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Maiwa's Revenge; Or The War Of The Little Hand

By: Haggard, H. Rider

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, England / New York, New York, Longmans, Green and Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010055

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


010055: No dustjacket is included. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Beautiful copy of a classic novel. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A historical novel of Renaissance Italy." Fourth volume in the Allan Quatermain Series. Boards are dark black cloth with embossed red lettering on front and spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owners' names that are neatly inscribed on both sides of front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Corners of boards and spine top are lightly rubbed. Contains 216 pages of text, followed by a... View more info

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Margaret

By: Haggard, H. Rider

Price: $67.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Longmans, Green and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010056

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


010056: No Dustjacket. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are dark green cloth with embossed gilt lettering on front and spine and two silver and black embossed figures of knights fighting on the front. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Corners of boards and spine top are lightly rubbed. Illustrations include tissue-protected frontispiece and 15 additional full-page drawings by John R. Skelton. Contains 354 pages of text, followed by a 16-page catalogue of other Longmans' published works of the time. This is a... View more info

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Ayesha: The Return Of She

By: Haggard, H. Rider

Price: $108.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1905

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010063

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


010063: No Dustjacket. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are dark red/maroon with embossed gilt lettering on the front and spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name, address and date, Ralph Jordan - 1914, on front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Illustrations include tissue-protected frontispiece and seven additional full-page illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen. This is the second book in the Ayesha series, originally serialized in the Windsor Magazine in 1904-1905. "Guided by a vision, an Engli... View more info

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Heart Of The World

By: Haggard, H. Rider

Price: $148.00

Publisher: London, England / New York, New York / Bombay, India, Longmans, Green and Company: 1896

Edition: First English Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010057

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


010057: No Dustjacket. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are dark blue cloth (dark on front and back but lightly faded on spine) with beveled edges and embossed gilt lettering on front and spine. Black endpapers. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright (except as noted above), tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has a prior owner's (Raymond J. Schweizer) bookplate neatly adhered to inside of front board. Illustrations include tissue-protected frontispiece and 14 additional full-page drawings by Amy Sawyer. Contains 347 pages of text, followed by a 24-... View more info

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Needful Things (The Last Castle Rock Story)

By: King, Stephen

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Press - The Penguin Group: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001794

ISBN: 0670839531

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


001794: First Printing (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Review: "With the "Last Castle Rock Story" King bids a magnificent farewell to the fictional Maine town where much of his previous work has been set. Of grand proportion, the novel ranks with King's best, in both plot and characterization. A new store, Needful Things, opens in town, and its proprietor, Leland Gaunt, offers seemingly unbeatable (read: Faustian) bargains to Castle Rock's troubled citizens. Among them are Polly Chalmers, lonely seamstress ... View more info

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The Outlaws Of Mesquite : A New Collection Of Frontier Stories

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1990

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003220

ISBN: 055305791X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003220: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Desert sand colored boards with maroon cloth binding and title lettering in bright gilt on the spine. "Now, in the first Louis L'Amour hardcover short fiction collection, here are eight vintage L'Amour stories of the frontier never before published in book form. The stories here in are alive with misdeeds of classic L'Amour frontier bad men - and the vitality and courage of the men and women who dared to challenge them. " If interested, I have several others in this series available.: Book Club Edition (BCE): 6 x 9.25 in.: ... View more info

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The Rustlers Of West Fork (A Hopalong Cassidy Novel)

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1991

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003221

ISBN: 0553073257

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003221: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Afterword by Beau L'Amour. "This crackling, classic frontier novel is as authentically detailed as it is action-packed and features one of the most fondly remembered fictional cowboys. In this first of four L'Amour Hopalong Cassidy novels, the quick-thinking and fast-shooting cowpuncher heads west to deliver a fortune in bank notes to his old friend, Dick Jordan. " If interested, I have several others in this series available. : 6 x 9.25 in.: 259 pages View more info

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The Sackett Companion (A Personal Guide To The Sackett Novels)

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003222

ISBN: 0553053051

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003222: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The Sackett Companion is the author's long-savored opportunity to present the research and probe the facts behind his Sackett fiction - novel by novel - and to elaborate on their real and fictional characters, their geography and locales, and their historical eras in encyclopedia-like detail. " Edges of pages have remainder mark and some small dark spots. If interested, I have several others in this series available. : 6 x 9.25 in.: 341 pages View more info

