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East River: A Novel of New York

By: Asch, Sholem; Gross, A.H.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276274

Condition: Good


First American edition. Boards lightly soiled, two owner bookplates on front endpapers, jacket edges rubbed, jacket toned. 1946 Hard Cover. 438 pp. 8vo. Translated by A.H. Gross. Two immigrant families struggle to adjust to a new way of life and find happiness in New York City during the early 1900s. View more info

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Maps for Lost Lovers

By: Aslam, Nadeem

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269607

ISBN: 0571221807

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky. 2004 Hard Cover. 369, [5] pp. 8vo. The second novel by the award-winning British Pakistani author. In an unnamed town in England, Jugnu and Chanda have disappeared - and Chanda's brothers have been arrested for their murder. What follows is an unravelling of all that is sacred to the family, as the pious Kaukab tries desperately to square the traditional justice of her culture with the more personal consequences of their murder. 'Maps for Lost Lovers' opens the heart of a family at the crossroads of culture, community, nationality and religion and expresses their pa... View more info

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Sails of Gold

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 2274311

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, a few light smudges and stains to boards, bookplate on second blank. 1927 Large Hardcover. 166 pp. Includes a story by A.A. Milne about Tigger. Milne had published Winnie-the-Pooh just one year earlier. An anthology of stories edited by Lady Cynthia Asquith. CONTENTS: Ianthe Jerrold: A Lovely Lady; John Buchan: The Magic Walking Stick; Laurence Binyon: In the Aquarium at the Zoo; Denis Mackail: What Happened to Oz; Geoffrey Dearmer: The Giraffe; H. Belloc: Agincourt; Mary Webb: The Secret Joy; A.A. Milne: Tigger Comes to the Forest; Cynthia Asquith: Teddy Bear; Mary Webb: The Cuckoo... View more info

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New Voices in the American Theatre (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 258)

By: Atkinson, Brooks; Williams, Tennessee; Miller, Arthur; Inge, William; Axelrod, George; Anderson, Robert; Wouk, Herman

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1956425

ISBN: 0394602587

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Printed between 1969 and 1975 based on jacket design. Jacket lightly rubbed. Very Good. 1955 Hard Cover. xi, 559 pp. 2-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, silver titles & rules on spine, blind-stamped emblem & border on front board. A collection of American plays, with a foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams; Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge; The Seven Year Itch by George Axelrod; Tea and Sympathy by Robert Anderson; and The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial by... View more info

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Alias Grace

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 2294407

ISBN: 0385475713

Condition: Near Fine


First U.S. edition. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 468 pp. 8vo. Inspiration for the CBC miniseries. In Alias Grace, bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since The Handmaid's Tale. She takes us back in time and into the life of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the nineteenth century. Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and Nancy Montgomery, his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; ot... View more info

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Bottle

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Hay Festival Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200662

ISBN: 0954716809

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. 2004 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. CONTENTS: Bottle -- It's not easy being half-divine -- King Log in exile -- Take charge -- Thylacine ragout -- Post-colonial -- Faster -- Nightingale -- Bottle II. Keywords: MARGARET ATWOOD BOTTLE CANADIAN LITERATURE SHORT STORIES View more info

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The Blind Assassin: A Novel

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266860

ISBN: 0771008635

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket spine a bit faded. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 521, [3] pp. 8vo. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, inspiration for the Hulu original television adaptation. Winner of the Man Booker Prize and the Hammett Prize, Time's best novel of the year 2000, and one of Time's top 100 novels since 1923. Margaret Atwood takes the art of storytelling to new heights in a dazzling new novel that unfolds layer by astonishing layer and concludes in a brilliant and wonderfully satisfying twist. For the past twenty-five ... View more info

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The Testaments (Barnes & Noble Book Club Exclusive Edition)

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295088

ISBN: 0385545592

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2019 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 431 pp. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia. Her complex past and unce... View more info

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Oryx and Crake: A Novel

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2003

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 2302512

ISBN: 0747562598

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Minor general wear. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 378 pp. From the author of The Handmaid's Tale, a Hulu original television adaptation. Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of answers, Snowman embarks on a journey--with the help of the gre... View more info

