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Strike the Lutine Bell

By: Johnson, Victor H.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1958

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008208

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ nicked at foot and worn head and foot. The Lutine bell is a part of the history of Lloyd's shipping industry. The bell is rung once to mark a ship which is lost, and twice for a safe arrival. The story concerns a Greek ship, the Amphitrite, overloaded with ore and heading out from Norstad into the Norwegian Sea. The American crew is already mutinous from various causes, and their anger is brought to bear on Mavros, the captain. 215 pp. View more info

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Lily of the Valley

By: Jones, Jack

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Published in Great Britain 1952

Seller ID: 003731

Condition: Very Good


Bright maroon cloth on boards. DJ chipped all round, but nothing missing. No writing. A novel about a Welsh girl from the Valleys who makes a name for herself, singing in London. 210 pp. View more info

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Three Bad Men; Based on the Novel,"Over the Border" By Herman Whitaker

By: Jorgensen, Nels Leroy

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002912

Condition: Fair to Good


Original red cloth with black lettering on boards. Front. of Olive Borden as Lee Carlton and George O'Brien as Tom Neville, with several additional full-page halftone photos from the 1926 movie produced and directed by John Ford. Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed. Previous owner's bookplete with scribbled-out name. Lightly shaken, with wear to head and foot of backstrip. 314 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Derry of Dunn's House

By: Judd, Alfred

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 004934

Condition: Very Good


Original tan illustrated cloth on boards. Prize bookplate. DJ rubbed, with light chipping head and foot. A wonderful example of English schoolboy fiction in good condition. 208 pp. View more info

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The Mystery of the Ivory Charm

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1936

Seller ID: 004056

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original solid blue cloth lettered in orange on boards. White spine DJ by Tandy. Orange endpapers. Wartime paper. Lists to The Quest of the Missing Map on DJ, so believed publication date is 1942. Previous owner's name in pencil. Numerous invisible tape repairs inside DJ. 216 pp. The girls are waiting for a train when they intervene in an incident between two members of a circus troupe. Ghostwritten by Mildred Wirt. View more info

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The Man Who Rode Midnight

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday: 1987

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000148

Condition: Very Good


Original blue half-cloth on red boards, DJ has minor inside tape repair, and some signs of blue offset from cover. "West Texas hasn't changed much in the nearly seventy years Wes Hendricks has been a cowboy... . Now his grandson, fresh from college, has come to convince him otherwise, to show him West Texas has changed." One can almost hear the sparks start to fly ! 261 pp. Price-clipped. View more info

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Adrienne's Miracle

By: Kent, Elsie L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Brown's Flat, N.B., Miracles in Action Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012471

ISBN: 978-0-9866393-0

Condition: Very Good


Photo-cover paperback. Well-written fictional account with evangelical flavour. 276 pp. View more info

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Crescent Carnival

By: Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 010845

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing except previous owner's initials. Story of three generations of life between two families in Louisiana. Several positive reviews on the net. 807 pp. Might need extra postage. Edition unknown - no hand mirror on cover. View more info

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The Back of the Turtle

By: King, Thomas

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Harper Collins Publishers, Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010546

ISBN: 978-1-444343-16

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon paper backed in black cloth on boards. A brilliant scientist returns home to find that everyone he knew has disappeared, apparently victims of the disaster he had created. He rescues a drowning girl, and then there are more.... He forgets what he came here to do. 518 pp. View more info

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Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet; An Autobiography

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Daily Telegraph:

Seller ID: 010391

Condition: Good Plus


Brown 3/4 leather on vellum boards. Normal age wear to cover. No writing. This novel grew out of the Chartist movement of 1848, when the Church of England first recognized the plight of manual labourers. Kingsley was greatly influenced by Thomas Carlyle, who is the character, Mackay, in the novel. 311 pp. View more info

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Shoeless Joe (Signed)

By: Kinsella, W.P.

