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Sylvia! A Biography Of Sylvia Ashton-Warner .

by Linley Hood.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1988.
Edition
First Edition (1988); so stated.
ISBN
9780670819379
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$14.70

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London, UK Viking, 1988. Hardcover First Edition (1988); so stated. First Edition (1988); so stated. Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book is a Remainder, showing a mark at the bottom edge; else shows only a hint of wear to the extremities and a very mild bump to the top edge of the… Read more
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Sir Walter Scott .

by Moray McLaren.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1970.
Edition
First Edition (1970); so stated.
ISBN
9780434440559
Item Price
$13.72

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London, UK William Heinemann , 1970. Hardcover First Edition (1970); so stated. First Edition (1970); so stated. Very Good+ in Near Fine DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use: slight spine roll; minimal wear to the extremities; a few faint flecks of foxing to the endpapers; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of… Read more
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The Novels of A.C. Swinburne: Love's Cross Currents and Lesbia Brandon.

by Algernon Charles Swinburne.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1962.
Edition
First Edition (1962), not directly stated, but implied: First Pr
Item Price
$39.20

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New York, NY Farrar Straus & Cudahy, 1962. Hardcover First Edition (1962), not directly stated, but implied: First Printing, so stated. First Edition (1962), not directly stated, but implied: First Printing, so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book shows very mild wear along bottom of the Eighth-cloth-covered boards; the tinted… Read more
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Mark Twain, Family Man.

by Caroline Thomas Harnsberger.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1960.
Edition
First Edition (1960), so stated.
Item Price
$16.27

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New York, NY The Citadel , 1960. Hardcover First Edition (1960), so stated. First Edition (1960), so stated.Near Fine in Good+ to Very Good DJ: The Book shows the expected light tanning to the text pages, due to aging and no longer possesses the freshness of a 'new' book; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the… Read more
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Toy Medium: Materialism and Modern Lyric.

by Daniel Tiffany.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
2000.
Edition
First Edition Thus (2000), First Printing indicated by a complet
ISBN
9780520219229
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$16.27

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Berkeley, CA University of California Press, 2000. Paperback First Edition Thus (2000), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (2000), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: considerable rubbing to the front panel; much less to the rear; mild wear along the outside edge… Read more
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Mario Vargas Llosa.

by Raymond Leslie Williams.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1986.
Edition
First Edition (1986), unstated, but implied: no subsequent print
ISBN
9780804429788
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$14.70

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New York, NY Frederick Ungar , 1986. Hardcover First Edition (1986), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to Frederick Ungar's customary practice. First Edition (1986), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to Frederick Ungar's customary practice. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows a hint of foxing at the top edge;… Read more
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Primal Vision: Selected Writings.

by Gottfried Benn.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1958.
Edition
First Edition [1958], unstated.
Item Price
$29.40

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New York, NY New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1958. Hardcover First Edition [1958], unstated. First Edition [1958], unstated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: the binding shows the slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free… Read more
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In Defense of Ignorance.

by Karl Jay Shapiro .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1965.
Edition
First Edition Thus [1965]; so stated.
Item Price
$15.68

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New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1965. Paperback First Edition Thus [1965]; so stated. Sixty-three pages show MARGINALIA. Else, Very Good+ in Wraps: shows mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers; the text pages show the expected very light tanning, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of… Read more
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Stylistics.

by G.W. Turner.

Seller
Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1973.
Edition
First Edition [1973], so stated. A paperback original.
ISBN
9780140216431
Item Price
$10.00

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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK Penguin Books: Pelican, 1973. Paperback First Edition [1973], so stated. A paperback original. First Edition [1973], so stated. A paperback original. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows only former owner's name printed in ink at the top edte of the text block; the very lightest wear to the lower edge of the rear… Read more
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$10.00
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Stephen Crane.

by John Berryman.

Seller
Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1962.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1962). First published in hardcover1950 by W
Item Price
$9.41

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Cleveland, OH The World Publishing Company: Meridian Books, 1962. Paperback First Edition Thus (1962). First published in hardcover1950 by William Sloane Associates. First Edition Thus (1962). Very Good- in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers, which show a crease top to bottom near the outside edge of the front… Read more
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Melville: A Collection of Critical Essays.

by Richard Chase (Editor).

