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Shakespeare Library, S/6
VINTAGE
$99.00
Shakespeare Library in six volumes. The Complete Works of Shakespeare illustrated by Rockwell Kent; Garden City Press, 1936. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare; Spring Books, 1971. The Comedies and Tragedies of Shakespeare, four volumes in slipcase; Random House, 1944. Light wear to covers, dust jackets and slipcase.
 
The Arts
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The Arts
$69.00
The Arts, written and illustrated by Hendrik Willem Van Loon, is the story of painting, sculpture, architecture and music through the years complete with full color and black-and-white drawings. 677 pages. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. Light surface wear, name inside.
 
Works of Thomas Huxley, S/9
VINTAGE
$145.00
Antique nine-volume collection of the works of Thomas Huxley, English biologist. Three-quarter leather-bound over marbled covers with gilt page tops and lettering on spines. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. Light chipping at foot of spine. Age wear to spine and cover.
 
The Dragon and the Raven
VINTAGE
$59.00
The Dragon and the Raven, or The Days of King, written by Alfred by G. A. Henty. Henty, an English novelist, was famous for his historic adventure stories of which this is the most famous. Black-and-white etchings and full-color end-pages with stamped and colored front cover and spine. 288 pages. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates and Co., circa 1896. Light cover/spine wear.
 
Anna Karenina
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Anna Karenina
$79.00
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy with full color lithographs by Barnett Freedman. 935 pages. New York: The Heritage Press, 1952. Wear to slipcase.
 
The New Tiffany Table Settings
VINTAGE
$69.00
The New Tiffany Table Settings by John Loring and Henry B. Platt. Elegant table settings designed by international personalities and designers. 222 pages. New York: Doubleday, 1981. Light overall wear, dust jacket wear.
 
English Cathedrals
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English Cathedrals
$75.00
English Cathedrals by Mrs. Schuyler van Rensselaer. Illustrated with 154 drawings by Joseph Pennell. Includes the cathedrals in London, Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfeld, Lincoln, Ely, Wells, Winchester, Gloucester, and York. 396 deckle-edge pages. New York: The Century Club, 1902. Moderate edge and page wear, book plate.
 
Antique Works of Shakespeare, S/25
VINTAGE
$225.00
Antique collection of 25 palm-sized volumes of Works of Shakespeare from the Temple Shakespeare Edition. Books have leather spines over flexible boards with blind-stamped eagle and shield imprint, gilt page tops, and embellishments and lettering on spines. Black and white frontispieces in each volume. London: J. M. Dent and Co., 1890s. Wear on covers and leather spines.
 
Red Neutral Modern Library Classic, S/10
VINTAGE
$125.00
10-volume collection of selections from the Modern Library Classics in red and neutral tones with black embellishments including works of Ibsen, Melville, James Joyce, and Gilbert & Sullivan, among others. New York: Modern Library, 1933 to 1961. Light wear to covers, previous owner's name.
 
Nancy Drew Collection, S/31
VINTAGE
$299.00
A collection of 31 selections from the midcentury classic Nancy Drew Mystery Series. The set includes the hard-to-find volumes: I, II, and III, in addition to IV, VI, VII, VIiI, IX, XI, XII, XIII, XVI, XXI, XXIII, XXIV, XXVI, XXVIII, XXIX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XL, XLI, XLIII, XLVII, LI, LII, and LVI. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1950s-1980s. Some spine and cover wear; previous owner's writing.
 
Modern Library Classics, S/15
VINTAGE
$165.00
Set of 15 volumes in shades blue-green with gold lettering from The Modern Library Collection. Decorative end-pages illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Included in the set are works of John Steinbeck, James Joyce, Pearl S. Buck, and D. H. Lawrence, among others. New York: The Modern Library, 1922-1955. Light cover wear, names inside.
 
Modern Library Selections, S/14
VINTAGE
$155.00
A decorative book set of 14 volumes in shades of blue, gray, and earth-tones with gold lettering from The Modern Library Collection. Decorative end-pages illustrated by famous illustrator Rockwell Kent. Included in the set are works of Faulkner, Maugham, Browning, and Hesse, among others. New York: The Modern Library, 1942-1963. Light cover wear, names inside.
 
