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Girls in the Grass: Stories

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282555

ISBN: 0394576632

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 272 pp. Ranging from rural Idaho to suburban Arizona and downtown Boston, eleven stories offer an insightful, poignant study of American dreams, illusions, revelations, and relationships. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Vol. 1) (The Riverside Edition)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2130108

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner faintly bumped, tiny Boston bookseller sticker on front endpaper. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, 531 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth. Volume 1 in Houghton, Mifflin & Company's 10 volume collection of Thoreau's writings. A narrative of a round trip boat voyage from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire. Thoreau published an account of it in tribute to his brother, who died three years after the trip of tetanus. Fir... View more info

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Walden and Civil Disobedience (Riverside Edition)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1960

Seller ID: 2196348

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1960 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Thoreau's classic work on living with nature and resisting the corruptions of city life. View more info

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On Man & Nature

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Seller ID: 2204254

Condition: Very Good


Faint wear to corners. 1960 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of aphorisms from the American Transcendentalist writer. View more info

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Walden (Fall River Press Edition)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Fall River: 2008

Seller ID: 2204532

ISBN: 1435107497

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A cornerstone of American letters, Walden is Henry David Thoreau's chronicle of the two years he spent living by himself at Walden Pond, contemplating the individual's relationship to society. Thoreau first published this book in 1854, and its themes of self-reliance, independence, individuality, and integration with nature still resonate with readers today. This elegant gift edition repr... View more info

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Walden (Fall River Press Edition)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Fall River Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2207923

ISBN: 1435107497

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. A cornerstone of American letters, Walden is Henry David Thoreau's chronicle of the two years he spent living by himself at Walden Pond, contemplating the individual's relationship to society. Thoreau first published this book in 1854, and its themes of self-reliance, independence, individuality, and integration with nature still resonate with readers today. This elegant g... View more info

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Walden and Civil Disobedience

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Seller ID: 2261848

ISBN: 1593082088

Condition: Near Fine


Small ink name on front endpaper. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Disdainful of America's booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau left Concord, Massachusetts, in 1845 to live in solitude in the woods near Walden Pond. Walden, the account of his stay, conveys at once a naturalist's wonder at the commonplace and a Transcendentalist's yearning for spiritual truth and self-reliance. But, even as Thoreau disentangled hi... View more info

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Works of Henry David Thoreau (Illustrated)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Avenel Books: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262826

ISBN: 0517336308

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Pages toned. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Contains the full text of Walden and many other works by Thoreau. View more info

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Henry David Thoreau: Three Complete Books: The Maine Woods; Walden; Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Gramercy Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2275956

ISBN: 0517093510

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 536 pp. A collection of three great works by the naturalist, writer, philosopher, and leading thinker of the American Transcendentalist movement includes Walden, The Maine Woods, and Cape Cod. View more info

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The Maine Woods

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Lunt, Dudley C.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1950

Seller ID: 2272660

Condition: Very Good


Bookplate on front endpaper. 1950 Hard Cover. 340 pp. A reissue of Thoreau's works recounting his travels in the wilderness of 19th century Maine, with illustrations by Henry Bugbee Kane and notes by Dudley C. Lunt. Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. Taking notes constantly, Thoreau was just as likely to tu... View more info

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Walden or, Life in the Woods, and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (A Signet Classic)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Miller, Perry

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Signet Classic: 1962

Seller ID: 2269319

Condition: Good


Faint sticker ghosting on front wrapper, address label on blurb page, light ink underlining, pages faintly toned. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 255 pp. In March, 1845, he set out to live life in a new way. Borrowing an ax, he built himself a wooden hut on the edge of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts, where he lived until September, 1847. Walden is a record of that experiment in simple living. In this fascinating work Thoreau describes his Robinson Crusoe existence,... View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Theroux, Paul

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269465

ISBN: 0140170022

Condition: Very Good


Wrapper edges very faintly rubbed, pages very faintly toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. xvi, 319 pp. Cape Cod chronicles Henry David Thoreau’s journey of discovery along this evocative stretch of Massachusetts coastline, during which time he came to understand the complex relationship between the sea and the shore. He spent his nights in lighthouses, in fishing huts, and on isolated farms. He passed his days wandering the beaches, where he observed the wide variety of life ... View more info

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Writings & Drawings (The Library of America 90)

By: Thurber, James

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203820

ISBN: 1883011221

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 1004 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short works and cartoons by the humorist long associated with The New Yorker, selected by Garrison Keillor, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Is Sex Necessary? (excerpts); The Owl in the Attic (excerpts); The Seal in the Bedroom; My Life ... View more info

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The Red-Keggers

By: Thwing, Eugene

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Book-Lover Press: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1538177

Condition: Good


First edition. Hinges just starting to weaken, edge wear. Text clean & unmarked. 1903 Hard Cover. 429 pp. 8 1/8 x 5 5/8. Original red cloth, green trees flanked by brown axes and barrels on front cover, gilt titles & top page ridge. An agricultural novel centered around the Michigan farming and lumbering community. View more info

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Milton

By: Tillyard, E.M.W.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267860

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, pencil name on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. viii, 396 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Early Poems; The Period of the Prose; Milton's Beliefs; The Later Poems; Milton To-day; Appendices; Index. View more info

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James Joyce: His Way of Interpreting The Modern World

By: Tindall, W.Y.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1950

Seller ID: 2196795

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1950 Trade Paperback. An unusually intelligible interpretation concentrating on Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. The author examines Joyce in terms of Stephen Daedalus..., Humanity, The family cycle, and Myth and symbol, explaining Freudian implications, multi-lingual puns, symbols and characters. View more info

