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Author: William J.Lederer & Eugene Burdick
Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London, 1962, fourteenth ed., 1st pub. 1959, hardcover 8vo with dj, 285pp., Chapters & A Factual Epilogue.
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, foxing to eprs and to outside page edges, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with marks to spine, several small tears.
Description: "A classic novel about how well intentioned Americans have perpetrated the sins of their colonial antecedents".
Author: THOMAS MANN Translated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter Introduction by the Author
Publisher: Secker & Warburg London 1956 1207 Pages
Condition:Black H/c 8vo gilt title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners no inscriptions slight foxing to outside page edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET fading to spine & edgewear.
Description: The Complete Work: The Tales of Jacob - Young Joseph - Joseph in Egypt - Joseph the Provider - This is the most powerful book ever written by Thomas Mann - New York Times
Author: VICTOR HUGO Translated from the French by Charles E. Wilbour
Publisher: Modern Library New York Not Dated Circa 1950s
Condition:Green H/c 8vo gilt title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners no inscriptions slight foxing 1222 pages, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tears, rubbing & edgewear.
Description: In tracing the life and adventures of Jean Valjean, Victor Hugo created a melodrama which covers every phase of life in France just after the Revolution.
A wonderful CLASSIC
Author: G. K. CHESTERTON
Publisher: Cassell London 1955 Seventh Edition 1st Pub. 1929
Condition:Red H/c title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, slight foxing to eprs & page edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET slight foxing rubbing & edgewear.
Description: This volume contains all the stories originally published in 5 separate volumes: The Innocence of - The Wisdom of - The Incredulity of - The Secret of - The Scandal of - FATHER BROWN plus The Vampire of the Village.
Author: Edited by Samuel Langhorne Clemens with Howells & Clark Foreword by Clarence Gohdes Illustrated by E. W. Kemble
Publisher: Bonanza Books New York 1969 Photographic Reprint of 1888 Edition large 8vo with dj 707 pages
Condition:Black cloth-bound H/c with gilt title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners very slight foxing to outside page edges previous owner's name to frepr, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tears rubbing & edgewear
Description: Containing the comic genius of: Clemens - Harris - "Artemus Ward" - Billings - Nye - Harte and many other American humorists. Wonderful illustrations throughout plus page xi is a hand-written note 'Compiler's Apology' by Mark Twain dated 1888.
Author: ERNEST HEMINGWAY
Publisher: Jonathan Cape London 1952 Fifteenth Impression 1st Pub. 1941 443 pages 8vo with dj
Condition:Red cloth-bound H/c Silver title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners foxing to endpapers & page edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET several small tears, foxing to inside, rubbing & edgewear
Description: One of Hemingway's greatest classic novels - FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS; IT TOLLS FOR THEE
Author: Richard Holmes Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1989, FIRST EDITION
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing .
Description: 'Early Visions' is the first part of a major new biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, transforming the view of 'Kubla Kahn' and his place in the Romantic Movement. 410pp.