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Nine Plays by Eugene O'Neill, O'Neill, Eugene
121 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
122 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

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The Long Voyage Home, O'Neill, Eugene
123 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

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The Collected Short Stories of Dorothy Parker, Parker, Dorothy
124 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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125 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

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The Art of Whistler, Pennell, Elizabeth Robins with Hoseph Pennell
126 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
127 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 Diary of Samuel Pepys, Pepys, Samuel
128 The Diary of Samuel Pepys
Pepys, Samuel
New York Modern Library 1967 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 103, published in 1967-70, in clean dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 12. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean; faint "H" stamped on front free endpaper. Kent style endpapers are otherwise clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Selected, with an Introduction, by Richard Le Gallienne. 332 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, no chips, a few very sort closed edge tears, vertical crease on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026142

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The Best of S. J. Perelman, Perelman, S.J.
129 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

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Flowering Judas, Porter, Katherine Anne
130 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

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Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Porter, Katherine Anne
131 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

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The Pritchett Century, Pritchett, V. S.
132 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
133 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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The Sweet Cheat Gone, Proust, Marcel
134 The Sweet Cheat Gone
Proust, Marcel
New York Modern Library 1948 Stated First Modern Library Edition Fine Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 260.1 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in perfect original jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 379 pp. Complete and Unabridged in one volume. Translated from the French by C. K. Scott Moncrieff. Clean original dustjacket is unclipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. 334 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020457

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135 Gargantua and Pantagruel
Rabelais
New York Modern Library 1931 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 4, later printing. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean rust red balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained top page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Donald Douglas. 543 pp. 020363

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The Complete Works of Rabelais - The Five Books of Gargantua and Pantagruel in a Modern Translation by Jacquest Le Clercq, Rabelais
136 The Complete Works of Rabelais - The Five Books of Gargantua and Pantagruel in a Modern Translation by Jacquest Le Clercq
Rabelais
New York Modern Library 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G65. Clean light gray cloth boards with black oval torchbearer logo on cover and spine, black title box with gold lettering on spine. One tiny spot of fading to lower front spine edge. No fraying or wear. Toledano binding no G5, with clean decorated endpapers. This book carries the "First Modern Library Giant Edition 1944" statement on copyright page, but is in the later G5 binding style with 334 titles listed on verso of dustjacket, so is a later printing. No names. writing or marks. 841 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Dustjacket has several edge chips, mostly at top spine edge, and short closed tears, unclipped, with very light soiling / fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018079

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The Cloister and the Hearth, Reade, Charles
137 The Cloister and the Hearth
Reade, Charles
New York Modern Library 1941 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 62 in clean original 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. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 913 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, unchipped. 408 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022445

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The Life of Jesus, Renan, Ernest
138 The Life of Jesus
Renan, Ernest
New York Modern Library 1955 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 140 in clean original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Very clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names,writing or marks. Introduction by John Haynes Holmes. 393 pages. Dust jacket is clean, very slight edge wear, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; 383 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025839

Price: 18.00 USD
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139 The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 243 in clean jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with black top-stained page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 683 pp. Clean jacket (slight browning to spine) is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; unchipped, no tears. 367 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019774

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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Rousseau, Jean Jacques
140 The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 243. Later printing of the first Modern Libary edition. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper text block edges, Kent style endpapers. Tiny name neatly printed on front fixed endpaper. 683 pages. Clean dust jacket has slight age toning, small edge chips, one 1" closed edge tear. Not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap). 329 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025951

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