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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1890

Seller ID: 2276795

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Edges rubbed. Binding tight, pages clean and bright. 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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The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux

By: The Abbe Prevost d'Exiles; Waddell, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1935

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261277

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 3K laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges rubbed. 1935 Hard Cover. xi, 155 pp. The sweetness of her glance, or rather my evil star already in its ascendant and drawing me to my ruin, did not allow me to hesitate for a moment. So begins the story of Manon Lescaut, a tale of passion and betrayal, of delinquency and misalliance, which moves from early eighteenth-century Paris--with its theatr... View more info

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Simon Verde

By: The Author of Tasso's Enchanted Ground.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: H.L. Kilner & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 1539827

Condition: Good


Boards lightly soiled, front hinge just starting, pencil name and address on front endpaper. 1885 Hard Cover. 140 pp. Three tales from the late 19th-century by an unknown author. May be an unauthorized translation of Fernan Caballero's work. View more info

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Kyoto

By: The Kyoto Municipal Government; Asayama, Tominosuke

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Kyoto Municipal Government: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2059233

Condition: Fine


First edition. 1934 Hard Cover. iii, 56, [1] pp. Oblong: 7 1/2 x 10 3/8. Nishijin Textile cover (a special product of Kyoto), Kyoto mayor Tominosuke Asayama's card tipped in on preface page. Color pictorial endpapers, half-tone photographs depicting traditional Japanese architecture and cultural attractions, with brief explanations. According to the preface, this book was published to encourage tourism and provide 'a general description of interesting sights within the c... View more info

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The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

By: The New Yorker

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 2003

Seller ID: 2174279

Condition: Fine


Blank publisher bookplate laid in. 2003 Full-Leather. 102 pp. 4to. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. A collection of cartoons from several dozen artists, including Charles Addams, Peter Arno, William Steig, Saul Steinberg, James Stevenson, and James Thurber, all of which originally appeared in New Yorker magazine. View more info

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Virgil Thomson

By: Thomson, Virgil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263986

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1966 Full-Leather. viii, [2], 424, xi, [7] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. The American composer and music critic recounts events and acquaintances from his Missouri childhood, his sojourns in Paris between the wars and his eventual rise to wo... View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1908

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2207566

Condition: Very Good


Second Crowell edition. Corners faintly rubbed, minor scuff on spine, minor wear to 1/2 inch section of page fore-edge. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth with Margaret Armstrong binding design in gilt and maroon. Copyright page states 'second edition', though this is clearly not the second edition overall (it was first published in 1865, and reprinted quite a few times during Thoreau's lifetime); rather it is the... View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2195578

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. View more info

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Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places., in Six Volumes - A New Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected.

By: Thornbury, Walter

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.: 1890

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2271255

Condition: Very Good


Light mottled staining on rear board of first volume, spines and endpapers toned, small tear to corner of rear free endpaper of first volume. 1890 Half-Leather. xii, 576; Green morocco spines and corners over navy blue cloth boards, gilt tiles, gilt and blind-stamped rules and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers, numerous engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait (Life)

By: Time-Life Books

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Life Books / Easton Press: 2014

Seller ID: 2144477

ISBN: 1618930729

Condition: Fine


This copy specially bound by Easton Press. 2014 Full-Leather. 256 pp. Black full leather, photographic plate mounted on front board, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, the editors of Life bring readers everything that has been left to us from the life of one of history's most iconic figures. His pictures, actions, words in his speeches and his private l... View more info

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Legend Laymone

By: Toland, M.B.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1890

Seller ID: 1796892

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly rubbed, a few faint spots on boards. 1890 Hard Cover. 62 pp. A romantic poem with wonderful photogravure illustrations by various artists throughout. View more info

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The Hobbit [with] The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263958

Condition: Near Fine


1965 and 1966 printings of the original British editions (The Hobbit is a second edition, 16th impression). Spines a bit faded, light spot on rear board of The Hobbit. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of all three volumes of The Lord of the Rings, plus The Hobbit, which was published later as a prequel. The Hobbit includes color illustrations by the author. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and ... View more info

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Short Stories

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268789

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/2/07) in blue ink on front flyleaf. 1996 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 281, [7] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Chris Simon, black-and-white illustrations in text from drawings by Alan Phillips. A collection of nine short stories by the author of War... View more info

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Anna Karenina

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise & Aylmer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265125

Condition: Very Good


Franklin Library letter laid in. A few scuffs to gilt on page ridge. 1980 Hard Cover. 771, [7] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude, with illustrations by James Tissot. Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy... View more info

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War and Peace (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise & Aylmer

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275791

Condition: Near Fine


A couple minor scuffs to gilt on page ridges, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1981 Full-Leather. xii, 1035, [7] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece of Tolstoy, illustrations throughout text from woodcuts by Fritz Eichenberg. Tolstoy's epic masterpiece captures with unprecedented immediacy the broad sweep of life during the Napoleonic wars and the brutal invasi... View more info

