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1 A Tour Thro' London about the year 1725: Being Letter V and parts of Letter VI of 'A Tour Thro' The Whole Island of Great Britain' Containing a Description of the City of London, as taking in the City of Westminster, Borough of Southwark and Parts of Middlesex Defoe, Daniel; Mayson M. Beeton & E. Beresford Chancellor, eds.
Benjamin Blom, Inc., New York. 1970. Reprinted from the Text of the Original Edition [1724-1726]. Hardcover Condition: As New 
Large 4to, hardcover. Maroon cloth, no dj. About fine condition. Slightest fading to spine gilt, tiny nick at upper spine; contents bright & clean, binding tight. 115 pp. + plates in rear. Illus. with maps, specially drawn to delineate the London of Defoe's time and his circuit thereof, and reproductions of drawings, maps, and prints mostly contemporary with the period of his life [1659-1731]. 60 plates. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 AE's Letters to Minanlabain AE (Russell, George); Introduction by Lucy Kingsley Porter.
The Macmillan Company, NY. 1937. 1st ed. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardbound, cloth over boards, spine faded, otherwise vg cond. No dj. 102 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Algernon Charles Swinburne: Personal Recollections by his Cousin. With Extracts from Some of his Private Letters Leith, Mrs. Disney.
NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1917. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, red cloth (no dj). Op. Prev. owner's inscr. Spine faded, though lettering legible; upper & lower spine and corners lightly rubbed. Light foxing to opening pgs., none to rest of contents, overall good+ for its age, binding tight. 262 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography. The Red Leaves of a Human Heart Barr, Amelia.
D. Appleton & Company, NY. 1914. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, maroon cloth, no dj, top edge gilt. Prev. owner's name. Exterior mildly scuffed & spine very slightly faded, head/heel of spine lightly bumped, else vg condition for its age, contents clean, tight. 528 pp., untrimmed. 10 illus. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 American Novelists Since World War II. Seventh Series [Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 278] Giles, James Richard; Giles, Wanda H., eds.
Thomson/Gale, Detroit. 2003. 0787660221 / 9780787660222 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover. No dj, blue cloth. Vg+ condition. Single ex-lib stamp & label on 2 early pgs (only markings), contents bright, crisp & clean, virtually unopened. xxii, 412 p., illus. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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6 Anatole France Himself: A Boswellian Record by His Secretary Brousson, Jean Jacques [Jason Pollock, trans.]
Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1925. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, paper-covered boards. Pea-sized scuff-mark to lower edge of cover (under dj), 1/4" nicks to paper around board edges; faint foxing to endpapers, barely noticeable, none to interior; otherwise good condition, contents clean, binding tight. Dj moderately scuffed/soiled & edge-worn w/ 1/2" chip at lower edge of rear, else good, paste-down portrait of France on cover is intact. 356 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Antonin Artaud: Man of Vision Knapp, Bettina L.; With Preface by Anais Nin.
David Lewis, Inc., NY. 1969. First ptg. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
Dj edgeworn, lightly soiled. Ffep upper corner cut. Otherwise vg. 233 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Aulestad Breve til Bergliot Ibsen Bjornson, Bjornstjerne.
Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag, Oslo. 1911. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover w/ soft brown suede covers. Exterior moderately soiled. Light foxing to endpapers; upper corner of about a dozen pgs. mildly crinkled, upper corner foxing to 4 pgs. Otherwise vg condition for its age, edges minimally worn, covers only slightly scuffed, contents clean, binding tight. 230 pp. w/ frontis. portrait. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Baudelaire Ruff, Marcel A. [Trans. & slightly abridged by Agnes Kertesz]
New York University Press, [New York], 1966. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, blue cloth, no dj. Ex-lib stamp on title pg. & lettering on top edge of text-block (only markings). Free endpapers pasted down to inside boards, front & rear, lower corner of sev. pgs. slightly bent, otherwise vg, contents bright & clean. v, 205 p. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Charles Kingsley's American Notes: Letters From a Lecture Tour, 1874 Martin, Robert Bernard, ed.
Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ 1958. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg+ condition; several 1" to 3" scrape-lines along bottom of dj cover, else dj good. 62 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Collected Letters 1898-1910 Shaw, Bernard; Dan H. Laurence, ed.
Dodd, Mead & Co., NY. 1972. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg+ condiiton in lightly edge-rubbed, otherwise good dj. 1017 pp. Illus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Constance Lindsay Skinner: Writing on the Frontier Barman, Jean
University of Toronto Press, Toronto / Buffalo. 2002. 0802036783 / 9780802036780 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg+ condition in fine dj. Single ex-lib stamp on 1 early pg (only marking), contents bright, crisp & clean, dj glossy. viii, 359 p., illus., 20 p. of plates, portraits. Contents: Writing on the frontier -- A British Columbian inheritance -- Border crossing -- Beyond journalism -- Storytelling -- Engaging the frontier -- Private woman -- Old and new directions -- Return to the British Columbia frontier -- No more private woman -- Almost famous -- Reflections -- Appendix: Chronology of the life of Constance Lindsay Skinner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Dostoevsky Portrayed By His Wife Dostoevsky, Anna Gregorevna; Koteliansky, S. S., ed.
George Routledge and Sons, London. 1926. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, black cloth. Vg condition in good dj. Dj tattered, previous owner's name on front endpaper. covers slightly edgeworn. 272 pp. sev. illustrations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Douglas Jerrold: Dramatist and Wit Jerrold, Walter Copeland
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1914. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo. Hardcover, red cloth, no dj's. 2 volumes. Exteriors moderately soiled, upper & lower spine cloth bumped, tiny tear to top spine cloth on 1 vol., small number code stamped on front endpapers. Vol. 1, closed tear to front endpaper, rear hinge glue-repaired; Vol. 2, browning to front endpapers, mild foxing to opening few pgs. Otherwise good condition overall, contents unmarked, bindings tight. 672 total pp., frontis. portraits, illus. w/ b&w plates. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Edmond Jaloux: The Evolution of a Novelist Rosenfeld, Marthe; foreword by Gabriel Marcel
Philosophical Library, New York. 1972. 0802220649 / 9780802220646 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg+ condition in vg dj. NOT ex-library. Contents bright & clean, binding tight. DJ glossy w/ few small smudges/rubbed spots. xii, 188 p. Based on the author's thesis, New York University. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Edward Young: A Handlist of Critical Notices & Studies [18th Century Bibliographical Pamphlets No. 11] Cordasco, Francesco.
Burt Franklin, NY. 1950. Paperback Condition: Very Good 
8vo, paperback. Vg condition. staplebound. 9 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Edward Young: Versuch Einer Gedanklichen Interpretation auf Grund der Fruhwerke [Schweizer Anglistische Arbeiten / Swiss Studies in English, 37. Band] Konig, Erich.
Franke Verlag, Bern. 1954. Paperback Condition: Very Good 
8vo, paperback. Vg condition. Covers slightly edge-worn, covers agetoned, contents clean and unmarked, binding tight. 130 pp. Text in German. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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18 Emily Bronte: A Chainless Soul Frank, Katherine.
Hamish Hamilton, London. 1990. 024112199X / 9780241121993 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg condition in vg dj. Prev. owner's name; contents bright & clean, binding tight; dj glossy. 303 p., illus. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Erich Maria Remarque Barker, Christine R.; Last, R. W.
Oswald Wolff, London / Barnes & Noble Books, New York. 1979. 0854960600 / 9780854960606 Hardcover Condition: New 
8vo, hardcover. NEW in dust jacket. Bright, crisp & clean, unread; dj glossy. 174 p. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 For Some We Loved: An Intimate Portrait of Ada and John Galsworthy Mottram R. H.
Hutchinson, London. 1956. First edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover. No dj, red cloth. Vg condition. NOT ex-library. Previous owner’s name on front endpaper. Spine lettering faded, covers and contents clean, no marking or writing. 296 pp., illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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