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The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes

By: Bulfinch, Thomas; Fitts, Dudley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261281

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XI:23 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xix, 230 pp. 8vo. Author's first book. One of the most enduring works on the subject of mythology, examining numerous myths and providing historical context and analysis. Introductory essay by Dudley Fitts, illustrations by Joe Mugnaini. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) was an American writer, born in Newton, Mass... View more info

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The Illustrated Family Bunyan -- Pilgrim's Progress, Holy War. and Grace Abounding. with an Introductory Essay on the Life, Writings, and Genius of the Author, and a Series of Pilgrim Characters Taken from the Life (The Family Edition)

By: Bunyan, John; Landels, William; Deanes, Edward

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London: James Sangster & Co., Paternoster Row:

Seller ID: 2052322

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, large chip from corner of one text page resulting in minor loss of text, but a professional repair has replaced the missing paper, front & end matter lightly foxed. xxviii, 686 pp. 12 5/8 x 10 3/8. Leather spine & corners over cloth boards, gilt titles, gilt triple rule, marbled edges and endpapers. A unique collection of three of John Bunyan's works, including his famous The Pilgrim's Progress, the better part of which was written while we was imprisoned f... View more info

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The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream

By: Bunyan, John; Winterich, John T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2280921

Condition: Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xv, [1], 189, [7] pp. 8vo. Blue-green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green beige ribbon marker bound in, color illustrations by William Blake. Includes publisher's preface and How This Book Came to Be by John T. Winterich. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vision of the pilgrimage through life. The first and best-known book, published i... View more info

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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277197

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Publisher's insert and certificate of authenticity laid in. 2007 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 373, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish S... View more info

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Herbert Hoover: A Public Life (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Burner, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274907

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1996 Full-Leather. xii, 433, [3] pp. 8vo. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the 31st President of the United States of America, who became unpopular enough during the Great Depression that the makeshift towns constructed by workers in search of jobs were referred to as Hoovervilles. In many ways, though, he was dealt a poor hand, and some of the ... View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 2199981

Condition: Good


Pages toned, original tissue guard loose but included, front hinge weak, ink on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1911 reprint. 290 pp. Original cream cloth hardcover boards with light green & yellow design and golden gilt text and design accents on cover & spine. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Frances Hodgson Burnett, (November 24, 1849 - October 29, 1924) was an English American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's... View more info

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Roosevelt, in Two Volumes: The Lion and the Fox; The Soldier of Freedom (The Library of the Presidents) [Franklin Delano Roosevelt / FDR]

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274893

Condition: Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1985 Full-Leather. xiv, 722 pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. The Lion and the Fox is [t]he authoritative study of Roosevelt's preparation for and conduct of his first two terms as president, when domestic affairs demanded most of his attention. This remains the definitive book about the most influential American politician of the 20th century, with ma... View more info

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The Crosswinds of Freedom (The American Experiment III [Volume 3]) (The Leather Bound Library of Easton Press Signed First Editions)

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277194

Condition: Fine


First edition. Publisher's blank bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 864, [4] pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A Pulitzer Prize winner's 'immensely readable' history of the United States from FDR's election to the final days of the Cold War (Publishers Weekly). The Crosswinds of Freedom is an articulate and incisive examination of the United States during its rise to beco... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; with Memoir, Prefatory Notes, and a Complete Marginal Glossary.

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John S. Marr: 1865

Seller ID: 2207837

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1865. Rebound some time ago in full morocco with gilt titles and decorations, as well as blind-stamped devices in the spine compartments and at the board corners, original marbled endpapers retained. Possibly a personalized binding -- 'ELLA' appears in gilt at the base of the spine. Boards lightly smudged, front and end matter foxed and lightly stained, pencil owner information on front flyleaf ('Ms William W. Wilsom & Cos Book, Meadville, Crawford County,... View more info

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Mammals: Field Marks of All North American Species Found North of Mexico (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides: The Fiftieth Anniversary Edition)

By: Burt, William Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2070410

Condition: Fine


Third edition. Publisher's bookplate laid in. An exceptional copy. 1986 Full-Leather. xxv, 289 pp. 8vo. Dark brown leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, maroon ribbon marker bound in. Color and black & white illustrations, numerous maps. For more than 65 years, Peterson Field Guides have set the standard by which other field guides are measured. Comprehensive and authoritative, they are essential additions to any naturalist's bookshelf or backpack. Roger To... View more info

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The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel; Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205695

Condition: Fine


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 588 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrations by Robert Ward Johnson. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents a relaxation from the religious o... View more info

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The Way of All Flesh (The Travellers' Library)

By: Butler, Samuel; Streatfeild, R.A. (Preface)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1929

