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Pilot, The - LEC

By: Cooper, James Fennimore

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Limited editions club: 1968

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 003215


The 1968 First Thus publication of this James Fenimore Cooper classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1454. Printed at the Garamond Press in Baltimore. This beautiful edition was designed by Peter Oldenburg. The volume was illustrated by Robert M. Quackenbush and it contains fine Woodcut Illustrations by him. The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The book is bound in a Gorgeous titled cloth. The volume is in fi... View more info

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Dombey and Son - Two Volumes

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1957

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003006


Dombey and Son is one of the great classics of Charles Dickens and it is my personal favorite. It appeared after Martin Chuzzlewit and was an effort by Dickens to regain popularity he had lost with the publication of his previous novel. The novel is also a landmark in Dickens' work in that he placed the story at a higher social level than his previous novels. The story involves the downfall of a dignified and pompous merchant and his learning of the power of love as oppo... View more info

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An American Tragedy - LEC

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club: 1954

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 002504


A beautiful production from the Limited Editions Club. Of 1500 copies printed, this is #599. The slipcase is moderately sunned and there is paper wear and loss to the top of the spine left corner. It also has a slight bump on the rear board at the bottom and there is a small scratch there as well. Beautiful book with a slipcase that shows its age. This title is unusual in that it is not signed by the illustrator. The colophon states that "The illustrations are the fi... View more info

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Silas Marner - LEC

By: Eliot, George

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1953

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002280


George Eliot was the pen-name for Mary Ann Evans who was also frequently known as Marion Evans to her friends. She was also the author of The Mill on the Floss, Felix Holt, Daniel Deronda, and a number of other wonderful novels. Her writing is exquisite and Silas Marner is one of the great classics in the history of Western literature.1st Thus. Signed by Ilustrator, The book is in Fine condition, The slip-case is somewhat stained and the label on the slipcase is beginnin... View more info

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She Stoops to Conquer - LEC

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1964

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003005


The 1964 First Thus publication of this Oliver Goldsmith classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1483. Printed by Clarke&Way in New York. This beautiful edition was designed and illustrated by T.M.Cleland.The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The book is bound in a stunning blindstamped cloth. The volume is in fine condition. It's matching slipcase shows shelf-wear and there is a small tear to the paper at the ... View more info

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Twice-Told Tales - Limited Editions Club

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1966

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002449


Near Fine edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic. The book is near fine with a few light spots to the red top coating of the book. This is hard to see and does not really detract. There is some wear to slipcase and a very small tear of the paper at the top right corner of the opening. There is light sunning to the spine. There were only 1500 copies of this edition printed in 1966 of which this is number 1149. It was printed at the Stinehour Press. The illustrations wer... View more info

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Notre-Dame de Paris - 2 volumes Hunchback of Notre-dame

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Paris, Limited editions club: 1930

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 005339


The more familiar title for this novel is "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame". For this edition the original French title was used. These two volumes are one of the earliest publications of the Limited Editions Club. They are both large quartos in wraps. They still have the original very fragile glassine wrappers on each volume although there is about a half inch of the glassine wrapper missing at the extreme top of the spine on volume one and a tiny bit at the top of ... View more info

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Omoo

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Limited editions club: 1961

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 001673


This is a beautiful classic published by The Limited Editions Club. The book is near fine with a tiny corner chip to the two tops (left and right) of the spine. You really have to look for them. The slipcase is also Very Good with just a touch of soiling from handling and some yellowing from age. There is some fading to the spine. All-in-all I would rate this book at very good to near fine. The title of this book, a sequel to Melville's Typee, was borrowed from the nativ... View more info

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Billy Budd and Benito Cereno

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1965

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002978


This Limited Editions Club classic contains two short novels by the great Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick. The book is in Fine condition but there are couple of tiny, virtually invisible spots of soiling on the spine. as is the slipcase. The slipcase has dusting to the bottom panel. Its spine is sunned and it shows light wear in the form of small scratches or spots. there are very few of them.. There were only 1500 copies of this book produced of which this is numbe... View more info

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Kenilworth - LEC

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lunenburg Vermont, Limited editions club: 1966

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003019


Kenilworth is one of the forty eight novels of Sir Walter Scott that are referred to as 'The Waverly Novels'. This edition is bound in a very luxurious cloth material that has a fine pattern of decoration upon it. The covers are thick and you can run your fingers over it and feel the great texture. The book is in Fine condition and the slipcase shows some very minor wear. It is at least Very Good+ with just a couple of small marks. There were only fifteen hundred copies ... View more info

