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601 (Kinnell, Galway). Calhoun, Richard J. GALWAY KINNELL
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805739556 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A study of the work and life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author, placing him in the tradition of Theodore Roethke and Robert Lowell. 142 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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602 (Kipling, Rudyard). Orel, Harold CRITICAL ESSAYS ON RUDYARD KIPLING
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall & Co., (1989). 0816187673 First edition. In the Critical Essays on British Literature series. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-stamped maroon over beige cloth, with the shadow of a sticker to rear board; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Sampler of published criticism about this enduring and enduringly controversial author. Grouped into sections devoted to Kipling's poetry, Kipling's India, and approaches to his mature work. With an introduction and concluding essay by Orel. Indexed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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603 (Kipling, Rudyard). Seymour-Smith, Martin RUDYARD KIPLING
New York: St. Martin's Press/A Thomas Dunne Book, (1990). 0312039255 First U.S. edition, first printing. With a new foreword by the author. Hardcover. Faint spotting to lower page edges, thus nearly fine, in black boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, if mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Seymour-Smith maintains that Kipling was a repressed homosexual who feared his sadomasochistic and other erotic impulses...and offers close readings of neglected stories as well as of the novels and children's books."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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604 (Kipling, Rudyard; Haggard, H. Rider). Leibfried, Philip RUDYARD KIPLING AND SIR HENRY RIDER HAGGARD ON SCREEN, STAGE, RADIO AND TELEVISION
Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (2000). 0786407077 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in laminated, photo-pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Large octavo. 214 pages, including index and bibliography. Illustrated with film stills reproduced intext. 
Each literary work by these two premiere purveyors of exotic adventure yarns is summarized and followed by a complete filmography and analysis. Separate sections provide information on adaptations created for the radio, stage, and television. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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605 (Kirkwood, John Gamble). Salsburg, Z. W., editor JOHN KIRKWOOD GAMBLE, COLLECTED WORKS: THEORY OF SOLUTIONS
New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Very slight soiling to the covers, otherwise a near fine copy; no dust jacket. 
Part of the Documents on Modern Physics series. 302 pages, appendices, comments. Figures, tables and equations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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606 (Klein, Norma). Phy, Allene Stuart PRESENTING NORMA KLEIN
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs, this bio-critical study of the popular young adult writer is based on lengthy interviews with Klein, and is supplemented by notes, a bibliography and an index. 
MOM, THE WOLFMAN AND ME, ANGEL FACE, BIZOU and SUNSHINE are among Klein's controversial and groundbreaking works examined. In the Twayne series of Young Adult Authors (TUSAS 538). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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607 (Kleist, Heinrich von). Maass, Joachim KLEIST: A Biography
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). 374181624 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with an area of darkening (soiling?) to front cover, in a dust jacket with a closed edge tear to upper front flap. Jacket portrait of Kleist by Maurice Sendak. 
Kleist, a playwright long in the shadow of Goethe, is given a new assessment by Maass, with emphasis on his modern aspects, and his desire to portray life as he found it, unsettling and absurd. Eight pages of photographs, indexes of works and names. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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608 (Konigsburg, E.L.) Hanks, Dorrel Thomas, Jr. E.L. KONIGSBURG
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. Frontispiece photo-portrait of Konigsburg. 
Critical biography of the award-winning juvenile author. Twayne's United States Author Series #608. Bibliography, index, notes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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609 (Koontz, Dean R.) Axton, David PRISON OF ICE
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1976). 0397011822 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a near fine, mildly rubbed black dust jacket with a small snagged crease and two tiny associated tears to the lower front panel. 
Dean Koontz's pseudonymous Arctic thriller that in his own words was, "a hommage to Alistair MacLean." Later revised and published as ICEBOUND. A nice copy of this elusive early novel. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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610 (Kraink, Ardis). Skrebneski, Victor, photographer BRAVI: LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO
New York/London/Paris: Abbeville Press Publishers, (1994). 1558597719 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in photo-decorated boards; in photo-illustrated dust jacket that shows a short, jagged tear to upper rear flap. Large quarto. This copy fondly inscribed and SIGNED by the Lyric Opera's general director Ardis Kraink. 
Commemorative volume celebrates 40 years of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, with portrait gallery by Skrebneski of 11 singers, a collection of production photos taken by Dan Rest and Tony Romano, and articles by John Von Rhein and Andrew Porter. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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611 (Kramer, Larry). Mass, Lawrence D., editor WE MUST LOVE ONE ANOTHER OR DIE: The Life and Legacies of Larry Kramer
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1997). 0312177046 First edition. Hardcover. Fine with a tiny spot of soiling to the lower paper edges; in a photo-pictoral dust jacket with very small crease to the upper fold between the front panel and flap. Notes on contributors and index. 
A collection of essays by twenty-three writers that investigates the life, work, and politics of the playwright (THE NORMAL HEART), gay rights and AIDS activist, and founder of ACT-UP. Contributors include Tony Kushner and Calvin Trillin. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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612 (Kurtzman, Harvey). Bray, Glenn THE ILLUSTRATED HARVEY KURTZMAN INDEX
Sylmar, California: Glenn Bray, (1976). First edition: a trade paperback original; limited to 1,000 copies. Trade Paperback. Hint of wear at spine ends and folds, else a fine copy in color-illustrated wraps. Cover by Kurtzman and Jay Lynch. 117 pages, plus index. 
Lovingly assembled illustrated bibliography of the mad works (art and text) of one of the least known yet most influential mid-century pop culture phenomenons. Divided into ten categories, with repros of Harvey's work on virtually every page. Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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613 (Lacy, Ed). Zinberg, Len WHAT D'YA KNOW FOR SURE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947. B0007ENL8C First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor creasing to the spine, mild soiling to the covers, bookseller's name and address faintly stamped to the lower front pastedown, else about near fine, in beige cloth with green spine titles; lacking the dust jacket. 
