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Emily Bronte Criticism: 1900-1968 -- An Annotated Check List

By: Barclay, Janet M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The New York Public Library & Readex Books: 1974

Seller ID: 1532520

Condition: Very Good


1974 Large Softcover. 76 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Check List - A. Books and Parts of Books; B. Articles; C. Books & Articles in Foreign Languages; Chronological Index. View more info

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Love Your Enemies

By: Barker, Nicola

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1539546

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 184 pp. These dozen stories are part fantasy, part gritty realism. View more info

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Revising Charles Brockden Brown: Culture, Politics, And Sexuality In The Early Republic

By: Barnard, Philip; Kamrath, Mark L.; Shapiro, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1685724

ISBN: 1572332441

Condition: Near Fine


First edition.Near Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. Illuminates this important but often neglected author, using gender and sexuality theories, as well as drawing upon his nonfiction output, to reenergize Brown’s work. View more info

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Nightwood

By: Barnes, Djuna; Eliot, T.S. (Introduction)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1961

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2274288

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Wrappers rubbed, owner bookplate. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. 170 pp. Nightwood is a 1936 novel by Djuna Barnes first published in London by Faber and Faber. An edition published in the United States in 1937 by Harcourt, Brace included an introduction by T. S. Eliot.[1] Nightwood is notable because it is one of the earliest novels written by a well-known novelist to portray explicit homosexuality.[2] It is also notable for its intense, gothic pr... View more info

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The Poems of William Barnes, Volume One [1] (Centaur Classics)

By: Barnes, William; Jones, Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press / Centaur Press Ltd.: 1962

Seller ID: 2155288

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Very Good. 1962 Hard Cover. xix, 579, xxxvii pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by William Barnes, many in the Dorset dialect spoken in the southwestern region of England. Barnes was friends with several other notable contemporaries, including Thomas Hardy. Title index precedes text; notes, and an appendix on Dorset speech with a word list, follow text. View more info

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The Genius of the Early English Theater

By: Barnet, Sylvan; Berman, Morton; Burto, William

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mentor: 1962

Seller ID: 1514511

ISBN: 9991637583

Condition: Good


Faded wrappers, edge wear. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 448 pp. Includes Abraham and Isaac; The Second Shepherds' Play; Everyman; Doctor Faustus by Marlowe; Macbeth by Shakespeare; Volpone by Ben Johnson & Samson Agonistes by Milton. View more info

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Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265801

Condition: Near Fine


42nd printing. Front jacket flap corners trimmed, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. vi, 341, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel set during the portion of the French Revolution known as the Reign of Terror. The story of Sir Percy Blakeney, a chivalrous Englishman married to the beautiful French actress, Marguerite St. Just, with whom he pretends to be a slow-witted dandy. However this is but a ruse to hide his true identity as the Scarlet Pimpernel, who with his “League o... View more info

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Servants of the Map: Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200707

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Top edge of jacket spine very lightly bumped. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 270 pp. Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery. A mapper of the highest mountain peaks realizes his true obsession. A young woman afire with scien... View more info

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Ship Fever: And Other Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270877

ISBN: 039303853X

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 254 pp. The elegant short fictions gathered hereabout the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they encompass both past and present as they negotiate the complex territory of ambition, failure, achievement, and shattered dre... View more info

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Auld Licht Idylls (The Belmore Series)

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lovell, Coryell & Company: 1892

Seller ID: 1519247

Condition: Good


1892 paperback reprint. Wrappers rubbed, ink name on front cover, spine weakened. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. First novel by the creator of Peter Pan. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937), more commonly known as J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish author and dramatist. He is best remembered for creating Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up, whom he based on his friends, the Llewelyn Davies boys.... View more info

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Tommy and Grizel

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Seller ID: 2196187

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned, small stain to page edges, pencil markings on rear endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 509 pp. Includes black and white plates. Scottish dramatist and novelist known for the whimsy and sentimental fantasy of his work. Tommy and Grizel is the follow up to Sentimental Tommy, considered one of his most revealing and outstanding prose works. The two books are thought to have a Peter Pan quality to them. The book begins: '... View more info

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Peter Pan (Bantam Classic)

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264716

ISBN: 0553211781

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on page ridge, spine lightly bumped, pages faintly toned. 1985 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 168 pp. Considered a masterpiece since its first appearance on stage in 1904, Peter Pan is J. M. Barrie’s most famous work and arguably the greatest of all children’s stories. While it is a wonderful fantasy for the young, Peter Pan, particularly in the novel form Barrie published in 1911, says something important to all of us. ... View more info

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Farewell Miss Julie Logan: A Wintry Tale

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Seller ID: 2199980

ISBN: 1125150521

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint. Includes oft-misplaced original clear acetate jacket with orange flaps (not pictured). Bottom inch of acetate missing from front jacket panel, minor loss from a few other spots. Good. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. 8vo. By the author of Peter Pan - released a few years after the stage play of Peter Pan (1928). ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was... View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatiz... View more info

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Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 2104132

Condition: Near Fine


Spine toned, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. Decorative trade binding designed by Amy Richards, with her initials incorporated on the front board design. A novel by the author of Peter Pan. View more info

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City Life

By: Barthelme, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2277343

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine and front wrapper lightly creased, ink name on blurb page, pages lightly toned. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 180 pp. Barthelmes latest collection of fiction is the most successfull example of a new strand of American writing that draws on surrealism, Kafka and Borges. Barthelme uses exact and simple language to describe dreamlike rearrangements of private, literary and public situations, in a play of eleg... View more info

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Great Days

By: Barthelme, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus Giroux: 1979

