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Tour of the Sepulchres of Etruria, in 1839. With Numerous Illustrations. Third Edition
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Tour of the Sepulchres of Etruria, in 1839. With Numerous Illustrations. Third Edition

by Gray, Mrs. Hamilton

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Edition
Third Edition
Published
1843
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Hardcover
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London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1843. SCARCE in any edition, and particularly in collectible condition. Very Good Plus, bound in contemporary quarter pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, brown end papers, edges red, the bookplate of John James Gilchrist at front paste down, light wear at joints and edges, internally clean and bright. xi, 541 pages. Color frontispeice and 3… Read more about this item
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Buried Herculaneum
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Buried Herculaneum

by Barker, Ethel Ross

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1908
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Hardcover
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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1908. xvi, 253, (1,advertisements) pp., with nine plans and sixty-four illustrations. Bright and Near Fine in original bluse cloth stamped in gilt at front cover and spine, light rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners, frontis tissue corner crease, half-title page toned with shadow from the ownership signature of Edward J. Byrne at front… Read more about this item
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Songs of a Black Bird
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Songs of a Black Bird

by Rodgers, Carolyn (M.)

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
Second Printing
Published
1969
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Paperback
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Chicago: Third World Press, 1969. RARE - SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at title page -"To Jason, Peace & love, These things I wish for you. Keep on pushing forward. Carolyn M. Rodgers." Near Fine, crease at top edge rear wrapper. First Edition, Second Printing 1969 stated. 39 pages in gray stapled wrappers. No other signed copies of any of… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  A Residence on The Shores of the Baltic. Described in a Series of Letters. In Two Volumes
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(Association Copy) A Residence on The Shores of the Baltic. Described in a Series of Letters. In Two Volumes

by (Anonymous - Elizabeth Rigby, Afterwards Lady Eastlake)

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1841
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1841. Two volumes handsomely rebound in late 20th c. quarter polished calf over marbled boards. Both volumes with the ownership signatures of fellow author J. G. Lockhart (John Gibson Lockhart, 1794-1854, Scottish biographer and author), Tipped at 2nd front end page a one page ALS, dated April 8, 1844, SIGNED BY AUTHOR to Lockhart -"Dear Mr.… Read more about this item
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The Professor. A Tale
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The Professor. A Tale

by Bell, Currer (Charlotte Bronte)

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1857
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1857. (1) preliminary leaf, [v]-vii, [9]-330 pages, (6) page publisher's catalogue. In publisher's original brown embossed cloth, Very Good, spine dulled, cloth a bit rubbed and soiled, scattered light toning. The first novel written by Charlotte Bronte under the pen name of Currer Bell, though it remained unpublished until after her death… Read more about this item
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Letters to Imlay, with Prefatory Memoir by C. Kegan Paul
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Letters to Imlay, with Prefatory Memoir by C. Kegan Paul

by Wollstonecraft, Mary

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1879
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Hardcover
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London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1879. Very Good, bound in original dark green cloth, back gilt, black end papers, prior owner name dated in year of publication at front blank end pages, light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. lxiii, 207 pages, engraved portraits of Mary Wollstonecraft at frontis and facing P.1, by Opie, engraved… Read more about this item
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Books and Men
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Books and Men

by Repplier, Agnes

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1888
Binding
Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at 2nd front end page -"Madame Mary Edwards, with the affectionate regards of the authoress. Christmas 1888". Philadelphia essayist and feminist Agnes Repplier's (1855-1950) first book and first collection of essays; she later earned the nickname "our dean of essayists" from Edward Wagenknecht. Very Good, likely no jacket issued. Prior… Read more about this item
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A Street in Bronzeville
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A Street in Bronzeville

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Used - Good
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Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
Published
1945
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1945. Third Edition stated. Near Fine, prior owner name in ink front end page, shallow 1" chip at fore edge of final page, not affecting text. In a Very Good dust jacket, 1/2" x 2" chip at top edge spine and front cover, tiny chips at corners. The author's acclaimed first published book of… Read more about this item
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Annie Allen

