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For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Ernest Hemingway

Many consider For Whom the Bell Tolls to be author Ernest Hemingway’s finest work. Inspired by Hemingway’s time as a war correspondent for The North American Newspaper Alliance during the Spanish Civil War, For Whom the Bell Tolls is a stark and brutal commentary on the nature of war, sacrifice, and death. In fact, many believe his work is among the best depictions of the Spanish Civil War written. As with some of Hemingway’s other work, many of the characters, experiences, and... Read more about this item
The Moon Is Down

The Moon Is Down

by John Steinbeck

In this masterful tale set in Norway during World War II, Steinbeck explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. As he delves into the emotions of the German commander and the Norwegian traitor, and depicts the spirited patriotism of the Norwegian underground, Steinbeck uncovers profound, often unsettling truths about war—and about human nature. Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck’s self-described “celebration of the durability of democracy”... Read more about this item
Trilby

Trilby

by George Du Maurier

Includes bibliographical references.
Just David

Just David

by Eleanor H Porter

Just David is a 1916 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It was among the top six bestsellers in cities across the United States in 1916, and in July 1916 it was the second bestselling novel. Originally published by Houghton Mifflin, it tells the story of a young boy, David, who must learn to adapt to living with others after the death of his recluse father; along the way, the villagers and his adoptive parents adopt as much or more to him.
The Two Vanrevels

The Two Vanrevels

by Booth Tarkington

It was long ago in the days when men sighed when they fell in love; when people danced by candle and lamp, and did dance, too, instead of solemnly gliding about; in that mellow time so long ago, when the young were romantic and summer was roses and wine, old Carewe brought his lovely daughter home from the convent to wreck the hearts of the youth of Rouen.
Feng Shui

Feng Shui

by J Ernest Eitel

Marching On

Marching On

by James Boyd

Where the Blue Begins

Where the Blue Begins

by Christopher Morley

The Plutocrat

The Plutocrat

by Booth Tarkington

The Peasants

The Peasants

by Ladislas Reymont

The Keeper Of the Bees

The Keeper Of the Bees

by Gene Stratton-Porter

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Reader's Digest Vol 4, 1991

by Reader's Digest

Vintage Fiction Books & Ephemera

Sir Roderick's Will and Other Stories

Sir Roderick's Will and Other Stories

by Annie S. Swan

Hodder and Stoughton. Hardcover. Poor. Condition: Poor; edge wear to boards; Covers have soiling; spine is loose from covers; previous ownerв'sname. Pages are aged tanned.
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$31.98
The Moon Is Down (Unrecorded Variant)

The Moon Is Down (Unrecorded Variant)

by Steinbeck, John

Garden City, NY: Sun Dial Press, 1943. Photoplay Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Very Good. Light blue cloth over boards, title and decorations printed in black onto spine, top edge stained blue, 12mo (7-3/8 inches tall), pp. 188, title page with the permission notation present, illustrated with 9 B&W stills from the movie. Volume with light edge wear and some fading to top edge stain, spine ends frayed with spotting to spine cloth, toning to text, ink gift ins. ffep and vintage bookseller's tag at... Read more about this item
Item Price
$93.10
The Love Resort

The Love Resort

by J. X. Williams

Corinth Publications. Softcover. Good. Wear to cover.; Very clean text. No markings.; A Sundown Reader,
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$32.00
The Moon is Down

The Moon is Down

by Steinbeck, John

Garden City. Garden City: Sun Dial Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. PhotoPlay Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth cover is slightly sunned at top edge. Tight, square, pages bright and clean. Jacket is slightly clipped on all four corners. Wrappers include scenes from movie. Jacket is a bit rubbed at extremities, a few shallow chips. Front flap is almost separated from front panel along the fold. Still quite attractive, protected w fresh mylar cover. . Includes frontispiece and 8... Read more about this item
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$55.00
The Moon is Down

The Moon is Down

by John Steinbeck

The Moon is Down - John Steinbeck (1st Edition 2nd Issue 1942 Hardcover w/ DJ) War Story Military Occupation Fiction G&P A16b
Copyright 1942, published by The Viking Press (NY). Goldstone & Payne, A16b. Stated 'First published in March 1942' on the copyright page with no subsequent printings listed. Second issue or state per the corrected error on page 112, line 11 (there is no period between the words talk and this). Dust jacket in protective mylar cover and is price-clipped on the front flap, and all... Read more about this item
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$84.99
Framlick Patterson

Framlick Patterson

by H. Newton Wood

First Edition. Condition: Good; light edge-wear to boards, no DJ. Interior is clean without markings. Head and foot of spine slightly worn. Scattered foxing and foxing to text block edges.
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$83.18
Elsie's Motherhood; The Elsie Books

Elsie's Motherhood; The Elsie Books

by Martha Finley

Condition: Good; edge-wear and minor soiling to boards, no DJ. The interior is clean without markings. Slight internal cracking to the spine, the binding still tight. Pages are age-tanned. No date, circa 1900. Pictorial cover.
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$21.75
The Frolickers Send Out a Call

