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The Devils of Loudun

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1952

Seller ID: 009946

Condition: Good


In 1632 an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil. After a sensational and celebrated trial, the convent's charismatic priest Urban Grandier accused of spiritually and sexually seducing the nuns in his charge-was convicted of being in league with Satan. Then he was burned at the stake for witchcraft. Basis for Ken Russell's 1971 film adaptation The Devils, the most scandalous scenes of which were cut from the film. View more info

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Brief Candles

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran: 1920

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 010034

Condition: Very Good


This collection of Huxley stories contains 'After the Fireworks' which is the length of a short novel and deals with the predicament of a well-known writer who finds himself approached as an older man, by an importunate female admirer who aspires at all costs to be his mistress. Three more stories - 'Chawdron', ' The Rest Cure' and 'The Claxtons' complete the volume. Green cloth, stamped titles in gilt, Spine sun-faded. Bindings tight and square. Text c... View more info

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The Golden Bowl (Everyman's Library)

By: James, Henry

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1992

Seller ID: 010255

ISBN: 0679417338

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. The Golden Bowl first published in 1904 is set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and daughter and their respective spouses. [wiki] View more info

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Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery

By: Johnson, Craig

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2018

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010512

ISBN: 0525522476

Condition: New


Crack dialogue, smart humor, mystical realism, a strong sense of place and colorful, complex characters. [Shelf Awareness]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Not So Easy.

By: Jordon, Humfrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Holder & Stoughton,: 1962.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 002394


Blue cloth patterned boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Clean text. Hint of an eraser front free endpage. Dust jacket with price in protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear, small scuff at crown of spine. Minor darkening to white of rear panel. Humfrey Jordon born in the late 19th century began his lifelong interest in boats at age 8. Participating in both World Wars and a lifetime of sailing in Southern England, E... View more info

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Finished with Engines.

By: Jordon, Humfrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Holder & Stoughton,: 1961.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing

Seller ID: 002395


Blue cloth patterned boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Clean text. Foxing to half-title page. Dust jacket price-clipped in protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear, Minor darkening to white of rear panel. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. Humfrey Jordon born in the late 19th century began his lifelong interest in boats at age 8. Participating in both World Wars and a lifetime o... View more info

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Broken Link Holds.

By: Jordon, Humfrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Holder & Stoughton,: 1960.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002396


Green cloth patterned boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Clean text. Minor bump to top spine. Dust jacket with price in protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear, Minor darkening to white of rear panel. Designed by Leslie Wood.Humfrey Jordon born in the late 19th century began his lifelong interest in boats at age 8. Participating in both World Wars and a lifetime of sailing in Southern England, Europe, Africa an... View more info

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Spoiling For Mischief.

By: Jordon, Humfrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Holder & Stoughton,: 1958.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing

Seller ID: 002397


Green cloth patterned boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Clean text. Minor bump to top spine. Dust jacket with price in protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear, Minor darkening to white of rear panel. Some soiling notable a mark of tape residue. Humfrey Jordon born in the late 19th century began his lifelong interest in boats at age 8. Participating in both World Wars and a lifetime of sailing in Southern England,... View more info

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The Principles of Uncertainty

By: Kalman, Maira

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New YOrk, Penguin Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010795

ISBN: 159420134X

Condition: New


A book that is part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, part chapbook, and all Kalman. Her brilliant, whimsical paintings, ideas, and images-which initially appear random-ultimately form an intricately interconnected worldview, an idiosyncratic inner monologue.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.3/8 inches tall. View more info

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The Good German: A Novel

By: Kanon, Joseph

Price: $16.45

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 008785

ISBN: 0805064222

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by Author on title page. No flaws or blemishes but for the unfortunate remainder mark on top edge. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. -------------- ". . . thoroughly captivating, a novel that brings to life the ambiguities at the heart of our country's moral legacy." -- NY Times Book Review. View more info

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Darth Bane: Path of Destruction: A Novel of the Old Republic (Star Wars (Del Rey))

