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ABSURD COURAGE

by Albery, Nobuko (also wrote as Nobuko Morris)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780712611497
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$14.95

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London: Century - Hutchinson, 1987. 254 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The story of a marriage between an impetuous young Japanese girl and a fashionable art critic and London gallery owner. An extremely funny and touching novel.... First Edition.… Read more
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THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT FICTION

by Cassill, R. V. (editor) (Sherwood Anderson; Margaret Atwood; John Cheever; James Baldwin; Richard Wright; Saul Bellow; Willa Cather; Anton Chekhov; Ralph Ellison; William Faulkner; F. Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; Shirley Jackson; James Joyce)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
ISBN
9780393959338
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$29.95

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New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1990. (xxxii) 1750 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edgewear with some creasing on the corners and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover features On the Cusp by Helen Frankenthaler. This anthology contains: I Want to Know Why by Sherwood Anderson; Rape Fantasies by Margaret Atwood; My First… Read more
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JANE OF LANTERN HILL

by Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780770423148
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$9.95

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Toronto: Seal Books - McClelland Bantam Books, 1989. 217 pp. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover features a scene from the television show starring Sam Waterston and Mairon Bennett. During the 1930s, sick of her strict private school and her nasty grandmother, she tried to reunite with her parents... This… Read more
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LORD JIM - A Tale

by Conrad, Joseph

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$9.95

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London and Toronto: William Blackwood and Copp Clark, 1931. 426 pp. Red cloth lettered in black on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Published by Blackwood in England, this was re-bound in Toronto by Copp Clark for high schools and was likely released without a… Read more
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BIGGLEWADE'S COMPENDIUM OF HIDDEN CREATURES: The Strand Magazine - January to June 1899

by Newnes, George (editor) (Arthur Conan Doyle; H. G. Wells; Grant Allen; E. Nesbit; W. W. Jacobs; E. M. Jameson; Albert Trapman; John Oxenham; K. and Hesketh Prichard; F. Norreys Connell; Mark Eastwood; Arthur Morrison; F. C. Younger; Neil Wynn Williams)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$149.95

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London: George Newnes, 1899. 820 pp. Marbled boards with a leather spine and leather corners; decorated in black and gilt on the spine; pasted-on title on the front panel; marbled edges all round; headband; orange endpapers. The title of this volume is from the person who had the issues of The Strand bound for preservation. Some edge… Read more
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THE KILTED PARROT

by Bassi, Michael

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780904002553
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$14.95

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Glasgow, Scotland: The Molendinar Press, 1981. 206 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. Dj art by Brian Grimwood. Trying to avoid his father's plans to get him into the family jewellery business,… Read more
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MISCHIEVOUS JACK - and Other Stories

by Corkran, Alice

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$19.95

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London: Blackie and Son, 1914. 64 pp. Beige boards decorated in brown on the front panel and spine; full colour pasted-on painting on the front cover; colour frontis. Light wear at the corners with some darkening in the endpapers; previous owner's name and date - 1914 - on the front free endpaper. This story collection contains: Mischievous… Read more
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JOSEPH IN EGYPT - Volume One and Volume Two

by Mann, Thomas (translated from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sixth Printing
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$24.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf;, 1938. 664 pp. in two volumes. In a slipcase. Black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; decorated endpapers; illustrated with a colour map. Both books have some light rubbing on the panels; no interior markings. The slipcase has darkened around the edges and has some minor edgewear. A version… Read more
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THE TWO O'CLOCK SUN - A Novel

by Cairns, Robert

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.95

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New York: Random House, 1964. 312 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on blue boards; decorated in red and gilt on the spine; red upper edge. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some darkening on the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. He had a somewhat insane ambition: He had a vision of a world… Read more
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CAVALCADE OF THE NORTH - An Entertaining Collection of Distinguished Writing by Canadian Authors

by Nelson, George E. (editor) (introduction by Thomas B. Costain) (Hugh MacLennan; Morley Callaghan; Ethel Wilson; Sir Gilbert Parker; Marjorie Pickthall; W. G. Hardy; Lord Beaverbrook; Mazo de la Roche; W. O. Mitchell; Thomas H. Raddall; Will R. Bird)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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$19.95

