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Literary Criticism:American
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1 Berthoff, Warner A Literature Without Qualities: American Writing Since 1945
Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A. Univ of California Pr 1980 0520036964 / 9780520036963 FIRST EDITION HARDBOUND Fine Fine WARNER BERTHOFF OCTAVO 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND FIRST EDITION IN DJ...A NEARLY NEW COPY...OF THIS IMPORTANT AND SOMEWHAT SCARCE BOOK....A LITERATURE WITHOUT QUALITIES...AMERICAN WRITING SINCE 1945 BY WARNER BERTHOFF...204 PAGES OF TEXT IN HARDBOUND WITH LOVELY WHITE DJ....A GREAT COPY OF AN IMPORTANT BOOK AT A LOW PRICE...WOW,....BOX #10 
Price: 13.00 USD
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2 Bruccoli, Matthew J. & Baughman, Judith S. MODERN AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS
New York FACTS ON FILE 1994 0816029989 / 9780816029983 First Edition Hard Back As New As New OCTAVO 
Essential Bibliography of American fiction. Hard back with dust jacket both in as new condition. 92 pages...THIS IS THE DEFINITIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MODERN AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS...RALPH ELLISON, JEAN TOOMER AND MANY OTHERS...WOW, WHAT AN IMPORTANT BOOK...A MUST FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN THE MODERN AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITER..... 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 CHERNIN, KIM MY LIFE AS A BOY
CHAPEL HILL ALGONQUIN PRESS 1997 1565121635 / 9781565121638 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION HARDBOUND FINE FINE KIM CHERNIN OCTAVO SIGNED BY KIM CHERNIN
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT AND SCARCE VOLUME..MY LIFE AS A BOY..A WOMAN'S STORY....WRITTEN BY THE BRILLIANT KIM CHERNIN....THIS LOVELY AND SCARCE VOLUME HAS BEEN SIGNED BY THIS ELUSIVE AND CONTROVERSIAL WRITER..... 
Price: 29.00 USD
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4 DeMarr, Mary Jean; Bakerman, Jane S. THE ADOLESCENT IN THE AMERICAN NOVEL SINCE 1960
NEW YORK Ungar 1986 0-8044-3067-5 / 9780804430678 FIRST EDITION Hard Back NEAR FINE NEAR FINE REFERENCE FICTION OCTAVO 
349 pages, A major reference guide and survey of fiction dealing with adolescence covering six hundred novels. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY IN BEAUTIFUL DJ OF THIS IMPORTANT BOOK...THE ADOLESCENT IN THE AMERICAN NOVEL SINCE 1960...ALMOST 350 PAGES OF IMPORTANT REFERENCE MATERIAL...A MUST FOR ANYONE MAKING A STUDY OF THE ADOLESCENT IN AMERICAN FICTION 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 DREISER, THEODORE THEODORE DREISER'S HEARD IN THE CORRIDORS ARTICLES ANDD RELATED WRITINGS
IOWA IOWA STATE UNIV PRES 1988 0813817374 / 9780813817378 FIRST AMERICAN EDT HARDBOUND Fine Fine THEODORE DREISER OCTAVO FRONTISPECE PHOTO 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL AS NEW HARDBOUND COPY IN DJ OF THIS SARCE AND IMPORTANT VOLUME......THEODORE DREISER'S HEARD IN THE CORRIDORS......ARTICLES AND ELATED WRITINGS.....EDITED BY T.D.NOSTWICH....WOW, WHAT A BOOK....... 
