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1 Abse, Dannie Poet in the Family
Hutchinson 1974 009119430X / 9780091194307 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover in glossy dust jacket; 198 pages. Our copy is inscribed and signed by the poet on the title page. No other writing or marks in book. No signs of handling or wear other than normal shelf wear / light age toning. Daniel Abse (1923 – 2014) was a prominent Welsh poet and career physician who worked for more than 30 years in a chest clinic. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Alan Dent Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell: Their Correspondence
Alfred A. Knopf 1952 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover with no marks or writing in book. Lacks dust jacket. Binding is sound and sturdy. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Alcott, Louisa May (Edited by Kerry A. Graves) The Girlhood Diary of Louisa May Alcott, 1843-1846: Writings of a Young Author
Capstone Press 2000 0736805990 / 9780736805995 Hardcover New 
Brand new hardcover in glossy binding. NO marks; no flaws or defects. This book includes excerpts from Alcott's actual childhood journals and diaries, misspellings and all. Editor Kerry Graves provides further background information on the times and the customs. 32 pages, illustrated. 
Price: 15.88 USD
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4 Amiri Baraka Amiri Baraka (VHS tape) Lannan Literary Series #26
Lannan Foundation/Metropolitan Pictures 1991 1573940275 / 9781573940276 VHS Good 
VHS videocassette. Almost like new, but the video does have a 5-digit catalogue number in magic marker on the label. The clamshell box is like new. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Barrett-Browning, Elizabeth; Barbara P. MCcCarthy (Editor) Elizabeth Barrett to Mr. Boyd: Unpublished Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Yale University Press 1955 Hardcover Very Good 
1955 hardcover in dust jacket. Jacket is price-clipped. NO marks or writing in book. Condition: almost like new, amazingly, with a little light edge-wear to jacket and one closed tear which has been archivally repaired. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer, and Patriot, Beer, Anna
6 Beer, Anna Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer, and Patriot
Bloomsbury Press 2008 1596914718 / 9781596914711 Hardcover New 
Hardcover book in dust jacket, with no marks or flaws. No sign of wear. 480 pages. A fresh and engaging account of the life, times, politics, loves, and letters of the great English poet John Milton on the four-hundredth anniversary of his birth. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Berry, Reginald A Pope Chronology
G. K. Hall 1988 081618951X / 9780816189519 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover. Almost like new, but dust jacket is a little rubbed. NO marks or flaws. 238 pages. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Bigelow, Gordon E. Frontier Eden: The Literary Career of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
University Press of Florida 1980 0813006724 / 9780813006727 Paperback As New 
Bright softcover. Like new, with no marks or flaws. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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9 Bowering, George The Moustache: Memories of Greg Curnoe
Talonbooks 1993 0889104573 / 9780889104570 Paperback New 
Bright, unrread softcover with no remainder marks. Like new, with no defects. 128 pages.

George Bowering and Greg Curnoe became friends in London, Ontario, in 1966. Bowering was a 30-year-old poet and university student and Curnoe was a 29-year-old painter who had dropped out of art school in Toronto to return to his place of birth. Their art was in its youth, their eyes and ears were wide open and their stomachs could withstand pots and pots of strong, black coffee. For 26 years they grew up parallel, inside each other’s work. Greg Curnoe was killed on his bicycle late in 1992, struck down in the middle of his bright career. 
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10 Brenman-Gibson, Margaret Clifford Odets - American Playwright: The Years from 1906-1940
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books 2002 1557834571 / 9781557834577 Paperback New 
Bright, clean softcover. New, with NO marks or signs of wear. 768 pages.

