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Tennyson: The Children's Poets Series

By: MacLeod, Mary (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes:

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 010324

Condition: Good


135pp. + 1pp. ad. Original green cloth elaborately stamped in black and gilt with color pictorial pasteon on the front board, all edges gilt. Nicely illustrated with three color and three b+w plates. Ca. 1920's. Hinges cracked. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. The pasteon is a bit scuffed. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Canadian Wonder Tales

By: MacMillan, Cyrus (comp.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016412

Condition: Near Fine


276pp. Illustrated. Minor creasing along the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Woman's Life

By: Maupassant, Guy De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London & NY, Nonesuch Press & The Heritage Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003587

Condition: Very Good


216pp. Illustrated. The spine shows some tea colored stains. The slipcase is soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Rose in the Ring

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt: 1910

Seller ID: 014137

Condition: Very Good


425pp. + 9pp. ads. Original red cloth stamped in blind and white. Illustrated with four plates in color. Corners gently bumped. Some soil to the spine. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Beverly of Graustark

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1904

Seller ID: 014138

Condition: Very Good


357pp. + 12pp. ads. Illustrated. Original blue cloth stamped in black, color pictorial pasteon on the front board. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Pierre; or, The Ambiguities

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 699

Condition: Fine


449pp. 1st Edition Thus (the Kraken Edition). Original cloth. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. The jacket has a tiny (1 8") closed tear to the top edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Moby Dick; or, The Whale

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing Co.: 1937

Edition: Deluxe Edition.

Seller ID: 1019

Condition: Very Good


822pp. + 2pp. epilogue Deluxe Edition (2nd Trade Edition with additional illustrations by Kent not included in the first trade edition). Original decorative cloth, stamped in gilt. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Printed at Lakeside Press. Spine lettering completely dulled. Corners bumped. Leading edge of the front cover bumped. Lacking the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Moby Dick, or the White Whale

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 022708

Condition: Near Fine


418pp. Original green cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Edited by W. Somerset Maugham with an introduction by him. The jacket is chipped at the spine ends and is also creased. View more info

Jane Austen's Little Advice Book

By: Michon, Cathryn & Pamela Norris

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, MJF Books: 1996

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 013187

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Little Pictures of Japan

By: Miller, Olive Beaupre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Book House for Children: 1925

Edition: First Ediiton.

Seller ID: 006222

Condition: Very Good


191pp. Lavishly illustrated with color illustrations in text. Gorgeous pictorial endpapers. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. The blank prelims are unevenly browned and lightly foxed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Year In, Year Out

By: Milne, A.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1953

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009378

Condition: Very Good


215pp. Illustrated with decorations by E.H. Shepard, the illustrator for the Pooh books. Binding spotted. Spine dulled. Endpapers and pastedowns lightly foxed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Poetical Works of John Milton

By: Milton, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, John H. Turney: 1832

Seller ID: 1684

Condition: Good


Two volumes bound as one. 321pp. + 232pp. The leather is elaborately stamped with a cathedral style binding in blind. Illustrated with a few fine copperplate engravings which were done by Asher B. Durand. In 1834 he would take his first trip to the Adirondacks with Thomas Cole and essentially begin the Hudson River School. This copy repaired at the backstrip with a fragile red leather which is susceptible to chipping and is chipped. Corners bumped. All edges rubbed through. Foxed. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

L'Allegro & Il Penseroso

By: Milton, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1947

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009968

Condition: Very Good


29pp. Illustrated. Self wrappered. Wraps unevenly browned, back cover somewhat soiled. No previous ownership inscriptions. This book is one of the few that Meninsky illustrated. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Leavitt & Allen:

Seller ID: 009074

Condition: Very Good


346pp. Illustrated. Engravings after E. Courbould, F.F. Stepanhoff, K. Meadows by engravers Frederick Walker (who did work for Thackeray and Dickens), G.A. Penam, Henry Rolls and Charles Heath (a pioneer in steel plate engraving and who did much work on Sir Walter Scott's books). Original peach colored beveled cloth, elaborately stamped in gilt using a Middle Eastern motif, all edges gilt. This binding seems fairly uncommon based on the listings I am seeing for this book online. Ca. 1860's. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Otherwise a very bright and clean copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾&#... View more info

Lalla Rookh; an Oriental Romance

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Hurst & Co.:

Seller ID: 018268

Condition: Very Good


168pp. Original green cloth, beautifully stamped in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Patterned endpapers. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Printed in double columns. Text bordered with red rule. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed, but not rubbed through. Blank prelims and endmatter browned. Spine ends rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Across the Plains in the Donner Party

By: Murphy, Virginia Reed

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 010578

Condition: Very Good


960pp. Contemporary half leather with spine lettering and dentelles on the four raised bands stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Volume #20 in the New Series of the Century Illustrated Magazine, the bound volume for May-October 1891. Murphy's article begins on page 409 and extends to page 426 and like everything else in this magazine, is printed in double columns. The article is illustrated by several illustrators including Frederic Remington. There is MUCH else here in this volume to interest the ardent bibliophile: a couple of articles on "locomotion through the air" including "The Pos... View more info

The Nabokov Russian Translation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland

By: Nabokov, Vladimir

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 1976

Seller ID: 015480

Condition: Very Good


114pp. + 5pp. ads. Illustrated. Minor creasing to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Swingin' Round the Cirkle

By: Nasby, Petroleum V. (Locke, David Ross)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard: 1868

Seller ID: 016583

Condition: Good


299pp. Original light burgundy cloth with elaborate gilt stamping to the spine. Illustrated. Political satire intended to demean the Copperheads (Northern sympathizers of the Confederacy). The Encyclopedia of American Humorists has called Locke's work here, "one of the most vividly drawn grotesques in all of American humor." Cloth discolored. Ownership inscription to one of the blank prelims. Dampstain to the fore edge margin in the prelims. Corners bumped. Small sticker ghost to the front board. Some smudging to the margins. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

New Hampshire Beautiful

By: Nutting, Wallace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing Co.: 1937

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006725

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Illustrated. Bottom corners bumped. Spine ends frayed. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Still a fairly clean copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Halo Wars: Genesis

By: Nylund, Eric

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.p., Microsoft: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015226

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated. Illustrated. Graphic novel format in hardcover. Housed in the original cardstock slipcase envelope which is itself in Very Good condition with some rubbing at the extrremities. Uncommon in the original slipcase envelope. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info