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The Satires of a Persius Flaccus, including commentary and translation
 by Conington, John and edited by H. Nettleship
Price: US $75.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
A fine brown3/4 calf binding with marbled boards, matching endpapers and marbled page edges. Raised bands, a maroon title label with gilt letters, a... Details
Robert Frost, a Collection of Critical Essays
 by Cox, Jamesm (editor)
Price: US $3.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
A fine copy with no edge wear and no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight, inside and out. With a paragraph about each of the contributors at the... Details
Khalded, a Tale of Arabia
 by Crawford, F. Marion
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
The first of her novels in the fantastic style of the Arabian Nights. Ads at the end are in $, so this is the first American edition, rather than the... Details
Khaled, a Tale of Arabia
 by Crawford, F. Marion
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
The first of Crawford's novels in the fantastic style of the Arabian Nights. Ads at the end are in $, so this is the first American edition, rather t... Details
The Gentle Reader
 by Crothers, Samuel McChord
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Essays now a Century old , on the art of reading, science, readable history, humor, witchcraft, and others. Pages x, 321. Original brown cloth with b... Details
Three Gifts, an Arab Love Story
 by de La Harpe, Monsieur
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Ltd edition number 409 of 1500, first published in Paris in 1780 borrowed by Provencal storytellers from the Arab original. Marillier's illustration... Details
Winter's Tales
 by Dinesen, Isak
Price: US $65.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
A collection of 11 short stories "of compelling beauty and enchantment" (says the dustjacket). Original aqua spine with marbled boards and gilt title... Details
A Bibliographical Checklist of the Writings of Thornton Wilder
 by Edelstein, J.M.
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with no edge wear and a gilt title on the spine. Hinges tight. Very clean inside, with no prior owner marks. Details
Beautiful Feathers
 by Ekwensi, Cyprian
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Ekwensi was an esteemed novelist in Nigeria in the heady years just after 1960 Independence. This novel reflected the times, and the exuberance of La... Details
Norman Mailer the Man and His Work
 by Fluid, Robert (editor) . contrivbutions from Diana Trilling, Norman Podhoretz and others
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Essays about Mailer from his contemporary literati. No edgewear on the cloth binding, bright title on the spine. The dustjacket has no flaws, and is... Details
The Great K. & A. Train Robbery
 by Ford, Paul Leicester
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
The only mystery by this author set in Arizona, made into a 1926 film with the star, Tom Mix, and an unidentifed minor player, John Wayne. First iss... Details
The French Lieutenant's Woman
 by Fowles, John
Price: US $50.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A splendid novel by John Fowles, ever so much more nuanced than the excellent film with Meryl Streep. In a 3/4 tan calf binding with raised bands and... Details
The Tagore Family, a Memoir
 by Furrell, James W.
Price: US $250.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
"Printed for Private Circulation" it says on the title page.' Very nice original green cloth with slight wear at the corners, and bright gilt title o... Details
Blood of Victory
 by Furst, Alan
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A superb novel by Alan Furst, the master of mystery and espionage before and during WW Two in Europe. Signed by the author on a small card that is ti... Details
Blood of Victory
 by Furst, Alan
Price: US $55.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A superb novel by Alan Furst, the master of mystery and espionage before and during WW Two in Europe. Signed by the author on the title page. A sup... Details
Kingdom of Shadows
 by Furst, Alan
Price: US $45.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
A superb novel by Alan Furst, the master of mystery and espionage before and during WW Two in Europe. Signed by the author on the half title page. A... Details
History of Chinese Literature
 by Giles, Herbert A
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Giles was professor of Chines at Univ of Cambridge, and previously Consul at Ningpo. Pages viii, 448 with index. This was the first attempt to prod... Details
The Peach Blossom Forest and Other Chinese Legends
 by Gittings, Robert and Jo Manton
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Preserving the rich enchantment of the ancient Chinese story tellers. Pages 74. Clean and tight inside and out, with no prior owner marks. Dustjac... Details
The Vicar of Wakefield
 by Goldsmith, Oliver
Price: US $225.00
Binding: 
This publisher found , in 1902, a way to economically produce color illustrations, and the splendid 20 shilling series of English county and foreign ... Details
Robert Frost, the Aim Was Song
 by Gould, Jean
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A near fine copy with a bit of wear along the top edges and no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight, inside and out. The dust jacket has a bit of... Details
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