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Doctor Zhivago

by Pasternak, Boris

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New York: Pantheon 978-0-307-37769-2 [978-0-307-37769-2] 2010. (Hardcover) 513pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes. "In one of the most powerful epic novels of all time, Boris Pasternak has told the story of one man's youth, growth and maturity against the historic panorama of revolutionary Russia. And yet Doctor Zhivago is also something more… Read more
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The Count of Monte Cristo

by Dumas, Alexandre (Illustrations by Roman Pisarev.)

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London: Folio Society 2000, 2nd printing. (4to in slipcase) 1016pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with black, white and gilt illustrations in near fine burgundy slipcase. Top edge stained red, frontispiece, illustrations. A small bump to the opening of the slipcase. "When Alexandre Dumas lay dying, exhausted after writing, as he claimed, 1,200… Read more
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The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956; An Experiment in Literary Investigation

by Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr (Edited by Edward E. Ericson.)

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London: Folio Society 2005. (Hardcover) 483pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Illustrated covers. Map endpapers, photographic frontispiece, photographs, biographies, glossary. The spine is lightly cocked. Lacks slipcase. "You are sitting at a rough-hewn table. Opposite you is a man of indeterminate age, dressed in a ragged uniform. He has a controlled anger about him. He… Read more
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Notes from a Dead House

by Dostoevsky, Fyodor (Also known as )

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-307-95959-1 [978-0-307-95959-1] 2015, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 311pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Appendix, notes. "From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky's fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia". Also known as .… Read more
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Demons; A Novel in Three Parts

by Dostoevsky, Fyodor (Also known as )

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 0-679-4213214-1 [0-679-4213214-1] 1994. (Hardcover) 733pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Top edge stained pink. The dust jacket is faded along the spine and lightly edgeworn. "Completed in 1872, Demons is rivaled only by the Brothers Karamazov for the place of Dostoevsky's greatest work. Richard Pevear and… Read more
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A Tale of a Tub; To Which is Added the Battle of the Books and the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit (Includes Edmund Curll--Complete Key, &c.; W. Wotton--Observations upon the Tale of a Tub.)

by Swift, Jonathan (Includes Edmund Curll: Complete Key, &c.; W. Wotton: Observations upon the Tale of a Tub; Edited with introduction and notes by A.C. Guthkelch; D. Nichol Smith.)

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9780198114048
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press [0-19-811404-4] 1968, 2nd edition. (Hardcover) 374pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and crested spine. Frontispiece, illustrations, notes, index. The spine is lightly bumped at the bottom and the dust jacket is lightly faded along the spine. "The first… Read more
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London: Quartet Books 0-704-3-2773-2 [0-704-3-2773-2] 1990. (Hardcover) 796pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Notes. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn at the top with a minor closed tear near the spine. "Dostoevsky's last, towering novel summed up his life and work. The BROTHERS KARAMAZOV has long been recognized as a zenith… Read more
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Memoirs of a Victorian Gentleman; William Makepeace Thackeray

by Forster, Margaret (Illustrations by William Makepeace Thackeray.)

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New York: William Morrow and Company 1979. (Hardcover) 391pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. "William Makepeace Thackeray was once so disgusted by an unduly fulsome biography he was reading that he threw away the volume and said to his daughters, 'Let… Read more
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Don Quixote

by Cervantes, Miguel de

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9780060188702
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New York: Ecco [0-06-018870-7] 2003. (Hardcover) 940pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Notes. The spine lightly bumped at top and bottom. "Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece. Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote… Read more
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Robinson Crusoe

by Defoe, Daniel (Illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.)

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9780684179469
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons [0-684-17946-6] 1983. (Hardcover) 368pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers, color frontispiece and color illustrations. "Daniel Defoe's classic adventure tale of shipwreck and survival has enthralled generations of readers. For many of them the story is brought to satisfying completion by N. C. Wyeth's… Read more
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Autobiographical Writings

by Hesse, Hermann (Edited with introduction by Theodore Ziolkowski.)

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9780374107338
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux [0-374-10733-5] 1972, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 291pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket price-clipped and a previous owner's name inside. Edited with introduction by Theodore Ziolkowski. Translated by Denver Lindley. (Fiction, Autobiography, Writers).
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The Arabian Nights; Their Best-Known Tales

by Wiggin, Kate Douglas (editor) (Edited by Nora A. Smith; Illustrations by Maxfield Parrish.)

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9780684195896
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons [0-684-19589-5] 1993. (Small 4to) 344pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Color illustrations. "For more than five hundred years the Arabian classic Tales of a Thousand and One Nights has fascinated readers all over the world. Early… Read more
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Crime and Punishment

by Dostoevsky, Fyodor (Also known as )

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9781631490330
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New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation 978-1-63149-033-0 [978-1-63149-033-0] 2018, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 604pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. The spine is lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom. "Published to great acclaim and fierce controversy in 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment has left an indelible mark on global literature and our… Read more
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The Story of Roland

by Baldwin, James (Illustrations by Peter Hurd.)

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9780684207315
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons [0-684-20731-1] 1965. (Small 4to) 343pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Top edge stained yellow, color illustrated plates. The dust jacket spine is faded, has a small chip, and an old price sticker on the back panel. "Of all the knights famous in song and story perhaps… Read more
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London: Oxford University Press 1965. (Hardcover) 317pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt and red title to the spine. Bibliography, chronology, notes. The dust jacket is faded, edgeworn and lightly wrinkled, a tape stain on the half-title page, and there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper and… Read more
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Caleb Williams (Series: Oxford English Novels.)

by Godwin, William (Edited with introduction by David McCracken.)

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9780192553317
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London: Oxford University Press [0-19-255331-3] 1970. (Hardcover) 351pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt and orange title to the spine. Bibliography, chronology, appendices, notes. The dust jacket is price-clipped and the spine of the dust jacket is lightly sunned. "In the prime of his creative life William Godwin… Read more
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (Series: Oxford English Novels.)

by Smollet, Tobias (Edited with introduction by Lewis M. Knapp.)

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London: Oxford University Press 1966. (Hardcover) 375pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Red cloth with brown and gilt title to the spine. Map, bibliography, chronology, notes. The covers are lightly worn at the corners and spine. "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker is Smollett's final and best novel, long distinguished as being among the… Read more
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London: Jonathan Cape 1957, later edition. (Hardcover set) multiple. Very good in very good dust jacket. Seven volumes in pale green-gray cloth. The dust jackets are edgeworn, rubbed and price-clipped and there is a previous owner's book plate and pencil notation on the front endpapers. "Many of us can remember the revelation of poetical power… Read more
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London: Oxford University Press 1969. (Hardcover) 436pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt and navy title to the spine. Frontispiece, bibliography, chronology, notes. The corners are lightly bumped, a price sticker on the front flap of the dust jacket and minor, light, notation throughout the text. "The… Read more
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image of Roxana; The Fortunate Mistress; Or, A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim in Germany, Being the Person Known by the Name of the Lady Roxana in the Time of Charles II (Series: Oxford English Novels.)

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London: Oxford University Press 1964. (Hardcover) 333pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt and red lettering to the spine. Bibliography, chronology, notes. The dust jacket is faded along the spine, there is a small chip to the top of the front panel, and there is a 1964 postage… Read more
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