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Image for Blackwood's Magazine: Number 1491, January 1940, Volume 247.

Blackwood's Magazine: Number 1491, January 1940, Volume 247.

By: N/A

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, William Blackwood And Son: 1940

Seller ID: 12391


8vo - 24 x 15 cm.; Pages 1 to 136. Contents: 1- "A Visit to Berlin in the Time of Frederick the Great" by R. A. Wilson, 2 - "The Duka-Wallah of Wapi-Wapi" by L. Hume, 3 - "Her Majesty's Ship Resolute" by Edward Norton, 4 - "Behind Official Spectacles" by George Hogan Knowles, 5 - "Flotsam" by Ian Scott, 6 - "John Willie & Co. " by Lt. Comdr. G. S. Edherton-Bird, RN, 7 - "The Swarm" by John Crompton, 8 - "A Harp ... View more info

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Blackwood's Magazine: Number 1472, June 1938, Volume 243.

By: N/A

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, William Blackwood And Son: 1938

Seller ID: 12392


8vo - 24 x 15 cm.; Pages 723 to 864 plus index to v. 243. Contents: 1- "Red Sky at Morning" by Anthony Ludlow, 2 - "The Man from Cap d'Amour" by Thomas H. Raddall, 3 - "Status" by S. Fowler-Wright, 4 - "The Surat" by Sianu, 5 - "The Roses of Minden" by Lieut. Colonel F. E. Whitton, CMG, 6 - "Taken at the Flood" by J. K. Stanford, 7 - "Farmer's Diversion" by W. R. Hughes, 8 - "The Policies of Wendy" by Ronald... View more info

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Estudios de lengua y Literatura Francesa.

By: N/A

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Spain., Universidad de Oviedo.: 1976

Seller ID: 22051


8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; Ex-Library View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post Stories, 1949.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1949

Seller ID: 25667


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; vi - 314 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and black lettering on a yellow paste-down label on the front with the front also being blind stamped with "Random House" in script in a repetitive pattern. The text block head edge is stained black as issued. The 20 stories included in this collection are "An Ornery Kind of Kid" by William Saroyan, "The Forbidding Doorway" by Gerald Kersh, "Moon Crazy... View more info

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Roister Doister.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Malone Society Reprints.: 1935

Seller ID: 25970


8vo - 22 x 17.5 cm.; xiv - unpaginated. Light gray paper over boards with biege linen and black lettering on the spine. First published in this format in 1934, this is the second printing. Illustrated with reproductions of a few of the original pages of text. The book itself and the accompanying glassine jacket show slight traces of shelf wear with the jacket also having a small closed tear on the head edge of the back. The large majority of the pages are unopened on the... View more info

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The Cornhill Magazine, Vol. XIV, July to December, 1866.

By: (Anthony Trollope)

Price: $17.60

Publisher: London, UK., Smith, Elder & Co.: 1866

Seller ID: 15400


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 760 pp. Contents include "The Village on the Cliff", chapters 1-12; Trollope's "The Claverings", chapters 16-33; plus an assortment of other writings. Illustrations. Cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. A sturdy, tight volume; library markings consist of a spine number, stamped text block head, attachments on front and back endpapers, blind-stamped on title page; light foxing on some pages.; Ex-Library View more info

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Societe des Anglicistes de l'Enseignement Superieur, Actes du Congres de Lille, 27-29 mars 1965; Aspects du comique dans la litterature anglaise.

By: (Jean Auffret, J. Cl. Amalric, P. G. Bouce, Michel Gresset, Jacques Golliet, Yvette Hilaire, Robert Escarpit).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Marcel Didier: 1966

Seller ID: 16856


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 185 pp. Text is in French. Contents: Auffret - "Pourquoi la comedie de la Restauration ignore-t-elle l'humour?"; Amalric - "Satire et comique plaisants et deplaisants 'Mrs. Warren's Profession' et 'Arms and the Man' de G. Bernard Shaw"; Bouce - "Les procedes du comique dans 'Humphry Clinker'"; Gresset - "Le role de l'humour dans la creation litteraire de John Cowper Powys"; Golliet - "Alexander Pope et le Comique... View more info

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Sister Dolorosa and Posthumous Fame (or A Legend of the Beautiful).

By: Allen, James Lane.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland., David Douglas: 1904

Seller ID: 18198


24mo - 14 x 9.5 cm.; 201 pp. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt letteing on front with title gilt in a blue panel. First published in serial form in the early 1890's, this is the first British edition. The second story (and the shorter one) is also entitled as mentioned. The top edge of the text block is gilded while the fore and tail edges are untrimmed. The externals show mild wear with the exceptiuon of the fore corners of both front and back board... View more info

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Lucian, Satirist and Artist.

By: Allinson, Francis G.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green & Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6854


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; ix - 204 pp. Plus 3 pages of publishers' adverts. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. One of the "Our Debt to Greece and Rome" series from Longmans. Previous owner's book plate on front paste down. The top edge of the text block is gilt as issued and still bright. Minor edge wear to the dust jacket with age browning to spine and margins of back panel. A nice tight and clean copy. View more info

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R. L. Stevenson: La Poetica Del Romanzo.

