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Dearest Andrew: Letters from V. Sackville-West to Andrew Reiber, 1951-1962

By: [Sackville-West, V. (Vita); Reiber, Andrew]; MacKnight, Nancy (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292327

ISBN: 068416275X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Quarter-inch tear along jacket spine head, small hole on front jacket panel, rear side of jacket spine head previously mended with tape, front jacket flap price-clipped. One inch surface tear to rear paste-down endpaper, one inch chip to bottom edge of last page. 1979 Hard Cover. 127 pp. In 1851 Andrew Reiber, a resident of Maine, wrote to Vita Sackville-West, asking if a young friend of his might visit her garden in Kent, England, already famous though not then, as now, open to the public. This led to a correspondence that lasted until Vita's death in 1962. They never met. View more info

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Vita and Harold: The Letters of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson

By: [Sackville-West, Vita; Nicolson, Harold]; Nicolson, Nigel (Editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292335

ISBN: 0399136665

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1992 Hard Cover. x, 452 pp. A collection of correspondence between the poet-novelist and her diplomat-politician-author husband spans fifty years to recount their turbulent and open marriage, Vita's lesbian affair with Violet Trefusis, their colorful circle of friends, and more. View more info

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The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf

By: [Sackville-West, Vita; Woolf, Virginia]; DeSalvo, Louise (Editor); Leaska, Mitchell A. (Editor; Introduction)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292333

ISBN: 0688039634

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1985 Hard Cover. 448 pp. After they met in 1922, Vita Sackville-West, a British novelist married to foreign diplomat Harold Nicolson, and Virginia Woolf began a passionate relationship that lasted until Woolf’s death in 1941. Their revealing correspondence leaves no aspect of their lives untouched: daily dramas, bits of gossip, the strains and pleasures of writing, and always the same joy in each other’s company. This volume, which features over 500 letters spanning 19 years, includes the writings of both of these literary icons. DeSalvo and ... View more info

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Chin P'ing Mei: The Adventurous History of His Men and his Six Wives

By: [Sheng, Lanling Xiaoxiao]; Waley, Arthur (Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1764166

Condition: Very Good


First one-volume edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed with a few tiny tears along edges. 1947 Hard Cover. xxii, 863 pp. 8vo. A Chinese novel dating to the Ming Dynasty, controversial for its brazen sexuality, and considered pornographic by some. Despite that fact, it is respected as an important work in the history of literature for its contributions to the development of the narrative art. View more info

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A Companion to the Grapes of Wrath

By: [Steinbeck, John]; French, Warren

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Seller ID: 2291534

ISBN: 0140119876

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages faintly toned, ink underlining, pencil name on blurb page. 1989 Trade Paperback. xi, 243 pp. Essays on the social and literary background of John Steinbeck's classic novel The Grapes of Wrath, including commentary, documents, and archival material.--front wrapper View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in the Promised Land (Twayne's Masterwork Studies)

By: [Steinbeck, John]; Owens, Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 2291535

ISBN: 0805780475

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, a few sentences underlined. 1989 Trade Paperback. xv, 121 pp. Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses ... View more info

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Kidnapped (Authorized Edition, 1600)

By: [Stevenson, Robert Louis]; Disney, Walt; Fannin, Cole

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2280203

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, a few pages dog-eared. 1960 Hard Cover. 212 pp. Adapted from the Walt Disney production of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure story. Illustrated by Si Vanderlaan. View more info

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The Strike at Shane's: A Prize Story of Indiana

By: [Stratton-Porter, Gene]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The American Humane Education Society: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2130423

Condition: Good


First edition. Possible variant state, differing from other 1893 editions we found in two ways: 1) does not include 10 pages of advertisements; 2) does not designate it as Gold Mine Series No. 2. 1 inch chip from corner of front wrapper, two tiny internal chips to front wrapper, light stain to top edge of front wrapper and first couple pages. 91 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. Thought published anonymously, this short novel has recently been attributed to Gene Stratton-Porter, famous for her novel The Girl of the Limberlost ('Gene Stratton-Porter: Novelist and Naturalist by Judith Reick... View more info

