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LIVING WITH THE PAST

By: N/A

Price: $16.50  $14.03

Publisher: Great Books Foundation: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25344

ISBN: 188032377x

Condition: Near Fine


Great Books Foundation 50th Anniversary Series. Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 449 pages; 25344Vsh View more info

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The Pocket University, The Guide To Reading, Volume XXIII

By: Abbott, Lyman , Don Dickinson and Others

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company for Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1925

Seller ID: 31317

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Contents: books for study and reading; on books and reading; the guide to daily reading; general index of authors, and general index of titles. From the authors: in order to render [this series] more valuable we have recently incorporated in the twentyy-two volumes comprising the set, a series of 88 illustrations. The six illustrations in this volume will serve to give an idea of the expense involved in obtain reproductions of many famous subjects of literature. This boo... View more info

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How To Read A Book The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, Revised and Updated

By: Adler, Mortimer J. , and Charles Van Doren

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1972

Seller ID: 31458

ISBN: 0671212095

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 426 pages; 31458 View more info

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What Do I Read Next? A Reader's Guide to Current Genre Fiction

By: Barron, Neil, Et Al

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research: 1997

Seller ID: 13109

ISBN: 078760058X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Includes fantasy, western, romance, horror, mystery, and science fiction. Authors include mosley, clark, l'amour, piers anthony, anne mccaffrey, stephen king, anne rice, Clarke, Dailey, Roberts, barron, barton, ramsdell, stilwell. Was a library reference, usual ex-library markings. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 13109 View more info

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The Reader's Encyclopedia, 4-volume Set An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts

By: Benet, William Rose

Price: $38.00  $32.30

Publisher: Thomas Crowell: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27232

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Volume 1: A to D; volume 2: E to L; volume 3: M to R; volume 4: S to Z. In reading books, a word, name or place may not be known to the reader and can be looked up in this encyclopedic dictionary. You may be reading a book which refers to a Bicorne, Chrysale, or Hobinnol. Your dictionary is no help, but this Reader's Encyclopedia will tell you what you want to know. The poet Alfred deMusset's works are listed here, as is Conal Holmes O'Connell O'Riordan's (Irish novelist... View more info

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Better Reading One: Factual Prose Introduction to Explanatory and Persuasive Writing

By: Blair, Walter and John C. Gerber

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Scott, Foresman & Company: 1966

Edition: 5th Edition; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 27196

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth covers with the sub-title in gilt above the title on front board. The purpose of this book is to help the student develop skill in careful, accurate, and evaluative reading and to establish an understanding of the techniques of writing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 504 pages; 27196 View more info

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Giants And Dwarfs

By: Bloom, Allan David

Price: $32.00  $27.20

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23659

ISBN: 0671707779

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Author of "The Closing of the American Mind", has written a far-ranging volume of essays on teachers, books, and education ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 400 pages; 23659ref View more info

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How To Read And Why

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 27045

ISBN: 0684859068

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Probing discussions of thee works of beloved writers such as William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway ... Charles Dickens and William Faulkner and others highlight the varied challenges and delights found in short stories, poems, novels, and plays. Bloom not only provides illuminating guidance on how to read a text but also illustrates what such reading can bring -- aesthetic pleasure, increased individuality and self-knowledge. , and the lifetime companionship of the most ... View more info

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Out Of The Best Books: An Anthology Of Literature Volume 1: the Individual and Human Values

By: Clark, Bruce B. , and Robert K. Thomas

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book Company: 1964

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 3199

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Edgeworn DJ, previous owner's name. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 485 pages; 3199 View more info

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Cody's Books: The Life And Times Of A Berkeley Bookstore, 1956-1977

By: Cody, Pat & Fred

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12314

ISBN: 0811801403

Condition: Very Good+


Self-wraps. Through letters and other writings, Fred and Pat Cody chronicled the joys, frustrations, and insights of their twenty-one years as booksellers, careers that ended when they sold the store in 1977. Fred Cody died in 1983. Pat Cody has woven these letters into a moving and inspirational account of a place and a time--and of two people with irrepressible and unforgettable spirit. Quote from him on rear wrapper panel: "I am a bookseller--the owner and operato... View more info

