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Where I'm Bound: A Novel

By: Ballard, Allen B.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000-10-05

Seller ID: 012779

ISBN: 0684870312

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked pages. Few pages show corner end crease. Cover and dustjacket show minor storage and handling wear. Black marker line on bottom outer page edges, all other outer visible soil very minor. Hardcover print book with dustjacket copy of Where I'm Bound: A Novel by Allen B. Ballard. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000. 316 pages. 6-5/8 x 9-1/2 inches, 25 cm. From the dustjacket: Where I'm Bound, a stunning and engaging Civil War novel, is the first... View more info

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Penelope Devereux (Ace Star Book 65862)

By: Bishop, Sheila

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Ace Books: 1969

Seller ID: 015294

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover shows wear, scrape over spine, sunned spine, light soil. Red-stained edges faded. Vintage mass-market paperback size book copy of Penelope Devereux by Sheila Bishop. A beautiful young girl is forced to sacrifice love for power in a ruthless game of intrigue. An Ace Star Book. Number 65862. Historical romance. New York: Ace Books (Charter Communications, Inc.), 1969. Printed in U.S.A. 191 pages. 4.25 x 7 inches, 18 cm. Free s... View more info

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The War Chief: The Son of a White Man Becomes an Apache Warrior

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1964

Seller ID: 012308

ISBN: 0345030826

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Notation inside front cover otherwise unmarked. Moderate age toning. Tight binding. Moderate visible cover wear, minor visible outer soil. Used vintage mass market size paperback copy of The War Chief by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Authorized edition. From the book cover: The War Chief tells of the bitterly harsh rearing of a boy in the Apache tradition, a white boy who became known as Shoz Dijiji, the Black Bear, adopted son of Geronimo. Shoz Dijiji, with a ve... View more info

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True History of the Kelly Gang: A Novel

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2002

Seller ID: 000504

ISBN: 0375724672

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Plus Condition: Unmarked,. Tight binding. Very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Publisher summary: The legendary Ned Kelly speaks for himself in this book, scribbling his narrative on errant scraps of paper in semiliterate but magically descriptive prose as he flees from the police. To his pursuers, Kelly is nothing but a monstrous criminal, a thief and a murderer. Edward (Ned) Kelly (1854-1880) was an Australian bushranger who was sentenced to death fo... View more info

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The Passion and The Flower / Love, Lords, and Lady-Birds Special Two Volumes in One Book Club Edition

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: $4.95

Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Company: 1978

Seller ID: 015992

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: One ink notation at front of book otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear. Dustjacket shows light wear overall with spots of moderated wear at edges, 2 tears to 5/8-inch. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of The Passion and The Flower / Love, Lords, and Lady-Birds by Barbara Cartland. Special Two Volumes in One Book Club Edition. Historical romance. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1978. Printed in U.S.A. 249 pages. 5.75 x 8.5 i... View more info

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Northern Colors: A Story of the Civil War

By: Eckers, Michael

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Community News Corporation: 2009-07-02

Seller ID: 011277

ISBN: 0977774120

Condition: Like New


Like New Condition used paperback book copy titled Northern Colors: A Story of the Civil War by Michael Eckers. CONDITION NOTES: Unmarked, clean, minimal visible cover wear and outer soil, tight binding. Publisher summary: Northern Colors is a historical fiction story of young Isaiah Weldon who enlists in the Second Minnesota Infantry during the American Civil War. His adventures, and those of his family at home, are described accurately without graphic violence or profa... View more info

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Wisdom's Daughter: A Novel of Solomon and Sheba

By: Edghill, India

Price: $8.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2004-10-11

Seller ID: 001129

ISBN: 0312289375

Condition: Like New


Like New Condition: New book with cover and dustjacket showing very minor storage wear. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Wisdom's Daughter: A Novel of Solomon and Sheba by India Edghill. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004. xviii, 408 inches. 6.5 x 9.5 inches, 25 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Summary: A tale based on the biblical story of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba follows the queen's search f... View more info

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The Song of Hannah: A Novel

By: Etzioni-Halevy, Eva

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Plume: 2005-08-30

Seller ID: 001130

ISBN: 0452286727

Condition: Very Good.