Seller
Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1965.
Edition
First Edition (1962); Second Printing (1963).
Item Price
$8.23

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall Press, 1965. Hardcover First Edition (1962); Second Printing (1963). Good+: Shows moderate use: light wear to the head and heel of the backstrip a small, superficial ding at the bottom edge of the rear board; faint rubbing and soiling to the front panel; the spine leans slightly, but the binding remains secure; a… Read more
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Collected Essays.

by Graham Greene .

Seller
Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1970.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1970), Eighth Printing.
ISBN
9780140185768
Item Price
$73.50

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New York, NY The Viking Press: Compass Books, 1970. Paperback First Edition Thus (1970), Eighth Printing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: the backstrip shows a couple of faint stress creases; light wear to the extremities with a mild crease near the upper corner of the front panel; mild overall rubbing to the wrapper covers;… Read more
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The American Novel: From James Fenimore Cooper to William Faulkner .

by Wallace Earle Stegner (Editor).

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1965.
Edition
First Edition (1965), unstated, but implied: no subsequent print
Item Price
$24.50

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New York, NY Basic Books, 1965. Hardcover First Edition (1965), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to Basic Books' customary practice. First Edition (1965), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to Basic Books' customary practice. Very Good in Very Good- DJ: The Book shows mild shelving wear along the bottom edge of the blue… Read more
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Middlemarch: A Novel of Reform.

by Bert G. Hornback.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1988.
Edition
First Edition (1988); unstated.
ISBN
9780805779813
Item Price
$34.30

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New York, NY G.K. Hall: Twayne Publishers, 1988. Hardcover First Edition (1988); unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (1988); unstated. Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, marks, or… Read more
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A Carlyle Reader: Selections from the Writings of Thomas Carlyle.

by Thomas Carlyle.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1984.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1984), Fourth Printing (1989).
ISBN
9780521278737
Item Price
$11.96

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New York, NY Cambridge University Press, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus (1984), Fourth Printing (1989). Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: mild rubbing to the panels; some faint smudging and soiling to the bottom edge of the text block; the binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; else flawless; the… Read more
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Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encouters.

by Annie Dillard .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1988.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1988), Second Printing (1989).
ISBN
9780060915414
Item Price
$5.29

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New York, NY HarperCollins: HarperPerennial, 1988. Paperback First Edition Thus (1988), Second Printing (1989). Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the pages tanned, due to aging. Perhaps the wrapper covers have toned slightly (it's difficult to tell without a brand new copy to compare it to) again the result of aging; the binding is square and secure;… Read more
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A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky: The Best of the Sun, Volume II.

by Sy Safransky (Editor).

Seller
Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1987.
Edition
First Edition (1987), not directly stated, but First Printing in
ISBN
9780917320125
Item Price
$19.60

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San Diego, CA MHO & MHO Works, 1987. Paperback First Edition (1987), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to MHO & MHO Works' customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1987), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to MHO & MHO… Read more
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Selective Bibliography for the Study of English and American Literature .

by Richard D. Altick and Andrew H. Wright.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1967.
Edition
Third Edition (1967); Fifth Printing (1969).
Item Price
$7.64

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New York, NY Macmillan Publishing Company, 1967. Paperback Third Edition (1967); Fifth Printing (1969). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a bit of stress creasing along the front higne; the deep maroon background field of the backstrip… Read more
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French Humanist Tragedy: A Reassessment.

by Donald Stone.

Seller
Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1974.
Edition
First Edition USA, (1974) so stated. Published simultaneously in
ISBN
9780874715378
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$16.27

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Totowa, NJ Rowman and Littlefield, 1974. Hardcover First Edition USA, (1974) so stated. Published simultaneously in England. First Edition USA, (1974) so stated. Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining,… Read more
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Crime in Literature: Sociology of Deviance and Fiction.

by Vincenzo Ruggiero.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
2003.
Edition
First Edition (2003), so stated. Published simultaneously with t
ISBN
9781859844823
Item Price
$117.60

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New York, NY Verso, 2003. Paperback First Edition (2003), so stated. Published simultaneously with the hardcover edition. First Edition (2003), so stated. Published simultaneously with the hardcover edition. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the… Read more
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$117.60