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cover of The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

by Wiggin, Kate Douglas (Translator and Editor); Smith, Nora A. (Editor)

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Published
1996
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As New
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New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1996. This oversized paperback edition, with wraps that include front and rare panels with flaps, is in fine As New, unread condition. With the exception of a modern Introduction by Mark Helprin, the book is a facsimile of the original 1909 hardcover and features the Kate Douglas Wiggin text as well as the 12… Read more
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cover of Life Times: Stories, 1952-2007

Life Times: Stories, 1952-2007

by Gordimer, Nadine

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Published
2010
Condition
Brand New
Edition
Stated First American Edition
ISBN
9780374270537
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$14.99

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. South African author Nadine Gordimer is a Nobel Prize winner in Literature. In this collection of short stories from between 1972 and 2007, one can witness the razor-sharp insight and nuanced subtlety of a master at work. The book includes two never-before published stories in addition to 36 other stories. The book is… Read more
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cover of The Heiké Story

The Heiké Story

by Yoshikawa, Eiji

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Published
1956
Condition
Fine
Edition
Stated First Edition
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$101.99

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. This Stated First Edition (and, unless it's stated, it's not) is in Fine condition, with a Very Good+ price-unclipped dust jacket. I've placed the dust jacket into an archival Brodart protective sleeve. The story deals with a 12th century Japanese hero, Kiyomori, who rises from poverty and obscurity to become the Emperor's Chief… Read more
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cover of Marcus Aurelius and His Times: The Transition from Paganism to Christianity

Marcus Aurelius and His Times: The Transition from Paganism to Christianity

by Aurelius, Marcus; Lucian; Martyr, Justin; Pater, Walter

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Published
1945
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As New
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$34.99

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Roslyn, New York: Walter J. Black, 1945. This is one of a number of Walter J. Black titles that came into my possession recently. Despite the 1945 copyright date, the book was published during the 1950s for the Walter J. Black Classics Club. What's remarkable is the New condition, as if the book had been published yesterday and not over… Read more
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cover of Selected Lives and Essays

Selected Lives and Essays

by Plutarch

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Published
1951
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As New
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Roslyn, New York: Walter J. Black, 1951. This is one of a number of Walter J. Black titles that came into my possession recently. Despite the 1951 copyright date, the book was published later during the 1950s for the Walter J. Black Classics Club. What's remarkable is the New condition, as if the book had been published yesterday and not… Read more
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cover of The Odyssey

The Odyssey

by Homer; Butler, Samuel (translator)

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Published
1944
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As New
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Roslyn, New York: Walter J. Black, 1944. This is one of a number of Walter J. Black titles that came into my possession recently. Despite the 1944 copyright date, the book was published later during the 1950s for the Walter J. Black Classics Club. What's remarkable is the New condition, as if the book had been published yesterday and not… Read more
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cover of The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio: Ten Days' Entertainment

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio: Ten Days' Entertainment

by Boccacci, Giovanni (Il Boccaccio)

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Very Good
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London: Privately Printed This privately printed London edition has no date but is most likely from the turn of the 20th Century. The book is complete and unexpurgated in one volume. This story, set during the Middle Ages, deals with a group of aristocrats who attempt to escape the plague ravaging their country. On a secluded estate, they tell 100… Read more
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cover of The Golden Treasury of the History, Topgraphy, Literature, Science, Art, and Religion of the Various Countries of the Globe, with Biographies of Their Illustrious People

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Although no publisher or date of publication is listed, this mammoth book was probably published between 1887 and 1890. Other copies I've been able to locate are of English origin, and this one is probably as well. It was sold only by subscription. The hundreds of Victorian illustrations of historic interest and portraits make this volume a fascinating collectible. The… Read more
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cover of Suspense A Napoleonic Novel

Suspense A Napoleonic Novel

by Conrad, Joseph

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$249.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1925. This First American Trade Edition, which preceded the English edition by one day, was published posthumously and was Conrad's last fictional work. Though incomplete at the time of the author's death, it is nonetheless is satisfying in its own right and shows the author at the height of his powers.. … Read more
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cover of The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

by Morier, James

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1937
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$124.99

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New York: Random House, 1937. First published in 1824 and subsequently compared to Burton's Arabian Nights, this classic is reprinted in a new edition with exquisite color illustrations, as well as line drawings, by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, who traveled throughout Persia (modern day Iran) to retrace the journeys of Hajji himself. The book includes a Foreword by Christopher Morley.… Read more
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cover of A Patchwork Planet

