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The Priest and His Karma A Novel

By: Antao, Ben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, PublishAmerica: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6819


211 pp. Glossy orange/red softcover with image of priest on front cover. Signed by author with dedication in black pen on front fly page. ; 8.50 X 5.51 X 0.48 inches; 211 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Tales of Domestic Life: Containing Madeline, The Heiress, The Martyr Wife and Ruined Gamester.

By: Arthur, T.S. (Timothy Shay 1809-1885)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.W. B Radley: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 002894


158 + 70 + 141 + 64 pp. Engraved frontis with tissue guard showing two Victorian gentlemen on the street with a sweet child. Scarce copy of Arthur's domestic stories. He was the founder of Arthur's Home Magazine, and a temperance proponent. Library buckram in red with white to spine is clean, new end papers, old library labels and pockets, occasional foxing and one page has a crumpled corner from storage, otherwise clean and unmarked. Very hard to find, strangely ... View more info

The Boy Politician; or Electioneering for the Right

By: Baldwin, Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Albert Sibley & Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000937


64 pp. Illustrated with engravings. Golden Library of Chocie Reading for Boys and Girls, Vol. II, No. 44 "The press, the pulpit, the parents and the general public cry out for bright, pure, and attractive reading for boys and girls. The Golden Library comes to the rescue of a long-surrfering community. Its pages are full of itnerest, its stories are ogiinal, full of life and brave eneavor for the right." Young Adrian Merigold takes on the rich establishment... View more info

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20th Century Studies, 7/8, December 1972 - Russian Formalism

By: Bann, S Ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canterbury, University of Kent At Canterbury: 1972

Seller ID: 6940


Viii + 178 pp. Edited volume, 10 articles by different contributors. White softcover in plastic. Previous owner's name in pen inside front cover. Book is in good condition, clean with no other makrs. Corners slightly bumped. View more info

The Eyes of Max Carrados

By: Bramah, Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1924

Seller ID: 9135


xxix, 296pp. Book has orange cloth hardcover with red text on spine and front cover. Slight wear and markings on covers and spine, bumping on head and tail. Text is clear and unmarked. The blind detective, in an early collection of short stories.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages View more info

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The Life and Death of Mr. Badman Presented to the World in a Familiar Dialogue between Mr. Wiseman and Mr. Attentive

By: Bunyan, John (James F. Forrest & Roger Sharrock eds.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1988

Seller ID: 7026


Xlii + 188 pp. Notes and index at rear. Black cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks and pocket inside rear cover. Book is in good condition. Very faint marks on front cover, and bottom edges slightly bumped. Interior is clean with no non-library marks. ; | c OET | t Oxford English Texts; Ex-Library; 8.58 X 5.75 X 0.87 inches View more info

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The Loved and the Lost

By: Callaghan, Morley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon and Kee: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7054


234 pp. Brown DJ in good condition. Slightly worn/rubbed along edges. Price clipped inside front cover. Black cloth boards. Book is in good condition, interior is very clean. Faint sticker mark inside rear cover. ; 8.10 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 234 pages View more info

More Joy in Heaven

By: Callaghan, Morley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8932


KB7 278 pp. Black dust jacket with Lieberman's illustration of stairs going up in Mylar. Front flap price clipped, some light rubbing at top and tail of spine. Book itself has teal covers with red and gilt that have minor age darkening. Interior front end paper has older bookplate, darkening at the gutters at front and back end papers. Title page in blue and black. Paper a bit creamy but otherwise clean and nice. Good copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages View more info

Alexander's Bridge

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1912

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 003444


174 pps. Signed by previous owner in pencil on front fly page. Faded lilac boards. Book in fair condition, clean with one pen mark on inside front cover. Hinges cracked. Exterior very worn and faded, corners bumped. Spine very worn.; 8vo View more info

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Flesh of the Wild Ox. A Riffian Chronicle of High Valleys and Long Rifles

By: Coon, Carleton Stevens

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004691


xi + 339 pp. Map endpapers, beautifully illustrated. Foreword by Harvard anthropologist Earnest Albert Hooten. Red cloth with black is worn, corners rubbed, spine bit sunned, interior owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. Aged but respectable. The author was an anthropologist who lived with his wife in the Moroccan Rif for a few years and studied the local Berbers. As the preface says, the book "is a literary by product of his intimate knowledge of these ... View more info

Obstinate Cymric

By: Cowper Powys, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Village Press: 1973

Seller ID: 9289


188pp + 4 unnumbered pages. English and Welsh languages, index. Book has white paper softcover with black text on covers and spine, illustration on front cover. Significant marginalia throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

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The Ruler of This House

By: Debenham, Mary H.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London & New York, Frederick Warne: 1898?

