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Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat (Pleasewell Series)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205385

Condition: Very Good


Later printing. Faint creases to front wrapper, faint pink stain to rear wrapper, general light wear. 1890 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. The tale of Old Dame Trot and her cat.KEYWORDS: DAME TROT HER COMICAL CAT PLEASEWELL PLEASE WELL SERIES VINTAGE ANIMALS PETS CHILDREN FICTION View more info

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Walt Disney's Dumbo (Walt Disney's Little Library D3)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1947

Seller ID: 2015979

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new cloth, pencil name & address inside front board. 1947 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A publication based on one of Walt Disney's earliest films, featuring color and black & white illustrations from the motion picture. View more info

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The Sailor Boy: A Novel

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

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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Brave Boys of France: A Story of the Late War in Europe. (Golden Crown Library)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston: Thomas B. Noonan & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2180839

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed, St. Patrick's Church Library bookplate on front endpaper (no other marks). 1885 Hard Cover. 304 pp. 8vo. An anonymously written 19th century juvenile military adventure novel focusing on the Franco-Prussian War. View more info

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Punky Dunk and the Spotted Pup

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: P.F. Volland & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 2202701

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, board edges rubbed, one inch stain to front board. 1912 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Cute story about the introduction of a puppy into the home of a cat.Keywords: PUNKY DUNK SPOTTED PUP KITTY CAT DOG PUPPY CHILDREN FICTION VINTAGE View more info

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Twice-Told Tales: An Anthology, Volume 1

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

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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The Chief's Daughter; or, The Settlers in Virginia (The New Series of Historical Tales illustrated the chief Events in Ecclesiastical History, British, American, and General, Number 3.)

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London: John Henry and James Parker: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2022174

Condition: Good


First edition. 1/4 inch bookworm hole in fore-edge margin, hinges just starting, corners a bit rubbed, front board lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1859 Hard Cover. 126 pp. 12mo. Colonial American novel, featuring a frontispiece of Pocahontas saving the life of English settler John Smith. Sabin 12688. View more info

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And It Was So

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Westminster Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2279017

Condition: Good


Wrappers heavily creased, small surface tear on front wrapper. 1958 Small Softcover. 48 pp. An illustrated collection of Bible verses, some of which have been adapted. View more info

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All About Mother Goose (The All About Series, Book 4)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1916

Seller ID: 2288952

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along top edge and bottom edge of front jacket panel and front flap hinge, one-inch tear along jacket spine and rear jacket panel. Surface tear on dedication page and on frontispiece recto. 1916 Small Hard Cover. 47 pp. Color plates. Illustrations by John (Johnny) B. Gruelle. A collection of children's nursery rhymes. 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

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, moderatly 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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Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carlton & Potter: 1862

Seller ID: 2202716

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with chip from spine head and some small spots of cloth loss on front & rear panels, intermittent foxing throughout. 1862 Hard Cover. 145 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original black stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes four engraved illustrations. A contribution to the normative religious literature of the nineteenth century; according to the preface, this tale is meant to instill that 'A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.' None located in OCLC. View more info

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The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A John Macrae / Owl Book: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275890

ISBN: 0805057919

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed, spine faintly creased, ink name on front flyleaf, faint odor of smoke. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 513 pp. The Fool's Progress, the fat masterpiece as Edward Abbey labeled it, is his most important piece of writing: it reveals the complete Ed Abbey, from the green grass of his memory as a child in Appalachia to his approaching death in Tuscon at age sixty two. When his third wife abandons him in Tucson, boozing, misanthropic anarchist Henry Holyoak Lightcap shoots his refrigerator and sets off in a battered pick-u... View more info

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Rollo in Geneva (Rollo's Tour in Europe)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sheldon & Co.: 1867

Seller ID: 2205836

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, very faint discoloration to boards, front board lightly bowed, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, ink name and date to front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. His Rollo Books, such as Rollo at Work (1837) and Rollo at Play (1837) are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a represent... View more info

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Laughing Last

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288788

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed. Faint smudge on spine, front hinge starting. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. He who laughs last, laugh best, goes the saying. But it is a question in the Romley family who will be the last. Certainly not Sidney, though, who at fifteen asserted a strange independence and was probably the least of the famous Joseph Romley's children to look like a poet's daughter. But Sidney, determined to escape the stigma of poetry just for a summer, goes to visit her Aunt Achsa on Cape Cod. In the wharves and boats of Provincetown she finds a whole c... View more info

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Black Flower

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288789

Condition: Very Good


Quarter inch by half inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, minor chips to jacket spine head and jacket spine base. Ink name on half-title page. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. It was just Theo's luck that the new girl should see her fighting the town bully. But, thought Theo, defiantly, what difference does it make what Beth Bradford thinks of me. I don't care. Little did Theo know how much Beth's likes and dislikes would mean to her and her adored brother, Jard. And it was not until the flood in which old Jasper, the boatman, lost his life that ... View more info

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S./Ship of Theseus

By: Abrams, J.J.; Dorst, Doug; [Straka, V.M.]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mulholland Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204639

