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By: Angelou, Maya
Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1986
Edition: Limited First Edition
Seller ID: 009744
As an American author, poet, and memoirist, Maya Angelou was an impactful civil rights leader who collaborated with Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights movement. She is best known for her series of biographies and even recited her poem, “On the Pulse of the Morning,” at President Bill Clinton's making her the first poet to make an inaugural recitation since Robert Frost at the inauguration of John F. Kennedy in 1961. All God's Children... View more info
By: Burgess, Anthony
Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985
Edition: Limited First Edition
Seller ID: 009743
Limited First Edition; SIGNED; No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Includes publisher's letter laid-in. Illustrations by Richard DeFlice.A Roman saga, taking in the excesses of Tiberius, Caligula and Nero and an irreverent account of the early days of Christianity. Sadoc, a dying shipping clerk, sets down for future generations a tale of epic proportions: he is charged with recounting no less an event than the birth of Christianity. View more info
Publisher: Norwalk Connecticut:, Heritage Press,: 1955.
Seller ID: 003961
Blue boards and spine are covered with a blue patterned cloth; on the spine is a burgundy-red panel stamped with the title in gold leaf; Paper for this book, was made by the Chillicothe Paper Co.Book is fine, unopened unread no flaws but gentle sun-fading to spine; slip case is cream colored intact with some age spotting to extremities.Includes the Sandglass brochure. View more info
Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut:, Heritage Press,: 1966.
Seller ID: 003965
Book is unread no flaws but for a hint of dampstain textblock near spine. Slipcase has light handling wear with a trace of damp-stain on top/bottom spine. Includes Sandglass collector notes. View more info
Publisher: New York:, The Heritage Press,: 1940.
Seller ID: 000691
Golden cloth covered boards titles in gilt in blue box, edges stained blue in slipcase. Book has not been opened or read. Slipcase has usual fading and some wear to edges. View more info
By: James, Henry
Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1963
Seller ID: 009269
The Ambassadors, which Henry James considered his best work, is the most exquisite refinement of his favorite theme: the collision of American innocence with European experience.No Flaws or Blemishes to unread book. With collectors notes. Slipcase has light shelf handling. View more info
By: Lever, Charles
Publisher: Edinburgh and London:, William Blackwood,: 1864-65.
Edition: Three volumes. All First Edition.
Seller ID: 004297
Essays written in the character of "Cornelius O'Dowd" and published anonymously. Charles James Lever (1806 – 1872) was an Irish novelist.Trollope praised Lever's novels highly when he said that they were just like his conversation. He was a born raconteur, and had in perfection that easy flow of light description which without tedium or hurry leads up to the point of the good stories of which in earlier days his supply seemed inexhaustible. With little respect f... View more info
By: Lover, Samuel
Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 1901.
Seller ID: 007630
Volume 1 of a set of ten, number 68 of a Limited Edition of 100. Three quarter morocco and marbled boards; top edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rubs to edges. Full color tissue-guarded frontispiece, by H. L. Richardson, plus seven more tissue-guarded plates. One by Richardson, the others from drawings by Lover etched by W H W Bicknell. 262 pages; 8.5 inches tall. View more info
Publisher: Pennsylvania:, Franklin Library,: 1985<br>
Edition: Limited Edition.
Seller ID: 007408
Limited Edition of an unspecified number. Unopened, Tight and clean. Hint of shelf handling. Still, Gift Quality. Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece (19480 that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America’s most beloved storytellers.Full page color paintings and lime ribbon place marker; plush forest green leather cover with stamped genuine gold leaf decorations and lettering; luminous lime grosgrain endpapers; clea... View more info
By: Sabuda, Robert
Publisher: New York:, Orchard Books,: 1994.
Edition: First Edition - Second Printing.
Seller ID: 007469
Robert Sabuda is a leading children's pop-up book artist and paper engineer. His books, have been well received and critically acclaimed. Twenty-six intricate paper fold-outs, in pastel cards mounted in a red hardcover binding, Minimal handling, most "letters" have never been opened. Still Giftable. This TRUE First Edition - Second Printing predates the limited edition of 1996 and later Scholastic printing. Each letter of the alphabet has its o... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1903.
Edition: Author Signed Limited Edition # 478 / 500.
Inscription: Author Signed Limited Edition # 478 / 500.
Seller ID: 008400
“Of the Southern tales, F. Hopkinson Smith’s Colonel Carter’s Christmas Tales, gives us again this fine old-time Virginian in a New York Atmosphere where his simple great heartedness and courtesy influence even a crude hard-headed man of Wall Street” [The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 28, 1903]F. Hopkinson Smith (1838-1915) was a United States author, artist & engineer. This is a companion volume to his 'Col. Carter of Cartersville' (1... View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, The Franklin Library,: 1985<br>
Seller ID: 007872
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.This edition contains: The School for Husbands; The School for Wives; The Misanthrope; The Imaginary Invalid; The Would-Be Gentleman; The Miser; and Taruffe or, The Impostor. He wrote in the 17th century.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Leatherette. View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, The Franklin Library,: 1982.
Seller ID: 007873
Confessions is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between AD 397 and 400. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titlesThe work outlines St. Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever wri... View more info
Publisher: Norwalk, Conn:, Easton Press,: 2000.
Seller ID: 002286
Robert Penn Warren was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He received the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel for his novel All the King's Men (1946) and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979. He is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. The 1949 version won the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is rated as the 36th greatest novel of the 20th century by Mod... View more info
Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985
Edition: Limited First Edition;
Seller ID: 009742
SIGNED; Limited First Edition; A distinguished poet, novelist, critic, and teacher, he won virtually every major award given to writers in the United States and was the only person to receive a Pulitzer Prize in both fiction (once) and poetry (twice). Described by Newsweek reviewer Annalyn Swan as “America’s dean of letters and, in all but name, poet laureate,” Robert Penn Warren was among the last surviving members of a major literary movement that ... View more info