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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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WONDERLAND STORIES FROM ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE WONDER BOOK, SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON, ROBINSON CRUSOE, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS SIMPLIFIED BY ELIZABETH LEWIS

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: JB Lippincott: 1917-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-143

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Cover has small stains, corner wear, and wear on heel and toe of spine. Crease on front board. Previous school ower's name on fep. Pages yellowed near color plates. Some fingerprints but overall inner pages are clean. Foxing on endpapers.Into this volume of Wonderland Stories have been gathered some of the gems of child literature. The first six are taken from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. Pandora's Box is one of the old classics transformed by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The other stories are taken from tales like Swiss Family Robinson and Gulliver's Travel... View more info

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The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Seller ID: 3-2-918

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Published august 1924, first edition fourth printing. Corners bumped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. After decades in Europe Ella Poore, age 50, returns to Maple Valley, Iowa, as the Countess Nattatorrini, leaving a dead husband and assorted playboy-gigolos in Paris and Rome. It's now the turn-of-the-20thC and she wants to see once again her spinster sister Lou and the terrain where she grew up. But nothing has changed and it's just as boring as ever in Philistia. Her sissy frets about her use of lipstick and cigarettes. Wors... View more info

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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (The Globe Edition). Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by R. Morris, with a Memoir by John W. Hales

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1909-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1724

Condition: Collectible: Good


Green cloth cover with gilt border and lettering. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Pages yellowed. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight. Deckled page edges.Opens with a biography of Edmund Spenser. Also, contains the books of the Fairy Queen and more with an index to the first lines. View more info

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PENROD - FIRST THUS ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON GRANT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1914-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: c17-4-9

Condition: Collectible: Good


Green cloth cover with black lettering.Previous owner's name written on inside front board.Frontis of Wesley Barry as Penrod. 11 black and white illustrations. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass - Photoplay Edition

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1920-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-142

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Pastedown picture on the cover of Alice and the white rabbit.Cover has cloth deterioration from insects. Edge and corner wear. Spine pulled and split at the top. Small stains on outside page edges and around the plates. Previous owner's name on fep. Overall inside pages are clean with a few fingerprints. Binding is tight.Photoplay Edition with black and white pictures. View more info

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If Winter Comes [Hardcover] by hutchinson, a

By: A.S.M. Hutchinson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and company: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 716

Condition: Used: Very Good


1922, fourth impression, Green Cloth Hardcover, 415 pages plus ads, 8 3/4" tall. Very Good. Slight edgewear. Name on endpaper. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. When the story opens, Mark Sabre is thirty four years of age and has been married eight years. He is a whimsical, loveable idealist, bound to be misunderstood and most of all by his wife Mabel, who is practical, conventional, without humor or imagination, and a snob. View more info

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Molly Make-Believe

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell; Illustrated By Walter Tittle; Black & White Plates [Illustrator]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1915-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-146

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Front board is bent, Tanned edges and spine. Inscription on endpaper. Tanning on pages opposite plates. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book askew.Recovering from a long illness, Boston businessman Carl Stanton is unable to accompany his fiancee Cornelia on a mid-winter trip to warm and sunny Jacksonville. Lonely, bored, and disappointed in Cornelia's lack of affection, Carl decides to answer an advertisement from the Serial Letter Company, which promises real letters, delivering comfort and entertainment, from imaginary persons. Carl signs up for their love letter program, thi... View more info

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Hand Tools

By: Aldren A. Watson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lyons and Burford Publishers: 1993-02

Seller ID: unit43-20

ISBN: 1558212248

Condition: Used: Like New


400 Illustrations by author. Previous owner's name on first page with date. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. "Reading HAND TOOLS is like having a chat with an old master.".FINE WOODWORKING MAGAZINE. 416 pages of classic, authoritative, and beautifully illustrated guides to hand wooodworking tools that will enhance the pleasure of all woodworking enthusiasts in the tools of their craft. . .Virtually all hand woodworking tools are covered here, including: planes, chisels, ha nd drills, levels, saws, spokeshaves, rules and many more. View more info

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The Divine Comedy

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1947-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1720

Condition: Used: Very Good


No dust jacket. Illustrated by Umberto Romano. Color plates. Corners bumped. Spine darkened. Light yellowing on outside page edges.The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia is a poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. On the surface, the poem describ... View more info

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Handicrafts of New England Signed First Ed Illustrate [Hardcover]

By: Allen H Eaton

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1949-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 232

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author Allen H. Eaton, 1949, stated first edition, 375 pages, 9 1/2" tall, Black cloth with gilt titles and decorated endpapers. Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped, and torn. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.4 color plates and 128 black and white photographs of craftspeople at work, and of their products. Allen H. Eaton was a famous advocate for American crafts in mid century. This classic illustrated compendium includes chapters on the history of crafts in New England and of the handicraft and arts and crafts movements in A... View more info

