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Casuals of the Sea, McFee, William
101 Casuals of the Sea
McFee, William
New York Modern Library 1931 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket 
"First Modern Library Edition - 1931" stated on copyright page. Modern Library 195.1 Toledano binding no. 7. Clean brown balloon cloth covered flexible boards with gold torchrunner on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Christopher Morley. 513 pp. Nice clean solid copy, unmarked. 020416

Price: 14.00 USD
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Selected Prejudices, Mencken, H. L.
102 Selected Prejudices
Mencken, H. L.
New York Modern Library 1930 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean brown cloth flexible boards with blind-stamped torchrunner on cover, bright gold lettering and grape-vine logo on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Kent style endpapers are clean, with small previous owner name/address stamped at lower corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 166 pages. 022839

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Meredith, George
103 The Ordeal of Richard Feverel
Meredith, George
New York Modern Library 1931 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good minus Jacket 
Modern Library No. 134 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean brown balloon cloth flexible boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine with small gold decoration at base of spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading at top edge of spine (1/4"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rust-red top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent endpapers with tiny blind-embossed previoius owner name. Small "Retailed by Macy's" ink-stamp on title page. 592 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, extending across top edge of rear panel, 1/16" chipping at base spine edge; slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020699

Price: 15.00 USD
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Selected Writings of James A. Michener, Michener, James A.
104 Selected Writings of James A. Michener
Michener, James A.
New York Modern Library 1957 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 296 in clean original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With a special Foreword by the Author. 425 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, diagonal crease to front inside flap. 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024273

Price: 18.00 USD
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A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, miscellaneous
105 A New Anthology of Modern Poetry
miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1939 Stated First Modern Library Giant Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G46 in unclipped original jacket. Toledano binding no. G4. Stated "First Modern Library Giant Edition - 1939". Clean red cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, black title box and gold torchrunner on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, black top-stained upper page edges. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Selden Rodman. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. 268 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collection includes poems by E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, Dorothy Parker, Robert Frost, Hart Crane, Paul Engle, James Joyce, Carl Sandburg and many more outstanding poets. 023061

Price: 25.00 USD
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Best American Humorous Short Stories, Miscellaneous
106 Best American Humorous Short Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 87. Later edition (1945 - 1966), with "A Modern Library Book" on front panel of dustjacket beneath "43 stories by 31 authors." Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with pink top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. 436 pages with index. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Includes stories by Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman and more. 023078

Price: 15.00 USD
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107 Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1940 Second edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 94 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent style endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. 721 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), edgewear and several small chips. 292 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023329

Price: 12.00 USD
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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
108 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

Price: 16.00 USD
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Great Tales of the American West, Miscellaneous
109 Great Tales of the American West
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Second Modern Library Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 238. Second Modern Library edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Harry E. Maule. 361 pages. Clean dust jacket with yellow lettering on cover and spine is unchipped, very slight edge wear, large price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. 316 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024050

Price: 15.00 USD
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Medieval Romances, Miscellaneous
110 Medieval Romances
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1958 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 133 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited by Roger Sherman Loomis and Laura Hibbard Loomis. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no chips, slightest hint of edge wear. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023622

Price: 15.00 USD
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New Voices in the American Theatre, Miscellaneous
111 New Voices in the American Theatre
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1970 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 258 in clean dustjacket. Toledano binding no. 14. Clean blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine, "ml" logo blind-stamped on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, heavy ink-stamping on front free endpaper. Foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes plays by Tenessee Williams, Arthur Miller, William Inge, George Axelrod, Robert Anderson, Herman Wouk. 559 pp. Dustjacket is clean, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020853

Price: 12.00 USD
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Seven Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
112 Seven Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1963 Later Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 10. Clean, unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering and torchbearer on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent-style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with Introductions, by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. 446 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears, slight wrinkle at top front edge, slight fading to blue background portion of spine. "Which of these outstanding books..." listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023591

Price: 12.00 USD
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Six Modern American Plays, miscellaneous
113 Six Modern American Plays
miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1948 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 276 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers, black top-stained upper page edges. No previous owner markings. Introduction by Allan G. Halline. 419 pages. Dustjacket is unchipped, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 383 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022777

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Greek Poets, Miscellaneous
114 The Greek Poets
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1953 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated) in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 203. Toledano binding no. 8. Gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner bookplate in top corner of front pastedown. Edited, with an Introduction by Moses Hadas. 426 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, has moderate edge chipping, light soiling. 362 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023576

Price: 15.00 USD
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115 A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry
Miscellaneous (Compiled by Conrad Aiken)
New York Modern Library 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 101in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean rust colored cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean Kent-style endpapers. Previous owner names (2) at top edge of half-title page. A few text pages have marginal notes and underlining. Edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. 490 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has some shallow edge chipping (1/4" max) and slight age-toning. 360 titles listed on inside of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023409

Price: 10.00 USD
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Plays By Moliere, Moliere
116 Plays By Moliere
Moliere
New York Modern Library 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 78 in original unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers, with attractive bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Introduction by Waldo Frank. 364 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), a few tiny edge nicks, one short curved closed edge tear. 334 titles listed on verso of jacket. 022128

Price: 12.00 USD
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Confessions of a Young Man, Moore, George
117 Confessions of a Young Man
Moore, George
New York Modern Library / Boni & Liveright 1920 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Modern Library No. 016. Toledano binding no. 2. Dark green flexible faux leather boards with gold Modern Library/Boni & Liveright logo on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Clean Brodsky endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 227 pp. Introduction by Floyd Dell. 019253

Price: 20.00 USD
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Human Being, Morley, Christopher
118 Human Being
Morley, Christopher
New York Modern Library 1940 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1940. Toledano binding no. 8. Modern Library No. 74. Red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light dust soiling to edges, sunning to red background on spine. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. 350 pages. 025733

Price: 10.00 USD
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Parnassus on Wheels, Morley, Christopher
119 Parnassus on Wheels
Morley, Christopher
New York Modern Library 1931 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark brown flexible cloth boards with gold torch-runner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bit of wear to cloth at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean "Kent" illustrated endpapers with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 190 pgs. Toledano spine No. 6 12mo. Modern Library. 013744

Price: 12.00 USD
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Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Newman, John Henry Cardinal
120 Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Newman, John Henry Cardinal
New York Modern Library 1950 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 113. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers, black top-stained upper text block page edges. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Anton C. Pegis. 430 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap); 348 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025838

Price: 40.00 USD
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