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THE SIGNS READER: WOMEN, GENDER & SCHOLARSHIP

By: Abel, Elizabeth and Emily K.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chicago IL, University of Chicago Press: 1983

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 01900

ISBN: 0226000753

Condition: VG, wear to covers, some pencil underlining throughout


Some lovely essays here, including Adrienne Rich's `Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence,' Elaine Pagels' What Became of God the Mother,' and Catharine A. MacKinnon's `Feminism, Marxism. Method, and the State.' View more info

THE MAN BEHIND THE BOOK

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01415

ISBN: 0395827485

Condition: NF/F, remainder mark (red star) on bottom edge


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SECONDARY WORLDS

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 00551

Condition: VG+/VG, crude 1 1/2 in high red `H' written on fep, dust jacket slightly soiled and beginning to show edgewear


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IT ALL ADDS UP: FROM THE DIM PAST TO THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01154

ISBN: 0670853313

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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THE SIBLING SOCIETY

By: Bly, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Reading MA, Addison-Wesley: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02795

ISBN: 0-201-40646-2

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, slightest edgewear; bottom of spine bumped; modern deckled edges


A tour de force by one of America’s pre-eminent poets and philosophers View more info

CUBA IN REVOLUTION

By: Bonachea, Rolando E., Comp.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Anchor / Doubleday: [1972]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02750

ISBN: 0-385-09124-9

Condition: About Very Good in wrappers; some spotting and creasing on wraps; previous owner’s name on half title page


A collection of essays on the Cuban revolution including contributions by Richard Fagen of Stanford, Luis Aguilar of Georgetown and the poet Herberto Padilla View more info

THE VOCATION OF A TEACHER: RHETORICAL OCCASIONS, 1967-1988

By: Booth, Wayne

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, University Of Chicago Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02872

ISBN: 0-226-06581-2

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; slight edgewear


A collection of essays and speeches by a noted professor of English View more info

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SUSIE BRIGHT'S SEXUAL STATE OF THE UNION

By: Bright, Susie

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00450

ISBN: 0684800233

Condition: F/NF, some rubbing to dust jacket


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SEXWISE

By: Bright, Susie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh PA, Cleis Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00451

ISBN: 1573440027

Condition: NF


America's favorite x-rated intellectual does Dan Quayle, Catherine MacKinnon, Stephen King, Camille Paglia, Nicholson Baker, Madonna, the Black Panthers and the GOP View more info

A QUEER GEOGRAPHY: JOURNEYS TOWARD A SEXUAL SELF

By: Browning, Frank

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01474

ISBN: 0517598574

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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MONTHY REVIEW: AN INDEPENDENT SOCIALIST MAGAZINE --- CULTURES OF THE U.S. LEFT (jULY-AUGUST 2002; VOLUME 54, NO.3)

By: Buhle, Paul M.; editor

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Monthly Review Foundation: 2002

Seller ID: 04124

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers


Includes 8 pages in color of Mike Alewitz Agitprop murals. View more info

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THE NATURE OF THE JUDICIAL PROCESS (THE STORRS LECTURES SERIES)

By: Cardozo, Benjamin N.

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New Haven CT, Yale University Press: 1971

Edition: 31st Printing

Seller ID: 03984

ISBN: 0300000332

Condition: Very Good in wrappers;mild wear, slight staining on rear wrap; remains of a small sticker on front wrap, half-price stamp on half-title page


An examination of a judge's role by the legendary jurist View more info

THE WORLD OF HERB CAEN: SAN FRANCISCO 1938-1997

By: Conrad, Barnaby, ed.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: (1997)

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02174

ISBN: 0811818594

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, edgewear and remainder mark on bottom edge


Columns, pix and more including much by his long-time assistant Carole Vernier View more info

TIME FLIES

By: Cosby, Bill

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Dolphin/Doubleday: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00843

ISBN: 0385240406

Condition: NF/NF


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THE RUFFIAN ON THE STAIR: REFLECTIONS ON DEATH

By: Dinnage, Rosemary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Viking Penguin: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00483

ISBN: 0670827630

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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ISADORA SPEAKS

By: Duncan, Isadora

Price: $8.99

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights Books: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 04361

ISBN: 0872861333

Condition: Very Good in wrappers


Speeches, essays and short writings of the famous dancer; edited and introduced by Franklin Rosemont; includes Note on Sources, bibliography and index; 151 pages. View more info

ESSENTIAL BIERCE: A SELECTION OF THE WRITINGS OF AMBROSE BIERCE (ESSENTIAL)

By: Dunlap, John R. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Clara and Berkeley CA, Santa Clara University / Heyday Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03257

