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Jane Austen and Lyme Regis

By: (Austen, Jane) Austen-Leigh, Emma

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Company: 1946

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 140175

Condition: VG in card wraps with light stain on front cover


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Only a Novel: The Double Life of Jane Austen

By: (Austen, Jane) Hodge, Jane Aiken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140169

ISBN: 0698104250

Condition: Light foxing, else VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket


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Jane Austen, Feminism and Fiction

By: (Austen, Jane) Kirkham, Margaret

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140167

ISBN: 0416011810

Condition: VG trade paperback


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On the History of Libraries and Scholarship (Center for the Book Viewpoint Series No 4)

By: American Library Association Willison, I. R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144790

ISBN: 0844403490

Condition: Fine in wraps


"A Paper Presented Before the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association June 26, 1979 by Willison who was Head, Rare Book Collections of The British Library" 26 page pamphlet View more info

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Ventures in Book Collecting

By: Arnold, William Harris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153878

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket). Owner's signature on front endpaper dated 1926. 2nd printing


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A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake

By: Campbell, Joseph & Robinson, Henry Morton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 153602

Condition: Trade paperback, light foxing else VG+ in wraps


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Magic in Fiction: A Short-Title Checklist

By: Canick, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Volcanick Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150712

Condition: Fine in staple bound wraps


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Detective Fiction: The Collector's Guide

By: Cooper, John & Pike, B. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taunton, Barn Owl Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136187

ISBN: 0950905755

Condition: Fine in fine Dust Jacket


Complete and descriptive list of first editions of all published detective novels and stories by over 100 classic writers View more info

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The Bohn Libraries: A History and a Checklist

By: Cordasco, Francesco

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137719

Condition: Near fine in green cloth


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Through Maine on Printed Paths

By: Division of Instruction, State Dept of Education

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Augusta (ME), State Dept of Education: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137204

Condition: Slight tanning to cover, else VG+ in wraps. Previous owner's name on front cover


"A List of Maine Books for Teachers and Pupils" View more info

Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography)

By: Hammett, Dashiell Layman, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119054

ISBN: 0822933942

Condition: Good issued w/o Dust Jacket


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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

By: Howatson, M. C. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford: 1991

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 146890

ISBN: 0198661215

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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Who Murdered Chaucer? A Medieval Mystery

By: Jones, Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153308

ISBN: 0312335873

Condition: New in Dust Jacket. First edition, 2nd printing


Written with Robert Yeager, Terry Dolan, Alan Fletcherl & Juliette Dor. Profusely illustrated in color View more info

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The Story of American Literature

By: Lewisohn, Ludwig

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150688

Condition: Fine in a near fine Dust Jacket with some light soiling. "First Modern Library Giant Edition" stated on copyright page. G-45


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Derby Day and other Adventures

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 127311

Condition: Inner hinge split, else VG in near good, chipped and torn Dust Jacket


16 essays including six on books and writers and four on sports View more info

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Dickens, Dali and Others

By: Orwell, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 154696

ISBN: 0156260530

Condition: Trade paperback, tanning pages else VG+ in wraps


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The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups

By: Rosenbaum, Ron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152786

ISBN: 0375503390

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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The Paradise of Travellers: The Italian Influence on Englishmen in the 17th Century

By: Sells, A. Lytton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142314

Condition: Fine in a VG Dust Jacket. Owner's neat inscription on front endpaper


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Starrett Vs. Machen: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence

By: Starrett, Vincent Murphy, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Autolycus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119238

Condition: One of 500 numbered copies (# "43 DELUXE"), bound in quarter leather and printed paper boards and with marbled edges; near fine (issued without Dust Jacket). Addendum sheet laid in


A record of the public feud that errupted during the mid-twenties which arrayed Vincent Starrett/Covici McGee Co. against Arthur Machen/Alfred A. Knopt after Starrett was acused of plagerising certain articles by Machen View more info

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Michael Bishop: A Transfigured Talent. A Working Bibliography

By: Stephensen-Payne, Phil & Benson Jr., Gordon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Galactic Central: 1992

Edition: 3rd revised ed

Seller ID: 122088

Condition: Fine with xeroxed pages & hot lime green cover


Biographies for the Avid Reader; Volume 33 View more info