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Buccaneers.

By: LAWRENCE, Iain

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York, 2001, ISBN:0385327366:

Seller ID: 95495


LAWRENCE, Iain. The Buccaneers. (New York) : Delacorte Press, (2001). FirstPrinting. Pp (10),1-244,(2). Map. 8vo, blue paper covered spine, tan paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The third volume of Iain Lawrence 's High Seas Trilogy. “Brimming with furious high-seas adventure, this companion to the much-lauded The Wreckers and The Smugglers concludes with a bloodcurdling tale of pirates – and a surprise ending.” - from the dj. Very good in unclipped du... View more info

Buccaneers. ill. card covers. Proof

By: LAWRENCE, Iain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press, 2000,:

Seller ID: 65181


LAWRENCE, Iain. The Buccaneers. (NY): Delacorte Press, (2000). Advance Reading Copy. Pp 227. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is the third book in Iain Lawrence's High Seas Trilogy for the young adult reader. The other books were The Wreckers and The Smugglers. Award winning author Iain Lawrence takes pen in hand and creates a novel of high-seas adventure with Buccaneersin the Caribbean. This is an uncorrected galley proof. Very good. 10.00 View more info

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Buller's Dreadnought. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, New York , 1982, ISBN:0688011837: 1982

Seller ID: 93033

ISBN: 0688011837


HOUGH, Richard. Buller's Dreadnought. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1982. First U.S. Printing. Pp [1]-251,(1). 8vo (146 x 215 mm), blue cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London) was living in Gloucestershire at the time of publication.“This extraordinary, action-packed adventure novel is concerned with those crucia... View more info

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Burden of Desire. First Dell Paperback Printing

By: MacNEIL, Robert.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Dell Publishing, New York, 1993, ISBN:0440215099: 1993

Seller ID: 113444

ISBN: 0440215099


MacNEIL, Robert. Burden of Desire. (New York) : A Dell Book, (April 1993). First Printing. Pp. (12), [3]-559, (7). With 2-page map spread of the Halifax peninsula. 12mo, art-illustrated cardcovers. The first mass market issue of MacNeil's first novel, set in Halifax, at the time of the Halifax Explosion. It boasts an almost bodice-ripper style cover by an un-credited artist with the Julia Robertson character in a long chaste cloak on the front. "Se... View more info

Burden of Desire. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: MacNEIL, Robert LISMER, Arthur, (dj art)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1992, ISBN:0385420196:

Seller ID: 2854


MacNEIL, Robert. Burden of Desire. New York, London, Toronto, etc. : Nan A.Talese, Doubleday, (March 1992). First Edition Stated. Pp. (12), [3]-466, (4). 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. MacNeil's first novel, set in Halifax, at thetime of the Halifax Explosion. "In his first novel, Robert MacNeil, the di stinguished co-anchor of PBS's 'MacNeil / Lehrer NewsHour," author of Wordstruck and co-autho... View more info

Burden of Desire. First Edition, Paperback

By: MacNEIL, Robert. LISMER, Arthur, (dj art).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, New York, 1992, ISBN:0385420196:

Seller ID: 113407


MacNEIL, Robert. Burden of Desire. New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, (1992). First Edition. Pp. (12), [3]-466, (4). 8vo, cardcovers, with Lismer cover art on frnt, b&w photo of MacNeil on rear. MacNeil's first novel, set in Halifax, at the time of the Halifax Explosion. A peculiar version with nocover price and the same ISBN as the First Edition hardcover. Very good. 1 5.00 View more info

Burden of Desire. First Edition, Uncorrected Proof

By: MacNEIL, Robert.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, New York, 1992, ISBN:0385420196:

Seller ID: 113399


MacNEIL, Robert. Burden of Desire. New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, (March 1992). First Edition. Uncorrected Proof. Pp. (12), [3]-466, (4). 8vo, white cardcovers. MacNeil's first novel, set in Halifax, at the time of the Halifax Explosion. With printed label on front cover : "Published by Doubleday Canada / Publication Date: March 7, 1992 / Price $28.00" which is affixed over text for the American release: "Tentative Publication: June 1992 / Price $22.50&... View more info

