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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

Blonde on a Broomstick
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Blonde on a Broomstick

By Brown, Carter

New York: Signet Books/The New American Library, 1966. First edition thus. Vintage paperback. Fair/No jacket. 125 pages. Tough guy Rick Holman plunges into a mystery accompanied by babes, busted heads, big money and murder. Illustrated wraps with yellow, white and orange titles on front cover and black titles on spine, red page edges. Signet number D2831. Some wear to cover with chipping along edges, stains, reading crease near spine, tanning of interior pages with stains at page edges, binding tight.

$8.00

A Thousand Clowns
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A Thousand Clowns

By Gardner, Herb

New York: Random House, 1962. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/fair. 126 pages. A comic play first presented by Fred Coe and Arthur Cantor at the Eugene O'Neill Theater in New York on April 5, 1962 and starring Barry Gordon, Jason Robards, Jr. and William Daniels. Fireside Theatre Book Club Edition. Blue boards with black cloth spine and gilt titles on spine. Light edge wear, corners and spine ends a little bumped, minor spotting of cover, interior pages bright, binding tight. Mylar covered blue and white jacket with black titles on front cover and spine is tanned with edge wear and chipping at top of spine cover and along top edge of back jacket, holes in back cover near fold, not clipped.

$12.00

So Big
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So Big

By Ferber, Edna

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 360 pages. The Pulitzer prize winning novel about a young man who learns to appreciate his mother's aesthetic values over monetary gain. Blue cloth binding with gilt title block on front cover and black titles on spine. Heavy wear to cover with spotting, conrers and spine ends bumped, back cover a bit scrubbed, gilt faded and scratched, hinges weak and showing webbing, front free end paper missing, former owner's name and dates on half title, some spotting of end papers and half title, interior pages lightly tanned.

$130.00

There is a Season...
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There is a Season...

By Feagans, Carolyn Tyree

Lynchburg, Virginia: Warwick House Publishing, 2006. Not stated. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No jacket. 441 pages. A woman's journey to faith through the 1950s and the turbulent 1960s, set on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Illustrated wraps with brown and white titles on front cover and spine. Light edge wear to cover, interior pages bright.

$15.00

Lighthouse
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Lighthouse

By Price, Eugenia

Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1971. Not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. 342 pages. Just after the American Revolution, a young man sets out to follow his dreams of building a lighthouse. Bright green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Cover and gilt bright, a little bumping of corners and spine ends, author signature on front free end paper, interior pages clean and bright, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine is a little faded on spine, minor edge wear, tiny tear and creases on back of top jacket, a little yellowed at top edges of inner folds, not clipped.

$19.50

Nina
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Nina

By Ertz, Susan

New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1924. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 326 pages. A troubled marriage affects the lives of an extended family. Blue binding with gilt titles and borders on front cover and spine. Gilt faded, cover slightly stained with darkened spine, chip in top edge of front cover, corners and spine ends bumped, interior pages tanning, former owner's names on front free end papers, binding tight.

$10.00

While the Patient Slept
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While the Patient Slept

By Eberhart, Mignon G.

Garden City, New York: The Crime Club, Inc: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 313 pages. "A dying man and the dark walls of Federie House hide the secret of many lives -- and two of two murders." Black cloth binding with red titles on front cover and spine with red emblem on front cover. Cover scuffed and spotted, some edge wear, spine slanted and faded, corners and spine ends bumped, former owner's name "Mary B. Carter" on front fixed end paper, ink notation and 1933 date on front free end paper, interior pages tanning, binding tight.

$10.00

The Plebiscite
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The Plebiscite

By Erckmann, Emile and Alexandre Chatrian

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 338 pages, illustrated with tissue protected black and white frontispiece and black and white plates. Translated from the French into English. Historical romance set in France. Blue cloth binding with imprinted border and decoration on front cover, gold titles on spine. Some spotting of cover at spine, otherwise cover is bright, some bumping of spine ends and corners, wrinking of end papers at hinge, interior pages tanning slightly, protective tissue with frontispiece intact but foxed and tanned. Former owner's stamped imprint on front free endpaper and first page of text, binding tight.

