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Your United States  Impressions of a First Visit, Bennett, Arnold
1 Bennett, Arnold Your United States Impressions of a First Visit
Harper 1912 1103976400 / 9781103976409 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Craig 
Original 1912 hardback printing not a reprint. "Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. Bennett suffered from a stammer, which Somerset Maugham described as making it "painful to watch the struggle he had sometimes to get the words out." Maugham, who also suffered from a stammer, speculated that "except for the stammer which forced him to introspection, Arnold would never have become a writer.During the First World War Bennett became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information. His appointment was made on the recommendation of Lord Beaverbrook, who also recommended him as Deputy Minister of the Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918. Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931. Bennett was a prolific writer with dozens of titles including fiction, plays, non-fiction, Film adaptations, Opera, and propaganda. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
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2 Brooks, Charles S. Frightfull Plays
New York , NY Harcourt Brace & Company 1992 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Flory, Julia McCune 
Green board with black cloth spine, paste-on label. Side of spine rubbed and has 1" chip out of top above label. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages 
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Cross-Roads - Poems, Brown, Ina Ladd
3 Brown, Ina Ladd Cross-Roads - Poems
Francestown, NH Golden Quill Press 1970 0823301540 / 9780823301546 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket in poor condition with a tear, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Inscribed by author on end paper. Some soiling. Rare copy. na Ladd was born in Sebec, Maine to Walter S. and Carolyn Loring Ladd. She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Shaw Business College in Portland. She was secretary to three chief justices and one associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. In 1955, she became the personal secretary of John W. Ballou of the firm Mitchell-Ballou. She was married to Harold P. Brown and in the late 1940s co-founded the Bangor Civic Theater, of which she was a past president and active member.During this time she wrote four plays and also directed, produced, and acted in several productions and was awarded a distinguished service trophy. Brown served three terms as president of the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, twelve years as executive secretary, and two terms as member of Board of Review. Her other positions include vice president of the National League of American Pen Women, Pine Tree Branch; member of Maine Writers Research Club; and member of Radio-TV Women.Brown published several volumes of poetry. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Women and the International Who's Who in Poetry. Brown has won more contest prizes at the Maine Writers Conference over ten years than any other writer, including the judges' First Prize and the Richard Recchia Award, for her contribution to poetry in Maine. She died in 1985. (Thanks to UNE Maine Women Writers Collection).; 80 pages; Signed by Author 
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Echoes, Brown, Ina Ladd
4 Brown, Ina Ladd Echoes
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Press 1979 0823302997 / 9780823302994 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket shows wear and has minor soiling, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Clean contents. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. na Ladd was born in Sebec, Maine to Walter S. and Carolyn Loring Ladd. She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Shaw Business College in Portland. She was secretary to three chief justices and one associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. In 1955, she became the personal secretary of John W. Ballou of the firm Mitchell-Ballou. She was married to Harold P. Brown and in the late 1940s co-founded the Bangor Civic Theater, of which she was a past president and active member.During this time she wrote four plays and also directed, produced, and acted in several productions and was awarded a distinguished service trophy. Brown served three terms as president of the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, twelve years as executive secretary, and two terms as member of Board of Review. Her other positions include vice president of the National League of American Pen Women, Pine Tree Branch; member of Maine Writers Research Club; and member of Radio-TV Women.Brown published several volumes of poetry. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Women and the International Who's Who in Poetry. Brown has won more contest prizes at the Maine Writers Conference over ten years than any other writer, including the judges' First Prize and the Richard Recchia Award, for her contribution to poetry in Maine. She died in 1985. (Thanks to UNE Maine Women Writers Collection).; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author 
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Homespun, Brown, Ina Ladd
5 Brown, Ina Ladd Homespun
