Recent Arrivals from Bluebird Books

Recent Arrivals from Bluebird Books

image of Anna Karenina: In the Leonard J. Kent and Nina Berberova revision of the  Constance Garnett translation (First Modern Library Edition, thus; ML  #37.4)

Anna Karenina: In the Leonard J. Kent and Nina Berberova revision of the Constance Garnett translation (First Modern Library Edition, thus; ML #37.4)

by TOLSTOY, Leo

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Bluebird Books
Published
1965
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$35.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1965. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Stated First Modern Library Edition, September 1965 (confirmed). Tolstoy's enduring romantic tragedy in a Modern Library edition. Complete and unabridged. Edited and introduced by Leonard J. Kent and Nina Berberova. In the Constance Garnett translation, which has… Read more
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image of Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of  Charlemagne (Modern Library Giant #G14.1)

Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne (Modern Library Giant #G14.1)

by BULFINCH, Thomas

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Published
[c.1952]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
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$21.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1952]. Hardcover. American author and banker Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) made it his life's work to bring ancient classical fables, folklore and myths to the modern world, in the form of these three works, presented in this single Modern Library Giant edition. Includes… Read more
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image of Studs Lonigan, A Trilogy: Young Lonigan, Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan  and Judgement Day (Modern Library Giant #G41.1)

Studs Lonigan, A Trilogy: Young Lonigan, Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan and Judgement Day (Modern Library Giant #G41.1)

by FARRELL, James T.

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Published
[c.1946]
Condition
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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$29.50

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1946]. Hardcover. A Modern Library Giant edition presenting James T. Farrell's famed trilogy, complete and unabridged in a single hefty volume. Includes "Young Lonigan", "Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan" and "Judgement Day." This is the story of a young Chicago Irish man… Read more
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The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne (Modern Library Giant #G37.1)

by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

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Published
[c.1960]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
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$22.50

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1960]. Hardcover. A hefty Modern Library Giant edition presenting the novels of Hawthorne, including "The Scarlet Letter", "The House of the Seven Gables" and more; as well as 37 novelettes and tales. Edited, with an introduction by Norman Holmes Pearson. --- In… Read more
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image of The Mind and Faith of Justice Holmes: His Speeches, Essays, Letters and  Judicial Opinions (First Modern Library Giant Edition, ML #G78.1)

The Mind and Faith of Justice Holmes: His Speeches, Essays, Letters and Judicial Opinions (First Modern Library Giant Edition, ML #G78.1)

by LERNER, Max (editor)

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Published
[c.1961]
Condition
Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
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$27.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. [c.1961]. Hardcover. Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1954 (confirmed). A compilation of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.'s speeches, essays, letters and judicial opinions. Justice Holmes was a long-serving jurist on the U.S. Supreme Court. Selected and edited, and with introduction & commentary by Max… Read more
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image of The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill: The Golden Age of English  Philosophy (Modern Library Giant #G47.1)

The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill: The Golden Age of English Philosophy (Modern Library Giant #G47.1)

by BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)

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Bluebird Books
Published
[c.1963]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN
9780394607474
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$18.50

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1963]. Hardcover. 0394607473 . From the jacket flap, this Modern Library Giant edition offers: ". . . 13 essays . . . [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John… Read more
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The Canterbury Tales: The Famous Skeat Edition (Modern Library #161.2)

by CHAUCER, Geoffrey

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Published
[c.1960]
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Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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$26.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1960]. Hardcover. The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century tales, written in Middle English, which take the form of verse and are set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. In a complete and unabridged Modern Library edition which… Read more
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image of Renaissance Philosophy, Volume I: The Italian Philosophers, Selected from  Readings from Petrarch to Bruno (First Modern Library Edition, ML #376.1)

Renaissance Philosophy, Volume I: The Italian Philosophers, Selected from Readings from Petrarch to Bruno (First Modern Library Edition, ML #376.1)

by FALLICO, Arturo B.; SHAPIRO, Herman (editors)

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Bluebird Books
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$28.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1967. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Stated First Modern Library edition, 1967. A collection of writings from the Renaissance era in Italy. The writings are organized by Renaissance Philosophical topics: Humanism, Platonism, Aristotelianism and the Independent Philosophers of Nature. Edited, translated and introduced… Read more
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Kim (First Modern Library Edition, ML #99.3)

by KIPLING, Rudyard

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Bluebird Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$29.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1950. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1950 (confirmed). Rudyard Kipling's famous novel of India is set in the latter part of the 19th Century, "Kim" presents a sweeping account of the people and religions of India as seen … Read more
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image of The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker (First Modern Library Edition, ML  #237.1)