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The Winthrop Covenant (The First Edition Society)

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Houghton Mifflin trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Jerry Pinkney. A collection of short stories thematically focused on the Puritan ethic, by the lawyer and novelist. View more info

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Selected Journals and Other Writings (Penguin Nature Classics)

By: Audubon, John James; Forkner, Ben

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195122

ISBN: 0140241264

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges rubbed, pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. xliii, 573 pp. The fist one-volume selection of non-ornithological writings from one of America's premier naturalists and painters. Gathered here are the fruits of his [Audubon's] literary talent: journals, letters, bird biographies, a memoir of his early years, and stories of the American frontier.... His enormous efforts resulted in the finest collection of American birds ever painted by a single individual. Yet readers of this anthology of his writings will discover an equally monumental achievement--a life dedicated to the ap... View more info

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Mansfield Park (Penguin Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2201344

ISBN: 0141439807

Condition: Good


Spine and wrappers creased, remainder mark, ink underlining throughout text. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xlix, 507 pp. Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence in Antigua, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation. Mansfield Park is considered Jane Austen's first mature work and, with i... View more info

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Persuasion (Modern Library Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Modern Library: 2001

Seller ID: 2275166

Condition: Good


Crease to front wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In the novel, Anne Elliot, the heroine Austen called 'almost too good for me,' has let herself be persuaded not to marry Frederick Wentworth, a fine and attractive man without means. Eight years later, Captain Wentworth returns from the Napoleonic Wars with a triumphant naval career behind him, a substantial fortune to his name, and an eagerness to wed. Austen explores the complexities of human relationships as they change over time. 'She is a prose Shakespeare,' Thomas Macaulay wrote of Austen in 1842... View more info

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Northanger Abbey (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 2278616

ISBN: 1593083807

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A wonderfully entertaining coming-of-age story, Northanger Abbey is often referred to as Jane Austen’s “Gothic parody.” Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers give the story an uncanny air, but one with a decidedly satirical twist. View more info

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Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Penguin English Library: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281602

ISBN: 0140431020

Condition: Good


Reprint. Pages faintly toned. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. These three short works show Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary styles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and settings. The early epistolary novel Lady Susan depicts an unscrupulous coquette, toying with the affections of several men. In contrast, The Watsons is a delightful fragment, whose spirited heroine -­ Emma -­ finds her marriage opportunities limited by poverty and pride. Meanwhile Sanditon, set in a seaside resort, offers a gl... View more info

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Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Bantam: 1984

Seller ID: 2297840

ISBN: 0553211374

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1984 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Jane Austen’s last completed novel, Persuasion is a delightful social satire of England’s landed gentry and a moving tale of lovers separated by class distinctions. After years apart, unmarried Anne Elliot, the heroine Jane Austen called “almost too good for me,” encounters the dashing naval officer others persuaded her to reject, as he now courts the rash and younger Louisa Musgrove. Superbly drawn, these characters and those of Anne’s prideful father, Sir Walter, the scheming Mrs. Clay, and t... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Wartime Edition, 1941 Printing)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1941

Seller ID: 2299152

Condition: Very Good


Wartime edition, 1941 printing. Laminate peeling, wrappers creased, ink name and address label on half-title page. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 399 pp. Complete and unabridged. Pride and Prejudice finds its motif by unconquerable pride, and the other blinded by prejudice. All of the characters are drawn with the humor, delicacy and intimate knowledge of men and women which are always found in Jane Austen, and are vividly brought to life under her unerring touch and incomparable genius. View more info

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Northanger Abbey

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / The Temple Press at Letchworth: 1922

Seller ID: 2300916

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1922 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 206 pp. A wonderfully entertaining coming-of-age story, Northanger Abbey is often referred to as Jane Austen’s “Gothic parody.” Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers give the story an uncanny air, but one with a decidedly satirical twist. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (International Collectors Library)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1945

Seller ID: 2300981

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 378 pp. Original blue leatherette hardcover binding with gold lettering & design, gilt top page ridge, blue ribbon marker. Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel of manners written by Jane Austen in 1813. The novel follows the character development of Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist of the book who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgments and comes to appreciate the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness. Its humour lies in its honest depiction of manners, education, marr... View more info

