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18th (eighteenth) Century Plays

By: Quintana, Ricardo (Introduction by)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library, 1952


Includes Cato by Joseph Addison; Tragedy of Jane Shore by Nicholas Rowe; Conscious Lovers by Richard Steele; Beggar's Opera by John Gay; Tragedy of Tragedies (Tom Thumb the Great) by Henry Fielding; London Merchant by George Lillo; She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith; The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Edgeworn DJ in new mylar. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 484 pages; 28519 View more info

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Babbitt

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Modern Library (Random House), N.D.


Published after 1922, probably in the 1940s. Small faded spot on front board. ; Modern Library #162 Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 401 pages; 28271 View more info

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Don Juan

By: Gordon, George, Lord Byron

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Modern Library (Random House), 1949


With an introduction by Louis Kronenberger. Lord Byron's long poem considered a masterpiece. Faint small black mark on rear board; the letter "H" on front free endpaper. No other marks or writing. Red boards perfect. ; Modern Library Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 514 pages; 30568 View more info

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Light In August

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House), 1959


Lena Grove's resolute search for the father of her unborn child begets a rich, poignant, and ultimately hopeful story of perseverance in the face of mortality. A 2x2-inch section, probably from the missing DJ, pasted to front pastedown: "First published in October, 1932, this book was the seventh of Faulkner's novels to appear. Unquestionably one of his masterwork, it has always stood near or at the top of any critic's attempted listing of the author's works in the o... View more info

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New Voices In The American Theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire; Death of a Salesman; Come Back, Little Sheba; the Seven Year Itch; Tea and Sympathy; the Caine Mutiny Court-Martial

By: Williams, Tennessee, and Arthur Miller, William Inge, George Axelrod, Robert Anderson, Herman Wouk

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House), 1955


Green cloth boards rubbed. Clipped DJ chipped, torn, worn, in mylar book jacket cover with book list on back side. ; Modern Library #258 Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 559 pages; 16232 View more info

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Passages From The Diary Of Samuel Pepys

By: Pepys, Samuel (edited and with An Introduction by Richard Le Gallienne)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House), 1923


Intelligently condensed into one volume. Navy topstain, red boards. Small tears and/or chips to extremities of DJ, in mylar book jacket cover. ; Modern Library #103 Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 330 pages; 21411 View more info

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Penguin Island

By: France, Anatole

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Modern Library (Random House), 1933


With An Introduction by Professor H. R. Steeves. Green cloth boards, blue topstain. Previous owner's name and gift note. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 295 pages; 30824 View more info

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Selected Short Stories Of Franz Kafka

By: Kafka, Franz (translated by Willa and Edwin Muir)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Modern Library (Random House), 1952


Previous owner's name; another previous owner's name typewritten on edge of rear front endpaper. Front gutter beginning to loosen. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 328 pages; 30825 View more info

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The Cloister And The Hearth

By: Reade, Charles

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House), 1966


List of all Modern Library books on underside of DJ, this volume listed as #62. DJ is gray, green and white, clipped, with small tears and chips, particularly at heel of spine and front flap fold. Gray cloth boards. ; Modern Library #62 Series; Vol. 62; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 913+ pages; 20855 View more info

The Interpretation Of Dreams

By: Freud, Sigmund (translated by A. A. Brill)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library, 1978


Freud's discovery that the dream is the means by which the unconscious can be explored is undoubetdly the most revolutionary step forward in the entire history psychology. DJ is torn in several places, in mylar book jacket cover. ; Modern Library Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 477 pages; 4619 View more info

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The Romance Of Leonardo Da Vinci

By: Merejkowski, Dmitri (translated From The Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House), 1955


Green cloth boards, gilt spine lettering. Previous owner's name; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 637 pages; 20847 View more info

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Three Plays: Anna Christie; The Emperor Jones; The Hairy Ape

By: O'Neill , Eugene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library, 1964


Eugene O'neill won the Pulitzer award three times. In 1936, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. DJ edgeworn; previous owner's name on front pastedown, hidden by DJ flap. ; Modern Library Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 260 pages; 20833 View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library (Random House), 1978


Introduction by Royal A. Gettmann. Jacket clipped, couple of small closed tears. ; Wood engraving; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 400 pages; 27214 View more info