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Jo's Boys (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272414

Condition: Very Good


One-inch tear along edge of front jacket flap previously mended with tape, half-inch and quarter-inch tear along bottom edge of jacket rear, half-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 338 pp. Includes color frontispiece and plates. Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to Little Men is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1886. The novel is the final book in the unofficia... View more info

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Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00  $236.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an int... View more info

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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261268

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VII: 26. Slipcase toned. 1961 Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pp. 8vo. 'Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?' This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of E... View more info

Wieland; or The Transformation and Memoirs of Carwin, The Biloquist (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Brown, Charles Brockden; Elliott, Emory (Editor)

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 1501248

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Minimal ink marks on only a few pages, sticker on back cover. 1998 Trade Paperback. xxxv, 294 pp. One of the earliest major American novels, Wieland (1798) is a thrilling tale of suspense and intrigue set in rural Pennsylvania in the 1760s. Based on an actual case of a New York farmer who murdered his family, the novel employs Gothic devices and sensational elements such as spontaneous combustion, ventriloquism, and religious fanaticism. Also included is Me... 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 ... View more info

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The Three Musketeers

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Pevear, Richard

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Viking: 2006

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2286550

ISBN: 0670037796

Condition: Very Good


Top and bottom edge of front jacket panel bumped. Pages very faintly toned. 2006 Hard Cover. xxiii, 704 pp. Translated with an Introduction by Richard Pevear. The Three Musketeers is the most famous of Alexandre Dumas’s historical novels and one of the most popular adventure stories ever written. Now in a bracing new translation, this swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of d’Artagnan, a brash young man from the countryside who journeys to Paris in 1625 hopin... 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  $12.00

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 famou... View more info

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Sentimental Education (Penguin Classics)

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Baldick, Robert (Translator)

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1982

Seller ID: 1500896

Condition: Good


Cover corners creased, faint stain along top page edge, pages toned. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. 430 pp. Translated from the French by Robert Baldick. Based on Flaubert’s own youthful passion for an older woman, Sentimental Education was described by its author as 'the moral history of the men of my generation.' It follows the amorous adventures of Frederic Moreau, a law student who, returning home to Normandy from Paris, notices Mme Arnoux, a slender, dark woman sever... 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  $8.00

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 n... View more info

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Hosseini, Khaled

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202201

ISBN: 1594489505

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. It's difficult to imagine a harder first act to follow than The Kite Runner: a debut novel by an unknown writer about a country many readers knew little about that has gone on to have over four million copies in print worldwide. But when preview copies of Khaled Hosseini's second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, started circulating, re... View more info

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All Quiet on the Western Front

By: Remarque, Erich Maria; Wheen, A.W.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1929

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2198420

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing of American edition. Boards lightly soiled and toned as usual. 1929 Hard Cover. 291 pp. 8vo. The famous World War I novel in English translation - originally published in German as Im Westen Nichts Neues just five months earlier. It was adapted to film in 1930. View more info

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Ivanhoe (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Scott, Walter; Templeton, Laurence

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2285622

Condition: Near Fine


1977 Full-Leather. xxvi, 471, [1] pp. 8vo. Original maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Sewn binding. Introduction by Laurence Templeton, illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Ivanhoe is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It was written in 1819, and is set in 12th-century England, and is an example of historical fiction. Ivanhoe is sometimes creditted for increasing interest in Romanticism and Medievalism... View more info

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Ivanhoe (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Scott, Walter; Templeton, Laurence

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2287027

Condition: Good


Edges stained, front and end matter foxed. 1977 Full-Leather. xxvi, 471, [1] pp. 8vo. Original maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Sewn binding. Introduction by Laurence Templeton, illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Ivanhoe is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It was written in 1819, and is set in 12th-century England, and is an example of historical fiction. Ivanhoe is sometimes creditted for increas... View more info

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A World to Win

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202308

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine slightly cocked, pages toned.Half inch chip across length of bottom of jacket spine, multiple minor chips and tears to jacket, jacket edges heavily rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. 627 pp. A World to Win is the seventh novel in Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. First published in 1946, the story covers the period from 1940 to 1942.At the opening of this story--in Vinchy in 1940--Lanny Budd has been the intimate of the world's great--famous and notorious--f... View more info

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A World to Win

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Viking Press: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2269265

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lacks jacket. Top corners a bit rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 627, [5] pp. 8vo. A World to Win is the seventh novel in Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. First published in 1946, the story covers the period from 1940 to 1942. At the opening of this story--in Vinchy in 1940--Lanny Budd has been the intimate of the world's great--famous and notorious--for more than twenty years. Outwardly the friend and con... View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Signet Classics)

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander; Bogosian, Eric

Price: $3.50  $2.80

Publisher: Signet Classics: 2008

Seller ID: 2261957

ISBN: 0451531043

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, writing on bottom page ridge, notes on last page and rear wrapper recto. 2008 Mass Market Paperback. xx, 151 pp. In the madness of World War II, a dutiful Russian soldier is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to ten years in a Siberian labor camp. So begins this masterpiece of modern Russian fiction, a harrowing account of a man who has conceded to all things evil with dignity and strength. First published in 1962, One Day in the Lif... View more info

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The Red and the Black (The Franklin Library)

By: Stendhal [Marie-Henri Beyle]; Tergie, Charles (Translator)

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2285597

Condition: Good


Some loss of gilt from page edges, endpapers lightly smudged. 1981 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 496 pp. 8vo. Original crimson leatherette, gilt titles and decorations, four raised spine bands, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. Illustrations by Jean Paul Quint, taken from the original French edition. Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black), subtitle Chronique du XIXe siécle ('Chronicle of the 19th century'), is an historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal... View more info

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The Red and the Black (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 157)

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262777

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, 1941-1955 based on jacket design (Toledano 157.2). Minimal pencil notes to first few pages, pencil name on page ridge, jacket corners a bit rubbed, jacket toned. 1926 Hard Cover. iii, 287, [1], vi, 349, [3] pp. Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrief. Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life-by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Julien ultimately commits a crim... View more info

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The Beach of Falesa

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Furnas, J.C. (Introduction)

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club / The Ward Ritchie Press: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2265332

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #1059 of 1500 copies, signed by the artist. Lacks slipcase. Abrasion to base of front board, otherwise an excellent copy. 1956 Large Hardcover. xv, [3], 113, [5] pp. Numerous illustrations by Millard Sheets throughout, with an introduction by J.C. Furnas. The Beach of Falesa is a short story by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. It was first published in the Illustrated London News in 1892, and later published in book form in the short-story collect... View more info