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401 (Forster, E.M.) Das, G.K. and Beer, John, edited by E.M. FORSTER, A Human Exploration: Centenary Essays
New York: New York University Press, 1979. 0814717683 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Flecking at the extremities, else nearly fine, in milk chocolate colored cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Contributors include Carl Baron, J. Birje-Pati, May Buckingham, John Colmer, P.N. Furbank, S.N. Rosenbaum, V.A. Shahane, Mohammad Shaheen, Olvier Stallybrass, Alan Wilde, H.K. Trivedi, Michael Orange, et alia. 314 pages, including index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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402 (Foster, Alan Dean). Lucas, George STAR WARS: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker
New York: Ballantine Books/A Del Rey Book, [1977]. 0345274768 First hardcover edition: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the code "S27" on page 183. Hardcover. Fine, unread in grey boards with spine titles in dark blue; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear. Jacket front panel painting by John Berkey. 
The novelization of one of the most popular films of all time. This is the story of Luke Skywalker, and his fight against Darth Vader and the Empire, ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster, as George Lucas. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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403 (Fowler, William A.). Birks, J.B., editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE RUTHERFORD JUBILEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MANCHESTER 1961
London: Heywood & Company Ltd., 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends and corner tips lightly bumped, minor soiling to the covers, else a very good plus copy of this bulky volume in black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; no dust jacket. 
This copy is from the library of William A. Fowler, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983, and bears his SIGNED name and affiliations on the front endpaper in ink. Dr. Fowler is an invited speaker and contributes to the proceedings. 856 pages. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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404 (Fragonard, Jean Honore). Wildenstein, George THE PAINTINGS OF FRAGONARD: Complete Edition
[London]: Phaidon Publishers Inc., (1960). First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in a sturdy brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles; in a lightly rubbed, else fine clear acetate dust jacket; housed in the publisher's cardboard slipcase exhibiting minor wear and light soiling. Quarto. 339 pages; indexed. 
Translated from the French by C. W. Chilton and Mrs. A. L. Kitson. The Complete Edition with a catalogue raisonne and three-hundred and fifty illustrations: including sixteen in color. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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405 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). 0374293473 First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Previous owner's rubber-stamped address to front pastedown, else fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of wear to the edges. 
The Nobel prize-winning author's modern fable, here accompanied by Antonio Frasconi's elegant folk-art style woodcuts. A very attractive production. The basis for Barbra Streisand's film adaptation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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406 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial dust jacket with two short closed edge tears. 
One of Singer's most beloved short stories, charmingly illustrated with woodcut plates, vignettes and chapter heads by Antonio Frasconi. Source of the film adaptation directed by and starring Barbra Streisand. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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407 (Frost, Robert). Anderson, Margaret Bartlett ROBERT FROST AND JOHN BARTLETT: THE RECORD OF A NEW FRIENDSHIP
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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408 (Frost, Robert). Bradley, David ROBERT FROST: A Tribute To The Source
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1979). Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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409 (Frost, Robert). Clymer, W.B. Shubrick and Green, Charles R. ROBERT FROST: A Bibliography
Amherst, Massachusetts: The Jones Library, Inc., 1937. First edition, limited issue: one of 150 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper, especially bound, and SIGNED by author Frost. This is no. 106. Hardcover. Fine: gilt-lettered maroon leather backstrip over brown linen covers, top edge trimmed, fore and lower edge untrimmed; housed in brown paper-over-boards slipcase with holograph "106" to upper spine. Illustrated. 158 pages, plus colophon. 
Though superceded by the 1974 Crane Descriptive Catalogue, this lovely volume is a model of grace and clarity, combining readable, well-designed typography with annotations notable not only for their usefulness but their understated elegance. A rarity. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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410 (Frost, Robert). Evans, William R. ROBERT FROST AND SIDNEY COX: Forty Years of Friendship
Hanover, NH: University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

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411 (Frost, Robert). Morrison, Kathleen ROBERT FROST: A Pictorial Chronicle
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1974). 0030126010 First edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. A whisper of rubbing to the shelf edges, else fine, in gilt-lettered milk chocolate cloth shelfback over beige boards; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. Printed throughout on coated stock. 
A combination of memories and images assembled by Morrison, a close associate of Robert Frost from 1938 until the poet's death in 1963. With 78 black-and-white photographs, many of them never or rarely seen before. 133 pages, plus colophon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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412 (Frost, Robert). Munson, Gorham B. ROBERT FROST: A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1927). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint foxing to preliminaries, stylish bookplate to pastedown, mild fading to spine, a few dots of stain to spine; thus near fine; in blue binding with black stamping; lacking dust jacket. 
Short early biographical study of the notable American poet. Appendices-- A: Selected British Opinion on Robert Frost; B: Bibliography; and C: Robert Frost on Education. 135 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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413 (Frost, Robert). Thornton, Richard, edited by RECOGNITION OF ROBERT FROST: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1937). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in olive-green cloth with gilt spine titles; in a good only dust jacket: worn, soiled, age-darkened, with chipping to the upper front panel, separation at the spine folds. 
Tribute to the poet, with pieces gathered from as early as 1894, and with contributions by Mark Van Doren, W.D. Howells, Auden, C. Day Lewis, Edwin Muir, Lewisohn, Kreymborg, Morley, and many others, including a first book appearance by Ezra Pound. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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414 (Fry, Christopher). Leeming, Glenda CHRISTOPHER FRY
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1990). 0805769986 First edition, first printing. Twayne's English Authors Series #479. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A penetrating reconsideration of Fry as a significant figure in the poetic drama movement; full discussion of all Fry's plays, relating each to the writer's life and evaluating his use of poetry, humor, religious ideas, and imagery. 179 pages, indexed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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415 (Galbraith, John Kenneth). Reisman, David GALBRAITH & MARKET CAPITALISM
New York and London: New York University Press, (1980). 081477380X First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Three lines yellow highlighted in the introduction, else a fine copy in blue cloth, spine titles gilt; in an age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. Octavo. 196 pages; references, notes, and an index. 
