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The Bookman's Tale

by Lovett, Charlie

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2013
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670026470
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$45.00

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Viking, 2013. Large, sturdy book, black spine, cream boards, bright embossed gilt initials with ornate border at top front, ornate design on much of spine and lettering in bright gilt, 350 pages plus Author's Note. DJ has vellum background with scene of city and river at bottom front, a color-illustration of eyes at top front, lips at top back, black… Read more
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Cider Mill Press, 2017. Larger, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers with colorful borders and a yellow center front wrapper with color-illustrations of Charles Dickens writing and Scroge holding Tiny Tim, 254 pages, small photos and illustrations throughout. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New.
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$25.00
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The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today

by Seymour-Smith, Martin

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780806520001
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$29.00

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Citadel Press, 1998. Very large, sturdy thicker book, cream covers, bright bronze lettering on spine, 490 pages with many illustrations of authors throughout. DJ glossy with gold borders to front and back. DJ has tiny tear and crease at top front edge, light crease down front left. Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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Displaced Persons: The Literature of Exile from Cicero to Boethius

by Claassen, Jo-Marie

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780299166441
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$25.00

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Madison WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1999. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy white wrappers with Roman map in purple at center front and spine, errata inside front wrapper, 352 pages. Light crease at top front tip. Near Very Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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The Bookseller of Kabul

by Seierstad, Asne

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316734509
Item Price
$14.00

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Little, Brown, 2003. (1st edition, 1st printing) Smaller sturdy book, cream covers, bright black lettering on spine, ink gift note at top of first front end paper, 288 pages. DJ glossy and colorfully designed in blue, white and red, a b/w photo of man on bicycle near ruins on front. Very Fine DJ/Very Good book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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My Reading Life

by Conroy, Pat

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2010
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385533577
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$25.00

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Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2010. (1st edition, 1st printing) Smaller sturdy book, dark blue spine, ivory boards, gilt lettering very bright on spine, dark blue color inside coves and adjacent end papers, 337 pages. DJ glossy with stunning color-illustration of sky, gulls and books on front and spine bottom, blue background to spine and back, praise on back. DJ and book,… Read more
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First Editions: A Guide to Identification

by Zempel, Edward N.; Verkler, Linda A., Eds

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780930358136
Item Price
$99.00

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Peoria Il: The Spoon River Press, 1995. Large, thick, sturdy book, quality red cloth, very bright gilt lettering in frame at top front, lettering bright on spine, 515 pages with errata slip for page 3. DJ has very slight wear at top front tip, spine lightly faded, yellow back with facts and praise. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Cloth. Fine/Near… Read more
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$99.00
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, John; Baker, Nicolas

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1998
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781884718052
Item Price
$35.00

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Oak Knoll Press/The Lyons Press, 1998. (Revised by Nicolas Baker) Sturdy book, quality dark cloth, very bright gilt lettering and borders on spine, 224 pages. DJ glossy blue and white borders to front, spine and back, blue oval with illustration of book shelf at center front, ornate borders to ABC of title, praise on back from Times Literary Supplement, Chicago… Read more
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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses

by Birmingham, Kevin

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2014
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781594203367
Item Price
$33.00

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Penguin Press, 2014. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, red spine, caramel boards with shiny black lettering and design at top front, very fine on spine too, 417 pages. DJ glossy white front and back, colorful spine like the dust jacket on Joyce's book, an illustration of Joyce "Ullysses" novel on front, white back with praise from Frank Dearing… Read more
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The Book of Jewish Books: A Reader's Guide to Judaism

by Frank, Ruth S.;; William Wollheim

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060630096
Item Price
$11.00

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HarperCollins, 1986. (1st edition, 1st printing) Trade paperback, glossy wrappers with marbled borders to front wrapper with illustration by Ben Shahn of man holding tablets, white spine and back wrapper, praise on back, 320 pages. Crease at top back left. Near Very Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Hound: a Novel

by McCaffrey, Vincent

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781931520591
Item Price
$33.00

