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The Arabian Nights Entertainments

By: N/A

Price: $8.31

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally: 1955

Seller ID: CH-01215


A Windermere Reader, school edition. Moslem stories set in Persia and India. The first page has a tear, and several other pages throughout the book have soft horizontal creases. Includes seven stories; 293 pages, no marks or other tears noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Bhagavadgita

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Mineola, Ny, U. S. A., Dover Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 001032


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 added to this most recent volume. 97 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Scenes from Country Life: Volume VI

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000432


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 board has a small nick in it. The spine has a paper title label. 407 pages; the title page has a 1" diagonal tear at the top corner, and the last two pages have 3/4" horizontal cuts from the page edge. Illustration... View more info

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The Shorter Devil's Dictionary

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Belfast, Appletree Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003392


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, and different colors with their definitions sitting neatly under them. A great gift! 73 pages with decorated endpapers. 5 1/4" x 7" tall View more info

Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Nelson Doubleday Inc.:

Seller ID: 000857


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. She becomes a governess at Mr. Rochester's home to his illegitimate child. She falls in love with Rochester, who is moody and imposing, One corner is bumped, the rest are turned up a bit. Light wear at the bottom spine. 466 pag... View more info

The Last of the Mohicans: a Narrative of 1757

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

Price: $13.80

Publisher: London, England, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 000873


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 a spot on the back. The pages and spine are tight. Lettering and design on the spine are done in gilt, still bright. 396 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Rolling Stones

By: Henry, O.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Company: 1920

Seller ID: 001900


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 Santone, Sound and Fury, An Unfinished Christmas Story, A Strange Story, The Prisoner of Zembla, Fickle Fortune, or How Gladys Hustled, An Apology, The Murderer and so on. 292 pages, including illustrations. The inside front cover has a nickel-si... View more info

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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)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Weathervane Books: 1977

Seller ID: 002762


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 of the Arthurian legends, and Pollards is the definitive abridgment. Includes glossary. The pages have a 1 1/4" x 1/2" water stain at the bottom, and a small bump at the top. ... View more info

The Gilded Age (Two Volumes)

By: Mark Twain; Warner, Charles

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers:

Seller ID: LI-20011


Copyright ,1901, Author's National Edition. Two vols. , X and XI. Dark red binding, slight bends at spines. 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 red stain about 1/4" wide on the page ends. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Wisdom of Solomon

By: Plass, Adrian (Introduced by)

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Oxford, England, Lion Publishing Plc: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002848


According to the Old Testament, the wisdom of King Solomon 'surpassed the wisdom of alll the people of the East, and all the wisdom of Egypt. He composed three thousand proverbs, and his songs numbered a thousand and five. And he received gifts from all the kings int he world who had heard of his wisdom'. Gathered here are some of the greatest proverbs and aphorisms dating from Solomon's time and after - among them some of the most profound reflections on human life to b... View more info

Quentin Durward

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $18.46

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1898

Seller ID: N-19009


2 volumes. # 31 and 32 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. 648 pages, gilding on the top. Included is a red ribbon book mark. Other volumes are available in this set. 4" x 6" high. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory... View more info

Castle Dangerous

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: N-19010


1 volume. # 47 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. Rice paper shielding frontispiece is loose. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. 412 pages, not including notes and glossary. Pages are gilded at the top. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not ... View more info

Anne of Geierstein

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $18.46

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: N-19011


1899; HB, 2 volumes. # 44 and 45 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. Rice paper shielding frontispiece is loose on volume 1. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. 687 pages, not in cluding the notes and glossary; gilded at top of pages. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 4" x 6" high. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Catego... View more info

The Surgeon's Daughter

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $11.07

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: N-19013


1 volume. # 48 in the series. Part of "Castle Dangerous." Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. 388 pages, not including the glossary; pages gilded in gold at the top. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not already di... View more info

The Black Dwarf

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: N-19014


1 volume. # 9 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. 199 pages, gilded at the top. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: N-19014. Hardcover View more info

The Abbot

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $18.46

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1898

Seller ID: N-19015


2 volumes. # 20 and 21 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. 632 pages, not including notes and glossery; pages are gilded on top. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; FICTION::Classics. Pictures of this item not already displayed her... View more info

The Fortunes of Nigel

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $16.61

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1898

Seller ID: N-19016


2 volumes. # 26 and 27 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. Gilding on the top of 660 pages, not including the notes or glossary. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon re... View more info

St. Ronan's Well

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $18.46

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: N-19017


2 volumes. # 33 and 34 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. Gilding on the top of the pages. 627 pages, not including notes and glos sary. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: N-19017. Har... View more info

Waverley

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $18.46

Publisher: Charles Schriber's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: N-19019


2 volumes. # 1 and 2 in the series. Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. Gilding on the top of the pages. 682 pages, not including notes and glossa ry. A red ribbon bookmark is included. Other volumes are available in this set. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature::Classics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available ... View more info

The Little Book of Great Lines from Shakespeare

By: Somogyi, Nick De (edited by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Clifton, Bristol, Siena: 1998

Seller ID: 002736


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 book and you'll recognize, and be able to quote, wonderful lines from the many writings of Shakespeare! 256 pages with a red ribbon bookmark. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. View more info

Kidnapped

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH-01134


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 end papers are pictorial, and the front end paper has a tear about 1/2" at the top. Inside front board has a 1 1/2" tear at the spine, Pages are edged in red and very yellowed, with a watermark on the outside right edge. 8vo - over 7... View more info

The Book of Snobs (Konemann Classics)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Kã¶ln, Konemann: 1999

Seller ID: 003497


England may not have a monopoly on snobbery, but the nation is a past master in its practice, as Thackeray realized when he embarked on his priceless satirical account of the snobs of England. Serialized in Punch in 1846/7, his hilarious portraits covered the snob royal and aristocratic, the city, military and clerical snob, snobs on the continent, in the country and in the club, and many more varieties of the species. Snobs are always with us, and one pleasure of readin... View more info

The Works of Tolstoi

By: Tolstoi, Leo

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Blacks Readers Service Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000248


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. Slight wear at the top back board. 633 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info