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Portrait of a Lady

by Henry James

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PWK Books
Published
n.d.
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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Volume 1 ONLY of a two-volume set. Dark blue cloth with gilt on front and spine. Bottom edge of text block is deckled. B&W frontispiece of author; tipped-in protective tissue is intact. Copyright page states date as 1909; FON on FFEP is dated 1924. FON appears written on FFEP, stamped on FFEP, on bookplate inside front cover, and for good measure,… Read more
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$20.00
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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$100.00

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Gorgeous two-volume set of Austen's terrific novel, part of a ten volume collection of her works edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. Light grey cloth over boards with gold stamping on front and spine. Text block has gilt top and deckled edges. Title pages have red lettering. All seven B&W illustrated plates with tipped-in protective tissue are intact. Beautiful chapter ornaments. Endpapers… Read more
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$100.00
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Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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PWK Books
Published
1921
Condition
Very Good-
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$15.00

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Lavishly illustrated of Steveson's thrilling book. Black cloth cover with gilt stamping on spine and paste down full-color illustration on front. Delightful front decorative endpapers featuring a map. Full-color frontispiece. Book features B&W illustrations throughout--the title page, the chapter ornaments, and the many plates. One of the "Famous Books Illustrated by Louis Rhead," and Rhead really outdid himself! Copyright page states… Read more
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$15.00
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Little Women

by Louisa M. Alcott

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PWK Books
Published
1896
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$80.00

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Attractive 19th-century edition of Alcott's classic novel. Green cloth cover with black stamping on front and black & gilt stamping on spine. Decorative endpapers. B&W frontispiece with protective tissue. Two B&W plates illustrating story. Back contains charming vintage advertisements. Cover is stain, bumped, and worn, especially on corners and edges. Binding is shaken and spine is skewed. Page 15-16 is loose.… Read more
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$80.00
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Les Miserables

by Victor Hugo

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PWK Books
Published
1901
Condition
Very Good-
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$80.00

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Handsome five-volume edition of Hugo's novel. According to the publisher's preface, this is an expanded version of the Lascelles Wraxall translation. Tan & gilt marbled paper over boards with tan leather corners and spinestrips. Gilt on spine and corners. Text block has gilt top. Tan & gilt marbled decorative endpapers. Ten of eleven B&W illustrated plates have intact double-tipped in… Read more
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$80.00
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Toilers of the Sea

by Victor Hugo

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PWK Books
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$25.00

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Attractive 19th century edition of Hugo's novel. Blue, green, and gilt marbled paper over boards with tan leather spine strips and corners. Gilt on spine and corners. Text block has gilt top. Marbled decorative endpapers. All four B&W illustrated plates are intact. Both frontispieces have double tipped-in protective tissue, which is intact. Bindings are tight. FON on front papers dated 1900,… Read more
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$25.00
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Notre-Dame de Paris

by Victor Hugo

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PWK Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good-
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$25.00

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Beautiful 19th century edition of Hugo's classic novel. According to the publisher's preface, this was the first English translation to include a more-complete Book V. Tan and guilt marbled paper over boards with tan leather spine strip and corners. Gilt on corners and spine; five raised ribs across spine. Text block has gilt top. Double protective tissue over B&W frontispieces… Read more
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$25.00
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Lorna Doone

by R.D. Blackmore

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PWK Books
Published
n.d. [1896]
Condition
Binding Copy
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$20.00

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Tan and gilt marbled paper over boards with tan leather spine strips and corners. Gilt on front and spine. Marbled tan decorative endpapers. B&W frontispiece with tipped-in protective tissues in both volumes. B&W illustrated plates with tipped-in protective tissues throughout both volumes, a mix of photographs and paintings. Volumes have no dates, but FON on front pages of each volume is… Read more
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$20.00
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Prisoners of Hope

by Mary Johnston

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PWK Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$15.00

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Beautiful early edition of Johnston's historical novel. Light blue marbled paper over boards with tan leather spinestrip and corners. Gilt and five raised ribs on spine. Gilt top text block. Light blue marbled decorative endpapers. B&W frontispiece with intact tipped-in protective tissue. FON on frontpapers dated 1901. Cover has stains, wear, and rubbing, especially on corners and spine. Front top hinge is… Read more
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$15.00
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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.

by W.M. Thackeray

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PWK Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$10.00

