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Love and the Soul Hunters

By: Hobbes, John Oliver (Mrs. Pearl Craigie)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons:

Seller ID: 004862

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red blindstamped cloth on boards. Private college library stamp and previous owner's name. Written in 1891, and entitled "Some Emotions and a Moral." The same year, she left her husband, taking their son with her to her parents' home. Became one of the outstanding female authors. 288 pp. View more info

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Autocrat of the Breakfast Table; Professor at the Breakfast Table; and Poet at the Breakfast Table (3 Vol. Set)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd.: 1911

Seller ID: 010205

Condition: Very Good


Blue pigskin in 3/4 style on cloth boards. Believed rebound. Begun with Autocrat in 1858 (which was hugely successful), a second volume, Professor, appeared the next year. Poet did not appear until 1872, subdued and nostalgic. Autocrat has 318 pp. Professor has 320 pp. Poet has 351 pp. Please allow for extra postage for the three books. These books have no writing and appear almost new ! View more info

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A Nyomorultak (Les Miserables); Two Volume Set

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Budapest, Europa Konyvkiado: 1981

Seller ID: 004542

ISBN: 9630719916

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Both books and DJs very good. No writing and no damage. ISBN of Volume II is 9630719991. Volume I has 856 pp. Volume II has 638 pp. One of Hugo's most popular, in Hungarian text. View more info

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History of a Crime (Deposition of a Witness)

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Co-operative Publication Society:

Edition: Valjean Edition

Seller ID: 011817

Condition: Good Plus


Original 3/4 maroon leather on marbled boards. Rear hinge cracked. Cover edge wear head and foot. Top edges gilt. This was Hugo's critical response to the coup by Napoleon III in 185l, written while the author was in exile. 430 pp. View more info

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The Seer; or Common-Places Refreshed in Two Volumes

By: Hunt, Leigh

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1864

Seller ID: 000621

Condition: Fair


Original brick-red leather-like cloth on bevelled boards, no DJ. Gilt spine lettering faded. Covers have faint green spots similar to mildew. Interiors clean and readable. Hinges were very badly broken, so have been liberally glued to hold together for gentle reading. Hunt was a friend of Shelley and Keats. Keats even wrote a poem about Hunt's release from prison, where Hunt had been confined for his written attacks on King George IV. Hunt is also the author of the ... View more info

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The Works of Washington Irving; A Life of Washington Irving (Vol. I)

By: Irving, Washington/ Stoddard, Richard Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., P.F. Collier:

Seller ID: 006058

Condition: Fair


Original brown cloth on boards. Text block tanning. Corner tips of pp. 320-345 bent up. Front hinge glued to prevent separation. Life (by Stoddard); The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.; The Alhambra; A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada; Legends of the Conquest of Spain; Tales of a Traveller; Knickerbocker's History of New York; Salmagundi. Heavy book might need extra postage. 622 pp. View more info

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Dubliners

By: Joyce, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Seller ID: 009690

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Spine faded. No writing. Introduction by Padraic Colum. 288 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Finnegans Wake

By: Joyce, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010600

ISBN: 0-14-00.4228-8

Condition: Very Good Minus


One of his best-known titles. No writing. Price tag removed from cover. Clean and sound. 628 pp. View more info

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The Essential Gore Vidal

By: Kaplan, Fred ( Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Random House: 1999

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002238

ISBN: 0-679-45746-1

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth spine on black boards. First gathering not well-secured in printing. A large, heavy volume of 985 pp. View more info

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The Works of Rudyard Kipling; The Second Jungle Book

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1899

Edition: Authorized Edition

Seller ID: 009561

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards, initialed RK front and back. No writing or damage. Title shows Kipling's trademark left-facing swastika. Sixteen timeless stories of animals in their habitats. Sequel to The Jungle Book. Normal wear, clean and sound. 324 pp. View more info

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Centennial Tales and Selected Poems

By: Kirkconnell, Watson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Acadia University: 1965

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004552

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ edge-worn and strip missing from back. Many pieces from Kirkconnell and others as well. 530 pp. View more info

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Spenser and the Faery Queen

By: Kirkland, Mrs. C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., George P. Putnam: 1848

Edition: New Edition, Complete in One Volume

Seller ID: 006886

Condition: Fair to Good


Original green cloth, blindstamped "Putnam's Choice Library" on boards. The author was editor of the Union Magazine of Literature and Art, and later, joint editor of National Magazine, Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion. Pp. 2-41 consist of a biography of Spenser (1553-1599), while the balance consists of the First Book of the Faery Queen, which ends abruptly on page 244 as the conclusion is being discussed. Although there must be some text missing, it i... View more info

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Kleist Samtliche Werke

By: Kleist, Heinrich Von

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Breitkopf & Hartel:

Seller ID: 006074

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on flexible boards. Dramen, Erzahlungen, Gedichte, Kleine Schriften. Text in German. Minor damage to head of spine. Short scratch to cover. 1187 pp. Bookplate of Ernstgeorg Baron Malortie. View more info

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Literary History of Canada; Canadian Literature in English Second Edition, Volume Three

By: Klinck, Carl F. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1976

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001340

Condition: Good


Trade paperback, Volume 3 only. Two stamps, card pocket, and spine sticker from high school library. One gutter strain re-glued. Clean and unmarked. An excellent reference. 391 pp with detailed index. View more info

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Canadian Anthology (Revised Edition)

By: Klinck, Carl F./ Watters, Reginald E. (Eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage, Limited: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 010943

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. University library stamp. Interior clean. 626 pp. View more info

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The Thousand and One Nights, Commonly Called, in England, the Arabian Nights' Entertainments (3 Vol. Set)

By: Lane, Edward William

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge: 1865

Edition: New Edition/First British Edition

Seller ID: 010193

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Full brown calf on boards. Edited by the translator's nephew, Edward Stanley Poole. Half-inch split to top of front joint of Vol. I, but soundly bound. Five raised bands each volume, which have a tree calf binding. Edges and endpapers decorated in feathered pattern. No writing. Light foxing spots to endpapers only. 555, 578, and 703 pp., respectively, in the three volumes from a doctor's library. Heavy books will need extra postage. View more info

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A Primer of American Literature (Harper's School Classics)

By: Lawrence, Eugene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1880

Seller ID: 011542

Condition: Very Good


Small, brown hardcover, handy pocket size. Immigrants, Puritans, 18th Century, Poets of the Revolution, 19th Century, Novelists, Science and Art, Orators, Poets, Humorists, Journalists, and Historians. 136 pp. with index. View more info

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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

By: Leacock, Stephen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bell & Cockburn:

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 010766

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Tiny nick in faded spine. MHOP, Edmonton and two previous owners written in front. Foxing spots on title. Strained gutters required gluing - now sound. Believed to have come from Marketplace House of Prayer, West Edmonton Mall, 2008 or later. 264 funny pages. View more info

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Harry Lorrequer; Vol. I Only of 2

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 010199

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards with paper spine label. Lever began this project a few years after gaining a position as a country doctor and marrying his first wife. Apparently he wrote late at night, with little thought of organization. Lorrequer is said to be a string of Irish stories, good, bad, and indifferent. The success of his writing surprised him. He followed this with several more which we have listed separately, all in matching covers. Volume I of a 2-volume set ... View more info

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Arthur O'Leary; His Wanderings and Ponderings in Many Lands

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Edition: Deluxe Edition No. 32 of 500

Seller ID: 010200

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Limited edition. First written in 1845. A friend and competitor of Sir Walter Scott, he opted out of the "rat race" and went on vacation soon after. This book has 499 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info