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Title:The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard: Author's Edition. Complete Twenty Volume Set
Price:USD$1,850.00
Signed:By Author
Book ID:DH00-008252
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Roycroft Shop, East Aurora, New York, 1908
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Roycroft Shop, 1908, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: 4to. 20-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. The complete 20 volume set, one of 1000 sets published, this being ... More Text...
Title:English and Scottish Popular Ballads
Price:GBP£350.00 (about USD$449.40)
Book ID:B500-21219
Quantity:1
Publisher:Folklore Press, 1957
Edition:US. 1st
Folklore Press, 1957, US. 1st

5 volumes in 3. Ex reference library. 569 + 508 + 521 + 525 + 569 pages. Label and stamp at front, o/w clean text. Green cloth. Title gt on part discoloured spines with shelf number. Vol 3/4 spine unsticking, o/w a very good sound set. Heavy.
Title:Works of Shakspere with Notes
Price:GBP£285.00 (about USD$365.94)
Book ID:JT00-001771
Quantity:1
Publisher:Virtue & Co, U.K
Binding:Half-Leather
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Virtue & Co, Half-Leather, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES VERY LARGE VOLUMES (weight 11.0kg / 24.0 pounds net). PLEASE EMAIL FOR SHIPPING RATES. Undated but some sources suggest publication 1875-76 which seems probable. In Very Good green half leather boards, five raised bands with gilt lettering and maroon panel, original marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, tissues in place. VOLUME I - 810 folio pages, size 15 inches tall by 11 inches. With illustrations ... More Text...
Title:Exotics and Retrospectives
Price:USD$350.00
Book ID:PL00-001682
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sampson Low, Marston, & Co, London, England, 1898
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Sampson Low, Marston, & Co, 1898, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Dust Jacket is in good condition, but has been neatly removed and is folded and stored inside the front cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 299 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Previous owner's inscription and bookplate on endpapers. Deckled edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt in good condition. Cover has no significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001682.
Title:I: Six Nonlectures
Price:USD$300.00
Book ID:TD00-149934
Quantity:1
Publisher:Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1953
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Fair
Harvard University Press, 1953, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Creasing and closed tears to top edges of jacket. Small chipping to spine ends of jacket. Jacket rubbed. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpage. Number written on front pastedown. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Signed limited edtion #218 out of 350. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 149934.
Title:Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, & Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, In Two Parts. (bound together)
Price:GBP£220.00 (about USD$282.48)
Book ID:BB08-05917121019
Quantity:1
Publisher:Printed by S. G. and B. G. for William Lee at the Turkshead, London, 1671
Edition:Third Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Printed by S. G. and B. G. for William Lee at the Turkshead, 1671, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Third Edition

Full title: Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of The Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban. In Two Parts. The Third Edition, According to the best Corrected Copies, Together with his Lordships Life. By William ... More Text...
Title:Bruce Weber
Price:USD$275.00
ISBN:9780821218884
Book ID:RE00-50352
Quantity:1
Publisher:Treville, Tokyo, 1991
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Treville, 1991, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

[EXHIBITION CATALOG] Bruce Weber. Tokyo: Treville, 1991. Large quarto, first edition, unpaginated, wraps, duotone photos with some color family pictures, on medium-weight matted paper typical of Weber books, with a six-page essay called Eternal Farewells! by the beat writer William S. Burroughs and an autobiographical essay by Weber, with family photos. Weber begins by telling us that when he ... More Text...
Title:The Student
Price:GBP£213.80 (about USD$274.52)
Book ID:JT00-8879
Quantity:1
Publisher:A & W Galignani, Paris, 1835
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Quarter Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
A & W Galignani, 1835, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION PUBLISHED IN PARIS. PROSE. Contents: Fidelity In Love; Fi-Ho-Ti; The Pleasures Of Reputation. A Chinese Tale; On The Knowledge Of The World In Men And Books; The Tale Of Kosem Kesamim, The Magician; On The Passion For The Universal; Ferdinand Fitzroy: Or, Too Handsome For Any Thing; The New Phaedo; Or, Conversations On Things Human And ... More Text...
Title:On Hamlet
Price:USD$250.00
Book ID:AZ00-1560795488
Quantity:1
Publisher:Tapp and Toothill LTD, London, UK, 1948
Edition:Presumed 1st as edition not stated
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Tapp and Toothill LTD, 1948, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Presumed 1st as edition not stated

