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1 Alexander, Paul Rough Magic, a Biography of Sylvia Plath
New York Penguin Books 1991 0-14-010281-7 / 9780140102819 First Thus Wraps Near Fine 
Near fine copy of first printing of first thus in wraps. Slightly rubbed. Photos. 402 pp. Biography of Plath. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Bok, Edward The Americanization of Edward Bok
Chicago Lakeside Press 2000 Hard Cover Fine Issued Without Jacket 
Fine copy of Lakeside Classic with no dust jacket as issued. Rags-to-riches biography of Edward Bok. Subtitle: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Pictures and Conversations, Bowen, Elizabeth
3 Bowen, Elizabeth Pictures and Conversations
New York Knopf 1975 0-394-47896-7 / 9780394478968 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Remainder 
Near fine copy of stated first edition in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is rubbed at corners and edges and sunned at spine and edges. Book has red cloth boards with brown cloth binding, gold lettering on spine and author's name and a design are blind stamped on cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Pursued By Furies A Life of Malcolm Lowry, Bowker, Gordon
4 Bowker, Gordon Pursued By Furies A Life of Malcolm Lowry
New York St. Martin's Press 1995 0-312-12748-0 / 9780312127480 First American Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Fine copy of first printing of first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. As new. Gripping biography of the author of the masterpiece, Under the Volcano. B/W photos. 672 pp. Large 8 vo. We specialize in Malcolm Lowry literature and criticism. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 Bragg, Rick Ava's Man
New York Knopf 2001 0-375-41062-7 / 9780375410628 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Very good copy of stated first edition (first printing) in very good dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Dust jacket top and bottom edges bumped. Pulitzer Prize winning NYT corrrespondent. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Passion of Ayn Rand, Branden, Barbara
6 Branden, Barbara The Passion of Ayn Rand
New York Doubleday & Company 1986 0-385-19171-5 / 9780385191715 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near fine copy in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. Spine of book rubbed. Dust jacket sunned and bumped at top of spine, 1/2 inch closed tear at top of back cover. 442 pp. 8 vo. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Passion of Ayn Rand, Branden, Barbara
7 Branden, Barbara The Passion of Ayn Rand
New York Doubleday & Company 1986 0-385-19171-5 / 9780385191715 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Fine in fine dust jacket in Brodart. Beautiful, clean and tight copy. 442 pp. 8 vo. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Judgment Day My Years with Ayn Rand, Branden, Nathaniel
8 Branden, Nathaniel Judgment Day My Years with Ayn Rand
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1989 0-395-46107-3 / 9780395461075 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near fine copy of first printing of first edition in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. Cloth and boards, upper right corner slightly bumped. Very slight sunning at top edge of dust jacket, top of jacket spine slightly bumped. 436 pp. 8 vo. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Selected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Breit, Harvey and Lowry, Margerie Bonner
9 Breit, Harvey and Lowry, Margerie Bonner Selected Letters of Malcolm Lowry
New York J. B. Lippincott 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Fine copy of first printing of stated first edition (true first) in very good mylared dust jacket. Dust jacket is price-clipped, rubbed, bumped at head and tail of spine, one-half inch closed tear to front cover upper left and two small closed tears to bottom of rear cover. Important reference for Malcolm Lowry enthusiasts. Interesting introduction, biographical chronology and letters grouped by years. 459 pp. We specialize in Malcolm Lowry literature and criticism. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Selected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Breit, Harvey and Lowry, Margerie Bonner
10 Breit, Harvey and Lowry, Margerie Bonner Selected Letters of Malcolm Lowry
New York Capricorn Books 1969 Wraps Very Good 
Very good copy of 1969 first Capricorn edition, first thus, in wraps. Front cover rubbed and scuffed, spine and back cover sunned and rubbed, front tips bumped, rubbed at edges and head and tail of spine. Important reference for Malcolm Lowry enthusiasts. Interesting introduction, biographical chronology and letters grouped by years. 459 pp. We specialize in Malcolm Lowry literature and criticism. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Dream and Deed: The Story of Katharine Lee Bates, Burgess, Dorothy
11 Burgess, Dorothy Dream and Deed: The Story of Katharine Lee Bates
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near fine copy in near fine mylared dust jacket. Stated first edition. Upper corner tip bumped. Small chips to dust jacket tips, some wear at corners, slight rubbing on cover, a chip from a closed tear to the top left corner of front, two small closed tears to bottom of back and is sunned a little. There is a short stray red ink line on the dust jacket and book spine, not easily noticed due to the interesting dust jacket design. Colorful cream paper boards with interesting design, blue cloth binding with gold lettering on spine. Slight edgewear to the top two corners, there is a little yellowing to the boards near the top of the front and back. Lots of photographs. 241 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Chasins, Abram and Stiles, Villa The Van Cliburn Legend
