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King Lear, Riverside Literature Series, 184

By: Shakespeare, William & A., William & H., Ashley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1909

Seller ID: 20334

Condition: Very Good


166 pages; Very Good Condition. Not a 1st Edition. Cover age tanning. Outside page edges lightly foxed. Stapled Wraps - Solid binding. Notes on last blank page. King Lear, Riverside Literature Series, 184. View more info

The Second Part Of King Henry The Fourth 1600

By: Shakespeare, William; Berger, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Malone Society Reprints: 1990

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 7855

ISBN: 0197290280

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


94 pages; Fine/No Jacket. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Glassine plain wrapper. An excellent gift! View more info

Elizabethan Drama, The Harvard Classics

By: Shakespeare, William; Marlow, Christopher; Eliot, Charles W. (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CT, Grolier: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4562

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


463 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket as issued. Beautiful book! Gilt outside page edges. Burgundy silk ribbon book mark. Bright burgundy leather boards with gilt lettering and design. Raised bands on spine. Marble pattern endpapers. Very thin, very shallow, scrape line on the gilt at the bottom edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are un-read tight and clean. An excellent gift! Includes: Edward the Second; The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denma... View more info

The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith (Originally Godly)

By: Sherwin, Oscar

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17355

Condition: Very Good+


351 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Presents a living portrait of Oliver Goldsmith, the awkward, bumbling, lovable creature who is the aurhor of The Deserted Village, The Vicar of Wakefield an other classics. Trade Paperback. View more info

Quo Vadis, A Narrative of the Time of Nero, Volume Two

By: Sienkiewicz, Henryk; Curtin, Jeremiah (Trans)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1897

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 16648

Condition: Good


352 pages; Good/No Jacket. Volume Two ONLY. Gilt on spine faded. Shelf rub at edges. Top spine tip chipped. Top outside edges gilt. Frontise and several other pictures, with tissue guard. Pages clean and bright. View more info

TRIPLE FUGUE

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6283

Condition: Very Good


236 pages; Very Good condition. Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, Clean. Studies in the intricacies and queernesses of human character. View more info

Edmund Spenser - A Selection Of His Works

By: Sowton, Ian C. (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Odyssey Press: 1966

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 8452

Condition: Very Good


457 pages; Very Good condition. Ex-Research Library copy. Few stamps. None on outside page edges. Spine sticker. Pocket still attached. No creases. Just a bit of rub to cover. Solid, otherwise clean. While she did not always think so, Queen Elizabeth I was fortunate in her public servants and advisors. She was especially fortunate in her poets. Marlowe, Sidney, Spenser, Donne, Shakespeare, and Ben Johnson would be bright stars enough for any monarch's crown even though t... View more info

A Lodging for the Night - Being a Tale Concerning One of Lifes Lesser Hardships Commonly Called Trouble

By: Stevenson, brown silk moire endpapers, frontispiece of author with tissue guard as Told by Robert Lo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Roycrofters: 1902

Seller ID: 19232

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


44 pages; Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges are firm with just a bit of starting at gutters. Suede binding with Yapp edges. Yapp edges have tiny tears with a chip out at the top corner tip. Large stain to back cover - top to bottom. Outside page edges are age browned. A spill of some kind hardening the swede on the back board. Pink silk pastedowns. Suede is shelf rubbed at the edges. Tissue guard to frontispiece. Neatly written name and date, 1902, on second blank page.... View more info

Novels And Stories

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis ; Pritchett, V. S. (Selected & Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pilot Press: 1946

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 13722

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


615 pages; Good/Good. Crack starting page 66. Light blue boards with white lettering. Soft bump to back bottom corner tip. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is worn at edges, corner tips, and chipped to top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Stevenson's The Suicide Club, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, Travels with a Donkey, The Beach of Falesa, Thrawn Janet, and Weir of Hermiston are the ... View more info

El Extrano Caso! del Dr. Jekyll y Mr. Hyde

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Ferreiro, Jorge (Trans)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nova Dell: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18181

Condition: Very Good


219 pages; Very Good condition. Text in SPANISH. Bump to top corner tip. Outside page edges and inside covers are age tanned. No creases. Solid, clean. SPANISH language version of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. View more info

Selections From The Idylls Of The King

By: Tennyson, Alfred; Willard, Mary F. (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Book: 1915

