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THE NINE DRAGONS : A Novel of Hong Kong, 1997

by Scott, Justin

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light soil top edge of book. Jacket is price clipped and has a bit of shelf wear.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780553073294
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$10.00

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New York: Bantam Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light soil top edge of book. Jacket is . price clipped and has a bit of shelf wear.. 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover. As Hong Kong prepares to return to communist China, Victoria MacKintosh struggles to save her father's Hong Kong-based company amid the upheaval and falls… Read more
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REPENT IN HASTE

by Marquand, J. P.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Tan boards lightly soiled, with a hint of fading to spine; foxing to top edge.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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Boston: Little, Brown. Very Good with no dust jacket; Tan boards lightly soiled, with a hint of . fading to spine; foxing to top edge.. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover.
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LORD TIMOTHY DEXTER

by Marquand, J. P.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1925
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Lord Timothy Dexter is, according to Marquand, The Greatest Philospoher in the Western World. Spine i
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Minton, Balch & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Lord Timothy Dexter is, according to Marquand, . The Greatest Philospoher in the Western World. Spine is faded and the . paper label has a small chip to the bottom edge. The table of contents . page was inexpertly opened and has a tear to the bottom edge. Some… Read more
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FAREWELL TO MY CONCUBINE

by Lee, Lilian

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket has light wrinkling at spine head; protected in mylar. Book has a slight lean.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688120207
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$10.00

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New York: William Morrow. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket has light wrinkling at spine . head; protected in mylar. Book has a slight lean.. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. The story of a male Beijing opera star, his love for another male singer, and the beautiful courtesan who comes between them sweeps through five decades of… Read more
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MIKE MARS, ASTRONAUT

by Wollheim, Donald A.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1961
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Small spots top edge. Jacket has light edge wear and small tears top edge of front panel. P
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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Garden City: Doubleday. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Small spots top edge. Jacket has light . edge wear and small tears top edge of front panel. Protected in mylar.. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover.
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WHIRLIGIGS, Autorized Edition

by Henry, O.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Burgundy boards with gilt spine titles and front board decoration. Published for The Review of R
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$35.00

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Burgundy boards with gilt spine titles and . front board decoration. Published for The Review of Reviews Company. Minor . fraying to corners and spine ends. Spine titles have darkened somewhat; . top edge soiling. Bookplate front pastedown.. 1910. Hardcover.
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THE MIDDLE-AGED MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE : A Collection of Short Pieces with Drawings by the Author

by Thurber, James

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Blue decorated paper boards over tan cloth spine. Code on copyright page (F-E) designates this p
Edition
Tenth Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Blue decorated paper boards over tan cloth . spine. Code on copyright page (F-E) designates this printing to be June . 1955. Straight and tight with age browning to spine and along edges with . tiny tear to spine head.. 1935. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Contains 36 short stories and,… Read more
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CABBAGES AND KINGS

by Henry, O.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1909
Condition
Good; Black boards with striking front decoration of a green cabbage and four kings. Back board water-stained at bottom edge. L
Edition
Later Printing
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$25.00

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Good; Black boards with striking front decoration of a green cabbage and . four kings. Back board water-stained at bottom edge. Light corner wear, . spine fading. Prior owner name and date to front pastedown.. 1909. Later Printing. Hardcover.
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MR. NOON : D. H. Lawrence's Lost Novel

by Lawrence, D. H.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light paperclip mark top edge of jacket's front panel; protected in mylar cover. Defini
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780670808182
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: Viking. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light paperclip mark top edge of . jacket's front panel; protected in mylar cover. Definitive text from the . Cambridge edition.. 1985. First American Edition. Hardcover. Gilbert Noon loses his job as a schoolmaster in Nottinghamshire and journeys to Germany, where he falls in love with a married woman.… Read more
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LIGHTNING BEFORE DAWN

by McLaughlin, David

Seller
Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1938
Condition
Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Book is clean, straight and tight with minor edge browning. Jacket has edge tears and light wear
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Book is clean, straight and tight with . minor edge browning. Jacket has edge tears and light wear.. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover.
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FURTHER FABLES FOR OUR TIME

by Thurber, James

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good; Special boxed edition, third state (Bowden A24) , printed on laid paper, one of 3000 copies. Oatmeal-colored cloth b
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$20.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster. Very Good; Special boxed edition, third state (Bowden A24) , printed on . laid paper, one of 3000 copies. Oatmeal-colored cloth boards with drawing . of the original dust jacket in blind. In green paper-covered slipcase with . original dust jacket illustration in white. Book is straight and tight . with prior owner name to… Read more
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THURBER & COMPANY

by Thurber, James

Seller
Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Olive cloth boards with Thurber self portrait in silver on front board, silver spine title
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060143053
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$20.00

