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White Banners

By: Douglas, Lloyd C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen: 1936

Edition: First Edition (Not stated)

Seller ID: 001473

Condition: Good


Original green cloth with brown lettering on boards. No DJ. Minor wear and starting tear bottom of front spine. Front free endpaper missing. Previous owner's name. Apparently is concerned with the theme of "doing good without receiving or getting caught". 400 pp. Believed First Edition. View more info

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Strangers Come Home

By: Douglas, Ronald Macdonald

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Alexander Maclehose & Co.: 1935

Seller ID: 001423

Condition: Fair


Original green cloth on boards. No DJ. Cover soiled and faded. Endpapers scribbled, O/W readable. Author was once acting and writing in London, but then left England. A few years after this book was written, he organized a militant group to defend Scotland, and was actually arrested briefly on suspicion that he might be helping the Nazis undermine Scottish society. This book is full of barracks talk and behaviour, complete with various ethnic epithets. 320 pp. View more info

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Furlough from Heaven

By: Dreifuss, Jerome

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Crown Publishers: 1946

Seller ID: 008325

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date. "This story is about a visit Leonardo Da Vinci paid to New York City on a Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in June of 1941." 254 pp. View more info

Twenty Years After; A Historical Romance (Being the Continuation of the Three Musketeers)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., R.F. Fenno and Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 008491

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original illustrated blue cloth on boards. Cover fading and edge soil. Triumphs over Cardinal Richelieu and Milady are behind them. Civil war endangers France, and England is in turmoil under Cromwell. Their greatest opponent in Milady's son. 513 pp. View more info

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Twenty Years After (Library of Classics)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 011020

Condition: Very Good in Slipcase


Maroon leather on flexible boards. Previous owner's neat name stamp. Slipcase has edge wear. "Twenty Years After" The Three Musketeers. D'Artagnan is still a lieutenant. 712 pp. Top edges gilt. View more info

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The Forty-Five Guardsmen(Sequel to Chicot the Jester)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Co.:

Seller ID: 011903

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Third volume of "Valois Romances". Previous owner's names and date (1927). Warning: Be sure to read them in order (Queen Margot, Chicot, and 45 Guardsmen). 484 pp. View more info

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The Black Tulip

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London/ New York, Dent/ Dutton: 1963

Seller ID: 012693

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. Plastic wrapper over DJ. A classic story of spite among tulip growers of Holland who pay an inappropriate price for a black tulip only to destroy it, thus keeping secret its humble origin. 248 pp. View more info

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The Best of a Bad Job; A Hearty Tale of the Sea

By: Duncan, Norman

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Fleming H. Revell: 1912

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007193

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green blindstamped cloth on boards, lettered in white. Previous owner's name blacked out. An author popular for his sea stories, especially of Newfoundland. This one is a recollection by one old sailor of another one he knew and his sickly, orphaned grandson. 204 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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The Magpie

By: Durkin, Douglas

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012173

Condition: Good to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Two pinholes in spine. A novel of postwar disillusionment. Shortly after Durkin completed this novel he joined forces with Martha Ostenso for a long and profitable relationship. The Magpie is important also for portrayal of increasing sexual freedom for women. 330pp. View more info

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The Making of Harry Cossaboom

By: Edson, Jerrod

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Dream Catcher Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: 007211

Condition: Fine


Original trade paperback. A Saint John bus driver searches for meaning and finds it in the face of the inevitable. ISBN 1-894372-08-5. 133 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Centrum

By: Elman, M. Daniel

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Self-published (?): 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011800

ISBN: 141968535X

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No publisher found. Inscribed and signed by author. "Three young adults are caught in a web of events occurring from the final stages of World War II to the promise of Expo58." - Abstract. 323 pp. View more info

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A Lover for Anne

By: Erskine, Sylvia

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Carnival Books:

Edition: No. 906

Seller ID: 000076

Condition: Good


Previously published as Men Call Her Tramp. Colour cover features nubile blonde skinny-dipping, suddenly to discover a dark-haired Lothario looking on. Will they get together ? Cover glued along spine after staples pulled through. Minor cover cracks along lower spine, front and back. Fifty years old, and still bright and clean ! 130 pp. View more info

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Changing Winds; A Novel

By: Ervine, St. John G.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan Company: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007807

Condition: Good


Original bright green cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Six leaves crimped together at front edge. The author, born in Northern Ireland, was a strong proponent of Home Rule, even to the romantic ideal of "Protestants and Catholics, Orangemen and Ancient Hibernians put(ting) their hands together" as written in an earlier work, Sir Edward Carson and the Ulster Movement. 571 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Macaria

By: Evans, Augusta J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: 002083

Condition: Good Plus


Original blind-stamped red cloth with yellow lettering on boards. Minor corner bumping, with no other faults. A novel about two women of the Southern States who learn to get along without their men as a result of the Civil War. No dates are given, so this must be a reprint. The only other title credited to the author here is Beulah. An alternate title to Macaria on the web is Altars of Sacrifice. 418 pp. plus ads. View more info

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A Fatal Resemblance

By: Faber, Christine

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., P.J. Kenedy & Sons: 1891

Seller ID: 005665

Condition: Fair to Good


Original green cloth with floral borders on boards. First free endpaper missing. Hinges cracked and glued. In the depths of the Catskills, in 1835, a young girl roams happily among the trees,speaking to them with genuine affection. Another of this author's novels of the Irish in a new country. 391 pp. View more info

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Bill Myron

By: Fales, Dean

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton: 1927

Seller ID: 000531

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards, gilt lettering. No DJ. Patterned EPs. 390 pp. View more info

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John o' the Green

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1935

Seller ID: 012117

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. King Tristan has a plan to enlarge his territory, but the local kings won't go along. He captures John, who agrees to help in order to save his nine comrades. Little does he know that his first conquest will be feminine. 340 pp. Third of spine missing from DW. View more info

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Justice By Midnight

By: Farnol, Jeffery/ Farnol, Phyllis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012244

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has small spine tears head and foot. No writing. This was Farnol's last book, which was actually finished by his wife. From the DJ: "The story is set in the uneasy England of James II. Rejected love turns the exquisite, soulful Mr. Anthony Armadale into the grim, misogynistic outlaw 'Captain Midnight', the terror of those wealthy autocrats who considered themselves to be above the law. Encouraging him in his daring interventions between Tyranny and its victims, the little parson Aeneas Wade never guesses his identity. Not so the lovely Lady Clarissa Fa... View more info

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Middy and Ensign

By: Fenn, G. Manville

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde/Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 002876

Condition: Good Plus


Original intricately blindstamped green cloth on boards. Colour frontispiece. A novel set on the Parang River of Malay Peninsula in British colonial times. Racial slurs. Last gutter cracked. 371 pp. View more info

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Diamond Dyke; or The Lone Farm on the Veldt, a Story of South African Adventure

By: Fenn, George Manville

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers, Limited:

Seller ID: 005999

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth, illustration of running ostrich, on boards. Frontispiece and 3 additional plates. Two men, half-brothers, set up an ostrich farm. One of the hazards they have to deal with is lions. First free endpaper missing. Minor rubbing head and foot of spine. 335 pp. View more info