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1 Almedingen, E. M. My St. Petersburg. a Reminiscence of Childhood.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1970 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
[14], 198, [3] pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, very good. From Wikipedia: "E. M. Almedingen (born Marta Aleksandrovna Almedingen, also known as Martha Edith Almedingen or von Almedingen) (18981971) was a British novelist, biographer and children's author of Russian origin. On her mother's side, she was descended from the aristocratic Poltoratsky family; her maternal grandfather was Serge Poltoratzky, the literary scholar and bibliophile who ended his days in exile, shuttling between France and England. His second wife Ellen Sarah Southee, 16 years his junior, and the daughter of an English gentleman farmer, grew up in Kent. She was related to poet Robert Southey. Their children had English governesses and grew up speaking English. His daughter Olga, the novelist's mother, grew up in Kent but was fascinated by her father's native Russia and in the early 1880s moved there, marrying Alexander Almedingen (of a family that had moved "from Spain... To Saxony, from Saxony to Austria, from Austria to Russia"[1]) , who had turned his back on his family's military traditions to become a scientist. After her father abandoned his family in 1900, they lived in increasingly impoverished circumstances, well described in her memoir Tomorrow Will Come, but the author was able to attend the Xenia Institute and eke out a living in the increasingly desperate times of revolution and civil war. In September 1922 she managed to get permission to leave the country and went to England, where she became a well-known children's author. In 1941 she won the $5,000 Atlantic Monthly nonfiction prize for Tomorrow Will Come. Five years later she moved to Frogmore, a house near Upton Magna in Shropshire, where she remained until her death." 
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2 Bonn, Thomas L. Under Cover. an Illustrated History of American Mass Market Paperbacks
Penguin Books 1982 0140060715 / 9780140060713 Softcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
144 pages, 9 color plates, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Foreword by John Tebbel. From the back cover: "Follow the evolution of mass market publishing, cover to cover to cover, in this delightful celebration of paperback books. ~ The splendid illustrations and the odd facts, colorful anecdotes, and insider's insights make UNDER COVER a rare treat for pop-culture buffs, designers, collectors, and book people of all kinds." ; Ex-Library; 144 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 BRINLEY, GEORGE Catalogue of the American Library of the Late Mr. George Brinley, of Hartford, Conn. Part IV and Part V. [Volume V].
Hartford, Press of the Cass Lockwood & Brainard Company 1886 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Part IV, 254 pages, with prices realized for Part IV bound in (9 pages) , Part V, 158 pages, with prices realized for part V bound in (8 pages). Parts IV and V bound together, lacks covers and back-strip, text very good. Part IV. Psalms And Hymns, Music, The Episcopal Church, Baptism And The Baptists, The Methodists, G. Whitefield, The Presbyterian Church, Unitarian Controversy, The Shakers, The Mormons, Thomas Paine's Works, Law And Government, Criminal Trials, Political Economy, Finance, Science And Art, Masonry And Anti-Masonry, Poetry And The Drama, Popular Literature, Chap Books, Jest Books, Books For Children, Education, School Books, Slavery And Anti-Slavery, Almanacs, State Registers, Theological And Religious, Bibliography. Part V. General And Miscellaneous. American Indians; Captivities, Local History, Miscellaneous Tracts, Historical Sermons And Addresses, Privately Printed Books, Newspapers And Periodicals, Engravings, Portraits, Maps And Plans, From John Cole Puvogel's article on the University of Michigan website of disserations and theses: "Another unique point of the Brinley Library was its complete devotion to Americana. Although his collection contained nearly 33,000 titles, far more than any of his rivals, only two did not relate to the New World in some manner. All other major Americanists of that period collected significant numbers of books in other areas. The scope of Brinley's collection was far broader than that of any other Americanist. He collected material related to all parts of the country. He was the first book collector to realize that a book about one of the western states printed in 1850 was as valuable to a complete understanding of the United States and its development as a book about New England printed in 1650. The sale of the Brinley Library was the most important auction of the period. More books were sold, and for a larger sum of money, than any other auction in the nineteenth century. The most important factor was that it was the first and only book auction of the nineteenth century in which the majority of lots were bought by public institutions (academic, public, and historical society libraries) not private individuals. Thus, the unique collection which George Brinley brought together was of great importance to the developing research libraries during the last quarter of the century." 
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4 Brittain, Robert The Booklover's Almanac
Frederic C. Beil, Publisher 1986 0913720593 / 9780913720592 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Various pagination (circa 400 pages) , illustrations, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "For each day of the year, Dr. Brittain has unearthed an event of literary significance, which is duly commemorated and illustrated by an extract of reading matter appropriate to the occasion. Thus in one volume we have a fascinating body of information about the making and dating of literature, and a collection of some of the finest prose and verse in the English language. " CH133A 
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5 Clark, David R. (Essay) and, Durkan, Michael J. (Design) William Butler Yeats 1865-1965 - a Catalogue of His Works and Associated Items in Olin Library, Wesleyan University
Middletown, Ct, Wesleyan University Press 1965 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
92 pages, wrappers, very good. Printed and bound in the Republic of Ireland by the Dolman Press Limited. Designed by Liam Miller. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Lyles, William H. Dell Paperbacks, 1942 to Mid-1962: a Catalog-Index
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1983 0313236674 / 9780313236679 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xxxvi, 472, [2] pages, illustrations, cloth, very good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Lyles, William H. Putting Dell on the Map; a History of the Dell Paperbacks
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1983 0313236674 / 9780313236679 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xxiv, 178, [3] pages, plates, cloth, very good. 
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