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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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Three Complete Novels: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1997

Seller ID: 2280582

ISBN: 0760707316

Condition: Very Good


Front board slightly bowed, gilt on page ridge lightly rubbed. 1997 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 882 pp. Blue leather with gilt decor and gilt page ridges. Three Complete Novels: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Emma. In the early nineteenth century, while Napoleon was transforming Europe, the daughter of a rural English clergyman was quietly transforming literature. Few novelists were as far ahead of their time as Jane Auste... 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

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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

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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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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1933

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281299

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Front hinge just starting to loosen, ink name on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1364 pp. Austen's complete novels collected in one volume. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion. View more info

Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin English Library: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281602

ISBN: 0140431020

Condition: Good


Reprint. Pages faintly toned. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. These three short works show Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary styles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and settings. The early epistolary novel Lady Susan depicts an unscrupulous coquette, toying with the affections of several men. In contrast, The Watsons is a delightful fragment, whose spirited heroine -­ Emm... 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