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Maps #5

By: Zukofsky, Louis; Cox, Kenneth; Kenner, Hugh; Heller, Michael; Corman, Cid; Melnick, David; Meatyard, Ralph Eugene; Davenport, Guy; Mottram, Eric; Enslin, Theodore; Greene, Jonathan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lawhead Press, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2263768

ISBN: 2246150841

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 400 copies. Front corner creased, small ink number on spine base. 1973 Trade Paperback. [iii], 136, [1] pp. Strangely, the odd numbers appear on the verso, not the recto. A collection of essays about the works of the celebrated Modernist poet, including contributions by: Kenneth Cox; Hugh Kenner; Michael Heller; Cid Corman; David Melnick; Ralph Eugene Meatyard; Guy Davenport; Eric Mottram; Theodore Enslin; and Jonathan Greene. View more info

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The Life and Letters of Bishop McQuaid, Prefaced with the History of Catholic Rochester Before His Episcopate, Vol. I

By: Zwierlein, Frederick J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Art Print Shop: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275799

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, faint cup ring mark on front board, smudge on rear board. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 368 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Bernard John McQuaid (15 December 1823, in New York City – 18 January 1909, in Rochester, New York) was an American Catholic priest, the first Bishop of Rochester, U.S.A. and the first president of Seton Hall University. McQuaid Jesuit High School is named in his honor. View more info

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Jane Eyre (Pocket Editions of the Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters, Emily and Anne Bronte, Volume 1)

By: [Bronte, Charlotte]; Bell, Currer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272292

Condition: Good


Binding shaken, front hinge repaired, edges rubbed, spine leans forward slightly, small ink scribble on front endpaper, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. ix, 464 pp. 16mo. Green cloth spine, black title panel with gilt titles and rules, marbled boards. Engraved frontispiece of Gateshead Hall. Jane Eyre /??r/ (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smit... View more info

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All Things Alice: The Wit, Wisdom and Wonderland of Lewis Carroll

By: [Carroll, Lewis], Sunshine, Linda; Burstein, Mark; Shaner, Timothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Publishers: 2004

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2272358

ISBN: 1400054419

Condition: Fine


Fourth printing. A fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 352 pp. Welcome to Wonderland and the topsy-turvy world of Lewis Carroll, where nothing means quite what it seems and nobody might pass you on the street! Journey down the rabbit hole and through the looking-glass and enter into the mythical, magical imagination of Lewis Carroll and his beloved heroine, Alice. Editor Linda Sunshine, in her follow-up to the bestselling All Things Oz, has gathered together an incredible collec... View more info

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Lewis Carroll, Photographer

By: [Carroll, Lewis]; Gernsheim, Helmut

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover: 1969

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266153

ISBN: 0486223272

Condition: Very Good


1969 reissue of 1949 original. Ink name on page ridges blacked out, top corner of first blank torn, minor pencil marginalia. x, 127 pp. CONTENTS: The Progress of Photography in England; Lewis Carroll--Photographer; Lewis Carroll's Diary Entries; Plates; Notes on the Sitters and Plates; Chronology; Lewis Carroll's Photograph Albums; Distinguished Men and Women Photographed by Lewis Carroll; Bibliography; Lewis Carroll's Writings on Photography. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (/... View more info

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Agatha Christie: The Art of Her Crimes -- The Paintings of Tom Adams

By: [Christie, Agatha]; Adams, Tom; Symons, Julian; Fowles, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Everest House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275178

ISBN: 0896961443

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1981 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Have you ever been intrigued by a Tom Adams' cover on one of Agatha Christie's novels and wondered what lay behind it? Very often the clues to the mystery of the cover only become clearer as the mystery between the covers begins to unfold at the hands of the master of crime-writing, Dame Agatha Christie. And sometimes even then all the symbolism of the cover isn't clear. This book will provide the extra c... View more info

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Winston and Clementine: The Personal Letters of the Churchills

By: [Churchill, Winston and Clementine]; Soames, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2275637

ISBN: 0395963192

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. Sticker on rear endpaper. 1998 Hard Cover. xxv, 702 pp. Spanning the fifty-seven years of the Churchills' lives together, a collection of letters, edited by their only surviving child, offers an intimate portrait of a remarkable partnership and provides intriguing insights into the great social and political events of the twentieth century. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe [Pop-Up Book]

By: [Defoe, Daniel]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bancroft & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2272512

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, front wrapper creased, corners lightly dog-eared. Unpaginated. A retelling of the classic Robinson Crusoe with pop-up endpapers and color illustrations. View more info

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The Boys of Dickens Retold (Illustrated)

By: [Dickens, Charles]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers: 1920

