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Constantinople: The City of the Sultans

By: Clement, Clara Erskine

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat / University Press: John Wilson and Son: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298321

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket and publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed, jacket spine a bit soiled and slightly faded, book itself about fine, with tight, square binding, bright boards, and clean, unmarked text. 1895 Hard Cover. iv, [2], 309, [3] pp. 8vo. Original cream cloth, elaborate gilt decorations with red and blue accents, blue titles, top edge gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A late 19th century account of the capital of Turkey from the early 4th century to the time of publication, illustrated with photographic plates accompanied by captioned tissue guards. View more info

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The Boys of '61; or, Four Years of Fighting. Personal Observation with the Army and Navy, from the First Battle of Bull Run to the Fall of Richmond.

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat: 1881

Seller ID: 2279552

Condition: Very Good


Spine rubbed, hinges repaired, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1881 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [4], 558, [2] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations, pictorial endpapers, woodcut illustrations and maps throughout text. A contemporary history of the American Civil War based on firsthand accounts. View more info

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Colette: Stories [Sidonie Gabrielle]

By: Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292804

Condition: Very Good


Gilt on top page edge rubbed, ribbon marker a bit frayed at end, bookplate on front endpaper. 1977 Full-Leather. xi, 496 pp. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by David McCall Johnston and Chris Duke. A collection of stories by the French writer known for the originality of her narrative style. View more info

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The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2282250

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded and a bit rubbed. 1959 Hard Cover. xviii, 464 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Vincent Starrett, illustrations by Dignimont. Widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels, The Moonstone tells of the events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious (and cursed) yellow diamond. T.S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre, including a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who ha... View more info

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The Analects of Confucius (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Confucius; Giles, Lionel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294865

Condition: Very Good


A few minor scuffs, edges of endpapers a bit faded, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1976 Full-Leather. xxv, [4], 130 pp. 8vo. Original yellow leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in, silk moire endpapers. Illustrated with paintings by Tseng Yu-Ho. A distillation of Confucius's thought, presented in a series of aphorisms. View more info

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The Way of the World: Comedy in Five Acts

By: Congreve, William; Kronenberger, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261913

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S26 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edge faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 108 pp. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger, illustrations by T.M. Cleland. With piercing accuracy William Congreve depicted the shallow, brittle world of society where the right artifice in manners, fashion and conversation—and money—eased the passage to success. Through sparkling, witty dialogue and brilliant characterisation—Lady Plyant, Valentine, Lady Touchwood, Mirabell and Millamant—Congreve exposed the follies and vanities of that world, and sug... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261262

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX: 24 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, [1], 407 pp. 8vo. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. Introduction by Nicholas Monsarrat, color lithographs by Lynd Ward. Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900. The novel is in two main parts, firstly Jim's lapse aboard the Patna and his consequent fall, and secondly an adventure story about Jim's rise and the tale's denouement amongst the people of Patusan - set in t... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205690

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers slightly faded. 1977 Full-Leather. x, [4], 407 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. View more info

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The Mediterranean and Its Borderlands, in Two Volumes: Western Countries; Eastern Countries

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287167

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1910 Hard Cover. vi, 609, [3]; 648 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edges. Photographic plates with captioned tissue guards throughout. A descriptive guide to the various countries along the Mediterranean Sea. View more info

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Cooper's Novels, in Thirty-Three Volumes (New Edition)

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Stringer & Townsend: 1854

Seller ID: 1797797

Condition: Very Good


Corners & spine rubbed with some loss of gilt, front & end matter of a few volumes lightly foxed. Interiors exceptionally well preserved. Spine labels professionally replaced in emulation of original style. An excellent set. 1854 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in thirty-three volumes. 12mo. 65 volumes in 33. Sewn bindings. Butterscotch leather spines & corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. An apparent variant of the set referenced in Spiller & Blackburn's bibliography (slightly different ordering of volumes, half-leather instead of cloth). The th... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (The Collector's Library of The World's Best-Loved Books)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2287026

Condition: Good


1981 printing, part of The Collector's Library of The World's Best-Loved Books. End matter and edges lightly stained, boards lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 377, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Includes designs based on bead-work of the Eastern Woodland Tribes. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. Cooper's famous adventure brings the wilds of the American frontier and the drama of the French-Indian war to vivid ... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205673

Condition: Near Fine


Top page ridge faintly spotted. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 377 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson, introduction by Edward Everett Hale. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2278043

Condition: Near Fine


Page ridges faintly spotted, otherwise an excellent copy. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 377, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson, introduction by Edward Everett Hale. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2292780

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on verso of front endpaper. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 377, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color and black-and-white illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. Cooper's famous adventure brings the wilds of the American frontier and the drama of the French-Indian war to vivid life. Featuring the classic character Natty Bumppo, it is a moving, memorable depicti... View more info

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The Prairie (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hansen, Harry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1968

Seller ID: 2278051

Condition: Fine


1968 Full-Leather. xxi, [3], 411, [3] pp. 8vo. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Harry Hansen, illustrations by John Steuart Curry. The Prairie: A Tale (1827) is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper, the third novel written by him featuring Natty Bumppo. His fictitious frontier hero Bumppo is never called by his name, but is instead referred to as the trapper or the old man. Chronologically The Prairie is the fifth and final installment of the Leatherstocking Tales, though it was published before ... View more info

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The Pathfinder (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Spiller, Robert E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2207940

Condition: Near Fine


Two minor scuffs to spine bands, gilt page ridges lightly rubbed. 1981 Full-Leather. xvi, 474 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Richard M. Powers, introduction by Robert E. Spiller. The Pathfinder, or The Inland Sea is an historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper first published in 1840. It is the fourth novel featuring Natty Bumppo, his fictitious frontier hero, and is considered as forming the third chronological episode of the Leatherstocking Tales. View more info

