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The Man in the Iron Mask

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012914

Condition: Good Plus


Beige cloth backed in red cloth on boards. Library stamp and card removal evidence. Clean and odour free. No writing. Illustrated. Great Illustrated Classics Series. 280 pp. View more info

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Daniel Deronda (2-Volume set)

By: Eliot, George

Price: $30.00

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

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

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

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

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The Delight of Great Books

By: Erskine, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006513

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. DJ chipped head and foot. Front free endpaper missing, with no other damage and no writing. Erskine guides the doubtful reader through the classics without fear. 314 pp. View more info

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Jackanapes

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 005900

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original light blue cloth lettered in gold with half-moon pastedown on boards. "The antics of a harum-scarum child who grows to manhood and heroically lays down his life for his friend on the battlefield." - BookRags. Church presentation bookplate. Small, dark cover spots. 163 pp. 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

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

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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Shakespeare's Tragic Frontier; The World of His Final Tragedies

By: Farnham, Willard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006875

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth on boards. Library copy with card showing no circulation. Taints and Honors, Timon of Athens, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Notes and Index. Clean and bright. 289 pp. View more info

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Literary Forgeries; With an Introduction By Andrew Lang

By: Farrer, J.A.

Price: $50.00

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

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

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 bo... View more info

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Thais

By: France, Anatole

Price: $40.00

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 are... View more info

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Centenary Gift Book

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

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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Crumbling Idols; Twelve Essays on Art Dealing Chiefly with Literature, Painting, and the Drama

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Stone and Kimball: 1894

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008732

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on boards. Top edges gilt. Deckled front and foot. Twelve essays, as "suggestions". Foxing primarily to endpapers. All text easily readable. Previous owner's name. 192 pp. View more info

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Mademoiselle De Maupin and One of Cleopatra's Nights

By: Gautier, Theophile

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010086

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue cloth on stiff boards. No markss or damage to book DJ edgeworn and has a bit missing at head of spine. "The time has passed when furtive readers of Mlle. de Maupin barricaded themselves behind locked doors to read a forbidden copy of Gautier's masterpiece. - DJ flap. 332 pp. in both parts plus catalog. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield (Two Volumes in One)

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Company:

Seller ID: 008759

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Gilt spine and cover decoration. Top edges gilt. No writing. Still the subject of vigorous debate - is Goldsmith serious or spoofing ? Read it and decide for yourself. 152 pp. View more info