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Mississauga: John Wiley & Sons 978-0-470-84116-7 [978-0-470-84116-7] 2008, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 410pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Illustration, notes, bibliography, index. Time Period 21st Century. (Ideas, Government, Islam, Muslims, Politics, Religion).
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Ulysses Annotated; Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses (Based on the work of James Joyce--Ulysses.)

by Gifford, Don (With Robert J. Seidman.) (Based on the work of James Joyce: Ulysses.)

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0520052006745
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Berkekey: University of California Press 0-520-0-520-06745 [0-520-0-520-06745] 1988, 2nd Second edition, revised and enlarged. (Trade paperback) 655pp. Very good. Map, appendix, index. Lightly edgeworn. Based on the work of James Joyce--Ulysses. (Ideas).
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Pursuit of Truth

by Quine, W.V.

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9780674739505
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press [0-674-73950-7] 1990, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 113pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bibliography, index. (Philosophy, Knowledge, Semantics, Truth).
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The Letters of Allen Ginsberg

by Ginsberg, Allen (Letters of Allen Ginsberg.)

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9780306814631
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Philadelphia: Da Capo Press 978-0-306-81463-1 [978-0-306-81463-1] 2008, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 468pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. The last few pages are slightly wrinkled at the top. Letters of Allen Ginsberg. (Ideas).
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New York: John Day Company 1939. (Hardcover) 59pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. A previous owner's stamp on the title page. (Ideas, Nobel Prize Address).
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The Yellow Book; A Selection

by Denny, Norman (editor)

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London: Bodley Head 1949. (Hardcover) 372pp. Very good in good dust jacket. Illustrated grey boards. Frontispiece, illustrations. A previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper, the edges are spotted, the dust jacket has edgewear and is chipped at the top of the spine. Book about Aubrey Beardsley & Henry Harland. (Ideas, Periodicals--Literary).… Read more
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The Lion and the Fox; The Role of the Hero in the Plays of Shakespeare

by Lewis, Wyndham (Based on the work of William Shakespeare.)

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New York: Harper & Brothers [no date]. (Hardcover) 326pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Marbled boards over blue 3 / 4 cloth with paper spine label. Based on the work of William Shakespeare. (Ideas, Ideas).
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London: William Heinemann 1945, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 66pp. Very good, no dust jacket. A previous owner's label on the front endpaper and the spine is faded. Also known as Edward Plunkett. (Ideas, Ideas).
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New York: Heritage Press 1963. (4to in slipcase) 275pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Illustrations. The slipcase is edgeworn. Book about Socrates. (Philosophy, Philosophy).
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image of American Writings; Some Chinese Ghosts; Chita; Two Years in the French West Indies; Youma; Selected Journalism & Letters (Includes Chita; Selected Journalism & Letters; Some Chinese Ghosts; Two Years in the French West Indies; Youma.)

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New York: Library of America 978-1-59853-039-1 [978-1-59853-039-1] 2009. (Hardcover) 848pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Patterned endpapers, photographs, illustrations, chronology, notes, ribbon marker. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. "A singular figure in American letters, Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) had a life as complex as his heritage. Born in the Ionian Islands… Read more
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When the Facts Change; Essays, 1995-2010

by Judt, Tony (Edited with introduction by Jennifer Homans.)

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9781594206009
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New York: Penguin Press 978-1-59420-600-9 [978-1-59420-600-9] 2015. (Hardcover) 386pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Notes, chronological list, index. "In an age in which the lack of independent public intellectuals has often been sorely lamented, the historian Tony Judt played a rare and valuable role, bringing together history and current events, Europe… Read more
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press [0-19-814301-X] 1968. (Hardcover) 278pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering and crested spine. Notes, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "This book is a study of the Iliad as a work of art. The author shows how Homer takes traditional… Read more
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The Everyman Chesterton (Publisher series: Everyman's Library.)

by Chesterton, G.K. (Edited with introduction and notes by Ian Ker.)

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9780307594976
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New York: Everyman's Library 978-0-307-59497-6 [978-0-307-59497-6] 2011. (Hardcover) 899pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Bibliography, chronology, notes, ribbon marker. "The Everyman Chesterton is the first one-volume reader of the best of G.K. Chesterton's writing in the full range of genres he mastered". Publisher series: Everyman's Library. Edited with introduction and notes… Read more
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London: Chatto & Windus 1956. (Hardcover) 229pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Pale green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. The dust jacket is price-clipped and faded along the spine with a tiny chip to the top of the spine and light creasing and toning to the top inner flaps.… Read more
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A Proposal for Correcting the English Tongue Polite Conversation, etc.

by Swift, Jonathan (Edited by Herbert Davis; Louis Landa.)

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell 1957. (Hardcover) 309pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Top edge stained green, appendices, notes. The spine and corners are lightly bumped and worn and there is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "My Lord, What I had the Honour of… Read more
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Princeton: Princeton University Press 1970, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 171pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Tables, notes, bibliography, index. There is a previous owner's name on the front endpaper and some underlining in the text in ink. "This essay centers upon one element of the Antigone, the poetic imagery, in the belief that such… Read more
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Errata; An Examined Life

by Steiner, George

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9780297818380
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson [0-297-81838-4] 1997, 3rd impression. (Hardcover) 186pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Index. Very light wear to the spine with a tiny scratch to the dust jacket on the spine. "Born in Paris in 1929 of Viennese Jewish parents, raised speaking German, French and English with equal facility, and… Read more
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The Stephen King Story

by Beahm, George (Biography of Stephen King.)

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9780836279894
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Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel [0-8362-7989-1] 1991. (Hardcover) 291pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. There is a previous owner's ink notation on the top corner of the front free endpaper. "A gifted storyteller whose stories have captured the imagination of readers worldwide, Stephen King is… Read more
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Grammars of Creation; Originating in the Gifford Lectures for 1990

by Steiner, George (Originally published as Gifford Lectures for 1990.)

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9780300088632
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New Haven: Yale University Press [0-300-08863-9] 2001, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 344pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Index. "A far-reaching exploration of the idea of creation in Western thought, literature, religion, and history, this volume can fairly be called a magnum opus". Originally published as Gifford Lectures for 1990. (Ideas, Creation, Ideas).… Read more
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New Haven: Yale University Press 978-0-300-16760-3 [978-0-300-16760-3] 2011. (Hardcover) 357pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "In this, his critical summa, Harold Bloom returns to the issue of influence, his signature theme. Ever since his classic work the Anxiety of Influence appeared almost forty years ago, Bloom has been the world's… Read more
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