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Rising Sun Victorious

By: Tsouras, Peter G.

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Greenhill Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736888

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Leading military historians examine scenarios that would have enabled the Japanese to win the war in the Pacific, yielding an intriguing look at how the Land of the Rising Sun might have emerged victorious. What if the Japanese had conquered India and driven out the British? What if the strategic link between the U.S. and Australia had been severed? The result is stimulating readi... View more info

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Dreaming Water

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282559

ISBN: 0312206070

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships. Dreaming Water is an exploration of two of the richest and most layered human connections that exist: mother and daughter and lifelong friends. Hana is suffering from Werner's syndrome, a disease that makes a per... View more info

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The Language of Threads: A Novel

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282560

ISBN: 0312203764

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. Readers of Women of the Silk never forgot the moving, powerful story of Pei, brought to work in the silk house as a girl, grown into a quiet but determined young woman whose life is subject to cruel twists of fate, including the loss of her closest friend, Lin. Now we finally learn what happened to Pei, as she leaves the silk house for ... View more info

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Earth is Heaven (Dumarest of Terra, #27)

By: Tubb, E.C.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Daw Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269627

ISBN: 0879977868

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Front wrapper faintly creased. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. All the signals seemed set at go. Earl Dumarest had found people who believed in the legendary Earth. He had found the coordinates of the Sun and its attendant planets. And he would have the starship with a faithful crew of colonists for whom Earth was the paradise of their dreams. Before he could reach that ideal moment, ... View more info

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Interviewing Matisse or the Woman Who Died Standing Up: A Novel

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278470

ISBN: 0394589351

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. Two middle-aged women reveal the emptiness of their lives during the course of a midnight-to-dawn telephone call initiated to discuss the death of a mutual friend. View more info

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Woman Who Walked on Water

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281552

ISBN: 1573220213

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Page ridges very faintly foxed, faint odor of smoke. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 241 pp. A champion swimmer gives up her comfortable married life in an exclusive suburb in Connecticut to follow a guru to India, where she immerses herself in the wisdom of the East and achieves a deepening spirituality--at a price. View more info

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The News from Paraguay: A Novel

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281609

ISBN: 0066209447

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Faint stain to spine and page base. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. For him it began with a bright blue parrot feather that fell from Ella Lynch's hat when she was horseback riding in the Bois de Boulogne. The year was 1854, and Francisco Solano Lopez -- Franco, the future dictator of Paraguay -- began his courtship of the young, beautiful Irishwoman with a poncho, a Paraguayan ba... View more info

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Corgiville Fair

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279012

ISBN: 0690217919

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stains to jacket, surface tear on front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. Edges of boards very faintly toned, ink name on front endpaper. 1971 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Chronicles the events of the Corgiville Fair, especially the foul play by Edgar Tomcat in his attempt to win the goat race. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Bedtime Book

By: Tudor, Tasha; Klimo, Kate

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277993

ISBN: 082287217X

Condition: Very Good


Fist edition. No jacket, corners lightly bumped. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Presents a collection of poetry and well-known stories including Snow White, The Real Princess, Hansel and Gretel, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and The Shoemaker and the Elves. View more info

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Red Friday

By: Turner, George Kibbe

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1729993

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1919 Hard Cover. 253 pp. A propaganda novel written during World War I, which warns of the dangers of Bolshevism, and focuses on a conspiracy between a devious Russian and a New York City speculator. Publisher ad for The Little Grandmother of the Russian Revolution follows text. View more info

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Red Men Calling on the Great White Father (The Civilization of the American Indian)

By: Turner, Katharine C.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287985

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. 1951 Hard Cover. xvii, 235 pp. Illustrated. CONTENTS: Get a Little Further: A Prefatory Note; Washington's Envoys; Big White: Alias Bag of Lies; Petalesharo: Bravest of the Braves; Pushmataha: Lafayette, We Are Here; Tshusick: The Gay Deceiver; The Incomparable Winnebagoes; Lions of the Limelight: Black Hawk and Andrew Jackson; Oshkosh and the Crow Wring Country; Red Sky in the Morning: Chief Red Cloud; Two Little-Known A... View more info

