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Rotten English: A Literary Anthology

By: Ahmad, Dohra

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Norton: 2007

Seller ID: 2294233

ISBN: 0393329607

Condition: Very Good


Minor underlining and marginalia. 2007 Trade Paperback. Rotten English spans the globe to offer an overview of the best non-standard English writing of the past two centuries, with a focus on the most recent decades. What would once have been derogatorily termed dialect literature has come into its own in a language known variously as slang, creole, patois, pidgin, or, in the words of Nigerian novelist Ken Saro-Wiwa, rotten English. The first anthology of its kind, Rotten English celebrates vernacular literature from around the English-speaking world, from Robert Burns, Mark Twain, and Zora Ne... View more info

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The Fire and the Light (Book One of the Souls of Aredyrah Series)

By: Akers, Tracy A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ruadora Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197562

ISBN: 0977887502

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. The Fire and the Light begins the saga of two boys from opposing cultures who meet and discover some unwelcome truths: not only are they bound by blood and prophecy, but their differing beliefs are founded on similar lies. Both boys want nothing more than to live normal lives, but their chance meeting sets them on a path of danger, discovery, and some difficult choices. If they reveal what they have learned, they risk not only their lives, but the stability of their world. If they keep the knowledge hidd... View more info

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The Search For the Unnamed One (Book Two of the Souls of Aredyrah Series)

By: Akers, Tracy A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Aisling Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197578

ISBN: 1934677043

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Rear covered bumped near spine. 2007 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 276 pp. First edition. Truths long hidden. Fears that must be faced. In a world that needs salvation, Only death can give it life. The Prophecy has come to life in Tearia, and the Temple wants nothing more than to see it dead. Whispers say the Unnamed One walks amongst them, and there is little doubt as to who that person is. Reiv is oblivious to the hopes turning in his direction, and equally ignorant of a plot being waged against him. He has no time ... View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279300

ISBN: 0786868716

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 196 pp. Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old ag... View more info

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Jack and Jill (Complete Authorized Edition)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272416

Condition: Very Good


Surface tears along jacket edges, one-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear, a few small tears along jacket edges. A few small spots on top page ridge, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Includes color frontispiece. Jack and Jill: A Village Story by Louisa May Alcott, is a children's book originally published in 1880. It takes place in a small New England town after the Civil War. The story of two good friends named Jack and Janey, Jack and Jill tells of the aftermath of a serious sledding accident. View more info

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Under the Lilacs

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1905

Seller ID: 2278878

Condition: Good


No jacket, binding repaired, minor loss to spine head and spine base, ink note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Bab and Betty, two little girls, are having a tea party with their dolls when an unknown dog appears and steals their cake. The girls find the dog, Sancho, along with his owner Ben Brown, a run-away from the circus who is hiding in their play barn in a carriage. They discover that Ben is a horse master and when he is taken in by the Moss', they get him a job on a neighboring farm. It is there that he can work with horses and dr... View more info

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My Boys [Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. My Boys, Etc.]

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279499

Condition: Very Good


Reissue of BAL 168 (early 1900s). No jacket, tear along spine head and front hinge, a few light smudges to first few pages. We have more books available by this author!. 215 pp. CONTENTS; My Boys; Tessa's Surprises; Buzz; The Children's Joke; Dandelion; Madam Cluck, and Her Family; A Curious Call; Tilly's Christmas; My Little Gentleman; Back Windows; Little Marie of Lehon; My May-Day Among Curious Birds and Beasts; Our Little Newsboy; Patty's Patchwork. View more info

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Spinning-Wheel Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1885

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2279512

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing. No jacket, ink gift note on second blank. 1885 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. Engraved ads for Alcott's other books follow text (BAL 206). A collection of 12 short stories. CONTENTS: Grandma's Story; Tabby's Table-Cloth; Eli's Education; Onawandah; Little Things; The Banner of Beaumanoir; Jerseys, or, the Girl's Ghost; The Little House in the Garden; Daisy's Jewel-Box, and How She Filled It; Corny's Catamount; The Cooking-Class; The Hare and the Tortoise. View more info

