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Scholar Gipsies

By: Buchan, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head: 1896

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: CS00074

Condition: Good


Brown cloth with dark green ribbed spine and gilt title, 8 x 5.5 inches, 205 pages, five etchings by D.Y. Cameron; boards are edge worn, mottled in several places, wrinkling along edges, decorative gilt on spine is dulled, deckle edges. This collection of literary sketches was John Buchan's second book. View more info

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Jersey Street and Jersey Lane Urban and Suburban Sketches

By: Bunner, H.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Seller ID: CS00134

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial blue cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 201 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; boards are clean and sharp with the slightest edge wear most visible in the corners, top edge gilt, text is clean and unmarked with the exception of book seller's stamp and previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper, binding is sound; no dust jacket. 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 of the 1890s. View more info

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

By: Burton, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1962

Seller ID: CS00481

Condition: Near Fine


Decorative paper backed in white cloth with gilt titles and decorations, 8vo, 3,975, illustrated by Valentini Angelo; each copy is near fine and protected it's own black slipcase. The complete Burton translation with the complete Burton notes, the terminal essay, a complete index, and 1,001 decorations by Valentini Angelo. Oversize, extra shipping charges may apply. 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 illustrated plates. Collects five stories from the author of Pigs is Pigs in one volume: That Pup; Mike Flannery; The Thin Santa ... View more info

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Something About Eve; A Comedy of Fig-leaves

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00056

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 361 pages; binding is tight, pages are slightly age toned, previous owner's name and address in front end paper; dust jacket also age toned, with small chips to extremities, and sunned spine. View more info

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Tragic Ground

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00327

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with green titles on spine, 12mo, 237 pages; very light soiling to dust jacket, corners bumped; spine sunned and covers quite rubbed, chip to head of spine. View more info

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Notebooks 1935-1942

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1965

Seller ID: CS00319

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Ediiton, Toledano binding style 11, blue cloth, Kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 224 pages plus biographical note and appendices; unclipped dust jacket has light soiling, spine is sunned, a few very small chips and two inch closed tear to front flap, dust jacket now in mylar. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1932

Seller ID: CS00035

Condition: Very Good


Association copy, inscribed to previous owner and signed, "B.J. Collingwood, nephew of Lewis Carroll, Dec. 1932". Green Cloth, 6x4 inches, 200 pages plus a list of author's works, black and white illustrations by John Tenniel; no dust jacket. 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 III with no loosening of pages, else sound and attractive copies. Robert Smirke's illustrations provide a variety of perspec... View more info

The Life of the Party

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1919

Seller ID: CS00474

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial tan boards, 12mo, 66 pages, illustrated by James M. Preston; inscription on front paste down; discoloration to cover of dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover. Irvin Cobb, popular humorist of the early 20th century, details 'the adventures of Algernon Leary, dignified lawyer, as he returns from a costume ball in Greenwich Village'. View more info

Two Volumes: The Woman in White and The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1874

Seller ID: CS00581

Condition: Very Good


Forest green cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 548 pages plus publisher's list, 491 pages plus publisher's list, illustrated; each volume is very lightly edge worn, with the rubbing concentrated to the spine, pages are clean and unmarked and binding tight. A handsome two volume set that would spruce up any book shelf. View more info

The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: CS00582

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with red and gilt titles, lacking slipcase, 4to, 464 pages, illustrated by Dignimont throughout; spine sunned, otherwise a clean, well kept copy. 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

Sons of Adversity

By: Cornford, L. Cope

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page and Company: 1898

Seller ID: CS00400

Condition: Good


Light blue pictorial cloth with black and gilt decorations, 12mo, 315[8]pages, black and white illustrations throughout; spine is dust soiled, some smudging to cover boards, edge worn, some writing on endpapers. A romance of Queen Elizabeth's Time. 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

Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Syndicate Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: CS00226

Condition: Good


Light blue blind stamped cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 246 pages, three black and white illustrations; lean to spine, spine and bottom of rear board faded, age toned pages, foxing to edges of text block; pictorial dust jacket edge worn with creasing in places, rear cover dust soiled. View more info

The Yellow Book: A Selection

By: Denny, Norman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books:

Seller ID: CS00405

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial yellow cloth, 8vo, 372 pages plus illustrations by various artists; boards show very light signs of wear, age toned pages; dust jacket rubbed, edge worn, now protected in dust jacket. A selection from the quarterly edited by Henry Harland and Aubrey Beardsley, collected in one volume. From the jacket, "it was to some people an offence deserving of suppression by Act of Parliament, and to others, notably the young, a ray of light in a stuffy world." 0 View more info

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The Shadow in the Glass

By: Derleth, August

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00098

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Black cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 471 pages; a crisp, bright copy. A novel based on Nelson Dewey, the first governor of Wisconsin. 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 in 1934, three years before Dinesen's famous memoir "Out of Africa." The collection, consisting of stories set mostly in the n... View more info