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1 Arms, George The Fields Were Green A New View of Bryant, Whittier, Holmes, Lowell, and Longfellow, with a Selection of Their Poems
Stanford, CA Stanford University Press 1953 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding and straight corners. There are no marks or writing. The covers and the interior of the book are very clean and crisp. The dust jacket is unclipped and shows some wear and spotting, but looks quite bright in a mylar see-through, removable jacket protector.  
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 Barea, Arturo LORCA THE POET AND HIS PEOPLE
London Faber & Faber 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket  
Hardcover first edition, third printing, bound in orange cloth with gilt on spine, very good condition with very good price clipped dust jacket. Book is bright and tight but boards are faintly soiled toward edges. Text is clean aside from a few isolated spots of foxing. Many pages are still uncut. Dust jacket is crisp, but has some edgewear. A handsome book. ; 8vo; 103 pages  
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Bernstein, Carol L. THE CELEBRATION OF SCANDAL Toward the Sublime in Victorian Urban Fiction
University Park, PA The Pennsylvania State University Press 1991 0271007184 / 9780271007182 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing other than a price in ink in the corner of the front free end paper. The dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean, but with a tiny chip and tear. Appears to be unread. ; 8vo  
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Brito, Manuel A SUITE OF POETIC VOICES Interviews with Contemporary American Poets
Santa Brigida Kadle Books 1992 8488290500 / 9788488290502 Softcover Near Fine  
Tight, bright, clean self wrapping softcover book. White cover very clean. Interior fine. Interviews with Armantrout, Bertstein, Cole, Davidson, Harryman, Hejinian, Howe, Palmer, Rothenberg, Scalapino, Silliman, Watten. Includes half tone photographs of each poet. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Bucknall, Barbara J. MARCEL PROUST REVISITED
New York, NY Twayne Publishers 1992 0805782745 / 9780805782745 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread and has been well cared for - tight, bright, and very clean in an equally crisp and very clean unclipped dust jacket. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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6 Bush, Warren V. , editor The Dialogues of Archibald MacLeish and Mark Van Doren
New York, NY E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc. 1964 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is near fine. There is slight bumping to the upper corners, otherwise the book is in a tight binding and is very clean and is without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclippped and has rubbing to the top color layer of the jacket paper, plus a tiny chip to the edge of the paper. ; 8vo; 285 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 Calvino, Italo SIX MEMOS FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1985-86
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1988 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine unread copy in fine dust jacket. This book includes five of the six lectures on the making of literature which Calvino planned to deliver at Harvard in 1985-86. Sadly, he died before presenting any of them or writing the sixth. The lectures included are titled: Lightness, Quickness, Exactitude, Visibility, and Multiplicity. ; 8vo; 124 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Cherry, Kelly WRITING THE WORLD
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1995 0826209920 / 9780826209924 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine book in fine dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean, never read. Like new. A collection of musings on the art of writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Cockshut, A. O. J. TRUTH TO LIFE The Art of Biography in the Nineteenth Century
New York Harcourt Bracbrace Jovanovich 1976 0156913852 / 9780156913850 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Trade edition, softcover book in very good plus condition. This is a very clean, bright, crisp softcover book with only a hint of some spotting on the edges. The cover has one little rub mark and the interior is sharp. The binding is tight.220 pages with an appendix and index. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 Crowley, John W. THE WHITE LOGIC Alcoholism and Gender in American Modernist Fiction
Amherst, MA Univerisity Of Massachusetts Press 1994 0870239317 / 9780870239311 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket  
Hadback book would have been fine if someone had not written in the chapter on Charles Jackson, The Lost Weekend, pages 135 through 157 with notes and some under and vertical lining. The remainder of the book is very clean and bright with four turned corners. This book is otherwise perfect in covers, end papers, and most pages. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with two lines of rubbing on the back panel. . ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Daemmrich, Horst S. and Haenicke, Diether, editors The Challenge of German Literature
Detroit, MI Wayne State University Press 1971 081431435x / 9780814314357 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition except for a small, former owner stamp on the half-title page. Tight, bright, very clean covers and pages with no other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean with only a touch of wear at the top of the spine and two closed tears at the bottom of the spine - now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. "Introduction to the history of German literature..."; 8vo; 432 pages; "Introduction to the history of German literature..."  
