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THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS; OR, THE ARABIAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hovendon Company:

Seller ID: 005816

Condition: Good


Aldine Edition. 386 pp. Brown cloth cover with black design on front cover and gilt title bar on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed. Cover faces are rubbed in areas on front where design is faded. Spine tips are bent and fraying. Broken front and back hinges. Tear on back inside cover endpaper. Some damage to front free endpaper and title page where pages had been attached to each other. Interior pages are browning from age. Book... View more info

THREE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ROMANCES

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1931

Seller ID: 005863

Condition: Good + to Very Good-


The Modern Students Library. Stories include: "The Castle of Otranto" (1764) by Horace Walpole; "Vathek" (1786) by William Beckford; and "The Romance of the Forest" (1791) by Mrs. Ann Radcliffe. With an introduction by Harrison R. Steeves. 585 pp. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering and image on front. Missing DJ. Cover corners, particularly bottom, are bumped and rubbed. Edges rubbed. Spine tips are bent and fraying. Previous owner's b... View more info

A MODERN CIRCE

By: "The Duchess"

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, Rand, McNally & Company:

Seller ID: 006686

Condition: Very Good


315 pp. Blue covers with white lettering and design on front, faded title on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, wear to cover faces causing white marks. Spine lettering is worn and nearly unlegible, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

FIFTY YEARS OF THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY: FROM THE O'HENRY AWARDS 1919-1970 (Two Volumes)

By: Abrahams, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1970

Seller ID: 002733

Condition: Very Good-


Edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Volume I: 531 pp. Volume II: 517 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, spine ends are bent and pulling away. Volume I page edges are foxed. Interiors are tight, clean. View more info

THE TOWER OF LONDON: VOLUME TWO

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Nottingham Society:

Edition: Edition De Luxe

Seller ID: 007534

Condition: Good+


Volume Two. Edition De Luxe. Limited to One Thousand Sets. Printed for Subscribers Only. Pages 277-580. Cover is faded maroon color, spine is brown from sun exposure with gilt title lettering (resembles library binding, but no library marks). Cover corners and edges bumped and rubbed, scuffing and marks to cover faces. Spine ends are rubbed, marks and wear to spine face, fading to bottom gilt design. Gilt top page edge, other edges uncut. Interior tight, pages with brown... View more info

FLOWER FABLES

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, W. B. Conkey Company:

Seller ID: 007308

Condition: Very Good-


No publication date. 147 pp. Also included is "Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe" by Charlotte M. Yonge. 63 pp. Brown cloth covers with color embossed image of a woman reading on front cover, black title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, spine is creased, spine ends are bent and fraying. Top page edge darkened. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Loose hinges. I... View more info

TALES OF DOMESTIC LIFE: CONTAINING MADELINE, THE HEIRESS, THE MARTYR WIFE AND RUINED GAMESTER

By: Arthur, T. S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. W. Bradley: 1855

Seller ID: 006424

Condition: Good-


Arthur's Home Library. Red cloth covers with gilt writing and design on cover faces and spine. Covers very worn with corners and edges rubbed to boards, rubbing to cover faces, joint are rubbed with tears and some exposure to boards, spine ends are torn/fraying or missing altogether. Gilt page edges. Previous owner's names written on front free endpaper. Loose hinges and spine. Front pages have small tear near spine. Frontispiece is pulling away from rest of book. Interi... View more info

DARREL OF THE BLESSED ISLES

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1903

Seller ID: 006683

Condition: Very Good


Special Limited Edition. Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller. 411 pp. Green cloth covers with image of clock and title on front. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, scuffing and marks to back cover face, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Back hinge broken. Some places where spine is broken within interior, otherwise clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

AN INCARNATION OF THE SNOW

By: Bain, F. W. (Trans.)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1908

Seller ID: 006455

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the Original Transcript.108 pp. Four advertisements at conclusion of book. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, some scuffing to cover faces. Lettering on spine is faded, spine ends are bent and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Writing on front inside cover, and previous owner's name and date written on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN EYES

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Company: 1931

Seller ID: 005380

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Ernest Dowson. An illustrated edition. 154 pp. DJ in VG condition with edges rubbed, dirt smudges on front/back, small hole in spine, and price-clipped corners. Interior is tight and clean. Overall book in VG condition. View more info

A BACHELOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Young Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 006206

