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AMERICAN LITERATURE

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1 Algren, Nelson; Robert Frost IF YOU MUST USE PROFANITY BY NELSON ALGREN / DESERT PLACES BY ROBERT FROST (In the American Mercury)
New York The American Mercury 1934 Softcover Near Fine 
Volume XXXI, Number 124; 8vo; Green wrappers. Wallet edges. Ever so slight cocking of the paper spine. A few tiny spots in text block. Otherwise a near fine copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Cooper, James Fenimore THE PIONEERS, OR, THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA A Descriptive Tale. by the Author of "The Spy"
Philadelphia Carey & Lea 1832 17.5cm. , 1/2 Polished Calf, Marbled Boards & Endpapers, Top edges 
Two Volumes, bound by Goodspeed, Boston, 6 Panelled, Gilt, Decorative Spines, Dated "1832"; Extremities are ever so slightly rubbed. Pagination: v.1.284p. ; v.2.327p. New Blanks added by binder (early 20th c. ) Edition not located in BAL, LC, Harvard nor Yale. OCLC lists 12 copies in libraries worldwide! ! A SPECTACULAR SET! ! 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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3 Cooper, James Fenimore (Tr. Benjamin Laroche) LE PILOTE: HISTOIRE DE LA MER
Paris Camuzeaux/Firmin Didot Frere 1836 Hardcover Very Good+ 
260 pages; Patterned cloth. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Emerson, Ralph Waldo JOURNALS AND MISCELLANEOUS NOTEBOOKS VOLS.1,2,4,6
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1960-1966 Octavo, Cloth, 5 Vols. (lacking v.3, 5) , Very Good++in Jackets 
Volumes are slightly cocked, otherwise quite a decent early run. All are first printings. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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5 Hemingway, Ernest FIFTY GRAND (IN ATLANTIC MONTHLY)
New York Atlantic Monthly 1927 WRAPPERS Fine with no dust jacket; Ever so tiny closed tear to the lower spine. 
In remarkably fine condition! ; 8vo; Issue of July, 1927. Vol. 140, No. 1 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 Laurence, Dan H. ROBERT NATHAN, A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
New Haven Yale University Library 1960 CLOTHBOUND New in New dust jacket 
8vo; xi,97 pages; An unopened and unread copy in the glassine jacket. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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7 Laurence, Dan H. ROBERT NATHAN, A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
New Haven Yale University Library 1960 CLOTHBOUND New in New dust jacket 
8vo; xi,97 pages; An unopened and unread copy in the glassine jacket which has a tiny closed tear and a very tiny chip. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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8 Light James F. JOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
New York Twayne Publishers 1965 CLOTHBOUND New with no dust jacket 
Twayne’s United States Authors Series ; 82; 8vo; 192 pages 
Price: 5.95 USD
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9 Miller, Henry LA CRUCIFIXION EN ROSE: PLEXUS
Paris Correa 1952 Octavo, Yellow Wrappers, 645pp. , Very Good+ Condition 
Traduit de l'Americain par Elisabeth Guertic. "Le Chemin de la Vie", Collection dirigee par Maurice Nadeau. Fore-edge of rear wrapper chipped. Text browned. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10 Miller, Henry ; August Derleth INTO THE FUTURE (FRAGMENT FROM : THE WORLD OF D.H.LAWRENCE) / SPRING FEVER-A STORY (BY DERLETH) (In "A Magazine of Creative Writing to Accent the Actual") Volume II, No.3, May-June, 1940
Chicago Creative Writing 1940 First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good- 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 34 pages; Upper left corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. Wrappers age-toned. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Stein, Gertrude THE YALE GERTRUDE STEIN : SELECTIONS / WITH AN INTROD. BY RICHARD KOSTELANETZ. [The Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein. Selections]
New Haven Yale University Press 1980 0300026099 / 9780300026092 First Edition Thus Paperback As New 
8vo; xxxi, 464 pages; A new, unread and unopened copy with an ever so slight crease or bump to the cover. Multiple copies available for course adoption. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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12 Steinbeck, John THE GRAPES OF WRATH / [BY] JOHN STEINBECK.
New York The Viking Press [1939] First Printing CLOTHBOUND Fine in Good dust jacket 
8vo; 4 p. l., 3-619, 3 blank pages; First edition. First printing. Original decorated sand cloth. Top edges stained light orange. Foredge shows three ever so tiny specks. "Battle Hymn of the Republic" music on endpapers. "First published in April 1939." on copyright page. "$2.75 and FIRST EDITION" on front flap. "Jacket illustration by Elmer Hader". Cloth binding has no wear at all. Pictorial jacket shows wear at the top of the spine which is darkened. Moderate wear of the jacket with two tiny chips at folds of rear panel. Two tiny spots on rear blank pages. 
Price: 1950.00 USD
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13 Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens) A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT (First Edition, Later State)
New York Charles L. Webster & Co. 1889 CLOTHBOUND Good+ 
8vo; xv,575 pages; Front hinge starting. Tiny bookseller's label on lower left corner of floral front flyleaf: "The Unique Shop H. V. Monahan 273 Tremont St. Boston Mass. " Has blank page rather than the half-title. No "S" on page 59. Broken type on the last three lines of page 72. Two pages of ads at the end. Tiny sticker placed by previous owner on recto of first blank flyleaf states: "H. V . Monahan 273 Tremont St. Boston February 7-1920-Alone-$1- " Tiny 1" square sticker in the form of a postage stamp at lower right corner of rear floral flyleaf states: "Publishers' and Booksellers Protective Assn. ". Stamped "462". Rubber stamped name, probably of the original owner "F. B. Richardson" on the first blank flyleaf. Minimal wear to the corners. Moderate wear to the heel of the spine. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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14 Yonce, Margaret J. (Annotated by) SOLDIER’S PAY / ANNOTATED BY MARGARET J. YONCE. (A New Unread Copy)
New York Garland Publishing 1990 0824043901 / 9780824043902 CLOTHBOUND New 
William Faulkner, Annotations to the Novels ; 3; 8vo; 210 pages; A new, unread copy. No dust jacket, as issued. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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