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Tablets, Alcott, A. Bronson
1 Alcott, A. Bronson Tablets
Boston, MA Roberts Brothers 1968 Early printing Hardcover Good+ 
This is an early printing - with 208p. and 12p of ads, however, missing the frontispiece illustration and with plain title page. The book is in Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing, small nicks and tears and some fraying. There is a tear to the front spine jointas well. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but are toned at the edges. The title page is detached and has several chips missing from the foredge. Bronson Alcott was the father of Louisa May Alcott and a innovative educator, philosopher, and reformer. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Dialogue with an Audience, Ciardi, John
2 Ciardi, John Dialogue with an Audience
Philadelphia, PA J. B. Lippincott Company 1963 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
This book is in Near Fine conddition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a laid-in handwritten note, apparently from an editor, at Angel Island Publications, Inc. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small spots of ground-in dirt. "The present book is a record of Mr. Ciardi's performance as agent provocateur, catalyst, and preceptor. It collects the articles that Saturday Review readers have answered with blasts and bravos." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Great Spiritual Writers of America, Fitch, George Hamlin
3 Fitch, George Hamlin Great Spiritual Writers of America
San Francisco, CA Paul Elder and Company 1916 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's penciled name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a long tear to the top rear spine joint along with several other small edge nicks and tears to the spine ends and corners. "This little book is intended to round out and complete the studies in literature already issued in Comfort Found in Good Old Books and Modern English Books of Power." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Under a Thatched Roof, Hall, James Norman
4 Hall, James Norman Under a Thatched Roof
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1942 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. This copy has been signed with an inscription on the front endpaper by the author. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light, ground-in dirt to the book covers, some sunning to the spine and some beginning bumping to the bottom corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "A few weeks ago I thumb-tacked on the wall of my workroom, in a position where I could turn to it often and easily, a full-page photograph which I found in a recent number of Life Magazine. There was a caption beneath, but I clipped that off. It read: This quaint 1932 photograph shows A. Edward Newton, late great book collector (left), entertaining essayist Agnes Repplier in his library." ; Signed by Author 
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Views Of A Nearsighted Cannoneer Sex, Suicide, Homosexuality, Sportswriting, Jews, Negroes, Jazz, Genius, Insanity, New York: the Literary Lower Deaths, Krim, Seymour (with A Foreword by Norman Mailer)
5 Krim, Seymour (with A Foreword by Norman Mailer) Views Of A Nearsighted Cannoneer Sex, Suicide, Homosexuality, Sportswriting, Jews, Negroes, Jazz, Genius, Insanity, New York: the Literary Lower Deaths
New York Excelsior Press Publishers 1961 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing to the edges of the book cover. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though the pages have some toning due to the acid content of the paper. "Seymour Krim (May 11, 1922 August 30, 1989) was an American author, editor and literary critic. He is often categorized with the writers of the Beat Generation. He wrote for the Village Voice, Playboy, New York Element and International Times, among many other publications. He worked for a time at The New Yorker, where Brendan Gill recalled he was often "stripped to the waist." " 
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Sub-stance 26 Vol IX No. 1, Levy, Sydney & Michel Pierssens
6 Levy, Sydney & Michel Pierssens Sub-stance 26 Vol IX No. 1
Ann Arbor, MI University of Wisconsin 1980 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light creasing to the bottom front corner of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are: Catastophes: The Morphology of Metaphor, Metonymy, Synecdoche and Irony by Donald Rice, Mini-Max Discourse by Frank L. Coppay, Details and Decadence: End-Troping in Madame Bovary by Naomi Schor, The Fall of the House of Usher by Claudine Hermann and Nicholas Kostis, Textuality of the Subject in Belle de Jour by Paul Sandro, Impertinent Questions; Irigaray, Sade, Lacan by Jane Gallop, Semiotics, Erotographics and Barthes's Visual COncern by Betty R. McGraw, The Disruptions of Irony in Gide's L'Immoraliste by Nathaniel Wing. 
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If Men were Angels An Exploration of the Mysteries of Man: Youth, Education, Politics, Death, Mayer, Milton
7 Mayer, Milton If Men were Angels An Exploration of the Mysteries of Man: Youth, Education, Politics, Death
New York Atheneum 1972 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning toning to the edges of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The edges of the text block have noticeable foxing / spotting. This copy has been signed on the title page by the author. The author also included a dated inscriptionon the front free page. This book contains a series of essays, including: Operation Bootstraps, The Nature of the Beast, if Any, Everybody's Business is Whose?, The Salivation Army, The Fallen Angel and the Risen Ape, Old Men - New Hats, With a Red Ribbon on It, Sigmund's Serpent, Down to Hard Cases, How Like an Angel, All the Armageddons, More Trial, More Error, Roll Call of the Wise Men, Sweeney Discovers Russia, Alienable Rights, and many more. ; Signed by Author 
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PRIZE ARTICLES 1954 The Benjamin Franklin Magazine Award Winners, Miller, Llewellyn (editor)
8 Miller, Llewellyn (editor) PRIZE ARTICLES 1954 The Benjamin Franklin Magazine Award Winners
