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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or, a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. [Encyclopedia Britannica] [1771 Edition-Facsimile-Complete in (3) Volumes]

By: A Society of Gentlemen in Scotland

Price: $70.03

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica: 1971

Seller ID: 109834


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 698 + 1011 pages. Simulated foxing (age spots). View more info

Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay. In Five Volumes

By: Babington, Lord Thomas; Lady Trevelyan Macaulay (Editor)

Price: $57.55

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1885

Seller ID: 83006


5 volumes complete ! Undated. Nice Firm Clean copies ! No handwriting, no markings. Red cloth, gold spine lettering. View more info

The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England Volume 2

By: Bacon, Francis; Basil Montagu (Editor)

Price: $19.15

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, A. Hart, late Carey & Hart: 1852

Seller ID: 73635


Volume 2 ONLY, of 3 volumes. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Course tan cloth spine and board tips, marbled paper covered boards. 589 pages. Contents: Sylvarum or a Natural History; Tracts relating to Spain, England; Speeches; Charges; Papers relating to the Earl of Essex; Theological Tracts; Miscellaneous; Judicial Charges and Tracts. View more info

The Essays or Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon

By: Bacon, Francis; Henry Morley (Intro.)

Price: $24.08

Publisher: United States Book Co. / Lovell: 1902

Seller ID: 73049


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 401 pages. View more info

Bacon's Essays with Annotations by Richard Whately, D. D. - Fifth Edition Revised and Enlarged

By: Bacon, Francis; Richard Whately (Annotations)

Price: $38.35

Publisher: Lee And Shepard: 1863

Seller ID: 71689


Nice Firm Clean copy ! medium green cloth, paper title label on spine, brown endpapers. 586 pages. View more info

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The Complete Works Of Robert Browning University Edition Six Volume Set

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $143.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Sully And Kleinteich: 1899

Seller ID: 83000


6 volumes complete ! Nice Firm Clean copies, bindings and hinges undamaged ! Dark green cloth, gold spine decor, top page ends gold gilt, 6 frontispieces. No handwriting, no markings. 1] Pauline, Paracelsus, Pippa Passes, etc.; 2] Dramatic Lyrics, The Return of the Druses, etc.; 3] The Ring and Book; 4] Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day, Men and Women, etc.; 5] Red Cotton Night-Cap Country, Aristophanes' Apology, etc. 6] The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, La Saisiaz, etc. View more info

Naked Lunch

By: Burroughs, William

Price: $20.05

Publisher: Castle Books: 1960

Seller ID: 91119


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jacket has edge wear, tears. $6.00 price on dustjacket. 255 pages. View more info

The Story Without an End

By: Carove, Friedrich Wilhelm; Sarah Austin (Trans)

Price: $18.73

Publisher: G. P. Putnam: 1902

Seller ID: 58013


Popular children's tale. Text is printed on one side of leaves only, surrounded by an elegant gold and green border. Dark blue cloth, elaborately decorated with gold and red vase and floral pattern. Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Nice Tight copy ! Minor edgewear and fraying to top of spine. Top of spine lightly frayed, board edges lightly rubbed. Dedication page missing chips. 72 pages. View more info

The Big Sleep (Black Widow Thriller)

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $47.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Seller ID: 90153


Front jacket panel has light blue background, dark blue spider, yellow lettering on black field. Beautiful light blue embossed cloth binding has spider emblem stamped center front panel, gold spine lettering. All page ends red. Reprinted February 1946 (second Black Widow Thriller printing). Nice Firm copy ! Jacket has edge wear, small tears. Previous owner name on flypage, else book unmarked.. 277 pages. View more info

Bleak House (Cosmopolitan Series, 15)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $9.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Hurst & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 73090


August 3, 1889 early paperback, from Hurst & Co. tri-weekly Cosmopolitan Series. Grey cover, black lettering and decorations. Portrait engraving of Dickens on front. Moderate general wear. Cover has short tears, edgewear, soiling. Text pages yellowing, some brittle tips missing. 352 pages. View more info

Madame Bovary (Moeurs de Province) 50 Bois Originaux de Claudelle (Le Livre de Demain 94)

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Claudel

Price: $28.75

Publisher: Paris, France, Artheme Fayard & Cie: 1930

Seller ID: 83215


In French. Yellow paperback wirh black and red decor. Illustrated by artist Claudel. Nice Firm Clean copy ! No handwriting, no markings. Light general wear. 223 pages. View more info

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The First Part Of Goethe's Faust

By: Goethe; Anna Swanwick (Trans); M. Retzsch (Illust)

Price: $259.15

Publisher: London, UK, George Bell: 1893

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 94169


Revised edition, 1st edition with Retzsch's illustrations. Impressive deluxe purple leather spine and board tips, marbled boards and gold filet. 4-ribbed spine with gold decor, top page ends gold gilt. Other page ends rough-cut. Matching marbled endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 167 pages. Verse translation. 29 Retzsch's illustrations. Goethe liked his work. Revision by Anna Swanwick of her verse translation of 40 years earlier. It corrects the omission of doub... View more info

Legends of the Province House: And other twice-told tales (Riverside Aldine classics)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $28.72

