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Sluggy Freelance and Fire Rain Book 8

By: Abrams, Pete

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Plan Nine: 2003

Seller Id: 43833

ISBN: 1929462735

Condition: Good


127 pp soft cover with vertical crease on cover, tips show light wear, text appears unread. Well illustrated throughout in color and b/w. A book of satyrical comic strips on various subjects. Adult rated. View more info

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The Rim Of The Prarie

By: Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, A. L. Burt Company: 1925

Seller Id: 43519

Condition: Good


Green cloth with black ruled titles. Tips and spine ends rubbed. Name on foxed endpp, vint bookstore sticker and price tag on rear paste down. 352 pp plus other offerings in rear. A western story set in a small town in Nebraska on 'the rim of the prairie'. View more info

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New England Gothic

By: Allen, Addison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Chilton Book Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39609

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible copy, stated first edition on copyright page. Lilac colored cloth boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends, no rubbing. Bit of age toning/spotting on backstrip cloth with a one inch darker rust colored mark in frt gutter cloth which is fairly visible as well on front pastedown along with some other micro foxing marks on pastedowns and edge of page block. Tidy name also on frt pastedn but is all but hidden under unclipped frt dj flap. Sounds wors... View more info

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Idyll's End

By: Anet, Claude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43273

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in original price-clipped dj. Black moire cloth boards with fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 222 pg text crisp and unmarked. DJ shows a small triangular shaped chip at head of rear panel, sticker pull on dj backstrip and some small areas of rubbing and loss at tips, displays ok in new mylar. This story is based on the famous affair between the Viennese Prince Rudolph of Austria and the lovely Marie Vetsera, which reached its sensational ... View more info

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A Man With A Maid Two Volumes Complete in One

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Grove Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41507

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine reprint hard cover with lightly bumped spine ends. White background illust glossy dj has small chip at head of spine, displays well in new mylar. Reprint dist by Bookthrift, NY, so stated on copyright page. 254 pp as new, appears unread. Volume 1: The Tragedy. Volume 2: The Comedy. In this turn of the century classic, a jilted suitor gains vengeance by sexually dominating his ex-fiance, and then her maid, and then has the two now libertine ladies join him in ... View more info

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The Legend of Old Faithful

By: Arnold, L. Walker

Price: $7.50

Publisher: TN, University Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6918

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue boards with gilt titles. Light surface wear and color loss to extremities of unclipped dj. Displays well in new mylar. 364 pp text tight and bright, no names or writing, just a brown soil spot on the edge of page block. Inspirational fiction. The legend of Old Faithful is a story of changed lives. From the hardship and struggle of life in the Kansas dust bowl during the great depression to the picturesque mountains of Eastern Kentucky ... View more info

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Operation Emu

By: Barker, Brandon B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, Shrouded Rock Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43590

ISBN: 0977376338

Condition: Fine


1st edition 262 pp paperback in fine shape. Illustrated cover and chapter headings only, no other illustrations. "Sharp, fierce, and funny, Operation EMU is a wicked satire about the space program, low-budget film making, and why Americans love to be told what to believe. Brandon Barker's first novel doesn't stop surprising or delighting. Imagine NASA run by pro wrestling's Vince McMahon - or better yet, start reading this book." -- Douglas E. Winter, author o... View more info

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Crossroads A Novel of the Twentieth Century South SIGNED

By: Beaty, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: TX, Wilkinson Publishing Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36701

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. 356 pp. Mapped endpapers w/yellow tape stains. Second fep has dedication bookplate signed by the John Beaty Family donating this book in the name of C. A. Utz to the Orange, VA Library. Also has a ink note at head of same page that states: "Given in affectionate memory of C. A. Utz by The John Beaty Family Feb 29th 1972". This page is torn from spine 3" up from foot but remains tigh... View more info

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Tact

By: Becket, Jean

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Studley Press, Inc: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38446

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in navy boards with gilt lettering has sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj sunned on backstrip and on board fore-edges. Front dj flap has a couple of vertical creases. 131 pp text is crisp and unmarked. A wonderful collection of short stories based on various human reactions to normal situations. View more info

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Darkness At Foxglove Corners

By: Bodoin, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ME, Five Star: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 22234

ISBN: 0786234865

Condition: Fine


328 pgs. Scarce book. Fine 1st edition hardcover book and unclipped dj, light bump to head of spine, else as new in new mylar. In the aftermath of a tornado that damages her house, Jennet Greenway and her dog, Hally, move to rural Foxglove Corners, an area of Michigan famous for horses and fox hunting. After a stressful year of teaching, she enjoys her new surroundings. Jennet forms and instant bond with her nearest neighbor, Camille Forester, who has surrounded her vi... View more info