Seller ID: 2202547

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1979 Hard Cover. 172 pp. Barthelme's new book of stories is perhaps most notable for the presence of seven formally related dialogues, which introduce a new aspect of his work.CONTENTS: The Crisis; The Apology; The New Music; Cortes and Montezuma; The King of Jazz; The Question Party; Belief: Tales of the Swedish Army; The Abduction from the Seraglio; The Death of Edward Lear; Concerning the Bodyguard; The Zombies; Morning; On the Steps of the... View more info

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Patience & Fortitude: Wherein a Colorful Cast of Determined Book Collectors, Dealers, and Librarians Go About the Quixotic Task of Preserving a Legacy

By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Perennial: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2271907

ISBN: 0060514469

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 636 pp. In his national bestseller, A Gentle Madness, Nicholas Basbanes explored the sweet obsession people feel to possess books. Now, Basbanes continues his adventures among the gently mad on an irresistible journey to the great libraries of the past -- from Alexandria to Glastonbury -- and to contemporary collections at the Vatican, Wolfenbüttel, and erudite universities. Alo... View more info

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The Miraculous Horde and Other Stories: Part One - Spain: Monastery With Curled Clouds, The Miraculous Horde, Jarama Ballad, Brunete Ballad, The Yoke, 43rd Division; Part Two - Mexico: The Haunted Man, Burning Corn

By: Bates, Ralph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1939

Seller ID: 1517291

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine and boards toned, rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1939 Hard Cover. 315 pp. A historical novel of the Spanish Civil War, published in London the year the war concluded. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Bates (November 3, 1899 – November 26, 2000) was an English novelist. He is best known for his writings on pre–Civil War Spain. View more info

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The Flowers of Evil (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Kunitz, Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272516

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's 'Notes from the Editors' booklet laid in. A few tiny scratches on base of front board, ink pictographic stamp and pencil name on front flyleaf. 1977 Full-Leather. xx, [2], 244, [6] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Preface by Stanley Kunitz. Illustrated by Eugene Karlin. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Laver, James; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265678

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs to leather. Unused publisher's bookplate laid in. 1977 Full-Leather. xxxvi, 201, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English by various authors, most notably Edna St. Vincent Millay, and edited with introduction and notes by James Laver. Illustrated with engravings by Pierre-Yves Tremois. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that conta... View more info

The Flowers of Evil (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Baudelaire, Charles; McGowan, James; Culler, Jonathan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2276060

ISBN: 0192835459

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Spine creased. lvii, [1], 399, [7] pp. A new translation with notes by James McGowan and an introduction by Jonathan Culler, with the original French text in parallel. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translator can give adequate voice to Baudelaire's full poetic range. View more info

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The Flowers of Evil (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Baudelaire, Charles; McGowan, James; Culler, Jonathan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2277465

ISBN: 0192835459

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Spine creased. 1998 Trade Paperback. lvii, [1], 399, [7] pp. A new translation with notes by James McGowan and an introduction by Jonathan Culler, with the original French text in parallel. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translator can give adequate voice to Baudelaire's full... View more info

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The Road to Oz (The Oz Series Book 5)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Co.: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2273290

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 268 pp. Black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. Dorothy's adventures begin when she tries to help a stranger find the road he is seeking. On the way, they encounter the boy Button Bright, get lost, and find themselves in Oz. Once in Oz they encounter a variety of new characters, good, bad, and amusing, as they try to reach the Emerald City in time for Ozma's birthday. L. Frank Baum ... View more info

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Fireman's Wife and Other Stories

By: Bausch, Richard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Norton: 1991

Seller ID: 1295701

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark on page base, pages lightly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. 224 pp. The epigraph for this collection of ten stories is a brief quotation from Keats -- 'Happy love, more happy, happy love.' Bausch does indeed portray the joys of marriage and family life, but he also reveals the pain lurking just below the surface. In 'Wedlock' the levity of a honeymoon night suddenly turns mean. In 'Equity' three adult daughters must cope with a senile mother who previously su... View more info

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American Fiction, 1920-1940

By: Beach, Joseph Warren

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Russell & Russell: 1960

Seller ID: 2196642

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, cover and pages toned, book plate on reverse of front cover. 1960 Trade Paperback. x, 371 pp. This book offers a perfect introduction to contemporary American novels and their authors. John Dos Passos, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell, Thomas Wolfe, John Marquand, James Farrell, John Steinbeck are men whose books have a permanent place in American literature. Out of his long critical experience, Professor Beach explains what each of the... View more info

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The Ne'er-Do-Well

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202013

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, color picture plate mounted on front board. Cover art, frontispiece, and illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy, known as the creator of the 'Christy girl'. View more info

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Big Brother, and Other Stories

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brother Publishers: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202692

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, two faint one inch stains to front board, pages foxed, ink note to front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 367 pp. CONTENTS: Big Brother; The White Brant; Recoil; The Obvious Thing; The Talking Vase; Too Fat to Fight.Keywords: REX BEACH BIG BROTHER OTHER STORIES FICTION AMERICAN LITERATURE HISTORICAL AMERICAN WEST WESTERNS View more info

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Distortions

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. A collection of 19 short stories, many of which previously appeared in print, mostly in The New Yorker. The author's list of characters is diverse: a lifeguard who wants to introspect, a suburban couple and a spaceman, a wife who stops talking to her husband but gets up in the middle of the night to mail letters to him.The... View more info

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Deceiving to Convey Truth

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200923

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. #48 of 150 signed, numbered copies, from a total edition of 550. Faint smudge to rear wrapper. 1997 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 25 pp. Ann Beattie discusses what it is to be a writer, analyzing her own writings and the writings of others.Keywords: ANN BEATTIE DECEIVING TO CONVEY TRUTH AMERICAN LITERATURE ESSAYS LITERARY CRITICSIM BIOGRAPHY View more info