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The Classical World of H.D. [Hilda Doolittle]

By: Swann, Thomas Burnett

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2274364

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Lightly rubbed. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An examination of the Classical influences that suffuse the work of poet Hilda Doolittle. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World (McKay's Colored Classics)

By: Swift, Dean [Jonathan]; Waller, John Francis

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2178407

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1910. Hinges repaired, minor bookplate remnants on endpapers. 446 pp. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. 10 color plates and 50 wood engravings. Part of a series of illustrated classics, each 'illustrated by 10 full-page colored plates, printed in eight colors, and numerous wood cuts from designs by Sir John Gilbert, Harrison Weir, Walter Crane, J.D. Watson, John Tenniel, and other preeminent artists.' Includes a biographical sketch of the author by John Francis Waller, and an introduction providing some history of the work. From the preeminent prose satirist in the English language... View more info

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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World. A New Edition, Edited for Young Readers

By: Swift, Dean; Chapman, Edwin O.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Donohue, Henneberry & Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 2294773

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front free endpaper, two inch tear across edge of front free endpaper and second blank. 1896 Hard Cover. 175 pp. Green boards with gilt title on spine and on front board. Edited for young readers by Edwin O. Chapman. Includes over 250 engravings. Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships (which is the full title), is a prose satire by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and the travellers' tales literary subgenre. It is ... View more info

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Gulliver's Travels: An Account of the Four Voyages into Several Remote Nations of the World

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2207564

Condition: Very Good


No dust jacket as issued, gilt spine lettering, cover decoration & page ridges, gold ribbon marker, edges lightly rubbed, frontispiece page lightly toned. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 343 pp. Brown leather, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, gold ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. Woodcut illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Swift's famous satirical novel, playing on the hackneyed travelers tale popular in fiction at the time. It is an early example of science fiction, and has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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The Junior Heritage Edition of Gulliver's Travels: An Account of the Four Voyages into Several Remote Nations of the World

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf (Heritage Press): 1940

Seller ID: 2278997

Condition: Very Good


A very good copy in a good slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed. Decor on spine very lightly rubbed, front hinge starting. 1940 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 330 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Illustrated with engravings on wood by Fritz Eichenberg. Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships (which is the full title), is a prose satire[1][2] by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and the traveller... View more info

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Gulliver's Travels (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1974

Seller ID: 2285635

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1974 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 326 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Charles Edmund Brock. Swift's famous satirical novel, playing on the hackneyed travelers tale popular in fiction at the time. It is an early example of science fiction, and has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, with the Author's Life and Character; Notes Historical, Critical, and Explanatory; Tables of Contents, and Indexes. More Complete Than Any Preceding Edition. in Thirteen Volumes.

By: Swift, Jonathan;

Price: $500.00  $400.00

Publisher: Alexander Donaldson: 1768

Seller ID: 2275907

Condition: Good


Front board of first and last volumes loose but included, joints of a few other volumes cracking or loosening, spine labels detached - three are laid in (these could be copied by a binder), boards rubbed with some drying of leather. A good candidate for restoration. 1768 Full-Leather. Complete in thirteen volumes. Full calf, gilt titles and rules. 12mo. A collection of the works of Jonathan Swift, the dean of St. Patrick's in Dublin who is best known for Gulliver's Travels and A Modest Proposal, and remains among the most influential writers of satire in history. View more info

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Stillmeadow and Sugarbridge

By: Taber, Gladys; Webster, Barbara

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281637

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small chip to jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed. 1953 Hard Cover. 359 pp. Illustrated by Edward Shenton. Letters on the joys of country life, exchanged by Mrs. Taber and her friend Mrs. Shenton, of Chester, Pennsylvania. View more info

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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196954

ISBN: 0399141146

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 358 pp. 8vo. Kwan, a seventeen-year-old Chinese half-sister, turns young Olivia's world upside down with her stories of ghosts of another time, tales that have a profound impact on Olivia's life and imagination, until she discovers a way to reconcile the ghosts of the past with her dreams of the future. Keywords: FICTION SISTERS OLIVIA LAGUNI KWAN LI CHINESE AMERICAN CHINA SAN FRANCISCO CHANGMIAN VILLAGE MANCHUS AMY TAN HUNDRED SECRET SENSES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Bonesetter's Daughter