New York Ballantine Books 1954 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book number H-72 in the Ballantine Books Hardback series. The book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of the remnant of a previous owner's address label on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing, along with a couple of small semi-closed edge tears. This book includes Ray Bradbury's Sun and Shadow. The stories included are: Ladies' Home Journaly Comment by Beatrice Blackmar Gould and Bruce Gould on Margaret Hickey's articles on public affairs, John Barlow Martin, Why Did it Happen: The Riot at Jackson Prison (the Saturday Evening Post), William H. Whyte, Jr. The Transients, a four-part report (Fortune), Adlai Stevenson, The World I Saw (from an eight-part series) (Look), Robert Coughlan, The Private World of William Faulkner, a two-part essay (Life), Ray Bradbury, Sun and Shadow (The Reporter), Lincoln Barnett, the editors and staff of Life, the Pageant of Life, from The World We Live In (Life). 
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BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION, Milne, A. A.  (Allan Alexander)
9 Milne, A. A. (Allan Alexander) BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION
London, England Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1929 0416308600 / 9780416308600 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Very Good copy of the book. First Edition. The pink / light purple cloth covered boards have some spots of discloration to the bottom front edge of the book. The spine of the book has some darkening / sunning. The text pages are clean, though the very edges of the pages have noticeable spots of foxing and toning. The foredge and bottom edges of the text block are uncut. There is a laid-in advert / order form for Toad of Toad Hall by Kenneth Grahame included with this book. The book contains a series of essays by the author of Winnie-the-Pooh. 
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Predilections, Moore, Marianne
10 Moore, Marianne Predilections
New York Viking Press 1955 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This copy has signed, with an inscription, on the front endpaper by the author. The author has also made a correction to page 76 in her own hand. There is a book plate which is possibly that of actor Terence Vliet. The book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Silence is more eloquent than speech - a truism; but sometimes something that someone has written excites one's admiration and one is tempted to write about it; if it is in a language other than one's one, perhap to translate it..." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Passivity Program, Morley, Christopher (with an introduction by Ben Abramson)
11 Morley, Christopher (with an introduction by Ben Abramson) Passivity Program
Chicago, IL Argus Book Shop, Inc. 1939 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers and a beginning nick / chip to the bottom spine end of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning. "This is not a writing, but conversation. It is condensed from a stenographic transcript taken down as uttered, and was the concluding talk of a series given in March and April, 1939, at Adelphi College, Garden City, Long Island. The term Passivity is employed with some mischief as "Activity Programs" have become a fetich among progressive educators." 
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Scripps College Bulletin The Writing of a Poem: An Address by May Sarton, Scripps College (May Sarton)
12 Scripps College (May Sarton) Scripps College Bulletin The Writing of a Poem: An Address by May Sarton
Claremont, CA Scripps College 1957 1st Edition; 1st Printing Pamphlet Near Fine 
This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. This item includes an address that was given by May Sarton at Scripps College, Claremont, CA on March 12, 1957. The pamphlet is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The pamphlet and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and creasing to the corners of the covers. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some beginning toning to the edges. "Through the generous bequest of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Perry Clark, Scripps College has been able periodically to invite to its campus representative women who have won distinction in one or another of the professions. Our visitors on this lecture foundation have usually spent several days at the college, giving at least one public lecture and meeting informally with students and faculty." 
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Beat Zen Square Zen and ZEN, Watts, Alan W.
13 Watts, Alan W. Beat Zen Square Zen and ZEN
San Francisco, CA City Lights Books 1956 4th Printing Pamphlet Very Good+ 
This is a staplebound pamphlet with medium cardstock covers. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. The pamphlet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The off-white covers have noticeable toning to the edges. The text pages are clean and bright. "The following essay appeared in the Chicago Review for the Summer of 1958, and is now republished with the Editor's kind permission." 
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Intentions The Decay of Lying Pen Pencil and Poison The Critic as Artist The Truth of Masks, Wilde, Oscar
14 Wilde, Oscar Intentions The Decay of Lying Pen Pencil and Poison The Critic as Artist The Truth of Masks
New York Brentano's 1912 Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The foredges of the text pages are uncut and a number of the pages have been opened roughly. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "Paradox is never so absolutely king as when you try to determine the separate ways of life and of literature." 
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Sub-stance 26 Vol IX No. 1, Levy, Sydney & Michel Pierssens
Sub-stance 26 Vol IX No. 1

Views Of A Nearsighted Cannoneer Sex, Suicide, Homosexuality, Sportswriting, Jews, Negroes, Jazz, Genius, Insanity, New York: the Literary Lower Deaths, Krim, Seymour (with A Foreword by Norman Mailer)
Views Of A Nearsighted Cannoneer Sex, Suicide, Homosexuality, Sportswriting, Jews, Negroes, Jazz, Genius, Insanity, New York: the Literary Lower Deaths

Passivity Program, Morley, Christopher (with an introduction by Ben Abramson)
Passivity Program

 
 
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