Seller ID: 7372


128 pages. Frontis engraving and engravings throughout. No date but OCLC estimates 1898. Blue cloth with Victorian scene in black and ocher. Bit of wear at corners, decorated spine a little darkened, front board slightly forward. Interior has a small blue sticker on first free endpaper, paper is a bit age darkened but otherwise clean and unmarked. Very scarce, no other copies available and WorldCat only records 3 copies, all in the UK. An improving Victorian novel. ; 8... View more info

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Songs of Love and Death - Advance Uncorrected Proofs All Original Tales of Star Crossed Love

By: Dozois, Gardner & George R. R. Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & London, Gallery Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8853


468 pp. ARC/Proof copy in pale blue card covers. Front cover has a diagonal crease across, pages are very lightly toned but otherwise clean and unmarked. ISBN is given as 9781439185070, rather than the ISBN that would be given to the published book. Edited by Martin and Dozois, authors includes: PETER S. BEAGLE JO BEVERLEY JIM BUTCHER JACQUELINE CAREY DIANA GABALDON NEIL GAIMAN YASMINE GALENORN M.L.N. HANOVER ROBIN HOBB CECELIA HOLLAND TANITH LEE MARJORIE M. LIU MARY... View more info

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The Road to London

By: Foster, David Skaats

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York & London, The Franklin Book Co.l: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004690


335 pp. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper by the author. Red cloth covers with pastedown of a lovely young woman is a bit aged, pastedown rubbed, spine tips rubbed and fraying. Interior front hinge starting, bit shaken, but otherwise clean and nice. An old-fashioned coming of age and romantic tale. "Rex gazed fondly at Emily...With her round arms bared at the elbow, her head, with its aureole of burnished locks, bent to her task, her downcast brown eyes, an... View more info

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Stardust Scientifiction Volume 1 Number 1

By: Fusco, Forrest Jr., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Charisee Press, Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8650


50 pp but mispaginated. Cream card wraps with an enticing nude eve and an interesting snake, illustrated by Pat Davis. Card covers are clean, signs of a removed sticker at bottom front cover. Interior clean and unmarked, original bill of sale (dated 1976) between the pages. The first of a short-lived sci-fi magazine. Contents include: Green Goddess ·by Adele M. Gormann; · The Nature of Stardust by Forrest Fusco, Jr. · and Tailfeather by Christopher W. Hall · nv; ... View more info

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Dear David, Dear Graham A Bibliophilic Correspondence

By: Greene, Graham & David Low

Price: $299.00

Publisher: Oxford, Alembic Press: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6706


91 pp. # 17 of limited edition of 250. Only 50 printed with this binding - 1/4 leather with marbled binding. Blue cloth slipcover. 2 tipped in photo plates. Publisher's notification inside front cover. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks or wear. Slipcase also in very good condition. ; X X ; 90 pages View more info

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The Furys

By: Hanley, James

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004877


549 pp. First edition in bright red cloth with gilt to spine. Spine just a bit sunned, interior front end paper has an erasure at the gutter, small spot on title page below publisher, paper creamy, New York bookshop label at rear end paper, otherwise good. A respectable copy of the first edition of The Furys the first in a sequence of five loosely autobiographical novels about working-class life in Liverpool.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Floating Clouds

By: Hayashi, Fumiko (Trans. Lane Dunlop)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 7161


Xvii + 303 pp. English text. Black, burgundy, and green softcover. Book is in good conditon, very slightly rubbed along edges/corner. Some purple highlighter in the interior. Usable copy. ; Japanese Studies Series; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 328 pages View more info

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Eleven short stories.

By: Highsmith, Patricia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 6842


194 pp. 1st Edition, advanced proof copy. Yellow softcover. Book is in good condition with minimal wear only along spine. Interior is clean with no marks. Signed by previous owner in pen on front cover. View more info

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How Many Angels A Novel

By: ISRAEL, Charles E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6697


V + 330 pp. Black and white DJ with image of a city and sneaking men. DJ in fair condition, worn and chipped along edges and top/bottom of spine. Encased in plastic. Green cloth boards. Book is in very good condition with no wear. Clean with no marks. View more info