HC Classics

CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT EDITION

Every year at the holidays, the historic Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan displays one of the crown jewels of its extraordinary collection: the original manuscript of Charles Dickens sA Christmas Carol, with its detailed emendations, deletions, and insertions in Dickens s own hand.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$21.95

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

A work of staggering poetic beauty that has inspired the likes of John Ruskin, T. S. Eliot, and Robert Bly, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was written in eleventh-century Persia and was largely unknown in the West until it was translated into English by Edward FitzGerald in 1859.
June 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$20.00

KEW GARDENS

"White butterflies danced one above another, making with their white shifting flakes the outline of a shattered marble column above the tallest flowers; the glass roofs of the palm house shone as if a whole market full of shiny green umbrellas had opened in the sun; and in the drone of the aeroplane the voice of the summer sky murmured its fierce soul."
February 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$13.00

PRISONER OF ZENDA

The seventh in Four Corners' Familiars series takes us to Ruritania, a land reminiscent of many Central European countries. A new king is about to be crowned, but his brother drugs him and attempts to claim the throne for himself. To foil him, the king's supporters recruit his cousin to impersonate him at the coronation.
September 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$20.00

MADAME BOVARY

Written by Flaubert, Gustave
For this eighth installment in Four Corners' Familiars series, Marc Camille Chaimowicz has chosen Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary. Flaubert's bestselling masterpiece was first translated into English by Eleanor Marx-Aveling (the youngest daughter of Karl Marx) in 1898.
September 30, 2013 | Paperback | Four Corners Books | 536 Pages |
$40.00

STICK OF GREEN CANDY: CAMP CATARACT, NARCISSUS BAY, THE TROUT STREAM

For this fifth volume in the Four Corners Familiars series, in which artists respond to literary classics, the young San Francisco artist Colter Jacobsen (born 1975) has chosen four absolute masterpieces of short fiction: Jane Bowles' "A Stick of Green Candy" and "Camp Cataract," and Denton Welch's "The Trout Stream" and "Narcissus Bay." Bowles (1917-1973) and Welch (1915-1948) share a perc
March 1, 2010 | Hardcover |
$22.00

WASHINGTON IRVING: A TREASURY: RIP VAN WINKLE/THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW/OLD CHRISTMAS

Beautifully printed and slipcased, this elegantly produced collection of three classic Irving masterpieces captures the magic of folktales and makes the perfect gift for the holiday season. All three of these time-honored Washington Irving tales first appeared in his best-selling The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. in 1819.
September 1, 2012 | Hardcover |
$34.95

BIG BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES STORIES

Presenting Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's latest anthology, The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories, the largest collection of Sherlockian tales ever assembled--now in a deluxe hardcover edition, perfect for the collector and gift markets. Arguably no other character in history has been so enduringly popular as Sherlock Holmes.
October 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$40.00

LITTLE APPLES: AND OTHER EARLY STORIES

In the follow-up to his National Translation Award-winning collection The Undiscovered Chekhov, translator and scholar Peter Constantine brings us more little-known work from the legendary author's early days as a magazine writer, pseudonymously turning out pieces for Russia's small middle class.
January 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$23.95

COLLECTED NOVELLAS OF STEFAN ZWEIG

A casual introduction, a challenge to a simple game of chess, a lovers' reunion, a meaningless infidelity: from such small seeds Zweig brings forth five startlingly tense tales--meditations on the fragility of love, the limits of obsession, the combustibility of secrets and betrayal.
February 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$30.00

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