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701 (Matheson, Richard). Rice, Jeff THE NIGHT STRANGLER
New York: Pocket Books, (1974). First edition, first printing. Pocket Books #78352. Mild rubbing and edgewear, else near fine in decorated wraps. 
PBO sequel to the Edgar-winning TV movie THE NIGHT STALKER leads intrepid, hard-bitten investigative reporter Carl Kolchak (memorably essayed by Darren McGavin) on an ungodly chase through Seattle. Matheson is cover-credited only for the screenplay. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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702 (Mathews, Harry). Leamon, Warren HARRY MATHEWS
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1984). 0805740082 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first full-scale critical study of Mathews, placing him in the traditions of Joyce, Eliot, Firbank and Graves. Twayne's United States Authors series #628. 127 pages; with an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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703 (Matisse, Henri). Barnes, Albert C. and De Mazia, Violette THE ART OF HENRI MATISSE
Merion, PA. The Barnes Foundation Press. (1978). Facs. reprint of 1933 edition. Very fine in wraps, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Octavo trade paperback. 
Illustrated with 151 half-tone reproductions, this is an in-depth review of the early 20th century French artist who, along with Picasso, established a new generation of bright, vivid, and form-based-on-color style of painting known as Fauvism. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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704 (Matthiessen, Peter). Dowie, William PETER MATTHIESSEN
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). 0805776354 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
An introduction to Matthiessen, founder of the PARIS REVIEW, and an in-depth study of virtually all his works. Twayne's United States Authors Series #587. 152 pages with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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705 (Maugham, W. Somerset). Curtis, Anthony THE PATTERN OF MAUGHAM: A Critical Portrait
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1974). 0241024811 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a bright fresh copy, in green boards with gilt spine stamping; in a mildly age-toned, price-clipped dust jacket. Portrait of Maugham to jacket and frontispiece by Edouard MacAvoy. 
On the centenary of Maugham's birth, Curtis takes a look W.S.M.'s work as a whole and discovers in it a remarkably coherent pattern as well as an astonishing versatility. Bibliography, notes, index. 
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706 (Maugham, W. Somerset). Loss, Archie K. OF HUMAN BONDAGE: Coming of Age in the Novel
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1990). 080578067X First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Cliff Dwellers'' by George Bellows. Chronology of Maugham's life and works, notes, bibliography, index. 
Maugham's novel of 1915, that follows the life of Philip Carey, is analyzed by Loss, who also discusses the film version. The text is viewed through the life story of the author, as well as the literary context of the pre-war period. 
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707 (Mauriac, Francois). O'Connell, David FRANCOIS MAURIAC REVISITED
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1995). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A lucid, jargon-free introduction to Mauriac, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, updating Maxwell Smith's well-received FRANCOIS MAURIAC. Twayne's World Author Series #844. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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708 (Mays, Willie). Grabowski, John WILLIE MAYS
New York/Philadelphia. Chelsea House Publishers, (1990). 0791011836 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 64 pages, frontispiece photograph of Mays, twenty-five photographs, chronology, statistics, further reading, and an index. 
A volume in the Baseball Legends series. Introduction by Jim Murray. The life story of the "Say Hey" kid who appeared in more All-Star Games--twenty-four--than any other player in history. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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709 (McCarthy, Mary). Gelderman, Carol MARY MCCARTHY: A Life
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A biography of the woman at the center of American intellectual life for over half a century, describing her four marriages, political awakening, and literary career. 430 pages with index. Out-of-print. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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710 (McKellen, Ian). Shakespeare, William RICHARD III
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Oblong quarto. Trade Paperback. A whisper of wear to the extremities, else an unread, fine copy in slick, color photo-pictorial wraps. This copy SIGNED by the Oscar-nominated actor/screenwriter to the front cover. 
Lavishly produced full-color photographic album of scenes from McKellen's adaptation of RICHARD III set in an imaginary fascist Europe and England of the 1930s. McKellen starred as Richard, and Jim Broadbent, Annette Bening, and Robert Downey co-starred. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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711 (McMullan, James). Glaser, Milton, introductory interviewer MCMULLAN: Revealing Illustrations
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Top corner tip slightly bumped, tiny spot of stain to the upper page edges, else near fine; dust jacket shows faint age-toning, very slight wear and soiling to extemities. 
Illustrated with b&w photos and sketches, and color repros of watercolors. A beautiful and useful guide for students and professionals who love graphic art, McMullan gives a step-by-step demonstration of his unique approach to the design process. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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712 (McNeile, Herman Cyril). Sapper THE RETURN OF BULLDOG DRUMMOND
(London): Hutchinson Library Services, (1975). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue composition binding with gilt spine titles; in a lightly rubbed, faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. 
Nifty re-issue of the Bulldog Drummond yarn which first appeared in 1932 from Hodder and Stoughton. Filmed as "Bulldog Drummond's Revenge" by Paramount with John Howard and John Barrymore. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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713 (Melville, Herman). Dryden, Edgar A. MELVILLE'S THEMATICS OF FORM: The Great Art of Telling the Truth
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1981). 0801826195 First trade paperback edition. Trade Paperback. Fine, in illustrated wraps. 
"This well-written, closely reasoned study...is not only a major work on Melville, but also a fresh inquiry inot the whole genre. Highly recommended."--Library Journal. 226 pages, including index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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714 (Melville, Herman). Miller, Edwin Haviland MELVILLE
New York: A Venture Book/George Braziller, Inc., (1975). 0807607878 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that exhibits some light rubbing and wear. 
