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APITTSBURGH Woman's Poetry
Wade, A. Annie Rogers.  The poetical works of A. Annie Wade. Allegheny, PA: [Privately printed], 1895. 8vo. Frontis., 227 pp.
$150.00
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Signed by Both the Poet & the ArtistWith Original Bearden Lithograph
Walcott, Derek; Romare Bearden, illus. & ed.  The Caribbean poetry of Derek Walcott & the art of Romare Bearden. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. Folio (31.1 cm, 12.25"). xix, [1], 210, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$800.00
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The Great New Testament Epic
Wallace, Lewis.  Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ.  New York: Harper & Brothers, (© 1880). 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). 552, 12 (adv.) pp.
$200.00
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Scarce Woman Author's Novel about Two Men with aSecret Scandalous Connection
Walsh, Lavinia.  When the dead walk: A novel. New York: Mutual Pub. Co., 1902. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., iv, 386, [2 (blank)] pp.
$40.00
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Merrymount PressLimited Edition
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation. Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & Co., 1928. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.125"). xxxi, 323, [3] pp.
$100.00
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The Art of AnglingIllustrated by Adams
Walton, Izaak.  The compleat angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers ... decorated by Frank Adams. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Folio (35 cm, 13.5"). Frontis., [10], 124, [2] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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Ballad Broadside     
Waugh, Edwin. Broadside. [drop-title] "Come 'Whoam' to thi' childer an' me." No place [Lancashire?, England]: , no date [1890]. Narrow folio (27.8 cm, 11'). [1] p.
$40.00
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The Young Adventurer as anOld Buffer”Signed by Waugh
Waugh, Evelyn.  Basil Seal rides again or the rake's regress. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1963. 8vo (25.8 cm, 10.1"). Frontis., [6], 49, [1] pp.
$350.00
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A Poem CommemoratingFifteen Lost Smokejumpers
(50 COPIES)
Weil, James L.  Mann Gulch. New York: Kelly Winterton Press, 2000. 12mo (19.1 cm; 7.5"). [5] ff.
$100.00
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Romantic Moonlit Cloth Binding
Weyman, Stanley J.  Sophia: A romance. New York: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.5"). viii, [2], 345, [25 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
$35.00
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Ethan Frome
Wharton, Edith.  Ethan Frome. London: Macmillan & Co., 1912. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). [2], 195, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00
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Nicely Printed Wharton WorkKeepsake Edition
Wharton, Edith.  Ethan Frome. Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press, [1967]. 8vo. [4], 128, [4] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
$2500.00
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Miss Toosey always wore a black silk dress on Sundays,
and went three times to church . . .”
Whitaker, Evelyn.  Miss Toosey's mission. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Co., (1903). 12mo (19.4 cm; 7.625"). Frontis., [v]-xi, [1], 13–122 pp.; 8 plts.
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Popular Fiction by a Victorian Sporting” Novelist
 Reading for Country-House Mornings
Whyte-Melville, G[eorge] J[ohn].  Holmby House: A tale of Old Northamptonshire. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1860. 8vo. 2 vols. I: Frontis., [3] ff., 325 pp. II: [2] ff., 344 pp., 3, [1] pp. (ads).
$85.00
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Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 2 vols. (of 4). II: [1] f., 365, [1] pp. III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
$750.00
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The Anonymously Published First EditonA Change in Direction forWieland
[Wieland, Christoph Martin].  Musarion, oder die Philosophie der Grazien. Ein Gedicht, in drey Büchern. Leipzig: Bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1768. 8vo. 96 pp.
$500.00
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One of the Best “Bad Poets” of the 19th Century
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler.  Maurine. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Co., (1901). 8vo. Three frontis., 222 pp., 26 plts.
$25.00
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Love, When We Met, 'Twas Like Two Planets Meeting.”
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler. Poems of pleasure. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Co., (1902). 8vo (19.7 cm; 7.75"). 158 pp, [2] ads.
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Signed by Wilder
Wilder, Thornton.  Our town. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Folio (30.4 cm, 11.9"). 118, [2] pp.; 4 double-page col. plts.
$200.00
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"Simple Pleasures"
Wildman, H.B. Lays from the glen. Or, musings of leisure hours. New York: Pudney & Russell, 1855. 12mo. viii, [4], 9-144 pp.
$56.00
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The Unlucky Man, the Christmas Sing, & the Friend of Cats
Wilkins, Mary.  The people of our neighborhood. Philadelphia: Curtis Pub. Co.; New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., (1898). 32mo (15.2 cm; 6"). viii, 161, [1] pp.
$45.00
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Williams's First Published Poem
Williams, C.K.  A day for Anne Frank. Philadelphia: The Falcon Press, 1968. 8vo (29.8 cm, 11.75"). [16] pp.; illus.
$875.00
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The Women Really are Wicked Creatures, & All the More Desirable for That
With an Extra Illustration & in a Special Binding
Williams, Gwyn, trans.  Against women. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1953. Narrow 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 25, [1] pp.; col. illus.
$500.00
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H.D., Hemingway, Stein, Marianne Moore, & So Many Others Were His FRIENDS
Williams, William Carlos.  The autobiography of William Carlos Williams.  New York: Random House, © 1951.  8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). xiv, 402 pp.
$450.00
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Avant GardeArtists & Writers, 1951
Williams, William Carlos.  [cover title] The Living theatre. Stein, Picasso, Eliot. [New York]: No publisher/printer, [1951]. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). 16 pp., plus wrappers.
$475.00
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Willis “Pitched His Tent” by theSusquehanna River
Willis, Nathaniel Parker.  A l'abri, or, The tent pitch'd. New York: Samuel Colman (pr. by Scatcherd & Adams), 1839. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.6"). 172, 12 (adv.) pp.
$150.00
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Deluxe Comedic Production, Deluxe Binding
Wills, William Henry, ed.  Poets' wit and humour. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1861. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). [8], 278, [1] pp.; illus.
$975.00
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ASCARCE Labor of Love
Wilson, Douglas.  The story of Little Rabbit. [London?: 1973]. Oblong 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). [24] ff.; col. illus.
$450.00
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Decided Intimations of Immortality” The LEC Wordsworth
Wordsworth, William.  The poems of William Wordsworth. Cambridge: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the University Printing House, 1973. 8vo (28 cm, 11"). xviii, 259, [3] pp.; 10 col. plts.
$90.00
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Still theSole Collected Edition
Wycherley, William. The complete works...edited by Montague Summers. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1924. 4 vols. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). I: xiv, 269, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [6], 323, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [6], 299, [1 (blank)] pp. IV: [6], 281, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00

BAD SEX?!
(“X-RATED” — Award Winners)!  (Literary Review).  We find ourselves with a gathering of (at this writing) 13 novels, all save one in first editions or first American editions (various places, various publishers, 19952009), each being a winner ofthe Literary Review's Bad Sex in Fiction award.  Presented since 1993, this recognizes the year's worst, most risible sex scene in a contemporary novel, and is one British book award almost no one wants to win. (Iain Hollingswood, accepting the trophy in 2006, said he hoped to win it every year.)

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Presentation Copy — American Press in Athens
Xenophon.  [two lines in Greek, transliterated as] Xenophontos Apomnemoneymata. Athenais [i.e., Athens]: en toi ex Amerikes Philellenikoi typographeioi, 1832. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). 168, [2] pp.
[SOLD]
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FATHER'S FATHERSOne of 50 Copies
Zundenfel, Dieter.  Father's fathers. Six poems with six wood engravings. Lebanon, PA: Red Howler Press, 1989. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). [10] ff., 6 plates; illus.
$275.00
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