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The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Revised - 2 volumes Complete

By: Abrams,; Donaldson; Smith; Adams; Monk; Ford; Daiches

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1968

Seller ID: 13087

Condition: Very Good +


1986 pages and 1981pages. unmarked, maps on endpapers, bound in gray cloth. Jackets have wear at extremities, not price-clipped ($8.45 each). View more info

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The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hertage Press:

Seller ID: 10857

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with etched gravures, brown marbled paper on boards, brown cloth spine with gold lettering. Deep brown slipcase. Sndglass XII:20 laid in. View more info

Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound

By: Aeschylus; Shelley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1966

Seller ID: 10861

Condition: Fine


Both titles bound together in a handsome black binding with gold lettering and decoration. 16 full page drawings by John Farleigh. Prometheus Bound translated by Rex Warner who also did the preface. Orange slipcase, Sandglass No.XI:30 laid in. View more info

The Fables of Aesop Selected and Illustrated by David Levine

By: Aesop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Gambit: 1975

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 9263

ISBN: 0876450745

Condition: Fine


State First Printing, Fables translated by Patrick and Justina Gregory, 102 pages, 100 fables accompanied by 50 illustrations. Bound in navy blue cloth with an orange title block on the front and the spine, gold lettering. The spine of the jacket is sun-faded. View more info

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Reign of Law; a Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 003649

Condition: Very Good


First edition, Second State. Illustrated with 9 including frontis. The binding is cracked at page 23, resulting in this page being loose. Otherwise binding is holding tight. Bound in red cloth, decorated with dark green, silver stamped illustration of a hemp plant on front and spine, gold lettering. 385 pages plus 5 pages of ads in the back. View more info

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Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, 2 volumes

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1905

Seller ID: 6911

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Macmillan Company, 1905 Very Good + Two matching volumes bound in grey cloth with red, black and gold decoration on the front, spines lightly faded 'Kentucky Cardinal' has a b&w frontis plus three other b&w illustrations 'Aftermath' has several pages of ads in the back Firmly bound, unmarked save for former owners initials and date on ffep of 'Aftermath' (CLA 10-14-06) View more info

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Getting Up and Going Home

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pa., Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 001921

Condition: Fine


Limited first edition. Bound in deep orange leather with gold decoration on all sides, raised bands. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Folder with publishers notes laid in. View more info

Passing the Torch

By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: First

Seller ID: 10124

Condition: Very Good


84 pages,, b&w frontis, unmarked, clear pages. Brown boards with black lettering. Jacket bears original price on flap on 75 cents, light wear along edges and 1/2" paper loss at top of spine. View more info

Aristophanes: The Birds and The Frogs

By: Aristophanes

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 10969

Condition: Fine


Two plays in one binding in a 'flip' format. Clean, crisp and unmarked. The Birds is illustrated by Marian Parry and The Frogs is illustrated with wood engravings by John Austen. A beautiful design, the grey paper over boards has a decorative strip in red and yellow for The Birds and in blue and yellow for The Frogs. This design is repeated on the pages in the center of the book. Black linen half binding with gold lettering. Sandglass I:25 laid in. The sandglass itself has some age toning. Light grey slipcase is firm with a narrow line of toning at the opening. View more info

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Politics & Poetics

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin (translator); Butcher, S. H. (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 11237

Condition: Near Fine


331 pages, illustrated with 16 b&w portraits bordered in terra cotta. Crisp, clean and unmarked. Terra cotta design on linen boards. Slightest sunning at the spine. Sandglass nu8mber II:29 laid in. Firm matching slipcase in terra cotta with slight band of sunning at open edge. View more info

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Winthrop Covenant

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pa., Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 001918

Condition: Fine


Limited first edition. Bound in dark brown leather with gold decoration on all sides, raised bands. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Folder with publishers notes laid in. View more info

The Confessions of St. Augustine

By: Augustine, Pilkington, J. G. (translator)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1963

