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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

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

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


Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1849

Edition: New Edition

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

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

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

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

Life, Letters and Journals

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grammercy Boooks, 1995

Edition: First Printing This Edition

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

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

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Vanguard from Alpha / The Changeling Worlds

By: ALDISS, Brian W.; BULMER, Kenneth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books, 1959

Edition: First Ace Printing

Two complete Science Fiction Novels bound, back-to-back, inverted, in one book. Ace D-369. 109pp + 144pp. Bright, clean copy. mUnmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Slight wear here and there. Lower corner crease to 'Vanguard...'. Weight, 128g. View more info

By Woman's Wit


Price: $17.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur Westbrook Company,

Edition: Not Stated

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

Action at Aquila

By: ALLEN, Hervey

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1938

Edition: Second Edition

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

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

A Cafecito Story

By: ALVrez, jULIA

Price: $8.95

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

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

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

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

Eventyr. Første Samling

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, Martins Forlag, 1925

Edition: Later Edition

Attractive, later edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales. Danish language text. Originally published in two volumes this edition contains both volume in one. 318pp and 316pp, with two tile pages and two indeces. Illustrations in b&w by Paul V. Rubow after Vilhelm Pedersen. OCLC Number: 33350984. attractively bound in half red-crimson leather. Marbled boards and endpapers. Five raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles to the spine. Intermnnally unmarked, all pages very white. B... View more info

Andersen's Fairy Tales, Translated from the Original

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John W, Lovell Company,

Edition: Later Edition

Attractive edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Tales. 36 tales in all, 380 pages, not illustrated. Undated, circa late 19th century. Attractive copy with a red leather spine, gily titles and decoration with marbled boards and marbled page edges. Interior is clean and unmarked excepting a light ink signature to a front endpaper. Minor wear to edges of boards and a small., lost chip at the head of the spine. Weight unpacked, 464g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Ca... View more info