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The Education of Henry Adams (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books 76)

By: Adams, Henry; Adams, James Truslow

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1931

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2278349

ISBN: 0394600762

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Copyright states 1931, but presence of ISBN, jacket style, and $2.95 list price indicate 1970-1975 printing. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. xvi, 517, [11] pp. Introduction by James Truslow Adams. The Education of Henry Adams records the struggle of Bostonian Henry Adams (1838-1918), in early old age, to come to terms with the dawning 20th century, so different from the world of his youth. It is also a sharp critique of 19th century educational theory and practice. In 1907, Adams began privately circulating copies of a limited edition printed at his own expense. Commercial... View more info

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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1866.

By: Dean, Henry W.; Steel, James E.; Squibb, Edward R.; Boulware, J.R.; McKay, Lawrence; Williams, Peter O.; Rogers, Stephen; Noyes, Henry D.; March, Alden; Gray, John P.; Taylor, Isaac E.; Peaslee, E.R.; Parker, Edward H.; Buck, Gurdon; Gilfillan, William;

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Van Benthuysen & Sons' Steam Printing House.: 1867

Seller ID: 2275128

Condition: Very Good


Lightly foxed throughout, edges a bit rubbed. 1867 Hard Cover. v, [3], 420 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: embalming; materia medica; carbonaceous lungs; wound of heart; gingival margin as a diagnostic sign; obstetrical statistics; report of a case of gunshot wound of the liver; fibrinous bronchial casts; ophthalmic surgery; biliary calculus; general paresis, or incomplete progressive paralysis; recto-vaginal and recto-labial fistula; retroflexion of the unimpregnated uterus; ether; reparative autoplastic operation; excision; acute enteritis; ch... View more info

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The History of the United States, in Four Volumes - Edition de Luxe

By: Garner, James Wilford; Lodge, Henry Cabot; McMaster, John Bach (Historical Review)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John D. Morris and Company: 1906

Seller ID: 2201042

Condition: Very Good


Owner blind stamps on front endpapers, tissue guard protecting Lodge photogravure loose but included. First volume's rear hinge and spine repaired. 1906 Hard Cover. 1881 pp. paginated continuously. 9 1/2 x 6 3/4. Original brown cloth, brown leather spine labels, gilt titles & rules, gilt top page ridge. Photogravure frontispieces of James Wilford Garner, Henry Cabot Lodge, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Black & white photographs and full-page illustrations throughout text, including several maps (some color) and reproductions of historical documents. Acquired from ... View more info

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Collected Travel Writings: Great Britain and America: English Hours; The American Scene; Other Travels (The Library of American, No. 64)

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299080

ISBN: 0940450763

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 846 pp. Collected in this Library of America volume (and its companion) for the first time, Henry James’s travel books and essays display his distinctive charm and vivacity of style, his sensuous response to the beauty of place, and his penetrating, sometimes sardonically amusing analysis of national characteristics and customs. Observant, alert, imaginative, these works remain unsurpassed guides to the countries they describe, and they form an important part of James’s extraordinary achievemen... View more info

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Collected Travel Writings: The Continent: A Little Tour of France; Italian Hours; Other Travels (The Library of American, No. 65)

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1993

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2299082

ISBN: 0940450771

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 845 pp. Henry James’s travel writings are at once literary masterpieces, unsurpassed guidebooks and penetrating reflections on the international themes familiar from his fiction. This volume, the second of two, begins with the classic A Little Tour in France (1900), illustrated with Joseph Pennell’s exquisite drawings from the original edition. James begins his tour of the French countryside one rainy morning in mid-September of 1882, when he sets off for the city of Tours as a means of explor... View more info

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Complete Stories, 1864-1874 (The Library of America 111)

