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James, M. R., Rendell, Ruth

Published by David R Godine Pub (1995)

ISBN 10: 087923816X ISBN 13: 9780879238162

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About this Item: David R Godine Pub, 1995. Condition: Good. First American Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP57878112

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James, M.R.

Published by Arrow Books Ltd (1988)

ISBN 10: 0099526301 ISBN 13: 9780099526308

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About this Item: Arrow Books Ltd, 1988. Condition: Very Good. New edition. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP102328387

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James, M. R.

Published by Phoenix House, Ltd (1998)

ISBN 10: 0753804468 ISBN 13: 9780753804469

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About this Item: Phoenix House, Ltd, 1998. Condition: Very Good. New Ed. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP94950591

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James, M. R

Published by D.R. Godine (1989)

ISBN 10: 0879238054 ISBN 13: 9780879238056

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About this Item: D.R. Godine, 1989. Condition: Good. 1st U.S. ed. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP83186633

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James, M. R

Published by D.R. Godine (1989)

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About this Item: D.R. Godine, 1989. Condition: Fair. 1st U.S. ed. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP89875803

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M. R. James

Published by Godine Publisher, David R.

ISBN 10: 087923816X ISBN 13: 9780879238162

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About this Item: Godine Publisher, David R. Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G087923816XI5N00

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James, M. R

Published by D.R. Godine

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About this Item: D.R. Godine. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0879238054I3N00

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M. R. James

Published by Godine Publisher, David R.

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About this Item: Godine Publisher, David R. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G087923816XI3N00

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James, M. R.

Published by Phoenix House, Ltd

ISBN 10: 0753804468 ISBN 13: 9780753804469

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About this Item: Phoenix House, Ltd. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0753804468I3N00

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James, M. R.

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About this Item: Phoenix House, Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: Good. 0753804468 Book is in good condition, with typical reading wear to cover and spine. Pages are yelllowing. Fingermarks maybe present. Seller Inventory # E0071268

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James, M. R.

Published by Arrow Books Ltd

ISBN 10: 0099526301 ISBN 13: 9780099526308

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About this Item: Arrow Books Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. 0099526301 Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # Z0099526301Z2

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James, M. R.; Rendell, Ruth

Published by David R Godine Pub

ISBN 10: 087923816X ISBN 13: 9780879238162

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About this Item: David R Godine Pub. PAPERBACK. Condition: Good. 087923816X Softcover. Minor shelf-wear. Gently used with modest show of wear Previous Owner name inside, in pen. Free of any additional markings. Condition Considered in Pricing. Seller Inventory # SKU2303

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James, M. R.; Rendell, Ruth

Published by David R Godine Pub

ISBN 10: 087923816X ISBN 13: 9780879238162

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About this Item: David R Godine Pub. PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. 087923816X Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Ships Quickly - Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # Z087923816XZ2

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James, M.R.

ISBN 10: 0753804468 ISBN 13: 9780753804469

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About this Item: Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001201906

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M.R. James

ISBN 10: 0340743123 ISBN 13: 9780340743126

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About this Item: Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003622435

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James, M.R.

Published by Phoenix, London, England (1998)

ISBN 10: 0753804468 ISBN 13: 9780753804469

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About this Item: Phoenix, London, England, 1998. Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. Unknown Printing. Brief summary of content available upon request by e-mail. Seller Inventory # 307039

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James, M. R.

Published by Hutchinson (1987)

ISBN 10: 0091700809 ISBN 13: 9780091700805

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About this Item: Hutchinson, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. The free end page has been removed. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0009734537

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M.R. James

Published by Phoenix (1998)

ISBN 10: 0753804468 ISBN 13: 9780753804469

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About this Item: Phoenix, 1998. Paperback. Condition: Used; Acceptable. cover creased, spine loose **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # 3422111

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James, M.R.

