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Image for The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise of Dante Alighieri [The Divine Comedy], with The Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, Etc., from the Last Corrected London Edition, with the Translator's Latest Corrections and Additions.

The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise of Dante Alighieri [The Divine Comedy], with The Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, Etc., from the Last Corrected London Edition, with the Translator's Latest Corrections and Additions.

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1880

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266423

Condition: Fair


Hinges repaired, previous front hinge repair attempt with clear tape that has since toned, boards lightly rubbed with 1 inch tear to spine head. 1880 Hard Cover. 600 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. A verse translation of Dante's masterpiece, with a preface, a biographical sketch of the author, and a chronological view of his time. Engraved illustrations. View more info

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated by Gustave Dore [Altemus' Edition]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262505

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Superficial split to front endsheet along hinge - binding not at all loose, minimal loss of gilt from spine. vi, [2], 163 pp. 11 7/8 x 9 3/4. Original dark green cloth, silver, gilt and black titles and decorations. Translated into English verse by Henry Francis Cary, edited by Henry C. Walsh. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the Altemus edition, following several editions by Cass... View more info

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The Vision; or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Rev. H.F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1814

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261378

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1880. Endpapers faintly foxed. 1814 Hard Cover. x, 452 pp. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work in Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Weste... View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante; Ciardi, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265134

Condition: Near Fine


1983 Hard Cover. 688, [1] pp. Black leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Translated with introduction by John Ciardi, with engravings by Gustave Dore, reproduced from the 1862 edition of Inferno and the 1868 editions of Purgatorio and Paradiso. The complete verse translation of all three parts of Dante's Divine Comedy, together in one volume. Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, ... View more info

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Inferno

By: Alighieri, Dante; James, Clive

Price: $395.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2015

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2276356

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #85 of 1200 copies, signed and numbered by illustrator Marc Burckhardt on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase, publisher's certificate of authenticity and blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2015 Full-Leather. 247, [3] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color picture plate mounted on slipcase. Translated by Clive James, with tipped in color illustrations ... View more info

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The Divine Comedy: The Inferno; The Purgatorio; The Paradiso

By: Alighieri, Dante; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2008

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269223

ISBN: 143510384X

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 693, [1] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, color illustration mounted on front board, gilt titles, gilt and black stamped decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English verse by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with engravings by Gustave Dore. The complete verse translation of all three parts of Dante's Divine Comedy, together in one volume. Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece,... View more info

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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. in Four Volumes.

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1842

Seller ID: 2206832

Condition: Very Good


Spine and corners a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1842 Full-Leather. Complete in four volumes. xviii, 583; v, 600; v, 612; vi, 631 pp. 8vo. Full morocco, gilt titles and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers. A history of Europe from 1789-1815, framed specifically around the French Revolution, and with particular attention to France's role in events.KEYWORDS: HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN FRANCE FRENCH View more info

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Seven Trees: Limited Fine Press Edition

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Kat Ran Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2195946

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, hand numbered #35 on limitation page, and signed by Julia Alvarez and Sara Eichner. Faint stain on rear panel of clamshell case. Original mailing envelope from Kat Ran Press containing a duplicate prospectus laid in. 1998 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Folio in publisher's clamshell case with prospectus. One of 65 copies, only 50 of which were available for sale. Julia Alvarez and Sara Eichner have worked sepa... View more info

Image for Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with... View more info

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Fairy Tales and Stories (McKay's Colored Classics)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Dulcken, H.W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David McKay, Publisher: 1905

Seller ID: 2276836

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1905. 1 inch tear to spine head, owner bookplate on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 377 pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt and red titles, ten full-page color plates and sixty woodcuts from designs by various well-known artists. Hans Christian Andersen, often referred to in Scandinavia as H.C. Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, And... View more info

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Tau Zero (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Anderson, Poul; Clement, Hal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281109

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. ix, [5], 208, [4] pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Hal Clement, illustrations by Vincent DiFate. This Hugo Award finalist... is the tale of an epic space voyage where time dilation goes horribly wrong. Aboard the spacecraft Leonora Christine, fifty crew members, half men and half women, have embarked on a journey of discovery like no other to a p... View more info

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The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Seller ID: 2202015

Condition: Very Good


Undated, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1894. Three small light spots on back panel. vii, 360 pp. 7 3/8 x 5 5/8. Original grey cloth, beveled edges, gilt, black & red design, fore-edges gilt, floral endpapers. View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Politics & Poetics (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin & Butcher, S.H.; Kallen, Horace M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285623

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1979 Full-Leather. xxi, [5], 331, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S.H. Butcher, with an introduction by Horace M. Kallen and portraits by Leonard Baskin. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including ... View more info

