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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England Volume 2

By: Bacon, Francis; Basil Montagu (Editor)

Price: $18.19

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, A. Hart, late Carey & Hart: 1852

Seller ID: 73635

ISBN: B002A17O56

Condition: Very Good


Volume 2 ONLY, of 3 volumes. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Course tan cloth spine and board tips, marbled paper covered boards. 589 pages. Contents: Sylvarum or a Natural History; Tracts relating to Spain, England; Speeches; Charges; Papers relating to the Earl of Essex; Theological Tracts; Miscellaneous; Judicial Charges and Tracts. View more info

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The Complete Works Of Robert Browning University Edition Six Volume Set

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $136.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Sully And Kleinteich: 1899

Seller ID: 83000

ISBN: B004QUBBM6

Condition: Fine


6 volumes complete ! Nice Firm Clean copies, bindings and hinges undamaged ! Dark green cloth, gold spine decor, top page ends gold gilt, 6 frontispieces. No handwriting, no markings. 1] Pauline, Paracelsus, Pippa Passes, etc.; 2] Dramatic Lyrics, The Return of the Druses, etc.; 3] The Ring and Book; 4] Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day, Men and Women, etc.; 5] Red Cotton Night-Cap Country, Aristophanes' Apology, etc. 6] The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, La Saisiaz, etc. View more info

The Big Sleep (Black Widow Thriller)

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $44.69

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Seller ID: 90153

ISBN: B000GLN3JI

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket panel has light blue background, dark blue spider, yellow lettering on black field. Beautiful light blue embossed cloth binding has spider emblem stamped center front panel, gold spine lettering. All page ends red. Reprinted February 1946 (second Black Widow Thriller printing). Nice Firm copy ! Jacket has edge wear, small tears. Previous owner name on flypage, else book unmarked.. 277 pages. View more info

Madame Bovary (Moeurs de Province) 50 Bois Originaux de Claudelle (Le Livre de Demain 94)

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Claudel

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Paris, France, Artheme Fayard & Cie: 1930

Seller ID: 83215

ISBN: B00462HEPC

Condition: Very Good


In French. Yellow paperback wirh black and red decor. Illustrated by artist Claudel. Nice Firm Clean copy ! No handwriting, no markings. Light general wear. 223 pages. View more info

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The First Part Of Goethe's Faust

By: Goethe; Anna Swanwick (Trans); M. Retzsch (Illust)

Price: $246.19

Publisher: London, UK, George Bell: 1893

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 94169

ISBN: B001FGWFWE

Condition: Very Fine


Revised edition, 1st edition with Retzsch's illustrations. Impressive deluxe purple leather spine and board tips, marbled boards and gold filet. 4-ribbed spine with gold decor, top page ends gold gilt. Other page ends rough-cut. Matching marbled endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 167 pages. Verse translation. 29 Retzsch's illustrations. Goethe liked his work. Revision by Anna Swanwick of her verse translation of 40 years earlier. It corrects the omission of double rhymes, as well as further emendations. Scarce. View more info

Legends of the Province House: And other twice-told tales (Riverside Aldine classics)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $27.33

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Co: 1900

Seller ID: 83635

ISBN: B00087OL7I

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm copy ! Previous owner gift notation. 145 pages. View more info

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The Professor at the Breakfast-Table: With the Story of Iris (Large Paper Edition)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $405.84

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ticknor & Fields: 1860

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 81701

ISBN: B002WEW6A4

Condition: Very Good


These urbane pieces present imaginary conversations at a Boston boardinghouse, reflecting Holmes's opinions, charm, and wit. 1st Printing. Large paper edition, only 230 copies in this format, very rare. Holmes apparently used this edition for gifts. 1860 on title page. Currier notes that the first impression of the large paper issue consisted of 530 copies, of which 300 were cut down (to make the regular trade edition) before binding. BAL 8791. Shiny black leather spine and board tips. 5-ribbed spine with gold decor and red title, author fields. Blue marbled paper covered boards; identical end... View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (Large Paper Edition)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $497.04

