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The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: AESCHYLUS; BLACKIE, John Stuart (translator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1906-27]

Stock No.: 81560

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition with the lyrical dramas of the ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus (525/524 BC – c.456 BC). Includes his "Agamemnon", "Choephorae, or The Libation Bearers", "The Eumenides", "Prometheus Bound", "The Suppliants", "Seven Against Thebes" and "The Persians". Each with introductory remarks and notes. Translated from the Greek by John Stuart Blackie. Edited by Ernest Rhys, who supplies a preface, an essay on the genius and character of the Greek tragedy, and biography of Aeschylus. An entry in Everyman's Li... View more info

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The Tower of London: A Historical Romance (Everyman's Library #400)

By: AINSWORTH, William Harrison

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 82887

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Harrison Ainsworth's novel is broken into two parts: "Jane the Queen" and "Mary the Queen", and its centerpiece is the Tower of London, presented as ". . .a palace, a prison, and a fortress" (per Ross, p.5). Entry 400 in Everyman's Library fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys, who has supplied an introduction. --- In flatback binding style 1, full carmine cloth-covered boards with Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, brown topstain and fancy Knowles woodcut art at title page & frontis. Lacks the du... View more info

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Persian Poems: An Anthology of Verse Translations (including Edward FitzGerald translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) (Everyman's Library #996)

By: ARBERRY, A. J. (editor)

Price: $20.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1954

Stock No.: 83133

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition presenting a selection of Persian poetry, including the famous Edward FitzGerald translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám as well as the work of several other poets. Rendered into English by various translators; edited by A. J. Arberry. Entry 996 in Everyman's Library Poetry and Drama series. --- A 1954 first Everyman's Library edition, in EL binding style 4. Full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine; orange topstain. In blue dust jacket with "EL" and scrollwork on front cover. ---... View more info

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The Acharnians, and three other Plays of Aristophanes: The Plays of Aristophanes, Volume I (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: ARISTOPHANES

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 81571

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition presenting four enduring comedic plays by Aristophanes (c.444 BC - c.380 BC). Includes: "The Acharnians", "The Knights", "The Birds" and "The Peace". Translated from the Greek by J. Hookham Frere, and with an introduction by John P. Maine. Edited by Ernest Rhys. An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full pale green cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, brown topstain. Volume l... View more info

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Essays (Everyman's Library #10)

By: BACON, Francis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1936

Stock No.: 82084

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A collection of 43 essays on fundamental aspects of human life by the English philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626). The essays focus on basics such as "Of Truth", "Of Death", "Of Cunning", "Of Love", etc. With an introduction by Oliphant Smeaton. Back matter includes index of quotations and foreign phrases, and glossary. Entry 10 in Everyman's Library 'Essays and Belles-Lettres' series. --- A 1936 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full orange cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to ... View more info

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The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation & The Lives of St. Cuthbert and the Abbots (Everyman's Library #479, History series)

By: BEDE (or BAEDA)

Price: $26.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1958

Stock No.: 82644

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A history of religion in England by Bede, 'The Venerable', in an Everyman's Library edition. Bede, an 8th-century monk who lived in northeast England, is known as the Father of English History. Bede, or 'Baeda', in attempting to to tell the history of religion in England, did not exclude other subjects and thus was was the first to study English history from its earliest days to his own time (per Ross, p.39-40). With an introduction by David Knowles. Number 479 in Everyman's Library History series. --- A 1958 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full blue clot... View more info

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Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor

By: BLACKMORE, R. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1948

Stock No.: 81687

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


R. D. Blackmore's famous historical romance was set in the 17th century and first published in 1869. The author had trouble getting the novel published, but once available it became tremendously popular and has stayed in print ever since. Edited and with an introduction by Ernest Rhys. Entry 304 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1948 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling, blindstamped EL ribbon "knot" to cover and brown topstain. Red jacket features the same knot on cover. --- A clean, bright, firmly-bound ... View more info

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Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor (Everyman's Library #304)

By: BLACKMORE, R. D.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1914

Stock No.: 82954

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


R. D. Blackmore's famous historical romance was set in the 17th century and first published in 1869. The author had trouble getting the novel published, but once available it became tremendously popular and has stayed in print ever since. Edited and with an introduction by Ernest Rhys. Entry 304 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full carmine cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, dark topstain and fancy Knowles woodcut art at title page, endpapers & fro... View more info

