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A Child's History of England and Miscellaneous Pieces

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop Company,


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Text block tanned. Minor abrasion to head and foot of spine. Miscellaneous Pieces are: No Thoroughfare, Master Humphrey's Clock, The Mudfog Association, Holiday Romance, George Silverman's Explanation, The Wreck of the Golden Mary, Perils of Certain English Prisoners, and The Haunted House. 825 pp. View more info

A Christmas Carol; In Prose

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company,


Green cloth on boards. Note: This is a prose edition. 196 pp. plus Altemus catalog. View more info

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A Conrad Argosy

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday Doran, 1942


Original green patterned paper on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. Introduction by William McFee. Youth, Heart of Darkness, The Nigger of the Narcissus, Il Conde, Gaspar Ruiz, The Brute, The Secret Sharer, Freya of the Seven Isles, The Secret Agent, The Duel, Typhoon, The End of the Tether, The Shadow Line, a Personal Record. Abrasion to cover edges. No writing. 713 pp. Very heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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A Daughter of Eve/ Letters of Two Brides

By: De Balzac, H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Gebbie Publishing Co., Ltd., 1899

Edition: Library Edition


Original maroon cloth on boards. Translated from the French to English by R.S. Scott. Previous owner's partial bookplate. Top edges gilt. Untrimmed front and foot. In A Daughter of Eve, a countess, happily married, gives in to the urging by her friends to take a lover. She falls in love with a brilliant journalist, who thereby thinks his future is secure. When his life turns sour she rescues him, and then.... Letters of Two Brides is a story of two friends in the... View more info

A Handbook of Canadian Literature

By: Rhodenizer, V. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Graphic Publishers Limited, 1930


Showing school stamp, so must have been used as a high school text. Begins with the "literature of knowledge" and then passes on to the higher levels of truth and beauty. Liberally underlined. 295 pp. with index. View more info

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A History of English-Canadian Literature to the Confederation; Its Relation to the Literature of Great Britain and the United States

By: Baker, Ray Palmer (Ph. D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 1920

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Orignal maroon cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. Front hinge cracked. No writing. Not only a history, but also a commentary on early Canadian literature. 200 pp., including index. View more info

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A Londoner's Calendar

By: Stager, The Old

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1925


Brown paper boards backed in grey cloth. A calendar of pithy thoughts gleaned from experience and guided by the influence of others, from great literature and elsewhere. Unnamed author admits to four wasted years at Oxford as well as a similar number in the trenches of WW I. No writing. Two strained gutters glued for safety. 309 pp. View more info

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A Miscellany of Tales

By: Fallis, N.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company Limited, 1939

Edition: Reprint


Original maroon cloth with white lettering on boards. Intended as an introduction to the various authors whose work appears, with Exercises. 164 pp. View more info

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A Nyomorultak (Les Miserables); Two Volume Set

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Budapest, Europa Konyvkiado, 1981


Original black cloth on boards. Both books and DJs very good. No writing and no damage. ISBN of Volume II is 9630719991. Volume I has 856 pp. Volume II has 638 pp. One of Hugo's most popular, in Hungarian text. View more info

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A Primer of American Literature (Harper's School Classics)

By: Lawrence, Eugene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1880


Small, brown hardcover, handy pocket size. Immigrants, Puritans, 18th Century, Poets of the Revolution, 19th Century, Novelists, Science and Art, Orators, Poets, Humorists, Journalists, and Historians. 136 pp. with index. View more info

A Room Of One's Own

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Leonard/Virginia Woolf at Hogarth Press, 1929

Edition: Third Impression


Light brown cloth on boards. McMaster University library copy donated by Cyrus Eaton (library bookplate dated November, 1930 ). Gutter crack Pp. 160-161 which I would glue if it were mine. Some light pencil notations in margins. Odor-free. 172 pp. View more info

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A Sentimental Journey;Through France and Italy, with Selections from the Journals, Sermons, and Correspondence

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., International Collectors Library, 1926


Original maroon leatherette over boards. Decorated in gilt cover and spine. No DJ. Front bottom hinge showing strain, ow good. Red bookmark ribbon, gilt top edges. Two inscriptions. 287 pp. View more info

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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

By: MacKay, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge, 1895


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Gilt lettering cover and spine. No DJ. Minor spine end wear. Binding a little shaky, but holding together. Rear hinge cracked. A selection from the works of the most famous writers who have flourished in Great Britain and America, arranged in chronological order, and classified according to subject. 534 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Amelia (3 Volumes)

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Navarre Society,


Volumes IX, X, and XI of The Works of Henry Fielding, edited by George Saintsbury, in 12 volumes. Original dark blue cloth, no DJs. Spine lettering gilt. Feet and foredges untrimmed. Absolutely NO faults. 235, 221, and 236 pp., respectively. View more info

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An Outline of English Literature (Edition De Luxe - Illustrated)

By: Hammerton, J.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Company, Ltd., 1927


Original yellow cloth on boards. DJ missing spine. Gift note. 116 pp. View more info