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Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Cleaves, Freeman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274993

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Faintly scuffed. 1997 Full-Leather. xiv, [2], 422 pp. 8vo. Full dark green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the ninth President of the United States of America, who served the shortest term of any president (he died a month after his inauguration of pneumonia). Freeman Cleaves's great achievement in this book is to describe this life in dramatic prose that captures much of the excitement of a young nation expanding westward in the early 19th ce... View more info

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Mission of Gravity (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Clement, Hal; Cherryh, C.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281122

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1987 Mass Market Paperback. 224 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by C.J. Cherryh, color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by Vincent DiFate. Every so often a science-fiction novel is published which is immediately recognized as a classic--a book which makes an instant and lasting appeal to readers, which is read and re-read with increasing enjoyment. A magic combination of character, story and imaginative science is, mainly, what makes such a unique book--and this combinat... View more info

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The Boys of '61; or, Four Years of Fighting. Personal Observation with the Army and Navy, from the First Battle of Bull Run to the Fall of Richmond.

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat: 1881

Seller ID: 2279552

Condition: Very Good


Spine rubbed, hinges repaired, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1881 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [4], 558, [2] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations, pictorial endpapers, woodcut illustrations and maps throughout text. A contemporary history of the American Civil War based on firsthand accounts. View more info

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Forest Lawn Cemetery, Illustrated.

By: Colburn & Berger

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Phinney & Co., Publishers.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273489

Condition: Good


First edition. Scarce - only 9 copies located in OCLC. Binding repaired and edges reinforced, with some retinting of worn areas and evidence of dye used in this process on gilt spine decorations, a few pages lightly foxed. 1855 Full-Leather. 92, [2] pp. Blue blind-stamped leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Engravings of gravestones and monuments throughout, with brief historical information about some of the individuals interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery, as well as transcriptions of some of the dedications on their graves. View more info

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Martin van Buren and the American Political System (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Cole, Donald B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274995

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1997 Full-Leather. xiii, [1], 477, [3] pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of the eighth President of the United States of America, who founded the Democratic Party. Van Buren had previously served as Governor of New York, Secretary of State, and Vice President. View more info

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Altemus' Edition)

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272322

Condition: Very Good


Loss of gilt from spine titles and illustrator name on front board, corners exposed, minor tide mark to base of front endpapers, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1889 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Folio. 1889 reissue of the edition first published in 1876 by Harper. Numerous full-page engravings by Gustave Dore. A visually striking edition of the famous nautical poem known for its (oft-misquoted) lines: Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink. First published in 1798, the Rime is Coleridge's longest major poem, and it is credited as the beginning of British Romantic literature. T... View more info

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The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261275

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:25 laid in. Spine faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xviii, 464 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Vincent Starrett, illustrations by Dignimont. Widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels, The Moonstone tells of the events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious (and cursed) yellow diamond. T.S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre, including a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who happen to b... View more info

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The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2282250

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded and a bit rubbed. 1959 Hard Cover. xviii, 464 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Vincent Starrett, illustrations by Dignimont. Widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels, The Moonstone tells of the events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious (and cursed) yellow diamond. T.S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre, including a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who ha... View more info

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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 Plyant, Valentine, Lady Touchwood, Mirabell and Millamant—Congreve exposed the follies and vanities of that world, and sug... View more info

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Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

By: Conrad, Joseph; Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281284

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass insert Number XI: 26 laid in. Slipcase edges a bit faded, slipcase corners lightly rubbed. 1961 Hard Cover. xxiii, 376 pp. Includes an introduction by Rupert Croft-Cooke, the author's note from the 1917 edition, and illustrations by Lima de Freitas. Joseph Conrad's 1904 adventure novel, set amid the mist-covered mountains of a fictional South American republic, spins a colorful tale of capitalist exploitation and rebellion. The story begins halfway through the revolution, employing flashbacks and glimpses of the future to depict the lure of silver and i... 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 consequent fall, and secondly an adventure story about Jim's rise and the tale's denouement amongst the people of Patusan - set in t... 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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The Mediterranean and Its Borderlands, in Two Volumes: Western Countries; Eastern Countries

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287167

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 609, [3]; 648 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edges. Photographic plates with captioned tissue guards throughout. A descriptive guide to the various countries along the Mediterranean Sea. 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 (slightly different ordering of volumes, half-leather instead of cloth). The third American publication of Cooper's collected... 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: A Narrative of 1757 (The Collector's Library of The World's Best-Loved Books)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2287026

Condition: Good


1981 printing, part of The Collector's Library of The World's Best-Loved Books. End matter and edges lightly stained, boards lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 377, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Includes designs based on bead-work of the Eastern Woodland Tribes. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. Cooper's famous adventure brings the wilds of the American frontier and the drama of the French-Indian war to vivid ... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 2285669

Condition: Very Good


Page edges rubbed causing some loss of gilt. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 510 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. Cooper's famous adventure brings the wilds of the American frontier and the drama of the French-Indian war to vivid life. Featuring the classic character Natty Bumppo, it is a moving, memorable depiction of courage, passion, and f... 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 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: 2278043

Condition: Near Fine


Page ridges faintly spotted, otherwise an excellent copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 377, [1] 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 Prairie (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hansen, Harry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1968

Seller ID: 2278051

Condition: Fine


1968 Full-Leather. xxi, [3], 411, [3] pp. 8vo. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Harry Hansen, illustrations by John Steuart Curry. The Prairie: A Tale (1827) is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper, the third novel written by him featuring Natty Bumppo. His fictitious frontier hero Bumppo is never called by his name, but is instead referred to as the trapper or the old man. Chronologically The Prairie is the fifth and final installment of the Leatherstocking Tales, though it was published before... View more info

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The Pathfinder (Masterpieces of American Literature)

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

Price: $60.00

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 considered as forming the third chronological episode of the Leatherstocking Tales. 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 Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground (Masterpieces of American Literature)

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

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1963

Seller ID: 2278044

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from top edge of front board, a couple minor scuffs along edges. 1963 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [3], 406 pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Henry C. Pitz, introduction by John T. Winterich. The action takes place during the American Revolution. The share of historical fact in the story is not large, but the action takes place so near to great events that the characters are all invested with something of the dusky light of heroes, while Georg... 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 forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him the best modern poet, whilst William Wordsworth particula... View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2286131

Condition: Very Good


Top edge and fore edge faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 200 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, gilt titles & decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, with color plates from paintings by, and illustrations from sketches by, Winslow Homer. 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