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1 De Quincey (Thomas) A Diary of Thomas De Quincey 1803. Here reproduced in replica as well as in print from the original manuscript in the possession of the Reverend C.H. Steel. Edited by Horace A. Eaton, Ph.D., Professor of English at Syracuse University, N.Y.

London: Noel Douglas, [1927]. Square 8vo. Cream buckram, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece in color, reproducing a miniature of De Quincey from 1803. Owner's bookplate on front paste-down, a little soiling of buckram at fore-edge, inner hinge somewhat loose at title; a clean very good copy. Limited to 1500 numbered copies. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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2 De Quincey (Thomas) California and the Gold Mania. Illustrated with Sketches from "Punch".

[San Francisco]: Colt Press, (1945). Patterned boards, printed paper spine label. Limited to 500 copies. Illustrated title page and numerous illustrations, one folding. Issued as Number Three of The Colt Press Series of "California Classics". A fine copy in the plain green dust jacket, which is quite faded and has a few tears. An essay first printed in 1852. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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3 De Quincey (Thomas) Klosterheim; or, The Masque. With A Biographical Preface, by Dr. Shelton Mackenzie.
Boston: Whittemore, Niles, and Hall/NY: Derby/Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co., 1855. First American edition. Original blind stamped red cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Yellow end papers. An attractive 19th century Vermont library label on inner front cover, owner's signature on the title dated 1855, a bit of wear to the base of the spine, some pages yellowing, but in general a very bright, attractive, nearly fine copy, unusually nice for a book from this period. The British first edition was published in 1832. Klosterheim is a gothic novel which takes place in Swabia during the 30 Years' War. It appeared in abridged form in THE EERIE BOOK (Margaret Armour - ed. 1898) as "The Masque". 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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