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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Mark Twain books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Mark Twain books at Browsers Uncommon Books


Twain, M. (1883). Sketches, New and Old, Now First Published in Complete Form. Hartford, Conn: The American Publishing Co.

Hardcover, no dustjacket. 320 pages. This material was apparently first published in periodicals. Copyright date is 1875. Date on title page is 1883. Inner hinges front and back are cracked. Page block is shaken, with space between signatures and some signatures entirely loose. Outer hinges of cloth cover are intact. Blue cloth with gold lettering and decoration.



Title: Mark Twain Himself: In Words and Pictures: 
Printer, Pilot, Soldier, Miner, Reporter, Lecturer, Editor, Humorist, Author, Businessman, Publisher:
Author: Milton Meltzer
Binding: Hardcover
NOISBN
Publisher: Bonanza
Published Date: 1960
Dustjacket chipped, torn, rubbed.
303 pages. Profusely illustrated in black and white.

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Title: A Tramp Abroad (Konemann Classics)
Author: Mark Twain
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket.
ISBN: 3829053886
Publisher: Konemann
Published Date: 2000
470 pages. 12mo





Title: Mark Twain's Book for Bad Boys and Girls
Author: Mark Twain
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1567315313
Publisher: MJF Books
Published Date: 1995
Hardcover with dustjacket. Text unmarked.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Edgar Allan Poe books

Edgar Allan Poe books 

Poe, Edgar Allan,. The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe. Harmondsworth; New York: Penguin, 1976. Print. Mass market paperback. 429 pages.  
 
 


 Poe, Edgar Allan,, and David Pinching. Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2004. Print. Hardcover with dustjacket. 475 pages. 5.5 inches by 7.75 inches. Like new. 



Poe, Edgar Allan, and Hervey Allen. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. New York: Modern Library, 1938. Print. Hardcover, no dustjacket. 1026 pages. Edges, corners, hinges show wear. Owner's notations on endpapers.
 



Poe, Edgar Allan. Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Collection. Sanbernardio: Unknown, 2016. Print. Large format paperback. 10 inches by 12.5 inches. 536 pages.  ISBN 9781500497248





  Title
The tales of Edgar Allan Poe

illustrated by Barry Moser ; afterword by Peter Glassman.
Author
Poe, Edgar Allan
Additional Author
Moser, Barry
Publisher
Books of Wonder
Year
1991
Language
eng
ISBN 0688075096
LC Control No.
91003277
Description
308 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Classification
PZ7.P7515
Dewey Class. No.
[Fic]
Type
Book
Keywords
Horror Tales, American · Children's Stories, American · Horror Stories · Short Stories

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 Le Corbeau by Edgar Poe, Easton Press, Stephen Mallarme, Eduard Manet




This book is approximately 14.25 by 21.5 by .5 inches. Pages are not numbered.



Edgar Allan Poe: Essays and Reviews

Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings, paperback.

Friday, January 18, 2013

A.A. Milne books at Browsers Uncommon Books

A.A. Milne books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Milne, A. A., and Ernest H. Shepard. When We Were Very Young. New York: Dutton, 1961. Print.
ISBN 0525425802 Hardcover with dustjacket. Dustjacket has rubbing and chips. Cloth cover is bright and clean. 102 pages.





Milne, A. A., and Ernest H. Shepard. The Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh. New York: Dutton Children's, 1996. Print.
Hardcover with dustjacket. 557 pages. ISBN: 0525457240

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Guy de Maupassant books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Guy de Maupassant books at Browsers Uncommon Books

A selection of his writings in 8 volumes. Spines faded. Some covers have stains. Some inner hinges are cracked. Over 2,400 pages of highly entertaining reading from 19th century France.
In English.  
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 Guy de Maupassant. Short Stories.







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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

James Joyce books at Browsers Uncommon Books

James Joyce books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Finnegans Wake
Author James Joyce
Edition reissue, paperback reprint
Publisher Viking. 1962
 Length 628 pages
Reading copy.
Fiction
This copy has coffee stains on the fore edge and bottom edge of the closed page block which do not impinge upon the text. Edge and corner wear.

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 Joyce, James. Dubliners. New York: Dover Publications, 1991. Print.
Paperback. 152 pages.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Sparknotes for A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Paperback. 77 pages. Highlighting. Pencil notes.