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10045

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


220 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light shelf rub to boards. Lightly foxed on a few page edges. Name on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean and tight. This book is an Eclectic English Classic. Tennyson's Arthurian Epic. Contents are The Coming of Arthur; Gareth and Lynette; Lancelot and Elaine; The Holy Grail, The Passing of Arthur, and Notes (pages 197 to 220) View more info

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The Works of Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Volumes 1, 2 & 3 (3 Books)

By: Thackeray, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18896

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very Good/No Jacket. 1st Scribner's Edition. THREE Volume set: Each Book of the set has an average page count of about 400 pages. Top edges gilt. All with deckled page edges which cause a slight amount of soiling to these edges. Very slight sunned spines. Volume 1 has 1/2 inch tear to top of spine tip. Volume 2 has a light cup stain on back board and small stain on front board. Corners show very minor bumps. A bit of light smudge and a bit of very light foxing here and t... View more info

The Thackeray Alphabet

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1930

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17751

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated pages; Good/No Jacket. Very nice little book - funny cartoon like illustrations. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Spine is faded. Split at about the last thrid of the book. Bumped at corner tips. View more info

The Works of William Makepeace Thackery Volume V - Book 2, The History of Pendennis, His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18897

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


414 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume V - book 2 ONLY. Small stain which effect a couple of pages in the margin. Top edges gilt. Deckled bottom and side page edges which cause a slight amount of handling/soil to these edges. Very lightly sunned spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Illustrated throughout by Thackeray. View more info

The Adventures of Philip on His Way through the World Shewing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By, Volumes 1 & 2 (TWO BOOKS)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's: 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19592

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


481 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. TWO Volume set.. Top edges gilt (teg) . All with untrimmed bottoms and sides which cause a slight amount of soiling to these edges. Sunned spines. Text clear and sharp, binding solid, pages are clean. The Works of Thackeray XV, Philip volume 1: 506 pp. The Works of Thackeray XVI, Philip volume 2: Has 1/8th inch tear bottom center base of spine. Each Book of the set measures about 9" tall (8vo or octavio) and 5.9" wide with an avera... View more info

The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, the Works of Thackeray XVII

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19593

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


415 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrated throughout. Top edges gilt (teg) . Untrimmed bottom and side pages which cause a slight amount of soiling to these edges. Slightly sunned spine. Corners show very minor bumps. Text clear and sharp, binding solid, pages are clean. The preface starts with "Note to the Kensington Edition. The design of the Kensington Edition is to present the works of Thackeray as it may be assumed the lovers of Thackeray prefer to see them: w... View more info

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. Written by Himself, the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray XVIII

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19594

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


412 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Untrimmed bottom and side pages. Just a bit of foxing to outside page edges. Sunned spine. Text clear and sharp, binding solid, pages are clean. Top page edges gilt. The preface starts with "Note to the Kensington Edition. The design of the Kensington Edition is to present the works of Thackeray as it may be assumed the lovers of Thackeray prefer to see them: with the utmost care for correctness of text and convenience of arrangement, ... View more info

The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond, The Memoirs of Mr. C. J. Yellowplush

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19595

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray; 376 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. First Kensington Edition. Soft bump at the top corner tips. Outside page edges age tanned. Spine sunned. Illustrated throughout. Untrimmed bottom and side pages. Text clear and sharp, binding solid, pages are clean. Top edges gilt. The preface starts with Note of the Kensington Edition: The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond appeared serially in Frazer's Magazine in 1841; Mic... View more info

The Works of Thackeray, Volumes VII, VIII & IX, The Newcomes, Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family (3 Books)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace; Pendennis, Arthur (Ed)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18898

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very Good/No Jacket. THREE Volume set: This particular set is illustrated throughout with wonderful illustrations by Richard Doyle. Top edges gilt. All with deckled page edges, bottoms and sides, which cause a slight amount of handling soil to these edges. Slightly sunned spines. Soft stain to front board of Volume IX. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Volume VII has a small stain in the margin effecting a couple of pages. Volume VII: 416 pp. 1st Ed. Volume VIII... View more info

Macaulay Essay On Johnson Together with Passages from Boswell's Johnson and Selections from Johnson's Works

By: Thurber, Samuel; Wetherbee, Louise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Allyn and Bacon: 1924

