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Pied Piper

By: Shute, Nevil

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1964

Seller ID: 001743

Condition: Very Good


Original red and white patterned cloth on boards. Small mark beside cover title (See photo). Previous owner's name. Front endpapers upside-down. Minor shelf tear at foot of spine. Murray Irwin of Moira Secondary School, Belleville, Ontario, prepared the study material. 250 pp. View more info

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The Commonweal Reader

By: Skillin, Edward S. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1949

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003533

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Introduction by Anne Fremantle. 40 Articles reprinted from several issues of The Commonweal Magazine from 1927 to 1949. 310 pp. Unmarked and undamaged. View more info

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The Comments of Bagshot

By: Spender, J.A. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1908

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 000920

Condition: Very Good


Original bright green cloth with gilt lettering in box, no DJ. 143 pp. View more info

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The Faerie Queene (Two-volume Set)

By: Spenser, Edmund

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London/New York, Dent/Dutton: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009293

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. DJs have small nicks head and foot. Everyman's Library No. 443 and 444. Vol. II was reprinted 1942, and is whiter that Vol. I, which was reprinted in 1937. No writing. Vol I has 500 pp. Vol. II has 480 pp., including a Glossary. View more info

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A Londoner's Calendar

By: Stager, The Old

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd.: 1925

Seller ID: 009562

Condition: Good Plus


Brown paper boards backed in grey cloth. A calendar of pithy thoughts gleaned from experience and guided by the influence of others, from great literature and elsewhere. Unnamed author admits to four wasted years at Oxford as well as a similar number in the trenches of WW I. No writing. Two strained gutters glued for safety. 309 pp. View more info

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The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Co. Of Canada: 1958

Seller ID: 012222

ISBN: 0-7705-0689-5

Condition: Very Good


Blue and white paper boards. With Notes, Questions, and Annotations. 138 pp. View more info

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St. Ives

By: Stevenson, Robert L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Dent: 1933

Edition: Wayfarer's Library

Seller ID: 001295

Condition: Very Good


Original tan cloth with blind-stamped portrait on boards, no DJ. 328 pp. "A witty, womanizing veteran of Napoleon's wars", whose escapades stretch the imagination while touching the funny bone. Cocked, a few scribbles. 328 pp. View more info

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Prince Otto; A Romance

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003655

Condition: Good


Original red leather with gilt monogram and gilt spine lettering and decoration. Covers show swelling and staining from moisture, not affecting interior. Described by Andrew Lang as a "philosophical-humouristical-psychological fantasy", set in the imaginary state of Grunewald. It was written in 1885, his second full-length narrative. 230 pp. View more info

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St. Ives; Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Seller ID: 007690

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Front hinge cracked. 438 pp. View more info

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David Balfour; Being Memoirs of His Adventures At Home And Abroad

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 009357

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original tan cloth decorated in red and silver on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. First free endpaper removed. Front hinge cracked. 406 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Kidnapped; Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: 009581

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards with pastedown female portrait. Possibly the best known of the author's works. Previous owner's name, but no other writing or damage. Orphan, David, sets off to deliver a letter to his uncle, who is paranoid and anti-social. David discovers that his father was older than his uncle, which allows for David to receive an inheritance. Uncle Ebenezer arranges with a ship's captain to kidnap David and sell him into slavery. David escapes, but becomes... View more info

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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., With Copious Notes and Additions, and A Memoir of the Author By Thomas Roscoe, Vol. VI Only

By: Swift, Jonathan (D.D.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: New York, P. O'Shea: 1865

Seller ID: 003203

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original dark green textured cloth over boards. Ex-library with none of the usual markings except a small red ink stamp on bottom of text block reading "SJRL-WD" (Saint John Regional Library - Withdrawn). One-inch break between front cover and top of hinge. Previous owner's name and purchase details on front free endpaper. Two small water stains on edge of textblock not affecting text. Sir Walter Scott wrote a tribute to Swift on the title page: "No auth... View more info

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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd; Bound with Critical and Miscellaneous Essays of James Stephen in One Volume(In One volume)

By: Talfourd, T. Noon

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Co.: 1869

Edition: Third American Edition(Talfourd)

Seller ID: 002405

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth with bright spine lettering on boards. Scarce volume of Victorian reviews and essays. Previous owners' names and one leaf-pressing stain, otherwise fine. Talfourd, 176 pp. Stephen, 158 pp. View more info

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Masterpieces

By: Thackeray, W. M.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Rodgers Company:

Seller ID: 003634

Condition: Fair


Original brown leather corner tips and backing on marbled boards. Approx. half of backstrip missing, with Scotch tape on balance.. 19 chapters, beginning with Shows How the Royal Family Sat Down to Breakfast, and ending with Ballads. Previous owner's name. Patterned endpapers. 253 pp. View more info

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Henry Esmond

By: Thackeray, W. M.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Co.:

Edition: NOISBN

Seller ID: 006308

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with gold shield in centre and small corner shields on boards. Top edges gilt. Red ribbon bookmark. Escutcheon Series. No writing and no damage to this copy. 415 pp. View more info

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The Newcomes

By: Thackeray, W. M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde, Oxford U. Press:

Seller ID: 007038

Condition: Good


Original red leather on flexible boards. Leather separated from boards on both covers, so I glued them. Interior clean and sound. 1014 pp. View more info

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Men's Wives/The Book of Snobs

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Co.: 1870

Seller ID: 002275

Condition: Good Plus


Original royal blue blind-stamped cloth on boards. Both titles and author in gilt on spine only. A rare issue, with no others found. Men's Wives (274 pp.) is dated 1868, while The Book of Snobs (278 pp.) is dated 1870. Generally grubby and a little dampstained, but not marked except with previous owner's small, stylish name stamp, "Solomon Davis". The Book of Snobs is complete, containing the "political" chapters which were sometimes omitted. Severa... View more info

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Day-Dreams of a Schoolmaster

By: Thompson, D'Arcy W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: Reprint (Revised)

Seller ID: 004518

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon cloth with gold decoration and titles on boards. An arresting revision of the original volume. The present author has omitted Chapters XII to XV on the ground that they are "pedagogical", and thus (apparently) of little interest to most prospective readers. His own first impression, however, was that "I was on the border of a delectable country." Inscription. 254 pp. View more info

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Orley Farm (Illustrated Pocket Classics)

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007694

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Gold title and decoration on spine. No writing or damage. Said to be Trollope's favourite novel, he criticizes it for revealing itself too early. It's all about inheritance, court fights, romance, risk of losing a house, forgery, and other jucy bits. 762 pp. View more info

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The Way We Live Now

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Peterborough, ON, Broadview Press: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008507

Condition: As New


Original photo cover trade paperback. Bought new from university bookstore. A reprint of the 1875 work. 408 pp. View more info