A "tough and tender novel of Hollywood" by the author best known for the pseudonymous Touissaint Moore mystery series which he wrote as "Ed Lacy." As Lacy, Zinberg won an Edgar for ROOM TO SWING (1957). Jacket by Bill English. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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614 (Ladd, Alan). Linet, Beverly LADD: The Life, The Legend, The Legacy of Alan Ladd
New York: Arbor House, (1979). 0877952035 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Octavo. 294 pages; filmography, radio credits, and an index. Illustrated with over sixty photographs, many of them never before published. 
Beverly Linet's revealing biography of Alan Ladd is based on hundreds of interviews with Ladd's family, friends, associates and confidants, and on Linet's fifteen-year personal knowledge of the actor. A flawless copy! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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615 (Lamb, Charles). Courtney, Winifred F. YOUNG CHARLES LAMB, 1775-1802
New York and London: New York University Press, 1982. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light wear to the covers, else a near fine copy showing a very small area of erasure to the front free endpaper which has removed some of the color; in a pictorial dust jacket with just a whisper of wear to the extremities. Illustrated. 
Detailed, sympathetic chronicle of the early years of the celebrated essayist, critic, and eccentric. Courtney has unearthed some early unsigned articles by Lamb, including his first known published essay, reprinted here. Bibliography, notes, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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616 (Lancaster, Osbert). Boston, Richard OSBERT: A Portrait Of Osbert Lancaster
London: Collins, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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617 (Lansdale, Joe R.) Slater, Ray TEXAS NIGHT RIDERS
New York City: Leisure Books, (1983). 0843920238 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Unobtrusive bookstore stamp to a preliminary page, mild wear to the edges, very superficial reader's creases, else a near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
Pulpish Western paperback original, penned by Lansdale under the Ray Slater rubric, and SIGNED to the title-page thus, "Ray Slater alias--Joe R. Lansdale (his own self)." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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618 (Lantz, Walter). Adamson, Joe; Capra, Frank, introduction THE WALTER LANTZ STORY: with Woody Woodpecker & Friends
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1985). 0399130969 First edition. SIGNED, inscribed, and dated by Lantz, with an original drawing of Woody Woodpecker, to the front free endpaper. Hardcover. Slight crimp to the heel of the spine, else very nearly fine; in a fine color photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Illustrated with b&w photos, sketches, movie stills, this is a highly entertaining biography of the development of the famous animator, producer, and philanthropist, as well as an account of the growth of the cartoon into a multimillion dollar industry. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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619 (Laski, Harold). Zylstra, Bernard FROM PLURALISM TO COLLECTIVISM: The Development of Harold Laski's Political Thought
Assen, The Netherlands: Van Gorcum & Comp. N.V., 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; in a near fine lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
236 pages; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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620 (Lawrence, D.H.) Carter, Frederick D.H. LAWRENCE AND THE BODY MYSTICAL
London: Denis Archer, (1932). B0006AM188 First edition, first printing: limited edition, one of 250 numbered copies produced. Hardcover. Very good: faint offsetting to endsheets, two small chips to upper edges of boards, tiny nick to front cover at spine; lacking glassine dust jacket. 63 pages. 
Essay by the writer, painter and mystic--and friend of Lawrence; partly analytical, partly biographical, the piece explores how "all Lawrence's philosophy was deeply affected by the idea of the mystical body." Frontisportrait of Lawrence by Carter. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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621 (Lawrence, D.H.) Edwards, Duane THE RAINBOW: A Search for New Life
Boston: Twayne Publishers/A Division of G.K. Hall, (1990). 0805794018 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket featuring ''Riverbank'' by Paul Cezanne. 121 pages, including index, notes, bibliography. 
Full-length study devoted to this once controversial novel, now widely hailed as one of Lawrence's masterpieces. Edwards discusses the novel's critical reception, its literary and historical context, and identifies it as a key 20th century work. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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622 (Lawrence, D.H.) Humma, John B. METAPHOR IN MEANING IN D.H. LAWRENCE'S LATER NOVELS
Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, (1990). 0826207421 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Bibliography, index. 116 pages. 
By examining Lawrence's finely orchestrated strategies with language, especially metaphor, Humma argues that a number of the longer works--from AARON'S ROD on and including the posthumously published THE VIRGIN AND THE GYPSY--are small masterpieces. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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623 (Lawrence, D.H.) Moore, Harry T.; Schorer, Mark, introduction POSTE RESTANTE: A Lawrence Travel Calendar
Berkeley and Los Angeles: The University of California Press. 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with titles in gilt to the spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket. An attractive copy. 
A "geographical biography" giving a complete account of D.H. Lawrence's daily whereabouts from 1912 until his death in 1930. This copy is warmly inscribed to Mercedes McCambridge and Fletcher Markle and SIGNED by Ruth and Mark Schorer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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624 (Lawrence, D.H.) United States District Court Southern District of New York CIVIL 147-187 Opinion: GROVE PRESS, INC., AND READER'S SUBSCRIPTION --against-- ROBERT K. CHRISTENBERRY, individually and as Postmaster of the City of New York
(New York, 3, N.Y.): The Reader's Subscription, [no date]. Offprint issue: a chapbook. Very faint offsetting to covers, a nice, nearly fine copy, in printed, stapled wraps. 30 pages. 
Chapbook issue of the landmark judgement in the celebrated obscenity trial brought by Grove Press against the New York Postmaster for his refusal to allow the unexpurgated LADY CHATTERLY'S LOVER to be sent via the mails. The court found for the plaintiff. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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625 (Lawrence, D.H.). Buckley, William K. LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER: Loss and Hope
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805794328 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Girl with a Sheet'' by Sidney Goodman. Chronology of Lawrence's life and works, notes, bibliography, index. 
An analysis of Lawrence's controversial 1928 novel, that was banned in Great Britain and America for years. Buckley argues that the themes, fear of intimacy, denial of sexuality, and the loss of connection with the natural world are still relevant today. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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626 (Lawrence, D.H.). Ross, Charles L. WOMEN IN LOVE: A Novel of Mythic Realism
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in illustrated dust jacket. With frontispiece portrait of Lawrence. 
