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1 Adlington, William (trans.) The Golden Asse of Apuleius
London Grant Richards Ltd. 1913 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Published 
London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1913 279 pp with deckled edges. A limited edition of 1150 copies. This book has an engraved plate, probably the frontpiece of a Seventeenth Century edition published in Amsterdam, as a frontpiece and intricate scrolling for the initial letter of each chapter. There is some light foxing to the first half dozen pages and the endpapers are tanned from the glue used. The brown boards with tan cloth spine are rubbed at extremities, slightly bowed, with three areas where the pressed surface has been pulled off though the undercolor is the same. The spine has an intricate pattern stamped in gold. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Limited Edition. Quarter-bound Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Eugene Onegin A Novel in Verse, Pushkin, Alexander, Translated By Deutsch, Babette
2 Pushkin, Alexander, Translated By Deutsch, Babette Eugene Onegin A Novel in Verse
New York The Heritage Press 1943 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Eichenberg, Fritz 
New York: The Heritage Press, 1943 178 pp with B&W lithographs at chapter heads. Printed on laid stock. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards are a golden colored repetitive print of a Russian Orthodox church with quarter-binding in black and gold stamped title on spine. Boards have light bumping to corners. A descriptive pamphlet from The Heritage Press is included. An exceptionally handsome book.. Cloth Quarter Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Eichenberg, Fritz. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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The Kidnap Murder Case, The Greene Murder Case, The Gracie Allen Murder Case, The "Canary" Murder Case, Van Dine, S.S.
3 Van Dine, S.S. The Kidnap Murder Case, The Greene Murder Case, The Gracie Allen Murder Case, The "Canary" Murder Case
New York P.F. Collier and Son 1938 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: P.F. Collier and Son, 1938 Four Philo Vance mysteries reprinted and bound in a handsome grey textured leatherette with a dark red spiderweb wrapping the boards. Texts are clean, tight and unmarked. Boards have very light bumping to spine ends.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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4 Wells, H.G. The Works of H.G. Wells
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1925 Altantic Edition 475 of 1050 Hardcover Fine Good + 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 23 vols. Vols.Vl - XXVlll. (Vols. 6 -28) Deckle-edged pages, uncut on Vol XXVlll. Each volume except the final has a frontis B&W illustration from one of the stories or a facsimile page from the original manuscript.There are also Well's line drawings sprinkled through the text. Each volume cased. Green paper boards with beige buckram spine and paper label. H.G.W. wreathed initials are emboised into front boards. Green cases. Spines are sunned and cases show some corner bumping. Vol. XXVlll has 3" split to lower edge of case.An extra label is tucked into the endpapers. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Altantic Edition 475 of 1050. Hard Cover, Slip Cased. Fine/Good +. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 2300.00 USD
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