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Under the Lilacs, Alcott, Louisa May
41 Alcott, Louisa May Under the Lilacs
Akron, Ohio Saalfield Publishing Company 1935 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Lawson, George

Boards somewhat scuffed and stained. Shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Some chipping along spine.. Lightening along spine, darkeninginside covers. Pages in good shape with foxing.

Lovers of 'Little Women' and 'Little Men' will enjoy this Louisa May Alcott story.
Pen & ink illustrations.
Est Level: 3rd grade and above; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
001097 
Price: 6.75 USD

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Starswarm, Aldiss, Brian
42 Aldiss, Brian Starswarm
New York, NY Signet 1964 First Printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine/covers show some shelf wear, scuffing/darkening/chipping. Foxing

"Two moons circle the dead planet Earth . . . but the race of man who eons ago escaped its withered crust live lives of bizarre variety on Starswarm. A part of the neo-human species who populate the far-flung sectors of a wondrous galactic cluster, they struggle to survive, to shape their destiny, to control forces they themselves have brought into being . . ."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
000846 
Price: 3.95 USD

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Hanukah Money, Aleichem, Sholem (trans. & adapted by Uri Shulevitz and Elizabeth Shub)
43 Aleichem, Sholem (trans. & adapted by Uri Shulevitz and Elizabeth Shub) Hanukah Money
New York Greenwillow Books 1978 068880120x / 9780688801205 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Shulevitz, Uri

Spine slanted, corners somewhat bumped. A bright, attractive copy.

Motl and his brother are so excited. It’s Hanukah and as the tradition goes, all their relatives will be giving them money. A charming story of the Hanukah traditions from a child’s point of view. Engaging illustrations by Uri Shulevitz.
Age Level: Grades 1-6; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
003362 
Price: 8.95 USD

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British Folklore, Alexander, Marc
44 Alexander, Marc British Folklore
New York Crescent Books 1982 0517379376 / 9780517379370 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 


224 pp., index, black and white and color drawing and photographs. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. DJ has single 1/4" tear on bottom edge. Ex-library from retirement community and very gently used. A bright, attractive copy.

"British Folklore examines the rich and varied folklore, legends and beliefs that provide a unique insight into the islands turbulent history. Every invader, refugee or settler has helped contribute some new element or twist to the complex pattern of the British national heritage, and new myths are still in the making."; Ex-Library; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
004859 
Price: 15.95 USD

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With This Wedding Ring (Large Print), Alexander, Trisha
45 Alexander, Trisha With This Wedding Ring (Large Print)
Richmond, Surrey, Great Britain Silhouette 2000 037304660x / 9780373046607 Large Print Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 


Spine slightly slanted, ex-library with usual stamps, type is Times Roman 17 on 19 pt., corners slightly bumped. Glossy pictorial boards. A Silhouette Special Edition. A bright, attractive copy.

"Beautiful young widow Emily Pierce had been in love once, only to find it all gone in the blink of an eye. So she was determined never to marry again - until the safety of her unborn child was threatened. And then, with her handsome, supportive boss as her groom, she once again found herself saying 'I do.' To Matt Thompson, having Emily as a wife represented a second chance at all those roles he'd thought were lost to him forever . . . Husband. Father. And yes, they had a deal to keep the marriage in name only. For now. But were some deals made to be broken?"; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
003590 
Price: 22.75 USD

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Do and Dare, Alger, Horatio Jr.
46 Alger, Horatio Jr. Do and Dare
Chicago M. A. Donohue & Co. Not Stated Pictorial Cover Fair with no dust jacket 


Corners bumped, moderate edge wear, some rubbing, darkening to spine. Front board separated from text block, spine cracked through in two or three places, front free end paper missing. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked.

"The hero of the story is a poor boy who dreams of traveling through cities and mountains. Being poor these were only dreams. He then meets a wealthy man who makes his dreams come true. A story of overcoming adversity through hard work and other character virtues." Est Level: 4th grade and up.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002852 
Price: 7.00 USD

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The Waiting Heart (Harlequin Romance #2875 12/87), Allan, Jeanne
47 Allan, Jeanne The Waiting Heart (Harlequin Romance #2875 12/87)
New York Harlequin Books 1987 037302875x / 9780373028757 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Slight creasing to spine, back cover shows a little creasing. Ordinary shelf wear.

Burke Gerard dominated everything and everyone on his Colorado ranch. He expected to dominate the young city schoolteacher who because of an accident spent two snowbound weeks in his wild territory. Susan, however, was strong-willed, too.
At first she detested this powerful, primitive man whose love seemed more like lust -- she scorned him and battled him. Then she came to understand him and his kind of love -- and yearn for it.
But, she wasn't the only one who wanted him. Tiffany, the girl next door, once engaged to Burke, was determined to have a second chance."; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall
000340 
Price: 2.25 USD

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Trust in Love (Harlequin Romance # 2935 10/88), Allan, Jeanne
48 Allan, Jeanne Trust in Love (Harlequin Romance # 2935 10/88)
New York Harlequin Books 1988 0373029357 / 9780373029358 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Spine slightly creased, corners bumped including a few pages, some edge wear, A nice copy.

