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On Textual Understanding and Other Essays (Theory and History of Literature, volume 15)

By Peter Szondi / Harvey Mendelsohn - translator

Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1986. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xxii + 225 pp, Foreword, 10 chapters - 1. On Textual Understanding; 2. The Other Arrow: On the Genesis of Late Hymnic Style; 3. The Notion of the Tragic in Schelling, Holderlin, & Hegel; 4. Friedrich Schlegel and Romantic Irony, with some remarks on Tieck's Commedies; 5. Friedrich Schlegel's Theory of Poetical Genres: A recponstruction from posthumous Fragments; 6. Schleiermacher's Hermenuetics Today; 7. Tableau & Coup de Theatre: On the Social Psyhology of Didereot's Bourgeois Tragedy; 8. Wlater Benjamin's "City Portraits"; 9. Hope in the Past: On Walter Benjamin; 10. The Poetry of Constancy: Paul Celan's Translation of Shakespeare's Sonnet; notes, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, gray wraps with very slight wear at spine top, else Near Fine soft cover.

$25.00

Culture and society in France, 1848-1898: Dissidents and philistines
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Culture and society in France, 1848-1898: Dissidents and philistines

By F. W. J. Hemmings

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. viii + 280 pp, list of 6 illustratons, list of 30 unpaginated, glossy b&w Plates, Introduction, 6 chapters with endnotes - 1. The Poet on tthe Barricade; 2. The Blue-Pencil Regime; 3. The Realists; 4. Fête Impériale; 5. The Artist as Pariah; 6. Widening Horizons; Conclusion - The Explosion of Truth; Bibliography, Index. Binding tight, blue cover cloth crisp, with hints of wear on edges, and spine letters bright, Pages clean and unmarked, DJ with light wear at top & bottom spine & lower fr forecorner, else Near Fine. DJ in removable mylar protector. 6.2" x 9" boards in black & blue DJ.

$17.50

The Writing of History: Literary Form and Historical Understanding

By Robert H. Canary; Henry Kozicki - editors

Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Octavo. xvi + 165 pp, Editors' Introduction, I. History and Literature / Reproduction or Significantion - Lionel Gossman; OO/ Tje Jostproca; Text as Literary Artifact / Hayden White; III. Thucydides, Tragedian / Kieran Egan; IV. Neibuhrian Irony and Historical Interpretation / The Relationship between Consensu and New Left History / Richard Reinitz, V. Narrative Form as a Cognitive Instrument / Louis O. Mink; Texts with footnotes throughout, Suggestions for Further REading, Index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, Covers unworn. Dark blue laminate, white lettered boards.

$20.00

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman

By A. E. Housman

New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good. Octavo. 8vo. 264 pp, b&w frontis, A Shopshire Lad; Last Poems; More Poems; Additional Poems; Translations; note on the text, chronology of the poems, index of first lines and titles. Later Printing, July 1945. "This volume is not only the first which presents the whole of his poetic work, but the deinitive edition of it as well." Price clipped. 1"x1/4" and 1/4" square chip to top edge spine dj with additional tiny chips along bottom edge spine of same. Only the slightest wear to boards with lightly age-toned text block edges. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 5.75" x 8.25. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Dust jacket in removable mylar protector.

$17.50

The Excavation of Khok Phanom Di, a Prehistoric Site in Central Thailand Volume I. The Excavation, Chronology and Human Burials and Volume II.The Biological Remains (Part I) [Signed by the Author]

By C. F. W. Higham and R. Bannanurag

London: The Society of Antiquaries of London, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Quarto. Volume I [ISBN 0854312560]: xiv (iv), 372 pp. list of figures, list of tables, preface, I. The Band Pakong Valley Research Project; II. Cultural Aspects of the Sequence; III. Mortuary Phase I.; IV.-IX. Burial Clusters A.-G.; X.-XII. Mortuarry Phases 5-7; bibliography, index. Volume II [0854312579]: (xvii) 388 pp, list of figures, list of tables, preface list of authors (edited by Higham and Bannanurag), 20 chapters, bibliography, index. Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London, No. XLVII (1990) and XLVIII (1991). First Editions. Inscribed by Charles Higham on Half-Title. Not Price Clipped. 1" closed tear to bottom edge dj of Volume I. with two tiny closed tears to bottom edge volume II. else, Pristine, no wear. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 8.75x10.75. In pictorial dj with removable mylar protector.

