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Zorro: Una Novela

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rayo: 2005

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2200692

ISBN: 0060779012

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Spanish text. Near fine.Jacket lightly toned, scuff mark to jacket front, jacket spine edges bumped. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 381 pp. Spanish text. A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well.Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, he is a child of two worlds. Diego de la Vega's father is an aristocratic Spanish milita... View more info

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Zorro: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200693

ISBN: 0060778970

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. English text. Near fine.Near Fine. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 390 pp. English text. A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well.Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, he is a child of two worlds. Diego de la Vega's father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. Diego le... View more info

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Three Girls Lost

By: Andrews, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1528178

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Boards rubbed, pages toned. 1930 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. Inspiration for the Western film starring John Wayne. View more info

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Thirteen Reasons Why

By: Asher, Jay

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Razor Bill: 2008

Seller ID: 2206226

ISBN: 159514188X

Condition: Near Fine


Minor crease to front wrapper. 2008 Trade Paperback. 288 pp. Now a Netflix Original series. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker--his classmate and crush--who committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out how he made t... View more info

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Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 1529607

Condition: Very Good


1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. As daughter of the richest, most important man in the small provincial village of Highbury, Emma Woodhouse is firmly convinced that it is her right--perhaps even her 'duty' -- to arrange the lives of others. Considered by most critics to be Austen's most technically brilliant achievement, 'Emma' sparkles with ironic insights into self-deception, self-discovery, and the interplay of love and power. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatiz... View more info

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

By: Bauby, Jean-Dominique; Leggatt, Jeremy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 1998

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 2201100

Condition: Near Fine


Movie tie-in edition. Reprint. 1998 Trade Paperback. 131 pp. In December 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, the 43-year-old editor of French Elle, suffered a massive stroke that left him permanently paralyzed, a victim of 'locked in syndrome.' Once known for his gregariousness and wit, Bauby now finds himself imprisoned in an inert body, able to communicate only by blinking his left eye. The miracle is that in doing so he was able to compose this stunningly eloquent memoir.In a... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2122112

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state, binding A (Bienvenue 47; Hanff 61) - advertisement on verso of ownership page lists through John Dough and the Cherub; metallic background and accents to front picture plate; black & orange pictorial endpapers. Two tiny chips from edge of color plate on front board, rear hinge just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed, pencil name on ownership page. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Light blu... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320

ISBN: 1558586385

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however,... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1910

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204604

Condition: Good


Reprint from between 1934 and the late 1950s (Bienvenue p. 49). Front hinge loosening, first gathering sprung. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board. Black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. The sixth title in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Land of Oz: A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz (The Oz Series Book 2)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1904

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272892

Condition: Good


1940s reissue, the first appearance of this front cover label (Bienvenue p. 27). A bit musty, page ridges moderately foxed, slightly bowed. 1904 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Light blue cloth, three color paper label on front board. The second book in Baum's immortal Oz series. Black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. View more info

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz (The Oz Series Book 7)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 2272896

Condition: Very Good


Late 1940s-1950s printing with spine vignette removed (Bienvenue p. 54). Slightly musty, page ridges faintly foxed. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340, [8] pp. 8vo. Orange cloth, black titles, color paper label on front board, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The seventh book in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Tin Woodman of Oz: A Faithful Story of the Astonishing Adventure Undertaken by the Tin Woodman, assisted by Woot the Wanderer, the Scarecrow of Oz, and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter (The Oz Series Book 12)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1918

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272901

Condition: Very Good


1934-mid1950s printing: no color plates, semi-script publisher's spine imprint (Bienvenue p. 75). A bit musty, page ridges lightly foxed. 1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, orange titles, Tin Man vignette on spine, color paper label on front board, illustarted endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The twelfth book in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz (The Oz Series Book 7)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Co.: 1913

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2273291

ISBN: 0528827022

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1980s printing. Lightly rubbed with faint creases to corners. 1913 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 340, [2] pp. 8vo. Black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The seventh book in Baum's immortal Oz series, in which Scraps, the Patchwork Girl, is brought to life and the Munchkin boy Ojo sets out on a quest to find the magical cure that will release his Unc Nunkie from a spell that has turned him into a marble statue. View more info

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The Royal Book of Oz: In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and how he was rescued and brought back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion (The Oz Series Book 15)

By: Baum, L. Frank; Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1921

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272904

Condition: Very Good


1934-1950s printing: no color plates, semi-script publisher's spine imprint (Bienvenue p. 102). A bit musty, page ridge lightly foxed. 1921 Hard Cover. 312 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, black titles, vignette on spine, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The first of the many Oz books written by Baum's first successor, Ruth Plumly Thompson, though it was credited by the publisher to Baum on the spine and cover to ease the transition to the new Ro... View more info

