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Before the "Knight's Tale": Imitation of Classical Epic in Boccaccio's "Teseida" (The Middle Ages Series)

By: Anderson, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1988

Seller ID: 141940

ISBN: 081228108X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brick red cloth boards. 272 pages. View more info

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Senhora Do Oraculo

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Circulo De Leitores: 1993

Seller ID: 135130

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Portuguese translation of Atwood's book Lady Oracle, translated by Maria Vasconcelos. 412 pages. 4 7/8"w x 8"h. Glossy pictorial covers. View more info

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Lady Oracle

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139873

ISBN: 0771008155

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 345 pages. Full red cloth boards show some wear at top and bottom of spine. Small open and closed tears on dust jacket. First Canadian Edition of Margaret Atwood's third novel. View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145046

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Very Good


Clean, unmarked text with a tight binding. Marks on endpapers and inside of dust jacket, apparently from the dust jacket having been glued to the endpapers previously. Slight edge wear and discoloration to dust jacket. First Edition with the number "1" present in the number line. View more info

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Dancing Girls & Other Stories

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 140970

ISBN: 0771008104

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Signed by Margaret Atwood on the title page. Atwood's first collection of short stories. View more info

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Oryx and Crake

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 140971

ISBN: 0771008686

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Signed by Margaret Atwood on bookplate. View more info

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Lady Oracle

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141797

ISBN: 0771008155

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 345 pages. Indentation on spine. Full red cloth boards. Small open and closed tears on dust jacket. First Canadian Edition of Margaret Atwood's third novel. View more info

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Handmaid's Tale, The

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Seller ID: 141467

ISBN: 0395404258

Condition: Very Good


Clean, unmarked text with a tight binding. Blue cloth spine and gray paper-covered boards. Second printing. Slight edge wear. View more info

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Bodily Harm

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $55.00

Publisher: N Y, Simon & Schuster: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143787

ISBN: 0671441531

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear. Remainder mark. Signed by Margaret Atwood on the title page. Atwoods' fifth novel, "By turns, comic, satiric, relentless and terrifying, Bodily Harm is ultimately an exploration of human defensiveness, the lust for power, both sexual and political, and the need for a compassion beyond what we ordinarily mean by 'love'." [blurb] View more info

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Wilderness Tips

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McLelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143788

ISBN: 0771008198

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edgewear to cover and dust jacket. First Canadian Edition. View more info

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Wilderness Tips

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N Y, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143900

ISBN: 0385421060

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Price-clipped dust jacket. Green cloth spine. Signed by Margaret Atwood. First Printing / First American Edition, with the number "1" present in the number line. View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2012

Seller ID: 145128

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition in an excellent slipcase. No dust jacket, as issued. With a new introduction by Margaret Atwood. Illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso. View more info

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Mitsou: Forty / 40 Images by Balthus

By: Balthus

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York: 1984

Seller ID: 142146

ISBN: 0810913208

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with a little edge wear and a tiny bit or corner wear to paper covered boards. Small gift inscription on half-title page, preface by Rainer Maria Rilke. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows a front cover stain, some wear and some edge wear, not tears. In 1921, when the internatinally renowned artist Balthus was thirteen years old, he illustrated a whimsical tale about a boy who finds and then loses a cat., The original edition of t... View more info

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Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Brentano's: 1905

Seller ID: 131621

Condition: Good


Previous owner's name. Binding cracked. 272 pages. Red cloth cover frayed around edges. No date given, but circa 1905. "Copyright edition." View more info

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Nikken Sekkei: Building Future Japan, 1900-2000

By: Botand Bognar; Kenneth Frampton

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Rizzoli: 2000

Seller ID: 144591

ISBN: 084782246X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in black cloth with embossed lettering at cover and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 352 pages with color photos and mechanical drawings throughout. Text is in Japanese and English. Sectons on Structural engineering, construtional technology, intelligent buildings, miniature cities, green buildingsm, poetic space, tale-of-gengi museum , konami nasu corporate seminar house, Keyen... View more info

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Jack and the Three Sillies

By: Chase, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1950

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 140460

Condition: Good


Worn green cloth cover. 8 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. 39 pages. Signed by the illustrator, Joshua Tolford, who "... was an important member of the Rockport/Gloucester/Cape Ann art colony. Born in Wisconsin, he studied and painted in the Gloucester/Rockport Mass. area. He was a student of Anthony Thieme. Tolford was a juried member of the Rockport Art Association from 1941-1958. He was an artist for the WPA in the 1940's and also illustrated many popular books." [askArt] " The story this time is a mountain people version of a familiar folk legend, of foolish Jack who took the c... View more info

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Little Lame Prince and The Adventures of a Brownie, The

By: Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Seller ID: 140682

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Illustrated by Lucille Corcos in b&w and color. Lovely color decorated endpapers. Brown and tan cloth cover with crown design. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. Previous owner's inscription inside. 292 pages. 5 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. From the Illustrated Junior Library series. View more info

Squak Valley: A Tale of Old Issaquah

By: Craine, Bessie Wilson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Issaquah, WA, Issaquah Historical Society: 1983

Seller ID: 114963

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 71 pages. View more info

Prayers for Boys and Girls

By: Cummings, Alison

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Whitman Publishing Company: 1953

Seller ID: 145429

Condition: Very Good


Small format "Tell-a-Tale" book, 5 1/2"w x 6 1/4"h. Brightly colored paper covered boards. Edge wear to cover. Unpaginated. Approx. 26 pages. View more info

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Folktales and Society: Story-Telling in a Hungarian Peasant Community (A Midland Book)

By: Degh, Linda

Price: $98.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Indiana Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 140246

ISBN: 0253205263

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Chapters include: History of the Szeklers; Social and economic life in old Andrasfalva; Resettlement procedures (1883 - 1941); Settlers of Kakasd. Part II: Survey of the results oin folktale research to the present; The tale occasions; The tale material: the narrative body of Kakasd; The storytellers; Mrs. Zsuzsanna Palko; Gyorgy Andrasfalvi, Mrs. Anna Sebestyen and Marton Laszlo; with afterword, appendix, notes, b... View more info