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"Marse Henry", an Autobiography

By: Watterson, Henry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1919

Seller ID: B-08001

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Binding is green with Watterson's signature on the front in gold, and lettering on the side in gold. Two volume set. Volume 2 has a few small spots on the front. 629 pages, all fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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"Unsinkable" the Full Story of the RMS Titanic

By: Butler, Daniel Allen

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003727

ISBN: 081171814X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


No other ship in history has attracted so much attention, stirred up so much powerful emotion, or accumulated so many legends and myths as the Titanic. This volume is a fresh look at this incredible story, one that centers on the people who built the ship, crewed her, and sailed on her. It follows the great ship through her path toward disaster, slowly sinking in the North Atlantic on April 14, 1912. The story doesn't end there; the high drama of the U. S. Senate investigation and the British Royal Board of Trade inquiry is included, along with the "mystery ship" Californian, whose off... View more info

(George)

By: Konigsburg, E. L.

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000155

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


George is a quiet boy, doesn't talk much and is in an accelerated class for organic chemistry. He has a lab partner, William, and wants so much to be his friend that nothing he does seems wrong. However, things begin to disappear from the lab, and the lab partners have loud quarrels. The jacket is worn at the top and a small part of the top spine is worn away. The bottom is worn at the corners and spine. The front flap is curled up at the end, and the jacket back has a piece missing at the bottom edge, about the size of a small olive. The cloth binding is red, and worn at the corners and spine... View more info

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10

By: Bataille, Marion

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Roaring Book Press: 2011

Seller ID: 004543

ISBN: 1596436824

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


This is a simple counting book turned into a technical marvel, as one number mutates into another as we count from one to ten and back again. The gorgeous simplicity and playful intelligence of 10 will enchant readers of all ages. The book is printed on heavy paper and provided in a bright red slipcase, in the original publisher's wraps. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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1918: the Year of Victories

By: Evans, Martin Marix

Price: $9.66

Publisher: London, Arcturus Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 003025

ISBN: 0572028385

Condition: New in New dust jacket


At the outset of 1918 Germany faced certain defeat as a result of Allied technical innovation in tanks and aircraft, and the American entry into the war. Victory could only be gained by the immediate application of overwhelming force in new tactical form; the 'fire-waltz' artillery barrage and the storm-trooper infantry attack. 1918 considers the plans, hopes and subsequent failures of the great German offensive of the year. Martin Marix Evans presents an evocative examination of a once powerful nation on the brink of defeat, and analyzes, through the useof original research, how the allies ma... View more info

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Verne, Jules; Bonner, Anthony

Price: $8.74

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1996

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 002155

ISBN: 0448413078

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This volume is one of the Illustrated Junior Library. It is a 19th century science fiction tale in which a french professor and his companions, trapped aboard a fantastic submarine with a mad sea captain, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above. 424 pages, color illustrations. The bottom front is bumped at the hinge. The remainder mark on the bottom is about 1" long. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

20th-Century Dreams

By: Cohn, Nik; Peellaert, Guy

Price: $16.56

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003336

ISBN: 0436276178

Condition: New


This may well be the ultimate expression of celebrity worship gone mad. 20th-Century Dreams derives from the journal left by Max Vail at his death. His long and astonishingly varied life was spent moving relentlessly up the ladders of power. This journey took him to Vienna, Berlin, Paris, London, and finally America, and involved him with almost all the great names of the age. His journal provides a new and often shocking insight into recent history - its buried liaisons and indiscretions, its plots, deceptions, fateful meetings and stolen romances. Among the 85 scenarios rendered in this book... View more info

24 Hours in Cyberspace : Painting on the Walls of the Digital Cave

By: Smolan, Rick; Erwitt, Jennifer

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Indianapolis, In, U. S. A., Que: 1996

Seller ID: 003858

ISBN: 0789709252

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - Still in shrink wrap. This book is the result of an unprecedented one-day event that brought together the world's top photographers, editors, programmers, and interactive designers to create a digital time capsule of online life. It features more than 200 of the most compelling photographs culled from 200, 000 images taken that day. The book presents an intimate and emotional portrait of the people whose lives have been dramatically affected by the online revolution. Included is a CD-ROM containing the entire 24 Hours in Cyberspace website; I don't know if the software will run on newer ... View more info

