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Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

By: 0'connor, Flannery

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1970

Seller ID: 144805

ISBN: 0374508046

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, showing very light shelf wear only, with a little staining to upper page ends. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Sections include: Aspects of the grotesque in southern fiction, The regional writer, Nature and airm of fiction, Writing short stories, Teaching literature, The Catholic novelist in the Protestant south View more info

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[African Market Literature] How To Write Important Letters, Applications, Agreements and Love Letters

By: Abiakam, J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Onitsha, Nigeria, Do-Well Printers:

Seller ID: 144748

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 60 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. . A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "Letter writing is a wonderful economic way through which we can tell something to our friends, brothers and customers who are far away from us. Yet they have to understand our reasons as if we are telling them face to face." View more info

Image for [African Market Literature] 49 Wise Sayings, 72 Idioms, 33 Riddles and Jokes, 44 Questions and Answers

[African Market Literature] 49 Wise Sayings, 72 Idioms, 33 Riddles and Jokes, 44 Questions and Answers

By: Abiakam, J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Onitsha, Nigeria, J.C. Brothers Bookshop:

Seller ID: 144750

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 56 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "Do not trust a liar so that he may not disappoint you and you become like a man who cut his new coat to patch his old knicker." View more info

Image for [African Market Literature] How to Speak & Write Better English, Good Letters, Receipts, Agreements, Compositions, Business Letters, Telegrams, and Applications

[African Market Literature] How to Speak & Write Better English, Good Letters, Receipts, Agreements, Compositions, Business Letters, Telegrams, and Applications

By: Abiakam, J.C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Orlu, Nigeria, Providence Printing Press:

Seller ID: 144747

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 68 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. . A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "In forewarding this booklet, I attach one guarantee, and that is that you stand a very good chance of improving your personality and marking your life more smooth-sailing by owning a copy." View more info

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0 To 9: The Complete Magazine, 1967-1969 (Lost Literature)

By: Acconci, Vito; Bernadette Maye (editors)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Ugly Duckling Presse/Lost Literature Series: 2006

Seller ID: 143202

ISBN: 1933254203

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 736 pages. 8 1/2"w x 10 7/8"h. Contributors include Sol Lewitt, Clark Coolidge, John Giorno, Dan Graham, Ted Berrigan, Aram Saroyan, Bern Porter, Jerome Rothenberg, Jackson Mac Low, Robert Barry, Hanna Weiner and Emmett Williams, and more. Originally published in mimeograph form in print runs of 100 to 350 copies, this is a compilation of the complete magazine of experimental writing. View more info

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Indian Food: A Historical Companion

By: Achaya, K. T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: India, Oxford Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 118788

ISBN: 0195634489

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 322 pages. Many photos and illustrations. Binding is loose, but pages are intact. Small tears on dust jacket. This historical gastronomic companion draws upon material from a variety of sources-- literature, archaeology, epigraphic records, anthropology, philology, and botanical and genetic studies-- which throw up a gamut of interesting facts pertaining to the origins and evolution of Indian food. View more info

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Cultural Heritage of India, The ; Volume II; Itihasas, Puranas, Dharma and Other Sastras

By: Aiyar, Dr. C.P. Ramaswami

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Calcutta, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture: 1962

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 108688

Condition: Very Good


A large volume at 738 pages, all clean on fine paper. 43 chapters with bibliography and index divided into five parts: The Two Great Epics (Ramayana & Mahabharata), the Gita Literature, the Puranas, the Dharmasastras, & Arthasastra, nitisastra and other sources of political and social organization. Chapters include Economic Ideas of the Hindus, Some Experiments in Social Reform in Mediaeval India, Some reflections on the Ideals of Indian Womanhood, the Hindu Judicial System, Ethics of the Puranas.... Covers show light wear, binding very solid, text clean. View more info

Studies in Chinese Literary Genres

By: American Council of Learned Societies

Price: $7.59

Publisher: University of California Press: 1974

Seller ID: 097892

ISBN: 0520020375

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Some pencil marking. View more info

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California Design 1910

By: Andersen, Timothy J. ; Eudorah M. Moore; Robert W. Winter

Price: $24.95

Publisher: California Design Pub.: 1974

Seller ID: 144850

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only, with a little edge wear, light scuffing to covers. 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. 148 pages, full of small and large b&w photos. Chapters include: The Arroyo Culture, Painting, with biographies of more than 50 painters, Literature and Presswork, Education in the Arts & Crafts, Pottery, Metalwork, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, Charles and Henry Greene, George Harris, Irving Gill, Harold Doolittle, Louis Easton, Swedenborgian Church, Mission I... View more info

