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Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume XXXIX June to November, 1869

By: N/A

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1869

Stock No.: 74482


Six months of the venerable illustrated magazine bound together. With dozens of engraved illustrations scattered throughout. Volume is bound in quarter leather and with pebbled brown cloth-covered boards; covers worn at extremities. With a few loose pages at front of volume, otherwise textblock is firm and intact, though with tears, markings and occasional soiling. --- Harper's Monthly is the second-oldest continuously published monthly magazine in the United States begi... View more info

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Best Children's Classics, Volume 8: Bookshelf for Boys and Girls

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Midland Park, New Jersey, The University Society, Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 80814


Volume 8 in the Best Children's Classics series. This volume features notable childrens stories or excerpts from longer works by noted authors. Includes "Adventures of Pinocchio" by Collodi, "Heidi at the Alm-Uncle's Hut" by Spyri, "Adventures of Black Beauty" by Sewell and many others. With illustrations throughout. --- In colorful pictorial covers. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with slight cover soiling.; Tall Octavo (9 ... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Stock No.: 81521


The learned Henry Adams takes the reader on a guided tour of the famed French cathedrals in this handsome edition in slipcase. With photographs by Samuel Chamberlain, a new introduction by Francis Henry Taylor and author's preface. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titling and decorations on spine. Sandglass flyer not present. Volume housed in gold paper-covered slipcase. --- A partial split at front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, ... View more info

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Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound

By: AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1966

Stock No.: 81019


The Greek Titan was the hero of Aeschylus' 5th-century BC poem, presented here along with the much more recent version/revision by the great early 19th century poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley. With drawings by John Farleigh and a preface by Rex Warner. 'Bound' translated from the Greek by Rex Warner. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and decorations on covers and spine. Volume lacks the slipcase and Sandglass flyer. --- Volume is in excellent shape with c... View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: AGEE, James

Price: $44.50

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

Stock No.: 75271


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... View more info

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Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1997

Stock No.: 77509


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. --... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1999

Stock No.: 81488


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&... View more info

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The Divine Comedy (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

By: ALIGHIERI, Dante

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81390


A deluxe leatherbound reprint edition of the famous 14th Century Italian epic poem. With illustrations by William Blake. Translated by Charles Eliot Norton. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full brown bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and s... View more info

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Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers)

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian (author); Lo GRIPPO, Robert (illustrations)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Stock No.: 81228


A deluxe leatherbound edition offering 74 of Hans Christian Andersen's famous fairy tales. Includes "The Little Mermaid", "The Princess and Pea", "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Ugly Duckling" and 70 others. With color illustrations by Robert Lo Grippo. Translated from the Danish by Erik Christian Haugaard. Includes a painted portrait of Andersen by George H. Jones near front of volume. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Sto... View more info

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Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)

By: APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 81053


A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoirs of American pioneers Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter. Applegate was an early leader on the Oregon Trail, and was credited with finding the Applegate Trail, an alternative, southerly route to Oregon's Willamette Valley. Lavinia Honeyman Porter's memoir of her Overland Trail journey, "By Ox Team to California" is also included. Edited by Martin Ridge. --- Includes a color map showing routes, a fronti... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: AUSTEN, Jane (author); BISHOP, Isabel (illustrations)

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 81509


A handsome, illustrated edition in slipcase of Jane Austen's classic. "Pride and Prejudice" was written in 1796-97 but first published in 1813. With black & white illustrations by Isabel Bishop, who provides an afterword. --- In gold cloth-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling, bust and facsimile Austen signature on cover; gold topstain. Slipcase in grey and maroon cloth, with Bishop illustration to cover and with attached black r... View more info

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Père Goriot

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $15.00

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

Stock No.: 78262


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 View more info

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Old Goriot (Le Père Goriot)

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York/London, The Heritage Press/The Nonesuch Press: 1946

Stock No.: 80167


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. Volu... View more info

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Droll Stories: Thirty Tales

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1939

Stock No.: 80624


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, brig... View more info

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Droll Stories (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: BALZAC, Honoré de

