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The Life & Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

By: Defoe, Daniel; Hadden, J. Cuthbert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294867

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs, faint spotting on top edge, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1976 Full-Leather. xvi, 299, [3] pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Originally published in 1719, the famous novel of a shipwrecked survivor on a deserted island. View more info

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A Journal of the Plague Year, &c.: Being Observations or Memorials of the most Remarkable Occurrences, both Publick and Private, which happen'd in London during the last Great Visitation in 1665. And written by a Citizen who continued all the while in London.

By: Defoe, Daniel; Sutherland, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292850

Condition: Near Fine


Small scuff to spine head. 1978 Full-Leather. xvi, [4], 270, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Defoe from a painting by Daniel Acuña. The novel is a fictionalized account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings. Although it purports to have been written several years after the event, it actually was written in the years just p... View more info

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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; Barnaby Rudge; Sketches by Boz (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 1)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2200083

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from spine head, front hinge just starting. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 326; 257; 194, 12 pp. 8vo. Includes three complete novels: The Pickwick Papers, Barnaby Rudge & Sketches by Boz. Vol. 1 of a 6-volume set. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialised ... View more info

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Our Mutual Friend; Little Dorrit; Reprinted Pieces (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 4)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1868

Seller ID: 2200084

Condition: Good


Bottom corner lightly stained. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340; 343; 112, 6 pp. 8vo. Volume 4 of a 6-volume set. Includes: Our Mutual Friend; Little Dorrit; Reprinted Pieces. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialised form, a popular format at the time. Unlike othe... View more info

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Nicholas Nickleby; Martin Chuzzlewit; American Notes (Vol. 2, The Complete Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2285880

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed with minor loss. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Volume 2 of a six-volume set. Includes complete works of Nicholas Nickleby, Martin Chuzzlewit, American Notes. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations, blind-stamped decorations. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and H.K. [Hablot Knight] Browne, also known as 'Phiz'. Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of ... View more info

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The Chimes

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton / Hasell, Watson & Viney, Ld.: 1913

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287788

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, front and end matter a bit toned, small bookseller ticket on front endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 137, [1] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles, gilt and blind-stamped decorations, grey endpapers with holiday bell (chime) motif. Tipped in color plates by Hugh Thomson. A short holiday novel, published a year after A Christmas Carol, which represents the second in Dickens's five-volume Christmas Books series. View more info

Image for Charles Dickens Twenty-Two [22] Volume Set - The Pickwick Papers [The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club]; Oliver Twist; Nicholas Nickleby; The Old Curiosity Shop; Barnaby Rudge; Martin Chuzzlewit; Christmas Books (A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man); Dombey and Son; David Copperfield; Bleak House; Hard Times; Little Dorrit; A Tale of Two Cities; Great Expectations; Our Mutual Friend; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Sketches by Boz; Master Humphrey's Clock and Pictures from Italy; Reprinted Pieces; American Notes; A Child's History of England; The Uncommercial Traveller

Charles Dickens Twenty-Two [22] Volume Set - The Pickwick Papers [The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club]; Oliver Twist; Nicholas Nickleby; The Old Curiosity Shop; Barnaby Rudge; Martin Chuzzlewit; Christmas Books (A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man); Dombey and Son; David Copperfield; Bleak House; Hard Times; Little Dorrit; A Tale of Two Cities; Great Expectations; Our Mutual Friend; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Sketches by Boz; Master Humphrey's Clock and Pictures from Italy; Reprinted Pieces; American Notes; A Child's History of England; The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Collins' Clear-Type Press:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295928

Condition: Near Fine


Some ribbon markers a bit frayed, spines slightly faded, minor cosmetic wear to boards. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in twenty-two volumes. Flexible maroon leather boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, maroon endpapers, ribbon markers bound into each volume. Frontispiece, engraved title page, engraved plates by various artists, and illustrations from photographs. Includes: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; Sketches by Boz, Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People; The Adventures of Oliver Twist; The Life and Adventures of Nicholas N... View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles; Winterich, John T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205693