Modern Library Selections, S/14
VINTAGE
$155.00
Set of 14 volumes in blue and green with gold lettering from The Modern Library Collection. Decorative end-pages illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Included in the set are works of Faulkner, Balzac, and O'Hara, among others. New York: The Modern Library, 1927-1957. Light cover wear, names inside.
 
Neutral Modern Library Set, S/12
VINTAGE
$145.00
Collection of 12 Modern Library Classics in neutral and green tones including Works of Freud, Homer, War and Peace and Anna Karenina, among others. New York: Modern Library, 1937-1954. Light wear to covers, previous owner's name.
 
Modern Library Classics, S/16
VINTAGE
$175.00
Set of 16 volumes in shades red with gold lettering from The Modern Library Collection. Decorative end-pages illustrated by famous illustrator Rockwell Kent. Included in the set are works of Shakespeare, Kafka, Maugham, and Hesse, among others. New York: The Modern Library, 1937-1960. Light cover wear, names inside.
 
Blue-Green Modern Library, Set of 12
VINTAGE
$145.00
A collection of 12 Modern Library Classics in shades of blue-green including Les Miserables, Works of George Eliot, English and American Poetry, among others. New York: Modern Library, 1933-1955. Light wear to covers, previous owner's name.
 
Charles Dickens Classic Collection, S/12
VINTAGE
$225.00
12-volume set of Works by Charles Dickens published circa 1890. Each volume has a black-and-white etching frontispiece. Includes Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, and Pickwick Papers, among others. New York: John Wurtele Lovell, circa 1890. Age-related page and cover wear.
 
Charles Dickens Classics, S/12
VINTAGE
$225.00
Antique 12-volume set of The Works of Charles Dickens published circa 1900. Each volume in this lightly illustrated Copperfield Edition has a black-and-white etching frontispiece. Included are David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, and Bleak House, among others. New York: George Routledge and Sons, circa 1900. Age wear on covers, hinge, and pages.
 
Antique Leather Literature, S/13
VINTAGE
$279.00
Collection of 13 antique volumes from The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature. The books contain bibliographical summaries of the world’s most famous and important authors edited by John Clark Ridpath. Each volume is three-quarters leather-bound over marbled boards with decorative marbled end pages, a tissue-protected frontispiece, and gilt page tops. New York: The Globe Publishing Company, 1898. Leather bindings have age-related wear.
 
Henry Miller's Works, 3 Vols
VINTAGE
$175.00
Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, and Black Spring by Henry Miller. Tropic of Cancer, New York: Grove Press, 1961, third printing. Tropic of Capricorn, New York: Grove Press, 1961, second printing. Black Spring, New York: Grove Press/Castle Books, 1963, second printing. A rare collection of three volumes originally published in the 1930s in Paris and banned in the US as obscene. After two decades the ban was lifted and volumes were published by Grove Press in the US. Light wear.
 
Arabian Nights Library, S/15
VINTAGE
$225.00
15-volume collection of embellished selections from The Arabian Nights and Supplements to the Arabian Nights translated by Richard F. Burton and privately printed by The Burton Club. Illustrated frontispiece in each volume. Volumes 1-6 and 8-10, Arabian Nights, have gold embellishments and lettering on the front cover and spine. Volumes 1-6, Supplements to the Arabian Nights, have silver embellishments to the covers and spines. New York: The Burton Club, circa 1960. Light cover wear.
 
French Literature, S/6
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French Literature, S/6
$159.00
The complete set of six volumes of the Memoirs of the Duke de Saint-Simon, a French diplomat and author of the 1700s. As a French aristocrat, Saint-Simon was privy to all matters of court life which he wrote about copiously and then was edited into his memoirs. Each book is embellished with gold page tops, and gold banding and lettering on the spines. New York: Brentano's, circa 1915. Light cover wear, small slit on top of volume one's spine.
 
Windsor Revisited by the Duke of Windsor
VINTAGE
$75.00
Windsor Revisited by HRH the Duke of Windsor, Queen Elizabeth's uncle who abdicated the throne to marry his love, American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. This is a look of English royal life, manners, and customs from his perspective. Illustrated with many photographs. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. Light cover wear.
 
Les Miserables, Set of 2
VINTAGE
$89.00
A two-volume set of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo in the original slipcases with illustrations by Lynd Ward. New York: Heritage Press, 1938. Light surface wear.
 
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