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The Moon Endureth

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons LTD: 1949

Seller ID: CS00040

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 7x4.5 inches, 346 pages; Foyles booksellers label on front end paper, slight foxing to fore edge. View more info

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Scholar Gipsies

By: Buchan, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head: 1896

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: CS00074

Condition: Good


Brown cloth with dark green ribbed spine and gilt title, 8 x 5.5 inches, 205 pages, five etchings by D.Y. Cameron; boards are edge worn, mottled in several places, wrinkling along edges, decorative gilt on spine is dulled, deckle edges. This collection of literary sketches was John Buchan's second book. View more info

Jersey Street and Jersey Lane Urban and Suburban Sketches

By: Bunner, H.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Seller ID: CS00134

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial blue cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 201 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; boards are clean and sharp with the slightest edge wear most visible in the corners, top edge gilt, text is clean and unmarked with the exception of book seller's stamp and previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper, binding is sound; no dust jacket. View more info

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Mrs. Hope's Husband

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Century Co.: 1917

Seller ID: MH00176

Condition: Very Good


161 pages, black and white illustrated plates throughout; red cloth boards with gilt titling, previous owner address stamp (A. C. Guanzinoli) in front free end paper, a bit of foxing in end papers and at page edges, dust jacket is lightly toned from age with small, quarter inch chips out of head and tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. By the author of the popular "Goops" books, and an important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance ... View more info

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Pups and Pies

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1927

Seller ID: 000266

Condition: Very Good Plus


Orange cloth boards with stamped black titles. Boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Spine ends shelf worn. Prev. owner's name written on half-title page. Else pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with several small edge tears and chipping at extremities. Closed triangular crinkled tear at center of spine, taped from inside. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 312 pages. 21 black & white illu... View more info

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Something About Eve; A Comedy of Fig-leaves

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00056

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 361 pages; binding is tight, pages are slightly age toned, previous owner's name and address in front end paper; dust jacket also age toned, with small chips to extremities, and sunned spine. View more info

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The Grandissimes

By: Cable, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: CS00100

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, illustrated with water lilies, 10 x 7 inches, 491 pages, illustrations by Albert Herter throughout protected by tissue guards; boards are clean and square with mild rubbing and a bit of wear to head and tail of spine, top edge gilt, deckle edge pages are clean, binding is sound. A lovely edition of a groundbreaking book that explores race and class 19th century New Orleans. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1932

Seller ID: CS00035

Condition: Very Good


Association copy, inscribed to previous owner and signed, "B.J. Collingwood, nephew of Lewis Carroll, Dec. 1932". Green Cloth, 6x4 inches, 200 pages plus a list of author's works, black and white illustrations by John Tenniel; no dust jacket. View more info

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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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The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1965

Seller ID: CS00097

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth, 7 x 4.5 inches, 448 pages; A very well kept copy; dust jacket is worn, especially in relation to the spine. 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

Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Syndicate Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: CS00226

Condition: Good


Light blue blind stamped cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 246 pages, three black and white illustrations; lean to spine, spine and bottom of rear board faded, age toned pages, foxing to edges of text block; pictorial dust jacket edge worn with creasing in places, rear cover dust soiled. View more info

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The Shadow in the Glass

By: Derleth, August

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00098

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Black cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 471 pages; a crisp, bright copy. A novel based on Nelson Dewey, the first governor of Wisconsin. 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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Ehrengard

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Seller ID: CS00099

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Red cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 111 pages; a very well preserved copy; dust jacket is unclipped and bright. 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