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The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux
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The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux

by Abbé Prévost D'Exiles (PRÉVOST, Antoine François)

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New York: The Heritage Press. Good+. 1935. Hardcover. First published in 1731, this novel by The Abbé Prévost D'Exiles (Antoine François Prévost) is the story of two young French lovers: the Chevalier des Grieux, and his lady, Manon Lescaut. Des Grieux struggles to support Manon in the lavish lifestyle she craves, and they end up in New Orleans. The novel is presented in a deluxe Heritage Press edition in the Helen Waddewll translation into English. With color illustrations by Pierre Brissard and with a prefatory note by the author. Sandglass leaflet not present. --- In brown/green/yellow faux marbled boards backed in brown pigskin, gilt titling to leather spine block; maroon topstain. Volume housed in maroon paper-covered slipcase. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, slight sunning to spine, illustrations are somewhat dulled and with a little age-toning to leaves, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound copy. Structurally sound slipcase… Read more
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Rollo in Scotland and Rollo in Holland (2 Books in 1 Volume)

Rollo in Scotland and Rollo in Holland (2 Books in 1 Volume)

by ABBOTT, Jacob

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Rahway, New Jersey: The Mershon Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. Hardcover. Formerly property of a library, with pocket and other markings to so indicate. An undated volume, but likely published 1890s-1900s. With numerous b&w illustrations. In full grey cloth-covered boards with lettering and illustrations on cover and spine in green, black and pale orange. Other than the library markings, a firm, clean, unmarked copy. --- Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was a prolific writer best known for his juvenile fiction series featuring his Rollo character, of which these are two examples. ; Ex-Library; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 212, 205 pages .
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The Expansion of Europe: A Social and Political History of the Modern  World, 1415-1789 (Volumes...
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The Expansion of Europe: A Social and Political History of the Modern World, 1415-1789 (Volumes I and II bound as one)

by ABBOTT, Wilbur Cortez

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New York: Henry Holt and Company. Fair with no dust jacket. 1924. Hardcover. A 1924 reprint edition of the author's hefty, comprehensive history of the expansion by European powers into the wider world. Volumes I and II combined in this single volume. With plenty of black & white illustrations, as well as maps in b&w and in color. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with faded gilt spine titling. --- Book is in fairly rough condition, with warped boards, soiled covers, with dampstains and rippling to leaves but remains intact and fully readable.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxviii, 512, 463 pages .
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A Locomotive Engineer's Album: The Saga of Steam Engines in America, Fifth  in the Old...

A Locomotive Engineer's Album: The Saga of Steam Engines in America, Fifth in the Old Railroad Series

by ABDILL, George B.

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New York: Bonanza Books. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1960s-70s]. Hardcover. The glory days of American steam locomotives are displayed in this gallery of historic black & white photos, collected by former Southern Pacific locomotive engineer George B. Abdill. These several dozen photos portray power units, railroad people, and the sights to be seen along the trackage. This work was originally published by Superior Publishing Company of Seattle. --- In full orange cloth-covered boards with titling in black to spine. Dust jacket with engine images to front panel. --- With prior owner's signature and bookplate affixed to front free endpaper, Christmas-time sticker to verso of ffep, otherwise a clean, unmarked, tightly-bound copy. Intact jacket with slight yellowing and a streak of soiling to back panel; else bright and otherwise undamaged.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; 190 pages .
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English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

by ABRAMS, M. H. (editor)

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New York: A Galaxy Book / Oxford University Press. Good+. 1960. Softcover. A series of scholarly essays examining aspects of the romantic poetry of noted English poets. With 3 or 4 essays per poet by various authors, focusing on the work of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. --- In blue wraps with image of a castle to front cover. A prior owner has left frequent penciled notations, and with spine reading creases, otherwise a tightly-bound, sound copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; viii, 384 pages .
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The Clerkenwell Tales

The Clerkenwell Tales

by ACKROYD, Peter

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Used - Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781856197069
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1856197069
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London: Chatto & Windus. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. 1856197069 . A first printing of Peter Ackroyd's historical novel, set in London in 1399. The story takes place in the convent of Clerkenwell, whose resident Sister Clarice might be a genuine prophet. --- In full black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket features details from various medieval-era illustrations. --- A clean, tightly-bound, unmarked copy but with lightly tanned leaves and slightly rounded cover corners. Price-clipped dust jacket is birght and intact.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; viii, 213 pages .
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The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days

