Sort

Showing 1-30 of 4654

Image for Edith; or, The Quaker's Daughter. A Tale of Puritan Times. By One of Her Descendants

Edith; or, The Quaker's Daughter. A Tale of Puritan Times. By One of Her Descendants

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mason Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 2294791

Condition: Fair


Spine previously mended with tape, boards loose but holding, title page clipped along top edge. 1856 Hard Cover. 407 pp. Red boards with a repeated design of crosses across the full front and back boards. View more info

Image for Vampireology: The True History of the Fallen Ones (Ologies)

Vampireology: The True History of the Fallen Ones (Ologies)

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2297758

ISBN: 0763649147

Condition: Near Fine


Corners rubbed. 2010 Large Hardcover. Explore (if you dare) the true history of the Fallen Ones — and follow the fate of a 1920s investigator lured by a beauty with violet eyes. Long before the term vampire was born, long before Bram Stoker fictionalized this being’s ways, blood-drinking demons were banished to Earth by Michael’s host of Angels, or so the Bible describes. This rich, mesmerizing resource, written in 1900, sheds light on what happened hence to the three vampire bloodlines — especially the tortured souls known as the Belial. Interspersed are booklets, flaps, and letters b... View more info

Image for Analog: September, 1963, Vol. LXXII, No. 1

Analog: September, 1963, Vol. LXXII, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conde Nast Publications, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 2296544

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, light general wear. 1963 Magazine. 98 pp. COVER: Chemical industry in space. September 1963. Cover art by Nat White illustrating Industrial Revolution by Poul Anderson [as by Winston P. Sanders]. ALSO: Chrono-Control by Frank A. Javor; plus stories by William J. Smith, Rick Raphael, and James R. Hall. FEATURES: Editorial by John W. Campbell; Brass Tacks (letters); Which Polaris Do You Mean? (science essay) by R. S. Richardson; The Reference Library (book reviews) and more. Interior artwork by: Leo Summers, George Schelling. Editor: John W. Campbell. View more info

Image for Brave Boys of France: A Story of the Late War in Europe. (Golden Crown Library)

Brave Boys of France: A Story of the Late War in Europe. (Golden Crown Library)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston: Thomas B. Noonan & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2180839

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed, St. Patrick's Church Library bookplate on front endpaper (no other marks). 1885 Hard Cover. 304 pp. 8vo. An anonymously written 19th century juvenile military adventure novel focusing on the Franco-Prussian War. View more info

Image for A Fool's Errand

A Fool's Errand

By: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1879

Seller ID: 2296934

Condition: Good


Boards lightly toned, corners bumped, front free endpaper missing. 1879 Hard Cover. 361, [4] pp. 8vo. An anti-racism allegory set in the post-Civil War United States, in which a former Union colonel travels in North Carolina and encounters the Ku Klux Klan. Tourgee was a Radical Republican, and an activist against racism both socially and institutionally - in his newspaper column A Bystander's Notes, he encouraged resistance to segregation laws, and was chosen as lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the famous case of Plessy v. Ferguson. View more info

Image for Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carlton & Potter: 1862

Seller ID: 2202716

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with chip from spine head and some small spots of cloth loss on front & rear panels, intermittent foxing throughout. 1862 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 145 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original black stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes four engraved illustrations. A contribution to the normative religious literature of the nineteenth century; according to the preface, this tale is meant to instill that 'A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.' None located in OCLC. View more info

Image for Theodore: A Story about Baptism

Theodore: A Story about Baptism

By: A True Baptist [Dayton, A.C.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1871

Seller ID: 1815834

Condition: Good


Spine cocked, edges faded, page margins stained, frontispiece loosening. 1871 Hard Cover. 374 pp. Original coral cloth, blind-stamped boards, gilt stamped spine. A sequel and reply to 'Theodosia Ernest' according to the preface. An 19th century work on Baptists and baptism, framed in a fictional narrative. View more info

Image for The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel

The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A John Macrae / Owl Book: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275890

ISBN: 0805057919

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed, spine faintly creased, ink name on front flyleaf, faint odor of smoke. 1998 Trade Paperback. 513 pp. The Fool's Progress, the fat masterpiece as Edward Abbey labeled it, is his most important piece of writing: it reveals the complete Ed Abbey, from the green grass of his memory as a child in Appalachia to his approaching death in Tuscon at age sixty two. When his third wife abandons him in Tucson, boozing, misanthropic anarchist Henry Holyoak Lightcap shoots his refrigerator and sets off in a battered pick-up truck for his ancestral home in West Virgini... View more info

Image for S./Ship of Theseus

S./Ship of Theseus

By: Abrams, J.J.; Dorst, Doug; [Straka, V.M.]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mulholland Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204639

