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Poems By William Cowper, Esq. Three Volumes in One. In Distinctive Striped Cloth Binding
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Poems By William Cowper, Esq. Three Volumes in One. In Distinctive Striped Cloth Binding

by Cowper, William. Mid 19th Century Striped Cloth Binding

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Published
1848
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Hardcover
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Boston: Phillips & Sampson, 1848. New edition, 1848. Book in poor condition but with a potentially salvagable mid 19th century cloth binding striped in browns and red and with lettering and extensive decoration in gilt, all edges gilt. Covers detached, along with a few adjacent pages, text block otherwise sound. Some minor loss of binding cloth to corners and spine… Read more about this item
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Moby Dick: or, The White Whale. The Fairmount Classics

Moby Dick: or, The White Whale. The Fairmount Classics

by Melville, Herman. Illustrated By Charles O. Golden

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Used - Very Good
Published
1925
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1925. Undated, ca. 1925-30. The Fairmount Classics Series. Clean and attractive copy in blue cloth printed in gilt with a color illustration on the front cover, black and white frontis plate, additional black and white plates, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Very good condition with minimal edgewear, spine lettering a little dulled but legible,… Read more about this item
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Fairfield Porter: The Collected Poems with Selected Drawings

Fairfield Porter: The Collected Poems with Selected Drawings

by Fairfield Porter. Edited By John Yau with David Kermani. Introduction By John Ashbery

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1985
Binding
Paperback
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New York: Tibor De Nagy Editions / The Promise of Learnings Inc., 1985. Stated first edition, 1985. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Softcover, 90 pages. Very light cover soil to the white cover background, otherwise fine condition, firm binding, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Wuthering Heights. With a Preface and Memoir of Emily and Anne Bronte By Charlotte Bronte [Currier Bell]
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Wuthering Heights. With a Preface and Memoir of Emily and Anne Bronte By Charlotte Bronte [Currier Bell]

by Bronte, Emily. Illustrated By Percy Tarrant

Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First US Edition
Published
1924
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1924. First American edition illustrated thus, 1924. Hard to find edition with sixteen full color plates by Percy Tarrant. Dark blue cloth printed in gilt, 356 pages, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Good to very good with some rubbing to the extremities, uneven age-toning to rear cover, some ink spots and other wear to… Read more about this item
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A Christmas Carol in Prose - Being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide
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A Christmas Carol in Prose - Being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1902
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Paperback
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East Aurora, NY: The Roycroft Shop, 1902. First Roycrofters printing, title page dated 1902. Brown suede yapp binding printed in gilt, top edge gilt, other pages untrimmed, covers lined in moire silk, frontis portrait of Charles Dickens, decorative title page and colophon, some type in red, attached ribbon bookmark, 142 pages plus colophon. Very good condition with minimal wear, good… Read more about this item
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Justinian and Theodora: A Drama Being a Chapter of History and the One Gleam of Light During the Dark Ages
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Justinian and Theodora: A Drama Being a Chapter of History and the One Gleam of Light During the Dark Ages

by Hubbard, Elbert and Alice

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Used - Good
Published
1906
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Paperback
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East Aurora, NY: The Roycrofters - The Roycroft Shop, 1906. First edition, 1906. Play by Elbert Hubbard and his wife Alice. Brown suede yapp binding printed in gilt, top edge gilt, other pages untrimmed, covers lined in moire silk, dual frontis portraits of the Hubbards, decorative double title page and colophon, some text and accents in vermilion and dark yellow,… Read more about this item
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A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things
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A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things

by Hubbard, Elbert - Fra Elbertus

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Published
1901
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Paperback
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East Aurora, NY: The Roycrofters - Roycroft Craftsmen, 1901. 1901 edition. Green suede yapp binding printed in gilt, frontis portrait of Elbert Hubbard, decorative title page and colophon, some type in red, attached ribbon bookmark, 167 pages plus colophon. Good to very good condition with some browning to spine and outer edges, binding sound, pages clean, no names or other… Read more about this item
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Leviathan: A Novel
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Leviathan: A Novel

by Auster, Paul

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1992
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780670846764
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New York: Viking Press, 1992. First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the title page. White hardcover with shite cloth spine, with dustjacket. The book has some light edge rubbing and some soil to the extremities, otherwise fine condition with good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is… Read more about this item
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The Eye of Summer
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The Eye of Summer

by Lee, Marjorie

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1961
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First edition, stated first printing, 1961. Brick red hardcover with dark yellow cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, small smudge at lower edge of front free endpaper, tiny faint transparent stain to far upper corners of first four leaves, similar thin transparent stain… Read more about this item
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Polybius. Sather Classical Lectures Volume Forty-Two 42

Polybius. Sather Classical Lectures Volume Forty-Two 42

by Walbank, F. W.

