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Barmann, Lawrence F., ed. THE LETTERS OF BARON FRIEDRICH VON HUGEL AND PROFESSOR NORMAN KEMP SMITH. N.Y.: Fordham University Pr., 1981. 8vo. 353 pp. Frontis portraits. Blue cloth. Some light rubbing, else near fine. $30.00

[Osbert Clare] Williamson, E. W. THE LETTERS OF OSBERT CLARE. Prior of Westminster. Oxford: University Pr., (1998). Reprint of the 1929 edn. 8vo. vi + 232 pp. Latin text. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper; a little rubbed. $ 25.00

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor THE LETTERS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE. Selected and with an Introduction by Kathleen Raine. London: Grey Walls Press (1950) 8vo xiv+280 pp. Brown cloth. Minor rubbing else fine in near fine dustwrapper, rubbed at spine tips with a couple of short tears. $ 35.00

Darwin, Charles. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt CHARLES DARWIN'S LETTERS. A Selection 1825-1859. Cambridge: Cambridge University Pr., 1996. 8vo. xxvi+249 pp. Portrait frontis. Genealogical table and map endpapers. Green boards. Bottom edge rubbed, a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

Grove, Frederick Philip THE LETTERS OF FREDERICK PHILIP GROVE. Edited with an introduction and notes by Desmond Pacey. Toronto: Univ of Toronto (1976) 8vo xxix+584 pp. Illus from photos and portrait drawings and paintings. Green cloth. Fine copy in lightly soiled d/w with sticker silhouettes on front panel. $ 35.00

Herbert, Lord, ed. PEMBROKE PAPERS (1780-1794) Letters and Diaries of Henry, Tenth Earl of Pembroke and His Circle. London: Cape (1950) 8vo 509 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits and paintings. Blue cloth; gilt device and lettering. Name on front free endpaper else about fine in d/w worn & chipped at edges. $ 30.00

Hillesum, Etty LETTERS FROM WESTERBORK. Introduction and notes by Jan G. Gaarlandt. Translation by Arnold J. Pomerans. London: Jonathan Cape (1987), 1st UK edn. 8vo xviii+156 pp. Illus from photos. Black boards, fine in like d/w. $ 20.00

Howell, James CERTAIN LETTERS OF JAMES HOWELL. Selected from "The Familiar Letters" as First Published Between 1645-1655. N.Y.: William Edwin Rudge, 1928 8vo [xii]+85 pp. Frontis portrait and illus from contemporary engravings. Half cloth and grey papers boards, top edge gilt. Light browning to endpapers from binding glue, else about fine in battered slipcase. One of 800 copies for sale (of a total edition of 1000). Production of this book was a project of a course in Graphic Processes at the Fine Arts Dept of NYU taught by Frederic Goudy; printed in Garamond on Hadrian White Antique. Binding was directed by Edith Diehl. $ 35.00

James, Henry edited by Philip Horne. HENRY JAMES. A Life in Letters. (NY): Viking, (1999). 8vo. xxxv + 668 pp. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Lawrence, T. E. THE LETTERS OF T. E. LAWRENCE. Selected and Edited by Malcolm Brown. London: Dent (1988) First edition Roy 8vo xxxi+568 pp. With bibliography, maps and index. Black boards. Small gouge to bottom edge of top cover, else a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

MacDiarmid (Hugh) [C. M. Grieve] THE LETTERS OF HUGH MACDIARMID. Edited with an Introduction by Alan Bold. London: Hamish Mailton (1984) 1st edn. 8vo xxxv+910 pp. Illus from photos. Beige boards. Cheap paper browning at margins, else fine. $ 30.00

[Kingsley Martin] Rolph, C. H. KINGSLEY: The Life, Letters and Diaries of Kingsley Martin. London: Gollancz, 1973 8vo 413 pp. Illus from photos. Blue boards. Fine in near fine d/w. $ 20.00

