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The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

By: Rabelais, Francois; Cohen, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265131

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 714, [6] pp. 8vo. Parodying everyone from classic authors to his own contemporaries, the dazzling and exuberant stories of Rabelais expose human follies with mischievous and often obscene humor. Gargantua depicts a young giant who becomes a cultured Christian knight. Pantagruel portrays Gargantua’s bookish son who becomes a Renaissance Socrates, divinely guided by wisdom and by his idiotic, self-loving companion, Panurge. Francois ... View more info

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Finely Bound Ayn Rand 3 Volume Set: The Fountainhead; Atlas Shrugged; The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism

By: Rand, Ayn; Branden, Nathaniel

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. / Random House / The New American Library: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263960

Condition: Near Fine


1957 fifth printing of Atlas Shrugged, 1964 30th printing of The Fountainhead, 1964 first edition, first printing of The Virtue of Selfishness. Spines of first two volumes faded, spine of third only very slightly. We have more books available by this author!. A selection of three of Rand's works, 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 incl... View more info

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Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Rayback, Robert J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274897

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Copyright page states 1959 but likely a late 1980s or early 1990s printing. xiv, [1], 470 pp. 8vo. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the thirteenth President of the United States, the first full-length effort to be published since his death in 1874 (a short biography appeared in 1915, and an account of his early life in 1958). Compiling inform... View more info

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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States; Together with His State Papers, Including His Speeches, Addresses, Messages, Letters and Proclamations, and the Closing Scenes Connected With His Life and Death. (Easton Press Collector's Edition)

By: Raymond, Henry J.; Carpenter, Frank B.; [Lincoln, Abraham]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2014

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2144236

Condition: Fine


2014 Full-Leather. 808 pp., 5-page terminal publisher ad. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, orange ribbon marker bound in. A 2014 facsimile edition of the 1865 original. View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth; or, Maid, Wife, and Widow: A Matter-of-Fact Romance

By: Reade, Charles; Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2259937

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1920. Ink name on front endpaper. 331 pp. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles, top edge gilt. This edition includes a frontispiece of the author, photographic plates of Venetian architecture and historical illustrations, and an appreciation by Algernon Charles Swinburne. The Cloister and The Hearth (1861) is a novel by the English author Charles Reade. Set in the 15th century, it relates the story revolving about the travels of a young scr... View more info

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An American Life (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Reagan, Ronald

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2268776

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('92) in black ink on front endpaper. 1990 Full-Leather. 748, [6] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The autobiography of Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States. View more info

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An American Life (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Reagan, Ronald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274930

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 748, [6] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The autobiography of Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States. View more info

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Speaking My Mind: Selected Speeches (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Reagan, Ronald

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2275004

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. 8vo. Full burgundy leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of political speeches by Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States, with an assortment of quotes and an index following text. View more info

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A Spinner of the Sun

By: Reed, Myrtle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1906

Seller ID: 2199143

Condition: Very Good


1910 reprint. Lightly rubbed and soiled, ink name on front endpaper. 1906 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 393 pp. 8vo. Original lavender cloth, trade binding in the style of Margaret Armstrong but without printed initials on front panel. View more info

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Master of the Vineyard

By: Reed, Myrtle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199140

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front hinge just starting, top corner lightly bumped. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 372 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece. Margaret Armstrong trade binding with her initials incorporated in design. Top edge gilt. A tale of a young woman, her family, and the man who enters their lives. View more info

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Flower of the Dusk

By: Reed, Myrtle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1908

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2284271

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Front hinge repaired by previous owner (fairly neatly), pencil name and date on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 341, [3] pp. 8vo. Original lavender cloth, trade binding in the style of Margaret Armstrong but without printed initials on front panel. The pines, darkly purple, towered against the sunset. Behind the hills, the splendid tapestry glowed and flamed, sending far messages of light to the grey East, ... View more info

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The White Shield

By: Reed, Myrtle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284282

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine toned, edges lightly stained. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 343, [5] pp. 8vo. Margaret Armstrong binding. Gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Myrtle Reed (September 27, 1874–August 17, 1911) was an American author, poet, and journalist, the daughter of Elizabeth Armstrong Reed and the preacher Hiram von Reed. She wrote a number of bestsellers and even published a series of cookbooks ... View more info

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The Life of Andrew Jackson (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Remini, Robert V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274984

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1997 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [2], 412 pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The classic one-volume abridgement of the definitive, three-volume, National Book Award-winning biography of Andrew Jackson. View more info

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Scientific American Science Desk Reference [The Hutchison Science Desk Reference]

By: Rennie, John; Jones, Tony; Kirsner, Scott; Rowe, Julian; Stringer, Chris; Woods, Gordon; Young, Edward; et al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2274218

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher bookplate laid in. 2001 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 690 pp. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A scientific reference with chapters on: Measurement; Mathematics; Chemistry; Physics; Astronomy; Earth Science: Evolution and Structure of Planet Earth; Earth Science: The Atmosphere and the Hydrosphere; Environment and Ecology; Biology; The Animal Kingdom; Plant Kingdom; Human Body; Health an... View more info

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Orations and Poetry, on Moral and Religious Subjects

By: Rice, Roswell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: C. Van Benthuysen:

Seller ID: 1896469

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1850. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine ends, owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink name & date on title page. 400 pp. Original red blind-stamped leather, gilt titles & decorations on spine, frontispiece of author by W.N. Dunne. Contains speeches on temperance and slavery, poems on Niagara, the burning of Chicago, the Boston conflagration, the American Republic, etc. Sabin 70859. View more info

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Green Grow the Lilacs: A Play (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Riggs, Lynn; Atkinson, Brooks

