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The Secret Life of Puppets

By Nelson, Victoria

Harvard University Press. Very Good. 2001. Trade Paperback. 0674012445 . Large paperback, Winner of the 10th Annual Aldo and Jeanne Seaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies, two minor flaws: the glossy black cover shows moderate surface-rubbing and the fore-edge is curled upwards a bit, the binding is tight and clean and the contents are fine .

$17.00

Bulfinch's Mythology:  The Age of Fable, the Age of Chivalry, & the  Legends of Charlemagne
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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable, the Age of Chivalry, & the Legends of Charlemagne

By Bulfinch, Thomas

New York: Barnes & Noble. Fine. 2013. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. 1435129024 . Black leather binding with bright gold titles and decoration, two raised spine-bands, all edges gilt, gold ribbon bookmark, full page color illustrations and other illustrations throughout, excellent condition, a few small areas of rubbing to the edge-gilt is the only remarkable flaw to this nice gift copy ; 669 pages .

$19.00

Last Diaries

By Tolstoy, Leo

G. P. Putnam's Sons / Capricorn Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1960. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, edited with an introduction by Leon Stilman, "These diaries, written in an attempt at secrecy, reveal his state, detail laid on detail, with a precision and clarity that only the greatest novelist of his time could achieve," the gray cloth binding with black spine-title is clean and tight with no remarkable flaws, the pages are moderately tanned, the jacket has surface and edge-wear and is tanned on the spine, the original price (2.50) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

$84.00

The Magic Skin and the Quest of the Absolute and Other Stories: Edition Deluxe

By Balzac, Honore De

Boston & New York: The C. T. Brainard Publishing Co.. Very Good. 1901. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, brown cloth with the original spine title label on the spine, this is a volume from a set of the author's works, this set was issued in a limited edition of 1000 copies of which this is number 315, top edge is gilt, attractive title page with red and green decoration, four illustrations, including a frontis with the original tissue guard, contains two novels and short stories, a couple of minor flaws to this clean, nice-looking copy: the spine label is tanned, a tiny amount of edge-wear to the spine-ends and corners .

$23.00

Cousin Betty; Cousin Pons: Edition Deluxe

By Balzac, Honore De

Boston & New York: The C. T. Brainard Publishing Co.. Very Good. 1901. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, brown cloth with the original paper title label on spine, this is a volume from a set of the author's work, this set was limited to 1000 copies, this copy in not numbered, contains two novels, 445 and 315 pages, top edge is gilt, an attractive title page with red and green illustration and four additional illustrations, one of which is a frontis with the original tissue guard, a couple of minor flaws to this clean, nice-looking copy, the spine label is tanned, mild edge-wear at the spine-ends and corners .

$23.00

The Moral Life:  An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature
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The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature

By Pojman, Louis P. & Lewis Vaughn

Oxford University Press. Near Fine. 2014. 5th Edition. Trade Paperback. 0199950857 . Large paperback, excellent condition save for some mild rubbing to the glossy surface of the cover, 932 pages, "Combines classic and contemporary philosophical readings with vibrant literary selections to deepen students' understanding of moral concepts and issues" .

$22.00

Short Stories (In Sunshine and Shadow)
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Short Stories (In Sunshine and Shadow)

By Poe, Edgar Allan & Mabel Dodge Holmes (editor)

River Forest, Illinois: Laidlaw Brothers. Very Good. 1958. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, a rather scarce school edition, brown cloth with off-white title on front cover and spine, 247 pages, with illustrations, including a frontis portrait of the author and an end-paper map, "Classics for Enjoyment" printed above the title on title page, contains thirteen stories, a short biography of Poe, and a "Thoughts and Queries" section, book is clean and attractive with a few minor flaws: mild rubbing to the corners of the cloth, a school library stamp on the inside of the front cover, and a section of the margin of page 119 was apparently burnt off, this has not affected any of the text .

$34.00

Voltaire's Notebooks: Volumes I & II

By Voltaire and Theodore Besterman (editor)

Les Delices, Geneve: Institut et Musee Voltaire. Very Good. 1952. Hardcovers. 2-volume set, hardcovers, no dustjackets, French and English text, includes frontis examples from the notebooks, index in volume 2, the cloth spines are tanned as are the outer page-edges, the bindings are tight and the contents are fine .

$99.00

Virginia Woolf

By Holtby, Winifred

England: Wishart & Co.. Very Good. 1932. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, 203 pages, features a nice frontis photo of a thoughtful Woolf seated at a table, moderate tanning to the cloth spine and edges is the only remarkable flaw to this clean, presentable copy .

$37.00

The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with an Essay on His Poetry by Andrew Lang:  Empyreal Edition
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The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with an Essay on His Poetry by Andrew Lang: Empyreal Edition

By Poe, Edgar Allan

New York: White and Allen. Good. 9999. Hardcover. Hardcover, 6.75 inches by 4 inches, top edge gilt, floral-decorated end-papers no dustjacket, no publishing date but 1880s suspected, 172 pages, this scarce edition has some wear to the edges of the cover, the front hinge has been repaired with professional binding adhesive, and the preliminary pages have moderate foxing .

