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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Lattimore, Richard; Grene, David; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Warner, Rex; Arrowsmith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265086


Stain to fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 360, [2] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors. Includes: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Antigone; Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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Romantic Poets: William Blake to Edgar Allan Poe

By: Auden, W.H.; Pearson, Norman Holmes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265129


1982 Hard Cover. xvii, [1], 461, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse from various poets, edited by W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, and illustrated by Eugene Karlin. Includes poems by: William Blake; Robert Burns; George Crabbe; Philip Freneau; Fitz-Greene Halleck; Sir Walter Scott; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth; Hartle... View more info

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Pere Goriot

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265117


1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 376, [4] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Albert Lynch. 'Pere Goriot' is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin. Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat, Rastignac, come to Paris... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1996832


An exceptional copy. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decora... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2140629


An exceptional copy - no wear or internal marks. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel through... View more info

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Don Quixote De La Mancha: The Ingenious Gentleman

By: Cervantes, Miguel De; Cohen, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265123


Light stain to bottom page corner. 1979 Hard Cover. 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Spanish by J.M. Cohen, with illustrations by Jose & Luis Jiminez y Aranda. The classic tale of a man who reads too many romances and begins to believe that he's an errant knight. View more info

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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays

By: Chekhov, Anton; Fen, Elisaveta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265136


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 274, [6] pp. Black leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. A collection of plays by Anton Chekhov, including: The Cherry Orchard; The Sea Gull; The Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya. 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


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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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265114


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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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


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


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 Mill on the Floss

By: Eliot, George [Evans, Mary Anne]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265111


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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The Sound and the Fury

By: Faulkner, William; Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265126


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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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


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

Evidence of Love (The Franklin Library: The First Edition Society)

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270607


First edition. A fine copy. 1977 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 243 pp. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Howard Rogers. Three voices are heard. There panoramic self-portraits unfold. Looking back into the past from the promontories of old age, they speak--a hedonist millionaire, his intellectual clergyman son, and his son's adventurous wife--examining ... View more info

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The Iliad, in Contemporary Verse

By: Homer; Fitzgerald, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265092


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 664 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Translated into contemporary verse by Robert Fitzgerald, with illustrations by W.T. Mars. View more info

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Henrik Ibsen: Four Plays - A Doll's House; Ghosts; The Wild Duck; Hedda Gabler

By: Ibsen, Henrik [Johan]; le Gallienne, Eva

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265094


1979 Hard Cover. 403, [5] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Eva le Gallienne, with illustrations by Tony Eubanks. Includes: A Doll's House; Ghosts; The Wild Duck; Hedda Gabler. View more info

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The Ambassadors

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265095


An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [1], 384 pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Mitchell Hooks. This complex tale of self-discovery (considered by the author to be his best work) traces the path of an aging idealist, Lambert Strether. Arriving in Paris with the intention of persuading his youn... View more info

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The Magic Mountain

By: Mann, Thomas; Lowe-Porter, H.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265135


An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 724, [2] pp. 8vo. Dark brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the German by H.T. Lowe-Porter. The Magic Mountain (Der Zauberberg) is a novel by Thomas Mann, first published in November 1924. It is widely considered to be one of the most influential works of 20th century German l... View more info

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Plutarch: Selected Lives, from the Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265130


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 462, [4] pp. 8vo. Leather spine, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Dryden translation, with reproductions of illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676. Plutarch's writings comparing the Greeks and Romans remains a classic, and Dryden's 17th-Century translation is still considered one of the greatest works of scholarship of all time. View more info

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Swann's Way (Remembrance of Things Past)

By: Proust, Marcel; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott; Kilmartin, Terence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265120


An exceptional copy. 1983 Hard Cover. xviii, 486, [6] pp. 8vo. Burgundy leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt title and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. A reworking of the French Pleiade edition, translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin, with illustrations by Malcolm Liepke. Swann's Way is the most frequently read part of Proust's epic novel, Remembrance of Things Past (also known as In Search of Lost Time). ... View more info

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The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

By: Rabelais, Francois; Cohen, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265131


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 714, [6] pp. 8vo. Parodying everyone from classic authors to his own contemporaries, the dazzling and exuberant stories of Rabelais expose human follies with mischievous and often obscene humor. Gargantua depicts a young giant who becomes a cultured Christian knight. Pantagruel portrays Gargantua’s bookish son who becomes a Renaissance Socrates, divinely guided by wisdom and by his idiotic, self-loving companion, Panurge. Francois ... View more info

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: Saint Augustine; Pusey, Edward Bouverie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265090


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 311, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Augustine's landmark autobiography contains many timely reflections on his own life and Christian theology. Translated by Edward Bouverie Pusey, with illustrations by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. View more info

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William Shakespeare: Selected Plays - Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello, the Moor of Venice; King Lear; Macbeth; The Tempest

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265132


An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 655, [5] pp. 8vo. Red leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Includes: Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello, the Moor of Venice; King Lear; Macbeth; The Tempest. View more info

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Tortilla Flat; Of Mice and Men; Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2269267


A couple tiny blemishes along edges. 1977 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 447, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Three of Steinbeck's most popular novellas in one volume. View more info

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The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265133


1981 Hard Cover. 547, [3] pp. 8vo. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or, more briefly, Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next 10 years...As its title suggests, the book is ostensibly Tristram's narration of his life story. But it is one of the central jokes of the novel that he cannot explain anything simply, that he must make explanator... View more info

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The Store (The Vaiden Trilogy Book 2)

By: Stribling, T.S. [Thomas Sigismund]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202748


Limited edition. Signed by author on slip affixed to front flyleaf. 1/4 inch ink mark on spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1977 Full-Leather. 512 pp. Limited edition genuine maroon leather hardcover binding with 22 karat gold design on spine and covers, four raised spine bands, gilt page ridges, decorative textured linen endpapers, cream ribbon marker. Charcoal illustrations by Howard Rogers. The Store is a 1932 novel by Thomas Sigismund Stribling. It won the Pulitze... View more info

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Anna Karenina

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Maude, Louise & Aylmer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265125


Franklin Library letter laid in. A few scuffs to gilt on page ridge. 1980 Hard Cover. 771, [7] pp. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude, with illustrations by James Tissot. Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2197228


Faux leather reprint. 1982 Hard Cover. 533, [1] pp. 8vo. Crimson faux leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war ... View more info

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The Aeneid of Virgil

By: Virgil (Publius Virgilus Maro); Dryden, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265113


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 425 pp. Grey leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. Virgil's epic poem, which remained unfinished upon his death, presented here in the translation of John Dryden, with illustrations by Johann Gruninger. View more info