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Ford Madox Ford and the Voice of Uncertainty

By: Snitow, Ann Barr

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198971

ISBN: 0807111139

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine.Very Good. 1984 Hard Cover. xiii, 242 pp. ...Ann Barr Snitow traces the development of Ford's unique voice from his first novel, The Shifting of the Fire, through the major and many of the minor works to the culmination of his development as a writer, the tetralogy Parade's End. She begins with the powerful influence of the Pre-Raphaelites, among whom Ford's childhood was spent, and then examines the effects of collaboration with Conrad on the yo... View more info

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Nobel: Dynamite and Peace

By: Sohlman, Ragnar; Schuck, Henrik; Lunn, Brian and Beatrix

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272515

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, some faint spots on front board, black smudge on page ridge, ink note on front endpaper. 1929 Hard Cover. 353 pp. A history of the Nobel family. Alfred Bernhard Nobel (/no??b?l/; Swedish: [?alfr?d n??b?l] About this sound listen (help·info); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Known for inventing dynamite, Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its prev... View more info

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Frost: The Poet and His Poetry (First Appearance in Print of One Favored Acorn)

By: Sohn, David A.; Tyre, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 1729289

Condition: Very Good


Includes 33 1/3 RPM record in rear pocket. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1967 Trade Paperback. x, 70 pp. Record includes recordings of Provide, Provide; Come In; Fire and Ice; Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. The first appearance of One Favored Acorn in print. View more info

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Anthology of German Expressionist Drama: A Prelude to the Absurd

By: Sokel, Walter H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cornell University: 1984

Seller ID: 1974227

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1984 Trade Paperback. 336 pp. German Expressionism refers to a number of related creative movements beginning in Germany before the First World War that reached a peak in Berlin, during the 1920s. These developments in Germany were part of a larger Expressionist movement in north and central European culture in fields such as architecture, painting and cinema. German Expressionist painting produced a great number of works, and led to Neo-expressi... View more info

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Short Stories of the Sea; Moods of the Sea: Masterworks of Sea Poetry (Two Volume Set)

By: Solley, George C.; Steinbaugh, Eric; Tomlinson, David O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1984

Seller ID: 2280939

Condition: Very Good


Two paperbacks in publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges very lightly rubbed. Spine of Short Stories of the Sea lightly creased. Page ridges very faintly toned on both volumes. 1984 Soft Cover. viii, 566; xix, 300 pp. Two volume set in publisher's slipcase. ABOUT SHORT STORIES OF THE SEA: Stories by Hawthorne, Jewett, Maugham, Updike, Kipling, London, Dickens, Crane, and Melville describe sea legends, adventures, storms, shipwrecks, and life on shore. ABOUT MOODS OF THE SE... View more info

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East & West: The Nobel Lecture on Literature (1972); A World Split Apart (1978); Letter to the Soviet Leaders (1973); An Interview with Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn By Janis Sapiets (1979)

By: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263068

ISBN: 0060805080

Condition: Good


1st printing. Ink underlining, pages lightly toned. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. Includes the works by the author and an interview conducted with the BBC. View more info

Cancer Ward

By: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.; Bethell, Nicholas & Burg, David - translators

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1972

Seller ID: 1523308

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed & creased. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. 559 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (December 11, 1918 – August 3, 2008) was a Soviet and Russian Army officer, primarily known as a novelist, dramatist, and historian. Through his writings he helped to make the world aware of the Gulag, the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system – particularly The Gulag Archipelago and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, two of his best-known works. S... View more info

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The Gulag Archipelago: 1918-1956

By: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr; Ericson, Edward E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284457

ISBN: 0060007761

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 2002 Trade Paperback. An abridgment of Solzhenitsyn's three-volume work, with a new introduction by Edward E. Ericson. Drawing on his own incarceration and exile, as well as on evidence from more than 200 fellow prisoners and Soviet archives, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn reveals the entire apparatus of Soviet repression -- the state within the state that ruled all-powerfully. View more info

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August 1914

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander [Aleksandr I.]; Glenny, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199851

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 622 pp. 8vo. Translated by Michael Glenny. Original red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering, maps on endpapers, portrait of author by Karl W. Stuecklen on dust jacket rear. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls a dramatically new interpret... View more info

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August 1914

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander [Aleksandr I.]; Glenny, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1972

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2287155

ISBN: 0374106843

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1972 Hard Cover. 622 pp. 8vo. Translated by Michael Glenny. Original red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering, maps on endpapers, portrait of author by Karl W. Stuecklen on dust jacket rear. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls a dramatically new interpretation of Russ... View more info

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The First Circle

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander [Aleksandr I.]; Whitney, Thomas P. (Translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1972

