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Wallace Stevens:  A Mythology of Self
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Wallace Stevens: A Mythology of Self

By Bates, Milton J.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket front panel mildly faded along . the edges.. 1985. First Printing. Hardcover. 0520049098 . Black cloth. xiii, 319 pages. Black and white photographs, indexes. A study of the noted poet and author focusing on his personal relationships, political influences, and philosophical beliefs. .

$11.00

Our Friend James Joyce
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Our Friend James Joyce

By Colum, Mary; Colum, Padraic

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaepr, boards . rubbed, split at head of spine.. 1958. Later Printing. Hardcover. Light blue cloth binding. ; 239 pages .

$17.00

Wallace Stevens:  The Later Years, 1923-1955
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Wallace Stevens: The Later Years, 1923-1955

By Richardson, Joan

NY: William Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 068806860X . Cloth-backed boards. Index, notes, many illustrations and photos. ; 462 pages .

$15.00

Canon Sheehan of Doneraile:  The Story of an Irish Parish Priest As Told  Chiefly by Himself in Books, Personal Memoirs, and Letters
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Canon Sheehan of Doneraile: The Story of an Irish Parish Priest As Told Chiefly by Himself in Books, Personal Memoirs, and Letters

By Heuser, Herman J.

NY: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. Frontispiece photo of Canon Sheehan. xix, 405pp. List of Canon Sheehans literary works at rear. Large handsome bookplate of J. A. Coyle on front pastedown of monk reading by candlelight in his room. Biography of the Irish priest and author (1852-1913). .

$30.00

Shakespeare\'s Hidden Life:  Shakespeare At the Law 1585-1595
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Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare At the Law 1585-1595

By Knight, W. Nicholas

NY: Mason & Lipscomb Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Fore-edge mildly foxed, jacket flaps foxed and edges scuffed. 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. 0884050033 . Brown cloth. x, 325 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, acknowledgements, notes, bibliographies, and index. A study of Shakespeare's little understood years between the ages of 21 and 23 when he lived and worked in London. Review copy with author photo laid in. .

$12.00

The Home Life of Swinburne
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The Home Life of Swinburne

By Watts Dunton, Clara

NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, spine cracked, one plate loose.. N.D.. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. Eleven photos and illustrations. Circa 1920s biography of the English Decadent Poet by the author and wife of literary critic Theodore Watts-Dunton, who took care of him for years following what has been variously referred to as a nervous or alcoholic breakdown, or both. Wikipedia notes that Swinburne was notorious in his college years for spreading a rumor that he had copulated with and later eaten a monkey, so one wonders whether the author was aware of this before agreeing to bring him into her own home life for the better part of thirty years. ; 288 pages .

$20.00

Little Journeys to the Homes of the English Authors
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Little Journeys to the Homes of the English Authors

By Hubbard, Elbert

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, spine darkened.. 1903. Hardcover. vi, 419pp+[2]pp of publisher's ads. Blue cloth spine with tan buckram spine. Top edges gilt. Many photos. Portraits of William Morris, Robert Browning, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Thomas Macaulay, Lord Byron, Joseph Addison, Robert Burns, John Milton, Samuel Johnson, Robert Southey, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Benjamin Disraeli. .

$15.00

The Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey
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The Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey

By Southey, Rev. Charles Cuthbert

NY: Harper and Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine, contemporary . owner bookplate and signature on front endpapers, front hinge tender, . pages lightly toned.. 1851. Later Printing. Hardcover. Biography and selected letters by Robert Southey, the Romantic writer and Poet Laureate of Great Britain, written by his son, Rev. Charles Cuthbert Southey. Original brown embossed cloth with gold-stamped lettering on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Southey. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 579 pages .

$30.00

The Count Who Wished He Were a Peasant:  A Life of Leo Tolstoy
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The Count Who Wished He Were a Peasant: A Life of Leo Tolstoy

By Philipson, Morris

NY: Pantheon Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket rubbed and chipped along the edges.. 1967. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. Black and white photographs, selected bibliography. A biography of the noted author which focuses on his relationship to the changing Russian society in which he lived. ; 170 pages .

$10.00

A Sketch of My Life
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A Sketch of My Life

By Mann, Thomas

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and chipped.. 1960. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394445724 . Orange paper boards quarter-bound in black cloth. Translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter. Jacket art by George Salter. List of author's works. Author memoir originally published in the 1930s. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87 pages .