Text is clean, pages are no longer white and crisp, but have aged gently with time. Binding is tight and solid. Gold lettering to spine still legible. First printing 1948; J. O. Rieklau (?) printed on fly page and dated 1949. Light shelf and corner wear. Text reviews Hamlet and most all associated characters in great detail and love of author and character. ... More Text...
Title:Odes of Pindar: Nemean Isthmian Olympian and Pythian 3 Volumes
Price:AUD$332.50 (about USD$243.77)
Book ID:PW-29757
Quantity:1
Publisher:Adolf M. Hakkert, 1965
Edition:Second Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Adolf M. Hakkert, 1965, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Second Edition

Text in English and Greek. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 3-volume set (complete). Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Poetry; Greece; Ancient (BC); Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29757.
Title:Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, & Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, In Two Parts. Part I only
Price:GBP£185.00 (about USD$237.54)
Book ID:BB08-05917121018
Quantity:1
Publisher:Printed by S. G. and B. G. for William Lee at the Turkshead, London, 1671
Edition:Third Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Printed by S. G. and B. G. for William Lee at the Turkshead, 1671, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Third Edition

Full title: Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of The Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban. In Two Parts. The Third Edition, According to the best Corrected Copies, Together with his Lordships Life. By William ... More Text...
Title:JEAN-PAUL SARTRE:THE EVOLUTION OF HIS THOUGHT AND ART
Price:GBP£150.00 (about USD$192.60)
ISBN:0773495266
Book ID:B500-22706
Quantity:1
Publisher:MELLEN PRESS, 1992
Edition:US. 1st
MELLEN PRESS, 1992, US. 1st

439 pp. Red cloth. Gilt lettering fairy faint ow Fine
Title:Night Visitors:The Rise and Fall of the English Ghost Story
Price:GBP£150.00 (about USD$192.60)
ISBN:0571111130
Book ID:B500-11709
Quantity:1
Publisher:Faber & Faber, 1977
Edition:1st
Faber & Faber, 1977, 1st

The Author asks why so many were published between 1850 and 1930, and why did authors like Dickens, Stevenson, Kipling & Henry James write them. 238 pages. Ex library. Yellow boards. VG in VG dust jacket in protective sleeve
Title:Confronting Serafini
Price:AUD$250.00 (about USD$183.28)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:LU00-0006586
Quantity:1
Publisher:Chance Press, Emeryville, 2017
Edition:Third Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:As New
Chance Press, 2017, Hardcover, Book Condition: As New, Third Edition, Signed by Author

A short essay on one of the world's weirdest books. Hand bound in boards with Cave handmade paper and specially treated pages from the Rizzoli edition of the Codex. This edition was published in a limited edition of 10 signed and numbered copies. This is number 10. Deluxe Edition. Size: 19cm x 15cm. 42 pages. Shipped Weight: .28 kilos.
Title:The Australian Academy of the Humanities Proceedings 1970-1979 10 Volumes
Price:AUD$237.50 (about USD$174.12)
Book ID:PW-12426
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sydney University Press, 1970
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Sydney University Press, 1970, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: Quarto. 10-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Philosophy. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12426.
Title:LETTERS OF HORACE WALPOLE, Earl of Orford 1735-97:Including Numerous Letters Now First Published from the Original Manuscripts
Price:GBP£120.00 (about USD$154.08)
Book ID:B500-22644
Quantity:1
Publisher:BENTLEY, 1840
BENTLEY, 1840

6 volumes. 375 + 479 + 496 + 496 + 496 + 537 pp. 4 engravings in each volume. Inscriptions dated 1850 on feps. Foxing/staining mainly to prelims. Some hinges cracked. Decorated purple boards with gilt crown. TItles gt on pines sunned & torn.
Title:Hand-List of The Drawings and Engravings Illustrative of the Life of Shakespeare Preserved at Hollingbury Copse, Near Brighton DATED 1884
Price:GBP£118.80 (about USD$152.54)
Book ID:JT00-001335
Quantity:1
Publisher:Printed Privately, U.K, 1884
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Printed Privately, 1884, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition

