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A Dream of Light & Shadow: Portraits of Latin American Women Writers

By: Agosin, Marjorie (edited by)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11373

ISBN: 0826316336

Condition: Very Good+


Red end pages, textblock is bright and tight. No remainder marks. Purple cloth binding, minimal bumping to head and foot of spine. Slight wear to the edges/spine/corners of unclipped dust jacket. 342pp., including notes and bibliography. View more info

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A User's Guide to the Millennium: Essays and Reviews

By: Ballard, J. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Picador USA: 1997

Edition: First Picador USA Paperback Edition

Seller ID: SJ9209

ISBN: 0312156839

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is clean and tight. Lightly edge worn. 304pp.; including index. View more info

The Myth of the Picaro: Continuity and Transforamtion of the Picaresque Novel 1554-1954

By: Blackburn, Alexander (by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C., The University of North Carolina Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB11425

ISBN: 0807813346

Condition: Very Good


Author's blue inked signature on half title page, First Edition. Textblock is very bright and tight. No remainder marks. Cloth binding, small bubble on front cover, bumped head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, light folding to top edge, folding to head and foot of spine. 267pp., including notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

James Joyce: Bloom's BioCritiques

By: Bloom, Harold (edited and with an intro. by)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Chelsea House Publishers: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB7726

ISBN: 0791073823

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps and labels; textblock very clean and tight. Light shelf wear to the binding and library label along bottom edge, and foot of spine. 142pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Middlesex Monographs

By: Brown, Percy Whiting

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Rowfant Club: 1941

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB2332

Condition: Very Good


Book #65 of 125. Author's inked inscription and signature on ffep. Beautiful copy! Clean and tight. Inside lightly worn slip case cover. 142pp. View more info

Daniil Kharms and the Poetics of the Absurd: Essays and Materials

By: Cornwell, Neil (edited by)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: SB6519

ISBN: 0312061773

Condition: Good+


Retired library copy with stamps, stickers, and labels. Dust jacket flaps glued to end pages. Otherwise this copy is in great condition and appears unread; Tight textblock. Minimally worn binding. Unclipped, mylar sleeved, dust jacket. 282p., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

A Study of English Blank Verse 1558-1632. Colorado College Publication General Series No. 32, Language Series Vol. II, No. 19

By: Fletcher, Priscilla

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado College: 1907

Seller ID: EW228

Condition: Near Fine


Covers and textblock very clean and tight; Minimal edge-rubbing; 14p. View more info

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism

By: Groden, Michael; Kreiswirth, Martin (editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1994

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: SJ7915

ISBN: 0801845602

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with light edge and spine wear; 775p., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Heinrich Von Kleist: Erzhlungen: Die Verlobung in St. Domingo-Der Findling Das Bettelweib von Locarno

By: Helbling, Robert E. (edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Suhrkamp/Insel Publishers Boston, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: SB6875

ISBN: 3518030523

Condition: Very Good


German text with notes in English. Extremely clean and tight textblock. Moderate wear to edges and spine, lighlty bumped corners. 96pp., including vocabulary. View more info

2004 Pushcart Prize XXVIII: Best of the Small Presses

By: Henderson, Bill (ed.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Wainscott, NY, Pushcart Press: 2004

Seller ID: 16203

ISBN: 1888889373

Condition: Very Good+


Text block clean and tight with minimal wear to binding. 607 pp. w/index View more info

How to Read A Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry

By: Hirsch, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Durham, CA, DoubleTake Books: 1990

Seller ID: EW142

ISBN: 0156005662

Condition: Very Good+


A guide to understanding and appreciating poetry. Some light edge and corner wear; Text block very clean and tight. 354p., including index. View more info

Shakespeare's Centurie of Prayse; Being Materials for a History of Opinion on Shakespeare and His Workds A.D. 1591-1963

By: Ingleby, C. M.; Smith, Lucy Toulmin (revised, with Many Additions by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Moring, Ltd.:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SB1526

Condition: Good


Textblock is clean and slightly shaken but still secure. Heavily sunned spine with lighter sunning at margin edges, moderate shelf wear. 471pp. View more info

