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Frankenstein

By: Shelley, Mary [Wollstonecraft]

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Lion / Select Publications, Inc.: 1953

Seller ID: 2266458

Condition: Very Good


Top spine edge lightly bumped, pages lightly toned, ink name stamp inside. 1953 Mass Market Paperback. 222, [2] pp. Pulp style cover art. A cautionary tale of modern science run amok and a classic Gothic thriller. View more info

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Frankenstein (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Shelley, Mary; Karbiener, Karen

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2003

Seller ID: 2272674

ISBN: 1593081154

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. xxxi, 223 pp. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars; Biographies of the auth... View more info

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Frankenstein

By: Shelley, Mary; McDonah, Maitland

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Fall River Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261019

ISBN: 1435117557

Condition: Fine


1st printing. A fine copy. 2009 Trade Paperback. 215 pp. A cautionary tale of modern science run amok and a classic Gothic thriller. View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Hutchinson, Thomas

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press: 1923

Seller ID: 2266429

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed, spine toned, ink marginalia throughout, light stain on top corner, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. xxiv, 912 pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry by the major figure in the English Romantic period, close friend of fellow poet Lord Byron, and husband to Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein. View more info

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School For Scandal

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1892

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2092791

Condition: Good


Limited large paper edition, #135 of 250 copies, hand-numbered in ink on colophon. Lacks one watercolor plate. Binding a bit shaken, spine toned, ink name & date on front endpaper, two contemporary handmade bookmarks laid in. 1892 Hard Cover. 169 pp. 8vo. Cream cloth, elaborate gilt decorations & rules with silhouette cameo of Lady Teazle in center of front board. A comedy in five acts. Includes color frontispiece and four color plates (content page refers to them as 'aq... View more info

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Susanna Moodie: Voice and Vision

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: The Borealis Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196155

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1977 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 81 pp. Carol Shields' critical examination of the work of Susanna Moodie is divided into three chapters: Mrs. Moodie and the Complex Personality, Mrs. Moodie and Sexual Reversal, Mrs. Moodie and the Social Structure. Following the text is a bibliography that includes many works of interest to those studying Canadian... View more info

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The Collected Stories: Segue; Various Miracles; The Orange Fish; Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196946

Condition: Fine


First edition (Canadian). An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 366 pp. 8vo. All three short story collections by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries, issued together in one volume, along with a previously unpublished story entitled 'Segue'. Includes: Segue; Various Miracles; The Orange Fish; Dressing Up for the Carnival.KEYWORDS: FICTION CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA SHORT S... View more info

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The Orange Fish

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197970

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Page ridge faintly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199 pp. A collection of twelve short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.“Milk Bread Beer Ice” is a road trip shared by a husband and wife who no longer communicate through meaningful dialogue. Fifty-year-old “Hazel” is forced to enter an alien work... View more info

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Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197976

ISBN: 1841151645

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.A bestselling collection of short stories from the author of The Stone Diaries (winner of the Pulitzer prize) and Larry's Party (winner of the Orange prize). All over town people are putting on their costumes;... View more info

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Swann: A Mystery

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Stoddart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196943

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. 8vo. A mystery by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Larry's Party: A Novel

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196944

Condition: Near Fine


First U.S. edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 339 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. A detailed look at the ordinary life of Larry Weller between 1977 and 1997 follows the floral designer as he deals with the rapidly changing world and two marriages and two divorces along the way. View more info

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Departures & Arrivals

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197968

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 100 pp. A stage play by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Happenstance

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $85.00  $68.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197974

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine head and foot lightly pushed, minor transfer on front endpaper. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Others

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $500.00  $400.00

Publisher: The Borealis Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196153

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Handwritten postcard written to previous owner (in different ink than the title page signature) signed by Shields and dated 29/5/02 laid in. An interesting combination of early and late signatures - the author passed away in 2003. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Author's first book. A collection of poetry by the American-born Canadian autho... View more info

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Intersect: Poems

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: The Borealis Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196154

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Wrappers slightly toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 59 pp. The second collection of poetry by the American-born Canadian author most well-know for her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CAROL SHIELDS INTERSECT POEMS POETRY PULITZER PRIZE WINNER SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Republic of Love

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196945

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (Canadian). Signed by author without inscription on title page.Jacket lightly toned. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 366 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.'The Republic of Love marries a wide diversity of elements, mythical and modern, ironic and moving, exhilarating and melancholy!a love-surveying story that is enticingly seductive.' Times Literary Su... View more info

