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A Long Fatal Love Chase

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Dell Book: 1997

Seller ID: 2295964

ISBN: 0440223016

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper creased, pages faintly toned. 1997 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 356 pp. I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom, cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her remote island home, ready to take Rosamond to her word. Spellbound by the mysterious Philip Tempest, Rosamond is seduced with promises of love and freedom, then spirited away on Tempest's sumptuous yacht. But she soon finds herself trapped in a web of intrigue, cruelty, and deceit. ... View more info

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Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265801

Condition: Near Fine


42nd printing. Front jacket flap corners trimmed, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. vi, 341, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel set during the portion of the French Revolution known as the Reign of Terror. The story of Sir Percy Blakeney, a chivalrous Englishman married to the beautiful French actress, Marguerite St. Just, with whom he pretends to be a slow-witted dandy. However this is but a ruse to hide his true identity as the Scarlet Pimpernel, who with his “League of the Scarlet Pimpernel”, a secret society of English aristocrats, rescue French royalists before they can be marched atop ... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $20.00

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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Old Goriot

By: De Balzac, Honore; Marriage, Ellen; Mauriac, Francois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261267

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 4N laid in. Spine a bit faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xv, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage, with an introduction by Francois Mauriac, and illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan. Old Goriot or Father Goriot) is an 1835 novel by French novelist and playwright Honore de Balzac (1799–1850), included in the Scenes de la vie Parisienne section of his novel sequence La Comedie humaine. Set in Paris in 1819, it follows the intertwined lives of three characters: the elderly doting Goriot; a mysterious... View more info

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The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286282

ISBN: 1566195446

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 628 pp. The Three Musketeers (French: Les Trois Mousquetaires [le t?wa musk?t??]) is a historical adventure novel written in 1844 by French author Alexandre Dumas. Situated between 1625 and 1628, it recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan (based on Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan) after he leaves home to travel to Paris, to join the Musketeers of the Guard. Although d'Artagnan is not able to join this elite corps immediately, he befriends the three most formidable musketeers of the ... View more info

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Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261263

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XI:24 laid in. Spine slightly faded, slipcase a bit rubbed (mostly to base). 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 496 pp. Introduction by Ben Ray Redman, illustrations by Edy LeGrand throughout. Twenty Years After is a novel by Alexandre Dumas. This sequel to The Three Musketeers and a book of the so-called D'Artagnan Romances (the third and last book being The Vicomte de Bragelonne, including the famous volume, Man in the Iron Mask) was serialized from January to August, 1845. The novel follows events in France during L... View more info

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Twenty Years After: A Historical Romance (Being the Continuation of The Three Guardsmen)

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1915

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266810

Condition: Good


No jacket, faint stain on front board, hinges starting, no publisher date (circa early 1900's), bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pencil name on front endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 513 pp. Twenty Years After is a novel by Alexandre Dumas. This sequel to The Three Musketeers and a book of the so-called D'Artagnan Romances (the third and last book being The Vicomte de Bragelonne, including the famous volume, Man in the Iron Mask) was serialized from January to August, 1845. The novel follows events in France during La Fro... View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: Flaubert, Gustave; May, J. Lewis; De Lacretelle, Jacques

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2205694

Condition: Near Fine


1978 Full-Leather. xv, [3], 375 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Flaubert's moving tale of a woman living beyond her means. Color frontispiece, engravings in text. View more info

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Madame Bovary: A Story of Provincial Life (The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books)

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Steegmuller, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 2285613

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Hard Cover. 423, [5] pp. 8vo. Maroon leather spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by Francis Steegmuller, with illustrations by Malcolm Liepke. Includes a special message for subscribers to The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books. In Madame Bovary, his story of a shallow, deluded, unfaithful, but consistently compelling woman living in the provinces of nineteenth-century France, Gustave Flaubert invented not only the modern novel but also a modern attitude toward human charact... View more info

Image for Hugo's Works, in Ten Volumes: Les Miserables (3 Vols.); Hans of Iceland; Dramas (2 Vols.); Notre Dame de Paris; The Toilers of the Sea; Poems & The History of a Crime; The Man Who Laughs; Ninety-Three & Bug-Jargal & Claude Gueux

Hugo's Works, in Ten Volumes: Les Miserables (3 Vols.); Hans of Iceland; Dramas (2 Vols.); Notre Dame de Paris; The Toilers of the Sea; Poems & The History of a Crime; The Man Who Laughs; Ninety-Three & Bug-Jargal & Claude Gueux

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Merrill and Baker:

Seller ID: 1806245

Condition: Very Good


Spine of 'Man Who Laughs' rubbed, a few volumes have weak or loosening front hinge. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in ten volumes. English text. Original red cloth, gilt titles. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France. In France, Hugo's literary reputation rests primarily on his poetic and dramatic output and only secondarily on his novels. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Legende des siècles stand particu... View more info

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The Heptameron: Tales and Novels of Marguerite, Queen of Navarre

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291627

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Numbered 1844 of 2000. No jacket. Minor general wear. 1924 Hard Cover. xxv, 385 pp. Green boards with gilt titles and decor on spine and on front board. Top page ridge gilt. In the early 1500s five men and five women find themselves trapped by floods and compelled to take refuge in an abbey high in the Pyrenees. When told they must wait days for a bridge to be repaired, they are inspired - by recalling Boccaccio's Decameron - to pass the time in a cultured manner by each telling a story every day. The stories, however, soon degenerate into a verbal battle between the sexes, as the ... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279356

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Second state. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed.The Moon Is Down, a novel by John Steinbeck fashioned for adaptation for the theatre and for which Steinbeck received the Norwegian King Haakon VII Freedom Cross, was published by Viking Press in March 1942. The sto... View more info

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L'Ingenu (French Text)

By: Voltaire, Francois

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Editions de la Bonne Etoile: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2117111

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #2374 of 2500. Undated, circa 1930. Front joint repaired, spine faded, ink name stamp on title page. 143 pp. 4to. Navy blue leather spine & corners, navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles & rules, marbled endpapers, color plates (some rather risque) by Berthomme Saint-Andre throughout. French text. L'Ingenu, written after Voltaire's most well-known work Candide, is a darker tale in which an American Indian records his impressions of France. View more info