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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

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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

The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare, Volume I (The Franklin Library, The Great Books of the Western World)

By: [Shakespeare, William]; Clarke, William George; Wright, William Aldis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 2279747

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1978 Full-Leather. 460 pp. Volume I only. Red leather with gilt decorations and gilt page ridges. Red slik moire endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by William Oakes. CONTENTS: The First Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Tragedy of King Richard the Third; The Comedy of Errors. 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