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1 Babcock, C. Merton Visions Of Darkness Masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe
MO Hallmark Editions 1971 0875291244 / 9780875291246 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Good + Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
Fep removed, tips sharp, text fine. Small chip at head of dj, light color loss at tips, displays well in new mylar sleeve. 62 pp. B/w illustrations within. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Complete Works of Thomas Lovell Bedoes Volume 1 Only. 1st Limited/Numbered Edition, Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Gosse, Edmund (Edits and Introductions).
2 Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Gosse, Edmund (Edits and Introductions). The Complete Works of Thomas Lovell Bedoes Volume 1 Only. 1st Limited/Numbered Edition
London The Franfrolico Press 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Holbein, Hans 
One of 750 numbered copies, this being volume one of set 452. One volume only = The First Part. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated with wood cuts from Holbein's The Dance of Death. Tall octavo. Cloth-backed patterned paper boards, chipped, yellowed paper label on spine retains all of the title. Corners quite rubbed, boards slightly bowed, internally tight with age toned, untrimmed leaves. 257 pp. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dust wrappers whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Twe Years Before The Mast  Fine 1st Heritage Press HB in Slipcase, Dana, R.H.
3 Dana, R.H. Twe Years Before The Mast Fine 1st Heritage Press HB in Slipcase
NY The Heritage Press 1947 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcased Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Mueller, H.A. 
Book like new, slipcase quite worn. Gorgeous brown illustrated maritime cloth hardcover with blue spine title box and rich gilt text. Plain blue paper covered slipcase shows heavy wear at tips, 3.75" split along lower edge and some bits of color missing has kept this book solid and straight. 346 pp text is tight and unmarked. Apologia pamphlet laid in about other titles planned for this series but for numerous reasons, cannot be included at this time. Introduction by William McFee. Illustrated with engravings in color by Hans Alexander Mueller. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Bleak House and A Child's History of England, Dickens, Charles
4 Dickens, Charles Bleak House and A Child's History of England
IL A. C. McClurg and Co 1888 Possible First Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Barnard, F.; Ralston, J. 
Bleak House 440 pgs. A Child's History of England 190 pgs. Two books in one. Uncommon publisher of this work. Burgundy cloth with rubbed extrems. Cloth marked and frayed at tips and spine ends, name on frt pastedown. Vint bookstore stamp on fep. Well illustrated throughout. Text tight and bright with one small chip to lower edge (no text missing). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Usborne Illustrated Stories from Dickens. As New 1st US ED HB, Dickens, Charles Adapted by Sebag-montefiore, Mary
5 Dickens, Charles Adapted by Sebag-montefiore, Mary Usborne Illustrated Stories from Dickens. As New 1st US ED HB
Usborne Publishing Co. 2010 Hardcover As New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Ablett, Barry 
Padded illustrated hardcover boards sharp and straight. Red ribbon marker bound in. 352 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated in color. Oliver twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, A tale of two Cities and Bleak House all beautifully retold for younger readers. A section at the back introduces the life and times of Charles Dickens. Gift quality. Offered from a full time 20 year bookseller located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are proud founding members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association and your satisfaction is our top concern. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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The Vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith; Oliver
6 Goldsmith; Oliver The Vicar of Wakefield
NY John B. Alden 1887 Possible First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Tight burgundy boards parts pebbled cloth with gilt titles. Slim 144 pg volume suitable for a slacks pocket and a walk to the park. Small smudge on frt board. Classic literature. . 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Hawthorne, Nathaniel The House of Seven Gables
NY J. H. Sears & Co. Possible First Hardcover Good + No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Gilt labeled cover and spine on burgundy cloth. Small chip out of cloth on right edge of spine, not too much of a distraction as cloth piece was glued over the paper exposed partially covering the blemish. No date but former owners' name on fep along with 1927 date. Text tight and bright, book slightly cocked. Scarce printing, priced accordingly. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Westward Ho  Fine 1st Heritage Press HB in Slipcase, Kinglsey, Charles
8 Kinglsey, Charles Westward Ho Fine 1st Heritage Press HB in Slipcase
NY The Heritage Press 1947 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcased Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Wilson, Edward A. 
Nice green cloth hardcover with gilt illust cover and spine titles (spine quite sunned). Marbled rust/cream paper covered slipcase shows heavy wear at tips but is solid and straight. Sandglass insert missing 427 pp tight and unmarked. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Poe, Edgar Allan The Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
NY Doubleday & Co. Inc. 1966 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
Green hardcover boards with one micro nick out of rear spine edge, tips show color loss but no major rubbing. Hinges fine 824pp text crisp and unmarked. Outer edge uncut, no other date given, possible first Doubleday printing. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Kenilworth, Scott, Sir Walter, Bart.
10 Scott, Sir Walter, Bart. Kenilworth
NY George Routledge and Sons Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
No date, intro dated 1831. The Waverley Novels. A beautiful book in brown cloth with ornate black decoration, a column with ferns, thistles and various fauna on frt board and backstrip. Tips and spine ends fairly sharp, Former owner's name on dark sage green endpps have made two small holes and few small marks on second blank fep. Edges of pg block darkened, Intro, first signature loose at head, delicate but attached. No loose leaves. 423 pp plus foxed publishers adverts in rear. Washington Irving says of Sir Walter Scott's writings: "His works have incorportated themselves with the thoughts and concerns of the whole civilized world.". Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your complete satisfaction is our number 1 priority. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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11 Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair Vol. 1 & 2 Cornhill Edition
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1911 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Author 
Minor surface wear on corners of boards, t.e.g. "A novel without a hero." Two volumes. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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12 Tolstoy, Count Leo; Translated By Constance Garnett Anna Karenina
NY Carleton House 1930 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Solid reading copy with bumped and rubbed extremities. Chip at head of spine, some loss at rubbed foot as well. No date found, circa 1930, Scarce from this publisher. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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