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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

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Harry Coverdale's Courtship and What Came of It

By: Smedley, Frank E.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, The Blackfriars Publishing Co.:

Seller Id: 20182

Condition: Good


Red cloth hardcover with gilt titles and rulings on watermarked boards, Text tight and bright w/water stains on endpps. Corners bumped but no boards showing. Bookplate and former owner's name on front endpps. 30 plates by Phiz (2 hand colored) all in very good condition. Page ends uncut, top edge gilt. 390 pp turn of the century sporting romance. Solid working copy. View more info

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The First Thunder

By: Smith, Vian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46506

Condition: Very Good


Stated First Edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with bright gold spine title shows no shelf wear, book is just slightly cocked, has bumped spine ends and sharp tips. Tape marks on pastedowns. 300 pp with pocket and all pages present. Un-clipped dj has art that wraps around the backstrip and displays beautifully without a call tag on spine. Looks great on the shelf. In 1870's Dartmoor, a feudal system still prevailed and workers, living in poverty and i... View more info

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Henry Northcote

By: Snaith, John Collis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Moffat, Yard and Co.: 1913

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 8486

Condition: Good +


1913 revised hardcover. Some spotting to red cloth covers, names on fep, foxed edges of page block, 386 pp text tight and bright. Described as a serious (clinical) novel. By chapter headings, appears to be a story of a trial and sentencing of a crime. View more info

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There Lies A Fair Land. An Anthology of Norwegian-American Writing SIGNED

By: Solensten, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Many Minnesotas Project #1: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 41295

ISBN: 0898230675

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback signed by Rita Steinle, one of the authors represented in the book. Many Minnesotas Project #1. Includes contributions from O. E. Rolvaag, Knut Hamsun, Robert Bly, Brenda Ueland, Ole Lokensgard, and others. Also included is the notes pamphlet on the contributors. Light surface soil and edge wear, text tight and unmarked. 176 pp. View more info

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Notions in Garrison

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28083

Condition: Very Good


Nice 1st edition hardcover in orange cloth boards with bumped and lightly brushed tips showing very light surface soil. Pretty woodblock former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, 134 pp, 10 b/w sketches by author in text which is crisp and unmarked. Deckle fore-edges with some leaves uncut. Thos. Fuller's quote at title page sums it up: 'A commonplace-book contains many Notions in Garrison, whence the owner may draw out an army into the field.' Irish reminiscenses ... View more info

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All On The Irish Shore Irish Sketches

By: Somerville E.OE; Ross, Martin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44630

Condition: Very Good +


ardcover in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Light foxing on edge of page block and preliminaries. Age toning in gutters. 246 pp text tight and bright. Unclipped, unpriced dust wrapper has chips and loss but displays well with full color art on frt panel. An array of short stories from a pair of witty and talented irish women authors. Many of the stories focus on horses and country-doings. Stories include: The Tinker's Dog/ Fanny Fitz's Gamble/ The Connemara M... View more info

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Back To Abnormal

By: Stinnett, Caskie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bernard Geis Associates: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32754

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. Tight bright copy in grey boards with sharp tips and blue cloth spine. 209 pg text as new, appears unread. White background dj shows light color loss from storage on colored center title panel and few micro rubs at spine ends. Displays fine in new mylar. An indispensable guide to what the intelligent citizen should know about pigeons in Italy, the inscrutable East, Man vs. The System, Truman Capote, and other topics of great moment from an often qu... View more info

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The Squirrel Inn The Merry Chanter

By: Stockton, Frank R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 13563

Condition: Good +


Revised edition hardcover, no jacket. Tight bright olive green cloth gilt decorated hardcover. Spine sunned brown, chipped head of spine cloth, front hinge cracked but all text holding fine. Faint watermark on tip of lower page tips. Tissue guarded frontis. 1899 reprint of the 1889 first. 375 pp text untrimmed edges, Vol 2 of the Frank Stockton "Library". View more info

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All the Daughters of Music

By: Stone, Grace Zaring

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Cobden-Sanderson: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36811

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in beige cloth boards soiled and bowed at top, small split in cloth at foot of frt gutter (1/2"), Age-toned end papers, page block tight but top edge dusty. 228 pp text clean w/out fingerprints, tears or names. First British printing. The adventures and exploits of a trio of sisters in the 1920's. Grace Zaring Stone (1891 - February 3, 1991) was an American novelist and short story writer. She is perhaps best known for having three of her no... View more info

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Backwater

By: Stribling, T.S.

