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Sadie Shapiro's Knitting Book
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Sadie Shapiro's Knitting Book

by Smith, Robert Kimmel

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780671214852
ISBN 10
0671214853
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973 Simon and Schuster, 1973. Very Good. Simon and Schuster, 1973. Very Good. Robert Kimmel Smith is best known for his children books (Ransom, Chocolate Fever), but he also wrote for adults. This novel concerns a senior citizen (Sadie) who writes a book that becomes an unexpected hit. Stated first printing. Red paper boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding tight and square, clean and bright, with the usual bumping and minor wear to the front free end page due to removal of a label. Also minor foxing/soiling at top and bottom of page block. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean with two repaired tears and minor wear to extremities.
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Saint Maybe
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Saint Maybe

by Tyler, Anne

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780679403616
ISBN 10
0679403612
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Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 1991 Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 1991. Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 1991. Very Good. Tyler (1941-) wrote her first book, If Morning Ever Comes, in 1964; Saint Maybe from 1991 is her twelfth novel. Stated first Trade Edition from 1991 with the notation that a previous edition had been published by The Franklin Library. A signature appearing to belong to the author appears on second front end page. Tan paper boards bound at spine in black cloth; gold lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket has some bumps but no tears. 337 pages. Signed by author on second front free end page.
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Saint-Watching
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Saint-Watching

by McGinley, Phyllis

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  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
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New York: Viking Press, 1969 McGinley (1905-1978) was a poet and author of books for both children and adullts, many with a religious theme . She also wrote four collections of essays. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poety in 1961. The sale item is a collection of essays on selected saints, and explains their relevance in a modern world. Blue cloth binding with gold illustration on front board and gold lettering on spine. Binding tight and square with no flaws other than bumping at top and bottom of spine. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and bright but is worn and chipped at top and bottom of spine and upper edge of front side. There is also sunning on the upper inch and a half of the back side. 243 pages.
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The Salem Frigate
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The Salem Frigate

by Jennings, John

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing.
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Hardcover
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Garden City , New York: Doubleday and Company, 1946 John Jennings (1906-1973) was an American author of historical novels, primarily concerned with seagoing adventures. He published his first novel, Next to Valor, in 1939. The sale volume, The Salem Frigate from 1946, was one of his most popular. It concens the U.S. Frigate Essex. Stated first edition with 1946 on title page and copyright page. Blue cloth binding with gold lettering on front board and spine. Binding is tight and square, clean and bright with minor minor fading of lettering at upper spine, a bumped upper fore corne of the back board, andl stains from paper clips at top of copyright page and the following page. Unclipped dust jacket has wear and chipping at top of spine and wear at fore corners of both boards. Repairs and restorations have been made. 500 pages.
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The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time
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The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

by Adams, Douglas

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781400045082
ISBN 10
1400045088
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Harmony Books, 2002 Adams (1952-2001) wrote his first comical science fiction title in 1978, The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy. After four books for that series, he started his series staring Dirk Gentley and his travels to other galaxies. The sale item is the third book in that series. Stated first edition with full number line. Blue paper boards with black cloth at spine. Binding tight and square, claen and bright with no faults. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean with no faults. 299 pages.
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A Samba for Sherlock
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A Samba for Sherlock

by Soares, Jo; Landers, Clifford E., translator

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First American edition.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780375400650
ISBN 10
0375400656
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1997 Pantheon Books, 1997. Very Good. Pantheon Books, 1997. Very Good. Jo Soares (1938-) is a Brazilian TV personality turned author; this is his first mystery novel. The story concerns the theft of a valuable violin and the efforts of Sherlock Holmes (and Dr. Watson) to find it (in Rio). First American edition with full number line. Black paper boards with black cloth at spine; red lettering on spine only. Binding has the usual bumping at top and bottom of spine; previous owner's name at top of front free end page and a bit of spotting at top edge of page block. Unclipped dust jacket has some bumps but no tears. 271 pages.
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Sand Castles
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Sand Castles

