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White Mule

By: Williams, William Carlos; Laughlin, James

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2130110

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine & edges toned, pages lightly toned, jacket toned with stain along spine. 1937 Hard Cover. 293 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author praised by Ezra Pound as 'the first prose writer in America, the best prose writer who now gets into print.' The book follows the lives of the Stecher family, who are immigrants in pre-war New York. View more info

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Cardiac Clinics: A Mayo Clinic Monograph

By: Willius, Fredrick A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: C.V. Mosby Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276016

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1941 Hard Cover. 276 pp. CONTENTS: Signs and Symptoms; Diseases of the Pericardium; Rheumatic Heart Disease; Bacterial Endocarditis; Cardiovascular Syphilis; Hypertensive Heart Disease; Coronary Disease; Thyroid Disease; Congenital Heart Disease; Function States; Disturbances of Cardiac Rhythm; Treatment and Management; Historic Excerpts; Miscellaneous Topics. View more info

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Among the Mad (A Maisie Dobbs Novel)

By: Winspear, Jacqueline

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276310

ISBN: 0805082166

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A bit smoky. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. In the thrilling new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of An Incomplete Revenge, Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale. It’s Christmas Eve 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the prime minister’s office receives a letter threate... View more info

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Golf Without Tears [Published in the U.K. as The Clicking of Cuthbert]

By: Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195725

Condition: Good


First American edition. Hinges starting, evidence of previous repair to spine, ink name & date on front flyleaf. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 330 pp. 8vo. Golf and love—the two primal obsessions.P. G. Wodehouse displays his most uproarious storytelling and never-ending jollity in these tales of lovers on the links.—Cuthbert Banks, champion golfer, wins the heart of his beloved Adeline, who won't give him the time of day until a ... View more info

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Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

By: Wolf, Maryanne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273572

ISBN: 0060186399

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark on page base, bookplate on half-title page. 2007 Hard Cover. xi, 308 pp. The act of reading is a miracle. Every new reader's brain possesses the extraordinary capacity to rearrange itself beyond its original abilities in order to understand written symbols. But how does the brain learn to read? As world-renowned cognitive neuroscientist and scholar of reading Maryanne Wolf explains in this impassioned book, we taught our brain to read only a... View more info

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel

By: Wroblewski, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1524274

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 566 pp. Author's first novel. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life on his family's farm in remote northern Wisconsin where they raise and train an extraordinary breed of dog. But when tragedy strikes, Edgar is forced to flee into the vast neighboring wilderness, accompanied by only three yearling pups. Struggling for survival, Edgar comes of age... View more info

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By: Wroblewski, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1525853

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 566 pp. 9 x 6 1/2. Author's first novel. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong friend and ally. But with the unexp... View more info

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel

By: Wroblewski, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1526450

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 566 pp. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life on his family's farm in remote northern Wisconsin where they raise and train an extraordinary breed of dog. But when tragedy strikes, Edgar is forced to flee into the vast neighboring wilderness, accompanied by only three yearling pups. Struggling for survival, Edga... View more info

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel

By: Wroblewski, David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1532167

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 566 pp. Author's first novel. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life on his family's farm in remote northern Wisconsin where they raise and train an extraordinary breed of dog. But when tragedy strikes, Edgar is forced to flee into the vast neighboring wilderness, accompanied by only three yearling pups. Struggl... View more info

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel

By: Wroblewski, David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1539937

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Author's first novel. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed, Oprah's Book Club sticker on front jacket panel.Very Good. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 576 pp. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almond... View more info

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Revolutionary Road

By: Yates, Richard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2207585

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Former library copy with usual marks. Previous owner attempted, clumsily, to remove the library mylar and lift the pasted-down jacket flaps from the endpapers - the result is two closed tears to the jacket panels (which we repaired on the reverse with Japanese tissue), and a ragged edge to the front jacket flap. The jacket is now protected under fresh mylar. Without the library marks, the book itself would be somewhere between very good and near fine. 1961 ... View more info

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Haggadah and History: A Panorama in Facsimile of Five Centuries of the Printed Haggadah from the Collections of Harvard University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America

By: Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277991

ISBN: 0827600461

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very faint stain along bottom edge of front jacket panel. 1975 Large Hardcover. 494 pp. This book is much more than a history of the Passover Haggadah. It is also a mirror of the last five centuries in Jewish history-as reflected in the Haggadah itself. View more info

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The Ute Indians of Colorado in the Twentieth Century

By: Young, Richard K.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272283

ISBN: 0806129689

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1997 Hard Cover. xiii, 362 pp. This comparative history of the Southern Ute and Mountain Ute peoples demonstrates how two culturally and historically related tribes, living side by side in southwestern Colorado, have taken very different paths in the modern era. Historian Richard K. Young makes a unique contribution to twentieth-century American Indian studies in his exploration of Colorado’s two remaining tribes’ divergent responses... View more info

