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Image for The 70th Anniversary Issue of The New Yorker

The 70th Anniversary Issue of The New Yorker

By: (Various)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The New Yorker: 1995

Seller ID: 000549


Feb. 20 & 27, 1995 issue. Clean and tight; with original half over-leaf. View more info

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The Divine Comedy

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: 004904


625 pages, including 15 pages, Genealogical Tables at the end; Modern Library Titles following. Clean throughout; green cloth covered boards are bright with a wrinkle in the cloth running vertically appearing original to the binding. View more info

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A Fable of Modern Art

By: Ashton, Dore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003999


128 pages; 48 illustrations. Balzac's literary creation, Frenhofer, in the early nineteenth-century; artists of later periods and their connections with Frenhofer. Clean throughout; nearly fine condition. View more info

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American Satire in Prose and Verse

By: Carlisle, Henry C., Jr. (Edited by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000865


464 pages. Portraits, Politics, Religion, Race, Art, Hollywood, High Society,Progress: they each have their several humorous critics. Red cloth with gilt decoration and titles. Clean and tight; contents fine. View more info

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Shadows on the Rock

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: First Edition - pre-publication

Seller ID: 004802


280 pages. ""First and Second Printings before Publication" : copyright page. Text block, pages, in very good clean condition. Boards are faded; spine faded to brown; paper labels intact. Gift notation, name, date on front-free-endpaper. View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1929

Edition: Twentieth printing

Seller ID: 004803


303 pages. Front free endpaper removed; boards worn at edges; spine faded to brown. Paper labels intact. View more info

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The Moonstone, a Romance

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1951

Seller ID: 004883


417 pages; color illustrations by lithograph. Blue textured boards with gilt titles on the spine rubbed at the spine extremeties and along the joints; a few small bumps to the edges of the boards. The interior clean throughout, pages age-toned. Binding tight. View more info

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The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, Loyal American Refugee - Written by Himself

By: Corncob, Jonathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1976

Edition: First U.S Edition

Seller ID: 002275


120 pages; b&w illustrations. Anonymously written and originally published in London in 1787; this was it's first publication in the US. View more info

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The Pooh Perplex, A Freshman Casebook

By: Crews, Frederick C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc: 1963

Seller ID: 004798


150 pages; some small illustrations. An introduction to various forms of literary criticism and parody, too. Tight binding; clean throughout. The dustjacket had been damped; it sticks to the front board. View more info

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Kanga Creek..An Australian Idyll..

By: Ellis, Havelock

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waltham Saint Lawrence/Berkshire, England, The Golden Cockerel Press: 1922

Seller ID: 000312


68 pages. yellow cloth backstrip, polished paper boards. Small chips to a corner and to the bottom of the paper title label on the spine not affecting text. Boards and backing irregularly darkened and lightly rubbed. Front pastedown endpaper with a small stamp-size rubbed scar and stain. View more info

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The First Romantics

By: Elwin, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000870


280 pages. A collective biography of Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey. Contents clean and tight, nearly unblemished; boards are clean with gilt titles, one corner is lightly worn. Dustjacket is chipped along the edges and price-clipped. View more info

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American Literature in Nineteenth Century England

By: Gohdes, Clarence

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press: 1944

Seller ID: 003996


191 pages. "... explains how so many American books got reprinted in England, describes the periodicals which gave space to works by Americans, and pays special attention to the extraordinary appeal of American humor to the Victorians." Clean, tight binding. View more info

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Turkey in the Straw: A Book of American Ballads and Primitive Verse

By: Kantor, MacKinlay

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1935

Edition: First Trade Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 002283


90 pages with decorations by Will Crawford. Inscribed by Kantor with a verse and a sketch on the front free endpaper. Spine slightly darkened; clean and tight within; a nice copy. View more info

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A Christmas Blizzard - A Novel (Audio Book)

By: Keillor, Garrison

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Highbridgeaudio.com, Highbridge Company: 2009

Seller ID: 004809


5 hours on 5 CDs. Read by the Author. New: still in original wrapping. View more info

The Travels of Marco Polo

By: Polo, Marco

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Orion Press:

Seller ID: 004944


No date but c. 1958. 356 pages; 25 color illustrations from a fourteenth-century manuscript in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Colorful endpaper maps of the routes through Asia. Top blue board is gilt-embossed with a rider on horse; spine with gilt decoration, titles in red. The spine is faded to pale blue; top of spine lightly worn. Condition within is fine, clean throughout, pages crisp except for page 129, publishers error, corner folded. View more info

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Tuscany, an Anthology

By: Raison, Laura (Compiled by); John Julius Norwich (Foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File Publications: 1984

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 004920


262 pages. Poetry, letters, prose extracts, short stories, travel essays, journal notes. For example, the 1333 great flood of Florence; Dante's caustic poem, "Florence"; "The Rise of Fascism in Florence"; "A Letter from Dostoevsky". Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Trails Plowed Under

By: Russell, Charles M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran: 1937

Seller ID: 001978


212 pages with the author's illustrations, including 5 double-page color plates. Build a campfire and read yourself to sleep. View more info

The Abruzzo Trilogy: Fontamara; Bread and Wine; The Seed Beneath the Snow

By: Silone, Ignazio; Alexander Stille (Foreword); Eric Mosbacher (Translated from the Italian by); Darina Silone (Revised by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hannover, New Hampshire, Zoland Books: 2000

Seller ID: 004939


927 pages. The struggle of the peasants of Abruzzo under the thumbs of landowners and Mussolini's government as well as natural calamities and poverty. Nearly fine; no marks, spine not cracked. View more info

The Gilded Age, A Tale of To-Day. In Two Volumes, Vols. I and II

By: Twain, Mark and Charles Dudley Warner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1901

Seller ID: 004941


pp. 350; 360. B&W illustrations. Volume XI of Author's National Edition, The Writings of Mark Twain. Bindings tight in both volumes; text pages flat, clean and clear. Volume I shows damp staining to edges, especially front endpapers, title page and illustrations including frontispiece, which are on glossy paper. Staining is confined to edges. Volume II is clean; shows no stain. Wear to the spine extremiites of Vol. I; less wear to Vol. II. Back board of Vol. I shows some... View more info