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The Marine Corps Reader

by METCALF, Clyde H.; Ed

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Published
1944
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VG
Edition
Second Impression
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1944. The story of the U.S. Marine Corps at war.; Bound in black decorated buckram, sans DW; off-setting to end-papers; previous owners name penned on ffep.; slight forward lean; black & white frontis.; 600pp.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket.
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John Peddie: Biographical Sketches Contributed By Friends

by BANES, Charles H.; Ed

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VG+
Edition
Reprint
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$15.00

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Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society No Date; Bound in red buckram, sans DW; previous owners book plate on front paste down; frontispiece starting to seperate; pencil scribbling to rear end-papers; 324pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader

by FINCH, Robert; Ed

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393034806
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$40.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1993. Housed in a price-clipped DW; collection of over 150 selections by 67 writers, including Conrad Aiken, Henry David Thoreau, Josef Berger, Herman Melville, Edmund Wilson, Annie Dillard, Mary Oliver, and many more; 435pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price-clipped.
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An Auld Licht Manse and Other Sketches

by BARRIE, J. M

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Published
1893
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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New York: John Knox & Co., 1893. Bound in red decorated cloth, sans DW; spot fading to panels; some foxing to end-papers, with previous owners address label on front paste down; 256pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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A Sketch of Sam Bass, The Bandit

by MARTIN, Charles L.

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Published
1956
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$14.00

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1956. "The Western Frontier Library"; "A Graphic Narrative"; introduction by Ramon F. Adams; black & white illustrations; light foxing to edges; book store sticker on rear paste down; 166pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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The Romany Stain

by MORLEY, Christopher

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Published
1926
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1926. Bound in black quarter buckram and brown paper boards, sans DW, with orange title labels on front panel and spine; illustrated with pen drawings by Walter Jack Duncan; 273pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket. Illus. by DUNCAN, Walter Jack.
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Talks By the Old Storekeeper

by FARRINGTON, Frank

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Published
1906
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$16.00

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Delhi, N.Y.: Merchants' Helps Publishing Co., 1906. Bound in red buckram, with illustrated plate affixed to front panel, sans DW; black & white plates; 141pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
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Uncle Wash - His Stories

by MOORE, John Trotwood

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Published
1910
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1910. Bound in green decorated buckram, sans DW; black vernacular by major publisher; black & white plates; previous owners name stamped on ffep., and remains of book plate on front paste down; 329pp. plus 7 pages of ads.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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The IV Georges: Sketches of Manners, Morals, Court and Town Life

by THACKERAY, William Makepeace

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Published
1892
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Early Reprint
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$35.00

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Meadville, PA: The Chautauqua-Century Press, 1892. Bound in decorated brown buckram, sans DW; black & white illustrations; 211pp.. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by EDWARDS, George Wharton.
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It's an Old California Custom (Signed)

by SHIPPEY, Lee

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Published
1948
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1948. Latest volume in the "American Customs" series; black & white illustrations; signed by the author on ffep.; small book store label on rear fep.; 292pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.
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Within a Jersey Circle; Tales from the Past

by QUARRIE, George

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Published
1910
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Somerville, NJ: Unionist-Gazette Association, 1910. "Grave and gay, as picked up from old Jerseyites"; Scarce 1st edition bound in decorated white buckram, sans DW; black & white plates; 332pp. Handsome copy!. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. Illus. by QUARRIE, George.
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Jeff's Stories

by MATHIS, Jefferson

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Published
1986
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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La Verne, Ca.: Privately Printed, 1986. Scarce volume of Iowa reminiscing in spiral bound wraps; black & white decorations; 117pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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4000 Years of Christmas

by COUNT, Earl W

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Published
1948
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Henry Schuman, 1948. Essays, sketches, poems, and carols about Christmas; bound in black buckram, sans DW; previous owers name penned on ffep.; few marginalia in pencil; 95pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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Side Effects

by ALLEN, Woody

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394511047
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$18.00

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New York: Random House, 1980. The author's third collection of comic writing; 149pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Second Book of Tales

by FIELD, Eugene

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Published
1896
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$22.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. First trade edition, bound in steel-blue buckram, sans DW's; t.e.g.; untrimmed edges; 314pp.. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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Sharps and Flats (2 Vols.)

by FIELD, Eugene

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Published
1900
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$32.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Two volumes bound in steel blue buckram, sans DW's; t.e.g.; untrimmed edges; 254/290pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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Poems and Prose

by HOYT, Rosamund

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Published
1928
Condition
VG++
Edition
Limited
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$16.00

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Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1928. Bound in blue, decorated buckram, sans DW; one of 250 copies privately printed; black & white plates; previous owners book plate on front paste down, and signature on ffep.; paper-clip mark to top edges; 110pp.. Limited. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
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Greg's Choice (Signed)

by CLARK, Gregory

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Published
1961
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1961. Foreword by Gillis Purcell; signed by the author on the limitation page; 184pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
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Past Hours; A Random Collection of Tales and Addresses (Signed)

by COLEMAN, William C.

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Published
1937
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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Baltimore, MD: The Lord Baltimore Press, 1937. Bound in dark blue buckram, sans DW; minor glass stains to front panel; inscribed & signed by the author on ffep.; 12 highly diverse essays by the Harvard law educated federal judge, with last, a eulogy, delivered upon Justice Holmes shortly after his death; complemented by others on lawyers' character, duck-hunting, and moose… Read more
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The Pious Pornogrephers; An Anatomy of American Sex and Other Lively Habits

by IVERSEN. William

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Published
1963
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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New York: Morrow, 1963. DW has a closed one inch tear to rear bottom panel; DW and black & white drawings by Isidore Seltzer; DW blurb by Groucho Marx; 214pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+. Illus. by SELTZER, Isidore.
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