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Anthony Adverse (First Edition)

By: Hervey Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039031

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Royal cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. xi, 1,224pp. Full refund if not satisfied.First entry. View more info

Anthony Adverse (First Edition)

By: Hervey Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039032

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Royal cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. xi, 1,224pp. Full refund if not satisfied.First entry. Second entry. View more info

We Are Like Fire (E L S Monograph Series)

By: Hesse, Hermann; Waiblinger, Wilhelm; Miller, Eric [Translator]

Price: $23.50

Publisher: ELS Editions: 2008-09-01

Seller ID: 032640

ISBN: 1550583786

Condition: Like New


Like new paperback. Former owner has dated the second free end page, no other writing in the book. Book looks brand new. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Herman Melville: A Reference Guide, 1931-1960 (A Reference Guide to Literature) FIRST EDITION

By: Higgins, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G K Hall: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022985

ISBN: 0816186715

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth, gold lettering, no writing in the book, xvi, 531pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Beautiful Maria of My Soul (Advanced Reading Copy)

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023075

ISBN: 1401323340

Condition: Very Good


Near fine copy, a few light color marks on textblock, no writing in the book, 338pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Style and Faith: Essays (First Edition)

By: Hill, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Counterpoint: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039296

ISBN: 1582431078

Condition: Like New


Seven essays on the moral life of literature and the moral burden of the poet seek to rescue key literary works from misinterpretation, in a collection that covers such texts as the Oxford English Dictionary, Tyndale's Bible, and poems by Henry Vaughan and T.S. Eliot. 15,000 first printing.Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Textured end papers. xiv, 219pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Enemy's Country: Words, Contexture, and Other Circumstances of Language

By: Hill, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 039511

ISBN: 0804723680

Condition: Like New


Poetry has sometimes been credited with a special place as a form of conduct in language, as if it were a world of words of its own from which the poet masterfully dispenses a distinctly free speech. These essays enquire whether such high praises, even when sincere, are apt to the real conditions of poets' work, to their share of drudgery, their fears of misapprehension or their need to please, to the entanglements of meaning in historical communities.Paperback. xiv, 15... View more info

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The Blanchot Reader

By: Holland, Michael [Editor]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1995-10-09

Seller ID: 028359

ISBN: 0631190848

Condition: Very Good +


Very good + paperback with slight shelf wear and former owner's name printed on the first free end sheet. Clean white pages. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Roots of Southern Writing: Essays on the Literature of the American South (First Edition)

By: Holman, C.Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031246

ISBN: 0820302902

Condition: Very Good


17 penetrating essays drawn from long and fruitful reflection of southern life and art. The author maintains that there is a congeries of characteristics identifiably present in much southern writing, and he astutely defines them in this collection. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Mylar cover. 236pp., with an index. Ex-library. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Iliad of Homer: Translated by Alexander Pope with Observations on Homer and His Works, and Brief Notes, by the Rev. J. S. Watson: Illustrated with the Entire Series of Flaxman's Designs

By: Homer

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: 1866

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 029095

Condition: Very Good


Half leather with marbled boards. Leather label. Raised bands. Gold gilt tooled spine. 39 illustrations by John Flaxman. Marbled end-papers. Frontispiece with tissue guard. xliv, 459pp., index. Rear hinge professionally repaired. Quite an attractive copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Scenes of Provincial Life: Ursule Mirouet (Volume 1)

By: Honoré de Balzac

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie's Sons: 1897

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 034886

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Honoré Balzac,[1] 20 May 1799 ? 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus. This is from a set of 300, Number 2. Volume 1: The Human Comedy: Scenes of Provincial Life. Translated into English by May Tomlinson. Black cloth with original paper spine label. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece with printed tissue guard. 350pp. ... View more info

The Magic Skin (First Edition)

By: Honore de Balzac; Katharine Prescott Wormeley, Translator

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040232

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Quarter leather (rebacked) with original marbled boards. Marbled end papers. Corners worn. xliii, 323pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Horace Walpole's Correspondence (First Edition) 48 volumes in 47

By: Horace Walpole, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Editor

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: Various

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: 037796

Condition: Very Good


The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence. Includes the Prospectus with frontispiece portrait and tissue guard. Edited by Wilmarth S. Lewis. Original cloth. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1937-1983. The complete 48 volumes (in 47, as published). Very Good. First editions. Volumes 17-48 have covers; some covers acceptable only. Lewis inscribed the first volume: "To Ralph Brown, from W. S. Lewis. New Haven, November [?] 1937." Ralph Brown... View more info

The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (Easton Press)

By: Howard Pyle

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 041315

Condition: Like New


Bound in Genuine Leather. Collector's Edition. Silk moire end papers. Silk ribbon page marker bound in. xviii, 328pp. Frontispiece. Illustrated. All page edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Heartbreaker (Howatch, Susan)

