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MCTEAGUE: A STORY OF SAN FRANCISCO

By: Norris, Frank

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000034133

ISBN: 0451528913

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Frank Norris' graphic portrayal of the seamy side of survival in turn-of-the-century urban America remains shocking and powerful today -and its conclusion just as harrowing. View more info

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

By: pere, Alexandre Dumas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000002929

ISBN: 0140440259

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: A perennial favorite, this work continues to hold appeal for adventure lovers. Full of intrigue, swordplay, and revenge, it is the story of d'Artagnan, a young nobleman who travels to Paris in hopes of joining the Musketeers, a group of swashbuckling adventurers who serve King Louis XIII. His wit and fighting ability make d'Artagnan a welcome addition to their ranks, and together the four young men work to foil the King's ... View more info

IVANHOE

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000034882

ISBN: 1853262021

Condition: Very Good


Introduction and Notes by David Blair, University of Kent at Canterbury Set in the reign of Richard I, Coeur de Lion, Ivanhoe is packed with memorable incidents - sieges, ambushes and combats - and equally memorable character s: Cedric of Rotherwood, the die-hard Saxon; his ward Rowena; the fierce Te mplar knight, Sir Brian de Bois-Gilbert; the Jew, Isaac of York, and his be autiful, spirited daughter Rebecca; Wamba and Gurth, jester and swineherd r espectively. Scott ex... View more info

IVANHOE

By: Scott, Walter

Price: ¥5,900.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000009674

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited Edition, bound in red leather wit h gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

CANCER WARD

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000009681

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in red leath er with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine ; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Price: ¥8,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009714

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. View more info

THE WINTER OF OUR DISCOUNT

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: ¥9,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000009684

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

CANNERY ROW

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: ¥7,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009721

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. View more info

TREASURE ISLAND

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Peninsula Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000019303

ISBN: 1883684072

Condition: Near Fine /No DJ as Issued


This is a crisp and clean hardcover, no dustjacket as issued in this limite d edition # 0215 out of a printing of 2,000. Climb aboard for the swashbuckling adventure of a lifetime. Treasure Islandhas enthralled (and caused slight seasickness) for decades. The names Long John Silver and Jim Hawkins are destined to remain pieces of folklore for as long as children want to read Robert Louis Stevenson's most famous book. With it's dastardly plot and motley crew of rogues and... View more info

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DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000041866

ISBN: 0553210874

Condition: Good


There is something strange happening on the streets of London. A monstrous brute by the name of Hyde prowls the streets, leaving a lascivious wake of brutality and violence and where Hyde treads, the mild mannered and sophist icated Dr. Jekyll is not far behind to pay for the damages. Dr. Jekyll's fr iend, Gabriel John Utterson, slowly begins to piece the mystery behind Dr. Jekyll's relationship to the unscrupulous Hyde but it isn't until he makes a startling discovery t... View more info

DRACULA

By: Stoker, Bram

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000041505

ISBN: 0140367179

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Of the many admiring reviews Bram Stoker's Dracula received when it first appeared in 1897, the most astute praise came from the author's mother, who wrote her son: 'It is splendid. No book since Mrs. Shelley's Frankenstein or indeed any other at all has come near yours in originality, or terror.'A popular bestseller in Victori... View more info

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UNCLE TOM'S CABIN: OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000025954

ISBN: 0451521226

Condition: Good


The scenes of this story, as its title indicates, lie among a race hitherto ignored by the associations of polite and refined society; an exotic race, whose ancestors, horn beneath a tropic son, brought with them, and perpeto ated to their descendants, a character so essentially unlike the hard and d ominant A nglo-S axon race, as for many years to have won from it only misu nderstanding and contempt. View more info

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: William Collins: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000042624

ISBN: 000735102X

Condition: Good


HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential cl assics. 'I cannot but conclude the bulk of your natives to be the most pernicious r ace of little odious vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the sur face of the earth.' Shipwrecked on the high seas, Lemuel Gulliver finds himself washed up on the strange island of Lilliput, a land inhabited by quarrelsome miniature people. On his travels he continues to meet others who force him to re... View more info

VANITY FAIR

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009713

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in blue leat her with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spin e; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker.Illustrated with 200 drawin gs by the author from the first edition and with an introduction by John T. Winterich. View more info

BARCHESTER TOWERS

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000043214

ISBN: 0140266437

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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BARCHESTER TOWERS

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000043970

ISBN: 0140432035

Condition: Good


"I never saw anything like you clergymen ... you are always thinking of fig hting each other" After the death of old Dr Grantly, a bitter struggle begins over who will s ucceed him as Bishop of Barchester. And when the decision is finally made t o appoint the evangelical Dr Proudie, rather than the son of the old bishop , Archdeacon Grantly, resentment and suspicion threaten to cause deep divis ions within the diocese. Trollope's masterly depiction of the plotti... View more info

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000043917

ISBN: 0142437131

Condition: Very Good


"A certain class of dishonesty, dishonesty magnificent in its proportions, and climbing into high places ... " This was the new metropolitan disease Trollope set out brilliantly to expos e in The Way We Live Now. His milieux are the City's financial institutions , London's exclusive West End squares and drones' clubs populated by languo rous aristocrats, all offering rich pickings for the unscrupulous speculato r, whether in the marriage or the money market. Amo... View more info

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THE EUSTACE DIAMONDS

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000044095

ISBN: 0140430415

Condition: Very Good


The central plot of The Eustace Diamonds (1872) involves the theft and ulti mate discovery of a diamond necklace - the Eustace family heirloom. A splen did sense of the absurd permeates the novel and allows Trollope to examine "truth" in may contexts and at many levels of seriousness. Lizzie's unscrup ulous lies do not prevent her final exposure, and it is, as Stephen Gill sa ys in his Introduction, "this honesty, this clarity of vision that places T rollope ... View more info

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CAN YOU FORGIVE HER

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000044100

ISBN: 0140430865

Condition: Good


Part Two Of Two Parts CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? is the first of the six Palliser novels. In this volum e Trollope examines parliamentary election and marriage, politics and priva cy. He dissects the Victorian upper class. Issues and people shed their pre tenses under his patient, ironic probe. But it is on women and their predicament that Trollope particularly focuses . "What should a woman do with her life?" asks Alice Vavasor. And each woma n, being different and ... View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

By: Twain, Mark

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000041454

ISBN: 0007351038

Condition: Very Good


HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential cl assics.'We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places d o seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free a nd easy and comfortable on a raft.'Huck Finn escapes from his alcoholic fat her by faking his own death and so begins his journey through the Deep Sout h, seeking independence and freedom. On his travels, Huck meets an escaped slave, Jim, who is a... View more info