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The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Modern Library #263.1), (Saint) AUGUSTINE (of Hippo)
1 (Saint) AUGUSTINE (of Hippo) The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Modern Library #263.1)
77119 New York The Modern Library [c1950] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition of one of the most remarkable works of religious philosophy by a member of the early Roman Catholic Church. Translated by Edward B. Pusey and with an introduction by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen. --- Toledano spine 8, w/pale green cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks, green topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1949 date but likely published c.1950. Jacket style h, verso advertises 347 titles in ML catalog. ML #263.1. --- A firm, clean, unmarked copy; but with some fading to gilding on cover. Dust jacket bears original $1.25 flap price w/light edgewear and slightly sunned spine, otherwise in great shape and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xiv, 338 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2), ADAMS, Henry
2 ADAMS, Henry The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2)
77135 New York The Modern Library [c1957] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition of this autobiography by the grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams; first published in 1907. With an introduction by James Truslow Adams. Indexed. --- Toledano spine 8, w/grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks, green topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1931 date but likely published c.1957. Jacket style i, verso advertises 379 titles in ML catalog. ML #76.2. --- A firm, bright, unmarked copy. Jacket with orig. $1.65 flap price, creases & a bit of fading to spine; jacket back cover is somewhat rippled; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; x, 517 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2), AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors)
3 AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors) Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)
79977 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A selection of seven notable plays from ancient Greece. Includes Agamemnon and Preometheus bound by Aeschylus; Oedipus the King and Antigone by Sophocles; Medea and Alcestis by Euripides and The Frogs by Aristophanes. Edited, with introductions and notes by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. --- Toledano spine 8 / light grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 405 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1961 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #158.2. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and discreet inked notations at introductions, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking additional damages. Dust jacket bears original $1.95 flap price; with light rubbing to extremities but otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxv, 446 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Twentieth Century American Poetry (Modern Library #127.4), AIKEN, Conrad (editor)
4 AIKEN, Conrad (editor) Twentieth Century American Poetry (Modern Library #127.4)
80018 New York The Modern Library [c.1966] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
From the jacket cover: ". . .American poetry, from Emily Dickinson to the present--including Frost, Eliot, Crane, Lowell. . .and 23 poets who have not previously appeared in an anthology." This Modern Library edition edited, and with a preface, by Conrad Aiken. Indices of poets and first lines at rear of volume. --- Toledano spine 11 / blue cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1965 (though 1963 date appears in book). ML #127.4. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking obvious damages. Price-clipped dust jacket with creasing, rubbing and chafing to extremities, inking to front flap and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xxii, 552 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Selected Stories of Sholom Aleichem   (Modern Library #145.2), ALEICHEM, Sholem
5 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
6 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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Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas (Modern Library #259.1), AQUINAS, Thomas; PEGIS, Anton C. (editor)
7 AQUINAS, Thomas; PEGIS, Anton C. (editor) Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas (Modern Library #259.1)
79971 New York The Modern Library [c.1964] Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The teachings and philosophy of the great thinker of the early Catholic Church are presented by the editor, Anton C. Pegis who has also provided an introduction. Includes extensive bibliography at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 11 / green cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso lists titles in ML catalog, but no specific number. Likely published c.1964 (though 1948 date appears in book). ML #259.1. --- With publisher or distributor's rubberstamping to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking obvious damages. Dust jacket bears penciled-through original $2.45 flap price, some cover soiling and light chafing to extremities; but is bright overall and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xxx, 690 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Aristotle's Politics (Modern Library #228.1), ARISTOTLE
8 ARISTOTLE Aristotle's Politics (Modern Library #228.1)
79964 New York The Modern Library [c.1944] Hard Cover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
