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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Romance: Collectible Romance
16 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Arthur, Frederick  
John Merridew, A Romance
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., New York, 1911.
G cloth hardback, fading gilt lettering and decoration, no DJ. Cover with slightly frayed spine edge, bumped corners, some scrapes and scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are lightly toned, back end paper with scrape. 12mo, 334 pp.

Appr.: | AUD 47.30 CAD 46.67 EUR 33.02 GBP 27.69 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 500.00 

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Barclay, Florence L. Illustrated by: Illustrated by F. H. Townsend  
Following of the Star, the : A Romance (1st Edition, 1911)

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons; N. Y. : 1911.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 426 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Full purple cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, blindstamped decor, 426 pages + 6-pg publisher catalog in rear, lovely full-color glossy frontispiece illustration by F. H. Townsend. ; Same date. NAP. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image matches this edition, but this edition is a true first by G. P. Putnam's Sons, NOT a reprint by Grosset & Dunlap. ; Charming love story set in the small village of Bramble Dene, England; the three sections of the novel are entitled Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. ; Extremely light shelfwear visible at heel and crown. Otherwise book appears unread. No defects. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 20.27 CAD 20.00 EUR 14.15 GBP 11.87 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

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Briscoe, Margaret Sutton  
Links in a Chain, 1e : (1st Edition, 1893)

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company; N. Y. : 1893.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 227 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small format (4.25 x 6.5 inches) 109 x 162 mm, full green cloth, lettering and decor in black and dark green, 227 pages. ; Same date. NAP. ; Charming romance novel with religious overtones, by Margaret Sutton Briscoe, born 1864, native of Amherst, Massachusetts, wife of Dr. Arthur John Hopkins. ; A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: description does not match this unit. This unit is NOT a recent flimsy print-on-demand softcover but an actual hardcover book from 1893. ; Almost no wear, but rear cover shows light rubbing and a few very small chips to cloth near crown. No other marks or flaws. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 21.33 EUR 15.09 GBP 12.66 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 266.67 ZAR 228.57 

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Caine, Hall  
Eternal City, The, 1e : (1st Edition, 1901)
Publisher: D. Appleton & Company; N. Y. : 1901.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 638 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Dark burgundy-red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 638 pages + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition. Same date. NAP. Lists to this title. ; One of this popular Manx author's most celebrated novels, made into a play and two films in the early days of cinema. A modern (1902) romance set in London and Rome, with kings, barons, and the pope himself. (Please note: book looks much better than image, which shows blotchy moire pattern which is an artifact of scanning process, not part of the book); Very light exterior wear. Gift note penned on front endpaper dated Dec 25, 1901. No other marks. Gilt is beautifully bright, no flaking or dullness visible. Binding tight. ; Laid in: small clipping on author reaching his 75th birthday (1928)

Appr.: | AUD 17.57 CAD 17.33 EUR 12.26 GBP 10.28 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 216.67 ZAR 185.71 

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Carfrae, Elizabeth  
Sunlight on the Hills

Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books, 1935, hardcover, (VG+/G+).
A Burt Book, Blue Ribbon Books, New York, 1935, 256 pages, 5.25 in. x 7.5 in., hardcover, orange cloth with black titles, top page edges tinted green, spine ends and top corners very faintly bumped, spine slightly cocked, good+ dust jacket with wear to corners and spine ends, jacket shows minor edge wear as well as slight rubbing to joint of front panel and flap, small abraded area (.5 in.) at top of jacket spine, rear jacket panel and spine very slightly soiled, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, endpapers show slight glue discoloration, otherwise contents clean and tight, book very good+ {Though no longer perfect after all these years, the jacket as a whole shows very well in its new cover and the great period illustration on the front panel is intact and bright.}(VG+/G+) 4553 [Sss1013EC]

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 26.67 EUR 18.87 GBP 15.82 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 285.71 

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Elbert, Joyce  
Martini on the Other Table, a : (1st Paperback Edition, 1963)

Publisher: Bantam Books; N. Y. : 1963.
Near Fine First Paperback Edition Paperback ISBN: 0219321523 120 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; First novel by the famous author of Crazy Ladies. ; Bantam J2583. ; Author photos on cover by J. Frederic Smith and David Attie. Novel based on author's own life. She writes: 'After my marriage broke up, I went haywire. I discovered that two things were very appealing to men. One was a recently divorced woman and the other was a bitch, and to my surprise I was both'. ; Book shows a touch of wear to crown. Pages a bit yellowed from age, as usual. Otherwise clean and tight, appears unread. ; Bantam J Series; Vol. 2583

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 10.67 EUR 7.55 GBP 6.33 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 114.29 

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Greig, Maysie  
Publisher: Beagle NY 1972.
1st printing, Apr. 1972. Cover is uncredited. Lean; owner's marks and dealer's stamp on first page and dealer's marks on top edge; creasing. Mass Market Paperback Very Good-