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A Modern Mephistopheles, and A Whisper in the Dark

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279513

Condition: Near Fine


First Thus: second edition of A Modern Mephistopheles, first appearance of A Whisper in the Dark (BAL 219). No jacket, ink gift note on second blank, pages very faintly toned. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. ABOUT A MODERN MEPHISTOPHELES: This chilling tale of lust, deception, and greed beings on a midwinter night as Felix Canaris, a despairing writer about to take his own life, is saved by a knock at the door. His mysterious visitor, Jasper Helwyze, promises the poor student fame and fortune in return for his complete devotion. The embittered Helwyze the... View more info

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Poppies and Wheat

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279516

Condition: Very Good


First Thus (BAL 230). No jacket, sticker on front paste-down endpaper, ink gift note on front endppaer, pencil marks on page one. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. Green cloth boards with gilt titles and red poppies on cover. EXCERPT: As the great steamer swung round into the stream the cloud Of white handkerchiefs waving on the wharf melted away, the last good-byes grew fainter, and those who went and those who stayed felt that the parting was over. View more info

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Eight Cousins; or, the Aunt-Hill

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: 2297871

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Light stain along top page ridge, board edges lightly rubbed, front hinge starting, pencil name on title page, ink note on Preface recto. 1894 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291 pp. After the death of her father, orphan Rose Campbell has no choice but to go and live at the 'Aunt Hill' with her six aunts and seven boy cousins. For someone who was used to a girl's boarding school, it is pretty overwhelming, especially since her guardian Uncle Alec makes her eat healthy things like oatmeal, and tries to get her to give up her pretty dresses for drab, sensible... View more info

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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to Little Men.

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: 2297872

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Tear to spine head, front hinge starting, tissue guard lightly foxed. 1894 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 365 pp. Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to Little Men is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1886. The novel is the final book in the unofficial Little Women series. In it, Jo's children, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055

Condition: Near Fine


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men'. Little Men tells the story of Jo... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 2278345

Condition: Very Good


One inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with multiple small chips and creases. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline. Color endpapers. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little... View more info

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A Long Fatal Love Chase

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Dell Book: 1997

Seller ID: 2295964

ISBN: 0440223016

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper creased, pages faintly toned. 1997 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 356 pp. I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom, cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her remote island home, ready to take Rosamond to her word. Spellbound by the mysterious Philip Tempest, Rosamond is seduced with promises of love and freedom, then spirited away on Tempest's sumptuous yacht. But she soon finds herself trapped in a web of intrigue, cruelty, and deceit. ... View more info

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All Men Are Enemies: A Romance

By: Aldington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1933

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2274282

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Ink name on front endpaper, 1/4 inch chip from top jacket corner. 1933 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 574 pp. 8vo. A love story that is a triumphant affirmation of the beauty of life. Set between the years 1900 and 1927. Includes frontispiece, illustrations and jacket art by Rockwell Kent. Aldington's World War I poetry is well remembered, and he is also known for his 1929 novel Death of a Hero, and his controversial biography of Lawrence of Arabia. View more info

Last Orders

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1684168

ISBN: 0881846171

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1990 Mass Market Paperback. An austere and tragic retelling of one of the world's oldest stories, a bleakly humorous vignette depicting the earth's final hours, and a series of satirical tales set in the distant worlds of the Zodiacal Planets highlight this collection of 14 stories by one of sf's most elegant stylists. View more info

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Neanderthal Planet

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2147979

Condition: Very Good


Book Club Edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. Very Good. 1969 Hard Cover. A collection of short stories from a master of SF. View more info

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Miss Bishop

By: Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266809

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, edges rubbed, a few small stains on boards, address label on front paste-down endpaper, ink names on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. Ella Bishop came to college a healthy, country-bred girl, alive to every fresh sensation, with an infinite capacity for work, love, and understanding. Her abundant energy and devotion to learning made her superior student, then a gifted teacher. View more info

