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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

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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. We also have Tolstoy's "War and Peace" in a matching binding listed separately. 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

Romola

By: Eliot, George

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 013330

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original dark green cloth on boards with embossed green and black titles. Partial dustjacket and photo clipping of author's photograph laid in. This historical fiction piece takes place in Florence during the Italian Renaissance, and includes several notable figures from the city's history. A 1924 silent film starred Lillian and Dorothy Gish, William Powell, and Ronald Colman - the photos in this book are from that movie. 550 pp. plus two pages of advertising. View more info

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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

The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Calcutta, Sydney, George G. Harrap: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013331

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original navy blue cloth on boards with gilt titles and embossed publishers' logo on front cover. 1/8" tear in cloth at bottom spine edge of back cover. 1/4" tear at top of hinge edge of FFEP. Front hinge starting. Originally published in 1742, this was Henry Fielding's first novel, and one of the first novels in the English language. It is described by Fielding as an "comic epic poem in prose" about a good-natured footman's trip home from London with his friend, an absent-minded parson. 310 pp. 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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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

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Ringan Gilhaize; or The Covenanters (3 Vol. Set)

By: Galt, John

Price: $400.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd: 1823

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010194

Condition: Very Good


Blue 3/4 calf on marbled boards. Believed rebound. Marbled endpapers. Untrimmed edges. No writing or damage to this lovely set. Galt is credited with other related works on the subject, dubbed by one blogger as "the divine right of resistance." 308, 324, and 323 pp., respectively, in the three volumes. View more info

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The Arthurian Legend in Italian Literature

By: Gardner, Edmund G.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, J.M. Sent & Sons, Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009481

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Early References in Italy, Dante and the Arthurian Legend, Italian Romances of Merlin, Later Treatment. Appendix. Indexes. 349 pp. View more info