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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 1990. 82 pp. "The face of total horror - is in the mirror." Softcover has a wee bit of edgewear, faint creasing from holding, no major creases or tears. No former owner's name. Text is very clean, tight, unmarked. Gently read. A great, complete and unabridged copy of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic work.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 7 x 4 1/4.


Gulliver's Travels
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Gulliver's Travels

By Jonathan Swift

Philadelphia and N.Y.: Porter and Coates Hard Cover. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. 484 pp. A lovely edition of this grand old classic containing a preface by W.C. Taylor of Trinity College, Dublin; a biography of Jonathan Swift (63 pages in length); Publis her to the Reader; and a Letter from Captain Fulliver to his Cousin Sympson. Book also contains the complete story of Gulliver's Travels: Voyage to Lilliput; A voyage to Brogaingnag; A voyage to Laput a; A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms. A nice illustration of a man surrounded by spiders and spider webs, frontpiece. Binding of book is gorgeous: deeply embossed, black and brick red floral m otif front and spine. Spine also has superb gold gilt embossed band with black lettering. Front of cover states: Alta edition. Min wear to bottom edges. Very clean, bright. Endpapers are dk gray, an e rasure of 2 numbers otherwise pristine. Page following loose endpaper is inscription of former owner and date, Sept 28, 2885. Entire book is tight and exceptionally clean. Light browning of pages, no foxing. A beautiful copy of this wonderful old edition. Overall cond: v. good.. Hard Cover. Good.



By Mary Shelley, Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker

N.Y.: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc Soft Cover. Stated First Edition. 11 x 8 1/2. ISBN:0-517-51697-7. 150 pp. Mr. Parker has illustrated this edition of Mary Shelley's classic story of a monster who seeks revenge on his creator and the human race. Extraordinary watercolour paintings in b/w and colour illustrate the feelings of horror, repulsion and resolution. Our copy has very little wear to the softcover. No former owner's name. T ext is clean, secure and unmarked. Overall cond: v. good ++..


Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Bristol: Parragon, 1995. First Classics Series. Beautifully illustrated by Helen Cockburn. Each page has text and illustration framed by margin decoration. A lovely little book, retold by Stephanie Laslett. In excellent condition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Helen Cockburn. 7 1/4 X 6.


Vom Winde Verweht
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Vom Winde Verweht

By Margaret Mitchell

Hamburg: Classen Verlag, 1937 HC and DJ. 9 x 6. 916 pp. In German. Cover illustration by G. Gossmann. DJ has some edgewear and tiny tears to top and tiny chips to corners but looks very nice in a new mylar cover. Lovely warm beige cloth on boards cover has min corner bumps, gold gilt mansion on cover. Nice and clean. Front free endpaper has been removed. Text is clean and tight. Overall con d: good..