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Infamous Woman: The Life Of George Sand

By: Barry, Joseph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7092


Detailed biography of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin (George Sand, 1804-1876) ; includes detailed Notes, Bibliography and extensive index ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pp View more info

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Scott And Ernest: The Authority of Failure and the Authority of Success

By: Bruccoli, Matthew J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6947


An account of the Fitzgerald - Hemingway friendship; 8vo; 168 pp View more info

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Those Innocent Years. The Legacy and Inheritance of a Hero of the Victorian Era, James Whitcomb Riley

By: Crowder, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7083


Biography of James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) , the "Hoosier Poet" and creator of "Little Orphant Annie" and other famous American literary characters; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pp View more info

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James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist

By: Davies, Stan Gebler

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6861


8vo; 328 pp View more info

Image for Lawrence And The Women:  The Intimate Life of D. H. Lawrence

Lawrence And The Women: The Intimate Life of D. H. Lawrence

By: Feinstein, Elaine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: 1st US Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7166


This new biography of Lawrence explores his relationships with the women in his life, many of whom had their counterparts in his novels ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pp View more info

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Vn: The Life And Art Of Vladimir Nabokov

By: Field, Andrew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6516


The first full biography of this important Russian-American novelist; 8vo; 417 pp View more info

Image for Anatole France Himself:  A Boswellian Record

Anatole France Himself: A Boswellian Record

By: France, Anatole

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1925

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 7730


Portraiture of Anatole France (pseudonym for Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault, 1844-1924) , French novelist and essayist whose works combine classical purity of style with penetrating flashes of irony. He was a major figure in the tradition of liberal humanism in French Literature and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921 by his secretary, Brousson. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pp View more info

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Along With Youth : Hemingway, the Early Years

By: Griffin, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6892


A detailed account of Hemingway's midwestern childhood; includes a foreword by Jack Hemingway, and 5 new short stories; 8vo; 258 pp View more info

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Serpent In Eden: H. L. Mencken And The South

By: Hobson, Fred C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University Of North Carolina: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6940


Foreword by Gerald W. Johnson; detailed Notes, Bibliography, and index; 8vo; 242 pp View more info

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The Life Of John O'Hara

By: MacShane, Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6901


Fascinating biography of John O'Hara (1905-1970) , an influental American novelists; 8vo; 274 pp View more info

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Letters To Paul Amann, 1915-1952

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 7037


Edited by Herbert Wegener and translated by Richard & Clara Winston; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pp View more info

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The Letters Of Thomas Mann To Caroline Newton

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, Privately Printed: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7044


Foreword by Robert F. Goheen; Caroline Newton was a family friend and helped arrange housing for the Mann's when they first came to US ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pp View more info

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Invented Lives: F. Scott And Zelda Fitzgerald

By: Mellow, James R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6858


A wide-ranging biography of one of America's legendary literary couples; 8vo; 569 pp View more info

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Joseph Conrad: A Biography

By: Meyers, Jeffrey

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6980


Comprehensive biography with lots of historic and literary detail; includes detailed notes and bibliography of Conrad, as well as an appendix with a biographical sketch of Jane Anderson (1918-1947) and a bibliography of her writings; 8vo; 428 pp View more info

E. Nesbit. A Biography.

By: Moore, Doris Langley

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Books: 1966

Edition: 2nd printing before publication

Seller ID: 2407


Biography of Edith Nesbit (1858-1924), best known for her books for children.; 8vo; 313 pp View more info

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Thomas Wolfe: A Biography

By: Nowell, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1960

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6876


The author was Wolfe's literary agent and personal friend, and offers a unique perspective ; 8vo; 456 pp View more info

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Willa Cather : The Emerging Voice

By: O'Brien, Sharon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6482


A revealing study of the inner life of one of America's most important writers ; 8vo; 464 pp View more info

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The Life and Writings of William Law Symonds

By: Symonds, William Law

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Priv. print. for J.W. Symonds: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8000


William Law Symonds (1833-1862) was born in Maine, educated at Bowdoin College and then studied theology at Cambridge Divinity School, and pastor at a Unitarian Church in Chicopee, MA before moving to New York City and starting a writing career. He contributed hundreds of entries for Appleton's Cyclopaedia on philosophical, historical and biographical subjects. He also was a frequent contributor to various newspapers and magazine, including Knickerbocker Magazine. ; 8vo ... View more info

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Good Evening Everybody : From Cripple Creek To Samarkand

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1976

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 468


Autobiography of the legendary journalist, Lowell Thomas; 8vo; 349 pp View more info

Image for Ezra Pound:  The Solitary Volcano

Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano

By: Tytell, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 6478


8vo; 368 pp View more info