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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

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Lost in the Cosmos : The Last Self-Help Book

By: Percy, Walker

Price: $6.18

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 600941

ISBN: 0374523460

Condition: Near Fine


How you can survive in the Cosmos, about which you know more and more while knowing less and less about yourself, this despite 10,000 self-help books, 100,000 psychotherapists, and 100 million fundamentalist Christians? Walker Percy's second nonficiton book is provocative, funny, infuriating, and engaging. Book in excellent condition--lightest shelf wear, no interior marks. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Self Help & Motivation; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0374523460. ISBN/EAN: 9780374523466. Pictures of this item not already displayed her... View more info

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Reconsidering the Bluestockings

By: Pohl, Nicole; Betty A. Schellenberg (editors)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 605922

ISBN: 0873282027

Condition: Very Good Condition


Book in very nice condition - light shelf and edge wear, store stamp on bottom edge, nine bibliographic entries are highlighted, otherwise no interior marks noted. The role of Bluestockings and their doctrine of "rational conversation" in life (Religion, Politics, Business) and literature. Includes a twenty page bibliography. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 294 pages, index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0873282027. ISBN/EAN: 9780873282024. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon r... View more info

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Of Snakes and Sex and Playing in the Rain: Random Thoughts on Harmful Things

By: Reynolds, Clay

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Conroe, TX, Stone River Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 104393

ISBN: 097287755X

Condition: Fine Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 192 pp. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Signed by Author. ISBN: 097287755X. ISBN/EAN: 9780972877558. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 104393. Paperback View more info

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Taking Stock: A Larry McMurtry Casebook

By: Reynolds, Clay (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 607420

ISBN: 0870742612

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Forty-seven essays on the Texan author and his works. Bibliography. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 450 pages, bibliography. Book in excellent condition - light shelf and edge wear only; no interior marks noted. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Texas; Modern; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 0870742612. ISBN/EAN: 9780870742613. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 607420. Paperback View more info

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Mexico's Ruins: Juan García Ponce and the Writing of Modernity

By: Rodríguez-Hernández, Raúl

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Albany, New York, State University of New York Press: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 604908

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: New


The arts, literature, and architecture of twentieth-century Mexico are all examined in this cross-cultural and interdisciplinary book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 217 pages, index, works cited, notes. New book in inventory - no flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780791469446. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 604908. Paperback View more info

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Concept of Platonic Love in the Coterie of Mrs. Katherine Philips, "The Matchless Orinda"

By: Ross, Jewel Price

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Self published: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104697

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


This was a dissertation presented to the faculty of the Graduate School of Howard University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 83 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Corners are bumped and rounded. 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: 104697. Hardcover View more info

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Chaucer Yearbook Vol. 2 (1995) : A Journal of Late Medieval Studies (Chaucer Yearbook Ser.)

By: Salda, Michael N. (editor); Jost, Jean E. (editor)

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Rochester, NY, U.S.A., Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 600502

ISBN: 0859914658

Condition: Near Fine


218 pages. Book in excellent condition--five tinyl white smudges on front, otherwise minimal shelf wear.This copy is a contributor's copy--note enclosed from Boydell & Brewer Ltd. Eight essayes, thriteen reviews on Chaucer and his works. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Single volume only of set or series. Item Type: Journal. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0859914658. ISBN/EAN: 9780859914659. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. In... View more info

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Preface to Lawrence, A

By: Salgado, Gamini

Price: $8.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Longman: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400090

ISBN: 0582352754

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 180 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Ex-library with usual markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0582352754. ISBN/EAN: 9780582352759. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400090. Hardcover View more info

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Dryden: A Collection of Critical Essays

By: Schilling, Bernard N.

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1963

Seller ID: 400209

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 185 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, but is lightly sunned with a little wear along the spine. Ex-library with usual markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. 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: 400209. Hardcover View more info

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Willa Cather and Her Critics

By: Schroeter, James Marvin

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 107718

ISBN: 0801403723

Condition: Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 392 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Front hinge is cracked. Ex-library with usual markings. Corners are bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0801403723. ISBN/EAN: 9780801403729. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 107718. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover View more info

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Melville

By: Stone, Geoffrey

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New York, NY, Octagon Books: 1976

Seller ID: 400093

ISBN: 0374976325

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 336 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Ex-library with usual markings. Bumped and rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0374976325. ISBN/EAN: 9780374976323. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400093. Hardcover View more info

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The Reign of Wonder: Naivety and Reality in American Literature

By: Tanner, Tony

Price: $31.35

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 604848

ISBN: 0521291984

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The adopted attitude towards reality and experience in American literature tends to be one of wonder and a cultivated naivety, rather than on of analysis and judgment. Considered: the Transcendentalists, Mark Twain, Gertrude Stein, Sherwood Anderson and Hemingway, and finally, Henry James. This is the First Paperback Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 388 pages, index, references. Book in excellent condition - dark smudge top edge near spine,very light short corner creases front and back cover, light shelf and edge wear. No interior marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped We... View more info

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Hemingway's In Our Time: Lyrical Dimensions

By: Tetlow, Wendolyn E.

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Bucknell University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608290

ISBN: 0838752195

Condition: New


New book in publisher's shrinkwrap. Excellent condition. Hemingway's first collection of short stories is examined for its lyrical components. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 158 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Literature & Literary; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0838752195. ISBN/EAN: 9780838752197. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 608290. Hardcover View more info

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Anticourt Drama in England 1603-1642

By: Tricomi, Albert A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, University Press of Virginia: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 607873

ISBN: 0813912008

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, head and tail of spine lightly bumped, head of spine slightly sun-faded for an inch, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only - a very handsome copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 235 pages, index, notes, abbreviations and short titles. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Theatre & Plays; Britain/UK; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0813912008. ISBN/EAN: 9780813912004. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 607873. Hardco... View more info

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The Princeton University Library Chronicle: Moby Dick 1851 - 1951 (Volume XIII, Number 2, Winter 1952)

By: Wainwright, Alexander D. (editor)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 606129

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good+ Condition


Exterior in poor condition, interior in very good condition. Front cover torn from spine about 1/3 of the way down from the top. Cover made from light pasteboard - very sun faded on spine and edges, with cracks, creases, missing chips. Previous owner's name inside front cover, First page sun darkened with drop of ?coffee? on top edge. Last page has inked notation by previous owner. Contents: In Nomine Diaboli - An Address delivered at Princeton University on the Centennial of the American Publication of Moby-Dick by Henry A. Murray, with introduction by Maurice Kelley. (pps 47-62.) Moby-... View more info

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Gathering of the Forces, The (Two Volume Set)

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $114.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1920

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 103357

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


272pp (Vol 1) + 394pp (Vol 2); This is a limited letterpress edition, issued as one of 1250 sets, each in two volumes and issued in the Autumn of 1920. It includes editorials, essays, literary and dramatic reviews and other material written by Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1846 and 1847. Edited by Cleveland Rodgers and John Black with a foreword and a sketch of Whtman's life and work during two unknown years; Illustrations in photogravure; Olive boards; Spines have yellowed somewhat, but there is little shelfwear at all to the covers; Pages are yellowed, but are tight... View more info