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Aristotelis - De Arte Poetica  Liber, Aristotle; I. Bywater (editor)
1 Aristotle; I. Bywater (editor) Aristotelis - De Arte Poetica Liber
London Oxonii: e Typographeo Clarendoniano 1958 Second Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Only slight wear, a little offset discoloration on end papers ; A bright, solid book, navy blue boards with gilt titles on spine of this slim book. Text unmarked. ; Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; Unpaginated pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Second Words  Selected critical prose, Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
2 Atwood, Margaret Eleanor Second Words Selected critical prose
Boston Beacon Press 1984 0807063584 / 9780807063583 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Dust jacket chipped with a few short tears ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages; "Fifty of Margaret Atwood's finest essays and reviews from 1960 to 1982 are included in this collection of her key critical writings. Wit and originality infuse discussions of the writing process, literary life, and such literary figures as Adrienne Rich, Northrop Frye, Anne Sexton, and E. L. Doctorow. Atwood's perspectives on Canadian nationalism and the American dream emerge, as do her controversial attitudes about feminism, sexism, and contemporary North American life. This largest collection of her critical prose showcases the human insight and sharp intellect that has distinguished Atwood as one of the most compelling writers of the 21st century." 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Daniel Defoe and the Supernatural, Baine, Rodney M.
3 Baine, Rodney M. Daniel Defoe and the Supernatural
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dust jacket chipped, short tear top back edge, spine faded ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 233 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature  The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal, Bardenstein, Carol
4 Bardenstein, Carol Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal
Wiesbaden Otto Harrassowitz 2005 3447051981 / 9783447051989 Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Light edge wear to red card covers ; Extensive author inscription on front fly leaf ; Trade PB; Studies in Arabic Language and Literature vol 5; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 69.95 USD
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Pivotal Catalogues in the Aeneid, Basson, W. P.
5 Basson, W. P. Pivotal Catalogues in the Aeneid
Amsterdam Adolf M Hakkert 1975 9025607675 / 9789025607678 Paperback Very Good+ 
Light crease front edge of beige card covers ; A tight solid book, unread ; Trade PB; 0.3 x 8.7 x 5.9 Inches; 208 pages 
Price: 29.95 USD
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A Place Called Hecla, Benson, Doris
6 Benson, Doris A Place Called Hecla
Manitoba Self Published 2007 0978302508 / 9780978302504 First Edition Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Some wear to corners of card covers ; Signed by author on front fly leaf, A bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Hecla Island, located in Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba is a very real place, once home to an Icelandic community, now dispersed. This is a post WWII novel about a young man from that community who was a bomber pilot. He falls in love with an Irish Canadian, city-bred woman and feels the need for her to love the island he grew up on. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Slain by the Doones  And other stories, Blackmore, R. D.
7 Blackmore, R. D. Slain by the Doones And other stories
New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Corners bumped, some edge wear, paper was stuck to front pastedown & torn off , leaving a remnant, small stain top front hinge, faint stain across top front free end paper. Gift notation dated Feb 1896 on FFEP. Front & back hinge started but still strong. A couple of light stains on pages. Narrow stain just above title on front board. ; A bright, solid book. Cloth covered boards decorated with gilt and green design and titles front and spine, still bright. Laid paper throughout (even endpapers), untrimmed fore and bottom edges, top edge gilt. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 244 pages; The stories are; - Slain by the Doones pp. 1-68, Frida; or the Lover's Leap pp. 69-134, George Bowring pp. 135-202 and Crocker's Hole pp. 203-244 
Price: 17.50 USD
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LA PEUR DE VIVRE, Bordeaux, Henry
8 Bordeaux, Henry LA PEUR DE VIVRE
Tours Maison Alfred Mame Et Fils 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
4to - 11" to 13" tall; Large quarto, almost 12 inches . Grey cloth with blind-stamped design in brown, white & black, full gilt edges. Worn top and bottom of spine and corners, stained with white paint at bottom of spine, pages yellowed. Back hinge cracked but solid. Illustrated with woodcuts throughout. 311 pages. On half-title is the following information - Serie 11B, No 1152. Text in French. Illustrated by Emile Beaume. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The World My Mother Gave Me  Asian Women's Perspectives and Perceptions in Literature, Bose, Mandakranta
9 Bose, Mandakranta The World My Mother Gave Me Asian Women's Perspectives and Perceptions in Literature
