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The Amaranth; or, Token of Remembrance. A Christmas and New Year's Gift for 1855.

By: Percival, Emily

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson, and Company: 1855

Seller ID: 2260216

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, 1 inch split to front joint (binding still holding strongly), a few pages lightly foxed. 1855 Full-Leather. 288 pp. Original full leather, elaborate gilt decorations and titles, all edges gilt, engraved frontispiece, title, and plates. A collection of verse and prose, decoratively bound and marketed as a holiday gift. View more info

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Garfield: A Biography (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Peskin, Allan

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275000

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. x, 716 pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the twentieth President of the United States of America, who was assassinated less than six months after his inauguration. The definitive biography of America’s 20th president, James A. Garfield. Exhaustively researched and skillfully written... View more info

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Kit Carson's Life and Adventures, from Facts Narrated by Himself, Embracing Events in the Life-Time of America's Greatest Hunter, Trapper, Scout and Guide, including Vivid Accounts of the Every Day Life, Inner Character, and Peculiar Customs of All Indian Tribes of the Far West; also, an Accurate Description of the Country... together with a Full and Complete History of the Modoc Indians and the Modoc War

By: Peters, DeWitt [De Witt] C.; Carson, Kit

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: [Dustin, Gilman & Co.]: 1873

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276558

Condition: Very Good


1873 enlarged edition of the work first published in 1858. Sabin 61190. Howes P256. Lacks title/copyright page, as well as the two engraved frontispiece portraits, but includes all 30 plates called for. Corners rubbed and slightly exposed, front hinge just beginning to weaken. xvii, [18]-604 pp. 8vo. Debossed green cloth, gilt titles, all edges gilt. A biography of the frontiersman who served as a guide for John C. Fremont's voyages in the American West, and participated... View more info

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Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Peterson, Merrill D.

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Seller ID: 2268778

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('87) in black ink on front endpaper. 1987 Full-Leather. 1072 pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The definitive life of Jefferson in one volume, this biography relates Jefferson's private life and thought to his prominent public position and reveals the rich complexity of his developme... View more info

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Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Peterson, Merrill D.

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274914

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minor scuff on page base. 1987 Full-Leather. 1072 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. The definitive life of Jefferson in one volume, this biography relates Jefferson's private life and thought to his prominent public position and reveals the rich complexity of his development. As Peterson explores the dominant t... View more info

Image for Easton Press 42 Volume Set of Peterson's Field Guides: Birds of the Eastern United States; Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies; Butterflies of North America, East of the Great Plains; Mammals: Field Marks of All North American Species Found North of Mexico; Pacific Coast Shells, Including Shells of Hawaii and the Gulf of California; Rocks and Minerals; Birds of Britain and Europe; Animal Tracks; Ferns and Their Related Families of Northeastern and Central North America with a Section on Species Also Found in the British Isles and Western Europe; Eastern Trees: Eastern United States and Canada; Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America; Birds of Texas and Adjacent States; Northeastern Wildflowers; Stars and Planets; Western Reptiles and Amphibians; Rocky Mountain Wildflowers from Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia; Mammals of Britain and Europe; Insects of America North of Mexico; Mexican Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador; Birds' Nests of 285 Species Found Breeding in the United States East of the Mississippi River; Pacific States Wildflowers: Field Marks of Species Found in Washington, Oregon, California and Adjacent Areas; Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America; Atlantic Seashore: Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras; Birds' Nests of 520 Species Found Breeding in the United States West of the Mississippi River; The Atmosphere; Coral Reefs: A Guide to the Common Invertebrates and Fishes of Bermuda, the Bahamas, Southern Florida, the West Indies, and the Caribbean Coast of Central and South America; Pacific Coast Fishes of North America from the Gulf of Alaska to Baja California; Beetles of North America; Moths of Eastern North America; Southwestern and Texan Wildflowers; Atlantic Coast Fishes of North America; Western Butterflies; Mushrooms of North America; Hawks of North America; Southeastern and Caribbean Seashores: Cape Hatteras to the Gulf Coast, Florida, and the Caribbean; Eastern Forests, North America; Advanced Birding: Birding Challenges and How to Approach Them; Medicinal Plants (Eastern and Central North America); Freshwater Fishes: North American North of Mexico; A Field Guide to Western Trees: Western United States and Canada; The Ecology of Western Forests; Venomous Animals and Poisonous Plants of North America North of Mexico (Fiftieth Anniversary Lifetime Edition)