Very Good Condition: Unmarked, clean pages, tight and solid binding, no spine crease. black marker line on bottom outer page edges. Paperback book copy of The Song of Hannah: A Novel by Eva Etzioni-Halevy. Penguin Group, 2005. Printed in the United States of America. 292 pages. 5-1/4 x 8 inches, 21 cm. From the book cover: Hannah is the epitome of goodness and grace; Pninah, passionate and independent. In this tale of sorrow, revenge, and redemption, these two women mu... View more info

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Black Ajax

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $4.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2008-08-01

Seller ID: 014189

ISBN: 0006499813

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Black Ajax by George MacDonald Fraser. London: Harper (HarperCollins Publishers), 2008. Reprint edition. Printed and bound in Great Britain. 248 pages. 5 x 7.75 inches, 20 cm. From the book cover: Black Ajax, told through a series of powerful individual voices, presents an extraordinary portrait of a man who surmounted the barriers of ignorance, po... View more info

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The Plymouth Adventure: A Chronicle Novel of the Voyage of the Mayflower

By: Gebler, Ernest

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Doubleday and Company: 1950

Seller ID: 011747

Condition: Good


No dustjacket. Good Plus Condition: All pages unmarked except for gift inscription to half title page: Christmas of 1950 From one descendant to another of Stephen and Elizabeth Hopkins, Your loving sister Van. Paper lightly age toned, no tears. Blue gray cloth boards show minor wear, gilt print on spine worn and unreadable. Two pages show mark from some article formerly inserted in book, two pages with ink mark in bottom margin. Hardcover book copy titled The Plymouth Ad... View more info

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The Chestnut Pan : A Christmas Story

By: Horton, Donald

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Pumpkin Bread Press: 1998-06-24

Seller ID: 011738

ISBN: 0966375009

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked, clean, tight binding. Minor visible cover wear (lightly bumped spine head and tail), very minor visible outer soil. Hardcover book copy titled The Chestnut Pan: A Christmas Story by Donald Horton. Illustrated by William Ersland. Saint Paul MN: Pumpkin Bread Press, 1998. 54 pages. 5.75 x 8.75 inches, 23 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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The Old Religion: A Novel

By: Mamet, David

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Free Press: 1997-10-01

Seller ID: 011866

ISBN: 0684841193

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Clean, unmarked pages. Tight binding. Spine shift less than 1/8 inch. Very minor visible cover wear, minor visible outer soil. 1 inch black marker line shows on bottom outer page edges. Hardcover print book with dustjacket copy titled The Old Religion. David Mamet, author. Historical fiction. From the dustjacket endflap: A novel based on actual events: the 1914 trial of Leo Frank, a Jewish factory manager in George falsely accused of raping and murde... View more info

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On Sarpy Creek

By: Nelson, Ira Stephens

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Riverbend Publishing: 2003-10-01

Seller ID: 015323

ISBN: 1931832366

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear, minor outer page-edge soil. Used paperback book copy of On Sarpy Creek by Ira Stephens Nelson. Helena MT: Riverbend Publishing and Bedrock Editions, 2003. First published in 1938. Printed in U.S.A. 309 pages. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Mutiny on the Bounty (International Collectors Library Edition)

By: Nordhoff, Charles; Hall, James Norman

Price: $4.95

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1960

Seller ID: 013716

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Two bumped corners. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Hardcover book copy of Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. International Collectors Library, Copyright 1960. Reprint edition. Attached ribbon marker. xii, 337 pages. 5.75 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Master and Commander (The Aubrey/Maturin Novels No. 1)

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: $2.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2003-10-14

Seller ID: 004983

ISBN: 0393325172

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Paperback print book copy of Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian. The Aubrey/Maturin Novels number 1. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2003. First published by Wm. Collins Sons and Co., Ltd., 1970. 459 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches, 21 cm. List price 13.95. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin form a... View more info

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In the Shadow of the Ark

By: Provoost, Anne; Nieuwenhuizen, John [translator]

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2004-01-01

Seller ID: 003865

ISBN: 0425202771

Condition: Very Good.