By: James, Henry

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1999

Seller ID: 2297781

ISBN: 1883011701

Condition: Good


Light stain along bottom edge. A few smudges to slipcase. A good copy in a very good slipcase. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 972 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short stories by the author who helped lead the literary realism movement during the 19th century, and was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times. His brother William James and his sister Alice James were also accomplished writers and intellectuals. Chronology and notes following text. This edition is part of the Library of Amer... View more info

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Novels, 1896-1899: The Other House; The Spoils of Poynton; What Maisie New; The Awkward Age (The Library of America 139)

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Seller ID: 2297782

ISBN: 1931082308

Condition: Very Good


A few light smudges to slipcase. Top page ridge very lightly foxed. A near fine copy in a very good slipcase. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1035 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. This Library of America volume collects four novels written by Henry James in the period immediately following his unsuccessful five-year-long attempt to establish himself as a playwright on the London stage. Hoping to convert his “infinite little loss” into “infinite little gain,” James returned to the novelistic examination of English ... View more info

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Daisy Miller: A Study (The Heritage Press)

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2299130

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass number X:35 laid in. A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 92 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Marbled boards. Illustrated by Gustave Nebel. Daisy Miller is a novella by Henry James. It portrays the courtship of the beautiful American girl Daisy Miller by Winterbourne, a sophisticated compatriot of hers. His pursuit of her is hampered by her own flirtatiousness, which is frowned upon by the other expatriates when they meet in Switzerland and Italy. View more info

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The Ambassadors

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265095

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [1], 384 pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Mitchell Hooks. This complex tale of self-discovery (considered by the author to be his best work) traces the path of an aging idealist, Lambert Strether. Arriving in Paris with the intention of persuading his young charge to abandon an obsession with a French woman and return home, Strether reaches unexpected conclusions. View more info

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Daisy Miller & An International Episode

By: James, Henry

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1892

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283783

Condition: Very Good


First thus: second edition overall, first illustrated edition (BAL 10768). Spine and edges toned, ink gift note on front endpaper dated Christmas 1892. We have more books available by this author!. Color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations from drawings by Harry W. McVickar. Two tales which James intended to be complementary [together in one volume]... Young Daisy Miller perplexes, amuses, and charms her stiff but susceptible fellow-American, Frederick Winterbourne. Is she innocent or corrupt? Has he lived too long in Europe to judge her properly? Amid the romantic scenery of Lake G... View more info

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The Art of the Novel: Critical Prefaces

By: James, Henry: Lewis, R.W.B.; Blackmur, R.P.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Northeastern University Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268255

ISBN: 093035060X

Condition: Good


First printing of fiftieth anniversary edition. Spine creased, wrappers lightly rubbed, faint sticker adhesive on rear wrapper, faint smudge to page ridge. 1984 Trade Paperback. xlvii, 352 pp. This collection of prefaces, originally written for the 1909 multi-volume New York Edition of Henry James’s fiction, first appeared in book form in 1934 with an introduction by poet and critic R. P. Blackmur. In his prefaces, James tackles the great problems of fiction writing—character, plot, point of view, inspiration—and explains how he came to write novels such as The Portrait of a Lady and The... View more info

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The Ghostly Tales of Henry James

By: James, Henry; Edel, Leon

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1949

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2302855

Condition: Very Good


First thus. No jacket. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xxxiv, 765 pp. CONTENTS: Henry James's Ghosts--An Introductory Essay: Family Ghosts - Ghosts at Large - The Children - Goblins, Elves, Imps, Demons...; The Romance of Certain Old Clothes, 1868; De Grey: A Romance, 1868; The Last of the Valerii, 1874; The Ghostly Rental, 1876; Sir Edmund Orme, 1891; Nona Vincent, 1892; The Private Life, 1892; Sir Dominick Ferrand, 1892; Owen Wingrave, 1892; The Altar of the Dead, 1895; The Friends of the Friends, 1896; The Turn of the Screw, 1898; The Real Right Thing, 1899; The G... View more info

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The Complete Notebooks of Henry James: The Authoritative and Definitive Edition

