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The High Crusade

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York:, Baen Books,: 1960.

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 008740


1961 Hugo nominee. "An alien starship lands in medieval England, and carries a group of knights off into space. These rough-and-ready chaps eventually succeed in conquering the interstellar empire. A fondly remembered romp which celebrates the violent human spirit, it has not worn particularly well." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket has light edge wear in a new Mylar sleeve. 1961 Hugo nominee.REF: Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-11. S... View more info

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The Robots of Dawn

By: Asimov, Isaac.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company,: 1983.

Edition: Book Club Edition. [BOMC]

Seller ID: 002219


A "whodunit" science fiction novel by American writer Isaac Asimov, first published in 1983. It is the third novel in Asimov's Robot series. It was nominated for both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1984.Unread, No flaws to book. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has light wear with toning to rear panel. View more info

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The Admirable Crichton

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 010243

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with intricate gilt decorations on the front typical of Thomson's skill. Bindings tight and square. Heavy stock paper, Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Three small faded spots on rear upper edge. Offsetting on free endpages. [No Date, c1914] Printed at the Edinburgh University Press. Later Printing after Deluxe Edition of 500. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. 4to, 27 cm; 10.75 inches tall; pp. iii-235, [1]; mounted color frontispiece and 19 mounted color plates, additional black & white text illustrations throughout. The Admirable Crichton is a comic stage p... View more info

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The Penderwicks. A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

By: Birdsall, Jeanne

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010420

ISBN: 0375831436

Condition: New


No Flaws of Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Tenth Printing. National Book Award Seal Attached. 262 pages. Deliciously nostalgic and quaintly witty, this is a story as breezy and carefree as a summer day. View more info

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One Bright Day

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, John Day Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010317

Condition: Very Good


Stressing the superiority of the Japanese approach to children and life, this has a might-be-true quality which its unaccented style emphasizes and makes for an uncomplicated treatment of the delicate issues of child behavior and obedience. [kirkus] Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a wrap-around design with light shelf handling and even age-toning. A collectible copy of this charming vintage children's book. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 60 pages. Decorated endpages. View more info

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Dragon Seed. A Novel of China Today.

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1942

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Good in a Good Dust Jacket.


Basis for the 1944 film directed by Harold S. Barquet and starring Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston and Aline MacMahon. --- Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for The Good Earth. Buck writes in power and illumination as the human greatness of simple men and women meets each day, in occupied China, with deathless tenacity." -- The New York Times. Publisher's cloth, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. minor damp stain lower front board. Dust Jacket with price of $2.50 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve; edge wear with small loss top of sp... View more info

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Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews

By: Carroll, James

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010657

ISBN: 0395779278

Condition: New


Fascinating, brave and sometimes infuriating. [Time Magazine] National Book Award Winner.This magisterial work will satisfy Jewish and Christians readers alike, challenging both to a renewed conversation with one another. The author traces the record of anti-Semitism and anti-Judaism in the Catholic Church, suggesting that centuries of animus culminated in the Holocaust.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Third Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. View more info

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Moonglow: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011603

ISBN: 0062225553

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author; First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A wondrous book that celebrates the power of family bonds and the slipperiness of memory..A thoroughly enchanting story about the circuitous path that a life follows, about the accidents that redirect it, and about the secrets that can be felt but never seen, like the dark matter at the center of every family's cosmos. [Ron Charles, The Washington Post] View more info

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010223

ISBN: 0679450041

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author and the "key" with no inscriptions. First Edition, Early Printing. All points correct but for First Edition below full number line. [ref: McBride; Blindstamp]Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with a price of $26.95 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. The acclaimed novel that Newsweek called a "towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book" and that earned Michael Chabon the Pulitzer Prize in 2001. Set against the rise of comic books' Golden Age, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a mod... View more info

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...Santiago

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 003531


Review on Viking stationary [unsigned] laid-in. Tan cloth covered boards with red titles and decorations. Full color decorated endpages. Top edge stained red. Bindings square and tight. Minor bump lower front corner. Minimal handling wear Dust jacket with the price of $2.75 Has light war to corners and spine tips. Now in new clear Mylar sleeve. Ann Nolan Clark, ( 1896 -1995) was an American writer who won the 1953 Newbery Medal. She published 31 books, all relating to her experiences with the Native Americans. View more info

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Half-Life

By: Clement, Hal

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010227

ISBN: 0312869207

Condition: New


SIGNED by author "Hal Clement" with Harry Stable in parenthesis below on title page. Two outlines of hands are drawn on the first blank page. Brown ribbed cloth covered boards with white spine labels. No flaws or blemishes to this unopened book. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve. Set in the 21st century, when numerous new diseases threaten the existence of the human race, a crew of terminally ill scientists and researchers undertakes a one-way journey to the moons of Saturn. There they race against time to find a clue to the origins of life that will help them develop a means of c... View more info

