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War and Peace, in Two Volumes (The Heritage Press)

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise and Aylmer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1938

Seller ID: 2289616

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase and Sandglass insert. No jackets. Spines faintly toned, very minor general wear. 1938 Hard Cover. xxiv, 815; xv, 857 pp. Two volume set. Translated from the Russian by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Revised by Mr. and Mrs. Maude with a special Introduction by them. Illustrated with reproductions of the famous nineteenth century paintings by Vassily Verestchagin, and numerous pen drawings made for this edition by Fritz Eichenberg. War and Peace (pre-reform Russian: ????? ? ????; post-reform Russian: ????? ? ???, romanized: Vojna i mir [v?j?na i ?m?ir]) is a novel by the Russian author ... View more info

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Anatomy of a Murder (The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces)

By: Traver, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Seller ID: 2292577

Condition: Near Fine


A fine copy. 1988 Hard Cover. xxiv, 453 pp. A gripping tale of deceit, murder and a sensational trial, this courtroom classic is unmatched in its authenticity and vivid portrayals of its setting, events, and characters. Irresistibly absorbing, it has set the standard for all courtroom dramas to come. View more info

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Andrew Johnson: A Biography (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Trefousse, Hans L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274903

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1996 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 463, [3] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. On April 14, 1865, just as the American Civil War came to an end, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by a Confederate actor. The next morning Andrew Johnson was suddenly elevated to the position of President of the United States at a time when the nation was still suffering from the effects of war. This biography explores the enigma of the homeless and uneducated tai... View more info

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Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic, 1848-9

By: Trevelyan, George Macaulay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co: 1914

Seller ID: 2266239

Condition: Very Good


Custom bound in contemporary leather for Maurice Lowndes, as a reward for his performance as a student at Winchester College. Appears to have been rebacked at some point as well (new material at joints). Presentation bookplate on front endpaper, board edges rubbed. 1914 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 387 pp. 8vo. Full navy blue morocco, gilt titles, design & rules. Includes seven maps (two fold-outs) and numerous illustrations of historical fortifications. An account of how Garibaldi led the forces defending Rome against the French. View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2197228

Condition: Near Fine


Faux leather reprint. 1982 Hard Cover. 533, [1] pp. 8vo. Crimson faux leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war and constitutional upheaval. Thai awareness heightens the comedy and intensifies the drama in this magnificent novel and it t... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony; Thirkell, Angela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2261916

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV:24 laid in. Two tiny spots on spine, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [3], 563, [1] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Angela Thirkell, illustrations by Fritz Kredel. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war and c... View more info

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The Warden: The Centenary Edition

By: Trollope, Anthony; Thirkell, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2261928

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XVII:20 laid in. Spine faded. 1955 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, [2], 261, [1] pp. Introduction by Angela Thirkell, illustrations by Fritz Kredel. The first of Trollope’s popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollope’s most memorable characters. When Harding is accused of mismanaging church funds, his predicament lays bare the complexities of the Victorian world and of nineteenth-century provincial li... View more info

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The Drummer Boy

By: Trowbridge, J.T. [John Townsend]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lee and Shepard: 1891

Seller ID: 2290782

Condition: Very Good


Small bookplate on front endpaper, ink owner stamp on front endpaper, ink gift note on front flyleaf, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1891 Hard Cover. 534 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt title panels, black titles and decorations, Includes frontispiece and 3 illustrations. Charming story of a drummer boy and his adventures in the Civil War. View more info

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Peter the Great (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Troyat, Henri; Pinkham, Joan; Palmieri, Patricia

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2274212

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. x, [2], 392 pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Peter the Great. Translated from the French by Joan Pinkham, with a foreword by Patricia Palmieri. A biography of the Russian Tsar who ruled from 1682 to 1725, and is known for spearheading numerous advancements in governance, and for founding and developing the city of St. Petersburg. View more info

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The Guns of August

By: Tuchman, Barbara W. (Wertheim)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2006547

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1987 Full-Leather. x, [4], 511 pp. Maroon leather, gilt titles with gilt troop movement map on boards, gold ribbon marker bound in, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers. Includes maps and black & white photographs. Extensive notes & index follow text. The drama of August, 1914, a month of battle in which war was waged on a scale unsurpassed, and whose results determined the shape of the world in which we live today. View more info

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Fathers and Sons

By: Turgenev, Ivan; Garnett, Constance; Winterich, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2261921

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX:25 laid in. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, slipcase edge lightly toned. 1941 Hard Cover. x, [2], 234 pp. 8vo. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett, with an introduction by John T. Winterich, and illustrations from wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. A novel by Ivan Turgenev, published in 1862 as Ottsy i deti. Quite controversial at the time of its publication, Fathers and Sons concerns the inevitable conflict between generations and between the values of traditionalists and intellectuals. View more info

