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Beowulf: with Relating Readings

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Glencoe Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 011212


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Agamemnon

By: Aeschylus

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Radford, VA, Wilder Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 5050408


Some notations and underlines. Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven of his estimated seventy to ninety plays have survived into modern times. Fragments of so... View more info

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The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels

By: Alexander Heidel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1973

Seller ID: 4444161


Cuneiform records made some three thousand years ago are the basis for this essay on the ideas of death and the afterlife and the story of the flood which were current among the ancient peoples of the Tigro-Euphrates Valley. With the same careful scholarship shown in his previous volume, The Babylonian Genesis, Heidel interprets the famous Gilgamesh Epic and other related Babylonian and Assyrian documents. He compares them with corresponding portions of the Old Testament... View more info

The Count of Monte Cristo

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, New York, Penguin Books: 1996

Seller ID: 003725


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The Three Musketeers

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Readers Digest:

Seller ID: 16249


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The Three Musketeers

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes and Noble: 2004

Seller ID: 999412


The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary ... View more info

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 4646293


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. Offers an examination of American institutions and the fabric of American life. Doubting whether the American experiment in equality could work, the author conjectured that democracy would erect a society that would succumb to a different type of tyranny than that of a monarchy or aristocracy - that of the majority. View more info

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His Thoughts Said... His Father said...

By: Amy Carmichael

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Fort Washington, PA, CLC:

Seller ID: 5151223


Several penciled underlines and highlights. Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. View more info

Black Beauty

By: Anna Sewell

Price: $3.15

Publisher: New York, NY, Childrens Classics: 1986

Seller ID: 005452


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Black Beauty

By: Anna Sewell

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins: 1998

Seller ID: 20078


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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

By: Anne Bronte

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2508


Light wear. Anne Bronte's second novel is a passionate and courageous challenge to the conventions supposedly upheld by Victorian society and reflected in circulating-library fiction. The heroine, Helen Huntingdon, after a short period of initial happiness, leaves her dissolute husband, and must earn her own living to rescue her son from his influence. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is compelling in its imaginative power, the realism and range of its dialogue, and its psyc... View more info

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The Prisoner of Zenda and Rupert of Hentzau (2 books in 1)

By: Anthony Hope

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, Reader's Digest: 2008

Seller ID: 99953


Contents include the complete, first published text of Anthony Hope's The Prisoner of Zenda 1894 and Rupert of Hentzau 1898. View more info

The Warden

By: Anthony Trollope

Price: $1.80

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 000020


The book centers on the character of Mr. Harding, a clergyman of great personal integrity, whose charitable income far exceeds the purpose for which it was intended. Young John Bold turns his reforming zeal to exposing what he considers to be an abuse of privilege, despite being in love with Mr. Harding's daughter Eleanor. The novel was highly topical as a case regarding the misapplication of church funds was the scandalous subject of contemporary debate. But Trollope us... View more info

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Lysistrata

By: Aristophanes

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Signet Classics: 2001

Seller ID: 081


Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes Lysistrata a comedy without peer in the history of theater. View more info

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The Nicomachean Ethics

By: Aristotle

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1987

Seller ID: 9717


Light cover wear. What is the good life? How can we attain true happiness? How are we to understand the concepts of good, bad, right, wrong, virtue, and vice as they intermingle and pervade the human actions that make up society? In one of the earliest and most comprehensive attempts to offer a systematic treatment of ethics and the principles upon which it rests, the Greek philosopher Aristotle seeks to give substance and meaning to human action and to the manner in whi... View more info

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The Nicomachean Ethics (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Aristotle

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 4646655


This revised translation of Aristotle's classic treatise contains all ten books of his vastly influential work of moral philosophy. Founded on the famous doctrine of the golden mean, which advocates taking the middle course between excess and deficiency, the book offers an illuminating discource on moral virtue, intellectual virtue, pleasure, friendship, happiness, and many other topics. View more info

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Nicomachean Ethics (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Aristotle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover: 1998

Seller ID: 5454406


Clean and sturdy. Light crease on the top corner of the front cover. Very light wear. Aristotle conceived of the term 'ethics' as a way of examining the moral thought of his teacher Plato, and Plato's contemporary Socrates. Wishing to keep a simple definition, Aristotle conceived of ethics as the moral and behavioural ideal of the way in which human life is conducted. View more info

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Aristotle, On Man In The Universe

By: Aristotle (edited with introduction by Louise Ropes Loomis)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Walter J.: 1943

Seller ID: 46777


Light fading on page edges. Metaphysics, Parts of Animals, Ethics, Politics, Poetics View more info

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On Christian Doctrine (Dover Philosophical Classics)

By: Augustine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mineral, New York, Dover: 2009

