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Brothers of the Heart: A Story of the Old Northwest 1837-1838 (SIGNED 1st)

By: Blos, Joan W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 17554IN


Very nice book with no tears or chips, no price clip and protected with in brand new mylar cover. Book itself is without fault and jacket nearly so -- just toning to white portion of jacket at back and on flaps. SIGNED and inscribed on half title page thus "With best wishes to ---- from Joan W Blos, '87." Blos, a 1980 winner of the coveted Newbery for A Gathering of Days, here tells the story of the Fiddler's crippled son who after a fight with his father ru... View more info

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Second Eden; A Novel Based Upon the Early Settlement of Oregon

By: de Lespinasse, Cobie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishign House: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24383


Book itself has pristine light green boards sporting a handsome beveled edge to front and bright gilt printing to face and spine. Only faults are light toning at gutters front and back and a very small bump to lower back corner. Jacket is clean with small chips to lower corners, a few small edge tears and light toning to spine. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. 338 pages. View more info

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The Naked Risk (1st Ed,.Author Pamphlet Laid-in)

By: DeMarest, Phyllis Gordon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1954

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 28124


Very nice, clean book, tightly bound. No names or writing other than former owner's handsome bookplate affixed to front pastedown. There are no bumps to boards, no creasing, and retains its very handsome dustjacket. Jacket has not been price-clipped and sports only minfor defects -- a couple tiny tears to top of spine and a tiny spot of wear to upper corners. Looks very nice in brand new mylar. Book includes separate eight page pamphlet titled "How I Happened to Write ... View more info

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Restless is the River

By: Derleth, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28265


Nicely kept book from a collector. Book itself is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. The dustjacket has not been price-clipped and has no tears. Looks handsome in brand new mylar.There's a small chip ro upper front corner next to spine. another smalll one to lower right corner and a bit of soil that proved imepervious to a document pad. This is historical fiction which begins in Hungary and ultimately to Wisconsin. The author also wrote "Wind Over Wis... View more info

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The Lakeland Chronicles; A Novel

By: Fahel, A.A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Indiana, Self-published: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 17261IN


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy, signed by Indiana author inside front cover. Tells the story of two prodigals who meet on a train -- one bound for a wedding, the other a funeral. Little do they know that they are the center of a web of connectivity that runs back centuries into the history, mystery, and mythology of Lakeland, Indiana. 319 pages. View more info

The Tiger of Mysore: A Story of the War With Tippoo Saib

By: Henty, G.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., PrestonSpeed Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 20644


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Red boards with gilt to face and spine. Nice black and white photograoh of Henty at frontis. Henty once again turns his pen to history with this engrossing novel of India. 343 pages. Nicely illustrated with full page black and white art by W.H. Margetson. Numerous Henty novels available. View more info

Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tale of Fontenoy & Culloden

By: Henty, G.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., PrestonSpeed Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 20646


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Red boards with gilt to face and spine. Nice black and white photograoh of Henty at frontis. Henty once again turns his pen to history with this engrossing novel of Scotland. 290 pages. Nicely illustrated with full page black and white art by Gordon Browne. Numerous Henty novels available. View more info

Wulf the Saxon: A Story of the Norman Conquest

By: Henty, G.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., PrestonSpeed Publications: 1998

Seller ID: 20940


Crisp BRAND NEW book with bright gilt printing to face and spine. Green cloth boards.. Illustrated throughout by Ralph Peacok. Portrait of author at frontis. An historical novel of the Norman conquest. 361 pages. Numerous Henty titles available. View more info

Both Sides the Border; A Tale of Hotspur and Glendower

By: Henty, G.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., PrestonSpeed Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 20942


Crisp BRAND NEW book with bright gilt printing to face and spine. Green cloth boards show a few errant gilt marks from printing. Illustrated throughout by Ralph Peacock. Portrait of author at frontis. 342 pages set in 15th century England. Numerous Henty titles available. View more info

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Jorgen Lykke; Rigens Sidste Ridder (Three Parts in One Volume 1942)

By: Jensen, Thrit (Maria Kirstine Dorothea Jensen)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denmark, Kobenhavn: 1942

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 27017


Very clean, tightly bound book written in the DANISH language. Half leather with handsome black author and title boxes affixed to spine. Rest of binding is paper over boards. Paper has worn at outer and bottom edges as well as at areas on face, but is pristine inside. Contains all three parts in one volume. An historical novel which spans the reign of five Danish kings from King Han to Frederick II. Book was originally published in 1931. Its author was the winner of t... View more info

Cry of the Hawk

By: Johnston, Terry C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Bantam Dell Pub Group: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 19441


Very nice, clean book with no bumps to boards and no tears, chips, or price-clip to dustjacket which has been protected by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED and Inscribed by author thus on half title page: "Especially for my new friend ----, Against these far hills hear the echo of hoofbeats, a solitary horseman racing against the last of his days ridden upon the wind! T. Johnston 25, February, 1997" The first book of the trilogy about frontiersman, Jonah Hook. Also... View more info

Winter Rain

By: Johnston, Terry C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Dell Pub Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 19442


Very nice, clean book with no bumps to boards and no tears, chips, or price-clip to dustjacket which has been protected by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED and Inscribed by author thus on half title page: "Especially for my friend ----, Into the unmapped regions of the heart gallops a lone horseman searchign seasons without end for that day a mute God has long denied him!! T. Johnston 25, February, 1997" The second book of the trilogy about frontiersman, Jonah Hook... View more info

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To Have and To Hold

By: Johnston. Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Highton Mifflin: 1900

Edition: Fist Edition in Book Form

Seller ID: 28019


Very nice book, tightly bound and clean. There is a bt of rubbing to front floral design and a few little light spots on top and bottom of spine which still retains both bands. Gilt on spine is very readable too. This novel, Johnston's second, was a bestseller when ut came out in boos form in 1900 after having been serialzed in 1899 in the Atlantic Monthly magazine. In 1916 it was made into a movie. Book is illsutrated throughout with full page illustrations by several... View more info