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The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold, Complete Edition with Biographical Introduction [Poems of Matthew Arnold]

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. / Norwood Press: 1897

Seller ID: 2290943

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear, ink name and year (1908) on front flyleaf. 1897 Half-Leather. xxvii, [1], 502 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine and corners, green morocco spine label, marbled paper over boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispiece of author. A collection of poetry by British poet Matthew Arnold, with biographical introduction and bibliography preceding text. View more info

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Shirley (The Home Library)

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: A. L. Burt Company: 1920

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2303241

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1920 reissue. No jacket. Boards lightly soiled, front hinge starting. We have more books available by this author!. 505 pp. Red boards. Top page ridge gilt. Shirley, A Tale is a social novel by the English novelist Charlotte Brontë, first published in 1849. It was Brontë's second published novel after Jane Eyre (originally published under Brontë's pseudonym Currer Bell). The novel is set in Yorkshire in 1811–12, during the industrial depression resulting from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. The novel is set against the backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire text... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Seller ID: 2303474

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines lightly rubbed (minimal loss of gilt), owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume, slipcase corners a bit rubbed with light discoloration to slipcase spine base. This edition is particularly prone to toning of the boards, which we do not see in this example - an unusually attractive copy of this set. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridg... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266404

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Edges rubbed, boards toned (as usual), front hinge of both volumes just starting. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270872

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Boards lightly toned, corners lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the title J... View more info

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Sonnets from the Portuguese: A Celebration of Love

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2263238

ISBN: 031274501X

Condition: Near Fine


Very faint pink stain on jacket front, general light wear to jacket. 1986 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was a prolific writer and reviewer in the Victorian period, and in her lifetime, her reputation as a poet was at least as great as that of her husband, poet Robert Browning. Some of her poetry has been noted in recent years for strong feminist themes, but the poems for which Elizabeth Barrett Browning is undoubtedly best know are Sonnets from the Portuguese. Written for Robert Browning, who had affectionately nicknamed... View more info

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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Morris, William; Winterich, John T.

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260541

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Jacket toned with some loss along edges, a few light spots on jacket spine. 1958 Large Hardcover. xx, 554 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400?) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales. Sometimes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is credited by some scholars as the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular English language, rather than French or Latin.... View more info

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The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Collins: 1960

Seller ID: 2205654

ISBN: 197384804X

Condition: Near Fine


1960 printing. Imitation leather hardcover in publisher's slipcase with clear acetate jacket. An exceptional copy. Widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels, The Moonstone tells of the events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious (and cursed) yellow diamond. T. S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre, including a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who happen to be present when it is committed, and two police officers who... View more info

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The Moonstone (Penguin Classics)

By: Collins, Wilkie; Kemp, Sandra

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275889

ISBN: 0140434089

Condition: Good


First printing. A few minor creases to wrappers, a few light stains to rear wrapper, pages faintly toned. 1998 Trade Paperback. xxxix, 477 pp. The Moonstone, a yellow diamond looted from an Indian temple and believed to bring bad luck to its owner, is bequeathed to Rachel Verinder on her eighteenth birthday. That very night the priceless stone is stolen again and when Sergeant Cuff is brought in to investigate the crime, he soon realizes that no one in Rachel’s household is above suspicion. Hailed by T. S. Eliot as the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels, The ... View more info

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The Rover: A Story of Napoleonic Times

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276926

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Very good in fair jacket. Rear hinge repaired, jacket toned and splitting along flap seams. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 8 x 5 5/8. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles. Author's last complete novel, depicting the rivalry of the French and English in the Mediterranean at the time of the French Revolution. An epigraph Conrad placed on the title page of this work, taken from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, later became his epitaph. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born English-language novelist who in 1886 became a... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Collins: 1964

Seller ID: 2287618

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. A near fine copy in a very good slipcase. Slipcase corners lightly rubbed. 1964 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. Red flexible leatherette binding. Top page ridge gilt. The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper in 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences.[1] The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel.[2] The Last of the Mohicans is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the... 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  $32.00

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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Footsteps of Scott

By: Crockett, W.S.; Scott, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: George W. Jacbos & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 2205393

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa early 1900s), tipped in color plates, spine toned, edges rubbed, front hinge starting, ink name. 1907 Hard Cover. 218 pp. Tipped in color plates. Illustrations by Tom Scott. CONTENTS: Walter Scott's Land; Marriage and The Minstrelsy; Ashestiel and the Verse Romances; Abbotsford; Footprints of Waverley; Fair Melrose; The Last Phase; Scott To-Day. Excerpt from Footsteps of Scott: But if the range of genius is to delimit the Country of Sir Walter, not all the inspiration of his own, his native land were sufficient for such a Master. True to the old moss-trooping tradition... View more info