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Plain or Ringlets? (Jorrocks Edition)

By: [Surtees, Robert Smith]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ltd.: 1926

Seller ID: 2260744

Condition: Near Fine


Light spot on front board, very faint stain along bottom edge of rear board. 1926 Hard Cover. x, 398 pp. Hand-colored frontispiece, woodcut plates and vignettes by John Leech. Robert Smith Surtees (17 May 1805 – 16 March 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R. S. Surtees. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family. View more info

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Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. by Lemuel Gulliver, with Copious Notes, and a Life of the Author [Gulliver's Travels] [with] The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

By: [Swift, Jonathan; Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Taylor, W.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 2266424

Condition: Good


Internal tear to front joint repaired, hinges repaired, pages toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 360; 122, [2] pp. 8vo. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, bound together with The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Both are narratives of fictional characters, written in the first person as if they were real travelogues. The travel begins with a short preamble in which Lemuel Gulliver gives a brief outline of his life and history before his voyages. During his first voyage, Gulliver is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds himself a prisoner of a race of tiny people, less than 6... View more info

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Van Gogh, A Self-Portrait: Letters Revealing His Life as a Painter

By: [Van Gogh, Vincent]; Auden, W.H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Marlowe & Company: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201705

ISBN: 1569248621

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light shelf wear. 1994 Trade Paperback. 398 pp. With 40 illustrations. The selection of Vincent Van Gogh's letters, sensitively compiled by poet W.H. Auden, reveals intimately and eloquently his life as a painter. Also included are descriptions of Van Gogh by acquaintances and a summary of the artist's life by his nephew. View more info

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The Works of Virgil (Harper's Classical Library)

By: [Virgil]; Davidson; Buckley, Theodore Alois

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1889

Seller ID: 2208118

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, no publisher date (circa late 1800s), spine faintly toned, corners lightly bumped, a few light spots to page ridges. 1889 Hard Cover. ix, 404 pp. Publius Vergilius Maro (Classical Latin; traditional dates October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin literature: the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him. Virgil is traditionally ra... View more info

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The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rugen

By: [von Arnim, Elizabeth]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Compay: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276834

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, ink name and date on front endpaper, stain along top edge of pages. 1904 Hard Cover. vi, 299 pp. Includes fold-out map. A continuation of the semi-autobiographical novels begun in the author's best-selling book Elizabeth and Her German Garden. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Elizabeth von Arnim (31 August 1866 – 9 February 1941), born Mary Annette Beauchamp, was an Australian-born British novelist. By marriage she became Countess von Arnim-Schlagenthin, and after her second marriage she was styled as Elizabeth Russell, Countess Russell. Although known in her early life as Mary, a... View more info

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A Brief Guide to Jeeves and Wooster: P.G. Wodehouse's Best-Loved Characters

By: [Wodehouse, P.G.] Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Running Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2283924

ISBN: 0762448059

Condition: Very Good


A few page edges bumped. 2013 Trade Paperback. ix, 246 pp. This Brief Guide is a comprehensive guide to P.G.Wodehouse's two best-loved comic characters, Bertram (“Bertie”)Wooster and his valet Reggie “Jeeves,” Bertie's many friends and relatives, and their life of country houses and champagne. Cawthorne offers fascinating insights into Wodehouse's world, his Jeeves and Wooster stories, and the many adaptations for stage and screen. View more info

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Legends of the Black Forest

By: [Wurtenberger, Alexander]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: C. Wild: 1904

Seller ID: 2265828

Condition: Good


Two gatherings loose but included, boards a bit rubbed, ink name on front flyleaf, small owner sticker on front endpaper. 1904 Hard Cover. 127, [1] pp. Translated into English from the original German 'Schwarzwaldsagen und Geschichten'. Illustrated with engravings on thick cardstock. View more info