Garden City Doubleday & Company 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good 
Near fine copy in good Brodarted dust jacket. Book has some foxing on end papers and pastedowns with pages yellowing. Dust jacket has several tears, some open, is chipped at all corners, browning at edges. Black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine and cover. 238 pp. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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13 Cheever, Benjamin The Letters of John Cheever
New York Simon and Schuster 1988 0-671-62873-9 / 9780671628734 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 
Near fine copy first printing of first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. Edges of text block very slightly soiled in a couple of spots, else fine. This is a collection of letters written by the famous author, John Cheever, edited by his son Benjamin. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Home Before Dark, Cheever, Susan
14 Cheever, Susan Home Before Dark
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1984 0-395-35297-5 / 9780395352977 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Fine copy of first printing of first edition in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. Dust jacket has a 3/4" closed tear front, top left and a chip lower front, and is sunned, there is a 2" line pressure mark on front cover, but it did not cut through. Biography of John Cheever by his daughter. Brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and front, gold endpapers, 243 pp. Photographs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Cheever, Susan Treetops: A Family Memoir
New York Bantam 1991 0-553-07225-0 / 9780553072259 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Fine copy of first printing of first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. Book has teal cloth boards with tan cloth binding, gold lettering on spine, family tree endpapers, 204 pp. Black-and-white photos. Memoirs of the John Cheever family. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Richard Brautigan, Chenetier, Marc
16 Chenetier, Marc Richard Brautigan
London Metheun & Co., Ltd. 1983 0-416-32960-8 / 9780416329605 First Edition Wraps Near Fine 
Near fine in wraps, not issued in hard cover. Sunned edges, unread, thumbed at lower front for the first 36 pages to the point of creasing the front wrap. 96 pp. Study of Brautigan with notes and bibliography. Part of the Contemporary Writers series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Malcolm Lowry, Day, Douglas
17 Day, Douglas Malcolm Lowry
New York Oxford University Press 1973 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Good 
Near fine copy of first printing of first edition in good Brodarted dust jacket. Book has light sunning to top edge, else fine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, sunned, rubbed, bumped at tips and corners and has numerous closed tears. Black cloth with bright red end papers. Cover blindstamped. Biography of the author of the masterpiece Under the Volcano. B/w photos. 483 pp. We specialize in Malcolm Lowry literature and criticism. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Dearborn, Mary V. The Happiest Man Alive, A Biography of Henry Miller
New York Simon and Schuster 1992 0-671-77982-6 / 9780671779825 First Thus Wraps Near Fine 
Near fine copy of first printing of paperback edition, first thus. Slightly bumped corners, else fine. Lots of great photos. Extensive endnotes, bibliography and source information. 368 pp. Must have for Miller enthusiasts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Undefeated, The Oklahoma Sooners and the Greatest Winning Streak in College Football, Dent, Jim
19 Dent, Jim The Undefeated, The Oklahoma Sooners and the Greatest Winning Streak in College Football
New York St. Martin's Press 2001 0-312-26656-1 / 9780312266561 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Go Sooners! Fine unread copy of first printing of stated first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. 288 pp. with photos and bibliography. "From the third game of the 1953 season until the eighth game of the 1957 season, the Oklahoma Sooners never lost..." Exciting study of Bud Wilkinson and the proud Sooner 47 game winning streak. Foreward by Barry Switzer. Must have for Sooner fans. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Undefeated, The Oklahoma Sooners and the Greatest Winning Streak in College Football, Dent, Jim
20 Dent, Jim The Undefeated, The Oklahoma Sooners and the Greatest Winning Streak in College Football
New York St. Martin's Press 2001 0-312-26656-1 / 9780312266561 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 
Go Sooners! Near fine unread copy of first printing of stated first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. Book is bumped lightly at head and tail of spine and back upper left tip, else fine. 288 pp. with photos and bibliography. "From the third game of the 1953 season until the eighth game of the 1957 season, the Oklahoma Sooners never lost..." Exciting study of Bud Wilkinson and the proud Sooner 47 game winning streak. Foreward by Barry Switzer. Must have for Sooner fans. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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