The Greek philosopher's famed writings on politics and government have guided the peoples of the world for centuries. This Modern Library edition with the complete and unabridged translation from the Greek by Benjamin Jowett, and with an introduction by Max Lerner. --- In Toledano spine 8 / charcoal cloth / gilt titling on blue spine & cover blocks / blue topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 299 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1944 (though 1943 date appears in book). ML #228.1. --- A clean, sound, unmarked copy but with some wrinkling to front cover cloth. Dust jacket bears original $0.95 flap price; two lengthy tears have been repaired with tape, which has quite noticeably yellowed, with chips to edges and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 337 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2), ARISTOTLE
9 ARISTOTLE The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2)
80013 New York The Modern Library [c.1977-80] 0394604253 / 9780394604251 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
The complete text of the two influential works by Aristotle. "Rhetoric" translated from the Greek by W. Rhys Roberts; "Poetics" by Ingram Bywater. With introduction by Friedrich Solmsen. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style F endpapers / plain tan style p dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-1980 (though 1954 date appears in book). ML #246.2. --- With inked markings in several locations at margins, else a clean, firm copy. Unclipped jacket with a little soiling but otherwise newish and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxii, 289 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1), ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor)
10 ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor) Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1)
79160 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
A selection selection of the major works by Aristotle. Includes unabridged Logic, On the Soul, Nicomachean Ethics and Poetics plus generous excerpts from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics. Edited, and with introductions to the various works, by Richard McKeon. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks, green topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1961 (though 1951 date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 403 titles in ML catalog. ML #248.1. --- With prior owner's inked name to top and bottom of textblock, inked notations on perhaps as many as 12 pages (at "Nicomachean Ethics"); otherwise a bright, newish copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, in removable mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xxix, 667 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition), ARMSTRONG, Karen
11 ARMSTRONG, Karen Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)
80907 New York The Modern Library 2000 0679640401 / 9780679640400 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8th printing. In this Modern Library Chronicles edition the author tells the history of Islam and clarifies "misunderstandings" about Islam. With several maps, chronology, glossary of Arabic terms and listing of leading Islamic figures. --- In special pictorial boards with sepia images of men at prayer / Bernhard endpapers / special Chronicles semi-transparent jacket. --- A clean, bright, newish copy in similar, unclipped jacket. Jacket with 1/2-inch tear to edge. ; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xxxiv, 222 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Cousin Bette (First Modern Library Edition, ML #299.1), BALZAC, Honoré De
12 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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Père Goriot, and Eugénie Grandet (Modern Library #245.1), BALZAC, Honoré De
13 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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Zuleika Dobson, BEERBOHM, Max
14 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
15 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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Looking Backward 2000-1887 (Modern Library #22.3a), BELLAMY, Edward
16 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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Creative Evolution (Modern Library #231.1), BERGSON, Henri
17 BERGSON, Henri Creative Evolution (Modern Library #231.1)
79967 New York The Modern Library 1944 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The French philosopher's notable work, in an English-language Modern Library reprint edition. In the authorized translation by Arthur Mitchell, with a foreword by Irwin Edman. Indexed. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light grey cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 303 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1944 (1944 date appears in book). ML #231.1. --- A clean, sound, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. Bright, unclipped dust jacket with a hint of chafing along edges; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xxv, 453 pages 
Price: 21.50 USD
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The Making of Society: An Outline of Sociology, Revised Edition   (Modern Library #183.3), BIERSTEDT, Robert (editor)
18 BIERSTEDT, Robert (editor) The Making of Society: An Outline of Sociology, Revised Edition (Modern Library #183.3)
80211 New York The Modern Library [c1967-70] 0394601831 / 9780394601830 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Works of various scholars--from Karl Marx to St. Augustine--on the subject of organization of human society are presented here in this revised edition; edited and with an introduction by Robert Bierstedt. --- In Toledano spine 13 / red cloth / silver spine titling / ml logo blindstamped to front cover / blank endpapers / jacket style l / verso is blank. Interior bears 1959 date but likely published c.1967-70. ML #183.3. --- With prior owner's rubberstamping to front free endpaper, otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with sunned spine, some rubbing and protected in removable mylar.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xx, 557 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4), BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
19 BOCCACCIO, Giovanni The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4)
