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Complete Short Fiction (Penguin Classics)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: 2269135

ISBN: 0141439696

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners—the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice is comically inverted in Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and The Canterville Ghost, and society's materialism comes under sharp, humorous criticism... View more info

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The Writings of Oscar Wilde: Poems, Short Stories, Plays, Novels, Fairy Tales, Letters, Dialogues and Philosophy (Five Volumes in One)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wm. H. Wise & Company: 1931

Seller ID: 2266620

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine-head lightly bumped, pages very faintly toned. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. The Writings of Oscar Wilde: Poems, Short Stories, Plays, Novels, Fairy Tales, Letters, Dialogues and Philosophy (Five Volumes in One). View more info

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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act

By: Wilde, Oscar; Douglas, Lord Alfred; Jackson, Holbrook

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261270

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S24 insert laid in. Slipcase is very good - edges rubbed with minor chip from top edge of opening. 1945 Hard Cover. 51 pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Lord Alfred Douglas, with a new introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Decorated and hand-illuminated by Valenti Angelo. Originally published in 1891 in French, and first translated into English in 1894. Oscar Wilde tells the tragic Biblical story of Salome in... View more info

Image for The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, in Twelve Volumes: Poems; Vera and Other Early Plays; The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Intentions; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, The Portrait of Mr. W.H. and Other Stories; Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance; The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband; Salome and Other Plays; The Soul of Man under Socialism and Other Essays; De Profundis, Lectures and Essays; Criticisms and Reviews (Patrons' Edition De Luxe)

The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, in Twelve Volumes: Poems; Vera and Other Early Plays; The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Intentions; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, The Portrait of Mr. W.H. and Other Stories; Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance; The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband; Salome and Other Plays; The Soul of Man under Socialism and Other Essays; De Profundis, Lectures and Essays; Criticisms and Reviews (Patrons' Edition De Luxe)

By: Wilde, Oscar; Le Gallienne, Richard; Forbes-Robertson, Johnston; Yeats, W.B. [William Butler]; Kernahan, Coulson, Pater, Walter; Saltus, Edgar; Glaenzer, Richard Butler; Smyth, Clifford; Walkley, A.B.; Drinkwater, John; Symons, Arthur; Powys, John Cowper

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272124

Condition: Good


This set belonged to Esther Pauline Wilson, as indicated by the Patrons' Edition sheet bound in at the beginning of the first volume. Light stains to several jackets and boards of a couple volumes, transfer to jacket spines of two volumes, chips from jacket spines of three volumes, lightly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve hardcover volumes. 8vo. A collection of works by the famous Irish author, with supplemental material contributed by such authors as William B... View more info

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Walking the Twilight II: Women Writers of the Southwest

By: Wilder, Kathryn; et al

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Northland Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 1297853

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear. 1996 Large Softcover. 256 pp. This follow-up to Walking the Twilight includes the writings of Paula Gunn Allen, Denise Chavez, Pam Houston, Demetria Martinez, Mary Sojourner, Yoshiko Uchida, Terry Tempest Williams, and eighteen others. View more info

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These Happy Golden Years (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1971

Seller ID: 2279335

ISBN: 0060264810

Condition: Good


No jacket, spine and page ridges faintly foxed, ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, pocket on rear endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but keeps at it so that she can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. During... View more info

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By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279336

ISBN: 0060264160

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, pencil note on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 290 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her ... View more info

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Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279337

ISBN: 0060264306

Condition: Good


Jacket spine chipped one-third of the length, rear side of jacket previously mended with tape, faint stains to jacket. Faint stain along bottom edge of front board, ink name on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 237 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generati... View more info

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Little House on the Prairie (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279338

ISBN: 0060264500

Condition: Very Good


Two small surface tears on front jacket panel, sticker on rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket edges rubbed with small tears. Spine slightly cocked. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This ed... View more info

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On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279339

ISBN: 0060264705

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 338 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Banks of Plum Creek is the Newbery Honor-winning fourth book in the Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features th... View more info