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Forces in Modern British Literature: 1885-1956

By: Tindall, William York

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1956

Seller ID: 1514875

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded. 1956 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 316 pp, xx. Tindall's classic study. Covers Virginia Woolf, Thomas Hardy, Yeats, Joyce, et al. View more info

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Wallace Stevens (Pamphlets on American Writers, Number 11)

By: Tindall, William York

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 1961

Seller ID: 1527636

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed & toned, pencil underlining in text. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 47 pp. Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as a lawyer for the Hartford insurance company in Connecticut. His best-known poems include Anecdote of the Jar, Disillusionment of Ten O'C... View more info

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Albert Camus: A Life

By: Todd, Oliver; Ivry, Benjamin

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 2000

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267231

ISBN: 0786707399

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Very light general wear. 2000 Trade Paperback. 434 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. In this vibrant, engaging biography of Albert Camus, the internationally acclaimed author of The Stranger, The Plague, and The Fall, French writer and journalist Olivier Todd has richly tapped resources never before available—personal correspondence, notebooks, public records, as well as exclusive interviews with Camus's family, friends, fellow workers, mentors,... View more info

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The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction

By: Toibin, Colm

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Viking: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202421

ISBN: 0670891088

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed.Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxiv, 1085 pp. An extraordinary and diverse compilation of Ireland's greatest writers from the best Irish writer of his generation (The Irish Independent)The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction represents the entire tradition of Irish fiction in English from Jonathan Swift, born in 1667, to Emma Donoghue, born in 1968. It includes the ... View more info

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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from The Red Book

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1972

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2202777

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Light foxing on top page ridge, minor wear to jacket corners. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Original pictorial hardcover boards. Two-tone and black & white illustrations by Pauline Baynes throughout text. Originally published prior to The Hobbit, this 1934 poem significantly predates the appearance of Bombadil in The Lord of the Rings. View more info

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The Tolkien Reader

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269621

Condition: Good


First edition - a paperback original. Spine and back corner creased, ink name on top page ridge and blurb page, pages faintly toned. 1966 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 24, 112, 78, 63 pp. Stories, poems and an essay. CONTENTS: Publisher's Note; Tolkien's Magic Ring; The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son; Tree and Leaf; Farmer Giles of Ham; The Adventures of Tom Bombadil. View more info

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.; Beagle, Peter S.

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2280583

Condition: Good


Spines creased and cocked, 1/4 inch tear to top corner of book 3, pages toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. Tolkien's classic epic fantasy, in three volumes, with a new foreword by Tolkien, introductions by Peter S. Beagle, cover art by Michael Herring, and maps by Shelly Shapiro. The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by philologist J.R.R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (193... View more info

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Letters from Father Christmas

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.; Tolkien, Baillie

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2279153

ISBN: 0007463375

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 191 pp. The Father Christmas Letters, also known as Letters from Father Christmas, are a collection of letters written and illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien between 1920 and 1942 for his children, from Father Christmas. They were released posthumously by the Tolkien estate on 2 September 1976, the 3rd anniversary of Tolkien’s death. They were edited by Baillie Tolkien, second wife of his youngest son, Christopher. The book was warmly re... View more info

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Anna Karenina (German Text)

By: Tolstoi, Leo

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur Nachf.: 1950

Seller ID: 2268330

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date, circa mid-1900s). Spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1950 Hard Cover. 391 pp. German text. Anna Karenina (Russian: «???? ????????», IPA: [?an?? k??r?en??n?])[1] is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political issues that arose in the final installment (Tolstoy's negative views of Russia... View more info

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Ivan the Fool or The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils, also A Lost Opportunity and Polikushka

By: Tolstoi, Leo [Tolstoy, Leo]; Norraikow, Adolphus

Price: $425.00  $340.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster and Company: 1891

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2180844

Condition: Very Good


First thus - these stories were originally published separately. A bit musty, spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper and corresponding owner stamp on front flyleaf. 1891 Hard Cover. 172 pp. Three short stories by the author of Anna Karenina, War and Peace, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, originally published in 1886. Includes a preface by translator Count Norraikow, Ivan the Fool, A Lost Opportunity, and Polikushka. Engraved illustrations by Valerian Gribayedoff (w... View more info

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Childhood, Boyhood and Youth; What is to be Done?

By: Tolstoi, Lyof N. [Tolstoy, Leo]

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 2274055

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit faded, endpapers a bit foxed. 1899 Hard Cover. x, 379, viii, 283, [1] pp. 8vo. Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, [Tolstoy] is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Cri... View more info

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Short Stories

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268789

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/2/07) in blue ink on front flyleaf. 1996 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 281, [7] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Chris Simon, black-and-white illustrations in text from drawings by Alan Phillips. A collection of nine short stories by the author of War... View more info

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The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Tales

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1940

Seller ID: 2196511

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to jacket. 1940 Small Hard Cover. Contains a sampling of Tolstoy's novellas and short stories. View more info

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Anna Karenina (Signet Classics)

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Signet: 2002

Seller ID: 2207985

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2002 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Upon it's publication, Anna Karenina startled the world with its powerful portrayal of the human need for love and happiness weighed against the rigid demands of society. Its heroine, the sensual, rebellious Anna, renounces a respectable yet stifling marriage for an extramarital affair that offers a taste of passion even as it ensnares her in a trap for destruction. Her story cont... View more info