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  • TREASURE ISLAND. by Stevenson, Robert Louis (illustrated by David Stone).
    Stevenson, Robert Louis (illustrated by David Stone).
    TREASURE ISLAND.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (1971.). Hardcover - An unabridged reprint of Stevenson's classic novel, illustrated with full page mauve and white drawings by David Stone, but of interest primarily as an advertising piece for Folger's Coffee (with a circle on the cover stating "Free when you buy a 2 lb can." 212 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards (peeled spot on front cover.)

    Book ID: 43104
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  • OLDTOWN FOLKS. by Stowe, Harriet Beecher.
    Stowe, Harriet Beecher.
    OLDTOWN FOLKS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1869. Hardcover first edition - Although none of her later novels even began to approach "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in popularity, this novel, which was partially based upon Stowe's husband's childhood memories and the residents of his native village of Natick, Massachusetts, in considered one of her best works. In the "preface" the supposed narrator of the story, Horace Holyoke, declares it his object to interpret to the world the New England life and character in its seminal period, desiring the reader to see the characteristic persons of those times and hear them talk, while he himself maintains the part of a sympathetic spectator. The language ranges from homespun dialect and sometimes broad humor to lovely and…

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    Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1869. Hardcover first edition - Although none of her later novels even began to approach "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in popularity, this novel, which was partially based upon Stowe's husband's childhood memories and the residents of his native village of Natick, Massachusetts, in considered one of her best works. In the "preface" the supposed narrator of the story, Horace Holyoke, declares it his object to interpret to the world the New England life and character in its seminal period, desiring the reader to see the characteristic persons of those times and hear them talk, while he himself maintains the part of a sympathetic spectator. The language ranges from homespun dialect and sometimes broad humor to lovely and poignant sentences which sum up a life in a few words: "ours was a household clouded by suppressed regrets, as well as embarrassed by real wants." (p 12.) xvii, 608 pp.

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    Condition: Good overall in embossed terra cotta cloth - some general wear and fraying to the edges, hinges starting, previous owner's name, but still a sturdy and very readable copy.

    Book ID: 43704
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  • THE IV GEORGES: Sketches of Manners, Morals, Court and Town Life. by Thackeray, William Makepeace.
    Thackeray, William Makepeace.
    THE IV GEORGES: Sketches of Manners, Morals, Court and Town Life.

    Edition: First thus.

    Meadville, PA: The Chautauqua-Century Press / Flood & Vincent, 1892. Hardcover first edition - A lovely edition of this humorous work - to quote a small sample - in writing of George the III's household, Thackeray comments "It was a model of an English gentleman's house. . it was kindly, it was charitable, it was frugal, it was orderly, it must have been stupid to a degree which I shudder now to contemplate." Illustrated with a frontispiece of King George I, and other drawings and decorations by George Wharton Edwards. Top edge gilt. 211 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with gilt lettering and gilt and white decorations on front cover - some wear to the ends of the spine and the bottom edges of the boards, gift inscription dated Christmas 1891.

    Book ID: 82730
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  • Thackeray, William. Makepeace.
    THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND ESQUIRE.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1945. dj. Hardcover - A title in the 'Great Illustrated Classics' series. With an introductory sketch of the author and with illustrations of characters and scenes belonging to the novel. A well-produced series, and rather uncommon in dust jacket.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (dustjacket is missing about 1 inch at the top of the spine and 1/4 inch at the bottom.)

    Book ID: 26286
    Keywords: Classics
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  • Thackeray, William Makepeace (Melville, Lewis, editor.)
    STRAY PAPERS: Being Stories, Reviews, Verses and Sketches (1821-1847)

    Edition: First American edition.

    Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., nd [1901.]. Hardcover first edition - Early, and previously uncollected articles and short humorous pieces from, among others, The Snob and The Gownsman (both undergraduate publications at Cambridge University), The National Standard, The Times, The Pictorial Times, and Fraser's Magazine. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Melville. Includes an appendix with the short novel 'Elizabeth Brownrigge: A Tale .'16 illustrations taken from the original publications. 492 pp.

    Condition: Very good- in red cloth gilt lettering on the spine, small decoration on the front cover. Top edge gilt. Dulling and rubbing to the spine, front endpaper missing, binding tight and contents clean (a few pages still unopened..

