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Lie Down in Darkness

By: Styron, William

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1964

Edition: Sixth Printing.

Seller ID: 014608

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Ownership notation on the first prelim. Rubbing on the spine ends. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Fathers and Children in Literature and Art

By: Sullivan, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1995

Seller ID: 2347

Condition: Fine


160pp. Illustrated. One small closed tear to the top edge of the back panel of the jacket. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

New England Men of Letters

By: Sullivan, Wilson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1972

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 014607

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Includes information on Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Dana, Melville, Prescott, Parkman, Longfellow, Lowell and Holmes. Some residue along the bottom edge of the text block. The jacket is price clipped and has a few stray marks to the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

George Barnwell: A Novel

By: Surr, T.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, N.H. Whitaker: 1828

Seller ID: 009126

Condition: Fair


Two volumes bound together as one. 192pp. + 192pp. Contemporary full calf with gilt lettering and decoration on the backstrip. Two frontispieces (one with each title page). Front board detached but hanging on by one binder's thread. Lacking the back board. The heel of the spine is chipped. Corners bumped, extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Foxed. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Life and Letters of Robert Browning

By: Sutherland, Mrs.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 1006

Condition: Fair


Two volumes, complete. Reprint. Original green cloth, spine titles stamped in gilt, top edges gilt. Frontispiece portraits. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine lettering dulled. Spine ends frayed. Ex-library with the usual markings. Hinges starting on volume 1. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Goethe's Faust

By: Swanwick, Anna (trans.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rahway, The Mershon Co.:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008718

Condition: Very Good


261pp. Cloth a bit soiled. Bottom corners bumped. Text browned. 1890's edition. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

A Voyage to Brobdingnag Made By Lemuel Gulliver in the Year MDCII (and) A Voyage to Lilliput By Dr. Lemuel Gulliver MDCIC

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NY, The Limited Editions Club: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Inscription: Signed by The Designer

Seller ID: 004262

Condition: Fine


160pp. + 151pp. Map frontispieces. Two volumes, complete, in the original slipcase. Limited to 1500 numbered copies (this being #623) initialed by the printer who oversaw this work, Bruce Rogers of The Aldus Press. The original glassine jacket is intact on the miniature volume (Lilliput). The jacket is present but in two pieces on the gigantic volume and is laid in. The condition of the jackets are considered as a whole here. The jacket on the miniature volume is torn at the top edge of the front panel and is chipped at the head of the spine. One of the most interesting and sought after titles... View more info

Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1964

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 014615

Condition: Very Good


351pp. + 1pp. ad. Text browned. Dell Laurel Series #3308. A nice copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, The Pocket Library: 1960

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 014616

Condition: Very Good


300pp. Text browned. Ownership notation on the first prelim. Some creasing to the wraps. Series #PL 51. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Ronald Press Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 015222

Condition: Very Good


374pp. Edited with notes and commentary by Arthur E. Case. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Facsimile title page of the 1726 edition and a map. Corners bumped and rubbed, three corners rubbed through at the tips. No previous ownership inscriptions. The jacket is unevenly browned and has several small stains. It is chipped and rubbed at the spine ends. Small retail sticker ghost on the back panel. Bottom joint on the jacket starting. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Signet: 1983

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 017980

Condition: Very Good


319pp. + 1 page bibliography. Illustrated in text. Foreword by Marcus Cunliffe. Front cover creased diagonally. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Pen & Brush: The Author as Artist, An Exhibition in the Berg Collection of English and American Literature

By: Szladits, Lola L. & Harvey Simmonds

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The New York Public Library: 1969

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 014289

Condition: Very Good


59pp. Illustrated. Two parts to this exhibition: I: William Makepeace Thackeray and II: Blake to Denton Welch. Wraps creased. Some rubbing along the front joint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Conversations with Amber

By: Taber, Gladys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1978

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011573

Condition: Fine


176pp. Illustrated. Two small closed tears to the front panel of the jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Housewarming and Other Selected Writings

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Signet Classic: 1965

Edition: First Signet Printing

Seller ID: 022247

Condition: Very Good


318pp. + 2pp. adverts. 1st Printing of this paperback edition. Original pictorial wraps. Edited, with an introduction by Amiya Chakravarty. Translated by Mary Lago, Tarun Gupta & the editor. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. Pull tear at the head of the spine. Otherwise, a clean copy. View more info

13 Great Stories

By: Talbot, Daniel (ed.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1955

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009526

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Includes work by James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Luigi Pirandello, Katherine Anne Porter, Felipe Alfau, William Goyen, Joaquin Arderius, Peggy Bennett, Isaak Babel, J.F. Powers, James Agee, Walter Van Tilburg Clarke, and Saul Bellow. Dell First Edition series #D99. Text browned. Wraps creased at the corners. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Kitchen God's Wife

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam & Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1607

Condition: Near Fine


415pp. The front flap of the jacket is creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Modern Reader's Chaucer

By: Tatlock, John S.P. & Percy MacKaye

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007864

Condition: Good


596pp. Wraps creased. Many pages carelessly dogeared. Prelims soiled. A working copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Until That Day

By: Taylor, Kressmann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1942

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1468

Condition: Very Good


314pp. The story of a Lutheran seminary student who fought against the Nazis in the resistance. Bottom corners bumped. The jacket is edgeworn with numerous small closed tears and chips. The surface of the spine is scuffed with loss to the printed publisher info at the bottom, but still intact. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1911

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007389

Condition: Very Good


882pp. + 2pp. ads. Bound in original green cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Ownership notations on the back endpaper. Bookplate on the front pastedown, ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. The cloth is still very bright and clean, nearly as fresh as when it left the hand of the binder. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Enoch Arden

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields: 1865

Seller ID: 009254

Condition: Very Good


128pp. Original blue cloth stamped decoratively in blind with gilt stamping to the spine, all edges gilt. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper, gift inscription dated 1865. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Surface scuffing to the front board. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info