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1958. 640 pp. Quarter-bound in pale green on emerald green boards; headband; green upper edge. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; clipped on all four corners of the flaps; no interior markings. This story collection contains: Introduction by Thomas B. Costain; Barometer Rising - full novel by… Read more
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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780330255417
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$9.95

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London: Pan Books, 1978. 252 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Originally published just before the outbreak of war in 1939, Christmas Holiday reflects Maugham's intimate knowledge of the Parisian scene. It tells of a young man who spends his holidays in the City of Light, only to meet… Read more
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THE LADY OR THE TIGER - and Other Stories

by Stockton, Frank R.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780812519563
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$9.95

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New York: Tor Books - Tom Doherty Associates, 1992. (xiii) 210 pp. Very lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by David Heffernan. This story collection contains: Foreword by Jane Yolen; The Lady or the Tiger; The Discourager of Hesitancy (a continuation of The Lady or the Tiger); The Griffin… Read more
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TALES OF THE NORTH

by London, Jack (introduction by Russ Kingman)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780785813316
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$19.95

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Edison, New Jersey: Castle Books, 1979. 488 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with faint creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Gary Ampel. Compiled by Frank Opel from the original illustrated magazines, complete with black and white illustrations. This story collection contains: White Fang - complete novel; Son… Read more
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NURSING STORIES

by Currah, Ann (editor) (Helen Dore Boylston; Norman Collins; Richard Gordon; P. D. James; Mary Jane Burton; Rudyard Kipling; Paula Milne; George Marshall; David Poling; Monica Dickens; Janet Sacks; Leo Tolstoy; Edgar Allan Poe; Ernest Hemingway; Sam Rose)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$19.95

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London: Octopus Publishing Group, 1979. 351 pp. Brown cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. This anthology contains: The Miracle (from Sue Barton - Student Nurse) by Helen Dore Boylston; Unqualified Diagnosis (from London Belongs to Me) by Norman Collins; A Clinical Examination… Read more
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HOW TO START A CHARTER AIRLINE - A Novel

by Haley, Susan

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771590481
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$19.95

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1994. 246 pp. Blue boards lettered in black on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; creased along the leading edge of the first four pages; no other interior markings. Dj art by Leo Scopacasa. How to Start a Charter Airline draws on the author's experiences… Read more
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DIRT MUSIC - A Novel

by Winton, Tim

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780743228022
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$19.95

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New York: Scribner - Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. 411 pp. Quarter-bound in brown on gray boards; lettered in red on the spine; headband. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Said Gretel Erlich, "Dirt Music plunges the reader straight into small-town life in Western Australia, where we find ourselves at once… Read more
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THE FIRST LADY CHATTERLEY - The Original Version of Lady Chatterley's Lover - with - LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

by Lawrence, D. H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First and Later Printings
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$24.95

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London: Heinemann - Arcturus Publishing, 1972. (xv) 232, 303 pp. The First Lady Chatterley is bound in blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Publisher's Note by Roland Gant; Foreword by Frieda Lawrence; and The First Lady Chatterley,… Read more
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THE SEVILLE COMMUNION

by Perez-Reverte, Arturo (translated by Sonia Soto)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Translated Edition
ISBN
9781860462849
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$19.95

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London: The Harvill Press, 1997. 340 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Robert Guillemette. A hacker gets into the Pope's own computer, to leave a warning about a small church in Seville, which is "killing to… Read more
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BEIGE

by Castellucci, Cecil

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2007. 307 pp. Signed on the title page by Cecil Castellucci. Black boards lettered in red on the spine; black endpapers; headband; includes a dropped-in bookmark advertising the book. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket with a crease on the front flap; price inact; aside from the author's signature, no interior… Read more
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Toronto: Bantam Seal Books, 1979. 309, 277, 243, 258, 230, 277, 225, 284 pp. All eight books have light edge and corner wear; three have minor creasing on the spines, the rest have uncreased spines; six of them have a previous owner's name inside; no store stamps. The Cuthberts of Green Gables had decided to adopt an orphan,… Read more
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$44.95