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Image for <b> The Christmas Alphabet </b><br>[Pop-up Book]

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

ISBN: 0531068579

Condition: Fine


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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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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Art and Science. A study of Alberti, Piero Della Francesca and Giorgione

By: Stokes, Adrian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NewYork, Book Collectors Society: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 010280

Condition: Fine


Limited Edition of 250; Hand-numbered 80. Red polished calf with gilt titles and decorations; Top Edge Gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. 8vo; 22.5 cm; 8.75 inches tall. [6] 75 [28] pages with index followed by b/w illustrations. Adrian Stokes (1902 - 1972) was a British writer and painter, known principally as an influential art critic. He was also a published poet. This book was originally published in 1949. View more info

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Anna Karenia

By: Tolstoy, Leo ; Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 010566

Condition: Fine


Black faux-leather raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Gift Quality. Illustrated with the paintings of James Tissot View more info

Image for ...<b> Moliere Comedies </b>

... 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

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 010583

Condition: New


Red faux-leather boards with raised spine bands; title and decorations stamped in gilt; all edges gilt. Illustrations of Edward Ardizzone.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Rabbit Run

By: Updike, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010481

Condition: Very Good


Signed Limited Franklin Library Edition. First Edition, Thus. Signed by Updike on the third free endpaper, with tissue guard. Illustrated by Artist Jerry Pinkney. Preface "A Special Message to Subscribers" from John Updike" Red top-grain leather binding, gilt decorated and imprinted, spine panels with 4 raised bands, All Edges Gilt, rust moire endpapers, and a matching satin page-marker ribbon. The gilt is 22 karat; the archival paper is 60-pound Olde Style Cream... View more info

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America: from Of Time and the River

By: Wolfe, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition. thus

Seller ID: 010203

Condition: Very Good


A very good, collectible copy.From the colophon: "A limited edition has been printed at the Norman Press on Linweav Early American paper. Bound by the John F. Cuneo Company in Holliston's Zepplin cloth...conceived as a project by a class in Typography and Design conducted at the Harrison Commercial Art Institute." The text was selected and excerpted from Wolfe's Of Time and the River. Red publisher's cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated dust jacket... View more info

Image for <b> The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's </b>

The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's

By: [Solomon]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1935

Seller ID: 010279

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Thus. Limited to 5,000 copies; though each is unique due to the hand painted initials. The 30 unnumbered pages are French-folded. 8vo; 25.5 cm; 10.12 in. tall. Publisher's illustrated tooled black cloth. Stamped gilt text on the spine. Yellow-gold end pages are illustrated. The repeated illustrated pages form a wide margin for the bordered text. Each chapter begins with an ornate woodblock decorative initial over two inches in height. and each ini... View more info