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Il Piccolo Santo (Century Modern Language Series)

By: "Bracco, Roberto"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, ©1929

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 77T012

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Opens flat, faded gilt spine lettering & slight page yellowing, light age soil to exterior, occasional fingerprints on pages, square. Softened spine ends and rubbed corners. Green cloth. 1909 Italian social drama with critical notes, bibliography, and vocabulary (Italian to English). Text in Italian." View more info

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Emma's Secret

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, ©2004

Seller ID: 98A003

ISBN: 1559277963

Condition: GOOD


"Abridged, 5CDS, 6 hours. Read by: Kate Burton. Sequel to A Woman of Substance. Box is tight and clean." View more info

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Women in His Life

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345345738

ISBN: 0345345738

Condition: GOOD


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Emma's Secret (Harte Family Saga)

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312985738

ISBN: 0312985738

Condition: GOOD


Paula O'Neil has inherited her grandmother Emma Harte's dream for success-a magnificent business empire in London shared by Paula's daughters, Linnet and Tessa. Yet their future is far less secure than any woman imagines. For beneath the dazzling surface, flares a rivalry and discontent that leave them vulnerable to the dreams of others. Into the fray arrives enigmatic American fashion designer Evan Hughes seeking employment. But her interest in the Harte dynasty is ... View more info

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The Heir

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312354688

ISBN: 0312354681

Condition: GOOD


The Deravenels: Their business empire is worth billions, their influence stretches across the globe. And Edward, the dashing and charismatic chosen son, is the king of his company at last. He has survived harrowing years of betrayal, threats from ruthless enemies, and countless lovers--his demanding wife among them. But the most dramatic event of Edward's life is still to come... A worthy heir is needed to keep the Deravenel dynasty alive. But for this family, trag... View more info

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Remember

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345379368

ISBN: 0345379365

Condition: GOOD


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Three Weeks in Paris

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780440237303

ISBN: 0440237300

Condition: GOOD


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"Narrative Form in History & Fiction: Hume, Fielding & Gibbon"

By: "Braudy, Leo"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", 1970

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 04T005

Condition: VERY GOOD/ Good


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Slight age shading to top edge. Aqua cloth with black and pink lettering. Dust Jacket is intact and unclipped but age soiled with small rips (tape repaired on inside) along top edge. ""during the 18th century the novel as we now know it emerged from an indistinct past of romance and fictionalized versions of journals, travel chronicles, and biographies. To achieve this direction and dynamic of its own, it drew continuing s... View more info

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Wake of the Green Storm: A Survivor's Tale

By: "Bree, Marlin"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Marlor Press:

Seller ID: 9781892147042

ISBN: 1892147041

Condition: GOOD


On July 4, 1999, Marlin Bree was caught in the storm of the century that ripped through the boundary waters of Minnesota and across the Canadian north shores of Lake Superior. Winds on the lake were clocked at 100 miles per hour in a gale that many dubbed the "green storm" because of the unusual color of the sky. Although Bree's treasured wooden sailboat was damaged, he continued in pursuit of his goal of sailing the largest freshwater island archipelago in the world. In... View more info

La vie de mon pere

By: "Bretonne, Retif de la"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1970

Edition: (1981 reprint)

Seller ID: 6-8T001

ISBN: 2705001808

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, light age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior, light rubbing to cover edges, square. Faded spine a few light surface creases to covers, 1/8"" rip on side edge of back cover. 310 pages French text including 13 illustrations, Introduction, Variantes, Notes & Glossaire. ""According to 1911 Britannica, Rétif de la Bretonne undoubtedly holds a remarkable place in French literature. He was inordinately vain, and of extremely relaxed mora... View more info

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The Brief History of the Dead

By: "Brockmeier, Kevin"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400095957

ISBN: 1400095956

Condition: very good


From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between. The City is inhabited by those who have departed Earth but are still remembered by the living. They will reside in this afterlife until they are completely forgotten. But the City is shrinking, and the residents clearing out. Some of the holdouts, like Luka Sims, who produces the City's only newspaper, are wonder... View more info

