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The Burden of Proof.

By: Turow, Scott.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Farrar Straus Giroux.: 1990.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 10179

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


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Kristin Labransdatter. Vol II. The Mistress of Husaby.

By: Undset, Sigrid.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1946.

Seller ID: 7600

Condition: Very good. Former owner's penciled notes on rear free endpaper and rear paste down. Spine faded and scuffs on front and rear.


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Kristin Labransdatter. Vol III. The Cross.

By: Undset, Sigrid.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1946.

Seller ID: 7601

Condition: Very good. Spine faded and scuffs on front and rear.


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Rot und Schwarz.

By: v. Stendhal, Friedrich (Henri Beyle).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig., Insel - Verlag.: 1923.

Seller ID: 9001

Condition: Very good. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Spine slant. Very light wear on board edges. With cloth bookmark attached. A nice copy.


Stendhal's Red and Black in German. View more info

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Black Majesty. Illustrated with Drawings by Mahlon Blaine.

By: Vandercook, John W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Literary Guild of America.: 1928.

Edition: Reprinted in same year as Harper & Brothers first edition.

Seller ID: 15155

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Fading to spine & soil to top edge. Text clean & illustrations bright.


Fictionalized biography of the Haitian Henry Christophe who lead the revolt against the hated slave owning French planters. All Mahlon Blaine illustrations present. View more info

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The Tour of the World in Eighty Days.

By: Verne, Jules.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., A. L. Burt Co.: n.d.

Seller ID: 18109

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Old bookseller stamp on rear pastedown. Light toning to endpapers. Crack but no loosening at page 1. Light fading to spine.


Classic story of Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout as they attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days. Frontispiece. View more info

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Candide.

By: Voltaire. Illustrations by Mahlon Blaine.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Illustrated Editions Co.: 1930.

Seller ID: 18672

Condition: Very good in fair dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean in solid binding. Dust soil to top edge. Front top corner bumped. Jacket worn with 2" chip at head of spine & 1" tear at mid spine. Top corners chipped with wear along bottom of front panel. Jacket protected by mylar.


Six full page illustrations by Mahlon Blaine with chapter end decorations by A. Zaidenberg. View more info

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Korean Tales.

By: Voorhees, Lt. Col. Melvin B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1952.

Edition: Second Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14989

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Bump to front fore edge. Light wear to extremities.


Signed by Lt. Col. Voorhees and dated April '53. Frontis map of Korea. View more info

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The Cosmopolitan: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Feb. 1899

By: Walker, John Brisben (Editor).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Irvington, NY., Cosmopolitan Press.:

Edition: Vol. XXVI. Number 4. This is the Fiction and Travel number.

Seller ID: 12611

Condition: Very good. Covers & text very bright. Wear to edges & chips at spine ends.


Articles and stories by Frank R. Roberson, Lloyd Osbourne, Samuel Ives Curtiss, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and others. Illustrated with black & white illustrations & plates throughout. View more info

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"Beside Our Campfires." A Girl Reserve's Goodnight.

By: Weddell, Suzanne.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago., Paquin.: 1927.

Edition: Fourth printing, July, 1927.

Seller ID: 8874

Condition: Ex-library from the Linden Branch - Girl's Reserve Dept with their bookplate on front pastedown. Pocket and card on the rear pastedown with blank sheet of paper pasted to the rear free endpaper (and resulting in browning to the pastedown from the paper.) Boards are rubbed with top corners bumped and small chip on front top corner.


A book of inspirational writings gathered by Ms. Weddell for the Girl Reserve's movement. Includes writings by Florence Nightingale, Helen Keller, Julia Ward Howe, Alice Freeman Palmer, Grace Dodge, Mary Lyon, Queen Victoria, Maude Royden, Mary Slessor, and Joan of Arc. Adaptions of the Psalms by Marie Squier Whiffen. View more info

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The Massacre At Fall Creek.

By: West, Jessamyn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.: 1975

Edition: Later printing. INSCRIBED by the author on front free end paper.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Very good in like jacket. Light 1" damp stain on bottom rear of jacket.


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A Boy's Own Story.

By: White, Edmund.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Plume Book / New American Library.: 1983.

Seller ID: 10866

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.


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A Certain Rich Man.

By: White, William Allen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Co.: 1909.

Edition: 3rd printing in the year of publication.

Seller ID: 15097

Condition: A nice copy save for rubbing to extremities. Contemporary former owner's signature on both free endpapers with slight offset to pastedowns. Text is bright except some offset toning from the newspaper clipping. Boards clean with gilt titles looking like new.


Kansas newspaper editor White was known as the "Sage of Emporia." He bought the Emporia Gazette in 1895. Laid in the book is an undated (circa 1910?) newspaper clipping noting the death of William Martindale of Emporia who "was once one of Kansas' wealthy men but gave all he had following (his) bank's failure." View more info

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Time of Peace: September 26, 1930 - December 7, 1941.

By: Williams, Ben Ames.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: c1942.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 9238

Condition: Very good in good+ dust jacket. Book is square with light soiling to edges. Jacket is heavily worn with chips and tears on edges.


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The Lightning Conductor: The Strange Adventures of a Motor-Car.

By: Williamson, C. N. and A. M. (Eds.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: c1905.

Edition: 12th impression.

Seller ID: 8913

Condition: Very good. Book tight and square. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Light soiling to edges. Light wear at corner tips and head and heel of spine.


Frontispiece and black & white illustrations by Eliot Keen. View more info

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Forever Amber.

By: Winsor, Kathleen.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Co.: 1946.

Edition: Twenty-sixth printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18610

Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Boards spine rubbed with small chips at both ends. Small tear to title page due to binding error glue to top at hinge. All other pages fine in solid binding. Light toning to prelims.


Inscribed by the author. "To Sidney Ullman. With all good wishes and many thanks. Sincerely Kathleen Winsor. April 17, 1947, (and/or March 15, any year)." Classic novel. Basis for the 1947 Otto Preminger directed film starring Linda Darnell and Cornel Wilde. Two Kathleen Winsor related newspaper clippings related to her court case fighting a government income tax claim. View more info

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The Common Reader: Second Series.

By: Woolf, Virginia.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London., Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press.: 1932.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16050

Condition: Good/Fair. Lacking dust jacket. Foxing to prelims. Underlining & check marks kept to a minimum. Former owner's impressions of book in pencil on rear endpapers along with London bookstore label on rear pastedown Some darkening to front panel & spine. Edges soiled. Book square in solid binding. A nice Common reading copy.


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Honest John Stallibrass.

By: Wray J(ames) Jackson (1832-1892).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto., William Briggs.: 1885.

Seller ID: 16704

Condition: Very good. Sunning to spine & wear to extremities. Moderate spine lean. Text clean & binding solid.


Frontispiece & 3 plates. Set in the north-east coast of Great Britain. View more info

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The Braintree Mission: A Fictional Narrative of London and Boston. 1770-1771.

By: Wyckoff, Nicholas E.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: c1957.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 9237

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Jacket has small chips at head of spine and corners. Spine sunned.


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The Dickens Digest: Four Great Dickens Masterpieces Condensed for the Modern Reader.

By: [Dickens, Charles]. Aswell, Mary Louise (Condensed by). Illustrated by Donald McKay.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Whittlesey House. McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1943.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16591

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Rubbing to corners. Fading to spine. Dust soil to top edge. Book is square, tight & clean. No interior markings. Text & illustrations bright.


Condensed versions of David Copperfield, Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, and Martin Chuzzlewit. View more info