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H. L. M. : The Mencken Bibliography , Adler, Betty
1 Adler, Betty H. L. M. : The Mencken Bibliography
Baltimore Johns Hopkins Press 1961 b0007f59ju 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG-; Bound in blue cloth, initials embossed on ffep - very faint: DJ price-clipped with light wear to edges  
Compiled with the assistance of Jane Wilhelm ; 8vo; 367 pp  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Story Of English Kings According To Shakespeare , Burns, J. J.
2 Burns, J. J. The Story Of English Kings According To Shakespeare
New York D. Appleton & Company 1900 Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in dark green, title in gilt, light wear to edges, nice copy  
Nice collection of Shakespear's English history, includes illustrations ; 12mo; 272 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Butler, Samuel The Way of All Flesh
Garden City Doubleday 1944 Book Club Edition Hardcover NF/NF; lovely copy. Literary Guild selection.  Illustrated by Andre Durenceau, illustrator 
8vo; 429 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Collier, William Francis A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches.
London T. Nelson & Sons 1898 B00088Y27G Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in brown impressed cloth, some wear to edges and top & bottom of spine; bookplate & owners stamp on endpaper  
A great reference work, includes a Supplement on English literature in America.; 8vo; 582 pp  
Price: 17.00 USD
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Shadows On The Grass , Dinesen, Isak
5 Dinesen, Isak Shadows On The Grass
New York Random House 1961 B0006AWPHU Book Club Edition Hardcover G+/G+; Light wear to edges, name and initials embossed on ffep; DJ with light wear to edges, somewhat sun-burnt on spine  
Four short stories about Africa; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 149 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Dreiser, Theodore Sister Carrie
New York Heritage Press 1939 Hardcover VG+/NONE; Bound in light red buckram. Includes the newsletter Sandglass; in a slipcase.  Illustrated by Reginald Marsh, illustrator 
A beautifully printed, illustrated and bound copy; Lg 8vo; 387 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Praise Of Folly , Erasmus, Desiderius
7 Erasmus, Desiderius The Praise Of Folly
Ann Arbor University Of Michigan Press 1958 2nd Printing Softcover VG; Light toning on edges  
8vo; 150 pp  
Price: 4.00 USD
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The Satyricon Of Petronius Arbiter , Firebaugh, W. C. (translator)
8 Firebaugh, W. C. (translator) The Satyricon Of Petronius Arbiter
New York Horace Liveright 1927 B000FVV3FA 2nd Printing Hardcover G+/P; Bound in purple, some fading on spine, light wear to edges, name & date on ffep; DJ very worn, large chips and tape repairs.  
One of the Immortal Classics. This edition is adapted from the idiomatic translation of W. C. Firebaugh. Petronius Gaius was one of emperor Nero's comapanions and the author of "Petronii Arbitri Satyricon, a prose satrical romance interspersed with verse. ; 8vo; 269 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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F. Scott Fitzgerald On Authorship  (Edited by Mathhew J. Bruccoli, with Judith S. Baughman) , Fitzgerald, F. Scott
9 Fitzgerald, F. Scott F. Scott Fitzgerald On Authorship (Edited by Mathhew J. Bruccoli, with Judith S. Baughman)
University Of South Carolina Press 1996 1570031460 / 9781570031465 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Initials embossed on ffep  
A selection of letters and notebook entries, with articles and reviews written for publication, show how Fitzgerald endeavored to maintain a career as a commerical awriter and as a literary artist ; 8vo; 203 pp  
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 Fox, John Christmas Eve on Lonesome, and other Stories.
New York Grosset & Dunlap (1904) 1912? B0006ADSVM Reprint Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in tan with green pine cones & ribbon on front; very slight spotting on edges; inscribed on false t.p.; color frontispiece  
Nice copy, binding tight, text clean, wide margins, good paper.; 12mo; 234 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Vicar Of Wakefield , Goldsmith, Oliver
11 Goldsmith, Oliver The Vicar Of Wakefield
New York Heritage Club 1939 Hardcover VG; In a blue slipcase; bound in tan buckram, some sun-fading on spine, light wear to edges of the slapcase  Illustrated by John Austen, Illus. 