 
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Monday, January 14, 2013

Nebraska books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Nebraska books at Browsers Uncommon Books


Smith, William H. Early Days in Seward County, Nebraska: A Collection of Articles and Historical Data Assembled ... Seward, NE: Seward Library Foundation, 1992. Print.
Paperback reprint. 103 pages plus indexes. Small skinned spot on front. Light soil. Slight edge and corner wear.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Norman Cousins books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Norman Cousins books at Browsers Uncommon Books
 Cousins, Norman. Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient: reflections on healing and regeneration. 1979. Reprint. New York: Bantam Books, 1981. Print. Description

    173 p. ; 22 cm.  ISBN     0393012522

Subjects:      Cousins, Norman.



    Collagen diseases--Patients--United States--Biography.
    Holistic medicine.
    Will.
    Laughter--Physiological aspects.
    Healing.
    Medicine--Philosophy.
    Authors, American--Biography.

Notes:      Bibliography: p. 163-173.



Thursday, January 10, 2013

Essene books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Essene books at Browsers Uncommon Books



Székely, Edmond Bordeaux. The Teachings of the Essenes from Enoch to the Dead Sea Scrolls. San Diego: C.W. Daniel, 1957. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. Mild foxing of endpapers. Text unmarked. Includes 14 Communions cards in pocket in rear board.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

J.R.R. Tolkien books at Browsers Uncommon Books

J.R.R. Tolkien books at Browsers Uncommon Books
 Title    
The lord of the rings : a reader's companion
   
by Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull.
Author    
Hammond, Wayne G.
Additional Author    
Scull, Christina
Publisher    
Houghton Mifflin
Year    
2005
Language    
English
ISBN    
9780618642670 · 0618642676
Bibliography    
Includes bibliographical references (p. [813]-829) and index.

Type    
Book
Keywords    
Tolkien, J. R. R · Fantasy Fiction, English · Middle Earth (Imaginary Place) · History And Criticism
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Tolkien, J. R. R., and Christopher Tolkien. Unfinished Tales: The Lost Lore of Middle-earth. New York: Ballantine, 1988. Print. ISBN 0345357116
Mass market paperback. 493 pages. Edge wear.


The Hobbit
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997
ISBN:0395071224
Length 256 pages
Key Words: Hobbit, Tolkien, Middle Earth
Juvenile Fiction, ›
Fantasy & Magic
This copy has a pink stain in the margin at bottom corner of the dustjacket and the first five leaves which does not impinge on the text. This copy sold.

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, pocket size Perma-Bound

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Jeff and Michael Shaara books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Jeff and Michael Shaara books at Browsers Uncommon Books

The last full measure by Jeff Shaara. Publisher  Ballantine Books
Edition 1st trade pbk. ed. Year 1999 Language eng ISBN   0345425480
Notes The sequel to Michael Shaara's The killer angels.
LC Classification PS3569.H18 Dewey Class. No.  813/.54 Keywords
Grant, Ulysses S · Lee, Robert E · Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence ·
Generals · United States · History · Fiction · War Stories · Historical Fiction 








Thursday, January 03, 2013

A Thousand and One Nights, or, Arabian Nights at Browsers Uncommon Books

A Thousand and One Nights, or, Arabian Nights at Browsers Uncommon Books

Burton, Richard Francis, Renáta Fučíková, and Jindřa Čapek. The Arabian Nights. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2009. Print.
Hardcover. Bonded leather. No dustjacket.736 pages. This copy sold.








Goodenow, Earle. The Arabian Nights. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1995. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. Illustrated by Earle Goodenow. Illustrated Junior Library. 327 pages plus 1 ad page.








Arabian Nights, various editions














Tales from the Arabian Nights edited by Andrew Lang, paperback, 1993, Wordsworth. 424 pages.








Dawood, N. J. Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin, 1983. Print.
Mass market paperback. Pages age browned. Some black and white illustrations. 407 pages plus ads.



The Arabian Nights, Intro by Orton Lowe








 The Arabian Nights Entertainments edited by Andrew Lang





























William Faulkner books at Browsers Uncommon Books

William Faulkner books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Pylon
William Faulkner
reprint, paperback
Signet
Length 189 pages
Fiction
Reading copy. Browned and brittle with age. Originally copyright 1935, this is a  1958 reprint.
Chips, tears, stains.