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The Collected Stories of Dorothy Parker

By: Dorothy Parker

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1944

Seller ID: CS00260

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 405 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 302 pages plus publisher's list; blue cloth boards are clean, slight lean to spine, light wear at spine ends, interior is clean and unmarked; unclipped dust jacket, is worn and rubbed, small chip to head of spine. 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

The Possessed

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1963

Seller ID: CS00438

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 14, blue cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 736 pages plus publisher's list; spine lightly sunned with faint glitter dust; glitter also present on interior of dust jacket where it has left a damp stain and much more apparent, lightly edge worn, now in mylar cover. View more info

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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00282

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, inverse of dust jacket blank, Kent endpapers, 447 pages; blue cloth boards are clean and square, publisher misprint, red fill ink for gilt decoration appears to be offset and stamped upside down, minor wear to ends of spine and corners; price clipped dust jacket is edge worn, especially along extremities, with small chips to head of spine, now in protective mylar cover. 0 View more info

Peter Ibbsetson

By: Du Maurier, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1932

Seller ID: CS00432

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, red cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 309 titles, 416 pages plus publisher's list; writing in pencil on title page, pages age toned; dust jacket lightly edge worn, interior is toned, now protected in mylar. An attractive vintage edition of this romantic English novel. 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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Go Down, Moses

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00128

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 8, blue cloth, Kent end papers, 372 titles listed on interior wrapper, 383 pages; crisp and clean boards, unmarked text; clipped dust jacket, rubbed, creasing to head and tail of spine, jacket now in protective mylar cover. 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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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

The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings

By: Goldsmith, Oliver; Hilles, Frederick W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1955

Seller ID: CS00428

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, gray cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 393 titles, 580 pages plus publisher's list; boards lightly edge worn, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, pages toned; dust jacket is rubbed in places, now protected in mylar cover. View more info

An Anthology of Irish Literature

By: Greene, David H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1954

Seller ID: CS00431

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, gray cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 376 titles, 602 pages; spine dust soiled, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, pages age toned; dust jacket toned and edge worn, now protected in mylar cover. An impressive collection of Ireland's finest writers that covers everything from Celtic literature to O'Connor. View more info

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The Best Short Stories of Bret Harte

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: CS00005

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, complete list of titles listed on interior of dust jacket, which was over 300 at the time of publication, Kent endpapers, 517 pages; royal blue boards are clean and square, internally clean, unclipped dust jacket, edgewear to top of front panel and spine, now in protective mylar cover. A collection of Bret Harte's tales of the American west. View more info

Four Plays by Lillian Hellman

By: Hellman, Lillian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1942

Seller ID: CS00434

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition, Toledano binding style 8, green cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 281 titles, 330 pages; crossed out name on front free endpaper, pages age toned; dust jacket edge worn, rubbed in places, now protected in mylar. Includes 'Days to Come', 'The Children's Hour', 'The Little Foxes', and 'Watch on the Rhine'. View more info

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A Farewell to Arms

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1929

Seller ID: CS00283

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, 281 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 355 pages plus publisher's list; green cloth boards are clean and square, pages slightly toned;dust jacket is a bit edge worn, spine sunned, and now in a protective mylar cover. 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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The Iliad of Homer

By: Homer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00012

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, gray cloth, Kent endpapers, 322 titles listed inside dust jacket, 464 pages plus publisher's title list; slight edge wear to head and tail of spine, previous owner's bookplate on pastedown, unclipped dust jacket with sticker over price stating, "As of April 15, 1947, the price of The Modern Library in U.S.A. is $1.25", rather large chip to top of rear wrapper. Lang-Leaf-Myer translation. View more info

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1945

Seller ID: CS00006

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 408 titles listed on interior of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 669 pages plus title list in rear; royal blue boards are clean and square, internally clean, crisp and bright, unclipped dust jacket, edge worn, faded spine, small scuff marks on front panel, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Best American Humorous Short Stories

By: Jessup, Alexander (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library:

Seller ID: 000613

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Lightly toned pages are otherwise clean and crisp. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with sun darkened spine. Now in protective mylar cover. 276 pages plus publishers title list in rear. Rockwell Kent end papers. Toledano spine 8. 291 titles in dust jacket. Includes stories by Mark Twain, O. Henry, Bret Harte, Edgar Allan Poe, etc. View more info

Ulysses

By: Joyce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1961

Seller ID: CS00429

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint, Toledano binding style G7, black cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 783 pages; a near fine copy; price clipped dust jacket is a bit age toned, now protected in mylar. A handsome copy of a literary classic. Includes page numbers for American first edition on each page. View more info

Ulysses

By: Joyce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: CS00430

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G5, red cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket has a complete list of books in The Modern Library series, 767 pages; pages age toned; dust jacket is quite worn along head and tail of spine and creases, toned, now protected in mylar cover. A vintage copy of this literary classic. View more info