The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker (First Modern Library Edition, ML #237.1)

by PARKER, Dorothy

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Bluebird Books
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good- in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$55.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1944. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Stated First Modern Library edition, 1944 (confirmed). A collection of nearly all of Dorothy Parker's poetry (except a few that she didn't wish to have published). Includes all the poems from her earlier collections: "Enough Rope", "Sunset Gun"… Read more
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All the King's Men (Modern Library #170.2)

by WARREN, Robert Penn

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Published
[c.1959]
Condition
Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket
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$26.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket. [c.1959]. Hardcover. A Modern Library reprint edition of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel featuring his Governor Willie Stark character, a charismatic Southern politician. Stark is an obvious representation of Louisiana's former Governor Huey Long (though the author later denied this connection).… Read more
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image of Four Plays By Bernard Shaw ('Candida', 'Ceasar and Cleopatra', 'Pygmalion'  and 'Heartbreak House') (Modern Library #19.3)

Four Plays By Bernard Shaw ('Candida', 'Ceasar and Cleopatra', 'Pygmalion' and 'Heartbreak House') (Modern Library #19.3)

by SHAW, Bernard

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Published
[c.1967-68][c.1958]
Condition
Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
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$14.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. [c.1967-68][c.1958]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition presenting four of the best plays by Bernard Shaw (1856-1950). Includes his 'Candida', 'Ceasar and Cleopatra', 'Pygmalion' and 'Heartbreak House'. The plays are unabridged, and with an introduction by Louis Kronenberger; each with a preface by the… Read more
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image of The Iliad of Homer (Modern Library #166.1)

The Iliad of Homer (Modern Library #166.1)

by HOMER

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Published
[c.1948]
Condition
Good+ in Fair dust jacket
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$22.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Good+ in Fair dust jacket. [c.1948]. Hardcover. A Modern Library reprint edition of the epic poem of ancient Greece, rendered into English prose by Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf and Ernest Meyers; and with a prefatory note. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on… Read more
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Great German Short Novels and Stories: An Anthology (Revised Edition) (Modern Library #108.3)

by LANGE, Victor (editor)

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Published
[c.1967]
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Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1967]. Hardcover. 17 stories by famous German writers such as Goethe, Heine, Hauptmann, Schnitzler, Rilke, Thomas Mann, Heinrich Mann and Kafka are offered in a Modern Library edition. Edited, and with introduction by Victor Lange. This edition followed an earlier Modern Library… Read more
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Plato's The Republic (Jowett Translation) (Modern Library #153.2)

by PLATO

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Published
[c.1963]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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$26.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1963]. Hardcover. A Modern Library reprint edition of Plato's famous work, which has been described as ". . .the most famous of the Socratic dialogues. [The Republic] offers guidance in the principles under which man can live in amity with his fellow-man."… Read more
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The Rainbow (Modern Library #128.1)

by LAWRENCE, D. H.

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Published
[c.1959]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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$28.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1959]. Hardcover. A complete and unabridged Modern Library reprint edition of D. H. Lawrence's exploration of human sensuality and sexuality, first published in 1915. Set in Nottinghamshire, England, "The Rainbow" was followed by the author's sequel, "Women in Love" in 1920. ---… Read more
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The Wings of the Dove (Modern Library #244.1)

by JAMES, Henry

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Bluebird Books
Published
[c.1961]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
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$27.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1961]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition of the 1902 novel by Henry James. The story is centered around a wealthy young American heiress who takes ill, and those who purport to help her, some genuinely; some not. With a preface by the … Read more
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Victory (Modern Library #34.2)

by CONRAD, Joseph

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Published
[c.1955]
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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$18.50

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1955]. Hardcover. Joseph Conrad's gripping adventure story takes place on a tropical South Pacific island. With author's prefatory note. This Modern Library edition in the typographical dust jacket variant. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on… Read more
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image of Four Plays By Lillian Hellman: The Children's Hour, Days to Come, The  Little Foxes and Watch on the Rhine (Modern Library #223.1)

Four Plays By Lillian Hellman: The Children's Hour, Days to Come, The Little Foxes and Watch on the Rhine (Modern Library #223.1)

by HELLMAN, Lillian

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Published
[c.1946]
Condition
Good+ in Fair dust jacket
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$18.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Good+ in Fair dust jacket. [c.1946]. Hardcover. A Modern Library collection of four complete and unabridged plays by Lillian Hellman. Includes an introduction by Ms. Hellman. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent… Read more
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The Moon and Sixpence (Modern Library #27.2)

by MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

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Published
[c.1966]
Condition
Good in Fair dust jacket
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$15.00

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Good in Fair dust jacket. [c.1966]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition of W. Somerset Maugham's novel, which is loosely based on the life of Paul Gauguin and is set in London, Paris and Tahiti. In jacket with Tahiti palms-and-huts art by Newman to cover. --- In Toledano spine 8… Read more
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