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Ehrengard

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Seller ID: CS00099

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Red cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 111 pages; a very well preserved copy; dust jacket is unclipped and bright. View more info

Loo Loo's Legacy

By: Dodge, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00596

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, red cloth with black titles, 8vo, 238 pages; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, dusty marks on top edge; spine of dust jacket sunned with a few very faint splotchy marks. A vintage copy of this story of the trails and tribulations of the Loo Loo Callett, proprietress of the Dreamhaven boardinghouse. Loo Loo and her surrounding cast of characters are what the publisher calls, "the most enchanting set of zanies since 'You Can't Take It With You'". View more info

Magnificent Obsession

By: Douglas, Lloyd C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: CS00416

Condition: Good


Green cloth with dark green titles, 8vo, 330 pages; boards are toned towards edges and spine, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; dust jacket shows signs of wear to extremities with a few small soiled spots. View more info

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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00282

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, 12mo, inverse of dust jacket blank, Kent endpapers, 447 pages; blue cloth boards are clean and square, publisher misprint, red fill ink for gilt decoration appears to be offset and stamped upside down, minor wear to ends of spine and corners; price clipped dust jacket is edge worn, especially along extremities, with small chips to head of spine, now in protective mylar cover. 0 View more info

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Penny Plain

By: Douglas, O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1947

Seller ID: CS00328

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with red titles on spine, 12mo, 335 pages; modest toning to pages; dust jacket dust soiled with small chips, now in protective mylar. A charming edition by a talent novelist and sister of Scottish historian, politician, and novelist John Buchan. View more info

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Advise and Consent

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000279

Condition: Near Fine


Full brown leather embossed in gilt with banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers & ribbon marker. Some very light scuffing to gilt edges. 714 pages. 22 page booklet titled, "Noted from the Edition" laid in. Illustrated by Walt Spitzmiller. Signed by the author on tissue guarded blank page. Explores the United States Senate confirmation of controversial Secretary of State nominee Robert Leffingwell who is a former member of the Communist Party. Originally published in 1959, this novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960 and was followed by Drury's A Shade of Difference in ... View more info

The People Ask Death

By: Dyer, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Seller ID: CS00491

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth with black titles, 12mo, 313 pages, illustrated in black and white with photos and diagrams throughout; a well kept copy, clean and bright; dust jacket is toned, especially on spine. Very fun vintage copy of this murder mystery that's guaranteed to entertain any mystery sleuth. View more info

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Selected Poetry & Prose of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: AD00011

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, green cloth, Kent endpapers, 388 titles inside dust jacket, 428 pages plus introduction; minor wear to board edges, gift inscription to ffep, price-clipped and slightly tattered dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Edited with an introduction by T. O. Mabbott. View more info

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The Town

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00029

Condition: Very Good


First printing stated. Red cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 371 pages; edge wear to head of spine, slightly age toned end papers, top of text block dust soiled, binding is square and tight; dust jacket is edge worn with sunning to spine, 1.5" chip to head of spine, unclipped dust jacket with original price crossed out and bygone bookseller's price penciled in. Truly a period piece with a lovely pencil drawing on cover with a splash of 1950's orange to the background. View more info

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Go Down, Moses

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00128

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library Edition, Toledano binding style 8, blue cloth, Kent end papers, 372 titles listed on interior wrapper, 383 pages; crisp and clean boards, unmarked text; clipped dust jacket, rubbed, creasing to head and tail of spine, jacket now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Transformation of Job: A Tale of the High Sierras

By: Fisher, Frederick Vining

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elgin, IL, David C. Cook Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: MH00157

Condition: Good


95 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; light rubbing to spine and edges, previous owner address sticker in front free end paper. View more info

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The Cubical City

By: Flanner, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 000925

ISBN: 0809307006

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth with red titles and decoration to spine, light dust soiling and foxing to top edge of text block, else fine in price clipped dust jacket showing light wear at extremities. Originally published in 1926. View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: Flaubert, Gustave (translated by Eleanor Marx Aveling)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press:

Seller ID: 000276

Condition: Very Good


In original slip case. Pictorial paper over cream cloth spine. Paste down title block on spine is a little chipped at edges. Spine is dust soiled. Slip case is shelf worn with a couple of nicks to the open edges and a couple of spots of light soil. Undated. 288 pages. Illustrated. View more info

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Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000323

ISBN: 0679492658

Condition: Very Good Plus


Quarter bound in blue cloth with tan paper boards. Mild rubbing at tail of spine. Hint of sunning along top edge of boards. Dust jacket in mylar. Bookstore sticker affixed to the mylar inside the front flap. 451 numbered pages. Elle review, NYT review and Vintage Books Reading Group Guide laid in. Review slip between mylar and rear cover. Winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. View more info

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Flashman in the Great Game

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00106

ISBN: 0214201201

Condition: Very Good


Bright red boards, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 336 pages; boards are clean, tail of spine slightly turned in, text is clean and unmarked, binding is tight; dust jacket is a bit edge worn with a two inch tear along the crease of the head of spine, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. The fifth novel of the Flashman series. View more info

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Catherine Carmier

By: Gaines, Ernest J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000657

Condition: Very Good


Quarter bound green paper over blue-gray cloth spine. Boards show mild wear and a bit of sun fading along edges. Damp staining to top edge of text block, which has led to a very slight bleed of the red dye, visible only at the very edge of the top margins. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. Small edge tears and tear with a bit of loss at top of rear flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 248 pages. First novel from the award winning author of A Lesson Before Dying. First edition stated. View more info

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The Yellow Dove

By: Gibbs, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001025

Condition: Very Good


331 pages, 4 black and white illustrated plates; red cloth boards with gilt stamped titles, mild bump to top front corner, slight lean to spine, sound binding, dust jacket rubbed and worn at extremities, chipping at corners and spine ends with small chip out at top edge taking part of the "Y" in the title. World War I espionage novel involving a young American girl, the "Yellow Dove," on a mission for the Secret Service. Illustrated by the author, including the dust jacket illustration. View more info

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The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan

By: Gilbert, W.S., Sullivan, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library:

Seller ID: CS00019

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style G5, gray cloth, G5 endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 329 titles, 711 pages; edge wear to head and tail of spine, foxing to fore edges, inscription addressed to previous owner on front free end paper; clipped dust jacket, edge worn with small chips to head of spine. Sweet illustrations by W.S. Gilbert peppered throughout. View more info

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Vein of Iron

By: Glasgow, Ellen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00196

Condition: Very Good


Stated first edition, black buckram, 8 X 5.5 inches, 463 pages, map endpapers; boards show the slightest edge wear, pages a bit toned, but clean and unmarked, binding is tight; dust jacket is worn, with creasing in places. View more info

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Keepers of the House

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000180

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise boards with mild edge wear and bumps to bottom corners. Scattered foxing to page edges. Small sticker removal injury at top edge of front end paper. Dust jacket with mild edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning to edges and rear board. Dust jacket in mylar cover. 309 pages. First edition stated. 4.95 price in front flap. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1965, The Keepers of the House is Shirley Ann Grau's masterwork, a many-layered indictment of racism and rage that is as terrifying as it is wise. View more info