Easton Press 42 Volume Set of Peterson's Field Guides: Birds of the Eastern United States; Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies; Butterflies of North America, East of the Great Plains; Mammals: Field Marks of All North American Species Found North of Mexico; Pacific Coast Shells, Including Shells of Hawaii and the Gulf of California; Rocks and Minerals; Birds of Britain and Europe; Animal Tracks; Ferns and Their Related Families of Northeastern and Central North America with a Section on Species Also Found in the British Isles and Western Europe; Eastern Trees: Eastern United States and Canada; Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America; Birds of Texas and Adjacent States; Northeastern Wildflowers; Stars and Planets; Western Reptiles and Amphibians; Rocky Mountain Wildflowers from Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia; Mammals of Britain and Europe; Insects of America North of Mexico; Mexican Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador; Birds' Nests of 285 Species Found Breeding in the United States East of the Mississippi River; Pacific States Wildflowers: Field Marks of Species Found in Washington, Oregon, California and Adjacent Areas; Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America; Atlantic Seashore: Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras; Birds' Nests of 520 Species Found Breeding in the United States West of the Mississippi River; The Atmosphere; Coral Reefs: A Guide to the Common Invertebrates and Fishes of Bermuda, the Bahamas, Southern Florida, the West Indies, and the Caribbean Coast of Central and South America; Pacific Coast Fishes of North America from the Gulf of Alaska to Baja California; Beetles of North America; Moths of Eastern North America; Southwestern and Texan Wildflowers; Atlantic Coast Fishes of North America; Western Butterflies; Mushrooms of North America; Hawks of North America; Southeastern and Caribbean Seashores: Cape Hatteras to the Gulf Coast, Florida, and the Caribbean; Eastern Forests, North America; Advanced Birding: Birding Challenges and How to Approach Them; Medicinal Plants (Eastern and Central North America); Freshwater Fishes: North American North of Mexico; A Field Guide to Western Trees: Western United States and Canada; The Ecology of Western Forests; Venomous Animals and Poisonous Plants of North America North of Mexico (Fiftieth Anniversary Lifetime Edition)

By: Peterson, Roger Tory; et al

Price: $450.00  $360.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2266158

Condition: Very Good


Eastern Birds volume signed by Peterson on a tipped in illustration of the Northern Oriole commissioned exclusively for this edition. Publisher bookplates with previous owner name and ink date on front endpaper of each volume, a few volumes lightly scuffed, minor loss of gilt from T of Beetles on spine. 1984 Full-Leather. Various colors of full leather, gilt titles, all edges gilt, ribbon markers bound in. Color and black & white illustrations. A collection of 42 volumes... View more info

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The Field Guide Art of Roger Tory Peterson, in Two Volumes: Eastern Birds; Western Birds

By: Peterson, Roger Tory; Ripley, S. Dillon

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2280199

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Peterson without inscription on front flyleaf. Front and end matter of Eastern Birds volume foxed, minor loss of gilt from the word 'guide' on front board, Western Birds volume still sealed in original plastic wrap. 1990 Full-Leather. A collection of Peterson's ornithological artwork from his famous field guide series, with an introduction by Peterson, and additional text and a foreword by S. Dillon Ripley. View more info

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The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 2285679

ISBN: 1435148053

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2013 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 527 pp. In The Physics Book, bestselling popular science writer Clifford A. Pickover explores 250 milestone discoveries in the field of physics that span a historical timeline extending from 13.7 billion years B.C. to more than 100 trillion years in the future. Written for the layperson in accessible and entertaining prose, this volume covers topics ranging from the commonplace (the tunin... View more info

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The Math Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 2285680

ISBN: 1435148037

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2013 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 527 pp. You don't have to be a whiz at mathematics to enjoy The Math Book, Clifford A. Pickover's fascinating appreciation of 250 milestones in the history of mathematics. The topics covered span more than 150 million years and range from the application of mathematical concepts in the understanding of knots, tic tac toe, dice, and other familiar items to the theoretical realm of fuzzy lo... View more info

Image for Panorama of the Old World and the New. Comprising a View of the Present State of the Nations of the World, Their Manners, Customs, and Peculiarities, and Their Political, Moral, Social, and Industrial Condition. Interspersed with Historical Sketches and Anecdotes

Panorama of the Old World and the New. Comprising a View of the Present State of the Nations of the World, Their Manners, Customs, and Peculiarities, and Their Political, Moral, Social, and Industrial Condition. Interspersed with Historical Sketches and Anecdotes

By: Pinnock, William

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: L.P. Crown / J.W. Bradley: 1853

