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A Small Personal Voice: Essays, Reviews, Interviews.

By Lessing, Doris .

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1975. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1975), not directly stated, but implied by the fact that no subsequent printings are noted. First Edition Thus (1975), not directly stated, but implied by the fact that no subsequent printings are noted. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities, with a tiny nick at the top edge of the front panel and a small patch of rubbing to the upper front corner tip; the text pages have tanned rather heavily, due to aging; the binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear and unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 4.3 x 0.6 inches). x, 171 pages. Edited with an Introduction by Paul Schlueter. Language: English. Weight: 5 ounces. Mass Market Paperback

$8.23

The Atlas of Literature.

By Malcolm Bradbury (Editor).

London, UK Greenwich Editions, 2001. Hardcover Reprint Edition (2001). Fine in Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ is also flawless; unclipped; mylar-protected. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Appears unopened and unread. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ is also flawless; the price is intact; mylar-protected. "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11.3 x 8.9 x 1.1 inches). 352 pages. Liberally illutrated with photographs and maps in color and black & white. Language: English. Weight: 3 pounds, 5 ounces. Dark Green-toned boards with gilt and white titles. Photo of Oscar Wilde featured at the front panel of both the book and DJ, which mirrors the same design at the book. Decorated Portrait Endpapers. Reprint Edition (2001). Hardback with DJ.

$29.40

English Eccentrics.

By Dame Edith Sitwell.

New York, NY Vanguard Press, 1957. Hardcover First Edition USA (1957), unstated in accordance with Vanguard Press's customary practice. First Edition USA (1957), unstated in accordance with Vanguard Press's customary practice. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremities and faint foxing to the top edge of the text block; a former bookseller's stamp affixed to the rear pastedown endpaper. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and an unobtrusive cosmetic flaw. The DJ moderate wear to the extremities; a one-inch closed tear near the upper rear corner; the price has been clipped. Remains attractive, but shows some flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.35 x 5.75 x 1.5 inches). 376 pages. Black cloth over boards with silver and red titles and designs. Language: English. Weight: 22.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

An Introduction to Charles Williams.

By Alice Mary Hadfield.

London, UK Robert Hale , 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), so stated. First Edition (1959), so stated. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; mild wear to the extremities;the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; the blue background field of the backstrip is very lightly sunned (the titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible); the binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities; much rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Fairly heavily rubbed but remains intact and not unattractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.75 x 5.85 x 1.25 inches). 221 pages. Language: English. Weight: 16.2 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

Philosophy of Literature: An Introduction .
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Philosophy of Literature: An Introduction .

By Christopher New .

New York, NY Routledge, 1999. Paperback First Edition (1999), so stated. The hardcover edition appears to have been published simultaneously. First Edition (1999), so stated. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 0.5 inches). viii, 151 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9.5 ounces. The hardcover edition appears to have been published simultaneously. Academic Press Paperback.

$29.40

How Does a Poem Mean?

By John Ciardi.

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin: Riverside Press, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959); Seventh Printing. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use; just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the top and bottom edges of the quarter cloth boards show a thin line of sunning; the front hinge has been inexpertly reinforced with binder's glue; the binding is ever so slightly cocked, but remains secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows moderate wear to the extremities, with small loss to rubbing and chipping at the corner tips and a small chip at the top edge of the front panel and at the head of the backstrip; noticeable rubbing to the panels; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Serviceable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. First Edition (1959); Seventh Printing. Hardback with DJ.

$73.50

Near-Life Experiences: The Best of Jon Carroll.

By Jon Carroll .

San Francisco, CA Chronicle Books, 1993. Paperback First Edition Thus (1993); not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1993); not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very nearly--new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear only. Very close to 'As New' and could easily pass for such. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.75 inches). iv, 210 pages. Foreward by Anne Lamott. Language: English. Weight: 12.2 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$11.96

Hans Christian Andersen.

By Jenny Raybould.

