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Flower Of The North A Modern Romance

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller Id: R46546

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover in illustrated mustard and green colored cloth covered boards with deep black titles on cover and spine, cover has yellow pine trees before a green sky background. Book itself looks fabulous, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Inner hinge papers are fine, no names, tears or soil within the 308 pp text. Price-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket has a chip at the head of spine with last three letters of the word 'Flower' filled in onto dj mylar's paper backing. Light color loss at tips and bit of abrasion to publisher's name at dj foot of spine. Book displays ... View more info

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Blue Ribbons for Meg

By: de Leeuw, Adele

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1968

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller Id: 22647

Condition: Fine


Time capsule copy, no creases, 116 p. text appears unread. 1st edition, 6th printing softcover. "'I don't want to see your pony! I don't want to live with horses and Indians.way out here! I wish I'd never come!' No wonder Meg is upset. What could be less like her quiet Boston home than a rugged U.S. Cavalry Post! And here she must live with her cousins for a year! To Meg who loves to read and knit, life at bustling Fort Miles is strange indeed. Then Meg gets her own pony--the half-starved pinto Papoose--and she begins to discover how exciting life can be at an Army post. View more info

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Sweepstakes Colt

By: Dent, Cecil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton Limited:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46568

Condition: Good


Straight sharp probable first edition hardcover in buff colored cloth covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Board fore edges are discolored ecru color but there is no musty smells, no mold, etc. 256 page block unaffected and has no names, tears, writing or soil. Price-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully from the front, spine panel is sunned but shows well the wrap around b/w drawing of two race horses, who are neck and neck with the pack behind them. Title still legible on this sunned spine. Few short chips at spine ends, color loss at tips and along flap fold... View more info

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The Grey Dancer

By: Fell, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37860

ISBN: 0001842676

Condition: Very Good +


Nice gilt lettering on brown hardcover has negligible wear. Large library label with X through it on fep. Price clipped dust jacket has original price label near lower flap corner, shows a bit of discoloring and an old library sticker otherwise shows well. 89 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. Set in rural Scotland in the 1950's this tale of romance and mystery is beautifully written. the stirring tale of Polly Teapot's rescue by an army of resourceful ants after a fall to the kitchen floor. View more info

The Riddle of the Beast

By: Grant, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, DC Comics: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38161

ISBN: 1563898675

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in dark brown faux leather with blind stamped image on lower front cover and blind stamped title on spine has negligible wear. Unclipped dj shows like new. 104 tight pages with crisp text and stunning artwork has no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. In the tradition of The Lord of the Rings, The Wheel of Time and The Chronicles of Amber comes JLA: Riddle of the Beast, a fully-painted graphic novel in which familiar characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman and Robin are re-imagined in exciting new roles within an epic tale of high fantasy and battle-hardened ... View more info

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The Desert of Wheat

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Seller Id: MK46648

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover reading copy in taupe cloth covered boards with brown title box on cover, and backstrip. Book is straight but tips and spine ends are rubbed - all there but not pretty. Inner hinge papers are good, former owner's name/date on fep. 377 pp text is browning but not brittle and shows occasional finger soil that does not impair the reading of the story. Two upper tips of two pages were folded, now sorted. Frontis and last image present, two b/w illustrated leaves missing. Priced accordingly. a thrilling and romantic tale of sabotage in the wheat fields of the Pacific North... View more info

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The Call of the Canyon

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Seller Id: MK46652

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in bright orange cloth covered boards with black silhouette illustration of a girl riding a horse on a canyon trail. Book is straight but lower tips tips and spine ends are bumped (not rubbed), upper tips still sharp. Light handling soil on orange background cloth, 291 pp text is crisp and bright. Inner hinge papers are fine, vintage bookstore sticker at head of rear pastedown. No names, tears or soil found inside. All four illustrations present. From the master of the western comes a tale of love tested by the rugged life of the American Southwest. Carley Burch, ... View more info

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Bold Venture

By: Jackson, D. V. S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: PA & NY, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46386

Condition: Very Good


Solid first edition hardcover in turquoise cloth covered boards with black title on cover and backstrip lightly bumped and rubbed at tips and spine ends. One name/addy stamp on fep, rest of 246 pp text is crisp and unmarked, save for some light soil/age-toning on page block edges and a vintage book shop sticker on foot of rear pastedown. No dj, Not exlib. Romance/Horse story for teens through adult. 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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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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Meet your Match, Cupid Delaney

By: Leroe, Ellen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Lodestar Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11099

ISBN: 0525673091

Condition: Very Good +


Presentable, crisp 1st edition hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Unclipped dj in new mylar has lightly sunned spine but displays very well. 150 pp. A cupid-in-training who has been temporarily turned into a mortal girl faces her most difficult mission, to bring love and old-fashioned romance back to Woodside High in time for the junior-senior prom. 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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Elyne Mitchell Selects Stories Of Australian Horses

By: Mitchell, Elyne: Assembled By

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Australia, Currey O'Neil: 1983

Seller Id: R46916

ISBN: 085902105X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in rust paper covered boards that are knocked and lightly rubbed showing color loss along lower edge and at tips and spine ends. White spine title. First published in 1965, this is the issue of 1983, and perhaps, first by this publisher. Super nice inside with one horse bookplate without a name on it and light handling soil on two pages within. Else crisp, unmarked and straight. 227 pp. Unclipped (and unpriced) original dj shows a few chips at head of panels and spine, in light grey sky area that doesn't show too much with the white paper backing of the dj mylar cover. Display... 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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Olwen Stories from Wales #2

By: Morus, Elena; Adapted By Sian Lewis

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Wales, Gwasg Carreg Gwalch: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43135

ISBN: 0863813933

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition paperback with negligible wear to still sharp tips. 36 pp. No names, tears or soil. One of the oldest Welsh legends. A colorful tale of romance and adventure, which tells how a young hero named Culhwch succeeded in winning the hand of Olwen, the giant's daughter, in marriage. 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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Darkling

By: Peyton, K. M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1975

Seller Id: R46579

ISBN: 0385300867

Condition: Good


Exlib hardcover reading copy in rust paper and blue cloth covered boards bumped at spine ends and one board tip. Tape rems on boards from formerly taped dj. There are no call tags on book or dj, displays very well on the shelf. Fep and title page removed so no copyright/printing information. 248 p text is crisp and clean. Unclipped original glossy color illustrated dust wrapper has no chips, just one 1/2" closed tear at foot of rear dj panel, and some light color loss at periphery. K. M. Peyton = Pseudomyn of Kathleen Wendy Herald Peyton. Jenny is the only one who can control Darkl... 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), with Woodward & Lothrop vintage bookstore sticker and orig price on rear pastedown. Great display book for the Wire Fox Terri... 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 Horseman's Bedside Book

By: Talbot-Ponsonby, J.A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28758

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine first edition hard cover in very good dust wrapper in new mylar showing light sunning along backstrip, bit of rubbing at tips. 224 pp text clean w/name on fep. Britain's leading riding instructor has edited this compilation of 16 light-hearted essays which have been contributed by a team outstanding equestrian writers. Their most readable, yet frequently helpful articles are backed up by a brilliant collection of photographic illustrations. Contents Include: From Point-to-Point by Michael Williams/ Riding For the Million by Lieut.-Colonel C.E.G. Hope/ The Romance of Show Jumpin... View more info