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The Princess and The Pea

By: Anderson, Hans Christian retold by Sorgen, Carol

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Mini Fairy Tale Classics, Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 6029

ISBN: 0824101790

Condition: Good


ISBN: 0824101790. Published 1991 Armando Curico Editore, Rome Italy. This second edition published in USA, SC021A. Some small specks on the cover. Inside clean, bright. 16 pages. View more info

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The Wizard Of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank, Illustrated by W.W. Denslow

Price: $1.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, 866 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10022: 1970

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 744

Condition: Poor


This is a wretched copy, ex-library, battered, beaten, spotted, spine loose. BUT: from Chapter II onward, the pages are clean and readable, the pictures are the Denslow illustrations in two-tone blue and black ink. There is an Afterword by Clifton Fadiman. The cover has been protected by the library plastic, worn at the edges, but no cleaner than the book. This is Book number 70852 of the Macmillan Classics series, for children and teenagers. There is a list on the back cover of the other books in the series. Our book number 744. View more info

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The Complete Book of Retirement Secrets, The Insider's Guide To A Happier, Healthier, Welthier Retirement

By: Boardroom Classics, reference book, thousands of contributors.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boardroom Classics, 55 Railroad Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830: 1996

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9501

ISBN: 0887231284

Condition: Very Good


ISBN 0887231284. A new book. something has scuffed the lower right corner of the front cover. Some kind of shelf wear. No dust cover. Second printing, "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2." Includes a pamphlet "Strictly Personal" about health issues, and original fliers that were included with the new book. Our book number 9501. View more info

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Butler, Samuel: translator, Loomis, Louise R.: Editor

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Walter J. Black, New York: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 46008

Condition: Fair


Published for the Classics Club. Edited by Louise Loomis. Ex-library. Hinges reinforced with clear tape. Crack in pages at title page. Spine secure otherwise. Someone has made some very helpful notes in pencil at the top of several pages, translating the Roman Numerals into numbers. Red cloth covered boards. 391 pages. View more info

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST: AND TWENTY-FOUR YEARS AFTER with Introduction and Notes, Volume 13, The Harvard Classics

By: Dana, R.H. Jr. ; edited by Eliot, Charles W. LL.D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Company, New York: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19515

Condition: Good


Withdrawn from the library. Sticky places on the cover where tape has been removed. Green Clothbound, hinge broken at front title page. All other pages secure, and the spine is tight. Copyright is 1909, but the book looks newer. no other dates mentioned. Endpapers have the VERITAS seals marked on the paper. View more info

Robinson Crusoe

By: Daniel DeFoe, with an introduction by David G Pitt

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Airmont Publishing Co., Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2

Condition: Very Good


An Airmont Classic. Specially selected for the Airmont Library from the immortal literature of the world. One owner. Purchased new. never read. Carefully covered with clear contact paper. Cover is untouched, clean, no marks of wear or use. Spine is tight, pages clean, though discolored by time. Tight spine is very unusual for an Airmont classic, because of the cheapness of the book. Covered with clear contact paper. These Airmont classics are notorious for loose pages. This book is remarkably well preserved. only 1 loose page. contents. Cover and text very clean. private collection (I opened t... View more info

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The Gods of Mars

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States, Ballantine Books, Inc. New York: 1964

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 14114

Condition: Good


Second printing, February, 1964. paper yellowed and book creases, small tears to cover, ex-library. Number two in the famous Martian Series of eleven classics. Authorized Edition; Edgar rice burroughs, Inc. Ballantine U2032. Cover Painting by Bob Abbett. Our book number 14114. View more info

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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin, Benjamin, with an introduction by Crane, Verner W.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper's Modern Classics, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York:

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 4017

Condition: Fair


Ex-library, Red Cover with black printing, accented with gold. 231 pages. wear at top and bottom of spine and to corners. Dedication plate inside front cover, pages secure and clean. View more info

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Dead Souls

By: Gogol, Nikolai, foreward O'Connor, Frank, Translation by MacAndrew, Andrew R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Signet Classics, CP66, The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., 501 Madison Avenue, New York 22, New York: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21004

Condition: Good


August, 1961. Crease on front cover hinge, pages aged. dent on top of pages, name of previous owner on top of pages. minor shelf wear to edges and corners. Cover and pages tight and clean. View more info

