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Under Siege: Literary Life in London: 1939-1945

by Hewison, Robert

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1977
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket wrinkled and scuffed.
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780195199932
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$13.00

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NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket wrinkled and scuffed.. 1977. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0195199936 . Library of Congress number 77-79611. Index, several pages of photographs. x, 219pp. Brown cloth binding.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .
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Shakespeare and Company

by Beach, Sylvia

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket lightly toned and edgeworn.
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket lightly toned and edgeworn.. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. xvi, 239pp. Photos. A profile of the legendary English-language bookshop in Paris. Tan cloth binding.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination

by Morrison, Toni

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket faintly rubbed, pencil impression in center of first several leaves.
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780674673779
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$25.00

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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket faintly rubbed, pencil . impression in center of first several leaves.. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0674673778 . The late Nobel Laureate discusses how racialized American society has influenced 19th and 20th century American literature. "Her compelling point is that the central characteristics of… Read more
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Russian Literature Triquarterly No. 24: Nabokov

by

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good; Covers rubbed.
ISBN
9789993109266
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$50.00

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Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis Publishers. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1990. Softcover. 9993109266 . The final issue of the RLT, devoted to analysis of the work of Vladimir Nabokov. Text mostly in English, with some Russian. Some original Nabokov material, and the remainder consisting of scholarly criticism of Nabokov's prose and poetry. ; 8vo 8" - 9"… Read more
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What Became of Jane Austen? And Other Questions

by Amis, Kingsley

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.
Edition
First American Edition
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$20.00

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NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1971. First American Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards. A collection of Amis' literary criticism about Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Lolita, Jules Verne, Hans Christian Andersen, and Portnoy's Complaint, as well as essays about fictional detectives, horror movies, James Bond, and encounters with Dylan Thomas and… Read more
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Meditations on Quixote

by Ortega y Gasset, José

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket clipped and lightly soiled.
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First Edition; First Printing
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$20.00

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NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket clipped and lightly soiled.. 1961. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. Introduction by Julian Marias. Translated by Evelyn Rugg and Diego Marin. The author's first book, originally published in 1914. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages .
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Double Talk: The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration

by Koestenbaum, Wayne

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1989
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Very Good; Covers rubbed.
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NY: Routledge. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1989. Softcover. x, 214pp. "Wayne Koestenbaum's startling interpretation of literary collaboration focuses on homosexual desire: men write together, he argues, in order either to express or to evade homosexual feelings." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Writing Places: Sixteenth-Century City Culture and the Des Roches Salon

by Tarte, Kendall B.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780874139655
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$20.00

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Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 0874139651 . A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Index, bibliography, notes, illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages .
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The Mermaid Myth: Shakespeare Not Among Those Present

by Blumenthal, Walter Hart

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly sunned.
Edition
Limited Edition
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$15.00

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Hanover, NH: Westholm Publications. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly sunned.. 1959. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth spine, marbled paper sides with printed paper label on front boards. Printed by Sequoia Press. Book design by William Stone. A long essay debunking the myths about Shakespeares presence at the Mermaid Tavern and friendships with Ben… Read more
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Bid the Vassal Soar: Interpretive Essays on the Life and Poetry of Phillis Wheatley and George Moses Horton

by Richmond, M. A.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket worn.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780882580012
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$20.00

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Washington, DC: Howard University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket worn.. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0882580019 . White cloth binding. xiii, 216pp, index, notes. Literary essays on the poetry and letters of these two African-American authors, affording insight into what slavery did to black identity and what mark it left on black-white relationships in this… Read more
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The Triumph of Realism in Elizabethan Drama 1558-1612

by Thorp, Willard

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Published
1965
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards faintly rubbed.
Edition
Reprint
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NY: Haskell House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards faintly rubbed.. 1965. Reprint. Hardcover. ix, 142pp. Brick red cloth binding. Reprint of this 1916 scholarly title.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Aspects of the Novel

by Forster, E. M.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1958
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and toned.
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Reprint
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London: Edward Arnold. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and toned.. 1958. Reprint. Hardcover. Green cloth. Some of Forster's Clark lectures delivered at Cambridge's Trinity College in Spring 1927. Index of main references. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pages .
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Letters to His Daughter

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Turnbull, Andrew (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1965
Condition
Good in Good dust jacket; Boards, endpapers and jacket foxed, jacket price-clipped and tattered, ding to top edge of front boar
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$50.00

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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards, endpapers and jacket foxed, jacket price-clipped and tattered, ding to top edge of front boards.. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Edited by Andrew Turnbull and with an introduction by Frances Fitzgerald Lanahan. Cloth-backed boards. xvii, 172pp. A collection of letters Fitzgerald wrote between 1933-1940 to his teen… Read more
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Playing the Game: The Homosexual Novel in America

by Austen, Roger

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good; Covers rubbed and toned.
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780672523182
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$12.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. Very Good; Covers rubbed and toned.. 1977. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0672523183 . xv, 240pp. Traces the history of the homosexual novel from "its murky beginnings in the dim past into the hesitant 20s, the gay pulps of the 30s, the breakthrough in the 40s, the rising (and hostile) reactions of the critics in the… Read more
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Swift and Anglican Rationalism: The Religious Background of a Tale of a Tub

by Hart, Phillip

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1961
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered and toned.
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First Edition
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered and toned.. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 171 pages .
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Sexual Heretics: Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850 to 1900, an Anthology

by Reade, Brian (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1971
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped toned and heavily worn.
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780710067975
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$25.00

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NY: Coward - McCann, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped toned and heavily worn.. 1971. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0710067976 . Selected with an introduction by Brian Reade. Purple cloth. Index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 459 pages .
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The Enchafed Flood: Or, the Romantic Iconography of the Sea

by Auden, W. H.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn.
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780813908274
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Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn.. 1979. Reprint. Hardcover. 0813908272 . Blue cloth. A reprint of the poet's three 1949 Page-Barbour Lectures at the University of Virginia, discussing Wordsworth, Don Quixote, poetry of the sea, Coleridge, Rimbaud, Dante, Tennyson, and Melville. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151… Read more
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The Rescue and Romance: Popular Novels before World War I

by Reep, Diana

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners rounded, boards lightly rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879722111
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$15.00

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Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners rounded, boards lightly rubbed.. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0879722118 . Red cloth spine with gray cloth sides. Bibliography, notes, index. Study of the rescue motif in popular American novels before World War I. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages… Read more
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A Question of Quality: Popularity and Value in Modern Creative Writing

by Filler, Louis (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879720773
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$20.00

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Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green University Popular Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0879720778 . Orange cloth binding. A collection of literary essays analyzing themes and work of such modern writers as Erich Segal, James Dickey, Norman Mailer, Edna St. Vincent Millay, John Steinbeck, Vachel Lindsay and B. Traven, … Read more
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Jest Upon Jest: A Selection from the Jestbooks and Collections of Merry Tales Published from the Reign of Richard III to George III

by Wardroper, John

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookplate and owner notes on front endpapers, page tops soiled, jacket shelfworn.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780710067548
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$15.00

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookplate and owner notes on front endpapers, page tops soiled, jacket shelfworn.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0710067542 . vii, 216pp. 300 of the best merry tales and jests culled from years of English literature. Sources, notes, appendix, bibliography, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall… Read more
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