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Fort Dearborn

By: Crimmins, Jerry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University: 2006

Edition: First Edition. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21557

ISBN: 0810122960

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed and inscribed by author on ffep. Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with eight pages of B&W maps, photographs, and reproductions.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, and clean. Boards slightly bowed, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf-wear. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiv, 431, (2) pp. Signed by Author View more info

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THE MENORAH MEN

By: Davidson, Lionel

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 3622

Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket


Hardcover with dust jacket 8vo (5.75 x 8.25"). viii, 277, (3) pp. Bound in publisher's full black cloth, gilt (red) lettering on spine, gilt menorah medallion on spine and cover. Maps on tan endpapers. Fore-edge deckle. The volume is new and unopened with only a former owner's printed bookplate of the ffep, else as new. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is very slightly soiled on the rear panel, else as new. FINE+/FINE. It started in the Israeli Embassy at one end of Kensington Palace Gardens in London. Professor Agrot had come all the way from Israel for a secret meeting with Caspar La... View more info

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Shadows in Bronze

By: Davis, Lindsey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1990

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 7969

ISBN: 0-517-57612-0

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in beige cloth over blue cloth, red lettering on spine, uncipped dust jacket.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vii), 341, (2) pp View more info

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French Fiction

By: de Balzac, Honore; Sand, George; de Musset, Alfred; Daudet, Alphonse; de Maupassant, Guy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1917

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 23228

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, green medallion on cover, illustrated endpapers. . Spine slightly sunned, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD.. The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Centurion

By: De Hartog, Jan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1989

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 924

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Signed by the author on preliminary page. Full brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, gilt decoration and borders on each cover, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., brown silk ribbon marker bound in. Two-page frontispiece drawing by John Rush. Illustrated with two maps. This limited first edition was privately printed and personally signed by the author exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Jan de Hartog, Holland's premier storyteller, combines modern mysticism with a captivating tale about ancie... View more info

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The White Witch of Rosehall

By: de Lisser, Herbert G.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1967

Edition: Third Edition. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 21032

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full black cloth, silver lettering on spine. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, showing only light shelf-wear, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket is lightly chipped and worn, mostly around corners and head and heel of spine, else near fine. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 255, (1) pp View more info

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Joan of Arc and The English Mail-Coach

By: De Quincey, Thomas; R. Adelaide Witham (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton and Mifflin: 1906

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15098

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's tan, stiff paper covers with black decoration and lettering on the front cover. B&W frontispiece of Thomas de Quincey. . Former owner's name in pencil and small, faint bookstore stamp on the front cover, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . The Riverside Literature Series Series. Vol. 164. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. lv,96 pp View more info

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Winter: A Novel of a Berlin Family

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 10240

ISBN: 039455177x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over white boards, gilt lettering on spine, author's initials, gilt, embossed on cover, fore-edge deckle.. Covers lightly rubbed and mildly shelf-worn, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has two open tears along the top edge only. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 571 pp View more info

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The Kays

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1926

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 10313

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover.. Spine worn and sunned, head and heel worn with loss, endpapers lightly foxed, unmarked, tight and square. GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 336 pp View more info

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Seven Men of Gascony

By: Delderfield, R. F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1976

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 16020

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. . Spine is very slightly cocked and there is light rubbing along the spine, else unmarked, tight, and clean. VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xiv, 385 pp View more info

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Underworld

By: DeLillo, Don

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27195

ISBN: 0684842696

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. Don DeLillo (born 1936) is an American essayist, novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, nuclear war, sports, the complexities of language, performance art, the Cold War, mathematics, the advent of the digital age, and global terrorism. Initially a well-regarded cult writer, the publication in 1985 of White Noise brought him widespread recognition, and is considered to be his breakthrough work. In 1997, DeLillo finally broke cover with his long-aw... View more info

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WRACK & ROLL

By: Denton, Bradley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books/Popular Library: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4310

ISBN: 0445203064

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (stated). Hardcover without dust jacket (Paperback professionally rebound in laminated library binding). This paperback edition is the true first edition. This book is set in an Alternate America. When President Franklin Roosevelt choked to death on a chicken bone in 1933, it signaled the start of a brave new world - a world in which America would ally with the USSR against the threat of the Anglo-Chinese Alliance - a world where the death on the Moon of rock superstar Bitch Alice sparked a Wracker explosion that would would obliterate America's space programme ... View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library: 1980

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 7091

ISBN: 0451520769

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. 12mo. 535, (1) pp. This is an unmarked copy, tight and square; covers moderately worn. VERY GOOD.. Mass Market Paperback. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15891

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Bound by Riviere & Son in full calf leather, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment with burgundy label, author's name, gilt, in one compartment, elaborate gilt tooling in remaining compartments, author's facsimile signature, gilt, on cover, gilt filigree borders on covers, a.e.g., gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 16 full-color plates including frontispiece, by C. E. Brock. First published in installments beginning in 1836, "The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club" (also known as "The Pickwick Papers") was... View more info

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David Copperfield (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1917

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 23220

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, green medallion on cover, illustrated endpapers. Two Volumes, Complete. . Spine slightly sunned, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD.. The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction Series. Vol. 1/2/2018. 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Blood of the Reich

By: Dietrich, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15872

ISBN: 0061989185

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, shiny red letteringon spine. . Head and heel of spine are rubbed, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is rubbed along the top edge of the front cover and on the head and heel of spine. VERY GOOD+/ VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 420 pp View more info

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Ragtime

By: Doctorow, E. L.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1975

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15434

ISBN: 0394469011

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth with gilt emblem on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers and top edge colored brown. . Spine and front cover have slight rubbing to the gilt, former owner's name on fep, page edges speckled, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket has a small chip at the lower tip of the rear cover and a slight crease on the front cover. VERY GOOD+/ VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Waterworks

By: Doctorow, E. L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Trade Edition. 1

Seller ID: 22850

ISBN: 0394587545

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over white boards, gilt initials on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. . Head and heel of spine are very lightly rubbed, top edge of rear cover has a heavy bump, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Top edge of rear panel is creased and has micro-tears. VERY GOOD/ VERY GOOD+. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 255 pp View more info

Micah Clarke: His Statement

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1889

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20008

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full navy cloth with embossed gilt lettering on cover and spine, beveled edges, all edges deckle. Long Title: "Micah Clarke: his statement as made to his three grandchildren, Joseph, Gervas, and Reuben, during the hard winter of 1734". Micah Clarke is an historical adventure novel published in 1889 and set during the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685 in England. It is Conan Doyle's third novel. The book is a "bildungsroman" whose protagonist, Micah Clarke, begins as a boy seeking adventure in a rather romantic and naive way, falls under the influence of an older and vas... View more info

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Six Notable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 23199

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Publisher's three-quarters grey cloth, one-quarter red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine. . Front and bottom edges soiled, top edge foxed, dust jacket worn, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . Conan Doyle Stories Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 494 pp View more info