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A Bibliography of First Appearances of the Writings by A. Conan Doyle

By: Benny R. Reece

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Furman University, 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author


Number 237 of 300 first edition/first printing copies. Signed by Benny Reece on title page. No other writing in the book. Tiny chip near head of spine, top corner bumped/lightly creased. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Blake Dictionary: The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake

By: S. Foster Damon

Price: $21.99

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1979

Edition: Reprint


This book is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley, author of Shelley and Scripture published by Oxford University Press. Text contains minimal highlighting by Dr. Shelley. Covers are rubbed and slightly faded near spine. Spine creased. A tight, square copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 Volume 4: The Later Nineteenth Century

By: Rene Wellek

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1965

Edition: Reprint Edition


Navy cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. Dust jacket not price clipped. Volume 4 of 5. vi, 671pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Key to the Waverley Novels, in Chronological Sequence, with Index of the Principal Characters

By: Henry Grey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Griffith & Farren, 1884

Edition: Revised edition


"Specimen with Griffith & Farran's Compliments" stamped on title page. Names of previous owners written on 1/2 title page - no other writing in the book. Pages darkened from age. Interior hinges cracked, but textblock tightly bound. Green cloth covers with stamped lettering on front board and spine. Spine a bit faded. Corners and edges of spine shelf-worn. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Modern Book of Criticism

By: Lewisohn, Ludwig (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library, 1919

Edition: Modern Library First


Toledano 2. Presumed ML first. Normal wear. The top of the spine has been pulled away - about 1/8 th inch missing. No writing in book. Binding tight. View more info

A Sad Heart at the Super Market: Essays and Fables (First Edition)

By: Randall Jarrell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum, 1962

Edition: First Edition


Book and dust jacket designed by the foremost US editor of poetry in the 20th century, Harry Ford. First Edition. Blue cloth in dust jacket. Textured end papers. Mylar cover. 211pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Survey of Classical Roman Literaure (Volumes I & II)

By: Dean Putnam Lockwood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1934


No writing or markings in either volume. Mild toning. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spines. Covers show minimal wear. Vol II slightly cocked. A nice, tight set. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Aberystwyth Studies by the Members of the University College of Wales (Volume Two) First Edition

By: George A. Wood, Frank S. Wright, P. M. Jones

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, College of Wales, 1914

Edition: First Edition


Contains three essays: The Anglo-Saxon Riddles, by Wood; Some Ancient Defensive Earthworks near Aberystwyth, by Wright; and Whitman and Verhaeren, by Jones. Quarter cloth with marbled boards. Paper title paste down on front board. Illustrated. No writing in the book. 106pp. Ex-library. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ahasver "der ewige Jude," nach seiner ursprunglichen Idee und seiner literarischen Verwertung betrachtet

By: Editor-Eduard Konig

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gutersloh, C. Bertelsmann, 1907

Edition: First Edition


This book is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley, author of Shelley and Scripture (published by Oxford University Press). It contains penciled marginal notes and underlining by Dr. Shelley. Green paper covers are reinforced with tape at spine and interior hinges. Covers are lightly soiled. Deckled fore and tail edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blake's Sublime Allegory: Essays on the Four Zoas, Milton, Jerusalem (First Edition)

By: Curran, Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition


A collection of 14 original essays aimed at altering the reader's perspective of Black and his work by offering a multitude of interpretations from which we can construct a critical basis at once stable and varied. Yellow cloth with black spine lettering. Dust jacket is price clipped. xix, 384pp., with an index. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blake: Prophet against Empire; A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times

By: David V. Erdman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Anchor Books/Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1969


Contains previous owner's bookplate and very minimal highlighting. Covers lightly shelfworn, spine darkened from age. Price on cover inked out. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Byron: A Survey

By: Bernard Blackstone Litt.D.

Price: $19.99

Publisher: London, Longman Group Limited, 1975

Edition: First Edition


Contains previous owner's bookplate - no other writing or markings in the book. Clean pages, tight binding. Dust jacket unclipped, parts are darkened from age. Protected by mylar. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Chaucer - A Critical Text (No. 7 of the Humanities Research Series)

By: John Dollard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago, 1928


Stapled booklet. No writing or markings. Clean, crisp pages. Covers are a bit brittle/worn around edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Chaucer's Major Tales

By: Michael Hoy; Michael Stevens

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books, 1983

Edition: First American Edition


Interior clean and unmarked. Exterior shows minimal wear and light foxing to edges. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Classical Culture in the Middle Ages (Booklet No. 5 of the Humanities Research Series)

By: John Dollard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago, 1928

Edition: First Edition


Stapled booklet. No writing or markings. Clean, crisp pages are lightly toned. Covers are a bit brittle/worn around edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info