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Hobee Scrogneenee At Joey's School (Kitou Scrogneuneu) Stated 1st US Ed.

by Rocard, Ann

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Published
1990
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Stated First American Edition
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EXLIB. RARE/SCARCE. First published in French, by Editions Fleuris, Paris, 1987 under title "Kitou Scrogneuneu". Text and pictures copyright Atomium Books 1990. Printed and bound in Belgium by Color Print Graphix. English Translation by Kathy O'Donnell and Serge Ryer. STATED FIRST US EDITION. 2 4 6 8 1 0 9 7 5 3 1. Oblong format. Summary: Hobee, a… Read more
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Colour Scheme (Roderick Alleyn #12, 1943 Little, Brown)

by Marsh, Ngaio

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Published
1943
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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USED. GOOD CONDITION/ NO DJ. 1943 LITTLE, BROWN FIRST EDITION. Please see our stock photos. Often regarded as her most interesting book and set on New Zealand's North Island, Ngaio Marsh herself considered this to be her best-written novel. It was a horrible death -- Maurice Questing was lured into a pool of boiling mud and left there to… Read more
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The Adventure of Wrangel Island, Alaska (1925 Macmillan 1st Edition)

by stefansson, Vilhjalmur

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1925
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Good
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First Edition
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HISTORY OF ALASKA. The story of the (unsuccessful) attempted colonization of Wrangel Island Alaska. EXLIB. Good Condition/ No DJ included. Fold-out map affixed to binding. 413 pages plus appendix, Index. Titling is still bright. A clean, solid copy. Scarce.
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The Polynesian Triangle (1968 Funk & Wagnalls 1st American Ed.)

by Berry, Eric

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Published
1968
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Edition
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USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ VERY GOOD UNCLIPPED ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. SCARCE THUS. SUMMARY: THE 3,000 YEAR HISTORY OF POLYNESIA AND ITS PEOPLES. ANTHROPOLOGY. QUITE A NICE FIND.
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The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree 1980 Random House 1st Ed.)

by Berenstain, Stan & Jan

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Published
1980
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394845661
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Used. Good Condition/ No Dust jacket. Not an exlib item. A nice clean copy. See stock photo. Summary: "The Berenstain Bears discover the true meaning of Christmas in this delightful tale. SCARCE.
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Something The Cat Dragged In (A Peter Shandy Mystery) SIGNED W/DJ

by Macleod, Charlotte

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Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780385189217
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SOMETHING THE CAT DRAGGED IN - A PETER SHANDY MYSTERY BY FAMED CANADIAN AUTHOR CHARLOTTE MACLEOD. Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY, 1983. Used First printing. Flat-signed by author on card affixed to title page. Dark-grey textured paper boards with light-grey imprinting on spine Price intact: $11.95. Good Condition/ Includes good condition unclipped $11.95 Blue and white… Read more
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Odd John (1978 Eyre Methuen 1st Edition W/ DJ)

by Stapledon, Olaf

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Published
1978
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780413329004
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Publisher: Eyre Methuen, 1978 1st edition thus. Used. VG+ hardcover copy, pages toning as is usual with this edition, in a very good+ dust wrapper Summary: "John Wainwright is a freak, a human mutation with an extraordinary intelligence which is both awesome and frightening to behold." Scarce. A nice find.
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Spanish Blood by Raymond Chandler (1946 World/Tower Stated 1st w/DJ

by Chandler, Raymond

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Published
July, 1946
Condition
Good
Edition
Stated First Edition Thus
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January 1946 WORLD/ TOWER BOOKS STATED FIRST EDITION. SHORT STORIES. SPANISH BLOOD. No other volumes are included in this sale. Used. Good/Good original Dust Jacket. Pages are toned as typical for this edition. DETECTIVE MYSTERY BY RAYMOND CHANDLER author of The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The High Window, The Lady In The Lake, The Little Sister, etc .
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The Secret Of Chimneys (1941, Bodley Head 3/6 Popular Ed. W/Fax DJ)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1941
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Good-
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Popular Edition
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Christie, Agatha. Used. Good- Condition/ New Facsimile DJ. The Secret of Chimneys, copyright 1927, 1941 3/6 Popular Edition / W New facsimile DJ. INSPECTOR BATTLE. Our copy has a couple of chocolate spots on the boards. Please see our photos. Summary: "A young drifter finds more than he bargained for when he agrees to deliver a parcel to an English… Read more
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Evvie, by Vera Caspary (1960, Harper & Brothers 1st Ed. W/Dj)

