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Proverbs, Sentences, and Proverbial Phrases; From English Writings Mainly Before 1500

by Whiting, Barlett Jere (With Helen Wescott Whiting.)

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Cambridge: Belknap Press 1968. (4to) 733pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Indices. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn with a few small closed tears and a faint dampstain along the top inch of the back cover and back panel. "This book is a collection of English proverbs, sentences, and proverbial… Read more
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The Little, Brown Compact Handbook

by Aaron, Jane E.

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Pearson Education 978-0-321-54933-4 [978-0-321-54933-4] 2009, 4th Canadian Edition. (Spiral-bound card) 505pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Glossary, index. Book about American Psychological Association, Formatting & Modern Language Association. (Writing, Essays, Guidebooks, Style, Textbook, Writer's Reference, Writing).
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Fort Worth: Harcourt College Publishers [0-15-506617-X] 2002, 6th edition. (Trade paperback) Near fine. 347pp. Index. (Writing, Essays, Guidebooks, Literature, Reference, Style, Textbook, Writer's Reference, Writing).
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Chicago: University of Chicago [0-226-81621-4] 1973, 4th edition. (Trade paperback) 216pp. Near fine. Tables, index. (Writing, Essays, Guidebooks, Textbook, Writing).
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Steal This Book

by Hoffman, Abbie (With Bert Cohen & Izak Haber.)

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New York: Pirate Editions 1971. (Hardcover) Very good plus, no dust jacket. 318pp. Illustrations, photographs, diagrams, appendices, bibliography, index. The top and bottom of the spine are no longer crisp. "Steal This Book, is, in a way, a manual of survival in the prison that is Amerika. It preaches jailbreak. It shows you where and… Read more
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Boston: Heinle & Heinle [0-15-505452-X] 1999, 7th edition. (Trade paperback) Very good. 366pp. Index of authors, index of terms. Light edgewear along the bottom. "Glossary of Literary Terms,' first published in 1957, is a series of succinct essays on the chief terms used in discussing literature, literary history, and literary criticism. The present edition includes… Read more
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New York: Regan Books [0-06-039168-5] 1997. (Hardcover) Near fine in fine dust jacket. 466pp. Filmography, index. There is a previous owner's name and address on the front endpaper. (Writing, Entertainment, Film, Movies, Screenwriting, Writing).
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The Antimodernism of Joyce's Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man (Based on the work of James Joyce--Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man.)

by Thornton, Weldon (Based on the work of James Joyce: Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man.)

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Syracuse: Syracuse University Press [0-8156-2613-4] 1994, 1st edition. (Trade paperback) Fine. 233pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Based on the work of James Joyce--Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man. (Literary Criticism, Irish Studies, Literary Criticism).
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Waiting for the Weekend

by Rybczynski, Witold

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New York: Viking [1991]. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 260pp. Illustrations, notes, index. "In Waiting for the Weekend, Witold Rybczynski unfolds the history of leisure; there have always been breaks from the routine of work: taboo days, market days, public festivals, holy days - we couldn't survive without them. He explores the… Read more
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The Ingoldsby Legends; Or Mirth and Marvels

by Ingoldsby, Thomas (Pseudonym of Richard Harris Barham)

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London: Richard Bentley 1869, new edition. (Hardcover) Very good. 468pp. Green leather decoratively stamped in gilt on both covers, the spine, and inner dentelles. All edges gilt, coated yellow endpapers, ribbon page marker, illustrated title page, illustrations, 2 plates. The spine and corners are lightly scuffed and there is a previous owner's inscription on the front… Read more
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The Writers' Handbook

by Smythe, Ellen

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Winnipeg: Manitoba Writers' Guild [0-9692525-1-X] [1991], 1st edition. (Trade paperback) Near fine. 76pp. (Writing, Handbook).
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Girard: Haldeman-Julius [no date]. (stiff paper covers) Near fine. 62pp. Publisher series: Little Blue Book 89. (Essays, Letters, Love).
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Emerson's Essays; and Representative Men

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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London: Collins Clear-Type Press [no date]. (Limp leather) Very good. 539pp. Burgundy leather with gilt facsimile signature of Emerson on the front cover. The pages are of India paper. All edges gilt over red, ribbon marker, frontispiece, illustrated title page. There is minor pencil underlining. Illustration by Malcolm Patterson. (Essays, Lectures).
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Charles Kingsley; His Letters and Memories of His Life

by Kingsley, Charles (Biography of Charles Kingsley; Edited by Fanny Kingsley.)

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London: MacMillan 1908. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 364pp. Frontispiece, notes, index. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom. Biography of Charles Kingsley. Edited by Fanny Kingsley. (Essays, Letters).
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Letters of Henry Miller and Wallace Fowlie (1943-1972)

by Miller, Henry (With Wallace Fowlie.)

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New York: Grove Press [0-8021-0072-4] [1975], 1st edition. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 184pp. Frontispiece, photographs, appendix, index. Book about Henry Miller. Introduction by Wallace Fowlie. (Essays, Correspondence, Writers).
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Essays, Poems and Tales of Henry W. Nevinson

by Nevinson, Henry W. (Edited with introduction by H.N. Brailsford.)

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London: Victor Gollancz 1948. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 286pp. Frontispiece. Edited with introduction by H.N. Brailsford. (Essays).
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Liberty...

by Hand, Judge Learned

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Stamford: Overbrook Press 1941, an unnumbered copy from a limited edition of 1000. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 20pp. Blue patterned boards with paper title label on front cover. The bottom of the spine is lightly worn and there is a small chip from the top of the spine. The complimentary slip is laid in.… Read more
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [0-15-144820-5] [1992], 1st edition. (Hardcover) Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 114pp. Foreword by Elizabeth Hardwick. Locale: New York; United States. (Essays, Personal Narratives, Writers).
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Letters from Conrad 1895 to 1924

by Conrad, Joseph (Edited with introduction and notes by Edward Garnett.)

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Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press [1928], a numbered copy from a limited edition of 925. (Hardcover) 335pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece, illustration. The spine is faded, and there is a previous owner's bookplate. Edited with introduction and notes by Edward Garnett. (Essays, Authors, Letters).
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Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press 1975. (Hardcover) Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 216pp. Illustrations, notes. Preliminary pp.iii-iv has been removed and there is a "booksale" stamp on the title page, the dust jacket has minor edgewear. Articles by Per Nykrog, Pierre Jonin, Michelle Augier and Marie-Louise Ollier are in French. Time… Read more
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