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Don Quixote de la Mancha. [Translated by Mary Smirke] Embellished with Engravings from Pictures Painted by Robert Smirke. In Four Volumes.

By: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and W. Davies: 1818

Seller ID: 001021

Condition: Very Good


Three quarter bound in red paste grain leather over marbled paper, straight grain spines ruled in gilt with gilt titles and year, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, four volumes: lxxxiv, 409; [6], 395; [6], xiii, 432; vi, 508 pages, Illustrated with 48 engraved plates after Robert Smirke and with engraved vignettes; boards rubbed and edge worn, leather to spines is crackling with scattered chipping, scattered mild foxing throughout, gutter exposed at title page of Volume... 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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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000195

ISBN: 0374172897

Condition: Near Fine


Light bumps to spine ends. Lightly rubbed dust jacket in protective mylar cover. 230 pages. First edition stated. Won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the 1999 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and was later made into an Oscar-winning 2002 movie of the same name. 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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Advise and Consent

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000279

Condition: Near Fine


Full brown leather embossed in gilt with banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers & ribbon marker. Some very light scuffing to gilt edges. 714 pages. 22 page booklet titled, "Noted from the Edition" laid in. Illustrated by Walt Spitzmiller. Signed by the author on tissue guarded blank page. Explores the United States Senate confirmation of controversial Secretary of State nominee Robert Leffingwell who is a former member of the Communist Party. Originally p... View more info

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The River Why

By: Duncan, David James

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Sierra Club Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000153

ISBN: 0871563215

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing at corners with tiny split to top rear corner. Prev owner's name blacked out at top corner of front free end paper. Else clean and unmarked with binding straight and tight. Dust jacket is edge worn with heavy chipping at extremities. Short closed tear at bottom front spine hinge. Now in protective mylar cover. 294 pages. This captivating and exuberant tale is told by Gus Orviston, flyfishing genius and one of the most appealing heroes in contemporary Americ... 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 Hamlet

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1940

Seller ID: 001065

Condition: Very Good


Second printing stated. Black cloth boards, pictorial dust jacket with four blurbs on rear, price of $2.50 in front flap, 421 pages; mild wear at extremities, previous owner's name at top of front free endpaper, worn and tattered dust jacket with old tape repairs to inside of flap and spine hinges, now in protective mylar cover. First book in Faulkner's Snopes Family trilogy. View more info

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The Town

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00029

Condition: Very Good


First printing stated. Red cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 371 pages; edge wear to head of spine, slightly age toned end papers, top of text block dust soiled, binding is square and tight; dust jacket is edge worn with sunning to spine, 1.5" chip to head of spine, unclipped dust jacket with original price crossed out and bygone bookseller's price penciled in. Truly a period piece with a lovely pencil drawing on cover with a splash of 1950's orange to the background. View more info

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Transformation of Job: A Tale of the High Sierras

By: Fisher, Frederick Vining

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elgin, IL, David C. Cook Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: MH00157

Condition: Good


95 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; light rubbing to spine and edges, previous owner address sticker in front free end paper. View more info

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The Cubical City

By: Flanner, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 000925

ISBN: 0809307006

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth with red titles and decoration to spine, light dust soiling and foxing to top edge of text block, else fine in price clipped dust jacket showing light wear at extremities. Originally published in 1926. View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: Flaubert, Gustave (translated by Eleanor Marx Aveling)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press:

Seller ID: 000276

Condition: Very Good


In original slip case. Pictorial paper over cream cloth spine. Paste down title block on spine is a little chipped at edges. Spine is dust soiled. Slip case is shelf worn with a couple of nicks to the open edges and a couple of spots of light soil. Undated. 288 pages. Illustrated. View more info

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Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000323

ISBN: 0679492658

Condition: Very Good Plus


Quarter bound in blue cloth with tan paper boards. Mild rubbing at tail of spine. Hint of sunning along top edge of boards. Dust jacket in mylar. Bookstore sticker affixed to the mylar inside the front flap. 451 numbered pages. Elle review, NYT review and Vintage Books Reading Group Guide laid in. Review slip between mylar and rear cover. Winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. View more info

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Catherine Carmier

By: Gaines, Ernest J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000657

Condition: Very Good


Quarter bound green paper over blue-gray cloth spine. Boards show mild wear and a bit of sun fading along edges. Damp staining to top edge of text block, which has led to a very slight bleed of the red dye, visible only at the very edge of the top margins. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. Small edge tears and tear with a bit of loss at top of rear flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective my... View more info

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The Yellow Dove

By: Gibbs, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001025

Condition: Very Good


331 pages, 4 black and white illustrated plates; red cloth boards with gilt stamped titles, mild bump to top front corner, slight lean to spine, sound binding, dust jacket rubbed and worn at extremities, chipping at corners and spine ends with small chip out at top edge taking part of the "Y" in the title. World War I espionage novel involving a young American girl, the "Yellow Dove," on a mission for the Secret Service. Illustrated by the author, includi... 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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Keepers of the House

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000180

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise boards with mild edge wear and bumps to bottom corners. Scattered foxing to page edges. Small sticker removal injury at top edge of front end paper. Dust jacket with mild edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning to edges and rear board. Dust jacket in mylar cover. 309 pages. First edition stated. 4.95 price in front flap. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1965, The Keepers of the House is Shirley Ann Grau's masterwork, a many-layered indictment of racism and rage that... View more info

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The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

By: Heinlein, Robert A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 000895

Condition: Very Good Minus


Sixth impression; hardcover with dust jacket, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 383 pages, author photo on rear, orig price of $6.95 in front jacket flap. Turquoise cloth with gilt titles to spine and author initials to bottom front corner, boards edge worn with mild damp staining and bleached spots along rear fore edge, tiny split at tail of front internal hinge, pages toned from age, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn, strip of rubbing along center of spine, chipping at extremities... View more info

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A Bell for Adano

By: Hersey, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000194

Condition: Fine


Full red leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Fresh, unopened binding. 335 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Hersey's 1944 novel which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a replacement for the town bell that the Fascists had melte... View more info