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  • A LONG FATAL LOVE CHASE. by Alcott, Louisa May,1832-1888 (edited by Kent Bicknell.)
    Alcott, Louisa May,1832-1888 (edited by Kent Bicknell.)
    A LONG FATAL LOVE CHASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book publication of this novel originally submitted for publication by Alcott in 1866 but not accepted. Edited by Kent Bicknell with a brief note on the text. 242 pp Illustrated endpapers reproduce some of the original manuscript pages. ISBN: 0-679-445102.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 85145
    Keywords: Classics
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  • Alcott, Louisa May. (edited by Madeleine B. Stern.)
    BEHIND A MASK: The Unknown Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Morrow - Quill, 1984. The first book publication of several 'blood-and-thunder' tales written by Alcott and published, either anonymously or under the pseudonym A. M. Barnard, in various weeklies starting in 1862 and before Alcott had published 'Little Women' under her own name. Edited and with an introduction by Madeleine Stern. 277 pp. ISBN: 0-688-033709.

    Condition: Near fine (previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 30874
    Keywords: Classics
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  • WINESBURG, OHIO. by Anderson, Sherwood (introduction by Malcolm Cowley)
    Anderson, Sherwood (introduction by Malcolm Cowley)
    WINESBURG, OHIO.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: The Viking Press, 1964. Stories of small-town life, originally published in 1919, with an introduction by Malcolm Cowley. 247 pp. Compass Books C-39. Map frontispiece. 247 pp. Cover illustration by Lazlo Matulay.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 82024
    Keywords: Classics
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  • SAN FRANCISCO NOIR 2: The Classics. by [Anthology, signed] Maravelis, Peter; Janet Dawson and John Shirley, signed
    [Anthology, signed] Maravelis, Peter; Janet Dawson and John Shirley, signed
    SAN FRANCISCO NOIR 2: The Classics.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Akashic Books. (2009). SIGNED first edition - Includes stories published between 1889 and 1991 by Dashiell Hammett, Jack London, Mark Twain, Craig Clevenger, Ambrose Bierce, Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller, John Shirley, Ernest Gaines and more. SIGNED by TWO authors: Janet Dawson at her story "Union Square" and John Shirley at "Ash." 330 pp plus notes on contributors and two pages of publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-1933354651.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63385
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  • LYSISTRATA by Aristophanes; Pablo Picasso, illustrator; Gilbert Seldes, introduction.
    Aristophanes; Pablo Picasso, illustrator; Gilbert Seldes, introduction.
    LYSISTRATA

    Edition: First thus.

    Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1983). Hardcover first edition - Originally commissioned in 1932 for the Limited Editions Club, this is a very attractive leather bound edition. Introduction by Gilbert Seldes. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso with six etched copper plates and forty pencil drawings. A title in The Collector's Library of Famous Editions. Quarto. Bound in red leather with raised bands on the spine, and gilt vignette on front cover and gilt titles on the spine and front. All edges gilt. Orange silk moire endsheets, yellow ribbon bookmark bound in. Notes from the Archives laid in. 117 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine (bookplate on half title page)

    Book ID: 84738
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  • FRANKENSTEIN'S BRIDE with Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN or The Modern Prometheus. by Bailey, Hilary and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
    Bailey, Hilary and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
    FRANKENSTEIN'S BRIDE with Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN or The Modern Prometheus.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Naperville,IL: Sourcebooks Landmark, (2007). First edition - From the back cover:"The sequel to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein with Mary Shelley's unabridged Frankenstein included. Hilary Bailey has created a classic horror story in the vein of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein-and a monster even more terrifying than the original." Bailey's book was originally published in the UK in 1995; thjs edition includes a new introduction to Shelley's book by Bailey. xxi, 236, 253 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73067
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  • SENTIMENTAL TOMMY: The Story of His Boyhood. by Barrie, J. M. [James Matthew 1860-1937.]
    Barrie, J. M. [James Matthew 1860-1937.]
    SENTIMENTAL TOMMY: The Story of His Boyhood.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Hardcover first edition - A semi-autobiographical novel by the author who will forever be best known for his "Peter Pan." Illustrated with a frontispiece with a tissue guard and 10 glossy plates by William Hatherell. An attractive green and gilt design by Margaret Armstrong on the front cover. vi, 478 pp.