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Analog: Science Fiction and Fact - April 1997

By: Alexander, David; Pierce, Hayford; Levinson, Paull; Nordley, G. David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell Magazines: 1997

Seller ID: 1818854

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1997 Trade Paperback. April 1997 issue of Analog: Science Fiction and Fact View more info

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The Toughest Indian in the World

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292380

ISBN: 0871138018

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of stories about young Native Americans introduces a surprising cast of characters who live and love in two worlds, balancing their Indian heritage and traditions against the realities of the modern world. View more info

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Indian Killer

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1996

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2292381

ISBN: 0446673706

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Light creasing to spine. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 420 pp. A serial killer is stalking Seattle--taking the scalps of white males. Dubbed the Indian Killer by the local populace, the murderer's action have thrown the city's Native American community into turmoil. As retaliatory hate crimes against Native Americans escalate, John Smith--a Native American raised by a white family--must confront the violence in the streets--as well as in his own heart. View more info

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287729

ISBN: 0060976241

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint crease. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In this darkly comic short story collection, Sherman Alexie, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, brilliantly weaves memory, fantasy, and stark realism to paint a complex, grimly ironic portrait of life in and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. These twenty-two interlinked tales are narrated by characters raised on humiliation and government-issue cheese, and yet are filled with passion and affection, myth and dream. There is Victor, who as a nine-year-old crawled between his unconscious parents hoping th... View more info

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Sink or Swim or, Harry Raymond's Resolve

By: Alger, Jr., Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1870

Seller ID: 2207260

Condition: Good


No publisher date (Preface dated 1870), bite marks to rear board, crayon mark to rear paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned. 319 pp. After his father's death, young Harry must leave school and go to work; his discovery of an arson/insurance fraud scheme leads to his being shanghaied. KEYWORDS: HORATIO ALGER JR SINK OR SWIM HARRY RAYMONDS RESOLVE CHILDREN JUVENILE VINTAGE FICTION View more info

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The Neon Wilderness: Short Stories (American Century Series)

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 1975

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2296499

ISBN: 080900027X

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Spine creased, bottom edge of rear wrapper bumped, ink stamp on top page ridge. 1975 Trade Paperback. 286 pp. Collection of 24 stories of Chicago's West Side, underworld women, a Spanish war veteran, and WWII. View more info

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Brick Lane

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270791

ISBN: 038560484X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. 413 pp. Author's first book. Nazneen's inauspicious entry to the world, an apparent stillbirth on the hard mud floor of a Bangladeshi village hut, imbues in her a sense of fatalism that she carries across continents when she is married off to Chanu. Her life in London's Tower Hamlets is, on the surface, calm. For years, keeping house and rearing children, she does what is expected of her. Yet Nazneen walks a tightrope stretched between her daughters' embarrassment and her husband's resentments. Chanu calls ... View more info

Genesis Five

By: Allen, Henry Wilson

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pyramid Books: 1970

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1699487

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink number on front cover. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. 190pp. Three people who change the fate of the world in this powerful, engrossing novel. A future thriller that boasts the monsters of the year... View more info

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Anthony Adverse in Italy (Dell Mapback, 281)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1807849

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge starting. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Author of Bedford Village, The Forest and the Fort, Toward the Morning. The first of three Story Units adapted from the novel Anthony Adverse. View more info

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Anthony Adverse in Africa (Dell Mapback No. 283)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1949

Seller ID: 2148535

Condition: Good


Wrappers starting to delaminate. 1949 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Young, restless, eager for adventure, Anthony unexpectedly finds himself master of a large plantation and slave establishment in steaming, equatorial Africa, far from the tranquility of his native Livorno, Italy. View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283715

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket toned. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National Guard serving on the Mexican Border, Hervey... View more info