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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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The Red Badge of Courage

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2294662

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Minor general wear. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xli, 266 pp. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, which inspired the 1951 MGM film of the same name. Henry Fleming has joined the Union army because of his romantic ideas of military life, but soon finds himself in the middle of a battle against a regiment of Confederate soldiers. Terrified, Henry deserts his comrades. Upon returning to his regiment, he struggles with his shame as he tries to redeem himself and prove his courage. View more info

Image for The Work of Stephen Crane [in Twelve Volumes]: The Red Badge of Courage and The Veteran; Tales of Two Wars; The Monster and The Third Violet; Active Service; Whilomville Stories; The Black Riders and Other Lines; The O'Ruddy Part One [1]; The O'Ruddy Part Two [2]; Wounds in the Rain and Other Impressions of War; Major Conflicts: George's Mother, The Blue Hotel, Maggie; Midnight Sketches and Other Impressions; The Open Boat and Other Tales

The Work of Stephen Crane [in Twelve Volumes]: The Red Badge of Courage and The Veteran; Tales of Two Wars; The Monster and The Third Violet; Active Service; Whilomville Stories; The Black Riders and Other Lines; The O'Ruddy Part One [1]; The O'Ruddy Part Two [2]; Wounds in the Rain and Other Impressions of War; Major Conflicts: George's Mother, The Blue Hotel, Maggie; Midnight Sketches and Other Impressions; The Open Boat and Other Tales

By: Crane, Stephen; Follett, Wilson; Hergesheimer, Joseph; Davis, Robert H.; Van Doren, Carl; Phelps, William Lyon; Lowell, Amy; Beer, Thomas; Cather, Willa; Mencken, H.L.; Anderson, Sherwood; Michelson, Charles

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf / The Plimpton Press: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2281665

ISBN: 0895771551

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #158 of 750 copies. All volumes include slipcases. All books are near fine, slipcases are good to very good. A piece of the Volume X slipcase spine has come loose but is included, and a couple other slipcases have minor splits along seams. For reasons that are unclear, the first two slipcases, though numbered the same as the rest, are of a different design (it is possible the labels were removed from the original slipcases and replacements were made, but there is no evidence of this that we can see). With a small bit of restoration, this could be a beautiful set. 1925 Hard Cov... View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Crane, Stephen; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294856

Condition: Very Good


A few small spots on top edge, a few minor scuffs, endpaper edges slightly faded. 1980 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 170 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, with an introduction by Carl Van Doren and illustrations by John Steuart Curry. View more info

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The Little City of Hope: A Christmas Story

By: Crawford, F. Marion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287016

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bookplate on front endpapers, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 209 pp. Illustrated by W. Benda. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: F. Marion Crawford was a prolific American author. He is well known for his many mysterious and weird fiction novels. View more info

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The Heart of Rome: A Tale of the Lost Water

By: Crawford, F. [Francis] Marion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2206149

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. No jacket, front board lightly bumped, pencil marking to rear endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 396, [4] pp. Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 – April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories.KEYWORDS: FRANCIS MARION CRAWFORD HEART ROME TALE LOST WATER LITERATURE ITALY View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: Crayon, Geoffrey [Irving, Washington]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam Sons: 1865

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2264526

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1865 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Engraved title page with illustration precedes printed title page. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of the German Student; The Adventure of the My... View more info

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The Gold Diggers and Other Stories (SL 326)

By: Creeley, Robert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 2263734

ISBN: 0684127245

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name stamp inside wrappers, small sticker on spine base. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 158, [2] pp. A collection of short stories by the author best known for his poetry, representing Creeley's first foray into prose (these stories were written before his 1962 novel The Island). Creeley is generally associated with the Black Mountain poets, despite his verse displaying a style somewhat different from most members of that group. He was friends with a number of other influential poets of his day, including Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, Jo... View more info

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The Citadel

By: Cronin, A.J. (Archibald Joseph)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1937

