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Unpublished True Stories; from the Private Files of True Story Magazine

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Macfadden: 1939

Seller ID: 000222

Condition: Very Good Plus


Original paperback pulp of true-life stories, or at least so claimed. Could not be better condition. At the risk of shocking you, here are the stories:To Hold My Man; Leave Married Men Alone; My Strange Marriage; When a Girl Trusts a Stranger; Out of My Wife's Past; Tried to Be a Glamour Girl; Without a Husband; I Forgive- Would You?; My Daughter-in-Law's Secret; and I Told the World My Story. An example of how desparate readers were for material before TV ! 181 enticing pp. View more info

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Jilted; Published Serially Under the Title "One I Love"

By: Brookman, Laura Lou

Price: $48.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1933

Seller ID: 000972

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth decorated in black and green on boards, no DJ. Ex - Jones Electric Supply Co.Library ! Quite a rare book, it has survived very well with only minor soiling and is lightly cocked. Attractive art deco cover (SEE SCAN). 250 pp. View more info

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Cobra

By: Brown, Martin / Holman, Russell

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1925

Edition: Ritz-Paramount Photoplay

Seller ID: 011906

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. I found no reviews. Would you like to read this book ? Spend some time with Rudolph Valentino ? 281 pp. View more info

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"It Is For England!"; A Romance of Our Own Times

By: Cowen, Laurence

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1917

Seller ID: 001394

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with black lettering, blind-stamped crossed rifle and lance, on boards. No DJ. By the author of "Wake Up"! This is another political piece in the form of a novel, striving to alert the English to the danger of the Kaiser's advances. Previous owner's name. Text uniformly tanned. Top of last page torn by careless separation. 279 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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The Lovers of the Market-place

By: Dehan, Richard

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1928

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011184

Condition: Good to Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Brief gift note. DJ chipped along head, with inch-square notch missing from head of inner flap. Saturday Review for February 9, 1929, states, "One has to be tremendously interested in 'The Lovers of the Market-place' to pursue their unhappy adventures to their happy conclusion." - P. 670. Set in England in 1879, the text hobbles along with frequent stops for reflection on the language as to its meaning. Finally, the happy ending. 359 pp. View more info

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Ships of Youth; A Study of Marriage in Modern India

By: Diver, Maud

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007118

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Striking DJ cover art of young woman with riding crop. DJ badly chipped and worn, barely holding together. Researching this title led me to discover the degree to which British and Indian relations at many levels were surrounded by stereotypes and prejudice. Sequel to A Wild Bird. 496 pp. View more info

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The Emperor; A Romance

By: Ebers, George

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Seller ID: 000881

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering on boards, no DJ. Both hinges repaired, P.O.N., OW good. This is at least the sixth romantic/historical novel based in ancient Egypt by this author as a result of his 25 years of study of that region. 388 pp. View more info

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The Happy Harvest; A Romance

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.:

Edition: Colonial Edition

Seller ID: 012121

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Continues the story of The Crooked Furrow, but 10 years later. Thank goodness it's not in the dialect of John o' the Green, my first and nearly last exposure to Farnol. Perhaps I should give him another chance ! 376 pp. View more info

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The Old Doctor

By: Gaddis, Peggy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Arcadia House Inc.: 1943

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002176

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth with large all-cap title on boards. Front free endpaper missing; previous owner's name, ow better than good. Doctor's daughter becomes a physician herself, hopes to marry her boss, and falls in love with a special patient. 256 pp. View more info

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Mademoiselle De Maupin

By: Gautier, Theophile

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Bibliotheque-Charpentier: 1907

Seller ID: 012183

Condition: Good Plus


Brown 3/4 calf on cloth boards. Chevalier d'Albert is a young man searching for the ideal woman as a lover. He meets Rosette, but after a few months grows tired of her. Rosette introduces him to her date, Theodore, who turns out to be attractive to d'Albert in a way not known before. Stay tuned for the rest of the story. Text in French. 421 pp. View more info

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Curve: Go Slow; A Romance of Pacific Coast Highways

By: Gomery, Percy

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Graphic Publishers, Limited: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012212

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Illustrated blue cloth on boards. Gutter of Pp. 6-7 glued, but readable. Clean, attractive copy. 333 pp. View more info

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The Scarlet Letter/The Blithedale Romance

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1875

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 012057

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards embossed front and back. Previous owner's name. Spine abraded head and foot. 307 and 288 pp., respectively. View more info

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Trial Flight

By: Humphries, Adelaide

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Arcadia House Publications: 1938

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012216

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards.No reviews found. Apparently this author has several romance titles, of which most are related to nursing. DJ price-clipped. Several date stamps suggest library experience. DJ torn 3 inches. 252 pp. View more info

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The Captain of the Janizaries

By: Ludlow, James M.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012692

Condition: Good Plus


Black cloth on boards. A story of adventure in the scond quarter of the 15th Century. It tells of the return to Albania of Castriot, called Scanderbeg, who had fought the Turks and rejected Islam. 404 pp. Page edges grubby. View more info

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A Minister of the World

By: Mason, Caroline Atwater

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus: 1899

Seller ID: 012113

Condition: Good


Blue cloth decorated in florals on boards. Ran in Ladies' Home Journal, Nov., 1894. No reviews found. 154 pp. Focuses on a lily-white super-minister, too good to be true, and the apple of his eye. A poignant, believable account of how the best people sometimes make tragic mistakes. Another one I wish I could read. View more info

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Romeo in Moon Village

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, & Co.: 1925

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011223

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in light pencil. A bridegroom runs away - and then a charming romance develops. Seven lovely maidens to a single Romeo. - Bookman, Jan., 1926. 344 pp. View more info

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The Least Resistance

By: McLaurin, Kate L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., George H. Doran: 1916

Seller ID: 001046

Condition: Good


Original green cloth with gilt lettering and design on boards, no DJ. A romance novel about a young actress. Hinges repaired, some soiling, OW good. 374 pp. View more info

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Manhattan Love Song

By: Norris, Kathleen

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011945

Condition: Good


Mustard tweed on boards. First free endpaper removed. DJ chipped across head and foot of spine. Fanny has been a faithful wife to Chris, but one of his old girlfriends is back, and has her eye on him. Madge had turned him down once, but now sees her mistake and will go to any length to upset the marriage. Triangle Books, No. 66. 293 pp. View more info

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Desert Sand

By: Pedler, Margaret

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Musson/Hodder and Stoughton: 1932

Seller ID: 002077

Condition: Good Plus


Original black cloth with light blue letters on boards. Brown spot at bottom of prelims. Previous owner's name. Believed First Edition. First appeared in McCall's Magazine, July, 1932. Edges darkening, but sound and readable. A fair-haired English girl loses her heart to a man of the Eastern desert, but is frustrated by a dark secret. 320 pp. View more info