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Landfall: A Channel Story., Shute, Nevil.
Landfall: A Channel Story.
Shute, Nevil.
20.00 USD
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Time Must Have A Stop., Huxley, Aldous.
Time Must Have A Stop.
Huxley, Aldous.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer., Clemens, Samuel L. Illustrated by Norman Rockwell.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Clemens, Samuel L. Illustrated by Norman Rockwell.
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Beulah Land., Davis, H(arold) L(enoir).
Beulah Land.
Davis, H(arold) L(enoir).
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Eastern Shame Girl., DeMorant, George Soulie. Illustrations by Marcel Avond.
Eastern Shame Girl.
DeMorant, George Soulie. Illustrations by Marcel Avond.
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The Martyr of Golgotha: A Picture of Oriental Tradition. (In Two Volumes)., Escrich, Enrique Perez.
The Martyr of Golgotha: A Picture of Oriental Tradition. (In Two Volumes).
Escrich, Enrique Perez.
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Salome., Wilde, Oscar. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley.
Salome.
Wilde, Oscar. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley.
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Aphrodite (Ancient Manners)., Louys, Pierre. Illustrations by Frank J. Buttera.
Aphrodite (Ancient Manners).
Louys, Pierre. Illustrations by Frank J. Buttera.
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Golden Stories: A Selection of the Best Fiction By the Foremost Writers. Volume IV.
1 Golden Stories: A Selection of the Best Fiction By the Foremost Writers. Volume IV.
New York. The Short Stories Company. 1909. Hardcover in black cloth. Pasted title label on spine. Boards rubbed & soiled. Edges lightly soiled. Hinges reinforced. Interior clean in tight binding. 8vo. Unpaginated. Contains The Red Room by H. G. Wells, The Big Dollar Jadoo by Albert Dorrington, Which by Eleanor Huntington Sayles, Caught in a Blizzard by Frank H. Sweet, Young Mr. Bob by Maitland Le Roy Osborne, By Proxy by Henry Wallace Phillips, A Recent Indian Scare by Robert Carlton Brown, The Higher Motive by Helen Tompkins The Traitor Prince by Anthony Hope, and several other stories. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Nimrod: An Individual Review. Winter 1957. Volume 1. Number 2.
2 Nimrod: An Individual Review. Winter 1957. Volume 1. Number 2.
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nimrod in co-operation with University of Tulsa. 1957. First Edition. Staple bound in wrappers. Wrappers rubbed at edges. Crease & small soil spot to front wrapper. Text bright. Softcover. 6" x 9". 56 pp. Works included by Larry Walker, James Cowan, Richard Eberhart, James Land Jones, William Stafford & others. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Week-End Library: Issue of 1930.
3 The Week-End Library: Issue of 1930.
Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1930. First Edition. Orange cloth boards. Good lacking dust jacket. Boards rubbed and soiled. Edges soiled. Front hinge cracked by not loose. 12mo. 326 pp. plus bibliography. Novels: Of Human Bondage - W. Somerset Maugham, Where the Blue Begins - Christopher Morley. Novelettes: Youth - Joseph Conrad, The Time Machine - H. G. Wells. Biography: Our Mark Twain - Helen Keller, How to Work Up a Panic - Bouck White. Short Stories: Old Man Minick - Edna Ferber, The King of the Cats - Stephen Vincent Benet, Contact - Frances Noyes Hart, Mr. Jack Hollins. Mystery: A Passage to Benares - T.S. Stribling, The Investors - Edgar Wallace. Plus humor by Donald Ogden Stewart, Don Marquis, and Irvin S. Cobb, selections from Leaves of Grass by Whitman, true adventure by T. E. Lawrence and Walter Noble Burns and the essay America by Aldous Huxley. 
Price: 18.50 USD
 
 
Arabian Nights., (Brundage, Frances).
4 (Brundage, Frances). Arabian Nights.
Akron, Ohio. Saalfield Publishing Co. c1924. Olive cloth boards with full front cover pasted on illustration. Good only. Well used book. Inscription to Harriet Ward from her mother on front free endpaper with her book plate on front pastedown. Edges soiled. Boards heavily rubbed and edges worn. Faded inked name and address on white pasted on back cover. All pages white except frontispiece which is browning. Gutters cracked. Shaken but not loose. Fully intact. 8vo. Unpaginated. Color illustrations by Frances Brundage. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Superior Women., Adams, Alice.
5 Adams, Alice. Superior Women.
New York. Knopf. 1984. 3rd printing. Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket. Small closed tear at head of spine. 8vo. 368 pp. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Wings of the Navy., Adams, Eustace L(ane). Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter.
6 Adams, Eustace L(ane). Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Wings of the Navy.
New York. Grosset & Dunlap. 1936. Reprint. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Near very good lacking dust jacket. Light soil to boards with fading to spine. Text bright in solid binding. 12mo. 211 pp. plus 1 pp. advert. Illustrated endpapers. Prolific Maine born author of numerous adventure books for boys 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Doomed Demons., Adams, Eustace L. Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter.
7 Adams, Eustace L. Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Doomed Demons.
New York. Grosset & Dunlap. 1935. Reprint. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Fading to spine. Text bright in solid binding. 12mo. 210 pp. Illustrated endpapers. Prolific Maine born author of numerous adventure books for boys 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Stories and Satires., Aleichem, Sholom.
8 Aleichem, Sholom. Stories and Satires.
New York. Thomas Yoseloff. 1959. "A centennial volume of writings by the master of Yiddish humor. Nineteen stories and a one-act play never before translated into English." Near fine in good+ dust jacket. Jacket sunned at top and fore edge with chips and tears at head and heel of spine, corners, and fore edge. Clip at bottom of front flap. 8vo. 381 pp. with glossary. Translated by Curt Leviant. Drawings by Arthur Zaidenberg. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
The Young Outlaw., Alger, Horatio, (Jr.).
9 Alger, Horatio, (Jr.). The Young Outlaw.
Chicago. M. A. Donohue. n.d. Tan cloth pictorial boards. Good. Pages browning. Shaken. Front board still quite bright. Spine faded. 12mo. 248 pp. plus adverts. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Bastard Out of Carolina., Allison, Dorothy.
10 Allison, Dorothy. Bastard Out of Carolina.
New York. Plume Book - Penguin Books. 1993. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. "Karen, Thanks. Dorothy Allison." Very good in pictorial wrappers. Return address sticker from former owner on front endpaper. Small 1/16" spot of soil on top edge. Interior tight and clean. Small crease at bottom corner of front panel. Trade paperback. 5.25" x 8". 309 pp. The author's break-through novel. Compelling family story of love & abuse. 
Price: 18.50 USD
 
