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A Treasury of Italian Folklore and Humor

by Spalding, Henry D.

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Published
1980
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780671074814
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$19.95

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An entertaining collection of anecdotes, short stories, play excerpts, jokes, quips, and proverbs. Italian literature from ancient Rome to present-day America.
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Leave It to Psmith

by Wodehouse, P.G.

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Published
1989
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New
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$45.00

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Novel, first published in 1923. This is a collector's edition, well printed and bound.
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Merriam Webster's Encylopedia of Literature

by Kuiper, Kathleen

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Published
1995
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As New
ISBN
9780877790426
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$29.95

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This is an innovative reference work that merges two traditional tools: the encyclopedia and the dictionary. This single volume gathers together a vast library of information about literary traditions, works, and authors, as well as pronunciations and etymologies of literary terms. Moer than 10,000 entries and 250 illustrations. Entries for authors, words, terms, and topics from all eras and all… Read more
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Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

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Very good
ISBN
9780517171981
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$40.00

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A facsimile of the 1912 edition, Avenel Books, New York. A new translation by Vernon Jones. With an introduction by G.K. Chesterton and illustrations by Arthur Rackam. Yes, these are the classic fables of Aesop, the delight of chlildren for two thousand years. You know the tale of the tortoise and the hare, as well as many others. These… Read more
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Boswell's London Journal 1762-63

by Boswell, James

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Published
1985
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As New
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$95.00

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Edited and introduced by Frederick A. Pottle. A collector's edition, with fine binding and printing. Twenty illustrations, from the period. Cleverly, the cover shows the handwriting of a journal. Plain, rigid slipcase. Set in Monotype 12 point Walbaum leaded 2 points by Gloucester Typesetting Services and printed by The Ptiman Press on cream MF paper. Bound by The Pitman… Read more
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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Published
1982
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New
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$95.00

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A collector's edition, finely printed and bound; the rigid slipcase portrays Dublin in 1904, the year Joyce left there, for good. This novel is certainly a classic of the twentieth century, one of Joyce's most widely read books.
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Railway Children, The

by Nesbit, E

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Published
1999
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New
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$95.00

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This is a classic of English children's literature. The book would be an excellent gift for a child, on any occasion. The cover has a sketch of a train entering a tunnel, with children overhead, looking on. The book is also well illustrated with colored drawings. A green slipcase is also provided. This is a collector's edition,… Read more
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Japanese Short Stories

by Melville, James

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Published
2000
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New
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$95.00

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Of all sophisticated languages in the world, linguists agree that Japanese is the most difficult to translate. In this anthology, therefore, there is as much a cultural transposition as verbal. James Melville provides an introduction for the collection as a whole and biographies for each author. Amply illustrated. With rigid slipcase. 475 pages.
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Rumpole

by Mortimer, John

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Published
1994
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New
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$95.00

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You may have seen "Rumpole and the Baily" on public television. Here is the original, created by John Mortimer. Rumpole is the main character in several light-hearted stories. In these pages, he lives. This is a collector's book, with fine printing and binding, in brand new condition. With a rigid sleeve, this book bears an image of Rumpole himself… Read more
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Treasure Island

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1994
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New
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$95.00

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A classic of English literature. Beautifully illustrated and bound. Gold inlay on cover and spine. Mint condition. A collector's edition. Set in New Caledonia by The Folio Society. Printed on Ibis Wove paper at The Bath Press, Bath, and bound there in full cloth, blocked with a design by David Eccles.
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Complete Nonsense

by Lear, Edward

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Published
1996
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New
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$95.00

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This is a book of humor, with limericks, odd poetry, and whimsical drawings by the author himself. From 1846 to 1895, the various chapters of this book came into being, for better or for worse. After the introduction by Quentin Blacke, you get the following: A Book of Nonsense. Nonsense songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets. More nonsense… Read more
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Pick of Punch, The

by Kington, Miles

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Published
1998
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New
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$95.00

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This a collector's book, of the highest quality. It's an anthology of short stories and essays, all entertaining, gathered by Miles Kington, from the pages of Punch magazine. These are the selections that the editor found to be funny, indeed, those that make him break out laughing. Cartoons abound in this book, even on the cover. This… Read more
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QPB Book of Irish Literature

by Kiernan, Kathy

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Published
1999
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780965797498
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$45.00

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This book showcases four centuries of poems,plays, short stories, novels, memoirs, journalism, and literary criticism. Fifty of Ireland's beloved writers are quoted. One novel is quoted in its entirety: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce. Nobel prize winners are included, too: William Butler Yeats and Seamus Heaney. There's… Read more
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Cardinal Sins, The

by Greeley, Andrew

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Published
1981
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As New
ISBN
9780446512367
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$15.00

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A novel about two young men from the West side of Chicago who both enter the priesthood.
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Folk-Tales of the British Isles

by Crossley-Holland, Kevin

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Published
1985
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New
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$95.00

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A collector's edition, with fine binding and rigid sleevecase, green in color. Delightful folk stories from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England. Here are legends of fairies, kings, heroes, fabulous beasts, ghosts, animals, giants, strong men, and magicians. This anthology is highlighted by original wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin. Beautifully printed and illustrated, even with some music. Set in… Read more
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The Cream of Noel Coward, Selected by Michael Cox

by Coward, Noel

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Published
1996
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New
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A collector's edition, with fine, smyth-sewn binding. With introduction and editoral matter. Golden cover and rigid slipcase. A beautiful book, in every way. Set in Dante with Gill Sans Extra Condensed at The Folio Society. Printed on Ibis White Wove paper by St Edmundsbury Press, Bury St Edmunds. Bound by Hunter & Foulis, Edinburgh.
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The Incredible Adventures of Daniel Boone's Kid Brother--Squire

by Conway, W. Fred

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Published
1994
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New
ISBN
9780925165084
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$10.00

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The exploits of Daniel Boone's younger brother. Illustrated with photographs and maps.
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Francis Book: 800 years with the Saint, The

by Gasnick, Roy

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Published
1980
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New
ISBN
9780025427600
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$40.00

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An Anthology of short articles about St. Francis, arranged by topic, by a Franciscan. This book's multi-media format (fiction, essays, poetry, journalism, songs, paintings, drawings, photographs, and more) is modern. The book is designed to entertain as well as to inspire, to be flipped through as well as to be read carefully, to charm as well as to challenge.… Read more
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Contract with an Angel

by Greeley, Andrew

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Published
1998
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As New
ISBN
9780312860813
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$45.00

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Novel, with a religious theme: a visit from the Archangel Michael. This copy is signed by the author himself.
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