The first full-length study of WOMEN IN LOVE to make use of Lawrence's manuscripts. With notes, bibliography and index. Number 65 in Twayne's Masterwork Studies. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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627 (Lawrence, T.E.) Allen, M.D. THE MEDIEVALISM OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1991). 0271006730 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a near fine dust jacket which shows a sticker shadow to lower front panel. 
Investigates the influence Lawrence's interest in medieval life and literature had on his attitudes toward life and--in content, theme, and diction--on his masterpiece, SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM. 220 pages, including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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628 (Lawrence, T.E.) Brown, Malcolm; Cave, Julia A TOUCH OF GENIUS: The Life of T.E. Lawrence
New York: Paragon House, (1989). 155782032 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine titling; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Small quarto. 233 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
Using many sources unavailable to earlier Lawrence biographers, including previously unpublished letters, the authors offer "a portrait not of Lawrence the hero, nor of Lawrence the knave, but of T.E. Lawrence himself, heroism, quirks, and all." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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629 (Lawrence, T.E.) Edited by A.W. Lawrence LETTERS TO T.E. LAWRENCE
London: Jonathan Cape, (1964). Second impression, with corrections mainly by Audrey Sutherland: so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Fine, in ochre cloth with gilt spine lettering and devices; in a very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket, showing some fading to the spine panel, some light wear and rubbing. 216 pages, including index. 
Selected by Lawrence's brother ("from the very large number preserved"), including letters from A.J. Balfour, Gertrude Bell, Edmund Blunden, Wilfred Scawen Blunt, Robert Bridges, Wells, Buchan, Churchill, Coward, Forster, Shaw, Pound, and Augustus John. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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630 (Lawrence, T.E.) Hart, Liddell COLONEL LAWRENCE: THE MAN BEHIND THE LEGEND
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. 1934. First U.S. edition, first printing. With a frontispiece portrait of Lawrence from a drawing by Augustus John. Hardcover. Good with fading to spine and front cover gilt, some shelf wear and abrasion at corners, corners lightly bumped, back hinge split but holding; no dust jacket. 
A biographical study of the man commonly known today as Lawrence of Arabia. Maps and illustrations. 382 pages, including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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631 (Lawrence, T.E.) Hyde, H. Montgomery SOLITARY IN THE RANKS: Lawrence of Arabia as Airman and Private Soldier
New York: Atheneum, 1978. 0689108486 First U.S. edition, first printing. With a Foreword by Viscount Trenchard, MC. Hardcover. Whisper of fading to endsheets, else fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine stamping, lime-green upper-page-edge tint; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket, showing mild age-toning and some fading to the spine panel. 
Account of Lawrence's career in the ranks of the RAF and the Royal Tank Corps; based upon the remarkable correspondence between Lawrence and Trenchard. [291] pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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632 (Le Carre, John). David Monaghan SMILEY'S CIRCUS: A Guide To the Secret World of John Le Carre
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (1986). 0312730144 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Tall octavo. 207 pages; index. Illustrated with photographic plates and maps. 
With Who's Who biographical entries on major and minor characters and key locations involved, Monaghan captures the essence of Le Carre--digging deep into the psychology and motivation of the work. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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633 (Lea, Tom). North, Alex, composer WONDERFUL COUNTRY
New York: United Artists Records, 1959. UAL 4050. Mint long-playing monaural record album; in photo-pictorial album sleeve. 
Original score by North for the motion picture based upon Tom Lea's novel; the movie starred Robert Mitchum, Julie London, and introduced Leroy "Satchel" Paige to the silver screen. Screenplay by Robert Ardrey. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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634 (LEAF BOOKS). (Bewick, Thomas). Borden, John W. & Kreuger, Janet THOMAS BEWICK & THE FABLES OF AESOP
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1983. First edition, one of 518 copies. Publication #175. Large quarto. Hardcover. Very fine in brown boards and paper spine label; in undecorated cream-colored dust wrapper. A pair of essays, the first, a biographical sketch of illustrator/engraver Bewick, and the second, a history of his FABLES OF AESOP. With a note on references. 
Tipped in are an original LEAF from the first edition (1818), and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings; with nine additional in-text illustrations from the first edition, and frontispiece portrait of Bewick. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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635 (Lee, John Doyle). Cleland, Robert Glass & Brooks, Juanita, editors A MORMON CHRONICLE: The Diaries of John D. Lee 1848-1876: Volume II
San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1955. First edition. Volume II only of the two-volume set. Hardcover. Near fine in brown cloth with gilt spine titles on a red panel, map endpapers; in a somewhat nicked and soiled printed dust jacket. Tall octavo. Volume II: 480 pages; index; color frontispiece & 1 plate. 
Volume II only of the five previously unpublished diaries of John D. Lee, "one of the most tragic, controversial, and enigmatic figures in the history of the West." Lee’s diaries constitute a valuable chronicle of early Mormon settlement of Utah. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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636 (Lee, Robert E.). Freeman, Douglas Southall LEE'S LIEUTENANTS: A Study in Command: Volume One: Manassas to Malvern Hill; Volume Two: Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville; Volume Three: Gettysburg to Appomattox
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943-1944. First Edition, later printings. Three volume set. Black cloth with gilt lettering and rules to the front cover and spine. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the endpapers, else a near fine, clean set; lacking the dust jackets. 
2395 pages, twenty-four illustrations, one hundred seven maps, manuscript sources, short title indexes, and general indexes. "massively documented, movingly written, highly authoritative, and faintly smug."--Allan Nevins. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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637 (Lee, Robert E.). Freeman, Douglas Southall LEE'S LIEUTENANTS: A Study in Command: Volume One: Manassas to Malvern Hill; Volume Two: Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville; Volume Three: Gettysburg to Appomattox
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942-1944. First Edition, first and later printings. Three volume set. Black cloth with gilt lettering and rules to the front cover and spine. Hardcover. Spot of stain to the top page edge of Volume I, which also shows a few minor stains and mild wear, else the set is very good to near fine; in near fine, illustrated dust jackets with minor edge wear and nicks. 
