Ilustrated Wraps. 312pp. illus. bw photos. Barbara Cartland's classic memoir of the 1920's. It brilliantly recreates an extraordinary era, when the young danced all night - determined, in the pursuit of pleasure, to forget the deprivation, the horror and misery of the recent war.In this dazzling book, she captures all.....
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Beyond the Wall: Essays from the Outside
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1984. First printing, wraps issue. Wraps. 8vo, 203 pp. Inscribed and signed by author in year of publication. Wrappers handled and edgeworn, front cover has small nick at top edge and one corner creased, wrapper and page corners lightly bumped, light foxing and tanning.....
Confessions of a Barbarian; Selections from the Journals of Edward Abbey, 1951-1989
Boston: Little Brown, 1994. Third printing. Cloth.
Surface and Symbol: The Consistency of James Joyce's Ulysses
New York: Oxford / Galaxy, 1967. Wraps. 8vo, 290 pp. Wrappers a bit soiled and edgeworn, page edges tanned.
Technopaigneia, carmina figurata and Bilder-Reime; Seventeeth-century figured poetry in historical perspective
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. Reprint. wraps. Reprinted from Comparative Criticism a Yearbook.
A Rosario Castellanos Reader
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1988. First edition. Paperback. 8vo. 380pp. First Edition. Warn inscription from Maureen Ahern to a well-known American feminist writer. Lower righthand corner bumped. Front cover faded along edges. Rosario Castellanos Figueroa was a Mexican poet and author. She was one of Mexico's most important.....
Anna Akhmatova: A Poetic Pilgrimage
New Brunswick: Oxford University Press, 1976. First edition. Cloth. 8vo, 213 pp., illustrated. Boards lightly rubbed at head and heel, page edges tanned, head of fore-edge very lightly bumped, previous owner name on title page. Jacket sunned, edgeworn, with a few tiny chips.
Memories of Our Future: Selected Essays 1982-1999
San Francisco: City Lights, 1999. First printing. Wraps. 8vo, 292 pp. Rear wrapper edge creased.
Jo's Boys, And How They Turned Out
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1903. Ellen Wetherald Ahrens. First printing thus. Cloth. Pictorial cloth stamped in three colors with gilt lettering, top edge gilt, 8vo, 358 pp., b/w plates. Covers a bit handled, rubbed at edges, spine faded, page edges tannedfront hinge starting, book plate on front free endpaper.....
Transcendental Wild Oats; and excerpts from the Fruitlands diary
NP: Harvard Common Press, 1975. First printing. Wraps. Introduction by William Henry Harrison and Illustrations by J. Streeter Fowke. 43pp. Illus. In Poetry Binders.
Sea Years osf Joseph Conrad, The
Garden City: Doubleday, 1965. First edition. Cloth. 8vo, 368 pp. Page edges tanned; jacket priceclipped, edgeworn.
Symbolic World of Federico Garcia Lorca
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1972. First edition. Cloth. 8vo, 205 pp. Head and heel of spine lightly rubbed, top edge a bit dusty, light edgewear to jacket.
Jeanne Williams (Western Writers Series No. 98)
Boise, ID: Boise State University, 1991. Staplebound wraps. 8vo, 54 pp. Inscribed and signed by Williams on front cover and with corrections to text in her hand on one page. A handwritten signed letter from Williams on her stationery is laid in, along with a printed Update of Titles list.....
Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. First edition. Boards. 8vo, 250 pp. Light sunning to edges of boards, page edges, and jacket edges.
Industrial Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2006. First edition. Cloth. Contemporary North American Poetry Series. 8vo, 206 pp. Essays.
Subterranean Kerouac: The Hidden Life of Jack Kerouac
St Martins Pr, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Some wear to jacket at edges and window edges.
Fiery Fountains, The
London: Rider, 1953. First UK edition. Cloth. 8vo, 184 pp. Foxing to page edges and endpapers, pages tanned. Jacket rubbed and edgeworn with light chipping at head and heel of spine and folds, corner of front flap creased.
The Heart's Precision; Judson Crews and his Poetry
Carson, CA: Dumont Press, 1994. First edition. Paperback. 8vo, 224pp. Wraps. Index, Bibliography. Judson Crews (June 30, 1917 – May 17, 2010) was an American poet, bookseller and small press publisher. During his lifetime, Crews published more than 2,000 poems in more than 500 magazines and published early poems by.....
Shelley and His Friends in Italy
London: Methuen, 1911. Maxwell Armfield. First edition. Cloth. Gilt-lettered and decorated blue cloth, 8vo, xv, 326 pp., 16 plates including eight in color, publisher's catalog. Spine cocked, head and heel of spine and corners of boards heavily bumped and worn with some loss and fraying, head of spine pulled with.....
Primo Levi; The Tragedy of an Optimist
Woodstock, NY: Overlook Hardcover, 1999. First printing. Hardcover.
Water-Witch, The, or The Skimmer of the Seas: A Tale; by the author of The Pilot, Red Rover, etc. In Two Volumes
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1838. Boards. Two volumes, 12mo, 256 pp. & 251 pp. Early printing. Boards sunned, stained and worn, with some loss at edges and corners; spine soiled, chipped; corners of boards bumped; foxing to interior; dampstain affecting boards and endpapers.
Accent on Life [Merle Armitage's Accent on Life]
Ames: Iowa State University, 1964. First edition. Cloth. 8vo, 386 pp., illus. Inscribed and signed by the author. Edges of covers faded, page edges lightly foxed, previous owner's name (in inscription) inked out with sticker ghost where address label has been pasted over it (author's signature unaffected). Jacket dustsoiled, edgeworn.....