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Blood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England (The American Vampire Series)

By: Schimel, Lawrence (editor); Greenberg, Martin H. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Cumberland House Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1523


8vo. 224 pgs. Very Good+ condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear consisting of a small, barely discernable lightly abraded spot in the center of the front cover. Text is clean, crisp and unmaked. Anthology of tales centered around the local and historical vampire lore of New England. Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgments; New Hampshire: "Investigating Jericho" by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; Massachusetts: "The Brotherhood of Blood"... View more info

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Crows Over a Wheatfield

By: Sharp, Paula

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1281


8vo. 404 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Near Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on title page. Book is clean, crisp, unmarked. Jacket has faint shallow wear to paper at spine ends, not rubbed or chipped. A thirty year segment in the life of a female judge, flavored by the pervasive effects of domestic violence in both her courtroom and her personal life. ISBN 0786861177. #1281. 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

Seller ID: 401


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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The Fig Eater

By: Shields, Jody

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1742


311 pgs. Fine hardcover, clean and crisp, in Near Fine jacket. Tiny pinhead perforation to bottom left corner of jacket near spine edge, else fine. Set in Vienna in 1910, the murder of Freud's famous patient Dora is being investigated by the Inspector, newly trained in rationalist criminology. The author presents turn-of-the-century Vienna combined with aspects of forensics, criminolgy, food, botany, folklore, customs, perverse medical practices and subtle sexual secrets... View more info

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Edgar Allan Poe. How to Know Him.

By: Smith, C. Alphonso

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2536


350pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hard cover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Very light rubbing to corners, light foxing to pre-title pages otherwise internally clean, sound and unmarked. Frontis portrait of Edgar Allan Poe. This is the original edition and not a modern reprint. Contents: Chapter I: The World-Author; Chapter II: The Man; Chapter III: The Critic; Chapter IV: The Poet; Chapter V: The Writer of Short Stories; Chapter VI: The Frontiersman. By the a... View more info

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The Essential Poe. [The Essential Poets Series]

By: Smith, Dave

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Jersey and Canada, Ecco Press, Penguin: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2537


93pgs. Fine condition softcover. Clean and unmarked. A concise but informative and bibliographically rich biographical section precedes a selection of Poe's poetry, correspondence and essays. ISBN 0880014784. #2537. View more info

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The Dreamer. A Romantic Rendering of the Life Story of Edgar Allan Poe.

By: Stanard, Mary Newton

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2540


382pgs. Very Good hardcover with sturdy white cloth spine, blue boards, blue and gilt titlepiece to spine. Light foxing to rear fixed endpaper, else clean and unmarked. This edition conforms to the latest discoveries concerning Poe's life, contains eight illustrations, and chapter heads and a table of contents were included to aid the reader in locating any special content. Chapters I-XXXIII: Exit Elizabeth Arnold, Edgar Poe Becomes Edgar Allan, At School in England, A P... View more info

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Comes One With a Song

By: Stanton, Frank L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Bowen-Merrill Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 269


12mo. 200 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Light blue decorated cloth with light fading to spine, corner bumps. Uncut fore and bottom edges, top edge gilt. Gilt decorative lettering and illustration on front cover and spine. Cover embossed with gold winged harp. Paper over rear hinge starting, underlying binding remains sound. Owner name on front endpaper. Poetry collection.#269. View more info

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Fourteen Great Detective Stories. Edited with an Introduction By Vincant Starrett.

By: Starrett, Vincent, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1928

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2278


xv.400 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, clean and unmarked with light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners. Matching blue page tops, Kent endpapers. Copyright 1928 with no additional printings indicated. Preface and "Of Detective Literature" by Starrett is followed by: The Purloined Letter - Edgar Allan Poe, The Red-Headed League - A. Conan Doyle, The Blue Cross - G.K. Chesterton, The Stanway Cameo Mystery - Arthur Morrison, The Case of Arthur Brod... View more info

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The Pocket Week-End Book (Pocket Book #586)

By: Stern, Philip Van Doren

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Rockefeller Center, New York, Pocket Books Incorporated: 1949

Edition: First Pocket Book Edition

Seller ID: 2488


292 pgs. Good to Very Good condition vintage paperback. May 1949 first pocket book edition, with Gertrude the kangaroo logo design inside covers and red text block edges. Binding sound, light rubbing along spine edges and margins, pages are clean and unmarked, with uniform age darkening along margins. A huge variety of stories, articles and poems in a tiny package by renowned writers and poets, this format was originally intended as a small take-along for a weekend holi... View more info

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Superstitious

By: Stine, R.L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 154


8vo. 390 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in near Fine jacket. Blue boards, black spine, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Jacket by Tony Greco. Set on a small Pennsylvania college campus "Stine unleashes his mastery of the macabre on adult readers".ISBN 0446519537. #154. View more info

