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The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1708-1720

By Halsband, Robert

Oxford, England: Oxford At the Clarendon Press. VG+/VG+. 1967. Hardcover. NF in a VG+ DJ with minor edge wear only. No names or markings. Corners lightly bumped. ; Volume one only. ; Volume 1; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches .

$35.00

FOSTERIANA. Consisting of Thoughts, Reflections, and Criticisms, of John Foster. Selected from Periodical Papers not Hitherto Published in a Collective Form

By Foster, John. Bohn, Henry G. - Editor

London, England: Henry G. Bohn,. G+/NONE. 1858. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Good+, corners bumped. No names or markings. ; Consists of extracts of Foster's writings for the "Eclectic Review". Includes topics such as Holland and the Rhine, Sacred Books of the Hindoos, Propagation of Christianity in India, Cruelty to Animals, On the Qualifications of a Traveller, Superstition and its Effects, etc. Dark green embossed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 560 p. .

$25.00

Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 1  1853-1866
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Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 1 1853-1866

By Twain, Mark & Edgar Marquess Branch & Michæl B. Frank & Kenneth M. Sanderson & Harriet E. Smith & Lin Salamo & Richard Bucci

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. NF/NF. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0520036689 . NF in a NF DJ; Inscribed by an Associate Editor (Richard Bucci) to Helen K. Copley thanking her for the support of the James S. Copley library, dated Feb 1, 1989. Bookplate of Helen K. Copley affixed to front pastedown. ; Mark Twain Papers; 9.27 X 6.40 X 1.75 inches; 664 p.; Signed by Editor .

$45.00

Letters of a Young Diplomat

By Hagerman, Herbert J

Santa Fe, NM: Rydal Press. VG+/NONE. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+, prior owner name and gift inscription to front free endpaper. In Good slipcase with minor edge wear, circular rings to one board of slipcase, light soil to the other. Slipcase is a very tight fit for the book. Small closed tear to half title page. Spine cloth lighlly faded. ; Nice production by the Rydal Press. Author was the 17th Governor of the New Mexico Territory and had served as Second Secretary of the United States in St. Petersburg from 1898 to 1901. The Ambassador to Russia during that period was Charlemagne Tower, who also, later served as Ambassador to Germany. Prior owner of the book was Charlemagne Tower IV, whose name appears on the ffep. The gift note reads: To Peter Tower / From Aunt Marjorie. Tower IV, was an automobile racer who was also know as Peter. Nice copy with an interesting provenance. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 p. .

$95.00

In the Courts of Memory 1838-1875

By Hegermann-Lindencrone, Lillie De [Mrs. George Moulton]

New York, NY: Harper and Bros. G/NONE. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Good, front hinge starting, slightly cracked, still well attached. Light edge wear. ; Photo frontis of the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 450 p. .

$28.00

Editorials And Essays

By Freedman, Jonathan

San Diego, CA: Copley Newspapers. VG+/No dust jacket As Issued. 1988. First Edition. Stapled wraps. VG+, no names or markings. No DJ, as issued. ; Freedman wrote an opinion column for the San Diego Union Tribune for a number of years. This is a collection of some of those columns. ; 8vo; 55 p. .

$20.00

Letters of the Great Artists 2vol Volume I from Ghiberti to Gainsborough, Volume II from Blake to Pollock

By Friedenthal, Richard

New York, NY: Random House. F/No dust jacket As Issued. 1963. Hardcover. Fine condition in Near Fine publisher's pictorial slipcase. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$65.00

Dear, Dear Brenda The Love Letters of Henry Miller to Brenda Venus

By Venus, Brenda & Henry Miller & Gerald S. Sindell & Photos

New York, NY: William Morrow & Co. F/NF. 1986. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. 0688028160 . Fine in a NF DJ with very minor edge wear only. ; SIGNED BY BRENDA VENUS on the half title page. ; 9.30 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 191 p.; Signed by One Author .

$45.00

At War with the Word Literary Theory and Liberal Education

By Young, R. V

Wilmington, DE: Isi Books. F/F. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 9781882926275 . Fine in a fine DJ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 199 p. .

