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An Easy Selection From Cicero's Correspondence

by Duff, J.D. Edited By

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Published
1962
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Cambridge at The University Press, 1962. Revised by W.K. Lacey. Contents provide: Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Introduction - (I) Cicero's Life, (II) Cicero's Works, (III) Cicero's Correspondence. Text, Notes, Appendix and Vocabulary. A small booklet of 127 pp plus 1. Bookplate and name to ffep. A sound bright book.. Second Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Soldiers Three: The Story of The Gadsbys In Black & White

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Published
1930
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing of the Uniform Edition
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$38.50

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London: MacMillan and Co; Limited, 1930. Soldiers Three - A collection of stories setting forth certain passages in the lives and adventures of Privates Terence Mulvaney, Stanley Ortheris and John Learoyd. A beautifully bright book! Top edge gilt bright as well as decoration to front board (elephant). 1930 to title page. Title page bordered in red. Dust jacket titled Soldiers… Read more
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The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Stories

by Kipling, Rudyard

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New York: Books Inc Publishers. N.D. The World's Popular Classics Edition. Preface by Rudyard Kipling. The contents provide seven stories (ghost stories, or rather a collection of facts that never quite explain themselves). The Phantom Rickshaw - The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes - The Recrudescence of Imray - My Own Ghost Story - At The End of The… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Translated Into English Quatrains By Edward Fitzgerald

by Khayyam, Omar Edited By Louis Untermeyer

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Published
1947
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BOMC
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New York: Random House, 1947. Slipcase Very Good. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated into English quatrains by Edward Fitzgerald. A complete reprint of the First Edition and the combined Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, with an Appendix containing Fitzgerald's Prefaces and Notes. Edited with an Introduction by Louis Untermeyer. Beautifully illustrated in color throughout by the most talented work… Read more
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The Tragedy Of Pompey The Great

by Masefield, John

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New York: The MacMillan Company 1916. Third Printing of the 1914 Revised Edition.. Frontispiece illustration: Pompey The Great. A three-act play. Act I...The determination of Pompeus to fight with his rival, then marching to Rome. Act II.... The triumph of Pompey's generalship at Dyrrachium. His overthrow by the generals of his staff. His defeat at Pharsalia. Act III... the… Read more
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Sherlock Holmes. Selected Stories

by Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

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Near Fine
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9781851520008
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London: Chancellor Press 1985 Reprint. . Introduction by S.C. Roberts. This selection contains eleven of the most famous cases solved by Sherlock Holmes, that most clever of detectives. The stories: Silver Blaze.... The Speckled Band.... The Sign of Four.... A Scandal In Bohemia.... The Naval Treaty, etc, etc. Patterned boards. Illustrated dust jacket by Kate Jaspers. Bottom of spine… Read more
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The Trial of Socrates

by Stone, I. F

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Fifth Printing
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9780316817585
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$25.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1988. In a feat of investigative journalism and classical scholarship, a veteran Washington correspondent has gone back almost twenty-five hundred years to throw fresh light on the most famous free speech case of all time - the trial of Socrates. The book shows how profound were the differences between democratic Athens and the philosopher… Read more
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The Trial

by Kafka, Franz. Illustrated By George Salter

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New York: The Modern Library 1964 Last copyright showing. Definitive Edition translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir. Revised and with additional materials translated by E.M. Butler. This book offers ten chapters, two Appendices: (1) The Unfinished chapters.... (2) The passages deleted by the authors. This is followed with "Postscript by Max Brod".... To the First… Read more
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The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Ld. Verulam - Viscount St Albans

by Bacon, Francis

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Mount Vernon, New York: The Peter Pauper Press No date. Reprinted from the Deluxe Artists' Editions of the Peter Pauper Press. BOMC Edition. 228 pp plus a glossary of Archaic words and phrases. Design chapter headings and tailpieces. Patterned hardboard covers. Gilt title print to beige cloth spine. Bookplate to fep - name to ffep. Boards show damp-stain has… Read more
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Adam Bede

