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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261475

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:22 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, edge of slipcase along opening a bit toned. 1957 Hard Cover. xx, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Francis Henry Taylor, photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting... View more info

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The Wanderer (Le Grand Meaulnes)

By: Alain-Fournier [Fournier, Henri-Alban]; Delisle, Francoise; Peyre, Henri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261479

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xxx, 232 pp. 8vo. is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier who was killed in the first month of World War I. It is somewhat biographical - especially the name of the heroine Yvonne, for whom he had a doomed infatuation in Paris. Fifteen-year-old Francois Seurel narrates the story of his friendship with seventeen-year-old August... View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261268

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VII: 26. Slipcase toned. 1961 Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pp. 8vo. 'Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?' This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of E... View more info

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John Brown's Body: A Poem

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent; Freeman, Douglass Southall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261480

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass. Slipcase repaired, rear hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper, spine and slipcase edge toned. 1948 Hard Cover. xvi, [2], 454 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman, fourteen color illustrations by John Steuart Curry. One of the most widely read poems of our time -- a masterful retelling of the American Civil War. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, Un... View more info

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The Ring and the Book (The Heritage Press)

By: Browning, Robert; Dowden, Edward

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261260

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 1N laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xxii, 690 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Edward Dowden, illustrated with engravings by Carl Schultheiss. The Ring and the Book is a long dramatic narrative poem of 21,000 lines written by Robert Browning. It was published in four installments from 1868 to 1869. The book tells the story of a murder trial in Rome in 1698, whereby an impoverished nobleman, ... 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... 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 st... 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 consequ... 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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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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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $10.00

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 fi... 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

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 reproduc... View more info

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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

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261698

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, all in publisher's slipcases, with one of the two Sandglass inserts (Number VII:35R, which was issued with the first volume, lacking the insert issued later with volumes two and three). One seam of second volume's slipcase repaired, base of first volume's slipcase rubbed with some loss, owner bookplate on front endpaper of third volume, spine lightly faded. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. 8vo. Inclu... View more info

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The Man in the Iron Mask

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Maurois, Andre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1964

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269839

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Lacks Sandglass insert. Slipcase lightly rubbed, sticker remnant on rear corner. 1964 Hard Cover. xiv, [2], 430, [2] pp. 8vo. “The Man in the Iron Mask” represents the final portion of the third installment of the ‘D’Artagnan Romances’. Preceded by “The Three Musketeers”, the first volume; “Twenty Years After”, the second volume; “The Vicomte de Bragelonne”, part one of the third volume; “Ten Years Later” part two ... View more info

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Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $15.00

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 ... 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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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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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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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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The Man Without a Country

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261287

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Slipcase edges faded. 1936 Hard Cover. ix, [5], 55 pp. 8vo. A short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published anonymously in the Atlantic Monthly in December 1863. The novel is the story of American army lieutenant Philip Nolan, who renounces his country during a trial for treason and is consequently sentenced to spend the rest of his days at sea without so much as a word of news about the United ... View more info

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Poems of Heinrich Heine

By: Heine, Heinrich; Untermeyer, Louis (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261273

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edge along opening slightly faded. 1957 Hard Cover. lii, 297 pp. 8vo. Selected and translated from the original German, with an introduction, by Louis Untermeyer, illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 in Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany – 17 February 1856 in Paris, France) was a journalist, essayist, literary cr... View more info

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The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in Two Volumes

By: Herodotus; Carter, Harry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261272

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II & III: 24 laid in. Spines toned, owner bookplates on verso of each front free endpaper, slipcase seams beginning to weaken at corners along opening. 1958 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxviii, 615 pp. A complete collection of the Histories by one of the most well-known Greek historians, translated with marginal notes by Harry Carter, with illustrations by Edward Bawden. Maps on end... View more info

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The Toilers of the Sea

By: Hugo, Victor; Hapgood, Isabel F.; Josephson, Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261476

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IV:26 laid in. Spine faded. 1961 Hard Cover. xix, [5], 578, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the original French by Isabel F. Hapgood, with an introduction by Matthew Josephson and wood engravings by Tranquillo Marangoni. Victor Hugo was a prominent French writer during the Romantic movement. Hugo is well known for both his poetry and classic novels such as Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hugo's writings served ... View more info

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Les Miserables: A Novel - Five Volumes in Two

By: Hugo, Victor; Wraxall, Lascelles; Maurois, Andre

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1938

Seller ID: 2261915

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcases, Sandglass Numbers III & IV: 25 laid in. Spines faded, tiny minor abrasion to volume 1 slipcase. 1938 Hard Cover. Five volumes in two, preceding the Heritage one-volume edition. xiv, [x] 291, [ix], 272, [viii], 257, [viii], 358, [viii], 288 pp. 8vo. Translated from the original French by Leonard Wrexall (Hugo authorized this translation), with a new introduction by Andre Maurois and illustrations by Lynd Ward. Les Miserables (translated var... View more info

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The Koran: Selected Suras

By: Jeffery, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261477

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:22 laid in. Spine faded, 2 inch surface tear on rear slipcase panel, owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. 231 pp. Tall 8vo. Decorative borders on each page by Valenti Angelo. A selection of suras from the Islamic Qur'an, translated from the original Arabic by Arthur Jeffery. View more info

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The Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (The American Poets Series)

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; Untermeyer, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261279

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number V:24 laid in. Spine and slipcase edges toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. xxi, 444 pp. 8vo. Selected and edited with commentary by Louis Untermeyer, illustrated with wood engravings by Boyd Hanna. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include Paul Revere's Ride, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was als... View more info

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The Eclogues

By: Maro, Publius Virgilius; Calverley, C.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1960

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261282

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:26 laid in. Insert, spine, and slipcase edges toned. 1960 Large Hardcover. xxvii, 96 pp. Translated into English by C.S. Calverley with an introduction by Moses Hadas and drawings by Vertes. Decorative hardcover boards, gilt line drawing on front cover, green cloth spine with gilt titles. CONTENTS: Introduction by Moses Hadas; Tityrus; Alexis; Palaemon; Pollio; Daphnis; Silenus; Meliboeus; The Sorceress; Moeris; Gallas. T... View more info

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Maugham, W. [William] Somerset; Winterich, John T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2261924

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VI:24 laid in. A couple small spots on spine. 1941 Hard Cover. 282 pp. 8vo. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele and Paul Gauguin. Loosely based on the life of Paul Gauguin, Maugham's timeless masterpiece is storytelling at its best — an insightful work focusing on artistic fixation that propels the artist beyond the commonplace into the selfish realm of genius. View more info

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Omoo

By: Melville, Herman; Brooks, Van Wyck (Introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1967

Seller ID: 1954366

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Lacks Sandglass insert. Spine very slightly faded, slipcase lightly rubbed. 1967 Hard Cover. xix, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Original black & green cloth decorated boards, silver titles & rules, issued in publisher's slipcase. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. Woodcut engravings by Reynolds Stone. A work of nautical fiction, Melville's second work of fiction, and a sequel to Typee. It is based on Melville's travels from the Marquesas to Tahiti, but a... View more info