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6700

Condition: Very Good


224 pages; Very Good condition. Fading to spine lettering. Name neatly written (very small) on front fly leaf. An occasional word underlined. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. View more info

The Portable D. H. Lawrence

By: Trilling, Diana (Ed with Intro)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 1967

Seller ID: 7183

ISBN: 0670010286

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-Library; 692 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Ex-Library with usual stamps. Pocket still attached inside back cover. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Couple of pages in the Introduction have a few lines underlined. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ was covered with protective sleeve, then taped (no glue) to boards. In protective sleeve. View more info

THE EUSTACE DIAMONDS

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4893

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


727 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Tiny bump to back board - top edge. Name/date neatly written inside front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square. A Solid, Clean book. Great English literature! View more info

Fathers And Childrens

By: Turgenev, Ivan; Hare, Richard (Translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Co.: 1960

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 19829

Condition: Very Good+


233 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light front hinge crease. No spine reading creases. Solid, clean. Introduction by Ernest J. Simmons. View more info

THE GATEWAY TO ROMANCE Tales Retold from "The Earthly Paradise" of William Morris

By: Underdown, Emily

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Limited.: 1910

Seller ID: 20380

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Good/No Jacket. no copyright date. Small name in pencil dated 1910 on first blank page. Light foxing throughout. Gilt top edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Closed tear page 55/56. Starting seperation at pg 112. Lightly bumped at corners. Tissue guard for frontise illustration. Sixteen color plates - with black and white illustrations throughout. Nine short stories - Tales Retold from "The Earthly Paradise" of William Morris. View more info

The Axe

By: Undset, Sigrid; Chater, Arthur G. (Trans)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1963

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 9232

Condition: Very Good+


329 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Soft bump to corners tips. Solid, clean. The first of four novels in the extraordinary saga of thirteenth-century Norway by the Nobel Prize-winning author of Kristan Lavransdatter... View more info

Peribanez y el Comendador de Ocana Tragicomedia famosa de Lope Felix de Vega Carpio - Clasicos de la Literatra Espanola

By: Vega Carpio, Lope Felix de

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spain, Ruiz Hermanos: 1916

Seller ID: 19288

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


243 pages; Good/No Jacket. Text completely in SPANISH. This small 1916 hardcover is Spanish literature. Decorated covers, Red line borders; ornamental end-papers. Repair tape to front and back gutter. Name inside front board. The boards have a little darkening from handling. Spine is fading. Some foxing on the pages. A couple of places show splitting - but not separated. Outside page edges are age tanned. Underlining and notes - tiny writing - throughout. In pretty good ... View more info

The She-Wolf and Other Stories

By: Verga, Giovanni; Cecchetti, Giovanni (Trans)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, University of California Press: 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18071

Condition: Very Good+


197 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Spine is sunned. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Bump to back bottom corner. Solid, clean. Although the stories in the present collection were written in the 1980s, they are timeless and require no apology for technique or subject; Temptation and The Last Day might, indeed, be footnotes to today's headlines. View more info

Wilhelm Tell

By: Von Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich; Jordan, Gilbert J. (Trans)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IN, Bobbs-Merrill: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15541

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


206 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Although this is an Ex-Library book there are not the usual stamps or markings. Date due page on back endpaper, title lable inside back cover. Very nice teal cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration. A bit of fading to spine and edges. Very small sticker shadow top edge of front baord. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Schiller lived from 1759 to 1805. Willhelm Tell was first performe... View more info

Griechische Tragoedien I. Sophokles Oedipus

By: Von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich (Translated)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Germany, Weidmannsche Buchhandlung: 1906

Seller ID: 18772

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


88 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Text is in GERMAN. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. One name stamp inside front cover. One German store stamp on front fly-leaf. Pages are clean except for a few translated words, in pencil - no more than five words. Attractive, solid, otherwise clean. Greek Tragedies in GERMAN. Volume I. Sophokles Oedipus. View more info

The House Of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith; Lewis, R. W. B. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, New York University Press: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7311

ISBN: 0814749771

Condition: Fine


335 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Unread tight. First published in 1905, The House of Mirth was the first of Edith Wharton's longer writings to receive critical acclaim and it remains one of her most satisfying and enduring literary works. Trade Paperback. View more info