    Book ID: 29651
    Keywords: Classics
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  • TOLSTOY'S TALES OF COURAGE AND CONFLICT. by Tolstoy, Count Leo N. ; edited by Charles Neider
    Tolstoy, Count Leo N. ; edited by Charles Neider
    TOLSTOY'S TALES OF COURAGE AND CONFLICT.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Hanover House, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first major one-volume collection of Tolstoy's stories, edited and with an introduction by Charles Neider. Includes 46 stories from all stages of his life, ranging in length from short stories to novellas. Most were translated by Nathan Haskell Dole; the three Sevastapol stories were translated by Isabel F. Hapgood. 574 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket (chipping, tears and discoloration to the dust jacket, now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 54972
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  • PHINEAS FINN. by Trollope, Anthony; Preface by Sir Shane Leslie.
    Trollope, Anthony; Preface by Sir Shane Leslie.
    PHINEAS FINN.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York & London: Oxford University Press, (1977) dj. Hardcover - Originally published as a monthly serial from October 1867 to May 1868 in St Paul's Magazine, and in book form in 1869, this is the second of the "Palliser" series of novels, here reissued in a uniform format. This deals with "both British parliamentary politics of the 1860s, including voting reform (secret ballot and eliminating rotten boroughs and Irish tenant-right) and Finn's romances with women of fortune, which would secure his financial future." Preface by Sir Shane Leslie, illustrations by T. L. B. Huskinson . Notes and a "who's who." 367 pp. ISBN: 0-192546120.

    Condition: Fine in brown cloth in a very good dust jacket (chip to top edge, some other edgewear).

    Book ID: 81377
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  • HUCKLEBERRY FINN. by Twain, Mark.
    Twain, Mark.
    HUCKLEBERRY FINN.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Danbury, CT: Grolier Enterprises Corp, n.d. (ca 1978). Hardcover - A title in The World's Great Classic series. Includes a critical and biographical profile of Twain by James M. Cox. xx. 387pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in beige cloth with terra cotta panels with silver and copper illustrations and lettering, all edges gilt.

    Book ID: 60367
    Keywords: Classics
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  • ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN: Retold for Boys and Girls. by [Twain, Mark] Clemens, Samuel L.
    [Twain, Mark] Clemens, Samuel L.
    ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN: Retold for Boys and Girls.

    Edition: First thus.

    Springfield, Massachusetts: McLoughlin Brothers, Inc. (1940.). Hardcover first edition - A title in the 'Little Big Classics' series. Illustrated by A. Rusk. Small format - 17cm tall by 13 cm. 92 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated boards (remnants of prev owner's name on back cover, spine starting to tear, usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 80312
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  • Verne, Jules.
    LE SECRET DE L'ILE. (L'”le mystŽrieuse. Troisime partie).

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Paris: Hachette. (1930.). Hardcover - Frontispice, illustrations noir et blanche de Henri Faivre. Texte en francais. Part 3 of The Mysterious Island, illustrated with black and white drawings, Text in French. 251 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in light green cloth with gilt lettering (spine slightly sunned.)

    Book ID: 32486
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  • Waugh, Evelyn.
    THE LOVED ONE.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Dell, (1965.). A very funny satire on "certain aspects of Hollywood life" - and death. Movie tie-in edition. Vintage paperback with cover price of 50c. 191 pp.

    Condition: Very good (prev owner's name inside front cover.)

    Book ID: 48237
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  • MISTRESS MASHAM'S REPOSE. by White, T.H.
    White, T.H.
    MISTRESS MASHAM'S REPOSE.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Putnam, (1946). Hardcover first edition - A fantastical tale of a lonely young girl who discovers a colony of Lilliputians living near her home. llustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Illustrated endpapers. 255 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in pale blue-grey boards with gilt lettering on spine, small illustration on front cover, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83061
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  • THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY. by Wilder, Thornton.
    Wilder, Thornton.
    THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. & C. Boni, 1928. Hardcover - As a measure of the popularity of Wilder's classic novel when it was first published, this printing - the 17th - was just one year after the first. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Green and black title page, frontispiece, illustrated endpapers. 235 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very pale green cloth with darker green lettering and illustration on front cover. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73562
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  • COCKTAIL TIME. by Wodehouse, P. G.
    Wodehouse, P. G.
    COCKTAIL TIME.

    Edition: Early printing.

    London: Herbert Jenkins, (1958.) dj. Hardcover - Although the copyright page states 'first published . . .1958' this is the reissue in the Autograph Edition, in blue boards, with plain printed salmon-colored wrappers. 222 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Appears unread.

    Book ID: 52344
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