Author:Dawson, Coningsby

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The Auctioning of Mary Angel

By: Dawson, Coningsby

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16418

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


(price-clipped) [light shelfwear and minor bumping to bottom edge, age-toning and light dust-soiling to page edges; jacket is edgeworn, with various small tears, minor paper loss at spine ends (no loss of text)]. This "romance of the modern marriage market" mostly takes the form of a discussion between debutante Mary and her bachelor uncle, who is permitted to read her diary, and struggles mightily to understand this ultra-modern girl's explanations of how she "taught her fleshy graces to mirror virtue and mask ribald deeds with the simper of innocence." (I hate it when they d... View more info

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Slaves of Freedom

By: Dawson, Coningsby

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23679

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[a little wear to book at lower extremities, slight bumping to top of spine, light dust-soiling and age-toning to edges of text block, attractive vintage bookplate on 2nd ffep, paper-clip marks at top of ffep and 2nd ffep, contemporary newspaper clipping about author affixed to copyright page and facing page; jacket heavily edgeworn, slight paper loss at top corners and top of spine, tiny puncture hole mid-spine, diagonal scrape on front panel]. Think of yourself as a swinging single, footloose and fancy free? Think again, my friend -- you're just not seeing your shackles. "The slaves o... View more info