Published by Phoenix (1998)

ISBN 10: 0753804468 ISBN 13: 9780753804469

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About this Item: Phoenix, 1998. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. Seller Inventory # 1257565

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M. R. James; Ruth Rendell

Published by David R Godine Pub (1995)

ISBN 10: 087923816X ISBN 13: 9780879238162

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About this Item: David R Godine Pub, 1995. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 087923816X-2-4

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James, M. R. (selected and introduced by Ruth Rendell)

Published by David R. Godine, Boston (1989)

ISBN 10: 087923816X ISBN 13: 9780879238162

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About this Item: David R. Godine, Boston, 1989. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. [1st printing](1989) Bumped at lower front edge which has caused a little wrinkling; cormer wear. Seller Inventory # JM20

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James, M. R.

Published by Arrow Books Ltd (1988)

ISBN 10: 0099526301 ISBN 13: 9780099526308

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About this Item: Arrow Books Ltd, 1988. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Dispatched daily from the UK. Seller Inventory # mon0000358828

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James, M.R.

Published by Arrow, London (1988)

ISBN 10: 0099526301 ISBN 13: 9780099526308

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About this Item: Arrow, London, 1988. Condition: Trade paperback, Fine, London: Arrow:, 1988. Trade paperback, Fine, 257 pp. Seller Inventory # 6998

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James, M. R.

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ISBN 10: 1724426508 ISBN 13: 9781724426505

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781724426505

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M R James

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. A Warning to the Curious by M. R. James Later in the day, in what is offensively called the "smoke-room" of the hotel, a murmured conversation between the two went on for some time. "How much do you really know about that thing, and where it came from?" "Honest, Mr. Dillet, I don't know the 'ouse. Of course, it came out of the lumber room of a country 'ouse - that anyone could guess. But I'll go as far as say this, that I believe it's not a hundred miles from this place. Which direction and how far I've no notion. I'm only judging by guess-work. The man as I actually paid the cheque to ain't one of my regular men, and I've lost sight of him; We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. Seller Inventory # APC9781724426505

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James, M. R.

ISBN 10: 1473305519 ISBN 13: 9781473305519

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About this Item: Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR007808850

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M R James

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. A Warning to the Curious by M. R. James Later in the day, in what is offensively called the "smoke-room" of the hotel, a murmured conversation between the two went on for some time. "How much do you really know about that thing, and where it came from?" "Honest, Mr. Dillet, I don't know the 'ouse. Of course, it came out of the lumber room of a country 'ouse - that anyone could guess. But I'll go as far as say this, that I believe it's not a hundred miles from this place. Which direction and how far I've no notion. I'm only judging by guess-work. The man as I actually paid the cheque to ain't one of my regular men, and I've lost sight of him; We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. Seller Inventory # APC9781724426505

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James, M. R.

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M R James

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About this Item: Createspace, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are regarded as among the best in the genre. James redefined the ghost story for the new century by abandoning many of the formal Gothic clichés of his predecessors and using more realistic contemporary settings. However, James's protagonists and plots tend to reflect his own antiquarian interests. Accordingly, he is known as the originator of the "antiquarian ghost story." James was born in Goodnestone Parsonage, near Dover in Kent, England, although his parents had associations with Aldeburgh in Suffolk. From the age of three (1865) until 1909 his home, if not always his residence, was at the Rectory in Great Livermere, Suffolk. This had also been the childhood home of another eminent Suffolk antiquary, "Honest Tom" Martin (1696-1771) "of Palgrave." Several of his ghost stories are set in Suffolk, including "'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'" (Felixstowe), "A Warning to the Curious" (Aldeburgh), "Rats" and "A Vignette" (Great Livermere). He lived for many years, first as an undergraduate, then as a don and provost, at King's College, Cambridge, where he was also a member of the Pitt Club. The university provides settings for several of his tales. Apart from medieval subjects, James studied the classics and appeared very successfully in a staging of Aristophanes' play The Birds, with music by Hubert Parry. His ability as an actor was also apparent when he read his new ghost stories to friends at Christmas time. In September 1873 he arrived as a boarder at Temple Grove School, one of the leading boys' preparatory schools of the day. James is best known for his ghost stories, but his work as a medievalist scholar was prodigious and remains highly respected in scholarly circles. Indeed, the success of his stories was founded on his antiquarian talents and knowledge. His discovery of a manuscript fragment led to excavations in the ruins of the abbey at Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, in 1902, in which the graves of several twelfth-century abbots described by Jocelyn de Brakelond (a contemporary chronicler) were rediscovered, having been lost since the Dissolution. His 1917 edition of the Latin Lives of Saint Aethelberht, king and martyr (English Historical Review 32), remains authoritative. He catalogued many of the manuscript libraries of the Cambridge colleges. Among his other scholarly works, he wrote The Apocalypse in Art, which placed illuminated Apocalypse manuscripts into families. He also translated the New Testament Apocrypha and contributed to the Encyclopaedia Biblica (1903). His ability to wear his learning lightly is apparent in his Suffolk and Norfolk (Dent, 1930), in which a great deal of knowledge is presented in a popular and accessible form, and in Abbeys (Great Western Railway, 1925). James also achieved a great deal during his directorship of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (1893-1908). He managed to secure a large number of important paintings and manuscripts, including notable portraits by Titian. James was Provost of Eton College from 1918 to 1936. He died in 1936 and was buried in Eton town cemetery. Seller Inventory # APC9781502734358

