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Themes and Conventions of Elizabethan Tragedy

By: BRADBROOK, M. C.

Price: $214.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1957

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 11051

Condition: Near Fine


Book is 'an attempt to discover how an Elizabethan would approach a tragedy by Chapman, Tourneur or Middleton'. 275pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name etc, to ffep. View more info

The Living Monument: Shakespeare and the Theatre of His Time

By: BRADBROOK, M. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13589

ISBN: 0-521-21255-3

Condition: About Fine


Theatre and stage history of Shakespere's time in London. 287pp, illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding, unmarked. Dustjacket is also bright and clean and without wear. View more info

The Poetry of Robert Browning

By: BROOKE, Stopford A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Isbister and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16577

Condition: Very Good


Literary criticism and the works British poet Robert Browning. 447pp. Internally bright and clean. Faint foxing to endpapers. Old gift inscription to front endpaper. A little wear to blue cloth at extemities, but binding very sound with no wear to hinges. Weight, 840g. View more info

Somerset Maugham

By: BROPHY, John

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, Longman's Green / The British Council: 1958

Edition: Revised Edition of 1952

Seller ID: 053788

Condition: Fine


'Writers and Their Work', No 22. Published for the British Council and the National Book League. Excellent, short summary of the Life and Work of Somersert Maugham, 1874-1965. 48pp, frontis portrait, select bibliography. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Elizabethan Theatre

By: BROWN, John Russell & HARRIS , Bernard - Introduction

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19797

Condition: About Fine


Collection of 10 essays by 10 authors, on Elizabethan Theatre. A volume in the 'Stratford-upon-Avon Studies'. Essays on Marlowe, Kyd, Lyly, Jonson etc. 248pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked, with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is nearly similar with just faint traces of edge wear. Weight, 470g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Worl... View more info

A History of Roman classical Literature

By: BROWNE, R. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1884

Edition: Later [2nd?] Edition

Seller ID: 041829

Condition: VG+


A history of Roman Classical literature. OCLC Number: 4628363. xx, 591 p. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Attractive bookplate to the fpde, no other marks. Tight, square binding, uncracked hinges. Clean, bright, brown cloth boards with bright gilt titles and decoration. Slight wear to extremities of spine. Slight soiling to rear board. Scans always available. Handsome book. Weight, 1.025kg. View more info

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Aurora Leigh, and Other Poems

By: BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, Womens Press Ltd.: 1989

Edition: Fourth Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 31922

ISBN: 0704338203

Condition: Good Very Good


E. B. Browning's novel in verse, first published in 1856. Plus, some of the author's short political poems and a major Introduction to 'Aurora Leigh', by Cora Kaplan. 416pp. Bright and clea. A very few, small and neat comments in margins are noted. Tight, square binding, very light creases to spine. Weight, 420g. View more info

Faulkner's Olympian Laugh: Myth in the Novels

By: BRYLOWSKI, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13580

Condition: About Fine


Studies of the novels of William Faulkner. 236pp. Very bright copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name etc on ffep - small and neat. Dustjacket is also bright and clean with very minor points of edge wear. View more info

American Literature, a Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography: December 1988

By: BUDD, Louis J. - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1988

Edition: Vol. 60, No. 4

Seller ID: 25453

ISBN: 00029831

Condition: Fine


Single issue of this literary journal for December of 1988. Six major articles and numerous other features. Articles include - 'Dickinson's Discontinuous Lyric Self', 'Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, Nick Adams, 'Dickey, Dante and the Demonic', The Perspectival Subtext in Gravity's Rainbow', etc. pp535-718, x, ads. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 290g. View more info

American Literature, a Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography: March 1988