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Beyond The Great Snow Mountains

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1999

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003225

ISBN: 0553109634

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


003225: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Brings together for the first time ever in one collection ten magnificent stories long unavailable anywhere else - a collection sure to surprise and delight both old fans and new. " Dustjacket has a small wrinkle at top edge of spine. If interested, I have several others in this series available.: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 284 pages View more info

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Valley Of The Sun (Frontier Stories)

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003227

ISBN: 0553099620

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003227: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Valley of the Sun tells the stories of those American heroes whose lives have become the stuff of legend. From America's favorite storyteller come nine vintage stories of the frontier never before collected in a single volume and unavailable in any other form. Valley of the Sun captures the Old West as only Louis L'Amour can - a land both hard and beautiful, of limitless horizons and ever-present danger. " If interested, I have several others in this series available..: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 134 pages View more info

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Valley Of The Sun (Frontier Stories)

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003230

ISBN: 0553099620

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003230: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Valley of the Sun tells the stories of those American heroes whose lives have become the stuff of legend. From America's favorite storyteller come nine vintage stories of the frontier never before collected in a single volume and unavailable in any other form. Valley of the Sun captures the Old West as only Louis L'Amour can - a land both hard and beautiful, of limitless horizons and ever-present danger. " If interested, I have several others in this series available..: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 134 pages View more info

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What Of It?

By: Lardner, Ring W.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1925

Edition: First Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 012585

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


012585: No dustjacket is included. Is second issue, with pages 200-201 in correct order. This copy includes the added stories of 'The Young Immigrunts (sic)' and 'Symptoms Of Being 35'. Boards are dark black with gilt embossed lettering on front, and would be in Fine condition, except for a light edge bump along the top edge of the back board. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A collection of stories written in the funny and personal style of Ring Lardner, concerning travel, fairytales and personal life." If interested, ... View more info

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Gullible's Travels, Etc.

By: Lardner, Ring W.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1925

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012586

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


012586: No dustjacket is included. Boards are dark black with gilt embossed lettering on front. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes five stories: Carmen, Three Kings and a Pair, Gullible's Travels, The Water Cure, and Three Without, Doubled. According to the author, his story 'Gullible's Travels', "has to do with a trip to Palm Beach and was written in 1916. Readers who have never been to Palm Beach and who contemplate going there are warned not to base their budget on figures quoted in the story." If interested, ... View more info

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The Big Town : How I And The Mrs. Go To New York To See Life And Get Katie A Husband

By: Lardner, Ring W.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1925

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012587

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


012587: No dustjacket is included. Boards are dark black with gilt embossed lettering on front. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. According to the author, "this book deals with the adventures of a man and his wife and his sister-in-law who move to New York from a small middle western city. ... The contents of (this book) were written mostly in a furnished house in Greenwich, Connecticut, and the author wishes to thank the rats for staying out of the room while he worked." If interested, I have several other volumes of Ri... View more info

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When Knighthood Was In Flower : Marion Davies Edition

By: Major, Charles / Caskoden, Edwin

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 012360

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


012360: "Or, The Love Story Of Charles Brandon And Mary Tudor, The King's Sister, And Happening In The Reign Of His August Majesty King Henry The Eighth. Rewritten And Rendered Into Modern English From Sir Edwin Caskoden's Memoir. Profusely Illustrated With Scenes From The Photoplay A Cosmopolitan Production." Includes photograph frontispiece of "The Girl Queen Defends Her Honor" from a Cosmopolitan Picture. Book is "". Author also wrote "The Wages Of Virtue". No dustjacket included. Boards are dark Maroon/Red cloth with light Orange lettering and some fa... View more info

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Select Editions Reader's Digest Volume 4 2001

By: Marchese, Paula (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pleasantville, New York, The Reader's Digest Association: 2001

Store ID: 002513

Condition: Fine


002513: Includes: Peace Like a River (Leif Enger) * "P" Is for Peril (Sue Grafton * Summer Island (Kristin Hannah) * The Incumbent (Brian McGrory) . : 5.5 x 7.5 in.: 574 pages View more info

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The Making Of A Saint

By: Maugham, William Somerset

Price: $630.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, L. C. Page And Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 009961

