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Don't Tell the Grown-Ups: Subversive Children's Literature

By: Alison Lurie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Company: 1990

Seller ID: 020637

ISBN: 0316537225

Condition: Very Good


Orangey brown hardcover with red quarter binding. Little Brown embossed imprint on centre front. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Immaculate. Red dust jacket with illustration of a girl and boy, a dog and cat, and a few books. In great shape, save for a long vertical crease on inside flap. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Book... View more info

Jean Rhys (Literature & Life)

By: Arnold E. Davidson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ungar Pub Co: 1985

Seller ID: 020553

ISBN: 0804421439

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth hardcover in fabulous condition. Perfectly clean. Unbumped! Text is in equally excellent condition. Goodness! The dust jacket looks fantastic, too. It is orange with paler orange diagonal stripes set into a thin black frame. White shadow letter title. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed ... View more info

Continuance and Change: The Contemporary British Novel Sequence (A Chicago Classic)

By: Associate Professor Robert K. Morris Ph.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 020650

ISBN: 0809305445

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth cover that is beautifully clean, unbumped. Ffep has small previous owner's name in ink on upper right corner. Clipped black and yellow dust jacket with white lettering. Scuffed a bit. Chipped with a wee tear along upper edge of jacket. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees o... View more info

The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (Oxford Companions)

By: Benson, E. And Toye, W. (editors)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 020981

ISBN: 0195411676

Condition: Very Good-


Navy blue cover on this book. Inside cover at the bottom has a 1cm tear. Corners are great, top and bottom of spine are only lightly bumped. Text is very clean. Corner of foredge, bottom, is a litlle dark from handling. Cover of dust jacket has an illustration by Philip Surrey, The French Novel, 1944. Unclipped jacket with very dark brown background, hunter green details. Some very minor scuffing. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a pictu... View more info

Thematics: New Approaches (SUNY series, The Margins of Literature)

By: Bremond, Landy and Pavel (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1994

Edition: 1 By Number Line

Seller ID: 020597

ISBN: 0791421686

Condition: Good


Purple and brown marbled effect cover with orange lettering. Creased along spine, diagonally from right side to bottom and upper right corner.. Back cover, white, has McMaster book store stamp at the bottom. Green 'from the library of' stamp on half title page. A very few instances of underling in the first selection. Ink underling is a little more frequent in the 2nd selection. The rest of the text is clean. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually ... View more info

The Fall: A Matter of Guilt (Twayne's Masterwork Studies)

By: Brian T. Fitch

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 020649

ISBN: 0805744525

Condition: Very Good-


Pale brown background with what looks like japanese paper inset, black header and footer. Fancy cursive titles. Red price sticker in upper right corner. Unbumped, unscuffed: lovely. Text is immaculate. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time! View more info

Literature in New England

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Garden City Park, New York, U.S.A., Garden City Publishing: 1943

Seller ID: 020579

ISBN: n

Condition: Very Good


The Flowering of New England, 1815-1865 New England Indian Summer 1865-1915 Burgundy cloth cover with gold gilt book, branch, church tower imprint middle front. Spine has black text box in the middle with gold gilt lettering. Text is immaculate. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the t... View more info

Baudelaire: Selected Writings on Art and Artists

By: Charles Baudelaire

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cambridge University press: 1981

Seller ID: 020963

ISBN: 052128287x

Condition: Good+


Peach cover what has faded along the spine side. Oval black and white portrait of Baudelaire on bottom of cover. Black border. Text is immaculate. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf at a time. View more info

Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam

By: Christian G. Appy

Price: $26.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1993

Edition: 8 By Number Line

Seller ID: 021026

ISBN: 0807843911

Condition: Very Good


Grey background , red title running vertically along left edge. Cover photograph by PFC Richard Durrance/US Army special photo detachment. Lovely condition inside and out. The most minor wear at the bottom right corner. Some minor scuffing. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one lea... View more info

The Teach Yourself History of English Literature ; The Victorian Age 1830-1880

By: Compton-Rickett, Arthur

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, English Universities Press Ltd.: 1950

Seller ID: 020552

ISBN: n

Condition: Very Good-


Volume 5 Only. This is based on the work of the author, but edited by Peter Westland. Navy blue cover with Silver gilt lettering on the spine. Top and bottom of spine are bumped. Endpages are grey with a city skyline repetitive design and a Proverb. Lovely condition. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are commit... View more info

