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Irish Identity and the Literary Revival: Synge, Yeats, Joyce and O'Casey

By: Watson, G.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2261581

ISBN: 0813208106

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers faintly rubbed. 1994 Trade Paperback. Hailed by critics as indispensable and splendidly readable, Irish Identity and the Literary Revival illuminates the art of four of Ireland's greatest writers through a detailed examination of their works in the context of a single main theme: each writer's attempt to grapple with, or define, the nature or meaning of Irish cultural and political identity. This vexed question of identity is an obsessive concern for each of the four, permeating the content, form, and style of their major works. Rather than use the literature reductively, G. J. Watson... View more info

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The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, Volume III [3], October 1894

By: Watson, William; Grahame, Kenneth; Symons, Arthur; D'Arcy, Ella; de Heredia, Jose Maria; Clerke, Ellen M.; Harland, Henry; Marzials, Theo; Dowson, Ernest; Wratislaw, Theodore; Moore, Arthur; Custance, Olive; Johnson, Lionel; Macdonnell, Annie; C. S.; Hop

Price: $150.00

Publisher: John Lane / Copeland & Day: 1894

Seller ID: 2291920

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned. 1894 Hard Cover. 279, 6, [2 ]14 pp. Yellow boards. Includes four drawings by Aubrey Beardsley: Portrait of Himself; Lady Gold's Escort; The Wagneries; La Dame aux Camelias. Authors include Kenneth Grahame, Arthur Moore and others. View more info

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The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, Volume XII [12], January 1897

By: Watson, William; James, Henry; Dowie, Menie Muriel; Harland, Henry; Nesbit, E.; Makower, Stanely V.; Milman, Lena; Grahame, Kenneth; Sharp, Evelyn; Swettenham, Frank Athelstane; Sickert, Oswald; Balfour, Marie Clothilde; Garnett, Richard; de Coutans, Ren

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John Lane / Copeland & Day: 1897

Seller ID: 2291925

Condition: Good


Spine lightly toned, a few small tears to spine head, a few minor chips to spine base. 1897 Hard Cover. 344, 12 pp. Yellow boards. A collection of British literature. View more info

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The Literary Souvenir

By: Watts, Alaric A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman: 1833

Seller ID: 2196468

Condition: Fair


Rear board loose from binding, endpapers stained, pages toned. 1833 Hard Cover. xiv, 306 pp. A collection of poetry and other literary works by William Wordsworth and other English writers. View more info

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The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269979

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Pages faintly toned. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A short satirical novel by Evelyn Waugh about the funeral business in Los Angeles, the British expatriate community in Hollywood, and the film industry. View more info

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A Handful of Dust

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275754

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Lacks jacket. Spine faded, portion of jacket and small sticker on front endpaper. 1934 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 308 pp. 8vo. A satirical novel by the author of Decline and Fall, Brideshead Revisited, and Sword of Honour. View more info

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Men at Arms: A Novel (Sword of Honour Series, Book 1) [Honor]

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2290337

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Multiple small chips to jacket edges, jacket spine base chipped which partially obscures publisher name, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 342 pp. Men at Arms is a 1952 novel by the British novelist Evelyn Waugh. Men at Arms is the first novel in Waugh's Sword of Honour series, the author's look at the Second World War. The novels loosely parallel Waugh's wartime experiences. The protagonist is Guy Crouchback, heir of a declining aristocratic English Roman Catholic family. Guy has spent his thirties at the family vi... View more info

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The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202895

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Stain to front endpaper, ink name and address to front paste-down endpaper.Two inch tear to top edge of jacket rear, jacket edges rubbed, jacket toned. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 164 pp. The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (1948) is a short satirical novel by Evelyn Waugh about the funeral business in Los Angeles, the British expatriate community in Hollywood, and the film industry. - WikipediaA purely fanciful tale, a little nightmare produced by the unaccustomed high living of a brief visit to Hollywood. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Iroquoian Literature, Partially Annotated (New York State Museum of Science Center Bulletin Number 411, December 1969)

By: Weinman, Paul L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1969

Seller ID: 2289201

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly creased and faintly toned, a few pages lightly dog-eared. 1969 Soft Cover. ix, 254 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Archaeology; Bibliography; Biography; Ceremonialism and Religion; Contemporary Movements; Folklore and Mythology; General Ethnology and History; Geographic Place Names; Herbalism, Foods, Medicinal Lore, Tobacco; History and Culture Contacts: Dutch, English, and American, French and Canadian, State and Federal Relations, Twentieth Century Acculturation and Conservatism; Language; Material Culture, Art, and Games; Physical Anthropology; Social and Political. View more info

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Quarterly Review of Literature: Poetry Series IX, Volumes XXVIII-XXIX

By: Weiss, T. & R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quarterly Review of Literature: 1989

Seller ID: 2269186

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. 71, 70, 61, 66 pp. Authors and contents include: Reg Saner: Red Letters; Jeanne McGahey: Homecoming with Reflections: Collected Poems; Jarold Ramsey: Hand-Shadows; Craig Powell: The Ocean Remembers It Is Visible: Poems, 1966-1989. View more info

