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A Daughter of the Land

By: Stratton-Porter, Gene & Frances (frontispiece) Rogers

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, 1918


Kate, the young lady in this book, persevered among a family who mistreated her and had little money or time for her. Kate, kind and understanding, makes her own future for herself with her intelligence and hard work. Her love of nature brings her some small happiness. The resonating message is that a young woman must be strong and sometimes look to herself for survival. Closed tear on title page; edgewear and fraying at extremities; front board/spine junction torn about... View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1945


Bookstore name stamped on flyleaf. Light edgewear; stains on bottom page edges. ; Book Club Edition; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 508 pages; 11477 View more info

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Black Charles

By: Wyndham, Esther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mills & Boon Limited, 1952

Edition: 1st Edition


Once in nearly every generation a dark-haired male was born into the traditionally fair-haired family of Pendleton. Through history, each of them had been known as Black Charles, men who would never marry, whose characters were arrogant and fierce. It was the fate of young Audrey Lawrence, herself used to fighting battles since the premature deaths of her parents, to cross swords with the latest Black Charles of this ancient family. When Audrey's great friend, Vivien, to... View more info

Bronte

By: Hughes, Glyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, 1996

Edition: 1st US Edition


A fictional portrait of the famous Bronte sisters traces their family history from their beginning in the parish of Haworth in Yorkshire and the surrounding hills to their resulting adulthood and literary success. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 431 pages; BT10269 View more info

East Of The Mountains

By: Guterson, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace, 1999

Edition: 1st Edition


In his second novel the author swings dramatically in the opposite direction of his first book, "Snow Falling on Cedars". East of the Mountains is the tale of a solitary, 73-year-old Seattle widower. A retired heart surgeon, Ben Givens is an old hand at turning isolation to his advantage, both professionally and personally: "When everything human was erased from existence except that narrow antiseptic window through which another's heart could be manipulated-... View more info

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Ethan Frome

By: WHARTON, Edith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970


Her best-known work, the story of a gaunt New Englander, imprisoned by bitter futilities who makes one desperate attempt to escape from his bondage...; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 181 pages; 23599 View more info

Foxfire

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton/William Abrahams, 1993


Tells the story of five teenage girls in the 1950s who form the gang, Foxfire, in order to escape their harsh and depressing home lives and to support each other in a society filled with violence, sexism, ignorance, and cruelty. Remainder mark, bottom edge, minor edgewear to DJ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 328 pages; 20433 View more info

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Great Son - A Novel of Character

By: Ferber, Edna

Price: $7.09

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1945


Edgeworn and lightly chipped DJ in new mylar. Red boards with E. P embossed on front board. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; 29074 View more info

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Human Being, A Story

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1934

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing


Bottom front corner frayed a little. Tiny stain on rear and on foredge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages; 22119 View more info

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Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing


Brown spot on Part 1 page about the size of a pencil eraser. DJ, rubbed and chipped, in new mylar. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; 27275 View more info

Marya

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton, 1986

Edition: Book Club Edition


A profound and hauntingly truthful portrait of a woman whose life is given to us in its successive, significant stages, from earliest childhood in violence and poverty until her mid-thirties, when she is quite famous as a critic and intellectual commentator, a frequent American delegate to international conferences. At whatever stage, Marya is unforgettable, and the course of her life seems as unpredictable and, in retrospect, as inevitable as life itself. ; 8vo - 8"... View more info

Morning Journey

By: Hilton, James

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co., 1951

Edition: Book Club Edition


Spine faded, edgewear ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages; 22128 View more info

Tales From Watership Down

By: Adams, Richard; Lawrence, John

Price: $15.60

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing


The long-awaited return to the magical world of his classic novel. Round gold "all new stories" sticker on front cover partially removed, leaving an abrasion on DJ. Otherwise like new. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 267 pages; 26246 View more info

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The Bloom Of Life

By: France, Anatole (translated by J. Lewis May)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, the Bodley Head Limited, 1926

Edition: 2nd Edition


Sequel to "Little Pierre". Wine red boards, gilt lettering and gilt top edge. Fraying at extremities. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 291 pages; 12377 View more info

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The Children

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Company, 1928

Edition: 1st Edition


A bestseller when it was first published, this book is a comic, bittersweet novel about the misadventures of a bachelor and a band of precocious children. The seven Wheater children, stepbrothers and stepsisters grown weary of being shuttled from parent to parent are eager for their parents' latest reconciliation to last. Minor rubbing at extremities, more so at spine edges; previous owner's name dated 10-27-28.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 346+ pages; 30219 View more info