"The fullest account of the Hawthorne-Melville relationship we have...it may well be one of the most delicate uses of psychobiographic method in nineteenth century American literary criticism."--Michael J. Colacurcio. 382 pages, including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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715 (Mencken, H.L.) Teachout, Terry THE SKEPTIC: A Life of H.L. Mencken
(New York): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2002). 006050281 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Teachout, who discovered and edited A SECOND MENCKEN CHRESTOMATHY, draws on the acidulous author's private papers to write this biography."--Library Journal. 410 pages; source notes, select bibliography, and an index. Photographic plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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716 (Mencken, H.L.). Alfred A. Knopf, editor MENCKENIANA: A Schimpflexikon
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Light rubbing to upper and lower spine extremities, very mild soiling to the covers, else very good plus to near fine in orange cloth with titles and devices on gilt panels and with rules to the front cover and spine, top page edges gilt; no dust jacket. 
A collection of articles gathered from newspapers, periodicals and pamphlets in which H.L. Mencken was the target of verbal slings and arrows. Mencken's harsh wit inspired a mountainous return of creatively spiked and venomous criticism. 132 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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717 (Menken, Adah Isaacs). Mankowitz, Wolf MAZEPPA: The Lives, Loves, and Legends of Adah Isaacs Menken
New York: Stein and Day, Publishers, (1982). 0812828682 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. About near fine with light shelf wear, rubbing to front board and mild fading to upper spine, in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a tiny damp stain to the upper spine panel. Appendix, bibliography, index. 
Mankowitz uses historical documents and autobiographical writings to separate the myth from the truth of America's first international sex symbol. Did she really receive love letters from Twain? Did she learn poetry from Whitman? 
Price: 15.00 USD
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718 (Meredith, George). Collie, Michael GEORGE MEREDITH: a Bibliography
(Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1974). 0802021069 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very mildly age-toned dust jacket. 290 pp, including appendices, index. 
Comprehensive bibliography of the major 19th Century novelist and poet, author of THE EGOIST and THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL. Meticulous descriptions mark the five detailed sections: Novels, Other Prose, Poems, Collected Editions, and Translations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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719 (Merrick, David). Kissel, Howard DAVID MERRICK: The Abominable Showman, the Unauthorized Biography
New York: Applause, (1993). 1557831726 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Kissel, chief theater critic for the New York Daily News, investigates the producer of such Broadway successes as GYPSY, HELLO, DOLLY, and 42ND STREET, and reveals an eccentric genius who has worked and feuded with the stage's biggest stars. 
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720 (Merritt, A.) Moskowitz, Sam, editor A. MERRITT: Reflections in the Moon Pool
Philadelphia: Oswald Train: Publisher, 1985. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with color jacket artwork by Stephen E. Fabian. Octavo. 399 pages; Indexed. 
Full-length bio-critical study of the author of THE MOON POOL, by the ultimate sf fan/historian, published here along with a treasure trove of unpublished or uncollected Merrittiana: poetry, essays, letters. Illustrated with photographs. Invaluable. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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721 (Merton, Thomas). Dell'Isola, Frank THOMAS MERTON: A Bibliography
[Kent, Ohio]: The Kent State University Press, (1975). 0873381564 First edition thus. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in burgundy cloth; issued without dust jacket. 220 pages, indexes of books, articles, poetry, foreign publications, translators, juvenilia, and names. 
A revised and updated edition of Dell'Isola's bibliography of Merton writings, which was originally published in 1956. The volume lists the works of the Catholic monk and spiritualist, best known for SEVEN STOREY MOUNTAINS, his spiritual autobiography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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722 (Merwin, W.S.) Persius THE SATIRES OF PERSIUS
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1961. First edition, first printing. With a lengthy introduction and notes by William S. Anderson. Hardcover. Upper corner tips very very lightly bruised, else fine, in dusky rose cloth with white spine lettering; in a faintly age-toned, mildly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket. 
Translation by the American poet of the Roman poet's revolutionary and influential verses. "Persius strikes the highest note that Roman satire reached...he seems a forerunner of the great Christian Apologists."--Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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723 (Metcalf, John). Cameron, Barry JOHN METCALF
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket 
A study of Metcalf's fiction, focusing on the Canadian writer's ways of manipulating the conventions of language. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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724 (Michelangelo). Ramsdon, E.H. MICHELANGELO
London: Phaidon, (1975). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine with very mild age-toning; in a very attractive full-color illustrated price-clipped dust jacket. Folio. 
Beautifully illustrated with 32 b&w and 16 color plates of the master's most famous works, on coated stock. This book gives an informative essay which helps the reader to understand Michelangelo and to appreciate his gigantic achievement as an artist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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725 (Michelangelo). Ramsdon, E.H. MICHELANGELO
London: Phaidon, (1978). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine with very mild age-toning; in a very attractive full-color illustrated price-clipped dust jacket with a slightly faded spine, a crease to the inner flap, and a few scratches to the rear panel. Folio. 
Beautifully illustrated with 32 b&w and 16 color plates of the master's most famous works, on coated stock. This book gives an informative essay which helps the reader to understand Michelangelo and to appreciate his gigantic achievement as an artist. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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726 (Michener, James A.) Hayes, John P. JAMES A. MICHENER: A Biography
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1984). Second printing. Hardcover. Lower corner tips very lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in a lightly rubbed and nicked dust jacket. 
Biography of the enduringly popular novelist, produced with Michener's cooperation. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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727 (Miles, Nelson A.) Johnson, Virginia W. THE UNREGIMENTED GENERAL: A Biography of Nelson A. Miles
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, (1962). B0007DR9OK First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, wraparound pictorial dust jacket with minor edge wear. Octavo. 401 pages, including index. 
