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  • DELAWARE LITERATURE. by Able, Augustus H III; foreword by Henry Seidel Canby.
    Able, Augustus H III; foreword by Henry Seidel Canby.
    DELAWARE LITERATURE.

    Edition: First printing, limited edition. .

    New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. 1947. First edition - First separate publication of this offprint from 'Delaware, a History of the First State' with a new foreword by Henry Seidel Canby. Discusses the importance of regional literature in understanding American life. Includes discussion of fiction, both romantic and realistic, nonfiction prose and poetry, Glossy frontispiece. States that this is one of 250 copies, but it is not numbered. Large format, measuring 8 1/12 in wide by 11 inches tall, 32 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled blue wrappers (some toning and sunning to the edges of the cover,)

    Book ID: 51951
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  • ALCOTT MEMOIRS: Posthumously Compiled from Papers Journals and Memoranda of the Late Dr. Frederick L. H. Willis. by [Alcott, Bronson and Louisa May] Willis, Frederick L. H.
    [Alcott, Bronson and Louisa May] Willis, Frederick L. H.
    ALCOTT MEMOIRS: Posthumously Compiled from Papers Journals and Memoranda of the Late Dr. Frederick L. H. Willis.

    Edition: Limited facsimile edition.

    Pottsdown, Penna: The Americanist Press, (1967.). One of only 200 copies of this facsimile edition of an account originally published posthumously in 1915. The memoirs were compiled by Willis's daughter, Ellen Willis Linn, who wrote the prelude, and by Henri Bazin. who added a postscript. The Prelude begins "So much has been written of the famous men and women of New England whose lives compassed approximately the years 1800 to 1870, that little if anything remains to be told. No pretense is here made to supply such deficiency if it exists. This little book aims at naught else than a presentation of a personal point of view wherein alone lies whatever of a personal point of view wherein alone…

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    Pottsdown, Penna: The Americanist Press, (1967.). One of only 200 copies of this facsimile edition of an account originally published posthumously in 1915. The memoirs were compiled by Willis's daughter, Ellen Willis Linn, who wrote the prelude, and by Henri Bazin. who added a postscript. The Prelude begins "So much has been written of the famous men and women of New England whose lives compassed approximately the years 1800 to 1870, that little if anything remains to be told. No pretense is here made to supply such deficiency if it exists. This little book aims at naught else than a presentation of a personal point of view wherein alone lies whatever of a personal point of view wherein alone lies whatever of originality it may contain." Willis was rumored to be the model for "Laurie" in "Little Women". In addition to writing about the Alcott family, Willis recounts briefly his meetings with Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller and Thomas Starr King. 108 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in stiff printed grey wrappers.

    Book ID: 51950
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  • TEN MOST WANTED: The New Western Literature. by Allmendinger, Blake.
    Allmendinger, Blake.
    TEN MOST WANTED: The New Western Literature.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York & London: Routledge, 1998. First edition - A fresh look at the 'literature of the west' - fiction, non-fiction and in film - with chapters on the only black cowboy to have left an autobiography, a memoir by one of Brigham Young's wives, the story of a boy in an Oregon logging camp who claimed to be a French aristocrat, the California Mother Lode and more. Photographs, notes, index. 222 pages. ISBN: 0-415-914639.

    Condition: Fine in glossy, stiff wrappers.