366 Stories for Bedtime

By: N/A

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1987

Seller ID: CH-01312

Condition: Very Good


Binding is very good, corners bumped. Fully illustrated. Pages are all fine, no marks or tears. 8" x 10.75" high. View more info

3D Wonderland

By: Flanagan, William (translated by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Bellevue, WA, Tokuma Shoten: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003855

ISBN: 4190869775

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Yes, this is a well-designed soft cover book with a dust jacket! Take it off and you have a panorama. We've all seen books about stereograms and have had fun trying to see the picture in the picture. All other books pale when compared to this creation, which has images that are to be viewed in several different ways. Instructions are included in Part 1, along with many images. Part 2 gets into the Multiplying Stereograms, in which you will see several different types of animals, flying letters, sumo wrestler, the four seasons and other designs. The cover of the book has the same illustration a... View more info

4 Game Boards Book

By: Various

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Lowe Faircrest Series:

Seller ID: 001703

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is a heavy cardboard book that is four board games. Using small buttons (not included) children can play baseball, football, basketball, or auto race. Each pair of boards completes each game, and there is a spinner attached. Rules are included. The spine has a plaid cover, which is off about 1/2" at the top and about 1/2" at the bottom. There is a mark on the front, possibly from tape and a few scratches. A small area in back is missing the color from a small sticker. The boards are a bit bent vertically, but just fine for play. 4 games, 8 boards. Folio - over 12" - 15" ta... View more info

8th Grade Changes Everything

By: Steober. Ellen

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Troll Associates: 1992

Seller ID: CH-12176

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Binding has glossy pictorial cover. Cover is fine. Spine is slightly cocked. 124 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 4397

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

A Blood Affair

By: Roberts, Jan

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Simon And Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000435

ISBN: 0671744542

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The author's debut novel. India Grey is in a Georgetown beauty salon, when suddenly it is held up, and India is forced into the back by one of the men. She is brutally raped and her only avenue of survival is to black out; she avoids witnessing her own attack and the murder of her assailant. But now there are three groups looking for her, wanting to know what she knows, and as a most valuable witness she becomes a target for murder. The red and black binding is fine. The jacket is bent at the spine top and has a tiny tear at the back top by the flap. 287 pages, no marks or tears. Price not cli... View more info

A Book of Verse

By: Paterson, Andrew Barton 'banjo'

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003056

ISBN: 0207168628

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Banjo" Paterson has long been Australia's best-known poet. His ability to depict Australian life - the mannerisms of bush workers, sportsmen and city dwellers alike - and his evocation of the Australian landscape, enabled him to capture the hearts of his readers and the spirit of Australia. This beautifully-presented anthology brings together his most famous and best-loved poems, those which have proved their popularity over generations it is a superb collection for devotees of Paterson or an ideal introduction for new readers. 104 pages with index. Light wear at spine ends and corners. Ja... View more info

A Border Station

By: Connaughton, Shane

Price: $5.06

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000383

ISBN: 0140178562

Condition: Very Good


Set in Ireland, this is the story of a young boy's growing up. He has a love-hate relationship with his father, a frustrated sergeant in their almost crime-free village. He adores his tender, doting mother; his parents are the focus of his daily life growing up, highlighted in a series of poignant, humorous and at times frightening, but always absorbing, discoveries. ; 12mo over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4"; 165 pages View more info

A Border Station

By: Connaughton, Shane

Price: $5.52

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000384

ISBN: 0140178562

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Set in Ireland, this is the story of a young boy's growing up. He has a love-hate relationship with his father, a frustrated sargeant in their almost crime-free village. He adores his tender, doting mother; his parents are the focus of his daily life growing up, highlighted in a series of poignant, humorous and at times frightening, but always absorbing, discoveries. 165 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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A Buzz in the Meadow The Natural History of a French Farm

