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A Modern Comedy

by Galsworthy, John

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Published
1929
Condition
Very good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$175.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1929. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). xvii,1088pp. 841/1030. Signed with quotation "never met a man yet .... position" by author on limitation page. Tan vellum covers, t.e.g., boards and pages bowed/rippled with insert of Forsyte family tree and ribbon present. In faded leather and cloth custom made slipcase.
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Master Francis Rabelais (2 Vols.); Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds, and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

by Rabelais, Francis

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Published
1892
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Limited Edition
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$475.00

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London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1892. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 4to (10-1/2" x 7"). 704/100 Two Volumes. Vol.I [7], xlvi, 341pp. ; Vol.2 [5], xi [1], 455pp. Red leather with gilt titles to spine, red gilt dentelles, red/gold endpapers,T.e.g., light wear to head/tail of spine. Text blocks tight and unmarked.
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Lord Lytton's Novels (26 Volumes)

by Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George (1st Baron Lytton)

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Published
1878
Condition
Very good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,350.00

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London: Routledge, 1878. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo (9" x 6"). Twenty-six volumes. Half-bound in blue leather with matching marbled covers and endpapers, gilt titles to spines, top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Some shelf wear to edges, heads/tails of spines, corners. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama Volumes 1-4

by Brewer, Rev. E. Cobham

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Published
1892
Condition
Very good
Edition
Revised American Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: Selmar Hess, 1892. Revised American Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to (12" x 9"). Half-bound brown leather spines and corners with pebbled covers, gilt titles to covers and spines, all edges gilt, corners bumped with shelf wear to edges. Text blocks tight and unmarked. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.… Read more
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$250.00
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The Happy Prince

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1997
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$995.00

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New York: Summer Garden Editions, 1997. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Mikhail Magaril. Narrow Folio (17" x 6"). 36pp. #5/50 Black/yellow cloth spine/covers. Grey cloth slipcase with light shelf wear. Signed in pencil by Mikhail Magaril (artist) and Morris Jacobs, rest of text block tight and unmarked.
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Ship of Fools Volume I.

by Barclay, Alexander

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Published
1874
Condition
Very good
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$55.00

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Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1874. Hardcover. Very good. 4to (12" x 9"). Volume I. [5] - CXX, [1]-306pp. Soiled yellow cloth covers, paper label to spine, wear and 1/2 inch tear to head of spine, wear to tail, corners bumped. Light foxing to endpapers, "labor, omnia, vincit" book plate to front paste-down endpaper, handwritten "No. 31 150 copies large… Read more
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Pilgrim's Progress; From This World To What Is To Come

by Banyan, John

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Published
1832
Condition
Very good
Edition
Later printing
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$350.00

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London: John Bennett, 1832. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo (21cm). [5, frontispiece, engraved title-page (1831)], [1, title-page (1832), 2]-viii, [4]-166, [2, directions to binder] pp. Brown tree calf with blind decorations to joints of covers, faded gilt title and decorations to spine, covers restored. Later endpapers, 2 pp. ink notations of family events 1831-1849, color map "to… Read more
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Social Life In Germany

by Jameson, Anna; Amalie, Princess of Saxony

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Published
1840
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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London: Saunders and Otley, 1840. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 8vo. Two Volumes. (7-3/4" x 5"). [8], [vii]-lxxix, [3], [3]-264, [1] ; [6], [3]-399, [1] pp. Contemporary binding by J. Larkins in brown tree-calf with gilt decorations to edges, spine with five bands, black and red leather labels, gilt decorations, wear to head of both volumes, all… Read more
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The Plays of Philip Massinger Adapted For Family Reading (In Three Volumes)

by Massinger, Philip

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Published
1830
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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London: John Murray, 1830. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 24mo (6" x 4"). 393, 384, 412pp. Half-bound, marbled covers and edges. PO label to free endpaper of each volume. Text blocks tight and unmarked.
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The Plays of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

by Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

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Published
1901
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Library of British Classics
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$75.00

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London: Macmillan, 1901. Library of British Classics. Hardcover. Very good +. 8vo. (1), viii, (2), 445, (1) pp. Contemporary tree calf with inner and outer dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges and spine with five bands. Gilt shield on covers. Wear to head with 1/4" nick and 3/8" nick to tail joint of spine. 2" x 1/4" gouge to… Read more
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The Poetics of Literary Theory

by Brownlee, Marina Scordilis

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Published
1981
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First English Language Edition
ISBN
9780935568202
Item Price
$25.00

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Madrid: Jose Porrua Turanzas, 1981. First English Language Edition. Paperback. Very good +. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). 186pp. Signed and Inscribed by the author hail-title page. Light shelf wear.
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Red Sky In Morning

by Lynch, Paul

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Published
2013
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316230254
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$20.00

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New York: Little, Brown & Co, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). 275pp. Signed by author on title-page, otherwise text-block tight and unmarked. DJ fraying to head of spine.
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Mourning Becomes Electra; A Trilogy

by O'Neill, Eugene

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Published
1931
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Limited Edition
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$350.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 8vo (19cm). 256, [15, working notes]. 142/550. Tan faux vellum boards with black leather label to darkened spine. Rough cut edges with top edge dusty. Signed by author on limitation page, rest of text block tight and unmarked. Included is a facsimile of O'Neill's handwritten notes in… Read more
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O America

by Barzini, Luigi

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060102265
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$15.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Inscribed on half-title to Leslie Aldridge (wife of critic/author John W. Aldridge), foxing to edges of pages, rest of text block tight and unmarked. Unclipped DJ with shelf wear to panels, in Mylar.
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Bellefleur

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First printing
ISBN
9780446969246
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$15.00

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New York: Warner, 1981. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. 16mo (&" x 4"). 686pp. Slight age browning to paper. Inscribed association copy to Leslie Westoff (ex wife of author and critic John W. Aldridge). In Mylar.
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Young People

by Cooper, William

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK edition
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$65.00

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London: Macmillan & Co LTD, 1958. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo (8" x 5"). [4] vii. [2] 359pp. Inscribed on free endpaper, believed to say "one of my best books", rest of text block tight and unmarked. Unclipped DJ, with several chips to head/tail spine, corners and edges, in Mylar. Also includes Advance Review Copy Special… Read more
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The Schatten Affair

by Morton, Frederic

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). 309pp. Inscribed on free endpaper to John W. Aldridge (critic and fellow author) and his wife Leslie. Unclipped DJ, spine faded, corners worn and head/tail of spine have several 1/16" tears, in Mylar.
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The Grenville Diary Vols I & II

by Wilson, Philip Whitwell

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (9" x 6"). Vol I, 568pp. Vol. II 602pp. Green cloth covers with gilt titles to upper cover, upper edges gilt, spine faded, Text blocks tight and unmarked.
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The Party At Cranton

by Aldridge, John W.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: David McKay, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 8vo (8" x 5-1/2"). 184pp. Inscribed on free endpaper to wife Leslie with a long list of places they loved. Browning to front/back free endpapers, rest of text block tight and unmarked. Unclipped DJ, chipping to head/tail of spine and panels in Mylar.
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The High And The Mighty

by Gann, Ernest K.

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$195.00

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New York: William Sloan, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 8vo (8" x 5-1/2"). 342pp. Correct light blue boards, dark blue spine with silver lettering, Has silver airplane on upper board and seven silver birds on the spine. BOMC selection on front flap with no mention of BOMC on rear flap. Unclipped DJ ($3.50) with small (1/6") chips… Read more
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