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Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series), ADDISON, Joseph
1 ADDISON, Joseph Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series)
80917 New York Maynard, Merrill & Co. 1892 Stapled wraps Fair with no dust jacket 
Joseph Addison (1672-1719) was co-founder of the first iteration of England's "The Spectator", and in it he frequently wrote of his fictional country gentleman character, Sir Roger de Coverley. Those writings are combined in this edition. With unattributed biographical sketch and explanatory notes. Entry no. 18 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with inked signatures & rubbing to cover, two interior leaves have detached (but are present); otherwise a sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 51, 4 (ads), 4 (ads) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Folk-Lore and Fable: Aesop - Grimm - Andersen (#17 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), AESOP, the Brothers GRIMM, and Hans Christian ANDERSEN; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
2 AESOP, the Brothers GRIMM, and Hans Christian ANDERSEN; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Folk-Lore and Fable: Aesop - Grimm - Andersen (#17 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80693 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A selection of folk stories and fables by Aesop, the Brothers Grimm, and Hans Christian Andersen. The 17th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis illustration. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With partial split near rear hinge, light sunning to spine, foxing to first few leaves, loss of spine gilding, and chafing to cloth at spine ends; otherwise an intact, fully readable copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 383 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Death in the Family, Agee, James
3 Agee, James A Death in the Family
71213 New York, NY Mcdowell, Obolensky 1957 Hard Cover Good+ with no dust jacket 
No dust jacket. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Good copy of classic novel; is clean and bright, in full sky blue cloth covers w/mountainous decor front & spine; spine & book edges sunfaded. ; 31010; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Death in the Family, Agee, James
4 Agee, James A Death in the Family
71333 New York, NY Mcdowell, Obolensky 1957 Book Club Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Nice copy of classic novel; 60th anniversary facsimile issued by B-O-M-C; includes laid-in flyer. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Discoloration of lower front cover, dust jacket, and 1st page or two. 2-2.5" tears on rear of DJ repaired with tape, a few chips, and in removable mylar protector. DJ bright blue colors, as originally published. Otherwise, book is clean and bright, printing on blue cloth boards and spine clear and colors good. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 23.75 USD
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A Death in the Family, AGEE, James
5 AGEE, James A Death in the Family
75271 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1979 Leather Fine with no dust jacket 
Finely produced copy of author's autobiographical novel set in his native Knoxville, Tennessee which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Though published in 1957, it was actually written by Agee from 1948 through 1955; and published posthumously. In rich black full leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich papers and with maroon silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --- Illustrated by Ben F. Wohlbert. A bright, sharp, clean, unmarked copy. A handsome addition to anyone's bookshelf, issued as part of Franklin's Pulitzer Prize-winners series.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 44.50 USD
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A New Presentation of the Prometheus Bound of Aischylos; Wherein is Set Forth the Hidden Meaning of the Myth, AISCHYLOS; PRYSE, James Morgan
6 AISCHYLOS; PRYSE, James Morgan A New Presentation of the Prometheus Bound of Aischylos; Wherein is Set Forth the Hidden Meaning of the Myth
80976 Los Angeles / London John M. Pryse / John M. Watkins 1925 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A version of the ancient Greek tragic play, in a modern version by James Morgan Pryse. With sepia frontis portrait of an imagined Aischylos (sometimes spelled as "Aeschylus"). --- In full ribbed navy cloth-covered boards with minimal gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- Binding is a bit loose at front of book, with prior owner's bold penciled info. to front free endpaper, and light chafing to cloth at extremities; otherwise a sound copy. Quite scarce in this edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pages 
Price: 31.00 USD
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Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, ALCOTT, Louisa M.[ay]
7 ALCOTT, Louisa M.[ay] Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy
80427 New York Children's Classics 1987 0517634899 / 9780517634899 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An illustrated reprint edition of the author's classic, first published as two volumes in 1868-69. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was a prolific author who won fame for "Little Women", "Little Men", and several other works. With illustrations in color by Jessie Willcox Smith and drawings in black and white by Frank T. Merrill; foreword by Ellen S. Shapiro. --- In pictorial boards with color Smith art on front and back; maroon topstain. With unmarked ownership page at front free endpaper. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with a one-inch crack to front joint near head of spine, slight cover edgewear and mildy rounded lower cover corners.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); viii, 389 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Good Wives, ALCOTT, Louisa May
8 ALCOTT, Louisa May Good Wives
78801 London The Thames Publishing Co. [ca1940s-1950s] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
An undated reprint edition of the author's follow-up to her "Little Women", "Little Men", etc. series, described on jacket flap as: "The 'little women' of the March family grow up in this delightful book and become wives--excepting Beth. . ." --- In scarlet textured paper-covered boards. Jacket with illustration of wedding scene on cover. One in the publisher's Regent Classics series. --- A firm, clean copy but with inked gift inscription, front free endpaper. Jacket with bold prior seller's graffiti "80" on cover, a few tears, and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, ALCOTT, Louisa May