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The Gods Themselves

By: Asimov, Isaac; Gunn, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281100

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's Collector's Notes insert laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. 288, [2] pp. 8vo. Beige full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by James Gunn. The inter-relationships of three different worlds, the actions of a wide variety of their inhabitants, and the resolution of their common problem form the substance of Isaac Asimov's exciting new book, his first full-length science fiction novel in fifteen years. Each of the... View more info

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W.H. Auden: Collected Poems (The First Edition Society)

By: Auden, W.H. [Wystan Hugh]; Mendelson, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285672

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. 696 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Portrait of author by Daniel Schwartz, specially commissioned for this edition. View more info

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Romantic Poets: William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe

By: Auden, W.H.; Pearson, Norman Holmes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265129

Condition: Near Fine


1982 Hard Cover. xvii, [1], 461, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse from various poets, edited by W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, and illustrated by Eugene Karlin. Includes poems by: William Blake; Robert Burns; George Crabbe; Philip Freneau; Fitz-Greene Halleck; Sir Walter Scott; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth; Hartle... View more info

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric; Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2261934

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VIII: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1956 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 230 pp. 8vo. The famous writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, translated into English by Meric Casaubon, with woodcut illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller, and an introduction by Matthew Arnold. View more info

Image for Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an int... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285627

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.... View more info

Image for The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

By: Baker, La Fayette C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T.A. Langan & Brother: 1889

Seller ID: 2275501

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with some loss of gilt, ages toned, one illustration loose, hinges weakening, frontispiece foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. 398 pp. Grey cloth, gilt titles, elaborate gilt, red, & silver design on spine & front board, floral decorated endpapers. A firsthand account of the formation and development of the United States Secret Service during the American Civil War, with -- in the words of the publisher -- 'a profuse galaxy of magnificent full-page illustrations of exq... View more info

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The World of Ice, or, The Whaling Cruise of 'The Dolphin' and the Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions (R.M. Ballantyne's Books for Boys)

By: Ballantyne, Robert Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2139063

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Bookplate awarding the book as a first prize to a student in Latin at Ayr Grammar School, spine leans forward slightly. 1893 Hard Cover. viii, 327 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black & gilt titles & decorations, floral decorated endpapers, chromolithographic frontispiece & title page precede printed title. An arctic adventure designed for younger readers, originally released in 1860, at a time when polar exploration was a hot topic due to the expeditions of men such as J... View more info

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After Worlds Collide

By: Balmer, Edwin; Wylie, Philip

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2268787

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (3/17/2009) in black ink on front flyleaf of each volume, and a brief note about when he began and finished reading the book on the copyright page (he started it the day after he filled out the bookplate, and finished it the next day!). 2008 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 341, [3] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound ... View more info

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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261268

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VII: 26. Slipcase toned. 1961 Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pp. 8vo. 'Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?' This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of E... View more info

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Pere Goriot

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265117

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376, [4] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Albert Lynch. 'Pere Goriot' is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin. Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat, Rastignac, come to Paris... View more info

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Pere Goriot (The Franklin Library)

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 2285592

Condition: Very Good


Minimal loss of gilt. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue leatherette, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, three raised spine bands, decorative endpapers. Illustrations by Albert Lynch. This fine example of the French realist novel contrasts the social progress of an impoverished but ambitious aristocrat with the tale of a father, whose obsessive love for his daughters leads to his personal and financial... View more info

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

By: Barnes, Ian; Bacon, Josephine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. / The Easton Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2265241

ISBN: 0785824847

Condition: Fine


Rebound in full leather by Easton Press, with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. An exceptional copy. 2009 Full-Leather. 400, [2] pp. The Historical Atlas of Judaism is a fascinating account of the four thousand year old history of the Jewish faith, divided into six comprehensive sections surveying in detail the emergence of the Jews in Ancient Palestine right up to the modern Israeli state. Over 100 specially ... View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatiz... View more info

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Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 2104132

Condition: Near Fine


Spine toned, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. Decorative trade binding designed by Amy Richards, with her initials incorporated on the front board design. A novel by the author of Peter Pan. View more info

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The Little Minister (The Sarony Illustrated Edition)

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279574

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, flyleaf from another book laid in, with the bookplate of Lt. Cdr. F.B. Quinch (?), his name and USS Nassau 1945 in green ink. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [3], 454, [2] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, top edge gilt, brief biographical sketch of Barrie precedes text. Illustrated from scenes in the drama of 'The Little Minister,' by photographs from life of Maude Adams, Robert Edeson... View more info