By: Goulson, Dave

Price: $21.16

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2015

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004511

ISBN: 1250065887

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In this book, conservationist Dave Goulson tells the tale of how be bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France. Over the course of a decade, on thirty-three acres of meadow, he created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. Ohter creatures now live there too, myriad insects of every kind, many of which Goulson had studied before in his career as a biologist. This book is a wake-up call, urging us to cherish and protect life in all its forms. Goulson has that rare ability to persuade you to go out into your garden or local park and observe the natural world. The subtle glory tha... View more info

A Cabin for Crusoe

By: Severn, David

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1946

Seller ID: CH-12153

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Binding is very good, very slight wear at the corners and spine. A red cloth cover, it has a few spots on it that are darker than the overall cover. The back has a white line on top of the cover. 242 pages, one has a small tear at the bottom, otherwise fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship

By: Stewart, Jane L.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1914

Seller ID: 002457

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is #5 in the Campfire Girls series; the book lists up to #6, A Campfire Girl's Happiness. The binding is a pale green with lettering in black. There is light wear at the top corners, heavier wear at the bottom. The spine ends are torn, but attached. The bottom edges show shelf wear and the bottom back has a small bump. The pages are extremely tanned with a water stain on part of the top and side; the water stain does not go through to the pages. The front end paper has both corners missing, and a prior owner's name is written there, with the words 'loaned to'. The following page has a 3/4... View more info

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A Car, Some Cash and a Place to Crash: the Only Post-College Survival Guide You'll Ever Need

By: Knight, Rebecca

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Rodale Pr: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002236

ISBN: 1579546269

Condition: New


Hey Graduate, ready to take on the Real World? You will be after absorbing the wisdom and wit of this comprehensive field guide to life after college. Learn everything you need to transition smoothly from carefree co-ed to a grad with a plan. Learn to: land a job - a good job - and an enviable apartment; Live large no matter how small your salary; make freinds and influence bosses; retire early (that sounds good! ) . All your most pressing questions answered - New car or used? Debit or credit? Paper or plastic? - especially those you've so skillfully managed to avoid until now. Gain valuable p... View more info

A Charlie Brown Christmas

By: Namm, Diane (Adapted Text)

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Western Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 000053

ISBN: 0307137236

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Everyone knows the story of A Charlie Brown Christmas. This book is beautifully illustrated and in fine condition. It is oversized. Story originally written in 1964, but this book came out in 1987 or 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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A Child's Christmas At St. Nicholas Circle

By: McKelvey, Douglas Kaine

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Tommy Nelson: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004438

ISBN: 0849958830

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Inspired by Thomas Kinkade's most beloved holiday painting, Christmas at Nicholas Circle, this heartwarmingn story brings to life the tale of a young child's faith and a small town's generosity. The lessons of treating others with respect and sacrificial love come alive, as does the art of Kinkade. A list of his paintings used is included. On the jacket the lettering is raised. ; Color Paintings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 45 pages View more info

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A Church in Search of Itself: Benedict XVI and the Battle for the Future

By: Kaiser, Robert Blair

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002800

ISBN: 0375410643

Condition: New in New dust jacket


A hugely informed look at the intensifying struggle over the future of the Catholic Church. Despite the popularity of John Paul II, opposition to many of his policies had hardened among Catholics by the time of his death. The Church had become more doctrinaire, the voices of millions of dissenters ignored. Now Robert Blair Kaiser examines the most important and divisive issues confronting the Church. He also gives in-depth portraits of six of the cardinals who gathered in Rome in April 2005 to choose a new pope. With passion and heartfelt concern, the author brilliantly illuminates the issues ... View more info

A Dance

By: Barabanov, Aleksandr

Price: $23.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004310

ISBN: No

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Aleksandr Barabanov is a key figure in the Russian dance world. He has sifted through many thousands of photographs of dance to accumulate this extraordinary collection of pictures, ranging from historical ballet photographs to shocking avant-garde imagery, "all of which span assorted centuries and continents. For instance, Barabanov guides the reader through the formation of Diaglilev’s Ballets Russes in 1909 and effortlessly glisses his way though the various experimental dance movements, choreographers and performers – among them: Laban, Nijinsky, Nureyev and Balanchine to name but ... View more info