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The Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, with Reproductions of All the Drawings in the Correspondence, in Three Volumes

By: Van Gogh, Vincent

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2263963

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Spines a bit faded. 1959 Full-Leather. Complete in three volumes. lxvii, 559, [5]; 625, [5]; 625, [5] pp. 8vo. Van Gogh's complete correspondence with his brother Theo, together with reproductions of the drawings included in his letters. Each volume includes a tipped in color frontispiece. The first volume includes a publisher's foreword, an introduction, notes, and memoir by V.W. van Gogh, and a preface and memoir by Mrs. J. van Gogh-Bonger. Finely rebou... View more info

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The World of ? [Null-A] (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Van Vogt, A.E.; Gunn, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2277192

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 246, [2] pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by James Gunn, color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by Vincent DiFate. The classic novel of non-Aristotelian logic and the coming race of supermen. Grandmaster A.E. van Vogt was one of the giants of the 1940s, the Golden Age of classic SF. Of his masterpieces, The Wor... View more info

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The Mysterious Island

By: Verne, Jules; Kingston, W.H.G.; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261269

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XII: 23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, remnant of owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, 568 pp. Tall 8vo. Translated from the French by W.H.G., with an introduction by Ray Bradbury, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Somewhat of a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though a very different book in terms of theme, more similar to Robinson ... View more info

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The Aeneid of Virgil

By: Virgil (Publius Virgilus Maro); Dryden, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265113

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 425 pp. Grey leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. Virgil's epic poem, which remained unfinished upon his death, presented here in the translation of John Dryden, with illustrations by Johann Gruninger. View more info

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The Georgics

By: Virgil (Publius Virgilus Maro); Dryden, John; Whicher, George F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2261963

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. A bit musty, sticker remnant on front endpapers, slipcase a bit rubbed. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 155, [1] pp. Virgil's epic poem, translated into English verse by John Dryden, with an introduction by George F. Whicher, and illustrations by Bruno Bramanti. View more info

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L'Ingenu (French Text)

By: Voltaire, Francois

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Editions de la Bonne Etoile: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2117111

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #2374 of 2500. Undated, circa 1930. Front joint repaired, spine faded, ink name stamp on title page. 143 pp. 4to. Navy blue leather spine & corners, navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles & rules, marbled endpapers, color plates (some rather risque) by Berthomme Saint-Andre throughout. French text. L'Ingenu, written after Voltaire's most well-known work Candide, is a darker tale in which an American Indian records his impressions of France. View more info

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Candide; or, The Optimist

By: Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet; Smollet, Tobias

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265127

Condition: Very Good


A few scuffs to gilt on front boards and page ridge. 1979 Hard Cover. 154, [4] pp. 8vo. Dark green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in the best of all possible worlds. On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century c... View more info

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Faust: Parts One and Two (The Franklin Library)

By: von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Priest, George Madison

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2275998

ISBN: 352001209X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1981 Full-Leather. 415 pp. Green leather-bound with gilt decor on boards and gilt page ridges. Illustrated by Engelbert Siebertz. Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend. He is a scholar who is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, so he makes a pact with the Devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and musical works that ... View more info

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Wallace, Lew; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $85.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264536

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Full-Leather. xxii, [2], 486, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Two-tone illustrations by Joe Mugnaini, introduction by Ben Ray Redman. Original full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published on November 12, 1880 by Harper & Brothers. The novel was a phenomenal best-seller, surpassing Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (185... View more info

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The Compleat Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the Perusal of Anglers, with Instructions, How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream

By: Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles; Lowell, James Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261280

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 2M laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase opening edge rubbed through at a couple points. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xlii, 316 pp. Includes all 21 original chapters by Isaak Walton, another 12 by Charles Cotton, an introduction by James Russell Lowell, and illustrations by Douglas W. Gorsline. The Compleat Angler was first published in 1653, but Walton continued... View more info

The Life of George Washington; with Curious Anecdotes Equally Honourable to Himself, and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen.

By: Weems, Mason L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Joseph Allen: 1837

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272652

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in full light brown morocco with gilt titles and decorations, and new marbled endpapers. Newspaper clipping laid in which relates the cherry tree anecdote (which appears in this edition beginning on p. 13), a few pages foxed. 1837 Full-Leather. 228 pp. 12mo. Four pages of ads precede title page. An early printing of the work that first appeared in 1800, and went through a number of editions in its first decade, the fifth edition being the first to recount the fam... View more info

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H.G. Wells: The Classic Novels in Five Volumes: The First Men in the Moon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible Man (Easton Press Limited Edition)

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2265242

Condition: Near Fine


Minor loss of gilt from spine titles of three books, otherwise an exceptional set. 2010 Full-Leather. Complete in five volumes. vi, 342; xiv, 188; ix, 188; [x], 108; xvii, [1], 164 pp. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Text paper from Glatfelter, lithography by Falcon Press. Includes: The First Men in the Moon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible M... View more info

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The First Men in the Moon

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268788

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (9/14/2011) in blue ink on front flyleaf, and a brief note on the copyright date stating when he began and finished the book (10/12/11, 10/17/11). 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 342, [8] pp. 8vo. Full green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The First Men in the Moon is a 1901 scientific rom... View more info

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The Invisible Man

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2268781

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1967 Full-Leather. xvii, [3], 164, [10] pp. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The word 'invisible' in the title is cleverly debossed instead of stamped in gilt like the rest of the title. The classic science fiction tale of a man who can turn himself invisible, with an in... View more info

