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Literature and the Land: Reading and Writing for Environmental Literacy, 7-12 (First Edition)

By: Rous, Emma

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, NH, Heinemann: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027836

ISBN: 0867095687

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. xiii, 208pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

All the Moggli Stories (First American Edition)

By: Rudyard Kipling

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co: 1936

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 027390

Condition: Very Good


Brown embossed cloth with gold lettering and design. Illustrated end-papers. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. 299pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Works of Rudyard Kipling: The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling (Complete 36 volume set)

By: Rudyard Kipling

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042147

Condition: Very Good


The Outward Bound Edition complete in 36 volumes. Various dates of publication from 1897 to 1937. Original publisher's 3/4 morocco with blue marbled boards. Spine in six compartments of raised bands and gilt floral motifs. Gilt text in compartments two & three. Top edges gilt. Edges are uncut. Marbled end-papers. Volumes 32- 33 an 34 have considerable wear on the boards with some areas completely worn off.The Outward Bound edition was published in installments between 1897 until the end of Kipling?s life in 1936. The complete set eventually included 36 volumes. However variations appe... View more info

Kipling's Indian Railway Library Series (Volumes 1-6 in slip case)

By: RUDYARD KIPLING

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Britain, R.S.SURTEES SOCIETY: 1986-1988

Seller ID: 060379

ISBN: 0948560037

Condition: Very Good +


6-volume Set in slip case. Indian Railway Library Series. Read Rudyard Kipling in a near facsimile of the first edition, as enjoyed by Lord Roberts and other travellers in the comfort of a 1st class Indian Railway in the heyday of the Raj. Grey-green card covers with drawings and title in black. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings. Paper dust jacket duplicates cover design. Volumes include: Soldiers Three; The Story of the Gadsbys; In Black and White; Under the Deodars; The Phantom Rickshaw & other Eerie Tales; Wee Willie Winkie and other Stories. 94 pp, 94 pp, 96 pp, 96 pp, 104 pp, 96 p... View more info

Rip Van Winkle's Travels in Foreign Lands (FIrst Edition)

By: Rupert Van Wert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Cowell & Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039546

Condition: Good


Illustrated cloth. Profusely illustrated. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Decorated end-papers. Gift inscription on front free end paper. 314pp. Inner hinges split. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

With the Pilgrims to Canterbury and the History of the Hospital of Saint Thomas (Signed First Edition)

By: S. Gordon Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Society of Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 042213

Condition: Very Good -


Author's gift inscription on half title page. Orange cloth. Illustrated. Frontispiece. First free end paper gone. Textured end papers. Spine sunned. xii, 13-90pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mr. Kris Kringle: A Christmas Tale

By: S. Weir Mitchell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs: 1904

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 036566

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with red and white design and lettering on front cover. Gift inscription on front free end paper. Color frontispiece. Spine lettering faded. 105pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Blind Owl

By: Sadegh Hedayat; D.P. Costello [Translator]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061937

ISBN: 0802131808

Condition: Like New


A novel. Illustrated paperback binding. 130 pp. Minor shelf-wear to binding and light foxing on page edges, else like new. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Short Stories (in slip case)

By: Saki

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1976

Edition: First Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 018054

Condition: Fine


Green cloth binding with wrap around pictorial covers. Yellow top stain. 244 pages. View more info

The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake: Animals Ways that Inspire and Amaze

By: Sam Campbell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merriill Company: 1952

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022996

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with yellow lettering, dust-jacket corners worn with small piece missing at head of spine and front cover, previous owner's name written inside front board, there is no other writing in the book, illustrated, 236pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Failing Paris

By: Samantha Dunn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Toby Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060371

ISBN: 190288101X

Condition: Like New


Pictorial matte boards, grey quarter cloth. Light blue end sheets. 135 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Erewhon or Over the Range (First Modern Library Edition)

By: Samuel Butler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Edition: First Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: 029805

