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The Shelbourne: The Story of an Hotel (Advnaced Reading Copy)

By: Elizabeth Bowen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co: 1951

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy

Seller ID: 036548

Condition: Very Good


The book has 15 illustrations in half-tone and 14 illustrations in the text. This is an Advanced Reading Copy (Unrevised and Confidential). Paperback. Original paper wraps. 200pp., index. Previous owner's name blind-stamped on half title page. Spine cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

By: Elizabeth Bowen (With An Introduction by Angus Wilson)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1996

Seller ID: 060178

ISBN: 0760703485

Condition: Near Fine


Blue board; navy blue cloth spine with gold design and print. Binding is tight, covers and spine overall intact. Normal shelf wear to dust jacket. 782 pp. with Bibliographical Note. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059334

Condition: Like New


Introduced by Jenny Uglow. Color frontispiece. 9 black-and-white plates. Cloth boards patterned in brown and blue-green with gold label-like design on spine. Green end sheets. Dark green slip case. 391 pp, including notes. Book and slip case in like new condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ruth

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Seller ID: 059340

Condition: Like New


Introduced by Jenny Uglow. Color frontispiece. 9 black-and-white plates. Cloth boards patterned in pale brown and blue with gold label-like design on spine. Blue-grey end sheets. Blue-grey slip case. 373 pp, including notes. Book and slip case in like new condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

King Arthur and His Knights

By: Elizabeth Lodor Merchant, Compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston Company: 1927

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 031007

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth with illustrated paste-down on front cover. Illustrated end-papers. Gift inscription and bookseller's ticket on front illustrated end-papers and half title page. Color frontispiece. Previous owner's library bookplate. Illustrated. 260pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Romance of the Feudal Chateaux

By: Elizabeth W. Champney

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1906

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028787

Condition: Near Fine


3/4 leather with marbled boards. Five raised bands on spine. A wonderfully preserved copy. Marbled end papers. Frontispiece and illustrations with printed tissue guards. xi, 436pp. No writing in the book. Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Romantic Comedians (First Edition)

By: Ellen Glasgow

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038788

Condition: Very Good


Light plum cloth with original paper spine label. Attractive blindstamped binding. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Illustrated end papers. Mild foxing. 346pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Revolutionary Writers: Literature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725-1810 (First Edition)

By: Elliott, Emory

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027443

ISBN: 0195039955

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. No writing in the book. x, 324pp. Spine sunned. Half title page is clipped at corner. Pages a bit age-toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Cuba Libre

By: Elmore Leonard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Delta Trade Paperbacks: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058219

ISBN: 0385323840

Condition: Like New


Leonard ingeniously combines all of his many talents and delivers a historical adventure/caper/western/noir like none other. This book is in like new condition.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Journey into a Strange Land (Signed)

By: Eloise Franco

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rindge, NH, Richard R. Smith Publisher: 1958

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 028437

Condition: Very Good


Mustard cloth with blue lettering. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. Ex-library. 254pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Love Episode

By: Emile Zola

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, London and New York, Societe des Beaux-Arts: 1910

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027206

Condition: Very Good


Decorated cloth. No writing in the book. x, 389pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

L'Assommoir: Translated from the French by Arthur Symons (Limited Edition)

By: Emile Zola

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1924

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 027263

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with original paper spine label. Gilt facsimile signature on front cover. No writing in the book. Limited edition of 2,050 copies. xxii, 468pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Wuthering Heights [Includes the Limited Editions Club Newsletter]

By: Emily Bronte

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042198

Condition: Fine


Published in 1847, Wuthering Heights was the only novel written by Emily Bronte, who lived from 1818 to 1848. The adjective wuthering, in Yorkshire dialect, refers to the turbulent weather, and of course to the turbulent atmosphere that permeates the book." (N.B., from Newsletter.) The drawings, whose incisive linear quality has been described by Jean Leymarie, Balthus' biographer and critic, as 'lit up with something of the book's flame and storm-flashes, have a place apart in his work and have provided the inspiration for several of his paintings' Folio. Limited Edition. Full leather. Num... View more info

