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Dora Thorne/ Life\'s Joys by Emile Zola
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Dora Thorne/ Life's Joys by Emile Zola

By Braeme, Charlotte M.

New York: International Book Company, 1896?. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. Two titles in one binding: Dora Thorne by the author of Madolin's Lover, 197 pages and Life's Joys by Emile Zola, 171 pages. Red blindstamped cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Spine much darkened with faded gilt, spotting, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, former owner's name "Mrs. W. J. H. Cabell" and date 1-27-96 on front fixed end paper, interior pages very tanned and fragile, binding a bit shaken.

$12.00

Thunderball
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Thunderball

By Fleming, Ian

New York: The Viking Press, 1961. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/good. 248 pages. James Bond of the British Secret Service takes on SPECTRE, beautiful women and fine yachts. Black and blue cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, green top edge. Ex-library, so mylar covered dust jacket is taped to book, but cover appears to be in good condition with a little edge wear, possible bumping of corners and spine ends, hinges weak showing a little webbing, "withdrawn" stamp on front free end paper, a little spotting of end papers, interior pages lightly tanned, marked out library stamp on top edge, library pocket on back free end paper, binding otherwise tight. Gray dust jacket with red and white titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, may be stained, small chips in front of jacket, short tear in leading edge of front inner fold, sticker on spine of jacket.

$10.00

Death of an Addict
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Death of an Addict

By Beaton, M. C.

New York: Mysterious Press, 1999. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/very good. 215 pages. Hamish Macbeth plunges into love and loss in this story of the death of a recovering drug addict. Blue boards with purple metallic titles on spine. Some edge wear with a little fading along edges, corners and spine ends a little bumped, interior pages a bit tanned, binding tight. Illustrated blue dust jacket with pink titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, minor wrinkles in back corner near inner fold, not pirce clipped, a little tanned along inner folds.

$8.00

Valik Kulajutte (Selected Village Stories)
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Valik Kulajutte (Selected Village Stories)

By Kitzberg, August

Tallinn, Estonia: Kirjastus Eesti Raamat, 1983. Unknown. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 183 pages with bibliography. In Estonian and appears to be a collection of short stories. Brick red illustrated wraps with white titles on front cover and spine. Cover tanned, some edge wear with small chips, wrinkles in cover near spine, crease in upper back cover, two staple binding with staples exposed at hinges and showing a little rust, interior pages bright, binding appears tight.

$20.00

The Man With the Golden Arm
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The Man With the Golden Arm

By Algren, Nelson

New York: Pocket Books, Inc., 1956. Second printing. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 454 pages. "The powerful novel of gambling and dope and a woman's love." Cardinal Edition C-31. Gold illustrated wraps with white titles on front cover and black titles on spine. Heavy wear to cover with scuffs obscuring some portions of photos and text, chips along edges of cover, spotting and tanning, owner's name on front free end paper, interior pages tanned, binding appears tight.

$8.00

This Side of Innocence
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This Side of Innocence

By Caldwell, Taylor

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 499 pages. A passionate woman blazes into rural New York and shatters the Lindsey family. Tan cloth binding with red titles on front cover and red title block on spine, red top edge. Some wear to cover, corners and spine ends bumped, crease in spine, a little spotting, front end paper missing, front hinge weak and showing a little webbing, interior pages lightly tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$12.00

Casino Royale
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Casino Royale

By Fleming, Ian

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1953. Book Club. Hardcover. Fair/fair. 187 pages. The first James Bond spy novel, featuring gambling, beautiful women and the powerful Russian secret organization SMERSH. Black and blue clt\oth binding with gilt titles on spine, red top edge. Spotting of cover, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, corner of front free end paper torn off, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight. Gray dust jacket with blue and white titles on front cover and spine is a bit faded and tanned, creased down front jacket cover, chips and short tears along edges, creases in inner folds

$15.00

Scarlet Royal
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Scarlet Royal

By Emery, Anne

Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1952. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 223 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. A coming of age story about a young woman and her love for a special horse. Pink boards with black titles on spine. Cover very faded with spotting and some scrubbing, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, spine a bit cocked, front free end paper missing, interior pages lightly tanned with spotting on page edges, binding tight.

$10.00

The Listener
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The Listener

By Caldwell, Taylor

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 332 pages. Mystical novel about a hidden listener in a marble sanctum. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Ex-library. Spine faded with worn gilt, library sticker on spine, cover worn, scrubbed and spotted, corners and spine ends bumped, library sticker on back cover, spine a bit cocked, gift inscription and bookplate on front fixed end paper, owner name and date on front free end paper, front hinge a little weak, stains on front end papers and on page edges, interior pages lightly tanned, library pocket and marked out library stamps on back end papers.

$20.00

Through the Winter
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Through the Winter

By Author not stated

Philadelphia: The American Sunday-School Union, 1881. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 399 pages, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece and black and white plates. A sentimental story about a young girl's difficult life through a long winter. Brown cloth binding with black and gilt decorations on front cover and spine with gilt titles on spine, decorative end papers. Some edge wear to cover, spotting, corners and spine ends bumped, cover scrubbed in places, front hinge split showing webbing, interior pages tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$20.00

Bluebirds
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Bluebirds

By Frasure, David W.