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Easthampton MA: Small Beer Press, 2009. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, black covers, very bright silver lettering on spine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 271 pages. A young bookseller solves the mystery of his lover's murder. DJ glossy beneath mylar, background in shades of gray with image of bridge at top front and top back, priase… Read more
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Lara: The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago

by Pasternak, Anna

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2017
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780062439345
Item Price
$18.00

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Ecco, 2017. (1st U.S. edition, 2d edition) Large, sturdy book, white covers, silver lettering very bright on spine, 310 pages including two glossy photo sections. DJ glossy with light yellow background, a color design of flowers on front and back, a photo of young Boris and wife in thin oval on center front, praise on back. DJ and book, both… Read more
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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review

by Paul, Pamela, Ed. And Intro.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781250074690
Item Price
$14.00

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New York Times Book/Henry Holt, 2014. (1st edition, 1st printing) Foreword by Scott Turow and Deiluis Jillian Tarnaki. Very large, heavy book, red covers, shiny black lettering very fine on spine, 314 pages plus brief biographical note. DJ glossy white with 30 illustrations of writers, some in color on front, spine and back, a list of writers on red back:… Read more
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Mary Baker Eddy and Her Books

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1950
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$5.00

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Boston: The Christian Science Publishing Society, 1950. Larger, sturdy book, dark rose cloth, darker rose color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 198 heavy stiff pages. Spine very lightly faded. Near Very Fine.. Cloth. Fine.
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Literary Landscapes of the British Isles: A Narrative Atlas

by Daiches, David; John Flower

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1982
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780140057355
Item Price
$9.00

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Penguin Book, 1982. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers with color photo of countryside on front, orange spine, white back wrapper, 286 pages, illustrations and maps throughout. Ink gift note inside front wrapper, light crease down middle back wrapper. Near Very Good.. Soft Cover. Good.
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Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, Volume XXIX, 1949

by Pettit, Hnery; Macdonald, Angus

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1957
Condition
Fair
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$14.00

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Cambridge University Press, 1957. Heavier softcover, heavy green wrappers overlapping pages, 293 pges. Very tiny tears to most edges, a long straight tear from top front tip down overlapping front edge. Near Good.. Soft Cover. Fair.
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The Oxford Companion to African American Literature

by Andrews, William L.; Foster, Francis Smith, Eds.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780195065107
Item Price
$20.00

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Oxford University Press, 1997. Ex-library copy, very large, very thick, very heavy book, dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, spine lightly sunken, 866 pages in double-column format for text. Minimal library markings: a sticker on first front end paper, a one-line library stamp at bottom of title page, black felt-tip line on pages' top edge, nothing on… Read more
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Working Days: The Journals of the Grapes of Wrath 1938-1941

by Steinbeck, John

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670808458
Item Price
$35.00

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The Viking Press, 1989. (1st edition, 1st printing) Edited by Robert Demott. Sturdy book, dark blue cloth spine, rose boards, bright silver lettering on spine, gray color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 180 pages, including glossy photo section. DJ glossy beneath mylar, lavender, gray and black background with photo of Steinbeck writing on front. Remainder mark at pages' bottom… Read more
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Holy Bible: Oxford Edition, The Washburn College Bible

by Thompson, Bradbury, Designer

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195027860
Item Price
$199.00

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Oxford University Press, 1980. (Additional Postage will be needed.) Very large, very thick, very heavy sturdy book, quality red cloth, embossed design with cross at center front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, the same design with cross in shades of gray inside covers and adjacent end papers, 1769 pages plus pages for Family Records, double-column format for text. Pages'… Read more
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$199.00
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Eyewitness: Book (Eyewitness Book Series)

by Brookfield, Karen, Ed.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2000
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780789458926
Item Price
$29.00

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A Dorling Kindersley Book, 2000. Very large, thinner, sturdy book, color-illsutrated glossy covers, a pattern of covers in color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 64 pages. Profusely illustrated on the history and making of a book. (No. 28 of series) As New.. Color-Illustrated Boards. As New. Illus. by Pords, Laurence.
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