by Freeling, Nicolas

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First American edition, fist printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780892963720
ISBN 10
0892963727
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New York: Mysterious Press, 1990 Nicolas Freeling (1927-2003) was a British author, often compared to Simenon. Between 1962 and 2002, he wrote over 40 mystery novels, starring either Henri Castang or Piet Van der Velk, his two favorite detectives. The sale item is the stated first American printing from February 1990. Violet paper boards with black cloth at spine; gold lettering on spine only. Binding is tight and square, clean and bright with no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket has minor bumping at top and bottom of spine but no other flaws. 209 pages.
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The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel
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The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel

by Bohjalian, Chris

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780385534796
ISBN 10
0385534795
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New York: Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012 Bohjalian (1960-) is a popular American author who wrote his first book, A Killing in the Real World, in 1988. The sale book, The Sandcastle Girls, is his fourteenth novel, the story of an American girl and her Armenian grandmother. Signed by the author on title page. Stated first edition with full number line. Green paper boards bound at spine with white cloth; silver lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean with no flaws. 8vo (7.75 to 9.75 inches). Signed by author on title page.
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The Satanic Verses
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The Satanic Verses

by Rushdie, Salman

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  • fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Fifth printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780670825370
ISBN 10
0670825379
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New York: Viking Press, 1989 Viking Press, 1989. Fine. Viking Press, 1989. Fine. Rushdie (1947-) published three books prior to 1988 when this title was published in England, including Midnight's Children (1981) which is currently on Modern Library's list of the 100 best of the 20th century. None of the previous three caused as much controversy as Satanic Verses. This is a fifth printing of the 1989 first American edition. Black paper boards bound at spine in black cloth; gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean and bright with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean with no tears but a few minor bumps. This is a very attractive volume and jacket. 547 pages.
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The Satanic Verses
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The Satanic Verses

by Rushdie, Salman

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  • good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
5th or later Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780670825370
ISBN 10
0670825379
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The Viking Press, 1988 Rushdie (1947-) was born in India and now lives in London. The sale item is his fourth novel, published in 1988; the eleventh printing of the First American Edition with number line reading 11 13 15 17 19 20 18 16 14 13. Black paper boards with black cloth binding at spine; gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no flaws other than foxing at the edges of the page block. No wear or soiling to the page block. 547 pages.
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Sayonara
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Sayonara

by Michener, James A.

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
5th or later Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Random House, Inc., 1954 Michener (1907-1997) was one of the most popular authors of the twentieth century. He wrote his first novel, Tales of the South Pacific, in 1949 and followed that with Fires of Spring in 1949, Return to Paradise in 1950, and The Bridges of Toko Ri in 1953. The sale item is the fifth printing of Sayonara from 1954. Brown paper boards with black paper at spine; gold and brown lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with minor foxing inside the boards and at the outer edge of the page block. Dust jacket has been clipped. No major tears but top and bottom of spine are noticeably worn. Spine is fade due to exposure to the sun. 243 pages plus a one page biography of the author.
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A Scandalous Woman and other stories
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A Scandalous Woman and other stories

by O'Brien, Edna

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Second printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780151795581
ISBN 10
0151795584
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New York London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974 O'Brien (1932 -) is one of Ireland's great short story writers; this is a selection of her best. Stated first edition of 1974 with letter line reading B C D E, so probable second printing. Blue paper boards with dark blue cloth at spine. A beautiful binding but slightly sunned at top of boards. Unclipped dust jacket has no wear or tears but minor darkening at top of boards and spine. 151 pages.
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School for Murder
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School for Murder

by Barnard, Robert

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984 Barnard (1936-2013) was a popular British crime author who wrote his first book, Death of an Old Goat, in 1974. School for Murder is from 1984; it was published in England by Collins as Little Victims, so the sale volume is techically the first American edition. Black paper boards with red lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with minor bumping. Unclipped dust jacket has no soiling, bumping or tears. 201 pages.
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The Scold's Bridle
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The Scold's Bridle