Seller ID: 2197630

Condition: Good


Reprint. Wrappers rubbed. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. 674 pp. The First Circle is a novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn released in 1968. The novel details the life of the occupants of a gulag prison camp located in the Moscow suburbs, the Marfino sharashka. Many of the prisoners (zeks) are technicians or academics who have been arrested under Article 58 of the RSFSR Penal Code in Stalin's purges following the Second World War. Unlike inhabitants of other hard labor camps of... View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Signet Classics)

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander; Bogosian, Eric

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet Classics: 2008

Seller ID: 2261957

ISBN: 0451531043

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, writing on bottom page ridge, notes on last page and rear wrapper recto. 2008 Mass Market Paperback. xx, 151 pp. In the madness of World War II, a dutiful Russian soldier is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to ten years in a Siberian labor camp. So begins this masterpiece of modern Russian fiction, a harrowing account of a man who has conceded to all things evil with dignity and strength. First published in 1962, One Day in the Lif... View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander; Hingley, Ronald; Hayward, Max; Labez, Leopold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, Publisher: 1963

Seller ID: 2272294

Condition: Good


Binding fragile, wrappers soiled. 1963 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 210, [4] pp. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a novel written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, first published in November 1962 in the Soviet literary magazine Novy Mir (New World). The story is set in a Soviet labor camp in the 1950s, and describes a single day of an ordinary prisoner, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov. Its publication was an extraordinary event in Soviet literary history—never before had an accou... View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Only Authorized Edition)

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander; Parker, Ralph; Kalb, Marvin L.; Tvardovsky, Alexander

Price: $6.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 2276353

Condition: Good


Internal chip to rear spine edge. 1963 Trade Paperback. 160 pp. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a novel written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, first published in November 1962 in the Soviet literary magazine Novy Mir (New World). The story is set in a Soviet labor camp in the 1950s, and describes a single day of an ordinary prisoner, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov. Its publication was an extraordinary event in Soviet literary history—never before had an account of Stali... View more info

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On Photography

By: Sontag, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1977

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2273031

ISBN: 0374226261

Condition: Good


4th printing. Jacket toned with a couple faint stains, 1/2 inch closed tear to top jacket corner, jacket price clipped, crease down front jacket flap. 1977 Hard Cover. 182 pp. CONTENTS: In Plato's Cave; America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly; Melancholy Objects; The Heroism of Vision; Photographic Evangels; The Image-World; A Brief Anthology of Quotations. On Photography is a 1977 collection of essays by Susan Sontag. It originally appeared as a series of essays in th... View more info

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An Attic Philosopher in Paris

By: Souvestre, Emile; Trent, William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: T.Y. Crowell & Company: 1899

Seller ID: 2203186

Condition: Good


Minor pencil marginalia, a few pages repaired with tape which has since yellowed. 1899 Hard Cover. xviii, 212 pp. A work by the French author, with an introduction by William P. Trent, in which a year in the life of a working man is depicted, notable for its vivid character sketches and deeply considered moral commentaries. It received the Lambert Prize, which was presented to the author's widow after his death. View more info

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You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir

By: Soyinka, Wole

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2007

Seller ID: 2201082

ISBN: 0375755144

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch chip to bottom spine edge. 2007 Trade Paperback. xx, 499 pp. The first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as a political activist of prodigious energies, Wole Soyinka now follows his modern classic Ake: The Years of Childhood with an equally important chronicle of his turbulent life as an adult in (and in exile from) his beloved, beleaguered homeland.In the tough, humane, and lyrical language that has typified his plays and novels, Soyink... View more info

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Selected Poems of Stephen Spender

By: Spender, Stephen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Random House: 1964

Seller ID: 1515739

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, spine faintly creased. 1964 Trade Paperback. 81 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE (28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work. He was appointed the seventeenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the United States Library of Congress in 1965. - Wikipedia View more info

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Encounter (November 1958, Vol. XI, No. 5)

By: Spender, Stephen; Kristol, Irving

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg: 1958

Seller ID: 1525982

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1958 Large Softcover. 96 pp. 9 7/8 x 7 1/4. CONTENTS: Dr. Zhivago - Stuart Hampshire; Goodbye to the Mezzogiorno (poem) - W.H. Auden; The Permanent Crisis - F.R. Alleman; What Happened Then - Frank Norman; Rape by a Centaur (poem) - Roy Fuller; Vatican Report - Robert Neville; Marxism and the Literary Critic - George Steiner; The Men at the Top - Roy Lewis & Rosemary Stewart; Killing Flies (poem) - Vernon Scannell; Three Poems - John Holloway; The Revolvi... View more info

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The Faerie Queene: The Mutability Cantos and Selections from The Minor Poetry (Books I and II)

By: Spenser, Edmund; Kellogg, Robert; Steele, Oliver

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Odyssey Press: 1965

Seller ID: 2261821

ISBN: 0672630346

Condition: Good


Ink marks on just a few pages. 1965 Trade Paperback. 542 pp. Edmund Spenser (c. 1552 – 13 January 1599) was an important English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem celebrating, through fantastical allegory, the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy. View more info