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The Long Winter (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1968

Seller ID: 2279340

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of front jacket panel creased with quarter-inch tear, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The sixth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s treasured Little House series, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. The fledgling town of De Smet in the Dakota Territory is hit hard ... View more info

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Farmer Boy (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279341

ISBN: 006026425X

Condition: Near Fine


Half-inch tear along jacket spine-base, jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. Ink name on front endpaper, related papers laid in. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The second book in the treasured Little House series, Farmer Boy is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved story of how her husband, Almanzo, grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived. Th... View more info

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Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279342

ISBN: 0060264500

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards rubbed, a few faint stains on page ridges. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. In Little Town on the Prairie, the you... View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albert & Charles Boni: 1928

Seller ID: 2270158

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine lightly toned, faint spot on front board, ink name on front and rear paste-down endpapers. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge. A friar ... View more info

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The Woman of Andros

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1930

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2275483

Condition: Very Good


Advance uncorrected proof copy of the original British edition. 'Proof copy' written in red ink on front board and title page. Spine toned. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 104, [8] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist playwright best known for The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Eighth Day. View more info

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Novelist of Three Worlds: Ford Madox Ford

By: Wiley, Paul L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198970

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned.Light wear to jacket. 1962 Hard Cover. xiii, 321 pp. With critical insight as probing as Ford's own, the author describes, discusses, and dissects all of Ford's major novels, comparing them with each other and with the works of Ford's contemporaries, particularly Conrad and James, who are thrown into sharp relief against the changing socio-cultural background. View more info

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The Jamesons

By: Wilkins, Mary E. [Eleanor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Doubleday & McClure Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2104148

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name & date on front endpaper. Boards lightly rubbed. 1899 Hard Cover. 177 pp. 16mo. Top edge gilt. Color frontispiece, two color plates in text. A novel by the well-known author who also served as secretary to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. She is notable as the first to receive the William Dean Howells Medal for Distinction in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her stories generally focus on life in New England. View more info

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Forgotten Valor: The Memoirs, Journals, & Civil War Letters of Orlando B. Willcox

By: Willcox, Orlando B.; Scott, Robert Garth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Kent State University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265362

ISBN: 0873386280

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1999 Hard Cover. xxxii, 720 pp. The papers of Major General Orlando Bolivar Willcox, one of the most prominent division commanders in the Union army, were recently discovered locked in a trunk in a Washington, D.C., attic, virtually untouched since his death nearly a century ago. Editor Robert Garth Scott has sifted through what is arguably the largest collection of Civil War-related material to surface in fifty years. From his... View more info

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Letters of Roger Williams to Winthrop (Old South Leaflets No. 54)

By: Williams, Roger

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Old South Association, Boston: 1896

Seller ID: 2005481

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned, 1 inch tear to last page. 1896 Stapled Binding. 20 pp. Stapled binding, self wrappers. A transcript of several letters written by early American settler Roger Williams to John Winthrop, with notes. View more info

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Lincoln: Selected Speeches, Messages, and Letters

By: Williams, T. Harry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Seller ID: 2206377

Condition: Good


Sticker adhesive to front wrapper, wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1966 Trade Paperback. xxi, 290 pp. Lincoln is the most written-about figure in American history. The documents in this book have been selected from 'The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln' (8 volumes and index), edited by Roy P. Baesler. In presenting Lincoln's writings, the editor followed the text of 'The Collected Works'--with a few minor exceptions. In this Rinehart Edition, the sel... View more info

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The Reservation

By: Williams, Ted C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2195368

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Remainder mark on page base. 1976 Trade Paperback. 254 pp. Unusual and appealing tales of life on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation in New York State from the late Thirties through the early Fifties. -- Publishers Weekly View more info

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Sweet Bird of Youth

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet / New American Library: 1959