Seller ID: 5454458


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. Clean and sturdy. No underlining. Since the dawn of the fifth century, theology students, religious scholars, and Christian readers have turned to this volume for instruction. Written by one of the foremost leaders in the development of Christian thought, it offers practical as well as theoretical guidance on how to read the Bible and explain the meaning of scripture. Augustine intended his treatise for the priests in his... View more info

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The Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Dalmatian Press Classics: 2012

Seller ID: 7018


Revered by some and despised by others, the Scarlet Pimpernel--an Englishman who works to save aristocrats during the height of the French Revolution--is pursued by a blackmailing agent of the new Republic. For the condemned nobles during the French Revolution, there is a ray of hope: rescue by the Scarlet Pimpernel. His identity remains a mystery to his sworn enemy, the ruthless Chauvelin, and to his devoted admirer, the beautiful Lady Margaret Blakeney. View more info

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The Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2005

Seller ID: 4343471


Clean and sturdy. In the year 1792, Sir Percy and Lady Marguerite Blakeney are the darlings of British society—he is known as one of the wealthiest men in England and a dimwit;she is French, a stunning former actress, and “the cleverest woman in Europe”—and they find themselves at the center of a deadly political intrigue. The Reign of Terror controls France, and every day aristocrats in Paris fall victim to Madame la Guillotine. Only one man can rescue them—th... View more info

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Beginning Chess Play: Learn How to Play and Win Chess Today

By: Bill Robertie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, Cardoza Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 002326


This first book in the new Road to Chess Mastery series provides beginners with a step-by-step approach to learning and playing chess. It explains the fundamentals of the game and provides drawings and diagrams that illustrate how it is played. Bill Robertie covers everything from setting up the board to thinking strategically. View more info

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Shakespeare: A Crash Course

By: Bob Graham

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 021310


Thanks to this delightful, reader-friendly gem, at long last, the Bard is made accessible to all-even to he or she who hath never dug a line of Shakespeare before. Starting with the controversy over whether the genius who wrote the plays was Shakespeare or one of his rivals, the author puts the Bard in the context of Elizabethan life and theater. His personas as actor, businessman, playwright, and poet are touched upon, followed by selections from his greatest plays a... View more info

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The Practice of the Presence of God: The Historically Accurate and Complete Edition

By: Brother Lawrence

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Gainsville, FL, Bridge Logos Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 64850


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Practice Of The Presence Of God (Pure Gold Classics)

By: Brother Lawrence

Price: $3.00

Publisher: North Brunswick, NJ, Bridge Logos: 1999

Seller ID: 5050110


Several highlights. Brother Lawrence's simple wisdom and humble joy have drawn millions into the presence of God since his letters were published in 1692. Now updated to include writings not found in other versions, this new edition features conversations with Brother Lawrence, ways of attaining to the presence of God, and relevant Scripture from the KJV and NIV. View more info

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The Practice Of The Presence Of God and The Way Of Perfection (Nelson's Royal Classic)

By: Brother Lawrence and Teresa of Avila

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Thomas Nelson: 1999

Seller ID: 3838698


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. The premier line of Classic literature from the greatest Christian authors. The finest in quality and value. Brother Lawrence decided that he needed to concentrate on a simple idea: loving God in whatever he did. This book is a record of the conversations and letters exchanged between Brother Lawrence and people in his community, who came to him for advice once they noticed his passionate living for God. Although St... View more info

The Practice Of The Presence Of God / The Way Of Perfection (Two Books in One)

By: Brother Lawrence, Teresa Of Avila

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Nashville TN, Thomas Nelson Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 22201


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Lectures to My Students: A Selection from Addresses Delivered to the Students of Pastor's College, Metropolitan Tabernacle

By: C. H. Spurgeon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, The Old-Time Gospel Hour:

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 5454227


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The Horse and His Boy (The Chronicles of Narnia, Full-Color Collector's Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperTrophy: 1998

Seller ID: 009382


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The Horse and His Boy

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Trophy: 2000

Seller ID: 646


Very light wear. An orphaned boy and a kidnapped horse gallop for Narnia...and freedom. View more info

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1995

Seller ID: 10032


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The Last Battle

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $46.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Macmillan Publishing: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2683


1956. First edition American printing by Macmillan Publishing Co. Very good unmarked. DJ is in good condition with light shelf wear. Small water stain on the inside of the front flap of the Dust Jacket. View more info

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Full-Color Collector's Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins: 1994

Seller ID: 10382


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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperTrophy: 1994

Seller ID: 999779


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The Horse and His Boy (The Chronicles of Narnia, Full-Color Collector's Edition)

By: C.S. Lewis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperTrophy: 1998

