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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric; Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2261934

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VIII: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1956 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 230 pp. 8vo. The famous writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, translated into English by Meric Casaubon, with woodcut illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller, and an introduction by Matthew Arnold. View more info

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Seven Novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Lady Susan

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 2286269

ISBN: 143510319X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2007 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 1220 pp. In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. The novels included in this beautiful Collectible Edition -- Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and Lady Susan -- represent all of Austen's mature work as a novelist, and provide the reader with an introduction to th... View more info

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Four Novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice; Emma; Northanger Abbey

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canterbury Classics: 2011

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2286567

ISBN: 1607103117

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. 2011 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 808 pp. Four complete novels, with an introduction by Andrew Taggart written specially for this edition. In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. Includes: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Northanger Abbey. View more info

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Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an introduction by Richard Church and wood engravings by Joan Hassall. View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285627

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosop... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294860

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting on fore edge, a few minor scuffs. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially... View more info

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The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

By: Baker, La Fayette C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T.A. Langan & Brother: 1889

Seller ID: 2275501

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with some loss of gilt, ages toned, one illustration loose, hinges weakening, frontispiece foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. 398 pp. Grey cloth, gilt titles, elaborate gilt, red, & silver design on spine & front board, floral decorated endpapers. A firsthand account of the formation and development of the United States Secret Service during the American Civil War, with -- in the words of the publisher -- 'a profuse galaxy of magnificent full-page illustrations of exquisite beauty'. Some of these plates are full color, others two-tone (blue ink on pink background). View more info

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The World of Ice, or, The Whaling Cruise of 'The Dolphin' and the Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions (R.M. Ballantyne's Books for Boys)

By: Ballantyne, Robert Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2139063

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Bookplate awarding the book as a first prize to a student in Latin at Ayr Grammar School, spine leans forward slightly. 1893 Hard Cover. viii, 327 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black & gilt titles & decorations, floral decorated endpapers, chromolithographic frontispiece & title page precede printed title. An arctic adventure designed for younger readers, originally released in 1860, at a time when polar exploration was a hot topic due to the expeditions of men such as John Ross, William Edward Parry, and John Franklin. View more info

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After Worlds Collide

By: Balmer, Edwin; Wylie, Philip

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2268787

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (3/17/2009) in black ink on front flyleaf of each volume, and a brief note about when he began and finished reading the book on the copyright page (he started it the day after he filled out the bookplate, and finished it the next day!). 2008 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 341, [3] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of original jacket art. A sequel to When Worlds Collide, which was originally published in 1933. After... View more info

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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261268

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VII: 26. Slipcase toned. 1961 Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pp. 8vo. 'Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?' This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of Eugenie's cousin Charles, recently orphaned and penniless. Eugenie's emotional awakening, stimulated by her love for her cousi... View more info

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Pere Goriot

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265117

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376, [4] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Albert Lynch. 'Pere Goriot' is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin. Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat, Rastignac, come to Paris from the provinces to make his fortune, who befriends Goriot and becomes involved with the daughters. The story is set again... View more info

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Pere Goriot (The Franklin Library)

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 2285592

Condition: Very Good


Minimal loss of gilt. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue leatherette, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, three raised spine bands, decorative endpapers. Illustrations by Albert Lynch. This fine example of the French realist novel contrasts the social progress of an impoverished but ambitious aristocrat with the tale of a father, whose obsessive love for his daughters leads to his personal and financial ruin. View more info

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An Orchard Princess

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott and Company: 1905

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2290470

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Spine faded, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 219, [1] pp. 8vo. Four color plates, cameo on front board, and decorative borders by James Montgomery Flagg. An early novel by the author of Kitty of the Roses, who was ultimately best known for his sports-related children's stories, but also wrote romance and adventure novels. View more info

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

By: Barnes, Ian; Bacon, Josephine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. / The Easton Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2265241

ISBN: 0785824847

Condition: Fine


Rebound in full leather by Easton Press, with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. An exceptional copy. 2009 Full-Leather. 400, [2] pp. The Historical Atlas of Judaism is a fascinating account of the four thousand year old history of the Jewish faith, divided into six comprehensive sections surveying in detail the emergence of the Jews in Ancient Palestine right up to the modern Israeli state. Over 100 specially commissioned, richly detailed maps uncover the Jewish story across the world and over the centuries, while authoritative text... View more info

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Peter Pan

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2011

Seller ID: 2286264

ISBN: 1435133471

Condition: Fine


Still in publisher's shrink wrap. 2011 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Neverland is home to Peter Pan, a young boy who has never grown up. On one of his visits to London, Peter makes the acquaintance of young Wendy Darling, whom he invites to travel with him to Neverland and become the mother of his gang of Lost Boys. Flying through the night sky to Neverland, Wendy and her brothers John and Michael soon become caught up in marvelous adventures with the Indian Princess Tiger Lily, the loyal fairy Tinker Bell, and Peter's nemesis, the sinister hook-handed pirate know... View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and concerns Gav... View more info

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Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 2104132

Condition: Near Fine


Spine toned, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. Decorative trade binding designed by Amy Richards, with her initials incorporated on the front board design. A novel by the author of Peter Pan. View more info

