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IN A NARROW GRAVE: Essays on Texas. Larry McMurtry. IN A NARROW GRAVE: Essays on Texas.
Austin: Encino Press, 1968. First edition, second issue with "skyscrapers" on page 105. Reportedly all but 15 of the error-riddled first issue were destroyed. In first-issue dust jacket with "garnished wtih" and "head" for "heard" on front flap. Very good or better with small rub to author's name on front cover, cloth at spine a little rumpled, and soiling to edge of spine label; in like dust jacket with light chipping to upper spine corners and lower spine edge, and mild crease and few light impressions/indentations to front panel (not affecting lettering).

[Book #55032]       Price: $350.00
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ENGLAND YOUR ENGLAND; and Other Essays. George Orwell. ENGLAND YOUR ENGLAND; and Other Essays.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1953. First edition. Eleven essays, most of which make their first book appearance herein. Orwell wrote the title essay, "England Your England," as Nazi bombers flew overhead during The Blitz of 1941. Uncorrected proof in gray paperwraps printed in black on front only. Corner chipped from lower front cover corner and first few leaves bumped, otherwise very good. Scarce, if not rare in this fragile format. Housed in custom, brown cloth clamshell case with gilt-stamped leather spine label. "As I write, highly civilised human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me."

[Book #45880]       Price: $1,250.00
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THE DAYS BEFORE. Katherine Anne Porter. THE DAYS BEFORE.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1952). First edition. A book of essays on the art of writing, Henry James, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, Hardy, Cather, Forster, as well as personal thoughts on life. A fine copy with only the barest fading on top edge, as usually seen; in fine dust jacket with only a touch of soiling.

[Book #40063]       Price: $100.00
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COUNTRY MOUSE, CITY MOUSE. Reynolds Price. COUNTRY MOUSE, CITY MOUSE.
(Durham, NC: North Carolina Wesleyan College, 1981). First edition. Previously uncollected essay published by the Friends of the Library on the occasion of his reading, October 11, 1981. One of 500 copies (of which 50 were numbered and signed). Limited edition. In white, stapled paperwraps with photo-illustrated front cover. Near fine with edges a little tanned. Scarce.

[Book #46784]       Price: $50.00
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THE HONEST ACCOUNT OF A MEMORABLE LIFE: AN APOCRYPHAL GOSPEL. Reynolds Price. THE HONEST ACCOUNT OF A MEMORABLE LIFE: AN APOCRYPHAL GOSPEL
(Rocky Mount, NC): North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, (1994). First edition, limited issue. Number 520 of 750 SIGNED copies, this one INSCRIBED to the Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht and his wife, "For Tony & Helen with love & hope from Reynolds." Fine in original burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine, without dust jacket (as issued). AN ASSOCIATION COPY.

[Book #53647]       Price: $200.00
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SING HIGH! SING LOW! A Book of Essays. Osbert Sitwell. SING HIGH! SING LOW! A Book of Essays.
London: Macmillan & Co Ltd. 1944. First edition. Small hole in front hinge, endpaper a little rumpled, otherwise near fine in somewhat soiled dust jacket, darkened at spine, with spine ends frayed and one closed tear.

[Book #47582]       Price: $60.00
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REFLECTIONS UPON A SINKING SHIP. Gore Vidal. REFLECTIONS UPON A SINKING SHIP.
Boston: Little, Brown, (1969). First edition. A sort of follow-up to his ROCKING THE BOAT. Essays on politics and literature; the Republican 1968 convention and a Manifesto for the future. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket with minor edgewear and two small closed tears.

[Book #40325]       Price: $60.00
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STILL MORE PREJUDICE. A. B. Walkley. STILL MORE PREJUDICE.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket with chipping along the edges, spine and flap hinges a little darkened, and price stamped on the front flap.

[Book #50669]       Price: $60.00
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