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EUTHYPHRO, APOLOGY, CRITO.
Edition: Trade paperback.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1956.). Translated by F. J. Church. Translation revised, with an introduction, by Robert D. Cumming. 70 pp
Condition: Good condition. (light soiling to covers.)Book ID: 30677More details Price: $8.50
BAMBI: A Life in the Woods.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1928. Hardcover first edition - An attractive copy of this classic book, with a foreword by John Galsworthy, translated by Whittaker Chambers and illustrated with a frontispiece and 25 full page drawings by Kurt Wiese. 293 pp. Illustrated endpapers.
Condition: Very good in green cloth (some rubbing to the lettering on the spine, previous owner's name, but overall tight and straight, sharp corners), no dust jacket.Book ID: 81784More details Price: $30.00
Edition: Reprint - first thus.
Koln: Konemann, 1999. dj. Hardcover - An attractively produced edition of this novel set during the covenanting era in 17th century Scotland. Included is an appendix with Scott's introduction to the 1830 edition, a glossary of Scottish words and an extensive section of notes at the end. A compact format, measuring just 6 3/4 inches by 5 inches, but nicely printed on good quality paper, and bound in blue cloth. ISBN: 3-8290-09003.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 20352More details Price: $11.50
SOPHOCLES I : Oedipus the King,Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone, ML 312.
Edition: Early printing.
New York: Modern Library, (1954) dj. Hardcover - Sophocles' Oedipus trilogy, Volume 3 in the "Complete Greek Tragedies" series edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Contains Oedipus the King (translated by David Grene) Oedipus at Colonus (translated by Robert Fitzgerald) and Antigone (translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff) Introduction by David Grene. 238 pp plus list of Modern Library Titles.
Condition: Very good in royal blue cloth (previous owner's name) in a fair only dust jacket with edgewear and tears.Book ID: 77968More details Price: $12.50
Edition: Early printing
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. Hardcover - An attractive early edition of one of Stevenson's later novels, written while he was living in the South Pacific and originally published in 1892. Illustrated with a frontispice (tissue guard still present) and 6 inserted full plates. 553 pp.
Condition: Very good+ in dark green cloth covers with gilt letter, top edge gilt.Book ID: 43143More details Price: $20.00
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: 43104More details Price: $10.00
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…(more)
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.(less)
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: 43704More details Price: $45.00
THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND ESQUIRE.
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: 26286More details Price: $20.00
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: 29651More details Price: $25.00
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: 54972More details Price: $24.00
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
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
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
LE SECRET DE L'ILE. (L'”le mystŽrieuse. Troisime partie).
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: 32486More details Price: $13.50
MEN AT ARMS.
Boston: Little Brown, (1979, c 1955.) dj. Hardcover - The second novel in Waugh's masterful World War II trilogy, Men at War - this follows Guy Crouchback though his commando training and to Greece, where he is wounded in action. One of several titles reissued by Little Brown in 1977-79 in uniform binding with dust jacket illustrations by John Renfer. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-316-926310.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (price clipped)Book ID: 63818
THE LOVED ONE.
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: 48237More details Price: $7.50
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: 73562More details Price: $25.00
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: 52344More details Price: $50.00