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Letters from a Father to His Son on Various Subjects, Relative to Literature and the Conduct of Life, Written in the Years 1792 and 1793

By: Aikin, J.

Price: $142.50

Publisher: London, England, Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard: 1796

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 001529

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 348 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Has some creased corners. Moderate shelfwear to the cover, but it is actually in great shape for its age. Title block on spine fully intact and still bright. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; Philosophy. Pictures of ... View more info

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Jack and Jill

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, USA, M. A. Donohue & Co.: No date

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 602538

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Undated book, but first gift inscription is dated 1939. 252 pages, red cloth over boards, black titles and decorations; yellow and brown endpapers show literary characters such as Robinson Crusoe, King Arthur, etc, indicating this is one of a series of classics. Color plate. Book in very nice condition--head and tail of spine bumped, upper and lower corners of cover rubbed through to boards, previously priced at 75 cents which has a line through it, with .50 written b... View more info

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Jack and Jill

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Companion Library Edition

Seller ID: 603972

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Book in excellent condition--head and tail of spine bumped, Dec. 25th, 1950 gift inscribed top of first page, top and long edges dusty looking; evidence old liquid stain top of back cover. Dust jacket has chips missing, short tears, edge wear, evidence old liquid stain top of back cover--in new archival brodart. Jack Minot and Jill Pecq are friends, and inseparable until a sledding accident sends Jill to bed to convalesce for almost a year. How Jill enjoys all her fri... View more info

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Lafcadio Hearn, an Appreciation

By: Ball, Charles E.

Price: $237.50

Publisher: Westminster, Australia, Caxton Book Shop: 1926

Seller ID: 001667

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


This is a lecture delivered before La Societe Internationale de Philologie Sciences et Beaux Arts on 11th May, 1926. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 12 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Cover is sunned and shows wear around the edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Literature & Literary; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001667. Paperback View more info

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Life-Writings of British Women 1660-1850: An Anthology

By: Barros, Carolyn A.; Smith, Johanna M. (Editors)

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Northeastern University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111459

ISBN: 1555534325

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This copy has one small ink mark on the edge and one on the cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 418 pp. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 1555534325. ISBN/EAN: 9781555534325. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 111459. Hardcover View more info

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Life-Writings of British Women 1660-1850: An Anthology

By: Barros, Carolyn A.; Smith, Johanna M. (Editors)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Northeastern University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111460

ISBN: 1555534325

Condition: As New


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 418 pp. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 1555534325. ISBN/EAN: 9781555534325. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 111460. Hardcover View more info

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Sanders Reader, The

By: Bell, Alexander Graham

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf: 1969

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 001539

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fine Condition


Copy # 18 of 1000. Beautiful tipped-in color illustrations. Housed in Fine slipcase. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. Pages are tight and clean. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001539. Hardcover 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

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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

The Good Earth - Oprah Book Club edition

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New York, Washington Square Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 609118

ISBN: 0743272935

Condition: As New


New book in slightly shop-worn condition. No interior marks. A novel of the ordinary people of China--a farmer, Wang Lung, and his wife O-lan--when the last emperor reigned and the upheavals (political and social) were only distant rumblings. This book won the Pulitzer Prize. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 357 pags + reading group guide. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Literature & Literary; China; ISBN: 0743272935. ISBN/E... View more info

Invisible Man (Collector's Edition)

By: Ellison, Ralph

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1999

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 603425

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine


Easton Press Collector's Edition in excellent condition--single flaw is scant quarter inch white paint on top edge head of spine, otherwise fine--digital photo on request. Book appears unopened. Bookmark has original folds. Full leather-- deep crimson-brown--with raised bands on spine; gilt decorations, titles and page edges; moire satin end papers, sewn-in satin bookmark. Easton Press' Collector's Notes loosely laid in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. I... View more info

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Edith Wharton's Inner Circle

By: Goodman, Susan

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608888

ISBN: 0292727712

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, covers slightly splayed, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Dust jacket light shelf and edge wear only - a very handsome copy. Also known as "The Happy Few," Wharton's inner circle of friends included Henry James, Percy Lubbock and Bernard Berenson. Also examined: the groups relationship to and competition with the Bloomsbury Group. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 165 pages, index, bib... View more info