Seller ID: 1832727

Condition: Near Fine


Edges lightly faded. 1929 Full-Leather. 448 pp. Attractively bound in red leather, with gilt titles, rules & decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents a relaxation from the religious outlook from a Calvinistic approach, which is presented... View more info

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A Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journey in the Sunny South; or, Wonder Tales of Early American History. A Visit to the Scenes and Associations of the Early American Settlements in the Southern States and the West Indies.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat: 1887

Seller ID: 1864936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with loss from spine & corners, front free endpaper removed, hinges loosening.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1887 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Original color-illustrated paper over boards, illustrated endpapers, engravings throughout text. Late 19th century travel writing, part of The Zig-Zag Series, this volume focusing on journeys in the American South and the West Indies. View more info

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The Stranger (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart; Fowlie, Wallace

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1993

Seller ID: 2144222

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 181 pp. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Camus's classic novel of existentialism and the absurd, translated from the original French by Stuart Gilbert, with an introduction by William Fowlie and color illustrations by Daniel Maffia. View more info

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Random House: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263973

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #285 of 500, signed & numbered by Capote on colophon, which states 'Of the first edition of In Cold Blood five hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound.' Lacks slipcase issued with this edition, but is only the more attractive for it (the slipcase was a rather plain red paper over cardboard). 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 343 pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full brown mor... View more info

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The French Revolution: A History. in Three Volumes.

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: White, Stokes and Allen / Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1888

Seller ID: 2269852

Condition: Very Good


No copyright date, circa 1890. Two volumes repaired at hinges, spines toned, two faint spots on rear board of third volume. 1888 Half-Leather. 366; 388; 430 pp. 16mo. Leather spine & corners, red & brown morocco spine labels, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt, marbled boards & endpapers. The most famous work by the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian, drawing together numerous sources to provide a detailed picture of the French Revolution. Still considered an ... View more info

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

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1996832

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 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 decora... View more info

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

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2140629

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy - no wear or internal marks. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 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 through... View more info

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Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274884

Condition: Fine


Signed without inscription by Carter on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1982 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [2], 622 pp. 8vo. Original grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Keeping Faith is Jimmy Carter's account of the satisfaction, frustration, and solitude that attend the man in the Oval Offce. Mr. Carter writes candidly about the crises that confronted h... View more info

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History of My Life, First Translated Into English in Accordance with the Original French Manuscript - Volumes 1 and 2

By: Casanova, Giacomo; Trask, Willard R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263980

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1966 Full-Leather. viii, 349, [1], [i]-vi, 330, [10] 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. Translated with an introduction by Willard R. Trask. The first two books of the famous ladies-man's autobiography, in one volume. Casanova's memoirs are one o... View more info

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Napoleon (The Library of Great Lives) [Bonaparte]

By: Castelot, Andre; Daniels, Guy; Ross, Stephen T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274873

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. An exceptional copy. 1991 Full-Leather. Original dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A reissue of the 1971 biography, with a new introduction by Stephen T. Ross. Translated from the original French by Guy Daniels. Color frontispiece of Napoleon by Chris Calle, black-and-white reproductions of historical illustrations. 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

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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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself [Autobiography]

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington; Craven, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1937

Seller ID: 2261910

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 2N laid in. Spine and slipcase edges lightly toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 301, [1] pp. Translated and edited by John Addington Symonds, with an introduction by Thomas Craven and illustrations by Fritz Kredel. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Benvenuto Cellini (November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance, who also wrote... 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

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 Qu... View more info

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The History of Don Quixote. (Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition)

By: Cervantes, Miguel De; Clark, J.W.; Shore, T. Teignmouth

Price: $375.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2276355

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #447 of 600 copies. Includes publisher's slipcase. Publisher's limitation slip and blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2013 Full-Leather. xxviii, 737, [5] pp. Numerous plates by Gustave Dore throughout. Original light brown full leather, gilt titles and rules, all edges gilt, image of Don Quixote and Pancho Villa on front board, mirrored on an engraved plate mounted on the slipcase, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This translation contains th... View more info

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Don Quixote De La Mancha: The Ingenious Gentleman

By: Cervantes, Miguel De; Cohen, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265123

Condition: Very Good


Light stain to bottom page corner. 1979 Hard Cover. 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Spanish by J.M. Cohen, with illustrations by Jose & Luis Jiminez y Aranda. The classic tale of a man who reads too many romances and begins to believe that he's an errant knight. View more info

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The Everyday Fairy Book

By: Chapin, Anna Alice

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268772

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/13/96) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1996 Full-Leather. 159, [5] pp. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A decoratively bound reissue of the work first published in 1915, with color illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. View more info

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Canterbury Tales, in Contemporary Verse

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

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265096

Condition: Near Fine


1981 Hard Cover. 634 pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Translated into contemporary verse by J.U. Nicolson, illustrated with woodcuts by William Caxton. View more info