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The Time Machine

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Aldiss, Brian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281108

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1986 Full-Leather. x, [2], 97, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk ribbon bound in. Wells's classic science fiction story centered around the invention of a time machine (a term coined by Wells and now used ubiquitously to refer to the type of device he describes). The novel has inspired several radio and film adaptations. View more info

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The Invisible Man

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2268781

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1967 Full-Leather. xvii, [3], 164, [10] pp. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The word 'invisible' in the title is cleverly debossed instead of stamped in gilt like the rest of the title. The classic science fiction tale of a man who can turn himself invisible, with an introduction by Bernard Bergonzi and illustrations by Charles Mozley. View more info

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Ya-Yas in Bloom: A Novel

By: Wells, Rebecca

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201021

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few faint smudges to page ridges.Jacket lightly toned. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. For readers everywhere who are ga-ga for the Ya-Yas and clamoring for more and for those who are lucky enough to be discovering the Ya-Yas for the first time, comes a new book about the incomparable Sisterhood, bursting with life and funnier than ever....An emotionally charged addition to Rebecca Wells' award-winning bestseller Little Altars Everywhere and #1 New York Times bestseller Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, YA-YAS IN BLOOM reveals... View more info

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Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel

By: Wells, Rebecca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Broken Moon Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201022

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very minor wear to wrapper corners. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 224 pp. Author's first book. We are swinging high, flying way up, higher than in real life. And when I look down, I see all the ordinary stuff--our brick house, the porch, the tool shed, the clothesline, the chinaberry tree. But they are all lit up from inside so their everyday selves have holy sparks, they'd go and kneel in front of them and pray and just feel good. Somehow the whole world looks like little altars everywhere.Little Altars Everywhere is a national bests... View more info

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Complete Novels: The Robber Bridegroom; Delta Wedding; The Ponder Heart; Losing Battles; The Optimist's Daughter (The Library of America 101)

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203816

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1009 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. The complete novels of the American author best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning The Optimist's Daughter, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: The Robber Bridegroom; Delta Wedding; The Ponder Heart; Losing Battles; The Optimist's Daughter. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American ... View more info

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Stories, Essays, & Memoir: A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories; The Wide Net, and Other Stories; The Golden Apples; The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories; Other Stories; Selected Essays; One Writer's Beginnings (The Library of America 102)

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203967

ISBN: 1883011558

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 976 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short stories and essays by the American author best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning The Optimist's Daughter, with a memoir, and chronology and notes following text. Includes: A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories; The Wide Net, and Other Stories; The Golden Apples; The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories; Other Stories; Selected Essays; One Writer's Beginnings. This edition is ... View more info

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Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273034

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch closed tear on jacket corner, jacket price clipped. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436 pp. Three generations of Granny Vaughn's descendants gather at her Mississippi home to celebrate her 90th birthday. Possessed of the true storyteller's gift, the members of this clan cannot resist the temptation to swap tales. View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2199248

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Lacks jacket. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 104 pp. One Writer's Beginnings is a collection of autobiographical essays by Eudora Welty, winner of the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book is based on three lectures she delivered at Harvard University in April 1983, as part of the William E. Massey Sr. lecture series. The three essays are entitled: Listening, Learning to See, and Finding a Voice. In the essays, Ms. Welty explains the inescapable bond between her childhood in Mississippi and her later career as a writer. She shares details fro... View more info

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Class Reunion

By: Werfel, Franz; Chambers, Whittaker (Translator)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197647

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly toned with minor wear to edges, minor crease on front jacket flap. 1929 Hard Cover. 204 pp. A novel by the author of Forty Days of Musa Dagh. Class Reunion (original title: Der Abituriententag) is a novel by Franz Werfel first published in German in 1928... In 1974 a German language television movie with the same title was produced for the ZDF. It was directed by Eberhard Itzenplitz and starred Hans Jaray, Jan Christian, Bruno Dallansky, Peter Faerber, and Heinz Moog. - Wikipedia View more info

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Myths and Legends of China

By: Werner, E.T.C. [Edward Theodore Chalmers]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brentano's: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266384