By: James, Henry; Edel, Leon; Powers, Lyall H.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2300985

ISBN: 0195037820

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket faintly toned. 1987 Hard Cover. xxix, 633 pp. The Complete Notebooks of Henry James opens a wide, clear window into the private workshop of America's master novelist, the architect of modernism in fiction. It is a volume that deserves to be called definitive. Assembled and edited by Leon Edel, James's much-acclaimed prizewinning biographer, and Lyall H. Powers, critic and editor of James's letters to Edith Wharton, this book includes the nine scribbler-notebooks that were published by Oxford in 1947; these have been considerably updated and annotated to correct the identi... View more info

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The Great Short Novels of Henry James

By: James, Henry; Rahv, Philip

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Dial Press, Inc.: 1946

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2205344

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Faint stain to top page ridge, ink name, pencil underlining. Half inch chip to jacket spine-base, jacket edges rubbed with minor chips. 1946 Hard Cover. xiii, 799 pp. Ten complete novels: Madame de Mauves; Daisy Miller; An International Episode; The Siege of London; Lady Barberina; The Author of Beltraffio; The Aspern Papers; The Pupil; The Turn of the Screw; The Beast in the Jungle. KEYWORDS: GREAT SHORT NOVELS LITERATURE HENRY JAMES PHILP RAHV View more info

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Theatre and Friendship: Some Henry James Letters

By: James, Henry; Robins, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2294700

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Spine faintly toned, ink name on front free endpaper. 1932 Hard Cover. 303 pp. Dark red boards with red top stain. Deckled edge. A collection of letters by Henry James with illustrations. View more info

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: James, Henry; Stallman, R.W.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2205688

Condition: Very Good


Small spot on top page ridge, a few minor scuffs along edges. 1978 Full-Leather. xi, 516 pp. Tall 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by R.W. Stallman, color illustrations by Colleen Browning. Newly arrived in Europe, Isabel is an independent woman searching for her destiny. Two eligible suitors approach her and are refused. She then becomes utterly captivated by the languid charms of Gilbert Osmond, who thinks only of her money. Through him, she faces a tragic choice. View more info

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Campfires and Battlefield: An Illustrated History of the Campaigns and Conflicts of the Great Civil War [American]

By: Johnson, Rossiter; Morgan, J.T.; Howard, O.O.; Connor, Seldon; Howard, Henry W.B.; Gordon, John B.; Tanner, James; Kilmer, George L.; Pickett, L.C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Desmond Publishing Company / Bryan, Taylor & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 2277952

Condition: Very Good


Corners rubbed with some loss from spine head and foot, contemporary advertising card for N.E. Billings Confectionery laid in, binding slightly shaken. 1894 Full-Leather. 551, [1] pp. Full burgundy leather, gilt titles, debossed design, all edges gilt, floral decorated endpapers. The Great Picture History of the Civil War, hundreds of photographs (including many by Matthew Brady and other notable photographers of the era), lithographs and reproductions, cartoons, facsimiles, etc. View more info

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The Guilt of the Templars

By: Legman, G.; Lea, Henry Charles; Wright, Thomas; Witt, George; Tennent, Sir James; Dugdale, Sir William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 2302551

ISBN: 046502789X

Condition: Near Fine


Small tear to jacket spine head and spine base. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1966 Hard Cover. xi, 308 pp. Because so much nonsense concerning the Order of Knights Templars has been promulgated in recent fiction (some of it unfortunately passed off as fact), it seems proper to make available this long out of print interpretation of the Templars´guilt. Charged with heresy, sacrilege, blasphemy, and sexual perversion as well, the Templars were summarily arrested, tried, burned at the stake, and their Order extinguished in 1312. Whether the suppression of the Order was justified, and whether... View more info

Image for The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life and the Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence from the Blue and the Gray; The Armies and the Leaders

The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life and the Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence from the Blue and the Gray; The Armies and the Leaders