77140 New York The Modern Library [1959] Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Good only copy of the classic collection of ancient stories. Translated (and with translator's note) from the Italian by Frances Winwar. Complete and unabridged. --- Toledano spine 8, w/light grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c1959 (though 1955 publication date appears in book). Jacket style h, verso advertises 385 titles in ML catalog. ML #71.4. --- With water-spotting to topstain, evidence of exposure to moisture, otherwise an unmarked, clean copy. Price-clipped dust jacket is very rubbed & w/some soiling; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxxviii, 666 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4), BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
20 BOCCACCIO, Giovanni The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4)
76251 New York The Modern Library [1955] Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Translated (and with translator's note) from the Italian by Frances Winwar; includes preface by the author. Complete and unabridged. --- In Toledano spine 8 w/full grey cloth covers, gilt titling stamped on black blocks, cover and spine, & grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1955 date (likely publication date). Jacket style i, verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. ML #71.4. --- Exposure to dampness has caused jacket to adhere to covers (now detached but bits of jacket remains on covers). Volume is otherwise clean and intact. Dust jacket with chips & rubbing, bears original $1.45 flap price; and in removable archival mylar protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxxviii, 666 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Wuthering Heights, BRONTË, Emily; EICHENBERG, Fritz (woodcut illustrations)
21 BRONTË, Emily; EICHENBERG, Fritz (woodcut illustrations) Wuthering Heights
80432 New York The Modern Library 1978 039460458X / 9780394604589 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The classic romance novel in a Modern Library reprint edition. With wood engraved illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg, an introduction by Royal A. Gettmann, and an editor's preface by Charlotte Brontë, writing under her Currer Bell pseudonym. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style F endpapers / plain tan style p dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-1980 though incorrectly labeled as "First Modern Library Edition, 1950" on copyright page. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with slight scuffs to covers. Unclipped jacket with darkened area on back and faint soiling but otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxxii, 400 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1), BROOKS, Van Wyck
22 BROOKS, Van Wyck The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1)
80041 New York The Modern Library [c.1942] Hardcover Very Good- in Poor dust jacket 
A Modern Library Giant reprint edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning literary history of New England, originally published in 1936. --- In Toledano spine G4 / charcoal cloth / gilt titling on navy spine blocks / gilt-stamped ML torchbearer on front cover & spine / publisher's dark blue topstain / blank GA style endpapers / jacket style Gc / verso advertises 281 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1942 (though 1936 date appears in volume). ML #G57.1. --- With general yellowing to leaves, pencilings to textblock edges, interior is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with plenty of tears and chips, flaps have detached (but are present), inkings to front cover, but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (14), 550 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Wisdom of Israel: An Anthology (Modern Library Giant #G79.1), BROWNE, Lewis (Editor).
23 BROWNE, Lewis (Editor). The Wisdom of Israel: An Anthology (Modern Library Giant #G79.1)
79780 New York The Modern Library 1945 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
An anthology of significant writings by Jewish thinkers in a Modern Library hardcover edition in jacket. Writings taken from the Hebrew Bible through more modern writers. Edited and with a preface by Lewis Browne. Volume bears 1945 date, but likely published c.1963. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano G-5, CLOTH-Red, TITLE BLOCKS COLOR- Black, ENDPAPERS-blank, JACKET-Ge/Verso lists unspecified number of titles, ML# G-79.1. --- With prior owner's rubberstamping & inked notations to title page, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with light rubbing and price-clipped flap, otherwise in good shape and in removable archival mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxxii, 748 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1), BROWNING, Robert
24 BROWNING, Robert The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)
76428 New York The Modern Library Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
From the dust jacket: "...everything of importance that Browning ever wrote..." and "Including all of Browning's lyric and dramatic poetry...". A Modern Library Giant edition with introduction and biograhical information by Saxe Commins; index of first lines of poems at the rear. Though 1934 date appears on copyright page, this edition likely published c.1940. --- In Toledano spine G4 with full beige cloth covers, gilt & green titling & decorations on on cover & spine; publisher's faded green topstain, plain endpapers. Jacket style Gc, verso advertises 274 titles in ML catalog. ML #G-17.1. --- With previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, binder's glue bleed-through at endpapers and yellowed leaves, otherwise volume is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with big chip at head of spine, is discolored and yellowed but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector. This volume is showing its age and is priced accordingly. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii, 1,223 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Good Earth (Modern Library #15.3), BUCK, Pearl S.