by Capsary, Vera

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Published
1960
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Edition
First Edition
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Evvie. (1960, Harper & Brothers Stated First Edition W/DJ) . EXLIB. Used. Good/Good condition Uncommon. Original unclipped $4.95 white DJ. Evvie, aMurder Mystery of the notorious roaring twenties. PLOT SUMMARY:"It was a time when skirts were short and hair was shingled. A time of speakeasies, hip flasks and bathtub gin. A time when Evvie Ashton,… Read more
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At Bertram's Hotel (1965 Dodd, Mead 1st/2nd Pr. w/ DJ)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1965
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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633ChristieBertram Christie, Agatha (1965, Dodd Mead Stated 1st Ed. 2nd Pr. W/Dj) Used. VG/VG price-clipped Original Dust Jacket. A clean, solid copy. Summary: "An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out… When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional… Read more
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Death Comes As The End (1944, G&D Reprint W/DJ)

by Christie,Agatha

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Published
1944
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Edition
Reprint
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Agatha Christie Death Comes As The End (1944, G&D Reprint W/DJ) Used. VG/G- Original DJ. Rare/ Scarce thus. DJ has large chips out of spine. Not an ex-lib item. $350.00 5 3/8 X 7 ¾."Plot summary. The novel is primarily written from the perspective of Renisenb, a young widow reacquainting herself with her family when her father Imhotep,… Read more
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The Moonstone, By Wilkie Collins (1944 Midnite Mystery Ed.)

by Collins, Wilkie

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Published
1944
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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631collinsMoonstoneMidnite Collins, Wilkie (THE MOONSTONE 1944, Books, Inc. Midnite Mystery / no DJ) First Edition Thus. Used. Not an exlib. Good/ No dj. Summary: " The moonstone in the title refers to a brilliant but flawed gem seized by a British officer in India. He brought it back to England as a family heirloom - with a supposed curse… Read more
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Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang (1974 BCE, Harper & Row)

by Wilhelm, Kate

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Published
1974
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Edition
Book Club Edition
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Wilhelm. Kate Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang (1974 BCE, Harper & Row) Used. Science Fiction. VG/VG Dust Jacket. A spellbinding and original family saga of the future. By the author of "The Infinity Box". 5 ¾ X 8 5/8
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The Day On Fire, a novel suggested by the life of Arthur Rimbaud

by Ullman, James Ramsey

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Published
1958
Condition
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Edition
First Edition
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Ullman, James Ramsey The Day On Fire, a novel suggested by the life of Arthur Rimbaud, French poet. (1958 World Publishing Stated First Edition) See 2nd from left book in bottom row. Used. Good/Good- $5.95 unclipped DJ. Jacket is a bit smoke darkened Biography, historical fiction. James Ramsey Ullman(August 21, 1907 – June 20, 1971) American… Read more
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The Silmarillion (1977, 1st American Edition Houghton Mifflin)

by Tolkien, J.R.R.

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780395257302
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620TolkienSilmarillion Tolkien, J.R.R. The Silmarillion (1st American Edition, 1977 Houghton Mifflin) Used. VG/G- $10/95 unclipped DJ. Includes map. Stated First Printing. Titles list has the "Father Giles of Ham" misprint. Former owner name written on front free endpaper. We have included a stock photo. Our dust jacket shows some wear. Priced accordingly. A clean, solid copy. Fantasy, Sword… Read more
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Apollo At Go (1963, G.P. Putnam's BCE)

by Sutton, Jeff

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Published
1963
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Edition
Book Club Edition
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Sutton, Jeff Apollo At Go (1963, G.P. Putnam's BCE) See Blue dust jacket 2nd row on the left. Science Fiction. Historical. Used. VG/Good-. Jacket design by Robert Bartram. "A novel that dramatizes the realistic story of NASA's moon shot. The author shows how the tree astronauts "sweat out" their selection, then what they experience on their flight, and the thrill and… Read more
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The Satanic Verses (1989 Viking Penguin 1st Printing W/DJ)

by Rushdie, Salman

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Published
1989
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Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780670825370
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Rushdie, Salman The Satanic Verses Stated 1st American Ed., 1st Printing Thus 1989 Viking Penguin. ISBN 0-670-82537-9. Used. VG/VG unclipped $19.95 dust jacket. A nice copy.
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The Forbidden Garden (1962 Dodd Mead Red Badge Mystery W/DJ)

by Curtiss, Ursula

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Published
1962
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Curtiss, Ursula The Forbidden Garden (1962 Dodd, Mead Red Badge Detective) Used. BCE. VG/G. Rare in the original green dust jacket. Summary: A deft and spine-chilling tale of planting trees and unwitting victims by Ursula Curtiss, mistress of the macabre.
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The Great Explosion (1962, Torquil Dodd Mead BCE w/DJ

by Russell, Eric Frank

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Published
1962
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Edition
Book Club Edition
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at far right end, 2nd row. White and orange dj. No other items are included in this listing. The Great Explosion, 1962 Torquil Dodd Mead BCE. Used. vg/g-. Dj spine is smoke darkened. Summary: "Four hundred years in the Future. Little did Johannes Pretorius van der Camp Blieder, the runny-nosed tinkerer, envision… Read more
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