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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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 Empty Bed

By: Adams, Herbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Seller ID: 2204628

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, lacks front free endpaper, top and bottom page ridges lightly foxed. 1928 Hard Cover. 304 pp. A mystery novel featuring Jimmie Haswell.Herbert Adams (1874–1958) was an English writer of fifty 'cosy' mystery novels, mostly featuring the detective Roger Bennion, which were often set in or around golfing competitions. He also wrote short stories, humorous verse and two other mystery novels under the pseudonym Jonathan Gray.Keywords: HERBERT ADAMS EMPTY BED FICTION MYSTERY THRILLER JIMMIE HASWELL View more info

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Maia, in Two Volumes [Advance Uncorrected Proof]

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2280937

Condition: Good


Advance uncorrected proof. Spine of both volumes creased, a few creases to wrappers of both volumes, faint minor stains to wrappers of both volumes, light ink mark on rear wrapper of Volume I. 1984 Soft Cover. Two volume set. Maia is a fantasy novel by Richard Adams, published in 1984. It is set in the Beklan Empire, the same fictional world as, and stands as a loose prequel to, Adams's 1974 novel Shardik, taking place a few years earlier. View more info

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Canal Town: A Novel

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peoples Book Club / Consolidated Book Publishers: 1944

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279311

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Very good in good jacket. Ink name on title page, minor sticker removal mark on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 470 pp. A historical novel set in Palmyra, NY in the era of the construction of the Erie Canal. Endpapers feature idyllic color illustration of the Erie Canal & surrounding countryside. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Samuel Hopkins Adams (January 26, 1871 - November 15, 1958) was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism. Adams was born in Dunkirk, New York. In... View more info

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A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McDowell, Obolensky: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271540

Condition: Very Good


Modern reissue. Ink name on front endpaper, light edge wear. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A Death in the Family is an autobiographical novel by author James Agee, set in Knoxville, Tennessee. He began writing it in 1948, but it was not quite complete when he died in 1955. It was edited and released posthumously in 1957 by editor David McDowell. Agee's widow and children were left with little money after Agee's death and McDowell wanted to help them by publishing the work. Agee won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1958 for the novel. View more info

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The Wanderer (Le Grand Meaulnes)

By: Alain-Fournier [Fournier, Henri-Alban]; Delisle, Francoise; Peyre, Henri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261479

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xxx, 232 pp. 8vo. is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier who was killed in the first month of World War I. It is somewhat biographical - especially the name of the heroine Yvonne, for whom he had a doomed infatuation in Paris. Fifteen-year-old Francois Seurel narrates the story of his friendship with seventeen-year-old Augustin Meaulnes as Meaulnes searches for his lost love. Impulsive, reckless and heroic, Meaulnes embodies the romantic ideal, the... View more info

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A Modern Mephistopheles, and A Whisper in the Dark

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279513

Condition: Near Fine


First Thus: second edition of A Modern Mephistopheles, first appearance of A Whisper in the Dark (BAL 219). No jacket, ink gift note on second blank, pages very faintly toned. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. ABOUT A MODERN MEPHISTOPHELES: This chilling tale of lust, deception, and greed beings on a midwinter night as Felix Canaris, a despairing writer about to take his own life, is saved by a knock at the door. His mysterious visitor, Jasper Helwyze, promises the poor student fame and fortune in return for his complete devotion. The embittered Helwyze the... View more info

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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to Little Men

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1914

Seller ID: 2279514

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink gift note on front endpaper, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 365 pp. The novel is the final book in the unofficial Little Women series. In it, Jo's children, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. View more info

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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Seller ID: 2262050

Condition: Very Good


Very faint stain on jacket rear, two half-inch chips and small tear to jacket spine-head, ink marks on rear jacket flap. A few light spots on spine, very faint stain to top page ridge. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 362 pp. A Sequel to Little Men. The novel is the final book in the unofficial Little Women series. In it, Jo's children, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055

Condition: Near Fine


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men'. Little Men tells the story of Jo... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 2278345

Condition: Very Good


One inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with multiple small chips and creases. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline. Color endpapers. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little... View more info

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Writing Deep Scenes: Plotting Your Story Through Action, Emotion, & Theme