$125.00

Malory Works

By Eugene Vinaver (ed.)

London: Oxford University Press, 1966. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. 8vo. (xviii) 919 (1) pp, introduction, Caxton's preface, The Tale of King Authur; The Tale of the Noble King Arthur that Was Emperor Himself Through Dignity of His Hands; The Noble Tale of Launcelot du Lake; The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkeney that Was Called Bewmaynes; The Book of Sir Tristram de Lyones; The Tale of the Sankgreal Briefly Drawn out of thet French; The Book of Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere; The Most Piteour Tale of the Morte Arthur Saunz Guerdon; glossary. Price clipped. Near Pristine dj. Some marginalia, else no wear. Binding is tight, text clean. 5.25" x 7.55. Blue cloth with Oxford Press logo blind-stamped on front board, gilt lettering to spine, and blue top text block edge. Dust jacket in removable mylar protector.

$17.50

The Muses' Darling: Christopher Marlowe

By Norman, Charles

Drexel Hill, PA: Bell Publishing Company, 1950. New Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. xvi, 272 pp, list of b&w illustrations, foreword, 29 chapters, notes, selected bibliography, index. New Edition, 1950. "The author's aim is to bring Marlowe and his friends and enimies into focus -- first, as men; second, as Elizabethans against the background of their time." from the Foreword. Small chips, a 1/2" or less along top edge spine dj with a tiny chip to bottom edge and agetoning to spine of same. Faintly age-toned fore-edge text block, else, no wear. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 5.75" x 8.5.Illustrated dust jacket in removable mylar protector.

$17.50

Poems from Africa [Signed by the Author]

By Samuel W. Allen (Selected by)

New York, NY: Ty Crowell Company, 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Romare Bearden. Octavo. 8vo. ix, 205 (2) pp, editor's acknowledgments, introduction, prologue, Oral Tradition; West Africa (in English); West Africa (translated from the French); South Africa; epilogue, index of titles, index of poets, index of translators, indes of first lines. Poems of the World series. Inscribed Samuel W. Allen on recto half-title. Price clipped. A few tiny closed tears to dj. Lightly faded along top edge front board with faintly age-toned fore-edge text block edge, else, no wear. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 5.5" x 8.25.Illustrated dust jacket in removable mylar protector.

$27.50

An Introduction to Vygotsky
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An Introduction to Vygotsky

By Harry Daniels (ed.)

London and New York: Routledge, 1996. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Octavo. 8vo. (10) 290, list of figures, list of sources, list of contributors, acknowledgments,, Introduction: Psychology in a Social World, 11 essays, name index, subject index. "Vygotsky's legacy is an exciting but often confusing fusion of ideas. This edition provides readers with an accessible overview of his work combining reprints of key journal and text articles with editorial commentary and suggested further reading." Only the slightest external wear. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 6.25" x 9.25. Pictorial wrappers.

$17.50

History of the Byzantine State (Rutgers Byzantine series)
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History of the Byzantine State (Rutgers Byzantine series)

By George Ostrogorsky

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1969. Second English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xl + 624 pp, Author's preface, Translator's Foreword, list of 76 figures & several maps, abbreviations, Introduction, Text in Eight Parts with Sources & multiple chapters - accompanied by copious footnotes, Genealogical Tables, Lists of Rulers and Despots, Lists of Patriarchs & Popes, index. "Text & annotation have been expended by over 70 pp, with more than double the illustrations, and additional reference tables and lists." Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, large thick textblock bend in top spine cloth backing, with corresponding lowering of top edge center. still VG. Near Fine DJ in mylar protector. 6.4" x 9.5" 1/4-black cloth 3/4 yellow papered boards, gilt spine letters, in purple DJ.