$20.00

Letters from America
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Letters from America

By Brooke, Rupert

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, corners rounded, bookplate . scar on front free endpaper.. 1916. First American Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. A literary collection which details the poet's travels in North America. Preface by Henry James. xlii, 180pp. Navy cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. Frontispiece photogravure portrait of Brooke. .

$20.00

Sandpiper:  The Life and Letters of Celia Thaxter and Her Home on the  Isles of Shoals
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Sandpiper: The Life and Letters of Celia Thaxter and Her Home on the Isles of Shoals

By Thaxter, Rosamond

Francestown, NH: Marshall Jones Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper and . half-title, jacket price-clipped and shelfworn.. 1967. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Illustrations, map endpapers. Navy cloth binding. A biography of the author by her granddaughter. Index, notes. ; 287 pages .

$20.00

The Letters of Nancy Mitford
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The Letters of Nancy Mitford

By Mosely, Charlotte (editor) ; Mitford, Nancy

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. 1st US printing. Hardcover. 0395570417 . White paper boards quarter-bound in white cloth. xxii, 538 pages. Editor's note, acknowledgements, chronological table, family tree, black and white illustrations and photographs, bibliographical notes, and index. A collection of correspondence drawing on thousands of letters produced over six decades including an important selection of letters to her literary mentor Evelyn Waugh. .

$10.00

Working Days:  The Journals of the Grapes of Wrath 1938-1941
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Working Days: The Journals of the Grapes of Wrath 1938-1941

By Steinbeck, John; DeMott, Robert (editor)

NY: Viking. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0670808458 . Brown paper quarter-bound in black cloth. lvii, 180 pages. Black and white photos, notes, and annotations. The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath, enhanced by Robert DeMotts thorough and superbly detailed notes which clarify textual references for the reader and place the journals within the larger context of Steinbeck's life and career, and within his literary and historical milieu. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$13.00

A Lot to Ask:  A Life of Barbara Pym
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A Lot to Ask: A Life of Barbara Pym

By Holt, Hazel

NY: Dutton. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder stripe on page bottoms, . jacket flaps mildly toned.. 1991. 1st US printing. Hardcover. 0525249370 . Gray paper boards quarter-bound in blue cloth. xi, 308 pages. Notes, publishing history, and index. A biography of the author by her friend and literary editor. .

$10.00

Ever the Winds of Chance
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Ever the Winds of Chance

By Sandburg, Carl

Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Stamping from the bookstore at the . Carl Sandburg home NHS on the half title page. Jacket mildly chipped along . the edges.. 1983. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0252010892 . Brown cloth. xiii, 172 pages. Black and white photos, index. An autobiography of Sandburg's college years and early adulthood edited by his daughter Margaret Sandburg and George Hendrick. .

$10.00

Ivy & Stevie:  Ivy Compton-Burnett and Stevie Smith, Conversations and  Reflections
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Ivy & Stevie: Ivy Compton-Burnett and Stevie Smith, Conversations and Reflections

By Dick, Kay

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Musty, corners bumped, bookstore . stickers on front endpaper, jacket lightly edgeworn.. 1971. First Printing. Hardcover. 0715606069 . Black cloth. Black and white photographs. A short bio of each author followed by a candid conversation and interview. ; 60 pages .

$12.00

Madness and Blake\'s Myth
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Madness and Blake's Myth

By Youngquist, Paul

University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0271006692 . Brown cloth. xi, 194 pages. Notes and index. A study of the works of William Blake noting the repeated dramatization of a dissociated mind in a manner that resembles the symptoms of mental illness. .

$15.00

Nothing Quite like Kipling Had Happened Before:  Some Little Memories of a  Great Man
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Nothing Quite like Kipling Had Happened Before: Some Little Memories of a Great Man

By Kernahan, Coulson

London: The Epworth Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name, two page clipping toned. Jacket . tape-repaired, chipped, and toned at spine and top of rear panel.. 1944. First Printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth. Black and white frontispiece photo. A collection of the author's reminiscences of Rudyard Kipling and other notable Victorians. ; 77 pages .

$25.00

Oleander, Jacaranda:  A Childhood Perceived
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Oleander, Jacaranda: A Childhood Perceived

By Lively, Penelope

NY: Harpercollins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. 0060171065 . Light green paper quarter-bound in black cloth. ix, 133 pages. Black and white photo section. A memoir of the author's childhood in Egypt during the 1930s and 1940s and her thoughts on the nature of youthful comprehension. .

$12.00

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