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ACKROYD, PETER
Chaucer Brief Lives
London, Vintage, 2005. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 042213
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 7 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 809]

 
ADCOCK, F. E.
Thucydides and His History
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1963. Hardcover. 8vo. Condition: ex-library; bookplate to front pastedown, stamp to ffep, card to rfep, bookplate to rear pastedown, spine label, no other library markings; overall very good-. .
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Book number: 037148
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1079]

 
ALEXANDER, PAUL
Rough Magic A Biography of Sylvia Plath
Cambridge, Da Capo Press, 2003. Paperback. 8vo. Black and white photographic reproductions. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 046133
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1079]

 
AMBURN, ELLIS
Subterranean Kerouac The Hidden Life of Jack Kerouac
New York, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. .
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Book number: 041660
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1295]

 
ANDERSON, SHERWOOD
A Story Teller's Story
Cleveland, Ohio, Case Western Reserve Press, 1968. reprint. Hardcover. 360 pp.8vo,,Nf in sl scuffed but vg+ dj. A quality reprint of Anderson's first autobiography, first published in 1924. Edited by Ray Lewis White.
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Book number: 9900011116
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 1889]
Keywords: Biography;Tar;Winesburg, Ohio;;;;;;

 
ANDERSON, SHERWOOD
Tar: A Midwest Childhood
Cleveland, Ohio, Case Western Reserve Press, 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. xx, 257 pp.8vo,,Nf in sl scuffed but vg+ dj. A quality reprint of Anderson's second autobiography, first published in 1926. A critical text, edited by Ray Lewis White.
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Book number: 9900011117
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 1889]
Keywords: Biography;Anderson, Sherwood;;;;;;;

 
ANDERSON, J. K.
Xenophon: Classical Life and Letters
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974. Hardcover. pp. 206, 8vo. Black and white photographic plates. Light shelfwear, previous owner's embossed stamp to ffep; very good in lightly scuffed, very good Brodarted dustjacket with sunning to spine. .
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Book number: 050759
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1349]

 
DE ASSIS, MACHADO; GROSSMAN, WILLIAM L. (TRANS.)
Epitaph of a Small Winner
New York, The Noonday Press, 1998. Fifth printing. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. Ill.: Frisch, Shari. Foreword by Susan Sontag.
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Book number: 038428
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 971]
Keywords: Frisch, Shari

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET; EARL G. INGERSOLL (ED.)
Margaret Atwood: Conversations
Willowdale, Ontario, Firefly, 1990. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 057245
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1079]

 
QUINN, DAVID B. AND NEIL M. CHESHIRE, EDITED AND TRANSLATED BY
The New Found Land of Stephen Parmenius the Life and Writings of a Hungarian Poet, Drowned on a Voyage from Newfoundland, 1583
Toronto, Canada, University of Toronto Press, 1972. Hardcover. 8vo, pp. 250. Faint spotting to top page edge; very good in lightly edgeworn, vg dust jacket with sticker residue to front. black & white illustrations.
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Book number: 013783
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 863]
Keywords: Hungarian scholar, Hungary, Hungarian poet, Poetry, Poems, Stephen Parmenius, Expeditions, Travel, Shipwreck

 
BAIR, DEIRDRE
Simone de Beauvoir A Biography
New York, Summit Books, 1990. Hardcover. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Light shelfwear, top corner of ffep excised; very good in very good, edgeworn dustjacket. .
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Book number: 058367
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1349]

 
BAKER, MICHAEL
Our Three Selves A Life of Radclyffe Hall
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1985. Hardcover. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Light edgewear; very good in good+, sunned dustjacket. .
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Book number: 058368
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1295]

 
BALLARD, J. G.
The Kindness of Women
New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 056143
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1349]
Keywords: Empire of the Sun;

 
BALLARD, J. G.
Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton An Autobiography
London, Harper Perennial, 2008. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 037085
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 971]

 
BAYLEY, JOHN
Elegy for Iris
New York, Picador USA, 1999. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 035478
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 971]

 
BEAUMAN, NICOLA
E.M. Forster: A Biography
New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. First American edition. Hardcover. pp. x, 404. 8vo. Bound in quarter navy cloth over paper boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board. Black and white photographic plates. Light shelfwear; very good in lightly rubbed, very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 052182
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1349]

 
DE BEAUVOIR, SIMONE
Adieux A Farewell to Sartre
New York, Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback. 8vo. Creasing and scuffing to extremities; good. Translated by Patrick O'Brian.
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Book number: 054043
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DE BEAUVOIR, SIMONE
The Prime of Life
London, Penguin Books, 1994. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear, creasing to spine; good. .
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Book number: 058663
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 971]

 
BEERBOHM, MAX
Seven Men
London, William Heinemann. Hardcover. pp. 219, ads.8vo,,,Biographies of Enoch Soames, Hilary Maltby and Stephen Braxton, James Pethel, A. V. Laider, and 'Savonarola' Brown. Armorial bookplate of 'Casa de Aldrich' to front free endpaper. Bookbinder's stamp to bottom right of second preliminary blank page. Binding shows a touch of rubbing to extremities; else tight and in very good condition. No date of publication shown, but it was probably issued in its original cloth binding in 1919 or 1920. Four pages of publisher's ads at the end of the book. Re-bound in full book calf with morocco spine lables and marbled endpapers. Quite a handsome presentation.
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Book number: 9900043724
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3777]
Keywords: Enoch Soames;Hilary Maltby;Stephen Braxton;James Pethel;A. V. Laider;Savonarola;;;

 
BELFORD, BARBARA
Violet
New York, Simon & Schuster, 1990. 1st printing. Hardcover. 351 pp.8vo,,Vg in vg dj. Ill.: B&w photos. The story of the irrepressible Violet Hunt and her circle of lovers and friends - Ford Madox Ford, H.G. Wells, Maugham etc.
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Book number: 9900011569
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1619]
Keywords: Biography;Feminists;Women writers;;;;;; B&w photos

 
BELL, QUENTIN
Virginia Woolf, Volume Two Mrs. Woolf: 1912-1941
Triad/Granada, 1982. Paperback. 8vo. pp. 300. Contains black and white photographs. Minimal edgewear; very good. .
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Book number: 039871
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 971]
Keywords: Non-Fiction; English Writer; Mrs. Dalloway; A Room of One's Own

 
BLAIR, DEIRDRE
Anais Nin A Biography
New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1995. Hardcover. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good in lightly shelfworn, very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 039906
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 | £UK 10.5 | JP¥ 1403]

 
BREDSDORFF, ELIAS
Hans Christian Andersen: The Story of His Life and Work 1805-75
New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. .
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Book number: 026804
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 863]

 
O'BRIEN, EDNA
James Joyce A Penguin Life
New York, A Lipper / Viking Book, 1999. Hardcover. pp. x, 179. 8vo. 1/4 cloth over pictorial boards. Silver lettering to spine. Previous owner's embossed stamp to half-title, otherwise contents clean and unmarked; very good+ in lightly rubbed, very good dustjacket (protected in brodart sleeve). Penguin Lives.
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Book number: 055448
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1079]
Keywords: Penguin Lives;

 
BRINKLEY, DOUGLAS, ED.
Windblown World The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954
New York, Viking , 2004. Hardcover. pp. xliv, 387. 8vo. Light shelfwear, smokey odor, underlining throughout, ink mark to bottom page edge; good+ in a good+ dust jacket with light shelfwear and rubbing to panels. .
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Book number: 020162
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1511]
Keywords: Journals; Biography; Memoir; Beat Author

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