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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 dispute... 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 th... View more info

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The Doctor's Wife (Japan's Women Writers)

By: "Ariyoshi, Sawako"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Kodansha America:

Seller ID: 9780870114656

ISBN: 0870114654

Condition: GOOD


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The River Ki (Japan's Women Writers)

By: "Ariyoshi, Sawako"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kodansha America:

Seller ID: 9780870115141

ISBN: 0870115146

Condition: GOOD


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le theatre et son double

By: "Artaud, Antonin"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: France, 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 d... View more info

"Four Poets, Four Voices"

By: "Artuso, EMC, Thompson, Johnson"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Needham, MA", 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

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

Mansfield Park (Signet classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $0.75

Publisher: Signet Classics:

Seller ID: 9780451517524

ISBN: 0451517520

Condition: acceptable


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Sense and Sensibility: Movie Tie In Edition

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451187901

ISBN: 0451187903

Condition: GOOD


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Emma

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Borders:

Seller ID: 9781587264061

ISBN: 1587264064

Condition: GOOD


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Emma (Oxford World's Classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Seller ID: 9780192802378

ISBN: 0192802372

Condition: GOOD


Emma Woodhouse is the lovely, lively, willful, and fallible heroine of Jane Austen's fourth published novel. Confident that she knows best, Emma schemes to find a suitable husband for her pliant friend Harriet, only to discover that she understands the feelings of others as little as she does her own heart. As Emma puzzles and blunders her way through the mysteries of her social world, Austen evokes for her readers a cast of unforgettable characters and a detailed portra... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780141439518

ISBN: 0141439513

Condition: GOOD


Listen to audio presented by Literary Affairs: "Pride and Prejudice." View our feature on Jane Austen. Few have failed to be charmed by the witty and independent spirit of Elizabeth Bennet. Her early determination to dislike Mr. Darcy is a prejudice only matched by the folly of his arrogant pride. Their first impressions give way to true feelings in a comedy profoundly concerned with happiness and how it might be achieved. @FirstThoughtBestThought Usually ... View more info

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Emma: An Authoritative Text Backgrounds Reviews and Criticism (A Norton Critical Edition)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $7.85

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780393960143

ISBN: 0393960145

Condition: GOOD


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Disappearances: Selected Poems

By: "Auster, Paul"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Woodstock, NY", 1988

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7NT068

ISBN: 0879513411

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, faint age soil to exterior, a few smudges in interior, slight curl. ""The first major selection of Paul Auster's poetry to be published in one volume...disturbing, eloquent, and utterly unique...""" View more info

The Home The Star Shone On: A Christmas Drama in One Act

By: "Averill, Esther"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", 1937

Seller ID: 68T019

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed, clean for age. Pencil notes in margins. 32 page, staple bound. Script, 12 characters, directions for music, costume, sets, props. Centers on the birth of Christ." View more info

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The Underdogs: Pictures and Scenes from the Present Revolution: a Translation of Mariano Azuela's Los De Abajo With Related Texts

By: "Azuela, Mariano"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 9780872208346

ISBN: 0872208346

Condition: GOOD


Mariano Azuela, the first of the "novelists of the Revolution," was born in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico, in 1873. He studied medicine in Guadalajara and returned to Lagos in 1909, where he began the practice of his profession. He began his writing career early; in 1896 he published Impressions of a Student in a weekly of Mexico City. This was followed by numerous sketches and short stories, and in 1911 by his first novel, Andres Perez, maderista. Like most of the yo... View more info

Family

By: "Ba, Jin, Pa, Chin"

Price: $3.70

Publisher: Cheng & Tsui:

Seller ID: 9780917056406

ISBN: 091705640X

Condition: GOOD


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Eugenie Grandet

By: "Balzac (Pierre Citron, Chronologie et preface)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1964

Seller ID: 10P030

ISBN: 2080700030

Condition: FINE


As new - gift quality! Text in French. View more info

Splendeurs et miseres des courtisanes

By: "Balzac, Honore de (Pierre Barberis, Preface et notes)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1973

Seller ID: 6-5T009

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for reading crease on spine, light corner bump and slight age tanning of pages. Text in French. 699 pages including Vie, Notice, Preface de l'edition de 1844, Notes, Bibliographique. ""Il faisait un clair de lune si magnifique qu'on aurait pu tout lire, meme un journal du soir.""" View more info