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The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Modern Library #263.1)

By: (Saint) AUGUSTINE (of Hippo)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1963-67]

Stock No.: 81178


A Modern Library edition of the enduring work of religious philosophy by a member of the early Roman Catholic Church. Translated by Edward B. Pusey and with an introduction by the Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen. --- In Toledano spine 11 w/full rust cloth covers, gilt titling & decorations stamped on spine; ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1949 date but likely published c.1963-67. Volume lacks the dust jacket. ML #263.1. --- A clean, f... View more info

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The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2)

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1957]

Stock No.: 77135


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, unmar... View more info

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Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)

By: AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1956]

Stock No.: 81584


A selection of seven notable plays from ancient Greece. Includes Agamemnon and Prometheus 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. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 377 titles in ML cat... View more info

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A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (Modern Library #101.3)

By: AIKEN, Conrad (compliler & editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1955]

Stock No.: 81471


Conrad Aiken, an acclaimed American poet and novelist, has selected dozens of American poems from the 17th through 20th Centuries for this Modern Library edition. With an introduction by Mr. Aiken. Indices of authors and first lines at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1944 d... View more info

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Twentieth Century American Poetry (Modern Library #127.4)

By: AIKEN, Conrad (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1966]

Stock No.: 80018


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 b... View more info

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Selected Stories of Sholom Aleichem (Modern Library #145.2)

By: ALEICHEM, Sholem

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1956

Stock No.: 79938


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 195... View more info

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Aristotle's Politics (Modern Library #228.1)

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1944]

Stock No.: 79964


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 ... View more info

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The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2)

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 80013


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 ... View more info

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Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1)

By: ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1947]

Stock No.: 81529


A Modern Library edition featuring a 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 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises 329 titles in ML catalog... View more info

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Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)

By: ARMSTRONG, Karen

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 2000

Stock No.: 80907


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 but with minor rippling to pp.35/36. In clean, bright, unclippe... View more info

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Cousin Bette (First Modern Library Edition, ML #299.1)

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80301


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 signatur... View more info

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Père Goriot, and Eugénie Grandet (Modern Library #245.1)

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.19612]

Stock No.: 80436


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 l... View more info

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Droll Stories (Modern Library #193.1)

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1948]

Stock No.: 81487


A Modern Library edition offering this famous collection of ribald, amusing stories by the acclaimed French author of "La Comédie humaine". Translated from the French and with preface by unattributed person. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 334 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1948 (no publication date appears in book). ML #193.1. -... View more info

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Zuleika Dobson

By: BEERBOHM, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1926

Stock No.: 71139


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 View more info

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Zuleika Dobson (Modern Library #116.2)

By: BEERBOHM, Max

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1946]

Stock No.: 79968


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 appear... View more info

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Looking Backward 2000-1887 (Modern Library #22.3a)

By: BELLAMY, Edward

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1947]

Stock No.: 80298


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... View more info

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The Making of Society: An Outline of Sociology, Revised Edition (Modern Library #183.3)

By: BIERSTEDT, Robert (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1967-70]

Stock No.: 80211


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... View more info

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The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4)

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1955]

Stock No.: 76251


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 jacke... View more info

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The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4)

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1959]

Stock No.: 77140


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 c.1959 (though 1955 publication date appears in book). Jacket style h, verso advertises 385 titles in ML catalog. ML #71.4. --- With water-spotting to topst... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: BRONTË, Emily; EICHENBERG, Fritz (woodcut illustrations)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 80432


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 incorrectl... View more info

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The Flowering of New England 1815 - 1865 (Modern Library Giant #G57.1)

By: BROOKS, Van Wyck

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1942]

Stock No.: 80041


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... View more info

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Stock No.: 76428


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... View more info

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The Good Earth (Modern Library #15.3)

By: BUCK, Pearl S.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1958]

Stock No.: 80440


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 gild... View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology Age of Fable, Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne (Modern Library Giant #G14.1)

By: BULFINCH, Thomas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Stock No.: 74051