    Condition: Very good in brown cloth (a very short tear at the top of the spine, one word on the front endpaper, but overall a tight, straight and clean copy)

    Book ID: 68158
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  • THE ROAD TO OZ. by Baum, L. Frank; afterword by Peter Glassman.
    Baum, L. Frank; afterword by Peter Glassman.
    THE ROAD TO OZ.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: William H. Morrow / Books of Wonder, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - A handsome facsimile edition of this book originally published in 1909. Includes 126 of John R. Neill's original pen-and-ink drawings. New afterword for this edition by Peter Glassman. Printed on varying shades of pastel-colored paper. Top edge gilt. 267 pp. ISBN: 0-688-09997-1.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77621
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  • LOOKING BACKWARD 2000-1887. by Bellamy, Edward; illustrated by Elise.
    Bellamy, Edward; illustrated by Elise.
    LOOKING BACKWARD 2000-1887.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Hollywood, CA: The Limited Editions Club, 1941. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A classic of Utopian fiction, in an edition designed and printed By Merle Armitage; .illustrated with monochrome print in blue, red, green, gray, black or purple by Elise. With The 1888 Reply Of Bellamy To The March 1888 Review Of This Book In The Boston Transcript. Introduction By Irwin Edman. #534 Of 1500 copies signed by the artist on the limitation page. q, 388 pp plus colophon. All edges tinted red.

    Condition: Very near fine, in yellow cloth boards with red design, lacking the scarce slipcase.

    Book ID: 86183
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  • Bellamy, Edward (Introduction by Heywoud Broun)
    LOOKING BACKWARD 2000-1887.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Modern Library, nd (ca 1952.) dj. Hardcover - Introduction by Heywoud Broun. Immediately popular, this novel has remained one of the best known and most important utopian classics, a title in the Grolier 100 list of the influential American books printed before 1900. 276 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a poor dust jacket (dust jacket is split down the spine, has several large chips and other edgewear, now in an archival protector.)

    Book ID: 42799
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  • DESIRABLE RESIDENCES AND OTHER STORIES. by Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic]. Selected by Jack Adrian.
    Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic]. Selected by Jack Adrian.
    DESIRABLE RESIDENCES AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of twenty- seven stories published in magazines between 1896 and 1932, and with the exception of only two stories, never before published in book form. The title story is a previously undiscovered Miss Mapp story. The stories are grouped by type: crank stories, society stories, cruel stories, odd stories, dodo stories, spook stories. Introduction by Jack Adrian. List of sources. xiv, 278 pp. ISBN: 0-192123041.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41776
    Keywords: Classics
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  • EMMA BROWN. by Boylan, Clare and Charlotte Bronte.
    Boylan, Clare and Charlotte Bronte.
    EMMA BROWN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel from the unfinished manuscript by Charlotte Bronte.. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, . "Charlotte Bronte's death in 1855 deprived the world of what might have been her masterpiece. The twenty unfinished manuscript pages about a lost young girl - which signaled her most compelling work since Jane Eyre - sat in waiting for almost 150 years until Irish novelist Clare Boylan decided to finisht it." Afterword. vii, 437 pp. Fragments of the manuscript reproduced on the endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-032972.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44424
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  • SHIRLEY. by Bronte, Charlotte.
    Bronte, Charlotte.
    SHIRLEY.

    Edition: Reprint.

    London: Collins, nd (ca 1930). Hardcover - A vintage copy of Charlotte Bronte's second published novel, originally published in 1849, and set in Yorkshire in 1812-14. Illustrated with eight plates by T.H. Robinson. 536 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in light green cloth with gilt decorations and lettering to the spine and front cover (front endpaper missing, gift inscription dated 1948, toning to pages and some offsetting to title page, etc, but a tight and sturdy copy)

    Book ID: 84283
    Keywords: Classics, women authors
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  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS. by Bronte, Emily (1818-1848.)
    Bronte, Emily (1818-1848.)
    WUTHERING HEIGHTS.

    Edition: First thus.

    London: Hamish Hamilton, (1950) dj. Hardcover - An appealing small and rather uncommon edition of this classic novel. A title in the Novel Library series, with a policy of presenting the novels selected in an elegant and readable small format at an affordable price. Introduction by Alan Hodge. 4 1/2 inches wide by 7 inches tall. x, 362 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in boards with a red geometric design over a dark green cloth spine with gilt lettering in a rather poor example of the dustjacket, which repeats the design on the boards, but is in two pieces and missing the spine covering.

