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Masterpieces Of Drama

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

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1984

Seller ID: 25519

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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  $21.25

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 25518

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 29605

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


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

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 29615

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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  $12.75

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 25510

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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

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David Copperfield

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 25523

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Dark wine-colored leather boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, decorated endpapers. First publication of Paul Degen's paintings for David Copperfield. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. Small bump about 2 inches from the bottom ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 803 pages; 25523 View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $40.00  $34.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 25522

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Leather boards, red, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. The illustrations are taken from a rare portfolio of etchings hand-colored by the artist and published by Robson and Kerslake, London, in 1885. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 526 pages; 25522 View more info

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Madame Bovary: A Story Of Provencial Life

By: Flaubert, Gustave; (translated by Francis Steegmuller)

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 29599

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. AEG. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pages; 29599 View more info

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Foreign Affairs

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 25521

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Red leather boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1985. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 291 pages; 25521 View more info

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Twenty-two Tales An Anthology of Short Stories Selected and with an Introduction by Kenneth D. McCormick

By: McCormick, Kenneth D. (Selected and with An Introduction by)

Price: $58.00  $49.30

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 25520

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Quarter-bound leather, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. Authors include Chekhov, Conrad, Coppard, Coward, Daudet, Du Maurier, Faulkner, France, Freeman, Gilman, Hardy, Hawthorne, Hemingway, Irving, London, McCullers, Maugham, Saki, Stegner, Steinbeck, Wells, Wharton. Red boards, gilt decorations. Previous owner's seal on contents page. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine c... View more info

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Plato - Selected Dialogues

By: Plato (Benjamin Jowett translator)

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 29601

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated frontispiece is the facsimile of jaques louis david's "the death of socrates, 1787" oil on canvas, with permission from Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. AEG. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 29601 View more info

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Selected Lives From The Parallel Lives Of The Noble Grecians And Romans

By: Plutarch

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 25514

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. The Dryden translation with illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676. The illustrations are reproduced in this book. Quarter-bound leather Russet boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers, AEG. Contents: Theseus and Romulus compared; Lycurgus and Numa compared; Pericles and Fabius Maximus com... View more info

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The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

By: Rabelais, Fran├žois; (translated by John M. Cohen)

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 29602

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Brown, gilt decorated boards with raised bands on spine. Small gold flecks (overspray? ) along foredge of front board. AEG. Gilt spine titling lightly faded. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 714 pages; 29602 View more info

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The Red And The Black

By: Stendhal (translated by Charles Tergie)

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 29613

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. Decorated endpapers, red boards, gilt decorations. Aeg. No ribbon marker. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 496 pages; 29613 View more info

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The Annals Of Tacitus

By: Tacitus (The translation Of Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb)

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 25512

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. Leather-bound dark blue boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers, AEG. ; Etching; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 374 pages; 25512 View more info

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The Annals of Tacitus

By: Tacitus, Cornelius (The translation Of Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 29616

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Dark blue leather boards with raised bands, gilt decorations, decorated endpapers, AEG. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 375 pages; 29616 View more info

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Fathers and Sons

By: Turgenev, Ivan; (translated by Constance Garnett)

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Franklin Library: 1984

Seller ID: 30050

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


All edges gilt, raised bands. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages; 30050 View more info

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 30189

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


"Scene: The Mississippi Valley; Time: Forty to Fifty Years ago" beneath title. Green leather boards with raised bands and gilt decorations, AEG. Illustrations from the original first edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages; 30189 View more info

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The Aeneid Of Virgil

By: Virgil (The translation Of John Dryden)

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 25511

Condition: Near Fine


Dark gray leather boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 425 pages; 25511 View more info

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Our Town (the Pulitzer Prize For Drama 1938) ; The Skin Of Our Teeth (the Pulitzer Prize For Drama 1943)

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 25526

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Dark green leather boards, all edges gilt, raised band spine with gilt decorations, ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. This special edition has been privately printed and bound exclusively for subscribers to The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics. The Franklin Library was a division of The Franklin Mint that produced fine collector edition books. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages; 25526 View more info