GENERAL READING
GOOD USED BOOKS
[This is a Mainly-20th-Century General Reading & Reference File]
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Great Letters . . .
Adams, Henry.  Selected letters of Henry Adams. Edited with an introduction by Newton Arvin. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Young, [copyright 1951]. 8vo. xxxiv, [2], 279, [1] pp.
$30.00

(Addison). Courthope, W.J. Addison. London & New York: Macmillan, 1889. 8vo.
$10.00

For the Fan of Historical Novels, 1883
Allen, William Francis.  The reader's guide to English history. By William Francis Allen, a.m., professor in the University of Wisconsin. Boston: Ginn, Heath, & Co., 1883. Oblong 8vo. 49, [1 (blank) pp., [2 (ads)] ff.
$15.00

With an A.L.S.
Ashby, Eric.  Universities: British, Indian, African. A Study in the Ecology of Higher Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1966. 8vo.
$25.00

Observations . . .
Baker, Russell. So this is depravity and other observations. New York: Congdon & Lattès, 1980. 12mo.
$12.50

On Printing History
(BASIC).   Steinberg, S.H. Five hundred years of printing. New edition, revised by John Trevitt. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: The British Library, 1996. Tall 8vo. 262 pp.
$29.95

Interesting & Illustrated Metallurgy / FIREWORKS!
Biringucci, Vannoccio.  The pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio. New York: Basic Books, 1959. Small folio. 477 pp.
$60.00
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CARMEN
Bizet, Georges. Carmen. Academy of Music Grand Opera libretto and parlor pianist. New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck, [1876?]. 8vo. 29, [3] pp.
$40.00

(Blake, William). Dorfman, Deborah. Blake in the nineteenth century: His reputation as a poet from Gilchrist to Yeats. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1969. 8vo. 314 pp.
$22.50


Illus. Edmund J. Sullivan
Borrow, George. Lavengro the scholar, the gypsy, the priest...with twelve illustrations in colour by Edmund J. Sullivan. London: T.A. Foulis, [1914]. 8vo. Frontis., xviii pp., [2] ff., 654 pp., [1] f.; plts.
$25.00

Diplomatic History, & Memoirs
(Brzezinski, Zbigniew). Brzezinski, Zbigniew. Power and principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser, 19771981. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1983. 8vo. 24 plts.
$40.00

Cambridge/RiversideByron
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron.  Complete poetical works of Lord Byron. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (pr. by the Riverside Press, Cambridge), (copyright 1905). 8vo. Frontis., xxi, [1], 1055, [1] pp.
$90.00

(Byron). Nichol, John. Byron. London & New York: Macmillan, 1888. 8vo.
$10.00


Renaissance Classics withCommentary from Two Modern Masters
Campion, Thomas.  Selected songs of Thomas Campion. Boston: David Godine, 1973. Folio. 161, [1] pp.; illus.
$85.00
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Ed. Lillian Hellman
Chekhov, Anton. Selected letters of Anton Chekhov. Edited by Lillian Hellman translated by Sidonie K. Lederer. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Co., [copyright 1955]. 8vo. xxxv, [1], 331, [1] pp.
$35.00

China & Its Art
(China). Cohen, Joan Lebold & Jerome Alan Cohen. China today and her ancient treasures. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1980. Large 4to. Illus.
$32.50

VENICE
Chubb, Thomas Caldecot. The Venetians: Merchant princes. New York: Viking, 1968. Tall 8vo. Illus.
$22.00

On Forman & Wise
Collins, John. The two forgers: A biography of Harry Buxton Forman & Thomas James Wise. [New Castle, Del.]: Oak Knoll Books, (copyright 1992). 8vo xiii, 317 pp., illus.
$55.00
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"I wish she would writea Jalna book a year for the rest of her life . . ."
De la Roche, Mazo. The building of Jalna. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1944. 8vo. [4] ff. 366 pp.
$15.00

Classic Criticism
(Dryden). Saintbury, G. Dryden. London & New York: Macmillan, 1888. 8vo.
$10.00

Interesting & Still Instructive
Eberlein, Harold Donaldson; & Roger Wearne Ramsdell. The practical book of chinaware. With 12 illustrations in colours[,] 191 in doubletone, and diagrams. Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1925. Large 8vo. xix, 326; illus.
$37.50
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Politics is the Profession of the Second-rate”
Eliot, T.S.  Charles Whibley, a memoir. [colophon: London: Pub. by Humphrey Milford, Pr. at the University Press, Oxford, by John Johnson , 1931. 8vo. 13, [3] pp.
$60.00
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Those Controversial Marbles
Ellis, Henry, Sir.  The British Museum. Elgin and Phigaleian marbles. London: Charles Knight, 1833. 12mo. 2 vols. I: [3] ff., Frontis., 249, [1] pp. II: viii, 271pp. (some leaves printed on one side only!).
$125.00
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NOT a Collector's Copy” ButFUN to Have
in ThisEarly
Form
Faulkner, William.   Requiem for a nun. New York: Random House, [copyright 1951]. 8vo. [6], 286 pp.
$40.00