A Johnson Sampler

By: Curwen, Henry Darcy

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1963

Seller ID: 020546

ISBN: n

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth boards with navy blue cursive writing down the spine. A little tear on upper left side. Text is beautifully clean. Dust jacket is greyish purple. Small photo of a bust of Mr Johnson near upper right. Small tear in jacket that corresponds with tear on cover. Dust jacket is clipped. Jacket is worn around edges and has tear at top and bottom of spine. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used b... View more info

Only Connect, Readings on Children's Literature

By: Egoff. Stubbs, and Ashley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 020549

ISBN: n

Condition: Good


White cover has an illustration of two children riding and reading on the back of a mermaid. The mermaid has wings. Green title, balck subtitle. Remenants of sticker near upper right corner. Back of cover is turquoise and is somewhat scuffed. Text is in marvelous condition. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are c... View more info

Reading I've Liked

By: Fadiman, Clifton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1941

Seller ID: 020522

ISBN: n

Condition: Good-


Blue background on front cover. Spine has faded to grey. Back cover white. Front cover has white text box with title and olive branch design and black text box with author. Creasing and much evidence of reading around edges. That being said, text is immaculate. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to s... View more info

The Antic Muse American Writers in Parody

By: Falk, Robert P (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press Inc.: 1955

Seller ID: 020532

ISBN: n

Condition: Good+


'a collection of parody, satire and literary burlesque of american writers past and present' Front cover is red on the upper half, white on the lower. Lower has an abstract purple, red and black design as well. Spine has darkened with age, as has foredge. some scuffing. Wear is most evidient at top and bottom of spine. Text is in lovely condition. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing... View more info

The Satarist

By: Feinberg, Leonard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 1965

Edition: Ist Paperbound Edition

Seller ID: 020519

ISBN: n

Condition: Good


White background on front cover with black and white illustation of a pen nib adorned with a jester thuming his nose. Turquoise and purple title. Purple spine, turquoise back cover. Scuffing evident on back. Spine and left edge of front have residue of some sort in places. Text is immaculate. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fin... View more info

The Prison-House of Language: A Critical Account of Structuralism and Russian Formalism

By: Fredric Jameson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 020621

ISBN: 0691013160

Condition: Very Good


Back middle of cover has price sticker. Front cover looks kind of like a watermelon rind! Both text and cover are in immaculate condition! Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf at a time. View more info

Letters to Roger Blin

By: Genet, Jean

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 020797

ISBN: n

Condition: Very Good-


Interesting paperback with black background, blue and green photographs of Mr Genet and Mr Blin, white title and yellow author. Bottom right corner has small price sticker from Brock University. Some very minor scuffing. Foredge has a bit of a curve last few pages. Text is pristine, with many black and white photographs scattered throughout. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. ... View more info

Literary Criticism: Plato to Dryden

By: Gilbert, Allan H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wayne State University: 1962

Seller ID: 020529

ISBN: n

Condition: Very Good-


Sketched turquoise bricks with black shading , and white and black shadow letters for Plato to Dryden. White header with black Literary Criticism title. White spine and rear cover. Front upper right has black marker covering previous price? Half title page has name of previous owner in ink on upper right. Table of contents has a few ink checkmarks and the first 23 pages have a couple of underlining occurences. Otherwise in very good condition. Any picture found bes... View more info

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

By: Hart, James D.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 020749

ISBN: 0195039823

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards in lovely condtiion with gold gilt lettering on spine. Ever so slightly bumped at top and bottom of spine. Top foredge has a hint of a stain. Hunter green dust jacket with very fine lighter green frame, red ornate footer and header around yellow title. Dust jacket is clipped. Scuffed. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley... View more info

The Race of Time: Three Lectures on Renaissance Historiography (Alexander Lectures)

By: Hershel Baker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2016

Seller ID: 020675

ISBN: 0802061303

Condition: Good-


Front cover is red with an ornate black pattern on the borrom 2/3 and a white title. Previous price sticker on upper right corner. Small bite out of cover near bottom right corner. Many small creases radiating out from this bite. Scuffed, particularly along edges. Upper right corner has some spidery brown staining. Text is in lovely condition. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing s... View more info