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Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing

By: Crooks, Glenna M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fort Washington, Pa., Covenant Matters Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002431

ISBN: 097234960X

Condition: Near Fine


390 pp. New, with pre-publication press release laid in. Author, formerly with the Reagan administration, now leads a health care think tank. She presents ideas for revamping the U.S. health care industry and healing the adversarial conflicts that are eroding the quality of care. View more info

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Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography

By: Crossan, John Dominic

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005659

ISBN: 0060616628

Condition: Very Good


209 pp., light thumbing, slight yellowing on page margins. No markings, spine uncreased. Price stickers on cover and spine. A prominent figure in the Jesus Seminar, Crossan presents Jesus as a Jewish peasant challenging the social restraints of his time and place. View more info

Madame Curie: A Biography

By: Curie, Eve (Sheean, Vincent, Trans.)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1937

Edition: Later Edition.

Seller ID: 003957

Condition: Fair


412 pp. Rear hinge split, textblock separated from rear cover. Text clean but reippled, moderately toned, no markings except for a gift inscription on front endpaper. Madame Curie recounts her life and scientific career that led to the development of radiology. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Prisoners of Hope: The Story of Our Captivity and Freedom in Afghanistan

By: Curry, Dayna; Mercer, Heather; Mattingly, Stacy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003988

ISBN: 0385507836

Condition: Near Fine


309 pp., 6 pp. color photos. Nearly new, no markings. Two women missionaries who were held prisoner in Afghanistan in the wake of 9-11 tell their experiences and their ultimate rescue by military forces. View more info

The Complete Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son: 1903

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 007139

Condition: Fair +


1003 pp. Tear near top of spine flap. Cracks in mottled decorative front endpaper. Previous owner's initals and date on endpaper. Shaken, with about half of hinge split. All pages intact, including frontispiece showing author. "Ten volumes in one." Some rippling in upper section of pages, but textblock is clean and fairly bright. Facsimile of author's signature in gilt on front cover. View more info

The Haunted Man

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Samuel A. Dalton: 1955

Seller ID: 003503

Condition: Very Good +


97 pp. Quarter tan and maroon cloth, decorated with 2 sketches of the head of the "Haunted Man." Dark red end papers and edges. Slightly noticeable darkish stain and bump on cover's fore-edge, otherwise nearly new. No markings. Several two-color sketches. Rear page indicates this is Copy No. 208 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies prepared as a Christmas gift by Samel A. Dalton. Engraved gift card laid in. Slipcase missing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

A Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Baronet Books (Playmore Publishers): 1990

Edition: Reprint Abridged.

Seller ID: 006069

ISBN: 0866119256

Condition: Very Good +


Close to new, slight spine slant, one corner lightly bumped. Text clean and bright. No markings or writing. A juvenile abridged version, adapted by Malvina Vogel from the Dickens text. Numerous full page line drawings. Part of the Great Illustrated Classics series. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Stoner McTavish

By: Dreher, Sarah

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Norwich, Vermont, New Victoria Publishers: 1985

Seller ID: 003154

ISBN: 0934678065

Condition: Near Fine


204 pp. Lightly read, spine uncreased. No markings. A lesbian travel agent, Stoner, becomes swept up in a mission to save her girlfriend Gwen from Bryan, the mysterious camper. First in the droll Stoner McTavish detective series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Sand Special -- Oct. 1998 Issue

By: Dune Buggies and Hot VWs

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Costa Mesa, California, Wright Publishing: 1998

Edition: Volume 31, No. 10

Seller ID: 004454

Condition: Very Good


141 pp. Nearly new, slight rippling of pages. An issue focusing on dune buggies. Articles include pieces on year by year Beetle identification; off-road brake lights and porting heads. View more info

The World in 2003

By: Economist, The

Price: $3.25

Publisher: London, Economist: 2003

Seller ID: 002395

Condition: Very Good +


122 pp. Virtually new, no creases. Glossy annual review of the events and trends shaping 2003, published at the beginning of the year, and primarily looking ahead, rather than rehashing 2002. Actual printing done at Perry Judd's, Strasburg, Va. Numerous color photos and charts. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Mugger

By: Ed McBain

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1986

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 009908

ISBN: 038070384X

Condition: Good


153 pp. Light chipping of cover. Spine creased. Text clean. Marketed as a free bonus book, companion to "Lullaby." Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

