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Doctor Zhivago

By Pasternak , Boris

NY: Pantheon, 1958. Presumed 1st American . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. NY: Pantheon, 1958. Presumed 1st American . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red cloth boards with black/gilt spine titling ang gilt author name to front board. Stated: 'First Published September 1958'; no other dates or numbering. A very nice clean and fresh copy. <br/> <br/>

$160.00

The End of the Hunt

By Flanagan, Thomas

New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton, 1994. 1st Printing . Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton, 1994. 1st Printing . Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Stated First Printing. It's 1919, World War I has ended, and the British are attempting to put down once and for all the centuries-old dream of an independent Ireland. The story of war widow Janice Nugent and Christopher Blake a gunman for Michael Collins and the cause of Irish independence. 627 pp. Decorative ep's show ground plan of Dublin and suburbs.Unclipped DJ ($ 24.95) <br/> <br/>

$15.20

Days and Nights

By Simonov, Konstantine

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1945. Cloth. Very Good/Good. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1945. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. <br/> <br/>

$12.80

Plains of Passage
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Plains of Passage

By Auel, Jean M

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 1991. 6th Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 1991. 6th Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. <br/> <br/>

$4.00

The Shelters of Stone: Earth's Children
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The Shelters of Stone: Earth's Children

By Auel, Jean M

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 2003. 1st Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 2003. 1st Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. <br/> <br/>

$5.60

James Clavell's Whirlwind
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James Clavell's Whirlwind

By Clavell, James

Dresden, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Avon Books, 1987. 1st Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. Dresden, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Avon Books, 1987. 1st Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. <br/> <br/>

$17.60

Last Enchantment

By Stewart, Mary

Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: William Morrow & Co., 1979. 1st Printing of 1st Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: William Morrow & Co., 1979. 1st Printing of 1st Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Unmarked, tight, clean, spine slightly cocked, light foxing of pg edges, DJ is bright with a few tiny tears chips on top corner edges <br/> <br/>

$12.00

Gray Ghosts and Rebel Raiders

By Jones, Virgil Carrington

NY: Ballantine, 1973. 1st Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. NY: Ballantine, 1973. 1st Printing . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Vol I, Manassas to Gettysburg. <br/> <br/>

$8.00

War and Peace

By Tolstoy, Count Leo

NY: Bantam, 1956. First Edition . Mass Market Paperback. Good-/No Jacket. NY: Bantam, 1956. First Edition . Mass Market Paperback. Good-/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Unmarked tight copy with tanning pgs and foxing , slightly soiled <br/> <br/>

$8.00

Letters from Edgeworth

By Edmunds, Mary Lewis Rucker

Greensboro, NC: Edmunds, Mary Lewis Rucker, 1988. 1st Edtion . Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. Greensboro, NC: Edmunds, Mary Lewis Rucker, 1988. 1st Edtion . Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated. Bibliography. gold seal on front wrapper stating that the book was the winner of the 1988 North Carolina Society of Historians Award for Historical Fiction. Recreation of two years in the life of a teacher at Edgeworth Female Seminary in Greensboro, N.C., 1849-1851. The story is told through a series of fictional letters written by the teacher to friends and relatives. The characters are fictional but the events that take place, while also fictional, are typical of events at that time and are based on the author's research into the history of Edgeworth Female Seminary. <br/> <br/>

$18.40

Sin of a Nation

By Kitsock, Michael

Philidelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1950. First Edition & Printing . Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. Philidelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1950. First Edition & Printing . Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 426pp., Fictional story of a Professor Karl Muller and his wife and their failures in Germany which helped lead to that "turbulent flood of suffering and destruction." Kitsock was an American Military Government Officer in Germany for six years. Here he asks "whether the German people in general are guilty of sinning against mankind, or whether they were merely misguided and trusting souls, helpless in the hands of scheming politicos and ruthless dictators.". <br/> <br/>

$16.00