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The Unconscious Victorious and Other Stories

By Berne, Stanley

New York: George Wittenborn, 1969. 312 pp. Illustrations include 7 woodcuts by Herman Zaage; holograph and photos. Review copy with review slip laid in. Includes correspondence between Sir Herbert Reed and Berne and his wife Arlene Zekowski. Very Good; card covers with flaps have some wear along edges of the flaps, . First Edition. Stiff Paper Wrappers. Very Good.

$18.00

Twentieth-Century Children's Writers

By Kirkpatrick, D.L. (editor)

Gordonsville, Virginia: St Martins Press, 1978. xvi, 1507 pp. Over 600 English language authors of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young adults. Main entries are for work published after 1900, with an appendix of some important writers of the late 19th century. NF/VG. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$25.00

Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 2: American Novelists Since World War II
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Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 2: American Novelists Since World War II

By Helterman, Jeffrey and Layman, Richard

Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale / Cengage Learning, 1978. xi, 557 pp. Biographical sketches of 80 writers who began writing after 1945, or whose most significant work was done after that date. Each entry has a complete (through 1978) bibliography. Corners bumped, and spine slightly slanted.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

Unpopular Opinions

By Sayers, Dorothy L.

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1947. vii, 236 pp. "These essays comment upon a wide range of subjects... from Christian morality to the effect of the Gulf Stream upon the English character; from manly men to Aristotle on Detective Fiction... and upon the private lives of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson." Previous owners' names on ffep, rear hinge starting. Dustjacket has small chips to front panel and spine, one closed tear to rear panel. . Hard Cover. GVG/GVG.

$35.00

Thanks Before Going. Notes on Some of the Original Poems by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

By Masefield, John.

London: William Heinemann, 1946. 68 pp. During a survey of turn-of-the-century English literature, Masefield made notes as he re-read Rossetti's 1890-01 poems; those notes form the basis for this work. Blue cloth, spine title gilt. From the library of Rosalind Richards, with her signature on the ffep. Rosalind Richards (1874-1964) was the daughter of novelist Laura Richards and granddaughter of suffragist and author Julia Ward Howe. Rosalind Richards wrote two children’s books and A Northern Countryside, which blended local and natural history, and so impressed Henry Beston that he dedicated Northern Farm to her. Edwin Arlington Robinson was a neighbor of the Richards family, and one of his biographers reported that pressed blossoms from Rosalind Richards, one of the loves of his life, were buried with him. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$18.00

Correspondence of Jonathan Swift. Complete in 5 Volumes

By Wilkinson, Marguerite (compiler)

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1965. Volumes 1- 3 with corrections from the 1963 edition. Volumes 4 - 5 are first editions. This is the first comprehensive edition of Swift's correspondence since the Ball edition of 1910-1914, adding a number of letters not found in Ball and reproducing the spelling and punctuation of the original letters where available. Volume I: 1690-1713; Volume II: 1714-1723; Volume III: 1724-1731; Volume IV: 1732-1736 ; Volume V: 1737-1745. With plates. Appendices and indices for the complete works in Volume V. All volumes Very Good or better. The dust jacket of volume I has a piece out of 1/3 of spine, the dust jackets of Vol. II-V are VG or near VG. Oversize/multiple books: all orders will require additional postage - at cost. International customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the books will ship to overseas destinations at cost. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good to Very Good.

$250.00

As You Like It. An Annotated Bibliography, 1940-1980

By [Shakespeare, William] Halio, Jay L. and Barbara C. Millard

New York: Garland Publishing, 1985. x, 744 pp, with indices. Green cloth, spine title gilt. "Each bibliography would be as comprehensive as possible, fully annotated, cross-referenced, and thoroughly indexed...complete surveys of current knowledge and critical opinion presented in such a way that the reader could retrieve that information rapidly and easily.". Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Hermann Hesse and His Critics: the Criticism and Bibliography of Half a Century

By Mileck, Joseph

Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1958. xvi, 329, [1] pp. University of North Carolina Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literature, No. 21. Includes bibliographies, notes, and index. Saddle-stapled textblock in blue wrappers. Study in 3 sections: (I) deals with Hesse, (II) his critics and (III) a classified bibliography.. 1st Edition. Paper Wrappers. Very Good.

$25.00

David Jones: Artist and Writer

By Blamires, David

Manchester, N.H.: University of Manchester Press, 1971. viii, 220 pp. Includes 6 black & white plates, select bibliography and index. Errata slip laid in. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. NF/NF. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The Epistolary Monitor in Pamela

By Costa, Richard Hauer

n.p.: Modern Language Quarterly, 1970. 47 pp. Reprinted from Modern Language Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 1, March 1970. Inscribed by the author to Robert Hunting. This paper grew out of work Costa did while a student of Hunting's in 1966. A letter from Costa to Hunting is laid in. The letter provides a snapshot of the ups and downs of academic life, and mentions a work in progress about Malcolm Lowry, which later became #217 in Twayne's World Author Series.. Signed by Author. Reprint. Paper Wrappers. Very Good.

