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Unpublished True Stories; from the Private Files of True Story Magazine

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macfadden: 1939

Seller ID: 000222


Original paperback pulp of true-life stories, or at least so claimed. Could not be better condition. At the risk of shocking you, here are the stories:To Hold My Man; Leave Married Men Alone; My Strange Marriage; When a Girl Trusts a Stranger; Out of My Wife's Past; Tried to Be a Glamour Girl; Without a Husband; I Forgive- Would You?; My Daughter-in-Law's Secret; and I Told the World My Story. An example of how desparate readers were for material before TV ! 181 enti... View more info

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The Golden Shoestring

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings.)

Seller ID: 011923


Red-orange cloth on boards. Library discard. Panel from DJ glued inside. A young couple marries, both believing that the other partner is well off. When they find out they're both broke, they are shattered. Still, they stick together even though they don't want to go to work or to share their personal secrets. Library rebind. 243 pp. View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Portland House Illustrated Classics: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011266


Red cloth illustrated by large colour pastedown on boards. The ageless love story adorned with colour illustrations by Percy Tarrant and B/W woodcuts by Clare Leighton. 371 pp. View more info

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Jilted; Published Serially Under the Title "One I Love"

By: Brookman, Laura Lou

Price: $48.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1933

Seller ID: 000972


Original orange cloth decorated in black and green on boards, no DJ. Ex - Jones Electric Supply Co.Library ! Quite a rare book, it has survived very well with only minor soiling and is lightly cocked. Attractive art deco cover (SEE SCAN). 250 pp. View more info

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Cobra

By: Brown, Martin / Holman, Russell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1925

Edition: Ritz-Paramount Photoplay

Seller ID: 011906


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. I found no reviews. Would you like to read this book ? Spend some time with Rudolph Valentino ? 281 pp. View more info

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The Imaginary Marriage

By: Cooper, Henry St. John (John Creasey)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: 004681


Original red cloth on boards. Faded, spine torn full length and glued, front endpaper damaged. In fragile condition, but all readable at 1/3 the price of other hardcovers. Published in 1922 (originally). No synopsis found. 250 pp. One of 600 titles credited to John Creasey, who used at least 20 pseudonyms. Scarce in hardcover. View more info

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"It Is For England!"; A Romance of Our Own Times

By: Cowen, Laurence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1917

Seller ID: 001394


Original red cloth with black lettering, blind-stamped crossed rifle and lance, on boards. No DJ. By the author of "Wake Up"! This is another political piece in the form of a novel, striving to alert the English to the danger of the Kaiser's advances. Previous owner's name. Text uniformly tanned. Top of last page torn by careless separation. 279 pp. View more info

Blow the Man Down; A Romance of the Coast

By: Day, Holman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1916

Seller ID: 012810


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Romance between a ship's captain and the owner's daughter. 462 pp. View more info

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The Lovers of the Market-place

By: Dehan, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1928

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011184


Brown cloth on boards. Brief gift note. DJ chipped along head, with inch-square notch missing from head of inner flap. Saturday Review for February 9, 1929, states, "One has to be tremendously interested in 'The Lovers of the Market-place' to pursue their unhappy adventures to their happy conclusion." - P. 670. Set in England in 1879, the text hobbles along with frequent stops for reflection on the language as to its meaning. Finally, the happy ending. 359 pp. View more info

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Dona Celestis

By: Dell, Ethel M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1953

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 011904


Orange cloth on boards. No writing. Rear hinge lightly cracked. First appeared in 1933, and still a story of triangular love that will have you praising one man and hating the other...until you read the whole thing ! 320 pp. View more info

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Ships of Youth; A Study of Marriage in Modern India

By: Diver, Maud

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007118


Original green cloth on boards. Striking DJ cover art of young woman with riding crop. DJ badly chipped and worn, barely holding together. Researching this title led me to discover the degree to which British and Indian relations at many levels were surrounded by stereotypes and prejudice. Sequel to A Wild Bird. 496 pp. View more info

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The Emperor; A Romance

By: Ebers, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt:

Seller ID: 000881


Original maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering on boards, no DJ. Both hinges repaired, P.O.N., OW good. This is at least the sixth romantic/historical novel based in ancient Egypt by this author as a result of his 25 years of study of that region. 388 pp. View more info

The Happy Harvest; A Romance

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.:

Edition: Colonial Edition

Seller ID: 012121


Red cloth on boards. Continues the story of The Crooked Furrow, but 10 years later. Thank goodness it's not in the dialect of John o' the Green, my first and nearly last exposure to Farnol. Perhaps I should give him another chance ! 376 pp. View more info

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Amaru; A Romance of the South Seas

By: Frisbie, Robert Dean

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran, & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 003514


Original green cloth with gilt decoration on boards. Linecut end sheets by the author (Maps). Front flap of DJ clipped at head, but original price of $2.50 remains at foot of rear flap. A romantic/ridiculous tale of fortune hunting and romance on a South Sea island. Minor chips to head and foot of DJ with three inside tape repairs. Foot of DJ stuck to cover on verso. 246 pp. View more info

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Amaru; A Romance of the South Seas

By: Frisbie, Robert Dean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran, & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010787


Original green cloth with gilt decoration on boards. Linecut end sheets by the author (Maps). A romantic/ridiculous tale of fortune hunting and romance on a South Sea island. 246 pp. View more info

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The Old Doctor

By: Gaddis, Peggy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Arcadia House Inc.: 1943

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002176


Original red cloth with large all-cap title on boards. Front free endpaper missing; previous owner's name, ow better than good. Doctor's daughter becomes a physician herself, hopes to marry her boss, and falls in love with a special patient. 256 pp. View more info

Mademoiselle De Maupin

By: Gautier, Theophile

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Bibliotheque-Charpentier: 1907

Seller ID: 012183


Brown 3/4 calf on cloth boards. Chevalier d'Albert is a young man searching for the ideal woman as a lover. He meets Rosette, but after a few months grows tired of her. Rosette introduces him to her date, Theodore, who turns out to be attractive to d'Albert in a way not known before. Stay tuned for the rest of the story. Text in French. 421 pp. View more info

Curve: Go Slow; A Romance of Pacific Coast Highways

By: Gomery, Percy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Graphic Publishers, Limited: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012212


Illustrated blue cloth on boards. Gutter of Pp. 6-7 glued, but readable. Clean, attractive copy. 333 pp. View more info

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The Scarlet Letter/The Blithedale Romance

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1875

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 012057


Green cloth on boards embossed front and back. Previous owner's name. Spine abraded head and foot. 307 and 288 pp., respectively. View more info

Trial Flight

By: Humphries, Adelaide

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Arcadia House Publications: 1938

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012216


Green cloth on boards.No reviews found. Apparently this author has several romance titles, of which most are related to nursing. DJ price-clipped. Several date stamps suggest library experience. DJ torn 3 inches. 252 pp. View more info