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Rollo in Scotland and Rollo in Holland (2 Books in 1 Volume)

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Rahway, New Jersey, The Mershon Company:

Stock No.: 74911


Formerly property of a library, with pocket and other markings to so indicate. An undated volume, but likely published 1890s-1900s. With numerous b&w illustrations. In full grey cloth-covered boards with lettering and illustrations on cover and spine in green, black and pale orange. Other than the library markings, a firm, clean, unmarked copy. --- Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was a prolific writer best known for his juvenile fiction series featuring his Rollo character, of ... View more info

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After the War

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60386


Yankees move to the American south and endure WWII in this nice copy of author's acclaimed novel. W/price clip dj flap, else sharp. Stated first ed.; 60386; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Purple Hibiscus : A Novel

By: ADICHIE, Chimamanda Ngozi

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 2004

Stock No.: 74328


Author's acclaimed novel in a nice copy. With prev. owner's inked name on first page & a small back cover crease; otherwise a bright, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcdowell, Obolensky: 1957

Stock No.: 71213


No dust jacket. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Good copy of classic novel; is clean and bright, in full sky blue cloth covers w/mountainous decor front & spine; spine & book edges sunfaded. ; 31010; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $23.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcdowell, Obolensky: 1957

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 71333


Nice copy of classic novel; 60th anniversary facsimile issued by B-O-M-C; includes laid-in flyer. Awarded Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Discoloration of lower front cover, dust jacket, and 1st page or two. 2-2.5" tears on rear of DJ repaired with tape, a few chips, and in removable mylar protector. DJ bright blue colors, as originally published. Otherwise, book is clean and bright, printing on blue cloth boards and spine clear and colors good. ; 8vo - over 7¾&... View more info

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Wormwood

By: ALBERT, Susan Wittig

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2009

Stock No.: 74714


First Edition, First Printing. A clean, bright, firm copy in excellent unclipped jacket. No markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

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An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: ALCOTT, Louisa M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company:

Stock No.: 74854


Once property of a private library; and with numerous inked markings at front & rear endpapers. In light blue cloth-covered boards with titling in darker blue on cover and spine. With soiled spots on covers and edges of textblock and tears to cloth at head of spine. Interior yellowed but textblock firm and intact. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A decent copy of work by the famed author of 'Little Women'. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 371 pages View more info

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Jack and Jill

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Goldsmith Publishing Company:

Stock No.: 73655


In blue cloth-covered boards with illustration and lettering in black, cover and spine. Undated reprint; likely published c.1930-1945. With whitish blemished areas on fore-edges of front and back covers. Yellowed interior leaves are of rough, acidic paper, page 13 has tears. Volume tight and clean, and lacking markings. Dust jacket with large chunks missing at head of spine and on back; toned spine. In mylar protector. The famed author of 'Little Women' wrote many works;... View more info

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The Cruise of the 'Ghost'

By: ALDEN, W. L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: (1909)

Stock No.: 75090


Later edition bears 1909 date on copyright page, but possibly published after that date. With four b&w plates bearing illustrations by C.W. Woodruff. In full tan cloth-covered boards with nautical illustrations on cover and spine; titling in green. Bright, color illustration on cover of four lads in a sailboat on rough seas. Code F-Y on copyright page. --- With inked gift inscription on front free endpaper; blank index card affixed to rear paste-down. Jacket with chips a... View more info

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Facing the World, or, The haps and mishaps of Harry Vane

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Co: 1910

Stock No.: 73627


In smudged grey cloth-covered boards, severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Illustration of football players on cover. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though fragile, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 168 pages View more info

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Charlie Codman's Cruise

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Company: 1913

Stock No.: 73634


In rubbed tan cloth-covered boards, severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Front cover has split away from textblock but still attached to spine cloth. Illustration of youth fishing in stream on cover. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though damaged, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 144 pages View more info

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Bound to Rise or, Up the Ladder

