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Product Description: J.R.R. Tolkien's admirers form an international community of writers, scholars, and artists. This richly illustrated anthology gathers together three decades of work dedicated to the master of fantasy.With poems, stories, songs, and dozens of illustrations, A Tolkien Treasur, y is a unique celebration of the author and his creations—the mythical world of Middle-Earth and the magical creatures who inhabit it...read more

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9780762447459 | Reprint edition (Running Pr Book Pub, October 23, 2012), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: J.

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Product Description: The Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of 972 documents discovered between 1946 and 1956, are of immeasurable religious and historical significance. They include the oldest known surviving copies of Biblical-era documents. The manuscripts shed considerable light on forms of Judaism never known before...read more

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9781412842488 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, October 21, 2011), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: The Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of 972 documents discovered between 1946 and 1956, are of immeasurable religious and historical significance.
9781559212380 | Moyer Bell Ltd, February 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The scrolls of the Essenes and the history of this Jewish sect's possible antecedence to Christianity intrigued Edmund Wilson and drew him, in 1954, to Israel and the revelations contained in the newly discovered scrolls.

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Product Description: A self-portrait of a great writer 's rise and fall, intensely personal and etched with Fitzgerald's signature blend of romance and realism.The Crack-Up tells the story of Fitzgerald's sudden descent at the age of thirty-nine from glamorous success to empty despair, and his determined recovery...read more

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9780811218207 | Reprint edition (New Directions, February 1, 2009), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A self-portrait of a great writer 's rise and fall, intensely personal and etched with Fitzgerald's signature blend of romance and realism.
9780811212472 | Reissue edition (New Directions, September 1, 1993), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In this later selection of short stories and autobiographical pieces, Scott Fitzgerald traces a path through the wild surface-patterns of glitter and excess to look again at the ways in which he and his fellow Americans had been affected by "the greatest, gaudiest spree in history".

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Product Description: This early work of literary criticism is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It details the history of symbolism and its relation to famous authors such as T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of anyone interested Twentieth Century literature...read more

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9781443728119 | Lightning Source Inc, November 30, 2008, cover price $42.45 | About this edition: This early work of literary criticism is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition.

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9781406753547 | Lightning Source Inc, March 30, 2007, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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9781443724425 | Read Books, November 30, 2008, cover price $42.45 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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9781406728606 | Hesperides Pr, November 30, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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By Aurelio Major (foreword by) and Edmund Wilson

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9788426416803 | Italian edition edition (Lumen Editorial, October 30, 2008), cover price $72.60

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Product Description: Los rollos del mar Muerto es una notable leccion de periodismo. Concebido originalmente como un reportaje que se publico por entregas, fue tomando paulatinamente la forma de un tratado sobre los grandes temas biblicos. En esta nueva edicion ampliada, el lector tiene al fin la posibilidad de conocer completa esta disquisicion de uno de los escritores mas capaces del siglo...read more

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9789681609429 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2007, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Los rollos del mar Muerto es una notable leccion de periodismo.

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A first part of a two-volume collection of essays by a forefront American critic and social chronicler includes pieces written during the 1920s and 1930s and includes Axel's Castle, The Shores of Light, and an assortment of previously uncollected reviews. 10,000 first printing.

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9781598530131 | Library of America, October 1, 2007, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A first part of a two-volume collection of essays by a forefront American critic and social chronicler includes pieces written during the 1920s and 1930s and includes Axel's Castle, The Shores of Light, and an assortment of previously uncollected reviews.

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A second volume of a two-part collection of essays and reviews by the esteemed literary critic features pieces from the 1930s and 1940s, including The Triple Thinkers, The Wound and the Bow, and Classics and Commercials. 10,000 first printing.

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9781598530148 | Library of America, October 1, 2007, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A second volume of a two-part collection of essays and reviews by the esteemed literary critic features pieces from the 1930s and 1940s, including The Triple Thinkers, The Wound and the Bow, and Classics and Commercials.

