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Thomas Love Peacock: A Critical Study

By: A. Martin Freeman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Folcroft Press, Inc.: 1969

Book ID: EC29776BB

Condition: Good


CY3 - A reprint ex-library hardcover book in good condition that was library re-bound, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some stains and dog-eared pages, tanning and light shelf wear wtih no dust jacket. 8.75"x6.25", 348 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Critical Essays on Washington Irving

By: Aderman, Ralph M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, G. K. Hall & Co.: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC22038BB

ISBN: 0816188963

Condition: Good


AO2 - An ex-library first printing hardcover book in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners scattered stains, some glue stains and residue on the cover and front free endpaper, some pencil underlining and marking, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Critical Essays on American Literature, General Editor James Nagel. This series seeks to anthologize the most important criticism on a wide variety of topics and writers in American Literature. 9.5"x6.5", 276 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Anthony Burgess: The Artist as Novelist

By: Aggeler, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University, Alabama, University of Alabama Press: 1979

Book ID: EC14533BB

ISBN: 0817371060

Condition: Good


F6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has couple of taped labels on the spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges, sides, and corners, moderate tears, taped tears, wrinkling, and crease on the front upper right corner, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has rubbing on the cover edges, some soiling and stains on the page edges, library stamping on the top and title page, label on the contents page and three on the front endpapers with cardholder adhered, reading wear with wrinkling and crease, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise goo... View more info

The New Walt Whitman Handbook

By: Allen, Gay Wilson

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC19762BB

ISBN: 0814705561

Condition: Fair


CJ5 - Dust jacket mylar protected, wrinkling, chipping, crease, label, fading, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some edgewear, lightly bumped corners, wrinkling, chipping, stains, endpaper hinges fixed/taped, tanning, scuffing on some inside pages, a few pencil marking, light discoloration and shelf wear. View more info

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Industrial Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture

By: Amato, Joe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC38384BB

ISBN: 1587295016

Condition: Very Good


CK3 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author with "and when I wanna go home I'm goin' mobile. Philly 06" written in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has bottom cup stain on the front, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contemporary North American Poetry Series. Through a dizzying array of references to subjects ranging from engineering to poetry, on-the-job experiences in academia and industry, conflicts between working-class and intellectual labor, the privatization of universitie... View more info

Liberating Gods Emerson on Poet and Poetry: Emerson on Poets and Poetry

By: Anderson, John B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, University of Miami Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10659BB

ISBN: 0870241575

Condition: Very Good


BY4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has scuffing on the edges, corners, and some sides, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has previous owner's name written on the front fixed endpaper, cutout newspaper article about the author entitled "Professor emeritus at UH dies" that is taped on the top and bottom to the back fixed endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner "For Mary Cavender Schifflett- a perceptive student, a self-reliant individual, and a c... View more info

Stage Voices: Twelve Canadian Playwrights Talk About Their Lives and Work

By: Anthony, Geraldine (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW06537

ISBN: 0385126433

Condition: Very Good


BG1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light soliing on the bottom board edges plus there is some very light tape staining on the front and back outside board surfaces and front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped down to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, title page, copyright page, last page, and back endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wearplus there is moderate sunning on the spine and along the front and back right edges pl... View more info

Thomas Henry Huxley

By: Ashforth, Albert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc.: 1969

Book ID: EC17479BB

Condition: Very Good


X5 - Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), rubbing, wrinkling, light discoloration and shelf wear. Twayne's English Authors Series, Sylvia E. Bowman, Editor. TEAS 84. View more info

The Novels of William Golding

By: Babb, Howard S.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Ohio State University Press: 1970

Book ID: WY00042BB

ISBN: 0814201873

Condition: Fair


AT5 - No DJ. Some scratches on fron and back cover. Library card holder and stickers on front loose endpaper, library stampings on title page, copyright page, back loose endpapers, and top edges. Some pencil markings on body text. Library stickers on back cover and spine. The author examines the forms and meanings of all of Golding's fiction up through The Pyramid. View more info

