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Contestable Concepts of Literary Theory

By Moore, Arthur Keister

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 241 pages, green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, with notes written on the back end paper. In a very good, slightly edge worn dust jacket.

$9.50

The Secret Record: Modern Erotic Literature

By Michael Perkins

New York, New York: William Morrow & Company, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 227 pages. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper ceam white. In a very good+, clean dust jacket with small chips at the fore-tips, with original price.

$8.50

Benjamin Constant (studies in modern European literature and thought)

By William W. Holdheim,

London, England: Bowes & Bowes, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 126 pages. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just lightly yellowed, BUT with some minor scattered underlining. In a good, moderately edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the folds. Literary Criticism and appraisal.

$9.50

Romanticism

By Abercrombie, Lascelles

London, England: Martin Secker, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 192 pages. A good, clean, solid hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear, slight bumping to the corners, and just the start of fraying at the top and bottom of the back strip; hinges and binding sturdy, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$12.50

The Loneliness at the Core: Studies in Thomas Wolfe [Southern Literary Studies]
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The Loneliness at the Core: Studies in Thomas Wolfe [Southern Literary Studies]

By C. Hugh Holman

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 184 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean hardcover with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but pen underlining on three pages and some penciled marginal notes on several others. In a very good (minus), moderately rubbed dust jacket with several short edge tears.

$9.50

Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him
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Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him

By William P. Trent

New York, New York: Phaeton Press, 1971. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, 329 pages, maroon cloth; b&w frontispiece portrait of Defoe. A near fine, clean hardcover reprint edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

American Criticism; A Study in Literary Theory from Poe to the Present

By Norman Foerster

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good-. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 273 pages, green cloth with paper label on spine. A very good, clean, neat hardcover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, previous owner's name on front end paper and with a few pages marked by pen, paper clean, lightly yellowed, with foxing to top fore-edge. In a good (minus), moderately edge worn dust jacket with some chipping at the folds, and a two-inch chip at top of backstrip.

$16.50

The Wonderful Pen of May Swenson

By R. R. Knudson

New Haven, Connecticut: Atheneum, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 112 pages. A fine, clean hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing at the edges, with original price.

$9.50

Poetry of John Dryden

By Dore, Mark Van

New York, New York: Haskell House, 1969. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 361 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover reprint with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$47.76

WILLARD GOODRICH COGSWELL, 1881-1955, A Selection of His Writings

By Cogswell, Willard Goodrich; and Walter Muir Whitehill

Haverhill, MA: Privately Printed, 1960. First Edition. Stiff Wraps. Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 59 pages, tan paper wraps. Good, clean, solid, limited private publication in wraps with several short small tears, and chipping at the corners. Some creasing and light soiling to upper corner of last few pages and rear wrap. Otherwise clean and tight.

$19.00