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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 Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time! 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 to saving the trees one leaf at the time! 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 one leaf at the time! View more info

Off Center

By: Barbara G. Harrison

Price: $25.61

Publisher: Playboy Mass Market Paperbacks: 1981

Seller ID: 021312

ISBN: 0872168700

Condition: Very Good


White paperback with black lettering on both front and back. Back has a very small Tear on the ;eft side about half way up. Text is in lovely, clean condtion. 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

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 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. ar... View more info

A Celebration of Ben Jonson (Heritage)

By: Blisset, Patrick and Van Fossen (editors)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2014

Seller ID: 021220

ISBN: 0802062849

Condition: Very Good-


White soft cover with black lettering, and a very ornate scroll design in blue running horizontally above and below the title. The back cover describes the contents of the book. Front cover has 3 tiny brown stains. Only slightly scuffed. 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

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 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

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

Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation (Art Criticism and Theory)

By: Brian Wallis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: David R Godine: 1992

Seller ID: 021485

ISBN: 0879236329

Condition: Good+


Foreward by Marcia Tucker. Black background on this soft cover book, with a half circle housing a photograph of a table lamp about 2/3 down the left side, with 2 turquoise rays leading out from it. The dark yellow title is on the uppermost of these rays. A line of red dots completes the design. Along the right side is a list of the contributors. The edges are lightly worn; more so along the spine. The previous owner's name is stamped on the inside cover. The text itself is very clean. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo use... 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 trees one leaf at the time! 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 leaf at a time. View more info

The Principles of Art

By: Collingwood, R. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1945

Seller ID: 021534

ISBN: n

Condition: Fair+


Faded boards, either navy blue or black. Quite faded on the top 1/8th and along the spine. Faded gold gilt lettering on spine. Deckled bottom foredge. Previous owner's information of Ffep. Text itself is very clean. 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

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 committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time! 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 by the listing site. 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf... View more info

Shakespeare-and That Crush

By: Dark, Richard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1931

Seller ID: 021230

ISBN: n

Condition: Good


Ex library with some of the marks one would expect. Blue boards with with very faded gilt lettering on spine. Centre of front has three gilt characters - one on a box and one kneeling at either side of the box. Text is very clean with excellent illustrations. 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

American Drama and Its Critics

By: Downer, Alan S (editor)

Price: $25.64

Publisher: University of Toronto: 1965

Seller ID: 021073

ISBN: n

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in lovely condition, inside and out. Tones of turquoise horizontal stripes on the front cover, with a large white oval housing the title/author information. Upper right corner has very minor sticker residue, but other than that, this book is absolutely spotless. 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

Great Men of Literature, Taken from Adventures in Genius

By: Durant, Will

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1931

Seller ID: 021244

ISBN: n

Condition: Good


Dark royal blue boards with silver gilt lettering and design on spine. Lightly bumped at corners and top and bottom of spine. Beautiful deckled foredge. Previous owner's name in pencil on age darkened ffep. Text is wonderfully clean. Dust jacket lining has advertising for other books by the same publisher. Dust jacket is clipped, with much wear at folds, much chipping . Some tears have been clumsily taped. Black and white photo of Mr Durant sitting in a chair on the front. White lettering. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock p... 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 committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time! 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 saving the trees one leaf at the time! View more info