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 1991

Seller ID: 2172458

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. xiii, [1], 144, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A play set in the Indian territory of North America that would later become Oklahoma. The play takes its name from a popular Irish folk song that was popular in the 19th century United States. It inspired the popular Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, which ha... View more info

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Riley Love-Lyrics

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1899

Seller ID: 2273758

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front board lightly toned, ink note on front endpaper. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 190 pp. Gilt titles & decoration, raised portrait of a woman with long curly hair embossed on green cloth cover. Dyer illustrations throughout. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer and poet. Known as the Hoosier Poet, National Poet, and the Children's Poet, he started his career in 187... View more info

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Lydia Bailey (International Collectors Library)

By: Roberts, Kenneth Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2056900

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's slip laid in. Minimal wear to corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 488 pp. 8vo. William Morris replica binding - navy blue boards, gilt titles & decorations, purple ribbon marker bound in. Maps on endpapers. History, romance, and adventure are again skillfully blended by Kenneth Roberts, America's greatest historical novelist. It is 1800, and the ideals and promises of the newborn United States are being tested in actual practice. In Boston, the Federalists are... View more info

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Muhammad [Mohammed]

By: Rodinson, Maxime; Carter, Anne; Bowering, Gerhard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281099

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minimal loss of gilt. 1989 Full-Leather. lv, [1], 362, [2] pp. 8vo. Brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece. Translated from the French by Anne Carter, with a foreword by Gerhard Bowering. This is an account of Mohammad's life and is also the study of the impact of an ideology upon a society. Seventh century Arabia, although fragmented and ... View more info

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Selected Speeches, Messages, Press Conferences, and Letters [Delano] (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Roosevelt, Franklin D. [Delano]; Rauch, Basil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274899

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. xxiv, 391, [1] pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of presidential speeches, addresses, and correspondence by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, spanning fifty-seven years (1888-1945). View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography, with Illustrations (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274913

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minor scuff on page base. 1996 Full-Leather. xii, [2], 647, [7] pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Black & white photographs. Theodore Roosevelt’s writing has the same verve, panache, and energy as the life he lived. Perhaps no president in U.S. history — not even Jefferson — had so many opinions and intellectual interests, believed in so many caus... View more info

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The Early Italian Poets, from Ciullo d'Alcamo to Dante Alighieri (1100 - 1200 - 1300) in the Original Metres, together with Dante's Vita Nuova

By: Rossetti, D.G. [Dante Gabriel]; Alighieri, Dante

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd. / William Clowes and Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 2284900

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. xxiii, [1], 351, [1] pp. 12mo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers, frontispiece of author, engraved title page. A survey of poetry by various Italian authors of the 1100s, 1200s, and 1300s, including Dante Alighieri's La Vita Nuova. Edited by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. La Vita Nuova (English: The New Life) is a medieval text written by Dante Alighieri in 1295. It is an expression of the medieval genre of... View more info

Guys and Dolls and Other Writings

By: Runyon, Damon

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2011

Seller ID: 2285603

Condition: Near Fine


2011 Full-Leather. xviii, [2], 635, [1] pp. 8vo. Original maroon leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of Damon Runyon's short stories, including those that inspired the 1955 musical film starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra. View more info

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The Shadow of Blooming Grove: Warren G. Harding in His Times (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Russell, Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274929

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, [2], 691, [5] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Notes and index follow text. A biography of the 29th President of the United States. Though his administration is remembered for its many scandals (particularly Teapot Dome), Harding also instituted the first federal child welfare p... View more info

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The Emigrant Ship

By: Russell, W. [William] Clark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Cassell Publishing Co., New York / The Mershon Company Press, Rahway: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1815805

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners rubbed, spine toned, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 348 pp. Original light green cloth, gilt titles, gilt & dark green stamped decorations (variant - first edition was tan cloth). A novel by the British author known for his nautical adventure stories, inspired in part by his time in the Merchant Navy. He was a contemporary of Herman Melville, who admired his writing, as well as hi... View more info

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: Saint Augustine; Pusey, Edward Bouverie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265090

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 311, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Augustine's landmark autobiography contains many timely reflections on his own life and Christian theology. Translated by Edward Bouverie Pusey, with illustrations by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. View more info

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Finely Bound J.D. Salinger 4 Volume Set: The Catcher in the Rye; Nine Stories; Franny and Zooey; Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction

By: Salinger, J.D.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263957

Condition: Fine


1960 printings, except for Raise High the Roof Beam which is a 1959 second edition. Exceptional copies. 1961 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of Salinger's works comprising everything published in book form during his lifetime. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full beige morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the... View more info

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Murder Must Advertise: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery (The Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Series Book 9) (The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275574

Condition: Very Good


A bit smoky. 1989 Hard Cover. xiv, 301, [5] pp. 8vo. When ad man Victor Dean falls down the stairs in the offices of Pym's Publicity, a respectable London advertising agency, it looks like an accident. Then Lord Peter Wimsey is called in, and he soon discovers there's more to copywriting than meets the eye. A bit of cocaine, a hint of blackmail, and some wanton women can be read between the lines. And then there is the brutal succession of murders -- 5 of them -- each on... View more info

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A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M.; Salinger, Pierre

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274887

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1992 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. xv, [5], 1087, [11] pp. 8vo. Original dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Kennedy, new foreword by Pierre Salinger. As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administratio... View more info

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It's a Dog's Life, Snoopy

By: Schulz, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books / The Easton Press, Norwalk: 2001

Seller ID: 2174280

Condition: Fine


A rebound Ballantine trade edition. 2001 Full-Leather. 160 pp. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, color illustration mounted on front board, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. A collection of Peanuts cartoons in full color. View more info