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1 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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2 Gayle, Jr. , Addison Wayward Child A Personal Odyssey
Garden City, NY Anchor Press/Doubleday 1977 0385088736 / 9780385088732 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be near fine if not for a trace of pencil price erasure on the end paper and sprinkled edges at the bottom of the book indicating that it is a remaindered book. There are no other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is quite bright and clean but with some edge wear, including a short closed tear. Now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 182 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Givner, Joan KATHERINE ANNE PORTER A Life
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1982 0671432078 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be in fine condition if not for a remainder mark on the bottom edge. The book is tight, bright, clean and crisp. There are no other marks and there is no writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and is unclipped. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Hare, Humphrey SWINBURNE A Biographical Approach
London H. F. & G Witherby Lte 1949 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean and without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket has two chips and a missing rectangle from the top color layer to dust jacket paper in the shape of a amall price sticker. There is a shotrt closed tear at the top corner of the jacket. The jacket still looks bright and looks even better in its see-through, removable mylar jacket protector.; 8vo; 216 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Haskins, James S. ALWAYS MOVIN' ON The Life of Langston Hughes
New York, NY Franklin Watts 1976 0531012115 / 9780531012116 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered in fine condition if not for a small rectangle shaped discoloration left from the removal off a tiny price sticker on the upper front corner of the book cover. The binding is tight, the covers and interior are clean, and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and is quite bright and clean, however the dark brown color layer of the paper is rubbed on the back panel of the jacket and the same tiny remnant of a price sticker also appears on the dust jacket. The book looks even brighter in a see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo  
Price: 28.00 USD
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6 Lang, Cecil Y and Edgar F. Shannon (Editor) THE LETTERS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON (1821 - 1850)
Cambridge, MA The Belknap Press Of Harvard University The Belknap Press Of Harvard Univ Press 1981 0674525833 / 9780674525832 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
This is the softcover Uncorrected Advance Proof of Volume 1 covering 1821-1850. The book has a tight binding and is very clean. There is a hint of fading on the spine. The book appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing. ; Vol. 1; 8vo  
Price: 33.00 USD
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7 Maurois, André LA VIE DE DISRAËLI
Paris, France Librairie Gillimard 1937 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in leather of this work published in wrappers in 1937 by the Librairie Gillimard. The book covers are in a handsome maroon leather with gilt border, titles, ruled lines. Text in French. The covers are in near fine condition without wear. Tight, bright, clean. The end papers are simple and plain. There are no marks or writing. There is an outline of discoloration around the outside edge which is from the effect of the glue used in the binding. The pages are very clean and crisp. Well cared for. Text in French. There is a former owner gift note laid in - it was wriitten on a plain post card minus an address. There is a line drawing illustration of Disraeli as a frontispiece; by D. Maclise. ; Vies Des Hommes Illustres - N° 8; 8vo; 340 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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8 McCarthy, Colman INNER COMPANIONS
Washington, D C Acropolis Books 1975 0874910544 / 9780874910544 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, clean covers, clean end papers and pages, and there are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket has edge wear and some chipping. There is a light offset stain on the inside of the jacket. The jacket looks bright in a see-through, removable mylar protector. ; 8vo; 272 pages; KG holding to relist after redescribing 
Price: 16.00 USD
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9 Michaud, Régis LA VIE INSPIRÉE D' EMERSON Le Roman Des Grandes Existences..30
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1930 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a handsome leather over binding of an original 1930 softcover first edition with the original covers bound in.. The 3/4 leather is a maroon-red Morocco with ornate, bright gilt, tooled, banded fleurettes on the spine and marbled paper on the book board covers. The end papers are also marbled. The top edges are gilded. The book is in near perfect gift condition - well cared for. There are no marks or writing. There is no wear. There is a darkening to the paper used on the verso of the end paper and the adjacent blank pages. ; N°30; 8vo  
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Monsarrat, Ann AN UNEASY VICTORIAN Thackeray the Man
New York, NY Dodd Mead And Company 1980 0306078664 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are crisp and clean. The book appears to be unread. The binding is tight, covers and interio clean and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped. There is some rubbing to the back panel where the bright maroon color layer of the jacket has become dulled. The book contains small black line drawings at the heads of the chapters. There are also some photo illustrations. ; 8vo; 461 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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11 Nash, Jay Robert The Innovators 16 Portraits of the Famous and the Infamous
Chicago, IL Regnery Gateway 1982 089526658X / 9780895266583 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. The unclipped dust jacket shows some edge wear, mostly at the corners and the jacket is slightly rubbed. Algren, Hemmingway, Karsh, Hecht, and Gwendolyn Brooks, plus Frank Lloyd Wrigt are among the 16 famous people portrayed. Photo illustrated. ; Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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12 Shirer, William L. LOVE AND HATRED The Troubled Marriage of Leo and Sonya Tolstoy
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1994 0671881620 / 9780671881627 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be in fine condition if not for a former owner bookplate, however, the book does not appear to be read. It is very clean and new looking without any other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 400 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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13 Stanarad, William G. and Mrs. Archer Jones A WALK AROUNG THE EDGAR ALLAN POE SHRINE
Richmond, VA 1930 Softcover 
This is an attractive book (let) published in 1930 probably sold as a guide book and momento of a visit to the Poe shrine. The book has a slightly stiff paper cover with an image of the home in an etched style and a title, nicely designed. The pages highlight the background and features of the home. There are facsimiles of photographs on every page. The photos and text were printed with brown ink. The booklet is bound with a fine cord and is strong and tight. The book would be in fine condition if not for two little issues - a trace of an ersure on the title page and a little spot on the cover that shows a little on the rear panel under the cord. That little spot can be seen on some of the interior pages. Tight, bright, crisp. No marks, no writing, no other wear. No tearse or chips. No corner wear of other soil.; 8vo; 27 pages 
Price: 16.90 USD
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14 Warme, Lars G. PER OLOF SUNDMAN Writer of the North
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1984 0313243468 / 9780313243462 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book which would be in near fine condition if not for a former owner bookplate on the front free end paper. This blue cloth covered book is very clean, tight, fresh, and in bright condition, otherwise. ; 8vo; 215 pages  
Price: 65.00 USD
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