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121 Verne, Jules From the Clouds to the Mountains. Comprising Narratives of Strange Adventures by Air, Land, and Water.
Boston William F. Gill and Company 1874 Hardcover 
Holiday Edition. 285pp. Green cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. Illustrated. Wear to extremities, a touch of foxing and some smudges to text block, name in pencil on title page. A very good copy. Translated from the French by A. L. Alger. Taves and Michaluk V012. ; Octavo 
Price: 275.00 USD
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In Search of the Castaways: A Romantic Narrative of the Loss of Captain Grant of the Brig Britannia and of the Adventures of His Children and Friends in His Discovery and Rescue., Verne, Jules
122 Verne, Jules In Search of the Castaways: A Romantic Narrative of the Loss of Captain Grant of the Brig Britannia and of the Adventures of His Children and Friends in His Discovery and Rescue.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company (1873) Hardcover Illustrated by Riou, Edouard 
No date but 1880s. 620pp. Original maroon pictorial cloth stamped in grey and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With 170 illustrations by Riou. Oswald Train's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Both hinges cracked, name on front free endpaper, mild rubbing to extremities. A good+ copy. Taves and Michaluk V005.; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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123 Verne, Jules Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours. Le Docteur Ox.
Paris J. Hetzel et Cie (1884) Hardcover 
Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation. 211pp + 8pp of publisher's advertisements. Original pictorial red cloth elaborately stamped in black and gold on the front panel, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel, and stamped in blind on the rear panel. All edges gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations by Leon Benett and Alphonse de Neuville. Fading to spine, a couple of small spots to rear panel, light wear to extremities. Owner's inscription to the verso of the front free endpaper (dated 1884). A very good+ copy. Text in French.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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124 Verne, Jules Meridiana: The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa.
New York Scribner, Armstrong & Co. 1874 First Edition Hardcover 
First authorized US edition. viii, 232pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Light brown cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panel and the spine panel, yellow endpapers. With 48 illustrations. Spine head frayed, corner tips and spine heel gently worn, a couple of signatures starting. A very good copy. Myers 39. Taves and Michaluk V009. ; Octavo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Michael Strogoff, the Courier of the Czar., Verne, Jules
125 Verne, Jules Michael Strogoff, the Courier of the Czar.
New York Scribner, Armstrong & Company 1877 First US Edition Hardcover 
xi, 377pp + 6pp of publisher's advertisement. Original brown decorated cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With ninety full-page illustrations. Revised by Julius Chambers. Translated by W. H. G. Kingston. Lower front corner tip worn, mild wear to extremities. Name on the half-title page, short closed tear to one of the leaves. A bright, near fine copy. Taves and Michaluk V015. ; Octavo 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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126 Verne, Jules The American Gun Club.
New York Scribner, Armstrong & Company 1874 Hardcover 
This edition was published by Scribner in response to the unauthorized edition published by King and Baird. Reprints part of From the Earth to the Moon. viii, 142pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements. Terracotta cloth stamped in gold on the front panel and the spine panel. With 24 full page illustrations. Wear to extremities, darkened spine panel, tiny tear and smudge to verso of title page, toning to pages. A very good- copy. Translated from the French by Louis Mercier and Eleanor E. King. Gallagher, Mistichelli and Van Eerde A11. Taves and Michaluk V003. ; Octavo 
Price: 850.00 USD
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127 Verne, Jules The Field of Ice.
London George Routledge and Sons 1875 Hardcover Illustrated by Riou, Edouard 
iv, 269pp + 14pp of publisher's advertisements. Brick red cloth stamped in black and gold on the front and the spine. With 126 illustrations by Riou. Wear to corner tips and spine ends, front hinge starting, previous owner's name in pencil on the front free endpaper and flyleaf, some scattered foxing. A very good- copy. Taves and Michaluk V004.; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Fur Country, or Seventy Degrees North Latitude., Verne, Jules
128 Verne, Jules The Fur Country, or Seventy Degrees North Latitude.
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1874 Third Edition Hardcover 
xiii, 334pp. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the spine panel, brown endpapers. With one hundred illustrations. A touch of rubbing to extremities, two short creases to rear board. A near fine copy. Translated from the French by N. D'Anvers. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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129 Verne, Jules The Mysterious Island. Wrecked in the Air. Authorized Edition.