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 81424


A deluxe leatherbound edition offering rewarding, amusing stories by the acclaimed French author of 'La Comédie humaine'. Translated from the French by J. Lewis May. With illustrations by Elaine Rafael and Don Bolognese. Includes a portrait of Balzac by Roy Andersen near front of volume. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full burgundy bo... View more info

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Little Black Sambo (First Edition with illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat)

By: BANNERMAN, Helen

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Harter Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 80096


Stated First Edition November, 1931 on copyright page. This scarce edition of the controversial children's classic with 7 color illustrations of the original 8 by Fern Bisel Peat. (One illustration, "Oh! what lovely melted butter", is missing.) Also with 13 black and white illustrations by Ms. Peat. --- In patterned dark red cloth-covered boards with Peat circular color illustration pasted to cover. Unpaginated, with 46 yellow-bordered leaves (not counting the fu... View more info

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The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People

By: BAUM, L. Frank

Price: $103.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79545


A fourth printing in the first edition of the re-packaged Baum story that was originally published under the title "A New Wonderland" by R. H. Russell in 1900. With vertically aligned 'O-H-D' sans serif type on copyright page, broken 'H' in "The Monarch", p.[51] and half-missing 'D' in "Wizard", p.[121] (Bienvenue p.209-210). With 12 color plates, front cover illustration, and throughout in black & white by Frank Verbeck [Ver Beck]. Endpapers illu... View more info

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John Dough and the Cherub

By: BAUM, L. Frank

Price: $84.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1920

Stock No.: 79548


A c.1920 printing of the non-Oz story by the famous L. Frank Baum, creator of the Wizard of Oz and originally published in 1906 (no later date appears in the book). Illustrated by John R. Neill on 11 full-color tipped-in plates with the following pages' text printed on the verso (one at p. 10 is missing, along with page 12's text). Neill black & white illustrations throughout. (Bienvenue p.228). --- In full pale yellow cloth-covered boards with Neill color illustration ... View more info

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The Road to Oz

By: BAUM, L. Frank (author); NEILL, John R. (illustrations)

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co.: [c.1941]

Stock No.: 79544


A 1940s reprint edition of the fifth of the famous Oz books by L. Frank Baum. First published in 1909, volume bears no later date, likely published c.1941 (Bienvenue p.44). With front cover illustration (and throughout in black & white) by John R. Neill. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with bright color Neill illustration pasted to cover; spine with Neill illustration and titling in black. Jacket with the same color Neill illustration as on the cover on both front and b... View more info

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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XL, Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1912 to April, 1913

By: BAUM, L. Frank et al. (authors); RACKHAM, Arthur et al. (illustrators); DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor)

Price: $51.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1913

Stock No.: 76289


Six months of the famed magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in half burgundy leather and pebbled cloth-covered boards. Includes the months of November, 1912 through April, 1913. --- Each issue of St. Nicholas includes stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of charming illustrations, photos, riddles, poems, letters, and non-fiction articles written for young people. One story, "Aunt 'Phroney's Boy", written by L. Frank B... View more info

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The High World

By: BEMELMANS, Ludwig

Price: $45.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Stock No.: 79651


The Austrian-American author's children's book is set in the Alps. With color & black and white illustrations by the author. Ludwig Bemelmans was the author of the popular "Madeline" series, which included the Caldecott Award winning "Madeline's Rescue". --- In rust cloth-covered boards with illustration on cover in blue; spine titling in white. Jacket with colorful Bemelmans snowy ski scene on cover. --- With a little yellowish toning to endpapers, other... View more info

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My Life

By: BEWICK, Thomas

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1981

Stock No.: 77579


Likely first Folio Society edition. The autobiography of the great English naturalist, in a deluxe reprint edition. With many woodcut engraved illustrations and watercolours by the author. In brown quarter cloth over yellow paper-covered boards. Lacks the glassine jacket or a slipcase. --- With light soiling to covers and some loss of spine gilding; else a firm, bright copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century