Lakemont, Georgia: Copple House Books, 1980. Third printing. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 87 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. "An explanation of reincarnation, metaphysics, karma, healing, and the reality of life, all rolled into the most unusual love story ever told." Gray illustrated wraps with blue titles on front cover and spine. Heavy spotting of cover, edge wear, especially at spine, corners bumped, reading crease at spine, back cover tanned with a few stains, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight. May have musty smell.

$14.00

Inter Ice Age 4
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Inter Ice Age 4

By Abe, Kobo (Kimifusa Abe); Translated by E. Dale Saunders

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. Abe, Machi. 210 pages. Early science fiction novel about a professor struggling with moral issues as climate change submerges the world. Tan cloth binding with blue emblem on front cover and blue titles and decorations on spine, blue top edge. Light edge wear, minor bumping of corners, interior pages very lightly tanned, binding tight.

$18.00

A Wrinkle in Time
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A Wrinkle in Time

By L'Engle, Madeleine

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1970s. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Good +/No jacket. 211 pages. Two children journey through strange adventures to try to rescue their father. Illustrated white wraps with white and pink titles on front cover and spine. Light edge wear, wrinkles in spine, reading crease near spine, light stains on back cover, interior pages bright, binding tight.

$10.00

The Angel Doll
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The Angel Doll

By Bledsoe, Jerry

Asheboro, North Carolina: Down Home Press, 1996. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/good. Rickard, Tim. 125 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. Text is bordered at leading edge with black double lines. A boy and his friend set out on a journey from their Thomasville, North Carolina, home to find a special doll for his little sister. White boards with gilt titles on spine. A little spotting of cover, minor edge wear with some bumping of corners and spine ends, small stains on end papers, signed by author in center title page, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Illustrated white dust jacket with gilt titles on front cover and spine has a little spotting, short tears at top of front cover jacket, light tanning, $14.95 price not clipped.

$20.00

No Tears at the Funeral
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No Tears at the Funeral

By Arre, Helen

New York: Arcadia House, 1954. Not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/poor. 221 pages. When murder strikes a strange and isolated family, Ginny Adair gets involved and finds danger. Green cloth binding with black emblem on front cover and black titles on spine. Light edge wear, a little bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, small notations on back end papers. May smell a little musty. Red illustrated dust jacket with yellow titles is badly chewed at edges, a few small stains on back of jacket, $2.50 price not clipped.

$15.00

The Road to Bithynia
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The Road to Bithynia

By Slaughter, Frank G.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. 330 pages. A dramatically fictionalized account of the life of Luke, the physician who wrote the gospel and Acts of the Bible. Gray cloth binding with blue titles on spine, maps on end papers. Minor edge wear, a little bumping of corners, interior pages tanned, binding tight. Mylar covered illustrated dust jacket with yellow titles on front cover and spine is stuck to book, wrinkled, a little soiled at top of back jacket cover, shows a little edge wear and tanning, not price clipped.

$20.00

The Port of Missing Men
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The Port of Missing Men

By Nicholson, Meredith

Indianapolis, Indiana: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Underwood, Clarence F.. 399 pages plus advertising, illustrated with black and white plates and tissue protected frontispiece. Pre-World War I thriller and romance. Illustrated blue cloth binding with orange titles on front cover and spine. A little edge wear and some fading of spine, minor spotting, corners and spine ends a bit bumped and frayed, former owner's name "Miss Bruce Williams" on front free end paper, interior pages a little tanned, binding tight.

$10.00

Three-Day Town
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Three-Day Town

By Maron, Margaret

New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2011. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 278 pages. An unusual story in the long running Deborah Knott series, which features a trip to New York with her deputy husband Dwight and a collaboration with Lieutenant Sigrid Harald after a series of mysterious murders. Blue boards with darker blue cloth on spine, silver titles on spine. A little shelf wear, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Illustrated blue dust jacket wiht white and red titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge war, minor chipping at top of spine, not price clipped.

$10.00

The Misadventures of Justin Hearnfeld
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The Misadventures of Justin Hearnfeld

By Elish, Dan

New York: St. Martin's Press, 2008. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. 290 pages. Comic and touching novel about a young man's somewhat delayed coming of age, set in a New York private school. Blue cloth binding with silver titles on spine. A little edge wear to cover, corners and spine ends bumped, very minor spotting, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Illustrated white dust jacket with blue titles on spine and white titles on front cover shows a little edge wear, minor spotting, light edge creases, crease in back inner fold, not price clipped.

$12.00

Kate Fennigate
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Kate Fennigate

By Tarkington, Booth

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., 1943. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/fair. 359 pages. A subtly humorous look at the effects of women upon men through the life of a "dangerous woman." Dark blue cloth binding with gilt titles and bands on spine, red top edge. Some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, a little fading of cloth, former owner's name on front free end paper, interior pages tanned, binding tight. Brown dust jacket with black and white titles on front cover and spine has large chips in edges and spine cover, smaller chips and short tears along edges, fading, stains, tanning, lightly clipped.

$10.00

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