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The Fire Line

By: Ferguson, Trevor

Price: $16.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollinsPublishersLtd.: 1995

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004274

ISBN: 0002243938

Condition: Very Good


Original cream paper boards backed in black. As new overall except for previous owner's name stamp. A railway worker who is also a dreamer and a lover of language, a man with a lot to say.... 245 pp. View more info

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Fern Leaves

By: Fern, Fanny (Sara Payson Willis)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry: 1890

Edition: Caxton Edition

Seller ID: 001469

Condition: Good


Original green cloth of Caxton Edition decorated in black with gilt spine title. Published in 1853, this was the author's most popular book, selling 46,000 copies in four months. This copy is soiled and edge-darkened, but clean inside. SEE PHOTO. 392 pp. View more info

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Guns for Grizzly Flat; A Powder Valley Western

By: Field, Peter

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Jefferson House: 1957

Edition: First (No Additional Printngs)

Seller ID: 002990

Condition: Good Plus


Original red tweed on boards. Nashua Library bookplate and stamp. No other writing or damage. 253 pp. Cocked (The book, not the guns !) View more info

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head, Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010459

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on boards. One of the great comic novels of English literature, first published in 1749. 20 illustrations. 770 pp. with appendix. No writing. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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No Love for Johnnie

By: Fienburgh, Wilfred

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1959

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 002145

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ has several tears repaired inside, and is hand-soiled. A member of British Parliament becomes disillusioned with politics, loses his Communist wife, and takes up with a younger woman - nearly losing his career. 232 pp. View more info

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Mildred and Elsie

By: Finley, Martha (Martha Farquharson)

Price: $30.00 USD

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

Edition: Reprint of 1881 Edition

Seller ID: 008525

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with floral decoration on boards. DJ has small tears at head. No writing. Rear of DJ advertises seven titles of the Mildred Series and four titles of the Blue Grass Seminary Girls Series. Mildred has to fend off two new suitors, but finally reunites with Charlie, and they are married ! 322 pp, View more info

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Reddy

By: Fitler, Mary Biddle

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1929

Edition: First (H-D on Copyright page)

Seller ID: 011060

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. First edition by Harper and Brothers Copyright codes (H-D) is August, 1929. Gift note dated Christmas, 1929. General normal wear, with light wear to corner tips. 218 pp. This book put Riverton, DE on the map. View more info

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Captain Kidd's Gold; The True Story of an Adventurous Sailor Boy

By: Fitts, James Franklin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1888

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004228

Condition: Good Plus


Original pictorial green cloth on boards. Gutter strained between frontispiece and title page, so glued to reinforce. The author tells the life story of Captain Paul Garry, who appears to be a fictional character. He is said to have died in New York in 1870 after an exciting life during which he went in search of Kidd's treasure. 282 pp. View more info

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Mr. Littlejohn

By: Flavin, Martin

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1946

Seller ID: 010843

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. DJ chipped along top. Story of a disenchanted office worker who walks away from it. 306 pp. View more info

James Bond; 007 (Five Complete Novels)

By: Fleming, Ian

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1988

Seller ID: 012816

ISBN: 0517653524

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped D.J. Book and DJ flawless. Five complete novels. Diamonds are Forever. From Russia with Love. Goldfinger. Casino Royale. Live and Let Die. 715 pp. View more info

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Drifting (With Browne); Illustrated

By: Fletcher, Byers

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead: 1918

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002378

Condition: Fair


Original salmon cloth on boards. This book gives every indication of having been a favourite - several leaves threatening to separate, but still all accounted for. Dedicated to "Jimmy, the terrier, who never doubted, but loved and waited." Many dog-related incidents throughout. Only one other credit found for the author - a short story in Life in 1916. I have glued the threatening leaves in order to preserve it for still another dog/fiction lover who won't mind the well-used look. 275 pp. View more info

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The Talleyrand Maxim

By: Fletcher, J.S.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1920

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007653

Condition: Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Bookstore ink stamp. No other hardcover copies found. No synopsis found. Protagonist is a sleazy young lawyer who is quite comfortable with extra-legal hijinks as long as he isn't found out. Spine ends worn. 295 pp. View more info

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Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus

By: Flower, Jessie Graham

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006882

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original grey cloth illustrated in black and blue on boards. Fifth volume in the series. Grace Harlowe has completed her course and now returns to Overton as an alumnus. Her goal is to take over the direction of Harlowe House, a residence endowed by Mrs. Gray for the use of girls who could not afford such an education otherwise. This book shows careful treatment by the previous owner, whose name is neatly written on first free endpaper. Hinges have been carefully glued to correct the inevitable cracking of the paper over these joints. Photo shows the fully-illustrated cover. 256 pp. View more info

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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