By: BIRCH, Cyril

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1959

Stock No.: 81030


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 ... View more info

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The Desert Ship A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land

By: BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, John

Price: $196.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne & Co.: [1893-1894]

Stock No.: 74866


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. --- Interi... View more info

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Stories from the Decameron

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Stock No.: 81429


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition of the 14th century author's collection of stories which have long been considered the ultimate in tales and have provided numerous plot lines for subsequent works by others. Translated G. H. McWilliam. With illustrations by Ann Grifalconi and a portrait of Boccaccio by Jim Campbell near front of volume. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series. One of an unspecified numb... View more info

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The Adventures of Mario (translated from the German by Whittaker CHAMBERS)

By: BONSELS, Waldemar (author); WIESE, Kurt (illustrations)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79611


First U.S. edition. A charming illustrated story of an orphan boy who is befriended by all manner of creatures in the forest. With black and white illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Translated from the German by the noted anti-communist Whittaker Chambers. --- In pale yellow boards with Wiese illustrations and titling in brown and green on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With light soiling to covers, spotting to textblock edges and prior owner's dated signature to ... View more info

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Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763

By: BOSWELL, James; POTTLE, Frederick A. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Stock No.: 77568


Likely first Folio Society edition. A handsome reprint version of the famous observations, taken from James Boswell's journals, which he maintained daily in the years 1762 and 1763. Mr. Boswell is noted for his biography of his friend, Dr. Samuel Johnson. This edition edited and introduced by Frederick A. Pottle. Volume includes about 20 b&w engraved illustrations. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In navy quarter cloth over grey paper-covered boards w/handwritten d... View more info

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Early Autumn

By: BROMFIELD, Louis

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Press: 1977

Stock No.: 75308


Attractive leatherbound reprint copy of author's post World War I novel, which examines cultural clashes in a mythical Massacusetts town. 'Early Autumn' was originally published in 1926 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1927. In rich full brown leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich off-white papers and with maroon silk moire endpapers and matching ... View more info

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Jane Eyre -and- Wuthering Heights (Deluxe 2-Volume Boxed Set)

By: BRONTË, Charlotte; BRONTË, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1996

Stock No.: 80223


A handsome two-volume reprint set offering the two principal works by the Brontë sisters. With woodcut engraved illustrations in "Jane Eyre" by Simon Brett, and woodcut illustrations in "Wuthering Heights" by Peter Forster. The books share a green paper-covered slipcase. Volumes lack dust jackets (likely as issued). Stated 6th printings, 1996. --- The books are covered in light green silk moire fabric, with gilt-stamped spine titling. The authors' names ... 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 Christmas Angel

By: BROWN, Abbie Farwell (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1999

Stock No.: 74670


Signed by Joe Wheeler on title page. A clean, bright copy. With numerous b&w engravings. Dr. Wheeler's lengthy introduction provides information about Abbie Farwell Brown, as well as insights for the parent about the use of this story in a family environment. 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. ; Great Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; liii,... View more info

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The Poems of Robert Browning

By: BROWNING, Robert (author); LEWIS, C. Day (editor)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1971

Stock No.: 80580


A selection of poems by the great 19th Century English Victorian poet, in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase. Selected, edited, and introduced by C. Day Lewis and with woodcut illustrations by Peter Reddick. Indices of first lines and titles at rear of volume. --- In paper-covered boards illustrated with ancient columns and structures, and backed in brown cloth. With gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations. Slipcase covered in maroon paper. Publisher's Sandglass fl... View more info

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North Coast, and Other Poems

By: BUCHANAN, Robert Williams

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge and Sons: 1868

Stock No.: 73780


Elaborately bound in blue beveled edge cloth-covered boards with gilt and red lettering and decorations, front, rear and spine. With 53 engravings by T.(homas) and E.(dward) Dalziel and 5 others; all of which were engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Printed on heavy papers, with all three edges in gilt. Volume has tears to cloth at spine ends, many pages with foxing. Sticker removal damage, front pastedown. Overall, a tight copy with some magnificent examples of the engrav... View more info

