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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 Horace, Dante, Shakespeare, Byron, Dostoevsky, Annensky and above all Pushkin, and also with contemporaries such as Mandelst... 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 Augustin Meaulnes as Meaulnes searches for his lost love. Impulsive, reckless and heroic, Meaulnes embodies the romantic ideal, the... View more info

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The Best of Louisa May Alcott: A Charming Illustrated Collection Including Little Women, Little Men, and the Finest Short Stories.

By: Alcott, Louis May; Booss, Claire

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gramercy Books: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295960

ISBN: 0517100347

Condition: Very Good


General light wear to jacket. Spine soiled, purple mark on page base. 1994 Hard Cover. x, 789 pp. Edited by Claire Booss. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill, Reginald B. Birch, Addie Ledyard and others. A collection of stories from Louisa May Alcott, including Little Women, Little Men and twenty-four short stories. 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 novel details their passage from childhood to womanhood and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters.[3][4]:202 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 friends named Jack and Janey, Jack and Jill tells of the aftermath of a serious sledding accident. 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 discover that Ben is a horse master and when he is taken in by the Moss', they get him a job on a neighboring farm. It is the... View more info

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Under the Lilacs

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1905

Seller ID: 2278878

Condition: Good


No jacket, binding repaired, minor loss to spine head and spine base, ink note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. 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 discover that Ben is a horse master and when he is taken in by the Moss', they get him a job on a neighboring farm. It is there that he can work with horses and dr... View more info

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My Boys [Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. My Boys, Etc.]

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279499

Condition: Very Good


Reissue of BAL 168 (early 1900s). No jacket, tear along spine head and front hinge, a few light smudges to first few pages. We have more books available by this author!. 215 pp. CONTENTS; My Boys; Tessa's Surprises; Buzz; The Children's Joke; Dandelion; Madam Cluck, and Her Family; A Curious Call; Tilly's Christmas; My Little Gentleman; Back Windows; Little Marie of Lehon; My May-Day Among Curious Birds and Beasts; Our Little Newsboy; Patty's Patchwork. View more info

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Spinning-Wheel Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1885

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2279512

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing. No jacket, ink gift note on second blank. 1885 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. Engraved ads for Alcott's other books follow text (BAL 206). A collection of 12 short stories. CONTENTS: Grandma's Story; Tabby's Table-Cloth; Eli's Education; Onawandah; Little Things; The Banner of Beaumanoir; Jerseys, or, the Girl's Ghost; The Little House in the Garden; Daisy's Jewel-Box, and How She Filled It; Corny's Catamount; The Cooking-Class; The Hare and the Tortoise. View more info

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A Modern Mephistopheles, and A Whisper in the Dark

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279513

Condition: Near Fine


First Thus: second edition of A Modern Mephistopheles, first appearance of A Whisper in the Dark (BAL 219). No jacket, ink gift note on second blank, pages very faintly toned. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. ABOUT A MODERN MEPHISTOPHELES: This chilling tale of lust, deception, and greed beings on a midwinter night as Felix Canaris, a despairing writer about to take his own life, is saved by a knock at the door. His mysterious visitor, Jasper Helwyze, promises the poor student fame and fortune in return for his complete devotion. The embittered Helwyze the... View more info

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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to Little Men

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1914

Seller ID: 2279514

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink gift note on front endpaper, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 365 pp. 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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Poppies and Wheat

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279516

Condition: Very Good


First Thus (BAL 230). No jacket, sticker on front paste-down endpaper, ink gift note on front endppaer, pencil marks on page one. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. Green cloth boards with gilt titles and red poppies on cover. EXCERPT: As the great steamer swung round into the stream the cloud Of white handkerchiefs waving on the wharf melted away, the last good-byes grew fainter, and those who went and those who stayed felt that the parting was over. 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 LITERATURE SHAWL STRAPS EUROPE EUROPEAN ADVENTURE TRAVEL AUNT JO View more info

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Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1883

Seller ID: 2279517

Condition: Fair


No jacket, cloth on spine almost entirely detached from rear hinge, front and rear hinges starting, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, title page missing, page 379 loose from binding but included, pencil marks on second blank and rear endpaper recto. 1883 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ii, 379 pp. These sketches, taken from letters hastily written in the few leisure moments of a very busy life, make no pretension to literary merit, but are simply a brief record of one person's hospital experience. As such, they are republished, with their many faults but partial... View more info

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Moods

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Loring: 1865

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2279518

Condition: Good


Third edition (BAL 149). Loss to spine head and spine base partially obscuring title and publisher name, edges rubbed, pencil name on front endpapers. 1865 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 297 pp. Moods, Louisa May Alcott's first novel was published in 1864, four years before the best-selling Little Women. The novel unconventionally presents a little woman, a true-hearted abolitionist spinster, and a fallen Cuban beauty, their lives intersecting in Alcott's first major depiction of the woman problem. Sylvia Yule, the heroine of Moods, is a passionate tomboy who year... 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 care. Through his unorthodox theories about child-rearing, she becomes happier and healthier while finding her place in her fam... View more info

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The Quiet Little Woman: A Christmas Story

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Honor Books: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2295268

ISBN: 1562926160

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Minor sticker adhesive on rear jacket panel, light stains along edges of rear jacket. Light stain along bottom edge of pages. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 122 pp. Illustrated by C. Michael Dudash. Three Christmas stories tell of an orphan who finds a new home, a little girl who rescues a bird, and a horse who shares her life story at midnight on Christmas Eve. View more info

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A Long Fatal Love Chase

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Dell Book: 1997

Seller ID: 2295964

ISBN: 0440223016

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper creased, pages faintly toned. 1997 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 356 pp. I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom, cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her remote island home, ready to take Rosamond to her word. Spellbound by the mysterious Philip Tempest, Rosamond is seduced with promises of love and freedom, then spirited away on Tempest's sumptuous yacht. But she soon finds herself trapped in a web of intrigue, cruelty, and deceit. ... 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 'Little Men'. Little Men tells the story of Jo Bhaer and the children at Plumfield Estate School. The book was inspired by th... 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. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic wor... 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 of her wealthy Boston family. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad, he takes over her care. Through his uno... 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

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Kitty's Class Day and Other Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1908

Seller ID: 2262052

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed, jacket spine lightly foxed, ink marks on front jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. A collection of short stories, including Kitty's Class Day, Aunt Kipp and Psyche's Art. View more info

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A Garland for Girls

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1908

Seller ID: 2262053

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine-head and spine-base lightly rubbed, jacket faintly foxed. A few light spots on rear board, pages lightly toned. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. A collection of seven stories. View more info

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An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 2262054

Condition: Very Good


Quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head and spine-base. A few light spots on spine, pages lightly toned. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 3428 pp. The book revolves around Polly Milton, the old-fashioned girl who titles the story. Polly visits her wealthy friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by the fashionable and urban life they live––but also left out because of her countrified manners and outdated clothes. The novel was the basis of a 1949 musical film starring Gloria Jean as Polly. View more info