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Storm Glass

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200909

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers and pages toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. With stunning virtuosity, the stories in Jane Urquhart’s dazzling first book of fiction unearth universal truths as they reach across countries and eras. A woman runs away to a cottage in the English moors to escape a love affair; shards of glass reconcile a middle-aged wife to her husband’s estrangement; a grandmo... View more info

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Away: A Novel

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200778

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers toned, light shelf wear. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 356 pp. A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, Away traces a family's complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Canadian Shield; ... View more info

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The Underpainter

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200779

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. A masterful novel by the highly praised author of Away, The Underpainter tells the story of a 75-year-old American minimalist painter who creates a new series of paintings as he remembers the details of his life and of the lives of those individuals who have affected him.Keywords: JANE URQUHART CANADIAN LITERATURE UNDERPAINTER... View more info

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The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200911

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 63 pp. The machine at Marley, and the machinations of court at Versailles. The small manoeuvres of society. Of saints and sinners, kings, and courtesans more than courtiers--from Louis Quatorze, watched dispassionately by Madame de Montespan from the pillow of the king's bed, to the worms that play their final game of love beneath the statues in the graden... View more info

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The Whirlpool

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200912

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrappers and pages toned. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 237 pp. Written in luminous prose, The Whirlpool is a haunting tale set in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in the summer of 1889. This is the season of reckless river stunts, a time when the undertaker’s widow is busy with funerals, her days shadowed by her young son’s curious silence. Across the street in Kick’s Hotel, where Fleda and her husband, David McDougal,... View more info

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Changing Heaven

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200914

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages lightly toned, bottom edge of front board lightly bumped.Jacket lightly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. Two worlds are intertwined in this hauntingly beautiful story as it moves from Toronto to the English moors and to Venice, Italy. The time frame shifts between present and past, linking the lives of a young Brontë scholar (a woman in the throes of a troubled love affair), a turn-of-the-century female b... View more info

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Some Other Garden: Poems

By: Urquhart, Jane; Dickson, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200913

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine.Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. 87 pp. Photographs by Jennifer Dickson. An internationally celebrated novelist today, Jane Urquhart began her literary career as a poet. Some Other Garden brings together in a special new edition, illustrated by the beautiful photographs of Jennifer Dickson, two of Urquhart’s early poetry collections. These poems centre on another time and place while vividly evoking life in the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV, as... View more info

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False Shuffles

By: Urquhart, Jane; Urquhart, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200910

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. 113 pp. Drawings by Tony Urquhart. Author's first book to be published in a trade edition. ...a life class in the art of illusion. The lives of small town octogenarians, of autistics, of conjurors and Niagara Falls daredevils, of beerhall waitresses and undertaker's brides, of bouncers and cleaning ladies, of beekeepers and skunk charmers are rendered with an instinct... View more info

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Rudyard Kipling's Vermont Feud

By: Van de Water, Frederic F.; Custer, Bernadine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Day/Reynal & Hitchcock: 1937

Seller ID: 2204662

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, minor stains to edges of front board, newspaper clippings about Rudyard Kipling pasted to front endpapers. 1937 Hard Cover. 119 pp. A story become almost legendary, reappearing in various connections, is the tale of Kipling's fight with his brother-in-law, the fight that resulted in his leaving his Vermont home near Brattleboro. Until both principles were dead, the full story had not been told. Now Van de Water, himself living in Vermont (A Home In The Country... View more info

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The Mansion

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202211

Condition: Near Fine


1922 reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles, color picture plate mounted on top portion of front board. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeto... View more info

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The Ruling Passion: Tales of Nature and Human Nature

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons / D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200872

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 295 pp. 8voo. Margaret Armstrong binding (unsigned, but matches style of her other Van Dyke titles). Gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated... View more info

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The Unknown Quantity

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269670

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, end matter lightly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 370 pp. 8vo. Margaret Armstrong binding design with her initials incorporated. Original blue cloth, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Henry van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. View more info

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Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2202210

