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Persuasion (Modern Library Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Modern Library: 2001

Seller ID: 2275166

Condition: Good


Crease to front wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In the novel, Anne Elliot, the heroine Austen called 'almost too good for me,' has let herself be persuaded not to marry Frederick Wentworth, a fine and attractive man without means. Eight years later, Captain Wentworth returns from the Napoleonic Wars with a triumphant naval career behind him, a substantial fortune to his name, and an eagerness to wed. Austen explores the comple... View more info

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Jane Austen: The Complete Novels

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 1994

Seller ID: 2275780

ISBN: 0517118297

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Jane Austen wrote in the eighteenth century, but her novels are timeless. This complete anthology is unique among single-volume editions of her work because it includes the obscure but delightful Lady Susan, along with the six better-known novels and thirty of Hugh Thomson's irresistible drawings. View more info

Northanger Abbey (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 2278616

ISBN: 1593083807

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A wonderfully entertaining coming-of-age story, Northanger Abbey is often referred to as Jane Austen’s “Gothic parody.” Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers give the story an uncanny air, but one with a decidedly satirical twist. View more info

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Sanditon

By: Austen, Jane; Another Lady

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2265780

ISBN: 0395202841

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket and fore-edge lightly foxed. Related newspaper clipping laid in. 1975 Hard Cover. 329, [1] pp. 8vo. Charlotte the Heywood, captivating heroine of Sanditon, is smart, beautiful, and in search of a husband. As in all of Austen's novels, however, the road to matrimony is littered with obstacles: Charlotte must escape the clutches of an insufferable suitor, deal with the fortune-hunting schemes of the reigning local dowager, and outsmart a bevy of a... View more info

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Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an int... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275631

Condition: Very Good


1975 edition, reset from the 1957 Folio edition. Slipcase a bit rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. 308, [4] pp. 8vo. Decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes an introduction by Richard Church and wood engravings by Joan Hassall. View more info

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Mansfield Park (Norton Critical Editions)

By: Austen, Jane; Johnson, Claudia L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norton: 1998

Seller ID: 2205407

ISBN: 0393967913

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1998 Trade Paperback. xxi, 515 pp. The text is that of a new authoritative text, which closely follows the one Austen oversaw when the novel was revised and reprinted in 1816. Supporting materials include an introduction, annotations, and a map. Contexts includes contemporary materials on the slave trade, religion, conduct literature for women, and landscape design that illuminate this dark and often disturbing novel. Elizabeth Inchbald’s adaptation of... View more info

The Deification of Abstract Ideas in Roman Literature and Inscriptions

By: Axtell, Harold L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aristide D. Caratzas, Publisher: 1987

Seller ID: 1501234

Condition: Fine


1987 Hard Cover. 100 pp. Reprint of the 1907 edition. CONTENTS: THE DEIFIED ABSTRACTS AS INDIVIDUAL CULTS: State-Cults: Of the Republican Period, Of the Empire; Abstracts Popularly But Not Officially Worshipped; Occasional and Individual Deifications; Doubtful Examples; THE DEIFIED ABSTRACTS AS A CLASS: Their Origin; The Deified Abstracts in Literature: Literature of the Republic; Literature of the Early Empire; Literature of the First and Second Centuries A.D.; Literatu... View more info

Her Mother's Ashes: and Other Stories by South Asian Women in Canada and the United States

By: Aziz, Nurjehan

Price: $2.00

Publisher: TSAR: 1994

Seller ID: 1282661

Condition: Good


Stickers on front and back covers, slight crease on front cover, slight stain inside front cover and first page. 1994 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Preface; Arun Prabha Mukherjee Introduction; Hema Nair Why Am I Doing This?; Bapsi Sidhwa The Spouse and the Preacher; Himani Bannerji On a Cold Day; Previz Walji A Child Departs; Chitra Divakaruni Bad Luck Woman; Arun Prabha Mukherjee A New Reading of Wasteland; Nazneen Sheikh American Date; Lalita Gandbhir Free and Equal; Fero... View more info

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Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2202217

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, front hinge starting, rear board edge slightly bumped, ink name and date to front endpaper, pages toned. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 432 pp. A story of the hardy wood-choppers of Vermont, who founded their homes in the Adirondack wilderness. Eben, the hero, is a bachelor with an imagination that is a very wilderness of oddities.Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first moder... View more info

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Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202227

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned. 1907 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Excerpt from Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing'Always, when our train went roaring into the quiet village, we used to look out of the car-window down across the river and a smooth stretch of fields into the edge of the little town. At a small, familiar opening in the shade trees, almost half a mile from the train, we never failed t... View more info

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Whistle For Good Fortune: In which it is shown how six from six makes six and one to carry, with other riddles here and there along the way

By: Bailey, Margery

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198574

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1940 Hard Cover. 237 pp. 8vo. Children's book of vaguely nonsensical fables, with many illustrations by Alice B. Preston. View more info

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Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, the Pursuit of Truth, and On Other Subjects.

