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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

Condition: Fine


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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The Sound and the Fury

By: Faulkner, William; Introduction by Robert Penn Warren

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 010564

Condition: Fine


Green faux-leather raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. A hint of rub on lower text block. Illustrated by Kenneth Francis Dewey 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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Italian Cities: Rome, Florence, Venice

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 010375

Condition: Fine


This beautiful three-volume set, is part history, part guidebook, and part chronology of Venice, Florence, and Rome. 3 volumes, xviii+398pp, xiv+435pp, xiii+387pp, colour & b/w illustrations in each volume, indexes.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Pere Goriot

By: Honore de Balzac

Price: $19.95

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

Seller ID: 010565

Condition: Fine


Navy Blue faux-leather raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Gift Quality. View more info

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The Prisoner of Zenda: Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman

By: Hope, Anthony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, International Collectors Library: c1960

Seller ID: 007577


An adventure novel in which the King of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus is unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces within the realm are such that, in order for the king to retain the crown, his coronation must proceed. Fortuitously, an English gentleman on holiday in Ruritania who resembles the monarch is persuaded to act as his political decoy in an effort to save the unstable political situation of the interregnum.Bindings t... View more info

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

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $49.95

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

Seller ID: 004003

Condition: Very Good


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 Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent [Arthur Rackham]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons at the Knickerbocker Press: 1895

Seller ID: 010163

Condition: Near Fine


A fine example of late 19th-century trade bookmaking. Van Tassel Edition. Two volumes. 8vo; xix, 294 pp.; viii, 315 pp. Both volumes with frontispieces and numerous inserted full-plates with captioned tissue guards; additionally each text page features color floral/botanical/holly-and- mistletoe borders. Four of the plates by Rackham, his 5th book.; additional Illustrations by Joseph Jefferson, Arthur Rackham, and Julian Rix. - Blue cloth with titles in gilt-and- ... View more info

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The Ambassadors

By: James, Henry

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1963

Seller ID: 009269

Condition: Fine


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

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

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London:, William Blackwood,: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004297

Condition: Very Good


Essays are written in the character of "Cornelius O'Dowd" and published anonymously. Charles James Lever (1806 - 1872) was an Irish novelist.1864-5 - Three volumes. All First Edition. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf. Later three-quarter green morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt, top edges gilt. Original boards bound in the rear. Five spine bands with stamped gilt titles and date at bottom. Armorial bookplates of Mexborough. Bindings tight and square. Volume 1 has ... View more info

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The Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of William Lithgow

By: Lithgow, William ; Edited, with an Introduction by Gilbert Phelps,

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1974

Seller ID: 010534

Condition: Near Fine


William Lithgow (1582-1645), one of the earliest world explorers and great men of literature, completed his major work, in 1632. A great travel narrative and a neglected masterpiece of prose literature. Green cloth boards [faux-leather] with stamped decorations and titles designed by Jeff Clements; illustrated, unflawed case; frontispiece, 9 plates, 4 maps (three double-page) No Flaws or Blemishes but a small spot upper front fore-edge, not affecting interior; Sti... 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 Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 010113

Condition: Fine


Book is unopened. Bright and clean. Gift Quality. Illustrations in color by N. C. Wyeth. A Limited Edition of an unspecified number. Green leather boards with gilt decorations, 4 raised spine bands. All edges gilt, Silk ribbon place marker. Silk endpages. 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

Condition: As New


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

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Birds of America

By: McCarthy, Mary

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010479

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Limited Edition. Signed by the author on the third free front endpage. Illustrated by James Campbell. Special Preface by the author. First Edition, Thus. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Unopened, Unread. An "endlessly fascinating novel" of an American student finding his way in 1960s Paris from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Group (San Francisco Chronicle). View more info

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Michel De Montaigne Twenty-Nine Essays

By: Michel De Montaigne; Selected and Introduced by Mortimer J. Alder ; Translation of Donald M. Frame

Price: $19.95

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

Seller ID: 010567

Condition: Fine


Dark Brown Leather Spine to decorated brown faux leather; raised spine bands decorated and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Gift Quality. Illustrated by Carol Wald 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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