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Winesburg, Ohio

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: MH00055

Condition: Good


303 pages; grey cloth boards with green and gilt title blocks, occasional underlining and marginalia, price clipped dust jacket with general wear including a bit of chipping and tearing at spine corners, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 380 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1952-1963); with an introduction by Ernest Boyd. View more info

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Selected Poetry of W.H. Auden

By: Auden, W.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1958

Seller ID: CS00013

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, 415 titles listed inside dust jacket, 180 pages plus publisher's title list; Royal blue boards bright and clean, previous owner's name in ink on top left of paste down; unclipped dust jacket beautifully preserved with just a few nicks to head of spine. View more info

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The Best Short Stories of Bret Harte

By: Bret Harte

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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The Good Earth

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Modern Library: 1933

Seller ID: 000762

Condition: Very Good


Flexible gray cloth boards with light edge wear. Glue residue along top edge of front free end paper. Previous owner's name in pencil on blank page facing half-title. Lightly toned pages. Binding sound. Dust jacket tanned with edge wear and chipping at extremities. Small chip out at top of front panel. Rockwell Kent end papers. 246 titles inside dust jacket. Toledano spine 7. Handsome copy of the Modern Library edition of Pearl Buck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel with an... View more info

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God's Little Acre

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1934

Seller ID: MH00167

Condition: Good


Reprint; 303 pages plus appendix; green cloth with black and gilt title blocks, three inch damp stain discoloration to fore edge of front and rear boards, pages lightly toned from age, price clipped dust jacket is lightly tanned with some dust smudging, spine sun darkened, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 371 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). With a new introduction by the author. View more info

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The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00017

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G6, blue cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 1.293 pages plus publisher's title list; Edge wear to head and tail of spine, text block clean and bright; unclipped dust jacket showing $2.95 price, toning mainly to interior, sunned spine with edge wear at head and tail. A lovely Modern Library Giant Edition illustrated throughout with John Tenniel's whimsical depictions. "All the early and late verse, short stories, ess... View more info

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The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00018

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G5, green cloth, G5 endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 316 titles, 1,293 pages; edge wear to head and tail of spine, foxing to pages, bookseller's stamp on blank page in back of book; clipped dust jacket, small chips on head and tail of spine as well on creases, slender open tear to head of spine. A lovely Modern Library Giant Edition illustrated throughout with John Tenniel's whimsical depictions. "All the early and late verse, ... View more info

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Memoirs of Jacqes Casanova

By: Casanova, Jacques

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1929

Seller ID: MH00141

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 492 pages; red cloth boards with black and gilt title blocks, previous owner inscription in verso of title page, price clipped dust jacket has a bit of rubbing at edges, some light dust smudging, one quarter inch stain near title, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 380 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963); edited by Madeleine Boyd, with an introduction by Ernest Boyd. View more info

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Victory

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1921

Seller ID: AD00005

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 348 titles inside dust jacket, 385 pages plus note to the first edition, author's note, publishers title list; faint wear to board edges, name and price penned to ffep, minor wear to dust jacket with several small chips at corners and rear panel edges. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: MH00112

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 267 pages; red cloth with black and gilt title blocks, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 415 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8; with an introduction by Robert Wooster Stallman. View more info

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The Origin of the Species and The Descent of Man

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $14.00

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

Seller ID: 000502

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards are clean and square with mild wear at extremities. Previous owner's name and address written in pencil at top of front free end paper. Spine a little bowed. Binding slightly shaken. Dust jacket rubbed and scuffed with heavy wear at edges, including chipping and edge tears. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 1000 pages plus Modern Library title list at rear. No title list in dust jacket. Modern Library Giant 27. Late 1960s era reprint. View more info

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Seven Gothic Tales

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001045

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated, Toledano binding style 7, blank endpapers, 265 titles in inverse of dust jacket, 420 pages; flexible green cloth boards with very light bumps at corners, creases to spine, previous owner's name in front endpaper, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities and crease at bottom front corner, spine faded, dust jacket now in protective mylar. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield. "Seven Gothic Tales" was first published i... View more info

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The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker

By: Dorothy Parker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1931

Seller ID: CS00007

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 352 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 210 pages; gray cloth boards are clean and square, light wear at spine ends, previous owner's bookplate pasted to front endpaper, slight foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, small chips to head and tail of spine, minor edge wear, especially along creases, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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The Possessed

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1936

Seller ID: AD00007

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, grey cloth, Kent endpapers, 316 titles inside dust jacket, 736 pages with a foreword by Avrahm Yarmolinsky; faint wear to board edges, bookplate to front pastedown, moderate wear and some chipping to edges and corners of dust jacket, jacket now in protective mylar cover. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett with a translation of the hitherto-suppressed chapter "At Tihon's". 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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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 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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Jude the Obscure

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1923

Seller ID: MH00168

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 503 pages; grey cloth with green and gilt title blocks, quarter inch closed tear to fore edge of front free end paper, dust jacket has half inch chip out of head of spine and a bit of chipping at tail, spine lightly sunned, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 405 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). 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