Very Good Condition: Minor cover wear, black marker line on bottom outer page edges, clean, unmarked pages. Paperback book copy of In the Shadow of the Ark by Anne Provoost. Translated by John Nieuwenhuizen. Berkley Books (Penguin Group), 2004, 2001. 384 pages. Readers Guide. 9 x 6 inches, 23 cm. From the back cover: The dark beauty Re Jana and her family, living in the marshes, are forced to flee their home and journey to the desert. There a boat of unprecedented propo... View more info

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My Jim: A Novel

By: Rawles, Nancy

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2006-01-24

Seller ID: 011244

ISBN: 140005401X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked, tight binding, minimal visible cover wear, very minor visible outer soil. Used paperback book copy of My Jim by Nancy Rawles. Includes Reader's Group Guide. Three Rivers Press (Random House), 2005. 190 pages, 5-1/8 x 8 inches, 21 cm. From the publisher: In a poignant meditation on love and loss, Sadie, the abandoned wife of the slave Jim from Mark Twain's the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn details her romance with Jim, an ambitious young sl... View more info

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Peder Victorious: A Tale of the Pioneers Twenty Years Later

By: Rolvaag, Ole Edvart; Haugen, Einer [translator]; Gvale, Gudrun Hovde [Introduction]

Price: $11.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1982-03-01

Seller ID: 008535

ISBN: 0803289065

Condition: New


New trade paperback book copy of Peder Victorious: A Tale of the Pioneers Twenty Years Later. English translation from the Norwegian by Nora O Solum and the author with an introduction by Gudrun Hovde Gvale. Translated from the Norwegian and adapted by Einer Haugen. From the back cover: Peder Victorious, the sequel to the massive Rolvaag novel Giants of the Earth, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas. Bison Books. Lincoln NE: University of Nebraska... View more info

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Guns For Rebellion

By: Van Wyck Mason, F.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Doubleday: 1977-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011091

ISBN: 0385013302

Condition: Very Good


Very Good/Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Slight spine shift to 1/8 inch. Bottom page edges speckled dark red. Minor shelf wear. Dustjacket shows minor edgewear including 1/8 tear, light rubbing to fold edges. We have added a clear Brodart protective cover over the dustjacket. Used hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Guns for Rebellion: A Novel About the American Revolution by F. Van Wyck Mason. Garden City NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1977. St... View more info

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Brave Horse: The Story of Janus

By: Wellman, Manly Wade; Burchard, Peter [illustrator]

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 015914

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Small amount of scattered finger soil. Tight binding. Cover: Reinforced hardcover binding shows minor wear. Vintage hardcover book copy of Brave Horse: The Story of Janus by Manly Wade Wellman. Illustrated by Peter Burchard. Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. 1968. Printed in U.S.A. Distributed by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York. 118 pages. 6 x 9-1/8 inches, 24 cm. Wikipedia: In the 17th century, colonists on the eastern s... View more info

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My Lady Rotha

By: Weyman, Stanley J.; Williamson, John [illustrator]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 015089

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Solid binding with three open hinges. Light age toning, title page darkened from frontis tissue cover. 5 bookmark creases. Cover shows visible wear to edges, darkened spine, lightly bumped corners. Royal red cloth boards with title in gilt oval vignette. No dustjacket. Antique book copy of My Lady Rotha: A Romance by Stanley John Weyman (1855-1928). Frontispiece and 7 monochrome plates illustrated by John Williamson. First Thus American edi... View more info

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Judas, My Brother: The Story of the Thirteenth Disciple (Book Club Edition)

By: Yerby, Frank

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Dial Press: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 012329

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Vintage Condition: Unmarked pages. One page shows top edge crease and nick, two pages show spot of soil. Solid binding. Minor storage and handling wear to extremities. Dustjacket shows minor chips and nicks. We have added a clear Brodart protective cover over the dustjacket. Used vintage hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Judas, My Brother: The Story of the Thirteenth Disciple by Frank Garvin Yerby (1916-1991). An historical novel. New York: Dial Press, 196... View more info

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They Named Me Marjorie: The Brave Journey of an Orphan Train Rider

By: Zemkle, Ann

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Crocus Lane Quilts: 2006-01-01

Seller ID: 013881

ISBN: 0977969908

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Dog eared corners. Used paperback book copy of They Named Me Marjorie: The Brave Journey of an Orphan Train Rider by Ann Zemke. Blaine MN: Crocus Lane Quilts, 2006. ix, 209 pages. 6 x 9 inches, 23 cm. An historical fiction account of Marjorie Peterson who road the orphan train told by her granddaughter. This account is based upon Marjorie's autobiography. Color plates depicting ... View more info