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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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Honey in the Horn

By: Davis, Harold L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2283481

Condition: Near Fine


1977 Full-Leather. 416 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, two-page color frontispiece. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1936. Set in Oregon in the early years of the twentieth century, H. L. Davis’s Honey in the Horn chronicles the struggles faced by homesteaders as they attempted to settle down and eke out subsistence from a still-wild land. With sly humor and keenly... 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 Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe [De Foe], Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 2285666

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to boards, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1977 Full-Leather. xvi, 299 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Walter Paget. 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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Across the Wide Missouri (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: DeVoto, Bernard; Porter, Mae Reed

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1984

Seller ID: 2285630

Condition: Near Fine


1984 Full-Leather. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Foreword by Mae Reed Porter, illustrations from paintings by Alfred Jacob Miller and Charles Bodmer. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. Across the Wide Missouri tells the compelling story of the climax and decline of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the 1830s. More than a history, it portrays the mountain fur trade as a way o... 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

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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 icon... 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 r... 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 novelis... View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265114

Condition: Near Fine


Front and end matter faintly foxed, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 526 pp. 8vo. Red leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by F.W. Pailthorpe. Dickens' classic tale about a young boy who finds unexpected help in the world. View more info

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The Personal History of David Copperfield (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285602

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked, a few small imperfections to spine. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 816 pp. 8vo. Full dark brown leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Phiz. 'Of all my books, I like this the best.' So said Charles Dickens of David Copperfield, his most autobiographical novel, which incorporates large portions of a memoir that he had earlier abandoned. This... 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. 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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The Personal History of David Copperfield (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Dickens, Charles; Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2275774

Condition: Near Fine


A few scuffs on front board and edges, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 423 pp. Tall 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by John Austen. Introduction by John T. Winterich. 'Of all my books, I like this the best.' So said Charles Dickens of David Copperfield, his most autob... 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... View more info

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Poems of Emily Dickinson (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Dickinson, Emily; Untermeyer, Louis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2275776

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffs along edges, minor fray to ribbon marker end, blank publisher's bookmark laid in. 2005 Full-Leather. xxvii, [1], 270 pp. Tall 8vo. Forest green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece and black & white illustrations in text by Helen Sewell. A collection of poetry by the beloved American poet, most of whose work was not available until after her death, when it was published by h... View more info

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Dorsai! (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Dickson, Gordon R.; Anderson, Poul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281113

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. x, [2], 162, [2] pp. 8vo. Orange full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Poul Anderson, color frontispiece and black-and-white plates by A.C. Farley. Throughout the Fourteen Worlds of humanity, no race is as feared and respected as the Dorsai. The ultimate warriors, they are known for their deadly rages, unbreakable honor, and fierce independence. No man rules the Do... View more info

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Lincoln (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Donald, David Herbert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274916

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1996 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 714 pp. 8vo. Original red leather, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, gold ribbon marker bound in. Several pages of photographs. Pulitzer Prize and Lincoln Prize winner. David Herbert Donald's Lincoln is a stunningly original portrait of Lincoln's life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln's gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kent... View more info

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John Donne Poems, with Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Engravings

By: Donne, John; Grierson, Herbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265124

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffs to gilt along fore-edge. 1982 Hard Cover. 430, [2] pp. 8vo. Red leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. A collection of poems, edited by Sir Herbert Grierson, with reproductions of 16th and 17th century engravings, a brief introduction regarding these illustrations, and the following explanatory notes: The Printer to the Understanders; Hexastichon Bibliopolae; Hexastichon ad... 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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The 42nd Parallel [U.S.A. Trilogy Book 1] (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1994

Seller ID: 2144198

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. 1994 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 481 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, yellow ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Reginald Marsh. The first volume of Dos Passos's magnum opus. The author was associated with two important literary movements: Modernism and the Lost Generation. Dos Passos was a social revolutionary with leanings towards... View more info