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Complete Uncollected Short Stories, The

By J. D. Salinger

unstated, unstated. Softcover. Fair. Perfect bound, 96 pages. Cover is titled "J. D. Salinger March 1940 Vol. 1" and features artwork from a Collier's Magazine cover of 1940. This is a pirated edition of 17 stories attributed to John Greenberg, printed Berkeley, CA in 1974. This copy quite a bit of handling wear to covers with light creasing, soil and small stains but no tears; small stain inside front cover and on first page; text is unmarked.

$115.74

Las Vegas: Zoomtown U.S.A.

By Jack Murray

Las Vegas: Published by the author, 1961. Softcover. Very Good. Softcover; very light handling wear; inscribed by the author; small tanned area inside front cover and on first page due to laid in clipping. Illustrated with b & w photos. item

$22.34

Girl Alone

By Winsloe, Christa, and Scott, Agnes Neill (translator)

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. No dust jacket. very light wear; mild sunning to spine and edges; inscription inside cover; tight square binding. 306 p. 20 cm; hardcover, grey cloth with red titles; no dust jacket. Published in England as "Life Begins". This is the follow up to the author's "The Child Manuela" which was made into a play and filmed as "Madchen in Uniform". A very rare book by this important German writer and cultural figure. item

$192.90

The Tangled Miracle, A Mortimer Hood Mystery

By Herne, Huxley

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. 300 p. hardcover, orange cloth with silver blue titles; no dust jacket; very light wear; mild soiling to cover; 2 mm hole in cloth at lower front hinge; unmarked with tight square binding. Huxley Herne was a pseudonym of Canadian painter and writer Bertram Brooker; this is an extremely rare book by an important artist and thinker and a fascinating book in itself. item

$459.10

An Old Chapter of the Geological Record with a New Interpretation, Or, Rock-Metamorphism (Especially the Methylosed Kind) and Its Resultant Imitations of Organisms

By W. King and T. H. Rowney

London: John van Voorst, 1881. Hardcover. Good. hardcover, no jacket; some shelf wear, esp. at top and bottom of spine; clear but lightly faded titles; front cover a little loose; endpapers browned, some foxing to text; include 9 color plates including gaurded frontispiece; has some age but still a good solid copy. item

$30.86

Historical Writings O. F. Denstedt

By Elliot, K. A. C. (editor)

Montreal: McGill University, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 220 p. leather bound copy of historical writings of Dr. Denstedt produced in limited edition by McGill University, 28cm; Very good. No dust jacket as issued. very lightly used, owner's label and bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise bright and unmarked item

$115.74

How I Read Carlyle's French Revolution

By Heggie, D. (M.D.)

Toronto: William Briggs, 1902. Hardcover. Very Good. hardcover, green cloth over boards with gilt titles; light wear; owner's name inside; text mildly tanned. The author's notes on reading Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution. item

$27.01

Wings over Dark Waters: a Poetic Drama

By Miller, Clifford

Great-Concord Publishers, 1954. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. hardcover, no jacket; light handling wear to covers; clean and unmarked. A wide-ranging lyric drama, encompassing much of a black history from Africa to present time (1940's). Miller was a minister and former Army chaplain, educated at Fisk and a member of the fabled Manuscript Club of Boston. item

$30.86

The Golden Grasshopper: A Story of the Days of Sir Thomas Gresham, KNT

By Kingston, William H. G.

London: Religious Tract Society, 1880. Hardcover. Good. hardcover, cloth over boards with gilt and embossed titles and front cover illustrations; illustrated; gilt edges; some shelf wear to covers with some light fading to titles; stain on back cover; mild foxing and smudges to text; still and attractive copy. item

$7.72

A Guest at the Ludlow

By Nye, Bill (Edgar Wilson Nye)

Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1897. Hardcover. Good +. Louis Braunhold. hardcover, red cloth of boards; embossed and printed titles; bright covers with very light handling wear; missing front end paper.

$5.79

Pen and pencil sketches: a retrospect of nearly eighty years, including about twelve in the Artillery, and fifty in the ministry of the Church of England.

By "Nemo" (Ashley, Francis Busteed)

London: James Nisbet & Co., 1889. Hardcover. Fair. hardcover, no jacket; covers have a fair amount of handling wear with some stains and discolouration; binding a little shaken; ex-library with number on spine and card pocket in rear; presentation stamp on fron, bookplate and ownner's name inside cover. text is lightly tanned but unmarked; well illustrated; good, useful reading copy. item

$38.58

Rambles Through the Maritime Provinces of Canada: A Neglected Part of the British Empire

By Tricoche, George Nestler

London: Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd., 1931?. Hardcover. Good. hardcover, no jacket; blue cloth with gilt titles; light handling wear; titles on spine are faded but front cover is bright; owner's name inside; lightly tanned, unmarked text; includes illustrations and laid in map. item

$27.01

BRITISH NAVAL HISTORY SINCE 1815: a Guide to the Literature (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

By Rasor, Eugene L.

Garland Publishing, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good. A historiographical and bibliographical survey of the published literature of the naval and maritime history of Great Britain in modern times. An annotation in narrative form includes evaluation and critical assessments, integration of the various interpretations, theses, approaches, and methodologies into the overall literature, and suggestions for further research. The bibliographical listing includes selected secondary materials, official publications, dissertations, and important articles in Western languages published since 1960. Hardcover, no jacket; ex-library with several stamps blocked out and adhesive residue inside cover; very lightly used with bright unmarked text. AMZ; item

$65.59

Little foxes, The

By Stowe, Harriet Beecher (writing as Christopher Crowfield)

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. Hardcover. Good. hardcover, brown embossed cloth over boards; mild tanning and foxing to text; light shelf wear with bright titles; good copy for age. Probable first edition. item

$15.43