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Human Being, Morley, Christopher
121 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

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Parnassus on Wheels, Morley, Christopher
122 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

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Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Newman, John Henry Cardinal
123 Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Newman, John Henry Cardinal
New York Modern Library 1950 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 113 in clean crisp original dust jacket. 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, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper - barely visible). Introduction by Anton C. Pegis. 430 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped, has tiny shallow chip at top spine edge, a little edge wear to rear spine fold, two very short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024159

Price: 22.00 USD
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Appointment in Samarra, O'Hara, John
124 Appointment in Samarra
O'Hara, John
New York Modern Library 1953 Early printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 42 in clean bright jacket. Toledano no. 8. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with burgundy 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. Tiny previous owner name ink-stamped on half-title page. 301 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, very slight edge wear. 388 titles on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023047

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Nine Plays by Eugene O'Neill, O'Neill, Eugene
125 Nine Plays by Eugene O'Neill
O'Neill, Eugene
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. G55 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. G6. Clean blue cloth boards with gold hexagonal logo on cover, gold lettering on spine with yellow torchrunner. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. 867 pages. Clean jacket with sticker price of 3.95 on front inside flap, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023114

Price: 8.00 USD
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Nine Plays By Eugene O'Neill, O'Neill, Eugene
126 Nine Plays By Eugene O'Neill
O'Neill, Eugene
New York Modern Library 1932 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G55 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine, oval torch runner symbol on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, no fraying. Pages are clean. Small previous owner label near bottom of title page (return address label). Dust jacket has price-clipped corner on front inside flap, small edge chips and short closed tears. 316 titles listed on verso of jacket. 867 pgs. Plays include: Strange Interlude; Mourning Becomes Electra; The Emperor Jones; Desire Under the Elms; The Hairy Ape; All God's Chillus Got Wings; The Great God Brown; Marco Millions; Lazarus Laughed. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. 316 titles listed on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015111

Price: 8.00 USD
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Nine Plays by Eugene O'Neill, O'Neill, Eugene
127 Nine Plays by Eugene O'Neill
O'Neill, Eugene
New York Modern Library 1954 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G55 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. G5. Clean gray cloth boards with green oval torchrunner logo on cover and spine, green title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green tinted top page edges. Clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 867 pages. Clean jacket has very slight edge wear, one short closed edge tear. 377 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023215

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The Long Voyage Home, O'Neill, Eugene
128 The Long Voyage Home
O'Neill, Eugene
New York Modern Library 1952 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 111 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 217 pages. Gray jacket with decorative rope border on front panel. Jacket is not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap), has 3" closed tear, additional tiny edge chips. 379 titles listed on verso of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023081

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Long Voyage Home, O'Neill, Eugene
129 The Long Voyage Home
O'Neill, Eugene
New York Modern Library 1959 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 111 in clean unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean dove gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gray top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 217 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), no chips or tears. 408 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023076

Price: 15.00 USD
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Six Plays of Clifford Odets, Odents, Clifford
130 Six Plays of Clifford Odets
Odents, Clifford
New York Modern Library 1939 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 67 in clean original jacket. Later printing (no statement of edition). Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean Kent-style endpapers; no previous owner markings. Preface by the author. 433 pages. Jacket is price clipped, unchipped, very slight wear. 408 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022334

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The Collected Short Stories of Dorothy Parker, Parker, Dorothy
131 The Collected Short Stories of Dorothy Parker
Parker, Dorothy
New York Modern Library 1958 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 123 in clean unchipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue 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 clean red top-stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Franklin P. Adams. 362 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. 379 titles listed on inverse of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020692

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132 The Collected Stories of Dorothy Parker
Parker, Dorothy
New York Modern Library 1942 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Toledano binding no. 8. Kent style endpapers. Previous owner name ink-stamped on front free endpaper and on title page. 362 pp. 019965

Price: 8.00 USD
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Studies in Murder, Pearson, Edmund
133 Studies in Murder
Pearson, Edmund
New York Modern Library 1939 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 113. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with dark blue 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. 346 pages. 024521

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Art of Whistler, Pennell, Elizabeth Robins with Hoseph Pennell
134 The Art of Whistler
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins with Hoseph Pennell
New York Modern Library 1928 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Modern Library No. 150.1. Toledano binding no. 4. Dark green/black faux leather flexible boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to bottom spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Bernhard endpapers. No previous owner markings. With thirty-two reproductions in the aqua-tone process. Introduction by the author. 201 pages. 022354

Price: 25.00 USD
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Samuel Pepys' Diary, Pepys, Samuel
135 Samuel Pepys' Diary
Pepys, Samuel
New York Modern Library 1929 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine fair Jacket 
Modern Library No. 103. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean red flexible cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering and grapevine logo on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited and with an Introduction by Richard Le Gallienne. 330 pages. Tattered jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), separated at front spine edge, closed tears and missing pieces from spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021879

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Best of S. J. Perelman, Perelman, S.J.
136 The Best of S. J. Perelman
Perelman, S.J.
New York Modern Library 1947 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library no. 247 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or underlining; tasteful previous owner bookplate laid in. With a Critical Introduction by Sidney Namlerep. 300 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), tiny shallow chips at top edge of spine, one tiny closed edge tear. 341 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. DJ design by E. McKnight Kauffer. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023641

Price: 15.00 USD
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Flowering Judas, Porter, Katherine Anne
137 Flowering Judas
Porter, Katherine Anne
New York Modern Library 1953 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 284. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean bright Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pgs. Toledano spine no. 8. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (1.95) has closed edge tears up to 1", shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, slight corner wear. 388 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Modern Library. 014864

Price: 20.00 USD
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Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Porter, Katherine Anne
138 Pale Horse, Pale Rider
Porter, Katherine Anne
New York Modern Library 1949 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Fair to Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 45 in unclipped jacket. Stated First Modern Library Edition. 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 (faint small stain on text block fore edge), with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 264 pages. Dust jacket has general soiling and age-toning, is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), several short closed edge tears. 344 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023083

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Pritchett Century, Pritchett, V. S.
139 The Pritchett Century
Pritchett, V. S.
New York Modern Library 1997 0679602445 / 9780679602446 First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Printing of a Modern Library original in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchrunner logo on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean Berhard decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by John Bailey. 704 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (23.00 on front inside flap), no chips, very miniscule edge tear at corner (less than 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022934

Price: 15.00 USD
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Swann's Way, Proust, Marcel
140 Swann's Way
Proust, Marcel
New York Modern Library 1962 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern LIbrary No. 59 in clean unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 611 pgs. Complete and Unabridged in One Volume. Translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff. Introduction by Lewis Galantiere. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. 360 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018976

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