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Anderson's Fairy Tales

By: Anderson, Hans Christian

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Airmont Publishing, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 19028

Condition: Very Good


4" x 7". Private collection. Paper darkened with age, but book has not been read. Old book in excellent condition. Pages secure. 192 pages. Shelf wear consists of a nick to the back cover near the spine, and discoloration from light. "Complete and Unabridged", and also, I might add, not yet politically correct (i.E. not spoiled by censorship). Our book number 19028. View more info

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To Cut A Long Story Short

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper Audio: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19034

ISBN: 0-694-52483-2

Condition: Good


4.5" x 7". Some slight shelf wear to the slip-cover. 4 audio casette tapes in very good condition. Unabridged. Performed by Bill Wallace. Our book number 19034. View more info

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Tubber Derg; or, The Red Well, Party Fight and Funeral, Dandy Kehoe's Christening, and Other Irish Tales

By: Carleton, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, James Duffy & Sons, 15 Wellington Quay and 1 Paternoster Row, London: 1910

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19341

Condition: Good


6" x 4", 256 pages. Green cloth on boards, Gold title and embossed harp on front cover, pocket size volume. Clean text, Some wear to edges and corners. Inscription between friends on front facing endpaper, May of 1913. Six stories: Tubber Derg, Party Fight and Funeral, Dandy Kehoe's Christening, Talbot and Gaynor- The Irish Pipers, Frank FInnegan- The foster Brother, The Three Wishes. Our book number 19341. View more info

The Anastasia Syndrome and Other Stories

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New york, printed and bound by The Maple-Vail Book Manufacturing Group, Pine Camp Drive, Binghamton, N.Y. 13902, U.S.A.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19321

Condition: Fair


Ex-library, book has been wet. name of previous owner as well as library stamps. Red and grey boards with gold printing on spine, water spot on front cover. wear to corners. Aside from the water wrinkles, Text is clean as a whistle. 214 pages. View more info

Aliens Among Us

By: Dann, Jack, and Dozois, Gardner , Editors

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A.: Ace Books, published by the Berlley Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Putnam Inc., 375 Hudson Street, New York, New York, 10014: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 737

ISBN: 044100704X

Condition: Very Good


very tight and clean, wrinkle on back cover. Nice used book. Ace mass market edition, June 2000, "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1." The Other Celia, by Theodore Sturgeon; Residuals, by Paul J. McAuley & Kim Newman; Eight O'Clock In The Morning, by Ray Nelson; Expendable, by Philip K. Dick; The Reality Trip, by Robert Silverberg; Decency, by Robert Reed; The Mindworm, by C.M. Kornbluth; Popeye And Pops Watch The Evening World Report, by Eliot Fintushel; The Autopsy, by Micha... View more info

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The Green Man, Tales from the Mythic Forest

By: Datlow, Ellen and Windling, Terri editors

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., VIKING, Published by the Penguin Group, Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers: 2002

Edition: first

Seller ID: 19525

ISBN: 0670035262

Condition: Good


Book and dust jacket in excellent condition. Manufacturer's flaw on title page - paper crumpled and block cut like that. Text clear of any markings. Distinct odor of cigarettes inside. Paper slightly aged around the edges. Stories and accompanying Poetry by M.Shayne Bell, Emma Bull, Michael Cadnum, Charles deLint, Carolyn Dunn, Carol Emshwiller, Jeffrey Ford, Neil Gaiman, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Kathe Koja, Tanith Lee, Bill Lewis, Gregory McGuire, Patricia A. McKillip, Deli... View more info

Short Stories of De Maupassant

By: De Maupassant

Price: $12.00

Publisher: De Luxe Editions Club, Garden City, New York: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22205

Condition: Very Good


Crack at hinge of title page. Paper dark from age. Binding tight. Pages darkened. Text very clean. Book unused. Private collection. Discoloration around the edges of the cover. Minor shelf wear. No publication date mentioned. This is a book from the family library, publication date is from the process of deduction and may be approximate. Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant: Ball-of-Fat, The Necklace, The Piece of String, The Story of a Farm Girl, In the Moonlight, Madame ... View more info