2395 pages, twenty-four illustrations, one hundred seven maps, manuscript sources, short title indexes, and general indexes. Volume 1 has been SIGNED by Douglas Southall Freeman. Volume II is a later printing. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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638 (Leopold II, King). Ascherson, Neal THE KING INCORPORATED: Leopold II in the Age of Trusts
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1963). B0006DAYCK First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint soiling to the upper page edges, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket, which appears to have been trimmed at the upper edge by about 1/4 inch. 310 pages, bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
A biography of the King of Belgium in the late nineteenth century, who made his country rich and a cultural leader, but achieved this on the forced labor of the people of the Congo. Frontispiece b&w photograph of Leopold and thirty b&w plates. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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639 (Lessing, Doris). Taylor, Jenny, edited by NOTEBOOKS / MEMOIRS / ARCHIVES: Reading and Rereading Doris Lessing
Boston, London, Melbourne and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1982). 0710090331 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in gilt-lettered black boards; in a fine, if age-toned, dust jacket. 251 pages, including bibliography, index. 
Critical essays by a number of different commentators, placed in political and biographical context by the editor's introduction, spanning Lessing's career up to CANOPUS IN ARGUS, including studies of A MAN AND TWO WOMEN, THE GOLDEN NOTEBOOK, more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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640 (Levertov, Denise). Wagner-Martin, Linda CRITICAL ESSAYS ON DENISE LEVERTOV
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall & Co., (1990). 0816188998 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of rubbing and a whisper of soiling, else a fine copy in blue shelfback over beige cloth covers; no dust jacket, as issued. 281 pages, including index. 
At the time of its release, this volume was the most comprehensive collection of essays every published on this important contemporary American poet. With two original essays (by Jerome Mazzaro and Wager-Martin); introduction by Wagner-Martin. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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641 (Lewis, Sinclair). Love, Glen A. BABBITT: An American Life
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805794409 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Political Drama'' by Robert Delaunay. Chronology of Lewis' life and works, notes and references, bibliography, index. 
Lewis's attack on middle-class commercialism is analyzed in terms of its place in American literary realism and within a historical context. Love discusses the work's use of satire and symbolism to create a mocking, but profound, appeal to the nation. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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642 (Lewton, Val). Telotte, J.P. DREAMS OF DARKNESS: Fantasy and Films of Val Lewton
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, (1985). 0252011546 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"An exceptional work of film analysis. Illuminates the shadowy world of Lewton's famous RKO films and provides important new perspectives on the horror film genre."--Richard B. Jewell. 223 pages, indexed. Illustrated. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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643 (Lincoln, Abraham). Bacheller, Irving FATHER ABRAHAM: A Tale of the Last Years of Abraham Lincoln
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1925). First edition. Hardcover. Bookplate to front pastedown and owner name to front free endsheet, else a near fine copy in orange cloth, with minor bumps to upper front cover and lower corner tip; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with very light nicks, tiny edge tears. 
A historical novel from the author of EBEN HOLDEN about the final years of Lincoln from the late 1850s to his death, which follows him from his home in Springfield and journeys with him to Washington and his turbulent, epochal Presidency. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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644 (Lincoln, Abraham). Frazier, Carl & Rosalie THE LINCOLN COUNTRY IN PICTURES
New York: Hastings House Publishers, (1963). 0803842384 First edition. Small square octavo. Hardcover. Very light shelfwear, else near fine in blue cloth; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild rubbing to the panels, and wear to the shelf edges and the spine panel. 96 pages, one hundred and seven b&w photographs, and a brief chronology. 
A book that recreates the world of Lincoln in his youth, through photographs of the farm where he was born, the reconstructed town of New Salem, Illinois where he matured, and the city of Springfield where he served in Congress. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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645 (Lincoln, Abraham). Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas, compiled by THE LINCOLN TREASURY
Chicago/New York/Toronto: Wilcox & Follett Co., (1950). B0006ASFVA First edition, first printing. 372 pages; bibliography; chronology; first cabinet; and index. Hardcover. Short, minor ink mark to lower page edges, near fine in fresh, red-clay linen with gilt titles to brown panels to the front cover and spine; in a well-preserved, near fine dust jacket with very short shelf-edge tears and light wear at shelf-extremities. 
Square quarto. A delightful collection of Lincoln's wit, wisdom and philosophy arranged by subject categories for easy reference and favorite readings. Enhanced with 8 b&w photo-plates and with ink drawings by Harold D. Hoopes and William L Marsh. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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646 (Lincoln, Abraham). Riddle, Donald W. CONGRESSMAN ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Urbana: University of Illinois, 1957. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading to the extremities, else near fine in blue cloth with silver spine titles; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that is lightly shelfworn and mildly rubbed. Octavo. 280 pages; bibliography and an index. 
Studies the career of Congressman Lincoln. "...it will be of immense value to students of Lincoln and seems...likely to remain a standard work."--Library Journal. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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647 (Lincoln, Abraham). Roscoe, Theodore THE WEB OF CONSPIRACY: The Complete Story Of The Men Who Murdered Abraham Lincoln
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1960). Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a very good plus, illustrated dust jacket with shelfwear including light chipping and tears. Thick octavo. 562 pages including an appendix, bibliography, and index. Illustrated. 
The dramatic story of the murder of Abraham Lincoln involving the whole complex cast of characters involved in Lincoln's assassination, written by an official historian for the U.S. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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648 (Lindbergh, Charles). Ross, Walter S. THE LAST HERO: Charles A. Lindbergh
New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1976). 0060136669 Revised and enlarged edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of soiling to page edges, near fine in grey linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly rubbed dust jacket with a few very tiny shelf-edge tears. 400 pages; afterword; sources; notes; and index. 
Ross offer insights gathered from extensive research, into the man behind the myths in this account of Lindbergh's life. Enhanced with 26 photos on b&w plates. "A fair and thoughtful biography of a grossly misunderstood man."--New Republic. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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649 (Lindsay, David). Wilson, Colin THE HAUNTED MAN: The Strange Genius of David Lindsay
San Bernardino, California: R. Reginald/The Borgo Press, 1979. 0893700037 First edition, limited issue: #40 of 50 numbered copies SIGNED by author Colin Wilson. An additional 12 copies were lettered. Hardcover. Fine, in red imitation leather with gilt stamping; in a fair dust jacket with substantial insect nibbling to rear panel, folds, extremities. Volume Twenty of the Milford Series of Popular Writers of Today. 
