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by Morris, Mary McGarry
New York: Viking, 2000. First Edition with full numberline Signed and inscribed by author on title page 8vo size hardcover with illustrated dust jacket; 418 pages From jacket: "Raised by her prominent aunt and uncle near Boston, 30-year-old Fiona Range has developed a high threshold for emotional pain. Her recklessness, generosity and poor judgment has landed her in more scrapes than her disapproving family - or affluent community - can tolerate... Determined to change, Fiona turns to the men in... Read more about this item
Now You See Her
by Mitchard, Jacquelyn
New York: HarperTempest, 2007. Teen actor in distress fakes her own abduction. First edition (first printing). Black hardcover, red titling. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page "for Katie!" Laid in is a promotional postcard for an anthology the author contributed to, with a scrawled note possibly in the author's hand: "Hope Shay My Space You Tube". Light wear to book; jacket shows minor creasing and light scratching. Text clean; , 200 pages.. Inscribed by the Author.... Read more about this item
by Stampfer, Judah
New York Macmillan, 1962, First Edition. hardcover. Novel, New York City Jewish neighborhood. First Edition. -- Hardcover. Condition: Very good with very good dust jacket. -- This was the author's first novel, "noted for its passages of emotional power, vaudeville corn and Hassidic wisdom" [NYT]. He was also a scholar, poet and rabbi.
The Green Knight
by Iris Murdoch
UNCORRECTED PROOF of American edition in green paperback wraps. Soiling to the front cover on top of the book block - VERY GOOD.
MRS CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURES as Suffered By the Late Job Caudle. Edited from the original MSS. By Douglas Jerrold
by Jerrold, Douglas (1803-1857)
London: at the Punch Office 2nd second edition, 1846. Hardcover. Good. Frontis etching by John Leech.. Duodecimo half calf (cover detached/spine broken and lacking piece of leather). Titlepage in red and black xii+142pp + advert leaf for Jerrold's Shilling Magazine. Frontis foxed as usual else neat and tight. *This is the 2nd of several 1846 editions published in book form following the serial 1845 publication of Mrs Caudle's Lectures in Punch.
Meditations and Contemplations. In Two Volumes
by HERVEY, James
Dublin: Printed by T. Dyton, 1767. The Twentieth Edition. Leatherbound. Good. xxiii, 169, vi, , 10-191, , 200-252 p. 18 cm. Full leather. Spine ends a bit chipped, corners worn, chip to front fore-edge. Leaf missing between first title page and Advertisement. Half of vol. II title page cut out. Small tear in front free endpaper. Some foxing. Stains pp. 184-200. Title continues: "Containing, Vol. I. Meditations among the Tombs; And Reflections on a Flower-Garden. Vol. II. Contemplations on the... Read more about this item
The Rib King
by Ladee Hubbard
The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard,G-ARC Softcover 978006297906 2021, 1ST ED. Amistad. Condition is good...This is an advance reading copy, probably one of the funniest - entertaining -things I've read in years... the interior is clean, however there are numerous scuffs & wearing of covers on some of the surfaces of the book... front back spine, a certain amount of minutiae... Book design by SBI Arts.. Amistad is an imprint of Harper Collins New York New York Shipped with USPS Media Mail. 2 pounds...LAX... Read more about this item
by LOPEZ, Barry
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981. Signed on the half- title page by Barry Lopez. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. About fine in close to fine dust jacket with one small tear. No fading to the spine, which is common with this title. A sharp copy. Distinguished Recognition Award, Friends of American Writers.
The Works of Robert Burns, Vols, II, III, IV & V (four volumes)
by Robert Burns
London: A. Fullarton & Co. , 1848. Hardcover. Good. Half leather binding of Burns' collected works and correspondence. Lacks Volume I. Vol. II contains his continued poems, epigrams and songs. Vols III & IV contain further songs plus all of Burns' correspondence. Vol. V contains a memoir of the poet plus poems written about him. With numerous b/w engravings. Half leather with marbled boards, Gilt decoration to spine. 12mo. Rubbing to edges. Spotting within, predominantly to... Read more about this item
Holy Land / ΑΓΙΟΙ ΤΟΠΟΙ :
by Charitopoulos, Stathis & Various Authors
A 1st bilingual ed. very good+ hardcover (leather-bound) in very good- slipcase, SC has signs of wear around the edges as in image, book near fine with minor scratch on spine edge. Each numbered copy of the edition bears the seal and original signature of the author No. of copy #672# of 3000. TEXT English,
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by Buchanan, Robert
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1896 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Good presumed first ed. hardback in brick-colored cloth w/illustration to front, no dj. Corners slightly rubbed, cloth lightly mottled, inside clean and tight. Attractive copy.
