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Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Complete with an Original Memoir

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $125.00

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 the mystery novel. 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

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 on a whaling ship with its captain's son, Augustus. The two boys repeatedly find themselves on the brink of death or discove... View more info

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Tales of Mystery & Imagination

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $15.00

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

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, between 1271 and 1298 is also known as Oriente Poliano or Description of the World. It was a very famous and popular book in... View more info

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Journal of a Soul

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

Price: $100.00

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 chronological table precedes the text for easy reference. Also included are four letters, and three sections on spiritual testament... View more info

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The Gift of Asher Lev (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Potok, Chaim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289796

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Spine faded. 1990 Hard Cover. 369, [5] pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Bruce Waldman. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. Twenty years have passed for Asher Lev. He is a world-renowned artist living in France, s... View more info

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Songs of a Little Child's Day

By: Poulsson, Emilie; Smith, Eleanor

Price: $25.00

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 successful career as a board game company in 1860. View more info

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My American Journey

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

Price: $75.00

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 the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history—Vie... View more info

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Miracle at Midway (The Leather-Bound Library of Military History)

By: Prange, Gordon W.; Goldstein, Donald M.; Dillon, Katherine V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2285618

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's Collector's Notes insert and letter to subscribers laid in. Some loss of gilt from front board. 1986 Hard Cover. xvii, 469 pp. 8vo. Crimson full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Seven months after blitzing Pearl Harbor, the Japanese commander, Admiral Yamamoto, prepared to finish his work. He targeted a smaller United States force commanded by Chester Nimitz, a junior admiral. Given the superiority of the Japanese fleet, Yamamoto had every reason to expect victory. But we had broken the Japanese code and Nimitz lear... View more info

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The Life and Times of William Howard Taft, in Two Volumes (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Pringle, Henry F.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274996

Condition: Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. [xii], 555, [25]; viii, [556]-1106 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 twenty-seventh President of the United States of America, who also served as a Chief Justice (he remains the only individual to have held both offices). View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt: A Biography (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Pringle, Henry F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275003

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. x, [2], 627, [1] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Black & white photographs. Pringle's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography not only chronicles the incidents that shaped Roosevelt’s career but also offers insight into the character and mind of this colorful american president. Index. View more info

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Swann's Way (Remembrance of Things Past)

By: Proust, Marcel; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott; Kilmartin, Terence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265120

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1983 Hard Cover. xviii, 486, [6] pp. 8vo. Burgundy leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt title and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. A reworking of the French Pleiade edition, translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin, with illustrations by Malcolm Liepke. Swann's Way is the most frequently read part of Proust's epic novel, Remembrance of Things Past (also known as In Search of Lost Time). It introduces subjects that resonate throughout the entire work, including the narrator's love for Swann's daughter Gilberte... View more info

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The Declaration of Independence [with] The Constitution of the United States of America.

By: R. Spalding

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2005

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264538

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2005 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 58 pp. Original full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution (listing articles I-VII and the amendments through amendment XXVII), in one volume. Facsimiles of the original documents precede their transcriptions. View more info

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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 Rabelais (c. 1494 – April 9, 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor and Renaissance humanist. He has historica... 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 included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. 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 information about the Fillmore administration proved difficult, as his son almost completely destroyed his papers. Rayback provides... 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 scribe and illuminator, Gerard Eliassoen, through several European countries. Often describing the events, people and their prac... 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, where lay the sea, crooning itself to sleep. Bare boughs dripped rain upon the sodden earth, where the dead leaves had so lon... 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 under the pseudonym Olive Green. She was born in Illinois and graduated from the West Division High School, Chicago, IL. In 1... View more info

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Sixguns and Bullseyes and Automatic Pistol Marksmanship (The Firearms Classics Library)

By: Reichenbach, William; Casada, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Firearms Classics Library / The National Rifle Association / Odysseus Editions, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 2290970

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers a bit faded. 1996 Full-Leather. 145, [9], viii, 140, [2] pp. Turquoise full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two classic works on guns and shooting, originally published in the 1930s, here re-released as part of the NRA's Firearms Classics Library. 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 and Disease; Computer Science; Technology; Discoveries, Inventions, and Prizes. Index follows text. 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 has an almost identical plot, but uses different songs. View more info