Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Rendered from the Literal & Complete Version of Dr. J. C. MardrusE. Powys Mathers London, England The Casanova Society 1923 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 4 volume limited edition (1586/2250) complete. 1923 Casanova Society. 3,552 pp. total. Gilt top text block and spine lettering. One different color illustration as frontispiece of each volume. Each book contains 25-40 tales and is c. 900 pages long. The most famous tale(s) in this set are Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp and the Seven Voyages of Sinbad. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks; bindings relaxed; mild scuffing/staining to covers, chip to front of Vol. 1; light bumping to cover corners and spine ends; scattered occasional creasing; page tearing to errata at rear of Vol. 4. No Dust Jackets as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Extra postage may be requested due to weight of set.
The World's One Hundred Best Short StoriesGrant Overton (editor) New York NY Funk & Wagnalls Co. 1927 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 1927 1st Edition Thus. Complete 10 volume set with a different genre for each book : Adventure, Romance, Mystery, Love, Drama, Courage, Women, Men, Ghosts, and Humor. Includes stories such as The Gold Bug (Poe), Youth (Conrad), The Necklace (de Maupassant), The Thief (Dostoevsky); Sleepy Hollow (Irving). Book Conditions : Very Good; no text marks; crease to Vol 5 front cover; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; some fading to spine titling; mild age toning inside covers; a few scattered scuffs to text block. No Dust Jackets as issued.
The City Without Walls : An Anthology Setting Forth the Drama of Human LifeOsgood, Margaret Cushing New York NY Macmillan Company 1933 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Anthology on universal themes containing quotes and stories from diverse sources : Jesus, Christian Saints, the Buddha, Mohammed, Lao-Tze, Kwang-Tze, ancient philosophers, mystics, poets. A unique and interesting volume. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Seminary Library; binding starting to loosen at rear; catalog labels on spine and top right rear cover; library rubber stamps inside front cover and on title page and top text block; catalog information in pencil on back of title page; some corner creasing to first and end pages; pocket removed from inside rear cover; darkening and rubbing to covers. No Dust Jacket, dust jacket excerpts were cut out and mounted inside cover and on front free end paper and half title page.