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Language in Her Eye; Views By Canadian Women Writing in English

By: Scheier, Sheard, and Wachtel (Eds.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010624

ISBN: 0-88910-397-6

Condition: Near Fine


Exceptionally clean and unmarked paperback. Dozens of female contributors on a wide range of subjects. 308 pp. View more info

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Essays Literary and Critical

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Tusitala Edition, 1924

Seller ID: 010929

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. Essays in the Art of Writing. Earlier Works. Criticisms. Protest on Behalf of Boer Independence. 218 pp. View more info

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Tusitalia Edition, 1924

Seller ID: 010932

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. Preface. Victor Hugo's Romances. Some Aspects of Robert Burns. Walt Whitman. Henry David Thoreau. Yoshida-Torajiro. Francois Villon. Charles of Orleans. Samuel Pepys. John Knox. 244 pp. Narrow faded strip across head of cover. View more info

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Noctes Ambrosianae (5 Volumes - Complete)

By: Wilson, John (Edited By R. Shelton Mackenzie)

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: New York, W.J. Widdleton: 1863

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 013067

Condition: Very Good Minus


The 71 imaginary conversations in these books originally appeared in Blackwood's Magazine from 1822 to 1835. These witty exchanges must have been very popular! Some are in the form of poems, and Scottish dialect features heavily. The earlier ones had several different authors, including John Gibson Lockhart, William Maginn, James Hogg. Professor John Wilson is given credit for having written all or most of 39 of the dialogues, which usually took place in Ambrose's Tavern in Edinburgh. Green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering on the spines. Most volumes have minor wear at top and bottom of ... View more info

Junius, Including Letters By the Same Writer Under Other Signatures

By: Woodfall, George (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 009747

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. No writing or damage. These 18th Century writings have an uncanny similarity of purpose to the Wikileaks of today - to inform the public of their rights and to show them how the government was/is infringing upon them. Worthy subject for a thesis ! 524 pp. Heavy book will need more than default postage. View more info