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21 ALDRICH, Thomas Bailey Flower and Thorn: Later Poems
James R. Osgood and Company, 1877, 
ALDRICH, Thomas Bailey. Flower and Thorn: Later Poems. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. Pp. 148, [1]. Smalll 8vo, pressed green cloth with gilt decoration. Slight wear to spine extremeties and corners, very light foxing to feps, else vg. 50.00

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22 ALEXANDER, Bruce COOK, Bruce) Experiment in Treason. signed in dj
2002, 
ALEXANDER, Bruce. An Experiment in Treason. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). Pp. 274. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt titles to spine. The ninth book in the mystery series featuring the legendary blind eighteenth-centuryLondon judge, Sir John Fielding, and his young assistant Jeremy Proctor. B ruce Alexander was the pseudonym of author Bruce Cook (1932-2003), well-known for both his fiction and non-fiction works. Vg in dj. Signed by the author on the first blank. 20.00

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23 ALEXANDER, Calvert Catholic Literary Revival : Three Phases in its Development From 1845 to the Present
Bruce Publishing Co., 1935, 
ALEXANDER, Calvert. The Catholic Literary Revival : Three Phases in its Development From 1845 to the Present. Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Co., (1935).Pp 399. 8vo, pressed red cloth. Chapters include J. Henry Newman, Coventry Patmore, G.M. Hopkins, Francis Thompson, Alice Meynell, Chesterton, Baring , Belloc, etc., etc.. From the Science and Culture Series, edited by JosephHusslein. Some dampstaining, fading to spine, several portions cut from dj affixed to ffep, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 20.00

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24 ALGER, Horatio, Jr. Do and Dare; or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune. ex-lib.
John C. Winston, Philadelphia, 0, 
ALGER, Horatio, Jr. Do and Dare; or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune . Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston Co., (ca. 1900) ©1884, though that was the Porter and Coates edition. Pp. [i]-iv,[5]-303,(3), frontis. 8vo, decorated red cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Ex-library (stamps andspine sticker), ffep removed, faint soiling to rear board, else vg. 30.00

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25 ALGER, Horatio. Brave and Bold; or, the Fortunes of a Factory Boy
Loring, Publisher, Boston , 1874, 
ALGER, Horatio. Brave and Bold; or, the Fortunes of a Factory Boy. Boston :Loring, Publisher, (1874). First Edition (with “frankly” misspelled as “fa ankly” on page 16, line 11). Pp (2),(4,ads),[iii]-viii,[9]-342,(2), frontis, engraved series title page, + 2 plates. 8vo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Horatio Alger's Successful Books for Boys and Girls, Bold and Brave series. Covers very worn and faded, inner hinges broken and nearly detached, some leaves nearly detached, gift inscription, lacking ffep, overall a worn and shaky copy which needs rebinding, As is. 50.00

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26 ALGER, Horatio. Shifting for Himself; or, Gilbert Grayson's Fortunes
Loring, Publisher, Boston , 1876, 
ALGER, Horatio. Shifting for Himself; or, Gilbert Grayson's Fortunes. Boston : Loring, Publisher, (1876). First Edition. Pp (2),(4,ads),[i]-vi,[9]-356,(4), frontis, engraved series title page, + 1 plate. 8vo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Horatio Alger's Successful Books for Boys and Girls, Bold and Brave series. Covers very worn, stainedand faded, inner hinges cracked, some leaves nearly detached, gift inscrip tion, lacking ffep, overall a worn and shaky copy which needs rebinding, Asis. 50.00

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27 ALLAN, Dorothy C. Unprepared Test : A One-Act Play.
Walter H. Baker Company, Publishers, Boston, 1934, 
ALLAN, Dorothy C. An Unprepared Test : A One-Act Play. Boston :Walter H. Baker Company, Publishers, (1934). Pp [1]-19,(5). 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers, printed in maroon. Tears to spine, rubbed, date inkstamp, library discard stamp,l else good. 16.00

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28 ALLEN, W.E. Some Aspects of the American Short Story. card covers.
0, 
ALLEN, W.E. Some Aspects of the American Short Story. Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American Literature and History. From the Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume LIX. L. : Oxford University Press, (1973). 8vo, card covers. Vg. Signed. 10.00

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29 ALLEN, Woody Side Effects. 1st US in dj.
Random House, 1980, ISBN:0394511042 
ALLEN, Woody. Side Effects. NY: Random House, (1980).First US Edition. Pp. 149. 8vo, black paper covered boards, black cloth spine, silver titles to spine. Vg in dj. 25.00

