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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (The Globe Edition). Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by R. Morris, with a Memoir by John W. Hales

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1909-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1724


Green cloth cover with gilt border and lettering. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Pages yellowed. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight. Deckled page edges.Opens with a biography of Edmund Spenser. Also, contains the books of the Fairy Queen and more with an index to the first lines. View more info

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Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle: A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

By: (Oscar Wilde) FINZI, John Charles (Compiler).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-903


First edition. Ex-library book with stamps and withdrawn stamp. Cover is sunfaded on spine and edges. Top front corner crushed. Some cloth deterioration on the back of the cover. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library View more info

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If Winter Comes [Hardcover] by hutchinson, a

By: A.S.M. Hutchinson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and company: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 716


1922, fourth impression, Green Cloth Hardcover, 415 pages plus ads, 8 3/4" tall. Very Good. Slight edgewear. Name on endpaper. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. When the story opens, Mark Sabre is thirty four years of age and has been married eight years. He is a whimsical, loveable idealist, bound to be misunderstood and most of all by his wife Mabel, who is practical, conventional, without humor or imagination, and a snob. View more info

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Leisure moments of a traveling man,

By: Allstorm, Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.T. Duncan Pub. Co: 1911-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-3-911


Signed and inscribed on first endpaper. "To my friend, William Moeller with -- regards from Oliver Allstorm, March 1912." Laid in newspaper poem of "My Neighbor's Son." Also clipping about William Moeller visiting New York. Cover is rubbed stained and has some cloth deterioration. Back cover has been wet so cloth is ruined. Corners rubbed to board. Water stain along page edges but overall pages in good condition Hinges cracked and binding is loose. Allstorm is know for h... View more info

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In St Jurgen Storm 1904 German Language Study

By: Beckmann, J H

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ginn and Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 001214


Ginn & Co. 1904 Hard Cover Good 12mo-over 6�"-7�" tall. Red cloth hardcover. This antique volume is a reprint of Storm"s classic German-language work, annotated by Beckmann for the English-speaking student of German. Includes an extensive dictionary of vocabulary from the story. Very Good. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. View more info

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This is My Beloved, Poems

By: Benton, Walter; Decorated Title Page (red) [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Publishers: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1517


Tenth printing, Dust jacket is torn, faded, chipped and rubbed. Book has some fading on spine and edges. Small stains in the same area. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Born in Austria of Russian parents, he has lived most of his years in the U.S. This remarkable diary in verse of love and passion is his first book. Written when he was in the U.S. Army. View more info

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The Best Plays of 1942-43 And The Year Book Of The Drama In America [Hardcover]

By: Burns (edited by) Mantle

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1943-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 958


First Edition: Blue Cloth Hardcover, 543 pages, 8" tall. Light edge wear and pencil notes on the back endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Includes The Eve of St. Mark, The Skin of Our Teeth, Winter Soldiers, Tomorrow the World, Harriet, The Dough girls, The Damask Cheek, Kiss and Tell, Oklahoma and more. B&W Illustrations. View more info

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Telegraph Avenue: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Harper: 2012-09-11

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-1336


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Second edition. Signed sticker on front of dust jacket. DJ has scratch in top right corner. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (The Yiddish Policemen's Union); to discover The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Now he takes us t... View more info

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Thunder on The Left [Hardcover] by Morley,Christopher

By: Christopher Morley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday.Page & Co,: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630


First Edition, Black Cloth Hardcover with paste downs , 273 pages, 7 3/4" tall. 1925 on both title page and copyright page. Very Good. Cover is rubbed and pastedown label on spine is creased and chipped. Spine rubbed and has white mark where something has rubbed down the spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Among the notionable dictes of antique Rome was the fancy that when men heard thunder on the left the gods had somewhat of special advertisement to imp... View more info

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The World of the Short Story: A 20th Century Collection

By: Clifton Fadiman [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1986-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-907


First edition with full number line. Dustjacket flaps are darkened and lightly chipped. Includes: Capote, Fitzgerald, Lawrence. Greene, Welty, Cheever, Flannery O'Connor, Bellow, Roth, Oates, Updike and more. View more info

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Tarry thou till I come; or Salathiel, the wandering Jew;

By: Croly, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Co: 1901-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1519


First edition. Book is rubbed, bumped corners, Cloth missing from spine at top and bottom (areas are about 1" square). Gift inscription on endpaper. Some small stains but overall clean and binding is tight. The Wandering Jew is a figure from medieval Christian folklore whose legend began to spread in Europe in the thirteenth century. The original legend concerns a Jew who taunted Jesus on the way to the Crucifixion and was then cursed to walk the earth until the Second C... View more info

