CLUTTERBUCK, N: Dove Cottage: A Short Guide to the home of William Wordsworth, 1799-1808

Dove Cottage: A Short Guide to the home of William Wordsworth, 1799-1808, book coverClutterbuck, Nesta. Dove Cottage: A Short Guide to the home of William Wordsworth, 1799-1808. Trustees of Dove Cottage, nd. Unmarked inside. 24p. Die cut cover. Previous owner’s name on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26528) $12.00

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Illustrated throughout in color and B/W. Dove Cottage is where Wordsworth wrote much of the poetry for which he is remembered today. When he left, the cottage was occupied by Thomas de Quincey, a Wordsworth friend, for a number of years.

Dove Cottage: A Short Guide to the home of William Wordsworth, 1799-1808, inside pages

DAEDALUS: On Beauty (Fall 2002)

DAEDALUS: On Beauty (Fall 2002), BOOK COVER Miller, James (editor). Daedalus: On Beauty (Fall 2002). Cambridge: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002. ISBN: 0877240353. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26483) $25.00

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Authors include Susan Sontag, Plotinus, Arthur C. Danto, Dave Hickey.

Also a comment by John Steinbruner & Jeffrey Lewis on “The Unsettled Legacy of the Cold War” and Cass R. Sunstein on a danger of deliberative democracy. 131p.

HARDY, T: A Spacious Vision: Essays on Hardy

Mallett, Phillip V.; Draper, Ronald P. (editors). A Spacious Vision: Essays on Hardy. Newmill, England: The Pattern Press, 1994. ISBN: 1872229123. Unmarked. Clear dust jacket. 149p. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26479) $16.00

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This collection was brought together by members of the Thomas Hardy Society in honor of the 75th birthday of Dr. James Gibson, the chairman of the society in 1994.

Contributors include Michael Irwin, Anthony Thwaite, Phillip Mallett, Simon Curtis, Rosemary Sumner and others. Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was an English novelist and poet, who was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth.

Includes promotional materials and two loose reviews, one of which has a note.

According to the promotional materials included with the book, only a limited number of hardbacks were published, most copies were paperbacks.

DANTE: Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures

Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures, coverGertrude Clarke Whittaill Poetry and Literature Fund. Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures. Washington DC: LIbrary of Congress, 1965. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26461) $12.00

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Includes “The Interest in Dante Shown by Nineteenth Century American Men of Letters” by J. Chesley Mathews;

“On Reading Dante in 1965: The Divine Comedy as a ‘Bridge Across Time'” by Francis Fergusson;

“The Relevance of the Inferno” by John Ciardi. 53p. Measures 6×9.25 inches.

Dante (1265-1321) was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language.

Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures, title page

CAMPEN, CV: The Hidden Sense: Synesthesia in Art and Science (Advance Review Copy)

Campen, Cretien van. The Hidden Sense: Synesthesia in Art and Science (Advance Review Copy) (Leonardo Book Series). MIT Press, 2007. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26459) $15.00

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Uncorrected page proof (ARC) for ISBN 026222081/9780262220814.

In text illustrations, but without the color plates. References. No index.

In this book, van Campen explores synesthesia from both artistic and scientific perspectives, looking at accounts of individual experiences, examples of synesthesia in visual art, music, and literature, and recent neurological research.

AUSTEN, J: Anne Elliot (German Edition)

Austen, Jane. Anne Elliot (German Edition). Zurich: Manesse Verlag, 1966. Text in German. Unmarked text. Tear on dust jacket, top, front. Title page creased. 459p. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26402) $18.00

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Translated by Ilse Liesi. Postscript by Max Wildi. Measures 4×6 inches. Anne Elliot is the protagonist of Jane Austen’s sixth and last completed novel, Persuasion (1818), published posthumously.

HEMP, MK: Cannery Row: The History of John Steinbeck’s Old Ocean View Avenue–Photography from the Pat Hathaway Historical Photo Collection

Cannery Row: The History of John Steinbeck's Old Ocean View Avenue- Photography from the Pat Hathaway Historical Photo Collection, book coverHemp, Michael Kenneth. Cannery Row: The History of John Steinbeck’s Old Ocean View Avenue–Photography from the Pat Hathaway Historical Photo Collection. The History Company, 2002. ISBN: 0941425010. A few marks in the index, and otherwise unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26396) $12.00

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Wonderful photographs that illustrate the evolution of Monterey history, the fishing and canning industries, the processes and working conditions in Monterey’s world famous sardine trade. They also show in accurate detail the actual locations used by John Steinbeck in his Cannery Row fiction. 128p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.