Treasury of Christmas Stories

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Four Winds Press: 1975

Seller ID: HO-13001


The dust jacket has slight wear on edges and a few very small tears. 151 pages, 28 poems, songs, and short stories. The pages are tanned. View more info

Favorite Novels of H. Rider Haggard

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books: 1928

Seller ID: LI-08001


Binding is fair. Stained both front and back. Slight wear on the corners. Spine is coming loose in the front. 728 pages, yellowed. No tears or marks. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Best in Children's Books

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Garden City NY, Nelson Doubleday: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001101


#10A - This book contains stories including Lassie Come Home; The Story of William Tell with full-color illustrations; Penny and the White Horse which is a merry-go-round horse; The Three Little Pigs with illustrations by Richard Scarry; Grimm's Rumelstiltskin with full-color illustrations; Animals of Africa, includes full-color photographs, and so forth. Thirteen titles in all, one on science, one on travel, and others.The binding has minor wear at the edges and spine e... View more info

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The Lord of the Rings, the Return of the King Jigsaw Book

By: N/A

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Australia, The Five Mile Press: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004369


This is a jigsaw puzzle book featuring several of the Lord of the Rings characters. Each puzzle has a description of the subject, including their special talent (s). Hobbits, wizards, elves and mortals all seek the One Ring in the enchanting - and sometimes terrifying - world. Lose yourself in this magical realm as you try to piece together these six puzzles - all stunning images from the film. The back of each 48-piece puzzle matches the color of the page it fits into. ... View more info

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Literal Madness: Kathy Goes to Haiti/my Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini/florida Three Novels

By: Acker, Kathy

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Grove Press: 1989

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 002561


Kathy goes to Haiti, the first of the three novels in Literal Madness, "speaks to us out of a delightful mock-naivete' thta reminds one at times of the Dick and Jane readers rewritten as manuals for politics and sex. At once hilarious and terrifying, [it] has all the logic of a Caribbean tour and a nightmare combined. " (Los Angeles Times) . My Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini - wherein, among other things, the late Italian filmmaker solves his own murder wit... View more info

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White Horse: a Novel

By: Adams, Alex

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, NY, Emily Bestler Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003960


Thirty-year-old Zoe leads an ordinary life until the end of the world arrives. She is at work when the President of the United States announces that human beings are no longer a viable species. When she realizes everyone she loves is disappearing, Zoe starts running. She embarks upon a remarkable journey of survival and redemption. White Horse offers hope for a broken world, where love can lead to the most unexpected places. Small remainder mark on top. ; 8vo - over 7Â... View more info

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Sweet Eyes

By: Agee, Jonis

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004320


This book is Agee's first novel. It is the story of Honey Parrish, a thirty-three year old woman at loose ends in the small town of Divinity, Iowa. Honey has a love affair with Jasper Johnson, the town's only black man, which sets off events in present-day Divinity that take us back to a mystery in Honey's and the town's past. There is an unsolved murder than occurred some fifteen years earlier. Sweet Eyes is a searing portrait of small-town life in America's heartland. ... View more info

Caracol Beach

By: Alberto, Eliseo; Grossman, Edith (translated by)

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U. S. A., Alfred A Knopf Inc: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002679


Winner of Spain's prestigious Alfaguara Prize in Fiction, this book is a gripping, kaleidoscopic novel about isolation, love, fear, and the collison of strangers' lives on one fateful night in a Florida town. On the outskirts of the quiet resort community of Caracol Beach, its unlikeliest - and perhaps most dangerous - resident plots his own demise. A Cuban veteran of the war in Angola, the sole survivor of an ambush that killed off the rest of his platoon, Beto Milanes ... View more info

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The Song of Songs

By: Aleichem, Shalom; Leviant, Curt (translated by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003425