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink gift note on front endpaper. Spine head rubbed with 1/2 inch tear along rear board. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348 pp. 8vo. Decorative trade binding by Margaret Armstrong, with her initials incorporated in the design. This 1903 specially bound edition appeared several years after the title was originally published. Best known for his Christmas stories The Other Wise Man and The First Christmas Tree, Van Dyke wrote numer... View more info

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The Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, with Reproductions of All the Drawings in the Correspondence, in Three Volumes

By: Van Gogh, Vincent

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2263963

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Spines a bit faded. 1959 Full-Leather. Complete in three volumes. lxvii, 559, [5]; 625, [5]; 625, [5] pp. 8vo. Van Gogh's complete correspondence with his brother Theo, together with reproductions of the drawings included in his letters. Each volume includes a tipped in color frontispiece. The first volume includes a publisher's foreword, an introduction, notes, and memoir by V.W. van Gogh, and a preface and memoir by Mrs. J. van Gogh-Bonger. Finely rebou... View more info

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The World of ? [Null-A] (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)

By: Van Vogt, A.E.; Gunn, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2277192

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 246, [2] pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by James Gunn, color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by Vincent DiFate. The classic novel of non-Aristotelian logic and the coming race of supermen. Grandmaster A.E. van Vogt was one of the giants of the 1940s, the Golden Age of classic SF. Of his masterpieces, The Wor... View more info

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Great American Short Stories: Complete & Unabridged

By: Various Authors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmeadow: 1984

Seller ID: 2204246

Condition: Very Good


Bonded leather boards. Faint toning. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Contains works by Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, and many more! View more info

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American Poets Projects Complete 32-Volume Set: James Agee: Selected Poems; American Sonnets: An Anthology; American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse; A.R. Ammons: Selected Poems; John Berryman: Selected Poems; The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks; Stephen Crane: Complete Poems; Countee Cullen: Collected Poems; Kenneth Fearing: Selected Poems; Stephen Foster & Co.: Lyrics of America’s First Great Popular Songs; Ira Gershwin: Selected Lyrics; Kenneth Koch: Selected Poems; Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems; Amy Lowell: Selected Poems; Samuel Menashe: New and Selected Poems; Edna St. Vincent Millay: Selected Poems; Edgar Allan Poe: Poems and Poetics; Poems from the Women’s Movement; Poets of the Civil War; Poets of World War II; Cole Porter: Selected Lyrics; Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems; Muriel Rukeyser: Selected Poems; Carl Sandburg: Selected Poems; Karl Shapiro: Selected Poems; Anne Stevenson: Selected Poems; Edith Wharton: Selected Poems; Walt Whitman: Selected Poems; John Greenleaf Whittier

By: Various Authors

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Library of America:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2081527

Condition: Fine


First editions. All in original jackets. Exceptional copies.Fine. We have more books available by this author!. The Library of America's American Poets Project series, complete in thirty-two volumes. Includes: James Agee: Selected Poems; American Sonnets: An Anthology; American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse; A.R. Ammons: Selected Poems; John Berryman: Selected Poems; The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks; Stephen Crane: Complete Poems; Countee Cullen: Collected Poems; Kenne... View more info

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Captain Conan

By: Vercel, Roger; Wells, Warre Bradley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207601

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Ink name crossed out on front endpaper, jacket lightly toned, minimal loss from jacket spine head and foot. 1935 Hard Cover. 296 pp. 8vo. A translation of the 1934 Prix Goncourt prize winning French novel Capitaine Conan, which inspired the 1996 French film. The book is based on the author's experiences in the French army of the Balkans after the Armistice. Art Deco Irving Politzer jacket design.KEYWORDS: LITERATURE FRENCH FRANCE WORLD WAR I WWI View more info

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The Aeneid (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Vergil; Spence, Sarah; Cranch, Christopher Pearse

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2007

Seller ID: 2263264

ISBN: 1593082371

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. xl, 399 pp. Written more than two thousand years ago and one of Western literature’s indisputable masterpieces, the Aeneid is the Roman “answer” to Homer’s epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey. The latter celebrate Greek civilization through the stories of Greek victory in the Trojan War and the exploits of Odysseus. Vergil’s Aeneid sings the triumph of Roman culture, transforming Troy’s tragedy into a step on the path towa... View more info

