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1 (Aiken, Conrad). Bonnell, F.W & F.C., compilers CONRAD AIKEN: A Bibliography (1902-1978).
San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1982. 0873281187 / 9780873281188 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. The first comprehensive and authoritative bibliography of this important American poet, novelist, playwright and critic. 
Recorded in five sections: works by Aiken; works edited by or contributed to by Aiken; his first appearances in U.S. and British periodicals; translations of his works; and ephemeral pieces and miscellaneous media productions. Indexed. Out-of-print. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 (Alcott, Louisa May). Stern, Madeleine; editor PLOTS AND COUNTERPLOTS: More Unknown Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1976. 0688030467 / 9780688030469 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, lightly shelfworn dust jacket with mild rubbing and a tear to the crown of the spine. Octavo. [319] pages. 
Contents: --"V. V.: or, Plots and Counterplots" (1865), [as by A. M. Barnard]; "A Marble Woman: or, The Mysterious Model" (1865), [as by A. M. Barnard]; "The Skeleton in the Closet" (1867); "A Whisper in the Dark" (1863); and "Perilous Play" (1869). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 (Algren, Nelson). Giles, James R. CONFRONTING THE HORROR: The Novels of Nelson Algren
Kent, Ohio, and London: The Kent State University Press, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Examines the evolution of themes within the works of the author of THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM and A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 (Austen, Jane). Aldington, Richard JANE AUSTEN
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black cloth with paste-on, illustrated title label to front cover; in white tissue dustwrapper. 
The pioneering imagist poet and critic here proffers an even-handed, elegant, penetrating, assessment of the novelist which is admiring, but not gushing. 16 pages. Very appealing fine press production from Ampersand. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 (Bowles, Paul). Green, Michelle THE DREAM AT THE END OF THE WORLD: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier
(New York): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1991). 0060165715 / 9780060165710 First edition. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the edges, else near fine, in a price-clipped, illustrated dust jacket with a photograph of Paul Bowles by Robert Freson to the front panel. 
In the early 60's a group of renegade writers including Paul Bowles, his wife Jane, William S. Burroughs and Alan Ginsberg converged in Morocco--where they wrote some of their most famous works. With photos, notes, sources, and an index. 
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6 (Burroughs, Edgar Rice). Hemingway, Ernest FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition: first state of the dust jacket, the name of the photographer, [Lloyd] ''Arnold,'' does not appear below the photograph of Hemingway. Hardcover. Spine tanned, endpapers brown-toned, as usual, else near fine in oatmeal cloth with black spine lettering stamped to red panel background; in a very good plus dust jacket with some shelfwear, minor chipping, a tear and associated crease, and mild fading. 
A first edition of Hemingway's classic chronicle of the Spanish Civil War and of star-crossed lovers Robert Jordan and Maria. This copy is from the library of Florence Gilbert Burroughs (Edgar Rice Burroughs' second wife) with her attractive bookplate. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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7 (Cervantes, Miguel de). Ford, Jeremiah D.M. & Lansing, Ruth, prepared by CERVANTES: A Tentative Bibliography of His Works and of the Biographical and Critical Material Concerning Him
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1931. 0878210652 / 9780878210657 First edition. Hardcover. Mild fingering and uniform discoloration to the covers, one corner lightly bumped, else near fine in red cloth with gilt titles, rules, and device to the spine; no dust jacket. 239 pages. 
This bibliography lists Cervantes' works, translations, collected works, selections, spurious works, lost works, autographs, bibliography, imitations, music, operas, and operettas, celebrations and anniversaries, biographies and criticism. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 (Dante Alighieri). Quinones, Ricardo J. FOUNDATION SACRIFICE IN DANTE'S COMMEDIA
University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1994). 0271013095 / 9780271013091 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full blue cloth with gilt spine titling; in a fine dust jacket. 
"An engaging, provocative, and insightful study...a rich and valuable reading that allows us to grasp the wonderful web of allusions and references that Dante has woven into his textual fabric."--C. Kleinhenz. 138 pages, including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 (Eliot, George). Hornback, Bert G. MIDDLEMARCH: A Novel of Reform
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1988). 0805779817 / 9780805779813 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial dust jacket. Masterwork Study #14. With frontispiece portrait of Eliot. 