    Book ID: 13091
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  • MEMOIRS. by Amis, Kingsley.
    Amis, Kingsley.
    MEMOIRS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - A partially autobiographical book by this author who wrote more than 20 novels, including the Booker Award winning "The Old Devils." It includes opening chapters on his family, school days, and life at Oxford, but much of the book is about other writers, including a piece on Philip Larkin (rewritten from a version published before Larkin died), and his praise for neglected writers, such as Elizabeth Taylor, and for Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time series. Index. 346 pp. ISBN: 0-671749099.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82089
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  • WRITERS ON WRITING, VOLUME II: More Collected Essays from the New York Times. by [Anthology - signed] Smiley, Jane, introduction.
    [Anthology - signed] Smiley, Jane, introduction.
    WRITERS ON WRITING, VOLUME II: More Collected Essays from the New York Times.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Time Books / Henry Holt, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - More than 40 contemporary writers explore the literary life in a this collection of inspiring essays. "The pieces ranges from taciturn, hilarious advice for aspiring writers to thoughtful, soul-wrenching reflections on writing in the midst of national tragedy. William Kennedy talks about the intersecting lives of real and imagined Albany politics; Susan Isaacs reveals her nostalgia for a long-retired protaganist; and Elmore Leonard offers pithy rules for letting the writing, and not the writer, take charge." Other contributors include Diane Ackerman, Margaret Atwood, Ann Beattie, Geraldine Brooks, Frank Conroy, Chitra Divakaruni, Allegra Goodman, Kathryn Harrison, Mary Karr, Elinor Lipman, David Mamet, Patrick McGrath, Arthur Miller, P.…

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    New York: Time Books / Henry Holt, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - More than 40 contemporary writers explore the literary life in a this collection of inspiring essays. "The pieces ranges from taciturn, hilarious advice for aspiring writers to thoughtful, soul-wrenching reflections on writing in the midst of national tragedy. William Kennedy talks about the intersecting lives of real and imagined Albany politics; Susan Isaacs reveals her nostalgia for a long-retired protaganist; and Elmore Leonard offers pithy rules for letting the writing, and not the writer, take charge." Other contributors include Diane Ackerman, Margaret Atwood, Ann Beattie, Geraldine Brooks, Frank Conroy, Chitra Divakaruni, Allegra Goodman, Kathryn Harrison, Mary Karr, Elinor Lipman, David Mamet, Patrick McGrath, Arthur Miller, P. J. ORourke, Ann Patchett, Anna Quinlan, James Sallis, Amy Tan, and Edmund White. Introduction by Jane Smiley. SIGNED by TWO authors at their essays: Ann Beattie and David Shields. 265 pp. ISBN: 0-805073612.

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    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (checkmark on the table of contents for the essay by Allegra Goodman and marginal notations in the essay itself, but otherwise a tight and clean copy).

    Book ID: 77529
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  • INTERNATIONAL LITERARY HOUSES. by Ashe, Rosalind.
    Ashe, Rosalind.
    INTERNATIONAL LITERARY HOUSES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Limpsfield, UK: Paper Tiger, (1983). Hardcover first edition - A guided tour of ten famous houses from novels by many authors - including Kafka's The Castle and Wodehouse's Blanding Castle, Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann, Gone with the Wind, Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea, and more. Illustrated with full color paintings, including some double page spreads, drawings and floor plans throughout. Large format. 141 pp. ISBN: 0-905895800.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76326
    Keywords: Books about books
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  • Atwood, Margaret.
    SECOND WORDS: Selected Critical Prose.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Beacon Press, (1984.). First edition - Fifty essays, lectures, and reviews written over a 20 year period -including selections on Al Purdy, Adrienne Rich, Marge Piercy, Erica Jong, Nadine Gordimer, E. L. Doctorow, Mordecai Richler, African American women writers, human rights and the woman's movement, Tillie Olsen, Sylvia Plath, Marie-Claire Blais, Northrup Frye, and much more. Index. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-807063592.

    Condition: Fine condition.

    Book ID: 35976
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  • LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS: A Writer's Life by [Auchincloss, Louis] Gelderman, Carol
    [Auchincloss, Louis] Gelderman, Carol
    LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS: A Writer's Life

