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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

By: BARTLETT, John; KAPLAN, Justin (General editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: Sixteenth Edition; Second Printing

Stock No.: 72403


Essential, hefty go-to reference allows searches both by author and by individual words in the sought-after phrase. Clean, bright tight copy in full blue cloth covers. ; 2.3 x 10.1 x 7.9 Inches; 1472 pages View more info

Shakespeare : The Invention of the Human

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Riverhead Books/Penguin Putnam: 1998

Stock No.: 41071


Shakespeare lovers: you must have this gorgeous volume. Famed professor Bloom ("How to Read a Book and Why") renders a thorough analysis of each of Shakespeare's plays. In fat 745 pg linen half cloth, w/detail of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel on the DJ cover. Prev owner's inked info front free endpaper. Later printing w/orig. $35 price unclipped and in Brodart poly protector. ; 41071; Octavo View more info

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Corelli's Mandolin (First American Edition)

By: de BERNIERES, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1994

Stock No.: 41275


One of those novels that sticks with you; wonderful tale of the people of the Greek island of Cephallonia during World War II, later made into movie titled "Captain Corelli's Mandolin". In dandy condition, inked presentation remarks ffep, else undamaged. Bright copper lettering, spine. Stated first American Edition. In poly protector w/orig. $24 price unclipped. ; 41275; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The History of Western Science 1543-2001

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Stock No.: 72152


Gorgeous volume traces the people and their discoveries. In decorative light blue and gilt design front & rear covers. Top edge bright gilt. Interior liberally dotted with pictures, is clean, bright & unmarked. Slipcase in generally good shape, but with small corner tears. [Any reference to dust jacket refers to this volume's slipcase. ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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For the Love of Books : 115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most

By: Shwartz, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset/Putnam: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 31232


Author gets 115 writers to talk about their favorite books. Ideal reading for the person who asks themselves, "what do I read next?" With full number line, publisher's page. DJ in mylar w/orig. $24.95 price unclipped. Exceptionally clean copy. ; 31232; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info