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs to corners. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. iii, [3], 457 pp. 8vo. Dark brown leather, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, silk moire endpapers, yellow ribbon marker bound in. A handsomely bound volume of Dickens' beloved tale of Pip and Miss Havisham. Color illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, introduction by John T. Winterich. Keywords: CLASSICS ENGLISH LITERATURE View more info

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A Tale of Two Cities (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Dickens, Charles; Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2275775

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffs along edges, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. Original red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Rene ben Sussan. This novel traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. Dicken's based his historical detail on Carlyle's The French Revolution, and his own observations and investigations during his numerous visits to Paris. View more info

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Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes; Hilpert, Ruth Ewing

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 2287162

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1925 Hard Cover. xiv, 325, [1] pp. Dark green cloth, elaborate gilt and mint green decorations. Color frontispiece, color cameo on front board, illustrated endpapers, and illustrations throughout text by Clara M. Burd. Introduction by Ruth Ewing Hilpert. 'Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates' (full title: 'Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates: A Story of Life in Holland') is a novel by American author Mary Mapes Dodge, first published in 1865. The novel takes place in the Netherlands and is a colorful fictional portrait of early 19th-century Dutch life, as well as a tale of ... View more info

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The Ginger Man

By: Donleavy, J.P. [James Patrick]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2298968

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. An exceptional copy. 1978 Full-Leather. 386 pp. 8vo. Original dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Skip Liepke. First published in Paris in 1955, and originally banned in the United States, J. P. Donleavy’s first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic of the highest order. Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J. P. Donleavy’s wildly funny, picaresque classic novel of the misadventure... View more info

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The Poems of John Donne

By: Donne, John; Kermode, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266067

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners, endpaper edges a bit faded. Unused publisher bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. xxiv, [2], 198, [2] pp. 8vo. Original full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. A collection of poems, selected, introduced, and annotated by Frank Kermode, with wood engravings by Irme Reiner. View more info

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Crime and Punishment (The Collector's Library of The World's Best-Loved Books)

By: Dostoevsky, Feodor [Fyodor]; Coulson, Jessie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2296116

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly faded, minor 1/2 inch scuff to gilt on top edge. 1978 Full-Leather. 614 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Jessie Coulson, with illustrations by Herbert Tauss. Mired in poverty, the student Raskolnikov nevertheless thinks well of himself. Of his pawnbroker he takes a different view, and in deciding to do away with her he sets in motion his own tragic downfall. Dostoyevsky's penetrating novel of an intellectual whose moral compass goes haywire, and the detective who h... View more info

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Crime and Punishment

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2011

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2280928

ISBN: 1435131827

Condition: Near Fine


2011 Full-Leather. 551, [3] pp. 8vo. Original maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Cover art by Jessica Hische, cover design by Jo Obarowski, book design by Patrice Kaplan, marbled pattern by Cockerell. Mired in poverty, the student Raskolnikov nevertheless thinks well of himself. Of his pawnbroker he takes a different view, and in deciding to do away with her he sets in motion his own tragic downfall. Dostoyevsky's penetrating novel of an intellectual whose moral compass goes haywire, and the detective who ... View more info

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The Kings and Queens of England, in Twelve Volumes: William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact upon England; Henry II; Richard the Lion Heart [Lionheart]; Henry V; Richard III; Henry VIII; Elizabeth I; Charles I; Charles II; George III; Queen Victoria R.I.; The Reluctant King: The Life & Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

By: Douglas, David P.; Warren, W.L.; Norgate, Kate; Seward, Desmond; Kendall, Paul Murray; Scarisbrick, J.J.; Somerset, Anne; Gregg, Pauline; Fraser, Antonia; Brooke, John; H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; Longford, Elizabeth; Bradford, Sarah

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2292848

Condition: Near Fine


Some gilt rubbed from front board of first volume, a few light spots on top edges, otherwise an excellent set. 1996 Full-Leather. Complete in twelve volumes. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound into each volume. A biographical tour of the history of England from 1066 through the mid-20th century, comprised of well-known works by various authors. Each volume features a color frontispiece, and there are maps and illustrations throughout as well. View more info