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The Field of Ice

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: 2273809

Condition: Good


Binding shaken, pencil name on second blank, no publisher date (circa late 1800s). We have more books available by this author!. iv, 269 pp. An exhilarating narrative of an obsessed British expediter by Jules Verne. This northward excursion led by Captain Hatteras is full of life-threatening adventures and hair-breadth escapes of him and his crew. As he discovers the truth about the polar terrain, this work presents amazing possibilities. A bitter-sweet ending awaits the... View more info

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A Floating City and the Blockade Runners

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Seller ID: 2196676

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear, spine faded. 1904 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The Great Eastern is one of the largest ships ever constructed. Often described as being mistaken for an island, this enormous ship is a passenger liner from England to the United States. With a size and population rivaling that of entire counties in France, the Great Eastern is home to many problems that one would find in a similarly sized city. A classic tale of travel and roma... View more info

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Tour of the World in Eighty Days [Around the World in 80 Days]

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Donohue, Henneberry & Co.: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269868

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, bookseller sticker, ink name and date on endpapers. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & decorations. Verne's classic adventure novel, sometimes translated as Around the World in Eighty Days, in which Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days based on a wager. View more info

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Around the World in Eighty Days

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270199

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly faded, boards lightly soiled. 1906 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 310 pp. Original red cloth, gilt titles. Photographic frontispiece of author, eleven engraved illustrations throughout text. Verne's classic adventure novel, in which Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days based on a wager. View more info

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The Mysterious Island

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276551

Condition: Good


1920 printing. 1/2 inch tear to spine head, front hinge weakening, small surface tear on top corner of picture plate on front board, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 493, [1] pp. 4to. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth. Somewhat of a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though a very different book in terms of theme, more similar to Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family ... View more info

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A Journey to the Center of the Earth [Centre]

By: Verne, Jules; Asimov, Isaac

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281096

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs and blemishes to boards. 1966 Full-Leather. xvi, 303, [5] pp. Tall 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Includes an introduction by Isaac Asimov, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. An important early work in the 'lost world' literary tradition, which inspired several film adaptations. View more info

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (A Rainbow Classic)

By: Verne, Jules; Becker, May Lamberton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: 2272421

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. 375 pp. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: A Tour of the Underwater World (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers: Tour du monde sous-marin, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas: A Tour of the Underwater World) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin d'Édu... View more info

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From the Earth to the Moon

By: Verne, Jules; Jules-Verne, Jean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281094

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1970 Full-Leather. xiii, [5], 206, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Jean Jules-Verne, illustrations by Robert Shore. From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la terre à la lune) is an 1865 novel by Jules Verne. It tells the story of the Baltimore Gun Club, a post-American Civil War society of weapons enthusiasts, and their attempts to build an enormous Columbiad ... View more info

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The Mysterious Island

By: Verne, Jules; Kingston, W.H.G.; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261269

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number XII: 23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, remnant of owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, 568 pp. Tall 8vo. Translated from the French by W.H.G., with an introduction by Ray Bradbury, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Somewhat of a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though a very different book in terms of theme, more similar to Robinson ... View more info

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The Mysterious Island

By: Verne, Jules; Kingston, W.H.G.; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281095

Condition: Very Good


A few minor scuffs and blemishes to boards. 1987 Full-Leather. x, [8], 568, [4] pp. Tall 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the French by W.H.G. Kingston, with an introduction by Ray Bradbury, and illustrations by Edward A. Wilson. Somewhat of a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though a very different book in terms of theme, more... View more info

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; The Mysterious Island; Journey to the Center of the Earth; Around the World in Eighty Days

By: Verne, Jules; O'Brien, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2197210

ISBN: 1566195365

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this edition. Boards lightly rubbed. 1994 Hard Cover. xii, 1140 pp. 8vo. Four novels by the French science fiction author, with an introduction by Geoffrey O'Brien. Includes: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; The Mysterious Island; Journey to the Center of the Earth; Around the World in Eighty Days.Keywords: LITERATURE FRENCH ADVENTURE SCIENCE FICTION SF View more info