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Geliebte Korsarin

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Koln, Lingen Verlag: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13448

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Two short tears and creasing on back panel of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Undated but circa 1990. Text in German View more info

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Piracies, Limited (Ltd)

By: "Bok"

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8822

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ chipped, scuffed and torn with 2/3 of the spine, below title and including part of the publisher missing. Gift notation on FFEP. Light wear to blue cloth covered boards. ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked, hinges intact.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages; Rare in DJ. Bok presents fictionalized accounts of Oriental pirates. View more info

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The Dragoons of La Guerche

By: Achard, Amédée, Richard Duffy (translator)

Price: $65.25

Publisher: New York, Howard, Ainslee & co: 1899

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 15166

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some edge wear to extremities of cloth covered boards, a little softening of top fore corners, light soil, light lean. Previous owners' names on front free end paper, missing tissue guard to frontispiece ; A bright, solid book, slate grey cloth covered boards with gilt black and red design stamped on front cover, gilt titles front and spine, top edge gilt, red and black publisher insignia stamped on back, hinges intact ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 289 pages; This is a sequel to 'The Huguenot's Love'. We follow the adventures of two good friends, the Huguenot Armand-Louis and and the Catholi... View more info

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Marjorie's Enemy - A Story of the Civil War of 1644

By: Adams, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Company: 1905

Seller ID: 7023

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some wear to extremities, pages yellowed, missing free end papers. Book is a little shaken but hinges solid. Split in middle of book repaired with hinge tape. Previous owner's name in front. ; Text unmarked, blue cloth covered decorative boards show a girl with a soldier, outlined with flowers, gilt print and gilt outlining title on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 96 pages; A novel set during the English Revolutionary War. View more info

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Crushed yet conquering; A story of Constance and Bohemia

By: Alcock, Deborah

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, F.H. Revell Co: N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 12009

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Clipped DJ heavily chipped with some loss head & tail of spine, tears. Gift notation on FFEP dated 1940 ; DJ in Mylar. A bright solid, book, blue cloth covered boards, hinges intact ; 576 pages; The author specialized in religious fiction. View more info

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Hunger's Brides - A Novel Of Baroque

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15498

ISBN: 0679310886

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear, short closed tear, top back panel of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.49 X 7.20 X 2.48 inches; 1408 pages; "Spanning three centuries and two cultures, Hunger’s Brides brings to vivid life the greatest Spanish poet of her time, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, & plumbs a mystery that has intrigued writers as diverse as Robert Graves, Diane Ackerman, Eduardo Galeano and Nobel laureate Octavio Paz. Why did a writer of such gifts silence herself? At the time of her death in 1695, Juana Inés de la Cruz was arguably the greatest wr... View more info

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Pilling Always Pays

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1955

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 19378

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, light soiling. Price-clipped. Pages somewhat toned ; DJ in mylar. A bright solid book.; Crowther Chronicles #2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 447 pages; This is a follow-up to 'The Crowthers of Bankdam' View more info

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The Fugitives or The Tyrant Queen of Madagascar

By: Ballantyne, R. M

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, A. G. Watson: 1887

Edition: 1st Canadian

Seller ID: 15917

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Shelfwear to extremities, corners bumped. Previous owner's notations on FFEP, light foxing to some pages. ; A tight solid book. Reddish brown cloth covered boards with leaf design front and spine, gilt titles on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 431 pages View more info

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A Buccaneer's Log

By: Bennett, C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17035

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards, bumped corners, a little faded spine. Some water damage top page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Venture Book for Boys; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A Canadian reprint of a pirate novel originally published in the 1920s. View more info

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Dodo: Dodo, Dodo the Second and Dodo Wonders

By: Benson, E. F

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Crowell: 1978

Edition: Omnibus; First Printing

Seller ID: 18082

ISBN: 0690017820

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear and light chipping, light erasure on front free end paper Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the first printing of the omnibus edition which contains Dodo, Dodo the Second and Dodo Wonders. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.70 inches; 532 pages; Dorothea 'Dodo' Vane was the centre of a circle of London glitterati. Their escapades and those of her daughter Nadine entertained the readers of the late Victorian era. View more info