Price: $37.00

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

Seller Id: 38616

Condition: Very Good


Kelly green illustrated hard cover, illustrated spine faded and bumped on ends, small crack at head of spine, untrimmed page block. 308 pages of clean, unblemished text. Former owner's ink and embossed ownership mark on FEP. Not Ex-library. A novel of the Mississippi backwater. "The Mississippi is rising and undermining the levees. The great backwater which cuts into the Murdock plantation is full and overflowing". Laughter and whiskey flavored speech are a m... View more info

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In Pawn To A Throne

By: Vaka, Demetra; Brown, Kenneth

Price: $37.00

Publisher: NY, John Lane Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44557

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1919 first edition hardcover in burgundy cloth with black title encircled with a yellow chain necklace with a maltese style cross hanging from the center. Blk title on backstrip with the yellow cross but no chain. Tips fairly sharp but slight rub at foot of frt board only, spine ends bumped but no breaks in cloth. Cloth slightly wrinkled on foot of frt cover where authors' names are, not a distraction. Inner hinges fine, Tidy gift ded on fep dated 1920. 326 pp. Text t... View more info

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Fisherman's Luck and Some Other Uncertain Things

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42311

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in green cloth boards with paste on art/title on frt bd showing a sticker pull. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped. 285 pg text fine. Literature, Love, Life, Romance and Nature all tied in with a fishing theme. Vintage fiction. View more info

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The First Decade An Anthology Celebrating The Tenth Anniversary of the Virginia Writing Project

By: Virginia Writing Project

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, Virginia Writing Project: 1989

Seller Id: 42895

Condition: Fine


Fine 124 pp paperback in ecru paper covers. Text crisp and unmarked, illust with b/w photos. 36 entries by various VA writers. Gift quality book. View more info

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Deldee, The Ward of Waringham

By: Warden, F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, The F. M. Lupton Publishing Co.:

Seller Id: 103

Condition: Good +


Lovely patterned Ivy trellis vine brown cloth ruled hard cover boards. Tiny worm hole in frt gutter cloth. No dj. 379 pp browned and brittle but no chips or tears. Spine cracked at first page but page block holding fine. Florence Alice Price James (1857-1929), published under the name Florence Warden. She is perhaps best known for her novel The House on the Marsh. Deldee was originally published in 1885 under the title Deldee, or the Iron Hand. The story runs the gamut... View more info

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Black Valley A Romance of The Argentine

By: Wast, Hugo; Translated By Herman & Miriam Hespelt

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 36764

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing hardcover with lightly bumped tips and former owner's gift dedication on lightly foxed fep. 302 pp crisp and unmarked, edge of page block foxed, spine cracked in center of text but all pages tight. Original dust wrapper in new mylar shows light even age soil and few closed tears, micro chips at tips, few larger chips at spine ends with partial loss of title. Adventure and romance novel set in Argentina, of two women who vie for the love of one man. View more info

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The Sirens of Ming Hai SIGNED

By: Williamson, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, The Verona Press, Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37518

ISBN: 0970014406

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with gold lettering on glossy black boards has negligible shelf wear on foot of spine and tips. Presented to Arthur and signed by Author on 1/2 title page. Black ink mark on front & rear paste down and a discard stamp on FEP otherwise 311 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, soil or blemishes. A captivating fictional story of the turbulence during the Chinese reunification period. View more info