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1 ALDOUS HUXLEY AT UCLA A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Aldous Huxley Collection with the Texts of Three Unpublished Letters with an Introduction by George Wickes
Los Angeles, CA Universityh Of California Library 1964 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book in an edition of 1200 published in 1964. The cover has a two tone art paper in a soft brown and orange with a nice sketch of Huxley by Don Bachardy. Following the Intro by George Wickes there is a list of manuscripts in the Huxley Collection. The list is followed by three letters that Husley wrote. There are half tone prints of photographs of Huxley at various ages and some caricatures by some well known artists. 36 pages. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. No marks, no writing, no wear. There are some faint curls to the front covers. Well cared for; well preserved.. ; 8vo; 36 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 ARIZONA QUARTERLY SUMMER 1954 Pages 100 through 192 Including Article on Wister and Play about Sartre
Tuscon, AZ University Of Arizona 1954 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a periodical, the Summer of 1054 edition. The binding is tight abd the item is clean, however there is a border of darkening from sun exposure on the cover and spine. The article on Wiste ris by Marvin Lewis, the paly is by Lawrence Lipton. ; Number 2; Vol. 10; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 BYRON ON THE CONTINENT February - April 1974
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library And The New York Public Library 1974 0871042487 / 9780871042484 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book with a paper wrapper. The book is tight, bright, very clean, but with light shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine of the paper wrapper cover. The book is limited to 1000 copies and was published in conjunction with A Memorial Exhibition 1824 - 1974 "illustrating the literary and personal consequences of Byron's years on the Continent", as stated in the Preface. ; 8vo; 86 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF ENGRAVED PORTRAITS OF WOMEN WRITERS FROM SAPPHO TO GEORGE ELIOT
The Grolier Club 1895 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a small Exhibition Catalogue in a wrapper. It contains a list of women writers, their birth and death years, type of writing, name of the painter of their portrait and the etcher/engraver (where known; some data is missing) . There were multiple portraits of some women by a variety of artists/engravers. The interior if crisp and clean with no wear, no marks or writing except for a pencil note of the number of engravers listed on the inside of the rear cover. The wrapper is the soft paper, hand set with red and black ink. This book has toning around the edges and there are multipe spots and some tiny chips at the tips of the corners. The binding is sewn. 7" high, 4 3/8" wide, a fraction of an inch thick. ; 8vo; 24 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 COLLAGES & BRICOLAGES Number 9, 1995 the Journal of Internationalthe Feature Writing
Clarion, PA Collages & Bricolages 1995 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover periodical published in 1995 - it is Number 9. The feature article is about George Sand, plus many more articles, reviews, commentary, prose, poetry, drama, illustration. ; 4to; 132 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 LINCOLN CENTER THEATER REVIEW The Invention of Love (Spring 2001 Issue Number 28)
New York, NY Lincoln Center Theater 2001 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover periodical from 2001 (Spring Number 28) - 18 pages in stiff wrapper covers with a stapled binding. Tight, bright, crisp, and clean - it would be considered in fine condition except for a spot on the rear cover where a small circular sticker was removed and affected the top paper layer of the cover. There is a photograph on the cover by Wilhem Con Gloeden. Articles include A. E. Housman's Diary, June 1891; A Conversation with Tom Stoppard, A Romance with the Classics; The Invention of Love: The Poems and more. Authors mentioned include Arnold Weinstein, Anne Carson, Bob Crowley, Erich Segal. Well cared for. ; 4to; 18 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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7 MODERN FICTION STUDIES A Critical Quarterly
Lafayette, IN Purdue University 1969 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Near fine softcover. Hint of sunning on the spine. TIght, bright, clean. Summer edition. A Tribute to Alan Swallow. With studies of James, Conrad, Faulkner, Steinbeck, Twain, Woolf, Lagerkvist, Dreiser, Thoreau. ; Number 2; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 PARTISAN REVIEW September-October 1951
New York, NY Foundation For Cultural Projects 1951 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Softcover magazine containing The Jail by Faulkner, Czeslaw Milosz, Andre Malraus, Lionel Trilling, James Burnham, Hans Meyerhoff. Magazine has a solid binding with a few spots on covers, a former owner name in green pencil on cover, a small tear, and a near pinpoint size puncture that has left an impression on several pages, and a trace of erasure on an interior page. ; Number 5; 8vo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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9 TEACHING THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: SIX COURSES
Winston-salem, SC Wake Forest University 2001 Softcover Fine  
This is a softcover book in fine condition - very clean with a tight binding -crisp - appears to be unread. Articles by James E. Evans, Jenn Fishman, Lisa M. Zaitz, Michael Burden, Shari Evans and Mary Rooks, Mary Trouille; Vol. 8; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 THE CENTENNIAL REVIEW
East Lansing Michigan State University Press 1969 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Fine softcover book is tight, bright, clean. Whitish grey background is as new. Interior clean. Article about Kawabata and much more. ; No 4; 8vo 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 THE LITERARY NORTHWEST September 1892
