
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911: The Book Of Help: Authors Respond To The Tragedy (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY MARC ARONSON)

by Cart, Michael; Aronson, Marc; Carus, Marianne (Editors)

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Published
2002
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780812626766
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Chicago, USA: Cricket Books/Marcato, 2002. NrF. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED BY MARC ARONSON, without dedication or inscription on title-page. xiv,178pp. Illustrated with line-drawings by Chris Raschka. Award-winning writers share their responses to the September 11, 2001 tragedy and describe the heroism of those who first rushed to help, a collection of essays, poems and short fiction. A near fine copy… Read more
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