The Chaplain of the Fleet

By: Besant, Walter & James Rice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1910

Seller ID: 10588

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Purple cloth covered boards with gilt titles show some edge wear, corners lightly bumped, spine faded, a tear head and tail of spine. light foxing. Ads at end of book badly browned, previous owner's name on front pastedown ; A tight solid book. ; 447 pages View more info

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The Two-Headed Eagle A Novel

By: Biggins, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18622

ISBN: 0312147511

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light shelfwear, a couple of short tears on DJ.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Otto Prohaska #3; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.40 inches; 367 pages; Otto Prohaska, a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian navy during World War I, is temporarily assigned to the Flying Service as an officer observer. Working under an incompetent commanding officer who is afraid to fly, Prohaska risks his life to increase his squadron's "miles flown" statistics and deliver a general's love letters to his wife. Written in the form of a memoir, the novel offers wry, cutting observations about an asp... View more info

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The Master of a Man: The Story of a Sin

By: Caine, Hall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1921

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 16145

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards have some soiling, light shelfwear to bottom edges, bottom front corners bumped, spine lightly faded. Some offset discoloration to back and front end papers. Previous owner's name and date (1922) on front free end papers.; Tight solid book, hinges intact. Blindstamped design in black. Fore and bottom pages untrimmed. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 432 pages View more info

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Heart of an Indian: A gripping story based upon a great American truth

By: Callahan, Robert E.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, F. H. Hitchcock: 1927

Edition: Autograph edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18508

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; Black cloth covered boards show very light shelf wear.; Signed by Author with a publisher's statement that this is part of an Autograph edition. Tight solid book, gilt titles on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages; The author takes the American powers that be to task for allowing native American culture to die out, languages to disappear. This novel is written as a morality tale that is just as true today as back, when it was written, in 1927. View more info

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The Higher Hill

By: Campbell, Grace

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Collins & Sons: 1944

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 19036

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, short tears and light chipping. ; A tight solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. 15 B&W illustrations taken from wood engravings by Franklin Carmichael. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages; This is the story of a pioneer family in Glengarry, Ontario at the time of the War of 1812 View more info

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Red River Adventure The Story of the Selkirk Settlers

By: Chalmers, J. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18151

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and some chipping, previous owner's name on front free end paper.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; Great Stories of Canada #12; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages View more info

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

By: Clarke, Susanna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2004

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16750

ISBN: 0747570558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ has tape repaired tear to edge of front panel with some creasing and light soil of white dust jacket. General light wear to DJ edges, lighr wear to book. The matte finish of the DJ tends to attract soil. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.37 X 6.54 X 2.83 inches; 782 pages; "English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to perform magic. They can only write long, dull papers abou... View more info

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ERNESTINE SOPHIE

By: Cleugh, Sophia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 906

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; SIGNED and DATED by Cleugh. ; 451 pages; Wear to spine & worn to boards on corners, missing back FEP. Some thinning on FFEP. View more info

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An Outcast of the Islands

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash & Grayson Ltd.: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17307

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards show light edge wear.; A tight solid book. Undated but probably printed in the 1920s ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 391 pages; "An Outcast of the Islands is the second novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1896, inspired by Conrad's experience as mate of a steamer, the Vidar.The novel details the undoing of Peter Willems, a disreputable, immoral man who, on the run from a scandal in Makassar, finds refuge in a hidden native village, only to betray his benefactors over lust for the tribal chief's daughter. The story features Conrad's recurring character Tom Lin... View more info

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The Mallen Novels

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1979

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 17051

ISBN: 0434142700

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, price-clipped. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.58 X 5.51 X 2.28 inches; 683 pages; An omnibus consisting of 'The Mallen Streak', 'The Mallen Girl', and 'The Mallen Litter'. Three historical novels by Catherine Cookson, starting in 1851, and following the stormy lives of the Northumbrian Mallen family through four generations, from the grandeur of Victorian England to the dark days of the World War I. View more info