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The Big Book for Peace

by Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs

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Norwood Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780590453943
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$7.00

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Dutton Children's Books, 1990. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Summary: The wisdom of peace and the absurdity of fighting are demonstrated in seventeen stories and poems by outstanding authors of today such as Jean Fritz, Milton Meltzer, and Nancy Willard, illustrated by famous illustrators such as Paul Zelinsky, the Dillons, and Maurice Sendak. Book in very… Read more
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Vanity Fair

by W M Thackeray

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Norwood Books
Published
1987
Condition
As New
Edition
1st edition
ISBN
9780863076718
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$12.00

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London: Marshall Cavendish, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. As New. An excellent printing of this edition by Marshall Cavendish of London. Book is in as new condition showing no signs of wear or use. Forest green colored faux leather boards are pictorial and gilt imbossed. Clean and unmarked. Interior is on high quality stock and… Read more
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The Portrait of a Lady

by Henry James

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Norwood Books
Published
1987
Condition
As New
Edition
1st edition
ISBN
9780863076770
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$12.00

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London: Marshall Cavendish, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. As New. An excellent printing of this edition by Marshall Cavendish of London. Book is in as new condition showing no signs of wear or use. Camel faux leather boards are pictorial and gilt imbossed. Clean and unmarked. Interior is on high quality stock and is clear… Read more
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Franz Kafka

by The Castle

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Norwood Books
Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st edition
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$9.00

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International Collectors Library, 1954. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Definiteive Edition. This beautiful carmel colored faux-leather bound volume was published in the Victorian Replica Binding with gilt embellishments on front board and spine. Satin page marker ribbon. Book shows a tight binding, clear and crisp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Only… Read more
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Origins of the Specious: Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language

by Patricia T. O'Conner

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Norwood Books
Published
2009
Condition
New
Edition
1st edition
ISBN
9781400066605
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$25.00

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Random House, 2009. 1st edition. Hardback. New/new. "In Origins of the Specious, work mavens (authors) explode the misconceptions that have led generatiions of language lovers astray. They reveal why some of grammar's best-known 'rules' arent - and never were - rules at all. They explain how Brits and Yanks wound up speaking the same language so… Read more
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Little Men

by Louisa May Alcott

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Norwood Books
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780448060187
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$10.00

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1975. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Book is fine all around. No wear evident. Pictorial boards are clean and true showing no markings or wear. Paging is clear and crisp with no markings, writing, foxing, or soiling. Published with clear removable cover. Cover shows a very light rub and a 1" closed… Read more
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Once Upon a Christmas

by Pearl S. Buck

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Norwood Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
Item Price
$15.00

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John Day Company, 1972. 1st edition. Very Good/very good. A wonderful collection of Buck writings about "...this unique and mysterious Christmas spirit and it many varied manisfestations for young and old..." alike. Book is in very good condition for its age. Tight binding, clear and crisp paging with no markings, soiling, or writing. Boards are… Read more
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Selected Tales

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Norwood Books
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st edition
Item Price
$20.00

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The Peeples Press, 1975. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine. This small volume is beautifully bound in forest green faux leatherette with gilt embellishments on front board and spine with gilt writing. Book is in very fine condition all around. Tight binding, sharp corners, clear and crisp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Appears unread. … Read more
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The Book of Virtues A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

by Editor-William J. Bennett

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Norwood Books
Published
1993
ISBN
9780671683061
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$12.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1993. Hardcover. "Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Loyalty. Nonesty. Friendship/ Persistence...Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best place to find them in in great works of… Read more
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The Inheritance

by Louisa May Alcott

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Norwood Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st edition
ISBN
9780525457565
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$7.00

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Dutton Juvenile, 1997. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. "Now after nearly one hundred fifty years spent among archived family documents, Louisa May Alcott's debut novel finally reaches its eager public." Book is like new showing no signs of wear or use. Tight binding, sharp corners, clear and crisp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Jacket… Read more
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Fathers and Sons

by Ivan S. Turgenev

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Norwood Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd edition
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$9.00