An expanded version of Wilson's essay, "Lindsay as Novelist and Mystic" originally seen in the anthology THE STRANGE GENIUS OF DAVID LINDSAY (1970). 63 pages. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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650 (Lively, Penelope). Moran, Mary Hurley. PENELOPE LIVELY
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Close readings of Lively's adult novels, such as 1987 Booker Prize winner MOON TIGER, and a survey of her children's fiction. Twayne's English Authors Series #503. Photographs of Lively on cover and frontispiece. 169 pages with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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651 (Livesay, Dorothy). Thompson, Lee Briscoe DOROTHY LIVESAY
Boston, Massachusetts: Twayne Publishers, (1987) First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
The first published study of the Canadian author's life and works, addressing her early lyric poetry, her socially commited writings, and her prose. Cloth. 177 pages with a bibliography, chronology and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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652 (Livingstone, David). Northcott, Cecil DAVID LIVINGSTONE: His Triumph, Decline and Fall
Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, (1973). 0664209807 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in ochre cloth; in a near fine price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with a tiny interior snag to the front panel, a closed edge tear to the upper rear panel. 
A biography of the explorer and missionary who was missing in Africa until Stanley found him. 140 pages, frontispiece b&w photograph of Livingstone, four maps (two are fold-outs), sources, financial footnote, and an index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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653 (Lobel, Arnold). Shannon, George ARNOLD LOBEL
Boston, Massachusetts: Twayne Publishers, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. Jacket photo and frontispiece photo of Lobel. 
Definitive study of the Caldecott-winning author/illustrator, creator of the FROG AND TOAD series. Bibliography, notes, index. Twayne US Authors Series #552. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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654 (London, Jack). Johnston, Carolyn JACK LONDON--An American Radical?
Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (1984). 0313244642 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with titles in silver; no dust jacket issued. 
Octavo. 205 pages; bibliography and index. Frontispiece portrait. Contributions in Political Science, Number 117. "A well-researched overview of London's socialist thought and activities."--Clarice Stasz. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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655 (London, Jack). Sinclair, Andrew JACK: A Biography of Jack London
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1977). 0060138998 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in red-orange cloth with glack spine stamping; in a fine, as-new, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. 
"Sinclair's splendid biography of Jack London is a true contribution to literary biography, as well as superb writing on a figure who continues to be of the first importance in world literature."--James Dickey. 297 pages, indexed. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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656 (Long, Earl K.) McCaughan, Richard SOCKS ON A ROOSTER: Louisiana's Earl K. Long
Baton Rouge: Claitor's Book Store, 1967. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus in sturdy blue cloth with spine and cover titles in yellow; in a very good, shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with nicks, tears, foxing, rubbing, and soiling. Octavo. 296 pages; appendices and an index. 
Political biography of Earl Kemp Long, former Governor of Louisiana and the younger brother of Huey. Contains a black-and-white photographic section at the rear. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author to the front pastedown endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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657 (Longstreet, Stephen). Weiner, Henri CRIME ON THE CUFF
New York: William Morrow & Co., 1936. First edition. In black boards lettered in red to front cover, with titles and silhouette device to spine; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Several splashes of bleaching to top-edge coloring, former owner's signature to front free endpaper, else a near fine copy ; in dust jacket with pale dampstaining to the edges, short edge tears and signficant associated creasing, a few tiny nicks. 
Longstreet's debut and the only mystery published under his real name introduces one-armed sleuth John Brass, former Secret Service man who is also a popular cartoonist, creator of the comic strip, "Georgie the G-Man." Aka: THE CASE OF THE SEVERED SKULL. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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658 (Lonsdale, Freddy). Donaldson, Frances FREDDY LONSDALE
Melbourne/London/Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd, (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
A biography of one of the London theatre's most important wits and playwrights. Donaldson discusses the life and work of the man who wrote over twenty plays and musicals that were produced in London in the first half of the 20th century. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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659 (Loren, Sophia). Harris, Warren G. SOPHIA LOREN: A Biography
(New York, NY): Simon & Schuster, (1998). 0684802732 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Screen legend Sophia Loren has led a colorful life, and Harris's presentation of it makes for entertaining reading."--LJ. 399 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on a coated stock insert gallery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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660 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Compiled and published by Walter John Coates HARVEST: A Sheaf of Poems from Driftwind
North Montpelier, Vermont: The Driftwind Press, 1933. First edition, first printing. One of 150 (of 225) copies printed in limp covers. Hardcover. Trace of soiling to the covers, else near fine in harvest gold textured self-wraps with a black embossed pumpkin patch illustration, titles, decoration and rules to the front cover. Small octavo. 57 pages. 
This anthology selects poems that appeared in various issues of "Driftwind" from April, 1926 to May, 1933. Collects H.P. Lovecraft's short poem "The Canal." Attractively printed from hand-set type and printed on fine quality grey paper. Quite scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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661 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Lumley, Brian ELYSIA: The Coming of Cthulhu
Buffalo, New York: W. Paul Ganley, Publisher, 1989. 0932445349 First edition, deluxe SIGNED issue, copy number 9 of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by Lumley and by Stephen Fabian, the illustrator. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket; housed in a fine black paper-over-boards slipcase. 
Horror adventure novel "is the ultimate sequel to the author's 'Dreamland' and 'Theem'hdra' tales, and his Crow/DeMarigny books." Illustrated in black-and-white by Stephen Fabian. Inscribed to sf illustrator Jim Pianfetti by the publisher. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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662 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Lumley, Brian ELYSIA: The Coming of Cthulhu
Buffalo, New York: W. Paul Ganley, Publisher, 1989. 0932445349 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Horror adventure novel "is the ultimate sequel to the author's 'Dreamland' and 'Theem'hdra' tales, and his Crow/DeMarigny books." Illustrated in black-and-white by Stephen Fabian. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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663 (Lovecraft, H.P.) McConnell, Paul; Sutton, Neal, illustrator THE THING AT THE THRESHOLD
(Oakland, CA): Chaosium Inc., 1992. 0933635907 First edition, first printing: a large-format paperback original. Call of Cthulhu #2639. Mass market paperback. Fine, in slick, illustrated wraps. Cover painting by John T. Snyder. 
