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The 70th Anniversary Issue of The New Yorker, (Various)
1 (Various) The 70th Anniversary Issue of The New Yorker
New York The New Yorker 1995 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. 4to 
Feb. 20 & 27, 1995 issue. Clean and tight; with original half over-leaf. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Alighieri, Dante
2 Alighieri, Dante The Divine Comedy
New York The Modern Library 1950 no Cloth Very good Very Good 7"x 4.5" 
625 pages, including 15 pages, Genealogical Tables at the end; Modern Library Titles following. Clean throughout; green cloth covered boards are bright with a wrinkle in the cloth running vertically appearing original to the binding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Fable of Modern Art, Ashton, Dore
3 Ashton, Dore A Fable of Modern Art
New York Thames and Hudson 1980 0500233012 / 9780500233016 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo 
128 pages; 48 illustrations. Balzac's literary creation, Frenhofer, in the early nineteenth-century; artists of later periods and their connections with Frenhofer. Clean throughout; nearly fine condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Satire in Prose and Verse, Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)
4 Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by) American Satire in Prose and Verse
New York Random House 1962 First Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo 
464 pages. Portraits, Politics, Religion, Race, Art, Hollywood, High Society,Progress: they each have their several humorous critics. Red cloth with gilt decoration and titles. Clean and tight; contents fine. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Death Comes for the Archbishop, Cather, Willa
5 Cather, Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1929 no Twentieth printing Green Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo 
303 pages. Front free endpaper removed; boards worn at edges; spine faded to brown. Paper labels intact. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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Shadows on the Rock, Cather, Willa
6 Cather, Willa Shadows on the Rock
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1931 no First Edition - pre-publication Green Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo 
280 pages. ""First and Second Printings before Publication" : copyright page. Text block, pages, in very good clean condition. Boards are faded; spine faded to brown; paper labels intact. Gift notation, name, date on front-free-endpaper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Moonstone, a Romance, Collins, Wilkie
7 Collins, Wilkie The Moonstone, a Romance
London The Folio Society 1951 no Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo Edwin La Dell (Lithographs by) 
417 pages; color illustrations by lithograph. Blue textured boards with gilt titles on the spine rubbed at the spine extremeties and along the joints; a few small bumps to the edges of the boards. The interior clean throughout, pages age-toned. Binding tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, Loyal American Refugee - Written by Himself, Corncob, Jonathan
8 Corncob, Jonathan The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, Loyal American Refugee - Written by Himself
Boston David R. Godine 1976 0-87923-184-x / 9780879231842 First U.S Edition Cloth Fine Fine 8vo 
120 pages; b&w illustrations. Anonymously written and originally published in London in 1787; this was it's first publication in the US. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Pooh Perplex, A Freshman Casebook, Crews, Frederick C.
9 Crews, Frederick C. The Pooh Perplex, A Freshman Casebook
New York E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc 1963 no Cloth Very Good Good 8" x 5.5" 
150 pages; some small illustrations. An introduction to various forms of literary criticism and parody, too. Tight binding; clean throughout. The dustjacket had been damped; it sticks to the front board. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Kanga Creek..An Australian Idyll.., Ellis, Havelock
10 Ellis, Havelock Kanga Creek..An Australian Idyll..
Waltham Saint Lawrence/Berkshire, England The Golden Cockerel Press 1922 quarter-cloth Very Good. No Jacket 12mo. 
68 pages. yellow cloth backstrip, polished paper boards. Small chips to a corner and to the bottom of the paper title label on the spine not affecting text. Boards and backing irregularly darkened and lightly rubbed. Front pastedown endpaper with a small stamp-size rubbed scar and stain. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The First Romantics, Elwin, Malcolm
11 Elwin, Malcolm The First Romantics
New York Longmans, Green and Co. 1948 First Edition Cloth Good Good 8vo 
280 pages. A collective biography of Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey. Contents clean and tight, nearly unblemished; boards are clean with gilt titles, one corner is lightly worn. Dustjacket is chipped along the edges and price-clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Literature in Nineteenth Century England, Gohdes, Clarence
12 Gohdes, Clarence American Literature in Nineteenth Century England
Carbondale, Illinois Southern Illinois University Press 1944 no Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 8vo 
191 pages. "... explains how so many American books got reprinted in England, describes the periodicals which gave space to works by Americans, and pays special attention to the extraordinary appeal of American humor to the Victorians." Clean, tight binding. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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A Japanese Miscellany: Strange Stories, Folklore Gleanings, Studies Here & There, Hearn, Lafcadio
13 Hearn, Lafcadio A Japanese Miscellany: Strange Stories, Folklore Gleanings, Studies Here & There
Rutland, VT Chrales E. Tuttle Co. 1967 Second Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 7" x 5" 
288 pages. Japanalia: legends, folklore, superstitions, stories. Children's songs; Buddhist names; dragonflies. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse, Kantor, MacKinlay
14 Kantor, MacKinlay Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse
New York Coward-McCann 1935 First Trade Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo Inscribed by the author
90 pages with decorations by Will Crawford. Inscribed by Kantor with a verse and a sketch on the front free endpaper. Spine slightly darkened; clean and tight within; a nice copy. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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A Christmas Blizzard - A Novel (Audio Book), Keillor, Garrison
15 Keillor, Garrison A Christmas Blizzard - A Novel (Audio Book)
Highbridgeaudio.com Highbridge Company 2009 1598879278 / 9781598879278 audio book - CDs Fine 
5 hours on 5 CDs. Read by the Author. New: still in original wrapping. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Tuscany, an Anthology, Raison, Laura (Compiled by); John Julius Norwich (Foreword)
16 Raison, Laura (Compiled by); John Julius Norwich (Foreword) Tuscany, an Anthology
New York Facts on File Publications 1984 0871968584 / 9780871968586 First U.S. Edition Cloth Fine Fine 8vo 
262 pages. Poetry, letters, prose extracts, short stories, travel essays, journal notes. For example, the 1333 great flood of Florence; Dante's caustic poem, "Florence"; "The Rise of Fascism in Florence"; "A Letter from Dostoevsky". Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Trails Plowed Under, Russell, Charles M.
17 Russell, Charles M. Trails Plowed Under
Garden City Doubleday, Doran 1937 Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to 
212 pages with the author's illustrations, including 5 double-page color plates. Build a campfire and read yourself to sleep. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Japanese Miscellany: Strange Stories, Folklore Gleanings, Studies Here & There, Hearn, Lafcadio
A Japanese Miscellany: Strange Stories, Folklore Gleanings, Studies Here & There
Hearn, Lafcadio
5.00 USD

A Fable of Modern Art, Ashton, Dore
A Fable of Modern Art
Ashton, Dore
15.00 USD

American Literature in Nineteenth Century England, Gohdes, Clarence
American Literature in Nineteenth Century England
Gohdes, Clarence
5.00 USD

Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse, Kantor, MacKinlay
Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse
Kantor, MacKinlay
90.00 USD

The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, Loyal American Refugee - Written by Himself, Corncob, Jonathan
The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, Loyal American Refugee - Written by Himself
Corncob, Jonathan
12.00 USD

Trails Plowed Under, Russell, Charles M.
Trails Plowed Under
Russell, Charles M.
25.00 USD

The First Romantics, Elwin, Malcolm
The First Romantics
Elwin, Malcolm
15.00 USD

American Satire in Prose and Verse, Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)
American Satire in Prose and Verse
Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)
18.00 USD

 
 


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