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Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2004

Seller ID: 2301308

ISBN: 0760750874

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 2004 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Jane Austen’s last completed novel, Persuasion is a delightful social satire of England’s landed gentry and a moving tale of lovers separated by class distinctions. After years apart, unmarried Anne Elliot, the heroine Jane Austen called “almost too good for me,” encounters the dashing naval officer others persuaded her to reject, as he now courts the rash and younger Louisa Musgrove. Superbly drawn, these characters and those of Anne’s prideful father, Sir Walter, the scheming Mrs. Clay, and the dupli... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (The World's Best Reading)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1984

Seller ID: 2301990

ISBN: 0895771985

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. One of the greatest love stories ever told, beautifully repackaged for a modern teen audience Loved TWILIGHT?Then you'll adore Pride and Prejudice! Love isn't always at first sight. When Elizabeth Bennet meets Mr Darcy, it's fair to say he doesn't make the best first impression. Arrogant, condescending and aloof, he is everything the spirited and clever Elizbeth despises - and that's before he breaks her sister's heart. But why, then, do her thoughts turn to him again and again? Slowly, Elizabeth starts to real... View more info

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The Juvenilia of Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte

By: Austen, Jane; Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Penguin: 1986

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2301656

ISBN: 0140432671

Condition: Good


5th printing. Page edges faintly toned. 1986 Mass Market Paperback. Early stories tell of postponed weddings, shallow friends, a reluctant bride, and a duke's tragic decline. View more info

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Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00  $236.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an introduction by Richard Church and wood engravings by Joan Hassall. View more info

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Red Cavalry

By: Babel, I.; Helstein, Nadia

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1929

Seller ID: 2301164

Condition: Very Good


First English translation, from the 1828 third revised edition. No jacket. A few spots on spine, boards lightly toned. Related newspaper clipping laid in. 1929 Hard Cover. viii, 213 pp. Red Cavalry or Konarmiya (Russian: ????????) is a collection of short stories by Russian author Isaac Babel about the 1st Cavalry Army. The stories take place during the Polish–Soviet War and are based on Babel's diary, which he maintained when he was a journalist assigned to the Semyon Budyonny's First Cavalry Army. First published in the 1920s, the book was one of the Russian people's first literary exposur... View more info

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The Complete Works of Isaac Babel

By: Babel, Isaac; Babel, Nathalie; Constantine, Peter; Ozick, Cynthia

Price: $22.00  $17.60

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289210

ISBN: 0393048462

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine publisher's slipcase. 2002 Hard Cover. 1072 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century?and the most revered short-story writer since Chekhov?Isaac Babel (1894-1940) left an extraordinary literary legacy that continues to grow, remarkably, more than sixty years after his death in Lubyanka Prison at the hands of Stalin's secret police. Despite Babel's celebrated stature?which had already been achieved during his lifetime?the whole of his work, owing to his arrest and the state of affairs in the... View more info

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Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2202217

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, front hinge starting, rear board edge slightly bumped, ink name and date to front endpaper, pages toned. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 432 pp. A story of the hardy wood-choppers of Vermont, who founded their homes in the Adirondack wilderness. Eben, the hero, is a bachelor with an imagination that is a very wilderness of oddities. Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. Keywords: IRVING BACHELLER EBEN HOLDEN TALE OF NORTH COUNTRY VERMONT ADIRONDACK ... View more info

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Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202227

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned. 1907 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Excerpt from Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing 'Always, when our train went roaring into the quiet village, we used to look out of the car-window down across the river and a smooth stretch of fields into the edge of the little town. At a small, familiar opening in the shade trees, almost half a mile from the train, we never failed to see the ?icker of a white handkerchief. It signaled their welcome. And then - well, I doubt if any one may have in this w... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285627

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosop... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294860

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting on fore edge, a few minor scuffs. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially... View more info

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Whistle For Good Fortune: In which it is shown how six from six makes six and one to carry, with other riddles here and there along the way

By: Bailey, Margery

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198574

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1940 Hard Cover. 237 pp. 8vo. Children's book of vaguely nonsensical fables, with many illustrations by Alice B. Preston. View more info