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Prss 1959 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket shows wear and has minor soiling, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Clean contents. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. na Ladd was born in Sebec, Maine to Walter S. and Carolyn Loring Ladd. She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Shaw Business College in Portland. She was secretary to three chief justices and one associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. In 1955, she became the personal secretary of John W. Ballou of the firm Mitchell-Ballou. She was married to Harold P. Brown and in the late 1940s co-founded the Bangor Civic Theater, of which she was a past president and active member.During this time she wrote four plays and also directed, produced, and acted in several productions and was awarded a distinguished service trophy. Brown served three terms as president of the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, twelve years as executive secretary, and two terms as member of Board of Review. Her other positions include vice president of the National League of American Pen Women, Pine Tree Branch; member of Maine Writers Research Club; and member of Radio-TV Women.Brown published several volumes of poetry. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Women and the International Who's Who in Poetry. Brown has won more contest prizes at the Maine Writers Conference over ten years than any other writer, including the judges' First Prize and the Richard Recchia Award, for her contribution to poetry in Maine. She died in 1985. (Thanks to UNE Maine Women Writers Collection).; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; Signed by Author 
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Tales of the Gold Rush, Harte, Bret
6 Harte, Bret Tales of the Gold Rush
New York The Heritage Press 1944 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Fletcher Martin 
Boxed edition. Spine shows discoloration (light browning) from sun. Book otherwise looks new as does slipcase. Cover has beautiful gold and black decorative finish. Francis Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 – May 5, 1902) was an American short story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in addition to fiction. As he moved from California to the eastern U.S. to Europe, he incorporated new subjects and characters into his stories, but his Gold Rush tales have been most often reprinted, adapted, and admired. ; Heritage Press; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages 
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Delphine  edition soigneusement revue precedee de quelques observations par M. Sainte-bevue, Madame de Stael
7 Madame de Stael Delphine edition soigneusement revue precedee de quelques observations par M. Sainte-bevue
Paris, France Garnier Freres, Lobraires-Editeurs circa 1860 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Buff cover with black print. Binding is loose at spine, but contents complete. Clean pages with no marks. The text is in french. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 608 pages 
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Monna Vanna a Play in Three Acts, Maeterlinck, Maurice Translator Alexis Coleman
8 Maeterlinck, Maurice Translator Alexis Coleman Monna Vanna a Play in Three Acts
New York Harper 1904 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Very worn cover with print faded. Corners dented. Text in very good condition with no marks or underlining. Original 1903 edition. Photo of author opposite of Title Page. Translated by Alexis irene Du Pont Coleman. Monna Vanna, a play by Maurice Maeterlinckwas the basis not only of Rachimaninoff's work, but also several other operas. ; Photo; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 144 pages 
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9 Mantle, Burns Best Plays 1945-1946
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Co New York 1946 1946 1299117090 / 9781299117099 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
illustrations Part of the annual yearbooks by the author in the Best Plays series. Features Home of the Brave, Dream Girl, O Mistress Mine, Deep are the Roots, The magnificent Yankee, Lute Song, The Rugget Path, and descriptions of the seasons in N. Y. , San Francisco, Chicago, and Southern Califorinia.; 7.90 X 5.50 X 1.60 inches; 515 pages; 
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No. 10 Downing Street a House in History, Minney, R J
10 Minney, R J No. 10 Downing Street a House in History
Boston Palala Press 2016 1355718570 / 9781355718574 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1963 first american edition not a reprint. Very clean, dust has minor rubs but now in mylar protective cover (not price clipped). R.J. Minney (1895-1979) was a British film producer, journalist, editor and author. In 1933 Minney wrote a play Clive of India, based on an earlier biography he had written, that was a major West End hit. He was hired to write the screenplay for the 1935 American film adaptation Clive of India by producer Darryl F. Zanuck. However he did not settle in Hollywood and returned to Britain. During the 1940s he worked at Gainsborough Pictures. He produced The Wicked Lady (1945). He was employed on a number of the company's commercially successful Gainsborough Melodramas. However, he resigned from the Rank Organisation in 1947, unhappy with the direction of the company. (Wikipedia) He wrote numerous novels, biographies, plays, films, non-ficition, etc. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages 
