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I, Asimov: A Memoir

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010557

ISBN: 0385417012

Condition: New


A self-portrait by the late master of science fiction and popular scientific thought looks back on Asimov's long and fruitful life, discussing his writings, religious beliefs, friendships and personal relationships, and innovative ideas.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, Second Printing. View more info

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Paradise Road: Jack Kerouac's Lost Highway and My Search for America

By: Atkinson, Jay

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010977

ISBN: 0470237694

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author no inscription. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes. First Edition First Printing.Jay Atkinson sets out to re-create Kerouac's journeys of the late 1940s, depicting the travels of the author and his longtime friends as they retrace the five major trips Jack Kerouac took with his pals. Writing with a novelist's eye and ear, Atkinson creates a compelling portrait of North America: its roaring blues bars and nightclubs, empty country roads, and remote prairie towns and byways as well as the enduring warmth and humor of its citizens. View more info

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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead

By: Byrne, Paula

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010684

ISBN: 0060881305

Condition: Near Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but a remainder mark on lower edge. As much as this is a biography of Evelyn Waugh, it is also the biography of the family that inspired his best-known novel, Brideshead Revisited. View more info

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Why Read the Classics?

By: Calvino, Italo

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011107

ISBN: 0679415246

Condition: New


Calvino has the precious gift of introducing a work of literature so as to make it live for the reader as it does for him. . . . He explains important works of the Western canon in a style of innocent wonder. [The Times] No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition - American. View more info

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Marcel Proust: A Life

By: Carter, William C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011099

ISBN: 0300081456

Condition: New


An impeccably researched, well-paced biography of the great French writer, written by an internationally recognized Proust scholar. [The New York Times Book Review]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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...Educating by Story-Telling: Showing the Value of Story-Telling As an Educational Tool for the Use of All Workers with Children.

By: Cather, Katherine Dunlap.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, World Book Company,: 1922.

Seller ID: 004549


Ex-Library. Handling wear and library treatment. Text is clean. Bindings good. 396 pages with index. 8 inches tall. Includes a collection of stories for telling and a list of stories for reading to grades 1 - 8 by school month. Extensive bibliography. View more info

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Adventures and Letters of Richard Harding Davis.

By: Davis, Charles Belmont Davis - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1917.

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: 004115


Illustrated. Ex-library in dark blue-green library bound buckram. Spine titles and call number stamped in white. Bindings square and tight. Text Clean Light shelf handling. No flaws but library treatment. View more info

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A Book for Bookmen Being Edited Manuscripts & Marginalia With Essays on Several Occasions.

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London:, Dulau & Company,: 1926.

Edition: Limited to 50 copies of which this is 15.

Seller ID: 001132


Pencil numbered and signed by author. Full brown buckram lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.This copy has been handled as is evident from wear on spine; upper corner rubbed; rear has some imperfection; corners rubbed and broken; early pages foxed and general toning throughout. A worm hole affects lower corner last ten pages. A few light pencil marks on inside rear board from various bookmen from the years. The volume contains several fold-out facsimile reprints of handwritten pages. The text block is well bound with clean, age-toned pages. The book measur... View more info

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The Censorship of Books

By: Fellman, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Madison, Univ. of Wisconsin Press: 1957

Seller ID: 010591

Condition: Near Fine


An address delivered at the annual meeting of the American Association of University Presses, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 1957. No flaws but a previous owner's name stamp and a hint of upper corner fold.Stapled cardstock 8.5 inches tall; [4] 35 p. View more info

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Commerce with the Classics: Ancient Books and Renaissance Readers (Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures)

By: Grafton, Anthony

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 011106

ISBN: 0472106260

Condition: New


Humanists Alberti, Pico, Budé, and Kepler, all major figures of their time and now major figures in intellectual history, are examined in the light of their distinctive ways of reading. Investigating a period of two centuries, Grafton vividly portrays the ways in which book/scholar interactions and the established traditions that were reflected in these interactions were part of and helped shape the subjects' Humanistic philosophy. The book also indicates how these traditions have implications for the modern literary scene. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edit... View more info

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Letters of the Century: America 1900-99

By: Grunwald, Lisa ; Adler, Stephen

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Random House USA Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010711

ISBN: 0385315902

Condition: New


Fascinating cleverly conceived, and well-organized, LETTERS OF THE CENTURY invites readers to hear the ring of unaffected truth and succeeds brilliantly. -- Biography Magazine,No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Writing East: The 'Travels' of Sir John Mandeville

