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1 Wallis and Edward: Letters 1931-1937 The Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Bloch, Michael
New York Summit Books 1986 0-671-61209-3 / 9780671612092 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean beige boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Endpapers decorated with facsimiles of letters between the Duke and Duchess. No names or bookplates inside. Crisp, clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, but does have circular embossed (blind stamped) previous ownership insignia at bottom right corner of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004118

Price: 10.00 USD
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An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896, Bradford, Mary and Richard
2 An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896
Bradford, Mary and Richard
Roberts Rinehart 1993 1-879373-66-1 / 9781879373662 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007798

Price: 14.00 USD
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3 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

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Letters of John Cheever, Cheever, John (Benjamin Cheever, Editor)
4 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Illustrated Letter, Hamilton, Charles
5 The Illustrated Letter
Hamilton, Charles
New York Universe Books 1987 0876636644 / 9780876636640 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Light tan boards ( a few faint spots to cover) with clean rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 157 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An extraordinary collection of correspondence of celebrated artists and writers with embellishments (sketches and drawings worked into their letters as they wrote). Beautiful reproductions of illustrated letters and postcards, notes from famous people. 021493

Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Grumbles from the Grave
Heinlein, Robert A.
New York Del Rey (Ballantine Books) 1989 0-345-36246-2 / 9780345362469 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 281 pgs. Illustrated with photograph. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of Heinlein's letters edited by his wife, giving insight into his writing, his opinions and his life. 8vo. Science Fiction. 006761

Price: 10.00 USD
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Tuesday Will be Different - Letters from Sheriff's Lane, Hough, Henry Beetle
7 Tuesday Will be Different - Letters from Sheriff's Lane
Hough, Henry Beetle
New York Dial Press 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and unclipped dust jacket - stated First Printing. Clean golden cloth board with blue cloth spine, bright gold 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 golden endpapers - no names or bookplates; someone has neatly printed one additional title to the list of his published books, otherwise no writing or marks. 335 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped, very slight age-toning. Nice photo of author walking his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Deserves a place on that shelf where one keeps Thoreau and Emerson. Nuff said. 027295

Price: 15.00 USD
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Passionate Love Letters: An Anthology of Desire, Lovric, Michelle
8 Passionate Love Letters: An Anthology of Desire
Lovric, Michelle
New York Shooting Star Press, Inc. 1996 1-57335-534-8 / 9781573355346 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Deep rose cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Lovely marbled endpapers, many unique attachments and fold-out letters, wax seals, etc. Every page is beautifully illustrated. Correspondence between famous lovers throughout history. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2 x 9". 008560

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mark Twain's Letters (Two volumes complete) - Arranged with Comment by Albert Bigelow Paine, Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
9 Mark Twain's Letters (Two volumes complete) - Arranged with Comment by Albert Bigelow Paine
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
New York Harper & Brothers 1917 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Early printing, published November, 1917 stated on copyright page (code M-R on copyright page indicates December, 1917). Two volume set, complete. Black cloth boards have hint of very light dust soiling, no fraying or wear-through. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Volume I has frontispiece photo portrait of Mark Twain and Volume II has frontispiece photo portrait of Mrs. Clemens. 856 pages total with index. 026108

Price: 50.00 USD
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A Treasury of The World's Great Letters - From Ancient Days to Our Own Time, Miscellaneous (Schuster, M. Lincoln, Editor)
10 A Treasury of The World's Great Letters - From Ancient Days to Our Own Time
Miscellaneous (Schuster, M. Lincoln, Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1940 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 503 pages with index. Dustjacket has fading to background of spine, some wrinkling to rear panel, a few tiny edge nicks/short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Among the great letters: Leonardo da Vinci divulges his greatest secrets as he applies for a job; Michelangelo negotiates terms with His Holiness the Pope; Edgar Allan Poe reveals the cause of his deepest tragedy; George Washington answers his critics from a cold, bleak hill at Valley Forge; Friedrich Nietzsche confides a secret to Richard Wagner. 027216

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11 Your Amiable Uncle: Letters to His Nephews
Tarkington, Booth
Bobbs Merrill 1949 First Cloth Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author Signed
Limited Edition (No. 706 of 1000 copies). Very clean blue cloth boards, no bumping or wear. Binding tight & square. Hoosier Edition, stated First Edition. Signed by Tarkington's three nephews on title page. Tasteful previous private owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 192 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping and short closed tears, small black cataloging numbers near base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed Editions. 003355

Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Letters to a Friend: The Correspondence Between T.H. White and L. J.
White, T.H.
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Putnam Pub Group 1982 0-399-12693-7 / 9780399126932 Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean rust boards with rust cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 280 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Authors. 009101

Price: 10.00 USD
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