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Sandpeep

By: Boggs, Sara E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1906

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005164

Condition: Good Minus


Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in yellow on boards. Two of four illustrations are missing. Front endpaper missing. Cover worn, but holding together well. A delightful first-person novel of Sandpeep, a girl of the east coast who lives with Aunt Hit after her father dies early. 421 pp. View more info

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Turnip-Tops

By: Boileau, Ethel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.,Ltd.:

Edition: 38th Thousand

Seller ID: 011765

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1937). Believed issued in 1933, and brought out later by E.P. Dutton in Boston or New York City under the title, A Gay Family. Story begins with Mother praising her daughter, and develops into warm, wholesome account. There are also two sons. One reviewer on DJ calls it "exquisite" and "sensitive". What do you think ? 256 pp. plus ads. DJ torn and rough. View more info

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Parton's Island

By: Boles, Paul Darcy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001990

Condition: Fine


Original green cloth with gilt spine lettering on boards. Bright and clean. "A novel of two boys and an island they made their own." - Second front endpaper. 220 pp. plus ad. View more info

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Danger on the Coast; A Story of Nova Scotia

By: Bonner, Mary Graham

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1941

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000475

Condition: Very Good Plus


Original orange cloth on boards, without fault or blemish. DJ good, but I taped small tears inside to prevent further damage, except thumb-sized piece missing from bottom rear. 250 pp. plus ad. View more info

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Kitty Canary

By: Bosher, Kate Langley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002231

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with black lettering. Mysterious white specks on cover. Bosher (1865-1932) was an active speaker on Women's Suffrage, especially in Virginia. 190 pp. plus ads. View more info

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The Road is Before Us

By: Boulton, Agnes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1944

Edition: Second Impression Stated

Seller ID: 010832

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. One internet source states that this novel received good reviews, none of which I could find, including one from the New York Times. Boulton married Eugene O'Neill, and together they had Oona, who married Charlie Chaplin. The author uses racial terms considered inappropriate today. 227 pp. View more info

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Rufus Starbuck's Wife

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1932

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002776

Condition: Good


Original magenta cloth with black lettering on boards. Spine faded, and abrasion to corners and spine. First edition. Price reduced for condition. This is a volume of fiction from an author known for her biographies of famous people. No synopsis found. The protagonist appears to be the daughter of a Philadelphia physician. Her goal seems to be to "marry well". Previous owner's name in very light pencil. 332 pp. View more info

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White Wolves

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little,Brown: 1927

Edition: C. 1927, Published Jan., 1927

Seller ID: 000413

Condition: Good


Original light brown cloth on boards, title in black within blue box. No DJ. Bookseller's stamp and small inscription on FFEP. Minor edge wear and careless dog-earing, but not affecting text, which is clean and complete. Cocked. 298 pp. Bertha Muzzy Bower (1871-1940) was an American woman writer of "Westerns". Her first and best-liked of this type was Chip of the Flying U - Reader's Encyclopedia. View more info

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Cabin Fever; A Novel

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005222

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Previous owner's name. Edges grimy. Begins with the author's ruminations about the malady, and then takes up the story just as the protagonist, Bud Moore, is having serious problems with his wife, who has a young baby. 291 pp. View more info

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The Quirt

By: Bower, B.M. (Bertha Muzzy Sinclair-Cowan)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1920

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 005683

Condition: Fair to Good


Original blue-green cloth on boards. The less you have, the more careful you are of your possessions. Hunter and Johnson owned a good spread, but they kept a close watch on it - except when they were sick or had drunk too much. 298 pp. Previous owner's name. Some cover scuffing. View more info

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Burning Water

By: Bowering, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Musson Book Company: 1980

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009727

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black paper boards. Unclipped DJ has two small edge tears. Remainder mark. Burning Water, the author's third novel, won the Governor General's Award for Fiction. It is a story about George Vancouver. 258 pp. View more info

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Sea, Forest, and Prairie

By: Boys and Girls of Canada

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Dougall & Son: 1893

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003644

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Some loose prelims. A collection of short stories written by Canadian school children and selected to represent various provinces. Minor abrasion to head and foot of spine. 323 pp. View more info

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Rage in Silence; A Novel Based on the Life of Goya

By: Braider, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head, Ltd.: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007952

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue paper boards. Clear plastic wrapper over DJ. Library discard. "Few artists have ever been so cursed by tragedy and so elevated by happiness as Goya." - DJ. 318 pp. View more info

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Two Thrilling Terms

By: Breary, Nancy

Price: $15.00

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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Enchanter's Nightshade

By: Bridge, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1937

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002524

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth with gilt motif on boards. Previous owner's name, bookplate and sticker. No other marks or damage. Alleged to be her best novel to date. 459 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

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

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

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

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

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