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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 SHORT STORIES 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 some reading challenges as a constantly swapping point of view can sometimes be hard to follow. The story also fails to reve... 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 Murder in the Dark, punctuated with wonderful illustrations by the author. Chilling and witty, prescient and personal, delectab... View more info

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Wilderness Tips

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nan A Talese / Doubleday: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2284454

ISBN: 0385421060

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227 pp. Here are brilliantly rendered stories that explore themes of loss and discovery, of the gap between youthful dreams and mature reality, of how we connect with others and with the sometimes hidden part of ourselves. In each of these tales Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the single instant that shapes a whole life: in a few brief pages we watch as characters progress through the passions of youth into the precarious complexities of middle age. By superimposing the past on the present Atwood paints interio... View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2290323

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Jacket a bit toned. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311, [1] pp. 8vo. The classic dystopian novel by the Canadian author. Handmaid's Tale won the Booker Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Nebula Award, and the Prometheus Award. Atwood has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times. Inspiration for the Hulu original TV series. Offred, a Handmaid, describes life in what was once the United States, now the Republic of Gilead, a shockingly repressive and intolerant monotheocracy, in a satirical tour de force set in the near future. 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 published in 1970 it has not only acquired the stature of a classic but, reprinted many times, become the best-known extended ... 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 and torture. Ultimately, they confront whether “poems come from such horrors?”.Keywords: MARGARET ATWOOD TRUE STORIES LITE... 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 word. Some draw on history, some on myth, both classical and popular. Others, more personal, concern themselves with love, with ... 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 frightening, Bluebeard's Egg explores and illuminates both the outer world in which we all live and the inner world that each of... 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 Fred; handmaids are forbidden to use their birth names and must echo the male, or master, whom they serve. The Handmaid's Ta... 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 that unfolds layer by astonishing layer and concludes in a brilliant and wonderfully satisfying twist. For the past twenty-five ... 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 instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Comman... View more info

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The Blind Assassin

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288779

ISBN: 0385475721

Condition: Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 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 that unfolds layer by astonishing layer and concludes in a brilliant and wonderfully satisfying twist. For the past twenty-five years, Margaret Atwood has written works... View more info

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The Testaments (Barnes & Noble Book Club Exclusive Edition)

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295088

ISBN: 0385545592

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2019 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 431 pp. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia. Her complex past and unce... View more info

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The Winthrop Covenant (The First Edition Society)

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Houghton Mifflin trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Jerry Pinkney. A collection of short stories thematically focused on the Puritan ethic, by the lawyer and novelist. View more info

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The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287392

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine toned, a few chips to jacket edges, light stain on front jacket panel. Page ridge lightly foxed. 1962 Hard Cover. vii, 527 pp. The Dyer's Hand and other essays is a prose book by W. H. Auden, published in 1962 in the US by Random House and in the UK the following year by Faber & Faber. The book contains a selection of essays, reviews, and collections of aphorisms and notes written by Auden from the early 1950s to 1962. Many items were not previously published, but others appear in revised forms. Many of the essays are revised versions of Auden's lectures as Professo... View more info

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W.H. Auden: Collected Poems (The First Edition Society)

By: Auden, W.H. [Wystan Hugh]; Mendelson, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285672

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. 696 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Portrait of author by Daniel Schwartz, specially commissioned for this edition. 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 individual. Yet readers of this anthology of his writings will discover an equally monumental achievement--a life dedicated to the ap... 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 of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation. Mansfield Park is considered Jane Austen's first mature work and, with i... 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 complexities of human relationships as they change over time. 'She is a prose Shakespeare,' Thomas Macaulay wrote of Austen in 1842... 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

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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 -­ Emma -­ finds her marriage opportunities limited by poverty and pride. Meanwhile Sanditon, set in a seaside resort, offers a gl... View more info

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Mansfield Park (New York Public Library Collector's Editions)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1997

Seller ID: 2282522

ISBN: 0385487266

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The full text of Austen's celebrated novel is here presented with photographs and reproductions of period artifacts, many belonging to Austen herself. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. / Literary Guild: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286560

Condition: Very Good


Literary Guild insert laid in. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 378, [2] 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