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30 American Neptune COOPER, James Fenimore PHILBRICK, Thomas FRANKLIN, Wayne American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 4, Fall 1997 Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth o f American Maritime Experience.
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 4, Fall 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),296-388,[i]-xxi,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth of American Maritime Experience. Contents : Introduction: Becoming James Fenimore Cooper (by Wayne Franklin, pp 299-314); Fact and Fiction: Uses of Maritime History in Cooper's Afloat and Shore (by Thomas Philbrick, pp 315-322); James Fenimore Cooper's Ned Myers: A Life Before the Mast (by William S. Dudley, pp 323-330); Nelson Resartus: Legitimate Order in Cooper's Fleet Novel (by Robert D. Madison, pp 331-334); Illustrations from J. F. Cooper's History of the Navy of the United States (pp 335-342); Enabling and Disabling the Lake Erie Discussion: James Fenimore Cooper and Alexander Slidell Mackenzie Respond to the Perry/Elliott Controversy (by Hugh Egan, pp 343-350); Cooper as Passenger (by Wayne Franklin, pp 351-358); Images of the Sailor in the Novels of James Fenimore Cooper (by Harold D. Langley, pp 359-370); Cooper and the Sea: A Bibliographical Note (by Robert D. Madison, pp371-372); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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31 AND, Miekal ROZELLE, Deborah steady-hiker reverie : longpoem
Wisconsin Review, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1978, 
AND, Miekal. The steady-hiker reverie : longpoem. Art by Deborah Rozelle. Oshkosh, Wisconsin : Wisconsin Review, 1978. First Edition. Pp (16). 8vo, blue stitched card covers, French flaps, illustrated and lettered in black. "this poem has long been in production, but, like many works of art, has notsuffered from its lengthy incubation period. its language still pulses, co axes the mind into an amazing fluidity of image. it is, as the title states, a reverie, but not an aimless reverie. in this poem Miekal directs all his energy towards a destination: the land where language is fulfilled, whereit embraces imagination and wafts to bliss. through this poem, i welcome y ou, the reader to this land." (Alllen Virgil, quoted on the front flap). Miekal And is a DIY cultural anarchist and creator of verbo-visual literature, audio art, and hypermedia. Very good. 16.00

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32 ANDERSON, Kent. Liquor, Guns and Ammo. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Dennis McMillan Publications, Tucson, AZ, 1998, ISBN:0939767295 
ANDERSON, Kent. Liquor, Guns and Ammo. (Tucson, AZ): Dennis McMillan Publications, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-296. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Liquor, Guns & Ammo' brings together a diverse group of Anderson's writings: previously unpublished chapters from both 'Sympathy'and 'Night Dogs', non-fiction articles on blood sports and bloodthirsty me n (cock-fighting, bull-fighting, outlaw motorcycle gangs, soldiers of fortune, militia groups) as well as an award-winning travel piece on Mexico's Copper Canyon, the screenplay 'Shank', and', fnially, notes toward a novel-in-progress, the third volume of the trilogy that began with 'Sympathy for the Devil' and 'Night Dogs'." - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part 1: Non-Fiction: "Horse Notes (1997)"; "Blood & Redemption (1983)"; "Cockfight in Deming (1984)"; "Barranca del Cobre (1987)"; "Making War, Not Love (1980)"; "Night Maneuvers (1981)"; "Call It Neglect of Duty (1983)"; "Introduction to Trips (1994)"; "Sturgis (1989)". Part 2: Screenplay: "Shank (1990-91)". Part 3: Fiction: "Outtakes from 'Sympathy for the Devil' (1980-81)"; "Outtakesfrom 'Night Dogs' (1990-93)". Very good in dustjacket. Signed without insc ription by Anderson on the title page. 50.00

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Many Marriages.  1st  no dj signed , ANDERSON, Sherwood
33 ANDERSON, Sherwood Many Marriages. 1st no dj signed
B.W. Huebsch, New York, 1923, 
ANDERSON, Sherwood. Many Marriages. NY: B.W.Huebsch, 1923. First Edition. Pp. 264. 8vo, black cloth, orange lettering to front and spine, top edge red. Includes a letter to H. Tatnall Brown, Jr., dated January 4, 1935, from Mrs. (Eleanor) Sherwood Anderson, the author's fourth wife, with regards to the whereabouts of a book that he was sending her at the time. Quarter-inchsplit to head of spine, with some slight nicking to both ends, corners lig htly bumped, two small white smudges to rear board, bookplate of Henry Tatnall Brown, Jr affixed to front paste down, else vg. Signed by the author onthe ffep. 250.00

