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Second Book of Tales.

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Charles Scribners Sons: 1908

Seller ID: 2109

Condition: Good to Very Good


12mo. 314 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and top edge gilt. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners and a pair of shallow bumps to top edge of both boards. Internally clean and unmarked. A few pages are unopened. Copyright 1896, this is a 1908 printing. The tales include 16 of which had remained unpublished in book form at the time of Mr. Field's death. An additional 8 tales were taken from "Culture's Garland". Contents: Humin Natur' on the Han'bul 'nd St. Jo., The Mother in Paradise, Mr. and Mrs. Blossom, Death and the Soldier, The 'Jinin' Farms, ... View more info

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Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books (Div. Random House): 1996

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 905

ISBN: 0679735186

Condition: Fine


8vo. 451 pgs. Fine Condition trade paperback of Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. ISBN 0679735186. #905. View more info

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The Enchanted Garden.

By: Forman, Henry James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1923

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2116

Condition: Good to Very Good


8vo. x.310 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Green cloth, light external shelfwear, light foxing to endpapers, frontis and title page, otherwise internally clean and unmarked. Frontis illustration by A.D. Rahn. Vintage shipwreck tale. August 1923 Printing. #2116. View more info

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Thais

By: France, Anatole

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Marvin Press.: 1931

Seller ID: 388

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 252 pgs. Very Good condition. Lightly soiled rust cloth with gilt publishers device on front cover. Light edge and corner wear. Introduction with illustrations by Hendrik Van Loon. Contents: Book I. The Lotus, Book II. The Papyrus, Book III.The Euphorbium. #388. View more info

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A Witness Tree

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1942

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 2562

Condition: Very Good


91 pgs Very Good condition cloth hardcover. Very light external shelf wear, binding sound, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: he Silken Tent, All Revelation, Happiness Makes Up in Height for What It Lacks in Length, Come In, I Could Give All to Time, Carpe Diem, The Wind and the Rain, The Most of It, Never Again Would Birds'Song Be the Same, The Subverted Flower, Wilful Homing, A Cloud Shadow, The Quest of the Purple-Fringed, The Discovery of the Madeiras, The Gift Outright, Triple Bronze, Our Hold on the Planet, To a Young Wretch (Boethian), The Lesson for Today, Time Out, To a Moth See... View more info

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Swan Song

By: Galsworthy, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd., London. 2nd impression, 1928.: 1928

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 456

Condition: Very Good


12mo. 347 pgs. Very Good hardbound. Green cloth, gilt lettering, light edgewear. Owner name and foxing to front free endpaper, crinkle/chip (printer imperfection) to rear endpaper. 1/2" closed tear to bottom margin pg 45. Clean and sound copy. #456 View more info

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Principles of Plant Infection.. A Text-Book of General Plant Pathology for Biologists, Agriculturists, Foresters and Plant Breeders.

By: Gaumann, Ernst. (Authorized English Edition By William B. Brierly)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Hafner Publishing Company: 1950

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1183

Condition: Very Good


4to. xvi. 543 pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, very light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners. Owner name on bottom of front endpaper from Univ. of Wisconsin Plant Pathology Dept., else clean and unmarked. Sections: Introduction. Infection (mechanisms, environment, pathways). Infection Chains (sources, saphrophytes, transmission, epidemiology). The Parasitic Adaptation of Pathogens (innate constitutional differences in the parasitic adaptation of pathogens). The Disease Proneness of the Host (axeny, resistance, penetration, spread, defense reations, in... View more info

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English Renaissance Prose Fiction, 1500-1660: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism (1984-1990)

By: Harner, James L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G K Hall: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1845

ISBN: 0816190887

Condition: Very Good


xiii.185 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Shallow bumping to spine edges and corners, else minimal shelf wear, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: The Author, Preface, Acknowledgments, Bibliographies [15 sources], Anthologies [2 sources], General Studies [72 sources], Authors/Translators/Titles [arranged alphabetically], Index. A continuation of the author's "English Renaissance Prose Fiction, 1500-1660: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism" and its supplement for 1978-1983. The majority of entries are for books and articles published between 1984 and 1990, but als... View more info

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Select British Poets, or New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present Time, With Critical Remarks. [Suppressed First Edition]

By: Hazlitt, William

Price: $193.00

Publisher: London, Wm. C. Hall: 1824

Edition: First Edition, Suppressed

Seller ID: 2412

Condition: Good to Very Good


xv. 822 pgs. Good+ condition hardcover, marbled boards, leather spine and corners. This is the very scarce suppressed first edition, withdrawn from distribution after copyright issues arose concerning some of the still-living poets included in this volume. Leather to spine is rubbed and chipped, edges and corners of boards rubbed, hinges and gutters tender but holding well, signatures tight, clean and unmarked but for occasional light pencil tickmarks in margins of a few sections. Light foxing to endpapers and blanks and scattered marginally throughout text. Portraits wanting. Printed by J. Wh... View more info

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Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe

By: Hoffman, Daniel.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1313

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. xvi.339 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket with price intact. Rust cloth, gilt to spine, matching rust endpapers. First Edition stated on copyright page. Jacket has a trace of edgewear consisting of slight rubbing and wear to paper edges, overall slight age-toning to paper. Book is very clean with minimal shelfwear, unmarked but for the unfortunate of four individual words neatly underlined in text. Contents: Preface. I. Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe. II.O! Nothing Earthly-The Poems, III. The Rationale of Verse-The Critical Theory, IV. Disentanglements-Tales of Ratioci... View more info

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Outlines of Entymology

By: Imms, A.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1949

Seller ID: 920

Condition: Very Good


8vo.vii.188 pgs. Very Good hardbound in Good jacket. Blue cloth with slight fading along bottom edge and corner of top spine. Scattered light foxing at top of text black. Dust jacket with several chips at spine edges and spine slightly darkened. Rear panel features advertisement for science titles in Everyman's Library. A general textbook of entymology with 96 detailed illustrations. Topics are arranged under the general headings: Anatomy and Physiology, Embryology, Growth and Metamorphosis, Nomenclature and Classification, Relationships of Insects, Appendix of Literature. #120. View more info

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Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.

By: Janson, H. Frederic

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Timber Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 773

ISBN: 0881923362

Condition: Fine


8vo. 433 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth, jacket illustrations: 1885 silk and wood tapestry Pomona, jacket back is frontis of Traite des arbres fruitiers. Illustrated endpapers, black and white engravings, illustrations and color plates throughout text. An in-depth review of European literature dealing with fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution. Contains a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. Contents include: fruit texts of antiquity and the Middle Ages, organization of fruit literature, Renaissance printings of old and new fruit texts, literary r... View more info

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Asylum for the Queen

By: Jordan, Mildred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Seller ID: 118

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 409 pgs. Very good condition hardcover. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering and floral decoration on spine. A few shallow dings to rear board, otherwise clean and unmarked. Historical novel set in France. #118. View more info

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Bone By Bone. Stories.

By: Krist, Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Co., NY.1994.: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 408

ISBN: 0151820643

Condition: Fine


8vo. 257 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. First Edition. Blue boards and blue cloth spine, silver lettering. Decorated endpapers. Very slight rubbing to upper spine corner of dust jacket, else fine. Uncommon short stories of common lives. ISBN 0151820643. #408. View more info

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The Essays of Elia. Last Essays of Elia. Popular Fallacies. [The Nelson Classics] with Ephemera.

By: Lamb, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 1969

Condition: Very Good


iii.378pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, brown cloth with copper lettering to spine. Clean, sound, unmarked, bottom spine end shows a bit of rubbing. Dust jacket has a 1 inch corner chip to upper spine and front corner, edges rubbed. Front panel of dust jacket is separated from rest of dust jacket, held intact and now protected in archival cover, still overall quite presentable. Bottom corner of front flap is price-clipped. Selected titles of the Nelson Classics series are printed on both flaps, small tears at corners. Contents include 52 essays and 16 "Popular Fallacies". Laid in i... View more info

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Why the Tree Loves the Ax

By: Lewis, Jim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1014

ISBN: 0609601091

Condition: Fine


8vo. 276 pgs. First Edition. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Author's second novel, a story of female violence, fear and resourcefulness. ISBN 0609601091. #1014. View more info

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An Easy Day for a Lady

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $8.00

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

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 979

ISBN: 0312118112

Condition: Fine


8vo. 210 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dustjacket. First edition thus-first published under the title "Widow's Peak" by Little, Brown and Co. in Great Britain. This is the fourth novel with British suffragette Nell Bray. On a climbing holiday at Mt. Blanc, Nell spots a French rescue team chipping a body out of the ice. ISBN 0312118112. #979. View more info

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Evangeline. A Tale of Acadie.

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York and London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 2578

Condition: Very Good+


141pgs plus publisher's list. Not dated circa 1899-1910. Very attractive small green hardcover, bound in soft leather with gilt decorations to top and spine, top edge gilt. Slight fading to spine. Original red ribbon bookmarker still bound in, but flush with bottom edge. Decorated floral endpapers in gilt and green. Small bookseller label on front endpaper of W.B. Clarke Company, Booksellers & Stationers, Boston. Book# 2578. View more info

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Catalina. A Romance.

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City.: 1948

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 226

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 275 pgs. Very Good condition. Black cloth with light shelf-wear to spine edges. Interior clean, sound, unmarked. Book Club edition. #226 View more info

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Schrodinger's Baby

By: McGregor, H.R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1050

ISBN: 0688168930

Condition: Fine


8vo. 250 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Theme revisits the quantum physicist's Shrodinger's Cat conundrum in the context of a murder. Author's first book, focusing on a group of students and roomates in Glasgow, a body under the staircase and a sense of morality that is no more real than a physics equation. First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Judy Piatkus Ltd. ISBN 0688168930. #1050. View more info