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Pere Goriot and Eugenie Grandet

By: Honore De Balzac

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: CS00002

Condition: Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 12, inside of dust jacket blank, Fujita endpapers, 496 pages; teal cloth boards are bright, with tape shadow from previous owner's mylar on top and bottom of front and back boards, erased writing on front endpapers, decorative design on rear endpapers are similarly lifted from the apparent removal of a bookplate, binding is tight and the pages are crisp and clean, price-clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear, tape shadow on to... View more info

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1945

Seller ID: CS00006

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 408 titles listed on interior of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 669 pages plus title list in rear; royal blue boards are clean and square, internally clean, crisp and bright, unclipped dust jacket, edge worn, faded spine, small scuff marks on front panel, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Portrait of a Lady

By: James, Henry

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: MH00173

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 438 pages; red cloth with black and gilt title blocks, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 408 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). Complete and unabridged, with an introduction by Fred B. Millett. Jacket design by E. McKnight Kauffer. View more info

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Best American Humorous Short Stories

By: Jessup, Alexander (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library:

Seller ID: 000613

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Lightly toned pages are otherwise clean and crisp. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with sun darkened spine. Now in protective mylar cover. 276 pages plus publishers title list in rear. Rockwell Kent end papers. Toledano spine 8. 291 titles in dust jacket. Includes stories by Mark Twain, O. Henry, Bret Harte, Edgar Allan Poe, etc. View more info

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Human Nature and Conduct

By: John Dewey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1957

Seller ID: CS00010

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, 408 titles listed inside dust jacket, 330 pages incl. Index; slightly edge worn, text block is square and clean, price clipped dust jacket with small open tear to tail of spine, front panel of jacket is mottled with blue. View more info

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Dubliners

By: Joyce, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1954

Seller ID: AD00008

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, 288 pages plus introduction and publishers title list; minor wear to board edges, dust jacket panels with minor rubbing and some fraying at spine ends. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Introduction by Padraic Colum. View more info

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The Tale of Genji

By: Lady Murasaki

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00008

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Giant Edition, Toledano binding style G7, inverse of wrapper blank, white endpapers, 1135 pages; blue cloth boards are clean and square, minimal wear to edges, name cut out of the top right of front free endpaper, previous owner's bookplate pasted in inscription on title page in Japanese, foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, edge wear at top and tail of spine as well as corners, adhesive scarring to back panel, now in protective mylar cover. A... View more info

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Great German Short Novels and Stories

By: Lange, Victor (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1952

Seller ID: AD00002

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 10, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, no titles listed inside dust jacket, 486 pages plus introduction and publisher's title list; minor edge wear to extremities, previous ownership stamp to ffep, dust jacket rubbed and somewhat with a 1 inch tear at head of front spine hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. A completely new selection, including stories by Goethe, Heine, Hauptmann, Schnitzler, Rilke, Thomas Mann, Kafka, and others. View more info

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1959

Seller ID: AD00012

Condition: Very Good


First Printing stated, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 388 titles inside dust jacket, 376 pages plus preface and introduction; boards soiled with mild wear at extremities, top edge damp stained, minimal wear and a few tiny chips to dust jacket. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Preface by Archibald MacLeish; Introduction by Mark Schorer. View more info

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Maria Chapdelaine: a Tale of the Lake St. John Country

By: Louis Hemon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1924

Seller ID: MH00035

Condition: Very Good


288 pages; blue cloth boards with black and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, occasional page corner folded, dust jacket with light shelf wear, light dust staining to spine, head and tail of spine lightly chipped, Kent end papers, 329 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). A classic French Canadian romance appealing to all ages. View more info

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Imperial Hearst: A Social Biography

By: Lundberg, Ferdinand

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001035

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated, flexible boards, Toledano binding style 7, 246 titles in dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 246 pages; brown cloth boards, light bump to bottom front corner, previous owner's name at top of front end paper and title page, slight lean to spine, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremeties, one inch closed tear at head of front spine hinge. Comprehensive biography of one of the most powerful men of the early twentieth century... View more info

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Stories of Three Decades

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000617

Condition: Very Good


Modern Library Giant 84. Gray cloth boards are clean and square. Spine ends bumped. Internally clean and bright. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with tiny closed tears and chipping at extremities. Small chip on front panel. Now in protective mylar cover. 567 numbered pages plus an author bibliography and publisher's title list in rear. First Modern Library printing stated. Translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter. View more info

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1917

Seller ID: CS00009

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, blue cloth, kent endpapers, 376 titles inside dust jacket, 450 pages plus publisher's title list; head of spine bumped, price clipped dust jacket with chip to head of spine, edge worn, especially along creases. View more info

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The Late George Apley

By: Marquand, John P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1940

Seller ID: 001007

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 415 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 354 pages plus title list in rear; gray cloth boards are clean and square, light wear at spine ends, internally clean, crisp and bright, price-clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear, a few scattered scuff marks on front panel, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1919

Seller ID: 000250

Condition: Very Good Plus


Green cloth boards with black title blocks and gilt titles. Faint bump to top front corner. Tiny black spot at bottom edge of rear board. Light bumps to tail of spine. Dust jacket rubbed with mild chipping at extremities. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 341 pages plus ML index in rear. 1950 reprint with 405 titles in dust jacket; Toledano binding style 8; $1.95 price in jacket. View more info

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Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

By: Milton, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: MH00111

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 756 pages; red cloth with black and gilt title blocks, damp stain on top edge not affecting margins or text block, price clipped dust jacket has a bit of chipping, especially at head of spine, lightly toned, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 365 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8; with an introduction by Cleanth Brooks. View more info

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Pursuit of Love & Love in a Cold Climate: Two Novels

By: Mitford, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1982

Seller ID: MH00139

ISBN: 0394604814

Condition: Very Good


554 pages; brown leatherette boards with gilt titling, remainder mark at top page edge, dust jacket with half inch closed tear and a bit of creasing at the tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve, Toledano binding style 15; foreword by Jessica Mitford. View more info

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The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001003

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated, flexible boards in green balloon cloth, 239 titles listed in dust jacket, 373 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; mild wear at extremities, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, two closed edge tears on rear, dust smudged, now in protective mylar cover. With a new introduction by the author. This was the first bibliographical volume issued by the Modern Library, after the popular success of Newton... View more info

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The Long Voyage Home

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Munich, Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: 001009

Condition: Very Good


Toledano binding style 8, 385 titles on inverse of dust jacket, 217 pages; faint bump to bottom front corner, dust jacket rubbed at extremities with a couple of closed tears to bottom edge, now in protective mylar. View more info

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Six Plays of Clifford Odets

By: Odets, Clifford

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1939

Seller ID: MH00024

Condition: Very Good


reprint; 433 pages; red cloth with black and gold title blocks, boards clean and square with light wear at extremities, previous owner's name in front free end paper, worn price clipped dust jacket with heavy rubbing, chipping at extremities, old sticker adhesive on front panel, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 379 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963); with a preface by the author and appendix of three introductions by Harold Cl... View more info