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  • ALLEN, James Lane
    A KENTUCKY WARBLER

    Edition: First printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1918. Green V cloth. Colour frontispiece. BAL 486. Tanning to page edges, else a fine copy. In the scarce dust jacket, which has chips (no lettering lost), a sticker scar to slightly darkened spine, VG otherwise.

    Book ID: 41510
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  • KENNELLY, Brendan
    A KIND OF TRUST (inscribed)

    Edition: First printing

    Dublin: Gallery Books, 1975. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, card covers in jacket. pp 33, [3]. Light yellowing to jacket spine, soft bump to upper outer corners, else fine. Inscribed by author to the late Canadian poet "To Judith Fitzgerald from Brendan Kennelly". Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 46150
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  • JEROME, V.J.
    A LANTERN FOR JEREMY: a novel

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Masses & Mainstream, 1952. Green cloth. Endpaper tanning, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Price-clipped jackdet has mild rubbing, small tears, at spine ends; splits to front flap fold; corner crease and two small snags to front panel; one inch tear to rear panel; generally VG otherwise, still respectable in appearance, colours bright. An autobiographical novel of a Jewish boyhood in Poland by this American Communist author. In Ridout. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 43255
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  • MacDIARMID, Hugh
    A LAP OF HONOUR (inscribed)

    Edition: First printing

    London: MacGbbon & Kee, 1967. Inscribed by Author; Red boards. pp (69), [3]. Fine copy. Jacket has a small chip and nick at head of spine, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author to an academic, Biggar, Sept., 1967". Poems publisheed to mark his 75th birthday. Includes a glossary of Scots words. ; Tall octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 49190
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  • Saintsbury, George
    A Letter Book. Selected with an Introduction on the History and Art of Letter-Writing.

    London: G. Bell and Sons, 1922. Fourth printing, same year as first. 12mo, red cloth lettered in white, red top page edges. pp. xii, 306, [2, ads). Spine darkened, slightly scuffed, else a VG clean, sound copy. With four-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from Saintsbury tipped in at front (dated 6 June 1923 - two inch tear at one fold). Ink notation on title page in another hand "....with a letter from George himself, as frontispiece..." ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 20234
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  • MASEFIELD, John
    A LETTER FROM PONTUS and other verse

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Macmillan, 1936. Dark blue cloth. Pastedowns browned from binding materials, bookstore rubber stamp at bottom margin of front free endpaper, else fine. Pale blue jacket has tiny chips to ends of slightly darkened spine, light soiling, else fine, flap price intact.

    Book ID: 46652
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  • SMITH, John
    A LETTER TO LAO TZE (inscribed)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961. cream boards. [2], 59, [3] pp. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "____, from John Smith, 1966". Small brown flecks to upper inner corner of front pastedown and to lower inner corner of rear pastedown; soft creas e to first two leaves; else fine. Cream dust jacket very lightly sunned to spine, with faint soil spots to front cover, else fine, flap price intact. The author's fifth collection of poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 18414
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  • A LIFE by MORRIS, Wright
    MORRIS, Wright
    A LIFE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1973. Cloth & boards. Ink owner name of Canadian author John Metcalf, very small soft bumps to outer corners, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks a slight rubbing to ends of bit yellowed spine, VG otherwise, flap price intact.; Octavo

    Book ID: 53294
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  • A LITERARY MAP OF BALTIMORE, the Almost Athens of the Upper South., 1729-1969

    Cockeysville, MD: Baltimore County Historical Society, no date (1969?). Large sheet folded to make sixteen 4 1/2 x 9 1/8 inch panels. VG, clean copy.

    Book ID: 41870
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  • WAUGH, Evelyn
    A LITTLE LEARNING. An Autobiography. The early years

    Edition: First US printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1964. Beige cloth. Fine copy. Jacket spine lightly sunned, else fine.