Shalom Aleichem was called "The Yiddish Mark Twain" long before his stories about Teyva the milkman were transmuted into Fiddler on the Roof but he wrote only one love story: The Song of Songs - now published for the first time in book form. With its echoes of its biblical ancestor, this is the most beautiful love story in Yiddish literature. Told in four parts beginning in the 19th century, beautifully written and translated, framed by the periodic cycle of the ... View more info

Asylum for the Queen

By: Alexander, Liza

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Seller ID: N-10002


The pages are somewhat yellowed. A love story around the world. No tears or marks noted. Title engraved on front, in gold on spine.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Time's Arrow : or the Nature of the Offense

By: Amis, Martin

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Crown Publishing Group: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000683


Tod Friendly, now living in an American suburb, is a doctor who worked in the medical unit at Auschwitz. Narrating his story is a doppelganger imprisoned within Dr. Friendly, sharing his every sensory impression; a separate conciousness that is literally living the doctor's life backward from death to birth. This spectral observer's ignorance of the doctor's past combines with the reader's awful knowledge to reverse the numbing effects of time and gives history the impac... View more info

Longshot (Cross and the Tomahawk Ser. , Vol. 3)

By: Ammerman, Mark

Price: $5.98

Publisher: Camp Hill, Pa, U. S. A., Horizon Books: 2000

Seller ID: 000782


Three men. Eight months. Fifteen hundred miles. A dauntless journey from the darkness to the light. "With the loss of the open forest - that great, green and once-boundless world that had called the Indian from his bed each morning since his forefathers first walked eastward to the sea - the New England Indian was a man without a soul. His bowstring grew limp, his arrows lay bent and broken in the browning ferns of the autumn of his race, and his tomahawk (long-since... View more info

The Rain from God

By: Ammerman, Mark

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Horizon Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002929


This is Book 1 of The Cross and the Tomahawk series. The motivation of the author to write this series comes from a 300-year-old connection to one of the principal characters, Roger Williams, who is his great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather. From the author: "I stand at the dawn of the early 17th century in the ancient New England woods and look about me at the oncoming collison of two wildly disparate cultures. Even though I have wandered these winding pat... View more info

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The Ransom (Cross and the Tomahawk Ser. , Vol. 2)

By: Ammerman, Mark

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Camp Hill, Pa, U. S. A., Horizon Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000783


Some cried War! And spilled the blood of man upon the soil. Some preached Peace, and begged the blood of God upon the soul. "Most of the people you will meet in these pages are real people whose stories were first told in the journals, diaries, pamphlets, books, and town records of the 17th century New England colonists The culture of the New England Indian and the New England colonist is widely documented - I have tried very hard to walk in the moccasins of the one ... View more info

Time and Stars

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday Science Fiction: 1964

Seller ID: 001510


From the Doubleday Science Fiction Book Club comes this new anthology of short stories written by the author. The stories included are: No Truce With Kings, Turning Point, Escape From Orbit, Epilogue, The Critique of Impure Reason, and Eve Times Four. A space ship pilot attempts to isolate a few lovely ladies for his own purposes, on what he thinks is an uninhabited planet (Eve Times Four) . A scout team from Earth discovers that the natives of Joril are more intelligent... View more info

Spider Legs

By: Anthony, Piers; Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $10.58

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Tor Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001998


It is said that there are more things under heaven and earth than there are almost anywhere else; true as well that many of them lurk, unsuspected, far below the surface of the planet's ocean. For thousands of years, mankind has simultaneously trusted in the sea's proverbial generosity, and used it as a dumping ground, trusting that in its vastness his garbage will be swallowed up and forgotten. But that was never really true. And now, in an age when the overcrowded Eart... View more info

As the Crow Flies

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Harpercollinspublishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-01006


DJ is fine; one tiny tear at a corner. Cover is also fine. The price has not been clipped. The spine is solid. A young man wants to follow in his grandfather's footsteps but a war interrupts his plan. After that he receives a mysterious inheritence and an implacable enemy who will not rest until he and his ambitions are destroyed. 617 pages, 6.25 x 9.5. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Bedside Tales - a Gay Collection

By: Arno, Peter (Introduction by)

