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H. L. M. : The Mencken Bibliography

By: Adler, Betty

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6943


Compiled with the assistance of Jane Wilhelm ; 8vo; 367 pp View more info

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The Story Of English Kings According To Shakespeare

By: Burns, J. J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1900

Seller ID: 6015


Nice collection of Shakespear's English history, includes illustrations ; 12mo; 272 pp View more info

The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1944

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 1501


8vo; 429 pp View more info

A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches.

By: Collier, William Francis

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1898

Seller ID: 3818


A great reference work, includes a Supplement on English literature in America.; 8vo; 582 pp View more info

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Shadows On The Grass

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1961

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 7041


Four short stories about Africa; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; 149 pp View more info

Sister Carrie

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1939

Seller ID: 285


A beautifully printed, illustrated and bound copy; Lg 8vo; 387 pp View more info

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The Praise Of Folly

By: Erasmus, Desiderius

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University Of Michigan Press: 1958

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 5640


8vo; 150 pp View more info

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The Satyricon Of Petronius Arbiter

By: Firebaugh, W. C. (translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1927

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 4913


One of the Immortal Classics. This edition is adapted from the idiomatic translation of W. C. Firebaugh. Petronius Gaius was one of emperor Nero's comapanions and the author of "Petronii Arbitri Satyricon, a prose satrical romance interspersed with verse. ; 8vo; 269 pp View more info

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F. Scott Fitzgerald On Authorship (Edited by Mathhew J. Bruccoli, with Judith S. Baughman)

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Price: $24.00

Publisher: University Of South Carolina Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6874


A selection of letters and notebook entries, with articles and reviews written for publication, show how Fitzgerald endeavored to maintain a career as a commerical awriter and as a literary artist ; 8vo; 203 pp View more info

Christmas Eve on Lonesome, and other Stories.

By: Fox, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: (1904) 1912?

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 814


Nice copy, binding tight, text clean, wide margins, good paper.; 12mo; 234 pp View more info

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The Vicar Of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Club: 1939

Seller ID: 5467


A nicely produced edition. ; 8vo; 210 pp View more info

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1946

Seller ID: 284


8vo; 280 pp View more info

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The Garden Of Eden

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1986

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6929


A story of love and obsession, published post-humously; 8vo; 247 pp View more info

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The Sketch Book Of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Club: 1939

Seller ID: 5470


A beautifully produced edition ; 12mo; 399 pp View more info

Half-Hours with the Best Authors. With Short Biographical and Critical Notices. Six volumes

By: Knight, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 958


Early reprint, complete in 6 volumes, nice set, includes engravings of many authors; 12mo; 352, 399, 401, pp View more info

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A Company Of Readers: Uncollected Writings Of W. H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, And Lionel Trilling From the Readers' Subscription and Mid-Century Book Clubs

By: Krystal, Arthur (editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6375


Foreword by Jacques Barzun; 8vo; 289 pp View more info

TRANSLATIONS

By: Lauer, Solomon

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knickerbocker Press: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 800


A collection of translations of various fairy-tales and short stories from the German, Arabic, Swedish, Danish, French & Italian.; 8vo; 253 pp View more info

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Doctor Faustus: The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverkühn, As Told by a Friend

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 6993


Translated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter; 8vo; 510 pp View more info

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Early Sorrow

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 6997


Translated from the German by Herman George Scheffauer; 12mo; 68 pp View more info

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The Holy Sinner

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7032


Explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life--the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic. Mann uses a medieval legend about 'the exceeding mercy of God and the birth of the blessed Pope Gregory' , illuminating with his ironic sensibility the notion of original sin and transcendence of evil. Trabslated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; 336 pp View more info