The Texas bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1986-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1814

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Used: Like New


Like new. Already a classic among lovers of Texas wildflowers, The Texas Bluebonnet has been expanded to include even more information on how to grow bluebonnets in your home garden. A useful bibliography of other wildflower publications has also been added for true wildflower enthusiasts. Of course, The Texas Bluebonnet still contains all the elements that have made it so popular both for owning and for gift giving, lore and legend about bluebonnets and their place in Texas history and culture, driving tours to the best display areas, botanical information, gorgeous full color photographs, an... View more info

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Australian Adventure Anne Clark Ambassador Wife Signed [Hardcover]

By: Anne Clark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1969-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 241

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by author. Book inscribed to Punnie and Gibb Denman. He donated classic art to the San Antonio museum and land to the city of San Antonio. DJ is rubbed and chipped. Pages clean. Binding is tight.From August 1965 to February 1968, during his period of service in Australia, Ambassador Edward Clark traveled in that country as no other American and probably few Australians ever have. His wife wrote of her observations and impressions to friends and family in the United States. View more info

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ORLANDO FURIOSO di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto Ricorretto et di Nuove Figure Adornato

By: Ariosto M. Lodovico

Price: $3,800.00

Publisher: Venetia Vencenzo Valgrifi: 1556

Seller ID: c15-1-43

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Written in Italian. Vellum binding with laces showing along spine. Corners and edges worn and bumped. Some small holes and burn marks in the vellum. Outside pages stained in blue. Light foxing on endpapers and small holes worn through front board paper where laces have worn through. Note with previous owner's name, written in brown ink on back of first endpaper. Some stains and fingerprints but overall a clean edition. Book appears to have had some professional restoration with new tissue guard between frontis of author and title page. Title page illustration was precisely cut and glued to a ... View more info

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In St Jurgen Storm 1904 German Language Study

By: Beckmann, J H

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ginn and Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 001214

Condition: Very Good


Ginn & Co. 1904 Hard Cover Good 12mo-over 6�"-7�" tall. Red cloth hardcover. This antique volume is a reprint of Storm"s classic German-language work, annotated by Beckmann for the English-speaking student of German. Includes an extensive dictionary of vocabulary from the story. Very Good. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. View more info

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Simple Notions de Francais Bercy French Primer

By: Bercy, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William R. Jekins Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 000040

Condition: Good


1st/No Additional Printings indicated. Very hard to find. 105 pages: illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Half cloth, pictorial boards. Corners worn, bumped and split to boards. Title page corner is bent and torn. Hinge cracked in center. Pencil checks and a couple of notes in the book. Edges rubbed. Binding strong/tight, inside very good except as noted. Donnees Au Moyen De Nombreuses Illustrations chansons et Rondes. 12 songs w/words & music. View more info

Henrik Ibsen, a critical study: With a 42 page essay on Bjornstjerne Bjornson

By: Brandes, Georg Morris Cohen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: B. Blom: 1964-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1960

Condition: Used: Very Good


Book slightly askew. Light tanning on endpaper edges. Previous owner's name on fep. Paper clip and mark from it on last pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A critical analysis of the works of the Norwegian poet, Henrik Ibsen. View more info

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The Necromancer's House SIGNED

By: Buehlman, Christopher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ace Hardcover: 2013-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-2-1404

ISBN: 0425256650

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.One of uncommon horrors hiding behind the walls of the house next door, You think you got away with something, don't you. But your time has run out. We know where you are. And we are coming. The man on the screen says this in Russian. The man smiles, but it's not a pleasant smile. The image freezes. The celluloid burns exactly where his mouth is, burns in the nearly flat U of his smile. His eyes burn, too. The man fades, leaving the burning smiley face smoldering on the screen. Oh Christ, Andrew says. The ... View more info

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A Bride on the Old Chisholm Trail in 1886

By: Bunton, Mary Taylor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Naylor Company: 1939-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-3-906

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Pages tanning with light foxing on page edges. Frontis of Mary Taylor Bunton with blind stamp signature. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Black and white line drawings. 77 pages.The author accompanied her husband on an 1884 cattle drive from their ranch near Sweetwater, Texas, up through Indian Territory to Coolidge, Kansas. A brief, but classic, memoir of the Chisholm Trail. View more info

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Death in the Dark Continent

By: Capstick, Peter H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1983-05-15

Seller ID: 3-5-928

ISBN: 0312186150

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket is heavily chipped. 3 1/2" tears. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is the third in the classic series of real-life action by big game hunter Capstick. In the Dark Continent where the hunter is often the hunted, he relates the crossing of man and beast with wit, detail, and style. Earlier titles in the series include: Death in the Long Grass and Death in the Silent Places. View more info