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The Vicar of Wakefield

by Oliver Goldsmith

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CraigsClassics
Published
1841
Condition
Very Good
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$85.00

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Beautifully illustrated, antique copy of "THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD" by Oliver Goldsmith. 1841; Willoughby & Co.; London. Three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards and 5 raised bands with gilt decorations on the spine. The book features 200 engravings by George Dorrington. Also included is a Memoir of Goldsmith by G. Moir Bussey. Condition: Worn cover corners. Tight binding with no loose pages.… Read more
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$85.00
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Punch, Brothers, Punch! and Other Sketches

by Mark Twain

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CraigsClassics
Published
1878
Condition
Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$175.00

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This is a collection of short stories, "Punch, Brothers, Punch!" and Other Sketches by MARK TWAIN. 1878 1st edition, 2nd state; Slote, Woodman & Co.; New York. With vignettes at the beginning and end of each story. There are 9 short stories in all. The book is smaller in size - it measures 6" tall x 4 1/2" wide. With… Read more
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$175.00
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The Last of the Mohicans

by James Fenimore Cooper

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CraigsClassics
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good+
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$36.00

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"The Last of the Mohicans" - A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper. 1935; Charles Scribner's Sons; New York. The book features wonderful color illustrations by N.C. WYETH. Illustrated end papers in color. Condition: Clean covers; tiny, white stain line at the bottom of the spine; the gilt lettering on the spine has somewhat faded; sharp corners; small area at the… Read more
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$36.00
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Songs of Nature

by John Burroughs (edited by)

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CraigsClassics
Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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$36.00

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This is an antique poetry anthology, "SONGS OF NATURE" edited by and with an Introduction from John Burroughs. 1901; McClure Phillips & Co.; New York. Authors include Thoreau, Whitman, Tennyson, Longfellow, Thaxter, Emerson, Browning, Burns, and many more. With an Index of Authors. Many of the poems include a vignette. Gilt top page edges. The poems are grouped into the… Read more
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$36.00
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The Hanging of the Crane

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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CraigsClassics
Published
1894
Condition
Very Good-
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$30.00

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Antique copy of "The Hanging of the Crane" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1894; Houghton, Mifflin and Company; Boston and New York. With decorative end papers and illustrated plates. Condition: Light soiling to the covers; the spine is tanned; sharp corners. Tight binding with no cracks and no loose pages. Clean pages with no issues found; inscription in pen dated 1893 on front… Read more
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$30.00
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Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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CraigsClassics
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$85.00

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Nice condition vintage copy of "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson. 1939; Charles Scribner's Sons; New York. The book features 10 wonderful color illustrations by N.C. WYETH as well as a color map of Treasure Island. Condition: Clean covers; small, white stain speck at the base of the spine and at the bottom-right edge of the front board. There are a couple… Read more
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$85.00
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This is a collection of 3 issues of "Scribner's Magazine" from 1929 that contain the first printing, first appearance of "A FAREWELL TO ARMS" by Ernest Hemingway. Prior to being published in book form, the novel first appeared serially in Scribner's Magazine over 6 issues, May to October. This lot contains 3 of those issues, July to September. With cover… Read more
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$325.00
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The Life of Our Lord

by Charles Dickens

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CraigsClassics
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st
Item Price
$45.00

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Great condition copy of "The Life of Our Lord" by CHARLES DICKENS with dust jacket (the jacket is un-clipped with the original $1.75 price on the front flap). 1934 1st edition (stated); Simon and Schuster; New York. "Written For His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849 (about the time he was completing David Copperfield) ~ And Now First Published."… Read more
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$45.00
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Bracebridge Hall

by Washington Irving

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CraigsClassics
Published
1896
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Surrey Edition
Item Price
$225.00

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This is a handsome, antique 2-volume set of "BRACEBRIDGE HALL" or, The Humourists by Washington Irving in excellent condition. 1896; G.P. Putnam's Sons "Surrey Edition"; New York. Complete set in 2 volumes. Beautifully designed gilt front covers and spines with gilt top page edges. Both volumes contain 14 illustrated plates by a variety of artists, including ARTHUR RACKHAM (there are… Read more
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$225.00
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The Aesop for Children

by Aesop

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CraigsClassics
Published
1919
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
1st
Item Price
$85.00

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Beautifully illustrated antique copy of "THE AESOP FOR CHILDREN." 1919 1st edition, 1st printing (with no number code on the copyright page); Rand McNally & Co.; Chicago. The book features wonderful color illustrations on every page (except for page 11) by Milo Winter (many illustrations are full-page). Illustrated end papers. There are 146 fables in all. Over-sized - the book… Read more
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$85.00
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The Three Musketeers

by Alexandre Dumas

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CraigsClassics
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Windermere
Item Price
$26.00

