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AGON - TOWARDS A THEORY OF REVISIONISM

By: Bloom. Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press/Galaxy: 1983

Edition: 1st Oxford University Press softcover edition

Seller ID: 25310

ISBN: 019503354x

Condition: VG-


Rated very good plus with very minor usage showing. Easy spine crease. Bindery used cheap paper so there is some darker than usual age browning along the outer parts of the pages. White covers/green lettering also has some age browning along edges. Text is otherwise clean/tight. Contents include poetry, criticisism, etc regarding Gnosis, Kabbalah, Clinamen, American Jewry. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrappi... View more info

OUT WHERE THE WEST BEGINS AND OTHER WESTERN VERSES

By: Chapman, Arthur

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7099

Condition: Fair/NONE


In fair condition with brown covers and spine. Worn gold lettering. All edge wear/especially at corners. Usual library (Pratt Institute) markings/discards. Text is tight but pages have some finger smudgies from usage. Will look up particular title. If a photo is showing with this description it is not from us. If you would like a photo, please just ask for one. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion.... View more info

CARL SANDBURG

By: Golden, Harry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crest Books: 1962

Edition: Crest reprint edition

Seller ID: 24412

Condition: G


Good condition with normal usage showing. Text is quite tight with all outside edges red. Inked ownership and some inked underlining throughout. Written by Sandburg's best friend. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Fawcett World Library; B&W Photographs; 224 pages View more info

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE - EVERY MAN HIS OWN BOSWELL

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: circa 1899

Edition: edition info missing

Seller ID: 26310

Condition: G/NONE


Rated in only good condition due to the title page and free rear endpaper being removed. Also due to the title/copyright page being removed, the frontispiece which shows an oval engraving of Holmes became completely separated. It has recently been attached back in by what looks like magic tape. Both front and rear covers have gold and white flower designs on two-thirds each with the other quarter part having embossed flower medallions also glued on the covers. The glued ... View more info

WHO BOP for ages 3-6

By: London, Jonathan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 23370

ISBN: 0060279176

Condition: VG+/VG+


Very good plus condition with only light usage showing. Front cover illustration shows a cat playing the saxophone and mice dancing on piano keys. Text is clean/tight with full page brightly colored illustrations. Front endpaper has 31/2 x 2 1/4 paper paste-up gifted book information. Title page has frogs dancing. Hip hares and cool cats dance to the swinging music of Jazz-bo's saxophone. American poetry. For ages 3-6. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us k... View more info

EVANGELINE A TALE OF ACADIE

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Donohue, Henneberry & Co.: N.D.

Seller ID: 5742

Condition: Fair/NONE


Fair condition with usage showing. Nice blue cloth boards with lettering and much detailing in silver on front and spine. A bit of sun discoloring on spine. Minor spine end wear. Very cheap paper was used for this reprint. Much browning/brittleness. Many pages are cracked from spine. Although title page states illustrators there are NO illustrations in this book or any tell tale signs that there were any. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasi... View more info

EVANGELINE A TALE OF ACADIE

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: N.D.

Edition: Minnehaha Edition

Seller ID: 22489

Condition: VG


Very good condition with light normal usage showing. Slight musty scent. Pale green covers/red lines/green lettering. Spine has sun darkening. Free front endpaper missing. Front hinge cracking making text a bit shaky. However nothing is falling apart. Frontispiece has b/w illustration of Longfellow. Original onion page still intact. Text is quite clean. Lots of b/w illustrations throughout. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message.... View more info

EDNA ST VINCENT MILLAY FIRST DAY OF ISSUE COMMEMORATIVE STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPE WITH B/W ILLUSTRATION OF THIS AMERICAN POET DATED AUSTERLITZ, NY JULY 10,1981FROM THE LITERARY ARTS SERIES

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent. , Postal Commemorative Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Postal Commemorative Society: 1981

Seller ID: 22353

Condition: AN


As new condition. Comes with album page giving biography on this American poet. Page will fit in 2 ring binder. Postal Commerative Society addressed to previous owner. Postmarked Austerlitz NY because she died on her farm there in 1950. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Literary Arts Series View more info

