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Flatland

By: Abbott, Edwin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 8/24/2010

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0486200019

ISBN: 0486200019

Condition: USED


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Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions

By: Abbott, Edwin A.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/13/2013

Seller ID: 9780486272634

ISBN: 048627263X

Condition: USED


Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction -- charmingly illustrated by author -- describes the journeys of A. Square and his adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions). A. Square also entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions -- a revolutionary idea for which he is banished from Spaceland. View more info

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Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Africa/Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619

ISBN: 048640661X

Condition: USED


Compelling work traces the formidable journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy and recounts his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, six months among the Miskito Indians in Central America, and more. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Dover Thrift, unabridged)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 12/20/2015

Seller ID: 9780486284736

ISBN: 0486284735

Condition: USED


In one of the most universally loved and admired English novels, a country squire of no great means must marry off his five vivacious daughters. Jane Austen's art transformed this effervescent tale of rural romance into a witty, shrewdly observed satire of English country life. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Sense and Sensibility

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 5/30/2012

Seller ID: 9780486290492

ISBN: 0486290492

Condition: USED


When two sisters appear to be deserted by the young men they had intended to marry, the stage is set for a delicious comedy of manners that not only showcases Austen's perception, humor and incomparable prose, but offers a splendid glimpse of upper and middle-class English society of the early 19th century. View more info

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Fantastic Fables (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486222257

ISBN: 048622225X

Condition: USED


Known as "the American Swift," Ambrose Bierce gleefully skewered greedy politicians, thieving doctors, not-so-pious holy men, and other hypocritical individuals and institutions in this unique book. With his characteristic blend of sarcasm and satire, Bierce presents 245 fables that rival Aesop and La Fontaine in their mordant wit and keen insights into human nature. View more info

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Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486466576

ISBN: 0486466574

Condition: USED


Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West. View more info

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Devil's Dictionary

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/30/2015

Seller ID: 9780486275420

ISBN: 0486275426

Condition: USED


Over 1,000 barbed and brilliant definitions by the 19th-century journalist and satirist often called "the American Swift." Congratulations are "the civility of envy." A coward is "one who in an emergency thinks with his legs." A historian is a "broad-gauge gossip," more. H. L. Mencken called these "some of the most gorgeous witticisms in the English language." View more info

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Great Speeches of the 20th Century (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Blaisdell, Bob

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486474670

ISBN: 0486474674

Condition: USED


A great speech can stir the soul and inspire a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from memorable addresses by Martin Luther King, Mohandas Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, Cesar Chavez, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Imagist Poetry: An Anthology

By: Blaisdell, Bob (Ed.)

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 0486408752

ISBN: 0486408752

Condition: USED


Over 180 well-chosen Imagist gems appear in this tribute to the 20th century poetic movement that stressed precise language and individual rhythmic style. This definitive collection includes short verse published between 1913 and 1922 by Ezra Pound, D. H. Lawrence, H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and many others. View more info

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Analects

By: Confucius

Price: $2.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 5/12/2012

Seller ID: 9780486284842

ISBN: 0486284840

Condition: USED


Rich distillation of the timeless precepts of extremely influential Chinese philosopher and social theorist. Includes "Concerning Fundamental Principles," "Concerning Government," "The Eight Dancers: Concerning Manners and Morals," "Concerning Virtue," "Concerning Certain Disciples and Others," "Concerning Certain Disciples and Other Subjects," "Concerning the Master Himself," and much more. Footnotes. View more info

Heart of Darkness

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780486264646D

ISBN: 9780486264646D

Condition: USED


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Necklace and Other Short Stories

By: de Maupassant, Guy

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 9/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780486270647

ISBN: 0486270645

Condition: USED


Nine memorable classics, characterized by ironic twists of plot, include "Ball of Fat," regarded by many as technically one of the finest short stories ever written, "The Necklace," "A Piece of String," "Mme. Tellier's Establishment," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "Miss Harriet," "A Way to Wealth," "My Uncle Jules" and "The Horla." View more info

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $0.75

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/1/2010

Seller ID: 9780486287423

ISBN: 0486287424

Condition: USED


Impressive account -- admired for its introspective penetration and journalistic astuteness -- of author's early years as a precocious student of Greek and Latin, his adventures among the outcasts and prostitutes of London, studies at Oxford University, introduction to opium in 1804, and his longterm involvement with the drug. View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Donne, John

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 9/20/2012

Seller ID: 0486277887

ISBN: 0486277887

Condition: USED


Rich selection of 73 works by the English "metaphysical" poet. Included are "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," "Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward," "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness" and many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/16/2013

Seller ID: 9780486284996

ISBN: 0486284999

Condition: USED


The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom. Published in 1845 to quell doubts about his origins, the "Narrative" is admired today for its extraordinary passion, sensitive descriptions, and storytelling power. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Best Supernatural Tales of Arthur Conan Doyle

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486237251

ISBN: 0486237257

Condition: USED


First American edition of the 15 finest stories in the supernatural genre by the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Superlative examples of Doyle's superior narrative style, these are well-plotted, powerfully descriptive tales of the occult, spiritualism, Egyptian magic, psychometry, ghosts, demoniacal possession, etc. Introduction by E. F. Bleiler. View more info

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Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: DuBois, W.E.B.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 7/12/2014

Seller ID: 9780486280417

ISBN: 0486280411

Condition: USED


In this founding work in the literature of black protest, Du Bois eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy would only serve to perpetuate black oppression. View more info

Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619D

ISBN: 9780486406619D

Condition: USED


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Wit ans Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanack

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486408910

ISBN: 0486408914

Condition: USED


Hundreds of delightful aphorisms, carefully selected from many issues of Franklin's popular 18th-century publication: "Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise"; "Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge"; "He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas" and many more. View more info