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Two Thrilling Terms

By: Breary, Nancy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009948

Condition: Good to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Sally Latham can think of nothing else than going to boarding school in five days' time ! Her Godfather will pay her way to attend Creighton Towers. Dated and decidedly British, but perhaps valuable as a lesson in past manners and speech. Previous owner's name and other writing on rear endpapers. 2244 pp. View more info

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The Bronte Sisters: Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Jane Eyre

By: Bronte Sisters

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd.: 1982

Seller ID: 003978

ISBN: 0-7064-1800-X

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue leatherette heavily decorated and lettered in gold on boards. All edges gilt, with some rubbed away. No other damage and no writing. An elegant volume, perfect as a gift. Heavy, so please inquire for postage before ordering. 815 pp. View more info

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Rash Romance

By: Brookman, Laura Lou

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Seller ID: 008292

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Can't find a review, but it seems to be one of several closely-related pieces by the same author. This one begins in an office occupied by five typists in a publishing house. 367 pp. View more info

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They Ride Again

By: Brooks, Collin

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews and Marrott, Limited: 1934

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010214

Condition: Good


Faded blue cloth on boards 20 date stamps from local lending library. Cocked. The author known for detective stories has given us instead a rousing tale of make-believe, of stagecoaches and highwaymen. A piece of dust jacket glued to first endpaper. 333 pp. View more info

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The Channel Shore (A Novel)

By: Bruce, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Formac Publishing Company, Ltd.: 1988

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006491

ISBN: 0887800653

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated cover paperback. Gutter strain pp. 214-215 lightly glued to prevent separation. No writing. Four adults in 1919 cope with life on a Nova Scotia shore, battling boredom, religious bigotry, death, and moving away, However, "the family bonds formed and their firm roots in the place prove stronger than ties of blood." - back cover. Glowing testimonies. 398 pp. View more info

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Mr. Standfast; An Enthralling Present Day Romance

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1919

Seller ID: 003736

Condition: Good Plus


Original black softcover backed in black cloth. Minor wear head and foot of backstrip. No other damage and no writing. Follows 39 Steps and Greenmantle. 339 pp. View more info

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John Burnet of Barns; A Romance

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005034

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. A lifelong competition between two brothers, one a border "reiver" and the other a soldier. 317 pp. View more info

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The Moon Endureth; Tales and Fancies

By: Buchan, John

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007543

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ complete, with light wear head and foot. Previous owner's name and gift note. Pieces written originally for Blackwood's Magazine, except two written for Grey Weather earlier. From the Pentlands Looking North and South, The Company of the Marjolaine, A Lucid Interval, The Lemnian, Space, Streams of Water in the South, The Grove of Ashtaroth, The Riding of Ninemileburn, The Kings of Orion, The Green Glen, The Rime of True Thomas, and several more. 307 pp. View more info

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The Free Fishers

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1950

Edition: Twelfth Impression

Seller ID: 007544

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. DJ spine missing two inches at foot, and taped inside. Set in the early 19th Century, the protagonist becomes entangled with a secret society and a scheme to assassinate the Prime Minister. 320 pp. View more info

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The Three Hostages

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007546

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has long fold tear and missing bits head and foot. Previous owner's name. Frontispiece map of Machray and Haripol Forests. This story precedes The Island of Sheep (Listed separately). Richard Hannay is called out of retirement with Mary in the Cotswolds to solve the kidnaping of three children of prominent people. Sandy Arbuthnot helps. 319 pp. View more info

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The Island of Sheep

By: Buchan, John

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, Limited: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009886

Condition: Good Plus


In three parts: Fosse, Laverlaw, and The Island of Sheep. The criminal gang is finally subdued. No writing. Colpitts Stationer's gum label. 318 pp. Next year after The House of the Four Winds, but set 12 years later. View more info

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A Prince of the Captivity

By: Buchan, John

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009900

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Tiny finger pull tear at head of spine. Boy meets fly-by-night girl and marries her. When he takes credit for her bouncing cheque he is jailed and loses his army commission. Now free, he serves as a spy in Belgium and later goes to Greenland to rescue a wealthy explorer. 383 pp. View more info

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The Half-Hearted

By: Buchan, John

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1928

Seller ID: 011732

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. The main character is constantly torn between his interests and his social values. Recommended to the reader who recognizes its strengths and forgets its shortcomings. 383 pp. View more info

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A Prince of the Captivity

By: Buchan, John

Price: $32.00 USD

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1933

Seller ID: 011733

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. DJ shipped head and foot of spine. One reviewer suggests that he should have stayed with Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle ( two other Buchan novels). In this one, our hero is arrested for apparently forging a relative's paycheque, only to discover that his wife did it. Another reviewer suggests not making this novel your first exposure to Buchan. 357 pp. View more info

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The Dancing Floor

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Seller ID: 011734

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards. Worn and grubby. Buchan readers point out that this one is different. Through the eyes of Leithen, the girl changes frfom a vulgar flapper to a nearly-tragic heroine. 286 pp. View more info

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Mr. Standfast

By: Buchan, John

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1919

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011735

Condition: Good


Beige cloth on boards. This book shows edge wear and grubby top edges. Third of the Hannay series. Don't make the mistake of checking reviews on the internet. If you want the full treatment just plow in ! Surely one of the most intricate and inventive stories of the WW I era ! 374 pp. Note: In case you become a Buchan addict, we have lots more of his titles in our store. Just ask ! View more info

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The Courts of the Morning

By: Buchan, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011736

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Buchan invents a country, and then claims that the problems of the West will be settled between it and the United States. How so? 384 pp. View more info

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Pavilion of Women

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1946

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 005088

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. DJ edge-chipped and missing thumb-size piece. Previous owner's name. The story of upper class Chinese society as witnessed by the author in the 40's, in novel form. 316 pp. View more info

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Strait is the Gate

By: Buckingham, Marjorie

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Oliphants Limited: 1956

Edition: First - First Published 1956

Seller ID: 006233

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ torn at corner folds and taped inside. No writing. The central figure of the book is a young woman with a lovely singing voice whose parents are conservative church-goers. She experience "true conversion" when a new minister arrives. 224 pp. View more info

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Kathleen's Love Story

By: Burnett, Frances H.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Hurst & Co.: 1878

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003135

Condition: Good


Original green cloth with full pictorial pastedown on boards. Little information found on this title, which was issued as "Kathleen" apparently. Previous owner's name and address. 212 pp. View more info