Condition: Good+


With illustrations by Phillipe Jullian. Introduction by Sir Duff Cooper. Translated from the French "La Rabouilleuse" by Eithne Wilkins. 320 pp. Red cloth covers with black/gilt title stamp on spine. Corners are rubbed and bumped, edges rubbed, some scuffing along joints, top cover edges are darkened. Spine faded, spine ends are bent and fraying. Covers are slightly warped. Red top page edge. Foxing to endpapers. Interior pages are tight. Book in Good+ conditio... View more info

THE COMPLETE NOVELETTES OF HONORE DE BALZAC IN ONE VOLUME

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walter J. Black: 1926

Seller ID: 006615

Condition: Good


Contents include: The Girl With Golden Eyes, A Princess's Secrets, The Imaginary Mistress, The Vendetta, Honorine, The Sceaux Ball, Gobseck, The Firm of Nucingen, The Commission in Lunacy, Colonel Chabert, The Unconscious Mummers, A Second Home, Gambara, Melmoth Reconciled, The Maranas, Maitre Cornelius, At the Sign of the Car and Racket, The Ruggieri's Secret, Massimilla Doni, The Abbe Birotteau, A Forsaken Lady, Farewell, Gaudissart the Great, The Napoleon of the Peopl... View more info

THREE WEEKS IN POLITICS

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: 002011

Condition: Good


82 pp. Covers soiled. stain on front cover and back water line(?). owner's stamp on free endp. otherwise interior is tight and clean. View more info

SILK

By: Baricco, Alessandro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1997

Seller ID: 005801

ISBN: 1860462588

Condition: Very Good +


Translated from the Italian by Guido Waldman. "When an epidemic threatens to destroy the silk trade in France, the young merchant Herve Joncour leaves his doting wife and his comfortable home in the small town of Lavilledieu and travels across Siberia to the other end of the world, to Japan, to obtain eggs for a fresh breeding of silk worms." 91 pp. DJ in VG condition with creasing to edges, and normal wear to front and back. Black cloth covers with gilt lett... View more info

THE EXQUISITE PERDITA

By: Barrington, E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1926

Seller ID: 006387

Condition: Good+


377 pp. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, significant bump on top cover edge, scuffing to cover faces. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine ends are bent and fraying. Red top page edge. Hinges and spine are loose. Interior is clean. Book in Good+ condition. View more info

THE HALF GODS

By: Bell, Charles G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 005229

Condition: Very Good


"...A revolutionary novel; a subjective War and Peace; a literary work of the first importance. It explores a man, the diverse worlds in which he has lived, the life-path he has traversed and the destiny that lies before him, his country and his fellow men." Gift inscription by author on title page that reads "for Polly Rose Work Piled on Work! Admiringly, Charles G. Bell '73" Related ephemera includes a handsome black and white photograph of the autho... View more info

JOHN BROWN'S BODY

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1928

Seller ID: 006825

Condition: Very Good-


377 pp. Black cloth cover. Missing DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, spotting to cover faces, creasing to spine, spine ends are bent and torn. Top page edge darkened. Interior is tight, clean. Book in VG- condition. Front free endpaper is signed and dated by Siegfried Roebling, Jan. 1, 1929. He passed away of a heart attack in 1936 and bequeathed a large block of Trenton Trust stock to his wife Mary, who became the first woman to head a maj... View more info

THE PRICE OF LOVE

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1914

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 002205

Condition: Good to Good+


Spine faded with rubbing/bumping to ends and corners, otherwise G+. Long pages are uncut. Back free endp. stamped numbers 22614 otherwise Interior is tight, clean, and VG+. Limited Edition of 2,000. View more info

AT A VENTURE

By: Bennett, Charles A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006667

Condition: Good


With drawings by Clarence Day Jr. 184 pp. Missing DJ. Brown paper boards with green linen spine and faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and top corners have exposed boards, edges are rubbed, minor scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Red top page edge. Endpaper browning. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior page edges are browning, light foxing throughout. Book in Good condition. View more info

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005701

ISBN: 0385301499

Condition: Very Good


"Maeve Binchy has fashioned a compassionate and totally absorbing novel, one that creates a vivid and magnificently complete world of an irresistible Ireland and a circle of unforgettable friends." 565 pp. DJ in Good condition with edges bent/some chipping, one inch tear to lower spine edge, dirt smudges to back and some adhesive remains along bottom edge of back. Rubbing to cover edges and spine edges bent. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info