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Tales of the Fish Patrol

By: London, Jack

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010444

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing. Fading to cover. If you're ever sailing in San Francisco Bay and hanker to capture a Chinese junk, this is the book for you ! 243 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Janice Day at Poketown

By: Long, Helen Beecher

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, George Sully and Co.: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011059

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked and glued. Rear hinge cracked. Previous owner's name and address in very light pencil. No other writing. This book is one copy of a series, since three additional titles are shown on title page. Frontispiece and three additional illustrations. Poketown turns out to be a "do-nothing place", and "its beauty, for Janice Day, faded before she was halfway up the hill to her uncle's house."- p. 21. 308 pp. View more info

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The Buscadero

By: Loomis, Noel M.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Comany: 1953

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 005466

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has short repaired tears head and foot of spine. Tom Bell was a frontier newspaperman in New Mexico Territory, where being ready to back up your words with your guns was important. When he sees the man whose place at the Doblado Sentinel he intends to take murdered, he is driven to write some strong editorials, which result in the successful defense of the town against the outlaws. 200 pp. View more info

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Trouble Shooter

By: Loomis, Noel M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006864

ISBN: 0002477726

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Set in New Mexico in 1887. Tom Bell has just bought a newspaper business, and the man from whom he bought it is in a hurry to leave town. He didn't leave soon enough. 192 pp. View more info

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Stronger Than Death

By: Loranger, Alexina (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Co.: 1893

Edition: Library Edition - Harvard Series

Seller ID: 002534

Condition: Good


Original red cloth fully decorated in black. Obviously an inexpensive binding, but clean and sound. Cover spotting and edge wear. Brief inscription. 317 pp. View more info

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The Captain of the Janizaries

By: Ludlow, James M.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012692

Condition: Good Plus


Black cloth on boards. A story of adventure in the scond quarter of the 15th Century. It tells of the return to Albania of Castriot, called Scanderbeg, who had fought the Turks and rejected Islam. 404 pp. Page edges grubby. View more info

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Call to Battle

By: Lull, Roderick

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran, and Co.: 1943

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010836

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. A novel about Japanese invasion of Oregon, with a romantic element. 304 pp. View more info

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Law of the Forty-fives

By: MacDonald, William Colt

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Triangle Books: 1938

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005570

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Unusually good condition, despite previous owner's name and tanning to text block. Copyright by the author in 1933, with no other recorded printings, although published under the title, The Sunrise Guns, in 1936. MacDonald was editor of the Boston Evening Transcript, but turned out a number of popular Westerns as well. 316 pp. View more info

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The Window-Gazer

By: MacKay, Isabel Ecclestone

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1921

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 000914

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue cloth with dark blue borders and lettering, no DJ. First Canadian Edition. Interesting inscription: "Dear Elizabeth, hope you will enjoy reading this book. The author is a friend of mine whom I met in Vancouver. Yours with love, E. Bolton, Christmas 1921." Large, faint black smudge on half-title, tiny puncture in spine, OW very good. 308 pp. View more info

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Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

By: Maclaren, Ian

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co.:

Seller ID: 012412

Condition: Good to Very Good


Small hardcover, lavishly decorated in florals on cover and spine. The schoolmaster, Domsie, is in high spirits upon learning that one of his pupils, George Howe, has won first place in Humanity and Greek in college entrance tests. 182 pp. The occasional letter has failed to print due to lack of ink. View more info

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The New Paul and Virginia; Or Positivism On An Island

By: Mallock, W.H.

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1878

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 001947

Condition: Good Minus


Original brown cloth with woven design framed in black on boards. Gilt spine title. Very small spine ends worn away. Cover is deceptively clean and attractive, but there is evident gutter strain and some gatherings are quite insecure. No gluing. An amusing novel about two well-known society types marooned by shipwreck on an island - a spoof of the prevailing Positivism philosophy. 144 pp. plus 40-page catalog. Previous owner's initials and date in tiny ink script. View more info

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Our Next-Door Neighbors

By: Maniates, Belle K.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild, & Stewart, Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 012714

Condition: Good Plus


Orange cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. "Some people have children born unto them, some acquire children and others have children thrust upon them. Silvia and I are of the last named class." So begins this action-packed account of a couple who become the unwilling caretakers of the neighbours' five children. 280 pp. View more info

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In the House of Another

By: Mantle, Beatrice

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Century Company: 1920

Seller ID: 007196

Condition: Good Plus


Original yellow cloth on boards. First edition in book form, after publication in Sunset Magazine. Previous owner's name in light pencil. Covers grubby. No synopsis was found. It seems to be the story of a woman troubled by mental problems. 318 pp. View more info

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Victorious Troy, or The Hurrying Angel

By: Masefield, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1935

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009449

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Library discard. Permanently remembered for "I must go down to the sea again," Masefield also wrote this novel of a grain boat running into trouble in the South Pacific in 1922 .Covers evenly worn and rear hinge cracked. Text unmarked and easily read. 308 pp. with Glossary. View more info

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Miranda of the Balcony

By: Mason, A.E.W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1899

Seller ID: 004842

Condition: Good


Original blue blindstamped cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. First gathering glued to prevent separation. Both hinges cracked. British author of over 20 novels served in WW I. 312 pp. View more info

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The Hour Before the Dawn

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Sun Dial Press: 1943

Seller ID: 010826

Condition: Very Good


Black paper boards. No writing or damage. England in WW II. Several positive reviews online. 307 pp. View more info

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Flight to the Villa Mistra

By: Maxwell, Vicky

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins: 1973

Seller ID: 004615

ISBN: 0002332396

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue cloth on boards. Bright and clean. No synopsis or description found. 158 pp. View more info

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Hill Rise

By: Maxwell, W.B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1907

Edition: Believed First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 002854

Condition: Good Plus


Original tan cloth with black titles on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Cover hand soil and foxing freckles on front edge. No publication date given. Maxwell was the fourth son of prominent novelist Mary Elizabeth Braddon, and became one himself. Apparently an aristocratic momma's boy, he did see three years' active duty in World War I, starting when he was past 50 ! Arthur Conan Doyle had high praise for his writing, which seemed to center on goings-on of the British upper crust. Maxwell never lost his sense of superiority through his impressive career. I could find no synop... View more info

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A Fair Saxon

By: McCarthy, Justin

Price: $265.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Sheldon & Co.: 1873

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003954

Condition: Good


Original rust-coloured cloth with gold lettering and black decoration on boards. Minor corner wear, edge wear, and soil, but holding together very well and easily readable. The author was an Anti-Parnellite MP whose real love was books. This is his third novel, in which an MP is accused of supporting the Fenians. See photo. 468 pp. View more info

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The Second Chance

By: McClung Nellie L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006956

Condition: Good Plus


Original bright red cloth illustrated with colour pastedown of six children on boards. No writing. Foxing freckles to edges only. First free endpaper missing. Fragments of DJ say "Illustrated in Colour" but no illustrations inside. A further account of Pearlie Watson, who was introduced in her first book, Sowing Seeds in Danny. 369 pp. View more info