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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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Another Country

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281079

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Jacket spine toned, jacket lightly soiled with minimal loss from spine head, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1962 Trade Paperback. 436, [4] pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of Notes of a Native Son, whose works became an important part of dialogue in the United States during the Civil Rights Movement, advocating not only for African Americans, but for gays and bisexuals as well. Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, amon... 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

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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