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the American novelist who was "able to observe America's privileged class from the inside." Photographs, extensive notes, index. xii, 287 pp. ISBN: 0-517-587203.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 59426
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  • Baker, Nicholson.
    YOU AND I: a True Story.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Random House, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Fascinating study of the effect an author can have on a writer or a reader. The "U" in the title is John Updike, and the "I" is Baker himself, of course. Baker's third book.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 8968
    Keywords: Books about books
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  • DOUBLE FOLD: Libraries and the Assault on Paper. by Baker, Nicholson .
    Baker, Nicholson .
    DOUBLE FOLD: Libraries and the Assault on Paper.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Since the 1950s, our country's greatest libraries have, as a matter of common practice, dismantled their collections of original bound newspapers and so-called brittle books, replacing them with microfilmed copies. The marketing of the brittle-paper crisis and the real motives behind it are the subject of this passionately argued book, in which Nicholson Barker pleads the case for saving our recorded heritage in its original form while telling the story of how and why our greatest research libraries betrayed the public trust by auctioning off or pulping irreplaceable collections. The players include the Library of Congress, the CIA, NASA, microfilm lobbyists, newspaper dealers, and a colorful array of librarians…

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    New York: Random House, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Since the 1950s, our country's greatest libraries have, as a matter of common practice, dismantled their collections of original bound newspapers and so-called brittle books, replacing them with microfilmed copies. The marketing of the brittle-paper crisis and the real motives behind it are the subject of this passionately argued book, in which Nicholson Barker pleads the case for saving our recorded heritage in its original form while telling the story of how and why our greatest research libraries betrayed the public trust by auctioning off or pulping irreplaceable collections. The players include the Library of Congress, the CIA, NASA, microfilm lobbyists, newspaper dealers, and a colorful array of librarians and digital futurists, as well as Baker himself who eventually discovers that the only way to save one important newspaper is to buy it." Unfortunately the "assault" has continued unabated - and even increased - in the years since this was published. Extensive notes, references, index. xii, 370 pp. ISBN: 0-375504443.

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    Condition: Appropriately, this is an exlibrary copy but with relatively few markings in a fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83443
    Keywords: Books about books
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  • CRITICAL ENCOUNTERS: Literary Views and Reviews, 1953-1977. by Balakian, Nona (1918-1991)
    Balakian, Nona (1918-1991)
    CRITICAL ENCOUNTERS: Literary Views and Reviews, 1953-1977.

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects a quarter-century of essays and reviews by this writer who served as the reviewer and editor for the NY Times, and was a founder of the National Book Critics Circle. Among the authors whose works are discussed is T. S. Eliot, Joyce Carol Oates, Carson McCuller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, J. D. Salinger, Eudora Welty and more. In addition, she discusses trends in modern literature from the claimed decline in mass markets to the vibrant alternate printing culture, and gives some insight into her own career. Includes a long introduction written for this book. 250 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81677
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  • THE FRIDAY BOOK: Essays and Other Nonfiction. by Barth, John.
    Barth, John.
    THE FRIDAY BOOK: Essays and Other Nonfiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first work of nonfiction by this award-winning writer - many of these essays are on books and the state of literature, but the topics range from Maryland crabs and crabcakes to student activists in the 60s. 281 pp. ISBN: 0-399-129979.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57346
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  • A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. by Basbanes, Nicholas A.
    Basbanes, Nicholas A.
    A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1995.) dj. Hardcover - Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. 631 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-3653-9.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 59432
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  • A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. by Basbanes, Nicholas A.
    Basbanes, Nicholas A.
    A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1995.) dj. Hardcover - Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. 631 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-3653-9.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 59433
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  • A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. by Basbanes, Nicholas A.
    Basbanes, Nicholas A.
    A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1996.). Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. 638 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-4826X.

    Condition: Near fine in black and gilt wrappers.

    Book ID: 60546
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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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  • MAX BEERBOHM AND THE OXFORD CHANCELLORS: A Keepsake to Commemorate the Visit of The Grolier Club of New York and The Zamorano Club of Los Angeles to the William W. Clary Oxford Collection, August 28, 1961. by [Beerbohm, Max] Clary, William W.
    [Beerbohm, Max] Clary, William W.
    MAX BEERBOHM AND THE OXFORD CHANCELLORS: A Keepsake to Commemorate the Visit of The Grolier Club of New York and The Zamorano Club of Los Angeles to the William W. Clary Oxford Collection, August 28, 1961.

    Edition: First printing.

