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

By: Einstein, Albert; Sheffield, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 1994

Seller ID: 2174186

Condition: Near Fine


Blank publisher bookplates laid in, rear board lightly scuffed with three tiny spots. 1994 Full-Leather. xii, 166, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Charles Sheffield. 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 Ein... View more info

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The Mill on the Floss

By: Eliot, George [Evans, Mary Anne]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265111

Condition: Good


Faint stain to top page corner. 1981 Hard Cover. 536 pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Herbert Tauss. 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. Bot... 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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Emerson 6-Volume Set: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures.; Essays. First Series.; Essays. Second Series.; Representative Men: Seven Lectures; English Traits; The Conduct of Life

By: Emerson, R.W. [Ralph Waldo]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: David McKay, Publisher: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270479

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, spines a bit dried with some loss from spine labels. 1890 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in six volumes. Brown leather spines and corners, marbled boards and endpapers.Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American philosopher, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. His teachings directly influenced the growing New Thought movement o... 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... 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 ... View more info

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The Sound and the Fury

By: Faulkner, William; Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265126

Condition: Near Fine


A couple light scuffs to gilt on page ridges. 1979 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 362, [6] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black... 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 a... 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 figur... View more info

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Time and Again

By: Finney, Jack

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2264534

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2013 Full-Leather. 399, [1] pp. 8vo. Original full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Einstein's theory of time was that we are like people in a boat drifting along a winding river. We see the present, but the past and the future are hidden around the curves. Still, they are there. How would it be if one could step out of the boat... View more info

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The Life of Mahatma Gandhi (The Library of Great Lives) [Mohandes Karamchand Gandhi]

By: Fischer, Louis; Bondurant, Joan V.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274872

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. An exceptional copy. 1988 Full-Leather. xv, [1], 558 pp. 8vo. Original dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A reissue of the 1950 biography, with a new foreword by Dr. Joan V. Bondurant written for this edition. Color frontispiece of Gandhi. A biography of the non-violent activist who led the fight for Indian independence from British rule throug... View more info

Image for Finely Bound F. Scott Fitzgerald 15 Volume Set: This Side of Paradise; Flappers and Philosophers; Six Tales of the Jazz Age and Other Stories; The Beautiful and the Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender is the Night; Taps at Reveille; The Last Tycoon: An Unfinished Novel; The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Selection of 28 Stories; Afternoon of an Author: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays; Babylon Revisited and Other Stories; The Pat Hobby Stories; The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald; Scott Fitzgerald: Letters to His Daughter; The Apprentice Fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1909-1917

Finely Bound F. Scott Fitzgerald 15 Volume Set: This Side of Paradise; Flappers and Philosophers; Six Tales of the Jazz Age and Other Stories; The Beautiful and the Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender is the Night; Taps at Reveille; The Last Tycoon: An Unfinished Novel; The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Selection of 28 Stories; Afternoon of an Author: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays; Babylon Revisited and Other Stories; The Pat Hobby Stories; The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald; Scott Fitzgerald: Letters to His Daughter; The Apprentice Fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1909-1917

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Wilson, Edmund; Cowley, Malcolm; Mizener, Arthur; Gingrich, Arnold; Turnbull, Andrew; Lanahan, Frances Fitzgerald; Kuehl, John

Price: $6,000.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / Rutgers University Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263956

Condition: Near Fine


1960s printings, including first editions of: The Pat Hobby Stories; Scott Fitzgerald: Letters to His Daughter; The Apprentice Fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1909-1917. Spines a bit toned, otherwise exceptional copies. 1963 Full-Leather. A selection of Fitzgerald's works, all finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full green morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monog... 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

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Steegmuller, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265121

Condition: Very Good


Front board faintly soiled, tiny light stain to top corner of about 70 pages. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 423, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by Francis Steegmuller. Includes a special message for subscribers to The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books. In Madame Bovary, his story of a sh... View more info

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A Time to Heal: The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ford, Gerald R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274885

Condition: Fine


Signed without inscription by Ford on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. [x], 454 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. In this intimate self-portrait, Ford speaks candidly about his private life, political battles in Congress, experiences as a Warren Commission member and as House Minority Leader, and attempts to reunite a nation fragmented by Watergate. 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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Alexander the Great (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Fox, Robin Lane; Haig, Alexander M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274880

