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cover of MADD ADAM

MADD ADAM

by MARGARET ATWOOD

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Published
2013
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780771008467
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This is a pristine first edition, 17th Canadian printing, of MaddAdam, by the Canadian author Margaret Atwood. It is the third book of her trilogy, following Oryx & Crake and The Year of the Flood and was published in 2013. This book has never been read, or even opened. It is in mint condition.
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cover of THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: MEANS OF ASCENT

THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: MEANS OF ASCENT

by Robert A. Caro

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Published
1990
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780394528359
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This is a stated first edition of The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Means of Ascent, the second volume of Johnson's biography written by Robert A Caro. It covers the life of the president-to-be from his defeat in the 1941 campaign for the Senate, through his service in WWII (including his embellishment of his record), to the… Read more
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cover of GRANTA 105: LOST & FOUND

GRANTA 105: LOST & FOUND

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Published
2009
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781929001354
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$17.26

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This is edition 105 (2009) of Granta: The Magazine of New Writing (it was originally a magazine). This is a special edition, titled Lost and Found, and contains short stories, essays and memoirs relating to people and places undergoing tremendous change (see contents photo). 256 pages, trade paperback with laminated covers. Heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings. This book has not… Read more
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cover of GRANTA 108: CHICAGO

GRANTA 108: CHICAGO

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Published
2009
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9781905881123
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This is edition 108 (2009) of Granta: The Magazine of New Writing (it was originally a magazine). This is a special edition, titled Chicago, and contains short stories, essays and poetry relating to Chicago and contains works by Peter Carey, Don Delillo, George Saunders, Elaine Showalter et al (see contents photo). 288 pages, trade paperback with laminated covers. Heavily… Read more
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cover of FURY

FURY

by SALMAN RUSHDIE

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780676974409
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This is a near-perfect stated First Edition of Fury, the 2001 novel by the British author Salman Rushdie. It is a story about globalization and the dire consequences of an Indian millionaire's move to New York. This copy is in near-perfect condition. There are a couple of spots on the outside edges of the paper, but… Read more
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cover of THE DUCHESS OF WINDSOR: THE SECRET LIFE

THE DUCHESS OF WINDSOR: THE SECRET LIFE

by Charles Higham

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9780070288010
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This is a first edition of The Duchess of Windsor: The Secret Life, written by the British writer Charles Higham and published in 1988. It was an enormous best-seller. Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor, was one of the most famous women in history, the American divorcee who captured the King of England, Edward VIII, and cost him… Read more
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cover of DRESSING UP FOR THE CARNIVAL

DRESSING UP FOR THE CARNIVAL

by CAROL SHIELDS

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First
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This is a stated first edition of Dressing Up for the Carnival, written by the Pulitzer Prizing-winning Canadian author Carol Shields (1935-2003). It is a collection of connected short stories, about people who live their lives through illusions. This book has not been read, or even opened. The original book mark from the book store is still in… Read more
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cover of DR FISCHER OF GENEVA OR THE BOMB PARTY

DR FISCHER OF GENEVA OR THE BOMB PARTY

by GRAHAM GREENE

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Published
1980
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Fine
Edition
First, first printing
ISBN
9780671255473
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This is a mint-condition First Edition, First Printing of Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party by the great English writer Graham Greene (1904-1991). He wrote it in 1980; it is a black comedy about a man who hosts extravagant (dangerous) parties for the purpose of seeing how far people will go to satisfy greed. As you can… Read more
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cover of HOWARD'S END & OTHER STORIES

HOWARD'S END & OTHER STORIES

by E.M. FORSTER

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Published
1997
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Fine
ISBN
9780762401765
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This is a pristine copy of Howard's End and Other Stories by the great British author E.M. Forster (1879-1970). Howard's End was made into a 1992 film starring Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave and Helena Bonham-Carter; there are 6 less-known stories included (see contents photo). This book has never been read, but there is… Read more
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cover of A ROOM WITH A VIEW

A ROOM WITH A VIEW

by E.M. FORSTER

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Published
1995
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This is the 1995 Book of the Month Club edition of A Room With a View, written by E.M. Forster and first published in 1905. It is the story of an English woman who, through a romance while on vacation in Italy, discovers that she can be free.was his last novel, and won him his second Pulitzer… Read more
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Crime and Punishment

