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A Dictionary of Non-Classical Mythology (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: EDWARDES, Marian: SPENCE, Lewis (compilers)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [c.1906-1927]


An encyclopedic collection of brief descriptions of Gods, dieties and objects of worship from all corners of the earth (excepting ancient Greece and Rome) in an Everyman's Library edition. With a brief introduction by an uncredited writer. Includes a series of black & white images on plates at back of book. A likely entry in Everyman's Library Reference series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full maroon cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt... View more info

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A New View of Society and Other Writings (Everyman's Library #799)

By: OWEN, Robert

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1927


The essay "A New View of Society" and 13 additional essays by the Welsh Utopian socialist Robert Owen (1771-1858) in an Everyman's Library edition. Edited by Ernest Rhys and with an introduction by G. D. H. Cole. Everyman's Library #799, an entry in EL's Science Series. --- In binding style 4, full pale olive cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In blue dust jacket with Eric Ravil... View more info

A Smaller Classical Dictionary (Everyman's Library "flatback" style 1 binding)

By: SMITH, Sir William; BLAKENEY, E. H. (editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1910


An encyclopedic collection of brief descriptions of Gods, places, mythological figures and other notable facts from ancient Greece and Rome, in an Everyman's Library edition. This is a revision of Sir William Smith's Classical Dictionary by E. H. Blakeney. With a preface by Blakeney and with a series of black & white images on plates, along with a couple of maps of ancient Rome and Athens, at back of book. An entry in Everyman's Library Reference series. --- In flatback ... View more info

A Treatise on Government: The Politics of Aristotle (Everyman's Library maroon leatherette binding)

By: ARISTOTLE; ELLIS, William (translator)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [c.1906-1917]


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the Greek philosopher's famed writings on the ways of organizing communities. Aristotle compared democracy to royalty and aristocracy as forms of political organization. Indexed. Translated from the Greek by William Ellis, and with an introduction by A. D. Lindsay. An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titlin... View more info

Aristotle's Metaphysics (Everyman's Library #1000, style 4 binding)

By: ARISTOTLE; WARRINGTON, John (editor and translator)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1956


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the Greek philosopher's writings on the essence of thought and wisdom. Interestingly, he did not use the term "metaphysics", but this work later became known by that name. Back matter includes summations of the chapters of the book, and an index of chapter headings. Edited and translated from the Greek by John Warrington, and with an introduction by Sir David Ross. Everyman's Library #1000, an entry in Everyman's Library C... View more info

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Arthurian Chronicles (Everyman's Library Series #578)

By: WACE, Robert; LAYAMON

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London/New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1966


In this 1966 Everyman's Library edition, the Arthurian chronicles as told by Robert Wace (in the 12th Century) in his "Roman de Brut" and the 13th-Century priest Layamon's "Brut" are presented. Translated by Eugene Mason, and with an introduction by Gwyn Jones. --- In binding style 4, brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and orange topstain. Green jacket features Geoffrey Fraser drawing on cover. --- A clean, bright copy but with pri... View more info

Arthurian Chronicles: Represented by Wace and Layamon (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: WACE and LAYAMON; PATON, Lucy Allen (introduction)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [c.1906-1927]


Early accounts of King Arthur and his court were provided in these two collections taken from the writings of Wace and Layamon. The two wrote in the 12th and early 13th centuries of Arthur and his Round Table, as well as other topics of the day such as the Norman Invasion. Includes an introduction, with reference material, by Lucy Allen Paton. An entry in Everyman's Library Romance series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full blue cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reg... View more info

Aucassin & Nicolette and Other Mediaeval Romances and Legends (Everyman's Library "flatback" style 1 binding)

By: MASON, Eugene (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1912


An Everyman's Library collection of 16 traditional romantic short stories, many of which were written in France in the thirteenth century by mostly unknown authors. The stories were rendered into English from the French by Eugene Mason, who also supplies an introduction. An entry in Everyman's Library Romance series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full blue cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (Everyman's Library #74)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); CAWLEY, A. C. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf, 1992


The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century tales, written in Middle English, which take the form of verse and are set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. Offered in a quality Everyman's Library reprint edition, edited by A. C. Cawley. Includes an introduction by Derek Pearsall, bibliography, preface by the editor, and a chronology of events during Chaucer's life. Back matter includes notes on pronunciation, grammar and versification. Number 74 ... View more info

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Castle Dangerous -and- The Surgeon's Daughter (Everyman's Library #130)

By: SCOTT, Sir Walter

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library - E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [c.1920s-30s]


An Everyman's Library reprint edition offering two shorter works of fiction in a single volume by Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). Edited, and with a brief introduction, by Ernest Rhys. Everyman's Library #130. --- In E. P. Dutton library binding, full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations. Lacks a dust jacket. Undated, but likely published c.1920s-30s. --- With whitish spots to front cover and slightly yellowed leaves else a clean, firm c... View more info

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Crime and Punishment (Everyman's Library #35)

By: DOSTOYEVSKY, Fyodor

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf, 1993


The author's masterpiece explores the psychological underpinnings of man and the crimes he commits. Offered in a quality Everyman's Library reprint edition, translated from the Russian by the highly regarded collaborators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Includes an introduction by W. J. Leatherbarrow, translators' note, endnotes and a chronology of events during Dostoevsky's life. Number 35 in the "relaunched" version of the EL series. --- In full maroon ... View more info

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English Short Stories Selected to Show the Development of the Short Story from the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Century (Everyman's Library #743)

By: RHYS, Ernest (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1923


An Everyman's Library edition offering 36 examples of English short stories, beginning with folklore of the 15th century through the 20th century. Includes writings by noted writers from Charles Dickens to Thomas Hardy. Edited, and with an introduction, by Ernest Rhys. Everyman's Library #743. --- In binding style 2, full maroon leather-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations, gilt-stamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, top edge gilt. Lacks a du... View more info

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Great Expectations (Everyman's Library #56)

By: DICKENS, Charles (author); PAILTHORPE, F. W. (illustrations)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf, 1992


The 13th novel by Charles Dickens is the life story of his endearing orphan character, Pip. It is presented here in a quality Everyman's Library reprint edition. With the original engraved illustrations by F. W. Pailthorpe. Includes an introduction by Michael Slater, selected bibliography, and a chronology of events during Dickens's life. Back matter includes "The Cancelled Conclusion" (alternate ending to the novel), and G. K. Chesterton's introduction to an app... View more info

Heimskringla: The Olaf Sagas (Everyman's Library "flatback" style 1 binding)

By: STURLASON, Snorre

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [c.1906-1927]


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the Norse "historiography", written in Iceland c.1230. Includes "King Olaf Trygvesson's Saga" and "Saga of King Olaf the Saint"; along with biography and list of writings of Snorre Sturlason. Translated into English by Samuel Laing; introduction and notes by John Beveridge. An entry in Everyman's Library Romance series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full blue cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald ... View more info

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International Modern Plays (Everyman's Library #989)

By: DENT, Anthony (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1960


A selection of five European plays chosen for their readability rather than for their suitability for production. Includes: "Lady Julie" by August Strindberg, "Hannele" by Gerhart Hauptmann, "The Life of the Insects" by Karel and Josef Capek, "The Infernal Machine" by Jean Cocteau and "The Mask and The Face" by Luigi Chiarelli. Edited and with an introduction by Anthony Dent. Everyman's Library #989, an entry in EL's Poetry and Dra... View more info