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Maus II: A Survivor's Tale -- And Here My Troubles Began

By: Spiegelman, Art

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1992

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2283216

ISBN: 0679729771

Condition: Fine


4th printing. 1992 Trade Paperback. 135, [3] pp. The second installment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as 'the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust' (Wall Street Journal) and 'the first masterpiece in comic book history' (The New Yorker). A brutally moving work of art—widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written—Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author’s father during the Holocaust, wit... View more info

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Philosophy of Benedict de Spinoza

By: Spinoza, Benedict De; Elwes, R.H.M.; Sewall, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tudor Publishing Co.: 1933

Seller ID: 2276285

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Spine and edges faded, two ink names on front endpaper, front endpapers lightly foxed. 1933 Hard Cover. xxxiii, [1], 427, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of philosophical writings by the 17th century proponent of Rationalism, and a leading figure in the Dutch Golden Age. Translated from the Latin by R.H.M. Elwes, with an introduction by Frank Sewall. Includes: On the Improvement of the Understanding; The Ethics; Spinoza's Correspondence (Abridged). View more info

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Heidi

By: Spyri, Johanna; Stork, Elisabeth P.; Stork, Charles Wharton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1921

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2262064

Condition: Very Good


1921 photoplay edition with stills from 1920 film starring Madge Evans. Scarcer than the 1930s Shirley Temple photoplay edition. Quarter-inch chip on bottom edge of jacket front, minor chip on jacket spine-head, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Front board lightly rubbed, page ridges very faintly foxed, faint stain on page ridge. 318 pp. Heidi is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: her year... View more info

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Allen Tate: A Literary Biography

By: Squires, Radcliffe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pegasus: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201262

Condition: Good


First edition. Ink underlining throughout. 1971 Hard Cover. 231 pp. John Orley Allen Tate (November 19, 1899 – February 9, 1979) was an American poet, essayist, social commentator, and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1943 to 1944. View more info

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Kafka: The Years of Insight

By: Stach, Reiner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton: 2015

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2082798

Condition: Fine


Uncorrected proof - review copy with publisher's slip laid in. An exceptional copy. 2015 Trade Paperback. This volume of Reiner Stach's acclaimed and definitive biography of Franz Kafka tells the story of the final years of the writer's life, from 1916 to 1924--a period during which the world Kafka had known came to an end. Stach's riveting narrative, which reflects the latest findings about Kafka's life and works, draws readers in with nearly cinematic precision, zoomin... View more info

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The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

By: Stafford, Jean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269280

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky, jacket faintly toned, a couple tiny spots on top page ridge. 1969 Hard Cover. 463, [3] pp. 8vo. These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day. Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to belong, that not only illuminate whole lives but also convey with an elegant economy of word... View more info

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Psychology of the Spoken Word (Studies in Literature)

By: Staley, Delbert Moyer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Transcript Press, Inc.: 1951

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2269301

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, front board very lightly bumped, pages very faintly toned. 1951 Hard Cover. 334 pp. The process of the mind's activity in presenting different forms of literature to the general public. CONTENTS: Grammar of the Spoken Word; Technique of the Spoken Word; Forms of Poetry; Figures of Speech; Prosody. View more info

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British Academy Papers on Anglo-Saxon England

By: Stanley, E.G. [Eric Gerald]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for the British Academy by the Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203457

ISBN: 0197260845

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 1990 Trade Paperback. xiii, 354 pp. Selections from Proceedings of the British Academy, published 1935-1983, with notes on the contributors and an introduction by E.G. Stanley. Bibliographical notes and index follow text.Includes: Laurence Nowell and the Discovery of England in Tudor Times; Bede; John Mitchell Kemble and Old English Scholarship; The Survival of Anglo-Saxon Illumination after the Norman Conquest; Wulfstan's Prose; An... View more info

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The Unknown Orwell and Orwell: The Transformation

By: Stansky, Peter; Abrahams, William

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Stanford: 1994

Seller ID: 2265842

ISBN: 0804723427

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1994 Trade Paperback. For the first time, these two essential books on George Orwell have been brought together under one cover. The Unknown Orwell describes the first thirty years of Orwell's life?his childhood, the years at Eton and in Burma, and the struggles to become a writer. Orwell: The Transformation carries us forward into the crucial years 1933 to 1937 in which Eric Blair, minor novelist, became George Orwell, a powerful writer with a view, a mi... View more info

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Up from Georgia

By: Stanton, Frank L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1903

Seller ID: 1527210

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed, rear hinge loosening. 1903 Hard Cover. 177 pp. 7 x 4 1/2. Gilt titles & decoration. Dedicated to Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus books. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Frank Lebby Stanton—born 1857 February 22 in Charleston, South Carolina, died 1927 January 7 in Atlanta, Georgia, and frequently credited as Frank L. Stanton, Frank Stanton or F. L. Stanton—was an American lyricist. He was also the initial columnist for the Atlanta Constitution a... View more info