For Call of Cthulhu 1920s. A chain of unsettling events over the past ten years leads to wholesale madness. A complete campaign in three chapters; detailed background for important characters, extensive, deluxe player handouts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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664 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Shea, Michael FAT-FACE
Seattle, Washington: The Axolotl Press, (1987). First edition, one of 500 clothbound, numbered copies SIGNED by Shea and by introducer, Karl Edward Wagner. This is #120. Hardcover. Very mild bump to top edge of front cover, else a fine copy in gilt-stamped black cloth; in illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Donna Gordon. 
A Chthulu Mythos story from the World Fantasy Award-winning author of IN YANA, THE TOUCH OF UNDYING, offered in Pulphouse's neat little SIGNED limited release. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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665 (Lovecraft, H.P.) Van Hise, James, editor THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF H.P. LOVECRAFT
Yucca Valley, California: James Van Hise, 1999. First edition, first printing. 2,000 copies issued. Oversized paperback. Very fine in illustrated wraps. Large quarto. Studded with scores of b&w illustrations: reproductions of artwork from pulp and book publications, pages from Lovecraft's sketchbook, original title page art by John Keegan and color cover by Robert Knox. 
Treasure trove of Lovecraftiana; essays, articles, eclectic and arcane, by various contributors including Will Murray, August Derleth, S.T. Joshi, John Brunner, Robert Weinberg, and others. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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666 (Lovecraft, H.P.) von Sholly, Pete Signed Giclee Portrait of HPL

13x19-inch digital format poster in full color, SIGNED by artist Pete von Sholly. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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667 (Lovell, Tom). Text by Don Hedgpeth and Walt Reed THE ART OF TOM LOVELL: An Invitation to History
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1993). 0688126456 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Quarto. 160 pages. List of plates. Over 100 pages of illustrations in full color. 
"A commercial artist who started out sketching in the 1930s for pulp magazines, Lovell advanced to the glossier "slicks" in the 1950s and has since specialized in Old West, Plains Indian, and Civil War themes."--Gilbert Taylor. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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668 (Lowe, Joseph). Rosa, Joseph G. & Koop, Waldo E. ROWDY JOE LOWE: Gambler with a Gun
Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, (1989). 0806122285 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
This scrupulously researched, carefully annotated biography of the gambler and saloonkeeper affords a fascinating view into the frontier world of smoke-filled brothels, bars, and gambling houses. Illustrated with photographs, indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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669 (Lowell, Robert; Tate, Allen). Doreski, William THE YEARS OF OUR FRIENDSHIP: Robert Lowell & Allen Tate
Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1990. 0878054294 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. 
An enlightening study of the difficult friendship between two major modern poets. The material is drawn from previously published and unpublished correspondence. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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670 (Lowry, Malcolm). Kilgallin, Tony LOWRY
(Erin, Ontario): (Press Porcepic), 1973. First edition. The glue affixing the tissue-guard to the frontispiece has browned, a few mild creases and dents to the covers, else a near fine copy in a padded leatherette binding with titles and decorations in white; decorative endpapers. 
A scholarly study. 211 pages; with bibliography, appendices, and an index. Errata sheet laid in. The frontispiece, a photograph of Malcolm Lowry with Margerie (at Lieben, Bowen Island, B.C.), was taken by Earle Birney. Illustrations by Manly P. Hall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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671 (Lowry, Malcolm). Mota, Miguel & Tiessen, Paul, editors THE CINEMA OF MALCOLM LOWRY: A Scholarly Edition of Lowry's "Tender is the Night"
Vancouver, British Columbia University of British Columbia Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Notes, works cited, index. 
The novelist's filmscript for Fitzgerald's novel is here presented almost in its entirety (the original ran to 455 pp.)--as a key to Lowry's own fiction (especially UNDER THE VOLCANO) as well as a study of Fitzgerald, and a creative work in its own right. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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672 (Lucas, George). Baxter, John MYTHMAKER: The Life and Work of George Lucas
(New York): Spike/An Avon Book, (1999). 0380978334 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A biography based on exclusive interviews with the filmmaker's friends and collaborators. Crown octavo. 450 pages; notes, filmography, and an index. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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673 (Lugosi, Bela). Bojarski, Richard THE FILMS OF BELA LUGOSI
Secaucus, N.J.: The Citadel Press, (1980). 0806507160 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 256 pages. Illustrated with hundreds of photographs--including stills from all the films. 
The complete record of the life and career of Bela Lugosi by the noted film historian. Each of the distinguished actor's sixty-four Hollywood films is documented with synopses, casts, credits and selected reviews. Foreword by actress Carol Borland. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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674 (Lugosi, Bela; Frye, Dwight). Cushing, Tom THE DEVIL IN THE CHEESE: A Fantastic Comedy in Three Acts
New York City: Samuel French, 1927. First edition. Bound in green cloth lettered in black; in printed dust jacket. Illustrated with production photos printed on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. Whisper of shelfwear, suggestion of dust-soiling to top edge, else a remarkably clean, fine copy ; in a dust jacket that shows some rubbing, age-toning, especially to spine, shallow chipping to spine ends, overzealous price clip to front flap. Scarce! 
Stage fantasy which starred Fredric March, Bela Lugosi (a year before his Broadway DRACULA), and Dwight Frye (Renfield to Lugosi's Count in the film). Cushing co-authored LAUGH, CLOWN, LAUGH--basis for the Lon Chaney film. Splendid horror film item! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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675 (Lummis, Charles F.) Thompson, Mark AMERICAN CHARACTER: The Curious Life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and the Rediscovery of the Southwest
New York: Arcade Publishing, (2001). 1559705507 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 372 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with photographic plates reproduced on high-quality coated stock. 
