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Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2202210

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink gift note on front endpaper. Spine head rubbed with 1/2 inch tear along rear board. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348 pp. 8vo. Decorative trade binding by Margaret Armstrong, with her initials incorporated in the design. This 1903 specially bound edition appeared several years after the title was originally published. Best known for his Christmas stories The Other Wise Man and The First Christmas Tree, Van Dyke wrote numer... View more info

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The Sad Shepherd: A Christmas Story

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 2263026

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded with small discolored spot to head. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. Original dark green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Binding designed by Rome K. Richardson, with initials R R flanking design on front board. A Christmas story by the popular early 20th century author and clergyman. View more info

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The Unknown Quantity

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269670

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, end matter lightly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 370 pp. 8vo. Margaret Armstrong binding design with her initials incorporated. Original blue cloth, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. View more info

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Out-of-Doors in The Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277159

Condition: Very Good


1913 printing. Endpapers just beginning to split along hinges, ink gift note on front endpaper, brief pencil note following preface. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, [4], 325, [3] pp. 8vo. 7 1/2 x 5. Decorative trade binding, gilt titles, gold, red and green decorations, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece and plates. CONTENTS: I. Travellers' Joy; II. Going up to Jerusalem; III. The Gates of Zion; IV. Mizpah and the Mount of Olives; V. An... View more info

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The Lost Word: A Christmas Legend of Long Ago

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283606

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine and edges slightly faded, very faint discoloration to portion of front board. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 71, [5] pp. 8vo. Amy Richards trade binding with her initials incorporated. Original green cloth, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and plates by Corwin K. Tinson. A Christmas legend by the author known for his religiously themed fiction. View more info

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The Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, with Reproductions of All the Drawings in the Correspondence, in Three Volumes

By: Van Gogh, Vincent

Price: $600.00  $480.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2263963

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Spines a bit faded. 1959 Full-Leather. Complete in three volumes. lxvii, 559, [5]; 625, [5]; 625, [5] pp. 8vo. Van Gogh's complete correspondence with his brother Theo, together with reproductions of the drawings included in his letters. Each volume includes a tipped in color frontispiece. The first volume includes a publisher's foreword, an introduction, notes, and memoir by V.W. van Gogh, and a preface and memoir by Mrs. J. van Gogh-Bonger. Finely rebou... View more info

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The World of ? [Null-A] (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Van Vogt, A.E.; Gunn, James

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2277192

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 246, [2] pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by James Gunn, color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by Vincent DiFate. The classic novel of non-Aristotelian logic and the coming race of supermen. Grandmaster A.E. van Vogt was one of the giants of the 1940s, the Golden Age of classic SF. Of his masterpieces, The Wor... View more info

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A Journey to the Center of the Earth [Centre]

By: Verne, Jules; Asimov, Isaac

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281096

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs and blemishes to boards. 1966 Full-Leather. xvi, 303, [5] pp. Tall 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Includes an introduction by Isaac Asimov, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. An important early work in the 'lost world' literary tradition, which inspired several film adaptations. View more info

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Around the World in Eighty Days

By: Verne, Jules; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1983

Seller ID: 2285665

Condition: Near Fine


End of ribbon marker slightly frayed. 1983 Full-Leather. xiv, [2], 268, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson, introduction by Ray Bradbury. Verne's classic adventure novel, in which Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days based on a wager. View more info

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From the Earth to the Moon

By: Verne, Jules; Jules-Verne, Jean

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281094

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1970 Full-Leather. xiii, [5], 206, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Jean Jules-Verne, illustrations by Robert Shore. From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la terre à la lune) is an 1865 novel by Jules Verne. It tells the story of the Baltimore Gun Club, a post-American Civil War society of weapons enthusiasts, and their attempts to build an enormous Columbiad ... View more info

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The Mysterious Island

By: Verne, Jules; Kingston, W.H.G.; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261269

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XII: 23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, remnant of owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, 568 pp. Tall 8vo. Translated from the French by W.H.G., with an introduction by Ray Bradbury, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Somewhat of a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though a very different book in terms of theme, more similar to Robinson ... View more info

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The Mysterious Island

By: Verne, Jules; Kingston, W.H.G.; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281095

Condition: Very Good


A few minor scuffs and blemishes to boards. 1987 Full-Leather. x, [8], 568, [4] pp. Tall 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by W.H.G. Kingston, with an introduction by Ray Bradbury, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Somewhat of a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though a very different book in terms of theme, more... View more info

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Verne, Jules; Lewis, Mercier; Pratt, Fletcher

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2285587

Condition: Very Good


Spine scuffed. 1977 Full-Leather. xi, [5], 325, [5] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from Verne's original French by Mercier Lewis, with a new introduction by Fletcher Pratt, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. One of Verne's most well-known works, and a pioneering work of science fiction. View more info

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

By: Verne, Jules; Pratt, Fletcher

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283728

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Hinges repaired, slipcase repaired along two edges, slipcase lightly soiled. 1956 Hard Cover. xi, [5], 325, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Nautical imagery on boards with a giant squid pictured in the center, two views of the Nautilus on endpapers. Translated from the French by Mercier Lewis, with a new introduction by Fletcher Pratt, and illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: A Tour of the Underw... View more info

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The Aeneid of Virgil

By: Virgil (Publius Virgilus Maro); Dryden, John

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265113

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 425 pp. Grey leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. Virgil's epic poem, which remained unfinished upon his death, presented here in the translation of John Dryden, with illustrations by Johann Gruninger. View more info