By: Bailey, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1854

Seller ID: 2204495

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top edges of a few pages stained. 1854 Hard Cover. xii, 422, [4] pp. Samuel Bailey (5 July 1791 – 18 January 1870) was a British philosopher and writer.His first work, Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, published anonymously in 1821, attracted more attention than any of his other writings. A sequel to it appeared in 1829, Essays on the Pursuit of Truth. Between these two were Questions in Political Economy, Politics, Morals, &c. (1823), an... View more info

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Emerson among the Eccentrics: A Group Portrait

By: Baker, Carlos; Mellow, James R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268727

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear along jacket spine base. 1996 Hard Cover. xv, 608 pp. An exhaustively researched, richly detailed biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson and the writers of the American Renaissance--including Hawthorne and Thoreau--traces their relationships, their daily lives, and the era in which they lived. View more info

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In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203727

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine slightly cocked, page ridges foxed.Jacket creased. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 478 pp. In her poetry, fiction, essays, and public statements, Laura Riding tackled Freud, feminism, communism, language and belief, sexuality, and the coming of age of the American dream. Her range of associations includes writers such as Hart Crane, Gertrude Stein, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Now comes a brilliantly origin... View more info

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The Sir Roger De Coverley Papers, From the Spectator (Twentieth Century Text-Books)

By: Baker, Franklin T.; Jones, Richard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1902

Seller ID: 1534103

Condition: Good


Minor loss from spine ends, front hinge loosening, pencil marks on front endpaper with minimal marks in text. 1902 Hard Cover. Sir Roger de Coverley was... the name of a character in The Spectator (1711). An English squire of Queen Anne's reign, Sir Roger exemplified the values of an old country gentleman, and was portrayed as lovable but somewhat ridiculous ('rather beloved than esteemed' (Spectator no. 2), making his Tory politics seem harmless but silly. View more info

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Ernest Hemingway: An Introduction and Interpretation (American Authors and Critics Series)

By: Baker, Sheridan

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1967

Seller ID: 1528264

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1967 Trade Paperback. 150 pp. CONTENTS: Chronology; Introduction; 1. Young Man With a Typewriter; 2. Nick - In Our Time; 3. Jake Barnes and Spring Torrents; 4. Frederic Henry and the Undefeated; 5. Bulls, and Winners with Nothing; 6. Green Hills and the Gulf; 7. It Tolls for Thee; 8. The Old Man; Selected Bibliography; Index. View more info

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Mountain Blood

By: Baker, Will

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1529953

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Remainder mark on page base. 1988 Trade Paperback. 174 pp. Includes several photographs. In his introduction, the author wrestles with the distinction between fact and fiction, the real and the imaginary. Baker, an English professor at the University of California, is the first winner of the Associated Writing Program Award for Creative Non-Fiction, an award administered by a national union of universities. His seven pieces encompass reminiscence, persona... View more info

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Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan Magazine, January 1935 - All-Star Christmas Issue (No. 583)

By: Baldwin, Faith; Delmar, Vina; La Farge, Oliver; Carrel, Bart; Tuckerman, Arthur; Brown, Royal; Kantor, MacKinlay; Cronin, A.J.; Runyon, Damon; Kyne, Peter B.; Brush, Katharine; Douglas, Lloyd C.; Corcoran, William; Rinehart, Mary Roberts; Hanighen, Frank

Price: $60.00

Publisher: International Magazine Company, Inc.: 1935

Seller ID: 2036634

Condition: Very Good


A few faint corner creases, closed tear on rear wrapper along spine base. 1935 Magazine. 170 pp. 11 1/2 x 8 1/2. John LaGatta illustration on front wrapper, Lucky Strike cigarette advertisement on rear wrapper. Color and black & white advertisements, photographs, and illustrations throughout. Cosmopolitan Magazine was founded in 1886, and purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1905, who merged it with another smaller publication he owned in 1925. It was called 'Hearst's... View more info