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2279759

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with a few tears, jacket spine head chipped. 1937 Hard Cover. 401 pp. The Citadel is a novel by A. J. Cronin, first published in 1937, which was groundbreaking with its treatment of the contentious theme of medical ethics. It has been credited with laying the foundation in Great Britain for the introduction of the NHS a decade later. In the United States, it won the National Book Award for 1937 novels, voted by members of the American Booksellers Association. For his fifth book, Dr. Cronin drew on his experiences practising medicine in the coal mining communities of the Sou... View more info

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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1864: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry

By: D. Appleton & Company

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1865

Seller ID: 2199366

Condition: Very Good


A bit rubbed, lightly foxed throughout but especially on title page. 1865 Full-Leather. 838 pp. 10 x 6 3/4. Gilt titles, marbled endpapers. U.S. Grant portrait frontispiece plus several illustrations & maps. A contemporary account of various events in the news during the Civil War, both within and outside the U.S. Some entries from the Subject Index include: Geographical Explorations and Discoveries, Gun Cotton, British India, Freedom of the Press, Habeas Corpus, Confederate States, Florida, Obituaries, Exchange of Prisoners, Peru, Pneumatic Railway, Spain, Public Documents, etc. View more info

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Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature

By: Dabney, Lewis M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288717

ISBN: 0374113122

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head bumped. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 2005 Hard Cover. xiii, 639 pp. From the Jazz Age through the McCarthy era, Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) stood at the center of the American cultural scene. In his own youth a crucial champion of the young Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wilson went on to write three classics of literary and intellectual history (Axel's Castle, To the Finland Station, and Patriotic Gore), searching reportage, and criticism that has outlasted many of its subjects. Wilson documented his unruly private life--a formative love affair with ... View more info

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Two Years Before The Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea (Westvaco's American Classics Series 1992)

By: Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294312

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Edges faintly foxed, slipcase lightly soiled. 1992 Hard Cover. 370, [2] pp. 8vo. Light blue-green cloth spine over cream paper over boards, gilt titles, ribbon marker bound in. Engraved illustration of Boston Harbor, title page illustration details the various sails of the ship, decorated endpapers, small illustrations throughout text. Inspiration for the film starring Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, and William Bendix. 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 ... View more info

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The Legend of Ulenspiegel and Lamme Goedzak and Their Adventures Heroical, Joyous, and Glorious in the Land of Flanders and Elsewhere, in Two Volumes

By: De Coster, Charles; Atkinson, F.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272121

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Boards a bit rubbed, ink name and year on front endpaper of each volume. 1922 Hard Cover. 321, [5]; 353, [1] pp. 8vo. Black cloth over paper-covered boards, paper spine labels. Translated from the original French by F.M. Atkinson. First published in 1867, this is a series of allegorical adventures based on the Low German folk hero Till Eulenspiegel. Coster changes the setting to the Reformation era Netherlands. View more info

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Democracy in America (Westvaco's American Classics Series, 1999)

By: de Tocqueville, Alexis; Willkie, Wendell L.; Shattan, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1999

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294311

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. 1999 Hard Cover. 297, [3] pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and fleurs-de-lis, ribbon marker bound in. Color illustrated slipcase, color endpapers, color frontispiece, monochrome illustrations throughout. De Tocqueville's classic study of American politics, in the Henry Reeve translation, with an introduction by Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn written specially for this edition. De la démocratie en Amérique (published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the United States in the 1830s and i... View more info

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The Awakening of Helena Richie

By: Deland, Margaret; Clark, Walter Appleton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203581

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, pocket to rear paste-down endpaper, address label to front paste-down endpaper. 1906 Hard Cover. 356 pp. The Awakening of Helena Richie is a novel by the American writer Margaret Deland (1857 - 1945) set in the 19th century fictional locale of Old Chester, a Western Pennsylvania rural village just a few miles outside the city of Pittsburgh, then an industrial boomtown.Keywords: MARGARET DELAND WALTER APPLETON CLARK AWAKENING OF HELENA RICHIE AMERICAN LITERATURE PENNSYLVANIA AMERICANA HISTORICAL FICTION View more info

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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