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Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa, With Original Photographs (January 1914-July 1931) and Quotations from Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

By: Dinesen, Isak; [Karen Blixen]; Kamante; Collected by Peter Beard; Afterward by Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011420

ISBN: 0877016801

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Folio; 12 inches tall; illustrated from original photographs; drawings and facsimile of letters and diary entries. These celebrated tales and others are retold here from Kamante's perspective and are enhanced with his own drawings and letters, Dinesen's words and snapshots, and photographs by Peter Beard. Writes Beard, "Over a period of 12 years, as if divesting himself of his possessions, Kamante put down the extra dimensions of truth which are at the heart of Out of Africa." View more info

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The Cocktail Party. A Comedy.

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009749

Condition: Very Good


Eliot's most popular play published in his lifetime. The Cocktail Party was written while Eliot was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1948. It was first performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 1949. In 1950 the play had successful runs in London and New York theaters (the Broadway production received the 1950 Tony Award for Best Play.) It focuses on a troubled married couple who, through the intervention of a mysterious stranger, settle their problems and move on with their lives. [wiki] First Edition, First Printing. First issue, with the error at page 29, li... View more info

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Middlesex: A Novel

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010655

ISBN: 0374199698

Condition: New


The author's second book, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2003. Eugenides weaves together a kaleidoscopic narrative spanning 80 years of a stained family history, from a fateful incestuous union in a small town in early 1920s Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit; from the early days of Ford Motors to the heated 1967 race riots; from the tony suburbs of Grosse Pointe and a confusing, aching adolescent love story to modern-day Berlin. Eugenides's command of the narrative is astonishing. He balances Cal/Callie's shifting voices convincingly, spinning this strange and often un... View more info

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Father Abraham

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009757

ISBN: 039453722X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Faulkner is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature generally and Southern literature specifically. Though his work was published as early as 1919, and largely during the 1920s and 1930s, Faulkner was not widely known until receiving the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature, for which he became the only Mississippi-born Nobel winner. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9 inches tall. 73 pages. View more info

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A Fable

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010333

Condition: Very Good


A Fable is a 1954 novel written by the American author William Faulkner. He spent more than a decade and tremendous effort on it and aspired for it to be "the best work of my life and maybe of my time". It won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Stain on lower text-block edge. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age toned with chipping on top edge and small loss top spine corner. View more info

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George F. Kennan: An American Life
[Politics & Government]

By: Gaddis, John Lewis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Penguin Press,: 2011

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008635

ISBN: 9781594203121<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


In the late 1940s, George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set forward the strategy of containment that would define U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union for the next four decades. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2012.This achievement alone would qualify him as the most influential American diplomat of the Cold War era. But he was also an architect of the Marshall Plan, a prizewinning historian, and would become one of the most outspoken critics of American diplomacy, politics, and culture during the last half of the twentieth century. Now the... View more info

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The Plays of John Galsworthy

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Duckworth,: 1929

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003860

Condition: Near Fine


John Galsworthy OM was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include "The Forsyte Saga" (1906-1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. Bound in full-leather with four raised bands and bright stamped gilt lettering to spine. The book shows mild external handling wear. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt edges and pastedowns with ornamental gilt borders. Flyleaves display darkened edges from gilt. All edges gilt. Text clean and without markings. Second Edition, Dec. 1929 [1st published in October].8.75 inch... View more info

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A Daughter the Middle Border

By: Garland, Hamlin.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1921.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 007503


The second volume of four of the Middle Border Series.Hannibal Hamlin Garland (1860 – 1940) was an American novelist, poet, psychical researcher, essayist, and short story writer. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1922.Black cloth covered boards with stamped vignette of gold, white, blue and black. Spine titles stamped gilt. Front titles stamped in red. Decorated endpages. Bindings square and tight. Light wear. Text clean. View more info

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Rites of Passage

By: Golding, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011411

ISBN: 0374250863

Condition: Fine


Winner of the 1980 Booker Prize. Sailing to Australia in the early years of the nineteenth century, Edmund Talbot keeps a journal to amuse his godfather back in England. Full of wit and disdain, he records the mounting tensions on the ancient, sinking warship where officers, sailors, soldiers and emigrants jostle in the cramped spaces below decks. A first-rate historical novel that is also a novel of ideas--a taut, beautifully controlled short book with none of the windiness or costumed pageantry so often associated with fiction attempts to reanimate the past... [It is] the bes... View more info