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The Valley Road

By: Foote, Mary Hallock

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1915

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006788

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Set in Grass Valley, California, and said to be at least semi-autobiographical. Library evidence removed. Some writing on prelims. Front hinge lightly cracked, so glued to prevent separation. Covers grubby but interior clean and easily-read. 360 pp. View more info

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Wilbur Crane's Handicap

By: Forbes, John Maxwell

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Cleveland , OH, International Fiction Library: 1918

Seller ID: 009374

Condition: Good Plus


Original shocking pink cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ lightly chipped head and foot, with 1-inch tear bottom of spine. Small marginal worm hole first 55 pp., not affecting text. "Can an innocent man, handicapped by a prison sentence, make good ?"- front flap. Copyright 1918 by George Sully & Company. No writing. 288 pp. View more info

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Captain Horatio Hornblower; Beat to Quarters

By: Forester, C.S.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1939

Seller ID: 008094

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards. Hinges cracked. No writing. The first volume, complete in itself, of a very popular 3-volume set. "Beat to Quarters" is a traditional command which requires sailors to drop whatever they are doing and report to their assigned stations, whether for battle or other emergency. The original title, The Happy Return, tells of Captain Hornblower's mission to Nicaragua in 1808 to supply a local landowner with muskets and powder to fight the Spanish, who are aligned with Napoleon. A few twists and turns later, Hornblower meets a love interest. And that's ano... View more info

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A Passage to India

By: Forster, E.M.

Price: $295.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green: 1924

Seller ID: 000108

Condition: Good


Best-known of his novels, in the scarce Canadian Edition. Red cloth, black letters, 325 pp. plus ads. Light foxing on title page, minuscule bookstore stamp, spine and corners crimped. Rear hinge lightly cracked. One uncut page tear(Minor). View more info

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Borderland; A Country-Town Chronicle

By: Fothergill, Jessie

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., R.F. Fenno and Co.:

Seller ID: 008189

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Faint brown stain to cover. Previous owner's name. This British author is best known for her novel, The First Violin. I found no reviews of Borderland. 428 pp. View more info

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Aslauga's Knight, Undine, Quentin Matsys (or The Blacksmith)

By: Fouque, Friedrich De La Motte

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: London, James Burns:

Seller ID: 006857

Condition: Good Plus


Original green marbled boards on 3/4 green leather. Rear hinge cracked and glued. Two-inch tear to top edge of last free endpaper. Four raised spine bands. 42, 98. and 58 pp., respectively, in the three stories. "From the German of Caroline Pichler" stated on title of Quentin Matsys. Ca. 1840, since Pichler died in 1843. View more info

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Island-in-Waiting

By: Fraser, Anthea

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's Press: 1979

Seller ID: 000659

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth, white spine lettering, DJ very good. "When Chloe visits the Isle of Man for the first time, she is perturbed to find that she "recognizes" both landscapes and people she has never seen before." - DJ. Price red-markered out on FFEP. 192 pp. View more info

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The Turn of the Road

By: Frothingham, Eugenia Brooks

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1901

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005355

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark grey cloth lettered around the edges in silver on boards. A NYTimes reviewer suggests that this book was written to show how a man could deal with his blindness, and how his bravery would be rewarded. Previous owner's name and address in pencil. 266 pp. View more info

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Angie and the Arab

By: Ganong, Joan

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1957

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 005092

Condition: Good Plus


Original pictorial tan boards in plastic coil binding. An early book by Joan Ganong of the St. Stephen chocolates family. Joan went on to write more books, including Backstage at Stratford. 56 pp. View more info

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Family Fortunes; A Domestic Story

By: Garrett, Edward

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company:

Seller ID: 001747

Condition: Very Good


Original blind-stamped red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and inscription in light pencil. Minor spine scuffing. Several other titles by this author found, but little information on him. 374 pp. View more info

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Mr. Quarterback

By: Gault, William Campbell

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1963

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 009477

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ protected by clear plastic. High school library bookplate and numbering. Very clean and sound. 190 pp. View more info

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The Strangers' Wedding; or The Comedy of a Romantic

By: George, W.L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004664

Condition: Good Plus in Slipcase


Original blue cloth lettered in black on boards. George (1882-1926) was a British writer born in Paris who was known for his clever writings on topics related to women. This novel appeared in 1916. No synopsis found. It begins with 23-year-old Roger Huncote being badgered by a friend as to what he is going to do in life. " No. 10" in light pencil on front endpaper. One rear endpaper missing. 436 pp. View more info

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The Memoirs of Satan

By: Gerhardi, William and Lunn, Brian (Eds.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1932

Edition: First - First Published 1932

Seller ID: 007661

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Two tiny wear spots bottom edge of cover. Satire dealing with the life of Christ. 382 pp. View more info

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Pagan Love

By: Gibbon, John Murray

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1922

Seller ID: 000743

Condition: Good


Original orange cloth with red decoration and lettering on boards, no DJ. Both hinges were cracked, so I glued them. Normal soil and wear as seen in SCAN. Gibbon(1875-1952) had several novels to his credit, but was so ambidextrous that he was better known as an organizer of mountain trail rides and musical productions. His day job was Publicist for the Canadian Pacific Railway. This volume is very scarce. 310 pp. View more info

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Peter Vacuum

By: Gibbs, Anthony

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 002306

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth with gilt letters on boards. Previous owner's name and date (Oct. 15,'28) the only marks. I could find nothing on this author except his dates (1902-1975) and the two other titles on this site. However, Bookfinder did list a dozen additional titles. 329 pp. NOTE: A kind friend, "LZR", has informed me that the author is the son of Sir Philip Hamilton Gibbs and the nephew of "Cosmo Hamilton " and A. Hamilton Gibbs, all of them successful writers before WWII. View more info

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The Interpreter; A Novel

By: Gibbs, Philip

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007697

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. An American broadcaster in Britain and his wife, a native, are embroiled in the war in 1941. 296 pp. View more info

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The Hopeful Heart

By: Gibbs, Philip

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1947

Edition: First Canadian Editiion Stated

Seller ID: 008418

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. The Hon. Frank Allingham has been through World War I, surviving a German prison camp. Despite his wife's leaving him he keeps a positive attitude toward life in general. He compaigns as a Liberal, is defeated, and turns to journalism as a means of making a constructive difference in the world. His wife returns briefly, and then runs off with his brother. He finds true love, and looks forward to reporting important international conferences. Page edges dusty. 281 pp. View more info

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The Loyalist City

By: Gill, Stephen

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Cornwall, ON, Vesta Publications Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009810

ISBN: 0-919806-48-1

Condition: Very Good


Set in Saint John, N.B., shortly after it had emerged from the status of a colony. 119 pp. View more info

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The Glencannon Omnibus

By: Gilpatric, Guy

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1939

Seller ID: 006899

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards, lettered in green. First free endpaper missing. Previous owner's stamp. Covers lightly edge-worn. An early copy in sturdy condition of this very popular and hard-to-find work. Precedes The First Glencannon Omnibus. Stories include Scotch and Water, Half-Seas Over, and Three Sheets in the Wind. 243 pp. View more info

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The Best of Glencannon; Twenty-two Stories

By: Gilpatric, Guy

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009858

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ very good but for inch tear at foot of spine. Previous owner's name. Twenty-two stories in this book. 341 pp. View more info