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The Eclogues

By: Maro, Publius Virgilius; Calverley, C.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1960

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261282

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:26 laid in. Insert, spine, and slipcase edges toned. 1960 Large Hardcover. xxvii, 96 pp. Translated into English by C.S. Calverley with an introduction by Moses Hadas and drawings by Vertes. Decorative hardcover boards, gilt line drawing on front cover, green cloth spine with gilt titles. CONTENTS: Introduction by Moses Hadas; Tityrus; Alexis; Palaemon; Pollio; Daphnis; Silenus; Meliboeus; The Sorceress; Moeris; Gallas. The Eclogues, also called Bucolics, is one of three major works by the Latin poet Virgil. Published most likely around 39-38 B... View more info

Overture to Death (The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces)

By: Marsh, Ngaio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1990

Seller ID: 2292578

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 327 pp. Green boards with gilt title on spine and gilt decoration on boards. Page ridges gilt. It's murder in the little English village, but the two local spinsters, Miss Campanula, the victim, and Miss Prentice, her friend who may have been the intended victim, are not exactly the beloved little old ladies of song and story. They were (and are) waspish, gossiping snobs, passionate only about their own narrowly defined religion .and, perhaps, about the local vicar. But could they have been sufficiently unpleasant to p... View more info

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The Scenery of London

By: Marshall, Herbert; Mitton, G.E. [Geraldine Edith]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270805

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine and endpapers lightly toned, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 222, [2] pp. 8vo. Illustrated with 75 color plates engraved by the Hentschel Colourtype Process. A tour of London in the early 20th century highlighting important buildings, natural features, and people. Part of a large series of travel books with decorative trade bindings released by this publisher. View more info

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A Brief History of the Pequot War: Especially of the memorable Taking of their Fort at Mistick in Connecticut in 1637.

By: Mason, John; Prince, Thomas

Price: $375.00

Publisher: J. Sabin & Sons: 1869

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265002

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, Goodspeed catalog number and bibliographic note on verso of front endpaper. 1869 Half-Leather. vi, ix, [1], 20, [8] pp. 1869 reissue of 1736 original. Red leather spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles. Howes M-369: Written by a leading participant; most reliable contemporary account. Evans 4033. Church 924: This is the contemporaneous account written (at the request of the General Court) by one of the principal actors in the events which it describes, and is the best of them all. 'I may add here that there were other narratives of the Pequot War written by ... View more info

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Somewhere in Time

By: Matheson, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2016

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264546

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2016 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 316, [4] pp. 8vo. Original full grey leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. A novel by the author of I Am Legend and a number of other science fiction and horror stories. Color frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Like What Dreams May Come, which inspired the movie starring Robin Williams, Somewhere in Time is the powerful story of a love that transcends time and space, written by one of the Grand Masters of modern fantasy. Matheson's classic novel te... View more info

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The Moon and Sixpence (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Maugham, W. Somerset; Winterich, John T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2277134

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. 1969 Full-Leather. 282 pp. 8vo. Red-orange full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele and Paul Gauguin. Originally published in 1915, Of Human Bondage is a potent expression of the power of sexual obsession and of modern man's yearning for freedom. This classic bildungsroman tells the story of Philip Carey, a sensitive boy born with a clubfoot who is orphaned and raised by a religious aunt and uncle. Philip yearns for ... View more info

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Maugham, W. [William] Somerset; Winterich, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2261924

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VI:24 laid in. A couple small spots on spine. 1941 Hard Cover. 282 pp. 8vo. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele and Paul Gauguin. Loosely based on the life of Paul Gauguin, Maugham's timeless masterpiece is storytelling at its best — an insightful work focusing on artistic fixation that propels the artist beyond the commonplace into the selfish realm of genius. View more info

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Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Maurois, Andre; Miles, Hamish; Moynihan, Daniel Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274876

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. xv, [3], 382, [4] pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This edition includes a color frontispiece of Disraeli and a new foreword by Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. A vivid, fascinating biography of the former British prime minister and Victorian England, written by the celebrated French author. View more info

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Truman (The Library of the Presidents)

By: McCullough, David

Price: $85.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274886

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1994 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. 1117, [3] pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman has captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the thirty-third President of the United States, Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American. From Truman's small-town, turn-of-the-century boyhood and his ... View more info

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Jane Cable

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289629

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine slightly cocked, board edges very lightly rubbed, ink name and date on front endpaper, a few faint stains on first few pages. 1906 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. Original blue cloth, white titles, color picture plate mounted on front board. Cover illustration, frontispiece, and three plates by Harrison Fisher, known for his stylized depictions of women in Victorian dress. One of the plates features an American Red Cross nurse. View more info