104 pages, size 9 inches tall by 5.75 inches. PREFACE : It is very difficult to meet with pictorial illustrations of the Life of Shakespeare that belong to even a small antiquity. With the exception of two or three found in periodicals, and which are sufficiently common, any of the kind which were executed more than seventy years ago are of exceedingly rare occurrence. The Bodleian Library, so rich in ... More Text...
Title:Impressions Of Henry Irving: Gathered In Public And Private During A Friendship Of Many Years
Price:GBP£118.80 (about USD$152.54)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:JT00-8749
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1908
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longmans, Green & Co, 1908, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

SIGNED & LETTER FROM THE AUTHOR. Preface by H.B. Irving. Book - in Good gray paper covered boards with a beige cloth covered spine with black lettering to the front board and a paper label to the spine - some marking to the gray paper covering and browning and darkening to the spine and label to the spine, slight bumping to the extreme corners and extreme ends ... More Text...
Title:Barbarous Barbers and Other Stories
Price:USD$150.00
Book ID:PL00-001680
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hokuseido Press, Tokyo, Japan, 1939
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Hokuseido Press, 1939, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Dust Jacket is in good condition, but has been neatly removed and is folded and stored inside the front cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 319 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Cover has no significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001680.
Title:The Fragmentary Latin Poets
Price:USD$145.00
ISBN:0198147759
Book ID:TD00-148844
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1993, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pencil annotations and pen underlinings throughout text. Spine slightly cocked. Front hinge cracked, but binding still secure. Jacket lightly rubbed. Previous bookseller's price on front free endpage. Boards and jacket bumped and shelf worn on corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0198147759. ISBN/EAN: 9780198147756. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 148844.
Title:Gathering of the Forces, The (Two Volume Set)
Price:USD$140.00
Book ID:PL00-103357
Quantity:1
Publisher:G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1920
Edition:Limited
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1920, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Limited

272pp (Vol 1) + 394pp (Vol 2); This is a limited letterpress edition, issued as one of 1250 sets, each in two volumes and issued in the Autumn of 1920. It includes editorials, essays, literary and dramatic reviews and other material written by Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1846 and 1847. Edited by Cleveland Rodgers and John Black with a foreword and a sketch of Whtman's life and ... More Text...
Title:Philip Massinger: A Critical Reassessment
Price:AUD$185.50 (about USD$136.00)
ISBN:9780521258951
Book ID:PW-18006
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cambridge Univ. Press, 1985
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Cambridge Univ. Press, 1985, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

This collection of essays attempts a full reappraisal of the critical position of Massinger's works. The essays discuss major plays as well as important general aspects of Massinger's dramaturgy. They include an analysis of the playwright's strikingly individual dramatic language; the subtlety of his handling of the relationships between men and women; his political ... More Text...
Title:History and Imagination. Essays in honour of H.R. Trevor-Roper
Price:GBP£100.00 (about USD$128.40)
ISBN:9780715615706
Book ID:LC02-0019681
Quantity:1
Publisher:Duckworth, London, 1981
Edition:First edition
Binding:Original Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:very good
Duckworth, 1981, Original Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: very good, First edition

386 pages. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Some pages with annotations or underlining in pencil. Dustjacket. Slight wear & slight soiling to spine, covers, corners & dustjacket. Top edge slightly soiled. Spine slightly rolled Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; General History & Topography; Britain/UK; 1980s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0019681.
Title:Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil, with Notes and Glossorial Index By W. Aldis Wright
Price:USD$125.00
Book ID:PL00-103162
Quantity:1
Publisher:Macmillan and Co, Cambridge, UK, 1863
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Macmillan and Co, 1863, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

