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SEEING FRANCE WITH UNCLE JOHN
1 SEEING FRANCE WITH UNCLE JOHN
THE CENTURY CO 1906-01-01 First Edition Unknown Binding Collectible: Good Missing Unknown Binding 
First edition. Cover is rubbed and has wear to the corners and spine edges. Pages yellowing on edges. Overall inside pages are clean with a few small stains. Binding is tight. First edition bound in lavender decorated cloth, illustrated by May Wilson Preston. A series of letters from Yvonne to her Mamma about the humorous adventures of Yvonne and her Uncle John on their trip to France. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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THE THREE MUSKETEERS, Alexandre Dumas; Translator-Richard Pevear
2 Alexandre Dumas; Translator-Richard Pevear THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Viking 2006 0739479806 / 9780739479803 Perfect Paperback Used: Very Good Perfect Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Dumas Alexandre translated From The French with An Introduction by Richard Pevear 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Tete-Blanche, BLAIS
3 BLAIS Tete-Blanche
CAPE 1961-01-01 First American Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Good Hardcover 
First American Edition. Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped and torn. DJ is price clipped and discolored. Yellowing on page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Translated from the French by Charles Fullman. In this novel, a troubled, cruel, and instinctively destructive boy starved for his mother's affection is sent to a boarding school, and corresponds with her through curious and petty letters; after the mother's death, the narrative is advanced through passages from the boy's diary: "perhaps it was kind of Mother to deprive me of her while she lived, so that I should not be hurt too much by her death." 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Dr Lavendar's People Margaret Deland 1903 First Edition, Deland, Margaret
4 Deland, Margaret Dr Lavendar's People Margaret Deland 1903 First Edition
Harper and Brothers 1903 First Edition Hard Cover Used: Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?¾" - 9?¾" tall Lucius Hitchcock 
Green Pictorial Cloth Hardcover; 369 Pages, 1903, First Edition, Bent corners. Name on endpaper. Spine has slight wear on toe and heal. Pages clean and binding tight.The scene of them all is laid in Old Chester in New England. Dr. Lavender is the minister and also the Providence of the place, and all the problems of human life which can be produced in a little town are brought to him for solution. And yet, although the author gives us the feeling that Dr. Lavender is in truth the centre of the life of Old Chester, she does it more by inference than by deliberately setting out to paint his portrait in detail. He is not the hero or chief person in any of the stories, though he appears in them all. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Fiddler's Green, Ernest K.  Gann
5 Ernest K. Gann Fiddler's Green
William Sloane Associates 1950-01-01 1199999903 / 9781199999900 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
First edition. Corners bumped and has edge wear. Chipped toe and heel. Bookplate from previous owner is on the front inside board. Tanning on endpaper and page edges.Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea. Originally published: New York: Sloane, 1950 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine [Hardcover], Frank R. Stockton
6 Frank R. Stockton The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine [Hardcover]
Alppeton- Century- Crofts, Inc. 1933-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover George Richards 
First Edition, 1933, Green Cloth Hardcover, 290 pages, stated First Printing. With its Sequel The Dussantes.Illustrated by George Richards.Decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrations. Split at top of spine. A couple of light marks on outside cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The classic story of the fabulous voyagings, shipwreck, and remarkable adventures of two self-possessed and unflappable widows from the Midwest, who had been on their way to visit a son in Japan, when the steamship had a collision and had to be abandoned. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among The Lowly, Vol 1, Harriet Beecher Stowe
7 Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among The Lowly, Vol 1
Donohue, Henneberry & Company 1899-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Acceptable Hardcover 
Volume 1 only. Small format hardcover roughly 6 x 4 inches, greenish brown linen with silvery gold stamped decoration and titles. No copyright info, but research leads to a best guess of 1899 for the release of this 19th century best seller, printed here in a single tome containing 2 volumes. 352 pages. Cover is worn, stained, faded. Corners worn and bumped. Pages that attached to front and back boards are detached. Hinges cracked. Pages tanned with fingerprint stains. Pencil writing on endpapers. A few small tears on page edges but all pages are present. Binding is tight and overall clean. This novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the United States, so much in the latter case that the novel intensified the sectional conflict leading to the American Civil War.Uncle Tom's Cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century, and the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible. It is credited with helping fuel the abolitionist cause in the 1850s. In the first year after it was published, 300,000 copies of the book were sold in the United States alone. The book's impact was so great that when Abraham Lincoln met Stowe at the start of the Civil War, Lincoln is often quoted as having declared, "So this is the little lady who made this big war." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Conrad's Magic Flight Level 5, Hazel Gertrude Kinscella