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Frontispiece repaired at binding, boards a bit soiled. 1922 Hard Cover. 453, [3] pp. A survey of Chinese mythology by the sinologist specializing in the myths, magic, and superstitions of China throughout history. In this fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E.T.C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in Peking. A former barrister and British consul in Foochow, Werner presents a wealth of information illuminating the ideas and beliefs that governed the daily... View more info

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Household in Athens: A Novel

By: Wescott, Glenway

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1947

Seller ID: 1528562

Condition: Good


A bit rubbed & toned. 1947 Mass Market Paperback. 191 pp. A drama set in Athens during World War II. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Glenway Wescott (April 11, 1901 - February 22, 1987) was a major American novelist during the 1920-1940 period and a figure in the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s...Wescott was born on a farm in Kewaskum, Wisconsin in 1901. His younger brother, Lloyd Wescott, was born in Wisconsin in 1907. He studied at the University of Chicago, where he was a member of a literary circle including Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Yvor Winters, and Janet Lewis. Indepen... View more info

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I'm Talking About Jerusalem: The Final Play of the Wesker Trilogy

By: Wesker, Arnold

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1960

Seller ID: 1514512

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed & faded, some ink marks in text. 1960 Mass Market Paperback. 78 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sir Arnold Wesker (born 24 May 1932) is a prolific British dramatist known for his contributions to kitchen sink drama. He is the author of 42 plays, 4 volumes of short stories, 2 volumes of essays, a book on journalism, a children's book, extensive journalism, poetry and other assorted writings. His plays have been translated into 17 languages and performed worldwide. View more info

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The Constant Sinner (Babe Gordon)

By: West, Mae

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Macaulay Company, New York: 1931

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 1926257

Condition: Very Good


First thus. 4th printing, following three printings under a different title. Includes scarce jacket with colorful headshot of the protagonist Babe Gordon (jacket art by 'Polly'). 1 inch tear to jacket base with minor loss from corners, rear jacket panel & reverse of spine stained, jacket lightly toned & soiled.Good. 1931 Hard Cover. vi, 313 pp. 8vo. Original orange cloth, maroon titles, orange top page ridge. West's first novel. Originally released as Babe Gordon, it was reissued with a new title based on a contest sponsored by the publisher in which 4,673 suggestions were submitted. The novel... View more info

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No One Noticed When God Died

By: West, Robert D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Estuary: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1539540

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, 413 of 500. Signed by author. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. 54 pp. Collection from American poet Robert D. West. Robert D. West was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1926 and has primarily been in the field of radio broadcasting, first as a news reporter, later as a program director and station manager. His first poem was written at the age of 11 and he has been writing poetry ever since, although he is not prolific. In fact, most of his poems appear in this volume. For ten years he taught creative writing in poetry at Cleveland College of Case-Western Reserve... View more info

The Greatness of Man: An Essay on Dostoyevsky and Whitman

By: Westbrook, Perry D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Thomas Yoseloff: 1961

Seller ID: 1300697

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edge wear, jacket price clipped.Good. 1961 Hard Cover. 175 pp. An essay examining the literary perspectives of the great Russian existential novelist, and the renowned American poet. View more info

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The Mysterious World of Sherlock Holmes: The Illustrated Guide to the Famous Cases, Infamous Adversaries, and Ingenious Methods of the Great Detective

By: Wexler, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Courage Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2158220

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 2008 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Over a century since his first appearance in print, Sherlock Holmes remains an iconic figure today. This unique companion is a collector’s dream, allowing fans to delve into the criminal environment of foggy, gas-lit Victorian London-the world of the all-time greatest detective. The book brings to life the elements of Holmes’s success, the crime scene of his day, his history in film and television, and the present-day Holmes legacy. Featured throughout are famous figures such as Holmes... View more info

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Through Colonial Doorways

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $17.50

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2202700

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine toned, three small smudges to rear board, pencil note to front endpaper. 1893 Hard Cover. ix, 237 pp. ...insight into the social and domestic life of Colonial days. To read of councils, congresses, and battles is not enough: men and women wish to know something more intimate and personal of the life of the past, of how their ancestors lived and loved as well of how they wrought, suffered and died.Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles Whart... View more info

