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The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
61 The Scarlet Letter
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
New York Modern Library 1946 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Modern Library No. 93 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very tiny nick at base of rear board (pinhead in size). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Red top stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper and at top edge of title page. Introduction by William Lyon Phelps. 303 pages. Jacket is tattered, but not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has numerous chips and tears, small previous owner name near top of front panel, fading and chips to spine. 329 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023113

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Catch-22, Heller, Joseph
62 Catch-22
Heller, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1961 Early Modern Library printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Early printing of the first Modern Library Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Modern Library No. 375. Toledano binding no. 13. Clean dark blue cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" logo on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of title page). Clean Fujita endpapers. 443 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), first version, without the "ml" logo at lower left of front panel. Has small curved closed tear near top corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024149

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The Best Short Stories of O. Henry, Henry, O.
63 The Best Short Stories of O. Henry
Henry, O.
New York Modern Library 1945 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 4 in original dust jacket - stated First Modern Library Edition,, 1945. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Small bump to one corner tip. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned on back side of front free endpaper. Selected and with an Introduction by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell. 338 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), has chip at top of spine (up to 3/4" in depth), 2" closed tear along front spine fold, smaller closed tears at flap fold edges. 304 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 38 complete stories, covering the full range of O.Henry's talent and including all that are best known and loved. 025571

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Odyssey of Homer, Homer
64 The Odyssey of Homer
Homer
New York Modern Library 1941 Third Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 167 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. 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. No names, writing or marks. 383 pages. Dust jacket is unclipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear and very short closed edge tears. 329 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023624

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Complete Works of Horace, Horace
65 The Complete Works of Horace
Horace
New York Modern Library 1940 Second Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 141 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top stained upper page edges; clean Kent endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited, with an Introduction by Casper J. Kraemer, Jr. 412 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy - the 95 has been neatly blacked out with a crayon and a small 1.25 written to the side). Jacket is clean, slightly age-toned, has short closed edge tears, wear to corners. 306 titles on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025258

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The Rise of Silas Lapham, Howells, William Dean
66 The Rise of Silas Lapham
Howells, William Dean
New York Modern Library 1951 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 277.1 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with dark green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 324 pp. Introduction by Henry Hayden Clark. Dustjacket is clean (slightly age-toned), price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 1" deep chip at top rear spine corner, very tiny chip at top panel edge; 358 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020454

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Green Mansions, Hudson, W. H.
67 Green Mansions
Hudson, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1916 Later printing Faux Leather Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cover with gold lettering on spine and gold modern library emblem on front. Toledano binding no. 4. Slight surface wear to corners, top/base of spine, and front spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright; clean Bernhard illustrated endpapers with no writing or marks. 289 pgs. 12mo. Modern Library. 014344

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The Purple Land, Hudson, W. H.
68 The Purple Land
Hudson, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1927 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 4. Clean green faux leather flexible boards with bright gold torchrunner logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. Light surface rubbing to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Bernhard endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by William McFee. 389 pages. 021813

Price: 25.00 USD
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Point Counter Point, Huxley, Aldous
69 Point Counter Point
Huxley, Aldous
New York Modern Library 1940 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 180 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Modern Library second edition, 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 and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Green top-stained upper page edges. 514 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, very slight wear at upper and lower spine edges. 388 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025544

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Point Counter Point, Huxley, Aldous
70 Point Counter Point
Huxley, Aldous
New York Modern Library 1940 Second Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 180 in clean dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Light gray cloth boards with dark green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 514 pages. Clean dust jacket has neat corner price clip at front inside flap, very slight edge wear. 365 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024711

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Six Plays by Henrik Ibsen, Ibsen, Henrik
71 Six Plays by Henrik Ibsen
Ibsen, Henrik
New York Modern Library 1957 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 305 in jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Light gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight , no cracking, with slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 510 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light rubbing, light edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Plays include: A Doll's House; Ghosts; An Enemy of the People; Rosmerholm; Hedda Gabler; The Master Builder. 023177

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The Master Builder; Pillars of Society; Hedda Gabler, Ibsen, Henrik
72 The Master Builder; Pillars of Society; Hedda Gabler
Ibsen, Henrik
New York Modern Library 1917 Early Printings Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Modern Library No. 036.1, Early printing, Toledano binding no. 1. Clean brown leatherette flexible boards (few faint white spots to rear board) with gold Modern Library/Boni & Liveright logo on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying, hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean Brodzky endpapers; previous owner name neatly penned at top of title page and introduction page. 305 pp. Introduction by H. L. Mencken. 020467

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The Wild Duck and Other Plays, Ibsen, Henrik
73 The Wild Duck and Other Plays
Ibsen, Henrik
New York Modern Library 1961 First Thus Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 307.1 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no 8. First printing of 1961 edition. Clean 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 red top stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated by Eva Le Gallienne. 499 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), no chips but has some surface rubbing, wear to one corner. 393 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022959

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Cider House Rules, Irving, John
74 The Cider House Rules
Irving, John
New York Modern Library 1999 0679603352 / 9780679603351 First printing Hardback Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchbearer logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Bernhardt decorated endpapers; a small return address sticker at top edge of both front free endpaper and front fixed endpaper. 571 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023905

Price: 12.00 USD
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Selected Writings of Washington Irving, Irving, Washington
75 Selected Writings of Washington Irving
Irving, Washington
New York Modern Library 1945 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original jacket. Modern Library No. 240, Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight bumping, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean red top-stained top page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 669 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Saxe Commins. Clean dustjacket with price intact (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), small chips at corner tips, shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/8"), small closed tears to rear flap fold. 306 titles on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020193

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving, Irving, Washington
76 Selected Writings of Washington Irving
Irving, Washington
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 240 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, gold lettering 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. 669 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023902

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving, Irving, Washington
77 Selected Writings of Washington Irving
Irving, Washington
New York Modern Library 1945 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition, No. 240, in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with clean red top-stained page edges. Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited, with an introduction by Saxe Commins. 669 pp. Jacket has chipping at top spine edge (up to 1/3"), slight edge wear, small sticker over original price on front inside flap. 306 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019238

Price: 18.00 USD
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Washington Square, James, Henry
78 Washington Square
James, Henry
New York Modern Library 1950 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Modern Library No. 269.1 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 and square, pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges, Kent endpapers. Very small previous owner initials at top edge of front fixed endpaper. No other marks. Introduction by Clifton Fadiman. 291 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has slight age-toning, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends. 347 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025017

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The Philosophy of William James - Selected from His Chief Works, James, William
79 The Philosophy of William James - Selected from His Chief Works
James, William
New York Modern Library 1960 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 114 in clean unclipped 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, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Horace M. Kallen. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. 329 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020690

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The Philosophy of William James - Selected from His Chief Works, James, William
80 The Philosophy of William James - Selected from His Chief Works
James, William
New York Modern Library 1940 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 114 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with blue-green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear to edges, a few tiny pinpoint holes to spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. With an Introduction by Horace M. Kallen. 375 pages with Appendix. Clean jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/8"), a few very short closed edge tears. 299 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025572

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