By: Higgins, Iain Macleod

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, University of Pennsylvania Press,: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007521

ISBN: 0812233433


A study of how Mandeville's Travels came to appear in its various versions, explaining how it went through a series of transformations as it reached new audiences in order to serve as both a response to previous writings about the East and an important voice in the medieval conversation about the nature and limits of the world.Sir John Mandeville is the supposed author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, a travel memoir which first circulated between 1357 and 1371.By the aid of translations into many other languages, the work acquired extraordinary popularity. Despite the extremely un... View more info

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....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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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

By: Howatson, M. C.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 011076

ISBN: 0198661215

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality.This opulent companion offers the general reader to help of every kind in the understanding of classical literature. More than a handbook of authors and titles, the guide illumines the faded images of mythological and historical figures, as well as providing articles on general topics: e.g., genre, theater, politics, religion, the transmission of texts through the Renaissance, and such intimate mysteries as the meter. View more info

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...Brave New World Revisited

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1958.<br>

Edition: Early printing; code D-K.<br>

Seller ID: 007686


The follow-up to Huxley's dystopian classic; an essay arguing that extrapolation of 1932 Huxley was coming true. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor sunning to edges. From a smoker's library. View more info

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Around the World with [Rudyard] Kipling

By: Irvin S. Cobb; Anice Page Cooper; Richard Le Galliene; William Lyon Phelps; Andre Chevrillon

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Page and Company,: 1926

Seller ID: 003717

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Fold-out map and illustrations. From the Mandalay Works of Rudyard Kipling. This volume is a compilation of essays on the life and works of India-born English novelist, short story writer and poet (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Dark brown cloth covered boards. Paste-on spine title. Top edge gilt, a bit dulled. Unique in dust jacket, some loss and worn; now in a protective Mylar sleeve. Bindings firm, text clean with mild toning. Decorated endpages. Minimal wear. 8 1/8 inches tall. 121 pages. Contains Several ... View more info

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Dearest Chums and Partners : Joel Chandler Harris's Letters to His Children : a Domestic Biography / Edited by Hugh T. Keenan

By: Keenan, Hugh; Harris, Joel Chandler (1848-1908)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Athens:, University Of Georgia Press,: 1993.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 008481

ISBN: 0820314803


Harris kept his offspring informed about his works in progress, current events, household activities, and the latest gossip. He sternly advised his four boys?especially the oldest, Julian?on how they should conduct their lives and careers. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Unclipped Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Illustrated.8vo; 531 pages with an index, appendix of previous printed letters and a suggested reading bibliography. View more info

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An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine

By: Lapham, Lewis H. ; Rosenbush, Ellen

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Franklin Square Press,: 2000

Edition: First Edition – First Printing,

Seller ID: 010654

ISBN: 1879957531


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.For over 150 years, Harper's Magazine has explored the American experience with a fiercely independent spirit and spectacular writing. That experience is available in this magnificent illustrated volume, spanning the decades and encompassing writing from Melville and Twain to Normal Mailer, David Mamet, and Annie Dillard. This beautiful volume includes reports, poetry, fiction, commentary, critiques of contemporary society and politics, speeches, humor - plus more than 200 photographs, illustrations, and other artwork, originally published in the ma... View more info

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The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 1875-1945, Florida Theme Issue. No. 23

By: Leff, Cathy - Editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore:, CS Graphics,: 1998

Seller ID: 007498


17 Essays / articles. Topics include: Architecture and Propaganda in Selling Sarasota in the 1920's; Perfume, Postcards, and Promises: The Orange in Art and Industry; Flagler's Ponce de Leon Hotel; Florida at the World's Fairs; Planning of Opa-Laca; Pan Am; Florida's Small Tourist Attractions.....No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Prepared by Wolfson Foundation. 381 pages all on gloss stock, plus 20 pages of Advertisements from various businesses. View more info

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Stampe Popolari Lombarde

By: LISE, Giorgio

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Milano, Italy:, Electa Editrice,: 1976.

Edition: Limited Edition this being #46.

Seller ID: 000321


Book is flawless but for a bump to rear corner, unopened unread. Slipcase a hint of self wear; Richly illustrated in b/w and color reproductions. The book represents a vast study and illustration of the Lombards and their press. Edizione limitata questo essere #46. Hardcover rivestito della polvere in Slipcase; Il libro è perfetto ma affinchè un urto elevi l'angolo, non letto non aperto. Slipcase un suggerimento di usura di auto; Pienamente illustrato in b/w e nelle riproduzioni di colore. View more info