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Black Diamonds

by Jokai, Maurus

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Published
(1896)
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$75.00

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Harper & Brothers, New York, (1896); 8vo; [blank(2)], [frontispiece], [i-iv], [half-title], [blank], [1], [2-458], [459], [blank], [publisher’s ad], [blank(3)]; royal blue cloth, gilt and silver titles and decorations; untrimmed page edges. Maurus Jokai’s sweeping novel of love, ambition, and the search for truth — from the poverty of the coal mines to the lavish salons of high society,… Read more
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$75.00
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Gresham Books, Surrey, England, 1978; 8vo, 267 pages; gray cloth; gilt titles; illustrated. John Bunyan’s classic moral allegory, published in faithful facsimile by Gresham Books exactly as it appeared when first published in 1678 by Nathan Ponder of Cheapside, of which only one copy is known to exist. Duplicated verbatim from the 1875 facsimile by Eliot Stock of… Read more
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$45.00
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Little Brown, Boston, 1978; No statement of edition; 8vo, 366 pages; green cloth; gilt titles; gilt front board illustration; yellow topstain; illustrated endpapers. Evelyn Waugh’s self-described magnum opus, rated by Newsweek as one of the 100 best books of all time. Source for the the 1981 BBC television series and 2008 feature film of the same name. Fine,… Read more
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$40.00
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Limited Editions Club, New York, 1950; First Edition; #433 of a limited edition of 1500; illustrated half linen boards. Two matched volumes, the first a giant Brobdingnagian folio (18 1/2" x 13 1/2"), and the other a Lilliputian miniature (3 1/2" x 2 1/2"), both housed in the original slipcase with red silk pull-ribbons. Designed by legendary typographer… Read more
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$475.00
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The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1868
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$175.00

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Chapman and Hall, London, 1868 ; 8vo; blank; flyleaf; frontispiece; i-vi; 1-522; 4 pg. postscript; vii; flyleaf; blank; half calf boards; pebbled cloth; raised bands; gilt spine decorations; gilt rules; black morocco spine labels; gilt titles; marbled end papers; marbled page edges; illustrated. No printed publication date, but circa 1868, with preface by Dickens in which he deflects… Read more
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$175.00
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For Whom The Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Published
1940
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$425.00

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Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1940; First Edition; 8vo, 471 pages; publisher’s beige cloth; black spine titles over a red field. Hemingway’s dramatic semi-autobiographical novel of fate, courage, and death in the Spanish Civil War, released to considerable critical acclaim and recommended for the 1941 Pulitzer prize, though none was awarded that year. Source of the Paramount 1943… Read more
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$425.00
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This Side Of Paradise

by Fitzgerald, F.Scott

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Published
1967
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$40.00

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Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY, 1967; 8vo, 282 pages; reprinted from plates reset in 1960. Fine, in full calf boards with raised bands, gilt rules, red morocco spine labels, gilt titles, silk headbands, and decorative fleur-de-lis end papers. Original owner name impressed in gilt at lower right corner of front board. Clean, crisp, bright,sharp, no signatures or any other… Read more
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Jack

by Daudet, Alphonse

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Published
1909
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$60.00

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Ernest Flammarion, Paris, 1909; 8vo, 716 pages; illustrated. Daudet’s dark novel of the fortunes of a neglected boy born out of wedlock, "a life wholly wrecked by an accident of birth." No printed publication date (circa 1909). The complete novel in one volume, beautifully bound in 3/4 blue leather with raised bands, gilt titles and decorations, marbled boards,… Read more
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Der Abenteuerliche Simplicissimus, in 3 Banden

by Von Grimmelshausen, Hans Jacob Christoffel

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Published
1908
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$225.00

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Inselverlag, Leipzig, 1908; octavo; three volumes, vellum with yapped edges; gilt spine titles; top page edges gilt; red silk headbands; red silk marker ribbons; illustrated. A sweeping picaresque epic set in the brutal period of the Thirty Years War, "Simplicissimus," first published at Mompelgard in 1669, is widely regarded as one of the greatest works in German literature,… Read more
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$225.00
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Quentin Durward

by Scott, Walter

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Published
1904
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$55.00

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Librairie Hachette et Cie., Paris, 1904; Fifth Edition; large 8vo, 296 pages; illustrated. Librarie Hachette illustrated edition of Walter Scott’s 1824 novel "Quentin Durward," elaborately bound in red cloth with ornate black and gold floral designs. Text illustrated with thirty-nine b&w engravings. Text in French. Very Good, clean and crisp, binding tight, sound and square, corners sharp. The… Read more
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The Golden Age In Transylvania

by Jokai, Maurus

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Published
1898
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$120.00

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R.F. Fenno & Company, New York, 1898; First American Edition; 8vo, 365 pages. Celebrated Hungarian author Maurus Jokai’s absorbing historical romance of political intrigue in Transylvania at the close of the seventeenth century following the coronation of Prince Michel Apafi, whom the Turks raised to power, up to the murder of the last of the Transylvanian barons, Denis… Read more
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Great Western Short Stories

by Taylor, J. Golden (Editor)

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Published
1967
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$45.00

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American West Publishing Co., Palo Alto, 1967; First Edition; 8vo, 572 pages. Thirty short stories of the American West ranging in time from "fur trade to freeways." Includes works by Oliver la Farge, Will Henry, Frederick Remington, Dorothy Johnson, Mark Twain, Emerson Hough, Brett Harte, Jack London, Max Brand, Owen Wister, Willa Cather, John Steinbeck, et. al. Introduction… Read more
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