By: Ambrosini, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy., Bulzoni Editore.: 2001

Seller ID: 23320


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 465 pp. The text is in Italian. Footnotes, bibliography, index. Light soiling, previous owner's inscription on first blank page; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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La semaine sainte.

By: Aragon.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Paris, France., Gallimard.: 1958

Seller ID: 21796


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 594 pp. The text is in French. Black and red lettering on wrappers. The copyright date is given as 1958 though the printing was in February of 1959. Paper label taped to the lower spine and the library name (Cistercian monastery) is stamped on the first page and the title page. Minor wear and soiling to the covers, age browning to the text pages, otherwise very clean and tight.; Ex-Library View more info

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Rolland and Tagore.

By: Aronson, Alex and Krishna Kripiani. (editors).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India., Pulinbihari (Visva-Bharati).: 1945

Seller ID: 29378


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; (8) - 6 - 104 - xvi pp. Coarse tan linen over boards with red lettering on the spine and the front board with a red publisher's device centered on the back board. Illustrated with 2 black and white photographs and one photographic reproduction of of a letter from Rolland to Tagore. Contents: 1 - "Introduction" by the editors, 2 - "Romain Rolland" by Rabindranath Tagore, 3 - "Rabindranath Tagore" by Romain Rolland, 4 - "Roll... View more info

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Le Bestiaire Inattendu.

By: Aveline, Claude (edited by Robert Gibson)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1961

Seller ID: 19586


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 187 pp. Introduction and notes in English by Gibson, Lecturer in French at University of Aberdeen. Aveline's text is in French. Minor wear on cover, light soiling, former owner's name sticker on title page; text pages clean, binding sturdy. View more info

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The Race of Time: Three Lectures on Rennaissance Historiography.

By: Baker, Herschel.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1967

Seller ID: 23416


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 110 pp. These Alexander Lectures (The Truth of History, The Use of History and The Form of History) were given at the University of Toronto in the fall of 1965 and sponsored in part by University College. They are printed here as presented with the addition of twelve pages of notes. Previous owner's name on the first page. Mild shelf wear to the cover edges and the margins of the front are scuffed, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Tommy and Grizel.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Copp Clark Co. Ltd.: 1900

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2070


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; (10) - 509 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board plus front is decorated with a green/red/black/gil t stamping. Very minor wear on corners with some browning of the text edges and end papers. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. With those noted, this is a near fine copy. Eleven full page engraved plates by Bernard Partridge. This is the first Canadian edition with The Copp, Clark Co. Limited spine imprint. The g... View more info

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Rewriting English: Cultural Politics of Gender and Class.

By: Batsleer, Janet; Tony Davies, Rebecca O'Rourke and Chris Weedon.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., Methuen.: 1985

Seller ID: 21613


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; vii - 188 pp. One of the "New Accents Series" from Methuen under the general editorship of Terence Hawkes. Notes, bibliographic referneces and an index. Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover and the text pages are age-toned on the margins. Otherwise very clean and solid with few signs of ever having been used. View more info

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Conseils aux jeunes litterateurs.

By: Baudelaire.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: France., Editions Mille et Une Nuits: 1995

Seller ID: 16846


16mo - 15 x 10.5 cm.; 31 pp. Text is in French. Number 58 in series. Postface de Paule Constant. "Texte integral. Ce texte a paru pour la premiere fois dans L'Esprit public, le 15 avril 1846." Also a short biographical timetable of Baudelaire and a bibliography. A tight, clean copy. View more info

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De Proust au nouveau roman.

By: Baudin, Henri et Rene Bourgeois.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Masson et Cie.: 1971

Seller ID: 21873


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 231 pp. The text is in French. Bright yellow cloth over boards with black lettering on spine and front board. One of the "Ensembles littéraires" under the general editorship of P. Salomon. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the half title page, otherwise very clean and tight. The dust jacket shows mild wear on the spine tips. View more info

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Naturally Woman, The Search for Self in Black Canadian Women's Literature

By: Beckford, Sharon Morgan

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Inanna Publications.: 2011

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26665


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 277 pp. Author explores the fiction and poetry of Canadian-Caribbean writers Dionne Brank, Tessa McWatt, Claire Harris, Marlene NourbeSe Philip, and Makeda Silvera. Beckford teaches courses on the literature and cultures of the Black Diaspora at Rochester Institute of Technology. She has inscribed and signed this copy on the half-title page. A clean, tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Irish Lad and Other Stories.

By: Bendrodt, J. C. (James Charles)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia., Angus & Robertson.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24709


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; [14] - 221 - pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on boards and gilt horse and rider embellishing the front board. Two page foreword by Frank Clune who refers to Bendrodt "the poet laureate of the horse and dog". Fifteen stories in all, several of which had been previously published in various periodicals and anthologies. Bendrodt could be called a latter day Renaissance man. Born in Vancouver, he shipped down to Australia where a... View more info