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2281662

Condition: Very Good


Scattered light foxing throughout, ink name, year, and address on front flyleaf. 1853 Full-Leather. vii, [1], 616, [2] pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped full leather, gilt titles and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers. Illustrated with numerous hand-colored plates and engravings (Enlarged, revised, and embellished with several hundred engravings, from designs of Croome, Devereux, and other distinguished artists.) View more info

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The Republic (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2261953

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [7], 622 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, pink ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett, with his introduction, analyses and summary, and with medallions cut on wood by Fritz Kredel. Plato's most well-known work, in which he presents his theory of political philosophy, explaining that the city is 'the... View more info

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Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium; Phaedrus

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin; Oates, Whitney J.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2261955

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs to spine and top page edge. 1979 Full-Leather. xiv, [3], 208 pp. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, red silk moire endpapers, burgundy ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett. Includes three of Plato's dialogues, as well as a preface, introductory analyses by the translator, and illustrations by Eugene Karlin. View more info

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Lysis, or Friendship; The Symposium; Phaedrus (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin; Oates, Whitney J.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2278053

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [4], 208 pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by Benjamin Jewett, with his introductory analyses, a preface by Whitney J. Oates, and illustrations by Eugene Karlin. Three dialogues by the famous disciple of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, best known for The Republic. View more info

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The Republic (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Plato; Lindsay, A.D.

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286246

Condition: Near Fine


Small scuff on spine base. 1975 Full-Leather. 415, [3] pp. 8vo. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original Greek by A.D. Lindsay, two-page color reproduction of Raphael's The School of Athens precedes text. Plato's most well-known work, in which he presents his theory of political philosophy, explaining that the city is 'the soul writ large.' Plato (428/427 BC – 348/347 BC)... View more info

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The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Compared Together by That Grave, Learned Philosopher and Historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions) [Plutarch's Lives]

By: Plutarch; Amyot, James; North, Thomas; Baughman, Roland; Ludwig, Emil

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2277135

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. An exceptional set. 1969 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. xlix, [1], 942; [1], 944-1926 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives into English, by way of the French of James Amyot. This edition prepared by Roland Baughman, with an introduction by Emil Ludwig. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks an... View more info

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Plutarch's Lives: The Translation Called Dryden's, Corrected from the Greek and Revised, in Five Volumes

By: Plutarch; Clough, A.H. [Arthur Hugh]; Langhorne, J. & W.

Price: $200.00  $160.00

Publisher: John D. Morris & Company: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2285483

Condition: Very Good


Limited Athenaeum Edition De Luxe, #51 of 1000 sets. Corners a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine base of last volume, ink name and date on front flyleaf of each volume. 1925 Hard Cover. Complete in five volumes. Red leather spine and corners, gilt titles and decorations, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. Revised by A.H. Clough from the Dryden translation. Life of Plutarch by J. & W. Langhorne precedes text. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, ... View more info

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Plutarch: Selected Lives, from the Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265130

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 462, [4] pp. 8vo. Leather spine, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Dryden translation, with reproductions of illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676. Plutarch's writings comparing the Greeks and Romans remains a classic, and Dryden's 17th-Century translation is still considered one of the greatest works of scholarship of all time. View more info

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The Complete Writings of Plutarch, Including The Lives, Essays, Morals, Apothegms, Miscellanies, Etc., in Ten Volumes [Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men]

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, A.H.; Goodwin, William W.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $600.00  $480.00

Publisher: The Colonial Company, Limited: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267185

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #108 of 1000 sets. Spines and corners faded and a bit dried, corners rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original morocco spines and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, decorated endpapers. Translated by John Dryden, A.H. Clough, and William W. Goodwin, with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Illustrated with photogravure reproductions of paintings and sculptures. Plutarch's Lives of t... View more info

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Speeches of the American Presidents, in Two Volumes (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Podell, Janet; Anzovin, Steven

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2274908

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1995 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. xxv, [3], 374, [30]; vii, [3], [375]-848 pp. 8vo. Original green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of speeches by Presidents of the United States of America from George Washington through George Herbert Walker Bush, with an extensive index. View more info

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Poems: Roycrofter Edition

By: Poe, Edgar A. [Allan]; Monahan, Michael

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: The Roycrofters: 1901

Seller ID: 1831040

Condition: Very Good


Front free endpaper removed, corners rubbed with some loss from spine ends. 1901 Three-Quarter Leather. 49, [5] pp. A selection of Poe's poetry, printed and bound in classic Roycrofter's style. Red leather spine & corners, gilt titles & rules, marbled paper over boards, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Printed on laid paper with watermarks. Frontispiece portrait of Poe, woodcut decorations on title page. Design by Samuel Warner, typography by Andrew Andrews. One of a nu... View more info

