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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

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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 Dell Printing

Seller ID: 727

ISBN: 0440164834

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. Our book number 727. 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 Ex-library, withdrawn.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

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST: AND TWENTY-FOUR YEARS AFTER with Introduction and Notes, Volume 13, The Harvard Classics

By: Dana, R.H. Jr. ; edited by Eliot, Charles W. LL.D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Company, New York: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19515

Condition: Good


Withdrawn from the library. Sticky places on the cover where tape has been removed. Green Clothbound, hinge broken at front title page. All other pages secure, and the spine is tight. Copyright is 1909, but the book looks newer. no other dates mentioned. Endpapers have the VERITAS seals marked on the paper. View more info

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Two Years Before the Mast, A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea, Abridged for Modern Reading

By: Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Junior Deluxe Editions, Garden City, New York, The Literary Guild of America, INc.: 1949

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 6051

Condition: Very Good


No other Junior Deluxe Editions mentioned. Dana writes that this is intended to give a perspective to the daily life of the common sailor in 1840, rather than the gentleman or officer. 368 pages, Abridged from the original to be suited to 'Modern Reading,' or the younger reader. Illustrated covers, endpapers, and throughout the text by Robert Frankenberg. Youth Fiction published in the late 1940's. A classic. Private collection, no markings. Dent in the bottom of the back cover, some shelf wear, some yellowing of the paper. Pages tight and the binding is secure. Spine is clothbound, while the ... View more info

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $2.50

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: New Amer Library: 1991

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 49

ISBN: 0451524411

Condition: Fair


This book clearly once belonged to Lila Horton, who has recorded that fact on the end papers, side and inside the covers. The book is well read, creases and some small tears on the edges of the covers. spine tight, some highlighting on the pages. View more info

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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: 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." Our book number 735. View more info

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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

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Flashman and the Dragon

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19910

ISBN: 0394553578

Condition: Good


Dust Jacket is beautiful and protected by library plastic, only there was a big hole in the back cover before the library protected it. Ex-library. First American Edition. Binding slightly relaxed, spine sewn and all pages clean and tight. View more info

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The Visitant, Book One of the Anasazi Mysteries

By: Gear, Kathleen O'Neal, and Gear, W. Michael

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., TOR, A Tom Doherty Associates Book, New York: 2000

Edition: First Mass Market Edition: June 2000

Seller ID: 21020

ISBN: 0-812-54033-6

Condition: Good


4" x 6.75". Withdrawn form the library, but the only library marking is a piece of blue peper glued to the front page with dates stamped on it. No marks in the book. Clean text, small scrapes to edges of the covers. 501 pages. Anthropological Fiction. American Southwest. Our book number 21020. View more info

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Memoirs of a Geisha

By: Golden, Arthur

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New York, New York, U.S.A.: Vintage Books: 1999

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 65

ISBN: 0679781587

Condition: Fair


Several wrinkles on front and back covers. Book has been wet, but NOT discolored or mildewed. Pages are clean and secure. Good copy to read. Our book number 65. View more info

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Forrest Gump

By: Groom, Winston

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21017

ISBN: 0671894455

Condition: Good


Hysterical Historical fiction. First Pocket Books printing, April 1996. MUCH funnier than the movie. (Though Tom Hanks gives us a very handy image for the character.) Much better character development, of course, and a really fun read. I have read it twice waiting for screens to clear while i was deciding whether to sell it. Worn cover, Wrinkles and wear to the edges. Has been wet. Spine curved. Pages secure. Text clear. View more info

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The Works of H. Rider Haggard, One Volume Edition

By: Haggard, H Rider

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Black's Reader Service Company, New York, NY, U.S.A.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 771

Condition: Very Good


Retired Library Book, Looks like it was published last year, not the 1928 which is listed in the book. Includes Cleopatra, She, King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quatermain. Printed with two columns of text per page, like a bible. Red Clothbound volume with gold lettering and black and gold decoration. The only marks on the book are the Vinita Public Library stamps. Haggard is a local hero, and it looks like this book went on the shelf new, and has been there untouched for 75 years. Copyright 1928 by Walter J. Black, Inc. Our book number 771. View more info

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Some of My Best Friends are Soldiers; A Kind of Novel

By: Halsey, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21209

Condition: Very Good


Collectible - Good Condition comments: No Dust Jacket. Gift to my mother from her maid of honor during The War. They were newly married to soldiers. Book is faded at the spine. Pages aged. Author says, "At the representation of my publishers, who think no grindstone is half so pretty as when it has got my nose next to it, I have gone to the probably unnecessary trouble of making up all these places and people out of my head." Includes a note about the appearance of books in wartime, conserving paper. 207 pages. View more info

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The Scarlet Letter (1934) DVD

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: China, DIGIVIEW Productions: 2004

Edition: 2004 reissue of 1934 Film

Seller ID: 100015

Condition: Very Good


2004 Digitally remastered issue of the 1934 black and white classic. 70 minutes. Plays properly, no problems. Clean DVD. Viewed twice. Private collection. Nathaniel Hawthorne's Immortal Classic, The Scarlet Letter. A terrible situation that just gets worse and worse until it cannot get any worse, and then it gets worse. Starring Colleen Moore as Esther Prym. Item number MV-510 from DIGIVIEW Productions. Our item number 100015. View more info

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The Eagle Has Flown

By: Higgins, Jack

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21222

ISBN: 0671746693

Condition: Good


Book has seen much reading, creased and curved spine. Pages are clean and secure, covers are clear. Shelf wear to the edges and corners. Pocket Books Early export Edition August 1991. View more info

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North and South

By: Jakes, John

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Dell, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Inc.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21609

Condition: Good


First paperback printing, February 1983. ISBN 0440162041 Clean copy. Spine is creased from many readings. Somene's phone number written upside down on inside first page. Mild shelf wear. The Kent Family Chronicles. Dell #16204. Pages tight, text clean. View more info

The Bastard: THE AMERICAN BICENTENNIAL SERIES VOLUME I

By: Jakes, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pyramid Books, New york: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21608

Condition: Fair


October 1974, first Pyramid Edition. THE AMERICAN BICENTENNIAL SERIES VOLUME I. Names of previous owners inside the front cover. This copy has seen alot of reading. Pages still clean and secure, covers worn and spine well creased. Paper aged. A well loved copy. View more info

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The Furies

By: Jakes, John

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Pyramid Communications, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A.:: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21606

ISBN: 0515039276

Condition: Good


January 1976. Well read copy. Some creases to spine, and shelf wear. Clean pages, tight spine.Small tear on front cover at top of hinge. View more info