Bindings & Editions

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The Cat And The Canary (SCARCE 1927 HARDBACK  READERS LIBRARY EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

The Cat And The Canary (SCARCE 1927 HARDBACK READERS LIBRARY EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Willard, John

London: Readers Library, 1927. VG-/Good. First edition in good d/w. Not dated, (1927). Based on the 1927 silent film. The story concerns the death and inheritance of old Cyrus West, a rich eccentric who felt that his relatives 'have watched my wealth as if they were cats, and I - a canary'. He decrees that his will be read 20 years after his death, at which point his relatives converge at his old family home, now a spooky old haunted mansion. Age-tanning to edges of pages; rear inner hinge starting (but... Read more
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£58.00
Notes and Queries Eighth Series - Volume First, January - June 1892:

Notes and Queries Eighth Series - Volume First, January - June 1892:

London:: John C. Francis ,, 1892.. Hardcover. Good. 556 pp., 8vo. Half-leather hardcover w/ marbled boards. Slight scuffing & edgewear to boards. Slight shaking & wear to spine; binding sturdy. Marbled edges. Heavy foxing & some browning to pds & eps; bookplate to fpd (stain imprint of same bookplate to ffep). Some light foxing (moreso to eps) scattered throughout basically clean interior.
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$65.00
Haydn's Dictionary of Popular Medicine and Hygiene; A Companion for the Traveller....with Thirty-Three Full Page Plates.

Haydn's Dictionary of Popular Medicine and Hygiene; A Companion for the Traveller....with Thirty-Three Full Page Plates.

by Haydn/Lankester. Edwin

London: Ward, Lock & Co, 1880. no date circa 1880,original half leather hardcover,685 pages,extremities a little rubbed otherwise very good.. New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£16.00
Large Print Brilliant Dot-to-Dot

Large Print Brilliant Dot-to-Dot

Arcturus, 2017. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$4.85
THE HAMLET. Signed

THE HAMLET. Signed

by Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1940. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Random House, 1940. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First trade edition, first issue. Very near fine copy in an about very good, first issue dustwrapper, tanned on the spine & with a measure of reinforcing restoration at the extremities. SIGNED by Faulkner on the Half Title. 8vo., black cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine & front board. Top edge stained a deep & even maroon. The dustwrapper retains the... Read more
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$4,500.00
IT'S LIKE THIS, CAT

IT'S LIKE THIS, CAT

by Neville, Emily Cheney

Harper & Row. Very Good. 1963. Large Type Edition. Library Binding. Owner's name on endpaper. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 180 pages .
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$36.00
The Trowenna Sea

The Trowenna Sea

by IHIMAERA, Witi

Auckland: Raupo, 2009 First edition of which only a small number were sold before this title was withdrawn because of plagiarism issues. Tight and square, unmarked.
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$35.00
The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (reprinted from the Revised American edition) with Explanatory Notes. The Albion Edition.

The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (reprinted from the Revised American edition) with Explanatory Notes. The Albion Edition.

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

London: Frederick Warne and Co, 1895. no date circa 1895,original full plum coloured leather hardcover,spine decorated in gilt with five raised bands,cover borders and inner dentelles decorated in gilt,all page edges gilt,portrait frontispiece,630 pages,spine slightly faded,minor foxing, otherwise a very good attractive copy that would make a nice gift. . Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£25.00
Chinese Love Tales

Chinese Love Tales

by Mathers, E. Powys

U.S.: Avon 682, 1955. Solid copy with a dent on spine and a 1/4" tear on left edge of back cover, else covers show light wear. Author retells 17th century Chinese love stories.. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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$10.00
WE CAN BUILD YOU

WE CAN BUILD YOU

by Dick, Philip K

New York: DAW Books, Inc., 1972 DAW book numbers UQ1014, no. 14. Cover illustrated by John Schoenherr. Cover price 95¢. A fine and bright unread copy.. First edition, first printing. Paperback. Illus. by John Schoenherr. Book.
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$65.00
The Writings of John Burroughs, Volume XV, Leaf and Tendril

The Writings of John Burroughs, Volume XV, Leaf and Tendril

by Burroughs, John

Boston: Houghton and Mifflin Company. NF/NONE. 1908. Riverby Edition. Hardcover. Neat owner's nameplate on the pastedown paper; otherwise a clean, tight copy. ; 3 / 4 green leather over marbled boards with gilt floral decoration on the spines. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" .
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$19.00
AS THE GREEN STAR RISES

AS THE GREEN STAR RISES

by Carter, Lin

New York: DAW Books, Inc., 1975 DAW book numbers 138 and UY1156. The fourth novel of the Green Star Saga. Cover art by Roy Krenkel and frontis by Michael Kaluta. A small owner's sticker on the inside cover. A fine, unread copy.. First edition, first printing. Paperback.
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$10.00
THE SON OF TARZAN

THE SON OF TARZAN

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

New York: Ballantine Books, Inc., 1963 Authorized Edition. Ballantine identification number F748. Number 4 in the Ballantine Tarzan series. Cover illustration by Dick Powers, Cover price 50¢. Tiny light corner crease to the front cover. A very good plus copy.. First Ballantine edition, first printing. Paperback. Book.
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$10.00
TRANSATLANTIC TUNNEL HURRAH!. Signed

