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A Place to Come To

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $5.01

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000034

ISBN: 0394410645

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


This is a Southern novel involving love, passion, hate, and divorce. Edges of pages have some small undefinable marks. Jacket has 1" tear in back, some bends of top and bottom edges. The Random House mark is stamped on the top of the page edges. Price not clipped. Includes a very short biography of the author. Pages are fine, no tears or marks noted. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Angel of Light

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $7.36

Publisher: E. P. Dutton: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-15001

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Binding is fine, tan with a lighter cloth spine; gold lettering. Inside front has an impression from a private library. 434 pages, fine, no marks. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

As it is in Heaven

By: Williams, Niall

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000234

ISBN: 0446525480

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Time has already stopped for Stephen Griffin when he moves into the little house by the sea. Twenty-eight years old and haunted by death, the tall, awkward, shy schoolteacher is content to care for his father in Dublin a let life pass him by. Then a miracle appears: a string ensemble from Venice and with it, a violinist named Gabriella Castoldi, who seems incapable of giving her heart. But love has seized Stephen (from the dust jacket) . The jacket is fine, the spine is ... View more info

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As Long As She Needs Me

By: Weinstock, Nicholas

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Cliff Street Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001610

ISBN: 0060198249

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In the tradition of classic screwball comedies and with a flair for modern-day irony, As Long As She Needs Me is a masterful satire of the publishing industry, a romp through the wedding industry, and a sparkling fable of love and luck in Manhattan. Juggling monster agents and mega-authors, passed hors-d'oeuvre options and centerpiece styles, Oscar labors to pull together his boss's wedding without falling apart in the process. Help arrives in the form of a popular weddi... View more info

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Behind Closed Doors

By: McKenna, Shannon

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Kensington Publishing Corporation: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001053

ISBN: 0758203187

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Surveillance expert Seth Mackey knows everything about the women that his millionaire boss toys with - and tosses aside. Raine knows she's being watched - but no one can see the secrets in her heart. She has reasons of her own to seek revenge on Victor Lazar, and she will, despite her fear - and the distracting presence of Seth Mackey. 379 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Bob Hampton of Placer

By: Parrish, Randall

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1907

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 002950

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This story takes place in the West. It begins with sixteen people, including one woman, traveling on horseback and by foot. Ten were infantryment, and they had deadly skirmishes with the Sioux Indians. Bob Hampton was among these men. He saved the woman by climbing up the canyon, where below there was more fighting. The men who survived returned to Hampton and the woman, where she became a love interest for Hampton and another man. All in all it's a rough and tumble hist... View more info

Cluny Brown

By: Sharp, Margery

Price: $7.84

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown And Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-19006

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pale orange cloth binding has very slight bends at top and bottom of spine. The spine is lightly sunned. 270 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Easy Silence

By: Huth, Angela

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001201

ISBN: 0312268122

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The Handles have one of those quiet suburban marriages that has ticked along for decades without anything very momentous happening. He is a distinguished violinist, and she is a watercolor artist. The two spend each day in their respective corners of the house, and they even take careful steps to prevent a chance encounter. But their routine is suddenly yanked away by the winds of change. When the long-serving viola player resigns, the quartet hires Bonnie, a brilliant y... View more info

Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 003345

Condition: Very Good


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

For Richer, for Poorer

By: Stewart, Edward

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001196

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Kitty Kellogg makes a vow when she is 17. The year is 1922; Kitty is dirt-poor, beautiful and in love. In a single day that determines the course of her entire life, she gives herself to the leader of a labor strike against oil baron John Stokes, Sr. , and loses him in a brutul police massacre. Kitty promises her dying lover that his murderer shall pay, and the Stokes fortune shall one day belong to their unborn son. The jacket is covered with a new acrylic cover. The DJ... View more info

Guinevere: the Legend in Autumn

By: Woolley, Persia

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, Poseidon Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002428

ISBN: 0671708317

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Persia Woolley's Guinevere looks back on the reality of her life as Britain's High Queen, and ahead to the legend it will one day become. She present's Europe's best-loved myth as history, rather than fantasy, telling the story through the eyes of a Guinevere whose sharp wit and unquenchable spirit have endeared her to earlier readers. Raised as a tomboy in the Celtic north, prepared for queenhood by Arthur's mother, Ingraine, Guinevere now faces the dramatic final years... View more info

Hear This Woman!

By: Pinchot, Ben and Ann

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Farrar, Straus And Company: 1959

Seller ID: N-16001

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Binding has slight edge wear, but is black and shows scuffs. Lettering is gold behind deep red. 316 pages, fine, no marks. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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High Plains Tango

By: Waller, Robert James

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Shaye Areheart Books: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002807

ISBN: 0307209946

Condition: New in New dust jacket


The wild places are where no one is looking anymore. Out there on the high plains, among the Sioux reservations and the silent buttes, among the small towns dying and the people with them, you can hear the wind. And on the back of the wind is the sound of an old accordian - tangos - mingling with the lonely thump of a single cry. To this, to a town called Salamander comes Carlisle McMillan, a traveler and master carpenter seeking a place of quiet amid the grinding roar o... View more info

Humor from Harpers

By: Fischer, John; Donaldson, Lucy (edited by) Nash, Ogden (Foreward by)

