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998 Melville, Herman Moby Dick or The Whale First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1974 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full black leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Turquoise silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Small black & white line drawings at the start of each chapter. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A stunning copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Out-of-Stock
999 Pusey, Edward B. (translator) The Confessions of Saint Augustine First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full black leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Purple silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Page & chapter decorations in blazing colors. Dei Grassi & Da Pavia were 2 Medieval artists. Their Illuminations appeared in the manuscript of The Visconti Hours, a religious book commissioned in the early 1400's Giangaleazzo Visconti, ruler of Milan, and his son Filippo Maria. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. The reproduction of the color illuminations is a feast for the senses! A stunning copy. Limited Edition Giovannino Dei Grassi & Belbello Da Pavia 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $50.00 Out-of-Stock
1000 Burton, Richard F. Sir (translator) Tales from the Arabian Nights First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full red leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Deep blue silk endpapers and ribbon marker. The chapter medallions beginning each Tale done by Quentin Fiore. Numerous color plates throughout. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. The color plates are stunning! A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $100.00 Place Order
1001 Hamilton, Alexander & Jay, John & Madison, James The Federalist First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full black leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Collects 85 issues, starting 10/27/1787 and ending 5/28/1788. Includes an introduction, and the Federal Constitution as it was approved by the Convention 9/17/1787. Color illustrations by Birney Lettick. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Birney Lettick 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Place Order
1002 Plato The Republic First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full green leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Overleaf of Raphael's famous fresco, The School of Athens. It depicts Plato's Academy, which was the first University in the Western World. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Out-of-Stock
1003 Dostoevsky, Feodor Crime and Punishment First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Jessie Coulson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Woodcut type illustrations by Thomas Phero. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Thomas Phero 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Out-of-Stock
1004 Mann, Thomas Five Stories First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Jessie Coulson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full black leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Collects the stories: Death In Venice, Tonio Kroger, Mario and the Magician, Disorder and Early Sorrow and Felix Krull. Unique illustrations by Robert Borja. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Robert Borja 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Out-of-Stock
1005 Kafka, Franz The Trial First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Jessie Coulson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full grey leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Black silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Black & white illustrations by Phero Thomas. Translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir, and revised with additional translated material by E. M. Butler. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Phero Thomas 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1006 Darwin Charles The Origin of Species First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Jessie Coulson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Black silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Numerous line drawings by Juan Carlos Barberis. Text for this edition was taken from the 6th Edition of The Origin of Species, which was edited and revised by the author. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $45.00 Out-of-Stock
1007 Baudelaire, Charles The Flowers of Evil First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Jessie Coulson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Burgundy silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Some black & white illustrations by Eugene Karlin. This collection of poetry by Baudelaire includes an index of translators lilke: Robert Lowell, Anthony Hecht, and Aldous Huxley to name a few. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Eugene Karlin 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $25.00 Out-of-Stock
1008 Joyce, James Ulysses First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Jessie Coulson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Grey silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Some black & white illustrations by Alan E. Cober. Considered to be Joyce's greatest achievement, and the zenith of Modernist writing in the novel form. A collection of journalistic writing, stream of consciousness writing, anecdotes and more, it was serialized in the Little Review in 1918 and published in Paris in 1922. It was originally banned in America and England, which was not lifted until the mid-1930's. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Alan E. Cober 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $45.00 Out-of-Stock
1009 Defoe, Daniel The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Frontispiece and 22 black & white illustrations by Walter Paget. The illustrations are reproduced from the Paget wood engravings used in the 1912 edition. Title page from original 1719 first edition is reproduced. Daniel Defoe was Pre-Revolutionary Dissenter, and wrote this novel later on in his life. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Walter Paget 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1010 Homer The Iliad First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) The Epic Poem in contemporary verse by Robert Fitzgerald. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full blue leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Gold silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Map of the Aigian and ornamental medallions at the head of each book are by Quentin Fiore. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1011 Cervantes, Miguel The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote De La Mancha First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by J. M. Cohen. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Light brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Frontispiece and stunning illustrations by Gustave Dore. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Gustave Dore 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $50.00 Out-of-Stock
1012 Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1977 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by J. M. Cohen. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Light brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Thackeray contributed to Punch in the mid-1800's. Vanity Fair, published in 1847-48, is considered to be the turning point in his career by many people. 27 black & white illustrations by Thackeray. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Out-of-Stock
1013 Chaucer, Geoffrey The Canterbury Tales First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1974 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) In contemporary verse by J. U. Nicolson. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Orange silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Chaucer started this novel in 1373, and was finally published from hand-lettered manuscripts found after his death in 1400. Beautiful color illustrations, each with title & verse, reproduced from the those used in the original manuscript. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾ - 12 tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1014 Euripides Nine Plays First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Each poem by different translator. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full green leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Deep blue silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Collects the plays: Medea, The Trojan Women, Orestes, Electra, Iphigenia in Taurus, The Bacchae, Alcestis, Hippolytus and Heracles I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Quentin Fiore 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1015 Swift, Jonathan Gulliver's Travels First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1974 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Light brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Black & white illustrations throughout by Charles Edmund Brock. Gulliver's Travels was published in 1726. Jonathan Swift was secretary to Sir William Temple during the 1690's. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Charles Edmund Brock 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Place Order