Vintage Faulkner
Faulkner, William. The town. New York: Random House, 1957. 8vo. [8], 371, [1] pp.
$80.00

China . . .
Fraser, John. The Chinese: Portrait of a people. New York: Summit Books, 1980. 8vo. Illus.
$12.50

Money & Passion
Gere, Charlotte, & Marina Vaizey.  Great women collectors. London: Philip Wilson, 1999. Folio (27 cm, 10.6"). 208 pp.
$35.00
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A Tour of French Colonial Africa
Gide, André.  Travels in the Congo.  New York: Modern Age Books, Inc., 1937. 12mo. [12], 305, [4] pp.
$30.00
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First Edition
Gosse, Edmund. Firdausi in exile and other poems. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. 12mo. Frontis., x, 224, [2 (1 blank)] pp.
$75.00
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First English
Grass, Gunter. Dog years.Translated by Ralph Manheim. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & World, [copyright 1965]. 8vo. [6], 570 pp.
$40.00

AMHERST
Graves, Henry Clinton. History of the class of 1856 of Amherst college 18521896. Boston: C.H. Simonds & Co., 1896. 8vo. [6], 459, [6] pp.
$25.00

"The Military Service Publishing Co." (1945)
Greene, Graham.   This gun for hire. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Military Service Publishing Co., [1945]. Small 8vo. [6 (2 blank)], 216, [2 (blank)] pp.
$30.00

CHINA  
Grousset, René. The civilizations of the east: China. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. 8vo. Illus.
$22.50

My First 25 Years . . . ”
Haldeman-Julius, E[manuel].  My first 25 years: Instead of a footnote, an autobiography.  [Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications], ©1949. 12mo. 47, [1 (ad)] pp.
$30.00
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My Second 25 Years . . . ”
Haldeman-Julius, E[manuel].  My second 25 years: Instead of a footnote, an autobiography. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, ©1949. 12mo. 117, [3 (ads)] pp.
$30.00
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Cultural Scholarship . . .
Hardison, O.B., Jr. Disappearing through the skylight. Culture and technology in the twentieth century. [New York]: Viking [Penguin], [1989]. 8vo. 389 pp.
$27.50

Important Scholar — Important Book
Hardison, O.B., Jr. Entering the maze: Identity and change in modern culture. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. 12mo.
$20.00

— Bret Harte —
Harte, Bret. Colonel Starbottle's client, and some other people. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1892. 8vo.
$27.50

Harte, Bret. Sally Downs and other stories. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1893. 8vo.
$35.00


A Sorrowful Reader?
Hartmann, Maurice [i.e., Moritz].  Last days of a king. An historical romance...translated from the German by M.E. Niles. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1867. 12mo. 198, [6] pp.
$40.00
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Science Technology & Politics
Haskins, Carl P. Scientific revolution and world politics. New York: Pr. by Harper & Row for the Council on Foreign Relations, [1964]. 8vo. 115 pp.
$25.00

First State — His First Book
Hawkes, John. Cannibal. New York: J.J. Little & Ives, copyright 1949. 12mo. 223, [1] pp.
$115.00

Dartmouth's Laureate
Hovey, Richard.  Dartmouth lyrics. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., (copyright 1924). 8vo. xiv, 94 pp.
$65.00

Attractive Little Book!
Howells, William Dean.  Criticism and fiction. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892. 12mo. Frontis., title-leaf, 188 pp., [2] ff.
$25.00
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OldCHRISTMAS Traditions in England
Irving, Washington.  Christmas. By Washington Irving. From the sketch book. 1947. [Berkeley, Calif.: Lederer, Street & Zeus],, 1947. Small 8vo. 25, [1] pp.; illus.
$15.00
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(Japan).  Rudofsky, Bernard. The kimono mind: An informal guide to Japan and the Japanese. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1965. 8vo. Illus.
$15.00


African History
Jones, A.H.M., & Elizabeth Monroe. A history of Ethiopia. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966. 12mo. Illus.
$14.50

Surgeon & Scholar
(Keynes, Geoffrey). Keynes, Geoffrey. The gates of memory. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. 8vo. Illus.
$17.50

"21 Brilliant Comedies"
Kronenberger, Louis, ed. Cavalcade of comedy. 21 brilliant comedies from Jonson and Wycherley to Thurber and Coward. New York: Simon & Schuster, [copyright 1953]. 4to. xv, [3], 715, [1] pp.
$10.00

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