Franklin Center, PA The Franklin Mint, 1976. Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: a 2" closed tear at the top of the rear hingelight wear to extremities; else only mild rubbing to the rear panel of the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and a single notable flaw, as noted above. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. (7.8 x 8.3 x 0.25 inches). 82 pages. Illustrated with silhouettes, photographs, drawings and designs in black & white. Decorated Endpapers. Front panel embossed with the Andersen's name. and a silhouette. Language: English. Weight: 8 ounces. Paperback.

$7.64

Starting Out in the Thirties: A Memoir of a Crucial Era in Our Moral and Intellectual History.

By Alfred Kazin.

Boston, MA Little Brown & Co: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1965. Paperback First Edition Thus (1965), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to ' customary practice. First published in hardcover in 1962. First Edition Thus (1965), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to ' customary practice. Very Good+: shows very light wear to extremities, with a couple of very faint stress creases near the lower front corner; faint sunning to the lime green background field of the backstrip and around the edges of the rear panel (the author's name is a little blanched; the green title at the backstrip remains bold and clearly legible); the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5 x 0.45 inches). 166 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6 ounces. First published in hardcover in 1962. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

The Letters of Henry Adams.

By Henry Adams.

New York, NY Farrar, Straus & Young, 1951. Hardcover First Edition (1951), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by "FSY" logo at the copyright page. First Edition (1951), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by "FSY" logo at the copyright page. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: moderate shelving wear to the lower extremities; a small smudge at the bottom edge of the text block; some foxing to the endpapers and top edge of the text block; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. A handsome nearly-new reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single flaw. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Virtually 'As New'. Still has that pleasant "new book" fragrance. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, but with large chips to the head and heel of the backstrip; moderate rubbing to the panels and considerable soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Seviceable, but does not greatly enhance the attractiveness of the book. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x 1.15 inches). xxxiv, 279 pages. Indexed. Edited with an Introduction by Newton Arvin. Language: English. Weight: 13.2 ounces. Grey cloth over boards with Gilt titles on a black band at the backstrip. Great Letters Series. Hardback with DJ.

$7.64

The Seventeenth Century: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, 1603-1700.
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The Seventeenth Century: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, 1603-1700.

By Graham Parry.

New York, NY Longman Group: Longman , 1989. Paperback First Edition Thus [1989], so stated. First Edition Thus [1989], so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to extremities, with small, very faint creases at the lower corner tips; the very mildest rubbing to the panels; the binding leans very slightly; else flawless. The binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Bright and clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches). xiii, 286 pages. Language: English. Weight: 13.9 ounces. Longman Literature in English Series. Academic Press Paperback.

$5.88

Boxen: The Imaginary World of the Young C. S. Lewis.

By C. S. Lewis.

New York, NY HBJ: Harvest, 1986. Paperback First Edition Thus (1986), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete alphabetical sequence. First Edition Thus (1986), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete alphabetical sequence. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Appears unread. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.45 x 6.25 x 0.65 inches). 206 pages. Illustrated with numerous drawings and sketches by C.S. Lewis. Edited by Walter Hooper. Language: English. Weight: 11.3 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$63.70

Poetic Authority: Spenser, Milton, and Literary History.

By John Guillory.

New York, NY Columbia University Press, 1983. Paperback First Edition Thus (1983), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to Columbia University Press' customary practice. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities, with a small, faint crease near the lower front corner tip; former owner's name inscribed in ink at the top of the front free endpaper; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear and a couple of unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.5 inches). xiii, 201 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. First Edition Thus (1983), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted, according to Columbia University Press' customary practice. University Press Paperback.

$29.40

Practical Criticism: A Study Of Literary Judgment.

By I. A. Richards .

New York, NY Harcourt Brace and Company, 1929. Hardcover First Edition (1929); Third Printing, with corrrections (1935). Scattered, very neat UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA IN INK. Else, Very Good+: shows very light wear to the extremities and the mildest rubbing to the panels. Former owner's name and date at the front free endpaper. The same owner's not-unattractive bookplate at the front pastedown endpaper. The binding leans ever so slightly, but remains secure. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws - and of course the neat underlining. Would make a handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.(8.75 x 5.75 x 1.55 inches). 375 pages. Fold-out Appendix. Language: English. Weight: 30.5 ounces. First Edition (1929); Third Printing, with corrrections (1935). Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$19.60

Gallathea and Midas.

