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A Child's Garden of Verses suede

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins:

Seller ID: 2261078

Condition: Good


Cover toned, front board discolored at a few spots, damage to paste-down endpapers (binding still intact). We have more books available by this author!. 92 pp. 6 3/8 x 3 3/4. Original suede binding with scalloped edges, title in relief against gilt panel, stylized rose effected on front board by cutting several windows to show through to red silk beneath. Green silk endpapers. A unique cover design for a favorite collection of Stevenson's verse. A Child's Garden of Verse... View more info

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Poems, Including: A Child's Garden of Verses; Underwoods; Songs of Travel & Ballads

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Robert Riviere & Son:

Seller ID: 2284899

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, minor loss from spine label, ink gift note on front flyleaf. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 259, [3] pp. 16mo. Fine binding - green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, red morocco spine label, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of poems by the author of Treasure Island and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, with a frontispiece of Stevenson from a pencil drawing by W.H. Coffyn. Includes: A Child's Garden of Verses; Underwoods; Song... View more info

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Treasure Island (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2268792

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, his embossed stamp and ink date (1975) on front flyleaf, and an ink note on the next blank about another edition of the work in his collection. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth, including a tipped in reproduction of a water color painting published here for t... View more info

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Treasure Island (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2285670

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth, including a tipped in reproduction of a water color painting published here for the first time (it was produced for a presentation copy of the work that Wyeth gave to a friend, but until this edition had not appeared in an edition available to the pu... View more info

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The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2268784

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/5/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1991 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 328, [8] pp. 8vo. Full black leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth. Set in England during the fifteenth-century Wars of the Roses, this swashbuckling historical novel by the author of 'Treas... View more info

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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Marquesan Edition De Luxe, in Ten [10] Volumes -- New Arabian Nights & The Dynamiter; Treasure Island & Kidnapped; The Black Arrow & The Merry Men and Other Tales; Master of Ballantrae & Prince Otto; An Inland Voyage & Travels with a Donkey & Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Etc.; Memories and Portraits & Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers; In the South Seas & Letters from Samoa, Etc.; Poems, Ballads and Plays; Across the Plains & Essays and Reviews; Familiar Studies & A Family of Engineers & An Essay on Stevenson

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Bigelow, Charles Curtis; Scott, Temple; Stephen, Leslie

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: The Davos Press: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2023219

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #771 of 1000 sets. Corners a bit rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. xviii, 532; xviii, 434; xvi, 506; xviii, 428; xv, 485; 456; xi, [2], 469; 464; 477; 462. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. A collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's works, with a critical essay by Leslie Stephen, and a biographical essay by Sidney Colvin. View more info

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson: A New Edition Rearranged in Four Volumes with 150 New Letters: 1868-1880: Scotland - France - California; 1880-1887: Alps and Highlands - Hyeres - Bournemouth; 1887-1891: The Adirondacks - Pacific Voyages - First Year at Vailima; 1891-1894: Second, Third, and Fourth Years at Vailima - The End

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Colvin, Sidney

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2260242

Condition: Very Good


Spines a bit faded, edges lightly rubbed - fore-edge corners slightly exposed. 1911 Half-Leather. 1911 edition of the collection first published in 1895 in two volumes. This four new volume edition features 150 additional letters. Contemporary custom half-leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. View more info

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The Master of Ballantrae (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Stern, G.B.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2195576

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xix, 302, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by G.B. Stern, color lithographic illustrations by Lynd Ward. Stevenson’s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme, the elemental struggle between good and evil, as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid ... View more info

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Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives.