The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days

by ADAMS, Andy

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ISBN 13
9780803250000
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0803250002
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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good. [c.1970s]. Softcover. 0803250002 . Tales of cowboys herding cattle in the Old West are accompanied by the black & white illustrations of E. Boyd Smith. Back panel reviews describe this work as providing a realistic description of the life of the cowboy. --- In softcovers, with image of a mounted cowboy herding cattle to cover. --- A sound copy, but with reading creases to spine & prior owner's signature to first page.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (10), 387 pages .
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The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (A New York Graphic Society Book)

The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (A New York Graphic Society Book)

by ADAMS, Ansel

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780821211229
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0821211226
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Boston: Little, Brown And Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1984. Trade Paperback. 0821211226 . Sixth printing, 1984. A very high-quality paperback reprint of the great photographer's seven portfolios, first published from 1948 through 1976. With an introduction by John Szarkowski. Printed on quality gloss paper stock, with rich, deep tones to the photos themselves. With scattered writings by Adams and others. --- A clean, bright, newish copy lacking apparent damages. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 152 pages .
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Ansel Adams:  An Autobiography (A New York Graphic Society Book)

Ansel Adams: An Autobiography (A New York Graphic Society Book)

by ADAMS, Ansel; ALINDER, Mary Street

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ISBN 13
9780821215968
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0821215965
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0821215965 . Stated 4th printing, 1986. The noted photographer's memoir, written with an assist by Mary Street Alinder, is accompanied throughout with 277 of his b&w photos. In burgundy cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in silver on spine. Jacket with Jim Alinder portrait of Adams on cover. --- A clean, bright copy but with a soiled spot on back cover and another on front free endpaper. Jacket with traces of light soiling, otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xii, 400 pages .
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The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2)

The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2)

by ADAMS, Henry

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Good+ in Good dust jacket. [c.1965]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition of this autobiography by the grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams. First published privately in 1907, it became a highly-praised success upon its publication for a wider audience in 1918. With an introduction by James Truslow Adams. Indexed. In orange jacket with image of Adams on cover. --- In Toledano spine 11 / blue cloth / ML hex torchbearer device blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists titles in ML catalog, but without a total number. Likely published c.1965 (though 1946 date appears in book). ML #76.2. --- A cracked front hinge has been carefully repaired prior to this listing, with inked markings on several leaves, else a tightly-bound, sound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with quite noticeable sunning to spine, chafing to edges, otherwise intact and in removable archival… Read more
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The Collected Papers of Joseph, Baron Lister (Volume I only, of two)
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The Collected Papers of Joseph, Baron Lister (Volume I only, of two)

by ADAMS Jr., Leslie B. (publisher)

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Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1979. Leather. Volume I only (of two) of this deluxe reprint edition of the collected writings of England's Joseph Lister (1827-1912). Dr. Lister, a surgeon, became convinced that sterilization techniques used during surgeries could reduce deadly infections, which proved to be accurate. With illustrations in color and black & white, and an unattributed introduction. Includes facsimile of the original 1909 Oxford University Press issuance of this work. Number 7633 of an apparently limited edition. --- In full grey bonded leather with four raised spine bands. All edges gilt. With gilt-stamped cover and spine titling and decorations; more decorations in blind to covers. Also with grey silk moire endpapers, and matching sewn-in ribbon bookmark. --- With a little scratching to textblock edge gilding, small scuffs to mid-spine area, mild bump to lower front cover corner, and strips of sunning to edges… Read more
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Logging Railroads of the West
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Logging Railroads of the West

by ADAMS, Kramer A.

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New York: Bonanza Books. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. A summary of the railroads that were built to address the needs of loggers and mills in the Western U.S. With dozens of black & white photos depicting logging operations, locomotives, and several impressive but rather dodgy-looking trestles. Includes listing of logging railroads by state at rear of volume; indexed. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with spine titling in dark brown. Jacket with blue monochrome image of train pulling logs. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and tightly bound but with slight soiling to cloth. Jacket with rubbing, light chipping to edges and a little fading but remaining intact.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 144, (16) pages .
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The Works of Joseph Addison. Complete in Three Volumes. (VOLUME III ONLY)

