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The Particulars of Rapture An Aesthetics of the Affects

By: Altieri, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 64307


Matte wraps with trace edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages View more info

Works and Days of a Major Latin American Writer

By: Anadon, Jose

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Asociacion Iberoamericana y Filipina de Atenos: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63905


SIGNED by author in Spanish on half title page along with personalized inscription and date. Navy paper covered boards with mild edgewear, bumped corners and spine ends, and a few dents to spine sides. Dj has mild edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. No stickers or stamps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author View more info

ACCENT ON AMERICA

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, E. Weyhe: 1944

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20170


Limited to 1675 copies, nice decoration illustrations. Blue cloth-covered boards, edges faded, light soil and a few spots to text block edges. Dust jacket is price clipped, small chips and tears, rubbing, corners chipped, spine faded, 1/2" x 1/4" chip lower rear panel, lower spine chipped to 1/4" and a little larger chip next to it on rear panel. ; Illustrations; 8vo; 406 pages View more info

Twenty-First-Century Fiction A Critical Introduction

By: Boxall, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 62169


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No ownership marks, stickers or stamps.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages View more info

Crimes against the State, Crimes against Persons Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico

By: Braham, Persephone

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 2004

Seller ID: 62594


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Trace soil to text block. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

ANIMAL CONVENTIONS IN ENGLISH RENAISSANCE NON-RELIGIOUS PROSE, 1550-1600

By: Carroll, William Meredith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 66405


Cloth covered boards with trace wear. Binding sound, text clean. Mild foxing to interior and text block.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages View more info

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Images and Ideas in Chinese Classical Prose Studies of Four Masters

By: Chen, Yu-shih

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67042


Dust jacket in good+ condition: edge wear, dust on back flap, moderate rubbing to spine interfering with clarity of title, traces of foxing inside jacket spine. Book in very good condition, green cloth covered boards: trace foxing to text block, lightly bumped spine, very faint foxing to front pastedowns, no markings whatsoever inside, tight binding. (photos upon request.) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages View more info

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A Bibliography of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry)

By: Clarkson, Paul S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers: 1938

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 63170


#506 of 600 limited, signed copies. Signed by the author with inscription on special page, and also signed by author on title page. Gray cloth covered boards with gilt titles and mild edgewear; bumped spine ends and corners. Dj in new mylar has moderate chipping along top edge, small hole in front panel near fore edge, mild soil and slight darkening over spine. Not price clipped. Binding tight. Scattered pen marking to text. Light uneven browning to pastedowns and eps. M... View more info

Biographia Literaria

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1985

Edition: Digital reprint; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 64318


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear and light bump to spine tail. Binding tight, spine lightly creased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Trace soil to text block. ; The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge ; Vol. 7; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 866 pages View more info

DEVOLVING ENGLISH LITERATURE

By: Crawford, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1992

Seller ID: 35920


Illustrated navy wraps, light wear to edges, light rubbing, one small indentation to rear. ; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN MODERN BRITAIN 1930-1955

By: Day, Gary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longman: 1997

Seller ID: 59574


Glossy grey wraps with light edgewear and scuffing. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Old price sticker to rear cover. Trace soil to text block. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages View more info

The Poetics of Colonization From City to Text in Archaic Greece

By: Dougherty, Carol

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 65878


Cloth covered boards with slightly bumped spine ends and trace foxing. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear and slight age toning to flaps. Binding sound, text clean. Foxing to text block and interior. No names, stickers or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 209 pages View more info

ANTON CHEHOV A Critical Study

By: Gerhardie, William (preface by Michael Holroyd)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, St.Martin's Press: 1975

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 56486


Book is crisp and clean with only trace shelfwear; dust jacket has severe sun-discoloration to spine (though title remains perfectly legible) and light edgewear, including a few tiny tears. ; The Revised Definitive Editions of the Works of William Gerhardie; 8vo; 172 pages View more info

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TEXT: Transactions of the Society for Textual Scholarship Volume 7

By: Greetham, D. C., and W. Speed Hill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1994

Seller ID: 35967


Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, minimal wear to edges and minor soiling to textblock edges. ; Thick 8vo; 550 pages View more info

Alcibiades and Athens A Study in Literary Presentation

By: Gribble, David

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 65780


Paper covered boards with slightly bumped spine ends and corners. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Trace soil to text block. Trace foxing to interior.; Oxford Classical Monographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

1492-1992: Re/Discovering Colonial Writing

By: Jara, Rene & Nicholas Spadaccini

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 1991

Seller ID: 60997


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Previous owner name/date on ffep. Foxing to top of text block. ; Hispanic Issues, Vol. 4; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages View more info

Popular Literature in Late Byzantium

By: Jeffreys, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Variorum Reprints: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66080


Cloth covered boards with trace wear and soil, and small split to cloth at top of spine. Binding sound, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Light foxing to text block and interior.; Collected Studies Ser. : No. Cs170; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages View more info

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GREEK LITERATURE IN LATE ANTIQUITY Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism

By: Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66463


A nearly fine copy. Excellent. Dust jacket is equally nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages View more info

Traditions of the Magi Zoroastrianism in Greek and Latin Literature

By: Jong, Albert De

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Brill Academic Pub: 1998

Seller ID: 65390


Green cloth. The upper page edges are somewhat toned. Slight aroma of cigarette smoke. All else is excellent. Unmarked, no bookplates, very tight. The dust jacket is also excellent but for a very minor fading to the spine. In a new mylar protector. ; Religions in the Graeco-Roman World; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages View more info

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DISCOURSES OF DESIRE Gender, Genre, and Epistolary Fictions

By: Kauffman, Linda S.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34948


Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine, light wear to edges, minor soiling. Dust jacket in mylar, creasing to upper corners and spinehead, spine sunned, very slightly rubbed and soiled. ; Inscribed by author on title page, "For Betty, my most inspiring student, with abiding affection, Linda. Dec. 1987" ; 8vo; 331 pages; Signed by Author View more info