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Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream (Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2200605

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #143 of 250 copies. Includes green cloth publisher's slipcase. Limitation colophon page bound in following text, with corresponding certificate of authenticity laid in. Very faint scuff just above title on front board, else fine. 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, [4], 185 pp. 4to. Full calf with gilt, white, green, and light blue decorations. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Tipped in color plates and black-and-white illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings ... View more info

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: The Edition of The Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1994

Seller ID: 2285675

ISBN: 0760703329

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1994 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 1263 pp. 8vo. An attractive bonded leather edition, with gilt-edged pages and gold ribbon marker. Includes the plays, the poems, and a glossary following text. Hamlet. Romeo and Juliet. Henry V. Macbeth. A Midsummer Night's Dream. King Lear. Lovers of literature will immediately recognize these as signature works of William Shakespeare, whose plays still rank as the greatest dramas ever produced in the English language four centuries after they were written. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare collects a... View more info

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Shakespeare's Works. Dramatic and Poetic with Glossarial Notes. and a Life by Rev. Alexander Dyce. Illustrated. Complete in One Volume. [Cover Title: The Works of Shakspeare, Complete]

By: Shakespeare, William; Dyce, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Worthington Co.: 1887

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266381

Condition: Very Good


Hinges repaired, a couple plates have light marginal stain midway down fore-edge. 1887 Hard Cover. xxix, 988, [2] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, black titles on gilt backgrounds, black stamped decorations, decorated endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and plates. Two-column format. A collection of Shakespeare's plays and poetry, with a brief biographical sketch by Alexander Dyce, and glossarial notes. View more info

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The Complete Works of Shakespeare, from the Original Text: Carefully Collated and Compared with the Editions of Halliwell, Knight, and Collier: with Historical and Critical Introductions, and Notes to Each Play; and A Life of the Great Dramatist - in Three Volumes

By: Shakespeare, William; Knight, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Martin, Johnson, and Company / Billin and Brother:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262507

Condition: Fair


Comedies and Tragedies are binders copies (text blocks loose from boards), boards moderately worn, plates pages and front and end matter foxed. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three hardcover volumes. Original leather, gilt titles & decorations, front board of each volume personalized with 'J.M. McGivern Jr.' stamped in gilt. Shakespeare's complete works, illustrated and annotated, with engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare, Complete. Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy Left by the Late George Stevens, Esq. with a Memoir, in One Volume.

By: Shakespeare, William; Stevens, George; Chalmers, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: 1869

Seller ID: 2202822

Condition: Good


Spine head, corner of some pages, and rear endpapers stained, corners rubbed, presentation bookplate from Whitestown Seminary on front endpaper, ink name and two words in Greek on front flyleaf. 1869 Half-Leather. x, 977 pp. 8vo. Full leather, stamped decorations, gilt titles, five raised spine bands, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. An attractive and complete collection of William Shakespeare's writings, with steel engravings throughout protected by tissue guards. Two-column format, character names abbreviated within scenes (fully written out in stage directions)... View more info

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Three Plays for Puritans: The Devil's Disciple; Caesar & Cleopatra; and Captain Brasshound's Conversion.

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd.: 1901

Seller ID: 2289770

Condition: Very Good


1912 7th printing. Rebound in half leather. Edges rubbed, spine toned, pencil name and address on rear endpaper. 1901 Half-Leather. xxxvii, [5], 308, [6] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine and corners, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait of Lieut. General Burgoyne precedes text. Three plays by the the British playwright best known for Pygmalion, which was adapted as the musical My Fair Lady. Includes: The Devil's Disciple, Ceasar & Cleopatra, Captain Brasshound's Conversion. View more info

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Two Plays for Puritans

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press, New York: 1979

Seller ID: 1681625

Condition: Very Good


Nice bright copy. Original slipcase has only light toning along top edge.Good. 1979 Hard Cover. Two plays by the legendary George Bernard Shaw. View more info

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Two Plays for Puritans: The Devil's Disciple / Caesar and Cleopatra (Easton Press)

By: Shaw, George Bernard; Him, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2207929

Condition: Very Good


Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Spine lightly toned, light mark to bottom page ridge. 1979 Full-Leather. xxxiii, 215 pp. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two plays by the legendary George Bernard Shaw: The Devil's Disciple, and Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrations by George Him.The Devil's Disciple is an 1897 play written by Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw. The play is Shaw's eighth, and after Richard Mansfield's original 1897 American producti... View more info

