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Treasures of the British Library

By: Barker, Nicolas; Curatorial Staff Of The British Library

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc. Publishers: 1989

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 3811

ISBN: 0810916533

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Navy blue cloth hard cover with gilt lettering on spine. Previous owner bookplate on front paste down. Previous owner purchase information small & neatly written in gutter of Contents page. Otherwise, fine. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 272 pages View more info

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Italian Drama. the Drama: its History, Literature and Influence on Civilization

By: Bates, Alfred (Ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Smart And Stanley: 1903

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5204

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Volume V. Victorian Edition. #151 of 1000 Worn at corners with several spots of soiling to the covers and a small portion of the paper spine label missing. Binding seperated at Limitation page but still held by mulling remains sound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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German Drama. the Drama: its History, Literature and Influence on Civilization

By: Bates, Alfred (Ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Smart And Stanley: 1903

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5205

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Volume X. Victorian Edition. #151 of 1000 Covers worn at edges with bumped corners and damage to the front external hinge at the bottom edge. Internally, the binding is sound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Double Agent: Essays in Craft and Elucidation

By: Blackmur, R. P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Arrow Editions: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4837

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Shows light wear at cover edges and corners. Former owner's info penned on ffep. Contents page has notes in pen before each chapter. First page of first chapter (pp. 1) has block of toning presumed to be from laid in newsprint, now removed. Book is otherwise quite clean and tite. Jacket is evenly toned and worn at all edges with a few small tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages View more info

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Textual & Literary Criticism. the Sandars Lectures in Bibliography 1957-58

By: Bowers, Fredson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London & New York, Cambridge University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4830

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Covers have light wear at corners with slight fading and rubbing at spine corners. Former owner's stap on ffep. Owner was a University professor and professional reviewer. A newsprint review of this book, presumably by this former owner is laid in. Two pages have light underlining and corosponding notes on rfep in pencil. Jacket is worn at edges but untorn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages View more info

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A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 3 Canadian and British-American Colonial Law

By: Brown, C. R. ; Maxwell, P. A. ; Maxwell, L. F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sweet & Maxwell Limited: 1957

Seller ID: 4828

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear to edges. Former owner's info stamped to ffep, otherwise clean and tightly bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages View more info

Image for From Script to Print; an Introduction to Medieval Vernacular Literature

From Script to Print; an Introduction to Medieval Vernacular Literature

By: Chaytor, H. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 5075

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Covers lightly worn at edges. Moderate to heavy underlining and marginalia throughout the text. Othervise, exceptional. Jacket soiled at folds and edges with some chipping at the spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Giraldi Cinthio on Romances

By: Cinthio, Giraldi; Snuggs, Henry L. (translator, Introduction & Notes)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Of Kentucky Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5083

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Tightly bound book shows light wear at extremities. Publisher's "Review Copy" slip laid in. Jacket worn at edges with 3 or 4 short tears, rubbing and creasing visible along top and bottom. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Nineteenth Century English Prose; Critical Essays

By: Dickinson, Thomas H. ; Roe, Frederick W. (editors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4883

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear at edges with slightly curled corners. Text evenly toned. Former owner info penned on ffep. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 495 pages View more info

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Metaphors of Identity; the Treatment of Childhood in Selected Quebecois Novels

By: Dufault, Roseanna Lewis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5032

ISBN: 0838634249

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Inscribed and signed by author on ffep. Former owner's signature and info also on ffep. Jacket soiled and worn at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Seven Types of Ambiguity

By: Empson, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1947

Edition: Second Edition/Revised & Re-Set

Seller ID: 5125

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear to covers. Former owner's info penned at front. Several pages have light underlining in pencil. Jacket has a couple small tears over back cover with wear at edges and toning at folds and along spine. First post-war printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Literary Architecture; Essays Toward a Tradition. Walter Pater, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Marcel Proust, Henry James

By: Frank, Ellen Eve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Of California Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5048

ISBN: 0520033523

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean copy. Former owner's signature and date on ffep as well as 1 line of notes on the rear pastedown. Text is otherwise free from writing or marks and the binding is tight. Jacket has a few surface scuffs and scratches as well as a small amount of edge wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Well-Tempered Critic

By: Frye, Northrop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5060

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Clean copy in a slightly worn jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Blake and the Assimilation of Chaos

By: Gallant, Christine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4845

ISBN: 0691063672

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


There is a light bump to the fore edge of the front cover with a corosponding mark to the dust jacket. Jacket is rubbed along spine with some lost color resulting. Jacket also shows light wear at edges and wear with creasing along top edge. Former owner's info is penned to ffep, otherwise clean and tightly bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages View more info

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Road to Success The Bibliography of the Works of Horatio Alger

By: Gardner, Ralph D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mendota, IL, The Wayside Press: 1971

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3399

Condition: Very Good-


Shows wear and light soiling at edges. There is a small closed tear to the top edge of the front cover. No other flaws are visible. Inscribed "To my pal Wallace Palmer ..." on the front free end page. Palmer was a noted juvenile series book collector and friend of the author. Letter from the author to Palmer also laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 153 pages; Signed by Author View more info

An Anthology of Elizabethan Dedications & Prefaces

By: Gebert, Clara (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University Of Pennsylvania Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5259

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers unevenly toned around edges and along spine. Covers also worn at edges with bumped corners and a vertical crease through the rear cover. Internally, the book is lightly, evenly toned with light creasing at text corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Measure for Measure, the Law, and the Convent

By: Gless, Darryl J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5088

ISBN: 0691064032

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Covers show light wear at corners and spine ends. Binding slightly loos at front hinge. Extensive notes and underlining throughout. Jacket worn at all edges and folds with tearing repaired by scotch tape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Two Renaissance Book Hunters: the Letters of Poggius Bracciolini Ti Nicolaus De Niccolis

By: Gordan, Phyllis Walter Goodhart (editor and translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York & London, Columbia University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4789

ISBN: 0231037775

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show rubbing with several spots resulting in color loss. Jacket also has noticable creasing along back at spine cover and a few other small creases. Former owner's name and date penned on ffep, otherwise clean inside. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 393 pages View more info

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A History of American Poetry 1900 - 1940

By: Gregory, Horace; Zaturenska, Marya

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4859

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Cover corners and edges show light wear and rubbing. Former owner's info penned to ffep. Jacket has extensive wear and tearing with an approx. 1" x 1" portion missing from the bottom rear corner spine fold. This loss slightly effects the biography on the rear cover but does not make the bio unintelligible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 524 pages View more info

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Louis B. Wright: a Bibliography and an Appreciation

By: Hard, Frederick; Plimpton, Calvin H. ; Wright, Louis B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University Press Of Virginia: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5127

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Lightly soiled at edges. "With the compliments of The Folger Shakespeare Library" slip laid-in; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info