Burden of Desire. Harcourt Paperback

By: MacNEIL, Robert. LISMER, Arthur, (dj art).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, New York, 1992, ISBN:9780156006095:

Seller ID: 113408


MacNEIL, Robert. Burden of Desire. Orlando, &c : A Harvest Book, Harcourt Inc., (1998). First Harvest Edition. Pp. (12), [3]-466, (4). 8vo, yellow art-illustrated cardcovers. MacNeil's first novel, set in Halifax, at the timeof the Halifax Explosion. "The citizens of Halifax, Nova Scotia, are intro duced first-hand to the horror of the war on December 6, 1917, when a freighter carrying TNT explodes in the harbor, leveling the entire north end of the city. In the wake... View more info

Burden of Guilt.

By: JEAYS, R.D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Printed by Maleny Print & Copy Centre, Maleny, Queensland, 2006, ISBN:0977573702:

Seller ID: 92579


JEAYS, R.D. Burden of Guilt. (Maleny, Queensland : Printed by Maleny Print & Copy Centre, 2006). Pp [1]-178,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A novel. “After thirty years in Canada, Leonard Price returned to Australia to see his dying mother. The bitterness, pain, passion, deceit, and the murder - oh, yes, the murder, all flooded back to overwhelm him. The heady dayson the yacht with Michael Ryan, the stolen nights of passion with Sally, t he terror of the cyclon... View more info

By Rock and Shoal : Up-Channel by Canoe

By: PROUT, Geoffrey Boy's Own Paper August 1938

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper, 1938,:

Seller ID: 50921


PROUT, Geoffrey. "By Rock and Shoal : Up-Channel by Canoe". A coastal canoing trip from Lyme Regis to Eastbourne made by the author in October, 1937 is documented. With a map of the journey and eight photographs, including one taken of the Queen Mary approaching on the horizon. An article in "Boy's Own Paper", August, 1938, pp. 538-541. Redhill, Surrey: Boy's Own Paper, 1938. Pp. [68]. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated paper covers. Col... View more info

Caine Mutiny : A Novel of World War II. book club in dj.

By: WOUK, Herman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1951,:

Seller ID: 76933


WOUK, Herman. The Caine Mutiny : A Novel of World War II. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (copyright 1951). Book Club Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),[1]-498. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 15.00 View more info

Caleb Matthews : An Idyll of the Maine Coast.

By: McLAUGHLIN, Robert W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eaton & Mains / Jennings & Graham, New York / Cincinnati , 1913,:

Seller ID: 84833


McLAUGHLIN, Robert W. Caleb Matthews : An Idyll of the Maine Coast. New York : Eaton & Mains / Cincinnati : Jennings & Graham, (1913), Pp [1]-83,(1), frontis + 2 plates. Small 8vo, illustrated olive green cloth, lettering in dark green. The story of Caleb Matthews, a lobster fisherman from the fictional village of Crewaggen, Maine, with the frontispiece showing a lobsterman pulling a trap aboard his dory. Contents : 1. The Settlement. 2. The Fisherman. 3. The Pictures. C... View more info

Caleb Pettengill, U.S.N. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: ELIOT, George Fielding

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Julian Messner, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 29868


ELIOT, George Fielding. Caleb Pettengill, U.S.N.. New York : Julian Messner, (1956). Book Club Edition.. Pp 284. 8vo, blue cloth. Book Club Edition. George Fielding Eliot (b. June 22, 1894, Brooklyn, New York City - d. April 21, 1971, Torrington, Connecticut). Among the many contenders for Hornblower's mantle came young Commander Pettengill, whose fictional swashbuckling adventures occurred during the U.S. Civil War, mostly in the vicinity of Hampton Roads. Very good in ... View more info

Callahan Cousins : The Summer Begins. a Proof

By: CAREY, Elizabeth Doyle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co, 2004,:

Seller ID: 64960


CAREY, Elizabeth Doyle. The Callahan Cousins : The Summer Begins. NY: Little Brown & Co., (2004). Advance Reading Copy. Pp 246. Illustrated with [1] double page map. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "[...] the twelve-year-old Callahan cousins - Phoebe, Hillary, Neeve, and Kate - are spending the summerat their grandmother's rambling seaside estate." [...] This is the first i n a four-book series featuring the Callahan cousins [...]. -from the cover.This book is publ... View more info

Camp Mates in Michigan, or, With Pack and Paddle in the Pine Woods.

