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Home Below Hell's Canyon

Home Below Hell's Canyon

by Jordan, Grace

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954. This incredible Depression-era story concerns the Jordan family's hope for survival by moving to the gorge of Idaho's Snake River known as Hell's Canyon to raise sheep starting in 1932. This modern-day pioneer story of a large family's hardship, adventure, and survival is inspirational. The author has signed the Title Page of this Third Printing, "Sincerely, Grace Jordan." The book is bound in black cloth with die-stamped gilt spine titles. The... Read more
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$39.99
How to Hit the Second Shot First : Blue and Bawdy Jokes That Unlock the Puzzle of the Green

How to Hit the Second Shot First : Blue and Bawdy Jokes That Unlock the Puzzle of the Green

by Bronner, Jim; Gilhooley, Bob

New York: Warner Books, 2006. This Stated First Edition from May 2006 also has the complete "number line" ending in a "1" to indicate First Printing. It is in Brand New condition with a Brand New dust jacket and would make a perfect gift, especially for the male golf enthusiast in your life who enjoys dirty jokes, especially dirty jokes about his favorite sport. (There are a few G-rated ones, too, that you can tell in polite society!) The book is bound in blue paper-covered boards... Read more
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$10.99
Does Anything Eat Wasps?  And 101 Other Questions

Does Anything Eat Wasps? And 101 Other Questions

by O'Hare, Mick

London: Profile Books. Near Fine. 2005. Reprint; Twelfth Printing. Paperback. Light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover artwork by Brett Ryder. ; New Scientist; 224 pages; A selection of questions and answers from the popular 'Last Word' section of New Scientist magazine. .
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€4.25
Jesse Stuart's Kentucky (Signed Presentation Copy)

Jesse Stuart's Kentucky (Signed Presentation Copy)

by Clarke, Mary Washington

McGraw Hill, 1968. 1st. Hardcover. A FINE tight copy in a near FINE bright dj inscribed & signed by Jesse Stuart .
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$35.00
The Complete Aga Cookbook - **Double Signed** - 1st/1st

The Complete Aga Cookbook - **Double Signed** - 1st/1st

by Berry Mary, Young Lucy

London: Headline, 2015. Book. Illus. by Illustrated with Photographs. New. Hardcover. Signed by both authors. First Edition/First Printing. An unread copy, signed 'Mary Berry & Lucy Young' to the title page. In this book Mary Berry and Lucy Young share more than 150 fabulous recipes, as well as their time - and energy-saving tips - from melting chocolate on the back shelf, to frying Scotch Pancakes on the Simmering Plate and slow roasting meat overnight in your Simmering Oven. The result is... Read more
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£120.00
A Kind of Homecoming

A Kind of Homecoming

by Braithwaite, E.R

Prentive Hall, 1962. 1st. Hardcover. Lite toning to eps & pastedowns else a FINE tight copy in a VG+ bright dj.
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$15.00
The Force Program: The Proper Way To Fight Cancer Through Physical Activity and Excercise

The Force Program: The Proper Way To Fight Cancer Through Physical Activity and Excercise

by Berman, Jeff; Fran Fleegler, John Hanc

Ballantine, 2001. 1st. Hardcover. A bright MINT copy in a gorgeous MINT dj!!.
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$30.00
The Interpretation of Dreams

The Interpretation of Dreams

by Sigmund Freud

Oxford World's Classics, Great Britain, 1999. Softcover. Very Good. Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Medicine & Health. ISBN: 0192823523. ISBN/EAN: 9780192823526. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 46150. . 9780192823526
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AU$20.00
THE CHRONICLES OF BLACKBURN 1861-62 during the Mayoralty of  Robert Hopwood Hutchinson esq.

THE CHRONICLES OF BLACKBURN 1861-62 during the Mayoralty of Robert Hopwood Hutchinson esq.

by ANON (Robert Hopwood Hutchinson)

Blackburn: John Neville Haworth, Town Hall Buildings, 1863. Book. Very Good +. Soft cover. 1st Edition. First UK Edition, First Print. This is a first edition, first printing, pp. 1-53 (i-vii Appendix). original stamped green still boards, pale green end pages. Clean pages, toning in places, some light spotting in places, complete. Scarce.
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€100.00
THE NOVEL AND THE FAIRY TALE

THE NOVEL AND THE FAIRY TALE

by Buchan, John

1931. [Oxford: Oxford University Press,] July 1931. Original grey printed wrappers. First Edition, being "Pamphlet No. 79" of The English Association. This was Buchan's "presidential address" delivered to the association on November 22, 1930. He touches upon such writers as George Eliot, Dickens, Thackeray and Coleridge. A very good-plus copy (two small holes near the spine, as for a ring binder). Blanchard A90.
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$45.00
How to Walk in High Heels; The Girl's Guide to Everything

How to Walk in High Heels; The Girl's Guide to Everything

by Morton, Camilla

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2006. reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: natasha Law. the book literally covers all aspects of daily life and playing poker to climbing out of a car in a miniskirt, to changing a light globe. Little tricks of the trade (so to speak) are given Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 480 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s).... Read more
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AU$9.10
The Dark Angel: Aspects of Victorian Sexuality

The Dark Angel: Aspects of Victorian Sexuality

by Harrison, Fraser

Sheldon Press, 1977. 1st. Hardcover. A VERY FINE tight copy in a FINE bright dj.
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$10.00
Shot in the Heart One Family's History in Murder