9 ALCOTT, Louisa May Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
79162 Chicago M. A. Donohue and Company Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An undated edition of the children's classic. With color frontis illustration, with a color illustration pasted to front cover, as well as illustrated endpapers. --- In full navy pebbled cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A good only copy, with a ragged tear to cloth at head of spine, some additional chafing to cloth, black front cover spot, four signatures on recto of frontis illustration and child's coloring to front endpaper. This book shows signs of wear and is priced accordingly.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, ALCOTT, Louisa May
10 ALCOTT, Louisa May Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
80426 New York Children's Classics 1991 0517030888 / 9780517030882 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
An illustrated reprint edition of the author's much-admired sequel to her "Little Women". With illustrations in color by Troy Howell and in black and white by Reginald B. Birch and Frank T. Merrill. --- In pictorial boards with color Howell art on front and back; green topstain. With unmarked ownership page at front free endpaper. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with a hint of rubbing to covers and mildy rounded lower cover corners.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Little Women (Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics, Art-Type Edition), ALCOTT, Louisa May
11 ALCOTT, Louisa May Little Women (Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics, Art-Type Edition)
80943 Chicago J. G. Ferguson & Associates [c.1940s-1960s] Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
An undated reprint copy of author's famous semi-autobiographical novel, featuring her characters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. "Little Women" first appeared in two parts in 1868 and 1869. An entry in publisher's Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics series, Art-Type Edition. --- In green cloth-covered boards with image of reading children on cover in dark red, more images in dark red on spine and gilt-stamped titling on dark red spine blocks. Volume was possibly published c.1940s-1960s; lacks a dust jacket. --- With lightly rubbed covers, a few penciled marks to page 65, and mildly bumped cover corners, otherwise a firm, clean copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 412 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)
12 ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword) Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
74671 Wheaton, Illinois Tyndale House Publishers 1999 1561796247 / 9781561796243 Trade Paper New with no dust jacket 
Signed by Joe Wheeler on title page. Complete and unabridged copy of the timeless family classic. A clean, bright copy. With 15 b&w illustrations. Dr. Wheeler's introduction and afterword provide information about Alcott, as well as a study guide for enriching the experience of reading this classic. Part of the Focus on the Family Great Stories series. A life-long educator and author, Dr. Wheeler is one of America's premier compilers of family-oriented stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xlv, 273 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)
13 ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword) Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy
77509 Wheaton, Illinois Tyndale House Publishers 1997 1561797448 / 9781561797448 Trade Paper Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by Joe Wheeler on title page. Complete and unabridged copy of the timeless family classic. With approx. 150 b&w illustrations. Dr. Wheeler's introduction and afterword provide information about 'Little Women', and Alcott, as well as a study guide for enriching the experience of reading this classic. Part of the Focus on the Family Great Stories series. A life-long educator and author, Dr. Wheeler is one of America's premier compilers of family-oriented stories. --- A Near Fine copy: clean, bright and firm but with faint smudges to covers. Cover sticker explains that this is the complete text, updated for easier reading.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxxvii, 526 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Selected Stories of Sholom Aleichem   (Modern Library #145.2), ALEICHEM, Sholem
14 ALEICHEM, Sholem Selected Stories of Sholom Aleichem (Modern Library #145.2)
79938 New York The Modern Library 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A collection of writings by Sholom Aleichem, described on the jacket flap as the ". . .Jewish Mark Twain", in a Modern Library edition. Includes an introduction by Alfred Kazin and a glossary of Hebrew expressions at rear of volume. Sholom Aleichem is the pen name of Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/red cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1961 (though 1956 date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 403 titles in ML catalog. ML #145.2. --- A clean, firm, bright copy though with a tear to top edge of title page. Dust jacket bears original $1.95 flap price, with rubbing and chafing to edges; else nice and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xv, 432 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life (Modern Library #104.1), ANDERSON, Sherwood
15 ANDERSON, Sherwood Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life (Modern Library #104.1)
80639 New York The Modern Library [c.1962] Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) wrote this collection of 22 short stories from 1915 to 1916 and published them as 'Winesburg, Ohio' in 1919. All stories are set in the mythical town, and they detail the life of his George Willard character. Includes an introduction by Ernest Boyd. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 408 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1962 (though 1947 date appears in book). ML #104.1. --- Interior of book with penciled notations and underlinings throughout, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Bright jacket with color Hoffman illustration of a scene in town, with rubbing to extremities and a little chafing, protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xv, 303 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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The Brass Bottle, ANSTEY, F.