Seller ID: 10954

Condition: Fine


Introduction by George N Schuster, illustrated with full color paintings by Edy Legrand.. Illustrated endpapers. Bound in rust-color clothe with Black title block on the fron and spine with gold lettering. Unmarked and crisp. Sandglass numberVII:28 laid in. Back slipcase is firm and in excellent condition. A handsome copy. View more info

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Mediatations of Marcus Aureliu

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric (translater)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 11225

Condition: Fine


230 pages, wood engravings by Hans Alexander Mueller. Grained grey paper over boards with grained black cloth spine. Spine cloth is stamped with an ionic column on front and back, lettering is in bronze. Marbled paper covers the firm clipcase, light fading on the spine side of the slipcase. Sandglass number 22 laid in. Bright, crisp pages. View more info

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Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 7124

Condition: Very Good++


New York: Heritage Press, 1964 Very Good++/Slipcase-Fine Kredel, Fritz Preface by Stella Gibbons, color illustrations by Fritz Kredel, Sandglass X:32 laid in Tan cloth boards with light floral design, brown title block with gold lettering is slightly worn, clea firm tan slipcase, strong slipcase View more info

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Sense & Sensibility

By: Austen, Jane; Thomson, Hugh (illustrator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1924

Edition: Ex-Library

Seller ID: 12386

Condition: Very Good -


4 1/2" x 6 /4", b&w illustrations, introduction by Austin Dobson. Minimal library markings, pages are clear, binding is firm. Red cloth binding with gold lettering and decoration on the front and spine. Ring on the back where someone rested a cup. Top edge gilt. View more info

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The Essays of Sir Francis Bacon (The Effayes or Counsels Civill & Morall of Francis Bacopn)

By: Bacon, Sir Francis; Morley, Christopher (introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1944

Seller ID: 11327

Condition: Very Good++


190 pages, crisp and unmarked. Printed design in teal and gold on the boards, edges stained to match. Cloth spine in teal with gold lettering. Spine is sunned but lettering is still bright. Firm blue-green slipcase with a light line of toning at the outside edges. Original glassine wrapper solded in the back. Sandglass V:15 laid in. View more info

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Selected Novels - 21 Volumes

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $315.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 001625

Condition: Very Good +


1895 - 1898 Bound in red cloth, paper spine labels, top edge gilt, rough cut. Bindings sound, clean, no interior markings. Illustrated with b&w plates. There are two volumes with a stain on the back boards. These are the titles that comprise the set: "Cesar Birotteau", "The Petty Bourgeois" (in 2 volumes), "Cat and Racket", "The Lily of the Valley", The Illustrious Gaudissart", "A Passion in the Desert", 'The Marriage Contract" (the lower half of the front hinge is cracked on this volume), "Eugenie Grandet", "The Chouans&... View more info

Droll Stories, Thirty Tales HeritageY

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1939

Seller ID: 11027

Condition: Fine


507 pages, translated into mordern English by Jacques Le Clercq, illustrated with 65 drawings by Boris Artzybasheff. Bound in red linen, title block on the spine with gold lettering, top edge stained red. Sanglass VIII:29 laid in. Housed in excellent red slipcase. View more info

Ten Droll Tales

By: Balzac, Honore de; May, J. Lewis (translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rarity Press: 1931

Seller ID: 9949

Condition: Very Good


218 pages, illustrated in b&w with a color frontis. Former owners stamp on front and rear endpapers, otherwise unmarked. Bound in purple cloth with silver deco figure on the front and silver lettering on the spine. Spine is sun-faded. Introduction by Andre Maurois. View more info

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Admirable Crichton

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Seller ID: 001858

Condition: Very Good +


Clean, crisp, tightly bound copy. Former owner's signature in pencil is the only marking. bound in dark green with gold stamping, Lettering on the spine is faded but can be read. One of the "Plays of J. M. Barrie" View more info