Seller ID: 2208365

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, no publisher date (circa early 1900's), ink name on front endpaper, general light wear. 1920 Hard Cover. 139 pp. CONTENTS: Oliver Twist, Tiny Tim, David Copperfield and Little Em'ly, Paul Dombey, Jo, Steerforth and Traddles, Smike, Mrs. Larriper's Jemmy, Johnny and the Boofer Lady.KEYWORDS: CHARLES DICKENS LITERATURE CLASSICS CHILDREN VINTAGE View more info

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The Children of Dickens (Scribner Illustrated Classics for Younger Readers)

By: [Dickens, Charles]; Crothers, Samuel McChord

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284880

Condition: Very Good


1943 printing. Includes original jacket. Pencil gift note on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with 1/2 inch closed tear to corner. 1925 Hard Cover. vi, [2], 259, [1] pp. 8vo. Retellings of portions of books by Charles Dickens, featuring such memorable characters as Mr. Micawber, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, and the Jellyby family. Includes background information on the novels, and color plates by Jessie Willcox Smith. View more info

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Sherlock Holmes Illustrated

By: [Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan]; Hopwood, Clive

Price: $5.00

Publisher: World International Publishing Limited: 1981

Seller ID: 2276305

ISBN: 0723565996

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, sticker on front board, faint odor of smoke. 1981 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Presents six of Holmes's celebrated exploits, unabridged, together with a full-colour, strip cartoon version of his most famous case, The Hound of the Baskervilles. View more info

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Profile by Gaslight: An Irregular Reader about the Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

By: [Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan]; Smith, Edgar W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2276798

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. No jacket, very faint odor of smoke, spine very faintly toned. 1944 Hard Cover. xv, 312 pp. CONTENTS: Sherlock Holmes the Legend; Sherlock Holmes the Man; About Dr. Watson; The Baker Street Scene; The Baker Street Irregulars. View more info

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Emerson Year Book: Selections for Every Day in the Year from the Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

By: [Emerson, Ralph Waldo]; A.R.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1901

Seller ID: 2273752

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges and endpapers lightly foxed. 1901 Small Hard Cover. 157 pp. Selections for every day in the year from the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson. View more info

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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni, in Three Volumes

By: [Fiorentino], Ser Giovanni; Waters, W.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Privately Printed for Members of the Society of Bibliophiles: 1898

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272693

Condition: Near Fine


First English translation. Limited edition, #293 of 1000 sets. Spines toned. 1898 Hard Cover. Complete in three hardcover volumes. Grey cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. Translated into English from the original Italian by W.G. Waters. Illustrations by E.R. Hughes. A collection of fifty stories written by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino, the original title of which (Il Pecorone) translated as The Simpleton. Fiorentino wrote the stories in the 14th century (thou... View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man His Own Boswell

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1863209

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state. Minor loss from spine head, stationer's stamp on front flyleaf. 1858 Hard Cover. viii, 373 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decorations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose work... View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table [Every Man His Own Boswell] (Masterpieces of American Literature

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284246

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplate laid in. Minimal wear to spine bands and corners. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 280, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks, color frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by R.J. Holden. A collection of essays that originally appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, and are credited with... View more info

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The Odyssey of Homer

By: [Homer]; Palmer, George Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2282992

Condition: Good


Former school library copy - usual marks. No jacket, spine toned. 1929 Hard Cover. xxviii, 314 pp. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. A retelling of Homer's Odyssey. View more info

Image for L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

By: [Horace]; Fabrini, Giovanni [Francesco]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: In Venetia: Appresso Gio Battista, Marchio Sessa, & fratelli: 1573

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2128608

Condition: Fair


1573 second edition. Front board loose, 1 inch chip from spine base, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, ownership stamps and numerous handwritten names on front & rear flyleaf, minor tape repairs to front hinge, minimal marginalia. [vi], 389 ff. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. Elaborate printer's device depicting a cat between cherubs on title page. Collated and complete. A collection of poems by the Latin poet Horace, with commentary by Italian humanist Giovanni Fabrini. Fabrin... View more info

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The Works of Horace (Harper's Classical Library)

By: [Horace]; Smart, C.; Buckley, Theodore Alois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1860

Seller ID: 2208117

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, no publisher date (circa late 1800s), spine lightly toned, very small spot to page ridge. 1860 Hard Cover. xi, 325 pp. Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian). The rhetorician Quintilian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full ... View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: [Irving, Washington]; Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2285881

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1891 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Cream cloth spine over mint cloth boards, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, floral endpapers. Engraved title page by Copeland, frontispiece by Frank T. Merrill. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; ... View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Mirza-Mem'n

By: [Khayyam, Omar]; Mirza-mem'n (Zimmerman, John Stevens)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry Olendorf Shepard, Chicago: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1803576