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The Uncommercial Traveler and Reprinted Pieces: Edition De Luxe

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Nottingham Society: 1909

Seller ID: 2205005

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A volume from the Edition de Luxe of Dickens's collected works. A thousand sets of this limited edition were printed for subscribers only. Two books in one volume. iv, 350 pp.; iv, 352 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth hardcover binding, paper spine label, gilt top page ridge. This volume not only combines the two famous collections of Dickens's contributions to All the Year Round and Household Words but also includes the following items not published in other volumes of this edition -- The Lamplighter, To Be Read at Dusk, ... View more info

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Little Dorrit

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Bradbury & Evans: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271960

Condition: Fair


First edition (three-line errata on p. xiv, William for Frederick on p. 317). Sold as is, an ideal copy for restoration to your specifications. Text block separated from cover, most of spine label lost, boards rubbed. Pencil name on front flyleaf. 1857 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Half-leather, marbled boards. Illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Amy Dorrit’s father is not very good with money. She was born in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison and has lived there with her family for all of her twenty-two years, only leaving during the ... View more info

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The Chimes

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton / Hasell, Watson & Viney, Ld.: 1913

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287788

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, front and end matter a bit toned, small bookseller ticket on front endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 137, [1] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles, gilt and blind-stamped decorations, grey endpapers with holiday bell (chime) motif. Tipped in color plates by Hugh Thomson. A short holiday novel, published a year after A Christmas Carol, which represents the second in Dickens's five-volume Christmas Books series. View more info

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A Child's History of England (Peoples Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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

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The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2278006

Condition: Good


Early reprint. Hinges weakening, page ridges a bit foxed. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. 8vo. The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes contains Conan Doyle's last twelve stories about his great fictional detective. Compared with earlier collections these tales are darker, exploring such themes as treachery, mutilation and the terrible consequences of infidelity, and containing such gothic touches as a blood-sucking vampire and crypts at midnight. View more info

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The Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Four Novels and the Fifty-Six Short Stories Complete

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan; Baring-Gould, William S.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Wings Books: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269620

ISBN: 0517481022

Condition: Very Good


Pages a bit toned. 1992 Large Hardcover. Complete in one volume. 688; 824 pp. A standard work for collectors of Sherlockiana, including all four novels and fifty-six short stories, with extensive additional content. ABOUT THE EDITOR: William Stuart Baring-Gould (1913–1967) was a noted Sherlock Holmes scholar, best known as the author of the influential 1962 fictional biography, Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A life of the world's first consulting detective. In 1955, Baring-Gould privately published The Chronological Holmes, an attempt to lay out, in chronological order, all the events allu... View more info

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The Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Four Novels and the Fifty-Six Short Stories Complete in Two Volumes (Vol. 1 [I] & 2 [II])

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan; Baring-Gould, William S. (Editor)

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2291429

ISBN: 0517502917

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, 11th printing. Lacks slipcase, includes original jackets. A couple small tears to jacket edges, jacket spines faded. 1974 Large Hardcover. Complete in two hardcover volumes. 688 pp; 824 pp. A standard work for collectors of Sherlockiana, including all four novels and fifty-six short stories, with extensive additional content. ABOUT THE EDITOR: William Stuart Baring-Gould (1913–1967) was a noted Sherlock Holmes scholar, best known as the author of the influential 1962 fictional biography, Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A life of the world's first consulting detective. In 195... 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 example of the once thriving genre of satirical ballad opera to remain popular today. Ballad operas were satiric musical plays ... View more info

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The Beggar's Opera: A Faithful Reproduction of the 1729 Edition, which includes the Words and Music of all the Airs, as well as the Score for the Overture, with Commentaries on the Literary and Musical Background and with the Original Words of All the Airs That John Gay Adapted for This Work

By: Gay, John; Kronenberger, Louis; Goberman, Max

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Argonaut Books, Publishers: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293009

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Front panel of slipcase lightly stained, slipcase edges a bit rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1961 Hard Cover. xxiii, [9], 56, xxv-liv. 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 example of the once thriving genre of satirical ballad opera to remain popular today. Ballad operas were satiric musical plays that used some of the conventions of opera, but without recitative. The lyrics of the airs in the piece... View more info

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Ulysses (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books) (Modern Library Giant G52)

By: Joyce, James; Ernst, Morris L.; Woolsey, John M.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: 1951249

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, ink & pencil underlining in text. Article celebrating Joyce's 100th birthday laid in. 1946 Hard Cover. xvii, 768 pp. Includes foreword by Morris L. Ernst, as well as the decision of the United States District Court rendered by Judge John M. Woolsey, which lifted the ban imposed on the book by the Tariff Act of 1930. Ulysses is a novel by James Joyce, first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on February 2, 1922, in Paris. Many consider it ... View more info

