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The Great Train Robbery

by Crichton, Michael

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 3rd Printing
ISBN
9780394494012
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$22.50

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Knopf. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1975. 1st Edition. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine book in Fine dust jacket. Book has owner blindstamp to bottom margin of second endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has no defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Colors are exceptionally bright and… Read more
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The Mirror & the Light

by Mantel, Hilary

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
2020
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 1st Printing
ISBN
9780805096606
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$50.00

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Henry Holt and Co.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2020. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or dust jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . The third volume of Mantel's Wolf Hall Trilogy on the life and times of Thomas Cromwell. A handsome copy of the first printing. Author is twice… Read more
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Paved with Gold

by Buchanan, Georgia Gianakos

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780533039692
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$50.00

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Vantage Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. Hardcover. Fine book in Near Fine dust jacket; top edge of jacket spine is bumped. No other defects in book or jacket, jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR… Read more
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$50.00
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Les Bienveillantes (The Kindly Ones)

by Littell, Jonathan

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
2006
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780828854931
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$50.00

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Gallimard. As New. 2006. Paperback. No defects, book as As New. . This is Littell's original French publication. (Translated to English, it is The Kindly Ones.) Text of the present volume is in French. 903 pages. A large and heavy book, exceeding 900 pages in length. . French Edition Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall.… Read more
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The U. P. Trail A Novel

by Grey, Zane

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1918
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition. Early Printing
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$40.00

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Harper & Brothers. Near Fine. 1918. 1st Edition. Early Printing. Hardcover. Light rubbing and bumps to cover edges, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bright gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. . One of readers' favorite Zane Grey novels, this is a historical romance set along the construction of… Read more
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The Romance of a Poor Young Man`

by Feuillet, Octave

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1902
Condition
Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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P. F. Collier & Son. Fine with no dust jacket. 1902. Reprint. Hardcover. No defects. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, appears unread. . Translated from the French, with a critical introduction by Henry Harland. Also includes a frontispiece and numerous other portraits of the author with descriptive notes by Octave Uzanne. Tight, square, pages clean and… Read more
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The Lady of the Camellias

by Dumas, Alexandre, Fils

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1902
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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P. F. Collier & Son. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1902. Reprint. Hardcover. A few small light stains to back cover, no other defects. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, appears unread. . Translated from the French, with a critical introduction by Edmund Gosse. Also includes a frontispiece and numerous other portraits of the author with… Read more
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$25.00
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Madame Bovary

by Flaubert, Gustave

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1902
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
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$25.00

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P. F. Collier & Son. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1902. Hardcover. A few minor scuff marks to spine and front cover, no other defects. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, appears unread. . Translated from the French, with a critical introduction by Henry James. Also includes a frontispiece and numerous other portraits of the author… Read more
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$25.00
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Crossed Swords

by Alloway, Mrs. Clement

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good- with no dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition. 1st Printing
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$25.00

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Toronto. Toronto: William Briggs. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1912. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Decorated crimson cloth covers are mildly stained, bumped. Gilt is dulled on spine, less so on front cover. Owner name on front pastedown. Defects are minor; pages are clean and unmarked, binding is tight. . Historical novel about the American Revolutionary… Read more
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The Palliser Novels 6-volume set

by Trollope, Anthony

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Item Price
$155.00

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Oxford University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. Hardcover. This is the 1991 edition of the set with no slipcase. . Books have no defects, Fine, unread. Dust jackets are also Fine, now protected by fresh mylar sleeves. . Complete set of six novels, together telling the story of a Victorian family. Includes Phineas Finn, Phineas… Read more
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$155.00
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A Yankee Girl at Richmond

by Curtis, Alice Turner

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
Item Price
$180.00

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The Penn Publishing Company. Near Fine. 1930. Later Printing. Hardcover. Faint vertical crease to spine, no other defects. No date on title page, no printings indication on copyright page. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Seldom if ever read. . Illustrated by Hattie Longstreet Price. A gorgeous copy of a scarce book. . 8vo … Read more
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$180.00
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Divided We Stood

by John, F. Crosby

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
2015
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780991528295
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$20.00

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Holon Publishing / Collective Press. Fine. 2015. Paperback. No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Fictionalized account of the Civil War's Battle of Antietam and the story of lost orders. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 326 pages. T2 .
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Patrick O'Brian: a Life Revealed

by King, Dean

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780805059762
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$20.00

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Henry Holt and Co.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Literary biography of English writer and novelist, best known… Read more
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Across the Threshold

by Ropkey, Edah M

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Vantage Press Inc. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has light edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has owner name penned to first endpaper. The last word in the book, 'God', has been inked out by the author, replaced by the word 'gold', the final phrase now reading… Read more
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Kepler

by Banville, John

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
1st US Edition
ISBN
9780879234386
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$80.00

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Boston. Boston: Godine. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. First U. S. Edition. Guardian Fiction Prize winner in U. K. Author's 4th novel. Dust jacket has very faint mark and associated surface flaw to bottom corner of front flap, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread.… Read more
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$80.00
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Wilderness to Washington: an 1811 Journey on Horseback

by Long, Eleanor Rice

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
1st Printing
ISBN
9780899173245
Item Price
$30.00

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Bloomington. Bloomington: Reflections Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1981. 1st Printing. Paperback. Fictional story of two real people who made the journey from Indiana Territory to Washington, D. C. In 1811, across 1000 miles of wilderness. The two were Jonathan Jennings and his wife Ann. Jennings was elected to serve in the 1811 Congress, the the… Read more
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King Noanett: a Story of Old Virginia and the Massachusetts Bay

by Stimson, F. J.

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1896
Condition
Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
2nd Edition
Item Price
$45.00

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Boston. Boston: Lamson, Wolffe and Co.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1896. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book. Stunning crimson pebbled cloth binding with bright silver titles to spine and front cover, the latter with a bright black, silver and crimson shield design. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is the second… Read more
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Lewis Cass: Frontier Soldier

by Burns, Virginia

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780686273691
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$40.00

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Bath, MI. Bath, MI: Enterprise Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1980. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has small tears and is age-toned at spine and margins, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book covers are mildly warped, Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. Bright red cloth covers with bright… Read more
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Vergilius A Tale of the Coming of Christ

by Bacheller, Irving

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1904
Condition
Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$55.00

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NY. NY: Harper & Brothers. Fine with no dust jacket. 1904. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book is in spectacular condition with only very minor defects: a one-inch tear and associated crease at bottom edge of p. 119. Bound in olive cloth with extensive floral decoration to fron cover in white and gold. Pages are white and clean, binding… Read more
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The Boy from Stink Alley

by Pilkington, Roger

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1966
Condition
Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$21.50

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NY. NY: St. Martin's. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1966. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket has light edgewear, light soil to back panel. Book has no defects, Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. . Story of a Puritan boy who fled to America on the Mayflower to avoid religious persecution. Intended for young adults, the… Read more
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