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A Little More

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: American Tract Society: 1890

Seller ID: 2205132

Condition: Good


No jacket, no publisher date (circa 1890), faint smudge to rear wrapper, front and rear hinge starting, ink note to front endpaper. 96 pp. CONTENTS: Beautiful ponies; Mr. Paul Jarvie; The summer storm; A visit to the laurels; The misery of discontent, and the pleasure of contentment; Changes and more changes. KEYWORDS: A LITTLE MORE LITERATURE View more info

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Little Agnes, or the Luxury of Doing Good

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Sheldon & Company: 1867

Seller ID: 2205133

Condition: Good


Engraved frontispiece and one engraved plate in text. No jacket, faint smudges to boards, pencil name to second page, rear endpaper crease. 1867 Small Hard Cover. 108 pp. CONTENTS: Little Agnes; or, the luxury of doing good; The best use of a penny; To-morrow; The right way to read; Mary Liston; The will; A wolf-story; The Lord God is a sun; Courage and Cowardice; Many mistakes made in the world; We are seven. KEYWORDS: LITTLE AGNES LUXURY OF DOING GOOD LITERATURE View more info

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The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263), March 1925 (Serial No. 265), April 1925 (Serial No. 266), September 1925 (Serial No. 271), October 1925 (Serial No. 272) (5-Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Crowell Publishing Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2260201

Condition: Very Good


Five-volume set of The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263)--one inch tear along spine-base; March 1925 (Serial No. 265)--spine lightly bumped; April 1925 (Serial No. 266)---light smudge to rear wrapper; September 1925 (Serial No. 271)--quarter-inch tear to top edge of front wrapper, two small surface tears to front wrapper; October 1925 (Serial No. 272)--very good. 64, 74, 62, 66, 72 pp. Five-volume set of The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263): Romance of Rings, by George F. Kunz; Anthony Van Dyck--Painter of Royalty. March 1925 (Serial No. 265): Joseph Conrad, Personal Memories; Old New... View more info

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World of Fashion, Vol. I. II. III.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00  $80.00

Publisher: Charles J. Peterson: 1842

Seller ID: 2276008

Condition: Good


Hinges starting, address label on front endpaper, title and index pages missing, rear free endpaper loose but included, a few light stains on some pages. 1842 Large Hardcover. 188; iv, 188; iv, 192 pp. Three volumes in one. The Lady's World of Literature and Fashion, Vol. I. II. III. A collection of women's fashion and literature from the 1800s. View more info

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The Argosy, July 1915

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Frank A. Munsey Company: 1915

Seller ID: 2298320

Condition: Good


Stain across top and bottom edges, two pages laid in (one is the front wrapper of the August issue of Argosy). 1915 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: A Full Book-Length Novel Complete: Red Robin; Two Serial Stories: Made at Sea - The Desert Crucible by Zane Grey; Six Short Stories: Froth of Dreams - Hawkins-Heat - Attorney for the Jewel - Leidy Kiefer's Spite Fence - In the Discard - Trapped; The Log-Book. View more info

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The Argosy, May 1916

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Frank A. Munsey Company: 1916

Seller ID: 2298322

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, to small tears to spine, minor small stains to wrappers. 1916 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: A Full Book-Length Novel Complete: Getting Away from Thompson; Four Serial Stories: The Old West Per Contract - From Dusk to Dark - The Heir to Three Millions - Fools of Sacrifice; Two Short Stories: A Good Indian - For the Hard Places; The Log-Book. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe (Kriss Kringle Series)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1897

Seller ID: 2299098

Condition: Good


Spine taped, light stain wrappers rubbed. 1897 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Printed on linen. View more info

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Kurt Vonnegut We Could Have Saved the Earth but We Were Too Damned Cheap V-Neck T-Shirt, Medium, Black

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Seller ID: 2299630

Condition: Fine


New. Medium, black v-neck T-shirt. Blank front. Back: We Could Have Saved the Earth but We Were Too Damned Cheap.--Kurt Vonnegut. 100% cotton. View more info

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Kurt Vonnegut We Could Have Saved the Earth but We Were Too Damned Cheap V-Neck T-Shirt, Large, Maroon

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Seller ID: 2299631

Condition: Fine


New. Large, maroon v-neck T-shirt. Blank front. Back: We Could Have Saved the Earth but We Were Too Damned Cheap.--Kurt Vonnegut. 100% cotton. View more info

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The Sailor Boy: A Novel

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Luther Roby: 1843

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 1953827

Condition: Very Good


Fourth American edition. Lightly rubbed, a few pages a bit foxed. 1843 Small Hard Cover. 114; 118 pp. 12mo. Two books in one volume. Original brown boards, gilt titles & decorations on spine, blind-stamped design on boards. A British work of fiction following the exploits of a young sailor. View more info

