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Rollo in Scotland and Rollo in Holland (2 Books in 1 Volume)

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Rahway, New Jersey, The Mershon Company:

Stock No.: 74911

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Formerly property of a library, with pocket and other markings to so indicate. An undated volume, but likely published 1890s-1900s. With numerous b&w illustrations. In full grey cloth-covered boards with lettering and illustrations on cover and spine in green, black and pale orange. Other than the library markings, a firm, clean, unmarked copy. --- Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was a prolific writer best known for his juvenile fiction series featuring his Rollo character, of which these are two examples. ; Ex-Library; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 212, 205 pages View more info

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After the War

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60386

ISBN: 0375406832

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Yankees move to the American south and endure WWII in this nice copy of author's acclaimed novel. W/price clip dj flap, else sharp. Stated first ed.; 60386; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcdowell, Obolensky: 1957

Stock No.: 71213

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No dust jacket. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Good copy of classic novel; is clean and bright, in full sky blue cloth covers w/mountainous decor front & spine; spine & book edges sunfaded. ; 31010; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $23.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcdowell, Obolensky: 1957

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 71333

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Nice copy of classic novel; 60th anniversary facsimile issued by B-O-M-C; includes laid-in flyer. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Discoloration of lower front cover, dust jacket, and 1st page or two. 2-2.5" tears on rear of DJ repaired with tape, a few chips, and in removable mylar protector. DJ bright blue colors, as originally published. Otherwise, book is clean and bright, printing on blue cloth boards and spine clear and colors good. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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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Salt-Lake Fruit A Latter-Day Romance

By: An American [SPENCER, William Loring Nunez]

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Boston, Franklin Press: Rand, Avery and Company: 1884

Stock No.: 74522

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


First Edition. Mormon fiction, written by Mrs. George E. Spencer (William is her given name) and published anonymously. With numerous b&w illustrations. In full brown cloth-covered boards with elaborate decorations in gilt and red on cover and spine. Interior firm, but with a loose signature at mid-book. A few smudges on interior pages. Covers firmly attached to textblock; front cover has been carefully re-attached to volume. With insignificant edgewear.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages View more info

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Humboldt's Gift

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1975

Stock No.: 83337

ISBN: 0670386553

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated second printing of Saul Bellow's 1975 novel which features two authors, both of whom resemble real-life writers, one being Mr. Bellow himself. The novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1976. --- In bright yellow paper-covered boards backed in gold cloth, with spine titling in black. Bright yellow dust jacket with Jill Krementz photographic portrait of Mr. Bellow to back panel. --- A very nice copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked but leaves starting toward tanning. Unclipped jacket with slight chafing and small tears to edges; otherwise undamaged and intact; protected in... View more info

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Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories of the German Victory in World War II

By: BENFORD, Gregory; GREENBERG, Martin (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1986

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79051

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. A collection of science fiction stories sharing a common theme: What if Hitler had been victorious in WWII? With introduction by Norman Spinrad. --- In black paper-covered boards; jacket with illustration of a scowling Hitler on cover. --- A clean, firm copy in similar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages View more info

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Ambrose Bierce's Civil War

By: BIERCE, Ambrose

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1996

Stock No.: 78888

ISBN: 0517150131

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


The enigmatic Ambrose Bierce both served in the U.S. Civil War and chronicled what happened. This volume includes 7 selections from his memoirs, as well as 20 works of fiction. Edited and with an introduction by William McCann. --- In pale blue paper-covered boards. Jacket features photos of Civil War-era soldiers. --- A clean, firm copy but with leaves that have yellowed slightly. Jacket in great shape and in removable mylar protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xi, (3), 258 pages 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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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: $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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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 and scrollwork t... 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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Stranger than Fiction: A Short History of the Jews from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

