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A Child's History of England and Miscellaneous Pieces

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00 USD

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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The Anti-Social Character in Post-War Soviet Literature

By: Doherty, Joseph C.

Price: $25.00 USD

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

The Brothers Karamazov

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 013201

Condition: Very Good Minus


Red cloth on boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Front hinge starting. Minor spotting on front cover. A few pages inside creased from careless use. This edition was edited by Somerset Maugham and translated by Princess Alexandra Kropotkin. 483 pp. View more info

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The Last Galley; Impressions and Tales

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $25.00 USD

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

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The Three Musketeers, in Two Volumes

By: Dumas, Alexander

Price: $20.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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Daniel Deronda (2-Volume set)

By: Eliot, George

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers:

Seller ID: 005286

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth with "George Eliot" printed in script on boards. These two volumes together comprise Volume VIII of Novels of George Eliot. This Vol. I contains four books: The Spoiled Child, Meeting Streams, Maidens Choosing, and Gwendolen Gets Her Choice, on 411 pp. This Vol. II contains four books: Mordecai, Revelations, The Mother and the Son, and Fruit and Seed, on 427 pp. Text block lightly tanned. No other damage or marks. View more info

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Selected Works

By: Eliot, George

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Leopard Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010282

ISBN: 0-7529-0029-3

Condition: Very Good


Laminated paper boards. Unclipped DJ Very Good. Works included are Middlemarch, Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, and Brother Jacob. No writing and no damage. 820 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Correspondence (Vol. I Only of 3 Volumes) 1868-1886

By: Engels, Frederick/ Lafargue, Paul and Laura

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1959

Seller ID: 008238

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Paul and Laura Lafargue were the son-in-law and daughter, respectively, of Karl Marx. The couple committed suicide together in 1911 after long and eventful careers in support of Communism in Spain, France, and England. 408 pp. View more info

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Correspondence (Vol. II Only of 3 Volumes) 1887-1890

By: Engels, Frederick/ Lafargue, Paul and Laura

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1960

Seller ID: 008239

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. 446 pp. View more info

Jackanapes

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1904

Edition: Pastel Edition

Seller ID: 013204

Condition: Good


Original light green 1/4 cloth with gilt lettering and decoration and paper covered boards. Cover features vignette of a beautiful woman. This book is from Caldwell's "Alcazar Classics" series, the "Pastel Edition". Spine is creased outward down the middle. Missing free front endpaper. Hand soil to covers. The author and her husband lived in Fredericton, New Brunswick between 1867 and 1869 (he was a British military officer). "The antics of a harum-scarum child who grows to manhood and heroically lays down his life for his friend on the battlefield." - BookRags. ... View more info

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Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances and Other Tales

By: Ewing, Mrs. J.H.(Juliana Horatia Gatty)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., J.M. Dent & Sons Limited:

Seller ID: 004252

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth on boards. In 1867, the author married Major Ewing and moved to Fredericton, N.B. The first three stories of this book had been published in Aunt Judy's Magazine. Mrs. Ewing was one of the most popular writers of her time. Gutter strain glued at p.l, with no other damage and no writing. 300 pp. View more info

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A Miscellany of Tales

By: Fallis, N.R.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company Limited: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004358

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon cloth with white lettering on boards. Intended as an introduction to the various authors whose work appears, with Exercises. 164 pp. View more info

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Literary Forgeries; With an Introduction By Andrew Lang

By: Farrer, J.A.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1907

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002780

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Intricate gilt design . Lots of library evidence, but sound and clean otherwise. 282 pp. plus thick catalog. Classical forgeries, Bertram, Greek forgery, Italian forgery, Psalmanazar, Political forgery, Forgery in the Church, Chatterton, Lauder, Forged letters of Byron and Shelley, Friedrich Wagenfeld, Vrain-Denis Lucas, Marie-Antoinette Forgeries, Hoax of Ireland, Ballad Forgers, Miscellaneous forgeries. View more info

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Amelia (3 Volumes)

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: London, Navarre Society:

Seller ID: 000460

Condition: Very Good


Volumes IX, X, and XI of The Works of Henry Fielding, edited by George Saintsbury, in 12 volumes. Original dark blue cloth, no DJs. Spine lettering gilt. Feet and foredges untrimmed. Absolutely NO faults. 235, 221, and 236 pp., respectively. View more info

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Readings from English and American Literature

By: Fiels, Walter Taylor

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1919

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002304

Condition: Good Plus


Original drab green cloth with black decoration and lettering on boards. Previous owners' names and dates of '20 and '24 establish age. One was from Acadia Ladies' Seminary, Wolfville, N.S. Written in chronological order, with numerous portraits of the authors. "To make these famous men and women who are talking to us through their books, our friends in fact as well as in name, to feel their presence and their influence as living persons, is the object of this book." - Preface. 612 pp. with helps. Very clean and sound. View more info

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Thais

By: France, Anatole

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Greening & Co., Limited: 1902

Seller ID: 010521

Condition: Good Plus


Embossed purple cloth on boards. Translated by Ernest Tristan. The monk Paphnutius met Thais the courtesan as a teenager, but fled in fear of rejection. Years later he vows to save her by conversion to the Christian life. As the experiment begins to succeed he realizes that he is more interested in her body than in her mind. Thais enters a convent for the rest of her life, while Paphnutius is left suffering with contradictions of his own creation. Fading to spine area. 258 pp. View more info

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Centenary Gift Book

By: Fraser, Frances and Palmer, Nettie (Eds.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Women's Centenary Council: 1934

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005719

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original crey card covers. A tribute to women by women for their contributions to Australia. Inscription on half-title. Several full-page works of art, as well as stories and essays. 166 pp. View more info