The Works of Joseph Addison. Complete in Three Volumes. (VOLUME III ONLY)

by ADDISON, Joseph

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New York: Harper & Brothers. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1845. Hardcover. A handsome, leatherbound collection of writings by Joseph Addison (1672-1719) who was co-founder of the English daily publication, 'The Spectator'. Volume 3 only of the three-volume set. In this work, the author offers his thoughts on a wide variety of subjects, from Italy to medals. --- In full leather covers w/titling on black spine blocks. With striking marbled endpages and textblock fore-edge. --- With whitish dried glue on front cover, some rubbing and tears to covers; marbling on textblock edges has faded; interior of volume with foxing but otherwise bright and firm. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 535 pages .
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The Spectator (Volume 1 only, of 4) (Everyman's Library, #164)

The Spectator (Volume 1 only, of 4) (Everyman's Library, #164)

by ADDISON, Joseph; STEELE, Richard et al.

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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1945. Hardcover. A 1945 revision of the 1906 issuance. Volume 1 only (of 4) of essays, some quite risqué, taken from the English daily literary journal in the years 1711-1715. Though several authors contributed, the majority of these writings were by Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele. Includes a preface by G. Gregory Smith. Entry 164 in Everyman's Library Essays and Belles-Lettres series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full orange cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed 'shell' to cover and brown topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A sound, tightly-bound copy, but with previous owner's signature to front free endpaper and sunned spine.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; viii, 566 pages .
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Purple Hibiscus : A Novel

Purple Hibiscus : A Novel

by ADICHIE, Chimamanda Ngozi

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ISBN 13
9781400076949
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New York: Anchor Books. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2004. Trade Paper. 1400076943 . Author's acclaimed novel in a nice copy. With prev. owner's inked name on first page & a small back cover crease; otherwise a bright, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages .
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Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

by Administration, U.S. National Archives and Records

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National Ocean Service. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1989. Stapled wraps. 2nd Edition, May 1989. In nice shape, clean and unmarked. Intended for use as an aid in the reading of NOAA aeronautical charts.; 11 in. wide x 8-1/2 in. tall; 108 pages .
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The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding  style 1)

The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

by AESCHYLUS; BLACKIE, John Stuart (translator)

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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. [c.1906-27]. Hardcover. An Everyman's Library reprint edition with the lyrical dramas of the ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus (525/524 BC – c.456 BC). Includes his "Agamemnon", "Choephorae, or The Libation Bearers", "The Eumenides", "Prometheus Bound", "The Suppliants", "Seven Against Thebes" and "The Persians". Each with introductory remarks and notes. Translated from the Greek by John Stuart Blackie. Edited by Ernest Rhys, who supplies a preface, an essay on the genius and character of the Greek tragedy, and biography of Aeschylus. An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full pale green cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front covers, brown… Read more
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Plays of the Greek Dramatists
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Plays of the Greek Dramatists

by AESCHYLUS, SOPHOCLES, EURIPIDES and ARISTOPHANES

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Chicago: Puritan Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket. [c.1940s-50s]. Hardcover. A representative selection from plays by four of the more noted Greek dramatists in an edition possibly produced for a book club. Includes an introduction by Arthur Ziegler. --- In very dark blue cloth-covered boards mostly missing gilt spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A Good only copy, with soiling to cloth and nearly complete loss of spine titling. Interior remains tightly-bound and quite bright, though a few leaves with creases.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 360 pages .
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Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)

Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)

by AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors)

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New York: The Modern Library. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1956]. Hardcover. A selection of seven notable plays from ancient Greece. Includes Agamemnon and Prometheus bound by Aeschylus; Oedipus the King and Antigone by Sophocles; Medea and Alcestis by Euripides and The Frogs by Aristophanes. Edited, with introductions and notes by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 377 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1956 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #158.2. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and unmarked. Bright jacket with light chips to spine ends, a little rubbing, otherwise nice and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxv, 446 pages .
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A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family

by Agee, James

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Book Club Edition
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New York, NY: Mcdowell, Obolensky. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1957. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Nice copy of classic novel; 60th anniversary facsimile issued by B-O-M-C; includes laid-in flyer. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Discoloration of lower front cover, dust jacket, and 1st page or two. 2-2.5" tears on rear of DJ repaired with tape, a few chips, and in removable mylar protector. DJ bright blue colors, as originally published. Otherwise, book is clean and bright, printing on blue cloth boards and spine clear and colors good. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .
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