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Zoya's Story: An Afghan Woman's Struggle for Freedom

By: Zoya; Follain, John; Cristofair, Rita

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274255

ISBN: 0060097825

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 239 pp. Zoya's Story is a young woman's searing account of her clandestine war of resistance against the Taliban and religious fanaticism at the risk of her own life. An epic tale of fear and suffering, courage and hope, Zoya's Story is a powerful testament to the ongoing battle to claim human rights for the women of Afghanistan. Though she is only twenty-three, Zoya has witnessed and endured more tragedy and terror than most ... View more info

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New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques: The Indispensable Illustrated Practical Guide (American Horticultural Society)

By: [American Horticultural Society]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264667

ISBN: 1845334841

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. 480 pp. A flagship practical book of step-by-step gardening techniques from the AHS that shows up-to-date skills to a new generation of gardeners. The AHS New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques is the new definitive guide to explaining all the essential techniques you are ever likely to need. It reflects modern best-practice gardening at the American Horticultural Society, a leading gardening authority. All techniq... View more info

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Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (The Tarzan Series Book 25)

By: [Burroughs, Edgar Rice]; Leiber, Fritz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269580

ISBN: 9001733255

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few light creases to spine, pages faintly toned. 1966 Mass Market Paperback. 317 pp. A new Tarzan movie, and a new Tarzan book based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Adapted by Fritz Leiber from the motion picture produced by Banner Productions, Inc., here is a Tarzan with the values of courage, loyalty and honour learned from the beloved of his wild African childhood, brought to full power by the education, intelligence and strength of ... View more info

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Agatha Christie: The Art of Her Crimes -- The Paintings of Tom Adams

By: [Christie, Agatha]; Adams, Tom; Symons, Julian; Fowles, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Everest House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275178

ISBN: 0896961443

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1981 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Have you ever been intrigued by a Tom Adams' cover on one of Agatha Christie's novels and wondered what lay behind it? Very often the clues to the mystery of the cover only become clearer as the mystery between the covers begins to unfold at the hands of the master of crime-writing, Dame Agatha Christie. And sometimes even then all the symbolism of the cover isn't clear. This book will provide the extra c... View more info

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Sondok: Princess of the Moon and Stars, Korea, A.D. 595 (A Dear America Book: The Royal Diaries)

By: [Dear America]; Holman, Sheri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271522

ISBN: 0439165865

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 187 pp. THE ROYAL DIARIES is pleased to introduce historical novelist, Sheri Holman, who makes her debut on the list with a captivating story of fourteen-year-old Princess Sondok from seventh-century Korea. During the seventh-century, the land which is now Korea was fraught with political and religious intrigue. The country was split into Three Kingdoms, each fighting for supremacy: S... View more info

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The Survivor (A Mitch Rapp Novel)

By: [Flynn, Vince]; Mills, Kyle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Emily Bestler Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272356

ISBN: 1476783454

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. Spine slightly cocked. 2015 Hard Cover. 388 pp. A blistering novel that picks up where The Last Man left off, The Survivor is a no-holds-barred race to save America…and Mitch Rapp’s finest battle. When Joe “Rick” Rickman, a former golden boy of the CIA, steals a massive amount of the Agency’s most classified documents in an elaborately masterminded betrayal of his country, CIA director Irene Kennedy has no choice... View more info

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The Survivor (A Mitch Rapp Novel)

By: [Flynn, Vince]; Mills, Kyle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Emily Bestler Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272357

ISBN: 1476783454

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head bumped with a minor tear. 2015 Hard Cover. 388 pp. A blistering novel that picks up where The Last Man left off, The Survivor is a no-holds-barred race to save America…and Mitch Rapp’s finest battle. When Joe “Rick” Rickman, a former golden boy of the CIA, steals a massive amount of the Agency’s most classified documents in an elaborately masterminded betrayal of his country, CIA director Irene Kennedy has no choice but to send ... View more info

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The Busy, Busy World of Richard Scarry

By: [Scarry, Richard], Retan, Walter; Risom, Ole

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272160

ISBN: 0810940000

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1997 Large Hardcover. 159 pp. A heartwarming biography of one of the most adored children's author-illustrators of all time ranges from his start in writing to his growing popularity and includes a step-by-step presentation of how he created his picture books, representations of all the most popular characters, and personal memoirs. View more info

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The Strike at Shane's: A Prize Story of Indiana

By: [Stratton-Porter, Gene]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The American Humane Education Society: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2130423

Condition: Good


First edition. Possible variant state, differing from other 1893 editions we found in two ways: 1) does not include 10 pages of advertisements; 2) does not designate it as Gold Mine Series No. 2. 1 inch chip from corner of front wrapper, two tiny internal chips to front wrapper, light stain to top edge of front wrapper and first couple pages. 91 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. Thought published anonymously, this short novel has recently been attributed to Gene Str... View more info