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The House of Dr. Edwardes

By: Beeding, Francis [Palmer, John; Saunders, Hilary]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272711

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from top marginal corner of first few pages (biopredation?), name crossed out with black marker on front endpaper, minimal loss from jacket edges, faint stain to crease of rear jacket flap. 1928 Hard Cover. 312, [2] pp. 8vo. A thriller that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film Spellbound, starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck. It was written pseudonymously by John Palmer and Hilary Saunders, who used the pen name Francis Beeding (as they did with several o... View more info

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Behind That Curtain: A Charlie Chan Mystery

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275152

Condition: Good


Reissue. A bit smoky, spine edges faded, jacket edges rubbed with a couple small chips and tears. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 337, [5] pp. 8vo. The third Charlie Chan novel, adapted to the film starring Warner Baxter, Lois Moran and Boris Karloff. It was the first film screened at the Fox Theatre in San Francisco. It is set almost exclusively in California (as opposed to Chan's native Hawaii), and tells the story of the former head of S... View more info

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The Beast Must Die

By: Blake, Nicholas (Lewis, Cecil Day)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202720

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Lacks jacket. Portion of front jacket flap mounted on front endpaper beneath dealer bookplate. Cover lightly smudged. 1938 Hard Cover. 255 pp. 8vo. A novel written pseudonymously by Irish author and British Poet Laureate Cecil Day Lewis, father of actor Daniel Day Lewis. The book was adapted into an Argentinian film entitled La Bestia debe morir in 1952. View more info

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Planet of the Apes

By: Boulle, Pierre; Fielding, Xan (Translator)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268790

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (6/8/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 248, [4] pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Translated from the French by Xan Fielding. Boulle's classic 1963 novel differs in several ways from the 1968 movie and its various spinoffs. While the bare-bones story is familiar—a... View more info

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Lion (Movie Tie-In)

By: Brierley, Saroo; Buttrose, Larry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New American Library: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272886

ISBN: 0399584692

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2016 Trade Paperback. 273 pp. Previously published as A Long Way Home: A Memoir. First it was a media sensation. Then it became the #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara—nominated for six Academy Awards! This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible ... View more info

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Sonny: The Story of a Dog's Love for a Man

By: Brightman, Virginia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller ID: 2194844

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note dated 1931 on front endpaper.A few light stains on jacket spine, tear along spine edge of rear jacket panel with amateur repair attempt. 1923 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and matching jacket art by George W. Gage. A western focusing on an Airedale named Sonny and the man who adopted him after finding him in the desert. Inspiration for the screenplay entitled 'Teeth', which Fox Films produced in 1924. View more info

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Running with Scissors: A Memoir

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200721

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 315 pp. Basis for the film starring Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Gabrielle Union and Alec Baldwin. Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at the age of twelve, Burroughs found himse... View more info

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Running with Scissors: A Memoir

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 2202342

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 315 pp. Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at the age of twelve, Burroughs found himself amidst Victorian squalor living with the doctor’s bizarre family, and befriending a pedophile who resided in the backyard shed. ... View more info

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Random House: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263973

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #285 of 500, signed & numbered by Capote on colophon, which states 'Of the first edition of In Cold Blood five hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound.' Lacks slipcase issued with this edition, but is only the more attractive for it (the slipcase was a rather plain red paper over cardboard). 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 343 pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full brown mor... View more info

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Oscar and Lucinda

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1997

Seller ID: 1540016

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to corner. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A novel which tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and for Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives are changed for ever. View more info

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Oscar and Lucinda

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274026

ISBN: 0571148123

Condition: Good


First edition. Pages toned, light stain along margin, jacket price clipped but with clipped portion retained and laid in. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. A novel which tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and for Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives are changed for ever. View more info

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Experiment Perilous

By: Carpenter, Margaret

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1945

Seller ID: 2200031

Condition: Good


Spine creased, edges rubbed, ink date on front wrapper verso, pages toned. 1945 Mass Market Paperback. 237 pp. A melodrama set at the turn of the 20th century. A psychological novel of Suspense. Contented Dr. Balley, New York bound, meets an appealing spinster on the plane, learns enough of her story to catch his interest, finds himself obsessed with speculation about her, and suggests that she stay at his hotel. The next morning he hears she has died at her brother's h... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1996832

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decora... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2140629

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy - no wear or internal marks. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel through... View more info

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

By: Carroll, Lewis [Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Lee and Shepard, Boston / Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200523

Condition: Very Good


First American edition ('wade' for 'wabe' on p. 21). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down (some loss from edges), new end sheets. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, pencil name and year ('R.P. Blake 1880') on front flyleaf, a number of illustrations colored with pencil by a young reader, some quite nicely done. 1872 Hard Cover. x, [1]-224 pp. 8vo. The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. This first Amer... View more info