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The Little Minister (The Sarony Illustrated Edition)

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279574

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, flyleaf from another book laid in, with the bookplate of Lt. Cdr. F.B. Quinch (?), his name and USS Nassau 1945 in green ink. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [3], 454, [2] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, top edge gilt, brief biographical sketch of Barrie precedes text. Illustrated from scenes in the drama of 'The Little Minister,' by photographs from life of Maude Adams, Robert Edeson, and other members of the company, by Sarony. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine He... View more info

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The Little Minister, in Two Volumes (The Kirriemuir Edition)

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2287165

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil name on front endpaper of each volume. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. xliv, [2], 290, [2]; vi, [4], 326, [2] pp. 8vo. The Kirriemuir Edition, named after the author's birthplace. Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edge, etchings by G.W.H. Ritchie. This edition also features a literary and biographical portrait of J.M. Barrie. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a S... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Kunitz, Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272516

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's 'Notes from the Editors' booklet laid in. A few tiny scratches on base of front board, ink pictographic stamp and pencil name on front flyleaf. 1977 Full-Leather. xx, [2], 244, [6] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Preface by Stanley Kunitz. Illustrated by Eugene Karlin. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translato... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Kunitz, Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 2285611

Condition: Near Fine


1977 Full-Leather. xx, [2], 244, [6] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Preface by Stanley Kunitz. Illustrated by Eugene Karlin. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translator can give adequate voice to Baudelaire's full poetic range. In compiling their classic, bilingual edition of The Flowers of Evil, the late Marthiel and Ja... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Laver, James; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265678

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs to leather. Unused publisher's bookplate laid in. 1977 Full-Leather. xxxvi, 201, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English by various authors, most notably Edna St. Vincent Millay, and edited with introduction and notes by James Laver. Illustrated with engravings by Pierre-Yves Tremois. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet i... View more info

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Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Bauer, K. Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274994

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Faintly scuffed. 1997 Full-Leather. xxiv, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the twelfth President of the United States of America, who died after just over a year in office. He had previously distinguished himself as an officer during the Mexican-American War. Considering the course his life took, one might wonder how Zachary Taylor ever came to be elected the twelfth president of the United States. According to ... View more info

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2012

Seller ID: 2286265

ISBN: 1435139739

Condition: Fine


Still in publisher's shrink wrap. 2012 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. The inspiration for the world-famous movie, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has delighted generations of readers since L. Frank Baum first published it in 1900. Illustrated by W.W. Denslow, whose magnificent art distinguished the first edition of Baum's tale, this 2012 edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative endpapers. It's a book that will be cherished by readers of all ages. View more info

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The Ne'er-Do-Well

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202013

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, color picture plate mounted on front board. Cover art, frontispiece, and illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy, known as the creator of the 'Christy girl'. View more info

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The Language of Life: An Introduction to the Science of Genetics

By: Beadle, George & Muriel

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263983

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by both authors without attribution on half-title page ('Sincerely, George Beadle, Muriel Beadle'). Faint abrasion on front board. 1966 Full-Leather. x, [4], 242, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full beige morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A description of the science of genetics by George Beadle and his wife Muriel. George Beadle won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Edw... View more info

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The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

By: Bedier, Joseph; Belloc, Hilaire; Rosenfeld, Paul; Colum, Padraic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1960

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261284

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number V: 26 laid in. Spine faded with a couple tiny spots, slipcase edges toned. 1960 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 172, [1] pp. 8vo. The classic romantic story, retold by Joseph Bedier, translated by Hilaire Belloc and Paul Rosenfeld, with illustrations by Serge Ivanoff. This immortal tale from the Age of Chivalry concerns the doomed love between a knight and a princess — one of the great romances of medieval literature, along with that of Lancelot and Guinevere. The heroic Tristan, nephew and champion of King Mark of Cornwall, journeys to Ireland to bring h... View more info

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John Quincy Adams, in Two Volumes: John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy; John Quincy Adams and the Union (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Bemis, Samuel Flagg

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274920

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. Minor scuff on spine of second volume. 1987 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 588, xv, [1]; xv, [1], 546, [2], xix, [5] pp. 8vo. Includes six illustrations and seven maps (including one fold-out). A biography of America's greatest diplomatist to the eve of his election as sixth President of the United States, and an authoritative account of the origins and guiding principles of the nation's foreign policy. View more info

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John Brown's Body: A Poem

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent; Freeman, Douglass Southall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261480

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass. Slipcase repaired, rear hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper, spine and slipcase edge toned. 1948 Hard Cover. xvi, [2], 454 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman, fourteen color illustrations by John Steuart Curry. One of the most widely read poems of our time -- a masterful retelling of the American Civil War. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, United States -- March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer and novelist. He is best known for his narrat... View more info

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Timescape (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Benford, Gregory; Hartwell, David G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2281111

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. 412 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by David G. Hartwell, illustrations by Bob Eggleton. Winner of the 1980 Nebula Award, Timescape has since become a classic of the science fiction genre, combining hard science, bold speculation, and human drama—a challenging and triumphant tale told by a master storyteller. 1998. Earth is falling apart, on the bring of ecological disaster. But in England a tachyon scientist is attempting to contact the past, to somehow warn them... View more info