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Breaker's ahead

By: Barbour, A. Maynard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1906


Book is in Very Good Condition with no dust jacket. Mild soiling to covers. Inside is clean and bright. A very solid copy. Printed June 1906, this is a very rare copy. View more info

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Death at Wentwater Court

By: Dunn, Carola

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington Publishing, 2000


Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries Book 1 No stranger to sprawling country estates, well-heeled Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new ground at Wentwater Court to cover a story for Town & Country magazine. But her interview gives way to interrogation when suave Lord Stephen Astwick meets a chilly end on the tranquil skating pond. With evidence that his death was anything but accidental, Daisy joins forces with Scotland Yard so the culprit can't slip through their fingers like th... View more info

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Grab Bag

By: Various

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Various,


This is a grab bag of 4 - 5 books with no more than one paperback per order. YA to Adult titles will vary and can be anything from modern fiction to collectible books. If there is any genre you would rather NOT receive, please state that in the comments when you place your order. View more info

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Half Moon Investigations

By: Eoin Colfer

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Miramax Books, 2006


Book is in Fine condition with no dust jacket as issued. Mild crease down length of spine and mild bumping to corners, else a very solid book. Young Adult book about the "youngest detective in the world". View more info

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John Marsh's Millions

By: Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1910


Cover is badly soiled and moderately worn. No dust jacket. A story about a conspiracy to cheat an innocent young heiress of her millions by having her declared insane. 342 pages plus advertisements View more info

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Monday the Rabbi Took Off

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1972


Book is in Fair condition. Dust jacket is in Fair condition, in mylar cover. Ex-library with the usual markings. Some rubbing of edges and small tears to dust jacket. Fourth book in Kemelman's Rabbi series, detective stories. View more info

One Season of Sunshine

By: Julia London

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket Books, 2010

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in New condition. First edition as this author publishes in paperback. This is the story of a young woman who sets out to find her biological parents. She takes a job as a nanny for a well to do widower, and finds herself attracted to him. Lots of twist and complications. A well written romance/mystery novel. View more info

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Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc, 1966


Book is in Fair to Good condition. Dust jacket is in Fair to Good condition, covered in mylar. Ex-Library with the usual markings. FFEP is torn out. The rest of the book is very clean and binding is tight. Second book in the series written by Kemelman. Eighth printing. View more info

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Someday the Rabbi will Leave

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in Fair to Good condition. Dust jacket is in Fair to Good condition and covered in mylar. FFEP is torn out. Some scuffing and mild soiling to both book and jacket. Ex-library. First Edition, First printing. Eighth book in the Rabbi detective series. View more info

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Stop Thief!

By: Carlyle Moore

Price: $3.53

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1913


Book is in Fair condition with some pages coming loose. No dust jacket. Foxing throughout. Pages coming loose from spine, but all pages appear to be present. Inscription on ffep "To Beatrice From Daddy Dec. 1918" in ink. Some nice color illustrations. Good reading copy. 301 pages plus ads. View more info

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the Big Laugh

By: John O'Hara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1962

Edition: 1st Edition


Stated First printing. Book is in Very Good condition. Dust jacket is Near Fine and in mylar cover. Ex-library copy with minimal markings. Inside of book is solid with the usual library stamp and notation in ink on title page. Some residue marks from the tape used to attach the mylar to book."The Big Laugh is the story of Richard Hubert Ward, a rascal who became an actor "because there was almost nothing else for him to do." At 14, Hubie had swiped his uncle's car an... View more info

The Boy Who Invented the Bubble Gun

By: Paul Gallico

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1974

Edition: 1st Edition


Book is in Near Fine condition, Dust jacket is in Fine condition and in mylar cover. Ex-Library with minimal markings. FFEP is torn out, else book looks clean and unread. The story of a nine year old boy who is traveling from San Diego to Washington to patent his invention - a seemingly innocuous toy gun that shoots soap bubbles. View more info

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The Call of the Clouds

By: A. Van Buren Powell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company, 1932


Book is in Good condition with some writing in pencil on inside of back cover. Slight indent on front cover, inside clean and solid. "Dedicated to all boys who have the love of aviation in their hearts." View more info

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The Fall of Fergal

By: Ardagh, Philip

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company, 2002

Edition: First Edition Full number line


Small markings inside front cover, else in Very Good condition. The very last words young Fergal McNally heard in his life were: "Don't lean out of that window!" The very last sounds were probably the air whistling past his sticky-out ears as he fell the fourteen stories, the honk of traffic horns below (getting nearer and nearer, of course), and-possibly-the "SP" of the "SPLAT!" he himself made as he hit the pavement. Fergal certainly wouldn't have heard more than th... View more info

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The Frangipani Hotel

By: Kupersmith,Violet

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Spiegel & Grau, 2014

Edition: First Edition


A beautiful young woman appears fully dressed in an overflowing bathtub at the Frangipani Hotel in Hanoi. A jaded teenage girl in Houston befriends an older Vietnamese gentleman she discovers naked behind a dumpster. A trucker in Saigon is asked to drive a dying young man home to his village. A plump Vietnamese-American teenager is sent to her elderly grandmother in Ho Chi Minh City to lose weight, only to be lured out of the house by the wafting aroma of freshly baked b... View more info