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Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists

By: Balzac, Honore' de

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New York, Peter Fenelon Collier & Son, MCM: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14108

Condition: Good


5.75" x 8". Ex-Library, Volume Five. shelf wear, some spots and scrapes on front and back covers. "Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists." Contains two Books: Ursule Mirouet, and Eugenie Grandet, both with prefaces. Very good condition. 480 pages. Ancient notes paper-clipped into back endpapers. Our book number 14108. View more info

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A Ghostly Evening: A Merry Comedy in One Act

By: Barney, Grace

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 25 West 45th Street, New York, Samuel French: 1940

Seller ID: 40003

Condition: Fair


7.25" x 4.5", 52 pages. One act play script. Used, worn, notes in India ink. Folded pages with staple, none missing. Soiled and wrinkled. Our book number 40003. View more info

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Teach Your Dog Tricks

By: Benjamin, Carol

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Weekly reader Books, Middletown, Connecticut: 1980

Edition: 1st edition, later printing

Seller ID: 1115

Condition: Fair


5.5" x 8". 64 pages. Surface of front cover has a portion missing, we must assume this was lost in the process of the previous owner of the book teaching one of the tricks to their dog. Humor always lifts the spirits, offered in good humor with damage aforementioned. Paper aged. Good humored dog training. Sound avdice with a smile. Very reasonable ways to teach your dog his tricks. Our book number 1115. View more info

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From The Dust Returned

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, William Morrow, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19153

ISBN: 0380973820

Condition: Good


8.25" X 5.5", 203 pages. Clean uncorrected proof, text clean, unread. Some minor shelf wear to corners and hinges. Bradbury's Elliott family's Halloween reunion. Our book number 19153. View more info

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While Reagan Slept

By: Buchwald, Art

Price: $7.95

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4025

ISBN: 0399128417

Condition: Very Good


7th impression. ex-library. dust cover preserved in cover, inside stamped with library markings. pages clean, spine tight, book like new. Fold inside of back cover of DJ split fot the library pocket. View more info

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The ANNOTATED Alice; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis; Introduction and notes by Gardner, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States, New American Library: First Printing, New American Library, May 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 19340

ISBN: 0452006651

Condition: Good


8" x 5.5", 350 pages. May 1974 edition. Used copies in good condition, may have wrinkles or some wear and tear. If you have not read this book, you have missed out on an excellent resource to the other half (in addition to Shakespeare and the Bible) of familiar English Language references and quotations and the explanations thereof. The essential guide to reading Lewis Carroll's masterpieces. Essential to a rounded education. Our book number 19340. View more info

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And The World Came His Way; Jesse Helms' Contributions to Freedom

By: Dodd, John, with Tyson, David

Price: $2.50

Publisher: The Jesse Helms Center, P.O. Box 247, Wingate, N.C. 28174: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7002

ISBN: 0966867912

Condition: New


ISBN: 0966867912. New. The title says it all. "next to Ronald Reagan, Jesse Helms is the most important conservative of the last 25 years. No conservative, save Reagan, comes close to matching Helms' influence on American Politics and policy in the quarter-century since he won a Senate seat in North Carolina." -Fred Barnes, Fox News Analyst. Our book number 7002. 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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Addams Family Values

By: Hodgman, Ann; from Rudnick, Paul; from Addams, Charles

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., A Minstrel Book, Published by Pocket books, a division of Simon & Schuester Inc., 1230 Avenue of the Americas, new York, NY 10020: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19014

ISBN: 0-671-88001-2

Condition: Acceptable


5" x 7.5". Cover dogeared, worn, written-on in pen, marked up and beat up. Pages discolored with age. Spine secure, all pages present and text clean. 90 pages. 16 B&W plates from the Movie. "A novel by Ann Hodgman from the screenplay by Paul Rudnick based on the characters created by Charles Addams". Our book number 19014. View more info

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Bob Hope's Confessions of a Hooker, My Lifelong Love Affair with Golf

By: Hope, Bob, as told to Netland, Dwayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States, Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, New York: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50118

ISBN: 038517442X

Condition: Good


10.5" x 7.5", 230 pages. Clean sound book, some soil to the Dust Jacket. Not price clipped. Foreword by President Gerald Ford. Bob Hope's "Lifelong Love Affair with Golf." Anecdotes and humor on the golf course. Our book number 50118. View more info

