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A TALE OF POOR LOVERS

by Vasco Pratolini

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Published
1950.
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Good-
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First Edition
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[VASCO PRATOLINI]. A TALE OF POOR LOVERS. Signet, New York, 1950. Signet #797. First Edition. Condition: Good -. A well read book, extensive rubbing to spine, reading crease, creases to covers, chips to extremities else pages are clean and binding tight. Hand signed by legendary pulp artist James Avati on the front cover. Avati read every book he created… Read more
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THE PURCHASE OF THE NORTH POLE

by Jules Verne

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Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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[JULES VERNE]. THE PURCHASE OF THE NORTH POLE. Ace Books, New York, 1960. Ace D-434 with the original 35 cents price on cover. First Edition. Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, original colors on spine, cover are still punchy with much of the original gloss, a few micro-chips to extremities, light soiling specks, faint creases to rear panel,… Read more
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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

by Victor Hugo

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Astro Trader Books
Published
1939
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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[VICTOR HUGO]. HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. Volume 1. Pocket Books, New York, 1939. PB #31. First Edition, First printing. Condition: Good plus. With original red endpapers, moderate edge wear, micro-chips to edge extremities, mild creases to covers, minor rubbing on edges of spine, scuffs to rear cover typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise barely read, pages are… Read more
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WHITEOAKS OF JALNA

by Mazo De La Roche

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Published
1946
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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MAZO DE LA ROCHE. WHITEOAKS OF JALNA. Pocket Books, New York, 1946. First Edition in paperback. Pocket Book #375. Condition: Very Good / Good. Red endpapers. With micro chips to edge extremities on covers, one centimeter closed tear and mildly sunned at the crown of spine, wraps unglued due to age from joint but intact, slightly water stained near page… Read more
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SAMANTHA AT SARATOGA OR, RACIN' AFTER FASHION.

by Marietta Holley

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Published
1887
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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[MARIETTA HOLLEY]. SAMANTHA AT SARATOGA OR, RACIN' AFTER FASHION. Hubbard Publishing Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1887. First Edition. Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, cream colored cloth boards with plastic archival protector, pages are clean, bright and binding is tight, mild soiling to covers. Illustrated by Frederick Opper with illustrated pages through out. 32mo.
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SOUL CLAP HANDS AND SING

by Paule Marshall

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Published
1961
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.95

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[PAULE MARSHALL]. SOUL CLAP HANDS AND SING. Atheneum, New York, 1961. First Edition. Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. In original red cloth and gold gilt titles on spine with blind stamp of author's name on front cover as issued. With the original red endpapers and red top-stained pages. Pages are bright, clean and binding tight. With no foxing, no… Read more
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THE RED CITY

by Silas Weir Mitchell

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$35.95

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[SILAS WEIR MITCHELL]. THE RED CITY. A HISTORICAL NOVEL OF THE SECOND ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT WASHINGTON. The Century Co., New York, 1908. First Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Appears gently read, in original black lettering and illustration on gold cloth with color illustration of harbor town on front cover, original 2 half titles, original 9 plates and… Read more
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GO SET A WATCHMAN

by Harper Lee

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Astro Trader Books
Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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[HARPER LEE]. GO SET A WATCHMAN. HarperCollins, New York, 2015. First Edition, First printing. True First Edition with full number line. Condition: Fine. Appears unread and mint, pages are clean and binding tight. Dust jacket is unclipped and about fine. In original publisher's black boards and type in silver gilt, blue endpapers and publishers blue ribbon bookmark. Cover… Read more
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TOBACCO ROAD

by Erskine Caldwell

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Published
1947
Condition
Good-
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ERSKINE CALDWELL. TOBACCO ROAD. Penguin Books Inc., New York, 1947. First Edition, Second Printing. Penguin # 627. First Edition from this publisher. Condition: Good-. With micro chips , mild creases, minor rubbing on spine and cover, light soiling typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise barely read, pages are clean and binding good. Cover art by Robert… Read more
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PLAYBOY MAGAZINE VOL. 2 NO. 6 JUNE 1955

by John Collier, Russ Meyer (Photographer) Eve Meyer, Donna Kime (Models)