New York Scribner, Armstrong & Co. 1875 First US Edition Hardcover 
Issued simultaneously in cloth and wrappers. 110pp + map and publisher's advertisement. Original decorated brown cloth stamped in gold and blind on the front panel and decorated in gold on the spine panel. With forty-eight illustrations. Owner's inscription (dated December 8, 1874) on the front free endpaper. Spine ends and corner tips a bit worn, light soiling to cloth. A nice, very good+ copy. In Bleiler, 1978, p. 199. Taves and Michaluk V013.; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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130 Verne, Jules The Steam House. (Part II.) Tigers and Traitors.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1881 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Benett, Leon 
First US hardcover edition. Originally published in the US by George Munro in the Seaside Library series. viii, 246pp + 8pp of publisher's advertisements; original brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and the spine panel; frontispiece and forty-six illustrations by Leon Benett, one foldout map. Short repaired tear to the edge of one page else a bright, fine copy. Translated from the French by Agnes D. Kingston. Gallagher, Mistichelli and Van Eerde A48. Taves and Michaluk V021. ; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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The Tribulations of a Chinaman in China., Verne, Jules
131 Verne, Jules The Tribulations of a Chinaman in China.
Boston Lee and Shepard Publishers 1882 Hardcover 
vi, 276pp. Bright green pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and the spine panel. With fifty illustrations. Bookplate on front free endpaper, some of the signatures starting. Still a particularly bright, very good+ copy. Translated from the French by Virginia Champlin. Taves and Michaluk V020.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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132 Virgilius Maro, Publius (Virgil) The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated Into English Verse by Mr. Dryden. In Three Volumes.
London Printed for Jacob Tonson 1721 Hardcover 
Fifth edition. Later full sprinkled calf, boards ruled in gold, spines with raised bands and gold numbering (there is no lettering). Frontispiece, several inserted plates with engravings, head-pieces, initials. Light scuffs to leather, some wear to extremities, small chips to spines of volumes 2 and 3, Essex Institute sheets and previous owners' names on the front pastedown endpapers, front hinge of volume 3 a bit weak. A very good set. ; 12mo 
Price: 375.00 USD
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133 Wallop, Douglass The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1954 Hardcover Signed by Author
Book club edition. 250pp. Boards. Signed and inscribed by Douglass Wallop on the front free endpaper: "For Peg and Jim Casey / with admiration / best wishes, and / fond memories of / a wonderfully / debilitating week. / Doug Wallop / 7/68 / Bloomington, Ind." Very faint tape ghosts to free endpapers else a near fine copy in very good+ price-clipped dustjacket with a couple of tiny chips and light fading to spine panel. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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134 Warren, Robert Penn All the King's Men.
New York The Limited Editions Club 1989 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 600 copies. In two volumes. Signed by Robert Penn Warren and Hank O'Neal on the limitation page. Quarter morocco over tan cloth. Three faint creases to three of the leaves else a bright, fine set in cloth slipcase. ; Quarto; Signed by Author 
Price: 800.00 USD
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135 Weier, Debra; Bridgers, Bill Edges.
Madison, WI Emanon Press 1979 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 15 numbered copies. Signed by the authors on the limitation page. A fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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136 White, Lionel Clean Break.
New York E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1955 First Edition Hardcover 
189pp. Red boards. Basis for the 1956 Stanley Kubrick movie The Killing featuring Sterling Hayden and Coleen Gray. Barely a hint of foxing to fore edge. A near fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with minor edge wear and a mildly faded spine panel. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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137 Wiggin, Kate Douglas The Writings of Kate Douglas Wiggin. The Autograph Edition.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1918 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 500 signed and numbered copies. Bright green half morocco over marbled boards, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated. Previous owner's bookplates on the front pastedown endpapers. The spine of volume 11 is faded else a fine set.; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The Prelude., Wordsworth, William
138 Wordsworth, William The Prelude.
London The Doves Press 1915 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 155 copies. 301pp. Original full vellum, text printed in black and red. Housed in a custom made cloth slipcase. With the bookplate of Theodore M. Lilienthal on the front pastedown endpaper. Covers splayed else a fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. The Life of William Wordsworth., Wordsworth, William; Knight, William
139 Wordsworth, William; Knight, William The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. The Life of William Wordsworth.
Edinburgh William Paterson 1882 First Edition Hardcover 
In 11 volumes (8 volumes are The Poetical Works, 3 volumes are The Life). Beautiful azure half morocco, marbled boards, spines lettered and decorated in gold. Frontispieces. Edited by William Knight. Spines uniformly faded else a fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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Later Poems., Yeats, W. B.
140 Yeats, W. B. Later Poems.
New York The Macmillan Company 1924 First US Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Signed by Yeats on the limitation page. xiii, 363pp. Cloth backed boards with paper labels on the front panel and the spine panel. Light toning and mild wear to spine panel, light foxing to endpapers. A bright, very good+ copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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