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000130

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A compilation of stories previously published in the magazine Harpers. Includes short stories by such authors as Mark Twain, E. B. White, Jean Kerr, James Thurber, A. B. Guthrie, Jr. , Shirley Jackson, John Updike and many others. 304 pages including index; no marks or tears noted. The medium green cloth binding has a spot on the front that is much lighter than the rest. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Iolani; Or, Tahiti As it Was

By: Collins, Wilkie; Nadel, Ira B. , Introduced by

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003473

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Written 150 years ago, never published and assumed lost for nearly a century, Wilkie Collin's earliest novel now appears in print for the first time. Iolani is a sensational romance - a tale of terror and suspense, bravery and betrayal, set against the lush backdrop of Tahiti. The book's complicated history is worthy of a writer famous for intricate plots hinging on long-kept secrets. Collins wrote the book as a young man in the early 1840s, twenty years before The Moons... View more info

Isle of Demons

By: Bowman, John Clarke

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, NY, Dial Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003775

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This story takes place in 16th century Canada. Maps, in French, are on inside of front and back covers. Top of pages stained yellow, matching the yellow binding. Very light wear to the spine ends, wear to the corners of the front board. There is a very small indentation on the bottom edge of the front board. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

It Can Never Happen Again

By: Morgan, William De

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001893

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This book has 53 chapters, each with a short synopsis at the beginning, and in the Table of Contents. At the end there is a note entitled "The Author to His Readers Only" which involves his age. 688 pages, with an additional 4 pages of advertising. The binding is attractive, red with vertical vines of red roses against a greenish-grey background, which extends to the spine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Life with Swan

By: West, Paul

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000101

ISBN: 0684848643

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The dust jacket is beautiful, showing a swan in the constellations. Summary: From front flap - This is a story about a love that burns deep and undaunted, whether suffering the hilarious indignities and excesses of ivy-covered academia, or the highs and lows of coming face to face with our galaxy. Haunted by astronomy, these literary lovers forge a bond that transcends the divide between art and science. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Like Water for Chocolate : a Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Doubleday Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 000779

ISBN: 0385420161

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The narrator's great-aunt Tita is the youngest of three daughters born to Mama Elena, the tyrannical owner the the De la Garza ranch. While still in her mother's womb, she wept so violently - as her mother chopped onions - that she caused Mama Elena to begin early labor; and Tita slipped out in the middle of the kitchen table, amid the spices and fixings for noodle soup. This early encounter with food soon became a way of life, and Tita grew up to be a master chef. Each ... View more info

Love Stories of Edison

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $10.15

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus And Company: 1950

Seller ID: 001227

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This anthology of the writer's short stories includes such titles as The Lady and the Tiger, Masks Off, Love is Strange Magic, Red Headed Sahib, Mercy Killing, The Double Cross, The Elephant Remembers, and so forth. His are adventurous love stories, originally copyrighted in 1933. The bright red heavy cover has a heart on the spine that can easily be taken off. The first few pages of the book have stamps from the library and a library envelope. There is also a stamp at t... View more info

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Mr. and Mrs. Cugat: the Record of a Happy Marriage

By: Rorick, Isabel Scott

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Garden City, Sun Dial Press: 1944

Edition: Reprint; Reprint

Seller ID: 004471

Condition: Good


The spine ends and corners are worn. ; This book was the precursor of the I Love Lucy show starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. It is a book of ten humorous sketches about marriage, the parties being a banker and housewife; published in 1940, it was turned into a movie in 1942 named Are Husbands Really Necessary? It was then a radio show, with the Cugats (husband and wife) being renamed to Cooper. It was then Lucille Ball was asked to star in a comedy series about a mid... View more info

Nothing so Strange

By: Hilton, James

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company: 1947

Seller ID: N-08006

Condition: Very Good


Binding is very good; only slight wear on edges. Binding is tight. The pages are somewhat tanned, but otherwise fine. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Now You See Her

By: Otto, Whitney

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U. S. A., Ballantine Books: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 001994

ISBN: 0345378261

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


[This] gradually, even magically, unfolds to yield another of Otto's intricate, intimate tapestries. " - Publishers Weekly. Kiki Shaw, a game show question writer, is about to turn forty. She doesn't mind that, except that she's also disappearing. Part of her that were always there are vanishing, and no one seems to notice. As she contemplates this experience, Kiki makes certain discoveries about her life and those of the women closest to her. Perhaps they will all e... View more info

Odds on Love

By: Greig, Maysie

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Triangle Books: 1946

Seller ID: 001185

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Tony staked his love on a dark horse. And the outcome of a race was to decide the lovers' fate. Book #71. The cloth binding is blue. The DJ has a new acrylic cover, but the DJ has minor wear at the top front with 1 tiny tear, a few chips at the top spine, a 1/2" tear at the back spine and another tiny tear on the back. The bottom front has tiny chips and is a bit worn. The vertical on the front spine is also somewhat worn, with the bottom corner worn away. Spine bott... View more info

Princess in Amber

By: Mayerson, Evelyn Wilde

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002931

ISBN: 0385179952

Condition: As New in Good dust jacket


Princess Beatrice, the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria, was, at twenty-seven, a virtual prisoner behind the palace walls. Her widowed mother was solitary sovereign of a great empire - and the harsh obedience she demanded of her court, she demanded also of her child. For Beatrice, this meant a life of sacrifice and servitude. A lonely Life that could never be her own, until she met Prince Henry of Battenberg. A handsome and worldly man, he stirred Beatrice's passions ... View more info