"This book seeks to survey and to appraise the work of one of the most influential and stimulating social critics of our time, and to offer a tentative assessment of his arguments concerning market capitalism." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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416 (Galileo). Shea, William R. and Artigas, Mariano GALILEO IN ROME: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 0195165985 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 226 pages; illustrated with 41 b&w photos; references; selected bibliography; and index. 
William R. Shea holds the "Galileo Chair" of the History of Science at University of Padua, and Mariano Artigas holds Ph.D.s in both physics and philosophy and is an ordained Catholic Priest. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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417 (Garcia Marquez, Gabriel). Oberhelman, Harley D. GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ: A Study of the Short Fiction.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805783334 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in a fine, as new, dust jacket. Octavo. 138 pages; selected bibliography and an index. Frontispiece photograph. 
No. 24 in Twayne's "Short Fiction" series focuses on the Nobel-prize winning author of ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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418 (Gardner, John). Howell, John M. JOHN GARDNER: A Bibliographical Profile
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1980). 0809309351 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author, John Howell, to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Mild indentation to the upper shelf edge, else near fine; in a near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket with a small spot of stain and age-toning to the spine. Octavo. 158 pages; indexed. 
This bibliography provides a collation of the first American edition of each work with facsimiles of its title and copyright pages; as well as facsimiles of typescript pages and photographs of dust jackets. Afterword by John Gardner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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419 (Garet, Jedd). Pincus-Witten, Robert JEDD GARET
(Pasadena, CA): Twelvetrees Press, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket (still in publisher's shrinkwrap). 
167pp. with a biography and bibliography. Limited to 3000 copies. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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420 (Garfield, James A.). Leech, Margaret and Harry J. Brown THE GARFIELD ORBIT: The Life of President James A. Garfield
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1978). 0060125519 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Re-creation of the life of James A. Garfield--twentieth President of the United States. Miss Leech died in 1974, and the last three chapters, on Garfield in Congress and his brief presidency, were written by Harry J. Brown, editor of Garfield's diaries. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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421 (Garfield, Leon). Natov, Roni LEON GARFIELD
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1994). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The first book-length study of the contemporary children's writer. Includes an interview with the author. Number 505 in Twayne's "English Authors" series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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422 (Garner, Alan). Philip, Neil A FINE ANGER: A Critical Introduction to the Work of Alan Garner
(New York): Philomel Books, (1981). 0399208283 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to spine crown, one very small, very pale patch of stain to a preliminary page, else a near fine copy in gilt-stamped brown cloth; in a rubbed dust jacket. 
Unusual critical study of the novels of the unclassifiable Garner, whose original, powerful and eloquent works of mythopoetic fantasy include THE WEIRDSTONE OF BRISINGAMEN, ELIDOR, THE OWL SERVICE and THE RED SHIFT. Notes, index, bibliographies. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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423 (Garrick, David). Fitzgerald, Percy THE LIFE OF DAVID GARRICK; From Original Family Papers, and Numerous Published and Unpublished Sources
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868. First edition. Two-volume set. Hardcover. Inner hinges starting to crack, wear to the corner tips, short tears to the crown and heel of the spines, else a very good set in pebbled green cloth with titles, devices and decoration in gilt to the spines. 
An extensive biography of a renaissance man who was an English actor, producer, dramatist, poet and co-manager of the Drury Lane Theatre by a man who knew Garrick. Filled with personal detail, this work is also a lively theatre history. 942 pages; index. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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424 (Gaskell, Elizabeth). Bonaparte, Felicia THE GYPSY-BACHELOR OF MANCHESTER: The Life of Mrs. Gaskell's Demon
Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, (1992). 081391390X First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Bibliography, index. 310pp. 
"Remarkable exercise in literary biography."--Jerome Buckley. "An ambitious and successful reading of Elizabeth Gaskell's life as poetic text, decoded and reconstructed through the metaphors and symbols she employed to fashion her identity."--Ira Nadel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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425 (Gaskell, Elizabeth). Ffrench, Yvonne MRS. GASKELL
London: Home & Van Thal Ltd., (1949). First edition. A volume in the English Novelists Series. Small octavo. Hardcover. Light bump to lower corner tip of rear cover, and a tiny ink stamp to front free endpaper, else near fine in red-orange cloth; in a price-clipped dust jacket with very mild rubbing and age-toning, and a ''Recommended by the Book Society'' wraparound band. 
Biography of one of the most popular and enduring Victorian novelists. Gaskell began her writing career with the success of MARY BARTON, A TALE OF MANCHESTER LIFE in 1848, and went on to write CRANFORD, NORTH AND SOUTH, and THE LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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426 (Gat, Moshe). Tal, Miriam MOSHE GAT: Fishermen
(Tel Aviv): Am Hassefer, (1967). First edition: Contains an original lithograph, folded and attached to a preliminary page, pencil SIGNED by Gat. Hardcover. Near fine in cream cloth with a paste-on illustration to front and rear cover and lettering in gilt, with a pin-prick stain to fore-edge and a tiny tear to the fore-edge of one page; no dust jacket. Oblong small octavo. 