Image for THE HOUSEHOLD MAGAZINE JANUARY 1899 DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE WITH B/W PICTURE OF GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE FORMER CUNSUL-GENERAL NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF HAVANA CUBA ON FRONT COVER Pat's Funeral; Children Poem; a Romance in Carved Ivory-A Story of Old Nantucket; Love and the Dai Butsu in the Land of Bargains Chapter 1; Cheer Poem; How Niccolo Came Home-An Italian Peasant's Tragic Story; the Good Great Man Poem; the Taj Mahal-Etc

THE HOUSEHOLD MAGAZINE JANUARY 1899 DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE WITH B/W PICTURE OF GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE FORMER CUNSUL-GENERAL NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF HAVANA CUBA ON FRONT COVER Pat's Funeral; Children Poem; a Romance in Carved Ivory-A Story of Old Nantucket; Love and the Dai Butsu in the Land of Bargains Chapter 1; Cheer Poem; How Niccolo Came Home-An Italian Peasant's Tragic Story; the Good Great Man Poem; the Taj Mahal-Etc

By: Nottingham, C. C. , Whittier, J. G. , Johnson, S. E. , Wilson, R. B. , Wakeman Curtis, M. L. , Coleridge, S. T. , Proctor, A. , Martin, Wm. , Terhune Whitney, L. , Farmer, Miss. , Judd, Edith, M., Schuman,a.t.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Cottage Hearth: 1899

Seller ID: 24045

Condition: G


Number 1. Not too bad for its age. There is some bookworm holes across horizontal fold line of front cover only and first page only. Could be mouse nibbles at bottom and top left corners on covers and all pages. Otherwise magazine is in quite clean and in good shape. Pages 15 thru 18 have separated from stapled spine. Included are Pat's Funeral, A Romance in Carvd Ivory-A Story of Old Nantucket, Chapter 1 of Love and the Dai Butsu, How Niccolo Came Home-An Italian Peasan... View more info

THE CALICO BOOK OF BEDTIME THYMES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

By: Osborne, Mary Pope (edited by) Farber Stevenson Hughes Kikaku Sandburg Field Cummings Hillyer Smith Yolen Blake Tennyson Wordsworth Hitomaro

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books: 1990

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 23434

ISBN: 0809243008

Condition: NF/VG+


Near fine condition with almost no usage showing. Text is clean/tight except for inked gifting on front endpaper. Contains 58 beautifully illustrated lullibies, nursery rhymes and children's poetry from around the world. Will look up title and author although some have no author's name. Front dust jacket is wrinked and both front and rear flaps are attached to covers. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Calico Book Series; ... View more info

WHITTIER THE STORY OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER - YOUNG FOLK'S LIBRARY OF CHOICE LITERATURE - DECEMBER 1, 1895

By: Page, I. E. Viets

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing Company: 1894

Seller ID: 4378

Condition: VG+


Number 42. Published semi-monthly. Poetry and prose for 2nd graders. Stapled spine with only minor wear showing. Light finger smudgies showing on covers. B/w illustration of Whittier on back side of title page. ; Young Folk's Library of Choice Literature; Textbook; Vol. 11; 63/4x5; 24 pages View more info

THE BEGINNINGS OF AMERICAN LITERATURE-THE PAGEANT OF LITERATURE SERIES

By: Sister Ann Carol

Price: $11.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1961

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 22687

Condition: VG-


Catholic Education Division. Very good minus condition with light usage showing. Slight musty scent. Text is quite clean/tight with only minor inked check marks/maybe some underlining, etc. Green covers. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; The Pageant of Literature Series; Textbook; 53/8x81/4; 284 pages View more info

SUN MOON STAR

By: Vonnegut, Kurt. ,chermayeff, Ivan

Price: $66.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22182

ISBN: 0060263199

Condition: F/NF


Fine condition with almost no usage showing. Slight musty scent. Black covers/silver lettering. Text is clean/tight with striking illustrations. DJ near fine with one inch by quarter inch fade spot on spine edge. Also on DJ very thin minor damage when front flap is creased from front cover. Also DJ has teeny tears at top front and rear top outside corners. "When the Creator of the Universe came to Earth, It resolved to be born a male human infant and this is what It ... View more info