The Frolickers Send Out a Call

by Edwards, Lewis

Regina, SK, Canada: Zooly Enterprises Inc., 1983. First Canadian Edition . Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Posehn, D.; Edwards, L.. 134pp. Blackline illustrations. Dark blue cloth w silver-grey lettering on cover and spine. No wear to covers or spine. Colour illustrated DJ clean and without wear, preserved in archival cover. Regina, SK author, Lewis Edwards, tells the story of the boys and girls who form The Frolikers club. Do you believe in fairy... Read more about this item
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$14.90
The Canon in Residence

The Canon in Residence

by Victor Whitechurch

Baker & Taylor Co. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. No date, Previous owners' name and date 1911 amd gift inscription with multiple dates on ffep. Red cloth with faded gilt lettering with heavy wear. Text is toned and hinges are loose.
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$35.00
12 Ravens

12 Ravens

by Rose, Howard

binding is generally clean and straight & very tight. Red top stain. Bookplate with name crossed out in black sharpie ink to front paste down. Unclipped wrapper has a touch of stain to mid inner flap and a very small crease to upper rear flap. No tears, chips or any other creases. First Printing.
Inv. # 63780 TR* bds 10/2023
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$11.00
The Tenants Were Corrie and Tennie: A Novel

The Tenants Were Corrie and Tennie: A Novel

by Thompson, Kent

Rexdale, Ontario, Canada: Macmillan of Canada, 1973. First Canadian Edition . Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 200pp. Maroon endpapers. Maroon cloth with crisp gold lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. Binding square and sound. Illustrated DJ clean and without wear in archival cover. Octavo.
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$14.90
Rustle of Spring

Rustle of Spring

First Edition. 284 pages. Condition: Good; edge-wear to the boards, no DJ. The corners are bumped. Spine ends are crushed, with noticeable splits and chips. The interior is clean without markings. There is some age tanning.
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$26.87
Sketches by Boz

Sketches by Boz

by Charles Dickens

Condition: Good; edge-wear to the boards, no DJ. The spine has a slight lean. The interior is clean without markings except for the previous owner's name. The front and last pages are age-tannned. Gilt page edges.Gilt text on the spine. Illustrations.
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$44.78
The Moon is Down

The Moon is Down

by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1942 WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Blue cloth, title blind stamped in decorative frame on front board, 188 pp. Slightly rubbed, scuffed and faded, three corners bumped, edges slighlty soiled. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.). 3rd ptg before publication. . VG/No dj. 19 X 12½ cm.
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$25.99
Some Other Grain

Some Other Grain

by James Veitch

Condition: Poor; edgewear and soiling to boards. No DJ. Head and foot of spine is worn. Hinge weakness - cracking to hinges exposing netting. Some age tanning. Interior is without markings.
Item Price
$44.78
Border Romances: The Forayers

Border Romances: The Forayers

by W. Gilmor Simms

Lovell, Coryell and Company 1890. New and Revised Edition. Dark blue pictorial boards are well worn with edge wear, rubbing and scuff marks. Pages are tanned with age. Text is clean and unmarked.. Foxing and tanning on each end page and foredges. Title page has tear at spine edge. No DJ.
Item Price
$35.00
Victory: An Island Tale

Victory: An Island Tale

by Joseph Conrad

Condition: Good; edge-wear to boards, no DJ. Slight internal cracking to spine, the binding still tight. Edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Head and foot of spine slightly worn. There appears to be a drawing which was erased on the title page. Interior is clean
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$16.63
Bird Alone

Bird Alone

by Sean O'Faolain

The Viking Press 1936. Text is clean and unmarked. Black cloth boards are sturdy with light shelf and edge wear. Small white stain on hard cover. Deckle edge lightly tanned. with age. No DJ.
Item Price
$27.50
Wee Macgreegor

Wee Macgreegor

by J. J. Bell

Condition: Good; Interior clean copy, previous owner's name. Corners are bumped. Spine slightly faded.
Item Price
$12.79
Morals and Mysteries

Morals and Mysteries

by Hamilton Aide

Bernhard Tauchnitz 1872. Brown boards are sturdy, hinges intact but weak. Text is clean and unmarked. Pages tanned with age up around edges. Light foxing on first few pages. Small label on front paste down.
Item Price
$30.00
The Strand Magazine Vol XV; January to June

The Strand Magazine Vol XV; January to June

by George Newnes

Condition: Good; edge-wear to board corners, no DJ. Covers are discoloured. The interior is clean without markings. Hinge weakness - cracking to hinges exposing netting around pages 120 to 170. Authors include: Conan Doyle, W Jacobs, Grant Allen, L T MeadeThis is a heavy book and will require additional postage. Please inquire before purchase.
Item Price
$21.75
The Thing

The Thing

by G. K. Chesterton

Sheed and Ward 1938, Fourth Impression. Text is clean and unmarked. Orange boards are sturdy showing considerable soilingand wear, especially at corners and spine. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. DJ is soiled and tattered.
Item Price
$30.00