By: DeVoto, Bernard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203282

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 1997 Trade Paperback. In 1803, the great expanse of the Louisiana Purchase was an empty canvas. Keenly aware that the course of the nation's destiny lay westward, and that a Voyage of Discovery would be necessary to determine the nature of the frontier, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned Meriwether Lewis to lead an expedition from the Missouri River to the northern Pacific coast and back. From 1804 to 1806, accompanied by co-captain William Clark, the Shoshone guide Sacajawea, and thirty-two men, Lewis mapped rivers, traced the principal waterways to the sea... View more info

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Nicholas Nickleby; Martin Chuzzlewit; American Notes (Vol. 2, The Complete Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2285880

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed with minor loss. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Volume 2 of a six-volume set. Includes complete works of Nicholas Nickleby, Martin Chuzzlewit, American Notes. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations, blind-stamped decorations. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and H.K. [Hablot Knight] Browne, also known as 'Phiz'. Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of ... View more info

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A Child's History of England (Peoples Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The American News Company: 1890

Seller ID: 2294708

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (ink note dated 1890). Hinges starting, ink names on second blank. We have more books available by this author!. x, 402 pp. TABLE OF THE REIGNS: The Saxons; The Danes, and the Restored Saxons; The Normans; The Plantagenets; The Tudors; The Stuarts; The Commonwealth; The Stuarts Restores; The Revolution, 1688. A Child's History of England, which first appeared serially in Household Words between January 25, 1851 and December 10, 1853, is a history of England written for school-aged children. The works originally consisted of three volumes that covered the history of England fr... View more info

Image for Charles Dickens Twenty-Two [22] Volume Set - The Pickwick Papers [The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club]; Oliver Twist; Nicholas Nickleby; The Old Curiosity Shop; Barnaby Rudge; Martin Chuzzlewit; Christmas Books (A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man); Dombey and Son; David Copperfield; Bleak House; Hard Times; Little Dorrit; A Tale of Two Cities; Great Expectations; Our Mutual Friend; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Sketches by Boz; Master Humphrey's Clock and Pictures from Italy; Reprinted Pieces; American Notes; A Child's History of England; The Uncommercial Traveller

Charles Dickens Twenty-Two [22] Volume Set - The Pickwick Papers [The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club]; Oliver Twist; Nicholas Nickleby; The Old Curiosity Shop; Barnaby Rudge; Martin Chuzzlewit; Christmas Books (A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man); Dombey and Son; David Copperfield; Bleak House; Hard Times; Little Dorrit; A Tale of Two Cities; Great Expectations; Our Mutual Friend; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Sketches by Boz; Master Humphrey's Clock and Pictures from Italy; Reprinted Pieces; American Notes; A Child's History of England; The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Collins' Clear-Type Press:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295928

Condition: Near Fine


Some ribbon markers a bit frayed, spines slightly faded, minor cosmetic wear to boards. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in twenty-two volumes. Flexible maroon leather boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, maroon endpapers, ribbon markers bound into each volume. Frontispiece, engraved title page, engraved plates by various artists, and illustrations from photographs. Includes: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; Sketches by Boz, Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People; The Adventures of Oliver Twist; The Life and Adventures of Nicholas N... View more info

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James Dickey: Poems, 1957-1967

By: Dickey, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263030

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Near fine in good jacket. Jacket rubbed, 1/2 inch closed tear to top edge, light crease down jacket spine. 1967 Hard Cover. xv, 299 pp. 8vo. This volume represents, under one cover, the major work of the man whom critics and readers have designated the authentic poet of his American generation. For this collection, James Dickey has selected from his four published books all those poems that reflect his truest interests and his growth as an artist. He has added more than a score of new poems – in effect, a new book in themselves – that have not previously been published in vol... View more info

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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

By: Dickinson, Emily; Johnson, Thomas H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292704

