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The Poetical Works of Wordsworth with Introduction and Notes

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Seller ID: 004365

Condition: Very Good


779pp. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Bound in blue quarter leather with five faux raised bands, six gilt stamped compartments, and a red leather spine label. Edited by Thomas Huchinson. Revised by Ernest de Selincourt. The blue cloth is spotted. Housed in the original slipcase which is rubbed at the joints and is starting to split at one joint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Throne of Grace

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus:

Seller ID: 015746

Condition: Very Good


256pp. + 28pp. ads. Original violet cloth elaborately stamped in gilt with a cross motif and entwined vines on the front board. Nicely printed title page in two colors (green and red). Frontispiece. I believe this may be a heretofore unidentified binding in the Divinity Classics series by this publisher. This title is so listed in Sternick, but this binding is not described. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Top edge of text block has some spotting. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Writings of Justin Martyr (Shepherd's Notes, Christian Classics)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Nashville, Broadman & Holman: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016734

Condition: Near Fine


88pp. Sort of a Christian "Cliff Notes." Only traces of wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Scientific Papers; Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology (Harvard Classics)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, P.F. Collier & Son: 1910

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 019310

Condition: Very Good


440pp. Original gray buckram cloth stamped in red and gilt, top edge gilt. Patterned endpapers. Illustrated. Edition De Luxe, numbered #5217. Volume 38 from the larger set of Harvard Classics. Some dampstain to the top edge, but only barely effecting the top margin of the text (and not effecting the printed text). Spine darkened. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown blacked out with marker. A couple of bumps to the top edge of the back board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The House That Jack Built

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 023290

Condition: Good


Unpaginated [24pp] A rare find in this edition with the jacket. Whimsical and fun color illustrations on every other page. Bright red boards with a cat and butterfly outlined in yellow on the front, spine lettered in yellow, and leaf wth LLS inside on the back. There is one "pull" in the back board - a white line that appears as if the thread was pulled out. Previous owners name in ink on front free endpaper, some words covered with white out. Minor rubbing at corners. Binding is tight, pages clean. Dust jacket has lots of tiny closed tears along the top and bottom, some folding, c... View more info

C. Crispi Sallustii De Catilinae Conjuratione Belloque Jugurthino Historiae

By: Anthon, Carolus

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray & Co.: 1833

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 003808

Condition: Good


386pp. Full calf. Lacking the leather spine label. Latin with English notes. An erudite work from that scholar of the classics, Charles Anthon. The first edition of this translation was printed in 1829, one year before Martin Harris visited Anthon in NYC with the so-called Anthon manuscript containing characters ("caractors") from the golden plates supposedly discovered by Joseph Smith Jr. which provided the source material for the Book of Mormon. Harris claimed that Anthon verified the characters as authentic but when he gave the story of the giving of the golden plates, he claims Ant... View more info

The First Three Books of Homer's Iliad, According to the Ordinary Text and Also with the Restoration of the Digamma, to Which Are Appended English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, A Metrical Index and Homeric Glossary

By: Anthon, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1845

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006771

Condition: Very Good


599pp. Frontispiece of Homer. Bound in full calfskin, red leather spine label stamped in gilt lettering, all edges marbled. Uncommon in an early edition (copyright page is 1844). Ownership inscription of Edwin E. Bronk of Coxsackie, NY on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. The leather is darkened at the bottom corner of the front board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Birds (with) The Frogs

By: Aristophanes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norwalk, The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 023187

Condition: Very Good


52pp. + 62pp. 1st Printing of The Heritage edition. Original decorative blue cloth with elaborate stamping in gilt. Illustrated by Marian Perry and John Austen. Binding spotted. Minor scuffing to the slipcase. Very Good in Near Fine slipcase. View more info

Four Major Plays: Lysistrata, The Acharnians, The Birds, The Clouds

By: Aristophanes

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Airmont: 1969

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 012524

Condition: Near Fine


222pp. + 2pp. ads. Introduction by N.R. Teitel. Series # CL189. Small area of creasing at the top corner of the front wrap. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" Tall View more info

Poetics

By: Aristotle

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Mineola, Dover Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 012666

Condition: Fine


60pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, Collins Classics: 2013

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007622

Condition: Near Fine


498pp. Back cover lightly creased at one corner. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Beauty and the Beast (Treasury of Illustrated Classics)

By: Beaumont, Madame Le Prince De

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 005806

Condition: Good


189pp + 1pg ads. No markings inside. Pages yellowed. Sticker residue on back cover. Illustrated throughout. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Oroonoko and Other Writings

By: Behn, Aphra

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007659

Condition: Near Fine


289pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

In the Midst of Life and Other Tales

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Signet Classics: 1961

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 019787

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Afterword by Marcus Cunliffe. Series #CP 60. Inked price on the front. A few stray, quite minor marks to the back cover. A fairly clean copy. View more info

Classics of Freethought

By: Blanshard, Paul (ed.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Amherst, Prometheus Books: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2927

Condition: Near Fine


190pp. Includes the writing of Bertrand Russell, Julian Huxley, Mark Twain, Robert Ingersoll, Thomas Jefferson, Voltaire, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Paine, Charles Darwin and others. Small ownership address label on the verso of the front cover. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio (Unexpurgated), Volume II Only

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Navarre Society Limited:

Seller ID: 009802

Condition: Very Good


404pp. Illustrated by Louis Chalon. Translated by J.M. Rigg. Original red cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. The jacket is browned and chipped at the head of the spine. Two strips of tape adhere the mylar sheet to the verso of the jacket and the ghosts are evident on the recto. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Classics of Western Literature: Bloom County 1986-1989

By: Breathed, Berke

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1990

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009889

Condition: Very Good


251pp. Illustrated. Minor creasing to the wraps. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007753

Condition: Very Good


315pp. + 1pp. ad. Ownership blindstamped seal on the first prelim. Spine creased. A clean copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: Sixteenth Impression.

Seller ID: 012810

Condition: Very Good


370pp. + 4pp. ads. Wraps creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Golden Goose and Other Favorites

By: Brooke, L. Leslie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avenel:

Seller ID: 2225

Condition: Very Good


61pp. Illustrations throughtout Rubbing along edges. Text clean no markings, Front cover has two closed tears. One along flap/fold6 cm long, one along spine also 6cm long. Light soiling. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info