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Andrew Johnson: A Biography (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Trefousse, Hans L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274903

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1996 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 463, [3] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. On April 14, 1865, just as the American Civil War came to an end, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by a Confederate actor. The next morning Andrew Johnson was suddenly elevated to the position of President of the United States at a time when ... View more info

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Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic, 1848-9

By: Trevelyan, George Macaulay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co: 1914

Seller ID: 2266239

Condition: Very Good


Custom bound in contemporary leather for Maurice Lowndes, as a reward for his performance as a student at Winchester College. Appears to have been rebacked at some point as well (new material at joints). Presentation bookplate on front endpaper, board edges rubbed. 1914 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 387 pp. 8vo. Full navy blue morocco, gilt titles, design & rules. Includes seven maps (two fold-outs) and numerous illustrations of historic... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2197228

Condition: Near Fine


Faux leather reprint. 1982 Hard Cover. 533, [1] pp. 8vo. Crimson faux leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war ... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony; Thirkell, Angela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2261916

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV:24 laid in. Two tiny spots on spine, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [3], 563, [1] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Angela Thirkell, illustrations by Fritz Kredel. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- ... View more info

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The Warden: The Centenary Edition

By: Trollope, Anthony; Thirkell, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2261928

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XVII:20 laid in. Spine faded. 1955 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, [2], 261, [1] pp. Introduction by Angela Thirkell, illustrations by Fritz Kredel. The first of Trollope’s popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollope’s most memorable characters. When Harding is accused of misman... View more info

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Peter the Great (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Troyat, Henri; Pinkham, Joan; Palmieri, Patricia

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2274212

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. x, [2], 392 pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Peter the Great. Translated from the French by Joan Pinkham, with a foreword by Patricia Palmieri. A biography of the Russian Tsar who ruled from 1682 to 1725, and is known for spearheading numerous advancements in governance, and for founding and devel... View more info

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The Guns of August

By: Tuchman, Barbara W. (Wertheim)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2006547

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1987 Full-Leather. x, [4], 511 pp. Maroon leather, gilt titles with gilt troop movement map on boards, gold ribbon marker bound in, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers. Includes maps and black & white photographs. Extensive notes & index follow text. The drama of August, 1914, a month of battle in which war was waged on a scale unsurpassed, and whose results determined the shape of the world in which we live today. View more info

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Fathers and Sons

By: Turgenev, Ivan; Garnett, Constance; Winterich, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2261921

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX:25 laid in. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, slipcase edge lightly toned. 1941 Hard Cover. x, [2], 234 pp. 8vo. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett, with an introduction by John T. Winterich, and illustrations from wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. A novel by Ivan Turgenev, published in 1862 as Ottsy i deti. Quite controversial at the time of its publication, Fathers and Sons concerns the inevitable co... View more info

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An Anthology of World Poetry, in English Translations by Chaucer, Swinburne, Dowson, Symons, Rossetti, Waley, Herrick, Pope, Francis Thompson, E.A. Robinson and Others.

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock: 1936

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263984

Condition: Near Fine


Revised and enlarged edition, 5th printing. Spine edges a bit rubbed. 1936 Full-Leather. lxii, [2], 1467, [7] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse by numerous poets, divided into sections by country. View more info

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The Mansion

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202211

Condition: Near Fine


1922 reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles, color picture plate mounted on top portion of front board. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeto... View more info

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The Ruling Passion: Tales of Nature and Human Nature

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200872

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 295 pp. 8voo. Margaret Armstrong binding (unsigned, but matches style of her other Van Dyke titles). Gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated... View more info

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Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2202210

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink gift note on front endpaper. Spine head rubbed with 1/2 inch tear along rear board. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348 pp. 8vo. Decorative trade binding by Margaret Armstrong, with her initials incorporated in the design. This 1903 specially bound edition appeared several years after the title was originally published. Best known for his Christmas stories The Other Wise Man and The First Christmas Tree, Van Dyke wrote numer... View more info

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The Sad Shepherd: A Christmas Story

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 2263026

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded with small discolored spot to head. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. Original dark green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Binding designed by Rome K. Richardson, with initials R R flanking design on front board. A Christmas story by the popular early 20th century author and clergyman. View more info

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The Unknown Quantity

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269670

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, end matter lightly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 370 pp. 8vo. Margaret Armstrong binding design with her initials incorporated. Original blue cloth, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. View more info

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Out-of-Doors in The Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277159

Condition: Very Good


1913 printing. Endpapers just beginning to split along hinges, ink gift note on front endpaper, brief pencil note following preface. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, [4], 325, [3] pp. 8vo. 7 1/2 x 5. Decorative trade binding, gilt titles, gold, red and green decorations, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece and plates. CONTENTS: I. Travellers' Joy; II. Going up to Jerusalem; III. The Gates of Zion; IV. Mizpah and the Mount of Olives; V. An... View more info