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The Mammoth Book of Literary Anecdotes: Over Five Centuries of Recollections, Essays and Quotes (Mammoth Books)

By: Gooden, Philip

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: June 2002

Seller ID: 26335


Who would write who had anything better to do? asked Lord Byron rhetorically, and in this amusing and informative anthology author Philip Gooden finds hundreds of illuminating anecdotes to reveal what writers got up to when they were not sitting at the typewriter or wielding quill pens. Over 250 stories of famous writers off-duty, from the sixteenth century to the present day, are featured. Among the forty wide-ranging sections, covering famous writers from the sixteenth... View more info

Good reading: A guide for serious readers

By: Efrati, Carol S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: R. R. Bowker Co: January 1978

Edition: 21

Seller ID: 41429


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Celebrated Crimes Volume IV

By: Alexander Dumas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: January 1910

Seller ID: 7547


Name of previous owner on inside. Slight shelve wear on the cover Fading on Spine View more info

Derues LaConstantin - Vol 5 - Celebrated Crimes

By: Alexander Dumas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY: P F Collier & Son, 1910: January 1910

Seller ID: 7548


Name of previous owner on inside. Slight shelve wear on the cover , Sun fading on Spine. View more info

Celebrated Crimes Vol. 2

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Collier: January 1910

Seller ID: 7550


Fading on Spine with tear on top ov spine, Shelve wear on top cover View more info

The Prisoner of Zenda. Near Fine Copy in Slipcase

By: Anthony. Illustrated By Donald Spencer Hope

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: January 1966

Seller ID: 8360


Used like new copy. View more info

Sons and & Lovers.

By: D. H. intro by Alfed Kazin Lawrence

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY: Random House: January 1962

Seller ID: 7662


Aged but in good shape Slight shelve wear on the cover , View more info

Cyrano de Bergerac: A Play in Five Acts , Newly Translated by Humbert Wolfe

By: Edmond Rostand

Price: $9.01

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: January 1941

Seller ID: 42758


Name of previous owner on inside. Some fading on spine, Shelve wear on the tips of corners. Art work on the front and back covers very nice.Looks to be a first edition from 1941. View more info

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The Adolescent

By: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Price: $10.01

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: October 2003

Seller ID: 38623


Used like new copy. View more info

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Early Modern English Drama: A Critical Companion

By: GARRETT A. SULLIVAN, PATRICK CHENEY, ANDREW HADFIELD

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: October 2005

Seller ID: 39936


Early Modern English Drama: A Critical Companion presents twenty-seven analytical essays on individual plays from the early modern period. Each essay is written by a leading scholar and examines a play in terms of a cultural or literary topic, from London to the law, servants to sovereigns, and geography to religion. Incorporating current perspectives in critical studies, the essays address issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, and colonialism, as well as key aspects... View more info

Marcel Proust and Deliverance From Time

By: Germaine Bree

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Grove Press: January 1958

Seller ID: 32300


Name of previous owner on inside. This is the second printing. View more info

The Histories of Herodotus, Vols I & II

By: Harry Carter

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Heritage: January 1958

Seller ID: 31303


Included in its Slipcase.both volume 1 and 2 slipcases have slight shelve wear. Books are in as new condition. View more info

Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer

By: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: February 1982

Seller ID: 37282


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The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad 9 Volume Hardback Set (The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Joseph Conrad)

By: Joseph Conrad

Price: $789.01

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: September 2008

Seller ID: 39676


All nine volumes in two slipcase version. Slipcase's have minor wear from being on the bookshelves. From a private collectors collection. View more info

Shakespeare's Life and World [William Shakespeare Biography)

By: Katherine Duncan-Jones

Price: $8.50

Publisher: The Folio Society: January 2004

Seller ID: 37137


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Sebastopol (Ann Arbor paperbacks)

By: Leo Tolstoi

Price: $4.01

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: January 1981

Seller ID: 48581


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James Branch Cabell: Centennial Essays (Southern Literary Studies)

By: M. Thomas Inge

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: December 1982

Seller ID: 41186


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Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form

By: Marina Warner

Price: $5.25

Publisher: University of California Press: April 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41185


Marina Warner explores the tradition of personifying liberty, justice, wisdom, charity, and other ideals and desiderata in the female form, and examines the tension between women's historic and symbolic roles. Drawing on the evidence of public art, especially sculpture, and painting, poetry, and classical mythology, she ranges over the allegorical presence of the woman in the Western tradition with a sharply observant eye and a piquant and engaging style. View more info

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Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

By: Natalie Goldberg

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Shambhala: October 1986

Seller ID: 43355


Natalie Goldberg's word-of-mouth hit has sold well over half a million copies. Goldberg, who has conducted writing workshops for both beginners and professionals all over the United States, sees writing as a practice that helps us comprehend the value of our lives. With insight, humor, and practicality, she inspires writers and would-be writers alike to take the leap into writing creatively and well. View more info

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Rabindranath Tagore: An Anthology

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr: November 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8366


Used like new copy. View more info