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The Shady Side: Or Life In A Country Parsonage

By: A Pastor's Wife

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, U.S.A., Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1853, by John P. Jewett & Co., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massechusetts: 1854

Edition: Thirty-sixth Thousand

Seller ID: 19095

Condition: Fair


Inscribed inside front cover: Augustine Kimball, now owned by his daughter M. Darlie Kimball Hight. 4.75" x 7.25". 348 very old and discolored pages. Binding is loose, ties are loose, all pages are present except the very last page. Owner has written in "THE END" at the bottom of page 348. The Paragraph ends logically, it seems to be the correct end of the book. End papers are present. Brown cloth boards, embossed on front and back covers. Title in gold leaf on the spine. Much wear. Much read, much loved copy. Some newspaper clippings enclosed. Wear to top and bottom of spine and to the corner... View more info

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The Best of Edward Abbey

By: Abbey, Edward, editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sierra Club Books, San Francisco: 1990

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 19012

ISBN: 0871567865

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8.25". Publication dates confusing. Shows publish date as 1984, dates of included articles as late as 1988, and gives author's date of death as 1990. Sierra Club Paperback Library. Very clean like-new book. Some very minor shelf wear. 383 pages. Cover design by Paul Bacon, Photograph by Jay Dusard. View more info

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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 Withdrawn from the library.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 Restaurant at the end of the Universe

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Pocket Books, New york: 1982

Edition: First Pocket Books Printing October 1982

Seller ID: 19007

ISBN: 0617532648

Condition: Good


4" x 6.75". "There is a theory that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another which states that this has already happened." Book is worn and corners have been bent. Pages are secure in the spine, which is creased with much reading. 250 pages. Our book number 19007. View more info

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Shardik

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster, Rockefeller Center, 630 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10020: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 708

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8.5". 529 pages. The endpapers are covered in the front cover, by part of the dust jacket which has been glued in over the beautiful map of the Mythical country and the surrounding states. There is a book plate declaring the previous owner and the name of the Library from which it was withdrawn. The back endpapers are not as bad, there is residue of a check-out sheet on the left, but just taped along the top, and on the inside of the back cover is a library pocket. On the up-side, this is a first edition, clean, tight pages. Minor shelf wear to the cover (besides the library sticker). T... View more info

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Watership Down

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Avon Books, New York: 1996

Edition: 5th or later

Seller ID: 19020

ISBN: 0380002930

Condition: Good


Used paperback. Creases on spine. Covers have a few creases, pictures are clear. Pages secure and clean. Preview of Tales From Watership Down, New Stories in the back. 494 pages. Our book number 19020. View more info

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Watership Down

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $1.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Avon Books, a dividion of The Hearst Corporation, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019: 1975

Edition: First Avn Books Printing: April 1975 ("R A 50 49 48 47 46 45 44 43 42 41)

Seller ID: 19019

ISBN: 0380002930

Condition: fair


Name of previous owner on title page with the date purchased. Yellow ribbon glued into back cover for a book mark. Cover worn with much handling. Corners worn, edges worn. pages secure and clean. 478 pages includes a Lapine Glossary. Note of acknowledgement to the author of The Private Life of the Rabbit, R.M. Lockley with publisher information. Our book number 19019. View more info

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The Lancashire Witches

By: Ainsworth, Harrison

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Grafton Books: 1988

Seller ID: 19048

ISBN: 0586050957

Condition: Good


4.5" x 7" x 2". 717 pages. Scar on spine. Crease on front cover. Wear to the corners and edges. Used paperback in Good condition. "The Classic Tale of the Supernatural" A tragedy - "The Lancashire Witches is Harrison Ainsworth's classic romance of the supernatural, as vast and forbidding, as wild and inspiring, as bleak and as savage as windswept Pendle Hill itself." Well, I wouldn't go THAT far. The story of the people in this book is pretty sad. NO one is happy at the end. Our listing number 19048. View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Hyperion: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48036

ISBN: 0786868716

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.75", 196 pages. Mr. Albom's wish for what Heaven will be. Our book number 48036. View more info

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Works of Louisa May Alcott, Edited by Clair Boos, Little Women, Little Men, Short Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $5.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Avenel Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, New York 10016: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19026

ISBN: 0517371464

Condition: Good


"Illustrated and Unabridged. The most complete one-volume collection available, containing Little Women * Little Men * Dozens of stories full of irrepressible life". 'Bargain Books' label stuck to front of Dust Jacket. Previous owner's name inside on endpaper. Apparently previous owner's child also laid claim to the book by drawing on the front cover, writing her name inside on the endpaper, and also on the line below the word "Contents" because it must have seemed the thing to do. This appears to be all she was allowed to do before the decorating was discontinued. Text is clean, Pages slightl... View more info

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Supertoys Last All Summer Long and other stories of future time

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., St. Martin's Griffin, New York: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19021

ISBN: 0-312-28061-0

Condition: Good


5.5" x 8.25". Some curling to covers. Clean copy. Spine not creased. 232 pages. With a new foreward by the author. Our book number 19021. View more info

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The High King

By: Alexander, Lloyd

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Laurel Leaf Books: July 1980

Seller ID: 19024

ISBN: 0-440-93574-1

Condition: Very Good


4.25" x 6.75". Number 5 in a series. Book is clean, text clean. Little shelf wear. 286 pages. Our book number 19024. 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--The City In The Dawn--when death cut short his labors. Fortunately the completed chapters bring Salathiel Albine at last from the... View more info

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The House of the Spirits

By: Allende, Isabel; Translated by Magda Bogin

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: 3rd edition, Bantam reissue

Seller ID: 19025

ISBN: 0-553-27391-4

Condition: Good


4" x 7". Note from previous owner to her mother on title page. Text is clean, pages secure, some creases on spine. 433 pages, some slight yellowing of the paper. Cover is clear and clean. Unabridged. Our book number 19025. View more info

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The House of the Spirits

By: Allende, Isabel; translated from the Spanish by Bogin, Magda

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred a Knopf, Inc: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 4011

ISBN: 0394539079

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, May 1985. No dust jacket. Clean book. previous owner's name inside front cover. One of the blank pages in the front was folded and cut funny at the printer. 368 pages. Our book number 4011. View more info

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The Siege of the Villa Lipp

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House, New York: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 19047

Condition: Fair


6" x 8.5". 247 pages. Sewn Spine slightly relaxed, pages secure, foxing on the top of the closed pages. Withdrawn from Library. Dust jacket protected by library plastic cover. Pages secure, text clean as a whistle. Good reading copy with nice dust jacket - one library sticker on spine of DJ, smudge on hinge if DJ toward the top in front. Our book number 19047. View more info

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The Schirmer Inheritance

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States, Alfred A Knopf: 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 19050

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.75", 219 pages. Book very clean, withdrawn from a library, one small stamp on front facing endpaper. Book club edition, Dust Jacket has a scratch on the back. Binding sound, text clean. Post WWII suspense in eastern Europe. Our book number 19050. 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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Shaman Winter

By: Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Warner Books Inc: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 176

ISBN: 0446608017

Condition: Fair


4.25" x 7". Ex-Library, fairly well beat-up. Cover is rough around the edges, pages darkened. Has been wet and dried, no mildew. Text clean, all pages secure in a tight spine. Comfortable reading copy. 422 pages. Our book number 176. View more info

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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