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Ship Fever & Other Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00442


Trace of shelf wear. National Book Award Winner gold sticker on front of dust jacket, ISBN sticker on rear. View more info

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Ship Fever & Other Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07479


Trace of shelf wear. National Book Award Winner gold sticker on front of dust jacket, ISBN sticker on rear. View more info

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The Voyage of the Narwhal

By: Barrett, Andrea (SIGNED)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08809


Small amount of staining to the top edge of the page block, otherwise a fine copy. Bookmark from the signing (Brazos Books, Houston) laid in at title page. Historical novel of Arctic exploration from the 1996 winner of the National Book Award for fiction (Ship Fever). View more info

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The Empress of Hearts

By: Barrington, E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 07916


Light shelf wear, bumping. Slight lean to spine. Binding is very sturdy and tight. G&D blind stamped logo in lower, right corner of the front cover indicates a title in the Novels of Distinction series. Clean copy throughout. Previous owner's small bookplate (Mildred Ostrander) on the front pastedown. View more info

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Cold Pogrom

By: Berges, Max L. (translated from the German by Benjamin R. Epstein)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Jewsih Publication Society of America: 1939

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 09064


Light shelf wear, bumping. Dust jacket is chipped and worn along the edges and spine ends. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. The author's first novel explores pre-Nazi Germany and what happened to a Jewish family after the National-Socialists seized power. 280 pages, including Author's Postscript. View more info

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The Goliath Head: A Novel About Caravaggio

By: Calitri, Charles J. With Bertram D. Brettschneider

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08453


Mild wear to book and jacket. Clean, solid copy. View more info

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Goldtown

By: Cleary, Rita

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sunstone Press, Rita Cleary: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08768


Corner cresae to the dust jacket's front flap, otherwise a fine, unmarked copy. The author has inscribed the title page (To Jean...). View more info

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The Coveted Land

By: Gochnauer, Florence Plantz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08846


Light wear and bumping to the extremities. The dust jacket has some tiny edge tears and a chip at the front, lower corner. Protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. A love story told against the backdrop of the War of 1812 from Mackinac Island, Michigan to a French settlement southwest of the Great Lakes. From the dust jacket: "The author did much research on this story of the early settlers of the Green Bay area and the Battle for Fort McKay is graphically retold." View more info

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End of Silence: Full Moon Over the Prairie

By: Gray, Willard D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ashland, Ohio, U.S.A., Vantage Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07441


288 pages. Historical fiction set on the Illinois prairie and based on historical records and family remembrances. A corrupt judge and his associates run roughshod over the area's settlers, resulting in murder. View more info

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, dilithium Press, Ltd, Portland House Illustrated Classics: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 06812


296 pages with color and black and white illustrations. View more info

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The Mauritius Command

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day Publishers: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 08784


Mild shelf wear, spine creasing, slightly bumped corners, and light foxing to the top- and fore-edge. The dust jacket shows a faint, thin dampstain along the top-edge. Traces of the same along the bottom-edge are barely visible. The spine ends have a tiny amount of paper loss from chipping. The front flap has a diagonal crease starting just before the price in the upper corner and ending at the fore-edge a bit past the half-way point. Both flaps show some browning or sli... View more info

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The Reformer's Apprentice: A Novel of Old San Francisco

By: Rochlin, Harriet (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Fithian Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07789


Just a trace of wear to book and jacket. A bright, clean copy of this novel of old San Francisco in the 1870s and Frieda, daughter of Orthodox Jewish immigrants, who is torn between seeking love, adventure and a better tomorrow in the West or living in a more traditional role and helping her family through tough times. Endpapers show historical photographs from the Bancroft Library. 222 pages. Inscribed and signed to the book's previous owner by the author on the half-ti... View more info

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Set Her on a Throne

By: Westcott, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08298


Light shelf wear. The dust jacket has a tiny amount of sticker residue, rubbing, and some small edge tears. The upper corner of the front panel has a bit of faint moisture staining. Cleans up nice in a clear Mylar protective cover now. A Polaroid of a young girl named Tiffaney in an Elvis tee shirt was found in the book. She stays with it. 235 pages. Historical novel about the life of Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick and wife to Richard III, King of England. View more info

Tehano

By: Wier, Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 08678


Slight lean to the spine, but clean and unmarked. A nice copy. A 716 page Texas epic, the author a former Guggenheim, NEA, and Dobie-Paisano Fellow. View more info