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The Gods of Pegana

by Dunsany, Lord

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Good Plus
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$60.00

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Boston: John W. Luce and Company Original black 1/4 cloth on terracotta paper boards with gilt lettering and embossed decorations. Wear to corners. Deckled edges. It is believed that this book is the 1916 edition. This was Lord Dunsany's first book, and it was received favourably when it was first published in 1905. It is… Read more
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$60.00
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These Mortals

by Irwin, Margaret

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Thus - Uniform Edition
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$50.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1952 Original red cloth with gilt lettering. Previous owner's name. Foxing to endpapers. Dustjacket has small edge tears and a 1"x 2" piece missing from the back at the bottom edge. Cover of jacket features an illustration of the Cat, the Raven and the Snake from the book surrounded by ribbons and… Read more
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Dragons, Unicorns and Other Magical Beasts

by Palmer, Robin

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc., 1966 Yellow cloth with bright gilt cover illustration and title. Pictorial black dustjacket is slightly edgeworn, and has been clipped. Stamp inside front cover from Oxford University Press. Full of delightful black and white and colour illustrations. The most interesting section is the "Dictionary of Magical Beasts", which includes "cat" and… Read more
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$50.00
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The Lord of the Rings (Trilogy)

by Tolkien, J.R.R.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1977
Condition
As New
Edition
Eighth Printing 2002
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$250.00

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London: Folio Society, 1977 Light emerald green decorative boards with gilt lettering, and different circular insets on each cover of this attractive 3-volume set. Books appear unread - would make a lovely gift. Map endpapers. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Only fault of maroon slipcase is residue from a small sticker. These books… Read more
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$250.00
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Harper's Encyclopedia of Mystical & Paranormal Experience.

by Guiley, Rosemary Ellen

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780785802020
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$35.00

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Edison, N.J.: Castle Books, 1991 Introduction by Marion Zimmer Bradley. 666 pp.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Little Mother Goose

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Item Price
$300.00

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2 & 3 Portsmouth St. Kingsway, W.C.: George G. Harrap & Co. Mother riding her goose on cover pastedown. First two pages, Mother Goose in colour. Pp. 3 & 4, four panels in B/W. Pp. 5 & 6, four panels of Jack and his goose in colour. Pp. 7 & 8, two panels of Dapple-grey pony and Hey, diddle, diddle… Read more
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$300.00
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Czech Fairytales

by Erben, Karel Jaromir and Nemcova, Bozena

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
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$30.00

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Prague: Vitalis, 2008 Colour-illustrated paper boards backed in red cloth. Gift note at top corner, inside cover. OW Near Fine. Purchasd in Prague, 2009. The Black Princess. The Three Spinners. The Golden Hill. The Devil and Kate. The Clever Princess. Fire Bird and Red Fox. Long, Broad and Sharp Eyes. The Princess with the Golden Star on Her Forehead. Boil,… Read more
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$30.00
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The Man Who Went Back

by Deeping, Warwick

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1940
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Canadian Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1940 Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ in three pieces, taped inside. A young British engineer wrecks his car, and is transported back into Roman times. 347 pp.. First Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Book of Imaginary Beings

by Borges, Jorge Luis with Margarita Guerrero

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
ISBN
9780670891801
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$50.00

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New York: Viking, 2005 White paper boards backed in maroon cloth. Translated by Andrew Hurley. An amalgamation of animals reported from various sources as having been seen in dreams. What, no Hobbihas ? 236 pp.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Peter Sis. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Firebird

by Cooke, Donald E.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$40.00

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Chicago: John C. Winston Company, 1939 Bright red cloth on boards. DJ generally chipped, with piece missing head of spine. No writing or damage to the book. A marvelous gift to any lover of music, art, and/or dance. 144 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by The Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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$40.00
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Unbidden Guests; A Book of Real Ghosts

by Stevens, William Oliver

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1945
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$15.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1945 Blue cloth on boards. Initials inside back cover are the only marks. Top edges blue. "Another justification for calling the narratives that follow 'real' ghost stories, is that, in my own mind at least, there can be no reasonable doubt that the experiences that they describe were certainly real to… Read more
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The Pretender; A Story of the Latin Quarter

by Service, Robert W.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1914
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1914 Grey cloth on boards. No reviews found. Service seems to be off on an ego trip which, lacking direction, reminds me of the beats. Interesting that he suggests going to London as a social missionary, which he does in real life in another book. He invents friends and even… Read more
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The True Life of Sweeney Todd; A Collage Novel

by De Charmoy, Cozette

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780887500985
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$50.00

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Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1973 Original white paper boards. Bottom right corner bump and price tag removal scar on front. Small group of stains on back. No other damage and no writing. A shocking, amoral story of a man who was born in London slums, became a barber, and was last seen in Niagara Falls. 94 pp.. Hard… Read more
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Kala

by Luard, Nicholas

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
As New
Edition
First British Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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London: Century, 1990 Book as new in original black cloth on boards, as new pictorial DJ. With Kala, Nicholas Luard has written a richly colourful epic in a similar vein to his bestselling Gondar. - DJ. 479 pp.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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