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Isaac Azimov's Mother's Day

By: Dozios, Gardner and Williams, Sheila editors

Price: $3.00

Publisher: USA, Ace Books, New York: 2000

Edition: Ace Edition, April 2000

Seller ID: 19049

ISBN: 044100721X

Condition: Very Good


6.75" x 4". 240 pages. Clean copy, large sale sticker on front cover. Unread. Stories by Connie Willis, Tanith Lee, Kristine Katherine Rusch and other acclaimed science fiction writers; Mike Resnick, Susan Shwartz, James Patrick Kelly, Melanie Tem, Megan Lindholm, Susan Casper and M. Shayne Bell. Our book number 19049. View more info

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Isaac Asimov's Utopias

By: dozois, Gardener and Williams, Sheila Editors

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ace Science Fiction, Ace Books, New York: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 35

ISBN: 0441007848

Condition: Very Good


Collection of stories from Asimov's magazine, including authors Ursula K. Le Guin, Bruce Sterling, Mike Resnick, and others. 278 pages. Crease on spine, otherwise looks to be a new book. View more info

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English Country House Murders

By: Godfrey, Thomas, editor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Mysterious Pr: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21015

ISBN: 0892963557

Condition: As New


Book like new, very small tear to dust jacket at the top of the front cover. minor shelf wear. First Printing, December 1988. View more info

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Northern Stars: The Anthology of Canadian Science Fiction

By: Hartwell, David G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Tor Books, Tom Doherty Association Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 776

ISBN: 0312857470

Condition: Very Good


ex-library. no signs of use, besides library stamps, a beautiful book, with a clean dust cover, protected in plastic. First edition, "0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1." 383 pages. View more info

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A Wonder Book

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Introduction by Alice H. Hogan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Airmont Publishing Co., Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 21232

Condition: Very Good


4.25" x 7". 160 pages. Six stories from Mythology connected by the presentation and adapted. Complete and Unabridged. Book unread, some light shelf wear, pages aged. Text unmarked, covers clean, pages secure. Our book number 21232. View more info

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Twice Told Tales

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Introduction by Francis R. Gemme

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Airmont Publishing Co., Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 21231

Condition: Good


4.25" x 7". 288 pages. Airmont Classics Series Number CL66. Crease down the center of the spine. All pages secure, no marks in text. Paper aged, covers clean and unmarked. Private collection, purchased as part of a very large set in 1965. Our book number 21231. View more info

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Stories of Three Decades

By: Mann, Thomas; translated by Lowe-Porter, H.T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1936

Edition: 17th

Seller ID: 22219

Condition: Good


8.5" x 6" x 2", 567 pages. Withdrawn from the library. Clean text, a few library stamps, sticker, pocket in back. Some wear to corners. BORZOI series. 24 Stories in chronological order from 1897 to 1929. Preface to the 1936 publication by Thomas Mann. Our book number 22219. View more info

The O'Hara generation

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House, New york: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22600

Condition: Good


Ex-library. very little shelf wear. Pages clean, spine tight. Introduction by Albert Erskine. Selections from 1935 through 1967. View more info

The Pocket Book Of O.Henry Stories

By: O.Henry, edited by Hanson, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A Washington Square Press Book, Washington Square Press, Inc., 630 Fifty Avenue, New York, 20, N.Y.: 1963

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 165

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library with stickers and stamps. 12th printing, March 1963. Stories from'The Four Million', 'Heart of The West', 'Roads of Destiny', 'Cabbages and Kings', 'Sixes and Ssevens', 'Whirlgigs', 'The voice of the City', 'The Trimmed Lamp', 'Strictly Business'. 238 pages. View more info

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Selected Stories and Poems

By: Poe, Edgar Allen

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Airmont Books, 22 East 60th Street, New York, 22: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22802

Condition: Good


Airmont Classic from a series, CL8. Book Discolored and yellowed, cover still attached.small chunk out of back cover st the bottom. "Creative, sensitive, mercurial--if these words describe the elements of true genius, then Edgar Allen Poe was its tortured personification." 253 pages. View more info

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Hunting With 'The Fox'

By: Toulouse-Lautrec, H. De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bruno Cassirer and Pazifsche Presse. Distributed by Faber & Faber, London: 1948

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 3043

Condition: Good


9.75" x 7.5", 67 pages. Clean copy, some wear to dust jacket. Jules Renard's Histoires Naturelles with twenty-three lithographs by H. De Toulouse-Lautrec, translated into English by T.W. Earp and G.W. Stonier. Our book number 3043. View more info