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1 BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT Poems Before Congress
London Chapman & Hall 1860 
First Edition. Ownership inscription. With a 32-page publisher's catalogue at rear dated February 1860. Original red cloth. Some rubbing to spine, a very good copy with the gilt-stamping on the cover still bright. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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2 GISSING, GEORGE In the Year of the Jubilee
New York Appleton 1895 
First Edition - American. Very good copy. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 HARDY, THOMAS Life's Little Ironies
New York Macmillan 1894 
First Edition - American. Ownership signature, else fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 JAMES, HENRY A Passionate Pilgrim and Other Tales
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1875 
First Edition of the Author's First Book. Original gilt-stamped green cloth skillfully rebacked with the original cloth laid down. Very good. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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5 JAMES, HENRY The Europeans. A Sketch
Boston Houghton, Osgood 1879 
First Edition - American. Published less than a month after the London edition, in an edition of 1500 copies. An unusually bright and fine copy, with only slight wear. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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6 KINGSLEY, CHARLES Westward Ho! The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh
Boston Ticknor & Fields 1855 
First Edition - American. One signature sprung, else a very good copy in original cloth. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 MELVILLE, HERMAN “Chattanooga” and “Gettysburg” In Harper's Monthly Magazine. Volume 33
New York Harper & Brothers June to November 1866 
First Edition. Publisher's collected volume of six months of the magazine with index. Two issues contain the first appearance in print of Herman Melville's Civil War poems, “Chattanooga” and “Gettysberg.” Modern gilt-stamped half morocco and cloth boards. Neat 19th century library stamp at head of contents page. Very good. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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8 PUDNEY, JOHN Lewis Carroll and His World
London Thames & Hudson 1976 
First Edition. Fine in an internally repaired dust jacket with a couple tiny tears. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 SQUIRE, J.C Lewis Carroll Centenary Exhibition
London John & Edward Bumpus 1932 
First Edition. Slightly sunned on front wrapper and spine, else fine in wrappers. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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10 STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS Weir of Hermiston. An Unfinished Romance by Robert Louis Stevenson
London Chatto & Windus 1896 
First Edition. Bookplate. Some light cloth rubbing, a very good tight copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 TWAIN, MARK Three Sketches by Mark Twain
Stamford Overbrook Press 1946 
Original wrappers. Containing “My Late Senatorial Secretaryship”, “The Facts Concerning the Recent Resignation” and “How I Edited an Agricultural Newspaper”. Issued”...for our Senators and Congressmen, who, in these troubled times, may find much needed distraction in the refreshing humor of Mark Twain”. Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF Home Ballads
Boston Ticknor & Fields 1860 
First Edition. Slight fraying at spine, else near fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 WILDE, OSCAR An Ideal Husband
London Leonard Smithers 1899 
First Edition. One of 1000 numbered copies. Original lavender gilt-stamped and decorated cloth. Ownership inscription and bookplates of Chauncey Lawrence Williams and Scott Cunningham on the front pastedown. A little trace of sunning to spine with some rubbing near bottom of spine, some dust-soiling to the boards, else a very good copy. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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