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Edition
Second Printing
Published
1949
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1949. Fine, prior owner name in ink front end page, in Very Good dust jacket, 1/1/2" x 1" triangular chip at top edge front cover, light rubbing at edges. x, 56 pages. The 1950 Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry, which made Brooks the first African-American to win that award. This copy lacking the First… Read more about this item
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Love Taps Gently
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Love Taps Gently

by Lambert, Janet

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
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Hardcover
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1955. First Edition stated. Near Fine, faint toning front end papers and tidy prior owner name in ink front end page, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, light wear st spine ends and corners. Susan Jordon at sweet 16. Indiana author. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more about this item
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Myself and I
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Myself and I

by Lambert, Janet

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1957
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Hardcover
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1957. First Edition stated. Near Fine, faint toning front end papers and one small white spot each at front and rear boards. In a Very Good Plus dust jacket, light wear st spine ends and corners. Susan Jordon at is now 18, and facing a crucial point in her life. Indiana author. . First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Compton Merivale: Another Leaf from the Lesson of Life
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Compton Merivale: Another Leaf from the Lesson of Life

by (Mary Matilda Howard ,1828-1881)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1850
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Hardcover
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London: John W. Parker, 1850. RARE, OCLC locates eight institutional holdings, no other copies in current commerce. The second of her three religious novels, the others were Brampton Rectory: or, The Lesson of Life, 1849, London and The Youth and Womanhood of Helen Tyrrel, 1854, London. Neither of those are found in current commerce. Bound in contemporary embossed calf, ornate… Read more about this item
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Blindpits (Three Volumes Bound in Two)
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Blindpits (Three Volumes Bound in Two)

by (Taylor, Elizabeth) (died 1879)

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Used - Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1868
Binding
Hardcover
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Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1868. Vol. I, 311, 1-146, Vol. II, 147-312, 273 pages. Three volumes bound in two in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, marbled edges, tan end papers. Near Fine, rubs to calf at spine of Vol. I, light edge wear, contemporary gift inscriptions at front end pages. A contemporary calling card for "Mifs Stillingfleet" laid in.… Read more about this item
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Ariel
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Ariel

by Plath, Sylvia; Introduction by Robert Lowell

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1966
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Row, 1966. Near Fine, very faint small spots of toning at end pages, in a Near Fine dust jacket, small chip at head of spine and small triangular closed tear top edge at spine fold, small ink inventory number by prior owner top of front flap above printed price. First Edition stated at copyright page.… Read more about this item
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Winter Trees
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Winter Trees

by Plath, Sylvia

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780060133672
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New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Printing. with complete number row 1-10 at bottom rear end page. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, tiny top corner crease rear flap..The book feels unread, a truly lovely and gift quality copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Selected Poems
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Selected Poems

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
Later Printing
Published
1963
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to fellow poet Roger Pfingston at half-title page -"For Roger, with much admiration for your work. Sincerely, Gwendolyn Brooks, July 7, 1967". A later printing, code of M-P at copyright page denotes a May, 1965 printing. Near Fine, a touch of shelf rubbing at bottom edges, in… Read more about this item
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The Night Traveler
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The Night Traveler

by Oliver, Mary

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1978
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Paperback
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Cleveland: Bits Press, 1978. The much beloved Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning poet's SCARCE third book. Near Fine, sun fading along spine and top edges, tiny bump top edge front wrapper. Internally clean, bright, and unmarked. . First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Family Pictures
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Family Pictures

by Brooks, Gwendolyn

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1970
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Paperback
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Detroit: Broadside Press, 1970. First Edition, First Printing stated at copyright page. SCARCE in current commerce. Near Fine, just a hint of browning at edges, else Fine. Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the most highly regarded American poets of the 20th century and the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. A quite lovely copy. . First Edition. Stapled… Read more about this item
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Mosaic
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Mosaic

by Roman, Judith

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1979
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Paperback
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Bloomington, Indiana: The Raintree Press, 1979. RARE. Not found at WorldCAt, no copies in current commerce. Contains 16 poems by Judith Roman "For My Friends". Near Fine, faint browning to wrappers. One for the Raintree Press completist. . First Edition. String Tied. Near Fine. Narrow 4to. Chap Book.
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The Love Book
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The Love Book

by Kandel, Lenore

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
Published
1966
Binding
Paperback
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San Francisco: Stolen Paper Editions , 1966. Second Printing of the Stolen Paper editions, with the cover overprinted in blue. Her first book, the true first edition was self-published, then published by Jeff Berner of the Stolen Paper Review in various printings. Near Fine, slight browning to rear wrapper at spine edge. Red end papers, 6 pages, four poems; God/Love… Read more about this item
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