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Gildee & Hainry SIGNED

By: Broussard, Fred

Price: $12.00

Publisher: SC, The Axas Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 33129

ISBN: 0971597308

Condition: Fine


Author's 1st edition paperback presentation copy, signed on fep: "To Trish, Best Wishes Fred Broussard 8-3-02 Ft. Riley, KS." 201 pp. Crisp unread glossy paperback in gift-quality condition. A dark comedy, drama set in a locale suggestive of "Deliverance" combined with the slapstick humor of "Mad, Mad World" - the reader is guided through a journey of unforgettable situations. The story of an illiterate teenage female forced to flee her home o... View more info

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Brown, Dan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 2003

Seller Id: 31241

ISBN: 0385504209

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends, light crease on rear dj flap fold in, else as new. Unclipped dj in new mylar is fab shows negligible brushes at tips from storage. Book Club smaller version than the publishers first, measuring 8 1/2" tall with April 2003 on copyright page and complete number line. View more info

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The Wind Bloweth

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller Id: 45807

Condition: Very Good


A Novel of Distinction (so says frt jacket flap) in green cloth with cover title having a blue background and framed on each end with three shamrocks. 393 pp text a touch browned but not brittle. Unclipped dj somewhat darkened but complete and displays well in new mylar. Hinges fine, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of frt end pp. From the hills of Antrim an Irish lad looked out to sea. This is the tale of the many adventures which later befell him in his life and o... View more info

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The Nibelungen Lied

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 27786

Condition: Very Good


Red limp cloth covers with gilt embellishments on frt board and backstrip. Carlyle's essay on the classic German poem. A volume in the Ariel Booklets series. 150 pp. Name/date 1937 on fep. Inner hinge cracked at second blank endpaper, sewing exposed but page block tight and bright. Crisp, clean copy. View more info

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Fulltimers: A Seriously Funny Novel, The Adventures of Lou & Martha

By: Catsis, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: AZ, Sabio Publishing Company: 2006

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 33839

ISBN: 1424305608

Condition: Very Good +


2nd printing paperback. Front and back covers slightly curled. 291 pp. "When the President of the United States plans to close all national parks four days a week, Lou and Martha Underwood quit their TV news jobs and launch a nationwide campaign to halt the plan. Traveling in a used motor home once owned by a hooker, the couple encounters mystery, mayhem, and misunderstandings. View more info

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Featuring Hercule Poirot Also Includes The Love Detectives. Agatha Christie Mystery Puzzle & Book

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BePuzzled:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40202

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in glossy card covers has no ISBN or date of this publication. 56 pp. Includes How Does Your Garden Grow, c1935 renewed by Agatha Christie Mallowan 1962 as well as The Love Detectives, c 1936, renewed 1954. As new with negligible color loss at tips from storage, text unread, unmarked. View more info

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Windmore Writers Anthology

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Windmore Writers Group: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30149

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback, 89 pp of stories from centeral Virginia writers group members. View more info

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Joyce of the North Woods

By: Comstock, Harriet T.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller Id: 38038

Condition: Good


Pictorial hardcover has shelf wear and aging spots on green cloth. Unclipped dj has several pieces missing but none affect the title, there is a 4" tear from foot of spine up but overall shows well in new mylar. Owner name & date are on FEP. 390 pages are tight but spine is a bit wobbly. A very beautiful woman, married to a drunken rascal, has an experience in an affair of the heart that carries her through joy, misery, the censure of friends and the reproach of her... View more info

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Kitty Knight SIGNED

By: Conkley, Ralph

Price: $37.00

Publisher: VA, Whittet & Shepperson: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40461

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, author's presentation copy, with the following on slightly soiled fep: Edna Shauholzer Sept 1913 Presented by author (in pencil). Very small red bleed mark at foot of fep, 313 pp text has some foxing but is not musty. Nice dark red hardcover with bright gilt titles. Corners bumped and rubbed, rear hinge cracked but page block solid. A work of fiction with a b/w photo frontis of a woman in a nurse's uniform. Mentions the Huguenots in the author'... View more info

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The Red Rover A Tale of the Sea

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Belford, Clarke & Co:

Seller Id: 27588

Condition: Fair


Worn hardcover in green illustrated cloth boards with indian in woods with rifle, clipper ship in upper corner, Coopers Novels written on cover. Sea Tales The Red Rover Cooper on spine in black and gilt lettering. Outer edge of frt cover cloth worn, cloth mottled on cover, inner hinge papers cracked, page block tight and holding fine. Text browned and brittle. Tissue guarded frontis. 408 pp. Not pretty but all there, decent shelf spot saver. Displays OK from the backst... View more info