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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

ISBN: 160749809X

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 enough.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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

Condition: Fair


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, has lots of thrilling adventures, and wins the day! Original golden yellow paper wraps are bit grubby and worn around the ... 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

A Little Flutter

By: Bramah, Ernest

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9589

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


319 pp. Original green cloth with some rubbing at head and tail of spine, backstrip has gilt. Interior clean and unmarked with occasional light foxing. The author of a number of books on detectives, Asian fantasty and farming takes on Sherlock Holmes. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 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

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


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

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Manalive

By: Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh, etc., Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9902

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


383 pp. Coloured frontis plate. Stated 1st. Dark blue ribbed cloth with elaborately embossing, spine gilt bright, Spine tips a little dusted and pulled, corners just turning in, pencil erasure on end page and verso of title, otherwise clean and unmarked. A nice copy of this two part story of Innocent Smith, one of Christianity's "holy fools". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages View more info

Obstinate Cymric

By: Cowper Powys, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Village Press: 1973

Seller ID: 9289

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 7372

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Children of the Bitter River (Fengjing) Bilingual Edition English & Chinese

By: Fang, Fang; Batt, Herbert J., Translator

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Eastbridge: 2007

Seller ID: 9806

ISBN: 1891936786

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


vi, 88, 75 pp. Intro, English version, Chinese version. Signed on the half title by the translator "Herb." Matte brown paper cover with yellow are a little shelf worn, some corner curl, slight dent at top edge, interior clean and unmarked. Hard to find copy of this novella of life in post-revolution China. ; English And Chinese Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; Signed by Translator 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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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, and her red lips, pursed with seriousness, she presented such a sweet, house-wifely and altogether charming picture, that he wa... 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

Condition: Good


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; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pages 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

ISBN: 0907482368

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1111824126

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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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Eleven short stories.

By: Highsmith, Patricia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 6842

Condition: Good


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. Date of April 1970 on front cover. Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her psychological thrillers, including her series of five novels based on the character of Tom Ripley. She wrote 22 novels and numerous short stories throughout her career spanning nearly five decades, and her work has led to more than two dozen film adaptations. Her writing derived inf... 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

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


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

The Court of Shadows: A Mystery Novel

By: Jackson, Giles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kingston, NY, Handi-Books Quinn Publishing: 1944

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 000305

Condition: Fair


143 pp, #25 in the Handi-Book series, with "illuminated" initials at each chapter. "Soon, Bill Kerr was dead, a gun in his hand, a suicide note in his typewriter. Then, the lovely Joan a victim of sadistic kidnapers, Nile Boyd a target for sabateur bullets, an FBI agent blown to bits!" What at first looked like simple murder rapidly took on more sinister implications -- international espionage, intrigue, ugly violence. " Hard-bitten journalist Nile Boyd solves all of course...and gets the girl. Stapled cover a little chipped at the spine, small chip at bottom front, first... View more info

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Messaline Roman De L'Ancienne Rome

By: Jarry, Alfred

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Editions De La Revue Blanche: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5313

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


232 pages + (4) French language, orange-red and dark red covers with gold lettering on spine, wear to edges and corners, fading and minor foxing to spine, pages lightly browned with slight foxing to pages near front and back, otherwise clear and unmarked ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages View more info

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The Will to Believe

By: Johnstone, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 6828

ISBN: 0192117793

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Viii + 141 pp. Index at rear. Green DJ with images of 1930s authors on front cover. Green cloth boards. Book is in excellent condition, near fine. ; 8.60 X 5.30 X 0.70 inches; 196 pages View more info