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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2014

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2205417

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A guy walks into a bar car and...From here the story could take many turns. When the guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved.Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns eac... View more info

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273435

ISBN: 0316154709

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 275 pp. A guy walks into a bar car and... From here the story could take many turns. When the guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved. Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns each... View more info

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Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Company: 1994

Seller ID: 2286304

ISBN: 0316779423

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, spine lightly faded. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 196 pp. Short stories and essays by an apartment cleaner and a popular commentator for National Public Radio highlight the absurd behavior of modern Americans, such as the suburban dad who saves money by performing surgery at home. View more info

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Epistemology of the Closet

By: Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1990

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2271541

ISBN: 0520078748

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Light edge wear. 1990 Trade Paperback. Argues that questions of sexual definition are at the heart of every form of literature, and discusses the writings of Melville, James, Wilde, and Proust View more info

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The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil

By: Sellar, W.Y.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1908

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2178551

Condition: Good


Third edition. Boards and margins lightly stained, bookplate on front endpaper. 1908 Full-Leather. [xiv], 423 pp. A scholarly study of poetry of the classical age. View more info

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L. Annaei Senecae Philosophi ad Lucilium Epistolarum Argumenta... Continens Epistolas.

By: Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Apud Franciscum Baba: 1643

Seller ID: 2289842

Condition: Good


Volume 2 of a 3 volume set. Lacks front free endpaper, most of headband lost, binding beginning to weaken after first gathering. 1643 Hard Cover. 672, [24] pp. 12mo. Vellum binding. Latin text. A selection of letters written by Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher. View more info

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Letters from a Stoic (Penguin Classics)

By: Seneca; Campbell, Robin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 2268747

ISBN: 0140442103

Condition: Good


Spine and wrappers creased, ink underlining and highlighting, sticker on first page, pages lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. 253 pp. For several years of his turbulent life, Seneca was the guiding hand of the Roman Empire. His inspired reasoning derived mainly from the Stoic principles, which had originally been developed some centuries earlier in Athens. This selection of Seneca's letters shows him upholding the austere ethical ideals of Stoicism—the wisdom of the self-possessed person immune to overmastering emotions and life’s setbacks—while valuing friendship and the courage of or... View more info

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Nameless to Nameless

By: Senryu; Oye, George M. [Koshyu, Oye]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: George M. Oye: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2123394

Condition: Very Good


1983 2nd printing. Minor sticker remnant on front corner. 1981 Stapled Binding. 44 pp. Original Japanese with English transliteration and translation. View more info

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Notes on Blood Meridian: Revised and Expanded Edition

By: Sepich, JOhn

Price: $14.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2279904

ISBN: 0292718217

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Light edge wear. 2008 Trade Paperback. Blood Meridian (1985), Cormac McCarthy's epic tale of an otherwise nameless kid who in his teens joins a gang of licensed scalp hunters whose marauding adventures take place across Texas, Chihuahua, Sonora, Arizona, and California during 1849 and 1850, is widely considered to be one of the finest novels of the Old West, as well as McCarthy's greatest work. The New York Times Book Review ranked it third in a 2006 survey of the best work of American fiction published in the last twenty-five years, and in 2005 Time chose it as one of the 100... View more info

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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

By: Service, Robert W. [William]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1916

Seller ID: 2291072

Condition: Very Good


A few faint spots on boards, some purple rubbed away from cloud design (very common with this edition). 1916 Hard Cover. 192 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt, green, black, and white image on front board, soldier vignette on spine, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece and plates by Charles L. Wrenn, with captioned tissue guards. A collection of poetry by the well-known writer famous for his works about the Yukon Territory, this compilation includes a number of poems about World War I. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958) was a poet and writer, so... View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 2017

Seller ID: 2285496

ISBN: 1435163745

Condition: Near Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink wrap. A very nice copy. 2017 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. Black Beauty is a colt who narrates his own life story, from his youth on English farms to his days pulling cabs in the streets of London and his eventual retirement to the countryside. Over the years, he is sold to a variety of different owners, some kind and others less so. His life is a constant illustration of the ways that people—and people and animals—interact with each other. View more info

Secret Fathers

By: Seydell, Mildred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macaulay Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1308352

