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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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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

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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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... 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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Out of Africa

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1952

Seller ID: CS00279

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, 415 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Kent endpapers, 389 pages plus title list in rear; green cloth boards are clean and square, minor wear to ends of spine and corners; dust jacket shows light signs of wear, price sticker on interior covering original price, now in protective mylar cover. 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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Ehrengard

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Seller ID: CS00099

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Red cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 111 pages; a very well preserved copy; dust jacket is unclipped and bright. 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

Magnificent Obsession

By: Douglas, Lloyd C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: CS00416

Condition: Good


Green cloth with dark green titles, 8vo, 330 pages; boards are toned towards edges and spine, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; dust jacket shows signs of wear to extremities with a few small soiled spots. 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

Penny Plain

By: Douglas, O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1947

Seller ID: CS00328

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with red titles on spine, 12mo, 335 pages; modest toning to pages; dust jacket dust soiled with small chips, now in protective mylar. A charming edition by a talent novelist and sister of Scottish historian, politician, and novelist John Buchan. View more info

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Advise and Consent

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000279

Condition: Near Fine


Full brown leather embossed in gilt with banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers & ribbon marker. Some very light scuffing to gilt edges. 714 pages. 22 page booklet titled, "Noted from the Edition" laid in. Illustrated by Walt Spitzmiller. Signed by the author on tissue guarded blank page. Explores the United States Senate confirmation of controversial Secretary of State nominee Robert Leffingwell who is a former member of the Communist Party. Originally p... 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