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The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation-Bearers; and The Furies

By: AESCHYLUS

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1979

Stock No.: 81897


A luxurious, leatherbound copy of the ancient Greek trilogy of tragedies consisting of "Agamemnon", "The Libation-Bearers" and "The Furies", which first appeared in 458 B.C. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead. With illustrations by Michael Ayrton, an introduction by Rex Warner, and a preface by the publisher. Includes a specially commissioned frontis portrait of Aeschylus by Richard Eichman. Issued as part of the publisher's Collector's ... 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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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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Winesburg, Ohio (Franklin Library Greatest Books of the 20th Century series)

By: ANDERSON, Sherwood

Price: $24.00

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

Stock No.: 81872


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. They are presented in this deluxe Franklin Library reprint edition with illustrations by John Berkey. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this lim... View more info

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W. H. Auden: Collected Poems (Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series)

By: AUDEN, W. H.

Price: $34.50

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

Stock No.: 81427


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library reprint edition of of selected poetry of W. H. Auden (1907-1973), the prolific English-born poet, playwright and essayist. Edited and with a preface by Edward Mendelson. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark green bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations... 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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In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: BIERCE, Ambrose

Price: $29.50

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

Stock No.: 81877


This collection of short stories by Ambrose Bierce (1842-c.1914) includes his acclaimed "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge". The author was an American Civil War soldier, journalist, humorist and short story writer. This deluxe Franklin Library edition includes a drawn portrait of Bierce by Herbert Tauss and illustrations by Dennis Lyall. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series. One of an unspecified number i... 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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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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The Spirit of Laws (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: Charles de Secondat, Baron de MONTESQUIEU

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1984

Stock No.: 81387


A deluxe leatherbound reprint edition offering an English-language version of the famous work by Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (usually referred to simply as 'Montesquieu'). This work has been described as being concerned with "political theory and comparative laws", and first appeared in 1748. Translated from the French by Thomas Nugent. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey

Price: $289.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1983

Stock No.: 81791


The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century tales, written in Middle English, which take the form of verse and are set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. They are presented in this deluxe, leatherbound Franklin Library two-volume set. The text is presented in both the W. W. Skeat Middle English version, side-by-side with the modern English version, as translated by J. U. Nicholson. With wood engraved illustrations by Edward Coley Burne-Jones an... View more info

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Troilus and Cressida (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey; KRAPP, George Philip (translation)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1983

Stock No.: 81864


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition of the 14th century tragic tale of two lovers, originally written in Middle English in the form of an epic poem. The text is presented in both the W. W. Skeat Middle English version, side-by-side with a modern English version, as translated by George Philip Krapp. With wood engraved illustrations by Edward Coley Burne-Jones. An entry in publisher's 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. On... View more info

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Canterbury Tales: A Modern Prose Translation (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey; WRIGHT, David (translation)

Price: $38.50

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

Stock No.: 81863


The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century tales, originally written by Geoffrey Chaucer in Middle English verse and set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. They are presented in a modern prose translation by David Wright in this deluxe, leatherbound Franklin Library edition. Includes a drawn portrait of Chaucer by Frederick Schneider, who also provides numerous illustrations. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World... View more info

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Two Plays of Anton Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters

By: CHEKHOV, Anton

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1966

Stock No.: 80622


Two of the great Russian master of the short story and dramatist's plays are offered here in this deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition. Includes striking color and b&w illustrations by Lajos Szalay and an introduction by Sir John Gielgud; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. --- In rust cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on cover and spine; dark red topstain. Volume housed in tweed-look red/green/yellow paper-covered slipcase. Publish... View more info

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The Compleat Gamester; or, Instructions How to Play at All Manner of Usual and Most Genteel Games

By: COTTON, Charles (author); LOW, Joseph (illustrations)

Price: $66.00

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Stock No.: 76758


A contemporary reprint edition of author's landmark compendium of all manner of games, first published in 1674, in slipcase. Number 1880 of a limited edition of 1950 copies. Signed by illustrator David Low on limitation page (illustrations throughout). Includes an introduction by Thomas E. Marston. --- In full tan leather-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine. With bird illustration in gilt on cover. Publisher's tan topstain. Slipcase covered in brown marbled... View more info

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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Fourth Edition

By: COWPER, William (author); MILFORD, H. S. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford: 1934

Stock No.: 82010


A very handsome leatherbound edition, offering the complete poetical works of William Cowper (1731–1800). Mr. Cowper wrote poems (many with religious themes) and hymns, and was a noted translator. Edited, and with 2 prefaces by H. S. Milford. With a frontis portrait of the author from a painting by George Romney. --- In dark red soft leather covers, fillets in blind to cover edges and floral decorations and titling to spine; sewn-in maroon ribbon bookmark. Top edge gil... View more info