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The Deerslayer; or: The First War-Path

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Winterich, John T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Seller ID: 2261914

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:25 laid in. Spine lightly toned, slipcase edges lightly faded. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 510 pp. 8vo. One of several variant bindings released by Heritage, this featuring cream cloth, gilt titles, and an illustration by Edward A. Wilson mounted on the front board. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson throughout, introduction by John T. Winterich. Part of Cooper's famous Leatherstocking Saga, featuring Natty Bumpo. View more info

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The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1963

Seller ID: 2278044

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from top edge of front board, a couple minor scuffs along edges. 1963 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [3], 406 pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Henry C. Pitz, introduction by John T. Winterich. The action takes place during the American Revolution. The share of historical fact in the story is not large, but the action takes place so near to great events that the characters are all invested with something of the dusky light of heroes, while Georg... View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2286131

Condition: Very Good


Top edge and fore edge faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 200 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, gilt titles & decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, with color plates from paintings by, and illustrations from sketches by, Winslow Homer. View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Crane, Stephen; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294856

Condition: Very Good


A few small spots on top edge, a few minor scuffs, endpaper edges slightly faded. 1980 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 170 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, with an introduction by Carl Van Doren and illustrations by John Steuart Curry. View more info

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Salve Venetia: Gleanings from Venetian History

By: Crawford, Francis Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266483

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 517, [7]; x, [2], 441, [7] pp. 8vo. Teal cloth, gilt titles, white and gilt decorations. Includes 225 illustrations from etchings by Joseph Pennell. View more info

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James Monroe (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Cresson, W.P.; Howe, M.A. De Wolfe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2268777

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert laid in. From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front endpaper. 1986 Full-Leather. xiv, 577, [3] 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 James Monroe, 5th President of the United States, with an introduction by M.A. De Wolfe Howe. View more info

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Sandy

By: Crockett, S.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1922

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2205715

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light smudge on front board. 1922 Hard Cover. vi, 353 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. View more info

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De Gaulle (The Library of Great Lives) [DeGaulle]

By: Crozier, Brian; Nixon, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2274207

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 726 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of De Gaulle. A biography which discusses De Gaulle's dealings with Churchill & Roosevelt, as well as his attitude toward Communism. Crozier records the events of the period and sheds light upon De Gaulle's successes and failures. View more info

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The Cooper Vignettes. From Drawings By F. O. C. Darley. India Proofs Before Letter.

By: Darley, F.O.C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1862

Seller ID: 2267734

Condition: Very Good


Printed on flyleaf is the following text: 'Presented to Chas. Knickerbocker, by the Steel Plate Engravers of the Western Bank Note & Engraving Co. 'as a mark of esteem' and dated 1872, which seems to indicate this volume was custom-bound for Mr. Knickerbocker in that year. Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, reinforcement to edges of first and last few pages. Two photographs and two engravings laid in. Foxed throughout, boards a bit rubbed with some drying along edges, later pencil gift note on front flyleaf dated 1903 presenting the book to J.H. Wilcox from his mother. ... View more info

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The Origin of Species [By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life] (The 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of The Great Books of the Western World)

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298964

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly faded, edges of endpapers faded. 1978 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 610 pp. 8vo. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Darwin's landmark work on evolution and natural selection, with illustrations by Walter Rane. Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species, compiling his discoveries from the voyage of the Beagle, his experiments, research and correspondence. He argues for the transmutation of species over time by the process of natural selection. His work... View more info

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Holland. in Two Volumes.

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Zimmern, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1894

Seller ID: 2292774

Condition: Very Good


Includes fold-out map following text of second volume. Crayon scribbles on endpapers and one text page of volume 2, hinges just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed. 1894 Hard Cover. 273, [3]; 275, [3] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. A tour of Holland illustrated with photogravures, by the Italian author who also wrote a similar work on Morocco. View more info

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Old Goriot

By: De Balzac, Honore; Marriage, Ellen; Mauriac, Francois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261267

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 4N laid in. Spine a bit faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xv, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage, with an introduction by Francois Mauriac, and illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan. Old Goriot or Father Goriot) is an 1835 novel by French novelist and playwright Honore de Balzac (1799–1850), included in the Scenes de la vie Parisienne section of his novel sequence La Comedie humaine. Set in Paris in 1819, it follows the intertwined lives of three characters: the elderly doting Goriot; a mysterious... View more info

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The Tales of Guy de Maupassant (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: De Maupassant, Guy; Hearn, Lafcadio; Artinian, Artine; O'Brien, Justin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205669

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear to corners. 1977 Full-Leather. xii, 472 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Over four dozen short stories (including his famous The Necklace) translated from the original French by Lafcadio Hearn and Artine Artinian, with an introduction by Justin O'Brien and illustrations from watercolors by Gunter Bohmer. View more info

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Histoire Universelle de Jacque-Auguste de Thou, Depuis 1543. jusqu'en 1607. Traduite sur l'Edition Latine de Londres [in Sixteen Volumes]

By: De Thou, Jacque-Auguste [Jacques]; [le Beau, Charles; Le Mascrier; Abbe Des Fontaines]

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1734

Seller ID: 2295697

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed with some loss/drying of leather, corners exposed. 1734 Full-Leather. Complete in sixteen volumes. Full calf, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and tooled compartments. The life's work of the French historian and book collector who lived from the mid-16th to early 17th century. Originally published in Latin under the title Historia sui temporis, in 138 books, three years after the author's death. The work, despite controversy over some of its depictions of religious matters, quickly became regarded as a scholarly classic, characterized by exhaustive research and reference to the ... View more info