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Notes of a Native Son

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1963

Seller ID: 2266363

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers faintly foxed, light general wear. 1963 Trade Paperback. ix, 175 pp. Notes of a Native Son is a non-fiction book by James Baldwin. It was his first non-fiction book, and was published in 1955. The volume collects ten of Baldwin's essays, which had previously appeared in such magazines as Harper's Magazine, Partisan Review, and The New Leader. The essays mostly tackle issues of race in America and Europe.[1] CONTENTS: Autobiographical Notes; Part I: Everybody's P... View more info

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War Fever

By: Ballard, J.G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2197540

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 176 pp. A war-ravaged Beirut is the setting for the title story of this visionary collection, a tale in which a young street fighter inadvertently discovers how to bring an to the bloodshed only to find that his solution is all too effective as far as some supposedly neutral observers are concerned. Other stories feature an assassination plot against an American astronaut, the leader o... View more info

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Pere Goriot

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 2205500

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376, [4] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Albert Lynch. 'Pere Goriot' is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin. Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat, Ras... View more info

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Short Stories (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boni and Liveright: 1918

Seller ID: 2260902

Condition: Very Good


1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 252 pp. Flexible leatherette binding. CONTENTS: Don Juan; Christ in Flanders; In the Time of the Terror; Madame de Dey's Last Reception; A Passion in the Desert; Lost by a Laugh; Gold; Doomed to Live; An Accursed House; The Atheist's Mass; A Tragedy by the Sea. Honore de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French lif... View more info

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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261268

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VII: 26. Slipcase toned. 1961 Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pp. 8vo. 'Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?' This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of E... View more info

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Pere Goriot

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265117

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376, [4] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Albert Lynch. 'Pere Goriot' is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin. Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat, Rastignac, come to Paris... View more info

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Selected Short Stories / Contes Choisis (Dual-Language)

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover: 1999

Seller ID: 2266105

ISBN: 0486408957

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. This convenient dual-language volume includes six of Balzac's most highly regarded short stories: An Episode During the Terror, a deftly told tale contrasting material poverty with spiritual riches; A Passion in the Desert, inspired by Balzac's interest in the Near East and his fascination with Napoleon; The Revolutionary Conscript, a critique of provincial life; The Forsaken Woman, an i... View more info

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Terminal Paradox: The Novels of Milan Kundera

By: Banerjee, Marcia Newcova

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld: 1990

Seller ID: 1294268

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Sticker remnants on front jacket panel.Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. A critical survey of the work of Milan Kundera, best known as the author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, and The Joke. View more info

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Mrs. Raffles: Being the Adventures of an Amateur Crackswoman

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2171959

Condition: Good


First edition. Front hinge starting, light stain to top margin, spine toned, boards lightly soiled. 1905 Hard Cover. v, [3], 179, [1] pp. 16mo. One of two story collections written by Bangs as follow-ups to E.W. Hornung's popular series featuring anti-hero Arthur J. Raffles, a safe cracker. Hornung was the brother-in-law of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and his Raffles series was second only to Sherlock Holmes in popularity during his lifetime. View more info

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Lillabulero: A Journal of Contemporary Writing - Number Seven, Summer/Fall 1969 (Continuing a Second Series)

By: Banks, Russell; Matthews, William; Berry, Wendell; Snyder, Gary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lillabulero Press, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 2263769

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly creased. 1969 Trade Paperback. [ii], 102 pp. A collection of verse and reviews by and about various authors, including: A.R. Ammons; Russell Banks; Dave Kelly; Peter Wild; Robert Peters; Henry H. Roth; Andrei Codrescu; H.R. Hays; Vern Rutsula; J.D. Whitney; Robert Morgan; William Witherup; Gary Gildner; Robert Vander Molen; Howard McCord; Eric Torgerson; William Matthews; Charles Simic; Craig Sterry; Ray Kass; Greg Kuzma; Wichasha Anthony; Jeff Davis; Stu... View more info

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The Story of Little Black Sambo [with] The Story of Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin (The Children's Red Books Vol. II [2])

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 2084302

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, ink name & date on front endpaper & flyleaf. 1908 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56, [4] pp. Contains both The Story of Little Black Sambo and The Story of Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin. The jolly and exciting tale of the little boy who lost his red coat and his blue trousers and his purple shoes but who was saved from the tigers to eat 169 pancakes for his supper, has been universally loved by generations of children. First ... View more info