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" CQ" OR, IN THE WIRELESS HOUSE, Train, Arthur
1 " CQ" OR, IN THE WIRELESS HOUSE Train, Arthur
The Century Company 1912 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Crosby, R. M. 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; black-and-white; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 20463 
Price: 18.75 USD
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7TH AVE., Norman, Bogner
2 7TH AVE. Norman, Bogner
NY Coward - Mccann, Inc. 1967 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Book Club Edition; The rise from tenement kid to king on 7th ave. 9176 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A DAUGHTER OF THE LAND, Porier, Gene Stratton
3 A DAUGHTER OF THE LAND Porier, Gene Stratton
Grosset & Dunlap Hardcover Good 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Good with no dust jacket. 1000 Color illustration at frontispiece. Gray cloth. Binding is Hardcover. 11585 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A FABLE, Faulkner, William
4 A FABLE Faulkner, William
Random House 1954 039442400X / 9780394424002 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages; Maroon cloth, last couple leaves creased, book list attached to rear end paper. Tp edge lightly stained gray. 32950 
Price: 28.15 USD
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A FEARFUL JOY, Cary, Joyce
5 A FEARFUL JOY Cary, Joyce
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Cary, Joyce A Fearful Joy New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. Stated first (American) edition. VG/VG. With DJ slightly chipped along the top. 7303 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A HOUSE ON THE MARSH, Florence Wden
6 A HOUSE ON THE MARSH Florence Wden
NY Lovell, Coryell and Company N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Oxford Edition in burgundy cloth with gilt spine. Hardbound, VERY GOOD condition with no dust jacket, sound, top edge gilt. ATTRACTIVE COPY with light browning. No date but circa 1890.. 9675 
Price: 18.66 USD
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A KING BY NIGHT, Wallace, Edgar
7 A KING BY NIGHT Wallace, Edgar
Doubleday, Page and Company, Inc 1926 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Spine lightly sunned, a few faded spots to cover. The moire pattern of the graphic is a scanner artifact. 17953 
Price: 42.25 USD
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8 A KING'S PAWN Drummond, , Hamilton
Doubleday, Page & Co. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Green illustrated (faded) cloth covered boards. Presumed 1st (cr 1900) . Solid and tigh copy. T 2008 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT, MODESTE MIGNON Saintsbury, George Trans., Balzac, Honore De
9 A MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT, MODESTE MIGNON Saintsbury, George Trans. Balzac, Honore De
Philadelphia John Wanamaker 1901 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; The Works of Honore De Balzac; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Deluxe Green cloth with gilt. 16242 
Price: 14.05 USD
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10 A MINGLED YARN Parker, , Beulah
May not be noted. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Parker, Beulah, A MINGLED YARN, PARKER, Beulah, Chronicle of a Troubled Family, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1972, 333 pp, DJ vg/vg 887 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A PASSAGE OF HAWKS, Williams, , Wirt
11 A PASSAGE OF HAWKS Williams, , Wirt
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
ROMANCE; Deep South; Book Club Edition; Williams, Wirt A Passage of Hawks New York, NY McGraw Hill Book Company 1963.; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. 5307 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A PERFECT DAY, Lynch, Bohun
12 A PERFECT DAY Lynch, Bohun
Thomas Seltzer 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; Original blue paper covered boards with light dulled spine in cloth. Published 1924 22146 
Price: 14.05 USD
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13 A SMALL TOWN Hearon, , Shelby
Atheneum 0689115830 / 9780689115837 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
ARC; Advance Reveiw Copy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 336 pages; Brown and beige cloth covered boards WITH DUST JACKET. ADVANCE REVIEW COPY. 1924 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A SUITOR TO SPARE, Janet Templeton
14 A SUITOR TO SPARE Janet Templeton
May not be noted. Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Templeton, Janet A Suitor to Spare New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1987. Fine condition with ODCC in ink on front free end paper.. First Edition. 1987, white bds. 179pp. , 7307 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A TALE OF TWO CITIES: THE RIVERSIDE LITERATURE SERIES, Dickens, Charles
15 A TALE OF TWO CITIES: THE RIVERSIDE LITERATURE SERIES Dickens, Charles
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1933. Hard Cover. No Jacket. Reprint. Very good condition. 8274 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A VENTURE IN IDENTITY, Houghton, Lucile
16 A VENTURE IN IDENTITY Houghton, Lucile
Doubleday, Page & Co. 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. 12548 
Price: 18.68 USD
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A VIEW WITHOUT A ROOM Limited Edtion 15/200, Forster, E. M.
17 A VIEW WITHOUT A ROOM Limited Edtion 15/200 Forster, E. M.
Albondocani Press 1973 First Edition Paperback Fine in Fine dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Limited Edtion 15/200. Originally written in 1958 to update the original 1908 "A ROOM WITHOUT A VIEW". Fabriano laid Text paper. Italian Bertini hand-sewn wrappers over stiff card. Laid in advance notice of publication. 24846 
Price: 164.50 USD
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ABBA FATHER, Matson, Virginia
18 ABBA FATHER Matson, Virginia
Chicago Moody Press 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; Fiction set in Israel combining Germanic, Jewish and Arabic cultures. 1971 23913 
Price: 15.93 USD
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ADAM BEDE, Eliot, George
19 ADAM BEDE Eliot, George
NY Century Co. 1902 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; English Comedie Humane; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Sound brown cloth copy with plates. Leather spine label with gilt lettering 16059 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ALL OR NOTHING, Powys, Cowper John
20 ALL OR NOTHING Powys, Cowper John
London Macdonald & Co 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages; All or Nothing. London: MacDonald, (1960. 1st ed. 8vo, orig. Beige cloth; light wear, d/j (very slight to edges). Ink sale price at head of title. Thomas A58. DJ in acrylic 21900 
Price: 23.45 USD
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