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The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories

by Frank R. Stockton

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Quaker House Books
Published
1891
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Good
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$22.00

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New York: Charles Scribners' Sons, 1891. First Edition. First printing. In green cloth covers with stamped gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Square intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping to ends of spine. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Fool's Progess: An Honest Novel

by Edward Abbey

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Quaker House Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780805009217
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$19.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1988. Stated First Edition. First Printing. In maize color paper covered boards and navy blue cloth spine with gold lettering. Square, intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Jacket: Intact with price on upper front flap. Light rubbing to panels. In new protective jacket cover Photos upon request. . Hardcover.… Read more
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He Got Hungry and Forgot His Manners

by Jimmy Breslin

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Quaker House Books
Published
1988
ISBN
9780899193113
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$45.00

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New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. First Edition. First Printing. Near Fine copy in Very Good dj. Signed by Breslin on front free endpaper. In a pinkish brown paper covered boards and tan cloth spine with gilt lettering. Square, tight, and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light bumping to ends of spine. Jacket: Intact and… Read more
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Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859. In brown cloth blindstamped covers with gillt lettering on spine. Sqaure and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Small splits on upper and lower spine edges. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$18.00
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Timequake

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Quaker House Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780399137372
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$24.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam, 1997. First Edition. First Printing. In maroon paper coevred boards with gilt illustration on front cover and maroon cloth spine with gilt lettering. Square, intact and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Jacket: Intact with price on upper front flap. In ptotective jacket cover. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo -… Read more
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Monsieur De Crac

by Gabriel De Lautrec

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Quaker House Books
Condition
Good
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$48.00

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Paris: Pierre Lafitte & Cie Published collection under the direction of Franc-Nohain, In brown paper covered boards with pasteon illustration and lettering in white on front cover and tan paper covered spine with green lettering. Square and intact copy. Clean and unmarked text pages. All illustrations are bright and unmarked. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers.… Read more
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Cross Creek

by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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Quaker House Books
Published
1942
Condition
Good
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$58.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. First Edition, First printing with all the points : Scribner's "A" on copyright page, no colophon, no staining of top edge, price of $2.50 in red on upper front flap of jacket. In green cloth covers with with embossed design boxed in silver on front cover and lettring in green boxed in silver on… Read more
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Forbes of Hravard

by Elbert Hubbard

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Quaker House Books
Published
1894
Condition
Good
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$46.00

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Boston: Arena Publishing Company, 1894. Arena Library Series No. 31. March, 1894. In brown paper covered boards with lettering in gilt on front cover and white buckram spine with gilt lettering. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked brown endpapers and text pages, except for previous owner's name of front free endpaper. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover.… Read more
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Cuikie Crankie Parish as Surveyed By Duncan MacPhun Pillar o' the Kirk

by John and James Brown

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Quaker House Books
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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London: M. Radermacher &Co. ca 1893. In sfot cardboard covers with picture of Scottish person on a rock overlooking a town and lettering on front cover with maroon spine. Price of one shilling on front cover. Intact binding. No writing anywhere. Thirty-one pages with many illustrations. Moderate shelf wear with corners on front cover snipped. Sunning on rear spine edge.… Read more
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Punch (Volume XXXII)

by Anon

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Quaker House Books
Published
1857
Condition
Good
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$22.00

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London: Punch, 1857. January, 1857 to June, 1857, inclusive. In faded maroon cloth covers with gilt rendition of Punch on front cover and lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Broken through ends of spine. Bumping of corners. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"… Read more
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Doesticks: What He Says

by Doesticks

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Quaker House Books
Published
1856
Condition
Good
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$21.00

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New York: Livermore & Rudd, 1856. In brown embossed cloth covers with gilt lettering and design on spine. Square and intact binding. No writing on text pages or endpapers. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Moderate foxing throughout but all pages are legible. Faded spine. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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Ptomaine Street

by Carolyn Wells

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Quaker House Books
Published
1921
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$18.00

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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1921. First Edition. Second Impression. In green cloth covers with orange lettering on front cover and spine. Tight, square, intact binding. Clean, unmarked text pages. Previous owner's name on front pastedown and title page. Light bumping to ends of spine. Discolored line on front cover. Light to moderate shelf rubbing. Pictures upon request. Thank you for your patronage..… Read more
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Oh Glory!

by Harford Powel, Jr.

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Quaker House Books
Published
1931
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$20.00

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1931. Stated First Edition. Good copy. Fair jacket. In black cloth covers with moderately faded gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Yellow stained top edge. Square, intact binding. No cracked hinges. Clean endpapers and text pages. Very small book plate on lower front free endpaper. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf wear.… Read more
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Gone for Good

by Mark Childress

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Quaker House Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780375400216
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$16.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Very Good copy. Very Good jacket. In three-quarter blue paper overboards and salmon paper spine with gilt lettering. Square, clean, unmarked copy. Bumping of ends of spine. Very light shelf wear. Jacket: Price intact on upper front flap. Light bumping to ends of spine. Light shelf rubbing. In new… Read more
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David Harum: A Story of American Life

by Edward Noyes Westcott

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Quaker House Books
Published
1900
Condition
Good
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$19.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1900. Illustrated edition. Good copy. No jacket. In olive green cloth covers with gilt design on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Gilt is lightly faded. Gilt top edge. Intact binding. No writing on text pages. Previous owner's name in pencil on front free endpaper. Cracked hinge atverso of frontispiece. Moderate soiling to… Read more
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Theophilus North: A Novel

by Thornton Wilder

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Quaker House Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First Edition. Very Good copy. Good jacket. In blue cloth covers with black cloth spine with gilt lettering. Clean, unmarked, square, tight copy. Light foxing to top edge. Light bumping to ends of spine. Jacket: Price Intact. Chipping on head of spine and light rubbing on tail of spine. Light shelf rubbing. In new… Read more
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Impossible Evensen

by Elias Kraemmer

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Quaker House Books
Published
1933
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1933. First American Edition. Gooc copy. Poor jacket. In tan cloth covers with pictorial on front cover vand lettering on spine. Unmarked endpapers and pages. Square copy. Bumping of ends of spine. Light soiling to edges. Jacket: Price intact. Open tears on lower spine and lower front panel and upper spine. Chpping of edges. Moderate soiling.… Read more
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Something Between

by Marian Cockrell

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Quaker House Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$85.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. Stated First Edition. Good copy. Good jacket. In black cloth covers with gilt (still bright) lettering on front cover and spine. Untrimmed fore-edge. Square and intact binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Wrinkling of upper front cover. JACKET: Price intact on upper… Read more
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$85.00
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The Reivers: A Reminiscence

by William Faulkner

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Quaker House Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$60.00

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New York: Random House, 1962. First Edition. Stated Second Printing. In red cloth covers with bright gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Red stained top edge. Square, tight and intact binding. Unmarked, clean pages. Only mark is previous owner's name on front pastedown. Light bumping of head and tail of spine. Jacket: Price intact on upper front flap.… Read more
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$60.00
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Wooden Swords

by Jacques Deval

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Quaker House Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$13.50

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New York: Literary Guild of America, 1930. First American Edition. Translated by Lawrence S. Morris. Good copy. Good jacket. in aqua blue cloth covers with red and black designs on front cover with blue lettering and same on spine. Unmarked, clean boards and pages. Red-stained top edge. Bumping and rubbing of head and tail of spine and corners. Moderate shelf… Read more
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