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John Burnet of Barns; A Romance

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005034

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. A lifelong competition between two brothers, one a border "reiver" and the other a soldier. 317 pp. View more info

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The Island of Sheep

By: Buchan, John

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, Limited: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009886

Condition: Good Plus


In three parts: Fosse, Laverlaw, and The Island of Sheep. The criminal gang is finally subdued. No writing. Colpitts Stationer's gum label. 318 pp. Next year after The House of the Four Winds, but set 12 years later. View more info

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Mr. Standfast; An Enthralling Present Day Romance

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1919

Seller ID: 003736

Condition: Good Plus


Original black softcover backed in black cloth. Minor wear head and foot of backstrip. No other damage and no writing. Follows 39 Steps and Greenmantle. 339 pp. View more info

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Men and Deeds

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1935

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004593

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark green cloth on boards. Essays on The Causal and the Casual in History, Julius Caesar, The Massacre of Glencoe, Gordon at Khartoum, Montrose and Leadership, Lord Rosebery, and The Kirk in Scotland. 352 pp. including index. Previous owner's name and bookplate. View more info

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Mr. Standfast

By: Buchan, John

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1919

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011735

Condition: Good


Beige cloth on boards. This book shows edge wear and grubby top edges. Third of the Hannay series. Don't make the mistake of checking reviews on the internet. If you want the full treatment just plow in ! Surely one of the most intricate and inventive stories of the WW I era ! 374 pp. Note: In case you become a Buchan addict, we have lots more of his titles in our store. Just ask ! View more info

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A Prince of the Captivity

By: Buchan, John

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009900

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Tiny finger pull tear at head of spine. Boy meets fly-by-night girl and marries her. When he takes credit for her bouncing cheque he is jailed and loses his army commission. Now free, he serves as a spy in Belgium and later goes to Greenland to rescue a wealthy explorer. 383 pp. View more info

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The Moon Endureth; Tales and Fancies

By: Buchan, John

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007543

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ complete, with light wear head and foot. Previous owner's name and gift note. Pieces written originally for Blackwood's Magazine, except two written for Grey Weather earlier. From the Pentlands Looking North and South, The Company of the Marjolaine, A Lucid Interval, The Lemnian, Space, Streams of Water in the South, The Grove of Ashtaroth, The Riding of Ninemileburn, The Kings of Orion, The Green Glen, The Rime of True Thomas, and several more. 307 pp. View more info

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The Free Fishers

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1950

Edition: Twelfth Impression

Seller ID: 007544

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. DJ spine missing two inches at foot, and taped inside. Set in the early 19th Century, the protagonist becomes entangled with a secret society and a scheme to assassinate the Prime Minister. 320 pp. View more info

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The Three Hostages

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007546

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has long fold tear and missing bits head and foot. Previous owner's name. Frontispiece map of Machray and Haripol Forests. This story precedes The Island of Sheep (Listed separately). Richard Hannay is called out of retirement with Mary in the Cotswolds to solve the kidnaping of three children of prominent people. Sandy Arbuthnot helps. 319 pp. View more info

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Canadian Occasions; Addresses By Lord Tweedsmuir

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 012060

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. This book shows ample evidence of serious use, from hand-soiled DJ to shelf-worn covers and grubby top edges. Main theme is cooperation between the United States and Canada, as might be expected of a Governor-General. Other important themes include Boy Scouts, mining, and medicine. 256 pp. View more info

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John Macnab

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1925

Seller ID: 011731

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Top edges dusty. Internet reviewers are enthusiastic, with some saying it's a favorite. Three middle-aged men suffering ennui hatch a scheme to poach a salmon or a deer. They write to three landowners with their challenge, suggesting a date for execution of the scheme. How Buchan can turn such a theme into a bangup favourite is a mystery. 298 pp. View more info

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The Half-Hearted

By: Buchan, John

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1928

Seller ID: 011732

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. The main character is constantly torn between his interests and his social values. Recommended to the reader who recognizes its strengths and forgets its shortcomings. 383 pp. View more info

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A Prince of the Captivity

By: Buchan, John

Price: $32.00 USD

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1933

Seller ID: 011733

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. DJ shipped head and foot of spine. One reviewer suggests that he should have stayed with Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle ( two other Buchan novels). In this one, our hero is arrested for apparently forging a relative's paycheque, only to discover that his wife did it. Another reviewer suggests not making this novel your first exposure to Buchan. 357 pp. View more info

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The Dancing Floor

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Seller ID: 011734

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards. Worn and grubby. Buchan readers point out that this one is different. Through the eyes of Leithen, the girl changes frfom a vulgar flapper to a nearly-tragic heroine. 286 pp. View more info

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The Courts of the Morning

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011736

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Buchan invents a country, and then claims that the problems of the West will be settled between it and the United States. How so? 384 pp. View more info

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Sir Walter Scott 1771-1832

By: Buchan, John

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011737

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ missing two-inch piece bottom of spine. Book is sparkling bright. No writing or damage to book. A biography of Scott on the centenary of his death. If anyone could make Scott come alive perhaps Buchan is the one ! 382 pp. with index. View more info