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Le Roman D'un Brave Homme (the Story Of An Honest Man)

By: About, Edmond (Edmond François Valentin About)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librarie Hachette Et Cie: 1906

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A34757

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is entirely in FRENCH. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The decorated covers have gilt, black and red embossing. The gilding has dulled a bit, especially on the spine. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper used." Edmond François Valentin About (14 February 1828 – 16 January 18... View more info

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A Death In The Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, McDowell, Obolensky: 1957

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: A35254

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Fourth Printing. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The spine ends of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The bottom edge of the spine has a bit of fading. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some edge wear and rubbing, along with several small edge tears with accompanying wrinkling, especially to the spine ends. "During his lifetime, Agee enjoyed only modest public recognition. Since his death, his lit... View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1899

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35928

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's gift notation on the front endpaper. "James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose w... View more info

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Booth And The Spirit Of Lincoln A Story of a Living Dead Man

By: Babcock, Bernie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36047

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "After reading a story in Ladies' Home Journal about the love affair of Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge, Babcock corresponded with the Illinois Historical Society and many persons who had known Lincoln personally. She became one of the country... View more info

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Wee Macgregor

By: Bell, J. J. (John Joy Bell)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Federal Book Company: 1903

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: A37264

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The silver decoration on the spine has noticeable rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "John Joy Bell (7 June 1871 – 14 November 1934) , known professionally as J. J. Bell, was a jour... View more info

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The Sisters

By: Booth, Pat

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36609

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ 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. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has some light fading to the spine, but is in otherwise clean, bright condition. "Pat Booth... View more info

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Fool's Goal

By: Bower, B. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35775

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spne ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright, though there is some light generalized toning. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of scratches to the spine. The spine also has noticeable toning and darkening. "Bertha Muzzy ... View more info

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DEVIL TAKE ALL

By: Caidin, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25358

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ condition dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light spotting / wear to the edges of the text block. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some lightish but noticeable rubbing to the black dust jacket cover. The top rear edge of the dust jacket has one small semi-closed edge tear. "A study in embittered genius, Devil Take All dramatizes a... View more info

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One Of Ours

By: Cather, Willa (Wilella Sibert Cather)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1922

Edition: 1st Trade Edition

Seller ID: A36141

Condition: Very Good


First Trade Edition (following a Limited Edition) (listed as Second Printing, September 1922). This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the 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 is a very light slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a patch of foxing to the front endpaper. "Through the 191... View more info

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Nina

By: Clarke, Donald Henderson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33016

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good only condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The book covers have a bit of ground-in dirt and a couple of sports of discoloration. The text pages are clean, but very noticeably toned and darkened due to the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket has several chips missing, and cracking and rubbing to the flap joints. "Donald Henderson Clarke (1887-1958) was an American writer... View more info

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Suspense The Concord Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad

By: Conrad, Joseph (Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1926

Seller ID: A34177

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Part of the Concord Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- to Near Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, with a several small to smallish edge tears, wrinkles and a line of noticeable rubbing to the sp... View more info

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Sharpe's Prey

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: 1st Trade Edition (UK); 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32497

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine copy of the book in a Fine dust jacket. There is some very beginning toning to the edges of the text block, otherwise the book is in fine, bright, crisp condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This is the 18th Richard Sharpe novel. "It is 1807 and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, newly returned to England, now wants to leave the army. One last job is offered to him. Go to Copenhagen, help the Honourable John Lavisser deliver a bribe and so stop a war. I... View more info

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Tales Of Our Coast

By: Crockett, S. R. , Harold Frederic, Gilbert Parker, W. Clark Russell, and, Q

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, International Association of Newspapers & Authors: 1901

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37155

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The covers have some bumping and rubbing. There is some color loss to spots of the cover, and the rear cover has some color loss and water spotting. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are the short stories: The Smugglers of the Clone, There is Sorrow on the Sea, The Path of Murtogh, The Roll-Call of the Reef, and, That There Mason "Samuel Rutherford Crockett (24 September 1859 – 16 April 1... View more info

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Paul And Virginia

By: De St. Pierre, Bernardin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell Co.: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35120

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; C.1910. This book is in Very Good condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. This book has front and rear covers have faul wood covers, gilt lettering and decoration and a small rectangular pictorial pastedown of a sylvan scene, featuring happy cows. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name card (c.1910) taped on the front endpa... View more info

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TONY

By: Dennis, Patrick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 20611

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; Spine ends & corners of book cover have extremely light bumping & rubbing. Dark orange paper covered boards have a black paper spine with orange and purple lettering. Text pages are clean & bright. Endpapers are a solid black color. Top edge of text block is stained a light maroon color (done by the publisher). Spine ends & corners of dust jacket have a bit of very light bumping & rubbing. Top spine end of dust jacket has some beginning edge wear, nicki... View more info

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The Clansman An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

By: Dixon, Jr. , Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, A. Wessels Company: 1907

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32734

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine of the book has noticeable fading / sunning. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a small tear to the top front inner hinge. "Thomas Frederick Dixon Jr. (January 11, 1864 – April 3, 1946) was a Southern Baptist minister, playwr... View more info

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The White Company

By: Doyle, A. Conan (Arthur) (Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Laird & Lee, Publishers: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36746

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but there is noticeable toning due to the acid content of the paper used. There are inked previous owner's names on the front pastedown page and front endpaper. "The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Cona... View more info

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The Camel Hunt: A Narrative of Personal Adventure

By: Fabens, J. W. (Joseph Warren)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, George P. Putnam & Co.: 1853

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: A35410

Condition: Very Good


This book is a fictional account / humorous take on Jefferson Davis's plans to bring Camels to the American West to be used as an easier form of transportation. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without 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 edge wear, rubbing and chips missing along with some fraying. The bottom front corner of the book cover is mi... View more info

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The Honourable Mr. Tawnish

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown, and Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32941

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and very beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. This book is illustrated with 4 full color illustrations by Charles E. Brock. "Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 – 9 August 1952) was a British writer since 1907 until his d... View more info

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Judgment Day

By: Farrell, James T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, World Publishing Company / Tower Books: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36742

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- 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. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket has several small edge tears and nicks, along with a coupel of smallish edge chips." Judgment Day is the most overtly political of the Studs Lonigan... View more info