By John Lyly.

Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press: Bison Books, 1969. Paperback First Edition Thus [1969], unstated in accordance with Nebraska's customary practice. Good+ to Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: shows faint creases to the front panel and backstrip; light wear to the extremities; considerable rubbing and faint but pervasive soiling to the wrapper covers; a price has been blocked out at the upper corner of the front panel; the binding leans slightly, but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A sturdy, not-unattractive reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and a number of minor cosmetic flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches). xxxi, 174 pages. Edited by Anne Begor Lancashire. Language: English. Weight: 8.5 ounces. Regents Renaissance Drama Series. First Edition Thus [1969], unstated in accordance with Nebraska's customary practice. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Thomas Hardy.

By Irving Howe .

New York, NY Macmillan: Collier Books, 1973. Paperback First Edition Thus [1973]; First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus [1973]; First Printing, so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows the faintest crease to the lower front corner tip and another very faint crease top to bottom of the backstrip; the text pages have tanned ever so slightly, due to aging; a couple of extremely faint smudges at the fore-edge and the price has been blocked out at the upper corner of the front panel. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very nearly new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor cosmetic flaws only. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Very close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 x 0.65 inches). xi, 206 pages. Language: English. Weight: 8.9 ounces. Masters of World Literature Series. Blue and black wraps with portrait of Hardy on the front panel and a blue and white rear panel. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

The Romance of Failure: First-Person Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and James.
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The Romance of Failure: First-Person Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and James.

By Jonathan Auerbach.

New York, NY Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover First Edition (1989), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to OUP's customary practice at the time of publication. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (1989), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to OUP's customary practice at the time of publication. Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book shows no flaws; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A like-new copy; structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Virtually "As New". The DJ shows only very faintest sunning to the rose and maroon background field at the backstrip (the white titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible); unclipped. Else flawless. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$44.10

The Wind Spirit: An Autobiography.

By Michel Tournier.

London, UK Methuen , 1991. Paperback Reprint Edition (1991). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: moderate to heavy spine lean; else only very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; some creases to the backstrip; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A very good reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.4 x 0.85 inches). viii, 259 pages. Translated from the French by Arthur Goldhammer. Language: English. Weight: 11 ounces. Reprint Edition (1991). Trade Paperback.

$12.74

Metaphysical Rebellion in the Works of Emily Bronte: A Reinterpretation .
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Metaphysical Rebellion in the Works of Emily Bronte: A Reinterpretation .

By Jill Dix Ghnassia.

New York, NY St. Martin's Press, 1994. Hardcover First Edition USA (1994), so stated. First Edition USA (1994), so stated. Very Good+: shows very light wear to the head and heel of the backstrip; the mildest rubbing to the panels; the binding is very slightly cocked off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. An attractive copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 276 pages. Black Paper over boards with gilt titles at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 16.4 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$10.98

Shakespeare's Late Tragedies: A Collection of Critical Essays.
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Shakespeare's Late Tragedies: A Collection of Critical Essays.

By Susanne L. Wofford, (Editor) .

Upper Saddle River, NJ Prentice-Hall, 1996. Paperback First Edition (1996), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: a faint smudge to the upper fore-edge; the binding square is slightly cocked off square but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, tightly bound, showing a couple of minor flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Appears unread. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.65 inches). vi, 304 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14 ounces. New Century Views Series, NCV-13. First Edition (1996), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. Academic Press Paperback. Essays by Maynard Mack, Peter Stallybrass, Janet Adelman, Stanley Cavell, Marjorie Garber, the editor, Leah S. Marcus, Jonathan Dollimore, Heather James, Ania Loomba, Michael Goldman, Barbara Hodgdon, and Madelon Gohlke Sprengnether.

$7.64

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