Vancouver BC University of British Columbia Press 1998 0888651694 / 9780888651693 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Remnants of sticker on front cover, light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book; 8.25 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; 115 pages; A collection of papers from a conference held at the University of British Columbia by the Institute of Asian Research. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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SATIRES OF HORACE (TRANSLATED BY VARIOUS HANDS) THE DORIC EDITION, Breviary Treasures
10 Breviary Treasures SATIRES OF HORACE (TRANSLATED BY VARIOUS HANDS) THE DORIC EDITION
Boston Nathan Haskell Dole 1905 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo; 214 pages; Back end paper torn out. Off-white spine brown vellum boards. This is no. 128 of 550. Each page has Beardsley like illustrations. Bumping to bottom of spine small tears top , some scuffing. Previous name on FFEP. Heavy uncut paper, frontispiece by Learned, page illustrations act as a 3/4 border for the verses. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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11 Butler, W. G One Hundred Latin Passages for Prepared or Unprepared Translation,
London Methuen 1957 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Only a few pages are marked as is common in this type of book, light soiling of yellow boards ; A tight solid book. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 159 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Land Apart  A South African Reader, Coetzee, J. M. &  Andre Philippus Brink
12 Coetzee, J. M. & Andre Philippus Brink A Land Apart A South African Reader
London Faber & Faber 1986 0571139337 / 9780571139330 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
Prev. owner's name on FFEP in black ink, some tanning of pages as is common in British books of this era.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; 8.66 X 5.59 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; "A Land Apart explores the literary traditions (Black and White, English and Afrikaans) of South Africa as they engage with the reality of life there today." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Pagine Scelte dalle opere di Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca, Ariosto, Tasso, Goldoni, Foscolo, Manzoni, Leopardi, Carducci, Cortina, Classici
13 Cortina, Classici Pagine Scelte dalle opere di Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca, Ariosto, Tasso, Goldoni, Foscolo, Manzoni, Leopardi, Carducci
R. D. Cortina Company 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light wear to green paper covered boards, light chipping head of spine, light spotting on spine ; A bright, solid book, top edge of pages uncut, printed on laid paper. Beige paper imprinted with title and series in red and black pasted on front board. Despite the defects, this is a lovely little book. ; Classici Cortina; 31 pages; This slim volume of excerpts in Italian from the works of a number of Italian classical authors: Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca, Ariosto, Tasso, Goldoni, Foscolo, Manzoni, Leopardi and Carducci. Text in Italian. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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ASTA Libri, autografi e grafica, d'Aste, Gonnelli Casa
14 d'Aste, Gonnelli Casa ASTA Libri, autografi e grafica
Florence/Firenze Gonnelli Casa d'Aste Oct 10 2010 Softcover Very Good 
Bottom fore corner of front card coverbadly creased with light soil and creasing of inside page, only light wear else ; Colour Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages; Text completely in Italian. Colour illustrations on every page of manuscripts, incunabula from the mediaeval period and books and ephemeral pieces from every period since, until mid 20th century. A thorough itemization of the items to be auctioned with detailed descriptions in Italian. Unfortunately, no prices realized information is included. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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On King Lear: Kernan, Goldman, Bentley, Weiss, McFarland, Danson, Roche, Seltzer, Danson, Lawrence (editor)
15 Danson, Lawrence (editor) On King Lear: Kernan, Goldman, Bentley, Weiss, McFarland, Danson, Roche, Seltzer
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1982 0691064776 / 9780691064772 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light edge wear to DJ, some pencil underlining and margin notes ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 186 pages; The lectures are: 'King Lear and the Shakespearean pageant of history' by Alvin B. Kernan -- 'King Lear, acting and feeling' by Michael Goldman -- 'Shakespeare, the King's company, and King Lear' by G.E. Bentley -- 'As the wind sits, the poetics of King Lear' by Theodore Weiss -- 'The image of the family in King Lear' by Thomas McFarland -- 'King Lear and the two abysses' by Lawrence Danson -- '"Nothing almost sees miracles":Tragic knowledge in King Lear' by Thomas P. Roche, Jr. -- 'King Lear in the theater' by Daniel Seltzer. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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A Voice from the Attic, Davies, Robertson
16 Davies, Robertson A Voice from the Attic
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Ltd 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Price clipped DJ shows light chipping at extremities, name stamped base of FFEP, crease base of 1st contents page. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages; A series of essays about books, reading, literature and other related subjects. 
