John K. King Used & Rare Books

John K. King Used & Rare Books

901 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226 USA (313) 961-0622
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Lord Jim, a Tale

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7.5 x 5", 3/4 green leather; marbled boards, teg, SIGNED BINDING BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, 451pp, covers a bit rubbed, extremities fraying, minor staining to top of front cover near spine, spine sunned to brown, hinges loose, contents toned and used.


Vanity Fair, a Novel Without a Hero [Two Volume Set] used book

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$180.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co. : London Date published: 1867

Description: 2 vols. Illus., 8.5 x 5.5", 3/4 blue morocco; marbled boards, teg, SIGNED BINDING BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, spines a little yellowed and dull else a nice, decorative binding set. Read More

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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry used book

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$42.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: London Date published: nd

Description: Illus., 7 x 5", gilt-ruled blue leather, 602pp with index, covers rubbed, extremities bumped and worn, spine sunned and wrinkled, hinges loose, pp toned, ink presentation from former owner (dated 1878). Decorative binding. Read More

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The Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, With Bibliographical and Critical Notes, in Eleven Volumes used book

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$900.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Riverside Press: Cambridge Date published: 1886

Description: 11 vols. 9 x 6", half black morocco; marbled boards, teg, vp, covers lightly rubbed, extremities lightly worn, spines sunned to brown with very minor chipping to tops of some vols, hinges loose, former owner's bookplate lightly inserted at half title. Decorative binding set. Read More

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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith [Three of Four Volumes] used book

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$234.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: John Murray: London Date published: 1854

Description: 3 (of 4) Vols. Extra engraved title pages, 8.75 x 5.75", 3/4 red leather; marbled boards, SIGNED BINDING BY BARTLETT & CO., BOSTON; teg, extremities a little bumped and worn, small scuff on spine of vol. II, hinges a little loose, else a nice, handsome decorative binding set. MISSING VOLUME IV. Read More

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The History of England, From the Accession of James the Second [Two Volumes] used book

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$90.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. : London Date published: 1889

Description: 2 vols. 7.25 x 5", half leather; marbled boards, covers a bit rubbed, spines sunned, but still a decent leather decorative binding set. Read More

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The Book of Gems...the Poets and Artists of Great Britain [Volume One Only] used book

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$78.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Fisher & Son: London Date published: 1844

Description: Engraved title and vignettes, 8.5 x 5.5", gilt-ruled and gilt-pict red leather; aeg, covers a bit dull, extremities bumped and fraying, hinges loose, title page almost detached, heavily foxed throughout; Vol 1 only. Still, a decent decorative binding. Read More

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The Poems of Eliza Cook, Comprising Melaia... used book

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$18.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Geo. A. Leavitt: NY Date published: nd

Description: Frontis illus., 4.75 x 3.25", embossed green cloth with gilt-dec spine; aeg, 288pp, covers a bit rubbed, hinges loose, extremities fraying, bookplate and inkstamp from Charles Schuneman, but still a nice, decorative binding. Read More

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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge used book

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$24.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press: London Date published: (1925)

Description: 6 x 4", half faux red leather; cloth, teg, inkstamped name of former owner on front fly else a nice, little, cheap decorative binding. The World's Classics, vol. XCIX. Read More

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Jude the Obscure used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Macmillan and Co. : London Date published: 1924

Description: 6.75 x 4.25", gilt-lettered limp leather; teg, covers a bit rubbed and dull, spine a little cocked, couple of small tears to top of spine, pp edge-toned, ink name of former owner on front fly. Wessex Novels No. IV. Decorative binding. Read More

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