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Jack and Jill (Orchard House Edition)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.; Stevens, Beatrice (illustrator)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30871


Near Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pp bound in blue silk moire. 3 color plates, including frontis. Near Fine book; bright, clean, square, tight. Gilt lettering bright and intact. Previous owner's bookplate loosely affixed to blank flypage. Faint foxing on fore-edge of text block. Pages bright, crisp, clean. Jacket absent. View more info

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The Little Minister (in 2 Volumes)

By: Barrie, J. M.; G. W. H. Ritchie (etchings)

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Lovell, Coryell & Company: 1892

Seller ID: 30108


Very Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Probable First illustrated edition. Published by Lovell, Coryell & Company in 1892, no additional printings indicated. In two volumes, bound in dark red cloth; gilt and lavender stamping.; top edge gilt. Frontis portrait, 10 etchings by Ritchie. Cloth cover clean, bright, lightly rubbed; gilt design a bit tarnished. Firm binding. Endpapers and preliminary pages moderately foxed. Three of the etchings show light foxing in the margins, some tissue guards also foxed. Text pages clean, bright. No names or markings. View more info

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The Shrouded Woman

By: Bombal, Maria-Luisa

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Company: 1948

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 30868


Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; First edition signfied by "fs" symbol on copyright page, 1948 date title page & copyright page. Bound in blue cloth. Understated, but imaginative jacket art by Philip Grushkin. Tightly bound. Hint of wear to corner tips; cloth a bit rough along edges of spine. Rear endpaper darkened. Jacket tanned on spine, edges; one tiny tear. View more info

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Against Heavy Odds; A Tale of Norse Heroism

By: Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27554


Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 177 pages, bound in red cloth with black stamped design; gilt titling; dark green endpapers. Frontispiece, plus seven black & white plates. Gilt bright and intact; some soiling on edges and back of cover. Spine darkened. Front hinge tender. Moderate wear & shallow fraying at spine ends, corner tips. BAL 1273, only 2300 copies printed in first edition. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Scribner's Magazine: Volumes 1 & 2, January-June 1887 and July-December 1887.

By: Burlingame, Edward (editor)

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 29249


Very Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; First 12 issues of Scribner's Magazine, bound in 2 volumes. 768 pages. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering & design; bevelled edges. Lovely, bright decorative covers. Very clean, tight with only a hint of edge wear. Pages clean, bright and unmarked. Endpapers show minor foxing, some rippling. Contents include entries by Bret Harte, Henry M. Field, Sarah Orne Jewett, Rebecca Harding Davis, Joel Chandler Harris, William James, Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas Nelson Page, Andrew Lang, Percival Lowell, and many more. View more info

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As the Earth Turns [Armed Services Edition G-200]

By: Carroll, Gladys Hasty

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Editions for the Armed Services Inc: 1944

Seller ID: 29568


Good+; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 287 pp. Moderately edge worn cover with light soil. Binding solid. Pages tanned. View more info

Complete & Utter Nonsense (2 Vols in Slipcase)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 1998

Seller ID: 31227


Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Two volumes, backed in green cloth, pictorial paper covered boards. In green card slipcase. Complete Nonsense, 131 pages; Sixty-five illustrations by Arthur B. Frost; Introduction by Alan Garner. Utter Nonsense, 103 pages; nine illustrations by Henry Holiday, and twenty eight by Harry Furniss. Fine books, in Near Fine slipcase. View more info

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A Romance of the Republic

By: Child, Lydia Maria

Price: $133.20

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields: 1867

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 27342


Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 442 pages, bound in original purple cloth; gilt title on spine; brown endpapers. First Edition indicated by same date on title page and verso. BAL 3203. Fair to Good book. Headband & footband chipped away; spine cloth quite darkened; boards quite faded; show uneven color, soil; stain on rear Gilt lettering somewhat dulled. Binding solid, though front endpaper partially cracked; mended by PO. Corners worn to card. Page 3 torn and mended with tape. PON Thomas Bell's bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Previous owner's name written on front en... View more info

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The Mill on Mad River

By: Clark, Howard

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: 28048


Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; SIGNED by the author. NOT a Book Club. 278 pages, bound in beige cloth with blue stamped lettering & design. Bright clean cover; light wear ends of spine; cloth creased at base of spine. Interior crisp, clean, tight. Good-Only jacket shows a 2" closed tear on front; shallow chipping; wear on rear flap fold; creasing on back panel. Original publisher's price of $2.50 intact on flap. Novel set in Waterbury Connecticut, with protagonist Anson Holt becoming a major player in the brass industry. Jacket design by Alan... View more info

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Claire of the Sea Light

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2013

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30065

ISBN: 030727179X


Near Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; SIGNED by author Edwidge Danticat on blank page. Near Fine book (minor shelf- rubbing to spine ends) in crisp, fresh jacket.; Signed by Author View more info

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Three Soldiers (Modern Library #205)

By: Dos Passos, John.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Modern Library:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30830


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 471 pp. bound in pale green cloth; green title blocks, gilt lettering; green topstain; grey & white Rockwell Kent endpapers. 1932 copyright. Dust jacket listing 362 titles; price-clipped; circa 1950-55. Nice bright book, cloth softened at spine ends; tightly bound, crisp pages, no markings. Jacket darkened on spine; shallow chipping at spine ends (piece of tape on underside), wear at tops of flap folds. View more info

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Mysteries of Blair House

By: Eastman, Roy

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Conjure House: 1948

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 19410


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; NEAR FINE book in VERY GOOD jacket. Bound in blue cloth; white design. Crisp, tight, unmarked book. Bright jacket with rubbing on top edge, tips; one short tear. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

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Stories from the Norseland

By: Edmison, John P

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Penn Pub. Co: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24175


Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Same date title & copyright pages. 373 pages, bound in gray-blue cloth; white lettering; black, white & rust design; floral patterned endpapers. Frontispiece, tissue guard, plus 6 additional b & w plates. 27 Norse tales, including How the World Began, How Thor Got His Hammer Back, Thor Outwits the Dwarf Algis, The Origin of Poetry, How Skadi Chose Her Husband, Frey and Gevd, How the Fevris Wolf Was Tied, Ragnarok --The End of It All, and many more. Firm binding, clean, bright cover; moderate rubbing at ends of spine... View more info

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The Land of Wonders

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Geo. M. Hill Co.: 1899

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 15891


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Chicago; 261 pages in decorated green cloth, arrow design. Frontis illustration plus several additional plates. Bright square cover with moderate wear & touch of fraying at spine ends. Interior clean unmarked; mild foxing on endpapers. Solid binding. Author of Through Jungle & Wilderness, A Waif of the Mountains, Lost in the Wilds, and many other adventure books. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. (FYI, Mershon is the copyright name, Geo. M. Hill is the publisher). ; Packaged with care. View more info

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The Town [Volume Two in the Snopes Trilogy]

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $83.70

Publisher: Random House: 1957

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29458


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Stated first printing, red cloth binding, gilt stamping, grey rules, light grey threaded endpapers, gray top-stain. Line 8 repeated on p327. First state jacket with $3.95 price and 5/57 at bottom of flap. "Nobel prize for literature, 1950" on front panel of jacket. Designed by Push Pin Studios. About Fine book with hint of wear at base of spine. Very Good jacket with front panel quite clean, bright and intact. Rear panel slightly tanned, as is white portion of spine; 3/8/" tear & short crease at top edge of ... View more info