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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: $12.50

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273167

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. x, x, 517, [1] 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 a... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1933

Seller ID: 2198278

Condition: Good


Reprint. Lacks slipcase. Owner sticker on front endpaper, boards lightly spotted. 1933 Hard Cover. xiv, 397 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Ralph Adams Cram. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring and inventiv... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor Books: 1933

Seller ID: 2277335

Condition: Good


Spine creased, spine and wrappers lightly toned, light stain to front wrapper, light stain to page ridge, ink name on half-title page. 1933 Mass Market Paperback. xvi, 455 pp. Typography by Edward Gorey. Architecture is a subject of primary importance in Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, but above and beyond that, the book is concerned with such matters as the literature of the period (including the Chanson de Roland, whose epic strains were often sung in the halls of the ... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261475

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:22 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, edge of slipcase along opening a bit toned. 1957 Hard Cover. xx, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Francis Henry Taylor, photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting... View more info

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Goethe's Herman und Dorothea, with Introduction, Notes and Vocabulary (German Translation for English Learners)

By: Adams, W.A.; Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D.C. Heath and Company: 1904

Seller ID: 1737520

Condition: Very Good


Ink name and address on front endpaper. 1904 Hard Cover. Hermann and Dorothea is an epic poem, an idyll, written by German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe between 1796 and 1797, and was to some extent suggested by Johann Heinrich Voss's Luise, an idyll in hexameters, which was first published in 1782-84. Goethe's work is set around 1792 at the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars, when French forces under General Custine invaded and briefly occupied parts of the ... View more info

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Oresteia

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274057

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1961 Large Hardcover. In the Oresteia - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, its spirit of struggle and regeneration is eternal. View more info

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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Lattimore, Richard; Grene, David; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Warner, Rex; Arrowsmith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265086

Condition: Good


Stain to fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 360, [2] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors. Includes: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Antigone; Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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Aesop's Fables (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Aesop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276056

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 234, [6] pp. Pictorial cloth. A collection of Aesop's fables with color plates and black-and-white illustrations by Fritz Kredel. The story goes that a sow who had delivered a whole litter of piglets loudly accosted a lioness. How many children do you breed? asked the sow. I breed only one, said the lioness, but he is very well bred!' The fables of Aesop have become one of the most endu... View more info

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Fables of Aesop

By: Aesop

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1987

Seller ID: 2200842

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1987 Trade Paperback. One of the most comprehensive collections to be published since the classic V.S. Vernon Jones's edition, which appeared in 1912. It contains obscure but interesting selections such as The Oak and the Reed and The Mice and the Weasels at War in addition to well-known favorites. View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, A Death in the Family, & Shorter Fiction (The Library of America 159)

By: Agee, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203804

ISBN: 1931082812

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 818 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of two novels, a novella, and three short stories by the American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1958, with chronology and notes following text. Also included are reproductions of the photographs from Let Us Know Praise Famous Men, depicting the impoverished s... View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McDowell, Obolensky: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271540

Condition: Very Good


Modern reissue. Ink name on front endpaper, light edge wear. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A Death in the Family is an autobiographical novel by author James Agee, set in Knoxville, Tennessee. He began writing it in 1948, but it was not quite complete when he died in 1955. It was edited and released posthumously in 1957 by editor David McDowell. Agee's widow and children were left with little money after Agee's death and McDowell wanted t... View more info

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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

By: Agee, James

Price: $13.50

Publisher: George Braziller: 1962

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2266778

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Jacket spine-head and spine-base lightly rubbed, front jacket flap creased. A few faint spots along top edge of boards. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The present edition amounts to ninety some letters written over a period of thirty years to an Episcopalain priest who was not only the author's oldest friend, but, in a way, his foster father. James Rufus Agee (/?e?d?i?/ AY-jee; November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955) wa... View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: Agee, James; Evans, Walker

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York: 1966

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2141584

Condition: Very Good


1978 9th printing. Spine faintly creased, text pages toned (photo pages still bright). 1966 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 428 pp. Black & white photographs precede text. In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 LET US NO... View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

By: Agee, James; Evans, Walker

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195171

Condition: Very Good


First printing thus. Ink underlining on four pages only, otherwise excellent. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [5], 416 pp. Black & white photographs precede text. In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when in 1941 LET US NOW PRAISE F... View more info

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Fever and Other New Poems

By: Akhmadulina, Bella; Yevtushenko, Yevgeny; Dutton, Geoffrey; Mezhakoff-Koriakin, Igor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263304

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket corners rubbed with 1 inch closed tear to spine head, rear jacket panel toned, small sticker on jacket spine base. 1969 Hard Cover. vi, 66 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by a member of the Russian New Wave literary movement who Joseph Brodsky once called the best living poet in the Russian language. Translated by Geoffrey Dutton and Igor Mezhakoff-Koriakin, with an introduction by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. View more info

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Selected Poems (Penguin Modern European Poets)

