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1 (Bagnold, Enid). Friedman, Lenemaja ENID BAGNOLD
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1986). 0805769226 / 9780805769227 First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
Only book-length study of the author of NATIONAL VELVET and THE CHALK GARDEN. #427 in Twayne's "English Authors" series. 
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2 (Bogan, Louise). Bowles, Gloria LOUISE BOGAN'S AESTHETICS OF LIMITATION
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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3 (Cather, Willa). Murphy, John J. MY ANTONIA: The Road Home
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1989). 0805779868 / 9780805779868 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''A New Land'' by John Blake Bergers. Chronology of Cather's life and works, bibliography, index. 
Textual analysis and comprehensive critical survey of Cather's best-known work. Includes a previously unpublished letter by Annie Pavelka, the model for Antonia. With bibliography & notes. #31 in Twayne's "Masterwork" series. 
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4 (Compton-Burnett, Ivy). Gentile, Kathy Justice IVY COMPTON-BURNETT
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312060572 / 9780312060572 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This feminist reassessment focuses on the Victorian/Edwardian family as a struggle among sexes, generations, and classes. An entry in the "Women Writers" series. 
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5 (Dodge, Mary Mapes). Gannon, Susan R. & Thompson, Ruth Anne MARY MAPES DODGE
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805739564 / 9780805739565 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The author of HANS BRINKER and founder of St. Nicholas Magazine "did more than anyone else to shape American children's literature". Here, in Twayne's U.S. Author series #604, Dodge is viewed as author, editor, journalist and woman. 
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6 (Gaskell, Elizabeth). Ffrench, Yvonne MRS. GASKELL
London: Home & Van Thal Ltd., (1949). First edition. A volume in the English Novelists Series. Small octavo. Hardcover. Light bump to lower corner tip of rear cover, and a tiny ink stamp to front free endpaper, else near fine in red-orange cloth; in a price-clipped dust jacket with very mild rubbing and age-toning, and a ''Recommended by the Book Society'' wraparound band. 
Biography of one of the most popular and enduring Victorian novelists. Gaskell began her writing career with the success of MARY BARTON, A TALE OF MANCHESTER LIFE in 1848, and went on to write CRANFORD, NORTH AND SOUTH, and THE LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE. 
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7 (Hellman, Lillian). Riordan, Mary Marguerite LILLIAN HELLMAN: A Bibliography: 1926-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, Number 50. 
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8 (Montgomery, L.M.). Wiggins, Genevieve L.M. MONTGOMERY
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992). 0805739807 / 9780805739800 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). 
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9 (Norton, Mary). Stott, Jon C. MARY NORTON
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1994). 0805770542 / 9780805770544 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? 
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10 (Sarton, May). Evans, Elizabeth MAY SARTON, REVISITED
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A retrospective of Sarton's long and multifaceted career in American letters, this comprehensive study considers her poetry, fiction, memoirs and journals. 
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11 Acker, Kathy EMPIRE OF THE SENSELESS
New York: Grove Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"EMPIRE OF THE SENSELESS is Kathy Acker's best novel, written with the sensitivity of Swift's Houyhnhnms; creatures so moral that the rest of the world's denizens become... yahoos in their eyes." -- Alan Moore, CITY LIMITS 
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12 Acker, Kathy IN MEMORIAM TO IDENTITY
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Three distinct romances grouped into one novel with a structure analogous to that of William Faulkner's WILD PALMS, entitled RIMBAUD, AIRPLANE, CAPITOL and THE WILD PALMS. Impressive collage art on cover. 
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13 Acker, Kathy PUSSY, KING OF THE PIRATES
New York: Grove Press, (1996). 0802115780 / 9780802115782 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Loosely related to Robert Louis Stevenson's TREASURE ISLAND, an avant-garde pirate yarn beginning in an Alexandria whorehouse and ending on Pirate Island, where disparate storylines converge. With maps and endpaper illustrations. 
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14 Adams, Alice CAROLINE'S DAUGHTERS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel set in late-1980s San Francisco, following the developing relationships between an impeccable New England mother and her five daughters. Handsomely bound. 
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15 Adrian, Jack, edited by THE ASH-TREE PRESS ANNUAL MACABRE 1997
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1997. 1889562370 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket with wraparound illustration by Rob Suggs. 
The first in Ash-Tree's new yearly collections of "rare and virtually unknown tales of the supernatural and weird." The theme of 1997's entry is "Weird Stories by Women." 
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16 Alpert, Cathryn ROCKET CITY
Aspen: MacMurray & Beck, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A first novel by the award-winning short story writer, whose work has appeared in anthologies including O. HENRY AWARD FESTIVAL STORIES. Documents the adventures of a woman in missile range territory. 
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17 Angelou, Maya WOULDN'T TAKE NOTHING FOR MY JOURNEY NOW
New York: Random House, (1993). 0679427430 / 9780679427438 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth over red-brown boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Words of wisdom and inspiration from one of America's most beloved living poets and author of I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS. Published shortly after her reading at the inauguration of President Clinton. 
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18 Bainbridge, Beryl SWEET WILLIAM
New York: George Braziller, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket 
A novel about a man who takes his place among the carefree "beautiful persons" of the world who wander in and out of other people's lives without regard for their feelings, security or welfare. 
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19 Bainbridge, Beryl WATSON'S APOLOGY
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1985). 0070032548 / 9780070032545 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Bainbridge directs her inimitable style, sharp wit and dark insightfulness at the subject of male-female relations in this novel based on a Victorian murder case. "Extraordinary...compulsive fiction...a remarkable book."--Anita Brookner. 
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20 Bainbridge, Beryl YOUNG ADOLF
New York: George Braziller, (1979). 0807609102 / 9780807609101 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with light shelf wear in a mildly age-toned dust jacket that shows one light crease to front flap. 
A novel inspired by an obscure episode in the life of Adolph Hitler, when the young man avoided conscription in the Austrian army by fleeing to Liverpool to stay with his cousin Alois in 1912. He displeases some Englishmen, and befriends others. 
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