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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (The Globe Edition). Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by R. Morris, with a Memoir by John W. Hales

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1909-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1724

Condition: Collectible: Good


Green cloth cover with gilt border and lettering. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Pages yellowed. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight. Deckled page edges.Opens with a biography of Edmund Spenser. Also, contains the books of the Fairy Queen and more with an index to the first lines. View more info

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Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle: A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

By: (Oscar Wilde) FINZI, John Charles (Compiler).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-903

Condition: Collectible: Good


First edition. Ex-library book with stamps and withdrawn stamp. Cover is sunfaded on spine and edges. Top front corner crushed. Some cloth deterioration on the back of the cover. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library View more info

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If Winter Comes [Hardcover] by hutchinson, a

By: A.S.M. Hutchinson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and company: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 716

Condition: Used: Very Good


1922, fourth impression, Green Cloth Hardcover, 415 pages plus ads, 8 3/4" tall. Very Good. Slight edgewear. Name on endpaper. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. When the story opens, Mark Sabre is thirty four years of age and has been married eight years. He is a whimsical, loveable idealist, bound to be misunderstood and most of all by his wife Mabel, who is practical, conventional, without humor or imagination, and a snob. View more info

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Molly Make-Believe

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell; Illustrated By Walter Tittle; Black & White Plates [Illustrator]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1915-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-146

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Front board is bent, Tanned edges and spine. Inscription on endpaper. Tanning on pages opposite plates. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book askew.Recovering from a long illness, Boston businessman Carl Stanton is unable to accompany his fiancee Cornelia on a mid-winter trip to warm and sunny Jacksonville. Lonely, bored, and disappointed in Cornelia's lack of affection, Carl decides to answer an advertisement from the Serial Letter Company, which promises real letters, delivering comfort and entertainment, from imaginary persons. Carl signs up for their love letter program, thi... View more info

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Leisure moments of a traveling man,

By: Allstorm, Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.T. Duncan Pub. Co: 1911-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-3-911

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Signed and inscribed on first endpaper. "To my friend, William Moeller with -- regards from Oliver Allstorm, March 1912." Laid in newspaper poem of "My Neighbor's Son." Also clipping about William Moeller visiting New York. Cover is rubbed stained and has some cloth deterioration. Back cover has been wet so cloth is ruined. Corners rubbed to board. Water stain along page edges but overall pages in good condition Hinges cracked and binding is loose. Allstorm is know for his outspoken poetry. Some of the contents include: The Way They Laugh in Texas, The Bull Fight, Just a Mosquito, The Ranchman... View more info

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In St Jurgen Storm 1904 German Language Study

By: Beckmann, J H

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ginn and Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 001214

Condition: Very Good


Ginn & Co. 1904 Hard Cover Good 12mo-over 6�"-7�" tall. Red cloth hardcover. This antique volume is a reprint of Storm"s classic German-language work, annotated by Beckmann for the English-speaking student of German. Includes an extensive dictionary of vocabulary from the story. Very Good. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. View more info

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This is My Beloved, Poems

By: Benton, Walter; Decorated Title Page (red) [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Publishers: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1517

Condition: Used: Good


Tenth printing, Dust jacket is torn, faded, chipped and rubbed. Book has some fading on spine and edges. Small stains in the same area. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Born in Austria of Russian parents, he has lived most of his years in the U.S. This remarkable diary in verse of love and passion is his first book. Written when he was in the U.S. Army. View more info

Beautiful Lofty People

By: Bevington, Helen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P: 1974-05-13

Seller ID: 77-3-1967

ISBN: 0151113106

Condition: Used: Very Good


First edition, second printing. Letter line BCDE. Dust jacket has light edge wear and is price clipped. Small stains on outside pages and a couple of spots on title pages. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Light, witty essays and verse on literary and other people. View more info

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The Light in the Ruins SIGNED

By: Bohjalian, Chris

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2013-07-09

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-912

ISBN: 0385534817

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair,and revenge, set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943; Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen year old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the ... View more info

Henrik Ibsen, a critical study: With a 42 page essay on Bjornstjerne Bjornson

By: Brandes, Georg Morris Cohen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: B. Blom: 1964-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1960

Condition: Used: Very Good


Book slightly askew. Light tanning on endpaper edges. Previous owner's name on fep. Paper clip and mark from it on last pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A critical analysis of the works of the Norwegian poet, Henrik Ibsen. View more info

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THE WORD ON THE BRAZOS: Negro Preacher Tales from the Brazos Bottoms of Texas

By: Brewer, J. Mason; Ralph White, Jr. [Illustrator]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1953-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-2-1816