Wuthering Heights

By: Emily Bronte

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 061467

Condition: Fine


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Monochrome illustrations. Bound in full burgundy leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, blue silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. 338 pp. Rubbed spots on bottom edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blue Pigeons (First Edition)

By: Emma Gelders Sterne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Duffield and Co: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028379

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black lettering on spine. Color frontispiece. Bookseller's ticket inside rear cover. Seven full page color illustrations. 123pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The High Road (First Edition)

By: Emma S. Allen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Meridian Press: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035260

Condition: Very Good +


Rare Sample Copy (stamped on title page). Some age-toning on title page. Blue illustrated cloth. No writing in the book. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 326pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Eternal Love Story: Voices from Many Hill Tops, echoes from many valleys, or the Experiences of Spirits Eon and Eona' in Earth Life and Spirit Spheres, in ages past, in the long, long ago, And their Many Incarnations in Earth Life, and on other worlds, given through the sun angels' order of light (in 3 volumes) Facsimile

By: Eon and Eona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lakemont, GA, CSA Press: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 030644

Condition: Very Good


Complete 3 volume set. Facsimile reprint of the 1886 edition printed by Press Springfield Printing Company. Paperback. xxv, (213), (465), 650pp. In original slipcase box in very good minus condition. Preface by Eon. Introduction by Arthur J. Burks. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

For Whom The Bell Tolls (facsimile of first edition)

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 030021

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway which was first published in 1940 with an approximate print run of 75, 000. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original. The only indicator that this is a facsimile is a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the original did not) and the slipcase has pastedowns of the front and back of the dustjacket on its sides. First Edition Library ins... View more info

The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Frist Forty-Nine Stories and the Play, The Fifth Column

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 031166

Condition: Very Good


A Modern Library reprint. Green cloth with black and gold spine labels. Gift inscription on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. x, 597pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Farewell to Arms (First Trade Edition)

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 032403

Condition: Good


First Trade Edition. Book and dust-jacket are both first editions. 1929 on both title page and copyright page. No disclaimer on page x. Dust jacket reveals important first edition point (flap reads, "Katherine" not "Catherine"). Black cloth with gold labels on spine and front cover. Black lettering and design. Top edge of text block worn and scored in a few spots. Dust jacket has numerous small holes but not affecting text. Edges of dust jacket tattered. Not price clipped. Mylar cover. 355pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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For Whom The Bell Tolls (facsimile of first edition)

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Collectors Reprints: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 040244

Condition: Very Good +


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway which was first published in 1940 with an approximate print run of 75,000. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original. The only indicator that this is a facsimile is a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase in very good condition (though the original did not) and the slipcase in very good condition has pastedowns of the front and back of the dustj... View more info

For Whom the Bell Tolls (facsimile of the first edition)

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 042670

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway which was first published in 1940 with an approximate print run of 75, 000. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original. The only indicators that this is a facsimile are the FEL logo on the back jacket flap and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the original did not) and the slipcase has pastedowns of the front and back of the dustjac... View more info

The Works of Ernest Hemingway (19 VOLUMES)

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 060480

Condition: Like New


Beautiful 19-VOLUME SET! Collector's Edition. Easton Press published the works of Ernest Hemingway two different times. One set, of 20 volumes, was quite uniform with all books being a brown-colored leather. The second set was 19 volumes and the leather bindings were multiple colors. This set is the latter. This set does NOT include True at First Light. Bound in full leather (each volume a different color) with gilt decoration and page edges, plus one additional color on each cover. Cover design is repeated pattern. Hubbed spines, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmarks. Color and black-... View more info

A Farewell to Arms ((facsimile of first edition)

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 061733

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway which was first published in 1929 with an approximate print run of 31,050. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. The first edition dust jacket contains the famous error where heroine Catherine Barkley is misspelled as Katherine Barclay. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The b... View more info