Condition: Good


First edition (scarcer than the Grosset & Dunlap reprint). No jacket. Spine leans right, minor staining to boards, pages toned, ink stamp on front endpaper, front hinge weak. 1930 Hard Cover. First book by the influential female journalist known for breaking the gender barrier in the newspaper industry in Georgia. She authored a syndicated column, and went on to found her own journal and publishing company. Her journalistic writings focused on the unemployed, and she was an active member of several women's rights organizations. The mother of this story, after fate robs her of her one fulfillin... View more info

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Easy in the Islands: Stories

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199919

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top edge lightly smudged. 1985 Hard Cover. 213 pp. 8vo. Winner of the National Book Award. A calypso bandleader, Lord Short Shoe, schemes with a sexy black singer to bilk an American out of his pride and his companion monkey. Two poor islanders stumble in a violent encounter that might just escalate into revolution. And an entire island bureaucracy casually confounds the attempts of a hotel owner to get his dead mother out of the freezer. Infused with the rhythms and the beat of the Caribbean, these vivid tales of paradise sou... View more info

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The Way of the Sufi

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $4.00

Publisher: A Dutton Paperback: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269084

ISBN: 0525472614

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on half-title page, light general wear. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. Intended to illustrate something of the richness and range of Sufi ideas, this remarkable book contains extracts, verses, anecdotes, epigrams, lectures, contemplation-themes and teaching stories culled from such classical authors as Rumi, El-Ghazali and Omar Khayyam as well as sources best known to Sufis themselves. The Way of the Sufi offers the reader an introductory course of study, beginning with a review of special problems facing the Western student. Not leas... View more info

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Tales of the Dervishes: Teaching-Stories of the Sufi Masters Over the Past Thousand Years

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dutton Paperback: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268950

ISBN: 0525483683

Condition: Very Good


Newspaper clipping taped to half-title page, ink note on half-title page, marginalia on Contents page. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 221 pp. A mysterious chest is buried unopened. A wondrous caravan brings fortune to a simple cobbler. An outcast princess creates a new life in the wilderness. Some of the 78 tales in this remarkable book first appeared in print over a thousand years ago; others are medieval classics. Yet, each has a special relevance for us on the eve of the 21st century. All are told with Idries Shah's distinctive wit and grace and th... View more info

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The Complete Works [of William Shakespeare]

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Literary Guild / Michael O'Mara Books Limited: 1988

Seller ID: 1905393

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Minor wear to corners.Near Fine. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1022 pp. A one-volume edition of Shakespeare's complete plays and poems. Two-column format. Includes 16 color plates by various artists, including Arthur Rackham. View more info

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Romeo and Juliet

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chamberlain Bros. / Penguin Group USA Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 1795931

ISBN: 1596092211

Condition: Good


Wrappings lightly rubbed. Includes DVD. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. Shakespeare's classic tale of star-crossed lovers. The fair city of Verona runs with the blood of warring families, while two young lovers dare to rebel against a destiny that declares they should be enemies. One of the greatest love stories of all time, Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of Shakespeare's most exquisite language and rich poetry. This intensely romantic and popular play has inspired countless performances-a favorite from high school gymnasiums to professional st... View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare, Complete. Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy Left by the Late George Stevens, Esq. with a Memoir, in One Volume.

By: Shakespeare, William; Stevens, George; Chalmers, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: 1869

Seller ID: 2202822

Condition: Good


Spine head, corner of some pages, and rear endpapers stained, corners rubbed, presentation bookplate from Whitestown Seminary on front endpaper, ink name and two words in Greek on front flyleaf. 1869 Half-Leather. x, 977 pp. 8vo. Full leather, stamped decorations, gilt titles, five raised spine bands, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. An attractive and complete collection of William Shakespeare's writings, with steel engravings throughout protected by tissue guards. Two-column format, character names abbreviated within scenes (fully written out in stage directions)... View more info

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Liliane: Resurrection of the Daughter

By: Shange, Ntozake

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271594

ISBN: 0312113102

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 288 pp. In Liliane: Resurrection of the Daughter, Ntozake Shange brings the strands of memories, dreams, and expectations of a young black woman's life into ours. Through the voices of her childhood friends, Roxie, Lollie, and Bernadette, we encounter the last moments of legal segregation in Mississippi and the beginnings of class war within the black community of Queens. The voices of her lovers, Victor-Jesus, Zoom, Thayer, and Sawyer, reveal Liliane in the mor... View more info

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Three Plays for Puritans: The Devil's Disciple; Caesar & Cleopatra; and Captain Brasshound's Conversion.

