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Cuzcatlan Donde Bate La Mar Del Sur

By: Argueta, Manlio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amistad: 1987

Seller ID: 2275211

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1987 Trade Paperback. A collection of Spanish-language writings by the famous Central American intellectual. View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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The London Venture

By: Arlen, Michael

Price: $125.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270196

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author on slip bound in at title page. David Diamond's copy, with two postcards addressed to him laid in. Front hinge just starting, jacket edges worn with loss, including a large chip from the base of the front panel, pencil notes on rear endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. The Green Hat perfectly reflects the atmosphere of the 1920s—the post-war fashion for verbal smartness, youthful cynicism, and... View more info

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Modernism: A Cultural History

By: Armstrong, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Polity Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2271044

ISBN: 0745629830

Condition: Good


Pencil underlining and marginalia. 2005 Trade Paperback. The last 20 years has seen an explosion of work on literary modernism and its cultural and historical contexts. In this innovative study aimed at a general audience, Tim Armstrong seeks to define modernism not only by its aesthetics and literary genres but also by its links with broader cultural areas in which the'modern' is implicated and debated, and which inform its representational modes. View more info

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Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy

By: Arnold, Edwin T.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Mississippi: 1999

Seller ID: 2197021

ISBN: 1578061059

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper. 1999 Trade Paperback. Originally published in 1993, this was the first volume of essays devoted to the works of Cormac McCarthy. Immediately it was recognized as a major contribution to studies of this acclaimed American author. American Literary Scholarship hailed it as a model of its kind. It has since established itself as an essential source for any McCarthy scholar, student, or serious reader.In 1993, McCarthy had recently published All ... View more info

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Sohrab and Rustum & The Prisoner of Chillon

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Charles E. Merrill Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 1296910

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Some ink & pencil marks on endpapers, small stain on back cover. 1913 Hard Cover. A short work by the English poet and cultural critic. View more info

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East River: A Novel of New York

By: Asch, Sholem; Gross, A.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276274

Condition: Good


First American edition. Boards lightly soiled, two owner bookplates on front endpapers, jacket edges rubbed, jacket toned. 1946 Hard Cover. 438 pp. 8vo. Translated by A.H. Gross. Two immigrant families struggle to adjust to a new way of life and find happiness in New York City during the early 1900s. View more info

A Passage in the Night

By: Asch, Sholem; Samuel, Maurice (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1538094

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket spine & top edge faded, minor loss from spine head & foot, flap corners clipped (jacket price still present).Good. 1953 Hard Cover. 367 pp. 8 1/2 x 6. 8vo. Translated by Maurice Samuel. A novel on the theme of atonement. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sholem Asch (November 1, 1880 - July 10, 1957) was a Polish-born American Jewish novelist, dramatist, and essayist in the Yiddish language. Asch was born in Kutno, Poland, one of ten child... View more info

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Nightfall and Other Stories

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fawcett Crest Book: 1970

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269606

Condition: Good


First printing. Spine creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. Nightfall and Other Stories (1969) is an anthology book compiling 20 previously published science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov. Asimov added a brief introduction to each story, explaining some aspect of the story's history and/or how it came to be written. View more info

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Earth is Room Enough: Science Fiction Tales of Our Own Planet

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fawcett Crest Book: 1957

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269609

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, ink marks on Contents page, pages very faintly toned. 1957 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Earth Is Room Enough is a collection of fifteen short science fiction and fantasy stories and two pieces of comic verse published by Isaac Asimov in 1957. Asimov assembled the stories (all set on Earth) and chose the title as a riposte to at least one critic who had expressed distaste for the... View more info

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Maps for Lost Lovers

By: Aslam, Nadeem

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269607

ISBN: 0571221807

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky. 2004 Hard Cover. 369, [5] pp. 8vo. The second novel by the award-winning British Pakistani author. In an unnamed town in England, Jugnu and Chanda have disappeared - and Chanda's brothers have been arrested for their murder. What follows is an unravelling of all that is sacred to the family, as the pious Kaukab tries desperately to square the traditional justice of her culture with the more personal consequences of their murder. 'Maps for Lost... View more info

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Sails of Gold

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 2274311

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, a few light smudges and stains to boards, bookplate on second blank. 1927 Large Hardcover. 166 pp. Includes a story by A.A. Milne about Tigger. Milne had published Winnie-the-Pooh just one year earlier. An anthology of stories edited by Lady Cynthia Asquith. CONTENTS: Ianthe Jerrold: A Lovely Lady; John Buchan: The Magic Walking Stick; Laurence Binyon: In the Aquarium at the Zoo; Denis Mackail: What Happened to Oz; Geoffrey Dearmer: The Giraffe; H. Belloc: Agi... View more info

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New Voices in the American Theatre (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 258)

By: Atkinson, Brooks; Williams, Tennessee; Miller, Arthur; Inge, William; Axelrod, George; Anderson, Robert; Wouk, Herman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1956425

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Printed between 1969 and 1975 based on jacket design. Jacket lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1955 Hard Cover. xi, 559 pp. 2-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, silver titles & rules on spine, blind-stamped emblem & border on front board. A collection of American plays, with a foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams; Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; Come Back, Little Sheba by Wil... View more info

