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KIM

by RUDYARD KIPLING

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Published
1951
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Fine
Edition
Library Edition (not ex-Library)
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This is a very nice copy of Kim, the classic tale by Rudyard Kipling, first published in 1901. It is set in the imperialistic world; a masculine world dominated by travel, trade and adventure, and strict divisions between white and non-white. It is about the relationship between Kim, a white man born in India, and an… Read more
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THE INSIDE OF THE CUP

by WINSTON CHURCHILL

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Published
1913
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Near Fine
Edition
First
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This is a first edition of The Inside of the Cup, the best-selling 1913 novel about poverty that sparked a nationwide debate about the role of Christianity and religion in daily life. It was written by the American author Winston Churchill (1871-1947) who, at the time, was more famous than the Winston Churchill the politician, who was also… Read more
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THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO & WHITHER THOU GOEST. PLUS REVIVAL HYMN BOOK

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$16.17

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This is a matched pair of hymns, published in 1955: Whither Thou Goest and The Bible Tells Me So. Both are in excellent condition. I'm also including Great Revival Hymns, a 50-page booklet of religious songs. It is undated, but it is clearly very old. See scan for contents. It's a little frail but perfectly usable. Note: I have lots of vintage sheet music listed… Read more
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3 RELIGIOUS CLASSICS: HE (1954), THE LOST CHORD (1935) + AMAZING GRACE

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Published
1935-54
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Very Good
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$12.12

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This is three vintage pieces of religious music. 1. Heis a song about God, written in 1954 by Jack Richards, with lyrics by Richard Mullan. in 1954. The first recording to be released was by Al Hibbler, whose version reached No. 4 on Billboard's chart of Best Sellers in Stores, No. 7 on Billboard's Top 100, No. 7 on Billboard's chart of… Read more
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FAVORITE HYMNS TO PLAY & SING + SINGING YOUTH FOR CHRIST

by John Ferris Loth

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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1. This is Favorite Hymns to Play and Sing for Church, School, Home, a 60-page collection of 38 hymns collected by the Canadian music educator John Ferris Loth. It is undated, but the last hymn is God Save the King, and Loth started working for the Waterloo Music Co in 1942, so it's likely from the early 40s. See scan of first… Read more
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GORE VIDAL: FIVE EARLY NOVELS

by GORE VIDAL

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
ISBN
9780905712390
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$40.42

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This is a collection of five early novels by the great American writer Gore Vidal (1925-2012). It is a stated first edition, published in 1979 for the British market (bought in the UK). The books are Williwaw--his first novel, published in 1946. It is a drama about war, maritime adventure and murder. The City and the Pillar--his third novel, published in 1948. It is… Read more
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VANITY FAIR: KATIE HOLMES & SCIENTOLOGY

by VANITY FAIR

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Published
2012
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
OCTOBER
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$28.29

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Vanity Fair October 2012 Cover: Katie Holmes See Table of Contents Scans 272 Pages Excellent condition. Minor wear.
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

by JAMES JOYCE

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First, Illustrated
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$60.62

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This is a luxury edition of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the first novel by the Irish author James Joyce (1882-1941), first published in 1916. This classic novel, about the religious and intellectual awakening of Stephen Dedalus, made Joyce's reputation, although it did not endear him to his fellow Irishmen. This copy was published… Read more
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

by JAMES JOYCE

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
Centennial
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This book is undated, but it was published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, so it would be 2016. James Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic who is regarded as one of the most important writers of the 20th… Read more
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IN THIS HOUSE OF BREDE

by RUMER GODDEN

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Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US
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In This House of Brede is a 1969 novel by the British novelist Rumer Godden (1907-1998).It is a serious portrait of religious life that centers on Philippa Talbot, a highly successful professional woman who leaves her comfortable life among the London elite to join a cloistered Benedictine community of contemplative nuns, at England's Brede Abbey. It was… Read more
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THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM

by JAN DE HARTOG

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
First
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This is a first edition of The Peaceable Kingdom, An American Saga, the 1972 novel by the prolific Dutch-American playwright and novelist Jan de Hartog (1914-2002). De Hartog moved to the US in the early 60s and became a Quaker. From an online synopsis: "I am George Fox," said the fair-haired stranger. "May the Lord bless thee and awaken thee, Margaret Fell." His… Read more
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MORE DIE OF HEARTBREAK

by SAUL BELLOW

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, 1st Printing
ISBN
9780688069353
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$40.42

