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George Borrow
[The English Novelists Series]

By: Armstrong, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, Great Britain:, William Cloves and Sons,: 1950.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 005260


George Henry Borrow (1803 – 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe, who figure prominently in his work. His best known books are The Bible in Spain, the autobiographical Lavengro, and The Romany Rye, about his time with the English Romanichal (gypsies).Tan linen covered boards with blue... View more info

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...Socrates on Trial

By: Brickhouse, Thomas C. ; Smith, Nicholas D.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey:, Princeton Univ Press,: 1990.

Seller ID: 003419


Unused; No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. View more info

Image for <b>The Voice Of The Phoenix: Metaphors Of Death And Rebirth In Classics Of The Iberian Renaissance.</b>

The Voice Of The Phoenix: Metaphors Of Death And Rebirth In Classics Of The Iberian Renaissance.

By: Creel, Bryant L.;CREEL, BRYANT

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Mrts: 2004

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001744


Unopened, Unused. no flaws or blemishes. Inscribed by the author to renown South Florida professor. View more info

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The Law in Shakespeare

By: Davis, Cushman K.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: 1883, Washington Law Book,: Washington D.C.:

Seller ID: 009110


"Shakespeare's persistent and correct use of law terms was long ago noticed and caused the conjecture that he must have studied in an attorney's office. …… but that he was more addicted to the employment of legal nomenclature than any English writer (excepting, of course, the jurists) is incontestable;" From Introduction. The author through example from Shakespeare’s plays gives legal explanation. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light e... View more info

Image for ...<b>1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, and Titus. The Communicator's Commentary.</b>

...1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, and Titus. The Communicator's Commentary.

By: Demarest, Gary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA:, W Pub Group,: 1984.

Seller ID: 004208


Unused, Minimal handling wear.Dr. Gary W. Demarest encourages us to turn to 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, and Titus, for in them we can find astoundingly up-to-date answers. Dr. Demarest plumbs the depths of the meaning of Paul's first and last epistles and then illustrates that in the context of the most crucial issues facing us today. Among those issues are questions that are still valid today. View more info

Image for <b>The Pyramid Under The Cross: Franciscan Discourses Of Evangelization And The Nahua Christian Subject In Sixteenth-century Mexico.</b>

The Pyramid Under The Cross: Franciscan Discourses Of Evangelization And The Nahua Christian Subject In Sixteenth-century Mexico.

By: Diaz Balsera, Viviana; Balsera, Viviana Diaz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona:, Univ of Arizona Press,: 2005.

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 001758


Unused, No flaws or blemishes, but for author's inscription. The Pyramid under the Cross will be of interest to readers in the areas of Hispanic literatures, history, religion, anthropology, Latin American and cultural studies, and to those working in the field of colonial studies. The Pyramid under the Cross looks at the epic project of Christianization as well as the limits of the Spanish spiritual colonizers' power to accomplish it. The book focuses ... View more info

Image for …<b>Augustans and Romantics 1689-1830. (Introductions to English Literature; Volume III) </b>

Augustans and Romantics 1689-1830. (Introductions to English Literature; Volume III)

By: Dyson, H.V.D. & Butt, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Cresset Press,: 1950

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 005663


With Chapters on Art, Economics and Philosophy By Webb, Fisher, and Hodges. Light green cloth covered boards. Bindings very tight as if unopened. Clean text with light toning. Dust jacket has light wear. 8 inches tall. 320 pages with index. Contains an extensive bibliography accompanied by critical notes. View more info

Image for ...<b>Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative.</b>

...Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative.

By: Echevarria, Roberto Gonzalez; Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina:, Duke Univ Press,: 1998.

Seller ID: 003750


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality Myth and Archive presents a new theory of the origin and evolution of Latin American literature and the emergence of the modern novel. In this influential, award-winning exploration of Latin American writing from colonial times to the present, Roberto González Echevarría dispenses with traditional literary history to reveal the indebted relationship of the novel to legal, scientific, and anthropological discourses. View more info

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...Literature and Humanitarian Reform in the Civil War Era.

By: Eiselein, Gregory

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana Univ Press,: 1996.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line.

Seller ID: 003191


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, During the Civil War, a crisis erupted in philanthropy that dramatically changed humanitarian theories and practices, and demanded new approaches to humanitarian work. This book tracks these upheavals and innovations within organized benevolence from 1859 to 1868, investigating the unorthodox humanitarian projects that flourished in this era. Certain writer-activists began to advocate an "eccentric benevolence" - a type of phi... View more info

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For Lancelot Andrewes : Essays on Style and Order

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Gwyer: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009963


The seven essays cover a wide range of subjects including: literature, theology, and philosophy, CONTENTS: 1. Lancelot Andrewes. 2. John Bramhall. 3. Niccolo Machiavelli. 4. Francis Herbert Bradley. 5. Baudelaire in our time. 6. Thomas Middleton. 7. A Note on Richard Crashaw. 8. The Humanism of Irving Babbitt. Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM (1888 - 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets... View more info

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Cervantes' Christian Romance: A Study of Persiles Y Sigismunda.

