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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 Art of Sculpture: Visual Arts

By: Benezra, Neal, Dr., Expert Reader, U.S. Edition

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Scholastic: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3001

ISBN: 0590476416

Condition: Good


First Scholastic Printing, March 1995. "12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 5 6 7 8 9/9 0/0." printed in Italy by Editorale Libraria. Stickers have been applied to the appropriate places in the book. Bas-relief illustrations, Ring binding inside for easy use, heavy paper for durability. Copy in very good condition, little wear. View more info

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The Decameron, or, Ten Days’ Entertainment of Boccaccio. A revised translation

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni : translated by Kelly, Walter Keating

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1855. xii, 545p., frontis. (port.). (Bohn’s Extra Volume): 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 739

Condition: Good


This book does not have a printed publication date, but if you google the translator and publisher, here is what you find: "BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313-1375) The Decameron, or, Ten days’ entertainment of Boccaccio. A revised translation, by W[alter].K[eating]. Kelly. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1855. xii, 545p., frontis. (port.). (Bohn’s Extra Volume) Extra Volume: 5. Cordasco: 213. " This volume has been covered in clear contact paper, the original box that came with the book has also been covered with contact paper and reinforced at the corners with red electrical tape. The front cover of the b... View more info

Windmills

By: Cullinan, Farr, Hammond, Roser, and Strickland

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23

ISBN: 0153300086

Condition: As New


Calvert School textbook. Collection of stories for seventh grade readers. Discussion at the end of each group of stories. Red cover with windmills framed in silver holographic border. HBJ Reading Program, Laureat Edition. View more info

Fanfares

By: Cullinan, Farr, Hammond, Roser, Strickland

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22

ISBN: 0153300108

Condition: As New


Collection of stories with discussion at the end of each group. Green cover with Renaissance trumpeters, in a frame of holographic silver. HBJ Reading Program. Laureat Edition. 334 pages. View more info

Robinson Crusoe

By: Daniel DeFoe, with an introduction by David G Pitt

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Airmont Publishing Co., Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2

Condition: Very Good


An Airmont Classic. Specially selected for the Airmont Library from the immortal literature of the world. One owner. Purchased new. never read. Carefully covered with clear contact paper. Cover is untouched, clean, no marks of wear or use. Spine is tight, pages clean, though discolored by time. Tight spine is very unusual for an Airmont classic, because of the cheapness of the book. Covered with clear contact paper. These Airmont classics are notorious for loose pages. This book is remarkably well preserved. only 1 loose page. contents. Cover and text very clean. private collection (I opened t... View more info

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Joan of Arc and The English Mail Coach

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Charles E. Merrill Co., New York: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 59

Condition: Good


Joan of Arc, The English Mail Coach, Levana and Our Lady of Sorrows. Three books by Thomas De Quincey. Edited with an introduction and notes by Julian W. Abernathy, Ph.D., Principal of the Berkeley Institute, Brooklyn, and author of 'American Literature'. Library discard, worn cover is in decent condition, part of the back endpaper has been torn out, copious notes in the margins, all in pencil. This was used as a 12th Grade textbook in the Vinita Oklahoma Public schools around the time of Statehood. 100 years old. probably in better condition than the high school girl who owned it prior to the... View more info

Rice in Silver Bowls: A Novel

By: Ekert-Rotholz, Alice Maria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Fromm Intl: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19700

ISBN: 0880640030

Condition: Very Good


First U.S. Edition. Ex-Library. Book is clean, narrow smudges of soil on the outside of the pages where one would turn the pages and a bent corner from pages 153 through 191 where the book may have been dropped in the snow, for it corresponds with the smudge. Outside of this flaw the book is new looking and secure, NO library tape on the spine. just library stamps and the pocket in the back. Very nice copy. View more info

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Celtic Women; Women in Celtic Society and Literature

By: Ellis, Peter Berresford

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Wm. B. Erdmans Publishing Co.: 1996

Seller ID: 28018

ISBN: 0802838081

Condition: Good


6.25" x 9.25", 288 pages. irst American Edition. Clean paperback. Cover creased and slightly curled. Text clean. Spine unbroken. "...shows how early Celtic society was the original egalitarian model, where no distinctions existed between female and male, other than by quality of mind and physical attributes. We are given ample reason to believe that the early Celtic society...was the essence of the original meaning of civilization." Our book number 28018. View more info

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English Country House Murders

By: Godfrey, Thomas, editor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Mysterious Pr: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21015

ISBN: 0892963557

Condition: As New


Book like new, very small tear to dust jacket at the top of the front cover. minor shelf wear. First Printing, December 1988. View more info