By: Howatch, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2004

Seller ID: 034380

ISBN: 1400041473

Condition: New


Deftly combining the sacred and the profane, the unmistakable hallmark of her fiction over the past decade Susan Howatch gives us a spellbinding, suspenseful and psychologically intense new novel. Charcoal cloth with gold spine lettering. Solid copy. 484pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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William Dean Howells : Novels 1886-1888 : The Minister's Charge / April Hopes / Annie Kilburn (Library of America) First Printing

By: Howells, William Dean; Cook, Don L. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039411

ISBN: 0940450518

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth. Bound in ribbon page markers. Decorated end papers. 881pp. Illustrated. First Printing. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lieterature of the Victorian Era

By: Hugh Walker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1913

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027388

Condition: Very Good


Green specked cloth with gold lettering and design. Previous owner's name and date written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. xxxvi, 1,067pp., with an index. Top edges gold. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Old Ladies (Signed First Edition)

By: Hugh Walpole

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 037967

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author on front free end paper. First Edition. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Mylar cover. Front inner hinge starting. 305pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Proud Heritage (Signed First Edition)

By: Innes Robinson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clinton, MA, The United-International Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030703

Condition: Very Good


Two toned cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. Author's gift inscription on title page. There is no other writing in the book. Solid copy. viii, 503pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Washington Irving : Bracebridge Hall, Tales of a Traveller, The Alhambra (Library of America)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039396

ISBN: 0940450593

Condition: Near Fine


The author observes with a sharp eye the lives and customs of English, German, and Spanish gentry and villagers. Burgundy cloth. Mylar cover. 1,104pp. First Printing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Washington Irving : History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. (Library of America)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1983

Edition: First Library of America edition

Seller ID: 042648

ISBN: 0940450143

Condition: Like New


Library of America books are bound with the rare Smyth sewn method. This is the most expensive but best way to bind a book. As a result the spine is very strong and you can hold it open with one hand and it will not close. These are great books!First printing copies of Library of America books are becoming quite collectible. View more info

Bracebridge Hall (Facsimile of First Edition)

By: Irving, Washington; Caldecott, Randolph [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tarrytown, NY, Sleepy Hollow Restorations: 1978

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 031154

ISBN: 0912882352

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1822 as a sequel to Irving's immensely popular Sketch Book of 1819-20. Green illustrated cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. No writing in the book. Textured end papers. Illustrated. xiv, 284pp., with Publisher's Catalog. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Daguerreotypes and Other Essays (First Edition)

By: Isak Dinesen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038792

ISBN: 0434195464

Condition: Very Good +


Cherry cloth with gold lettering and design on spine. Textured end papers. xxv, 229pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Anne's Wedding: A Blossom Shop Romance (First Edition)

By: Isla May Mullins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027362

Condition: Good


Red worn cloth with illustrated paste-down on front cover. Inner hinges split. Color frontispiece (portrait). 329pp., with a 6-page Publisher's Catalog. Spine sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The District Doctor and Other Stories of Turgenev (Limited Edition)

By: Ivan Sergeievich Turgenev

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Story Classics: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037349

Condition: Near Fine


Turgenev was born In Orel, in South-Central Russia on October 28 1818 and was the only child of an old world marriage. This Book Has Several Short Stories Including; The District Doctor; Yermolai And The Miller's Wife; A Strange Story; Foma, The Wolf. This copy is number 1321/3000. Limited Edition. Near fine but slipcase is only very good minus with some edge-wear and chips along edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Paradise Lost (The Franklin Library)

By: Ivan Turgenev

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 041569

Condition: Fine


Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West. Limited Edition. Full leather with raised bands. Illustrated. Silk moire end papers. Bound in silk ribbon page mark. 243pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Nights of Summer, Night of Autumn (Signed)

By: Ivaska-Robbins, Paula

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Brighton, MN, Finnish Americana: 1992

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038491

ISBN: 0963297503

Condition: Very Good


This historical novel takes place in Finland from 1895 to 1920 and portrays a woman's struggle for identity and survival against the backdrop of the turbulent quest for nationhood and independence. Pictorial paperback. Signed by the author on title page. 195pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Compleatest Angling Booke (Facsimile)

By: Izaak Walton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn NY, Freshet Press: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 038766

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover in slipcase in near fine condition. Facsimile reprint edition. Illustrated. 132pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Tale of the Wandering Monk (Signed Limited Editions Club)

By: Izumi Kyoka Setsuko; Translated by Charles Shiro Inouye

Price: $1,700.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1995

Edition: First Limited Editions Club

Inscription: Signed by the artist

Seller ID: 042189

Condition: Fine


Folio. Limited Editions Club #87 of 300 copies. Signed by Setsuko. Attractive Japanese pouch style binding wrapped in lush violet Japanese bookbinding cloth with custom hinged clam-shell box. Measures 14 x 17 inches. LEC Newsletter present and laid in. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Last Chukker

By: J. K. Stanford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Devin-Adair Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036511

Condition: Very Good


Adventures in Burma in its loveliness and savagery. Red cloth with gold lettering and design. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 79pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Auld Light Idylls

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Lovell, Coryell & Co:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036775