    Book ID: 85046
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  • Bulwer Lytton, Edward; illustrated by F. C. Yohn.
    THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII.

    Edition: First printing with these illustrations.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the Scribner's Classic series, illustrated by F.C. Yohn with a pasted-on cover illustration, pictorial endpapers and title page plus 9 inserted color plates (the color plate pasted on the dustjacket is different from that of the book and reproduces the plate at pg 150.) A beautiful edition of this classic set in the days of the Roman Empire and early Christianity. viii, 425 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in black cloth with full color plate and gilt lettering on the spine in a good only dust jacket. (minor foxing to edge of texblock, unobtrusive gift inscription, dustjacket has signifcant edgewear, tape repairs to interior at end of spine.)

    Book ID: 34882
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  • ABBA ABBA. by Burgess, Anthony. Foreword by Michael Dirda.
    Burgess, Anthony. Foreword by Michael Dirda.
    ABBA ABBA.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Barnes & Noble, (2009.) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1977, this work consists of a novella recreating poet John Keat's last days in Rome, followed by a short nonfiction section on Keat's friend Joseph Severn, his doctor James Clark and the Italian poet Giuseppe Belli, and the final section is a translation of Belli's sonnets on Biblical subjects. Foreword by Michael Dirda. A title in the Barnes & Noble Rediscovers Series. vi, 152 pp. ISBN: 1435104234.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53669
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  • THE SECRET GARDEN by Burnett, Frances Hodgson; illustrated by Kathy Mitchell.
    Burnett, Frances Hodgson; illustrated by Kathy Mitchell.
    THE SECRET GARDEN

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (2001) dj. Hardcover - Lovely edition of this children's classic, illustrated by.Kathy Mitchell with several full-color plates and smaller black and white drawings at the head of each chapter .A title in the Illustrated Junior Library. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-448-412500.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated boards with a clear acetate dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64089
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  • THE SECRET GARDEN by Burnett, Frances Hodgson; illustrated by Troy Howell.
    Burnett, Frances Hodgson; illustrated by Troy Howell.
    THE SECRET GARDEN

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York & Avenal, NJ: Children's Classics, (c 1987). Hardcover - Lovely edition of this magical children's classic, about a ten year orphan, living in a lonely house on the Yorkshire Moors who discovers a locked garden. Illustrated by.Troy Howell with 8l full-color , full-page plates and some smaller black and white decorations. xiv, 272 pp. Bound in illustrated boards with a bonded leather spine with gilt decorations and lettering. ISBN: 0-51763225x.

    Condition: Very near fine (prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 85339
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  • THE DEERSLAYER: The First War-Path. by Cooper, J. Fennimore.
    Cooper, J. Fennimore.
    THE DEERSLAYER: The First War-Path.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: W. B. Conkey Co., n.d. [1901]. Hardcover - Includes a preface to the Leatherstalking Tales. Frontispiece. Bound in dark red half-leather over marbleized boards and with marbleized end papers Top edge. gilt. 635 pp plus 5 pp publisher's ads (date is based on ad for "just issued" Ella Wheeler Wilcox "Every-day Thoughts" which was published in 1901).

    Condition: Good overall - some rubbing and wear to the edges of the board and the spine, but still an attractive vintage copy.

    Book ID: 69014
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  • THE PILOT: A Tale of the Sea. by Cooper, James Fenimore.
    Cooper, James Fenimore.
    THE PILOT: A Tale of the Sea.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York & London: Co-operative Publication Society, n.d. (ca 1900). Hardcover - An early novel by Cooper, originally published in 1823, the life of a naval pilot during the American Revolution. Sepia toned frontispiece with tissue guard. 473 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine.

    Book ID: 78363
    Keywords: Classics, pirate, sea novel
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  • THE RED ROVER. by Cooper, James Fenimore.
    Cooper, James Fenimore.
    THE RED ROVER.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York & London: Co-operative Publication Society, n.d. (ca 1900). Hardcover - An early novel by Cooper, who was an American pioneering writer in the sea novel genre. This follows the activities of the sailor Dick Fid, free black sailor Scipio Africanus and Royal Navy officer James Wilder as they encounter the famous pirate, "The Red Rover." Notable both for its serious treatment of black characters and in his blurring of social and gender barriers, as shown in the character of a young girl disguised as a cabin boy. Two-color frontispiece with tissue guard. 494 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine.

