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1 (Aiken, Conrad). Killorin, Joseph, editor SELECTED LETTERS OF CONRAD AIKEN
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1978. 0300021801 / 9780300021806 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with mild fading to the spine. Tall octavo. 350 pages; indexed. 
245 letters from the man Malcom Cowley called "the buried giant of American writing," selected from a pile of around 3,500, including some written to friends such as T.S. Eliot and Malcolm Lowry. Striking photo of the author to jacket front panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 (Allyn, Joseph Pratt). Nicolson, John and Strate, David K., editors BY HORSE, STAGE AND PACKET: The Far West Letters of Joseph Pratt Allyn
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1988. First edition, limited to 450 copies; publication #187. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial decorated covers, white printed spine label, and plain off-white dustwrapper. With notes, bibliography, index, and biography of Pratt by the editors. Illustrated with photos and contemporary drawings. 
Appointed a judge of the Arizona Territory in 1863, Allyn contracted with an eastern newspaper to provide a series of letters describing his experiences in the West. Fascinating glimpses of L.A., San Bernardino, San Francisco and of the Donner Crossing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 (Anderson, Sherwood). Sutton, William A. LETTERS TO BAB: Sherwood Anderson to Marietta D Finley, 1916-33
Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
309 letters from Anderson to his mistress written during the same period that saw him publish nearly all of his major fiction, including WINESBURG, OHIO. "As frank and revealing a self-portrait as we have had from any American writer." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 (Anonymous) NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA & CALIFORNIA: 1832, Letters from Fort Ross, Monterey, San Pedro, and Santa Barbara, by an Intelligent Bostonian
Los Angeles, Glen Dawson, 1959. First edition: One of 180 copies printed at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. Early California Travels Series #48. Hardcover. Near fine in teal cloth over decorated boards, with paper spine label that shows a very tiny nick. 24mo. 
Some of the earliest accounts of California published in the U.S. were offered by the "Intelligent Bostonian" in letters which were extracted for the May 21, 1833 edition of the Washington D.C. National Intelligencer. First book publication. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 (Arnold, Matthew). Davis, Arthur Kyle Jr. MATTHEW ARNOLD'S LETTERS: A Descriptive Checklist
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, (1968). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth with titles in gilt; without dust jacket. 
Nicely sewn binding with head and tail bands. 429 pages including a comprehensive listing of correspondents, letters written in chronological order, appendices and bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 (Browning, Robert). Peterson, William S. BROWNING'S TRUMPETER: The Correspondence of Robert Browning and Frederick J Furnival 1872-1889
Washington, D.C. Decatur House Press, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Authoritative, scholarly edition of letters between the poet and the father of modern English studies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 (Hardy, Thomas). Weber, Carl J., edited with an introduction and notes by LETTERS OF THOMAS HARDY: Transcribed from the Original Autographs Now in the Colby College Library
Waterville, Maine: Colby College Press, 1954. First edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by Weber to the front endpaper. Hardcover. A near fine copy in blue cloth, spine titles gilt; in a shelfworn pictorial dust jacket with chips, tears, and some creases to the edges. 
Tall octavo. An assemblage of Hardiana, in the form of letters, that provide an insight into the entire literary career of the English novelist and poet. 126 pages; indexed. Illustrated with plates; including portraits, photographs, and facsimiles. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 (Jarrell, Randall). Jarrell, Mary, editor RANDALL JARRELL'S LETTERS: An Autobiographical and Literary Selection
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. 0395344050 / 9780395344057 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A collection of correspondences representing thirty years in the life of the noted poet, critic and novelist including letters to John Berryman, Robert Frost and other writers, as well as friends and family. Chosen by his second wife and Stuart Wright. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 (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. 
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10 (Lowell, Robert; Tate, Allen). Doreski, William THE YEARS OF OUR FRIENDSHIP: Robert Lowell & Allen Tate
Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1990. 0878054294 / 9780878054299 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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11 (Mansfield, Katherine). Daly, Saralyn R. KATHERINE MANSFIELD: Revised Edition
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1994). 0805770569 / 9780805770568 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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12 (Martineau, Harriet). Arbuckle, Elisabeth Sanders, editor HARRIET MARTINEAU'S LETTERS TO FANNY WEDGEWOOD
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1983. 0804711461 / 9780804711463 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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 (Moore, Marianne). Goodridge, Celeste. HINTS AND DISGUISES: Marianne Moore and Her Contemporaries
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1989). 0877452393 / 9780877452393 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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14 (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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15 (Osler, William). Schullian, Dorothy M., editor THE BAGLIVI CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE LIBRARY OF SIR WILLIAM OSLER
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1974). 0801405041 / 9780801405044 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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16 (Remington, Frederic). Splete, Allen P. & Marilyn D., editors FREDERIC REMINGTON: Selected Letters
New York: Abbeville Press, (1988). 08659694X First edition. Hardcover. Tiny red dot on bottom page edges, otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. 487 pages, selected bibliography, index; illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 (Shaw, George Bernard). Kilty, Jerome DEAR LIAR: A Comedy of Letters
London: Max Reinhardt, (1960). First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in plum cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor fading to the front and spine panels. Wraparound jacket drawing of GBS and Mrs. Pat by Charles Mozley. 
Kilty's two-hander, adapted from the letters of Shaw and his Eliza, Mrs. Patrick Campbell. This copy fondly inscribed ("For dearest Mable--who has made all this possible/with great affection"), dated in the year of publication, and SIGNED by Kilty. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 (Wolfe, Thomas). Cargill, Oscar and Pollock, Thomas Clark, editors THE CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS WOLFE AND HOMER ANDREW WATT
Washington Square, New York: New York University Press, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in salmon cloth with embossed title in black and Washington Square arch device in maroon; in a very nearly fine dust jacket that shows minor age-toning. 
Letters compiled from 1924-1930 between the fledgling intructor, Wolfe and N.Y.U.'s Chairman of the Department of English, Watt. With an introduction by Pollock, Dean of Washington Square College of Arts and Sciences, New York University. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Alcott, Louisa May LOUISA MAY ALCOTT: Life, Letters, and Journals.
New York: Gramercy Books, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Excerpts from Alcott's journals and letters, in which she ruminates on both her personal life and her literary career. Includes poetry, conversations with her sisters, and negotiations with editors. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Aldington, Richard and Durrell, Lawrence LITERARY LIFELINES: The Richard Aldington - Lawrence Durrell Correspondence
New York: The Viking Press, (1981). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
A portrait of an extraordinary literary friendship in letters, beginning in 1957 when Durell, author of JUSTINE, moved to the south of France and sought out the English poet Aldington, author of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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