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Visions Of Darkness Masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Babcock, C. Merton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MO, Hallmark Editions: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41763


1st edition hardcover with 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. View more info

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The Complete Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes Volume 1 Only. 1st Limited/Numbered Edition

By: Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Gosse, Edmund (Edits and Introductions).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The Franfrolico Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31638


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. View more info

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Two Years Before The Mast

By: Dana, R.H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Heritage Press: 1947

Seller Id: 34781


Slipcased hardcover book straight and sharp, slipcase quite worn. Gorgeous brown 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. Int... View more info

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African American Literature A Guide to Reading Interests

By: Dawson, Alma; Van Fleet, Connie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Libraries Unlimited: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45668


1st edition hardcover. Very good glossy pictorial boards are bumped but not rubbed. 470 p text crisp and unmarked. Features ink "tabs" on edge of page block for ease of moving around in this volume. A handbook of Aftrican American authors and their works. Reference material, Bibliography, History & Criticism. View more info

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Bleak House and A Child's History of England

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, A. C. McClurg and Co: 1888

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30265


1888 hardcover in fair shape. 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). View more info

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Usborne Illustrated Stories from Dickens

By: Dickens, Charles Adapted by Sebag-montefiore, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Co.: 2010

Seller Id: 34777


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. View more info

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Ancient Greek Literature

By: Dover, K.J. And Others

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41880


Uncommon 1st edition hardcover edition with pocket and all pp present. 186 pp text browned. Price clipped dj flaps glued to boards. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith; Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, John B. Alden: 1887

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 39956


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. View more info

The House of Seven Gables

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, J. H. Sears & Co.: 0

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 8461


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. View more info

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A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Duffield & Co.: 1927

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller Id: 37199


Blue cloth boards with paste-on artwork, full page size w/gilt titles on cover. This plate shows much surface wear but title remains legible. Gilt title on backstrip dull and barely legible. Corners and spine ends rubbed, inner hinge papers cracked, page block tight save for one plate, loose and laid in. All plates present. A solid working copy of a very collectible Parrish illustrated title. View more info

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Westward Ho

By: Kinglsey, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Heritage Press: 1947

Seller Id: 34780


Nice slipcased 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. View more info

The Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1966

Seller Id: 41170


Green hardcover boards with one micro nick out of rear spine edge, tips show color loss but no major rubbing. Hinges fine 824 pp text crisp and unmarked. Outer edge uncut, no other date given, possible first Doubleday printing. View more info

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Kenilworth

By: Scott, Sir Walter, Bart.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, George Routledge and Sons: 0

Seller Id: 44556


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... View more info

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Vanity Fair A Novel Without A Hero Vol. 1 & 2 Cornhill Edition

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller Id: B20774


Minor surface wear on corners of boards, t.e.g. "A novel without a hero." Two volumes. First published 1903, this is the Cornhill edition of 1911. Total of 1108 pages. Green cloth somewhat splotchy here and there on both books, more so on foot of vol. II. Few cracked hinges in texts, both page blocks and all pages holding fine. Illustrated by the author. View more info

Anna Karenina

By: Tolstoy, Count Leo; Translated By Constance Garnett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Carleton House: 1930

Seller Id: 8334


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. View more info