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Literary Blasphemies

By: Boyd, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1591

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 265 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover quarter bound in green buckrham cloth with green boards and matching title piece on spine. Stated First Edition. Slight darkening to spine at edges, wear to cloth of upper spine end. Paper over front hinge cracked, underlying binding remains intact. Clean and unmarked throughout. Jacket is present but in fragments, pieces are separated at the paper folds, held in place in a clear archival cover. With a refreshing attitude of "appreciative irreverence", a literary Friar's Roast of sorts, biographical commentaries and critiques are presented fo... View more info

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow. [Pyramid Giant G214]

By: Collins, Hunt (Ed McBain, Evan Hunter]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1956

Seller ID: 1879

Condition: Very Good


190 pgs. Very Good condition vintage paperback. Slight rubbing to paper at spine edges and a shallow partial crease to front cover vertically along woman pictured, else externally pristine, square and tight. Text block edges are red. Internally clean and unmarked, paper uniformly age-toned. First four pages have a small 1/2 inch closed edge tear to right margin. Cover art by Bob Lavin. From the back cover: "The Vikes were in the saddle riding high-peddling forbidden pleasures, substituting drugs for cocktails, following a twisted path which would permit mankind to escape reality. And only ... View more info

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Dichtung Und Geistesleben Der Deutschen Schweiz. Eine Neue Schweizerische Literaturgeschichte.

By: Ermatinger, Emil

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Munchen/Munich, Verlag C.H. Beck: 1933

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 787

Condition: Very Good


7887 pgs. Red cloth, bright gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front board. Very light foxing of endpapers, else clean and unmarked throughout. Binding tight. Small paper bookshop sticker on rear endpaper (G.F. Stechert & Co., ALfred Hafner, New York) Jacket is Good with several small edge chips, light general soiling and several one inch closed tears at bottom edge. Text is in the German language. A historical study of poetry, drama and intellectual literature in German Switzerland. Printed in Germany, publishers slip laid in. Contents are divided into seven sections followed by a r... 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