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Witches of Eastwick

by Updike, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
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$125.00

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Franklin Center Pennsylvnia: The Franklin Library, 1984 Stated in the book: "This limited first edition of 'The Witches of Eastwick' has been privately printed, and personally signed by John Updike, exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society". Dark green leather binding with elaborate design to front spine and back, titling to spine, silver textblock edge, marbled endpapers, green… Read more
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$125.00
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Sentimental Tommy, the Story of His Boyhood

by Barrie, J.M.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1896
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1896 First issue of the first edition. Original purple cloth with gilt titling to spine, bevelled boards, gilt to top of textblock edge, decorated endpapers, 452 pages plus publisher's catalogue at the end dated 6G. 8-96. Sunning to spine, some rubbing especially to edges, endpapers split and webbing visible. Pictures available upon request. For some… Read more
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$50.00
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City of Dreadful Night and Other Places

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1891
Edition
First Indian Edition
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$25.00

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Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co., 1891 No. XIV of the "Indian Railway Library". Grey pictorial wrappers, errata slip bound in, 96 pages. Wrappers chipped and missing several small pieces, back cover present but detached, some age darkening especially to front cover. Pictures available upon request. First Indian Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Complete Ghost Stories of Charles Dickens

by Dickens, Charles & Peter Haining (Editor)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780531098851
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$55.00

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New York & Toronto: Franklin Watts Inc., Publishers, 1983 In this collection Haining has brought together for the first time all Charles Dickens's ghost stories, including several long-lost tales. Introduction by Peter Haining. Black cloth with silver titling to spine, original black and white illustrations, 342 pages. A few tiny, barely visible spots to top of textblock… Read more
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Snowdrops from a Curate's Garden

by Crowley, Aleister

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780933429017
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$90.00

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Chicago, IL: The Teitan Press, Inc., 1986 Edited with a Prolegomenon by Martin P. Starr. White cloth, gilt titling to spine, author's name in gilt to front, grey endpapers, frontispiece, 197 pages. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve… Read more
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$90.00
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Life of Ismail Ferik Pasha

by Galanaki, Rhea

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780720609653
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$85.00

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London, UK: Peter Owen Publishers, 1996 Translated from the Greek by Kay Cicellis. Red cloth, gilt titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, 166 pages. Minor shelf wear to dust jacket with a few pressure marks to back. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance… Read more
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$85.00
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Man Who Sold Leadville

by Ketchum, Philip

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$20.00

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New York, NY: Lancer Books, 1968 Lancer 72-176. "Cabot - Town-Tamer and Ex-Outlaw - risks his life to prove silver is where you find and fight for it" Paperback, textblock edge tinted purple, 190 pages. The book shows light shelf wear and ripples across. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping… Read more
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$20.00
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Divine Diva

by Gagnon, Daniel

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780889104266
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$25.00

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Toronto, ON: Coach House Press, 1991 A novel by Daniel Gagnon, original title "Venite a cantare", translated into English by Agnes Whitfield. Blue glossy cover, white titling to front and spine, inscribed (in French) to the poet Phyllis Webb and signed by the author to half title, 60 pages. Light shelf wear, bottome free corner of back shows… Read more
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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

by Maguire, Gregory

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780061649424
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$60.00

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New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2009 Larger Print. "When Dorothy truimphed over the Wicked Witch o the West in L. Frank Baum;s classic tale, we heard only her side of the story. But what about her arch-nemesis, themysterious Witch? Where did she come from? How did she becomes so wicked?" Illustrated glossy soft cover, green titling to front and… Read more
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$60.00
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Slave of the Huns

by Gardonyi, Geza

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
ISBN
9789631349122
Item Price
$40.00

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Budapest, Hungary: Corvina Books Limited, 2000 Translated by Andrew Feldmar. Glossy beige hard cover, decorated endpapers, several black and white illustrations, 248 pages. A light bump to fore edge of front cover. Light shelf wear and a light crease matching the bump to front cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve… Read more
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$40.00
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Meg

by Keogh, Theodora

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1950
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$26.00

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New York, NY: Creative Age Press, 1950 Red cloth to boards, black cloth to spine, silver titling to spine, 242 pages. Light sunning to top of front cover and spine, some age darkening to textblock edge. No dust jacket. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of… Read more
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$26.00
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Twig

by Kenyon, Michael

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781895790047
Item Price
$18.00

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Victoria, BC: Outlaw Editions, 1996 "In thirty pages and nineteen chapters, Michael Kenyon has reinvented the novel." White card cover, black titling to front, staple binding, yellow endpapers, unpaginated. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but… Read more
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$18.00
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Invention of the World

by Hodgins, Jack

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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MacMacmillan Company of Canada, Ltd., 1978 A Signet Book - first printing. Yellow cover, black titling to front and spine, yellow textblock edge, signed by author to title page, 356 pages. Light sunning to spine. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to… Read more
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Windflower

by Roy, Gabrielle

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771078361
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$20.00

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Toronto/Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1970 Translated by Joyce Marshall. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, 152 pages. Minor sunning to spine ends and top edge, previous owner's name to ffep, a bump in first pastedown due to a production flaw - most likely some excess glue. Dust jacket shows sunning to spine and edges, a few… Read more
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$20.00
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Guerilla

by Dunsany, Lord

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1944
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$23.00

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1944 Red cloth, gilt titling to front and spine, 252 pages. Light shelf wear with rubbing to bottom edge. Dust jacket is worn and shows age darkening, quarter inch missing at top of spine, some chipping, price clipped. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover… Read more
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$23.00
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Fine Balance

by Mistry, Rohinton

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771060526
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$150.00

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Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1995 Mistry's second novel "set in India in the mid-1970s, 'A Fine Balance' is a richly textured novel which sweeps thereader up into its special world." Beige cloth, gilt titling to spine, beige endpapers, author's signature to title page, 748 pages. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear to top of spine and… Read more
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$150.00
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King Matt the First

by Korczak, Janusz

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$75.00

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New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986 Translated by Richard Lourie. Introduction by Bruno Bettelheim: "This charming story is a delight to read and is worthy of many rereadings by children and adults alike. I know of no other fable like it, in which a little boy, an absolute ruler, sets out to reform his kingdom, and by… Read more
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$75.00
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Only Wounded: Ulster Stories

by Taylor, Patrick

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550138092
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$65.00

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Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books Limited, 1997 Patrick Taylor's first book. These stories centre on the hopes and despairs of everyday life during the recent Troubles in Northern Ireland. Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with yellow and blue titling, illustrated with black and white maps of Ireland and Northern Ireland and a black and white photograph of the author… Read more
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Secret of the Northern Lights

by Kinsella, W.P.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9781895449853
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$20.00

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Saskatoon, SK: Thistledown Press Ltd., 1998 Twelve new Hobbema stories "continue the chronicle which has delighted thousands and outraged a select few sind Silas Ermineskin first appropriated the English language in 1977 with 'Dance Me Outside' ". Black illustrated soft cover with red titling, 199 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you… Read more
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$20.00
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Going Nowhere

by Taylor, Malcolm

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Canadian Edition
ISBN
9781897312575
Item Price
$45.00

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Spire Publishing, 2007 A tale spun with dark humour and rich imagery, a tale that reaches toweard the very ends of the known world - and looks over the edge. Grey cloth, gilt titling to spine, 194 pages. Minor shelf wear to dust jacket. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges… Read more
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$45.00