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JANE EYRE

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000047539

ISBN: 0140434003

Condition: Very Good


Joining fiction to history, this edition of Jane Eyre illustrates the way l iterature addresses important moral and political issues. The original nine teenth-century documents in the appendices provide an invaluable opportunit y for readers to view the novel in both its biographical and its historical contexts; it illustrates, in a broader sense, how literature is a vital el ement in the discourse of an age, and thus helps shape history." - Micael M . Clarke, Loyola University Chicago "While the student who approaches Jane Eyre for the first time or the reader unfamiliar with Victori... View more info

PERIL AT END HOUSE

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: MODERN AGE BOOKS: 1938

Seller ID: RWARE0000009843

Condition: Good


Small crease and chip to top part of cover, o/w in great condition, no unde rlining,not an ex-lib. View more info

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000020160

ISBN: 0140430962

Condition: Good


Novel by Wilkie Collins, published serially in All the Year Round (November 1859-July 1860) and in book form in 1860. Noted for its suspenseful plot a nd unique characterization, the successful novel brought Collins great fame ; he adapted it into a play in 1871. This dramatic tale, inspired by an act ual criminal case, is told through multiple narrators. Frederick Fairlie, a wealthy hypochondriac, hires virtuous Walter Hartright to tutor his beauti ful niece and heiress, Laura, and her homely, courageous half-sister, Maria n Halcombe. Although Hartright and Laura fall in love, she honors her ... View more info

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ARMADALE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046655

ISBN: 0140434119

Condition: Good


British author whose writings paved the way for suspense and detective fict ion. Collins' pen also produced insightful observations on various social i ssues of his times including the condition of women. View more info

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000047766

ISBN: 1593082800

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Novel by Wilkie Collins, published serially in All the Year Round (November 1859-July 1860) and in book form in 1860. Noted for its suspenseful plot and unique characterization, the successful novel brought Collins great fame; he adapted it into a play in 1871. This dramatic tale, inspired by an actual criminal case, is told through multiple narrators. Frederick Fairlie, a wealthy hypochondriac, hires virtuous Walter Hartright to tutor his beautiful n... View more info

THE ROVER

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: ¥20,000.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co: 1923

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000010972

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A tight clean copy, of this first American edition, protected in a new brod art wrapper, no chips or tears to dustwrapper, not price clipped, or any ma rkings throughout, pages all clean and bright. View more info

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THE HIDDEN FORCE

By: Couperus, Louis

Price: ¥2,400.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000012651

ISBN: 0870237152

Condition: Fine


A tight clean copy. View more info

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MOLL FLANDERS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000046164

ISBN: 0192815709

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. First published in 1722, MOLL FLANDERS is called the first social novel in English. It is the tale of the unfortunate Moll Flanders, forced into a life of prostitution and crime until fate bestows fortune upon her. Racy, ironic, rich in realistic sociological detail, it is also a tale of romance, with Moll in quest of a familial paradise where she can reside at its charmed center. View more info

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ROXANA: THE FORTUNATE MISTRESS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000046147

ISBN: 0192824597

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past. This edition uses the rare first edition text, w... View more info

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A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000046113

ISBN: 0192826824

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Long considered the most compelling account of natural disaster in all of literature, Defoe's classic reconstruction of the Great Plague of 1665 scans the streets and alleyways of stricken London in an effort to record the extreme suffering of plague victims. At once horrifying and movingly compassionate, A Journal of the Plague Year offers a nightmare vision of the modern city laid to waste. View more info

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THE PARADISE MYSTERY

By: Fletcher, J.S.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publ: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000031948

ISBN: 1499256582

Condition: Like New


J.S. Fletcher was a British author who wrote over 200 books, and though he wrote on many subjects, his most famous works were in the genre of detectiv e fiction. For that reason, he has long been considered one of the best in the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction" 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

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AGAINST THE GRAIN

By: Huysmans, J.-K

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2019

Seller ID: RWARE0000047760

ISBN: 0486221903

Condition: Good


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THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY

By: James, Henry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Macmillan Collector's Librar: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000047491

ISBN: 1509850910

Condition: Very Good


Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved clas sic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuri ng ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books t o love and treasure. Intelligent, beautiful and vivacious, Isabel Archer fascinates and intimida tes the elite society of Albany, New York. Fiercely protective of her indep endence, she travels to England with her aunt to escape a persistent suitor but, upon inheriting a considerable fortune, fa... View more info

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LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

By: Laclos, Pierre Ambroise Francois Choderlos de

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000046117

ISBN: 0140441166

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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

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PAMELA: OR, VIRTUE REWARDED

By: Richardson, Samuel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000046109

ISBN: 0140431403

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "I cannot be patient, I cannot be passive, when my virtue is in danger." Fifteen-year-old Pamela Andrews, alone and unprotected, is relentlessly pur sued by her dead mistress's son. Although she is attracted to young Mr B., she holds out against his demands and threats of abduction and rape, determ ined to defend her virginity and abide by her own moral standards. Psycholo gically acute in its investigations of sex, freedom and power, Richard... View more info

IVANHOE

By: Scott, Walter

Price: ¥5,900.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000009674

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited Edition, bound in red leather wit h gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

CANCER WARD

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000009681

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in red leath er with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine ; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Price: ¥8,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009714

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. View more info