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Astro Trader Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$90.00

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HUGH M. HEFNER. (EDITOR).PLAYBOY. HMH Publishing Co. Inc., Chicago, June 1955. Vol. 2, No. 6. Softcover. First Edition. Condition: Very Good +. Appears unread, semi-glossy, saddle stapled, micro-chips, light scratches to covers, extremities, neat inscriptions at the top near the title on the front cover, minor rubbing to corner edges covers typical of vintage magazines of this age, centerfold present… Read more
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THE GLASS BLOWERS

by Daphne Du Maurier

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Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$37.95

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[DAPHNE DU MAURIER]. THE GLASS BLOWERS. Victor Gollancz, London, 1963. First U.K. Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean and binding tight. In publisher's original cherry red cloth and gilded type on spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Unclipped with original price of 21 net, with mild creases, rubbing to corners, micro-chips on spine and cover… Read more
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KATHERINE CHRISTINE

by Hugh Walpole

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Published
1943
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.95

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[HUGH WALPOLE]. KATHERINE CHRISTINE. Doubleday, Doran and Company, New York, 1943. First Edition. Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Appears unread, in original royal blue cloth, boards are near pristine, previous owners inscription in erasable pencil on first endpaper with neat notations also in erasable pencil on bibliography page opposite the title page, all other pages appear unmarked, clean,… Read more
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OF TIME AND THE RIVER

by Thomas Wolfe

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Published
1944
Condition
Near Fine
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THOMAS WOLFE. OF TIME AND THE RIVER. Sun Dial Press, New York, 1944. Reprint. Book Condition: Fine / Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean and binding tight. In original publisher's black cloth and gilded titles on cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good / Good. Unclipped with reprint of the original First Edition Art Deco typeface in white, original… Read more
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KIPLING'S INDIAN TALES ORIENTAL EDITION

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published
1910
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$80.00

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[RUDYARD KIPLING]. KIPLING'S INDIAN TALES. Dodge Publishing Company, New York, 1899 (1910). Early Reprint. Fine / Near Fine. Appears unread, title on front cover and top edge pages in gilt, portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, light shelf wear with trivial soiling to covers, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Overall a about fine copy, uncommon in this fine… Read more
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MANDOA, MANDOA!

by Winifred Holtby

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Astro Trader Books
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$67.95

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[WINIFRED HOLTBY]. MANDOA, MANDOA! Macmillan Company, New York, 1933. First U.S. Edition. Book Condition: Fine / Near Fine. In publisher's original mint green cloth boards and original grey top-stained page edges, stamped in dark brown leaf design on spine and type of cover. Appears barely read, pages are clean and binding tight. Dust Jacket condition: Good / Fair. Intact… Read more
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[THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL]. CHARLES M. SHORTRIDGE (EDITOR). HISTORICAL WESTERN. STAGE HELD UP IN NEW MEXICO. THE HIGH FIVES GANG SAN ANTONIO - WHITE OAKS STAGECOACH ROBBERIES OF 1896. DEATH CLAIMS A MAN OF GENIUS. FRONT PAGE OBITUARY OF AUTHOR GEORGE DU MAURIER ON OCTOBER 8, 1896. Newspaper. Volume 80, No. 131. October 9, 1896. First Edition. Condition: Very… Read more
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LORD HORNBLOWER

by C.S. Forester

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Astro Trader Books
Published
1946
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$27.95

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[CECIL LOUIS TROUGHTON SMITH]. CECIL SCOTT "C.S." FORESTER. (PSEUDONYM). LORD HORNBLOWER. ASSOCIATION COPY. Little Brown & Co., Boston, MA, 1946. First U.S. Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine. In teal cloth, type stamped in gilt on spine, appears unread, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. A about fine copy. Not a Book Club or facsimile copy. Dust… Read more
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