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The Aeneid of Virgil (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Virgil (Publius Virgilus Maro); Dryden, John

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1973

Seller ID: 2286127

Condition: Near Fine


1973 genuine full leather edition released with the 100 Greatest series, not the later Franklin Library reissue which only had a leather spine, nor the faux full leather version. Minimal cosmetic wear. 464 pp. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Virgil's epic poem, which remained unfinished upon his death, presented here in the verse translation of John Dryden. View more info

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The Georgics

By: Virgil (Publius Virgilus Maro); Dryden, John; Whicher, George F.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2261963

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. A bit musty, sticker remnant on front endpapers, slipcase a bit rubbed. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 155, [1] pp. Virgil's epic poem, translated into English verse by John Dryden, with an introduction by George F. Whicher, and illustrations by Bruno Bramanti. View more info

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L'Ingenu (French Text)

By: Voltaire, Francois

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Editions de la Bonne Etoile: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2117111

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #2374 of 2500. Undated, circa 1930. Front joint repaired, spine faded, ink name stamp on title page. 143 pp. 4to. Navy blue leather spine & corners, navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles & rules, marbled endpapers, color plates (some rather risque) by Berthomme Saint-Andre throughout. French text. L'Ingenu, written after Voltaire's most well-known work Candide, is a darker tale in which an American Indian records his impressions of France. View more info

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Candide; or, The Optimist

By: Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet de; Aldington, Richard; Morand, Paul

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284249

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine bands and corners a bit scuffed. 1977 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 131, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by Richard Aldington, with an introduction by Paul Morand. Color frontispiece and color and black-and-white illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage. Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and ... View more info

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Candide; or, The Optimist

By: Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet de; Aldington, Richard; Morand, Paul

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2285619

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly rubbed, small smudge on top edge. 1977 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 131, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by Richard Aldington, with an introduction by Paul Morand. Color frontispiece and color and black-and-white illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage. Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction b... View more info

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Candide; or, The Optimist

By: Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet; Smollet, Tobias

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265127

Condition: Very Good


A few scuffs to gilt on front boards and page ridge. 1979 Hard Cover. 154, [4] pp. 8vo. Dark green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in the best of all possible worlds. On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century c... View more info

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Faust: Parts One and Two (The Franklin Library)

By: von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Priest, George Madison

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2275998

ISBN: 352001209X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1981 Full-Leather. 415 pp. Green leather-bound with gilt decor on boards and gilt page ridges. Illustrated by Engelbert Siebertz. Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend. He is a scholar who is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, so he makes a pact with the Devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and musical works that ... View more info

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Slapstick or Lonesome No More! (The First Edition Society)

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285668

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Delacorte trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 256, [2] pp. 8vo. Light brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Wilbur Swain and his twin sister, Eliza, are so immensely hideous, helpless and vile in their infancy that their wealthy parents are forced to send them to live on a nearby asteroid. But behind their facade of idiocy, the... View more info

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Wallace, Lew; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $85.00  $68.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264536

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Full-Leather. xxii, [2], 486, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Two-tone illustrations by Joe Mugnaini, introduction by Ben Ray Redman. Original full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published on November 12, 1880 by Harper & Brothers. The novel was a phenomenal best-seller, surpassing Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (185... View more info

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The Compleat Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the Perusal of Anglers, with Instructions, How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream

By: Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles; Lowell, James Russell

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261280

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 2M laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase opening edge rubbed through at a couple points. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xlii, 316 pp. Includes all 21 original chapters by Isaak Walton, another 12 by Charles Cotton, an introduction by James Russell Lowell, and illustrations by Douglas W. Gorsline. The Compleat Angler was first published in 1653, but Walton continued... View more info

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Selected Poems, 1923-1975 (The First Edition Society)

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286229

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, [1], 294, [4] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of poetry by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of All the King's Men, who remains the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. View more info

The Life of George Washington; with Curious Anecdotes Equally Honourable to Himself, and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen.

By: Weems, Mason L.

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Joseph Allen: 1837

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272652

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in full light brown morocco with gilt titles and decorations, and new marbled endpapers. Newspaper clipping laid in which relates the cherry tree anecdote (which appears in this edition beginning on p. 13), a few pages foxed. 1837 Full-Leather. 228 pp. 12mo. Four pages of ads precede title page. An early printing of the work that first appeared in 1800, and went through a number of editions in its first decade, the fifth edition being the first to recount the fam... View more info

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H.G. Wells: The Classic Novels in Five Volumes: The First Men in the Moon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible Man (Easton Press Limited Edition)

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $600.00  $480.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2265242

Condition: Near Fine


Minor loss of gilt from spine titles of three books, otherwise an exceptional set. 2010 Full-Leather. Complete in five volumes. vi, 342; xiv, 188; ix, 188; [x], 108; xvii, [1], 164 pp. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Text paper from Glatfelter, lithography by Falcon Press. Includes: The First Men in the Moon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible M... View more info

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The First Men in the Moon

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]

Price: $225.00  $180.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268788

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (9/14/2011) in blue ink on front flyleaf, and a brief note on the copyright date stating when he began and finished the book (10/12/11, 10/17/11). 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 342, [8] pp. 8vo. Full green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The First Men in the Moon is a 1901 scientific rom... View more info

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The Time Machine

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Aldiss, Brian

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281108

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1986 Full-Leather. x, [2], 97, [3] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk ribbon bound in. Wells's classic science fiction story centered around the invention of a time machine (a term coined by Wells and now used ubiquitously to refer to the type of device he describes). The novel has inspired several radio and film adaptations. View more info