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SEEING FRANCE WITH UNCLE JOHN

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: THE CENTURY CO: 1906-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-934

Condition: Collectible: Good


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. View more info

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THE THREE MUSKETEERS

By: Alexandre Dumas; Translator-Richard Pevear

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2006

Seller ID: unit43-5

ISBN: 0739479806

Condition: Used: Very Good


Very Good condition. Light wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Dumas Alexandre translated From The French with An Introduction by Richard Pevear View more info

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Tete-Blanche

By: BLAIS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CAPE: 1961-01-01

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3-4-1502

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 passag... View more info

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Dr Lavendar's People Margaret Deland 1903 First Edition

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001184

Condition: Used: Good


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... View more info

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Fiddler's Green

By: Ernest K. Gann

Price: $18.00

Publisher: William Sloane Associates: 1950-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-73

ISBN: 1199999903

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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; Brun... View more info

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The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine [Hardcover]

By: Frank R. Stockton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alppeton- Century- Crofts, Inc.: 1933-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 visi... View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among The Lowly, Vol 1

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Donohue, Henneberry & Company: 1899-01-01

Seller ID: 14-2-27

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


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. P... View more info

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Conrad's Magic Flight Level 5

By: Hazel Gertrude Kinscella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln: The University Publishing Company, 1939: 1939-01-01

Seller ID: 3-5-921

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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. View more info

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The Pioneers; or, the sources of The Susquehanna

By: J. Fenimore Cooper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1889-01-01

Seller ID: c16-1-239

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Green colored cloth hardcover with pastedown cover of Native American in a canoe. Cloth is worn, sun faded and has deterioration. Corners bent. Pastedown is rubbed and chipped. Foxing on endpapers and fingerprints on inside pages. Book askewThe first of the five Leatherstocking Tales, The Pioneers is perhaps the most realistic and beautiful of the series. Drawing on his own experiences, Cooper brilliantly describes Frontier life, providing a fascinating backdrop to the r... View more info

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The Wayward Bus (1947 FIRST EDITION)

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1947-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-947

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


"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 Gwyn... View more info

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The Ways of Love. Eleven Romances of Medieval France

By: Norma Lorre Goodrich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1964-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-3-901

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Dog of Flanders: A Christmas Story

By: OUIDA (LOUISA DE LA RAME)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 3-3-1426

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 Dod... View more info

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The Unbroken Web: Stories and Fables

By: Richard Adams; Yvonne Gilbert [Illustrator]; Jennifer Campbell [Illustrator];

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1988-12-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1510

ISBN: 0517542315

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 B... View more info

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Dracula: The Un-Dead

By: Stoker, Dacre; Holt, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2009-10-13

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-4-1507

ISBN: 0525951296

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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. View more info

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Nigger Heaven

By: Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: 4-3-1402

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 ... View more info

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GREEN MANSIONS

By: W.H. HUDSON; Illustrator-Keith HENDERSON

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Three Sirens Press: 1933

Seller ID: 3-2-909

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 t... View more info