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The Brushwood Boy

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Doubleday and McClure Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199334

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Ink name on half-title page, binding just beginning to weaken, spine slightly faded. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 119 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4. Original blue-green cloth, gilt titles, black design with silver moon on front cover, gilt top page ridge, decorative endpapers. Black & white illustrations by Orson Lowell throughout. The first separate publication of this title, following its appearance in Century Magazine (1895) and the collection of stories entitled The Day's Work (1898). A separate British edition followed in 1907, the year Kiplin... View more info

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The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1903

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283860

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled, blank owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 152 pp. 4to. Blue-grey cloth, decorative boards with gilt titles. Color frontispiece and color and black-and-white plates by Howard Chandler Christy. Decorative backgrounds and borders throughout. CONTENTS: Miles Standish; Love and Friendship; The Lover's Errand; John Alden; The Sailing of the May Flower; Priscilla; The March of Miles Standish; The Spinning-Wheel; The Wedding-Day. The Courtship of Miles Standish is an 1858 narrative poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow a... View more info

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The Courtship of Miles Standish

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1903

Seller ID: 2291309

Condition: Very Good


Ink name and date on front endpaper, small spot on front corner. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 152 pp. 4to. Blue-grey cloth, decorative boards with gilt titles. Color frontispiece and color and black-and-white plates by Howard Chandler Christy. Decorative backgrounds and borders throughout. CONTENTS: Miles Standish; Love and Friendship; The Lover's Errand; John Alden; The Sailing of the May Flower; Priscilla; The March of Miles Standish; The Spinning-Wheel; The Wedding-Day. The Courtship of Miles Standish is an 1858 narrative poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ... View more info

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Romeo and Juliet, Painted by Ludovic Marchetti, Lucius Rossi, Oreste Cortazzo

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Raphael Tuck and Sons, London / The Fine Art Works: 1880

Seller ID: 2081483

Condition: Good


Binding shaken - could use recasing, boards lightly soiled with light stain to base of front board, edge of RFEP a bit worn, two 1/4 inch tears to spine foot, pencil gift note on front flyleaf dated 1890. Pages are clean with no marks or foxing, with the exception of the rear endpapers which are very lightly foxed. Very minor transfer visible on pages opposite the bolder images. 1880 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 43, [1] pp. Folio. Boards are half red half pink cloth, split into two columns by single gilt rule. Gilt title on front board with cameo portrait of S... View more info

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Three Plays for Puritans: The Devil's Disciple; Caesar & Cleopatra; and Captain Brasshound's Conversion.

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd.: 1901

Seller ID: 2289770

Condition: Very Good


1912 7th printing. Rebound in half leather. Edges rubbed, spine toned, pencil name and address on rear endpaper. 1901 Half-Leather. xxxvii, [5], 308, [6] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine and corners, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait of Lieut. General Burgoyne precedes text. Three plays by the the British playwright best known for Pygmalion, which was adapted as the musical My Fair Lady. Includes: The Devil's Disciple, Ceasar & Cleopatra, Captain Brasshound's Conversion. View more info

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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Marquesan Edition De Luxe, in Ten [10] Volumes -- New Arabian Nights & The Dynamiter; Treasure Island & Kidnapped; The Black Arrow & The Merry Men and Other Tales; Master of Ballantrae & Prince Otto; An Inland Voyage & Travels with a Donkey & Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Etc.; Memories and Portraits & Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers; In the South Seas & Letters from Samoa, Etc.; Poems, Ballads and Plays; Across the Plains & Essays and Reviews; Familiar Studies & A Family of Engineers & An Essay on Stevenson

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Bigelow, Charles Curtis; Scott, Temple; Stephen, Leslie

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: The Davos Press: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2023219

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #771 of 1000 sets. Corners a bit rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. xviii, 532; xviii, 434; xvi, 506; xviii, 428; xv, 485; 456; xi, [2], 469; 464; 477; 462. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. A collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's works, with a critical essay by Leslie Stephen, and a biographical essay by Sidney Colvin. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World (McKay's Colored Classics)

By: Swift, Dean [Jonathan]; Waller, John Francis

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2178407

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1910. Hinges repaired, minor bookplate remnants on endpapers. 446 pp. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. 10 color plates and 50 wood engravings. Part of a series of illustrated classics, each 'illustrated by 10 full-page colored plates, printed in eight colors, and numerous wood cuts from designs by Sir John Gilbert, Harrison Weir, Walter Crane, J.D. Watson, John Tenniel, and other preeminent artists.' Includes a biographical sketch of the author by John Francis Waller, and an introduction providing some history of the work. From the preeminent prose satirist in the English language... View more info