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What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1960 1st Edition w/fax DJ)

by Farrell, Henry

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Published
1960
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RARE. Used. Not an exlib item. VG-/New Facsimile DJ. WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? 1960, Rinehart, Inc. Has Circled "R" on copyright page which indicates First Printing Thus. Pages are toning as is typical of this edition. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR BLOCKBUSTER 1962 BETTE DAVIS/ JOAN CRAWFORD HORROR/THRILLER FILM OF THE SAME NAME, DIRECTED BY ROBERT ALDRICH Summary:… Read more
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In Cold Blood (1965 Random House Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Capote, Truman

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1965
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SCARCE. Please see our stock photo. EXLIB. ADULT CONTENT. "In Cold Blood" A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences. By author Truman Capote & CO-AUTHORED BY HARPER LEE, AUTHOR OF "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" Good condition/ Good- original dust jacket. A good reading copy. Book is protected in mylar wrap. Please Note: Front flap of dj… 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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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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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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Laughing Boy (1929 Houghton Mifflin 1st. Edition)

by La Farge, Oliver

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1929
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Please see our stock photos. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Spine is tanned. Summary: Laughing Boy is a 1929 novel by Oliver La Farge about the struggles of the Navajo in Southwestern United States to reconcile their culture with that of the United States. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930. It was adapted as a film of… Read more
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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
First American 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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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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Good
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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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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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Porgy (The 1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Edition)

by Heyward, Du Bose

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1925
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Du Bose, Heyward. Porgy (1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Hardcover 1st Edition/ 2nd printing thus, known as the Mauve or Rose "B" Edition. Decorated By Theodore Nadejen.USED. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Mauve/Purple boards with gold gilt titling and owl cartouche. Not an exlib item. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR THE DRAMATIC BROADWAY MUSICAL AND MOTION PICTURE, SCORED BY… Read more
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Laura (1943, Houghton Mifflin BCE W/DJ)

by Caspary, Vera

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Published
1943
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Book Club Edition
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Caspary, Vera LAURA, 1943 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN BCE Used. Good Condition/ Acceptable Original Laura/glass globe dust jacket. Wartime Edition. Copper brown boards with black titling. Deckled page edges, light foxing. Dust jacket is worn, taped, Has been mended and cleaned up a bit since this photo was taken. "Laura is an elegant novel about outwardly elegant people—a book,… 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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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
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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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Phoenix (1967, Ballantine BCE W/ Seymour Chwast Dust Jacket)

by Chwast, Seymour

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Published
1967
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Book Club Edition
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at 2nd row third from the left. .No other items are included in this listing. Cowper, Richard Phoenix, 1967 Ballantine Books BCE.COVER ART BY AWARD-WINNING GRAPHIC ARTIST SEYMOUR. Summary: Hopelessly trapped in suspended animation in "the caves of sleep" of 24th century Earth. Used. VG/G. Dj spine is a bit darkened. A… Read more
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Shagganappi, by Tekahionewake (1913 Ryerson 1st Canadian Ed.)

by Johnson, E. Pauline

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Published
1913
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1st Canadian Edition
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The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson [aka Tekahionwake] (1862-1913). Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1913. USED. Good+/ Good- QUITE RARE ORIGINAL SILVER AND ORANGE DUST JACKET. Red Boards. Please see our photos. Not an exlib Item. A clean, solid copy that shows minor foxing. 5 5/8 X 8 ½.Statement of author, Tekahionwake, important tribal historian and member of the Wolf Clan of… Read more
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Agatha Christie, An Autobiography

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1977
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Please see stock photo: .Christie, Agatha, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, 1977 Dodd Mead First Printing Thus in an unclipped original lavender dust jacket protected in a mylar wrap. Original stated price $15.00. 529 pages, indexed. EXLIB. Good Condition/ Good Condition DJ.A nice clean copy. A great read.
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Nullification and Secession in the United States : A History of the Six Attempts During the First century of the Republic, 1897 1st. Ed.

by Powell, Edward

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Published
1897
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"Powell, Edward Payson. Nullification and Secession in the United States. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. UNCOMMON/RARE IN THIS 1897 FIRST. NOT A REPRINT. NOT AN EXLIB. Please see our photos. USED. VG-/ No Dust Jacket. 461 pp. A study of secession and nullification movements in the United States from the Nullification Resolutions of 1798 to the American… Read more
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The Bone People (Lousiana University Press 1st. Ed.)

by Hulme, Keri

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Published
1985
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First American Edition
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9780807130728
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Hulme, Keri: The Bone People. Louisiana State University Press, A tale of New Zealand. Stated United States First Edition, 1985. ISBN 0807112844. 450 pages, indexed. WINNER OF THE PEGASUS PRIZE FOR LITERATURE AND THE BOOKER PRIZE. Used. Very Good/Very Good unclipped original $17.95 dust jacket. Summary: "The Bone People, first published in 1984,by Spiral, New Zealand. Second edition… Read more
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The Story of the Little Big Horn (1959 Reprint Ed.)

by Graham, W. A.

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Published
1959
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USED. Colonel W.A. Graham, U.S. Army, Ret'd. The Story of the Little Big Horn, 1959 Reprint Edition, Bonanza Books. VG/G. Bright orange Dj spine is a bit sunned.
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A Flitch Of Bacon, or The Customs of Dunmow (1879, George Routledge Reprint)

by Ainsworth, William H.

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Published
1879
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William H. A Flitch of Bacon. George Routledge & Sons, London, 1879. Illustrations by Sir John Gilbert . R.A.Reprint. Used. Good Condition/ No dust jacket as issued. Attractive marbled black leather boards with 5 ribs and gold titling, gold top stain. A story about traditional British marriage practices of yore.
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Miss 318 and Mr. 37: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, in 2 vols

by Hughes, Rupert

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Published
1911
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Hughes, Rupert: Miss 318 AND Miss 318 And Mr. 37. Fleming H. Revell Company, 1911, 1912 1st Editions. USED. RARE Historical fiction based on actual events that occurred during the TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FIRE: "One of the worst industrial disasters in the history of New York City, causing 146 deaths and an unknown number of injuries, took place… Read more
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