ISBN: 0316184144

Condition: Near Fine


Modern printing. Green lettering on jacket spine ('Emily Dickinson') faded, the rest of the spine text still clear. 1960 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 770 pp. 8vo. The first complete collection of Dickinson's poetry, which was not published until nearly 70 years her death. Almost none of her poems were published during her lifetime, and those published posthumously appeared in three separate volumes between 1890 and 1896. This edition provides a brief introduction, a bibliography of previous collections, a subject index, and an index of first lines. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – Ma... View more info

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Holy the Firm

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270663

ISBN: 0060105283

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Binding weaken between pages 12 and 13, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 76, [4] pp. 8vo. A short work by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. In 1975 Annie Dillard took up residence on an island in Puget Sound in a wooded room furnished with one enormous window, one cat, one spider and one person. For the next two years she asked herself questions about time, reality, sacrifice death, and the will of God. In Holy the Firm she writes about... View more info

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Encounters with Chinese Writers

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270666

ISBN: 0819551309

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on title page ('Merry Christmas, Annie Dillard'). Top page edge lightly foxed. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [x], 106, [4] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author describes her experiences as part of a group of American writers meeting with Chinese authors in China and the United States. View more info

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Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery

By: Dillingham, Rick; Brody, J.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2002

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2281361

ISBN: 0826314996

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Bottom edges of first few pages slightly crinkled. 2002 Large Softcover. xix, 289 pp. In 1974 Seven Families in Pueblo Pottery was published to accompany an exhibit at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology: twenty years later there are some 80,000 copies in print. Like Seven Families, this updated and greatly enlarged version by Rick Dillingham, who curated the original exhibition, includes portraits of the potters, color photographs of their work, and a statement by each potter about the work of his or her family. In addition to the original seven--the Chino and Lewis families (A... View more info

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne, and The Complete Poetry of William Blake (The Modern Library)

By: Donne, John; Blake, William; Hillyer, Robert Silliman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1941

Seller ID: 2275017

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, rear hinge starting, owner's stamp on front endpaper, half-title page and title page slightly stuck together. 1941 Hard Cover. lv, 1045 pp. ABOUT JOHN DONNE: John Donne (/d?n/ DUN; 22 January 1572[1] – 31 March 1631)[2] was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poems, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness... View more info

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Manhattan Transfer (Houghton Mifflin Company Sentry Edition 26)

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1953

Seller ID: 2198540

Condition: Very Good


1980s reprint. Lightly toned, ink name on half-title page. 1953 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 404 pp. Manhattan Transfer is a novel by John Dos Passos published in 1925. It focuses on the urban life of New York City in the Jazz Age as told through a series of overlapping individual stories. It is considered to be one of Dos Passos' most important works. The book attacks the consumerism and social indifference of contemporary urban life, portraying a Manhattan that is merciless yet teeming with energy and restlessness. The book shows some of Dos Passos' experime... 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 fictionalized description of Capri's residents and visitors. The novel's discussion of moral and sexual issues caused considera... View more info

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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argus Books: 1929

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2130071

Condition: Very Good


Fourth American edition, illustrated, one of 2000 copies (Woolf A19l), and the only edition to include John Austen's illustrations. Spine & edges toned, boards lightly rubbed. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288; 300 pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles, gilt top page ridge. The author's most famous novel, originally published in 1917. This version includes beautiful full-page color illustrations and 50 chapter headings by John Austen specially commissioned for this edition (the illustrations for the first illustrated edition were done by Valenti Angelo). Austen... View more info

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The Genius

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boni and Liveright: 1923

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293330

Condition: Near Fine


1923 reissue, following the 1916 withdrawal of the John Lane edition by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. Pencil name on front endpaper, spine and top edge slightly faded. We have more books available by this author!. x, 736 pp. Tall 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles decorations. A controversial novel by the author of An American Tragedy and Sister Carrie. View more info

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An American Tragedy (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Dreiser, Theodore; Hansen, Harry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1982

Seller ID: 2144217

Condition: Fine


1982 Full-Leather. x, 556 pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, beige ribbon marker bound in. Dreiser's famous fictionalization of the upstate New York trial of Chester Gillette for the murder of Grace Brown, with an introduction by Harry Hansen and illustrations by Reginald Marsh. View more info