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The Meaning of Relativity [Including the Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field]

By: Einstein, Albert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298966

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. 8vo. Original navy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Taken from the fifth edition, which included a complete revision of the appendix on the Generalized Theory of Gravitation. In 1921, five years after the appearance of his comprehensive paper on general relativity and twelve years before he left Europe permanently to join the Institute for Advanced Study, Albert Einstein visited Princeton University, where he delivered the Staffor... View more info

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The Mill on the Floss (The Franklin Library)

By: Eliot, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2292581

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 536 pp. Green boards with gilt title on spine and decoration on boards. Page ridges gilt. Illustrated by Herbert Tauss. Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence bring her into constant conflict with her family. As she reaches adulthood, the clash between their expectations and her desires is painfully played out as she finds herself torn between her ... View more info

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The Mill on the Floss (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Eliot, George [Evans, Mary Anne]; Daiches, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294864

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers slightly faded, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1980 Full-Leather. xv, [3], 472 pp. 8vo. Orange full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by David Daiches, color plates by Wray Manning. The novel details the lives of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the River Floss near the village of St. Oggs in the United Kingdom, evidently in the 1820s after the Napoleonic Wars but prior to the Reform Act of 1832. Both the river and the village are fictional. The novel spans a perio... View more info

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T.S. Eliot: Collected Poems, 1909-1962 (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Eliot, T.S. [Thomas Sterns]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286254

Condition: Near Fine


1976 Full-Leather. 212 pp. 8vo. Light brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of poems by the Nobel Prize winning author known for The Waste Land. View more info

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Iron Heart, War Chief of the Iroquois (War Chief Series)

By: Ellis, Edward S. [Sylvester]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268643

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, tiny spot on page ridge. 1899 Hard Cover. iv, 386, 10 pp. 8vo. A fictionalized account of the life of an Iroquois chief, written for young readers by the author most popular for his Deerfoot series. View more info

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The First Elizabeth

By: Erickson, Carolly; Longford, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2274209

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. 447, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Elizabeth. Foreword by Lady Elizabeth Longford. In this remarkable biography, Carolly Erickson brings Elizabeth I to life and allows us to see her as a living, breathing, elegant, flirtatious, diplomatic, violent, arrogant, and outrageous woman who commands our attention, fascination, and awe. With the special skill for which she is acclaimed, Carolly Erickson electrifies the senses ... View more info

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The Roadmender

By: Fairless, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas B. Mosher: 1905

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1903642

Condition: Near Fine


Boards toned. 1905 Hard Cover. 124 pp. 12mo. Limited edition, one of 925 copies. Stiff cardstock covers with yapped edges. Printed on laid paper. A book of meditations by a Christian author, focusing on the journey along the road to heaven. Originally printed in 1902, and reprinted in numerous editions. This edition published by Thomas Bird Mosher at his Mosher Press during its career of over 30 years as a private press. Mosher ultimately released over 400 titles in 783 distinct issues, grouped into 14 limited edition series. View more info

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Selected Letters of William Faulkner (The First Edition Society)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286128

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor blemish on front board. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 594 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. a collection of letters by the author of Light in August and The Sound and the Fury. William Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was a Nobel Prize-winning American author. One of the most influential writers of the 20th century, his reputation is based on his novels, novellas and short stories. He was also a published poet and an occasi... View more info

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Betty's Beautiful Nights

By: Fenner, Marian Warner Wildman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199327

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding repaired, edge wear, nickel-sized ink spot on front cover, pencil marks on several pages. 1916 Hard Cover. 212 pp. 8 3/8 x 6 1/2. Child sleeping on moon on front cover, gilt titles & top page ridge. A scarce collection of twelve nights worth of bedtime stories with illustrations by Clara M. Burd. View more info

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Harry S. Truman: A Life (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ferrell, Robert H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274923

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1997 Full-Leather. xii, [2], 501, [5] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Few U.S. presidents have captured the imagination of the American people as has Harry S. Truman, 'the man from Missouri.' In this major new biography, Robert H. Ferrell, widely regarded as an authority on the thirty-third president, challenges the popular characterization of Truman as a man who rarely sought the offices he received, revealing instead a man who—with modesty, commitment to service, and bas... View more info

