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Image for The Empire Club of Canada - Addresses 1972-1973

The Empire Club of Canada - Addresses 1972-1973

By: Empire Club of Canada

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, The Empire Club Foundation: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 607472

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Book in very nice condition - head and tail of spine and corners bumped, bump on lower edge back cover, tiny hole in front joint near lower edge otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Thirty speeches. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 494 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: 607472. Hardcover View more info

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Descifremos el Codigo Da Vanci

By: Garlow, James L.; Jones, Peter

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Miami, FL, Editorial Unilit: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105191

ISBN: 0789913534

Condition: As New


Text entirely in Spanish. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 253 pp. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Non-English Language::Spanish; ISBN: 0789913534. ISBN/EAN: 9780789913531. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 105191. Paperback View more info

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From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations About Country Life in Texas

By: Graves, John

Price: $57.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 610133

ISBN: 0394512383

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 228 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Rear hinge is cracked. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. One small chip near the "J" in "John" on the front cover. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Minimal shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Farming & Rural Life. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0394512383. ISBN/EAN: 9780394512389. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 61013... View more info

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Barbarous Barbers and Other Stories

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $128.25

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Hokuseido Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001680

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust Jacket is in good condition, but has been neatly removed and is folded and stored inside the front cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 319 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Cover has no significant flaws. 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: 001680. Hardcover View more info

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Literary Essays

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Hokuseido Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001681

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust Jacket is in good condition, but has been neatly removed and is folded and stored inside the front cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 205 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Cover has no significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001681. Hardcover View more info

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Exotics and Retrospectives

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $285.00

Publisher: London, England, Sampson Low, Marston, & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001682

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust Jacket is in good condition, but has been neatly removed and is folded and stored inside the front cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 299 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Previous owner's inscription and bookplate on endpapers. Deckled edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt in good condition. Cover has no significant flaws. 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: 001682. Hardcover View more info

Image for All Contraries Confounded: The Lyrical Fiction of Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes, & Marguerite Duras

All Contraries Confounded: The Lyrical Fiction of Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes, & Marguerite Duras

By: Kaivola, Karen

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608518

ISBN: 0877453241

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, light shelf and edge wear, otherwise appears new. Resistance and contradition - a new theory. Size: 9x6x.5 inches. 176 pages, index, bibliography, notes. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Women & Feminism. ISBN: 0877453241. ISBN/EAN: 9780877453246. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 608518. Paperback View more info

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Milton and Sex

By: Le Comte, Edward

Price: $6.89

Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400085

ISBN: 0231043406

Condition: Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 154 pp. Text contains minor marks and annotations. One creased corner. Ex-library with usual markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0231043406. ISBN/EAN: 9780231043403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400085. Hardcover View more info

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Adventures with a Texas Humanist

By: Lee, James Ward

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Ft. Worth, TX, TCU Press: 2004

Seller ID: 108555

ISBN: 0875652883

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 284 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket has no significant flaws. Ex-library with minimal markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0875652883. ISBN/EAN: 9780875652887. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 108555. Hardcover View more info

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The Trouble Begins at Eight: Mark Twain's Lecture Tours

By: Lorch, Fred W.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, Iowa State University Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 605594

ISBN: 0813817099

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Dust jacket has very light shelf and edge wear only. Mark Twain's success as a celebrated American and world humorist can be traced to his lecture career. Illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 375 pages, index, notes, bibliography. Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine lightly bumped, otherwise fine. No interior marks noted. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0813817099. ISBN/EAN: 9780813817095. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 605594. Hardco... View more info

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Soul and Form

By: Lukacs, Georg; Anna Bostock (translator)

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 1980

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 605128

ISBN: 0262620340

Condition: Very Good Condition


A combination of philosophy and literary criticism presents the author's abiding themes: the idea of totality, the nature of form, the role of essayist and critics, and the significance of gesture. At issue: existentialism, phenomenology and profound cultural malaise. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 176 pages, sources and references. Book in very nice condition - light shelf and edge wear; pages clean, no interior marks. Very nice actually - just not fresh looking, a little shop worn. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; I... View more info

