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Religious Denominations of the World: Comprising a General View of the Origin, History, and Condition of the Various Sects of Christians, the Jews, and Mahometans, as well as the Pagan Forms of Religion Existing in the Different Countries of the Earth: with Sketches of the Founders of Various Religious Sects. From the Best Authorities. A New and Improved Edition, with an Appendix Brought up to the Present Time

By: Milner, Vincent L.; Brown, J. Newton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Garretson & Co.: 1872

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2194847

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, joints repaired,. 1872 Hard Cover. xxxiii, 622 pp. 8vo. A new edition of this guide to world religions, originally published in 1860, with revisions and a new appendix brought up to the present time by J. Newton Brown, D.D. About six pages are dedicated to the Mormons. Includes engraved full-page portraits of religious leaders such as Jonathan Edwards and Roger Williams. An alphabetical index of denominations and an index to the appendix precede text. View more info

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Paradise Lost (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Milton, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2286248

Condition: Near Fine


1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 360 pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Includes reproductions of engravings from the 1688 edition. Milton's great 17th-century epic draws upon Bible stories and classical mythology to explore the meaning of existence, as understood by people of the Western world. Its roots lie in the Genesis account of the world's creation and the first humans; its focus is a poetic interpretation Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit / Of that forbidden ... View more info

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Paradise Lost (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Milton, John; Hofer, Philip; Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2205670

Condition: Near Fine


1976 Full-Leather. xx, 311 pp. 8vo. Original orange full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, red ribbon marker bound in, silk moire endpapers. Color illustrations by William Blake. Milton's great 17th-century epic draws upon Bible stories and classical mythology to explore the meaning of existence, as understood by people of the Western world. Its roots lie in the Genesis account of the world's creation and the first humans; its focus is a poetic interpretation Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit / Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste / Brought death into the world... View more info

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The Masque of Comus: The Poem by John Milton; The Airs by Henry Lawes

By: Milton, John; Lawes, Henry; Van Doren, Mark; Foss, Hubert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press / The University Press:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261266

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number III: 20 laid in. A couple light creases and a tiny tear to fore-edge of Sandglass pamphlet, slipcase edges faded. 57, [15] pp. 8vo. The full text of Milton's mythological poem, together with the airs by Henry Lawes. Includes prefaces to each by Mark Van Doren and Hubert J. Foss, and Van Doren's notes on Milton's text. View more info

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Milton's Paradise Lost

By: Milton, John; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1888

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262506

Condition: Good


Rear board discolored, loss of gilt from spine, otherwise very good. 1 inch tear to front endpaper corner. 1888 Large Hardcover. vi, 319 pp. 12 x 10. 4to. Engravings by Gustave Dore. Original dark olive cloth hardcover binding, black angel illustration on front cover with gold figure in center, gilt & silver gilt lettering. An attractive edition of Milton's famous poem. View more info

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Rambles in Normandy

By: Miltoun, Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Page Company: 1905

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 1937636

Condition: Very Good


1918 3rd printing. Lightly rubbed. 1905 Hard Cover. xi, 448 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles, gilt & orange decorations, small color cameo illustration mounted on front board, top edge gilt. Decorated endpapers show a view of Chateau Gaillard. Includes fold-out maps and numerous etchings by Blanche McManus, which likely include a number of sites reduced to ruins during World Wars I & II. View more info

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Gone with the Wind

By: Mitchell, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285642

Condition: Near Fine


1976 Full-Leather. 1038 pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Robert Reid. The immortal novel of the American Civil War featuring the ultimate leading lady Scarlett O'Hara. Inspiration for the film starring Vivien Leigh & Clark Gable. View more info

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Moliere: Comedies (The Franklin Library)

By: Moliere [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin]; Frame, Donald M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284555

Condition: Near Fine


1985 Hard Cover. 503, [5] pp. 8vo. Original red leatherette hardcover binding, gilt titles and decorations, three raised spine bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. Translated from the original French by Donald Frame, with illustrations by nineteenth-century painter Tony Johannot. A collection of comedic plays by the 17th century French dramatist. Includes: The School for Husbands; The School for Wives; The Misanthrope; Tartuffe or, the Impostor; The Miser; The Would-Be Gentleman; The Imaginary Invalid. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name Molière, (Ja... View more info