Condition: Very Good


Stated Modern Library First Edition. Blue leatherette with gold gilt lettering and design on spine and front cover. Toledano 4. Introduction by Lewis Mumford. Decorated end-papers. xxvii, 308pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Erewhon: Or Over the Range (Limited Edition)

By: Samuel Butler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cheshire House: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037544

Condition: Very Good


Butler is best known for his autobiographical novel The Way of All Flesh, published posthumously in 1903. Limited Edition #1105 of 1200 copies. First Printing Thus. Introduction by H. M. Tomlinson. Attractive color illustrations by H. Charles Tomlinson. Quarter-bound in black calf with gold gilt lettering. Samuel Butler (1835-1902), writer, painter and musician, was born in England. In the utopian satire Erewhon (1872) the word is an inversion of "nowhere" many conventional practices and customs are reversed. Its supplement Erewhon Revisited dealt with the origin of religious belief... View more info

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (Volume 3)

By: Samuel Johnson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin, Printed for Luke White: 1793

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 037435

Condition: Very Good -


This is volume 3 (of 6). Includes an Essay on His Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq. Full tree calf leather with original leather spine labels. Spine chipped (heavily) at head & tail - also has tape on lower half. viii, 547pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ami and Amile: A Medieval Tale of Friendship

By: Samuel N. Rosenberg, Samuel Danon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060141

ISBN: 0472066471

Condition: Like New


Translated from the Old French. Studies In Medieval Culture. Afterword by David Konstan. Glossy pale yellow cover with lettering in red and pink. Indexed, 158 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: In Seven Parts (First American Edition)

By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Geirge H. Doran:

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 037751

Condition: Very Good


First Thus. Quarto. Illustrated with 20 color plates tipped in. Complete as issued. Quarter cloth with paper covered decorated boards. Not paginated. Rear inner hinge starting. Solid copy. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (First Thus)

By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milano, Amilcare Pizzi: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037789

Condition: Near Fine


Introduction by Anthony Burgess. Forty-one full-page plates (all in excellent condition). First edition thus. Elephant folio. No slipcase. Not paginated. Illustrated. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Route 1

By: Sanford, Agnes Mary White

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Plainfield, NJ, Logos International: 1975

Seller ID: 038631

ISBN: 0882701096

Condition: Very Good -


Denim cloth with gold spine. Damp-stained boards. Boards slightly bowed. Dust jacket not price-clipped. Previous owner's address label inside front cover. 314pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sarah Orne Jewett : Novels and Stories (Library of America #69)

By: Sarah Orne Jewett; Michael Davitt Bell [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Library of America: 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 061920

ISBN: 0940450747

Condition: Fine


From the popular Library of America series. This is the edition with a black dust jacket, NOT the version with a slip case. Features Smyth-sewn binding, woven rayon cloth boards, and a ribbon marker. Green boards titled in gold, blocked in dark green, on spine. Decorated end sheets with repeated Library of America logo. 943 pp., including Chronology and Notes. Pictorial dust jacket with photograph of author on front, titled in white. List of additional LOA volumes printed inside dust jacket. Includes: : Deephaven / A Country Doctor / The Country of the Pointed Firs / Dunnet Landing Sto... View more info

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The Evolution of Arthurian Romance: The Verse Tradition from Chrétien to Froissart (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)

By: Schmolke-Hasselmann, Beate; Middleton, Margaret [Translator]; Middleton, Roger [Translator];

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 040025

ISBN: 0521025656

Condition: Fine


Beate Schmolke-Hasselmann's study of Arthurian verse romance was first published in German in 1985, but her radical argument that we need urgently to redraw the lines on the literary and linguistic map of medieval Britain and France is only now being made available in English. Updated with a new foreword and a supplementary bibliography, this study serves as a contribution to both reception history, examining the medieval response to Chrétien's poetry, and genre history, suveying the evolution of Arthurian verse romance in French over two centuries. Paperback. xlix, 321pp., index. Full ref... View more info

American Literature for Christian Homeschoolers - Volume 1: Essays, Poems, Letters, and Speeches

