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A PICTURE BOOK OF DAVY CROCKETT

By: Adler, David A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26299

ISBN: 0823412121

Condition: VG+/VG+


Dust jacket, covers and text all in very good plus condition with only light handling and usage showing. DJ still nice due to protective plastic library jacket. Protective jacket is glued to inside covers. Usual library/discard markings showing. Text is clean/tight. If a photo is showing with this description it is not from us. If you would like a photo, please request one. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost ... View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER - THE WORLD'S POPULAR CLASSICS

By: Clemens, Samuel L A/k/a Mark Twain

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Books, Inc.: circa 1940

Edition: ART-TYPE edition

Seller ID: 24868

Condition: Fair/NONE


Fair condition and rated as a reading copy. Red covers show normal usage and some staining from handling. There is some open wear along spine edges. Spine is sun-darkened by sun. Penciled ownership on front endpaper is dated 1941. Text is still quite clean/tight. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shipping for almost any occasion. Let us know the occasion and message. ; The World's Popular Classics; 5 1/2 x 8 1/4; 251 pages View more info

THE PRAIRIE - A TALE

By: Cooper, James Fenimore. , Milham, Mary E. (Introduction by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Airmont Publishing: 1964

Edition: Airmont complete & unabridged edition

Seller ID: 24428

Condition: G


Inked underlining in introduction only. Minor water stain along outside edge. Back cover has a few small creases. ; Good condition with light normal usage showing. Text is still quite clean/tight with normal light page browning. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Airmont Classic Series; 346+ads pages View more info

PRESERVE AND PROTECT

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition?

Seller ID: 26318

Condition: VG-/NONE


In very good minus condition with llight normal usage and handling showing. Light green covers with dark green banner and gold lettering on spine. Front and rear green endpapers have some of the green rubbed off front free endpaper has an address sticker of former owner. Also same owner's signature and date written on white side of free front endpaper. Text is tight and still quite clean. Some rear pages have light staining which could be coffee from quite a long time ag... View more info

THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1997

By: Frazier, I (editor and Intro by) , Atwan, R (Series editor) Als Beard Blount Cooper De Bernieres Dickerson Ford Gannon Gilb Klinkenborg Kusz Leslie McGuane Murphy Ozick Reilly Sante Sheehan Simic Slater Sontag Talese Thuy Williams

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin: 1997

Seller ID: 26270

ISBN: 0395856957

Condition: AN/NONE


In as new condition with almost no usage and handling shown. Reddish-orange covers with blue and black lettering. Text is clean and tight with NO underlining, NO highlighting, NO written notes, etc. Will look-up essay title upon request. Gift quality condition. If a photo is showing with this description it is not from us. If you would like a photo, please request one. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost any o... View more info

THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY AND MY DOUBLE-MERRILL'S ENGLISH TEXTS

By: Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Merrill: 1910

Seller ID: 1290

Condition: G+


Good plus condition with normal usage showing. Text is a bit loose. Hinge cracked all the way up by frontispiece. Light foxing throughout. Some discoloring on lower third of front/rear covers. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Merrill's English Texts; Textbook; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 103 pages View more info

THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES - YOUNG FOLKS LIBRARY - FEBRUARY 15,1895

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing Company: 1895

Seller ID: 4379

Condition: VG+


Number 23. Published semi-monthly. Stapled spine. Minor finger smudgies on covers. For 3rd graders. Text is clean/tight. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more informatio... View more info

THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 1961

Edition: Complete & unabridged new edition

Seller ID: 24625

Condition: VG-


Very good minus condition. Considering age only light usage showing. Black covers/ white and red lettering. Text is clean/tight except for normal page browning. All outside edge yellow. Complete and unabridged from a new edition allowing for inexpensive paperback of its time. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 365+bio+ads pages View more info

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE - EVERY MAN HIS OWN BOSWELL

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: circa 1899

Edition: edition info missing

Seller ID: 26310

Condition: G/NONE


Rated in only good condition due to the title page and free rear endpaper being removed. Also due to the title/copyright page being removed, the frontispiece which shows an oval engraving of Holmes became completely separated. It has recently been attached back in by what looks like magic tape. Both front and rear covers have gold and white flower designs on two-thirds each with the other quarter part having embossed flower medallions also glued on the covers. The glued ... View more info

ARROWSMITH

By: Lewis, Sinclair (Author) , Schorer, Mark (Afterword by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet/New American Library: 1961

Edition: no edition given

Seller ID: 24674

Condition: G+/NONE


Good plus condition with lighter than normal usage showing for its age. Easy spine crease. Front cover has surface damage. Text is quite tight. Minor usage of yellow highlighting and inked underlining and brackets throughout. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Signet Classic; 438+ads pages View more info

THE QUARTERLY-THE MAGAZZINE OF NEW AMERICAN WRITING NO.7. FALL 1988

By: Lish, G. (Ed by) Dufresne Hempel Kohn Hickins Unger Drew Roach McKain Stein Stevens Miller Nace Schmitt Ligon Rogers Pendleton Richard Allen Glynn Howland Ispahani Leone Goldsmith Robinson Nicewonger Walker Perchik Kirby Harrison Depree Pyne Williams Etc

