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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285637

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers slightly faded. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color illustrations by William Maughan. Wilder's second novel, set in Lima, Peru, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928. It is a series of interconnected narratives of the lives of several who die in a tragic bridge collapse. View more info

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The New Illustrated Natural History

By: Wood, J.G. [John George]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2206713

Condition: Near Fine


A couple minor spots on front board, ink name and date on title page. 1874 Full-Leather. Beautiful full tree calf, extensive gilt decorations on spine and turn-ins, red leather spine label with gilt titles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A work of natural history by the author who popularized the field, illustrated with engravings throughout. Revised and adapted from J.G. Wood's earlier work 'Illustrated Natural History', originally published in 1853. View more info

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Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

By: Wood, Rev. J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 2289755

Condition: Good


Previously owned by Clyde Grange (labeled as number 33 in his library). Edge wear, spine repaired, bookplate inside front cover, small library stamp throughout. 1875 Hard Cover. 351, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, black and gold design with cover depicting a lizard, beveled edges. CONTENTS: Introduction; Marine and Aquatic Trespassers: The Whales; Dolphins and Sirens; Seals; Reptilian Water Trespassers; Partial Water Trespassers: Carnivora; Roder Water Trespassers: The Beaver; Pachydermatous Water Trespassers: The Hippopotamus; Marsupial and Monotrematous... View more info

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Marjorie Morningstar

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2298969

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's Notes from the Editors pamphlet laid in. 1981 Full-Leather. 628 pp. 8vo. Original green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Alan Reingold. Now hailed as a 'proto-feminist classic' (Vulture), Pulitzer Prize winner Herman Wouk's powerful coming-of-age novel about an ambitious young woman pursuing her artistic dreams in New York City has been a perennial favorite since it was first a bestseller in the 1950s. A starry-eyed young beauty, Marjorie M... View more info

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The Girl in Scarlet [La Fortune des Rougon]

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Matheson and Co., Ltd.: 1900

Seller ID: 2291261

Condition: Good


Circa 1900. Rebound in half-leather with marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles, top edge gilt, and original pink wrappers bound in. Front endpaper and original front wrapper loose with loss from edges of wrapper, small chip from edge of rear wrapper, board edges rubbed with small chip from spine foot. 147, [1] pp. The Fortune of the Rougons is the first in Zola's famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. In it we learn how the two branches of the family came about, and the origins of the hereditary weaknesses passed down the generations. Murder, treachery, and greed are the keynotes, and ju... View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table [Every Man His Own Boswell] (Masterpieces of American Literature

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284246

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplate laid in. Minimal wear to spine bands and corners. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 280, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks, color frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by R.J. Holden. A collection of essays that originally appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, and are credited with the positive response that magazine enjoyed during its early years. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29,... View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: [Irving, Washington]; Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2285881

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1891 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Cream cloth spine over mint cloth boards, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, floral endpapers. Engraved title page by Copeland, frontispiece by Frank T. Merrill. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of t... View more info

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The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare, Volume I (The Franklin Library, The Great Books of the Western World)

By: [Shakespeare, William]; Clarke, William George; Wright, William Aldis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 2279747

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1978 Full-Leather. 460 pp. Volume I only. Red leather with gilt decorations and gilt page ridges. Red slik moire endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by William Oakes. CONTENTS: The First Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Tragedy of King Richard the Third; The Comedy of Errors. View more info

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A Day of Dedication: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Woodrow Wilson (The Library of the Presidents)

By: [Wilson, Woodrow]; Fried, Albert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274898

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 478 pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of presidential papers and speeches by Woodrow Wilson, spanning forty-six years. View more info