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After Worlds Collide

By: Balmer, Edwin; Wylie, Philip

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2268787


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (3/17/2009) in black ink on front flyleaf of each volume, and a brief note about when he began and finished reading the book on the copyright page (he started it the day after he filled out the bookplate, and finished it the next day!). 2008 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 341, [3] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound ... View more info

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

By: Barnes, Ian; Bacon, Josephine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. / The Easton Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2265241


Rebound in full leather by Easton Press, with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. An exceptional copy. 2009 Full-Leather. 400, [2] pp. The Historical Atlas of Judaism is a fascinating account of the four thousand year old history of the Jewish faith, divided into six comprehensive sections surveying in detail the emergence of the Jews in Ancient Palestine right up to the modern Israeli state. Over 100 specially ... View more info

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The Flowers of Evil

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Laver, James; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265678


A few minor scuffs to leather. Unused publisher's bookplate laid in. 1977 Full-Leather. xxxvi, 201, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated into English by various authors, most notably Edna St. Vincent Millay, and edited with introduction and notes by James Laver. Illustrated with engravings by Pierre-Yves Tremois. Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that conta... View more info

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Planet of the Apes

By: Boulle, Pierre; Fielding, Xan (Translator)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268790


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (6/8/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 248, [4] pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Translated from the French by Xan Fielding. Boulle's classic 1963 novel differs in several ways from the 1968 movie and its various spinoffs. While the bare-bones story is familiar—a... View more info

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The Threepenny Opera (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Vesey, Desmond; Bentley, Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1993

Seller ID: 2144207


Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. 155 pp. Tall 8o. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, coral ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original German with the English lyrics and a new introduction by Eric Bentley. Color lithographic frontispiece and illustrations by Jack Levine. Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the T... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily; Winterich, John T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205692


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 331 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, purple ribbon marker bound in. Lithographs by Barnett Freedman. Includes publisher's preface, 'How This Book Came to Be by John T. Winterich, biographical notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, editor's preface to the 1850 edition, and family tree of characters. The classic novel of consuming passions, played out against the lonely moors of northern Engl... View more info

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Mammals: Field Marks of All North American Species Found North of Mexico (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides: The Fiftieth Anniversary Edition)

By: Burt, William Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2070410


Third edition. Publisher's bookplate laid in. An exceptional copy. 1986 Full-Leather. xxv, 289 pp. 8vo. Dark brown leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, maroon ribbon marker bound in. Color and black & white illustrations, numerous maps. For more than 65 years, Peterson Field Guides have set the standard by which other field guides are measured. Comprehensive and authoritative, they are essential additions to any naturalist's bookshelf or backpack. Roger To... View more info

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The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel; Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205695


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 588 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrations by Robert Ward Johnson. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents a relaxation from the religious o... View more info

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The Everyday Fairy Book

By: Chapin, Anna Alice

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268772


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/13/96) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1996 Full-Leather. 159, [5] pp. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A decoratively bound reissue of the work first published in 1915, with color illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205690


Edges of endpapers slightly faded. 1977 Full-Leather. x, [4], 407 pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 1979

Seller ID: 2172416


1979 Full-Leather. xi, 377 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson, introduction by Edward Everett Hale. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205673


Top page ridge faintly spotted. 1979 Full-Leather. xi, 377 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson, introduction by Edward Everett Hale. The second, and most well-known, installment in Cooper's five-volume Leatherstocking Saga. View more info

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The Pathfinder (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Spiller, Robert E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2207940


Two minor scuffs to spine bands, gilt page ridges lightly rubbed. 1981 Full-Leather. xvi, 474 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Richard M. Powers, introduction by Robert E. Spiller. The Pathfinder, or The Inland Sea is an historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper first published in 1840. It is the fourth novel featuring Natty Bumppo, his fictitious frontier hero, and i... View more info

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James Monroe (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Cresson, W.P.; Howe, M.A. De Wolfe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2268777


Publisher insert laid in. From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front endpaper. 1986 Full-Leather. xiv, 577, [3] pp. 8vo. Full navy blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A biography of James Monroe, 5th President of the United States, with an introduction by M.A. De Wolfe Howe. View more info

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The Tales of Guy de Maupassant (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: De Maupassant, Guy; Hearn, Lafcadio; Artinian, Artine; O'Brien, Justin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2205669


Minimal cosmetic wear to corners. 1977 Full-Leather. xii, 472 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Over four dozen short stories (including his famous The Necklace) translated from the original French by Lafcadio Hearn and Artine Artinian, with an introduction by Justin O'Brien and illustrations from watercolors by Gunter Bohmer. View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles; Winterich, John T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205693


A few minor scuffs to corners. 1979 Full-Leather. iii, [3], 457 pp. 8vo. Dark brown leather, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, silk moire endpapers, yellow ribbon marker bound in. A handsomely bound volume of Dickens' beloved tale of Pip and Miss Havisham. Color illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, introduction by John T. Winterich.Keywords: CLASSICS ENGLISH LITERATURE View more info

