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From Kingdom to Colony

by Mary Devereux

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Published
1900
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Good
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Cambridge: Little, Brown and Company, 1900. Hardcover, GOOD copy, significant edge wear, page toning, hinge a bit loose but binding secure, former owner inscription on end paper. B/W illustrations by Henry Sandham.
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Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1979. pp.682. Hardcover. Bound in red leather with decorative gilt to boards and spine, gilt edges. silk ribbon marker, orange silk end papers. Illustrations by Edy Legrand, translation by John Ormsby, Introduction by Irwin Edman. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series, Collector's Edition. VERY GOOD copy, some shelf wear to edges, gilt edges… Read more
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The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispanhan

by James Morier

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Published
1937
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Good-
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New York: Random House, 1937, pp.403. Hardcover. Decorative boards, |B/W and color illustrations by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. GOOD- condition, age toning, scuffs, shelf wear, former owner stamp on end paper. No dust jacket.
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The Personal History of David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

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Fair
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London: Walter Scott, Ltd, No date, likely late 1890s or early 1900s. Hardcover. FAIR condition, significant wear, lose hinges. Decorative flower and gilt motifs to front board. Edges gilt. Forty B/W illustrations.
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The Decameron

by John Boccaccio

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1980. pp.536. Hardcover. Red leather binding, gilt decoration to boards and spine. Silk page-marker. Silk-lined endpapers. All edges gilt. NEAR FINE copy, no dust jacket. Translated into English, Introduction by Edward Hutton and Wood-cuts by Fritz Kredel. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Every Written series, Collector's Edition.
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The Faerie Queene Book 1 and Book 2

by Edmund Spenser

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Published
1965/1966
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Very Good
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London: Oxford University Press, 1965/1966. Book 1 and Book II. Edited by P.C.Bayley VERY GOOD copies, minor shelf wear, age toned, tidy former owner inscription inside, otherwise clean, unmarked interior. No dust jackets.
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Swann's Way

by Marcel Proust

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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New York: The Heritage Press, 1954, pp.441. Illustrated plates by Barnard Lamotte. Translation by C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Introduction by Justin O'Brien. Hardcover in cardboard slipcase. Decorative cloth boards, VERY GOOD copy, some edge wear, faded spine, age toning, clean unmarked interior. Black slipcase shows significant wear - scuffs, marks, chipped corners and edges.
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The Poems of W.B. Yeats

by W.B. Yeats

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$18.69

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. NEAR FINE 1976. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Hardcover. No DJ as issued; Full green gilt-worked leather, 4 raised bands, ribbon marker, green moire endpapes, 135 pp. Selected, edited and introduced by William York Tindall, illustrated by Robin Jacques.
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The Honorary Consul

by Graham Greene

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780370014869
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London: The Bodley Head Ltd, 1973, pp.334. Hardcover, First Edition, VERY GOOD condition, green boards with gilt lettering on spine, some aging (yellowing) to page edges, interior clean and unmarked. VERY GOOD dust jacket, not price clipped, small closed tears and creases, wrapped in protective mylar cover
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The Human Factor

by Graham Greene

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780370300436
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London: The Bodley Head Ltd. 1978, pp. 339. VERY GOOD hardcover in VERY GOOD dust jacket - not price clipped. First Edition. Minor aging to pages and dust jacket, small stain on bottom edge of text block, spine slightly cocked, otherwise clean, no interior markings.
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Short Stories

by Mark Twain

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$56.06

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Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press. NEAR FINE 1996, pp.411. Hardcover. Brown full leather titled/decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker, moire endpages, three raised spine bands. B/W illustrations by Penny Havard. Full Colour frontpiece by Chris Simon.
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The Franchise Affair

by Josephine Tey

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
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London, 2001. pp.254 The Folio Society. Hardcover with slip case. Introduction by Antonia Fraser. Ten b/w illustrations by Paul Hogarth. NEAR FINE condition. Clean, unmarked interior, straight, tight spine, blue illustrated cloth boards, cardboard slip case shows minor shelf wear.
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A Song of Sixpence

by A.J. Cronin

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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London: The Book Club, 1965. Hardcover, pp.272 VERY GOOD in a VERY GOOD dust jacket. Minor signs of aging: shelf wear, small chips and closed tears to edges of dust jacket, some foxing to end papers and dust jacket, Otherwise clean copy, text is clean/unmarked.
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A Scots Quair

by Lewis Grassic Gibbon

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
tenth impression
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London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Tenth impression, 1971. pp.496 A Scots Quair, a trilogy including Sunset Song, Cloud Howe, & Grey Granite. Hardcover VERY GOOD copy, light blue boards, minor shelf wear, tanned endpapers, tidy former owner's inscription on front endpaper, interior is otherwise unmarked, minor foxing to text block and boards. Dust jacket in VERY GOOD condition, not price-clipped,… Read more
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Pensees

by Blaise Pascal

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Published
2011
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London: The Folio Society. 2011, pp.368. Hardcover in FINE condition. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt decoration and skull illustration on front cover; gilt lettering on spine. Gold metallic endpapers. Full colour illustrations throughout. Enclosed in black cardboard slipcase in VERY CONDITION, some scuffs, bumped edges and general shelf wear shelf wear. Translated with an Introduction by A. J. Krailsheimer. Introduced… Read more
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The Iliad & The Odyssey (2 volume set)

by Homer

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Published
1978/79
Condition
Very Good+
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Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press, 1978/79 The Iliad & The Odyssey, 2 volume set, individually-bound in gilt-stamped & decorated navy blue & red leather, all page edges gilt, moire endpaper & satin ribbon bookmarks, both translated by Alexander Pope & illustrated by John Flaxman, part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series, both copies in VERY GOOD+ condition, unused… Read more
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Herodotus: The Text of Canon Rawlinson's Translation with the Notes Abridged

by A.J. Grant

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Published
1897
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Good
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London: John Murray,1897. 2 volumes. Tan cloth boards, no dust jackets. A GOOD copy; boards tanned and bumped, spines slightly cocked, some minor stains, text block is tanned and scuffed. Neat repair to inside hinges with hinge tape. Previous owner inscription on end papers of both books, otherwise unmarked. With folded map insert.
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Short Stories

by Herman Melville

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
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The Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1996. Reprint. Dark slate blue Leather Hardcover, Gilt Lettering & Gilt Designs, All Edges Gilt, Ribbon Marker, Silk End Papers, Illustrated by Penny Havard, Frontispiece by Chris Simon, 241 pp.A VERY GOOD copy, minor chipping to fore edge of gilt text block, ribbon marker is slightly soiled and frayed at end.
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The Time Machine (Broadview Literary Texts)

by H. G. Wells

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781551113050
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Broadview Press, 2001. 294pp. Paperback. Near Fine copy with minor edge wear, otherwise clean and unmarked. Edited by Nicholas Ruddick, Includes an introduction, chronology, selected bibliography, notes on text, and appendices.
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