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The First and the Last

By: Berlin, Isaiah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York Review of Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06783


A combination of Berlin's first surviving story, written when he was 12, "The Purpose Justifies the Way" and his last essay, "My Intellectual Path," written less than two years before he died at age 88. Introduction by Henry Hardy. Includes memorial tributes by Noel Annan, Stuart Hampshire, Avishai Margalit, Bernard Williams, Aileen Kelly. A nice, clean copy View more info

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The Anatomy of Literary Studies: An Introduction to the Study of English Literature

By: Boulton, Marjorie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06937


197 pages, with Notes. Also includes a furter reading section titled Some Useful Books. For the student embarking on a specialist course in English or anyone interested in the study of English literature. View more info

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The Shimmering Maya and Other Essays

By: Brosman, Catharine Savage

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07724


Light rub to jacket. 149 pages. View more info

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Two Essays: Lord MacAulay & John Brown of Harpers Ferry

By: Harris, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The American Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06784


Light shelf wear. Jacket rubbed, slightly chipped, and a bit of sticker remanants on the fornt cover. 92 pages with Biobliography. View more info

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The Ghost on the Ramparts, and Other Essays in the Humanities

By: Heilman, Robert Bechtold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06168


Couple of tiny edge tears to the jacket's rear panel. 179 pages with Index. Fourteen essays on the teaching of English and the profession of the humanities. View more info

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Vistas and Vectors: Essays Honoring the Memory of Helmut Rehder

By: Jennings, Lee B. and George Schulz-Behrend

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Department of Germanic Languages, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05910


Red cloth with paper labels to spine and front cover. Essays on the influential scholar and professor of German literature who taught at the University of Missouri in Columbia, the University of Wisconsin in Madison, the University of Illinois in Urbana, and the University of Texas in Austin. 214 pages, including a bibliography of Helmut Rehder. View more info

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Half a Truth Is Better Than None: Some Unsystematic Conjectures About Art, Disorder, and American Experience

By: Kouwenhoven, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04332


248 pages, with Index. Illustrated with photo reproductions and drawings. A collection of essays about how truth is conveyed and distorted through words, translations, design, architecture, technology, and art. View more info

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Everybody's Lamb, Being a Selection from the Essays of Elia, the L:etters, and the Miscellaneous Prose

By: Lamb, Charles; Edited by A.C. Ward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1933

Seller ID: 07211


Minor shelf wear, several small spots to the bottom edge, and wear to the top edge. Interior clean. 554 pages with Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Tokefield Papers Old and New: A Collection of Familiar Essays by Frank Swinnerton

By: Swinnerton, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1949

Seller ID: 06007


Shelf wear and the cloth is worn through on the top edge in a few places. Small moisture stain to top edge near spine. Jacket edge-worn and chipped, protect in a Mylar cover. 215 pages. View more info