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This is the Hour: A Novel About Goya

By: Feuchtwanger, Lion; Lowe-Porter, H.T.; Fawcett, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261473

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number V: 21 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. xiii, [5], 522 pp. 8vo. Boards illustrated with design by Goya, with two hundred reproductions of drawings, etchings and paintings from his body of work, arranged by J.B. Neumann. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter and Frances Fawcett. Lion Feuchtwanger (7 July 1884 – 21 December 1958) was a German-Jewish novelist and playwright. A prominent figure in the literary world of Weimar Germany, he influenced contemporaries including playwright Bertolt Brecht. Feuchtwanger's f... View more info

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (The Franklin Library)

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 2292582

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 736, [2] pp. Green boards with gilt title on spine and decoration on boards. Page ridges gilt. Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson. A foundling of mysterious parentage brought up by Mr. Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire—though he sometimes succumbs to the charms of the local girls. When Tom is banished to make his own fortune and Sophia follows him to London to escape an arranged marriage, the adve... View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: Flaubert, Gustave; May, J. Lewis; De Lacretelle, Jacques

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2205694

Condition: Near Fine


1978 Full-Leather. xv, [3], 375 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Flaubert's moving tale of a woman living beyond her means. Color frontispiece, engravings in text. View more info

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Madame Bovary: A Story of Provincial Life (The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books)

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Steegmuller, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 2285613

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Hard Cover. 423, [5] pp. 8vo. Maroon leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by Francis Steegmuller, with illustrations by Malcolm Liepke. Includes a special message for subscribers to The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books. In Madame Bovary, his story of a shallow, deluded, unfaithful, but consistently compelling woman living in the provinces of nineteenth-century France, Gustave Flaubert invented not only the modern novel but also a modern attitude toward human charact... View more info

Image for The Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Containing a Full and Accurate History from His Taking upon Himself Our Nature to His Crucifixion, Resurrection and Ascension, together with the Lives, Transactions and Sufferings of His Holy Evangelists, Apostles, and Other Primitive Martyrs. Also, A History of the Jews; to which is added A Continuation of the History of the Jews to the Present Time.

The Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Containing a Full and Accurate History from His Taking upon Himself Our Nature to His Crucifixion, Resurrection and Ascension, together with the Lives, Transactions and Sufferings of His Holy Evangelists, Apostles, and Other Primitive Martyrs. Also, A History of the Jews; to which is added A Continuation of the History of the Jews to the Present Time.

By: Fleetwood, John; Patton, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Thayer & Eldridge: 1859

Seller ID: 2283723

Condition: Very Good


Lightly foxed throughout, lock of blonde hair laid in. 1859 Full-Leather. x, [11]-680 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and elaborate decorations. Includes frontispiece and engraved illustrations throughout text. A biography of Jesus Christ and his disciples and apostles, along with a history of the Jews. View more info

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The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion (The Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century)

By: Ford, Madox Ford

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298960

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny scuff on page base, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1980 Full-Leather. xx, 305, [3] pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A chronicle of the tragedies in the lives of two seemingly ''perfect couples'' whose lives are far from perfect, this novel was loosely based on two real-life incidents of adultery and on Ford's own messy personal life. Using pre-First World War Europe as its stage, The Good Soldier is the unforgettable story of Edward Ashburnham, his wife Leonora, and their friends, John and Flor... View more info

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Wanted - A Chaperon

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284897

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 109, [3] pp. 8vo. Purple cloth trade binding designed by Margaret Armstrong with her initials incorporated on the front board. A novel by the American author who also wrote biographies of several U.S. presidents. Includes six color plates by Howard Chandler Christy, and decorative borders throughout. View more info

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A Checked Love Affair and The Cortelyou Feud

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284898

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 112 pp. 8vo. Green cloth trade binding designed by George Wharton Edwards. A novel by the American author who also wrote biographies of several U.S. presidents. Includes five photogravures by Harrison Fisher, and decorative borders throughout. View more info

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A Checked Love Affair and The Cortelyou Feud