In English and Hebrew, and illustrated with paintings, prints and drawings, in color and b&w. The Israeli artist depicts with great affection the modest dwellings of fisherman, their lives, their ocean and the day-to-day happenings of their existence. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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427 (Gates, Percival T.) Vaughan, David K.,editor AN AMERICAN PILOT IN THE SKIES OF FRANCE: The Diaries and Letters of Percival T. Gates, 1917-1918
Dayton, Ohio: Wright State University Press, (1992). 1882090020 First edition. Hardcover. Very minor wear to the bottom edges, else nearly fine in blue-gray cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
This represents the only first-person account of the American Air Service as seen through the eyes of an ordinary pilot, who, like his fellow pilots, had to worry about mechanical failure of the developmental aircraft of the era, in addition to the enemy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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428 (Genet, Jean). Thody, Philip JEAN GENET: A Study of his Novels and Plays
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with light rubbing and tanning to the panels. 
A critical study of the novels and plays of Genet, including THE SCREENS and THE BALCONY, which focuses on the ideas and the literary technique of the controversial author. Listing of productions of Genet's plays, bibliography, notes and references. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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429 (Genevieve, Sister). Rae, John SISTER GENEVIEVE: A Courageous Woman's Triumph in Northern Ireland
(New York): Warner Books/An AOL Time Warner Company, (2003). 0446528242 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The story of Sister Genevieve's battles and triumphs as principal of St. Louise's school from 1958 to 1994. The sister faced-up to guerilla warfare, the IRA, Catholic clergy, the British government and poverty. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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430 (George III). Butterfield, Herbert GEORGE III AND THE HISTORIANS
(London): Cassell, (1988). 0304316091 First edition thus. Trade Paperback. A volume in the Cassell History series. Trade Paperback. Fine, unread copy in illustrated glossy wraps. Cover illustration a color portrait of George III by Allan Ramsay. 304 pages and an index. 
A revised version of the biography, originally published in 1957, which addresses the historical view of the monarch George III, and also discusses the scholarly controversy that centers on the King and his reputation as an unconstitutional tyrant. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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431 (Gerson, Noel). Lewis, Paul THE NELSON TOUCH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1960). B0007E2NG8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dust soiling to upper page edges, bumping to lower corner of textblock, inked initials to front free endsheet, thus very good; in a worn, soiled, lightly nicked, age-darkened (especially to spine) very good illustrated dust jacket. 
Historical fiction by Gerson under pseudonym. "The sea battles which brought fame to Lord Nelson are described here, as are his unhappy married life and his infatuation for Lady Hamilton."--World Historical Fiction Guide. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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432 (Gibson, Bob). Deane, Bill BOB GIBSON
New York/Philadelphia. Chelsea House Publishers, (1993). 0791011771 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated laminated boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 64 pages, frontispiece photograph of Gibson, twenty-four photographs, chronology, statistics, further reading, and an index. 
A volume in the Baseball Legends series. Introduction by Jim Murray. Gibson was a legendary pitcher who became one of a very few to win both the Cy Young and the Most Valuable Player. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1981. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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433 (Gide, Andre). Nersoyan, H.J. ANDRE GIDE: The Theism of an Atheist
Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, (1969). 0815621353 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Unopened in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Octavo. 210 pages; indexed. A recommended critical text. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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434 (Gifford, Barry). Nelson, Kent THE STRAIGHT MAN
(Berkeley, CA): A Black Lizard Book/Creative Arts Book Company, (1978). 0916870111 First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in illustrated wraps. 
Pseudonymous crime novel purportedly written by Barry Gifford, although he does not list it on his website. The first Black Lizard novel, an imprint of the Creative Arts Book Company of Berkeley, California, founded and edited by Barry Gifford. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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435 (Giles, Kenneth). McGirr, Edmund BARDEL'S MURDER
New York: Walker, (1973). 0802752934 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Some mild dampstaining to lower extremities, thus very good; in an age-toned dust jacket that also bears faint evidence of dampstain to lower front and rear panels. 
A Piron Mystery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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436 (Gipson, Fred). Lich, Glen E. FRED GIPSON AT WORK
College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. 
Critical biography of the OLD YELLER author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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437 (Glenn, John H.) Pierce, Philip N., Lt. Col. and Schuon, Karl JOHN H. GLENN ASTRONAUT
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., (1962). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in green cloth with titles in black; in a color photo-pictorial dust jacket with nicks and tiny edge tears to the extremities. 
A biography of a remarkable man and his historic flight in 1962, written by personal friends and fellow officers. 208 pages; appendices and an index. Illustrated with dozens of black-and-white photographs. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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438 (Goethe). Brown, Jane K. FAUST: Theater of the World
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805794077 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a tiny corner crease to front flap; jacket art a detail of ''Carnival Evening'' by Henri Rousseau. Chronology of Goethe's life and works, notes and references, bibliography, index. 
Analysis of Goethe's seminal drama, which reveals how the play is representive of its author's growth over the 60 years he spent writing it. Brown addresses the effect on the German culture and history of this tale of an evil man's ultimate redemption. 
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439 (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von; Kleist, Heinrich von). Burckhardt, Sigurd THE DRAMA OF LANGUAGE: Essays on Goethe and Kleist
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins Press, (1970). 801810493 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with silver gilt lettering to the spine; in a printed dust jacket with sticker ghost to front panel. Notes, index. 
A collection of essays about the great dramatists of Germany's golden age, prepared by Professors Bernard Blume and Roy Harvey Pearce after Burckhardt's death. The seven works are analyzed with a focus on the truth of inconsistencies. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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440 (Golding, William). Baker, James R. WILLIAM GOLDING: A Critical Study
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1965). Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A study of the work of the author of LORD OF THE FLIES and THE INHERITORS by a co-founder of TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE magazine. Baker looks at the influence of the Greeks and of World War II on Golding. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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441 (Golding, William). Crompton, Don A VIEW FROM THE SPIRE: William Golding's Later Novels
(Oxford): Basil Blackwell, (1985). 0631138269 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages inevitably tanned, else fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated with a detail from ''Salisbury Cathedal from the Meadows'' by John Constable. Notes, index. 