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert.: 1878

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272133

Condition: Near Fine


B reissue, composed of the same sheets as the second printing, with Lothrop binding (BAL 19488). Includes engraved frontispiece and all three plates in text. Minimal cosmetic wear. 1878 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 375, [9] pp. An autobiographical novel by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly (The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1984

Seller ID: 2286231

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's 'Notes from the Editors' pamphlet laid in. 1984 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 477, [3] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 'This is a book that changed history. Harriet Beecher Stowe was appalled by slavery, and she took one of the few options open to nineteenth century women who wanted to affect public opinion: she wrote a novel, a huge,... View more info

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Queen Victoria (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Strachey, Lytton; Orel, Harold

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2274213

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. [xii], 434 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria. Foreword by Harold Orel. Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was from 20 June 1837 the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and from 1 May 1876 the first Empress of India until her dea... View more info

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The Store (The Vaiden Trilogy Book 2)

By: Stribling, T.S. [Thomas Sigismund]

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202748

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. Signed by author on slip affixed to front flyleaf. 1/4 inch ink mark on spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1977 Full-Leather. 512 pp. Limited edition genuine maroon leather hardcover binding with 22 karat gold design on spine and covers, four raised spine bands, gilt page ridges, decorative textured linen endpapers, cream ribbon marker. Charcoal illustrations by Howard Rogers. The Store is a 1932 novel by Thomas Sigismund Stribling. It won the Pulitze... View more info

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Luce and His Empire (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Swanberg, W.A.; Funkhouser, G. Ray

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2066423

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. An exceptional copy. 1989 Full-Leather. xvi, 529 pp. 8vo. Green leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, green silk moire endpapers, mint green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by G. Ray Funkhouser written specially for this edition. Henry Luce foresaw the power of commercial mass media and established the National Broadcasting Company. View more info

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The Legend of Henry Ford (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Sward, Keith; Funkhouser, G.R.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274879

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. x, 501, [1] pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This edition includes a color frontispiece of Ford and a new foreword by G.R. Funkhouser, Ph.D. A biography of the founder of Ford Motor Company whose use of the assembly line revolutionized the industry. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1979

Seller ID: 2174193

Condition: Fine


Minimal scuffing to boards. 1979 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. [viii], 337 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine over red-orange cloth boards, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Black & white illustrations by Thomas Morten. From the preeminent prose satirist in the English language, a great classic recounting the remarkable journeys of ship's surgeon Lemuel Gulliver. For children it remains an ... View more info

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Gulliver's Travels (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1974

Seller ID: 2285635

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1974 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 326 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Charles Edmund Brock. Swift's famous satirical novel, playing on the hackneyed travelers tale popular in fiction at the time. It is an early example of science fiction, and has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels: An Account of the Four Voyages into Several Remote Nations of the World

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2207564

Condition: Very Good


No dust jacket as issued, gilt spine lettering, cover decoration & page ridges, gold ribbon marker, edges lightly rubbed, frontispiece page lightly toned. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 343 pp. Brown leather, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, gold ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. Woodcut illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Swift's famous satirical novel, playing on the hackneyed travelers tale popular in fiction at the ti... View more info

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Thomas Tompion: His Life & Work

By: Symonds, R.W.

Price: $350.00  $280.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2263990

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, #238 of 350 copies. Despite the statement on the limitation page, this copy is unsigned. Finely rebound in half morocco - maroon leather spines and corners over red cloth boards, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. Includes sturdy cloth-covered slipcase. Spine faded and a bit soiled, slipcase lightly rubbed. Interior excellent. 1951 Half-Leather. xvi, 320, [2] pp. 4to. A biography of the greatest English watch- and clockmaker of the seventeenth century, ... View more info

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The Annals of Tacitus

By: Tacitus; Church, Alfred John; Brodribb, William Jackson

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265083

Condition: Good


Stain along fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 375 pp. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, marbled endpapers. A history of the Roman emperors succeeding Caesar Augustus, by the greatest contemporary Roman historian. Illustrations by Gian Battista Piranesi. View more info

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The Annals of Tacitus

By: Tacitus; Church, Alfred John; Brodribb, William Jackson

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2270826

Condition: Good


Stain to top corner of about half the page and fore-edge margin of about a quarter. 1982 Hard Cover. 375 pp. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, marbled endpapers. A history of the Roman emperors succeeding Caesar Augustus, by the greatest contemporary Roman historian. Illustrations by Gian Battista Piranesi. View more info

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Sir Walter Ralegh and His Colony in America. Including the Charter of Queen Elizabeth in His Favor, March, 25, 1584, with Letters, Discourses, and Narratives of the Voyages Made to America at His Charges, and Descriptions of the Country, Commodities, and Inhabitants. With Historical Illustrations and a Memoir [Raleigh]

