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Image for Literary England: Photographs of Places Made Memorable in English Literature.

Literary England: Photographs of Places Made Memorable in English Literature.

By: Scherman, David (Photos) & Richard Wilcox (Descriptive Text). Preface by Christopher Morley.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: c1944.

Edition: Parts of this book appeared originally in Life Magazine picture essay on literary England.

Seller ID: 11543

Condition: Near fine lacking dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. List wear at board corners.


Black & white photos of literary landmarks of England with commentary and quotes from the authors. View more info

Image for The Biography of Alice B. Toklas.

The Biography of Alice B. Toklas.

By: Simon, Linda.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11545

Condition: Ex. library lacking dust jacket. Book is square and tight with clean interior. Library name & address stamp on edges and endpapers. Glue residue on endpapers & front panel.


Black & white photos & illustrations. View more info

Image for The Novel in France: Mme. de La Fayette, Laclos, Constant, Stendhal, Balzac, Flaubert, Proust.

The Novel in France: Mme. de La Fayette, Laclos, Constant, Stendhal, Balzac, Flaubert, Proust.

By: Turnell, Martin.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Hamish Hamilton.: 1950.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10945

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is clean & tight with slight spine slant, fading to spine, and minimal dust soil to edges.


Frontis portrait of Stendhal with portrait plates of Benjamin Constant, Honore de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, and Marcel Proust in text. Chapters by author and their works. View more info

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Fantastic Modernity: Dialectical Readings in Romanticism and Theory.

By: Wang, Orrin N. C.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Baltimore., John Hopkins University Press.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10935

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Else as new.


Focus on the "convergence of Romantic studies and literary theory over the past twenty-five years." View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings.

By: Welty, Eudora.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press.: 1984.

Seller ID: 12933

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


A literary biography. Wonderful descriptions of growing up in the South. Ten pages of photos. View more info

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Writing For Children & Teenagers.

By: Wyndham, Lee. Revised by Arnold Madison.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cincinnati., Writer's Digest Books.: 1983.

Edition: 3rd printing of the 1980 revised edition.

Seller ID: 10990

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. White jacket lightly worn at spine ends.


"Book is based on actual - and successful - teaching and writing experience." Covers both the writing and the business of writing. View more info

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The Time-Spirit of Matthew Arnold.

By: [Arnold, Matthew]. Super, R. H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor., University of Michigan Press.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12590

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean. Front free endpaper has been neatly removed.


A series of three lectures given by the author at the Harris Foundation of Northwestern University in April of 1968. The author shows how Arnold's work is of a piece, no matter to what aspect of life he turns his attention. View more info

Image for Andromeda in Wimpole Street: Containing extracts from the Love Letters of Elizabeth and Robert Browning.

Andromeda in Wimpole Street: Containing extracts from the Love Letters of Elizabeth and Robert Browning.

By: [Browning, Elizabeth Barrett & Robert]. Creston, Dormer.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London., Eyre & Spottiswoode.: 1950.

Edition: Third Impression.

Seller ID: 11361

Condition: Very good in very good price clipped dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Light soil to top & fore edges. Jacket lightly rubbed with edge wear. Chip at top rear corner. Small soil spot on rear panel.


"Miss Creston has selected the most interesting and revealing passages in these letters, linking them up with unerring skill to form a consecutive narrative." Frontis & additional plate portraits of the Brownings. View more info

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Pompilia and Her Poet.

By: [Browning, Robert & Elizabeth Barrett Browning]. Gaylord, Harriet.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York., Modern Classics Publishers.: [c1930].

Edition: Third Edition (Revised 1932). Warmly inscribed by the author with hand-written Robert Browning quote.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12856

Condition: Near fine in good+ price clipped dust jacket. Book is square and clean in tight binding. Light dust soil to top edge. Jacket heavily edge worn with taped repairs.


A good introduction to the lives and poetry of the Brownings. Frontispiece and five plates. View more info

Image for Robert Browning: How to Know Him.

Robert Browning: How to Know Him.

By: [Browning, Robert]. Phelps, William Lyon.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Indianapolis., Bobbs-Merrill.: 1915.