by Eliot, George

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Chicago: Rand McNally & Company Publishers No Date.... 'The Greek-Lamp Library Series'. Sporatic pale foxing to rear endpapers and top edge of book. Bright, attractively designed boards.... red title print, decoration and boardering on dark blue cloth boards. A most serviceable, respectable copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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Selected Writings

by Wilde, Oscar. Introduction by Richard Ellmann

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Published
1985
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Fine
ISBN
9781851520121
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London: Chancellor Press, 1985. 1985 Oxford World's Classics Edition. His flamboyant style, the brilliance of his conversation and the polish of his wit made Oscar Wilde one of the most famous men of his day. He is still loved for his sparkling comedies and magical short stories, the best of which, including 'The Importance of Being Earnest', 'The Happy… Read more
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Connecticut: Grolier Enterprises Corp. . The World's Great Classics edition. 364pp. Attractively bound in brown simulated leather with decoration to front board in gilt. Rust-red title block, gilt print and horizontal gilt bars to spine. All edges gilt. Previous owner sticker affixed to ffep. A very desireable copy.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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The Virginians A Tale Of The Last Century

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Published
1883
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Very Good
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Boston,: Estes and Lauriat, 1883. Thackeray's Complete Works, The People's Edition. This book contains two seperate volumes in one, each with 15 illustrations. The first volume - 402pp, the second volume 401pp. Brown cloth boards beautifully designed. Print on front board and spine in gilt. Tissue guard protecting frontispiece. Moderate edgewear.Name to half title page. A section loose but… Read more
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The Old Wives Tale

by Bennett, Arnold

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New York: The Modern Library (Random House). (1911) Book Very Good in a Poor Dust Jacket. This chronicle of the five towns and France during the seige of Paris is a literary undertaking of heroic proportions. This is a classic among twentieth-century novels. Green boards with black title blocks to front and spine. Name… Read more
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English Poetry In Three Volumes. Volume I From Chaucer To Gray

by Eliot, Charles W. Edited By

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Near Fine
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New York: P.F. Collier& Son Corporation (c1937) . With introductions and notes. The Harvard Classics Deluxe Edition. Registered Edition. Dark green simulated leather boards. Gilt embossed decoration to front board and spine. Gilt print to spine. No ownership markings. A beautiful copy.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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Poetical Works Of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Poet Laureate

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

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London: MacMillan and Co; Limited 1926 (1926 Reprint) The Globe Edition. Offsetting to fep and rep. Gentle crease to title page. Green cloth boards remain bright....the gilt title print bright as well. A most serviceable copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Glorious Apollo

by Barrington, E

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Published
1925
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Very Good
Edition
Thrid Printing
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New York: Dodd,Mead & Company, 1925. The life of Byron in the form of a novel. Biography is touched with imagination and the essential truth presented. The author had consulted the best sources of information. Letters, though often condensed are all authentic. Tissue-guard frontispiece is a portrait of Lord Byron. Attractively bound in silky blue cloth. Blind-stamped decoration to… Read more
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Dante Lights The Way

by Fox, Ruth Mary

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Published
1958
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Milwaukee: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1958. This book unlocks with sensitive and discerning keys the world and thought of Dante Alighieri, second only to Homer among poets of the Western World, first among Christian poets. It is the distillation of over thirty years of imaginative teaching and creative scholarship. Here is a gracious classroom without walls for readers diverse in… Read more
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Beau Geste

by Wren, Percival Christopher

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Good
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New York: Frederic A. Stokes Company MCMXXV. The Authorized American Edition published 1925. Nineth Printing May 22, 1925 Stated. Dark blue cloth boards. Gilt title print within gilt title block to front board bright. Corner wear to front board.... spine dulled. Name to ffep. Mild light brown spotting throughout text and to exterior text edges. This early… Read more
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The Slayers. A Tale of Hector and Achilles

by Appleton, John

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1971. Clad in Achilles' own armour, which he had captured in battle, Hector waits outside the walls of Troy to meet the Greek hero in single combat. It will be a battle to the death, for Achilles comes to avenge the killing of his life-long friend, Patroklos and it will be… Read more
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