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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... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261262

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX: 24 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, [1], 407 pp. 8vo. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. Introduction by Nicholas Monsarrat, color lithographs by Lynd Ward. Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900. The novel is in two main parts, firstly Jim's lapse aboard the Patna and his consequ... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205690

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Stringer & Townsend: 1854

Seller ID: 1797797

Condition: Very Good


Corners & spine rubbed with some loss of gilt, front & end matter of a few volumes lightly foxed. Interiors exceptionally well preserved. Spine labels professionally replaced in emulation of original style. An excellent set. 1854 Half-Leather. 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 ... View more info

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The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company:

Seller ID: 1806283

Condition: Very Good


Fore edge lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 400 pp. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, orange titles on front board with decorations, small color picture plate mounted on front board. A novel by the author most well known for his Leatherstocking Tales featuring Natty Bumpo. 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: $45.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 1979

Seller ID: 2172416

Condition: Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xi, 377 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson, introduction by Edward Everett Hale. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. View more info

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

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205673

Condition: Near Fine


Top page ridge faintly spotted. 1979 Full-Leather. 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 Pathfinder (Masterpieces of American Literature)

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

Price: $75.00

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 considere... View more info

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The Deerslayer; or: The First War-Path

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

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Seller ID: 2261914

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:25 laid in. Spine lightly toned, slipcase edges lightly faded. 1961 Hard Cover. 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 Works of William Cowper, His Life, Letters and Poems, Now First Completed by the Introduction of Cowper's Private Correspondence

By: Cowper, William; Grimshawe, T.S. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson, and Company: 1856

Seller ID: 1893270

Condition: Good


Front joint cracked - front board loose. Front & end matter faintly foxed & stained. 1856 Full-Leather. xxii, 749 pp. Original brown blind-stamped leather, gilt titles, marbled endpapers. William Cowper (26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the... View more info

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Salve Venetia: Gleanings from Venetian History

By: Crawford, Francis Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266483

Condition: Near Fine


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

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James Monroe (The Library of the Presidents)

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

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2268777

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert laid in. From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front endpaper. 1986 Full-Leather. xiv, 577, [3] pp. 8vo. Full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of James Monroe, 5th President of the United States, with an introduction by M.A. De Wolfe Howe. View more info

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James Monroe (The Library of the Presidents)

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

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274890

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1986 Full-Leather. xiv, 577, [3] pp. 8vo. Full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of James Monroe, 5th President of the United States, with an introduction by M.A. De Wolfe Howe. View more info

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Sandy

By: Crockett, S.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1922

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2205715

Condition: Very Good


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

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

By: Crozier, Brian; Nixon, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2274207

Condition: Near Fine


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

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In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Cunningham, Noble E.; Menna, Larry K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274900

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1992 Full-Leather. xii, [2], 414, [10] pp. 8vo. Original blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Jefferson, new foreword by Larry K. Menna.The authoritative single-volume biography of Thomas Jefferson, perhaps the most significant figure in American history. He was a complex and compelling man: a fervent advocate of democracy who enj... View more info

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Madame [Marie] Curie: A Biography by Eve Curie (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Curie, Eve; Sheean, Vincent; Gillmor, C. Stewart

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2274210

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. [x], 412 pp. 8vo. Grey full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, cream ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece of Marie Curie. Translated by Vincent Sheean, with a foreword by C. Stewart Gillmor written for this edition. Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867–1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and was, indeed, one of the great scientists of the twentieth c... View more info

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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

By: Da Vinci, Leonardo; MacCurdy, Edward

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2014

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275792

Condition: Near Fine


Faint discoloration to gilt page ridge along top corner, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2014 Full-Leather. 1180 pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The remarkable record of the workings of what many consider to be the greatest human mind that history has ever witnessed. The complete notebooks have been translated and edited by the most distinguished Da Vinci scholar of his generati... View more info

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Two Years Before The Mast [A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea] (The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2269268

Condition: Near Fine


One corner very faintly bruised, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Full-Leather. 414 pp. 8vo. Printed on laid paper. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Ronald Keller. Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834 and published in 1840. A film adaptation under the same name was released in... View more info

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

By: Darley, F.O.C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1862

Seller ID: 2267734

Condition: Very Good


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

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Holland. in Two Volumes.

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Zimmern, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1894

Seller ID: 2202980

Condition: Very Good


Corners a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine heads, crayon scribbles on a couple pages. 1894 Hard Cover. 273; 275 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. A tour of Holland illustrated with photogravures, by the Italian author who also wrote a similar work on Morocco. View more info

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Old Goriot

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261267

Condition: Very Good


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

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Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Including a Memoir of the Author, and an Essay on His Writings.

By: De Foe, Daniel [Defoe]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates / Caxton Press of Sherman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204105

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on front flyleaf dated Christmas 1876. 630 pp. 8vo. Originally published in 1719, the famous novel of a shipwrecked survivor on a deserted island. This edition includes the complete text, a biographical sketch of the author, an essay about his writings, and engraved frontispiece and plates. View more info

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The War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle, in Three Volumes: The Call to Honour, 1940-1942; Unity: 1942-1944; Salvation, 1944-1946

By: de Gaulle, Charles; Griffin, Jonathan; Howard, Richard

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2263965

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing of volume 1, first American editions, first printings of volumes 2 & 3. Spines slightly faded. 1959 Full-Leather. The World War II era memoirs of French general and statesman Charles de Gaulle, who led the Free France movement. Translated from the original French by Jonathan Griffin and Richard Howard. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had... View more info

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Fables de La Fontaine avec des Notes par Mme Amable Tastu

By: de la Fontaine, Jean

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Librairie de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse, P.-C. Lehuby: 1850

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2203753

Condition: Very Good


'Sixieme edition' stated on title page. No date, circa 1850. French text. Nicely rebacked with new gilt titles, fore-edge corners exposed. viii, 456 pp. 8vo. Black blind-stamped cloth with gilt titles and elaborate gilt, blue, red, green, and yellow decorations, all edges gilt. The original French fables by Jean de la Fontaine. First released in several volumes over a period of over 25 years in the 17th century, they quickly became classics of French literature, and enjo... View more info

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

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

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205669

Condition: Near Fine


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

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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; with a Memoir of the Author. (Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition)

By: Defoe [De Foe], Daniel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2014

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2277123

Condition: Fine


Deluxe limited edition, #220 of 400 copies. Includes publisher's slipcase and limitation slip. 2014 Full-Leather. xvi, 299 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles, gold, red, and green decorations, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations reproduced from the 1840 Willoughby edition featuring engravings by J.J. Grandville. Originally published in 1719, the famous novel of a shipwrecked survivor on a deserted island. View more info

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The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents

By: DeGregorio, William A.; Stuart, Sandra Lee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2006

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 2274998

Condition: Near Fine


Seventh edition. Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Faint crease down front flyleaf. 2006 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 860 pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A comprehensive single-volume source book arranged in chronological order, and featuring a photographed portrait of each president through Barack Obama. View more info

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The Man in the High Castle (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Dick, Philip K.; Curtis, Richard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2277196

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 239, [1] pp. 8vo. Orange full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Richard Curtis, color frontispiece by Richard Powers. Inspiration for the Amazon original series. It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All becau... View more info

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Dombey and Son; Old Curiosity Shop; Hard Times (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 3)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2200081

Condition: Good


1 inch tear and minor loss from spine head. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 356; 221; 202, 10 pp. 8vo. Volume 3 of a 6-volume set. Includes: Dombey and Son; Old Curiosity Shop; Hard Times. 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, wi... View more info