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The Shorter Devil's Dictionary

by Bierce, Ambrose

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New in New dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
Published
1998
Binding
Hardcover
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Belfast: Appletree Press. New in New dust jacket. 1998. First Printing. Hardcover. A hilarious selection from the celebrated Devil's Dictionary, the comic masterpiece in which Ambrose Bierce unveils the true meaning of many everyday words. Entries are not simply listed like a traditional dictionary; they are flung upon the page indiscriminately with different fonts, different sizes,… Read more
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The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

by Malory, Sir Thomas; Pollard, Alfred W. (Abridged by)

Condition
Used - Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Published
1977
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0517231360
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New York, NY: Weathervane Books. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. This version, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, is abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur, by Alfred W. Pollard. It includes 16 full-color plates and 16 black and white illustrations. The characters are familiar: Lancelot and Guinevere, and Tristan and Isolde, for this is the definitive account… Read more
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The Little Book of Great Lines from Shakespeare

by Somogyi, Nick De (edited by)

Condition
As New in As New dust jacket
Published
1998
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0752526898
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Clifton, Bristol: Siena. As New in As New dust jacket. 1998. Hardcover. This wonderful little book (5 3/4" x 4 1/2" wide) contains a special collection of William Shakespeare's famous lines about Drama and Writing, Love and Marriage, Time and the Seasons, and Farewells. Includes short passages and identifies the work from which they come. Read this… Read more
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Rolling Stones

by Henry, O.

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Published
1920
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Doubleday Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1920. Hardcover. This is the twefth and final volume of O. Henry's work. It gets its title from an early newspaper venture of which he was the head and front. Included are 36 short stories, including The Dream, Helping the Other Fellow, A Fog in… Read more
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Bhagavadgita

by Arnold, Sir Edwin

Condition
Used - Fine with no dust jacket
Published
1993
Binding
Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0486277828
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Mineola, Ny, U. S. A.: Dover Publications. Fine with no dust jacket. 1993. Trade Paperback. An unabridged edition of Bhagavadgita. Translated, the title means 'The Lord's Song'. This is a sacred scripture revered by millions all over the world. It contains priceless teachings which have stood the test of time. A new Note and footnotes have been… Read more
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The Gilded Age (Two Volumes)

by Mark Twain; Warner, Charles

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Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
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Harper & Brothers Publishers. Near Fine with no dust jacket. Hardcover. Copyright ,1901, Author's National Edition. Two vols. , X and XI. Dark red binding, slight bends at spines and corners. On inside cover prior owners name is written. There is a slight water stain seen if you turn the book the right way, with a light… Read more
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Kidnapped

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

Condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1935
Binding
Hardcover
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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Numerous illustrations, and words of the Scottish dialect are explained in brackets. Binding has a bend on the top of the spine that is frayed, and bent in and chipped at the bottom spine. The bottom edges have light wear. The inside… Read more
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The Last of the Mohicans: a Narrative of 1757

by Cooper, Fenimore; Rhys, Ernest [edited by]

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Published
1930
Binding
Hardcover, Cloth
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London, England: J. M. Dent & Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1930. Hardcover, Cloth. From Everyman's Library. A narrative of the Mohicans, other Indian tribes, and the clashes among them. The binding is very nice, with very slight wear at the spine top, a vertical line about 2" on the spine near the bottom, and… Read more
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The Works of Tolstoi

by Tolstoi, Leo

Condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1928
Binding
Hardcover
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Roslyn, NY: Blacks Readers Service Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. The red cloth cover appears to have had defective cloth, the color is not even all over the book. This volume includes tales, about the length of short short stories, and the novels The Kreutzer Sonata, the Cossacks, and Anna Karenina.… Read more
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Jane Eyre

by Bronte, Charlotte

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Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
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Hardcover, Cloth
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New York: Nelson Doubleday Inc.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. Hardcover, Cloth. Young Jane Eyre as an orphan was sent to live with her uncle, who died shortly after her arrival. Her step-aunt despised her, sending her to Lowood School so that she could become a governess. She was popular at the school despite poor conditions.… Read more
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Scenes from Country Life: Volume VI

by Balzac, Honore De

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Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1904
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: The Century Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. This volume includes the short stories The Country Doctor, The Vendetta, and Colonel Chabert. Frontispiece shows a scene from The Vendetta; tissue paper is intact. The green cloth cover is lightly worn at corners and both ends of spine. The bottom rear… Read more
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