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Poems and Prophecies (Everyman's Library #792)

By: BLAKE, William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1950

Stock No.: 82955

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition featuring poems and prophetic works by William Blake (1757-1827), the English poet, painter and visionary. Edited and with an introduction by Max Plowman. Entry 792 in Everyman's Library Poetry & Drama series. --- A 1950 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full olive cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With scratches and scuffs to spine, otherwise a firmly-bound, sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xxxii, 439 pages View more info

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Shirley

By: BRONTË, Charlotte

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1950

Stock No.: 81688

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


The second published novel by Charlotte Brontë followed her "Jane Eyre" and first appeared in 1849 under her Currer Bell pseudonym. The story is set in Yorkshire amidst labor unrest in the textile industry following the Napoleonic Wars. With an introduction by May Sinclair. Entry 288 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1950 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious decoration to cover and brown topstain. Red jacket features Ravilious "EL" decoration on cover. --- A clean, brig... View more info

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The Professor -and- Emma: A Fragment (Everyman's Library #417)

By: BRONTË, Charlotte

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1969

Stock No.: 82092

ISBN: 0460004174

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition presenting the first novel written by Charlotte Brontë. Though she wrote it before her notable "Jane Eyre" and other works, it was first published after her death. The story is semi-autobiographical, and draws on her experience as a teacher in Brussels as a young woman. With an introduction by Margaret Lane. --- Also included are two chapters from her unfinished novel "Emma", along with an introduction by William Makepeace Thackeray. Entry 417 in Everyman's Library Fiction series. --- A 1969 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger fo... View more info

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Shirley

By: BRONTË, Charlotte

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1962

Stock No.: 82093

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The second published novel by Charlotte Brontë followed her "Jane Eyre" and first appeared in 1849 under her Currer Bell pseudonym. The story is set in Yorkshire amidst labor unrest in the textile industry following the Napoleonic Wars. With an introduction by Margaret Lane. Entry 288 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1962 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full green cloth-covered boards with bronze/copper-stamped spine titling and "EL" in script at tail of spine; pale orange topstain. In green dust jacket with Everyman's Library ... View more info

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Shirley (Everyman's Library #288)

By: BRONTË, Charlotte (author); SINCLAIR, May (introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1935

Stock No.: 82083

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The second published novel by Charlotte Brontë followed her "Jane Eyre" and first appeared in 1849 under her Currer Bell pseudonym. The story is set in Yorkshire amidst labor unrest in the textile industry following the Napoleonic Wars. With an introduction by May Sinclair. Entry 288 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1935 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full carmine red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover & brown topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With severely sunned spine ... View more info

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The Ring and the Book, Volume 3 Only (Everyman's Library #502)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1962

Stock No.: 80279

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Volume 3 only of the 4-volume "verse novel" by Browning, which tells the story of Count Guido Franceschini's trial for murder. Includes an introduction by John Bryson and with extensive end notes. Everyman's Library #502. --- In binding style 4, full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, pale orange topstain. Purple jacket with Peter Rutland drawing of the murder on the cover. --- A clean, sturdy, unmarked copy but with a little dusty soiling to cloth. Jacket with retailer's sticker, plenty of rubbing and with some chafing to edges, otherwise bright and in removab... View more info

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The Poems & Plays of Robert Browning, 1844-1864: Volume II (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette style, EL #42)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 82676

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Volume II only from Everyman's Library five-volume compilation of the poems and plays of the prolific Robert Browning (1812-1889). Includes his "Cavalier Tunes", "The Pied Piper of Hamelin", "The Italian in England", "The Englishman in Italy", 22 poems under the heading "Dramatis Personae" and much more. The introduction by John Bryson appears in Vol. I, not in this volume. Number 42 in Everyman's Library Poetry and the Drama series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowl... View more info

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning, 1833-1844: Volume I (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette binding, EL #41)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 82899

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Volume I only in the Everyman's Library presentation of the poems and plays of Robert Browning. This volume mostly consists of his dramatic monologues and dialogues, such as "Pauline" and "The Return of the Druses". Includes an introduction by Arthur Waugh. Entry 41 in Everyman's Library Poetry and the Drama series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt titling & floral decorations to cover and spine, ornate Knowles woodcut illustrations to title and frontis pages and to endpape... View more info

