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Who's Who in Twentieth-Century Literature

By: Seymour-Smith, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6002

ISBN: 0030139260

Condition: Very Good


6.25" x 9.5", 414 pages. Library discard, labels on cover removed, tape residue, and inside covers stamps and dedication plate to the library. Clothbound, sound spine, pages tight. Interior of book is like new. Two small odd white splotches on spine, looks like splashed bleach (book on lower shelf in library?, housekeeper's mistake?). First edition, "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". Scathing reviews and short biographies of the noteworthy (according to martin Seymour Smith) Twent... View more info

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Berlin Diary, The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941

By: Shirer, William L.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29036

Condition: Good


Ex-library, tape reinforcements top and bottom of spine. Wear to cover and edges. Pages secure, clean inside. Cracked at creases inside front pages. Our book number 29036. View more info

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One Woman's Work, The Visual Art of Celia Laighton Thaxter

By: Stephan, Sharon Paiva

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United States, Portsmouth Athenaeum in association with Isles of Shoals Historical and Research Association: 2003

Edition: Second Printing 2003

Seller ID: 3044

ISBN: 0914339958

Condition: Very Good


10.25" x 8.5", 200 pages. Pristine copy, very good book, clean text, very good dust jacket. The Visual Art of Celia Laighton Thaxter, an American poet, painter, and china painter. Many photos and illustrations from the artist's life and works in colour and black and white. Our book number 3044. View more info

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Life And Glorious Deeds of ADMIRAL DEWEY, including A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts With The Spaniards And Filipinos In The Orient and The Complete Story Of The Philippine Islands, Historical And Descriptive

By: Stickney, Joseph L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.S. Reeve Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4006

Condition: Good


Library surplus. Shelf wear to edges of cover, slightly frayed at top of spine at back cover hinge. Photo facing the title page is missing. All other pages and photos are secure and present, That first one had been removed on purpose. Published in 1899 by W.S. Reeve Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois. Full Title: "Life And Glorious Deeds of ADMIRAL DEWEY, including A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts With The Spaniards And Filipinos In The Orient, and The Complete Story ... View more info

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Going All The Way, Teenage girls' tales of sex, romance & pregnancy

By: Thompson, Sharon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hill and Wang: 1995

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 28021

ISBN: 0809050218

Condition: Good


9.25" x 6.75", 340 pages. Good used copy. Previous owner name on first free endpaper and bottom of page block. Extensively researched first hand accounts of the early sexual revolution from the viewpoint of the teenaged girls who lived it. "follows four hundred teenage girls' thoughts and experiences through one of the most remarkable eras in the history of sex, gender and adolescence - the brief and amazing period when teenage girls knew of almost no reason not to have ... View more info

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Going All The Way, Teenage girls' tales of sex, romance & pregnancy

By: Thompson, Sharon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hill and Wang: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 28022

ISBN: 0809015994

Condition: Good


9" x 6", 340 pages. Good paperback, shows signs of normal use. No interior markings, may have stamps or pencil marks from previous owners on first page. Extensively researched first hand accounts of the early sexual revolution from the viewpoint of the teenaged girls who lived it. "follows four hundred teenage girls' thoughts and experiences through one of the most remarkable eras in the history of sex, gender and adolescence - the brief and amazing period when teenage g... View more info

The Last Days of Hitler

By: Trevor-Roper, H.R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29011

Condition: Fair


Only the Notes from original dust jacket glued inside front endpapers, Ex-Library. Well worn, well read. rips at top and bottom of spine, spine relaxed, pages sewn and secure, break in spine after first title page. all pages present, some stains on the pages, paper aged. View more info

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The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrim's Progress

By: Twain, Mark (Clemons, Samuel Langhorn)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company Hartford Connecticut: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23508

Condition: Poor


Private collection. Copy very badly worn and paper very fragile. Many pages worn, two are missing part of the page. Front title page and frontispiece missing, I think because some neighbor of my grandfather's in Kansas stole the autograph of the author out of the book. Bonus : some collected prints of illustrations for the book. Brown cloth boards with gold embossing. Our book number 23508 View more info

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Jesus and His Times

By: Ward, Kaari, editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY USA, Readers Digest: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 95

ISBN: 0895772574

Condition: New


336 pages. Pamphlet "The Story Behind Jesus and His Times" included, as sold. View more info

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MAX The Dog That Refused To Die

By: Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya with Foreward by Betty White

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.A., Weekly Reader Books: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1128

Condition: Fair


79 pages. 5.5" x 8". Withdrawn from the library - some old scars on the covers under the library stickers and tape. Some soil, slight wear to edges. Front endpaper cracked at hinge and library pocket. Address of previous owner (Previous to the library) on front free endpaper. Paper aged. Text very clean. No marks inside book. Some wrinkling of pages as though exposed to dampness. Story of a very courageous and fortunate dog who survives, overcomes handicaps and even find... View more info

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A Fish Caught in Time

By: Weinberg, Samantha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.a., HarperCollinsPublishers: 2000

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 36053

ISBN: 0-06-019495-2

Condition: Very Good


5.75" x 8.5". 220 pages. Withdrawn from library. Book in Very good condition. No writing in text, pages and spine clean and sound. Dust Jacket BACK has been wet, no mildew. Now protected by Mylar cover. Story of the accidental sighting, then very purposeful hunt for the Coelacanth, which was supposed to have been extinct for millions of years. Science adventure. Our book number 36053. View more info

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Leaves of Grass: Including - Sands at Seventy - First Annex - Good-by My Fancy - Second Annex - A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads and Portrait From Life

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Aventine Press: 1931

Edition: No other listed

Seller ID: 46040

Condition: Good


9.75" x 6.75" x 2", 580 pages. Some damage to front hinge, not completely separated. Some smudges to text. Spine is secure, slight bumping and wear to edges and corners of cover. Leaves of Grass: Including - Sands at Seventy - First Annex - Good-by My Fancy - Second Annex - A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads and Portrait From Life. Note in comments claims this to be the complete version. Printed and bound by The Department of Limited Editions of J.J. Little and Ives C... View more info

The Desert Fox

By: Young, Desmond, with a foreward by Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, pronted in the United States of America.: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4003

Condition: Poor


Very beat-up ex-library first edition, held together with wide clear tape and electrical tape. Front Endpapers have maps of North Africa, and these are in very good condition. The title page is taped to the endpapers, and this is what is holding on the front cover. The sewn pages are not loose. All pages and photos are present ans clearly legible. First edition, 1950. View more info