Essays from Eric James

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Giving Good Weight [First Edition, First Printing]

by McPhee, John

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Eric James
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374163068
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$3.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1979. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 261 pages, DJ now in new mylar protector; 5 non-fiction stories from the consistently unique and entertaining staff writer for The New Yorker. See also our other McPhee listings, and our listing for Brendan Gill's Here at The… Read more
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Wormholes: Essays and Occasional Writings

by Fowles, John

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Eric James
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good ++
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ISBN
9780805058673
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$9.50

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New York: Henry Holt, 1998. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, second printing, xxv + 404 pages; gentle bumps to spine ends, but book very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear to cover edges, very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white; DJ gently bumped at spine and hinge ends,… Read more
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Short Studies on Great Subjects: Volume III [Vol 3, Three], The Silver Library Edition, Third Series, New Impression

by Froude, James Anthony

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Eric James
Published
1890
Condition
Very Good ++
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$13.00

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London, United Kingdom: Longmans, Green, 1890. Hardcover without dust jacket, later (1898) printing thus, 558 pages, plus a one-page list of "Works by James Anthony Froude", another one-page "Lord Macaulay's Works and Life", and a 32-page "Messrs. Longmans, Green, & Co.'s Classified Catalogue";---this series is 19.5 x 13.5 cm (not the smaller pocket edition), bound… Read more
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Short Studies on Great Subjects: Volume II [Vol 2, Two], The Silver Library Edition, Second Series, New Impression

by Froude, James Anthony

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Eric James
Published
1890
Condition
Very Good ++
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London, United Kingdom: Longmans, Green, 1890. Hardcover without dust jacket, later (1898) printing thus, 598 pages, plus a one-page list of "Works by James Anthony Froude", another one-page "Lord Macaulay's Works and Life", and a 32-page "Messrs. Longmans, Green, & Co.'s Classified Catalogue";---this series is 19.5 x 13.5 cm (not the smaller pocket edition), bound… Read more
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Velvet Studies

by Wedgwood, C. V.

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Eric James
Published
1946
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$3.95

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1946. Hardcover without dust jacket, "second impression 1948", 159 pages; light to moderate shelf wear along edges and spine hinges, otherwise gently used, tight in binding, clean and unmarked throughout.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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Quiet Voices: Diverse Essays and Stories from The Kingston Whig-Standard Magazine

by Bainbridge, Roger (Editor)

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Eric James
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919627697
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$7.50

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Quarry Press, 1989. Oversized trade paperback, 325 pages including many woodcut illustrations by G. Brender à Brandis; very tiny traces of shelf wear, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition. [this copy priced low, priced to go as bookseller is nearing retirement, but extra S & H may… Read more
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The New Elizabethans

by Gibbs, Philip

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Eric James
Published
1953
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$4.50

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London, United Kingdom: Hutchinson, 1953. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 216 pages, plus Frontispiece of Her Majesty the Queen and 15 additional black-and-white illustrations; very gently used, only tiny traces of shelf wear to cover edges, tight in binding, very clean and unmarked; DJ chipped at spine ends, no tears, now in… Read more
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Exile's Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s

by Cowley, Malcol

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Eric James
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780140043921
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$2.90

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New York: Penguin Books, 1976. Trade paperback, vi + 322 pages; spine creased and faded, otherwise gently used, not abused, all pages age toned as usual, but very clean and unmarked.. PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image provided… Read more
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The Discourses of Sir Joshua Reynolds, to Which are Added His Letters to 'The Idler', The World's Classics Edition CXLIX

by Reynolds, Sir Joshua; With an Intoduction by Austin Dobson

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Eric James
Published
1907
Condition
Very Good ++
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$5.50

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London: Oxford University Press Henry Frowde, 1907. Pocket-sized blue cloth hardcover without dust jacket, silk page marker, xxiii + 260 pages, plus 16-page "A List of The World's Classics"; a remarkably well preserved copy, very gently used, tight in binding, not a trace of shelf wear, spine gilt lettering … Read more
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Bruce Chatwin [The Definitive Life of One of the Most Extraordinary Writers of the 20th Century]

by Shakespeare, Nicholas

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Eric James
Published
1999
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781860465444
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$20.00