ISBN: 1-59714-054-6

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; slight shelfwear


A collection of Bierce's pithy prose View more info

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SPIRIT OF PLACE: LETTERS AND ESSAYS ON TRAVEL

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Marlowe & Company: [1969]

Seller ID: 03611

ISBN: 1569247226

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; red star and bar and bottom edge; bottom corner turned up


Fantastic travel book! Durrell writes with insight and wit and warmth; I Ioved reading him on places I've been and he awakes my wanderlust to see the rest View more info

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MFS MODERN FICTION STUDIES: GENERAL ISSUE, VOLUME 51-1, SPRING 2005

By: Duvall, John N.; editor

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Baltimore MD, John Hopkins University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 04064

Condition: Very Good in edgeworn wrappers


Periodical containing scholarly essays on fiction. View more info

SERENDIPITIES:

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: [1998]

Edition: Number line has a 1 in it but begins with C

Seller ID: 02488

ISBN: 0-231-11134-7

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


What can one say about Umberto Eco? Open this book anywhere and there is plenty of food for thought View more info

DOMINION: CAN NATURE AND CULTURE CO-EXIST?

By: Eldredge, Niles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01381

ISBN: 0805029826

Condition: NF/F, a few small red dots on bottom edge


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EMERSON'S ESSAYS (FIRST SERIES)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1888

Edition: Edition not stated

Seller ID: 00273

Condition: VG/none, green cloth, top edge gold gilt, corners bumped, small stains on fore edge, edgewear particularly on spine


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TWO UNPUBLISHED ESSAYS: THE CHARACTER OF SOCRATES AND THE PRESENT STATE OF ETHICAL PHILOSOPHY

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $124.99

Publisher: Boston and New York, Lamson Wolffe & Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04461

Condition: Very Good in slightly chipped cloth dustjacket; red cloth ruled in gilt with gilt titles on upper board and spine; top edge gilt others uncut; morocco spine labels on dj badly chipped; two small dampstains to front board; spine ends and corners rubbed.


Two early essays from the 'Yankee Plato' written when he was 17 and 18; rare in the dust jacket. View more info

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IN DEFENSE OF HISTORY

By: Evans, Richard J.

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04392

ISBN: 0393046877

Condition: About Near Fine in dust jacket; one-inch spot at top of dj rear panel bleeding through to cloth.


Evans (modern history, Cambridge Univ.) addresses postmodernist proclamations that history is complacent, endangered, or dead. View more info

A WALK IN IRELAND: AN ANTHOLOGY OF WALKING LITERATURE

By: Fewer, Michael (Editor)

Price: $19.25

Publisher: Cork IRELAND, Atrium: [2001]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02614

ISBN: 0-9535353-2-0

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket, edgeworn; distributor's sticker on front inside dust jacket panel


A wonderful collection of peripatetic essays and stories about roaming old Eire; from Samuel Johnson in 1783 to Mike Harding in 1995. View more info

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LOS ANGELES IN FICTION: A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL ESSAYS

By: Fine, David M.; editor

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Albuquerque NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 04156

ISBN: 0826307604

Condition: About Very Good in somewhat battered wrappers; smudge on front edge of text block; text clean and unmarked


Includes index. View more info

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A BOOK OF MEN: VISIONS OF THE MALE EXPERIENCE

By: Firestone, Ross; editor

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Stonehill Publishing: [1978]

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 04567

ISBN: 0883730405

Condition: Very Good in somewhat worn wrappers; small stain in bottom corner of text block affecting the first 48 pages; text is clean and unmarked


Nice collection of snippets from over 100 famous men on Sons, Brothers, Lovers, Husbands and Fathers; 381 pages. View more info

JANET FLANNER'S WORLD: UNCOLLECTED WRITINGS, 1932-1975

By: Flanner, Janet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: [1979]

Edition: First Edition bug but no A in letter line

Seller ID: 02787

ISBN: 0-15-146154-6

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; slight soiling to corners in and edgeworn dust jacket


What is it about these New Yorker writers? Here’s Janet Flanders giving us Nazi occupied Germany and much more. View more info

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THE IRISH STORY: TELLING TALES AND MAKING IT UP IN IRELAND

By: Foster, R. F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press, USA: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03112

ISBN: 0-19-515902-0

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, some shelfwear


An historian takes an interesting look at the Irish story; this Yeats' biographer devotes a quartet of chapters to him and excoriates Frank McCourt and Gerry Adams in another; much fun View more info

A NEW TIME FOR MEXICO

By: Fuentes, Carlos

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01517

ISBN: 0374221707

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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