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Vacant Niche or Land of Gold

By: Bennett, C. E. (A.M) (Clarence E.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schenectady, NY, Robson and Adee: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30894


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some lioght bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The top spine end has a two inch long noticeably faded portion. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and notation on the front endpaper. "In the grim... View more info

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BUENAVISTA A Saga of Old Spain

By: Bew, Jack Shields

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 24662


Review Copy. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a laid-in review card and blurb page. The edges of the text block have some light toning. The dust ajcket his clean and bright but does have some light rubbing to the joints and two pinhole sized nicks to the front dust jacket spine joint. "In an historical setting, that of si... View more info

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Ruan

By: Bryher (pseudonym of Annie Winifred Ellerman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books, Inc.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34536


This is a Review Copy. This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a beginning hint of toning to the edges of the endpapers. The dust jacket has some noticeable toning to the spine and spine joints. "In this her latest magical evocation of the past, she takes the reader into sixth-century Britain, to Cornwall, the Scillys, Ireland, and Wales. Yo... View more info

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The Coin of Carthage

By: Bryher (pseudonym of Annie Winifred Ellerman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & World, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34550


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning ground-in dirt. "It was a familiar story. The armies plundered, the farmers died, merchants starved, nobody sowed the field. Bryher, acclaimed for her magical skill in recapturing past periods of crisis, has taken the confusion and hazards of the S... View more info

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The Fourteenth of October

By: Bryher (pseudonym of Annie Winifred Ellerman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1952

Edition: 1st US Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35604


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping ot the bottom spine of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some edge wear, small edge tears and a couple of small chips missing. The dust jacket has also been price clipped and there is some toning / darkening to the white portions of the dust jacket. "Like a Saxon companion p... View more info

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The Cruise of the Cachalot Round the World after Sperm Whales

By: Bullen, Frank T. (First Mate)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1899

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33994


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition. First American edition with 1899 on title page and "authorized edition" on the copyright page. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The top spine end has several beginning nicks and a bit of fraying to the top rear spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a former owner's i... View more info

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THE LINE OF LOVE

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25005


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition. Olive green cloth covered boards have gilt lettering to spine and front cover of book and cream / white decorations to both front cover and spine along with a small cameo pictorial pastedown on front cover. There are a couple of light wrinkles to the cloth on the front cover of book that appear to be a publishing error. The cameo has one small scratch and three beginning rubbed / nicked spots. The gilding on th... View more info

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Gallows Thief

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32498


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. Cover art on the dust jacket is illustrated by Chris Moore. "It is the end of the Napoleonic Wars, and England has just fought its last victorious battle against the French. As Rider Sandman and the other heroes of Waterloo begin to make their way back to England... View more info

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Rebel

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1993

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32499


Cover Art; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The top edge of the text block has some beginning toning. The dust jacket is clean and crisp with the exception of some light wear and beginning rolling to the bottom front edge by the flap joint. "Rebel is a dramatic story in the tradition of the... View more info

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The Musket and the Cross The Struggle of France and England for North America

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34066


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. All edges of the text block have some light to medium toning and spotting / foxing. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and nicking to the spine ends and corners along with a couple of small edge tears to the bottom spine ends. "...is a historical chronicle of coloni... View more info

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JANICE MEREDITH A Story of the American Revolution

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 26387


B&W Illustrations; Two Volume Set. Limited Edition. Both volumes are in Very Good+ condition and possibly issued without dust jackets. Volume two is in slightly better condition. Together, The books and their contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine of both volumes have some sunning / fading, while volume one has several small edge tears to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. The text is uncut and untrimmed. There is an inked former o... View more info

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Charity Girl

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1970

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32646


The dust jacket art is by Barbosa. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning toning to the endpapers and the edges of the text block. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge tears, nicks and some wrinkling to the spine ends. The dust jacket illustration is by Barbosa. "My aunt said in future I should be called Charity, -sai... View more info

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A Civil Contract

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35133


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a bit of beginning rubbing and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The front cover has a small spots of discoloration. The spine has some beginning fading. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some light, generalized toning. "Adam Deveril, a hero of Salamanca, returns from the Peninsula... View more info

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Pistols For Two And Other Stories

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36725


This book is in Very Good- condition and has a Good dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there are spots of foxing throughout. All edges of the text block have some foxing, especially the top edge. The front endpaper has been excised a bit roughly. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing edge nicks, tears ... View more info

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Frederica

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, The Bodley Head: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36912


This is a reading copy. The book is in Very Good + condition and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. There is a light slant to the spine of the book from reading and some bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has edge wear, edge tears, small chips missing and i... View more info

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The Death Of Attila

By: Holland, Cecelia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32643


This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning fading to the bottom spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers (both front and rear) have some beginning toning / foxing. The dust jacket is clean and bright but does have several small edge nicks and chips, especially to the spine ends and corners. "Set in the fift... View more info

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Pillar Of The Sky

By: Holland, Cecelia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32644


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. (there is a bare hint of rubbing to the top rear spine joint of the dust jacket. "We are among the People: a tribe whose tenuous balance of peacefulnes and strife is deeply trheatend by Ladon, the chief - his is dangerously determined to undermine an age-old custom by insuring tha... View more info

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A Maid Of '76

By: Knipe, Emilie Benson and Alden Arthur Knipe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36085


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are several spots of fading or discoloration to the front and rear covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There are spots of foxing on all there edges of the text block. View more info

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Fair Blows the Wind

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32836


This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a rectangular patch of glue residue from a previous owner's name plate on the front pastedown page - well hidden by the dust jacket flap. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "As a child Tatton Chantry lived on the wild rugged seacoast of Ireland. But his happy childhood was not to last;... View more info

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Laughter Out of the Ground A Novel in Cadence

By: Lampson, Robin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29444


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light ground-in dirt to the covers of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jackat has edge wear, several small edge nicks and tears and some beginning rubbing. "Robin Lampson was born in 1900, in a mining camp in Calaveras County, California, a grandson of one of the original Forty-niners... View more info