$20.00

Historical Economics: Art or Science
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Historical Economics: Art or Science

By Charles P. Kindleberger

Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. x + 370 pp, list of figures, list of tables, Introduction, 5 Parts / 16 Chapters with notes and/or Bibliographic References, Part 1. Economic History of Historical Economics? (2 chapters); Part 2. Europe (chaps 3-7); Part 3. The United States (chaps 8-10); Partr 4. Finance (chaps 11-15), Part 5 Conclusion. Acknowledgments, index. Text clean, binding tight, cover cloth crisp. gilt spine letters bright, fr board with inconspicuous indent along bottom edge, Else Fine/HC in illustrated brown DJ Near Fine. DJ with mylar protector. 6" x 9.15" black cloth boards, in many-toned brown DJ.

$30.00

Scorched Earth: The Russian-German War 1943-1944
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Scorched Earth: The Russian-German War 1943-1944

By Paul Carell

Aglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 1994. Hardcover Re-Issue. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo. 560 pp, acknowledgments, Preface (1994), Preface to the Original English Edition, photo acknowledgments, list of 49 Maps, text in 8 sub-divided Parts; I. The Battle of Kursk;5 chapters; II. Manstein; 3 chapters; III. Battles on the Northern Wing (6 chapters); IV.Last Chance (2 chapters); V: To the Dnieper (5 chapters); VI: Between Kiev and Melitopol (6 Chapters); VII. Disasters on the Southern Wing (3 chapters); VIII: The Cannae of Army Group Centre (3 chapters).Documents, Bibliography, Symbols of the Maps, Index. Binding tight, text clean and unmarked, covers with very light cloth wrinkling at hinges top and bottom. 5.8" x 9" tan cloth boards with dark letters to cover and spine, in illustrated DJ. DJ worn slightly at rear bottom spine corner, else Near Fine, in mylar protector. Marbled e.p.'s, published with glossy paper.

$30.00

James and Conrad (South Atlantic Modern Language Association award study)

By Nettels, Elsa

Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.: university of Georgia Press, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo. x + 289 pp, preface, 8 chapters - 1. Master and Confrère; 2. The Art of Fiction, 3. The Drama of Perception; 4. Romance I; 5. Romance II; 6. Satire; 7. The Grotesque; 8. Tragedy; Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, covers crisp and unworn, DJ with 1" wrinkle, tiny chip, along bottom fr edge, inner top flap price-clipped, else Near Fine. 6.5" x 9.5" dark brown cloth boards, blue spine letters, in off-white DJ in removable mylar protector.

$17.50

Archaeologist of Morning

By Charles Olson

New York, NY / London, UK: Cape Goliard Press/Grossman, 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto. approx 240 pp unpaginated, "The Collected Poems excepting the Maximus Sequence." Printed in Great Britain: UK ISBN: 0206618808. Pages clean and unmarked, two pages miss cut by the printer with folded in forecorner (1" x 3" sided right triangle). 8.2" x 11.3" tan cloth boards, green spine letters, in light tan DJ. DJ in removable mylar protector.

$95.00

Mao Tse-Tung: Talk with the American Correspondent Anna Louise Strong

By Tse-Tung, Mao (Anna Louise Strong)

Peking, China: Foreign Languages Press, 1961. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Octavo. (10) 7 (1) pp, b&w frontis, publisher's note, foreword, Some Points in Appraisal of the Present International Situation; Talk with the American Correspondent Anna Louise Strong. Translation of Talk with Anna Louise Strong was taken from the Chinese text in ghe edition of Selected Works, Vol. IV, 1960. Minor edge wear with lightly soiled front cover. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 5.25" x 7.5." Illustrated neavy card boards with beige cloth backstrip.

