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1 Don't Stand Where the Comet Is Assumed to Strike Oil (A DILBERT BOOK)
Adams, Scott U.S.A. Andrews McMeel Publishing 2004 0740745395 / 9780740745393 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 128 pages; Black & white comic illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has minimal shelf and edge wear; . ('Dilbert' appears in 65 countries in 25 languages and in 2,000 newspapers. This is the twenty-third collection of Scott Adams' popular series. Suppressed and repressed workers everywhere can follow the latest developments in the comical careers of Dilbert and other comic characters. Each funny scenario bears an uncanny, hysterical, sometimes uncomfortable similarity to cubicle-filled corporate America.) 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
2 There's No Place Like Here
Ahern, Cecelia U.S.A. Hyperion Books for Children 2007 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 341 pages; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Boards and spine are black with the title in silver; Dust-jacket is bright and unfaded with unfortunately a close tear between front panel and flap (sorry about that, priced accordingly); We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The story of Sandy Shortt, whose friend went missing many years ago, inspiring her when she grew up to obtain a job searching for missing persons. Sandy's family is baffled and concerned by her increasing preoccupation, but she gives up her life in order to offer a flicker of hope to devastated families. One minute Sandy is jogging through the park and the next moment she's not sure where she is. Could this be?.) 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
 
3 Speak No Evil
Aldrich, Gary;Davis, Mark Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Regnery Pub 1998 0895263580 / 9780895263582 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 301 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names. Boards are a blue/grey with a title in silver. Dust-jacket is unfaded with modest shelf and edge wear, save for a one inch close tear to back panel, bottom right hand side. We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . Todd Thornburgh (aka Doctor Dirt) is found dead on the floor of the Nixon Library, his lips sewn shut, the message "Speak No Evil" written on a legal pad next to the corpse. FBI special agent Joseph DeVine, now a consultant, find themselves entangled in a web of political conspiracy, murder and betrayal. They soon discover that "Doctor Dirt" may be more dangerous dead than alive. 
Price: 5.99 USD

 
4 Death by Field Trip: A Foxtrot Collection By Bill Amend
Amend, Bill U.S.A. Andrews McMeel Publishing 2001 0740713914 / 9780740713910 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
; Wraps; 128 pages; Black & white comic illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Bright and unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (Will Jason survive a trip to the science museum with arch-nemesis Eileen Jacobson as his partner? Also included in this collection of FoxTrot strips: Grandma's Thanksgiving visit, I Want to Be a Millionaire, Andy the Grinch, The Paige-o-morphosis, Nerds of the Rings, Peter's cup size.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
 
5 Sons of Fortune
Archer, Jeffrey New York, New York, U.S.A. St Martins Pr 2003 0312313195 / 9780312313197 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Steve Snider (Jacket Design) 
; 503 pages, First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Boards are black with title in red; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears, modest shelf & edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(A powerful tale of twins separated at birth and then reunited. In the 1940's in Hartford, Connecticut, the twins are separated with Nat going home with his parents, while his twin brother begins his days as Fletcher Davenport, son of a millionaire and his society wife. Growing up they take different directions, that is, until they both decide to run for governor. At various times in their lives, both men are confronted with challenges and obstacles, tragedy, betrayal, loss and hardship.) 
Price: 6.25 USD

