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The History of Don Quixote of the Mancha

By: De Cervantes, Miguel

Price: $75.00

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

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

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Possession

By: De La Roche, Mazo

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 006535

Condition: Good Plus


Original tweedy blue cloth on boards. DJ torn across lower spine and chipped head and foot. No further damage and no writing. First published in 1923. 289 pp. View more info

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Pierre et Jean; The Two Brothers

By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott and Co.: 1889

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002265

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt on boards. Cracked endpapers and minor corner wear the only faults. Text in English, with marvellous photogravure embellishment. Floral endpapers; untrimmed front and bottom edges; gilt top edges. A "masterly little novel" according to Henry James. In French fiction, bridges the gap between social realism and the psychological novel, based on filial jealousy fostered by one brother's inheritan... View more info

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The Spanish Military Nun/Revolt of the Tartars

By: De Quincey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde/U. Of Oxford: 1909

Seller ID: 010529

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. The Spanish Military Nun, Revolt of the Tartars, De Quincey's Postscript to The Spanish Military Nun, De Quincey's Notes, Editor's Notes, and two maps, The Wanderings of the Spanish Military Nun and The Flight of the Tartars. 164 pp. View more info

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Flight of a Tartar Tribe

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1897

Edition: Riverside Literature Series

Seller ID: 002020

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey-brown cloth lettered and decorated in darker brown. Minor waterstain and bowing, but clean except for previous owner's name. A historical essay which the author called The Revolt of the Tartars, or, Flight of the Kalmuck Khan and His People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China. Ed. by Milton Haight Turk. Map front. and 78 pp. plus Intro., Chronological Table, and ads. View more info

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., John B. Alden: 1885

Seller ID: 006210

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original floral-decorated green cloth on boards. Faint stain and minor edge abrasion (See photo). A beautiful older copy of this popular story. 122 pp. View more info

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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head, Ltd.: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010132

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on boards. Defoe's "other book" seems not so well known as Robinson Crusoe. A curious vacillation by the artist in rendering Moll, sometimes with nipples exposed and sometimes not. See for yourself in 16 illustrations, all present. 333 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Shorter Novels; Elizabethan

By: Deloney, Greene, and Nashe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1964

Edition: Everyman's Library, No. 824

Seller ID: 000149

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth in good DJ. Intro. by George Saintsbury, and Notes by Philip Henderson. Deloney's novels are said to "deal purely with the town and country life of old England, being written in a plain,unaffected style, yet at the same time reaching moments of a transparent lyrical beauty, and breathing always the natural atmosphere of everyday life." (Jackie of Newbery and Thomas of Reading). Of Greene: "Developing the theme of romantic love, his h... View more info

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A Child's History of England and Miscellaneous Pieces

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop Company:

Seller ID: 008526

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Text block tanned. Minor abrasion to head and foot of spine. Miscellaneous Pieces are: No Thoroughfare, Master Humphrey's Clock, The Mudfog Association, Holiday Romance, George Silverman's Explanation, The Wreck of the Golden Mary, Perils of Certain English Prisoners, and The Haunted House. 825 pp. View more info

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Miscellaneous Papers, Plays, and Poems (In Two Volumes)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Bigelow, Brown, and Co.,Inc.:

Edition: National Library Edition, Vol. XVIII

Seller ID: 010167

Condition: Good to Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Two volumes in one. Top edges gilt. Inch edge tear to first free endpaper. No writing or marks. From "The Examiner", "Household Words", and "All the Year Round." 492 and 555 pp., respectively. Very heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

A Christmas Carol; In Prose

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company:

Seller ID: 012425

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Note: This is a prose edition. 196 pp. plus Altemus catalog. View more info

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The Anti-Social Character in Post-War Soviet Literature

By: Doherty, Joseph C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Middlebury, VT, Joseph C. Doherty: 1954

Seller ID: 003663

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth with gilt lettering on boards. A Translation of a Dissertation Presented as a Partial Requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Modern Languages, Middlebury College. The dissertation is typed double-spaced on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. 208 pp. View more info

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Crime and Punishment

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Prospero Classics Library:

Seller ID: 011612

ISBN: 1-55267-099-6

Condition: Very Good


Black paper boards backed in black cloth. Previous owner's bookplate. A student in St. Petersburg kills a female pawnbroker for her cash, reasoning that his actions are justified since she is "vermin." He believes that those people who are capable of murder are justified in their actions. In its final version the novel was in third person. 449 pp. View more info

Crime and Punishment

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1956

Seller ID: 012850

Condition: Very Good


The greatest detective story ever written ? 493 pp. View more info

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The Last Galley; Impressions and Tales

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1936

Seller ID: 010822

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. No other writing and no damage. Several short stories set in various times and places. The Great Brown-Perichord Motor is only one example of the breadth and detail of the author's ruminations. 298 pp. View more info

The Three Musketeers, in Two Volumes

By: Dumas, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, J.H. Sears & Co., Inc.:

Seller ID: 012507

Condition: Good


Two-volume set in varying shades of red on boards. Light cover corner wear. 488 pp. in total. View more info

Twenty Years After; A Historical Romance (Being the Continuation of the Three Musketeers)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., R.F. Fenno and Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 008491

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original illustrated blue cloth on boards. Cover fading and edge soil. Triumphs over Cardinal Richelieu and Milady are behind them. Civil war endangers France, and England is in turmoil under Cromwell. Their greatest opponent in Milady's son. 513 pp. View more info

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Louise De La Valliere

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Richard Edward King, Limited:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008527

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Text in English. Follows "Twenty Years After," in the series of three 'd'Artagnan Romances, of which "The Three Musketeers" is the first. Small print is faint in places. No writing or damage. Shaken, but holding together well. The next story is "The Man in the Iron Mask." 459 pp. View more info

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Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, H.M. Caldwell Company:

Seller ID: 009429

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. First free endpaper missing. No other damage and no writing. A clean, sound, square copy. 452 pp. View more info