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Golden Book Magazine November 1932 , ANDERSON, Sherwood) HENRY, O. LEACOCK, Stephen DUMAS, Alexandre
34 ANDERSON, Sherwood) HENRY, O. LEACOCK, Stephen DUMAS, Alexandre Golden Book Magazine November 1932
Review of Reviews Corporation, 1932, 
(ANDERSON, Sherwood). The Golden Book Magazine November, 1932. Vol. XVI, No. 95. (NY): The Review of Reviews Corporation, (1932). Pp. 1a-18a, 385-480.Double column. 8vo, green card covers. Includes Why I Live Where I Live by Sherwood Anderson, The Love Philtre by O. Henry, Awful Fate of M. Jones by Stephen Leacock [Spadoni C96.2] and The Sheik by Alexandre Dumas. Some lig ht wear to spine, short crease to front cover, else vg. 50.00

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35 ANDREWS, Mary Raymond Shipman Passing the Torch. in dustjacket
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1924, 
ANDREWS, Mary Raymond Shipman. Passing the Torch. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Pp (10),1-84,(2), frontispiece. 8vo, brown paper covered boards, black lettering to front board, blank spine. "This is another Lincoln story by Mrs. Andrews, a worthy successor to "The Perfect Tribute" and "The Counsel Assigned." The story is founded on the reai incident of Lincoln's kindness to a drummer-boy. Sixty years later that kindness was passed on and was a tribute to the Great Heart which always had sympathy with the sorrows of childhood. This story will inevitably fall into the procession withthe most appealing of those written by Mrs. Andrews." (from the dj). Very good in foxed, browned and chipped, but unclipped, dustjacket. 20.00

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Gather Together in My Name.  1st US in dj , ANGELOU, Maya
36 ANGELOU, Maya Gather Together in My Name. 1st US in dj
Random House, 1974, 
ANGELOU, Maya. Gather Together in My Name. NY: Random House, (1974). First US Edition. Pp. 214. 8vo, orange cloth. A continuation of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". Gift inscription inked to ffep, else vg in price clipped dj. 70.00

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37 ANGELOU, Maya Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well. US in dj
1975, 
ANGELOU, Maya. Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well. N.Y.: (1975). Remainder mark to bottom edge, else vg in price-clipped dj (1" tape-repaired tearto front panel). 30.00

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Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years  : 1758 to 1808, Annual Register BURKE, Edmund
38 Annual Register BURKE, Edmund Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years : 1758 to 1808
Dodsley and others, London, 1758, 
Annual Register . Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks / Politics and Literature for the Year. London
The Annual Register (originally subtitled "A View of the History, Politicks and Literature of the Year ... ") is a long-established reference work, written and published each year, which records and analyses the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world.
It was first written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke. This collection contains much on the wars and revolutions of the eighteenth century, as well as chronicling development in most spheres of endeavour.
"The Annual Register was created in 1758 by the publishers James and Robert Dodsley. On 24 April 1758 the Dodsley brothers signed a contract with Edmund Burke (1729–97) to write and edit the material for The Annual Register, which was conceived as an annual publication which would review the history, politics and literature of the day.
Born in Ireland, Burke had trained as a lawyer before abandoning this field and turning to writing. He was an up-and-coming member of the intelligentsia and had already written several notable works, published by Dodsley. According to his contract with Dodsley, Burke was paid £100 per annum as editor of The Annual Register. In its original form, The Annual Register comprised a long historical essay on the “History of the Present War” (the Seven Years' War 1756–63), a Chronology, which gave an account of interesting and noteworthy events in Britain over the previous year, and a collection of “State Papers”, a miscellany of primary source material which included official documents, speeches,letters and accounts. In his preface to the 1758 volume Burke noted the difficulties he had faced in writing the history section of the book. Taking the “broken and unconnected materials” and creating from them “one connected narrative” had been, he commented, “a work of more labour than may at first appear”. Nevertheless, his perseverance and skill as an historian meant that by the time of its publication the first volume of The Annual Register contained a unique, contemporaneous account of the war, analysing its origins and development with a perspective not readily available at the time in newspapers or magazines. As a result the book sold widely, with the first volume going through five editions in its first 10 years. Given the conventions of the day, within which journalism was seen as a disreputable profession for a gentleman, Burke was publicly reticent about his connection with The Annual Register. However, his biographers are in agreement that Burke wrote and edited the book single-handedly until 1765 when he entered Parliament. From this time Thomas English was closely involved in writing the book and is regarded by some authorities as having taken over the editorship from Burke in that year. Scholars are divided on the question of Burke’s association with the book thereafter, although many suggest that he continued to contribute to the history section and that he played a significant role in overseeing The Annual Register’s compilation until the 1790s, even though much of the editorial work by this stage was being done by others."

