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Getting Up and Going Home

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14224

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Limited First Edition. Full brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration in each compartment, gilt decoration and borders on covers, moire silk endpapers, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker. This limited first edition was published by special arrangement with Simon & Schuster (the publisher of the first trade edition) exclusively for the members of The First Edition Society. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. The First Edition Society Series. Color Illustrations. 8vo 8"... View more info

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The Doll's House

By: Anthony, Evelyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 8646

ISBN: 0060179813

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over blue boards, silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Volume is only lightly sunned, otherwise, tight, square and clean. The price-clipped dust jacket is in unmarked condition. FINE+/VERY GOOD.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (ix), 271 pp View more info

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SONS OF FORTUNE

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 2442

ISBN: 0312313195

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt (red) lettering on spine. . Back spine starting, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has minor shelf-wear, shadow from former price sticker, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 503 pp View more info

Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17713

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full beige cloth, gilt lettering on brown panel on spine, beige endpapers. Illustrated with 32 full-page full-color engravings by Fritz Kredel. Includes address to members of the Heritage Club. . Lettering on spine slightly faded, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. NEAR FINE.. Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xvi), 428 pp View more info

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Tommy and Grizel

By: Barrie, James M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 15337

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, green, red and gilt lettering and decoration on cover. Illustrated with 12 B&W drawings by Bernard Partridge. . Head and heel of spine mildly worn, hinges professionally repaired, new endpapers, corners lightly bumped, former owner's bookplate on ffep, else fine. VERY GOOD.. B&W Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vii), 509 pp View more info

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PARRIS MITCHELL OF KING'S ROW

By: Bellamann, Henry and Katherine

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1948

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 4126

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardcover with dust jacket. 8vo (5.75 x 8.25"). xi, (i), 333, (5) pp. Bound in publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on red label on spine, spine in five compartments separated by gilt borders. T. E. G. (red) fore-edge deckle. These is an old, dried damp-stain along the bottom edge, not affecting any text. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is chipped and worn. Excellent reading copy. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xi, (i), 333, (5) pp View more info

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THE BEST OF FAMILIES

By: Berlin, Ellin

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 6026

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, brown endpapers, fore-edge deckle. 8vo. 330 pp. This is an unopened, unmarked copy. The volume is in virtually perfect condition. The dust jacket is only very lightly chipped at the head and heel of the spine and at the corners. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Book Club Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Lorna Doone

By: Blackmore, R. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co.: c. 1900

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10210

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full flexible burgundy leather, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, author's facsimile signature, gilt, on cover, purple endpapers, t.e.g. nd (c. 1900). Illustrated with full-page B&W drawings by "L. D." and photographs by F. Frith & Co. . Leather moderately worn along edges, and at head and heel of spine, text block unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . Drawings and Photographs. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 640 pp View more info

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Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor

By: Blackmore, R. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17010

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering and brown decoration on spine. Illustrated with color plates and B&W drawings by John Austen. . Spine is slightly sunned, front cover has a few faint, stray marks, else tight, square and clean. In very good slipcase which has light dust soiling on top and bottom edges, some faint finger smudges and one small split. VERY GOOD+.. Color Plates and B&W Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xv, 549 pp View more info

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Wallis and Edward: Letters, 1931-1937: the Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

By: Bloch, Michael (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2648

ISBN: 0671612093

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped ($19.95) dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.5). 367 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's Royal Blue cloth over cream boards, gilt lettering on spine. Endpapers decorated with photographs of letters. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W photographs. This book offers a glimpse inside the romance of Edward VII, the Duke of Windsor, and his beloved American paramour, Wallis Simpson. At the heart of this volume are the extraordinary letters exchanged by the lovers themselves, from their improbable first meeting in 1931 - Wallis socially obscure, Edward then ... View more info

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Just Rewards

By: Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 11975

ISBN: 0312307063

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


VERY GOOD+/VERY GOOD.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 480 pp View more info

Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY and Boston, Books, Inc.: N.D.

Edition: Art-Type Edition. Reprint

Seller ID: 27560

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, spine in five compartments separated by gilt borders, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder. nd (c.1940s). . Gilt on spine mildly rubbed, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEAR FINE. . The World's Popular Classics Series. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. (ii), 371 pp View more info

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Hotel du Lac

By: Brookner, Anita

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1984

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26253

ISBN: 0394542150

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Stated First American Edition. Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over brown boards, brown lettering on spine and cover. Anita Brookner, CBE (1928-2016) was a British award-winning novelist and art historian. She was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge from 1967 to 1968 and was the first woman to hold this visiting professorship. She was awarded the 1984 Man Booker Prize for her novel Hotel du Lac.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has a small closed tear on the bottom edge of the front f... View more info

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THE LIVING REED

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1963

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 6479

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over gray boards, gilt lettering and decoration in medallions on spine and cover, t.e.g. (red), fore-edge deckle. Title page in red and black. . This is an unmarked copy, tight and square, with only slight signs of shelf-wear. FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 478 pp View more info

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Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus. Seventeenth Printing

Seller ID: 15672

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt medallion on cover, gilt lettering on spine, deckle. . Head and heel torn, hinge starting, former owner's label and signature on fep, endpapers tanned and some pages torn, stained, and dogeared, else good. FAIR. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (ix), 368 pp View more info

Answer as a Man

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25320

ISBN: 0399125663

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's ivory cloth over green boards, tan endpapers. . Covers lightly soiled, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket is mildly schpped with one small open tear on the rear panel. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 445 pp View more info

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Theft: A Love Story

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26224

ISBN: 0307263711

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Stated first American Edition. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. From the two-time Booker Prize-winning author and recipient of the Commonwealth Prize comes this new novel about obsession, deception, and redemption, at once an engrossing psychological suspense story and work of highly charged, fiendishly funny literary fiction. This book won the 2006 Vance Palmer Prize, the Victorian Premier's Literary Award prize for fiction.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine, unmarked condition. AS N... View more info

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Five Complete Novels of Dukes and Their Ladies

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 25927

ISBN: 0517146797

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Fully bound in publisher's blue paper, magenta lettering on spine. Volume includes five novels: A Fugitive From Love, Lucifer and the Angel, The Wings of Ecstasy, The River of Love, and A Shaft of Sunlight. . Edges of boards lightly sunned, small red mark on top edge, else fine. NEAR FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxxi, (v), 614, (1) pp View more info

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The First Part of the Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote De La Mancha

By: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel De

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 6815

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on red label on spine with gilt borders and decoration, t.e.g. (red), cream endpapers. This edition of the "Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote De La Mancha" was designed by George Salter. The type used is Linotype Scotch and the illustrations, which are engraved in wood, are by Hans Alexander Mueller. The book was composed, printed and bound by H. Wolff, New York, using paper manufactured by P.H. Glatfelter Co., and buckram cloth made by the Bancroft Mills." Translated from the original Spanish by Peter Motteux.. Former o... View more info

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The Fighting Chance

By: Chamber, Robert W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Company: 1907

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10301

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, red embossed lettering on cover. Illustrated with numerous B&W full-page plates by A.B. Wenzell. . Spine faded, covers lightly rubbed, head and heel mildly worn, edges lightly soiled, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 499 pp View more info