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1 Tar: A Midwest Childhood - A Critical Text
Andersen, Sherwood
Cleveland/London The Press of Case Western Reserve University 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, one tiny chip at spine edge is size of half a grain of rice. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A literary study of the novel Tar, written by Sherwood Anderson (also author of Winesburg, Ohio), and a basic document for students of Sherwood Anderson's life--one of the great "representative lives" in American literature. 011274

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Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931, Anderson, Sherwood
2 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
3 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

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Willa Cather - A Critical Biography, Brown, E. K. (completed by Leon Edel)
4 Willa Cather - A Critical Biography
Brown, E. K. (completed by Leon Edel)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Bright green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Small ink spot to front board, otherwise no soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photograph of Willa Cather. 351 pages + 8 pages of index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), several very small edge chips, short closed edge tears, some edge wrinkles. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025563

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5 Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote
Capote, Truman (Gerald Clarke, Editor)
New York Random House 2004 0-375-50133-9 / 9780375501333 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing. Very clean gray boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 487 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (very slight wrinkle at top of spine). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010526

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The Letters of John Cheever, Cheever, John (Benjamin Cheever, Editor)
6 The Letters of John Cheever
Cheever, John (Benjamin Cheever, Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1988 0671628739 / 9780671628734 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright dust jacket. Clean light turquoise boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean turquoise endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 397 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American literary figure John Cheever was a prolific writer of letters, sometimes sending as many as thirty in a single week. Here, edited by the author's son Benjamin, is the first volume to present on this significant addition to Cheever's literary legacy. 027217

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Butter at the Old Price - The Autobiography of Marguerite de Angeli, de Angeli, Marguerite
7 Butter at the Old Price - The Autobiography of Marguerite de Angeli
de Angeli, Marguerite
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean first edition (so stated) in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed by the author on title page: "M. de Angeli - 1971". Illustrated with photographs, full color illustrations, black and white illustrations. 258 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), has chip at upper right and lower left corner of front panel, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful autobiography of children's author who wrote "The Door in the Wall" and many other outstanding books for youngsters. 025271

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An American Childhood, Dillard, Annie
8 An American Childhood
Dillard, Annie
Harpercollins Harper & Row 1987 0060158050 / 9780060158057 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean original dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 255 pages. Dust jacket is clean, no chips, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sweeping and original book about the author's life growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 025077

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The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland, Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert
9 The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert
Cambridge, Massachusetts Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2015 0674967798 / 9780674967793 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold boards with tan cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small name and date crossed out at top corner edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. Black and white illustrations. 488 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027429

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Faulkner at West Point, Fant, Joseph L. and Robert Ashley
10 Faulkner at West Point
Fant, Joseph L. and Robert Ashley
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with bright blue square decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean sky blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with fifteen excellent photographs. 136 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slightest bit of edge wear and age-toning, no tears or chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful account of William Faulkner's visit to the United States Military Academy at West Point in April of 1962, three months before his death. Includes Q&A with him about writing, his views on life and more. 027313

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11 My Brother Bill: An Affectionate Reminiscence
Faulkner, John
New York Trident Press 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corner tips very slightly bumped. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A reminiscence of the life of William Faulkner, by his brother John. 010563

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Isherwood, Fryer, Jonathan
12 Isherwood
Fryer, Jonathan
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1978 0385126085 / 9780385126083 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Cleanbeige boards with brown cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 304 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, one 1" closed edge tear at spine fold, very slight age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025681

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The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene, Greene, Graham; Allain Marie-Francoise
13 The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene
Greene, Graham; Allain Marie-Francoise
New York Simon And Schuster 1983 067144767X / 9780671447670 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Trade Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with clean blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blind-stamped previous owner circular embossment on front free endpaper; no other marks. 176 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (13.95 on front inside flap), no chips, two 1" closed tears at top front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Graham Greene discusses his life with French author Allain Marie-Francoise, commenting on his own work and creating an intriguing self-portrait of this prolific and talented author. 020413

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American Authors and Their Homes, Halsey, Francis Whiting (Editor)
14 American Authors and Their Homes
Halsey, Francis Whiting (Editor)
New York James Pott 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Impression, September 15, 1901. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - JA monogram on cover). Clean ribbed blue cloth boards with gold and white decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, small gold decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Eighteen photogravure illustrations, including frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 302 pages with index. 024951

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Isak Dinesen and Karen Blixen - The Mask and the Reality, Hannah, Donald
15 Isak Dinesen and Karen Blixen - The Mask and the Reality
Hannah, Donald
New York Random House 1971 039447600X / 9780394476001 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying, bumping or wear; very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at base of front pastedown. Frontispiece photo portrait of Isak Dinesen. 218 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026008

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Hemingway in Cuba, Hilary Hemingway; Carlene Brennan
16 Hemingway in Cuba
Hilary Hemingway; Carlene Brennan
New York Rugged Land 2003 159071010X / 9781590710104 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, First Printing (with full number line) in clean unchipped jacket. Gorgeous brown cloth boards with coppery metallic lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful sepia-tone photographs. 146 pages with bibliography. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chipping, no tears. Enclsoed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025927

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Saturday Review Gallery, Jerome Beatty, Jr. and the Editors of  The Saturday Review
17 The Saturday Review Gallery
Jerome Beatty, Jr. and the Editors of The Saturday Review
New York Simon & Schuster 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with beige cloth spine, red title box on spine with gold lettering. Some fading to extreme edges of boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking.Clean red endpapers. No names or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. Introduction by John T. Winterich. 481 pgs. Clean dustjacket (very slight tanning to edges of white rear panel), has not been price clipped, is unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Outstanding writers of years past, such as G. K. Chesterton and Ford Madox Ford, and James Thurber present reminiscences and biographical portraits of important and striking figures who have appeared on or near the literary scene over the past century. 004916

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Roses in December - Reflections of an Era of Culture, Charm, and Elegance, Keyes, Frances Parkinson
18 Roses in December - Reflections of an Era of Culture, Charm, and Elegance
Keyes, Frances Parkinson
New York Liveright Publishing Corporation 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue and aqua cloth boards with red metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Best selling novelist recalls her fascinating school days and courtships with warmth and intimacy. 025829

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, King, Stephen
19 On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
King, Stephen
New York Scribner 2000 0684853523 / 9780684853529 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped (25.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023211

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rose Wilder Lane: Her story, Lane, Rose Wilder and Roger Lea MacBride
20 Rose Wilder Lane: Her story
Lane, Rose Wilder and Roger Lea MacBride
Stein And Day 1977 0812821610 / 9780812821611 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and illustrated dust jacket. Clean red boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. 236 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The life story of the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, based on her letters and diaries. 027681

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