$18.00

A Charm Of Words

By Partridge, Eric

New York, NY: The MacMillan Company. VG+/VG. 1962. Hardcover. VG+ in a VG DJ; 8vo; 190 p. .

$11.00

Finding the Center
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Finding the Center

By Naipaul, V. S.

New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. F/VG. 1984. Stated First American Edition. Hardcover. 0394537777 . Fine in a VG DJ with creasing and small closed tears to top rear panel of DJ. DJ is not price-clipped. ; 1 x 8.4 x 5.9 Inches; 176 p. .

$10.50

The Essays Or Counsels, Civil And Moral, Of Francis Ld. Verulam Vicount St. Albans

By Bacon, Francis

Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press. F/NONE. (c1960). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine; Reprinted from the Deluxe Artists' Editions of the Peter Pauper Press ; 8vo .

$15.00

The Letters Of T. E. Lawrence Of Arabia

By Lawrence, T. E. , edited by Garnett, David

London, England: Cape. VG/VG+. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. VG, bookplate front pastedown, news article tipped in rear pastedown with handwritten commentary by prior owner (identified through bookplate) noting that the subject of the news article was mentioned in a footnote in the book as an important minister of Iraq until his assassination. ; First edition, first state of the printing. O'Brien A202. Uncommon in the DJ. The DJ shows a price of 25s. ; 8vo; 896 p. .

$98.00

A Critical Essay on Characteristic Writings From His Translation of the Moral Characters of Theophrastus (1725)

By Galley, Henry

Los Angeles, CA: Augustan Reprint Society. F/NONE. 1952. Fine; Critical Essay (No. 33) is reprint of introduction to Gally's translation of The Moral Characters, included is a facsimile reprint of the translation; Facs. Reprint; Stapled booklet; 8vo; 100 p.; No DJ .

$18.00

Voices from the Southwest A Gathering in Honor of Lawrence Clark Powell

By [Powell, Lawrence Clark] Dickinson, Donald C. , Et. Al

Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0873581571 . Fine in a fine DJ; Ffep has sticker indicating book was donated by Northland Press. Lovely copy of this important work. Inc. Bibliography of Powell's works. ; Stated First; Grey cloth; 8vo; DJ .

$39.00

Going to the Territory

By Ellison, Ralph

New York, NY: Random House. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394540506 . Fine in a NF DJ, DJ flap edges slightly tanned; Lovely copy, no flaws to DJ panels, only slight toning to DJ flap edges; First; Cloth backed boards; 8vo; DJ .

$30.00

Mr. Brown's Letters to a Young Man about Town

By [Bruce Rogers] Thackeray, William Makepeace

Cambridge, MA: The Riverside Press. 1901. Hardcover. Good, spine cloth worn and rubbed; Number 2420 of 500 numbered copies. Designed by Bruce Rogers; Ltd to 500 Copies; Cloth backed boards; 8vo; 210 p.; No DJ .

$39.00

Critical Strictures on the New Tragedy of Elvira Written by Mr. David Malloch (1763)

By Bosewll, James, , Et. Al

Los Angeles, CA: Augustan Reprint Society. 1952. Stapled Booklet. Fine; Pub. No. 35. Introduction by Frederick A. Pottle. Facsimile reproduction of the 1763 manuscript; Facs. Reprint; Stapled booklet; 8vo; No DJ .

$21.00

Calendar of the Francis Bret Harte Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library (University of California At Los Angeles)

By Harte, Francis Bret

Los Angeles, CA: Southern California Historical Records Survey. 1942. Softcover. VG, minor edge wear only, small sticker lower front (dup) ; Catalog of 245 letters with Bibliography, index, etc. ; Softcover; 4to; No DJ .

$30.00

Mirages and Sea-Markets A Collection of Modern Chinese Essays

By Shuo, Yang, Et. Al

Peking, China: Foreign Languages Press. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. NF in a VG+ DJ, small inked price rear panel of DJ; First; Cloth backed boards; 8vo; 123 p.; DJ .

$24.00