Dead Souls

By: Gogol, Nikolai, foreward O'Connor, Frank, Translation by MacAndrew, Andrew R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Signet Classics, CP66, The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., 501 Madison Avenue, New York 22, New York: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21004

Condition: Good


August, 1961. Crease on front cover hinge, pages aged. dent on top of pages, name of previous owner on top of pages. minor shelf wear to edges and corners. Cover and pages tight and clean. 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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Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life, Vol. XVI

By: Guy de Maupassant, Henri Rene'

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Current Literature Pub. Co., New York, Copyright, 1903, by M. Walter Dunne. Entered at Stationers' Hall, London: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 821

Condition: Fine


Withdrawn from the Vinita Public Library, the only shelf wear is to the very edges of the spine and corners, and only very minor. Silver printed papers inside covers, very ornate title page claims "The Life Work of Henri Rene' Guy De Maupssant, Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy & Verse. For the first time Complete in English. With a Critical Preface by Paul Bourget of the French Academy and an Introduction by Robert Arnot, M.A. Illustrated from Original Drawings By Eminent French And American Artists. The St Dunstan Society, Akron, Ohio." Illustrations in the text at the beginning of each enrt... View more info

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Birds for Pets and Pleasure

By: Haley, Neale

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 76

ISBN: 0440004756

Condition: Fair


Cover wrinkled in front and corners are slightly wrinkled. tape residue on spine, pages clean and tight. Stamp from previous owner inside on first page. 210 pages. Our book number 76. View more info

World's Great Literature Volume 1: Orations of American Orators, Including biographical and critical sketches

By: Hawthorne, Julian introduction

Price: $49.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son, New York: 1900

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 126

Condition: Good


Very old book. ex-library. Cover cloth split for several inches onthe upper front hinge. Tissue paper loose, but present, with engraving. wear and tear to cover. Hinges split at endpapers, spine tight. all pages present. Oratons of Samuel Adams, Otis, Washington, John Adams, Patrick Henry, Hancock, Jefferson, Jay, Madison, Red Jacket, Morris, Rufus King, John Marshall, Henry Lee, Hamilton, Fisher Ames, Pinckney, John Quincy Adams, Tecumseh, Randolph, Story, Clay, Calhoun. Ex-library, cloth cover rip at top of spine in front, but pages tight and clean, discolored from age, but very good. View more info

Seashores: A Guide to Animals and Plants Along the Beaches

By: Ingle, Lester; Zim, Herbert S.; Zim, Herbert Spencer

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Golden Books: 2000

Seller ID: 36000

ISBN: 0307244962

Condition: Good


Odd place on the top looks like an inch about 1/16th of an inch deep along the top of the pages was sheered off with a circular saw, very cleanly. Ex-library. new copy, clean and tight. protected with clear contact paper. View more info

The Best of TV Sitcoms: The Critics' Choice Burns and Allen to the Cosby Show, the Munsters to Mary Tyler Moore

By: Javna, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harmony Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29065

ISBN: 0517569221

Condition: Fair


Old ex-library copy. Soil spot on pages 110-111. Worn and dog-eared. library markings. Text complete, spine has one crack but all pages are secure. Stated First Edition. View more info

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

By: Kovalski, Maryann

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Markham, Ontario, Canada: Scholastic Canada, Limited: 1994

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 6046

ISBN: 0590456393

Condition: Very Good


Private collection, Covered in clear contact paper. Very clean and like-new copy. Scholastic RL2 004-006. First edition. Fifth printing (12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 5 3 4 5 6 7 8/9). Our book number 6046. View more info

Spiritual Shock Treatment: Get Real with Jesus Teen Devotional

By: Luce, Ron

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A.: Albury Pub: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2200

ISBN: 1577781007

Condition: Good


This is a new book with a triangular ding about half an inch wide in the center of the front cover. Some shelf wear, new condition outside the ding. 199 pages. Five and three-quarters inches by eight and three-quarters inches. Practical Application of Faith. 'Jump in and get your hands dirty' Christianity. Actively love your enemy, make the World a better place. View more info

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The Poems of Sextus Propertius

By: McCulloch, J.P., translated with an introduction by

Price: $4.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Edition 1974

Seller ID: 46035

ISBN: 0520027744

Condition: Good


8" x 5.5", 267 pages. Clean copy, old new book - some minor scuffing from being on a shelf, but not read. "Great poet though he is, Propertius (born 50 B.C.) has been relatively little read. His chief subjects are love, death, and Roman life. This...edition offers an excellent, readable, poetic translation." Our book number 46035. View more info