"A monument to a man who encapsulates an era" -Elia Kazan. "Unparalleled for its thoroughness and insight" -Arthur Miller. As Marlon Brando says,"To me, Clifford Odets was the Thirties."' 
Price: 13.50 USD

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11 Brown, Rita Mae Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small
Ballantine Books 2010 0345511808 / 9780345511805 Paperback New 
Bright, new softcover with no marks or flaws. No sign of handling or wear. An uplifting book for animal lovers by an inveterate animal lover. Rita Mae Brown’s earliest memories are of family pets. Throughout her life, a steady parade of cats, dogs, horses, and all sorts of critters have entered and befriended her world. In Animal Magnetism, the bestselling author shares the lessons she’s learned from these marvelous creatures as well as her deep appreciation for them. Both funny and poignant, Animal Magnetism shows how these inspiring creatures can bring out the best in us, restore us, and even save our lives. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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12 Browning, Robert; William Clyde Devane, and Kenneth Knickerbocker New Letters Of Robert Browning
Yale University Press 1950 Hardcover Good Good 
1950 hardcover in dust jacket. NOT an ex-library copy. Book has no marks or writing in it. Jacket is edgeworn, with a few chips and tears, about Good condition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Robert Burns Chronicle 1957 and Club Directory  - Third Series, Volume VI, Burns, Robert
13 Burns, Robert Robert Burns Chronicle 1957 and Club Directory - Third Series, Volume VI
Robert Burns Federation 1957 Paperback Good 
1957 softcover with some handling wear. Xxviii + viii + 188 pages; tables; portraits; 8" x 5"; photos. Contents: "Hugh MacDiarmid," by Alex Macmillan, President of the Burns Federation. Spine ends are worn; cover starting to split at very corner of front cover and spine. The spine has a crease running its length; some of the pages are starting to curl. Rear cover has remnants of a scribble of blue pencil. Includes an essay on Hugh MacDiarmid, poetry by Janet Smith, a photo of the queen visiting the Burns cottage. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Carhart, Margaret S. Life and Work of Joanna Baillie (Yale studies in English)
Gazelle Book Services Ltd 1970 0208009175 / 9780208009173 Hardcover Like New 
Hardcover in dust jacket. Jacket a little sunned along spine; otherwise new, with no marks or defects. Text block is tight; all content is clean and free of defect. 215 pages. 
Price: 36.50 USD
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15 Christopher Summerville Regency Recollections: Captain Gronow's Guide to Life in London and Paris
Ravenhall Books 2006 1905043074 / 9781905043071 Hardcover Fine Very Good 
Like-New unread hardcover in dust jacket. No marks or defects. Jacket edge has a little faint rubbing / shelf-wear. 224 pages.

Captain Rees Howell Gronow was a dandy, a debtor, a duellist and a raconteur who lived the high life in Regency London and Paris. He was also a talented writer and his memoirs form the liveliest picture of Regency society ever produced. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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16 Clark, Arthur Melville Sir Walter Scott: The Formative Years
Blackwood 1969 0851580157 / 9780851580159 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Hardcover in dust jacket. NO marks or writing in book. Jacket is lightly rubbed; otherwise almost like new. 338 pages. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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17 Cockshut, A.O.J. Achievement of Sir Walter Scott
New York University Press 1971 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover in red cloth binding. NO marks or writing in book. No underlining. Holding up very nicely overall. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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William Morris: His Life and Work, Coote, Stephen
18 Coote, Stephen William Morris: His Life and Work
Smithmark 1995 1858334799 / 9781858334790 Hardcover As New 
Like-new hardcover in glossy dust jacket, with no marks or flaws. First Printing. Bright, clean copy with NO wear. 224 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tolstoy: The Making of a Novelist (A Studio book), Crankshaw, Edward
19 Crankshaw, Edward Tolstoy: The Making of a Novelist (A Studio book)
The Viking Press 1974 0670718610 / 9780670718610 Hardcover Like New Very Good 
Hardcover in dust jacket. No marks or flaws. Faint shelf-wear to dust jacket. Jacket now protected in clear mylar sleeve. 276 pages. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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These Were The Hours: Memories of my Hours Press, Réanville and Paris, 1928-1931, Cunard, Nancy
20 Cunard, Nancy These Were The Hours: Memories of my Hours Press, Réanville and Paris, 1928-1931
Southern Illinois Press 1969 Hardcover Like New 
First Edition. Hardcover in pristine dust jacket. NO marks; no flaws or defects. 216 pages. Memoirs of the publishing and jazz-age life of Nancy Cunard, British transportation heiress and avant-garde champion of jazz, poetry, anti-fascism and negritude. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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