Shot in the Heart One Family's History in Murder

by Gilmore, Mikal

London: Viking. Very Good+. 1994. Paperback. Minor shelf wear. ; Special Booksellers' Preview sample paperback edition comprising a fraction of the final first hardback edition. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. ; 112 pages; A murder story told from inside the house where murder was born. The house where the author grew up with his brother, the notorious killer Gary Gilmore, and in some ways the house that he has never been able to leave behind. .
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€11.95
Restoration: The Rebuilding of Windsor Castle

Restoration: The Rebuilding of Windsor Castle

by Nicolson, Adam

London: Michael Joseph, 1997. This 4th Printing of this lavish book is in Fine condition with a Fine, price-unclipped dust jacket. I've placed the dust jacket into an archival Brodart protective sleeve. Anyone interested in the lives of the royals, particularly Queen Elizabeth II, will be fascinated by the restoration of her main home, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England. Due to a fire in November, 1992, nine of the finest state apartments in the palace and more than 100 other rooms, including the... Read more
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$24.99
GREAT BRITAIN AND THE NEXT WAR

GREAT BRITAIN AND THE NEXT WAR

by Doyle, A. Conan

1914. [in original glassine] Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1914. Original rose paper-covered boards pictorially decorated in black, with original plain glassine wrapper. First Edition (there was no British edition). Doyle wrote this in 1913 (at which time it appeared in the Fortnightly Review), but it was not published in book form (as here) until September 1914 -- the month after "The Guns of August." Doyle wrote this in response to Bernhardi's "Germany and the Next... Read more
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$395.00
A Girl at Government House : An English Girl's Reminiscences 'Below Stairs' in Colonial Australia

A Girl at Government House : An English Girl's Reminiscences 'Below Stairs' in Colonial Australia

by Vellacott, Helen (ed)

John Currey, O'Neil, Melbourne, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Australian History; ISBN: 0859023362. ISBN/EAN: 9780859023368. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 46561. . 9780859023368
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AU$14.00
The Rocket That Fell To Earth: Roger Clemens and the Rage For Baseball Immortality

The Rocket That Fell To Earth: Roger Clemens and the Rage For Baseball Immortality

by Pearlman, Jeff

Harper, 2009. Hardcover. A VERY FINE bright tight copy in a gorgeous FINE dust jacket! .
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$10.00
Beyond The Adirondack

Beyond The Adirondack

by Amigo, Eleanor and Mark Neuffer

Greenwood Press, 1980. 1st. Hardcover. A VERY FINE tight copy in a Near FINE bright dj.
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$11.00
Success Common Sense: Unlock Your Journey To Success

Success Common Sense: Unlock Your Journey To Success

by Qui, Kyne & Norman Yeo

Startup Visions, 2009. 1st. Paperback. A FINE bright tight copy!.
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$10.00
Nathaniel's Nutmeg How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History

Nathaniel's Nutmeg How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History

by Milton, Giles

London: Sceptre. Very Good+. 1999. Reprint; Sixteenth Printing. Paperback. Minor reading creases, five black marker pen strokes across top of reading block. ; Sixteenth printing. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover artwork by Brigid Collins. ; B&W Illustrations; 400 pages; An extraordinary tale of nutneg, the island of Run and a heroic English adventurer. Makes you want to pack your bags now and go travel! .
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€5.99
Theory and Technique of Playwriting

Theory and Technique of Playwriting

by Lawson, John Howard

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. Although often remembered as one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten, John Howard Lawson (1894-1977) was also a co-creator of the Screen Actor's Guild and a prolific play and screenwriter. This rare book on the theory and technique of playwriting has become a classic for those writers interested in how to structure and create convincing, well-rounded, balanced characters, within a theatrical framework. Originally published in 1936, this is a Third Impression. The... Read more
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$149.99
A CURIOUS DANCE ROUND A CURIOUS TREE

A CURIOUS DANCE ROUND A CURIOUS TREE

by Dickens, Charles

1860. [the very scarce first issue] [London: St. Luke's Hospital, 1860.] Original pale mauve wrappers. First Edition, first issue -- with the final paragraph in the same type as the rest of the text (and not in bold type), with the wrapper mauve (and not pink -- though all are today faded), with the front cover title followed by a period (not by a comma), and with the front cover border decorative on all sides (not just at the corners). Dickens describes the wretched conditions inside St.... Read more
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$1,950.00
Under the Sky in California

Under the Sky in California

by Saunders, Charles Francis

New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1931. For those interested in California life in the early part of the 20th Century, this fascinating fourth edition is an eye-opener to a state that has been so built up over the past century that it is unrecognizable. The book is in Very Good condition. It is bound in a blue cloth with gilt spine titles. The gilt is rubbed but easily readable. There is a 1/4-inch spine cloth tear at the bottom and a partial tear in the front seam, as well as corner rubbing. The... Read more
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$11.89
Vigilante: The Backlash Against Crime in America

Vigilante: The Backlash Against Crime in America

by Tucker, William

Stein & Day, 1985. 1st. Hardcover. A FINE tight copy in a near FINE bright dj.
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$10.00
The Magic of Thinking Big

The Magic of Thinking Big

by David J. Schwartz

1971 paperback. Clean, tight, ruled underlining on about half the pages, light cover wear, cover edges lightly yellowed.
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$7.65