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James Joyce Quarterly, Summer 1996, Volume 33, Number 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: University of Tulsa: 1996

Seller ID: 2295571

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper hole-punched, minor ink marginalia. 1996 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: James Joyce: The Way He Lives Now, by Ron Bush; Consuming Investments: Joyce's Ulysses, by Lawrence Rainey; That Word Known to All Men in Ulysses: A Reconsideration, by Richard J. Finneran; Making Much of Nothing, by Theoharis Constantine Theoharis; John Henry Newman and the Education of Stephen Dedalus, by Jill Muller; Current JJ Checlist (74), by William S. Brockman; Poems: James Joyce and I, by Suman Gupta; Illustrations: Dazibao; Stella!, by Simon Loekle. View more info

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American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1: Freneau to Whitman (The Library of America)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262955

ISBN: 0940450607

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. xxiii, 1099 pp. In nineteenth-century America, poetry was part of everyday life, as familiar as a hymn, a love song, a patriotic exhortation. The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and dissidents, songwriters and philosophers. These extraordinary anthologies reassess America’s poetic legacy with a comprehensive sweep that no previous anthology has attempted. Extending c... View more info

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Stories from the New Yorker, 1950-1960

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279154

Condition: Very Good


Light spots on boards, faint stain along page ridges. 1960 Hard Cover. vii, 780 pp. A thirty-fifth anniversary volume of stories that have appeared in the magazine during the past decade. Forty-seven distinguished stories that have appeared in The New Yorker since 1950. A list of the writers whose work appears in Stories from the New Yorker: 1950-1960: Roger Angell, Saul Bellow, Elizabeth Bishop, Maeve Brennan, Harold Brodkey, John Cheever, Robert M. Coates, Roald Dahl, Daniel Fuchs, Mavis Gallant, Richard T. Gill, Nadine Gordimer, Nancy Hale, Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Henderson, R. Prawer Jh... View more info

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A Guide in the Wilderness; or the History of the First Settlements in the Western Counties of New York with Useful Instructions to Future Settlers. In a Series of Letters Addressed by Judge Cooper, of Cooperstown, to William Sampson, Barrister, of New York

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: 1965

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289814

Condition: Very Good


1965 reissue of 1897 edition (the first to include an introduction by James Fenimore Cooper). A few stains to wrappers, sticker on front wrapper verso. ix, 50 pp. A Guide in the Wilderness; or the History of the First Settlements in the Western Counties of New York with Useful Instructions to Future Settlers. In a Series of Letters Addressed by Judge Cooper, of Cooperstown, to William Sampson, Barrister, of New York. View more info

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Letters about the Hudson River, and Its Vicinity. Written in 1835-1837, with Additions and Engravings (Third Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Freeman Hunt & Co.: 1837

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2294763

Condition: Very Good


Third edition (Sabin 33849). Frontispiece fold-out map missing portion north of Pine Orchard. Circular stain on rear board, boards lightly soiled, ink name on front free endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed. 1837 Small Hard Cover. x, 252 pp. Two fold-out maps in text (complete). One fold-out engraving of Poughkeepsie Collegiate School. A collection of travel letters about the Hudson Rivers and the surrounding areas. View more info

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Twice-Told Tales: An Anthology, Volume 1

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Cafe Crashers: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201717

ISBN: 1500459720

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine. 2013 Trade Paperback. 177 pp. Volume 1: This collection of eighteen reimagined fairytales features new takes on such classic stories as Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskin, and runs the genre spectrum from comedy and romance to horror and steampunk. Authors and artists include: Matt Anderson (aka Remi Anderson), Caleb Bouchard, Kathryn Ann Metzger, Laura Metzger, Ethan Monsour, Christina Lynn Pieretti, Sarh Wellman. Keywords: TWICE-TOLD TALES ANTHOLOGY SHORT STORIES FICTION FANTASY FAIRY TALES View more info

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A Fool's Errand

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

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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

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Pocahontas: A Historical Drama, in Five Acts; with an Introductory Essay and Notes

By: A Citizen of the West [Owen, Robert Dale]; [Mackay, Robert W. Stuart]

Price: $500.00  $400.00

Publisher: George Dearborn: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289646

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed with minimal loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, moderately foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1837 Hard Cover. Sabin 58021. Sabin gives both Owen and Mackay as possible authors, without providing rationale in support of either. Mackay is listed as the copyright holder on this copy. A historical drama focused on the life of Pocahontas, the Native American daughter of chief Powhatan famous for saving the life of John Smith. She later converted to Christianity and wed John Rolfe. View more info

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The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, G.A. [Gilbert Abbott]

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Evans, and Co.: 1864

Seller ID: 2283682

Condition: Very Good


Two books in one volume. Binding repaired, corners a bit rubbed. 1864 Hard Cover. xviii, 320, 304 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Color frontispiece (one of 20 color plates) and reproductions of 200 engravings by John Leech. The classic work by one of the original staff of Punch magazine, the weekly British humor magazine. A'Beckett also wrote the Comic History of Rome (to which John Leech also added illustrations), Comic Blackstone, etc., as well as two operas for which his wife composed the music. View more info

