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The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha: Ozell's Revision of the Translation of Peter Motteux (Modern Library #174.2)

By: CERVANTES, Miguel de

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1949-50]

Stock No.: 80552

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


The 'first modern European novel' in a conventionally-sized (but thick) Modern Library reprint edition. Complete and unabridged. In Ozell's revision of the translation of Peter Motteux. With an introduction by Henry Grattan Doyle, and author's preface to the reader. Volume wrapped in E. McKnight Kauffer designed jacket in black, red and white. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 344 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1949-50 (1950 date appears in book). ML #174.2. --- ... View more info

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Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest

By: HUDSON, W.H. (author); KAUFFER, E. McKnight (illustrations)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1944

Stock No.: 31368

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


W. H. Hudson's's romantic novel, first published in 1904, is set in the remote jungles of southeast Venezuela. This reprint edition with lovely illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer in both color and green monochrome; and with a foreword by John Galsworthy. --- In Kauffer-illustrated paper-covered boards backed in yellow cloth, with gilt titling on dark green spine block. Volume lacks the slipcase and has no dust jacket. --- An excellent copy: tightly-bound but with some light wear to edges and a spot or two of soiling to leaves.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xi, 303 pages View more info

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The Portrait of a Lady (Modern Library #107.4)

By: JAMES, Henry

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1958]

Stock No.: 83155

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


A Modern Library hardcover reprint edition of the highly regarded novel by Henry James which first appeared in serial form in 1880-1881. The story is centered around an independent-minded American heiress who seeks her destiny in Europe. Complete and unabridged: both volumes I and II included in this single edition. Includes an introduction by Fred B. Millett. Jacket with E. McKnight Kauffer illustration on cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 380 titles in ML cat... View more info

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The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Modern Library #49.2)

By: SYMONDS, John Addington

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1949]

Stock No.: 83451

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


The life the great Italian painter, sculptor, architect and writer is presented in this Modern Library hardcover reprint edition. With eye-catching color illustration on jacket cover by E. McKnight Kauffer. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h , verso advertises 344 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1949 (no publication date appears in book). ML #49.2. --- With 4 small, shallow dents to front cover edges, otherwise a clean, unmarked, tightly-bound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with a few ... View more info

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The Medici (Modern Library #179.1)

By: YOUNG, G. F.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1950]

Stock No.: 76625

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


A profile of the House of Medici who wielded great power in Florence and Tuscany, starting in the 14th century. With preface by the author. Jacket features striking illustration by E. McKnight Kauffer. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, faded black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1930 date but likely published c.1950. Jacket style h, verso advertises 347 titles in ML catalog. ML #179.1. --- With previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and w/his signature on front free endpaper, mildly bumped lower cover corn... View more info