Image for The Spell of Old Paris: Its Social, Historical, and Literary Associations, Including an Account of the Famous Cabarets, Hotels, Cafes, Salons, Clubs, Pleasure Gardens, Fairs and Fetes, and the Theatres of the French Capital in Bygone Times (The Spell Series)

The Spell of Old Paris: Its Social, Historical, and Literary Associations, Including an Account of the Famous Cabarets, Hotels, Cafes, Salons, Clubs, Pleasure Gardens, Fairs and Fetes, and the Theatres of the French Capital in Bygone Times (The Spell Series)

By: Shelley, Henry C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: L.C. Page and Company: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291170

Condition: Near Fine


New edition. Small portions of gilt slightly rubbed away. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 354 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, decorative front board with matching vignette on spine, gilt titles, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers. A guide to the entertainments of Paris, with a color frontispiece of The Louvre, a folding bird's-eye view map, and plates throughout. View more info

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School For Scandal

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1892

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2092791

Condition: Good


Limited large paper edition, #135 of 250 copies, hand-numbered in ink on colophon. Lacks one watercolor plate. Binding a bit shaken, spine toned, ink name & date on front endpaper, two contemporary handmade bookmarks laid in. 1892 Hard Cover. 169 pp. 8vo. Cream cloth, elaborate gilt decorations & rules with silhouette cameo of Lady Teazle in center of front board. A comedy in five acts. Includes color frontispiece and four color plates (content page refers to them as 'aquarelles'), and 34 etchings. View more info

Image for Benjamin Harrison, in Two Volumes: Hoosier Warrior: Through the Civil War Years, 1833-1865; Hoosier Statesman: From the Civil War to the White House, 1865-1888 / Hoosier President: The White House and After, 1889-1901 (The Library of the Presidents)

Benjamin Harrison, in Two Volumes: Hoosier Warrior: Through the Civil War Years, 1833-1865; Hoosier Statesman: From the Civil War to the White House, 1865-1888 / Hoosier President: The White House and After, 1889-1901 (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Sievers, Harry J.; Brown, Hilton U.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274909

Condition: Near Fine


1989 Full-Leather. Three complete works, published here in two volumes. xxx, 386; [xx],484; [xvi], 303, [1] pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the 23rd President of the United States of America, who served between Grover Cleveland's two non-consecutive terms. View more info

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A Time of Changes (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Silverberg, Robert; Haldeman, Joe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2277191

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 220, [8] pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joe Haldeman, color frontispiece by Randy Lagana. In the far future, Earth is a worn-out backwater and humanity is spread across the galaxy on worlds that began as colonies, but now feel like home, each with its own long history of a thousand years or more, and each with its own unique culture. One of the strangest is on Borthan, where the founding settlers established the Covenant, which teaches that the s... View more info

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The Death of Methuselah and Other Stories (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289815

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Farrar, Straus and Giroux trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [2] pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Mark Penberthy. 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 stories from... View more info

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The Complete Lensman Series, in Six Volumes: Triplanetary; First Lensman; Galactic Patrol; Gray Lensman; Second Stage Lensman; Children of the Lens

By: Smith, Edward E. [Elmer] Doc

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2006

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262158

Condition: Fine


Five of six volumes still in original plastic wrap. End of volume 1 ribbon marker slightly frayed. 2006 Full-Leather. Complete in six volumes. Full black leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, orange silk moire endpapers, orange ribbon markers bound in. Each volume includes a color frontispiece reproduced from original cover art. The runner-up for the Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series (behind Isaac Asimov's Foundation series). Originally serialized in Amazing Stories and Astounding Stories in the 1930s and 40s, with some of the stories reworked when they were published in book f... View more info

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Civil War Weapons

By: Smith, Graham

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. / Easton Press: 2011

Seller ID: 2144479

ISBN: 0785828540

Condition: Fine


This copy specially bound by Easton Press. 2011 Full-Leather. 256 pp. Grey full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. War is a driver for technological change, and the evolution of weapons can be seen by studying the design of the Civil War weapons cataloged in this attractive full-color reference book. The Civil War was fought all over the United States, although mainly in the south. More than three million Americans fought in the Civil War and over six hundred thousand men, or two percent of the population, died in this dreadfu... View more info

