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Image for The 70th Anniversary Issue of The New Yorker

The 70th Anniversary Issue of The New Yorker

By: (Various)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The New Yorker: 1995

Seller ID: 000549

Condition: Very Good.


Feb. 20 & 27, 1995 issue. Clean and tight; with original half over-leaf. View more info

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The Divine Comedy

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: 004904

ISBN: no

Condition: Very good


625 pages, including 15 pages, Genealogical Tables at the end; Modern Library Titles following. Clean throughout; green cloth covered boards are bright with a wrinkle in the cloth running vertically appearing original to the binding. View more info

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A Fable of Modern Art

By: Ashton, Dore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003999

ISBN: 0500233012

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; 48 illustrations. Balzac's literary creation, Frenhofer, in the early nineteenth-century; artists of later periods and their connections with Frenhofer. Clean throughout; nearly fine condition. View more info

Image for Moorish Literature, Comprising: Romantic Ballads, Tales of the Berbers, Stories of the Kabyles, Folk-Lore, and National Traditions - Revised Edition

Moorish Literature, Comprising: Romantic Ballads, Tales of the Berbers, Stories of the Kabyles, Folk-Lore, and National Traditions - Revised Edition

By: Basset, René, Ph.D. (Special Introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Colonial Press: 1901

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005016

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


191 pages; page edges uncut (deckle edges). Clean within throughout; handsomely produced. Tight binding. Attractive gilt-titled and gilt ruled boards are spotted. View more info

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American Satire in Prose and Verse

By: Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000865

Condition: Very Good


464 pages. Portraits, Politics, Religion, Race, Art, Hollywood, High Society,Progress: they each have their several humorous critics. Red cloth with gilt decoration and titles. Clean and tight; contents fine. View more info

Image for Lives and Letters: A.R. Orage, Beatrice Hastings, Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, S.S. Koteliansky - 1906-1957

Lives and Letters: A.R. Orage, Beatrice Hastings, Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, S.S. Koteliansky - 1906-1957

By: Carswell, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, A New Directions Book: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005013

ISBN: 0811206815

Condition: Fine


307 pages; b&w illustrations. Memoir of a literary freelancer and of freelancers with whom he kept company. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1929

Edition: Twentieth printing

Seller ID: 004803

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


303 pages. Front free endpaper removed; boards worn at edges; spine faded to brown. Paper labels intact. View more info

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The Moonstone, a Romance

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1951

Seller ID: 004883

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


417 pages; color illustrations by lithograph. Blue textured boards with gilt titles on the spine rubbed at the spine extremeties and along the joints; a few small bumps to the edges of the boards. The interior clean throughout, pages age-toned. Binding tight. View more info

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Noir

By: Coover, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Duckworth: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005038

ISBN: 1590202945

Condition: Fine


192 pages. Philip M. Noir, Private I is on the case. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, Loyal American Refugee - Written by Himself

By: Corncob, Jonathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1976

Edition: First U.S Edition

Seller ID: 002275

ISBN: 0-87923-184-x

Condition: Fine


120 pages; b&w illustrations. Anonymously written and originally published in London in 1787; this was it's first publication in the US. View more info

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The Pooh Perplex, A Freshman Casebook

By: Crews, Frederick C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc: 1963

Seller ID: 004798

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


150 pages; some small illustrations. An introduction to various forms of literary criticism and parody, too. Tight binding; clean throughout. The dustjacket had been damped; it sticks to the front board. View more info

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Blindness & Insight: Essays in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism

By: de Man, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005023

ISBN: 0195013468

Condition: Very Good


189 pages. A discussion of literary criticism through the analysis of certain critics' writings. Pages age-darkened around the margins; boards lightly spotted. Otherwise, clean throughout, pages flat; binding tight. View more info

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Don Juan in the Village

By: DeLynn, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005025

ISBN: 0394586913

Condition: Fine


240 pages. Sexual odyssey around the world. Clean throughout; tight binding; jacket lightly faded on the spine, edges nicked. View more info

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Young Irelanders, Stories

By: Donovan, Gerard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005041

ISBN: 1590200306

Condition: Fine


223 pages. Interrelated stories in contemporary Ireland. Clean throughout;tight binding. View more info

Image for Kanga Creek..An Australian Idyll..

Kanga Creek..An Australian Idyll..

By: Ellis, Havelock

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waltham Saint Lawrence/Berkshire, England, The Golden Cockerel Press: 1922

Seller ID: 000312

Condition: Very Good.


68 pages. yellow cloth backstrip, polished paper boards. Small chips to a corner and to the bottom of the paper title label on the spine not affecting text. Boards and backing irregularly darkened and lightly rubbed. Front pastedown endpaper with a small stamp-size rubbed scar and stain. View more info

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The First Romantics

By: Elwin, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000870

Condition: Good


280 pages. A collective biography of Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey. Contents clean and tight, nearly unblemished; boards are clean with gilt titles, one corner is lightly worn. Dustjacket is chipped along the edges and price-clipped. View more info

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English Traits

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston / Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1903

Seller ID: 004970

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


406 pages; 3 illustrated portraits. Land, Race, Manners, Truth, Wealth, Aristocracy, Universties, Religion, Character and more. Volume V of the Concord Edition, Complete Works. Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Essays (First Series)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston / Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1903

Seller ID: 004971

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


445 pages; 3 illustrations. Self-Reliance, Compensation, Love, Friendship, Heroism, Intellect and more. Volume II of the Concord Edition, Complete Works. Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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American Literature in Nineteenth Century England

By: Gohdes, Clarence

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press: 1944

Seller ID: 003996

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


191 pages. "... explains how so many American books got reprinted in England, describes the periodicals which gave space to works by Americans, and pays special attention to the extraordinary appeal of American humor to the Victorians." Clean, tight binding. View more info

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Chapters on Animals

By: Hamerton, Philip Gilbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1877

Seller ID: 005020

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


253 pages; 20 b&w illustrations by J. Veyrassat and Karl Bodmer, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Dogs, cats, horses, pigs, wolves, wild boar, cows, birds and more. An interesting dialogue, a mix of science, compassion and anecdote. The boards are attractively tooled with decoration and gilt titles. Text and illustrations are clean throughout; rear joint has been repaired; extremeties of the spine are worn; backstrip is brittle. View more info