The Saturday Evening Post Reader of Sea Stories

By: Edgar, Day

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003325

Condition: Fair +


310 pp. Light edge rubbing. Text mostly clean but rear end papers and a half dozen pages somewhat defaced with a child's squiggles. Markings are on pp. 168, 169, 308,309, 310. Also a cut on the bottom margin of pp. 169. Still OK as a reading copy. This anthology inludes 18 tales from the Saturday Evening Post with a nautical theme. Contributors include Jack London, C.S. Forester, Ray Bradbury, Charles Rawlings. Novelettes by Forester and H.E. Peters. Preface by Day Edgar. View more info

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Little Bear (An I Can Read Book)

By: Elsa Holmelund Minarik; Maurice Sendak

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper Trophy: 1978

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009797

ISBN: 0064440044

Condition: Good +


63 pp. Some dampstaining, including minor tan discoloration on rear cover, tanning spotting near bottom joint of pp 56-64, and light pinkish bleeding in upper right corners pp.1-34. Overall, however, the text and Sendak's charming pastel illustrations of Little Bear and his mama bear appear clean. Vocabulary suitable for K thru grade 2. Adventure-seeking Little Bear tries to fly to the moon but falls from a tree to the ground, and ends up going home for lunch and taking a nap. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall View more info

Malinche

By: Esquivel, Laura (Mestre-Reed, Ernesto, Trans.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Atria Books:

Seller ID: 005318

ISBN: 0739475347

Condition: Near Fine


191 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. A historical novel about pre-Columbian Mexico and the Indian woman who served as a translator for conquistador Cortez. View more info

Catechism for the Catholic Parochial Schools of the United States

By: Faerber, Rev. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, B. Herder Book Co.: 1928

Edition: 32nd Edition.

Seller ID: 010044

Condition: Good +


128 pp. Soil on blue cloth along spine, faded spine. Former book from a pontifical library in Ohio, with a card envelope on rear endpaper. End papers toned. Text clean, binding sturdy. The Catholic faith explained to students in 486 questions and answers. Plus sections giving the wording of the Mass -- in Latin, with English translation, text of the Ten Commandments, various prayers, etc. Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur statements on copyright page. Size: 12mo -- 7.5 In Tall View more info

Spontaneous Combustion

By: Feinberg, David B.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Viking/ Penguin: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004957

ISBN: 0670838136

Condition: Very Good


226 pp. Lightly read, no spine creases or markings, slightly thumbed. Tiny bit of rubbing at top of spine. A novel exploring with black humor the angst of gay men dealing with the AIDS panic of the late 1980s. View more info

The Prize Winner's Handbook

By: Feinman, Jeffrey

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Ventura Books: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004923

Condition: Very Good +


127 pp. Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased. Pointers on playing sweepstakes and other contests, written by a contest judge. Includes a section on foreign lotteries. View more info

Mental Dynamics: Power Thinking for Personal Success

By: Finley, K. Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1987

Edition: 27th Printing

Seller ID: 003118

Condition: Near Fine


222 pp. Nearly new. Slight edgewear on dust jacket. Firm, tight binding, lightly read. Previous owner's name in red ink on upper right corner of front endpaper. Otherwise no markings. A readable presentation of techniques for improving communication and analytical skills, including the sharpening of observation powers, memory training, mathematical prowess, vocabulary building, logic and more efficient reading. Author is a chemist at the Rochester Institute of Technology, formerly with Eastman-Kodak. View more info

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An Unseemly Man: My Life as Pornographer, Pundit and Social Outcast

By: Flynt, Larry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Dove Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003471

ISBN: 0787111430

Condition: Good


265 pp., with 8 pp. b&w photos. Some rippling of rear pages due to dampness, dampstain on rear cover. Still sturdy and overall clean. The notorious publisher of Hustler magazine relates his life's adventures. View more info

Dreams and Swords

By: Forrest, Katherine V.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tallahassee FL., NAIAD: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 0503003785

ISBN: 0941483037

Condition: Very Good +


179 pp. Nearly new, no markings in text. Small dot on front cover. Slight rubbing on spine edge. Slight thumbing of cover corners. Anthology of 10 lesbian-themed science fiction stories, including "Oh Captain My Captain" and "Jessie" a Kate Delafield story. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info