25 BUCK, Pearl S. The Good Earth (Modern Library #15.3)
80440 New York The Modern Library [c1958] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
The classic novel of China in a Modern Library reprint copy. "The Good Earth" was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1932. Includes a preface by the author. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 393 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1960 (though 1944 date appears in book). ML #15.3. --- With a little dulling to cover & spine gilding, else a very nice copy: clean, sturdy and unmarked. Unclipped, bright dust jacket with a pencil mark to cover, a little yellowing and small tears/chips to edges; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; (6), 313 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Bulfinch's Mythology  Age of Fable, Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne (Modern Library Giant #G14.1), BULFINCH, Thomas
26 BULFINCH, Thomas Bulfinch's Mythology Age of Fable, Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne (Modern Library Giant #G14.1)
74051 New York The Modern Library Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Thomas Bulfinch made it his life's work to present classical fables and myths from the ancient world to the modern world. Includes 16 photos of famed artworks depicting the subjects herein. Undated copy, but likely published c.1942. Verso of dust jacket advertises 284 titles in Modern Library catalog. In full green cloth covers w/decorations and lettering in black and gilt on cover and spine. Interior clean and unmarked, though yellowed. Dust jacket chipped and torn, with 2 open tears, back cover and sunned at spine; in removable mylar protector. In Toledano binding #G-4, plain endpapers, jacket style Gd. ML Giant #G14.1.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 778 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, or, The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night:  An Adult Selection (Modern Library #201.1), BURTON, [Sir] Richard F.[rancis] (1821-1890)
27 BURTON, [Sir] Richard F.[rancis] (1821-1890) The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, or, The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night: An Adult Selection (Modern Library #201.1)
80569 New York The Modern Library [c.1956] Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
The popular folk tales of the Arab world in a good Modern Library copy. Sir Richard F. Burton was an explorer who translated these and other tales into English and introduced them to the West. Selected, and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf; printed with many of Burton's notes. With introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 376 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1956 (though 1932 date appears in book). ML #201.1. --- With slight yellowing to leaves and a hint of soiling to textblock edges, otherwise a clean, firm and unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with a few chips and tears, some foxing to back and to verso, else intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xiv, 823 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1), BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)
28 BURTT, Edwin A. (editor) The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)
79778 New York The Modern Library [c.1939-44] Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A Modern Library Giant edition offering: ". . . 13 essays [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill and others. Edited, with an introduction by Edwin A. Burtt. Volume bears 1939 date, but likely published c.1939-44. Lacks the dust jacket. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano G-4, CLOTH-Blue-Green, SPINE TITLE BLOCKS/TOPSTAIN COLORS- Black, ENDPAPERS-blank, JACKET-none, ML#G-47.1. --- A partial split near title page has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing. With prior owner's signature and info. to front paste-down and chafing to cloth at tail of spine, else a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiv, 1041 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1), BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)
29 BURTT, Edwin A. (editor) The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)
79369 New York The Modern Library [c1967] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
From the jacket flap, this Modern Library Giant edition offers: ". . . 13 essays [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill and others. Edited, with an introduction by Edwin A. Burtt. --- In Toledano spine G7 with full purple cloth covers, silver & lavender titling & decorations on cover & spine; plain endpapers. Jacket style Gh. 1939 date appears in book, but likely published c1967. ML #G-47.1. --- Somewhat weak front and back hinges have been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, and with a blemish to the cloth on front cover in the form of a small hole; otherwise a sound, bright copy. Bright dust jacket with light creasing and tearing along edges; in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiv, 1041 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Erewhon, or Over the Range -and- Erewhon Revisited: Twenty Years Later (Modern Library #136.2), BUTLER, Samuel
30 BUTLER, Samuel Erewhon, or Over the Range -and- Erewhon Revisited: Twenty Years Later (Modern Library #136.2)