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Wm. Penn Publishing Corp.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000129


An interesting selection of short stories and other writings of such authors as Dorothy Parker, H. L. Mencken, Robert Benchley, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and Dorothy L. Sayers. The spine is tight; the binding has some wear, with slightly bent and worn corners, bottom edges have slight wear, the bottom and top spine ends are worn. The dark green cover has a few light spots on it, as well as wear on the vertical spine edges. 569 pages, clean and bright; one page ha... View more info

The Chronicles of the Holy Grail

By: Ashley, Mike (edited by)

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Carroll & Graf Pub: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001637


The Grail Quest is one of the most crucial themes in the Arthurian legend. It is the quest for ultimate redemption, the ultimate perfection, for only the pure in heart will gain the Grail. Many knights - among them Lancelot, Galahad, Gawain, even Arthur himself - set out on this Quest, although only one succeeds. But what was the Grail, and what of the other elements in the legend, such as the Fisher King? This superb new collection of stories follows The Pendragon, The ... View more info

Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 003345


This is a very nice edition of Emma, complete with slipcase. Beautifully illustrated in color, this is a comic novel about the perils of misconstrued romance. The author creates a lively 'comedy of manners' among her characters. Her fourth novel, originally published in 1815. 428 pages, the binding is cloth and in fine condition. The spine has lettering in gold along with a head view of Emma; these have some scratches on them. The slipcase is light brown with no decorati... View more info

The Prodigal Village

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003816


This book is an adaptation of the story of the Prodigal Son with an entire rural American community in place of a single hero. In writing this, he tells the story of the events surrounding a New England Christmas, and writes from the viewpoint of the narrator, as in the original tale. The book shows wear at the spine ends and corners. The green cloth is fine with no tanning. The very edge of the jacket corners are missing as are pieces of the spine ends. Covered in mylar... View more info

I'Ve Been to London

By: Bailey, Temple

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son, Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: 003064


Temple Bailey (1885 - 1953) was a prolific American novelist and short story writer. This is one of her later stories, a travel romance. 330 pages, maroon cover with gold lettering on the spine and embossed author name an decorations on the cover. Edges lightly worn, corners moderately worn. Spine ends are lightly worn, and there is a damp stain on the inside back cover and last few blank pages in the upper corner. Signed by prior owner inside front cover. 12mo - over 6... View more info

Wild Wind

By: Bailey, Temple

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son, Inc.: 1930

Seller ID: 003067


This novel begins as a seventeen-year-old's lover goes overseas to war. "So she kissed Christopher good-bye, and told him how brave he was, and how handsome in his ensign's uniform, and how glad she was that he wouldn't have to fight in the trenches. " 316 pages, maroon cloth binding. Light wear at the edges, corners, and spine ends. Moderate wear along the front spine edge. Embossed decoration on the front. Spine is tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tal... View more info

Shadows Bend: a Novel of the Fantastic and Unspeakable

By: Barbour, David; Raleigh, Richard

Price: $6.44

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U. S. A., Berkley Pub Group: 2000

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 001509


Two future legends. One ancient evil. H. P. Lovecraft was a writer famous for his eerie tales of the macabre; Robert E. Howard was a writer whose barbarian character Conan became a literary legend. But few know the real story that inspired these masters of pulp fiction. The story that begins on a dark and stormy night. A night tortured by the cries of an inhuman infant. A child who would open the gates to the most dangerous force in the cosmos - the ancient god Cthulhu. ... View more info

The Deadly Percheron

By: Bardin, John Franklin

Price: $5.98

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: M-02004


Jacob Blunt seems perfectly sane to psychiatrist George Matthews, but Jacob himself is not so sure. After all, he is in the employ of certain 'leprechauns' who are paying him to whistle at Carnegie Hall and to give away money. George begins to trust Jacob, however, even when the young man is suspected of committing a brutal murder. The covers have very light wear at the bottom edges, and a bend at the top front corner. 191 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" ... View more info