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The Light That Lies

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289630

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1916 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 121 pp. Blue boards. Gilt titles on spine and front board. Illustrated by F. Graham Cootes. First published in 1916, this short novel by best-selling author George McCutcheon tells the story of an American court case. An old man is on trial and his beautiful granddaughter proves a distraction to the members of the jury, one of whom becomes infatuated by her... View more info

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Mary Midthorne

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289631

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Sticker and pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, rear hinge starting, general wear. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 439 pp. Green boards with cameo illustration on front board. Illustrated by Martin Justice. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: George Barr McCutcheon (July 26, 1866 – October 23, 1928) was an American popular novelist and playwright. His best known works include the series of novels set in Graustark, a fictional East European country, and the novel Brewster's Millions, which was adapted into a play and several films. View more info

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Nedra

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289632

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Board edges very lightly rubbed, faint stain on page ridge, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 343 pp. Green boards with cameo illustration on front board. Illustrated by Harrison Fisher. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: George Barr McCutcheon (July 26, 1866 – October 23, 1928) was an American popular novelist and playwright. His best known works include the series of novels set in Graustark, a fictional East European country, and the novel Brewster's Millions, which was adapted into a play and several films. View more info

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Grant: A Biography [Ulysses S.] (The Library of the Presidents)

By: McFeely, William S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274895

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 592 pp. 8vo. Original dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire arc of Grant's life (1822-1885). View more info

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H.M.S. Bounty (The Leather-Bound Nautical Library)

By: McKee, Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2281104

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. vi, [2], 222, [2] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A true account of the mutiny popularly fictionalized in Nordhoff & Hall's Mutiny on the Bounty, which was adapted to film. Includes a map of the Bounty's routes under Bligh and Christian, as well as the route of Bligh's boat. View more info

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The Real Kruger and the Transvaal: Paul Kruger: His Life Story; The Transvaal Boor Speaking for Himself; A Brief History of the Transvaal Republic

By: McKenzie, Fred. A.; Du Plessis, C.N.T.; Bunce, Charles T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Street & Smith: 1900

Seller ID: 2268642

Condition: Very Good


Includes fold-out. Boards lightly rubbed, endpapers lightly foxed, top corner of two front blanks creased. 1900 Hard Cover. vi, 218, [10] pp. 8vo. A history of the Transvaal, also known as the South African Republic, during Paul Kruger's time as its leader from 1883-1900 (he fled after the Boer War erupted). Fold-out map of the region produced specially for this work precedes text. View more info

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Moby Dick; or, The Whale (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1974

Seller ID: 2286251

Condition: Near Fine


1974 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 522 pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Boardman Robinson. Melville's famous 'tale of the whale' in a gorgeously bound volume. View more info

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Moby Dick; or, The Whale

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Random House: 1930

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2263964

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Spine and edges lightly rubbed, tiny split starting along front of spine head. 1930 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxxi, 822, [6] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound in full red morocco with gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Numerous woodcut illustrations by Rockwell Kent throughout. A particularly sought-after edition of Melville's famous 'tale of the whale'. View more info

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Omoo

By: Melville, Herman; Brooks, Van Wyck (Introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1967

Seller ID: 1954366

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Lacks Sandglass insert. Spine very slightly faded, slipcase lightly rubbed. 1967 Hard Cover. xix, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Original black & green cloth decorated boards, silver titles & rules, issued in publisher's slipcase. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. Woodcut engravings by Reynolds Stone. A work of nautical fiction, Melville's second work of fiction, and a sequel to Typee. It is based on Melville's travels from the Marquesas to Tahiti, but also includes events drawn from other sources. View more info

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Moby Dick; or, The Whale (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Melville, Herman; Fadiman, Clifton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205672

Condition: Near Fine


Top page ridge faintly spotted. 1977 Full-Leather. xxii, 615 pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, sky blue ribbon marker bound in, silk moire endpapers. Illustrations by Boardman Robinson. Melville's famous 'tale of the whale' in a gorgeously bound volume. View more info

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Moby Dick; or, The Whale (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Melville, Herman; Fadiman, Clifton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2266129

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to top corner of first two pages, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1977 Full-Leather. xxii, 615 pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, sky blue ribbon marker bound in, silk moire endpapers. Illustrations by Boardman Robinson. Melville's famous 'tale of the whale' in a gorgeously bound volume. View more info

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Billy Budd and Benito Cereno: Two Tales by Herman Melville (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Melville, Herman; Geismar, Maxwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275777

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffs along edges, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2004 Full-Leather. xv, [1], 176 pp. Tall 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Maxwell Geismar, paintings by Robert Stone. Two of Melville's short works together in one volume with color illustrations. View more info