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Co: 1900

Seller ID: 83635


Nice Firm copy ! Previous owner gift notation. 145 pages. View more info

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The Professor at the Breakfast-Table: With the Story of Iris (Large Paper Edition)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $427.20

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ticknor & Fields: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 81701


These urbane pieces present imaginary conversations at a Boston boardinghouse, reflecting Holmes's opinions, charm, and wit. 1st Printing. Large paper edition, only 230 copies in this format, very rare. Holmes apparently used this edition for gifts. 1860 on title page. Currier notes that the first impression of the large paper issue consisted of 530 copies, of which 300 were cut down (to make the regular trade edition) before binding. BAL 8791. Shiny black leather spine ... View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (Large Paper Edition)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $523.20

Publisher: Boston, MA, Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1859

Seller ID: 81872


These urbane pieces present imaginary conversations at a Boston boardinghouse, reflecting Holmes's opinions, charm, and wit. 1st Printing. Large paper edition, 1859 printing using first printing, first issue plates. Holmes apparently used this edition for gifts. Illustrated with 8 character engravings. BAL 9093. Shiny black leather spine and board tips. 5-ribbed spine with gold decor and red title, author fields. Blue marbled paper covered boards; identical endpapers. Al... View more info

Spanish Passions (The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova De Seingalt Volume Six)

By: Machen, Translated By Arthur

Price: $38.35

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1961

Seller ID: 77235


The First Complete Unabridged English Translation. Light general wear. 717 pages. View more info

History of Rome 4 volumes

By: Mommsen, Theodor; translated by William P. Dickson

Price: $153.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 113112


4 volumes complete. Brown cloth, gold decor (including Diocletian) on spine, brown endpapers. Vol. I 1869, Vol. II-IV 1870. No markings. Moderate general wear. Chips missing on top spine ends of Vol. I and Vol. III. Hinges fine, pages excellent, no foxing. 635 + 568 + 571 + 768 pages. View more info

The Education of Chaucer: Illustrated from the Schoolbooks in Use in His Time

By: Plimpton, George A

Price: $21.07

Publisher: London, UK, Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 116798


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 176 pages. View more info

Cuneo Christmas Book with Original Illustrations (Annual Christmas Book, Volume XVII)

By: Rutledge, Archibald; Frank R. Stockton

Price: $111.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Cuneo Press: 1958

Seller ID: 46993


Nice Tight Clean copy ! Deluxe red cloth boards, gold decor, rough-cut page ends, top edges gilt. A Plantation Christmas by Archibald Rutledge; My Terminal Moraine by Frank R. Stockton; Uncle Jim and Uncle Billy by Bret Harte; A Village Singer by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman; A Curious Experience by Mark Twain; The Christmas Broadcast by Pope Pius XII. 203 pages. View more info

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Bambi: A Life in the Woods 1st English Language Limited Edition

By: Salten, Felix; Whitaker Chambers (Trans); John Galsworthy (Fore.)

Price: $1,416.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 73239


1928. This is a first edition copy of Bambi. a thousand copies have been printed and bound. The regular trade edition will appear in the near future. This edition, however, will always be our favorite, since it is the first version in English. Green cloth, gold spine lettering. Light general wear. Spine gold partly faded, 1 board tip slightly bumped. 209 pages. View more info

The Histories (Gift Classics)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $30.77

Publisher: Collins: 1973

Seller ID: 75835


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Brown faux leatherette, elaborate silver decor. 704 pages. View more info

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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare ( Shakespeare ). First American Printing 1795

By: Shakespeare, William; Shakspeare

Price: $7,680.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Bioren & Madan: 1795

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 71796


Corrected From the Latest and Best London Editions, With Notes By Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. to Which Are Added, a Glossary and the Life of the Author. First American printing of the works of Shakespeare. Imbellished with a striking Likeness from the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Chandos. 1st American Printing. Volumes 1,3,4,5,6,7 ONLY of 8 volume set. Full leather bound, boards undecorated, spine has deep-red title band and black edition band, with gold lettering, sta... View more info

War and Peace (2 volume set)

By: Tolstoy, Leo; Felix Topolski (Illustrator)

Price: $67.15

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 112078


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In worn slipcase. 707 + 728 pages. View more info

Sketches By Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark; Samuel Clemens

Price: $58.23

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Belfords, Clarke & Co.: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 71751


1st Printing. Heavy wear. First printing of 2 of the sketches. Printed by C. B. Robinson, binding by Brown Bros. Canadian news agents ink stamp. Blue cloth, gold decor. Boards rubbed and soiled. Cloth frayed at spine ends and board tips. Cloth tear at border of bottom spine and rear board. Page ends soiled. 319 pages. View more info

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All the King's Men

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $480.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt, Brace: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 89918


1st Printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Nice Firm copy ! Unmarked. Light general wear. Slight lightening of color on spine cloth. 1 board tip slightly bumped. Facsimile Dust Jacket included in Fine condition. 464 pages. Pulitzer Prize winner. On most lists for 100 best novels of the 20th century. This landmark book is a loosely fictionalized account of Governor Huey Long of Louisiana, one of the nation's most astounding politicians. Tells the story of Willi... View more info