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M R James

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are regarded as among the best in the genre. James redefined the ghost story for the new century by abandoning many of the formal Gothic clichés of his predecessors and using more realistic contemporary settings. However, James's protagonists and plots tend to reflect his own antiquarian interests. Accordingly, he is known as the originator of the "antiquarian ghost story." James was born in Goodnestone Parsonage, near Dover in Kent, England, although his parents had associations with Aldeburgh in Suffolk. From the age of three (1865) until 1909 his home, if not always his residence, was at the Rectory in Great Livermere, Suffolk. This had also been the childhood home of another eminent Suffolk antiquary, "Honest Tom" Martin (1696-1771) "of Palgrave." Several of his ghost stories are set in Suffolk, including "'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'" (Felixstowe), "A Warning to the Curious" (Aldeburgh), "Rats" and "A Vignette" (Great Livermere). He lived for many years, first as an undergraduate, then as a don and provost, at King's College, Cambridge, where he was also a member of the Pitt Club. The university provides settings for several of his tales. Apart from medieval subjects, James studied the classics and appeared very successfully in a staging of Aristophanes' play The Birds, with music by Hubert Parry. His ability as an actor was also apparent when he read his new ghost stories to friends at Christmas time. In September 1873 he arrived as a boarder at Temple Grove School, one of the leading boys' preparatory schools of the day. James is best known for his ghost stories, but his work as a medievalist scholar was prodigious and remains highly respected in scholarly circles. Indeed, the success of his stories was founded on his antiquarian talents and knowledge. His discovery of a manuscript fragment led to excavations in the ruins of the abbey at Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, in 1902, in which the graves of several twelfth-century abbots described by Jocelyn de Brakelond (a contemporary chronicler) were rediscovered, having been lost since the Dissolution. His 1917 edition of the Latin Lives of Saint Aethelberht, king and martyr (English Historical Review 32), remains authoritative. He catalogued many of the manuscript libraries of the Cambridge colleges. Among his other scholarly works, he wrote The Apocalypse in Art, which placed illuminated Apocalypse manuscripts into families. He also translated the New Testament Apocrypha and contributed to the Encyclopaedia Biblica (1903). His ability to wear his learning lightly is apparent in his Suffolk and Norfolk (Dent, 1930), in which a great deal of knowledge is presented in a popular and accessible form, and in Abbeys (Great Western Railway, 1925). James also achieved a great deal during his directorship of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (1893-1908). He managed to secure a large number of important paintings and manuscripts, including notable portraits by Titian. James was Provost of Eton College from 1918 to 1936. He died in 1936 and was buried in Eton town cemetery. Seller Inventory # APC9781502734358

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