"The biography of one of America's most brilliant military leaders whose career spanned the Civil War, the subjugation of the Indians and the Spanish-American War." With Miles's letters to his wife, published here for the first time. NEVINS II, 67. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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728 (Milton, John). Huckabay, Calvin, compiled by JOHN MILTON, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT 1929-1957
New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1967. Reprint. Duquesne Studies Philological Series #1. Hardcover. A few faint minor stains to the lower page edges, else near fine in sturdy blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 211 pages and an index of authors. 
A Milton bibliography designed to be used in conjunction with David H. Stevens' REFERENCE GUIDE TO MILTON, a bibliography that covered 1800 to 1928. The listings include sections for editions of his major works, and criticisms of those writings. 
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729 (Milton, John). Kurth, Burton O. MILTON AND CHRISTIAN HEROISM: Biblical Epic Themes and Forms in Seventeenth-Century England
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1959. First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Very nearly fine, with minor corner creases to rear cover; in printed, perfectbound wraps. 
152 pages, including appendices, bibliography, index. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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730 (Milton, John). Visiak, E.H. THE PORTENT OF MILTON: Some Aspects of His Genius
New York: Humanities Press, 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket with light tanning to the spine panel. 
A standard work of critical essays by Visiak, an authority on Milton with an international reputation. The work, taken as a whole, is impressionistic and speculative , rather than formal biography. 148 pages; frontispiece, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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731 (Mims), Amy THE BOOK OF AMY
(Nicosia): (theopress), (1972). First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Near fine, in rubbed, illustrated covers. 
Prose poetry by the noted translator of Kazantzakis and other Greek writers. "You say it all spendidly. Real gusto. Real language."--Henry Miller, in a letter to Amy. With illustrations by Minos Argyrakis: cover, doublespread, frontispiece, intext. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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732 (Mitchell, Napoleon Bonaparte). Templeton, Lee ALAMO SOLDIER: The Story of Peaceful Mitchell
(Quanah, Texas): Nortex Press, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated dust jacket that shows two penned corrections of typographical errors to the front flap blurb: the price has been adjusted (down!) and the word ''nicename'' has been amended to read ''nickname.'' Jacket art is by George Turner. 
Hard-to-find fictionalized biography of a 17-year-old member of Davy Crockett's Tennessee Mounted Volunteers who died defending the "Pallisade" wall of the Alamo. Much is made of Mitchell's pacific ways. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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733 (Mix, Tom). Birchard, Robert S. KING COWBOY: Tom Mix and the Movies
Burbank, California: Riverwood Press, (1993). 1880756056 First edition, first printing: an oversized paperback original. Quarto. Mass market paperback. Fine in color-illustrated wraps. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 289 pages, including index. 
Studded with rare stills and candids, this is the definitive, eminently readable survey of the film career of the screen's greatest Western star: all 270 films with full production credits, contemporary reviews and plot summaries. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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734 (Montaigne, Michel de). Regosin, Richard L. THE MATTER OF MY BOOK: Montaigne's Essais as the Book of the Self
Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, (1977). 0520034767 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in bright green cloth with black spine titles; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket. [275] pages, including Notes, Bibliography, Index, Index of Essays. 
Analyzes the complex relationship between Montaigne's "self" and the formal characteristics of the essays. Form, subjectivity, and history are considered as part of a dynamic and multi-layered textual system. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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735 (Monte, Phillippe de). Mann, Brian THE SECULAR MADRIGALS OF FILIPPO DI MONTE 1521-1603
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, (1983). 0835714020 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated beige cloth; issued without dust jacket. Octavo. 483 pages; appendix, notes, bibliography, and indexes. Tables and musical notation. Studies in Musicology, No. 64. 
A revision of his 1981 thesis. Monte was a Franco-Flemish composer, who as one of the most prolific composers of the time--wrote no fewer than 1,073 secular and 144 spiritual madrigals, forty-five chansons, 319 motets and thirty-eight Masses. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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736 (Montgomery, Bernard Law). Lewin, Ronald MONTGOMERY: As Military Commander
New York: Stein and Day, Publishers, (1971). 0812814266 Book club edition. Red binding with gilt lettering and rules. Octavo. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration of Montgomery by Sir Oswald Birley. 371 pages, frontispiece b&w photograph of Montgomery. 
Thirty b&w photographs, fourteen maps, bibliography, and an index. A biography of Field Marshal Montgomery, considered one of the great British military commanders, from his days as a young officer in World War I to the Normandy landing in World War II. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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737 (Montgomery, L.M.). Wiggins, Genevieve L.M. MONTGOMERY
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805739807 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 191 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. 
In this first comprehensive critical study of the author of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, Wiggins traces the lives and careers of the author and her beloved Anne. #834 in Twayne's World Author Series (Children's Literature). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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738 (Moore, Archie). Fitzgerald, Mike THE AGELESS WARRIOR: The Life of Boxing Legend Archie Moore
New York: Sports Publishing L.L.C., 2004. 1582618461 First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 150 copies SIGNED by Archie Moore and Jake LaMotta. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in gilt-embossed full brown leather. Still in the original unopened shrinkwrap with the publisher's wraparound band. 
