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A Lover for Anne

By: Erskine, Sylvia

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Carnival Books:

Edition: No. 906

Seller ID: 000076

Condition: Good


Previously published as Men Call Her Tramp. Colour cover features nubile blonde skinny-dipping, suddenly to discover a dark-haired Lothario looking on. Will they get together ? Cover glued along spine after staples pulled through. Minor cover cracks along lower spine, front and back. Fifty years old, and still bright and clean ! 130 pp. View more info

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Macaria

By: Evans, Augusta J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: 002083

Condition: Good Plus


Original blind-stamped red cloth with yellow lettering on boards. Minor corner bumping, with no other faults. A novel about two women of the Southern States who learn to get along without their men as a result of the Civil War. No dates are given, so this must be a reprint. The only other title credited to the author here is Beulah. An alternate title to Macaria on the web is Altars of Sacrifice. 418 pp. plus ads. View more info

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A Fatal Resemblance

By: Faber, Christine

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., P.J. Kenedy & Sons: 1891

Seller ID: 005665

Condition: Fair to Good


Original green cloth with floral borders on boards. First free endpaper missing. Hinges cracked and glued. In the depths of the Catskills, in 1835, a young girl roams happily among the trees,speaking to them with genuine affection. Another of this author's novels of the Irish in a new country. 391 pp. View more info

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Bill Myron

By: Fales, Dean

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton: 1927

Seller ID: 000531

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards, gilt lettering. No DJ. Patterned EPs. 390 pp. View more info

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John o' the Green

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1935

Seller ID: 012117

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. King Tristan has a plan to enlarge his territory, but the local kings won't go along. He captures John, who agrees to help in order to save his nine comrades. Little does he know that his first conquest will be feminine. 340 pp. Third of spine missing from DW. View more info

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Justice By Midnight

By: Farnol, Jeffery/ Farnol, Phyllis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012244

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has small spine tears head and foot. No writing. This was Farnol's last book, which was actually finished by his wife. From the DJ: "The story is set in the uneasy England of James II. Rejected love turns the exquisite, soulful Mr. Anthony Armadale into the grim, misogynistic outlaw 'Captain Midnight', the terror of those wealthy autocrats who considered themselves to be above the law. Encouraging him in his daring interventions between Tyranny and its victims, the little parson Aeneas Wade never guesses his identity. Not so the lovely Lady Clarissa Fa... View more info

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Middy and Ensign

By: Fenn, G. Manville

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde/Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 002876

Condition: Good Plus


Original intricately blindstamped green cloth on boards. Colour frontispiece. A novel set on the Parang River of Malay Peninsula in British colonial times. Racial slurs. Last gutter cracked. 371 pp. View more info

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Diamond Dyke; or The Lone Farm on the Veldt, a Story of South African Adventure

By: Fenn, George Manville

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers, Limited:

Seller ID: 005999

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth, illustration of running ostrich, on boards. Frontispiece and 3 additional plates. Two men, half-brothers, set up an ostrich farm. One of the hazards they have to deal with is lions. First free endpaper missing. Minor rubbing head and foot of spine. 335 pp. View more info

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The Fire Line

By: Ferguson, Trevor

Price: $16.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollinsPublishersLtd.: 1995

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004274

ISBN: 0002243938

Condition: Very Good


Original cream paper boards backed in black. As new overall except for previous owner's name stamp. A railway worker who is also a dreamer and a lover of language, a man with a lot to say.... 245 pp. View more info

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Fern Leaves

By: Fern, Fanny (Sara Payson Willis)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry: 1890

Edition: Caxton Edition

Seller ID: 001469

Condition: Good


Original green cloth of Caxton Edition decorated in black with gilt spine title. Published in 1853, this was the author's most popular book, selling 46,000 copies in four months. This copy is soiled and edge-darkened, but clean inside. SEE PHOTO. 392 pp. View more info

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Guns for Grizzly Flat; A Powder Valley Western

By: Field, Peter

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Jefferson House: 1957

Edition: First (No Additional Printngs)

Seller ID: 002990

Condition: Good Plus


Original red tweed on boards. Nashua Library bookplate and stamp. No other writing or damage. 253 pp. Cocked (The book, not the guns !) View more info

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head, Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010459

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on boards. One of the great comic novels of English literature, first published in 1749. 20 illustrations. 770 pp. with appendix. No writing. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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No Love for Johnnie

By: Fienburgh, Wilfred

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1959

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 002145

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ has several tears repaired inside, and is hand-soiled. A member of British Parliament becomes disillusioned with politics, loses his Communist wife, and takes up with a younger woman - nearly losing his career. 232 pp. View more info

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Reddy

By: Fitler, Mary Biddle

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1929

Edition: First (H-D on Copyright page)

Seller ID: 011060

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. First edition by Harper and Brothers Copyright codes (H-D) is August, 1929. Gift note dated Christmas, 1929. General normal wear, with light wear to corner tips. 218 pp. This book put Riverton, DE on the map. View more info

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Captain Kidd's Gold; The True Story of an Adventurous Sailor Boy

By: Fitts, James Franklin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1888

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004228

Condition: Good Plus


Original pictorial green cloth on boards. Gutter strained between frontispiece and title page, so glued to reinforce. The author tells the life story of Captain Paul Garry, who appears to be a fictional character. He is said to have died in New York in 1870 after an exciting life during which he went in search of Kidd's treasure. 282 pp. View more info

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Mr. Littlejohn

By: Flavin, Martin

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1946

Seller ID: 010843

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. DJ chipped along top. Story of a disenchanted office worker who walks away from it. 306 pp. View more info

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James Bond; 007 (Five Complete Novels)

By: Fleming, Ian

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1988

Seller ID: 012816

ISBN: 0517653524

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped D.J. Book and DJ flawless. Five complete novels. Diamonds are Forever. From Russia with Love. Goldfinger. Casino Royale. Live and Let Die. 715 pp. View more info

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Drifting (With Browne); Illustrated

By: Fletcher, Byers

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead: 1918

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002378

Condition: Fair


Original salmon cloth on boards. This book gives every indication of having been a favourite - several leaves threatening to separate, but still all accounted for. Dedicated to "Jimmy, the terrier, who never doubted, but loved and waited." Many dog-related incidents throughout. Only one other credit found for the author - a short story in Life in 1916. I have glued the threatening leaves in order to preserve it for still another dog/fiction lover who won't mind the well-used look. 275 pp. View more info

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The Talleyrand Maxim

By: Fletcher, J.S.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1920

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007653

Condition: Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Bookstore ink stamp. No other hardcover copies found. No synopsis found. Protagonist is a sleazy young lawyer who is quite comfortable with extra-legal hijinks as long as he isn't found out. Spine ends worn. 295 pp. View more info

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Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus

By: Flower, Jessie Graham

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006882

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original grey cloth illustrated in black and blue on boards. Fifth volume in the series. Grace Harlowe has completed her course and now returns to Overton as an alumnus. Her goal is to take over the direction of Harlowe House, a residence endowed by Mrs. Gray for the use of girls who could not afford such an education otherwise. This book shows careful treatment by the previous owner, whose name is neatly written on first free endpaper. Hinges have been carefully glued to correct the inevitable cracking of the paper over these joints. Photo shows the fully-illustrated cover. 256 pp. View more info