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Meyers Handbuch Uber Die Literatur: Ein Lexicon Der Dichter Und Schriftsteller Aller Literaturen

By: ADAM, Ingrid and PREUSS, Gisela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mannheim, Bibliographisches Institut: 1970

Edition: 2., Neu Bearbeitete Auflage

Seller ID: 16071

Condition: Very Good


German language text. Dictionary-style reference work on world literature. 987pp, illustrated. Bright, white interior. Solid binding, no weakness to hinges. Some wear to cloth along outer hinges /spine, but no weakening. College library stamp on ffep but no other marks, internal or external. Very heavy book weighing 1.41kg View more info

Strange Nurse

By: ADLON, Arthur [pseud Keith Ayling]

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, UPD Book Export: 1966

Edition: Third Printing of 1962

Seller ID: 054057

Condition: Very Good


'Sixtioes sleaze' novel - Softcover Library B939X, printed in Canada. 'She explored new byways to Love in her search for fulfillment - a Frank and Shocking novel of Deviate Desires! . 156pp, painted cover of two nurses on a bed. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, binding. faint spine crease and slight edge wear. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

The tragedies of Aeschylus : literally translated with critical and illustrative notes, and An introduction by Theodore Alois Buckley

By: AESCHYLUS

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1849

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 32851

Condition: Solid Very Good


Contains the seven extant plays of Aeschylus - Prometheus chained.--The seven against Thebes.--The Persians.--Agamemnon.--The Choephori.--The Furies.--The suppliants.Translation by Theodore Alois Buckley of Christ Church, Oxford. A volume in 'Bohn's classical library', No. 9. OCLC Number: 609957879. xx, 234pp, 32pp publishers catalog at back. Frontis illustration of a bust of Aeschylus with tissue overlay intact. Interior is clean and unmarked, excepting an old signatur... View more info

Speak for England: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for the Forces

By: AGATE, James - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15655

Condition: VG+


An anthology intended to appeal to the soldier, sailor and airman. Compiled by critic and journalist, Jame Agate. 253pp. Unusual waterproof, khaki cloth binding. Book is bright and clean. No wear to cloth. Previous owner's name & date on ffep. Dustjacket has some edge wear and a little staining to back panel. Weight, 250g. View more info

Charles Lamb

By: AINGER, Alfred

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1888

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 17902

Condition: Very Good


Biography and literary criticism of Charles Lamb [1775-1834]. 226pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Old, owner's signature to title page.No damage to hinges. Red cloth shows minor wear only, as well as faded spine. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 400g. View more info

The Tower of London; A Historical Romance

By: AINSWORTH, William H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Toronto & New York, J. M. Dent: 1921

Edition: Fifth Everyman's Printing of 1909

Seller ID: 1113

Condition: Near Fine


Novel by William Ainsworth, a historical romance that describes the history of Lady Jane Grey from her short-lived time as Queen of England to her execution. First published in 1909 in the Everyman's Library edition. [No 400]. xvi, 455pp, List of first 740 titles at back, 8pp. Flatback binding, carmine cloth, colored top edge. Style 1 endpapers. A very bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding. No cracks to hinges. Very clean cloth showing no wear. Bright,... View more info

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Life, Letters and Journals

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grammercy Boooks: 1995

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 10543

ISBN: 0-517-12424-6

Condition: Fine


Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. View more info

Lulu's Library

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 051273

Condition: VG+


First published in 1885, '... as a Christmas gift to my boys and girls from their old friend Aunt Jo' [Preface]. First published by Sampson Low in 1895. This edition is undated - circa 1900. Contains the following short stories - A Christmas dream. The candy country. Naughty Jocko. The skipping shoes. Cockyloo. Rosy's journey. How they ran away. The fairy box. A hole in the wall. The piggy girl. The three frogs. Baa!baa! 269 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. Very attractiv... View more info

By Woman's Wit

By: ALEXANDER, Mrs.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur Westbrook Company:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 14010

Condition: Good VG


Very early paperback. Undated, circa 1914-1920 [?]. No. 63 in the 'All Star Series'. Attractive copy of a very old, and originally inexpensive publication. Attractive and bright illustrated cover. Tight square spine. Clean, unmarked interior. [weight, 150g] View more info

Escapade: February, 1959

By: ALLEN, Douglas - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Derby, CT, Bruce Publishing: 1965

Edition: Vol III, No 8

Seller ID: 054633

Condition: Near Fine


Monthly magazine for men featuring a mix of fiction, cartoons, humor, non-fiction articles, mens' fashion and glamor photography - featuring a sometimes unusual array of major writers. This issue features writing by S. J. Perelman, P. A. Brisco, William Saroyan [One Act Play], J. & B. Bennett, John Powers, etc. Plus, article on Floyd Patterson. 64pp, photo illustrated in b&w and color. Bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 150g.Ships within North America, in card ... View more info

Escapade: August, 1960 [Jack Kerouac]

By: ALLEN, Douglas - Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Derby, CT, Bruce Publishing: 1960