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Texas Literary Tradition - Fiction, Folklore, History

By: Graham, Don; Lee, James W.; Pilkington, William T.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1983

Seller ID: 110693

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 238 pp. There is writing on the back cover, and one page has highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Minimal shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 110693. Paperback View more info

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To Bliss Carman, on the Anniversary of His Nativity, Born Anno Domini One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-One, the Fifteenth Day of April: A Little Anthology by Four Admirers who Dwell in the Canadian Homeland

By: Hathaway, R. H.; Logan, J. D.; Mactavish, Newton; Hathaway, E. J.

Price: $166.25

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Privately Printed: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001408

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Special tribute to Carman by these four individuals. Special edition, limited to 100 copies, of which this is # 56. Signed by each of the four contributors, but this copy also has a personalized gift inscription from R. H. Hathaway, dated November, 1917. This copy came from a library, but there are no library markings on the book itself. It was sewn into an outer binding (stiff boards), and there are two library markings on that outer cover. Light shelfwear to the b... View more info

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Complete Lectures On Poets by Lafcadio Hearn

By: Hearn, Lafcadio; Tanabe, Ryuji - Ochiai, Teisaburo - Nishizaki, Ichiro (Editors)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Hokuseido Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001672

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 841 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Spine is cracked and binding is loose, but intact. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Minimal shelfwear to the cover. Endpapers are browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Poetry; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001672. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover View more info

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Literary Horizons : A Quarter Century of American Fiction

By: Hicks, Granville

Price: $7.60

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1972

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 600212

ISBN: 0814733549

Condition: Near Fine


290 pages. Book in excellent condition with minor wear only. Tail of spine and corners lightly bumped, previous owner's name in ink on the first page, small mark on top edge which is also dusty. Book reviews of the greats in modern American fiction. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; Fiction. ISBN: 0814733549. ISBN/EAN: 9780814733547. Pictures of this item not... View more info

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Over the Teacups

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $9.79

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1892

Seller ID: 101572

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


319pp; Riverside edition; Volume IV of "The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes in Thirteen Volumes" series; Red boards with a pastedown title box on the spine; Over half of the title box is gone, and some discoloration on the cover; Corners are bumped and spine caps are fraying; Inside, the book is great; Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean; There is a great portrait of Holmes protected by tissue paper prior to the title page; There is an owner's i... View more info

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Brave New World

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $5.70

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Perennial: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 609060

ISBN: 0060929871

Condition: Good+


Book in nice condition - no interior marks noted, exterior has moderate wear including creases, bumps, short tear at back cover/spine joint. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers - a utopian future where humans are genetically bred and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively serve a ruling order. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 268 pages . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Literature... View more info

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El Artista Adolescente

By: Joyce, James

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, Biblioteca Nueva: 1971

Edition: Spanish Edition

Seller ID: 604663

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


251 pages. Spanish language edition in very nice condition - light shelf and edge wear, open edges lightly soiled looking, label remains top of first page; back cover slightly canted over front cover. No interior marks. This is the story of Stephen Dedalus, a baby when we first meet him. He is Irish Catholic--both of which states cause him untold grief and deepest solace. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in Spanish. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped ... View more info

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Historie Literatury Ceske

By: Jungmanna, Josefa

Price: $142.50

Publisher: Prague, Czechoslovakia, Riwnace: 1849

Seller ID: 001345

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Beautiful binding with minor wear along the spine caps. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 771 pp. Text is in Czech. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Heavy foxing throughout. Light shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; Non-English Language::Czech; Czech Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. ... View more info

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Baedae (Bede) Opera Historica (2 Volume Set)

By: King, J. E.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1954

Seller ID: 107092

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 16mo - over 5 3/4" - 6 3/4" tall. 1022 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Spine is damaged, but has been neatly repaired with tape. Ex-library with usual markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Literature & Literary; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 107092. Hardcover View more info