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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1939

Seller ID: 2262404

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded, slipcase repaired but split along seam still visible, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 383 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Carlotta Petrina. South Wind is a 1917 novel by British author Norman Douglas. It is Douglas' most famous book. It is set on an imaginary island called Nepenthe, located off the coast of Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea, a thinly fictionalized description of Capri's residents and visitors. The novel's discussion of moral and sexual issues caused considera... View more info

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of the Four; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, A. [Arthur] Conan; Smith, Edgar W.; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261559

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass insert laid in. Spine faded. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307, [4] pp. 8vo. Includes A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (comprising twelve separate cases), and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (which also includes twelve cases), all featuring the inimitable detective Sherlock Holmes. This edition also includes an introduction by Vincent Starrett, and reproductions of original illustrations from various artists (Sidney Paget, Frederic Dorr Steele, William H. Hyde, George Hutchinson,... View more info

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Heritage Press Three Volume Sherlock Holmes Set: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of the Four; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes); The Later Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (The Return of Sherlock Holmes; The Hound of the Baskervilles); The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (His Last Bow; The Valley of Fear; The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes)

By: Doyle, A. [Arthur] Conan; Smith, Edgar W.; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291686

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, all in publisher's slipcases, with two Sandglass inserts (Numbers I:17, III & IV: 22). Front hinge of third volume just starting, volume three slipcase repaired, paper label on spine panel of third volume slipcase, spines a bit faded. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. 8vo. Includes A Study in Scarlet, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (comprising twelve separate cases), and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (which also includes twelve cases); The Return of Sherlock Holmes; The Hound of the Baskervilles (comprising thirteen cas... View more info

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Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes (The Franklin Library)

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291426

Condition: Near Fine


1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 483, [17] pp. 8vo. Sherlock Holmes atlas follows text. Illustrated by Mitchell Hooks. Grey faux leather boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, map and Baker Street floor plan on endpapers. CONTENTS: A Scandal in Bohemia; The Red-Headed League; A Case of Identity; The Boscombe Valley Mystery; The Man with the Twisted Lip; The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle; The Adventure of the Speckled Band; The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor; The Adventure of the Copper Beeches; Silver Blaze; The Musgrave Ritual; The Naval Treaty... View more info

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The History and Antiquities of Boston, the Capital of Massachusetts and Metropolis of New England, from its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770. Also, an Introductory History of the Discovery and Settlement of New England. With Notes, Critical and Illustrative.

By: Drake, Samuel G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Luther Stevens: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1955531

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Rebound by Bartlett & Co., Boston, with their tiny binder stamp on verso of front endpaper. 1856 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 840 pp. Maroon leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt. Engraved fold-out map of Boston drawn by R.P. Mallory precedes title page, fold-out map of view of vicinity of Boston from Bunker Hill Monument precedes text, fold-out view of Boston drawn by Governor Pownal and numerous other engravings appear throughout text. A detailed history of the New England metropolis from its ear... View more info

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An American Tragedy (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Dreiser, Theodore; Hansen, Harry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1982

Seller ID: 2144217

Condition: Fine


1982 Full-Leather. x, 556 pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, beige ribbon marker bound in. Dreiser's famous fictionalization of the upstate New York trial of Chester Gillette for the murder of Grace Brown, with an introduction by Harry Hansen and illustrations by Reginald Marsh. View more info

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An American Tragedy (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Dreiser, Theodore; Hansen, Harry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1982

Seller ID: 2278052

Condition: Near Fine


1982 Full-Leather. x, 556 pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Dreiser's famous fictionalization of the upstate New York trial of Chester Gillette for the murder of Grace Brown, with an introduction by Harry Hansen and illustrations by Reginald Marsh. View more info

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The Country of the Dwarfs

By: Du Chaillu, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1876

Seller ID: 2296313

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, boards rubbed, corners exposed, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1876 Hard Cover. viii, 314 pp., [4] publisher catalog. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Numerous engravings. An account of the author's travels in Africa, by which he encountered the peoples we now refer to as pygmies. Du Chaillu became famous as the first European to confirm their existence, and also that of African gorillas. View more info

