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Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane; introduction by Amy Bloom; notes by Audrey Bilger

Price: $5.49

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 607961

ISBN: 0375757295

Condition: Near Fine. 2001.. First Edition Thus


204 pages. Published posthumously with Northanger Abbey in 1817, Persuasion crowns Jane Austen's remarkable career. It is her most passionate and introspective love story. This richly illustrated and annotated edition brings her last completed novel to life with previously unmatched vitality. In the same format that so rewarded readers of Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition, it offers running commentary on the novel (conveniently placed alongside Austen's text) to ... View more info

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My Antonia

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 608158

ISBN: 0679602054

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996


314 pages View more info

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A Dog's Head

By: Dutourd, Jean; Chancellor, Robin

Price: $5.26

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press:

Our Product Number: 602135

ISBN: 0226174921

Condition: As New. 1998. First Edition Thus


No spine crease. Full number line 6 5 4 3 2 1. . . 168 pages. Phoenix Fiction Series. Jean Dutourd's A Dog's Head is a wonderful piece of magical realism, reminiscent of Voltaire, Borges and Kafka. With biting wit, Dutourd presents the story of Edmund Du Chaillu, a boy born, to his bourgeois parents's horror, with the head of a spaniel. Edmund must endure his school-mate's teasing as well as an urge to carry a newspaper in his mouth. This is the story of his life... View more info

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Best Short Stories

By: Henry, O.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Our Product Number: 605616

ISBN: 0486424685

Condition: Near Fine. 2002. Large Print Edition


208 pages. Dover Large Print Classics. William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), better known as O. Henry, led a life similar to those of his own fictional characters. Convicted of embezzlement, he drew inspiration from his prison experiences. This volume includes "The Ransom of Red Chief," "The Last Leaf,"  the classic, "The Gift of the Magi" and 13 more. View more info

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Three Men in A Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog!)

By: Jerome, Jerome K.

Price: $5.61

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble:

Our Product Number: 607470

ISBN: 0760757569

Condition: As New. (1889) 2004


No spine crease.. 204 pages. Over one hundred years after it was first published, Jerome K. Jerome's classic account of an eccentric journey up the Thames by rowing boat remains as popular as ever. The erratic progress of J. Harris, George and Montmorency the dog is peppered with hilarious and memorable incidents, such as the struggle with the pineapple tin and Harris' run-in with the swans. Jerome's timeless comedy is brought vividly to life in this paperback classic ed... View more info

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Doctor Faustus: the life of the German composer Adrian Leverk?uhn as told by a friend The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverk?uhn as Told by a Friend

By: Mann, Thomas; Lowe-Porter (translator), H. T.

Price: $38.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 607718

ISBN: 0679600426

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Price-clipped; 1/8 inch closed tear to dust jacket at head of spine . 1992.. First Edition Thus


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Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories

By: Mann, Thomas; Lowe-Porter (Translator), H. T.

Price: $42.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 607717

ISBN: 067960040X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Price-clipped. 1992.. First Edition Thus


Full number line 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1 . 461 pages. Published on the eve of World War I, a decade after Buddenbrooks had established Thomas Mann as a literary celebrity, "Death in Venice" tells the story of Gustave Aschenbach, an aging writer who visits Venice. In the decaying city, which is besieged by a cholera epidemic, he becomes obsessed with an exquisite Polish boy, Tadzio. "It is a story of the voluptuousness of doom," Mann wrote. "But the probl... View more info

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Our Product Number: 603032

ISBN: 0060740450

Condition: Very Good. Crease on front cover. 2004


Genealogical table. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 464 pages. Oprah's Book Club. Tells the story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town. Nobel Prize Winner View more info

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Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life; Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; Mardi: And a Voyage Thither

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, The Library of America:

Our Product Number: 607720

ISBN: 0940450003

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982


Ribbon bookmark . 1333 pages View more info

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The Best Short Stories of O. Henry

By: selected and with an introduction by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 607722

ISBN: 0679601228

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. Wrinkling at head of dust jacket soine; Bump to corner of front board. 1994


340 pages View more info