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SUCH IS LIFE / TOM COLLINS

By: Furphy, Joseph

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Eden Paperbacks: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000003218

ISBN: 0207158193

Condition: Very Good


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THE COUNTRY HOUSE

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Sutton Pub Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000025235

ISBN: 0862993520

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout: John Galsworthy OM (1867-1933) was an English novelist and playwright. He is viewed as one of the first writers of the Edwardian era; challenging in his works some of the ideals of society depicted in the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. From the Four Winds w... View more info

MODERN CLASSICS #3 FORSYTE SAGA

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Classic: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000028701

ISBN: 0141186844

Condition: Very Good


A read copy, but an unblemished spine, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-li brary edition: In this final volume of The Forsyte Saga Galsworthy writes about the lives and loves of the Cherrell family, cousins of the Forsytes. For centuries, the Cherrell sons have left their home of Condaford Grange to serve the state as soldiers, clergymen and administrators, but the 1930s bring uncertainty in a world of rapidly altering morals and unemployment. Galsworthy's portrayal of ... View more info

FAUST

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009747

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in burgundy leather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. Illustrated by Eugene Del acroix. View more info

THE GOLD OF THEIR BODIES

By: Gorham, Charles

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000009967

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


A highly collectible first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper,one small chip to DJ,o/w in very good condition. View more info

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000003108

ISBN: 014062029X

Condition: Near Fine


Michael Henchard is an out-of-work hay-trusser who gets drunk at a local fa ir and impulsively sells his wife Susan and baby daughter. Eighteen years l ater Susan and her daughter seek him out, only to discover that he has beco me the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Henchard attempts to make amends for his youthful misdeeds but his unchanged impulsiveness clouds his relat ionships in love as well as his fortunes in business. Although Henchard is fated to be a modern-... View more info

TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA): 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000040339

ISBN: 0140620206

Condition: Very Good


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FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000044305

ISBN: 0140431268

Condition: Good


Hardy's first masterpiece, this 1874 novel received wide acclaim upon publi cation and remains among the author's best-loved works. The tale of a passi onate, independent woman and her three suitors, it explores Hardy's tradema rk themes: thwarted love, the inevitability of fate, and the encroachment o f industrial society on rural life. View more info

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WASHINGTON SQUARE. EDITED BY GERALD WILLEN

By: James, Henry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Crowell: 1970

Seller ID: RWARE0000003650

Condition: Good


Washington Square.--Notebook entry.--Criticism and commentary: From the int roduction to The American novels and stories of Henry James, by F. O. Matth iessen.--From The method of Henry James, by J. W. Beach.--From The early de velopment of Henry James, by C. P. Kelley.--From Turn west, turn east, by H . S. Canby.--From Henry James, by F. W. Dupee.--From The themes of Henry Ja mes by E. T. Bowden.--From The comic sense of Henry James, by R. Poirier.-- From Henry James: t... View more info

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THE WINGS OF THE DOVE

By: James, Henry

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000043699

ISBN: 0140432639

Condition: Good


Of the three late masterpieces that crown the extraordinary literary achiev ement of Henry James, The Wings of the Dove (1902) is at once the most pers onal and the most elemental. James drew on the memory of a beloved cousin w ho died young to create one of the three central characters, Milly Theale, an heiress with a short time to live and a passion for experiencing life to its fullest. To the creation of the other two, Merton Densher and the magn ificent, predatory Ka... View more info

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THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY

By: James, Henry

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000044092

ISBN: 014043223X

Condition: Good


Each Norton Critical Edition includes an authoritative text, contextual and source materials, and a wide range of interpretations-from contemporary pe rspectives to the most current critical theory-as well as a bibliography an d a chronology of the author's life and work. View more info

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MODERN CLASSICS PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

By: Joyce, James

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Classic: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000043698

ISBN: 0141182660

Condition: Very Good


Playful and experimental, James Joyce's autobiographical A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a vivid portrayal of emotional and intellectual de velopment. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is edited with an introduct ion and notes by Seamus Deane. The portrayal of Stephen Dedalus's Dublin ch ildhood and youth, his quest for identity through art and his gradual emanc ipation from the claims of family, religion and Ireland itself, is also an oblique self-portrait... View more info

THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM: AND OTHER WRITINGS (ARENA BOOKS)

By: Klossowsk, D. A. F. Marquis De; Tranlated by Austryn Wainhouse and Richard Seaver; Introductions by Simone de Beauvoir and Pierr

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Arrow: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000037717

ISBN: 0099629607

Condition: Very Good


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SONS AND LOVERS

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA): 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000044314

ISBN: 0140066829

Condition: Good


D.H. Lawrence's great autobiographical novel is a provocative portrait of a n artist torn between love for his possessive mother and desire for two you ng beautiful women. Set in the Nottinghamshire coal fields of Lawrence's ow n boyhood, the story of young Paul Morel's growing into manhood in a Britis h working-class family rife with conflict reveals both an inner and an oute r world seething with intense emotions. Gertrude is Paul's puritanical moth er who concentrates... View more info

SONS AND LOVERS

By: Lawrence, D.H.

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000003301

ISBN: 0140006680

Condition: Very Good


D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885. His father was a coal miner and Lawrence grew up in a mining town in England. He always hat ed the mines, however, and frequently used them in his writing to represent both darkness and industrialism, which he despised because he felt it was scarring the English countryside. Lawrence attended high school and college in Nottingham and, after graduation, became a school teacher in Croyden in 1908. Although his firs... View more info

WOMEN IN LOVE

By: Lawrence, D.H.

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000010335

ISBN: 0140014853

Condition: Very Good


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THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE

By: Lehmann, Rosamond

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Virago UK: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000020163

ISBN: 0860683303

Condition: Good


Ten-year-old Rebecca is living in the country with her family, when Sibyl J ardine returns to her property in the neighbourhood. The two families - onc e linked in the past - meet again, with the result that Rebecca becomes dra wn into the strange complications of the old lady's life. View more info

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

By: Leroux, Gaston

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Communication Library:

Seller ID: RWARE0000044316

ISBN: 1584721723

Condition: Very Good


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THE LOTUS AND THE WIND

By: Masters, John

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1959

Seller ID: RWARE0000016286

Condition: Very Good


Penguin No. 1166. Robin Savage is forced to clear his name through service in 'The Great Game' on the North West Frontier. His primary task is to discover the reasons for a murder which seems to have some connection with Russian ambitions in the area. View more info

MOBY-DICK; OR, THE WHALE

By: Melville, Herman

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000038167

ISBN: 0393044025

Condition: Very Good/Good


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