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Plot Outlines of 100 Famous Novels

By: Goodman, Roland A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: N.Y., The New Home Library: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003036

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. DJ generally chipped. with one repaired tear. Previous owner's name. Interior unmarked and undamaged. All edges green. 421 pp. View more info

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Mother

By: Gorky, Maxim

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publishers: 1987

Edition: 18th Printing

Seller ID: 010109

ISBN: 5-05-000539-6

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Printed coloured boards. Cocked. No writing or damage. An opportunity to connect with one of the earlier well-known Russian novelists. 405 pp. View more info

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The Celluloid Barrette

By: Gourlay, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, The Caitlin Press: 1987

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004103

ISBN: 0920576176

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon soft cover with author's self-portrait. Thirteen short stories. Limited edition of 500 copies. 172 pp. View more info

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Selections from the Tatler, The Spectator, and Their Successors

By: Graham, Walter (Ed,)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1928

Seller ID: 009246

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Richard Steele founded the Tatler, and his close friend, Joseph Addison, co-operated with him on the Spectator, which began in 1711 following the close of the Tatler. Both were popular newspapers. This book is clean and sound, with a few marginal pencil notes. 422 pp. View more info

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Thirty Housman Letters to Witter Bynner

By: Haber, Tom Burns (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1957

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002867

Condition: Very Good


Original floral paper boards with green cloth backing.. Corner tips showing. Samples of literary conversations between Housman and a young admirer who was also a poet, as well as poetry editor of McClure's Magazine. One of a Limited Edition of only 700 copies. 36 pp. View more info

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An Outline of English Literature (Edition De Luxe - Illustrated)

By: Hammerton, J.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Company, Ltd.: 1927

Seller ID: 007943

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards. DJ missing spine. Gift note. 116 pp. View more info

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Passages from the American Note-Books (Vol. II only)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1868

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 001843

Condition: Very Good


Original blind-stamped green cloth on boards. Volume II only. 2 1/2 inch tear in front free endpaper previously repaired with brown paper tape, and following gutter strained. "Ticknor and Co." at base of backstrip. Printed by Welch, Bigelow at Cambridge. Tiny specks of wear at corners. Spine gilt bright. 228 pp. View more info

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Mosses from an Old Manse

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, H.M. Caldwell Company:

Seller ID: 010487

Condition: Good Plus


Green embossed cloth on boards. Several strained gutters, but holding together well. The "Mrs. Bullfrog" essay is a lesson in humanity (unfortunately). Hawthorne states that Emerson wrote "Nature" in this house. 304 pp. View more info

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Love and the Soul Hunters

By: Hobbes, John Oliver (Mrs. Pearl Craigie)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons:

Seller ID: 004862

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red blindstamped cloth on boards. Private college library stamp and previous owner's name. Written in 1891, and entitled "Some Emotions and a Moral." The same year, she left her husband, taking their son with her to her parents' home. Became one of the outstanding female authors. 288 pp. View more info

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Autocrat of the Breakfast Table; Professor at the Breakfast Table; and Poet at the Breakfast Table (3 Vol. Set)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd.: 1911

Seller ID: 010205

Condition: Very Good


Blue pigskin in 3/4 style on cloth boards. Believed rebound. Begun with Autocrat in 1858 (which was hugely successful), a second volume, Professor, appeared the next year. Poet did not appear until 1872, subdued and nostalgic. Autocrat has 318 pp. Professor has 320 pp. Poet has 351 pp. Please allow for extra postage for the three books. These books have no writing and appear almost new ! View more info

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A Nyomorultak (Les Miserables); Two Volume Set

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Budapest, Europa Konyvkiado: 1981

Seller ID: 004542

ISBN: 9630719916

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Both books and DJs very good. No writing and no damage. ISBN of Volume II is 9630719991. Volume I has 856 pp. Volume II has 638 pp. One of Hugo's most popular, in Hungarian text. View more info

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The Works of Washington Irving; A Life of Washington Irving (Vol. I)

By: Irving, Washington/ Stoddard, Richard Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., P.F. Collier:

Seller ID: 006058

Condition: Fair


Original brown cloth on boards. Text block tanning. Corner tips of pp. 320-345 bent up. Front hinge glued to prevent separation. Life (by Stoddard); The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.; The Alhambra; A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada; Legends of the Conquest of Spain; Tales of a Traveller; Knickerbocker's History of New York; Salmagundi. Heavy book might need extra postage. 622 pp. View more info

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Dubliners

By: Joyce, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Seller ID: 009690

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Spine faded. No writing. Introduction by Padraic Colum. 288 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Finnegans Wake

By: Joyce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010600

ISBN: 0-14-00.4228-8

Condition: Very Good Minus


One of his best-known titles. No writing. Price tag removed from cover. Clean and sound. 628 pp. View more info

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The Essential Gore Vidal

By: Kaplan, Fred ( Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Random House: 1999

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002238

ISBN: 0-679-45746-1

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth spine on black boards. First gathering not well-secured in printing. A large, heavy volume of 985 pp. View more info

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The Works of Rudyard Kipling; The Second Jungle Book

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1899

Edition: Authorized Edition

Seller ID: 009561

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards, initialed RK front and back. No writing or damage. Title shows Kipling's trademark left-facing swastika. Sixteen timeless stories of animals in their habitats. Sequel to The Jungle Book. Normal wear, clean and sound. 324 pp. View more info

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Centennial Tales and Selected Poems

By: Kirkconnell, Watson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Acadia University: 1965

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004552

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ edge-worn and strip missing from back. Many pieces from Kirkconnell and others as well. 530 pp. View more info

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Spenser and the Faery Queen

By: Kirkland, Mrs. C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., George P. Putnam: 1848

Edition: New Edition, Complete in One Volume

Seller ID: 006886

Condition: Fair to Good


Original green cloth, blindstamped "Putnam's Choice Library" on boards. The author was editor of the Union Magazine of Literature and Art, and later, joint editor of National Magazine, Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion. Pp. 2-41 consist of a biography of Spenser (1553-1599), while the balance consists of the First Book of the Faery Queen, which ends abruptly on page 244 as the conclusion is being discussed. Although there must be some text missing, it i... View more info

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Kleist Samtliche Werke

By: Kleist, Heinrich Von

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Breitkopf & Hartel:

Seller ID: 006074

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on flexible boards. Dramen, Erzahlungen, Gedichte, Kleine Schriften. Text in German. Minor damage to head of spine. Short scratch to cover. 1187 pp. Bookplate of Ernstgeorg Baron Malortie. View more info

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Literary History of Canada; Canadian Literature in English Second Edition, Volume Three

By: Klinck, Carl F. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1976

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001340

Condition: Good


Trade paperback, Volume 3 only. Two stamps, card pocket, and spine sticker from high school library. One gutter strain re-glued. Clean and unmarked. An excellent reference. 391 pp with detailed index. View more info