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Lanier, Robert S.; Taft, William H.; Lanier, Henry Wysham; Swift, Eben; Chadwick, French E.; Putnam, George Haven; Wright, Marcus J.; Elson, Henry W.; Barnes, James; Commager, Henry Steele

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Review of Reviews Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294064

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed with a few faint spots to spines of three volumes, hinges beginning to weaken, endpapers lightly foxed. 1911 Hard Cover. Ten hardcover volumes. Tall 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Miller's famous visual history of the American Civil war. Vol. 1: The Opening Battles (contributors: William Taft, James Barnes, et al); Vol. 2: Two Years of Grim War (text: Henry W. Elson; photographic descriptions: James Barnes); Vol. 3: The Decisive Battles (introduction: Frederick Dent Grant; text: Henry W. Elson; photo. descriptions: James Barnes); Vol. 4: The Cavalry... View more info

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History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons and Concordant Orders [Freemasonry]

By: Stillson, Henry Leonard; Hughan, William James; et al

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Fraternity Publishing Company: 1910

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2289766

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Boards and corners lightly rubbed, small ink gift note on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. xxxiv, 910 pp. Tall 8vo. Green pebbled cloth, gilt titles, gold, silver, and black decorations, gilt and green decorated endpapers. Includes photographs (some tinted), engravings, fold-out map, reproductions of documents, etc. View more info

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A Dream of Fair Women

By: Tennyson, Alfred [Lord]; Nicholson, Meredith; Winter, William; Riley, James Whitcomb; Stanton, Frank L.; Egan, Maurice Francis; Ogden, Mena Kemp; Hunt, Leigh; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; MacDonald, George; McCoy, Samuel; Carew, Thomas; Thackeray, Willia

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Seller ID: 2265339

Condition: Good


Front hinge repaired, spine faded. 1907 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Brown cloth, picture plate mounted on front board. A collection of poetry, with color illustrations by Harrison Fisher and decorative borders by E. Stetson Crawford. View more info

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A Dream of Fair Women

By: Tennyson, Alfred [Lord]; Nicholson, Meredith; Winter, William; Riley, James Whitcomb; Stanton, Frank L.; Egan, Maurice Francis; Ogden, Mena Kemp; Hunt, Leigh; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; MacDonald, George; McCoy, Samuel; Carew, Thomas; Thackeray, Willia

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Seller ID: 2284270

Condition: Very Good


Small mark near center of front picture plate, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1907 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Brown cloth, picture plate mounted on front board. A collection of poetry, with color illustrations by Harrison Fisher and decorative borders by E. Stetson Crawford. View more info

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A Dream of Fair Women

By: Tennyson, Alfred [Lord]; Nicholson, Meredith; Winter, William; Riley, James Whitcomb; Stanton, Frank L.; Egan, Maurice Francis; Ogden, Mena Kemp; Hunt, Leigh; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; MacDonald, George; McCoy, Samuel; Carew, Thomas; Thackeray, Willia

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1907

Seller ID: 2291312

Condition: Fair


Several pages loose but included. 1907 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Brown cloth, picture plate mounted on front board. A collection of poetry, with color illustrations by Harrison Fisher and decorative borders by E. Stetson Crawford. View more info

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The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, Volume XII [12], January 1897

By: Watson, William; James, Henry; Dowie, Menie Muriel; Harland, Henry; Nesbit, E.; Makower, Stanely V.; Milman, Lena; Grahame, Kenneth; Sharp, Evelyn; Swettenham, Frank Athelstane; Sickert, Oswald; Balfour, Marie Clothilde; Garnett, Richard; de Coutans, Ren

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: John Lane / Copeland & Day: 1897

Seller ID: 2291925

Condition: Good


Spine lightly toned, a few small tears to spine head, a few minor chips to spine base. 1897 Hard Cover. 344, 12 pp. Yellow boards. A collection of British literature. View more info