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Image for Pilgrim's Shell, the :  Or, Fergan the Quarryman

Pilgrim's Shell, the : Or, Fergan the Quarryman

By: Eugene, Sue, translated by Daniel De Leon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York Labor News Company: 1904

Seller ID: 21002

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


280 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 280 pages. ; Historical fiction. 'A Tale from the Feudal Times.' ; Volume 12 in the Mysteries of the People, or, History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages Series. ; Gift note in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1918. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Scarce. ; Mysteries of the People Series; Vol. 12 View more info

Image for Iron Trevet, the :  Or, Jocelyn the Champion

Iron Trevet, the : Or, Jocelyn the Champion

By: Eugene, Sue, translated by Daniel De Leon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York Labor News Company: 1906

Seller ID: 21003

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


272 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 160 pages. ; Historical fiction. 'A Tale of the Jacquerie.' ; Volume 14 in the Mysteries of the People, or, History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages Series. ; Gift note in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1918. Small spot on fore-edge. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Scarce. ; Mysteries of the People Series; Vol. 14 View more info

Image for Pocket Bible, The, Complete in 2 Volumes :  Or, Christian the Printer

Pocket Bible, The, Complete in 2 Volumes : Or, Christian the Printer

By: Eugene, Sue, translated by Daniel De Leon

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York Labor News Company: 1910

Seller ID: 21004

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


640 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Set of 2 vols, hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 346 + 294 pages. ; Historical fiction. 'A Tale of the Sixteenth Century.' ; Volume 16 in the Mysteries of the People, or, History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages Series. ; Gift note in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1918 in each vol. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Scarce. ; Mysteries of the People Series; Vol. 16 View more info

Image for Sword of Honor, The, Complete in 2 Volumes :  Or, the Foundation of the French Republic

Sword of Honor, The, Complete in 2 Volumes : Or, the Foundation of the French Republic

By: Eugene, Sue, translated by Daniel De Leon

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York Labor News Company: 1910

Seller ID: 21005

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


652 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Set of 2 vols, hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 324 + 328 pages. ; Historical fiction. 'A Tale of the French Revolution.' ; Volume 18 in the Mysteries of the People, or, History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages Series. ; Gift note in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1918 in one vol. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. ; Mysteries of the People Series; Vol. 18 View more info

Image for Galley Slave's Ring, the :  Or, the Family of Lebrenn

Galley Slave's Ring, the : Or, the Family of Lebrenn

By: Eugene, Sue, translated by Daniel De Leon

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York Labor News Company: 1911

Seller ID: 21006

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


223 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 223 pages. ; Historical fiction. 'A Tale of the French Revolution of 1848.' ; Volume 19 in the Mysteries of the People, or, History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages Series. ; Gift note in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1918. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Scarce. ; Mysteries of the People Series; Vol. 19 View more info

Literary Forgeries : With an Introduction by Andrew Lang

By: Farrar, J. A, with Andrew Lang

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Gale Research Company: 1969

Seller ID: 20317

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


282 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, plain black cloth, red endpapers, [xxvi] + 282 pages. ; Originally published by London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1907. This is a high-quality facsimile reprint, 1969. ; True stories of famous, notorious, and ingenious cases of literary forgery including letters of Euripides, Byron, Shelley, Pascal, etc, fables of Aesop, Pausanias of Britain, Simonides, works of Viterbo, the Eikon, papal decrees, church martyrs, much more. ; No defects. No jacket, as issued. View more info

Go Down, Moses : And Other Stories, Leather Binding

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Southern Living Gallery: 1983

Seller ID: 17170

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


383 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black leather, 22-carat gold (gilt) decor, 6 compartments on spine, faux marbled endpapers, all edges metallic gold, blue page-marker ribbon, 383 pages, 7 original inter-related short stories. ; Originally published 1942 by Random House. This is a facsimile reprint, 1983, with added b/w portrait photo of Faulkner. ; No defects. No jacket, as issued. ; Laid in: 24-pg booklet with commentary on this book, published with book. ; Southern Classics Library Series View more info

Image for Maumewa :  An Indian Lyric of the Ozarks

Maumewa : An Indian Lyric of the Ozarks

By: Fellow, Henry Coffin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Tilma Printing Company: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21053

Condition: Good+


38 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Red softcover, flocked (fuzzy) covers, bound with knotted cord as issued, 38 pages, preface and brief glossary, b/w frontispiece illustration. Warmly inscribed to Prof. F. C. West and SIGNED by author who also wrote his Wichita address. ; Published by author, 1930. Epic poem, in style of Hiawatha, telling of meeting of Hernando de Soto with the Red Men of Arkansas and Oklahoma. ; Henry Coffin Fellow (1856-1948) PhD, once called the Cowboy Poet of Oklahoma, was professor of literature at University of Kansas, Wichita. ; Covers worn, many small edge chips. Cord ... View more info

Eskimo Songs and Stories

By: Field, Edward, with Knud Rasmussen; Illustrated by Kiakshuk and Pudlo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20227

