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Romantic Humor Postcard-Mailed From Early, Iowa 1907

by ZIM (H.G. Zimmerman)

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
ca 1907
Condition
Postally USED / Very Good
Item Price
$7.38

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Romantic Poem with Humorous Monochrome Photograph on White Bordered Postcard. Mailed from Early, Iowa to Des Moines, IA on 22 August 1907. Franked with a nice example of USA # 300 . Mild edge and corner wear. Small adhesion remnants from another postage close to the address on reverse (Address) side.
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$7.38
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A Book of Love

by Flavia Weedn

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
August 1990
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780929632124
Item Price
$3.34

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Very Minor wear to hardcover. Inside, pages are clean, fresh and absent of any writing, marks, or stains.
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$3.34
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High Tide

by Gertrude Moore Richards (Mrs. Waldo Richards) Editor

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
March 1921
Condition
Fair to Good-
Edition
Eleventh Impression
Item Price
$8.48

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Originally published in 1916, this copy is from the Eleventh Impression (11th Printing), this tome contains hundreds of poems and hymns from hundreds of the top contemporary poets (of that time, circa 1916). The book presents typical cover wear for a well read book, especially on the corners of the cloth on board cover panels. The pages are mildly toned, with… Read more
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$8.48
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The Odyssey of Homer - Done Into English Prose (ca 1932)

by Homer (Ὅμηρος)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1932
Condition
Good+
Edition
Abbridged
Item Price
$42.29

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This book, part of the MacMillan Pocket Classics, presents very minor wear from normal use, especially on the corners. There is light toning on the page edges, as one would expect in a nearly 90 year old book. The original owner's name was penned on the inside front & rear covers. Aside from this, there are no other signs or… Read more
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$42.29
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Three Narrative Poems (*The Academy Classics)

by George A. Watrous, A.M. (Editor)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
$15.98

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This small book measures 6¾" x 4¼", bound in cloth clad book board (hardcover). There is some moderate wear and toning, typical for this vintage, but no damage. The book appears free of any marks, writing, or stains of note. At 122 Years of age, she's in fantastic shape. The contains the following three narrative poems:*Coleridge: The Rime of the Ancient… Read more
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$15.98
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Wings of Silver

by Jo Petty

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
$15.88

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Book is in excellent and fresh condition, but is missing the dust jacket. The hardcover displays almost no shelf, handling or wear from use. The pages are free of any writing, marks, or stains.
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$15.88
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BALLADS by William Makepeace Thackeray

by William M. Thackeray

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1884
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$39.88

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Beautifully bound vintage Victorian Era collection of poems/ballads. The book is bound in an embossed hardcover, adorned in gold leaf. The page ends are also gilded with gold leaf. Inside, the text is framed in a perpendicular red. As could be expected, the is a fair amount of handling wear on the edges of the hardcover. The front cover panel is… Read more
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$39.88
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Cherry Ripe (1) - Cute Little Girl with Bowl of Cherries

by Rotograph Company

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1907
Condition
Postally Used
Edition
Rotograph Series
Item Price
$9.66

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This White Bordered Real Photo Postcard depicting a a little girl holding a bowl of cherries, was published some time around 1907. It was mailed from a sender in Des Moines, Iowa on 16 September 1907 to a recipient in the same city on 18 September 1907. It was franked with a USA # 300, 1¢ Green Benjamin Franklin issue.
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$9.66
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Psalms/now

by Leslie F. Brandt

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780570032304
Item Price
$9.22

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Dust jacket has quite a bit of wear on the edges and backbone. On the inside front page is a Easter (1978) Gift Dedication. Aside from the aforementioned, the book itself is free of any outright damage. With the exception of the dedication, there is no other writing, marks or stains on the inside pages.
Item Price
$9.22
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1000 Journals Project

by Someguy

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
March 8, 2007
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First
ISBN
9780811858564
Item Price
$5.78

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I don't know how to explain this book. Somewhat art, somewhat poetry. Anyway, the book itself is in VERY GOOD, seemingly "unread" (Not really a readable book, per say) CONDITION. There is very light shelf and use wear to the hardcover, with one light "corner ding" in the lower right front cover panel. On the back cover, the publisher's recommended… Read more
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$5.78
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The Major Poems of Dylan Thomas (Monarch Notes)

by William

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1965
Condition
Very Fine
Item Price
$5.88

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Published by Monarch Press/Simon & Schuster (Similar to Cliff's) in 1965. There is very little wear on the book. However, there is a bit of toning on the pages. The previous/original owner's name is rubber stamped on the first page.
Item Price
$5.88
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The Limerick

by G. Legman

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1969
Condition
Good-
ISBN
9780517139110
Item Price
$4.58

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Collection of Limericks from around the English (and variants) speaking world. WARNING: Many of these limericks are sexual in nature, while others may contain objectionable language. This is a Heavy Book. International Buyers may see additional charges depending on total purchase and destination. This book has issues. The Paper Dust Jacket appears to have had paint or something similar splashed on it.… Read more
Item Price
$4.58
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Edgar Allan Poe (Biography & Critical Analysis)

by Vincent Buranelli

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1961
Condition
Average to Good
Item Price
$15.77

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This is a former Public Library Book, sold at a Library Book Sale. There are remnants of a library label on the book's lowermost spine. On the back End Paper, is a Pocket for the check-out slip used by the Library. This Book is not a book of Poe's works, rather it is a critical review of his life and works. Published… Read more
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$15.77
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A Child's Christmas in Wales

by Dylan Thomas

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1959
Condition
Good+
Edition
Tenth Printing
Item Price
$2.88

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This little book measures approximately 5.625" X 5.375", Containing 28 Pages. The poem was recorded originally by Dylan Thomas in 1952. It was made into a TV Movie in 1986. There is noticeable wear and some soiling on the cover. As well, there is a small amount of wear on the pages on the inside, but they are… Read more
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$2.88
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Selected Letters of Theodore Roethke

by Theodore Roethke

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$3.28

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Book of letters by poet, Theodore Roetchke. The book itself is in Very Good Condition. There is very slight signs of wear to the cover, except for a pinhole in the backbone or spine. The paper dust jacket has significant damage.
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$3.28
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The Major Poems of Dylan Thomas (Monarch Notes/Study Guide)

by H. Richmond Neuville, Jr.

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1965
Condition
Very Fine
Item Price
$2.12

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Description:
Published by Monarch Press/Simon & Schuster (Similar to Cliff's) in 1965. There is very little wear on the book. However, there is a bit of toning on the pages. The previous/original owner's name is rubber stamped on the first page.
Item Price
$2.12
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The Poetry of Dylan Thomas

by Elder Olson

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Sixth
Item Price
$3.88

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Critical review of the poetry works of Dylan Thomas. This copy is in GOOD to VERY GOOD Condition. For the most part, the book is free of any damage of note aside from the normal wear from standard use. There is some wear on the backbone or spine, but there are no creases anywhere on the cover from opening. The only mark… Read more
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$3.88
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SPILL YOUR LIFE OPEN

by Susan Edwards Barrett

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1985
Condition
VERY FINE+
Edition
Signed (Limited to 500)
ISBN
9780960391608
Item Price
$6.88

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Very slight shelf and handling wear. This book is fresh and appears unread, with no creases on the cover or spine.
Item Price
$6.88
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ms noah touches earth

by Susan E. Barrett

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$5.98

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Aside from a few marks on the cover due to shelf wear, this book appears fresh and like new. It has no signs of having been read, with no creases on the cover or spine.
Item Price
$5.98

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