Condition: Good


Second edition. No jacket. Front hinge loosening, ink name on front endpaper, spine faded. 1901 Hard Cover. 131 stanzas, unpaginated. A collection of verse, most of which has been paraphrased from McCarthy's prose translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Published pseudonymously under the name 'Mirza-Mem'n' - the author's real name was John Stevens Zimmerman. Engravings and decorative borders throughout. Purple cloth, gilt titles. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is the titl... View more info

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Manet and His Critics

By: [Manet]; Hamilton, George Heard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1974149

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Lightly toned and rubbed along edges. 1969 Trade Paperback. 360 pp. The Relation of Manet's Style to Nineteenth-century French Art, as Seen through the Reaction of his Contemporaries —the Public, the journalists, the professional critics--to his paintings. View more info

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Marxism and Literary Criticism

By: [Marx, Karl]; Eagleton, Terry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2260256

ISBN: 0520032438

Condition: Near Fine


Faint sticker remnant, name on front endpaper. 1976 Trade Paperback. Marxist literary criticism is becoming increasingly important in Europe as a whole, and interest in the subject is rapidly growing in this country. In this book, Dr. Eagleton analyses the major issues that the subject presents, discussing the writing of Marx and Engels themselves and the work of such critics as Plekhanov, Trotsky, Lenin, Lukacs, Goldmann, Caudwell, Benjamin and Brecht. They are seen fro... View more info

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The Essential Rilke

By: [Rilke, Rainer Maria]; Kinnell, Galway; Liebmann, Hannah

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2266412

ISBN: 0060956542

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. xviii, 157 pp. German poet Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) enjoys ever-increasing popularity. His Duino Elegies is considered on of the greatest long poems of the twentieth century. Yet translations from his native German have always presented challenges: the elusiveness of Rilke's imagery, the playful way he both distorts and subverts his own language, and the depth and complexity of his poetry make it difficult for translators t... View more info

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A Muriel Rukeyser Reader

By: [Rukeyser, Muriel]; Levi, Jan Heller; Rich, Adrienne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2264685

ISBN: 0393313239

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. A nice copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. xxiii, 294 pp. A Muriel Rukeyser Reader gathers a generous selection of poetry and prose spanning the forty-five years of Rukeyser's writing life. Bringing together works only sparsely anthologized or long out of print, this book is a resource for understanding the range, depth, and originality of this pioneering writer whom the poet Anne Sexton named Muriel, mother of everyone. View more info

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Chin P'ing Mei: The Adventurous History of His Men and his Six Wives

By: [Sheng, Lanling Xiaoxiao]; Waley, Arthur (Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1764166

Condition: Very Good


First one-volume edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed with a few tiny tears along edges. 1947 Hard Cover. xxii, 863 pp. 8vo. A Chinese novel dating to the Ming Dynasty, controversial for its brazen sexuality, and considered pornographic by some. Despite that fact, it is respected as an important work in the history of literature for its contributions to the development of the narrative art. View more info

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Kidnapped (Authorized Edition, 1600)

By: [Stevenson, Robert Louis]; Disney, Walt; Fannin, Cole

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2280203

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, a few pages dog-eared. 1960 Hard Cover. 212 pp. Adapted from the Walt Disney production of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure story. Illustrated by Si Vanderlaan. View more info

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The Strike at Shane's: A Prize Story of Indiana

By: [Stratton-Porter, Gene]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The American Humane Education Society: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2130423

Condition: Good


First edition. Possible variant state, differing from other 1893 editions we found in two ways: 1) does not include 10 pages of advertisements; 2) does not designate it as Gold Mine Series No. 2. 1 inch chip from corner of front wrapper, two tiny internal chips to front wrapper, light stain to top edge of front wrapper and first couple pages. 91 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. Thought published anonymously, this short novel has recently been attributed to Gene Str... View more info

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Plain or Ringlets? (Jorrocks Edition)

By: [Surtees, Robert Smith]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ltd.: 1926

Seller ID: 2260744

Condition: Near Fine


Light spot on front board, very faint stain along bottom edge of rear board. 1926 Hard Cover. x, 398 pp. Hand-colored frontispiece, woodcut plates and vignettes by John Leech. Robert Smith Surtees (17 May 1805 – 16 March 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R. S. Surtees. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family. View more info

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Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. by Lemuel Gulliver, with Copious Notes, and a Life of the Author [Gulliver's Travels] [with] The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

By: [Swift, Jonathan; Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Taylor, W.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 2266424

Condition: Good


Internal tear to front joint repaired, hinges repaired, pages toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 360; 122, [2] pp. 8vo. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, bound together with The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Both are narratives of fictional characters, written in the first person as if they were real travelogues. The travel begins with a short preamble in which Lemuel Gulliver gives a brief outline of his life and history before his voyages. During his... View more info