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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

by Lewis Carroll

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Used - Good
Edition
facsimiles of 1866 & 1872 editions
Published
1945
Binding
Blue cloth with Cheshire Cat on front, spine faded to gray
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There are many editions, including facsimile editions like this one, that have been published through the years since Lewis Carroll wrote my favorite children's classic, but all of them feel like the right version of Alice, with the right typefaces and the Tenniel illustrations. This is a fairly ordinary copy in good shape (a small tear on one of… Read more about this item
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William Tell
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William Tell

by Warja Honegger-Laveter

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Box
Edition
First Edition
Published
1962
Binding
Bright blue box with single sheet lithograph in the accordion style.
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Gray boards with the title and author printed in black on the front panel. Light soiling to the title and contents pages, but none to the art, which is brightly colored. Hoegger-Laveter retells the story of the 14th-century folk hero William Tell entirely through fourteen shapes and symbols. The contents page reveals the meaning of the symbols. This is… Read more about this item
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The Lady with the Dog
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The Lady with the Dog

by Anton Chekhov (translated by Constance Garnett)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First thus
Published
1917
Binding
Hardcover: bright green cloth with bright gilt lettering (faded on spine)
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This version of The Tales of Chekhov featuring the famous story "The Lady with the Dog" is extremely rare. The original story was published in 1899 and there was an English translation as early as 1903, but this version was among the first Chekhov translations by the famous Russian-to-English translator Constance Garnett. The book is ex-library, but from a… Read more about this item
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Faust

by J. Wolfgang von Goethe

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
Published
1932
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Hardcover scloth
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New York: Covinci-Friede, 1932. First edition thus. hardcover scloth. Very Good. Translated from the German by George Madison Priest. The is Goethe's 1829 masterpiece made available for readers of English in a popular (not academic) version. Note that Faust is a play in verse, and this translation reflects the metrics and rhyme schemes of the original German. … Read more about this item
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The Essays of Elia together with The Last Essays of Elia

by Charles Lamb

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very good (box)
Edition
First edition thus
Published
1948
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Hardcover cloth
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New York: 194, 1948. First edition thus. hardcover cloth. Very Good/Very good (box). Gordon Ross. Londoner Charles Lamb decided to use the pseudnym "Elia" for has regular essays in every issue of the "London Magazine, published from 1820 through 1825. The first batch was published in 1822 (dated 1823), while another batch--the last essays--appeared ten years later.… Read more about this item
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The Arts in America

by Wendell D. Garrett, Paul F. Norton, Alan Gowans, Joseph T. Butler

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Published
1969
Binding
Hadrcover cloth
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969. hadrcover cloth. Fine/Fine. Heavily illustrated with black & white photos, the book deals with architecture, painting, sculture, and "the decorative arts." A large (8.5 x 11) volume of 400+ pages A label on the front endpaper states that "The Metropolitin Museume of ARt 1870-1970 presents this book to Ardsley High School through… Read more about this item
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Blackbird

by Edna Willa Sullivan Troop

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Used - Fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1907
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Hardcover cloth
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Detroit, MI: Citator Publishing Compny, 1907. First edition. hardcover cloth. Fine. Clyde E. Darr. An epistolary novel in 140 pages, each page graced with light sepia drawings along with the text. Cover and title page identify author as "Scota Sorin," Mrs. Troop's pseudonym. Very bright cover and pages in good shape throughout. Spine partly faded. A blank… Read more about this item
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The Historical Atlas

by C.S.. Hammond & Company

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Used - Very Good
Published
1937
Binding
Paperback (stapled)
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New York: C. S. Hammond & Company, 1937. paperback (stapled). Very Good. Pamphlet (6 by 9.5 in.) of about 30 maps ranging from ancient empires of the near east through the history of the growth of the United States. Aside from slight bending in the corners and light water stains on back cover and final map,… Read more about this item
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Uncanny Stories

by Mary Sinclair (Mary Amelia St. Clair)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1923
Binding
Harcover
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New York: Macmillan, 1923. First edition. Harcover . Very Good. Jean de Bosschere. A collection of supernatural tales by an underrated, neglected author. "Sinclair's stories are among the most outstanding examples of the ghost story as moral fable" (Barron: Horror Literature, #3-178; 1990). 21 illustrations by Jean de Bosschere. Red cloth lettered in stamped gold on spine;… Read more about this item
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A Doctor at Calvary