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The Pre-Raphaelite Illustrators : The Published Graphic Art of the English Pre-Raphaelites & Their Associates with Critical Biographical Essays & Illustrated Catalogues of the Artists' Engraved Works

By: Suriano, Gregory R.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New Castle, DE, U.S.A., Oak Knoll Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 2131


4to. 336 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout. Contents: First Appearances of Important Books in the Artist Catalogues. Preface, Introduction: The Pre-Raphaelites and Published Graphic Art in Victorian England, The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Major Pre-Raphaelites (C), The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Pre-Raphaelite Associates (Burton, Collins, Collinson, Deverell, Holiday, Inchbold, Prinsep, Ruskin, Seddon, Smetha... View more info

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Thoreau on Man and Nature

By: Thoreau, Henry D [Compiled By Arthur G. Volkman]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2320


61 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover, no jacket. Light rubbing to corners, clean, sound and unmarked. Selections from the writings of Thoreau as compiled by Arthur G. Volkman are arranged in sections: 1. Alma Natura, 2. Of Aspiration, 3. Orientation, 4. Generation, 5. Mind Prints, 6. Of Courage, 7. Of Health, 8. Relaxation, 9. Re-Creation, 10. Human Faith, 11. The Great Spirit. #2320. View more info

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Thurber on Crime. Stories, Articles, drawings, and reflections on the Evil That Men and Women Do.

By: Thurber, James

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press, NY. First Printing November 1991.: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 535


8vo. xii. 208 pgs. Fine hardcover in Very Good + jacket. Edited by Robert Lopresti with a foreword by Donald E. Westlake. The author's ruminations on everyday villainy, some pieces appear for the first time in book form. ISBN 0892964502. #535. View more info

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The Gypsy

By: Trites, W.B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1928

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 1939


173pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, black cloth spine with unusual red and gilt patterned boards. Gilt to front and spine, spine somewhat faded. Rubbing to boards at edges and corners, binding sound. A wealthy married middle aged painter in Andalusia becomes involved in an ill-fated flirtation with his beautiful gypsy model. #1939. View more info

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Glint

By: Valentinetti, Joseph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 581


8vo. 196 pgs. Fine in Near Fine jacket. SIGNED and dated 10-20-95 by author on title page. Dustwrapper has slight trace of rubbing at corners. Publishers card laid in. Author's first novel. June 1995 first printing. Mystery and suspense follow the questionable acquisition of a legendary rare coin. ISBN 0312130821. #581. View more info

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Glint

By: Valentinetti, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2350


8vo. 196 pgs. Fine in Near Fine jacket. SIGNED by author on title page. Dustwrapper has slight trace of rubbing along edges and corners. Publishers card laid in. Author's first novel. June 1995 first printing. Mystery and suspense follow the questionable acquisition of a legendary rare coin. ISBN 0312130821. #2350. View more info

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Music and Other Poems

By: Van Dyke, Henry.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Charles Scribners Sons: 1905

Edition: Second Edition, Revised and Augmented.

Seller ID: 502


12mo. viii.116 pgs. Good condition hardcover. Green silk cloth with gilt lettering and decorative to front cover and spine. Spine and edges of cloth are sun-faded, light general shelf wear. Front free endpaper absent, occasional tick marks in margins and creasing to top corners of pages. Copyright page October 1904 with 1905 on title page. Contents: Odes: Music, Peaxe, Victor Hugo, God of the Open Air; Sonnets: Work, Life, Love, The Child in the Garden, Love's Reason, ... View more info

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The Blue Flower

By: Van Dyke, Henry.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1902

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1951


299pgs. Very Good harcover, decorative binding signed MA, navy cloth with attractive decoration in gilt and green by Margaret Armstrong on front board and spine. Attractive period bookplate with the poem "If thou art borrowed by a friend..." and gift inscription [to Dr. Jno. S. Niles by his nephew Frank L. Niles) on front endpapers. Faint bookstore/druggist's shop stamp (Carbondale, PA) on bottom corner of rear endpaper. Clean, sound and otherwise unmarked. Publi... View more info

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Valery and Poe. A Literary Legacy

By: Vines, Lois Davis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, New York University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2102


8vo. xii. 217 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering. Tiny rear corner bump. Shallow waving to paper around pg. 41 due to a transparent waterspot, else clean and unmarked throughtout. Contents: acknowledgements, abbreviations, introduction, the image of Poe inherited from Baudelaire and Mallarme, Valery's view on influence, Dupin-Teste: the Poe connection, Poe, Valery and modern criticism, poetics and poetry, "On Poe's Eureka", conclusion: unity... View more info