    Book ID: 72354
    Keywords: Classics, pirate, sea novel
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  • Dana, Richard H. Jr.
    TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Macmillan, 1930. Hardcover - Includes an introduction by Sir Wilfred Grenell and illustrated with 4 color plates by Charles Pears.

    Condition: Very good in green cloth with black lettering and a black ship on the front cover (spine faded, previous owner's name on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 24096
    Keywords: Classics
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  • LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE: Little Big Classics. by Defoe, Daniel.
    Defoe, Daniel.
    LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE: Little Big Classics.

    Edition: First or early printing.

    Springfield, Massachusetts: McLoughlin Brothers, (1938). Hardcover - Illustrated with duotone drawings by H. G. Nicholas. Little Big Classics #864. Small square format. 94 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated boards - usual rather severe toning to the pages, a bit of wear to the ends of the spine covering, but covers are bright, binding is still sturdy.

    Book ID: 76300
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST. by Dickens, Charles.
    Dickens, Charles.
    THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST.

    Edition: Vintage edition, small format.

    New York & London: Thomas Nelson, nd (ca 1910). Hardcover - A title in the New Century Library, Frontispiece. Bound in flexible leatherette covers, with gilt bands on front cover, titling on spine, all edges gilt, small format measuring approx 6 1/2 by 4 inches, printed on lightweight paper. 434 pp.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 85138
    Keywords: Classics
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  • OLD CURIOSITY SHOP. by Dickens, Charles.
    Dickens, Charles.
    OLD CURIOSITY SHOP.

    Edition: Vintage edition, small format.

    New York & London: Thomas Nelson, nd (ca 1900). Hardcover - Frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated title page with red lettering. Bound in flexible leatherette covers, with gilt bands titling on spine, all edges gilt, small format measuring approx 6 1/2 by 4 inches, printed on lightweight paper. Marbeled endpapers. 575 pp.

    Condition: Good overall - front pastedown coming loose.

    Book ID: 85139
    Keywords: Classics
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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL and 4 other Christmas Books, in a custom slipcase by Dickens, Charles
    Dickens, Charles
    A CHRISTMAS CAROL and 4 other Christmas Books, in a custom slipcase

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Chapman & Hall; Bradbury and Evans; 1843-1848. Hardcover first edition - Complete set of Dicken's five Christmas books, all are small octavos ((6 1/2 x 4 inches or 165 x 105 mm), bound in ribbed cloth with covers decoratively blind stamped, and the front covers and spines also stamped and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. ÊThe Christmas Carol is bound in cinnamon cloth, the other four titles are all bound in a deep red cloth. ÊAll housed in a decorative red binocular style clamshell case.Ê 1. A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition with the following first issue points - Êtitle…

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    London: Chapman & Hall; Bradbury and Evans; 1843-1848. Hardcover first edition - Complete set of Dicken's five Christmas books, all are small octavos ((6 1/2 x 4 inches or 165 x 105 mm), bound in ribbed cloth with covers decoratively blind stamped, and the front covers and spines also stamped and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. ÊThe Christmas Carol is bound in cinnamon cloth, the other four titles are all bound in a deep red cloth. ÊAll housed in a decorative red binocular style clamshell case.Ê 1. A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition with the following first issue points - Êtitle page dated 1843, "Stave I" on first page of text, blue half-title and red and blue lettering on title page, original green-coated endpapers. Ê166 pp plus 2 pp. Colored frontispiece and three hand-colored plates (opposite p 25, 78 and 150) plus four wood engravings. two pages of publisher's advertisements. Bound in the original cinnamon cloth. Ê ÊWith previous owner's name dated 1871 on front paste down and a bookplate. ÊFront cover detached but present, rear hinge beginning to separate.Ê 2. ÊTHE CHIMES: ÊA Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. London: Chapman and Hall, 1845 . First edition. 175 pp plus colophon. Additional engraved title and frontispiece after Daniel Maclise, by F.P. Becker. Eleven in-text illustrations by Doyle, Leech, and Stanfield, engraved by Linton and Gray. Preceded by publisher's advertisement for the 10th edition of the Christmas Carol. ÊCream endpapers. Two bookplates on front pastedown. Corners slightly bumped, some wear to spine, but overall very good. ÊSome discoloration to the spine and a bit of fraying to the bottom edge, corners slightly bumped, rear hinge starting but overall very good. Ê 3. THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home. London: Printed and Published for the Author, by Bradbury and Evans, 1846 (December 1845). First edition. 174 pp plus 2 publisher's advertisements ( including for the new edition of Oliver Twist.). Engraved title and frontispiece after Daniel Maclise, by Thompson and G. Dalziel. Twelve in-text black and white engraving most by John Leech. Bookplate on front pastedown, gift inscription on front free endpaper, Êa few black spots to back cover, corners slightly bumped but overall very good.
    4. THE BATTLE OF LIFE. A Love Story. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First edition 175 pp plus colophon and 2 pp publisher's advertisements including for Dombey and Son. and Oliver Twist. With Eckel's fourth state engraved title and frontispiece after Maclise by Thompson. Eleven in-text black and white illustrations after Maclise, Doyle, Stanfield and Leech. Corners bumped, some wear to the spine but overall very good.Ê 5. THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First edition. 188 pp. 2 pp of Êpublisher's advertisements for Works by Mr. DickensÊbound at the front. Additional pictorial frontispiece and title by Tenniel and engraved by Martin & Corbould. Fifteen in-text black and white illustrations after Leech, Stone, Stanfield and Tenniel. Two bookplates on front pastedown. Some wear to the spine, bumping to top edge and corners, but overall very good.