By: BROWNE, Lewis

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1925

Stock No.: 83339

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


The author tells the story of the Jewish people in a highly-readable, friendly fashion. Beginning with semi-savage tribesmen in the Arabian Peninsula to the 1922 League of Nations ratification of the British Mandate over Palestine, the Jews persisted despite many attempts at eradication. With fifty animated maps and charts in black & white by the author. --- An early printing, in red cloth-covered boards with illustration in black to cover, cover and spine titling in gilt. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A very nice copy but with some sunning to spine along with dulling to spine titling, a c... View more info

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Shakespeare

By: BURGESS, Anthony

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 82497

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first American edition. The acclaimed British novelist Anthony Burgess has also written classical music, plays, screenplays and many non-fiction works. In this one, he attempts to flesh out the life and personality of William Shakespeare. With text by Burgess, 48 color plates and 97 black & white illustrations. This work previously published in the U.K. by George Rainbird, Ltd. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in silver to black spine blocks. Jacket features painted portrait of Shakespeare to back cover. --- A very nice copy, clean, and bright but with... 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 (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, 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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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. --- A very nice co... View more info

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Three Novels: Hordubal, An Ordinary Life, Meteor

By: CAPEK, Karel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, A. A. Wyn, Inc.: 1948

Stock No.: 60374

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Omnibus edition of noted Czech science fiction/dissident writer's Noetic Trilogy. Mr. Capek was the first to use the term 'robot' in his play entitled 'R.U.R.' Translation by M. and R. Weatherall. In orange full cloth covers, with soiling to spine & textblock edges. Fly page torn out, else solid and tight. With 1990 Wash. Post review of work laid in. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 469 pages View more info

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In Cold Blood

By: CAPOTE, Truman

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1965

Stock No.: 82043

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated seventh printing of Truman Capote's landmark work, an in-depth look at the grisly 1959 murder of a Kansas farmer, his wife, and two children. This work has been described as a "non fiction novel" because it reads like one. --- In maroon cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in silver and gilt; dark blue topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With whitish discoloration to topstain, inked gift inscription and ownership info. to front free endpaper, some rubbing to cloth, otherwise a firmly bound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 343 pages View more info

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The Wapshot Chronicle

By: CHEEVER, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Stock No.: 82449

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


John Cheever's 1957 novel in a later printing. This work features the quirky Wapshot family, and is set in a coastal Massachusetts town. "The Wapshot Chronicle" was awarded the National Book Award for fiction in 1958, and was named to the Modern Library list of the 100 best novels of the 20th century. --- In linen-finish green cloth-covered boards backed in black cloth, with spine titling in yellow and orange. Jacket with André Philippon photographic portrait of the author to back panel. --- A weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, with tape remnants... View more info

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Chatterbox 1892

By: CLARKE, J. Erskine (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1892

Stock No.: 77728

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


A collection of stories and non-fiction articles intended for juveniles, accompanied with plenty of black & white drawings and full-page engravings. With color illustration of chef delivering a steaming hot roast on cover, with unlettered blue cloth spine. Frontis color illustration of boys at play on a frozen pond. (with prior owner's rubberstamping thereon). --- Volume is very ragged and several pages are loose. Covers and spine with much chafing. Some pages browned and with tears. The last three pages have been torn out, but are present. This is a scarce copy of this edition of Chatterbox w... View more info

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Railroad Magazine: January 1942 (Vol. 42, No. 4)

By: COMSTOCK, Henry B. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Popular Publications, Inc.: 1947

Stock No.: 82750

Condition: Fair


A rather fragile pulp magazine in a post-war edition. Featured articles include "Lake Superior to Puget Sound" (concerning the Northern Pacific), "Canada's Shortest Common Carrier", "Last of the Two Footers", with much additional fare for rail buffs, including fiction, adventure tales of the rails, model railroading info.; with plenty of black & white photos and period ads. Cover features Frederick Blakeslee painting, "Highballing the Grain". --- Fair only copy due to fragility of the covers, leaves somewhat tanned but binding is intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in... 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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Guard of Honor

By: COZZENS, James Gould

Price: $35.50

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

Stock No.: 76379

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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 matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. Issued as part of the publisher's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. One of an unspecifie... View more info

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Guard of Honor (Modern Library Giant)

