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Image for <b>A Story Teller's Story. The Tale of an American Writer’s Journey through His Own Imaginative World and Through the World of Facts with Manu of His Experiences and Impressions Among other Writers.  </b><br>

A Story Teller's Story. The Tale of an American Writer’s Journey through His Own Imaginative World and Through the World of Facts with Manu of His Experiences and Impressions Among other Writers.

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, B. W. Huebsch, Inc.,: 1924

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [Ref: McBride]

Seller ID: 008849


Anderson's first memoir which includes sections on Gertrude Stein, Paul Rosenfeld, Ring Lardner and Sinclair Lewis, also noted for the essays on George Bellows and Alfred Steiglitz.Publisher’s maroon pebbled terracotta cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on front free endpage. View more info

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The Lives of The Poets Laureate. With an Introductory Essay on The Title and Office.

By: Austin, Wiltshire Stanton & Ralph, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley,: 1853.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008856


Biographical sketches of the authors and their chief works: Ben Johnson; Sir William Davenant; John Dryden; Thomas Shadwell; Nahum Tate; Nicholas Rowe; Rev. Laurence Eusden; Colley Cibber; William Whitehead; Rev. Thomas Warton; Henry James Pye; Robert Southey; and William Wordsworth.Publisher’s green cloth blind-stamped border design with gilt emblem in center. Spine with five blind-stamped decorative designs and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square... View more info

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...Faulkner: A Biography (Southern Icons)

By: Blotner, Joseph

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA:, University Press of Mississippi,: 2005.<br>

Seller ID: 006440

ISBN: 1578067324<br>


William Faulkner (1897-1962) remains the pre-eminent literary chronicler of the American South and a giant of American arts and letters. Creatively obsessed with problems of race, identity, power, politics, and family dynamics, he wrote novels, stories, and lectures that continue to shape our understanding of the region's promises and problems. His experiments and inventions in form and style have influenced generations of writers. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift ... View more info

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...The Gambler: An Autobiography, 1920-1939. [Stuart Cloete]

By: Cloete, Stuart.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Collins,: 1973.<br>

Edition: First British Edition.<br>

Seller ID: 004105

ISBN: 0002162628


Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Minimal handling wear. Dust jacket price-clipped has a hint of wear in a protective Mylar sleeve.Stuart Cloete was a South African novelist, essayist, biographer and short story writer. He published his first novel, Turning Wheels, in 1937: it became a best-seller, selling more than two million copies. Importation of the book was subsequently banned in South Africa, owing to its commentary on the Great Trek, the eve... View more info

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Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

By: Conn, Peter

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009860

ISBN: 0521560802

Condition: Near Fine


In this brilliantly conceived biography, Conn, an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, sets out to reconstruct Buck's life, her extraordinary commitment to social justice and her literary achievement.Appears unread. No flaws but previous owner's unused bookplate. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 468 pages with index, extensive section of notes for each chapter. View more info

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...Olga Rudge and Ezra Pound: "What Thou Lovest Well..."

By: Conover, Anne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven and London,, Yale University Press,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007700

ISBN: 9780300087031<br>


A loving and admiring companion for half a century to literary titan Ezra Pound, concert violinist Olga Rudge was the muse who inspired the poet to complete his epic poem, The Cantos, and the mother of his only daughter, Mary. Strong-minded and defiant of conventions, Rudge knew the best and worst of times with Pound. With him, she coped with the wrenching dislocations brought about by two catastrophic world wars and experienced modernism’s radical transformatio... View more info

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...The World through a Monocle: The New Yorker at Midcentury

By: Corey, Mary F.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge and London:, Harvard University Press,: 1999.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007991

ISBN: 0674961935<br>


An excellent and innovative study of the New Yorker during its halcyon years, the late 1940s and the 1950s.Though Corey writes from an academic vantage point and looks at it in the light of subjects (race, sex, class) fashionable among her colleagues, she grinds none of academia's axes; she is scrupulous, thoughtful and fair. (Jonathan Yardley Washington Post) No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in... View more info

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Adventures and Letters of Richard Harding Davis.

By: Davis, Charles Belmont Davis - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1917.

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: 004115


Illustrated. Ex-library in dark blue-green library bound buckram. Spine titles and call number stamped in white. Bindings square and tight. Text Clean Light shelf handling. No flaws but library treatment. View more info

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Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters, 1917-1961

By: Hemingway, Ernest ; Baker, Carlos - Editor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Scribner,: 1981.

Seller ID: 009077

ISBN: 0684167654<br>

Condition: Near Fine in a Near Fine Jacket.


