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The History Of Herodotus; Thucydides: The History Of The Peloponnesian War

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.: c1952

Seller ID: 21031


Green cloth, green and brown spine with gilt lettering. Small round spot on fore edge; Great Books of the Western World Series; Vol. 6; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 21031 View more info

The History Of Herodotus; Thucydides: The History Of The Peloponnesian War

By: N/A

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 15753


Quarter-bound olive green cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Gilt top edge. Previous owner's name. Minimal wear, minor rubbing. ; Great Books of the Western World Series; Vol. 6; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 616 pages; 15753 View more info

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Library Of Southern Literature: 17-volume Set

By: Alderman, Edwin Anderson, and Joel Chandler Harris, editors In Chief

Price: $1,440.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, The Martin & Hoyt Company: 1907-1923

Seller ID: 19982


Volumes 1 through 13 cover writings from authors Adams through Young; volume 14 is miscellanea, volume 15 is a biographical dictionary, volume 16 contains indexes, reading courses and historical sidelights, and volume 17 is Supplement 1. Gray cloth boards, brown and gilt title block, top edges gilt, decorated endpapers, tissued illustrations, each volume being about 400 pages. Volume one contains a page stating: "This set of the library of southern literature which g... View more info

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Responding To Literature World Literature

By: Applebee, Arthur N. , Judith A. Langer, Mary Hynes-Berry, Basia C. Miller

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Mcdougal, Littell & Company: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 19759


Never used, clean, tight and bright. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 768 pages; 19759 View more info

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Masterpieces Of Drama

By: Aristophanes; Euripides; Moliere; Ibsen; Checkhov; Shaw;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1984

Seller ID: 25519


Leather-bound, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. Dark gray boards. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. "From the library of" bookplate not filled in. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 385 pages; 25519 View more info

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Romantic Poets William Blake to Edgar Allen Poe

By: Auden, W. H. , and Norman Holmes Pearson (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 25518


The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. Leather bound russet boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 461 pages; 25518 View more info

Famous Editions Of English Poets

By: Beaty, John O. , and John W. Bowyer

Price: $17.01

Publisher: NY, Richard R. Smith: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16032


31 illustrations. Edgewear, rubbing, marginalia. Illustrated. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1312 pages; 16032 View more info

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The Rest Of The Road

By: Blanding, Don

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1945

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller ID: 29343


DJ spine sunned, chipped, rubbed and torn. In new mylar ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 141 pages; 29343 View more info

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Verses I Like

By: Bowes, Major Edward (Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City: 1937

Edition: 16th Printing

Seller ID: 20991


Major Bowes' own selection from the heart-warming poems that he has read over the air to his millions of radio friends--verses of enduring beauty that have done much to make his broadcasts for years the most famous in the world. DJ edgeworn, sunned, chipped. Previous owner's bookplate, top edge dusty, deckled edges ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 191 pages; 20991 View more info

Eighteenth Century Poetry & Prose

By: Bredvold, Louis I. ; Alan D. McKillop, Lois Whitney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Ronald Press Company: 1939

Seller ID: 16030


Previous owner's name; pencil scribbles on rear endpapers. Pencil marginalia. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1154 pages; 16030 View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House): 1978

Seller ID: 27214


Introduction by Royal A. Gettmann. Jacket clipped, couple of small closed tears. ; Wood engraving; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 400 pages; 27214 View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 29605


Dark blue boards, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt decorations. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. The Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, in order to preserve secrecy and to avoid the special treatment they believed reviewers accorded to women, assumed the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. 1 page dogeared. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 29605 View more info

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Victorian Poetry

By: Brown, E. K. (Editor)

Price: $11.01

Publisher: The Ronald Press Company: 1942

Seller ID: 31306


Companion volume to "Victorian Prose" edited by Frederick William Roe. Represents the principal poets of the Victorian age with most space given to Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Swinburne, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Includes a number of long works, for example "Atalanta in Calydon", "The House of Life" and "Modern Love", seldom if ever given in full in an anthology. Edgewear, dampstain. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 912 pages; 31306 View more info

The Brownings

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1970

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 17313


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The Journal Of Narrative Technique

By: Bruss, Paul (General editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ypsilanti, MI, Eastern Michigan University: 1997

Seller ID: 12816


Stain bottom edge, not affecting covers or interior. Winter edition. Theorizing modern hispanic fiction. The six essays that constitute this special issue deal with fiction produced in Spain and Latin America, and represent a variety of citical and thematic interests. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; 12816 View more info

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Tragic Ground

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29310


A wartime book. Spots and stains on slightly slanted cloth-covered boards. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 237 pages; 29310 View more info

The First Part Of The Delightful History Of The Most Ingenious Knight Don Quixote Of The Mancha

By: Cervantes, Miguel De (translated by Thomas Shelton)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: NY, P. F. Collier: 1969

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 21882


Library stamp top and bottom page edges, no other library markings; Harvard Classics, Deluxe Edition Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 21882 View more info

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Greatest Plays The Cherry Orchard / The Sea Gull / The Three Sisters / Uncle Vanya

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 29615


Maroon leather boards with raised bands, gilt decorations, decorated endpapers. 2-page spread illustrations at beginning of each play. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. Gilt on bottom page edges has been partially bleached (? ) not visible while on shelf or during reading. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 274 pages; 29615 View more info

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Greatest Plays: The Cherry Orchard; the Sea Gull; the Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya

By: Chekhov, Anton (translated by Elisaveta Fen)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 25510


The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. Quarter-bound leather, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. Black boards. Bookplate: "The Heirloom Library, privately printed and bound expressly for the Heirloom Library of Daniel J. Schisler". ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 274 pages; 25510 View more info

Criticisms & Appreciations Of The Works Of Charles Dickens

By: Chesterton, G. K. (Introduction by Michael Slater)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1992

Seller ID: 27271


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 243 pages; 27271 View more info