A nicely produced edition. ; 8vo; 210 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Scarlet Letter , Hawthorne, Nathaniel
12 Hawthorne, Nathaniel The Scarlet Letter
New York Heritage Press 1946 Hardcover VG/NONE; In a slipcase with slight sun-fading on spine.  Illustrated by W. A. Dwiggins illustrator 
8vo; 280 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Garden Of Eden , Hemingway, Ernest
13 Hemingway, Ernest The Garden Of Eden
New York Charles Scribner 1986 0684186934 / 9780684186931 Later Printing Hardcover NF/VG; Initials embossed on ffep; DJ somewhat sunburnt on spine  
A story of love and obsession, published post-humously; 8vo; 247 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Sketch Book Of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. , Irving, Washington
14 Irving, Washington The Sketch Book Of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
New York Heritage Club 1939 Hardcover VG+; In a black slipcase, some wear to edges; book bound in red, some sun-fading to spine  Illustrated by Gordon Ross, Illustrations 
A beautifully produced edition ; 12mo; 399 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Knight, Charles Half-Hours with the Best Authors. With Short Biographical and Critical Notices. Six volumes
Philadelphia John C. Winston N.D. Reprint Hardcover VG/NONE; 3/4 green and red buckrum, gilt on spine, top edge gilted, minor foxing to edges of some volumes  
Early reprint, complete in 6 volumes, nice set, includes engravings of many authors; 12mo; 352, 399, 401, pp  
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Company Of Readers: Uncollected Writings Of W. H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, And Lionel Trilling From the Readers' Subscription and Mid-Century Book Clubs , Krystal, Arthur (editor)
16 Krystal, Arthur (editor) A Company Of Readers: Uncollected Writings Of W. H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, And Lionel Trilling From the Readers' Subscription and Mid-Century Book Clubs
New York Free Press 2001 0743202627 / 9780743202626 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover NF/NF  
Foreword by Jacques Barzun; 8vo; 289 pp  
Price: 14.00 USD
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17 Lauer, Solomon TRANSLATIONS
New York Knickerbocker Press 1912 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/NONE; Bound in blue, gilt on top edge, inscribed on flyleaf.  
A collection of translations of various fairy-tales and short stories from the German, Arabic, Swedish, Danish, French & Italian.; 8vo; 253 pp  
Price: 45.00 USD
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Cannibals and Christians , Mailer, Norman
18 Mailer, Norman Cannibals and Christians
New York Dial Press 1966 B0006BNU2S 1st Edition Hardcover VG/G+; Bound in blue cloth, light wear to edges; DJ missing a 2x4 inch piece of the rear wrapper  
Collection of writings covering everything from the Goldwater convention in San Francisco. The US policy on the Vietnam war, to short stories and poems; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Bekenntnisse Des Hochstaplers Felix Krull Der Memoiren Erster Teil , Mann, Thomas
19 Mann, Thomas Bekenntnisse Des Hochstaplers Felix Krull Der Memoiren Erster Teil
Berlin S. Fischer-Verlag 1955 B000GM2JJ2 Hardcover G+/G+; Bound in brown cloth, spotting on boards, notations in pencil on ffep: DJ rubbed on edges, light wear  
German copy of 'Confessions of Felix Krull'; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Der Kleine Herr Friedemann Und Andere Novellen , Mann, Thomas
20 Mann, Thomas Der Kleine Herr Friedemann Und Andere Novellen
Berlin S. Fischer-Verlag 1930 B000H6XCXE Reprint Hardcover G/NONE; Bound in gray cloth with title stamped in blue, wear and discoloration to spine and edges, initials embossed on ffep, name and inscription on ffep, cracked at last page  
An early reprint of Mann's first book, originally published in 1898; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 171 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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