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The History of Henry Esmond, Esquire: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Q. Anne

By Thackeray, William Makepeace

New York: The Heritage Press, 1956. Hardcover, black cloth spine over pictorial paper covered boards, in slipcase. 441 pages. New introduction by Laura Benet. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. First edition thus. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Some light toning and marking to slipcase, else solid with no cracks or splits. Very good in a good+ slipcase.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.95

Crainquebille. [L'Affaire Crainquebille]

By France, Anatole

New York: The Heritage Press, 1949. Large hardcover, light brown cloth spine lettered in red over marbled paper covered boards, in burgundy slipcase. 69 pages. Newly translated, with an introduction, by Jacques LeClercq. Illustrated by Bernard LaMotte. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, in a sound and intact slipcase. Very good+ in a very good box. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.00

Resurrection : A Novel in Three Parts

By Tolstoy, Leo

New York: The Heritage Press, 1963. Hardcover, small quarto in red cloth with decorative cross motif stamped in gold on cover and spine. No slipcase. 403 pages. Translated from the Russian by Leo Wiener. Edited by F.D. Reeve. Introduction by Ernest J. Simmons. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. First edition thus. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, unmarked copy. Near fine. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.00

Sense And Sensibility

By Austen, Jane

New York: The Heritage Press, 1957. Hardcover, russet colored cloth spine over patterned paper covered boards, in slipcase. 333 pages. New introduction by Stella Gibbons. Illustrated by Helen Sewell. First edition thus. No previous ownership marks. Light mottling to cloth at spine and cream colored slipcase shows some toning and age soiling. A square, tight, unmarked copy in solid, intact slipcase. Near very good in like box. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography

By Adams, Henry

New York: The Heritage Press, 1942. Hardcover, small quarto with brown spine over marbled paper covered boards, in slipcase. 483 pages. Index. Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. Illustrated with gravures by Samuel Chamberlain. No previous ownership marks. Several small spots to spine cloth, else a square, clean, unmarked copy. Slipcase intact with no splits or cracks and only mild rubbing to corners. Very good in a very good slipcase. . Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

History of the Conquest of Peru

By Prescott, William H

New York: The Heritage Press, 1957. Large octavo hardcover, gray cloth spine lettered in red over pictorial paper covered boards, in scarlet slipcase. 504 pages. Introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison. Illustrated by Everett Gee Jackson, First edition thus. No previous ownership marks. Moderate wear to extremities of box, albeit solid and intact. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Very good in a good slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.00

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

By Bedier, Joseph

New York: The Heritage Press, 1960. Hardcover, large format bound with red cloth spine over patterned paper covered boards, in slipcase. 173 pages. Translated from the French by Hilaire Belloc and Paul Rosenfeld. Introduction by Padraic Colum. Illustrated by Serge Ivanoff. A re-telling of the tale made popular during the 12th century through French medieval poetry, inspired by Celtic legend, and with purported links to an even older Persian story. No previous ownership marks. Very light mottling to spine cloth, else a clean, square, unmarked copy. Slipcase intact and clean. A near very good copy in a very good slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.00

Life of Samuel Johnson [Complete in 3 Volumes]

By Boswell, James

New York: The Heritage Press, 1963. Hardcovers. royal octavo bound in brown cloth with each volume housed in a separate marbled slipcase. With marginal comments and markings from two copies annotated by Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi. Prepared for publication, with an introduction by, Edward G. Fletcher. This classic eighteenth century biography has been characterized as being more about its author, than its subject, but it remains the definitive primary source for the life of Dr. Johnson. An unread, clean, unmarked set in solid, intact slipcases. Fine complete set in fine slipcases. A heavy set, Priority and International orders will require additional postage. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

The Red Badge of Courage

By Crane, Stephen

New York: The Heritage Press, 1944. Small quarto, red cloth spine over blue paper covered boards, in slipcase. 170 pages. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square copy. Blue cardboard slipcase badly stained on one side and with small split at bottom edge. Very good in fair slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.00

Moriae Encomium or The Praise of Folly

By Erasmus, Desiderius

New York: The Heritage Press Hardcover, cloth spine over pictorial paper covered boards, in matching slipcase. 125 pages. Translated from the Latin text by Harry Carter. Introduction by Hendrik Willem Van Loon. Illustrated with woodcuts by Franz Masereel, No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, tight and unmarked copy. Mild toning to box. Fine in a near fine slipcase.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.00