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Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing, 1970-2005

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Virago: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200680

ISBN: 1844081494

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket lightly toned. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 413 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. 'Whenever I resolve to write less and do something healthful instead, like ice dancing - some honey-tongued editor is sure to call me up and make me an offer I can't refuse. So in some ways this book is simply the re... View more info

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Bottle

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hay Festival Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200662

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. 2004 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation.CONTENTS: Bottle -- It's not easy being half-divine -- King Log in exile -- Take charge -- Thylacine ragout -- Post-colonial -- Faster -- Nightingale -- Bottle II.Keywords: MARGARET ATWOOD BOTTLE CANADIAN LITERATURE SHO... View more info

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The Labrador Fiasco

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Quid: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200664

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. 1996 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 41 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. ...incorporates two of Atwood's longstanding interests of Canadian history and the Canadian wilderness. Labrador refers to the Canadian place rather than the breed of dog. The story contains two stories, one within another. This poses... View more info

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The Tent

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 2274385

ISBN: 0747582254

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. A few light smudges to jacket. Ink stamp on half-title page. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 155 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. A new collection of dazzling short fiction. One of the world’s most celebrated authors, Margaret Atwood has penned a collection of smart and entertaining fictional essays, in the genre of her popular books Good Bones and Mu... View more info

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The Journals of Susanna Moodie: Poems

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200669

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Lightly rubbed, lightly toned. 1970 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. This cycle of poems is perhaps the most memorable evocation in modern Canadian literature of the myth of the wilderness, the immigrant experience, and the alienating and schizophrenic effects of the colonial mentality. Since it was first p... View more info

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True Stories

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200671

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers and pages toned. 1981 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. The poems of True Stories confront the nature of poetry, question whether they may be conventionally defined as poetry. They diverge from the themes established in her previous poetry; they explore themes of atrocity, of war a... View more info

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Morning in the Burned House: New Poems

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200673

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Near Fine. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. These beautifully crafted poems - by turns dark, playful, intensely moving, tender, and intimate - make up Margaret Atwood's most accomplished and versatile gathering to date, setting foot on the middle ground / between body and wor... View more info

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Bluebeard's Egg

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200684

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A few very faint small stains to page edges.Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 285 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. With Bluebeard's Egg, Atwood covers a dramatic range of storytelling, her scope encompassing the many moods of her characters, from desolate to hilarious. By turns humorous and warm, stark and fri... View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Seller ID: 2265003

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Page ridges lightly foxed. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311 pp. The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel[2] by Canadian author Margaret Atwood,[3][4] originally published in 1985. It is set in a near-future New England, in a totalitarian, Christian theonomy that has overthrown the United States government.[5] The novel focuses on the journey of the handmaid Offred. Her name derives from the possessive form of... View more info

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The Blind Assassin: A Novel

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266860

ISBN: 0771008635

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket spine a bit faded. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 521, [3] pp. 8vo. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. Winner of the Man Booker Prize and the Hammett Prize, Time's best novel of the year 2000, and one of Time's top 100 novels since 1923. Margaret Atwood takes the art of storytelling to new heights in a dazzling new novel tha... View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268247

ISBN: 052543500X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of the television tie-in edition, which includes a new introduction by the author. Ink initials on first page. 2017 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xix, [1], 311, [5] pp. Now a Hulu Original series. In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies? Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures... View more info

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Selected Journals and Other Writings (Penguin Nature Classics)

By: Audubon, John James; Forkner, Ben

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195122

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges rubbed, pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. xliii, 573 pp. The fist one-volume selection of non-ornithological writings from one of America's premier naturalists and painters. Gathered here are the fruits of his [Audubon's] literary talent: journals, letters, bird biographies, a memoir of his early years, and stories of the American frontier.... His enormous efforts resulted in the finest collection of American birds ever painted by a single individu... View more info

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric; Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2261934

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VIII: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1956 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 230 pp. 8vo. The famous writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, translated into English by Meric Casaubon, with woodcut illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller, and an introduction by Matthew Arnold. View more info

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Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 1529607

Condition: Very Good


1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. As daughter of the richest, most important man in the small provincial village of Highbury, Emma Woodhouse is firmly convinced that it is her right--perhaps even her 'duty' -- to arrange the lives of others. Considered by most critics to be Austen's most technically brilliant achievement, 'Emma' sparkles with ironic insights into self-deception, self-discovery, and the interplay of love and power. View more info

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Mansfield Park (Penguin Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2201344

Condition: Good


Spine and wrappers creased, remainder mark, ink underlining throughout text. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xlix, 507 pp. Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence in Antigua, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour... View more info

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Sense and Sensibility (Signet Classic)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet: 1997

Seller ID: 2263048

ISBN: 0451525892

Condition: Very Good


Ink mark on front endpaper. 1997 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Two sisters of differing temperaments find themselves in unfortunate romances. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1945

Seller ID: 2271959

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, boards faintly soiled. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 411 pp. 8vo. Beige cloth spine over blue-green cloth boards, gilt titles. Color plates by Robert Ball. The classic novel focusing on complications surrounding the romance between Elizabeth Bennett and Lord Darcy. View more info