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The Fables of Aesop and Others with Designs on Wood By Thomas Bewick.

By: Aesop

Price: $66.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1903

Edition: 1903 Edition

Seller ID: 2575

Condition: Very Good


xxiv.376pgs. Very Good condition red cloth hardcover, top edge gilt, slight fading to spine and toning to title piece, slight foxing to fore-edge and text, binding sound and apparently at least partially unread, as many pages remain uncut along fore-edge (see images). Illustrated throughout with woodcuts by Thomas Bewick. This is the 1903 later edition, a facsimile of the 1818 and 1823 editions printed by E. Walker for T. Bewick & Son. Each of the 189 tales contains a headpiece and talepiece woodcut illustration by Thomas Bewick, as well as an "application", i.e. the lesson to be lear... View more info

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Little French Masterpieces Vol I, II, III, IV, VI.

By: Balzac, Flaubert,Gautier, Merimee, Maupassant

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press: 1905

Edition: 1905

Seller ID: 2563

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition aesthetically pleasing set, small red cloth hardcovers, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Top edges gilt, bindings tight. Vol. II Flaubert has rubbing to cloth of front and back covers, else minimal shelwear. Frontis portraits with protective tissues intact. Four volumes I, II, III, IV, VI. (Vol V Alphonse Daudet not present). Each volume begins with an introduction, followed by the authors' works. Balzac: The Unknown Masterpiece, Seashore Drama, An Episode Under the Terror, La Grande Breteche, The Conscript, A Passion in the Desert; Flaubert: A Simple Heart... View more info

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Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. II : Prose.

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1942

Seller ID: 497

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 483 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth boards with pink title panel on spine. Gilt lettering to spine, slightly faded. FR colophon on copyright page. Very faint water spots to cloth of top front board. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Includes Stories of American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies. #497. View more info

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The Mind of Poe and Other Studies

By: Campbell, Killis

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cambridge Massachusets, Harvard University Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2541

Condition: Good


238pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, usual ex-library markings in the usual places, former owner name on copyright page and preface, otherwise clean throughout, binding tight. Cornerstone biography and literary commentary on Edgar Allan Poe, his personal life, personality, eclectic education and background and his sometimes self-revelatory body of work. Sections: The Mind of Poe, Contemporary Opinion of Poe, The Poe-Griswold Controversy, The Backgrounds of Poe, Self-Revelation in Poe's Poems and Tales, The Origins of Poe and The Poe Canon. #2541... View more info

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Second Book of Tales.

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Charles Scribners Sons: 1908

Seller ID: 2109

Condition: Good to Very Good


12mo. 314 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and top edge gilt. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners and a pair of shallow bumps to top edge of both boards. Internally clean and unmarked. A few pages are unopened. Copyright 1896, this is a 1908 printing. The tales include 16 of which had remained unpublished in book form at the time of Mr. Field's death. An additional 8 tales were taken from "Culture's Garland". Contents: Humin Natur' on the Han'bul 'nd St. Jo., The Mother in Paradise, Mr. and Mrs. Blossom, Death and the Soldier, The 'Jinin' Farms, ... View more info

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Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.

By: Henry, Diana

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beaz: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2546

ISBN: 1845339592

Condition: Fine


192 pgs. New hardcover, Fine condition. Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Cream; From Bush and Bog: cranberries, blackberries, sloes and rose hip... View more info

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Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.

By: Henry, Diana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beaz: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2548

ISBN: 1845339592

Condition: Near Fine


192 pgs. New hardcover, Near Fine condition, shallow bump to front right corner at botto, otherwise as new.Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Crea... View more info

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Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe

By: Hoffman, Daniel.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1313

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. xvi.339 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket with price intact. Rust cloth, gilt to spine, matching rust endpapers. First Edition stated on copyright page. Jacket has a trace of edgewear consisting of slight rubbing and wear to paper edges, overall slight age-toning to paper. Book is very clean with minimal shelfwear, unmarked but for the unfortunate of four individual words neatly underlined in text. Contents: Preface. I. Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe. II.O! Nothing Earthly-The Poems, III. The Rationale of Verse-The Critical Theory, IV. Disentanglements-Tales of Ratioci... View more info

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in One Volume. Tales and Poems. Special Biographical Introduction by Hervey Allen.

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Walter J. Black Co.: 1927

Edition: Not Stated

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2566

Condition: Very Good


607pgs. Very Good red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Binding sound, contents clean and unmarked. Light rubbing to corners. A detailed biographical introduction by Hervey Allen is followed by sections of poems and tales. First publication information is given under the titles if available. Book# 2566. View more info

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Tales of Mystery & Imagination. With an Introduction By Vincent Starrett & Photogravures of the Original Aquatints By William Sharp.

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., The Heritage Press.:

Edition: Not Dated (original Copyright 1941)

Seller ID: 2581

Condition: Very Good+


366pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover, decorated boards, top edge a matching blue, very faint fading to cloth on spine. Although lacking the original protective slipcase, this copy is nearly pristine, totally clean and unmarked. Copyright permission from 1941 Heritage Club. Contains: A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Assignation, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Gold-Bug, The Oval Portrait, The Black Cat, MS. Found in a Bottle, Hop-Frog, Eleonora, William Wilson, Berenice, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, Metzengerstein, Ligeia, Shadow-A Parable, Shadow-A Fabl... View more info

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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 863

ISBN: 0684195488

Condition: Fine


8vo. 381pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, a few tiny faint wear marks at rear edge of matte jacket. Tan boards, brown cloth spine. A little green accordion travels from 1890 Sicily to New Orleans to Iowa, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, witnessing an array of tales from murder to racial predjudice among its ethnically diverse owners: Sicilians, German Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Poles, Norwegians, Irish, Basques and Franco-Canadians. ISBN 0684195488. #863. View more info

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Blood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England (The American Vampire Series)

By: Schimel, Lawrence (editor); Greenberg, Martin H. (editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Cumberland House Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1523

ISBN: 1888952504

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 224 pgs. Very Good+ condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear consisting of a small, barely discernable lightly abraded spot in the center of the front cover. Text is clean, crisp and unmaked. Anthology of tales centered around the local and historical vampire lore of New England. Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgments; New Hampshire: "Investigating Jericho" by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; Massachusetts: "The Brotherhood of Blood" by Hugh B. Cave; Connecticut: "Chastel" by Manly Wade Wellman; Maine: "The Doom of the House of Duryea" by E... View more info

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Sotheby's Art at Auction. The Art Market Review 1994-1995.

By: Sotheby's

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 426

ISBN: 1850297185

Condition: Near Fine


4to. 312 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked.. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket has a shallow crinkle at top edge. Over 390 color photographs. Begins with "Portrait of an Incorrigible Collector" by Wolf Mankowitz, illustrated by Julie Westbury. Other features include Art at Issue, Art at Auction, Literary Property, Decorative Arts, Precious Objects and Collections. Art at Large features the collection of William Randolph Hearst at San Simeon. Also featured are investigations from the world of art at large, such as the preserva... View more info