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41 Giovanni / Aldington, trans Boccaccio Decameron, The
International Collectors Library January 1930 B0026QYF84 
Hardcover Used - Very Good No Jacket Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. International Collectors Library n.d. 8vo. Blue leatherette boards. Very good - unread. 548pp. Rough cut page edges. Ribbon place marker. It opens with a description of the Bubonic Plague (Black Death) and leads into an introduction of a group of seven young women and three young men who fled from plague-ridden Florence for a villa outside of the city walls. To pass the time, each member of the party tells one story for every one of the ten nights spent at the villa. 0.00 
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42 GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio; (The Modern library of the world's best books [71])
Modern Library January 1955 B0006AU428 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Recommended reading for anyone interested in literature and medieval history. The 'Decameron' is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Other topics such as wit and witticism, practical jokes and worldly initiation also form part of the mosaic. Beyond its entertainment and literary popularity, it remains an important historical document of life in the fourteenth century. 0.00 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Quiet American, Graham Greene
43 Graham Greene The Quiet American
William Heinemann January 1955 B0000CJACF 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Greene's classic prophetic novel set in Vietnam. Basis for the 2002 Oscar -Nominated motion picture starring Michael Caine and Brendan Fraser. R.A Wobbe; Graham Greene- Filmed twice, first by Joseph Mankiewick in 1958 in a version almost totally at odds with Greene's intention, then by Philip Noyce in 2002 in a first-rate adaptation by Christopher Hampton. 247 pages. Black leather and cloth with gold lettering guild. Part of original dust wraper was salvaged and glued to rear end paper. This book is in mint condition..william Heinemann, First published 1955. 12.00 
Price: 75.00 USD
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44 Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary
International Collectors Library January 1949 B000O9T2AG 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. International Collectors Library, Garden City, NY, 1949. Hard Cover. Ben Stahl (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. As New/No Jacket. Translated by Joan Charles. Brown leatherette binding with gilt decorations and lettering on the spine and front board. Top edge gilt. Emma Bovary and her reviled husband are at breakfast on the morning of Emma's last day alive. As they bicker, scenes from Emma's past are called to mind and played out with all the passion for which Flaubert's novel is famous. 55.70 
Price: 22.00 USD
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45 Guy De Maupassant The Works of Guy De Maupassant
Black's Readers Service Company B001TI79BK 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Red Cloth binding with guilt stamped title on front panel and decorated spine with guilt title on black label. Binding tight and square no damage. Copyright 1952 by Special arragement with Random House, Inc., No Edition stated. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. 1.45 
Price: 5.00 USD
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46 Guy De Maupassant The Works of Guy De Maupassant
Black's Readers Service Company B001TI79BK 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. We also have many more books on this series. 1.45 
Price: 5.60 USD
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47 H WELLS The Croquet Player / H.G. Wells
Viking Press January 1937 B001CBNPGW First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good No Jacket Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY.Very light edgewear. this allegorical satire about a man fleeing from his evil dreams, written under the influence of the Spanish Civil War. The croquet player, as he comfortably sips his vermouth, listens to the strange and terrible tale of the haunted countryside of Cainsmarsh -- a horror which broadens and deepens until it embraces the whole world. 0.00 
Price: 65.00 USD
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48 H.G.WELLS The Croquet Player
The Viking Press January 1937 B000O1TLXW First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good No Jacket Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine w/ no jacket. First American Edition, of this Ghost Story about a man fleeing from his evil dreams, written under the influence of the Spanish Civil War. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in black. Ex-Libris sticker on back/front cover of the original owner (1939) 0.00 
Price: 50.00 USD
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49 Harlan Coben Just One Look
Dutton Adult April 2004 0525947914 / 9780525947912 First Edition Signed By Author
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine SIGNED BY AUTHOR Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Suburban thriller about a perfect husband who disappears when a photo from the past shows up in the latest batch from the photomat. 1.00 
Price: 20.00 USD
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50 Harpers Magazine Treasury of North American Fiction (Harpers Magazine)