Price: 26.50 USD
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Stories, De Maupassant, Guy
17 De Maupassant, Guy Stories
Franklin Center PA The Franklin Library 1977 Limited Edition Leather Bound Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lily Harmon 
A bright, solid book. Full gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding in red with gilt stamped designs front, spine and back, raised bands on spine. Companion pamphlet is present. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; A collection of 30 of the author's short stories. A fine volume, suitable for gifting. 
Price: 21.50 USD
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The Life of Our Lord Written During the Years 1846 - 1849, Dickens, Charles
18 Dickens, Charles The Life of Our Lord Written During the Years 1846 - 1849
Toronto Musson Book Company 1934 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket heavily chipped with tears and creasing, some soil. Navy blue cloth covered boards, a little bumped with light edge wear, two previous owners' names on front free end paper ; Tight solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Price on lower back flap of DJ ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 125 pages; These religious writings by Dickens were first written for his family. "For eighty-five years the resulting manuscript was sacredly guarded as a precious family secret. After his sister-in-law, Georgina Hogarth, died, it fell to Dickens youngest child, Sir Henry Fielding Dickens, with the admonition that it should not be published while any child of Dickens lived. Just before the 1933 Christmas holidays Sir Henry died in London. Sir Henry's widow and children, through majority decision, assumed the right to permit its publication." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Annie Howells and Achille Frechette, Doyle, John Robert
19 Doyle, John Robert Annie Howells and Achille Frechette
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1980 0802054501 / 9780802054500 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Beige dust jacket a little dust soiled, short tears, glue mark on front cover. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 157 pages; Annie Howells was the daughter of the US Consul in Quebec and the sister of William Dean Howells. Achille Fréchette was a translator for the House of Commons and the brother of French-Canadian poet Louis Fréchette. Both were authors in their own right. After their marriage in 1877, they quickly established a distinguished social circle with such luminaries as the eventual Prime Minister, Wilfred Laurier, Alphonse Lusignan and Archibald Lampman. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Fifteenth-Century Studies Vol. 31, DuBruck, Edelgard E. &  Barbara I. Gusick
20 DuBruck, Edelgard E. & Barbara I. Gusick Fifteenth-Century Studies Vol. 31
Rochester Camden House 2006 157113333X / 9781571133335 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book. Red cloth covered boards, with gilt stamped design front and spine, as new ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.22 X 0.79 inches; 236 pages; Fifteenth-Century Studies offers essays on diverse aspects of the period, including liberal and fine arts, historiography, medicine, and religion. The standard survey of drama research leads off the present volume. Ten essays follow, involving France, Spain, Germany, England, and Finland. Essays deal with love poetry, laughter and manhood in Jehan de Saintré, a new dating of Sir Gawein and the Green Knight, German eschatological theater, portrayals of Christ's healing of the lame man on the York stage, translation during the Middle Spanish period, the end of the persecution of witches, and late medieval executioners. Book reviews and an index of volumes 21 through 30 conclude the volume. Contributors: Edelgard Dubruck, William Calin, Rocio Del Rio Fernandez, Leonardas Gerulaitis, Barbara Gusick, Sibylle Jefferis, Judy Kem, Hannele Kemettilä, Lynn T. Ramey, Carolyn King Stephens Edelgard E. Dubruck is Professor Emerita at Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan, and Barbara I. Gusick is Associate Professor at Troy State University Dothan. 
Price: 69.95 USD
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