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196956

ISBN: 0399146431

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 353 pp. 8vo. In memories that rise like wisps of ghosts, LuLing Young searches for the name of her mother, the daughter of the Famous Bonesetter from the Mouth of the Mountain. Trying to hold on to the evaporating past, she begins to write all that she can remember of her life as a girl in China. Meanwhile, her daughter Ruth, a ghostwriter for authors of self-help books, is losing the ability to speak up for herself in front of the man she lives with and his two tee... View more info

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Saving Fish from Drowning

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197120

ISBN: 0399153012

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 474 pp. 8vo. A provocative new novel from the bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter's Daughter.  On an ill-fated art expedition into the southern Shan state of Burma, eleven Americans leave their Floating Island Resort for a Christmas-morning tour-and disappear. Through twists of fate, curses, and just plain human error, they find themselves deep in the jungle, where they encounter a tribe awaiting the return of the leader and the mythical b... View more info

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The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197123

ISBN: 0399150749

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 398 pp. 8vo. In her first book of nonfiction, bestselling novelist Amy Tan shares her personal philosophy of fate.  Amy Tan was born into a family that believed in fate. In The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings, she explores this legacy, as well as American circumstances, and finds ways to honor the past while creating her own brand of destiny. She discovers answers in everyday actions and attitudes-from writing stories, decorating her house with charm... View more info

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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197247

ISBN: 0399141146

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 358 pp. 8vo. Kwan, a seventeen-year-old Chinese half-sister, turns young Olivia's world upside down with her stories of ghosts of another time, tales that have a profound impact on Olivia's life and imagination, until she discovers a way to reconcile the ghosts of the past with her dreams of the future. Keywords: FICTION SISTERS OLIVIA LAGUNI KWAN LI CHINESE AMERICAN CHINA SAN FRANCISCO CHANGMIAN VILLAGE MANCHUS AMY TAN SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Monsieur Beaucaire (Rudolph Valentino Photoplay Edition)

By: Tarkington, Booth

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1900

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2303465

Condition: Very Good


Rudolph Valentino photoplay edition. One inch by one inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel, one inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head. Top edge of front free endpaper clipped. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. The adventures of a dashing young prince who dispensed with protocol in selecting his wife. He hit upon the unique scheme of impersonating a barber in order to be perfectly free to choose the lady of his heart. The prince is actually Louis Phillipe de Valois, cousin of Louis XV of France, and certainly no gallant ever encountered more ad... View more info

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Monsieur Beaucaire (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Tarkington, Booth; Adams, J. Donald

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2195646

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Full-Leather. 121 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A novel by the American author of The Gentleman from Indiana, originally published in McClure's Magazine. This edition includes illustrations by T.M. Cleland. View more info

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Rumbin Galleries

By: Tarkington, Booth; Cooper, Ritchie

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206148

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, very faint stain to front board, ink name to front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 305 pp. Here is told through the central character of Mr. Rumbin, small time art dealer with a big heart and great ambitions and uncanny knowledge of people's weaknesses and foibles, the story of the creation of the art galleries of which he dreamed. View more info

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On Plays, Playwrights, and Playgoers: Selections from the Letters of Booth Tarkington to George C. Tyler and John Peter Toohey, 1918-1925

By: Tarkington, Booth; Tyler, George C.; Toohey, John Peter; Downer, Alan S.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Princeton University Library: 1959

Seller ID: 2203608

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, pencil marginalia. 1959 Hard Cover. vi, 100 pp. Ranging from March, 1919, to November, 1921, the major portion of the collection was sent to John Peter Toohey, who worked as publicity agent for George C. Tyler, producer of many of Tarkington's most successful plays. Toohey was just beginning his career as a fiction writer, and the collection not only presents Tarkington's friendly advice to a young author but also covers the period of his most significant development as playwright. During the war years, demands for a new realism in the American theatre motivated the change from the ... View more info

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The Little Friend: A Novel

By: Tartt, Donna

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292510

ISBN: 0679439382

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Signing event slip laid in. An exceptional copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 555, [7] pp. 8vo. Author's second novel. The hugely anticipated new novel by the author of The Secret History—a best-seller nationwide and around the world, and one of the most astonishing debuts in recent times—The Little Friend is even more transfixing and resonant. In a small Mississippi town, Harriet Cleve Dusfresnes grows up in the shadow of her brother, who—when she was only a baby—was found hanging dead from a black-tupelo tree in their yard. ... View more info

