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The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or), Achard, Amedee
1 The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or)
Achard, Amedee
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1900 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Victor A. Searles, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated blue cloth boards (illustration of two horsemen at a gallop), bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at spine corners, fraying started at bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing. Small neatly penned 1903 previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard; 5 additional illustrations. 435 pgs. 008378

Price: 25.00 USD
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Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes), Aeschylus
2 Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes)
Aeschylus
New York Modern Library 1960 
Two volume set from the seven-volume Greek Tragedy series in Modern Library editions. Both in clean original dust jackets, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. (There are a few instances of marginal notes or underlining by a previous owner in these volumes). Both are edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Descriptions follow: Aeschylus I - This is a first Modern Library edition with 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Toledano binding no 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with black 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 black top-stained upper page edges, Kent style endpapers. Tiny name neatly printed on front free endpaper. 245 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Aeschylus II - Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Later printing. (Toledano binding no. 11). No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean Kent style endpapers. No names or bookplates. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, does have small "vol. 2" neatly penned on lower spine. 025956

Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

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Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
4 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1886 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black, red and gold decoration, gold lettering. Very light soiling and wear. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral endpapers. Very lightly penciled name on blank fly leaf dated December 26th, 1886. Frontispiece portrait of Louisa M. Alcott with clean tissue guard. Copyright, 1886 by Louisa M. Alcott, 1886 on title page. Text block measures 1-1/16th width. 18 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024409

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Running Tide, Aleksander, Irina
5 The Running Tide
Aleksander, Irina
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pearce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated from the Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. 264 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top edge of spine, a few short closed edge tears, some age-toning. Large photo of author on rear panel holding an elegant cigarette holder. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of a seawoman. Aboard a ship in the Baltic, she participates in the defense of Leningrade in 1941, an epic of human courage told with an intensity worthy of great Russian literature. She joins a guerrilla band and takes part in crucial action behind the German lines. Finally assigned to the sea again, she sails to America and her story reaches its climax in blazing action under submarine and air assault. 027030

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Alighieri, Dante
6 The Divine Comedy
Alighieri, Dante
London The Folio Society 1979 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean and lovely hardcover book in slipcase. Translated and introduced by Kenneth Mackenzie, with one hundred and eleven engravings by John Flaxman. Clean blue cloth boards with gold and black decoration, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slightest hint of spine fade. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean light blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 555 pages. Clean beige slipcase is uncracked, very small spots of wear to open corners. 028179

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7 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

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Archetypes of the Family in Literature, Armens, Sven
8 Archetypes of the Family in Literature
Armens, Sven
Seattle - London University of Washington Press 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean tan cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner's name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket is price clipped and has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 014196

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane
9 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
New York Dutton 1976 0525183817 / 9780525183815 Hardback Very Good+ Isabel Bishop, Illustrator 
Clean and solid hardcover book in clean original slipcase. Yellow cloth boards with cameo decoration of Jane Austen on cover in burgundy, burgundy spine with gold lettering. Very slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Isabel Bishop. 416 pages. Clean slipcase with nice illustration on one side; no cracking or wear, nice ribbon that allows easy removal of book from slipcase! 026764

Price: 30.00 USD
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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
10 Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
Bacon, Francis
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 256 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction and Notes by Hugh G. Dick. 604 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no edge chipping, tiny pinhead size hole on spine. Blank on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025573

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Crater's Edge, Bagnall, Stephen
11 The Crater's Edge
Bagnall, Stephen
New York William Morrow 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 154 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a spiritual journey of a young soldier. 8vo. Fiction. 015185

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Long Madness, Barolini, Antonio
12 A Long Madness
Barolini, Antonio
New York Pantheon 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the Italian by Helen Barolini. 308 pages. Jacket has very light dust soiling, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This distinguished novel by one of the most prominent Italian writers centers around the theme of religious bigotry and its disintegrating effect on the mind of a young woman. The setting is a northern Italian village in the early decades of the 20th century. 023961

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13 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York - London W.W. Norton & Co. 2002 0-393-04348-7 / 9780393043488 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean dust jacket. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped. 270 pgs. 014204

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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
14 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W.W. Norton & Co. 2002 0-393-04348-7 / 9780393043488 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean marbled beige boards with gold lettering on tan spine. Author's name in gold on front cover. Binding is tight and square. Bumping to front top corner tip. Pages are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, small closed tear at upper front flap fold corner, soft wrinkle at same corner. 267 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Literature. 014263

Price: 15.00 USD
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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
15 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393043487 / 9780393043488 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Andrea Barrett" in ink on title page. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine, No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green paper. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. 270 pgs. Servants of the Map, the title story, was selected for Best American Short Stories (2001) and Prize Stories: The O'Henry Awards (2001). "Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery." By the author of "Ship Fever" (National Book Award) and "Voyage of the Narwhal." 023210

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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
16 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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Auld Licht Idylls, Barrie, J. M.
17 Auld Licht Idylls
Barrie, J. M.
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Co. 1900 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - no date of publication, circa 1900. Small book, size approx. 6" x 4-1/2". Clean brown cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration and circular title box on cover, silver lettering and decoration on spine. Mere hint of very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight, pages are clean, with slight tanning. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pages. 024291

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Exquisite Perdita, Barrington, E.
18 The Exquisite Perdita
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead 1926 Limited Presentation Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Signed
Clean blue silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear at base of spine, very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. PRESENTATION EDITION, LIMITED TO TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY COPIES, SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. Color frontis portrait of Perdita Robinson with clean tissue guard. Printed on high quality paper. 377 pgs. 014093

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Thunderer, Barrington, E.
19 The Thunderer
Barrington, E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in clean original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with decorative title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 333 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, hint of very light rubbing, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel about the life of Napoleon. Grosset & Dunlap's "Novels of Distinction" is a series of the best literature produced in quality bindings and paper. List of publisher's Novels of Distinction appears on inside flaps. 021457

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 American Fiction 1920-1940
Beach, Joseph Warren
New York MacMillan 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 371 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped but price is intact, small bit of loss at top of spine, 1" closed edge tear, slight corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book covers the work (and the writers behind the work) of Hemingway, Faulkner, Wolfe, Erskine Caldwell, John Marquand, John Steinbeck and more. 8vo. Literature. 008669

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