8 Hazel Gertrude Kinscella Conrad's Magic Flight Level 5
Lincoln: The University Publishing Company, 1939 1939-01-01 Unknown Binding Collectible: Like New Unknown Binding Ruth Mary Hallock 
Like new. Corners lightly bumped and pages lightly yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Stories in music appreciation. Human-interest stories of the boyhood and youth of famous composers, the history of the beginnings of nusic, folk song and dance, and a fairyland of opera, where you learn about many characters in the great operas. Textbook. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Diary of Victor Frankenstein [Illustrated] by Timothy Basil Ering; Roscoe Cooper, Illustrator-Timothy Basil Ering; Introduction-Roscoe Cooper
9 Illustrator-Timothy Basil Ering; Introduction-Roscoe Cooper Diary of Victor Frankenstein [Illustrated] by Timothy Basil Ering; Roscoe Cooper
DK INK 1997-09-15 0789424568 / 9780789424563 First American Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Like New Hardcover Quarto 
First American edition with full number line.Dust jacket has slight curl on bottom edge. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Illustrated boards and endsheets, entire book printed on heavy coated paper. A pseudo diary by Victor Frankenstein, in handwritten letters and drawings. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Wayward Bus (1947 FIRST EDITION), John Steinbeck
10 John Steinbeck The Wayward Bus (1947 FIRST EDITION)
Viking Press 1947-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
"Published by the viking press in February 1947, Copyright 1947 by John Steinbeck, Published in the same day by the Dominion of Canada by the Macmillian Company of Canada Limited" Same Date to copyright and title page. Cover is sunfaded on edges and spine. Light foxing on endpapers. Yellowing on page edges. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Steinbeck dedicated this novel to "Gwyn", presumably a reference to his second wife Gwyndolyn Conger. (They divorced less than a year after The Wayward Bus was published.) The novel's epigraph is a passage from Everyman, with its archaic English intact; the quotation refers to the transitory nature of humanity.Although considered one of Steinbeck's weaker novels at the time of its original publication, The Wayward Bus was financially more successful than any of his previous works. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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What Became of Anna Bolton [Hardcover] by Louis Bromfield, Louis Bromfield
11 Louis Bromfield What Became of Anna Bolton [Hardcover] by Louis Bromfield
P.F. collier & Son 1944 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Publisher: Harper and Brothers
Date of Publication: 1944
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Louis Bromfield, Harper and Brothers, 1944, stated first edtion B-T, Black Cloth Hardcover, 311 pages, 8 1/4" tall, Set in June of 1937, London. Very Good. Some cloth deterioration on back cover. Corners worn. Endpapers lightly tanned. Name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 9.00 USD
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A tourist in spite of himself, Newton, A. Edward
12 Newton, A. Edward A tourist in spite of himself
Little, Brown 1931-01-01 Seventh Impresion Hardcover Used: Very Good Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped, torn and missing a piece at top of spine. Pages yellowing on edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Green cloth with black stamped pictorial. Ardent bibliophile and writer Alfred Edward Newton was the leading authority on book collecting in the first half of the 20th century. Some of the topics he writes about in A Tourist in Spite of Himself include: In Scandinavia, In Paris, House Hunting in London, House Hunting in the Country, In Egypt, In Jerusalem, etc. Another great read from A. E. Newton, author of The Amenities of Book Collecting. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Ways of Love. Eleven Romances of Medieval France, Norma Lorre Goodrich
13 Norma Lorre Goodrich The Ways of Love. Eleven Romances of Medieval France
Beacon Press 1964-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Corners bumped. Spine is sun faded. Slipcase is rubbed, chipped and cracked at spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Eleven romances of Medieval France. Contents include: The life of Saint Alexis, The Romance of Girart De Viene, The Swan Knight, Eliduc, Yonec, The romance of Tristran, Erec and Enide, The romance of the Chatelain of Coucy, The romance of the Story of the Grail, Aucassin and Nicolette, The lay of a Shadow. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Dog of Flanders: A Christmas Story, OUIDA (LOUISA DE LA RAME)
14 OUIDA (LOUISA DE LA RAME) A Dog of Flanders: A Christmas Story
M. A. Donohue 1922-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Green cloth with pastedown of a woman steering a boat. 174 pages. Cover has sunfading on edges and spine. Light edge wear and corners bumped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Illustrated with drawings by Hiram P. Barnes. Story of Patrasche, a Belgian Shepherd Dog. The story is a Christmas story. Not mentioned in the title or contents page, but included in this book are 7 selected stories from Irvington Stories by Mary Mapes Dodge. The stories include: How the Knight Came to the Fisherman, The Knight in the Wood, Of a Nuptial Ceremony, Bertalda's Name Day, The Journey to Vienna, The Knight's Dream and Knight Huldbrand Buried. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Unbroken Web: Stories and Fables, Richard Adams; Yvonne Gilbert [Illustrator]; Jennifer Campbell [Illustrator];