80551 New York The Modern Library [c.1958] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition presenting the author's utopian first novel "Erewhon" (first published 1872) and its sequel (1901). With an introduction by Lewis Mumford. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 380 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1958 (though 1955 date appears in book). ML #136.2. --- A bright, firm and unmarked copy lacking damages worth mentioning. Price-clipped jacket with a chip near head of spine, lightly sunned spine and slight chafing to edges, else nice and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xxvii, 622 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Erewhon, or Over the Range -and- Erewhon Revisited: Twenty Years Later (Modern Library #136.2), BUTLER, Samuel
31 BUTLER, Samuel Erewhon, or Over the Range -and- Erewhon Revisited: Twenty Years Later (Modern Library #136.2)
80471 New York The Modern Library [c.1939-96] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition presenting the author's utopian first novel "Erewhon" (first published 1872) and its sequel (1901). With an introduction by Lewis Mumford. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / lacks the dust jacket. Likely published c.1939-63 (though 1927 date appears in the book). ML #136.21. --- A clean, sturdy and unmarked copy but with some dulling to cover & spine gilding and slightly sunned spine.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xxvii, 622 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The Way of All Flesh (Modern Library #13.1), BUTLER, Samuel
32 BUTLER, Samuel The Way of All Flesh (Modern Library #13.1)
79003 New York The Modern Library [c.1931-1939] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
The author's controversial semi-autobiographical novel was published in 1903 after his death in 1902. With a biographical note about Butler and this work by R. A. Streatfeild. --- In Toledano spine 7: full rust balloon cloth-covered limp boards, gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine, and with binder's red topstain. With orange Kent endpapers, no dust jacket. Likely published c.1931-1939 (no date appears in the book). ML #13.1. --- Spine is sunned (but titling is readable), with an open tear to title page and rounded cover corners. A partially detached rear hinge has been carefully repaired prior to this listing.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 410 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3), BYRON, George Gordon Lord
33 BYRON, George Gordon Lord Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3)
80270 New York The Modern Library [c.1966-67] Hard Cover Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The famous narrative poem by Lord Byron in a Modern Library reprint edition. With 16 cantos (the partial 17th is not included), and an introduction by Louis Kronenberger. --- In Toledano spine 11 / red cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1966-67 (though 1949 date appears in book). ML #24.3. --- The front board has warped, leaving it slightly bowed; with darkish discoloration to cloth. Interior clean, unmarked and bright. (Note: a weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing.) Price-clipped dust jacket with dampstains near spine and with small tears and rubbing; but overall bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xiii, 514 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Tobacco Road (Modern Library #249.1), CALDWELL, Erskine
34 CALDWELL, Erskine Tobacco Road (Modern Library #249.1)
80438 New York The Modern Library [c.1966-67] Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of this highly-regarded novel by Mr. Caldwell. "Tobacco Road" paints a shockingly candid picture of poor depression-era sharecroppers in the American South, and was made into a highly-successful Broadway play. With a brief foreword by the author entitled "After Ten Years". --- In Toledano spine 12 / rust cloth / blindstamped ml cover logo / gilt-stamped spine titling / Kent tan endpapers / jacket style l / verso is blank. Likely published c.1966-67 (though 1960 date appears in book). ML #249.1. --- Distributor/publisher rubberstamping to front free endpaper, otherwise a bright, firm, newish copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with tape-repaired two-inch tear near head of spine, and light chafing to edges; else bright and in removable, archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); (12), 241 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Making of Man:  An Outline of Anthropology   (Modern Library #149.2), CALVERTON, V. F. (editor)
35 CALVERTON, V. F. (editor) The Making of Man: An Outline of Anthropology (Modern Library #149.2)
80553 New York The Modern Library [c.1959] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Works of various scholars on the subject of anthropology are presented here in this Modern Library compilation. Edited, with a preface and introduction by V. F. Calverton. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 393 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1960 (though 1931 date appears in book). ML #149.2. --- With a small tear to paper at gutter near title page, and a tiny bruise to lower front cover edge, otherwise a clean, firm and unmarked copy. Unclipped, bright jacket with inked flap price, tears & light chipping along edges and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xv, 879 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Plague (Modern Library #109.2), CAMUS, Albert
