Item #0301
 Belles Lettres 
(Poetry, Literature 
& Literary Fiction)
0301. E. M. Forester. Aspects of the Novel. NY : Harcourt, 1927 VG first US edition in a lightly chipped and edgeworn DJ with a tape repair $20. USD 

0302. James Hilton. Random Harvest. Boston: Little Brown, 1941. Good+ copy of the first edition, stated with remainder mark and some soiling. $10. USD 

0303. Will Charleton.. City Ballads. NY: Harper & Bros., 1885.  Fine 1st Edition  in fact the condition is unbelievable for the age of this book. A turn of the century best seller.  $30. USD 

0304. Walter De La Mare. Tom Tiddler's Ground. NY: Knopf, 1961. Very Good 1st US edition in  DJ with minor soiling and edgewear.  $10. USD 

0305. Carl Sandburg.Remembrance Rock.Harcourt Brace Co NY(1948)1st Trade Edt 8vo Blue Cloth No Illus Spine top bumped O/W Book VG in Good+ chipped & worn Dust Jacket   $10. USD 

0306. Henry Van Dyke. The Mansion. Harper and Brothers, 1911 Very Good. First Edition. Some rubbing and edge waer previous owner's signatures. $15. USD 

0307. Kenneth Grahame.First Whisper of Wind in the Willows.Lippincott, 1945. First. First Edition (stated).Very Good in good to very good dj, with tiny chips,  $25. USD 

0308. Elinor Wylie. Black Armour. New York George H. Doran Company 1923. Good with no dust jacket. First Edition some rubbing and edgewear. $15. USD 

0309. Ken Knabb. The Relevence of Rexroth. Berkeley: Bureau of Public Secrets, 1990. Fine 1st  and only edition in wraps  $7. USD 

0310. Christopher Morley. Parson's Pleasure. NY: Doran, 1923. Somewhat scuffed up and shelf worn , G+  $10. USD 

0311. Richard Grossinger.The Continents.Black Sparrow Press 1973 American 1st Edition Trade Paperback. 195p 22cm Very good condition. ISBN: 0876851618 $10. USD 

0312. Edna St.Vincent Millay. The Murder of Lidice New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1942. First edition. 5 5/8" X 8 3/8" handsewn wrap around wraps. Minor edgewear & soil else Near Fine  The Writer's War Board summoned forth this propaganda poem after German forces razed the village of Lidice, Czechoslovakia to the ground. Millay was always responsive to the volatile issues of her time, and this impassioned piece eventually found its way to NBC radio on the evening of October 19th where it was also shortwaved to listeners in England.  $30. USD 

0313. George Jean Nathan.Mr. George Jean Nathan Presents. Knopf NY 1917 1st Edition Hardbound VG without dj $10. USD 

0314. George Saintsbury. French Literature and It's Masters. NY: Knopf, 1946. Very Good first edition in a badly tattered  DJ  $15. USD 

0315. George Santayana. The Last Puritan. NY: Scribner, 1936. Badly soiled, and beginning to yellow else NVG 1st edition.  $10.USD 

0316. Alan Sillitoe.Love in the Environs of Voronezh. NY: Doubleday, 1969. VG 1st US  edition, in a fair only price clipped  DJ $7. USD 

0317. Richard LeGallienne.The Highway to Happiness. Morningside Press, 1913, First Edition Decorations by H.D. Williams. VG, no dust jacket . $30. USD 

0318. Isaac Bashevis Singer.The Power of Light Eight Stories For Hanukkah. NY, Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1980 sm 4to, 87 p, bds, illustrator- Irene Lieblich, NF/NVG edgewear. First Edition  $25. USD 

0319. Jean du Bouillier. Wind Song. Karlton Winter; N.p. n.d.(Santa Barbara , October 1927).First edition Printed boards, gilt stamp spine. Decorated endpapers NVG/ NO DJ hinges tender book is tight. $25. USD 

0320. Jack Kerouac.Pomes All Sizes.San Francisco: City Lights Press, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Pocket Poets #48. Second State.Paperback. . $15. USD 

0321. Voltaire.The Princess of Babylon.London: Nonesuch 1927 *  Quarter paper cover with pink/blue decorated boards.  VG  spine darkened corners bumped with  decorations by Thos. Lowinsky. Limited 528/1500  $50. USD 

0322. Maya Angelou. Even the Stars Look Lonesome. New York: Random House, 1997 Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First Edition. $10. USD 

0323. Leonard Cohen.Selected Poems 1956-1965.Viking. New York: 1968 1st US edition. 245 pp. 8vo. Poems selected by the author. Dust jacket shows minor edgewear and chipping and was taped on with no damage to book. a VG+ copy of a scarce first. $100. USD 

0324. William Carlos Williams.In the Money. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1940. . First edition. A very good copy in a chipped d/j. One of 1008 copies bound in 1940.. $55. USD 