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


009961: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. This is the author's second book. Lettering on spine is in (both) gilt for the title and black for author. Front board has green and gilt embossed picture of a knight with sword on horse approaching a castle. Beautiful copy of a classic novel. Copy has prior owner's name (B S Nogle) stamped in very small letters on several pages, including front flyleaf, list of illustrations page and inside of back board. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A historical novel of Renaissance Italy." Has 351 pages plus 8 pages of ads of... View more info

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Big Doc's Girl

By: Medearis, Mary

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006175

Condition: Good with no Dust Jacket


006175: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The story of her family life as a doctor's daughter in a small American town, herspecial ambition and the problems of her romance are things every girl will enjoy. " Ex-library copy has black library reinforcing tape along spine, worn corners, and labels pasted inside front cover and front flyleaf. Rest of pages are clean and unmarked.: Ex-Library: 5.25 x 7.5 in.: 271 pages View more info

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Diana Of The Crossways: Modern Library Edition Series

By: Meredith, George

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Boni And Liveright Publishers: 1910

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Store ID: 004547

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004547: No Jacket as Issued. Volume is undated; believe was published about 1910. Introduction by Arthur Symons. Boards are dark brown soft leather with bright gilt Modern Library and Boni-Liveright initials on front cover, gilt lettering and line design on spine. Front and backend papers are decorated with light blue/brown background with figures working. Pages are lightly browned and very slight wear along edges/corners of covers. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This work explores the emotional and financial problems of a talented woman novelist.: 4.25 x 6.5 in.: 365 pages View more info

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Memories: A Story Of German Love: Tales From Foreign Lands Series

By: Muller, Max (Author) / Upton, George P. (Translator)

Price: $67.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1902

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011178

Condition: Very Good


011178: There is an inscription on front flyleaf, "The 'family' wish you all a very pleasant journey." with no signature. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very light scuffing at top/bottom spine tips). Top edge of page block is gilt. Boards are dark Green with gilt pattern and lettering on front and spine. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 4.5 x 6.5 in.: 173 pages View more info

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Stories Of School And College Days: Young Folks Library Series

By: Munroe, Kirk (Editor) / Catherwood, Mary Hartwell (Editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Auxiliary Educational League: 1947

Edition: Fourth Edition

Store ID: 004960

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004960: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are pictorial gold with embossed black lettering, lines, and emblem. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Has full-color frontispiece of a boy and girl "Maggie Obeyed and Took the Open Book". There are many Black & White Sketches and several beautiful Color Plates throughout. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, I have several other titles in this series of books. This particular book includes: Early Struggles and Joys * Literary Vistas * The Cruise of the Dolphin * The Turning-Pint in Tom's... View more info

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Back Roads

By: O'Dell, Tawni

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking - Penguin Group: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007352

ISBN: 0670887609

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007352: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Funny and poignant, O'Dell's pitch-perfect characters capture the maddening confusion of adolesence and the prickly nature of family with unerring honesty.": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 338 pages View more info

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Sweet Dreams (The Art Of Bessie Pease Gutmann)

By: Prince, Pamela

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harmony Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition: Ninth Printing

Store ID: 007108

ISBN: 0517556723

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


007108: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Blue title embossed (on front board) and emblem of child and pet sleeping (on back board) . Has gift inscription in upper corner of front flyleaf; else would have classified book as in Fine condition. : 7.75 x 11 in.: 48 pages View more info

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Roads

By: Quinn, Seabury

Price: $230.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House Publishers: 1948

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011162

Condition: Fine in Good Dust Jacket


011162: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has several edge chips, is worn along the edges and spine and has a small hole in the back. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no markings or writing at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "'Roads' is the moving fantasy of Santa Claus based on an ancient Christian legend. To Seabury Quinn's fanciful account Virgil Finley has brought his singular talent as an artist. His illustrations admirably complement the immortal story of Santa Clau... View more info

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The Yearling In Beautiful Matching - Labeled Cloth Clamshell Box

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010194

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


010194: Book is contained in a beautiful, fine condition, matching labeled cloth clamshell box. Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is price clipped and has some edge cuts and a small edge chip. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Has scarce Scribner's "A" on copyright page. Boards are original decorated beige cloth, with front and spine lettering stamped in green and a green picture of a boy with his fawn on the front board and yellow endpapers. A classic nov... View more info