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


102 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Ex-Library; Oblong hardcover, blue and white cloth, blue endpapers, [xvi] + 102 + 2 pages, beautiful monochrome and 2-color illustrations throughout, 38 tales told in a somewhat poetical style, some of them entitled songs, but no tunes given. English throughout. ; 1st printing, 1973, stated. Not a songbook. ; Tales collected by Knud Rasmussen on Fifth Thule Expedition. Translated by Edward Field. Illustrated by Kiakshuk and Pudlo of Cape Dorset, Canada. ; Endpapers show old library marks inked out. Jacket lightly sunned but intact. No other defects. View more info

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Second Book of Verse : (Signed)

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 19187

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


260 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, gilt lettering, [x] + 200 pages, laid paper throughout, 76 poems. ; Copyright 1892. This printing 1895. Sentimental, topical, narrative and humorous verse. ; Exterior shows moderate wear. Cloth on spine sunned but gilt is bright and readable. Front endpaper has three items affixed: 1) armorial bookplate of Eugene Field, 2) bookplate of George H. Yenowine, 3) printed poem entitled Booh which is SIGNED by Eugene Field in a very fine hand. Same page also has gift note from George H. Yenowine dated 1896. Also, copyright page is SIGNED by Ju... View more info

Little Book of Tribune Verse, a : A Number of Hitherto Uncollected Poems, Grave and Gay

By: Field, Eugene, and Joseph G. Brown; Illustrated by Allyn Wolcott Palmer

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1906

Seller ID: 16336

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


249 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, pale green cloth, gilt lettering, purple and green decor, 249 pages + 4 sepia-toned illustrations on unnumbered plates, over 150 original poems written 1881-1883 while Field was associate editor of Denver Tribune, and published there anonymously. ; Poems by Eugene Field, collected and edited by Joseph G. Brown, with illustrations by Allyn Wolcott Palmer. Book is copyright 1901 but plates are dated 1906.; Cloth worn but not frayed, gilt on front is bright, on spine is dull and mostly worn off. Residue of an old bookplate on front endpaper. A few page... View more info

Tales Told in Canada

By: Fowke, Edith

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada: 1986

Seller ID: 9414

ISBN: 038525041X

Condition: Very Good+


174 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Purple softcover, 174 pages, index of tale types and motifs, bibliography, 50 Canadian folktales told, each with extensive historical background and info. ; Compiled by Canada's most famous collector of folklore. ; Minor wear to lower tips. No other defects. View more info

Tops ! : The Get-Away ; Look out ! ; the Sea

By: Fraumann, Louise K.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Tops: 1955

Seller ID: 15217

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, stiff metallic gold covers with red lettering and decor, 32 unnumbered pages. ; This is a bizarre booklet with three action-packed short stories entitled The Get-Away, Look out, and The Sea. ; Published by Louise Keatley Fraumann. No date but we estimate about 1955. Number One is stated, and inside rear cover has a promo for Number Two. (No connection to Topps trading cards) ; Edges of covers, which extend beyond textblock, show light wear. No other defects. No marks. Binding of three staples intact. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Caprice Immensity, the : (Signed 1st Edition)

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19825

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, green boards printed in dark green and brown, title in thermographic ink. Pictorial endpapers in tan and rich red-brown. 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. First edition stated. Copyright page SIGNED by author-artist-publisher Gwen Frostic. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; Almos... View more info

Caprice Immensity, The

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1983

Seller ID: 20063

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, green boards printed in dark green and brown, title in thermographic ink. Pictorial endpapers in tan and rich red-brown. 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; No visible wear. The only defect: gift note penned on reverse of front free endpaper. Scar... View more info

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Heuristic : Words and Block Prints (1st Edition, Signed)

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18133

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, beautiful black boards with silver lettering and linoleum-block-print of flying bat on front, illustrated endpapers, 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. Page opposite title page SIGNED by Gwen Frostic in black felt-tip. ; 1st edition stated. One of Frostic's rarest titles. ; Spine, which is unlettered, slightly faded. No other defects. A gorgeous book. View more info

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These Things Are Ours

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1960

Seller ID: 20555

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


60 pages; 8vo (9.5") 24 cm; Hardcover, green and yellow decorated boards, 60 unnumbered pages, wonderful variety of handmade textured and deckle pages, nature-inspired illustrations throughout. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a beloved Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; Book shows almost no wear. A touch of sunning to edges. ; Item laid in: publisher's leaflet listing seven titles, will illustration... View more info

Image for Beyond Time :   (Signed by Gwen Frostic)

Beyond Time : (Signed by Gwen Frostic)

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1971

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20559

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Brown and buff decorated boards, 64 unnumbered pages. Variety of deckle papers. Title page embossed, as issued. Color and monochrome linoleum-block illustrations throughout. SIGNED by author. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a beloved Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking and inspirational. ; No visible wear. Publisher's postcard laid in. View more info

Image for Beyond Time :   (Signed by Gwen Frostic)

Beyond Time : (Signed by Gwen Frostic)

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers: 1971

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21067

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, brown and buff decorated boards, 64 unnumbered pages, variety of deckle papers. Title page embossed, as issued. Color and monochrome linoleum-block illustrations throughout. SIGNED by author. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a beloved Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking and inspirational. ; No visible wear. Publisher's postcard laid in. View more info

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Contemplate : (Signed)

By: Frostic, Gwen; Illustrated by Gwen Frostic

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers;: 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21068

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, red and pale gray decorated boards, 64 unnumbered pages, variety of deckle papers, all edges red. SIGNED by author. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. This is one of her most popular titles. ; No visible defects. View more info