By: Tarbox, Increase N.; [Ralegh, Walter; Raleigh, Walter]

Price: $375.00  $300.00

Publisher: The Prince Society / John Wilson and Son: 1884

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1955893

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 250 copies. Rebound by Macdonald & Sons with their stamp on verso of front endpaper. Minimal wear to corners, boards faintly rubbed, very minor stain to top corner of last section of pages (affects 1/16 inch of margin). 1884 Full-Leather. [8], 329 pp. 8vo. Full brown crushed morocco, five raised spine bands, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A memoir of Sir Walter Ralegh (sometimes spelled Raleigh) ... View more info

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Monsieur Beaucaire (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Tarkington, Booth; Adams, J. Donald

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2195646

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Full-Leather. 121 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A novel by the American author of The Gentleman from Indiana, originally published in McClure's Magazine. This edition includes illustrations by T.M. Cleland. View more info

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Maud and Other Poems

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1797731

Condition: Good


Boards lightly rubbed and toned, corners bumped. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. A vintage (c. 1900) collection of Tennyson's poems, including beautiful uncredited engravings on nearly every page. View more info

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Poems of Imagination and Fancy

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: E.H. Butler and Co.: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196776

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, very beginnings of split to top of front joint. 1865 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 124 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped leather, gilt titles, all edges gilt. This title was also released in brown cloth and green cloth bindings, which are more common. Engraved title page and frontispiece portrait. A collection of poems published during Tennyson's tenure as Poet Laureate.KEYWORDS: POETRY POEMS ALFRED LORD TENNYSON POET... View more info

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A Dream of Fair Women

By: Tennyson, Alfred [Lord]

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Boston: James R. Osgood and Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2169667

Condition: Very Good


First edition. First gathering beginning to loosen, owner bookplate on front endpaper, unmarked Christmas bookplate on front flyleaf. 1880 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, all edges gilt. A decoratively bound volume of poetry by the British poet laureate, illustrated with numerous fine engravings by various artists. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson: Poet Laureate. Complete Edition. Illustrated. (The 'Arundel Poets.' Series)

By: Tennyson, Alfred [Lord]

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Arundel Printing and Publishing Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284882

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, sticker remnant and pencil name on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 609, [3] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. A complete collection of Tennyson's poetical works in two column format. Includes illustrations by: Gustave Dore; W. Holman Hunt; Clarkson Stansfield; J.E. Millais; R.A.; M.E. Edwards; et al. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 - 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate o... View more info

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Bach: A Biography

By: Terry, Charles Sanford; Schonberg, Harold C.

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2274221

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1994 Full-Leather. xxvi, [4], 292 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Bach, 75 black-and-white reproductions of illustrations follow text. A biography of the famous composer, with a foreword by Harold C. Schonberg. View more info

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The Daughter of Time (The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces)

By: Tey, Josephine

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1990

Seller ID: 2275492

Condition: Very Good


A bit smoky. 1990 Hard Cover. 204, [2] pp. 8vo. Maroon boards made to emulate Franklin's usual trademark leather, with gilt titles and decorations, family tree on endpapers. Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writers' Association in 1990, Josephine Tey recreates one of history's most famous—and vicious—crimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken ... View more info

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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1890

Seller ID: 2276795

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Edges rubbed. Binding tight, pages clean and bright. Original brown half leather: leather spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. Black-and-white frontispiece of Betty Sharp. Thackeray's satirical tale of a middle-class family that takes in a conwoman. View more info

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The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux

By: The Abbe Prevost d'Exiles; Waddell, Helen

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1935

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261277

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 3K laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges rubbed. 1935 Hard Cover. xi, 155 pp. The sweetness of her glance, or rather my evil star already in its ascendant and drawing me to my ruin, did not allow me to hesitate for a moment. So begins the story of Manon Lescaut, a tale of passion and betrayal, of delinquency and misalliance, which moves from early eighteenth-century Paris--with its theatr... View more info