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Select Speeches of Daniel Webster 1817-1845

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Boston, D.C. Heath & Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10594

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, orange lettering on spine, t.e.g. (brown). Includes Preface, Introduction and Notes by A. J. George, Litt. D. . Head of spine is worn, small brown spot on cover, back cover sunned, corners bowed, edges soiled, endpapers browned, former owner's name on ffep, pencil notations on rep, else very good. GOOD. . Heath's English Classics Series. 12mo 7" - 7½" . xiii, 392 pp View more info

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Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter translation ascribed to Oscar Wilde

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, (Privately Printed): 1930

Edition: Limited Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11431

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Limited Edition. 1200 copies of which this volume is #359. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. All edges deckle. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 236 pp View more info

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What Will The World Say?

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16146

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth with blind stamped decoration on covers, gilt decoration and lettering on spine, pale yellow endpapers. . Head and heel of spine and upper tip of front cover are rubbed with some loss, spine is cocked, hinges are cracked, former owner's name stamped on fep, half-title and title page, some pressed flowers have broken up and stains, p. 368 is rubbed and has a small hole affecting a few letters in the text, covers lightly dust-soiled. Reading ... View more info

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Granta: The Magazine of New Writing (No. 118)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Granta Publications: N.D.

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21621

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Some of the featured writers in this issue include Ann Beattie, Adrienne Rich, Anne Tyler, Aleksandar Hemon, Alice Munro, and Claire Messud; with a Photo essay by Stacy Kranitz . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Granta Magazine Series. Vol. 118. B&W & Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 256 pp View more info

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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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 Arabian Nights' Entertainments

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, W. B. Conkey Company: N.D.

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 22778

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, embellishment of a compass on cover, . Spine sunned, previous owner's signatuer on ffep, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 771 pp View more info

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From Many Lands

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1940

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12122

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Stated First Edition. Inscribed by author on ffep. . Front and rear endpapers browned, former owner's signature on half-title else fine. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has many tear with large sections of loss. VERY GOOD/POOR. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xx), 350 pp. Signed by Author 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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

The Spectator (Three Volumes, Complete): A New Edition, Reproducing the Original Text, Both as First Issued and as Corrected by its Authors

By: Addison, Joseph; Richard Steele; Henry Morley (Intro)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1891

Edition: New Revised Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 24588

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Bound in half brown morocco over marbled boards by John Bumpus of Oxford Street; spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt borders in remainder, gilt borders on covers, t.e.g., marbled, endpapers. These three volumes include all 632 issues of The Spectator. They also include Translations of the Mottos, Some Advertisements from the Original Issues of The Spectator, and a detailed Index. The Spectator was a daily publ... View more info

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De Coverley Papers

By: Addison, Joseph; Samuel Thurber (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1892

Edition: First Edition. First Edition

Seller ID: 25567

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper-covered boards, lettering on spine and cover. In the second number of Addison and Steele’s SPECTATOR papers eighteenth-century readers were introduced to the members of “The Club.” Heading the list of those characters who, among them, were intended to represent the entire range of public opinion and enlightened bias for the London of 1711 was “a gentleman of Worcestershire, of ancient descent, a baronet, his name Sir Roger de Coverley.” ... View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2003

Edition: Stated First Edition. Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 12063

ISBN: 0786868716

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall. (7), 196 pp View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2003

Edition: -. -

Seller ID: 24790

ISBN: 0786868716

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red paper over red boards, gilt lettering on cover and spine. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only very mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. (7), 196 pp View more info

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In a New World

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10846

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's green cloth, black lettering and design on spine and cover. . Head of spine has small tear, corners slightly worn, endpapers browned, spine starting, seam at front and rear endpapers torn, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Myalr, has loss on front panel, several tears and is lightly soiled. VERY GOOD/FAIR. . Victory Alger Series Series. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 246 pp View more info

Struggling Upward

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donahue & Co.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 17177

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's dark orange cloth with black and red illustration of a male cheerleader on the front cover, black lettering on cover and spine. B&W drawing on frontispiece.. Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, spine has been reglued, both hinges cracked with a couple loose pages, rear cover is lightly dust soiled, front cover clean and bright, no markings in book. FAIR.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 248 pp View more info

The Neon Wilderness

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, Doubleday & Co., Inc.: 1947

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9344

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Signed by the author on the ffep. Publisher's full green cloth, brown lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle.. Spine lightly sunned, former owner's name on fep, slightly cocked, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 286 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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The Last Carousel

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $42.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21915

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Publisher's full white linen cloth with shiny red and blue lettering on the spine. . Head and heel of spine have very slight shelf-wear, one tiny smudge on front endpaper, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly rubbed on the spine and one small spot on the front cover. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD+. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 435 pp View more info

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Chicago: City on the Make

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25610

ISBN: 0226013847

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. Volume shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vi), 106 pp View more info

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Brick Lane: A Novel

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2003

Edition: First American Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 11892

ISBN: 0743243307

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in virtually perfect, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 384 pp View more info

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THE DIVINE COMEDY

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1963

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 8242

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on black panel on spine, title blind-stamped on cover, brown endpapers. Illustrated with frontispiece depicting Dante Alighieri plus 69 B&W engravings by Gustave Dore throughout. Translated by Lawrence Grant White. . Top of spine lightly sunned, back board rubbed, top edges of boards slightly sunned, bottom edge soiled, former owner's bookplate on fep, back hinge starting, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has tears at c... View more info

The Works of Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Black's Readers Service: 1950

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17116

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxi, 608 pp View more info