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1 ADAMS, Robert J. The stump Farm
Spruce Grove, AB, Canada Megamy Publishing, Limited 1996 0968191606 / 9780968191606 First Trade Paperback Ed. Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Humourous short stories: The Stump Farm follows the trials of Bobby during the time Canada brought its soldiers back from the Second World War. 201 p. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean copy. Single surname in ink to front endpaper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 270g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 ADRIAN, Jack - Editor Detective Stories from the Strand
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford Univ Pr 1992 0192123068 / 9780192123060 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Almost 'As New' Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Anthology of detective fiction and mystery from the pages of the Strand magazine - selected and introduced by Jack Adrian ; foreword by Julian Symons. Featuring work by - E. C. bentley, G. K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, A. Conan Doyle, Aldous Hixley, Edgar Wallace and others. xxiii, 374 p. ; 23 cm. Bright, fesh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases present. Weight, 404g. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3 ADRIAN, Jill Confessions of Elsa
San Juan Capistrano, CA deLUXX Editions 1982 0897846737 / 9780897846738 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine  Paperback 7" Tall 
'She knew how to please a man...any man!'. 188pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Nearly 'as new'. Weight, 110g.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 AESOP AEsop's Fables
New York Century Co. 1911 First Thus Cloth, Gilt VG+ No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall E. Boyd Smith 
Aesop's Fables illustrated in b&w by E. Boyd Smith. xii, 172 p. ill. 22 cm. Ornamental borders to each page.Interior is clean though a few small a small stain noted to blank page p2. Ginges sound, no cracking. No ownership marks. Brown cloth is very bright and clean and the gilt titles and decoration shos no fading. Minor wear to cloth at tips. Weight, 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 AGUILAR, Grace The Days of Bruce: A Story from Scottish History
London Seeley and Co. Later Edition Cloth Good Plus to VG No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Historical fiction for juveniles based on Scots history. Originally published in 1852 this is an undated edition from circa WWI. There is a pencil date of 1916 on the ffep. 527pp, 16pp publisher's catalog at rear. Small pencil inscription to ffeo otherwuise unmarked. Foxing to prelims, ladst few pages, top edge and fore edge. Interior is clean and bright,. Binding is tight and square with a little wear tio red cloth at corners and edges. Gilt titles and decoration to spine are moderately faded but still clear. Weight, 696g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Prisoners of hope : a story of the Faith, ALCOCK, D.
6 ALCOCK, D. Prisoners of hope : a story of the Faith
London Religious Tract Society New Edition Cloth About Fine VG+ Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Christian novel of England in the Reformation, under the Tudors. Undated. Originally published in the 1890s, tis is a later edition. 126pp, color frontis plate. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages still crisp. Tight, square binding. No wera to the cloth boards. AQttractive color dustjacket is also bright, clean and unmarked with just very minor edge wear. Scan available. Weight, 349g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 ALCOTT, Louisa May Jo's Boys
London Blackie & Son Later Reprint Cloth Fine VG Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Recounts the further adventures, successes, and failures of the numerous little men of Plumfield. An undated edition, probably from tthe 1950s - priced at 4/6. 304pp, color frontis illustration. Book is very bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, no wear to the red cloth. The attractively illustrated dustjacket is better than VG except for a small, lost chip to the top edge of the front panel. Scan available. Weight, 285g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 ALDISS, Brian W.; WELLMAN, Manly Wade Bow down to Nul / The Dark Destroyers
New York Ace Books 1960 First Ace Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback 17cm 
Vintage Paperback. Ace Double Novel Book D-443. Two novels, back to back. 145pp + 111pp. A bright, clean novel with a lightly & evenly tanned interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Faint spine creases. Faint corner crease to the top of the Wellman novel. Attractive - about a File Copy condition. Weight, 125g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 ALEIKHEM, Sholom The Bewitched Tailor
Moscow Foreign Languages Pub. House Edition Not Stated Cloth VG+ About VG Hardcover 8vo 
English Language. Translated by Bernard Isaacs. Undated edition circa 1960s. 8vo, 171pp. Hardcover in brown illustrated cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Book is bright and clean with a tight binding and no wear to the cloth. The dustjacket shows a little wear at corners. Weight, 268g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 ALGER, Horatio Jr. Adrift in New York
Cleveland World Publishing Co Later Reprint Cloth About Fine Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Horatio Alger Jr. novel for juveniles originally appearing in1904. This reprint is undated but circa the 1930s. Book is clean and unmarked. Pages evenly tanned as usual. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. The dustjacket is complete, clean, and unmarked, with a long closed tear to the front panel, minor edge wear and minor wear to the corners and extremities of the spine. Weight, 180g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 ALLAIN, Alfred The Revenge of Fantomas
Philadelphia, PA David McKay Co. First American Edition Cloth Very Good  No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Translated from the French by Alfred Allison. 319pp. Interior is generally clean and unmarked. However there are three rubber stamp impressions [a drug store, where the books were sold], one at the front [ffep], and tow at the back [rpde & bottom of the last page]. There is a bookplate to the fpde - but it is unmarked. There is a very small amount of foxing to the front edges. Binding is sound - no wear or cracking to hinges. Black cloth is quite clean and showing virtually no wear. It is possible that a blank page following the title page has been ommitted or removed as the pagination is incorrect. Further information on request. Weight, 420g.  
