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On the Cross. A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau (1902).

By: Von Hillern, Wilhelmine and Safford, M.J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Drexel Biddle., 1902

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


12mo. xiv. 442 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Brown cloth with attractive green, black and gilt decoration on front and spine. Light edge wear and light foxing to endpapers. Illustrated frontis. Text clean and sound throughout. Original unrevised version of this Gospel-based drama, much criticized for its potential anti-Judaic interpretation. #340. View more info

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Perish Twice

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 291 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Featuring Sunny, Parker's new female protagonist, investigates murder in Spenser's home turf - Boston. ISBN 0399146687. #1208. View more info

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Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant. Vol. II. The Second Volume Containing the Four Pleasant Plays.

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Herbert S. Stone and Co., 1905

Edition: Later Printing


12 mo. 377 pgs. Good to Very Good condition in navy cloth with some light wear to spine edges and corners. Paper title piece with a few tiny chips. Text clean and unmarked, some pages unopened. Includes: You Never Can Tell, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Man of Destiny. #401. View more info

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Privileged Conversation

By: Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books., 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 326 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. White boards and cloth. Dust jacket clean and crisp. A Broadway dancer, a married psychiatrist, lust and a stalker combine in this psycho-sexual thriller set in NYC. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written n... View more info

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Return to the House of Usher

By: Poe, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Dougherty Associates, October 1996. First edition., 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 284 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Psychological thriller mystery set at the newly rebuilt Usher House. ISBN 0312860129. #1333. View more info

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Roman Pictures

By: Lubbock, Percy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926

Edition: Third Printing


221 pgs. Good to Very Good, binding sound, clean and unmarked. One closed tear at margin of pg 10, text not affected. Frontis illustration plate tipped in. Original age-toned paper boards, cloth spine with faded titlepiece, no jacket.This is a vintage printing, not a modern reproduction. By the author of Earlham and The Craft of Fiction. Contents: Fontana Delle Tartarughe, Via Nazionale, Piazza Della Cancelleria, St. Peter's, Via Giulia, Villa Borghese, Via Dwlla Purific... View more info

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Rose Madder

By: King, Stephen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Viking., 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 420 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Dustjacket has 1/4 inch closed tear near bottom of spine. Black cloth and boards, red metallic lettering and detail. Frontis illus. by Mark Geyer. Jacket photo. George Kerrigan. Author photo Tabitha King. ISBN 0670858692. #153. View more info

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S is for Silence

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam, 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine condition. First prining of first edition. Kinsey Milhone helps Violet Sullivan unravel the mysterious disappearance of her mother thirty-four years ago after a Fourth of July fireworks display. ISBN 0399152970. #2437. View more info

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Sacrament

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins, 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo.447 pgs. Fine Hardbound in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A story about a wildlife photographer, Will Rabjohns, who has made his reputation photographing endangered species, and a fateful trip to the Arctic where a mystical encounter with a bear leaves him all but dead. A journey of self-discovery leads him back to AIDS-plagued San Francisco, New York, and the Scottish moors, where he penetrates the ultimate mystery, "The "Domus ... View more info

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Sapho. Manon Lescaut.

By: Daudet, Alphonse and Prevost, Antoine Francois

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright (Modern Library), 1919


16mo. 319 pgs. Very Good condition brown flexible leatherette with light wear to edges and corners. Binding 2 (Toledano 2000), some creasing to spine, Boni and Liveright logo on front cover, Brodsky endpapers with light foxing along edges. Owner name on verso of half-title, else clean and unmarked. Contains both titles: Sapho and Manon Lescaut. #2221. View more info

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Screaming with Joy : The Life of Allen Ginsberg

By: Caveney, Graham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Bantam Books., 1999

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 216 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean and unmarked. Black and white cover art.The first fully illustrated tribute to Allen Ginsberg, the best-known American poet of the post-war generation, mother of the Beats, and walking embodiment of Western counterculture. ISBN 0767902785. #1487. View more info

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Seaside Gardening

By: James, Theodore Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc, 1995

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


160 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Book is ex-library with usual markings, stamps and pocket. Light fading to blue cloth along edges. Internally clean and sound. Jacket has minimal if any shelf wear. An overall very presentable copy for reference or reading. Illustrated throughout with inviting and inspiring color photos of seaside gardens created in a wide range of shoreline environments. Contents: Introduction, The Water's Edge, Seaside... View more info

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Seasoned Timber

By: Canfield, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1939

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing


8vo. 485 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Illus. frontis. Cloth is tan, attractive coarse linen texture with green and brown title piece on spine. Owner name on front paste down. Small letter "B" stamped on front pastedown, bottom of title page and edges. Light foxing to endpapers, text clean and sound. Headmaster Timothy Hulme is in a serious quandry after the academy is willed one million dollars with the stipulation that Jewish, female, and local students must be wi... View more info

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Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. II : Prose.

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1942


8vo. 483 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth boards with pink title panel on spine. Gilt lettering to spine, slightly faded. FR colophon on copyright page. Very faint water spots to cloth of top front board. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Includes Stories of American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies. #497. View more info

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Shake Well Before Using. Poems By Michael Erlanger.

By: Erlanger, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, The Delmar Company, 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo. 48 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover. Faint sunning to top of rear board, else near fine. One of 200 copies printed by Dwight Agner and bound by the Delmar Company in November 1985, on the occasion of the author's seventieth birthday, at the request of Mary Erlanger. Front endpaper is dated 12/7/85 and inscribed by the author "Dear-XXX, Dear-XXXX, I'm glad we're friends, All best, Michael" Author Michael Erlanger (1915-2002) was president of the Mark Twain... View more info