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The Trial of Elizabeth Cree, A Novel of the Limehouse Murders

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19029

ISBN: 0385477074

Condition: Good


6.5" x 9.5". Withdrawn from the library. Dust Jacket protected by plastic, but has library markings and some wear. Price not clipped. Book had pocket and record of circulation removed from inside the front cover. Residue on endpapers. 261 pages. Very interesting tie-in to several famous persons of the period. London in 1880. Clean text. Our book number 19029. View more info

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The City in the Dawn

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Rhinehart & Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: 4th

Seller ID: 700

Condition: Good


Name of previous owner inside. My mother. Private collection. "Because of his deep interest in, and knowledge of American History, Hervey Allen undertook to write a saga of colonial times--in Pennsylvania, the Ohio country, and New York State. It was to be called The Disinherited. The protagonist was one Salathiel Albine. Mr Allen finished the first three volumes of this great novel: The Forest And The Fort, Bedford Villiage, and Toward The Morning. He had written a sect... View more info

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The City In The Dawn

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Rinehart & Company, Inc., New York. Printed in U.S.A.: 1948

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 19009

Condition: Good


Name of previous owner inside. "Because of his deep interest in, and knowledge of American History, Hervey Allen undertook to write a saga of colonial times--in Pennsylvania, the Ohio country, and New York State. It was to be called The Disinherited. The protagonist was one Salathiel Albine. Mr Allen finished the first three volumes of this great novel: The Forest And The Fort, Bedford Villiage, and Toward The Morning. He had written a section of the fourth volume--... View more info

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Gildenford

By: Anand, Valerie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19017

ISBN: 0-684-14896-x

Condition: Good


6.25" x 9". One inch tear at lower edve of Dust Jacket near hinge in front, otherwise atractive and clean. Book is in very good condition, clean and unmarked. Some foxing on outside of pages when closed. Historical fiction built around the massacre at Gildenford (England) in 1033 leading up to the 1066 event. 392 pages. Our book number 19017. View more info

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Hope of Earth

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Tor Fantasy, A Tom Doherty Associates Book, New York: 1998

Edition: 1st mass Market edition: March 1998

Seller ID: 19035

ISBN: 0-812-57111-8

Condition: Good


4" x 6.75". Some wear to the edges. Text clean, pages secure and clean. Previous owner's name stamped on inside. Borders sticker over bar code. 631 pages. Broad ranging fiction, encounters with historical figures, ending up in the future. "Geodyssey." Our book number 19035. View more info

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In The Days Of Poor Richard

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, Printed in the United States of America: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 742

Condition: Very Good


5.25" x 7.5". Hardcover, No Dust Jacket. Private Collection. My grandfather's name inside the front cover. Book has a red cloth binding with a gold bordered title on the front cover and a gold title on the spine. Gold on the spine has grown darker. Shelf wear is minor to the edges. Book is still very clean and bright looking. 414 Pages, yellowed with the age of the paper, they lived in Kansas in 1922, so it had to get there by train. It survived the Great Depression and ... View more info

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The Weeping Wood

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York: 1943

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19146

Condition: Fair


5.75" x 8.5". 531 pages. Worn out at a library. Green cloth tape reinforcing spine. Pages soiled and aged. Stated First Edition. The story of Rubber, the "weeping wood" of the Brazilian Jungle, and its two-hundred year history as Rubber changed the world. Comfortable reading copy. Portion of the Dust Jacket with notes is glued on front paste-down, Price not clipped. Our book number 19146. View more info

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The Weeping Wood

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sun Dial Press, Garden City, New York: 1945

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 19151

Condition: Fair


5.75" x 8.25". 531 pages. Chink out of cloth at hinge, wear and fading to spine. Damage to bottom of pages 32 - 42. Text clean, pages secure, no markings in text, previous owner name and address on front endpaper. The story of Rubber, the "weeping wood" of the Brazilian Jungle, and its two-hundred year history as Rubber changed the world. Comfortable reading copy. Our book number 19151. View more info

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BARABBAS: A NOVEL OF THE TIME OF JESUS

By: Bekessy, Emery , with the collaboration of Andreas Hemberger

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc., Printed in the United States of America: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19102