By: Alderson, Martha; Rosenfeld, Jordan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 2202349

ISBN: 1599638835

Condition: Very Good


Pages dog-eared. 2015 Trade Paperback. 247 pp. Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable, page-turning plots. It's filled with practical tools for building layers and nuance into your scenes, employing the right scene types at the right junctures, and developing a profound understanding of how plot and scene intertwine. Inside you'll learn: How scenes are comp... View more info

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All Men Are Enemies: A Romance

By: Aldington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1933

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2274282

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Ink name on front endpaper, 1/4 inch chip from top jacket corner. 1933 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 574 pp. 8vo. A love story that is a triumphant affirmation of the beauty of life. Set between the years 1900 and 1927. Includes frontispiece, illustrations and jacket art by Rockwell Kent. Aldington's World War I poetry is well remembered, and he is also known for his 1929 novel Death of a Hero, and his controversial biography of Lawrence of Arabia. View more info

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Indian Killer

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1996

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2292381

ISBN: 0446673706

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Light creasing to spine. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 420 pp. A serial killer is stalking Seattle--taking the scalps of white males. Dubbed the Indian Killer by the local populace, the murderer's action have thrown the city's Native American community into turmoil. As retaliatory hate crimes against Native Americans escalate, John Smith--a Native American raised by a white family--must confront the violence in the streets--as well as in his own heart. View more info

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Brick Lane

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270791

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. 413 pp. Author's first book. Nazneen's inauspicious entry to the world, an apparent stillbirth on the hard mud floor of a Bangladeshi village hut, imbues in her a sense of fatalism that she carries across continents when she is married off to Chanu. Her life in London's Tower Hamlets is, on the surface, calm. For years, keeping house and rearing children, she does what is expected of her. Yet Nazneen walks a tightrope stretched between her daughters' embarrassment and her husband's resentments. Chanu calls ... View more info

Genesis Five

By: Allen, Henry Wilson

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pyramid Books: 1970

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1699487

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink number on front cover. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. 190pp. Three people who change the fate of the world in this powerful, engrossing novel. A future thriller that boasts the monsters of the year... View more info

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Anthony Adverse in Italy (Dell Mapback, 281)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1807849

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge starting. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Author of Bedford Village, The Forest and the Fort, Toward the Morning. The first of three Story Units adapted from the novel Anthony Adverse. View more info

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The Choir Invisible

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202908

Condition: Very Good


18th printing. No jacket, large stain to corner of rear paste-down endpaper and rear endpaper. 1898 Hard Cover. 361 pp. James Lane Allen was an American novelist and short story writer whose work often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as Kentucky's first important novelist.This novel, by the author of John Gray, is a story set in the green wilderness of Kentucky. Parts of the tale are taken from John Gray and the... View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2286110

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Spine faded, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 276, [4] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations similar to those used in the Cranford Series, which began in 1891 and gave us the famous Peacock on Sundial cover design now coveted by collectors. Revised from the 1894 and 1895 originals, this edition includes the full text of A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, with a new preface by the author, and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. A novel by an important Kentucky author known for incorporating... View more info

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Mi Pais Inventado: Un Paseo Nostalgico por Chile

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rayo: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200718

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription. Spanish text. Near fine.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 219 pp. Spanish text. El primer recuerdo que Isabel Allende tiene de Chile es el de una casa que nunca conoció: la casa grande y vieja de la calle Cueto, donde nació su madre. Esta casa, evocada por su abuelo con tanta frecuencia que Isabel cree haber vivido allí, se convierte en la protagonista de su primera novela La Casa de los Espíritus. Dicha obra vuelve a aparecer al comienzo de las fascinantes y seductoras memorias, Mi País Inventa... View more info

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The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Antheneum: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200690

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Jacket toned. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 330 pp. The Stories of Eva Luna (Spanish: Cuentos de Eva Luna, 1989) is a collection of Spanish-language short stories by the Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende. It consists of stories told by the title character of Allende's earlier novel Eva Luna. The literary critic Barbara Mujica wrote: The Chilean author presents her stories through the age-old device used by Scheherazade: the narrator tells them to her lover to entertain him. Like the famous Arab... View more info