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Product Description: The first edition of Engines of Discovery celebrated in words, images and anecdotes the accelerators and their constructors that culminated in the discovery of the Higgs boson. But even before the Higgs was discovered, before the champagne corks popped and while the television producers brushed up their quantum mechanics, a new wave of enthusiasm for accelerators to be applied for more practical purposes was gaining momentum...read more

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9789814417181 | Exp rev edition (Imperial College Pr, April 27, 2014), cover price $88.00 | About this edition: The first edition of Engines of Discovery celebrated in words, images and anecdotes the accelerators and their constructors that culminated in the discovery of the Higgs boson.
9789812700704 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, July 4, 2007, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: This book challenges the view that using SSCI journal citations (especially its impact factor score) and peer review/evaluation are the best ways (in that they are the most objective ways) to evaluate economic research.

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9789814417198 | Exp rev edition (Imperial College Pr, April 30, 2014), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: The first edition of Engines of Discovery celebrated in words, images and anecdotes the accelerators and their constructors that culminated in the discovery of the Higgs boson.

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Product Description: One of the great works of modern historical writing, the classic account of the ideas, people, and politics that led to the Bolshevik RevolutionEdmund Wilson's To the Finland Station is intellectual history on a grand scale, full of romance, idealism, intrigue, and conspiracy, that traces the revolutionary ideas that shaped the modern world from the French Revolution up through Lenin's arrival at Finland Station in St...read more

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9780374533458 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 24, 2012), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: One of the great works of modern historical writing, the classic account of the ideas, people, and politics that led to the Bolshevik RevolutionEdmund Wilson's To the Finland Station is intellectual history on a grand scale, full of romance, idealism, intrigue, and conspiracy, that traces the revolutionary ideas that shaped the modern world from the French Revolution up through Lenin's arrival at Finland Station in St.
9780753818008 | New edition (Orion Pub Co, December 2, 2004), cover price $18.35 | About this edition: This is the history of revolutionary politics, people and ideas - now reissued with a new introduction.
9781590170335 | Reprint edition (New York Review of Books, March 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An historical study of the effects of the Russian Revolution on Europe introduces readers to the leading utopians, anarchists, and communists of the day, including Robert Owen, Charles Fourier, Mikhail Bajunin, and others.

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Product Description: Published in 1931, Axel's Castle was Edmund Wilson's first book of literary criticism--a landmark book that explores the evolution of the French Symbolist movement and considers its influence on six major twentieth-century writers: William Butler Yeats, Paul Valéry, T...read more

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9780374529277 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 15, 2004, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Published in 1931, Axel's Castle was Edmund Wilson's first book of literary criticism--a landmark book that explores the evolution of the French Symbolist movement and considers its influence on six major twentieth-century writers: William Butler Yeats, Paul Valéry, T.

The long-suppressed memoir of sexual fantasy in a small town explores the quiet suburban world where sexual desire is in the air, focusing on the humorous story of a man caught up in several love affairs at once. Original.

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9781852900205 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, August 1, 1990), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Hecate is the Greek goddess of sorcery, and Edmund Wilson's Hecate County is the bewitched center of the American Dream, a sleepy bedroom community where drinks flow endlessly and sexual fantasies fill the air.
9780374986568 | Octagon Books, June 1, 1959, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: A favorite among his own books, Edmund Wilson's erotic and devestating portrait of the upper middle class still holds up today as a corrosive indictment of the adultery and intellectual posturing that lie at the heart of suburban America.

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9781590170939 | New York Review of Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The long-suppressed memoir of sexual fantasy in a small town explores the quiet suburban world where sexual desire is in the air, focusing on the humorous story of a man caught up in several love affairs at once.
9780374524326, titled "The Memoirs of Hecate County" | Reprint edition (Noonday Pr, April 30, 1995), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A favorite among his own books, Edmund Wilson's erotic and devestating portrait of the upper middle class still holds up today as a corrosive indictment of the adultery and intellectual posturing that lie at the heart of suburban America.
9780879233150 | David R Godine Pub, July 1, 1980, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A writer recalls the stories of friends, acquaintances, and lovers he knew during his youth, and the county, whose landscape still haunts him

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Product Description: Among the major writers of the Hemingway and Fitzgerald generation, Edmund Wilson defied categorization. He wrote essays, stories and novels, cultural criticism, and contemporary chronicles, as well as journals and thousands of letters about the literary life and his own private world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David Castronovo (editor), Janet Groth (editor) and Edmund Wilson

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9780821414200 | Ohio Univ Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Among the major writers of the Hemingway and Fitzgerald generation, Edmund Wilson defied categorization.