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[African Market Literature] How to Know Proverbs and Many Things

By: Anorue, J.C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Onitsha, Nigeria, J.C. Brothers Bookshop:

Seller ID: 144749

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 60 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "Sometimes unpalatable statements could be greased with the oils of proverbs. It is for these reasons that the knowledge of proverbs is a very invaluable acquisition to humanity." View more info

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Waterless Mountain

By: Armer, Laura Adams

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1953

Seller ID: 141513

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 212 pages. 6"w x 8 3/4"h. Many b&w illustrations. Waterless Mountain is a novel by Laura Adams Armer that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1932. View more info

Sanskrit - English Dictionary: a Compilation of Sanskrit Words (in English) as Appearing in the Sai Literature

By: Aum Sri Sai Ram

Price: $19.50

Publisher: By Author: 2000

Seller ID: 133250

Condition: Very Good


Book has clean covers, bumped corners, straight spine, solid binding, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for title page with a handwritten translation of author's name. 185 pages. In business for 20 years we provide excellent customer service and ship in packing material appropriate to insure your purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

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Comics as History, Comics as Literature: Roles of the Comic Book in Scholarship, Society, and Entertainment

By: Babic, Annessa Ann (Editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 139946

ISBN: 1611475562

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 262 pages. Pictorial cover. View more info

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Zuleika Dobson or an Oxford Love Story

By: Beerbohm Max

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Press: 1960

Seller ID: 132219

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows light sunning to edges of the decorated cloth boards; corners are sharp, colorful endpapers and many full-page, full color cartoon illustrations. The binding is tight and solid, pages and illustrations are very clean with no marking of any kind. 277 pages with speckled page ends. Illustrations by George Him and preface by Douglas Cleverdon. Four page Sunglass notes are laid in and in excellent condition. Glossy black slipcase has light scuffing and chipped corners, no tears. The novel concerns a romance at Oxford University in 1911 in the height of the Gilded Age. Sir Henry Maxi... View more info

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Rembrandt: The Impact of A Genius: Rembrandt, his Pupils and Followers in the Seventeenth Century

By: Blankert, Albert et al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, K. & V. Waterman B. V, Rokin 116: 1983

Seller ID: 130400

ISBN: 9070598027

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 240 pages. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. Small wrinkle in cloth cover at top of spine. Contents: Foreword by S.H. Levie, Preface, Acknowledgements; "Rembrandt's Pupils and Followers in the Seventeenth Century" by Albert Blankert, "Fame Shared is Fame Doubled" by Ben Broos, "Isaac Jouderville, a Pupil of Rembrandt" by Ernst van de Wetering, Biographies by Guido Jansen, Catalogue texts by Guido Jansen, Catalogue data on povenances, bibliography, and exhibitions by Willem L. van de Watering. Abbreviated Literature... View more info

Tragic and the Sublime in Medieval Literature, The

By: Boitani, Piero

Price: $69.95

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge Univ Pr: 1989

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 099113

ISBN: 0521354765

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is straight and solid and text/interior is unmarked in any way. 330 pages, 9 chapters. View more info

Spirit of Reform: British Literature and Politics, 1832-1867, The

By: Brantlinger, Patrick

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr: 1977

Seller ID: 121549

ISBN: 0674833155

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 293 pages. Contents: The Literature of the 1830s; Benthamite and Anti-Benthamite Fiction; The Lessons of Revolution; Two Responses to Charism: Dickens and Disraeli; The Entrepreneurial Idea; Christian Socialism; Liberal Individualism: The Brownings; The Ambiguities of Progress; Realisms; 1867 and the Idea of Culture; Notes; Index. View more info

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Pretty Deadly: New Work by Michael Brennand-Wood

By: Brennand-wood, Michael

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Belfast, Ireland, Naughton Gallery at Queen's University: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 144048

ISBN: 0853899614

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows a tiny bit of edge wear, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Large color prints throughout, some full page depicting embroidery/sculptural work. The theme of the exhibiton was images of needles and thread that appear in fairy tales, folklore literature and flowers. 36 pages. Stitched binding, red/pink paper covers. Signed by artist on title page. View more info

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Book of the Fourth World: Reading the Native Americas through their Literature

By: Brotherston, Gordon

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 140397

ISBN: 0521307600

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 478 pages. 6 3/8"w x 9 1/2"h. Full brown cloth boards. Fading and edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Exile and the Kingdom

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143506

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears on edge worn dust jacket. 5 1/4"w x 7 5/8"h. 216 pages. First American Edition. Translated by Justin O'Brien. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. View more info