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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

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De Gaulle (The Library of Great Lives) [DeGaulle]

By: Crozier, Brian; Nixon, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2274207

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1990 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 726 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of De Gaulle. A biography which discusses De Gaulle's dealings with Churchill & Roosevelt, as well as his attitude toward Communism. Crozier records the events of the period and sheds light upon De Gaulle's successes and failures. View more info

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In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Cunningham, Noble E.; Menna, Larry K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274900

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1992 Full-Leather. xii, [2], 414, [10] pp. 8vo. Original blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Jefferson, new foreword by Larry K. Menna.The authoritative single-volume biography of Thomas Jefferson, perhaps the most significant figure in American history. He was a complex and compelling man: a fervent advocate of democracy who enjoyed the life of a southern aristocrat and owned slaves, a revolutionary who became president, a believer in states' rights w... View more info

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Madame [Marie] Curie: A Biography by Eve Curie (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Curie, Eve; Sheean, Vincent; Gillmor, C. Stewart

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2274210

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. [x], 412 pp. 8vo. Grey full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, cream ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece of Marie Curie. Translated by Vincent Sheean, with a foreword by C. Stewart Gillmor written for this edition. Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867–1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and was, indeed, one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. Written by Curie's daughter, the renowned international activist Eve Curie, this biography chronicles Curie's legenda... View more info

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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 generation. 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 1946....Two Years Before the Mast is a 1946 adventure film based on Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s travel book of the same name. ... 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 some drying along edges, later pencil gift note on front flyleaf dated 1903 presenting the book to J.H. Wilcox from his mother. ... View more info

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The Origin of Species [By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life] (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286239

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 507, [3] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Darwin's landmark work on evolution and natural selection, with illustrations from line drawings by Juan Carlos Barberis. View more info

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The Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy Book 3) (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289806

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 472 pp. 8vo. Full dark green leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece, illustrations, and decorative borders by Sherilyn VanValkenburgh. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. The third book in Davies's Corn... 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 observed detail, Davis pays homage to the indomitable character of Oregon’s restless people and dramatic landscapes withou... 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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Holland. in Two Volumes.

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Zimmern, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1894

Seller ID: 2292774

Condition: Very Good


Includes fold-out map following text of second volume. Crayon scribbles on endpapers and one text page of volume 2, hinges just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed. 1894 Hard Cover. 273, [3]; 275, [3] 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 humaine. Set in Paris in 1819, it follows the intertwined lives of three characters: the elderly doting Goriot; a mysterious... 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 these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. View more info

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The Centurion (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: De Hartog, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289826

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Harper & Row trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. xxii, 286 pp. 8vo. Full light brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by John Rush and map of Roman Britain precede title page. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. A nautical novel by the Du... 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 enjoy nearly the same recognition as Aesop's contributions to the genre (in fact, some editions of Aesop borrow from other source... 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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A Journal of the Plague Year, &c.: Being Observations or Memorials of the most Remarkable Occurrences, both Publick and Private, which happen'd in London during the last Great Visitation in 1665. And written by a Citizen who continued all the while in London.

By: Defoe, Daniel; Sutherland, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292850

Condition: Near Fine


Small scuff to spine head. 1978 Full-Leather. xvi, [4], 270, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Defoe from a painting by Daniel Acuña. The novel is a fictionalized account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings. Although it purports to have been written several years after the event, it actually was written in the years just p... 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 of business and a way of life, vividly illustrating how it shaped the expansion of the American West. View more info

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Brotherly Love (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society Series)

By: Dexter, Pete

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289827

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 274 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two-page color frontispiece by Larry Winborg. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. After his fat... View more info