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The Three Musketeers (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Dumas, Alexandre [Alexander]; Lang, Andrew

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2280920

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1978 Full-Leather. xx, 420 pp. 8vo. Dark grey full leather, gilt titles & fleur-de-lis decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Dumas's classic swashbuckling adventure, with a publisher's preface, introduction by the author, an introductory letter by Andrew Lang, color frontispiece of Dumas, and illustrations by Edy Legrand. View more info

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Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261263

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XI:24 laid in. Spine slightly faded, slipcase a bit rubbed (mostly to base). 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 496 pp. Introduction by Ben Ray Redman, illustrations by Edy LeGrand throughout. Twenty Years After is a novel by Alexandre Dumas. This sequel to The Three Musketeers and a book of the so-called D'Artagnan Romances (the third and last book being The Vicomte de Bragelonne, including the famous volume, Man in the Iron Mask) was serialized from January to August, 1845. The novel follows events in France during L... View more info

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Skyscrapers

By: Dupre, Judith; Smith, Adrian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2144917

ISBN: 1884822452

Condition: Fine


First edition. This copy specially bound by Easton Press. 1996 Full-Leather. 160 pp. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Skyscrapers is a lavish and appropriately soaring celebration of the world's most spectacular buildings. From the ancient Lighthouse at Alexandria to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, from the Empire State Building to the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the 50 buildings represented in this magnificent book leap off the page in words and more than 200 rich, duotone images. This unique volume includes facts-at... View more info

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The Alexandria Quartet: Justine; Balthazar; Clea; Mountolive

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263961

Condition: Near Fine


1963 second edition, first printing of Justine, 1960s reprints of first editions of the other three books. Spines slightly faded. We have more books available by this author!. The complete set of four books, finely rebound in two volumes by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Full burgundy morocco, gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the front corner: O.C.S. The Alexandria Quartet is a tetralogy of novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published between 1957 and 1960. A critical and commercial success,... View more info

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History of the War of the Union, Civil, Military & Naval, in Three Volumes

By: Duyckinck, E.A. [Evert Augustus]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Johnson, Fry & Company: 1862

Seller ID: 2294653

Condition: Good


Some binding repair, boards and edges rubbed with some drying of leather, ink name and address on front flyleaf. 1862 Full-Leather. Complete in three volumes, published individually from 1862-1865. ii, 620; 660; 642 pp. 4to. Original dark brown leather, black stamped decorations, gilt titles, all edges gilt Engraved plates from photographs and paintings by Alonzo Chappel throughout. A contemporary account of the American Civil War. View more info

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National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesmen, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc., Etc., from Original Full Length Paintings, with Biographical and Historical Narratives

By: Duyckinck, Evert A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Johnson, Fry & Company: 1862

Seller ID: 2278890

Condition: Very Good


Scattered light foxing throughout, front hinge of each volume just beginning to weaken, edges a bit rubbed, ink name (Frank Foote) on front flyleaf of each volume. 1862 Full-Leather. vii, [3], 488; iv, [2], 470 pp. 4to. Original dark brown leather, blind-stamped decorations, gilt titles, all edges gilt Engraved portraits throughout. A collection of biographical sketches of important American citizens, with portraits reproduced from paintings by Alonzo Chappel. View more info

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Henrietta Temple: A Love Story (Novels and Tales by the Earl of Beaconsfield, Vol. V. [5]) (Hughenden Edition)

By: Earl of Beaconsfield [Disraeli, Benjamin]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2093272

Condition: Very Good


Hinges just starting, some pages unopened, others opened somewhat sloppily with minor damage to page margins, ink date on front flyleaf. 1900 Hard Cover. 464 pp. 8vo. Grey cloth, armorial cameo on front board, gilt titles & decorations. A novel by Benjamin Disraeli, originally published the year he was elected to the House of Commons (1837), and drawing somewhat on his affair with Henrietta Sykes. View more info