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Image for <b> Guide to Tolkien's World : A Bestiary </b><br>[LOTR]

Guide to Tolkien's World : A Bestiary
[LOTR]

By: [Tolkien] Day, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Metro Books,: 2010.

Seller ID: 008471

ISBN: 1435129369


This is a guide to all the living creatures — both flora and fauna — that inhabit J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth and Undying Lands. It is complete with descriptive text, both black and white and color illustrations, maps, a chronology, and a special index referring readers back to Tolkien's original works. All 129 races identified are clearly explained in terms of their physical appearance, language, behavior.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; S... View more info

Image for <b>  Mr. Sampath--The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma</b> (Everyman's Library)

Mr. Sampath--The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma (Everyman's Library)

By: , NarayanR. K.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 2006

Seller ID: 010282

ISBN: 1400044774

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes, and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. The three novels brought together in this volume, all written after India's independence, are masterpieces of social comedy, rich in local color and abounding in affectionate humor and generosity of spirit. View more info

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Letters to Montgomery Clift

By: Alumit, Noel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Fransisco and Denver:, MacMurray & Beck,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008565

ISBN: 1931561028

Condition: 8vo; 244 pages.


Alumit knows about loss and sorrow. Fortunately for readers of his novel, he knows even more about resilience and hope. -- Aimee Liu, Cloud Mountain. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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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 w... View more info

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The Weight of Water

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 0

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010434

ISBN: 0316789976

Condition: New


Gift Quality. No flaws or blemishes. Book Club Edition. If ever a work of fiction earned the description a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, this is it, and more ... [The New York Times Book Review] View more info

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The Verificationist

By: Antrim, Donald

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Knopf,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008558

ISBN: 0375408223


"A darkly comic tour-de-farce that's at once attenuated and hyperkinetic.... Antrim has provided a striking meditation on the nature of self-identity and a fierce affirmation of the power of imagination." -- Publishers Weekly.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 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

Image for <b>  Jonathan Livingston Seagull</b>

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1970

Seller ID: 009382

ISBN: 0684846845

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. No flaws to note. Full number line. 8.75 inches tall; 93 pages. View more info

Image for <b>The Golden Mean: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin and Sabine Concludes  </b>[Pop-Up]

The Golden Mean: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin and Sabine Concludes [Pop-Up]

By: Bantock, Nick

Price: $24.95

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010686

ISBN: 1895714036

Condition: New


The author is the creator of pop-up books. This is in the theme with decorated envelopes, illustrated letters, postcards, and very creative artwork. "Impossible to stop until the book's end." No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Blood Lure

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Putnam Pub Group,: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED by the Author.

Seller ID: 009138

ISBN: 0399147020

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


Nevada Barr is an American author best known for her Anna Pigeon series of mystery novels set in national parks in the United States. Blood Lure takes place in Glacier National Park. No Flaws or Blemishes. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. 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 1... View more info

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The Spoilers

By: Beach, Rex E.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1906.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005969

Condition: Near FIne In Custom Box.


SIGNED with an inscription by Beach on the front free endpaper. Original pictorial blue-green cloth. Very good in slightly soiled Custom chemise and slipcase. Laid-in Promotional Harper bookmark with photo of Rex Beech.Laid-in photocopy of Author’s obituary. The author's first and best known work. Basis for movies filmed in 1914, 1923, 1930 and 1942 with Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott and John Wayne; lastly in 1955 with Jeff Chandler and Anne... View more info

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Swords In The Dawn: The Story of the First Englishmen

By: Beaty, John

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York and Toronto, Longmans, Green and CO: 1937

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010823

Condition: Very Good


A saga-ish tale of the forerunners of the English -- account of Danes and Frisians -- of enmity during enforced stay of Danes among the Frisians -- of the aid given the English by the Danes -- of the winning of the maid our hero loves -- of the founding of the kingdom of the North Sea Peoples in Britain. Recreation from scanty material of customs, clothing, life and times -- date about 448 A. D. [Kirkus]First Edition, First Printing. Illustrations and dust jacket ... View more info

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The Uncommon Reader: A Novella

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010365

ISBN: 0374280967

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A kind of palace fairy tale for grown-ups.... [[Bennett's]] account of the queen's adventures often made me laugh out loud. [Jeremy McCarter, The New York Times] View more info

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Call Down the Storm
[interracial marriage]

By: Blythe, LeGette

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010188

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author on Front Free Endpage. A story of a changing Southern culture taking place in a small town in North Carolina. The novel deals with the effects and attitudes of interracial marriage and interracial sexual relations, and the context of laws banning interracial marriage and sex, known as anti-miscegenation laws. Blythe's Call Down the Storm relates the downfall of a dignified family by interracial marriage in nineteenth-century North Carolina... View more info

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Paddington Takes the Air

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1971.

Edition: First Edition - Fifth Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 008416

ISBN: 0395109094

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The friendly bear from deepest, darkest Peru—with his old hat, battered suitcase (complete with a secret compartment, enabling it to hold more items than it would at first appear),duffel coat and love of marmalade—has become a classic character from English children's literature.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country  </b>

A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country

By: Botkin, B. A. (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 1955.

Edition: Missouri River Edition.

Seller ID: 009036

Condition: Very Good.


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info

Image for <b> John Henry </b><br> [Author Signed Letter - Political]

John Henry
[Author Signed Letter - Political]

By: Bradford, Roark

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild, (Harpers): 1931

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author on a ASL

Seller ID: 009601

Condition: Very Good


ASL: Tipped to the front endpaper is a typed letter, SIGNED, from Bradford to a Mr. Creel expressing support of FDR and offering a scathing assessment of Herbert Hoover's abilities. Some very interesting and strong statements. The story based on the Ballad of John Henry, the "steel-drivin' man"; based on the African-American folk hero. It was made into a Broadway play and later a musical featuring Paul Robeson in the title role and Julie Anne as Ruby Elzy.... View more info

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Bearers of the Black Staff (Legends of Shannara)

By: Brooks, Terry

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Del Rey Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010744

ISBN: 0345484177

Condition: New


Terry Brooks displays the sure hand of a master. Bearers of the Black Staff is filled with iconic characters and heroes not diminished but made human by their flaws. A finely-wrought tale of sacrifice, adventure, betrayal, magic, loss, and a world on the precipice. [Brent Weeks, author of The Way of Shadows]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Nova Express

By: Burroughs, William S.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009831

Condition: Near Fine


Nova Express was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1965. It is listed in David Pringle's 1985 book Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels. Written using the 'fold-in' method, a version of the cut-up method, developed by Burroughs with Brion Gysin, of enfolding snippets of different texts into the novel. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 21 cm.; pp. [2], 188, [2]. Cover design by Roy Kuhlman. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with the price of $... View more info