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Literary Portraits in the Novels of Henry Fielding

By: Shesgreen, Sean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DeKalb, IL, Northern Illinois University Press: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007986

Condition: Near Fine


Original grey cloth on boards. DJ not price-clipped. Background, Jonathan Wild, Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones, Amelia, Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, Index. At time of publication, the author was Assistant Professor of English at Northern Illinois University. ISBN 0-87580-029-7. 206 pp. View more info

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Pied Piper

By: Shute, Nevil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1964

Seller ID: 001743

Condition: Very Good


Original red and white patterned cloth on boards. Small mark beside cover title (See photo). Previous owner's name. Front endpapers upside-down. Minor shelf tear at foot of spine. Murray Irwin of Moira Secondary School, Belleville, Ontario, prepared the study material. 250 pp. View more info

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The Commonweal Reader

By: Skillin, Edward S. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1949

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003533

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Introduction by Anne Fremantle. 40 Articles reprinted from several issues of The Commonweal Magazine from 1927 to 1949. 310 pp. Unmarked and undamaged. View more info

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Carlyle's Essay on Sir Walter Scott

By: Smith, Arnold (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002133

Condition: Good


Original tweedy green cloth with black lettering on boards. Extensively underlined, with a few marginal notes. Still sound and quite easily readable. One inch cover edge abraded. 127 pp. View more info

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World's Great Short Stories

By: Speare, M.E.(Ed.)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing: 1946

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 000945

Condition: Good


Original red paper over boards, no DJ. Age-toned. Popular stories from well-known authors. P.O.N. blacked out, P.O.N., OW good. All text clean and readable. Minor spine wear. 315 pp. View more info

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The Comments of Bagshot

By: Spender, J.A. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1908

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 000920

Condition: Very Good


Original bright green cloth with gilt lettering in box, no DJ. 143 pp. View more info

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The Faerie Queene (Two-volume Set)

By: Spenser, Edmund

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London/New York, Dent/Dutton: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009293

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. DJs have small nicks head and foot. Everyman's Library No. 443 and 444. Vol. II was reprinted 1942, and is whiter that Vol. I, which was reprinted in 1937. No writing. Vol I has 500 pp. Vol. II has 480 pp., including a Glossary. View more info

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The Hitherto Unidentified Contributions of W. M. Thackeray to Punch

By: Spielmann, M.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1900

Seller ID: 009353

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Fading to cover. A complete bibliography from 1843 to 1848. 349 pp. with index. View more info

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A Londoner's Calendar

By: Stager, The Old

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd.: 1925

Seller ID: 009562

Condition: Good Plus


Brown paper boards backed in grey cloth. A calendar of pithy thoughts gleaned from experience and guided by the influence of others, from great literature and elsewhere. Unnamed author admits to four wasted years at Oxford as well as a similar number in the trenches of WW I. No writing. Two strained gutters glued for safety. 309 pp. View more info

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Lord Chesterfield's Characters

By: Stanhope, Philip Dormer (Whibley, Charles, Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition(Unnumbered)

Seller ID: 003181

Condition: Good Minus


Original salmon-coloured paper covered boards with green illustration and lettering, somewhat grubby from handling. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. The book belonged to Joan Foster, one of the daughters of the Honourable Walter Foster, Premier on New Brunswick from 1917 to 1923, and later Senator of Canada. This small book measures 3 1/4" by 5" and is part of the "Little Books" series edited by Charles Whibley. It is a reprint of a boo... View more info

The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Co. Of Canada: 1958

Seller ID: 012222

ISBN: 0-7705-0689-5

Condition: Very Good


Blue and white paper boards. With Notes, Questions, and Annotations. 138 pp. View more info

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A Sentimental Journey;Through France and Italy, with Selections from the Journals, Sermons, and Correspondence

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., International Collectors Library: 1926

Seller ID: 001247

Condition: Good


Original maroon leatherette over boards. Decorated in gilt cover and spine. No DJ. Front bottom hinge showing strain, ow good. Red bookmark ribbon, gilt top edges. Two inscriptions. 287 pp. View more info

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St. Ives

By: Stevenson, Robert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1933

Edition: Wayfarer's Library

Seller ID: 001295

Condition: Very Good


Original tan cloth with blind-stamped portrait on boards, no DJ. 328 pp. "A witty, womanizing veteran of Napoleon's wars", whose escapades stretch the imagination while touching the funny bone. Cocked, a few scribbles. 328 pp. View more info

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The Ebb Tide; A Trio and Quartette

By: Stevenson, Robert L./Osbourne, Lloyd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's Sons: 1902

Seller ID: 001297

Condition: Good


Original glossy brown cloth with gilt decoration on boards, no DJ. Gilt spine lettering. Cocked, previous owner's name, light waterstain to lower outer corners of first dozen leaves, old mildew stains inside back cover, OW good. Clean and easily read. Part I is the Trio, and Part II is the Quartette. 217 pp. View more info

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Prince Otto; A Romance

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003655

Condition: Good


Original red leather with gilt monogram and gilt spine lettering and decoration. Covers show swelling and staining from moisture, not affecting interior. Described by Andrew Lang as a "philosophical-humouristical-psychological fantasy", set in the imaginary state of Grunewald. It was written in 1885, his second full-length narrative. 230 pp. View more info

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St. Ives; Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Seller ID: 007690

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Front hinge cracked. 438 pp. View more info

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David Balfour; Being Memoirs of His Adventures At Home And Abroad

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 009357

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original tan cloth decorated in red and silver on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. First free endpaper removed. Front hinge cracked. 406 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Kidnapped; Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: 009581

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards with pastedown female portrait. Possibly the best known of the author's works. Previous owner's name, but no other writing or damage. Orphan, David, sets off to deliver a letter to his uncle, who is paranoid and anti-social. David discovers that his father was older than his uncle, which allows for David to receive an inheritance. Uncle Ebenezer arranges with a ship's captain to kidnap David and sell him into slavery. David escapes, but becomes... View more info

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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., With Copious Notes and Additions, and A Memoir of the Author By Thomas Roscoe, Vol. VI Only

By: Swift, Jonathan (D.D.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, P. O'Shea: 1865

Seller ID: 003203

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original dark green textured cloth over boards. Ex-library with none of the usual markings except a small red ink stamp on bottom of text block reading "SJRL-WD" (Saint John Regional Library - Withdrawn). One-inch break between front cover and top of hinge. Previous owner's name and purchase details on front free endpaper. Two small water stains on edge of textblock not affecting text. Sir Walter Scott wrote a tribute to Swift on the title page: "No auth... View more info

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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd; Bound with Critical and Miscellaneous Essays of James Stephen in One Volume(In One volume)

By: Talfourd, T. Noon

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Co.: 1869

Edition: Third American Edition(Talfourd)

Seller ID: 002405

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth with bright spine lettering on boards. Scarce volume of Victorian reviews and essays. Previous owners' names and one leaf-pressing stain, otherwise fine. Talfourd, 176 pp. Stephen, 158 pp. View more info