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Moliere: Comedies (The Franklin Library)

By: Moliere [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin]; Frame, Donald M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1985

Seller ID: 2285593

Condition: Near Fine


1985 Hard Cover. 503, [5] pp. 8vo. Original red leatherette hardcover binding, gilt titles and decorations, three raised spine bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. Translated from the original French by Donald Frame, with illustrations by nineteenth-century painter Tony Johannot. A collection of comedic plays by the 17th century French dramatist. Includes: The School for Husbands; The School for Wives; The Misanthrope; Tartuffe or, the Impostor; The Miser; The Would-Be Gentleman; The Imaginary Invalid. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name Molière, (Ja... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, Reprinted from the Early Editions with Explanatory Notes, Etc.

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 2287033

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa late 1800s). Minor general wear. 1888 Hard Cover. 670 pp. Brown cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, all edges gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Minstrel Boy and The Last Rose of Summer. As Lord Byron's named literary executor, along with John Murray, Moore was responsible for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore. From a relatively early age Moore... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, Collected By Himself. Complete in One Volume.

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1849

Seller ID: 2262172

Condition: Good


Top half of pages lightly stained - no text obscured, Knights of Columbus mass card laid in, some pages lightly foxed. 1849 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 11-518 pp. 12mo. Original full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece of author. Two-column format, author's preface. A collection of poetry by the Irish poet and musician, who was persuaded (along with John Murray) by Lord Byron's family to burn Byron's memoirs after his death. View more info

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Bring the Jubilee (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Moore, Ward; Niven, Larry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281115

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. [xvi], 341, [1] pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Larry Niven, illustrations by A.C. Farley. Bring the Jubilee by Ward Moore is a 1953 novel of alternate history. The point of divergence occurs when the Confederate States of America wins the Battle of Gettysburg and subsequently declares victory in the 'War of Southron Independence' on July 4, 1864 after the surrender of the United States of America. The novel takes place in the impoverished United States in the mid-20... View more info

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History: A Novel (The First Edition Society)

By: Morante, Elsa; de Beauvoir, Simone; Weaver, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286138

Condition: Very Good


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Damage to two corners of front board, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Full-Leather. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The first English translation of Morante's novel, originally published in Italian as La Storia: Romanzo in 1974. This edition is translated by William Weaver, and includes a foreword by Simone de Beauvoir, and illustrations by James Campbell. View more info

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The Oxford History of the American People

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263976

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Spine faded, minor scuff on front board. 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 1150, [8] pp. 8vo. Includes two sections of black & white photographs and illustrations. 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. A political as well as social history which traces the major strands in America's history from prehistoric man to the assassination of Pres... View more info

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Christopher Columbus, Mariner

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot; Buckley, William F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274877

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. ix, [7], 224 pp. 8vo. Original green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This edition includes a color frontispiece of Columbus and a new foreword by William F. Buckley, Jr. The noted historian and navigator relates the story of the accomplished seaman who sailed west to the New World. View more info

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Memorial Record of the Nation's Tribute to Abraham Lincoln. (Collector's Edition)

By: Morris, B.F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 2013

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2144493

Condition: Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. 2013 Full-Leather. 272 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in, cloth slipcase with gilt titles & decorations. 2013 reissue of the 1865 original. View more info

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Science and the Bible; or, The Mosaic Creation and Modern Discoveries.

By: Morris, Herbert W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ziegler & McCurdy: 1873

Seller ID: 2286728

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf, with a newspaper clipping about a relative of the owner pinned opposite. 1873 Full-Leather. 566, [4] pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather with debossed design, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. 32 engraved plates, including a frontispiece of Adam and Eve, dinosaurs, several images of the moon, planets, and other celestial objects, and numerous plants and animals. View more info

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Hong Kong (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Morris, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289799

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher insert laid in. Spine slightly faded. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 359, [3] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Kunio Hagio. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. A novel... View more info

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Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides: The Fiftieth Anniversary Edition)

