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The Unvanquished

By: Fast, Howard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1945

Seller ID: CS00463

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library, Toledano binding style 8, 306 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 316 pages plus publisher's list; blue cloth boards are clean and square; dust jacket is edge worn, now in protective mylar cover. 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

The Sound and The Fury

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00546

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 11, inverse of dust jacket blank, early 1966 printing as evidenced by Nobel Prize mention above title, Fujita endpapers, 427 pages plus author bio; teal cloth boards are clean and square, previous owner's name written on front free endpaper, a well kept copy; dust jacket shows faint dampstain along cover's bottom edge, is now protected in mylar cover. View more info

Light in August

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: CS00611

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 370 titles listed on the inverse of dust jacket, Kent end papers, 444 pages; tan cloth boards are clean and square, previous owner's name on half title; dust jacket is 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

The Counterfeiters

By: Gide, Andre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1955

Seller ID: CS00545

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 11, inverse of dust jacket blank, Fujita endpapers, 467 pages plus publisher's list; green cloth boards are clean and square, "Property of USS Roark" stamped on top edge of text block, a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket is now protected in mylar cover. 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. 0 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

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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

The Manor of Casterbridge

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: CS00460

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 9, inverse of dust jacket blank, Kent endpapers, 432 pages plus publisher's list; red cloth boards are clean and square; price clipped dust jacket is rubbed in places, now in protective mylar cover. 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

14 Great Detective Stories

By: Haycraft, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1949

Seller ID: CS00800

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, red cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 383 titles, 464 pages plus publisher's list; price clipped dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. View more info

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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

Hiroshima

By: Hersey, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: CS00464

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 13, inverse of dust jacket blank, blank endpapers, 118 pages plus publisher's list; blue cloth boards are clean and square; spine of dust jacket sunned, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

The Wall

By: Hersey, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1967

Seller ID: CS00811

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style G7, black cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 632 pages plus publisher's list; price clipped dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. A vintage first Modern Library Giant Edition of John Hersey's historical novel. 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. 0 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

The Odyssey of Homer

By: Homer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00461

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, circa 1940's, Toledano binding style 8, 291 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 483 pages plus publisher's list; blue cloth boards are clean and square, previous owner's name written on reverse of front free endpaper; dust jacket is a bit toned with a nick on spine, now in protective mylar cover. 0 View more info

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A High Wind in Jamaica (The Innocent Voyage)

By: Hughes, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1932

Seller ID: 001201

Condition: Very Good


Early printing; flexible brown cloth covered boards, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, 399 pages, 4 black and white illustrations, 246 titles on rear of dust jacket, Rockwell Kent endpapers, Toledano binding 7, pictorial dust jacket; old booksellers stamp in front endpaper; toned dust jacket with lightly sunned spine, tear with small chip at top rear edge and a bit of chipping at spine ends. A very attractive early edition of Hughes tale of Victorian children and pirates. Scarce dust jacket. View more info

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Painted Veils

By: Huneker, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1920

Seller ID: CS00794

Condition: Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 7, burgundy cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 253 titles, 310 pages; damp stain to bottom edge of front cover, faintly visible through page 13, lighter damp stain to rear cover and visible along bottom edge of last few pages; dust jacket is edge worn with chipping and small tears, damp stains visible along inside bottom edge, front panel creased, now in protective mylar cover. View more info