This beautiful, limited-edition volume is hand-numbered and autographed by boxing legends Archie Moore and Jake "Raging Bull" LaMotta. Archie Moore fought nine world champions and seven Hall-of-Famers! Certificate of Authenticity included. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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739 (Moore, George). Freeman, John A PORTRAIT OF GEORGE MOORE IN A STUDY OF HIS WORK
London: T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., 1922. First edition: #19 of 600 privately printed numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Tiny tear to spine crown, mild darkening to spine and extremities, else nearly fine, in vellum-backed, green textured paper-over-boards; printed spine label; in matching green dust jacket with nicking to edges, darkening to spine. Many pages uncut! 
Rich and eloquent study of the works of the controversial Irish novelist, playwright, and with Yeats, co-founder of the Abbey Theatre. Appended with a detailed, fully annotated bibliography of Moore's works by Henry Danielson. A sweet copy. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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740 (Moore, Henry). Jianou, Ionel HENRY MOORE
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., Inc, (1968). B000E1C41S First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Geoffrey Skeldig; layout by Lionele Scanteye. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in teal cloth with gilt stamping; in a fine, faintly age-toned, photo-pictorial dust jacket; housed in a fine, textured paper-over-boards slipcase. 
Photo-illustrated monograph on the noted sculptor. The photographs of Moore's work on printed on heavy coated stock. List of exhibitions, chronology, catalogue of Moore's work, bibliography. Bio-critical introduction. Small quarto. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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741 (Moore, Marianne). Hall, Donald MARIANNE MOORE: The Cage and the Animal
New York: Pegasus, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Study of the life, character and art of one of America's finest poets by another fine American poet. Notes, bibliography, index. In the Pegasus American Authors series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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742 (Moore, Marianne). Goodridge, Celeste. HINTS AND DISGUISES: Marianne Moore and Her Contemporaries
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1989). 0877452393 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with one light vertical crease to flapfold 
This first book-length study of Moore's prose focuses on her critical exchanges with Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, W.C. Williams and T.S. Eliot, drawing on previously unpublished letters and notes. 175 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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743 (Moore, Thomas). Roper, William THE LYFE OF SIR THOMAS MOORE, KNIGHTE: Written by William Roper, Esquire, Which Married Margreat, Daughter of the Sayed Thomas Moore
London: The Early English Text Society, 1935. First edition. #197 in the Early English Text Society series. Hardcover. A few dots of stain to the top page edges, else a near fine copy in brown cloth with gilt decoration and lettering. Frontispiece portrait of Sir Thomas More by Holbein, with tissue-guard. 
Edited by Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock. 142 pages with additional eight pages of information about Early English Text Society. Includes descriptions of Roper manuscripts and earlier editions, editor's summary, historical notes, glossary, general index, 
Price: 50.00 USD
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744 (More, Sir Thomas). Fox, Alistair UTOPIA: An Elusive Vision
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805794190 First edition. Twayne's Masterwork Studies #103. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket, illustrated with a detail from ''Gli effetti del Buon Governo nella citta'' by Ambrogio Lorenzetti. 
Book-length study of More's 16th-century classic which argues that UTOPIA in many ways presaged the rise of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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745 (Morgan, Charles). Duffin, Henry Charles THE NOVELS AND PLAYS OF CHARLES MORGAN
London: Bowes & Bowes, (1959). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages age-toned--as expected, faint creasing to a few pages at rear, else fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules; in a pretty heavily rubbed (as usually encountered), very good plus photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Critical study of the English novelist and playwright, whose once high reputation for a mystical, lyrical intensity in such works as THE FOUNTAIN and THE VOYAGE has lapsed into a perhaps unjust neglect. 221 pages, including index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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746 (Morgan, Charles). Duffin, Henry Charles THE NOVELS AND PLAYS OF CHARLES MORGAN
London: Bowes & Bowes, (1959). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Pages age-toned --as expected-- else fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules; in a price-clipped, near fine dust jacket, with less rubbing than usually encountered with this jacket. 
The English novelist and playwright's oeuvre seen from every point of view: structure, moral background, stylistic concepts and ethical thought. 221 pages, including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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747 (Mundy, Talbot). Grant, Donald M., compiler TALBOT MUNDY: MESSENGER OF DESTINY
West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., 1983. 0937986461 First edition, first printing. Large octavo. Full blue cloth with gilt spine titling; illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by Donald M. Grant. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket with wraparound color painting by Ned Dameron depicting an older Mundy, outfitted like one of his adventurers, gazing over an oriental landscape. Illustrated with b&w photos and cover art repros. 
Bio-bibliography of the adventure scribe features a memoir by Mundy's widow, a study of his early life by Peter Ellis, appreciations by Fritz Leiber and Darrel Crombie, and an illustrated bibliography of his book and magazine appearances. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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748 (Murdoch, Iris). Bayley, John ELEGY FOR IRIS
New York: Picador USA, (1999). 0312421117 First edition thus: trade paperback movie tie-in edition. Trade Paperback. A faint sticker shadow to rear cover, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps with photo-portrait of Judi Dench and Kate Winslet in the role they shared of novelist Iris Murdoch. 
Bayley's memoir of his brilliant wife's descent into Alzheimer's was filmed as IRIS in an adaptation by Charles Wood and Richard Eyre, directed by Eyre. Both Ayre and Wood have SIGNED this copy to the front cover. Jim Broadbent won an Oscar as Bayley. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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749 (Murphy, Audie). Simpson, Colonel Harold B. Simpson AUDIE MURPHY: American Soldier
Dallas, Texas: Alcor Publishing Company, 1982. 0912172207 Second printing: Veterans Edition. One of 5000 copies printed. Red cloth, gilt spine titles; in a pictorial illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Mild bumping to the corner tips, from shipment, else fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. Quarto (over 9" by 12"). 466 pages; apendices, bibliography, and an index. 
