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Ways Through Bracken.

by Thomas A. Clark .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1980.
Edition
First Edition (1980), unstated in accordance with Jargon's c
ISBN
9780912330440
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$156.80

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Santa Barbara, CA The Jargon Society, 1980. Paperback First Edition (1980), unstated in accordance with Jargon's customary practice. First Edition (1980), unstated in accordance with Jargon's customary practice. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of careful use, but does show very faint soiling to the open-weave wrapper covers; the binding is ever-so slightly cocked… Read more
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Come, Tell Me How You Live.

by Agatha Christie Mallowan.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1977.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1977), so stated.
ISBN
9780671809140
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$24.50

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New York, NY Pocket Books: Kangaroo, 1977. Paperback First Edition Thus (1977), so stated. First Edition Thus (1977), so stated.. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities, but with a eighth-inch closed fissure at the outside edge of the front panel; very mild rubbing to… Read more
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Starting Early, Anew, Over, and Late.

by Helen Yglesias.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1978.
Edition
First Edition (1978), so stated.
ISBN
9780892560462
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$10.00

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New York, NY Rawson Wade Publishers, 1978. Hardcover First Edition (1978), so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: just a hint of crimping at the heel of the backstrip and faint indications of shelving along the bottom edge of the green paper-covered boards; a couple of tiny,… Read more
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Wordsworth.

by Frederick W.H. Myers.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Edition
Later Edition.
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$5.88

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New York, NY A. L. Fowle. Hardcover Later Edition. Very Good: shows jut a touch of wear to th eextremities; very faint dust-dulling at top edge to the text block, a bit of crimping at the heel of the backstrip, while the head of the backstrip shows a little loss to chipping; very mild scuffing to the… Read more
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An Introduction to the Study of Browning.

by Arthur Symons .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1886.
Edition
First Edition [1886], unstated in accordance with Cassell's
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$63.70

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London, UK Cassell & Company Ltd, 1886. Hardcover First Edition [1886], unstated in accordance with Cassell's customary practice at the time of publication. This is, however, the second state. First Edition [1886], unstated in accordance with Cassell's customary practice at the time of publication. This is, however, the second state. Very Good+: shows light wear to extremities; the… Read more
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John Keats: His Life and Writings.

by Douglas Bush.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1967.
Edition
First Edition Thus [1967], so stated.
Item Price
$8.82

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New York, NY Collier Books, 1967. Paperback First Edition Thus [1967], so stated. First Edition Thus [1967], so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; the price has been blocked out at the upper corner of the front… Read more
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The Poetry of Edwin Muir: The Field of Good and Ill.

by Elizabeth Huberman.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1971.
Edition
First Edition [1971], unstated.
ISBN
9780195013740
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$16.27

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New York, NY Oxford University Press, 1971. Hardcover First Edition [1971], unstated. Near Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book shows just a hint of shelving wear; the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows very light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; sunning to the orange-toned… Read more
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What Shall We Do Without Us; The Voice and Vision of Kenneth Patchen.

by Kenneth Patchen.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1984.
Edition
First Edition, so stated.
ISBN
9780871568434
Item Price
$735.00

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San Francisco, CA Sierra Club Books: Yolla Bolly Press, 1984. Hardcover First Edition, so stated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PATCHEN'S WIFE, MIRIAM PATCHEN AND BY HIS PUBLISHER JAMES LAUGHLIN. First Edition, so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows barely discernible foxing… Read more
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Walk Soft...The Poetry of Rosamond Michael (A Collection and Biography).

by Elizabeth Spencer Moquin.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1988.
Edition
First Edition, so stated.
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$19.60

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San Francisco, CA California Publishing Company, 1988. Paperback First Edition, so stated. First Edition, so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing. Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 160pp. Liberally… Read more
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Life and Poems of Brookes More.

by Wilmon Brewer.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1940.
Edition
First Ed; First Printing indicated.
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$21.76

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Boston, MA Marshall, Jones Company, 1940. Hardcover First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Edition; First Printing indicated. Very Good+: shows the mildest rubbing; a small faint stain at the outside edge of the rear panel; a few spots at the top edge of the text block; a hint of superficial rubbing to the corner tips. Binding… Read more
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W.B. Yeats.

by Augustine Martin.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1990.
Edition
Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged.
ISBN
9780861403257
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$4.70

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Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain Colin Smythe, 1990. Paperback Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 151pp. Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Paperback. Lucid and incisive, it gives us a convincing picture of Yeats' life and work in… Read more
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Oliver Goldsmith [The Works of Washington Irving Vol XI].

by Washington Irving.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1961.
Edition
Later Edition.
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$11.96

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New York, NY George P. Putnam , 1961. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Later Edition. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; one signature a little loose, but still intact; faint soiling; backstrip slightly dulled. Tasteful bookplate at front pastedown endpaper. Binding secure; text clean. Despite noted flaws, remains clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club,… Read more
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My Century: The Odyssey of a Polish Intellectual.

by Aleksander Wat.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1990.
Edition
First Ed; First Printing indicated.
ISBN
9780393306859
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$24.50

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New York, NY W.W. Norton & Company, 1990. Paperback First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use; binding square and secure; text clean. Just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club… Read more
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A Gift: The Life of Da Ponte [A Poem].

by David R. Slavitt.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1996.
Edition
First Ed; First Printing indicated.
ISBN
9780807120477
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$5.88

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Baton Rouge, LA Louisiana State University Press, 1996. Hardcover First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Fine in Near Fine DJ: Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows only the mildest rubbing and a faint crease at inside front flap; price intact; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT… Read more
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Thomas Gray.

by Edmund W. Gosse .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
Undated.
Edition
Later Edition.
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$5.88

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New York, NY A. L. Fowle, Undated. Hardcover Later Edition. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; very faint, sparse foxing at top edge, a bit of crimping at head and heel of backstrip; very mild scuffing - or perhaps the faintest effects of insect damage [?]. Binding square and secure; text clean. Despite noted flaws, remains… Read more
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Dethroning Shakspere: A Selection of Letters Contributed to the "Daily Telegraph", with the Preliminary Editorial Papers.

by Robert Masters Theobald, M.A., &c., Hon. Sec. to the Bacon Society [Editor].

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1888.
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$34.30

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London, UK Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1888. Hardcover Good: Shows significant indications of use. Binding shows moderate lean; moderate wear to the extremities; some darkening, heavy soiling, and mild rubbing, the pages have tanned just slightly due to aging and the endpapers show foxing. Binding remains secure; text clean. Overall, remains a sturdy reading copy with… Read more
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Oliver Goldsmith [The Works of Washington Irving Vol XI].

by Irving, Washington .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1961.
Edition
Later Edition.
Item Price
$14.21

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New York, NY George P. Putnam , 1961. Hardcover Later Edition. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; one signature a little loose, but still intact; faint soiling; backstrip slightly dulled. Tasteful bookplate at front pastedown endpaper. Binding secure; text clean. Despite noted flaws, remains clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 382pp. Black cloth… Read more
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$14.21