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Paradise Lost

By: Milton, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23900

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown leather, spine in five compartments, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with color plates by William Blake. Prefaces by Philip Hofer and John T. Winterich. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Color Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xx, (iv), 311, (1) pp View more info

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Paradise Lost

By: Milton, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27469

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full orange/brown leather, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in, concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with full-page color plates by William Blake. Prefaces by Philip Hofer and John T. Winterich. . Former owner's embossed seal on title page, otherwise the volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Color Illustrations. Small 4to 9&#... View more info

Two Plays: Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman

By: Moliere

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23834

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Translated by H. Baker and J. Miller. Illustrated with monochrome (blue) drawings by Serge Ivanoff. . The volume is in perfect condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Monochrome Color Drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xvi, 197 pp View more info

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Two Plays: Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman

By: Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 16577

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full red leather accented in 22kt gold, three raised bands on spine, printed on archival paper, a.e.g., tan silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, concealed joints. Illustrated with blue and white drawings by Serge Ivanoff, with an introduction by Henri Peyre and translated by H. Baker and J. Miller. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (1622-1673), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best known works are The Misanthrope, The School for... View more info

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Two Plays: Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman

By: Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 18750

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Translated by H. Baker and J. Miller. Illustrated with one-color drawings by Serge Ivanoff. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (1622-1673), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best known works are The Misanthrope, The School for Wives, Tartu... View more info

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A Book of Old Ballads

By: Nichols, Beverly

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1934

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 1377

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Bound in half green Morocco over green linen, spine in six compartments separated by five gilt-decorated raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, marbled endpapers, T.e.g. Illustrated with 16 full-page color plates and many head and tail-pieces by H. M. Brock. "These poems are the very essence of the British spirit. They are, to literature, what the bloom of the heather is to the Scot, and the smell of the sea to the Englishman." [HBS 12925]. . Spine very slightly sunned, else fine, with former owner's printed bookplate on ffep. An extremely handsome volume. NEAR FINE.. B&W... View more info

SELECTED LIVES

By: Plutarch

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 7288

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full brown cloth, elaborate gilt designs and borders on front and rear boards, intricate silver designs and lettering on spine split in to four compartments seperated by three raised bands. A.E.G. The Dryden translation with illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW. The Lives selected from Plutarch's Parallel Lives are those of Theseus, Romulus, Lycurgus, Suma Pompilius, Pericles, Fabius Maximus, Alcibiades, Coriolanus, Alexander, Julius Ceasar, Demosthenes, and Cicero.. Fine Binding. He... View more info

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1975

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 18403

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full red leather, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, orange moire silk endpapers, a. e. g., printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth sewn, and with concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Illustrated with color frontispiece portrait of Poe and 16 full-page aquatints by William Sharp. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Color and B&W Illustrat... View more info

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Gateway

By: Pohl, Frederik

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24873

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Signed by Frederik Pohl. Publisher's full blue leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt lettering and decoration on cover, all edges gilt, printed endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth-sewn with concealed muslin joints. B&W illustrations by Vincent DiFate. Introduction by Algis Budrys. Collector's Notes laid-in. Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (1919-2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning more than seventy-five years — from his first published work, the ... View more info

Illustrated Legends and Stories of King Arthur (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8231

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Four Volumes. Full Leather accented in 22 kt gold, printed on archival paper, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon page marker bound in, Smyth sewn, concealed joints. Profusely illustrated by Howard Pyle. Vol. 1: The Story of King Arthur and his Knights; Vol. 2: The Story of Sir Lancelot and his Companions; Vol. 3: The Story of the Champions of the Round Table; Vol. 4: The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur. . All four volumes are in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Western Life in the Stirrups: A Sketch of a Journey to the West in the Spring & Summer of 1832

By: Rich, Virtulon; Dwight L. Smith (Edited & Introduction)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Caxton Club: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24116

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Limited First Edition. Quarter bound in brown cloth over marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs of Rich's bound manuscript, a section of manuscript itself, and a portrait. Edited with an Introduction by Dwight L. Smith. This is the first printing of Virtulon Rich's journal of his travels West from his home in Vermont to the Ohio Valley. Rich's manuscript was re-discovered in the Los Angeles bookshop of Bennett and Marshall in 1963. They had purchased it some years earlier for a Mr. Spicer who claimed to be a descentant of Rich's. The edit... View more info

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Poems

By: Rogers, Samuel

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and E. Moxon: 1834

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24897

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Bound in half green calf, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on one burgundy and one brown label in two compartments, intricate gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders on covers, marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated with steel engravings after specially commissioned works by J.M.W. Turner and Thomas Stothard. Samuel Rogers (1763-1855) was an English poet, during his lifetime one of the most celebrated, although his fame has long since been eclipsed by his Romantic colleagues and friends Wordsworth, Coleridge and Byron. His recollections of these and other... View more info

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Cyrano de Bergerac

By: Rostand, Edmond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 2000

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14775

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full green leather, spine in five compartments, separated by four raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt decoration in remaining compartments and on covers, moire silk endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, a. e. g. Color illustrations by Pierre Brissaud. Translation by Louis Untermeyer. . Printed book plate with former owner's name, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE. . Collector's Library of Famous Editions Series. Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (iv), xiii, 210 pp View more info

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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Anonymous Translation into English of 1783 & 1790 Revised and Completed by A. S. B. Glover

By: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 18697

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full gray leather, decorated with 22kt gilt, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, a.e.g., pink moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, with concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with red and white drawings by William Sharp. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Two-tone drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xv... View more info

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Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha

By: Saavedra, Miguel de Cervantes

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Collector's Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18765

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with B&W drawings by Edy Legrand. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. AS NEW.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. B&W Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 682 pp View more info

Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha

By: Saavedra, Miguel de Cervantes

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23837

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full burgundy leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling on covers, a.e.g., silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with B&W drawings by Edy Legrand. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. B&W Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 682 pp View more info

The Unmade Bed

By: Sagan, Francoise

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14225

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 Delacorte Press (the publisher of the first trade edition) exclusively for the members of The First Edition Society. Translated from the French by Abigail Israel. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. The Franklin Library ... View more info

Sons Come and Go, Mothers Hang in Forever

By: Saroyan, William

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14229

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Limited First Edition. Full brown leather, spine in three 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 McGraw-Hill Book Company (the publisher of the first trade edition) exclusively for the members of The First Edition Society. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. The Franklin Library Series. Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

The Talisman

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23901

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full tan leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt tooling and decoration on covers, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with B&W drawings by Federico Castellon. Introduction by Thomas Caldecot Chubb. "The Talisman" takes place at the end of the Third Crusade, mostly in the camp of the Crusaders in Palestine. Scheming and partisan politics, as well as the illness of King Richard the Lionheart, are placing the Crusade in danger. The main characters ar... View more info

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Ivanhoe

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27474

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full burgundy leather, decorated with 22kt gold, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt decoration with shield on both covers, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, printed on acid-free archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, and with concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with color plates by Edward A. Wilson.. Former owner's embossed seal on title page, otherwise the volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEAR FINE. . The 100 Greatest Books... View more info