464pp; Green boards with gilt lettering and decoration; Part of the Golden Treasury Series; Stated "Second thousand"; Corners are bumped and chipped; Spine caps are worn; Pages are tanned; Pages up to Table of Contents are detached, but all appear to be present; Owner's inscription on logo page; Dried flower on page 185; Some spotting and soiling throughout; Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 103162.
Title:Literary Essays
Price:USD$125.00
Book ID:PL00-001681
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hokuseido Press, Tokyo, Japan, 1939
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Hokuseido Press, 1939, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Dust Jacket is in good condition, but has been neatly removed and is folded and stored inside the front cover. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 205 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Cover has no significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001681.
Title:...one November Day in 1980 the Other Graham Greene Burst Through His Shadow
Price:GBP£94.50 (about USD$121.34)
Book ID:JT00-9996956
Quantity:1
Publisher:Bodley Head, U.K, 1983
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Fine
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Bodley Head, 1983, Softcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

14 pages, size 7.5 inches tall by 4.5 inches, in plain white card covers. These extracts are from 'The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene'. This booklet was issued in an edition of 225 copies for private distribution by the publisher prior to publication of the book & is signed & dedicated 'A very special greeting from Euan (?) & John'. [We assume this to be John Ryder, book designer. ... More Text...
Title:The Lisle Letters (Six Volume Set)
Price:AUD$158.40 (about USD$116.13)
ISBN:0226088014
Book ID:SB00-0267375
Quantity:1
Publisher:The University Of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1981
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The University Of Chicago Press, 1981, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Red and blue cloth with paper title label to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. All volumes in near fine condition, Three were in their original shrink wrapping, the other three have only the very lightest signs of ageing to the top edge of the text blocks and have no annotations, no markings. Volume 1 has a frontispiece of the arms of Arthur ... More Text...
Title:Cronicas del Regreso (1940-1941)
Price:GBP£85.00 (about USD$109.14)
ISBN:9591007299
Book ID:BB08-04711040133
Quantity:1
Publisher:Instituto Cubano del Libro, Editorial Letras Cubanos, Cuba, 2002
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Instituto Cubano del Libro, Editorial Letras Cubanos, 2002, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Section of newspaper articles. Crisp clean covers, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers. Text is in Spanish. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500g. ISBN: 9591007299. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04711040133.
Title:The Chameleon: Second Series
Price:AUD$138.00 (about USD$101.17)
Book ID:PW-29756
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longman, 1833
Edition:Edition Unstated
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longman, 1833, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated

Size: Octavo (standard book size). 328 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges badly foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29756.
Title:The Spectator: Volume the Fifth
Price:AUD$138.00 (about USD$101.17)
Book ID:PW-14816
Quantity:1
Publisher:Spilsbury, London, 1789
Edition:Edition Unstated
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Spilsbury, 1789, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Heavy foxing throughout. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges badly foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; England; 18th century; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14816.
Title:Most Material Parts of Blackstone's Commentaries Reduced to Questions and Answers, The
Price:USD$100.00
Book ID:PL00-001246
Quantity:1
Publisher:Baker, Voorhis, & Co, New York, NY, 1891
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Baker, Voorhis, & Co, 1891, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 392 pp. Pages are browned, but are tight and clean. Front hinge is cracked. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Heavy shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001246.
Title:Anticourt Drama in England 1603-1642
Price:USD$100.00
ISBN:0813912008
Book ID:PL00-607873
Quantity:1
Publisher:University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1989
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
University Press of Virginia, 1989, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, First Edition

Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, head and tail of spine lightly bumped, head of spine slightly sun-faded for an inch, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only - a very handsome copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 235 pages, index, notes, abbreviations and short titles. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Theatre & Plays; Britain/UK; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0813912008. ISBN/EAN: 9780813912004. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 607873.
Title:Messages
Price:GBP£76.00 (about USD$97.59)
Book ID:JT00-004601
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cape, U.K, 1927
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Cape, 1927, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

xiii, 304 pages, size 8 inches tall by 5.25 inches. 'M. Fernandez is concerned with the problem of personality. Addressing those eager for an ideal in life, he points to the development and perfection of character. And (it is this which is his originality) for his inspiration and illustration he goes to fiction. While Croce has used a philosophy to explain art, M. Fernandez uses art, and particularly literature, to ... More Text...
Title:SELECTED LETTERS
Price:GBP£75.00 (about USD$96.30)
ISBN:0192828185
Book ID:B500-22725
Quantity:1
Publisher:OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 1991
Edition:1st Oxford Paperback
OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 1991, 1st Oxford Paperback

