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Murder On The Matterhorn (1951, F.A. Thorpe, Large Print Edition)

by Carr, Glyn

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1951
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1951, F.A. THORPE, ARTISAN HOUSE, ANSTEY, LEICESTERSHIRE.THIS LARGE PRINT EDITION HAS BEEN PUBLISHED BY KIND PERMISSION OF GEOFFREY BLES, LONDON. EXLIB. GOOD CONDITION /VERY GOOD ORIGINAL DUST JACKET PROTECTED BY MYLAR WRAP. Please see stock photo. Our jacket is VG with no library stickers on it. "This cleverly constructed story presents the neatest imaginable puzzle in detection". RARE/SCARCE.
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4.50 From Paddington (1957, F.A. Thorpe Large Print Edition)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1957
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EXLIB. RARE/SCARCE. LARGE PRINT EDITION. "This special large print edition is made and printed in England for F.A. Thorpe, Ulverscroft, Leicestershire." Originally published by Dodd, Mead. FIRST EDITION THUS. MISS MARPLE. Please see our accompanying stock photo which depicts a different title from this series but shows the same style binding. AGATHA CHRISTIE. 4.50 FROM PADDINGTON, AKA "WHAT MRS.… Read more
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The Velveteen Rabbit, Illustrated by Allen Atkinson

by Williams, Margery

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Published
1983
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First Edition Thus
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9780394532219
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USED. VERY GOOD- CONDITION/ VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. The beloved children's story of how a little toy rabbit became a real animal through the love of a child. Delightful. SCARCE IN A NICE JACKET. A nice find for Christmas.
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Captain Bligh's

by Toohey, John

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Published
1999
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Stated First U.S. Edition
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9780060195328
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USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION, NEARLY AS NEW. BIOGRAPHY. HISTORY OF ENGLAND. "After the mutiny aboard the Bounty, Captain William Blight and few loyal crewman crossed most of the Pacific in an open boat, an epic feat in any age. Author JohnToohey brings this tragic, doomed man and his desperate voyage vividly to life in this fascinating new book."
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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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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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A Hard Road To Glory, A History of the African-American Athlete 1619-1918

by ashe, arthur

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Published
1988
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Stated First Edition
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9780446710060
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ILLUSTRATED. EXLIB. Warner Books 1988 Stated First Printing Thus, November, 1988. Written by 20th Century Black-American tennis great, Arthur Ashe, Jr. HISTORY OF BLACK SPORT IN AMERICA. Used. Good Condition/ Good condition original unclipped black silver and gold $29.95 original dust jacket. 194 pages, indexed. A nice copy. Has the usual library markings. We ship from Oregon
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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
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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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Murder for Christmas, a Poirot Story by Agatha Christie (1944 Midnite Mystery)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1944
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COPYRIGHT BY AGATHA CHRISTIE MALLOWAN: "It is Christmas Eve, and elderly Simeon Lee has invited his family home for a good old-fashioned holiday celebration. At least, that's what he told them. In fact, the old man has a mean streak, and insults each and every one of his children in turn. Later that night, he is found violently murdered in… Read more
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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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A House Of Pomegranates (1925 Dodd Mead 1st. Ed. Thus)

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1925
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First Edition Thus
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Wilde, Oscar. 1925 Dodd, Mead & Company 1st Illustrated Edition Thus, Illustrated by BEN KUTCHER. RARE/SCARCE. Used. Hardcover. Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Black boards with highly decorated gold gilt ornamentation on front and back boards. Please see our photos. Titling on spine is no longer visible. Summary: "The story concerns a boy king whose love of luxury and artistic… Read more
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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. 1st Ed./7th W/Fax DJ)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1926
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. USED. HAS BECOME RARE. VG. NOT AN EXIB ITEM. Christie, Agatha: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Dodd Mead and Company, New York, 1926 First Edition stated 7TH Printing Thus December, 1926. HERCULE POIROT. An unusually nice copy. VG/ brand new, flat, facsimile dust jacket. Summary: "Considered to be one of Agatha Christie's most controversial mysteries, The… 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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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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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
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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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The Seven Dials Mystery (Midnite Mysteries, 1944 Stated 1st)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1944
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First Edition Thus
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Christie, Agatha (The Seven Dials Mystery 1944 Books, Inc. Stated 1st. Pr. Thus, ) MIDNIGHT MYSTERIES, RARE IN THIS EDITION USED. Good-/ No DJ. Black boards, gold titling on spine. Light pop bottle rings mar front board. Original copyright by Dodd, Mead 1929. Loose last gather has been neatly taped in. A clean copy.… 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
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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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The Sign Of Four, A Sherlock Holmes Story (1933 Grosset & Dunlap R)

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Published
1933
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615DoyleFour Doyle, A. Conan The Sign Of Four, A Sherlock Holmes Story. ca 1933 Grossett & Dunlap) Used. Red boards, black titling. VG/No DJ. Quite scarce in this edition. Summary: A story of India and stolen treasure, set in 1857. 5 ¼ X 7 ¾. $75.00
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Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. )

by Lang, Andrew E.

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Published
1894
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First Edition
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Andrew E. Lang , a rare book of his poetry. Ban and Arriere Ban USED. NOT AN EXLIB ITEM. 1st /edition, 1894, Longman's Green and Co. Deckle edge, tanning. Beveled green boards with gold gilt ornamentation. The Author's name appears in gold at the front lower right.board. 4 5/8 X 7 1/8 . 118 pages. Illustrated by Henry Justice Ford.… Read more
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The Dawnstone: By Gillian Bliss, Baroness Hemingford

by Walsh, Jill Paton

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Published
1973
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First Edition
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598WalshDawnstone Gillian Bliss, Baroness Hemingford writing as Jill Paton Walsh. 1973 1st. Ed. Antelope Book by Hamish Hamilton RARE. Used. VG/VG Illustrated by Mary DinsdaleSummary: Adam finds an implement like a Stone Age axe which he carries everywhere but which appears to give him bad dreams. He gives his treasure to a terrified, caged gorilla, feeling it… Read more
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Danger! and Other Stories, By Arthur Conan Doyle (1919, George H. Doran 1st. Ed.)

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Published
1919
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A. Conan Doyle. Copyright 1919, George H. Doran First Edition . Used. Good/ No Dust Jacket. Not an exlib item. SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY. Stories Included here are: Danger!, One Crowded Hour, A Point of View, The Fall of Lord Barrymore, The Horror of the Heights, Borrowed Scenes, The Surgeon of Gaster Fell, How It Happened, The Prisoner's Defence, Three… Read more
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