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The Military in the Niagara Peninsula: Eighth Annual Niagara Peninsula History Conference

By: Turner, Wesley B.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Vanwell Publishing Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279782

ISBN: 0920277888

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint smudge on front wrapper. 1990 Soft Cover. xi, 147 pp. The military history of the region along both sides of the Niagara River is as rich as that of any location in North America. Although the history of warfare in the Niagara Region stretches back to times before a permanent European presence was established, this collection of papers, first delivered at the eighth annual Niagara Peninsula History Conference, concentrates on later and more familiar ... View more info

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Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

By: Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L.)

Price: $375.00  $300.00

Publisher: The American Publishing Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288702

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (BAL 3451). A few tiny surface tears from front picture plate, front and rear endpapers faintly foxed. Gilt titles and decorations strong and clear, corners sharp, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 1897 Hard Cover. 712 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, rules & decorations, elephant pictured in color panel mounted on front board. Includes 193 illustrations: photographic frontispiece of author, illustrations (some full-page) by Dan Beard, A.B.... View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $1,250.00  $1,000.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288764

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state (BAL 3337) with ad on p. 592. Edges rubbed (fore edge exposed), single gathering sprung, a few pages faintly foxed. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a... View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $1,250.00  $1,000.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288765

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state (BAL 3337), one of two variants, this example including the ad on p. 592. Corners exposed, 1 inch tear on spine head, dime-sized spot on front board,. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $200.00  $160.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288757

Condition: Good


First edition, first state - Franklin imprint on copyright page, 'estate' spelling error (BAL 3402). Boards rubbed with some loss from corners, one gathering sprung, hinges weakening, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [1] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out ... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Price: $200.00  $160.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288758

Condition: Good


First edition, first state - Franklin imprint on copyright page, 'estate' spelling error (BAL 3402). Boards rubbed, corners exposed, binding shaken with one gathering sprung, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 411, [1] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that ... View more info

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Anne Tyler 17-Volume Collection of Signed First Editions, with Correspondence: The Clock Winder; Celestial Navigation; Searching for Caleb; Earthly Possessions; Morgan's Passing; Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; The Accidental Tourist; Breathing Lessons; Saint Maybe; Your Place is Empty; Tumble Tower; Ladder of Years; A Patchwork Planet; Back When We Were Grownups; The Amateur Marriage; Timothy Tugbottom Says No!; Digging to America

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $2,250.00  $1,800.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf / G.P. Putnam's Sons / William B. Ewert / Orchard Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196140

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Each (except Digging to America) signed without inscription by author on title page. The Clock Winder: board edges a bit faded, two tiny spots on top page ridge. Back When We Were Grownups includes publisher's newsletter (laid in).Your Place is Empty: 2 inch tear to base of glassine jacket spine. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An impressive collection of novels by the Pulitzer Prize winning author, comprising all published ... View more info

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Breathing Lessons (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2279749

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Alfred A. Knopf trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author! 327, [3] pp. 8vo. Sea foam full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Lane Smith. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a spe... View more info

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The Rage of the Vulture

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Granada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199098

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages toned, jacket spine slightly faded, jacket flap edges lightly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443 pp. 8vo. It is May 1908 and the Ottoman world is crumbling. Robert Markham, an Englishman in Constantinople, is newly posted to the British legation with his imperious wife and overly curious son. Markham's hidden life is about to make itself known as he forgets fa... View more info

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The Rage of the Vulture

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Granada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199099

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned, jacket spine slightly faded. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443 pp. 8vo. It is May 1908 and the Ottoman world is crumbling. Robert Markham, an Englishman in Constantinople, is newly posted to the British legation with his imperious wife and overly curious son. Markham's hidden life is about to make itself known as he forgets familial and patriotic ties in order to absolve a deep-seated guilt. Twelve years befor... View more info