By: Scott Clifton, Editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2014

Seller ID: 041120

ISBN: 1503390268

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. xii, 241pp. Full refund if not satisfied.Volume 1: Essays, Poems, Letters, and Speeches is the first of five volumes of American Literature for Christian Homeschoolers, a four-day-a-week, 30-week reading plan for Christian homeschooled high schoolers.Containing many of the greatest examples of American essays, poems, letters, and speeches (as you might expect), this volume is, like the other four volumes of American Literature for Christian Homeschoolers, complete with footnotes, study questions for each entry, and a free color-coded 30-week reading plan and answ... View more info

American Literature for Christian Homeschoolers - Volume 2: Short Stories

By: Scott Clifton, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2014

Seller ID: 041121

ISBN: 1508540535

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. x, 258pp. Closed tear on front cover and first few pages. Full refund if not satisfied.Volume 2: Short Stories is the second of five volumes of American Literature for Christian Homeschoolers, a four-day-a-week, 30-week reading plan for Christian homeschooled high schoolers. Containing many of the greatest American short stories ever written, this volume is, like the other four volumes of American Literature for Christian Homeschoolers, complete with footnotes, study questions for each short story, and a free color-coded 30-week reading plan and answer key for pa... View more info

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News from Home: Short Stories (Interlink World Fiction) First Edition

By: Sefi Atta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northampton, MA, Interlink Pub Group: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039523

ISBN: 156656803X

Condition: Like New


Winner of the NOMA Award for publishing in Africa in 2009. From Zamfara up north to the Niger delta down south, with a finale in Lagos, this collection of stories and a novella respond to and amplify the newspaper headlines in a range of Nigerian voices. Men, women, and children speak out to us from these stories, from immigration centers and police barracks, from street corners and maternity wards. Ghanaian writer Mohammed Naseehu Ali says, Sefi Atta "writes like one who has lived the life of each single character in her dazzling collection of short stories."Paperback. Pictorial cov... View more info

The Best After-Dinner Stories (in slip case)

By: Selected by Tim Heald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2003

Edition: First Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 019062

Condition: Fine


Binding is white cloth with dark read illustration. Burgundy slip case. View more info

Marbacka (First Edition)

By: Selma Lagerlof

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032370

Condition: Good +


Author was a Nobel Prize Winner. Translated from the Swedish by Velma Swanston Howard. First Edition. Recollections of the author's youth. Illustrated end-papers. No writing in the book. Spine sunned and lettering hard to read on spine. 288pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Complete Prefaces: Volume 2: 1914-1929 (Vol 2) FIRST EDITION

By: Shaw, George Bernard; Laurence, Dan H. [Editor]; Leary, Daniel J. [Editor];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London and New York, Allen Lane: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028406

ISBN: 0713990570

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth with gold spine lettering and design. No writing in the book. Solid copy. ix, 626pp., index. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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One Hundred Authors. Outlines in English & American Literature

By: Shedd, Bessie H.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chicago, A. Flanagan Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044154

Condition: Very Good Condition


Light rubbing. Size: 12mo. 145 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Reference; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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We Need to Talk About Kevin: A Novel (Advanced Reading Copy) First Edition

By: Shriver, Lionel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Counterpoint: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027807

ISBN: 1582432678

Condition: Fine


Paperback. Illustrated cover. Advanced Reading Copy. No writing in the book. 403pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann (Special Edition)

By: Sidney B. Whipple, Editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, The Notable Trials Library: 1989

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 026112

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter black leather with gold gilt lettering and design, black boards with gold design, nice copy, ribbed bands, bound in silk ribbon marker, vii, 565pp., decorated end-papers, all page edges gold. Full refund if not satisfied. Copy #7724 of the The Notable Trials Library. View more info

Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man

By: Siegfried Sassoon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1971

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 060501

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Sir Alan Lascelles. Bound in pale brown cloth with a wraparound design in red and black by Lamb. Pale green end papers. Illustrated with 11 line-drawings by Lamb. Folio Society members note laid in. 290 pp. Green slip case. Book is in fine condition. Slip case is in very good plus condition with some shelf wear on edges and around opening plus very light foxing inside case. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Writings of William Gilmore Simms: Centennial Edition (Volume 1) First Edition