Winner Take Nothing

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 061962

Condition: Near Fine


Collector's Edition. Full tan leather with blind-stamped image. Gilt decoration and title. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color frontispiece. 162 pp. Back cover lightly scuffed in spots. Owner's book plate. Light foxing on page edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

To Have and Have Not

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1990

Seller ID: 061961

Condition: Near Fine


Collector's Edition. Full tan leather with blind-stamped image of boat. Gilt decoration and title. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color frontispiece. 262 pp. Light foxing on page edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Riddle of the Sands

By: Erskine Childers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1992

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 060067

Condition: Like New


Introduction by Maldwin Drummond. Bound in orange-red cloth with a design in black and gold by Whistler. Red top stain. Pale brown end papers with a map of travels in dark brown. Illustrated with 11 black and white plates. In addition, there are 28 head-pieces and an illustration on the title spread. 296 pp. Dark brown slip case. Book and slip case both in like new condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Moon Lake and Other Stories (The Franklin Library)

By: Eudora Welty

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: Franklin Library Limited Edition

Seller ID: 039199

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green leather with gold gilt design and lettering. Raised bands on spine. Illustrated. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. 250pp. Limited Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Optimist's Daughter: A Novel (Signed)

By: Eudora Welty

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1972

Edition: Eighth Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039202

Condition: Very Good


This story of a young woman's confrontation with death and her past is a poetic study of human relations. Signed by the author on title page. Original publisher's cloth. A few small stains on front cover. Textured end paper. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Rear textured end paper is worn and slightly chipped on corners. 180pp. Mylar cover. View more info

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Unconditional Surrender

By: Evelyn Waugh

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017351

Condition: Very Good +


Mylar cover. Nice Copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Black Mischief

By: Evelyn Waugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall Ltd: 1932

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 025904

Condition: Very Good -


Decorated cloth, frontispiece, spine slightly cocked, 303pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tender is the Night (Facsimile Reprint of first edition)

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The First Edition Library (Collector's Reprints):

Edition: Facsimile Reprint of First Editi

Seller ID: 030027

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of Tender Is The Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original in every detail. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the original did not) and the slipcase has pastedowns of the front and back of the dust jacket on its sides. First Edition Library ins... View more info

This Side of Paradise (Facsimile Reprint of first edition)

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, The First Edition Library (Collectors' Reprints):

Edition: Facsimile Reprint of First Editi

Seller ID: 030037

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Both book and jacket are precise copies of the original in every detail. The only indicators that they are facsimiles are the "FEL" on the right flap of the jacket and a small block of explanation on the copyright page. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bought it by subscription. The book comes in a handsome slipcase (though the original did not) and the slipcase has pastedowns of the front and back of the dust jacket on its sides. First Edition Library ... View more info

Babylon Revisited

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 058341

Condition: Like New


Collector's Edition. Beautiful green, black and gilt decorations on teal. Full leather, gilt page edges, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Two-page color illustration before title page. 428 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Great Gatsby

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1987

Seller ID: 058537

Condition: Near Fine


Collector's Edition. Full black leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Design on cover uses author's initials. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Two-page color illustration before title page. Light foxing before title page and near bookmark. Some white residue from shelf on bottom edge of cover. 159 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tender Is the Night

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1987

Seller ID: 058536

Condition: Fine


Collector's Edition. Full black leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Design on cover uses author's initials. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Two-page color illustration before title page. A couple pages have light foxing, as is common. 349 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Beautiful and the Damned

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Grey Walls Press: 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 060694

Condition: Very Good +


Teal cloth covers. 447pp. Covers are clean. Spine very lightly sunned. Binding is tight. End-papers moderately foxed. Front hinge barely starting. Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Beaux andd Belles of England (Limited Edition)

By: Fanny Burney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The Grolier Society:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 036317

Condition: Very Good


Denim cloth with original paper spine label. Limited Edition (de luxe) of 1,000 copies. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. xiii, 428pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Doree (First Edition)