Carlos Baker has chosen letters that not only represent major turning points in Hemingway's career but also exhibit character, wit, and the writer's typical enthusiasm for hunting, fishing, drinking, and eating. A few are ingratiating, some downright truculent. Others present his views on writing and reading, criticize books by friend or foe, and discuss women, soldiers, politicians, and prizefighters. >i>Unread, Unopened. Minimal shelf/storage wear. Dust ... View more info

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Lytton Strachey. A Critical Biography.

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Heinemann,: 1968.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 000453


Vol 1: The Unknown Years, Vol 2: The Years of Achievement.Giles Lytton Strachey ( 1880 – 1932) was a British writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His biography Queen Victoria (1921) was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Brown cl... View more info

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Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World

By: Howard, Donald R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Dutton Adult: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010060

ISBN: 052524400X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This exceptionally clear, comprehensive, and well-written book vividly portrays both the public context (14th-century England, Italy, and France) and the family life of the early giant of English poetry. It easily surpasses not only Marchette Chute's outdated Geoffrey Chaucer of England (1946) but also John Gardner's The Life and Times of Chaucer (1977) and Derek Brewer's Chaucer and His World (1978).No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Nabokov-Wilson Letters: Correspondence Between Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson 1940-1971

By: Karlinsky, Simon

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010005

ISBN: 0060122625

Condition: Near Fine


Edited, annotated and with an introductory essay by Simon Karlinsky. A quarter century of intimate and intellectual correspondence between Nabokov and critic Edmund Wilson, prior to their notorious feud.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; 346 pages with index. View more info

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Dearest Chums and Partners : Joel Chandler Harris's Letters to His Children : a Domestic Biography / Edited by Hugh T. Keenan

By: Keenan, Hugh; Harris, Joel Chandler (1848-1908)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Athens:, University Of Georgia Press,: 1993.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 008481

ISBN: 0820314803


Harris kept his offspring informed about his works in progress, current events, household activities, and the latest gossip. He sternly advised his four boys?especially the oldest, Julian?on how they should conduct their lives and careers. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Unclipped Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Illustrated.8vo; 531 pages with an index, appendix of previous printed lette... View more info

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Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography

By: Meyers, Jeffrey

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Harpercollins,: 1994.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008707

ISBN: 0060190361


Meyers provides us with a dizzying number of anecdotes about Fitzgerald's dismaying behavior, profligacy, and fear of sexual intimacy and inadequacy, but it is Meyers' compassionate interpretation of Fitzgerald's weaknesses and appreciation for his achievements that make this an invaluable and unforgettable portrait. (Booklist) No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 400 pages with index, chapter notes and a bibliography. View more info

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Truman Capote's Southern Years: Stories from a Monroeville Cousin

By: Moates, Marianne M.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL:, University Alabama Press,: 1996.

Seller ID: 009240

ISBN: 0817308156

Condition: New


Although much is known about the mature Truman Capote-his literary genius and flamboyant life-style-details of his childhood years spent in Monroeville, Alabama, have remained a mystery. Truman Capote's Southern Years explores Capote's formative years, the abandonment by his mother, and his early life in the care of elderly relatives. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Truman Capote:
In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career

By: Plimpton, George

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Nan A. Talese / Doubleday,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009082

ISBN: 0385232497<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


An oral biography that blends the voices of Capote's friends and enemies. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Alien Heart: The Life and Work of Margaret Laurence

By: Powers, Lyall

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada:, Univ of Manitoba Press,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 000389

ISBN: 9780887551758<br>


Today, almost two decades after her death, Margaret Laurence remains one of Canada’s best-known and most beloved writers. Twice winner Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Award for fiction, she was, as the late William French wrote, “more profoundly admired than any other Canadian novelist of her generation.” No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 554 pages with endnotes, bibliography and i... View more info

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Vladimir Nabokov: A Tribute

By: Quennell, Peter [editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009817

ISBN: 0297776657

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9 inches tall; 139 pages with bibliography. 10 Essays by distinguished scholars on Nabokov's work, illustrated with photos. View more info

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Mark Twain's Autobiography

By: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) ; Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009972

Condition: Very Good


Mark Twain related his life's stories to his appointed biographer Albert Bigelow Paine at intervals over Twain's final years from January 1906 to April 1910. Parts of Twain's autobiography "not dealing too savagely with living persons or their immediate descendants" initially were not intended to be published until a hundred years after his death in 1910. First Edition, First Printing: First Edition on copyright page with publisher's code H-Y signifying August 19... View more info

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Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano

By: Tytell, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NewYork:, Doubleday,: 1987.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008719

ISBN: 0385196946


Exhaustively researched and admirably balanced...important and valuable. (Cleveland Plain Dealer ) First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info