Seller ID: 009380


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On War

By: Carl Von Clausewitz

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Penguin Books: 1982

Seller ID: 2590


Several light creases on front cover. Combining military theory and raw accounts of its practice, Carl von Clausewitz's treatise "On War" has had a profound influence on subsequent thinking on warfare. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited with an introduction by Anatol Rapoport. Writing at the time of Napoleon's greatest campaigns, Prussian soldier and writer Carl von Clausewitz created this landmark treatise on the art of warfare, which presented war as part of a ... View more info

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On War

By: Carl Von Clausewitz

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2004

Seller ID: 49896


Light wear. Carl von Clausewitz's "On War" has been called, 'not simply the greatest, but the only truly great book on war'. It is an extraordinary attempt to construct an all-embracing theory of how war works. Its coherence and ambition are unmatched by other military literature. View more info

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Aristotle: The Politics

By: Carnes Lord (Translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1984

Seller ID: 4646007


This new translation of one of the fundamental texts of Western political thought combines strict fidelity to Aristotle's Greek with a contemporary English prose style. Lord's intention throughout is to retain Aristotle's distinctive style. The accompanying notes provide literary and historical references, call attention to textual problems, and supply other essential information and interpretation. A glossary supplies working definitions of key terms in Aristotle's p... View more info

Hard Times

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $1.50

Publisher: New Jersey, A Watermill Classic: 1988

Seller ID: 22240


Has Previous Owners Name On First Blank Page. Light wear. View more info

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From the deep woods to civilization: Including excerpts from Indian boyhood (The Lakeside classics)

By: Charles Alexander Eastman

Price: $3.40

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Lakeside Press: 2001

Seller ID: 4545714


In the sequel to Indian Boyhood, Eastman tells of his departure from the reservation at age 15 to receive his education among whites, his experiences as a reservation physician at the Wounded Knee massacre, and of his time in Washington, D.C., where he held a succession of government positions. View more info

Hard Times

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $1.80

Publisher: New York, New American Librery: 1980

Seller ID: 002836


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Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $1.80

Publisher: Great Britain, Wordsworth Classics: 1992

Seller ID: 003987


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Oliver Twist

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $1.80

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 005298


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The Life of Our Lord

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Westminister Press: 1986

Seller ID: 006970


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David Copperfield

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $1.80

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford: 1988

Seller ID: 008831


747 pages. View more info

Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $2.70

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes and Noble Books: 1998

Seller ID: 009832


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The Works of Charles Dickens: Six Complete Noels with Original Illustrations By Cruikshank, "Phiz" and Others

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Avenel Books: 1978

Seller ID: 011513


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Bleak House (Volume II)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, International Collectors Library:

Seller ID: 13273


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Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic: 2002

Seller ID: 17660


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Charles Dickens: An Illustrated Anthology

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1995

Seller ID: 517


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David Copperfield

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1997

Seller ID: 571


1,057 pages. View more info

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes & Noble: 2004

Seller ID: 1680


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The Pickwick Papers

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Everyman's Library: 1998

Seller ID: 1820


Charles Dickens’s satirical masterpiece, The Pickwick Papers, catapulted the young writer into literary fame when it was first serialized in 1836–37. It recounts the rollicking adventures of the members of the Pickwick Club as they travel about England getting into all sorts of mischief. Laugh-out-loud funny and endlessly entertaining, the book also reveals Dickens’s burgeoning interest in the parliamentary system, lawyers, the Poor Laws, and the ills of debtors’... View more info

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The Old Curiosity Shop

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pleasentville, NY, The Reader's Digest Association: 1988

Seller ID: 2008


In his most haunting and powerful novel, Charles Dickens captured the hearts of a nation with Little Nell and the poignant story of her "tragedy of sorrows." Hounded by poverty from their home, Nell is uprooted from a secure and pleasant childhood and cast into a world where evil takes many shapes. Pursued by the lecherous and malignant Quilp, the young innocent and her elderly grandfather embark on a journey from the dark heart of the city to the countryside in se... View more info

Oliver Twist

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 2475


Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical... View more info

The Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, International Collectors Library:

Seller ID: 2748


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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, The Reader's Digest Association: 1984

Seller ID: 3392


Written at a point of crisis in his life, A Tale of Two Cities is the embodiment of Dickens' own passions and fears: the revolution which engulfs the characters symbolizes his own psychological revolution, and the three main characters become projections of Dickens himself. View more info

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Oliver Twist

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 10208


Light wear. One of Dickens’s most popular novels, Oliver Twist is the story of a young orphan who dares to say, "Please, sir, I want some more." After escaping from the dark and dismal workhouse where he was born, Oliver finds himself on the mean streets of Victorian-era London and is unwittingly recruited into a scabrous gang of scheming urchins. In this band of petty thieves Oliver encounters the extraordinary and vibrant characters who have captured readers’ imagi... View more info