$17.50

North from Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking People of the United States

By McWilliams, Carey

New York, NY: Monthly Review Press, 1961. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Octavo. 8vo. 324 pp, foreword, 16 chapters; acknowledgments, notes on sources, chapter notes, index. The first book to chronicle the full sweep of the drama of events and people in the borderlands of Mexico and the United States. The author offers a vital record and unique chapter in American social history, its early years before permanent English settlements in North America, down to the great northern migrations and the agricultural economic and industrial history of the Southwest. Price clupped. Inked name and stamp on ffep. Partial age-toned dj with minor edge wear. Faintly age-toned text block edges, else Pristine, no wear. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 5.75" x 8.5." Yellow cloth. DJ in mylar protector.

$17.50

An Army Boy in the Philippines

By Kilbourne, C. E.

Philidelphia, PA: The Penn Publishing Company, 1925. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/Good +. R. L. Boyer. Octavo. 8vo. 351 (3) pp, b&w frontis, introduction, 25 chapters. The present tale deals with the difficulties met by 2 young Americans in the early days of the civil government, dangers all met cheerfully and surmounted. Inked inscription on ffep. Minor edge wear to boards with lightly age-toned text block edges. 1"x4" chip along fore-edge rear panel, 1"x3/4" triangle chip to top edge spine dj with a 1" closed tear to top edge front panel, and some additional smaller chips and closed tears to same. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 4.25" x 7.5." Illustrated dust jacket in mylar protector.

$25.00

A Bibliography on Indian Megaliths. With an Introduction by Sri. B. K. Thapar, Director, Archaeological Survey of India

By Ramachandran, K.S.

Madras, India: State Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamilnadu, 1971. 1st Edition. Soft Cover Folding Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. 8vo, x (ii), 184 (1) pp, preface by K. S. Ramachandran, Introduction by B. K. Thapar, abbreviations, A Bibliography of Indian Megaliths, addenda, b&w maps and illustrations, chart, index of types, index of sites, general index, glossary of terms. 3/4" closed tear to top edge spine with a few tiny closed tears and tiny chips. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, cover heavy card with slight wear to dj edges. 7.5" x 9.5" illustrated paper dust jacket.

$48.00

All The Days And Nights: The Collected Stories of William Maxwell [Signed by the Author]

By William Maxwell

New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Trade Paperback. Soft cover. Near Fine. Large 8vo. Large 8vo. 415 (3) pp. preface, The Collected Short Stories (including A Set of 21 Improvisations. Signed by the Author on the ffep. Only the slightest wear to top and bottom spine edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 6.25" x 9.25.

$50.00

Effect of Sulphur Dioxide on Vegetation

By Katz, Morris / Lathe, F.L., et al.

Ottawa, Canada: National Research Council of Canada, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Quarto. xi + 448 pp, foreword by A.G.L. McNaughton, 15 chapters by contributors & Summary, grouped in two Parts : I. Field Studies; 1. Intro by Morris Katz and F.L. Lathe, 2. Sulphur Dioxide in the Atmosphere of Industrial Areas; 3. Symptoms of Injury on Forest and Crop Plants; 4. The Sulphur Content of Trees and Shrubs in Relation to Sulphur Dioxide in the Atmosphere; (et cetera) II - Fumigation Experiments. (CHAPTERS 8 - 15); Chapter 16 - Summary of each chapter. Text with Tables, References, b&w plates, numerous fold-out charts. Previous owners' rubber stamps on ffep, a vertical tear 1" from the top edge to one of the fold-out charts, else binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, cover cloth with slight wear to forecorners and spine tips, gilt spine letters easily legible. 7" x 10.5" blue cloth covered boards, gilt spine letters.

$60.00

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