Matkin, Joseph. Edited by Philip F. Rehbock. AT SEA WITH THE SCIENTIFICS. The Challenger Letters of Joseph Matkin. Honolulu: University of Hawaii, (1992). 8vo. xii+415 pp. Illus from drawings, photos and maps. Map endpapers. Grey cloth. Fine in near fine dustwrapper. Journals and letters of an assistant ship's steward convey a wealth of details about shipboard logistics, social interactions and the scientific aspects of the 1872-1876 scientific voyage. $ 30.00

McLuhan, Marshall. Selected and edited by Matie Molinaro, Corinne McLuhan & William Toye. LETTERS OF MARSHALL MCLUHAN. Toronto: Oxford, 1987. 8vo. xiii+562pp. Illus from photos. Red boards. Ink name/date on front free endpaper, a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Mead, Margaret LETTERS FROM THE FIELD, 1925-1975. New York: Harper & Row, (1977). 8vo. xxii + 343 pp. Illus. from photos; maps. Grey boards. Small tear at foot of spine gutters, else a good sound copy in d/w. $ 20.00

Palmerston ( Henry John Temple, Viscount) THE LETTERS OF THE THIRD VISCOUNT PALMERSTON TO LAURENCE AND ELIZABETH SULIVAN. 1804-1863. Edited by Kenneth Bourne. London: Royal Historical Society, 1979. 8vo xii+350 pp. Khaki boards. A fine copy. $ 25.00

PEPYS Latham, Robert and William Matthews, editors. THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS. 11 Volumes. A New and Complete Transcription. London: Bell, 1970-1983. Reprint. 8vo. 11 Vols. Complete. Diaries for the years 1660-1669 plus Companion and Index vols. Illus from portraits. Green cloth; lettering and decoration gilt. A little used, still a nice clean set, very good or better in like dustwappers. $275.00

Reich, Wilhelm BEYOND PSYCHOLOGY. Letters and Journals 1934-1939. Edited and with an Introduction by Mary Boyd Higgins. New York: Farrar Straus (1994) 8vo xxiii+256 pp. Illus from photos. Half cloth and paper boards. Tiny ink dot on bottom edge else fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Romanes, George John THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF GEORGE JOHN ROMANES. Written and Edited by His Wife. London: Longmans, Green, 1896. Second edition [1st 1895]. 8vo x+391 pp. + 32 p. catalogue bound in. Frontis photogravure portrait and illus from photographs. Green cloth. Name plate and author's presentation plate on front pastedown. Glue cracked at spine but stitching and binding firm. Cloth rubbed and spine tips worn but a good sound copy with bright interior. $ 100.00

Schlemmer, Oskar THE LETTERS AND DIARIES OF OSKAR SCHLEMMER. Selected and edited by Tut Schlemmer. Translated from the German by Krishna Winston. Middletown, Ct. Wesleyan Univ Press (1972) 1st US edn. 8vo xiii+425 pp. Illus from photos and Schlemmer's sketches for the stage. Brown cloth. Fine in very good d/w with a few tears. $ 40.00

Simpson, George Gaylord SIMPLE CURIOSITY. Letters from George Gaylord Simpson to His Family, 1921-1970. Edited by Leo F. Laporte. Berkeley: University of California Pr., (1987). Royal 8vo. x + 340 pp. Illus. from portraits, drawings; manuscript page endpapers. Brick coloured cloth. Fine in near fine dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Sitwell, Edith. Edited by John Lehmann & Derek Parker. SELECTED LETTERS. (London): Macmillan, (1970). 8vo. 264 pp. Frontis portrait + 2 plates. Purple cloth. A near fine copy in very good dustwrapper with light sunning to spine. $ 18.50

Spengler, Oswald SPENGLER LETTERS. 1913-1936. Trans. and edited by Arthur Helps. London: George Allen & Unwin, (1966). 8vo. 320 pp. Portait frontis. Foot of spine and bottom corners bumped, else a very good clean copy in like dustwrapper. $ 35.00

St. Bernard of Clairvaux ST BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX SEEN THROUGH HIS SELECTED LETTERS. Newly translated and with an introduction by Rev. Bruno Scott James. Foreword by Thomas Merton. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1953. 8vo xii+276 pp. Brown cloth. Spine tips a bit frayed and a crease in last leaf of text - very good to near fine overall in like dustwrapper. $ 40.00

