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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

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Smith College Stories

By: Daskam, Josephine Dodge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1925

Seller ID: CS00696

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with yellow titles, 12mo, 343 pages, black and white illustrations; light toning to endpapers; age discoloration to panels of dust jacket, a few small closed tears to extremities, and a light damp stain to top right cover of front panel, now protected in mylar. An insight into the life of a "college girl" in the early 20th century. 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

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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

Loo Loo's Legacy

By: Dodge, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00596

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, red cloth with black titles, 8vo, 238 pages; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, dusty marks on top edge; spine of dust jacket sunned with a few very faint splotchy marks. A vintage copy of this story of the trails and tribulations of the Loo Loo Callett, proprietress of the Dreamhaven boardinghouse. Loo Loo and her surrounding cast of characters are what the publisher calls, "the most enchanting set of zanies since 'You Can't Take It With You'". 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

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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 published in 1959, this novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960 and was followed by Drury's A Shade of Difference in ... View more info

The People Ask Death

By: Dyer, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Seller ID: CS00491

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth with black titles, 12mo, 313 pages, illustrated in black and white with photos and diagrams throughout; a well kept copy, clean and bright; dust jacket is toned, especially on spine. Very fun vintage copy of this murder mystery that's guaranteed to entertain any mystery sleuth. 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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The Town

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00029

Condition: Very Good


First printing stated. Red cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 371 pages; edge wear to head of spine, slightly age toned end papers, top of text block dust soiled, binding is square and tight; dust jacket is edge worn with sunning to spine, 1.5" chip to head of spine, unclipped dust jacket with original price crossed out and bygone bookseller's price penciled in. Truly a period piece with a lovely pencil drawing on cover with a splash of 1950's orange to the background. 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

Les Adventures de Télémaque, et Celles D'Aristonoüs

By: Fénelon, de Salignac de La Mothe François

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Avignon, Chez Seguin Aine, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1821

Seller ID: CS00724

Condition: Good


Full mottled calf, gilt titles and decoration on spine, marbled fore edge, 12mo, 396 pages plus an index and publishers list, etchings throughout text; leather is worn, gilt dulled, slight ripple to pages from use. A well-loved edition of this intriguing French novel. An imaginative story filling in a gap in Homer's Odyssey on the travels and education of Ulysses' son Telemachus, this novel was published under Fénelon's name in 1717 after is was first released anonymously in 1699. View more info

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Transformation of Job: A Tale of the High Sierras

By: Fisher, Frederick Vining

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elgin, IL, David C. Cook Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: MH00157

Condition: Good


95 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; light rubbing to spine and edges, previous owner address sticker in front free end paper. View more info

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The Cubical City

By: Flanner, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 000925

ISBN: 0809307006

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth with red titles and decoration to spine, light dust soiling and foxing to top edge of text block, else fine in price clipped dust jacket showing light wear at extremities. Originally published in 1926. View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: Flaubert, Gustave (translated by Eleanor Marx Aveling)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press:

Seller ID: 000276

Condition: Very Good


In original slip case. Pictorial paper over cream cloth spine. Paste down title block on spine is a little chipped at edges. Spine is dust soiled. Slip case is shelf worn with a couple of nicks to the open edges and a couple of spots of light soil. Undated. 288 pages. Illustrated. View more info