Edited by Catherine Phillips. Oxford Letters & Memoirs series. Fairly unobtrusive 'Damaged' stamp on title page. Minor bumping bottom front & top rear, with small stain on bottom edge. Slight creasing to bottom rear, Contents clean. Still a nice copy
Title:Essays by the Late Mark Pattison: Vol. I & 2 vol set
Price:USD$95.00
Book ID:AB03-AC007622I
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oxford U., Oxford, 1889
Edition:1st edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Oxford U., 1889, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, 1st edition

Size: Octavo (standard book size). 495/497 pp. 2-volume set (complete). Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Text and spine marked with Library stamps, but very discreetly, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; #36659/60; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: AC007622I.
Title:Sesame and Lilies: Three Lectures by John Ruskin, LL.D
Price:USD$93.75
Book ID:QB00-924
Quantity:1
Publisher:Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1891
Edition:Revised and Enlarged Ed
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:None (as issued)
Thomas Y. Crowell, 1891, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: None (as issued), Revised and Enlarged Ed

VG HB with no DJ (as issued), but protected by custom cut clear polyester cover. 2 p. l., 3-184 p. front. (port.) 17 cm. A very attractive early copy of Ruskin's essays with an intertwined "JR" monogram in black and gilt embossed on the front cover and bright gilt title on spine with 5 raised bands. Size: Sextodecimo (16mo; up to 6 3/4" / ... More Text...
Title:The Scandalous Memoirists: Constantia Phillips, Laetitia Pilkington and the shame of publick fame
Price:AUD$125.00 (about USD$91.64)
ISBN:0719055733
Book ID:LU00-0007786
Quantity:1
Publisher:Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2000
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Fine
Manchester University Press, 2000, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, First Edition

Size: 24cm x 16cm. 243 pages. Book is in Near Fine condition, by which we mean almost as if in its original new condition, but containing very slight marks of age and/or wear from light handling. Light foxing to top outside edge of text block. In protective wraps, can be safely removed. Shipped Weight: .59 kilos. ISBN: 0719055733. ISBN/EAN: 9780719055737.
Title:Salt and Sincerity : From ' Letters to Belinda'
Price:GBP£71.30 (about USD$91.55)
Book ID:JT00-002636
Quantity:1
Publisher:Wells Gardner Darton & Co, U.K, 1908
Edition:First U.K. Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Wells Gardner Darton & Co, 1908, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First U.K. Edition

FIRST UK EDITION. Arthur Lee Humphreys (1865-1946) cartographer and historian. vii, 183 pages, size 7.25 inches tall by 5 inches. Book - in Good Plus green boards with gilt lettering and borders - some marking to the boards and light rubbing and bumping to the extreme corners, a 'concave' spine and light rubbing and bumping to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, light marking and ... More Text...
Title:Comic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, 1870-1940
Price:USD$90.00
ISBN:9783791331959
Book ID:RE00-50644
Quantity:1
Publisher:Prestel, New York, 2004
Edition:Edition Unstated
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Prestel, 2004, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Edition Unstated

[GERMAN ART] Kort, Pamela, Comic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, 1870-1940, large quarto, Prestel, 2004, pp. 223, black matte boards with gilt lettering on spine, color and black and white illustrations and 10 essays, edited by Kort. This volume accompanied an exhibit in New York. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, short tear near top of spine. Pages ... More Text...
Title:Brief Encounters
Price:AUD$119.00 (about USD$87.25)
Signed:By Author & Illustrator
ISBN:9780959303049
Book ID:PW-28734
Quantity:1
Publisher:Richard Griffin, Sydney, 1984
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Donald Friend
Binding:Hardcover (Embossed Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Richard Griffin, 1984, Hardcover (Embossed Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed by Author and Illustrator, Illustrated By: Donald Friend

Signed by Ron Saw and Donald Friend. Edition limited to 2,000 copies. Size: Quarto. 64 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket has small closed tears, but otherwise ... More Text...
Title:The Life and Times of Chaucer
Price:AUD$119.00 (about USD$87.25)
ISBN:9780394493176
Book ID:PW-18583
Quantity:1
Publisher:Knopf, 1977
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:J. Wolf
Binding:Hardcover (Embossed Cloth)
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:As New
Knopf, 1977, Hardcover (Embossed Cloth), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First Edition, Illustrated By: J. Wolf

Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: J. ... More Text...
Title:Selected Literary Essays
Price:AUD$119.00 (about USD$87.25)
Book ID:PW-27302
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cambridge Univ. Press, 1969
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Cambridge Univ. Press, 1969, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27302.
Title:Philosophia Togata: Essays on Philosophy and Roman Society
Price:USD$80.50
ISBN:0198148844
Book ID:TD00-147866
Quantity:1
Publisher:Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Clarendon Press, 1989, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Protected in Brodart cover. Boards and jacket bumped and shelf worn on corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0198148844. ISBN/EAN: 9780198148845. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 147866.
Title:The Beauties of Jeremy Taylor DD selected from his works with an essay on his life and writings (complete in one volume)
Price:GBP£61.98 (about USD$79.59)
Book ID:BB04-15287
Quantity:1
Publisher:Blackie and Son, Glasgow, 1834
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Blackie and Son, 1834, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: Octavo (standard book size). xliii, 588 pp. .. Brown cloth boards with gilt decorated spine. Boards worn and rubbed and spine slightly sunned. Marbled end papers and book plate on front paste down. Frontis portrait of Jeremy Taylor, lightly offset on title page. Sporadic light foxing else clean sound copy in tight binding. (The Christian's Family Library No III). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Britain/UK; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 15287.
Title:Latitudes
Price:GBP£60.00 (about USD$77.04)
Book ID:SL00-24463
Quantity:1
Publisher:Melrose, 1924
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Melrose, 1924, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

The first UK edition ( first published in the US ). Presentable, clean, tight and sound copy. Publishers blue cloth with original paper spine label. End papers browned, some other light foxing. No inscriptions or annotation. [ 8 ] + 322 pages. Size: 8vo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; scotland; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24463.
Title:Concept of Platonic Love in the Coterie of Mrs. Katherine Philips, "The Matchless Orinda"
Price:USD$75.00
Book ID:PL00-104697
Quantity:1
Publisher:Self published, Washington, DC, 1954
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Self published, 1954, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

This was a dissertation presented to the faculty of the Graduate School of Howard University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 83 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Corners are bumped and rounded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 104697.
Title:Transactions of the Loggerville Literary Society
Price:GBP£58.00 (about USD$74.48)
Book ID:M002-12674
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Russell Smith, London, 1867
Edition:1st Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
John Russell Smith, 1867, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, 1st Edition

VERY GOOD- purple, cloth backed boards with gilt titles.Top and tail of spine are badly worn with some loss. The boards are a little faded and rubbed with chipping to the corners and spine top and extremities. Grey eps and aeg. The innards are clean .168 pp. but now the bookblock is detached from the case as both hinges are 100% split. Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and ... More Text...
Title:A Moveable Feast
Price:AUD$100.00 (about USD$73.32)
Book ID:A000-30967
Quantity:1
Publisher:Jonathan Cape, UK, 1964
Edition:First UK Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Jonathan Cape, 1964, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First UK Edition

Touch of rubbing wear to front of jacket Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. Now protected in non-adhesive clear wrap.
Title:Ishmael Reed and the New Black Aesthetic Critics
Price:AUD$99.00 (about USD$72.58)
ISBN:0333420586
Book ID:MB02-14010427
Quantity:1
Publisher:Macmillan, London, 1988
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good Condition
Macmillan, 1988, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition

120 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. . There is a "Withdrawn" stamp on the rear end page but this is the only indication of this book being ex-library. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. There is a "Withdrawn" stamp on the rear end page but this is the only ... More Text...
Title:Works vol 2: Representative Men, Society and Solitude
Price:USD$72.00
Book ID:AB03-AC006660I
Quantity:1
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin, 1882
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Houghton Mifflin, 1882, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Size: Octavo (standard book size). 269 pp. stamp inside cover. Binding is tight, spine fully intact. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; #3577; Sociology & Culture. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: AC006660I.

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