Photographic illustrations, facsimiles, maps, charts, etc. Introduction by Congressman Olin E. Teague. The definitive biography of Audie Murphy, who became the most decorated soldier in the history of the U.S. Army--winning the Medal of Honor! 
Price: 165.00 USD
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750 (Musil, Robert). Bangerter, Lowell A. ROBERT MUSIL
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing, (1989). 0804420548 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A probing critical-biographical study of Musil's life, views and works. Part of Frederick Ungar's series Literature and Life: World Writers. 153 pages with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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751 (Mysterious Press). MYSTERIOUS PRESS SAMPLER: Spring 1987
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1987). First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in slick wraps. A sampler of books published by Mysterious Press in 1987 sent to prospective dealers. 
Excerpts from: THE KILLJOY by Anne Fine; THE CORPSE IN OOZAK'S POND by Charlotte MacLeod; ROUGH CIDER by Peter Lovesey; THE SEEDS OF TREASON by Ted Allbeury and books by Teri White, William Marshall, Arthur Lyons, Doug Hornig and William L. DeAndrea. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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752 (Nabokov, Vladimir). Rampton, David VLADIMIR NABOKOV: A Critical Study of the Novels
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). 0521276713 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. Octavo. 233 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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753 (Nabuco, Joaquim). Nabuco, Carolina THE LIFE OF JOAQUIM NABUCO
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, (1950). First edition, first printing. Translated and edited by Ronald Hilton, et alia. Hardcover. A whisper of fading to spine, else a fine copy in sapphire blue cloth with gilt lettering; no dust jacket. 373 pages; map endpapers; frontisportrait of Nabuco. 
Biography of the distinguished Brazilian, the emancipator of the slaves of his country and the first Brazilian ambassador to the U.S., by his daughter. This copy dated in the year of publication, warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to half-title. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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754 (Nader, Ralph). McCarry, Charles CITIZEN NADER
New York: Saturday Review Press, (1972). 0841501637 First edition. Hardcover. Pages mildly age-toned, else fine in the second issue dust jacket that shows some fading to the spine panel. 
A biography of consumer advocate Ralph Nader. The espionage author's first book. Second issue dust jacket with the Saturday Review Book Club statement on the lower corner of the front flap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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755 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1982
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker mark on front cover, near fine in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket as issued. 
Tall octavo. 276, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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756 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1989
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Faint sticker mark on front board, rear board scraped along the edge, else a very good plus copy perfect-bound in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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757 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1990
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker mark on front cover, near fine in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket as issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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758 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1991
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker mark on front cover, near fine in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket as issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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759 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1992
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Faint sticker mark on front board, near fine in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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760 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1994
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker mark on front cover, near fine in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket as issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts.. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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761 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1995
Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy perfect-bound in cloth-backed boards; no dust jacket issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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762 (National Almanac Office) THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1998
Washington D.C.: For Sale by the Government Printing Office, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Small stain (from sticker removal) to the lower front cover, else a fine copy perfect-bound in cloth-backed printed boards; no dust jacket issued. 
Tall octavo. 318, I-xxxv pages. Tables and charts. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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763 (Neruda, Pablo). Feinstein, Adam. PABLO NERUDA: A Passion for Life
(New York and London): Bloomsbury, (2004). 1582344108 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 497 pages; 54 photographs on black-and-white plates; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Feinstein draws on revealing interviews with those who knew Neruda best, as well as newly discovered documents for this full portrait. The Chilean poet and Nobel laureate's dramatic times, dynamic poetry and commitment to social justice made him an icon. 
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764 (Nicole, Christopher). York, Andrew THE CAPTIVATOR
London: Hutchinson, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Bookstore stamp to the front pastedown, else a fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a stain to the lower rear panel and toning to panels. 
From the author of TALLANT FOR DISASTER. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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765 (Night Visions). Tepper, Sheri/ Wilson, F. Paul/ Garton, Ray NIGHT VISIONS 6
Arlington Heights, Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1988. First edition, deluxe issue: limited to 600 numbered copies SIGNED by the trio of authors, by introducer Dean R. Koontz, and by Phil Parks. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket with wraparound cover art by Parks; in cloth-covered slipcase. 
Sampler of original dark fantasy and horror short stories by three of the field's most notable authors; illustrated by Phil Parks; introduction by Dean Koontz. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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766 (Night Visions). Wiater, Stanley, editor NIGHT VISIONS 7
Arlington Hts., Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1989. 0913165506 First edition, deluxe limited issue. One of 550 numbered copies SIGNED by Laymon, Williamson, Wiater and illustrators Wendy and Charles Lang. Hardcover. Very fine in pictorial dust jacket and cloth-covered slipcase. Wraparound color cover art and interior illustrations by the Langs. 
All original tales of "horror and dark fantasy" by Richard Laymon, Chet Williamson and Gary Brandner; with an introduction by Wiater. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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767 (Nolan, William & Johnson, George Clayton). Goldsmith, Jerry, composer LOGAN'S RUN
New York: MGM Records, 1976. MG-1-5302. Mint; factory sealed long-playing soundtrack album. 
Score by Jerry Goldsmith for the Hollywood adaptation of Nolan and Johnson's novel which starred Michael York, Peter Ustinov, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Roscoe Lee Browne, and Jenny Agutter. Screenplay was by David Zelag Goodman. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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768 (Nonesuch Press). Meredith, George THE LETTERS OF GEORGE MEREDITH TO ALICE MEYNELL with annotations thereto 1896-1907
London and San Francisco: The Nonesuch Press, 1923. First edition. Limited to 850 numbered copies, of which 780 were for sale. This is number 55. Hardcover. Tiny chip missing from the lower corner of the rear endpaper, lower corner tips lightly bumped, else a near fine, mostly uncut and unopened copy in gilt-titled quarter pale-green buckram over brown boards; in dust jacket (mildly worn at the spine crown). 
