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The wanton troopers : a Novel

By: Alden Nowlan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Goose Lane Editions: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557937

ISBN: 0864920792

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, 171 pages, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket, A powerful novel set in an isolated village in Nova Scotia were a young boy faces an upbringing in brute poverty. View more info

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TOM TEMPLE'S CAREER; or, A Struggle for Fame and Fortune; New Medal Library No. 400;

By: Alger, Horatio,

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith,: 1907

Seller ID: 1074

Condition: Good


pict. paper wraps, iv, [5] - [313] pages : illustrated , chipping along spine with some small loss of type at top, very small on front wrap where paper is pulled with loss of printed illustration, some closed tears along spine, two small chips in edges of front wrap, overall light soil. New Medal Library No. 400 dated feb. 25th 1907 on back wrap Size: 12mo View more info

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THE CRUISE OF THE ALBATROSS : or, When was Wednesday the tenth?

By: Allen Grant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company: 1898

Seller ID: 112558008

Condition: Very Good


green pict. cloth, light wear at corners, light fade to edges of coversm 1898,2 line inkname on front endpaper, 121 pages : frontispiece, plate(1), a presentable copy of a title first published in 1890 with the title Wednesday the Tenth, Grant Allen is a pseudonym of Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen, a Canadian science writer and novelist, and a proponent of the theory of evolution. - Wikipedia View more info

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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY

By: B B (D J Watkins-Pitchford);

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode,: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557260

Condition: Very Good


blue, pict. cloth, dust jacket, 127 pages, frontispiece in full color and 9 full page b & w illustrations, numerous text illustrations, 4 lines in ink on front endpaper, dust jacket is edge worn with small edge tears and some small loss at top of spine, D.J. is NOT price-clipped, in protective mylar jacket, a presentable copy of a charming juvenile tale with a host of amusing characters: Bumbletummy, the Station Master,Lock 'Em Up Loopy, the gnomes policeman, Sneezerod, the booking clerk, and many other memorable characters. View more info

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MAORI AND SETTLER : a story of the New Zealand War

By: G A Henty

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 112557928

Condition: Very Good


no date (circa 191?) brown cloth, spine illustration in color, 352 pages, frontis.,4 unnumbered pages of b & w plates : by Alfred Pease, map,(NO ADVERTS) 2/6 price on front d.j. flap. front inner hinge showing stress, light chips and edge wear to d.j., in protective mylar jacket. View more info

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OUT FOR FUN; Round the world library, no. 158.

By: Hemyng, Bracebridge;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith,: 1931

Seller ID: 2616

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, n.d (1931), pp.,216,(8), pub's adverts, minor chipping at spine ends, a very nice copy of a fragile book with bright cover art Bracebridge Hemyng ( 1829-1904 was an English barrister who turned his hobby of writing into a paying business. His schoolboy adventurer Jack Harkway first appeared in Brett's Boys of England in 1871. He became very popular in America, so much so he moved to America where he is said to have lived in a mansion on Staten Island where he continued to write. Size: 12mo View more info

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SAM SAWBONES; Round the world library, no. 154.

By: Hemyng, Bracebridge;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith,: 1930

Edition: NO. 154 Round the World Library

Seller ID: 2618

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, n.d.(1930), pp., 252, (4) pp of pub's adverts., lower corner of back wrap creased, very light soil to wraps, a nice, clean copy with sharp cover art Bracebridge Hemyng ( 1829-1904 was an English barrister who turned his hobby of writing into a paying business. His schoolboy adventurer Jack Harkway first appeared in Brett's Boys of England in 1871. He became very popular in America, so much so he moved to America where he is said to have lived in a mansion on Staten Island where he continued to write. Size: 12mo View more info

JACK HARKAWAY AT OXFORD; Round the world library, no. 123

By: Hemyng, Bracebridge;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith,: 1929

Seller ID: 2619

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, n.d (1929) , pp., 249, (7) pp of pub's adverts, small hole in front wrap near spine resulting in minor loss, foot of spine chipped, Bracebridge Hemyng ( 1829-1904 was an English barrister who turned his hobby of writing into a paying business. His schoolboy adventurer Jack Harkway first appeared in Brett's Boys of England in 1871. He became very popular in America, so much so he moved to America where he is said to have lived in a mansion on Staten Island where he continued to write. Size: 12mo View more info

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JACK HARKAWAY AFTER SCHOOLDAYS;;Round the world library, no. 120.