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Talisman, The - LEC

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $149.00

Publisher: Lunenburg Vermont, Limited editions club: 1968

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003020


This title is one of the novels of Sir Walter Scott's 48 novel Waverly Series. It contains all of the ingredients for a romantic adventure: Faraway lands, love, mystery, and chivalric courage and daring. The book is an Historical Romance such as Ivanhoe and it is a wonderful reading experience. The volume is in near Fine condition and has a gilt top-edge which shows a couple of minor spots and scratches. The gilt still looks good. The slipcase is in Very Good+ condition ... View more info

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Waverley - LEC

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Lunenburg Vermont, Limited editions club: 1961

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003001


When this novel was published anonymously in 1814, it created great interest among readers who sought to discover the author. Scott claimed that he published the book this way in order to avoid 'political discussion'. Because the book was published only 60 years after the invasion of Prince Charlie and because the dark and bloody days of 1745 still rankled in the minds of many living people. This book is a historical romance and is the first book in what is known as the ... View more info

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Ivanhoe - LEC

By: Scott, Walter

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1951

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 000390


This is the First Thus edition from the Limited Editions Club. Two volumes in slipcase. #1468 of 1500 copies in beautiful decorative cloth with some sunning to the spines. The slipcase is in Very Good shape with a small amount of wear. Signed on the colophon by Edward A. Wilson, the illustrator. Beautiful copy of this revered classic. The book has a wonderful plot that carries the reader along and is based on true history. It is one of the world's favorite classics. The ... View more info

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Beach of Falesa, The

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Limited editions club: 1956

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003970


The 1956 First Thus publication of this Stevenson classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 631. Printed at the Ward Ritchie Press in Los Angeles. This beautiful edition was designed by Ward Ritchie and it contains fine Illustrations by him. The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The book is bound in a Gorgeous pictorial cloth. The volume is in near fine condition with a few very small spots to the front board. It... View more info

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New Arabian Nights - LEC

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Avon, Connecticut, Limited editions club: 1976

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003969


The 1976 publication of this Stevenson classic. Two thousand copies were printed of which this is copy number 631. Printed at the Garamond Press in Baltimore, Maryland. This beautiful edition was designed by Eugene M. Ettenberg and it contains fine Illustrations by Clarke Hutton who has signed the book on the limitation page. The volume is in very fine condition and it's matching slipcase is near fine with only a few very small spots to the bottom of the spine. They real... View more info

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Rose and the Ring, The - LEC

By: Thackeray, William M.

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1942

Edition: First Edition Limited

Seller ID: 002880


The 1942 First Thus publication of this Thackeray classic was published as a Christmas volume. A limited number of copies were printed of which this is copy number 1040. Printed at the Press of A. Colish in Mount Vernon, N.Y. This beautiful edition was designed by George Macy, the godfather of the Limited Edition Club and it contains fine Illustrations that were redrawn by Fritz Kredel from the original first edition. The full page plates in the volume were colored by ha... View more info

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Newcomes, The - 2 volumes - LEC

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1954

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002407


Beautiful two volume set with some minor wear to slipcase. First edition for these illustrations. Signed by Edward Ardizzone, the illustrator. Volumes have attractive pictorial cloth boards. Very Nice. The 1954 First Thus publication of this Thackeray classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1274. Printed at the University Press in Cambridge, England. Fine Illustrations. The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The... View more info

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Cape Cod - LEC

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Portland Maine, Limited editions club: 1968

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003214


This is a beautiful First Edition Thus of Thoreau's great classic 'Cape Cod". It was limited to 1500 copies of which this is number 1454. The book was planned and printed by Fred Anthoensen at the Anthoensen Press in Portland. Main. The book is illustrated with drawings from R.J. Holden and is signed by him on the colophon. The book is in near fine condition with some spotting to the top-edge for a couple of inches out from the spine. There is very slight sunning to ... View more info

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Warden, The - Limited Editions Club

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1955

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 000023


'The Warden' is one of the great classics written by Anthony Trollope. It is a pleasant story about British ecclesiastical life in the time of Queen Victoria. It is a novel of domestic realism and the amiable style of the novel fits the leisurely existence it describes. A wonderful read! This is the centennial edition of The Warden. Only 1500 copies were printed in 1955 of which this is number 946. The book is in beautiful condition with a small pencil point size white s... View more info

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Eclogues

By: Virgil

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1960

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002749


Beautiful copy containing 10 eclogues of Virgil translated into English by C.S.Calverly and wonderfully illustrated by Vertes. The book is fine and the slipcase shows shelfwear with light soiling. Of 1500 copies printed this is #1201 and it is signed by Vertes on the colophon page. A sumptuous edition. The Limited Editions Club was founded in 1929. It was the creation of George Macy. Its purpose was to create very high quality versions of the classics that were also illu... View more info