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Le Roman D'un Brave Homme (the Story Of An Honest Man)

By: About, Edmond (Edmond François Valentin About)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librarie Hachette Et Cie: 1906

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A34757

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is entirely in FRENCH. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The decorated covers have gilt, black and red embossing. The gilding has dulled a bit, especially on the spine. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper used." Edmond François Valentin About (14 February 1828 – 16 January 1885) was a French novelist, publicist and journalist.... During the next few years, he wrote novels, stories, a play (which fa... View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1899

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35928

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's gift notation on the front endpaper. "James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is cha... View more info

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Winesburg, Ohio A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, B. W. Huebsch, Inc.: 1921

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A37859

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing, wear and ground-in dirt. The paper spine label is noticeably toned. There are spots of ground-in dirt and spotting to the book covers. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The front endpaper has been removed by a former owner. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page. "Mostly written from late 1915 to early 1916, with a few stories completed clos... View more info

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The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight

By: Anonymous (Mary Elizabeth Von Armin)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, T. Nelson & Sons: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37474

Condition: Very Good


This is a small format book (approx. 6" x 4 1/2") The book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean, bright condition. The spine has a light slant. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The covers also have some light ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. This book is part of the Nelson Library of Copyright Fiction. "Elizabeth von Arnim (31 August 1866 – 9 February 1941) , born Mary Annette Beauchamp, was an ... View more info

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Booth And The Spirit Of Lincoln A Story of a Living Dead Man

By: Babcock, Bernie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36047

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "After reading a story in Ladies' Home Journal about the love affair of Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge, Babcock corresponded with the Illinois Historical Society and many persons who had known Lincoln personally. She became one of the country’s leading authorities on Lincoln, having conducted numerous personal interviews with his law partners and others, and publis... View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1897

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: A38122

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a slight slant to the spine. The front cover inlcudes a small oval pastedown photo. The lettering on the spine of the book has mostly rubbed. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy includes numerous black and white photos of the play. "The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and conce... View more info

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Lily Gordon Or the Young Housekeeper

By: Bell, Catherine D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1884

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37610

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. There are a couple of tiny nicks to the spine ends and a couple of spots of discoloration. This cover is decorated with black, blue, pink and green. View more info

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Replenishing Jessica

By: Bodenheim, Maxwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1949

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38162

Condition: Very Good+


This is a mass market paperback book. The book is in Vey Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. Book number 191. There is some beginning rubbing and wear to the spine ends, spine joints and edges. The text pages are clean and bright. "For many years a leading figure of the Bohemian scene in New York's Greenwich Village, Bodenheim deteriorated rapidly after his success in the 1920s and 1930s. Before he married his second wife, Grace, he had become a panhandler. They spent part of their marriage in the Catskills. After she died of cancer, he was arrested and hospitalized sever... View more info

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The Sisters

By: Booth, Pat

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36609

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has some light fading to the spine, but is in otherwise clean, bright condition. "Pat Booth, Lady Lowe (24 April 1943 – 11 May 2009) was an English model, photographer and author of romantic fiction. Raised in the ... View more info

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Fool's Goal

By: Bower, B. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35775

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spne ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright, though there is some light generalized toning. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of scratches to the spine. The spine also has noticeable toning and darkening. "Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940) , best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was a... View more info

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Miss Minerva And William Green Hill

By: Calhoun, Frances Boyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1910

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: A37808

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Poor dust jacket. The book is in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The bottom spine has some light water spotting. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There is some red ink spotting (from the book cover) to the foredge. There is a previous owner's inked name. The dust jacket has large chips missing from the spine and a tear to most of the front flap joint. The dust jacket has large spots of discoloration / greasy patches , edge wear, and overal... View more info

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One Of Ours

By: Cather, Willa (Wilella Sibert Cather)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1922

