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181 Edgeworth, Maria Works of Maria Edgeworth - Volume II: Letters to Literary Ladies; Castle Rackrent; Leonara; Essay on Irish Bulls
Boston Samuel H. Parker 1824 Leather Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages; Vol II of the then 12 volume issue of Edgeworth's Works. Soundly bound in period treed calf with red morocco title label to spine. Mild scuffing and rubbing to leather at spine. Corners just lightly shelf bumped. VG thus 
Price: 50.00 USD
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182 Edgeworth, Maria Works of Maria Edgeworth - Volume VI, Containing [Vol II Of] Tales of Fasionable Life [Volume II of 2 - Vivian; Emilie De Coulanges; the Absentee]
Boston Samuel H. Parker 1826 Leather Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 466 pages; 1826 Samuel H. Parker, Boston. Vol VI of the 13 volume issue of Edgeworth's Works. The later written and published parts of Tales of Fasionable Life; i. E. ; Vivian; Emilie De Coulanges; the Absentee. 1826 title page for Parker followed by an 1823 Littell, Philadelphia imprint title page with the identification of this volume as the 2nd of 2 volumes of Tales of Fashionable Life. Soundly bound in period treed calf with red morocco title label to spine. Lacking the front blank endpage and presumably a half-title as well as the rear blank endpage/s. Mild scuffing and rubbing to leather at spine with a small part of the title label chipped off but laid in at front. Corners just lightly shelf bumped. G++ to VG- 
Price: 45.00 USD
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183 Edgeworth, Maria & Brander Matthews (Intro) Castle Rackrent & The Absentee Everyman's Library [Richard Clay & Sons, 1910]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1910 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 346 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman imprint of this title with no indication of subsequent printings. Printer's notice for Richard Clay & Sons at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Trace crimping and rubbing to cloth at spine ends with a mild shelf tap to the base of the spine. Red cloth is lightly sun faded at spine but with gilt still bright. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1910 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. The 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour 319.0] VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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184 Edwards, Amelia B. Barbara's History; Harper & Brothers "Library of Slect Novels", No. 241
New York Harper & Brothers 1874 Paperback Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 187 pages; As published in original title lettered, light brown paper wraps. Text printed in double columns. Publisher ads to inside surfaces of cover wraps, rear cover and to several pages at rear. Early American printing of Edwards' successful novel firt published in America in 1864 by Harper. Covers are moderately shelf soiled and toned; rubbed and worn at edges with nicks and a few short closed tears. Spine edge of wraps stressed, split and missing small pieces. Uncommon in original American Harper published examples. A novel of bigamy. G+ 
Price: 40.00 USD
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185 Eggers, Dave McSweeney's Issue 28
McSweeney's 2008 193478107X / 9781934781074 First Edition Hardcovers in box New 
McSweeney's Quarterly Concern; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 300 pages; New copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap. 8 smaller HC books arranged in a large 4to sized open box. New copy. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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186 Eliot, George Romola, Illustrated. In Two Volumes
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1899 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 530 pages; No date given [Circa 1899] Thomas Y. Crowell. HC 2 volume set with photo plates on glossy stock. Uniformly bound in 3/4 cream linen with decorative arabesque design in gilt with heavy floral decorated paper over boards. Soundly bound and clean. Prior ownership in manuscript to front endpage dated 1899. Cloth lightly pulled at crown of both vols with light shelf rub and a hint of fray to spine ends. Heavy paper covered boards a little rubbed thriugh at a few smal spots along the front edges. Trace toning to cloth at spines. Solid set. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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187 Eliot, T. S. Elizabethan Essays
London Faber & Faber 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Faber Library # 24; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 195 pages; Publisher's forest green cloth brightly lettered in gilt to spine. In original light blue paper dust jacket with garland design in red and title lettering in black. Solid clean copy. Light foxing to front and rear pastedowns; mild dust spotting/foxing to top and front edges of page block. jacket lightly nicked at edges and a bit toned at spine. A few scattered pages with a mild splotch of toning/foxing. Solid neat dust jacketed first edition. VG/VG 
Price: 39.50 USD
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188 Elizabeth, Charlotte Helen Fleetwood
New York Baker & Scribner 1848 4th American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 332 pages; Soundly bound in original brown cloth with decorative designs in blind to boards and titles in gilt to spine. Cloth rubbed and worn at spine ends; short split to cloth along the front hings from top/crown. Corners lightly bumped at corners with some fraying. Prior ownership with bookplate to front pastedown of a small college Belle Lettres Society; small paper label to spine. Scattered light foxing to text; heavier to front and rear endpages. Uncommon in early printings. G+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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189 Erapu, Laban Restless Feet
Nairobi Oxford University Press 1969 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 123 pages; Trade sized paperback in pictorial covers. Sound clean copy with a light vertical crease to the cover and text block. Light handling rub to covers at edges. One world marginal notation to the publisher copy on the rear cover. Solid and clean. VG-. Hard to find title. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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190 Erickson, Inge (editor) ; John D. Erickson & James F. Burks (Associate editors) L'Esprit Createur : : Andre Gide, 1869 - 1951; Volume 1, No. 1 - Spring 1961
Minneapolis, Minn. L'Esprit Createur 1961 Wraps Very Good 
No. 1, Spring 1961; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; 1961 L'Esprit Createur . In original printed wraps. Complimentary copy label pasted inside cover. Solid copy with expected light general toning to cover stock. Prior owner's name penned neatly to the front cover. Small partial mailing stamp to the front cover. VG 
Price: 65.00 USD
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191 Esenwein, J. Berg Spirited horses and daring dogs
Springfield, MA McLoughlin Bros. Inc 1927 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
