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Collected Works of Ibsen

by Ibsen, Henrik

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. "Henrik Ibsen is one of the most influential dramatists who ever wrote. Though his plays were attacked as immoral when they first appeared, the rising generation of playwrights recognized the sweeping innovations they introduced and were profoundly influenced by them." [Paper Cover] Includes 'Ghosts', 'Hedda Gabler', 'Peer Gynt' and 'A… Read more
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Collected Works of Voltaire

by Voltaire

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "Voltaire, was one of the most famous and influential figures in the history of thought. He lived a turbulent life, constantly being arrested and exiled because of his unorthodox ideas and his merciless satire. His most popular work, 'Candide', is still a remarkable witty, lively, and biting satire." [Paper Cover] Includes… Read more
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Collected Works of Flaubert

by Flaubert, Gustave

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "Gustave Flaubert is known as one of the greatest realists of 19th-century France. Plagued by ill-health, personal misfortune, and the frustration of his naturally Romantic tendencies, he spent long hours and great effort over his writings, producing works marked by exact observations, extreme objectivity and, above all, precision and expressiveness of… Read more
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Collected Works of Turgenev

by Turgenev, Ivan

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "Ivan Turgenev is noted for the realism and local color of his portrayals of life in the 19th century Russia, especially the conflicts between young, Westernized intellectuals and their conservative fathers. 'Fathers and Sons' introduced the term Nihilist, and is generally considered Turgenev's best work." [Paper Cover] Includes the two complete… Read more
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Collected Works of Zola

by Zola, Emile

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Good/Good. "Emile Zola is remembered today for his contribution literature as the leader of the school of Naturalism in writing. His works are marked by scrupulous accuracy of background, speech, and psychology, and by heredity and environment." [Paper Cover] Includes the complete novel, 'NANA' and seven of his best stories. The book is… Read more
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The Short Novels of Dostoevsky

by Dostoevsky, Feodor; Introduction by Thomas Mann; translated from Russian by Constance Garnett

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1945
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Dial Press, NY, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. "Offers a collection of the Russian author's shorter fiction that features both his best known works and less familiar writing, including early sketches that reveal the development of his style and his understanding of psychology." [Pub. Info] Novels include: 'The Gambler'; 'Notes From the Underground'; 'Uncle's Dream'; 'The Eternal Husband'; The… Read more
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Blood Lure

by Barr, Nevada

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2001
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G. P. Putnam's Sons, NY, 2001. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "In this mystery, District Park Ranger Anna Pigeon is betrayed by nature itself, as a most unnatural evil stalks its prey in the pristine West. Straddling the border between Montana and Canada lies the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park - Anna's home away from home when she is sent on… Read more
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde/ The Suicide Club

by Stevenson, R.L. Illustrated by Charles Mozley

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1964
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Arco Publishing Company, NY, 1964. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A Stevenson classic. Small format 8" x5 1/2" x 1/2"
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The Old Wive's Tale

by Bennett, Arnold

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1936
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Doubleday Duran, NY, 1936. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. Bennet's classic work. 1st thus.
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Frank Stockton: Stories & Fables

by Stockton, Frank

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1949
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Story Classics, Emmaus PA, 1949. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/ No dust jacket. Eight of Stockton's classic tales, including "The Lady or the Tiger." Illustrated by Tommy Beere. Book shows some signs of wear to the cover but is otherwise in Fine condition. 1ST THUS.
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Swan Lake

by Helprin, Mark Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

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1989
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Ariel Books, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "The two-time Caldecott medalist illustrates Mark Helprin's enchanting story of the characters in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet." [Pub. Info] Amazing illustrations. 1ST EDITION
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The Complete 'Yes Minister: The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister'

by Hacker MP, the Right Hon. James; edited by Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay

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1987
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Salem House Publishers, Topsfield. Massachusetts, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. "In the spring of 1983 the BBC TV series 'Yes Minister' became the first program ever to win the British Academy award for the Best Comedy Series for three years running." [Pub. Info] First published by the British Broadcasting Corporation. Some very minor wear to dust jacket edges.… Read more
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Tales From The Drones Club

by Wodehouse, P.G.

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1993
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Barnes & Noble Books, NY, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Ask Barmy Fotheringay-Phipps why his stories have never been collected. He'll gaze at the ceiling and ruminate. Enquire the same of Pongo Twistleton-Twistleton. He'll ponder the question deeply before failing to reply. Freddie Widgeon wouldn't know the answer either. They're like that, up at the Drones Club. Now these… Read more
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Les MisŽerables

by Hugo,Victor; Translated by Charles E. Wilbour

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Published
1943
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The Book League of America, NY, 1943. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. "Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature, Jean Valjean - the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread - 'Les Miserables' ranks among the greatest novels of all time. Victor Hugo ventures deep into the Parisian underworld, immersing into a battle between… Read more
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The Spoils of Poynton and Other Stories

by James, Henry; Introduction by Louis Auchincloss

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1971
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Doubleday & Company, NY, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Includes The Spoils of Poynton, Daisy Miller, The Golden Bowl, The Turn of the Screw, etc. 1st thus.
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [Slipcase]

by Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L)

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1948
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The Heritage Press, NY, 1948. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1st thus. A beautifully produced book.
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Guy de Maupassant: Great Short Works

by de Maupassant, Guy

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1993
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Barnes & Noble, NY, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Reprint edition. 1st thus.
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Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

by Dodge, Mary Mapes; Illustrated by Edna Cooke and Maginel Wright Enright

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1989
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Children's Classics, NY, 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. Decorative spine, front and back covers. A beautiful book. 1st thus.
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The Jungle (slipcase)

by Sinclair, Upton

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1965
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Heritage Club, CT, 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. A new preface by Upton Sinclair. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin. Deluxe edition. 1st thus. A beautifully produced book.
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Twice-Told Tales [slipcase]

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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1966
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Heritage Press, NY, 1966. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. Selected and introduced by Wallace Stegner. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo . Deluxe edition. 1st thus. Slipcase. A beautifully produced book.
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