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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... 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 Ba... 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 conta... 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 lif... 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 gen... 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 tha... 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, Un... 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... View more info

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Tales of Soldiers & Civilians (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Bierce, Ambrose; Jackson, Joseph Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2278055

Condition: Near Fine


A few tiny spots on page ridges. 1971 Full-Leather. xxx, 222 pp. 8vo. Grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson, illustrations by Paul Landacre. A collection of short stories set during the American Civil War, by the author best known for The Devil's Dictionary, and for his mysterious disappearance in Mexico. View more info

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The Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio. in Three Volumes. [Decameron]

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Guglielmo Pickering: 1825

Seller ID: 2281490

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, spine labels mostly absent, minor splits to spine heads and feet along joints, first gathering of volume 1 (free endpaper, flyleaf, and half-title page) loose but included. An attractive set that could be beautiful with some minor restorations. 1825 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. cxxxv, [1], 228, [2]; [229]-586, [2]; [587]-967, [3] pp. 8vo. Full sheep, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations,... View more info

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The Decameron

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni; McWilliam, G.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265087

Condition: Very Good


Slight wrinkle to a few pages. 1979 Hard Cover. xxxi, 738 pp. Black leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with woodcuts by Jose Narro. Boccaccio's 14th century collection of 100 stories, controversial at the time for its inclusion of erotic themes, and important today for the details it provides about life in Italy at the time. View more info

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The Decameron: The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation, Framed in Ten Dayes, of an Hundred Curious Pieces, by Seven Honourable Ladies, and Three Noble Gentlemen

By: Boccaccio, John [Giovanni]; Hutton, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284258

ISBN: 112572384X

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine faded, edge of front a bit soiled. 1980 Full-Leather. xxi, [1], 536 pp. Tall 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Decameron (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearin... View more info

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Planet of the Apes

By: Boulle, Pierre; Fielding, Xan (Translator)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268790

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (6/8/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 248, [4] pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Translated from the French by Xan Fielding. Boulle's classic 1963 novel differs in several ways from the 1968 movie and its various spinoffs. While the bare-bones story is familiar—a... View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2266387

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners, minor loss of gilt from spine and front board, small light spot on rear board. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He ser... View more info

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Chronicle of Flight: A Year-By-Year History of Aviation

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd. / The Easton Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2277127

ISBN: 0785372466

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound by Easton Press in burgundy leather with photographic picture plate mounted on front board, gilt titles, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Blank publisher bookplate laid in. 2003 Full-Leather. 512 pp. A thorough history of flight from the earliest concepts to the present day, illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Martian Chronicles; The Illustrated Man; The Golden Apples of the Sun

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2001

Seller ID: 2285674

ISBN: 1435129067

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2001 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 885 pp. One of the most popular American writers of the twentieth century, Ray Bradbury has thrilled generations of readers with his imaginative tales of fantasy and science fiction. This unique collection brings together three of his best-loved books. The Martian Chronicles is the history of Earth's brief colonization of the red planet, Mars. As humans set up home in the ruins of the extinct ... View more info

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The Fourth President: A Life of James Madison (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Brant, Irving

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274891

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minor scuff on page base. 1985 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. [viii], 681, [3] pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A one-volume biography of the fourth president of the United States, adapted from the six-volume biography Brant spent twenty years writing. View more info

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The Threepenny Opera (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Vesey, Desmond; Bentley, Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1993

Seller ID: 2144207

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. 155 pp. Tall 8o. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, coral ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original German with the English lyrics and a new introduction by Eric Bentley. Color lithographic frontispiece and illustrations by Jack Levine. Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the T... View more info

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The Physiology of Taste; or, Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy

By: Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme; Fisher, M.F.K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261259

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 6N laid in. Spine faded with small spot towards top edge, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xvi, 471 pp. 8vo. Translated into English from the original French by M.F.K. Fisher, with annotations. Illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage. The Physiology of Taste is the most famous book about food ever written. First published in France in 1825 and continuously in print ever since, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin's mas... View more info

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Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2011

Seller ID: 2285673

ISBN: 1435129741

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2011 Full-Leather. 507 pp. At Thornfield Hall, resolute and independent Jane Eyre finds fulfillment in her duties as governess, and the love of her life in her employer Edward Rochester. But when a dark secret from Rochester's past comes to light, Jane must make the most difficult decision of her life: to stay beside the man she loves regardless of the truth, or to embark upon a new life free of the encumbrances of the past. Charlotte Bronte's powerful ... View more info

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Works of The Sisters Bronte, in Six Volumes: Jane Eyre; Shirley; Villette; The Professor, Emma, and Poems by Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte, and the Rev. Patrick Bronte, Etc.; Wuthering Heights & Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

By: Bronte, Charlotte & Emily & Anne; [Bell, Currer & Ellis & Acton]; Thackeray, W.M. [William Makepeace]; Bronte, Patrick;

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc.: 1900

Seller ID: 2271254

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of leather along gilt rule on front corner of first volume, similar minor loss from rear corner of second volume, rear board of volumes two and six lightly soiled, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1900 Half-Leather. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. Red leather spines and corner over red cloth boards, five raised spine bands, gilt titles, rules, and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispieces. A collection of the nove... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266404

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Edges rubbed, boards toned (as usual), front hinge of both volumes just starting. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and infl... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2267170

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines a bit soiled, boards toned (as usual), slipcase rubbed with some loss of paper from one panel, top seam weakening. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion pic... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270872

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Boards lightly toned, corners lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential ... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2280566

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Edges rubbed, boards toned (as usual), ink name and date on front endpapers. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influenti... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274051

Condition: Good


One of two volumes (the other being Jane Eyre, not included here) originally issued with a publisher's slipcase. Boards toned (as usual), edges rubbed, ink name and date inside. 1943 Hard Cover. 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards, green cloth spine, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, and a posthumous second edition ... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274052

Condition: Very Good


One of two volumes (the other being Jane Eyre, not included here) originally issued with a publisher's slipcase. Boards toned (as usual), edges a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards, green cloth spine, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, and a posthumous ... View more info

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Wuthering Heights (The Franklin Library)

By: Bronte, Emily; Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 2275974

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xii, 401 pp. Blue leather-bound with gilt decor on boards and gilt page ridges. Illustrated by Alan Reingold. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë's only novel, was published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. It was written between October 1845 and June 1846.[1] Wuthering Heights and Anne Brontë's Agnes Grey were accepted by publisher Thomas Newby before the success of their sister Charlotte's novel Jane Eyre. After Emily's death, Charl... View more info