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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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The Plague

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1948

Seller ID: AD00004

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, green cloth, Kent endpapers, 415 titles inside dust jacket, 278 pages plus publishers title list; modest wear to price-clipped dust jacket with a few small chips at extremities - jacket now in protective mylar cover. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. 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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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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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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David Copperfield

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: AD00009

Condition: Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, green cloth, Kent endpapers, 383 titles inside dust jacket, 923 pages plus introduction; minor wear to board edges, previous owner label to ffep, scattered margin notes and underlining neatly penned in text, dust jacket shows slight fading overall, small stain to front panel, minor wear and tiny chips at extremities. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Introduction by E. K. Brown. 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 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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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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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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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