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A Quiet Morning at the Tollgate of Hell

By: "Alexander, Lowell S."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Lowell Stephen Alexander: 1977

Edition: "(Signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 00T100

ISBN: 7648595

Condition: NEAR FINE/ No DJ

"Interior as new. Black cloth exterior with red gilt lettering shows slight dustiness and a small mark on the aback cover.. No DJ. Author signed and inscribed: ""Each moment you look out, in , aft, over: destroys an arrangement - constructs a miracle."" 121 pages." View more info

Navigable Waterways (Yale Series of Younger Poets No 20)

By: "Alexander, Pamela"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Yale Univ Pr:

Seller ID: 9780300033977

ISBN: 0300033974

Condition: GOOD

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Paradiso (Bantam Classics)

By: "Alighieri, Dante"

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam Classics:

Seller ID: 9780553212044

ISBN: 0553212044

Condition: GOOD

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Purgatorio (Bantam Classics)

By: "Alighieri, Dante"

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam Classics:

Seller ID: 9780553213447

ISBN: 055321344X

Condition: GOOD

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"Vita Nuova, La (Penguin Classics)"

By: "Alighieri, Dante,Reynolds, Barbara"

Price: $3.45

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140442168

ISBN: 0140442162

Condition: GOOD

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The Day Before: Poems

By: "Allen, Dick"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Sarabande Books:

Seller ID: 9781889330761

ISBN: 1889330760

Condition: GOOD

"A stunning follow-up to Allen's award-winning New and Selected. Accessible and profound. "No matter how tactile and specific he is, Allen always retains a sense of the greater world. . . . H]is pristine poems flow like timelines, drawing unexpected connections between happenings both major and minor, and observations both subtle and life changing."--"Booklist"Dick Allen has received the Robert Frost Prize for Poetry and The Hart Crane Poetry Prize. His books include "Ode to the Cold War, Flight and Pursuit, Overnight in the Guest House of the Mystic, Regions With No Proper Names," and ... View more info

Tutto Quello che Avreste Voluto Sapere sul Sesso (Original Title: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask)

By: "Allen, Woody (Alan Stewart Konigsberg)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Milan, Italy", Universale Economica: 1991

Seller ID: 85P011

ISBN: 8807811766

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, slight tilt. Faint shelfwear. Text in Italian." View more info

Side Effects

By: "Allen, Woody"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Random House:

Seller ID: 9780394511047

ISBN: 0394511042

Condition: GOOD

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"Winesburg, Ohio (Signet Classics)"

By: "Anderson, Sherwood"

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451529954

ISBN: 0451529952

Condition: GOOD

Inspired by Sherwood Anderson's Midwestern boyhood, the loosely connected stories in "Winesburg"," Ohio," gave birth to the American story cycle, for which William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and later writers were forever indebted. Defying the prudish sensibilities of his time, Anderson never omitted anything adult, harsh, or aberrant; instead he embraced frankness, truth, and the hidden depths everyone possesses. Here we meet young George Willard, a newspaper reporter with dreams; Kate Swift, the schoolteacher who attempts to seduce him; Wing Biddlebaum, a berry picker whose hands are the... View more info

Eurydice et Romeo et Jeannette

By: "Anouilh, Jean"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", La Table Ronde: c1958

Seller ID: 08P015

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean, square. Owner's name inside front cover. Occasional, exceptionally neat notes in margins. 378 pages. Text in French." View more info

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The Golden Ass (Penguin Classics)

By: "Apuleius,"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140435900

ISBN: 0140435905

Condition: GOOD

Lucius, a young man whose fascination with witchcraft leads him to believe he can be transformed into a bird, instead becomes a donkey. Whirled off by robbers, he embarks on a series of adventures and misadventures. Confronted eventually with the prospect of a stage performance where he is supposed to demonstrate his sexual prowess with a woman, he is overwhelmed by a religious vision and is finally initiated into the cult of the goddess Isis. It has been long disputed whether Apuleius meant this last-minute conversion seriously or as a final comic surprise and the challenge of interpretati... View more info

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Aristotle and Xenophon on Democracy and Oligarchy