[Satie] Volta, Ornella SATIE. Seen Through His Letters. Translated by Michael Bullock. Introduced by John Cage. London: Marion Boyars (1989) 8vo 239 pp. Illustrated with 75 line drawings and caricatures, by Cocteau, Magritte, Picasso and other contemporaries, as well as drawings and musical scores by Satie. These letters give an amusing insight into the "arts" in Paris in the early part of the 20th century. Black boards. Paper yellowing just a bit, otherwise a near fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

[Stapledon] Crossley, Robert, ed. Olaf Stapledon and Agnes Miller. TALKING ACROSS THE WORLD. The Love Letters of Olaf Stapledon and Agnes Miller, 1913-1919. Hanover: University Press of New England, (1987). 1st ptg. 8vo. xli + 382 pp. Illus from photos and manuscript pages. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Stein, Leo JOURNEY INTO THE SELF. Being the letters, papers and journals of Leo Stein. Edited by Edmund Fuller. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. N.Y.: Crown (1950) 1st edition. 8vo xiv+331 pp. Illus from photos. Maroon cloth. Very faint rubbing at spine tips, else a fine copy in very good dustwrapper with faded spine and a bit worn at extremities. $ 30.00

Tolstoy, Leo. Selected, edited and translated by R. F. Christian. TOLSTOY'S LETTERS. Vol. II. 1880-1910. NY: Scribner's Sons, (1978). 8vo. Page 337-737. Blue cloth. A very good copy in like dustwrapper sunned at spine and top edge of front panel. $ 20.00

Vyvyan, C.C. Foreword by Daphne du Maurier LETTERS FROM A CORNISH GARDEN. London: Michael Joseph, (1972). 1st Edn. 8vo. 190 pp. 8 pp of illus from b/w photos. Green boards. A little dust soiled, else very good in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Waugh, Evelyn. Mark Amory, ed. THE LETTERS OF EVELYN WAUGH. New Haven: Ticknor & Fields, 1980. 1st US edition. 8vo. xx + 664 pp. Illus from one manuscript page and a drawing. Brown cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper, else near fine in lightly edgeworn dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Waugh, Evelyn. Edited by Mark Amory and Michael Davie. THE DIARIES OF EVELYN WAUGH. THE LETTERS OF EVELYN WAUGH. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1976 & 1980). 2 vols. viii+814pp; xvi+664 pp. Cloth bindings. A nice clean set in dustwrappers. $45.0

Williams, Tennessee FIVE O'CLOCK ANGEL. Letters of Tennessee Williams to Maria St. Just. 1948-1982. With commentary by Maria St. Just. Preface by Elia Kazan. N.Y.: Knopf, 1990. 8vo xix+407 pp. Illus from photos. Burgundy cloth. Ink mark on bottom edge and ghost of sticker silhouette on front free endpaper else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Woolf, Virginia. Edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trauntmann. THE LETTERS OF VIRGINA WOOLF. Volume III: 1923-1928. NY: Harcourt Brqace Jovanovich, 1978. First American edition. 8vo. xxiv+600+8 pp of illus from photos. Green cloth spine and boards. Blind stamp in a couple places, else very good in like dustwrapper lightly soiled and short tear to bottom edge. $ 30.00

Woolf, Virginia. Edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. THE LETTERS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF. Volume II: 1912-1922. NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976. First American edition. 8vo. xxvii+627+8pp of illus from photos. Purple cloth spine over cream boars. Blind stamp to front free endpaper and title page, else a very good copy in good only dustwrapper some soiled with a 4" tear to top panel. Now in protective wrap. $ 30.00

Woolf, Virginia. Ed. by Joanne Trautmann Banks. CONGENIAL SPIRITS. The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf. (Toronto): Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1989). First Canadian Edition. 8vo. xviii+472 pp. Cloth spine and paper boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper; price clipped. $ 18.50