A "colorful and compelling" biography of the crusading journalist, author of nearly two dozen books, editor of the influential political and literary magazine "Out West," Los Angeles city librarian, preserver of Spanish missions, Indian rights advocate... 
Price: 20.00 USD
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676 (Lurie, Alison). Costa, Richard Hauer ALISON LURIE
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first book-length study of Lurie's major work, such asTHE WAR BETWEEN THE TATES and the Pulitzer Prize-winning FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Twayne's United States Authors Series #602. 112 pages including an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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677 (Lynn, Fred). Libby, Bill FRED LYNN: Young star
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1977). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with mild creasing to the rear panel. 
A biography of the baseball player who became the first "Rookie of the Year" to also win the "Most Valuable Player" award in the major leagues. A volume from Putnam's Sports Shelf Biographies series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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678 (MacDonald, John D.) Shine, Walter & Jean SPECIAL CONFIDENTIAL REPORT, SUBJECT: TRAVIS MCGEE
(Florida): The Florida Center for the Book, 1987. First revised edition: A chapbook original. This copy SIGNED by the Shines to a flyleaf, with the salutation, ''For a Companion MacDonaldphile.'' Fine in slick, stapled illustrated wraps, 32 pages. Issued to commemorate the naming of Slip F-18, Bahia Mar Marina, the home of McGee's BUSTED FLUSH, as a Literary Landmark. 
A lighthearted, but also deliciously detailed compilation of McGee factoids, authored by the premiere McGee fan/chroniclers--arranged and presented as if it were a dossier prepared by a group of nameless special investigators. Great fun! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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679 (MacDonald, John D.) Shine, Walter & Jean SPECIAL CONFIDENTIAL REPORT, SUBJECT: TRAVIS MCGEE
Ft. Lauderdale/North Palm Beach; Bahia Mar Resort/The Shines' Cottage Industry 1992. Third edition: An oversized trade paperback original, 66 pages. SIGNED by authors Walter and Jean Shine. Trade Paperback. Faint spotting to inside rear cover, fore-edge, else fine in slick, stapled pictorial wraps. The first revised edition (1987) was printed to commemorate the naming of Slip F-18, Bahia Mar Marina, the home of McGee's BUSTED FLUSH, as a Literary Landmark. 
Larger format (8.5 x 11") version of the 1987 chapbook--this is an entertaining and informative MacDonald reference work rendered in the form of a data file compiled on subject McGee by a cadre of cloaked (color-coded) investigative agents. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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680 (Macdonald, Ross). Bruccoli, Matthew J. ROSS MACDONALD/ KENNETH MILLAR: A Descriptive Bibliography
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983. 0822934825 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gold embossed lettering; without dust jacket, as issued. New in shrinkwrap. 259 pages; appendix, and index. 
Includes facsimile illustrations of title-pages and dust jackets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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681 (Macdonald, Ross). Bruccoli, Matthew J. ROSS MACDONALD
San Diego, California: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1984). 0156790823 First edition: trade paperback issue. Hardcover. Covers and spine quite faded, else a very good plus copy in illustrated glossy wraps. Fully illustrated with portraits, facsimiles of manuscripts, and dust jacket and paperback art. 
Although Ross Macdonald's adult life was outwardly placid and uneventful, Matthew Bruccoli skillfully reveals him to be enigmatic and complex as the stories for which he is remembered. 147 pages; appendix, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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682 (Macdonald, Ross). Macdonald, John THE MOVING TARGET
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. 9997519493 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fading to spine, light wear and abrasion at spine ends and corner tips, dot of damp-fading to red-purple top-edge tint, scattered staining within; thus very good only; lacking dust jacket. 
The first Lew Archer novel--released as by John Macdonald, before Kenneth Millar had adopted "Ross" as his nom de noir; eventually filmed as HARPER with Paul Newman as the rechristened heir apparent to Marlowe and Spade. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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683 (Macdonald, Ross). Macdonald, John Ross THE IVORY GRIN
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint spotting to the top page edges, and the spine appears age-toned and mildly faded, else very good plus and clean; lacking the dust jacket 
The fourth Lew Archer novel, released in the wake of extravagant praise from, notably, Anthony Boucher, who had enthusiastically ranked Macdonald in the now universally acknowledged holy trinity of hard-boiled deities along with Hammett and Chandler. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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684 (Macdonald, Ross). Millar, Kenneth THE THREE ROADS
New York, N.Y.: Dell Publishing Company, [1951]. First edition thus: Dell Book #497; cover price, $.25. Tight solid, very good plus copy with some mild rubbing and faint creases at the extremities. Cover art by Robert Stanley shows a man and woman--unconscious or dead, the woman's sprawling, naked body strategically draped by the title banner. 
Macdonald's last novel under his own name, in a striking Dell mapback edition with sensational Stanley cover painting. Rear cover depicts "sunny California" with four insets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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685 (Macdonald, Ross). Nolan, Tom ROSS MACDONALD: A Biography
(New York): Scribner, (1999). 0684812177 First edition, first printing. Dated in the year of publication, inscribed and SIGNED by Nolan to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. With an introduction by Sue Grafton, notes, b&w photos and an index. 496 pp. 
"The first biography of a genre master who wrote 18 highly literate detective novels featuring southern California private eye Lew Archer and earned an enormous following among mainstream readers, academes, and literary celebrities."--Kirkus. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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686 (Machen, Arthur). Edited by Roger Dobson, Godfrey Brangham and R.A. Gilbert ARTHUR MACHEN: Selected Letters: The Private Writings of the Master of the Macabre
(Northamptonshire, England): The Aquarian Press, (1988). 0850307821 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Octavo. 256 pages; select bibliography. Illustrated with photos and a drawing. 