by Walters, Minette

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First American edition, first printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780312113773
ISBN 10
0312113773
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New York: St Martin's Press, 1994 St Martin's Press, 1994. Fine. St Martin's Press, 1994. Fine. This is the third mystery novel written by the English author, Minette Walters (1949-); she won the Edgar award in 1994 for her second book. First American edition with full number line; signed by author on title page. Black paper boards with gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket has a few bumps but no tears or soiling. 338 pages. Signed by Author
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The Screaming Dead Balloons
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The Screaming Dead Balloons

by McCutchan, Philip

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First American edition, first printing.
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: The John Day Company, 1968 The John Day Company, 1968. Very Good. The John Day Company, 1968. Very Good. The Brititsh author McCutchan (1922-1996) wrote over 90 novels; he is most famous for the character Commander Shaw, a top operator for British Intelligence. First American edition with no additional printings listed (George G. Harrap, London probable first). Gray cloth binding with pink lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight, clean and bright with no marking. Unclipped dust jacket is chipped and worn at top and bottom of spine and corners, but clean and bright. Minor reinforcements have been made. 224 pages.
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The Sea
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The Sea

by Banville, John

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First American edition, first printin.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780307263117
ISBN 10
0307263118
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 2005 Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 2005. Fine. Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 2005. Fine. John Banville (1945-) is an Irish writer who published his first book in 1970. The Sea was published in 2005 to critical acclaim; it won the Booker Prize. This is the first American edition, first printing. Gray paper boards bound at spine in black cloth; gold lettering on spine only. No marking inside or out; binding tight and square. Unclipped dust jacket has a small repaired tear at top of spine plus some minor bumps. 195 pages.
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Seacrow Island
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Seacrow Island

by Lindgren, Astrid

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First English Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Oliver and Boyd Ltd., 1968 Oliver and Boyd Ltd., 1968. Very Good. Hales, Robert. Oliver and Boyd Ltd., 1968. Very Good. Hales, Robert. Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) was a Swedish children's book author probably most familiar to readers as the author of the Pippi Longstockings series; she published her first story in 1944. Seacrow Island was published in Sweden in 1964 by Raben & Sjogren, Stockholm; the sale volume from 1968 is the stated first English edition by Oliver & Boyd Ltd., London, published before the Viking American edition (Copyright page is at the back of the book). Light yellow cloth binding with illustration of a boy holding a dog on front board and printing on spine. Binding is tight, square, clean and bright with only flaw being minor bumping at top and bottom of spine. Unclipped dust jacket (19s 6d net) is bright and clean but worn at extremities, especially at spine. Restorations have been made and jacket is now Brodart covered to prevent further deterioration. 232 pages.
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Seacrow Island
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Seacrow Island

by Lindgren, Astrid

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First American edition.
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Viking Press, 1969 Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) was a Swedish children's book author, probably most familiar to readers as the author of the Pippi Longstockings series; she published her first nover in 1944. Seacrow Island was published in Sweden in 1964 by Raben & Sjogren, Stockholm; the sale volume from 1969 is the stated first American edition by Viking. Green cloth binding with black illustration on front board and black lettering on spine. Illustrations by Robert Hales. Binding is bright and clean with no problems other than minor fading and bumping at top of spine. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean but worn at extremities, especially at top and bottom of spine. Restorations have been made. 232 pages.
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Seamus Heaney
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Seamus Heaney

by Vendler, Helen

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780674796119
ISBN 10
067479611X
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998 This is a tribute to, as well as a biography of, the Irish poet Heaney (1939-2013) from an author who studied Heany from 1975 until his death. The book is more about the development of Heaney as a poet that simply a biography. Blue paper boards with green paper at spine; gold lettering on spine only. Binding has no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean. 175 pages with 7 pages of notes, index, and biography.
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A Season in Hell
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A Season in Hell

by Higgins, Jack

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780671636913
ISBN 10
067163691x
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Simon and Schuster, 1989 Jack Higgins(1929-) is a British author who wrote his first action novel in 1959; since that time he has written dozens using various names, most often as Harry Patterson . A Season in Hell is a first American edition from 1989; no additional printings listed. Black paper boards bound at spine with black cloth; gold lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and cleans with no flaws. 334 pages.
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