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed by author on Half title page without inscription. First Edition. Red cloth hardcover some light cloth deterioration. Endpaper and paper on the front inside board have some insect damage. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight."A unique contribution to folklore, it is believed to be the first volume of humorous religious folktales of the American Negro ever published." Forward by J. Frank Dobie. View more info

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The Best Plays of 1942-43 And The Year Book Of The Drama In America [Hardcover]

By: Burns (edited by) Mantle

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1943-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 958

ISBN: 1299117147

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition: Blue Cloth Hardcover, 543 pages, 8" tall. Light edge wear and pencil notes on the back endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Includes The Eve of St. Mark, The Skin of Our Teeth, Winter Soldiers, Tomorrow the World, Harriet, The Dough girls, The Damask Cheek, Kiss and Tell, Oklahoma and more. B&W Illustrations. View more info

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Telegraph Avenue: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Harper: 2012-09-11

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-1336

ISBN: 0061493341

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Second edition. Signed sticker on front of dust jacket. DJ has scratch in top right corner. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (The Yiddish Policemen's Union); to discover The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Now he takes us to Telegraph Avenue in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, Cal... View more info

Five Dickens Christmas Novels (in slipcase)

By: Charles Dickens; Birch [Illustrator]; John Winterich [Introduction];

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Press: 1939-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1961

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Slipcase is rubbed and scuffed on corners. Spine of book is darkened. Ex libris book plate from previous owner is on the fep. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Contents include: A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man. Illustrated by Reginald Birch with color plates. View more info

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Thunder on The Left [Hardcover] by Morley,Christopher

By: Christopher Morley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday.Page & Co,: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition, Black Cloth Hardcover with paste downs , 273 pages, 7 3/4" tall. 1925 on both title page and copyright page. Very Good. Cover is rubbed and pastedown label on spine is creased and chipped. Spine rubbed and has white mark where something has rubbed down the spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Among the notionable dictes of antique Rome was the fancy that when men heard thunder on the left the gods had somewhat of special advertisement to impart. View more info

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The Selected Poems of Clementine Barker SIGNED

By: Clementine Barker

Price: $500.00

Publisher: The Naylor Company: 1940-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-2-1817

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition. Inscribed and signed by author, "To the Raymond Samples with all good wishes for a happy, prosperous 1941 from The R Wm Archers who encouraged and assisted the author in the production of this Book, Sincerely Clementine Barker Dec. 24, 1940." Dust jacket is rubbed, heavily chipped, missing pieces and stained. small cigarette burn on front of dust jacket and book cover. Dust jacket front detached at spine from the other part. Yellowing on inside front board and endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Modern and meaningful are the Selected Poems of Clementine Barker. Mis... View more info

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The World of the Short Story: A 20th Century Collection

By: Clifton Fadiman [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1986-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-907

ISBN: 0395368057

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition with full number line. Dustjacket flaps are darkened and lightly chipped. Includes: Capote, Fitzgerald, Lawrence. Greene, Welty, Cheever, Flannery O'Connor, Bellow, Roth, Oates, Updike and more. View more info

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One Hundred and One Famous Poems

By: Cook, Roy J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Cable Company: 1926-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1902

Condition: Used: Very Good


Gift inscription on endpaper. Edge wear and rubbing. Pages yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A collection of poets and poetry. Includes: James Whitcomb Riley Edward R. Sill, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Burroughs, William Shakespeare, Lucy Larcom, William Cullen Bryant, George Gordon Byron and many more. Cameo portraits of each Poet is next to their poem. View more info

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Tarry thou till I come; or Salathiel, the wandering Jew;

By: Croly, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Co: 1901-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1519

Condition: Collectible: Good


First edition. Book is rubbed, bumped corners, Cloth missing from spine at top and bottom (areas are about 1" square). Gift inscription on endpaper. Some small stains but overall clean and binding is tight. The Wandering Jew is a figure from medieval Christian folklore whose legend began to spread in Europe in the thirteenth century. The original legend concerns a Jew who taunted Jesus on the way to the Crucifixion and was then cursed to walk the earth until the Second Coming. The exact nature of the wanderer's indiscretion varies in different versions of the tale, as do aspects of his charact... View more info

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The Outlaw Album: Stories SIGNED

By: Daniel Woodrell

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2011-10-05

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-2-916

ISBN: 0316057568

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Twelve timeless Ozarkian tales of those on the fringes of society. Daniel Woodrell is able to lend uncanny logic to harsh, even criminal behavior in this wrenching collection of stories. Desperation, both material and psychological, motivates his characters. A husband cruelly avenges the killing of his wife's pet; an injured rapist is cared for by a young girl, until she reaches her breaking point; a disturbed veteran of Iraq is murdered for his erratic behavior; an outsider's house is s... View more info