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Product Description: Simon Karlinsky has substantially expanded and revised the first edition of Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson's correspondence to include fifty-nine letters discovered subsequent to the book's original publication in 1979. Since then, five volumes of Edmund Wilson's diaries have been published, as well as a volume of Nabokov's correspondence with other people and Brian Boyd's definitive two-volume biography of Nabokov...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520220805 | Rev exp edition (Univ of California Pr, March 1, 2001), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Simon Karlinsky has substantially expanded and revised the first edition of Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson's correspondence to include fifty-nine letters discovered subsequent to the book's original publication in 1979.

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9780877457695 | Reprint edition (Univ of Iowa Pr, February 19, 2001), cover price $21.00

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Product Description: Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of revolutionary politics, people, and ideas from the French Revolution through the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917. It is a work of history on a grand scale, at once sweeping and detailed, closely reasoned and passionately argued, that succeeds in painting an unforgettable picture--alive with conspirators and philosophers, utopians and nihilists--of the making of the modern world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781568495743 | Reprint edition (Buccaneer Books, December 1, 2000), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of revolutionary politics, people, and ideas from the French Revolution through the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917.

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9780374510459 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 1, 1973, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Carefully explores the birth and evolution of communism in Europe from the theories of Vico, Michelet, and Robert Owen to the twentieth-century activism of Trotsky and Lenin

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Product Description: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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9780374526672 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 1, 1999, cover price $30.00 | also contains Zwischen Kunst, Markt Und Moral: Die Debatte Um Die Erzahlliteratur Im China Des Fruhen 20. Jahrhunderts | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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9780940322141 | New York Review of Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: "I love John Aubrey's writing more than is seemly - it's a marvelous, gossipy, informal, brilliant stew of information, rumour, history, and anecdote." - Neil GaimanThe whole ferment of the Elizabethan age and the vigor of the century that followed come alive in these "brief portraits" that have been looted by scholars for centuries...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781567920635 | Reprint edition (David R Godine Pub, May 1, 1999), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: "I love John Aubrey's writing more than is seemly - it's a marvelous, gossipy, informal, brilliant stew of information, rumour, history, and anecdote.

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Product Description: Edmund Wilson, the preeminent American literary critic of the first half of the twentieth century, often fretted that he was not taken seriously as a creative writer. In the course of a career that produced Axed Castle, To the Finland Station, and Patriotic Gore, among many other works of criticism and history, he published poems, plays, and two novels...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780877456537 | Univ of Iowa Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Edmund Wilson, the preeminent American literary critic of the first half of the twentieth century, often fretted that he was not taken seriously as a creative writer.

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9780877456551 | Univ of Iowa Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Edmund Wilson, the preeminent American literary critic of the first half of the twentieth century, often fretted that he was not taken seriously as a creative writer.

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Product Description: A gifted novelist, poet, playwright, and historian, Edmund Wilson (1895–1972) served on the staffs of Vanity Fair, New Republic , and New Yorker , but is best known for the grace and insight of his literary criticism. Whether illuminating the Symbolist poets and modernist literature in Axel's Castle, recording the events and everyday pulse of the Great Depression in The American Earthquake, or exploring the consciousness of Civil War America in Patriotic Gore, Wilson's formidable intelligence grappled unceasingly with literature and history and with the minds and personalities who made them...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780306808098 | Rev sub edition (Da Capo Pr, October 1, 1997), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A gifted novelist, poet, playwright, and historian, Edmund Wilson (1895–1972) served on the staffs of Vanity Fair, New Republic , and New Yorker , but is best known for the grace and insight of his literary criticism.

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