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A Critical Series Of Major Authors Of The 20th Century By Prentice Hall. Included Are 22 Volumes Such As- Moliere By Jaques Guicharnaud; Shakespeare The Tragedies By Alfred Harbage 22 Volumes, Vatious
1 A Critical Series Of Major Authors Of The 20th Century By Prentice Hall. Included Are 22 Volumes Such As- Moliere By Jaques Guicharnaud; Shakespeare The Tragedies By Alfred Harbage 22 Volumes Vatious
Prentice Hall Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Moliere by Jaques Guicharnaud; Shakespeare the Tr 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; MALRAUX BY R LEWIS; F SCOTT FITZGERALD BY ARTHUR MIZONER; HARDY BY ALBERT GUERARD; SWIFT BY ERNEST TUVESTON; BRECHT BY PETER DEMETZ; BYRON BY PAUL WEST; FLAUBERT BY RAYMOND GIRAUD; AUDEN BY MONROE K SPEARS; FIELDING BY RONALD PAULSON; BEN JOHNSON BY JONAS BARISH; HENRY JAMES BY LEON EDEL; LORCA BY MANUEL DURAN. Each volume is listed along with its editor. All but THREE are 2nd ptg or later. All circa 1964 cloth bound in black. I do not know if this is complete or not. 13114 
Price: 75.20 USD
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ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMS: ESSAYS., Lucas, E. V. ,
2 ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMS: ESSAYS. Lucas, E. V. ,
NY Doran 1920 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 13955 
Price: 18.75 USD
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ALTERNATIVE LITERARY PUBLISHING: FIVE MODERN HISTORIES, Dennison, Sally
3 ALTERNATIVE LITERARY PUBLISHING: FIVE MODERN HISTORIES Dennison, Sally
University of Iowa Press 1984 0877451265 / 9780877451266 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 5 b&w illustrations covers t s eliot, virginia woolf, james joyce, anais nin, vladimir nabokov, 24190 
Price: 14.05 USD
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AN ESSAY ON SATIRE OCCASION'D BY THE DEATH OF MR. POPE and moral essays(VOL III ONLY), Brown, John
4 AN ESSAY ON SATIRE OCCASION'D BY THE DEATH OF MR. POPE and moral essays(VOL III ONLY) Brown, John
May not be noted. 1745 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Engravings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xxxvi, 172 pages; Published in London in 1745, this is probably an early Philadelphia imprint of about that period. Front cover detached, lacking title page although it retains the table of contents. Full page engraved plates at the beginning of each chapter, tailpieces. 26762 
Price: 37.55 USD
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CERES' RUNAWAY AND OTHER ESSAYS, Meynell, Alice,
5 CERES' RUNAWAY AND OTHER ESSAYS Meynell, Alice,
N Y John Lane Company, 1910 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 141 pages; Gilt-stamped blue cloth, spine somewhat browned with light rubbing to top and bottom, binding tight, fine overall. Approx. 7.5" x 5", 143 pp. Top edge gilt, printed slip from the John Lane Company to the Literary Editor laid in pp. 66-67, clean, bright, and unmarked. A very nice copy of this essay collection. 34717 
Price: 23.45 USD
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CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS  (10 Volumes in 5, Complete), Macaulay, T. Babington
6 CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS (10 Volumes in 5, Complete) Macaulay, T. Babington
D. Appleton and Co. 1879 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Critical And Miscellaneous Essays. 10 Vols in 5. NY: D. Appleton and Co. , 1879. Dampstain to top margin of part of one volume. About 500 pages each. Original brown cloth. Vol III has some paint on front cover- see graphic- else all are sound and clean. 22638 
Price: 93.95 USD
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ENGLISH TRAITS, Emerson, Ralph Waldo
7 ENGLISH TRAITS Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Leipzig. Bernard Tauchnitz 1917 1st Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Collection of British Authors; Vol. 4519; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 255 pages; Brown 3/4 cloth over marbled boards with armorial bookplate of Henry C McLean. Toning, mainly to margins. 26446 
Price: 75.15 USD
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ESSAY ON BURNS, Carlyle, Thomas (edited by Henry W. Boynton)
8 ESSAY ON BURNS Carlyle, Thomas (edited by Henry W. Boynton)
NY Allyn & Bacon 1922 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