Hornback "examines the complex texture of Eliot's masterwork by concentrating on the development of its remarkable heroine..." With notes, bibliography, index, appendix of student responses, and a chronology of Eliot's life and work. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 (Faulkner, William). Gwin, Minrose C. THE FEMININE AND FAULKNER: Reading (Beyond) Sexual Difference
Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, (1990). 0870496190 / 9780870496196 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A series of "conversations" with the feminine in Faulkner's poetics, this critical study explores the major Faulkner texts in terms of feminist and post-structuralist theory. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 (Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Hemingway, Ernest; Lewis, Sinclair). Anonymous editor THE GREAT AMERICAN PARADE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Neat ownership signature to the top of the front endpaper, else a fine copy in red cloth with spine titles gilt; in a very lightly shelfworn dust jacket with three faint vertical creases, from folding. Octavo. 611 pages. 
Nearly 50 modern American authors are represented in this all-star collection: Caldwell, Cather, Dos Passos, Fitzgerald (episode from GATSBY), Frost, Hemingway, Jeffers, Lardner, Sinclair Lewis, Lindbergh, Parker, Saroyan, Wolfe, et alia. Scarce in dj. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). 0374293473 / 9780374293475 First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Previous owner's rubber-stamped address to front pastedown, else fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of wear to the edges. 
The Nobel prize-winning author's modern fable, here accompanied by Antonio Frasconi's elegant folk-art style woodcuts. A very attractive production. The basis for Barbra Streisand's film adaptation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 (Greene, Belle da Costa). Miner, Dorothy; editor STUDIES IN ART AND LITERATURE FOR BELLE DA COSTA GREENE
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1954. First edition. Thick quarto. 502 pages; indexed. Hardcover. Some light foxing to the endpapers and page fore-edges, but near fine in dark grey buckram with gilt spine titles, rules, and decoration; in a price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with some age-toning, nicks, edge tears and associated creases. 
Festschrift prepared for Belle Greene, the late Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library with contributions in their various fields of specialization by fifty-one distinguished American and European scholars; illustrated with 366 photographic examples. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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14 (Greene, Graham). Kelly, Richard GRAHAM GREENE
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1984). 0804424640 / 9780804424646 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with a tear to the crown of the spine. Octavo. 195 pages; a comprehensive primary bibliography, a selected bibliography of important criticism, and a chronology of the artist's life and works and an index. 
Includes a comprehensive overview of the writer's work--including detailed analyses, with a representative selection of critical responses. Interviews, essays, memoirs and other biographical material. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 (Hemingway, Ernest). Nagel, James, editor ERNEST HEMINGWAY: The Writer in Context
(Madison, Wisconsin): The University of Wisconsin Press, (1984). 0299097404 / 9780299097400 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Sill in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
A collection of twelve original essays, grouped by theme, that offer a new appreciation of Ernest Hemingway's life and art. Includes an essay by Tom Stoppard. 246 pages; list of contributors; and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 (James, Henry). Heller, Terry THE TURN OF THE SCREW: Bewildered Vision
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1989). 0805780807 / 9780805780802 First edition. Twayne's Masterwork Studies #26. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with detail of ''Mother and Mary'' by Edmund Charles Tarbell. 
In-depth critical analysis of James's most celebrated supernatural tale--oft filmed and staged, and oftener probed for its "insoluble ambiguity." James chronology, references, bibliography. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 (Joyce, James). Praeger, Richard Q. TRANSITION #2, SPRING 1981: BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND BROADSIDES BY JAMES JOYCE
(San Francisco, California): (Transition Books), (1981). First edition: #62, one of 180 numbered, cloth-bound copies. Hardcover. Fine, in bright cyan cloth lettered in white; in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
522 item catalogue of Joyceana with parenthetical references to A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JAMES JOYCE by John J. Slocum and Herbert Cahoon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 (Kipling, Rudyard). Seymour-Smith, Martin RUDYARD KIPLING
New York: St. Martin's Press/A Thomas Dunne Book, (1990). 0312039255 / 9780312039257 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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19 (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 / 9780826207425 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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20 (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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