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The Whirligigs

by O. Henry

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Quaker House Books
Published
1920
Condition
Good
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$22.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. In dark red leather covered hard paper boards with a stamped design and gilt lettering on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Red endpapers. Gilt top edge. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Very light scuffing to ends of spine nd corners. Photos upon request.… Read more
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The Doctor's Son and Other Stories

by John O'Hara

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Quaker House Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good
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$85.00

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New York: Harcourt , Brace and Company, 1935. Stated First Edition with no additional printngs, thus first printing. In black cloth covers with moderately faded gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. A few water spots and moderate shelf wear to covers. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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$85.00
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Transition N0. 8 November, 1927

by Eugene Jolas, Elliot Paul, and Robert Sage (Eds.)

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Quaker House Books
Published
1927
Condition
Poor
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$44.00

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Paris: Shakespeare and Co., 1927. In lettered brown wraps with front and rear covers detached as well as half title and title pages. James Joyce's "Continuation of a Work in Progress" and Gertrude Steins' "Made a Mile Away". are noted. All pages are present but a few are chipped. Front cover has one third of edge pieces missing.… Read more
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The Road Commissioner & Other Stories

by Barbara Howes

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Quaker House Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
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$45.00

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Lunenburg, VT.: The Stinehour Press, 1983. In brown cloth covers and black cloth spine with gilt lettering. Square, intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Protected by a glassine unprinted jacket. Two small closed tears on jacket spine edge. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Gregory Smith. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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The Nick Adams Stories

by Ernest Hemingway

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Quaker House Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
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$75.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972. First Edition, First printing with "A-4.72(V) on copyright page. In blue cloth covers with stamped facsimile of Hemingway's signatutre in gilt on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Orange endpapers. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping of ends of spien. Light fading to edges. Light soiling… Read more
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Novels & Stories 1959-1962: Goodbye, Columbus, and Five Short Stories and Letting Go (Signed)

by Philip Roth

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Quaker House Books
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Item Price
$295.00

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New York: The LIbrary of America, 2005. The Library of America Edition. Stated First Printing. Signed by author on title page. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Green silk ribbon. Green endpapers. Square, tight, and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Jacket: Intact with price on lower front flap. In protective archival cover.… Read more
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Random Stories

by James Laughlin

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Quaker House Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781559210294
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$18.00

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Mount Kisko, N.Y.: Moyer Bell Limited, 1990. First Edtion. In paper covered boards with lettering in maroon on front cover and spine. Square and intact copy. Srill in unopened cellophane packaging. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Fables in Slang

by George Ade

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Quaker House Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
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$28.00

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Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1900. First edition. First Printing. In tan cloth covers with intricate embossed design in green and tan and stamped lettering in dark blue on front cover and lettering in blue on spine. Gilt top edge. Untrimmed other edges. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers, text pages, and illustrations. Light to moderate shelf wear.… Read more
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New England Essays (Signed)

by Edward H. Packard

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Quaker House Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1929. First Edition. Inscribed and signed by author on frnt free endpaper. In green cloth covers with design and lettering in black on front cover. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Advertisement of book on front pastedown with shadow of same on ffep. Bumping of ends of spine, corners and lightly on… Read more
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Four Hedges: A Gardener's Chronicle (Signed)

by Clare Leighton

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Quaker House Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First Edition. Second Printing (December, 1935). Signed by author on half title page. In green cloth covers with lettering in gilt on spine. Square, intact and tight binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. All woodcut engravings are in fine condition. Most of covers and spine are faded with a water stain on… Read more
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Folks from Dixie

by Paul L. Dunbar

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Quaker House Books
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$122.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1898. First Edition. In brown cloth covers with pasteon illustration on front cover and stamped gilt lettering and gilt embossed flowers. Stamped gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Colored frontispiece and 7 illustrations throughout text. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages, except for insciption on front free endpaper. Bumping of… Read more
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$122.00
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Winter Evening Tales Collected Among the Cottages in the South of Scotland (Volume II)

by James Hogg

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Quaker House Books
Published
1836
Condition
Good
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$32.00

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Philadelphia: Walker Publisher, 1836. Volume II only. In tan calf leathjer boards with gilt lettering and designs, still legible, on spine. Square, intact and tight binding. Now riting on text pages. Bookplate from the Library of the Philomatahaean Society, getteysburg College on front pastedaown. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Random foxing but does not affect legibility of text.… Read more
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Cockcrow at Night

by Lawrence Lee

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Quaker House Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$46.00

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Pacific Grove, CA: The Boxwood Press, 1973. Firdt Edition. Inscribed and signed by author on ffep with a written note to same person laid in on title page. In mustard colored cloth covers with blue lettering on spine. Square, tight and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light wear to covers. Jacket; Intact with price on upper… Read more
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The Believing Years

by Edmund L. Pearson

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Quaker House Books
Published
1911
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. In blue cloth covers with emobossed design in black and blue and gilt lettering on front cove rand gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages, except for previous owner's names on ffep. Bumping of ends of spine. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good/Good.… Read more
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Nets for the Wind

by Una Taylor

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Quaker House Books
Published
1896
Condition
Good
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$98.00

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Boston/London: Roberts/Lane, 1896. First U.S. Edition. First Printing. In blue pictorial cloth stamped in dark green. Square and firm binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Work is illustrated with vignette title page with the same art as the cover protected by a tissue guard. Spine gilt is worn. Darkening to edges and spine of covers. Lightly age-toned pages.… Read more
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$98.00
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The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

by Jerome K. Jerome

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Quaker House Books
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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New York: Hurst & Company No date, ca 1889. In white cloth covers with psateon of a lady on front cover, together with faded gilt designs and lettering. Moderately gilt design and lettering on spine. Square, tight, and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light bumping to ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon… Read more
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Domestic Tales and Allegories; Illustrating Human Life

by Hannah More

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Quaker House Books
Published
1849
Condition
Good
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$52.00

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New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1849. In green embossed cloth covers with gilt lettering and design on spine. Square and intact binding. No writing on endpapers or text pages. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Foxing of rear endpapers. Light foxing throughout. All pages are legible. Moderate shelf wear.Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good/Good. 16mo - over… Read more
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Full Circle

by Algernon Blackwood

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Quaker House Books
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$230.00

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London: Elkins, Mathews and Marrot, 1929. Limited Edition. No 119 Signed by author. In original grey cloth covers with blue design and lettering on front cover. Untrimmed fore-edge. Square, intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light bumping to tail of spine. Jacket: Intact with price on lower front flap. Three inch closed tear on upper… Read more
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$230.00
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

by Geoffrey Crayon (Washington Irving)

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Quaker House Books
Condition
Good
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$17.00

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Philadelphia: David Mckay No date. Good copy. No jacket. In blue cloth covers with bright gilt ornamental border and lettering on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Square, intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages and endpapers. All illustrations have tissue guard. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Chipping of lower page 400. Bumping of ends… Read more
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The Thurber Album

by James Thurber

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Quaker House Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$14.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. First Edition., Stated First Printing. Very Good copy. Fair jacket. In three quarter grey paper over boards and cloth white spine with green lettering. Blue stained top edge. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Clean endpapers except for previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Bumping of ends of spine.… Read more
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$14.00