36 CAMUS, Albert The Plague (Modern Library #109.2)
80011 New York The Modern Library [c.1962] Hard Cover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition of the famed tale of people caught up by the dread disease and imprisoned to effect a quarantine. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain/ grey Kent endpapers / jacket style j / verso advertises 415 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1962 (though 1948 date appears in book). ML #109.2. --- With underlinings in ink and pencil throughout, as well as prior owner's signatures in couple of locations; otherwise a firm, intact copy. Fair only price-clipped dust jacket with tears, chips and rubbing but intact and protected in removable mylar.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 278 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll (includes 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', 'Through the Looking Glass', 'Sylvie and Bruno') (Modern Library Giant #G-28.1), CARROLL, Lewis; TENNIEL, John (Illustrator)
37 CARROLL, Lewis; TENNIEL, John (Illustrator) The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll (includes 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', 'Through the Looking Glass', 'Sylvie and Bruno') (Modern Library Giant #G-28.1)
79356 New York The Modern Library [c.1945-63] Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
The collected prose and poetry of this most popular author, including "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", "Through the Looking Glass", "Sylvie and Bruno" and many others, in a Modern Library Giant issue. With the superb b&w illustrations by John Tenniel (in "Alice" and "Looking Glass") and an introduction by Alexander Woollcott. Index of first lines (of poetry) at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine G5 with full green cloth covers, gilt titling & decorations on black blocks on cover & spine; "quad aristocrat" endpapers. Lacks the dust jacket. No publication date appears in volume, likely published c.1945-63. ML #G-28.1. --- Covers with bumps at corners, a partial crease to front cover, interior a little yellowed and with a slightly loose front cover; otherwise a sound, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xi, 1293 pages 
Price: 33.50 USD
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Death Comes for the Archbishop (Modern Library Spine 16), CATHER, Willa
38 CATHER, Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop (Modern Library Spine 16)
79959 New York The Modern Library [c.1980-1985] 0394605039 / 9780394605036 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of the author's novel, originally published in 1927. Virginia-born and Nebraska-raised, Willa Cather (1873-1947) often wrote of pioneer life in the West. "Death Comes for the Archbishop" is set in the Territory of New Mexico and concerns the first bishop and his vicar who are sent there to establish the Catholic Church in the new territory. --- Toledano spine 16 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stiched) / style G ML torchbearer logo endpapers / jacket style q / verso advertises Modern Library titles using last 6 digits of ISBN numbers. Volume bears 1955 date but likely published c.1980-1985. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with slight soiling to textblock edges. Good only dust jacket with chipping to edges & price sticker remnants; in removable mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 299 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2), CELLINI, Benvenuto
39 CELLINI, Benvenuto Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)
80130 New York The Modern Library [c.1927] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
This energetically told autobiography by the 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author has become a classic. In an early Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. --- In Toledano spine #4 / brown leatherette limp boards / gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine / publisher's brown topstain / yellow Bernhard endpapers. Lacks the dust jacket. Undated, but likely published c.1927. ML #3.2. --- With wear to edges of covers and general darkening to textblock edges. Interior leaves have yellowed a little but are clean and unmarked; volume is tight.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 485 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3), CELLINI, Benvenuto
40 CELLINI, Benvenuto The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3)
77127 New York The Modern Library [c1961] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told here, this autobiography has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks, very faded red topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c1961 (though no publication date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 405 titles in ML catalog. ML #150.3. --- Penciling to front free endpaper, else an unmarked, firm, clean copy. Dust jacket with chafing and tears (especially at spine ends), orig. $1.95 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 485 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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