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1 ADAM, Ingrid and PREUSS, Gisela Meyers Handbuch Uber Die Literatur: Ein Lexicon Der Dichter Und Schriftsteller Aller Literaturen
Mannheim Bibliographisches Institut 1970 2., Neu Bearbeitete Auflage Cloth Very Good No Dustjacket Reference 9" Tall 
German language text. Dictionary-style reference work on world literature. 987pp, illustrated. Bright, white interior. Solid binding, no weakness to hinges. Some wear to cloth along outer hinges /spine, but no weakening. College library stamp on ffep but no other marks, internal or external. Very heavy book weighing 1.41kg 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 AESCHYLUS The tragedies of Aeschylus : literally translated with critical and illustrative notes, and An introduction by Theodore Alois Buckley
London Henry G. Bohn 1849 New Edition Cloth Solid Very Good No Dustjacket Issued Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Contains the seven extant plays of Aeschylus - Prometheus chained.--The seven against Thebes.--The Persians.--Agamemnon.--The Choephori.--The Furies.--The suppliants.Translation by Theodore Alois Buckley of Christ Church, Oxford. A volume in 'Bohn's classical library', No. 9. OCLC Number: 609957879. xx, 234pp, 32pp publishers catalog at back. Frontis illustration of a bust of Aeschylus with tissue overlay intact. Interior is clean and unmarked, excepting an old signature to the half-title page. Pages are clean and quite white. Bohn's publications listed on endpapers. Patterned green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. Spine not-darkened. Almost no wear to the spine ends or sides. pine ends, minor fraying to spine edges. Tips of corners a little bumped. Rear hinge cracked but very foirm. Front hinge totally sound. A very sound and decent copy. Weight, 324g. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 AGATE, James - Editor Speak for England: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for the Forces
London Hutchinson & Company First Edition Waterproof Cloth VG+ G+ Anthology 7" Tall 
An anthology intended to appeal to the soldier, sailor and airman. Compiled by critic and journalist, Jame Agate. 253pp. Unusual waterproof, khaki cloth binding. Book is bright and clean. No wear to cloth. Previous owner's name & date on ffep. Dustjacket has some edge wear and a little staining to back panel. Weight, 250g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 AINGER, Alfred Charles Lamb
London Macmillan & Co. 1888 New Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Very Good No Dustjacket [None Issued] 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Biography and literary criticism of Charles Lamb [1775-1834]. 226pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Old, owner's signature to title page.No damage to hinges. Red cloth shows minor wear only, as well as faded spine. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 400g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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5 AINSWORTH, William H. The Tower of London; A Historical Romance
London, Toronto & New York J. M. Dent 1921 Fifth Everyman's Printing of 1909 Cloth Near Fine No Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Novel by William Ainsworth, a historical romance that describes the history of Lady Jane Grey from her short-lived time as Queen of England to her execution. First published in 1909 in the Everyman's Library edition. [No 400]. xvi, 455pp, List of first 740 titles at back, 8pp. Flatback binding, carmine cloth, colored top edge. Style 1 endpapers. A very bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding. No cracks to hinges. Very clean cloth showing no wear. Bright, gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Weight, 247g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 ALCOTT, Louisa May Life, Letters and Journals
New York Grammercy Boooks 1995 0-517-12424-6 / 9780517124246 First Printing This Edition Cloth Fine About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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7 ALCOTT, Louisa May Lulu's Library
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Edition Not Stated Illustrated Cloth VG+ Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
First published in 1885, '... as a Christmas gift to my boys and girls from their old friend Aunt Jo' [Preface]. First published by Sampson Low in 1895. This edition is undated - circa 1900. Contains the following short stories - A Christmas dream. The candy country. Naughty Jocko. The skipping shoes. Cockyloo. Rosy's journey. How they ran away. The fairy box. A hole in the wall. The piggy girl. The three frogs. Baa!baa! 269 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. Very attractive, decorated covers and spine in gilt, orange, red and yellow on a green background. Scan available. Clean, unmarked interior, pages very white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. No wear to the cloth. Tiny, very light damp stain to the lower corner of the rear board affecting rear blank endpapers only. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 380g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Vanguard from Alpha / The Changeling Worlds, ALDISS, Brian W.; BULMER, Kenneth
8 ALDISS, Brian W.; BULMER, Kenneth Vanguard from Alpha / The Changeling Worlds
New York Ace Books 1959 First Ace Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback Double 6.5 
Two complete Science Fiction Novels bound, back-to-back, inverted, in one book. Ace D-369. 109pp + 144pp. Bright, clean copy. mUnmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Slight wear here and there. Lower corner crease to 'Vanguard...'. Weight, 128g. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 ALEXANDER, Mrs. By Woman's Wit
Cleveland Arthur Westbrook Company Not Stated Printed Wraps Good VG Paperback 5 1/4" by 7" 
Very early paperback. Undated, circa 1914-1920 [?]. No. 63 in the 'All Star Series'. Attractive copy of a very old, and originally inexpensive publication. Attractive and bright illustrated cover. Tight square spine. Clean, unmarked interior. [weight, 150g] 
Price: 17.00 USD
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10 ALLEN, Hervey Action at Aquila
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1938 Second Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Romance of the American Civil War. 369pp. Bright copy with a sound binding. Bright blue cloth boards. Unmarked. Dustjacket has clean, bright front panel but there is a small piece missing at the head of the spine. DJ would grade much higher but for lost piece. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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11 ALLEN, James Lane The Choir Invisible