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The Serpents of Paradise: A Reader

By: Abbey, Edward; Macrae, John

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: John Macrae / Owl Book: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295288

ISBN: 0805031324

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, ink name on front flyleaf. 1996 Trade Paperback. xii, 400. Collects the best and most inflammatory writings of the late naturalist, environmentalist, and libertarian, a former National Park ranger and the author of Desert Solitaire, The Journey Home, and other works. This book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Ed's life directly, in his own words. The selections gathered here are arranged chronologically by incident, not by date of publication, to offer Edward Abbey's life from the time he was the bo... View more info

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The White Linen Nurse

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301000

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Bookplate and ink mark on front paste-down endpaper, pencil name on front free endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. 276 pp. Blue boards. Illustrated by Herman Pfeifer. EXCERPT: The White Linen Nurse was so tired that her noble expression ached. Incidentally her head ached and her shoulders ached and her lungs ached and the ankle-bones of both feet ached quite excruciatingly. But nothing of her felt permanently incapacitated except her noble expression. Like a strip of lip-colored lead suspended from her poor little nose by two tugging wire-gray wrinkles her persistently conscie... View more info

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Rollo's Tour in Europe [Rollo on the Rhine]

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: D. Lothrop & Co.: 1858

Seller ID: 2203405

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine edges rubbed, rear hinge starting. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 15, 218 pp. Abbott is most well known for the Rollo books. These didactic little books were vehicles to teach morality to youngsters. Of the several series that Rollo either starred in or was a secondary character, the most popular and well known was the ten book Rollo's Tour of Europe Series. In these tales Rollo and Mr. George toured Europe learning more about character and morality than they learned about the individual lands that were visited. Keywords: JACOB ABBOTT ROLLO'S TO... View more info

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Confidential Correspondence of the Emperor Napoleon and the Empress Josephine: Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Mason Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 2301435

Condition: Good


Former a binder's copy - has been repaired. Loss to spine head, spine base and to front joint; ink name on title page. 1856 Hard Cover. 404 pp. With numerous illustrative notes and anecdotes. Including Letters from the Time of Their Marriage Until the Death of Josephine, and Also Several Private Letters from the Emperor to His Brother Joseph, and Other Important Personages. View more info

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Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays

By: Acocella, Joan

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207082

Condition: Very Good


Small tear to upper rear jacket. 2007 Hard Cover. From one of our most admired cultural critics (“A marvelous, canny writer”––Terry Castle, London Review of Books), thirty-one essays on some of the most influential artists of our time––writers, dancers, choreographers, sculptors––and two saints of all time, Joan of Arc and Mary Magdalene. Among the people discussed: Italo Svevo, Stefan Zweig, Simone de Beauvoir, Marguerite Yourcenar, Joseph Roth, Vaslav Nijinsky, Lincoln Kirstein, Jerome Robbins, Martha Graham, Bob Fosse, H. L. Mencken, Dorothy Parker, Susan Sontag, and Philip... View more info

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After the War: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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

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Second Chances: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00  $16.00

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

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To See You Again: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00  $20.00

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

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Return Trips: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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

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Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams, During the Revolution, with a Memoir of Mrs. Adams

By: Adams, Charles Francis & John & Abigail

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press: 1875

Seller ID: 2278326

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate of William Whitman on front endpaper, with a couple ink notations that appear to reference his personal library's organizational system. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 424 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of Abigail Adams. Transcriptions of 284 letters between future President John Adams and his wife Abigail, written during the American Revolution, with a brief biographical sketch of Abigail. Index follows text. View more info

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Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan Magazine, June 1934 (Vol. XCVI, No. 6, [Whole] No. 576)

By: Adams, Franklin P.; Chambers, Robert W.; Lyons, Eugene; Cram, Mildred; Holbrook, Weare; Sabatini, Rafael; Rickenbacker, E.V. [Eddie Vernon]; Knight, Clayton; Ripley, Clements; Swift, J. Otis; Kyne, Peter B.; Barton, Bruce; Abdullah, Achmed; Flagg, James

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: International Magazine Company, Inc.: 1934

Seller ID: 2292766

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed and foxed. 1934 Magazine. 200 pp. 11 1/2 x 8 1/2. Harrison Fisher illustration on front wrapper, Life Savers advertisement on rear wrapper. Color and black & white advertisements, photographs, and illustrations throughout. Cosmopolitan Magazine was founded in 1886, and purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1905, who merged it with another smaller publication he owned in 1925. It was called 'Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan Magazine' until 1952, the year after Hearst's death. During this period it published the first appearances of many novels and short s... View more info