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DANGEROUS ACQUAINTANCES

by DE LACLOS, CHODERLOS

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Glenn Books
Published
1986
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Fine
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The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1986. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Sewn-in silk bookmark. A copy of Notes From The Archives laid-in. Illustrations by Chas Laborde. First published in 1782, also known as "Dangerous Liaisons". The author lived from 1741-1803). 387pp.. The Collector's Library of Famous Editio. Full Dark Brown Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket.… Read more
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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS

by BURTON, SIR RICHARD, TRANSLATED BY

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Glenn Books
Published
1981
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Fine .
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Collector's Edition
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1981. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk bookmark sewn-in. Illustrations by Arthur Szyk. From the Easton series, "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written". 674pp + copious notes following. First manuscripts emerged before 1550, and maybe much earlier. . Collector's Edition. Full Dark Blue Leather. Fine ./No Dust Jacket. Demy… Read more
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NANA

by ZOLA, EMILE

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Glenn Books
Published
1976
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Fine
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The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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£26.01

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1976. Al;l edges gilt. Covers and spine designed and lettered in gilt. Silk sewn-in bookmark. Illustrations by Bernard Lamotte. Several areas of underlining and marginal notes in the Preface only. Text block is crisp and clean throughout. First published in 1880, this is the ninth installment in Zola's epic 20-volume "Les Rougon-Macquet" series. It chronicles… Read more
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SWANN'S WAY

by PROUST, MARCEL

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Glenn Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine No Dust Jacket
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The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1982. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Sewn-in silk bookmark. Illustrations by Bernard Lamotte. First published in 1913., this was Volume 1 of his epic work, "In Search of Lost Time". Proust (1871-1922) was a French novelist, essayist, critic. 441pp.. The Collector's Library of Famous Editio. Full Light Butterscotch Leathe.… Read more
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ANCIENT LEGENDS

by PINKHAM, LYDIA E

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Light Wear and Soiling
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Unknown Edition
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Lynn, Massachusetts: Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company Top free corner front wrapper gone. Paper is toned but quite clean and readable. 32 pages of testimonies from happy customers, with a short essay on Echo and Narcissus. The booklet is not dated but probably is from the late 20's. Lydia Pinkham (1819-1883) was an American inventor and marketeer of herbal-alcol based… Read more
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PETER IBBETSON

by DU MAURIER, GEORGE.

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Published
1963
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Fine
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The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1963. All edges gilt. Covers and spine designed and lettered in gilt. Silk bookmark. Illustrated by the author with preface by Daphne de Maurier. Tiny scuff top edge of front cover near the joint. First published in 1891, adapted into a film in 1935 starring Gary Cooper. The author (1834-1896) was a British cartoonist and… Read more
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THE WORLD'S WORK

by PAGE, WALTER H., EDITOR

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Glenn Books
Published
1901
Condition
General Moderate Cover Wear
Edition
First Edition
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New York City: Doubleday, Page & Company., 1901. This is Volume III, Number 2 for December 1901. A large number of very interesting advertisers at front and rear with illustrations. Articles include "Mr. Roosevelt as President", "Rebuilding of New York City", "Romance of the Fur Trade", "Day's Work as an Locomotive Engineer", among others. . First Edition. Illustrated Wrappers. General… Read more
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SMITTEN CITY; THE STORY OF PORTSMOUTH IN THE AIR RAIDS 1940-1944

by EVENING NEWS, PORTSMOUTH

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Published
1945
Condition
Light Edge Wear
Edition
First Edition
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Portsmouth: Holbrook and Son, Ltd, 1945. Light crease front cover. Internally clean throughout. Vivid photographs of the bombing damage to the city of Portsmouth. This appears to be an original edition and not a later reprint. 63pp. . First Edition. Color Pictorial Wrappers. Light Edge Wear/No Dust Jacket. Octavo.
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THE METROPOLITAL MOTHER GOOSE

by WATSON, ELIZABETH C

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Glenn Books
Condition
Light Cover Wear and Soiling
Edition
Reprint
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No Place: Metropolital Life Insurance Company No date but 1930's likely. Stapled binding. 20 pages. Reprint. Color Illustrated Wrappers. Light Cover Wear and Soiling. Illus. by Emma Clark. 5" x 7 3/4".
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THE MADONNA IN LEGEND AND HISTORY

by VINCENT, ELIZABETH C

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Published
1899
Condition
Cover Stained
Edition
First Edition
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£55.74