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 1528891

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Lightly rubbed, ink name on front flyleaf. 1959 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 124 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Tennessee Williams (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) born Thomas Lanier Williams, was an American playwright who received many of the top theatrical awards for his works of drama. He moved to New Orleans in 1939 and changed his name to Tennessee, the Southeastern U.S. state, his father's birthplace. He won the P... View more info

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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Signet: 1959

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2274290

Condition: Good


3rd printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed with 1cm tear. 1959 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. The daring novel of a frustrated woman who turns to younger men for love. View more info

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In the American Grain (Paperbook No. 53)

By: Williams, William Carlos

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1956

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2260542

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Lightly rubbed and toned. 1956 Trade Paperback. xx, 234 pp. Ray Johnson cover art. Prose-poems on the great events that have shaped America. View more info

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White Mule

By: Williams, William Carlos; Laughlin, James

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2130110

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine & edges toned, pages lightly toned, jacket toned with stain along spine. 1937 Hard Cover. 293 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author praised by Ezra Pound as 'the first prose writer in America, the best prose writer who now gets into print.' The book follows the lives of the Stecher family, who are immigrants in pre-war New York. View more info

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Rural Letters and Other Records of Thought at Leisure, Written in the Intervals of More Hurried Literary Labor: Letters from Under a Bridge; The Four Rivers; Letter; Glenmary Poems; Open-Air Musings in the City; Invalid Rambles in Germany, in the Summer of 1845; Letters from Watering-Places; A Plain Man's Love

By: Willis, N. Parker

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baker and Scribner: 1850

Seller ID: 2197648

Condition: Good


Light foxing on top page ridge, foxing on first few pages, a bit rubbed, owner ink & blind stamps on front endpaper. 1850 Hard Cover. xvi, 380 pp. Original decorative olive cloth, gilt titles. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nathaniel Parker Willis, also known as N. P. Willis, (January 20, 1806 – January 20, 1867) was an American author, poet and editor who worked with several notable American writers including Edgar Allan Poe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He became the highest-pa... View more info

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Fun-Jottings; or, Laughs I Have Taken a Pen To

By: Willis, N. [Nathaniel] Parker

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Co. / Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263035

Condition: Good


First edition, third state (BAL 22822). Boards stained, 1 inch chip from spine head, ink name and date on front endpaper (Fanny S. Lacy, May 23d 1854, Caledonia). 1853 Hard Cover. vi, 371, 4, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of short pieces, including: Larks in Vacation; Meena Dimity; or, Why Mr. Brown Crash Took the Tour; Mrs. Passable Trott; The Spirit-Love of 'Ione S---------'; The Ghost Ball at Congress Hall; Pasquali, the Tailor of Venice; The Widow by Brevet; Nora Mehidy;... View more info

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Penfriends from Porlock: Essays and Reviews, 1977-1986

By: Wilson, A. N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2199889

ISBN: 0393026477

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Near fine.Jacket lightly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. x, 278 pp. From a noted biographer and essayist comes a collection of writing on diverse people and places, from the romantic poets to T.V. journalists, and from Cicil Beaton to Henry James.CONTENTS: Venice - Browning's Parrots: Vencie and the English Poets; Publishing Scoundrels: Novelists in Venice; Johnson, Boswell, Wilson - Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language; James Boswell; Th... View more info

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Anglo-Saxon Attitudes

By: Wilson, Angus; Smiley, Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2200972

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly toned. 2005 Trade Paperback. ix, 346 pp. Gerald Middleton is a sixty-year-old self-proclaimed failure. Worse than that, he’s a failure with a conscience. As a young man, he was involved in an archaeological dig that turned up an obscene idol in the coffin of a seventh-century bishop and scandalized a generation. The discovery was in fact the most outrageous archaeological hoax of the century, and Gerald has long known who was responsible and why. But to reveal ... View more info

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Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton: 1994

Seller ID: 2267527

ISBN: 0393312569

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1994 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Critical/biographical portraits of such notable figures as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Ambrose Bierce, Mary Chesnut, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Oliver Wendell Holmes prove Wilson to be the consummate witness to the most eloquently recorded era in American history. View more info