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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 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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My University Days

By: Gorky, Maxim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1930

Seller ID: CS00677

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, October, 1930, cream paper covers decorated in yellow, green, and blue featuring a candelabra situated between upright books, 12mo, 327 pages plus publisher's list; edge worn covers are lightly toned, a smattering of penciled in check marks along the margins. A Bonibooks edition. A charming copy of Gorky's autobiographical coming of age novel, set in Russia among the urban poor. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing and the brand-new field of subscription mail order... 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

Wake and Remember

By: Gray, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00395

Condition: Very Good


Navy blue cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 411 unopened pages; endpapers toned from adhesive; clipped dust jacket is edge worn and toned, now protected in mylar. An attractive copy of this novel of a small Minnesota town and its people from the literary editor for the Chicago Daily News. View more info

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A Matter of Millions

By: Green, Anna Katherine

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, American News Company: 1890

Seller ID: 001149

Condition: Very Good


With illustrations by Victor Perard. Green publisher's cloth decorated in white with titles in gilt, small 8vo, 458 pages plus several pages of publisher's ads, four black and white illustrated plates; boards rubbed and edge worn, a bit of the white rule gone from front fore-edge, occasional foxing, binding slightly shaken. Very Good Known as the mother of the American detective story, Anna Katherine Green wrote the first mystery novel set in the United States. Her 1878 book The Leavenworth Case is widely regarded as the first American detective novel. She broke ground, not only as the first ... View more info

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An Anthology of Irish Literature

By: Greene, David H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1954

Seller ID: CS00431

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, gray cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 376 titles, 602 pages; spine dust soiled, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, pages age toned; dust jacket toned and edge worn, now protected in mylar cover. An impressive collection of Ireland's finest writers that covers everything from Celtic literature to O'Connor. View more info

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Ships that Pass in the Night

By: Harraden, Beatrice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1894

Seller ID: CS00169

Condition: Very Good


American edition, pictorial blue cloth, 16mo, 235 pages; boards are worn with special attention paid to creases of spine and corners, top edge dust soiled, pages clean and unmarked, binding sound; no dust jacket. View more info

Letters from The Raven

By: Hearn, Lafcadio; Bronner, Milton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1907

Seller ID: CS00680

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1930, cream paper covers with yellow and brown decorations and titles, 12mo, 201 pages plus publisher's list; a bit of creasing along back strip. A Bonibooks edition, being the correspondence of Lafcadio Hearn with socialist printer Henry Watkin. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing and the brand-new field of subscription mail order book clubs. The club launched in September of 1929 with The Bridge of San Luis Rey being the first title. The series lasted for 16 issues, but... View more info

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The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

By: Heinlein, Robert A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 000895

Condition: Very Good Minus


Sixth impression; hardcover with dust jacket, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 383 pages, author photo on rear, orig price of $6.95 in front jacket flap. Turquoise cloth with gilt titles to spine and author initials to bottom front corner, boards edge worn with mild damp staining and bleached spots along rear fore edge, tiny split at tail of front internal hinge, pages toned from age, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn, strip of rubbing along center of spine, chipping at extremities with small chip and crease at top front edge, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Robert A. Heinlein was the most in... View more info

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Four Plays by Lillian Hellman

By: Hellman, Lillian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1942

Seller ID: CS00434

Condition: Very Good


First Modern Library edition, Toledano binding style 8, green cloth, kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 281 titles, 330 pages; crossed out name on front free endpaper, pages age toned; dust jacket edge worn, rubbed in places, now protected in mylar. Includes 'Days to Come', 'The Children's Hour', 'The Little Foxes', and 'Watch on the Rhine'. View more info

Mamba's Daughters, A Novel of Charleston

By: Hergesheimer, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: CS00218

Condition: Very Good


Early printing, green cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 344 pages; slight wear to head and tail of spine, small bookseller stamp on rear paste down, general age toning to pages; married to Grosset & Dunlap early dust jacket, slight wear to extremities, rear cover dust soiled, now in protective mylar. A novel exploring Charleston's racial tensions, later turned into a Broadway production from the author of the famed 'Porgy and Bess'. View more info

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Literary Love-Letters

By: Herrick, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: CS00133

Condition: Very Good


White and green pictorial cloth, 6.5 x 4 inches, 245 pages; boards are worn but have weathered well, spine is dust soiled, text is clean with no markings, top edge gilt, binding is tight; no just jacket. Part of Scribner's 'Ivory Series'. View more info

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A Bell for Adano

By: Hersey, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000194

Condition: Fine


Full red leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Fresh, unopened binding. 335 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Hersey's 1944 novel which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a replacement for the town bell that the Fascists had melted down for rifle barrels. View more info

The Heart of Princess Osra

By: Hope, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company: 1896

Seller ID: CS00401

Condition: Good


Green cloth decorated in gilt, silver, red and black, 12mo, 301 pages, numerous full-page illustrations by H.C. Edwards; boards are quite rubbed and edge worn, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, bookseller's stamp on rear paste down. An installation in Anthony Hope's trilogy set in the fictional land of Ruritania, which created it's own genre of romance. View more info

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A Chance Acquaintance

By: Howells, William Dean

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1898

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000766

Condition: Very Good


Cloth; 271 pages. Author's signature (as W. D. Howells) pasted into front end paper along with silver gelatin sepia photograph of Howells at his desk. Red cloth with publisher's stamp to front board. Top edge gilt. Boards are smudged and edge worn with a hint of fraying at extremities. Small water spot at tail of spine. Front hinge starting. Slight lean to spine. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", Howells was particularly known for his tenure as editor of The Atlantic Monthly as well as for his own prolific writings, including the story "Christmas Every Day", and the novels "The Ris... View more info

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We Live But Once

By: Hughes, Rupert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1927

Seller ID: CS00693

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue cloth with gilt titles, 12mo, 285 pages; gilt a bit dulled, slight lean to spine; dust jacket is edge worn with a darkened spot near head of spine, now protected in mylar. Wonderfully illustrated dust jacket that evokes the roaring twenties in style. As the cover promises, "high suspense and fearless honesty are found in this absorbing novel. View more info