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New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1899. Front cover lettered in gilt, with central Madonna medallion. Some old stain top of cover, few small spots rear cover. Gift inscription front free endpaper dated Dec. 25, 1901. Internally clean and crisp throughout. Ten full-page illustrations. 104pp.. First Edition. White Cloth. Cover Stained/No Dust Jacket. Octavo.
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MASTERPIECES ON TOUR, 23 GERMAN-OWNED PAINTINGS

by MCBRIDE, HARRY A

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Published
1948
Condition
Nearly Fine
Edition
Reprint
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Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Magazine, 1948. Reprinted from the December, 1949 issue. Color photographs with text. Pp717-750.. Reprint. Gray Wrappers. Nearly Fine. Royal Octavo.
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HOYLE'S GAMES: CONTAINING THE ESTABLISHED RULES AND PRACTICE

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Published
1845
Condition
Moderate Cover and Edge Wear
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Early Edition
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Philadelphia: Henry F. Anners, 1845. A listing of the rules and regulations for 46 games. Spine lettered in giltBoth free endpaper are missing. All text is present and very clean throughout.269pp.. Early Edition. Blind-stamped Grey Cloth. Moderate Cover and Edge Wear/No Dust Jacket. 3" x 4 3/4".
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FLOWERS OF EVIL

by BAUDELAIRE, CHARLES

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Published
1977
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Nearly Fine
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Collector's Edition
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1977. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk bookmark. Illustrations by Pierre-Yves Tremais. Color frontispiece portrait of the author. From the Easton series, "The 100 Greatest Book Ever Written". Occasional underlining and marginal notes in a neat hand. First published in 1846. Baudelaire (1821-1867) was a French poet, essayist, art… Read more
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THE CHARTERHOUSE OF PARMA

by BEYLE, MARIE-HENRI (STENDHAL)

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Glenn Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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£66.89

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1992. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk sewn-in bookmark. A copy of Notes From The Archives laid-in. Illustrations are by Rafaello Busoni, preface by Honore de Balzac. First published in 1839. Stendhal (1783-1842) was a French writer, the pen name of Marie-Henri Beyle. He had a syndrome named after… Read more
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THE CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE

by ST. AUGUSTINE

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Glenn Books
Published
1979
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Fine
Edition
Collector's Edition
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£22.30

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1979. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk bookmark. Illustrations by Edy Legrand. Color frontispiece portrait of the author. St. Augustine lived from 354-430 A.D. The "Confessions" were first written in 397-401 A.D. They were circulated in manuscript form until the invention of printing. 296pp.. Collector's Edition. Full Burgundy Leather.… Read more
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EUGENIE GRANDET

by BALZAC, HONORE DE.

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Glenn Books
Published
1998
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Fine
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The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1998. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Sewn-in silk bookmark. A copy of Notes From The Archives laid-in. Illustrated by Rene ben Sussan. First published in 1833, the novel was revised into a second edition which became part of his major project, "The Human Comedy". Balzac, a French novelist and… Read more
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THE MEMOIRS OF CASANOVA

by DE SEINGALT, JACQUES CASANOVA

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Glenn Books
Published
1971
Condition
Nearly Fine
Edition
The Collector's Library of Famous Editio
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1971. All edges gilt. Covers and spine designed and lettered in gilt. Silk bookmark. Illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan. Two small scuff marks at bottom of front cover. Area of superficial scuffing of gilt on lower edge. See photos. Casanova (1725-1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. 502pp. . The Collector's Library of Famous Editio.… Read more
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DON QUIXOTE, THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN FROM LA MANCHA

by SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE CERVANTES

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Glenn Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Collector's Edition
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£52.02

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1979. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk sewn-in bookmark. Illustrations by Edy Legrand. Color portrait frontispiece of the author. From the Easton series, "The 100 Gteatest Books Ever Written". Cervantes, the great Spanish novelist, lived from 1547 to 1616. This book was first published in 1605, a second part… Read more
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THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS

by CONFUCIUS

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Glenn Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
Collector's Edition
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1976. All edges gilt. Covers and spine designed and lettered in gilt. Sewn-in silk bookmark. Illustrated with paintings by Tseng Yu-Ho. From the Easton series, "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written". This book was obviously read and studied by the previous owner. There are marginal notes and underlining throughout the text. The hand is neat,… Read more
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FUNABOUT FORDS

by WHITE, J.J.

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Glenn Books
Published
1915
Condition
General Moderate Wear and Soil
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: The Howell Company, 1915. Occasional brown spotting, minor. A book of jokes about the Ford automobile. 45pp.. First Edition. Paper-Covered Boards. General Moderate Wear and Soil/No Dust Jacket. Small Octavo.
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