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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 evil rival, Cardinal Richelieu. Despite the period setting and constant violence, the story captures and sustains the listene... View more info

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PAMELA: OR, VIRTUE REWARDED

By: Richardson, Samuel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000046109

ISBN: 0140431403

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. "I cannot be patient, I cannot be passive, when my virtue is in danger." Fifteen-year-old Pamela Andrews, alone and unprotected, is relentlessly pur sued by her dead mistress's son. Although she is attracted to young Mr B., she holds out against his demands and threats of abduction and rape, determ ined to defend her virginity and abide by her own moral standards. Psycholo gically acute in its investigations of sex, freedom and power, Richard... 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

FRANKENSTEIN

By: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000046111

ISBN: 0192815326

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. Frankenstein is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century Gothicism and the proto type of the twentieth-century science-fiction novel. It was conceived in the Swiss Alps in mid-June 1816 after a conversation ab out bringing corpses to life provoked a nightmare, and was written over the next eleven months in largely morbid circumstances. Death and the terrors of childbirth--as much as Romanticism, a burgeoning awareness of unconsciou s drives, and contempor... 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 villains, it seems unlikely that children will ever say no to this timeless classic. 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 Victorian England, Stoker's hypnotic tale of the bloodthirsty Count Dracula, whose nocturnal atrocities are symbolic of an evil ages... View more info

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

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: ¥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 plotting and back-stabbing that ensues lies at the heart of one of the most vivid and co mic of his Barsetshire novels, peopled by ... View more info

AROUND THE MOON

By: Verne, Jules

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009741

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in black lea ther with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spi ne; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. Introduction by James Gunn. Illustrated by Robert Stone. View more info