ISBN: 0316201642

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A near fine copy in a very good publisher's slipcase. Bottom edge of front board bumped. Slipcase edges lightly bumped. One out of twenty-two inserts laid in (missing twenty-one inserts). 2013 Hard Cover. xiv, 456 pp. One out of twenty-two inserts laid in (missing twenty-one inserts).  S. is presented in the form of a novel called Ship of Theseus written by an elusive author named V. M. Straka and published in 1949. Beyond the black slipcover with the S. title, no reference is made to Dorst or Abrams, and the only reference to the book's true publishing information appears in f... View more info

Image for How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater

How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater

By: Acito, Marc

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Broadway: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2297450

ISBN: 0767918541

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint toning. 2005 Trade Paperback. It’s 1983 in Wallingford, New Jersey, a sleepy bedroom community outside of Manhattan. Seventeen-year-old Edward Zanni, a feckless Ferris Bueller–type, is Peter Panning his way through a carefree summer of magic and mischief. The fun comes to a halt, however, when Edward’s father remarries and refuses to pay for Edward to study acting at Juilliard. View more info

Image for Chatterton: A Novel (An Intriguing Literary Mystery)

Chatterton: A Novel (An Intriguing Literary Mystery)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2294842

ISBN: 0345358228

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 234 pp. When Thomas Chatterton, a brilliant literary counterfeiter, is found dead in 1770, the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death are unraveled in succeeding centuries. View more info

Image for English Music

English Music

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271917

ISBN: 0241132576

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on first blank, pages minimally toned, very faint smell of smoke. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. After the death of his mother, Timothy Harcombe is separated from his disreputable father and sent to live with his grandparents, where he becomes lost in the world of English literature. View more info

Image for After the War: A Novel

After the War: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270610

ISBN: 0375406832

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Alice Adams is considered to be one of the major American writers of the last thirty years. Her stories appeared in The New Yorker from 1969 and 1995, as well as in twenty-two O. Henry Awards collections and several volumes of Best American Short Stories. After the War is her eleventh and final novel--the brilliant coda to a brilliant career. After the War begins where her acclaimed novel A Southern Exposure ended: in the small Southern town of Pinehill during World War II. With all... View more info

Image for Second Chances: A Novel

Second Chances: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270613

ISBN: 0394568249

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps lightly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 257 pp. A group of friends who have known one another for decades grapples with the realization that they are growing old, attempts to come to terms with the past, and searches for new possibilities in their lives. View more info

Image for To See You Again: Stories

To See You Again: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270618

ISBN: 0394523350

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 304 pp. Tells the stories of a woman distraught over the loss of her husband's diaries, a teachers's unexpected attraction towards a student, and an artist's reevaluation of her life and accomplishments. View more info

Image for Return Trips: Stories

Return Trips: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270620

ISBN: 0394536339

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Top edge and endpapers faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned with faint crease on front flap corner, spine cloth a bit discolored along edges. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 195 pp. The author writes in these stories of people in motion, traveling in search of friends, culture, renewed engagement with life--people seeking the magic of a new place or traveling to places of childhood to put the past to rest. View more info

Image for The Log of a Cowboy

The Log of a Cowboy

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bison / University of Nebraska: 1967

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2265250

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light edge wear. 1967 Trade Paperback. A fictional account of true depiction of the life of a cowboy. Sixteen-year-old Andy Adams charts his first journey from Texas to Montana along the western trail during the years following the Civil War. View more info

End of Fame (Discovery)

By: Adams, Bill; Brooks, Cecil

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1676128

ISBN: 0345378393

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1994 Mass Market Paperback. No one was more revered by the Kanalist movement than the fugitive playwright and actor, Evan Larkspur. Now the Column dictators decide that Larkspur -- or the actor Larkspur is currently pretending to be -- will be the perfect spy for them to send against none other than . . . Evan Larkspur. On the decadent waterworld Venezia, Larkspur the spy auditions for and wins the leading role in the play of Larkspur the pretender. And as the spy plays his parts, onstage and off, he begins to wonder which is truly the leader returned and which the deluded impo... View more info

Image for The Good, the Bad, and the Infernal (Heaven's Gate Trilogy)

The Good, the Bad, and the Infernal (Heaven's Gate Trilogy)

By: Adams, Guy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Solaris: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269572

ISBN: 1781080895

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine creased. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. 318 pp. A weird western, a gun-toting, cigarrillo-chewing fantasy built from hangman’s rope and spent bullets. The west has never been wilder. A Steampunk-Western-Fantasy from Guy Adams. “You wish to meet your God?” the gunslinger asked, cocking his revolver, “well now... that’s easy to arrange.” Every one hundred years a town appears. From a small village in the peaks of Tibet to a gathering of mud huts in the jungles of South American, it can take many forms. It exists for twenty-four hours then vanishes once more, but fo... View more info

Image for The Empty Bed

The Empty Bed

By: Adams, Herbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Seller ID: 2204628

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, lacks front free endpaper, top and bottom page ridges lightly foxed. 1928 Hard Cover. 304 pp. A mystery novel featuring Jimmie Haswell. Herbert Adams (1874–1958) was an English writer of fifty 'cosy' mystery novels, mostly featuring the detective Roger Bennion, which were often set in or around golfing competitions. He also wrote short stories, humorous verse and two other mystery novels under the pseudonym Jonathan Gray. Keywords: HERBERT ADAMS EMPTY BED FICTION MYSTERY THRILLER JIMMIE HASWELL View more info