World of Adventure Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; 1937 McLoughlin Bros HC/DJ Square and sound copy; no marks. Original wraparound pictorial dust jacket missing a few small chips at edges and a larger triangular chip top of rear panel. Usual mild toning to paper stock. Color frontis ill and in text B& W ills. Uncommon in DJ. VG/VG- 
Price: 19.75 USD
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192 Esler, Anthony Hellbane [A Novel Of Witchcraft in 17th Century Devon]
New York Wm Morrow 1975 First Printing Paperback Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; 1975 William Morrow HC/DJ 1st printing w/ complete 1-10 number line. Unread copy; tight bright and fresh. Immaculate dust jacket. Small two letter ink stamp bottom edge of page block. Otherwise about as new. F/F 
Price: 15.00 USD
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193 Ewing, Thomas Jonathan, a Tragedy
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 148 pages; With a card from the author mounted to the front pastedown "Compliments of the Author" and signed by the author's wife on the blank front endpage. Soundly bound in original pictorial brown cloth, a little dulled and toned at spine. Errata sheet tipped in over the first page of the text. VG-; Signed by Associated 
Price: 39.50 USD
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194 Fantosme, Jordan and Francisque Michel (translation and Notes) Chronicle of the War between the English and the Scots in 1173 and 1174. By Jordan Fantosme ... Now First Published with a Translation, an Introduction, Notes, and an Appendix by Francisque Michel
London, England J. B. Nichols and Son 1840 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
Publications of the Surtees Society ; V. XI; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; Hardcover in publisher's original pebbled green cloth with titles, ruling and Surtees Society crest stamped in gilt to spine. Though there are some mild library ownership indications, the book is extremely well preserved with a tight binding in original cloth and fresh neat contents. Deckled front edge; top edge generally unopened. An unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to cloth at tips. Small, thin painted catalog number at base of spine and an obsolete card pocket at rear. Small circular library ownership ink stamp to front endpage and an inconspicuous blind stamp to a balnk area of the title page. Verse is printed in French and facing page English translation. Includes, at rear, an index to the poem and a 3 page appended errata. Mounted to front pastedown is the engraved armorial bookplate of Frances Mary Richardson Currer, highly regarded 19th century scholar and book collector and inspiration for Charlotte Bronte's adopted pen name of Currer-Bell. Aside from mild library indications a NF copy. Altogether near VG and quite uncommon in the original edition 
Price: 145.00 USD
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195 Farrell, James T. Gas-House McGinty
New York World Publishing 1943 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Tower Books Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages; 2nd Tower Books printing. Very neat and attractive early printing. Square snug and neat in publisher's blue cloth with title lettering in orange to spine. Wraparound pictorial dust jacket is a little sun faded at spine but crisp and sharp at edges and corners. Top stain slightly faded; expected light, uniform tanning to war time paperstock used for the text block. Solid, neat and attractive. NF/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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196 Faulkner, William Absalom, Absalom!
New York Random House 1936 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; 1st printing. Soundly bound and clean in original trade binding of black cloth with 5 horizontal linear bands and titles brightly in gitl to spine. Publisher's red top stain a little faded; corners lightly bumped with slight rubbing. Prior owner name and 1936 date penned to front endpage. 1936 year included in publisher line on title page; EH code at base of copyright. A Very Good condition copy, increasingly uncommon thus. VG 
Price: 400.00 USD
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197 Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans The Poetical Works of Mrs. Hemans 2 Volumes in 1
Philadelphia Henry F. Anners circa 1845 Hardcover Very Good 
48mo 3" - 4" tall; No date given; circa 1845-1855. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt floral bordering and titles to spine, an ornate gilt bordered "classical" theme illustration to cover board and embellishments in blind to rear board. Small format, about 3.5 inches in height. All edges gilt. 2 volumes bound as 1. Binding snug and contents neat. Engraved frontis illustration for both volumes, tissue guard missing from the frontis for the first volume. Mild rubbing and flaking to gilt designs to cover and spine. Still a very solid and attractive example of this near-miniature edition of Heman's works. VG 
Price: 47.95 USD
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198 Fielding, Henry; Thomas Roscoe (Intro) & George Cruikshank (Engravings) Works Of Henry Fielding. Complete In One Volume, With A Memoir Of The Author.by Thomas Roscoe
New York George Bell & Sons 1889 reprint Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by Cruikshank 
Steel plate engravings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1116 pages; Stout HC in original pebbled red/magenta cloth. Illustrated with 20 engravings from Cruikshank. Cloth at spine sunned to a dull brown but gilt title lettering still bright. Binding a little shaken; a short inch long closed tear to the binding cloth from the top of the front joint. Contents clean and neat though there is some light foxing to the frontis engraving and facing title page. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage. Sound and reasonably decent. G+ ... Oversize book will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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199 Fisher, Hervey A Romantic Man, And Other Tales
London Martin Secker 1920 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 278 pages; HC in publisher's black cloth with title lettering to spine and ruling to boards in red. Scarce collection of stories is a bit worn to the externals. Patches of silverfish predation to the spine panel; drink ring and small spill outline to cloth of rear board. Title letterint at spine dulled but legible. Soundly bound with clean contents. Prior ownership neatly penned to front endpage, dated 1921. G+ copy; quite uncommon, found in only a handful of the world's libraries. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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200 Fitzgerald-Hoyt, Mary (Ed. ) Mark Twain: Ritual Clown; A Collection of Critical Essays
Siena Research Institute 1990 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Trade paperback in matte title lettered covers; spine unlettered, as issued. Tightly bound and neat. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to cover edges. Mild toning to cover spine panel and to edges. Solid unmarked copy. VG++ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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