By: Morris, Percy A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1973

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2070421

Condition: Fine


Third edition. Publisher's bookplate laid in. An exceptional copy. 1973 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 330 pp. 8vo. Light brown leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, orange ribbon marker bound in. Color and black & white photographs. This compact edition will enable the collector to identify readily the shells of eastern North America. 1035 species and subspecies of shells are found in the guide, and all but 2 of these are illustrated in a separate section containing 76 plates. Boldface subheadings point up for rapid finding important facts ab... View more info

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Summer's Lease (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Mortimer, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289798

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Viking Penguin trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Full leather - blue with red-orange accents, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two-page color frontispiece by Ed Collins. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. A novel set in Italy, by the Briti... View more info

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Memories: A Story of German Love

By: Muller, Max; Upton, George P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co.: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2178488

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes acetate jacket. Ink name & date on half-title page. 1902 Hard Cover. 134, [1] pp. Brown cloth, decorated front board, gilt titles. Vignettes on theology, literature, and social habits by the 19th century German philologist and Orientalist, translated from the German by George P. Upton. Includes new illustrations by Blanche Ostertag. View more info

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The Necklace of Jewels

By: Murphy, Marguerite

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Page Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199339

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding repaired, ink name on front endpaper. 1918 Hard Cover. 123 pp. 7 3/4 x 6. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, colorful fairy on cover, decorative endpapers. Color frontispiece and 7 color plates by John Goss. Five stories focusing on different precious jewels (Opal; Pearl; Emerald; Diamond; Topaz). View more info

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The Enchanted Castle

By: Nesbit, E.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2268793

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/12/08) in blue ink on front flyleaf. 2005 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 352, [4] pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by H.R. Millar. E. Nesbit's classic story of how Gerald, Cathy and Jimmy find an enchanted garden and awake a princess from a hundred-year sleep, only to have her immediately made invisible by a magic ring. Her rescue is difficul... View more info

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Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage, in Two Volumes (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1932

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274904

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplates laid in. Copyright page states 1932, but probably a late 1980s printing. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. ix, [5], 442, [54]; vii, [5], 443-832 pp. 8vo. Original dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the very successful but largely forgotten politician who served as both the 22nd and 24th President of the United States of America (he remains the only person ever to serve non-consecutive terms). View more info

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Study in Power: John D. Rockefeller, Industrialist and Philanthropist, in Two Volumes (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Nevins, Allan; Bezilla, Robert

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2274208

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. xvii, [3], 441, [19]; vii, [3], 501, [1] pp. 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispieces of Rockefeller in each volume. Foreword by Robert Bezilla. A biography of the successful businessman and generous contributor to charitable causes John D. Rockefeller, who earned his fortune in the American oil industry, and remains one of the wealthiest people in modern history. Here is the first entirely complete and authentic biography of John D. Rockefe... View more info

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Franklin Pierce: Young Hickory of the Granite Hills (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Nichols, Roy Franklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2268780

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('88) in black ink on front endpaper. 1988 Full-Leather. xvii, [1], 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The biography of Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) , 14th President of the United States (1853-1857) details the meteoric career of the New Hampshire lawyer together with the tragic circumstances facing his life. Includes black-and-white portraits and reproductions of h... View more info

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Franklin Pierce: Young Hickory of the Granite Hills (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Nichols, Roy Franklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274915

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. xvii, [1], 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The biography of Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) , 14th President of the United States (1853-1857) details the meteoric career of the New Hampshire lawyer together with the tragic circumstances facing his life. Includes black-and-white portraits and reproductions of historical documents. View more info

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East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North

By: Nielsen, Kay

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268783

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name in blue ink on front flyleaf. 1996 Full-Leather. 204, [2] pp. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of Norse fairy tales first published in 1913, illustrated with color plates by Kay Nielsen. View more info

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Martin van Buren: The Romantic Age of American Politics (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Niven, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274997

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. xii, 715, [9] pp. 8vo. Full black leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the eighth President of the United States of America, who founded the Democratic Party. Van Buren had previously served as Governor of New York, Secretary of State, and Vice President. View more info

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In the Arena: A Memoir of Victory, Defeat and Renewal (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Nixon, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274925

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Former U.S. President Richard Nixon candidly reflects on his career and discusses such topics as the U.S.S.R., Gorbachev, secrecy, Watergate, and more. Photos included. View more info