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Image for "Better In France?"  The Circulation Of Ideas Across The Channel In The Eighteenth Century

"Better In France?" The Circulation Of Ideas Across The Channel In The Eighteenth Century

By: Ogee, Frederic (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bucknell University Press, 2005


298 pages + (6) contains photographs, notes, bibliographies, list of contributors and index, DJ red, beige and blue with illustration and white and black text, some fading to spine colours, minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, book black with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head, tail and corners, some pages marked with pen, otherwise clear, priced to reflect condition; The Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture; 8vo 8" - 9"... View more info

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20th Century Studies, 7/8, December 1972 - Russian Formalism

By: Bann, S Ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canterbury, University of Kent At Canterbury, 1972


Viii + 178 pp. Edited volume, 10 articles by different contributors. White softcover in plastic. Previous owner's name in pen inside front cover. Book is in good condition, clean with no other makrs. Corners slightly bumped. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Jonathan Swift, D.D.

By: Teerink, Dr. H.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1937

Edition: First Edition


xii + 434 pp. Limited edition, No. 35 of 315 copies, signed by Teerink on the limitation page. First edition of this important bibilography. Original blue cloth with gilt, blind ruling to the covers. Covers are worn, edges rubbed, a few small stains to the covers, cloth splitting at joints, spine tips worn. Interior has owner's inscrip dated 1937 and occasional small scholarly pencil notations, a few additional bibliographic pages tucked in, basically pretty solid use... View more info

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A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature

By: Brock, Sebastian P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baker Hill, Kottayam, India, St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 1997


312 pp. Select bibliography and index at rear. English text. Orange softcover. Book is in fair condition, some wear and small tears along top and bottom of covers. Signed in black pen by previous author on top right corner of title page. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 312 pages View more info

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A Collection of Papers with Emphasis on Old English Literature

By: Stanley, Eric Gerald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1987


Xvii + 461 pp. Index at rear. Edited volume of 21 articles by the author. Grey softcvoer with medieval image on front cover. Some light wear on exterior - along edges and on spine. Book is otherwise in good condition, very clean with no marks. ; Publications of the Dictionary of Old English 3; 8.98 X 6.02 X 1.45 inches View more info

A History of Modern Greek Literature

By: Demaras, Konstantinos

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Albany, State University of New York Press, 1972

Edition: 1st Thus


xvii + 539 pp. Index, selected bibliography. Modern Greek literature from the Turkish domination onward, with a look at Byzantine romance, folk stories, etc. Bright red paper covers with blue Greek lettering. Covers a bit turned up at corners, old price sticker, some rubbing at spine tips. Interior clean and unmarked, binding sturdy.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

A History of Ukrainian Literature With an Overview of the Twentieth Century (Annals of the Ukrainian ... and Sciences in the U.S., Inc, Vol 17-19)

By: Tschizewskij, Dmitrij & George S. N. Luckyj & Dolly Ferguson & Doreen Gorsline & Ulana Petyk

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York And Englewood, Ukranian Academic Press, 1997

Edition: Second Edition


Xvi + 815 pps. Notes, bibliography, and index at rear. Dark green hardcover with white and pink lettering. Book is in good condition with only minimal wear on front cover. Signed by previous owner on front fly page (covered with sticker). Otherwise very clean with no other marks. ; From the 11th to the End of the 19th Century; 9.75 X 6.75 X 2.50 inches; 815 pages View more info

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A History of Ukrainian Literature (From the 11th to the End of the 19th Century): With an Overview of the Twentieth Century

By: Tschizewskij, Dmitrij;Luckyj, George S. N.

Price: $77.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado, Ukranian Academic Pr, 1997

Edition: Second Edition


xvi + 815 pp. Selected bibliography, index of names and titles. Glossy green hardcover with green and orange is clean and nice, top edge has institutional stamp, otherwise clean and tight. Includes: Foreword to 1st Edition, TRansliteration table; Preface to 2nd edition; Introduction; Prehistoric Period; Translated and Borrowed Literature; The Period of Monumental Style; The Period of Ornamental Style; The Literature of the 14th and 15th Centuries; Renaissance and Ref... View more info

A Lexical Concordance to the Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. An Attempt to Classify Every Word Found Therein According to Its Signification

By: Ellis, F.S., Compiler; Shelley, OPercy Bysshe

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1967

Edition: Reprint


xi + 818 pp. A reprint of the 1892 London edition, including a facsimile title page. Black cloth with gilt to spine and front cover is clean, spine top a bit worn with some short tears starting. Interior old marks to inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. Nice copy. Heavy.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

A Melville Encyclopedia: The Novels. Part 2 Loos-Z

By: Kier, Kathleen E.

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Troy, NY, Whitston Publishing Co, 1990

Edition: First Edition


603-1220 pp. Part 2 (only) of the mammoth Melville encyclopedia by Kier. Dark blue buckram cloth with bright gilt, covers have just a hint of shelf wear. Interior front end papers have an old sticker mark, otherwise clean and unmarked. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Aeschinis Orationes BOUND WITH Andocidis Orationes

By: Aeschines, Ed. Fridericus Franke. Andocides.Ed. Fredericus Blass

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lipsiae (Leipzig), In Aedibus B.G. Teubneri, 1879


Aeschinis Orationes: xxviii + 230 pps. Index. Preface in Latin, Text in Ancient Greek. Andocidis Orationes. Published 1880. xx + 124 pps. Index + Addenda. Preface in Latin, Text in Ancient Greek. Green marbled boards are rubbed, marbled paper coming away from board at small spot in rear, blue cloth spine with paper label is sunned and stained but sturdy. Interior end papers have some ghosting of old notes, text clean and unmarked, binding strong. ; 12mo - over 6¾&#34... View more info

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Aeschylus Agamemnon. 3 Volumes. Reprinted with Corrections

By: Aeschylus; Fraenkel, Eduard, Editor

Price: $495.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford Univ Pr, 1974


Revised Ed. xvi,195 pp, 2 plates + viii, 480 pp + v, 481-850 pp. Indexes. The 1974 corrected edition of the 1950 first. Original black cloth with gilt to spines. Covers have just a bit of normal wear. Interior endpapers have dense but neat red pencil notes, text and notes throughout have red pencil underlining and marginalia -- this was obviously used by a dedicated scholar. Priced to reflect this condition but books are still presentable and attractive. Vol. I is th... View more info

Image for Alain-Fournier 22 September 1914, Charles Peguy 5 Septembre 1914; Ernest Psichari 22 Aout 1914. Septembre 1964

Alain-Fournier 22 September 1914, Charles Peguy 5 Septembre 1914; Ernest Psichari 22 Aout 1914. Septembre 1964

By: N/a

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, C. Coulet & A. Faure, 1964

Edition: First Edition


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Alice Paulet, a Sequel to Sydenham, or, Memoirs of a Man of the World. In Two Volumes. Vol. II.

By: Massie, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1833

Edition: First American Edition


205 pp + ads. by the "author of Sydenham" . Vol. II only, original edition NOT A REPRINT of this novel of manners. Brown cloth spine with original paper label is age darkened, bit worn at the tips. Buff paper over cardboard boards are bit worn and grubby. Interior hinges cracked, old library label, paper is foxed and generally worn, the publisher used paper that was very irregularly cut and the edges are bit crispy, some pages not separated, title page is m... View more info

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Amour Sacre, Amour Mondain: Poesie, 1574-1610 Hommage a Jacques Bailbe

By: Bailbe, Jacques

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Ecole normale superieure, 1995


151 pp. In French. Glossy white dust jacket with half tone cupid and red . Corners just a little curled, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info