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(Books on Books) Cook, Ralph.
Pocket Poets Bibliography.
A Fine copy in red cloth boards with a Fine dust jacket. This excellent bibliography of the Pocket Poets Series published by Lawrence Ferlinghetti documents the "voices worth hearing" from 1955 to 1982.

Price: $125.00
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[Anderson, Sherwood] Sheehy, Eugene P. & Kenneth A Lohf.
Sherwood Anderson: A Bibliography.
A Fine copy in a Very Good plus clipped dust jacket with some shallow edge chips.

Price: $100.00
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[Book Collecting] Gregor, David.
Into the Fold: A Primer for Beginning Book Collectors.
A Fine tight new copy in illustrated glassy paperback binding. "Into the Fold: A Primer for Beginning Book Collectors" is the most comprehensive introduction to the exciting world of book collecting. This valuable resource provides anyone new to book collecting with the fundamentals of building a first class book collection. "Into the Fold" addresses the essential topics which apply to all book collecting categories, including first edition identification, book terminology, condition assessment, valuation, book resources, and much more. A sound understanding of the elemental collecting criteria is essential to successful book collecting, and here the author--a 30-year veteran in the book trade--provides indispensable core strategies and specific examples to help the novice book collector embark on a rewarding personal collecting adventure.

Price: $24.95
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[Book Design] Duncan, Alastair & Georges De Bartha.
Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding: French Masterpieces 1880-1940.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine illustrated dust jacket. This beautiful study of art bookbinding includes a detailed biography and bibliography of every binder included: Rose Adler, Georges Crette, Genevieve de Leotard, Rene Wiener and others. 202 color illustrations. An Art Deco Bookbinding exhibition catalog at the New York Public Library laid in.

Price: $195.00
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[Books on Books] Bruccoli, Matthew.
F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Descriptive Bibliography.
A Fine copy without a Dust Jacket as Issued. An essential reference tool for anyone interested in acquiring and collecting the works of Fitzgerald.

Price: $125.00
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[Books on Books] Carter, John.
ABC for Book Collectors.
A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This alphabetic dictionary of words and phrases commonly used by those involved in the world of book collecting is an essential reference book.

Price: $45.00
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[Books on Books] McMurtry, Larry.
Literary Life: A Second Memoir.
A Near Fine copy with a small remainder mark on the bottom edge in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This is McMurtry's second memoir that focuses on his writing life that began with his tenure under Wallace Stegner at Stanford to his first novel "Horseman, Pass By" and his ultimate literary success with the publication of "Lonesome Dove." In Literary Life, the sequel to Books, he expounds on the private trials and triumphs of being a writer. From his earliest inkling of his future career while at Rice University, to his tenure as a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford with Ken Kesey in 1960, to his incredible triumphs as a bestselling author, this intimate and charming autobiography is replete with literary anecdotes and packed with memorable observations about writing, writers, and the author himself. As usual, McMurtry writes candidly of writing life with a lot telling anecdotes.

Price: $65.00
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[Books on Books] Zempel, Edward N. and Linda A. Verkler.
First Editions: A Guide to Identification. Statements of selected North American, British Commonwealth, and Irish publishers on
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. The authors provide first edition identification methodology of over 3000 trade and academic presses in the primary English speaking countries. An important reference manual for any collector or bookseller.

Price: $75.00
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[Bookseller Memoir] Magee, David.
Infinite Riches: The Adventures of a Rare Book Dealer.
A Fine copy in a Near Fine, bright unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. David Magee was for almost fifty years an antiquarian bookseller in San Francisco and in these memoirs he recounts his adventures scouting and selling books as well as many of the interesting book collectors and dealers he knew along the way. This one of the best bookseller memoirs published.

Price: $100.00
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[Cather, Willa] Crane, Joan.
Willa Cather: A Bibliography.
A Fine tight unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. This fine reference book provides a detailed description of each edition and every unique printing of Willa Cathers books complete with title page information, collation, description of illustrations, paper, binding, and dust jackets.

Price: $75.00
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[Custer Bibliography] Dowd, James P.
Custer Lives!
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. This Custer reference book lists more than 3000 books, pamphlets and articles about Custer. The author has written a 55 page introduction and also provides contemporary photographs of the major participants in the Little Big Horn battle.

Price: $50.00
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[Writing Technique] Surmelian, Leon.
Techniques of Fiction Writing: Measure and Madness.
A Fine tight unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. "Inspiration is not enough, and something more than imagination is needed in mimesis." Thid book, a workshop demonstration of all the processes involved in writing fiction, is also implemented with selective illustrations from Chekhov to Camus, and it's a well-ordered discussion of scene (which gives life and movement and intensity to the story) and summary (which explains) and description; of characters, the ""driving force"" and plot; of tenses, and of style (the ""true measure of a man"") and various styles although the former is just as innate as the ""madness"" to which Surmelian has contributed a great many functional controls.

Price: $95.00
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