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Once Upon an Island

by David Conover

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Quaker House Books
Published
1967
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Very Good
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New York: Crown, 1967. First Edition. First Printing. In green cloth covers with lettering in black on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping of ends of spine. Light shelf wear. Jacket is intact with bumping and light chipping on upper edges. Moderate shelf wear. In new protective jacket cover. Photos upon request. .… Read more
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Memoirs of A Farm Boy, East of the Chesapeake, and Of an Evening in Chesapeake Bay Country (Signed)

by William H. Turner

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Quaker House Books
Published
1995
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Fine
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$85.00

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Onley, VA: Turner , 1995. First Editions. First printings. Publshed in 1995, 1998, and 2005, respectively. All signed and dated by the author. The first two are limited editons of which these are 4312 of 4500. These also have gilt edges. All have bookmark ribbons. Square, intact ,and tight bindings. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. All… Read more
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Our Hearts Were Young and Gay

by Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough

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Quaker House Books
Published
1942
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Good
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$28.00

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New York: Dodd & Mead, 1942. First edition. First Printing. In peach cloth covers with stamped gilt drawing on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping to ends of spine and upper front cover. Moderate shelf wear. Jacket is intact with price on upper fornt flap. Missing… Read more
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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1902. First edition of this one volume work of 543 pages. In marroon cloth covers with stamped lettering on fornt cover and stamped gilt lettering on spine. Light green stained top edge. Frontispiece. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping of ends of spine Light to moderate shelf wear. Photos… Read more
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$24.00
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Glances and Glimpses; or Fifty Years Social, Including Twenty Years Professional Life.

by Harriot K. Hunt, M.D.

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Quaker House Books
Published
1856
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Good
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$45.00

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Boston: John P. Jewett, 1856. In red blindstamped front cover with gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owners' names on front free endpaper. Front edge of spine is torn. Chipping of ends of spine. Three corners are through. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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He Miight Have Saved France: The Biography of Andre Maginot

by Marguerite Joseph-Maginot

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Quaker House Books
Published
1941
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Good
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$25.00

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New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1941. First Edition. First printing. In blue cloth covers with blindstamped initials on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping and light rubbing to ends of spine and text pages. White smear on front cover . Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover.… Read more
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20th Century Journey: A Memoir of a Life and the Times: Volume II TheNightmare Years (Signed)

by Wlliam Shirer

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Quaker House Books
Published
1984
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Very Good
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$42.00

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Boston: Little ,Brown, 1984. Stated First Edition. Signed by the author on half-title page. In red paper covered boards with facsimile signature of author in gilt on front cover and black cloth spine with gilt lettering. Square, intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light fading to bottom edges of covers. Jacket is intact with price… Read more
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Justice Not Vengeance

by Simon Wiesenthal

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Quaker House Books
Published
1989
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$22.00

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New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1989. First American edition. First Printing. Near Fine copy. Very Good Jacket. In brown paper covered boards and brown cloth spine with copper lettering. Square, intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Lighr bumping to ends of spine. Jacket is intact with price on upper front flap. Light rubbing. In new protective… Read more
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The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me (Signed)

by William Allen White

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Quaker House Books
Published
1918
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Good
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$32.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. First Edition. Inscribed, dated, and signed by author on half-title page. In red cloth covers with stamped illustration in black and red and gilt lettering on front cover and lettering in black on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Bumping and rubbing of ends of spine and corners.… Read more
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Boston: Greenough and Stebbins, 1809. Second of Two volumes. In black leather covers with gilt border on front and rear covers and gilt lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers. Square and intact binding save for front cover which is detached. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Random foxing throughout not affecting legibility of pages. Heavy scuffing to leather with piece… Read more
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The Life of Beethoven

by Ignace Moscheles (Ed.)

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Quaker House Books
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Good
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$25.00

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Boston: Oliver Ditson and Company ca. 1860. Reprint of 1841 printing. In brown cloth covers with embossed Beethoven in brown and blocked in gilt on upper front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top dge and bevelled covers. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Bumping and light rubbing to… Read more
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New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1887. In green blind stamped gree covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Ftontispiece with tissue guard. Square and intact binding. Clean and umarked text pages, except for some random light foxing. Library plate on front pastedown, only library mark. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Moderately rubbed covers. Photos upon request. .… Read more
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$30.00
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Vida De D. Fr. Bertolameu Dos Martyres Da Ordem Dos Pregadores, Arcebispo, & Senhor De Braga Primas Das Espanhas

by Luis Cacegas and Luis De Sousa

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Quaker House Books
Published
1857
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Good
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$35.00

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Lisboa, Portugal: Typgraphia Hollandiana, 1857. Volume 1. In brown calf leather with stamped gilt design and gilt lettring blocked in black on spine. Marbled endpapers. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Ink marks on verso front free endpaper. Embossed stamp on title page. Moderate scuffing and cracking of leather boards. Photos upon request. . Full-Leather.… Read more
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Noe Excuses Allowed : My 15 Years in the Navy

by Art Wilson

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Quaker House Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780935733013
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$22.00

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Cambria, CA: Dead Reckoning Press, 1991. In pictorial glossy wraps wit lettering in black and white on front cover and on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Crease on lower rear cover. Light shelf wear. Photos upon request. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Timequake

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Quaker House Books
Published
1997
ISBN
9780399137372
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$38.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam, 1997. Uncorrected Proof for Limited Distribution. Near Fine. In softcovers with lettering on front cover and spine. Square, intact and tight binding. Clean and unmarked pages. . Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Return to Yesterday

by Ford Madox Ford

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Quaker House Books
Published
1932
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Very Good
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$32.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, Inc. , 1932. First American Edition. First Printing. In light green cloth covers with stamped author's signature in dark green on front cover and lettering in dark green on spine. Dark pink stained top edge. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Very Good/No… Read more
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Father Damien: An Open Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published
1916
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Good
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. In grey paper-covered boards and brown cloth spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers. Bumping and rubbing to ends of spine and corners. Underlining and check marks throughout. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck (Uncorrected Proof)

by Jane Smiley

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Quaker House Books
Published
2004
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Very Good
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. In yellow sft covers with lettering in balck on front cover. Square, intact, and very tight binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. In plastic sleeve. Photos upon request. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Memories and Portraits

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Quaker House Books
Published
1907
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Very Good
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Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1907. In burgundy cloth covers with stamped design and lettering on front cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Red ribbon bookmark.Uncut foreedge. Frontispiece sketch of Stevenson by J. W. A;lexander. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Light bumping to ends of spine.… Read more
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The Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin Written By Himself

by Benjamin Franklin

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Quaker House Books
Published
1834
Condition
Fair
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$50.00

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New York: Mahlon Day, 1834. In tan leather covers with six bands and lettering in gilt on spine. Square and intact binding. No writing anywhere. Part of lower spine is missing. Cracked front joint. Foxing throughout but all text is legible. Part of front cover is blackened. Photos upon request. . Full-Leather. Fair. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.… Read more
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