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Proust: The Search (Jewish Lives)

By: Taylor, Benjamin

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268592

ISBN: 0300164165

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2015 Hard Cover. xiv, 199 pp. Marcel Proust came into his own as a novelist comparatively late in life, yet only Shakespeare, Balzac, Dickens, Tolstoy, and Dostoyevsky were his equals when it came to creating characters as memorably human. As biographer Benjamin Taylor suggests, Proust was a literary lightweight before writing his multi-volume masterwork In Search of Lost Time, but following a series of momentous historical and personal events, he became—against all expectations—one of the greatest writers of his, and indeed any, era. This insightful, beaut... View more info

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A Summons to Memphis

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276301

ISBN: 0394410629

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remnant of Strand sticker on front endpaper, crease along top jacket edge. 1986 Hard Cover. 231 pp. One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winner A Summons to Memphis introduces the Carver family, natives of Nashville, residents, with the exception of Phillip, of Memphis, Tennessee. During the twilight of a Sunday afternoon in March, New York book editor Phillip Carver receives an urgent phone call from each of his older, unmarried sisters. They plead with Phillip to help avert their widower father's impending remarriage to a younger woman. Hesitant to... View more info

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Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, in Two Volumes

By: Tenn, William; Willis, Connie; Mann, James A.; Tabasko, Mary C.; Silverberg, Robert; Zebrowski, George

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The NESFA Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2194831

Condition: Near Fine


Mismatched set - book club edition of volume 1, 2nd printing of volume 2 (same size). Sticker remnants on rear jacket panel of first volume. 2001 Hard Cover. vii, 618; v, 545 pp. 8vo. Complete in two volumes. A compilation featuring Tenn's novel Of Men and Monsters, as well as the entirety of his short fiction. Tenn was well-known as a science fiction satirist, and his works have been compared to those of Pohl and Kornbluth. Edited by James A. Mann and Mary C. Tabasco, with introductions by Connie Willis and Robert Silverberg, and an afterword by George Zebrowski. View more info

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Poems of Imagination and Fancy

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: E.H. Butler and Co.: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196776

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, very beginnings of split to top of front joint. 1865 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 124 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped leather, gilt titles, all edges gilt. This title was also released in brown cloth and green cloth bindings, which are more common. Engraved title page and frontispiece portrait. A collection of poems published during Tennyson's tenure as Poet Laureate. View more info

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Maud and Other Poems

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company / Press of S.J. Parkhill: 1884

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2300398

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed and toned, corners bumped. 1884 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [32 pp.] A vintage (c. 1900) collection of Tennyson's poems, including beautiful uncredited engravings on nearly every page. View more info

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Gems from Tennyson

By: Tennyson, Alfred [Lord]

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1888

Seller ID: 2299173

Condition: Near Fine


Surprisingly well-preserved, with only faint soiling to boards, minor abrasion to edge of rear board, and ink gift note on front endpaper (made to look like an envelope sent on Christmas Day, 1893, from Nathaniel Potter to Charles B. Potter of Rochester, New York). 1888 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Original decorated wooden boards, gilt titles and rules, all edges gilt. A collection of verse from the prolific British poet. 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 Comedies (Penguin Classics)

By: Terence; Radice, Betty

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1985

Seller ID: 2201822

ISBN: 014044324X

Condition: Good


Remainder mark, sticker adhesive to rear wrapper, wrappers and pages toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. 398 pp. Terence's sublte plots and sensitive characterization have had a lasting influence on modern theatre. In 'translating' Greek New Comedy into a different world, the Roman dramatist Terence (c.186-159 B.C.) gave to his plays a humanism and sense of style that became a model for dramatists from the Renaissance onwards. One of his technical innovations was the 'double plot', which enabled him to draw out characters with sympathy and without exaggeration to show them in all their complexity. Ke... View more info

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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1890

Seller ID: 2276795

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Edges rubbed. Binding tight, pages clean and bright. We have more books available by this author!. Original brown half leather: leather spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. Black-and-white frontispiece of Betty Sharp. Thackeray's satirical tale of a middle-class family that takes in a conwoman. View more info

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Vanity Fair (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281316

ISBN: 1593080719

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The so-called novel without a hero tells the tale of a conniving woman who takes advantage of a middle-class family. View more info