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Weird Tit-Bits - German

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, White & Allen: 1889

Seller ID: 140696

Condition: Good


Small format book with maroon cloth spine and floral decorated paper-covered boards. 4"w x 5 1/4"h. Fraying and worn corners and top and bottom of spine. Loose binding. 256 pages. No date of publication listed, but previous owner's note is dated '89. The weird tales inside: The Severed Hand by Wilhelm Hauff; The Elementary Spirit by E.T.W. Hoffmann; The Ghost-Seer by Frederick Schiller; The Fortunes of Marin Waldeck by Sir Walter Scott; The Klausenburg by Ludwig Tieck; The Bracelet (no author given); The Evil Conscience by Goethe. View more info

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The India Rubber Boy: Russian Classical Stories for Children

By: Izdatel Stvo

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 145694

ISBN: 5050024609

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 6 5/8"w x 8 3/4"h. Includes stories by Chekov, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, and more. View more info

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Pistil Prose: The All "Retail Hell" Issue

By: N/A

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Pistil Books: 2018

Seller ID: 143186

Condition: Fine


Re-printed on the 25th anniversary of Pistil Books, this zine was originally published in 2001. True stories of angst-ridden madness and euphoria from behind the counter of a small bookstore. Staple-bound, 24 pages. 5 1/4"w x 8 1/2"h. View more info

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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

By: Jack, Agnes S.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Kamloops, BC, Secwepemc Cultural Education Society: 2000

Seller ID: 130242

ISBN: 0919441971

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 206 pages. Square format: 11" x 11". Thirty-two individuals who attended the Kamloops school come forward to tell their stories. View more info

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McSweeney's Issue 22 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)

By: McSweeney's

Price: $8.41

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's: 2006

Seller ID: 133048

ISBN: 1932416668

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Maroon leatherette binding with magnetic spine strip holding three perfect bound books. McSWEENEY'S Issue 22: Three Books Held Within By Magnets: From the Notebook (The Unwritten Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald); The State of Constraint (New Work from Oulipo); The Poetry Chains of Dominic Luxford (Poets Choose Poets Till We Have Fifty). View more info

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Wide Awake Pleasure Book

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Co., Publishers:

Seller ID: 143536

Condition: Fair


No date of publication shown; circa 1880's. Worn binding with loose hinges and edge wear to cover. Previous owner's inscription inside. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Many b&w illustrations throughout. Approx. 420 pages, plus advertisements. 7 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. View more info

54 West Gate: Stories of Ralph Connor House

By: Olmstead, Andrea

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Friends of Ralph Connor House: 2005

Seller ID: 136045

ISBN: 0252071069

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 221 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

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Kiu Chan times 30 : Moments Captured by a Photojournalist

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., S.U.C.C.E.S.S.: 2006

Seller ID: 143288

ISBN: 1896148441

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 180 pages. 11"w x 11"h. Text in English and Chinese. "The 280 news photographs included in this book are presented in 12 sections. They reveal heart-throbbing natural disasters, depressing sights of the refugee influx, exposed incidents and intimate stories of life. These moments captured by Mr. Chan invariably take readers back to the 60's through the 90's." View more info

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Shirley Temple's Favorite Tales of Long Ago

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Random House: 1958

Seller ID: 146106

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Pieces missing from top and bottom of spine. Previous owner's name inside. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Includes The Magic Fishbone; The Nightingale; The Valiant Little Tailor; The Little Lame Prince. View more info

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Book Trails: Through the Wildwood

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Shepard and Lawrence Inc.: 1928

Seller ID: 146774

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slightly worn edges. Full blue cloth boards with pasted down illustration. 320 pages B&w and color illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. View more info

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Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

By: 0'connor, Flannery

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1970

Seller ID: 144805

ISBN: 0374508046

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, showing very light shelf wear only, with a little staining to upper page ends. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Sections include: Aspects of the grotesque in southern fiction, The regional writer, Nature and airm of fiction, Writing short stories, Teaching literature, The Catholic novelist in the Protestant south View more info

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Living in the Antechamber of Death : Compiled Short Stories of Political Prisoners in Islamic Republic of Iran

By: Abani, Ali (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 2007

Seller ID: 140119

ISBN: 142762240X

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 194 pages. View more info

Image for This Was Railroading: An Historical Collection of Rare Photos and True Stories About the Tracks, Trains and Trainmen of the Pacific Northwest...including Northern California

This Was Railroading: An Historical Collection of Rare Photos and True Stories About the Tracks, Trains and Trainmen of the Pacific Northwest...including Northern California

By: Abdill, George B.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Bonanza Books: 1958

Seller ID: 144791

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with grey cloth boards, black print at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is tattered with edge and corner wear, multiple small tears. 192 pages with 1 - 8 b&w photos on every page. View more info

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Friday Black: Stories

By: Adjei-Brenyah, Nana Kwame

Price: $6.95

Publisher: N Y, Mariner: 2018

Seller ID: 144926

ISBN: 1328911241

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. View more info

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The Islamic Year: Surahs, Stories and Celebrations

By: Al-Gailani, Noorah;Smith, Chris

Price: $8.41

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Pr: 2002

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128834

ISBN: 1903458145

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Corners are sharp and text block is in excellent condition. View more info

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Selected Stories Of Sholom Aleichem

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Modern Library: 1956

Seller ID: 145670

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 432 pages with glossary of Yiddish words at back. Stories include On account of a hat, Two dead men, The clock that struck thirteen, A Yom Kippur scandal, Tit for tat, You musn't weep -- it's Yom-Tev, Cnards et al. View more info

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Selected Stories Of Sholom Aleichem

By: Aleichem, Sholom

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Modern Library: 1956

Seller ID: 135767

Condition: Good


Covers in red cloth are a little dirty, spine sun faded, light edge wear, mesh of binding is showing in spine fold at title page, binding still solid. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 432 pages with glossary of Yiddish words at back. Stories include On account of a hat, Two dead men, The clock that struck thirteen, A Yom Kippur scandal, Tit for tat, You musn't weep -- it's Yom-Tev, Cnards et al. View more info

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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories

By: Alice Munro

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142117

ISBN: 0375413006

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, with some scuffing and a curl at top edge, no tears, not price clipped. Marked "First Edition" on the title page with no other printings. View more info

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Once

By: Alice Walker

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Harvest: 1976

Seller ID: 144716

ISBN: 0156687453

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only, a price sticker remains on cover. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 81 pages. View more info

TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info