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    Book ID: 86525
    Keywords: Classics
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  • CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL: With 45 Lost Gustav Dore Engravings (1861) and 150 Other Victorian Illustrations. by Dickens, Charles; Gustav Dore, illustrator.
    Dickens, Charles; Gustav Dore, illustrator.
    CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL: With 45 Lost Gustav Dore Engravings (1861) and 150 Other Victorian Illustrations.

    Edition: First printing (first thus)

    St Louis: MCE Publishing Company, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A profusely illustrated edition of Dickens's classic yuletide ghost story features 45 engravings by Gustave Dore (which were discovered in an 1861 French magazine), and who was the first artist to illustrate Tiny Tim and the Cratchit family. It also includes 150 other Victorian illustrations. Introduction by Dan Malan. Square format. Illustrated endpapers. 176 pp. ISBN: 1-88895700X.

    Condition: Very near fine red cloth with gilt lettering on the spin in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 86012
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  • HANS BRINKER or the Silver Skates. by Dodge, Mary Mapes; illustrations by George Wharton Edwards
    Dodge, Mary Mapes; illustrations by George Wharton Edwards
    HANS BRINKER or the Silver Skates.

    Edition: Vintage hardcover.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hardcover - A lovely copy of this classic children's book, set in the Netherlands in the first half of the 19th century, originally published in 1865 and first issued with these illustrations by Edwards in 1915. The silver skates in the title refer to the prize Hans hopes to win - this book is credited with introducing the sport of speed skating to the US. Includes a frontispiece, an illustrated title page and 7 internal full-page color illustrations by George Wharton Edwards. A title in the Scribner Illustrated Classics for Young Readers series. xi, 329 pp plus 1 pp publisher list. Green and white Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine, full color pasted on illustration on the front cover (slight rubbing to the lettering on the spine, bookplate)

    Book ID: 85338
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  • LITTLE PIERRE. by France, Anatole.
    France, Anatole.
    LITTLE PIERRE.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, (1927, c 1920) dj. Hardcover - One of several titles of this Definitive Edition of the works of Anatole France, published in 1927, and "printed on special India tint laid antique paper with endpapers in color from a design by Aubrey Beardsley, bound in black linen cloth stamped in gold" with an ornate overall design. The dust jacket repeats the same design but reverses the colors with a gold background, decorations in black. 296 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. Uncommon in dust jacket and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 75523
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  • THE APPLE TREE. by Galsworthy, John (1867-1933)
    Galsworthy, John (1867-1933)
    THE APPLE TREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first separate book publication of Galsworthy's most famous short story, originally written in 1916, and presented here in a lovely production designed by T. M. Cleland and printed at the Scribner Press, New York, in November, 1934. Illustrated title page and decorative endpapers. Bound in green cloth with a white title label on front cover, black cloth spine with gilt lettering. 91 pp. plus colophon.

    Condition: Near fine with a bit of wear to the ends of the spine in a very good example of the unusual dust jacket, which is clear acetate but with green paper flaps (text on front flap, rear flap plain green paper)

    Book ID: 85392
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