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  • WAUGH, Evelyn
    WORK SUSPENDED and Other Stories Written Before the Second World War.

    Edition: First of this collection

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1948. Dark blue cloth. Minute rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; small ink name to top margin of title page; else a fine copy. Price-clipped white dust jacket has small chips, rubbing, tears to tips of tanned and rubbe d spine; short tears and very small chips to flap corners; panels lightly dust soiled; just good. "A new and revised edition together with most of the stories in the collection formerly entitled MR. LOVEDAY'S LITTLE OUTING". Part of the uniform edition of Waugh's works, somewhat uncommon.

    Book ID: 13056
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  • STEINBECK, John
    WORKING DAYS: the journals of The Grapes of Wrath 1938-1941. Edited by Robert DeMott (proof copy)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Viking, 1989. Advance uncorrected proof in grey non-pictorial card covers. Small bump to upper outer corners, spine a bit yellowed, a few short underlines and small margin marks, ink to last page (blank), VG otherwise. Though not signed, this copy is from the library of author Leon Rooke. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53874
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  • COOPERMAN, Stanley
    WORLD WAR I AND THE AMERICAN NOVEL

    Edition: First Edition

    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1967. Dark grey cloth. pp xii, 273, [3]. Bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front; spine lightly sunned, with creases at ends; VG otherwise. Jacket has some rubbing, edge nicks, flap clip, good.

    Book ID: 43857
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  • WOUNDED THAMMUZ by HEATH-STUBBS, John
    HEATH-STUBBS, John
    WOUNDED THAMMUZ

    Edition: First printing

    London: Routledge, 1942. 12mo, pp 24, in plain light green card covers with red and white jacket. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has a small chip at foot of spine and a short tear at head; light dust soiling to rear panel; VG otherwise. The poet's first separate book, a long elegy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 38473
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  • HOWARD, Leon (Wright Morris)
    WRIGHT MORRIS

    Edition: First printing

    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1968. Inscribed by Author; pp 48, stapled in card covers. Spine sunning, yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author to Canadian authors Connie and Leon Rooke - "to Connie & Leon, naturally, Wright". Connie Rooke wrote her PhD dissertation on Morris. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 53862
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  • WINTERSON, Jeanette
    WRITTEN ON THE BODY (Canadian proof)

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Knopf Canada, 1992. Advance uncorrected proof. 190 pp, in white glossy pictorial card covers. UK printed. Light soiling to bottom page edges, else a fine copy. A scarce proof done in a small print run. Projected Canadian publication date was Sept., 1992. Same design as the UK proof.

    Book ID: 7417
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  • MATERER, Timothy[Wyndham Lewis].
    WYNDHAM LEWIS THE NOVELIST.

    Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1976. Tan cloth. 189, [3] pp. Fine copy, no previous owner marks, in a VG dust jacket.

    Book ID: 16477
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  • GALE, Zona
    YELLOW GENTIANS AND BLUE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Appleton, 1927. Cloth & boards. Slight yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has a three inch closed tear to upper inner corner of front panel and minor wear to spine ends, VG+ otherwise, attractive. A short story collection by this Wisconsin writer who won a Pulitzer Prize for he dramatization of her novel MISS LULU BETT.

    Book ID: 43215
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  • YOSHE KALB. Introduction by Isaac Beshivis Singer. Translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel (THE SINNER) by SINGER, I.J.
    SINGER, I.J.
    YOSHE KALB. Introduction by Isaac Beshivis Singer. Translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel (THE SINNER)

    Edition: First of this edition

    New York: Harper & Row, 1965. Black cloth. Very light yellowing to fore edges, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. First published in English in 1933 as THE SINNER.

    Book ID: 46359
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  • VOLLMANN, William T.
    YOU BRIGHT AND RISEN ANGELS

    Edition: First printing

    London: Deutsch, 1987. Blue boards. Text paper a little yellowed, as always, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Illustrations by the author. His first book, edition of 2500 copies. The UK edition preceded the US edition. 1.5 kg parcel

    Book ID: 46846
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  • YOU CAN'T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN. Stories. by Walker, Alice
    Walker, Alice
    YOU CAN'T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN. Stories.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. White cloth spine and mulberry boards. Remains of lower corners of a white label at bottom margin of white front front free endpaper (no skinning. probably once a review copy); small soil spot to inner margin of rear cover; black star rubber stamped to front past edown (hidden by jacket flap) and also printed onto lower outer corner of the rear board; faint foxing to top page edges; the book is otherwise fine and fresh. Price-clipped dust jacket has sunning to the small mauve oval on spine, as usual; soft crease and minute rubbing to foot of spine; black star printed to lower outer corner of rear cover; creases to front flap; else…