ISBN: 0316201642

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A near fine copy in a very good publisher's slipcase. Bottom edge of front board bumped. Slipcase edges lightly bumped. One out of twenty-two inserts laid in (missing twenty-one inserts). 2013 Hard Cover. xiv, 456 pp. One out of twenty-two inserts laid in (missing twenty-one inserts). S. is presented in the form of a novel called Ship of Theseus written by an elusive author named V. M. Straka and published in 1949. Beyond the black slipcover with the S. title, no reference is made to Dorst or Abrams, and the only reference to the book's true publishing information appears in fi... View more info

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English Music

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271917

ISBN: 0241132576

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on first blank, pages minimally toned, very faint smell of smoke. 1992 Trade Paperback. 399 pp. After the death of his mother, Timothy Harcombe is separated from his disreputable father and sent to live with his grandparents, where he becomes lost in the world of English literature. View more info

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Molly's Dog

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert: 1983

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201045

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Numbered 49 of 64. Near fine. 1983 Soft Cover. 22 pp. A short story about Molly and a dog.Alice Adams (August 14, 1926 – May 27, 1999) was an American novelist, short story writer, and university professor.Keywords: ALICE ADAMS AMERICAN LITERATURE MOLLY'S DOG SHORT STORIES CONTEMPORARY FICTION View more info

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The Stories of Alice Adams

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270609

ISBN: 0375412859

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 621 pp. Twenty-five of her stories appeared regularly in The New Yorker within a ten-year period. Others were published in The Paris Review, Atlantic Monthly, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, and McCall's. Her work was included in twenty-three O. Henry Award collections, and she received first prize six times; she was represented in numerous collections of Martha Foley's Best American Short Stories. Now the best of Alice Adams's short fiction is gathered in one volume-fifty-three stories that illumine the hid... View more info

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After the War: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

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 al... View more info

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Second Chances: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00

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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After You've Gone: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270617

ISBN: 0394579267

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. A new selection of short stories explores the impact and adjustment of individuals dealing with separation and the loss of lovers, spouses, parents, and friends. View more info

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To See You Again: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $25.00

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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Beautiful Girl: Short Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270619

ISBN: 0394427378

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242 pp. Author's third novel. “Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams. . . . How can one person know so much?” --The New York Times Book Review. With appearances in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Redbook, as well as in the O. Henry Award collections for eight consecutive years, Alice Adams had established herself as a master craftsman of the short story when she published her first collection. Her well-honed skill is on abund... View more info

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Return Trips: Stories

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $15.00

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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Families and Survivors: A Novel

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270621

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 211 pp. Author's second novel. Alice Adams’ second novel is the portrait of a Southern-born woman as she reviews her life. From Louisa Calloway’s Southern girlhood to her debut to her first marriage, all the time surrounded by a certain tradition and all the time resisting. In lieu of her conservative, bigoted father, she chooses men who are liberal, free-spoken, Jewish. Nevertheless her first marriage is unhappy, but her second promises to be soun... View more info

End of Fame (Discovery)

By: Adams, Bill; Brooks, Cecil

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1676128

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1994 Mass Market Paperback. No one was more revered by the Kanalist movement than the fugitive playwright and actor, Evan Larkspur. Now the Column dictators decide that Larkspur -- or the actor Larkspur is currently pretending to be -- will be the perfect spy for them to send against none other than . . . Evan Larkspur. On the decadent waterworld Venezia, Larkspur the spy auditions for and wins the leading role in the play of Larkspur the pretender. And as the spy plays his parts, onstage and off, he begins to wonder which is truly the leader returned and which the deluded impo... View more info

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (The Hitchhiker's Trilogy Book 1)

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2282447

ISBN: 1400052920

Condition: Fine


15th printing of the first American edition. Quite simply the best copy in terms of condition we have ever handled. 1980 Hard Cover. 216 pp. 8vo. By now the story is legendary. Arthur Dent, mild-mannered, out-to-lunch earth-ling, is plucked from his planet by his friend Ford Prefect just seconds before it was demolished to make way for a hyper-space bypass. Ford, posing as an out-of-work actor, is a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Together the gruesome twosome begin their now-famous inter-galactic journey through time, space and best-sellerdom. View more info

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The Good, the Bad, and the Infernal (Heaven's Gate Trilogy)

By: Adams, Guy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Solaris: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269572

ISBN: 1781080895

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine creased. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. 318 pp. A weird western, a gun-toting, cigarrillo-chewing fantasy built from hangman’s rope and spent bullets. The west has never been wilder. A Steampunk-Western-Fantasy from Guy Adams. “You wish to meet your God?” the gunslinger asked, cocking his revolver, “well now... that’s easy to arrange.” Every one hundred years a town appears. From a small village in the peaks of Tibet to a gathering of mud huts in the jungles of South American, it can take many forms. It exists for twenty-four hours then vanishes once more, but fo... View more info

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American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, in Two Volumes (The Library of America)

By: Adams, Henry; Parker; Dorothy; Cummings, E.E.; Swenson, May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2000

Seller ID: 2288498

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. A few light spots on slipcase panels. Newspaper clippings laid in to volume two. 2000 Hard Cover. xxx, 986; xxxii, 1009 pp. Two volume set. Includes publisher's slipcase. In the years between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of World War II, American poetry was transformed, producing a body of work whose influence was felt throughout the world. Now for the first time the landmark two-volume Library of America anthology of twentieth-century poetry through the post-War years restores that era in all its astonishing beauty and explosive energy. Thi... View more info