15 Richard Adams; Yvonne Gilbert [Illustrator]; Jennifer Campbell [Illustrator]; The Unbroken Web: Stories and Fables
Crown Publishers 1988-12-12 0517542315 / 9780517542316 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
Brown cloth hardcover has small stain on cover. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The book includes 20 full color, full page illustrations by Yvonne Gilbert, along with numerous black and white line drawings by Jennifer Campbell. The book contains a series of short stories and fables including: The Cat in the Sea, The Giant Eel, Mice in the Corn, The Moddey Dhoo, The Woodpecker, Crab, The Crimson Parrot, The Language of Animals, The Blind Boy and his Dog, Stan Bolovan and the Dragon, The Crow and the Daylight, The Rocks of Korsan, The Iron Wolf, The Nightingale, How Long will you Live?, Back of the Moon, An Hundred Times, The Robin, and, Prince Meerzat Istvan and the Horse of Dust and Thunder. Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert & Jennifer Campbell. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Selected Stories Rudyard Kipling Macfarlane Illus 1929 [Hardcover], Rudyard Kipling
16 Rudyard Kipling Selected Stories Rudyard Kipling Macfarlane Illus 1929 [Hardcover]
Macmillan and Co. 1929-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
First Edition. Red Cloth Hardcover, 208 pages, 7 1/4" tall,Very Good. Lightly worn corners. Toe of spine worn. Inside clean and binding is tight. Frontispiece and seven other illustrations by J MacFarlane - A selection of stories and poetry including from "The Jungle Book", "The Day"s Work", "Wee Willie Winkie", "Many Inventions", "Life"s Handicap", "Plain Tales from the Hills", "The Seven Seas", "Depatmental Ditties" and "Barrack-room Ballads". Covers (red cloth, with black design on front board depicting man carrying load on head, accompanied by two wolves and bordered by two elephant heads and gilt title and design to spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Dracula: The Un-Dead, Stoker, Dacre; Holt, Ian
17 Stoker, Dacre; Holt, Ian Dracula: The Un-Dead
Dutton 2009-10-13 0525951296 / 9780525951292 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
First edition with full number line. Comes in protective mylar cover. This sequel to the original classic takes place twenty-five years after a band of heroes destroyed Dracula at his castle in Transylvania. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Nigger Heaven, Van Vechten, Carl
18 Van Vechten, Carl Nigger Heaven
Grosset & Dunlap 1928-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Good Missing Hardcover 
Book is askew. Corners bumped and rubbed to the board. Spine is tanned. Edge wear. Front hinge cracked. Pages lightly yellowed with a couple of small stains. Overall clean and binding is tight. No jacket. No other contemporary novel received the volume and intensity of criticism and curiosity that greeted "Nigger Heaven" upon its publication in 1926. Carl Van Vechten's novel generated a storm of controversy because of its scandalous title and fed an insatiable hunger on the part of the reading public for material relating to the black culture of Harlem's jazz clubs, cabarets, and social events. "The book and not the title is the thing", James Weldon Johnson insisted with regard to "Nigger Heaven", and the book is indeed a nuanced and vibrant portrait of "the great black walled city" of Harlem. Opening on a scene of tawdry sensationalism, "Nigger Heaven" shifts decisively to a world of black middle-class respectability, defined by intellectual values, professional ambition, and an acute consciousness of class and racial identity. Here is a Harlem where upper-class elites discuss art in well-appointed drawing rooms; rowdy and lascivious drunks spend long nights in jazz clubs and speakeasies; and, politically conscious young intellectuals drink coffee and debate "the race problem" in walk-up apartments. At the center of the story, two young people - a quiet, serious librarian and a volatile aspiring writer - struggle to love each other as their dreams are slowly suffocated by racism. This reissue is based on the fourteenth printing, which included songs and snatches of Blues sung by characters composed by Langston Hughes especially for the book. The reader will find, at the end of the book, a glossary of the unusual Negro words and phrases employed in this novel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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GREEN MANSIONS, W.H. HUDSON; Illustrator-Keith HENDERSON
19 W.H. HUDSON; Illustrator-Keith HENDERSON GREEN MANSIONS
Three Sirens Press 1933 Hardcover Collectible: Good Missing Hardcover 8vo Keith Henderson 
Contemporary full cloth with title in gilt on upper board.Gilt missing on front. Full gilt on top of page edges and satin ribbon book mark. Bottom of ribbon is worn off. Spine with 6 compartments of gilt tooled bands, gilt is missing., An uncut copy , Size : 8vo, Numerous plates and some text illustrations by Keith Henderson.Cover rubbed, corner and edge wear. Name plate and name written on front inside board. Pages yellowing on edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. W.H. Hudson was an Argentian-British author, naturalist and ornithologist. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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