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TEN NIGHTS IN A BAR ROOM

By: Arthur, T.S.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, H.M Caldwell: [no date]

Edition: Superb Edition

Seller ID: H12155


175p. Binding loose, cover rubbed with spine cloth worn off at bottom and scraped on top, stamp on front endpaper. Fictional vignettes about bar customers' descent into ruin written to promote alcohol prohibition and temperance. 4 b&w plates. (6"x4-1/4") View more info

WISDOM'S GATE

By: Barnes, Margaret Ayer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12560


370p. Book store ticket on back pastedown, jacket has chips to edges and spine sunned. Considered by Kirkus Review the best novel Barnes has written by the Pulitzer Prize winning author for Years of Grace for which this book is a sequel. B&w genealogical table. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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MAHASCHAVI IN PEACE AND WAR

By: Ben-Gavriêl, M.Y.; With an Introduction by Harry Golden

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1960

Seller ID: H12436


224p. Jacket rubbed with slight wear to corners. Jacket design by Larry Lurin. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

MRS. HULETT

By: Bloch, Bertram

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12574


286p. Signed by author front endpaper. Endpapers lightly toned, dent on top cover edges, jacket has chips and tears to edges with spine and top edges sunned. Noted motion picture story editor and playwright's first novel. Jacket design by Arden Poole. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE RAINS CAME: A NOVEL OF MODERN INDIA

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1937

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12510


597p. Signed by author on half title page. Front hinge weak at title page, cover corners lightly worn with spine sunned and gilt worn. Lives are transformed by a flood in an isolated Indian state during the last decade of the British Raj. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

A DAY IN SAN FRANCISCO

By: Bryant, Dorothy

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Ata Books: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12648


144p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Chip on top front edges of jacket with spine sunned. Set in the early 1980s, in which a mother worries about her promiscuous gay son with foresight of the AIDS epidemic. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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A PILLAR OF IRON

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H12385


[xviii], 649p. Name on front endpaper, jacket soiled with 2" tear on bottom front edge with smaller tears and corners worn. Jacket design by Hugh Baker. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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AILSA PAIGE: A NOVEL

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: H12128


[vi], [502p.] Gift message on front endpaper, back hinge beginning to separate at bottom, cover corners bumped and worn. Fictional, romantic account of the participation of Zouaves and Lancer regiments in the U.S. Civil War. 7 b&w plates and frontispiece. (7-5/8"x5") View more info

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FLIGHT OF AN ANGEL

By: Chute, Verne

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1946

Edition: (First Edition)

Seller ID: H7380


246p. Cover spotted especially on spine with corners lightly worn, former owner's name on front endpaper. Author's first mystery. [Baird; 474 & Hubin; p. 81] (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info

MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION: FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTY

By: De Forest, J.W.; With an Introduction by Gordon S. Haight

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1939

Seller ID: H12549


[xviii], 466p. Endpapers toned, fade spots on cover, jacket has chips and tears to edges with spine sunned. Originally published in 1867, this was one of the first novels written about the Civil War. Union veteran De Forest's "frank treatment of oral questions and it's disconcerting honest description of war" were too strong for popular taste at the time. But this lesser-known classic of 19th-century American literature is rediscovered and put in its contemporary... View more info

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THE WIND LEANS WEST

By: Derleth, August

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Candlelight Press: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12464


323p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Book plate on front endpaper partially removed, cover corners bumped and sizing on cover worn. Part of the author's Wisconsin Saga and is a fictionalized account of the part played by Alexander Mitchell to establish banks and sound banking practices in the Territory and later the State of Wisconsin. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

THE PROGRESS OF JULIUS

By: du Maurier, Daphne

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1933

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12594


325p. Endpapers lightly toned, top of cover edges sunned and soiled with corners bumped, jacket edges have chips and tears. Author's third novel of a French Jewish man's life in Algeria and England following the time of the Franco-Prussian War. Scarce in jacket. Jacket drawing by Robert Haberstock. (8-1/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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CHILD OF THE MORNING

By: Gedge, Pauline

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1977

Seller ID: H12387


403p. 2nd printing. Name on front endpaper, cover corners bumped and worn, jacket corners worn and small creased tears to edges. Fictional account of the first female Pharaoh of Egypt, Hatshepsut, in 1500 B.C. Jacket illustration by Leo and Diane Dillon. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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THE HAD

By: Gehman, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Trident Press: 1965

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: H12211


243p. Jacket rubbed with chips to edges. Prolific journalist's comic novel. Jacket design by Richard Smith. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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GHOST FOX

By: Houston, James

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1977

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H12390


xii, 302p. Name on front endpaper, cover edges sunned, 1" creased tear on top front and corners worn. Fictional tale of seventeen-year-old Sarah Wells, kidnapped by the Abnaki (Abenaki) Indians during the colonial era of the United States, adopts the tribe's way of life and eventually must decide if she wishes to return to her previous life. Jacket painting by Wendell Minor. B&w map. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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LITTLE BENDERS

By: Knox, Joe

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1952

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H12412


255p. A few spots on endpapers, sizing on top of cover spine worn and all corners worn, jacket edges tattered with a large chip on spine bottom, holes on folds, and brown stain on back. Novel set in the mountains of North Carolina, which captures the people and dialect of this part of the United States. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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The Czar's Madman: A Novel

By: Kross, Jaan; Translated By Anselm Hollo

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1993

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: H7702


362p. Jacket rubbed with light edge wear. Jacket design by Marjorie Anderson. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

LITTLE COQUETTE: THE STORY OF A FRENCH GIRLHOOD

By: McCormick, Renée de Fontarce; Translated by Leander J. McCormick

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1944

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12520


295p. Endpapers toned, back cover stained, jacket scraped on front and folds with corners chipped and spine sunned. 6 leaves of b&w plates and frontispiece. (8"x5-1/2") View more info

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RECITATION FROM MEMORY

By: Sale, Elizabeth

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1943

Seller ID: H12389


298p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover corners bumped. The story of Fenella Rand's life and romance in Tacoma, Washington during the early 20th century. (8"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE MANSION

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1911

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: H12426


[61p.] Cover corners bumped. B&w illustrations. (7"x4-5/8") View more info