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The Long Beat Home

By: Gladwin, Peter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1954

Edition: First Published in Great Britain 1954

Seller ID: 002821

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Owner of an ad agncy appears to be the perpetrator of two crimes. A mix of atmosphere, romance, and mystery. Set in Sydney, Australia. Hand soil to DJ. 272 pp. View more info

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The Price of Things

By: Glyn, Elinor

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Auburn, N.Y., The Authors' Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011809

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth on boards. First published by International Magazine Co. in 1918 as "The Awakening of Lady Ardayre." When copyrighted by D. Appleton & Co, in 1919, it was titled, "Family." Glyn was known for her beauty and her sexy novels, of which this is among the better ones. 270 pp. View more info

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Falcons of the Frontier

By: Gorman, Major J.T.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 006778

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Colonel Bathspur, in charge of a regiment in India, has arranged for his ailing son, Lawney, to join him for six months away from school in England. One day as they are playing golf, a native boy saves Lawney from a venomous snake. He becomes Lawney's caddie and friend. Little do they realize what the future will bring ! 224 pp. View more info

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The Violent Season

By: Goulet, Robert

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1962

Edition: First British Edition 1962

Seller ID: 012644

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. DJ has short tear at top rear. Unusual setting for a brothel is a Quebec factory which formerly turned out rosary beads. Half-a-dozen leaves carelessly separated. 288 pp. View more info

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Winged Pharaoh

By: Grant, Joan

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker, Ltd.: 1938

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 011561

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped and taped. Previous owner's bookplate. To the author, the story is composed of personal recollections of her previous lives. When Sekeeta develops extra-sensory powers she is sent to the temple, where she learns to recall the past . 382 pp. View more info

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I, Claudius; From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., International Collectors Library: 1961

Seller ID: 012717

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Light corner wear. A novel written as an autobiography of Roman Emperor Claudius, from the date of Caligula's death to his own in the year 54 A.D. 395 pp. View more info

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Arizona Ames

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1932

Seller ID: 005668

Condition: Good


Original tan cloth on boards. Covers very clean. Edges foxed. DJ chipped all round. Alternate title, Gun Trouble in Tonto Basin. "This is a book filled with action and excitement, " according to the DJ. 310 pp. View more info

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Wild Horse Mesa

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1952

Edition: Great Western Edition, #50

Seller ID: 007292

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown paper boards with ZG emblem, backed in brown cloth. A hundred men hunt for one magnificent wild stallion. Christmas sticker inside back cover. 365 pp. View more info

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The Vanishing American

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1925

Seller ID: 005667

Condition: Good Plus


Original brown cloth decorated in blue on boards. DJ has numerous small edge tears, taped inside. Edges freckled with foxing. One of five titles first published in 1925. A melodramatic treatment of mistreatment - in this case of Native Americans, with a romantic theme. 308 pp. View more info

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Code of the West

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007312

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original tan paper boards covered in ZG motif, backed in brown cloth. "Action blazed in Tonto Basin, as a beautiful stranger from the East faced the stern justice of the Code of the West." DJ. Small repaired tear head of DJ spine. No writing. 309 pp. View more info

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The Invasion (The Works of Gerald Griffin, Vol. 9)

By: Griffin, Gerald

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., D. & J. Sadlier & Co.:

Edition: American Edition

Seller ID: 005531

Condition: Good


Original green cloth blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Tiny loss head of backstrip. This edition is the only one including this title. Pp. 24-74 have minor chipping at foredge, not affecting legibility. First published in 1832, this novel is based on an actual invasion at Munster, repelled by Airtree. The author's intent was to enable his readers to grasp an authentic picture of their heritage. This copy is handsoiled and internally worn, but holding together and easily readable. 545 pp. View more info

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Replay

By: Grimwood, Ken

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Arbor House: 1986

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 007508

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black paper boards. If you could live your life over again....Imagine dying and then coming back to life 25 years younger. Would you make a better job of it the second time ? Book is clean and undamaged. DJ is chipped head and foot. 249 pp. View more info

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Fanny Essler (Vol. II only)

By: Grove, Frederick Philip

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003866

ISBN: 0-88750-526-0

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ gives ISBN 0-88750-527-9. Novel written in 1905, said to be based on the author's relationship with Else Plotz Endell. Grove was a German who emigrated to Ohio and then to Manitoba. Previous owner's name and minor corner bumps. 232 pp. in Vol. II. View more info

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Don Camillo and His Flock

By: Guareschi, Giovanni

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006431

Condition: Very Good


Original tweedy blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Don Camillo is the village priest, whose constant adversary is Peppone, the Communist mayor. Translated by Frances Frenay. 250 pp. View more info

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Twin Roses, and How They Were Trained

By: Guernsey, Lucy Ellen

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1868

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009179

Condition: Good


Original dark grey-blue cloth on blindstamped boards.Author is identified on this title as the author of "Irish Amy" and "Nelly, or the Best Inheritance." This book seems to be directed to parents of young children as to how to rear them, with religious overtones typical of this publisher. Cocked. A short tear at the foot of the rear joint, and another at the foot of the frontispiece. 326 pp. View more info

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A Prince in the Garret

By: Gunter, Archibald Clavering

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012023

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Gunter was active at the end of the 19th Century as novelist and playwright. In 1902 he wrote A Florida Enchantment, which featured a duo sex change. I found no reviews of this present title. 272 pp. View more info

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Helen's Babies

By: Habberton, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Co.:

Seller ID: 012150

Condition: Good to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. A bachelor salesman is trying to decide where to spend his vacation when he gets a letter from his married sister. Humorous, educational fun ! DJ has pieces missing. Book has shelf wear. Book is very clean, and printed from new plates. 247 pp. View more info

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Aunt Jane of Kentucky

By: Hall, Eliza Calvert

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Co.: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008727

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original grey decorative cloth on boards. Two previous owners' names. Aunt Jane will warm your heart, and the quilting chapter will be of interest to any devotee. 283 pp. View more info

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The Golden Image

By: Hamill, Ethel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Co.: 1959

Seller ID: 002075

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Plastic jacket taped top and bottom to good DJ. St. Joseph's Hospital Nurses' Library stamp, but this one is romantic fiction rather than nursing-related as many of Hamill's others are. A little musty. 220 pp. View more info

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The Cardinal's Snuff-Box

By: Harland, Henry

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010997

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards. Lower right corner of dedication page missing. Previous owner's name. No other writing or damage. I found the expression "burned his ships" puzzling until I checked it on Google. The conversation in general is effusive and ornamental. One reviewer described it as "clunky." Apparently the author had converted to Catholicism recently. Perhaps he sought to impress with a too-generous helping of new knowledge. 319 pp. View more info