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  • WALT WHITMAN HANDBOOK. by Allen, Gay Wilson.
    Allen, Gay Wilson.
    WALT WHITMAN HANDBOOK.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Chicago: Packard and Company, (1946). Hardcover first edition - A guide to critical studies, biographies, essays and other works about Walt Whitman Preface, chronology table, index. Sticker showing 'Hendricks House, New York, as the publisher affixed to the title page. xvii, 560 pp.

    Condition: Very good in beige cloth (a few pencilled brackets and underlining and writing on pages), lacking the dust jacket .

    Book ID: 54653
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  • THE VICTORIANS AND AFTER: 1830-1914. by Batho, Edith C. and Bonamy Dobree, with chapter by Guy Chapman.
    Batho, Edith C. and Bonamy Dobree, with chapter by Guy Chapman.
    THE VICTORIANS AND AFTER: 1830-1914.

    Edition: 3rd edition, revised and reset.

    London: The Cresset Press, (1962) dj. Hardcover - Volume four of Cresset Press': 'Introduction to English Literature' series. Covers the period from 1830-1914. Editor's preface, preface to 3rd edition, a chapter on the economic background by Guy Chapman, Most of the book is an annoted bibliography of the writers of this period and their works, arranged topically. index. xx, 360 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55768
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  • OREGON IMPRINTS 1845-1870. by Belknap, George N.
    Belknap, George N.
    OREGON IMPRINTS 1845-1870.

    Edition: First printing.

    Eugene, Oregon, University of Oregon Press, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - The definitive edition of this valuable bibliography, incorporating and expanding significantly on the imprints recorded by Douglas C. McMurtrie in 1950. Includes 700 additions recorded in four supplements by Belknap, and 262 items not previously described, for a total of 1,521 books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Oregon through 1870 Includes 16 pages of illustrations, an introduction by Belknap, notes and both a subject and printer index. Attractively produced, slightly larger in format, illustrated endpapers. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-871140195.

    Condition: Fine in fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74939
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  • Delcalo, Samuel.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF TOGO (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 9).

    Edition: First edition.

    Methuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes an introduction that covers Togo's origin, history, culture, and language, a chronology, list of acronyms, map, an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xviii, 243 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-09427.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall very good condition, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 38687
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  • HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF EGYPT (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 89). by Goldschmidt, Arthur Jr and Robert Johnston.
    Goldschmidt, Arthur Jr and Robert Johnston.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF EGYPT (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 89).

    Edition: Third edition.

    Lanham, MD & Oxford: Scarecrow Press, (2003.). dj. Hardcover - Includes an introduction that covers the country's origin, history, culture, and language, a chronology, list of acronyms and abbreviations, maps, an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xxxviii, 510 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-48562.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, overall very good condition in glossy illustrated boards, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 50227
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  • CORNERSTONES OF CONFEDERATE COLLECTING. by Harwell, Richard Barksdale.
    Harwell, Richard Barksdale.
    CORNERSTONES OF CONFEDERATE COLLECTING.

    Edition: Third limited edition, of 500 numbered copies, of which 100 were signed by the author.

    Charlottesville, VA: The University of Virginia Press for the Bibliographical Society of University of Virginia, (1982) 1953. Hardcover - Although this copy retains the title page of the second revised edition of 1953, it was actually published in Wendell, North Carolina in 1982. Includes a foreword by Clifford Dowdey, informative text and a checklist of the cornerstones followed by facsimiles of title pages. #5 out of 100 copies SIGNED and bound by hand, 35 pp plus 20 pp of facsimile title pages and colophon.

    Condition: Very near fine in wheat-colored cloth with pasted on title label on the spine, small illustration of a Confederate soldier on the front cover.

    Book ID: 35161
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  • HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF TANZANIA (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 15). by Kurtz, Laura S.
    Kurtz, Laura S.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF TANZANIA (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 15).

    Edition: First edition.

    Methuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes an introduction that covers the country's origin, history, culture, and language, a chronology, list of acronyms, maps, list of rulers of Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Tanzania, an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xxxi, 331 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-11014.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall very good condition, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 38689
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  • A DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF TREASURE MAPS AND CHARTS. by Ladd, Richard S., Compiler.
    Ladd, Richard S., Compiler.
    A DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF TREASURE MAPS AND CHARTS.

    Edition: First printing, a large, slim trade paperback original.

    Washington, D.C.: Map Division, Reference Department, Library of Congress, 1964. First edition - Includes cartographic and monographic publications relating to lost, buried and sunken treasure, arranged in three sections - Maps issued by commercial and private publishers, nautical and wreck charts officially published, and a selected list of books. Preface by Richad Ladd, the Reference Librarian with the Map Division and the compiler of this bibliography. Index. Large format. vii, 29 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled, illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77922
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  • HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF CAMEROON (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 1). by LeVine, Victor T and Roger P. Nye.
    LeVine, Victor T and Roger P. Nye.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF CAMEROON (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 1).

    Edition: First edition.

    Methuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first title in an excellent series, which covers, country by country, all of Africa on both sides of the Sahara. Includes a list of acronyms and abbreviations, map, a bibliographic essay and an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xii, 198 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-07076.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall very good condition, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 38692
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  • "READING THE WIND" The Literature of the Vietnam War. An Interpretive Critique with a Bibliographic Commentary. by Lomperis, Timothy J.; John Clark Pratt
    Lomperis, Timothy J.; John Clark Pratt
    "READING THE WIND" The Literature of the Vietnam War. An Interpretive Critique with a Bibliographic Commentary.

    Edition: First printing.

    Durham: The Asia Society / Duke University Press, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - "On the tenth anniversary of the final U. S. withdrawal, the Asia Society sponsored a conference on the Vietnam experience in American literature at which leading writers, critics, publishers, commentators, and academics wrestled with this phenomenon. Drawing on the synergy of this conference, Timothy J. Lomperis has produced an original work that focuses on the growing body of literatureincluding novels, personal accounts, and oral histories which describes the experiences of American soldiers in Vietnam as well as the experience of veterans upon their return home." The result is a useful, although not comprehensive guide to the published literature. Includes a bibliographic commentary by John Clark…

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    Durham: The Asia Society / Duke University Press, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - "On the tenth anniversary of the final U. S. withdrawal, the Asia Society sponsored a conference on the Vietnam experience in American literature at which leading writers, critics, publishers, commentators, and academics wrestled with this phenomenon. Drawing on the synergy of this conference, Timothy J. Lomperis has produced an original work that focuses on the growing body of literatureincluding novels, personal accounts, and oral histories which describes the experiences of American soldiers in Vietnam as well as the experience of veterans upon their return home." The result is a useful, although not comprehensive guide to the published literature. Includes a bibliographic commentary by John Clark Pratt, an index to this commentary, bibliography, list of seminar participants, conference program, and index. xii, 174 pp. ISBN: 0-822307057.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 67580
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  • CHINESE IN HAWAII: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC SURVEY. by Lowe, C.H. (Chuan-hua)
    Lowe, C.H. (Chuan-hua)
    CHINESE IN HAWAII: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC SURVEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Taipei, Taiwan: C.H. Lowe / China Printing, (1972). First edition - Foreword by Senator Hiram L. Fong. Historical sketch, chronology and a detailed descriptions of 362 items in English and 38 in Chinese. Index. Foldout map in the back. One of only 1500 copies. vi, 148 pp.

    Condition: Very good in flexible light green linen covers with red lettering (tanning to the pages)

    Book ID: 69313
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  • NOTES ON THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS & ITS WORK. With a bibliographical list of books printed at the press, 1893-1933, by Julian Pearce Smith. To which has been added: A supplementary bibliography of books printed at the press 1934-1949, by Daniel Berkeley Bianchi. by [Merrymount Press] Updike, Daniel Berkeley.
    [Merrymount Press] Updike, Daniel Berkeley.
    NOTES ON THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS & ITS WORK. With a bibliographical list of books printed at the press, 1893-1933, by Julian Pearce Smith. To which has been added: A supplementary bibliography of books printed at the press 1934-1949, by Daniel Berkeley Bianchi.

    Edition: Facsimile edition.

    San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1975. Hardcover - Facsimile reprint, with additional material, printed in an edition of only 500 copies. Illustrated with 13 views of the press; 2 photographic portraits and an appendix with examples of the various type faces used. xiv, 358 pp.

    Condition: Fine in salmon colored cloth with gilt lettering.

    Book ID: 73762
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  • Pronzini, Bill (signed); Pohl, Frederik, Isaac Asimov and others.
    THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1973 (Special Frederik Pohl Issue), Vol. 45, No. 3.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    New York: Mercury Press. 1973. SIGNED first edition - Special Frederik Pohl issue, with cover art by Carol Pohl (featuring Pohl himself as the wise man on the mountaintop). Includes the Pohl novella 'In the Problem Pit,' an article about Pohl by Lester del Rey and a Bibliography of his work by Mark Owings. This copy is SIGNED by Pronzini at his short story, 'I Wish I May, I Wish I Might..' Also includes a nonfiction feature 'Science: Signs of Our Times,' by Isaac Asimov; the novelet Cage A Man by F. M. Busby; and stories by Barry N. Malzberg, Ward Moore and Edward Wellen. Illustrated. 159 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages, but no creasing or labels.)

    Book ID: 38428
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  • Stern, Susan,
    WOMEN COMPOSERS: A Handbook.

    Edition: First printing.

    Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1978. Hardcover first edition - An annotated bibliography with brief information about European and North American women who were composers of classical music, and either had their work published, or performed in public, or who won an award for it. Extensive list of sources. Supplemental list and sources. vii, 191 pp. ISBN: 0-8108-11383.

    Condition: Ex-library with usual markings, but overall tight and clean in burgundy cloth with gold lettering (one page torn at the edge.)

    Book ID: 44922
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  • Thompson, Lawrence S.
    THE SOUTHERN BLACK SLAVE AND FREE: A Bibliography of Anti- and Pro-Slavery Books and Pamphlets and of Social and Economic Conditions in the Southern States from the Beginnings to 1950.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Whitston Publishing Co., 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - An extensive listing of works available on microform. 576 pages.

    Condition: Fine in yellow cloth with gold lettering, no dustjacket, as issued (as new.)

    Book ID: 20015
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