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Unless

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Random House Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197975

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 321 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.I'm not interested, the way some people are, in being sad. I've had a look, and there's nothing down that road. Well now! What about the ripping sound behind my eyes, the starchy tearing of fabric, end to end; what about the need I ha... View more info

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Thirteen Hands: A Play in Two Acts

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197980

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear wrapper a bit toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 61 pp. A play by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS THIRTEEN HANDS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Flatties: Their Various Forms and Uses

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197981

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - limited to 550 copies, including 150 signed and numbered by the author. This copy is the latter, hand-numbered 83 and signed by Shields on the limitation page. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 10 pp. A brief work by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS FLATTIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Stone Diaries

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197983

ISBN: 1857021541

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 361 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel by the prolific Canadian novelist, short story writer, and playwright.Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General's Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. 'The Stone Diaries' is the story of one woman's life, a truly sensuous novel which r... View more info

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The Box Garden: A Novel

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Stone Diaries. Charleen, a divorcee eking out a living as a poet and part-time assistant for an obscure scientific journal, returns home to attend her mother's wedding, and is caught up in a series of unexpected--and terrifying--events.Keywords: CAROL SHIELDS CANADIAN LITERA... View more info

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Happenstance

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271313

ISBN: 0070923779

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly smoky, top edge lightly foxed. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Fashion, Power, Guilt, and the Charity of Families

By: Shields, Carol & Catherine

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197979

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Publisher's errata slip laid in. 1995 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.KEYWORDS: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE PLAYS DRAMA View more info

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Anniversary: A Comedy

By: Shields, Carol; Williamson, Dave

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197978

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by both authors without inscription on title page. 1998 Trade Paperback. 60 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA CAROL SHIELDS PULITZER PRIZE COMEDY SIGNED FIRST EDITION ENTERTAINMENT View more info

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The Tale of Genji, in Two Volumes

By: Shikibu, Murasaki; Seidensticker, Edward G.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273490

ISBN: 0394483286

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines a bit faded. 1977 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 1090 pp. The Tale of Genji is a classic work of Japanese literature attributed to the Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the early eleventh century, around the peak of the Heian Period. It is sometimes called the world's first novel, the first modern novel, the first psychological novel or the first novel to still be considered a classic, though this issue is a matter of debate. View more info

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The Tale of Genji, in Two Volumes

By: Shikibu, Murasaki; Tyler, Royall

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Viking: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2205365

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. Tiny nick to top slipcase edge, else fine. 2001 Hard Cover. xxix, 574; [vi], [575]-1174 pp. 8vo. In the early eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu, a lady in the Heian court of Japan, wrote what many consider to be the world’s first novel, more than three centuries before Chaucer. The Heian era (794—1185) is recognized as one of the very greatest periods in Japanese literature, and The Tale of Genji is not only the unquestioned... View more info

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The Tale of Genji (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By: Shikibu, Murasaki; Tyler, Royall

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2002

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2281341

ISBN: 014243714X

Condition: Good


Page base lightly stained, a few faint spots on top page edge. 2002 Trade Paperback. xxix, [3], 1182 pp. Translated by Royall Tyler. Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world’s first novel. Genji, the Shining Prince, is the son of an emperor. He is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes form the core... View more info

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The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image

By: Shlain, Leonard

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2280325

ISBN: 0670878839

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Faint edge wear. 1998 Hard Cover. Forging provocative connections among many fields, the author of Art and Physics demonstrates how alphabetic literacy caused the development of the brain's left half over the right, which affected the role and power of women. View more info

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History & Community: Norman Historical Writing in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries

By: Shopkow, Leah

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: 1997

Seller ID: 2278633

ISBN: 0813208831

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. xv, 327 pp. This study of the tradition of historical writing the Normans created offers an insight into the nature of Latin historical writing in the 11th and 12th centuries. It treats the Norman tradition as a whole, considering not only what the Normans wrote and what methods and models they used, but also what purpose history served in Normandy and who read it. View more info

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Roubles in Words, Kopeks in Figures and Other Stories

By: Shukshin, Vasily; Yevtushenko, Yevgeny (Introduction); Ward, Natasha; Iliffe, David

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1764835

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge foxed, 2 inch jacket tear. 1985 Hard Cover. 207 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the Russian actor and writer. Introduction by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. View more info