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, wit... View more info

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The Life and Works of Beethoven (Modern Library #241.2)

By: BURK, John N.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1965]

Stock No.: 81478


This Modern Library edition includes both a biography of the great German composer, as well as a section offering a brief description, (including some musical notations), of most of his major works. With index of names to be found in this volume. --- In Toledano spine 11 / rust cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1965 (though 1943 date appears in book). ML ... View more info

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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)

By: BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1967]

Stock No.: 79369


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 ... View more info

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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)

By: BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1939-44]

Stock No.: 79778


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, E... View more info

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The Way of All Flesh (Modern Library #13.1)

By: BUTLER, Samuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1931-1939]

Stock No.: 79003


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... View more info

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Erewhon, or Over the Range -and- Erewhon Revisited: Twenty Years Later (Modern Library #136.2)

By: BUTLER, Samuel

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1939-63]

Stock No.: 80471


A Modern Library reprint edition presenting the author's utopian first novel "Erewhon" (first published 1872) and its sequel (1901) in this single volume. 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 #136.2. --- A clean, sturdy and unmarked copy but w... View more info

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Erewhon, or Over the Range -and- Erewhon Revisited: Twenty Years Later (Modern Library #136.2)

By: BUTLER, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1958]

Stock No.: 80551


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 lack... View more info

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Don Juan (Modern Library #24.3)

By: BYRON, George Gordon Lord

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1955]

Stock No.: 81540


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 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1949 date appears in book). ML #24.3. --- A clean, sturdy and unmarked copy but with a ... View more info

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Tobacco Road (Modern Library #249.1)

By: CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1966-67]

Stock No.: 80438


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. ... View more info

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The Plague (Modern Library #109.2)

By: CAMUS, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1962]

Stock No.: 80011


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, ... View more info

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The Deepening Stream (Modern Library #200.2)

By: CANFIELD, Dorothy

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1951]

Stock No.: 81476


A Modern Library reprint edition of the 1930 novel by Dorothy Canfield (1879-1958). "The Deepening Stream", per the jacket flap, is a ". . .drama of a young girl who grew to womanhood through love and suffering." --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 358 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1951 (though 1930 date appears in book). ML ... View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop (Modern Library Spine 16)

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1980-1985]

Stock No.: 79959


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 b... View more info

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The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3)

By: CELLINI, Benvenuto

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1961]

Stock No.: 77127


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 #15... View more info

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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)

By: CELLINI, Benvenuto

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1927]

Stock No.: 80130


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 edg... View more info

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Sixteen Famous American Plays (Modern Library Giant #G21.2)

By: CERF, Bennett; CARTMELL, Van H. (editors)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1963]

Stock No.: 79782


A collection of 16 works for the stage in one Modern Library Giant hardcover volume in jacket, deemed by the editors to be by ". . .the Greatest Playwrights in America Today". Clifford Odets, Thornton Wilder, Eugene O'Neill, Lillian Hellman and many others are represented. Edited by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell, with an introduction by Brooks Atkinson. Volume bears 1941 date, but likely published c.1963. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano G-6, ... View more info

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The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha: Ozell's Revision of the Translation of Peter Motteux (Modern Library #174.2)

By: CERVANTES, Miguel de

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1949-50]

Stock No.: 80552


The 'first modern European novel' in a conventionally-sized (but thick) Modern Library reprint edition. Complete and unabridged. In Ozell's revision of the translation of Peter Motteux. With an introduction by Henry Grattan Doyle, and author's preface to the reader. Volume wrapped in E. McKnight Kauffer designed jacket in black, red and white. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket... View more info

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Selected Poetry and Prose of Coleridge (Modern Library #279.1)

By: COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1962]

Stock No.: 81162


A Modern Library edition offering the principal works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834). Includes his notable poetry, including his "Rime of the Ancient Mariner", as well as a lengthy offering of his prose writings, including literary criticism and essays. Edited, with an introduction by Donald A. Stauffer. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advert... View more info