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The List of Books - A Library of Over 3,000 Works

By Raphael, Frederic & Kenneth McLeish

NY: Harmony Books /Crown Publishers, 1981. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Clipped DJ. Brown cover and DJ. A selected guide to some 3,000 books, grouped in 44 subject-categories (including CHILDREN Books) in the English language. Entries arranged alphabetically by author /editor with dates of first publication (and additional dates when later editions are more important) helpful Michelin-like symbols employed (such as ones denoting Not to be Missed, Major Masterpiece, Minor Masterpiece,tall 8 vo, - 10" + tall160 pages

$9.20

The Norton Introduction to Literature
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The Norton Introduction to Literature

By Bain, CarlBeaty, Jerome & Hunter, J. Paul

NY: W. W. Norton, 1981. 3rd Edition 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 1.8 x 8.3 x 4.9 inches, 1540 pages

$12.88

501 Must-Read Books

By Beare, Emma

London, England: Bounty Books (Octopus Publishing), 2007. Reprint Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. Slight crease to bottom corner. A reference guide to books for people who love to read. It intends to inspire readers to read more widely than they could have imagined and to explore the previously untrodden aisles in their bookstores [Used] or libraries. Illustrated4to 11" - 13" tall thick544 pages

$17.48

Words ~ The Evolution Of Western Languages
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Words ~ The Evolution Of Western Languages

By Stevenson, Victor

NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Photograghs. Clipped DJ. True first, hardbound in cream cloth. Illustrations, indexed. A history of how languages flowed together to form what we speak now. 8 vo, 8" - 9" tall224 pages

$11.04

Forbidden Knowledge ~ From Prometheus To Pornography

By Shattuck, Roger

NY: St. Martin's Press, 1996. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Paperback. Very Good. An intellectual tour-de-force, Forbidden Knowledge is a study of the ethics of literary and scientific inquiry. 1.28 x 9.54 x 6.52 inches, 384 pages

$8.28

Basic Trends - Orientation For Modern Times, A Course In Three Divisions : Complete 3-volume Set

By Bottsford, Professor J. Barrett,

NY: Delphian Society 1936-1939, 1936. Fifth EditionFirst Printing. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Indexed, Art-Deco Cover Design and Title Lettering Inside. Gilt on top edges of pages. Major work prepared under the direction of the Delphian Society for the use of its chapter members in connection with the programs provided for the meetings of their chapters, surveying the development of significant factors in modern society from the middle ages to the present day. Photographs8 vo, 8" - 9" tall1,059 pages

$69.00

The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy ~ What Every American Needs to Know
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The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy ~ What Every American Needs to Know

By Trefil, James & Joseph F. Kett & E. D. Hirsch Jr.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. 1st Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Literature4to 11" - 13" tall586 pages

$13.80

Stories from the Thousand and One Nights

By Lane, Edward William (translator)

Danbury, CT: Grolier, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 441 pages

$6.44

On Judging Books in General and in Particular

By Hackett, Francis

NY: John Day, 1947. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Blue cloth, shelf wear Explains how to review books. 8 vo,293 pages

$9.20

A History Of English Literature

By Moody, William Vaughn and Robert Morss Lovett

NY: Scribners, 1943. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library Fair HB New and enlarged edition by Fred B. Millett, blue cover, worn, front hinge loose, "Ex-Libris" sticker554 pages

$11.04

Selected ESSAY

By Smith, Dora V.

NY: The Macmillan Company. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8 vo,441 pages

$23.00

English Literature of the Late Seventeenth Century

By Sutherland, James

NY: Oxford University Press, 1969. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Navy blue cover, some marks on the face and back. Blue crayon on the spine. Bookplate on the inside of the cover. 589 pages

$17.48

The Story Of The World's Literature

By Macy, John

NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1925. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Onorio Ruotolo. Navy cover.8 vo.613 pages

$7.36

The Panzaic Principle Paperback - 1962
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The Panzaic Principle Paperback - 1962

By BURNS, WAYNE

VANCOUVER, BC: WAYNE BURNS, 1962. 1st Edition Printing Unknown. Staple Bound. Very Good. 5.5" x 8.5" inches. In life, professor Burns writes, "the rightness of the guts (as against the mind) will depend on one's point of view. In Lawrence's as in all other novels, except the prophetic, however, the guts are always right. And it is this principle I have designated the Panziac principle after Sancho Panza.". The Panzaic Principle ASIN: B0007IZGXG SKU: 21586 The Panzaic Principle Paperback - 1962 by Wayne Burns (Author)

$23.00

The Panorama of Modern Literature

By Morley, Christopher (introduction by)

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran. 1st Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Special Book Club edition, navy cover, shows some wear8 vo,555 pages

$9.20

English Literature 1789-1815

By Renwick, W.L.

Clarendon: Oxford Univ. Press, 1963. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Navy blue cover, wear on the face and back. Corners slightly worn, green crayon on the spine. 293 pages

$16.56

Words From The Land, Encounters with Natural History Writing
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Words From The Land, Encounters with Natural History Writing

By Trimble, Stephen [Editor]

Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, 1995. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. This anthology celebrates a rich moment for nature writing. . These writers daw you inside their stories and you will travel a broad range of landscapes. You will become an apprentice to the land - you will learn to feel it as though it were your own body, which you'll learn, in time, it really is. . b /w photo portraits8 vo,391 pages

$12.88

Adventures in Modern Literature

By Freier, Robert and Arnold Lazarus

NY: Harcourt, Brace & World. Fifth EditionFirst Printing. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Glossy boards Ex-school text book, yellow cover shows wear8 vo,720 pages

$9.20

Literature, A Series of Anthologies - Book Two

By Cross, E.A

NY: Macmillan, 1943. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Maud & Miska Petersham. Green cloth cover, pink lettering4to627 pages

$17.48

English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century 1700-1740

By Dobree, Bonamy

NY: Oxford Univ. Press, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 701 pages

$16.56