$39.00

Collected Works: Stories and Poems
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Collected Works: Stories and Poems

By Poe, Edgar Allan

San Diego: Canterbury Classics. Fine. 2011. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. 1607103141 . Illustrated full-leather binding with four raised spine-bands, all edges gilt, ribbon bookmark, spider-web illustrated end-papers, first printing of this edition as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, this is an AS NEW copy, very suitable for gift-giving ; 724 pages .

$30.00

Poems, Plays and Essays with a Critical Dissertation on His Poetry by John Aiken and an Introductory Essay by Henry T. Tuckerman

By Goldsmith, Oliver

New York: R. Worthington. Very Good. 1884. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, beautiul Victorian-style binding with ornate decorations on front cover and spine, all edges gilt, decorative end-papers, and a frontis illustration with the original protective tissue-guard, 530 pages, cover has a few small rubbed areas but no major flaws to this clean, attractive copy .

$26.00

Aucassin & Nicolete

By Lang, Andrew (Done Into English by)

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher. Fine. 1922. Flexible vellum binding, printed on Van Gelder paper, housed in the original slipcase, this ninth edition is limited to 925 copies, title page printed in red and black, frontis illustration with the protective tissue-guard, a direct reprint of a scarce edition published in 1887, book is in excellent condition and has no remarable flaws, the slipcase is in "Good" condition with some edge-wear and tanning on the spine, a small bookseller label from Brentano's is present .

$35.00

Woman and Nation in Irish Literature and Society, 1880–1935
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Woman and Nation in Irish Literature and Society, 1880–1935

By Innes, C. L.

The University of Georgia Press. Very Good+. 1993. 1st Paperback Edition. Trade Paperback. 0820315982 . Large paperback, rubbing to the glossy surface of the cover is the only remarkable flaw, first paperback printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, "..examines the complex interplay of gender and nationality in the cultural conceptions of Irishness and Irish identity," includes a Selected Bibliography; 208 pages .

$22.00

The Island: A Journey to Sakhalin

By Chekhov, Anton

New York: Washington Square Press, Inc.. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, "Chekhov's only full-length work of nonfiction, presented for the first time in an English translation. Translated by Luba and Michael Terpak, Introduction by Robert Payne." Book is in excellent condition, the red cloth binding is clean and tight and the contents are fine, a short remainder mark on the bottom edge is the only remarkable flaw, the jacket has two minor flaws only: moderate tanning along the folds and mild edge-wear at top of spine, the original price (6.95) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

$58.00

The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition

By Lewis, C. S.

Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, an "outstanding contribution to medieval studies," book has a small amount of mottling near the top of the spine and two stamps stating "Draft" on the first blank end-paper and title page, the binding is tight and square and the contents are fine, the jacket is price-clipped but the original UK/US price label is present, the spine is slightly tanned and a couple of tiny edge-tears are present, the jacket remains clean and attractive and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

$26.00

Tales

By Poe, Edgar Allan

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good. 9999. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, this attractive "Universal Library" edition features a black cloth cover with green and bright silver decoration, green decorative title page, and contains 46 stories, a few minor flaws are present: a tiny area of wear at the top edge of the back cover, a small, faint blemish on the front cover, and the green end-papers are slightly edge-tanned .

$30.00

William Faulkner:  Toward Yoknapatawpha and Beyond
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William Faulkner: Toward Yoknapatawpha and Beyond

By Brooks, Cleanth

Yale University Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0300022042 . Hardcover with dustjacket, inscribed and signed by the author: "For William Simpson - Cleanth Brooks." Both the book and jacket are in excellent condition with only one remarkable flaw: the spine of the jacket is evenly sunned to a lighter shade, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "Faulkner's five non-Yoknapatawpha novels...together with his poetry and his early miscellaneous prose are the chief concerns of this new critical work..." ; ; 445 pages; Signed by Author .

$125.00

Moorish Literature / Malayan Literature

By Hawthorne, Julian and Clarence Cook (editors)

New York: The Colonial Press. Very Good-. 1901. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, two volumes in one, Moorish Literature Comprising Romantic Ballads, Tales of the Berbers, Stories of the Kabylie, Folk-Lore and National Traditions and Malayan Literature Comprising Romantic Tales, Epic Poetry and Royal Chronicles, this is the Rawlinson Edition, limited to one thousand sets of which this is Number 218, features a nice frontis illustration to each volume, mild tanning to the cloth spine, this copy remains unread as evidenced by the unopened pages throughout .

$14.00

Lion in the Garden: Interviews with William Faulkner 1926-1962

By Meriwether, James B. and Michael Millgate (editors) & William Faulkner

New York: Random House. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1968. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, this clean, attractive copy has a few minor flaws only: the former owner's blind name-stamp along with a small area of tanning on the blank front end-paper, the jacket has a tiny bit of rubbing at the corners and the spine-lettering is very slightly faded, the original price (6.95) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, the overall appearance of this copy is excellent .

$39.00

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