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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, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Other topics such as wit and witticism, practical jokes, the moral ... 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—astronaut travels to a planet populated by intelligent apes, is captured, fights to prove that he is a thinking creature—the... 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 served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outst... View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2290750

Condition: Near Fine


Gilt on spine a bit faded. 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 served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of... 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 Martian civilization, they try to remake themselves as the new Martian race. But even as they expose themselves to artifacts ... 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 Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin, is a vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set ... 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 masterpiece is a historical, philosophical, and epicurean collection of recipes, reflections, and anecdotes on everything and an... 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 tale of romance and strong wills at odds with one another is a classic of nineteenth century literature. This exquisite colle... 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 novels and poems of the Bronte sisters. A decorative and desirable set for the devoted fan of the Brontes. 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 influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the... 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 picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in... 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 novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the title J... 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 influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the titl... 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: 2291057

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume, boards faintly toned (but less than we usually see), 1 inch split to bottom slipcase seam, slipcase a bit rubbed. 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 novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was p... 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 was edited by her sister Charlotte. The name of the novel comes from the Yorkshire manor on the moors on which the story cent... 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 second edition was edited by her sister Charlotte. The name of the novel comes from the Yorkshire manor on the moors on which... View more info

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Wuthering Heights (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286242

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. 338 pp. 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Lithographs by Barnett Freedman. Includes publisher's preface, 'How This Book Came to Be by John T. Winterich, biographical notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, editor's preface to the 1850 edition, and family tree of characters. The classic novel of consuming passions, played out against the lonely moors of northern England, recounts the turbulent and tempestuous love story of Cathy and Heathcliff. A masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the story remains as... 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, Charlotte edited the manuscript of Wuthering Heights and arranged for the edited version to be published as a posthumous second ed... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily; Winterich, John T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205692

Condition: Fine


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 331 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, purple ribbon marker bound in. Lithographs by Barnett Freedman. Includes publisher's preface, 'How This Book Came to Be by John T. Winterich, biographical notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, editor's preface to the 1850 edition, and family tree of characters. The classic novel of consuming passions, played out against the lonely moors of northern England, recounts the turbulent and tempestuous love story of Cathy and Heathcliff. A masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the sto... View more info

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What Mad Universe (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Brown, Fredric; Gunn, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281118

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1986 Full-Leather. [xvi], 190, [2] pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by James Gunn, illustrations by Frank Mayo. A satirical science fiction novel which Anthony Boucher and Jesse McComas agreed was the best SF novel of 1949. View more info

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Shakespeare [William]

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2263987

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Spine faded. 1963 Full-Leather. 352, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red 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 biography of the immortal playwright and poet often simply called The Bard. View more info

Image for The Self-Interpreting Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Marginal References, Conformable to the Standard of the American Bible Society, with an Introduction; Illustrations; a Summary of the Several Books; an Analysis of Each Chapter; a Paraphrase and Evangelical Reflections upon the Most Important Passages; and Numerous Explanatory Notes; and the Text More Fully Elucidated by Many Thousand Explanatory and Critical Notes, and Introduction Observations on Each Book; also a Complete Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Including All Important Words, Illustrated by More Than Six Hundred Fine Engravings and Many Maps. [New Illustrated Edition of Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible (with) Watts' Psalms of David in Metre (with) An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Word of God (with) Introduction to the Study of the Bible (with) An Illuminated Marriage Certificate. An Illuminated Lord's Prayer; also an Illuminated Ten Commandments. a Register of Marriages, Birthds, Deaths, and Memoranda. A Photographic Album with Sixteen Openings for Portraits]

