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A South Sea Lover

By: St. Johnston, Alfred

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1890

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12806

Condition: Good; Text block is in very good condition without marks, but the original binding boards are trash with moisture stains and discoloration. In part this speaks to the high quality of paper used in the 19th century and poor storage habits of 20th and 21st century book owners.


This Is a very vigorous, brightly coloured picture of life in one of the islands of the Pacific. Christian North, an English sailor, escapes with a Polynesian shipmate from his ship, makes his way to Omeo, his friend's native island, and loves an Oicaan maiden, Utamb. How Christian's life is influenced by the customs of his new home is made the subject of the story. Their influence upon it is at once adverse and friendly. He finds a blood-brother in his comrade Soma, and... View more info

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The Moon is Down

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 10429

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 2nd printing, no page 112 error; blue cloth hardcover with blind embossed titles on the front board and silver spine titles; DJ price clipped, spine head and tail lightly worn, small piece missing from front panel bottom corner; clean pages; tight binding.


The story tells of the military occupation of a small town in Northern Europe by the army of an unnamed nation at war with England and Russia. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 188 pages View more info

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Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman

By: Stone, William Leete

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Leavitt, Lord & Co: 1836

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12204

Condition: Good+; Original dark green blind embossed cloth hardcover with bright gilt spine titles, bumped, rubbed; front hinge cracked; unmarked pages except for scattered foxing throughout; former owner's name on ffep,


Satire on the fashionable follies of the day; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 225 pages View more info

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The Death of Vishnu

By: Suri, Manil

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Perennial: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 11579

ISBN: 006000438X

Condition: New with no dust jacket; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


Suri's first novel, and it is "vibrantly alive, beautifully written, full of wonderfully rich and deeply human characters." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages View more info

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The Valley of Amazement

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2013

Edition: Stated First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12848

ISBN: 0062107313

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket; Lavender hardcover with gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding.


"...a sweeping, evocative epic of two women's intertwined fates and their earch for identity--from the lavish parlors of Shangahi courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village. "; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.70 inches; 608 pages View more info

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The Key

By: Tanizaki, Junichiro

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; 8th Printing

Seller ID: 11299

ISBN: 4805302399

Condition: New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; ; 185 plus ads.


Translated from the Japanese by Howard Hibbett. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 183 pages View more info

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The History of Henry Esmond Esquire

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Modern Library: N.D.

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12987

Condition: Good+; Grey cloth hardcover, wrinkle across front board, front hinge cracked; clean pages. ML 80


Originally published in 1852, it tells the story of the early life of Henry Esmond, a colonel in the service of Queen Anne of England. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 615 pages View more info

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The Newcomes Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13334

Condition: Near Fine; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, light scuffs; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume III in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works and is in near fine condition without marks or fading. The Newcomes is noteworthy for its critical portrayal of the "marriage market." ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 820 pages View more info

Image for Burlesques Novels by Eminent Hands. Rebecca and Rowena. the Diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche. the History of the Next French Revolution. the Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan. Cox’s Diary, and Others.

Burlesques Novels by Eminent Hands. Rebecca and Rowena. the Diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche. the History of the Next French Revolution. the Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan. Cox’s Diary, and Others.

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13335

Condition: Near Fine; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, light scuffs; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume X in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works and is in near fine condition without marks or fading. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 814 pages View more info

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Vanity Fair A Novel Without a Hero

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13336

Condition: Near Fine; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, light scuffs, tiny nick at fore edge front board; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume I in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works and is in near fine condition without marks or fading. The novel that brought Thackeray long-lasting fame. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 688 pages View more info

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The Virginians A Tale of the Last Century

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13337

Condition: Very Good-; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, rubbed, minor discoloring; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean, unmarked pages; a few loose but intact pages middle of text block (easily repaired) ; illustrated.


This is volume IV in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works marks or fading. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 798 pages View more info

Image for The Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh Mrs. Perkins's Ball. out Street. Dr. Birch. the Kickleburys on the Rhine. the Rose and the Ring. the Book of Snobs, and Ballads.

The Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh Mrs. Perkins's Ball. out Street. Dr. Birch. the Kickleburys on the Rhine. the Rose and the Ring. the Book of Snobs, and Ballads.

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13338

Condition: Very Good+; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, rubbed; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume XI in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works without marks or fading. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 585 pages View more info

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Henry Esmond. Catherine Denis Duval and Lovel the Widower

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13339

Condition: Very Good+; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, rubbed, bumped; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume VI in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works without fading to the boards nor marks on the text block. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 831 pages View more info

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The Adventures of Philip on His Way through the World Shewing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By.

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13340

Condition: Very Good+; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, light scuffs; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume V in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works without fading to the boards nor marks on the text block. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 643 pages View more info

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The History of Pendennis His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: 1880

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13341

Condition: Very Good+; Rust cloth blind embossed hardcover with bright gilt embossed portrait of Thackeray on the front board and gilt spine titles, minor discoloration on front board; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is volume II in Lowell's Popular Illustrated Edition of Thackeray's complete works without fading to the boards nor marks on the text block. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 783 pages View more info

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San Salvador

By: Tincker, Mary Agnes

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12807

Condition: Very Good; Dark green hardcover with black stamped decoration and gilt spine titles, spine sunned; gray coated end papers; clean pages; tight binding.


Tincker's themes in her novels reflect her Catholic religion, moral certainty, and an interest in utopian communities. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 335 pages View more info

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The Blind Godess

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12933

Condition: Fine; Blue cloth hardcover with bright gilt decoration and spine titles; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on front pastedown.


From the author's introduction: [This is Train's] "...most comprehensive novel depicting the inner workings of the criminal courts and district attorney's office." Volume 1 of a 5 volume set. ; Criminal Court Series Series; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 311 pages View more info

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Ambition

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12934

Condition: Very Good+; Blue cloth hardcover with bright gilt decoration and spine titles; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding; former owner's name on front pastedown.


From the author's introduction: [This is Train's] "...favorite novel. While its emphasis is upon the civil side of the law rather than the criminal, it show clearly enough the temtations to which a young lawyer is exposed in either branch and the vagueness of the line that separates what is regarded as ethical from what is denounced as crime." Volume 2 of a 5 volume set. ; Criminal Court Series Series; Vol. 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 439 pages View more info

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Manhattan Murder

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12935

Condition: Very Good+; Blue cloth hardcover with bright gilt decoration and spine titles; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding; former owner's name on front pastedown.


From the author's introduction: [The] "...story of the gangster era in New York City, now effectually terminated." Volume 3 of a 5 volume set. ; Criminal Court Series Series; Vol. 3; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 268 pages View more info

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Sketches Old and New

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12906

Condition: Very Good+; Faux quarter leather binding in red buckram with gilt titles, spine lightly sunned; clean pages; tight biinding.


Frontispiece and illustrations in this volume from the "Author's National Edition". ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages View more info