16 ANSTEY, F. The Brass Bottle
80756 Leipzig, Germany Bernhard Tauchnitz 1901 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A English-language reprint edition by Leipzig publisher Bernhard Tauchnitz of the author's comic novel. Stated "Copyright Edition" in publisher's Collection of British Authors, Tauchnitz Edition Vol. 3471. --- In rust cloth covers with blindstamped publisher device to front cover; titling & decorations in gilt and brown on cover and spine. --- The covers are a little loose, with small tears to cloth at joints and splotches of discoloration to cloth, interior clean; volume is intact and sturdy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 279 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Nibelungenlied, ARMOUR, Margaret (translator); LEGRAND, Edy (illustrator0
17 ARMOUR, Margaret (translator); LEGRAND, Edy (illustrator0 The Nibelungenlied
80621 New York The Heritage Press 1961 Hardcover Near Fine 
The ancient German epic poem featuring Siegfried and his wife Kriemhild is retold in English prose in this handsome edition in slipcase. Translated from the German by Margaret Armour. With illustrations by Edy Legrand, and an introduction by Franz Schoenberner. --- In black and green cloth-covered boards with the title and accents in silver on cover and spine; publisher's green topstain. Volume housed in silver paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With slight cover discoloration; otherwise volume is in excellent shape, clean, unmarked and bright. Good+ slipcase has a few tears at corners; is scratched and rubbed, but is otherwise intact and structurally sound.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xxiii, 253 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Emma, AUSTEN, Jane
18 AUSTEN, Jane Emma
74463 New York The Modern Library 1995 0679602577 / 9780679602576 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
A&E TV tie-in edition. In full grey cloth-covered boards with blindstamped logo, front cover; lettering and logo in gilt on spine. Interior clean and firm, but with small tear at front free endpaper. Dust jacket in with rubbing; orig. $13 flap price. In Toledano binding 17, brown and cream Bernhard-design endpapers and jacket style r. | A handsome, recent Modern Library edition of Ms. Austen's much-admired novel of a woman with numerous faults which nonetheless make her very endearing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Sense and Sensibility, AUSTEN, Jane
19 AUSTEN, Jane Sense and Sensibility
72350 New York Everyman's Library 1992 0679409874 / 9780679409878 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The cherished work in an attractive reprint edition. With introduction by Peter Conrad. EL #51. --- In full dark green cloth covers; printed on high-quality papers and with satin ribbon bookmark. Dust jacket features Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet from the movie version. --- With a touch of dusty soiling to top edge of textblock; else volume firm, clean & bright. Bright jacket w/small tear; otherwise in nice shape and w/unclipped flap prices.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 367 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Greek Literature for the Modern Reader, BALDRY, H.C.