 
6 Argosy Weekly: May 31, 1941, Volume 308, No. 2 (America's Oldest & Best All-Fiction Magazine)
Argosy Weekly New York, New York Frank A. Munsey Company 1941 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 66 pages; Black & white illustrations, advertising; Tanned pages which are securely attached with no names/no marginalia, 5 light marks inside front-back cover; Red & cream pictorial cover on the front/full-page color advertisement on back cover for Wrigley's spearmint chewing gum; Magazine lies flat & square; Shelfwear includes light mark top-tail of spine/top-right of front panel/bottom edge of back panel; Gentle crease bottom-right of front panel, small nicks primarily top-tail of spine (quarter size piece missing top edge of back panel with shelf-rubbing), priced accordingly; A very good solid copy with an illustration for each included story; Magazine is placed in a plastic sleeve to protect it; .......('Argosy Weekly' was a favorite magazine enjoyed by many as it was published weekly and included exciting stories with an illustration for each story. The included stories for this issue are: Night in Sinaloa (short novel by Cleve F. Adams); Storm Valley (short story by Brendan Gill); Hang Him High (third of 6 parts by Norbert Davis); The Captain Laughed (short story by R.V. Gery); Shake Hands with Old Hickory (second of 3 parts by Theodore Roscoe); Old Dog's Trick (short story by Jim Kjelgaard); Drums of Khartoum (the concluding part by E. Hoffmann Price). Another included article at the back of this magazine is: Meet the Author (Men Who Make the Argosy/by Theodore Roscoe). 
Price: 5.98 USD

 
 
7 John Howard Payne, Skywalker
Barragan, Maude Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. Dietz Press Inc 1953 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 376 pages; No edition indicated; Book block is tight with no names, no maginalia; A few tiny marks to front-free endpaper, wrinkle to half-title page; Blue cloth-covered boards with title & illustration in silver to front board, title also in silver to spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear including some shelf-rubbing; ......(A biographical novel of the man who wrote 'Home Sweet Home', with this work on Payne not only embracing published sources, but extra research by the author into many books of the period.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
8 Where's Annie?
Bassing, Eileen USA Random House 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; First Edition/First Printing; 401 pages; Textblock is tight, bright, and clean; Former owner's name neatly written on front-free endpaper. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Dust jacket has protected the book well with shelf wear including two tears front panel at the top. We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(This is a powerful novel dealing with a group of Americans living in a remote Mexican village.) 
Price: 5.90 USD

 
 
9 Everybody Needs a Rock
Baylor, Byrd New York, New York, U.S.A. Aladdin 1985 1416953973 / 9781416953975 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Peter Parnall 
; Stapled wraps; No pagination-approx 28 pages; Illustrated; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including two creases(from firmly holding the book); . (Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure - presented with numbered rules for helping you to want to find the right rock for you. The book is simply presented with fun, whimsical remarks and nice illustrations.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
10 Winterflight: A Novel
Bayly, Joseph U.S.A. David C Cook Pub Co 2000 1564767868 / 9781564767868 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 216 pages; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (This novel, first published in 1981, seems increasingly predictive in its description of a world where morality is dictated by technology.) 
Price: 6.05 USD

 
 
11 The Bridge (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Bergren, Lisa Tawn Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Waterbrook Press 2000 1578562724 / 9781578562725 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall David Carlson Design (Jacket Design) Signed by Author(s)
; 244 pages; First Edition/First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; SIGNED BY AUTHOR with gift inscription on front-free endpaper; Cream colored boards with title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; ....(With the theme of the story as 'love can build a bridge'. After a tragic accident along the Swan River took the life of his mother, young Jared Conway grew up thinking little of the family he lost. As an adult, he remained as if without an anchor, until he get to the river in Montana where he encounters three things that will change his life forever.) 
Price: 11.40 USD

 
12 Professor Romeo
Bernays, Anne E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Penguin USA 1989 0140144161 / 9780140144161 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Dave Calver (Cover illustration) 
; Wraps; 277 pages; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names, save for former bookstore price at the top of half-title page; Pictorial cover is bright with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (A tale about a pressing, contemporary issue, paints a scathing picture of the politics, hypocrisies, and enuroses of university life, as it mercilessly dissects this aging campus roue.) 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
 
13 The Classic Tale of The Velveteen Rabbit: Or, How Toys Become Real
Bianco, Margery Williams Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Running Pr Book Pub 1981 0894711288 / 9780894711282 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Michael Green 
; Wraps; 48 pages; Illustrated by Michael Green; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including a mark to the back cover top right; . (A delightful childrens story with beautifully drawn illustrations by Michael Green.) 
Price: 5.89 USD

