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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00282

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, inverse of dust jacket blank, Kent endpapers, 447 pages; blue cloth boards are clean and square, publisher misprint, red fill ink for gilt decoration appears to be offset and stamped upside down, minor wear to ends of spine and corners; price clipped dust jacket is edge worn, especially along extremities, with small chips to head of spine, now in protective mylar cover. 0 View more info

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Selected Poetry & Prose of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: AD00011

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, green cloth, Kent endpapers, 388 titles inside dust jacket, 428 pages plus introduction; minor wear to board edges, gift inscription to ffep, price-clipped and slightly tattered dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Edited with an introduction by T. O. Mabbott. View more info

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Go Down, Moses

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00128

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 8, blue cloth, Kent end papers, 372 titles listed on interior wrapper, 383 pages; crisp and clean boards, unmarked text; clipped dust jacket, rubbed, creasing to head and tail of spine, jacket now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Go Down, Moses

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1942

Seller ID: CS00129

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, blue cloth, Kent end papers, 393 titles listed on interior wrapper, 383 pages; crisp and clean boards, unmarked text; clipped dust jacket, slightly dust soiled with rubbing along front corner of spine, jacket now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Absalom, Absalom!

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: CS00281

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, 388 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 378 pages plus title list in rear; blue cloth boards are clean and square, minor wear to ends of spine and corners; dust jacket is edge worn, especially along extremities, $1.95 price inside dust jacket, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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The African Queen

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1940

Seller ID: 000793

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with light wear at extremities, previous owner's book plate in front end paper, bottom corner of text block is bumped. dust jacket rubbed and edge worn, small closed tear with creasing at top front edge, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover; Toledano binding style 8, Rockwell Kent end papers, pictorial dust jacket with 383 titles listed inside. View more info

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The Poems of Robert Frost

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00003

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 8, later dust jacket, first edition dust jacket sports 316 titles on the inverse of dust jacket where this one lists 329, Kent endpapers, 445 pages plus titles list in rear; green cloth boards are clean with edgewear to corners, slight lean to spine, internally clean, unclipped dust jacket with small chips to top and bottom, small L shaped tear to top rear of dust jacket, now in protective mylar cover. Charming edition... View more info

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The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan

By: Gilbert, W.S., Sullivan, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00019

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G5, gray cloth, G5 endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 329 titles, 711 pages; edge wear to head and tail of spine, foxing to fore edges, inscription addressed to previous owner on front free end paper; clipped dust jacket, edge worn with small chips to head of spine. Sweet illustrations by W.S. Gilbert peppered throughout. View more info

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The Best Short Stories of Bret Harte

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: CS00005

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, complete list of titles listed on interior of dust jacket, which was over 300 at the time of publication, Kent endpapers, 517 pages; royal blue boards are clean and square, internally clean, unclipped dust jacket, edgewear to top of front panel and spine, now in protective mylar cover. A collection of Bret Harte's tales of the American west. View more info

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A Farewell to Arms

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1929

Seller ID: CS00283

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, 281 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 355 pages plus publisher's list; green cloth boards are clean and square, pages slightly toned;dust jacket is a bit edge worn, spine sunned, and now in a protective mylar cover. View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: 001008

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toldano binding style 8, 329 pages on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 382 pages plus title list in rear; red cloth boards with wear at extremities, dust jacket chipped along extremities with a couple of tiny edge tears on rear, long shallow chip out at top front spine corner, dust jacket in mylar. View more info

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Homer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00012

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, gray cloth, Kent endpapers, 322 titles listed inside dust jacket, 464 pages plus publisher's title list; slight edge wear to head and tail of spine, previous owner's bookplate on pastedown, unclipped dust jacket with sticker over price stating, "As of April 15, 1947, the price of The Modern Library in U.S.A. is $1.25", rather large chip to top of rear wrapper. Lang-Leaf-Myer translation. View more info

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Les Miserables

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00287

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G5, 8mo, green cloth, blank endpapers, 370 titles listed on interior of dust jacket, 1.222 pages; Edge wear to head and tail of spine, boards are faintly mottled in places, pages toned; unclipped dust jacket has foxing in places and edge worn with a sunned spine and chips and small closed tears to extremities. 0 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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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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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

Sons and Lovers

By: Lawrence, D.H.; Kazin, Alfred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1962

Seller ID: CS00322

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, royal blue cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 420 pages plus publisher's list; modest markings throughout; dust jacket has a faint damp stain to top edge, lightly rubbed dust jacket, dust jacket now in mylar. View more info

Sons and Lovers

By: Lawrence, D.H.; Kazin, Alfred

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1962

Seller ID: CS00323

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, royal blue cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 420 pages plus publisher's list; price clipped dust jacket is dust soiled, adhesive mark to front cover, dust jacket now in mylar. View more info