Edition: 1st Trade Edition

Seller ID: A36141

Condition: Very Good


First Trade Edition (following a Limited Edition) (listed as Second Printing, September 1922). This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a very light slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a patch of foxing to the front endpaper. "Through the 1910s and 1920s, Cather was firmly established as a major American writer, receiving the Pulitzer Prize in 1922 for her novel On... View more info

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Nina

By: Clarke, Donald Henderson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33016

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good only condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The book covers have a bit of ground-in dirt and a couple of sports of discoloration. The text pages are clean, but very noticeably toned and darkened due to the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket has several chips missing, and cracking and rubbing to the flap joints. "Donald Henderson Clarke (1887-1958) was an American writer and journalist, known for his romantic novels, mystery fiction, and screenplays." "Clarke's first encounter with Hol... View more info

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Suspense The Concord Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad

By: Conrad, Joseph (Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1926

Seller ID: A34177

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Part of the Concord Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- to Near Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, with a several small to smallish edge tears, wrinkles and a line of noticeable rubbing to the spine. Volumes of this set are difficult to find with the dust jacket. "Joseph Conrad, born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniows... View more info

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Sharpe's Prey

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: 1st Trade Edition (UK); 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32497

ISBN: 0002258757

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine copy of the book in a Fine dust jacket. There is some very beginning toning to the edges of the text block, otherwise the book is in fine, bright, crisp condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This is the 18th Richard Sharpe novel. "It is 1807 and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, newly returned to England, now wants to leave the army. One last job is offered to him. Go to Copenhagen, help the Honourable John Lavisser deliver a bribe and so stop a war. It seems very easy." "Bernard Cornwell, OBE (born 23 February 1944) is an English author of historical novels. He is b... View more info

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Tales Of Our Coast

By: Crockett, S. R. , Harold Frederic, Gilbert Parker, W. Clark Russell, and, Q

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, International Association of Newspapers & Authors: 1901

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37155

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The covers have some bumping and rubbing. There is some color loss to spots of the cover, and the rear cover has some color loss and water spotting. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are the short stories: The Smugglers of the Clone, There is Sorrow on the Sea, The Path of Murtogh, The Roll-Call of the Reef, and, That There Mason "Samuel Rutherford Crockett (24 September 1859 – 16 April 1914) , who published under the name "S. R. Crockett", was a Scottish novelist. " (from Wikipedia) View more info

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Paul And Virginia

By: De St. Pierre, Bernardin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell Co.: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35120

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; C.1910. This book is in Very Good condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. This book has front and rear covers have faul wood covers, gilt lettering and decoration and a small rectangular pictorial pastedown of a sylvan scene, featuring happy cows. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name card (c.1910) taped on the front endpaper. "Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (also called Bernardin de St. Pierre) (19 January 1737 Le Havre – 21 Janu... View more info

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The Clansman An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

By: Dixon, Jr. , Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, A. Wessels Company: 1907

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32734

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine of the book has noticeable fading / sunning. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a small tear to the top front inner hinge. "Thomas Frederick Dixon Jr. (January 11, 1864 – April 3, 1946) was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, lecturer, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer, and author, perhaps best known for writing The Clansman — which wa... View more info

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The White Company

By: Doyle, A. Conan (Arthur) (Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Laird & Lee, Publishers: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36746

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but there is noticeable toning due to the acid content of the paper used. There are inked previous owner's names on the front pastedown page and front endpaper. "The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle set during the Hundred Years' War. The story is set in England, France, and Spain, in the years 1366 and 1367, agains... View more info

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The Camel Hunt: A Narrative of Personal Adventure

By: Fabens, J. W. (Joseph Warren)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, George P. Putnam & Co.: 1853

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: A35410

Condition: Very Good


This book is a fictional account / humorous take on Jefferson Davis's plans to bring Camels to the American West to be used as an easier form of transportation. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, rubbing and chips missing along with some fraying. The bottom front corner of the book cover is missing a chip of the cloth cover, leaving the composite below showing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, however, th... View more info