The Action of Light on Selenium in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 25,1877, pp. 113-117 [2nd Printing of THE FIRST DEMONSTRATION THAT ELECTRICITY COULD BE PRODUCED FROM LIGHT WITHOUT MOVING PARTS AND LED TO THE MODERN SOLAR CELL]
by Adams, W. G. and R. E. Day
London: Royal Society, 1877. 1877. Bound Proceedings of the Royal Society printing of the invention of the solar cell. We offer the first edition, published in the Philosophical Transactions separately]. ADAMS' & DAYS DEMONSTRATION THAT ELECTRICITY COULD BE PRODUCED FROM LIGHT WITHOUT MOVING PARTS AND LED TO THE MODERN SOLAR CELL" (Wikipedia). William Grylls Adams and Richard Evans Day write of their discovery of a completely new phenomenon - "that light had caused a flow of electricity through a solid... Read more about this item
Victor Hugo's Works (Les Miserables (In Two Volumes) , Toilers of the Sea, by Order of the King (The Man Who Laughs) , Notre-Dame, History of a Crime, and Ninety-Three
by Hugo, Victor
Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.. Very Good. 1888. Leather Bound. Appears to be complete set, but may not be. Apparently, Crowell issued a Hugo set with several bindings in 1888, and no other books are included in the other sets. Translated by Isabel Hapgood. All books in three-quarters brown leather with marbled paper. Same marbled paper for endpages. On all seven volumes, bindings are solid, except History of a Crime is weak at front hinge. Pages are unmarked and only slightly aged. Marbled edges as... Read more about this item
NASCAR Thunder of America
by NASCAR Staff
HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. Leather Bound. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary, New Mid-Century Version
by Edited by William Geddie
W. & R. Chambers Ltd., London, 1956. Hardcover. Good. 1956. 1359 pages. No dust jacket. Blue quarter bound cloth and leather boards. Pages are in good condition with a firm binding. Endpapers and page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. Boards are a little rub worn with slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped. Spine ends are a mildly crushed, with small splits and chips. Tanning to spine and edges. Book has a forward lean.
Colonel Butler's Wolf
by Anthony Price
Gollancz, 1972. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Bright clean and unmarked. There's a slight bump on the page block, but no other faults.
Mirza-Saffi (Bodenstedt) Dalai. Fordította Bánfalvy Lajos
by [Bodenstedt, Friedrich von]; Bánfalvy, Lajos
Budapest: Grimm Gusztáv, 1880. First edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. Wrapper slightly dusted at extremities; corner chipped at bottom right corner. Spine is somewhat worn. Otherwise in fine condition.. First edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. XIV  160 p. First complete Hungarian translation of the German orientalist, Friedrich von Bodenstedt's most important work, Die Lieder des Mirza-Schaffy (The Songs of Mirza Shafi). This extremely successful book has gone through 160 editions... Read more about this item
[Cari, popi, Bolsevici.] Caři, popi, Bolševici. [Zaren, Popen, Bolschewiken.]
by Kisch, Egon Erwin
[Prague]: Nakladatelství Pokrok, 1929. First Czech edition. With a folded, printed leaf of editor's recommendation of the book. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. Photomontage cover designed by Václav Mašek. Cover artistically restored. Some gatherings are loose, as published. In fine condition.. First Czech edition. With a folded, printed leaf of editor's recommendation of the book. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. Photomontage cover designed by Václav Mašek. 259, (5) p. First Czech... Read more about this item
George Foreman's Knock-Out-the-Fat Barbecue and Grilling Cookbook
by Foreman, George; Calbom M.S. C.N., Cherie
Villard, 1996. Book. VG+. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Later printing. A VG+ copy. Signed by the George Foreman on the half-title page..
The Heart's Treasure
by Catherine Palmer
Center Point Large Print, 2007. Library Binding. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
Moca Deitada Na Grama.
by Drummond de Andrade, Carlos
Rio de Janeiro Editoria Record, 1987, paperback. First Edition. Text in PORTUGUESE. Softcover. Condition: very good (owner gift note; spine crease). -- This work of prose was published after the author's death in 1987. He is "considered by many to be the greatest Brazilian poet of all time." [Agenica RIFF] ISBN 851031666X
by Thomas Burke
Hardcover. Condition: VG. No DJ. First edition. Square book in original brown cloth with some wear to tips and fading/soiling to spine. Tanning to text block. Tasteful owner bookplate on inside front board., Bright pages and sharp text. Limehouse Nights is Burke s first book. It is a collection of short stories about life in the poverty-stricken Limehouse district of London. Rare in this condition. More photos available upon request.
THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
by Carroll, Lewis
Easton Press, 2015. Hardcover. Near Fine. Collector's edition bound in genuine leather for The Easton Press. Silk bookmarker is attached and intact. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean and square. Binding is tight. Gilt text block is clean and unmarked.
British Steam Portfolio
by Alexander, W. Brian
Elizabeth, SA, Australia: Railmac Publications, 1984. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, first edition, 90gms, 28 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small sticker mark on the front cover and a small pen inscription on the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings..
Trace Book 13
by Cornwell, Patricia
New York, NY: Doubleday Large Print. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2004. Large Print Edition. Hardcover. Series: Kay Scarpetta; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 693 pages; DJ lightly rubbed at edges, spine ends and corner tips. Mylar cover. Book solid and tight little wear to note. Text block clean and pages tight. .