 
14 I Know I've Been Changed: A Novel
Billingsley, Reshonda Tate New York, New York, U.S.A. Pocket Books 2006 1416511970 / 9781416511977 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Kristine V. Mills (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 336 Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a light mark on four pages; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; .(The story of Raedella Rollins, who left the dusty town of Sweet Poke, Arkansas with four mismatched suitcases, a newsroom job offer and a promise to herself to never look back, and here ten years later, she's a top-rated talk show host, a celebrity news anchor and is engaged to be married. With a bright future still ahead of her, she thinks that her former town is a distant memory but now here comes Mama Tee, the grandmother who raised her, calling with unwelcome family updates, and her jealous older sister wants something. Read on to see how Rae responds. Can Rae let go of the pain of her childhood and open her heart to the healing?) 
Price: 6.24 USD

 
 
15 Evening Class
Binchy, Maeve New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Press 1997 0385318073 / 9780385318075 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 420 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners name written to the top right of the front-free endpaper; Boards are a cream color with the spine in blue and title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including nicks, wear to top and tail of spine and 1/4 inch close tear to front panel, bottom right; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (A powerful moving tale of ordinary men and women whose quiet lives hide the most unexpected things.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
16 Tara Road: A Novel
Binchy, Maeve New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Pubns Inc 1998 0385333951 / 9780385333955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Virginia Norey (Book Design) 
; 502 pages, First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a light mark to one page; Illustrated endpapers; Boards are red with a black spine and the title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including light wear to top and tail of spine; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, clear, removable mylar cover; . ('Tara Road' shows her understanding of the human heart in this tale of two women, one from Ireland, one from American, who switch lives and in doing so learn much about each other, as well as much about themselves.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

 
 
17 The Copper Beech
Binchy, Maeve New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Press 1992 0385307756 / 9780385307758 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 345 pages, First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Wine-colored endpapers; Deep-blue boards with white spine & title in metallic blue; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears & modest shelf & edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .(Carved on the trunk of the mighty copper beech that embraces the school yard in Shancarrig, are declarations of love, hope and identity - the youthful dreams of the children who played there. Now grown, yet shaped by their years in the schoolhouse, they lead different lives and this is about eight of these dreamers.) 
Price: 6.25 USD

 
18 The Auerbach Will
Birmingham, Stephen Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 1983 0316096466 / 9780316096461 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 430 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names. Not for resale neatly stamped to head of textblock (probably a review copy?). Boards are a light grey with a burgundy spine and title in gold. Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including some very small nicks. We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . A three-generation novel, "The Auerbach Will" tells an unforgettable story of interlocking family secrets, of which Essie Auerbach is chief custodian. As the novel opens on a family reunion in Essie's Park Avenue apartment, each member has his or her own plans. It is a story of persistence of love, treachery, betrayal, and greed that unfolds against a backdrop of wealth and power. 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
 
19 All for Love
Booth, Pat New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Publishers Inc 1993 0517584166 / 9780517584163 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 404 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Remainder mark to head of textblock. Boards are brownish-red with a purple spine & title in yellow. Dust-jacket is unfaded with no ters and modest shelf and edge wear. Wear is mainly to corners and to spine. .... (We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . Tari Jones has it all. A gifted medical student living in South Beach, Miami who discovers she has more to offer in life. Fictional story about choices she makes about life and love.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
20 The Gentle Infantryman
Boyd, William Young Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. St Martins Pr 1985 031232099X / 9780312320997 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; First Printing; 372 Pages; Textblock is tight, bright, and clean with no internal markings; Fore edge is rough trimmed. Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. Dust jacket has protected the book well and is unfaded, with edge nicks/small close tears, small mark to top right from former price label; We have placed it in a removable, protective mylar cover. This is a novel set in France and Germany during the last months of the second World War. 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
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