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GREEK LITERATURE A Series of Lectures delivered at Columbia University
New York City, Columbia University Press 1912, 1st edition, hb. 8vo, pp. vii, 316. Sl. shelf wear, & a few "ticks" to margins; else in vg/nf cond. The dust jacket is present: chipped, some wear; else good cond.
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Book number: 035886
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Keywords: Classics

 
[ATWOOD, MARGARET]
PRAIRIE FIRE
Winnipeg, MB, Prairie Fire Press, Inc. 1994, wrappers. Ill.: drawings, b&w photos. Autumn, 1994 issue, in wraps, vg/nf condition. 8vo, pp. 160 Contains an eleven-page interview with Margaret Atwood, plus much gov't.-susidized writings by forgettable Canadian authors
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Book number: 009667
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Keywords: Atwood CanLit

 
ADAMCZEWSKI, ZYGMUNT
THE TRAGIC PROTEST
The Hague, Netherlands, Martinus Nijhoff 1963, 1st edition, . Card covers show very light shelf wear; else very good condition. Royal 8vo, pp. vi, 282. Top edge spotted; title and author's name hand printed across bottom edge. A few pages have been underlined; else clean.
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Book number: 036659
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Keywords: Religion

 
[JEAN DE LA FONTAINE] [HIPPOLYTE TAINE] PAR H. TAINE DE L'ACAD‚MIE FRAN‡AISE
LA FONTAINE et Ses Fables
Paris, Librairie Hachette 1885, 10th edition, hb. Nicely re-bound in half leather over marbled boards. Small 8vo, pp. vi, 351.
¶ Originally published in plain card covers, which have been bound-in, with the text. The new binding (actually, it appears to be about 50 years old) shows light wear at the board edges. There is an early former owner's signature on the original front card cover, and on the title page, and a more recent owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Contents sl. age-darkened, with occasional light foxing; else in very good condition.
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Book number: 033523
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Keywords: FrenchLit Bindings Literature

 
ALIFANO, ROBERTO (INTERVIEWER)
TWENTY-FOUR CONVERSATIONS WITH BORGES Including a Selection of Poems
Housatonic, MA, Lascaux Publishers 1984, 1st edition, wrappers. Ill.: B&w photos and illustrations. Larger format pb - covers rubbed & a bit "thumbed", else gd+/vg. 8vo, pp. xv, 157. Altamira Inter-American Series.
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Book number: 027404
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Keywords: Dialogues Conversations Journalism Writers Poetry

 
ANDERSON, WILLIAM S.
BARBARIAN PLAY: Plautus' Roman Comedy
Toronto, University of Toronto Press 1996, 1st pb ed., wrappers. Larger format pb, near fine cond. 8vo, pp. x, 184. The Roman poet's innovations which led to New Comedy are explored.
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Book number: 018616
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Keywords: Roman literature Greek writers Social order Slaves Humour Heroes

 
ATKINS, J. W. H.
ENGLISH LITERARY CRITICISM: THE MEDIEVAL PHASE
London, Methuen & Co. 1952, 1st thus, hb. Minor edgewear, else vg in sl scuffed, gd+ dj with sunned spine. 8vo, pp. ix, 211. A description and illustration of the first phases of the growth of a tradition of criticism.
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Book number: 025963
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Keywords: BritLit Medieval Literature

 
BAY, J. CHRISTIAN
A TENNYSON-BROWNING ASSOCIATION BOOK
, 1940, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: frontispiece. Slim 8vo, pp. 16. "Printed for the friends of Walter M. Hill Christmas Nineten Forty".
¶ Board edges a trifle soiled, else in very good condition. The original delicate glassine wrapper is present and shows some edge-chipping and darkening at the foods, else good condition.
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Book number: 038055
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Keywords: Robert Browning Alfred Tennyson

 
BENBOW, JOHN
MANUSCRIPT & PROOF
New York, Oxford University Press 1943, 3rd edition, hb red buck. Underlining to 9 pgs, minor rubbing to boards, else vg; no dj. 8vo, pp. 122. "The Preparation of Manuscript for the Printer and the Handling of the Proofs".
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Book number: 025820
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Keywords: Editing Publishing Manuscripts Proofs

 
BENNETT, JOSEPH D.
BAUDELAIRE A Criticism
Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press 1944, 1st edition, hb. Minor edgewear, else vg in sl scuffed & soiled, gd dj. 8vo, pp. 164. An analysis of Baudelaire's poetry.
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Book number: 025964
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Keywords: Classics

