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The Sea of Grass
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The Sea of Grass

by Richter, Conrad

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Used - Good+
Published
1937
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No dust jacket. Tan fabric covered boards, darkened over the spine. Wear to the cover is mild, mainly at the corners and the edges of the spine. The deckle-edged pages are clean and tight, with the owner's signature repeated at the top of the front endpapers and every page until the story starts (see photo #3). The page edges are… Read more about this item
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The Pioneers: or, The Sources of the Susquehanna
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The Pioneers: or, The Sources of the Susquehanna

by Cooper, James Fenimore

Condition
Used - Good+
Published
ca 1900
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$10.00

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No dust jacket. Mild wear for a book of this age. No year is given in the book, but the Hurst Comapny only existed between 1871 and 1919. Red fabric covered boards, faded over the spine, with embossed decoration on the front and spine and gilt print on the spine. The most significant wear is at the head of… Read more about this item
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$10.00
Half Past Danger
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Half Past Danger

by Mooney, Stephen

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Published
2014
ISBN
9781613778494
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$34.50

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First edition. Very little wear. No dust jacket, probably as issued. Tight and clean. The main story runs 165 pages, followed by over 40 additional pages containing sections on "Author's Commentary" and "Character Designs". A scarce book. A story of fighting Nazis and dinosaurs, set in 1943 Pacific Ocean.
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$34.50
Friend of the Devil
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Friend of the Devil

by Brubaker, Ed and Sean Phillips

Condition
New
Published
2021
ISBN
9781534318366
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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$19.00

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New, still in cellophane wrap. Set in the mid-1980s. Rated M for Mature.
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$19.00
Elizabeth's Rake; Cupid's Mistake
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Elizabeth's Rake; Cupid's Mistake

by Hendrickson, Emily: Karen Harbaugh

Condition
Used - Very Good
Published
2005
ISBN
9780451214317
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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$6.00

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Two novels in one book. A small amount of wear. The covers have a few chips along the edges and there is one crease on the spine. The spine is still square. The pages are clean, tight and unmarked. The two novels were individually published originally in 1993 and 1997. A scarce edition. … Read more about this item
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$6.00
Vigilante
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Vigilante

by Summers, Richard

Condition
Used - Fair
Published
1949
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$4.00

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Cover has a few chips and creases. The spine is skewed and splitting from the lower front corner (see photo #4). The pages are clean, tight and age-tanned, with blue-dyed page edges all around. A Dell " Mapback" novel. Set in 1850s San Fransisco. A scarce book.
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$4.00
Anne Boleyn
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Anne Boleyn

by Anthony, Evelyn

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good+
Published
1957
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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$6.25

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The book shows very little wear. The deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked, with little yellowing. Former owner's stamp on the ffep. The dust jacket shows mild wear for its 60+ years, with crimping at the top and bottom of the spine and corners. A 1.5 cm tear can be found at the lower rear… Read more about this item
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Alder Gulch
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Alder Gulch

by Haycox, Ernest

Condition
Used - Fair
Published
1942
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$5.00

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The cover shows a number of creases and chips. The spine is creased and skewed, with a 1 cm tear at the top rear corner. The pages are tight and intact, with a faint water stain at the top right corner. Has no impact on the readability. A scarce book. A Dell mapback paperback, Dell… Read more about this item
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$5.00
Bomber
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Bomber

by Deighton, Len

Condition
Used - Good+
Published
1987
ISBN
9780586073988
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Minor wear. The spine has a few creases but remains square. The covers show a little crimping along the lower edge and some scuffing at the corners of the spine. There is a wrinkled area and a crease at the top corner of the back cover at the spine (see photo #4). It looks like an… Read more about this item
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Death in the Andes
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Death in the Andes

by Llosa, Mario Vargas

Condition
Used - Very Good-
Published
1997
ISBN
9780571191024
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$10.25

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Translated from the original Spanish. Murder in the high Peruvian Andes. The book shows mild wear at the edges and corners. The spine is shallowly creased and remains square. The pages are clean and tight. A scarce book.
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$10.25
Marguerite vs. The Occupation
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Marguerite vs. The Occupation

by Luzar, John

Condition
Used - Very Good
Published
2021
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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A small comic set in Occupied France during WWII. Seems to be something of a collector's item. This one shows very little wear.
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$4.00
Fairoaks
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Fairoaks

by Yerby, Frank

Condition
Used - Good+
Published
1957
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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No dust jacket. Gray textured paper covered boards show light wear at the corners and spine edges. The deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked, with top edges dyed gray to match the cover. Previous owner's name and bookplate on the front endpaper. A saga of a family in the American South, set primarily in the 19th century. Fairoaks is… Read more about this item
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Marjorie Morningstar
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Marjorie Morningstar

by Wouk, Herman

Condition
Used - Good
Published
1955
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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$9.00

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No dust jacket. Mild wear at the corners, and at the head and tail of the spine, with a 5mm tear at the top. The deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Owner's bookplate sticker inside the front cover.
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$9.00
Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies
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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies

by Forester, C. S.

Condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket Condition
Good
Published
1958
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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$11.50

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Book shows a small amount of shelf wear along the lower edge and mild wear at the top of the spine. The deckle-edged pages are clean and tight. The dust jacket shows crimps and small tears along the upper and lower edges.
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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies
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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies

by Forester, C. S.

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Used - Very Good-
Published
1958
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No dust jacket. Small amount of wear at the corners. The deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked, with yellow dyed top edges. Owner's bookplate sticker inside the front cover. A scarce book.
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$10.00
The Mudlark
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The Mudlark

by Bonnet, Theodore

Condition
Used - Good
Published
1949
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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No dust jacket. Black fabric cover shows wear at all the corners, but the board is showing through only at a tiny spot on the right rear upper corner. Gilt print on the pine still shines. Owner's name and information inside the front cover. The deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked. The binding appears solid. A story of a… Read more about this item
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Rags of Glory
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Rags of Glory

by Cloete, Stuart

Condition
Used
Published
1963
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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No dust jacket. Light wear to the cover. The pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Map on the endpapers. A novel set during the Boer War in South Africa. A scarce book.
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$10.50
Supreme Court
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Supreme Court

by Tully, Andrew

Condition
Used - Very Good-
Published
1963
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Olympia, Washington, USA
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$7.00

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No dust jacket. The book shows little wear. Some discoloration to the top edge of the pages. The pages are clean, tight and unmarked. A small hinge split has begun forming in the front endpaper, at the top (see photo). Otherwise, the binding is solid. Some supreme court issues in this novel seem still to be relevant 60 years… Read more about this item
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$7.00
The Sky and the Forest
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The Sky and the Forest

by Forester, C. S.

Condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First
Published
1948
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First edition. No dust jacket. Orange fabric shows minimal edge wear, with a couple of small stains and darkening over the spine. The pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's bookplate sticker inside the front cover. Set in Central Africa at the time of Belgian colonization.
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$10.00
Rabble in Arms
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Rabble in Arms

by Roberts, Kenneth

Condition
Used - Very Good-
Published
1956
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No dust jacket. Originally published in 1933. Blue textured paper covered boards show mild wear along the lower edge and at the spine hinges. Deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked, with yellow-dyed top edges. Maps on the endpapers. Owner's bookplate sticker inside the front cover.
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$10.00