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New York: The Modern Library/Random House. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Translated by Constance Garnett. Circa 1940s-1950s? Reprint. Green cloth, with title lettered in gold against a navy panel on spine and front board, Top edge dyed green; Decorative end-papers. No dustjacket. Book has light edgewear and light fraying at… Read more
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A Patriot's Handbook Songs, Poems, Stories and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love

by Caroline Kennedy

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Norwood Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780786869183
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$16.00

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New York: Hyperion, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. "This book is my collage of America. It is for my children and others growing up in a world where being an American brings responsibilitis as well as opportunities...Ultimately, this is a personal selection, but one that I h ope will encourage others to create similar collections of their… Read more
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Twilight in Italy

by D. H. Lawrence

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Norwood Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American edition
ISBN
9780517582398
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$12.00

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New York: Clarkson Potter, 1990. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. "This is a colleciton of essays, rich in anecdote, that demonstrates Lawrence's imagination, humor, and rapport with the area and its people." An excellent copy of this scarce volume. Tight binding, sharp corners, clear and crisp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Fantastic artwork… Read more
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James Thurber, A Bibliography

by Edwin T. Bowden, Editor

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Norwood Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$18.00

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Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. "A detailed bibliography of all known and authentic Thurber items: newspaper stories, columns, and feature articles... essays, fables, parodies, short stories, reviews, prefaces, children's novels...autobiographical reminiscences, short poems, hundreds of drawings." A very nice, clean, unmarked copy in excellent condition all around. There is one lightly… Read more
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A Place in the World Called Paris

by Steven Barclay

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Norwood Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second printing
ISBN
9780811805865
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$8.00

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. "Paris - with its subtle moods, elegant sensuality, and timeless impressions - inspires strong emotional responses and attachments. Writers in particular have often sought to capture both the much-loved and private faces of the city." This anthology is..."an unprecedented gathering of the twentieth century's most distinguished writers,… Read more
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American Sketches: Great Leaders, Creative Thinkers, and Heroes of a Hurricane

by Walter Isaacson

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Norwood Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781439180648
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$10.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. "In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton...The people he writes about have an awesome intelligence, in most cases, but that is not… Read more
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Sons and lovers The fox ; Love among the haystacks ; Aaron's rod ; The ladybird ; Women in love

by D. H. Lawrence

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Norwood Books
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780905712420
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$9.00

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New York: Octopus/Heinemann, 1979. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. This book is a first printing of the Octopus edition. Burgundy leatherette with gilt titling on front and spine. Book in very nice condition for its age. There is some edgewear at spine top/bottom. Binding is tight, Paging is clear and crisp with no markings, highlighting,… Read more
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A Treasury of Best-Loved Poems

by Rh Value Publishing

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Norwood Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
Unstated
ISBN
9780517637531
Item Price
$6.00

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New York: Avenal Books, 1988. Unstated. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A fine little volume in like-new condition. Tight binding, sharp corners, clear and crsp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Jacket shows light sunning on inside jacket flaps, else very fine with no signs of wear. No edgewear, nicks, chips, tears, or rubbing. Looks and… Read more
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Sonnets Of William Shakespeare

by RH Value Publishing

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Norwood Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517637500
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$6.00

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New York: Avenal, 1987. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A fine little volume in like-new condition. Tight binding, sharp corners, clear and crsp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Jacket shows light sunning on inside jacket flaps, else very fine with no signs of wear. No edgewear, nicks, chips, tears, or rubbing. Looks and feels like… Read more
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A Cure for the Blues

by Mark Twain

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Norwood Books
Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First printing
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$8.00

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Vermont: Charles Tuttle Co., 1964. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. A nice little volume. Cream colored boards show very light soiling on back, otherwise fine. One lightly bumped corner. Tight binding, clear and crisp paging with no markings, writing, or page soiling. No jacket. Introduction by Charles Borst. This book had a… Read more
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