Category: ESSAYS


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Four Portraits and One Subject: Bernard DeVoto. The Historian by Catherine Drinker Bowen. The Writer by Edith R. Mirrielees, The Citizen by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The Personality by Wallace Stegner.

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27571

Condition: Very good condition in fair d.j.

206 p., frontis. With a bibliography of {DeVoto's] writings prepared by Julius P. Barclay with the collaboration of Elaine Helmer Parnie. [Also a short introduction by Wallace Stegner]. View more info

Atlantic classics. First series

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Atlantic Monthly Press: c1918

Edition: 10th printing

Seller ID: 33130

Condition: Very good condition

278p. Essays reprinted from the Atlantic monthly. Contents: Fiddlers errant, by R.H. Schauffler.--Turtle eggs for Agassiz, by D.L. Sharp.--A father to his freshman son, by E.S. Martin.--Intensive living, by Cornelia A.P. Comer.--Reminiscence with postscript, by O. Wister.--The other side, by Margaret Sherwood.--On authors, by Margaret P. Montague.--The provincial American, by M. Nicholson.--Our Lady Poverty, by Agnes Repplier.--Entertaining the candidate, by Katharine Baker.--The street, by S. Strunsky.--Fashions in men, by Katherine F. Gerould.--A confession in prose, by W.P. Eaton.--In the c... View more info

The Fruitful Branch, Twenty-one Brookline Authors on Literature, Libraries, Life

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Brookline, Mass., Brookline Library Foundation: c2002

Seller ID: 33202

Condition: Very good condition

134p. View more info

'Tis Sixty-five Years Since" Address of Charles Francis Adams, Founder's Day ... University of South Carolina

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1913

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2315

Condition: Very good condition

66 p. View more info

A Henry Adams reader, edited and with an introd. by Elizabeth Stevenson

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 41503

Condition: Very good condition in fair d.j.

392 p. 22 cm. View more info

Sir Roger de Coverley papers from the Spectator, [selected by Arthur Symons]

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: c1925

Seller ID: 44856

Condition: Very good condition, some pencilled underling and marginalia

186p. Edited with introduction and notes by Mary E. Litchfield View more info

James Agee, selected journalism. Edited, with an introduction, by Paul Ashdown

By: Agee, James

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: c1985

Seller ID: 29232

ISBN: 087049466X

Condition: Very good condition in good d.j.

183pp. 23 cm. View more info

Ponkapog Papers

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Co.: 1903

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1007

Condition: Very good condition

195p. BAL 393 View more info

The Fire in the Birdbath and Other Disturbances

By: Allen, William

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: c1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27129

ISBN: 0393022498

Condition: Very good condition in fair d.j.

184 p. View more info

Side Effects

By: Allen, Woody

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: c1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 35436

ISBN: 0394511042

Condition: Very good condition in good d.j.

149p. View more info

The Proper Bostonians

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: 38115

Condition: Very good condition

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The bases of artistic creation; essays by Maxwell Anderson, Rhys Carpenter [and] Roy Harris. Rutgers University. Publications of the one hundred seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, no. 1

By: Anderson, Maxwell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Octagon Books: 1969

Seller ID: 26947

Condition: Very good condition

70 p. 24 cm. Contents: The basis of artistic creation in literature, by M. Anderson.--The basis of artistic creation in music, by R. Harris.--The basis of artistic creation in the fine arts, by R. Carpenter.--Commentaries, by J. Sloane and O. Thompson. View more info

Literary Romanticism in America

By: Andrews, William L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State Univer. Press: c1981

Seller ID: 014352

Condition: Good condition; upper rt. corner bent in fair d.j.

136 p. View more info

Wouldn't take nothing for my journey now

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 35528

ISBN: 0679427430

Condition: Very good condition in very good d.j.

141pp. 21 cm. View more info

Discourses in America

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1885

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2352

Condition: Very good binding worn

207 p. View more info

Essays Literary & Critical

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: [1928]

Seller ID: 28797

Condition: Ex-Library in VG condition; orange cloth & gilt spine decorations

380 p. Everyman's Library No. 115 (Essays). From library of St. Aidan Catholic Church, Brookline, MA, former parish of the Kennedy family. View more info

Selections from the prose writings of Matthew Arnold

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1926

Edition: c1987

Seller ID: 41511

Condition: Very good condition, spine darkened & spine ends lighly worn

xci, 348 p. 18 cm. View more info

Playing After Dark

By: Ascher, Barbara Lazear

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005911

Condition: Very good condition in good d.j.

147p. Inscribed by the author View more info

The essays or counsels, civil and moral

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Peter Pauper: 1963

Seller ID: 41535

Condition: Very good condition

228 pages "Reprinted from the Deluxe artists' editions of the Peter Pauper Press." View more info

The Essays; or, Counsels Civill & Morall

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: c1944

Seller ID: 37828

Condition: Very good condition

190p. View more info