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An African Treasury: Stories, Poems, Essays, Etcetera

by Hughes, Langston (selected by)

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Published
1961
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1961. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full brown cloth. Map endpapers. xvi, 207 pp. Ink ownership inscription to front pastedown. Some scuffing to fore edge of text block. Dust jacket is age toned to spine, some short tears and small chips at spine ends. Only a continent in ferment could produce a book… Read more
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The Collected Writings of Robert Motherwell

by Motherwell, Robert; Stephanie Terenzio

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Minotavros Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xxvii, 337 pp., [24 pp.] plates of photos, some in colour. Fine. In the history of art, only a handful of great artists have been able to articulate the nature of the creative process. Robert Motherwell was one such artist. Not only a seminal… Read more
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Harem Favorites of an Illustrious Celestial

by Levy, Howard S.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£35.86

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Taichung, Taiwan: Chung-T'ai Printing Company, Ltd, 1958. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Pan, Tephan K.; T'ang Hung. 8vo (super). Full blue cloth, silver lettering. VIII, 198 pp., [3] plates, [2] Folding genealogical tables. Sunning and fading to spine ends and corners, wear to spine head. Offsetting to endpapers. Dust jacket has significant chipping with loss, spine sunned,… Read more
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Culture & Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism

by Arnold, Matthew

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Published
1938
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Fine
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London: MacMillan & Co, 1938. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 16mo. Full burgundy cloth, stamped vignette to front board, gilt title to spine. xlix, 238 pp. Neat pencil marginalia and notes throughout. Dust jacket is price clipped, sunned to spine and top edges, some rubbing to joints.
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Bound To Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education

by Dirda, Michael

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter black paper, yellow paper boards. xxvii, 525 pp. Fine. Surveying the whole world of books, Michael Dirda, the Pulitzer Prize-winning literary essayist, proves himself to be one of the most engaging critics of our time - and great fun to read.
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Dimensions of Peace (A Collection of Essays)

by Naidu, M.V.

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£44.82

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Canada: Multi-disciplinary Investigative and Teaching Association, 1996. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription to ffep. Soft cover. vii, 396 pp. Some creasing to covers. Some pencil underlining throughout.
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The Souls Of Black Folk

by Du Bois, W.E.B.

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Published
2005
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Fine
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£21.51

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Boston: Paperview, 2005. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Glossy pictorial paper boards. 191 pp. Interior slightly age toned, else fine. In this historic collection of essays, W.E.B. Du Bois lifted the veil on segregation in America, thereby preparing the grounds for the civil rights movement.
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The Portable Ring Lardner

by Seldes, Gilbert (editor)

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Minotavros Books
Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
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£25.10

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New York: The Viking Press, 1946. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 16mo. Orig. yellow cloth. All edges green. vii, 756 pp. Spine tilted. Sticker ghots to rear pastedown. Dust jacket price clipped, worn to extremities. In Lardner, as Seldes points out, we had our most effective instance of the popular writer who had genius. During his lifetime he… Read more
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Some Of Us: An Essay in Epitaphs

by Branch Cabell, James

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Minotavros Books
Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited First Edition
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New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1930. Limited First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Limited edition, #1093/1250. Quarter white cloth, blue paper boards, printed paper spine label. 195 pp. Darkening to spine and top edges, very minor wear to upper corners of boards, else fine.
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The White Negro

by Mailer, Norman

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Minotavros Books
Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1957. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Original pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Unpaginated, approx. [30] pp. Original price to foot of front cover. Some sunning and soiling to covers.
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Selected Translations

by Hughes, Ted

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Minotavros Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2006. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full maroon paper boards. 232 pp. Fine. The achievement of Ted Hughes as a poet is inseparable from his achievement as a translator of poetry and poetic drama. The present volume, edited by Daniel Weissbort, surveys this aspect of Hughes' canon for the first time, offering a… Read more
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Further Requirements: Interviews, Broadcasts, Statements and Book Reviews 1952 -85

by Larkin, Philip

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2001. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full green paper boards. xv, 377 pp. Slight age toning to paper, else fine. Taken all together this collection of fugitive or unreprinted material fills in a consistent but sometimes unexpected portrait of Philip Larkin: mordant, modest, intolerant, generous, but always himself. It will give great pleasure… Read more
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Imaginary Homelands

by Rushdie, Salman

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Granta Books, 1991. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full black cloth. 432 pp. Small stain to ffep. Dust jacket bumped to top edges, and 1.5" tear to foot of rear flap (repaired with yellowed tape). Imaginary Homelands is an important record of one's writer's intellectual and perosnal odyssey. The 75 essays collected here, written over… Read more
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Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002

by Rushdie, Salman

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£17.93

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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2002. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full black paper boards. xi, 402 pp. Dust jacket lightly bumped at extremities, else fine. The essays, speeches, and opinion pieces assembled in Step Across This Line, written over the last ten years, cover an astonishing range of subjects. The collection chronicles Rushdie's intellectual odyssey and… Read more
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Now Through a Glass Darkly: Specular Images of Being and Knowing from Virgil to Chaucer

by Nolan, Edward Peter

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Published
1990
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Fine
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Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1990. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full maroon cloth. xii, 348 pp. Dust jacket has some sunning and offset panels, else a fine copy. In this series of interrelated essays, treating Ovid, Virgil, St. Augustine, Heinrich von Morungen, Chretien de Troyes, Dante, Langland, and Chaucer, the author explores the ways in… Read more
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Waiting for God

by Weil, Simone

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
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New York: Harper Perennial, 2009. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xxxiv, 151, 22 pp. Fine condition. Emerging from the thought-provoking discussions and correspondence Simone Weil had with the Reverend Father Perrin, this classic collection of essays contains the renowned philosopher and social activist's most profound meditations on the relationship of human life to the realm of the… Read more
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The Spirit of the Court: Selected Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society, Toronto 1983

by Burgess, Glyn S. And Robert A. Taylor

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Published
1985
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Fine
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Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1985. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. Full red cloth. 408 pp. Light bumps to spine ends and one very small damp stain to front board. Dust jacket is bumped to extremities, a few stains, small chip to foot of front cover. The Spirit of the Court represents a selection of a little over a quarter… Read more
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Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971-2001

by Heaney, Seamus

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 2002. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full white cloth boards. x, 416 pp. Fine condition, in fine unclipped dust jacket. Finders Keeprs is a gathering of Seamus Heaney's prose of three decades. Whether autobiographical, topical, or specifically literary, these essays and lectures circle the central preoccupying questions: 'How should a poet properly live… Read more
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Vintage McClure

by McClure, Robert B. With Diane Forrest

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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Burlington, Ontario: Welch Publishing Company, 1988. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED, with inscription from Robert McClure to title page. Soft cover.145 pp. Slight curling to covers and some discolouration to rear, else fine. From the bandit wars of China to the jungles of Borneo, Bob McClure has traded his medical skills for an insight into what makes… Read more
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Each Moment as it Flies

by Bruce, Harry

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Methuen, 1984. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Orig.cream cloth. xi, 283pp. Fine condition. A collection of essays and columns by Canadian journalist Harry Bruce.
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