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Great Books and Book Collectors

By: Thomas, Alan G

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1975

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1900

Condition: Near Fine


280pgs. Near Fine maroon cloth hardcover with red and gilt title pieces to spine and front board. Jacket is price-clipped, in Good to Very Good conditions with several moderate tears to front and rear edges of paper, jacket is protected in a clear archival removable cover. Very nicely and generously illustrated throughout with color plates, reproductions and photographs. Chapters: Preface, Manuscripts, Early Printing, Bookbinding, The Bible, Early Books in Hebrew, Herbals and Color-Plate Flower Books, English Books with Coloured Plates, Books on Architecture, The New World, Private Press Book... View more info

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The Anatomy of Drama

By: Thompson, Alan Reynolds

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1942

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1708

Condition: Very Good


xv.414 pgs. Very Good hardcover in Good dust jacket. Book has minimal shelfwear, contents clean and unmarked. Jacket with edge wear and small chips, general smudging to paper, price intact. Chapters: I. The Drama as a Narrative Medium: the varieties of narrative art, drama and fiction, drama and film; II. The Approach to Dramatic Criticism: the process of criticism, the ideal of pure art, the commercial motive, the reforming instinct; III. The Illusion of Reality: identification and detachment, drames and comedies, a classification of plays according to illusion; IV. The Sources of Dramatic Ef... View more info

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Thoreau on Man and Nature

By: Thoreau, Henry D [Compiled By Arthur G. Volkman]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2320

Condition: Very Good+


61 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover, no jacket. Light rubbing to corners, clean, sound and unmarked. Selections from the writings of Thoreau as compiled by Arthur G. Volkman are arranged in sections: 1. Alma Natura, 2. Of Aspiration, 3. Orientation, 4. Generation, 5. Mind Prints, 6. Of Courage, 7. Of Health, 8. Relaxation, 9. Re-Creation, 10. Human Faith, 11. The Great Spirit. #2320. View more info

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Photogravures of Nineteen Pictures in the Louvre

By: Unknown

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Place Not Indicated., Not Stated:

Edition: Not Dated.

Seller ID: 2340

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. [circa pre-1906] Very Good condition navy blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front cover, boards affixed with vintage 3-hole binding technique. Light rubbing to corners. Clean and unmarked but for gift inscription on front blank dated Dec. 21st, 1906. One plate has a one inch closed marginal tear and crinkled corner, image not affected. Nineteen photogravures from artwork displayed in the Louvre, each attributed to "Ed.Hautecoeur, Photo". Contents: The Virgin and Angels (No.1260) Salle VII by Cimabue; Coronation of the Virgin (No.1290) Salle VII by Fra Angelico; The... View more info

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Growing Wings.

By: Van Vleck, Sarita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1329

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 128 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean and unmarked but for a faint erasure trace on front endpaper, minimal shelf wear. Jacket has a few tiny edge tears and smudges. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Illustrated throughout with engaging Thurber-esque drawings by the author. "Growing Wings contains a great deal of surprising information about the habits, instincts and behavior of birds, told in a way that subtly conveys their personality through a charming sense of caricature". Sections: the bird year, spring migration, territory, courtship... View more info

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Valery and Poe. A Literary Legacy

By: Vines, Lois Davis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, New York University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2102

ISBN: 0814787711

Condition: Very Good


8vo. xii. 217 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering. Tiny rear corner bump. Shallow waving to paper around pg. 41 due to a transparent waterspot, else clean and unmarked throughtout. Contents: acknowledgements, abbreviations, introduction, the image of Poe inherited from Baudelaire and Mallarme, Valery's view on influence, Dupin-Teste: the Poe connection, Poe, Valery and modern criticism, poetics and poetry, "On Poe's Eureka", conclusion: unity of effect, Afterword: Poe in France since 1945, Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index, about the author. ISBN 0814787711. #210... View more info

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A Primer of the History of Mathematics

By: W.W. Rouse Ball

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd: 1927

Edition: Sixth Issue

Seller ID: 2409

Condition: Very Good


149 pgs. Very Good condition light green cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, light general smudging to cloth, binding sound, owner name (Helen M Rice) on front endpaper. Occasional neat checkmarks in margins, text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Text is organized into 346 numerical articles with index at the rear. Contents: I. Introductory; II. Mathematics Under Greek Influence: 1. The Pythagorean, Athenian and Early Schools, 2. Development of (Synthetic) Geometry), 3. The Alexandrian Schools; III. The Mathematics of the Middle Ages: 1. The Rise of Learning in the We... View more info

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Reading. An Essay.

By: Walpole, Hugh.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1927

Edition: November 1927.