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Company: 1911

Stock No.: 73626


In grey cloth-covered boards with severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Some soiling to covers. Illustration of canoist on front. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though fragile, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 162 pages View more info

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Joe's Luck or Always Wide Awake

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Stock No.: 73631


Undated copy of early 20th century work, meant to inspire youthful readers to excel in their lives. Bears presentation remarks dated 1908. In full brown cloth-covered boards with newsboy illustration with the New York Flatiron Building in the background pasted to front cover. With slightly yellowed leaves, bumped corners and prev. owner's inkings, front pastedown. Lettering on spine in gilt has faded but is readable. Interior tight and complete. A decent example of an 'u... View more info

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Eva Luna

By: ALLENDE, Isabel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Trade Edition

Stock No.: 82038


A stated first trade edition (following a limited Franklin Library issuance) of the acclaimed author's novel. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. This work first published in Spain in 1987 by Plaza y Janés Editores, S.A. --- In maroon cloth-covered boards with copper foil decorations and titling on cover and spine. Dust jacket with James McMullan illustration to front panel; Thomas Victor photographic portrait of the author to back. --- With a little f... View more info

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Shepherds of the Night

By: Amado, Jorge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Stock No.: 50234


Stated second printing of US Edition. With sticker remnants frt. pastdown. In vivid orange full cloth, bright gilt spine lettering. DJ price clip. Rubber stamped remainder mark, lower edge. DJ light fading, spine yellowed. Brazilian writer's novel, set in Bahia, originally published 1964. Translated from the Portuguese by Harriet de Onis. ; 50234; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Light of Day

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1962

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72334


Good copy of author's gripping novel of intrigue, set in Istanbul. In light blue bumped covers, w/clean interior & maps of region at endpapers. Dust jacket chipped but largely intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages View more info

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Salt-Lake Fruit A Latter-Day Romance

By: An American [SPENCER, William Loring Nunez]

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Boston, Franklin Press: Rand, Avery and Company: 1884

Stock No.: 74522


First Edition. Mormon fiction, written by Mrs. George E. Spencer (William is her given name) and published anonymously. With numerous b&w illustrations. In full brown cloth-covered boards with elaborate decorations in gilt and red on cover and spine. Interior firm, but with a loose signature at mid-book. A few smudges on interior pages. Covers firmly attached to textblock; front cover has been carefully re-attached to volume. With insignificant edgewear.; 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

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Foundation's Edge

By: ASIMOV, Isaac

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Company: 1982

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 41147


Book club edition. Asimov's fourth novel in his Foundation Series. In brown and navy paper-covered boards; dust jacket light scuff & chips at edges; now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 367 pages View more info

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Mrs. Pendleton's Four-in-hand

By: ATHERTON, Gertrude

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Stock No.: 74508


First Edition. With three illustrations, including frontis author portrait. Author profile on 4 pages at rear. In full brown cloth-covered boards with rose-and-angel illustrations on cover; titling in green on spine and decorated endpapers. --- Prolific author's compact novel. Gertrude Atherton was a protégée of Ambrose Bierce. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 89, 4 pages View more info

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Tales of Grabowski Transformations, Escape & Other Stories

By: AUERBACH, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Toby Press, LLC: 2003

Stock No.: 74126


Stated first English language edition. In green pictorial covers, featuring a portrait (presumably of the author) on the cover of the book, and in dust jacket that matches the book's cover. With an introduction by Saul Bellow. Interior and exterior of book clean and bright and lacking markings. Collection of the late author's works includes the novellas 'Transformations' and 'Escape' as well as several of his short stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

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Sense and Sensibility

By: AUSTEN, Jane

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1992

Stock No.: 72350


The cherished work in an attractive reprint edition. With introduction by Peter Conrad. EL #51. --- In full dark green cloth covers; printed on high-quality papers and with satin ribbon bookmark. Dust jacket features Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet from the movie version. --- With a touch of dusty soiling to top edge of textblock; else volume firm, clean & bright. Bright jacket w/small tear; otherwise in nice shape and w/unclipped flap prices.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ... View more info