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Guard of Honor

By: COZZENS, James Gould

Price: $35.50

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

Stock No.: 76379


A deluxe copy of author's intricately-plotted 1948 novel which features stateside World War II US military aviators over three tense days in 1943. This highly acclaimed novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1949. This reprint edition features illustrations by Charles McVickers. --- In rich full blue-grey leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. With blue silk moire endpapers and ... View more info

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England's Constable The life and letters of John Constable

By: DARRACOTT, Joseph

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Stock No.: 76263


This slim volume provides a look at the great English landscape and portrait painter John Constable (1776-1837). With numerous color and b&w plates bearing images of Constable's (and others) works. In full beige cloth-covered boards with sepia image pasted to cover; titling in gilt on brown spine block. Slipcase is covered with a landscape scene from one of Constable's paintings. --- A very handsome copy; without damages to interior or covers. Slipcase with rubbing at ex... View more info

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: DARWIN, Charles

Price: $85.00

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

Stock No.: 81796


Charles Darwin followed his landmark "Origin of the Species" with this work, which goes into more depth and is based on more data than the previous work. First published in 1871, this deluxe reprint edition with the illustrations as they appeared in the original editions. An entry in publisher's 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. --- Bound in rich full green bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titl... View more info

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Dombey and Son

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: [1860s-1870s]

Stock No.: 76234


An impressive edition, with the complete text, of the novel by Charles Dickens (1812-1870), first published serially beginning in 1846. 'Dombey and Son' is the story of a wealthy shipping magnate, and his son, daughter and assorted other characters. Issued as part of publisher's Dickens's Works series. With 39 illustrations by Hablot K.[night] Browne (who is not identified here under his 'Phiz' moniker). --- Bound in tan half calf over marbled red/gold/blue paper and wit... View more info

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The Dickens Story Teller: Choice Stories from Dickens' Household Words

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: (c1890s-1910s)

Stock No.: 77081


A collection of 10 stories by Mr. Dickens. Offered in a handsome binding, but with very browned, brittle interior leaves. In half burgundy leather with 4 raised spine bands and gilt-stamped titling and lines on covers & spine. Undated, but likely published c1890s-1910s. --- Covers with minor chafing at edges; previous owner's rubberstamping on front free endpaper, and the browned, brittle interior. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 351 pages View more info

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The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit: His Relatives, Friends and Enemies: Comprising All His Wills and Ways; the Whole Forming a Complete Key to the House of Chuzzlewit

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: [c.1940s-70s]

Stock No.: 81727


A handsome reprint edition (in slipcase) of the sixth novel by Charles Dickens (1812-1870), first published serially in 1843. "Martin Chuzzlewit" did not achieve the high level of popularity of some of Mr. Dickens's other works, but it was considered by him to be his best work. With 24 striking color illustrations by Wray Manning, and with an introduction by John T. Winterich. --- In the darker grey cloth variant, with maroon decorations on covers & spine, gilt t... View more info

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Hard Times for these times

By: DICKENS, Charles (author); SCOLLINS, Richard (illustrations)

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Stock No.: 76761


'Hard Times' has been described as a masterpiece and is the shortest major work by Dickens. It was first published in 1854. This deluxe modern reprint edition in slipcase features illustrations (and is signed on limitation page by) Richard Scollins. Number 1813 of a limited edition of 1950 copies. Includes an introduction by Monica Dickens. --- In black leather backed paper-covered boards with Scollins illustrations on front and back. Gilt-stamped titling on spine. Publi... View more info

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Seven Gothic Tales (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: DINESEN, Isak; D'ANDREA, Bernard (illustrations)

Price: $31.00

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

Stock No.: 81432


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition of this famous collection of stories by Isak Dinesen. Includes "The Deluge at Norderney", "The Old Chevalier", "The Monkey", "The Roads Around Pisa", "The Supper at Elsinore", The Dreamers", and "The Poet". Isak Dinesen was the pen name of Denmark's Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke. With illustrations by Bernard D'Andrea and a portrait of Dinesen by Ben F. Stahl... View more info

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Stories: Notes from Underground, The Gambler, and Poor People (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor

Price: $85.00

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

Stock No.: 81386


A deluxe leatherbound edition offering two shorter novels by Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) and his short story "Poor People". All translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. With a woodcut portrait of the author by Walter Brooks. 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 bonded leather covers with three raised bands on... View more info

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The Best of Sherlock Holmes (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Price: $44.00

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

Stock No.: 81435


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition offering a collection of 26 stories featuring Doyle's famous Sherlock Holmes character and narrated by his Dr. Watson companion. These stories originally appeared singly in magazines, then later in compilations. With illustrations by Ben F. Stahl and a painted portrait of Doyle by Walter Rane near front of volume. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series. One of an unspec... View more info

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The Best Short Stories (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: DREISER, Theodore

Price: $24.00

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

Stock No.: 81286


A deluxe leatherbound edition offering a collection of 14 short stories by Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) in this single volume. Includes his "St. Columba and the River", "A Doer of the Word", "Marriage--For One" and 11 others. With illustrations and a drawn portrait of Dreiser by Barron Storey. 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. --- Bo... View more info

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Decision (Signed First Edition)

By: DRURY, Allen

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 75299


Stated First Edition. Signed by author on fly page. Attractively produced copy of author's novel centered around the United States Supreme Court. In rich green 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 faux marbled endpapers; with green satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Includes laid in publisher's letter, specific to this title. --- Illustrated by M... View more info

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Anna Hastings: The Story of a Washington Newspaperperson! A.H.

