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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

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Published
February 2007
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780374105235
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sarah Crichton Books, February 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), later printing. Fine book in a Fine Jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. Not clipped. 229 pages. In A Long Way Gone Beah tells a riveting story: how at the age of twelve, he… Read more
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The Daughters of Erietown: A Novel

by Connie Schultz

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Published
June 2020
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525479352
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$6.85

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New York: Random House, June 2020. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Good+ book in a Good jacket. Ex-library, lightly used. Text clean. Spine straight and tight. 461 pages. 1957, Clayton Valley, Ohio. Ellie has the best grades in her class. Her dream is to go to nursing school and marry Brick McGinty. A basketball star, Brick… Read more
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A Christmas Memory

by Truman Capote

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Published
November 1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Random House, November 1966. Hardcover in a robust paper-covered cardboard slipcase with portrait of the protagonists pasted on front. First Edition in solo book form. Quarter-bound in teal cloth with beige sidepapers and gilt lettering and decoration. Ocher endpapers. Fine book in a Fine case. Exceptionally clean. Appears unread. Book has a tiny scuff at the top of… Read more
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The Book of the Camp Fire Girls, New Edition (1946)

by Camp Fire Girls

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Published
June 1946
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Good
Edition
New Edition
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New York: Camp Fire Girls, June 1946. Paperback. New Edition. First Printing (stated), June 1946. Good. Well-used by original owner. Prior owner's name and camp penciled to cover. Brief notes in text. Spine tight but creased. Covers soiled, creased, and curled. Laid-in texts of camp fire songs. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. viii+248 pages. Cartoon illustrated… Read more
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Trail Tales (Volume I)

by Glenn A. Smith

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Published
January 2009
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New
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First Edition
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Golden, Texas: self-published, January 2009. Staple-bound pamphlet. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 28 pages. Adventures from the author's youth in Colorado, and time in the Marines and Foreign Service. Many involving Jeeps.
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King Arthur and His Knights (Children's Classics)

by James Knowles

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Published
September 1998
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New
ISBN
9780517189696
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New York: Random House / Children's Classics, September 1998. Hardcover. Quarter-bound in faux black leather with pictorial panels. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 383 pages. This volume invites you to enter the medieval world of knightly legend and chivalric lore, a world filled with tests of courage, clamorous and raging battle, adventurous quests, and yearning love of knight and… Read more
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1919. Paperback Pamphlet. Brown and buff illustrated card wraps. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Very Good. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1917. Paperback Pamphlet. Orange, brown and buff illustrated card wraps tied with purple string. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Good. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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$14.95
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1918. Paperback Pamphlet. Orange, brown and buff illustrated card wraps. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Very Good. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1917. Paperback Pamphlet. Orange, brown and buff illustrated card wraps. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Fair. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1916. Paperback Pamphlet. Orange, brown and buff illustrated card wraps tied with purple string. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Good. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1915. Paperback Pamphlet. Orange, brown and buff illustrated card wraps tied with purple string. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Good. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1916. Paperback Pamphlet. Orange, brown and buff illustrated card wraps tied with purple string. A child-constructed illustrated stamp booklet. Very Good. Not from a library. 16 pages.
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Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes

by Isaac Taylor Headland

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Published
1900
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Good+
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Chicago: Fleming H. Revell, 1900. Hardcover. No additional printings listed. Illustrated boards backed in yellow cloth. Good+ book / no jacket. No prior ownership marking. Spine straight and sound. Edges and corners worn to boards. Not from a library. 160 pages; frontis, profusely illustrated.
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Asterix and the Missing Scroll (Asterix Album 36)

by Jean-Yves Ferri

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Published
October 2016
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As New
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781510100466
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London: Hachette / Orion, October 2016. Paperback. First Paperback Edition, first printing / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Not remainder mark. Not clipped. 48 pages. Julius Caesar has finished writing the history of his campaigns in Gaul. His publisher, Libellus Blockbustus, foresees a huge success ... but there's a snag. The… Read more
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How Obelix Fell Into the Magic Potion: When He Was a Little Boy (Asterix)

by Rene Goscinny

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Published
October 2009
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781444000948
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London: Hachette / Orion, October 2009. Paperback. Fourth printing. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Very slight reading wear to lower corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 32 pages. Every one of the Asterix stories refers to a decisive moment in Obelix's life: when he, as a six-year-old boy, fell… Read more
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Steve Jobs: Insanely Great

by Jessie Hartland

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Published
July 2015
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307982957
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New York: Schwartz & Wade, July 2015. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 223 pages. This graphic retelling of the Apple innovator's life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world… Read more
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Leia, Princess of Alderaan (Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi)

by Claudia Gray

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Published
September 2017
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9781484780787
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Los Angeles & New York: Disney Lucasfilm Press, September 2017. Hardcover. First Edition / second printing. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear at spine head. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 409 pages. The story of how young Leia… Read more
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Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin

by Anthony Horowitz

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Published
October 2013
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780399254413
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New York: Penguin / Philomel Books, October 2013. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 384 pages.
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Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood

by Koren Zailckas

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Published
February 2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781419353239
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New York: Viking, February 2005. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright with a half-inch tear to upper front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxii + 343 pages. A twenty-four-year-old survivor of alcoholism recounts her journey from teen experimentation… Read more
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