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Letters of Theodore Dwight Weld, Angelina Grimke Weld, and Sarah Grimke, 1822-1844, in Two Volumes (The American Historical Association)

By: Weld, Theodore Dwight; Weld, Angelina Grimke; Grimke, Sarah; Barnes, Gilbert H.; Dumond, Dwight L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Peter Smith: 1965

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289293

Condition: Near Fine


1965 reissue of 1934 edition. No jackets. Top page ridges of both volumes very faintly foxed. Continuous pagination. Two volume set. Abolitionist correspondence. Theodore Dwight Weld (November 23, 1803 in Hampton, Connecticut – February 3, 1895 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts)[1] was one of the architects of the American abolitionist movement during its formative years from 1830 through 1844, playing a role as writer, editor, speaker, and organizer. He is best known for his co-authorship of the authoritative compendium American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses, published in 18... View more info

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Nothing to Wear and Nowhere to Hide: Stories

By: Weldon, Fay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flamingo: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282572

ISBN: 0002258536

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages very lightly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 222 pp. A wonderful new collection on topical themes from the controversial 'product-placement' author of The Bulgari Connection. A superb new collection of stories: shrewd, sharp, insightful, with a cheerfully dark view of the world. The wronged wife remains a lingering presence even after the mistress has moved in to her home. Oriole, an enormously successful businesswoman married to the ineffectual Hugh, begins to re-evaluate her life, when her best crockery keeps mysteriously flying ... View more info

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Patty in Paris

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1909

Seller ID: 2204113

Condition: Good


No jacket, boards lightly stained, bookplate to front endpaper. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 270 pp. The Fairfields were holding a family conclave. As the Fairfield family consisted of only three members, the meeting was not large but it was highly enthusiastic. The discussion was about Patty; and as a consequence, Patty herself was taking a lively part in it. But you promised me, last year, papa, she said, that if I graduated from the Oliphant School with honours, I needn't go to school this year. But I meant in the city, explained her father; it's absurd, Pa... View more info

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H.G. Wells: The Classic Novels in Five Volumes: The First Men in the Moon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible Man (Easton Press Limited Edition)

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2265242

Condition: Near Fine


Minor loss of gilt from spine titles of three books, otherwise an exceptional set. 2010 Full-Leather. Complete in five volumes. vi, 342; xiv, 188; ix, 188; [x], 108; xvii, [1], 164 pp. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Text paper from Glatfelter, lithography by Falcon Press. Includes: The First Men in the Moon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible Man. View more info

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Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1917

Seller ID: 1816798

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint. Includes original jacket. Book very good - ink name & date on front endpaper. Jacket well worn - split down spine, chips from corners, stain along top jacket edge, jacket rubbed & toned.Fair. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443, [6] pp. Terminal publisher ad. A novel about an author named Mr. Britling, set at the beginning of World War I. Wells is most famous for his science fiction novels, which included War of the Worlds, Invisible Man, and The Island of Dr. Moreau. View more info

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The Time Machine: An Invention

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ventura Books: 1978

Seller ID: 2260514

ISBN: 0895591286

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1978 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Wells's classic science fiction story centered around the invention of a time machine (a term coined by Wells and now used ubiquitously to refer to the type of device he describes). The novel has inspired several radio and film adaptations. View more info

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The First Men in the Moon

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268788

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (9/14/2011) in blue ink on front flyleaf, and a brief note on the copyright date stating when he began and finished the book (10/12/11, 10/17/11). 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 342, [8] pp. 8vo. Full green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The First Men in the Moon is a 1901 scientific romance novel by the British author H. G. Wells. The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two protag... View more info

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Seven Science Fiction Novels of H.G. Wells: The Time Machine; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The Invisible Man; The War of the Worlds; The First Men in the Moon; The Food of the Gods; In the Days of the Comet

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2277482

ISBN: 048620264X

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1015, [3] pp. 8vo. 1979 reissue of the 1934 collection, which includes the complete text of seven of Wells's hugely influential science fiction novels. Includes: The Time Machine; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The Invisible Man; The War of the Worlds; The First Men in the Moon; The Food of the Gods; In the Days of the Comet. View more info

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The War in the Air, and Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While It Lasted (Modern Library)

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boni and Liveright, Inc. / Modern Library: 1908

Seller ID: 2285924

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 395, [1] pp. Navy blue limp leather, gilt titles, decorated endpapers. Nautical engraving precedes text. The War in the Air, a military science fiction novel by H.G. Wells, written in four months in 1907 and serialised and published in 1908 in The Pall Mall Magazine, is like many of Wells's works notable for its prophetic ideas, images, and concepts—in this case, the use of the aircraft for the purpose of warfare and the coming of World War I. The novel's hero is Bert Smallways, a forward-thi... View more info

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The Time Machine

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Aldiss, Brian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281108

