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Science Fiction : An Introduction - Cliffs Notes

By: Allen, L. David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IN, Hungry Minds: 1973

Seller ID: 19553

ISBN: 0822011697

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good Plus condition. Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Outside page edges age tanning. Covers lightly shelf rubbed. Soft bump at front corner tips. Solid, clean. A selected bibliography of works about Science Fiction. View more info

THE FIRST ENGLISH NOVELISTS, ESSAYS IN UNDERSTANDING

By: Armistead, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TN, University of Tennessee Press: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4263

ISBN: 0870494686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


295 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. The novels of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, and Austen are imbedded in eighteenth- century culture. A modern reading of these works, to be richly rewarding, needs to consider how they interpret the life and times of their authors... View more info

Andre Malraux Tragic Humanist

By: Blend, Charles D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Ohio State University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16521

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


255 pages; Very Good/No Jacket Ex-library with stamps, spine pen and pocket. Olive green cloth boards with white lettering. Spine and edges are lightly sunned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The unity of life and work has always been one of the things about Malraux that most appealed to me. The problems with which he deals are eternal, but he has lived and written of the most crucial periods of human history and partake of the more durable quality of art. In general, I am not only stimulated but attracted by the way in which Malraux treats... View more info

Robert Browning's Poetry (Norton Critical Edition)

By: Browning, Robert & Loucks, James F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17389

ISBN: 0393090922

Condition: Fine


604 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. 1st Paperback Edition, 1st Printing. A Norton Critical Edition; Authoritative Texts; Criticism. This volume offers a generous selection of works from each of Browning's creative periods, emphasizing the years in which the memorable dramatic monologues were written. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE LITERARY HISTORY OF SPANISH AMERICA - SECOND EDITION

By: Coester, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1950

Edition: Second Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 4220

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


521 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light shelf wear at spine tips and board ends. Light rubbing at spine edges. Spine is square and Boards are straight. A Solid, Clean copy. Literary review/criticism of Latin America and Cuban literature. View more info

Imperial Germany, Essays

By: Durr, Volker; Harms, Kathy; Hayes, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6044

ISBN: 0299970167

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


196 pages; Fine/No Jacket. Like New. Burgundy boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An Excellent Gift! Essays editied by Volker Durr, Kathy Harms and Peter Hayes. View more info

HISTORY OF THE PRE-ROMANTIC NOVEL IN ENGLAND

By: Foster, James R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Language: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4833

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


294 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Prior owner's name inside front board. Very, Very light shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Soft bump top corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The aims of this book is to give an account of the pre-romantic narratives which appeared in England during the eighteenth century and to describe the French novels influencing them... View more info

THE FATE OF INNOCENCE

By: Goldberg, Gerald Jay (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice Hall: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4268

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


271 pages; Very Good Plus. NO creases - except tiny bump back bottom corner tip. Outside pages edges lightly tanning. This seminar book is designed to provide capable college students with the materials for a challenging course of study during their initial instruction in English. History of Literature. View more info

A Critical History of Old English Literature (The Gotham Library)

By: Greenfield, Stanley B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1974

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 17645

ISBN: 0814729509

Condition: Very Good


237 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases. Outside page edges and cover edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Literature Trade Paperback. View more info

A Short History of Literary Criticism

By: Hall, Vernon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17555

ISBN: 0814701787

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 184 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library with stamps, labels, pocket and spine pen. Stamp to outside page edges. Bright silver spine lettering. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Literary Criticism. View more info

THE MODERN NOVEL IN AMERICA

By: Hoffman, Frederick J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Gateway Press: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition by this Publisher; First Printing

Seller ID: 6290

Condition: Very Good+


227 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Price sticker on front cover. Light front hinge reading crease. NO spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, Clean. Examines the history of the twentieth century American novel in terms of the two primary issues involved in its progress. View more info

A Documentary History of Art: Volume II - Michaelangelo and the Mannerists - the Baroque & the Eighteenth-Century

By: Holt, Elizabeth G. (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Anchor: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15022

Condition: Very Good


386 pages; Very Good condition. Volume II. Heavy spine crease at the pictures. Spine is age tanned. Very light shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. Twenty four art plates. Volume II is an expansion and revision of the third and fourth sections of The Literary Sources of Art History Edited by Elizabeth Gilmore Holt and published by Princeton University Press. Trade Paperback. View more info