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd.: 1901

Seller ID: 2289770

Condition: Very Good


1912 7th printing. Rebound in half leather. Edges rubbed, spine toned, pencil name and address on rear endpaper. 1901 Half-Leather. xxxvii, [5], 308, [6] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine and corners, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait of Lieut. General Burgoyne precedes text. Three plays by the the British playwright best known for Pygmalion, which was adapted as the musical My Fair Lady. Includes: The Devil's Disciple, Ceasar & Cleopatra, Captain Brasshound's Conversion. View more info

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Two Plays for Puritans: The Devil's Disciple / Caesar and Cleopatra (Easton Press)

By: Shaw, George Bernard; Him, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2207929

Condition: Very Good


Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Spine lightly toned, light mark to bottom page ridge. 1979 Full-Leather. xxxiii, 215 pp. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two plays by the legendary George Bernard Shaw: The Devil's Disciple, and Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrations by George Him.The Devil's Disciple is an 1897 play written by Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw. The play is Shaw's eighth, and after Richard Mansfield's original 1897 American producti... View more info

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Music in London, 1890-94, in Three Volumes (Standard Edition of the Works of Bernard Shaw)

By: Shaw, [George] Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Constable and Company Limited: 1932

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2029334

Condition: Very Good


1949-1950 reprint. Each volume includes original jacket. Ink name stamp on each front endpaper, jackets lightly toned with several tears and minor loss to corners, tiny spots to one jacket spine, and large tear along jacket spine of first volume.Good. 1932 Hard Cover. Originally written as short articles and printed in The World between 1890 and 1894, George Bernard Shaw's music journalism is collected here and reprinted as part of the Standard Edition of the Works of Bernard Shaw. View more info

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Marguerite's Heritage, or Love After Marriage

By: Sheldon, Mrs. Georgie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1892

Seller ID: 2203577

Condition: Good


No jacket. Edges rubbed, front endpaper missing, rear hinge starting. 1892 Hard Cover. 311 pp. Constance Alexander and Marguerite Arnold both fall in love the Noel Southworth.Sarah Elizabeth Forbush Downs (1843–1926) was a dime novelist from the United States. She wrote novels under her own name, as Mrs. Georgie Sheldon, and as Mrs. George Sheldon Downs.Keywords: MRS GEORGIE SHELDON MARGUERITE'S HERITAGE OR LOVE AFTER MARRIAGE AMERICAN LITERATURE SARAH ELIZABETH FORBUSH DOWNS View more info

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Frankenstein

By: Shelley, Mary

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1996

Seller ID: 2198800

ISBN: 0393979385

Condition: Good


Spine creased, minor pencil marginalia. 1996 Trade Paperback. xii, 336 pp. Edited by J. Paul Hunter. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century Gothicism. While stay-ing in the Swiss Alps in 1816 with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, Mary, then eighteen, began to concoct the story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life by electricity. Written in a time of great personal tragedy, it is a subversive and morbid story warning against the dehumanization of art and the corrupting influence of science. Packed with allusions and l... View more info

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Frankenstein (Norton Critical Edition)

By: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norton: 1995

Seller ID: 2260263

ISBN: 0393964582

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, some pencil underlining. 1995 Trade Paperback. xii, 339 pp. The text of this Norton Critical Edition is that of the 1818 first edition, published in three volumes by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, in which only obvious typographical errors have been corrected. This text represents what Frankenstein's first readers encountered and is the text favored by scholars. A special critical section, Composition and Revision, includes essays by M. K. Joseph and Anne Mellor that address the issues surrounding teachers' choice of text. View more info

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Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus

By: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft; Pearson, Edmund Lester

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1934

Seller ID: 2280985

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase and Sandglass insert. No jacket, ink name and date on front endpaper, small chip along top corner of front paste-down endpaper. 1934 Hard Cover. xviii, 257 pp. Illustrated by Everett Henry. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797–1851) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a hideous, sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the first edition of the novel was published anonymously in London on 1 January 1818, when sh... View more info

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Frankenstein

By: Shelley, Mary [Wollstonecraft]

Price: $20.00

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

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 authors; Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events; Footnotes and endnotes; Selective discussion... View more info

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Frankenstein

By: Shelley, Mary; McDonah, Maitland

Price: $5.00

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

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