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GARISH LIGHTS: THE PUBLIC READING TOURS OF CHARLES DICKENS

by Fitzsimons, Raymund

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Published
1970
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1970. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. In his day, Charles Dickens was the greatest one-man show on earth. This is an account of Dickens, the showman. From 1858 to 1870, the last years of his life, Dickens barnstormed across Britain and the United States reading from his own works.… Read more
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INNOCENT BYSTANDER: THE SCENE FROM THE 70'S

by Sissman, L. E. (introduction by John Updike)

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Published
1975
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good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0814907695283
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$30.00

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New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc, 1975. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0814907695 283pp.
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IF: THE UNTOLD STORY OF KIPLING'S AMERICAN YEARS

by Benfey, Christopher

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Published
2019
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very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
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$10.00

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New York: Penguin Press, 2019. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 9780735221437 242pp.
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DOWN ON THE FARM (UP IN VERMONT) - A LOVE STORY

by Ketchum, Richard M.

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Published
2009
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fine, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9781605710419
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$20.00

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Manchester Center, VT: Shire Press, 2009. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 9781605710419 AMAZON CUSTOMERS NOTE -- on the Amazon website you will see the image and description for this book, but "in its wisdom" the Amazon computers changed the title to PENN'S STOCKING. I have advised Amazon, let's see if they correct it. 250pp.
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MY FATHER: JOSEPH CONRAD

by Conrad, Borys

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Published
1970
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1970. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 182pp.
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NOTES ON LIFE AND LETTERS

by Conrad, Joseph

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Published
1972
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good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published
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9780836928426
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Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1972. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published. ISBN 0836928423 First published in 1921. NO DUSTJACKET AS PUBLISHED. 262pp.
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THE SEA DREAMER: A DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF JOSEPH CONRAD

by Jean-Aubry, Gerard

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Published
1967
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good, cream cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - staining on cloth
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Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1967. HC. good, cream cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - staining on cloth. First published in 1957 by Doubleday Company. This is an unaltered and unabridged edition. NO DUSTJACKET - SOME STAIING ON CLOTH COVERS 321pp.
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ALGER: A BIOGRAPHY WITHOUT A HERO

by Mayes, Herbert R.

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Published
1928
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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New York: Macy-Masius, 1928. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. One of the first biographies of Alger, and a must for the Horatio Alger collection. 241pp.
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SAMUEL JOHNSON - LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Published
1901
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good++, tan cloth spine, brown paper covered boards (hardcover)
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East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1901. HC. good++, tan cloth spine, brown paper covered boards (hardcover). B&W frontis. Unnumbered hardcover copy of 940. p123-p148.
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THE FRONTIERS OF FICTION "THE LEFT LEG" AND THE RIGHT DIRECTION FOR T. F. POWYS

by Churchill, R. C.

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Published
1970
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very good, wraps (softcover)
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$35.00

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Loughton, Essex, UK: K. A. Ward, 1970. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). Copy 96 of 150. 17pp.
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I AM THE REVOLUTIONARY: YOUNG JACK KEROUAC

by Maher, Paul (signed by the author December 17, 2018)

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Published
2017
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fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the author
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$90.00

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2017. PB. fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the author. ISBN 9781387096824 486pp.
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VICTOR HUGO'S ORATION ON VOLTAIRE DELIVERED AT PARIS MAY 30, 1878 THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH

by Hugo, Victor (translated by James Parton)

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Published
1899
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good, wraps (softcover)
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$65.00

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Portland, ME: Smith & Sale, Printers, 1899. PB. good, wraps (softcover). Internally very good, some discoloration to covers. A nice copy of the original edition. 19pp.
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THE FROST FAMILY'S ADVENTURE IN POETRY: SHEER MORNING GLADNESS AT THE BRIM

by Francis, Lesley Lee

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Published
1994
Condition
very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780826209450
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Columbia, MO: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1994. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0826209459 236pp.
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LAST ESSAYS - ESSAY INDEX REPRINT SERIES

by Conrad, Joseph (with an introduction by Richard Curle)

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Published
1970
Condition
good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket
ISBN
9780836917956
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$15.00

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Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. ISBN 0836917952 NO DUSTJACKET 171pp.
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CONRAD TO A FRIEND: 150 SELECTED LETTERS FROM JOSEPH CONRAD TO RICHARD CURLE

by Curle, Richard and Conrad, Joseph (edited with an introduction and notes by R. C.)

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Published
1968
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good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket
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New York: Russell & Russell, 1968. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. First published in 1928. "The 150 letters contained in this volume have been selected from the large number that Conrad wrote to me from the year in which I first met him, 1912, to the year of his death, 1924." NO DUSTJACKET. 192pp.
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THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY - TWAYNE'S ENGLISH AUTHOR SERIES - TEAS 84

by Ashforth, Albert

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Published
1969
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good, maroon cloth (hardcover) owner's name
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New York: Twayne Publishers, 1969. HC. good, maroon cloth (hardcover) owner's name. 182pp.
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COLLECTOR'S QUEST: THE CORRESPONDENCE OF HENRY MILLER AND J. RIVES CHILDS, 1947-1965

by Wood, Richard Clement (edited with an introduction by)

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Published
1968
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good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1968. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). color frontis. 216pp.
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A WOLLSTONECRAFT ANTHOLOGY

by Wollstonecraft, Mary (edited with an introduction by Janet M. Todd)

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Published
1977
Condition
good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) - top edge dusty
ISBN
9780253366054
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Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1977. HC. good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) - top edge dusty. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0253366054 Dusty/dirty top edge of the book block. 269pp.
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THE PETER PAN CHRONICLES: THE NEARLY 100 YEAR HISTORY OF "THE BOY WHO WOULDN'T GROW UP

by Hanson, Bruce K.

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Published
1993
Condition
very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9781559721608
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New York: Birch Lane Press, 1993. HC. very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 155972160X Hanson tells the whole story of Peter Pan: how and why James M. Barrie wrote it and how his life was affected by it. Through meticulous research, Hanson brings to life the stellar performances of those who protrayed Peter over the… Read more
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EUGENIO MONTALE - COLUMBIA ESSAYS ON MODERN WRITERS 61

by Cambon, Glauco (inscribed and signed by the author)

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Published
1972
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good+, wraps (softcover)
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0231035136 48pp.
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