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ACTION AT AQUILA

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart: 1938

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 6364


Red cloth boards. Black lettering on spine which is a bit sun faded. Some open edge wear. Inside covers badly darkened due to glue from bindery. Text is quite clean and tight. ; 8vo; 369 pages View more info

THE PERFECT TRIBUTE

By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Seller ID: 19751


Good plus condition. Light brown covers/drk brown spine/ lettering. Small illustration of Lincoln on front. Free front endpaper missing. Inked gifted ownership. Frontipiece still intact with protective page. Text is quite clean/tight. Some pages have edges missing but does not interfere with script. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 43/4x71/2; 47 pages View more info

FIRST AMONG EQUALS

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Linden Press/Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 11280


Gray/blk boards/pink lettering. Some usage showing HOWEVER there is water staining on rear board. Text still clean/tight. DJ has one inch square price sticker damage on lower spine.. Pale water staining on rear DJ. ; 8vo; 345 pages View more info

FANNY KEMBLE A PASSIONATE VICTORIAN

By: Armstrong, M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 12168


Nice deep red boards/gld lettering/details. Minor usage showing. Text is clean/tight. Nicely illustrated endpapers. ; Large 8vo; 387 pages View more info

BETTY ALDEN OLD COLONY STORIES The First-Born Daughter of the Pilgrims

By: Austin, J. G.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin: 1919

Seller ID: 9722


No edition/printing given. Title page has red/blk lettering. Green boards/gld lettering/details. Minor usage showing. Mapped endpapers show property of school district. Etched frontispiece missing tissueguard. Weak front hinge/shelf shaken. Text is quite clean. ; Small 8vo; 384 pages View more info

EBEN HOLDEN - A TALE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 7093


Selling 'AS IS'. 200, 000th printing. Green marbled paper/red leather covers. Gold lettering on spine. About 2 inches of front edge has been mouse nibbled. All outer edge wear. Covers are almost separated and text is quite loose but not falling apart. Some minor page staining, etc. Look past cover conditions for a still readable early edition. Photo available upon request as we did not furnish the one if you are seeing one. ; Look past the cover conditions for a still re... View more info

A FAREWELL TO FRANCE

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Avon: 1984

Edition: no edition given

Seller ID: 25631


Good plus condition. Creased spine with handled covers. Text is still quite clean'tight with light normal page browning showing. Photoof front cover available upon request. ", , , Love was their triumph in a world swept by war...: . Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. ; 818 pages View more info

WAR BRIDES

By: Battle, Lois

Price: $5.00

Publisher: St. Martin's: 1982

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 13515


Hardly any usage showing on covers. Text or DJ. ; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

HOTEL BERLIN '43

By: Baum. Vicki

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13976


No edition/printing given. Red covers/old gold lettering on spine. Text is clean/tight. However there is a slight musty scent and there are bookworm holes along some page edges. ; 8vo; 250 pages View more info

THE BLACK TOWER

By: Bayard, Louis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23694


Near fine condition with only minor usage showing. Black/red covers/crisp gold lettering. Text is clean/tight. B/w map of Paris on endpapers. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 352 pages View more info

THE QUEEN'S JEST A Romance of the Time of Louis XVI

By: Bell, Sallie Lee

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Zondervan: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9843


Drk brwn boards/gld lettering/details. Minor usage showing. Text is clean/tight. Illustrated DJ still nice with some edge wear. ; Small 8vo; 214 pages View more info

ALONG THE TRACKS

By: Bergman, Tamar (Author) Swirsky, Michael (translated From Hebrew by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1991

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 5508


039-553288 As new condition with ecru paper over cardboard boards and brown cloth spine. Gold lettering on spine. DJ also as new with art by Robert Wisniewski. This story won the Ze'ev Prize of the Ministry of Education in Israel and is on the list for recommended reading for children in that country. Story of Yankele and his family who flee Nazi-occupied Poland and begin their life as refu gees. Yankele and his family become separated and he begins his life as a street ... View more info

LAND I HAVE CHOSEN

By: Berlin, Ellin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Blakiston Company: 1944

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6585


Red cloth boards/gold lettering. Minor edge wear. Inked ownership. 1/2 of DJ spine is missing. Rest of DJ has nicked/chipped edges. ; 8vo; 341 pages View more info

CHILDREN OF THE PEARL

By: Bezine, Ching Tun

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet: 1991

Seller ID: 18042


Light normal usage showing. Text is clean/tight with light normal page browning. Slight musty scent. ; 399 pages View more info

LORNA DOONE-A ROMANCE OF EXMOOR

By: Blackmore, R. D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hurst: 1907

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 22493


Very good condition with light normal usage showing. Slight musty scent. Green covers/white lettering. The 2x7 paper paste-up on front cover still quite nice considering age. Shows profile of a young red headed woman with a green dress/large white collar. Also large green hat. White lettering on spine is gone leaving just the blind stamped lettering. Text is quite clean/tight. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Small 8vo ... View more info

CROSSTALK

By: Bloodworth, Dennis

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1978

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 23035


Very good condition with light usage showing. Green/white covers/silver lettering. Text is clean/tight. DJ is silver/blk lettering/red/black illustrations. Some normal edge wear/tear/nicks. Recently repaired one inch DJ tear at spine. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

SURVIVAL

By: Bottome, Phyllis

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1943

Seller ID: 13774


Red covers. Light edge rubbing. Text is clean/tight. No edition/printing given. ; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

BEACH RED

By: Bowman, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: 1945

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 17606


Pale green covers with red flag banner/gold lettering. Normal wear showing. Some sun fading of covers. Text is clean/tight with normal page browning. BOMC leaflet glued to inside rear cover. Narrative of a soldiers experiences in the Pacific during the war. ; 8vo; 122 pages View more info

GENERATION WITHOUT FAREWELL

By: Boyle, Kay

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Knopf/Borzoi: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 22541


Good plus condition with light usage showing. Slight musty scent. Usual library/discard markings showing. Text is clean/tight. Red/green covers/blk lettering. Old scotch tape marks on covers where dust jacket was attached. Free rear endpaper missing. Probably taken out by library. DJ has only a few small edge nicks/tears. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages View more info

FOLLY

By: Brady, Maureen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Crossing Press: 1982

Seller ID: 18264


Light normal usage showing. Text is clean/tight very slight musty scent. Sterotype of women as victims is broken when they expand their lives and personal visions. ; Crossing Press Feminist Series; 51/2x81/2; 197 pages View more info