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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil, with Notes and Glossorial Index By W. Aldis Wright

By: Bacon, Francis; Wright, Aldis W.

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Macmillan and Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 103162


464pp; Green boards with gilt lettering and decoration; Part of the Golden Treasury Series; Stated "Second thousand"; Corners are bumped and chipped; Spine caps are worn; Pages are tanned; Pages up to Table of Contents are detached, but all appear to be present; Owner's inscription on logo page; Dried flower on page 185; Some spotting and soiling throughout; Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds.... View more info

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Ayn Rand (Twayne's United States Authors Series)

By: Baker, James T.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, G.K. Hall & Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 605793


Book in excellent condition - lightest shelf and edge wear only. Dust jacket is in very nice condition with sun faded spine, short tears, chips and one very small hole near top of spine (and remarkably, none of this damage has been transferred to the book itself!) Author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, Rand founded the philosophical movement known as Objectivism. Her life and work including a balanced survey of the sharply divided responses to her work - both... View more info

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Virginia Woolf and the Androgynous Vision

By: Bazin, Nancy Topping

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 606333


Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine and lower corners bumped, tiny bump lower edge front cover, long open edge slightly soiled looking, small liquid mark top edge, original store label inside back cover. No interior marks noted. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 251 pages, index, bibliography. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0813507359. ISBN/EAN: 9780813507354. Pictures of thi... View more info

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Hauptfakta Aus Der Geschichte Der Deutschen Litteratur: A Short History of the Poetical Literature of Germany from the Oldest Times to the Present with Notes Indicating Further Lines of Research (For School and Home)

By: Bernhardt, Wilhelm

Price: $39.90

Publisher: New York, NY, American Book Company: 1892

Seller ID: 104373


Core text pages are in German. Preface is in English. Pages are yellowed. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 99 pp. Text contains minor marks and annotations. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Light spotting on the cover. Corners are bumped and rounded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Non-English Language::German; Pictures of this item not... View more info

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Toni Morrison's Beloved (Bloom's Notes)

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Broomall, PA, Chelsea House Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400185


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 76 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Ex-library with usual markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0791045161. ISBN/EAN: 9780791045169. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400185. Hardcover View more info

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Preface to James Joyce, A

By: Bolt, Sydney

Price: $6.18

Publisher: London, England, Longman Group Limited: 1981

Seller ID: 107450


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 202 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Moderate shelfwear to the cover. Ex-library with usual markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0582351952. ISBN/EAN: 9780582351950. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 107450. Paperback View more info

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The Middle English Miracles of the Virgin

By: Boyd, Beverly

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, The Huntington Libraray: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608130


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, head and tail of spine lightly bumped, small square with W or M stamped inside square on bottom edge, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only. Dust jacket has fared less well - spine tanned with evidence old liquid spray (no effect on book!), stains, tan lines, rubs, short tears, price clipped corner - not pretty but it has been doing its job. Sixteen representative tales. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall... View more info

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The Atlas of Literature

By: Bradbury, Malcolm (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Twickenham, UK, Tiger Books: 1998

Seller ID: 102288


352pp; This book explores the fascinating connection between writers and place. This ambitious and exciting book focuses on writers and works that are intimately bound up with a place and a time, capturing a town, a city, a region, in its literary heyday. Through more than 80 essays, the Atlas looks at scores of cities, regions and countries all over the world that have been immortalized in literature through their association with writers who lived there. Maps are a... View more info

A Library of the World's Best Orations, Vol. 5

By: Brewer, David J. (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Ferd. P. Kaiser: 1900

Seller ID: 000042


Home and School Library Edition; Vol. 5 of 10; Danton to Emerson; 2028pp; Browning of pages with some foxing; Owner inscription on front end page; Cover shows substantial shelf wear, with rubbed edges and discoloration throughout the cover; Size: 8vo - over 7>" - 9>" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000042. Hardco... View more info

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Fulfillment, The

By: Bryant, James McKinley

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, Self Published: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 103143


Approximately 30 pages; Thoughts from noted author James McKinley Bryant in various forms; Very difficult to find; Great condition with no significant flaws; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 103143. Paperback View more info

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Essays Old and New

By: Bryant, Margaret M.

