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Image for ...<b>Socrates on Trial</B>

...Socrates on Trial

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

Price: $24.00

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

Seller ID: 003419

ISBN: 0691019002


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

ISBN: 0866983155


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

Condition: Very Good


"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 even toning. Moderate handling wear. previous owner's name stamped on endpage. with index. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 303 pages 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

ISBN: 0849901626


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

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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

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...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

ISBN: 0822321947


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. This acclaimed book-originally published in 1990-will be of continuing interest to historians, anthropologists, literary th... 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

ISBN: 0253330424


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 philanthropy that would undo the hierarchical distinction between powerful agents who bestow humanitarian assistance and weaker ... 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

ISBN: 0691062137


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

ISBN: 0833741187


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 "not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, fresh... 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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Hippocrates Works: v. 3 (Loeb Classical Library #149)

By: Hippocrates; E. T. Withington translation

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Cambridge and London, Loeb: 1989

Seller ID: 011063

ISBN: 0674991656

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Hippocrates, said to have been born in Cos in or before 460 BCE, learned medicine and philosophy; traveled widely as a medical doctor and teacher; was consulted by King Perdiccas of Macedon and Artaxerxes of Persia, and died perhaps at Larissa. Apparently, he rejected superstition in favor of inductive reasoning and the study of real medicine as subject to natural laws, in general, and in individual people as patients for treatment by medicines and surgery. 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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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 cloth covered boards with gilt spine title in black box. Bindings square and tight appear unread. No flaws to edges but for a ... 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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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

ISBN: 0801892449


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 phenomena of speech and storytelling interact with the technological characteristics of writing. He also explains how those interac... View more info

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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

ISBN: 8470397869


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

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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 every page as this was a teaching copy of a renowned professor. 24,5 cm. IX-397 páges., Vol 1. 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

ISBN: 0385012594


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 concludes with the accession of Solomon to the throne of Judah. View more info