London Macmillan 1911 Later Printing of 1897 Limp Suede Leather Good Very Good Softcover 16.5cm William Sewell - Frontis 
Novel set in Kentucky among its pioneers. The author has been called, 'Kentucky's first important novelist'. 252pp, b&w frontis illustration, colour endpapers.Bound in dark brown suede leather with gilt titles and a blind-stapmed decorative device. Clean, unmarked interior. Text bloc shows a little wear, suede is in very good condition. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 144g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada and possibly the United States. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 AMES, Michael M. - Editor Raven, Literary Magazine; Volume 1, Number 1
Vancouver, BC Students' Publication Board, UBC 1955 Vol 1, No 1 Printed Card Wrappers Fine Magazine 7" by 10" 
First issue of a Literary Magazine published by Students at the University of British Columbia. September, 1955. 39pp, illustrated. Pieces by Malcolm F. McGregor, Maurice Gibbons, Gretl Kraus Fisher, Heather Spears, and others. Attractive wrappers. Bright, fresh copy unmarked and virtaully in new condition. Weight, 94g. Scan available. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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13 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales, Translated from the Original
New York John W, Lovell Company Later Edition Quarter Leather Marbled Boards VG+ No Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Attractive edition of Hans Christian Andersen's Tales. 36 tales in all, 380 pages, not illustrated. Undated, circa late 19th century. Attractive copy with a red leather spine, gily titles and decoration with marbled boards and marbled page edges. Interior is clean and unmarked excepting a light ink signature to a front endpaper. Minor wear to edges of boards and a small., lost chip at the head of the spine. Weight unpacked, 464g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian Eventyr. Første Samling
Copenhagen Martins Forlag 1925 1871131030 / 9781871131031 Later Edition Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine No Dustjacket Hardcover Thick Octavo Paul V. Rubow 
Attractive, later edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales. Danish language text. Originally published in two volumes this edition contains both volume in one. 318pp and 316pp, with two tile pages and two indeces. Illustrations in b&w by Paul V. Rubow after Vilhelm Pedersen. OCLC Number: 33350984. attractively bound in half red-crimson leather. Marbled boards and endpapers. Five raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles to the spine. Intermnnally unmarked, all pages very white. Bindinis tight and square. Weight, 970g. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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15 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian Improvisatoren
Copenhagen Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag 1900 Later Edition Half Leather Very Good Hardcover 18cm Tall 
Autobiographical novel by Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875). 'First published in 1835, it was an immediate success and is considered to be Andersen's breakthrough. The story, reflecting Andersen's own travels in Italy in 1833, reveals much about his own life and aspirations as experienced by Antonio, the novel's principal character'. A 1900 printing after the third edition. Danish language. 361pp, frontis portrait. Floral patterned endpapers. Tought, green swirldesigned cloth boards, with leather corners and spine. Gilt titles and decoration top the spine. Fixed, silk page marker.Interior is bright white and clean. Small name/dateto the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. Minor wear to the leather with a little surface loss. Attractive little volume. Unpacked weight, 410g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 ANDERSON, David The Red Lock; A Tale of the Flatwoods
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1922 First Edition Cloth Good Very Good Lacking Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
American novel. 347 pages. Frontis illustration by W. B. King. Interior is bright and clean, pages white. Previous owner's name to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Sound hinges. Tight, square binding, virtually no wear to the cloth. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 433g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Sitting Bull's Boss: Above the Medicine Line with James Morrow Walsh, ANDERSON, Ian
17 ANDERSON, Ian Sitting Bull's Boss: Above the Medicine Line with James Morrow Walsh
Canada Heritage House Publishing 2000 1895811635 / 9781895811636 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers As New Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Biographical fiction solidly based on actual history.The story of the relationship between the great Indian leader Sitting Bull and the Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman, James Morrow Walsh. 238 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding and uncreased spine. Weight, 312g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 ANDERSON, Poul Perish By the Sword
Toronto Star Weekly 1959 First Appearance Printed Wraps VG+ Newspaper Supplement 10 3/4" by 14" 
Presumably abridged. Dated August 29, 1959, and published as a weekend supplement to the Star Weekly newspaper of Toronto. 16pp, three column per page format, brightly colored illustration on front cover. This copy has never been folded and is bright and white. Nice copy of an unusual format - highly collectible! 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 ANDERSON, Poul Star Ways
New York Ace Books 1956 First Ace Edition Card Wrappers Good VG Vintage Paperback 16cm Tall EMSH 
Action packed saga of the Nomads of the Galaxy. Ace D-568. Cover art by EMSH. OCLC Number: 932839779. 143 pages, 16 cm. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight binding, light central crease to spine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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20 ANDERSON, Poul; TUCKER, Wilson Earthman, Go Home ; To the Tombaugh Station
USA Ace Double 1960 First Printing Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Ace Double Paperback 6.5" Tall 
Vintage Science Fiction - Two novels in back-to-back format. Ace Double D-479. 110pp +145pp. Interior is lightly and evenly tanned. Binding is tight and square, no spine creases. Minor wear to a couple of corner tips. An above average copy. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 122g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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