20 BALDRY, H.C. Greek Literature for the Modern Reader
73888 New York Cambridge University Press 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
In dark red cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Interior bears maps of Greece and the Aegean Sea at endpapers. With underlinings on a few pages. Dust jacket with wrinkled tear at front top edge; otherwise in good shape and with orig. $3.75 flap price intact. The writings of the Ancient Greeks are examined in this compact work. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 321 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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A Distinguished Provincial At Paris: Volume IX, BALZAC, Honoré De
21 BALZAC, Honoré De A Distinguished Provincial At Paris: Volume IX
72394 New York P. F. Collier & Son Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Undated (estimate early 20th century) single volume from the 25 volume set. In full green cloth covers, w/edgewear (espec at corners). Attractive engraving at frontispiece, depicting Lucien Chardon on torn protective tissue leaf. Interior clean and slightly yellowed; beginnings of crack at front hinge location; otherwise solid and tight. ; The First Translation Into English [25 Volume Set]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Cousin Bette (First Modern Library Edition, ML #299.1), BALZAC, Honoré De
22 BALZAC, Honoré De Cousin Bette (First Modern Library Edition, ML #299.1)
80301 New York The Modern Library 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1958 (confirmed). Author's famous 1846 novel is set in Paris in the 19th century and has been praised for its realism. Translated from the French by Kathleen Raine and with an introduction by Floyd Zulli, Jr. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling stamped on red cover & spine blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i. Verso advertises 383 titles in ML catalog. ML #299.1. --- With prior owner's signature to half title page and water spotting to topstain, otherwise a firm, clean copy. Dust jacket bears original $1.65 flap price; with small tears and creases to edges, a little soiling and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xi, 432 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Droll Stories: Thirty Tales, BALZAC, Honoré De
23 BALZAC, Honoré De Droll Stories: Thirty Tales
80624 New York The Heritage Press 1939 Hardcover Very Good+ 
A handsome reprint edition of 30 amusing stories by the acclaimed French author of "La Comédie humaine". Translated from the French and with a preface by Jacques Le Clercq, illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff. --- In full maroon cloth, gilt titling & illustration on spine; in maroon paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With binder's glue bleed-through at front and rear hinges, very slight rubbing to back cover, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Very Good slipcase with a small tear near opening and a hint of sunning, else in good shape and structurally sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxvii, 507 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Old Goriot (Le Père Goriot), BALZAC, Honoré De
24 BALZAC, Honoré De Old Goriot (Le Père Goriot)
80167 New York/London The Heritage Press/The Nonesuch Press 1946 Hardcover Very Good 
Set in the author's 19th Century Paris, "Old Goriot" is often referred to by its French title, "Le Père Goriot", and is perhaps Balzac's most admired novel. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage, with 20 color illustrations by René Ben Sussan and an introduction by François Mauriac. --- In fleurs-de-lis patterned paper-covered boards backed in dark red buckram, with gilt-stamped titling on spine and housed in maroon paper-covered slipcase. Volume jointly published by Nonesuch Press of London, and The Heritage Press of New York. Sandglass flyer laid in (#4N). Glassine wrapper not present. --- The spine is sunned but titling is still readable; interior clean and unmarked. Slipcase with rubbing and tears to corners but remains fully functional.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xviii, 317 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Père Goriot, BALZAC, Honoré De
25 BALZAC, Honoré De Père Goriot
78262 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1980 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A handsome reprint edition of the French author's famous novel, first published in 1835. With illustrations by Albert Lynch. --- In full dark blue faux leather with gilt decorations on covers & spine, raised spine bands and title gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with colorful patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking obvious damages.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Père Goriot, and Eugénie Grandet (Modern Library #245.1), BALZAC, Honoré De
26 BALZAC, Honoré De Père Goriot, and Eugénie Grandet (Modern Library #245.1)
80436 New York The Modern Library [c.19612] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Two of Balzac's most admired novels in a single Modern Library edition. With introduction by E.K. Brown. Translated from the French by E.K. Brown, Dorothea Walter and John Watkins. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 403 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1961 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #245.1. --- With a little soiling to textblock lower edge & glue residue to endpapers, otherwise a bright, firm, undamaged copy. Unclipped dust jacket with an inked flap price and slight chafing to edges; else bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xv, 496 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up, BAUM, L. Frank; SABUDA, Robert (art)