See William B. Todd's A Bibliography of Edmund Burke, (2nd ed., 1982) pp.45-68, for Burke’s involvement with the Annual Register.

1. [...] for the Year 1758.Second Edition, 1761.
2. [...] for the Year 1759. Fifth Edition, 1769.
3. [...] for the Year 1760. Fourth Edition, 1767.
4. [...] for the Year 1761. Third Edition, 1772.
5. [...] for the Year 1762. Second Edition, 1766.

6. [...] for the Year 1763. Third Edition, 1768. Has four folding maps including "New Map of the British Dominions in North America" by Kitchin. The first map showing Canada and Florida as parts of the British Empire.

7. [...] for the Year 1764. First Edition, 1765.
8. [...] for the Year 1765. First Edition, 1766.
9. [...] for the Year 1766. Second Edition, 1772.
10. [...] for the Year 1767. Second Edition, 1772.
11. [...] for the Year 1768. First Edition, 1768.
12. [...] for the Year 1769. First Edition, 1770.
13. [...] for the Year 1770. First Edition, 1771.
14. [...] for the Year 1771. First Edition, 1772.
15. [...] for the Year 1772. Third Edition, 1780.
16. [...] for the Year 1773. Third Edition, 1780.
17. [...] for the Year 1774. Second Edition, 1778.
18. [...] for the Year 1775. Third Edition, 1780.

19. [...] for the Year 1776. First Edition, 1777. Importantly this volume of the Annual Register is a first edition as the American Declaration of Independence appears here on pp.261-270, said to be its earliest printing in book form. It is in a section on State Papers, headed "Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress, for the North-American Colonies and Provinces withdrawing their allegiance to the King of Great-Britain."

20. [...] for the Year 1777. Fifth Edition, 1805.
21. [...] for the Year 1778. Third Edition, 1786.
22. [...] for the Year 1779. Fourth Edition, 1802.
23. [...] for the Year 1780. First Edition, 1781.
24. [...] for the Year 1781. Third Edition, 1800.
25. [...] for the Year 1782. Third Edition, 1800.
26. [...] for the Year 1783. Second Edition, 1800.
27. [...] for the Year 1784 and 1785. Second Edition, 1800.
28. [...] for the Year 1786. First Edition, 1788.
29. [...] for the Year 1787. Second Edition, 1789.
30. [...] for the Year 1788. Second Edition,1790.
31. [...] for the Year 1789. First Edition, 1792.
32. [...] for the Year 1790. ? Edition, .
33. [...] for the Year 1791. First Edition ?, n.d.
34. [...] for the Year 1792. First Edition ?, 1799
35. [...] for the Year 1793. First Edition ?, n.d.
36. [...] for the Year 1794. Second Edition, 1806.
38. [...] for the Year 1796. First Edition, 1800.
39. [...] for the Year 1797. Second Edition, 1807.
40. [...] for the Year 1798. Second Edition, 1 806.
41. [...] for the Year 1799. First Edition, 1801.
42. [...] for the Year 1800. First Edition, 1801.
43. [...] for the Year 1801. First Edition, 1802.
44. [...] for the Year 1802. First Edition, 1803.
45. [...] for the Year 1803. First Edition, 1805.
46. [...] for the Year 1804. First Edition, 1806.
47. [...] for the Year 1805. First Edition, 1807.
48. [...] for the Year 1806. First Edition, 1808.
50. [...] for the Year 1808. First Edition, 1810.

With Index volume for 1758-1780, First Edition, 1783.
All but four are leather bound, some with leather boards, some not. A few have loose boards , one is missing boards, title page and first two pages. Wear to sides of some volumes. Vols 23,31,41 - modern buckram.

For the collection. 7,500.00

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39 Anonymous) Know Nothing.(?)
John J. Jewett & Company, 1855, 
Anonymous). Know Nothing.(?). Boston: John J. Jewett & Company, 1855. Pp. 347 followed by 12 pp. of ads. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt decoration to spine. A novel set in the mid 19th century in the US during the Know Nothing political movement. Cocked, boards and top edge dampstained, extremeties worn, hinges starting, previous owner's name pencilled to front and rear eps, else good. 35.00

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40 Anonymous). Two Verses
H.L. Kilner & Co., Publishers, Philadelphia, 1884, 
(Anonymous). The Two Verses. Illustrated. Philadelphia : H.L. Kilner & Co.,Publishers, (1884). Pp (4),[7]-59,(3). Illustrated. Small 8vo, gilt and il lustrated front board. A children's story. Covers edgeworn, lacking ffep,waterstain to inside rear board, else very good. 30.00

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