Royal octavo. 102 pages. Delicately composed in Garamond types on Ingres paper, this collection of George Meredith's letters to Alice Meynell (annotations by Meynell) with additional contributions, form the second book from this fine press. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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769 (Norton, Mary). Stott, Jon C. MARY NORTON
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1994). 0805770542 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. The first book-length study of one of the preeminent children's writers of the twentieth century. Twayne's English Author Series #508. With frontispiece photo of Norton. 
Stott treats her classic series THE BORROWERS (recently adapted for the screen), THE MAGIC BED-KNOB and BONFIRES AND BROOMSTICKS (source for Disney's BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS), as well as the later fable ARE ALL THE GIANTS DEAD? 
Price: 20.00 USD
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770 (Nouritt, Adolphe). Pleasants, Henry, Edited, Annotated and with an Introduction and Epilogue by THE GREAT TENOR TRAGEDY: The Last Days of Adolphe Nourrit As Told (Mostly) By Himself
Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press, (1995). 0931340896 First edition, first printing. Translations by Henry and Richard R. Pleasants. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. Small octavo. 
In 1839, the leading tenor of the Paris Opera, friend to Liszt, Rossini, Donizetti, leapt to his death from an apartment roof four days after his 37th birthday. Pleasants allows Nouritt's eloquent letters to his wife and friends tell his haunting tale. 
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771 (Nuetzel, Charles). Davidson, John WOMAN TRAP
Los Angeles, California: Uptown Books, 1962. First edition, first printing: a paperback original. Uptown Book No. 705; cover price, $.50. Mass market paperback. Fine in color photo-pictorial wraps. PBO sleaze by Charles Nuetzel under pseudonymn. The author has SIGNED this copy as both Nuetzel and Davidson. 
"She was the kind of creature that convulsed into a sea of rippling heated waves, thrashing and squirming as if she hadn't had a man in years, when the truth was that the more she made love, the wilder she became." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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772 (Nureyev, Rudolf). Stuart, Otis PERPETUAL MOTION: The Public and Private Lives of Rudolf Nureyev
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1995). 0671875396 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in black linen over grey boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 317 pages; 34 photos on b&w plates; ballet chronology; role chronology; notes; select bibliography; and index. 
A full scale biography with unprecedented intimate details--illustrated with previously unpublished photographs. The dance critic discusses Nureyev's homosexuality, his aids battle, his major love affairs, his tantrums, and the dedication to his art. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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773 (O'Brian, Patrick). Cunningham, A.E., edited by PATRICK O'BRIAN: Critical Essays and a Bibliography
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1994). 039303626X First U.S. edition, first printing. One of 1000 trade copies. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards with gilt spine-stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, with wraparound jacket art by Geoff Hunt. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock inserts. 175 pages plus colophon. Tall octavo. 
Compilation of studies and appreciations by a variety of critics and admirers of the author of the Aubrey/Maturin novels. Also, an autobiographical essay by O'Brian and "Sapphire"--one of his best known stories. Comprehensive, authoritative bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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774 (O'Brian, Patrick). De Beauvoir, Simone A VERY EASY DEATH
[London]: Andre Deutsch and Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1966). First U.K. edition: Proof copy. Proof. Pale offsetting and staining to the inside of the covers, minor shelfwear, most noticeably at the spine ends, else a very good plus copy in orange printed wraps. 
First published in Paris by Librairie Gallimard under the title UNE MORT TRES DOUCE. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. A retrospective and reflective review of the last weeks in the life of the author's aging mother. An uncommon proof. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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775 (O'Casey, Sean). Fallon, Gabriel SEAN O'CASEY: The Man I Knew
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1965). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine with mild rubbing to the spine lettering, and tiny scar to the upper edge of the front paste-down, in a lightly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A biography of the great Irish playwright by his friend and co-worker Fallon, Director of the Abbey Theatre, which describes the presentation of O'Casey's plays by the Abbey, and illuminates the people and world of the Irish theatre. 15 photographs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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776 (O'Connor, William van). Weber, Brom, editor SENSE AND SENSIBILITY IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY WRITING: A Gathering in Memory of William Van O'Connor
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1970). 0809304481 First edition. Hardcover. Bumped corner tip to the lower front cover, else a near fine copy in orange cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a price-clipped dust jacket with a couple of tiny spots of rubbing. 174 pages, notes, index. 
A collection of poetry, fiction, and literary criticism in honor of O'Connor, an American scholar, writer, and critic. Contributors include Robert Penn Warren, James Wright, Leonard Unger, and the subjects, John Fowles, THE GREAT GATSBY, and Mark Twain. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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777 (O'Hara, John). Eppard, Philip B., edited by CRITICAL ESSAYS ON JOHN O'HARA
New York: G.K. Hall & Co., (1994). 0783800266 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in blue binding lettered and ruled in gilt; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Gathers a sizable group of early reviews and a broad selection of more modern scholarship. Contributors include: R.P. Blackmur, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Malcolm Cowley, Leslie Fiedler, John Cheever, Shirley Ann Grau, more. 260 pages, including index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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778 (O'Hara, John). Wolff, Geoffrey THE ART OF BURNING BRIDGES: A Life of John O'Hara
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2003. 0679427716 First edition, first printing. Boldly SIGNED and dated by the author, Geoffrey Wolff, to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 373 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with 8 pages of photos. 