By: RATHBONE, St. George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: M.A. Donohue, Chicago , 1932,:

Seller ID: 109123


RATHBONE, St. George. Camp Mates in Michigan, or, With Pack and Paddle in the Pine Woods. Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, [n.d. - early-1903s]. Pp. (6),[7]-251,(1), including endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with pressed black lettering to front and spine. Top edge dusty and lightly spotted, inner hinges a bit shaky, Xmas 1932 gift inscription inked to flyleaf, else good. 10.00 View more info

Camping on the St. Lawrence

By: TOMLINSON, Everett T. SHUTE, A. B. (ill.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lothrop Lee & Shepard, Boston, 1910,:

Seller ID: 56395


TOMLINSON, Everett T. Camping on the St. Lawrence , or, On the trail of theEarly Discoverers ; illustrated by A. B. Shute. Boston: Lothrop Lee & Shep ard, (©1899, ca. 1910). Pp. 412, frontis., + 7 leaves of plates and 9 p. ofads. 8vo, pictorial green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Ca ssell 1923. A piece of juvenile fiction about a group of boys travels down the St. Lawrence River. Spine rubbed and slightly sunned, light spotting toall edges, else vg. 40.0... View more info

Cannibal Islands , or, Captain Cook's Adventures in the South Seas

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M. COOK, James, Captain)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63078


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Cannibal Islands , or, Captain Cook's Adventures in the South Seas. London : James Nisbet, [n.d. - ca. 1908]. Pp. 120, includingfrontispiece and plates, + 26 p. of ads at rear. 8vo, pictorial blue cloth with gilt raised-lettered title block to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyn e: A Bibliography of First Editions p.108 for the first. Light edgewear with minor spotting to edges, gift inscription (dated 1908) to ffep, else verygood. 25.00 View more info

Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper : A Story of Cape Cod

By: COOPER, James A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: International Fiction Library, Cleveland and New York , 1917,:

Seller ID: 85980


COOPER, James A. Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper : A Story of Cape Cod. Cleveland and New York : International Fiction Library, (copyright 1917). Pp (2),[i]-vi,1-340,(4). 8vo, green cloth, blue lettering to front board and spine. A book of nautical fiction. A mystery, a shipwreck, a love story and much Cape Cod dialect all contribute to make a unique summer for Louise Grayling, when she goes to stay with a half-uncle who is the storekeeper in a little Cape Cod village. A very goo... View more info

Cap'n Jonah's Fortune : A Story of Cape Cod.

By: COOPER, James A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: World Syndicate Publishing Co., Cleveland . New York, 1933,:

Seller ID: 91560


COOPER, James A. Cap'n Jonah's Fortune : A Story of Cape Cod. Cleveland . New York : The World Syndicate Publishing Co., (1933). Pp [i]-vi,(2),1-340,(4). 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. A volume in The Heroine Series. Through this story “runs the salt of the never-resting sea. The thrilling scenes of storm and stress, broadly humorous one minute and highly romantic the next...” - from the dj. Front cover scratched, tearto top edge of one le... View more info

Cappy Ricks, or, The Subjugation of Matt Peasley

By: KYNE, Peter B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Triangle Books, New York, 1943,:

Seller ID: 70853


KYNE, Peter B. Cappy Ricks, or, The Subjugation of Matt Peasley . New York:Triangle Books, (1943). Pp. (2),[1]-348. 8vo, decorated blue cloth with bl ack lettering to spine, all edges dyed orange. Some minor bumping to spine ends, faint board smudging, else vg. 15.00 View more info