BIOGRAPHY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; The Academy Classics: ; 16mo; 135 pages; Sound copy with piece torn from front free end paper and pencied notes inside back cover 10903 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ESSAYS ANCIENT AND MODERN, T S Eliot
9 ESSAYS ANCIENT AND MODERN T S Eliot
London Faber and Faber 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
190 pages; 5 x 7 1/2 in. Blue cloth, spine fade to brown. 36980 
Price: 23.45 USD
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ESSAYS ANON WORK AND CULTURE, Mabie, Hamilton Wright, editor
10 ESSAYS ANON WORK AND CULTURE Mabie, Hamilton Wright, editor
NY Dodd, Mead and Company 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 14491 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ESSAYS IN CRITICISM, Arnold, Matthew
11 ESSAYS IN CRITICISM Arnold, Matthew
NY J. H. Sears & Co Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Marker ribbon, TEG 18723 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ESSAYS OF ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER, Saunders, T. Bailey
12 ESSAYS OF ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER Saunders, T. Bailey
A. L. Burt Co Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 12468 
Price: 17.75 USD
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ESSAYS OF ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER, Saunders, T. Bailey
13 ESSAYS OF ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER Saunders, T. Bailey
A. L. Burt. N.D. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Philosophy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 16258 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ESSAYS OF ELIA, THE, Lamb, Charles
14 ESSAYS OF ELIA, THE Lamb, Charles
NY Book League of America 1929 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
poetry; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 429 pages; DJ with sunned spine 18768 
Price: 23.45 USD
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ESSAYS OF FRENCH, GERMAN AND ITALIAN ESSAYISTS Deluxe Edition, Starkweather, Chauncey C editor
15 ESSAYS OF FRENCH, GERMAN AND ITALIAN ESSAYISTS Deluxe Edition Starkweather, Chauncey C editor
NY Colonial Press 1900 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; World's Great Classics Series; 8vo; 466 pages 13537 
Price: 23.45 USD
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FRAGMENTS. [CT IN 2 VOLUMES], Van Vechten, Carl
16 FRAGMENTS. [CT IN 2 VOLUMES] Van Vechten, Carl
New Haven Yale University Press 1955 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 65, 62 pages; Slim 12mo, red cloth, very good set in VG buckram-covered board slipcase. Small group of writings initially published in the Yale University Library Gazetteer, 1948-1952. Author"s 75th birthday, on 6/17/1955 27633 
Price: 40.37 USD
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FRANCE, SOCIAL, LITERARY, POLITICAL (COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES), Bulwer, Henry Lytton
17 FRANCE, SOCIAL, LITERARY, POLITICAL (COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES) Bulwer, Henry Lytton
N Y, N Y Harper & Brothers 1934 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 219; 233, 28 pages; Nice sound books, signed by a previous owner; M R Laucton, 1835. 29551 
Price: 46.95 USD
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FRAUD (ISBN: 038550084X), Rakoff, David
18 FRAUD (ISBN: 038550084X) Rakoff, David
NY Doubleday Publishing 2001 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 13779 
Price: 14.05 USD
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GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS. A CRITICAL ESSAY TOWARDS THE UNDERSTANDING OF HIS POETRY., Peters, W. A. M.
19 GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS. A CRITICAL ESSAY TOWARDS THE UNDERSTANDING OF HIS POETRY. Peters, W. A. M.
London Oxford University Press 1948 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Publ 1948 21552 
Price: 14.05 USD
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GOETHE'S LITERARY ESSAYS, J E Apingarn [Slected by]
20 GOETHE'S LITERARY ESSAYS J E Apingarn [Slected by]
Harcourt Brace 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages; English language text. Provenance bookplate [with Maries Gage]- early 20th Century writer and peaceful radical. Floyd Dell. Author and critic, Dell was born in 1887 died 1969. From the library of and signed by him. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 27731 
Price: 37.55 USD
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