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The Poems of Longfellow, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
81 The Poems of Longfellow
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
New York Modern Library 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Allen Lewis, Illustrator 
Illustrated Modern Library Edition in original slipcase. Clean unfaded illustrated paper-covered boards with clean green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. Illustrated by Allen Lewis. 732 pages. Clean very good paper-covered slipcase with clean unchipped paste-on label, chipping along open edge, no cracking. 024299

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The Naked and the Dead, Mailer, Norman
82 The Naked and the Dead
Mailer, Norman
New York Modern Library 1961 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Modern Library No. 321. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper text block edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. One map illustration of "Anopopei". 721 pages. Jacket is bright, no chips, not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap). Very slight rubbing at top and bottom dust jacket spine edges. 403 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023229

Price: 100.00 USD
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Man's Fate, Malraux, Andre
83 Man's Fate
Malraux, Andre
New York Modern Library 1961 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 33 in 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 and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; two small instances of underlining on one page only (page 9). Translated by Haakon M. Chevalier. 360 pages. Clean dust jacket has very light rubbing, one tiny closed edge tear; price clipped. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024723

Price: 10.00 USD
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Confessions of Felix Krull Confidence Man - The Early Years, Mann, Thomas
84 Confessions of Felix Krull Confidence Man - The Early Years
Mann, Thomas
New York Modern Library 1965 Early printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 360 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the German by Denver Lindley. 378 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024712

Price: 14.00 USD
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Thomas Mann - Stories of Three Decades, Mann, Thomas
85 Thomas Mann - Stories of Three Decades
Mann, Thomas
New York Modern Library 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing - Modern Library Giant No. G84 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. G5. Clean gray cloth boards with black oval torch bearer logo on cover and spine, black title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter. 567 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), very slight wear at top spine edge, one 1" closed tear at top of front panel. 403 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025642

Price: 40.00 USD
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Of Human Bondage, Maugham, W. Somerset
86 Of Human Bondage
Maugham, W. Somerset
New York Modern Library 1940 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 176 in clean illustrated dust jacket. Third Modern Library edition - Toledano binding no. 8. Clean moss green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 760 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; 367 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025543

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Moon and Sixpence, Maugham, W. Somerset
87 The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, W. Somerset
New York Modern Library 1967 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 27 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 13. Clean light gray cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" logo on cover, bright silver lettering and modernized torchbearer on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or underlining. 341 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no chips, on short closed edge tear. Blank on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024700

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The Moon and Sixpence, Maugham, W. Somerset
88 The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, W. Somerset
New York Modern Library 1935 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Clean brown cloth flexible boards with torchrunner symbol on cover, gold lettering on spine. Toledano spine no. 7. Very tiny spot of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean maroon top-stained page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pgs. 018008

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Une Vie, Maupassant, Guy De
89 Une Vie
Maupassant, Guy De
New York Modern Library 1925 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 057, Toledano binding no. 4. Clean brown faux leather boards with bright gold torchrunner symbol on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners and edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Bernhard style endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates, tiny "10" on corner of title page. 188 pp. 019068

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Casuals of the Sea, McFee, William
90 Casuals of the Sea
McFee, William
New York Modern Library 1931 First Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket 
"First Modern Library Edition - 1931" stated on copyright page. Modern Library 195.1 Toledano binding no. 7. Clean brown balloon cloth covered flexible boards with gold torchrunner on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Christopher Morley. 513 pp. Nice clean solid copy, unmarked. 020416

Price: 14.00 USD
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Selected Prejudices, Mencken, H. L.
91 Selected Prejudices
Mencken, H. L.
New York Modern Library 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean brown cloth flexible boards with blind-stamped torchrunner on cover, bright gold lettering and grape-vine logo on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Kent style endpapers are clean, with small previous owner name/address stamped at lower corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 166 pages. 022839

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The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Meredith, George
92 The Ordeal of Richard Feverel
Meredith, George
New York Modern Library 1931 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good minus Jacket 
Modern Library No. 134 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean brown balloon cloth flexible boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine with small gold decoration at base of spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading at top edge of spine (1/4"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rust-red top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent endpapers with tiny blind-embossed previoius owner name. Small "Retailed by Macy's" ink-stamp on title page. 592 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, extending across top edge of rear panel, 1/16" chipping at base spine edge; slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020699

Price: 15.00 USD
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Selected Writings of James A. Michener, Michener, James A.
93 Selected Writings of James A. Michener
Michener, James A.
New York Modern Library 1957 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 296 in clean original dust jacket. 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 and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With a special Foreword by the Author. 425 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, diagonal crease to front inside flap. 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024273

Price: 18.00 USD
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A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, miscellaneous
94 A New Anthology of Modern Poetry
miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G46 in unclipped original jacket. Toledano binding no. G4. Stated "First Modern Library Giant Edition - 1939". Clean red cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, black title box and gold torchrunner on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, black top-stained upper page edges. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Selden Rodman. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. 268 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collection includes poems by E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, Dorothy Parker, Robert Frost, Hart Crane, Paul Engle, James Joyce, Carl Sandburg and many more outstanding poets. 023061

Price: 25.00 USD
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Best American Humorous Short Stories, Miscellaneous
95 Best American Humorous Short Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 87. Later edition (1945 - 1966), with "A Modern Library Book" on front panel of dustjacket beneath "43 stories by 31 authors." Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with pink top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. 436 pages with index. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Includes stories by Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman and more. 023078

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96 Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1940 Second edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 94 in unclipped dust jacket. 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 & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent style endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. 721 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), edgewear and several small chips. 292 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023329

Price: 12.00 USD
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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
97 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

Price: 16.00 USD
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Great Tales of the American West, Miscellaneous
98 Great Tales of the American West
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Second Modern Library Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 238. Second Modern Library edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Harry E. Maule. 361 pages. Clean dust jacket with yellow lettering on cover and spine is unchipped, very slight edge wear, large price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. 316 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024050

Price: 15.00 USD
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Medieval Romances, Miscellaneous
99 Medieval Romances
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1958 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 133 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited by Roger Sherman Loomis and Laura Hibbard Loomis. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no chips, slightest hint of edge wear. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023622

Price: 15.00 USD
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New Voices in the American Theatre, Miscellaneous
100 New Voices in the American Theatre
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1970 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 258 in clean dustjacket. Toledano binding no. 14. Clean blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine, "ml" logo blind-stamped on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, heavy ink-stamping on front free endpaper. Foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes plays by Tenessee Williams, Arthur Miller, William Inge, George Axelrod, Robert Anderson, Herman Wouk. 559 pp. Dustjacket is clean, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020853

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