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Blow the Man Down; A Romance of the Coast

by Day, Holman

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1916
Condition
Good Plus
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$15.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1916 Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Romance between a ship's captain and the owner's daughter. 462 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.
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The Captain of the Janizaries

by Ludlow, James M.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1890
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1890 Black cloth on boards. A story of adventure in the scond quarter of the 15th Century. It tells of the return to Albania of Castriot, called Scanderbeg, who had fought the Turks and rejected Islam. 404 pp. Page edges grubby.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.… Read more
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$30.00
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Trial Flight

by Humphries, Adelaide

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1938
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition.
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$80.00

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New York: Arcadia House Publications, 1938 Green cloth on boards.No reviews found. Apparently this author has several romance titles, of which most are related to nursing. DJ price-clipped. Several date stamps suggest library experience. DJ torn 3 inches. 252 pp.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$80.00
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Curve: Go Slow; A Romance of Pacific Coast Highways

by Gomery, Percy

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1926
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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Ottawa: Graphic Publishers, Limited, 1926 Illustrated blue cloth on boards. Gutter of Pp. 6-7 glued, but readable. Clean, attractive copy. 333 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bernadette Gomery. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$40.00
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Mademoiselle De Maupin

by Gautier, Theophile

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1907
Condition
Good Plus
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$35.00

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Paris: Bibliotheque-Charpentier, 1907 Brown 3/4 calf on cloth boards. Chevalier d'Albert is a young man searching for the ideal woman as a lover. He meets Rosette, but after a few months grows tired of her. Rosette introduces him to her date, Theodore, who turns out to be attractive to d'Albert in a way not known before. Stay tuned for the… Read more
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The Happy Harvest; A Romance

by Farnol, Jeffery

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Colonial Edition
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$15.00

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London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd. Red cloth on boards. Continues the story of The Crooked Furrow, but 10 years later. Thank goodness it's not in the dialect of John o' the Green, my first and nearly last exposure to Farnol. Perhaps I should give him another chance ! 376 pp.. Colonial Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo… Read more
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$15.00
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A Minister of the World

by Mason, Caroline Atwater

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1899
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1899 Blue cloth decorated in florals on boards. Ran in Ladies' Home Journal, Nov., 1894. No reviews found. 154 pp. Focuses on a lily-white super-minister, too good to be true, and the apple of his eye. A poignant, believable account of how the best people sometimes make tragic mistakes. Another one I wish I could read.. Hard… Read more
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$15.00
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The Scarlet Letter/The Blithedale Romance

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1875
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
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$30.00

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Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875 Green cloth on boards embossed front and back. Previous owner's name. Spine abraded head and foot. 307 and 288 pp., respectively.. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by J.R. Davis. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Manhattan Love Song

by Norris, Kathleen

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1941
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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$15.00

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New York: Triangle Books, 1941 Mustard tweed on boards. First free endpaper removed. DJ chipped across head and foot of spine. Fanny has been a faithful wife to Chris, but one of his old girlfriends is back, and has her eye on him. Madge had turned him down once, but now sees her mistake and will go to any length… Read more
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Cobra

by Brown, Martin / Holman, Russell

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Ritz-Paramount Photoplay
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$30.00

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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1925 Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. I found no reviews. Would you like to read this book ? Spend some time with Rudolph Valentino ? 281 pp.. Ritz-Paramount Photoplay . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$30.00
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Romeo in Moon Village

by McCutcheon, George Barr

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$20.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1925 Light blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in light pencil. A bridegroom runs away - and then a charming romance develops. Seven lovely maidens to a single Romeo. - Bookman, Jan., 1926. 344 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Lovers of the Market-place

by Dehan, Richard

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1928
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
First (No Additional printings)
Item Price
$75.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1928 Brown cloth on boards. Brief gift note. DJ chipped along head, with inch-square notch missing from head of inner flap. Saturday Review for February 9, 1929, states, "One has to be tremendously interested in 'The Lovers of the Market-place' to pursue their unhappy adventures to their happy conclusion." - P. 670. Set in… Read more
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Ships of Youth; A Study of Marriage in Modern India

by Diver, Maud

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1931
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$35.00

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N.Y.: A.L. Burt Co., 1931 Original green cloth on boards. Striking DJ cover art of young woman with riding crop. DJ badly chipped and worn, barely holding together. Researching this title led me to discover the degree to which British and Indian relations at many levels were surrounded by stereotypes and prejudice. Sequel to A Wild Bird.… Read more
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The Old Doctor

by Gaddis, Peggy

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1943
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$15.00

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N.Y.: Arcadia House Inc., 1943 Original red cloth with large all-cap title on boards. Front free endpaper missing; previous owner's name, ow better than good. Doctor's daughter becomes a physician herself, hopes to marry her boss, and falls in love with a special patient. 256 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket.… Read more
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Desert Sand

by Pedler, Margaret

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1932
Condition
Good Plus
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$15.00

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Toronto: Musson/Hodder and Stoughton, 1932 Original black cloth with light blue letters on boards. Brown spot at bottom of prelims. Previous owner's name. Believed First Edition. First appeared in McCall's Magazine, July, 1932. Edges darkening, but sound and readable. A fair-haired English girl loses her heart to a man of the Eastern desert, but… Read more
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Jilted; Published Serially Under the Title "One I Love"

by Brookman, Laura Lou

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$50.00

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N.Y.: Grosset and Dunlap, 1933 Original orange cloth decorated in black and green on boards, no DJ. Ex - Jones Electric Supply Co.Library ! Quite a rare book, it has survived very well with only minor soiling and is lightly cocked. Attractive art deco cover (SEE SCAN). 250 pp.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Unidentified. 8vo -… Read more
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The Emperor; A Romance

by Ebers, George

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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N.Y.: A.L. Burt Original maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering on boards, no DJ. Both hinges repaired, P.O.N., OW good. This is at least the sixth romantic/historical novel based in ancient Egypt by this author as a result of his 25 years of study of that region. 388 pp. . Original Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo -… Read more
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Lovers Must Live

by Stiles, Pauline

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1933
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$20.00

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N.Y.: Grosset and Dunlap, 1933 Original orange cloth with black lettering and pictorial spine, sun-faded. Flaps only of DJ glued to inside covers. Well-used and soiled, but not abused. Good reading copy.. Ex-library stamps and previous owner's name. 310 pp. of romance involving a penniless Spaniard and three women in Hollywood during the Great Depression.. Decorative Cloth.… Read more
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The Least Resistance

by McLaurin, Kate L.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1916
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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N.Y.: George H. Doran, 1916 Original green cloth with gilt lettering and design on boards, no DJ. A romance novel about a young actress. Hinges repaired, some soiling, OW good. 374 pp.. Original Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Mary Wilson Preston (EPs). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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"It Is For England!"; A Romance of Our Own Times

by Cowen, Laurence

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$35.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1917 Original red cloth with black lettering, blind-stamped crossed rifle and lance, on boards. No DJ. By the author of "Wake Up"! This is another political piece in the form of a novel, striving to alert the English to the danger of the Kaiser's advances. Previous owner's name. Text uniformly tanned.… Read more
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