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John Burnet of Barns; A Romance

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00

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 Courts of the Morning

By: Buchan, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006773

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth lettered in red on boards. First free endpaper missing. Last free endpaper shows word Library with no other evidence. Rear pastedown map of The Republic of Olifa. An industrial tycoon wants to rule the world from his base in Olifa. Lightly cocked. 384 pp. View more info

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The Moon Endureth; Tales and Fancies

By: Buchan, John

Price: $150.00

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 s... View more info

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The Free Fishers

By: Buchan, John

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Key Note

By: Burnham, Clara Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1921

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008469

Condition: Good


Original red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked. Writng on rear endpapers. A daughter is shunned by her family for marrying the wrong man. A son is born, and when his mother dies he is put into the care of a mean uncle. The family rallies to provide the boy with a suitable life. 364 pp. View more info

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The Passionate Spectator

By: Burr, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Seltzer: 1921

Seller ID: 007563

Condition: Good Minus


Original green cloth on boards. No writing. Upper half of rear hinge broken through. Hot stuff for 1920 reviewer in New Zealand who ends her review with the putdown, "But Miss Jane Burr and her explanation disgust us." Apparently Miss Burr had the nerve to write about adultery and divorce ! For myself, I started reading out of curiosity and soon found myself on page 60 ! 197 pp. View more info

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De Jongen En De Leeuw

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Rijswijk (Z-H), V.A. Kramers: 1938

Seller ID: 008931

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Text in Dutch. Previous owner's name in light pencil. No other writing and no damage. Undated, but appears to be the 1938 First Edition by comparison on Internet. 212 pp. View more info

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The Mad King

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009359

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has 3-inch tear to bottom of front joint, as well as 1-inch tear to foot. Gift note. No other writing or damage. Set in Lustadt, capital of a fictional European nation before WW I. Opens with a group of men chattering about the possible escape of their mad boy-King. 365 pp. View more info

Pellucidar; A Sequel to " At the Earth's Core"

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012670

Condition: Good Plus


The author of At the Earth's Core receives a letter from an antelope hunter in the Sahara. He has discovered a telegraph box hidden in the sand ! What is at the other end of the wires leading down into the sand ? One of the Adventure Stories. The DJ is chipped at corners and edges, and the front edges of the book cover have faded from moisture. 322 pp. View more info