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Published
2000
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Fine
ISBN
9781552670996
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This is a near-perfect copy of Crime and Punishment, by the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881). He wrote it in 1866; it remains one of the most influential and widely-read novels in Russian literature. It is the story of a man who commits a murder and is then tortured by guilt. This … Read more
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REDEMPTION

by LEON URIS

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780060183332
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$21.01

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This is a stated first edition of Redemption, by the American author (1924-2003). It is a sequel to his epic Trinity and is about the Irish revolutionary Conor Larkin and his family. Excellent book. It is a large book--6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and 827 pages. As you can see, there is fading to the covers of the book. There… Read more
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cover of THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES

THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES

by Robert Tufnell

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First reprint
ISBN
9780948872976
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$24.02

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This is a first reprint of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Railway Locomotives, written by the British writer Robert Tufnell and published in 1987. It covers 180 years of worldwide locomotive development, from the first steam engine journey to high-speed French trains. 256 pages, packed with photographs, specs, charts and drawings. It's a big book--9" x 12" and 3… Read more
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cover of THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

by CHARLES DICKENS

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Published
1980
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Fine
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This is a pristine copy of the much-loved Charles Dickens novel, The Old Curiosity Shop, first published in 1840. It is the Leisure Circle Library (Penguin) edition, produced in West Germany. Burgundy boards with silver lettering and design on the cover and spine. 720 pages, including all of the original illustrations. It has never been opened. It is absolutely pristine. Lovely book.
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cover of MUTINY: HIGHLAND REGIMENTS IN REVOLT 1743-1804

MUTINY: HIGHLAND REGIMENTS IN REVOLT 1743-1804

by John Prebble

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Published
1975
Condition
Good+
Edition
First
ISBN
9780436386336
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$15.01

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This is a first edition of Mutiny: Highland Regiments in Revolt 1743-1804, by the English journalist John Prebble (1915-2001). The Highland regiments of Scotland were first raised to police their own land, then expanded in imperial wars. The Gaelic people of the 18th century, who were 3% of the population, supplied the Crown with 65 regiments. Soldiers… Read more
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cover of MONSIGNOR QUIXOTE

MONSIGNOR QUIXOTE

by GRAHAM GREENE

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Published
1982
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780919630253
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This is a stated first edition of Monsignor Quixote, the 1982 novel by the British author Graham Greene. It is his take on Don Quixote, and is about Communism, dictatorship and the Catholic religion (he was a fervent Catholic). 232 pages. It does not appear to have been read, or even opened.It is in mint condition.
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cover of MAUPRAT

MAUPRAT

by GEORGE SAND

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Published
1902
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Good+
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This is a very readable copy of a 1902 printing of Mauprat, the 1837 novel by the iconic French writer George Sand (Amantine Dupin). It is a love story but it explores the issue of education for women and examines a woman's traditionally passive role in a marriage. This copy is dated 1902. It is lime green… Read more
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cover of SELECTED TALES OF GUY de MAUPASSANT

SELECTED TALES OF GUY de MAUPASSANT

by GUY de MAUPASSANT

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
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The is a very nice copy of Selected Tales of Guy de Maupassant, published by Random House in 1950. It is 49 short stories written by the French master. See photo and scan of contents. It is illustrated by the American artist and lithographer Adolf Dehn. 7 x 10, 334 pages Red and black boards with gilt design on the spine. There is… Read more
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cover of KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER

KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER

by SIGRID UNDSET

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Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
16th printing
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$30.02

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Kristin Lavransdatter is a trilogy of historical novels written by the Danish/Norwegian writer Sigrid Undset. They were first published in 1920, 1921 and 1922; Undset won the Nobel prize in 1928. This book contains the three novels: Kransen (The Wreath), Husfrue (The Wife), and Korset (The Cross), published in 1922. They tell the story of the life of a woman… Read more
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KIM

by RUDYARD KIPLING

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Published
1958
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Fine
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This is a lovely copy of Kim, the famous novel by the Nobel Prize-winning English author Rudyard Kipling. It was first published in 1900. It takes place during the Great Game, or the British wars in India. Kim is an Irish orphan who becomes a spy. This book, a book club edition, is hunter green boards with a gold design… Read more
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