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    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. White cloth spine and mulberry boards. Remains of lower corners of a white label at bottom margin of white front front free endpaper (no skinning. probably once a review copy); small soil spot to inner margin of rear cover; black star rubber stamped to front past edown (hidden by jacket flap) and also printed onto lower outer corner of the rear board; faint foxing to top page edges; the book is otherwise fine and fresh. Price-clipped dust jacket has sunning to the small mauve oval on spine, as usual; soft crease and minute rubbing to foot of spine; black star printed to lower outer corner of rear cover; creases to front flap; else fine, very bright. A collection of 14 short stories by this much-esteemed African-American writer, scarce in first edition. I presume the printed and rubber stamped black stars are remainder marks of some sort. The star on the book and especially on the jacket seem to me to have been done by the publisher and not by some jobber.; Octavo

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    Book ID: 7085
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  • BAINBRIDGE, Beryl
    YOUNG ADOLF

    Edition: First printing

    London: Duckworth, 1978. Black boards. 1980 ink name of a noted Canadian author to the front free endpaper, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a new publisher's price sticker beside the clip, else fine. A novel based on the months in 1912 that Adolf Hitler is alledged by some to have spent in Liverpool draft-dodging.

    Book ID: 13571
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  • Yates, Richard
    Young Hearts Crying

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Delacorte, 1984. Advance uncorreted proof, light blue card covers. Creases, light soiling to covers, corner curling, just good.; Octavo 0385292694

    Book ID: 48592
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  • O'RIORDAN, Conal (1874-1948)
    YOUNG LADY DAZINCOURT

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Collins, 1926. Blue cloth stamped in red. Spine very slightly sunned, nicks to tips; VG clean & unworn copy otherwise. An uncommon novel by this Anglo-Irish novelist and dramatist who from 1909-15 was driectory of the Abbey Theatre. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 4298
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  • DICK, Kay
    YOUNG MAN

    Edition: First printing

    London: Heinemann, 1951. Orange cloth. Faint, shallow band of sunning to top edge of front cover, yellowing to first and last page (offset from endpapers), yellowing and minor soiling to page edges, else fine. Jacket has nicks, small rubbed spot to head of spine; two short edge tears internally mended; faint tanning to spine and rear panel; else fine, the colours bright. A sequel to her first novel BY THE LAKE, continuing the story of Robert Stairey in the years 1931-41. Dick was a very difficult, vengeful, lesbian author of talent who never lived up to her promise and managed to alienate almost all who tried to help her.

    Book ID: 5858
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  • WODEHOUSE, P.G.
    YOUNG MEN IN SPATS

    Edition: First Canadian Edition

    McClelland & Stewart, 1936. Red cloth lettered in black. 312 pp. Small ink name at front, light yellowing to page edges, soft vertical ridge on spine, VG jacketless copy otherwise. Printed Toronto, T.H. Best, from UK plates. The UK edition was published 3 April, 1936, and has the same stories as this Canadian edition. The US edition was published 24 July, 1936, and contained 9 of these 11 stories and added 3 new ones. This Canadian edition possibly preceded the US edition. One of PGW's better collections of short stories, including one of his personal favourites, "The Amazing Hat Mystery". McIlvaine A55a.12.

    Book ID: 41690
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  • SANGSTER, Margaret E.
    YOUR BOOK AND MINE.

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Carroll Press, 1923. Light brown boards. 120, [8] pp. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard inserted. Small chip to head of spine; text paper lightly tanned; foxing to blank recto of frontispiece offset a bit onto facing blank page; gilt stamping on front cover dulled; else a VG clean and unworn copy. A collection of verse and prose.

    Book ID: 12314
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  • YOUR CUCKOO SINGS BY KIND by DOBRÉE, Valentine
    DOBRÉE, Valentine
    YOUR CUCKOO SINGS BY KIND

    Edition: First UK edition

    London & NY: Knopf, 1927. Octavo, 284 pp. Grey cloth, red topstain. Damp stain to foot of spine, lower edges of covers, upper inner corner of front cover; two small rust marks to upper rear cover; light yellowing to text paper; spine gilt darkened; VG unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Cream dust jacket is age-darkened, a bit soiled, short edge tears; good, flap price intact. Woodcut illustration to front panel by Helen Sainsbury. A novel about an eleven year old girl, by the wife of author Bonamy Dobrée.

    Book ID: 13618
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  • CONRAD, Joseph
    YOUTH. TYPHOON. THE END OF THE TETHER. With an Introduction by Leo Gurko and illustrations by Robert Shore

    Avon, CT: Heritage Press, 1972. Quarter bound in light blue cloth and colour illustrated boards, sprinkled page edges, 7 colour illustrations. Spine slightly sunned, else fine in fine dark blue card slipcase. With the issue of the Sandglass brochure laid in. 1.5 kg parcel; Quarto

    Book ID: 49761
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  • Anderson, Sherwood
    ZLY SMIECH. Powiesc

    Warsaw: Bibljoteka Groszowa, 1928. First Polish edition of DARK LAUGHTER (1925), translated by Barbary Zanowny. Pictorial wrappers with yapp edges. Yellowing to first and last page from offsetting; nicks to yapp edges; original tissue wrapper present (yellowed, small chips & tears); rubber stamped date (Dec. 18, 1929) above imprint on title page; VG+ copy otherwise, text clean and fresh.; Octavo

    Book ID: 24318
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