The Self-Interpreting Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Marginal References, Conformable to the Standard of the American Bible Society, with an Introduction; Illustrations; a Summary of the Several Books; an Analysis of Each Chapter; a Paraphrase and Evangelical Reflections upon the Most Important Passages; and Numerous Explanatory Notes; and the Text More Fully Elucidated by Many Thousand Explanatory and Critical Notes, and Introduction Observations on Each Book; also a Complete Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Including All Important Words, Illustrated by More Than Six Hundred Fine Engravings and Many Maps. [New Illustrated Edition of Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible (with) Watts' Psalms of David in Metre (with) An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Word of God (with) Introduction to the Study of the Bible (with) An Illuminated Marriage Certificate. An Illuminated Lord's Prayer; also an Illuminated Ten Commandments. a Register of Marriages, Birthds, Deaths, and Memoranda. A Photographic Album with Sixteen Openings for Portraits]

By: Brown, John; Cooke, Henry; Rawson, A.L. (Albert Leighton)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: American Bible Publishing Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 2263373

Condition: Good


Leather rubbed and dried along spine edges, split beginning at base of front joint, lower clasp missing, text pages somewhat fragile and lightly toned. 1880 Full-Leather. viii, [9]-130; [4], [1]-8; 1-1059, [1]; [10], [1]-78, [24]; 1063-1379, [1]; 1-10, [12], 1-60, [2], 1-23, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. A nicely decorated pulpit Bible with debossed boards, gilt titles and decorations, including gilt turn-ins. Numerous illustrations throughout reproduced from works by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Gustave Dore, Bartolome Murillo, and Johann Overbeck. View more info

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California Missions: A Guide to the Historic Trails of the Padres

By: Brown, Karl F.; Newcomb, Rexford (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., New York: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1836429

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small light stain on base of rear board, pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. 64 pp. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations & titles, black & white photographs mounted on front board. A collection of seventy-eight photographs of churches, chapels, and other elements of twenty-three California missions, with a map showing their locations, and a timeline in order of their founding. View more info

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The Ring and the Book (The Heritage Press)

By: Browning, Robert; Dowden, Edward

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261260

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 1N laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xxii, 690 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Edward Dowden, illustrated with engravings by Carl Schultheiss. The Ring and the Book is a long dramatic narrative poem of 21,000 lines written by Robert Browning. It was published in four installments from 1868 to 1869. The book tells the story of a murder trial in Rome in 1698, whereby an impoverished nobleman, Count Guido Franceschini, is found guilty of the murders of his young wife Pompilia Comparini and her parents, having suspect... View more info

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Stand on Zanzibar (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Brunner, John; Brin, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281116

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. [xxiv], 505, [9] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by David Brin, illustrations by Vincent DiFate. Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations. His work is leading General Technics to the forefront of global domination, both in the marketplace and politically - it's about to take over a country in Africa. Donald Hogan is his roommate, a seemingly sheepish bookworm. But Hogan is a spy, and he's about to discover a ... View more info

Image for Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress

Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress

By: Bryan, William S.; Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Historical Publishing Company: 1891

Seller ID: 2159445

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, edges rubbed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard foxed. 1891 Hard Cover. xl, 608 pp. 4to. Illustrated with 250 historical and miscellaneous engravings, reproductions of ancient prints, and images by great artists, including 8 full color plates of important world events, and 16 half-tone steel engravings. Color plates include: Nelson's Last Battle; Waterloo; Battle of Bunker Hill; An Old-Time Sea Fight. (The Constitution and Guerriere); Gen. Jackson's Victory at New Orleans; Divorcement of Josephine; Putnam's Famous Ride; Decatur's Combat with the Algerine Chief. View more info

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The Poems of William Cullen Bryant, Collected and Arranged by the Author. in Three Volumes.

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1871

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263989

Condition: Very Good


Spines a bit toned, ink name and date on front flyleaf of each volume. 1871 Half-Leather. x, [2], 296, [2]; vi, [2], 286, [4]; 222, [4] pp. 12mo. Half leather, gilt titles, rules, and decorations, marbled pages ridges, boards, and endpapers. A collection of verse by the popular American Romantic poet. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 - June 12, 1878) was an American Romantic poet and journalist. He was born in Cummington, Massachusetts, the second son of Peter Bryant, a prominent doctor, and Sarah Snell; his birthplace and longtime summer home is now a museum. His ance... View more info