TRANSATLANTIC TUNNEL HURRAH!. Signed

by [Philip José Farmer] Harrison, Harry

London: Faber & Faber, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. London: Faber & Faber, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Philip José Farmer's Personal Copy. First UK edition. Issued in the US as: "Tunnel Through The Deeps". 8vo., 92pp. A fine copy in dustwrapper. Inscribed in red on the title page: "For / Good Old Phil - / Harry /Harrison". Also signed by Farmer in blue ink on the ffe: "Property of / Phillip Jose Farmer". Nice Association Copy... Read more
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$1,850.00
David Copperfield

David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

UK: Nelson, 1901. New Edition 1901. A lovely little leather bound book. Full crushed calf leather with gilt detailing. Black and white frontis. The book is very good++ and is bright. Slight rubbing to spine tips. Contents good. Further images can be taken upon request. Ref 8077. New Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good ++/No Jacket. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.
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£55.00
The Vine II

The Vine II

by Arlene Adamo

Arlene Adamo. FREE U.K. Shipping. FAMILY Business. FIRST Class Service. 2009 Paperback edition, in excellent condition. . As New. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 2009.
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£9.50
Oeuvres Completes De Buffon Avec Supplemens Augmentees De La Classification De G. Cuvier. Eight Volume Set.

Oeuvres Completes De Buffon Avec Supplemens Augmentees De La Classification De G. Cuvier. Eight Volume Set.

by Buffon

Paris: P. Dumenil, 1835. eight volume set,original green quarter leather hardcover with spine lettered and ruled in gilt,marbled boards,130 fine clean uncoloured plates,minor rubbing to extremities otherwise a very good set with minor foxing to text pages only.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£150.00
History of the Conspiracy of Pontiac, and the War of the North American Tribes Against the English Colonies after the Conquest of Canada.

History of the Conspiracy of Pontiac, and the War of the North American Tribes Against the English Colonies after the Conquest of Canada.

by Parkman, Francis

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1868. Fourth edition of this classic account of colonial warfare, particularly in Michigan; corrected & amended. Stout hardcover bound in full brown calf by Matthews (presumably William Matthews of New York), with black & red spine labels, gilt decoration, marbled endsheets. General wear, corners & edges rubbed; pages tanned, long tear to page 621/2. Text clean; xxiv, 632 pages; index, appendixes, four maps. (two folding).. Fourth Edition. Full Calf.... Read more
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$75.00
The Small House at Allington Three  (Chronicles of Barsetshire, Volume III)

The Small House at Allington Three (Chronicles of Barsetshire, Volume III)

by Trollope, Anthony

NY: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1906. 3/4 tan leather w/raised bands, marbled boards; front detached; tile titles; marbled, gilt end papers; owner's plate/name; 321 clean, unmarked pages; no date given (circa 1906?). Leatherbound. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12 vo.
Item Price
$15.00
Pantomime

Pantomime

by Stern, G.B

British: Hutchinson No.9. Moderate spine roll with 3/4" tear on bottom edge of front cover and spine. Wear and color chipping to edges of spine and covers show light wear. Some small stains on inside pages. Undated, but probably 1930s.. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good- Very Good.
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$9.00
The Journal of Hendrik Jacob Wikar (1779). Signed association copy.

The Journal of Hendrik Jacob Wikar (1779). Signed association copy.

by Mossop, Dr. E.E

Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1935. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st ed. Grey/green van Riebeeck Society binding; two fold-out maps and one fold-out plate. Signed and dedicated by the author to his brother including "...a mild hypnotic for you, little brother!" Number 15 in the Van Riebeeck Society. Some spotting; maps incorrectly folded with the occasional hole.
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£75.00
World hotspot National Map: Malaysia Indonesia (Large Print Edition 1: 4.7 million)(Chinese Edition)

World hotspot National Map: Malaysia Indonesia (Large Print Edition 1: 4.7 million)(Chinese Edition)

by ZHONG GUO DI TU CHU BAN SHE

China Map Publishing House, 2014-04-01. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pub Date: 2014-04-01 Pages: 1 Language: Chinese. English Publisher: China Map Publishing House new port. maritime lines. improve maritime traffic information new World Heritage Site and the main attractions new national major universities Daquan folding maps. easy to carry size. easy readers interpret blueprints Satisfaction guaranteed,or money... Read more
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$64.92
Day of the Guns.

Day of the Guns.

by Spillane, Mickey

New York Dutton, 1964, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket (spine crown lightly worn). Introducing Tiger Mann, master of counterespionage. *Collectible copy, without ownership, remainder mark or price-clip*
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$19.40
DU CENTRE DE L'EAU

DU CENTRE DE L'EAU

by Filion, Jean-Paul

Montreal: Les Editions De L'Hexagone, 1955. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Montreal: Les Editions De L'Hexagone, 1955. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Filion, Jean-Paul. DU CENTRE DE L'EAU. Montreal, Les Editions De L'Hexagone, 1955. An important association copy. First Edition Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Filion to his friend Ivar Labrie, who along with Roland Giguère, Gilles Robert & Conrad Tremblay were the founding pressmen, typesetters & designers for the... Read more
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$175.00