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Excellent condition copy of "THE THREE MUSKETEERS" by Alexandre Dumas. Published in 1939 by Rand McNally & Company. The book features 5 color illustrations by Milo Winter. Illustrated end papers. Condition: Clean covers and spine with no stains; sharp corners; vibrant colors to the front cover illustration; bright silver lettering on the front cover and spine. Tight binding with no cracks and… Read more
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$26.00
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"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with "Through the Looking Glass" and "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll. Circa 1950's (there is no date of publication stated); Modern Library; New York. The book features illustrations by John Tenniel. With original, un-clipped dust jacket (with the original $1.25 price on the front flap). Condition: The book is in overall excellent condition both inside… Read more
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$26.00
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The History of Tom Jones

by Henry Fielding

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CraigsClassics
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$45.00

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Handsome, vintage copy of "The History of Tom Jones - A Foundling" by Henry Fielding. 1930; John Lane The Bodley Head; London. The book features 20 full-page plates by G. Spencer Pryse as well as many in-text illustrations. Illustrated end papers. Condition: Clean back cover and spine; thin, 1" stain line on the front cover below the word "Jones"; bright gilt lettering… Read more
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$45.00
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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

by Howard Pyle

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CraigsClassics
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$55.00

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Nice condition vintage copy of "The Merry Adventures of ROBIN HOOD of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire" by Howard Pyle. 1924; Charles Scribner's Sons; New York. The book is beautifully illustrated by the author (including many illustrations that are full-page). Condition: Very small, light stain to the left of the word "of" on the front cover; light soiling to the back cover; the… Read more
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$55.00
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The Vicar of Wakefield

by Oliver Goldsmith

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CraigsClassics
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st American Trade Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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Excellent condition copy of "The Vicar of Wakefield" by Oliver Goldsmith. Circa 1929 (there is no date of publication stated) - 1st U.S. trade edition; David McKay Company; Philadelphia. The book features 12 full-page color plates by ARTHUR RACKHAM as well as numerous black & white illustrations. Gilt top page edges. Illustrated end papers. Condition: The book is in excellent condition both… Read more
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$85.00
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The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne

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CraigsClassics
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$65.00

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"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne. 1937; Charles Scribner's Sons; New York. The book features 10 color plates by N.C. WYETH as well as numerous black & white vignettes. Illustrated end papers in color. Condition: Light stain over the word "Island" on the front cover; sharp corners; clean back cover and spine. Tight binding with no loose pages; crack at the front… Read more
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$65.00
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The Doors of Perception

by Aldous Huxley

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CraigsClassics
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st
Item Price
$95.00

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"The Doors of Perception by ALDOUS HUXLEY with original, un-clipped dust jacket (with the $1.50 price on the front flap). 1954 1st edition, later printing; Harper & Brothers; New York. The book chronicles Huxley's psychedelic experiences while under the influence of mescalin in May, 1953. He recalls his experiences ranging from "purely aesthetic" to "sacramental vision." "The Doors of Perception"… Read more
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$95.00
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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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CraigsClassics
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$225.00

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Handsome, antique copy of "SENSE AND SENSIBILITY" by Jane Austen. 1908; J.M. Dent & Co.; London. The book features 24 color plates by C.E. Brock. Three-quarter leather binding with gilt accents, 5 raised bands on the spine, decorative end papers, and gilt top page edges. Condition: Small, light stain at the left edge of the front cover; clean back cover and spine;… Read more
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$225.00
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Moby Dick

by Herman Melville

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CraigsClassics
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$65.00

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This is a vintage copy of "MOBY DICK" - The White Whale by Herman Melville. Published by The John C. Winston Company in 1931. The book features 8 full-page illustrated plates (3 are in color) by Anton Otto Fischer. Illustrated end papers in color. Condition: Some fading of the illustration on the front cover; bright gilt lettering on the spine; small cloth… Read more
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$65.00
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A Child's History of England

by Charles Dickens

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CraigsClassics
Published
1880's
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
New Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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Unique copy of "A Child's History of England" by CHARLES DICKENS with beautifully illustrated covers and spine. Circa 1880's (there is no date of publication stated, but the year 1886 is written on the front end paper); Estes and Lauriat; Boston. The book features 100 illustrations by numerous artists. Condition: Clean covers and spine with no stains; light wear along the edges… Read more
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$85.00