By: Karpyshyn, Drew

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010820

ISBN: 0345477367

Condition: Fine


Bane makes the code of the Sith his own. He gravitates to the library and learns as much or more from the scrolls and manuals than from his lessons. He develops the belief that he can find a key to the ancient powers of the Rakata, the first servants of the dark side.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No Flaws to note. View more info

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Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three

By: Kerouac, Jack

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010476

Condition: Fine


Evergreen Original E-160. First Edition, First Printing in wraps. The soft cover edition was issued simultaneously with the first hard cover edition A very nice copy in wrappers. Spine not cracked. About fine, light rubbing at extremities. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Publisher's paper wrappers, lettered in red, gray, and white over black. 8 inches tall; 245 pages. Kerouac wrote Doctor Sax in 1952 while living with William... View more info

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Midnight Guardians
[Florida Mystery]

By: King, Jonathan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Open Road: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010514

ISBN: 1453211403

Condition: New


SIGNED by the Author above his name on the title page. In this sixth Max Freeman a thriller a case of Medicare fraud leads a Florida PI into much darker territory in this crime novel by an Edgar Award winner. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Hardcover in Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. View more info

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Desperation

By: King, Stephen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010588

ISBN: 0670868361

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. 0996 bottom inside front Dust Jacket flap; Full Number Line. Jacket art by Mark Ryden. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Fine in a Fine Dust JacketNo Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Westward Ho. Or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Rendered into modern English.<br>  </b>[N. C. Wyeth]

Westward Ho. Or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Rendered into modern English.
[N. C. Wyeth]

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Seller ID: 005745


Westward Ho! was originally planned as a patriotic tale about the defeat of the Spanish Armada at a time when Napoleon III's anti-English posturing was alarming many of Kingsley's countrymen. By the time of publication, the Crimean War had switched public angst towards Russia, but it remained just as timely and the novel's nostalgic and rose-tinted look at the Elizabethan golden age struck a chord with its Victorian readership. Green cloth covered boards with ... View more info

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The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life through the Pages of a Lost Journal

By: Koppel, Lily

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED by the author no inscriptions

Seller ID: 010474

ISBN: 0061256773

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author no inscriptions; First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Journalist Koppel found the inspiration for this book, based on her 2006 New York Times article, after discovering Florence Wolfson’s diary in a Manhattan dumpster. Koppel eventually locates Florence in Florida and surprises the 90-year-old with this artifact from her past, which reveals her ... View more info

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Kindled By Time; Poems.

By: Kreemer, Irvin C.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Harrison,: 1946.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002644


Orange cloth with titles on spine and front, minor hand soiling. Bindings tight and square, text clean, hint of toning. Top edge stained purple, Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket has light handling wear, small loss lower corner and spine. Protected in clear Mylar sleeve. View more info

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An Acceptable Time

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, Farrar Strass Giroux: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010221

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket, The only flaw is a bit of age-spotting on textblock edge. Wrap-around Dust Jacket designed by Charles Mikolaycak with a price of $13.95 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. An Acceptable Time, the final book in Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet, the series that began with the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time. [AZ] View more info

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The Dwarf

By: Lagerkvist, Par; Translated from the Swedish by Alexandra Dick

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, L. B. Fisher Publishing: 1945

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 010118

Condition: Very Good


Pär Fabian Lagerkvist (1891 - 1974) was a Swedish author who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1951. Lagerkvist wrote poems, plays, novels, stories, and essays of considerable expressive power and influence. One of his central themes was the fundamental question of good and evil. As a moralist, he used religious motifs and figures from the Christian tradition without following the doctrines of the church. [wiki] The Dwarf is considered his most important an... View more info

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Not Without Laughter
[Harlem Renaissance ]

By: Langston Hughes; Forward Dr. Henry Louis Gates

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1997

Seller ID: 010278

Condition: Fine


Limited edition of an unspecified number. Black cloth with gilt spine titles to decorated boards with a matching slipcase. No flaws or blemishes to book. Minimal shelf handling for the slipcase. 8vo; 24 cm; 9.5 in. tall. 326 [8] pages. Decorated endpages and a frontispiece. Illustrations after Jacob Lawrence, with color endsheets and color illustrations, are from his migration series. Originally published in 1930; this edition was designed by Karen M. Elder. Not... View more info