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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

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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 Care of Time

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1981

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009920

Condition: Near Fine


The Care of Time is the last novel by British spy fiction writer Eric Ambler. It deals with the theme of international terrorism, using alleged hither-to-unpublished memoirs of the Russian terrorist Sergey Nechayev as a plot device. There is a TV movie adaptation also titled The Care of Time (1990), directed by John Davies, starring Michael Brandon as Robert Halliday and Christopher Lee as Karlis Zander.First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23 cm.; 9 inch... 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 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

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The Spitting Image. A Novel of Suspense.

By: Avallone, Michael.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt and Company,: 1953

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004271

Condition: Very Good


First Edition - First Printing. Author's Second Book. SIGNED on the title page. Blue cloth covered boards with black spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light wear to spine tips and corners. Minor damp-stain top text-block. Dust jacket price-clipped. Light edge wear. Rear panel hint of darkening. Front has some rub. Designed by Owen Scott. Protected in Mylar sleeve. Michael Angelo Avallone was an American author of mystery, secret agent fiction, a... View more info

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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

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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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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

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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

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Murder In The King's Road

By: Boyd, Jane

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009383

Condition: Good


Ex-library, no markings of such. Dust jacket presents well but has been covered and laid down behind the endpages. Slight lean. Minor toning with occasional finger spotting. 7.5 inches tall; 212 pages. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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T.C. Boyle Stories: The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.

By: Boyle, T. C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Viking Press.: 1998.

Seller ID: 003039

ISBN: 0670879606


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling. Dust jacket in a new protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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

John Henry
[Author Signed Letter - Political]

By: Bradford, Roark

Price: $295.00

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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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 lowe... View more info

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The Soft Machine

By: Burroughs, William

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The Grove Press: 1966

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009916

Condition: Near Fine


Unread; Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 21 cm.; 8.25 inches tall; 182 pages. Second Printing. The first edition was printed by Olympia Press in Paris, in 1961, as number 88 in the Traveller Companion Series. It featured 182 pages arranged in 50 chapters of about 8 pages each. This edition wascolour-coded into four different Units, a... View more info