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This Thing Called Love

By: Cunningham, Louis Arthur

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Louis Carrier & Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008385

Condition: Very Good


Original deep blue cloth on boards. Laid in is a review by a Saint John resident, apparently. The author was a Saint John boy who got a good education and eventually became a successful novelist after brief stints at college teaching. The novel centres on a love triangle composed of a neurotic man who desires, and is much desired by, a shady lady, while at the same time is befriended by an ice-cold lassie who thinks too much. Hot stuff for Saint John in 1929 ! Map endpapers with familiar place names. No writing or damage. 311 pp. View more info

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Monkeys in a Looking Glass

By: Curtis, Wayne

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Dreamcatcher Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 007210

Condition: Fine


Original photo cover trade paperback. A collection of short fictional pieces on various themes, from Che Guevara to the goldfields of the Yukon and back home to New Brunswick. ISBN 1-894372-69-7. 185 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Crater's Gold

By: Curtiss, Philip

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1919

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003416

Condition: Good


Original tan cloth on boards. DJ dusty and spotted and taped inside. Previous owners' names. Very dusty edges. Interior clean and undamaged. The owner of an old house in New England is puzzled by the numbers of offers he receives to buy it. What he doesn't know is that there is said to be treasure buried somewhere nearby. Eventually he discovers an old copper mine ....Oh, yes, and there is romance, too. 325 pp. View more info

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The Danger Trail

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009979

Condition: Good Plus


"For perhaps the first time in his life Howland felt the spirit of romance, of adventure, of sympathy for the picturesque and the unknown surging through his veins."- p. 1. Modern readers might suspect an overdose of Cialis, but this is the first line, so he hasn't met the lady yet. When he does meet her, he nearly gets killed ! It's almost enough to make him forget why he's here - to build a railroad for Mr. Van Horn. (It's Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, President of Canadian Pacific Railway). Faithful readers will pardon my puns and enter into another adventure in the wilder... View more info

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Manon Lescaut: From the French of The Abbé Prévost

By: D'Exiles, Antoine Francois Prévost

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons: 1886

Seller ID: 003176

Condition: Fair to Good


Original red cloth covered spine over attractive mottled brown patterned paper boards. One-inch tear in cloth at edge of lower part of spine. Corners and edges well rubbed. Both hinges cracked. Minor foxing. Newspaper article pasted in on front free endpaper. This is the romantic story of Manon (a poor girl), and her lover, the Chevalier Des Grieux, who forfeits his family fortune to be with her. The novel was controversial when it was first published in 1731, and banned in France. The Abbé Prévost toned down some of the more scandalous details in a version published in 1753. 319 pa... View more info

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Bride for Arundel

By: Daniels, Jan (W.E. Dan Ross)

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012363

Condition: Very Good


Saint John author, Dan Ross, adds another to his list of hundreds of novels under various names. DJ price-clipped. Laid in is a clipping from a local newspaper. View more info

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The Deserter

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner: 1917

Seller ID: 000521

Condition: Very Good


Original brown boards with black lettering and design. A cheap little book, but excellent in condition. Only 43 pp., but not even a P.O.N. to spoil your total enjoyment. View more info

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The Last Enchantment

By: Dawes, Neville

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: 1960

Edition: First - First Published 1960

Seller ID: 009395

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. This novel has proven its lasting worth by being re-published nearly 50 years after this First Edition. Ramsay Tull is privileged to attend Oxford University, but when he gets back home he gets involved in nationalist politics, thereby immersing himself once again in the language and life of Jamaica. Text block tanned. 288 pp. View more info

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The Scourge

By: Dawson, Warrington

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1908

Edition: First Published in 1908

Seller ID: 000687

Condition: Good


Original red cloth with titles in gilt-flowered frame on boards, no DJ. FFEP MISSING. Rare volume, whose author is better known as the son of his mother, Sarah Morgan Dawson. Warrington had had her diaries published after she died, as A Confederate Girl's Diary. Warrington was a friend of Joseph Conrad, but although he wrote at least four other novels as well as The Scourge, never became well known, spending most of his time in France. Only one other copy of this First Edition known. Edges browned and tiny black ink spot on cover. 309 pp, plus 40-page catalog of Methuen offerings, a use... View more info

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The Landloper; The Romance of a Man on Foot

By: Day, Holman

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper and Brothers: 1915

Edition: First(Published July, 1915)

Seller ID: 001714

Condition: Good


Original green cloth on boards. No DJ. Minor rear cover soil, so Good. Previous owner's name and address. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard. Book is sound and clean except as noted. 334 pp. View more info

Blow the Man Down; A Romance of the Coast

By: Day, Holman

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1916

Seller ID: 012810

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Romance between a ship's captain and the owner's daughter. 462 pp. View more info

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About Catherine De Medici

By: De Balzac, H.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Limited: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011870

Condition: Good Plus


Red leather on flexible board. Translated by Clara Bell. Introduction by George Saintsbury. Calvinist Martyr; The Ruggieri's Secret; and The Two Dreams. Top edges gilt. Bookmark. 350 pp. View more info

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Eve Triumphant

By: De Coulevain, Pierre (Jeanne Philomene Laperche)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Goodchild, Limited: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004909

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth, blindstamped in art deco floral brackets, on boards. Translated by Alys Hallard. There seems to be a difference of opinion as to the author's identity. Augustine Favre De Coulevain is also given as the proper name, even though Laperche is heavily favoured. Two American women in Paris and Rome are misunderstood in terms of their freedom and frankness. 459 pp. View more info

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Mary Wakefield

By: De La Roche, Mazo

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001343

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards. DJ price clipped. Previous owner's name. Very crisp and clean. This novel comes between The Building of Jalna and Morning at Jalna in the Whiteoaks series. 296 pp. View more info

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Wakefield's Course (Whiteoaks Edition)

By: De La Roche, Mazo

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Co.: 1941

Edition: Whiteoaks Edition - Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003040

Condition: Good Plus


Original green blindstamped cloth on boards. Ink inscription and minor corner tip wear. Great British humour, according to reviews on the net. 406 pp. View more info

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Corn in Egypt

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1941

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004184

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. A junior chartered accountant leaves the firm and heads back to the land. No writing and no damage. 332 pp. View more info

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Sorrell and Son

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010392

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. No writing. Small corner tears to DJ. The number of internet reviews suggests that this 20's novel of a worker's life in Britain touches a variety of heartstrings. Some pity the man without a wife and the boy without a mother. Others bewail the negative portrayal of women as a group. Regardless, there's lots to think about in this easily-read work. 394 pp. View more info

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The Road

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1931

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011924

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Gift note. Set in idyllic rural England between two world wars and published under the alternate title, The Ten Commandments. Features a one-eyed veteran, his housekeeper, and the mother and daughters of the Mill House, a nearby tea room. DJ missing small pieces at head and foot of spine. 378 pp. View more info

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Roper's Row

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1929

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 011926

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Dark blue cloth on boards. DJ has 3-inch fold tear taped inside. Gift note. Based on author's own life as a medical doctor, which he gave up to be a writer. However, when WW I came along, he signed up and served. 423 pp. View more info

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Sackcloth Into Silk

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1935

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011927

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing 75%, so no previous owner's name. No writing. Karl, a popular playwright, owes his success to his mother, who strives for success in a secondhand clothing shop. 424 pp. View more info