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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; Legends of Charlemagne
1 Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; Legends of Charlemagne

New York Modern Library Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with running torchbearer of Modern Library on cover in black oval. Black title box on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Illustrated with black & white plates. 773 pgs. 8vo. Myth & Legends. 004139

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Winesburg, Ohio, Anderson, Sherwood
2 Winesburg, Ohio
Anderson, Sherwood
New York Modern Library 1967 Later edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 104 in original illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 13. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" logo on cover, bright silver lettering and modernized torch bearer logo on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Fujita endpapers. Small and neatly penned previous owner name & address at top corner of front fixed endpaper. No other marks. Introduction by Ernest Boyd. 303 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), slight surface rubbing, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023645

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Winesburg, Ohio - A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life, Anderson, Sherwood
3 Winesburg, Ohio - A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life
Anderson, Sherwood
New York Modern Library 1922 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 104. Fifth printing (March, 1922) with Introduction by Ernest Boyd. Early Boni & Liveright edition, with dark green faux leather flexible boards, Brodsky illustrated endpapers. Toledano binding no. 2. Clean with bright gold lettering on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners. Interesting custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight, no cracking. 303 pages. 024707

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The Golden Ass of Apuleius, Apuleius, Lucius
4 The Golden Ass of Apuleius
Apuleius, Lucius
New York Modern Library 1928 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated) - Modern Library No. 88. Toledano binding no. 4. Very clean brown faux leather flexible boards with stamped bright gold Modern Library logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Bernhard endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated by William Adlington. 301 pp. 022733

Price: 20.00 USD
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Introduction to Aristotle, Aristotle
5 Introduction to Aristotle
Aristotle
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 248 in clean jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, brighta gold lettering and torch runner symbol on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent style endpapers. Very small previous owner name at top edge of half-title page. Edited, with a General Introduction and Introducitons to the Particular Works by Richard McKeon. 667 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, tiny scratch to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022435

Price: 12.00 USD
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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane
6 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
New York Modern Library 1995 0679601686 / 9780679601685 First printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) of the Modern Library edition which is "The Companion Volume to the A&E/BBC Presentation." In clean original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 17. Clean light gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchbearer logo on cover, bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean Bernhard style decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Anna Quindlen. 281 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024725

Price: 14.00 USD
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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
7 Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
Bacon, Francis
New York Modern Library 1955 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 256. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 604 pgs. Introduction and notes by Hugh G. Dick. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.45 on front inside flap), tiny bit of shallow chipping to top spine edge (1/16" or less), a few tiny closed edge tears. 372 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018007

Price: 25.00 USD
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Cousin Bette, Balzac, Honore de
8 Cousin Bette
Balzac, Honore de
New York Modern Library 1958 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 299, stated "First Modern LIbrary Edition" in clean original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8, Toledano dust jacket "i". Clean light gray cloth boards with deep red 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 red top-stained upper text block edges; clean Kent style endpapers; tiny previous owner name and date on back of front free endpaper in top corner. Translated from the French by Kathleen Raine. Introduction by Floyd Zulli, Jr. 432 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; 383 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A nice clean, solid First Modern Library Edition of collectible quality. 025272

Price: 35.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson, Beerbohm, Max
9 Zuleika Dobson
Beerbohm, Max
New York Modern Library (Boni & Liveright) 1925 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Modern Library 116, early printing. Toledano binding no. 2. Brown faux leather flexible boards with gold Modern Library/BL logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Small spot of wear-through to lower right spine corner. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Brodsky endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Francis Hackett. 358 pages. 021955

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Zuleika Dobson, Beerbohm, Max
10 Zuleika Dobson
Beerbohm, Max
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 116 in jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Francis Hackett. 358 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, some chipping at spine edges, some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022403

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In the Midst of Life - Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, Bierce, Ambrose
11 In the Midst of Life - Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
Bierce, Ambrose
New York Modern Library 1946 Later printing Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 133 in jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. Liht bumping, light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Bindng is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 403 pp. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has chips, edge wear, and closed tears. 370 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019279

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert
12 The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning
Browning, Robert
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G17 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. G5. Clean light gray cloth boards with green oval torchbearer logo on cover and spine, green title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Green top stained upper page edges. 1218 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear and short closed edge tears, 6" separation at front flap fold. 376 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024246

Price: 15.00 USD
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Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited, Butler, Samuel
13 Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited
Butler, Samuel
New York Modern Library 1955 Later edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 136 in clean unclipped 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, with black top-tained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Lewis Mumford. 622 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap), no chips or tears, slight hint of fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025285

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Way of All Flesh, Butler, Samuel
14 The Way of All Flesh
Butler, Samuel
New York Modern Library/Boni & Liveright Modern Library Faux Leather Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Toledano spine no. 2. Dark Blue/Black, faux leather boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt Boni & Liveright symbol on cover. Introductory note by R.A. Streatfeild. Very little wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean. Illustrated endpapers by Horace Brodzky. No names, writing or bookplates. 410 pgs. 008004

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The Way of All Flesh, Butler, Samuel
15 The Way of All Flesh
Butler, Samuel
New York Modern Library 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 13 in unclipped original jacket. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean rust brown balloon cloth boards with bright gold torchbearer logo on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Kent illustrated endpapers, with neatly stamped small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 410 pp. Clean dustjacket (faint water stain to spine edge) is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap). Some edge chipping at corners, top spine edge, shallow chipping at panel edges. "A Complete List" of Modern Library titles on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020476

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Possession: A Romance, Byatt, A. S.
16 Possession: A Romance
Byatt, A. S.
New York Modern Library 2002 0679642382 / 9780679642381 First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First printing with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket featuring scene from the motion picture. Toledano binding no. 17. Clean gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Bernhard design decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 605 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022509

Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Messer Marco Polo
Byrne, Donn
New York Modern Library 1942 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 43 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1942. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red 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 illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/16" max.). 281 titles listed on inside of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023401

Price: 20.00 USD
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Don Juan, Byron, Lord
18 Don Juan
Byron, Lord
New York Modern Library 1949 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Modern Library Edition" in clean dust jacket. Modern Library No. 24. 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 and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Louis Kronenberger. 514 pages. Clean dust jacket a few tiny chips at spine ends, short closed edge tears. Small corner price clip at top front inside flap. 344 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024530

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Deepening Stream, Canfield, Dorothy
19 The Deepening Stream
Canfield, Dorothy
New York Modern Library 1939 early printing Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 200 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, but rear board has some fading, slight damp mark. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge on rear of front free endpaper. 393 pages Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap), is clean, with slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. 379 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023948

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass and The Hunting of the Snark, Carroll, Lewis
20 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass and The Hunting of the Snark
Carroll, Lewis
New York Modern Library (Boni & Liveright) 1924 First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket John Tenniel, Illustrator 
First Modern Library edition,Toledano number 079.1 Clean green flexible faux leather boards with gold Modern Library/B&L logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Toledano binding no. 3. Very light vertical creasing to spine. No wear-through. Binding is tight, with clean Brodzky endpapers - and a handsome custom bookplate on front paste-down. A little cracking to paper at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Illustrations by John Tenniel, including Alice with elongated neck. Introduction by Alexander Woollcott. 351 pages. No advertisement at rear of book. 024980

Price: 400.00 USD
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