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Evelina (Everyman's Library #352)

By: BURNEY, Fanny

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1935

Stock No.: 82080

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Fanny Burney's novel was first published anonymously in 1778 and takes the form of diary entries made by a young aristocratic girl in England. Edited, and with a brief introduction by Ernest Rhys. Entry 352 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1935 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full carmine red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover & brown topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With severely sunned spine (and barely readable spine titling), else a clean, bright, firmly-bound copy.; 16mo (6 t... View more info

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Evelina (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette style, EL #352)

By: BURNEY, Fanny

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1927

Stock No.: 82667

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Fanny Burney's novel was first published anonymously in 1778 and takes the form of diary entries made by a young aristocratic girl in England. Edited, and with a brief introduction by Ernest Rhys. Entry 352 in Everyman's Library Fiction series, edited by Mr. Rhys. --- In binding style 2, full maroon leather-covered boards with Reginald Knowles-designed gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations, gilt-stamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, elaborate Knowles woodcut art to title and frontis pages, top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpa... View more info

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Evelina, or A Young Lady's Entrance into the World (Everyman's Library Fiction series, EL #352)

By: BURNEY, Fanny

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1958

Stock No.: 82904

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Fanny Burney's novel was first published anonymously in 1778 and takes the form of diary entries made by a young aristocratic girl in England. This Everyman's Library edition with an introduction by Lewis Gibbs. #352 in EL's Fiction series. --- A 1958 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine; pale orange topstain. In green dust jacket with black & white illustration of a young couple in fancy dress on front cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, unmarked an... View more info

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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (Everyman's Library Flex Leatherette style, EL #94)

By: BURNS, Robert

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1913

Stock No.: 82669

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering a sizeable collection of the poems and songs of the great Scottish poet and lyricist, Robert Burns (1759-1796). Includes an introduction by James Douglas and glossary. Number 94 in Everyman's Library Poetry and the Drama series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & floral decorations, gilt decorations to cover, ornate Knowles woodcut illustrations to title and frontis pages, top edge gilt, wispy sewn-in satin bookmark and rounded corners. ... View more info

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Erewhon -and- Erewhon Revisited (Everyman's Library #881)

By: BUTLER, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1965

Stock No.: 82091

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition presenting the author's utopian first novel "Erewhon" (first published 1872) and its sequel (1901). With an introduction by Desmond MacCarthy and a two page reproduction of Butler's manuscript at appendix. Entry 881 in Everyman's Library Fiction series. --- A 1965 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and "EL" in script at tail of spine; pale orange topstain. In green dust jacket with black and white drawing of odd-looking characters to cover. --... View more info

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Memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini: A Florentine Artist; Written by Himself (Everyman's Library Biography series, "flatback" style 1 binding)

By: CELLINI, Benvenuto

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1910

Stock No.: 81537

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told in this autobiography that it has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by Anne Macdonell. --- In flatback binding style 1, full grey cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, faded topstain. An entry in Everyman's Library's Biography series. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With dark soiling to cover, other light soiling to cloth, partial split near rear of volume and prior owner's... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (Everyman's Library #74)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); CAWLEY, A. C. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Stock No.: 81448

ISBN: 0679409890

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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. Offered in a quality Everyman's Library reprint edition, edited by A. C. Cawley. Includes an introduction by Derek Pearsall, bibliography, preface by the editor, and a chronology of events during Chaucer's life. Back matter includes notes on pronunciation, grammar and versification. Number 74 in the "relaunched" version of the EL series. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling o... View more info

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The Golden Book of Coleridge (Everyman's Library #43, Poetry and Drama series)

By: COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1950

Stock No.: 82641

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering high spots of the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834). Edited and with an introduction by Stopford A. Brooke, who has grouped the poems as "Meditative Poems", "Odes and Hymns", "The Ancient Mariner and Other Poems", "Love Poems" and "Narrative and Occasional Poems". Number 43 in Everyman's Library Poetry & Drama series. --- A 1950 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full olive cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover and bro... View more info