Posthumously edited and completed by Julia Briggs, this is a novel-by-novel study of the Nobel prize-winner's full-length fictions from THE SPIRE to THE PAPER MEN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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442 (Golding, William). Olsen, Kirsten UNDERSTANDING LORD OF THE FLIES: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents
Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (2000). 0313307237 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Lower spine and corner tips lightly crimped, else near fine in laminated boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 212 pages; indexed. Photographs. 
"...deals with the concepts of civilization and savagery and British Imperialism, and then goes on to describe the British school system. She also covers religion as it relates to the novel and the nature of man from a biological perspective."--SLJ. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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443 (Gordon, Caroline). Makowsky, Veronica A. CAROLINE GORDON: A Biography
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. 
Study of the life and works of the novelist and short story writer, wife of poet Allen Tate, and author of PENHALLY and ALECK MAURY, SPORTSMAN. 260 pages; notes and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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444 (Gorey, Edward). Wahl, Jan COBWEB CASTLE
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1968). B000JJXNBA First edition, first printing. Library reinforced issue. Hardcover. Fine in decorated covers with wraparound illustration by Edward Gorey; in a fine dust jacket similarly adorned. 
The droll misadventures of greengrocer Flemming Flinders as he sets forth to follow his dream. Illustrated in full-color watercolor paintings by Edward Gorey. This is not an ex-library copy! 
Price: 45.00 USD
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445 (Gorey, Edward). Selected by Sean Manley & Gogo Lewis WOMEN OF THE WEIRD: Eeerie Stories by the Gentle Sex
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, (1976). 0688517315 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild soiling to the rear panel. Jacket illustration by Edward Gorey. Tall octavo. 188 pages; biographical notes. 
Eleven "eerie" stories by women writers from the seventeenth century to the present, including Madame d'Aulnoy, Sheila Burnford, Edith Nesbit, Millay, Mrs. Gaskell, Miss Braddon, Marjorie Bowen, Shirley Jackson, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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446 (Goya, Francisco). Delteil, Loys FRANCISCO GOYA: Seconde Partie
New York: Collectors Editions Ltd/Da Capo Press, 1969. Unabridged and authorized republication of the 1922 Paris edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in brown buckram with gilt cover titles, gilt spine titles on dark purple panels, plain brown endpapers; without dust jacket, as issued. Uniformly bound with the other volumes in the series. Quarto. 
Volume XV of LE PEINTRE-GRAVEUR ILLUSTRE: The Graphic Works of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Artists: An Illustrated Catalog. Over 160 illustrations are represented with the explanatory text in French. Second Goya volume in the series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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447 (Goyen, William). Gibbons, Reginald WILLIAM GOYEN: A Study of the Short Fiction
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction #20: the first book-length study of Goyen's short stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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448 (Greenaway, Kate). Engen, Rodney KATE GREENAWAY: A Biography
New York: Schocken Books, (1981). 0805237755 First U.S. edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. Very mild splaying to covers, else about fine; in brown linen cloth with gilt stamping; in a near fine, age-toned, and very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. With 121 black-and-white illustrations and 15 in full color. 240 pages, including index. 
Biography of the brilliant Victorian illustrator, whose private life and turbulent relationship with John Ruskin (mined by Engen using over 1,000 love letters and family correspondence) was in marked contrast to the idealized world her artwork evoked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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449 (Greenaway, Kate). Harte, Bret THE QUEEN OF THE PIRATE ISLE
London: Frederic Warne & Co., Ltd., (1955). Reissue. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Hardcover. Near fine in cream cloth stamped in blue, edges colored green; with inset paste-on color illustration by Greenaway; in near fine price-clipped dust jacket that is very light rubbed and age-toned, especially to spine. 
Greenaway's quaint, tenderly colored illustrations subtly but distinctively decorate the frontispiece, the chapter heads and tails of Harte's merry tale of young Polly and her playmates. 
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450 (Greenaway, Kate). Neal, Tom KATE GREENAWAY: An Appreciation of a Portraitist
Los Angeles, California: Dawson's Book Shop, (1945). First edition. Fine in stapled printed wraps. Small octavo. 9 pages; frontispiece portrait. 
Christmas keepsake tribute to Kate Greenaway's portrait art, printed at the Bookman Press in Los Angeles. This copy has been inscribed, SIGNED, and dated (Christmas, 1945) by Neal to the reverse of the front cover. 
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451 (Greene, Belle da Costa). Miner, Dorothy; editor STUDIES IN ART AND LITERATURE FOR BELLE DA COSTA GREENE
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1954. First edition. Thick quarto. 502 pages; indexed. Hardcover. Some light foxing to the endpapers and page fore-edges, but near fine in dark grey buckram with gilt spine titles, rules, and decoration; in a price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with some age-toning, nicks, edge tears and associated creases. 
Festschrift prepared for Belle Greene, the late Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library with contributions in their various fields of specialization by fifty-one distinguished American and European scholars; illustrated with 366 photographic examples. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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452 (Greene, Graham). Boardman, Gwenn R. GRAHAM GREENE: The Aesthetics of Exploration
Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1971. 0813003121 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine, in blue boards with turquoise foil spine lettering; in a lightly foxed, mildly soiled, very good plus dust jacket. 
"The artistic quest is expressed in Greene's fiction through his central metaphor of the map--a metaphor stretching from his first novel THE MAN WITHIN to his account of Absurd Man, Querry, in A BURNT-OUT CASE." 216 pages, indexed. 
