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cover of Heidi (Young Readers' Classics) (Abridged)

Heidi (Young Readers' Classics) (Abridged)

by Johanna Spyri; Barbara Greenwood

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Published
1994
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Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9781550135503
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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1994. Hardcover. First Edition Thus / full number line. Fine book in pictorial covers / no jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 94 pages. Profusely illustrated glossy hardcover. Abridged version for younger readers. An orphan sent to live with her grandfather learns to love both the old man and the… Read more
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cover of The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog

by Jane Campion

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Published
December 2021
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As New
ISBN
9781649800534
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$129.00

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New York: Assouline, December 2021. Hardcover. Pictorial linen over boards in a thick luxury slipcase. As New book in an As New slipcase. Pristine inside and out. 304 pages, 280 color illustrations. 12.3 x 10.6 x 2.3 inches. 6.8 pounds. Heavy item: extra charges for expedited or international shipping. Lavishly illustrated coffee-table book that accompanies Jane Campion's film… Read more
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cover of Contes Drolatiques : Droll Stories

Contes Drolatiques : Droll Stories

by Honore de Balzac

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Published
1874
Condition
Fair
Edition
First English Language Edition
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London: The Bibliophilist Society, [n.d.]. Hardcover. Brown cloth over boards. Faded gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Faded red dye to top edge. No publication date, but translator's preface stating "the present is the first English version ever brought before the public" is dated January 1874. With 462(!) engravings by Gustave Doré. A Fair book with no dust jacket. Prior… Read more
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cover of Muse of the Department, A Prince of Bohemia, and other stories (Novels of Balzac, Centenary Edition)

Muse of the Department, A Prince of Bohemia, and other stories (Novels of Balzac, Centenary Edition)

by Honoré de Balzac; Honore de Balzac; James Waring (trans); Jno. Rudd (trans); George Saintsbury (preface)

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Centenary Edition
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$34.95

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Philadelphia: Gebbie Publishing Co., 1899. Hardcover. Gray linen over boards, spine faded to a handsome beige. Crimson leather title band with gold lettering and border design; gilded top edge. Frontis and eight B&W plates. Very Good book / no jacket. No markings. Corners and spine ends bumped. Not from a library. Very handsome on the shelf. Two volumes in one.… Read more
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cover of Father Goriot, Ursule Mirouët, and other stories (Novels of Balzac, Centenary Edition)

Father Goriot, Ursule Mirouët, and other stories (Novels of Balzac, Centenary Edition)

by Honoré de Balzac; Honore de Balzac; Ellen Marriage (trans); Clara Bell (trans)

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Centenary Edition
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Philadelphia: Gebbie Publishing Co., 1899. Hardcover. Gray linen over boards, spine faded to a handsome beige. Crimson leather title band with gold lettering and border design; gilded top edge. Frontis and eight B&W plates. Very Good+ book / no jacket. No markings. Spine ends bumped. Not from a library. Very handsome on the shelf. Two volumes in one. Contents: Volume… Read more
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cover of The Beginning and the End

The Beginning and the End

by Naguib Mahfouz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Rames Awad (trans); Mason Rossiter Smith (ed)

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789774241123
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$11.90

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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1985. Paperback. Third Printing, 1988. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine cocked and creased. Reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 379 pages. Translation of: Bidāyah wa-nihāyah. This is a powerful portrayal of a middle-class Egyptian family confronted by material, moral, and spiritual problems during World War II.
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cover of Scenes of Parisian Life (complete eleven volume set)

Scenes of Parisian Life (complete eleven volume set)

by Honore de Balzac; Honoré de Balzac

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Published
1896
Condition
Good
Edition
Rittenhouse Edition
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$195.00

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Philadelphia: The Rittenhouse Press by arrangement with George Barrie's Sons, n.d. [c. 1895-1896]. Hardcover. Rittenhouse Edition. Matching Set. Black cloth over boards with blindstamped gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Frontis to each volume. Good. Unmarked. Pages evenly toned. Bindings square. Gilt top edge dust soiled. Lettering and decoration to spine completely faded. Spine ends and some… Read more
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cover of The Shipping News

