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Visions of Darkness. Masterpieces of Egar Allan Poe.. C. Merton Babcock, Ed.

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Missouri, Hallmark Editions: 1971

Edition: No Additional or Previous Printings Indi

Seller ID: 2579

Condition: Fine


62pgs. Fine condition small hardcoer, illustrated front, spine and pack with an eye-catching portrait of Edgar Allan Poe. Pristine, lacking dustjacket. Illustrated nicely, endpapers and text, illustrator not known or attributed. Contents: Introduction: "This Soul With Sorrow Laden", The Oval Portrait, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, The Masque of the Red Death, The Raven, To Helen, Important Dates in Edgar Allan Poe's Life. Book# 2579. View more info

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Tales of Mystery & Imagination. With an Introduction By Vincent Starrett & Photogravures of the Original Aquatints By William Sharp.

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., The Heritage Press.:

Edition: Not Dated (original Copyright 1941)

Seller ID: 2581

Condition: Very Good+


366pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover, decorated boards, top edge a matching blue, very faint fading to cloth on spine. Although lacking the original protective slipcase, this copy is nearly pristine, totally clean and unmarked. Copyright permission from 1941 Heritage Club. Contains: A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Assignation, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Gold-Bug, The Oval Portrait, The Black Cat, MS. Found in a Bottle, Hop-Frog, Eleonora, William Wilson, Berenice, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, Metzengerstein, Ligeia, Shadow-A Parable, Shadow-A Fabl... View more info

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Return to the House of Usher

By: Poe, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Dougherty Associates, October 1996. First edition.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1333

ISBN: 0312860129

Condition: Fine


8vo. 284 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Psychological thriller mystery set at the newly rebuilt Usher House. ISBN 0312860129. #1333. View more info

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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 863

ISBN: 0684195488

Condition: Fine


8vo. 381pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, a few tiny faint wear marks at rear edge of matte jacket. Tan boards, brown cloth spine. A little green accordion travels from 1890 Sicily to New Orleans to Iowa, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, witnessing an array of tales from murder to racial predjudice among its ethnically diverse owners: Sicilians, German Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Poles, Norwegians, Irish, Basques and Franco-Canadians. ISBN 0684195488. #863. View more info

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The Vampire Companion. The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles.

By: Ramsland, Katherine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1054

ISBN: 0345379225

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 508 pgs. First Edition October 1993. Near Fine condition black cloth hard cover in Near Fine jacket. Both pristine. Jacket has tiny shallow ding to paper on back edge at spine. Classic chronicle, glossary and guide book to the vampiric fiction of Anne Rice. Illustrated throughout. Includes glossary, time lines, vampire atlases (ancient world, modern world), San Francisco, New Orleans and the French Quarter, France, Paris, The Gathering of Immortals, Voyage of the QE II. Bibliography. ISBN 0345379925. #1054. View more info

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Bitterroot Landing

By: Reynolds, Sheri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1127

ISBN: 039913994X

Condition: Fine


8vo. 239 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked, unread. Novel about an incest survivor, author's first book. ISBN 039913994X. View more info

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Rhymes of Childhood. The Poems and Prose Sketches of James Whitcomb Riley.

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1917

Edition: Homestead Edition

Seller ID: 2113

Condition: Very Good


12mo. xii. 216 pgs. Very Good condition choclate brown hardcover. A few light faded spots to back board and several first pages, else clean and unmarked, general age toning to pages. Uncut pages on side and bottom, top edge gilt. The Works of James Whitcomb Riley. Vol. V. on half-title. Frontis drawing by Alice Barber Stephens of boys playing in an orchard, protective tissue intact. Over 100 poems and verse for children. #2113. View more info

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Der Neuen Gedichte Anderer Teil

By: Rilke, Rainer Maria

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.:

Edition: Not Dated.

Seller ID: 2432

Condition: Very Good


121 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover in Fair jacket. Fading to spine along lower spine and edges, jacket present in fragments held acceptable intact by a clear removable archival cover.Small bookstore ticket [Aberdeen Book Company, 65-69 Fourth Ave, New York 3, New York] affixed to lower corner of front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Not dated. For those who would like to read Rilke in the original German language, Contents: Archaischer Torso Apollos,Kretische Artemis, Leda, Delphine, Die Insel Der Sirenen, Klage Um Antinous, Der Tod Der Geleibten, Klage Um Jonathan, Tros... View more info

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Le Grand Passage [The Northwest Passage]. Translated from English By Pierre-Fancois Caille

By: Roberts, Kenneth

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Stock: 1941

Seller ID: 2260

Condition: Good to Very Good


576 pgs. Good to Very Good condition softcover pb in original stiff paper covers. Darkening and creasing of paper of spine, small tears at bottom corners of spine. General age-toning of paper. Page edges untrimmed. Internally clean and unmarked. Text is in French language.Translated from the English by Pierre-Francais Caille. Set in mid 18th century North America during the French and Indian War, Major Robert Rogers and his men are in search of the Northwest Passage. Two maps precede the text. "The Northwest Passage" by Kenneth Roberts also inspired the 1940 film "Northwest Passage... View more info