By: "Aristotle, Xenophon the Orator, Xenophon, The Oxyrhynchus Historian"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of California Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780520029095

ISBN: 0520029097

Condition: GOOD

Three treatises survive from classical Greece under the loose title "Politeiai" (Constitutions) which are unique in character and indispensable to any student of the period. The longest and most important is Aristotle's "Constitution of Athens" which is both a history of Athenian constitutional development and a survey of the constitutional machinery of Aristotle's own day.The second, by Xenophon, is an account of the Spartan social and educational system, and the third, also attributed to Xenophon, "The Constitution of the Athenians, " though probably by an earlier author, is the first ex... View more info

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Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry

By: "Arp, Thomas R.,Johnson, Greg"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cengage Learning:

Edition: 13

Seller ID: 9781428289703

ISBN: 1428289704

Condition: GOOD

A best-selling introduction to poetry for more than fifty years, PERRINE'S SOUND AND SENSE: AN INTRODUCTION TO POETRY succinctly covers the basics of poetry with detailed chapters on the elements of poetry, unique chapters on evaluating poetry, exemplary selections, and exercises and study questions that invite students into careful study. Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson have assiduously continued the Perrine tradition over several recent editions. Every chapter introduction in this compact and concise anthology bears the mark of Laurence Perrine's crisp, clean, and descriptive prose, and every... View more info

le theatre et son double

By: "Artaud, Antonin"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: France, idees nfr #114: 1970

Seller ID: 5-9P008

Condition: GOOD -

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean and square. Underlining or highlighting throughout. Slight shelfwear to cover edges. Light crease on bottom corner of front cover. Owner's name and address on first free page. Text in French. ""Ce volume a eu une influence profonde et décisive sur l'evolution du theatre contemporain. Antonin artaud (1896-1948) critique l'envahissement du theatre par la psychologie et plaide pour un drame metaphysique que s'inspire de la grande tradition de l'Antiquite du Moyen Age et du theatre de l'Extreme-Orient.""" View more info

"Four Poets, Four Voices"

By: "Artuso, EMC, Thompson, Johnson"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Needham, MA", Wild Goose Press: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 82H004

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for curled corner. Work of 4 members of the Wild Goose Poets: Tony Arturo's include a group of poems centered on history and the Civil War; EMC's poems have a ""humanistic, accessible focus"", Elizabeth Bertlett Thompson's have been read in libraries and cafes in the Greater Boston area; Robert K. Johnson, in addition to poetry, is the author of books on Neil Simon and Francis Ford Coppola. 58 pages, 9x6""." View more info

"April Galleons (Poets, Penguin)"

By: "Ashbery, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140586039

ISBN: 0140586032

Condition: GOOD

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Enough is Enough - A Comedy in One Act

By: "Asseng, Protais (Alex Gross, trans.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Ubu Repertory Theater Publications #13:

Seller ID: 6-6T003

ISBN: 0913745170

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Can a man become pregnant?…A delightful, absurdist comedy with political implications."" 60 pages. Translated from the French." View more info

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St. Augustine Confessions (Oxford World's Classics)

By: "Augustine, Saint"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780192833723

ISBN: 0192833723

Condition: GOOD

In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his Confessions is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan, his struggle against the domination of his sexual nature, his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage, and the recovery of the faith his mother Monica had taught him during his childhood. Now, Henry C... View more info

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Sense and Sensibility (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486290492

ISBN: 0486290492

Condition: GOOD

When two sisters appear to be deserted by the young men they had intended to marry, the stage is set for a delicious comedy of manners that not only showcases Austen's perception, humor and incomparable prose, but offers a splendid glimpse of upper and middle-class English society of the early 19th century. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Bantam Classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $2.45

Publisher: Bantam Classics:

Seller ID: 9780553213102

ISBN: 0553213105

Condition: GOOD

For over 150 years, Pride And Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen herself called this brilliant work her "own darling child." Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-loved and most enduring classics in English literature. Excitement fizzes through the Bennet household at Longbourn in Hertfordshire when young, eligible Mr. Charles Bingley rents the fine house nearby. He may have sisters, but he also has male friends, and one of these--the haughty, and even wealthier, Mr. Fi... View more info