By: COZZENS, James Gould

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 1998

Stock No.: 82831

ISBN: 0679603050

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A Modern Library Giant edition of the author's intricately-plotted 1948 novel which features stateside World War II US Army Air Force aviators over three tense days in 1943. This highly acclaimed novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1949. --- In Toledano spine 17 / grey cloth / blindstamped torchbearer logo to cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / Bernhard endpapers / jacket style r with image of a large group of airmen on cover; author black and white photographic portrait on spine, verso lists titles in ML catalog. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. A p... View more info

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A Pocketful of Rye

By: CRONIN, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 31271

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first edition (likely first American ed.). A. J. Cronin's touching tale of a Scottish doctor's life in Switzerland, which is marked by lost opportunities. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Sarah El Bindari illustrations to front and back panels. --- An excellent copy, though with a little toning to edges of covers. Unclipped jacket also nice, and in lightly rubbed mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (6), 245 pages View more info

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Tartarin of Tarascon -and- Tartarin on the Alps (Everyman's Library #423)

By: DAUDET, Alphonse

Price: $20.00

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

Stock No.: 83431

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


A single Everyman's Library volume presenting the two novels by Alphonse Daudet which feature his Tartarin of Tarascon character. Tartarin is described on the jacket flap as ". . .a more robust Don Quixote transported from the Spain of 1600 to the France of 1850. . .". Rendered into English by unspecified translator(s), and with an introduction by Jean-Pierre Richard. Everyman's Library #423, an entry in EL's Fiction series. --- A 1961 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full blue cloth-covered boards with spine titling in copper/bronze, with "EL&... View more info

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Corelli's Mandolin

By: De BERNIÈRES, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 41275

ISBN: 0679436448

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A first printing of the stated first American edition of this novel of World War II. Set on the Greek island of Cephallonia, the story revolves around the local residents' reaction to the occupation of their island by Italian soldiers. This work was originally titled "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" when first published in the U.K., and it used the original title when made into a 2001 movie starring Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with black & white photographic portrait of the author to back flap. ... View more info

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The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts: A Novel

By: de Bernieres, Louis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1991

Stock No.: 60153

ISBN: 0688111297

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Author's first novel. Stated First US Edition; originally published in Britain. Black smudges lower & fore edges; otherwise clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket in top shape and in Brodart poly protector w/orig. $25.00 flap price unclipped. ; 60153; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 363 pages View more info

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Railroad Magazine: January 1942 (Vol. 31, No. 2)

By: DEWART, William T. (president)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Frank A Munsey Company: 1942

Stock No.: 82709

Condition: Fair


A rather fragile pulp magazine in a wartime edition. Featured articles include "War Lessons for Our Railroads", "Annual Speed Survey", "San Joaquin Daylight on Tehachapi Loop", with much additional fare for rail buffs, including fiction, adventure tales of the rails, model railroading info.; with plenty of black & white photos and period ads. Cover features streamlined passenger train in yellow and orange paint scheme, somewhere in the west. --- Fair only copy due to fragility of the covers, leaves somewhat tanned but binding is intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); ... 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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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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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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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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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XXVIII: Part II) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. May to October, 1901

By: DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1901

Stock No.: 74587

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Six months of the famed magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in discolored black cloth-covered heavy board covers with titling in gilt on spine. Two holes in spine. Includes the months of May, 1901 through October, 1901. With 4 page table of contents inserted before first month. Pages intact, though some have tears, soiling or markings. Volume is firm and tight, but textblock edges with soiling. --- 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 art... View more info

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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XXIX: Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1901 to April, 1902

By: DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor)

Price: $88.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1902

Stock No.: 74583

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Six months of the famed magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in half leather and brown pebbled cloth-covered heavy board covers with titling and decorations in gilt on black block on spine. Includes the months of November, 1901 through April 1902. With 3 page table of contents inserted before first month. Pages remarkably clean and bright, though with some foxing and with a few showing some yellowing. Covers and textblock firm, but with leather has deteriorated somewhat. --- Each issue of St. Nicholas includes stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of... View more info