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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261475


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:22 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, edge of slipcase along opening a bit toned. 1957 Hard Cover. xx, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Francis Henry Taylor, photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting... View more info

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The Wanderer (Le Grand Meaulnes)

By: Alain-Fournier [Fournier, Henri-Alban]; Delisle, Francoise; Peyre, Henri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261479


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xxx, 232 pp. 8vo. is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier who was killed in the first month of World War I. It is somewhat biographical - especially the name of the heroine Yvonne, for whom he had a doomed infatuation in Paris. Fifteen-year-old Francois Seurel narrates the story of his friendship with seventeen-year-old August... View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric; Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2261934


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VIII: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1956 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 230 pp. 8vo. The famous writings of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, translated into English by Meric Casaubon, with woodcut illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller, and an introduction by Matthew Arnold. View more info

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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261268


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number VII: 26. Slipcase toned. 1961 Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pp. 8vo. 'Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?' This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of E... View more info

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John Brown's Body: A Poem

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent; Freeman, Douglass Southall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261480


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass. Slipcase repaired, rear hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper, spine and slipcase edge toned. 1948 Hard Cover. xvi, [2], 454 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman, fourteen color illustrations by John Steuart Curry. One of the most widely read poems of our time -- a masterful retelling of the American Civil War. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, Un... View more info

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The Physiology of Taste; or, Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy

By: Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme; Fisher, M.F.K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261259


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 6N laid in. Spine faded with small spot towards top edge, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xvi, 471 pp. 8vo. Translated into English from the original French by M.F.K. Fisher, with annotations. Illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage. The Physiology of Taste is the most famous book about food ever written. First published in France in 1825 and continuously in print ever since, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin's mas... View more info

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The Ring and the Book (The Heritage Press)

By: Browning, Robert; Dowden, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261260


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 1N laid in. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xxii, 690 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Edward Dowden, illustrated with engravings by Carl Schultheiss. The Ring and the Book is a long dramatic narrative poem of 21,000 lines written by Robert Browning. It was published in four installments from 1868 to 1869. The book tells the story of a murder trial in Rome in 1698, whereby an impoverished nobleman, ... View more info

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The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes

By: Bulfinch, Thomas; Fitts, Dudley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261281


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XI:23 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xix, 230 pp. 8vo. Author's first book. One of the most enduring works on the subject of mythology, examining numerous myths and providing historical context and analysis. Introductory essay by Dudley Fitts, illustrations by Joe Mugnaini. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) was an American writer, born in Newton, Mass... View more info

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself [Autobiography]

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington; Craven, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1937

Seller ID: 2261910


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 2N laid in. Spine and slipcase edges lightly toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 301, [1] pp. Translated and edited by John Addington Symonds, with an introduction by Thomas Craven and illustrations by Fritz Kredel. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Benvenuto Cellini (November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance, who also wrote... View more info

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The Moonstone

By: Collins, Wilkie; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261275


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:25 laid in. Spine faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xviii, 464 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Vincent Starrett, illustrations by Dignimont. Widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels, The Moonstone tells of the events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious (and cursed) yellow diamond. T.S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a numbe... View more info

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The Way of the World: Comedy in Five Acts

By: Congreve, William; Kronenberger, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261913


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S26 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edge faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 108 pp. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger, illustrations by T.M. Cleland. With piercing accuracy William Congreve depicted the shallow, brittle world of society where the right artifice in manners, fashion and conversation—and money—eased the passage to success. Through sparkling, witty dialogue and brilliant characterisation—Lady... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261262


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX: 24 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, [1], 407 pp. 8vo. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. Introduction by Nicholas Monsarrat, color lithographs by Lynd Ward. Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900. The novel is in two main parts, firstly Jim's lapse aboard the Patna and his consequ... View more info

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The Deerslayer; or: The First War-Path

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Winterich, John T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Seller ID: 2261914


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:25 laid in. Spine lightly toned, slipcase edges lightly faded. 1961 Hard Cover. xiv, 510 pp. 8vo. One of several variant bindings released by Heritage, this featuring cream cloth, gilt titles, and an illustration by Edward A. Wilson mounted on the front board. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson throughout, introduction by John T. Winterich. Part of Cooper's famous Leatherstocking Saga, featuring Natty Bumpo. View more info

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Old Goriot

By: De Balzac, Honore; Marriage, Ellen; Mauriac, Francois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261267


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 4N laid in. Spine a bit faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xv, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage, with an introduction by Francois Mauriac, and illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan. Old Goriot or Father Goriot) is an 1835 novel by French novelist and playwright Honore de Balzac (1799–1850), included in the Scenes de la vie Parisienne section of his novel sequence La Comedie... View more info

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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1939

Seller ID: 2262404


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded, slipcase repaired but split along seam still visible, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 383 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Carlotta Petrina. South Wind is a 1917 novel by British author Norman Douglas. It is Douglas' most famous book. It is set on an imaginary island called Nepenthe, located off the coast of Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea, a thinly fi... View more info

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of the Four; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, A. [Arthur] Conan; Smith, Edgar W.; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261559


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass insert laid in. Spine faded. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307, [4] pp. 8vo. Includes A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (comprising twelve separate cases), and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (which also includes twelve cases), all featuring the inimitable detective Sherlock Holmes. This edition also includes an introduction by Vincent Starrett, and reproduc... View more info

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Heritage Press Three Volume Sherlock Holmes Set: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of the Four; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes); The Later Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (The Return of Sherlock Holmes; The Hound of the Baskervilles); The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (His Last Bow; The Valley of Fear; The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes)

