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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

By: BARTLETT, John; KAPLAN, Justin (General editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: Sixteenth Edition; Second Printing

Stock No.: 72403

ISBN: 0316082775

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Essential, hefty go-to reference allows searches both by author and by individual words in the sought-after phrase. Clean, bright tight copy in full blue cloth covers. ; 2.3 x 10.1 x 7.9 Inches; 1472 pages View more info

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Corelli's Mandolin (First American Edition)

By: de BERNIERES, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1994

Stock No.: 41275

ISBN: 0679436448

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


One of those novels that sticks with you; wonderful tale of the people of the Greek island of Cephallonia during World War II, later made into movie titled "Captain Corelli's Mandolin". In dandy condition, inked presentation remarks ffep, else undamaged. Bright copper lettering, spine. Stated first American Edition. In poly protector w/orig. $24 price unclipped. ; 41275; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


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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For the Love of Books: 115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most

By: SHWARTZ, Ron

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset/Putnam: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82488

ISBN: 0399144668

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First printing, with full number line to copyright page. Ideal reading for people who ask themselves, "What do I read next?" 115 celebrated writers, from John Barth to Kurt Vonnegut, recommend the books they love best. --- In tan and brown paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features photo of a typical older book's edges. --- An excellent copy, clean, bright and unmarked. Excellent, unclipped jacket is bright, undamaged and protected in r... View more info