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The Story of Jean Valjean, Adapted from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables"

By: Grames, Sarah Katherine, Ph.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, F.A. Owen Publishing Company, Dansville, N.Y.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 762

Condition: Good


This is a 1921 version of Cliff notes. Ms. Grames has "adapted" Les Miserables into a 32 page summary of the story of Jean Valjean. The Book has a blue cloth binding with black lettering, and is held together by three staples. The condition is remarkable for a book this age, as the only loosening of the staples is in the center four pages, one sheet has begun to come loose. This book is withdrawn from the library, so it has glue residue around the base of the spine. A beautiful little antique book, especially for students of Classical Literature. There is an handwritten note in the front cover... View more info

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Twice Told Tales

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Introduction by Francis R. Gemme

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Airmont Publishing Co., Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 21231

Condition: Good


4.25" x 7". 288 pages. Airmont Classics Series Number CL66. Crease down the center of the spine. All pages secure, no marks in text. Paper aged, covers clean and unmarked. Private collection, purchased as part of a very large set in 1965. Our book number 21231. View more info

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Call of the Wild

By: London, Jack

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A.: Scholastic Paperbacks, New York: 1963

Seller ID: 22009

ISBN: 0590440012

Condition: Fair


Soiled, wrinkled, yellowed, bent. Pages secure. Spine not creased. A very well loved copy. Apple Classics, from Scholastic. It says 1963, but the fact that it has an ISBN would indicate a later printing. View more info

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Merrill's English Texts, Lycidas, Comus, L'Allegro, Il Penseroso and Other Poems by John Milton

By: Milton, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles E. Merrill Co.: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 822

Condition: Very Good


Small Blue volume with black embossed lettering on the front cover. Withdrawn from the library, with very little library residue. In adition to the library stamps, the endpaper in the front is inscribed with the previous owner's name and her date of High School graduation, "Senior '18, V.H.S." (That would be NINETEEN- eighteen.)She also made notes in the margins in pencil. Six and one-half inches by four and one-half inches. 198 pages. A beautiful old book. Our book number 822. View more info

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The Book of Inside Information

By: the editors and experts of Bottom Line Personal

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bottom Line, Personal, Boardroom Classics, 330 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036: 1994

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 13503

Condition: As New


ISBN 0887230741. Inside information on: Money, Health, Shopping, Taxes, Marriage, Home, Investments, Fitness, Car, Travel, Collecting, Retirement, Success, and Education. A new book. no dust jacket. 13th edition, Completely Revised Edition, 1994. 498 pages, oversized book, may require extra postage. Over three pounds in weight. Companion book to our listing number 9501, The Complete Book of retirement Secrets. Our book number 13503. View more info

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An Introduction To The English Classics

By: Trent, William P., Hanson, Charles L., Brewster, William T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ginn And Company, Boston, The Atheneum Press, Ginn And Company Proprietors, boston, U.S.A., 1911: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 191

Condition: Good


Studies of typical classics: Novels and Romances; Vicar of Wakefield, Ivanhoe, Quentin Durward.Poems; selections from Faerie Queene, Paradise Lost, Rape of the Lock.Dramatic Poetry; Shakespeare.Narrative and Descriptive Prose; Pilgrim's Progress, Sir Roger de Coverley papers, The Sketch Book.Descriptive and Lyric Poetry; Deserted Villiage, Snowbound, Lycidas, L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Expository and Argumentative Prose; Burke's conciliation with the Colonies, Washigton's Farewell Address, Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration.List of Books for Supplementary Reading. 298 pages,Ex-library. cover so... View more info

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Airmont Classic, Airmont Publishing Co., Inc., 22 East 60th Street, New York 22, U.S.A.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 227

Condition: Fair


Complete and unabridged, with PART of an Introduction by Allan Donaldson. (pages 1-2 of the Airmont commentary, by Allen Donaldson are missing.) This is before the title page, so the book is complete, only one page of the introduction is missing. (The book, Complete, and unabridged, complete with the publication pages and title pages, starts on page 7.) Front cover creased. No other pages missing, 192 pages. copy clean, paper aged. Airmont Classics Series CL39. The book is all there. nothing missing from the book. Pages yellowed from age, Number 39 in the enormous collection of classic books p... View more info