St. Paul, MN The Literary Northwest 1892 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover periodical that was published in St. Paul, MN (with a Representative in New York - Richmond & Walling. As Volume II, Number 1 of this short lived periodical, the pages start with 1. There are 72 pages that are untrimmed - the binding is stapled in signatures/gatherings that are uncut. The condition is good - the paper cover in a grey shade with decoration and shows that some thought was given to font design. The soft paper covers have some spotting and a scuffed fold for the spine - a chip in the upper right corner (about 1/4" in from the corner) , some creasing at the bottom corner, plus a small chip and two short closed tears on the rear cover. The interior pages are in very good condition except for a little dis-coloration at the untrimmed fore edges. There are no marks or writing. There are many article titles and authors in the Contents on the front corner. The titles of the articles that show up in the uncut version are: Aspect of the Labor Question by J. G. Pyle of the Pioneer Press; The Opposition of the Planet Mars - Corrigan, ex-astronomer of the USN; Shelliana by Mary F. Severance; Two Studies in English Literature by John A. Hartigan; Wit by Van Bibber; New Books (review) . Some of the signatures start with poems - not listed here. There are three and 1/2 pages of advertising at the rear of the magazine and the reverse side on the back cover. Many of the ads are institutes of education - U of Minnesota (free tuition at the School of Agrilcuture) , Carleton, Shattuck School, the Hardy School in Duluth, plus other ads.. ; Number 1; Vol. 11; 8vo; 72 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 TRI-QUARTERLY Journal of Arts Letters and Opinion
Evanston Northwestern University 1971 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Would be fine except for crease on back lower corner of cover and two back pages. Possibly unread. William Gass Joyce Carol Oates and more. ; Winter 1971; Vol. 20; 8vo; 423+ pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Aldington, Richard TWO STORIES
1930 Limited Edition Hardcover 
This is a SIGNED, LIMITED edition of a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The binding is tight; the covers are clean. There is a little wear at the corners and a tiny puncture on the spine. The end papers have dicolored, most likely from acid in the materials used in the binding. The interior pages are clean. This is number 8 of 500 copies offered for sale. ; 8vo; 43 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 29.00 USD
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14 Auden, W. H. and Kronenberger, Louis THE VIKING BOOK OF APHORISMS
Dorset Press 1981 0880290560 / 9780880290562 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a Dorset Press hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition; clean, bright, tight with no marks or writing, but with a hint of a pencil price erasure. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Selected by two ' literary masters'; Auden and Kronenberger. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 431 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Besterman, Theodore (Editor) STUDIES ON VOLTAIRE AND THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Voltaire's Candide: Analysis of a Classic by William F. Bottiglia
Geneva, Switzerland Institute Et Musee Voltaire 1959 Softcover 
This is a softocver book in English. It is Volume 7. The binding is tight and there are no creases. It appears to be unread, however, there is a faint stamp of a former owner name on the first page. The book is generally bright and clean, hoever there is a smear of ink on the edge of the rear spine and a few faint smudges and some heavier soil on the bottom edges. The interior pages are very clean and there are no marks, however, there are some light creases at the bottom corner of the book. There is an Errata slip laid in - also in English. ; 8vo; 280 pages  
Price: 28.00 USD
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16 Bliss, Frank C. QUEEN ESTHER, AND OTHER POEMS
Newark, N J F. C. Bliss & Co. 1881 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket, now protected in a see-through, removable acetate archival cover. The brown pebble cloth covers are quite clean. There is a stamped design on the covers, filled with black on the front and blind on the back. Theb title on the cover and spine is in bright gilt. The edges are beveled. There is light wear to the corners and the top and bottom of the spine. The end papers are in a quality paisley victorian flower design and are without marks or writing. All the pages are clean. This is a handsome book and has been well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Bourget, Paul OUTRE-MER (Notes Sur L'Amerique) Tome Second
Paris Alphonse Lemerre, Editeur First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover ex-library book with many library markings. The book has been rebound in a dakr chocalate cloth. There is a little touch of wear. There are two marks on the spine - the call number and a number 2 for Volume 2, and a painted yellow dot. There is a library pocket and check out card, plus a check out piece of paper with dates stamped on the front free end papers. There are more marks on the title and copyright page, plus the name of the library in puncture dots. There is a library mark stamped on the top, front, bottom edges. There are no other marks or writing. In French. Old original reading copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 19.50 USD
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18 Brocchi, Virgilio I SENTIERI DELLA VITA
Verona A Mondadori 1931 Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket  
Softcover, tight, clean, but with three pencil point spots and two closed tears at spine. Edges softly worn. Gift note to former owner, dated 1931, Florence. In Italian. ; 8vo  
Price: 13.50 USD
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19 Burnett, Virgil LE ROI S'AMUSE
Chicago, IL Pasdeloup Press 1966 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a small softcover book inscribed by the author on the half-title page. The book is 19 papers, folded, enclosed in a paper cover and stapled. The book has line drawings in black ink as full page illustrations with some in the text. The book is very clean and still crisp, with a hint of discoloring at the spine. It has been well cared for. There are no other marks or writing. A small press gem. THe text is in English. ; 12mo; 38 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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20 Claudel, Paul LES AVENTURES DE SOPHIE
Paris Gallimard 1937 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Leather bound by Minos, Paris with original wrappers bound in. Three quarter brown polished morocco with gilt and color art nouveau blind stamped, embossed flower design with title on spine. Marbled paper covers for remaining cover and marbled end papers. Very tight, bright, clean. Gift condition. Limited edition, number 51. In French. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 95.00 USD
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