The Nibelungenlied

By Armour, Margaret (Translator)

New York: The Heritage Press, 1961. Hardcover, large quarto in silver slipcase. 253 pages. Introduction by Franz Schoenberner. Illustrated by Edy Legrand. No previous ownership marks. Moderate wear to slipcase, but intact. A very clean, square, unmarked copy. Fine in a good slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.00

L' Allegro and Il Penseroso

By Milton, John

New York: The Heritage Press, 1954. Hardcover, small quarto volume containing both Milton titles, in slipcase. 43 and 44 pages respectively. Illuminated with 12 paintings by William Blake. Together with a note upon the poems by W.P. Trent and a note upon the paintings by Chauncey Brewster Tinker. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy. Slipcase intact and clean with no tears or cracks. Fine in a near fine slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

The Magic Mountain

By Mann, Thomas

New York: The Heritage Press, 1962. Hardcover, quarto sized volume with blue cloth spine over turquois colored paper covered boards, in buff slipcase. Two volumes in one, 343 and 366 pages. Translated from the German by H.T. Lowe-Porter. Introductory essay by author. Illustrated with wood-engravings by Felix Hoffmann. No previous ownership marks. Mild rubbing to spine label, muted spot to front board and last page creased. A clean, square, otherwise unmarked copy in intact, clean slipcase. Very good in a near fine box.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.95

The Pathfinder

By Cooper, James Fenimore

New York: The Heritage Press, 1965. Small quarto, beige cloth in burgundy slipcase. 474 pages. Introduction by Robert E. Spiller. Illustrated by Richard M. Powers. Sandglass laid-in. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, copy in an intact slipcase with no tears or splits. Very good in a very good slipcase.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.00

The Three Musketeers

By Dunas, Alexandre

New York: The Heritage Press, 1953. Hardcover, small quarto volume bound in yellow cloth with spine decorated in yellow and maroon, in gold slipcase. 420 pages. Preface by the author. Illustrated by Edy Legrand. No previous ownership marks. Yellow spine cloth moderately darkened from age and some scuffing and wear to slipcase. A clean, square, unmarked copy in an intact, clean box. Very good in a near very good slipcase. . Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

The Way of the World: Comedy in Five Acts

By Congreve, William

New York: The Heritage Press, 1959. Hardcover, black decoratively embossed cloth, in slipcase. 108 pages. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger. Illustrated with one plate and numerous colored vignettes by T.M. Cleland. No previous ownership marks. Mild scuffs and old stains to slipcase. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy. Fine in a near very good slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

Sister Carrie

By Dreiser, Thedore

New York: The Heritage Press, 1939. Hardcover, cream tweed cloth in original black slipcase. 387 pages. Introduction by Burton Rascoe. Illustrated by Reginald Marsh. No previous ownership marks. Some damage to fore-edge of front free end-paper and some nicks to extremities of slipcase. There is what appears to be a small spot of silver paint on lower spine of slipcase. A clean, square, tight copy in intact slipcase. Good+ in a good+ slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Good+/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

The Ambassadors

By James, Henry

New York: The Heritage Press, 1963. Large hardcover, red cloth in original copper colored slipcase. 384 pages. With a preface by the author. Illustrated by Leslie Saalburg. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy. Slipcase shows minor marks but is solid and intact with no splits, cracks or toning. A near fine copy in a very good box. A large heavy book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.95

The Picture of Dorian Gray

By Wilde, Oscar

New York: The Heritage Press, 1957. Large format hardcover, in slipcase. 287 pages. Introduction by Andre Maurois. Illustrated by Lucille Corcos. Several faded spots on spine cloth else a fine copy. No previous ownership marks. A square, clean copy. Cardboard slipcase shows mild stains but is intact with no tears or splits. Near very good in a like slipcase. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.00

The Eclogues

By Virgil [Publius Virgilius Maro]

New York: The Heritage Club, 1960. Hardcover, large format folio, pale green cloth spine over illustrated paper covered boards, in slipcase. 96 pages. Translated into English verse by C.S. Calverlet. Introduction by Moses Hadas. Illustrated with drawings by Vertes. No previous ownership marks. Mild fading to green spine cloth and incidental mottling to white printed spine label. Off-white slipcase age soiled. A clean, square, unmarked copy in solid, intact, albeit soiled box. Near very good in a good slipcase. A large book, Priority and International ordered will require additional postage. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$10.00

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