Master of Modern French Criticism

By: Babbitt, Irving

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 1977

Book ID: EC35763BB

ISBN: 0837194156

Condition: Very Good


L3 - A reprint ex-library hardcover book in very good condition that is mylar protected and have the inside flaps of the mylar adhered to the fixed endpapers, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some marked out info and stains, light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. 8.75"x5.75", 427 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The New Novel in France: Theory and Practice of the Nouveau Roman

By: Babcock, Arthur E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC23227BB

ISBN: 0805778586

Condition: Very Good


BM2 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Twayne's Critical History of the Novel, Herbert Sussman, Series Editor. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Continuity of Letters

By: Bailey, John

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Freeport, New York, USA, Books for Libraries Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint Edition

Book ID: SCW05829

Condition: Good


CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the front free endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some light soiling of the cloth overall plus there are the usual library marks and stamps on the spine, top outside paper edges, half-title page, title page, and dedication page plus there is some light soiling on the top outside paper edges. A collection of literary essays and lectures on literature. 273p. View more info

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Obdurate Brilliance: Exteriority and the Modern Long Poem

By: Baker, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida Press: 1991

Book ID: EC38192BB

ISBN: 0813010640

Condition: Good


BV1 - A hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some tears on the edges and corners, less than an inch tear on the back top left corner, scattered scratches and rubbing, fading, discolored, and shelf wear. Book has some stains on the page edges and some inside pages, some bumped corners, some lightly moisture soiled patches on some inside pages, light discoloration and shelf wear. Obdurate Brilliance is one of the few major critical studies in English of the poetry of Saint-John Perse, whose works are examin... View more info

Terminal Paradox: The Novels of Milan Kundera

By: Banerjee, Maria Nemcova

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Grove Weidenfeld: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12049

ISBN: 0802111270

Condition: Very Good


BG5 - A hard cover first edition book in very good- condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers with the "1" present and with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in cream paper covered boards quarter bound in burgandy cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with very light bumping to the bottom right corners of the front and back boards with a tiny patch of board showing at the back bottom right board corner. The dust jacket shows very light overall rubbing. A full-length stud... View more info

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A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland

By: Barbara Black

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: ec47472

ISBN: 082142016X

Condition: Very Good


AH2 - A first edition (no additional printings) hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, some scuffing and light stains on the page edges, some light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. A Room of His Own sheds light on the mysterious ways of male associational culture as it examines such topics as fraternity, nostalgia, social capital, celebrity, and male professionalism. 9.25"x6.25", 301 pages. Satisfaction Guranteed. View more info

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Poetry in English: An Introduction

By: Barber, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: First US Edition

Book ID: EC36635BB

Condition: Good


BF2 - A first US edition ex-library hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has stains and moderate discoloration, and light shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some cover edgewear, lightly bowed, dog-eared page, tanning, and light shelf wear. Informative and entertaining, this book is indispensable for students and general readers interested in the complex tradition of poetry in English. 8.75"x5.75", 220 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Anthony Trollope

By: Bareham, Tony (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Totowa, New Jersey, Barnes & Noble Books: 1980

Book ID: EC41782BB

ISBN: 0389200271

Condition: Very Good


BH6 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has labels, wrinkling on the edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, some dog-eared pages and wrinkling, light discoloration and shelf wear. A Barnes & Noble Critical Study. 8.75"x5.75", 207 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Vocation and Desire: George Eliot's Heroines

By: Barrett, Dorothea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Book ID: EC4939BB

ISBN: 0415056748

Condition: Very Good


AT5 - Book has some discoloration on the back and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. Generations of critics have seen George Eliot as a conservative Victorian high moralist and sibyl. This book questions that image, finding in her work unexpected elements of anger, feminism, subversiveness, revenge, iconoclasm, wit and eroticism. View more info

Alessandro Manzoni

By: Barricelli, Gian Piero

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC17217BB

ISBN: 0805762515

Condition: Very Good


S5 - Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), rubbing, wrinkling, light discoloration and shelf wear. View more info

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Black Time: Fiction of Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States

By: Barthold, Bonnie J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, USA, Yale University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13506

ISBN: 0300025734

Condition: Good


BZ2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A sequence of numbers with the "1" present appearing on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the title page.... View more info