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Angels Flying Slowly

By: Roe, Jill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 818

ISBN: 0312134274

Condition: Fine


8vo. 206 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine condition, clean and unmarked. Authors first novel. Following the breakup of their parents marriage, two adolescent sisters are dispatched to a convent boarding school, soon to be joined by an equally unruly cousin. Adolescent angst and nostalgic humor, set in the 1950's. ISBN 0312134274. #818. View more info

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The Left Hand is the Dreamer

By: Ross, Nancy Wilson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1947

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 1017

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 390 pgs. A Very Good+ condition cloth hardcover in a Good dust jacket. Book is clean and unmarked with very light shelfwear. Jacket has several 1/2 to 1 inch tears with small chips and rubbing along edges and a 3/4 inch rubbed spot near bottom of spine. A romantic novel set in the era of World War II with scenes from Vienna, New York City, New Mexico and upstate New York. By a writer and correspondent, the author of "The Farthest Reach", "Westward the Women", "Take the Lightning", "The Waves" and numerous articles in Harper's Bazaar, The New Yorker, Reader'... View more info

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Timothy's Game

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons.: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 148

ISBN: 0399133682

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Black boards and cloth, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Black dust jacket, very slight edgewear, one closed 1/4 inch tear. Jacket illus. Don Brautigam. ISBN 0399133682. #148. View more info

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The Seventh Commandment

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons.: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 149

ISBN: 0399136118

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 351pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, with very slight shelfwear to upper spine edge at rear corners, no chips, tears, rubs or marks. Gray boards and endpapers, red cloth at spine, silver lettering. Jacket design and illus. by Ann Spinelli and Richard Hess. ISBN 0399136118. #149. View more info

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McNally's Dilemma

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 1999

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 1414

ISBN: 0399144900

Condition: Fine


8vo. 309 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Archy McNally gets entangled in murder, blackmail and mayhem, Palm Beach style. ISBN 0399144900. #1414. View more info

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McNally's Folly

By: Sanders, Lawrence; Lardo, Vincent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1428

ISBN: 0399146180

Condition: Fine


8vo. 340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Archy McNally deals with blackmail, murder and mayhem while directing a production of "Arsenic and Old Lace". ISBN 0399146180. #1428. View more info

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Blood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England (The American Vampire Series)

By: Schimel, Lawrence (editor); Greenberg, Martin H. (editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Cumberland House Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1523

ISBN: 1888952504

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 224 pgs. Very Good+ condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear consisting of a small, barely discernable lightly abraded spot in the center of the front cover. Text is clean, crisp and unmaked. Anthology of tales centered around the local and historical vampire lore of New England. Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgments; New Hampshire: "Investigating Jericho" by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; Massachusetts: "The Brotherhood of Blood" by Hugh B. Cave; Connecticut: "Chastel" by Manly Wade Wellman; Maine: "The Doom of the House of Duryea" by E... View more info

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Crows Over a Wheatfield

By: Sharp, Paula

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1281

ISBN: 0786861177

Condition: Fine


8vo. 404 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Near Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on title page. Book is clean, crisp, unmarked. Jacket has faint shallow wear to paper at spine ends, not rubbed or chipped. A thirty year segment in the life of a female judge, flavored by the pervasive effects of domestic violence in both her courtroom and her personal life. ISBN 0786861177. #1281. View more info

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Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant. Vol. II. The Second Volume Containing the Four Pleasant Plays.

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Herbert S. Stone and Co.: 1905

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 401

Condition: Good to Very Good


12 mo. 377 pgs. Good to Very Good condition in navy cloth with some light wear to spine edges and corners. Paper title piece with a few tiny chips. Text clean and unmarked, some pages unopened. Includes: You Never Can Tell, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Man of Destiny. #401. View more info

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The Fig Eater

By: Shields, Jody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1742

ISBN: 0316785644

Condition: Fine


311 pgs. Fine hardcover, clean and crisp, in Near Fine jacket. Tiny pinhead perforation to bottom left corner of jacket near spine edge, else fine. Set in Vienna in 1910, the murder of Freud's famous patient Dora is being investigated by the Inspector, newly trained in rationalist criminology. The author presents turn-of-the-century Vienna combined with aspects of forensics, criminolgy, food, botany, folklore, customs, perverse medical practices and subtle sexual secrets. ISBN 0316785644. #1742 View more info

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Edgar Allan Poe. How to Know Him.

By: Smith, C. Alphonso

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2536

Condition: Very Good


350pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hard cover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Very light rubbing to corners, light foxing to pre-title pages otherwise internally clean, sound and unmarked. Frontis portrait of Edgar Allan Poe. This is the original edition and not a modern reprint. Contents: Chapter I: The World-Author; Chapter II: The Man; Chapter III: The Critic; Chapter IV: The Poet; Chapter V: The Writer of Short Stories; Chapter VI: The Frontiersman. By the author of "What Can Literature Done for Me?", "O. Henry Biography". #2536. View more info