By: Simms, William Gilmore

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, Univ of South Carolina Pr: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037847

ISBN: 0872491404

Condition: Like New


Volume 1 of 2. Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket price clipped. xxix, 446pp., index. Textured end papers. Rear of dust jacket slightly soiled. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Mandarins

By: Simone De Beauvoir

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2008

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 060506

Condition: Like New


Translated by Leonard M. Friedman with an introduction by Doris Lessing. Bound in blue cloth with a colorful design by Corr. Lilac end papers. Illustrated with 15 unique and beautiful color plates. 642 pp. Dark brown slip case. Book and slip case both in like new condition. Very nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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It Can't Happen Here

By: Sinclair Lewis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1991

Edition: First Easton printing

Seller ID: 058343

Condition: Like New


Collector's Edition. Full red leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end pages, silk ribbon bookmark. Black-and-white frontispiece. 390 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 059031

Condition: Like New


Collector's Edition. Full black leather with gilt lettering, decoration and page edges. Hubbed spines, silk moire end sheets, satin ribbon bookmark. Black-and-white frontispiece. 432pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Arrowsmith

By: Sinclair Lewis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 059032

Condition: Like New


Collector's Edition. Full navy leather with gilt lettering, decoration and page edges. Hubbed spines, silk moire end sheets, satin ribbon bookmark. Black-and-white frontispiece. 459pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Arrowsmith (Signed First Trade Edition)

By: Sinclair Lewis

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 036362

Condition: Good +


Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 ? January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. First Trade Edition. Publisher'... View more info

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Isaac Bashevis Singer Collected Stories V. 2 : A Friend of Kafka to Passions (Library of America) (Vol 2) First Printing

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Stavans, Ilan [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039448

ISBN: 1931082626

Condition: Like New


By the time Isaac Bashevis Singer published the three short-story collections gathered in this Library of America volumeA Friend of Kafka (1970), A Crown of Feathers (1973), and Passions (1975)he had made his home in America for nearly four decades. Earning his living as a columnist for the Yiddish newspaper Forverts (The Jewish Daily Forward), he had risen from nearly complete anonymity outside of his Yiddish readership to international celebrity as the last of the great Yiddish fiction writers, as Anzia Yzierska once called him. Awarded prizes, fêted in the United States and abroad, eag... View more info

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Isaac Bashevis Singer Collected Stories V. 3 : One Night in Brazil to the Death of Methuselah (Library of America) First Printing

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Stavans, Ilan [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039450

ISBN: 1931082634

Condition: Like New


Beginning with Gimpel the Fool, the story that brought Isaac Bashevis Singer to prominence in America in the 1950s, this Library of America volume is the first of three gathering most of Singers short fiction. These stories were published in English in the versions he called his second originals, translations that he supervised and on which he himself often collaborated, revising his Yiddish texts as he worked.Born in 1904 into a family of rabbis, Singer grew up in a devout household in Warsaws Jewish quarter, but he also spent time in the villages and market towns of eastern Poland, mos... View more info

Essays; Advancement of Learning; New Atlantis

By: Sir Francis Bacon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 061021

Condition: Fine


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Bound in full gray leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, gray silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Portrait of author before title page. 391 pp. Light wear on bottom edge. End sheets faded on edges, as is common. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Volume 1)

By: Sir James George Frazer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 021099

Condition: Fine


Split cloth, no writing in the book, xxiii, 430pp., nice clean copy. Volume 1 only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Le Morte Dathur: The History of King Arthur and of His Noble Knights of the Round Table (Two volumes in one)

By: Sir Thomas Malory

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Hale, Cushman & Flint:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023542

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. Spine letters faded. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. No other writing in the book. Color frontispiece with illustrations. xliv, 432; 531pp., index. Two volumes in one. Good reading copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sir Thomas Malory's Chronicles of King Arthur - SIGNED BY ARTIST (3 Volumes in Slip Case)