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Wild Wind

By: BAILEY, Temple

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Stock No.: 74849


Reprint copy. In full blue cloth-covered boards with black lettering on cover & spine. Interior a bit yellowed but lacking interior markings, etc. Jacket cover features illustration of robed woman; has some chipping, spine fading and small tears along edges. DJ in removable archival mylar protector. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 316 pages View more info

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Judy A Story of Divine Corners,

By: BALDWIN, Faith

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers: 1930

Stock No.: 75228


Author's novel in a nice reprint copy in jacket. Illustrated by Robb Beebe. In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in blue on cover and spine. Interior clean and bright. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges, bears bright illustration of windswept Judy on cover; in removable archival mylar protector. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 255 pages View more info

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Tae's Sonata

By: BALGASSI, Haemi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 1997

Stock No.: 78104


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A young Korean-American girl struggles with her identity in this young adult story. In grey paper-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Jacket with illustrations of the central character on the cover. --- A bright, clean copy without markings or other obvious damage. Jacket with small chips and tears along edges & retailer sticker back cover, orig. $14 flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info

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Martin Rattler

By: Ballantyne, R M

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Stock No.: 72267


Very appealing copy of adventure tale in compact Nelson Classics series edition. Undated, but likely issued mid-1950s; with inked presentation remarks endpaper dated 1958. In full dark red cloth covers w/gilt lettering, spine. No additional markings inside book. Dust jacket chipped and torn but mostly intact, and in removable mylar protector. ; The Nelson Classics; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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Affliction: A Novel

By: BANKS, Russell

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82029


A stated first edition of author's novel, which is centered around a New Hampshire man's struggle to balance his tendencies toward both decency and brutality. --- In bright blue paper-covered boards backed in maroon cloth, with spine titling in blue foil. Dust jacket features Jerry Bauer photographic portrait of the author on back panel. --- An about Fine copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Unclipped jacket with slight creasing, else bright and undamaged.; Tall Octav... View more info

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Sentimental Tommy

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Stock No.: 71386


No DJ. Author of Peter Pan's novel of boyhood in a fair copy. Covers in tobacco brown full cloth with decorative green & gilt floral motif; interior loose but intact. One page [list of illustrations] has detached from body of book. Crack at front hinge but body of book held together by bindery thread. Previous owner's inkings and rubber stamp front endpapers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Silver Horde

By: BEACH, Rex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company:

Stock No.: 74904


Reprint edition of work first published in 1909 by Harper & Brothers. Undated, but likely published mid-1920s. In elaborately gilt-decorated green cloth-covered boards. Interior bright and firm; with orig. bookstore sales receipt for $.25 laid in and dated 1927. With 12/28/1927 rubber stamped date on front free endpaper. Jacket features colorful illustration of woman in snowy scene with dogs and snowshoes in background. With tape-repaired small tears at spine ends. ; Sm... View more info

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The Ne'er-Do-Well

By: BEACH, Rex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Stock No.: 80493


A well-preserved copy of this reprint edition of the author's 1910 novel. With frontis and three black & white illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy; as well as a color Christy illustration pasted to front cover. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards titling in cream on cover, in light blue on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The last page in the book has been torn out, with rubbing to cover illustration, soiling & light wear to covers, fading to spine titling; othe... View more info

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The Auction Block: A Novel of New York Life

By: BEACH, Rex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: [c.1914-1930]

Edition: Reprint

Stock No.: 80501


A well-preserved copy of this reprint edition of the author's 1914 novel. With illustrations throughout by Charles Dana Gibson. Volume bears 1914 date but possibly published c.1914-1930. --- In red cloth-covered boards with titling in cream on cover & spine; decorations blindstamped to cover. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The title page and following page have been improperly opened and are crumpled and torn near bottom of pages, very light discoloration to covers, otherwis... View more info