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11 No Author Listed Universal Indian Sign Language of the Plains Indians of North America Together with a simplified method of study, a list of words in most general use, ... etc. and other important co-related matter
San Diego, CA William Tomkins 1929 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with pictoral label of indians on horses and gold lettering. Cover worn. Signed by Jean Lee Latham, 1937. "Jean Lee Latham grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she wrote plays and operated the county newspaper’s linotype machine. She earned a master’s degree at Cornell University. While completing her degree, Ms. Latham taught English, history, and drama at Ithaca.Once she graduated, she became editor-in-chief of the Dramatic Publishing Company in Chicago. She worked hard to become a radio writer, but WWII changed her plans. She signed up for the US Signal Corps Inspection Agency, where she trained women inspectors. The U.S. War Department gave her a Silver Wreath for her work.After D-Day, Ms. Latham made the decision to write biographies for children. Her first book was The Story of Eli Whitney, published in 1953. Her third book, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, earned the Newbery Medal in 1956.Playwright, author, and teacher, Ms. Latham died on June 13, 1995, at the age of 93. Her manuscripts are housed in the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota." (Children's Literature network) This book came from a collection of Ms. Latham's. There is also typed notes from Ms. Latham about spelling and references to bibliography for her book on Mr. bowditch. The Cover has been taped with library to end papers of book. Numerous photos including author with Sons of Dakotah the Chief. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
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12 O'Neill, Eugene Days without end
New York, NY Random House 1934 First Edition Leather Bound Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue Cloth with gold print. Excellent presentation of this famous play. ; 157 pages 
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The Works of Oscar Wilde, 5 volume set  "Prose", "Poems", "Essays", "Plays", "Novels and Fairy Tales", Wilde, Oscar
13 Wilde, Oscar The Works of Oscar Wilde, 5 volume set "Prose", "Poems", "Essays", "Plays", "Novels and Fairy Tales"
New York Cosmopolitan Book Corporation 1916 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
5 vol set. Suede leather worn especially at corners and top or bottom of spine. Red with gold print and outline around cover. Contents clean. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. Their son became fluent in French and German early in life. At university, Wilde read Greats; he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. After university, Wilde moved to London into fashionable cultural and social circles. (Wikipedia) Good reading copies. ; Vol. 5 vol; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
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When a Man's a Man, Wright, Harold Bell
14 Wright, Harold Bell When a Man's a Man
The Book Supply Company 1916 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Red cloth with gold type and border. Book has Wright's brand stamped in front wih Copy Number 23,043. Endpapers starting to darken. Text clean and binding tight. Scarce dust jacket with desert scene has soiling and has price stamped by publisher on spine of $1.35. Dust now in brodart protective cover. "Harold Bell Wright (May 4, 1872 – May 24, 1944) was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and nonfiction.[1] Although mostly forgotten or ignored after the middle of the 20th century, he is said to have been the first American writer to sell a million copies of a novel and the first to make $1 million from writing fiction.[citation needed] Between 1902 and 1942 Wright wrote 19 books,[2] several stage plays, and many magazine articles. More than 15 movies were made or claimed to be made from Wright's stories, including Gary Cooper's first major movie, The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926) and the John Wayne film The Shepherd of the Hills (1941).; Illustration; 7.50 X 5 X 1.50 inches; 348 pages 
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The re-creation of Brian Kent. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John., WRIGHT, Harold Bell.
15 WRIGHT, Harold Bell. The re-creation of Brian Kent. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John.
Book Supply Co., 1919 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover with gold print. Dust has chips and a hole in front, now in brodart protective cover. Scarce if not rare with dust. Extensive biography of author in back of book written by Elsbery Reynolds. Harold Bell Wright (May 4, 1872 - May 24, 1944) was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and nonfiction.[1] Although mostly forgotten or ignored after the middle of the 20th century, he is said to have been the first American writer to sell a million copies of a novel and the first to make $1 million from writing fiction.[citation needed] Between 1902 and 1942 Wright wrote 19 books,[2] several stage plays, and many magazine articles. More than 15 movies were made or claimed to be made from Wright's stories, including Gary Cooper's first major movie, The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)[2] and the John Wayne film The Shepherd of the Hills (1941). ; 7.50 X 5.50 X 1.50 inches; 352 pages 
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