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The Murders of the Rue Morgue and Other Tales

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: John W. Lovell Company: 1893

Seller ID: 2269221

Condition: Good


Top edge of front free endpaper clipped, title page repaired at binding with some loss along fore edge. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 169 pp. 8vo. Dark yellow cloth, black stamped decorations, gilt title panel on spine, floral endpapers. A collection of short stories from the master of suspense. Includes: The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Mystery of Marie Roget; The Purloined Letter; The Black Cat; The Fall of the House of Usher; The Pit... View more info

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Complete Stories of Edgar Allan Poe (International Collectors Library)

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272127

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 736 pp. 8vo. Tree of Life replica binding - dark turquoise leatherette, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, ribbon marker bound in. The complete stories of Edgar Allan Poe, known as the inventor of the horror genre, and famous for The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, and his poem The Raven. View more info

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Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1974

Seller ID: 2286234

Condition: Fine


1974 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 412 pp. 4to. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Jay Etkin. Includes: Tales of Horror and Suspense: The Pit and the Pendulum; The Tell-Tale Heart; A Descent into the Maelstrom; The Black Cat; The Fall of the House of Usher; The Masque of the Red Death; The Cask of Amontillado; The Oblong Box; Tales of the Grotesque and A... View more info

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Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Complete with an Original Memoir

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: W.J. Widdleton: 1869

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263985

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, boards lightly rubbed, ink and pencil name on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1869 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 278, [2] pp. Half leather, gilt stamped titles and decorations, marbled page ridges and endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Poe, full-page engraved illustration precedes text. A collection of poems by the author of Tamerlane and The Raven, who was also credited with the invention of the modern horror genre and th... View more info

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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1957

Seller ID: 2278054

Condition: Near Fine


1957 Full-Leather. xvi, 267, [1] pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by Rene Clark. Poe found the germ of the story he would develop into Arthur Gordon Pym in 1836 in a newspaper account of the shipwreck and subsequent rescue of the two men on board. Published in 1838, this rousing sea adventure follows New England boy, Pym, who stows away... View more info

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Tales of Mystery & Imagination

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2288346

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Spine lightly toned. 1941 Hard Cover. xix, 366 pp. Photogravures of the original aquatints by William Sharp. Tales of Mystery & Imagination (often rendered as Tales of Mystery and Imagination) is a popular title for posthumous compilations of writings by American author, essayist and poet Edgar Allan Poe and was the first complete collection of his works specifically restricting itself to his suspenseful and related tales.[1] View more info

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The Travels of Marco Polo, The Venetian (International Collectors Library)

By: Polo, Marco; Marsden, William; Wright, Thomas

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: International Collectors Library American Headquarters: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287173

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's insert laid in. 1948 Hard Cover. 344 pp. 8vo. London Fleet Street replica binding: red boards, gilt titles and decorations. Black & white illustrations by Jon Corbino throughout text. The Travels of Marco Polo is the usual English title of Marco Polo's travel book, nicknamed Il Milione (The Million, see below) or Le Livre des Merveilles (The Book of Wonders). This description of his travels and stays in the Orient, including Asia, Persia, China and Indonesia,... View more info

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Journal of a Soul

By: Pope John XXIII; White, Dorothy; Capovilla, Loris; Bevilacqua, Giulio

Price: $100.00  $80.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1965

Seller ID: 2263981

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 1965 Full-Leather. lvii, [1], 453, [5] 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 autobiography of Pope John XXIII, translated by Dorothy White, detailing his life from 1895-1962 (beginning with his time as a pupil at the seminary at Bergamo). A chrono... View more info

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Songs of a Little Child's Day

By: Poulsson, Emilie; Smith, Eleanor

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Milton Bradley Company, Springfield: 1910

Seller ID: 1948915

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Binding weakening slightly towards center, minor wear to board corners with some loss from stamped design on front board, ink name on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 117 pp. Original dark green cloth, gilt titles, cream flowers and border to S of Songs. A collection of songs for children, with fifteen full-page illustrations by Ruth E. Newton. Published by Milton Bradley Company a year before the death of Milton Bradley - the company began its succes... View more info

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My American Journey

By: Powell, Colin L.; Persico, Joseph E.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274871

Condition: Fine


First edition, #148 of 3500 copies. Signed without inscription by Colin Powell on limitation page. Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1995 Full-Leather. x, 643, [9] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Section of black-and-white photographs precedes text. Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew th... View more info