Image for Maia, in Two Volumes [Advance Uncorrected Proof]

Maia, in Two Volumes [Advance Uncorrected Proof]

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2280937

Condition: Good


Advance uncorrected proof. Spine of both volumes creased, a few creases to wrappers of both volumes, faint minor stains to wrappers of both volumes, light ink mark on rear wrapper of Volume I. 1984 Soft Cover. Two volume set. Maia is a fantasy novel by Richard Adams, published in 1984. It is set in the Beklan Empire, the same fictional world as, and stands as a loose prequel to, Adams's 1974 novel Shardik, taking place a few years earlier. View more info

Stairway to Forever

By: Adams, Robert

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Baen: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1704211

ISBN: 0671654349

Condition: Good


First printing. Ink number on front cover. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 265pp. In a strange new world he finds friendship, treasure, danger... and love. View more info

Image for The Savage Mountains (Horseclans, No. 5)

The Savage Mountains (Horseclans, No. 5)

By: Adams, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Signet: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2198027

ISBN: 0451090349

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The Army of the Confederation is on the move again. For the Undying High Lord Milo Morai is ready to take the next step in his master plan to reunite all the tribes which centuries ago formed a single, powerful nation known as the United States of America. Before the Confederation forces lie the Armehnee Mountains, the home of the savage tribes that constantly raid the lowlands, bringing with them destruction and death. But Milo's forces are about to face an even more dangerous enemy than t... View more info

Image for The Coming of the Horseclans

The Coming of the Horseclans

By: Adams, Robert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pinnacle: 1975

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2198028

ISBN: 0523409192

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light edge wear. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. MILO OF MORAI...over 650 years old and immune to death by ordinary means, he appears in fulfillment of The Prophecy of the Return to lead the Tribe of Horseclansmen back to their homeland by the sea. Aided by huge, tiger-like prairie cats, and the vicious fighting horses with whom he communicates by Mindspeak, Milo and his thundering nation on horseback battle their way eastward.The story is set in the twenty-seventh century A.D., in a world still submerged in barbarism and chaos. Six hundr... View more info

Image for Bili the Axe (Horseclans)

Bili the Axe (Horseclans)

By: Adams, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Signet: 1983

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2198030

ISBN: 0451120213

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light creasing to spine. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. With the help of powerful inhuman allies, Prince Bryuhn has persuaded Bili and his warriors to delay their return to Confederation lands and join in his campaign against the deadly invading army that threatens to destroy New Kuhmbuhluhn. View more info

Phantom Regiments

By: Adams, Robert (Selection)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Baen: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1708435

ISBN: 0671698621

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1990 Mass Market Paperback. 271pp. In a unique mix of fantasy and science fiction, genre bestseller Robert Adams brings to this outstanding collection a selection of the finest supernatural military tales ever told. Features the works of such writers as Larry Niven, Roger Zelazny, L. Sprague de Camp and more. View more info

Image for Chingo Smith of the Erie Canal

Chingo Smith of the Erie Canal

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1958

Seller ID: 2266783

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, rebound. No jacket, pocket mark on front endpaper, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 275 pp. Story about Erie canal and a man who worked on it. During the early 1800s, a waif in upstate New York makes his way from odd-jobs boy in an inn to captain of a canal boat. View more info

Image for Canal Town: A Novel

Canal Town: A Novel

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peoples Book Club / Consolidated Book Publishers: 1944

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279311

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Very good in good jacket. Ink name on title page, minor sticker removal mark on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 470 pp. A historical novel set in Palmyra, NY in the era of the construction of the Erie Canal. Endpapers feature idyllic color illustration of the Erie Canal & surrounding countryside. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Samuel Hopkins Adams (January 26, 1871 - November 15, 1958) was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism. Adams was born in Dunkirk, New York. In... View more info

Image for The Secret of Lonesome Cove

The Secret of Lonesome Cove

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288731

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink scribble on front paste-down endpaper, bookplate on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 339 pp. Illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover. A mystery concerning a woman's corpse, which is found handcuffed to a raft on a New England beach. View more info

Image for The Death of Jayson Porter

The Death of Jayson Porter

By: Adoff, Jaime

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Disney / Jump at the Sun Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2295951

ISBN: 142310692X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Very minor general wear. 2009 Trade Paperback. 259 pp. Sixteen-year-old Jayson Porter wants to believe things will get better. But the harsh realities of his life never seem to change. Living in the inland-Florida projects with his abusive mother, he tries unsuccessfully to fit in at his predominately white school, while struggling to maintain even a thread of a relationship with his drug-addicted father. As the pressure mounts, there’s only one thing Jayson feels he has control over—the choice of whether to live or die. In this powerful, gripping novel, Coretta Scott King ... View more info