Seller ID: 11311

Condition: No dust jacket. Part of jacket flap laid in with paper clip stain at top page edges and browning to pages. Book is tight and clean save for similar browning & paper clip stains on pages 340-353 with some penciled notes. Crack at page 339.


Frontis portrait of Browning. View more info

Image for Willa Cather: Her Life and Art.

Willa Cather: Her Life and Art.

By: [Cather, Willa]. Woodress, James.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lincoln., Univ. of Nebraska Press / Bison Book.: 1975.

Edition: First Bison (paperback) edition.

Seller ID: 10942

Condition: Near very good in wrappers. Book is square and tight with former owner's signature on half title. Wrappers rubbed and light soil to corner edges.


Black & white frontispiece portrait of Willa Cather by Nikolai Fechin. A good thorough biography. View more info

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John Dos Passos.

By: [Dos Passos, John]. Wrenn, John H.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Haven, CT., College & University Press.: 1961.

Edition: From Twayne's United States Authors series.

Seller ID: 10943

Condition: Very good in wrappers. Book is square, tight and clean. Wraps shelf rubbed with light soil to edges and minimal crease on front panel.


Biography, criticism, & history with emphasis on Dos Passos' work U.S.A. View more info

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Dreiser.

By: [Dreiser, Theodore]. Swanberg, W. A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1965.

Seller ID: 11242

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is tight & clean with no interior markings. Soiling to top edge and light shelf rubbing to boards.


Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

Image for George Eliot and Flaubert: Pioneers of the Modern Novel.

George Eliot and Flaubert: Pioneers of the Modern Novel.

By: [Eliot, George]. [Flaubert]. Smalley, Barbara.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Athens., Ohio Univ. Press.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10946

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Black jacket shelf rubbed with small closed tears on rear panel. Jacket now protected in mylar.


A study of the differences & similarities of the novelists and their influence on 20th century literature. View more info

Image for The Good-Natured Man: A Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith.

The Good-Natured Man: A Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith.

By: [Goldsmith, Oliver]. Wibberley, Leonard.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., William Morrow & Co.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10937

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is clean, square and tight. Jacket has light wear at head of spine and light shelf rubbing to white rear panel.


Goldsmith and the London of Samuel Johnson, David Garrick and Sir Joshua Reynolds. View more info

Image for Robert Graves: The Assault Heroic. 1895-1926.

Robert Graves: The Assault Heroic. 1895-1926.

By: [Graves, Robert]. Graves, Richard Perceval.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London., Weidenfeld & Nicolson.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11573

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with slight spine slant.


The first volume of the definitive biography of the poet by his nephew. View more info

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I Married a Best Seller.

By: [Hailey, Arthur]. Hailey, Sheila.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11016

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Former owner's signature on front pastedown hidden by jacket flap. Light soil to edges. Jacket edge worn with light rubbing.


"To stay happily married to anyone for twenty-five years is an achievement. To stay happily married for that length of time to a writer is a miracle." View more info

Image for Victor Hugo: Thea Man & the Poet.

Victor Hugo: Thea Man & the Poet.

By: [Hugo, Victor]. Giese, William F.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press.: 1926.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11547

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is square and tight with no interior markings. Light dust soil to edges. Boards rubbed & lightly worn at corners.


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Image for The World of Washington Irving.

The World of Washington Irving.

By: [Irving, Washington]. Brooks, Van Wyck.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Dutton.: 1944.

Seller ID: 11287

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is tight and clean. Boards are lightly rubbed with minimal wear. Sticker removal shadow on front free endpaper.


The first volume in literary history of the U.S. View more info

Image for The Legend of the Master (Henry James).

The Legend of the Master (Henry James).

By: [James, Henry]. Nowell-Smith, Simon (compiled by).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Constable.: 1947.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11354

Condition: Book is tight with former owner's small signature on front free endpaper. Underline & initial in acknowledgments and penciled note at end of bibliography. Corners & spine ends bumped. Jacket heavily worn with large chip at head of spine and smaller chip at heel and tears at corners.


Frontis portrait of James after a painting by John La Farge plus three plates. Portraits and anecdotes of James by his contemporaries. View more info