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283605

Condition: Very Good


1890 printing of BAL 3249: No fly-title, plate on p. 59 updated, the word 'Connecticut' omitted from title on front board and spine, broken text on last three lines of p. 72. Small spot on front corner, hinges just starting. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 575, [3] pp. 4to. Illustrations by Dan Beard. A Yankee engineer from Connecticut is accidentally transported back in time to the court of King Arthur, where he fools the inhabitants of that time into thinking he is a magician—and soon uses his knowledge of modern technology to become a magician in earnest, stunni... View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286244

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 404, [8] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Ben F. Stahl and Alexander Hay Ritchie. A handsomely bound edition of Twain's controversial novel satirizing white racism through the adventures of a young boy along the Mississippi River. One of the first American novels written in vernacular, it has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress; Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L. [Langhorne]); Wagenknecht, Edward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1962

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281669

Condition: Near Fine


1962 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 499, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The story of a pleasure ship's visit to Europe and the Holy Land, with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and illustrations by Fritz Kredel. By the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Prince and the Pauper, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, etc. View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291950

Condition: Very Good


Light spot on page base, top edge faintly foxed. 1979 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 404, [8] pp. 8vo. Black leather spine over green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Edward Windsor Kemble. A decoratively bound edition of Twain's controversial novel satirizing white racism through the adventures of a young boy along the Mississippi River. One of the first American novels written in vernacular, it has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster and Company: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288756

Condition: Very Good


1890 printing of BAL 3402. Front hinge reinforced with cloth tape, boards lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [5] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disappeared! ILLUSTRATIONS: The Little Prince of Poverty Passed In; The Two Went and STood Side by Side Before a Great Mirror; Name Thy Name -- Who A... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288757

Condition: Good


First edition, first state - Franklin imprint on copyright page, 'estate' spelling error (BAL 3402). Boards rubbed with some loss from corners, one gathering sprung, hinges weakening, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [1] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disap... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288758

Condition: Good


First edition, first state - Franklin imprint on copyright page, 'estate' spelling error (BAL 3402). Boards rubbed, corners exposed, binding shaken with one gathering sprung, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [1] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disappeare... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288759

Condition: Fair


First edition, second state (BAL 3402). Binder's copy. Binding loose in several places, boards rubbed, corners exposed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [5] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disappeared! ILLUSTRATIONS: The Little Prince of Poverty Passed In; T... View more info

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Breathing Lessons (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2279749

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author! 327, [3] pp. 8vo. Sea foam full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Lane Smith. 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. "Unfolding over the course of a single emotionally fr... View more info

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Saint Maybe (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289787

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed without inscription on front flyleaf. 1991 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 337, [3] pp. 8vo. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Joanie Schwarz exclusive to this edition. 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. In 1965, the happy Bedloe fam... View more info

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Breathing Lessons (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289812

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Spine slightly faded. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 327, [3] pp. 8vo. Sea foam full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled Color frontispiece by Lane Smith. 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. Unfolding over the course of a single emotionally fraught d... View more info

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Rabbit at Rest (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Updike, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289785

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 1990 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two-page color image precedes title page. Updike's fourth and final Rabbit novel, which won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1991 - the second in the series to do so. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special f... View more info

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Trinity: A Novel of Ireland (The First Edition Society)

By: Uris, Leon

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285662

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Doubleday trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 807, [5] pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Herbert Tauss. In Ireland there is no future, only the past happening over and over again. Leon Uris selected the period from the famine of the 1840s to the Easter Rising of 1916 to tell the story of Ireland's past, explain the 'troubles' of the present and give insight into her future. This Trinity consists of: the Larkin family of Ba... View more info

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An Anthology of World Poetry, in English Translations by Chaucer, Swinburne, Dowson, Symons, Rossetti, Waley, Herrick, Pope, Francis Thompson, E.A. Robinson and Others.

By: Van Doren, Mark

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock: 1936

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263984

Condition: Near Fine


Revised and enlarged edition, 5th printing. Spine edges a bit rubbed. 1936 Full-Leather. lxii, [2], 1467, [7] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse by numerous poets, divided into sections by country. View more info

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The Mansion

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202211

Condition: Near Fine


1922 reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles, color picture plate mounted on top portion of front board. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor of English literature at Princeton between 1899 and 1923. In 1908-09 D... View more info

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The Ruling Passion: Tales of Nature and Human Nature

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200872

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 295 pp. 8voo. Margaret Armstrong binding (unsigned, but matches style of her other Van Dyke titles). Gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor of English literat... View more info

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Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $35.00

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 numerous books with religious themes, as well as poems, essays, and hymns. View more info

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The Sad Shepherd: A Christmas Story

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

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

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