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THE DECAMERON

By: Boccaccio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1949

Seller ID: 315

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Cover shows trace of shelf wear to corners and spine ends. Inside pages, while starting to yellow, remain clean, bright and crisp. Tightly bound.


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THE DECAMERON

By: Boccaccio

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1949

Seller ID: 319

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket; Two volumes in original slipcase, without dustjackets as issued. The case has a small split and a light stain to the top-- about very good overall. The books show minor fading to the spines, otherwise they are clean, bright and attractive collector's copies.


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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1876

Seller ID: 239

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hard cover book boards with nautical design. Original binding and book boards. Book is 128 years old. Bumping and some fraying to book board corners and spine. Spine some fraying on bottom. Little ripple on front book board.. Black endpapers, no previous owners inscription. Nine illustrations present by Henry Holiday including frontispiece across from title page. All have original tissue guard. Some regular foxing throughout the book you can see in pictures, but not bad at all. All pages present. 83 pages with the end on the last page. Also Lewis Carroll book ads in back including his famous Alice in wonderland proving first edition. Gold edged pages. This is the original binding first published in 1876


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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1903

Seller ID: 297

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; VERY GOOD copy / no dust jacket. A clean, bright, tight copy with no previous owner's markings. Very clean inside and out. Gilt lettering on front panel legible, lettering on spine rubbed. A few pages still unopened. A few pages opened imperfectly resulting in some edge tears, some as deep as 1/2 inch. Some light foxing on book's front panel. , Corners well-defined, some very light wear to cloth at spine ends. All illustrations present.


THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS And What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $675.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1872

Seller ID: 122

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Copy retains it's original red covers, with gilt illustrations and triple borders on the front and back. The spine is also gilt, as well as all three sides of the pages edges. The covers are in very good condition, with light soiling, and light fading to the spine. The endpapers are the original black glossy. There is light age wear to the pages in general, the spine is perfectly tight and no tears. The only writing appears on the last endpaper where some young lady wrote her name - On the back and upside down - very clever.


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THE INFERNO

By: Dante Alighieri

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Cassell Petter Galpin: N.D.

Seller ID: 204

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Rear hinge cracked; a few rubbed spots last endpaper; light rubbing board corners and spine ends. Else: Book is very clean; square; straight; bright; etc. ; leaves and plates in excellent condition.


THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: N.D.

Seller ID: 128

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON

By: Milton, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes: 1888

Seller ID: 375

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Well-kept with some minor shelfwear externally, mostly clean and unmarked. Hinges intact and pages bright. Pages gilt edged.


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PARADISE LOST Adorn'd with Sculptures

By: Milton, John

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, Jacob Tonson: 1711

Seller ID: 371

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket; Rear cover hanging on by a thread and needs repair. Otherwise an attractive book with firm binding as pictures attest.


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THE POETICAL WORKS With a Notice of His Life and Genius

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Addey: 1853

Seller ID: 248

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Red embossed cloth boards, gilt stamping, frontispiece, illustrated throughout with vignettes. Pages clean, small bookshop notation in pencil uppr edge bk endpaper, ft hinge cracked, former owner's name front free endpaper, bookshop notation uppr edge front free endpaper, light soiling to boards, small abrasion to cloth uppr spine (see photograph) , edgewear, corners bumped/furred.


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THE GILDED AGE

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $500.00

Publisher: American Publishing: 1874

Seller ID: 75

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket; These "subscription" books were issued in various styles of cloth and leather bindings. Collectors should be aware that the early cloth bindings, unlike the bindings on Twain's later books, are very hard to find in truly nice condition. The cloth and papers used were relatively cheap quality and become brittle with age. This book has original publisher boards; NOT REBOUND as is often the case for this work! -- dark brown or black original cloth over boards. Decoratively stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, publishers logo blind-stamped on back cover, also blindstamped details to boards. Plain endpapers. Appendix present plus RARE (for some reason most copies have advertisements excised out) 4pp pub. Adv. At rear. Top edge light brown. With more than 200 illustrations and PLATES by eminent artists of the day! Fold-out illustration @ page 246 -- almost 2 feet long -- present and in EXCELLENT condition! Original publisher boards; NOT REBOUND as is often the case for this work!


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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Osgood: 1883

Seller ID: 77

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Rubbing to spine ends/board corners and small (1/3") spine edge wear; light wear to boards; some spine wrinkling. Hinges very tight; but cracked... One set of opposing leaves w/very light toned rectangle from laid-in bookmark; else leaves in very good or better condition.