The first major assemblage of Arthur Machen's annotated correspondence spanning sixty years. Includes letters to his friends A.E. Waite, Colin Summerford, and John Gawsworth, as well additional letters to authors and publishers. Fascinating reading! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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687 (Macleish, Archibald). Donaldson, Scott ARCHIBALD MACLEISH: An American Life
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. 0395493269 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Massive, generously illustrated life of the extraordinary and much-honored American poet and public servant, author of the groundbreaking verse drama, J.B. Notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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688 (Madden, Owen Vincent). Nown, Graham THE ENGLISH GODFATHER
London: Ward Lock Limited, (1987). 0706365909 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 204 pages; bibliography. Illustrated with photos. 
Owen Vincent "Owney" Madden, born in Leeds, England, was a gangster and underworld boss in New York City in the 1920s. As a professional killer and gunman, he was wounded many times--he made large profits in bootlegging and nightclubs (Cotton Club). 
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689 (Magnin, Rabbi Edgar F.) Matthew, Brander, edited with introduction and notes THE SHORT-STORY: Specimens Illustrating Its Development
New York/Cincinnati/Chicago: American Book Company, (1907). First edition. Dated (Feb. 1911) ownership signature of [Rabbi] Edgar F. Magnin to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Top page edges lightly dust soiled, mild fading to the spine, else a near fine copy in maroon cloth lettered in the blind to the front cover; gilt titles and rules to the spine; no dust jacket. 399 pages; appendix. 
For nearly 69 years, Rabbi Magnin served his 2,500 family congregation at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Los Angeles. In addition, he ministered to a city, earning a reputation as "the father figure of Los Angeles." This is an early school text. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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690 (Mailer, Norman). Rollyson, Carl THE LIVES OF NORMAN MAILER
New York: Paragon House, (1991). 1557781931 Second printing of the first U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket decorated with a color photo-portrait of Mailer. 
"A low-keyed objective narrative of the novelist and journalist from enfant terrible to grizzled sexagenarian...A very good read."--Leon Edel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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691 (Mander, Jane). Turner, Dorothea JANE MANDER
New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., (1972). First edition. Twayne World Authors Series #178. Hardcover. Fine with gilt lettering and device to front cover and spine; in a printed dust jacket with a few small closed edge tears, mild soiling and rubbing. 164 pages, chronology, notes and references, bibliography, index. 
An appraisal of Mander's novels, who is generally considered to be New Zealand's first great fiction writer, from her debut novel THE STORY OF A NEW ZEALAND RIVER in 1920 through her death in 1949. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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692 (Manet, Edouard). Rand, Harry MANET'S CONTEMPLATION: At the Gare Saint-Lazare
Berkley, California: University of California Press, (1987). First edition. Octavo square. Hardcover. Remainder dot to lower edge, very slight shelfwear to lower edge, else near fine; in a dust jacket with very mild wear to spine ends, light creasing to upper edge near spine, small crease to rear flap upper edge, two scratches to front panel. 
Illustrated throughout in color and b&w, including frontispiece, on coated stock. Rand has studied Mamet's pattern of design and thought within THE GARE SAINT-LAZARE and established the reliability of the method by applying it to other paintings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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693 (Mansfield, Katherine). Daly, Saralyn R. KATHERINE MANSFIELD: Revised Edition
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1994). 0805770569 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A study of the Bloomsbury group author's work informed by a collection of letters between the author and her husband, editor and critic John Middleton Murray. Twayne's English Authors Series #23. 149 pages including bibliography and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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694 (Mantle, Mickey). Gallagher, Mark & Gallagher, Neil MICKEY MANTLE
New York/Philadelphia. Chelsea House Publishers, (1991). 079101181X First edition. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to the covers, else fine in illustrated laminated boards, issued without dust jacket. 64 pages, frontispiece photograph of Mantle, twenty-nine photographs, chronology, statistics, further reading, and an index. 
A volume in the Baseball Legends series. Introduction by Jim Murray. The life story of the late New York Yankee who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1974. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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695 (Martineau, Harriet). Arbuckle, Elisabeth Sanders, editor HARRIET MARTINEAU'S LETTERS TO FANNY WEDGEWOOD
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1983. 0804711461 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Octavo. 329 pages; index. 
In her youth, Harriet Martineau wrote a series of widely read novels of social instruction. Later she authored the first systematic methodological treatise in sociology. This annotated collection offers 121 previously published letters. 
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696 (Martinez, Maria). Peterson, Susan THE LIVING TRADITION OF MARIA MARTINEZ
Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International Ltd., (1977). 0870113194 First edition, special Southwest Museum issue, one of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. This is #470. Large quarto. Hardcover. One corner tip very lightly bumped, else a fine copy in clay-colored cloth in color photo-illustrated dust jacket. Genealogy, bibliography, comments on the plates, index. 
Lavishly illustrated oversized tribute to the Native American potter of the San Ildefonso pueblo and the ancient tradition she represents. With 337 plates printed on coated stock, many full-page, full-color, including vibrant two-page spread title page. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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697 (Marx, Groucho). Arce, Hector GROUCHO
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1979). 399120467 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. Jacket displays a wonderful color caricature of a cigar smoking Groucho by Samuel B. Whitehead. 541 pages; indexed. Illustrated with photographs. 
The definitive biography of the man behind the comedian who was truly a legend in his own time. Based on countless conversations with Groucho, access to his private papers, and hundreds of interviews with friends. 
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698 (Marx, Karl). Maguire, John MARX'S PARIS WRITINGS: An Analysis
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, (1973). 064945057 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 170 pages; appendices, notes, index. 
Maguire analyzes the contents of Marx's obscure "Paris Manuscripts" while also placing them in the context of his early work and discussing the relevance they have in different schools of Marxist thought. With an introduction by David McLellan. 
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699 (Marx, Karl). Suchting, W.A. MARX: An Introduction
New York & London: New York University Press, 1983. 0814778321 First U.S. edition. Near fine in wraps. 
242 pages; guide to further reading, further reading, index, principle references to Marx's writings. 
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700 (Marx, Karl). Walker, Angus MARX: His Theory and Its Context
London and New York: Longman, (1978). 058244196X First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Very mild age-toning to covers, else near fine in glossy wraps. 
An introductory and critical essay on the political economy of Karl Marx from the Politics as Economics series. 241 pages; references and notes; further reading; and index. 
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