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History of Constantius and Pulchera or Virtue Rewarded. To Which is Added Love and Generosity. A Tale Founded on Facts.

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Exeter, [New Hampshire], W.C. & S. Hardy. Sawyer & Meder, Printers.: 1831

Seller ID: 000159


No author. Reprint (first edition was printed in 1794). An early American novel set in the suburbs of Philadelphia during the American Revolution. 118 pages. Heavily worn leather binding is stained and torn. Pastedowns are peeling; writing on rear pastedown. The text block is completely separated from the binding. Text block begins with title page (front free endpaper and other preliminaries, if any, are missing). Large chip to top right corner of title page - the "y... View more info

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The Corpse with the Purple Thighs (Crime Club)

By: Bagby, George

Price: $49.99

Publisher: New York, The Crime Club Doubleday, Doran, & Co., Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 000860


Two-hundred and seventy-eight pages. Red hardcover with black decorations, top edge black, has wear to corners and head/tail of spine. Endpapers darkened. Pages are age toned, clean, and unmarked. No dust jacket. View more info

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Fields of Gold Part 1 & Part 2 (Two Volumes)

By: Bryan, Vernanne

Price: $24.99

Publisher: Xlibris: 2000

Seller ID: 000830


Part 1 & Part 2. Softcovers have minor wear to edges and corners and slight soiling of page edges. Pencil writing on front free endpapers; the other pages are clean and bright. No spine creases. View more info

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A Sound Affair Cape Hatteras Mysteries

By: Hale, Fred

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Hatteras, North Carolina, Sandy Bay Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 000470


180 pages. Fiction. Softcover has wear to edges and corners. Spine is slanted. Pages are clean and unmarked. View more info

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The Strolling Piper of Brittany.

By: Harding, John William

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, F. Tennyson Neely: 1897

Seller ID: 000373


Octavo, [1-2], 3, 4, 9-332. Complete despite gap in pagination, a peculiarity of this publisher. Original green cloth with gilt titles on spine and front panels. Slight sunning to spine, mild wear to head/tail of spine and corners. Corners bumped. A few small scuffs and spots to front and spine panels; all in all, a very nice copy of this scarce title. Small star stamped on lower edge. Previous owner's name and date stamp on title page and on page 117. Pages are age tone... View more info

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Tales of Love and Adventure, Collected Among the Cottagers in the South of Scotland. Two Volumes Complete in One.

By: Hogg, James

Price: $74.99

Publisher: New York, World Publishing House: 1876

Seller ID: 000272


297 + 289 pages. Blue and black hardcover with gilt title on spine is heavily worn and beginning to fray at the edges and corners. Front hinge cracked. Black-and-white frontispiece. Pages are age toned, with some smudging and staining. No dust jacket. View more info

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Marcella Grace

By: Mulholland, Rosa

Price: $37.99

Publisher: New York, Benziger Brothers:

Seller ID: 000618


358 pages + publisher's advertisements. Black-and-white frontispiece and several other illustrations. Green hardcover with silver gilt decorations and titles is worn at edges and corners with slight fraying. Previous owner's name and date (1898) on front free endpaper. Smudges on some pages, no foxing. Catholic fiction. No date, circa 1896. View more info

Dead Crazy. A Jenny Cain Mystery.

By: Pickard, Nancy

Price: $17.99

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1988

Edition: Uncorrected Advance Proof.

Seller ID: 000029


276 pages. Spine slightly cocked. Cover shows minor wear and soiling. Previous owner's name on inside cover. Light blue paper wraps with black printing. View more info

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Paul and Virgina (English Translation)

By: Saint Pierre, J.B.H. De

Price: $24.99

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1867

Seller ID: 000881


122 pages. Small red hardcover is heavily soiled. Corners are bumped and worn. Evidence of dampstaining to lower half of book and pages. All edges dulled gilt. Writing on front endpapers. Black-and-white frontispiece. Pages are lightly age toned with a small amount of foxing. View more info

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The Nine Tailors. Changes Rung on An Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals.

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1934

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001022


331 pages. Orange hardcover is worn; fraying at head/tail of spine, white paint on rear boards, several marks on front boards. Front and rear hinges cracked. Previous owner's name and date (1939) on front pastedown. Pages are otherwise age toned, clean, and unmarked. Stated First Edition (First American Edition). View more info

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The Redemption of Marie Gordon. The Tragic Story of a Wronged Woman. Complete in 104 Issues.

By: Sherman, Cora Lane

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, The Nielen Publishing Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 000883


Numbers 1- 104, with two copies of #90, for a total of 105 booklets. The Redemption of Marie Gordon was issued as a serial from 1926-1932 in various colored paper covers (wrappers), all with the same illustration, with an original price of ten cents each. Each issue features a black-and-white Art Deco style illustration as a frontispiece. The total page count of the serial is 3,312 pages, plus in #104, two chapters of a serial titled The Great Awakening by Helen Glyn Kin... View more info

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Firelosophy and Inspiration. Narrative, Poetry, Drama.

By: Slappey, Mary McGowan

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1936

Seller ID: 000131


151 paged. Red, pebbled hardcover with gilt titles has wear to edges and corners. Spine faded, with small black stain. Pages are age toned, clean, and unmarked. No dust jacket. View more info