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Celebrated Short Stories Being the most Famous Series of Stories ever Published Especially Selected for this Edition

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Leslie-Judge Company: 1915

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22696


Publisher's quarter black cloth over marbled boards, foredge deckle, top edge black, some pages uncut. Illustrated with B&W illustrations by Jess Emily Brangs . Spines sunned and slightly stained, ffeps foxed, title page of volume III loose, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. GOOD . B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Education of Henry Adams

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1931

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 23344


Publisher's full grey cloth, top edge green, gilt lettering on spine and cover, illustrated endpapers. . Spine faded, rear covers soiled, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 301 pp View more info

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SHARDIK

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Avon Books: 1976

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 4571


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. 12mo. 620 pp. Unmarked, rear covers has fold, else very good. GOOD+.. Mass Market Paperback. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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A Visit to The House of Seven Gables

By: Ahl, Henry Curtis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15247


15 page booklet, bound in tan wrappers with a black and tan illustration of the house on the front cover. Illustrated with B&W drawings done by the author. . Covers have a few droplet marks and the bottom edge of the front cover has insect damage, else unmarked, square and tight. VERY GOOD. . B&W drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 15 pp View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights: A Noble and Joyous History

By: Allen, Philip Schuyler (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 226


Publisher's full black cloth, silver and decoration on spine, silver lettering and color paste-down on cover, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated in color by Mead Schaffer and John R. Neill. . Corners, head and heel of spine slightly worn, spine separated at hinge. Text block tight and square. GOOD. . The Windermere Series Series. Color Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xiii, 455 pp View more info

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Lionel Asbo: State of England

By: Amis, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2012

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23024


Quarter black cloth over yellow boards, fore-edge deckle. . Dust jacket stretched and slightly water damaged, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. FINE/VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 255 pp View more info

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East River

By: Asch, Sholem

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15604


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering and gilt border on cover, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Minimal wear to head and heel of spine with some fading, cover slightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, former owner's signature and date on fep, stains on endpapers and some other pages, otherwise volume is in near fine condition. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (iii), 437 pp View more info

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The Pendragon Chronicles

By: Ashley, Mike (Ed )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Peter Bedrick Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 228


Quarter bound in dark blue cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear including small closed tear at top of front panel, else fine. AS NEW/NEAR FINE . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), (i), 395, (1) pp View more info

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THE PENDRAGON CHRONICLES: HEROIC FANTASY FROM THE TIME OF KING ARTHUR

By: Ashley, Mike (Ed )

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Peter Bedrick Books: 1990

Edition: 1st American Edition (stated). 1

Seller ID: 5363


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. 8vo. 395, (1) pp. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy. The volume is in perfect condition. The dust jacket is very lightly shelf-worn, else as new. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. Anthology of sixteen Arthurian-based stories by sf and fantasy authors: includes a fifteen page survey of Arthurian fiction. . Book Club Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Dickens Digest Four Great Dickens Masterpieces Condensed for the Modern Reader

By: Aswell, Mary Louise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill: 1943

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15018


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, green endpapers, deckled pages. Illustrated with B&W drawings and tinted color drawings.. Volume shows slight shelf-wear, top corners bent and bumped, slightly faded covers, some tanning to pages, gilt lettering on spine faded, else fine. VERY GOOD.. B&W drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. (viii), 542 pp View more info

The Winthrop Covenant

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 13435


Stated First Edition (preceding the Houghton, Mifflin trade edition). Includes a special author's message to subscribers not found in the trade edition. Publisher's full brown cloth, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration in each compartments, multiple gilt borders on covers, moire silk endpapers, a.e.g., silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with full-page plates by Jerry Pinkney. . The volume is in perfect, pristine co... View more info

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The Temple and the Lodge

By: Baigent, Michael; Richard Leigh

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Arcade Publishing: 1989

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition. 1

Seller ID: 25661


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with B&W photographs and reproductions. . Volume shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xiv), 306 pp View more info

The Collectors

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17442


Quarter black cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine, endpapers illustrated with psalms. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (v), 438 pp View more info

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The Collectors

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 21280


Quarter black cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine, endpapers illustrated with psalms. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), 438, (1) pp View more info

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The Sign of the Cat and Racket; Bachelor's Establishment (Volume IV of V)

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Avil Publishing Company: 1901

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22792


Publisher's full blue cloth, black and red lettering on spine . Spine slightly sunned, foredge foxed, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD . The Works of Honore de Balzac Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 380 pp View more info

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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1944

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15233


Full beige boards with green panel on cover and spine, beige lettering on cover and spine. . Volume is soiled, shelf-wear to head and heel of spine, ffep stained, back endpaper has typed article pasted in, else very good. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (iv), 245 pp View more info

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John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company: 1954

Edition: BOMC. 1

Seller ID: 15281


Publisher's dark blue cloth over gray boards with dark blue bugler illustration on the front board, orange lettering on the spine. Illustrated with duo-tone drawings by Fritz Kredel and Warren Chappell. . The heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket is dust soiled, slightly chipped at the spine ends and on the rear flap and has one small reddish smear on the front cover. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD-. . Pop-Up. D... View more info

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John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22711


Publisher's full black cloth, white lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle . Spine sunned, previous owner's signature on ffep, else tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD- . Pop-Up. Duo tone drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xvi, 378 pp View more info

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The Reluctant Patriot An Italian Tragedy

By: Bernardi, Edward Piacentini

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15095


Signed by the author on the half-title page. Publisher's full brown paper-covered boards with white lettering on spine. . Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEW/NEW. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 238 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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The Romance of Tristan: and the Tale of Tristan's Madness

By: Beroul

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 4785


Translated together for the first time and with an Introduction by Alan S. Fedrick. Publisher's glossy wraps. 8vo. 171, (5) pp. Includes Notes and Index of Names. This is an unmarked copy, tight, square and clean. FINE.. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info