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Letters from Skye: A Novel

By: "Brockmole, Jessica"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345542625

ISBN: 0345542622

Condition: GOOD


A sweeping story told in letters, spanning two continents and two world wars, Jessica Brockmole's atmospheric debut novel captures the indelible ways that people fall in love, and celebrates the power of the written word to stir the heart. March 1912: Twenty-four-year-old Elspeth Dunn, a published poet, has never seen the world beyond her home on Scotland's remote Isle of Skye. So she is astonished when her first fan letter arrives, from a college student, David Gra... View more info

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People of the Book: A Novel

By: "Brooks, Geraldine"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143115007

ISBN: 0143115006

Condition: GOOD


The "complex and moving"("The New Yorker") novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war Inspired by a true story, "People of the Book" is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author. Called "a tour de force"by the "San Francisco Chronicle," this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a beau... View more info

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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

By: "Brooks, Geraldine"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780142001431

ISBN: 0142001430

Condition: GOOD


When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer. Through Anna's eyes we follow the story of the fateful year of 1666, as she and her fellow villagers confront the spread of disease and superstition. As death reaches into every household and villagers turn from prayers to murderous witch-hunting, Anna must find the strength to confront the disintegration of her communi... View more info

Mr. Jolly's Hotel for Dogs

By: "Brown, Beth (Raymond De Sanctis, illus.)"

Price: $32.95

Publisher: NY, (Undated)

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NT015

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Fair DJ


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, square. Softening to bottom of spine. Writing on first free page which indicates this copy belonged to the author and has her name and address stamp. DJ is present but is price clipped, creased, dirty, worn and ripped on edges, ripped on spine hinge @ 2"", and missing @1.5"" of top of back. Photo of author on back would indicate printing in the 1930s. ""this is the story of Joseph J. Jolly, the old post... View more info

Consider the Lily

By: "Buchan, Elizabeth"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pan Books:

Seller ID: 9780330339919

ISBN: 0330339915

Condition: GOOD


Elizabeth Buchan garnered both praise and a loyal readership with the bestselling "Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman" and "The Good Wife Strikes Back." Now her many new fans can discover one of her beloved early novels. It is the summer of 1929. The Hinton Dysart estate is dying from lack of money, and Kit Dysart, the heir, sees no way out. Then, at his sister s wedding, he meets the vibrant Daisy Chudleigh and her cousin, the heiress Matty Verrall. In love with Daisy... View more info

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Thank You for Smoking

By: "Buckley, Christopher"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060976620

ISBN: 0060976624

Condition: GOOD


Nick Naylor likes his job. In the neo-puritanical nineties, it' s a challenge to defend the rights of smokers and a privilege to promote their liberty. Sure, it hurts a little when you' re compared to Nazi war criminals, but Nick says he' s just doing what it takes to pay the mortgage and put his son through Washington' s elite private school St. Euthanasius. He can handle the pressure from the antismoking zealots, but he is less certain about his new boss, BR, who quest... View more info

French Short Stories

By: "Buffum, Douglas Labaree"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, 1927

Seller ID: 78T002

Condition: GOOD


"Ex library with expected markings. Tight with clean interior but spine ends and exterior corners are worn through, blue cloth cover is faded and first free page is ripped where pocket was removed. Text in French with stories by: Merimee, Maupassant, Daudet, Balzac, Coppee, Abut, Gautier, Theuriet, Zola & Mussett" View more info

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"A Dead Man in Deptford (Burgess, Anthony)"

By: "Burgess, Anthony"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9780786703210

ISBN: 0786703210

Condition: GOOD


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One Hand Clapping: A Novel

By: "Burgess, Anthony"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9780786706310

ISBN: 0786706317

Condition: GOOD


With film rights acquired by Francis Ford Coppola, this comic novel of instant riches is back in stock. From the author of A Clockwork Orange, One Hand Clapping is a comedy of game shows and greed, high stakes and the high life. The tragi-comedy of used car salesman Howard Shirley, his photographic brain, and the modern world's trivia and trivialities makes for vintage Burgessat once hilarious and provocative. Witty and shrewdly joyful.The New York Times Book Review A fu... View more info