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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2285610

Condition: Near Fine


A couple small smudges along spine. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161, [3] pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decorative edition of Carroll's classic work. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 1... View more info

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself, in Two Volumes

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington; Cortissoz, Royal

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2062149

Condition: Very Good


1934 12th printing. Front hinge of first volume just starting, small internal tear to vol. 1 backstrip. 1906 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 359, [1]; vii, [1], 386, [1] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, top edge gilt. Reproductions of forty original portraits and views. The classic autobiography by the Italian Renaissance goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier, and musician, still considered the most important memoir of the era. View more info

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Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha [Parts I & II in One Volume]

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de; Jarvis, Charles

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2164512

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1880. Spine slightly faded, minimal wear to corners, ink name on front flyleaf. 811 pp. 8vo. Parts 1 and 2 complete in one volume. Original blue cloth, gilt & black decorations design, titles in relief, floral decorative endpapers. Don Quixote (fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha), is a novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story by inventing a Moorish chronicler for Don Quixote named Cide Hamete Benengeli. Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is the most influe... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books)

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Nicolson, J.U.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285062

Condition: Near Fine


1985 Half-Leather. 618 pp. 8vo. Printed by The Franklin Library for The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books. Black leather spine over blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Woodcuts by William Caxton. The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387 and 1400. In 1386, Chaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, in 1389, Clerk of the King's work. It was during these years that Chaucer began working... View more info

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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays

By: Chekhov, Anton; Fen, Elisaveta

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265136

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 274, [6] pp. Black leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. A collection of plays by Anton Chekhov, including: The Cherry Orchard; The Sea Gull; The Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya. View more info

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Aucassin and Nicolete [Nicolette]

By: Child, Harold (Translator)

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1911

Seller ID: 1809410

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit toned, boards lightly rubbed & soiled, small dealer bookplate on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. xliii, 132 pp. 10 x 7 3/4. 4to. Original cream cloth, navy blue titles & borders, light blue printed design on front cover & spine, gilt page borders. Color frontispiece & 5 color illustrations by A. Anderson. Third translation of this work into English, following those of Edward FitzGerald and Andrew Lang. Aucassin et Nicolette is a medieval French chantefable, or combination of prose and verse (literally, a 'sung story'), similar to a prosimetrum. It is the only known chantefable fro... View more info

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Aucassin and Nicolete [Nicolette]

By: Child, Harold (Translator)

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1911

Seller ID: 2300632

Condition: Near Fine


Spine lightly toned, very minor general wear. 1911 Hard Cover. xliii, 132 pp. 10 x 7 3/4. 4to. Original cream cloth, navy blue titles & borders, light blue printed design on front cover & spine. Color frontispiece & 5 color illustrations by A. Anderson. Third translation of this work into English, following those of Edward FitzGerald and Andrew Lang. Aucassin et Nicolette is a medieval French chantefable, or combination of prose and verse (literally, a 'sung story'), similar to a prosimetrum. It is the only known chantefable from what was once a very popular literary tradition, and it is from ... View more info

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Freud: The Man and the Cause (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Clark, Ronald W.; Fine, Reuben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281102

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minimal cosmetic wear. 1988 Full-Leather. 238, [2] pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece, black-and-white photographs throughout. As much a study of the man as the movement he founded, Clark's biography explores such controversial matters as Freud's sex life, his cocaine habit, and his attitudes toward women. View more info

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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] (The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers)

By: Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle

Price: $30.00  $24.00

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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Colette: Stories [Sidonie Gabrielle] (The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers)

By: Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2303196

Condition: Very Good


A few minor scuffs to boards. 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  $12.00

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  $28.00

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  $8.00

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  $24.00

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  $1,400.00

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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Cooper's Sea Tales, Comprising: The Pilot; The Red Rover; The Waterwitch; The Sea Lions; The Two Admirals

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 2302640

Condition: Very Good


1880s printing. Corners rubbed, spine and pages lightly toned, rear board lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 166, 186, 184, iv, 185, iv, 192 pp. 8vo. Blue-green cloth, gilt titles, gold, silver, and black stamped decorations, floral decorated endpapers. An engraved frontispiece precedes three stories. A collection of nautical stories for juvenile readers, reprinted from five of Cooper's earlier works. Cooper is best known for his five-volume Leatherstocking Saga (historical fiction featuring Natty Bumpo), but he also wrote a two-volume history of the United States Nav... 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  $12.00

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  $32.00

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  $32.00

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  $24.00

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  $32.00

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  $48.00

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  $12.00

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  $32.00

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  $12.00

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  $32.00

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