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THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE

By: Lehmann, Rosamond

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Virago UK: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000020163

ISBN: 0860683303

Condition: Good


Ten-year-old Rebecca is living in the country with her family, when Sibyl J ardine returns to her property in the neighbourhood. The two families - onc e linked in the past - meet again, with the result that Rebecca becomes dra wn into the strange complications of the old lady's life. View more info

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

By: Leroux, Gaston

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Communication Library:

Seller ID: RWARE0000044316

ISBN: 1584721723

Condition: Very Good


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THE LOTUS AND THE WIND

By: Masters, John

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1959

Seller ID: RWARE0000016286

Condition: Very Good


Penguin No. 1166. Robin Savage is forced to clear his name through service in 'The Great Game' on the North West Frontier. His primary task is to discover the reasons for a murder which seems to have some connection with Russian ambitions in the area. View more info

MOBY-DICK; OR, THE WHALE

By: Melville, Herman

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000038167

ISBN: 0393044025

Condition: Very Good/Good


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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 evil rival, Cardinal Richelieu. Despite the period setting and constant violence, the story captures and sustains the listene... 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 explores the conflicts between the Crown and the powerfu l Barons, between the Norman overlords and the conquered Saxons, and b... 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 villains, it seems unlikely that children will ever say no to this timeless classic. View more info

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 that the truth is revealed. 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

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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

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 reflect on human behaviour - the giants of Brobdingnag, the Houyhnhnms and the Yahoos. In this scathing satire on the politics ... 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

VANITY FAIR (WORDSWORTH CLASSICS)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000045791

ISBN: 1853260193

Condition: Very Good


With an Introduction and Notes by Owen Knowles, University of Hull Thackera y's upper-class Regency world is a noisy and jostling commercial fairground , predominantly driven by acquisitive greed and soulless materialism, in wh ich the narrator himself plays a brilliantly versatile role as a serio-comi c observer. Although subtitled 'A Novel without a Hero', Vanity Fair follow s the fortunes of two contrasting but inter-linked lives: through the retir ing Amelia Sedley and the brilliant Becky Sharp, Thackeray examines the pos ition of women in an intensely exploitative male world. View more info

THE SEBASTOPOL SKETCHES

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000045433

ISBN: 0140444688

Condition: Very Good


Shares Tolstoy's three articles concerning the siege of Sebastopol and his observations of conditions and atrocities during the Crimean War. View more info