Popular Culture Ink November 1991 0831742593 / 9780831742591 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine No price posted on the front flap. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. This is a volume of facsimiles of original Fiction from the archives of Harper's Magazine capturing the magic of 19th century North American fiction. Illustrated with turn-of-the-century line drawings, engravings, photographs and etching. 1.50 
Price: 18.00 USD
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51 Henrik Ibsen The Works of Ibsen
Black's Reader Service Company January 1928 B003SFGV2U 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Red Cloth binding with guilt stamped title on front panel and decorated spine with guilt title on black label. Binding tight and square no damage. Copyright 1928 by Special arragement with Random House, Inc., No Edition stated. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. 25.30 
Price: 5.00 USD
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52 Henrik Ibsen Works of Henrik Ibsen 1 Volume Edition
BLACKS READERS SERVICE CO B00A7OTWLM 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. We also have many more books on this series: 'The Works of Rudyard Kipling, Oliver Goldsmith, H. Rider Haggard, Emile zola, John Donne, Bret Harte, Francis Bacon, A Connan Doyle, Henrik Ibsen, Benvenuto Cellini. 0.00 
Price: 8.00 USD
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53 HENRY GEORGE Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Wat with Increase of Wealth: The Remedy
Modern Library N/A B001F1YDGK 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Former owner highlighted some sentences on page 11. Appears crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/very good Dust Jacket. Minor edgewear to cover plus some age rubbing. 0.00 
Price: 15.00 USD
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54 Herman Melville Moby Dick (Everyman's Library)
Everyman Paperbacks October 1993 0460873075 / 9780460873079 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Some pen highlinering on the contents page. . Herman Melville's epic tal of Captain Ahab's hunt for the white whale. 14.00 
Price: 4.50 USD
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55 hervey - Edit. Allen The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in One Volume
Black's Readers Service January 9999 B000LHN3XS 
Hardcover Collectible - Like New No Jacket Very collectable condition. Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. We also have many more books on this series. 0.00 
Price: 5.60 USD
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56 Jack London The Call of the Wild
Capricorn Pr March 1985 0870300156 / 9780870300158 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Lavisly illustrated with Henry Varnum Poor,(illustrator). Fine copy has deep blue leather spine some decoloration on the spine, with decorative paper binding, boxed in hard cardboard slipcase, case has fading along the opening side. Jack London's famous and beloved novel about his journey to the Klondike, and a tame dog that goes native. Illustrated with wash drawings in two colors with a heavy black line against an icy blue or icy green background. Sandglass gives history of the book, biographical notes on the author and artist, artwork, etc. xv/158pp. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine slipcase. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. 0.00 
Price: 18.00 USD
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57 James Boswell Works of James Boswell, the Life of Samuel Johnson Abridged
Black's Readers Service January 1952 B001M56WOU 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Sunned spine. Small nick at the back edge. Publisher's full red leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, and gilt lettering on front cover. We also have many more books on this series. 0.00 
Price: 5.60 USD
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58 James Fenimore Cooper The Last Of The Mohicans
Quality Paperback Book Club 1993 B002BHSXD6 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. 1757 in the midst of the French and Indian War. Gives an effect of European war on the American landscape and on the Native American population. Cover design by Monica Elias. Painting: The Concealed Enemy by George Caleb Bingham; The last of the Mohicans was first publish in 1826. 0.00 
Price: 8.00 USD
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59 Jane Austen Signature Classics - Pride and Prejudice (Signature Classics Series)
Trident Reference Publishing December 1999 1582790442 / 9781582790442 
Novelty Collectible - Like New Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. Book Condition: As New. Hard cover book in blue leather with an illustration on the cover surrounded by gilt decoration. the book looks new and has no interior markings. gilt edges. a 'giftable' book. published in 1999 from the 1902 edition. 352 pages. 22.40 
Price: 35.00 USD
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60 Jean Jacques Rousseau Works of Jean Jacques Rousseau: Confessions
Black's Readers Service B00AWKTF72 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Red Cloth binding with guilt stamped title on front panel and decorated spine with guilt title on black label. Binding tight and square no damage. Copyright 1952 by Special arragement with Random House, Inc., No Edition stated. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. 1.13 
Price: 5.00 USD
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