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FOUNDATION'S EDGE

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007105


366 pp. Minor shelf wear. Spine top and bottom has edgewear. Dust jacket has minor stain on back, and has chipping/small tears to spine ends. Jacket is price-clipped. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info

AFRICAN INTRIGUE

By: Batson, Alfred

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005102


307 pp. Black cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, tears to spine ends and larger tear to bottom spine. Maps on endpapers. Uncut page edges. View more info

AT A VENTURE

By: Bennett, Charles A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006667


With drawings by Clarence Day Jr. 184 pp. Missing DJ. Brown paper boards with green linen spine and faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and top corners have exposed boards, edges are rubbed, minor scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Red top page edge. Endpaper browning. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior page edges are browning, light foxing throughout. Book in Good condition. View more info

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005701


"Maeve Binchy has fashioned a compassionate and totally absorbing novel, one that creates a vivid and magnificently complete world of an irresistible Ireland and a circle of unforgettable friends." 565 pp. DJ in Good condition with edges bent/some chipping, one inch tear to lower spine edge, dirt smudges to back and some adhesive remains along bottom edge of back. Rubbing to cover edges and spine edges bent. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

JOHN HENRY

By: Bradford, Roark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Literary Guild: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006547


Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. 225 pp. Blue cloth covers. Missing DJ. Cover corners bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, some soiling and "waviness" to cover faces. Spine is discolored from sun exposure, title bar missing, spine ends are bent and fraying. Bug damage to front free endpaper and half title page. Heavy foxing throughout first pages, rest of interior is browning. Book in Good- condition. View more info

GOLD IN YOUR ATTIC

By: Bradley, Van Allen B/w photos

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Fleet Publishing Corporation New York: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000189


light rubbing, price clipped. 1st (?) blue cloth 277pp. At the time of writing this book, Van Allen Bradley was the literary editor of the Chicago Daily News. It "is designed to be a highly useful reference work for both the expert and casual collector of rare old books,limited and first editions. An easy to follow guide including a checklist and many actual photographs of thousands of rare American books and first editions worth $25 to $25,000. This edition and ma... View more info

THE STORY OF HENRI TOD

By: Buckley, Jr., William F.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co: 1984

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 005454


"Yes, Blackford Oakes is back. In Berlin. When The Wall goes up." 136 pp. First edition in the United States after a privately printed limited edition. DJ in Good condition with tears along spine, edges rubbed, and ink/dirt spots on front. Gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Corners bumped. Interior is tight, clean and VG. View more info

THE CROOKED LITTLE PATH

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006062


A Book of Nature Stories. Charming illustrations by Harrison Cady. Stated First Edition. 184 pp. Red cloth covers with black lettering and images of animal characters on front. Missing DJ. Cover corners are bumped, edges and corners rubbed, spine ends are bumped and starting to fray. Residue from scotch tape (?) on middle and bottom of front joint. Illustrated endpapers. Scotch tape (2") adhered on front inside cover, and some dirt smudges to page edges. In... View more info

NEW LEASE ON LIFE, The Story Of A City Family Who Quit The Rat Race And Moved To A Ranch In Wyoming

By: Carney, Otis

Price: $9.50

Publisher: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002277


owner's name in green ink on free endp. otherwise interior is clean, tight and VG+. Exterior is VG+. View more info

READING FOR PLEASURE

By: Cerf, Bennett

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005826


"This book is a guided tour of some of the high spots I've encountered in a lifetime of reading." 769 pages with index. Missing DJ. Blue and red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and publisher logo on front. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges are rubbed, some discoloration on front cover, and some fading on spine. Uncut page edges. Small tear on bottom of title page. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

THE WAY OF THE ASCETICS

By: Colliander, Tito

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006220


Wisdom on the inner life drawn from the tradition of the Eastern Orthodox church. Translated by Katharine Ford. Edited with an introduction by R. M. French. Translated from the Swedish, Asketernas Vag, which was first published in 1952 by Soderstrom & Co., Helsingfors, Finland. 123 pages with index. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good- condition with tears/chipping to corners and edges, rubbing to edges, dirty faces. Cover bottom corners are rubbe... View more info