 
The Cat Who Came For Christmas., Amory, Cleveland.
11 Amory, Cleveland. The Cat Who Came For Christmas.
Boston. Little, Brown & Co. 1987. Later printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. 240 pp. Illustrations by Edith Allard. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Mansfield Park. (Large Print)., Austen, Jane.
12 Austen, Jane. Mansfield Park. (Large Print).
Charleston, SC. BiblioBazaar. 2006. Large Print Edition. Perfect bound. Near fine in decorated wrappers with light rubbing to extremities. Softcover. 7.5" x 10". 449 pp. The author's 3rd novel. The story of Fanny Price. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Best of Jane Austen. Four Volumes in Slipcase: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Emma., Austen, Jane.
13 Austen, Jane. The Best of Jane Austen. Four Volumes in Slipcase: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Emma.
New York. Penguin Books. 1998. Perfect bound. Fine in fine slipcase. As new. Softcovers. Each 5" x 7.75". The volume containing Persuasion also contains A Memoir of Jane Austen by J. E. Austen-Leigh. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
Nobody Knows My Name., Baldwin, James.
14 Baldwin, James. Nobody Knows My Name.
New York. Delta Books. 1962. Later printing. Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light soiling to fore edge. Spine rubbed. 8vo. Trade paperback. 241 pp. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Old Goriot., Balzac, Honore de.
15 Balzac, Honore de. Old Goriot.
New York & London. Heritage Press. Nonesuch Press. n.d. Red and gold illustrated cloth boards. Very good in good maroon slipcase. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Spine faded. Edges lightly soiled. Slipcase sunned on edges with 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" V shaped crack to leatherette. 8vo. 317 pp. Translation by Ellen Marriage. Introduction by Francois Mauriac. Color illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Acts of Revision., Bedford, Martyn.
16 Bedford, Martyn. Acts of Revision.
New York. Doubleday. 1996. Hardcover in paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 242 pp. Author's first novel. 
Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet.  Volume One.  Poetry., Benet, Stephen Vincent.
17 Benet, Stephen Vincent. Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Volume One. Poetry.
New York. Farrar & Rinehart. 1942. First Edition. Dark blue cloth. Gilt lettering on red block on spine. Very good book. No d.j. Spine faded. Some rubbing on dark blue front and rear panels. 8vo. 487 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Vital Parts., Berger, Thomas.
18 Berger, Thomas. Vital Parts.
New York. Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence. 1982. First Delacorte Press printing. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. Near fine in like dust jacket. Remainder spray on bottom edge. Book is square, tight & clean. Light crease to front flap. Jacket is bright with no tears or chips. 8vo. 432 pp. The third novel in The Reinhart Series. "Now a forty-four-year-old liberal, Carlo Rinehart does battle with the sixties." 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Library of English and American Literature and the Lives of Our Noted Literary Men and Women in Story Form., Birdsall, William Wilfred and Rufus M. Jones.
19 Birdsall, William Wilfred and Rufus M. Jones. Library of English and American Literature and the Lives of Our Noted Literary Men and Women in Story Form.
Wm. E. Scull. 1898. Brown illustrated boards stamped in red, black, blue, and gilt. Good. Boards rubbed but still fresh. Loosening at title and contents pages and pages 547-550. Edges soiled. Top corners worn. 4to. 552 pp. "Containing the Lives of English and American Authors in Story Form. Their Portraits, Their Homes and Their Personal Traits. How They Worked and What They Wrote Together With Choice Selections From Their Writings." "Sumptuously Illustrated with Original Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson, Corwin K. Linson and Others. Also Half-Tone Portraits, Photographs of Author's Homes and Many Other Illustrations in the Text." 
Price: 28.50 USD
 
 
The Decameron or Ten Days' Entertainment of Boccaccio., Boccaccio (Translated by W. K. Kelly).
20 Boccaccio (Translated by W. K. Kelly). The Decameron or Ten Days' Entertainment of Boccaccio.
London Published For the Trade. n.d. The Flameng Edition. Ten shillings & sixpence. Red cloth boards with paper title stamp on spine. Fair. Front hinge cracked. Boards heavily rubbed and soiled. Tear at top corner of preface page. 8vo. 529 pp. With Portrait and Ten Illustrations, Drawn and Engraved by Leopold Flameng. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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