By: Sir Thomas Malory

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1982

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Inscription: Signed by the artist

Seller ID: 059800

Condition: Fine


SIGNED BY THE ARTIST in Volume 1. 3-volume set in slip case. Introduction by Sue Bradbury. Foreward by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Full blue cloth with a design in red and gold by Bawden. Red top stain. Pink end sheets. In addition to a frontispiece and half-title page, there are 18, 24, 19 smaller lino-cuts by Bawden in each volume. Red and dark blue 3-volume slip case titled on the fore-edge and with designs in blue by Bawden. Titles include: The Tale of King Arthur (292 pp); Sir Tristram De Lyonesse (348 pp); The Morte D'Arthur (262 pp). Book corners are slightly rubbed. Fore-edges lightly f... View more info

The Bride of Lammermoor

By: Sir Walter Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 060504

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Gilbert Phelps. Bound in purple cloth with a design in black by Scullard. Purple top stain. Lilac flecked end papers. Illustrated with 38 wood-engravings. 306 pp. Pale grey slip case. Book and slip case both in fine condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott (Volumes 2, 3, 4, 5 only)

By: Sir Walter Scott

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, A. and W. Galignani: 1827

Seller ID: 061399

Condition: Very Good


Sir Walter Scott is a noted figure of Scottish and world literature. Volumes 2, 3, 4 and 5, offered here, are four of seven volumes. Include Ivanhoe, The Fair Maid of Perth, The Abbot, Essays. Nicely rebound, red quarter leather on marbleized paper; design on end papers; only volume 2 does not contain title pages. Foxing on pages and edges; corners bumped, normal shelf wear; binding and spines tight. Due to this books size and weight, additional shipping may be needed.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Historical Examination of Irish Literature and Authors: With Forty Short Biographies

By: Sommers, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: iUniverse: 2003-06-26

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 018294

ISBN: 0595283349

Condition: Fine


This book would make a great gift. Forty short biographies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Prudy Keeping House (Little Prudy's Flyaway Series)

By: Sophie May

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059791

Condition: Very Good


Bluish green cloth cover with illustration on the front cover. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 192pp. plus 10 pages of ads. Binding is tight. Covers are stained in spots. Spine is sunned. A few pages have small spots of foxing, but the rest of the text body is free from it. Previous owner's name written inside the front cover. Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Tragedies of Sophocles (Franklin Library)

By: Sophocles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 041513

Condition: Fine


Full leather. Raised spine bands. Silk moire end papers. Bound in silk page mark. Illustrated. All page edges gilt. 484pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Message in a Bottle (Signed)

By: Sparks, Nicholas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 1998

Edition: Book Club Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031279

ISBN: 0446523569

Condition: Near Fine


Sparks, the best chronicler of the human heart. Author of The Notebook. Previous owner's label on front free end-paper. Author's signature on title page. 254pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Sir Roger de Coverley: by the Spectator

By: Spectator

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1850

Seller ID: 040825

Condition: Very Good


3/4 leather with raised spine bands. Marbled boards. All page edges gilt. Nice copy. x, 227pp. Full refund if not satisfied.The notes and illustrations by W. Henry Wills; the engravings by Thompson, from designs by Fred Tayler. View more info

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At Last. Edward St Aubyn

By: St Aubyn, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Picador USA: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039488

ISBN: 0330435906

Condition: Like New


For Patrick Melrose, 'family' is more than a double-edged sword. As friends, relations and foes trickle in to pay final respects to his mother, Eleanor - an heiress who forsook the grandeur of her upbringing for 'good works', freely bestowed upon everyone but her own child - Patrick finds that his transition to orphanhood isn't necessarily the liberation he had so long imagined. Yet as the service ends and the family gather for a final party, as conversations are overheard, danced around and concertedly avoided, amidst the social niceties and the social horrors, the calms and the rapids, Patri... View more info