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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

Condition: Good or better


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

Condition: Good or Better


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

Condition: Good or better


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

Condition: Very Good


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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All Men Are Enemies

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001064

Condition: Very Good


First edition stated, black cloth with blind stamped illustration to front board and gilt titles to spine, 574 pages, dust jacket art, frontis illustration and small illustrations at beginning of each section all by Rockwell Kent; cloth faded at spine ends, gift inscription in front endpaper, internally clean and sound, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, 1/2 inch chip out at head of spine affecting the first "A" in the title and a small triang... View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1900

Seller ID: 001051

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth decorated with elaborate gilt decoration, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches,276 pages plus publishers ads, black and white illustrations by Hugh Thomson; mild wear at extremities, spine a little faded, front hinge cracking about 2/3 from top but binding holding fast, brief gift inscription in preliminary blank page, untrimmed edges with a few unopened. Absolutely beautiful binding. James Lane Allen (1849 - 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, i... View more info

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The Choir Invisible

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1900

Seller ID: 001053

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover, blue cloth decorated in gilt, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, 361 pages plus one ad; gilt on front board and spine is dulled, mild external wear, internally clean and sound. James Lane Allen (1849 - 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to captu... View more info

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Sun of Saratoga (The Academy Edition of International Authors)

By: Altsheler, Joseph Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, St. Hubert Guild: 1897

Seller ID: 001043

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition; leather bound hardcover, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 313 pages, tissue guarded color illustrations. Embossed green Morocco with elaborate decorations in gilt, green and blue, top edge gilt, blue moire end papers, ribbon bookmark, boards worn at edges and spine ends, sprinkling of light water spots on front board, spine is sun faded, internally clean and sound. Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1862 - 1919) was an American newspaper reporter, editor and author of ... View more info

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The Heroine

By: Barrett, Eaton Stannard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick A. Stokes:

Seller ID: 001027

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, blue buckram with gilt stamped titles and little gilt illustration, 364 pages, 4 pages of publishers ads; light wear at extremities, tiny tear to tail of spine, gilt to spine a little dulled, deckle edges, internally clean and sound. Attractive edition of Barrett's popular comic gothic novel. Edgar Allan Poe and Jane Austen were counted among the fans of the book. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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The Professor

By: Bronte, Charlotte (Currer Bell)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001050

Condition: Fair


First American edition; hardcover in embossed brown cloth, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 330 pages plus publishers ads; boards heavily worn with fraying at extremities and cloth missing at head and tail of spine, cloth partially split along rear joint, soiling in rear endpapers, binding tender but unbroken and intact. The Professor was Charlotte Bronte's first manuscript. She adopted the name Currer Bell to hide her gender, but was unable to find a publisher for the novel. Afte... 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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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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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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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