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A Bibliography of the Writings of W.H. Hudson

By: Wilson, G.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kannikat Press, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 2279053

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket. 1968 Hard Cover. 79 pp. A comprehensive bibliography of the great naturalist & man of letters. William Henry Hudson (4 August 1841 – 18 August 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. View more info

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A Descriptive Checklist of Book Catalogues: Separately Printed in America, 1693-1800

By: Winans, Robert B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Antiquarian Society: 1981

Seller ID: 2279058

ISBN: 091229647X

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. 1981 Hard Cover. xxxi, 207 pp. This checklist describes printed catalogues of books separately issued in America prior to 1801 by booksellers, publishers, book auctioneers, circulating libraries, social libraries, college libraries, and private libraries. The entries appear in chronological order, beginning with 1693, the date of the earliest-known example. View more info

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Thomas Mann: The Making of an Artist, 1875-1911, From His Childhood to the Writing of Death in Venice

By: Winston, Richard; Winston, Clara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Peter Bedrick Books: 1990

Seller ID: 2201516

ISBN: 0872262367

Condition: Very Good


Sticker adhesive to front wrapper, light general wear. 1990 Trade Paperback. vi, 325 pp. Winston has related the materials of biography--events, people, documentation--to Mann's writing in a way that gives us a glimpse of the creation of literary characters, almost through Mann's own eyes.--Peter Gay in The New York Times A magnificently rich and complete portrait of Thomas Mann, the author of Buddenbrooks and The Magic Mountain, that takes us from his tempestuous youth through the years of early brilliance that shaped his art, to 1911 and the creation of Death in Venice. Based on ten years of... View more info

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Books and the Man

By: Winterich, John T.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Greenberg: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264271

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, quarter-inch tear to cloth spine-head. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 374 pp. CONTENTS: Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass; Daniel Defoe and Robinson Crusoe; Charles Dickens and The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; Izaak Walton and The Compleat Angler; Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin; George du Maurier and Trilby; John Bunyan and The Pilgrim's Progress; John James Audubon and The Birds of America; Robert Burns and His Poems; Mark Twain and The Innocents Abroad; Oliver Goldsmith and The Vicar of Wakefield; Nathaniel... View more info

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The European Scrap Book: The Year's Golden Harvest of Thought and Achievement

By: Wise, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William H. Wise & Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 2264763

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Faint edge wear. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Contains essays and historical information, featuring such notable contributors as H.G. Wells, Joseph Conrad, and many others! View more info

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The American Scrap Book: The Year's Golden Harvest of Thought and Achievement

By: Wise, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William H. Wise & Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 2264764

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Faint edge wear. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Contains essays and historical information, featuring such notable contributors as Isidora Duncan, Abraham Lincoln and many others! View more info

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The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

By: Wister, Owen; Hosic, James Fleming; Moffett, H.Y.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2277913

Condition: Good


Quarter inch tear to spine-head cloth, hinges starting, ink name on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1930 Small Hard Cover. xvii, 567 pp. The Virginian (otherwise titled The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains) is a 1902 novel set in the Wild West by the American author Owen Wister, (1860-1938). It describes the life of a cowboy on a cattle ranch in Wyoming and was the first true fictional western ever written, aside from short stories and pulp dime novels. The Virginian paved the way for many more westerns by such authors as Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, and several others. View more info

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Spring Fever

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294661

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly cocked. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 223 pp. Illustrated by Paul Galdone. The fall brings four more antic novels from comic genius, P. G. Wodehouse. In Picadilly Jim (soon to be a major motion picture), Jimmy Crocker has a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic and must do an about-face to win back the woman of his dreams. Uneasy Money sees the hard-up Lord Dawlish off to America to make a fortune, while in Cocktail Time events turn on the fate of a filmscript. Spring Fever is a light-hearted comedy invo... View more info

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Indiscretions of Archie

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A. L. Burt Company: 1921

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294721

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. 1921 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 303 pp. Maroon boards with gilt decor and titles on spine and on front board. It wasn't Archie's fault really. It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor and if he did marry her--well, what else was there to do? From his point of view, the whole thing was a thoroughly good egg; but Mr. Brewster, his father-in-law, thought differently, Archie had neither money nor occupation, which was distasteful in the eyes of the industrious Mr. Brewster... View more info