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6 HILLERMAN, TONY TALKING MYSTERIES: A CONVERSATION WITH TONY HILLERMAN
NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO 1991 0826312799 / 9780826312792 LATER PRINTING HardBOUND FINE Fine TONY HILLERMAN OCTAVO ILLUSTRATED SIGNED BY TONY HILLERMAN
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL NEW HARDBOUND COPY IN DUST JACKET OF THIS SCARCE AND IMPORTANT BOOK BY THE LATE GREAT TONY HILLERMAN...A CONVERSATION WITH TONY HILLERMAN...TALKING MYSTERIES....TONY HILLERMAN AND ERNIE BULOW...INCLUDES A JIM CHEE MINI-MYSTERY...OVER 125 PAGES OF TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS....EVEN THO THIS IS A 2ND OR 3RD PRINTING THIS COPY IS MADE VERY DESIRABLE AND COLLECTABLE DUE TO THE FACT THAT TONY HILLERMAN HAS BOLDLY SIGNED THE BOOK 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 HOWE, M.A. DEWOLFE AMERICAN BOOKMEN: SKETCHES, CHIEFLY BIOGRAPHICAL, OF CERTAIN WRITERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
FREEPORT NEW YORK BOOKS FOR LIBRARIES PRESS 1972 0836972481 / 9780836972481 1972 REPRINT HardBOUND Very Good NO DJ American BOOKMEN OCTAVO PHOTOGRAPHS 
THIS IS A VERY GOOD COPY OF THIS SCARCE AND IMPORTANT VOLUME...THE 1972 HARDBOUND REPRINT...WRITTEN BY M.A. DEWOLFE HOWE.....AMERICAN BOOKMEN....SKETCHES , CHIEFLY BIOGRAPHICAL, OF CERTAIN WRITERS OF THE NINEENTH CENTURY.....NEARLY 300 PAGES OF UNMARKED TEXT AND PHOTOS IN BLUE HARDBOUND 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Kirschten, Robert James Dickey and the Gentle Ecstasy of Earth: A Reading of the Poems
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A. Louisiana State Univ Pr 1988 0807114057 / 9780807114056 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Literary Criticism 9x6 
small tears on top edge of jacket near spine. no apparent marking in text. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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9 LOPEZ, BARRY ABOUT THIS LIFE: JOURNEYS ON THE THRESHOLD OF MEMORY
NEW YORK ALFRED A KNOPF 1998 0679434542 / 9780679434542 First Edition HardBOUND Fine Fine BARRY LOPEZ OCTAVO SIGNED BY BARRY LOPEZ
BARRY LOPEZ IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST, MOST COLLECTABLE WRITERS IN OUR COUNTRY....HIS BOOKS, ESPECIALLY IN LOVELY SIGNED FIRST EDITIONS, ARE GETTING MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND EVERYDAY...THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL FIRST EDITION OF HIS BOOK.....ABOUT THIS LIFE....JOURNEYS ON THE THRESHOLD OF MEMORY.....275 PAGES OF LIKE NEW TEXT IN BEAUTIFUL GREY AND RED HARDBOUND HOUSED IN LOVELY PICTORIAL DJ...THIS COPY HAS BEEN BOLDLY SIGNED BY BARRY LOPEZ...A REAL TREASURE AT A VERY LOW PRICE 
Price: 39.00 USD
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10 MERWIN, W.S. UNFRAMED ORIGINALS: RECOLLECTIONS BY W.S. MERWIN
NEW YORK ATHENEUM 1982 068911284X / 9780689112843 First Edition HardBOUND NEAR FINE NEAR FINE W.S. MERWIN OCTAVO SIGNED BY W.S. MERWIN
W.S. MERWIN IS ONE OF THE FINEST WRITERS OF THIS AND THE PAST CENTURY...ANY OF HIS BOOKS IN NICE CONDITION, FIRST EDITIONS, AND SIGNED COPIES ARE BEING SNATCHUP AS SOON AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE....THIS IS A NEAR FINE TO FINE FIRST EDITION OF HIS SCARCE AND IMPORTANT....UNFRAMED ORIGINALS..RECOLLECTIONS BY W.S. MERWIN....A NEAR FINE FIRST IN NEAR FINE DJ..THE DJ HAS BEEN PRICE CLIPPED.....THIS COPY HAS BEEN SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED TO LEGENDARY BOOKSELLER...GIL MOODY....THE INSCRIPTION IS DATED JULY 86...THERE IS ALSO, LAID INTO THE FRONT OF THE BOOK A SHORT TYPED NOTE FROM MERWIN...SIGNED AS WILLIAM MERWIN....A REAL TREASURE 
