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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 6 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf6mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for six months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, most... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 3 month subscription subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf3mo

Condition: Good or Better


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 1 year subscription

By: N/A

Price: $170.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf1yr

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for twelve months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, m... View more info

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The Miser's Daughter (in two volumes): From the Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Volumes XVIII & XVIX Windsor Edition

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Company, Limited: 1902

Seller ID: 000695

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth stamped in gilt. Top edges gilt. Boards are clean and square with mild wear at extremities. Spines slightly sun faded. Lovely stamped Art Nouveau blank book plates in front end papers. Tanning in end papers and pages lightly toned from age. Sound bindings. Volume I is 282 pages and Volume II is 270 pages. Four photogravures in each volume from the original etchings by George Cruikshank. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelis... View more info

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All Men Are Enemies

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001064

Condition: Very Good


First edition stated, black cloth with blind stamped illustration to front board and gilt titles to spine, 574 pages, dust jacket art, frontis illustration and small illustrations at beginning of each section all by Rockwell Kent; cloth faded at spine ends, gift inscription in front endpaper, internally clean and sound, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, 1/2 inch chip out at head of spine affecting the first "A" in the title and a small triang... View more info

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The Choir Invisible

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1900

Seller ID: 001053

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover, blue cloth decorated in gilt, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, 361 pages plus one ad; gilt on front board and spine is dulled, mild external wear, internally clean and sound. James Lane Allen (1849 - 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to captu... View more info

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In for a Penny

By: Anderson, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1950

Seller ID: CS00055

Condition: Very Good


Shelf worn dust jacket with heavy chipping at spine ends and sunned spine, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Westward Passage

By: Barnes, Margaret Ayer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1931

Seller ID: 001123

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise linen boards, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 323 pages plus publishers ads in rear; faint wear at extremities, toned pages, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a couple of tiny edge tears, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. The story concerns a woman who, while traveling with her current husband, meets her ex-husband whom she hasn't seen in years and who is now a successful literary figure. Margaret Ayer Barnes didn't start writing until she was forty, when sh... View more info

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The Heroine

By: Barrett, Eaton Stannard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick A. Stokes:

Seller ID: 001027

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, blue buckram with gilt stamped titles and little gilt illustration, 364 pages, 4 pages of publishers ads; light wear at extremities, tiny tear to tail of spine, gilt to spine a little dulled, deckle edges, internally clean and sound. Attractive edition of Barrett's popular comic gothic novel. Edgar Allan Poe and Jane Austen were counted among the fans of the book. View more info

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Under Twenty

By: Becker, May Lamberton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rahway, N.J., Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.: 1932

Seller ID: CS00078

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth with blue lettering, 9 x 6 inches, 346 pages, bold illustrations by Agnes Lehman throughout; head of spine bumped, tail turned in, text is clean and bright, binding sound; dust jacket has small chips to edges as well a few small scotch tape repairs applied to interior. View more info

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Equality

By: Bellamy, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Seller ID: CS00042

Condition: Good


Heather boards, 8x5 inches, 412 pages plus publishers list; boards are edge worn, slight foxing to pages; no dust jacket. View more info

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The Adventures of Augie March

By: Bellow, Saul; Trilling, Lionel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00280

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 11, 12mo, inverse of dust jacket blank, Kent endpapers, 536 pages plus title list in rear; red cloth boards are clean and square, minor wear to ends of spine and corners; dust jacket is edge worn, especially along extremities, $2.45 price inside dust jacket, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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I Love You, I Love You, I Love You

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1942

Seller ID: MH00184

Condition: Very Good


207 pages, black and white line drawings throughout; yellow cloth boards with pink titling, illustrated end papers, spine slightly leans, dust jacket with just a bit of wear at extremities, spine is sunned, now in protective mylar sleeve. Illustrated by the author. From the author of the Madeline series of books. View more info

Under Twenty-Five; Duke Narrative and Verse, 1945-1962

By: Blackburn, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1963

Seller ID: CS00465

Condition: Very Good


First edition, grey cloth, 8vo, 240 pages, inscribed by editor; a clean, well kept copy; dust jacket has a small stain on front cover near spine, now protected in mylar. Inscribed by editor William Blackburn (signed Bill), to artist and author Clare Leighton (which he spells 'Claire') on front free endpaper. Includes the Anne Tyler poems 'The Saints in Caesar's Household' and 'I Never Saw Morning', appearing here in 1963 a year before her first novel was published. An at... View more info

Ivy Gripped the Steps & Other Stories

By: Bowen, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi: 1946

Seller ID: CS00403

Condition: Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration on spine, 12mo, 233 pages; boards are sunned, most notable on tail of spine, pages toned, bookseller's stamp on rear paste down; dust jacket quite worn with chips and tears to extremities, toned, now protected in mylar cover. Twelve new stories by the author of "The Death of the Heart", and "The House in Paris". View more info

Under Tops'ls and Tents

By: Brady, Cyrus Townsend

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1901

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00392

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial blue cloth, 12mo, 272 pages plus advertisements, black and white photographs throughout, inscribed and dated 1901 by the author; boards are edge worn, gilt is bright, from the collection of Pulitzer nominated historian Gloria Grace Griffen, whose bookplate is adhered to front paste down with withdrawal stamp across front of plate, pages age toned. A handsome copy of this autobiographical work of naval fiction. View more info

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Villette

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1974

Seller ID: CS00037

Condition: Very Good


Bright green cloth, 7.5x4.5 inches, 466 pages; worn dust jacket with minor chipping. View more info

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The Moon Endureth

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons LTD: 1949

Seller ID: CS00040

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 7x4.5 inches, 346 pages; Foyles booksellers label on front end paper, slight foxing to fore edge. View more info

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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