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Pascali's Island

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199101

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A couple tiny spots on page ridge, spine head and foot lightly pushed. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188, [1] pp. 8vo. On the Aegean island where Pascali the spy is filing his last report to his Turkish paymasters, the old Europe can already be heard dropping apart. Why Pascali, exposed and in deadly danger, should choose this moment to become involved with a mysterious Englishman is part of this, his testament. View more info

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The Hide

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199102

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge and endpapers lightly foxed, 1/4 inch tear to top jacket edge, minimal wear to jacket corners. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. 8vo. This early work by the Booker Prize-winning author Barry Unsworth chronicles one of his literary obsessions the corruption of innocence and forms it into a compelling contemporary narrative set in the rambling, overgrown grounds of an English estate. There, relying on his ... View more info

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After Hannibal

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199103

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top page ridge lightly foxed,. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242, [1] pp. 8vo. Professor Monti is trying to interpret the history of Umbria to his students. It sometimes helps him to forget the unexpected desertion of his wife. But the themes of betrayal and gain are not consigned to history - they are there in his own life and in the mosaic of lives in his neighbourhood. View more info

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The Songs of the Kings

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199093

ISBN: 0241137012

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear hinge slightly tender. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [2] pp. 8vo. Troy meant one thing only to the men gathered here, as it did to their commanders. Troy was a dream of wealth; and if the wind continued the dream would crumble. As the harsh wind holds the Greek fleet trapped in the straits at Aulis, frustration and political impotence turn into a desire for the... View more info

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Morality Play

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270211

ISBN: 0241133416

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky, top page edge lightly foxed. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. The national bestseller: A medieval murder mystery full of the wonders of the time—and lessons for our own time—by a master storyteller. The time is the fourteenth century. The place is a small town in rural England, and the setting a snow-laden winter. A small troupe of actors accompa... View more info

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Stone Virgin

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274120

ISBN: 0241115302

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 259, [5] pp. 8vo. In its romantic and dangerous tour of history, Barry Unsworth's Stone Virgin rivals A. S. Byatt's Possession. A mysterious sculpture of a beautiful and erotic Madonna holds the key to the Fornarini family's secrets. When Raikes, a conservation expert, tries to restore her, he is swept under the statue's spell and swept under the spell of the seductive Chiara Litso... View more info

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The Partnership (New Authors Limited Number Fifty-Two [52])

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269669

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky, top page ridge lightly foxed. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247, [1] pp. 8vo. A 'powerfully done' (Times Literary Supplement) and tantalizingly semi-autobiographical novel from the author of the Booker Prize-winning Sacred Hunger. Unable to work on his novel about Liverpool's slave trade, Benson is teaching creative writing and wandering the city. The pupils who bring him their fantasies are a sad, dispossessed... View more info

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The Seahorse

By: Unsworth, Jania

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280270

ISBN: 0670912794

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Top page ridge faintly foxed, pages lightly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. 309 pp. When Vanessa West and her mother Marion travel to Ashagiri, the Indian hill town where Marion grew up, they embark on a journey in search of the past. They find Ashagiri, nestled in the mountains, still enveloped by blue skies and clouds, still dotted with prayer flags and temples. The Ashagiri Club is still open, with its oak-panelled billiard roo... View more info

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The Seahorse

By: Unsworth, Jania

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280271

ISBN: 0670912794

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. 309 pp. When Vanessa West and her mother Marion travel to Ashagiri, the Indian hill town where Marion grew up, they embark on a journey in search of the past. They find Ashagiri, nestled in the mountains, still enveloped by blue skies and clouds, still dotted with prayer flags and temples. The Ashagiri Club is still open, with its oak-panelled billiard rooms and eccentric residents. Dr... View more info