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Up-Country Letters Fine and Rare Books is an internet rare bookselling concern operated in Gardnerville, Nevada, USA, by Mark Stirling. We specialize in Nineteenth Century American and English Literature, particularly American Renaissance and Transcendental Literature, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. We also maintain an inventory of general rare and fine antiquarian books and manuscripts, first editions, natural history (especially birding) books, and archaeological books and monographs. 

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E-list one:  A small archive from the family of William Wright (Dan DeQuille), including autograph material; two of his books, annotated; a cdv of his wife; correspondence between scholars and his family; several photocopies of letters from Sam Clemens, un-published autograph notes, drafts of stories; newspaper clippings; scholarly contributions to magazines/journals; and more. For the archive:  $850. To see a summary with representative samples, click the link below.

William Wright (Dan DeQuille)


 Catalogue 29, Nature

   Click here: http://www.upcole.com/home/nature.pdf 


eList: Andrews Norton. Unitarian, Scholar, Polemicist.

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eList Two: D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Father and Son, individually priced.

Click Here: http://www.upcole.com/home/dw%20thompson%202.pdf


eList One: D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Father and Son, in two lots:

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Catalogue Twenty-Eight, Literature and Americana.

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Catalogue Twenty-Seven, Autographs.  

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Catalogue Twenty-Six, Scraps Pictorial, Curious and Amusing

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Catalogue Twenty-Five, The Best Half of the Human Race -   

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Catalogue Twenty-Four, Angel in the House - 

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