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The Age of Fable, or The Beauties of Mythology

By: BULFINCH, Thomas; KLAPP, W. H. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1942

Stock No.: 80725


Many of the most-repeated myths and fables from Greek mythology are presented here in this attractive illustrated reprint edition. With notes, revisions and additions by W. H. Klapp and illustrations by Stanley William Hayter. Maps of ancient Greece and "family trees" of the Gods at endpapers. --- In orange and beige cloth-covered boards with circular device to cover in green foil. Titling and columnar illustration stamped in gilt on spine; green topstain. Volume... View more info

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The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World after Sperm Whales

By: BULLEN, Frank T. (author); SCHAEFFER, Mead (illustrations)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81275


First edition of this account of a whaling ship's round-the-world voyage to the South Seas from its base in New Bedford, Massachusetts and back, written by one of its crew members. With 8 striking illustrations by Mead Scheaffer on color plates, plus a few stray black & white illustrations, a second pictorial title page and color endpapers, likely by Scheaffer. With a map of the voyage. --- In black cloth-covered boards with decorations, illustrations and titling in gilt... View more info

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The Pilgrim's Progress and A Life of Bunyan With Forty Illustrations by David Scott; etched by William B. Scott

By: BUNYAN, John; WILSON, Rev. J.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, A. Fullarton and Co.:

Stock No.: 73691


In scuffed dark leather covers with gilt titling on cover. Marbled endpapers. Undated, but likely published in the late 19th century. A fragile work, with a few loose pages and split near front hinge, but with superb engravings scattered throughout. Some dampstaining and soiling. A damaged and delicate, but lovely, artifact from the 19th century. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 147 pages View more info

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Der Kleine Lord (Little Lord Fauntleroy)--German Language

By: BURNETT, Frances Hodgson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Loewe's Verlag Ferdinand Carl:

Stock No.: 73551


In dark green cloth-covered boards w/pasted-on color drawing of the little lord on his pony on the front cover. Entirely written in gothic-German type; with many illustrations by Willy Planck in both color and black and white. Volume is loose, but not excessively so; and with spine slant. A legendary story with handsome illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 153 pages View more info

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The Way of All Flesh

By: BUTLER, Samuel

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company/Literary Guild: 1944

Stock No.: 77044


Book club edition. A nice copy of the author's classic novel, which is a character study of a man's life and challenges. With color and black and white illustrations by André Durenceau. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with illustration on cover, illustrations and titling on spine; all in gilt. Olive coloring to jacket, with Durenceau color illustration on cover. --- A firm, clean copy but with small hole in front fr ee endpaper. Dust jacket with some chipping and ... View more info

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Don Juan: A Satiric Epic of Modern Life

By: BYRON, Lord (BYRON, George Gordon)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Stock No.: 81514


The famous narrative poem by Lord Byron, offered in a handsome reprint edition in slipcase with illustrations by Hugo Steiner-Prag. With an introduction by John T. Winterich. --- In full green-patterned yellow cloth-covered boards; titling on spine, and monogrammed B on cover both in gilt on black blocks; black topstain. Volume housed in black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer not present. --- A clean, bright copy lacking markings or evident damages. Slipcase wi... View more info

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The French Revolution: A History

By: CARLYLE, Thomas

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: [1960s-70s]

Stock No.: 76661


The Scottish philosopher/historian's history of the French Revolution in an attractive hardcover copy, in slipcase. Profusely illustrated by Bernard Lamotte and an introduction by Cecil Brown. --- Bound in Lamotte-illustrated full blue cloth-covered boards. Lacks the Sandglass flyer. Volume housed in red paper-covered slipcase. Volume bears 1956 date but likely published c.1960s-70s. --- Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and with some sunning to spin... View more info