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Ferdinand and Isabella

By: Kesten, Hermann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A. A. Wyn, Inc: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6968

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in cloth boards with bumped spine ends but corners remain sharp. The text is tight and bright. No dj. 373 pp. View more info

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Foxy Statehood Hens and Murder Most Fowl Oklahoma 1907 SIGNED

By: King, Jackie; Alfred, Paula Watkins; Fielding, Peggy Moss

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, Deadly Niche Press:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34588

ISBN: 0937660345

Condition: As New


1st edition paperback. Author's presentation copy: Signed on an early page: "Enjoy a Trip to 1889 Guthrie - Best - Jackie King." As new inside and out. 192 pp. "The Foxy Hens have hatched some great mysteries and the sooner you get a copy the better the reading will be for you. Could not put it down." - Dusty Richards, Spur Award Winner, Western Writers of America "Foxy Statehood Hens and Murder Most Fowl is a delightful combination of heartwarming stories flavored richly with western humor. These wonderful writers make the time period and the characters come alive, so make... View more info

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Married Life and Other True Adventures

By: Kirshenbaum, Binnie

Price: $17.00

Publisher: CA, The Crossing Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27600

ISBN: 0895943972

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with very light wear to paperback cover, micro closed tear on outer edge of front cover 1/8", internally crisp and unmarked. 150 pp. "A Distinctive new voice. Her fiction is wild, funny, risky, confronting sexual and moral dilemmas with style and verve." Maureen Howard. View more info

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Wild Horses A Novel of the West

By: Knibbs, Henry Herbert

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Seller Id: R46413

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing hardcover in red cloth covered boards with a touch of 'splotchyness' at head, black spine title, author name and publisher, frt cover has the words Wild Horses in a black title box, ruled in red. Spine ends and corners bumped and lightly rubbed. One faint ink name at head of frt pastedown, inner hinges fine, no foxing on endpprs or pastedowns. 272 pp text is amazingly clean, tight and bright for a 1934 Grosset & Dunlap offering. DJ is another matter, The spine panel is completely gone, the front and rear panels are there with chips at periphery as are both dj flaps. Mostly ... View more info

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Midnight People

By: Knittel, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36694

Condition: Good


Stated first edition in orange cloth with black illustration and titles on backstrip. Cloth chipped on spine ends, tips fairly sharp, endpapers age-toned, 375 pp text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil. Chapters include: Uncharted Country/ The Conversion/ The Eternal Gulf/ The Powder Speaks/ The Victims. Solid working copy, not pretty but all there. View more info

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Consequences of Love

By: Kristoff, Amy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: IN, Cork Hill Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31761

ISBN: 1594083118

Condition: Fine


Fine paperback, collectible first edition trade edition 157 pp Having been an avid hunter-jumper competitor, Amy uses her experiences for the background of her latest novel, Consequences of Love which combines love and hate; and it uses the balance of loss and redemption to create more than a romance, it is a message of hope and encouragement. View more info

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The Riders of High Rock A Hopalong Cassidy Novel LARGE PRINT EDITION

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: WY, Bantam Books: 1979

Seller Id: MK46663

ISBN: 0553089110

Condition: Fine


Large print edition hardcover in blue paper covered boards quarter-bound with black paper that has a silver gilt title. Sharp tips and spine ends on book, one tiny chip and light color loss to same on dj. Otherwise, no tears or soil. Appears unread. 382 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Jack Bolt, a ruthless killer, and his tough band of men set up a rustling operation and make plans to lure Hopalong Cassidy into an ambush View more info

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Blue Shoe SIGNED

By: Lamott, Anne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27665

ISBN: 1573222267

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover signed by Lamott on fep. White background boards and dj slightly soiled, few indentations on dj front panel, internally fine, hinges fine, no tears or finger soil. Crisp text. 291 pp. Adult fiction novel. Mattie Ryder's life is falling apart, she's in a divorce, her two kids are not behaving, her waistline is expanding, she's got a crush on a married man, etc etc. Then she comes upon a small rubber blue shoe, the kind you might get from a gumball machine and a few other trifles that were left in her deceased father's car. They hold the clues to her messy upbringing, and ... View more info

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Women Will Be Doctors

By: Lees, Hannah

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42427

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards. 271 pp. Romance of a girl who refused to admit that a medical career is for men only.. Lovely vintage art on dj showing chip at head of spine but displays well in new mylar. View more info

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Kowtow

By: Ling, Princess Der

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1929

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38389

Condition: Near Fine


Green hardcover with gold gilt lettering has minimal wear with lightly bumped tips, light color loss along spine edge, spine is lightly discolored and head & foot of spine have color loss. Illustrated end papers begin the 322 tight pages which have crisp text, deckle edges and no tears. There are two newspaper clippings of Princess Der Ling inserted between pages. Personal recollections of a young girl during the era of the Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895. View more info

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Secret of The Wastelands

By: Lomax, Bluss

Price: $7.00

Publisher: OH, The World Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29596