By: Hemyng, Bracebridge;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith,: 1929

Seller ID: 2620

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, n.d. ((1929), pp., 231, [25] pp of pub's adverts., text pages toned . Bracebridge Hemyng ( 1829-1904 was an English barrister who turned his hobby of writing into a paying business. His schoolboy adventurer Jack Harkway first appeared in Brett's Boys of England in 1871. He became very popular in America, so much so he moved to America where he is said to have lived in a mansion on Staten Island where he continued to write. Size: 12mo View more info

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A confederacy of Dunces

By: John Kennedy Toole

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557951

ISBN: 0807106577

Condition: Very Good


yellow cloth, dust jacket, vii, 338 pages, fourth printing same year as first edition (1980), with $12.95 price on front flap, Walker Percy blurb at top of others on back panel, book in very good condition, dust jacket has light wear at spine ends and corners, in protective mylar jacket, a sound, clean copy. Ignatius J. Reilly is a 30-year-old, self-proclaimed genius out to reform the entire 20th century, which doesn't leave him time for an ordinary nine-to-five job. Then one day Mrs. Reilly pushes her reluctant son out of the nest and into the working world of New Orleans, a decision with u... View more info

THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT

By: Mantel Hilary

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2020

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112558007

ISBN: 0007481098

Condition: Fine


bkue cloth, gilt spine, xiv, 883 pages) : genealogical table, ribbon bookmark, a fine copy of the first edition, The long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy. "England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith's son from Putney emerges from the spring's bloodbath to continue his climb to power and wealth, while his formidable ma... View more info

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THE SONG OF YOUTH. (Translated by Nan Ying. Illustrated by Hou Yi-min.) [A novel. With a portrait.].

By: Mo Yang; Ying Nan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1964

Seller ID: 112557998

Condition: Very Good


grey cloth, gilt cover & spine, 598 pages, portrait frontis., ribbon book mark, card laid-in (List of Principal Characters), ex private lib. with 2 line ink stamp on front free end paper, else a very good copy, in mylar protective wrap. View more info

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Verses and versions : three centuries of Russian Poetry

By: Nabokov, Vladimir, Brian Boyd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Orlando, Harcourt: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112558036

ISBN: 0151012644

Condition: Fine


cloth, dust jacket, pp., xxxv, 441; index, in protective mylar jacket, English and Russian in parallel translation. selected and translated by Vladimir Nabokov ; edited by Brian Boyd and Stanislav Shvabrin ; introduction by Brian Boyd., Vladimir Nabokov was hailed by Salman Rushdie as the writer ever to cross the boundary between one language and another. A Russian emigre who began writing in English after his forties, Nabokov was a trilingual author, equally competent in Russian, English, and French. This volume collects various of his English translations of Russian verse. View more info

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SAM SLICK

By: Thomas Chandler Haliburton; Ray Palmer Baker

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1941

Seller ID: 112557201

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, 410 pages, pictorial endpapers, CONTENTS: Thomas Chandler Haliburton.--The clockmaker; or, The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville: first series.--The clockmaker: second series.--The clockmaker: third series.--The attacheĀ“; or, Sam Slick in England: first series.--The attacheĀ“: second series.--Sam Slick's wise saws and modern instances; or, What he said, did, or invented.--Nature and human nature.--The old judge; or, Life in a colony.--The season ticket.--The letter bag of the Great Western; or, Life in a steamer. spine of d.j. lightly toned, minor edge chips to d.j... View more info

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A confederacy of Dunces

By: Toole John Kennedy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edit.

Seller ID: 112558035

Condition: Very Good


trade paperback, 415 pages, first Grove, Black Cat edition.(so stated) minor edge wear, not creased, tight, clean copy, postage reduced. Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1981 Ignatius J. Reilly is a grotesque, a gargantua, who lumbers through New Orleans leaving chaos in his wake. Were it not for his maroon-haired mother, 30-year-old Ignatius would leave the city in peace. But mother decrees work, and thereby begins the tale of Ignatius against the world. View more info