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Washington Jitters

by Trumbo, Dalton

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Published
1936
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 287, [2] pp. Blue cloth, stamped in black on spine and front panel. First edition of author's second novel, his first to be published in the United States. Trumbo was the subject of the 2015 film based on his life. Trumbo wrote the… Read more
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Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story

by Beerbohm, Max.

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Published
1912
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First American Edition
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New Yorkj: John Lane Company, 1912. First American Edition . Hardcover. 358 pp. + 4 pp. ads. Tan cloth, stamped in brown and gold. Bleiler. Dampstaining to fore and top edges, and top corner of pages, spine faded else VG.
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Down the Styx

by Durrell, Lawrence

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
Edition
Limited/Numbered
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$75.00

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Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press, 1971. Limited/Numbered . Decorative Hardback Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dore, Gustav. No. 49 of 200 copies handbound by Earle Gray in Los Angeles and signed by Durrell. The text is set upon color illustrations of Gustave Dore. Near Fine
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Soundings - East. Volume 2, No. 2, Fall/Winter 1979. Kerouac Issue

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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Salem (MA): Salem State College, 1979. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 96 pp. Softcover. Transcription of a symposium on Jack Kerouac held in 1973 at Salem State College. Participants included Gregory Corso and Allen Ginsberg. With photographs. VG
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Insurrections

by Stephens, James

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Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Dublin: Maunsel & Co, 1909. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/G-. Author's first book, a collection of poetry. Brown paper covered boards, brown linen spine. Wear at head & tail of spine, corners bumped else a Very Good copy. There is a period inscription above the title on the title page. In the scarce,… Read more
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Potato Face

by Sandburg, Carl

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Published
1930
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1930. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG+. Yellow and green cloth. viii, 96 pp. First edition stated on copyright page. A collection of short stories. VG+ in VG+ dust jacket, clean and bright. The jacket inside flaps are clipped at the corners, possibly by the publisher … Read more
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Dierdre

by Stephens, James

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Published
1923
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1923. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Spine faded, head of spine bumped else VG, with attractive period book-plate on front paste-down. In creased and soiled dust jacket; the jacket has been internally repaired in a few places with linen tape.
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Taps at Reveille

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Published
1960
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VG
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$32.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960. Hardcover. VG/Good. Second edition, First printing. A-6.60(H) on copyright page. The first state of the text. In dust jacket with $4.50 on front flap. Bruccoli A18.2.a From the library of John Michael Hayes, premier screenwriter, with his signature on the front free endpaper. Hayes wrote… Read more
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Six Tales of the Jazz Age and Other Stories

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Lippincott Books
Published
1960
Condition
GVG
Edition
First edition Thus
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960. First edition Thus . Hardcover. GVG/GVG. A-1.60 [H] on the copyright page. The Second American edition, with a revised collection of stories. With introduction by Frances Fitzgerald Lanahan, Fitzgerald's daughter, which includes a facsimile of monthly expenditures of Fitzgerald's: "House liquor $80.... wild parties $100... " Stories include The Curious… Read more
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The Private Life: The Wheel of Time. Lord Beaupre. The Visits. Collaboration. Owen Wingrave

by James, Henry

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: James R. Osgood., McIlvaine & Co, 1893. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Blue cloth, title gilt on spine and front panel, which has a floral decoration in gilt. vi, 331, [publisher's device] pp. A collection of short stories. From the library of Beatrix Farrand, with her bookplate on the the front pastedown and… Read more
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Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Stories

by Thomas, Dylan.

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Published
1955
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Norfolk, CT,: New Directions, 1955. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/VG. The title story is the opening fragment of an unfinished novel. This and seven other stories appear here in book form for the first time. Rolph B27. The American edition precedes the first English edition. Near Fine in VG dust jacket.… Read more
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Fireside Conversation in the Time of Queen Elizabeth or "1601" A Fragment By Mark Twain

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1920
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Very Good+
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n.p.: Privately Printed, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good+. [ vi], 26, [4] pp. Excerpt from Mark Twain A Biography, by Albert Bigelow Paine. Paine became Twain's literary executor, and lived with Twain in Redding, Connecticut. In 1906, Twain began dictating his autobiography to him; during the process,Twain acknowledged authorship of this fragment which he titled… Read more
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Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 2: American Novelists Since World War II

by Helterman, Jeffrey and Layman, Richard

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Lippincott Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810309142
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$20.00

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Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale / Cengage Learning, 1978. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 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.
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The Bostonians. A Novel. In Three Volumes

by James, Henry

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Lippincott Books
Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Macmillan and Co., 1886. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Macmillan and Co., London, 1886. Three volumes. [iv], 244; [iv], 226; [iv], 232, [4] pp. The title page of Volume II is stamped: WITH THE PUBLISHER'S COMPLIMENTS. The three-decker first edition, which precedes the one volume edition, is truly rare: only 500 copies were printed, and then… Read more
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Tales of Hearsay

by Conrad, Joseph

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Published
1925
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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Garden City, New Jersey: Doubleday Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. xv, 120 pp. With a preface by R. B. Cunninghame Graham. Four short stories: The Black Mate, Conrad's earliest short story, circa 1884; Prince Roman, c1911, the only story Conrad set in Poland; The Tale, and his last short story, The… Read more
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Catch-22

by Heller, Joseph

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Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First English Edition
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. First English Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 443,[1] pp. In second issue dustjacket, with kudos from Nelson Algren, James Jones, Irwin Shaw, Kenneth Tynan and the New York Times on back panel. Red cloth, spine title gilt. Green dye on top edge faded near spine, and faint spot on… Read more
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Strange Life of Ivan Osokin

by Ouspensky, P. D

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Published
1948
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Very Good
Edition
1st Trade Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 1948. 1st Trade Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/GVG. 204 pp. First English trade edition. Stourton Press had previously published a limited edition of 356 copies in October 1947, the same month Ouspensky died in England. This is his only novel, set in Russia and Paris during the years 1890-1902. VG in… Read more
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The God of His Fathers & Other Stories

by London, Jack

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Published
1902
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Very Good
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New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1902. Hardcover. Very Good. 299, [1] pp. Navy blue cloth, decoration on spine and front panel stamped in gold, title gilt. Second edition of author's second book, a compilation of Klondike stories which had previously appeared in McClure's, Ainslee's, the Overland Monthly, the Wave, the National and the… Read more
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Correspondence of Jonathan Swift. Complete in 5 Volumes

by Wilkinson, Marguerite (compiler)

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good/Good to Very Good. 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… Read more
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Twilight in Italy

by Lawrence, D. H

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Published
1916
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$100.00

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New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1916. First American Edition . Hardcover. Good. vii, 310, [3] pp. First American edition, with English sheets. The author's first travel book. In March 1912 Lawrence and Frieda von Richthofen Weekley fell in love. Frieda was married to a former professor of Lawrence's, and the mother of three children. The ensuing scandal… Read more
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