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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

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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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...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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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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... 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

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... 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

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New and Selected Poems 1923 - 1985

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: Limited First Edition;

Inscription: Signed

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