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Captain John Smith, Revised Edition

By: EMERSON, Everett

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 042446

ISBN: 0-8057-3989-0

Condition: Fine


A volume in the series 'Twayne's United States Authors'. The author views Smith's writings as literary achievements. 143pp, frontis portrait. Bright, clean copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 380g. View more info

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The King Lear Experience, with Complete Text By William Shakespeare

By: EPPERSON, James A. - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 07407

ISBN: 0807063800

Condition: Near Fine


Shakespeare's 'King Lear' with visual art by Gobin Stair and introduction and explanation by James Epperson. 162pp, illustrated. Good, clean copy. The original edition not a recent reprint. Weight, 303g. View more info

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The Friendly Dickens: Being a Good Natured Guide to the Art and Adventures of the Man who Invented Scrooge

By: EPSTEIN, Norrie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: First USA PB Printing

Seller ID: 15627

ISBN: 0140153829

Condition: Near New


Presents Charles Dickens' life, work, and Victorian world including a guide to all of his works and characters. Originally published: New York : Viking Penguin, 1998. "A Winokur/Boates book"--Title page verso. xvii, 427 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Almost 'as new' except for a small, black, 'remainder' mark to the bottom edge. Unpacked weight, 470g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

John Cleland: Images of a Life

By: EPSTEIN, William H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia Univ Pr: 1974

Seller ID: 977

ISBN: 0231037252

Condition: Fine


A Biography of the Author of, 'Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill]'. John Cleland (1709 - 1789) English novelist best known as the author of Fanny Hill: or, the Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure. James Boswell called him "a sly, old malcontent". x, 284 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Binding is tight and square, hinges tight. Price clipped dustjacket is similar except that there is a small piece lost from the middle of the top edge of the rear panel, 3cm by 2.5cm. View more info

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Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet

By: FEINSTEIN, Elaine

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2001

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 32995

ISBN: 0393049671

Condition: As New


Biography of British poet, and husband of Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes [1930-1998]. xiv, 273pp, photo plates. An 'as new' copy, not a remainder, bright, fresh and unmarked in an unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 625g. 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 based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be c... View more info

Nabokov: His Life in Part

By: FIELD, Andrew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1977

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 040816

ISBN: 0-670-50367-3

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the celebrated Russian/American Author. 285pp. Book is very clean and fresh and binding is solid, virtually as new. Dustjacket is clean and bright with small edge wear, tears etc Weight, 681g. View more info

Thomas Wolfe and His Editors: Establishing a True Text for the Posthumous Publications

By: FIELD, Leslie A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039821

ISBN: 0806120959

Condition: Fine


The case for why the author regards the posthumous publications of author Thomas Wolfe, as authentic writings. xvi, 215 p. : ill., with index. 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with the exception of a short, closed tear to the top edge of the front panel and a little rubbing at the for-edge. Weight, 532g. View more info

Yeats : an annual of critical and textual studies. Volume 1., 1983

By: FINNERAN, Richard J. - Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Cornell Univ Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040953

ISBN: 0801416353

Condition: Fine


First volume of a scholarly journal of literary criticism centered on the work of William Butler Yeats. 231 p. ; 24 cm. A bright, fresh copy, inside and outside, virtually 'as new'. Weight, 500g. View more info

Thomas Wolfe as I Knew Him, and Other Essays

By: FISHER, Vardis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Alan Swallow: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27863

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of the essays of American novelist, Vardis Fisher.166pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding in maroon cloth. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket has a sun-darkened spine, some edge wear and a few very tiny chips. Weight, 350g. View more info

The Life of Dylan Thomas

By: FITZGIBBON, Constance

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1965

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 041514

Condition: Fine


Dylan Marlais Thomas (1914 -1953) was a Welsh poet and writer. viii, 375pp, photo illustrations.Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to the cloth. Bright, clean dustjacket with just a 1cm closed edge tear to the top of the rear panel. No indications of a BOMC edition except possible the paper used. Unpacked weight, 566g. 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 we... View more info

