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The Politics of Literary Reputation. The Making and Claiming of 'St. George' Orwell.

By: Rodden, John.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y. & Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7482

ISBN: 0195039548

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


8vo; cloth-backed paper over boards, in dust jacket. Illustrated with reproducitons from contemporary sources - ads, cartoons, photos, etc. View more info

Image for The Literature of Italy, 1265-1907 (16 volumes, complete, including: The Prince, Orlando Furioso, Marco Visconti, Jerusalem Delivered, The Betrothed, Damiano, Beatrice Cenci, The Flame, Vita Nuova, etc., etc.).

The Literature of Italy, 1265-1907 (16 volumes, complete, including: The Prince, Orlando Furioso, Marco Visconti, Jerusalem Delivered, The Betrothed, Damiano, Beatrice Cenci, The Flame, Vita Nuova, etc., etc.).

By: ROSSITER JOHNSON; DORA KNOWLTON RANOUS; VITTORIO ALFIERI; CARLO GOLDONI; SILVIO PELLICO; GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO; LODOVICO ARIOSTO; GIULIO CARCANO; BALDASSARRE CASTIGLIONE, CONTE; BENVENUTO CELLINI; FRANCESCO FLAMINI; TOMMASO GROSSI; FRANCESCO DOMENICO GUERR

Price: $450.00

Publisher: [No Place], The National Alumni: (c1907)

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8944

Condition: Very Good condition


8vo; bound in "full leather in facsimile of the original on exhibition at the Vatican, an Italian binding of the middle of the eighteenth century; the cover is ornamented with a handsome geometrical design, combined with arabesques and blind stamped with heated tools to render portions of the leather darker; on compartments formed by the pattern are introduced the instruments of the Passion. Various arms stamped in the center of the covers. Solidly bound with cloth hinges. Numerous photogravure plates on Japan vellum. Occasional rubbing, fading; foxing to margins of frontispieces, tissue g... View more info

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The Necessity of Atheism.

By: Shelley, Percy Bysshe.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Girard, Kansa, Haldeman-Julius: [1926]

Seller ID: 6739

Condition: Very Good condition


Little Blue Book No. 935; 32 pp.; 16 mo; stapled light blue wrappers with general fading, tanning to edges; light even tanning to text pages. View more info

Image for (Two Items) Upton Sinclair Anthology, together with: The Autobiography of Upton Sinclair.

(Two Items) Upton Sinclair Anthology, together with: The Autobiography of Upton Sinclair.

By: SINCLAIR, UPTON.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Culver City; New York, Murray and Gee; Harcourt, Brace & World: 1947; 1962

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 8576

Condition: Near Fine condition


8vo; red cloth, without dust jackets. Autobiography with light wear, spine slightly faded with gilt lettering a bit dulled. Anthology is fine. View more info

Pictures in A Mirror.

By: THOMAS, W. MOY.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: 1880

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8251

Condition: Very Good condition


308 pp., color frontis illus.' pub. ads; 8vo; blue cloth, lettered in gilt, decorativly stamped in black; all edges gult. Full page black & white illustrations throughout. Minor repair to hinges, very firm thus. Tanning to half-title; moderate soil and wear at edges.With award bookplate on front endpaper from the Inverness Burgh School Board, Merkinch Public School, Session 1884-85. Awarded to Miss Maggie Crofs, for History, Grammar, and Arithmetic. James Ross, Head Master View more info

Image for [Three Titles],Great Landslide Case; Wapping Alice; The Grangerford-Shepherdson Feud.

[Three Titles],Great Landslide Case; Wapping Alice; The Grangerford-Shepherdson Feud.

By: TWAIN, MARK.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Friends of the Bancroft Library: 1972; 1981; 1985

Seller ID: 8815

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; printed wrappers View more info

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Mark Twain Speaking. Edited by Paul Fatout.

By: TWAIN, MARK.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 8851

ISBN: 0877450560

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


688 pp., including index; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket. Mark Twain's lectures, after-dinner speeches, and interviews from 1864-1909 presented chronologically, with explanitory notes. View more info

Writing Los Angeles, A Literary Anthology.

By: Ulin, David L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Library of America: 2002

Seller ID: 8024

ISBN: 1931082278

Condition: As New


8vo; white dust jacket; still in original shrinkwrap. View more info

(Two Titles): The Essays and Articles of Evelyn Waugh, together with The Letters of Evelyn Waugh.

By: Waugh, Evelyn.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little, Brown; Ticknor & Fields: 1983; 1980

Seller ID: 7992

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jackets


662 & 664 pp.; 8vo; dust jackets. Light wear to Letters, under mylar. Jacket on Essays is fine. View more info

Mark Twain in England.

By: WELLAND, DENNIS.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8224

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


267 pp., incl. index, notes, appendices; 8vo; red cloth in pictorial cream dust jacket. View more info

Image for the Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-foyer).  Original Articles in Verse and Prose, Illustrations reproduced from Original Paintings & Drawings.

the Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-foyer). Original Articles in Verse and Prose, Illustrations reproduced from Original Paintings & Drawings.

By: WHARTON, EDITH, EDITED BY.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's: 1916

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 8136

Condition: Very Good condition


151 pp.; 4to; red cloth back lettered in gilt, and dark gray paper over boards lettered in black. Printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. Leading corners bumped with some wear through at tips."In the course of fund-raising for civilian victims of World War I, Edith Wharton assembled this monumental benefit volume by drawing upon her connections to the era's leading authors and artists. The unique compilation forms a 'Who's Who' of early 20th century culture, featuring poetry, stories, illustrations, and other contributions from scores of luminaries: Henry James, Jean Cocte... View more info

[Chapbook]: The History of Jack and the Giants.

By: [ABEL, RICHARD], INTRODUCTIONS.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [No Place], Richard A. Abel: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 8862

Condition: Fine condition


12mo; printed wrappers illustrated with period reproductions. Richard Abel & Co., issued these facsimile reprints of scarce 17th century chapbooks, printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy, as holiday keepsakes. View more info

Io [Vol. one, first issue]

By: [Grossinger, Richard].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amherst, MA, [Phi Alpha Psi Society]: [1965]

Edition: Original issue

Seller ID: 1033

Condition: Light soil to white wraps; thumb sized area of minor foxing on corner of cover; very good or better condition


8vo; decorative, stapled white wrappers; printed cover price .25; Special thanks given to Richard Grossinger who went on to edit what became a most influential literary magazine under his guidance.The first issue was financed for $50.00 as a "rushing publication" for the Phi Alpha Psi fraternity. "Io is neither and intellectual poetry journal nor a collection of conventional scholarship. The actual test of the publication is very rough, with the appearance of workbook more than a finished project. The individual pieces are often drafts or working notes, and the overall app... View more info