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Image for Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature  The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal

Translation and Transformation in Modern Arabic Literature The Indigenous Assertions of Muhammad Uthman Jalal

By: Bardenstein, Carol

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Wiesbaden, Otto Harrassowitz: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16516

ISBN: 3447051981

Condition: Very Good+


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 View more info

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Pivotal Catalogues in the Aeneid

By: Basson, W. P.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, Adolf M Hakkert: 1975

Seller ID: 13304

ISBN: 9025607675

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Place Called Hecla

By: Benson, Doris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manitoba, Self Published: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16902

ISBN: 0978302508

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Along Came the Witch (HC) A Journal in the 1960'S

By: Bevington, Helen Smith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19218

ISBN: 0151050805

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ and board show very light shelf wear. Light soiling to top page edges. ; Stated first edition. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Inscribed by the author on the blank page before the half title. ; 8.2 X 5.3 X 1.1 inches; 223 pages; Bevington's life with her husband during the eventful years of the 1960s, their travels, the renowned people they met etc. View more info

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The World My Mother Gave Me Asian Women's Perspectives and Perceptions in Literature

By: Bose, Mandakranta

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16748

ISBN: 0888651694

Condition: 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. View more info

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A Land Apart A South African Reader

By: Coetzee, J. M. & Andre Philippus Brink

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16645

ISBN: 0571139337

Condition: 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." View more info

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ASTA Libri, autografi e grafica

By: d'Aste, Gonnelli Casa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence/Firenze, Gonnelli Casa d'Aste: Oct 10 2010

Seller ID: 16241

Condition: 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. View more info

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On King Lear: Kernan, Goldman, Bentley, Weiss, McFarland, Danson, Roche, Seltzer

By: Danson, Lawrence (editor)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14896

ISBN: 0691064776

Condition: 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' b... View more info

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Stories

By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16047

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

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Fifteenth-Century Studies Vol. 31

By: DuBruck, Edelgard E. & Barbara I. Gusick

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Rochester, Camden House: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16829

ISBN: 157113333X

Condition: 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 eschat... View more info

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McSweeney's Issue 24

By: Eggers, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18114

ISBN: 0241143926

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Only slight wear to cloth covered boards ; Dark blue and black imprinted design on cloth covered boards. The book's unique binding divides the book in half in a 'z' with 2 spines and 2 front boards. Pasted onto the back of the front free end paper is a booklet featuring a story by Milton Kaufman, excerpted from a future book. For obvious reasons the binding could never have a dust jacket. ; 8.35 X 6.54 X 1.18 inches; 320 pages; A collection of short fiction from such authors as: Christopher Howard, Joe Meno Jonathan Ames, Aaron Gwynn, Philippe Soupault and Eric Hanson. The reverse side of the ... View more info

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Deep River

By: Endo, Shusaku & Van C. Gessel (translator)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Kingston ON, Quarry Press: 1994

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 18503

ISBN: 1550821113

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


International Authors Series; 9.60 X 6.20 X 0.90 inches; 216 pages; "A trip to India becomes a journey of discovery for a group of Japanese tourists playing out their "individual dramas of the soul." Isobe searches for his reincarnated wife, while Kiguchi relives the wartime horror that ultimately saved his life. Alienated by middle age, Mitsuko follows Otsu, a failed priest, to the holy city of Varanas, hoping that the murky Ganges holds the secret to the "difference between being alive and truly living." Looking for absolutes, each character confronts instead the moral am... View more info

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The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great and A Journey From This World to the Next &C, &C

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10905

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light wear to blue cloth covered boards, a little bumped head of spine ; A bright solid, book. Top edge gilt and gilt titles on spine. Frontispiece of Fielding with tissue guard ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages; Undated but circa 1898. A very attractive book View more info

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The Madwoman's Underclothes Essays and Occasional Writings, 1968-85

By: Greer, Germaine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19377

ISBN: 0330294075

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Price-clipped DJ and boards show light shelf wear, ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Picador Books; 9.4 X 6.4 X 1.2 inches; 305 pages; "Always strong and fearless, Germaine Greer strikes right at the heart of the matter—be it John F. Kennedy and vaginal deodorants, rape and artificial insemination, cosmetic surgery, the death of Jimi Hendrix, or the famine in Ethiopia. This collection represents a mosaic of essays, long and short, some of which are appearing for the first time in print and all of which chafe the conventional and are bristling with argument... View more info

Image for THE FAMOUS TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL AT TINTAGEL IN LYONESSE A NEW VERSION OF AN OLD STORY ARRANGED AS A PLAY FOR MUMMERS IN ONE ACT REQUIRING NO THEATRE OR SCENERY

THE FAMOUS TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL AT TINTAGEL IN LYONESSE A NEW VERSION OF AN OLD STORY ARRANGED AS A PLAY FOR MUMMERS IN ONE ACT REQUIRING NO THEATRE OR SCENERY

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 694

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


77 pages; DJ is chipped, worn, tape repaired, soiled, foxing. View more info

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Her Letter : His Answer & Her Last Letter

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1905

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16158

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lightly soiled, light shelf wear, corners lightly bumped, date written on front free end papers ; This beautiful volume is lavishly illustrated on every page. The paper is heavy weight glossy art quality, illuminated head and tail pieces, illustrated endpapers.; Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages; This edition is the first illustrated edition of the poetry which was first published in 1870 View more info

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Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein Gesellschaft Band 12 2000

By: Hartmann, Sieglinde & Ulrich Müller (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Satz und Druck: 2000

Seller ID: 17360

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Yellow cloth covered boards as new ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 457 pages View more info

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Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein Gesellschaft Band 13 2001/2002

By: Hartmann, Sieglinde & Ulrich Müller (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Satz und Druck: 2002

Seller ID: 17361

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Yellow cloth covered boards as new ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 353 pages View more info

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Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein Gesellschaft Band 15 2005

By: Hartmann, Sieglinde & Ulrich Müller (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Satz und Druck: 2005

Seller ID: 17362

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Yellow cloth covered boards as new ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 465 pages View more info

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Selected Stories

By: Henry, O

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16035

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book. Full gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding with raised bands on spine. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 467 pages; A collection of 45 short stories, by the author known for his suprising twists. A fine copy, suitable for gifting. Includes pamphlet with notes from the editor. View more info