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Long Will

By: CONVERSE, Florence

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1948

Stock No.: 81689

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Florence Converse's romance was first published in 1903. Born in New Orleans, the author attended Wellesley College and wrote for the Atlantic Monthly. Entry 328 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1948 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious decoration to cover and brown topstain. Red jacket features Ravilious "knot" decoration on cover. --- A clean, bright, firmly-bound copy but with sunned spots to spine. Brittle jacket with large open chips along spine, other chips and tears but l... View more info

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The Divine Comedy [of Dante Alighieri] (Everyman's Library #308)

By: DANTE

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1955

Stock No.: 81755

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The famed epic poem in a 1955 Everyman's Library reprint edition. The translation of Henry Francis Cary altered slightly by the editor, Edmund Gardner, who supplies an introduction and notes. With a foreword by Mario Praz and a chronological table of key events during Dante's life. Number 308 in Everyman's Library Poetry and Drama series. --- In Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4, full red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine, orange topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With Cambridge student's inked info. to... View more info

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International Modern Plays (Everyman's Library #989)

By: DENT, Anthony (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1960

Stock No.: 80399

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A selection of five European plays chosen for their readability rather than for their suitability for production. Includes: "Lady Julie" by August Strindberg, "Hannele" by Gerhart Hauptmann, "The Life of the Insects" by Karel and Josef Capek, "The Infernal Machine" by Jean Cocteau and "The Mask and The Face" by Luigi Chiarelli. Edited and with an introduction by Anthony Dent. Everyman's Library #989, an entry in EL's Poetry and Drama series. --- In larger format binding style 4, full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, gilt "E... View more info

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The Old Curiosity Shop (Everyman's Library #173)

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1912

Stock No.: 82666

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the novel by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) which was first published serially beginning in 1840. The story is centered around Dickens's character Little Nell and her friends and relatives as they struggle to repay the nasty lender, Daniel Quilp, declared by David Perdue as ". . .probably Dickens' most evil villain". With an introduction by G. K. Chesterton. An entry in Everyman's Library Fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys. EL no. 173. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon flexible leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed ... View more info

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The Old Curiosity Shop (Everyman's Library #173)

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1912

Stock No.: 82888

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the novel by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) which was first published serially beginning in 1840. Per David Perdue, this novel ". . .tells the story of Nelly Trent and her grandfather as they wander the English countryside, north of London, trying to evade Daniel Quilp, probably Dickens' most evil villain." With an introduction by G. K. Chesterton. Entry 173 in Everyman's Library fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In flatback binding style 1, full carmine cloth-covered boards with Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, ... View more info

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Dealings with the Firm of Dombey & Son; Wholesale, Retail & for Exportation [Dombey and Son] (Everyman's Library #240)

By: DICKENS, Charles (author); CHESTERTON, G. K. (introduction)

Price: $25.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1910

Stock No.: 82415

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the seventh 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. Despite the title, this work is more concerned with Dombey's daughter than his son. Includes an introduction by G. K. Chesterton. Everyman's Library #240, an entry in EL's Fiction series. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & floral decorations, gilt decora... View more info

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Martin Chuzzlewit (Everyman's Library Fiction series, EL #241)

By: DICKENS, Charles (author); CHESTERTON, G. K. (introduction)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1957

Stock No.: 82903

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition 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 reputedly considered by Dickens to be his best work. Includes an introduction by G. K. Chesterton. Everyman's Library #241, an entry in EL's Fiction series. --- A 1963 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine; pal... View more info

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The House of the Dead; or, Prison Life in Siberia (Everyman's Library #533)

By: DOSTOIEFFSKY, Fedor [DOSTOYEVSKY, Feodor]

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1916

Stock No.: 82891

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering an English-language version of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's largely autobiographical novel. The story is set in the Siberian prison where the author was banished for the crime of reading what was perceived as anti-Tsarist literature. With an introduction by Julius Bramont, and translated from the Russian by H. Sutherland Edwards. Entry 533 in Everyman's Library fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In flatback binding style 1, full carmine cloth-covered boards with Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette t... View more info

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Twenty Years After (Everyman's Library #175)

By: DUMAS, Alexandre

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1950

Stock No.: 82098

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


"Twenty Years After" is a historical novel set during the Fronde civil wars of the 1600s in France. It followed the author's "The Three Musketeers" in the author's famous d'Artagnan Romances series. Entry 175 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1950 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full carmine cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious decoration to cover and brown topstain. Red jacket features Ravilious "EL" decoration on cover. --- A clean, unmarked, firmly-bound copy but with a few creased corners to leaves. ... View more info

