Berthoff Books

Berthoff Books

Harpers Ferry, WV, U.S.A.

Joined 20 June 2019

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Berthoff Books sells books formerly owned by the late Warner B. Berthoff, Professor emeritus of English and American Literature at Harvard U., and members of his family. Prof. Berthoff's books have inventory numbers starting "WBB." Some books contain marginalia by Warner Berthoff, the late Prof. Ann E. Berthoff (emerita, U. Mass-Boston, English composition and rhetoric), or others, as described in the listings. Our inventory features English and American fiction and poetry, 20th-cent. literary criticism, world literature, history, and philosophy. Other categories are history and politics of Australia, Asia, S. Africa and the Middle East; intelligence agencies and gnostic beliefs; Russian literature and criticism; Russian and Soviet history.

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American literature

Used books of American fiction and poetry, most of which belonged to Prof. Warner Berthoff (Bryn Mawr College, Harvard University), author of The Example of Melville, The Ferment of Realism, Hart Crane: A Reintroduction, Literature and the Continuances of Virtue, American Trajectories, and other books. Some books contain his annotations. Please note that we have created catalogues of books from the library of Warner Berthoff for related topics, including American History, English Literature, Essays, European History, Literary Criticism, Literary History, and Poetry. Links to them are provided in the index below.
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Inscribed books

This catalogue groups books inscribed to the late Prof. Warner Berthoff and the late Prof. Ann E. Berthoff by their authors--former students, colleagues, fellow scholars, and friends. Books of poetry, art and drama are included, as well as works of literary criticism.
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Berthoff Books sells books previously owned by the late Prof. Warner B. Berthoff, Professor of English and American Literature, emeritus, at Harvard University; the late Prof. Ann E. Berthoff, Professor of English, emerita, at U. Mass.-Boston, and members of their family. Some books contain highlighting and marginalia by the Berthoffs or other previous owners, which we aim to describe accurately.

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Books are packaged using bubble-pack envelopes or a cardboard/moisture-protection combination. International shipping rates are based on shipments weighing up to 2 lb (0.9 kg). Heavier or oversized items may be subject to extra shipping charges. International Priority Mail shipping charges may be reduced on books that fit in a USPS small flat-rate box.