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London: The Harvill Press in Association with Jonathan Cape, 1999. AS NEW oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, undated second impression of the First Edition, xxiii + 59 pages, plus black-and-white photographs; signed by Shakespeare on half title pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition; DJ has price sticker and "Signed" sticker on front, possibly… Read more
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Daggers and Javelins: Essays, 1974-1979

by Baraka, Amiri

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Eric James
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688034313
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$30.00

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New York: William Morrow, 1984. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 334 pages; just a hint of shelf wear, but very gently used, ink signature/date inside front cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ gently bumped, but no chips or tears; book and DJ overall just missing that crisp new freshness of… Read more
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Mixed Essays Irish Essays and Others

by Arnold, Matthew

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Eric James
Published
1883
Condition
Very Good -
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$10.00

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New York: Macmillan and Company , 1883. Hardcover without dust jacket, xi + 507 pages; red cloth boards with clear and legible, but no longer bright, gilt lettering on spine, gently used, only light shelf wear to cover corners and spine ends, rubbing and a hint of soiling to back cover,… Read more
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No Heroics Please: Ucollected Writings 1958-88

by Carver, Raymond

Seller
Eric James
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780002712538
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$2.95

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London: HarperCollins Harvill, 1992. Trade paperback, 239 pages; tiny traces of shelf wear, but very gently read, if at all, one-word name in ink inside front cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.
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New York: Macmillan Two pocket-sized hardcovers, same size but with different covers; Bacon's Essays, 1905, later (1919) printing, plain brown cloth covers with bright and clear gilt lettering on front cover, lxxi + 318 pages; light shelf wear to corner tips and spine ends, crease down centre of both covers, otherwise gently used, tight in… Read more
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Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness, Sylvanora Edition

by Van Dyke, Henry

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Eric James
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good ++
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$5.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Hardcover in blue cloth covers with black front cover lettering and decoration (same on spine faded but still clear), without dust jacket, later (1927) printing of this "Sylvanora Edition", 348 pages, plus frontpiece illustration;---light traces of shelf wear to edges, but tight in… Read more
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The Open Garden: A Story with Four Essays

by Christopher Robin Milne

Seller
Eric James
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Paperback Original
ISBN
9780413408006
Item Price
$500.00

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London: Methuen, 1988. Trade paperback, 111 pages including engravings by Kenneth Lindley;---signed without inscription simply Christopher Milne and in his distinctive writing "Dartmouth, 1989";---spine slanted but uncreased, front cover reader's crease, tiny crease to bottom corner of back cover, but otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout.. First Edition Paperback Original.… Read more
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$500.00
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Cross-Country

by MacLennan, Hugh

Seller
Eric James
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.50

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Toronto: Collins, 1949. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xviii + 172 pages; gentle bumps to spine ends, small spot of just visible discolouration at spine bottom from waterstaining, but very gently used, otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ heavily chipped, faded pale old waterstaining just visible at spine bottom, more so… Read more
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A Touch of McGeachy: A Collection of the Best from the Pen of J. B. McGeachy

by McGeachy, J. B.

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Eric James
Published
1962
Condition
Fine
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$3.95

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Maclean-Hunter Financial Post, 1962. Hardcover with dust jacket, "Second printing, February, 1963", 191 pages; very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white; DJ rubbed at hinges, numerous tiny chips, now in new mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good -.
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Advertisements for Myself

by Mailer, Norman

Seller
Eric James
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Thus
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$2.50

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New York: New American Library Signet, 1960. Mass market paperback, 477 pages; light spine creases, nasty crease across front cover, but overall gently used, tight in binding, very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Mailer's Cannibals and Christians. … Read more
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Cannibals and Christians [Dell 1058 First Printing]

by Mailer, Norman

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Eric James
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Thus
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$2.50

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New York: Dell, 1967. Mass market paperback, xvi + 400 pages; one heavy spine crease, but overall gently used, still tight in binding, very clean and unmarked. … Read more
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