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The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose: A Careful and Full Selection of the Rhymes -- Enhanced Edition, with Five Full-Color Prints Added

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox; Nudelman, Edward D.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2268773

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, his name and the year (2004) in black ink on verso of front free endpaper, and on Easton bookplate opposite title page. 173, [1] pp. Full black leather, color picture plate mounted on front board, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A decoratively bound reissue of the work first published in 1914. This edition includes additional color illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith, as well as a foreword by Edward D. Nudelman and a historical note by Katherine Gridley Buddy. View more info

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Polar Star (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289793

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 1989 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 386 pp. 8vo. Dark turquoise full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Scott Reynolds. 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. Arkady Renko has made too many enemies and now he ... View more info

Image for Smith's Bible Dictionary. Comprising Antiquities, Biography, Geography, Natural History; with Numerous Illustrations and Maps, Compiled from Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible; Illustrated with Over Five Hundred Engravings. A History of the Books of the Bible. Also Containing a New Analytical and Comparative Concordance, together with Four Thousand Questions and Answers on the Old and New Testaments. Forming a Mass of Valuable Aids and Helps for Bible Students

Smith's Bible Dictionary. Comprising Antiquities, Biography, Geography, Natural History; with Numerous Illustrations and Maps, Compiled from Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible; Illustrated with Over Five Hundred Engravings. A History of the Books of the Bible. Also Containing a New Analytical and Comparative Concordance, together with Four Thousand Questions and Answers on the Old and New Testaments. Forming a Mass of Valuable Aids and Helps for Bible Students

By: Smith, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2264535

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. [viii], 786, [10] pp. 8vo. Original full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Color fold-out map of The Holy Land, engraved frontispiece of Jerusalem, color fold-out map of Palestine and numerous engravings throughout text. Smith's Bible Dictionary, originally named A Dictionary of the Bible, was a 19th century Bible dictionary containing upwards of four thousand entries that became named after its editor, William Smith. Its popularity ... View more info

Image for Holy Bible: Containing the King James and the Revised Versions of the Old and New Testaments, Arranged in Parallel Columns, with a Complete Concordance, Embracing Every Passage of Scripture in the Largest Editions, and Dr. Wm. Smith's Bible Dictionary, in which every important scriptural word is fully explained. A complete history of all the books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated; 100,000 marginal references and readings; cities and towns of the Bible; manners and customs of the ancients; Bible aids for social and private prayer; the history of the translation of the Bible; the tabernacle and Solomon's Temple; scenes in the life of Christ and the life of St. Paul; a gallery of fine scripture illustrations, etc., etc., to which is added a comprehensive and critical description of the tabernacle and its sacred furniture; with an account of the priesthood, and the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites. the whole embellished with 2000 scripture illustrations on steel, wood, and in colors. (Self-Pronouncing Edition. in which all the proper names are divided, accented, and marked with the vowel sounds, showing how they should be pronounced.) (Pictorial Family Bible)

Holy Bible: Containing the King James and the Revised Versions of the Old and New Testaments, Arranged in Parallel Columns, with a Complete Concordance, Embracing Every Passage of Scripture in the Largest Editions, and Dr. Wm. Smith's Bible Dictionary, in which every important scriptural word is fully explained. A complete history of all the books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated; 100,000 marginal references and readings; cities and towns of the Bible; manners and customs of the ancients; Bible aids for social and private prayer; the history of the translation of the Bible; the tabernacle and Solomon's Temple; scenes in the life of Christ and the life of St. Paul; a gallery of fine scripture illustrations, etc., etc., to which is added a comprehensive and critical description of the tabernacle and its sacred furniture; with an account of the priesthood, and the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites. the whole embellished with 2000 scripture illustrations on steel, wood, and in colors. (Self-Pronouncing Edition. in which all the proper names are divided, accented, and marked with the vowel sounds, showing how they should be pronounced.) (Pictorial Family Bible)