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780520021907
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Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1972. First edition, 1972. Blue cloth with dustjacket. Light rubbing to corners and spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a few scholarly light pencil notes in the outer margins, name of Yale Classics scholar in ink at top edge of front free endpaper. The mylar protected dustjacket is… Read more about this item
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Tales - The Detection of Crime. Volume Four [4], Cameo Edition, The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
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Tales - The Detection of Crime. Volume Four [4], Cameo Edition, The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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Used - Good
Published
1904
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Hardcover
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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1904. Single volume from the Cameo Edition of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Red cloth, tissue protected frontis plate in black and white, title page in black and tan. Good condition with some surface rubbing, spine lettering no longer legible, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. Stories include:… Read more about this item
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Tales - Mystery and Occultism. Volume Five [5], Cameo Edition, The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
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Tales - Mystery and Occultism. Volume Five [5], Cameo Edition, The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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Published
1904
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Hardcover
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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1904. Single volume from the Cameo Edition of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Red cloth, tissue protected frontis plate in black and white, title page in black and tan. Good condition with surface scuffing, spine lettering no longer legible, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. Stories include: The… Read more about this item
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The Poems of Emily Dickinson. Centenary Edition
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The Poems of Emily Dickinson. Centenary Edition

by Dickinson, Emily. Edited By Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Alfred Leete Hampson

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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1930. First edition thus, 1930, Centenary Edition. Green cloth lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, tissue protected frontis of the poet, 401 pages, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Covers have rubbing, uneven fading and water spotting to the rear cover, spine gilt and gilt on lower part of front cover worn, good hinges, sound text… Read more about this item
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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice

by Austen, Jane. Illustrated By Isabel Bishop

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good Slipcase
Published
1976
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780525183815
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1976. 1976 edition, near fine book in scuffed slipcase. Includes the full text of Austen's novel plus a chronology of her life, a biographical note about the illustrator and an afterword by the illustrator. Golden yellow cloth with brown cloth spine, illustrated with full page black and white plates, taupe and light red slipcase with… Read more about this item
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Classics Club Library

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Classics Club Library

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1937
Binding
Hardcover
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Roslyn, NY: Walter J. Black, 1937. Classics Club edition, ca. 1960s despite earlier copyright. Includes Shakespeare's complete plays plus poems and index. Tannish gray cloth printed in red, black and gilt, 7.75" tall. Very good condition, with very very slightly darkened spine, good hinges, firm text block, some very light foxing (age speckling) to the first and last few… Read more about this item
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Typee: A Romance of the South Seas

Typee: A Romance of the South Seas

by Melville, Herman. Illustrated By Miguel Covarrubias

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good Slipcase
Published
1963
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: The Heritage Press, 1963. 1963 edition by Heritage Press. Patterned hardcover, color illustrated throughout, golden tan slipcase. The book has a slightly darkened spine, otherwise about fine condition with good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The slipcase has some age-toning and light shelf soil, structurally sound with no chips or breaks.. Hard… Read more about this item
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Squad. With Author's Handwritten Recipe for Prohibition Era Gin
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Squad. With Author's Handwritten Recipe for Prohibition Era Gin

by Wharton, James B.

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Used - Good
Published
1929
Binding
Hardcover
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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1929. Second printing, same year as the first. With personalized inscription signed by the author on the front free endpaper and with a recipe for homemade gin (this was Prohibition era) in the author's hand, also signed by the author, laid in loosely at the front. Tan linen-like cloth printed in blue, no dustjacket.… Read more about this item
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The Flight of the Phoenix

The Flight of the Phoenix

by Trevor, Elleston

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Published
1964
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Stated first edition, 1964. Black cloth printed in gilt, with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with modest rubbing to corners, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, old address label on front free endpaper with name and address blacked out, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [4.95]… Read more about this item
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John Cave
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John Cave

by Trites, W. B.

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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1913
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Duffield & Company, 1913. First edition, 1913. Author's first novel. Externally fair, internally good to very good. Scarce title, satirical novel involving a sordid romance between a young journalist and a young woman named Prudence, presenting a jaundiced view of society and the press. Dark blue cloth printed in white, 297 pages, on page of reviews and fourteen… Read more about this item
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Four Novels: The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Old Man and the Sea

Four Novels: The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Used - Fine
Published
2011
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Hardcover
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New York: Barnes & Noble, 2011. 2011 edition containing four of Hemingway's best known novels: The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Old Man and the Sea. Pictorial bonded leather binding print in color, all edges gilt, attached ribbon bookmark. Looks and feels new and unread, very tight binding, clean pages, no names… Read more about this item
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