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language

By: David Crystal

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1995-05-26

Seller ID: unit43-19


Unread. Same split in dust jacket on fold of top corner. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 489 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Systematically explores the history, structure, variety, and range of uses of the English language worldwide. English is arguably the nearest thing we have to a world language, and yet it is a language with a wealth of varieties, dialects, and traditions, all developing in different ways and at different speeds. This book is a sup... View more info

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The Complete Word Book: The Practical Guide to Anything and Everything You Need to Know About Words and How to Use Them

By: De Vries, Mary A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Trade: 1991-05-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1655


Previous owner's name written on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Covering over 65 topics: from word usage and grammar to abbreviations and spelling, her is literally the last word on words. This practical, all-inclusive reference for school, home or office is the perfect tool to add variety, vigor, freshness, and clarity to writing and speaking. View more info

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Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

By: Editor-Merriam-Webster; Editor-Encyclopedia Britannica

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Merriam-Webster: 1995-04

Seller ID: unit43-7


Very Good condition. Light wear. Small creases on dust jacket. Bottom edge of front board is bumped. Previous owner's name and date on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is an innovative reference work that merges two traditional tools: the encyclopedia and the dictionary. This single volume gathers together a vast library of information about literary traditions, works, and authors, as well as pronunciations and etymologies of literary terms. Moer t... View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Edward Fitzgerald

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Dodge Publishing: 1914-01-01

Edition: 2nd Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4-3-917


Text within decorative floral borders. With 8 tipped-in color plates. Illustrator Adelaide Hanscom Leeson (1876-1932). Soft flexible suede leather with gilt embossed title on cover. Edges chipping, mainly on back cover. Paper that backs the leather is chipped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Verse translated into English by Edward Fitzgerald with illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom. Popular edition. View more info

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The Romantic Rebels Frances Winwar Keats [Hardcover] by Winwar, Frances

By: Frances Winwar

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Co.: 1935-01-01

Seller ID: 182


Red Cloth Hardcover, 507 pages. Small stains on outside page edges. Light foxing on endpapers. Name on endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Winwar shows Keats, Shelley and Byron in the midst of their friends, their enthusiasms and their tragedies and that the swing from the 18th to the 19th century was a violent, a period of intellectual ferment etc. View more info

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German Poems and Songs Lieder Oxford Series 1929 [Hardcover]

By: Frederick W Lieder

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1929-01-01

Seller ID: 344


Blue Cloth Hardcover, 292 pages plus index, 7 1/4 tall, Very Good. Cover has slight rubbing and edgewear. Name on front board. Extensive pencil notes on first part of book. Book askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Preface is in English; poems and song lyrics are in German.Songs and poems Goethe, Heine, Schiller, Volkslieder, Uhland, others. vocabulary in back of book. View more info

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C. S. Lewis: images of his world.

By: Gilbert, Douglas R. Kilby, Clyde S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: W. B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.: 1973-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-978


Cover is yellowed and has small stains. Edge wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A treasured classic offers a beautiful window into the people and places that shaped the life of beloved author, scholar, and apologist C. S. Lewis. In photographs and text (much of it in Lewis's own words), Douglas Gilbert and Clyde S. Kilby introduce us to such memorable friends as J. R. R. Tolkien and transport us to such magical places as the deer park outside Lewis's rooms a... View more info

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A Book of Prefaces: Essays on Conrad, Dreiser, Huneker, Puritanism [Hardcover]

By: H.L. Mencken

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1917-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 640


First Edition. Black Cloth Hardcover, 283 pages, 7 3/4" tall, Very Good. Bottom edge and side boards have been crushed. Name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Special literary essays on Joseph Conrad, Theodore Dreiser, James Huneker, and Puritanism as a Literary Force. The design of these essays is indicated by the word used to designate them. Each of the first three prepares an approach to a definite man; the fourth seeks to indicate some of the ... View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among The Lowly, Vol 1

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Donohue, Henneberry & Company: 1899-01-01

Seller ID: 14-2-27


Volume 1 only. Small format hardcover roughly 6 x 4 inches, greenish brown linen with silvery gold stamped decoration and titles. No copyright info, but research leads to a best guess of 1899 for the release of this 19th century best seller, printed here in a single tome containing 2 volumes. 352 pages. Cover is worn, stained, faded. Corners worn and bumped. Pages that attached to front and back boards are detached. Hinges cracked. Pages tanned with fingerprint stains. P... View more info