Appr.: | AUD 3.22 CAD 3.17 EUR 2.25 GBP 1.88 JPY 238.00 MXN 39.67 ZAR 34.00 

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Greig, Maysie  
Publisher: White Circle / Wm Collins & Co, Toronto 1947.
[1st printing](1947) #321. Cover art is uncredited. Tears at spine ends; creasing; small piece lost at upper rear foredge corner. Mass Market Paperback Good

Appr.: | AUD 5.14 CAD 5.07 EUR 3.58 GBP 3.01 JPY 380.00 MXN 63.33 ZAR 54.29 

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Lee, C. Y. Illustrated by: Illustrated by James Hill  
Lover's Point : (1st Paperback Edition, 1959)

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company; N. Y. : 1959.
Near Fine First Paperback Edition Paperback 256 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Paperback, 256 pages, purple covers illustrated by James Hill. All edges green. ; Dell D285. Complete and unabridged. Copyright 1958. This is 1st paperback edition, May, 1959. ; 'From the author of Flower Drum Song. Set in the Oriental community of America's west coast, Lover's Point follows the career of a beautiful Japanese prostitute and the two men who love her'. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Pages only slightly yellowed from age. Interior clean, binding tight. Appears unread. Quite rare in any condition. ; Dell D Series; Vol. 285

Appr.: | AUD 24.32 CAD 24.00 EUR 16.98 GBP 14.24 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 257.14 

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McCutcheon, George Barr Illustrated by: Illustrated by Harrison Fisher  
Purple Parasol, The, 1e : (1st Edition, 1905)
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company; N. Y. : 1905.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 108 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Full original dark green cloth decorated in purple, green, and light green; gilt lettering, pale patterned endpapers, 108 pages, b/w floral designs in text throughout, 5 charming full-color illustrations on glossy plates, including frontispiece. ; Illustrated by Harrison Fisher, with decorations by Charles B. Falls. Written by the famous author of Brewster's Millions and several other novels and plays. (Please note: Image shows gilt reflecting several colors but please be assured the gilt is just gilt; the colors are caused by the scanning process) ; Very light exterior wear. Three leaves creased at upper corner. One leaf has small chip to fore-edge not affecting text. The main defect is regarding the front free endpaper, which is missing. Gilt lettering is beautiful, bright and sharp. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 87.84 CAD 86.67 EUR 61.32 GBP 51.42 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 1,083.33 ZAR 928.57 

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Norris, Kathleen  
Publisher: Pocket NY 1948.
6th printing, May 1948; #480. Cover art is uncredited. Mass Market Paperback Very Good+

Appr.: | AUD 2.12 CAD 2.09 EUR 1.48 GBP 1.24 JPY 157.00 MXN 26.17 ZAR 22.43 

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Norris, Kathleen  
Publisher: Pocket NY 1948.
7th printing; #480. Cover art is uncredited. First two pages partially loose; heavy creasing; minor tears; small loss at upper front foredge corner; tape at spine heel. Mass Market Paperback Fair to Good-

Appr.: | AUD 1.61 CAD 1.59 EUR 1.12 GBP 0.94 JPY 119.00 MXN 19.83 ZAR 17.00 

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Powell, Frances  
The House on the Hudson
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1905.
G cloth hardback, no DJ. Cover with faded spine, spie edge wear, bumped corners, some scuffs. Front hinge cracked not loose. End papers and pp are lightly tanned, a few in back with small spots at bottom edge. 12mo, 416 pp.

Appr.: | AUD 16.89 CAD 16.67 EUR 11.79 GBP 9.89 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 208.33 ZAR 178.57 

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Robins, Denise  
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London 1961.
[1st printing] 1961; #465. Cover is uncredited. Small pull beside original price; letter "B" insode front cover; rear cover creased. Mass Market Paperback Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 4.50 CAD 4.44 EUR 3.14 GBP 2.63 JPY 333.00 MXN 55.50 ZAR 47.57 

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Wood, Clement  
Publisher: Beacon NY 1951.
[1st printing](1951) #BB 189. Cover art is uncredited. Paperback original. Slice out of mid-spine, narrow, but 2.5" long; rubbing; creasing; edgewear. Binding solid, good reader. First Edition Mass Market Paperback Good-

Appr.: | AUD 3.85 CAD 3.80 EUR 2.69 GBP 2.25 JPY 285.00 MXN 47.50 ZAR 40.71 

Purchase direct from: Books from the Crypt. Item number: HX188.
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Woodford, Jack (Howard Kennedy)  
Publisher: Avon NY 1947.
1st printing, 1947. Revision of "Lady Killer" originally written under Kenndy pseud. Front upper edge and upper foredge corner darkened; dealer's marks and stamp inside cover. Mass Market Paperback Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 4.81 CAD 4.75 EUR 3.36 GBP 2.82 JPY 356.00 MXN 59.33 ZAR 50.86 

Purchase direct from: Books from the Crypt. Item number: DO46.
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