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American Literature.

By: Britannica Home Reading Guide.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago., Encyclopaedia Britannica.: 1955.

Seller ID: 9693

Condition: Very good in pictorial wrappers. Wraps lightly rubbed.


Eugene O'Neill cover. This guide was prepared for the reader or student who wished to gain a general knowledge of American Literature through guided reading in the Encyclopaedia Britannica. View more info

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The Witness.

By: Brown, Sandra.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York., Warner Books.: 1995.

Edition: 5th printing. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9969

Condition: Good in near fine dust jacket. Dampstain on top edge and tops of gutters (no effect on text).


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P. S. Wilkinson.

By: Bryan, C. D. B.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1965.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 10959

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is tight, square and clean. Sunned spine with small closed tear on front jacket panel.


The 1965 Harper Prize Novel. The author's first novel. View more info

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Dangling in the Tournefortia.

By: Bukowski, Charles.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Rosa, California., Black Sparrow Press.: 1991.

Edition: Fifth printing.

Seller ID: 18100

Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Price sticker removal spot on bottom corner of rear wrap.


A collection of prose & poetry. Photo of Bukowski in a Bukowski T-shirt on last page. "The Tournefortia is a large tropical tree, ideally suited to the Southern California climate, that produces small delicate flowers and a kind of fleshy fruit." View more info

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Early Losses.

By: Burch, Pat.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Plainfield, VT., Daughters, Inc.: 1973.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 8496

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Lightly bumped at corners.


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More Than Dust.

By: Burr, Clara Emelia and Clarence Edward Burr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston., Meador Publishing Co.: 1943.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16402

Condition: Very good in like dust jacket. Abrasion on front panel with no effect on titles. Book is square in solid binding. Gift inscription on half title page. Text clean & bright. Jacket shelf worn with small closed tears at top of rear panel & head of spine. Cover illustration very bright. $2.00 price on front flap.


Signed by both authors. Frontispiece photo of the authors. Fiction & philosophy. Single sheet promo from the publisher laid in with quotes from reviews of the book & list of future books by the authors. View more info

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They Dream of Home.

By: Busch, Niven.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York., Appleton-Century Co.: 1944.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16673

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Light soil to boards. Former owner's bookplate. Binding solid & text clean.


Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Basis for the 1946 film "Till the End of Time" with Robert Mitchum & Dorothy McGuire. Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. View more info

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The Deemster: A Romance of the Isle of Man.

By: Caine, Hall.

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 14500

Condition: Very good. Light rubbing to boards. Clean in tight binding. Small bookstore stamp on rear pastedown.


From The Home Library series. Frontis. View more info

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The Sure Hand of God.

By: Caldwell, Erskine.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: (1947).

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 14207

Condition: Near fine with book-plate & slight spine lean. Else a clean copy in tight binding. Jacket rubbed with small chips at corners. Evidence of repairs on verso.


Molly Bowser depends on red wine, vitamin shots, and "the sure hand of God" to make it through the day. View more info

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Let's Face the Facts.

By: Canadian Broadcasting System.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., John Lane the Bodley Head.: 1941.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16279

Condition: Near fine. No dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge. Book is square, tight & clean.


Compilation of a series of addresses by famous speakers on the Canadian Broadcasting System during 1940. Twenty contributions. Included are Dorothy Thompson, Robert E. Sherwood, Clare Boothe, James Hilton, Hendrik Willem van Loon, Lewis Mumford, Alexander Woollcott and others. View more info

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Carlyle, Thomas.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago., A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1893.

Seller ID: 12777

Condition: Text block is tight and clean save for former owner's inscription on first page of chapter one. Hinges cracked but not loose. Paul Elder bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Boards lightly worn at corners with a wrinkle on rear panel.


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Falconer.

By: Cheever, John.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1977.

Edition: 4th printing.

Seller ID: 8645

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Light bump at head of spine.


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V for Victor

By: Childress, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knopf.: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11385

Condition: Fine


289 pp. 8vo. The author's 2nd novel. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Book is tight and clean. Jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends. No tears or chips. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. 2nd printing. INSCRIBED and dated by the author on the title page. "Cheers - Mark Childress '89." View more info

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The Hunt for Red October

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: np, 1984

Edition: Taiwan pirated edition.

Seller ID: 16299


387 pp. 8vo. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Book is smaller than original trade edition. Square & tight with clean text. Small printing & thin paper. White jacket is clean & unrubbed. Tiny closed tear at bottom of rear panel. 8 blurbs on rear panel. $14.95 price on front flap. A nice copy. Hardcover in textured blue/green paper-wrapped boards with orange titles on spine. View more info

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Tawny.

By: Clarke, Donald Henderson.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia., Triangle Books. Blakiston Co.: (1946),

Edition: Early reprint.

Seller ID: 15377

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Light toning to endpapers & page edges. Text bright. Jacket edge worn & protected in mylar. Striking uncredited period cover illustration.


Saga of thirty years in the life of a Broadway show girl. Clarke (1887-1958) developed many of his works for the screen. View more info

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An Infinity of Mirrors

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Random House.: 1964

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 9948


314 pp. 8vo. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Very slight spine slant. Jacket lightly rubbed and in mylar. View more info

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Prizzi's Honor

By: Condon, Richard (1915-1996)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019504

Condition: Fine


A nice copy in black quarter cloth & gray paper-wrapped boards. Prizzi Family tree on endpapers. Basis for the very popular 1985 film with Jack Nicholson & Kathleen Turner. "A professional hitman and hitwoman fall in love." (IMDB). There were three other Prizzi books after this. View more info

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The Rover.

By: Conrad, Joseph.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1923.

Seller ID: 12157

Condition: Former owner's signature and date (Dec. 25 - 1923) on front free endpaper. Book is square, tight and clean. Dust soil & light foxing to edges. Boards bright with light rubbing and edge wear. No dust jacket.


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The Phantom Fleet.

By: Copp, Ted. Illustrated by Paul Laune.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: 1942.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 14386

Condition: Near very good lacking dust jacket. Soil to boards with fading to spine. Text lightly toned due to cheap wartime paper. Binding solid.


A Steve Knight Flying Story. View more info

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Lochinvar: A Novel.

By: Crockett, S. R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1898.

Seller ID: 16599

Condition: Very good. Light soil to boards & page edges with sunning to spine. Gift inscription dated 1914 on front free endpaper along with Victory Book Campaign stamp. Hinges cracked with no loosening. Foxing to prelims. Book is square in solid binding.


Thirteen T. de Thulstrup illustrations including frontis. View more info