$10.00

Little Lise
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Little Lise

By DeKock, Charles Paul, Translated into English by Edith Mary Norris

New York: The Frederick J. Quinby Company, 1904. Limited ed. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. Glackens, William. 247 pages, illustrated with tissue protected black and white plates. A once lovely edition printed on Old Stratford Paper made by Mittineague Paper Company. Limited edition, number 523 of 1000 copies. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, rough cut leading and bottom edges, gilt top edge, marbled end papers. Cover is stained and spotted with considerable scrubbing, a little fading of gilt, boards a bit warped, interior pages stained at bottom leading corners and tanning a bit, binding tight.

$26.00

The Big Fisherman
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The Big Fisherman

By Douglas, Lloyd C.

Chicago: Peoples Book Club, 1952. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/No jacket . Cornwell, Dean. 503 pages, illustrated with two-page color plates. A fictional retelling of the life of Jesus and his disciples. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, color illustrated end papers. some spotting of cover, edge wear, especially at spine edges, wrinkles in spine, spine ends and corners bumped and a little frayed, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight.

$10.00

Plot It Yourself
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Plot It Yourself

By Stout, Rex

New York: Viking Press, 1959. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/poor. 183 pages. Nero Wolfe tackles a most unusual case involving famous novelists, playwrights and publishers accused of plagarism, and then the murders begin. Mint green cloth binding with red emblem on front cover and red titles on spine, red top edge. a little edge wear to cover, minor stains, crease in front cover, bumping of corners and spine ends, owner's name on front free end paper, red stain on top edge smeared into top of pages a little and stained along top of back cover interior and end papers, interior pages otherwise bright, binding tight. Red illustrated dust jacket with black and white titles on front cover and spine shows some edge wear, worming along leading edges, tear in top of spine, a little spotting, creases at corners, a little wrinkled on back cover, not clipped.

$20.00

The Need of Change
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The Need of Change

By Street, Julian

New York: John Lane Company, 1910. Early printing. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 79 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. Comic story of an American couple and their visit with English gentry. Yellow cloth binding with pastedown illustration in black borders on front cover and black titles on front cover. Light edge wear, a little spotting of cover, crease in back cover leading bottom corner, corners and spine ends a little bumped, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, binding tight.

$9.00

Long Wharf
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Long Wharf

By Pease, Howard

New York: Comet Books, 1949. First edition thus. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 211 pages plus advertising, illustrated with two color drawings. A young boy is left in frontier San Francisco and finds kindness and danger as he searches for the answers to questions about his past. Illustrated red wraps with white and yellow titles on front cover and spine, comic strip description of book on back cover, red page edges, decorated end papers. Book is a little curled and bent, slant to spine, reading creases at spine, edge wear with worn corners and spine ends, crease in front cover, pockmarks at top of back cover near spine, interior pages lightly tanned, mostly at edges, binding tight.

$15.00

Polly the Pagan
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Polly the Pagan

By Anderson, Isabel

Boston: The Page Company, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 239 pages, color frontispiece with tissue protector intact. Foreword by Basil King. Written in the form of letters purportedly found during WWI, this book offers an unusual look at international relationships of the time. Green decorated cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Small stain on spine, a few spots on cover, light edge wear, mostly at spine edges, corners and spine ends a little bumped, former owner's stamp on front end papers and first page of first chapter, bookseller's label "Pearlman's Book Shop, Washington, D. C." on front fixed endpaper, interior pages bright, erased name on back of frontispiece, which is a little wrinkled, small ink notation on title page bottom binding corner, binding tight..

$26.00

The Sound of Chariots
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The Sound of Chariots

By Miller, Helen Topping

Chicago: Peoples Book Club, 1947. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 288 pages. A novel set in Tennessee during the American Revolution, just after Ferguson's defeat at King's Mountain. Yellow cloth binding with green title block and bands on spine, yellow titles on spine, maps on end papers. Some wear to cover, ring stain on front cover, edges worn, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit frayed, spine cocked and darkened, spotting, former owner's name on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight.

$8.00

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