El Cuento Espanol #46 - Second Edition

By: Imbert, Enrique Anderson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Argentina, Columbia: 1969

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12164

Condition: Very Good


48 pages; Very Good condition. Text in Spanish. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Very sparse highlighting on two pages - one paragraph each page. Previous owner's name to inside cover. Store stamp to front fly leaf, and to last page. Solid, otherwise clean. The history, disciplines of short stories, and the authors of Espania. 20 authors listed, bibliographies. Columba Coleccion Esquemas. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Works of the British Dramatists, Carefully Selected From the Original Editions with Biographical Notes

By: Keltie, John S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Wm. W. Swayne: 1870

Seller ID: 19557

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


549 pages; Fair/No Jacket. 549 pages plus 10 publisher's ads. Plus Contents and Preface. (vii) Splitting at front and back hinges - but holding nicely - quite repairable. Top page edges gilt. Pages tanning and outside page edges quite brown. Shelf rub at corner tips and spine tips. Spine tips frayed. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Nameplate inside front board and name, in pencil, on first blank page. One paragraph underlined Page ix. Includes: Origin and Early History of the British Drama; John Lilly; George Peele; Robert Greene; Christopher Marlowe; Ben Jonson; Beaumont and Fletcher... View more info

American Historical Review - Volume 87 - No. 2 - April 1982

By: Pflanze, Otto

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, American Historical Association: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14170

Condition: Near Fine


316 pages; Near Fine condition. Bright, white, shiny covers. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Three Articles: The Limits and Division of British History; Thomas Jefferson; Comment la Politique Vint Aux Paysans: A Second Look at Peasant Politicization; AHR Forum Discussion. And much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

American Historical Review - Volume 88 - No. 1 - February 1983

By: Pflanze, Otto

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, American Historical Association: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14174

Condition: Very Good+


284 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Bright, white, shiny covers. No creases. A closed tear to bottom edge of front cover. Light sticker residue top edge of back cover. Solid, clean. Two Articles: Faith and Experience in the Thought of John Wesley; Toward a Social History of the October Revolution. Review Essay: Guilt, Redemption and Writing German History. Presidental Address and much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

American Historical Review - Volume 89 - No. 5 - December 1984

By: Pflanze, Otto

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, American Historical Association: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14176

Condition: Near Fine


324 pages; Near Fine condition. Bright, white, shiny covers. No creases. Soft bump to front bottom corner. Solid, clean. Three Articles and a Research Note. Herbert Baster Adams and the Study of Local History; The Gestalt Psychologists in Behaviorist America; Barristers and Judges in Early Modern Barcelona; and much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

American Historical Review - Volume 91 - No. 5 - December 1986

By: Pflanze, Otto

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, American Historical Association: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14185

Condition: Fine


380 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Bright, white, shiny covers. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Four Articles and Notes and Comments. Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analyis by Joan W. Scott; Japanese Gimin: Peasant Martyrs in Popular Memory by Anne Walthall; The History of Fundamental Law in Political Thought from the French Wars of Religion to the American Revolution by Martyn P. Thompson; and, much more. Trade Paperback. View more info

Literary History of the United States Volume I & II & Bibliography (3 books) in Slipcase

By: Spiller, Robert E.; Thorp, Willard; Johnson, Thomas H.; Canby, Henry Seidel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1949

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13810

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Near Fine/Very Good. THREE books in slipcase. Volume I and Volume II has two tee-niny spots at fore edge. Name to inside front board on Volume I & Volume II. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spines are square and pages are otherwise clean. All DJ's age tanned at spine. Volume I DJ has crinkle to front panel and tiny chip at top corner tips and spine tips. Volume II DJ has very small chip at front panel fore edge. Bibliography DJ has chip at top spine end and small, light splash stain at bottom spine end. No protective sleeves - as books would not go back in slipcase with the sleeves on t... View more info

Joseph Conrad (Men and Books)

By: Warner, Oliver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UK, Longmans, Green: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8014

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


196 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Outside page edges are age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is age tanned, more so at spine and flap folds. Tee-niny chips along edges. Light shelf rub to spine edge. Now in protective sleeve. This is a Series of Literary Biographies called Men & Books. The Men are the writers, from Chaucer onwards, who have added to what we know as English Literature. The Books are the works - in verse or prose, of drama or history or criticism - which together form the body of English Literature. Every volume is both t... View more info