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1 Cumberland, Richard The Observer. 5 Vols. In One.
London Jones & Company 1825 Jones's University Edition Full Red Morocco Good Octavo Engravings 
Cumberland was a diplomat, a playwright, and here, an essayist. This collection of essays originally issued in one volume of 40 numbers in 1785; augmented in successive editions. Added are the engraved title-pages. Bound With, The Lounger : a periodical paper, published at Edinburgh in the years 1785 and 1786. By Henry Mackenzie, John David Fleeman. Contains essays and fiction. 8vo; vi, 213 pages; extra-gilt red straight-grain morocco, all edges gilt. 006486 
Price: 90.00 USD
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2 Hansen, Ron. A STAY AGAINST CONFUSION. Essays on Faith and Fiction
(New York) HarperCollins Publishers 2001 0060196661 / 9780060196660 First Edition, as Stated Hardcover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed and Signed By the Author
Inscribed on the title page: To Michael / Easter Blessings! / Ron Hansen 007597 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Huxley, Aldous Essays Old And New
London Chatto and Windus 1926 First Limited Edition Clothbacked Boards Very Good Octavo Signed by Author
Copy 478 of 650, signed by Huxley. Essays on pop music, movies, art, chaucer, being Nordic, Holland, Edward Lear, Tibet, making sense. "Once, in a French hotel [ in Tunisia] I was accused of having brought with me the flat black bugs, of whose presence among my bed-clothes I complained to a self-righteous proprietress. I defended myself with energy ... Bugs - no; I am innnocent of bugs. But when it comes to bad weather, I have to plead guilty. Rain, frost, wind, snow, hail, fog - I bring them with me wherever I go." 007272 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Todd, Ruthven Tracks in the Snow
London Grey Walls 1946 First Edition Cloth Very good+  Very Good, Price Clipped Essays 8vo 
003488  
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Williams, William Carlos Selected Essays of William Carlos Williams
New York Random House / New Directions 1954 First Edition Cloth Near Fine  Very Good- 8vo 
Bibliographically significant copy in Random House dust jacket and with Random House title page, but with a New Directions sticker cancelling Random House on the title page. Jacket has a stain and small chips at the center of the spine. 003479  
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Woolf, Virginia The Common Reader. Second Series
London Hogarth Press 1932 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Very Good 8vo Vanessa Bell (dj) 
Very good+ with slight trace of sun to spine, in very good dust jacket, darkened at edges and on spine, small chip at head of spine. 007223 
Price: 300.00 USD
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