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Image for <b> Death Is A Lonely Business </b>

Death Is A Lonely Business

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009745


Limited First Edition; SIGNED; Includes publisher's letter laid-in. Unread. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling to boards, gilt edges fine. Double page frontispiece by Gary Kelly. View more info

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The Kingdom of the Wicked

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: $35.00

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

Image for ...<b>Camille La Dame Aux Camellis</b>

...Camille La Dame Aux Camellis

By: Dumas, Alexandre Dumas

Price: $15.00

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

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Madame Bovary: A Storey of Provincal Life

By: Flaubert, Gustave

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 007844


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Translation of Francis Steegmuller; Illustrated by Malcolm Liepke. Gustave Flaubert was an influential French novelist who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The story focuses on a doctor's wife,... View more info

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She Stoops to Conquer or the Mistakes of a Night

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $16.45

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1962

Seller ID: 006811


Hardcover in slipcase. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with gift inscription. Light handling wear to slipcase. Sandglass notes included. Illustrations in color. View more info

Image for ...<b>Twice-Told Tales.</b>

...Twice-Told Tales.

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $15.00

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

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Little Journeys to Homes Of Great Musicians. Volume Nine, New Series.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Roycrofters,, East Aurora, New York:: 1901

Seller ID: 004003


Half leather with stamped spine titles and decorations. Leather on boards has art-deco style designs. Top edge stained tan others deckled. Silk place ribbon. Pages are laid-paper including the Roycroft watermark. Spine says 'Great Musicians II'. Bindings square and tight, Minimal wear. Minor fade to spine. Text clean and bright. This volume includes Liszt, Beethoven, Handel, Verdi, Schumann, Brahms. View more info

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History of New York (Dietrich Knickerbocker's)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $24.00

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

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The Ambassadors

By: James, Henry

Price: $14.95

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

Image for <B>Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men and Women and Other Things in General.</b> [First], Second, & Third Series.<br> [3 vol. bound by Zaehnsdorf] [19th Century Irish Literature]

Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men and Women and Other Things in General. [First], Second, & Third Series.
[3 vol. bound by Zaehnsdorf] [19th Century Irish Literature]

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $295.00

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 resp... View more info

Image for ...<b> Rory O'More. <br>Volume 1 of The Collected Works of Samuel Lover -   </b><br> Edition De Luxe Volume 1.

... Rory O'More.
Volume 1 of The Collected Works of Samuel Lover -

Edition De Luxe Volume 1.

By: Lover, Samuel

Price: $29.95

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

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $16.45

Publisher: Garden City, New York, International Collectors Library: 0

Seller ID: 007564


No date: circa 1960. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Tight bindings. With collector notes. View more info

Image for ...<b>Tales of the South Pacific  </b><br>

...Tales of the South Pacific

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $85.00

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

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Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Queen Caroline

By: Nightingale, Joseph ; Hibbert, Christopher - Editor and Introduction

Price: $14.25

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1978

Seller ID: 006940


No Flaws or Blemishes but a small/faint retail mark lower spine; Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Lacks slipcase. View more info

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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella

By: Prescott, William Hickling; Edited by C. Harvey Gardiner

Price: $16.45

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press,: 1967

Seller ID: 006670


First Edition, Thus. Illustrated by Lima De Freitas; Color map on endpages; genealogy table; twenty-three four-color illustrations, ten of which are full-page.Hardcover in slipcase. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Some age spots to text-block. Moderate handling wear to slipcase. Lacks Sandglass collector notes. View more info

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The Christmas Alphabet
[Pop-up Book]

By: Sabuda, Robert

Price: $45.00

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

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The Cycles of American History

By: Schlesinger Jr, Arthur M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Franklin Library: 1986

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009909


The author states that the United States seems at once pragmatic and ideological, magnanimous and petty, moralistic and Machiavellian, anti-colonial and imperial, New Deal and laissez-faire. This book is one historian's effort to explain some of these contradictions. Signed Limited Edition. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal aging to gilt on fore-edges. View more info

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Colonel Carter's Christmas

By: Smith, F. Hopkinson

Price: $40.00

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

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... Moliere Comedies

By: Translation of Donald M. Frame

Price: $19.95

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

Image for ...<b> The Confessions of Saint Augustine </b>

... The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: Translation of Edward Bouverie Pusey

Price: $19.95

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