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The stump Farm

By: ADAMS, Robert J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Spruce Grove, AB, Canada, Megamy Publishing, Limited, 1996

Edition: First Trade Paperback Ed.

Humourous short stories: The Stump Farm follows the trials of Bobby during the time Canada brought its soldiers back from the Second World War. 201 p. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean copy. Single surname in ink to front endpaper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 270g. View more info

Detective Stories from the Strand

By: ADRIAN, Jack - Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr, 1992

Edition: First Edition

Anthology of detective fiction and mystery from the pages of the Strand magazine - selected and introduced by Jack Adrian ; foreword by Julian Symons. Featuring work by - E. C. bentley, G. K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, A. Conan Doyle, Aldous Hixley, Edgar Wallace and others. xxiii, 374 p. ; 23 cm. Bright, fesh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases present. Weight, 404g. View more info

Confessions of Elsa

By: ADRIAN, Jill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: San Juan Capistrano, CA, deLUXX Editions, 1982

Edition: First Edition

'She knew how to please a man...any man!'. 188pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Nearly 'as new'. Weight, 110g. View more info

AEsop's Fables


Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co., 1911

Edition: First Thus

Aesop's Fables illustrated in b&w by E. Boyd Smith. xii, 172 p. ill. 22 cm. Ornamental borders to each page.Interior is clean though a few small a small stain noted to blank page p2. Ginges sound, no cracking. No ownership marks. Brown cloth is very bright and clean and the gilt titles and decoration shos no fading. Minor wear to cloth at tips. Weight, View more info

The Days of Bruce: A Story from Scottish History

By: AGUILAR, Grace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co.,

Edition: Later Edition

Historical fiction for juveniles based on Scots history. Originally published in 1852 this is an undated edition from circa WWI. There is a pencil date of 1916 on the ffep. 527pp, 16pp publisher's catalog at rear. Small pencil inscription to ffeo otherwuise unmarked. Foxing to prelims, ladst few pages, top edge and fore edge. Interior is clean and bright,. Binding is tight and square with a little wear tio red cloth at corners and edges. Gilt titles and decoration to spi... View more info

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Prisoners of hope : a story of the Faith


Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society,

Edition: New Edition

Christian novel of England in the Reformation, under the Tudors. Undated. Originally published in the 1890s, tis is a later edition. 126pp, color frontis plate. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages still crisp. Tight, square binding. No wera to the cloth boards. AQttractive color dustjacket is also bright, clean and unmarked with just very minor edge wear. Scan available. Weight, 349g. View more info

Jo's Boys

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son,

Edition: Later Reprint

Recounts the further adventures, successes, and failures of the numerous little men of Plumfield. An undated edition, probably from tthe 1950s - priced at 4/6. 304pp, color frontis illustration. Book is very bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, no wear to the red cloth. The attractively illustrated dustjacket is better than VG except for a small, lost chip to the top edge of the front panel. Scan available. Weight, 285g. View more info

Bow down to Nul / The Dark Destroyers

By: ALDISS, Brian W.; WELLMAN, Manly Wade

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Ace Books, 1960

Edition: First Ace Printing

Vintage Paperback. Ace Double Novel Book D-443. Two novels, back to back. 145pp + 111pp. A bright, clean novel with a lightly & evenly tanned interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Faint spine creases. Faint corner crease to the top of the Wellman novel. Attractive - about a File Copy condition. Weight, 125g. View more info

The Bewitched Tailor

By: ALEIKHEM, Sholom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Pub. House,

Edition: Edition Not Stated

English Language. Translated by Bernard Isaacs. Undated edition circa 1960s. 8vo, 171pp. Hardcover in brown illustrated cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Book is bright and clean with a tight binding and no wear to the cloth. The dustjacket shows a little wear at corners. Weight, 268g. View more info

Adrift in New York

By: ALGER, Horatio Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing Co,

Edition: Later Reprint

Horatio Alger Jr. novel for juveniles originally appearing in1904. This reprint is undated but circa the 1930s. Book is clean and unmarked. Pages evenly tanned as usual. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. The dustjacket is complete, clean, and unmarked, with a long closed tear to the front panel, minor edge wear and minor wear to the corners and extremities of the spine. Weight, 180g. View more info

The Revenge of Fantomas

By: ALLAIN, Alfred

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David McKay Co.,

Edition: First American Edition

Translated from the French by Alfred Allison. 319pp. Interior is generally clean and unmarked. However there are three rubber stamp impressions [a drug store, where the books were sold], one at the front [ffep], and tow at the back [rpde & bottom of the last page]. There is a bookplate to the fpde - but it is unmarked. There is a very small amount of foxing to the front edges. Binding is sound - no wear or cracking to hinges. Black cloth is quite clean and showing virt... View more info

The Journal

By: ALLEN, J. A. & SMITH, G. Ennis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Headline Book Publishing, Limited, 1995

Edition: First Printing

Tastelful erotica - 'Adult fiction for Lovers'. 282pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, light creasing to spine. Near new copy. Weight, 170g. View more info

Het Schuilt in Ons Allen

By: ALLEN, Johannes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Den Haag, Ad. M. C. Stock,

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Geautoriseerde Nederlandsche vertaling uit het deensch van Dr. Annie Posthumus. Undated, but 1946. Dutch language text. 192pp, illustrated by Alfred Mazure, color plates and in-text illustration. Interior is very clean, plates are bright. Text, printed on cheap postwar paper, is browing uniformly.Sopund binding, no weakness to hinges. Illustrated front board is bright and clean. Sound cloth spine. Solid copy. Weight, 450g. View more info

Poe and the British Magazine Tradition

By: ALLEN, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1969

Edition: First Edition

The author discusses edgar Allan Poe and his 'connection' to the British literary/magazine culture. 255pp. Bright, clean copy. Ink signature to verso of ffep otherwise unmarked. Sound, square binding. No wear to cloth Unclipped dustjacket showing only very minor wear. Weight, 440g.. View more info

De Roodharige

By: ANDERSCH, Alfred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek, 1963

Edition: First Edition

Dutch language novel. 205pp. Unmarked interior. Slight browning to page edges. No wear to cloth. Sound, tight binding. Dustjacket has a darkened spine and a little edge wear. Weight, 330g. View more info