This volume includes "The Battle of the Books" and "The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit", both which accompanied "A Tale of a Tub" on its first publication in 1704.
These five works - George Gascoigne's The Adventures of Master F. J; John Lyly's Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit; Robert Greene's Pandosto. The Triumph of Time; Thomas Nashe's The Unfortunate Traveller and Thomas Deloney's Jack of Newbury - represent Elizabethan fiction at its best. The Adventuresof Master ...Show more
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally importa ...Show more
This new collection of Austen's brilliant short fiction is the first annotated edition of her short writings. The texts have been compared with the manuscripts to give a number of new readings. In addition to prose fiction and prayers, this collection contains many of her poems written toamuse and conso ...Show more
Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish thisbeautiful edition of the classic tale, Five Children and It. Join the Five Children and It on this classic tale of family, friendship and magical adventure. When Cyril, Robert, Anthea, Jane and Lamb move from the bright lights of London to ...Show more
Germinal est le treizième roman du cycle Les Rougon-Macquart d'Emile Zola. Version originale intégrale. Format 8,5 x 11 pouces (21,59 x 27,94 cm), trois colonnes, police 10 points.
Georgio Vasari's original vision of the arts was to see the artist as divinely inspired. This historical work describes the lives of forty-five artists, including Giotto, Brunelleschi, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Titian, with striking immediacy conveyed through charact ...Show more
This classic text from Wilkie Collins is a romance novel that showcases the author's thorough knowledge of English law.Man and Wife was Wilkie Collins' ninth published novel. It is the second of his novels (after No Name) in which social questions provide the main impetus of the plot. Collins increasing ...Show more
Fanny Price is a child still when her uncles welcome her in their mansion in Mansfield Park, rescuing her from a life of hardship and need. There, before her frightened gaze, she will parade a world of leisure and refinement in which innocent diversions will feed machinations and seduction strategies. ...Show more
At the center of Martin Chuzzlewit--the novel Angus Wilson called "one of the most sheerly exciting of all Dickens stories"--is Martin himself, very old, very rich, very much on his guard. What he suspects (with good reason) is that every one of Iris close and distant relations, now converging in droves ...Show more