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Saul Bellow (1915 –2005) was a Canadian-American writer and academic who won the 1976 Nobel Prize, as well as a Pulitzer. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times. Bellow wrote 14 novels; More Die of Heartbreak was his 10th. It is the story of an intellectually gifted and philosophically tortured man attempting to… Read more
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THE GOLDEN SCARECROW

by HUGH WALPOLE

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Published
1932
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Fine
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$36.37

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In nine chapters, The Golden Scarecrow presents nine stories of nine children, united by location. A tenth story of a tenth life, divided into Prologue and Epilogue, provides a different sort of unity. They are both gentle and horrible tales. This book is an exercise in entering into the minds/hearts of children The premise is that children come into this world with… Read more
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THE ROBE

by LLOYD C DOUGLAS

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Published
1970
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Fine
Edition
First
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The is a first edition from the classics series published by International Collectors Library in 1970. The Robe is a 1942 historical novel about the Crucifixion of Jesus, written by the American minister Lloyd C. Douglas. The book explores the aftermath of the crucifixion of Jesus through the experiences of the Roman tribune. It was a massive best-seller for several years, but… Read more
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EMERSON: ESSAYS POEMS & ADDRESSES

by RALPH WALDO EMERSON

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Published
1969
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Fine
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. This is… Read more
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JOSEPH THE PROVIDER

by THOMAS MANN

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Published
1944
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Fine
Edition
First, 1st Printing
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Joseph the Provider is the fourth book in Mann's four-part series Joseph and His Brothers, which Mann wrote over 16 years and completed in 1942. He re-tells the stories in Genesis, chapters 27-50, putting them in historical context. Mann, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929, considered it his greatest work. This book was first… Read more
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WALDEN

by HENRY DAVID THOREAU

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Published
1970
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Fine
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Walden; or, Life in the Woods, first published in 1854, is a book by transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) and is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and a manual for self-reliance. Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months,… Read more
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NEW YORKER: COVER MUSICAL CHAIRS by EDWARD SOREL

by NEW YORKER

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Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
JUNE
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$16.17

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June 5, 2006. 93 Pages, no label Cover: Musical Chairs by Edward Sorel Nora Ephron at Apthorp, Sony CEO Howard Stringer, Oriana Fallaci, Soap Operas See Table of Contents Scan Condition: Very good. Very minor wear to cover. Edward Sorel (1929- ) is an American illustrator, caricaturist, cartoonist, graphic designer and author hailed by The New York Times as "one of America's foremost political satirists".
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VOGUE 2003 - REESE WITHERSPOON

by VOGUE MAGAZINE

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Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First
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June 2003Cover: Reese Witherspoon by Steven Klein 284 pages See Table of Contents Scans Christian Louboutin, Valentino, Stella Tennant's New York Townhouse, Best Swimsuits, Models' Fashion Secrets Photos: Reese Witherspoon, 8 pages by Steven Klein Liya Kebede, 8 pages by Arthur Elgort Jacquetta Wheeler, 8 pages by Mario Testino Karolina Kurkova, 8 pages by Steven Klein Karen Elson, 8 pages by Tim Walker Carolyn Murphy, 6 pages by Norman Jean… Read more
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MANDALA, A Story of India

by Pearl S Buck

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, First Printing
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Pearl S Buck (1892-1973) was an American novelist who, in 1938, was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Mandala, a Story of India, was written in 1970 and tells the story of a princely family in the New India and how eastern and western philosophies overlap and conflict. This is a first edition and first printing.… Read more
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