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The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Seller ID: 3-2-918


Published august 1924, first edition fourth printing. Corners bumped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. After decades in Europe Ella Poore, age 50, returns to Maple Valley, Iowa, as the Countess Nattatorrini, leaving a dead husband and assorted playboy-gigolos in Paris and Rome. It's now the turn-of-the-20thC and she wants to see once again her spinster sister Lou and the terrain where she grew up. But not... View more info

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PENROD - FIRST THUS ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON GRANT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1914-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: c17-4-9


Green cloth cover with black lettering.Previous owner's name written on inside front board.Frontis of Wesley Barry as Penrod. 11 black and white illustrations. View more info

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Molly Make-Believe

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell; Illustrated By Walter Tittle; Black & White Plates [Illustrator]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1915-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-146


Front board is bent, Tanned edges and spine. Inscription on endpaper. Tanning on pages opposite plates. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book askew.Recovering from a long illness, Boston businessman Carl Stanton is unable to accompany his fiancee Cornelia on a mid-winter trip to warm and sunny Jacksonville. Lonely, bored, and disappointed in Cornelia's lack of affection, Carl decides to answer an advertisement from the Serial Letter Company, which promises... View more info

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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harper: 2015-11-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-1-1651


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Mitch Albom creates his most unforgettable fictional character, Frankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earth, in this magical novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives. View more info

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THE VALLEY OF AMAZAMENT

By: Amy Tan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: harper collins: 2013-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-939


Signed by author on publisher's bound signing page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.Author of Joy Luck Club. Shanghai 1912. Violet Minturn is the privileged daughter of the American madam of the city's most exclusive courtesan house. But when the Ching dynasty is overturned, Violet is separated from her mother in a cruel act of chicanery and forced to become a "virgin courtesan." View more info

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Hunger's Brides Paul Anderson 17th Century Mexico

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carroll and Graf Publishers: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001199


1358 pages, 9 1/2" tall, "An epic novel of genius and obsession," presenting a multi-layered novel at whose heart is Juana Inés de la Cruz, 17th century Mexico"s most enigmatic figure, who died in 1695 at the age of forty-six. VG. DJ edges lightly bent. There is tape on a small tear on the spine and bottom edge of the DJ and a chip on the back cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. View more info

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Islands [Hardcover] by Siddons, Anne Rivers

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Price: $36.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2004-04-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-6-64


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover. Autographed copy sticker on cover along with a sticker with promotional offer on it. Anny Butler is a caretaker, a nurturer, first for her own brothers and sisters, and then as a director of an agency devoted to the welfare of children. What she has never had is a real family. That changes when she meets and marries Lewis Aiken, an exuberant surgeon f... View more info

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In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods

By: Bell, Matt

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Soho Press: 2013-06-18

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-927


Signed by author on title page without inscription. In this epic, mythical debut novel, a newly-wed couple escapes the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and almost-uninhabited lakeshore. They plan to live there simply, to fish the lake, to trap the nearby woods, and build a house upon the dirt between where they can raise a family. But as their every pregnancy fails, the child-obsessed husband begins to rage at this new world: the song-spun objects somehow c... View more info

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The Immortalists

By: Benjamin, Chloe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2018-01-09

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-1-1802


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Signed sticker is on the cover.It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children, four adolescents on the cusp of self awareness, sneak out to hear their fortunes.The prophecies inf... View more info

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Your Manners Are Showing: The Handbook of Teen-Age Know-How

By: Betty Betz; Betty Betz [Illustrator]; Anne Clark [Contributor];

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1946-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-5-1625


First edition. Bumped corners. Edge wear to corners and spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.From author's Introduction, "The teen set, just starting their rounds of parties and dances NEED a special, private etiquette book of their own, so here it is, kids! But why wait 'til it's too late? Get on the right track now and insure your social security for the rest of your play days and evenings. Read before you go to a dance, not... View more info

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Above the East China Sea: A novel

By: Bird, Sarah

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2014-05-27

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-3-70


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In her most ambitious, moving, and provocative novel to date, Sarah Bird makes a stunning departure. Above the East China Sea tells the entwined stories of two teenaged girls, an American and an Okinawan, whose lives are connected across seventy years by the shared experience of profound loss, the enduring strength of an ancient culture, and the redeeming power of family love. Luz James, a contempo... View more info

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Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

By: Bissinger, H. G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1990-01-21

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17-2-1


Stated first printing. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Very slight wear to edge of dust jacket.Focusing on the town of Odessa, Texas, a town with an empty main street, closed up movie theaters and for sale signs everywhere and with a high school football stadium that seats 20,000 and is filled on Friday nights. This is an examination of the role of high school sports in America, but it is about more than just sports, it is about race, politics, ec... View more info

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Lucky Us: A Novel

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House: 2014-07-29

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-3-1436


Signed by author on end paper without inscription. First Edition with full number line. So begins the story of teenage half sisters Eva and Iris in this brilliantly written, deeply moving, and fantastically funny novel by the beloved and critically acclaimed author of Away. Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star, and Eva, the sidekick, journey across 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris's ambitions take the sisters from small-town Ohio to an ... View more info

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The Light in the Ruins

By: Bohjalian, Chris

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2013-07-09

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-912


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair,and revenge, set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943; Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen year ... View more info

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The Great Hunger

By: Bojer, Johan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1925

Seller ID: 000036


Twelfth printing, Gray Cloth Hardcover, 328 pages. Translated from the Norwegian by W. J. Alexancer Worster and C. Archer.Novel, very descriptive of the country and waters of Norway. Slight corner wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. View more info

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The Highway

By: Box, C.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Minotaur Books: 2013-07-30

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13-1-931


Signed by author and dated 08.04.13 on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective mylar cover that may look scratched in picture.When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them again. The girls and their car, simply vanish. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after... View more info

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The Sweet Potato Queens' Wedding Planner/Divorce Guide

By: Browne, Jill Conner

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Crown: 2005-12-27

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15-1-46


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover. The Sweet Potato Queens are bona fide experts at planning a marvelous marriage and ending one, flip this book right on over if you're looking for advice on dumping a deadweight hubby!, so who better to provide this handy wedding planner? And even if you're not planning your own nuptials, surely you have dreamt about your perfect day, regardless of whe... View more info

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The Jealous Kind: A Novel (A Holland Family Novel)

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2016-08-30

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17-8-6


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. NF. Top corner is lightly bumped.On its surface, life in Houston is as you would expect: drive-in restaurants, souped-up cars, jukeboxes, teenagers discovering their sexuality. But beneath the glitz and superficial normalcy, a class war has begun, and it is nothing like the conventional portrayal of the decade. Against this back... View more info

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Ghosts (Enchanted World)

By: By the Editors of Time-life Books

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Time Life Education: 1984-09-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1533


Cover rubbed with fading. Board slightly bent. Some bent page corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Presents tales and examines varieties of beliefs about death and hauntings, characteristics and habits of ghosts, exorcism rites, and haunted places. View more info

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The Lady Doc, Signed

By: Caroline Lockhart

Price: $175.00

Publisher: no publisher stated: 1952-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-3-71


Signed by author on endpaper,"Caroline Lockhart, Cody, Wyoming." Blue pictorial cloth boards. Corners lightly bumped. Some discoloration on page edge of endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Western adventure and mystery novel with a female protagonist. Lockhart: a nationally bestselling novelist with a flair for publicity. In the three years since the death of Buffalo Bill, she had become the biggest celebrity in Cody. In fact, she had arguably attai... View more info