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The Night Bath The Legend of Montgomery Sulphur Springs SIGNED

By: Tucker, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Newburn, VA, Backbone Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46823

Condition: Near Fine


Fine, gift quality stapled paperback with a red & black string bookmark bound in, as published. Signed James Tucker vertically across first page. None found anywhere when listed. A magnificent spa is turned into a hospital just before the Civil War. 38 pages of crisp, unmarked text is at the ready. Just off Interstate 81, in a little valley amid the high mountains of Southwest Virginia, lies the site of Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, a magnificent spa which, with the coming of the Civil War, was converted to a hospital. A multitude of soldiers died there, some from wounds and amputatio... 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 tight and bright, not browned, no marks noted. A work of fiction set in Istanbul. 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 of crime and improbability, and carries bravely to the end the love of two people aged eight and three at the beginning of t... 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

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Trouble Rides Double

By: Young, Gordon Ray

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39615

Condition: Very Good


Solid 1st edition hardcover copy in red paper covered boards showing shelf wear and color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. Small black soil mark on rear board. 175 pp. No date published but tidy & tiny 1955 date underneath author's name on title page. 3/6 written in ink on blank fep next to a small abrasion from an erasure mark. Text slightly age toned but not brittle. An adventure story by a novelist and popular story writer Ray Gordon Young. This one about a cattle rancher from Borneo, now working as the chief inspector for the Arizona Cattleman's Association. View more info