By: Smith, William

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Gately & Fitzgerald: 1892

Seller ID: 2265240

Condition: Near Fine


Ink notes on births and deaths in family record section with several related papers laid in, one photograph inserted in family portrait section. Spine lightly rubbed. 1892 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 112, [4], 1018, viii, 104, [8], 16, 8, 15, [35], 4, [14], [1025]-1338, 101, [1], 36. Original full leather, embossed boards, gilt titles & decorations, decorative metal clasps, all edges gilt. An attractively bound Holy Bible with more extra content and illustrations than most editions, including the apocrypha. Contains Dr. William Smith's standard Bible dictionary... View more info

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Oedipus the King

By: Sophocles; Storr, Francis; Wilder, Thornton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2277130

Condition: Fine


1980 Full-Leather. 159, [3] pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The original Greek opposite the English translation by Francis Storr, with an introduction by Thornton Wilder and wood engravings by Demetrios Galanis. Warned by an oracle that he would murder his father and marry his mother, Oedipus flees his home in a futile attempt to escape his tragic destiny. The most renowned of the ancient Greek tragedies, this drama of self-discovery is one of the high points of all literature. View more info

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The Killing Man (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Spillane, Mickey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289789

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the E.P. Dutton trade edition. Signed without inscription by author on front flyleaf. Spine faded. 1989 Full-Leather. 228 pp. 8vo. Full crimson leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Gary Kelley. An installment in Spillane's popular Mike Hammer series. 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. View more info

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Odd John: A Story between Jest and Earnest (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Stapledon, Olaf; Bester, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Seller ID: 2277189

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. 157, [7] pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 1987 reissue of the 1935 science fiction novel, which focuses on Friedrich Nietzsche's idea of the Ubermensch. Introduction by Alfred Bester, color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by Wendy Snow-Lang. Odd John: A Story Between Jest and Earnest by William Olaf Stapledon Odd John: A Story between Jest and Earnest is a 1935 science fiction novel by the British author Olaf Stapledon. The novel explores the ... View more info

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Crossing to Safety (The Franklin Library)

By: Stegner, Wallace

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2279748

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 289 pp. Blue leather with gilt decorations and gilt page ridges. Blue silk bookmark bound in, marbled endpapers. Crossing to Safety is a 1987 semi-autobiographical novel by The Dean of Western Writers,[1] Wallace Stegner. It gained broad literary acclaim and commercial popularity. In Crossing to Safety, Stegner explores the mysteries of friendship, and it extends Stegner's distinguished body of work that had already earned him a Pulitzer Prize (for 1971's Angle of Repose)[2] an... View more info

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Tortilla Flat; Of Mice and Men; Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2269267

Condition: Near Fine


A couple tiny blemishes along edges. 1977 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 447, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Three of Steinbeck's most popular novellas in one volume. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2282437

Condition: Fine


1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424, [2] pp. 8vo. Bonded leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to ... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2285628

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on spine, top edge faintly foxed. 1983 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a fa... View more info

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Of Mice and Men (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2285590

Condition: Near Fine


Fore edge corners lightly rubbed, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1977 Large Hardcover. 165 pp. 11 x 8. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Fletcher Martin. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. View more info

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Of Mice and Men (Collector's Edition)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T. - introduction

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2272194

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, endpaper edges a bit faded. 1977 Full-Leather. 164, [4] pp. 11 x 8. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin, introduction by John T. Winterich. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. View more info

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The Red and the Black

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott (Translator); Basso, Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1954

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261481

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, postcard laid in, slipcase corners a bit rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. Translated from the French by C.K. Scott-Moncrieff, with an introduction by Hamilton Basso, and illustrations by Rafaello Busoni. Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black) is a novel by Stendhal, published in 1830. The title has been translated into English variously as Scarlet and Black, Red and Black, and The Red and the Black. It is set in 1830, and relates a young man's attempts to rise above his plebeian birth through a combina... View more info

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The Red and the Black (The Franklin Library)

By: Stendhal; Tergie, Charles (Translator)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2292583

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1981 Hard Cover. xi, 496 pp. Red boards with gilt title on spine and decoration on boards. Page ridges gilt. Illustrated by Jean Paul Quint. Handsome, ambitious Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble provincial origins. Soon realizing that success can only be achieved by adopting the subtle code of hypocrisy by which society operates, he begins to achieve advancement through deceit and self-interest. His triumphant career takes him into the heart of glamorous Parisian society, along the way conquering the gentle, married Madame de Rênal, an... View more info