Category: Classics


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Background to Shakespeare

By: Badawi, M.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013113

ISBN: 0333305345

Condition: Very Good

Minimal edgewear to spine ends, View more info

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The Blotting Book

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Arc Manor Classics: 2008

Seller ID: 022737

ISBN: 1604501359

Condition: Very Good

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Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (Volume 2: The Archaeological and Documentary Evidence)

By: Bernal, Martin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Rutgers University Press: 2002

Edition: 5th Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 028781

ISBN: 081351584X

Condition: Good

Internally unmarked, some edgewear and creasing to wraps, fore-edes a little grubby, binding tight. View more info

The Illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil with The First Ecllogue and the Imitation By Ambrose Philips - the Introduction By Ambrose Philips

By: Blake, William; Philips, Ambrose; Keynes, Geoffrey

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London, The Nonesuch Press: 1937

Seller ID: 031604

Condition: Very Good

Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is no. 716. Decorative paper-covered boards lightly tanned on edges and spine, unmarked and in excellent condition. "Blake's woodblocks appear in the text of hte book in groups of four, as they did in Thornton's Virgil." At the back of the book a pale grey/blue folder "contains a set of prints, each subject on a separate page" (17 in all). View more info

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A Companion to Chaucer

By: Brown, Peter (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford U.K., Blackwell Pub: 2002

Seller ID: 022639

ISBN: 0631235906

Condition: Nr. Fine

Designed as both a contribution to original research and as a stimulating and accessible text, this volume is a helpful, reliable, responsive and adaptable resource for students of Chaucer at all levels. View more info

The Ring and the Book

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $33.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton - New York, J. M. Dent - Everyman's Library:

Seller ID: 013963

Condition: Good

Burgundy leather with gilt decoration to front panel and spine, some edgewear, rounded corners, upper fore-edges gilt, other fore-edges tanned with sl. spotting, PO ex-libris plate with gift inscription dated 1933 pasted opposite HT, pages tanned, sl. loss to spine ends. View more info

The Pilgrim's Progress (The Pilgrim's Progret's)

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ducimus Books: 1975

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 020555

ISBN: 0903234211

Condition: Very Good

Facsimile of first editions 1678 and 1684. PO stamp ffep. View more info

The Perfumed Garden (The First Illustrated edition)

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1989

Seller ID: 023510

ISBN: 0600564231

Condition: Very Good

Edited and introduced by Charles Fowkes. View more info

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Callimachus: Hymns, Epigrams, Select Fragments

By: Callimachus; Lombardo, Stanley; Rayor, Diane (translated by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins Univ Pr: 1988

Seller ID: 022841

ISBN: 0801832810

Condition: Very Good

Prev. bookseller's sticker back panel, internally unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

A Dream of Red Mansions (Chinese Classics, Classic Novel in 4 Volumes)

By: Cao Xueqin

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030060

ISBN: 7119006436

Condition: Nr. Fine

Four volume set, apparently unread and unused with no creasing to wraps or spine, unmarked and in excellent condition. Presented in original matching cardboard slipcase with some wear and creasing but remains intact. View more info

In Cold Blood

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.K., Heron Books:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028622

Condition: As New

No date of publication shown. A very handsome book with brown textured faux leather boards, gilt decoration, patterned endpapers and original yellow ribbon marker. An unmarked "gift quality" book. Other classic titles with identical binding also available. View more info

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The Canterbury Tales : a Retelling By Peter Ackroyd

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 2009

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 025856

ISBN: 0670021229

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Renowned critic, historian and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to readers while preserving the spirit of the original." View more info

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Blind Love (Broadview Literary Texts)

By: Collins, Wilkie; Bachman, Maria K. (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Broadview Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030044

ISBN: 155111447X

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked apparently unread copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. "Includes a critical introdduction and primary source materials that address the novel's focus on movements for Irish independence." View more info

The Secret Sharer and Other Stories

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 026582

Condition: Fine

Combines two, originally separate, volumes of Conrad's short stories. A beautifully designed booki in as new, fine condition with decorative boards. Presented in original blue cardboard slipcase with author's name to front panel and, unfortunately, a small chip to lower edge. View more info

These Jaundiced Loves: A Translation of Tristan Corbiere's Les Amours Jaunes

By: Corbiere, Tristan; Pilling, Christopher

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.K., Peterloo Poets: 1995

Seller ID: 019765

ISBN: 1871471559

Condition: Very Good

"The very first complete translation into English of the 101 poems that make up Tristan Corbiere's 1875 volume Les Amours Jaunes and it is printed with facing French text." Appears unread, spine faded. View more info

More Latin Lyrics, from Virgil to Milton

By: Corrigan, Felicitas (edited with an Introduction by); Waddell, Helen (Translated by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1980

Seller ID: 019244

ISBN: 0575021772

Condition: Very Good

Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, D/W lightly rubbed, price-clipped. View more info

The New Life

By: Dante

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin Classics: 1964

Seller ID: 018746

Condition: Very Good

Pages and wraps age tanned. New translation, with an explanatory note, by William Anderson. View more info

The Magic Skin

By: De Balzac, Honore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 017588

Condition: Very Good

Dark green cloth, faint gilt title to spine, upper fore-edges gilt. Translated by George Burnham Ives, and illustrated with five etchings. View more info

The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1972

Seller ID: 026545

Condition: Nr. Fine

As unmarked copy in excellent condition presented in original plain textured cardboard slipcase with sl. wear and fading. View more info

The Works of Charles Dickens Volume XIV : Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson (New Century Library edition):

Seller ID: 028279

Condition: Very Good

No date shown. Internally unmarked, black endpapers, upper edges gilt, ribbon marker intact as is tissue guard to B & W frontis. Limp burgundy leather covers with minimal shelfwear, spine sl. faded, title and decoration to spine remain bright. View more info