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Silas Marner: [The Weaver of Raveloe] (Everyman's Library #121)

By: ELIOT, George

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1935

Stock No.: 82085

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition of the author's classic 1861 novel. George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans. With an introduction by Annie Matheson, edited by Ernest Rhys. Entry 121 in Everyman's Library fiction series. --- A 1935 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full carmine red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover & brown topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With severely sunned spine (and barely readable spine titling), else a clean, bright, firmly-bound copy.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. tall) ; x, ... View more info

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Middlemarch (volume one only, of two) (Everyman's Library #854)

By: ELIOT, George

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1961

Stock No.: 82959

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Volume one only (of two) of the novel by George Eliot (pen name of Mary Anne Evans). The novel, first published serially in 1871–1872, features the interlocking life stories of her characters in England's Midlands. Entry 854 in Everyman's Library Fiction series, with an introduction by Gerald Bullett. --- A 1961 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and gilt "EL" in script at tail of spine; orange topstain. In light blue dust jacket with image by Faith Jaques of a man and a woman relax... View more info

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The Mill on the Floss (Everyman's Library #325)

By: ELIOT, George (EVANS, Mary Ann)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1914

Stock No.: 82634

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition of the author's second novel, first published in 1860, which revolves around her sibling characters Tom and Maggie Tulliver. It has been described as a ". . .masterly tale of the childhood joys and woes and the adult trials. . ." of the Tullivers. With an introduction by W. Robertson Nicoll. An entry in Everyman's Library Fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys. E.L. no. 325. --- In flatback binding style 1, carmine cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover,... View more info

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The History of Tom Jones: Two-volume set (Everyman's Library #355 & 356)

By: FIELDING, Henry

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1932

Stock No.: 82086

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Henry Fielding (1707-1754) has been credited with co-founding the first police force in London. His classic "Tom Jones" was first published in 1749 and offered here in a two-volume set as entries 355 & 356 in the Everyman's Library fiction series. With an introduction by George Saintsbury, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- 1932 reprint editions, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full carmine red cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shells" to covers & brown topstain. Volumes lack dust jackets. --- With severely sunned spines (and barely ... View more info

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -and- Six Plays of Calderon (Everyman's Library #819)

By: FITZGERALD, Edward (translator)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1948

Stock No.: 81846

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering both the first (1859) and second (1868) editions of the famous poem by the Persian poet Omar Khayyám, as well as six plays by the 17th century Spanish poet and playwright Pedro Calderón de la Barca. All rendered into English by Edward FitzGerald. The Rubáiyát is accompanied by a Life of Omar Khayyám and an introduction by Ernest Rhys. The six Calderón plays are: "The Painter of His Own Dishonour", "Keep Your Own Secret", "Gil Perez, the Gallician", "Three Judgments at a Blow", "The Mayor of Zalamea", and "... View more info

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The Chronicles of England, France, Spain, Etc. (Everyman's Library #57, in "Flatback" style 1 binding)

By: FROISSART, Sir John

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1915

Stock No.: 82636

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The famous writings of Jean Froissart chronicle the battles and court intrigues of the first part of the Hundred Years War, including the notable battles of Crécy and Poitiers, as well as the exploits of England's Black Prince. This Everyman's Library edition presents a condensed version of these writings, written with flair and enjoyed by the youthful reader for centuries. Adapted from the translation of Thomas Johnes by H. P. Dunster in 1853 (per Ross, pp. 195-6). With a brief preface by editor Ernest Rhys. An entry in Everyman's Library "For Young People" series. E.L. no. 57. --- I... View more info

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The Life of Charlotte Brontë (Everyman's Library #318)

By: GASKELL, Elizabeth Cleghorn

Price: $20.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1910

Stock No.: 82631

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The famous biography of the noted English novelist Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), probably best known for her cherished "Jane Eyre". The author, herself an accomplished novelist and biographer, is often referred to as "Mrs. Gaskell". With an introduction by May Sinclair. Indexed. An entry in Everyman's Library Biography series, edited by Ernest Rhys. E.L. no. 318. --- In flatback binding style 1, full grey cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, dark topstain and fancy woodc... View more info