Beautiful Books by Greenwich House and Peerage Books

Looking for stunning leather look volumes to enhance your decor? Love the classics? Two birds, one stone. These beautiful volumes in faux leather by Greenwich House and Peerage Books feature gilt pages and fancy end papers. The books are tight and in excellent condition.

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold; A Small Town in Germany, The Looking Glass War: John le Carre – $10

Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man: Dashell Hammett – $10

The Time Machine, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Invisible Man, War of the Worlds, The First Men in the Moon, The Food of the Gods: H. G. Wells – $10

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold; A Small Town in Germany, The Looking Glass War: John le Carre – $10

Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities: Charles Dickens – $10

Library of World Poetry: E.D. William Cullen Bryant – $10

The Mirror Crack’d, Caribbean Mystery, Nemesis, What Mrs, McGillicuddy Saw!, The Body in the Library: Agatha Christie – $10

The Complete Short Stories; De Profundis; Poems; The Importance of Being Earnest & Other Play: Oscar Wilde – $10

-Dave

 

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What We’re Reading: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Continuing on my quest to read all the classic fiction I’ve missed out on so far in my life, next up is The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.

The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s only novel, and was first published in a magazine as a serial story during the year 1890. It was considered by many to be scandalous at the time. The magazine edition was expanded by Wilde as a novel in 1891. This work is an example of Philosophical and Gothic fiction with strong Faustian themes.

Have you read The Picture of Dorian Gray or anything else by Oscar Wilde? You can let us know in the comments below, on our Facebook page, or stop in at the store to discuss. I’ve just started it and am still in the first chapter if you’d like to read along with me!