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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