    Privately printed, 1961. First edition - Includes a reproduction of the manuscript of Beerbohm's Sonnet "To The 'Most Distinguished Chancellor' That Oxford Has Had?" and a reproduction of the caricature "The Old and the Young Self" 12 pp. Handsewn

    Condition: Fine in teal wrappers with black lettering.

    Book ID: 58043
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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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  • WRITE FROM THE HEART: Unleashing the Power of Your Creativity by Bennett, Hal Zina.
    Bennett, Hal Zina.
    WRITE FROM THE HEART: Unleashing the Power of Your Creativity

    Edition: Revised edition, trade paperback.

    Novato, CA: New World Library, (2001.). SIGNED - "A spiritual approach to writing that show[s] both beginners and seasoned authors how to overcome blocks, unleash their creative voice, and see their books into print." This edition includes more interactive experience; it incorporate exercises from workshops and a chapter on supportive critiquing. SIGNED on the half title page and dated 2001. Bibliography. 238 pp. ISBN: 1577311779.

    Condition: Very near fine (a new copy, but one corner is slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 43809
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  • THE DELIGHTS OF READING: Quotes, Notes & Anecdotes. by Bettmann, Otto L.
    Bettmann, Otto L.
    THE DELIGHTS OF READING: Quotes, Notes & Anecdotes.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - A compilation of quotations, ranging from Victor Hugo to Winston Churchill and images that celebrate reading. Arranged topically with sections on reading to relax, libraries, bibliomania, the dangers of lending books, bookshops and bookburners and more. Illustrated throughout. An enjoyable book to dip into or browse. Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin. List of authors. 139 pp. ISBN: 0-879236736.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 84146
    Keywords: Books about books
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  • THE DELIGHTS OF READING: Quotes, Notes & Anecdotes. by Bettmann, Otto L.
    Bettmann, Otto L.
    THE DELIGHTS OF READING: Quotes, Notes & Anecdotes.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1987) dj. Hardcover - A compilation of quotations, ranging from Victor Hugo to Winston Churchill and images that celebrate reading. Arranged topically with sections on reading to relax, libraries, bibliomania, the dangers of lending books, bookshops and bookburners and more. Illustrated throughout. An enjoyable book to dip into or browse. Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin. List of authors. 139 pp. ISBN: 0-879236736.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj).

    Book ID: 84147
    Keywords: Books about books
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  • AMERICAN CONTRADICTIONS: Interviews with Nine American Writers. by Binder, Wolfgang and Breinig, Helmbrecht, editors. (Ishmael Reed, Grace Paley, Ed Vega, Luci Tapahonso, John A. Williams, etc.)
    Binder, Wolfgang and Breinig, Helmbrecht, editors. (Ishmael Reed, Grace Paley, Ed Vega, Luci Tapahonso, John A. Williams, etc.)
    AMERICAN CONTRADICTIONS: Interviews with Nine American Writers.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New England: Wesleyan University Press, (1995). First edition - Interviews of American authors of diverse cultural background and expertise. Those interviewed are: Luci Tapahonso, Ed Vega, Gerald Vizenor, John A. Williams, Roberto Fernandez, Andrew Holleran, Alan Lelchuk, Grace Paley, and Ishmael Reed. Originally published in German in 1994. Bibliography. xvii, 187 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers with a black spine.

    Book ID: 61370
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  • SET OF TWO CATALOGS - #47, Americana / Indians & #49 Americana / Indians/Alaska. by [Bookseller's Catalog] Weatherford, R. M.
    [Bookseller's Catalog] Weatherford, R. M.
    SET OF TWO CATALOGS - #47, Americana / Indians & #49 Americana / Indians/Alaska.

    Edition: First printing.

    Monroe, WA: R. M. Weatherford, Bookseller. (1986). First edition - Two bookseller's catalogues issued by Dick Weatherford, the founder of Interloc (now Alibris) from the years when he was a well known Western Americana bookseller. #47 has 595 items, 50 pages including the rear cover. #49 has 664 items, 50 pages including the rear cover.