1016 Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1974 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full cream colored leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Light brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Charming black & white illustrations heading each chapter. This is Fitzgerald's 3rd novel, published 1925, and is considered to be his masterpiece. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $75.00 Out-of-Stock
1017 Chekhov, Anton Eight Plays First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Translated by Elisaveta Fen. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full blue leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Blue silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Collects the poems: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard, The Bear, The Proposal, and A Jubilee. Ivanov was his first major staged production, and 4 others from this collection were produced by the Moscow Art Theater between 1898 and 1904. Some uncredited color illustrations. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1018 Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell To Arms First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full burgundy leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Originally published in 1929. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. Some black & white illustrations by Herbert Tauss. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Herbet Tauss 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $75.00 Place Order
1019 Dickens, Charles David Copperfield First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Gold silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Frontis & internal black & white illustrations by Phiz. Originally published in 1849/50. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Phiz (Hablot Knight Brown) 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $30.00 Out-of-Stock
1020 Thoreau, Henry David Walden or Life In the Woods First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full green leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Thoreau was a Trancendentalist and mentored under Ralph Waldo Emerson. He began a journal of his observations in nature in 1937, and Walden was taken from these journals and published in 1954. Black & white illustrations by Ronald Keller. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Ronald Keller 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1021 Twain, Mark The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Tom Sawyer's Comrad. Scene: The Mississippi Valley; The Time: Forty to Fifty Years Ago. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Samuel Clemens took the name Mark Twain from his time spent as a Mississippi River pilot in the mid-1850's. The Adventures Huckleberry Finn has been called the first modern American novel. Frontis portrait of Samuel Clemens by Alexander Hay Ritchie, with internal black & white illustrations by Ben F. Stahl. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Ben F. Stahl 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $40.00 Out-of-Stock
1055 Eliot, T. S. T. S. Eliot Collected Poems 1909-1962 First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) T. S. Eliot won the 1948 Nobel Prize in Literature. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full tan leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Brown silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Frontis portrait of Eliot by Fuchs. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1056 Poe, Edgar Allen The Tales of Edgar Allen Poe First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1974 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Poe is considered by some to be the Father of the modern detective story.. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full burgundy leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. White-pearlish silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Numerous black & white illustrations by Jay Etkin. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Jay Etkin 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1057 Virgil (Vergil) The Aeneid of Virgil First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Publius Vergilius Mark aka Vergil aka Virgil. Roman Poet, writing between 41bc & 19bc. In the Verse Translation of John Dryden. Uncredited chapter medallion illustrations. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full black leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red/orange silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1058 Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Robert Louis Stevenson started off in engineering, then law, then settled in to travel sketches, essays, and stories. Treasure Island was first published in 1883. Stunning full-page color illustrations and small chapter medallions by N. C. Wyeth. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full blue leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Red silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition N. C. Wyeth 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $55.00 Out-of-Stock
1059 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures In Wonderland First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Lewis Carroll is a pseudonym for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Alice in Wonderland was published in 1865. Stunning black & white illustrations John Tenniel. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full tan/orange leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Green silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition John Tenniel 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $40.00 Place Order
1060 Homer (Robert Fitzgerald trans) The Odyssey First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Not much is known of Homer except that it is believe he was born in a Greek Colony on the Coast of Asia Minor. The date in not truly known. It is still argued if the works attributed to him are by his hand of by some of his followers, the Homeridae. In contemporary verse by Robert Fitzgerald. Front map of the travels of Odysseus and chapter silhouette figures by Quentin Fiore. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full blue leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Gold silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Quentin Fiore 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $50.00 Out-of-Stock
1061 Faulkner, William The Sound and the Fury First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Faulkner was born in 1897. He published his for collection of poems in 1924, and The Sound and the Fury was his first novel published 1929. Black & white illustrations by Allan Mardon. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full blue leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Lime-green silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition Allan Mardon 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1062 Bronte, Emily Wuthering Heights First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Emily Bronte was born in 1918, and died 30 years later of tuberculosis. She wrote only this one novel and some poetry. Wuthering Heights was published in 1947. Uncredited black & white illustrations. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Blue silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Out-of-Stock
1063 Bunyan, John The Pilgrim's Progress First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1976 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) John Bunyan was born in 1628, and after a short stint in the Parliamentary army, he became a Lay Preacher for a congregation of Babtists in Bedford. In 1660, he was arrested for unlicensed preaching and was imprisoned for 12 years. The Pilgrim's Progress was written during his short second imprisonment during 1678. Uncredited black & white illustrations. The text for this edition is taken from the 19th Century text edited by Edmund Venables, Canon of Lincoln, and Mabel Peacock. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full tan-calf leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Burgundy silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $35.00 Place Order
1064 Shakespeare, William Six Tragedies First Edition Full-Leather Franklin Library 1975 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Fine No Jacket (as issued) Includes: Macbeth, Hamlet, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Julius Ceasar. Uncredited black & white illustrations. Part of the Franklin Library Collection: The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Limited edition of an unspecified number. Full red leather with raised bands on the spine. Stunning gilt decoration to the front & rear boards, with gilt titling & decoration on the spine. Top-, bottom- and fore-edge all gilt. Burgundy silk endpapers and ribbon marker. I purchased this volume from an estate collection, and it appears unread. All gilt is still bright and unflecked, and the leather is still fresh. A beautiful copy. Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall $40.00 Out-of-Stock


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