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Search for the Rabbit, The, and What it Taught Allison : A New Report from Wonderland (Signed)

By: Valloglise, P. Luc

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lorien House: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20098

Condition: Near Fine

138 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover, 138 pages, line drawings by author, 26 chapters, each featuring one letter of alphabet. Not written for children but suitable for all ages. ; Isbn 0934852553. Blurb: 'Taking the wrong subway train in New York, Allison encounters a series of talkative characters leading her through the maze of Wonderland until it all begins to make sense.' ; front blank page inscribed and SIGNED by author. View more info

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Daffodil Murder, The

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Triangle Books: 1938

Seller ID: 21355

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

305 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, black lettering, blue endpapers, 305 pages. ; Copyright 1921. This edition May, 1938. ; A classic mystery-thriller by the famed and prolific British author of King Kong. ; Almost no sign of use. Cloth on spine very slightly faded. Pages starting to yellow from age. No marks. Lacks jacket. Binding tight. ; With this item you will also get three additional Edgar Wallace mystery-thrillers, all vintage hardcovers in similar condition: The Hairy Arm, The Secret House, The Strange Countess. View more info

Robert Elsmere

By: Ward, Mary Augusta (Mrs. Humphrey Ward)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John B. Alden, Publisher: 1895

Seller ID: 20169

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

657 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, black decor, gilt title on spine, 657 pages. ; Mrs. Humphrey Ward (1851-1920) was one of the most popular novelists of the late 19th century. This, her most famous novel, originally published 1888, was loosely based on life of radical Unitarian minister Moncure Daniel Conway. Mrs. Ward herself was also Unitarian but a staunch opponent of woman suffrage. This novel was an enormous bestseller in its day and controversy swirled around it for years. ; Cloth shows light edgewear mainly at heel and crown. No marks. Spine slightly misshapen b... View more info

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Zenobia ; Or, the Fall of Palmyra : In Letters of L. Manlius Piso, from Palmyra, to His Friend, Marcus Curticus, At Rome

By: Ware, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John B. Alden, Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 16200

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

191 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Dark brown cloth, black lettering and decor, 191 pages, main text in 2 columns. ; Historical romance, a ficionalized account of Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra (Syria, Palestine, Egypt and other areas) who went to war against the Roman Empire in the 3rd Century. ; Originally published in 1836. This edition dated 1892. Owner name on front endpaper dated 1898. This was a popular book in its time and was reprinted often; exact number of this printing is unknown. ; Written by the Rev. William Ware (1797-1852) who was perhaps more famous as a novelist than as a Unitarian... View more info

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Day of the Locust, The

By: West, Nathanael, with Budd Schulberg

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Time Inc: 1965

Seller ID: 21358

Condition: Very Good+

168 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Softcover, stiff black and pink covers with chaotic illustrations, [xxiv] + 168 pages. ; Copyright 1939. This edition, with new introduction by Budd Schulberg, 1965. ; Dark, sprawling novel with dysfunctional human beings and mob violence set in 1930s Hollywood. Made into major film 1975 starring Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith, Karen Black, William Atherton. ; Lower tip of front cover missing. Spine slightly rolled. No other defects. Scarce edition. ; Time Reading Program Special Edition Series View more info

Youth Walks on the Highway : Limited Edition, 1930

By: Wetjen, Albert Richard; Illustrated by John Alan Maxwell

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heron Press: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 12947

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

69 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth over spine, gilt lettering, brown and yellow patterned boards, deckle edges, b/w woodcut decorative initials throughout, and 11 b/w woodcut illustrations. Many nudes of both sexes but no highly explicit illustrations. ; First edition stated, also limited edition, number 664 of 750 stated. Erotica. F/m bondage story with woman dominatrix. ; Edges of boards quite worn. Foxing to a few leaves. No marks apart from limitation number in old ink. Binding tight. View more info

Wilsons Tales of the Borders, Volume 3 : And of Scotland, 1887

By: Wilson, John Mackay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: James Gemmell: 1887

Seller ID: 12577

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

224 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, blue cloth, black decor, gilt spine lettering and coat of arms on front, pale yellow endpapers, 12 tales. 32-pg publisher catalog in rear, as issued, with several b/w portrait illustrations. ; Volume 3 ONLY of a series of 8. Each vol stands alone. Tales are: The Guidwife of Coldingham. Adventures of Launcelot Errington. Judith the Egyptian. The Deserted wife. The Unbidden guest. The Covenanting family. The Festival. The Simple man is the beggar's brother. The Unknown. The Solitary of the cave. The Order of the Garter. The Red hall. ; Nor... View more info

Marrying Too Late, a Tale : 1e, 1st Edition, 1857

By: Wood, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1857

Seller ID: 20738

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

432 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown blindstamped cloth, gold title on spine, 432 pages, dark brown endpapers, a few footnotes and endnotes. ; 'Dedicated to Our New Evangel, Dell-Eva, of Clifton, Ohio.' ; A rollicking 45-chapter novel with love, romance, Italian castles, mysterious counts, maidens in distress, and some truly odd proselytizing, by famous Baptist writer. ; Cloth quite worn, small part missing from lower front fore-edge. Front flyleaf has two names penned in very old ink. Front endpaper has small handmade library pocket, book has no other library marks. Light to modera... View more info

To the Lighthouse : London Folio Society Edition, 1992

By: Woolf, Virginia; Illustrated by Maryclare Foa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London Folio Society: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 17169

ISBN: 0151010706

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

192 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Beautifully decorated blue cloth with metallic silver lighthouse on front, pale blue-green endpapers, 192 pages. ; Originally published 1927. This is a new edition, illustrated with beautiful watercolors by Maryclare Foa, with new introduction by Gilbert Phelps, published 1988, 4th printing, 1992.; Book shows no defects. Slipcase is unlettered and shows only a touch of shelfwear. View more info

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For You : (1e, 1st Edition, Signed)

By: Woolfenden, Harriet B.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Harriet B. Woolfenden: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18937

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

24 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, gray patterned boards, bound with yellow cord, 24 pages on pale yellow paper, 24 charming original love poems with rhyme and meter. First page SIGNED by author and dated November 1930. ; Harriet B. Woolfenden was a noted ornithologist in Dearborn, Michigan, in the early to mid 20th century. Her husband, Joseph T. Woolfenden, was an executive at Detroit City Gas Company. ; Only minor shelfwear. No major defects. No marks apart from autograph. Quite scarce. ; With this item you will also get: Wonderful World, same author, 1957, poems dedicated to... View more info

Jokes Every Woman Should Know

By: Worick, Jennifer

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Quirk Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20520

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

144 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small hardcover, red boards, gray endpapers, 144 pages, about 200 jokes and brief humorous quotations from famous woman comedians. ; No defects. No jacket. View more info

Uncrowned King, The : (1st Edition, 1910)

By: Wright, Harold Bell; Illustrated by John R. Neill

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Book Supply Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18349

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

118 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, 118 pages, 11 monochrome illustrations including 5 half-page illustrations, 6 full-page plates, depicting kings, princes, horses, castles, fairies, etc. ; 1st edtion, NAP. This is Wright's fourth novel and lists only his three previous titles. Illustrated by John Rea Neill, famous illustrator of Oz Books. ; Light edgewear. Gilt on front and spine all quite bright and sharp. Endpapers tanned with age. Rear endpaper creased, with two small closed tears. View more info