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. New York, 1946, Prentice-Hall, Inc. Second [Large] Printing, December 1946. This copy has the original paper dust jacket with a beautiful watercolor on it by Cirlin. Some yellowing of the paper. A surprisingly well preserved copy. Beautiful book. View more info

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Doctor Mirabilis

By: Blish, James

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, & Company, New York: 1971

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 19101

ISBN: 039606325X

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition. "In this exquisite re-creation of the Middle Ages, James Blish follows the life of Roger Bacon through both history and myth.." , 1971, beautiful parchment-like dust jacket with Medieval lettering preserved in clear contact paper. Darkening of the DJ along the spine, two water stains across light blue top of closed pages, bookplate of current owner inside front cover. Clean and tight copy. Very nice book. Sacrifice for the education of the next ge... View more info

The Bridge Over the River Kwai

By: Boulle, Pierre

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam Books, published by arrangement with Vanguard press, Inc.: 1957

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 19137

Condition: Poor


Has a water spill across the lower portion of the book. Spine is weak at page 19, but all pages are present and the text is readable. Small pink and black picture of William Holden from the Movie. View more info

Conquista!

By: Bulla, Clyde Robert; Himler, Ronald; Syson, Michael

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ty Crowell Co: 1979

Seller ID: 6013

ISBN: 0690038704

Condition: Good


Weekly Reader Book Club Editon. Ex-library. Endpapers are s ittle cracked at the hinge. book is in very nice condition. text very clean, some wear to the corners and edges of the cover. library markings. View more info

The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: De Luxe Editions Club: 1940

Seller ID: 19134

Condition: Very Good


Autobiografical Fiction, Victorian life and psychology. Butler's unpublished work at the time of his death, two chapters supplied from Mr. Butler's notes by Mr. Streatfield. View more info

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SARAH, Women of Genesis

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., FORGE, A Tom Doherty Associates Book, New york: 2001

Edition: First FORGE edition September 2001

Seller ID: 19332

ISBN: 0-765-34117-4

Condition: Good


4" x 6.75". 341 Pages. Clean text. Corner of front cover curled. Shelf wear to outer edges. Ink mark on inside front page. Small tear on table of contents page and on page 341. Our book number 19332. View more info

Touchstone

By: Cicchetti, Janet, and Ressler, Lillian (under the pseudonym of "Lillian Janet")

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21601

Condition: Very Good


Used - Very Good Condition comments: Some wear to the bottom and top of the spine, Corners slightly soiled. Tect clean. Binding tight. Paper slightly colored with age. Private collection of my father. View more info

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, Bloomsbury: 2004

Edition: First U.S. Edition 2004

Seller ID: 19336

ISBN: 1582344167

Condition: Acceptable


9.5" x 6.5" x 3", 782 pages. The bottom of the first twenty pages and front cover and endpapers have gotten wet (water glass spill). Some fading at the lower edge of the first three pages. Clean text, sound binding, Dust jacket is good. Historical fantasy, magicians in England of 1806. Competing magicians, light and dark, liberal and conservative magicians. Our book number 19336. View more info

NOBLE HOUSE

By: Clavell, James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Dell Publishing Co., Inc., 1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 727

Condition: Good


ISBN 0-440-16483-4. Spine creased, some wear to cover, crease on corner of front, spine and pages tight and clean, some corners wrinkled , paper slightly colored with age. First Dell Printing-March 1982 View more info

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Come Ride With Me

By: Costain, Thomas B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York: 1944

Edition: No other edition listed

Seller ID: 19338

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.75", 472 pages. Ex-library, withdrawn. Text clean, no markings. Binding sound. "..the glamour and excitement of the Napoleonic period" in history. Our book number 19338. View more info

Hades' Daughter

By: Douglass, Sara

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Tor Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 735

ISBN: 0765344424

Condition: Very Good


Book One of The Troy Game. small dents and smudges to cover, pictures clean and pretty. pages tight and clean. First mass market edition, September, 2003, "0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1." View more info

Deeper The Heritage

By: Elwood, Muriel

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19701

Condition: Good


Black boards with embossed title on front cover, gold lettering on spine. Worn edges and corners. Text clean, binding secure. Lightly aged paper. Illustrated endpapers bright. View more info