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Rambles Through The Land Of Burns

By: Adamson, Archibald R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kilmarnock, Scotland, Dunlop & Drennan: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36644


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumipng, rubbing and beginning fraying. Ther are several small spots of ground-in dirt to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a rectangular patch of paper loss to the front pastedown page where a previous owner's address label has be... View more info

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Lucy Larcom Life, Letters, And Diary

By: Addison, Daniel Dulany

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1894

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A36803


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the scarce dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a light splotch of tidemarking on the front pastedown page. "Lucy Larcom (March 5, 1824 – April 17, 1893) was an American teacher, poet, and author. In the 1840s (circa 1846) , ... View more info

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Old Friends Personal Recollections

By: Bell, Clive

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1957

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33072


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears, along with some ground-in dirt and edge wear. "It was Clive Bell who introduced Virginia Woolf's work in America and his memoir of her is an affectionate evocatio... View more info

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That Blackguard Burton!

By: Bercovici, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35952


THis book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a slight slant to the spine. The bottom edges of the book covers have noticeable rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears , along with spots of ground-in dirt and some wrinkling to t... View more info

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The Year 2000 A Critical Biography of Edward Bellamy

By: Bowman, Sylvia E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bookman Associates: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33575


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's address label adhered to the front pastedown page. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, with the exception of some beginning rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners. The rear dust jacket panel has a couple of small spots of toning and some light, ground-in dirt.... View more info

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John Addington Symonds A Biographical Study

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Mitchell Kennerley: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33105


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine has some overall toning, including the paper label. The text pages are clean and bright. The edges of the text block have some light toning and foxing. This copy has been signed by the author, with an inscription. "Brooks' best-known work is a series of studies entitled 2: Makers and Finders: A... View more info

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Letters and Papers of John Addington Symonds

By: Brown, Horatio F. (collected and edited by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1923

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29602


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a partial dust jacket (front panel and flap). The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "It is now thirty years since Symonds died in Rome on the 19th April, 1893. His name is still alive in the world of letters. The man and his work are still discussed in varying tones of sympathy or of dislike which bear witness to his vitality." View more info

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John Addington Symonds A Biography (Compiled from his Papers and Correspondence) (2 Vol Set)

By: Brown, Horatio F. (compiled by)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, England, John C. Nimmo: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30273


B&W Illustrations; This is a two volume set. Three quarter leather with green silk boards. The books are in Very Good+ condition and were likely issued without dust jackets. The books and their contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers and have edg wear, rubbing and some wear to the leather. The text pages are clean and bright. "The object which I proposed to myself in compiling this book was twofold. I de... View more info

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Maud The Life of L. M. Montgomery

By: Bruce, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Seal Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35739


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Lucy Maud Montgomery, OBE (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942) , published as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. The book was an immediate success. The central character, Anne Shirley, an orphan... View more info

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Going Solo

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1986

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36678


B&W Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jackaet has some beginning rubbing to the spine ends. "Born in Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He became a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising t... View more info

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Elizabeth Of The German Garden

By: De Charms, Leslie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday and Company, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35202


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and a couple of nicks. The text pages are clean and bright. The foredges of the text block have noticeable foxing. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, but has some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners, and the rear panel is noticeably to... View more info

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Upton Sinclair A Study in Social Protest

By: Dell, Floyd

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Long Beach, CA, Upton Sinclair: 1927

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32476


SIGNED EDITION - Signed by Upton Sinclair. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are generally in clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has noticeable fading and there is edge wear, rubbing and bits of fraying to the spine ends and corners. The front cover of the book has one white spot and several spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. The subject's signature (Upton ... View more info

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My Father As I Recall Him

By: Dickens, Mamie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1898

Edition: 2nd American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32987


B&W Illustrations; 1st Illustrated Edition. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The white portions of the book covers have some light ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked notation, dated 1901 on the front endpaper... View more info

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The Youth of James Whitcomb Riley / The Maturity of James Whitcomb Riley (2 Volume Set)

By: Dickey, Marcus

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 31070


B&W Illustrations; Circa 1919. This is the Large Paper Edition - Limited to 500 copies. Volume 1 is # 66, Volume 2 is # 69. The books are in Near Fine condition and both have the scarce linen dust jackets in Near Fine condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "When Cromwell sat to Sir Peter Leley, he said, I desire you will use all your skill to paint my picture truly like me, and not flatter me at all; ... View more info

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A History of Having a Great Many Times Not Continued to Be Friends The Correspondence Between Mabel Dodge & Gertrude Stein, 1911-1934

By: Everett, Patricia R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27421


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a small, inked previous owner's name on the top edge of the front endpaper. The dust jacket is clean and bright with the exception of some light sunning to the spine, a bit of beginning ground-in dirt to the rear cover and one area of wrinkling to t... View more info

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Home In The West An Inquiry Into My Origins

By: Fergusson, Harvey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A34966


Signed edition. This book is in Very Good conditin and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription on the front endpaper, by the author. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and chips, along with tape repairs on both the front and reverse of th... View more info

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Life And Letters Of Harriet Beecher Stowe

By: Fields, Annie (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company / the Riverside Press: 1897

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35190


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a large patch of foxing to the rear endpaper / rear pastedown page. "In 1832, at the age of 21, Harriet Beecher moved to Cincinnati, Ohio to join her father, who had become the president of L... View more info

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Jack London American Rebel: A Collection of his Social Writings Together with an Extensive Study of the Man and his Times

By: Foner, Philip S. (edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30049


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine conditoin and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper, with an inscription. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, small chips and rubbing along with some wrinkling. "Known to millions the world over as the author of The Call of the Wild, The Sea Wolf and White Fang, Jack... View more info

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Lives Like Loaded Guns Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds

By: Gordon, Lyndall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2010

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35610


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "While Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly 1,800 poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rule... View more info

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B. Traven The Life Behind the Legends

By: Guthke, Karl S. (translated by Robert Sprung)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Lawrence Hill Books: 1991

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31359


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are two small rectangular shadows from a previous owner's address label on the front pastedown and endpaper. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. While his politically charged novels about life among the downtrodden went on to sell more than thirty million copies in thirty-si... View more info