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Smoking Flax

by RIVES, Hallie Erminie

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Published
1897
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$200.00

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London & New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1897. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. 232, [7] p. 17 cm. Grey cloth. Light wear to extremities. Ink signature and stamp on front free endpaper. Of interest to those studying the Jim Crow South. Controversial story apparentlyin favour of lynching written by a Southern white author. In the simple plot, a… Read more
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The Iowa Baseball Confederacy

by KINSELLA, W. P.

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Attic Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002230469
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$35.00

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Toronto: Collins, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 310 p. 22 cm. Quarter beige cloth and green paper boards. In mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by author on half title. Ink stamp on title page.
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The Queen of Four Kingdoms

by HRH Princess Michael of Kent

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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New York: Beaufort Books, 2014. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 376 p. 24 cm. Genealogy chart and map. Blue cloth in dustjacket. Marks to dustjacket due to previous owner using it as a writing desk. Inscribed by author as "Marie Christine" on title page.
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Scars

by KINSELLA, W. P.

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Attic Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Oberon Press, 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 154 p. 22 cm. Softcover. Signed by the author on front free endpaper.
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Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa

by KINSELLA, W. P.

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Attic Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780887503436
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$100.00

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Oberon Press, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine. 153 p. 21 cm. Paperback. Signed by author on front free endpaper.
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Dance Me Outside

by KINSELLA, W. P.

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Attic Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780887502248
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$25.00

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Oberon Press, 1977. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 158 p. 21 cm. Softcover. Signed by author on front free endpaper.
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London: Edward Moxon, Son, and Co, 1876. Hardcover. Good. 3 vols.: xxxviii, [2], 360; 347; xii, 516, [2] p. 23 cm. Green cloth hardcovers with blank impressing. Worn corners and spine ends, slight dents in edges. Label attached to front free pastedown of vol. I, small tear in vol. I's title, a few other small tears. For… Read more
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$150.00
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Wetenschap met vacantie

by TIEDE, Hannes

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Published
[1941]
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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[Amsterdam]: Holdert & Co, [1941]. Hardcover. Very good. 91 p. 25 cm. B&w line drawings. Hardcover wrapped in dustjacket under clear paper. Original paper band present. Dutch text. Offsetting to endpapers. Ink signature on half title.
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The Life and Exploits of Don Quixote De La Mancha. Vols. I-IV

by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de; JARVIS, Charles (trans.)

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Published
1821
Condition
Fair
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$100.00

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London: J. Bumpus et al, 1821. Hardcover. Fair. 4 vols.: lxii, [2], 295; viii, 319; xi, 292; viii, 350 p. 16 cm. Frontispiece engraving in each volume. Leather. Marbled paper text block edges and endpapers. Leather spines are very worn, especially in the case of vol. IV where it's largely missing. Extremities also worn. Each volume's front free… Read more
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The Jewel

by URQUHART, Sir Thomas; JACK, R. D. S. & LYALL, R. J. (eds.)

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Published
1983
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780707303277
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$65.00

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Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1983. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. The Association for Scottish Literary Studies No. 13. vii, 252 p. 22 cm. Black cloth in green pictorial dustjacket.
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Poppa John

by WOIWODE, Larry

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Published
1981
Condition
Very good +
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$30.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1981. Hardcover. Very good +/Very good. 203 p. 22 cm. Quarter red cloth in white paper boards. Mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Slight spine lean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper. Jacket spine sunned.
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Nine Women: Short Stories

by GRAU, Shirley Ann; RUSSO, Anthony (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited first edition
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$30.00

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Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1986. Limited first edition. Hardcover. Fine. 204 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue leather with gilt impressing, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Signed by author on a front endpaper. A beautiful book.
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Lectures and Essays

by SMITH, Goldwin

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Published
1781
Condition
Good
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$40.00

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Toronto: Printed for the author by Hunter, Rose & Co, 1781. Hardcover. Good. viii, 336 p. 23 cm. Brown cloth hardcover. Worn extremities, some soiling to cloth. Bookplate for William Addison Child on front pastedown and his stamp on front free endpaper. Tipped in label states With the Author's Compliments. Front free endpaper coming loose at bottom. Stome… Read more
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Mark Twain's Letters. Two Volumes

by TWAIN, Mark; PAINE, Albert Bigelow (ed.)

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Published
1917
Condition
Good +
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$60.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1917. Hardcover. Good +. 2 vols.: 437; 855 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece portrait in each volume and 31 other b&w illustrations. Cloth hardcovers. A few marks to cloth. Spine ends softened. Ink inscriptions on front pastedowns. Some spots on text block edges. Biographical summary. Correspondence with Artemus Ward, W. D. Howells, Bret… Read more
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The Cottagers of Glenburnie, A Tale

by HAMILTON, Mrs. Elizabeth

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Published
1873
Condition
Good
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London: William and Robert Chambers, 1873. Hardcover. Good. viii, 182 p. 14 cm. Engraved frontispiece. Brown cloth with blank and gold impressing. Soiled covers, spine lean, corners and edges a bit worn. Ink notation on front pastedown. Some soiling within. With a Memoir of the Life of the Author.
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The XVth Day

by HILL, Gene

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Attic Books
Published
1987
Condition
As new
Edition
Limited Edition
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$450.00

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Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1987. Limited Edition. Hardcover. As new. van STEENBURGH, D. Benjamin. 1000-copy slipcased edition. Unpaginated. 23.5 x 28.5 cm cream coloured hardcover binding with gold gilt on spine and boards in a 25 x 30.5 cm slipcase. This copy is no. 235. Signed by Gene Hill, D. Benjamin van Steenburge, and Jim Rikhoff, President, NSFL.… Read more
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Dans un gant de fer Vols. I & II

by MARTIN, Claire

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Published
1965-66
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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Ottawa: Le Cercle du Livre de France, 1965-66. Softcover. Good. 2 vols.: 235; 209 p. 20 cm. Paperbacks. Some soiling and to white exteriors and endpapers. Most pages clean. Inscribed by author in first volume. French text.
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Lives of Wives

by RIDING, Laura

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Published
1939
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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New York: Random House, 1939. Hardcover. Good/Good. 323 p. 22 cm. Brown cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket has darkened spine, tears and chips to edges, some soiling. Book itself has foxing to text block edges and pages. Three historical novels set in the ancient world, revealing the lives of women surrounding Cyrus, Croesus, Philip, Alexander the Great,… Read more
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Those Barren Leaves

by HUXLEY, Aldous

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Published
1925
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/Good. 379 p. 20 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket spine darkened. Faint spotting to text block edge, endpapers. Best known today for Brave New World and his later descent into drugs, Aldous Huxley actually wrote over fifty books throughout his career. In this satirical… Read more
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The Kite Runner

by HOSSEINI, Khaled

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Attic Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.K. Edition
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$200.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2003. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 324 p. 22 cm. Black cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by the author on title page. The Kite Runner is the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, whose closest friend is Hassan. The story is set against a backdrop of… Read more
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