Seller ID: 501

Condition: Very Good


12mo. 89 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Lavender gold-flecked boards with slight sunning of spine. Paper title piece intact. Clean and unmarked within. An essay on reading divided into chapters: Reading for Fun, Reading for Education, Reading for Love #501. View more info

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POE The Detective. The Curious Circumstances Behind "The Mystery of the Marie Roget"

By: Walsh, John Evangelist

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2539

Condition: Near Fine


154pgs. Near Fined black cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, brown endpapers, in Very Good jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket with light edge wear consisting of rubbing at edges and corners and a small closed tear to top edge of back panel and slight age toning to paper. The author takes us through the steps, miss-steps and redirects during Poe's literary journey in his attempt to solve the mystery of the disappearance and murder of Marie Roget as first published contemporaneously and serially in Snowden's "Ladies Companion".#2539. View more info

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Arnold's Essay on Wordsworth with Selections from the Poems of Wordsworth

By: Ward, Benjamin R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Co.: 1927

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1911

Condition: Very Good


viii.192 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, minimal external wear to cloth, owner name on front endpaper.Occasional marginalia in light pencil. Forty nine poems of William Wordsworth are critically studied by Matthew Arnold. Introductory material provides biographical material for both. Included are suggestions for study, discussion of certain types of lyrics and questions on the individual poems. Contents: Life and Writings of William Wordsworth, Selections from the Poems of William Wordsworth, Matthew Arnold, Introduction to the Essay on Wordsworth, Essay on Words... View more info

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Nature Abounding. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe.

By: Watson, E.L. Grant (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 1311

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 384 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, clean and unmarked. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe. An anthology of nature essays by authors including Thomas Hardy, W.H. Hudson, Fraser Darling, Sir John Lubbock, William Cobbett, J.Mills Whitham, Count Keyserling, J.G. Frazer, Ivan Turgenev, Charles Waterton, Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, Gilbert White, Herodotus, Edward Jesse, George Borrow, Adrian Bell, Frank Buckland, Grant Watson, J.P. Jacobsen, Henri Fabre, Edward Carpenter, Havelock Ellis, R.W. Emerson, Edward Thomas, Richard Jeffries, H.M. Tomlinson, R,M, Lockley, Elliot Howard, Er... View more info

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Edgar Poe and His Critics

By: Whitman, Sarah Helen

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Americanist Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Editor.

Seller ID: 1213

Condition: Very Good


Sm. 8vo. 81 pgs. Very Good condition softcover in stiff wraps as issued. Limited Edition of 200 copies, a facsimile of the 1860 Rudd & Carleton edition. Publisher's signature penned on limitation page opposite title page. The Americanist Reprint Series. An earnest and thoughtful effortt by Ms. Whitman, a colleague of Poe's, to rectify the notoriously damaging and purportedly inaccurate biography written about Poe by Griswold. Clean and unmarked, with the exception of an inscription on the half title page: "Thomas Michael Kane The Americanists!". #1213. View more info

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The Eighteenth Century Background. Studeas on the Idea of Nature in the Thought of the Period.

By: Willey, Basil

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1977

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 2549

Condition: Very Good


Shallow bump to rear upper corner. Chapters: The Turn of the Century, The Wisdom of God in the Creation, Cosmic Toryism, Natural Morality-Shaftesbury, Natural Morality-Joseph Butler, 'Nature" in Satire, David Hume, Defender of Nature Against Reason, David Hartley and Nature's Education, Holbach's Systeme de la Nature, Joseph Priestley and the Socinian Moonlight, 'Nature" in Revolution and Reaction, 'Nature' in Wordsworth. No ISBN. #2549. View more info

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Electrophoresis. A Survey of Techniques and Applications. Part A. Techniques. [Journal of Chromatography Library Vol. 18]

By: Zdenek Deyl, Ed., With F.M. Everaerts, Z. Prusik, P.J. Svendsen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Amsterdam-Oxford-New York, Elsevier: 1979

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2516

ISBN: 0444417214

Condition: Very Good


xiv. 390 pgs+adv. Very Good condition black cloth hardcover with light wear to cloth at edges and corners, else pristine, tightly bound, unmarked. Sections: 1. Theory of electromigration processes (J. Vacik), 2. Classification of eclectromigration methods (J. Vacik), 3. Evaluation of the results of electrophoretic separations (J. Vacik), 4. Molecular size and shape in electrophoresis (Z. Deyl), 5. Zone electrophoresis (except gel-type techniques and immunoelectrophoresis)(W. Ostrowski), 6. Gel-type techniques (Z. Hrkal), 7. Quantitative immunoelectrophoresis (P.J. Svendsen), 8. Moving boundary... View more info