Price: 24.00 USD
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12 Davis, Richard Beale and Kenneth L. Knickerbocker (Editors) TENNESSEE STUDIES IN LITERATURE
Knoxville, TN The University Of Tennessee Press 1970 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition except for a corner clip of the front free end paper. The binding is tight, covers perfectly cleanc as is the interior. There are no marks or writing other than a hint of a pencil price erasure. Appears to be unread. ; 8vo; 191 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Eikeland, P J IBSEN STUDIES
Northfield, MN The St. Olaf College Press 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book. Originally written in Norwegian, O E Rolvaag suggested they be translated and made available to readers interested in the works of Ibsen. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Ford, J. D. M MAIN CURRENTS OF SPANISH LITERATURE
New York Henry Holt And Company 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book. The book is a dark blue cover with a gilt title on the spine. The book is very clean with a tight binding. There is a former owner name written in small letters on the front end paper. The contents are also clean and crisp. This is about Spanish epics, ballads, dramas, poetry, novels, and high-points of Spanish-American literature. There is a chapter devoted to Cervantes. The book is handsomely wrapped in a see-through, removable acetate cover protector. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Habegger, Alfred GENDER, FANTASY, AND REALISM IN AMERICAN LITERATUARE
New York, NY Columbia University Press 1082 0231053967 / 9780231053969 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition except for a former owner last name written in tiny letters on the front end paper. The binding is tight, the covers are very clean as is the interior. There is no weare. There are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean with a touch of edge wear on the front panel. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 28.00 USD
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16 Hakutani, Yoshinobu YOUNG DREISER A Critical Study
Rutherford Fairleigh Dickinson U. Press 1980 0838622682 / 9780838622681 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front free end paper. The books is tight, bright, and very clean. The book appears to be new except for some fading at the bottom edge of the book and two closed tears, one with a little chip and touch of wear at the spine. There are no marks or writing in the book. The pages are crisp and with the appearance of having been read carefully, if at all. 1980 copyright. Inscription dated Spring 1980. The emphasis on this book is the early career. Cover: rich black cloth with fine binding. Jacket: Bright yellow background with a photo image of Dreiser in black and white on the front panel. ; 8vo; 228 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 60.00 USD
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17 Heilman, Robert B. THE GHOST ON THE RAMPARTS AND OTHER ESSAYS IN THE HUMANITIES
Athens, GA University Of Georgia Press 1972 082030297X / 9780820302973 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and the jacket are in fine condtion - crisp and clean and with no marks or writing. Appears to be unread. ; 179 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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18 Howard, June editor NEW ESSAYS ON THE COUNTRY OF THE POINTED FIRS
New York, NY Cambridge University Press 1994 0521415748 / 9780521415743 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine book in fine unclipped dust jacket. Possibly unread. White background dust jacket is very clean. Literary series, this one is on the work of Sarah Orne Jewett. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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19 Humma, John B. METAPHOR AND MEANING IN D. H. LAWRENCE'S LATER NOVELS
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1990 0826207421 / 9780826207425 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine hardcover book in fine dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean, most likely unread. Freshly new looking. According to the synopsis, "John Humma's fresh perspective upon the art and meaning of Lawrence's major work provides a major revaluation of this last phase in the writer's career. " ; 8vo; 116 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Kahn, Sholom J. MARK TWAIN'S MYSTERIOUS STRANGER A Study of the Manuscript Texts
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1978 0826202365 / 9780826202369 First Edition Hardcover Poor  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered fine condition if not for a former owner last name neatly written on the half-title page. The book appears to be unread. It is as new. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, crisp, and very clean. ; 8vo; 252 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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