My Darling Kitten

By: Collington Peter

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002527


"This delightful story -- told almost entirely with pictures -- will go straight to the heart of every child or grownup who has a warm and furry alarm clock that goes 'meow'." Unpaginated. Charming illustrations. Book and DJ in NF condition. View more info

THE BIRD OF PARADISE and other Poems

By: Davies, William H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1914

Seller ID: 000006


Book in Very Good condition. DJ only Fair, with tears and chips, some missing pieces, front and back detached. 86 pp. Total of forty-seven poems. Eight pages in back with other MESSRS. METHUEN'S PUBLICATIONS. View more info

FAREWELL TO POESY and other Poems

By: Davies, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, A.C. Fifield: 1910

Seller ID: 000226


60 pp. Paper over board ? covers. two mild dampstains on front cover. Covers are overall Good to Good+. Spine darkened, two tiny nicks and ends, tiny pieces missing? Interior clean, tight and VG+. Edges untrimmed. Four pages in back with advertisements for other publications of Mr. Fifield. View more info

THE MACMILLAN VISUAL DESK REFERENCE

By: Diagram Group

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000895


The first visual desk reference book. Designed to give you quick access to the most widely sought information in a way no similar volume has done before: through diagrams, charts, illustrations, maps, timelines, and other graphics in addition to text. Each subject includes a glossary of key works, definitions of important concepts, brief biographies of famous people, and other essential data. 4,000 illustrations, diagrams and charts, 1,100 key topics and 52 subject areas... View more info

VOICES FROM THE SOUTHWEST

By: Dickinson, Donald C. (editor); W. David Laird (editor); Margaret F. Maxwell (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005192


A gathering of poetry, essays, and art in honor of Lawrence Clark Powell. This volume was produced on the occasion of Lawrence Clark Powell's seventieth birthday. Contributors include Ansel Adams, photographer; Jose Cisneros, artist; and William Everson, poet. Bookplate on front flypaper that reads "This book has been donated by Northland Press and Justin Industries, Inc. For a complete catalog of Northland Press books, write: Northland Press, PO Box N, Flagstaff,... View more info

SANTA BARBARA: HIGHLIGHTS & HISTORY

By: Dugan, Judy Magee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Jama Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005197


"Four cultures, spanning recent centuries, have etched a colorful history along Santa Barbara shores." 55 pp. with index. Dust jacket in Good condition with slight tears along edges and corners. Gift inscription on front flypaper. Slight browning along page edges. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

HOW LISA LOVED THE KING

By: Eliot, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Fields, Osgood, & Co.: 1869

Seller ID: 000338


Written between the inception of Middlemarch and the completion, seven years later, of Daniel Deronda (two of her novels), this book is a charming treatment of a subject taken from Boccaccio; a poem interesting by virtue of its graceful form. 48 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front cover. Corners rubbed. Spine ends rubbed/bumped and top edge slightly frayed. Overall covers are Good to Good+. On title page, right hand top, "Place" stamped. String ... View more info

SEVEN HORIZONS

By: Finger, Charles J

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002643


Green linen-like cloth. Colored paper label on spine, faded, Mild rubbing to spine ends, side/bottom page edges untrimmed, otherwise exterior is VG-. Interior is tight, clean and in Very Good+ condition. View more info

NIGHT OVER WATER

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005453


"...is a dazzling novel of skyborne peril and dangerous liaisons on history's most romantic airplane - the last flight of the fabulous Flying Clipper." 400 pp. Brown paper board with black cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine. Corners rubbed and top/bottom spine shows shelfwear. DJ in VG condition with rubbing to edges and corners, price clipped. Map endpapers. Interior is tight, clean and VG condition. View more info