Wolff, the acclaimed author of novels, essays, and non-fiction, attempts in this literary biography to reveal the "hugely complicated" and enigmatic writer who was accorded great importance in his time with accomplishments that are still undeniable. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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779 (O'Hara, John). Wolff, Geoffrey THE ART OF BURNING BRIDGES: A Life of John O'Hara
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2003. 0679427716 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 373 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with 8 pages of photos. 
"Though his fiction once won high praise from both Fitzgerald and Hemingway, O'Hara now shares little of their literary fame. Biographer and novelist Wolff would like to change that with this masterful study of O'Hara's life and works."--B. Christensen. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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780 (O'Keeffe, Georgia). Hogrefe, Jeffry O'KEEFFE: The Life of an American Legend
New York: Bantam Books, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with light wear to extremities, soiling of fore-edge pages; in a photo-illustrated dust jacket with light wear and nicks to extremities, nicks and creasing to spine ends, faint scratches with no ink removal to front panel. 
Illustrated with photographs and repros of paintings in b&w. This is an illuminating and in-depth biography of a great 20th century artist who, along with Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Keller, was voted one of the 12 outstanding living women of the 1930's. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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781 (O'Neill, Eugene). Frazer, Winifred Dusenbury LOVE AS DEATH IN THE ICEMAN COMETH: A Modern Treatment of an Ancient Theme
Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1967. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in printed, textured wraps. 
Fairly scarce university press monograph about O'Neill's mammoth four-act drama at the heart of which is the dark and enigmatic Hickey--definitively portrayed onstage by the late Jason Robards, Jr. and rather hamhandedly essayed on screen by Lee Marvin. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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782 (O'Neill, Eugene). Raleigh, John Henry THE PLAYS OF EUGENE O'NEILL
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1967). Fourth printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with a hint of age-toning to the spine. Jacket photograph from the Bettmann Archive. 304 pages, notes, index. 
Preface by Harry T. Moore. An analysis and evaluation of O'Neill's plays, focusing on the evolution of the playwright's techniques, rather than the autobiographical emphasis that is often utilized when studying the Nobel and Pulitzer prize winner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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783 (Olson, Charles). Bollobas, Eniko CHARLES OLSON
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket 
An introduction to the works of the radical avante-garde poet, delineating Olson's recurrent themes and encouraging a creative interaction between verse and reader. Twayne's United States Author Series #590. 149 pages including an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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784 (Oneal, Zibby). Bloom, Susan P. & Mercier, Cathryn M. PRESENTING ZIBBY ONEAL
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket with photo of Oneal decorating front panel. Illustrated with photographs. 
Vivid portrait of the author of three award-winning books for young adults, THE LANGUAGE OF GOLDFISH, A FORMAL FEELING and IN SUMMER LIGHT. In the Young Adult Authors series of Twayne's United States Authors. (#585). Bibliography and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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785 (Ormandy, Eugene). Kupferberg, Herbert THOSE FABULOUS PHILADELPHIANS: The Life and Times of a Great Orchestra
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969). First edition. Appendices of orchestra members, premieres and discography. Index. Illustrated with photographs. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly age-toned, page edges evince a suggestion of dust-soiling, else a near fine copy in black cloth; in a price-clipped, age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a tiny closed edge tear to the upper spine panel, and minor edgewear. 
History of the pioneering orchestra led until 1969 by only two conductors, Leopold Stokowksi and Eugene Ormandy. Inscribed, in part, thus: "For Jacques, on the happy occasion of your return..." SIGNED and dated (March 14, 1970) by Ormandy. Scarce thus. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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786 (Orwell, George). Taylor, D.J. ORWELL: The Life
New York: A John Macrae Book/Henry Holt and Company, (2003). 0805074732 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. All corners and spine edges bumped, else very good plus in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Includes 8 black-and-white photographic plates. 466 pages; appendices, notes, index. 
Drawing from a large body of previously unseen papers and many interviews with friends and acquaintances, Taylor cuts through the iconic status in which Orwell is often held and reveals a man full of uncertainty and contradictions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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787 (Orwell, Sonia). Spurling, Hilary THE GIRL FROM THE FICTION DEPARTMENT: A Portrait of Sonia Orwell
New York: Counterpoint/A Member of the Perseus Book Group, (2003). 1582432430 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 194 pages. Illustrated with photos. 
Hilary Spurling strives to set the record straight in this biography of Sonia Orwell--wife and widow of George Orwell who was reviled by fans of her husband who have painted her as a conniving gold digger lacking interest in her husband's creative genius. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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788 (Osler, William). Schullian, Dorothy M., editor THE BAGLIVI CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE LIBRARY OF SIR WILLIAM OSLER
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1974). 0801405041 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with a faint sticker ghost to colored endpapers; bound in gilt-stamped blue cloth; no dust jacket. With extensive scholary apparatus: literature cited, index. Quarto. 
Collection of the 17th century physician's letters acquired in 1908 by Osler, a turn-of-the-century doctor who transformed the face of medical education in the English-speaking world. Offered in the original languages, with summaries in English, notes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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789 (Oziana). Thompson, Ruth Plumly; illustrated by John R. Neill. THE GIANT HORSE OF OZ
Chicago/New York: The Reilly & Lee Co., (1928). First edition, first state. Hardcover. An as-is, good copy only; front hinge appears re-glued, there is wear to the covers and to the edges, staining to the page edges, crayoning and water-coloring to some of the b&w illustrations, finger soiling to some pages; lacking dust jacket. 
