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(Wilmington: Delaware Poetry Center, 1983). small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Hudson was the Poet Laurate of Delaware for a number of years. READ MORE about YOUNG BOY, LATE SUMMER: A WILMINGTON POEM IN CELEBRATION OF THE CENTENNIAL OF WILMINGTON'S PARK...
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Naarden: Anton W. Van Bekhoven, 1969. 8vo. cloth. xiv, 241, (5) pages. Reprint of the 1832 Paris edition. READ MORE about BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE VICTOR HUGO DE 1802 A 1825
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New York: Baronet Books, (1978). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 284 pages. First Baronet Books edition. First edition was published in 1969. READ MORE about SPIES INC., A NOVEL OF INDUSTRIAL ESPIONAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA, DELAWARE AND MARYLAND
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 66658
Wilmington: Published by the Author, (1927). small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (ii), 107 pages. Huntington was Minister of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church and Past National Chaplain, American Legion. Ink inscription on front free endpaper "Property of Pvt. Thomas F. Boyer, 198th C.A., Hdq. Btry." Jacket soiled. READ MORE about AMERICA AWAKE
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Wilmington: Published by the author, (1927). small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (ii), 107 pages. First edition of this volume of sermons. Huntington was Minister of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church and Past National Chaplain, American Legion. Inscribed on free endpaper by the author. Jacket has wear at spine ends. READ MORE about AMERICA AWAKE
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With a foreword by Elspeth Huxley.
Winchester and New Castle, Delaware: St Paul's Bibliographies and Oak Knoll Press, 1996. 8vo. cloth. xx, 187+(1) pages. With a foreword by Elspeth Huxley. First edition. The fifth volume in the Winchester Bibliographies of Twentieth Century Writers series. Mrs. Huxley's writing life began at the age of fourteen when she sent anonymous articles, often with her own photographs, to the EAST AFRICAN STANDARD and other periodicals. By the age of seventeen she had written ninety-six..... READ MORE about ELSPETH HUXLEY, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
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Paris: Bibliotheue Nationale, 1956. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 19+(1) pages, with 4 illustrations. Catalogues nearly 150 items from the exhibition at the Bibliothèque Nationale, including plays, portraits, criticism, and items relating to Ibsen and France. Some wear to wrappers. READ MORE about IBSEN
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(Boston, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1976). 8vo. self paper wrappers. viii, 208 pages. Daedalus, Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Winter 1976, Volumbe 105, Number 1 of the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Covers soiled with rubbing at exremities. Ink stamp for "w. ellsworh martin psychological sciences" on front cover. Spine tanned and corners bumped. READ MORE about IN PRAISE OF BOOKS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 102456
Crawfordsville(IN): Wabash College, 1949/74/81. small 4to. cloth. xviii,352; xvi,688; xvi,475 pages. 3 volumes. Volume I (Besterman 3049) published 1949. II and III were published much later in identical binding and format, and contain, in addition to "Indiana Authors" active in the time intervals stated, entries for older authors not included in volume I. Biographical sketches for each author with appended bibliographies as available. Lists 6,700+ writers; this figure has little significance, however, owing to the..... READ MORE about INDIANA AUTHORS AND THEIR BOOKS, 1816-1916, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF AUTHORS WHO PUBLISHED DURING...
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Iowa City: Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries, 1967. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 243+(1) pages. Writers born in Iowa and spending at least part of their childhood there. Some had no further association with the state. Backing faded, edges foxed. READ MORE about A IOWA AUTHORS, A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SIXTY NATIVE WRITERS
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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1915. 8vo. cloth. 175 pages. With a frontispiece portrait of Irons, the Camden, Delaware, author. Pastedowns and endpapers foxed with paper loss along edge of front endpaper. READ MORE about BLUE HEN'S CHICKENS AND OTHER POEMS
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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1925. small 8vo. cloth. vii, 109 pages. The author of this book was a resident of Camden, Delaware. He also authored "The Blue Hen's Chickens and Other Poems." Presentation in ink on first blank page from an unknown lodge member in Camden, Delaware. Wear at spine ends. READ MORE about A BRIEF STORY OF EARLY ODD FELLLOWSHIP, BRIEFLY TOLD
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Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, (1969). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xlv, 242 pages. First edition. Reprints 68 letters from Irving to Murray, most of which had not been previously printed. An interesting look at English publishing. Jacket is rubbed with small tears. READ MORE about WASHINGTON IRVING AND THE HOUSE OF MURRAY GEOFFREY CRAYON CHARMS THE BRITISH, 1817-1856
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. thick 8vo. cloth, top edges gilt, dust jackets. xi, 420; xi, 434 pages. 2 volumes. First U.S. edition. (Weber p.80). A. Edward Newton has said the following about this book, "Of all the books in praise of books ever written this is the most exhaustive and the best. One wonders if Jackson be a man or a whole regiment of men. It would seem that no man's reading could..... READ MORE about THE ANATOMY OF BIBLIOMANIA
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New York: The Grolier Club, 1996. 6 x 9 inches. paperback. 42 pages. This catalogue contains books from the collection of Robert H. Jackson. The collection is broken down into categories including: Literature; Humor, Caricature, and Sporting Books; Travel, Art and Architecture; and Natural History. It discusses the serial format and how it was used by authors like Charles Dickens. The catalogue accompanied the exhibition held at the Grolier Club from January 24 to March..... READ MORE about SERIAL PUBLICATIONS: ESSENTIAL PARTS OF 19TH CENTURY IMAGINATION FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT...
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New York: The Grolier Club, 1996. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. A catalogue of books from the collection of Robert H. Jackson. READ MORE about SERIAL PUBLICATIONS: ESSENTIAL PARTS OF THE 19TH CENTURY IMAGINATION
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(Rehoboth Beach): A&M Books, 2004. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (xii), 272, (4) pages. First edition. Compilation of essays that appeared in the magazine Letters from CAMP Rehoboth. Jacobs is the winner of the Vice Versa Award for Gay and Lesbian journalism. With a foreword by Eric C. Peterson who was adopted by Fay and Bonnie at the age of 25. Printed by Dover Litho Printing Company. Signed by the author. READ MORE about AS I LAY FRYING, A REHOBOTH BEACH MEMOIR
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New York: Literary Guild, Inc, (1936). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 435+(1) pages. Reprint of the first edition. Illustrated. Near fine. READ MORE about BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES WITH SAMUEL JOHNSON LL.D. NOW FIRST PUBLISHED FROM...
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New York: n.p., 1965. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (12) pages plus (4) page facsimile. FOR THE ANNUAL DINNER OF THE JOHNSONIANS. Limited to 250 copies. Reproduces a four page A.L.s. from Cowper. READ MORE about JOHNSON & COWPER
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 106282
New York: The Johnsonians and Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1993. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. vi, 42 pages. Limited to 750 copies printed by The Stinehour Press. Facsimile and transcription of the surviving portion of Johnson's 1783 translation of Sallust's Conspiracy of Catiline. This is the first publication of this manuscript. READ MORE about SAMUEL JOHNSON'S TRANSLATION OF SALLUST, A FACSIMILE AND TRANSCRIPTION OF THE HYDE MANUSCRIPT
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 60837