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The Great American Parade

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Doran: 1937

Seller ID: 15455

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Moderate wear at edges, spine faded, corners bent. Endpapers and page edges sl browned. ; 611 pages View more info

Favorite Speaker Recitations and Select Readings for Public and Private Entertainment

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Thompson & Thomas: circa 1890

Seller ID: 18700

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Sl shaken green cloth, faded gilt titling. Former owner's name inside front. With elocutionary instructions. ; 519 pages View more info

Proceedings of the British Academy #94 - 1996 Lectures and Memoirs

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, British Academy: 1997

Seller ID: 20525

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


. ; 767 pages View more info

What I Have Learned: A Collection of Twenty Autobiographical Essays by Great Comtemporaries from the Saturday Review

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1968

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 26092

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


, former owner's name inside front, in edge browned DJ. Spine browned, one scratch on rear of DJ, one short closed tear. ; HB, octavo; 318 pages View more info

New American Review 13

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1971

Seller ID: 26743

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


PB ed, , just a hint of wear, no creases. Very sl edge wear at corners. ; SC, 16mo; 254 pages View more info

Atlantic Classics (First Series)

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, The Atlantic Monthly: 1916

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 34371

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth, cond, rubbed at extremities, top corner sl bent Collection of articles from the magazine. ; HB, octavo; 278 pages View more info

Some Occasional Papers Read At the Richmond Athenaeum ..

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, UK, E. King: 1886

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40351

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Leather spine and tips, brown cloth boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. Edge rubbed at extremities, boards a bit faded, front hinge cracked but not split. A solid, handsome copy of this grouping of essays on such topics as English literature, issues of the day, education, even the law (in this case, lunacy law). Former owner's name stamp, and a bookseller stamp on first blank. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages View more info

The Macdonald Presentation Volume

By: A Tribute To Duncan Black MacDonald

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Books for Libraries Press Inc.: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47931

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Blue cloth, very slight edge rubbing, but X-library, with internal and external marks.; Essay Index Reprint Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 487 pages View more info

Essays, Moral and Divine In Five Discourses: Against Atheism, of Providence, of Learning and Religion, of Triffling Studies, Stage Playes, and Romances, and Upon the Incarnation of Jesus Christ, and Redemption of Mankind

By: Anstruther, Sir William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 49359

ISBN: 0824006232

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Green cloth, just a hint of edge rubbing, but X-library, with internal and external marks. This book has seen little, if any use, and is a reprint of a 1701 text. ; The English Stage: Attack and Defense, 1577-1730; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 238 pages View more info

The Debater's Guide: Revised and Enlarged

By: Arnold, John H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Handy Book Corp: 1923

Seller ID: 31996

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth, sl edge wear, paper sl browned. Some slight overall soiling, rear cover scuffed. ; HB, octavo; 315 pages View more info

Studies and sketches

By: Asquith, H. H

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42839

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth, very slight edge rubbing, X-library, with internal and external marks from university library. ; Essay index reprint series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages View more info

The Best American Essays 2003

By: Atwan, Robert & Anne Fadiman

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 49005

ISBN: 0618341609

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Red cloth, nearly new in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages View more info

Tink About It: A Refreshing View of the Ordinary

By: Audet, Tink

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Newtown Square, PA, self published: 2002

Edition: 1st ed

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28757

ISBN: 0971694303

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Lg softbound, , just a hint of wear, no creases. Handwritten letter, signed by author. ; SC, octavo; 136 pages View more info

A Voice to Youth Addressed to Young Men and Young Ladies

By: Austin, John Mather

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Utica, NY, Grosh and Hutchinson: 1838

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 47808

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Black leather, rubbed to natural leather at edges and joints, chipping at spine and a 1" crack at top of rear joint. Marbeled endpapers, gilt edge decorations. Former gift inscription on first blank. Light foxing of paper. Though a bit worn, a tight copy of this group of essays. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 390 pages View more info

Sidelights

By: Blennerhassett, Charlotte Julia Von Leyden

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52373

Condition: Very Good+


Blue cloth, just a hint of edge rubbing. x-library markings internal & external, but not circulated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages View more info

Words That Must Somehow Be Said

By: Boyle, Kay, edited with introduction by Elizabeth S. Bell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1985

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 3754

ISBN: 0865471878

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Nearly new in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages View more info

The Arts in Renewal

By: Bradley, Sculley, ed. Lewis Mumford, Piete Viereck, William Schuman, James A. Michener, Marc Connelly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, A.S.Barnes: 1961

Edition: 1st US ed

Seller ID: 27711

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Slight edge rubbing, cover is opened, and both cover and paper is age toned. Paper is slightly foxed. Clean text, a solid copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages View more info

Essays and Reviews Chiefly on Theology, Politics, and Socialism

By: Brownson, O.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, D & J Sadlier & Company: 1858

Seller ID: 50282

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


X-library, with internal and external marks, now rebound in blue institutional cloth. Binding has very slight edge rubbing. Text block is age toned, but supple, and there is a small dampspot near spine on a few pages, not affecting text. A solid copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 521 pages View more info

Essays and Reviews Chiefly on Theology, Politics and Socialism

By: Brownson, Orestes A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42565

ISBN: 040504626x

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Yellow cloth, slight edge rubbing, X-library, with internal and external marks. Reprint of 1852 work. ; The Romantic Tradition in American Lit Ser; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 521 pages View more info

Our Heritage and Other Addresses

By: Bruce, Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 50287

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Blue cloth, X-library, with internal and external marks, but very little use. A bright, tight copy of this reprint of a 1934 work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages View more info