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W. B. Yeats and the Idea of a Theatre: The Early Abbey Theatre in Theory and Practice

By: FLANNERY, James W.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Rexdale, Ontario, Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041860

ISBN: 0770513921

Condition: Fine


The author attempts to rectify common misjudgments and misunderstandings of the poet/dramatist. Y. B. Yeats, and of Ireland's Abbey Theatre. xx, 404 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, still fresh, unmarked copy in a very nearlt similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 750g. View more info

The Henry James Review: Volume 1, Number 1

By: FOGEL, Daniel Mark - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University: 1979

Edition: Volume 1, Number 1

Seller ID: 25009

Condition: Near Fine


First Issue of a literary periodical concerned with the life and work of Henry James. First issue of a triquarterly journal. 121pp. Almost 'as new' copy except for a previous owners signature to the inside of the front wrapper. Weight, 300g. View more info

The Henry James Review: Volume II, Number I

By: FOGEL, Daniel Mark - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University: 1980

Edition: Volume II, Number I

Seller ID: 25010

Condition: Near Fine


Early Issue of a literary periodical concerned with the life and work of Henry James. A triquarterly journal. 75pp. Almost 'as new' copy, unmarked. Weight, 210g. View more info

Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel, 1896-1965

By: FORD, Hugh - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Book Co.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042058

Condition: About Fine


Complitation of tributes to Nancy Cunard [1896-1965], by more than 50 of her friends. xiv, 383 p. illus., ports. 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square bindfing, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket, in brodart, is nearly similar with just a small amout of wear to the extremities of the spine and tips of corners. Weight, 963g. View more info

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Persuasions, The Jane Austen Journal; No 32, 2010

By: FORD, Susan Allen - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Jane Austen Society of North America: 2010

Edition: No. 32

Seller ID: 045623

Condition: Near Fine


Annual Journal of Jane Austen Studies. No 32 from 2010. 256pp. Bright, clean copy. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 539g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

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Daughters of de Beauvoir

By: FORSTER, Penny; SUTTON, Imogen - Editors

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Women's Press: 1989

Edition: First Editon, First Printing

Seller ID: 34560

ISBN: 0704350440

Condition: Fine


Eleven women discuss the influence that Simone de Beauvoir has had on their lives. 136pp, photo illustrate. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. with a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 462g. View more info

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Don Quixote's Delusions: Travels in Castilian Spain

By: FRANCE, Miranda

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.A., Overlook Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33045

ISBN: 1585672920

Condition: As New


Travels in Spain, plus, the author's investigation into the world's first novel, Cervantes 'Don Quixote'. 243pp. An absolutle 'as new' copy - bright, frsh and unmarked with a similar, unclipped dustjacket. NOT a remainder. Weight, 520g. View more info

Dylan Thomas

By: FRASER, G. S.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, Longman's Green / The British Council: 1957

Edition: First Ed

Seller ID: 053786

Condition: Near Fine


'Writers and Their Work', No 90. Published for the British Council and the National Book League. Excellent, short summary of the Life and Work of Dylan Thomas, 1914-1953. 36pp, frontis portrait, select bibliography. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

The Appeal of Poetry

By: FRENCH, Donald G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28317

Condition: VG+


Short studies in the appreciation of Poetry with references and illustrative examples selected chiefly from the works of Canadian poets. 137pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth or to paper title label. Tiny ink mark to bottom edge. Attractive copy. Weight, 266p. View more info

Passages from Froissart

By: FROISSART, Jean

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott:

Edition: First Edition in this Series

Seller ID: 15587

Condition: Good VG


Passages from the writings of Jean Froissart [1337?-1410]. With an Introduction by Frank T. Marzials. A volume in the Scott Library. Undated, circa 1904. xxxvii, 261pp, [18pp] publisher's ads. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Gift inscription dated 1905 on ffep. Green cloth boards with bright, gilt titles and decorations. Only very minor wear to cloth. Attractive binding in nice condition. Weight, 285g. View more info