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453 (Greene, Graham). Kelly, Richard GRAHAM GREENE
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1984). 0804424640 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a tear to the crown of the spine. Octavo. 195 pages; a comprehensive primary bibliography, a selected bibliography of important criticism, and a chronology of the artist's life and works and an index. 
Includes a comprehensive overview of the writer's work--including detailed analyses, with a representative selection of critical responses. Interviews, essays, memoirs and other biographical material. 
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454 (Greene, Graham). Phillips, Gene D., S.J. GRAHAM GREENE: The Films of His Fiction
New York and London: Teachers College Press, (1974). 0807723762 First paperback edition: a trade paperback original. Studies in Culture & Communications. Trade Paperback. Fine, as-new, in a fine, photo-pictorial wraps. [204] pages; indexed; illustrated. 
Examines the film versions of Greene's work made by the novelist himself and those done by other screenwriters, analyzing those of his lighter fiction, or "entertainments," as well as of his serious novels. Interview with Greene. 
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455 (Grey, Zane). Jackson, Carlton ZANE GREY: Revised Edition
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1989). 0805775439 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket that shows some light rubbing and some minor shelf wear. 
A feast for the Grey enthusiast. Critical study of Grey updated from Jackson's 1973 edition. #218 in the Twayne series. 
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456 (Grow, Galusha A.). Ilisevich, Robert D. GALUSHA A. GROW: The People's Candidate
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania): University of Pittsburgh Press, (1989). 0822936062 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 320 pages, frontispiece b&w photograph of Grow, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Grow was elected by Pennsylvania to the House of Representatives as a Democrat in the years before the Civil War, but joined the Republicans because of the Democratic party's position on slavery. 
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457 (Gurdjieff, Georgi Ivanovitch). de Hartmann, Thomas OUR LIFE WITH MR. GURDJIEFF
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1964. 0815400586 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt spine titles; in a near fine, scratched dust jacket with a tear to the crown of the spine. Dust jacket states "Second Edition" but the book states "First Edition". Octavo. 130 pages; map. 
A personal memoir of the years 1917-1929 when the distinguished Russian composer, Thomas de Hartmann, and his wife, Olga, were pupils of the Greek-Armenian mystic and spiritual teacher. Olga was Gurdjieff's personal assistant for many of these years. 
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458 (Haas, Robert Bartlett). Assion, Peter, compiled and edited by SAID AND DONE: An Annotated Bio-Bibliography of Robert Bartlett Haas
Marburg and Walldurn, (Institut fur Europaische Enthologie und Kulturforschung), 1986. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Some superficial scratches to covers, thus nearly fine, perfect-bound within photo-pictorial cardstock covers with portrait of Haas. Laid in, a greeting card hand-written by Haas, within a hand-addressed envelope, to bookbinder Peggy Lecky. 
Illustrated festschrift to the longtime head of U.C.L.A. Extension's Department of Art And Humanities, whose influence on Los Angeles culture was far-reaching and profound. This copy inscribed ("and to honor your eightieth!") and SIGNED by Haas. 
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459 (Haggard, H. Rider). KING SOLOMON'S MINES: The Book of the Film
London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1950]. First edition. Hardcover. Some light wear and tiny areas of abrasion to the extremities, a few tiny dots of stain within, a tiny area of sticker pull to front cover, else a near fine copy in cloth-backed, color photo-pictorial boards. 
Oversized movie tie-in issue with 80 photo-illustrations (8 in color) and novelized text from the MGM Technicolor film based on Haggard's novel. Sensational edition with terrific stills of stars Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and Richard Carlson. 
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460 (Haggard, H. Rider). Steiner, Max SHE
[No place]: Cinema Records, [No date]. LP-8004. Mint; long-playing record album. 
Music from the Max Steiner soundtrack score for RKO's lavish 1935 adaptation of the Haggard opus, performed by the Hollywood Cinema Orchestra. The picture was produced by KING KONG's Merian C. Cooper, and starred Helen Gagahan in the title role. 
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461 (Hall, Peter). Goodwin, John, editor PETER HALL'S DIARIES: The Story of a Dramatic Battle
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984). 0060152966 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with very light soiling to the page edges; in a photographic dust jacket. Thirty-two pages of photographs on glossy stock. 
Sir Peter Hall, the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and director of the National Theatre, recounts his career in the British theatre, including the relationships he built with actors from Olivier to Finney and playwrights from Beckett to Pinter. 
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462 (Hall, Radclyffe). Souhami, Diana THE TRIALS OF RADCLYFFE HALL
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1998). 0297818252 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 418 pages, reproduction of Hall's handwritten manuscript to the endpapers, eighteen b&w plates, books and notes, and an index. 
Biography of the author of the pioneering THE WELL OF LONELINESS, a novel denounced by the Home Secretary when it was released in 1928 because of its lesbian theme. 
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463 (Hall, Radcylffe). Baker, Michael OUR THREE SELVES: The Life of Radcylffe Hall
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1985). 0688043852 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Biography of the pioneering lesbian writer, author of THE WELL OF LONELINESS, drawing upon much new, previously unavailable material--diaries, letters and essays. Illustrated with photographs. Notes and sources, index. 396 pages. 
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464 (Hamilton, Donald). Bernstein, Elmer, composer/conductor THE SILENCERS
[No place]. RCA Victor, 1966. LOC-1120 (Mono). Mint; factory-sealed long-playing soundtrack album; color photo art prominently features ''Matt Helm's Slaygirls''--a bevy of scantily clad blondes, brunettes, and redheads--each brandishing a weapon: rapier, automatic rifle, six-gun, axe, pistol, dagger. 
Score by veteran film composer Bernstein for the first of the Hollywoodized Matt Helm pictures starring crooner Dean Martin with Cyd Charisse, Daliah Lavi and Stella Stevens in tow. Vocals by Vicki Carr. "Nineteen sixty-sex! The Year of the Slaygirls!" 
