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The Bronte Sisters: Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Jane Eyre

By: Bronte Sisters

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd.: 1982

Seller ID: 003978

ISBN: 0-7064-1800-X

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue leatherette heavily decorated and lettered in gold on boards. All edges gilt, with some rubbed away. No other damage and no writing. An elegant volume, perfect as a gift. Heavy, so please inquire for postage before ordering. 815 pp. View more info

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Religio Medici; A Letter to a Friend; Christian Morals

By: Browne, Sir Thomas (M.D.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Leslie B. Adams, Jr./Classics of Medicine Library: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008121

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark green leather lettered and decorated in gold on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. The first of the three works included in this volume, Religio Medici, was also the earliest to be published, about 1643. This essay, which was a forthright sharing of his religious views, earned much attention across Europe. Although Anglican, he liked some Roman Catholic rituals as well. Among his many admirers were Carlyle, Samuel Johnson, De Quincey, Coleridge, Charl... View more info

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John Macnab

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1925

Seller ID: 011731

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Top edges dusty. Internet reviewers are enthusiastic, with some saying it's a favorite. Three middle-aged men suffering ennui hatch a scheme to poach a salmon or a deer. They write to three landowners with their challenge, suggesting a date for execution of the scheme. How Buchan can turn such a theme into a bangup favourite is a mystery. 298 pp. View more info

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The Works of Horace: Smart's Literal English Prose Translation

By: Buckley, T.A. (Ed.)

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Translation Publishing Company, Inc.: 1920

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002922

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth with darker brown lettering on boards. The Students' Literal Translations series. 232 pp. No marks or damage. View more info

The Pilgrim's Progress

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 012540

Condition: Very Good


Maroon leather on flexible board. Convenient pocket size. 328 pp. View more info

Library of Classics; The Pilgrim's Progress

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 012689

Condition: Very Good


Maroon leather on flexible boards. Book very good. Slipcase edgeworn. 382 pp. View more info

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City Ballads, City Festivals, City Legends

By: Carleton, Will

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Musson:

Seller ID: 000214

Condition: Very Good


Yes, Virginia ! All three "city" titles in one beautiful old (undated) volume. Padded, black, pebble-grained leather, gilt edges, gilt lettering, 566 pp.(separately-paginated). Christmas, 1928 inscription in ink. OW clean. A prize for Carleton fans ! View more info

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The Poetry of Life

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, MA, L.C. Page & Company: 1905

Seller ID: 009134

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Library rebinding. A series of essays on poetry and selected poets. Clean and sound. Dewey Decimal number on spine. 258 pp. View more info

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The Friendship of Art

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1905

Seller ID: 009247

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Bookplate of Sir James Dunn, printed with his birth and death years. This book is a series of essays on various aspects of art and living in general. Top edges gilt. 301 pp. View more info

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The Kinship of Nature

By: Carman, Bliss

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1904

Seller ID: 009248

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. (Cover matches The Friendship of Art, listed separately). A well-known poet philosophises about nature. Posthumous bookplate of Sir James Dunn, 1874-1956. 298 pp. View more info

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Canterbury Tales in Modern English

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1934

Seller ID: 010123

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth on boards. Small paste-on panel of knight leaning on lance. No marks or damage. 627 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Samuel Johnson; Literature, Religion, and English Cultural Politics from the Restoration to Romanticism

By: Clark, J.C.D.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 009621

Condition: Very Good


Photo cover trade paperback. No writing or damage. 270 pp. with index. View more info

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John Keats; His Life and Poetry, His Friends, Critics and After-Fame

By: Colvin, Sidney

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1920

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 004924

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth with spine titles in gold on boards. Laid in is a two-page clipping treating of the death of Keats. This heavy book wll need extra postage, so please inquire before ordering. Previous owner's name. 600 pp. View more info

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A Conrad Argosy

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday Doran: 1942

Seller ID: 008546

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green patterned paper on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. Introduction by William McFee. Youth, Heart of Darkness, The Nigger of the Narcissus, Il Conde, Gaspar Ruiz, The Brute, The Secret Sharer, Freya of the Seven Isles, The Secret Agent, The Duel, Typhoon, The End of the Tether, The Shadow Line, a Personal Record. Abrasion to cover edges. No writing. 713 pp. Very heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Tales of a Traveller

By: Crayon, Geoffrey (Washington Irving)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam & Son: 1868

Edition: Author's Revised Edition

Seller ID: 009490

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Also called Knickerbocker Edition. Strange Stories by a Nervous Gentleman, Buckthorne and His Friends, The Italian Banditti, and The Money-Diggers. 530 pp. View more info

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Characters of Dostoevsky; Studies from Four Novels

By: Curle, Richard

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First - First Published 1950

Seller ID: 008167

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. No writing. Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Possessed, and The Brothers Karamazov, or more accurately, the six leading characters of each of the four novels are analyzed herewith. The author deliberately avoids any discussion as to who any of the "originals" might have been. 224 pp. View more info

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Miscellanies of Literature; A New Edition, Revised and Corrected

By: D'Israeli, I. (Esq.)

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon: 1840

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 001723

Condition: Good


Original smooth calf on boards; dark brown on cover, lighter shade on spine. Gilt decoration and lettering. Five raised spine bands. Front endpaper separated and adhered to cover. Minor corner wear. Arranged into five parts: Literary Miscellanies, Quarrels of Authors, Calamities of Authors, Character of James the First, and The Literary Character. Minor foxing on endpapers and prelims. Marbled endpapers and edges. 484 pp. Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848), son of Benjam... View more info

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A Daughter of Eve/ Letters of Two Brides

By: De Balzac, H.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Gebbie Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1899

Edition: Library Edition

Seller ID: 007449

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Translated from the French to English by R.S. Scott. Previous owner's partial bookplate. Top edges gilt. Untrimmed front and foot. In A Daughter of Eve, a countess, happily married, gives in to the urging by her friends to take a lover. She falls in love with a brilliant journalist, who thereby thinks his future is secure. When his life turns sour she rescues him, and then.... Letters of Two Brides is a story of two friends in the... View more info

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The History of Don Quixote of the Mancha

By: De Cervantes, Miguel

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Navarre Society Limited: 1923

Edition: Reprinted from the First Edition

Seller ID: 010125

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Translated by Thomas Shelton. New preface by F. J. Harvey Darton. Front hinge of Vol. I and rear hinge of Vol. II cracked. Previous owner's initials. Two portraits, 18 plates, and facsimiles of the original engraved titles. Vol. I has 548 pp. Vol. II has 530 pp. Very heavy books will need extra postage. View more info

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The Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegl

By: De Coster, Charles

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books, Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 010765

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. DJ chipped head and foot, with one flap torn full length at fold. No writing or other damage. First published in 1869, when Belgium was only 30 years old. Ranks with Don Quixote and Pantagruel in significance. This is the story of the revolution of seven Low Country provinces against Philip II of Spain in the 16th Century. A tale of love and liberty, enabled by good humor. 496 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info