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Love Bound; A Story of Gilded Kisses

By: Burton, Beatrice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1926

Seller ID: 007097

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original gey-green cloth on boards. Sequel to Footloose. A young woman struggles to support her family, keep her younger sister out of trouble, and pursue the man she loves, all at the same time. An early lowbrow romance novel. DJ chipped head and foot, but nearly intact. 382 pp. View more info

The Woman Hater

By: Cameron, John Alexander Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company Limited: 1912

Seller ID: 012158

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name snipped from first free endpaper. Early chapters suggest the topic to be consolidation of public schools. While you read you'll pick up a new dialect. 297 pp. View more info

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The Hidden Road

By: Camp, Wadsworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page, & Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005245

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original copper cloth lettered in black on boards. A soldier returned from the war is disgusted with his family and friends. Previous owner's name, otherwise clean and sound. 334 pp. View more info

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Nellie's Memories

By: Carey, Rosa N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: 011303

Condition: Good


Nellie, who at 21 has just lost her mother, tells her own story. Middle class life in England near the end of the 19th Century. Wear to head and foot of spine. 546 pp. View more info

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The Pride of the Town

By: Carman, Dorothy Walworth

Price: $26.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers: 1926

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004240

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth lettered in black on boards. Piece of DJ glued inside front cover. Two previous owners' names, but no other marks or damage. I could find no synopsis or any further information except that the author is credited with another popular book, Faith of Our Fathers. 365 pp. View more info

Herself Surprised

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1950

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 012871

Condition: Good Plus


First published in 1941 by Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary, an Irish novelist, as the first of a trilogy, to be followed by To Be a Pilgrim(1942) and The Horse's Mouth(1944), which together succeeded in gaining a level of respect not accomplished heretofore in spite of several attempts. This author is a prime example of determination winning out over nearly lifelong poor health. 216 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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The Trail of a Tenderfoot

By: Chalmers, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Outing Publishing Company: 1911

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002661

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial pastedown on boards. Dark spot and short scrape on front cover and four small depressed white spots on rear cover. No other marks, damage, or writing. The tenderfoot is a New York City office worker with a gun fetish. He can't wait to go hunting for deer in the Adirondacks. Racial slurs. Other stories in the book: Stalking the Slippery Seal, Deep Sea Fishing with a Fly Rod, An Ex-Tenderfoot and a Buck, Savages fo... View more info

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Ebony Bob; The Adventures of a Slave Boy

By: Chamberlin, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 000967

Condition: Fair


Original green cloth on boards, no DJ. Soiled, foxed, edgeworn, no EPs, and first of four illustrations MISSING. Still, rare enough and important enough to preserve. 96 pp. View more info

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Six Boys

By: Champney, Elizabeth W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1893

Seller ID: 007137

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth on boards, title in gilt. Probable first edition. Very little background found on this volume. The author (1850-1922) was born in Ohio and attended Vassar, graduating in 1869. She travelled widely, which provided ample material for her many books, titles of which often begin with "Romance of (place)..." Interior is clean and sound, but previous owner has autographed the prelims a few too many times. 235 pp. View more info

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Her Second Chance

By: Channon, E.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet:

Seller ID: 000492

Condition: Good


RARE. Bright red cloth with mounted horsemen/women in black, no DJ. Tiny tear repaired top of spine. P.O.N.(twice). In, around and about a very British girls' school. 255 pp.plus ad for Cavalcade Series. NO other copies found. View more info

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Two in Form Four

By: Chaundler, Christine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1931

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007280

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards. Gift inscription and pencil drawing on endpapers. Interior clean and cover hand-soiled. No synopsis found for this story of two classmates in a private girls' school in England. This author also wrote "Jill the Outsider." 191 pp. View more info

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Wallingford and Blackie Daw

By: Chester, George Randolph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McLeod and Allen:

Seller ID: 002662

Condition: Very Good


Original reddish-brown blindstamped cloth with gilt all-cap titles cover and spine. One of a series by Chester, buoyed along by slangy narrative characteristic of slightly dishonest politics and business, practiced together. Copyright 1913 by Bobbs-Merrill, which leads me to believe this copy is the first Canadian edition. Previous owner's name. 401 pp. View more info

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Day of Wrath

By: Child, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson: 1945

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009728

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No marks or damage. The story of a Jew's treatment under Hitler. No further reviews found. Ryerson Fiction Award. 274 pp. View more info

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The Book of Promethea

By: Cixous, Helene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010601

ISBN: 0-8032-6343-0

Condition: Good


The author "describes a love between two women in its totality,experienced as both physical presence and a sense of infinity." - back cover. Very light notes, underlines, and dog-ears in the first 50 pp. only. 211 pp. View more info

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The Word for Home

By: Clark, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin/Viking: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 004846

ISBN: 0670911216

Condition: Near Fine


Original grey paper boards backed in black cloth. Sadie and her little sister, Flora, have been uprooted from their home in Canada. Their father has put them into a boarding home in St. John's while he prospects for gold. The operator of the boarding home is not nice, and the girls at school are no better. And then the money stops....281 pp. View more info

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The Fairclough Family

By: Clarke, Mrs. Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, Limited: 1903

Seller ID: 006252

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth illustrated with lady painter on boards. Previous owner's name hardly visible on dark-coloured endpaper. No other writing and no damage. No synopsis found. Kathy Fairclough is the eldest of four children of the widower, Dr. Fairclough, an academic. Only 14 when her mother died, Kathy has taken her place in caring for the children, as well as helping her father and teaching. 288 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Under Sealed Orders

By: Cody, H. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011271

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1930). Normal wear. Cover spot. The author has used this novel to condemn the practice of auctioning off indigent persons to the highest bidder, of which there is ample evidence in New Brunswick. The author was for many years minister of an Anglican Church in Saint John's South End. 318 pp. View more info

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The Trail of the Golden Horn

By: Cody, H.A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., George H. Doran Company: 1923

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005313

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original tan cloth lettered in orange on boards. Laid in is a note in blue "ditto": "244 Madison Avenue, New York. This book is not published until September ( 21, 1923 - handstamped) It is specially requested that you do not review it before that date. GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY." Another of the popular novels set in the far North by an Anglican clergyman from Saint John. Rear hinge cracked. 296 pp. View more info

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Jess of the Rebel Trail

By: Cody, H.A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1921

Seller ID: 005314

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue cloth lettered in dark blue on boards. Previous owner's name, with no other writing or damage. Another popular novel by a Saint John clergyman. Begins with a confrontation between a blackmailer and a woman who had exchanged her newborn baby boy for a girl. 277 pp. View more info

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The Frontiersman; A Tale of the Yukon

By: Cody, H.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005468

Condition: Good


Original dark green cloth lettered in white on boards. The author's first novel, which followed his biography of his first bishop in the Yukon. Laid in is the first of two articles from the Saint John Telegraph-Journal, which gives an account of Cody's life by Ted Jones, who wrote Cody's biography, All the Days of His Life, in 1981. 342 pp. View more info