A Patchwork Planet

by Tyler, Anne

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1998
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375402562
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. This Stated First Trade Edition (and unless it's stated it's not) is in New, unread condition, with a New, unclipped dust jacket. I've placed the dust jacket into an archival Brodart protective sleeve. There are NO remainder marks. The book is a fine collectible for Anne Tyler admirers. The novel concerns a lovable loser… Read more
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cover of Buffalo Girls

Buffalo Girls

by McMurtry, Larry

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671685188
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. This First Edition, with a "number line" ending in a "1" to indicate First Printing, is in New, unread condition, with a New, unclipped dust jacket. (Click on photo.) I've placed the dust jacket into a Brodart protective sleeve. McMurtry concentrates on the distaff side of the Old West through his tale of Calamity… Read more
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cover of Anthology of Holocaust Literature

Anthology of Holocaust Literature

by Glatstein, Jacob; Knox, Israel; Margoshes, Samuel (Editors)

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$49.99

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Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1969. This Stated First Edition (and unless it's stated, it's not) is in Fine condition with a close to Fine, unclipped dust jacket. As described on the front dust jacket: "An all-encompasing collection of pieces, may of them never before published in English, by people who were themselves victims and witnesses of the… Read more
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cover of The Scott, Foresman Anthology of Children's Literature

The Scott, Foresman Anthology of Children's Literature

by Sutherland, Zena; Livingston, Myra Cohn

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780673155276
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$49.99

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Glenview, Illinois: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1983. This amazing collection of hundreds of children's stories and poems is in Fine, unread condition, and a First Printing from 1983, with a required "number line" starting with a "1" to indicate printing and ending in an "83" to indicate year. The book is bound in illustrated white covers. (Click on… Read more
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cover of Great Stories of the Sea And Ships

Great Stories of the Sea And Ships

by Wyeth, N.C. (Editor)

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1992
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780883657072
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New York: Galahad Books, 1992. This is a Stated First Galahad Books edition of a work that was formerly published in 1940 by David McKay and Co. The book is filled with both fictional stories and true chronicles of actual sea adventures by some of history's most famous voyagers and authors. Some of the authors include Hans Christian Andersen, Christopher… Read more
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cover of Mimekor Yisrael: Selected Classical Jewish Folktales

Mimekor Yisrael: Selected Classical Jewish Folktales

by bin Gorion, Emanuel, Editor

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780253311566
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$19.49

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990. This handsome, second printing thus from 1990 is in Fine, unread condition. The stories, originally collected by Micha Joseph bin Gorion and edited by Emanuel bin Gorion filled three volumes in earlier Hebrew editions. This English translation and abrdigement contains 113 of the original tales selected by Dan Ben-Amos. The book is bound in… Read more
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cover of The Poisoned Stream

The Poisoned Stream

by Habe, Hans

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$17.99

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1969. This Stated First Edition (and if it's not stated, it isn't) novel by Hans Habe is in Fine condition with a Fine, price-clipped dust jacket, which I've placed into a Brodart protective sleeve. (Click on photo.) In this Rashoman-like work, eight people tell their story of the murder of a Rome call-girl. The… Read more
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cover of The Last Song of Manuel Sendero

The Last Song of Manuel Sendero

by Dorfman, Ariel

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670802142
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$9.99

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New York: Viking, 1987. This First American Edition is in Fine condition with a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket. (Click on photo.) The book has a remainder mark on the bottom edge. The book is translated from the original Spanish by George R. Shivers, with input from the author. According to Salman Rushdie, Ariel Dorfman is "one of the… Read more
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cover of The Chief European Dramatists: Twenty-One Plays from the Drama of Greece, Rome, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, and Norway from 500 B.C. To 1879 A.D.

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Houghton Mifflin, 1916. This thoughtfully conceived collection is a First Printing, with only a 1916 copyright date and no further printing history. (Later printings and editions are stated as such.) The book is in close to Fine condition (click on photo). It includes 21 plays from the greatest drama and comedy of Greece, Rome, Spain, France, Italy,… Read more
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cover of The Household Book of Poetry, Ninth Edition

The Household Book of Poetry, Ninth Edition

by Dana, Charles A., Editor

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Grimalkin Books
Published
1864
Condition
Good +
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$19.89

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1864. The vast collection of poetry, from classical times up to 1857, when the book was first published, is in Good + condition. It comes from a private college library and library markings are on the rear endpaper, with a tucked-in library card having only one date, January, 1935. The book is… Read more
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