"Once there'd been a special bond between them - Kate, the goody-goody, and Ty, the town rebel. So when high-fashion model Kate Bellamy sought refuge from scandal in her Nebraska hometown, she hoped for Ty's support. And while he didn't believe she'd slept her way to the top, Ty clearly disapproved of Kate running from the man who had caused the rumors. So it made little sense that it was Ty who offered her sanctuary when Gavin arrived - unless, of course, their relationship was more than a memory . . ."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
004935 
Price: 2.00 USD

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The Secret Whispers (Large Print), Allbeury, Ted
49 Allbeury, Ted The Secret Whispers (Large Print)
New York Ulverscroft 1983 0708909124 / 9780708909126 Large Print Edition Pictorial Cover Good with no dust jacket 


Ex-library with usual markings and pocket, plus title page has been removed. Spine slanted, corners bumped, text is clean and unmarked. Large print edition.

"It was dangerous for Richter to come to England as a spy, even more so when he was "turned" by a young British captain into a double agent. But in 1945 with a new identity he returned to start a new life, safe from every threat; except the cruelest one of all-coincidence. When Richter's cover is blown, there is just one man who stands a chance of getting him out of East Germany alive-the man who had "turned" him seventeen years before."; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
003527 
Price: 12.95 USD

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Anthony Adverse in Italy, Allen, Hervey
50 Allen, Hervey Anthony Adverse in Italy
New York Dell Publishing 1949 First Thus Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Romano, Umberto (cover)

Spine a bit creased, slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little browning to page edges. A bright, attractive Dell mapback, Dell # 281.

"Anthony Adverse" was originally published in 1933, but was split into three self-contained paperbacks of which this is the first, followed by "Anthony Adverse in Africa" and America.
"This book follows events in the life of Anthony Adverse from his birth, through childhood and adolescence into young manhood and the tender passion of his first love. This is the love with which he is to compare all others throughout his tempestuous life. Sharing these moments with him is Angela, slim, brown-eyed, darkly beautiful, 'the little shepherdess.' Anthony's early life revolves around events at the Casa da Bonnyfeather, in Livorno, Italy, nucleus of the prosperous shipping business of John Bonnyfeather. It is here that his character is forged to the brilliant hardness that carries him successfully through subsequent adventures in distant lands."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
002209 
Price: 5.50 USD

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The Mind Readers, Allingham, Margery
51 Allingham, Margery The Mind Readers
New York Macfadden Books 1967 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Reading creases along spine, edgewear/bumping, 1/4" tear on front cover. Text is yelowing, but clean and unmarked.

"Campion meets his match in two small boys who play a deadly game with a gang of killers."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
004406 
Price: 4.50 USD

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Losing Battle (Harlequin Romance #2929 09/88), Allyne, Kerry
52 Allyne, Kerry Losing Battle (Harlequin Romance #2929 09/88)
New York Harlequin Books 1988 0373029292 / 9780373029297 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Spine shows slight creasing, slight shelf wear. Bookstore stamp inside front cover.

"Adair had . . . built a wall around herself to exclude all men, and she ensured their lack of attention by deliberately making herself dowdy and unattractive.
"Thane Callahan, a rancher visiting her small rural town in Central Queensland, saw through her disguise, though, and began an assault that stirred all her senses."
When Adair resisted, determined not to become one of his conquests, he withdrew. 'You'd rather hide from life than live it,' Thane accused. Then Adair discovered the true meaning of heartbreak and loneliness."; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall
000368 
Price: 2.25 USD

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Stranger in Town (Harlequin Romance #2761 05/86), Allyne, Kerry
53 Allyne, Kerry Stranger in Town (Harlequin Romance #2761 05/86)
New York Harlequin Books 1986 0373027613 / 9780373027613 Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 


Minor shelf wear, scuffing.

"Kendra loved Goldfield, a mining community in northern Queensland, but not its daydreaming prospectors. And now her brother had brought one home to help her in the store!
Rogan Faulkner, however, was undeniably hardworking -- and attractive! -- but Kendra stuck to her convictions. Gold miners lived in a fantasy, and no levelheaded woman would marry one.
But Rogan disturbed her equilibrium. He had plans for Goldfield -- and especially for Kendra."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
001090 
Price: 2.45 USD

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The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
54 Ambler, Eric The Light of Day
New York Carroll & Graf Publishers 1992 0881848360 / 9780881848366 Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 


Front cover creased along lower right corner, corners bumped.

"Arthur Simpson, petty thief and con man, is caught between a rock and a hard place.
Discovered stealing traveler's checks from a hotel room, he is blackmailed by his 'victim' into smuggling arms across the border into Turkey for use in a major jewel heist. Unfortunately, the Turkish police find the guns in his car: If he doesn't agree to spy on his 'partners,' he'll spend the rest of his life rotting in a Turkish jail. If he does agree, his fate could be much worse . . ."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
001149 
Price: 4.00 USD

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The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
55 Ambler, Eric The Light of Day
New York Alfred A Knopf 1962 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 


Corners slightly bumped, some soiling to boards and front edge. Jacket shows a little edge wear, chipping, darkening to spine.