By: BUDD, Louis J. - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1988

Edition: Vol. 60, No. 1

Seller ID: 038153

ISBN: 00029831

Condition: About Fine


Single issue of this literary journal for March of 1988. Five major articles and numerous other features. Articles on - Frost and Modernism, Alcott's Conversations on the Trancendentalists, The Development of Dickinson's Style, Shaming the Self in 'The Angel Over the Right Shoulder', After the Christmas Tree; 'Willa Cather and Dopmestic Ritual', etc. pp1-173, ads. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Near new. Weight, 258g. View more info

American Literature, a Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography: October 1988

By: BUDD, Louis J. - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1988

Edition: Vol. 60, No. 3

Seller ID: 038154

ISBN: 00029831

Condition: Fine


Single issue of this literary journal for October of 1988. Five major articles and numerous other features. Articles on - Edward Taylor, Dr. Hamilton's 'Itinerarium', Unreading Thoreau, Poe-Longfellow, Henry James, etc. pp335-536, ads. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Near new. Weight, 308g. View more info

Gertrude Stein

By: BURNETT, Avis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044802

Condition: Fine


Life of the eccentric American writer, Gertrude Stein. 187pp, photographically illustrated. Book is very clean and bright wih firm binding. Dustjacket has price-clip but is otherwise bright and with minmal wear. Near new appearance. Weight, 514g. View more info

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Evelina

By: BURNEY, Fanny; BLOOM, Lillian D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Univ Press: 1998

Edition: Third PB Printing

Seller ID: 038415

ISBN: 0192833960

Condition: VG+


A volume in the series, 'Oxford World Classics'. Edited by Edward A. Bloom from the rare first edition of 1778. 421pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with only the very lightest of creases to the spine. Weight, 306g. View more info

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Evelina or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world : authoritative text, contexts and contemporary reactions, Criticism

By: BURNEY, Frances

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Pbk Printing

Seller ID: 2366

ISBN: 0393971589

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Written more than thirty years before Austen’s first novel was published, it concerns eighteenth century society rather than nineteenth century. Edited by Stewart J. Cooke. A 'Norton critical edition'. x, 490pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases, Unpacked weight, 533g. 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 b... View more info

Fielding

By: BUTT, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Longman's Green: 1959

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 12873

Condition: VG+


Consice life of English novelist Henry Fielding [1707-1754]. A volume in the seies 'Writers and their Work', no.57. 35pp, frontis, bibliography. Clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's signature on tp. View more info

William Golding : the man and his books : a tribute on his 75th Birthday

By: CAREY, John - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Faber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040270

ISBN: 0571139019

Condition: Fine


75th birthday tribute to British writer and author of 'Lord of the Flies', William Golding. 16 essays. 191 p. ; 23 cm. Clean, unmarked interior. Pages lighly toned. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Very nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 351g. View more info

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Bookshops: A Reader's History (Biblioasis International Translation Series)

By: CARRION, Jorge

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Biblioasis: 2017

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 15102

ISBN: 1771961740

Condition: As New


Love letter, travel-memoir, manifesto--Bookshops is a diverting cultural history of bookstores as spaces of creative energy and social change. 'Biblioasis international translation series, no. 21'. Translated from the Spanish by Peter Bush. 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy-b right, fresh, unmarked, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 469g. 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... View more info

John Osborne

By: CARTER, Alan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09125

ISBN: 05-001849-3

Condition: About Fine


Comprehensive study of John Osborne, the English playwright, and a detailed survey of his work. 194pp. Book is clean and bright with a firm binding. Dustjacket has some edge wear, chips etc. View more info

American Gentleman: Social Prestige and the Modern Literary Mind

By: CASTRONOVO, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041906

ISBN: 0826405320

Condition: As New


The 'Gentleman' in American literature. 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket, appearing 'as new'. 452g. View more info

Two Quiet Lives

By: CECIL, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07738

Condition: Good VG


Biographies of 17th Century writer Dorothy Osborne and of 18th Century poet Thomas Gray. 194pp, illustrated. Book is clean and tight. Dustjacket has edge wear, stain on spine but has a lean, attractive front panel and is in a Brodart for protection. View more info