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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 6 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf6mo


Once a month for six months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, most... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 3 month subscription subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf3mo


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 1 year subscription

By: N/A

Price: $170.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf1yr


Once a month for twelve months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, m... View more info

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The Miser's Daughter (in two volumes): From the Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Volumes XVIII & XVIX Windsor Edition

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Company, Limited: 1902

Seller ID: 000695


Red cloth stamped in gilt. Top edges gilt. Boards are clean and square with mild wear at extremities. Spines slightly sun faded. Lovely stamped Art Nouveau blank book plates in front end papers. Tanning in end papers and pages lightly toned from age. Sound bindings. Volume I is 282 pages and Volume II is 270 pages. Four photogravures in each volume from the original etchings by George Cruikshank. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelis... View more info

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Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children #1)

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00183


468 pages; green paper boards over yellow cloth backing with green titling, corners slightly bumped, maps in end papers, light foxing on page edges, dust jacket with small chips out of bottom corners and a tiny chip out of rear top edge, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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I Love You, I Love You, I Love You

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1942

Seller ID: MH00184


207 pages, black and white line drawings throughout; yellow cloth boards with pink titling, illustrated end papers, spine slightly leans, dust jacket with just a bit of wear at extremities, spine is sunned, now in protective mylar sleeve. Illustrated by the author. From the author of the Madeline series of books. View more info

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Decameron

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1949

Seller ID: MH00185


562 pages, beautiful woodcut illustrations throughout, 32 pages in color; green paper over boards backed in tan cloth with gilt titling, previous owner bookplate in front paste down end paper, price sticker in rear free end paper, dust jacket with a bit of wear at extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve. Complete and unexpurgated. Translated by Richard Aldington. 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


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 of the 1... 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


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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God's Little Acre

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1934

Seller ID: MH00167


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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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Through the Looking Glass and The Hunting of the Snark

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1924

Seller ID: 001001


Early printing in flexible brown leatherette, Toledano binding style 4 with small torchbearer on front board, Bernhard endpapers, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches, 351 pages, black and white illustrations; boards worn at extremities, scattered faint spots to boards, light creases to spine and crease down center of rear board, previous owner's name in front endpaper, mild toning, binding sound. 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


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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El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote De La Mancha: Nueva Edicion Corregida por la Real Academia Espanola

By: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

Price: $16,500.00

Publisher: Madrid, Don Joaquin Ibarra: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001020


First edition of this printing for the Spanish Royal Academy, 4 volumes, period binding of marbled calf, likely early 19th century, with decorative tool gilt borders, six raised bands to spines with red embellished title blocks, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, 20th century bookplate for J Grunberg in each volume, large 4tos (12 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


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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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


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 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


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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Clothes Make the Pirate (Photoplay Edition)

By: Day, Holman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000960


Illustrated with scenes from the Photoplay a First National Picture.7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 310 pages plus several pages of publisher's ads; black and white photo stills from the silent film adaptation. Black cloth boards with orange titles and decoration, mild edge wear, previous owner's name in front end paper, pages lightly toned with age, binding sound, worn dust jacket with chipping at extremities, two tears to bottom front edge with old scotch tape repair on inside ... View more info

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Brothers Karamozov

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: MH00169


Reprint; 940 pages; grey cloth with green and gilt title blocks, previous owner name in front free end paper and half title page, dust jacket lightly rubbed with a bit of chipping at head of spine and corners, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 377 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). Translated by Constance Garnett, with an introduction by Marc Slonim. View more info

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A Case of Identity

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Skokie, IL, Black Cat Press: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000974


Miniature hardcover; edition limited to 249 copies; 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches; 88,[1] pages; title and publisher's device in green on title page; green pigskin boards with little cameo illustration of Sherlock Holmes on front board in black and gilt, spine titles in gilt, clean and bright with no notable flaws. First published in The Strand Magazine in 1891, A Case of Identity is the third story in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It is an easy read, fast paced, and highl... 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


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