By: Doyle, A. [Arthur] Conan; Smith, Edgar W.; Starrett, Vincent

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261698


Three volumes, all in publisher's slipcases, with one of the two Sandglass inserts (Number VII:35R, which was issued with the first volume, lacking the insert issued later with volumes two and three). One seam of second volume's slipcase repaired, base of first volume's slipcase rubbed with some loss, owner bookplate on front endpaper of third volume, spine lightly faded. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. 8vo. Inclu... View more info

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Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Redman, Ben Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261263


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XI:24 laid in. Spine slightly faded, slipcase a bit rubbed (mostly to base). 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 496 pp. Introduction by Ben Ray Redman, illustrations by Edy LeGrand throughout. Twenty Years After is a novel by Alexandre Dumas. This sequel to The Three Musketeers and a book of the so-called D'Artagnan Romances (the third and last book being The Vicomte de Bragelonne, including the ... View more info

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This is the Hour: A Novel About Goya

By: Feuchtwanger, Lion; Lowe-Porter, H.T.; Fawcett, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1956

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261473


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number V: 21 laid in. Spine toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. xiii, [5], 522 pp. 8vo. Boards illustrated with design by Goya, with two hundred reproductions of drawings, etchings and paintings from his body of work, arranged by J.B. Neumann. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter and Frances Fawcett. Lion Feuchtwanger (7 July 1884 – 21 December 1958) was a German-Jewish novelist and playwright. A prominent figur... View more info

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The Gods are A-Thirst (Les Dieux Ont Soif)

By: France, Anatole; Allinson, Alfred; Maurois, Andre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261286


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine and slipcase edge along opening toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1942 Hard Cover. xii, 205 pp. A historical novel set during the French Revolution, by the Nobel Prize winning French author. This edition is an authorised translation from the French by Alfred Allinson, with an introduction by Andre Maurois and illustrations by Jean Oberle. View more info

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Penguin Island

By: France, Anatole; Evans, A.W.; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261289


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Book and slipcase lightly rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1947 Hard Cover. xvi, 324 pp. 8vo. A satirical novel by the Nobel Prize winning French author. This edition translated from the French by A.W. Evans, with an introduction by Carl Van Doren, preface by the author, and drawings by Malcolm Cameron. View more info

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Crainquebille (L'Affaire Crainquebille)

By: France, Anatole; LeClercq, Jacques

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Seller ID: 2261908


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XII:15 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edge slightly faded. 1949 Hard Cover. xiii, [3], 69 pp. A short story by the French poet, journalist, and novelist. The son of a Paris bookseller, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921. Translated from the original French, with an introduction, by Jacques LeClercq. Illustrations by Bernard Lamotte. View more info

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The Beggar's Opera, to which is added the Music to Each Song

By: Gay, John; Herbert, A.P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1937

Seller ID: 2261909


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 4L laid in. Spine and slipcase edges toned, slipcase edge along opening rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. xviii, [2], 113 pp. Includes an introduction by A.P. Herbert and illustrations by Mariette Lydis. The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay with music arranged by Johann Christoph Pepusch. It is one of the watershed plays in Augustan drama and is the only ex... View more info

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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

By: Gray, Thomas; Walpole, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press, New York: 1951

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2131723


Lacks slipcase. The Heritage Sandglass Number VII:16 laid in. Page edges & Sandglass lightly toned, spine slightly faded. 1951 Hard Cover. xv, 92 pp. Tall 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 5/8. 32 verses, followed by an appendix reproducing the text of the original edition from the manuscript at Eton College. Wood engravings sketched at the churchyard at Stoke Poges by Agnes Miller Parker, introduction by Hugh Walpole. Navy blue embossed cloth, silver titles & decorations. A poem by Thoma... View more info

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The Man Without a Country

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261287


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Slipcase edges faded. 1936 Hard Cover. ix, [5], 55 pp. 8vo. A short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published anonymously in the Atlantic Monthly in December 1863. The novel is the story of American army lieutenant Philip Nolan, who renounces his country during a trial for treason and is consequently sentenced to spend the rest of his days at sea without so much as a word of news about the United ... View more info

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The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus

By: Harris, Joel Chandler; Chase, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266868


Reissue. Jacket spine faded, 1/4 inch tear on rear jacket corner, small sticker remnant on rear jacket panel. 1983 Hard Cover. xxxii, [2], 875, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of Uncle Remus stories compiled from African-American folktales by Joel Chandler Harris, who frequently employed dialect in his prose. A number of Uncle Remus stories have inspired adaptations to film and television, including Walt Disney's 1946 'Song of the South.' This edition was compiled by Richard C... View more info

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Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings

By: Harris, Joel Chandler; Connelly, Marc

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261288


Lacks publisher's slipcase and Sandglass insert. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1957 Hard Cover. xviii, 158 pp. A collection of Uncle Remus stories compiled from African-American folktales by Joel Chandler Harris, who frequently employed dialect in his prose. A number of Uncle Remus stories have inspired adaptations to film and television, including Walt Disney's 1946 'Song of the South.' This edition includes a foreword by Marc Connelly and woodcut illustrations by ... View more info

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Poems of Heinrich Heine

By: Heine, Heinrich; Untermeyer, Louis (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261273


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edge along opening slightly faded. 1957 Hard Cover. lii, 297 pp. 8vo. Selected and translated from the original German, with an introduction, by Louis Untermeyer, illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 in Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany – 17 February 1856 in Paris, France) was a journalist, essayist, literary cr... View more info

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The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in Two Volumes

By: Herodotus; Carter, Harry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261272


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II & III: 24 laid in. Spines toned, owner bookplates on verso of each front free endpaper, slipcase seams beginning to weaken at corners along opening. 1958 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxviii, 615 pp. A complete collection of the Histories by one of the most well-known Greek historians, translated with marginal notes by Harry Carter, with illustrations by Edward Bawden. Maps on end... View more info