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SOLD - Vintage book The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, limited 1930s two volume edition, illustrated, spines ribbed, faux-leather

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There is no other pair of books like these ones.

I actually found them specifically for someone looking for a good edition of the Count of Monte Cristo (which is an especially beloved and collectible title I'm finding out from numerous requests and interest! So I'm keeping my eyes peeled) and then they didn't end up getting it, and now it has passed on to hold for someone else, so I won't detail it much here but the following are details you might be interested in:

-Full Title: The Count of Monte Cristo
-Author: Alexandre Dumas
-Format: Two​ volumes with leathery feeling/looking boards (not true leather) of black and brown design with engraved border and emblem of a ship in the center, golden title written on spines with the same engraving style and ribbing from top to bottom, illustrated in black and white inside with portrait frontispiece of author in volume 1 and setting of book in volume 2.
-Condition: Fantastic! These were clearly taken care of as there are no markings or ripping or writing on either the inside or outside of either volume. Complete and clean, there's hardly any sign of wear--one of the better editions of a book of its age that I've seen.
-Publisher: Odham's Press Limited: London
-Copyright: Unstated - research indicates 1935 Odham's Press
-Date published: Unstated - research indicates 1935
-Provenance: I actually found these in a small bookstore I go to rather frequently, kind of by serendipity if you ask me, because I had just sold my last alexandre dumas books to another person and someone emailed me asking about The Count of Monte Cristo about a week or two previously, and I'd said I'd keep an eye out. Well, I kept my eye out and it found these beauties! This was June 2017 into July 2017 in Connecticut :)
-Pricing: I priced these completely based off of the one price of the one other set of this edition I could find out there, and then on another search just now I found another set -- so this is one of three, and I used those editions and their details (conditions, pictures, information provided correctly or incorrectly, trustworthiness of seller, etc) to price this one. :) I came away with the knowledge however that these are worth a lot in the world of Monte-Cristo editions and should be absolutely treasured, which I know they will be by the buyer!
There is no other pair of books like these ones.

I actually found them specifically for someone looking for a good edition of the Count of Monte Cristo (which is an especially beloved and collectible title I'm finding out from numerous requests and interest! So I'm keeping my eyes peeled) and then they didn't end up getting it, and now it has passed on to hold for someone else, so I won't detail it much here but the following are details you might be interested in:

-Full Title: The Count of Monte Cristo
-Author: Alexandre Dumas
-Format: Two​ volumes with leathery feeling/looking boards (not true leather) of black and brown design with engraved border and emblem of a ship in the center, golden title written on spines with the same engraving style and ribbing from top to bottom, illustrated in black and white inside with portrait frontispiece of author in volume 1 and setting of book in volume 2.
-Condition: Fantastic! These were clearly taken care of as there are no markings or ripping or writing on either the inside or outside of either volume. Complete and clean, there's hardly any sign of wear--one of the better editions of a book of its age that I've seen.
-Publisher: Odham's Press Limited: London
-Copyright: Unstated - research indicates 1935 Odham's Press
-Date published: Unstated - research indicates 1935
-Provenance: I actually found these in a small bookstore I go to rather frequently, kind of by serendipity if you ask me, because I had just sold my last alexandre dumas books to another person and someone emailed me asking about The Count of Monte Cristo about a week or two previously, and I'd said I'd keep an eye out. Well, I kept my eye out and it found these beauties! This was June 2017 into July 2017 in Connecticut :)
-Pricing: I priced these completely based off of the one price of the one other set of this edition I could find out there, and then on another search just now I found another set -- so this is one of three, and I used those editions and their details (conditions, pictures, information provided correctly or incorrectly, trustworthiness of seller, etc) to price this one. :) I came away with the knowledge however that these are worth a lot in the world of Monte-Cristo editions and should be absolutely treasured, which I know they will be by the buyer!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed by CGFlores85
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 2, 2018
I ordered this as a gift and was very happy with Colleen’s feedback and willingness to help me track down this one of a kind book! It even showed up before Christmas thanks to a speedy delivery despite the short notice. I will definitely be visiting No Other Book Like This again.
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Reviewed by itzjeffduh
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 30, 2017
Great item, great seller, fast shipment!!! The book was perfect, exactly as described. Thanks!
Vintage book classic young adult The Luckiest Girl by Beverly Cleary, famous child/YA author, 1958 special Book Club Edition, RARE cover art

Reviewed by L.M. Biddulph
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 16, 2017
This book is BEAUTIFUL! I was so excited to receive it yesterday, so I could read it over Christmas. I read the abridged version of Thomas Wingfold, Curate over a decade ago and loved it, so I have been looking forward to this so much. Thank you!!!!!!!! :-D
Vintage book Thomas Wingfold, Curate. by George MacDonald, rare edition 1880, famed "Father" of The Inklings including Tolkien and C S Lewis

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Absolutely! I'm willing to do anything to get this book to you, but I will not write on it. If it is not in the condition you want, I know preservation techniques and will certainly oblige as best I can. You just need to let me know.
I will wrap the book any way you want. It is special and so are you, you deserve it! I will also write cards, include photographs, anything you'd like that would make this transaction more, well, you.
I won't tell you how to care for your book, but as to how they are cared for now, they are housed in two places -- some are wrapped in plastic in my main room in the part of the house that used to be a quaint B&B, lined on lovely old wooden bookshelves; others are stacked in piles or leaning on cool, creative and different bookends all round the room, and all are given care, attention, and kept away from my dog :)

Others sit in my library, in built-in authentic 1800s wooden and glass-door library shelves that line the walls in a secluded room in a historic home on the shore. With vintage, warm lamplights over the tiny marble fireplace, the library's windows catch plenty of sunlight--the books are in good homes and will arrive undamaged.
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I am more than willing to hunt down a specific book for you. This can take time, however, and would be a matter of personal back-and-forth on the site so you would have to keep in contact. There is no guarantee. I'm good at finding things however, and if I cannot find it to sell to you myself I will direct you to where I can find it online, if I can.

Important to note, however, that I may have it in my holdings already so it ALWAYS helps to check in with me. Listings come up continually, and it may just be waiting here to get processed and put up.
Contact me directly via the site and I will do my absolute best to help correct it. There should be no problems.
Always willing to make new friends and take on new jobs or opportunities -- this business does not stop me from working a full or part time job, and I am currently looking, so please contact me! Dempseylynch@gmail.com. I am definitely interested in talking with you and love meeting new people (especially book lovers of course).
Sure! Although the books are priced the way they are and are worth that amount based on a lot of factors (condition compared to others available online, if there are any available online or if it is the only one, age and whether it is signed or special in some way, etc.) I am always willing to hear you out as to why you think the books price is off, and work with you as best I can. I cannot guarantee the price will change, that is bad for my business, but I will listen to you. Don't be afraid to reach out. The worst that can happen is I will say no.

I put the reasons behind my pricing method for each item at the end of the listing so check that out if you're curious too :)

SOLD - Vintage book The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, limited 1930s two volume edition, illustrated, spines ribbed, faux-leather

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