Condition: Very Good


Navy cloth with gold spine lettering. Front inner hinge split. Head & tail of spine chipped. 249pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Quality of Life (Signed)

By: James A. Michener

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031955

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on half title page. Quarter leather with boards. No writing in the book. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Decorated end-papers. 127pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Three Tenant Families: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: James Agee and Walker Evans

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Southern Classics Library:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020203

Condition: Fine


Top grain burgundy leather edition with gold gilt, raised bands, frontispiece portrait, a.e.g., silk end-papers, ribbon marker, binding tight, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Deliverance (First Printing)

By: James Dickey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 038032

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. Sand cloth with green lettering on spine and front cover. Mylar cover. Textured end papers. Dust jacket is price clipped. 278pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Deliverance (Facsimile of first edition)

By: James Dickey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library:

Edition: Facsimile of First Edition

Seller ID: 041477

Condition: Fine


This is an exact facsimile copy of the first edition of Deliverance by James Dickey which was first published in 1970. It is the basis of the popular film by the same title starring Burt Reynolds. 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. First Edition Library published this book for its members who bo... View more info

Deliverance (Signed First Edition)

By: James Dickey

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 041484

Condition: Very Good


Signed First Edition (on title page). Publisher's sand cloth. Mylar cover. Textured end papers. 278pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Evolution of Arthurian Romance from the Beginnings Down to the Year 1300 (in 2 volumes)

By: James Douglas Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gloucester, MA, Peter Smith: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028008

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black spine lettering. Minor underlining in first 50 pages of volume 1. vi, 495; iv, 460pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. Complete 2 volume set. View more info

Heritage of American Literature

By: James E. Miller, Jr.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers: 1991-01-01

Seller ID: 024162

ISBN: 015535700X

Condition: Very Good +


Two paperback books in original slipcase. Very good +, light shelf wear. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Bravo

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., College & University Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027474

Condition: Very Good +


Light blue cloth with navy lettering and design. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Rear board slightly stained along board edges. 382pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Deerslayer or The First War-Path

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 042787

Condition: Very Good +


Publisher's cloth with pictorial past-down on front board. x, 462pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Heidenmaeur; or, The Benedictines: A Legend of the Rhine (Volume 1) FIRST EDITION

By: James Fennimore Cooper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey & Lea: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026300

Condition: Very Good +


Full tree calf leather with gold gilt lettering and design on spine. No writing in the book. Mild foxing. A lovely leather binding. xxiii, 26-226pp. Volume 1 only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Counterfeit Wife: A Sophisticated Maiden's Confessions Censored Indiscreetly

By: James G. Dunton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers: 1930

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 014210

Condition: Good


Green cloth covers with pictorial pastedown on front board. Pastedown faded/cloth worn. Painted white lettering on spine. Last endleaves have several penciled sums - no other writing in the book. Interior tears/creasing/staining. P 169 detached but present, tape repair on p 170. Else textblock tight and square. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grandfather Tells Some More Stories by Request (Signed First Edition)

By: James G. K. McClure

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 024785

Condition: Very Good -


Tan cloth, some dampstaining, original paper label on front board (edges a bit chipped), author's gift inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, 117pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (First Folio Edition)

By: James Hogg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1978

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 021156

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black lettering and design, faint label residue on ffep., otherwise a near fine copy, 226pp., glossary, classic anti-Calvinist novel, original blue slipcase in near fine condition, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ulysses (facsimile in clam shell box)

By: James Joyce

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Shelton, CT, First Edition Library: no date

Edition: facsimile of first edition

Seller ID: 019192

Condition: Fine


This facsimile is exactly like the original 1922 first edition copy number 257. Print style, weight of paper, everything is like the original. The only exception is on the back of the copyright page where there is a block which explains that it is a facsimile produced by First Edition Library.The clam shell box is also fine and has a label on the spine. View more info

The Round Table

By: James Russell Lowell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Richard G. Badger (The Gorham Press): 1913

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 030733

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with original paper spine label. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. 241pp. Limited edition of 1,000 copies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Irish Fairy Tales (Easton Press)

By: James Stephens

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 041295

Condition: Like New


Bound in Genuine Leather. Collector's Edition. Color frontispiece. 318pp. Silk moire end papers. Silk ribbon page marker bound in. All page edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Pride and Prejudice

By: Jane Austen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Fine Editions Press: 1946

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022991

Condition: Good


1/4 leather with boards, gold gilt spine lettering and design, head of spine chipped on one corner, bottom of front board dampstained, previous owner's name written inside front and back covers, 435pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sense and Sensibility (The Novels of Jane Austen) (This is only one book out of the set)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 036069

Condition: Fine


This is only one book out of the set, entitled "Sense and Sensibility." This beautiful book is bound in red genuine leather. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. xxxii, 381pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen: Complete in Six Volumes: Emma (This is one book only, the volume entitled: Emma)

By: Jane Austen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1996

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 036068

Condition: Fine


This is only one volume of the set, which is entitled "Emma" The beautiful book is bound in red genuine leather. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire end papers. All page edges gilt. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. vi, 503pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info