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Through Colonial Doorways

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2280234

Condition: Good


No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, front hinge starting, endpapers faintly foxed. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. ...insight into the social and domestic life of Colonial days. To read of councils, congresses, and battles is not enough: men and women wish to know something more intimate and personal of the life of the past, of how their ancestors lived and loved as well of how they wrought, suffered and died. Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampt... View more info

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Colonial Days and Dames

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2280235

Condition: Very Good


Spine very slightly cocked, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Illustrated by E.S. Holloway. CONTENTS: Colonial Days; Women in the Early Settlement; A Group of Early Poetesses; Colonial Dames; Old Landmarks; Weddings and Merry-Makings; Legend and Romance. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles Wharton and Mary McLanahan Boggs. She was educated ... View more info

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In Chateau Land

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286981

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly foxed, bottom corner of front board stained. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 389 pp. Top page ridge gilt. With 25 illustrations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Hollingsworth Wharton was an American writer and historian. Born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, daughter of Charles Wharton and Mary McLanahan Boggs she was educated at a private school in Philadelphia. She devoted herself chiefly to the study of the social history of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods of the United States, wrote a number of entertaining books and... View more info

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Certain People

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $125.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1865239

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket toned, jacket corners rubbed with minor loss, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 232 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & border. A short story collection by the Pulitzer Prize winning author best known for The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome. Brenni 26: Contains Atrophy, A Bottle of Perrier, After Holbein, Dieu d'Amour, The Refugees, and Mr. Jones. View more info

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The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283820

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine very slightly cocked, hinges starting. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 633 pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. Originally published in 1907, this little known novel by the author of The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But... View more info

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The Children

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283832

Condition: Very Good


First edition. (Stated, with 1 on final text page.) No jacket, light smudges on top page ridge. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 346 pp. The Children is a comic, bittersweet novel about the misadventures of a bachelor and a band of precocious children. The seven Wheater children, stepbrothers and stepsisters grown weary of being shuttled from parent to parent are eager for their parents' latest reconciliation to last. A chance meeting between the children and the solitary 46-year old Martin Boyne leads to a series of unforgettable encounters. View more info

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The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286801

Condition: Good


First edition. A few faint stains on front board, rear hinge starting. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 633 pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. Originally published in 1907, this little known novel by the author of The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But... View more info

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The Fruit of the Tree

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286941

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 633, [7] pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. Originally published in 1907, this little known novel by the author of The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But upper management, whos... View more info

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Novellas and Other Writings: Madame de Treymes; Ethan Frome; Summer; Old New York [False Dawn (The 'Forties), The Old Maid (The 'Fifties), The Spark (The 'Sixties), New Year's Day (The 'Seventies)]; The Mother's Recompense; A Backward Glance (The Library of America 47)

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203808

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1137 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of novellas and other writings by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist who was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Madame de Treymes; Ethan Frome; Summer; Old New York [False Dawn (The 'Forties), The Old Maid (The 'Fifties), The Spark (The 'Sixties), New Year's Day (The 'Seventies)]; The Mother's Recompense; A Bac... View more info

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Collected Stories, 1891-1910 (The Library of America 121)

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203809

ISBN: 1883011930

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 928 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short stories by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist who was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times, with chronology and notes following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American literature and history in print as a way of preserving cultural heritag... View more info

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The Age of Innocence

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The First Edition Library: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205378

Condition: Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase and jacket. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 364, [1] pp. 8vo. High quality facsimile reprint of original first edition. Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people 'dreaded scandal more than disease.' This is Newland Archer’s world as he prepares to marry the beautiful but conventional May Welland. But when the mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska returns to New York after a disastrous ... View more info

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Ethan Frome and Summer

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Borders: 2003

Seller ID: 2260357

ISBN: 1587260921

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Two complete novels by a celebrated writer of the early 20th Century. View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283787

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (no ads following text). Tabard Inn Library bookplate and pencil name on front endpapers. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 532 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and top edge. The popular second novel by the author who later became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1921). Originally serialized in Scribner's Magazine, its success was described by Charles Scribner as 'the most rapid sale of any book ever published by Scribner' (Benstock, A Critical History of The House of Mirth). This catapulted Wharton's career as a writer, and her works influen... View more info