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The Old Mandarin. More Translations from the Chinese.

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Harcourt, Brace and Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 826


12mo. non-paginated (approx. 125 pgs). Very good condition. Black cloth with very slight rubbing to cloth at spine ends. First edition stated on copyright page with no additional printings indicated. Clean and unmarked. Imprint of three mandarins on each board, illustrated throughout by Carl Rose. An anthology of commentary and verse, collected and translated for the first time in book form. Table of contents, 120 poems. #826 View more info

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Anne Frank: The Biography. With a Note By Miep Gies.

By: Muller, Melissa; Kimber, Rita (translator); Kimber, Robert (translator)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Company, LLC: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2137


8vo. 330 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Jacket has very slight edgewear along top edge. A biography and autobiographical chronicle of the life of Anne Frank. ISBN 0805059962. #2137. View more info

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Swimming the Channel

By: Neville, Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 577


8vo. 182 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine jacket. December 1994. First American Edition Author's first novel to be published in the United States. A Paris-based British diplomat has an affair with his daughter's babysitter. ISBN 0312113374.#577. View more info

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Virginia Woolf (Penguin Lives Series)

By: Nicolson, Nigel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2107


small 8vo. 195 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, with cameo portrait of Virginia Woolf on front board visible through cutout of jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs and paintings. Author, son of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West as well as one of Woolf's closest friends, threads his personal reminiscences through the narrative of her life. ISBN 0670894435. #2107. View more info

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Sudden Mischief. A Spenser Novel.

By: Parker, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1206


8vo. 288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Boston PI, Spenser comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's ex-husband when he is charged with sexual harrassment. 039914370X. #1206. 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

Seller ID: 1208


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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All Our Yesterdays

By: Parker, Robert B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 135


8vo. 401 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine jacket. Black boards, gray-blue cloth with red lettering at spine. A saga of two Irish families, set in Boston. Jacket design by Robert Santora. ISBN 0385304374. #135. View more info

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The Big Bad Wolf

By: Patterson, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1666


8vo. 390 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, no chips, no tears, clean and unmarked. Alex Cross is back, with his first case as an FBI agent, investigating a rash of kidnappings and disappearances. Victims are being bought and sold, with evidence pointing to "The Wolf", a shadowy and much-feared enigma with possible ties to the Russian mob. ISBN 0316602906. #1666. View more info

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Eyes of a Child

By: Patterson, Richard North.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1995. First Edition.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 477


8vo. 594 pgs.Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Blue boards, black cloth spine, silver lettering. Dust jacket has very faint edge wear at bottom front edge. Clean and unmarked. Legal thriller set in San Francisco. ISBN 0679429883. #477 View more info

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The Fencing Master

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Costa, Margaret Jull [translator]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Co.: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2508


First American Edition, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. A beautiful, mysterious and highly-skilled stranger approaches fencing maestro Don Jaimes and requests that he teach her the art of the unstoppable thrust. By the author of The Club Dumas and The Seville Communion. ISBN 0151001812. #2508. View more info

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The Seville Communion

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Soto, Sonia (translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2105


8vo. 375 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked. Faint trace of wear to bottom spine edge, else fine. Translated from the Spanish by Sonia Soto. Mystery thriller set in a Catholic parish in Seville. ISBN 0151002835. #2105. 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

Seller ID: 1333


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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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 863


8vo. 381pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, a few tiny faint wear marks at rear edge of matte jacket. Tan boards, brown cloth spine. A little green accordion travels from 1890 Sicily to New Orleans to Iowa, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, witnessing an array of tales from murder to racial predjudice among its ethnically diverse owners: Sicilians, German Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Poles, Norwegians, Irish, Basques and Franco-Canadians. ISBN 068419... View more info

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The Vanilla Chef.

By: Rain, Patricia

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, U.S.A., Vanilla Queen Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1860


8vo. 190 pgs. Fine condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked. First Printing, with an errata slip laid in. More than a book of delicious vanilla recipes, this book also contains information about its history, lore, botany, ethnobotany, cultivation, usage as a diverse ingredient and how to discern the differences among vanilla products. Complete in itself, it follows the first vanilla book written by Patricia Rain, "The Vanilla Cookbook". Contents: Introduction, ... View more info

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Bitterroot Landing

By: Reynolds, Sheri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1127


8vo. 239 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked, unread. Novel about an incest survivor, author's first book. ISBN 039913994X. View more info