Publisher: Boston, MA, Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1859

Seller ID: 81872

ISBN: B0040GTZQ0

Condition: Near Fine


These urbane pieces present imaginary conversations at a Boston boardinghouse, reflecting Holmes's opinions, charm, and wit. 1st Printing. Large paper edition, 1859 printing using first printing, first issue plates. Holmes apparently used this edition for gifts. Illustrated with 8 character engravings. BAL 9093. Shiny black leather spine and board tips. 5-ribbed spine with gold decor and red title, author fields. Blue marbled paper covered boards; identical endpapers. All page edges gold gilt. Leather weakening at hinges. Has tiny tiny Goodspeed Boston stamp. For nearly a century, Goodspeed's ... View more info

History of Rome 4 Volumes

By: Mommsen, Theodor; translated by William P. Dickson

Price: $127.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 113112

ISBN: B006X5UH86

Condition: Very Good


4 volumes complete. Brown cloth, gold decor (including Diocletian) on spine, brown endpapers. Vol. I 1869, Vol. II-IV 1870. No markings. Moderate general wear. Chips missing on top spine ends of Vol. I and Vol. III. Hinges fine, pages excellent, no foxing. 635 + 568 + 571 + 768 pages. View more info

Cuneo Christmas Book with Original Illustrations (Annual Christmas Book, Volume XVII)

By: Rutledge, Archibald; Frank R. Stockton

Price: $63.84

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Cuneo Press: 1958

Seller ID: 46993

ISBN: B0012ZPMXM

Condition: Very Good


Nice Tight Clean copy ! Deluxe red cloth boards, gold decor, rough-cut page ends, top edges gilt. A Plantation Christmas by Archibald Rutledge; My Terminal Moraine by Frank R. Stockton; Uncle Jim and Uncle Billy by Bret Harte; A Village Singer by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman; A Curious Experience by Mark Twain; The Christmas Broadcast by Pope Pius XII. 203 pages. View more info

Bambi: A Life in the Woods 1st English Language Limited Edition

By: Salten, Felix; Whitaker Chambers (Trans); John Galsworthy (Fore.)

Price: $820.80

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 73239

ISBN: B0020NQ1SA

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, gold spine lettering. Light general wear. Spine gold partly faded, 1 board tip slightly bumped.The Inner Sanctum of Simon and Schuster. 1928. This is a first edition copy of Bambi. a thousand copies have been printed and bound. The regular trade edition will appear in the near future. This edition, however, will always be our favorite, since it is the first version in English. 209 pages. The Inner Sanctum of Simon and Schuster. 1928. This is a first edition copy of Bambi. a thousand copies have been printed and bound. The regular trade edition will appear in the near future. This ... View more info

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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare ( Shakespeare ). First American Printing 1795

By: Shakespeare, William; Shakspeare

Price: $7,296.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Bioren & Madan: 1795

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 71796

ISBN: B0020NTM54

Condition: Very Good


Corrected From the Latest and Best London Editions, With Notes By Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. to Which Are Added, a Glossary and the Life of the Author. First American printing of the works of Shakespeare. Imbellished with a striking Likeness from the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Chandos. 1st American Printing. Volumes 1,3,4,5,6,7 ONLY of 8 volume set. Full leather bound, boards undecorated, spine has deep-red title band and black edition band, with gold lettering, stars and bands. Plain endpapers and page edges. Volume One has frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare. All title pages state 'Fir... View more info

Sketches By Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark; Samuel Clemens

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Belfords, Clarke & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 71751

ISBN: B0020NTMX6

Condition: Good


1st Printing. Heavy wear. First printing of 2 of the sketches. Printed by C. B. Robinson, binding by Brown Bros. Canadian news agents ink stamp. Blue cloth, gold decor. Boards rubbed and soiled. Cloth frayed at spine ends and board tips. Cloth tear at border of bottom spine and rear board. Page ends soiled. 319 pages. View more info

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All the King's Men

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $456.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt, Brace: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 89918

ISBN: B0006AQW0G

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Nice Firm copy ! Unmarked. Light general wear. Slight lightening of color on spine cloth. 1 board tip slightly bumped. Facsimile Dust Jacket included in Fine condition. 464 pages. Pulitzer Prize winner. On most lists for 100 best novels of the 20th century. This landmark book is a loosely fictionalized account of Governor Huey Long of Louisiana, one of the nation's most astounding politicians. Tells the story of Willie Stark, a southern-fried politician who builds support by appealing to the common man and playing dirty politics with the be... View more info