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465 (Hammett, Dashiell). Hammett, Jo DASHIELL HAMMETT: A Daughter Remembers
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers/An Otto Penzler Book, (2001). 0786708921 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett, this revealing biographical memoir by Hammett's daughter is illustrated with personal photographs. Quarto. 172 pages. 
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466 (Hammett, Dashiell). Johnson, Diane DASHIELL HAMMETT: A Life
New York: Random House, (1983). 0394505018 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else a fine copy in gilt-lettered black cloth shelfback over rust boards; in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Pioneering Hammett biography by the novelist and screenwriter (LE DIVORCE, THE SHINING), undertaken with the cooperation of Lillian Hellman. 344 pages, including notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated. 
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467 (Hammett, Dashiell). Layman, Richard SHADOW MAN: The Life of Dashiell Hammett
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1981). 0151814597 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine an age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A full account of the life and career of the enigmatic mystery writer who transformed the detective novel into a uniquely American art form. 285 pages with an appendix and index. Illustrated with photographs. 
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468 (Hammett, Dashiell). Mundell, E.H., compiled by A LIST OF THE ORIGINAL APPEARANCES OF DASHIELL HAMMETT'S MAGAZINE WORK
(Kent, Ohio): Kent State University Press, (1968). 0873380339 First edition, first printing. The Serif Series Bibliographies and Checklists, Number 13. Hardcover. A little less than near fine: mild fading to spine, faint spotting to front outer hinge; in celadon-green cloth with gilt spine titling; no dust jacket. Duodecimo. 
"The titles listed are the titles used in the original appearance. Second titles are also listed. To identify the story unequivocally, the first twenty-five or thirty words of the original have been shown."--from Mundell's preface. 52 pages. 
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469 (Hammett, Dashiell). Nolan, William F. HAMMETT: A Life at the Edge
New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc. (1983). 0312922817 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. About near fine, in gilt-lettered milk chocolate shelfback over natural boards; in a lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 276 pages including notes, bibliographies, and an index. Illustrated. 
Full-length biography of the brilliant and influential detective writer. Nolan is a genre author himself, and he helped to launch the serious study of Hammett as an important American novelist with his 1978 DASHIELL HAMMETT: A Case Book. 
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470 (Hammett, Dashiell). Stewart, Donald Ogden; editor FIGHTING WORDS
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1940). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in black cloth with gilt spine titles (slightly tarnished and rubbed); lacking the dust jacket. 
Presentation copy with a dated (1940) inscription, SIGNED by the editor--the blacklisted American author and screenwriter (The Philadelphia Story). Advice on writing with contributions by Hammett, Langston Hughes, Albert Maltz, Dorothy Parker, et al. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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471 (Hammett, Dashiell). Symons, Julian DASHIELL HAMMETT
San Diego/New York/London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1985). 0151239509 First edition, first printing: Hardcover issue. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Tall thin octavo. 178 pages; Notes, bibliography, and an index. 
This volume is one of the HBJ Album Biography series, edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. A compact and generously illustrated study of the consummate craftsman who revolutionized a genre. Photos reproduce many vintage paperback, hardcover, and pulp covers. 
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472 (Hansen, Joseph). James Colton STRANGE MARRIAGE
Los Angeles, California: Argyle Books, (1965). B0007EANA6 First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated (1965), and SIGNED by the author, thus: ''James Colton (Joe Hansen)'' to the endsheet. Hardcover. Textblock mildly tanned, spine a bit slanted, very light wear at the extremities, a very good plus copy, in a dust jacket that shows a number of closed tears and associated creasing, a few tiny nicks. 
Pioneering gay novel written by Joseph Hansen as by Colton. From the 1965 review in Tangents: "His homosexuals are as ordinary as his heterosexuals; in itself this is a step forward from the purple-past days of not-so-long ago." Young, 748. 
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473 (Harding, Florence). Anthony, Carl Sferrazza FLORENCE HARDING: The First Lady, The Jazz Age, And The Death Of America's Most Scandalous President
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1998). 0688077943 First edition, second printing. Full-page dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 645 pages; index. Photographic plates. 
"FLORENCE HARDING is a magnificent biography of a much maligned, misunderstood First Lady. She truly was a forerunner of the modern First Lady. It is a fascinating, enlightening gem of a book."--Helen Thomas. A major biography. 
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474 (Hardy, Thomas). Weber, Carl J. HARDY AND THE LADY FROM MADISON SQUARE
Waterville, Maine: Colby College Press, 1952. 0804617392 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages age-toned, as expected, else fine, in green cloth with gilt spine stamping; in price-clipped, very good plus dust jacket that is age-darkened and offset, especially to the spine panel. 
"The engrossing story of a frustrated and singularly inept New York spinster who became enamored with the writings and later the person of Thomas Hardy."--Philo Calhoun. 264 pages, including index. 
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475 (Hardy, Thomas). Weber, Carl J., edited with an introduction and notes by LETTERS OF THOMAS HARDY: Transcribed from the Original Autographs Now in the Colby College Library
Waterville, Maine: Colby College Press, 1954. First edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by Weber to the front endpaper. Hardcover. A near fine copy in blue cloth, spine titles gilt; in a shelfworn pictorial dust jacket with chips, tears, and some creases to the edges. 
Tall octavo. An assemblage of Hardiana, in the form of letters, that provide an insight into the entire literary career of the English novelist and poet. 126 pages; indexed. Illustrated with plates; including portraits, photographs, and facsimiles. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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476 (Hawthorne, Nathaniel). Buitenhuis, Peter THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES: Severing Family and Colonial Ties
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805780750 First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in an illustrated dust jacket with a detail woodcut courtesy of the The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Associations. Chronology of Hawthorne's life and works, notes and references, bibliography, index. 
