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A History of Story-Telling - Studies in the Development of Narrative

By: Ransome, Arthur

Price: $171.00

Publisher: T C & E C Jack, London, 1909

Edition: First Edition


318 pages (complete). True first edition of this first collection of Ransome's series on the art of Story-telling. As published, A History of Story-telling contains Ransome?s introductions to The World?s Story-tellers, less those for Hoffmann, Flaubert, Daudet and Coppee: the latter three because those titles were not published until 1910. This copy has been much owned but is yet placid and comforting. The boards are scruffy, worn, scuffed, marked from storage and ha... View more info

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Aspects of Kipling's Art

By: Bodelsen, C A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Manchester University Press, 1964

Edition: First Edition


169 pages (complete). A neat, assured copy. The dustjacket has some light marking. It is otherwise, neat, tidy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean, clear, confident and competent. fk View more info

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Conrad: Nostromo (Studies in English literature, no. 40)

By: McLauchlan, Juliet

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1969

Edition: First Edition


80 pages (complete). A confident book. The dustjacket is scruffy with scuffing, marks and wear. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are placid and healthy. Within, the contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, more than competent. fk View more info

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Edgar Allan Poe : His Life, Letters, and Opinions (Minerva Library of Famous Books)

By: Ingram,John H.

Price: $32.30

Publisher: Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co., 1891


490 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The boards and contents are much worn and marked. They are benign and passive. There are previous owner signatures. The pages are amiable, clear, certain, comfortable. fk View more info

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George Meredith : A Study

By: Lynch, Hannah

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Methuen & Co., London, 1891

Edition: First Edition


170 pages (complete). A benign copy. The covers are marked, worn and scuffed. They are secure and sure. Within, there are very occasional annotations. Otherwise, the pages are very clean, clear, diligent, careful and confident. fk View more info

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Hours with the Immortals : A series of popular sketches and appreciations of distinguished foreign poets

By: Downes, Robert P

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Charles H Kelly, London, 1906


307 pages (complete). A placidly aging copy. The covers and spine have much wear and storage marks all about. Despite the wear to the spine seams the book is secure and comfortable. Within, the frontispage is loose - it is included. The pages are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, assured, neat, expectant. fk View more info

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Orde en Chaos : 'n studie oor Germanicus en die tragedies van Shakespeare

By: Brink, André P

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Nasionale Boekhandel Bpk, 1962

Edition: First Edition


151 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Ex-library (Pearson High School Library / Pearson Hoërskool Biblioteek) copy with consequent residue, debris, labels, stamps, annotations, wear, usage, marks. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The boards have some shelving wear and marks. They are secure and sure. The contents pages are placid. They have evidence of assiduous use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, competent. fk View more info