Not the spiffiest copy of this Thompson entry in the beloved series, but all 12 color plates by the incomparable Neill are present. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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790 (Pasternak, Boris). Rudova, Larissa UNDERSTANDING BORIS PASTERNAK
(Columbia, South Carolina): University of South Carolina Press, (1997). 1570031436 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red faux-leather with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 211 pages; chronology; notes; select bibliography; general index; and index of works. 
Pasternak was selected in this series of studies on world authors, not just for his only novel DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, but principally for his major ranking as a great Russian poet. An introduction to the author's life and works. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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791 (Pauling, Linus). Rich, Alexander and Davidson, Norman STRUCTURAL CHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Small address label of the former owner, otherwise a near fine copy in gray cloth; no dust jacket. 
Large octavo. A volume dedicated to Linus Pauling with contributions by his students, colleagues, and friends. 907 pages, includes a bibliography of the works of Linus Pauling. Illustrations include frontisportrait, tables, charts, figures in text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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792 (Peck, Richard). Gallo, Donald R. PRESENTING RICHARD PECK
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1989). First edition. TUSAS #554. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket with photo of Peck to front panel. Illustrated with additional snapshots. With appendices of awards and film adaptations, bibliography, notes and index. 
The prolific and diverse author is here given his first book-length portrait. Peck's many works include adult novel AMANDA/MIRANDA as well as juveniles, ARE YOU IN THE HOUSE ALONE?, THE GHOST BELONGS TO ME and the Blossum Culp series of spooky tales. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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793 (Percy, Walker). Hobson, Linda Whitney WALKER PERCY: A Comprehensive Descriptive Bibliography
New Orleans, LA: Faust Publishing Company, 1988. 0917905067 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and the spine, and photo-pictorial green endpapers; printed on coated stock; no dust jacket, as issued. Includes many pages of photographs of Percy's books. 
A listing of works by the distinguished, award-winning Southern author, including books, speeches, essays, articles, reviews, interviews, and recordings, and material about the author including reviews, dissertations, and articles. Introduction by Percy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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794 (Perrault, Charles). Drawn by Warja Lavater CINDERELLA: CENDRILLON UNE IMAGERIE D' APRES LE CONTE DE CHARLES PERRAULT
Paris: Adrien Maeght Editeur, 1976. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with cover label; housed in a clear acrylic slipcase. Small octavo (6 1/4" by 4 1/2"). 
Accordian-style contemporary interpretation of Charles Perrault's CINDERELLA, with symbolic illustrations where each character is represented by a graphic shape. Swiss born, Warja Honegger-Lavater was an early progenitor of the artist's book genre. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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795 (Peters, Ellis). Lewis, Margaret EDITH PARGETER: ELLIS PETERS
(Midglamorgan, Wales): Seren, (1994). 1854111280 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author, Margaret Lewis. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. Octavo. 150 pages. Frontispiece map and photographic plates. 
This book in the Border Lines series proves to be an admirable and incisive guide to the two faces of the prolific and popular author, Edith Pargeter, who is better known as Ellis Peters--the author of the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael. Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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796 (Peters, Ellis). Whiteman, Robin THE CADFAEL COMPANION: The World of Brother Cadfael
London: Macdonald, (1991). 0356200523 First edition, First printing. Square quarto. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth ornamented in gilt with device to front cover, lettering to spine, decorated endpapers, printed on cream stock in black with blue intial letters and decorations, with blue ribbon marker; in illustrated dust jacket. 
Unusually handsome, dauntingly comprehensive guide to the Cadfael mysteries: people, places, properties and herbs mentioned in the (then) eighteen novels and three stories. Maps, appendices, glossaries, bibliography. With an introduction by Peters. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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797 (Phillpotts, Eden). Hext, Harrington NUMBER 87
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1922. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Some very light wear and an occasional abraded spot to extremities, pages mildly age-toned--as expected, else an about near fine copy in gilt-stamped blue cloth; lacking the dust jacket. 
First of four yarns issued under the Hext pseudonym, by the British author noted for his Dartmoor cycle of novels. This one has a strong sf element--a mysterious murdering creature called "The Bat"--who turns out to be a mechanical device! In Bleiler. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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798 (Picasso, Pablo). Penrose, Roland THE SCULPTURE OF PICASSO
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Faint age-toning, else fine; in a dust jacket with mild age-toning, very light wear to extremities, slight creasing to upper edge of the front panel, pin-prick abrasions to rear panel. Quarto. 
260 illustrations in b&w and a tipped-in color plate as frontispiece. With text by his friend and biographer, Roland Penrose, this book was produced to coincide with a Picasso retrospective of his scuptures at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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799 (Pietila, Reima). Quantrill, Malcolm REIMA PIETILA: Architecture, Context and Modernism
New York: Rizzoli, (1985).` 0847806367 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in illustrated cloth; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 250 pages. Fold-out charcoal sketch of Broken Reed sculpture, Kaleva Church and sectional sketches of Broken Reed, at frontispiece. 
Generously illustrated introduction to the Finnish architect's work and ideas, detailed critique of all his works to date, discussion of his overall philosophy and design attitudes, conversations with Pietila, and examination of his future projects. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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800 (Pirandello, Luigi). Bassnett-McGuire, Susan LUIGI PIRANDELLO
New York: Grove Press Inc., (1983). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A volume from the Grove Press Modern Dramatists series. "This thorough and perceptive study...makes a strong claim for Pirandello's importance in the history of twentieth-century theater."--Lynne Truss, Times Educational Supplement. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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