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The 42nd Parallel [U.S.A. Trilogy Book 1] (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1994

Seller ID: 2144198


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. 1994 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 481 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, yellow ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Reginald Marsh. The first volume of Dos Passos's magnum opus. The author was associated with two important literary movements: Modernism and the Lost Generation. Dos Passos was a social revolutionary with leanings towards... View more info

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An American Tragedy (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Dreiser, Theodore; Hansen, Harry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1982

Seller ID: 2144217


1982 Full-Leather. x, 556 pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, beige ribbon marker bound in. Dreiser's famous fictionalization of the upstate New York trial of Chester Gillette for the murder of Grace Brown, with an introduction by Harry Hansen and illustrations by Reginald Marsh. View more info

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Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book: Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations

By: Dulac, Edmund

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268775


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, his name in black ink on verso of front free endpaper, and on Easton bookplate on half-title page. 1996 Full-Leather. 169, [7] pp. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A decoratively bound reissue of the work first published in 1916, with color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Includes the following fairy tales from around the world: Snegorotchka; The Burie... View more info

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Skyscrapers

By: Dupre, Judith; Smith, Adrian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2144917


First edition. This copy specially bound by Easton Press. 1996 Full-Leather. 160 pp. Black full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Skyscrapers is a lavish and appropriately soaring celebration of the world's most spectacular buildings. From the ancient Lighthouse at Alexandria to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, from the Empire State Building to the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the 50 buildings represented in ... View more info

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The Meaning of Relativity: Including the Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field

By: Einstein, Albert; Sheffield, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 1994

Seller ID: 2174186


Blank publisher bookplates laid in, rear board lightly scuffed with three tiny spots. 1994 Full-Leather. xii, 166, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Charles Sheffield. In 1921, five years after the appearance of his comprehensive paper on general relativity and twelve years before he left Europe permanently to join the Institute for Advanced Study, Albert Ein... View more info

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Time and Again

By: Finney, Jack

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2264534


An exceptional copy. 2013 Full-Leather. 399, [1] pp. 8vo. Original full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Einstein's theory of time was that we are like people in a boat drifting along a winding river. We see the present, but the past and the future are hidden around the curves. Still, they are there. How would it be if one could step out of the boat... View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: Flaubert, Gustave; May, J. Lewis; De Lacretelle, Jacques

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2205694


1978 Full-Leather. xv, [3], 375 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Flaubert's moving tale of a woman living beyond her means. Color frontispiece, engravings in text. View more info

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She

By: Haggard, H. Rider; Bleiler, Everett F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2268791


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (16 July 2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 2001 Full-Leather. xii, 257, [1] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Everett F. Bleiler, color frontispiece by Frank Kelly Freas. Drawing on his knowledge of Africa and of ancient legends, adventure writer H. Rider Haggard weaves this disturbing t... View more info

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The Man Without a Country

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265680


A couple faint scuffs to leather. Unused publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. ix, [5], 55, [3] 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 Unite... View more info

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Marco Polo: Venetian Adventurer (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Hart, Henry H.; McNeill, William H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2066411


Publisher insert laid in. An exceptional copy. 1989 Full-Leather. xxxii, 306 pp. 8vo. Black leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, orange silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by William H. McNeill. Marco Polo was an Italian merchant traveller from Venice. He learned the mercantile trade from his father and uncle. He travelled Asia/China, and had an impact on cartography, and lead to others to be inspired to travel to the Far East d... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Homer; Pope, Alexander; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2205667


1979 Full-Leather. xxx, 478 pp. Tall 8vo. Full black leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, yellow ribbon marker bound in, silk moire endpapers. Color frontispiece and classical illustrations by John Flaxman. Translated into English verse, with an introduction, by Alexander Pope. Also includes publisher's preface, and a note on the translation by Carl Van Doren. View more info

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Princess Badoura: A Tale from the Arabian Nights

By: Housman, Laurence

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268774


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name in black ink on front flyleaf. 1996 Full-Leather. 113, [7] pp. Full blue leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A story from the famous work The Arabian Nights, which consisted of numerous stories originally translated into English by Sir Richard Burton. This edition is retold by Laurence Housman, with color illustrations by Edmund Dula... View more info

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Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People / The Wild Duck / Hedda Gabler (Easton Press)

By: Ibsen, Henrik; Gassner, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2207930


Gray full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A very nice copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xii, 327 pp. Gray full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Three plays by Henrik Isben: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler. Illustrations by John Gassner.An Enemy of the People (original Norwegian title: En folkefiende) is an 1882 play by Norwegian pl... View more info

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: James, Henry; Stallman, R.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2205688


Small spot on top page ridge, a few minor scuffs along edges. 1978 Full-Leather. xi, 516 pp. Tall 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by R.W. Stallman, color illustrations by Colleen Browning. Newly arrived in Europe, Isabel is an independent woman searching for her destiny. Two eligible suitors approach her and are refused. She then becomes utterly captivated by the languid charms o... View more info