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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray by WILDE, OSCAR

London: Ward, Lock, 1891. First English Edition; trade issue. Publisher’s vellum-backed boards; an exceptional copy; fine in ...

$100,000.00
Le Avventure di Pinocchio: Storia di un Burattino

Le Avventure di Pinocchio: Storia di un Burattino by Collodi, Carlo

Florence: Felice Paggi, 1883. Mazzanti, Enrico. Small octavo. 236pp., + iipp. of advertisements. First edition. The enduring ch...

$35,000.00
The Writings of Mark Twain, Autograph Edition (25 volumes)

The Writings of Mark Twain, Autograph Edition (25 volumes) by Twain, Mark (Samuel L. [Langhorne] Clemens)

Hartford, Conn: The American Publishing Company Complete in 25 volumes. Published from 1899 to 1907, with all but the last five...

$25,000.00
Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life, and Every-day People. In Two Volumes. Together with Sketches by Boz . . . The Second Series. Complete in One Volume

Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life, and Every-day People. In Two Volumes. Together with Sketches by Boz . . . The Second Series. Complete in One Volume by Dickens, Charles

London: John Macrone, 1837. Cruikshank, George. Three small octavo volumes. viii, 348 pp.; (iv), 342pp.; viii, 377pp., + (19)pp...

$25,000.00
THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU [WORKS] with a leaf of manuscript

THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU [WORKS] with a leaf of manuscript by THOREAU, Henry David

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906. Manuscript Edition. Hardcover. Small tape repair at the center crease of the manusc...

$23,750.00
The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. First edition. Original brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Faintest wear to two c...

$20,000.00
A SEARCH FOR A SECRET.

A SEARCH FOR A SECRET. by HENTY. G.A.:

London, Tinsley Brothers, 1867.. FIRST EDITION 1867, 3 volumes complete set in original publisher's cloth. 8vo, approximately ...

£12,500.00
Uncle Tom

Uncle Tom's Cabin by STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER

Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852. First Edition; first printing. Two volumes; publisher's cloth. Spine ends strengthened; bookplate...

$16,500.00
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE: The Life and Death of a Man of Character (Signed)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE: The Life and Death of a Man of Character (Signed) by Hardy, Thomas (SIGNED)

London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1886. First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good+. 12mo. SIGNED BY THOMAS HARDY ON THE TIT...

$12,500.00
LEAVES OF GRASS

LEAVES OF GRASS by Whitman, Walt

Brooklyn, NY: [Published for the Author by Fowler and Wells], 1856. iv,[5]-384,[1]pp. Small octavo. Original dark grayish-green...

$11,500.00
The Romances of Alexander Dumas

The Romances of Alexander Dumas by Dumas, Alexandre

Set of Alexander Dumas' romances, which includes The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, The Companions of Jehu, The Wa...

$10,000.00
MADAME BOVARY  MOEURS DE PROVINCE

MADAME BOVARY MOEURS DE PROVINCE by Flaubert, Gustave

Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1857. Two volumes. [8],[5]-232;[4],[233]-490pp. plus final blank and 36pp. publisher's catalogue d...

$9,500.00
White Jacket, or the World in a Man-Of-War, (Two Volumes in One)

White Jacket, or the World in a Man-Of-War, (Two Volumes in One) by Melville, Herman

London: Richard Bentley. Very Good-; Original blind embossed red cloth with bright gilt spine . titles, corners bumped, moderate...

$9,500.00
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER

ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE). By "Mark Twain" [pseud] by [Clemens, Samuel L.]

New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885. Large octavo. Original green pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt and black. Frontis, p...

$8,500.00
THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT. No. I [through:] No. VII

THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT. No. I [through:] No. VII by [Irving, Washington]

New York: Printed by C.S. Van Winkle, 1820. Seven parts bound in two volumes. Large octavo. 19th century calf, spines gilt extr...

$8,500.00