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Readers Digest Condensed Book: The Two of Us, Buchu the Jaguar, The Minister, Mayo, Torregreca, and April Morning

By: Collection: Berri, Caillou, Mercer, Mayo, Cornelisen, Fast

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 141

Condition: Good


Reader's Digest Condensed Books: The Two of Us, by Claude Berri; Bichu the Jaguar, by Alan Caillou; The Minister, by Charles Mercer; Mayo: The Story of My Family and My Career, by Dr. Charles W. Mayo; Torregreca, by Ann Cornelisen; April Morning, by Howard Fast. Stated first edition. There is something like three smudged drops of very old, dry tar on the back of the book. Cracked along the crease of the hinge on the front cover, a small tear to the base of the front endpapers, a small water spot on the top of the closed pages. Otherwise a very clean book in very good condition. 574 pages with ... View more info

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Helen Keller

By: Davidson, Margaret

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scholastic, Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 4040

ISBN: 0-590-42404-1

Condition: Poor


5.25" x 7.5". 96 pages. Book is crumpled and has been wet and dried, no signs of mildew. Three very nice black and white photographs of Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, and Helen on her horse at the back of the book. Line drawings and a simplified version of Helen Keller story. Braille alphabet in raised dots on back cover. Scholastic meant it as a good introduction. Our listing number 4040. View more info

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The Story of Jean Valjean, Adapted from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables"

By: Grames, Sarah Katherine, Ph.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, F.A. Owen Publishing Company, Dansville, N.Y.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 762

Condition: Good


This is a 1921 version of Cliff notes. Ms. Grames has "adapted" Les Miserables into a 32 page summary of the story of Jean Valjean. The Book has a blue cloth binding with black lettering, and is held together by three staples. The condition is remarkable for a book this age, as the only loosening of the staples is in the center four pages, one sheet has begun to come loose. This book is withdrawn from the library, so it has glue residue around the base of the spine. A beautiful little antique book, especially for students of Classical Literature. There is an handwritten note in the front cover... View more info

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Night of the Fox / Windmills of the Gods

By: Higgins, Jack / Sheldon, Sidney

Price: $3.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. Pleasantville, New York: 1987

Seller ID: 72

Condition: Fine


Reader's Digest Best Sellers series. Book like new, looks like front cover may have gotten wet, no discoloration, but some odd wrinkles top and center. 286 pages, biographies of the two authors, painted illustrations. Black binding, with marbelized green and white covers. Interior like new. View more info

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The Reader's Digest Twentieth Anniversary Anthology

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Pleasantville , New York: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 168

Condition: Very Good


A Selection of the most outstanding articles published in the Reader's Digest during the past twenty years (1921-1941). 123 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf wear at the edges and spine, but is complete and legible. Dust Jacket intact, book in good condition. paper yellowed with age. View more info