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Required Reading Why Our American Classics Matter Now

By: Delbanco, Andrew

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23567

ISBN: 0374230072

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Illustrates why our classic American writers remain indispensable, even in an age of uncertainty over what our common heritage is. A work of gratitude and urgency, for the world is better for these books having been written, and it is the responsibility of the critic to incite others to them. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 225 pages; 23567 View more info

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The New York Public Library's Books Of The Century

By: Diefendorf, Elizabeth & Diana Bryan

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press, USA: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26854

ISBN: 0195108973

Condition: Near Fine


This volume takes readers on a literary tour of an exhilarating collection of over 150 important works by some of the greatest writers of our times, such as Ulysses (1922) by James Joyce; The Souls of Black Folk (1903) by W. E. B. DuBois; The Age of Innocence (1920) by Edith Wharton; Lolita (1955) by Vladimir Nabokov. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 229 pages; 26854 View more info

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Living By Fiction

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $9.75  $8.29

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1988

Seller ID: 23568

ISBN: 0060915447

Condition: Very Good+


Pages tanning, tiny crease bottom front corner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 23568 View more info

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Longer Flight A Family Grows Up with Books

By: Duff, Annis

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Viking Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30780

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Her first book introduced parents to the literary heritage of sharing with a young family the pleasures to be found in books. This book describes the continuation of happy companionship in exploring the delights of reading and its allied pleasures. A mother who loves books with intelligence and feeling, has brought to her own children this same appreciation for reading and its ramifications--learning, thinking, talking, looking, listening. Book is tight. Red DJ chipped a... View more info

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Improve Your Reading Ron Fry's How to Study Program

By: Fry, Ronald W.

Price: $9.95  $8.46

Publisher: Career Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 28274

ISBN: 1564142329

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages; 28274 View more info

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Bookmen's Holiday, Notes And Studies Written And Gathered In Tribute To Harry Miller Lydenberg

By: Fulton, Deoch (Ed. ) , Harry Miller Lydenberg

Price: $55.00  $46.75

Publisher: NY, The New York Public Library: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18296

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1000 copies printed. 12 illustrations, bibliography of Mr. Lydenberg's books and other separately printed items written, translated or edited. Maroon vellum, spine faded. Corners bumped. Edgewear at extremities, spot on front board. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [xiii]573 pages; 18296 View more info

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The Book Book: A Compendium Of Lists, Quizzes, & Trivia About Books

By: Gilbar, Steven

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Bell Publishing Company: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11504

ISBN: 0517467836

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


A fascinating compendium of literary lore, it delights the imagination and provides useful information at the same time. Also included are: literary firsts (the first book registered for copyright, the first book printed at sea) ; superlatives (the oldest, the longest, the shortest, the oddest) ; a literary lexicon (do you know what bibliobibuli* are? *According to H. L. Mencken, people who read too much and are constantly drunk on books. The word did not make it into th... View more info

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Reading In Bed

By: Gilbar, Steven

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine: 1995

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 13593

ISBN: 1567920357

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Essays by Hazlitt, Emerson, Thoreau, Ruskin, Higginson, Stevenson, Proust, Hesse, Miller, Bowen, Nabokov, Fadiman, Greene, Davies, Calvino, Fowles, Brodkey, Elkin, Epstein, Schwartz, Birkert. Bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; 13593 View more info

Used And Rare

By: Goldstone, Lawrence & Nancy

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 28561

ISBN: 0312187688

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages; 28561 View more info

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Slightly Chipped* *Footnotes in Booklore

By: Goldstone, Lawrence & Nancy

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28560

ISBN: 0312205872

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


"A sort of Year in Provence for book lovers". More than a sequel, this book is a companion piece for "Used and Rare", also by the Goldstones. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages; 28560 View more info