by Barbet, Pierre

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Used - Very Good
Published
1953
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Hardcover cloth
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New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons, 1953. hardcover cloth. Very Good. Trnslated by The Earl of Wicklow from the original publiched in 1950 in France. Chapters cover each of the wounds separately. There is a full discussion of the Shroud of Turin. Cover bright and clear with some very minor stains.
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The Poetry of Nature

by Henry Van Dyke (ed.)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1914
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Hardcover cloth
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New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1914. First edition. Hardcover cloth. Very Good. Anthology of 60 nature poems, mostlry from famous authors (Shakespeare, Emerson, Tennyson, Browning, Keats, etc. ) interspersed with full-page moody b&w photographs that illustrate lines from one of the poems, each photo protected by a tissue. Spine quite faded and some scratched on… Read more about this item
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Political Parties in the United States 1846-1861

by Jesse Macy

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Used - Fine
Edition
Later printing
Published
1917
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine. A study of the American party system and how the failure of the Whig party led to the Civil War. Front cover is embossed with title and "The Citizen Library," while the gold type on the spine is still as bright as new
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Profiles from the New Yorker

by Clifton Fadiman (editor)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1938
Binding
Hardcove textured cloth
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New York: Knopf, 1938. First edition. Hardcove textured cloth. Very Good. New Yorker profiles are widely credited as the best short biographies every written. This volume of 23 early profiles includes the lives of Vincent AsteorGeorgia O'Keefe, Father Divine, the late QUeen Mother Mary, Harpo Marx, Elizabeth Arden, and Darryl Zanuck, as well as the stories of fascinating… Read more about this item
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Tellers of Tales

by W. Somerst Maugham

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1939
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Harcover cloth
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939. First edition. harcover cloth. Very Good. Short stories both famous (e.g. "Rip Van WInkle," "A Simple Heart," The Necklace," "TO Build a FIre," "The Money's Paw," "The Killers," "Big Blonde," etc. ) and obscure by authors known an little known. Although ex-library, so has stamps on endcovers and title page,… Read more about this item
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The Bedside Book of Famous American Stories

by Angus Burrell and Bennet A. Cerf (editors)

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Published
1936
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Hardcover in red cloth with black type on spine
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New York: Random House, 1936. Hardcover in red cloth with black type on spine. Very Good. Collection of 67 stories by well-known American authors in chronological order from Washington Irving to WIlliam Saroyan, including Jack London, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway Although technically ex-libary, the library stamp appears on the endcovers and title… Read more about this item
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The Outline of History (2 volumes)

by H. G. Wells

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Used - Fine
Edition
First edition thus
Published
1973
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Harcover cloth
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Garden City: Doubleday, 1973. First edition thus. Harcover cloth. Fine. J. P. Horrabin (maps and plans). Revised and brought up to date by Raymond Postgate and G. P. Wells. Ends with Middle East war of 1967. 1103 numbered pages. Although ex-library, so has stamps on endcovers and title page, the library in question was at a… Read more about this item
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The Baby Book of Knitting and Crochet

by Mathieson, Elizabeth Laird

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1948
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Hardcover cloth
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Cleveland: World PublishingCp,[am1948, 1948. First edition. Hardcover cloth. Very Good. Every item yoou could want to knit or crochet, whether for your own baby (something to do while watting) of fror friends' babies or young children. Large trim size (7.5 x 10) with hundreds of photographs along with stich-by-stich directions for each item
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Logbook for Grace

by Robert Cushman Murphy

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First UK edition
Published
1948
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Harcover cloth
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London: Robert Hale Limited, 1948. First UK edition. harcover cloth. Very Good. The logabook of a whaler hunting in Antarctic early in the 20th century. Murphy was the scentist aboard the ship. This is the story of the end of the era of sailing whalers, which had not chasnged much since the days of Moby DIck. … Read more about this item
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The Kingdom of Nature
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The Kingdom of Nature

by Leslie, Mrs. Frank

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Used - Good
Edition
Later printing
Published
1900
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Hardcover cloth
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Chicago: Thompson & Thomas, 1900. Later printing. Hardcover cloth. Good. "An Interesting and Accurate Account of the Most Valuable Facts in Natural History from Original Research and Careful Study of the Most Reliable Works in Various Languages forming A PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA and Complete Library of the Marvels of Animated Nature, about one thousand elegant illustrations by the best… Read more about this item
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Shakespeare's Use of Song

by Richmond Noble

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Published
1923
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Hardcover cloth
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London: Oxford Univeristy Press, 1923. hardcover cloth. Very good. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. There are songs in nearly all of Shakespear's plays; even Hamlet includes snatches of the popular songs of the day. Some songs are well-known,… Read more about this item
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