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All the King's Men

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library, 1953

Edition: Modern Library Edition


DJ listed 380 titles. View more info

Ben Hur

By: Wallace, Lew

Price: $229.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1933

Edition: First Modern Library Edition


Meets all the Toledano Guide points for the true first edition. #7 spine with bright gilt lettering, brown topstain, Kent Endpapers, Balloon cloth binding, #139 listed on the spine of the DJ. 225 other titles listed on the inside of the DJ. There is minor chipping to the spine ends, but the 139 designation at the base of the DJ spine is still present. Chariot race illustration on the DJ front cover. No internal marks, names or writing. Very Scarce! View more info

Cyrano De Bergerac

By: Rostand, Edmond

Price: $219.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1929

Edition: First Modern Library Edition


Meets all the Toledano points for the true ML first. #4 binding with red balloon cloth gilt lettering still bright on the spine, Bernhard Endpapers, nice deep purple topstain, corners still sharp. The DJ has staining with minor chips and edgewear. DJ back cover indicates 159 books in print in the ML Edition series with a coupon as a part of the back cover for reordering. Very collectible. View more info

dead Souls

By: Gogol, Nikolai

Price: $59.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1936

Edition: First Modern Library Edition


Meets all the Toledano Guide points for first edition, 242 titles on the reverse of the DJ, 95 cents copy price, #7 spine, Kent endpapers, etc. Introduction by Clifford Odets. Stated first edition. Green boards with gilt lettering, gray topstain. No internal marks or writing. The DJ is fragile with closed tears and spine darkening. View more info

God's Little Acre

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $79.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1934

Edition: Later Printing


The DJ lists 284 titles. No internal marks or writing. Modern Library #51. Green cloth boards with red insert, gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Kent endpapers, spine #8. View more info

Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck John,

Price: $99.99

Publisher: New York, Modern Library, 1938

Edition: First Modern Library Edition


The DJ notes 95 cents per copy. No internal marks or imprints. Green balloon cloth, with slight fading on the spine, dj lists 257 titles. Kent endpapers. Spine is #7 in Toledano reference. Front of dj states " a new masterpiece", The strange disturbing drama of two men and a woman. Meets all the Toledano points for the true first Modern Library Edition. Previous owner name on the half-title page, neatly. The same name is written very faintly on the front... View more info

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

By: Joyce, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library,

Edition: Later Edition


DJ lists 271 titles, could be 1940 or 1941 edition according to Toledano. DJ .95. View more info

Studs Lonigan a Trilogy

By: Farrell, James T.

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1938

Edition: Later Printing


The back of the DJ lists 362 titles. Modern Library Giant G41. Nice dark grey topstain. Previous owner name on the front pastedown, hidden by the DJ flap. Works included are Young Lonigan, The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan and Judgement Day. View more info

The Enormous Room

By: Cummings, E.E.

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1949

Edition: Later Printing


The DJ is not price clipped, 360 titles listed on the inside cover of the DJ. Minimal pen marks on the first 12 pages. View more info

Tristram Shandy

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library,

Edition: Limited/Numbered


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Ulysses

By: Joyce, James

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New York, Modern Library, 1946

Edition: Later Edition


Modern Library Giant G52, the DJ is unclipped, 3.95. New Edition corrected and reset 1961. Previous owner name neatly on the ffe. View more info

Victory

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library,

Edition: Later Edition


DJ lists 362 titles, unclipped @ 1.25. Probably 1952 or 53, according to Toledano. View more info

Wilderness a Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska

By: Kerouac, Jack; Johnson, Joyce

Price: $499.99

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library, 1930

Edition: First Modern Library Edition


Meets all the Toledano guidelines for the true first ML Edition. Flexible red balloon cloth, map endpapers, #6 regular spine, stated first edition, 243 pages. The inside of the DJ lists the complete 190 books in the series #182 on the DJ spine, which has very minor edgewear. Red topstain still evident with just minor fading and marking. Kent's woodcuts throughout. Includes the new "second preface" by the author. There are many examples of this book with diffe... View more info