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A historical novel "edited" by Thackeray. Red cloth cover with gilt stamping on front and spine. B&W frontispiece, title page printed in red and black. Deckle-edged pages. All 16 B&W plates are intact. FON on FFEP dated Christmas 1896. Cover is stained and bumped, with wear on corners and top & heel of spine. Protective tissue over frontispiece is chipped and detached.… Read more
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$10.00
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Barchester Towers

by Anthony Trollope

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PWK Books
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$40.00

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A two-volume early 20th century edition of Trollope's novel, the second in his Chronicles of Barsetshire. Red cloth with gilt on spine. Gilt top on text blocks. B&W frontispiece in each volume, tipped-in protective tissue is intact in both. FON on FFEP dated 1904 in each volume. Covers are stained, with wear on top & heel of spine. Pages are age tanned… Read more
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$40.00
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The Captain from Connecticut

by C.S. Forester

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PWK Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good-
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$10.00

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Green cloth with black lettering on spine and front. Gift inscription on FFEP. Some staining on cover, with wear on corners. Spine is faded. Pages are age tanned with some stains.
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$10.00
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Marjory at the Willows

by Alice E. Allen

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PWK Books
Published
1920
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$75.00

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Part of the Marjory-Joe series of novels for young readers. Gray cloth with red lettering and three-color art on front and spine. All six B&W illustrated plates are intact. Deckle edges. Book has suffered water damage with staining on cover and pages. Cover is stained, bumped (especially on front cover), and worn (especially on tops & heels of spine). Pages are… Read more
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$75.00
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Ice Station Zebra

by Alistair MacLean

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PWK Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$10.00

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1963 Book Club edition of MacLean's thriller, made into a 1968 movie starring Rock Hudson. Full-color illustrated dust jacket with B&W author photo on back. Light blue cloth cover with darker blue lettering on spine. Decorative endpapers feature a submarine cross section. Deckled edges. Jacket has multiple tears and voids. Cover has wear on top & heel of spine. Small writing… Read more
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$10.00
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The Master of Ballantrae

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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PWK Books
Published
n.d.
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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Red cloth covers with gilt on spine. Text block has gilt top. B&W photo of author as frontispiece, protective tipped-in tissue intact. Cover has some staining and wear. Pages are age tanned with some stains. Bookseller sticker on front endpaper.
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$10.00
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The Vicar of Wakefield

by Oliver Goldsmith

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PWK Books
Published
1894
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Attractive and petite 19th century edition of Goldsmith's popular novel. Light blue cloth with silver gilt on spine and front. B&W illustration of the author as frontispiece. Cover is stained with wear on corners and top & heel of spine. Spine is darkened. Pages are age tanned.
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$15.00
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The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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PWK Books
Published
1900
Condition
Good
Edition
Graylock, vol. VI
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$15.00

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A striking edition of Hawthorne's classic novel, part of the 22-volume Graylock set. Copyright date 1900. Red leather limp bound with gilt on front and spine. B&W frontispiece with intact tipped-in protective tissue. FON on FFEP, dated 1924. Cover has bumping, stains, and wear, with fraying on top & heel of spine. Pages are age tanned.
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$15.00
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Old Mortality

by Sir Walter Scott

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PWK Books
Published
n.d.
Condition
Good
Edition
New Century Library, Vol. V
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$10.00

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Attractive blue leather limp bound edition of Scott's Old Mortality, the fifth volume in the New Century Library collection of his works. Gilt on spine, and text block has gilt top. Decorative blue marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and tipped-in protective tissue are intact. B&W illustrated plates. Blue sewn-in ribbon bookmark. Cover shows wear, especially on corners and top & heel of spine.… Read more
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$10.00
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Five Little Peppers Grown Up

by Margaret Sidney

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PWK Books
Published
1892
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$20.00

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A beautiful edition of one of Sidney's Five Little Peppers novels. Green cloth cover elaborately stamped with brown, red, and gilt on front and spine. B&W illustrations throughout. Cover shows stains, wear, and bumping, especially on hinges, edges, corners, and top & heel of spine. Frontispiece is torn, although none is missing, and protective tissue is intact. Small writing on FFEP.… Read more
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Five Little Peppers Midway

by Margaret Sidney

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PWK Books
Published
1893
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$20.00

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A beautiful edition of one of Sidney's Five Little Peppers novels. Green cloth cover elaborately stamped with brown, red, and gilt on front and spine. B&W illustrations throughout. Cover shows stains, wear, and rubbing, especially on hinges, edges, corners, and top & heel of spine. Frontispiece is torn, although none is missing. Small writing on FFEP. Front endpapers are cracked. Pages… Read more
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