0325. George Jean Nathan.Monks Are Monks.New York: Knopf, 1929 1st edition VG/G. Great theatre critic writes a  "Diagnostic Scherzo," a biography, a criticism, and a bit of fiction thrown in. The book, in his words, is a divertissement "in which Miss Lorinda Hope learns what is wrong with American literature." It becomes a critique of various representative characters in the American arts and their philosophies $25. USD 

0326. Hannes Bok. Spinner of Silver and Thistle. San Francisco: Sisu 1972 First Edition 8vo v,107pp ill. Near Fine original green cloth, in VG+ DW. Limited  Edition of 1000 copies. . $25. USD 

0327.Cecil Day-Lewis.Whispering Roots and Other Poems. New York and Evanston: Harper & Row,  (1970). First collected edition [printing poems from the English edition of The Whispering Roots and from The Room and Other Poems].  very good in Near Very Good dust jacket. Jacket is slightly dust soiled, & price clipped $10. USD 

0328.Kenneth Patchen. Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer.NY New Directions (1945). Very good condition. 1st Edition Thus. Binding is Octavo. White paper wrappers Stated First Paperback Printing . $15. USD 

0329. Rudyard Kipling. A Kipling Anthology-Verse.NY: Doubleday Page, 1922. Near Very Good stated First Edition No DJ  $20. USD 

0330.Walt Whitman. Leaves of Grass. NY - London - Lagos: Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1940 Cloth ("burlap"). No DJ. First Thus.General. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 317pp. A classic 4to edition of this work, bound in coarse cloth (Burlap? Jute? Hemp?), Book Very Good in like slipcase with the usual sun-tanning on spine of the otherwise grass-green weave. $25. USD 

0331. The Spinner's Book of Fiction. San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, (1907). First edition. 8vo/367pp. Illustrated with six color paintings.Illustrated by E. Almond Withrow, Lillie V. O'Ryan, Albertine Randall Wheelan, Merle Johnson, Maynard Dixon and Gordon Ross. Bound in a beige coarse-weave cloth with a color paper onlay and green foliate surround. A collection of short fiction by notable California authors, including Mary Austin, Mary Halleck Foote, Jack London, Frank Norris and Herman Whitaker. With a dedicatory poem by George Sterling. A Very Good Copy 
$100. USD 

 0332. Edwin Arlington Robinson. Cavender's House. NY: Macmillan, 1929  Near Very Good, soiled First Edition in a badly chipped DJ. $12. USD 

0333. Brian Friel, Two Plays: Crystal and Fox; The Mundy Scheme. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1970. 1st ed. VG/NVG (dj rubbed, slightly chipped at extremities) $20. USD 

0334. Nick Kenny. Day Unto Day. NY: Frederick Fell, Inc. 1945  Hardbound 8x6 in 219 pages Very good in a torn dust jacket $8. USD 

0335. Kahlil Gibran. A Tear and a Smile. N.Y.: Knopf , 1950. VG in tape reinforced VG DJ previous owner's signatute First American Edition Stated.  $8, USD 

0336. Thomas Hood. The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, First Series.London: Ward Lock, nd (c.1880) Black Cloth. NVG/No DJ remnants of spine label. $25. USD 
0337. Norman Denny (ed). The Yellow Book. London: Spring Books, nd Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. First Edition. 8vo. 372 pages + plates. Selection of 30 choice pieces (chiefly prose) from the late Victorian "decadent" publication, plus a collection of associated illustrations. Includes works by Arnold Bennett, Baron Corvo, Edmund Gosse, Henry James,George Moore, Arthur Symons, W.B. Yeats, and others; illustrators include Aubrey Beardsley, Max Beerbohm, Walter Crane, Laurence Housman, Walter Sickert, and others  $25. USD 

0338. Heywood Broun. Pieces of Hate. New York Doran 1922 First Edition. A collection of Brouns essays on the theater, books, boxing, sports, etc.VG/ No DJ $55. USD 

0339. Don Marquis. Prefaces. NY Appleton 1919. VG/No DJ clean text,clean end pages browned. Front board stained corners bumped. $45. USD 

0340. Jules Feiffer. White House Murder Case. New York: Grove Press,  1969. First Edition. A play in two acts, a satire on presidential politics, together with a one-act play, Dick and Jane Fine in VG damp stained (red) DJ .$15. USD 

0341. Edna St. Vincent Millay. Huntsman, What Quarry? NY and London: Harper's 1939 First edition.stated. VG with some age toning in price clipped damp stained whole DJ. $20. USD 

0342. Sandra Hochman. Earthworks. Viking Press, New York: 1970. Very good in Very good DJ with some rubbing to top and bottom of spine. $15. USD 

0343. John Masefield. Midsummer Night and Other Tales in Verse. New York Macmillan 1928. Very Good/ chipped DJ Near Good. First US Edition.$12. USD 