Price: 145.00 USD
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11 MILLER, EUGENE E. VOICE OF A NATIVE SON: THE POETICS OF RICHARD WRIGHT
JACKSON MISS UNIV PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI 1990 0878053999 / 9780878053995 NOTSTATED HardBOUND Very Good TO NEAR FINE Very Good TO NEAR FINE RICHARD WRIGHT OCTAVO 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY IN DJ OF THIS SCARCE AND IMPORTANT VOLUME....VOICE OF A NATIVE SON....THEPOETICS OF RICHARD WRIGHT....BY EUGENE E. MILLER.....OVER 250 PAGES OF UNMARKED TEXT IN BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUN IN BEAUTIFUL DJ....WOW, WHAT A BOOK..... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 PERKINS, GEORGE & BARBARA; LEININGER, PHILLIP BENET'S READER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
New York HARPER COLLINS 1991 0062700278 / 9780062700278 First Edition Hard Back Fine Fine American Literature/REFERENCE 7 1/2 X 9 1/2 X 2 DEEP 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THIS MOST COMPREHENSIVE, IN DEPTH ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICAN WRITING AND WRITERS: NOVELISTS, POETS, PLAYWRIGHTS, WRITERS OF NONFICTION, ESSAYISTS, CRITICS, PERSONAGES, PLACES, AND EVENTS ALLUDED TO IN LITERATURE, LITERARY GROUPS AND MOVEMENTS, NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES, JOURNALS, AND LITERARY TERMS. CLEAN INSIDE AND OUT. NO MARKINGS. TIGHT BINDING. 1,176 PAGES. WOW WHAT A REFERENCE! ADDITIONAL POSTAGE WILL BE NEEDED FOR SUCH A LARGE & HEAVY TEXT. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 SCOTT, EVELYN BACKGROUND IN TENNESSEE "TENNESSEANA EDITIONS"
KNOXVILLE, TN UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE PRESS 1980 0870492977 / 9780870492976 FACSIMILIE EDITION Hard Back Very Good Very Good TENNESSEE HISTORY 
ENDPAPERS HAVE MINOR BROWNING FROM AGE. NO OTHER INTERNAL MARKINGS. SOLID BINDING. BACK OF THE DUSTJACKET IS VERY SLIGHTLY SOILED WITH MINOR SCUFFING. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 UPDIKE, JOHN ABOUT THIS LIFE: JOURNEYS ON THE THRESHOLD OF MEMORY
NEW YORK ALFRED A KNOPF 1998 0679434542 / 9780679434542 First Edition HardBOUND Fine Fine BARRY LOPEZ OCTAVO SIGNED BY BARRY LOPEZ
BARRY LOPEZ IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST, MOST COLLECTABLE WRITERS IN OUR COUNTRY....HIS BOOKS, ESPECIALLY IN LOVELY SIGNED FIRST EDITIONS, ARE GETTING MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND EVERYDAY...THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL FIRST EDITION OF HIS BOOK.....ABOUT THIS LIFE....JOURNEYS ON THE THRESHOLD OF MEMORY.....275 PAGES OF LIKE NEW TEXT IN BEAUTIFUL GREY AND RED HARDBOUND HOUSED IN LOVELY PICTORIAL DJ...THIS COPY HAS BEEN BOLDLY SIGNED BY BARRY LOPEZ...A REAL TREASURE AT A VERY LOW PRICE 
Price: 39.00 USD
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15 WARREN, ROBERT PENN HOMAGE TO THEODORE DREISER
NEW YORK RANDOM HOUSE 1971 0394410270 / 9780394410272 FIRST EDITION HARDBOUND LIKE NEW FINE BIOGRAPHY OCTAVO SIGNED BY ROBERT PENN WARREN
THIS IS A WONDERFUL LIKE NEW COPY OF THIS EARLY BOOK BY ROBERT PENN WARREN....HOMAGE TO THEODORE DREISER..ON THE CENTENNIAL OF HIS BIRTH..THIS COPY IS LIKE NEW WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT THE DJ HAS BEEN PRICE CLIPPED...THIS BEAUTIFUL BOOK HAS BEEN BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE LATE GREAT ROBERT PENN WARREN...A VERY LOW PRICE FOR SUCH A MARVELOUS BOOK.... 
Price: 65.00 USD
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