 
BERRY, EDMUND G.
THE INFLUENCE OF THE GREEK EPIGRAM UPON LATIN POETRY TO THE DEATH OF OVID
Kingston, Ontario, Queen's University, Kingston May, 1937, 1st edition, hb. 4to, pp. 122.
¶ This is a contemporary copy of the original thesis submitted by the late classics scholar, Prof. Edmund Berry, for the degree of Master of Arts at Queen's University, Kingston. It consists of 122 typed pages (8 1/2" x 11"), with text on one side only (blank verso), and with the Greek written in Dr. Berry's hand. The buckram binding is typical of thesis binding for the time, and is in quite good condition. Dr. Berry, who passed away in 2005, was a well-known scholar of the classics, and author of several books on the subject.
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Book number: 032433
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Keywords: Classics Latin Greek Epigrams Literature

 
BERRY, ELISE M.
KEAT'S THEORY OF POETRY
Kingston, Ontario, Queen's University, Kingston April, 1939, 1st edition, hb. 4to, pp. 141.
¶ This is a contemporary copy of the original thesis submitted by Elise M. Berry (the sister of the late classics scholar, Prof. Edmund Berry), for the degree of Master of Arts at Queen's University, Kingston. It consists of a bound carbon copy of 141 typed pages (8 1/2" x 11"), with text on one side only (blank verso). The buckram binding is typical of thesis binding for the time, and is in quite good condition, although the front inner binding tape is partially loose (not affecting integrity of contents).
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Book number: 032450
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Keywords: Classics Poetry Poets Literature

 
BLACK, J. B.
ANDREW LANG AND THE CASKET LETTER CONTROVERSY
Edinburgh, Scotland, Thomas Nelson and Sons 1951, 1st edition, wrappers. Very good cond. in original stiched printed stiff paper covers. 8vo, pp. 40. Being the Andrew Lang Lecture delivered before the University of St. Andrews 11 May 1949.
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Book number: 038496
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Keywords: BritLit

 
BLISSET, WILLIAM, JULIAN PATRICK & R.W. VAN FOSSEN (EDS.)
A CELEBRATION OF BEN JONSON
Toronto, University of Toronto Press 1975, reprint, wrappers. Larger format pb - card covers sl. scuffed; else nf condition. 8vo, pp. 194 A collection of papers given by Jonson scholars at a conference at U of T marking the 400th anniversary of his birth
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Book number: 005341
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Keywords: Literature Literary Criticism Jonson, Ben

 
BLODGETT, E. D.
FIVE PART INVENTION A History of Literary History in Canada
Toronto, University of Toronto Press 2003, 1st edition, hb cloth. Near fine condition in sl. scuffed; else vg/nf dust jacket. 8vo, pp. 371. ISBN 0802048013
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Book number: 032281
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Keywords: Literature CanLit Multiculturalism Canada

 
BLODGETT, E. D. AND A. G. PURDY (EDS.)
PROBLEMS OF LITERARY RECEPTION / PROBLEMES DE RECEPTION LITTERAIRE
Edmonton, AB, University of Alberta 1988, 1st edition, . 8vo, pp. 196. Published for The Reasearch Institute for Comparative Literature. Articles in both English and French.
¶ Stiff card covers laminated with minor evidence of library markings removed. Rubber stamp at bottom of title page. No other markings. Text unmarked.
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Book number: 021681
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VAN BOKKELEN NICHOLS, SPENCER
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ANTHONY TROLLOPE
New York City, Douglas C. McMurtrie 1925, hb. Ill.: map, plates. Small 4to, pp. 59.
¶ Printed on Italian handmade paper in an edition of 490 copies, of which this is designated copy no. 42. With folding coloured map of Trollope's Barsetshire, and two plates, the latter of which is the caricature of Trollope done by "Spy". The foredges of the boards are rubbed, especially to the bottom edge of the rear board. The boards are lightly scuffed and soiled. A bit of foxing to endpapers but contents clan and tight. Overall, in good plus condition.
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Book number: 038073
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BOLAND, JOHN
SHORT STORY TECHNIQUE
Sussex, UK, Forest House Books 1973, 1st edition, hb. Bds. sl. bumped; else vg/nf in sl. soiled, else vg/nf dj. 12mo, pp. 154. Inscribed, dated, and signed by Philippa Boland "in place of John". ISBN 0903201054
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Book number: 033307
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Keywords: Short stories Writing