By: Forcione, Alban K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey:, Princeton Univ Press,: 1972.

Seller ID: 001755


Unused, Minimal shelf wear; previous owner's name inside. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Plot and Its Construction in Eighteenth Century Criticism of French Comedy: A Study of Theory with Relation to the Practice of Beaumarchais.</b>

...The Plot and Its Construction in Eighteenth Century Criticism of French Comedy: A Study of Theory with Relation to the Practice of Beaumarchais.

By: Fredrick, Edna Caroline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA:, B. Franklin,: 1973.

Seller ID: 003190


Unused, uncirculated, ex-library. No flaws but library marks. View more info

Image for …<b>Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.</b>

Poems of Giosue Carducci: Giosue Carducci and the Hellenic Reaction in Italy and Carducci and the Classic Realism.

By: Giosue Carducci, Sewall, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd Mead & Company,: 1892.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005634


Tan cloth over spine to blue boards. Spine dun-darkened. Handling wear with small rubs on corners and a bump on top edge of front board. Front-free-endpage folded with previous owner’s name. Text clean with toning. Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (1835 – 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy. In 1906 he became the first Italian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature "n... View more info

Image for ....<B>The Eighteen Nineties: A Review of Art and Ideas at Close on 19th Century.</b>

....The Eighteen Nineties: A Review of Art and Ideas at Close on 19th Century.

By: Holbrook, Jackson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape.: 1931

Seller ID: 005420


304 pages with index. 24 plates. With chapters profiling the lives and works of Aubrey Beardsley, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, A.E. Housman, etc. Celebrating the Fin de Siecle.Pale green cloth covered boards.Stamped titles in gilt.Bindings square and tight.Text clean mild toning.Light handling with sun-faded spine.No dust jacket. View more info

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Lytton Strachey. A Critical Biography.

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Heinemann,: 1968.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 000453


Vol 1: The Unknown Years, Vol 2: The Years of Achievement.Giles Lytton Strachey ( 1880 – 1932) was a British writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His biography Queen Victoria (1921) was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Brown cl... View more info

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The Technology of the Novel: Writing and Narrative in British Fiction.

By: Jackson, Tony E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A.:, Johns Hopkins Univ Press,: 2009.

Seller ID: 001762


Unused, no flaws or blemishes. The connection between speech and writing in human language has been a matter of philosophical debate since antiquity. By plumbing the depths of this complex relationship, Tony E. Jackson explains how the technology of alphabetic writing has determined the nature of the modern novel. Through striking new readings of works by Austen, Mary Shelley, Dickens, Forster, Woolf, Lessing, and McEwan, Jackson reveals how the phenom... View more info

Image for <b>Poesias Completas: Obras Propias En Castellano Y Latin Y Traducciones E Imitaciones Latinas, Griegas, Biblico-Hebreas Y Romances.</b>

Poesias Completas: Obras Propias En Castellano Y Latin Y Traducciones E Imitaciones Latinas, Griegas, Biblico-Hebreas Y Romances.

By: Leon, Luis de;Cuevas Garcia, Cristobal

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Castalia,: 1998.

Seller ID: 001743


No usado; ningún desperfecto ni mancha; Calidad de Regalo - Unused; no flaw or blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>Obras Poeticas De Juan Boscan.</b>

Obras Poeticas De Juan Boscan.

By: Martín de Riquer, Antonio Comas y Joaquín Molas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gráficas Marina:, Barcelona,: 1957.

Seller ID: 001765


Mitad de cuero con cinco bandas columna dorada y títulos en un paño rojo vino a juntas. Mármol endpages. Enlaces firme y square, aunque articulación delantera está comenzando. Neat lápiz notas al margen de cada página como esta fue una enseñanza copia de un renombrado profesor.Half-leather with five spine bands and titles in gilt to wine red cloth boards. Marbled endpages. Bindings firm and square though front hinge is starting. Neat pencil margin notes on eve... View more info

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...I Chronicles (The Anchor Bible, 12)

By: Myers, Jacob M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A.:, Doubleday,: 1979.

Seller ID: 004785


Unused, No flaws or blemishes but light shelf handling to Dust jacket.I Chronicles (Volume 12 in the acclaimed Anchor Bible series) is a book closely related to three other books of the so-called Chronicler's History--II Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. I Chronicles begins with the famous genealogical lists (from Adam to David), continues with an account of David's reign, in which the chronicler emphasizes David's efforts to restore the religion of Israel, and conclude... View more info

Image for ...<b>Talking and Text: Essays on the Literature of Golden Age Spain (Juan de La Cuesta-Hispanic Monographs).</b>

...Talking and Text: Essays on the Literature of Golden Age Spain (Juan de La Cuesta-Hispanic Monographs).

By: Rivers, Elias L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Juan de la Cuesta-Hispanic Monographs,: 2009.

Seller ID: 004186


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, View more info