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The First Men in the Moon

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

Price: $225.00

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 romance novel by the British author H. G. Wells. The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two protag... View more info

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The Time Machine

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

Price: $65.00

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

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The Invisible Man

By: Wells, H.G. [Herbert George]; Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2268781

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1967 Full-Leather. xvii, [3], 164, [10] pp. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The word 'invisible' in the title is cleverly debossed instead of stamped in gilt like the rest of the title. The classic science fiction tale of a man who can turn himself invisible, with an introduction by Bernard Bergonzi and illustrations by Charles Mozley. View more info

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The House of Mirth (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Wharton, Edith; Mizener, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281097

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed. 1981 Full-Leather. x, [4], 294, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A literary sensation when it was published by Scribners in 1905, The House of Mirth quickly established Edith Wharton as the most important American woman of letters in the twentieth century. The first American novel to provide a devastatingly accurate portrait of New York's aristocracy, it is the story of the beautiful and beguiling Lily Bart and her ill-fated attempt to rise to the heights of a heartless soc... View more info

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The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan: The Conflict of the Ages in the Christian Dispensation

By: White, Mrs. E.G. [Ellen Gould]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Association: 1911

Seller ID: 2286588

Condition: Very Good


Front board a bit rubbed with loss of black from titles and decorations, owner bookplate on front flyleaf. 1911 Hard Cover. xv, 722 pp. 8vo. Decorative blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations, marbled edges, decorated endpapers. Engraved plates throughout text. A 1911 reissue of the work written by a co-founder of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, originally published in the late 19th century. The work focuses on the hand of God in human history. Includes a chapter on spiritualism, with appendix, biographical notes, scriptural index, and general index following text. White's writings are still... View more info

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A Puritan in Babylon: The Story of Calvin Coolidge (The Library of the Presidents)

By: White, William Allen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274905

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. xvi, [4], 460 pp. 8vo. Original burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the 30th President of the United States of America, by a newspaper editor and leading member of the Progressive movement. View more info

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Leaves of Grass

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265128

Condition: Near Fine


A few light scuffs to gilt on page ridges. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 536, [4] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. This edition based on the ninth, or 'Deathbed' Edition of 1892. Illustrated with photographs of Whitman's America. In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism,... View more info

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Leaves of Grass (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2286130

Condition: Near Fine


Small blemish on front board. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 513, [5] pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. When Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass in 1855, he rocked the literary world and forever changed the course of poetry. In subsequent editions, Whitman continued to revise and expand his poems. The text for this Franklin Library edition is based on the ninth, or 'Deathbed' Edition of 1892, the last presided over b... View more info

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The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America, in Twelve Volumes: Virginia and the Capital Region; Southern New England; The Mid-Atlantic States; Northern New England; The Deep South; The Great Lakes States; The Pacific States; The Rocky Mountain States; The Carolinas and the Appalachian States; The Desert States; Texas and the Arkansas River Valley; The Plains States

By: Wiencek, Henry; Kennedy, Roger G.; Durham, Michael S.; Muse, Vance; Logan, William Bryant; Winckler, Suzanne; Ochshorn, Susan; Dunn, Jerry Camarillo; Hudson, Patricia L.; Ballard, Sandra L.; Gordon, Alice; White, Mel

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang / The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2274878

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplates laid in. A few minor scuffs to gilt on page ridges. 1989 Full-Leather. Complete in twelve volumes. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon markers bound in. Map of the United States highlighting the region of focus precedes text in each volume. A collection of regional histories commissioned by the Smithsonian Institution, featuring color photographs and black-and-white reproductions of historical photographs throughout. View more info

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Susanna and Sue

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290469

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 225, [5] pp. 8vo. Grey cloth, color cameo on front board, green titles with green, yellow, and blue decorations, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers. Trade binding with initials TBH on front board. Color frontispiece and three tinted plates by Alice Barber Stephens, N.C. Wyeth also credited as an illustrator. Decorative borders on each page. Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 – August 24, 1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnyb... View more info

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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act

By: Wilde, Oscar; Douglas, Lord Alfred; Jackson, Holbrook

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261270

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S24 insert laid in. Slipcase is very good - edges rubbed with minor chip from top edge of opening. 1945 Hard Cover. 51 pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Lord Alfred Douglas, with a new introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Decorated and hand-illuminated by Valenti Angelo. Originally published in 1891 in French, and first translated into English in 1894. Oscar Wilde tells the tragic Biblical story of Salome in one act. An abridged version of the text was used for Richard Strauss's early 20th century opera. Despite initial ridicule b... View more info

