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The Vonnegut Statement

by Klinkowitz, Jerome; John Somer

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Used - Very Good ++
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First Paperback
Published
1973
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Paperback
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NY: Delta, 1973. Bound in stiff wraps, with an early picture of Vonnegut with the ubiqitous Pall Mall ready to fire up. Previous owner's neat name to top of front endpaper. This is the scarce first Delta printing (stated). and in well above average condition. 286 pp.. First Paperback. Soft Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket -… Read more about this item
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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

by SCHATT, Stanley

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
Published
1976
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Hardcover
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Boston: Twayne / G.K. Hall, 1976. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. This is part of the publisher's United States Author Series. 174 pp. Published without a dust jacket. The true first edition (stated on the copyright page).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published.
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Phases of English Poetry

by READ, Herbert

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Used - Very Good +
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First American Edition
Published
1951
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Hardcover
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NY: New Directions, 1951. Bound in yellow cloth, stamped in black. This is "Directions 19". Similar in size, style to the New Classics series. I believe the dust jacket is by Lustig, but he is not given credit. 192 pp. Noted as "Revised" from the UK printing. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very… Read more about this item
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Wodehouse at Blandings Castle -- Vol. 5 of the Millennium Wodehouse Concordance

by RING, Tony; Geoffrey Jaggard

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Used - Very Good ++
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Near Fine
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First Edition
Published
1998
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Hardcover
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UK: Porpoise Books, 1998. Bound in orange boards, stamped in gold in dust jacket with a cartoon depiction. The first edition of volume five of this set. Only flaw is a small book store stamp to top edge of pages. 309 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Near Fine.
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Wodehouse at The Anglers' Rest -- Vol. 2 of the Millennium Wodehouse Concordance

by RING, Tony; Geoffrey Jaggard

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Used - Very Good ++
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Near Fine
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First Edition
Published
1995
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Hardcover
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UK: Porpoise Books, 1995. Bound in blue boards, stamped in gold in dust jacket with a cartoon depiction. The first edition of volume two of this set. 169 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Near Fine.
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Wodehouse in the Clubhouse -- Vol. 1 of the Millennium Wodehouse Concordance

by RING, Tony; Geoffrey Jaggard

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Used - Very Good +
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1994
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Hardcover
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UK: Porpoise Books, 1994. Bound in green boards, stamped in gold in dust jacket with a cartoon depiction. The first edition of volume one of this set and the scarcest volume. Only flaw is spotting to top edge of pages. 153 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Near Fine.
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The Islands in Between; Essays on West Indian Literature

by JAMES, Louis; Ed.

Condition
Used - Very Good ++
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Very Good +
Edition
First British Edition
Published
1968
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Hardcover
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London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1968. Edited & with an introduction by Louis James; contributors include Jean Creary, Mervyn Morris, Bill Carr, Barrie Davies, and John Hearne; black & white plates; minor fading to spine of dust jacket. 166pp.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.
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Lex et Scientia Volume 10 - No 4

by WOLDER, Stanley (Ed.)

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1974
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Paperback
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NY: International Academy of Law and Science, 1974. Bound in stiff green and white wraps. A quarterly re: the International Journal of Law and Science. This copy is from the library of John Hunt (who wrote the first essay in this edition). pp. 121 - 177.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket - As… Read more about this item
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Twenty Questions (Review Copy)

by MCCLATCHY, J. D.

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1998
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Hardcover
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NY: Columbia, 1998. Bound in black cloth over black boards, stamped in silver, in matching black and silver dust jacket. A book on the mystery of poetry. Review copy with publisher's blurb sheet laid in. 200 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Twenty Questions (Review Copy)

by MCCLATCHY, J. D.

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
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First Edition
Published
1998
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Hardcover
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NY: Columbia, 1998. Bound in black cloth over black boards, stamped in silver, in matching black and silver dust jacket. A book on the mystery of poetry. Review copy with publisher's blurb sheet laid in. 200 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Robert Browning: Compiler of The Shelley Concordance

by CUNDIFF, Paul

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Used - Very Good +
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First Edition
Published
1982
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Paperback
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Tampa: P.A. Cundiff, 1982. Bound in stiff yellow wraps, stamped in black. A 30 page controversial work Laid in is a one page reply to PMLA after they rejected using this in their publication. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Dustjacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Reading the Cantos - A Study of Meaning in Ezra Pound (Review Copy)

by STOCK, Noel

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First Edition
Published
1966
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Paperback
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NY: Minerva , 1966. Bound in stiff black and gold illustrated wraps. A 120 page critique of Pound's Cantos. Review copy with slip laid in. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket - As Published. Review Copy.
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Willa Cather (Lives of Notable Gay Men and Lesbians)

by O'BRIEN, Sharon

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First Edition
Published
1995
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Hardcover
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NY: Chelsea House, 1995. Bound in red boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket that has a portrait of Cather on the front panel This is part of the publisher's series on Gay Men and Lesbians (apparently there were 30 books in the series). 144 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.… Read more about this item
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Remembering John Masefield (Signed)

by LAMONT, Corliss

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Reprint
Published
1970
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Paperback
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Literary Review, 1970. Bound in white wraps stamped in black. Consists of pp. 421-455 from the Literary Review, Summer 1970. Inscribed and signed on the front panel. . Signed By Author. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket - As Published.
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Journal of a Novel (Signed)

by PETRAKIS, Harry Mark

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
Reprint
Published
2012
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Paperback
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IN: Duneland, 2012. Bound in stiff, glossy illustrated wraps. A book that descibes the author's daily struggles with writing a book. Inscribed and signed by author in the year of publication. Diagonal crease to front panel. 227 pp. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket - As Published.
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Six Walks in the Fictional Woods

by ECO, Umberto

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1994
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Hardcover
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MA: Harvard, 1994. Bound in black and purple boards, stamped in gold in matching dust jacket that shows books floating through a forest. 153 pp. One of the scarcer Eco first editions. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Sixteen Authors To One

by KARSNER, David

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Used - Very Good ++
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1928
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Hardcover
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NY: Lewis Copeland, 1928. Bound in red cloth, stamped in black in orange and black dust jacket. Contains intimate sketches of multiple "authors of the day", including Dreiser, Cabell, Tarkington, Darrow, Sinclair Lewis, et al. 290 pp. Dust jacket shows some minimal chipping to extremes, none affecting any text. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more about this item
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Letters to W.B. Yeats (Two Volumes complete)

by FINNERAN, Richard J.; Ed.

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
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Hardcover
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NY: Columbia, 1977. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold in matching dust jackets on the two volumes. These are from the library of the late author, Paris Flammonde, and each has a blind stamp on the half title page. 628 pp. total. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.
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The Roots of Romanticism

by BERLIN, Isaih

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1999
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Hardcover
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NJ: Princeton, 1999. Bound in green boards, stamped in gold in matching illustrated dust jacket (small scrape at middle of spine of d.w.). A 171 pp. book from the Bollingen Series - Lecture on Fine Art. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.
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A Skeleton Key To Finnegans Wake

by CAMPBELL, Joseph & ROBINSON, Henry Morton

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Used - Very Good +
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Edition
Later Printing
Published
1976
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Hardcover
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NY: Buccaneer, 1976. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in blue. This is a limited edition (one of 350 copies) in this Buccaneer printing. 297 pp. . Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Limited Edition.
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