$18.00

Charlotte and Emily Bronte , A Reference Guide, Volumes 1-3 as Set

By Crump, R.W.

Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall & Co Volume I, Charlotte and Emily Bronte 1846-1915, A Reference Guide. xvii, 194 pp. Volume II, Charlotte and Emily Bronte 1916-1954, A Reference Guide. xvii, 197, [1] pp. Volume III, Charlotte and Emily Bronte 1955-1983, A Reference Guide. xvii, 319, [1] pp. All volumes have the usual library markings, but have no other flaws. As with any over-sized multiple book order, we will need to quote postage before the order total can be calculated. We suggest sending us an e-mail using the Dealer Inquiry form provides. Otherwise, we will request additional postage at cost before processing the order.. Hardcover. Ex-Library, else Very Good.

$40.00

From Chaucer to Gibbon: Essays in Memory of Curt A. Zimansky

By Philological Quarterly

Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1975. 408 pp. Volume 54, Number 1. Winter 1975. Includes articles on a wide range of topics of interest to Zimansky and written by senior scholars who knew him. VG. Paper Wrappers. Very Good.

$15.00

JONATHAN SWIFT 1667-1967 A Dublin Tercentenary Tribute

By McHugh, Roger and Philip Edwards, Editors

Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1967. xix, 231 pp. 8 pages of black & white plates. Includes index. Previous owner's name on front pastedown, and pages browning from the edges in. Dustjacket is creased along top edge. VG+/VG. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good.

$25.00

Under the sign of Pisces : Anais Nin and her Circle. A Complete Run with Index

By Centing, Richard (editor)

Columbus, Ohio: [Publications Committee]The Ohio State University Libraries A complete run of this journal in 47 issues; Volumes 1-12 ,1970 - 1981 + the index edited by Penelope Pearson & Sandra Kerka in 1984. Volumes 1-11(1970-1980) have four issues: winter, spring , summer, and fall. Volume 12, (1981), has three issues, winter, spring, and summer/fall. Vol. 12, no. 3/4 was the last issue. In a laid-in, signed notice in the summer/fall double issue, Centing stated that the newsletter would cease publication with that issue due to financial considerations. The previous owner had protected each year's issues in 5 mil acetate wrappers. Over time a few of the wrappers have cracked., but the journals are in Near Fine condition. Multiple volumes: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the set will ship at cost. . First Editions. Pictorial Paper Wrappers. Near Fine.

$350.00

An Annotated Bibliography of Jane Austen Studies, 1973-83

By Roth, Barry

Charlottesville, Virginia: University Press of Virginia,, 1985. xxi, 359, [3] pp. Publication of the Bibliographic Society of Virginia. Includes indices of authors, Jane Austen titles and subjects. Previous owner's name label on front pastedown. . Stated First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

The Parallel King Lear, 1608-1623
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The Parallel King Lear, 1608-1623

By Warren, Michael

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. xl, 149 pp. A separate publication of Part 1 of The Complete King Lear,1608-1623. Includes photographic facsimiles of the First Quarto (1608), Second Quarto (1619), and the First Folio (1623). Warren's innovation was to present the King Lear texts side by side in workbook format ; the design aids close study of the variant versions. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Folio: 10 1/2" x 14 1/4" .

$100.00

Imagined Worlds: Essays on Some English Novels and Novelists in Honour of John Butt

By Mack, Maynard and Gregor, Ian (editors)

London: Methuen & Co, 1968. xxvi, 486 pp. Brown cloth, gilt on black spine label. B&w photos, 2 folding. Purple dustjacket has sunned spine, soiling, edge wear, closed tears. "With this transatlantic collection of essays we pay an affectionate personal and academic tribute to John Butt, formerly Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in the University of Edinburgh." GVG/G. First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG/Good.

$14.50

The New Partisan Reader 1945-1953

By Phillips, William And Philip Rahv, Eds

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1953. xi, 621 pp. More than a literary magazine, the Partisan Review published poetry, fiction and criticism as well as essays on politics and cultural problems. Contributors to this volume range from Auden and Arendt through Miloz and Marcuse. Head & tail of spine frayed else very good. Dustjacket edges are chipped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG/GVG.

$20.00

Ortega As Phenomenologist: The Genesis of Meditations on Quixote

By Silver, Philip W

New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. xiv, 176 pp, with bibliography and index. Rust cloth, spine title gilt. Dustjacket has edge wear. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/GVG.

$15.00

Double Measure: A Study of the Novels and Stories of D. H. Lawrence

By Ford, George H.

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965. viii, 244 pp. With notes and index. Presention copy, with a warm inscription to Charles Bell and his wife. Charles Bell, writer, poet and scholar, grew up in Greenville, Mississippi with Walker Percy and Shelby Foote. His first novel, The Married Land, Houghton Mifflin, 1962, was praised by William Carlos Williams. His works include three volumes of poetry, two novels, and an audio-visual opus, "Symbolic History. ". Presentation Copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$25.00

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