An analysis of Hawthorne's 1851 novel that argues the subtext is an attempt to create a truly American identity and a break with our English legacy. Buitenhuis explores the text and places it in a literary and cultural context. 
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477 (Hawthorne, Nathaniel). Carton, Evan THE MARBLE FAUN: Hawthorne's Transformations
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805794484 First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Interior of Saint Peter's, Rome'' by Giovanni Paolo Panini. Chronology of Hawthorne's life and works, notes and references, bibliography, index. 
Hawthorne's last complete work is discussed in terms of the critical response that greeted it, the literary tradition of the romance novel, and the politics of mid 19th Century America. Carton also applies modern theories to further interpret the text. 
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478 (Hay, George Campbell). Hay, Deorsa Caimbeul O NA CEITHIR AIRDEAN
Edinburgh/London: Oliver and Boyd, (1952). First edition. In Gaelic with English translations by the author; 71 pages. Hardcover. Tiny dots of pale foxing to page edges, else fine in green cloth lettered in blue-black to the spine; in a lightly soiled and mildly edgeworn printed dust jacket. 
"He must be rated the best poet in Gaelic since the death of Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair two centuries ago." Fifty poems of varying length and a number of short epigrammatic verse stanzas; included are Gaelic translations of seven Petrach sonnets. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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479 (Haydn, Joseph). Landon, H.C. Robbins; Bruce, I.M.; Jones, David Wyn, edited by THE HAYDN YEARBOOK, Vol. XII 1981
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1981). 0253371120 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-lettered olive cloth; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Chief articles: "The Symphonies of Carlo d'Ordonez" by A. Peter Brown; "Ignaz Pleyel's Correspondence with Hoffmeister & Co." by Else Radant; "Fruhe Handel-Kenntnis in Eisenstadt" by Otto Biba. Reviews. 219 pages. 
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480 (Healey, Ben). Sturrock, Jeremy; pseudonym THE VILLAGE OF ROGUES
(London): Macmillan, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Corner tips gently bumped, else a near fine copy in black boards with white spine lettering; in a slightly nicked pictorial dust jacket. 
An historical mystery set in 1798 Roehampton, England: "A heath of wild and frightful aspect with groves, thickets and forest; and a fit refuge for all manner of vagabonds, cut throat tinkers, footpads and highwaymen." 
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481 (Hearn, Lafcadio). Murray, Paul A FANTASTIC JOURNEY: The Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn
Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent: Japan Library, (1993). 1873410239 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint age-toning to the pages, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"This engaging work tells a story of great intrinsic interest. It has much for those intrigued by the life and culture of Japan and also for the many students of the Anglo-Irish literary tradition."--PW. 379 pages, indexed. Illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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482 (Hearst, William Randoph). Procter, Ben WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST: The Early Years 1863-1910
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. 1195112776 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black linen over tweed boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 345 pages; 22 illustrations; annotation notes; and index. 
An authoritative account of Hearst's career in newspapers and politics, written with a broad narrative sweep and based on previously unpublished letters and manuscripts. Proctor shows that Hearst's papers were innovative and challenging. 
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483 (Hecht, Anthony). Lea, Sydney, editor. THE BURDENS OF FORMALITY: Essays on the Poetry of Anthony Hecht
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, (1989). 0820310913 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 212 pages; bibliography. 
Written mostly by other poets, in styles ranging from the informal to the scholarly, these essays explore Hecht's images and poetic devices, his debts to other poets, and his place in the study of modern poetry. 
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484 (Hecht, Ben). Fetherling, Doug THE FIVE LIVES OF BEN HECHT
(Toronto, Canada): Lester and Orpen Limited, (1977). 0919630855 First edition. Dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author to the title-page, with an inscription to producer-director Fletcher Markle. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards stamped in gilt to the spine; frontis-photo of Hecht; in a very faintly rubbed illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of crimping to spine crown, tiny tear to spine heel. 228 pages; Hecht bibliography, Hecht filmography, index. 
The journalist, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, from his days as a Chicago reporter in the 1920s to his reign as the highest paid scenarist in Hollywood. Laid in: SIGNED note from the author to Markle, thanking him for sharing his memories of Hecht. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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485 (Hellman, Lillian and Hammett, Dashiell). Mellen, Joan HELLMAN AND HAMMETT: The Legendary Passion of Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett
(New York): Harper CollinsPublishers, (1996). 006018339X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"This is the book that biographers of Hellman and Hammett have been trying to write for twenty years."--Richard Layman. "Stunning dual biography...not to be missed."--Deirdre Bair. Notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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486 (Hellman, Lillian). Riordan, Mary Marguerite LILLIAN HELLMAN: A Bibliography: 1926-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, Number 50. 
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487 (Hellman, Lillian). Rollyson, Carl LILLIAN HELLMAN: Her Legend and Her Legacy
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312034814 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Unread copy that is near fine with very minor wear to the edges, and a light crease to the upper front corner of the photo-pictorial cover. 24 pages of photographs on glossy paper. Notes, bibliography, and index. 
The first major female American playwright wrote three volumes of memoirs; with this biography, Rollyson, who draws from newly discovered diaries, letters, and interviews, reveals some of the details that were left out or altered by Hellman. 
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488 (Hemingway, Ernest). Anderson, Lauri HUNTING HEMINGWAY'S TROUT
New York: Atheneum, 1990. 0689121032 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Anderson's fictional debut is a series of interrelated stories paying homage to Hemingway and taking place in many of the locales Hemingway wrote about. 