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 ALLEN, J. A. & SMITH, G. Ennis The Journal
London, United Kingdom Headline Book Publishing, Limited 1995 0747250928 / 9780747250920 First Printing Printed Card Wrappers Good VG, or Better  Adult Novel 7" Tall Attard 
Tastelful erotica - 'Adult fiction for Lovers'. 282pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, light creasing to spine. Near new copy. Weight, 170g.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 ALLEN, Johannes Het Schuilt in Ons Allen
Den Haag Ad. M. C. Stock First Edition [presumed] Hardcover Good VG  No Dustjacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Alfred Mazure 
Geautoriseerde Nederlandsche vertaling uit het deensch van Dr. Annie Posthumus. Undated, but 1946. Dutch language text. 192pp, illustrated by Alfred Mazure, color plates and in-text illustration. Interior is very clean, plates are bright. Text, printed on cheap postwar paper, is browing uniformly.Sopund binding, no weakness to hinges. Illustrated front board is bright and clean. Sound cloth spine. Solid copy. Weight, 450g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 ALLEN, Michael Poe and the British Magazine Tradition
New York Oxford University Press 1969 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles VG+  Good VG, or Better Literary Criticism 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author discusses edgar Allan Poe and his 'connection' to the British literary/magazine culture. 255pp. Bright, clean copy. Ink signature to verso of ffep otherwise unmarked. Sound, square binding. No wear to cloth Unclipped dustjacket showing only very minor wear. Weight, 440g..  
Price: 9.00 USD
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15 ANDERSCH, Alfred De Roodharige
Amsterdam Wereldbibliotheek 1963 First Edition Cloth VG+  G+ Novel 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Dutch language novel. 205pp. Unmarked interior. Slight browning to page edges. No wear to cloth. Sound, tight binding. Dustjacket has a darkened spine and a little edge wear. Weight, 330g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 ANDERSSON, Dan [1888-1920] Posthuma Noveller
Stockholm Tidens Forlag 1934 Later Edition Full Leather VG+ Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Four posthumous works in the Swedish language - Korta Histotier; Efterlamnade Noveller; Chi-mo-ka-ma; Litteraturkritik. 387pp, photo portrait frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, marbled endpapers, full-leather binding on semi-flxible boards, gilt titles and decoration, all edges gilt. Scans always available. Weight, 422g. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 ANDERSSON, Dan [1888-1920] Posthuma Noveller
Stockholm Tidens Forlag 1941 Later Edition Full Leather VG+ Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Four posthumous works in the Swedish language - Korta Histotier; Efterlamnade Noveller; Chi-mo-ka-ma; Litteraturkritik. 387pp, photo portrait frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, marbled endpapers, full-leather binding on semi-flxible boards, gilt titles and decoration, all edges gilt. Scans always available. Weight, 405g. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 ANON In the Olden Time
London Longmans, Green & Co. 1895 New Edition Decorated Cloth Good VG No Dustjacket Issued 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Victorian fiction. story takes place in the Peasant war of 1524-5 in Germany. no author given. 348pp, no illustration. Front board has beautiful embossed design, gilt, on a Victorian Woman reading a book in a chair in a garden. Tight clean copy with attractive cover design. 1' horizontal strip cut from ffep at top. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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19 ANON Tracked Through the Wilds
Toronto Raphael Tuck 1946 First [presumed] Stiff Card Boards VG Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall N. Pollard 
'Boys' and Girls' Fiction' with an Old West Theme. 12mo, 5.25"x7.5", 127pp, b&w illus. Hardcover with laminated color pictorial boards. Printed on inexpensive paper with brightly colored covers featuring an Indian sending smoke-signals and a man wearing a Coonskin cap. A little edge wear otherwise not bad for type. Scan available. VG 
Price: 8.50 USD
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20 ANONYMOUS Best of the Erotic Reader Vol. III
New York, New York, U.S.A. Blue Moon Books 2001 1562012290 / 9781562012298 First Printing Printed Card Wrappers Good VG, or Better  Mass Market Paperback 7" Tall 
Erotic fiction assembled from more than a century of lascivious erotic works. Adults only. 581pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with faint creasing to spine. Lightly used. Weight, 300g - very thick, affecting postage in Canada,.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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