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The Family Through Literature

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56107191

ISBN: 0070629196

Condition: Good


0070629196 Features selections chosen primarily for pleasure - that of the editors and, hopefully, that of the readers. Those who are offended by the idea of literature as sociology can ignore the editors' comments and simply enjoy the excerpts as works of artistic literary creation; those who prefer straight doses of sociology can view the reading as a sober and profitable exercise. - From the introduction. Moderate wear. Occasional markings in text. View more info

The Illustrated Mark Twain

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, New Orchard Editions: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56108404

ISBN: 1850790035

Condition: Very Good


1850790035 234 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Shows Twain as one of those rare writers whose common touch never falters. Editor's introduction traces the strange, tragic, self-tortured life of Samuel Clemens and puts the stories and selections in the perspective of Twain's other writings. Unmarked. Moderate edgewear to dust jacket. Some yellowing to pages. Light wear to book. View more info

Acting with Shakespeare: The Comedies (The Applause Acting Series)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Applause Theatre & Cinema Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56108616

ISBN: 1557832153

Condition: Good


1557832153 153 pages. A superbly concise and clearly written account of how to develop fully realized characters in Shakespeare. Moderate wear. Unmarked. View more info

Conversations with John Gardner (Literary Conversations Series)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Jackson, MS, U.S.A., University Press of Mississippi: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56109027

ISBN: 0878054227

Condition: Fair


0878054227 310 pages including index. In the absence of an autobiography these captivating interviews serve as John Gardner's commentary upon his life and work. Together they give both a self-assessment and a self-revealing look at this fascinating writer who died prematurely. Usual library markings. Moderate wear and lean to spine. Front free endpaper removed. View more info

As Her Whimsey Took Her

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kent, OH, U.S.A., Kent State University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56403611

ISBN: 0873382277

Condition: Good


0873382277 301 pages including notes and index. The fifteen essays in this book treat all aspects of Sayers' work - the detective fiction, the dramas, the translations, the aesthetics. Provides new insight into the total achievements of a remarkable writer. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid clean working copy. View more info

The Granta Book of the American Long Story

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Grove Press, Granta: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56103957

ISBN: 1862072779

Condition: Fine


1862072779 686 pages. "A wonderful collection." - The Times. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Politics of Cultural Mediation: Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Felix Paul Greve

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, The University of Alberta Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56204899

ISBN: 0888644124

Condition: Fine


0888644124 212 pages. This collection of essays explores the contact zones produced by the migrations of two German-born cultural figures. Both figures negotiated languages beyond their mother tongue (German); both moved between geographic and cultural worlds; both produced cultural works in their adopted countries (the US and Canada); and both 'translated' themselves into new contexts." - from back cover. Black and white illustrations. Clean, bright and unmarked... View more info

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Theatre for Young Audiences: 20 Great Plays for Children

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 562A5806

ISBN: 0312181949

Condition: Fine


0312181949 604 pages. Includes: Crow & Weasel, Really Rosie, The Secret Garden, Jungalbook, A Thousand Cranes, and more. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Losing the Plot

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Thailand, AhnDai Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 564A0167

ISBN: 0973402105

Condition: Fine


0973402105 292 page. "Brings new meaning to the pithy aside. His lazy, sardonic style and cavalier approach to literature bear the hallmarks of a truly flawed genius...' - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Unread copy. View more info

Public Sound 4/5

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The Public Access Collective: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56204830

ISBN: 0921344066

Condition: Very Good


0921344066 171 pages. Clean and unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Islands West

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Oolichan Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7865

ISBN: 0889821984

Condition: Good


0889821984 420 pages. "...Sweeps the range of west coast writers - from the unique and powerful voices of internationally recognized writers to the indelible authenticity of emerging voices." - from back cover. Dabs of liquid paper atop half-title page. Some markings to contents. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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OCCIDENT New Series Volume I Spring 1961

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Associated Students of the University of California: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231H0899

ISBN: B00KJO1416

Condition: Good


B00KJO1416 64 page stapled booklet measuring 8 1/2" x 6". Includes poetry and prose by: Thomas Dowling, Bruce Hawkins, Clark Brown, Jay Wright, William Searle, Robert B. Thompson, and fourteen others. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Occident; Fall, 1960.