The Virginia Quarterly Review: A National Journal of Literature & Discussion: Volume 47, Number 2, Spring 1971

By: Kohler, Charlotte (ed.)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Charlottesville, The Virginia Quarterly Review: 1971

Seller ID: SB2921

Condition: Very Good


Includes the articles: Poetry, Prophecy, Prediction by Howard Nemerov, Dissent in Time of War by Dexter Perkins, Culture and Apocalypse by Jonathan Bishop, and more. Textblock is clean and tight. Several closed edge tears, light wear to spine, sunned spine, edge and corner wear, small moisture spot on back cover. 161-320pp. View more info

The Virginia Quarterly Review: A National Journal of Literature & Discussion: Volume 47, Number 3, Summer 1971

By: Kohler, Charlotte (ed.)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Charlottesville, The Virginia Quarterly Review: 1971

Seller ID: SB2930

Condition: Very Good


Includes the articles: Development Co-Operation: A Fact of Modern Life by Paul G. Hoffman, The French Revolution of May 1968, Emily Clark Balch Prize Stories, and more. Textblock is clean and tight. Creased edges, shallow edge tears, sunned spine, creased corners. Pages 321-480 View more info

The Virginia Quarterly Review: A National Journal of Literature & Discussion: Volume 42, Number 2, Spring 1966

By: Kohler, Charlotte (ed.)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Charlottesville, The Virginia Quarterly Review: 1966

Seller ID: SB2923

Condition: Very Good


Includes the articles: Virginia Politics: Winds of Change by Murat W. Williams, Encounter in Alabama by Alan Holder, W.H. Auden's Bestiary of the Human by Robert Bloom, and more. Clean and tight textblock. Wear to edges and corners, bumped spine, shallow edge tears, creased corners. Pages 177-336. View more info

The Armor and the Brocade; a Study of Don Quixote and the Courtier

By: Mades, Leonard

Price: $19.40

Publisher: NY, Las Americas Publishing Co.: 1968

Seller ID: SJ7856

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Lightly shelf and character worn; no dust jacket; 241p., including bibliography. View more info

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The American Mercury: A Monthly Review: Vol. XIX, March 1930, No. 75

By: Mencken, H. L. (edited By

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Seller ID: SJ9152

Condition: Good


Wearing at gutter, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Moderately chipped, edge worn and spine worn. Pages 257-383. View more info

"Tilting at Windmills": History and Meaning of a Proverbial Allusion to Cervantes' Don Quixote

By: Mieder, Wolfgang

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Burlington, The University of Vermont: 2006

Seller ID: JD103

ISBN: 0977073130

Condition: Fine


Immaculate, tight copy inside and out; interesting historic political illustrations; 116pp. View more info

The Dial: February 1928; Volume LXXXIV, Number 2

By: Moore, Marianne (editor); Thayer, Scofield (adviser)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camden, N.J., The Dial Publishing Company, Inc.: 1928

Seller ID: SB11869

Condition: Good


Light to moderate moisture stains and rippling of the textblock along the bottom three inches, but does not affect text, else textblock overall clean and tight. Spine extremities, corners and edges chipped and worn; Rear cover lighlty moisture worn. Artwork by Josef Rippl-Ronai, Aristide Mailol, Carl Sprinchorn, Adolf Dehn, and Henri Le Fauconnier, Literary pieces by Joseph Auslander, Elizabeth Hollister Frost, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Hillyer, Padraic Colum, Jo... View more info

The Dial: March 1928: Volume LXXXIV Number 3

By: Moore, Marianne (editor); Thayer, Scofield (adviser)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camden, N.J., The Dial Publishing Company, Inc.: 1928

Seller ID: SB11870

Condition: Good+


This copy includes such contributors as Josef Bard, Walter D. Edmonds, Hildegarde Watson, Don Lochbiler, and Louise Moulton Frazier. And such articles as The Swamper, Sleeping by the Sea, London Letter, Modern Art and much more. Small tear on top edge toward the inner corner on about the first dozen pages, else textblock is clean and tight. Slightly shelf soiled covers, light chipping to head and foot of spine, creased corner and reading crease along the spine. Artwork b... View more info