27 BAUM, L. Frank; SABUDA, Robert (art) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up
79749 New York Little Simon/Simon & Schuster 2000 0689817517 / 9780689817519 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A collectible pop-up by Robert Sabuda celebrating L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". With 7 elaborate pop-up creations, from the Kansas tornado that sent Dorothy to Oz, to the Emerald City (complete with special Emerald glasses). Each pop-up construction accompanied by a smaller folded storybook telling an abridgement of Baum's classic, with smaller pop-up figurines or other eye-grabbing folded artwork pasted in. --- In pictorial teal and purple paper-covered boards. Overall, a newish item with undamaged foldings. An extraordinary keepsake.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; (14) pages 
Price: 34.00 USD
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Bedside Book of Famous French Stories, BECKER, Belle; LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editors)
28 BECKER, Belle; LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editors) Bedside Book of Famous French Stories
75345 Random House 1945 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated First Printing, copyright page. Introduction by Lewis Galantiere. In full light blue cloth-covered boards with faded gilt titling on brown spine block. With publisher's faded red topstain. Interior clean and firm. Lacks a dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson, BEERBOHM, Max
29 BEERBOHM, Max Zuleika Dobson
71139 New York The Modern Library 1926 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Older version of Modern Library's issue of this classic work; in full reddish brown cloth covers. Interior has poorly removed bookplate remnants front pastedown, light toning to spine; otherwise in good shape. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson (Modern Library #116.2), BEERBOHM, Max
30 BEERBOHM, Max Zuleika Dobson (Modern Library #116.2)
79968 New York The Modern Library [c.1946] Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of author's 1911 novel, set against undergraduate life at Oxford. Zuleika Dobson has been named to the Modern Library list of the 100 greatest English-language novels. With an introduction by Francis Hackett. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light grey cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 316 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1946 (though 1926 date appears in book). ML #116.2. --- With spilled liquid traces to front cover, discreet bookseller label affixed to rear paste-down & prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, else a clean, sound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with dampstains to front cover and small chips along edges; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xi, 358 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Zuleika Dobson; or, An Oxford Love Story, BEERBOHM, Max
31 BEERBOHM, Max Zuleika Dobson; or, An Oxford Love Story
77817 New York The Heritage Press 1960 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A handsome reprint edition of the author's classic novel, set amidst the academic life at Oxford. With distinctive illustrations by George Him and a preface by Douglas Cleverdon. --- In grey cloth-covered boards w/titling and decorations on spine in black and white, illustration on cover. Volume housed in gloss black paper-covered slipcase. With publisher's Sandglass brochure laid in (New York, #VI:25). --- With yellowing around the edges of the cover cloth, interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Slipcase with minor rubbing; is otherwise in good shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xvi, 277 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Looking Backward 2000-1887 (Modern Library #22.3a), BELLAMY, Edward
32 BELLAMY, Edward Looking Backward 2000-1887 (Modern Library #22.3a)
80298 New York The Modern Library [c1947] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Author's novel, first published in 1888, envisioned a socialist utopia in the year 2000. With an introduction by Robert L. Shurter, and a preface & postscript by the author. --- In Toledano spine 8 / navy cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 379 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1957 (though 1951 date appears in book). ML #22.3a. --- Book is clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket bears original $1.65 flap price with 2 abraded small holes at mid-spine and with rubbing; otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxvi, 276 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (University Classics series), BELLAMY, Edward
33 BELLAMY, Edward Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (University Classics series)
79980 Chicago Packard and Company [c.1940s-50s] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Author's novel, first published in 1888, envisioned a socialist utopia in the year 2000. With an introduction by Frederic R. White and a chronology of events during the author's lifetime. An offering in the publisher's University Classics series. --- In dark green cloth with gilt-stamped spine titling, grey endpapers. Jacket with Harold Hayden illustration in yellow and black. --- A clean, firm copy but with minor soiling on 2 or 3 interior leaves. Dust jacket with large open tears and rubbing to crease points, is mostly intact and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xxxviii, 233 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Mr. Sammler's Planet, BELLOW, Saul
34 BELLOW, Saul Mr. Sammler's Planet
