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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2277128

Condition: Near Fine


Endpaper edges a bit faded. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284256

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine bands and corners rubbed, a few light spots on front board. 1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have become a blanket term for... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285624

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have become a blanket term for collections of brief fables, especially beast fables involving anthropomorphic animals. His fables are... View more info

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George Washington: A Biography (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Alden, John R.; Palmieri, Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274892

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 780 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Washington, new foreword by Patricia Palmieri. Describes Washington's ancestry, boyhood in Virginia, career as a surveyor, experiences as a soldier in the French and Indian War, and involvement in the Revolution and the formation of a new American government. View more info

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Inferno

By: Alighieri, Dante; James, Clive

Price: $395.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2015

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2276356

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #85 of 1200 copies, signed and numbered by illustrator Marc Burckhardt on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase, publisher's certificate of authenticity and blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2015 Full-Leather. 247, [3] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color picture plate mounted on slipcase. Translated by Clive James, with tipped in color illustrations by Marc Burckhardt. The first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, in which Virgil provided a guided tour through Hell. Dante Aligh... View more info

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Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... View more info

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Politics & Poetics (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin & Butcher, S.H.; Kallen, Horace M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285623

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1979 Full-Leather. xxi, [5], 331, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S.H. Butcher, with an introduction by Horace M. Kallen and portraits by Leonard Baskin. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together w... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285627

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosop... View more info

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

By: Barnes, Ian; Bacon, Josephine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. / The Easton Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2265241

ISBN: 0785824847

Condition: Fine


Rebound in full leather by Easton Press, with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. An exceptional copy. 2009 Full-Leather. 400, [2] pp. The Historical Atlas of Judaism is a fascinating account of the four thousand year old history of the Jewish faith, divided into six comprehensive sections surveying in detail the emergence of the Jews in Ancient Palestine right up to the modern Israeli state. Over 100 specially commissioned, richly detailed maps uncover the Jewish story across the world and over the centuries, while authoritative text... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Laver, James; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265678

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs to leather. Unused publisher's bookplate laid in. 1977 Full-Leather. xxxvi, 201, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English by various authors, most notably Edna St. Vincent Millay, and edited with introduction and notes by James Laver. Illustrated with engravings by Pierre-Yves Tremois. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet i... View more info

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The Decameron: The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation, Framed in Ten Dayes, of an Hundred Curious Pieces, by Seven Honourable Ladies, and Three Noble Gentlemen

By: Boccaccio, John [Giovanni]; Hutton, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284258

ISBN: 112572384X

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine faded, edge of front a bit soiled. 1980 Full-Leather. xxi, [1], 536 pp. Tall 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Decameron (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Other topics such as wit and witticism, practical jokes, the moral ... View more info

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Planet of the Apes

By: Boulle, Pierre; Fielding, Xan (Translator)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268790

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (6/8/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 248, [4] pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Translated from the French by Xan Fielding. Boulle's classic 1963 novel differs in several ways from the 1968 movie and its various spinoffs. While the bare-bones story is familiar—astronaut travels to a planet populated by intelligent apes, is captured, fights to prove that he is a thinking creature—the... View more info

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Chronicle of Flight: A Year-By-Year History of Aviation

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd. / The Easton Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2277127

ISBN: 0785372466

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound by Easton Press in burgundy leather with photographic picture plate mounted on front board, gilt titles, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Blank publisher bookplate laid in. 2003 Full-Leather. 512 pp. A thorough history of flight from the earliest concepts to the present day, illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream

By: Bunyan, John; Winterich, John T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2280921

Condition: Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xv, [1], 189, [7] pp. 8vo. Blue-green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green beige ribbon marker bound in, color illustrations by William Blake. Includes publisher's preface and How This Book Came to Be by John T. Winterich. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vision of the pilgrimage through life. The first and best-known book, published in 1678, in which the character Christian travels on the road to salvation from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City,... View more info

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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277197

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Publisher's insert and certificate of authenticity laid in. 2007 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 373, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans. As James Lee Burke's new novel, The Tin Roof B... View more info

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The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel; Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205695

Condition: Fine


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 588 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrations by Robert Ward Johnson. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents a relaxation from the religious outlook from a Calvinistic approach, which is presented as harsh. Butler dared not publish it during his lifetime, but when it... View more info

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Freud: The Man and the Cause (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Clark, Ronald W.; Fine, Reuben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281102

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. Minimal cosmetic wear. 1988 Full-Leather. 238, [2] pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece, black-and-white photographs throughout. As much a study of the man as the movement he founded, Clark's biography explores such controversial matters as Freud's sex life, his cocaine habit, and his attitudes toward women. 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 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 Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2292780

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on verso of front endpaper. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 377, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color and black-and-white illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. 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 depicti... 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 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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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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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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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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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