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The Life of Jesus, Renan, Ernest
141 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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142 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Rousseau, Jean Jacques
143 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Russell, Bertrand
144 Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell
Russell, Bertrand
New York Modern Library 1958 later edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 137 in clean dustjacket. 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 clean Kent style endpapers; very small and neatly penned previous owner name and date on back of front free endpaper. 390 pages with a new Introduction by the author. Clean dustjacket (slight age-toning) has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap, slight wear to upper spine corners. 365 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021051

Price: 15.00 USD
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Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Russell, Bertrand
145 Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell
Russell, Bertrand
New York Modern Library 1941 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library no. 137 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean - previous owner name is inkstamped on bottom text block edge. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. With a new introduction by the author. 390 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), slight age toning, 1" closed tear at top front flap fold. 362 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023749

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory, Santayana, George
146 The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory
Santayana, George
New York Modern Library 1955 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 292 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue topstained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. WIth a Foreword by Philip Blair Rice. 268 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.45 on front inside flap), has slight corner wear and a few very short closed edge tears. 374 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025383

Price: 25.00 USD
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Bertha Garlan, Schnitzler, Arthur
147 Bertha Garlan
Schnitzler, Arthur
New York Modern Library 1923 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 039. Toledano binding no. 3. Clean dark green faux leather flexible boards with gold Modern Library/B&L logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of light spine wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Brodzky illustrated endpapers. Previous owner name stamped at bottom margin of page 125. 020885

Price: 10.00 USD
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Bertha Garlan, Schnitzler, Arthur
148 Bertha Garlan
Schnitzler, Arthur
New York Modern Library / Boni & Liveright 1919 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Modern Library no. 039. Toledano binding no. 2. Clean dark green faux leather flexible boards with Modern Library/BL logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean Brodzky endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pages. 021825

Price: 12.00 USD
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Quentin Durward; Ivanhoe; Kenilworth, Scott, Sir Walter
149 Quentin Durward; Ivanhoe; Kenilworth
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G12 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. G5. Very clean red cloth boards with oval torchrunner logo on cover, black title box with gold lettering and logo on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 1135 pages. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few very short closed edge tears. 365 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022888

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan - Major Barbara - Androcles and the Lion, Shaw, Bernard
150 Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan - Major Barbara - Androcles and the Lion
Shaw, Bernard
New York Modern Library 1956 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 294 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; small previous owner name on back side corner of front free endpaper. Complete and unabnridges with the famous Prefaces. 479 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has light soiling, small chip at top left spine corner. 388 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024052

Price: 15.00 USD
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An Unsocial Socialist, Shaw, George Bernard
151 An Unsocial Socialist
Shaw, George Bernard
New York Modern Library / Boni Liveright 1917 First Modern Library Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 015. Second Printing, Sept. 1917 (stated). Toledano binding no. 1. Very clean unworn brown faux leather flexible boards with Modern Library/BL logo on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean marbled endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece black and white portrait drawing by Joseph Simpson. 250 pages. 022162

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Young Lions, Shaw, Irwin
152 The Young Lions
Shaw, Irwin
New York Modern Library 1958 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated) in clean jacket. Modern Library No. 112. Toledano binding no. 8. Very clean light gray 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 black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers; no previous owner markings. 689 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, slight edge wear. 385 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022349

Price: 25.00 USD
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Personal History, Sheean, Vincent
153 Personal History
Sheean, Vincent
New York Modern Library 1940 early printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 32 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Black top-stained page edges. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 436 pp. including index of personal names at end of book. Introduction by the author. Illustrated jacket is clean, not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap); 3/4" chip at top spine edge. 303 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020488

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Selected Poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Shelley, Percy Bysshe
154 The Selected Poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
New York Modern Library 1951 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 274 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean light 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 yellow-green top stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with an Introduction, by Carlos Baker. 524 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped, has small chips and several closed edge tears. 393 titles on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023787

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, Smollett, Tobias
155 The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
Smollett, Tobias
New York Modern Library 1929 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Clean red cloth flexible boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Toledano spine no. 5. No fraying or wear, some sunning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Kent illustrated endpapers, with tasteful but large bookplate on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 433 pgs. 017507

Price: 10.00 USD
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Memento Mori and The Ballad of Peckham Rye, Spark, Muriel
156 Memento Mori and The Ballad of Peckham Rye
Spark, Muriel
New York Modern Library 1966 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 373. Stated First Modern Library Edition in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages are clean and bright, with remainder mark on top text block edge. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 376 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has two short closed edge tears, corner price clip, light foxing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023561

Price: 20.00 USD
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In Dubious Battle, Steinbeck, John
157 In Dubious Battle
Steinbeck, John
New York Modern Library 1954 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 115 in clean pictoral jacket. Toledano binding no. 8, dust jacket ""i". Clean rust 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 text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers; small previous owner name and date on back of front free endpaper in upper corner. 343 pages. Clean bright dust jacket, no chips or tears, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, very slight rubbing. 374 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025302

Price: 25.00 USD
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In Dubious Battle, Steinbeck, John
158 In Dubious Battle
Steinbeck, John
New York Modern Library 1939 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 115 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight, with very slight lean. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 343 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap), very shallow edge chipping (under 1/16"), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025574

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck, John
159 The Grapes of Wrath
Steinbeck, John
New York Modern Library 1941 Early printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 148 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight soiling. No fraying or wear-through to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper text block edges. Clean Kent style endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Complete and Unabridged. 619 pages. Dust jacket is clean, with slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap). 383 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025293

Price: 28.00 USD
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Miss Julie and Other Plays, Strindberg, August
160 Miss Julie and Other Plays
Strindberg, August
New York Modern Library 1919 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Black faux leather flexible boards with "BL"/Modern Library logo in gold on cover, gold lettering on spine. Toledano binding no. 2. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Brodzky endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 167 pp. 019677

Price: 12.00 USD
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