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Bantam Classics, 20 Book Set
1 Bantam Classics, 20 Book Set
New York Bantam Classics mass market paperbacks 

Includes:Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott; Emma by Jane Austen; Persuasion by Jane Austen; The Awakening by Kate Chopin; La Vagabonde by Colette; Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe; David Copperfield by Charles Dickens; The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky; Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky; The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton et al; The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy ; The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy; Portrait of a Family by Henry James; The Turn of the Screw by Henry James; The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli; Moby Dick by Herman Melville; Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson; Walden and Other Writings by Henry David Thoreau; The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells; Ethan Frome and Other Short Fiction by Edith Wharton.. In mostly very good or better condition, some light wear, but overall a very nice, clean set, with some books probably unread. Save on shipping, buy all 20 books at once!

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Price: 40.40 USD
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Library of Liberal Arts, Lot of 5 Vintage 1960's Books
2 Library of Liberal Arts, Lot of 5 Vintage 1960's Books
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill paperbacks 

Very good or better, light spine sunning, but overall, nice clean copies, better than most. Four of the books have laid-in 'compliments of Bobbs Merriil' bookplates. Includes 142) On Nature by Lucretius; 161) Selected Works by Lucian; 202) Odes of Horace, Centennial Hymn, translated by Michie; 209) Roman Drama, translated by Copley & Hadas; 212) The Aeneid by Virgil.

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Price: 17.65 USD
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Lot of 10 Leatherette (Bonded Leather) Books, Modern Anthologies
3 Lot of 10 Leatherette (Bonded Leather) Books, Modern Anthologies
USA Misc publishers hardcover 

Includes 10 anthologies/collections by classic authors: Charlotte & Emily Bronte, Jack London, D. H. Lawrence, Homer, Willliam Shakespeare, Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Lewis Carroll. All of these are modern books with leatherette (bonded leather) bindings, gilt (gold) page edges and silk bookmark ribbons. Mostly very good or better, some wear on bottom edges & corners of some titles, some of the gilt edges are a little rubbed, the bookmark ribbon on Homer is nearly clipped off, Carroll has some bent page corners, light page browning, and light pressure marks on the covers, Shakespeare's inner binding is starting to pull before the title page, some bookmark ribbons are a bit frayed, but overall a pleasing and visually attractive set. A couple of the books have black & white illustrations. Great for décor! Save on shipping, buy all these books at once! 
Price: 59.85 USD
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Modern Library LOT of 20 Vintage HC/DJ Books Toledano Bindings 9-14
4 Modern Library LOT of 20 Vintage HC/DJ Books Toledano Bindings 9-14
New York Modern Library hardcovers 

Twenty Modern Library books in dust jacket. All are Toledano bindings 9-14, so from 1963 - 1970. Includes: 23) Out of Africa by Isaak Dinesen*; 25) Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson*; 41) Barchester Towers and The Warden*; 44) Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by William Butler Yeats*; 47) Candide and Other Writings by Voltaire; 92) Robinson Crusoe & A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe; 107) The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James*; 123) The Collected Short Stories of Dorothy Parker*; 139) The Federalist by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & James Madison*; 145) Selected Stories of Sholom Aleichem; 146) Anna Christie, The Emperor Jones, & The Hairy Ape by Eugene O'Neill; 201) The Arabian Nights by Richard Burton; 211) Selected Short Stories of John O'Hara*; 258) New Voices in the American Theatre; 293) The Best Short Stories of Dostoevsky; 294) Saint Joan, Major Barbara & Androcles and the Lion by Bernard Shaw*; 302) The World's Great Operas by John Tasker Howard*; 339) Resistance, Rebellion, and Death by Albert Camus; 353) Selected Writings of Truman Capote*; 363) A Johnson Reader, edited by E. L. McAdam & George Milne* (first ML edition).. Book are mostly very good to very good plus; 139 has owner info, 146 has a checkmark on the half-title page. Dust jackets range from good plus to very good, the jacket of 92 has more wear and tape reinforcement on the underside. Most of the jackets are price-clipped, as indicated by an * above. A great way to add a number of desirable titles to your Modern Library collection!

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Price: 99.35 USD
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Signet Classics, 20 Book Set
5 Signet Classics, 20 Book Set
New York Signet Classics mass market paperbacks 

Includes: The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper; Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe; A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens; Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle; Camille by Alexandre Dumas Fils; The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas; Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert; Poems by Robert Frost; The Classic Slave Narratives edited by Henry Louis Gates; Herland and Selected Stories by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy; The Sketch Book by Washington Irving; The Ambassadors by Henry James; Beowulf, translated by Burton Raffel; The Jungle by Upton Sinclair; The Complete Plays by Sophocles; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson; Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain; Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton.. In very good or better condition with some light wear; several books may be unread; overall a very nice, clean set. Save on shipping, buy all 20 books at once!

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Price: 39.85 USD
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The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays, Auden, W. H.
6 Auden, W. H. The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays
New York Vintage Books 1968 First Edition Thus mass market paperback 

Very good, a little edgewear, bit of soiling on page edges, pages lightly browned, overall a tight, clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Earth's Children, Boxed Set of First Three Books: The Clan of the Cave Bear + The Valley of Horses + The Mammoth Hunters, Auel, Jean
7 Auel, Jean Earth's Children, Boxed Set of First Three Books: The Clan of the Cave Bear + The Valley of Horses + The Mammoth Hunters
New York Bantam 0553609270 / 9780553609271 mass market paperbacks 

NEW/SEALED BOXED SET. The shrinkwrap is torn at one top corner and along the edge nearby; the underlying box is a little bumped & rubbed there, also has a little shelfwear at one of the bottom corners. Otherwise very sharp. Still has the original Deluxe Gift-Box Edition label on the top.