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Mr. Mulliner Speaking

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran and Company: 1930

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2294660

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, front hinge broken. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. A collection of nine short stories including: The Reverent Wooing of Archibald; The Man Who Gave Up Smoking; The Story of Cedric; The Ordeal of Osbert Mulliner; Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court; Those in Peril on the Tee; Something Squishy; The Awful Gladness of the Mater; The Passing of Ambrose. View more info

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The Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275810

Condition: Very Good


Minor chip to jacket base, jacket edges rubbed, jacket rear panel smudged, minor chips to jacket spine head and spine base. Spine slightly cocked, pencil name on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 215 pp. CONTENTS: Bill the Bloodhound; Extricating Young Gussie; Wilton's Holiday; The Mixer--I; The Mixer--II; Crowded Heads; At Geisenheimer's; The Making of Mac's; One Touch of Nature; Black for Luck; The Romance of an Ugly Policeman; A Sea of Troubles; The Man with Two Left Feet. View more info

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Jeeves, Jeeves, Jeeves: How Right You Are, Jeeves; Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves; Jeeves and the Tie That Binds

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Avon: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2280963

ISBN: 0380006278

Condition: Good


1st printing. Spine creased, corners lightly creased, 1 tear to upper spine, edge wear. 1976 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Wodehouse's lovable duo Jeeves and Wooster appear in this collection of three novels. Includes: How Right You Are, Jeeves; Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves; Jeeves and the Tie That Binds. View more info

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Mulliner Nights

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1933

Seller ID: 2205831

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. Written by comic genius P.G. Wodehouse, Mulliner Nights is a series of stories about the inimitable Mr. Mulliner, who narrates all nine stories contained in the book, telling tall tales of his diverse family. KEYWORDS: PG P G WODEHOUSE MULLINER NIGHTS LITERATURE SHORT STORIES View more info

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Thank You, Jeeves

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Perennial: 1983

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2296516

ISBN: 0060806575

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Top corner of rear wrapper creased, page page ridge lightly foxed, owner's library stamp on blurb page. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. Bertie Wooster's newfound enthusiasm for the banjolele results in his eviction from his apartment and, to his outrage, having to take notice from his hitherto devoted manservant, Jeeves. Repairing to the country with his banjolele and new valet, Brinkley, Bertie soon finds himself in no shortage of trouble. A visit to an American yacht ends with him locked in a stateroom by a prospective father-... View more info

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The Intrusion of Jimmy

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: W.J. Watt & Company Publishers: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202979

Condition: Good


First American edition. Edges rubbed with superficial split to cloth on rear board along spine, front hinge loosening. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. 8vo. A novel by the British humorist who created the characters Psmith and Jeeves, and whose work appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, and Collier. A number of his works were adapted to stage and screen. Includes color cameo illustration on front board and color frontispiece. View more info

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Golf Without Tears [Published in the U.K. as The Clicking of Cuthbert]

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195725

Condition: Good


First American edition. Hinges starting, evidence of previous repair to spine, ink name & date on front flyleaf. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 330 pp. 8vo. Golf and love—the two primal obsessions. P. G. Wodehouse displays his most uproarious storytelling and never-ending jollity in these tales of lovers on the links. —Cuthbert Banks, champion golfer, wins the heart of his beloved Adeline, who won't give him the time of day until a visiting Russian author ignores everyone to fawn over Cuthbert's golfing prowess. —One man loses his fiance when he disco... View more info

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Three Men and a Maid [The Girl on the Boat]

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $950.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1922

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205265

Condition: Good


Includes scarce jacket. Mottled discoloration of boards, 1 inch chip from jacket base and minimal loss from corners, small sticker removal mark and faint nickel sized stain on front panel, ink date on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304, [13] pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular British humorist best known for his characters Jeeves and Psmith. This title was originally published as The Girl on the Boat in the U.K., and the title was changed for the U.S. release. KEYWORDS: LITERATURE FICTION P.G. WODEHOUSE HUMOR View more info

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Back to Blood

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200826

ISBN: 0316036315

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 704 pp. 8vo. A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now. As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse by day, loin lock by night-until lately, the love of Nestor's ... View more info

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273045

ISBN: 0002005913

Condition: Very Good


First Canadian edition. A bit smoky. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, ... View more info

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The Bonfire of the Vanities

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274099

ISBN: 0374115370

Condition: Good


First edition. Page ridges foxed, jacket flaps toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 659, [1] pp. The Bonfire of the Vanities is a 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe. The story is a drama about ambition, racism, social class, politics, and greed in 1980s New York City and centers on four main characters: WASP bond trader Sherman McCoy, Jewish assistant district attorney Larry Kramer, British expatriate journalist Peter Fallow and black activist Reverend Reginald Bacon. The novel was originally conceived as a serial in the style of Charles Dickens' writings; it ... View more info