By: DRURY, Allen

Price: $24.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 76014


Stated First Edition (precedes the William Morrow trade edition). Attractively produced copy of author's novel centered around a female newsperson in Washington, D.C. Illustrated by Uldis Klavins. --- In rich burgundy full leather covers with gilt ornamentation stamped on front, back and spine; three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior with maroon silk moire endpapers with matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's First Editio... View more info

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The Plays of Euripides: 2-volume set (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: EURIPIDES

Price: $194.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1983

Stock No.: 81870


A deluxe, two-volume Franklin Library set presenting the classic Greek tragedies of Euripides. Plays translated from the Greek by Edward P. Coleridge and with illustrations by Carla Bauer. An entry in publisher's 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One in an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full black bonded leather covers with three raised bands on each spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to cov... View more info

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The Sound and the Fury (Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series)

By: FAULKNER, William

Price: $45.00

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

Stock No.: 81291


A Franklin Library leatherbound edition of the fourth novel of William Faulkner (1897-1962), which was first published in 1929 and was followed by 14 others. With illustrations by Steven H. Stroud. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark blue bonded leather covers with two raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers an... View more info

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The Holy Cross and Other Tales

By: FIELD, Eugene

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge [Massachusetts], Stone & Kimball: 1894

Stock No.: 81070


Stated Second Edition, January 1894. Eleven tales by Eugene Field (1850-1895), known as "The Poet of Childhood", in a deluxe, compact binding. --- In dark navy cloth embellished with elaborate gilt and silver decorations and titling to front, back and spine, top edge gilt. With attractive engraved decorations to title page and at first letter of each story. Textblock fore-edges and lower edges untrimmed. --- A clean, firm copy though with prior owner's markings a... View more info

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Journey in the Dark

By: FLAVIN, Martin

Price: $37.50

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

Stock No.: 78283


A handsome edition of the author's novel which tells the story of life of Sam Braden, who wanted, and got, much from his life. First published in 1943 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1944, also named the 1943-44 Harper Prize Novel. With illustrations by Charles Hamrick. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. --- In full dark red bonded leather with four raised bands on spine. With elaborate gilt decorations on both covers and on... View more info

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The Good Soldier (Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series)

By: FORD, Ford Madox

Price: $50.50

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

Stock No.: 81792


A deluxe Franklin Library reprint edition of Ford Madox Ford's novel, which first appeared in 1915. The storyline is based in part on events in Ford's own life and tells of his characters' failing marriages. With a dedicatory letter to Stella Ford by the author, dated 1927. Includes illustrations by John Collier. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich f... View more info

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In This Our Life

By: GLASGOW, Ellen

Price: $39.50

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

Stock No.: 75404


With illustrations by Walter Rane. A handsome edition, in full green leather with four raised bands on spine. With elaborate gilt decorations on both covers and on spine; titling on spine in gilt, and all edges also in gilt. Interior leaves of high-quality paper. Green silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy in excellent condition but with a litt... View more info

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The Ranger and Other Stories (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series)

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $26.50

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

Stock No.: 81292


A Franklin Library leatherbound edition offering a collection of four stories by Zane Grey. Includes his "The Ranger", "Canyon Walls", "Avalanche" and "From Missouri". Each with an illustration by four different artists, such Frederick Remington and C. M. Russell. With a painted portrait of Gray by Charles Hamrick. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers series. One of an unspecified number i... View more info

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The History of Western Science 1543-2001

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Stock No.: 72152


Gorgeous volume traces the people and their discoveries. In decorative light blue and gilt design front & rear covers. Top edge bright gilt. Interior liberally dotted with pictures, is clean, bright & unmarked. Slipcase in generally good shape, but with small corner tears. [Any reference to dust jacket refers to this volume's slipcase. ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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

By: HARRIS, Joel Chandler

Price: $71.50

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

Stock No.: 81794


A deluxe Franklin Library leatherbound edition offering the classic childrens stories as told by Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus character, and featuring his many woodland creatures. With the charming illustrations by A. B. Frost, as in the earlier editions of this work. Includes a drawn portrait of Harris by Stan Hunter 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... View more info