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Bedside Book of Famous French Stories

By: BECKER, Belle; LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1945

Stock No.: 75345


Stated First Printing, copyright page. Introduction by Lewis Galantiere. In full light blue cloth-covered boards with faded gilt titling on brown spine block. With publisher's faded red topstain. Interior clean and firm. Lacks a dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages View more info

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Zuleika Dobson

By: BEERBOHM, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1926

Stock No.: 71139


Older version of Modern Library's issue of this classic work; in full reddish brown cloth covers. Interior has poorly removed bookplate remnants front pastedown, light toning to spine; otherwise in good shape. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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The Girl of the Golden West.

By: BELASCO, David

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Stock No.: 75234


Reprint edition of work, novelized from the play. Illustrated by J. N. Marchand. With girl and lariat illustration pasted to front cover. In brown cloth-covered boards. --- With chafing to cover illustration, discoloration in spots on covers. Inked ownership info. on front free endpaper; soiling to textblock edges and whitish markings at frt. endpapers; else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 346 pages View more info

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The Return of Peter Grimm

By: BELASCO, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: [c.1910s-1930s]

Stock No.: 80508


Per the title page, this work has been "Novelised" from the play. With 3 black & white illustrations by John Rae on plates. Undated reprint copy, first published 1912. --- In pictorial red cloth-covered boards with ghostly illustration pasted to cover. With tears to paper at front gutter, which doesn't affect stability of the joint; retailer sticker to front paste-down & penciled notations to rear paste-down, otherwise interior is clean and firm. NOTE: A weakene... View more info

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Mr. Sammler's Planet

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Stock No.: 71500


Author's famous work features a one-eyed Polish man's observations of the turbulent 20th century. In blue half cloth & blue paperboard covers; interior clean and tight. Dust jacket some small tears and chafing at edges, occasional stains; bears orig $6.95 flap price; now in removable mylar protector. The late Mr. Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages View more info

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Mr. Sammler's Planet

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1970

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72206


Book club edition of Bellow's 1971-National-Book-Award-winning novel. In good shape in full light blue cloth covers. Retailer's sticker, front pastedown, light edgewear; otherwise solid and tight. Dust wrapper has sticker removal damage frt cover & tail of spine; chipped edges (espec at head & tail of spine). In removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Herzog

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1964

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 82054


A book club edition of Saul Bellow's National Book Award winner for fiction. The novel's plot is centered around his Moses E. Herzog character, who struggles at age 47 after his second wife takes up with another man. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with title stamped in blind to cover; spine titling in silver and blue topstain. Volume in blue Mel Williamson designed jacket. --- A sound copy but with prior owner's rubberstamping to front free endpaper; else clean, u... View more info

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Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories of the German Victory in World War II

By: BENFORD, Gregory; GREENBERG, Martin (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1986

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79051


Book club edition. A collection of science fiction stories sharing a common theme: What if Hitler had been victorious in WWII? With introduction by Norman Spinrad. --- In black paper-covered boards; jacket with illustration of a scowling Hitler on cover. --- A clean, firm copy in similar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages View more info

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Killing Time

By: BERGER, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1967

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79193


A book club edition of Thomas Berger's novel, centered around an eccentric killer and his victims' daughter/sister, a police detective and his defense attorney. In full red cloth-covered boards and black dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Jacket with a little chafing to edges and a little rubbing; otherwise nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 381 pages View more info

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Forgotten Cañon

By: BIRNEY, Hoffman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Stock No.: 73772


In blue cloth-covered boards with orange lettering, cover & spine. Cloth eroded at spine ends; interior pages very yellowed and brittle due to use of acidic papers. Dust jacket with numerous tears and chips; nevertheless a prime example of an adventure novel set in the Old West. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 306 pages View more info