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The Perilous Trade: Publishing Canada's Writers

by Roy Macskimming

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2003
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780771054938
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2003. pp.464 Hardcover. NEAR FINE copy in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Journalist, novelist and industry insider, Roy MacSkimming chronicles Canadian publishers' extraordinary struggles and accomplishments of the second half of the twentieth century.
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Studies in Elizabethan Drama

by Percy Simpson

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1955. pp.265 Hardcover. VERY GOOD copy, bumped corners, age toning to page edges, former owner tidy signature and date on front end paper, otherwise clean unmarked interior, no underlining or margin notes. Dust jacket in FAIR condition, significant chips and tears, spine and edges are browned from age. DJ protected by a new clear… Read more
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Shakespeare at work: 1592-1603

by G.B. Harrison

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
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$8.16

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The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor Paperback, 1958 pp.325. Paperback. VERY GOOD copy, some edge wear, spine creased but unbroken, age toning to page edges, tidy signature on front end paper. "Shakespeare against the background of his times, his world of the theatre, and his dramatic development through the last years fo Elizabeth's reign."
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The Style's the Man: Reflections on Proust, Fitzgerald, Wharton, Vidal, and Others

by Louis Auchincloss

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780684197425
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New York: Scribners, 1994. First Edition. pp.177. Hardcover. NEAR FINE copy in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Small black remainder mark to bottom edge of text block, otherwise a fine copy.
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The Art of the Novel

by Henry James

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
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$12.23

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1962. reprint. pp.348. Paperback. VERY GOOD copy, small stain on spine, bumped corners, small creases and edge wear to cover. Spine straight and tight. Interior clean and unmarked.
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Jacobean Theatre (Stratford-Upon-Avon Studies, I)

by John Russel Brown; Bernard Harris (editors)

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
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$24.47

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London: Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd, 1960. pp. 253. Stratford Upon Avon Studies I. Hardcover. VERY GOOD copy in GOOD dust jacket. Green boards. Bumped corners, age toning, Tidy inscription on front end paper, otherwise clean unmarked. Dust jacket shows small chips, tears, and creases alone edges. price clipped. Spine tanned.
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Shakespeare Studies V

by J. Leeds Barroll (editor)

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good+
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$32.62

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Iowa: The Center for Shakespeare Studies Vanderbilt University, 1969. WM.C. Brown Company Publishers. Hardcover. pp.376. VERY GOOD+ copy in VERY GOOD+ dust jacket. Small amount of shelf wear, bumped corners. Clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket has small chips, tears along edges, sun tanned along spine..
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The Elizabethan Theatre V

by George Richard Hibbard

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780770512880
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1975. The Elizabethan Theatre V. Papers Given at the International Conference on Elizabethan Theatre Held at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, in July 1973. Edited and with an introduction by George Hibbard. Hardcover. NEAR FINE copy. Minor shelf wear, Dust jacket sun tanned on spine.
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The Elizabethan Theatre IV

by H.R. Gibbard (editor)

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780770511388
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1974. Papers given at the International Conference on Elizabethan Theatre held a the University of Waterloo, Ontario, in July 1972. Edited with an introduction by George Hibbard. Hardcover. NEAR FINE copy, dust jacket sun tanned along spine and edges. Clean, unmarked interior.
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The War that Killed Achilles

by Caroline Alexander

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
2010-09
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780143118268
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$8.16

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New York: Penguin Books, 2010. pp.296 Paperback. Near Fine condition - very minor shelf wear, small scuffs to cover, crease to page corner on p.47, unmarked, clean interior. From back jacket: "The War that Killed Achilles is a superb and timely presentation of one of the timeless stories of Western civilization. Caroline Alexander has taken apart a narrative we think… Read more
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An Apology for Poetry

by Sir Philip Sidney

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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London: 1965, 244 pg. Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Nelson's Medieval and Renaissance Library, edited by Geoffrey Shepherd. Hardcover with dust jacket in VERY GOOD condition. Green boards with gold gilt lettering on spine, interior is clean and unmarked except for previous owner inscription on front board end paper. Dust jacket shows some edgewear: small closed tears, creases. few… Read more
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Wallace Stevens: the poem as act

by Merle E Brown

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition
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$17.13

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Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1970. pp.219. Hardcover is VERY GOOD condition, straight spine, interior is bright, clean, unmarked. Dust jacket is sun-faded on spine and along edges, some scuff marks on back cover, edges show small chips and closed tears, not price clipped.
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John Webster's Borrowing

by Robert William Dent

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$36.70

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Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1960. pp.323 over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very good copy showing only minor shelf wear, text is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket in good condition, some tears and chips & creasing, not price clipped, protected by a new clear mylar jacket cover.
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Seneca's De remediis fortuitorum and the Elizabethans

by Ralph Graham Palmer

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
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Chicago: Institute of Elizabethan Studies, 1953. pp.66. A VERY GOOD copy, red cloth boards, tidy inscription on end paper, otherwise unmarked clean copy, deckle edge pages, minor shelf wear. Dust jacket in very good condition, cream colour with black titles, small chips and tears along edges, some creasing, Protected by a new clear mylar cover. "An essay on the influence… Read more
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Shakespearean Essays

by Alwin Thaler & Norman Sanders (eds)

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J.H. Gordon Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
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$28.55

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Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1964. Hardcover pp.187. Very good condition, clean unmarked text, some yellowing along top of text block, small stain on fore edge of text block, slight shelf wear. Dust Jacket in very good- condition, some small tears and chips along top edge, not price-clipped, protected by new clear mylar cover. "Fourteen English and American scholars… Read more
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