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I, Claudius, Graves, Robert
61 I, Claudius
Graves, Robert
New York Modern Library 1937 Early printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 20 in unclipped dust 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 and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges and clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 427 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4" max), a few tiny closed edge tears; 352 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026165

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Greek Poets, Hadas, Moses (Editor)
62 The Greek Poets
Hadas, Moses (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1953 First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated), in clean original jacket. Modern Library No. 203. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (very small previous owner name at top edge back side of front free endpaper). Black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers. Edited, with an Introduction by Moses Hadas. 426 pages. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very small edge chips at top and bottom spine edges, hint of age-toning. 362 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022341

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Return of the Native, Hardy, Thomas
63 The Return of the Native
Hardy, Thomas
New York Modern Library 1940 Fourth edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 121 in unclipped original dust jacket. Fourth Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, slight wear to cloth at bottom edge of front board. Binding is tight and square, 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 marks. 507 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), two short closed edge tears, slightest hint of light soiling; 405 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025549

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
64 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Best Short Stories of O. Henry, Henry, O.
65 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
66 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
67 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Rise of Silas Lapham, Howells, William Dean
68 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Green Mansions, Hudson, W. H.
69 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Purple Land, Hudson, W. H.
70 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
71 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

Price: 18.00 USD
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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

Price: 20.00 USD
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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

Price: 20.00 USD
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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

Price: 15.00 USD
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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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The Castle, Kafka, Franz
78 The Castle
Kafka, Franz
New York Modern Library 1969 First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 388.1 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Definitive Edition, with an Homage by Thomas Mann. "MODERN LIBRARY EDITION, February, 1969" on copyright page. Toledano binding no. 14, with Fujita endpapers. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" logo on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small neatly penned previous owner name and address on back of front free endpaper, upper corner. Binding 12 torchbearer on the title page (M.L. first edition point). 481 pages. Translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir with additional materials translated by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), unchipped, very short closed edge tear at top of rear panel (1/4"), slight wear at upper spine edge. Blank inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024713

Price: 30.00 USD
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Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties, Kempton, Murray
79 Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Kempton, Murray
New York Modern Library 1998 0679603107 / 9780679603108 First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing of the Modern Library edition, with full number line on copyright page - in clean unchipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 17, with clean unmarked Bernhard endpapers. Clean light gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchbearer on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by David Remnick. 425 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024719

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Painted Bird, Kosinski, Jerzy
80 The Painted Bird
Kosinski, Jerzy
New York Modern Library 1970 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 15 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 14. Unfaded black cloth boards with blind stamped "ml" on cover, bright silver metallic lettering and logo on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Fujita endpapers. Small neatly penned name and date written vertically near binding edge on title page. No other marks. 234 pages + brief one page author bio, 10 pages of Modern Library titles at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), no chips, one very short closed edge tear (under 1/3"), hint of light rubbing at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022723

Price: 60.00 USD
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