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Edition: Book Club Edition
Publisher: Delacorte Press., New York.
Date published: 1991
Description: Lebbad, James (Jacket design by). Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket had been protected. Front free end paper has upper corner torn away. Discard from small NH library. Black paper over boards. 182 p. Audience: General/trade. Mystery fiction series, 10th Brady Coyne tale, this time set on Cape Cod and in Montana, where the trout fishing can be distracting. Coyne goes to meet his friend, a retired professional big game hunter and client, on the Cape, and robbers bind and gag him, ... Read More
Edition: Likely book club
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company., Indianapolis.
Date published: 1945
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Tight, clean; bottom edges bumps, some fraying. A few small cover stains. Same to right page block. Red cloth over boards. Shades of brown checkered end papers. Gold peacock on cover in outlaine. Green spine title box, gold titles. 348p.; 21 cm. Historical Novel: A powerful story of conflict over land in Mexico with classic Hobart styling involving the haves and have-nots. Set in the era of Mexico's Centennial, 1925. Read More
Edition: First edition, stated
Publisher: Brown and Bigelow., Saint Paul.
Date published: 1948
Description: Seward, V A (Maps by). Very good. No dust jacket. Tooled padded leather cover with corner and edge wear. Former owner's name gold embossed, front cover: H. J. Healy. "Bound in Handcrafted Mission Leather". 3 page blocks: gilt. 304 p. 26 cm. Color and B&W photos, Grayscale maps. Travel photos and personal observations: Alaska; Canada; Northeastern States; North Central States; Northwestern States; Southwestern States; South Central States; Southeastern States; Greater Antilles; Mexico; Central ... Read More
Edition: 3rd Cardinal printing in 1951
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: A Cardinal Edition / Pocket Books by arr. w/ Doubleday & Co., New York.
Date published: 1951
Description: Schmidt, Al (Cover illustration by), and Maxwell, John Alan (Title page & section intro. B&W art by). Very good. Minor wear; tightly bound. Age-toning. 516 p. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Yellow page block edges. Historical fiction subtitled, "He ravaged the Caribbean for treasure! " Complete and Unabridged. In four book sections: Wyvern Segreant (publisher spelling error? , "Sergeant"; An Admiral of the Coast; The King's Admiral; The Gratitude of Princes. Setting, mid-17th century. Read More
Edition: Builders' Edition;
Publisher: Historical Publishing Company., Washington DC.
Date published: 1915
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Interior VG, front cover leather completely separated but present and repairable; chips at spine ends; corner bumps; prior owner name penciled. xi, 5-543 p. 29 cm. B&W sepia-toned photos, off white quality paper; Illustrations, Maps, Portraits, Plates. Some color. Marbled endpapers. Gilt titles, edges; Frontispiece: "From Sea to Sea" painted by Henry Reuterdahl for this history, an artistic rendition in color, "The SS Ancon passing through the ... Read More