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489 (Hemingway, Ernest). Arnold, Lloyd R. HEMINGWAY HIGH ON THE WILD
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1977). 0448142902 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Quarto. 163 pages, index. 
Frontispiece and title-page a b&w photograph of Hemingway fishing, eighty-four additional b&w photographs. Hemingway went to Sun Valley, Idaho almost every winter for the last twenty years of his life. This is the story as told by his friend, Arnold. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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490 (Hemingway, Ernest). Fellner, Harriet HEMINGWAY AS PLAYWRIGHT: The Fifth Column
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, (1986). 0835717720 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in sand-colored illustrated cloth, lettered in black; no dust jacket, as issued. 
123 pages; appendix, notes, bibliography, and an index. Revision of the author's doctoral thesis on Hemingway's only full-length drama, THE FIFTH COLUMN. 
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491 (Hemingway, Ernest). Goethals, Thomas R. FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS: A Critical Commentary
New York: American R.D.M. Corporation Publishers, (1963). First edition: Softbound pamphlet. Pamphlet. Very nearly fine and unread in bright stapled wraps. 59 pages, biographical information, summary of characters, suggested study topics, bibliography. An uncommon ephemeral item. 
A volume in the Study*Master Chapter Notes and Critical Commentaries series. A guide to Hemingway's FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS, with an analysis of the plot structure and a critical appraisal of his longest work. 
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492 (Hemingway, Ernest). Isabelle, Julanne HEMINGWAY'S RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
New York: Chip's Bookshop, Booksellers & Publishers, [undated]. 0912378026 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in tan cloth with gilt spine stamping; no dust jacket, as issued. 114 pages, including notes, bibliography. 
Chapter headings include: Hemingway's Protestant Tradition; Hemingway's Catholic Tradition; Hemingway's General Religious View; Hemingway, The Man, and His Relation to Death, et alia. Originally issued by Vantage Press in 1964. 
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493 (Hemingway, Ernest). Kunzweiler, Diana ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S A FAREWELL TO ARMS: A Critical Commentary
New York: American R.D.M. Corporation Publishers, (1967). First edition: Softbound pamphlet. Chapbook. A very nearly fine and unread copy in bright stapled wraps. 55 pages, frontispiece photograph of Hemingway, biographical information, suggested study topics, and an annotated bibliography. Uncommon ephemeral pamphlet. 
A volume in the Study*Master Chapter Notes and Critical Commentaries series. A concise plot review, analysis and appraisal, and major critical views for Hemingway's popular 1929 novel that depicts the tragedy and destruction of World War I. 
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494 (Hemingway, Ernest). Laurence, Frank M. HEMINGWAY AND THE MOVIES
Jackson: University Press of Mississipi, (1981). 0878051155 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 329 pages; notes, appendices, and an index. Illustrated with photos, stills, posters, newspaper ads, etc. 
A study of Hemingway's stories and novels in their Hollywood versions. 
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495 (Hemingway, Ernest). Leff, Leonard J. HEMINGWAY AND HIS CONSPIRATORS: Scribners, Hollywood, and the Making of an American Legend
Lanham/Boulder/New York/Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., (1997). 0847685446 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Mild crease to rear cover, else fine, in comb-bound cardstock covers, small quarto format. 
"'I want, like hell, to get published,' the unknown Parisian expatriate confessed to a correspondent in 1923...Leff suggests that to do so, Hemingway made a Faustian deal with popular culture."--Kirkus. 243 pages. 
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496 (Hemingway, Ernest). Nagel, James, editor ERNEST HEMINGWAY: The Writer in Context
(Madison, Wisconsin): The University of Wisconsin Press, (1984). 0299097404 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Sill in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
A collection of twelve original essays, grouped by theme, that offer a new appreciation of Ernest Hemingway's life and art. Includes an essay by Tom Stoppard. 246 pages; list of contributors; and an index. 
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497 (Hemingway, Ernest). Raines, Charles ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S THE SUN ALSO RISES: A Critical Commentary
New York: American R.D.M. Corporation Publishers, (1967). First edition. Trade Paperback. Very nearly fine and unread in bright stapled wraps. 64 pages, frontispiece photograph of Hemingway, biographical information, summary of characters, suggested study topics, and a bibliography. 
A volume in the Study*Master Chapter Notes and Critical Commentaries series. A concise plot review, analysis and appraisal, and critical views of Hemingway's 1926 novel THE SUN ALSO RISES, considered by many critics to be his finest long work. 
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498 (Hemingway, Ernest). Samuels, Lee A HEMINGWAY CHECK LIST
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. B0006ASMY0 First edition, later state. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in tan cloth with black spine lettering; no dust jacket, as issued. 
With an introduction by Hemingway. 63 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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499 (Hemingway, Ernest). Sulzberger, Cyrus THE RESISTENTIALISTS
New York: Harper & Brothers, (1962). B0007E1G20 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Two patches of abrasion to the front endsheets, else near fine in café au lait cloth over ivory boards; in an age-toned, illustrated dust jacket with a faint sticker ghost to upper corner of front panel, shallow nicking, light wear and rubbing. 
Trio of factional tales of die-hard opponents of fascism--most notably perhaps, Michel Dupont, Hemingway's WWII driver and bodyguard. Sultzberger quoted from Hemingway's letters without permission, and the book was withdrawn before it was released. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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500 (Hemingway, Ernest; Fitzgerald, F. Scott). Donaldson, Scott HEMINGWAY VS. FITZGERALD: The Rise and Fall of a Literary Friendship
Woodstock, New York: The Overlook Press, (1999). 0879517115 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 316 pages. 
Donaldson traces the friendship of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, which was a powerful mix of admiration, jealousy, and liquor, and connects the two authors with some crucial people of the time including fellow writers Gertrude Stein and John Dos Passos. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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