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Art of Whistler

By: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins; Pennell, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00033

Condition: Good


201 pages; blue flexible leatherette with gilt title and publisher's device, light shelf wear, especially at corners, spine rubbed and spine tail lightly fraying, small crack to tail of front internal hinge, pages toned from age, first Modern Library edition stated, Bernhard end papers, Toledano binding style 4 (1925-1929); featuring 32 reproductions of the artist's works in the "aquatone process. View more info

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Passages from the Diary of Samuel Pepys

By: Pepys, Samuel; Le Gallienne, Richard (editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: MH00056

Condition: Very Good


332 pages; red cloth boards with black and gilt title blocks, dust jacket with small stain to front panel from moisture bleeding from red cloth board, small chip at back top edge, small closed tear at back near spine, light dust staining to spine, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 405 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963); From dust jacket: "intelligently condensed into one volume and with an introduction by Richard Le ... View more info

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Flowering Judas and Other Stories

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000752

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated. Boards show light wear at extremities. Dust jacket tanned along edges with sun darkened spine. Dust jacket now in mylar. 285 pages plus publisher's list in rear. 274 titles in dust jacket. Toledano spine 8. Originally published in 1930, Flowering Judas was Porter's first published collection of stories. It won her the Guggenheim Fellowship, which allowed her to travel and study abroad. She went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction... View more info

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The Poems of Robert Frost

By: Robert Frost

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 Best of S.J. Perelman

By: S.J. Perelman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: CS00004

Condition: Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 388 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 300 pages plus title list in rear; Gray cloth boards are clean and square, minor rubbing to ends of spine, internally clean with slight foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, small closed tear to bottom of rear wrapper, edgeworn on creases, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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The Catcher in the Rye

By: Salinger, J.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: CS00015

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, red cloth, Kent endpapers, 415 titles listed inside dust jacket, 277 pages plus publisher's title list; slight lean to spine, edges are a bit edge worn, otherwise a bright and clean copy; unclipped dust jacket with $1.95 price, foxing to dust jacket with a small closed tear to head of spine and edge wear to extremities. View more info

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Lust for Life; A Novel Based on the Life of Vincent Van Gogh

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1962

Seller ID: CS00016

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, red cloth, Kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 489 pages plus publisher's title list; Boards and text block are clean and bright; clipped dust jacket with creasing and edge wear to head and tail of wrappers. View more info

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Five Great Modern Irish Plays

By: Synge, J. M.; O'Casey, Sean; Gregory, Lady; Carroll, Paul Vincent

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1941

Seller ID: MH00023

Condition: Very Good


332 pages; grey cloth with green and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, small gift inscription in half-title page, small small brown spot on front board at bottom edge, price clipped dust jacket with light shelf wear especially at extremities, lightly chipped spine ends, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, reprint, 377 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1941-1963); with a forward by George Jean Nathan. View more info

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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: MH00012

Condition: Good


784 pages, occasional black and white illustrated plates; red cloth with green title blocks, occasional underlining in pencil, previous owner inscription in front free end paper, one inch tear at top edge of dust jacket front, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 299 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1950-1963); includes black and white facsimile of wrapper to one of the original monthly numbers and of the title page to the 1848 first editi... View more info

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Complete Poems of Francis Thompson

By: Thompson, Francis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: MH00028

Condition: Good


358 pages; green cloth with black and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, especially at corners, mild stain to spine tail and along bottom edge of front board, text block unaffected, price clipped dust jacket with chipping at extremities including a bit of loss at head/tail of spine, sun darkened spine with damp stain at tail and bottom spine corner of rear panel, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 379 titles inside dust jack, Toledano binding style 8 (194... View more info

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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library: 1937

Seller ID: 000811

Condition: Very Good


Green boards with mild wear at extremities, previous owner's name written in tiny letters at top edge of front free end paper and again on half-title page with date of 1949, tiny chip out of bottom corner of front end paper. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, esp at head/tail of spine. 732 pages plus title list in rear. Kent end papers. Toledano binding style 8. Pictorial dust jacket with 341 titles inside. View more info

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Ancient Man: The Beginning of Civilizations

By: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1920

Seller ID: MH00052

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 208 pages, line drawing illustrations throughout; grey cloth with black and gilt title blocks, pages lightly toned from age, previous owner address sticker in front free end paper, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 316 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). View more info

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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Winwar, Frances (translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1955

Seller ID: AD00003

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 377 titles inside dust jacket, 666 pages plus translators note and preface; faint shelf wear to boards at tips, dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a few tiny chips and a few small (1/4" or less) closed tears. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Complete and unabridged. View more info

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Native Son

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1940

Seller ID: CS00095

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 329 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent end papers, 394 pages plus publisher's title list; green cloth boards are clean and square, light wear at spine ends, slight age toning to pages; price clipped dust jacket, one inch chip to at top front edge and small chip to head of spine, and half inch chip to bottom rear, edge worn. View more info