"Arthur Simpson, petty thief and con man, is caught between a rock and a hard place.
Discovered stealing traveler's checks from a hotel room, he is blackmailed by his 'victim' into smuggling arms across the border into Turkey for use in a major jewel heist. Unfortunately, the Turkish police find the guns in his car: If he doesn't agree to spy on his 'partners,' he'll spend the rest of his life rotting in a Turkish jail. If he does agree, his fate could be much worse . . ."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
002337 
Price: 7.90 USD

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The Schirmer Inheritance, Ambler, Eric
56 Ambler, Eric The Schirmer Inheritance
New York Alfred A Knopf 1953 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by Carlu, Jean [cover]

Corners slightly bumped, boards have some small spots, webbing showing at title page. DJ has very minor edgewear. Text is clean and unmarked.

"It all began when Amelia Schneider Johnson died with over three million dollars in bonds in a tin trunk underneath her bed. The search for a relative wove its way through eight thousand claims only to lose itself in Nazi Germany at the beginning of the war. Then in 1950 the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania decided to attach the estate, and Messrs. Lavater, Powell & Sistrom sent George Carey to Europe to find a dead man. What he found was an interpreter who still hated Germans, a priest who was holding something back, a Greek guerrilla who wouldn't talk, and a strange trail that led from Stuttgart to Yugoslavia before it came to its entirely unexpected end."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
004084 
Price: 9.50 USD

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The New City, Amidon, Stephen
57 Amidon, Stephen The New City
New York Doubleday & Company 2000 0385497628 / 9780385497626 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Illustrated by Lill, Debra [cover]

A bright, attractive copy.

"Newton, Maryland, 1973. The Vietnam Was is winding down, the Senate Watergate hearings are heating up. And in this pristine and meticulously planned community, an innocent misunderstanding is about to set the two men who control its quiet streets on a fateful collision course. Austin Swope is the white lawyer who made the dream of this new city a reality through years of cunning lawyering and smooth real-estate deals. Earl Wooten is the up-by-his- bootstraps black master-builder who with his bulldozers and backhoes raised Newton from its foundations - in the process escaping, he believes, a lifetime of racism and privation. They are best friends, as are their two teenaged sons, Teddy and Joel, each the repository of his father's deepest hopes. But cracks are appearing. In a city born of a vision of racial harmony, the seeds have been sown for a series of mixed signals, miscalculations, and entirely human failings to culminate in an inexorable slide toward destruction."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
004243 
Price: 10.00 USD

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Spectrum 5, Amis, Kingsley: Conquest, Robert (editors)
58 Amis, Kingsley: Conquest, Robert (editors) Spectrum 5
New York, NY Berkley Books 1968 Mass Market Paperback Fair 


Spine/covers creased, scuffed, chipped, generally worn. Corners are bumped -- both covers and pages, but the pages inside are in good, clean condition.

Optimism is the prevailing note in Spectrum 5, which consists of 8 uncommonly substantial stories, most with a happy and sometimes an exhilarating ending. Among other matters, they deal with how humanity graduates into Galactic society; how 28 days on the Moon completely change a spaceman's concept of life, how a precocious youth brings about communication between alien cultures on a remote planet, and how scientifically the impossible is achieved in about two weeks. . ."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
000467 
Price: 3.95 USD

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A Year of Celebrations : Hundreds of Ideas and Activities for Family Fun, Anastasio, Dina
59 Anastasio, Dina A Year of Celebrations : Hundreds of Ideas and Activities for Family Fun
New York, NY Children's Television Workshop 1997 1884013007 / 9781884013003 Soft Cover Good 


Covers somewhat creased, corners bumped. Some pencil doodling on a couple pages.

Parents will love the hundreds of ideas in this book for fun-filled learning experience from arts-and-crafts projects to festive parties.
Attractive illustrations.
Est Level: Preschool and K - 3rd grades.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
000781 
Price: 7.95 USD

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60 Anderson, Bertha C. Tinker's Tim and the Witches
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1953 Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated by Coe, Lloyd

Ex-library w/ pocket & 2 stamps, spine somewhat slanted. DJ has three 1" tears, edgewear, tiny chips at corners. Text is bright and attractive.

"Tim Tetlow lived with his father and grandmother in old Salem at the time of the great trouble, when witches were hanged on Gallows Hill and even the cows wore red tags to keep off the evil eye. On certain nights the thud of horses’ feet could be heard on the paths away from the town, and sometimes in a shaft of moonlight a horse would be seen to bear two riders, one a woman wrapped in a billowing cloak. Granny Tetlow said there were no witches in Salem. Then the townsfolk began to whisper about Granny herself. What did Tinker Tetlow and his son do then? Here is the story."
Age Level: Grades 2-6; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
003367 
Price: 6.95 USD

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