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Daughters of the House

By: Aikath-Gyaltsen, Indrani

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11580

ISBN: 0345380738

Condition: New in New dust jacket; Plum hardcover with cloth spine and copper titles; clean pages; tight binding.


A wise story about live, loyalties among women, and the punishments of betrayals. Aikath-Gyaltsen's first novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pages View more info

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Daughters of the House

By: Aikath-Gyaltsen, Indrani

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12782

ISBN: 0345380738

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Plum hardcover with cloth spine and copper titles; clean pages except for usual ex-library markings; tight binding.


A wise story about live, loyalties among women, and the punishments of betrayals. Aikath-Gyaltsen's first novel. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pages View more info

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Red Poppies

By: Alai

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11750

ISBN: 0618119647

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Le-chun Lin. The novel open up a window on a unique region or pre-occupation Tibet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 382 pages View more info

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The Young Salesman

By: Alger Jr. , Horatio

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Trade Publishing: 1907

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13139

Condition: Near Fine; Green cloth hardcover with red and black titles and decoration, bumped; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep.


The previous owner of this book, Henry Augustus Willard of Washington, DC, probably did not succeed in the way of Horatio Alger. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages View more info

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A Game of Spies

By: Altman, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14101

ISBN: 039914837X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket; Black hardcover with gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding.


9.10 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 272 pages View more info

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Shadows and Sunbeams

By: Arthur, T. S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. W. Bradley: 1854

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13239

Condition: Very Good; Brown blind embossed hardcover with gilt decoration on the front board and gilt spine titles and decoration, rubbed, bumped, tiny nicks; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages; tight binding.


Dedications on ffep "Walter Hinchman from Aunt ECL 12 mo 25th 1854" and "Given to Charles S. Taylor, 1920 after the death of Walter Hinchman"; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 216 pages View more info

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The Wasted Vigil

By: Aslam, Nadeem

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2008

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11177

ISBN: 030726842X

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket; Beige hardcover with black spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding.


The author gives the reader a novel--at once lyrical and blistering--about war in our time, told through the lives of five people who come together in post-/11 Afghanistan. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

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Mansfield Park

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Asprey & Co.: N.D.

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13578

Condition: Very Good+; Black leather hardcover with gilt tooling on outside and inside edges of boards and spine, lightly rubbed; tight binding; clean pages full gilt edges.


This appears to be a beautiful edition published by luxury retailer Aspres; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages View more info

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Under the Law

By: Babcock, Edwina Stanton

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 59

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Red cloth hardcover, rubbed, spine lightly sunned, scratch on front board; former owner's name on ffep; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding.


Known primarily for her short stories, this was Babcock's first novel. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 359 pages View more info

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The Other Side of Paradise

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11326

ISBN: 0340367059

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Green hardcover with silver titles, minor soiling on front board; map end papers; clean pages; tight binding.


A story of hope and disaster set in a beautiful tropical island on the brink of war in the Pacific. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 623 pages View more info

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Water from the Moon

By: Barnes, Rory and James Birrell

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Ringwood, Victoria, Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11289

ISBN: 0140117393

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


"This fastpaced novel ignores the bright lights of international diplomacy and treaty-signing ceremonies for a seedier, more human world of greed and corruption." ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 174 pages View more info

The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green An Oxford Freshman Two Volume Set

By: Bede, Cuthbert

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14718

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration; clean pages; tight bindings; two volumes total 500 pages.


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 500 pages View more info

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Mrs. Egg and Other Barbarians

By: Beer, Thomas

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1933

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13506

Condition: Very Good-; Blue cloth hardcover with purple titles, rubbed, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding.


A collection of short stories. ; 7.20 X 5 X 1.30 inches; 258 pages View more info

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Antonia

By: Belden, Jessie Van Zile

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12816

Condition: Very Good; A beautifully designed edition; gray papered hardcover with gilt, red and green vignette, tulip and heart design on both the front and rear boards with gilt embossed spine titles and decoration; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages with freize and drop caps on chapter headings; tight binding; illustrated end papers.


"This is a charming story of life in early New York among the Dutch colonists before they were disturbed by the English. The scenes of daily life, the struggles of the colonial people of importance to maintain their dignity against Indian raids and other encroachments, are well pictured. There is a very entertaining love story, of which the somewhat haughty, willful Antonia is the heroine. All comes out well in the end for the lover, who is endowed with a goodly amou... View more info

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The Actual

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 1997

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3495

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket; Black cloth hardcover with white titles; clean pages; tight binding; a novella.


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages View more info

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Pluck and Luck

By: Benchley, Robert

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Garden City, Blue Ribbon Books: 1947

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13138

Condition: Very Good; Green buckram hardcover with black spine titles and decoration, rubbed; clean, but aged pages; cracked front hinge.


Orignally published in 1925 by Harper this is a reprint done in 1947. Articles that previously appeared in magazine articles. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Jean Huguenot

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12812

Condition: Very Good-; Black cloth hardcover with gilt titles, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding.


"A sympathetic and exquisitely written study of an unruly young southern girl, her break with tradition, and her broken life." The Bookman October 1923; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 292 pages View more info

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Clayhanger

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1910

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12839

Condition: Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover with gilt titles, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding


The first of three planned books. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 698 pages View more info

The Red and the Black

By: Beyle (Stendhal) , Marie-Henri

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 12530

Condition: Very Good; Translated by C. K. Scott-Moncrieff with an introduction by Hamilton Basso


Black boards with red decoration and red cloth spine; spine sunned; 821 pages. View more info

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The Decameron of Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $15.95

Publisher: London, The Bibliophist Society: N.D.

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12863

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Black cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration; frontispiece; DJ pieces missing and torn; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding.


"Decameron is a towering monument of medieval pre-Renaissance literature, and incorporates certain important elements that are not at once apparent to today's readers.... Boccaccio [was]... One of the world's greatest masters of vivid and exciting prose fiction." Likely published in the 1930s. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310/307 pages View more info