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The Pritchett Century, Pritchett, V. S.
121 The Pritchett Century
Pritchett, V. S.
New York Modern Library 1997 0679602445 / 9780679602446 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Printing of a Modern Library original in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchrunner logo on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean Berhard decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by John Bailey. 704 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (23.00 on front inside flap), no chips, very miniscule edge tear at corner (less than 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022934

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Swann's Way, Proust, Marcel
122 Swann's Way
Proust, Marcel
New York Modern Library 1962 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern LIbrary No. 59 in clean unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 611 pgs. Complete and Unabridged in One Volume. Translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff. Introduction by Lewis Galantiere. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. 360 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018976

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The Sweet Cheat Gone, Proust, Marcel
123 The Sweet Cheat Gone
Proust, Marcel
New York Modern Library 1948 First Fine Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 260.1 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in perfect original jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 379 pp. Complete and Unabridged in one volume. Translated from the French by C. K. Scott Moncrieff. Clean original dustjacket is unclipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. 334 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020457

Price: 30.00 USD
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124 Gargantua and Pantagruel
Rabelais
New York Modern Library 1931 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 4, later printing. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean rust red balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained top page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Donald Douglas. 543 pp. 020363

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The Complete Works of Rabelais - The Five Books of Gargantua and Pantagruel in a Modern Translation by Jacquest Le Clercq, Rabelais
125 The Complete Works of Rabelais - The Five Books of Gargantua and Pantagruel in a Modern Translation by Jacquest Le Clercq
Rabelais
New York Modern Library 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G65. Clean light gray cloth boards with black oval torchbearer logo on cover and spine, black title box with gold lettering on spine. One tiny spot of fading to lower front spine edge. No fraying or wear. Toledano binding no G5, with clean decorated endpapers. This book carries the "First Modern Library Giant Edition 1944" statement on copyright page, but is in the later G5 binding style with 334 titles listed on verso of dustjacket, so is a later printing. No names. writing or marks. 841 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Dustjacket has several edge chips, mostly at top spine edge, and short closed tears, unclipped, with very light soiling / fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018079

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The Cloister and the Hearth, Reade, Charles
126 The Cloister and the Hearth
Reade, Charles
New York Modern Library 1941 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 62 in clean original jacket. 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 green top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 913 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, unchipped. 408 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022445

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127 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

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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Rousseau, Jean Jacques
128 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

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Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Russell, Bertrand
129 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

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Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Russell, Bertrand
130 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

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The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory, Santayana, George
131 The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory
Santayana, George
New York Modern Library 1955 First 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
132 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

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Bertha Garlan, Schnitzler, Arthur
133 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
134 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
135 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

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An Unsocial Socialist, Shaw, George Bernard
136 An Unsocial Socialist
Shaw, George Bernard
New York Modern Library / Boni Liveright 1917 First 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

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The Young Lions, Shaw, Irwin
137 The Young Lions
Shaw, Irwin
New York Modern Library 1958 First 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
138 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
139 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

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The Selected poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Shelley, Percy Bysshe
140 The Selected poetry and Prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
New York Modern Library 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 274 in original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with very small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of half-title page. No other marks. With an Introduction by Carlos Baker. 524 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has 1" closed edge tear, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. 374 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026881

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