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H. L. Mencken., Boyd, Ernest (edited by).
1 Boyd, Ernest (edited by). H. L. Mencken.
Published by Robert McBride, 1927, Hard Cover 
this is 3rd in 1927, 89 pages with bibliography. Dust jacket is price clipped, edge tears, slight soil. covers dark blue all good+. Modern American Writers series. Biography, literature, writers. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Green, Lt. Harold Everett. Towering Pines.
Boston Meador Publishing. First Edition Hard Cover 
The Life of John Fox, Jr. CR 1943, 186 pages. Dark brown covers with gilt lettering, slight stains, overall good+ condition. A native Kentuckian, John Fox, Jr., was a great novelist and wrote about people of the mountains with their primitive quaint habits and living conditions. Written in the same manner as if he were writing his own autobiography. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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3 Halsey, Francis Whiting. American Authors and Their Homes.
Hard Cover 
Published by James Pott, NY, title date MCMI, CR 1898 to 1901, this is 2nd in 1901, 302 pages with index. Illustrated blue w/gold lettering and embossed design on front cover, all good+. Black and whi te photos. Personal descriptions and interviews with, to name but a few, John Burroughs, Henry Van Dyke, Frank Stockton, Hamilton Mabie, Thomas Bailey, Ernest Seton-Thompson, John Fiske, Thomas Nelson Page, Andrew Canegie, Edmund Stedman, Paul Leicester Ford, etc. Literature, Americana, History, Writing, authors,interviews, American authors. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 Henriksen, Aage. Isek Dinesen Blixen. The Work and Life of.
New York St. Martins Press 0-312-01777-4 / 9780312017774 Stated first Edition Hard Cover 
Translated by William Mishler, dust jacket and book very good condition. CR 1988, 197 pages. These essays include reminscenses from her friendship with the author and attempts to ellucidate Dinesen's powerful personality. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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5 Loth, David. The Brownings - A Victorian Idyll.
Published by Brentano's, New York, MCMXXIX (1929) Hard Cover 
, CR 1929, 289 pages w/bibliography. Slight soil to brown covers with gold decorations, spine spotted. Inscription in ink on front endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. Back endpaper has the flap from dust jacket pasted in it. Overall good. Literature, History, Poetry, biography, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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6 Muir, John. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth.
Boston Published by Houghton Mifflin, Hard Cover 
CR 1912, 1913, this is 8th in 1922, 294 pages with index. Green w/gold illustrated front cover and spine, top and bottom spine small tears, corners bumped, owner's name in ink o/w good. Illustrated from sketches by author. B&W photos. Natural history, naturalists, biography. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Rice, Richard Robert Louis Stevenson - How To Know Him
Published by Bobbs Merrill, HARD COVER 
CR 1916 with 395 pages with index. Slight soil to covers otherwise good+. Ink inscription front endpapers, frontis is Stevenson. Literature. R.L.Stevenson 
Price: 12.00 USD
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