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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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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 schoolt... 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 Renaudo... 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 conv... View more info

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Eastward Drift

By: Percy, Edward

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, H. C. Kinsey & Co, Inc.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36658

Condition: Near Fine


Exceedingly rare first edition in original unclipped dj. Purple cloth boards with black title. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, text bright without tears or soil. 419 pgs lightly soiled on edge of page block. Dust wrapper in new mylar is sunned on spine but title remains legible, rubbing at tips with minor loss, soil on white background rear panel, remains more than presentable. A novel of real power and distinction. It is the story of the England of today and of an Englis... View more info

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Their Hearts' Desire

By: Perry, Frances Foster

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38413

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in beautiful light purple boards with gold blind-stamped flowers and a pasted on picture. Previous owner name is on rear of FEP. 152 pages with crisp text and 6 full color illustrations, 3 of which are loose and laid in. A wonderful romance that carries through the ages. View more info

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The Smoke That Thunders

By: Quigley, Guy

Price: $350.00

Publisher: UK, New Horizon Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40339

ISBN: 0861166442

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. Fine black leatherette hardcover with smidge of white on foot of rear board fore edge. Tips and spine ends sharp. Internally crisp and unmarked. 241 pp. Pink background dj illustrated with warriors mask is lightly sunned on backstrip but has no tears or soil. Out of the bitter trouble times in Ireland emerges a man called Tom Sutton. Running from the shattered past he finds himself almost destitute on the vast continent of Africa. Then a bowl o... View more info

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Kitty Carter Canteen Girl

By: Radford, Ruby Lorraine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Whitman: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16969

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in green boards with red titles lightly rubbed, 248 pp text tight and browned but not brittle. Pictorial endpps. "Oh, Kitty, look!" Little Billy Carter jumped up and down in delight beside his tall sister. "There's Daddy!"Where?" Kitty asked as she searched the files of marching troops for a look at her dad.Billy pointed with his chubby finger. "Yonder! The straightest, bestest of all!" Then Kitty's heart swelled with ... View more info

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Trail's End

By: Raine, William MacLeod

Price: $27.00

Publisher: OH, The World Publishing Co.: 1947

Edition: First Tower Books Edition

Seller Id: 29667

Condition: Very Good


1st Tower Books edition hardcover. Tight bright book in rubbed brown boards. 263 pp text browned with one small closed tear at head of title page. A bitter feud results in blazing guns and flying fists in this fast-action Western by the author of Guns in the Frontier. View more info

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Jasper and the Love of Money

By: Reardon, Robert

Price: $17.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Co.: 1966

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 6945

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly chipped spine edges on dj. 309 pp text tight and bright. Spine ends bumped. Edge pf page block soiled. Author"s first and only novel. A footloose and fancy free fellow on his way to getting married reflects on his life, women, WWII, and working in the Women"s Coat Department of Hammersteinberger"s department store. View more info

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Popo

By: Reeves, Rosser

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Vanguard Press, Inc: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41053

ISBN: 0814908381

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright, first edition hardcover in mustard paper covered boards and black cloth spine showing color loss at foot from storage. Tips sharp, 224 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a half in closed tear at foot of frt panel, slight yellowing on white background but displays very well. "Popo is a work of uncanny wit, erudition and originality that gets into the guts of an artist better than any book since Joyce Cary's The Horse's Mouth". View more info

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The Leopard

By: Reid, Victor Stafford

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38666

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in patterned boards with cloth spine. Spine ends bumped but not rubbed; board showing on upper tip of front board; negligible wear elsewhere. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket is worn and soiled but still displays well in mylar overwrap. 159 pp. of very clean text; page block tight with top edge dyed brown; foxing on fore-edge and light foxing on endpps. Former owners name and date penned on FEP with remnants of formerly placed sticker. A bizarre a... View more info

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The Young and Secret

By: Rosman, Alice Grant

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Milton, Balch & Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37193

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover. Frederick Blakeslee dust jacket art in purple, fleshtone, white and black showing woman in hat and dress walking in a field w/a b/w fox terrier on her leash as a debonair dressed chap looks on nearby. Near fine in VG+ unclipped dust jacket in new mylar with shallow chipping to spine ends, small bit of loss to center of backstrip, mild wear to spine edges and light shelf wear. No names, tears or soil (save for foxed and soiled edge of page block), ... View more info

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Fume

By: Ruff, Lajos

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7988

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition near fine hardcover in very good dust jacket. One bumped corner, dj has a 1/2" tear in front gutter and tiny rubs to upper corner tips, 130 pp text clean. Not exlib. "Fume portrays a short, horror-fraught period in the life of a young man in the tense days before the Hungarian Revolution" White the author was in a Budapest death cell, a fellow prisoner, who had been an important Communist, related the events leading to his incarceration. Fume ... View more info