Price: $225.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton-Mifflin Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005455

ISBN: 0-395-32047-X

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark grey paper boards backed in beige cloth. Signed, "Bill Kinsella" on title. Four tiny, nearly imperceptible repaired tears to DJ. No other damage or writing. Squeaky clean from Ray's homestead on the front to the empty bleachers on the back. "A warm-hearted, hilarious, outrageous novel about the power of dreams to move people, to make them come alive again." - DJ. Winner of the Houghton-Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. Number line ends in 1. 265 pp. View more info

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The Singer of the Kootenay; A Tale of To-day

By: Knowles, Rolbert E.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Fleming H. Revell: 1911

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006390

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth with mountain scene on boards. Previous owner's name. The Reverend Armitage Seymour, of St. Enoch's Church, Wardsville, is selected as a missionary to British Columbia in tandem with a singer. A minister himself, the author is credited with preaching a sermon that was largely responsible for Galt's going "dry." 368 pp. View more info

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The Way of the Four Winds

By: Kokko, Yrjo

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1954

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008845

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name scribbled out. Translated by Naomi Walford. The home of the Laplanders occupies the northern limits of four countries, yet has no recognizable boundaries of its own. This is a novel illustrated by several b/w photos. 286 pp. with index. View more info

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Sweet Bobby

By: Kurtzman, Joel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill: 1974

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000495

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth with orange lettering, good DJ. A novel which grew out of the author's work as group therapist in a mental hospital. A novel about violence and victims. 143 pp. View more info

The Golden Road

By: L. M. Montgomery

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012995

Condition: Good


Colour frontispiece of Sara Stanley from painting by George Gibbs matches cover. 369 pp. plus catalog. Previous owner's name and pasted patch on First Free Endpaper. Second previous owner's name on Second Free Endpaper. On consignment, so regular discount of 20 per cent does not apply. View more info

Kilmeny of the Orchard

By: L. M. Montgomery

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012996

Condition: Good Minus


First Impression, April, 1910. No first free endpaper. Frontispiece of Kilmeny and three additional illustrations in color by George Gibbs. Last leaf of 256 pp. chipped along outside edge, not affecting text. Head and foot of spine worn. First state of first impression proved by absence of Kilmeny's warning to Eric on page 239. Front hinge cracked. Cover grubby. On sale by consignment, so our regular 20 per cent discount to booksellers does not apply. View more info

Anne of the Island

By: L. M. Montgomery

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company: 1915

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 012998

Condition: Good


Grey cloth on boards, front hinge cracked. 326 pp. plus 18-page fiction catalog. Colour frontispiece and cover portraits of Anne by H.Weston Taylor. Gift note in ink dated Sept. 30, 1916, "to Miss Hobbs from A.E. Sargent 'Wellesley Hospital' Toronto." Light shelf wear to foot of spine. View more info

Chronicles of Avonlea

By: L. M. Montgomery

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Company: 1912

Edition: Third Impression, September, 1912

Seller ID: 012999

Condition: Very Good


Identical colour portraits of Anne on cover and frontispiece by George Gibbs. Stories about Anne's friends and neighbours of Avonlea, composed largely of gossip enough to fill the 306 pp., followed by 6-page catalog. Last free endpaper removed. Selling on consignment, so bookseller discount does not apply. View more info

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A Very Political Lady

By: LaMarsh, Judy

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009726

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No marks or damage. The author served in the Pearson cabinet, following which she wrote Memoirs of a Bird in a Gilded Cage.. Some readers described it as fiction. LaMarsh adds, "Now I'm writing fiction, and everyone says it's fact." - DJ. 207 pp. View more info

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Anna and the King of Siam

By: Landon, Margaret

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longman's Green: 1944

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 002125

Condition: Good Plus


Original maroon cloth on boards. Minor corner tip wear. Remains of library card pocket. No names or other marks. Rear hinge glued. 387 pp. plus Author's Note. View more info