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The Poems of Longfellow

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1944

Seller ID: CS00289

Condition: Very Good


12mo, decorated brown paper backed in green cloth, blank endpapers, missing dust jacket and slipcase, 732 pages, illustrated throughout by Allen Lewis; boards are quite edge worn, pages toned. Includes 'The Courtship of Miles Standish', 'Tales of a Wayside Inn', 'The Song of Hiawatha' and 'Evangeline'. View more info

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The Poems of Longfellow

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1944

Seller ID: CS00290

Condition: Very Good


12mo, decorated brown paper backed in green cloth, blank endpapers, missing dust jacket and slipcase, 732 pages, illustrated throughout by Allen Lewis; boards are edge worn, especially visible on corners, rectangular mark from perhaps a removed bookplate or similar adhesion visible on front cover, pages toned. Includes 'The Courtship of Miles Standish', 'Tales of a Wayside Inn', 'The Song of Hiawatha' and 'Evangeline'. View more info

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Maria Chapdelaine: a Tale of the Lake St. John Country

By: Louis Hemon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1924

Seller ID: MH00035

Condition: Very Good


288 pages; blue cloth boards with black and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, occasional page corner folded, dust jacket with light shelf wear, light dust staining to spine, head and tail of spine lightly chipped, Kent end papers, 329 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963). A classic French Canadian romance appealing to all ages. View more info

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Imperial Hearst: A Social Biography

By: Lundberg, Ferdinand

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001035

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated, flexible boards, Toledano binding style 7, 246 titles in dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 246 pages; brown cloth boards, light bump to bottom front corner, previous owner's name at top of front end paper and title page, slight lean to spine, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremeties, one inch closed tear at head of front spine hinge. Comprehensive biography of one of the most powerful men of the early twentieth century... View more info

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Stories of Three Decades

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000617

Condition: Very Good


Modern Library Giant 84. Gray cloth boards are clean and square. Spine ends bumped. Internally clean and bright. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with tiny closed tears and chipping at extremities. Small chip on front panel. Now in protective mylar cover. 567 numbered pages plus an author bibliography and publisher's title list in rear. First Modern Library printing stated. Translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter. View more info

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The Late George Apley

By: Marquand, John P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1940

Seller ID: 001007

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 415 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 354 pages plus title list in rear; gray cloth boards are clean and square, light wear at spine ends, internally clean, crisp and bright, price-clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear, a few scattered scuff marks on front panel, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1919

Seller ID: 000250

Condition: Very Good Plus


Green cloth boards with black title blocks and gilt titles. Faint bump to top front corner. Tiny black spot at bottom edge of rear board. Light bumps to tail of spine. Dust jacket rubbed with mild chipping at extremities. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 341 pages plus ML index in rear. 1950 reprint with 405 titles in dust jacket; Toledano binding style 8; $1.95 price in jacket. View more info

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Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

By: Milton, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: MH00111

Condition: Very Good


Reprint; 756 pages; red cloth with black and gilt title blocks, damp stain on top edge not affecting margins or text block, price clipped dust jacket has a bit of chipping, especially at head of spine, lightly toned, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 365 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8; with an introduction by Cleanth Brooks. View more info

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Pursuit of Love & Love in a Cold Climate: Two Novels

By: Mitford, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1982

Seller ID: MH00139

ISBN: 0394604814

Condition: Very Good


554 pages; brown leatherette boards with gilt titling, remainder mark at top page edge, dust jacket with half inch closed tear and a bit of creasing at the tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve, Toledano binding style 15; foreword by Jessica Mitford. View more info

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The Tale of Genji

By: Murasaki, Lady

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00008

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Giant Edition, Toledano binding style G7, inverse of wrapper blank, white endpapers, 1135 pages; blue cloth boards are clean and square, minimal wear to edges, name cut out of the top right of front free endpaper, previous owner's bookplate pasted in inscription on title page in Japanese, foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, edge wear at top and tail of spine as well as corners, adhesive scarring to back panel, now in protective mylar cover. A... View more info

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The Long Voyage Home

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Munich, Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: 001009

Condition: Very Good


Toledano binding style 8, 385 titles on inverse of dust jacket, 217 pages; faint bump to bottom front corner, dust jacket rubbed at extremities with a couple of closed tears to bottom edge, now in protective mylar. View more info

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Six Plays of Clifford Odets

By: Odets, Clifford

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1939

Seller ID: MH00024

Condition: Very Good


reprint; 433 pages; red cloth with black and gold title blocks, boards clean and square with light wear at extremities, previous owner's name in front free end paper, worn price clipped dust jacket with heavy rubbing, chipping at extremities, old sticker adhesive on front panel, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 379 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963); with a preface by the author and appendix of three introductions by Harold Cl... View more info

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The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker

By: Parker, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1931

Seller ID: CS00007

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 352 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 210 pages; gray cloth boards are clean and square, light wear at spine ends, previous owner's bookplate pasted to front endpaper, slight foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, small chips to head and tail of spine, minor edge wear, especially along creases, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Art of Whistler

By: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins; Pennell, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00033

Condition: Good


201 pages; blue flexible leatherette with gilt title and publisher's device, light shelf wear, especially at corners, spine rubbed and spine tail lightly fraying, small crack to tail of front internal hinge, pages toned from age, first Modern Library edition stated, Bernhard end papers, Toledano binding style 4 (1925-1929); featuring 32 reproductions of the artist's works in the "aquatone process. View more info

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The Best of S.J. Perelman

By: Perelman, S. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: CS00004

Condition: Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 388 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 300 pages plus title list in rear; Gray cloth boards are clean and square, minor rubbing to ends of spine, internally clean with slight foxing to pages, price clipped dust jacket, small closed tear to bottom of rear wrapper, edgeworn on creases, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Flowering Judas and Other Stories

By: Porter, Katherine Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000752

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition stated. Boards show light wear at extremities. Dust jacket tanned along edges with sun darkened spine. Dust jacket now in mylar. 285 pages plus publisher's list in rear. 274 titles in dust jacket. Toledano spine 8. Originally published in 1930, Flowering Judas was Porter's first published collection of stories. It won her the Guggenheim Fellowship, which allowed her to travel and study abroad. She went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction... View more info

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Morte D'urban

By: Powers, J.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00286

Condition: Near Fine


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 11, 12mo, inverse of dust jacket blank, Kent endpapers, 336 pages plus publisher's list; teal cloth boards are clean and square; dust jacket is rubbed and lightly edge worn, now in a protective mylar cover. View more info

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Storm

By: Stewart, George R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: CS00131

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, blue and red cloth, Kent end papers, 380 titles listed on interior wrapper, 362 pages; boards are crisp and clean, previous owners name on front free end paper; clipped dust jacket, creased at head and tail of spine, jacket now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Lust for Life; A Novel Based on the Life of Vincent Van Gogh

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1962

Seller ID: CS00016

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, red cloth, Kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 489 pages plus publisher's title list; Boards and text block are clean and bright; clipped dust jacket with creasing and edge wear to head and tail of wrappers. View more info

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Five Great Modern Irish Plays

By: Synge, J. M.; O'Casey, Sean; Gregory, Lady; Carroll, Paul Vincent

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1941

Seller ID: MH00023

Condition: Very Good


332 pages; grey cloth with green and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, small gift inscription in half-title page, small small brown spot on front board at bottom edge, price clipped dust jacket with light shelf wear especially at extremities, lightly chipped spine ends, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, reprint, 377 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1941-1963); with a forward by George Jean Nathan. View more info