    Condition: Both very good in stapled wrappers (mailing labels)

    Book ID: 84665
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  • SET OF TWO CATALOGS - #68 & #69: WESTERN AMERICANA. by [Bookseller's Catalog] Weatherford, R. M.
    [Bookseller's Catalog] Weatherford, R. M.
    SET OF TWO CATALOGS - #68 & #69: WESTERN AMERICANA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Southport, WA: R. M. Weatherford, Bookseller. (1988). First edition - Two bookseller's catalogues issued by Dick Weatherford, the founder of Interloc (now Alibris) from the years when he was a well known Western Americana bookseller. #68 has 471 items, 58 pages including the rear cover. #69 has 463 items, 58 pages including the rear cover.

    Condition: Both near fine in illustrated stapled wrappers (mailing labels)

    Book ID: 84666
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  • SET OF TWO CATALOGS - #71 WESTERN AMERICANA & #73: AMERICANA / INDIANS. by [Bookseller's Catalog] Weatherford, R. M.
    [Bookseller's Catalog] Weatherford, R. M.
    SET OF TWO CATALOGS - #71 WESTERN AMERICANA & #73: AMERICANA / INDIANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Southport, WA: R. M. Weatherford, Bookseller. (1988). First edition - Two bookseller's catalogues issued by Dick Weatherford, the founder of Interloc (now Alibris) from the years when he was a well known Western Americana bookseller. #71 has 481 items, 58 pages including the rear cover. #69 has 449 items, 58 pages including the rear cover.

    Condition: Both very good in illustrated stapled wrappers (mailing labels)

    Book ID: 84667
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  • ARIZONA IN LITERATURE: A Collection of the Best Writings of Arizona Authors from Early Spanish Days to the Present Time. by Boyer, Mary G.
    Boyer, Mary G.
    ARIZONA IN LITERATURE: A Collection of the Best Writings of Arizona Authors from Early Spanish Days to the Present Time.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Haskell House Publishers, 1970. Hardcover - Originally published in 1934, so "present time" refers to the early 1930s. When it was published, it was the only extensive listing of Arizona literature. Arranged topically - adventurers, novels, poetry, biography, legends, translations from Spanish, etc - this includes brief biographical notes on each author and a selection from their work. Index, 574 pp. ISBN: 0-838311687.

    Condition: Very near fine in turquoise boards with gilt lettering on the spine (upper corner bumped).

    Book ID: 79846
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  • THERE'S PIPPINS AND CHEESE TO COME. by Brooks, Charles S.
    Brooks, Charles S.
    THERE'S PIPPINS AND CHEESE TO COME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Haven & London: Yale University Press / Oxford University Press, 1917. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of humorous essays, some on food, as the title implies, but many of family, friends and also on books and readers, including a delightful one on buying old books. SIGNED by the author on a blank prelim. Illustrated with drawings by Theodore Diedricksen, Jr. 139 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in tan boards with hubbed dark brown cloth spine and corners, paper labels on spine (some pages still unopened.)

    Book ID: 41653
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  • THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller. by Burton, Betsy.
    Burton, Betsy.
    THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, (2005). First edition - A history of a small independent bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, and much more. Includes reflections on books, and bookselling, book lists, accounts of author events. Illustrated with photographs. 302 pp. ISBN: 1423601246.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 61223
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  • THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller. by Burton, Betsy.
    Burton, Betsy.
    THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, (2005). SIGNED first edition - A history of a small independent bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, and much more. Includes reflections on books, and bookselling, book lists, accounts of author events. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED on the title page. 302 pp. ISBN: 1423601246.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 63118
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  • Carr, John C. (Jane Langton, Robert B. Parker, Janwillem van de Wetering, and others.)
    THE CRAFT OF CRIME: Conversations With Crime Writers.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. First edition - Book composed of conversations with some of the top mystery writers ever put together, including in addition to those listed above, Ruth Rendell, Peter Lovesey, Ed McBain, Dick Francis, Gregory MacDonald, Mark Smith, June Thomson, James McClure and Emma Lathen. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-395-331218.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31895
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