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. 568 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This edition includes a frontispiece showing a bust of Alexander and a new foreword by Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Tough, resolute, fearless, Alexander was a born warrior and ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. Whe... 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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Penguin Island

By: France, Anatole; Evans, A.W.; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261289

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Book and slipcase lightly rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1947 Hard Cover. xvi, 324 pp. 8vo. A satirical novel by the Nobel Prize winning French author. This edition translated from the French by A.W. Evans, with an introduction by Carl Van Doren, preface by the author, and drawings by Malcolm Cameron. 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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Washington [George] (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Freeman, Douglas Southall; Harwell, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274894

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1985 Full-Leather. 896 pp. An abridgment by Richard Harwell of the Pulitzer Prize-winning seven-volume biography. One of the most important American historians and biographers of the 20th-century, Freeman won immediate recognition and his second Pulitzer for this thorough and exhaustive study of the Father of Our Country. Kammen, himself a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, helps to place this valuable historical work in a f... View more info

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The Christmas Almanac

By: Fried, Natasha Tabori; Tabori, Lena

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Welcome Books / The Easton Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2277129

Condition: Fine


Rebound by Easton Press in red leather with gilt titles and Santa's sleigh silhouette on front board, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 2009 Full-Leather. 240 pp. The Christmas Almanac is the ultimate Christmas book. Part reference, part anthology, part cookbook, part history book, part songbook, part shopping guide, part crafts, and part trivia book, this hefty volume with 200 color illustrations belongs on every family’s shelf. Each of eig... 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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World's Great Religions Six Volume Set: Buddhism; Catholicism; Protestantism; Hinduism; Islam; Judaism

By: Gard, Richard A.; Brantl, George; Dunstan, J. Leslie; Renou, Louis; Williams, John A.; Hertzberg, Arthur

Price: $275.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264542

Condition: Fine


An exceptional set. 1994 Full-Leather. Complete in six volumes. Includes: Buddhism; Catholicism; Protestantism; Hinduism; Islam; Judaism. Original full black leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon markers bound in. 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 su... View more info

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Cranford

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth; Herford, Brooke

Price: $20.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1891

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262169

Condition: Good


Salon edition. One gathering repaired at binding, linen portion of boards a bit foxed. 1891 Hard Cover. xiv, 319 pp. 8vo. A fictional examination of changing customs and values in Victorian England, originally published in Household Words, a mid-nineteenth century magazine edited by Charles Dickens. View more info

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Russia: Descriptive and Illustrative, in Two Volumes

By: Gautier, [Pierre Jules] Theophile, et al; Tyson, Florence MacIntyre (Translator)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: The International Press / The John C. Winston Co.: 1905

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2272112

Condition: Very Good


First edition thus. Former library copy, erased call number on spine base of second volume, a couple tiny ink stamps on front endpaper of first volume, otherwise no marks. Hinges repaired. 1905 Hard Cover. Two volumes. viii, 483; viii, 461. Index. 8 1/8 x 5 3/4. 8vo. Original blue cloth, elaborate embossed gilt Russian coat of arms with gilt double-ruled border on front cover, mirrored on spine, gilt spine lettering, gilt top page ridge, ribbon marker bound into each vol... View more info

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The Beggar's Opera, to which is added the Music to Each Song

By: Gay, John; Herbert, A.P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1937

Seller ID: 2261909

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 4L laid in. Spine and slipcase edges toned, slipcase edge along opening rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. xviii, [2], 113 pp. Includes an introduction by A.P. Herbert and illustrations by Mariette Lydis. The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay with music arranged by Johann Christoph Pepusch. It is one of the watershed plays in Augustan drama and is the only ex... View more info

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Galileo Galilei: A Biography and Inquiry into His Philosophy of Science (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Geymonat, Ludovico; de Santillana, Giorgio; Drake, Stillman; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1994

Seller ID: 2274216

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1994 Full-Leather. xviii, 260 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Galileo. Translated from the Italian with additional notes and an appendix by Stillman Drake, with a foreword by Professor Giorgio de Santillana, and a special foreword by Ray Bradbury. A biography of the famous astronomer, physicist, engineer, phil... View more info