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41 (Auchincloss, Louis). Lee, Andrew THE INDIFFERENT CHILDREN
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1947). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus: light wear, mild abrasion to shelf edges, spine ends slightly crimped, textblock faintly age-toned; dust jacket shows a split at spine fold that jags across the front panel; also shallow chipping at the corners and spine ends. 
Louis Auchincloss's first novel, released under the Lee pseudonym. "Since Henry James and Edith Wharton I know of no novelist who has been able to hand the highest stratum of American society with the subtlety and detachment of Andrew Lee."--Harry Bull. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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42 (Auden, W.H.) Spears, Monroe K., edited by AUDEN: A Collection of Critical Essays
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc./A Spectrum Book, (1964). 0130507164 / 9780130507167 First edition, first printing. In the Twentieth Century Views series. Hardcover. Near fine, with mild rippling to front endsheet, minor bumping to corner tips, in black binding with gilt spine titling; in a very good dust jacket, age-darkened, edgeworn, mildly creased, with a few tiny nicks and edge tears. Jacket art by Stanley Wyatt. 
Spears has assembled of collection of essays to assess and analyze one of the major voices of 20th century poetry, with contributions by Brooks, Isherwood, Spender, Moore, Wilson, Bayley, and others. 184 pages, including chronology, notes, bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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43 (Austen, Jane). Aiken, Joan ELIZA'S DAUGHTER
London: Victor Gollancz, (1994). 0575057556 / 9780575057555 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
This installment in the Jane Austen series brings to life characters introduced in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY. The daughter of Eliza, (who's father in Austen's book, abandoned her) is featured and comes to adulthood, in this well-written, period novel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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44 (Austen, Jane). Aldington, Richard JANE AUSTEN
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black cloth with paste-on, illustrated title label to front cover; in white tissue dustwrapper. 
The pioneering imagist poet and critic here proffers an even-handed, elegant, penetrating, assessment of the novelist which is admiring, but not gushing. 16 pages. Very appealing fine press production from Ampersand. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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45 (Austin, Mary). Fink, Augusta I - MARY: A Biography of Mary Austin
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, (1983). 0816507899 / 9780816507894 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny areas of soiling to page edges, else near fine, in maroon cloth with silver spine titling; in a price-clipped, near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning, light edgewear. 
Candid biography of the feminist, mystic, Southwestern naturalist and environmentalist, author of 27 books and more than 250 short works. 310 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author, Augusta Fink. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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46 (Austin, Mary). Stineman, Esther Lanigan MARY AUSTIN: Song of a Maverick
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1989). 0300042558 / 9780300042559 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Comprehensive biography of the author of LAND OF LITTLE RAIN, "one of the most eloquent, eccentric, and poignant voices in American literature." Illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, chronology, index and notes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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47 (Avallone, Michael). Nile, Dorothea THE VAMPIRE CAMEO
New York: Lancer Books, (1968). First edition: Paperback Original. Lancer Easy-Eye Edition #6. 73-706. Mass market paperback. Hint of age-toning to the pages, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Stranded in the Transylvanian Alps, young schoolteacher Rosalie Lindquist is rescued by dark, sinister Count Darkus and taken to legend-shrouded Darkus Castle. Is the Count a vampire? Neat twist on the gothic formula from pseudonym-shrouded Avallone. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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48 (Babbitt, Natalie). Levy, Michael NATALIE BABBITT
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805776125 / 9780805776126 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with photo of Babbitt to front panel echoed on frontispiece. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of Babbitt's artwork. 
First critical treatment of the Newberry and Christopher award-winning author/illustrator whose most popular works include TUCK EVERLASTING and THE SEARCH FOR DELICIOUS. Twayne's United States Author Series #573. With index, notes, and bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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49 (Bach, Johann Sebastian). Payne, May DeForest, compilor MELODIC INDEX TO THE WORKS OF JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., (1938). First edition. Hardcover. Covers very lightly rubbed, else near fine in deep-blue cloth with titles and devices in gilt to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 101 pages; preface; sources of themes; abbreviations; and list of errors. 
Bach's 3636 themes are notated, grouped, subdivided, and indexed according to their melodic design with references indicating the location in the vocal and instrumental indices by Peters and other sources. The thematic index is preceded by finding charts. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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50 (Bacon, Francis). Jameson, Thomas H. FRANCIS BACON: Criticism and the Modern World
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1954). First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED to the front endpaper by the author. Hardcover. Upper and lower spine frayed and worn, covers display spots of stain and some scratches, else about very good in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 72 pages and notes. 
A reappraisal of Bacon and his writings that addresses some of the major adverse opinions about his work, and utilizes close and analytical scrutiny of the important texts to establish Bacon as a significant thinker even in twentieth century terms. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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51 (Bagnold, Enid). Friedman, Lenemaja ENID BAGNOLD
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1986). 0805769226 / 9780805769227 First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
Only book-length study of the author of NATIONAL VELVET and THE CHALK GARDEN. #427 in Twayne's "English Authors" series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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52 (Bahro, Rudolf). Wolter, Ulf, editor RUDOLF BAHRO: Critical Responses
White Plains, New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., (1980). 0873321596 / 9780873321594 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in green linen with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 237 pages. 