 
BOYD, IAN
THE NOVELS OF G. K. CHESTERTON A Study in Art and Propaganda
London, Paul Elek 1975, 1st edition, hb. 8vo, pp. xii, 241. ISBN 0236310283
¶ Nicely inscribed, signed and dated (Nov. 1984) on title page by author (the inscription is non-specific). Laid-in loose are two items of related ephemera: one, a TLS from the author to a donor to The Chesterton Review (of which the author was the editor), and the second, a printed folded card pamphlet describing The Chesterton Review Development Fund (with return envelope). The book is in very good condition. The dust jacket shows a little wear but is still in good plus, to very good, condition.
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Book number: 039098
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Keywords: Father Brown

 
BRADLEY, A. C.
POETRY FOR POETRY'S SAKE An Inaugural Lecture delivered on June 5, 1901
Oxford, UK, Clarendon Press 1901, wrappers. 8vo, pp. 32.
¶ Andrew Cecil Bradley (1851-1935) was an English literary scholar. In 1901, he was elected to the Professorship of Poetry at the University of Oxford, and in the same year he delivered this lecture. He is best remembered for his work on Shakespeare. Our offering is the second impression of this important lecture. The front cover has come loose (but is present, of course). The covers, generally, are worn and cipped at the edges. The stitched contents are intact and unmarked. In all, a fair copy.
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Book number: 039456
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Keywords: Poetry

 
[MARGARET LAURENCE] BRADY, ELIZABETH (MANAGING EDITOR)
CANADIAN WOMAN STUDIES, Fall 1987 (Volume 8, Number 3) issue on Margaret Laurence
Toronto, Canadian Woman Studies 1987, . Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Card covers sl. "thumbed" at edges & scuffed; else nf cond. 4to, pp. 142. A feminist quarterly journal, exploring current writing and research on a wide variety of feminist topics.
¶ This issue devoted to the life and works of Margaret Laurence, with essays and reflections by Adele Wiseman, Timothy Findley, Rudy Wiebe, and others.
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Book number: 013005
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Keywords: Women's studies Feminism CanLit

 
BRANDEN, NATHANIEL / WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY BY BARBARA BRANDEN
WHO IS AYN RAND?
New York, Random House 1962, 1st, Hb. Top spine sunned, sl cocked, bumped, but vg- in soiled & chpd dj. 8vo Fair/good dj 239 pp. An analysis of the novels of Ayn Rand, by her devoted follower and lover, with a biographical essay by Branden's wife.
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Book number: 006908
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Keywords: Rand, Ayn Objectivism Biography Literary Theory

 
BRAYBROOKE, NEVILLE (ED.)
T. S. ELIOT A Symposium for his Seventieth Birthday
London, Garnstone Press 1970, Reprint, Hb. Edges slightly spotted, else vg in vg dj. 8vo, 221 pp. Fifty tributes to Eliot and his work; originally published in 1958, on his seventieth birthday. ISBN 0900391820
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Book number: 019800
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Keywords: Eliot, T. S. T. S. Eliot Literature

 
O'BRIEN, KATE (INTRODUCTION); EDITED BY W. J. TURNER
IMPRESSIONS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
London, William Collins 1944, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: 48 colour plates; 125 b&w. 8vo, pp. 324.
¶ Contents include: THE ENGLISH BIBLE by Herbert Grierson; THE ENGLISH POETS by Lord David Cecil; BRITISH DRAMATISTS by Graham Greene; BRITISH HISTORIANS by E. L. Woodward; ENGLISH NOVELISTS by Elizabeth Bowen, etc. This is an omnibus edition of the famous BRITAIN IN PICTURES series.
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Book number: 028515
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Keywords: BritLit Britain in Pictures

 
O'BRIEN, SEAN AND STEPHEN PLAICE (EDS.) / EVA SALZMAN ISSUES EDITOR
THE PRINTER'S DEVIL Issue D / A Magazine of New Writing
Hove, UK, The Printer's Devil 1994, 1st printing, . Slight wear to card covers, else in very good to near fine cond. 8vo, pp. 126. Short preface by Alasdair Gray to an "interview" between Gray and The Devil (a la C. S. Lewis). ISSN 185242060X
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Book number: 042270
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