0344. Ruth McKenney. The Loud Red Patrick. New York Harcourt, Brace and Company 1947. VG/Good DJ;. soiling. DJ has  chipping spine ends, price clip and several other small tears to extremities;. 1st edition. $12. USD 

0345. Djuna Barnes. Selected Works: Spilllway, The Antiphon, Nightwood. New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1980. Hardcover. First Edition Thus  VG/ Edge worn DJ $18. USD 

0346. R.D.Laing. Do You Love Me? Pantheon New York 1976 1st Edition  Fine in very Good dust jacket with 3/4" tear in front. $8. USD 

0347. Alfred Kreymborg. Manhattan Men. (Poems and Epitaphs). New York: Coward McCann, 1929. First Edition. NVG/ No DJ. fading to gilt on spine,some soil and edgewear. $20. USD 

0348. Richard Wilbur. The Catbird's Song Prose Pieces 1963-1995.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1997. Fine/Near Fine (Soiling to DJ) $10. USD 

0349. James Huneker. Iconoclasts. New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905. Good with no dust jacket. Essays on 12 dramatists ; good text ; 429 pages. First Edition.Ibsen, Strindberg, Becque, Hauptmann, Sudermann, Hervieu, Gorky, Duse and A'Annunzio, Maeterlinck and Bernard Shaw.$12. USD 

0350. George Kelly. The Show-Off: A Transcript of Life in Three Acts  Little Brown & Co. Boston 1925. VG A nice, tight copy w nice text, gold lettering to front rubbed, preface by Heywood Broun. $8. USD 

0351.Daniel J. Boorstin. Cleopatra's Nose. New York. Random House, 1994 First trade edition. A fine copy in fine, bright dust jacket. This is a collection of essays $10. USD 

0352. Heywood Broun. Collected Edition of Heywood Broun. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1941. Blue cloth, a Very Good copy in edge chipped  orange dust jacket faded on the spine with two tears along spine . First edition, stated. $25. USD 

0353. Van Wyck Brooks. The World of Washington Irving. New York: Dutton, 1944 Very Good With edge chipped Dust Jacket. Stated First edition. $12. USD 

0354. A.A.Milne. Second Plays.NY: Knopf 1923 Very Good/ No DJ Brown cloth. First issue- Bound English sheets. $25.USD 

0355. Archibald MacLeish. Herakles. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. A Near Fine stated first printing (code w) Grey Cloth blindstamped silghtly faded at crown. in a Good DJ, clipped with a 3/4" tear in front panel. .$25. USD 

0354. Don Marquis. Love Sonnets of a Cave Man. New York, NY Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1928. NVG/ NO DJ. Faded spine and edgewear. 1st Ed. $25. USD 

0355. Katherine Mansfield.The Garden Party. NY Knopf 1922. Good+, no dj. Some foxing inside; title label on spine beginning to peel. 1st Edition $25. USD 

0356. Robert Penn Warren. Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce New York: Random House, 1983 Soft Cover. Very Good. First Edition $8. USD 
0357. Ben Jonson. The Poems of Ben Jonson. Cambridge: Harvard U.P. 1955. Very Good/Near Very Good DJ. First Printing of This Edition. One of the The Muses' Library series. $12. usd 

0358. A. A. Milne. Behind the Lines. New York: Dutton, (1940). First U.S. edition. VG in edgechipped DJ. $25. USD 

0359. Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Who Are We Now? New York: New Directions, 1976 Near Fine in ripped edgeworn DJ, First edition. $25. USD 

0360. William Rose Benet. The Spirit of the Scene. NY:. Knopf, 1951 1st printing. vg/gd. vii+101+2(ads)pp. some chipping at top of dj. $25. USD 

0361. T. F. Powys. The Left Leg. Chatto & Windus London 1923 First Edition Containing The Left Leg, Hester Dominy [and] Abraham Men. VG/No DJ. Chip to spine top age toning. $35, USD 

0362. Ben Aronin. Walt Whitman's Secret. Chicago Argus 1955. 1st edition stated. VG/ No DJ $10. USD 

0363. Wilhelm Ruland. The Finest Legends of the Rhine. Bonn, Germany, Stollfuss Verlag, [no date, circa 1970]. New English edition. Sketches. Small Hardcover approx 4x5",VG/NVG DJ $8. USD 
0363. Robert Nathan.Morning in Iowa. New York: Knopf, 1944. A near fine lightly toned and lightly edge worn stated First edition in a lightly edge chipped and worn Good DJ $20. USD
0364. Athol Fugard. The Blood Knot : And Other Plays. NY: Theatre Communications, 1991 Hard Cover. Stated First Edition. Fine; fine dust jacket. (Note: Blood Knot was originally Odyssey, 1964 in the US). $12. USD