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1986 Full-Leather. x, [2], 97, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk ribbon bound in. Wells's classic science fiction story centered around the invention of a time machine (a term coined by Wells and now used ubiquitously to refer to the type of device he describes). The novel has inspired several radio and film adaptations. View more info

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The Invisible Man

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2268781

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1967 Full-Leather. xvii, [3], 164, [10] pp. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The word 'invisible' in the title is cleverly debossed instead of stamped in gilt like the rest of the title. The classic science fiction tale of a man who can turn himself invisible, with an introduction by Bernard Bergonzi and illustrations by Charles Mozley. View more info

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Ya-Yas in Bloom: A Novel

By: Wells, Rebecca

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201021

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few faint smudges to page ridges.Jacket lightly toned. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. For readers everywhere who are ga-ga for the Ya-Yas and clamoring for more and for those who are lucky enough to be discovering the Ya-Yas for the first time, comes a new book about the incomparable Sisterhood, bursting with life and funnier than ever....An emotionally charged addition to Rebecca Wells' award-winning bestseller Little Altars Everywhere and #1 New York Times bestseller Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, YA-YAS IN BLOOM reveals... View more info

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Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel

By: Wells, Rebecca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Broken Moon Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201022

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very minor wear to wrapper corners. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 224 pp. Author's first book. We are swinging high, flying way up, higher than in real life. And when I look down, I see all the ordinary stuff--our brick house, the porch, the tool shed, the clothesline, the chinaberry tree. But they are all lit up from inside so their everyday selves have holy sparks, they'd go and kneel in front of them and pray and just feel good. Somehow the whole world looks like little altars everywhere.Little Altars Everywhere is a national bests... View more info

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Complete Novels: The Robber Bridegroom; Delta Wedding; The Ponder Heart; Losing Battles; The Optimist's Daughter (The Library of America 101)

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203816

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1009 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. The complete novels of the American author best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning The Optimist's Daughter, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: The Robber Bridegroom; Delta Wedding; The Ponder Heart; Losing Battles; The Optimist's Daughter. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American ... View more info

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Stories, Essays, & Memoir: A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories; The Wide Net, and Other Stories; The Golden Apples; The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories; Other Stories; Selected Essays; One Writer's Beginnings (The Library of America 102)

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203967

ISBN: 1883011558

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 976 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short stories and essays by the American author best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning The Optimist's Daughter, with a memoir, and chronology and notes following text. Includes: A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories; The Wide Net, and Other Stories; The Golden Apples; The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories; Other Stories; Selected Essays; One Writer's Beginnings. This edition is ... View more info

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Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273034

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch closed tear on jacket corner, jacket price clipped. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436 pp. Three generations of Granny Vaughn's descendants gather at her Mississippi home to celebrate her 90th birthday. Possessed of the true storyteller's gift, the members of this clan cannot resist the temptation to swap tales. View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2199248

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Lacks jacket. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 104 pp. One Writer's Beginnings is a collection of autobiographical essays by Eudora Welty, winner of the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book is based on three lectures she delivered at Harvard University in April 1983, as part of the William E. Massey Sr. lecture series. The three essays are entitled: Listening, Learning to See, and Finding a Voice. In the essays, Ms. Welty explains the inescapable bond between her childhood in Mississippi and her later career as a writer. She shares details fro... View more info

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Class Reunion

By: Werfel, Franz; Chambers, Whittaker (Translator)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197647

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly toned with minor wear to edges, minor crease on front jacket flap. 1929 Hard Cover. 204 pp. A novel by the author of Forty Days of Musa Dagh. Class Reunion (original title: Der Abituriententag) is a novel by Franz Werfel first published in German in 1928... In 1974 a German language television movie with the same title was produced for the ZDF. It was directed by Eberhard Itzenplitz and starred Hans Jaray, Jan Christian, Bruno Dallansky, Peter Faerber, and Heinz Moog. - Wikipedia View more info

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Myths and Legends of China

By: Werner, E.T.C. [Edward Theodore Chalmers]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brentano's: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266384

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Frontispiece repaired at binding, boards a bit soiled. 1922 Hard Cover. 453, [3] pp. A survey of Chinese mythology by the sinologist specializing in the myths, magic, and superstitions of China throughout history. In this fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E.T.C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in Peking. A former barrister and British consul in Foochow, Werner presents a wealth of information illuminating the ideas and beliefs that governed the daily... View more info

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Household in Athens: A Novel

By: Wescott, Glenway

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1947

Seller ID: 1528562

Condition: Good


A bit rubbed & toned. 1947 Mass Market Paperback. 191 pp. A drama set in Athens during World War II. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Glenway Wescott (April 11, 1901 - February 22, 1987) was a major American novelist during the 1920-1940 period and a figure in the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s...Wescott was born on a farm in Kewaskum, Wisconsin in 1901. His younger brother, Lloyd Wescott, was born in Wisconsin in 1907. He studied at the University of Chicago, where he was a member of a literary circle including Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Yvor Winters, and Janet Lewis. Indepen... View more info