Edition: Vol V, No 5

Seller ID: 054634

Condition: About Fine


Monthly magazine for men featuring a mix of fiction, cartoons, humor, non-fiction articles, mens' fashion and glamor photography - featuring a sometimes unusual array of major writers. This issue features writing by Jack Kerouac, Isaac Asimov, Paul Fairman, George L. Debord Jr, HerbertHuncke. Plus, articles on the 1960 Olympics, & on the Kingston Trio. 72pp, photo illustrated in b&w and color. Bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 158g. Ships via inexpensive Canad... View more info

Escapade: October, 1960 [Jack Kerouac]

By: ALLEN, Douglas - Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Derby, CT, Bruce Publishing: 1960

Edition: Vol V, No 6

Seller ID: 054635

Condition: About Fine


Monthly magazine for men featuring a mix of fiction, cartoons, humor, non-fiction articles, mens' fashion and glamor photography - featuring a sometimes unusual array of major writers. This issue features writing by Jack Kerouac, C. R. Greene, Lewis K. Levinson, Albert Tuggle, Gary Morely. Plus, Formula One at Sebring, & The Yen for Zen [Alfred G. Aronowitz]. 72pp, photo illustrated in b&w and color. Bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 158g. Ships via inexpensiv... View more info

Escapade: June, 1961

By: ALLEN, Douglas - Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Derby, CT, Bruce-Royal Publishing: 1960

Edition: Vol V, No 4

Seller ID: 054868

Condition: About Fine


Monthly magazine for men featuring a mix of fiction, cartoons, humor, non-fiction articles, mens' fashion and glamor photography - featuring a sometimes unusual array of major writers. This issue features writing by T. L. Sherred, John Graves & more. Features - Six Articles, Four Short Stories, Six Pictorials [Pin-Ups], etc. 72pp, photo illustrated in b&w and color. Bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 158g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $... View more info

Action at Aquila

By: ALLEN, Hervey

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1938

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10823

Condition: Near Fine


Romance of the American Civil War. 369pp. Bright copy with a sound binding. Bright blue cloth boards. Unmarked. Dustjacket has clean, bright front panel but there is a small piece missing at the head of the spine. DJ would grade much higher but for lost piece. View more info

The Choir Invisible

By: ALLEN, James Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1911

Edition: Later Printing of 1897

Seller ID: 051260

Condition: Good Very Good


Novel set in Kentucky among its pioneers. The author has been called, 'Kentucky's first important novelist'. 252pp, b&w frontis illustration, colour endpapers.Bound in dark brown suede leather with gilt titles and a blind-stapmed decorative device. Clean, unmarked interior. Text bloc shows a little wear, suede is in very good condition. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no ... View more info

Het Schuilt in Ons Allen

By: ALLEN, Johannes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Den Haag, Ad. M. C. Stock:

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 22085

Condition: Good VG


Geautoriseerde Nederlandsche vertaling uit het deensch van Dr. Annie Posthumus. Undated, but 1946. Dutch language text. 192pp, illustrated by Alfred Mazure, color plates and in-text illustration. Interior is very clean, plates are bright. Text, printed on cheap postwar paper, is browing uniformly.Sopund binding, no weakness to hinges. Illustrated front board is bright and clean. Sound cloth spine. Solid copy. Weight, 450g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Po... View more info

The Wicked and the Warped

By: ALTH, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1955

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 583

Condition: Good Very Good


Berkley G-161. 'A novel of the flesh peddlers and the girls they sell'. 'An exciting story of New York's call girls and the 'love for pay' racket. A scarce title! Printed in Canada - same as the US edition and cover art. 160 pages. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages very lightly and uniformly tanned. Binding is tight and square. Light wear to the spine. Front panel features GGA - semi-nude woman spralwing on the floor [artist unknown]. Rear panel shows some spider-we... View more info

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A Cafecito Story

By: ALVrez, jULIA

Price: $8.95

Publisher: VT, USA, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 2216

ISBN: 1931498008

Condition: As New


A Cafecito Story is a story of love, coffee, birds and hope. It is a beautifully written eco-fable by best-selling author Julia Alvarez. Based on her and her husband's experiences trying to reclaim a small coffee farm in her native Dominican Republic. afterword by Bill Eichner ; woodcuts by Belkis Ramirez. 53 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Brigt & clean, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and th... View more info

Raven, Literary Magazine; Volume 1, Number 1

By: AMES, Michael M. - Editor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Students' Publication Board, UBC: 1955

Edition: Vol 1, No 1

Seller ID: 047468

Condition: Fine


First issue of a Literary Magazine published by Students at the University of British Columbia. September, 1955. 39pp, illustrated. Pieces by Malcolm F. McGregor, Maurice Gibbons, Gretl Kraus Fisher, Heather Spears, and others. Attractive wrappers. Bright, fresh copy unmarked and virtaully in new condition. Weight, 94g. Scan available. View more info

De Roodharige

By: ANDERSCH, Alfred

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21371

Condition: VG+


Dutch language novel. 205pp. Unmarked interior. Slight browning to page edges. No wear to cloth. Sound, tight binding. Dustjacket has a darkened spine and a little edge wear. Weight, 330g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates... View more info