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New York: Harper & Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Olive cloth boards with Thurber self . portrait in silver on front board, silver spine title with rabbit drawing. . Straight and tight with browning along cloth edges. Jacket bright with . light top edge wrinkling.. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Twelve drawings and one "Famous Poems Illustrated" sequence… Read more
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THE BOOK** PRIZE WINNER

by King, Jonathan

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book leans slightly. Inscribed on front endpaper: To Shirl the Girl Love Jonathan XX 18-11-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781857821925
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$20.00

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London: Blake Publishing. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book leans slightly. Inscribed on . front endpaper: To Shirl the Girl Love Jonathan XX 18-11-97.. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 1857821920 . In the most original love story of the century, featuring two vulnerable and unconventional characters who find each other against all odds, Jonathan King lifts the… Read more
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DEAD NED : The Autobiography of a Corpse Who Recovered Life Within the Coast of Dead Ned and Came to What Fortune You Shall Hear

by Masefield, John

Seller
Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Blue boards with gilt lettering. Book leans a bit; browned edges with small stain to fore edge a
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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London: William Heinemann. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Blue boards with gilt lettering. Book leans . a bit; browned edges with small stain to fore edge and soiling to top. . Jacket has large chip along spine head which barely misses the title; . smaller chips at corners and edges. Protected in mylar.. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover.
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AUNT AMITY'S SILVER WEDDING AND OTHER STORIES

by Stuart, Ruth McEnery

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Green boards with gilt titles and front board decorations. Top edge soil, light wear to spine en
Edition
Later Printing
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$20.00

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New York: Century Co. Very Good with no dust jacket; Green boards with gilt titles and front . board decorations. Top edge soil, light wear to spine ends; small bump to . back fore edge. Foxing to title page.. 1909. Later Printing. Hardcover.
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COOLER BY THE LAKE

by Heinemann, Larry

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1992
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket; Jacket protected in mylar.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374129194
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$10.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Jacket protected in mylar.. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0374129193 . Petty hustler Maximilian Nutmeg's life changes when he happens upon the wallet of Loretta Spokeshave and, against his baser instincts, decides to return it.; 8vo .
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B. F.'S DAUGHTER

by Marquand, J. P.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Book has prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, along with a small bookstore l
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789997402677
Item Price
$25.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Book has prior owner's bookplate to . the front pastedown, along with a small bookstore label. Jacket has some . tears and wrinkles and is protected in a mylar cover.. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover.
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HEAVY WEATHER

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; True first edition preceding the UK edition. Edge soil and spotting, with a presentation "G
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Boston: Little, Brown. Very Good with no dust jacket; True first edition preceding the UK . edition. Edge soil and spotting, with a presentation "GRB from JWP . 7-20-33" written near the gutter of front pastedown. Light water stain to . first couple pages, not affecting text. Protected in vinyl.. 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. 314 pages .
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THE PIT

by Norris, Frank

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Second book in the unfinished trilogy: The Epic of Wheat. Red boards with gilt lettering on fron
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9789997526748
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$20.00

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Second book in the unfinished trilogy: The . Epic of Wheat. Red boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. . All points present. Water spotting to top edge; bit of lean; spine is a . little faded. Numbers stamped at the top corner of back pastedown.… Read more
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TOULEMONDE

by Morley, Christopher

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good; "This first edition consists of one thousand two hundred and fifty copies for the United States and England, no
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co. Very Good; "This first edition consists of one thousand two hundred and . fifty copies for the United States and England, none of which will be . autographed. " Lovely looking book with black boards and gilt-decorated . front board. Touch of top edge fading, tiny bumps to bottom corners, and . one small… Read more
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