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THE COMMON MAN
London:Sheed and Ward. 1950. 1st edition. vi+279pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good, clean condition. Boards bright with light shelf-wear to edges and edge points. Internally clean with no previous owners marks or signatures. Paper is slightly age-toned.  Dust jacket, now encased in brodart, is lightly shelf-worn at edges, with a previous owners signature inked to the upper right corner in very small script. Overall, a very good copy.
$25.00
THE COMPLETE CORRESPONDENCE Volume 2
Santa Barbara:Black Sparrow Press. 1980. 180pp+4pp. Limited edition, No. 220 of 250 copies, numbered on the colohon page and signed by Creeley on the blank page following copyright page.  Hardcover with acetate dust jacket.  Soiled along top page edges and some soiling to spine cloth as well as spine label, but otherwise a very good, clean copy. The acetate dust jacket is lightly shelfworn but still in very good condition.
$45.00
THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1911. xiv+340pp+4pp ads. 1st edition. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Color frontispiece inserted. Includes one plate not on list of illustrations, between 270-271. Blue boards lightly soiled, rubbed and shelf-worn. Paste-down on front cover is shelf-worn with a chip. Gilt on boards dulled. Teg. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures found, Paper is slightly age-toned but otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight, but slightly cocked and hinges intact. BAL11929.
$300.00
THE CRY FOR JUSTICE. AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE LITERATURE OF SOCIAL PROTEST.
Philadelphia:John C. Winston Company, Publishers. (1915). 889pp. Illustrated with reproductions of social protest in art. Hardcover. Red boards clean with gilt still bright on cover and spine. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. A very good, clean copy. *"The writings of philosophers, poets, novelists, social reformers, and others who have voiced the struggle against social injustice. Selected from 25 languages, covering a period of five thousand years."...Title page. 
$35.00
THE DARLING AND OTHER STORIES
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1916. ix+329pp+(5)pp. ads. 1st edition.  Translated by Constance Garnett.  Introduction by Edward Garnett. Hardcover.  Green boards slightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear to edges and fraying to spine ends. Gilt on front cover bright but faded on spine. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight, but slightly cocked and the rear hinge has cracked.  Overall, a very good, bright copy.
$40.00
THE DEATH OF METHUSELAH
New York:Farrar Straus Giroux. 1988. Signed, limited edition of 200 copies, with slipcase,  still in publishers shrinkwrap.  In as new condition. Fine.
$100.00
THE DEATH OF THE MOTH And Other Essays
London:Hogarth Press. 1942. 1st edition. 157pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards with old damp staining to lower edge of rear board and spine strip. Title in gilt on spine. Sun fading to top and bottom of spine strip where dust jacket is chipped. Page edges soiled. Internally, a previous owners name is penciled to the top of the 1st free end-page but no other marks found. Aside from some slight age-toning to paper, a very good, clean copy. The Vanessa Bell designed dust jacket is soiled, with old damp stain to lower rear panel (which corresponds to the boards),  and chipping and small tears to edges and folds.
$175.00
THE DIARY OF ANAIS NIN. Volume 2: 1934-1939
New York:Swallow Press and Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc. (1967). 1st edition, stated. x+355pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Boards just slightly soiled along edges. Top page edges lightly soiled with dust residue. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and folds, and sun fading to spine strip. It is not price clipped.
$35.00
THE EARLY LIFE OF SEAN O'CASEY
(Dublin):The Dolmen Press. (1970). 87pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out. The dust jacket, lightly soiled and shelfworn but not price clipped, in very good condition as well. 
$35.00
THE GAY COUPLE IN RESTORATION COMEDY
Cambridge, MA:Harvard University Press. 1948. 1st editiion. xi+252pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with a bit of age toning along spine strip but otherwise in very good condition. It is not price clipped.  * "The 'Gay Couple,' that engaging pair of lovers in seventeenth-century comedy to whom courtship is a game and duel of wits, are traced by Mr. Smith from their origin with the Elizabethans through their rise in pre-Civil War time and triumph in the Restoration to their decline at the end of the century."
$20.00
THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A RECORD OF A JOURNEY FROM RANGOON TO HAIPHONG
Garden City, New York:The Sun Dial Press. (1941). Later edition. 300pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Inscribed by the Author on the 1st free end-page.  Blue boards lightly soiled and age-toned, with light wear to edges and spine ends. Internally, end-pages age-toned, but aside from Author's inscription, free of previous owners marks or signatures. Paper throughout book is slightly age-toned.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket is still in one piece, but soiled and shelfworn, with wear, small chips/tears, to edges and folds. Still in good condition.  *Inscribed to William Barbour, who worked at the American Foundation for the Blind, lining up Authors to read all or chapters of their books for the Talking Books program. 
$200.00
THE GOLDEN WORD
Provincetown, MA:NP. 1930. (45)pp. Hardcover. #126/500 copies, signed and inscribed by the author on the first free end-page, with an additioonal 200 copies (of which this is one) containing a handwritten poem.  The end-pages are age-toned, but otherwise in very good, clean condition. No previous marks of ownership found. The green boards are slightly soiled/shelf-worn with wear to spine ends and bottom edge points. 
$95.00
THE GOTHS IN ENGLAND. A STUDY IN SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURY THOUGHT
Cambridge, MA:Harvard University Press. 1952. 304pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. No previous owners marks or signatures. Dust jacket is slightly soiled with age toning along edges/seams but otherwise in very good condition. *From the jacket...."an investigation into the history of ideas - political, religious, and aesthetic - in which amateurs and students of English literature, art, and political history will find new facts and a thought-provoking new perspective."
$75.00
THE GREAT AMERICAN FOURTH OF JULY PARADE. A Verse Play for Radio
(Pittsburgh):University of Pittsburgh Press. (1975). 50pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket, slightly shelf-worn with wear to edges and folds, still in very good condition. 
$20.00
THE HIGHROAD: BEING THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN AMBITIOUS MOTHER
Chicago:Herbert S. Stone and Company. 190. 1st edition. 289pp. Hardcover. Decorated green boards slightly shelf-worn and soiled. Teg. Internally, Pages are slightly age-toned but with no previous owners marsk or signatures A very good, clean copy.
$20.00

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