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover "Published serially under the title Ghosts of the Rimrock." 275 pp. An all-action Western story by the author of The Leather Burners. VG in moderately marked brown cloth boards w/gilt titles, text brown but not brittle. DJ in mylar chipped at spine ends with one 1/2 hole in middle of backstrip. DJ rubbed at tips but displays well despite part of title on backstrip is missing due to chip. View more info

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The Girl and the Kaiser

By: Mackie, Pauline Bradford

Price: $17.00

Publisher: IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1904

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 41014

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright red cloth hardcover with bumped tips and color loss at fairly sharp tips. Former owner's bookplate on fep, foxing on some pages. No tears or funny smells. A German romance 164 pp. Probable first edition, no other date listed, only the month of November below the publication date on copyright page. View more info

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Elizabeth; or, The Exiles in Siberia

By: Madam Cottie

Price: $27.00

Seller Id: 27580

Condition: Fair


Marbled paper with very worn leather corners and backstrip, tiny little book without a title page, publisher or date. Many professional repairs to tips of pages, obviously a well-loved and VERY early copy, appears to be 1700's. 184 pgs. A Tale, founded on facts, from the french of Madame Cottie. Floral endpapers, may have been rebound at some time, long long ago. email for pic. View more info

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Smoke The Saga of an American Weed

By: Matthews, Margarette

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20714

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends in unclipped dj in new mylar. 205 pp. The history of tobacco and it's growers in America, Though written as a novel, Smoke is more than just fiction: it is a panoramic view of our country's beginnings, pregnancy, and the bursting of its bonds to become the richest and the most powerful country in the world. View more info

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The Golden Geese A Facinating Novel About Hucksters, The Not-So-Hidden Persuaders SIGNED

By: Meade, Everard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40230

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover signed by author on fep. First and last name only, not dedicated to anyone in particular. Straight green cloth covered boards with bright gilt title on spine, tips and spine ends sharp. 274 pp text crisp, tight and unmarked, edges of pg block show faint foxing, top edge dyed green. Price-clipped dj in new mylar shows light color loss at extrems but no tears or chips. View more info

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Flow River, Blow Wind

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Sydney & London, Australasian Publishing Company & George G. Harrap & Co. LTD: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46810

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with author's name in gilt on frt cover, & gilt titles on spine. Head and foot of boards sunned from tatty dj spine ends. Book is a bit cocked and has one tidy ink name on fep and a vintage Angus & Robertson Ltd, Sydney Australia on foot of frt pastedown. Otherwise, there are no tears, chips or soil in the 261 pp text. Original, unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper tatty at top edge all the way across (including flap heads). Small chips at lower flap folds and where corners of boards meet backstrip. Art wraps to include the backstri... View more info

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Virginia Autumn A Tale of Old-Fashioned Romance The Sinclair Legacy - Book 2.

By: Mitchell, Sara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CO, Waterbrook Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44130

ISBN: 0739427105

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with light color loss at still sharp tips from storage. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar has no chips, tears or soil. 404 pp text flawless. Not the large print version. The second and final novel in Sara Mitchell"s Sinclair Legacy historical series links together two old-fashioned love stories, beautifully addressing God"s compassion. As God moves in the lives of widow Jacob Sinclair and his spinster schoolteacher daughter Leah, both make amazing new discoveries about themselves, their Creator, and their capacity to love. View more info

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Strange Laughter

By: Molaine, Pierre; Translated By Eithne Wilkins

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Roy Publishers: 1953

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42588

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends. DJ has a closed tear at head of frt panel, few small closed tears on rear, small chips at head of spine. 214 pp text foxed at edge of page block, faint soil on endpps. The novel revolves around a group of patients in the psychiatric department of a large hospital; it shows them with all their tics, manias, phobias, obsessions, torments and delirium. The book was first published in France and was awarded the 'Prix Renaudot' for 1950. View more info

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Daireen

By: Moore, Frank Frankfort

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, R. F. Fennc & Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44756

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in decorative blue cloth. A complete rendition, not parts. A vintage novel by Limerick author F.Frankfort Moore who invented this irish name for the heroine in this novel. 372 pp with spotting on edge of page block. Inner hinges fine, spotting & age toning on endpps and edge of page block, text tight, crisp and unmarked. Tips and spine ends bumped with color loss, one small break in cloth at foot of rear board. Excerpt from Daireen The very conveyances of his lands will hardly lie in this box; and must the inheritor himself have no more 3' Hamlet. View more info

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Cry of the Heart

By: Patchett, Mary

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London-Sydney, Collins: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46800

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in navy blue textured paper covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Bright gilt title spine, tidy ink name on fep, vintage Alberts Bookshop, Perth on frt pastedown. No other marks, no tears or soil in the 256 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar displays well from the front and backstrip but has a has a split running down the rear panel that has portions of yellowed tape marks on the off-white background that has a reviews of Patchett's first novel, Wild Brother. In this, her second novel, Patchett tells the story of a man and a woman living in ... View more info