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Venice

By: Menpes, Mortimer & Dorothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1904

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2198609

Condition: Good


1912 3rd printing. Rebacked with original backstrip laid down. Spine toned, binding a bit shaken, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1904 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 222 pp. 4to. 75 color plates. A visual tour of Venice, part of A. & C. Black's excellent travel series. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Owen Meredith (Robert, Lord Lytton)

By: Meredith, Owen (Robert, Lord Lytton)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Lothrop and Company: 1890

Seller ID: 2201156

Condition: Good


No publishers date listed (circa 1890). Rear free endpaper missing, rear board lightly soiled, faint stain to base of first few pages. xiii, 426 pp. The Poetical Works of Owen Meredith (Robert, Lord Lytton). Lucile, The Apple of Life, The Earl's Return, A Soul's Loss, Etc., Etc. Illustrated.Edward Robert Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton GCB GCSI GCIE PC (8 November 1831 – 24 November 1891) was an English statesman and poet. He served as Viceroy of India between 1876 and 1880, during which time Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India. When Lytton was twenty-five years old, he p... View more info

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Vincent Van Gogh, 1853-1890

By: Metzger, Rainer; Walther, Ingo F.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Taschen / The Easton Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2275805

ISBN: 3822837687

Condition: Near Fine


This copy specially bound in leather by Easton Press, with binder's bookplate laid in. 2008 Full-Leather. 256 pp. Red full leather, gilt titles, color plate mounted on front board, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This man will either go insane or leave us all far behind, prophesied the great Impressionist Camille Pissarro. The man was Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), a vicar's son born at Groot-Zundert near Breda in Holland, who at that time was struggling to find buyers for his paintings. Van Gogh did indeed go at least to the brink of insanity. And he has long been... View more info

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The British Invasion: The Music, the Times, the Era

By: Miles, Barry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sterling / The Easton Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2277126

ISBN: 1402769768

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound by Easton Press in red leather with Union Jack design on front board, gilt titles, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 2009 Full-Leather. 304, [2] pp. In 1964, North America had a second revolution—but this time we welcomed the British! That year, four mop-tops known as The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, ushering in a new era of British music, film, fashion, and art. This richly illustrated and informative volume celebrates the pivotal cultural moment when the United States took on a British accent. The huge influx of talent fro... View more info

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The Fairy Minstrel and Other Poems

By: Millar, William

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed for Oliver & Boyd, and Waugh & Innes.: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2132489

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed with minimal leather loss along edges, hinges slightly loose, flyleaves removed, ink name & date on title page, minor pencil notes on rear endpaper. 1822 Full-Leather. viii, 224 pp. 8vo. Full dark green leather, gilt titles, rules & decorations, blind-stamped floral borders, hand-tooled edging to gilt rules, marbled endpapers. View more info

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The Navies (The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes, Volume Six [Vol. 6 / VI])

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Barnes, James; Chadwick, French E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1995

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2183373

Condition: Near Fine


End of ribbon marker beginning to fray. 1995 Full-Leather. 322 pp. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Part of a ten-volume history of the military campaigns of the Civil War, this volume focusing on the Federal and Confederate navies, with an introduction describing the blockade, a chapter on the ironclads, and a chronology 1861-1865, with photograph descriptions throughout. View more info

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The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life, Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence; Armies and Leaders (Semi-Centennial Memorial Edition)

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Lanier, Robert S.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews Co.: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2282910

Condition: Very Good


The Semi-Centennial memorial edition in the deluxe half-leather binding, not the usual blue cloth. [3d. Ed.] stated at end of final volume. Spines faded, 1/2 inch chip from head of vol. 1 spine, 1 inch tear to head of vol. 3 spine, spine and rear board of final volume stained. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in ten volumes. Tall 8vo. Leather spines and corners with elaborate gilt decorations, top edges gilt. Miller's famous visual history of the American Civil war. Vol. 1: The Opening Battles (contributors: William Taft, James Barnes, et al); Vol. 2: Two Years of Grim Wa... View more info

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The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh

By: Milne, A.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton Children's Books: 2015

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2267153

ISBN: 1101948175

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. 2015 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 344, [4] pp. Yellow full leather, illustration of Christopher Robin and Pooh on front board, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in, map of the 100 Aker Wood on endpapers. In 1926, the world was introduced to a portly little bear named Winnie-the-Pooh. Along with his young friend, Christopher Robin, Pooh delighted readers from the very beginning. His often befuddled perceptions and adorable insights won the hearts of everyone around him, including his close group of friends. From the energetic Tigger to the dismal Eeyore... View more info