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The Dickens Digest: Four Great Masterpieces Condensed for the Modern Reader

By: Aswell, Mary Louise (Condensed by)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House: 1943

Book ID: MC398BB

Condition: Very Good


B6 - Mild shelfwear. Top end of back cover and spine soiled. Top corner of book and spine ends rubbed. Page edges tanned. Book plate on endpaper. Text is unmarked. Sound binding. Condensed versions of David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Martin Chuzzlewit and the Pickwick Papers. View more info

Six Elizabethan Plays

By: Bald, R. C.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1963

Book ID: SCW03546

Condition: Very Good


BF4 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in pink and tan wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some light soiling of the cover overallplus some sunning along the front left cover edge plus the original owner's name in black ink on the top right corner of the front endpaper plus some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. This is an older printing but it is tight and clean. A collection of Elizabethan plays that includes ... 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

English Romantic Writers

By: Battenhouse, Henry M.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Woodbury, New York, USA, Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated: 1958

Book ID: SCW04337

Condition: Very Good


CE3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light yellowing of the spine and paper edges plus some light surface scuffing at the bottom right corner of the front cover. A condensed, readily accessible book on the Romantic Movement. It covers its origin, background, development, achievements, authors, and their works. This is a title in the publisher's Barron'... View more info

D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers

By: Bloom, Harold (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Chelsea House Publishers: 1988

Book ID: SCW12904

ISBN: 1555460240

Condition: Good


CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with the DJ endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers, usual library marks, stamps, label, & pocket on the page edges, free endpapers, & the title page. DJ shows minor shelf wear with some light fading on the spine & front top edge, library label on the spine, original library mylar sleeve, mylar sleeve endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers. This is a title in the publisher's Modern Critical Interpretations. View more info

The Heart of Boswell: Six Journals in One Volume

By: Boswell James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Companies, The: 1982

Book ID: SCW08461

ISBN: 0070267758

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A hard cover Book of the Month Club edition book in very good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very mino overall shelf wear plus there is the orignal owner's seal embossed on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear with some ver... View more info

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Prose of the Victorian Period

By: Buckler, William E. (Edited by)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1958

Book ID: EC211BB

ISBN: 0395051282

Condition: Fair


B3 - A trade paperback book in fair condition. Book is slightly worn, crease on the front corners, spine, and back side near the spine, wrinkling and wear on the edges, corners and sides, some stains, underline words and writings on some pages, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear. One of the great features of the Victorian period, writes Oliver Elton, was the "swift and splendid development of the art of prose." Between...Riverside Edition. 8.25"x5.... View more info

Mythology and the Romantic Tradition in English Poetry

By: Bush, Douglas

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1963

Book ID: SCW06001

Condition: Good


BC4 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is some yellowing of the cover around the spine plus there is some underlining and margin marks in blue and red ink on pages 81 through 122 plus there is some rust staining on the paper edges of pages 92 through 95 from a paper clip plus ther... View more info

Mister Johnson

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, USA, Time-Life Books, Inc.: 1981

Book ID: SCW06763

Condition: Very Good


BX1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the spine. The story of an unusal African native set in colonial Nigeria in the early 1930s. The main character sees himself as an enthusiast for Empire and a champion of progress and civilisation. He is despised by his European boss, as a member of an inferior race. Johnson's life. The book tells of his attempt to ... View more info

Literary Criticism In England, 1660-1800

By: Chapman, Gerald Wester (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07581

Condition: Good


BW5 - A hard cover first edition book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and metallic green graphics on the spine and gole lettering and graphics on the front with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light soiling on the right outside paper edges plus there is a large red "H" stamped on the title page. The dust jacket shows moderate overall shelf wear with s... View more info

Victory

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, International Collectors Library: 1921

Book ID: EC972BB

Condition: Very Good


Q4 - Book has some dent on the front, light crease on the gutters, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise very good. Green covered boards with gilt lettering and design on the front and spine, silk ribbon bookmark, and gilt on the top page edges. "There is, as every schoolboy knows in this scientific age, a very close chemical relation between coal and diamonds. It is..." View more info

Anthony Burgess

By: De Vitis, A. A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8819BB

Condition: Good


AN2 - Book has lable on the lower spine, tanning on the spine, lightly bumped on some corners, label stain on the front fixed endpaper, library stamping on the page edges and title page, label and cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper with "80" written on the top left corner, some pencil writing and underlining, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Twayne's English Author Series No. 132. Sylvia E. Bowman, Editor. View more info

Winter's Tales

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Vintage Books: 1961

Book ID: SCW01823

ISBN: 0394702050

Condition: Very Good


BI4 - A mass market paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black & white wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear plus some very, very light foxing of the cover overall. A collection of short fiction by an author noted for both her works' psychological insight and extraordinary fantasy. 313p. View more info

A Long the Riverrun

By: Ellmann, Richard

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Vintage Books/Random House: 1990

Book ID: SCW06731

ISBN: 0679728287

Condition: Very Good


BV4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of short essays on literary figures and subjects. They range through Pound, Yeats, Eliot, Joyce, Freud, Washington Irving, and Ernest Hemingway. This book was published posthumously. the author was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Indexed, 277p. View more info

The Man of Mode or Sir Fopling Flutter

By: Etherege, Sir George

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Chandler Publishing Company: 1962

Book ID: EC6527BB

Condition: Fair


Q6 - Book is soiled and wrinkled, chipping, crease and wear on the spine, corners and some edges and sides, small tear with crease and wrinkling on the front top, very first page adhered to the opposite side of the front, stains on the cover and last few pages, rubbing, pencil writing and underlining on most pages, discoloration, and shelf wear. Edited and with an Introduction by Bernard F. Dukore. Chandler Editions in Drama, Robert W. Corrigan, Editor. View more info

Joseph Andrews: The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1958

Book ID: SCW04343

ISBN: 0393002748

Condition: Very Good


CA2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated blue and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. Introduction by Mary Ellen Chase. A comic epic that is one of the noted early English novels. By the author of "Tom Jones." 320p. View more info

Joseph Andrews Preceded By Shamela

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Everyman's Library/Dutton: 1975

Book ID: SCW04706

ISBN: 0460014676

Condition: Very Good


CA2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated red wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. "Joseph Andrews" is a parody directed against Samuel Richardson's "Pamela." It is also one of the great comic character portraits in English fiction, Parson Adams. This edition is an amendment of the text prepared by George Saintsbury from the first Fielding collected edition of 1762 "Shamela" ... View more info

A Room With a View and Howards End and Maurice

By: Forster, E. M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1971

Book ID: SCW03784

Condition: Good


BE5 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated green wraps with minor overall wear plus some creasing on the back cover at the bottom left corner plus a small (about 0.5") closed tear on the front at the bottom left corner plus a crease along the spine on the front plus some light creasing of the spine plus some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. A collection, in one volume, of 3 of the author's best known... View more info

The Man of Property and Indian Summer of a Forsyte

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Book ID: SCW03910

Condition: Very Good


BU3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color and black and white photo illustrated wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease in the front cover plus the original owner's name in blue ink on the front endpaper. This is the first volume in the author's family saga "The Forsyte Chronicles." The story of a man, his beautiful wife and her lover. The passions created by this triangle touch off a series of events that... View more info

In Chancery and Awakening

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Book ID: SCW12595

Condition: Very Good


CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing of the back cover and around the edges of the front and back endpapers plus there is the original owner's bookplate on the inside surface of the front cover plus there is an exlibrary stamp on the front endpaper. This is the second volume in the author's "The Forsyte Chronicles" plus the... View more info