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Mother Went Mad on Monday

By: Hueston, Ethel

Price: $31.95

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, USA: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21221

Condition: Good


Shelf wear. Pages aged. Marked throughout in pencil, adapted by my actress mother (or her actress mother) for a dramatic reading. Private collection. Humorous family life. View more info

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Setting Free the Bears

By: Irving, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21400

ISBN: 0671465341

Condition: Good


Ex-Library. Library markings and pocket. Odd piece torn from the top of the advertising page at the back of the book. Covers in good shape, pages secure, text clean. Spine is not creased at all. Perhaps never read. First Pocket book Printing, March 1979. "10 9 8 7." View more info

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AMERIKA

By: Kafka, Franz; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir; Afterword by Max Brod

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., A New Directions Paperbook Printed by the Murray Printing Company, New Direstions Books, James Laughlin, Norfolk Connecticut. New York Office, 333 Sixth Avenue (14): 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 801

Condition: Fair


Kafka's only comic novel. 4.25" x 7". 299 pages. Withdrawn from the library. library stamps, and pocket inside back cover, library sticker on spine. Well worn book, in good condition. Some smudges and shelf wear, small tear on lower left corner of front cover. Much marking in the preface, but TEXT is Clean. Odd Stab-wound center of pp. 19297-299 - due to removal of library sticker from back of book. "a series of misadventures, some comic, some pathetic, all mysterious...riddles of our own dreams or subconscious fears." Translated by Willa & Edwin Muir, Preface by Klaus Mann, Afterword by Max ... View more info

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Keillor, Garrison

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr: 1985

Seller ID: 21820

ISBN: 0670805149

Condition: Good


Ex-Library, price clipped. HARDCOVER. Eleventh printing, November, 1985. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Library markings, no pocket. Like a new book inside. Book of the month club edition. Dedication from previous owner 'Christmas 1985.' View more info

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Lake Wobegon Summer, 1956

By: Keillor, Garrison

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States, New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21818

ISBN: 0670030031

Condition: As New


9.25" x 6.25", 291 pages. New book. Signed first edition. Purchased at lecture. Private library. One owner. never read. Our book number 21818. View more info

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The Egg And I

By: MacDonald, Betty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1946

Edition: Twentieth Impression, October 1946

Seller ID: 4047

Condition: Very Good


8.25" x 5.5", 287 pages, Green cloth-covered boards. Twentieth Impression, October 1946. Book clean, sound, very little wear. Some fading to spine and tops of boards, previous owner's name and address on front paste-down. Humorous account of the life of the author in the chicken business... in the early twentieth century. Our book number 4047. View more info

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Six to One or The Scapegrace: A comedy in One Act

By: Mathews, Frances Aymar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 43704

Condition: Good


7.5" x 4.75", 26 pages. Fragile play script in good condition. Paper yellowed, nick in edge of front cover, all pages present. Play is 14 pages, several pages of advertising for other plays after the script. Sewn binding. Our book number 43704. View more info

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The World's Greatest GOLF JOKES

By: McDougal, Stan, editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United States, Castle: 1980

Edition: First Paperbound Edition

Seller ID: 50114

ISBN: 0890096007

Condition: Good


9.25" x 6.25", 141 pages. Text clean, book in very good condition. Hardcover described in the edition as 'paperbound' - paper over boards. Dust jacket has price sticker residue on the front and shows some tears and wear to the edges and corners. Excellent illustrations by Manyum Wallop, whose work is recognisable and fun. Chestnuts for your green time. Our book number 50114. View more info

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Come, Sit, Stay

By: Moore, Arden

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Irvine, California, U.S.A., Bow Tie Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1000

ISBN: 1931993424

Condition: Very Good


Text clean, binding secure. Read a few times. Belongs in Humor much more than Pet Training, though it IS possible to accomplish some discipline, just not so much with our dog. 64 pages. Our book number 1000. View more info

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Your Life's In Danger; A Farce in One Act.

By: Morton, John Madison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles H. Spencer: 1867

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 44900

Condition: Good: Fragile


7.5" x 4.75", 21 pages plus two pages of advertising List of Publications available in 1867. Play script, used, notes and drawings in pencil, name of previous owner on front cover. Edges worn and some small tears, but considering the age of this little book which is practically ephemera, in good condition. Plot involves gentry and commoners. Our book number 44900. View more info