By: Fanny Heaslip Lea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032612

Condition: Very Good -


Publisher's cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Gift inscription on half title page. Uncommon first edition copy. 275pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Faulkner and Race: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha (First Edition)

By: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference; Doreen Fowler and Ann J. Abadie, Editors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jackson and London, Univ Press of Mississippi: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029913

ISBN: 0878053298

Condition: Very Good +


One of Faulkner's central subjects was race. This is a collection of essays by various authors originally presented at the 1986 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, the 13th in a series of conferences held on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi. Pictorial paperback. No writing in the book. xi, 311pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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My Father is a Twiner (Signed First Edition)

By: Faust, Reg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: AuthorHouse: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038482

ISBN: 1434397564

Condition: Fine


This is a book of "short stories" that tell of life in a land of awesome beauty, of life lived, often exposed, along the east and north coastline of Labrador in Canada. These "stories" are all true and reflect the lives of the people who live here and a northern nurse who grew to love them, and their land, a young man from the "mainland" of central Canada who served them, and found his home among them. These are also "stories" of a group of people who leave the comforts and glaring lights of the city and move to this land and here in its quietness, and exposure,... View more info

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The Third Policeman

By: Flann O'Brien; Denis Donoghue [Afterword]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Champaign | London, Dalkey Archive Press: 2014

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 061682

ISBN: 156478214X

Condition: Like New


O'Brian's comic novel about the nature of time, death, and existence. Wraparound illustration on cover. 214 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Thunder in the Egg (Signed First Edition)

By: Flav Farrow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Papillon Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 036013

Condition: Very Good


A novel of one sort or another. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. 294pp. A few small closed tears on dust jacket. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Stories of the Modern South (First Edition)

By: Forkner, Ben [Editor]; Samway, Patrick S. J. [Editor];

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030772

ISBN: 0140058486

Condition: Very Good +


A rich collection of Southern fiction by some of the great storytellers of our time. Paperback. Just a few pages with underlining. xxii, 439pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Stories of the Old South: Southern Fiction From Some of Our Greatest Storytellers (First Paperback Edition)

By: Forkner, Ben [Editor]; Samway, Patrick S. J. [Editor];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 030861

ISBN: 0140120068

Condition: Like New


Stories and tall tales. An evocative portrait of Dixie by some of the South's greatest writers. Paperback. Pictorial cover. xxvi, 514pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Through One Administration (First American Edition)

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Co: 1883

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035919

Condition: Good +


Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett was an English-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden. Olive cloth with black and gold lettering and design. Textured end papers. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Spine cocked. 564pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lost Prince

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1915

Seller ID: 038036

Condition: Good


Green cloth (worn). Black spine lettering. Illustrated. Decorated end papers. Ex-library. 415pp. Spine cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life (Franklin Library)

By: Francis Parkman

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032824

Condition: Very Good +


This book is one of the greatest stories of true adventure and Western pioneering. By the author of LASALLE AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE GREAT WEST. A very good copy. Limited edition. Brown full leather. Blocked in 22kt gold. Alll page edges gilt. Brown silk moire end-papers and satin ribbon. xx, 334pp. Personal library bookplate on front free end paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais. Doctor in Physick (2 volumes)

By: Francis Rabelais

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Navarre Society Limited:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037344

Condition: Very Good


François Rabelais was a French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. Two volumes complete. Vellum buckram gilt-stamped to spine and front boards. From the 1653 English translation. Two tissue-guarded frontispieces and numerous illustrations throughout the text, many full page. Title pages printed in red and black. Spine darkened. Volume I: xvi, 474 pp. II: xvi, 462pp. Top edges gilt. All others uncut. End papers age toned. Full refund if not sat... View more info

The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

By: Francois Rabelais

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 060090

Condition: Fine


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Bound in full red leather decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, red silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Color illustrations throughout, including frontispiece. 773 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info