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Malory's Originality: A Critical Study of Le Morte Darthur (Johns Hopkins University Press Reprints)

By: Lumiansky, R. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Arno Press: 1979

Seller ID: 105397

ISBN: 0405106122

Condition: Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 287 pp. Text contains minor marks and annotations. Ex-library with usual markings. Corners are lightly bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0405106122. ISBN/EAN: 9780405106125. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 105397. Hardcover View more info

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Sartre: a Study

By: Masters, Brian

Price: $7.60

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1974

Seller ID: 106140

ISBN: 0874714966

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 82 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage, other than spine which is faded by sun exposure. Ex-library with usual markings. DJ is protected in a mylar cover, but that cover does have some tears. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0874714966. ISBN/EAN: 9780874714968. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 106140. Hardcover View more info

Image for Americanisms and Briticisms with Other Essays on Other Isms

Americanisms and Briticisms with Other Essays on Other Isms

By: Matthews, Brander

Price: $24.70

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103320

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


190pp; Dark green boards with extensive gilt decoration and lettering; Some bumping to corners and spine caps; Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean; Bookplate on front inside cover; Owner's inscription on fep dated "Jan'y 5th, 1893"; Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 103320. Hardcover View more info

Image for Patchen: Man of Anger & Light and A Letter to God

Patchen: Man of Anger & Light and A Letter to God

By: Miller, Henry; Kenneth Patchen

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Padell: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 605301

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Book in good+ condition - edge wear and rubs, stapled book with paper/cover beginning to darken; bump to top of spine, top edge darkened, long open edge has nibbles/cuts, corners worn. Previous owner's name neatly inked on title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 32 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 605301. Paperback View more info

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Achievement of William Styron, The

By: Morris, Robert K.; Malin, Irving (Editors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400048

ISBN: 0820303518

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 280 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Has some creased corners. Ex-library with minimal markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0820303518. ISBN/EAN: 9780820303512. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400048. Hardcover View more info

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Raymond Chandler: A Literary Reference

By: Moss, Robert F. (Editor)

Price: $10.45

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 605152

ISBN: 0786711795

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A fun format - personal photos, reproductions of manuscript pages, letters, print ads, movie promotions, dust jackets and paperback covers. Chandler's career from early pulp fiction to the classic detective novels, to his screenplays. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 345 pages, index, for further reading. Book in excellent condition - lightest shelf and edge wear only, no interior marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0786711795. ISBN/EAN: 9780786711796. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon... View more info

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Studies in the American Renaissance - 1992

By: Myerson, Joel

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Charlottesvlle, VA, University Press of Virginia: 1992

Seller ID: 108713

ISBN: 0813913896

Condition: Fine Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 350 pp. Pages are tight and clean. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0813913896. ISBN/EAN: 9780813913896. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 108713. Hardcover View more info

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Rolling Stone Visits Saturday Night Live

By: Partridge, Marianne

Price: $7.13

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Dolphin Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 601442

ISBN: 038515674X

Condition: Very Good


An early look at Saturday Night Live's original cast. Essays on Gilda, Bill Murray, Jane Curtain, Garrett Morris, John Belushi, Dan Aykrod and Lorraine Newman. Black and white photos. 191 pages. Cover has two short tears, rubs, edge wear, old scotch tape at base of spine. First page top corner is clipped, otherwise interior is clean. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 038515674X. ISBN/EAN: 9780385156745. Pictures of this item not already displayed here availab... View more info

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The American Animated Cartoon: A Critical Anthology

By: Peary, Danny; Gerald Peary (editors)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1980

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 605398

ISBN: 0525476393

Condition: Very Good Condition


Book in very nice condition - light spine crease, reading crease along spine on front cover, short corner crease on front and back cover, highlighting and underlining in "Robert McKimson Interviewed" chapter only. No other interior marks. 37 essays covering major studios and trends. Chapter bibliographies, b&w photographs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 309 pages, index, general bibliography. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Comics & Graphic Novels; United States; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0525476393. ISBN/EAN: 9780525476399. Pictu... View more info