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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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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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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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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington (translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: 001002

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing, Toledano binding style 7 in brick red balloon cloth, Kent end papers, 236 titles in dust jacket, 95 cent price in dust jacket, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, 485 pages; light indentation at head of spine, dust jacket toned with some chipping at extremities including tiny chip out at head of spine and tiny tear at top rear edge, now in protective mylar cover. A very attractive copy of the autobiography of the celebrated sixteenth century Italian artist. 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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Flame of Life

By: D'Annunzio, Gabriele

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1919

Seller ID: MH00032

Condition: Very Good


403 pages; blue flexible leatherette with gilt title and publisher's device, light shelf wear, especially at corners, Brodzky end papers, Toledano binding style 2 (1919-1925). 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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Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: MH00166

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 612 pages; blue cloth with red and gilt title blocks, some small damp staining near bottom edge of front board, previous owner gift inscription in verso of half title page, dust jacket shows a bit of wear at extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 388 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). From dust jacket: "The two finest collections of Sherlock Holmes stories complete in one volume." 0 View more info

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Light in August

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: 001013

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, gray cloth, Kent endpapers, 374 titles inside dust jacket, 443 pages plus publisher's title list; small indentation at head of spine, price clipped dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. 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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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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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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Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1959

Seller ID: MH00170

Condition: Good


First Modern Library edition, First Printing stated on copyright page; 376 pages; grey cloth with green and gilt title blocks, some damp staining discoloration to boards and top edge of pages, dust jacket lightly toned with some dust smudging and a couple of small chips at head and tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 388 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). Complete and unexpurgated. With a prefatory letter b... 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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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