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Image for 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

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  $8.00

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  $36.00

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

Image for 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)

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  $120.00

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  $12.00

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  $100.00

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  $60.00

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  $32.00

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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The Count of Monte Cristo: Four Volumes in One.

By: Dumas, Alexandre [Alexander]; Maurois, Andre

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2303151

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase and publisher's Sandglass insert. Spine faded. 1941 Hard Cover. x, 1365 pp. 8vo. A one-volume unabridged edition of Dumas's famous story of adventure and intrigue, which inspired several movie adaptations. Includes an introduction by Andre Maurois and illustrations by Lynd Ward. Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story is one of the most widely read romantic novels of all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond Dantès, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown into a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'If -- doomed to spend h... View more info

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Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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  $600.00

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

Image for 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

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: $5.00  $4.00

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

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Racing and Steeple-Chasing (The Badminton Library of Stories and Pastimes)

By: Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire; Craven, W.G.; Lawley, F.; Coventry, Arthur; Watson, Alfred E.T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, Co.: 1889

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2303166

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Some pages lightly foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. xii, 419 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and woodcut illustrations by J. Sturgess. Two works on horse racing in one, including: Racing; Steeple-Chasing. View more info

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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  $8.00

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  $28.00

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  $20.00

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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Our Arctic Province: Alaska and the Seal Islands

By: Elliott, Henry E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1886

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2302237

Condition: Very Good


1887 printing. Spine faded, edges rubbed with corners slightly exposed, front hinge just beginning to weaken, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1886 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 473, [5] pp. 8vo. Fold-out map follows text, four maps in text, numerous plates and illustrations in text. A 19th century account of the history, geography, peoples, and animals of Alaska. View more info

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

By: Ellis, Edward S. [Sylvester]

Price: $25.00  $20.00

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  $8.00

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  $20.00

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  $60.00

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