By: Akhmatova, Anna; McKane, Richard; Sinyavsky, Andrei

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268419

ISBN: 0140421157

Condition: Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned, minor general wear. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 111 pp. Translated with an introduction by Richard McKane, and an essay by Andrei Sinyavsky. Anna Akhmatova is identified, along with Osip Mandelstam, Boris Pasternak, and Marina Tsvetaeva, as one of the four leading poets of Twentieth-Century Russian literature. Her poetry, classically rhymed and metered but also laconic and highly elliptical, is deeply engaged with predecessors such as... View more info

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The Wanderer (Le Grand Meaulnes)

By: Alain-Fournier [Fournier, Henri-Alban]; Delisle, Francoise; Peyre, Henri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261479

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xxx, 232 pp. 8vo. is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier who was killed in the first month of World War I. It is somewhat biographical - especially the name of the heroine Yvonne, for whom he had a doomed infatuation in Paris. Fifteen-year-old Francois Seurel narrates the story of his friendship with seventeen-year-old August... View more info

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Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy (Parts I and II, with Illustrations)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2266222

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, a few light spots on rear board, front and rear hinges starting, ink name on second blank. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 532 pp. Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books over several months at the request of her publisher.[1][2] Following the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—the n... View more info

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Rose in Bloom (The Golden Days Series, Illustrated)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M.A. Donohue & Co.: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272415

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 319 pp. Includes color frontispiece. Rose in Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott, depicts the story of a nineteenth-century girl, Rose Campbell, finding her way in society. It is Alcott's sequel to Eight Cousins. View more info

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Jack and Jill (Complete Authorized Edition)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272416

Condition: Very Good


Surface tears along jacket edges, one-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear, a few small tears along jacket edges. A few small spots on top page ridge, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Includes color frontispiece. Jack and Jill: A Village Story by Louisa May Alcott, is a children's book originally published in 1880. It takes place in a small New England town after the Civil War. The story of two good... View more info

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Under the Lilacs (Orchard House Edition)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1937

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272417

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed with a few minor tears along edges. Ink name and date on half-title page. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. Includes color frontispiece. Bab and Betty, two little girls, are having a tea party with their dolls when an unknown dog appears and steals their cake. The girls find the dog, Sancho, along with his owner Ben Brown, a run-away from the circus who is hiding in their play barn in a carriage. They ... View more info

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Shawl Straps. A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searlf: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206490

Condition: Fair


First UK edition. Binding loose, needs recasing. Corners rubbed. 1873 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 308 pp. An account of a trip to Europe by the author of Little Women. A travel work designed by the author to be as cheerful and as short as possible. She therefore confined herself to the personal haps and mishaps, adventures and experiences, of her wanderers. Covers Brittany, France, Switzerland, Italy and London.KEYWORDS: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT LI... View more info

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Three Proverb Stories (Kitty's Class-Day, A Stitch in Time Saves Nine; Aunt Kipp, Children and Fools Speak the Truth; Psyche's Art, Handsome is that Handsome Does)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.; Hoppin, Augustus

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Loring: 1889

Seller ID: 2207251

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa mid-late 1800's), stains throughout, pencil names. 1889 Hard Cover. 148 pp. Illustrated by Augustus Hoppin. Three Proverb Stories (Kitty's Class-Day, A Stitch in Time Saves Nine; Aunt Kipp, Children and Fools Speak the Truth; Psyche's Art, Handsome is that Handsome Does).KEYWORDS: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT LITERATURE THREE PROVERB STORIES KITTYS CLASS-DAY AUNT KIPP PSYCHES ART AUGUSTUS HOPPIN View more info

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Eight Cousins or, The Aunt-Hill

By: Alcott, Louisa M.; Richards, Harriet Roosevelt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2207258

Condition: Very Good


Faint smudges to page ridge, pages lightly dog-eared. 1920 Hard Cover. 292 pp. Illustrated by Harriet Roosevelt Richards. Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad, he takes over her ca... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 2199974

Condition: Good


1914 reprint. Hinge loosening. We have more books available by this author!. 376 pp. 8vo. 6 7/8 x 4 7/8. Frontispiece illustration. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to ... View more info

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Little Women; Little Men; Jo's Boys (The Library of America 156)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203805

ISBN: 1931082731

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1092 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of three novels by the American writer, member of the Transcendentalists, and friend of other New England intellectuals such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Little Women; Little Men; Jo's Boys. Th... View more info

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Eight Cousins, or, The Aunt Hill

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 2262048

Condition: Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few very minor tears, small tear to jacket spine-head, jacket lightly foxed. Top page ridge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278 pp. Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden aunts, the matriarchs... View more info

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Spinning-Wheel Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1908

Seller ID: 2262049

Condition: Good


Jacket flap crease torn three-quarters of the way along length, jacket edges rubbed with a few small tears and chip. A few light spots on boards, bottom corners of boards bumped, pages lightly toned. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. A collection of 12 short stories. View more info

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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Seller ID: 2262050

Condition: Very Good


Very faint stain on jacket rear, two half-inch chips and small tear to jacket spine-head, ink marks on rear jacket flap. A few light spots on spine, very faint stain to top page ridge. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 362 pp. A Sequel to Little Men. The novel is the final book in the unofficial Little Women series. In it, Jo's children, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. View more info

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Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 2262051

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. A few light spots on spine, light stain on page base, pages lightly toned. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 354 pp. A collection of short stories. View more info