Shelley and Son Books (IOBA)

Shelley and Son Books (IOBA)

429 N Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 USA 828-697-2166
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We specialize in books by C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Inklings, and Their Friends. Send us an email at [email protected] to request a catalog.

Shelley and Son Books believes that virtue and beauty have a close relationship. By reading we gain knowledge. In knowledge we find things that inform our choices and beliefs. Therefore, as booksellers we see that books have an aesthetic value and a heuristic value. Here in our store you will find beautiful books, books known throughout time, and recent important books. We assure our customers books of quality, each carefully graded and shipped with appropriate care. Please take a look at our inventory and let us know if we can assist you in any way. Our specialty is in C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Inklings and Their Friends

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The Hobbit, Or There and Back Again

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Very Good in facsimile jacket. First printing, indicated by bowing hobbit on title page. Includes 4 full-color original illustrations by Tolkien. Foxing on first pages, only occasionally throughout text. Binding tight. Tan cloth covers show minimal wear/soiling and are protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. The facsimile dust jacket is fine.


The Medieval Popular Ballad used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University of Washington Press Date published: 1968

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Translated from the Danish by Edward Godfrey Cox. Binding tight. No writing in the book. Read More

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The Practice in Proceedings in the Probate Courts; Including Probate of Wills; Appointment of Administrators, Guardians, and Trustees; Allowances; Sale of Real and Personal Estate; Settlement of Accounts; Distribution of Estates; Assignment of Dower Etc used book

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Edition: Second Edition Binding: Full-Leather Publisher: Little, Brown Date published: 1868

Description: Very Good + Size: 8.5" x 5.5"; Full leather. Red slip on spine with gilt lettering of title. 365 pages. Indexed. Binding tight. No writing-not even an owners name. The is something printed on the bottom of the spine but a small piece of black tape covers it. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Pilot; a Tale of the Sea (Vol 1 of 2) used book

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Edition: Fifth Edition Binding: Full-Leather Publisher: Carey & Lea Date published: 1832

Description: Very Good. Size: 6.75" x 4.25"; 268 pages. Spine has a red slip that says Cooper's Novels / 5 / The Pilot / Vol 1. Some foxing. A name written lightly in pencil on the first front end paper. No other writing. Binding tight. All around nice condition. Read More

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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke (4 Vols of 7) used book

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Binding: Full Leather Publisher: Wells and Lilly Date published: 1826

Description: Very Good. Size: 8.5" x 5"; Volumes 1, 4, 5, 6. "re-printed from the last London edition. " Each volume has a red slip that says "Burke's Works" and a black slip that gives the volume number. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Ballads & Lyrics of Old France With Other Poems used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Thomas B. Mosher Date published: 1896

Description: Near Fine. Limited to 925 copies. The covers are a light board, the paper of which folds over the fore edge creating the impression, from the fore edge, of a box. Uncut fore edge. Attractive bookplate. Unopened pages. Book is in a slipcase which is fair in condition. One edge completely broken, one half broken, Others weak. Many rubs on slipcase. Read More

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Gargantua and Pantagruel used book

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Binding: Leatherette Publisher: Modern Library

Description: Near Fine. No Jacket. Size: 16mo-over 5"-6" tall; Nice copy. Toledano 4. No writing in book-binding tight. Brown leatherette. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Napoleon Jackson the Gentleman of the Plush Rocker used book

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$25.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Century Co Date published: 1910

Description: Near Fine. This is an interesting copy. There is an inscription on the first front end paper that says "For a good boy on his birthday-Hendersonville 1922. S. S. McEnery. Presumably this was a gift from a relative of the author. Condition is marvelous. Pictorial cover of a black gentleman in a rocker. The cloth is green and has black floral motif and the lettering is gilt. All the gilt on the spine and cover is all very sharp. Binding very tight. Uncut fore edge. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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President Coolidge; a Contemporary Estimate used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Blue Cloth Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press Date published: 1923

Description: Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket. Gilt lettering on cover and spine is very sharp. Owners name on first front end paper. Jacket has edge wear with one closed tear being one inch deep. Light smudges on jacket. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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$35.00

Edition: First Edition Binding: Green Cloth Publisher: Lippincott Date published: 1922

Description: Very Good + in Good to Very Good jacket. Front cover is nice and gilt lettering on cover & spine are sharp. Slightly cocked. No owners name. Jacket has chips and tears on spine and general dirtiness. Spine of jacket says "second printing prior to publication. " Read More

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