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Piracies, Limited (Ltd)

By: "Bok"

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8822


DJ chipped, scuffed and torn with 2/3 of the spine, below title and including part of the publisher missing. Gift notation on FFEP. Light wear to blue cloth covered boards. ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked, hinges intact.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages; Rare in DJ. Bok presents fictionalized accounts of Oriental pirates. View more info

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The Dragoons of La Guerche

By: Achard, Amédée, Richard Duffy (translator)

Price: $65.25

Publisher: New York, Howard, Ainslee & co: 1899

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 15166


Some edge wear to extremities of cloth covered boards, a little softening of top fore corners, light soil, light lean. Previous owners' names on front free end paper, missing tissue guard to frontispiece ; A bright, solid book, slate grey cloth covered boards with gilt black and red design stamped on front cover, gilt titles front and spine, top edge gilt, red and black publisher insignia stamped on back, hinges intact ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 289 pages; This is a... View more info

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Marjorie's Enemy - A Story of the Civil War of 1644

By: Adams, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 7023


Some wear to extremities, pages yellowed, missing free end papers. Book is a little shaken but hinges solid. Split in middle of book repaired with hinge tape. Previous owner's name in front. ; Text unmarked, blue cloth covered decorative boards show a girl with a soldier, outlined with flowers, gilt print and gilt outlining title on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 96 pages; A novel set during the English Revolutionary War. View more info

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Crushed Yet Conquering; A story of Constance and Bohemia

By: Alcock, Deborah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 12009


Clipped DJ heavily chipped with some loss head & tail of spine, tears. Gift notation on FFEP dated 1940 ; DJ in Mylar. A bright solid, book, blue cloth covered boards, hinges intact ; 474 pages View more info

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Hunger's Brides - A Novel Of Baroque

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15498


Light edge wear, short closed tear, top back panel of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.49 X 7.20 X 2.48 inches; 1408 pages; "Spanning three centuries and two cultures, Hunger’s Brides brings to vivid life the greatest Spanish poet of her time, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, & plumbs a mystery that has intrigued writers as diverse as Robert Graves, Diane Ackerman, Eduardo Galeano and Nobel laureate Octavio Paz. Why did ... View more info

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The Fugitives or The Tyrant Queen of Madagascar

By: Ballantyne, R. M

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, A. G. Watson: 1887

Edition: 1st Canadian

Seller ID: 15917


Shelfwear to extremities, corners bumped. Previous owner's notations on FFEP, light foxing to some pages. ; A tight solid book. Reddish brown cloth covered boards with leaf design front and spine, gilt titles on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 431 pages View more info

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A Buccaneer's Log

By: Bennett, C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17035


Red cloth covered boards, bumped corners, a little faded spine. Some water damage top page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Venture Book for Boys; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A Canadian reprint of a pirate novel originally published in the 1920s View more info

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Dodo: Dodo, Dodo the Second and Dodo Wonders

By: Benson, E. F

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Crowell: 1978

Edition: Omnibus; First Printing

Seller ID: 18082


DJ shows some shelf wear and light chipping, light erasure on front free end paper Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the first printing of the omnibus edition which contains Dodo, Dodo the Second and Dodo Wonders. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.70 inches; 532 pages; Dorothea 'Dodo' Vane was the centre of a circle of London glitterati. Their escapades and those of her daughter Nadine entertained the readers of the late Victor... View more info

The Chaplain of the Fleet

By: Besant, Walter & James Rice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1910

Seller ID: 10588


Purple cloth covered boards with gilt titles show some edge wear, corners lightly bumped, spine faded, a tear head and tail of spine. light foxing. Ads at end of book badly browned, previous owner's name on front pastedown ; A tight solid book. ; 447 pages View more info

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The Two-Headed Eagle A Novel

By: Biggins, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18622


Light shelfwear, a couple of short tears on DJ.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Otto Prohaska #3; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.40 inches; 367 pages; Otto Prohaska, a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian navy during World War I, is temporarily assigned to the Flying Service as an officer observer. Working under an incompetent commanding officer who is afraid to fly, Prohaska risks his life to increase his squadron's "miles flown" statistics and deliver a... View more info

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Slain by the Doones And other stories

By: Blackmore, R. D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15633


Corners bumped, some edge wear, paper was stuck to front pastedown & torn off , leaving a remnant, small stain top front hinge, faint stain across top front free end paper. Gift notation dated Feb 1896 on FFEP. Front & back hinge started but still strong. A couple of light stains on pages. Narrow stain just above title on front board. ; A bright, solid book. Cloth covered boards decorated with gilt and green design and titles front and spine, still bright. Laid paper th... View more info

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Fan-Tan

By: Brando, Marlon & Donald Cammell & David Thomson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18076


DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Stated first eition ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 249 pages; "A wholly unexpected, hugely entertaining work from one of the greatest actors of our time: the story of an eccentric early-twentieth-century pirate, on the high seas from the Philippines to Shanghai–a larger-than-life character that Brando could have easily inhabited himself.Anatole “Annie” Doultry is in his early fifti... View more info

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The Master of a Man: The Story of a Sin

By: Caine, Hall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1921

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 16145


Red cloth boards have some soiling, light shelfwear to bottom edges, bottom front corners bumped, spine lightly faded. Some offset discoloration to back and front end papers. Previous owner's name and date (1922) on front free end papers.; Tight solid book, hinges intact. Blindstamped design in black. Fore and bottom pages untrimmed. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 432 pages View more info

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Heart of an Indian: A gripping story based upon a great American truth

By: Callahan, Robert E.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, F. H. Hitchcock: 1927

Edition: Autograph edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18508


Signed by Author; Black cloth covered boards show very light shelf wear.; Signed by Author with a publisher's statement that this is part of an Autograph edition. Tight solid book, gilt titles on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages; The author takes the American powers that be to task for allowing native American culture to die out, languages to disappear. This novel is written as a morality tale that is just as true today as back, when it was written, in 1927. View more info

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Red River Adventure The Story of the Selkirk Settlers

By: Chalmers, J. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18151


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and some chipping, previous owner's name on front free end paper.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; Great Stories of Canada #12; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages View more info