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Price: 26.55 USD
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The Land of Painted Caves (Uncorrected Proof), Auel, Jean
8 Auel, Jean The Land of Painted Caves (Uncorrected Proof)
New York Crown 2011 0517580519 / 9780517580516 paperback 

Advance Reader's Edition -- Uncorrected Proof. Very good or better, a few bent page tips, overall a clean copy with light wear. 
Price: 16.55 USD
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The War Memoirs Of HRH Wallis, Duchess Of Windsor, Auspitz, Kate
9 Auspitz, Kate The War Memoirs Of HRH Wallis, Duchess Of Windsor
Toronto Viking Canada 2010 0670069280 / 9780670069286 First Edition hardcover 

Both SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED on the half-title page by the author! Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Seize the Day, Bellow, Saul
10 Bellow, Saul Seize the Day
New York Viking Compass 1972 0670000914 / 9780670000913 13th printing paperback 

Very good or better, inked-over name on endpaper, else a very tight, clean,vintage copy. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Riven Rock, Boyle, T. Coraghessan
11 Boyle, T. Coraghessan Riven Rock
New York Penguin Books 1998 014027166X / 9780140271669 First Paperback Printing paperback 

SIGNED by the author! Very good minus, some spine wear, contents clean. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Good Earth, Buck, Pearl S.
12 Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1936 hardcover 

1936 reprint. Good to very good, light creases on cover cloth & first couple of page corners, gift inscription dated 1937, else a clean, vintage copy; no dust jacket. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Southways, Caldwell, Erskine
13 Caldwell, Erskine Southways
New York Viking 1938 First Edition hardcover 

Very good, owner signature on endpaper, hint of ghosting of jacket onto covers, in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), overall a nice, clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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A Few Foolish Ones, Carroll, Gladys Hasty
14 Carroll, Gladys Hasty A Few Foolish Ones
New York Macmillan 1935 First Edition hardcover 

Briefly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper. Good to very good, a tear on the quotation page has been neatly repaired with archival tape, else a tight, clean book; in a fair dust jacket with chips and tears, also the front inner flap was seperated and has been neatly reattached with archival tape; the jacket will look decent in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Don Quixote, Cervantes, Miguel de & Dominick Daly & Stephen Baghot de la Bere
15 Cervantes, Miguel de & Dominick Daly & Stephen Baghot de la Bere Don Quixote
New York Macmillan 1926 hardcover 

Very good, small scrape on cover, gift inscription on endpaper, a little wear on top page corners, in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some small chips on the spine, a tape-repaired chip on the cover (tape on the underside, not visible externally), and a sticker on the front inner flap; overall a rather tight, clean copy. Translated & abridged by Dominick Daly, six charming color plates by Stephen Baghot De La Bare. Macmillan's Children's Classics series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Chevalier, Tracy Remarkable Creatures
Detroit Gale Cengage 2010 159413443X / 9781594134432 Large Print Edition paperback 

Very good plus, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Six Mary Westmacott Novels: Giants' Bread / Absent in the Spring / Unfinished Portrait / The Rose and the Yew Tree / A Daughter's a Daughter / The Burden, Christie, Agatha
17 Christie, Agatha Six Mary Westmacott Novels: Giants' Bread / Absent in the Spring / Unfinished Portrait / The Rose and the Yew Tree / A Daughter's a Daughter / The Burden
New York Avenel Books 1986 0517603624 / 9780517603628 First Edition Thus hardcover 

About very good, gift inscription on endpaper, light page browning as typical, inner binding is slightly rolled inward at top, in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with light creasing on the front, overall a solid & clean copy. First printing of this omnibus edition, with full letter line ending in 'a'. 
Price: 40.05 USD
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The Wednesday Sisters, Clayton, Meg Waite
18 Clayton, Meg Waite The Wednesday Sisters
New York Ballantine 2009 0345502833 / 9780345502834 First Paperback Printing paperback 

SIGNED by the author! Very good plus, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Book SET: Adultery  + The Alchemist + Aleph + Brida + By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept + The Devil and Miss Prym + Eleven Minutes + The Fifth Mountain + Like the Flowing River + Manual of the Warrior of the Light. Manuscript Found in Accra ..., Coelho, Paulo
19 Coelho, Paulo 15 Book SET: Adultery + The Alchemist + Aleph + Brida + By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept + The Devil and Miss Prym + Eleven Minutes + The Fifth Mountain + Like the Flowing River + Manual of the Warrior of the Light. Manuscript Found in Accra ...
New York HarperPerennial etc. paperbacks 

15 book SET: Adultery; The Alchemist; Aleph; Brida; By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept; The Devil and Miss Prym; Eleven Minutes; The Fifth Mountain; Like the Flowing River; Manual of the Warrior of the Light; Manuscript Found in Accra; The Pilgrimage; The Tale of Portobello; The Valkyries; Veronika Decides to Die; Warrior of the Light; The Winner Stands Alone; The Witch of Portobello; The Zahir.. Desireable trade-sized paperbacks. Mostly very good or better, Devil has a little more wear, some books are very sharp, overall a nice, clean set. Save on shipping, buy all 15 books at once!

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Price: 66.85 USD
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The Woman in White, Collins, Wilkie
20 Collins, Wilkie The Woman in White
Garden City International Collectors Library hardcover 

Very good plus, perhaps a hint of soiling on the rag endpapers, overall a rather tight, clean copy. With gilt (gold) top page edges and silk bookmark ribbon. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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