    Book ID: 46823
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  • WAUGH, Evelyn
    A Little Order: A selection from his journalism edited by Donat Gallagher

    Edition: First printing

    London: Eyre Methuen, 1977. Octavo, green cloth. pp (xvi), 192. Tidy ink owner name at top margin of front free endpaper, with ink date on the other side, else fine in fine price-clipped jacket. 0413327000

    Book ID: 35046
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  • JAMES, Henry
    A LONDON LIFE. The Patagonia. The Liar. Mrs. Temperly

    Edition: First US Edition

    London: Macmillan, 1889. The US issue of the second UK (one volume) edition (i.e., first American "edition"). Dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges trimmed, black endpapers, 2 pp ads with prices in dollars. Minor rubbing to spine ends, page edges yellowed, else fine and bright. E&L A33b. Supino 33.4.0. BAL 10587.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49794
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  • A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE by PRICE, Reynolds
    PRICE, Reynolds
    A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE

    New York: Atheneum, 1962. Inscribed by Author; Second printing. Light brown cloth. Spine has a bit of wear to ends, just a good, jacketless copy. . Inscribed by the author to his old friend and fellow North Carolinian (by birth) Leon Rooke in 1968, who has also signed at the front. The copy is heavy with ink notes and underlining by Constance Rooke, who wrote a book on Price for Twayne's United States Authors Series. This novel was his first published book and won a William Faulkner Foundation Award.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 53325
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  • HORNBY, Nick
    A LONG WAY DOWN

    Edition: First printing

    London: Viking / Penguin, 2005. Black cloth, red endpapers, in red & black card slipcase. Fine copy. Slipcase has one small worn spot, else fine. The limited issue, #237 of an edition of 1000 copies, signed by the author. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 54048
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  • A LOOK ROUND THE ESTATE. Poems 1957-1967. by AMIS, Kingsley
    AMIS, Kingsley
    A LOOK ROUND THE ESTATE. Poems 1957-1967.

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1968. Octavo, back cloth spine and grey decorated boards, bright yellow endpapers. [10], 49, [5] pp. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Dust jacket has a few tiny nicks, else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 15605
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  • CATHER, Willa
    A LOST LADY (Canadian issue)

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1923. Green cloth gilt, green & mauve decorated endpapers, red top edge. Ink name at front, else fine. Jacket has tiny corner chips, bit darkened & lightly rubbed spine, chips to spine tips (no loss of lettering), nice otherwise. The Canadian edition was made from the US first issue sheets (with a cancel title leaf), as it has "of" instead of "af" on line 19 of page 174. There were 20 k copies of the US edition, and probably a 10th (or fewer) of that number for Canada. An uncommon edition very scarce in any sort of jacket.

    Book ID: 285
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  • A LOST SEASON by FULLER, Roy
    FULLER, Roy
    A LOST SEASON

    Edition: First Edition; First Printing

    London: Hogarth Press, 1944. Dark red cloth. Light foxing to front endpapers and page edges, else fine, no owner names. Cream dust jacket has darkening to spine, minor soiling to panels, VG+ otherwise, flap price intact. Some WWII content (Fuller was with the RN stationed in East Africa at the time). The author's third book of poetry.; The New Hogarth Library no. 14; 12mo; 60 pages

    Book ID: 55450
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  • UNGARETTI, Giuseppe
    A MAJOR SELECTION OF THE POETRY OF GIUSEPPE UNGARETTI. Translated by Diego Bastianutti

    Toronto: Exile, 1997. Glossy card covers. pp (471). Text in English and Italian. Fine copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53765
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  • LESSING, Doris
    A MAN AND TWO WOMEN.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1963. Octavo, 304 pp, blue boards. Sticker stain to upper inner front pastedown, light yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has light rubbing; light dust soiling to rear panel; ring stain to front panel noticable only with a close look; VG+ otherwise, still attractive. A collection of short stories. Lessing won the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature.

    Book ID: 20665
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  • Lessing, Doris
    A MAN AND TWO WOMEN

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1963. Octavo, 304 pp. Blue boards. Light foxing to top page edges; Canadian distributor's name and Canadian price indicated in ink to upper inner corner of rear pastedown (the copy was owned by a book reviewer), else fine, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket shows yellowing to white spine lettering; light soiling to white rear panel; creases to foot of spine; 1 cm nick to upper inner corner of front panel; else VG, attractive. A collection of short stories. Lessing won the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature.

    Book ID: 18716
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