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 21795

ISBN: 0394759362

Condition: VG+


Very good plus condition with almost no usage showing. Text is clean/tight. Will look up author and title from book. Sexual content. ; 5x8; 249 pages View more info

CTHULHU 2000 A LOVECRAFTIAN ANTHOLOGY

By: Lovecraft, A/k/a Howard Phillips (Author) , Turner. J (edited by) Wilson Watt-Evans Copper Brite Chappell Shea Newman Russ Wilson Cterling Klein Friesner Ligotti Blaylock Wolfe Campbell Ellison Zelazny

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arkham House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 25652

ISBN: 0870541692

Condition: AN/AN


In almost as new condition with almost no usage showing. Black covers with crisp gold lettering on spine. Text is clean/tight. Endpages are bright red. Will look up title. Photo available upon request. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. ; 5 3/4 x 8 1/2; 413 pages View more info

DAGON AND OTHER MACABRE TALES ANTHOLOGY

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips) Derleth, A. (Selected by) , Joshi, S. T. (with Texts edited by) , Klein, T. E. D. (Introduction by)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Arkham House: 1987

Edition: Anthology edition

Seller ID: 25649

ISBN: 0870540394

Condition: VG+/VG+


In very good plus condition with only very minor usage showing. Black covers with crisp gold lettering on spine. Red endpapers. Text isclean/tight using alk paper. Over 30 titles in this anthology. Will look up title. Photo available upon request. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. ; 5 3/4 x 8 1/4; 448 pages View more info

MASTERPIECES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE -DESCRIPTIONS, ANALYSES, CHARACTERS, PLOTS, THEMES, CRITICAL EVALUATIONS AND SIGNIFICANCE OF OVER 150 MAJOR WORKS OF FICTION, NONFICTION, DRAMA AND POETRY

By: Magill, F. N. (editor) Magill, Frank N.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25847

ISBN: 0062700669

Condition: F+


In fine plus condition with only minor usage showing. No spine creasing. Front cover does have an easy foldove crease at bottom outside corner. Text is clean/tight. Over 150 pieces of work. Will look up title. Book is heavy and may be necessary to have special s/h for our international customers. Please email your country beforre purchasing. Gift quality condition. If a photo is showing with this description it is not from us. If you would like a photo, please request on... View more info

NATIVE SONS A CRITICAL STUDY OF TWENTIETH CENTURY NEGRO AMERICAN AUTHORS

By: Margolies, E. , Du Bois Waddell Chestnutt Weldon Johnson Dunbar Hughes Toomer McKay Cullen Attaway Wright Himes Baldwin Ellison Malcolm X Demby Jones

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1969

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 26303

Condition: VG/NONE


In very good condition with only light usage and handling showing. No spine or cover creases or wear showing. Text is clean and tight. The reason that this book is rated only very good is that there are some small darak blue smudgies on upper left area of the yellow front cover. Very interesting reading. If a photo is showing with this description it is not from us. If you would like a photo, please request one. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, ... View more info

DEATH OF A SALESMAN-CERTAIN PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS IN TWO ACTS AND A REQUIEM

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1976

Edition: Penguin Books Edition

Seller ID: 24427

ISBN: 0140481346

Condition: G


Good condition with normal usage showing. Text is still quite tight with pencil underlining and normal page browning throughout. Written in play form. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Penguin Plays; 139+ads pages View more info

FAREWELL THE STRANGER

By: O'Brien, Saliee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1956

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 23988

Condition: G+/P


Good plus condition with llight usage showing. Russet covers/black lettering. Text is clean/tight except for inked ownership/address on front endpaper. Top edge yellow. DJ has lots of old masking tape along edges on top and underside. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

FAREWELL THE STRANGER

By: O'Brien, Saliee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1956

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 24899

Condition: VG-/G


Good plus condition with llight usage showing. Russet covers/black lettering. Text is clean/tight. Top edge yellow. DJ has quite a few tears both large and small that have recetnly been repaired quite well. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shipping for almost any occasion. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

SHORT STORY CLASSICS AMERICAN

By: Patten De Forest Taylor Aldrich Frederic Boyesen Harte Townsend Lathrop Hayes Janvier Page Stimson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collier & Son: 1905

Seller ID: 9715

Condition: G/NONE


Edited by Patten. Olive boards/blk/gld lettering/details. Blk lettering on spine almost gone. Spine has bit of open end wear. Front hinge almost completely through giving some looseness to boards. Text is quite clean/tight. Photos of authors throughout. ; Vol. 2; 8vo; 335-687 pages View more info

THE JUNGLE

By: Sinclair, Upton (Author) , Downs, Robt B. (Afterword by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet Classic/New American Library: 1960

Edition: no edition given

Seller ID: 24675

ISBN: 0451511026

Condition: G


Good condition with normal usage showing. Text is still quite tight. Also clean however there is some pink highlighting throughout. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Signet Classic; 350+ads pages View more info