The papers collected here in English translation were written for the International Congress by a broad spectrum of European leftists who called for Bahro's release from prison. Bahro was imprisoned for the publication of his 1977 book THE ALTERNATIVE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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53 (Baker, Josephine). Baker, Jean-Claude and Chase, Chris JOSEPHINE: The Hungry Heart
New York: Random House, (1993). 0679409157 / 9780679409151 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. [535] pages. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on a coated-stock insert gallery. Indexed. 
"The 13th member of Josephine's famous Rainbow Tribe of adopted children from all nations and colors--did all the research here (some 2,000 interviews and 3,000 letters), while Chase put his French into better-than-passable English."--Kirkus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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54 (Ball, Elisabeth). An exhibition described by Elizabeth L. Johnson FOR YOUR AMUSEMENT AND INSTRUCTION: The Elisabeth Ball Collection of Historical Children's Materials
Bloomington, Indiana: The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1987. 1879598086 / 9781879598089 First edition, first printing. Tiny chip to lower fore-edge corner of rear cover, else fine, unread, in illustrated cardstock wraps. Short quarto. Preface by Edmund F. Ball. Essay by Elisabeth Ball. 
Exhibition catalogue of select items from the Ball collection of approximately 8,500 books and related juvenile materials such as hornbooks, games, paper dolls, and 1,223 manuscripts. Illustrated in black-and-white and color. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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55 (Ball, John). Bagley, Desmond TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO JOHN BALL
No place: Unpublished, (1978). This letter, typed on the author's stationery and dated 9 February 1978, is 8'' by 10'' and SIGNED ''Simon'' (as Bagley was known to his friends). Gently folded twice, otherwise fine. 
Bagley looks forward to seeing Ball at a mystery conference in New York and later travelling to California. He notes, "One thing about mixing with writers is that you can be certain of intelligent and witty conversation." 
Price: 95.00 USD
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56 (Ball, John). Jones, Quincy, composer/conductor; Bergman, Marilyn & Alan, lyricists IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
New York: United Artists Records, Inc., 1967. UAL 4160. Near mint long-playing soundtrack album; promotional copy, stamped on rear panel with ''AUDITION RECORD.'' Liner notes by the film's director, Norman Jewison. 
Jones's funky, evocative, pioneering score for the Academy Award-winning film adaptation of Ball's novel; featuring vocals by Ray Charles and Glen Campbell. The film memorably starred Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger--who also took home an Oscar. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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57 (Bannerman, Helen). Cross, Henry P. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: An Operetta for Children in Three Short Acts
New York: J. Fischer & Bro., (1936). First edition. Staple bound illustrated black wraps with decoration and titles in pale yellow. [60] pages including ads. Mild creases, a few scratches, and a small abrasion (from sticker removal) to the front cover, light soiling and creases to the rear cover, and minor shelfwear to the extremities, else a very good plus copy. Large format (7 1/4 inches by 10 3/4 inches). 
An operetta for children based on Helen Bannerman's (although not credited) LITTLE BLACK SAMBO story, with book and music by Henry P. Cross. Includes nineteen pieces for instrument and voice. A curious item, now very rare. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Staten Island, New York: Phantom Press, 1991-1993. First edition: 13 issues of the bi-monthly newsletter/magazine. Fine, as new, staplebound within illustrated wraps--at first, simple black-and-white illustrated 20lb covers, which eventually evolve into slick, cardstock weight, color-illustrated covers. 
The full run of the illustrated newsletter devoted to Barker's book, film, and art projects. Many covers are illustrated with Barker artwork or with stills from his films. Quite scarce! 
Price: 300.00 USD
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59 (Barker, Clive). Jones, Stephen, editor CLIVE BARKER'S SHADOWS IN EDEN
(Lancaster, Pennsylvania): (Underwood-Miller), (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Some highlighting and margin writing within, otherwise a near fine clothbound copy in a fine dust jacket with a photograph of Clive Barker on the front panel. 
A glorious compilation of information about his books, films, art, and personal life. A perfect gift for Barker and/or horror fans, contains hundreds of photographs, insightful commentaries, and artwork by Clive himself. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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60 (Barker, Clive). Jones, Stephen, editor CLIVE BARKER'S SHADOWS IN EDEN
(Lancaster, Pennsylvania): (Underwood-Miller), (1991). 0887330738 / 9780887330735 First edition. Hardcover. Covers very lightly splayed, else near fine, bound in black cloth with full-color endpaper art by Stephen Player; in a fine dust jacket with a photograph of Clive Barker on the front panel and a color photo from NIGHTBREED on the rear. 
Massive compendium of commentaries on Barker's books, films, plays, art, by a pantheon of modern horror practitioners, including R. Campbell, D. Cronenberg, S. King, and Barker himself. Crammed with hundreds of Barker drawings and stills. Bibliography. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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