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281551

ISBN: 0374281580

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Slightly smoky, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. 8vo. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns s... View more info

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Hooking Up

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297874

ISBN: 0374103828

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 293, [3] pp. 8vo. In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000. From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker (first published in 1965), to a remarkable portrait of Bob Noyce, the man who invented Silicon Valley, Tom ... View more info

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The Pump House Gang

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2286802

ISBN: 0553047167

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Spine creased. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. A collection of essays and journalism by Tom Wolfe. The stories in the book explored various aspects of the counterculture of the 1960s. The most famous story in the collection, from which the book takes its name, is about Jack MacPherson and his gang of surfers that frequented a sewage pump house at Windansea. View more info

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The Pump House Gang

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294300

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed with minimal loss along top edge, reverse of jacket lightly foxed, light crease on front jacket flap corner. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 309, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of essays and journalism by Tom Wolfe. The stories in the book explored various aspects of the counterculture of the 1960s. The most famous story in the collection, from which the book takes its name, is about Jack MacPherson and his gang of surfers that frequented a sewage pump house at Windansea. View more info

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Emily Dickinson (Radcliffe Biography Series)

By: Wolff, Cynthia Griffin; Lewis, R.W.B.; Horner, Matina S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Merloyd Lawrence / Perseus Books: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2285042

ISBN: 020116809X

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. 1988 Trade Paperback. xx, 635, [1] pp. Foreword by R.W.B. Lewis, series introduction by Matina S. Horner. This is a dense, extended study of Dickinson's life and poetry, the first attempting this perilous joining since Thomas Johnson's Emily Dickinson (1955). Wolff, expanding on Tate (New England Culture and Emily Dickinson, 1932), deflects the peril by positing that the passion in the poetry arises from Dickinson's lifelong wrestling with an abandoning, vengeful God. This single perspective illuminates poetry Christian in idea or imagery but convolutes when applied to nonfaith p... View more info

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Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir

By: Woods, Lucia; Slote, Bernice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 1973

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276123

ISBN: 0803208286

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by Bernice Slote and Mildred Rhoads Bennett (to whom the book is dedicated). Light edge wear. 1973 Hard Cover. In a beautiful volume commemorating the centenary of Willa Cather's birth, December 7, 1873, the life of this classic American novelist and aspects of her best-loved novels and stories are portrayed in more than 160 illustrations, 27 in color. The photographs by Lucia Woods were specially commissioned for this book, which also includes many hitherto unpublished family pictures and snapshots as well as archival materials from the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial. View more info

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Henry James: The Major Novels (British and Irish Authors)

By: Woolf, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206533

ISBN: 0521303702

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, sticker to rear board. Near fine. 1991 Hard Cover. 163 pp. Judith Woolf's elegantly written book introduces school and university students, as well as the interested general reader, to the major novels of Henry James (1843-1916), the American writer who became a great European novelist and died a naturalised Englishman. The principal novels in which James explored his central theme, the betrayal of innocence, are discussed in a lucid way which offers fresh intrepretations and communicates to the non-specialist reader the excitement rather than the difficulty of readin... View more info

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The London Scene

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Snowbooks: 1988

Seller ID: 2202413

ISBN: 095457592X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. Light general wear to jacket. 1988 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 95 pp. The London Scene is a collection of essays written by one of London's most acclaimed writers. Virginia Woolf was born and lived much of her life in the city, using it as the backdrop for many of her works. She was a fervent walker and her keen eye keeps pace as she strides across the city that she loved above all others. The London Scene begins in the docks of the east and flows against the Thames tide westwards, following the commercial pulse of the city from the disemba... View more info

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Orlando: A Biography

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1992

Seller ID: 2279070

ISBN: 015670160X

Condition: Very Good


Movie tie-in edition. Sticker remnant. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. As his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colorful delights of Queen Elizabeth's court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will have passed. Orlando will witness the making of history from its edge, dressing in the flamboyant fashions of each day, following passing customs, and socializing with celebrated artists and writers. Orlando's journey will also ... View more info

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Between the Acts

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ace Books: 1961

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292818

Condition: Good


1st printing. Faint toning. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Virginia Woolf's last and finest novel, a rich and rewarding story of human characters and motives. View more info