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Magnificent Destiny : A Novel about the Great Secret Adventure of Andrew Jackson and Sam Houston

By: Wellman, Paul I

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 12967

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Book has light wear and minor soiling. Stil square and securely bound. Jacket has edge and corner wear, some chips, along with insect damage on back bottom edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages View more info

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The Massacre At Fall Creek

By: West Jessamyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6709

ISBN: 0-15-157820-6

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book is square and securely bound. Corners lightly bumped, former owner's inscription on list of West's books after half-title page. Dust jacket price clipped, head of spine chipped, some wear to edges and corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 373 pages; Stated First Edition. Signed by West on half-title page; Signed by Author View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books/ The Library of America: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16000

ISBN: 0679725393

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


This is the first softcover edition of The House of Mirth. Book has only light, general wear. Spine has no creasing and book seems unread. Book is about near fine. ; The Library of America; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages View more info

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Hudson River Bracketed

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16213

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light edge and corner wear with mild rubbing at extremities and anticipated aging. Square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Very nice copy of this late Edith Wharton novel that some say is underappreciated. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 560 pages View more info

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Tobias Brandywine

By: Wickenden, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, William Morrow: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6565

Condition: Very Good


The book is VG with only light, general wear and aging. The dust jacket is G- with some chips (a large one on the top rear, but still in one piece and reasonable in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 366 pages; Novel tracing the history of a family. View more info

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Theophilus North

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Harper and Row: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5534

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Lower right corner bumped, causing first few pages to turn up slightly, light creasing to spine, gift inscription in red ink on blue ffep. DJ has some chips and a few small tears on edges, spine sunned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pages View more info

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Memoirs of Hecate County

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballentine Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 10788

Condition: Very Good+


White wraps with black titles. This is basically and new and unread book that has age and shelfwear but no other problems. There is toning around the wrapper edges and a black line, maybe a remainder mark, on the top foredge. Interior has almost no toning . Book is square; spine has no creases or cracks; binding is secure. It is as though the book has been sitting on a shelf for the past 45 years. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 411 pages View more info

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Upstate : Records and Recollections of Northern New York

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12515

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Book has only light wear and aging. Jacket has light edge and corner wear but with damage and loss at top of spine -- see scan. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 386 pages View more info

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Ships by Day

By: Wyman, Edwin A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, James H. Earle, Publisher: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13491

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth with somewhat faded black titles and illustration. Gilt title on spine. Book has some edge and corner wear but is square and securely bound. Some tearing of endpapers along front hinge that does not affect the binding. On the back endpaper there is some scrawled writing and large initials in white ink. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 451 pages; Book is basically a love story set along the Connecticut River, but there are a couple of interesting variations. One chapter, entitled "The Negro Wedding," is an account of the protagonist attending a "jubilee" wedding of former ... View more info