71500 New York The Viking Press 1970 0670333190 / 9780670333196 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Author's famous work features a one-eyed Polish man's observations of the turbulent 20th century. In blue half cloth & blue paperboard covers; interior clean and tight. Dust jacket some small tears and chafing at edges, occasional stains; bears orig $6.95 flap price; now in removable mylar protector. The late Mr. Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Mr. Sammler's Planet, BELLOW, Saul
35 BELLOW, Saul Mr. Sammler's Planet
72206 New York Viking Press 1970 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
Book club edition of Bellow's 1971-National-Book-Award-winning novel. In good shape in full light blue cloth covers. Retailer's sticker, front pastedown, light edgewear; otherwise solid and tight. Dust wrapper has sticker removal damage frt cover & tail of spine; chipped edges (espec at head & tail of spine). In removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ravelstein, BELLOW, Saul
36 BELLOW, Saul Ravelstein
78855 New York Viking 2000 067084134X / 9780670841349 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Nobel laureate Saul Bellow's final full-length novel, whose jacket flap says: ". . .[Ravelstein] is a journey through love and memory. It is brave, dark, and bleakly funny: an elegy to friendship and to lives well (or badly) lived." --- In tan and brown paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket bears original flap prices. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket with rubbing to outer skin on front and back; else undamaged. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 233 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Ambrose Bierce's Civil War, BIERCE, Ambrose
37 BIERCE, Ambrose Ambrose Bierce's Civil War
78888 New York Wings Books 1996 0517150131 / 9780517150139 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
The enigmatic Ambrose Bierce both served in the U.S. Civil War and chronicled what happened. This volume includes 7 selections from his memoirs, as well as 20 works of fiction. Edited and with an introduction by William McCann. --- In pale blue paper-covered boards. Jacket features photos of Civil War-era soldiers. --- A clean, firm copy but with leaves that have yellowed slightly. Jacket in great shape and in removable mylar protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xi, (3), 258 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (Limited Editions Club Series 35, #4), BIERCE, Ambrose (adapter); VOSS, Richard (author); DANZIGER, Gustav Adolf (translator)
38 BIERCE, Ambrose (adapter); VOSS, Richard (author); DANZIGER, Gustav Adolf (translator) The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (Limited Editions Club Series 35, #4)
78089 New York The Limited Editions Club 1967 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Ambrose Bierce adapted and re-wrote this classic German tale. Translated from the German of Richard Voss by Gustav Adolf Danziger. With 8 full-page watercolor illustrations by Michel Ciry and an introduction by Maurice Valency, along with a preface by Mr. Bierce. --- Printed for members of The Limited Editions Club by The Tri-Arts Press of New York. Number 553 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed on rear colophon page by Michel Ciry. --- Boards covered in coarse brown monk's cloth, with foliated cross on cover and titling on spine, both in brown. Volume protected by stiff cardboard chemise, glassine wrap, and in brown paper-covered slipcase. LEC monthly letter & prospectus laid in. Number 4 in LEC Series 35. --- A bright, firm and unmarked copy without apparent damages. Slipcase with rubbing & a little discoloration, otherwise in good shape and structurally sound. Small tears to glassine wrap. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiv, 80 pages 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century, BIRCH, Cyril
39 BIRCH, Cyril Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century
81030 Bloomington Indiana University Press 1959 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
An English-language collection of 7 stories which originated during China's Ming dynasty, each accompanied by a black & white drawing. Translated, and with an introduction and end-notes, by Cyril Birch. An entry in publisher's Unesco Collection of Representative Works, Chinese series. --- In full red-orange cloth-covered boards with minimalist gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With a little dulling to spine gilding, slight wear to cloth at extremities; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 205 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Desert Ship A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land, BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, John
40 BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, John The Desert Ship A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land
74866 New York Frederick Warne & Co. [1893-1894] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An extremely scarce edition of author's adventure story, set in the 'Colorado Desert' of present-day Southern California's Imperial Valley. With 21 b&w illustrations by Hume Nisbet and W. Buckley, 3 of which inserted as plates; as well as one map. Undated copy, but likely published c.1893-1894. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with lettering and elaborate illustrations on cover and spine in gilt, white, black, yellow, brown and orange. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Interior is firm and collated to confirm all pages present. Leaves lack markings or significant soiling. With minor discoloration to spine; with edgewear and mildly bumped corners.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 399, [3] leaves of plates pages 
Price: 196.00 USD
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