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Berkeley Associated Students of the University of California 1960.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231H0903

ISBN: B002H9FKG6

Condition: Good


B002H9FKG6 46 page stapled booklet measuring 9" x 6". Includes poetry and prose by: Edwin Brush, Bruce Hawkins, Oswald LeWinter, Robert B. Newman, Belle Randall, Walt Wright, William Searle and seven others. Also includes a fascinating article by Michael Rossman entitled New Faces on the Picket Line. Average wear. Small incidental pen mark to front cover and coffee stain to lower corner of last few pages. A sound copy. View more info

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War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1306

ISBN: 0824824334

Condition: Good


0824824334 405 pages. Footnotes. Index. Illustrated in black and white. "The first interdisciplinary attempt to address the social, political, and spiritual significance of the modern arts both in Japan and its empire between 1920 and 1960. These forty years, punctuated by war, occupation, and reconstruction, were turbulent and brutal, but also important and even productive for the arts." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal light pencil markings to c... View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs and Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 561H1450

ISBN: B0057KUDI2

Condition: Good


B0057KUDI2 420 pages. Undated - circa 1924. Handsomely color-illustrated front board plus seven attractive colour plates. Stories include: The Magic Horse; Codadad and his Brothers; Gulnare of the Sea; Prince Agib; and ten more. Staining to fore- and top edges. Spine slant. Binding intact. Average wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this wonderfully illustrated vintage work. View more info

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Canadian Holmes: The First Twenty-Five Years

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Calabash Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 561H2105

ISBN: 1899562273

Condition: Fine


1899562273 304 pages. "Discover the world of the Bootmakers of Toronto - the entertainment and diversity of the articles which its members have penned over the years - and wish them well in their second twenty-five years of keeping green the memory of both Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Enjoy!" - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

The Crown of Success or Four Heads to Furnish

By: A.L.O.E.

Price: $68.77

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1881

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56107346

Condition: Good


219 pages. A very attractive volume with exquisite gilt lettering and illustration upon brown cloth. All edges gilt. With frontis and illustrations. Presentation inscription upon chocolate coloured front endpaper dated 1882, else unmarked. Moderate wear overall. Dampstains to the corners of some pages and back endpaper. View more info

Hokkaido Popsicle

By: Adamson, Isaac

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., William Morrow Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 56200077

ISBN: 0380812924

Condition: Fair


0380812924 329 pages. After an altercation with the director of Wildman for Geisha! - a movie based on ace reporter Billy Chaka's life - Chaka finds himself in Hokkaido on mandatory vacation... then the trouble begins. Above average wear. Moisture induced rippling to first several pages. Unmarked. View more info

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Textuerre No. 2 (Two) - Revue Litteraire Bi-Mestrielle, Numero 2, Janvier 1977

By: Agulhon, Brigitte; Antoine, Yves; Butor, Michel; De Crozals, Jean-Marie; Hauc, Jean-Claude; JeanJean, Anne-Marie; Teulongnouailles, Bernard; Verlet, Jean-Louis

Price: $79.95

Publisher: France, B. Teulon-Nouailles: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3408

Condition: Very Good


55 pages. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Text in French. A quality copy. View more info

The Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Volume VI - Old Saint Paul's Volume I - Windsor Edition

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Gibbings & Company, Limited: 1901

Edition: Windsor Edition

Seller ID: 56106543

Condition: Fair


From print run of 2000. Includes three plates. Large blank ex libris design upon inside of front board. Front hinge going. Moderately cocked. Boards are well worn but lovely gilt illustration upon front board is clearly visible. Gilt design and writing upon spine still clearly legible/visible. Moderate yellowing to pages. View more info