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A Puritan in Babylon: The Story of Calvin Coolidge (The Library of the Presidents)

By: White, William Allen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274905

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. xvi, [4], 460 pp. 8vo. Original burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the 30th President of the United States of America, by a newspaper editor and leading member of the Progressive movement. View more info

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Leaves of Grass

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265128

Condition: Near Fine


A few light scuffs to gilt on page ridges. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 536, [4] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. This edition based on the ninth, or 'Deathbed' Edition of 1892. Illustrated with photographs of Whitman's America. In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a ... View more info

Image for The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America, in Twelve Volumes: Virginia and the Capital Region; Southern New England; The Mid-Atlantic States; Northern New England; The Deep South; The Great Lakes States; The Pacific States; The Rocky Mountain States; The Carolinas and the Appalachian States; The Desert States; Texas and the Arkansas River Valley; The Plains States

The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America, in Twelve Volumes: Virginia and the Capital Region; Southern New England; The Mid-Atlantic States; Northern New England; The Deep South; The Great Lakes States; The Pacific States; The Rocky Mountain States; The Carolinas and the Appalachian States; The Desert States; Texas and the Arkansas River Valley; The Plains States

By: Wiencek, Henry; Kennedy, Roger G.; Durham, Michael S.; Muse, Vance; Logan, William Bryant; Winckler, Suzanne; Ochshorn, Susan; Dunn, Jerry Camarillo; Hudson, Patricia L.; Ballard, Sandra L.; Gordon, Alice; White, Mel

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang / The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2274878

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplates laid in. A few minor scuffs to gilt on page ridges. 1989 Full-Leather. Complete in twelve volumes. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon markers bound in. Map of the United States highlighting the region of focus precedes text in each volume. A collection of regional histories commissioned by the Smithsonian Institution, featuring color photographs and black-and-white reproductions of historical photogr... View more info

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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act

By: Wilde, Oscar; Douglas, Lord Alfred; Jackson, Holbrook

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261270

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S24 insert laid in. Slipcase is very good - edges rubbed with minor chip from top edge of opening. 1945 Hard Cover. 51 pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Lord Alfred Douglas, with a new introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Decorated and hand-illuminated by Valenti Angelo. Originally published in 1891 in French, and first translated into English in 1894. Oscar Wilde tells the tragic Biblical story of Salome in... View more info

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Glimpses of Fifty Years: The Autobiography of an American Woman, Written by Order of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union

By: Willard, Frances E.; Smith, Hannah Whitall (Introduction)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Woman's Temperance Publication Association / H.J. Smith & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2276937

Condition: Good


Small stain on bottom corner, light stain along top edge affecting top corner of frontispiece and very top edge of margin for a couple dozen other pages, minor repair to front hinge. 1889 Hard Cover. xvi, 698 pp., 6-page terminal section on Willard's ancestry. 8vo. Original olive cloth, silver & gilt titles, black decorations. An important American biography, providing contexts for several important social movements, including the women's movement and temperance. Include... View more info

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The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

By: Wister, Owen; Burt, Struthers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1951

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261276

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV: 23 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1951 Hard Cover. xix, 437 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Struthers Burt, illustrations by William Moyers. A novel of the American West set in Wyoming. Inspiration for western authors such as Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, etc. Dime novels preceding Wister's work featured cowboys, but this novel established the particular ethos that has remained attached to the American co... View more info

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The New Illustrated Natural History

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

Price: $175.00

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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The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats: Definitive Edition, with the Author's Final Revisions

By: Yeats, W.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265088

Condition: Near Fine


Front and end matter faintly foxed, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 522 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, light brown ribbon marker bound in. This collection includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of his career, from luminous rewo... View more info

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Germinal

By: Zola, Emile; Ellis, Havelock; De Montherlant, Henri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1942

Seller ID: 2261930

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XIX: 20 laid in. Spine lightly rubbed with some loss of gilt, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1942 Hard Cover. viii, 374 pp. Translated from the French by Havelock Ellis, with an introduction by Henri de Montherlant, and illustrations by Berthold Mahn. Germinal (1885) is the thirteenth novel in Emile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. Usually considered Zola's undisputed masterpiece and one of the greatest ... View more info

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Nana

By: Zola, Emile; Vizetelly, F.J.; James, Henry; Galantiere, Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1948

Seller ID: 2261906

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 6M laid in. Spine and slipcase edges lightly toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges along opening rubbed. 1948 Hard Cover. xvi, [4], 409 pp. Translated from the original French into English by F.J. Vizetelly, with a preface by Henry James and an introduction by Lewis Galantiere. Illustrated by Bernard Lamotte. Nana is a novel by the French naturalist author Émile Zola. Completed in 1880, Nana is the ninth... 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

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The Swiss Family Robinson; or, Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons in a Desert Island. The Two Parts Complete in One Volume. (Alta Edition)

By: [Wyss, Johann David]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204104

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1890, front board states 'Alta Edition'. Boards lightly soiled, front hinge just starting. viii, 394 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece. When a Swiss pastor and his family are shipwrecked on a tropical island they look to their faith in God to help them triumph over adversity. Faced with surviving in an unknown environment, the family uses supplies from the abandoned ship and their own skills in farming to build a rewarding new life—all while striving to be ... View more info