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291314

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One page repaired at binding,. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 112 pp. 8vo. Green cloth trade binding designed by George Wharton Edwards. A novel by the American author who also wrote biographies of several U.S. presidents. Includes five photogravures by Harrison Fisher, and decorative borders throughout. View more info

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Wanted - A Matchmaker [Match Maker]

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1900

Seller ID: 2291315

Condition: Near Fine


1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 109, [3] pp. 8vo. Olive cloth trade binding designed by Margaret Armstrong with her initials incorporated on the front board. A novel by the American author who also wrote biographies of several U.S. presidents. Includes five plates by Howard Chandler Christy, and decorative borders throughout. View more info

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Massa's in the Cold, Cold Ground

By: Foster, Stephen Collins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1888

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2075874

Condition: Very Good


Ink name and ink gift on front endpaper, fore-edge of front board rubbed. 1888 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A narrative poem with accompanying music by the 'father of American music' with engraved illustrations and decorations throughout. The poem tells the story of a slave whose master has died. The original copyright is listed as 1852, though this edition was printed significantly later. View more info

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The Gods are A-Thirst (Les Dieux Ont Soif)

By: France, Anatole; Allinson, Alfred; Maurois, Andre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261286

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine and slipcase edge along opening toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1942 Hard Cover. xii, 205 pp. A historical novel set during the French Revolution, by the Nobel Prize winning French author. This edition is an authorised translation from the French by Alfred Allinson, with an introduction by Andre Maurois and illustrations by Jean Oberle. View more info

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Crainquebille (L'Affaire Crainquebille)

By: France, Anatole; LeClercq, Jacques

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Seller ID: 2261908

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XII:15 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edge slightly faded. 1949 Hard Cover. xiii, [3], 69 pp. A short story by the French poet, journalist, and novelist. The son of a Paris bookseller, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921. Translated from the original French, with an introduction, by Jacques LeClercq. Illustrations by Bernard Lamotte. View more info

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (The Lakeside Classics Book 1)

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $350.00

Publisher: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1903

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2292805

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Ink gift note on front endpaper, minimal cosmetic wear to boards. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 264, [2] pp. Original cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Franklin from the painting by Duplessis. The first volume in the collectible Lakeside Classics series. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuo... View more info

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Now Printed from the Manuscript as Franklin Wrote It, and Including His Preliminary Outline (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Franklin, Benjamin; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284247

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Front board scuffed, minimal wear to spine bands. 1976 Full-Leather. xxxiii, [1], 233, [5] pp. Tall 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Reproductions of early maps precede text, color frontispiece portrait of Benjamin Franklin, engraved illustrations in text. Includes introduction by Carl Van Doren. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appe... View more info

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Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command, Three Volume Set -- Manassas to Malvern Hill; Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville; Gettysburg to Appomattox

By: Freeman, Douglas Southall

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2294583

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplates laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. lvi, 773 pp.; xlv, 760 pp.; xlvi, 862 pp. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2. Grey full leather, gilt titles, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound in. An extensive historical work focusing on the Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. Each volume covers events that occurred between the dates of significant battles. Third volume contains a fold-out map detailing the various battlegrounds. Numerous maps throughout text. View more info

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Peace in Friendship Village

By: Gale, Zona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203550

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rear hinge just starting. 1919 Hard Cover. vii, [3], 308 pp. 8vo. Purple cloth, gilt titles with gold and white design on spine. Possibly a Margaret Armstrong trade binding, though it does not bear her initials; if not, certainly emulative of her design style. A novel about life in a small town. View more info

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Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, in Two Volumes (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Garrow, David J.; Andrews, William L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2274217

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. 800 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of MLK, Jr. Foreword by William L. Andrews. Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews with all of King's surviving associates, as well as with those who opposed him, and enhanced by the author's access to King's personal papers and ... View more info

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Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, in Two Volumes (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Garrow, David J.; Andrews, William L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2297069

Condition: Near Fine


1989 Full-Leather. 800; 800 pp. 8vo. Complete in two volumes. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of MLK, Jr. Foreword by William L. Andrews. Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews with all of King's surviving associates, as well as with those who opposed him, and enhanced by the author's access to King's person... View more info