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Little House: The First Five Novels

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2012

Seller ID: 2285676

ISBN: 1435139615

Condition: Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink wrap. A fine copy. 2012 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 624 pp. Generations of children and their parents have been delighted by the Little House novels of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and their semi-autobiographical account of her family's homesteading life in Kansas, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. Over the course of the novels Laura grows from childhood to maturity, and her family's experiences capture the adventure and excitement of life in the American wilderness of the nineteenth century. Heartwarming tales of family love and unity, t... View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285637

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers slightly faded. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color illustrations by William Maughan. Wilder's second novel, set in Lima, Peru, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928. It is a series of interconnected narratives of the lives of several who die in a tragic bridge collapse. View more info

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Glimpses of Fifty Years: The Autobiography of an American Woman, Written by Order of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union

By: Willard, Frances E.; Smith, Hannah Whitall (Introduction)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Woman's Temperance Publication Association / H.J. Smith & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2276937

Condition: Good


Small stain on bottom corner, light stain along top edge affecting top corner of frontispiece and very top edge of margin for a couple dozen other pages, minor repair to front hinge. 1889 Hard Cover. xvi, 698 pp., 6-page terminal section on Willard's ancestry. 8vo. Original olive cloth, silver & gilt titles, black decorations. An important American biography, providing contexts for several important social movements, including the women's movement and temperance. Includes frontispiece and photographic plates. View more info

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Bullet and Shell: War as the Soldier Saw It; Camp, March, and Picket; Battlefield and Bivouac; Prison and Hospital

By: Williams, George F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard & Hulbert / Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, and Company: 1883

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283713

Condition: Very Good


Early printing. Spine slightly faded, corners a bit rubbed, ink name on front endpapers. 1883 Hard Cover. 454 pp. 8vo. American Civil War may be written without prejudice or passion. The memories of that gigantic struggle have mellowed, the bitterness of sectional feeling has died away; and men now view with clearer and calmer minds the issues which led to the conflict, and the motives governing its prosecution. The author of the following pages aims to present a faithful picture of scenes in camp and field, which, under the guise of fiction, will afford the new generation some idea of the tre... View more info

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The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

By: Wister, Owen; Burt, Struthers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1951

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261276

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV: 23 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1951 Hard Cover. xix, 437 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Struthers Burt, illustrations by William Moyers. A novel of the American West set in Wyoming. Inspiration for western authors such as Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, etc. Dime novels preceding Wister's work featured cowboys, but this novel established the particular ethos that has remained attached to the American cowboy ever since. View more info

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The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Wister, Owen; Burt, Struthers

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284251

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine bands and corners lightly rubbed. 1979 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 437, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Struthers Burt, color frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by William Moyers. A groundbreaking Western novel: considered by many to be the first true western, it inspired numerous successful authors in the genre, from Zane Grey to Louis L'Amour. Six different film adaptations were made, the first in 1914 (directed by Cecil B. DeMille), the... View more info

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The New Illustrated Natural History

By: Wood, J.G. [John George]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2206713

Condition: Near Fine


A couple minor spots on front board, ink name and date on title page. 1874 Full-Leather. Beautiful full tree calf, extensive gilt decorations on spine and turn-ins, red leather spine label with gilt titles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A work of natural history by the author who popularized the field, illustrated with engravings throughout. Revised and adapted from J.G. Wood's earlier work 'Illustrated Natural History', originally published in 1853. View more info

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Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

By: Wood, Rev. J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 2289755

Condition: Good


Previously owned by Clyde Grange (labeled as number 33 in his library). Edge wear, spine repaired, bookplate inside front cover, small library stamp throughout. 1875 Hard Cover. 351, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, black and gold design with cover depicting a lizard, beveled edges. CONTENTS: Introduction; Marine and Aquatic Trespassers: The Whales; Dolphins and Sirens; Seals; Reptilian Water Trespassers; Partial Water Trespassers: Carnivora; Roder Water Trespassers: The Beaver; Pachydermatous Water Trespassers: The Hippopotamus; Marsupial and Monotrematous... View more info

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The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats: Definitive Edition, with the Author's Final Revisions

By: Yeats, W.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265088

Condition: Near Fine


Front and end matter faintly foxed, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 522 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, light brown ribbon marker bound in. This collection includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of his career, from luminous reworkings of ancient Irish myths and legends to passionate meditations on the demands and rewards of youth and old age, from exq... View more info

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The Trial of Hawley Harvey Crippin (Notable English Trials)

By: Young, Filson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Notable Trials Library / Gryphon Editions: 1991