The Shipping News

by Annie Proulx

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Published
November 2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing of the Movie Tie-In Edition
ISBN
9780743225403
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$9.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster / Scribner, November 2001. Mass Market Paperback. First Printing of the Movie Tie-In Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and lightly creased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 364 pages. A vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical… Read more
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cover of Interpreter of Maladies

Interpreter of Maladies

by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Published
May 2000
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780006551799
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo, May 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. Asia Books stamp to first page, otherwise Unmarked. Pages lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 198 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this stunning debut collection of short stories unerringly charts the emotional… Read more
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cover of I Do Not Come to You by Chance

I Do Not Come to You by Chance

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

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Published
May 2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781401323110
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$14.95

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New York: Hyperion, May 2009. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated) / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 402 pages. A deeply moving debut novel set amid the perilous world of Nigerian email scams, I Do Not Come to You by Chance tells the story of one young… Read more
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cover of Interpreter of Maladies

Interpreter of Maladies

by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Published
June 1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, later printing
ISBN
9780395927205
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$7.95

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner, June 1999. Trade Paperback. First Edition, later printing. Very Good. Prior owner's name inked inside front cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 198 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this stunning debut collection of short stories unerringly charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of… Read more
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cover of The Witch of Exmoor

The Witch of Exmoor

by Margaret Drabble

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Published
September 1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780151003631
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$10.45

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New York: Harcourt Brace, September 1997. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Prior owner's name to front pastedown. Text block unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 281 pages.
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cover of One Last Look

One Last Look

by Susanna Moore

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Published
September 2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679450412
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, September 2003. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 288 pages. Calcutta in 1836: an uneasy mix of two worlds-the patient, implacably unchangeable India and the tableau vivant of English… Read more
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cover of Six of One (Runnymede, 1)

Six of One (Runnymede, 1)

by Rita Mae Brown

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Published
July 1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780553380378
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New York: Bantam, July 1999. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 270 pages. Perched right on the Mason-Dixon line, tiny Runnymede, Maryland, is ripe with a history almost as colorful as the women who live there-from Celeste Chalfonte, headstrong and aristocratic, who murders for… Read more
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cover of Leave Well Enough Alone

Leave Well Enough Alone

by Rosemary Wells

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Published
June 2002
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780142301494
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$5.45

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New York: Puffin Books, June 2002. Mass Market Paperback. Second printing. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean with light shelfwear. Not from a library. 218 pages. Working as a mother's helper to a wealthy family that's surrounded by lavish houses and beautiful swimming pools is about as far from her working-class neighborhood in New… Read more
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cover of Baby Teeth: A Novel

Baby Teeth: A Novel

by Zoje Stage

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Published
July 2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781250170767
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$13.95

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New York: St. Martin's Griffin, July 2019. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition, second printing. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 304 pages. MEET HANNA: Seven-year-old Hanna is a sweet-but-silent angel in the eyes of her adoring father Alex. He's the only person who understands her. But her… Read more
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cover of One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)

One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)

by David Nicholls

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Published
July 2010
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780307474711
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New York: Vintage, June 2010. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 435 pages. It's 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over… Read more
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cover of The Safety of Objects: Stories

The Safety of Objects: Stories

by A. M. Homes

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Published
January 2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780143122708
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New York: Penguin, January 2013. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Very Good. A few notes on first page, but text is unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 171+21 pages. The breakthrough story collection that established A. M. Homes as one of the most daring writers of her generation. This… Read more
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cover of The Way Life Should Be: A Novel

The Way Life Should Be: A Novel

by Christina Baker Kline

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Published
September 2014
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780062363541
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New York: William Morrow, September 2014. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. A touch of reading wear to lower front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 274 pages + 27 page reader's guide. A novel of love, risk, and self-discovery. Angela can feel the clock ticking. She is single… Read more
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cover of The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici

The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici

by Jeanne Kalogridis

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Published
July 2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312368432
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$24.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press, July 2009. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight wear to top edge. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 470 pages. Confidante of Nostradamus, scheming… Read more
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