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New York, NY, F. S. Crofts & Co.: 1941

Seller ID: 110692


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 417 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Light shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 110692. Hardcover View more info

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You Must Remember This

By: Clark, Lloyd

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Surprise, AZ, LC Enterprises: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 104606


A collection of column by Lloyd Clark published in the Daily News-Sun of Sun City, Arizona. Personal inscription by the author on the front endpaper to "one of the foremost among the teachers to whom this book is dedicated". Signed and dated Aug 12, 1999. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 132 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket is fully intact, but has small holes or chips down flap edges and other signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corn... View more info

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Gentle Reader, The

By: Crothers, Samuel McChord

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1903

Seller ID: 105353


Brown leatherette binding with gilt lettering. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 321 pp. Top edge gilt in good condition. Corners are bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 105353. Hardcover View more info

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Tennessee Studies in Literature, Volume XIV

By: Davis, Richard Beale; Kenneth L. Knickerbocker (editors)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Knoxville, Tennessee, university of California Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 606916


Complimentary copy in excellent condition - evidence old coffee spill on bottom edge, lower edge front cover and first two pages slightly worn, light pressure marks on long open edge, short corner crease, no interior marks noted. Thirteen essays from Agee to Shakespeare. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available ... View more info

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Fantasias y Realidades Del Viaje a Madrid de la Condesa D'Aulnoy (Criticado Historicamente)

By: De Maura, El Duque; Gonzalez-Amezua, Agustin

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, Saturnino Calleja: No date

Seller ID: 105689


No publication date given, but it's most likely in the early 1900's. Text entirely in Spanish. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Moderately foxed throughout. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Cover is very worn around the edges, with a chip out at the base of the spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Non-English Language::Spanish; Pictures of... View more info

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Most Material Parts of Blackstone's Commentaries Reduced to Questions and Answers, The

By: Devereux, John C.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Baker, Voorhis, & Co: 1891

Seller ID: 001246


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 392 pp. Pages are browned, but are tight and clean. Front hinge is cracked. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001246. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover View more info

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Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest, Revised and Englarged in Both Knowledge and Wisdom

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1974

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 603394


222 pages, index, illustrated. Book in very nice condition--light shelf and edge wear, including two partial coffee cup rings on back cover--I sense Dobie would approve. No interior marks. This is a bibliography of all things southwestern, divided into categories--Indian cultures, Spanish-Mexican strains, Flavor of France, Backwoods Life and Humor, Early Settlers, Fighting Texians, Texas Rangers, Women Pioneers, Circuit Riders and Missionaries, Lawyers, Politicians, ... View more info

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Three writers in exile : Pound, Eliot & Joyce

By: Eder, Doris L.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Troy, NY, Whitston Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400351


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 108 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Ex-library with usual markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0878752927. ISBN/EAN: 9780878752928. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400351. Hardcover View more info

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The Empire Club of Canada - Addresses 1970-1971

By: Empire Club of Canada

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, The Empire Club Foundation: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 607470


Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine bumped, corners lightly bumped, previous owner's name and date inked top of the first page, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Thirty-one speeches including one by Cpt. James Lovell, on the Apollo XII mission. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 456 pp. Single volume of set or series. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Groups, Clubs & Associations; Canada; 1970s; Essays & ... View more info

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The Empire Club of Canada - Addresses 1971-1972

By: Empire Club of Canada

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, The Empire Club Foundation: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 607471


Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine and corners bumped, light stray stains on spine, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Thirty speeches. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 472 pp. Single volume of set or series. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Groups, Clubs & Associations; Canada; 1970s; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60... View more info