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FOE OF COMPROMISE AND OTHER ESSAYS

By: Brown, William Garrott

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1903

Seller ID: 91122


224 pp; Previous owner's gift note in pencil dated 1918 on ffep, deckle cut foredge has faint foxing, binding is very mildly seperated at pages 64 and also at pages 96-97 but is still holding firm, boards and spine tips show slight edgewear and rubbing, else an attractive copy, binding sound, text and pages are clean. View more info

ALL THAT'S KENTUCKY: AN ANTHOLOGY

By: Combs, Josiah H. , Ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, John P. Morton & Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 92575


285 pp; Board and spine extremities show light shelf wear, rear board has a few very faint rubbed areas, last few pages have a crease to upper corner from being dog-eared, mild soiling to foredge and ep's, very faint toning to page margins, else a very good copy. Binding is sound, text is clean. View more info

Mask of Fiction: Essays on W. D. Howells

By: Crowley, John W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Amherst, MA, University of Massachusetts Press: 1989

Seller ID: 72542


DJ has mild shelf wear, else is as new, a very attractive copy. 266 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

From Surtees to Sassoon : Some English Contrasts (1838-1928)

By: Darton, F. J. Harvey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Morley & Mitchell Kennerley Jr.: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 67875


Prev owner's book plate on ffep. Pages have very light age toning, foredge has minor foxing. Pages clean, binding tight. Spine is lightlt sun faded, fabric split at front hinge on top and bottom of spine, still a nice, tight copy. 222pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks; Volume XXIII, Part II, May 1896 to October 1896

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 67233


3/4 leather binding is scuffed and edge worn. Front fly page has an appprx. 2" tear, pg 15 is detached but still present. Front fly pages have a small amount of bug damage, less than an inch. Rear hinge is cracked but still secure, Otherwise a good copy. 528 pg ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Soul Remembering : A Collection of Vignettes (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Fisher, Janelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Crispian Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 70401


1st ed, author signed on title page; DJ has two small punctures on front panel near spine, very light edgewear; book is pristine, beautiful. 137 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

DEAD MEN TELL TALES, AUTHOR SIGNED

By: Funkhouser, W. D.

Price: $14.85

Publisher: Lexington, KY, 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 66996


100 pp; Author signed presentation with previous owners name on ffep, very light general wear to board tips; a clean, tight, and attractive copy. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Trent' s Trust and Other Stories

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1903

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 65706


1st American Edition. Moderate wear to corners, also top & bottom of spine, boards very lightly scratched and scuffed. Upper rear corner slightly bumped, otherwise binding tight text clean, a very good copy. 264 pg; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

GHOST ON THE RAMPARTS AND OTHER ESSAYS IN THE HUMANITIES

By: Heilman, Robert Bechtold

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: 1973

Seller ID: 78296


179 pp; DJ is faded on the spine and has some general wear. Book is clean and tight. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

SEER, OR, COMMON-PLACES REFRESHED (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Hunt, Leigh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1865

Seller ID: 80365


Two volumes. Lower halves of spines are discolored, minor spotting and soiling on boards. Tops and bottoms of spines are edge worn. Some water staining to pages along inner bound edge and lower corners of both volumes; bindings have a few weak spots but are still tight overall. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedowns. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories

By: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Franklin Library: 1979

Seller ID: 70077


Decorative leather binding with gold gilting, as new. The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature, a limited edition collection. 424 pp; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

OTHER TALES OF OLD WOODSTOCK

By: Johnson, Margaret L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, Woodstock Historical Society: 1968

Seller ID: 71366


Pamphlet. Aside from minor shelf wear, a few very faint foxing spots on cover, in excellent condition. Stapled binding. 64pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

ORIGINS OF NATURAL SCIENCE IN AMERICA: THE ESSAYS OF GEORGE BROWN GOODE

By: Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory (Ed. )

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1991

Seller ID: 88318


411 pp; A new book, DJ protected in a clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

MIDDLE AGE, OLD AGE: SHORT STORIES, POEMS, PLAYS, AND ESSAYS ON AGING

By: Lyell, Ruth Granetz (ed.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1980

Seller ID: 68377


Wraps are slightly edge worn, previous owner's name on ffep, otherwise an attractive copy. 390 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Model Behavior: A Novel and 7 Stories

By: McInerney, Jay

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 67411


Very light shelf wear to DJ and boards otherwise a very attractive like-new copy. 1st Edition. 275 pg; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D. A NEW EDITION, IN TWELVE VOLUMES WITH AN ESSAY ON HIS LIFE AND GENIUS (12 VOL SET)

By: Murphy, Arthur

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, E. Blackader: 1806

Seller ID: 92580


12 vol set in full leather bindings. Ex-library with minimal markings inside books- no markings on binding. All volumes show medium scuffing with shelf wear at the extremities, gold gilt on spines mildly rubbed, scattered light to medium foxing throughout the set, mild toning throughout, ep's all show mild soiling, previous owner's name in pencil on ffep of first vol, else a nice set. Bindings are sound and text is clean. View more info

JULIA DUCKWORTH STEPHEN: STORIES FOR CHILDREN, ESSAYS FOR ADULTS

By: Stephen, Julia Duckworth & Diane F. Gillespie & Elizabeth Steele

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd): 1987

Seller ID: 90123


277 pp; Some soiling on fore edges, otherwise clean and tight. DJ has some light edge wear. An attractive book. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. View more info

VIRTUES OF IGNORANCE: COMPLEXITY, SUSTAINABILITY, AND THE LIMITS OF KNOWLEDGE

By: Vitek, Bill and Jackson, Wes (Eds. )

Price: $29.85

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 2008

Seller ID: 90046


354 pp; Excellent book; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

ESSAYS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, VOL. 2: 1912-1918

By: Woolf, Virginia & Andrew McNeillie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90093


381 pp; DJ has some minor soiling and edge wear, book is like new. An attractive copy. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. View more info