Seller ID: 2290595

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's presentation bookplate on front endpaper. 1991 Half-Leather. xxxv, [1], 211, [1] pp. Navy blue leather spine over navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 1991 facsimile reissue of the 1920 original. An account of the murder trial of Hawley Harvey Crippin, an American homeopathic physician who was hanged in London after being found guilty of killing his wife. He is notable as the first crime suspect captured with the help of wireless telegraphy. View more info

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This Immortal (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Zelazny, Roger; Silverberg, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281119

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. [xii], 220, [4] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Robert Silverberg, illustrations by Vincent DiFate. Conrad Nomikos has a long, rich personal history that he'd rather not talk about and a job he'd rather not do. Escorting an alien grandee on a tour around a shattered post-nuclear war Earth is not something he relishes, especially when he becomes central to an intrigue determining Earth's future. View more info

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The Girl in Scarlet [La Fortune des Rougon]

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Matheson and Co., Ltd.: 1900

Seller ID: 2291261

Condition: Good


Circa 1900. Rebound in half-leather with marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titles, top edge gilt, and original pink wrappers bound in. Front endpaper and original front wrapper loose with loss from edges of wrapper, small chip from edge of rear wrapper, board edges rubbed with small chip from spine foot. 147, [1] pp. The Fortune of the Rougons is the first in Zola's famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. In it we learn how the two branches of the family came about, and the origins of the hereditary weaknesses passed down the generations. Murder, treachery, and greed are the keynotes, and ju... View more info

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Germinal

By: Zola, Emile; Ellis, Havelock; De Montherlant, Henri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1942

Seller ID: 2261930

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XIX: 20 laid in. Spine lightly rubbed with some loss of gilt, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1942 Hard Cover. viii, 374 pp. Translated from the French by Havelock Ellis, with an introduction by Henri de Montherlant, and illustrations by Berthold Mahn. Germinal (1885) is the thirteenth novel in Emile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. Usually considered Zola's undisputed masterpiece and one of the greatest novels ever written in the French language, the novel - an uncompromisingly harsh and realistic story of a coalminers' strike... View more info

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Nana

By: Zola, Emile; Vizetelly, F.J.; James, Henry; Galantiere, Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1948

Seller ID: 2261906

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 6M laid in. Spine and slipcase edges lightly toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges along opening rubbed. 1948 Hard Cover. xvi, [4], 409 pp. Translated from the original French into English by F.J. Vizetelly, with a preface by Henry James and an introduction by Lewis Galantiere. Illustrated by Bernard Lamotte. Nana is a novel by the French naturalist author Émile Zola. Completed in 1880, Nana is the ninth installment in the 20-volume Les Rougon-Macquart series. A year before he started to write Nana, Zola knew nothing about the... View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table [Every Man His Own Boswell] (Masterpieces of American Literature

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284246

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplate laid in. Minimal wear to spine bands and corners. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 280, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks, color frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by R.J. Holden. A collection of essays that originally appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, and are credited with the positive response that magazine enjoyed during its early years. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29,... View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: [Irving, Washington]; Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2285881

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1891 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Cream cloth spine over mint cloth boards, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, floral endpapers. Engraved title page by Copeland, frontispiece by Frank T. Merrill. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of t... View more info

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The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare, Volume I (The Franklin Library, The Great Books of the Western World)

By: [Shakespeare, William]; Clarke, William George; Wright, William Aldis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 2279747

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1978 Full-Leather. 460 pp. Volume I only. Red leather with gilt decorations and gilt page ridges. Red slik moire endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by William Oakes. CONTENTS: The First Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth; The Tragedy of King Richard the Third; The Comedy of Errors. View more info

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A Day of Dedication: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Woodrow Wilson (The Library of the Presidents)

By: [Wilson, Woodrow]; Fried, Albert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274898

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 478 pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of presidential papers and speeches by Woodrow Wilson, spanning forty-six years. View more info

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The Swiss Family Robinson; or, Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons in a Desert Island. The Two Parts Complete in One Volume. (Alta Edition)

By: [Wyss, Johann David]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204104

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1890, front board states 'Alta Edition'. Boards lightly soiled, front hinge just starting. viii, 394 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece. When a Swiss pastor and his family are shipwrecked on a tropical island they look to their faith in God to help them triumph over adversity. Faced with surviving in an unknown environment, the family uses supplies from the abandoned ship and their own skills in farming to build a rewarding new life—all while striving to be faithful to their Christian ideals. First published in 1812, 'The Swiss Family Robinson' was inspired by Daniel Defoe’s 'Ro... View more info