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John K. King Used & Rare Books

John K. King Used & Rare Books

901 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226 USA (313) 961-0622
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Michigan's largest used & rare bookstore, named one of the top bookstores in the country by USA Today, The Washington Post, etc. We have over 750,000 used & rare books in stock, and we've been in business since 1965. John King Used & Rare Books is a name you can trust.

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The Sorceress of Attu

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Mardigan Library: U of Michigan Dearborn: (Dearborn, MI) Date published: (1994)

Description: Author's portrait, 8.5 x 5.5", pict wraps, 57pp, covers a little rubbed and spotted else a nice copy. A friend of Mark Twain's; story about Alaska. Read More

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Poems for Children more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Publ. by Author: np Date published: 1975

Description: Illus. by Elise W. McCartney, 10.75 x 8", pict stapled wraps, (24)pp, covers a little rubbed and soiled, front cover sunned at top, front cover has an old price sticker, pp nice. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Read More

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Smoke Over Sikanaska more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Harlequin Books: Winnipeg, AB Date published: (1959)

Description: 6.75 x 4.25", pict wraps, 191pp, spine cocked, covers quite worn and creased, pp toned. First Harlequin Edition. SCARCE. Harlequin 455. Read More

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The Plague Court Murders: a Chief Inspector Masters Mystery

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$15.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Avon Books: NY Date published: (1934)

Description: 6.5 x 4.5", pict wraps, 312pp, covers rubbed, plastic coating delaminating, spine creased, ink name of former owner on front blank, hinges loose, pp toned; a rather well used copy. Read More

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The Nymphets

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Lancer Books: NY Date published: (1963)

Description: 7 x 4.25", pict wraps, 176pp, covers a bit rubbed and darkened, contents heavily browned in margins with some corner chipping to first few pp. SCARCE title, "Vivid, unrestrained stories to explore the heights and depths of the LOLITA relationship." Read More

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These Blooming Herbs, a Book of Aromatic Gossip

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Orange Art Miniature: (Woodstock, CT) Date published: (1993)

Description: 4.5 x 3", stapled wraps, (16)pp, a very small mark (from printer? ) on copyright page else a nice, clean, fresh copy. Cute little (but sometimes biting) poems about garden herbs. Reprint of 1940 edition. Read More

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Emotions, a Book of Vignettes

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$18.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harlo: Detroit, MI Date published: (1988)

Description: 8.5 x 5.75", white cloth, 62pp, covers a bit rubbed, bottom edges of covers and spine worn, bumped and lightly discolored, hinges loose else a nice copy in a rubbed, soiled and edge-worn dustjacket. Second printing, but INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ERNEST TANKS JR. 4/14/91. Detroit African-American author. Read More

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The Unified Field Theory Poems, the Secret of the Universe-With Humor

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$18.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Dorrance & Co. : Philadelphia Date published: (1975)

Description: 8.5 x 5.75", cloth-like boards, 64pp, very minor rubbing else a nice copy in an edge-worn, toned dustjacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. Poetry on Physics and Mathematics...so what rhymes with "circumference"? Read More

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Fun to Cook Book more books like this

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$18.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: (Carnation Foods) Date published: nd

Description: Illus., 8 x 6", plastic-comb bound pict boards, 48pp, covers rubbed, ink inscription from former owner inside front cover, ink word at top of first page, some staining on a few pp in the middle else a decent copy-better than one usually finds, with the SCARCE plastic comb spine. Read More

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The Fables of Phonecius more books like this

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$18.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Ann Arbor Book Co. : Ann Arbor, MI Date published: 1978

Description: 8.75 x 5.75", blue cloth, 223pp, covers a bit rubbed, extremities bumped, hinges loose, foredge of textblock a bit speckled else a nice copy in a rubbed, edge-worn dustjacket with an old paper sticker on front panel. Adult stories. Read More

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"the Great C", a Novelette in Cosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy Vol. 1 No. 1 September 1953 more books like this

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$18.00

Publisher: Star Publishing: NY Date published: 1953

Description: Illus., 7.25 x 5.25", 128pp, covers lightly rubbed with some foredge bumps, ink writing on back cover, spine creased, pp toned, but still a nice copy with a great cover showing astronauts raising an American flag on the moon (like that would ever happen! ). Also includes: "The Troublemakers" by Poul Anderson, "The Curse" by Arthur C. Clarke, "The Fiends in the Bedroom" by John Jakes, etc. Read More

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"Conclusion of the Railroad Earth", a Short Story in Evergreen Review Vol. 4 No. 11 January-February 1960

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Grove Press: NY Date published: 1960

Description: Illus., photos; ads, 8 x 5.25", pict wraps, 196pp, covers lightly rubbed with light extremity wear, but still a nice, clean copy; whole issue present. Also includes William S. Burroughs (Deposition: Testimony Concerning a Sickness"), Allen Ginsberg ("Sather Gate Illumination"), Jean-Paul Sartre (The Theater-an Interview"), etc. Read More

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"the King of the Elves", a Short Story in Beyond Fantasy Fiction Vol. 1 No. 2 September 1953 more books like this

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Galaxy Publ. Co. : NY Date published: 1953

Description: Illus., 7.25 x 5.25", pict wraps, 160pp, covers with some edge wear, ink "A" on rear cover, staple marks near spine on front cover, spine lightly creased, pp toned but clean; whole issue present. Also includes: Robert Bloch, Theodore Sturgeon, Isaac Asimov ("Kid Stuff") etc. Read More

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Thru Every Window! a Collection of New Poems...

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: The William-Frederick Press: NY Date published: 1950

Description: 8.25 x 5.5", printed wraps, 31pp, covers lightly worn, soiled and unevenly sunned, ink names of former owners at top of title page else a nice, clean copy of this SCARCE title. Read More

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Understood Betsey ` more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: NY ` Date published: (1941) `

Description: Color frontis, 7.75 x 5.25", red cloth, 271pp, covers a little rubbed, extremities bumped and fraying, hinges loose, pp toned, in a rubbed, edge-worn, spotted dustjacket. Reprint. ` Read More

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Phil's Hero Or a Street Arab's Resolve more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Musson Book Co. : Toronto Date published: nd

Description: Illus. by Oscar Wilson, 7.25 x 4.75", pict red cloth, 248pp, covers quite worn with some water staining to bottom edges, extremities bumped and fraying, spine ends torn, hinges loose, some waterstaining to bottoms of first couple pp, old ink inscription from former owner on front fly, pp toned with some finger soiling. SWAF. But, still, a fairly SCARCE title. Read More

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God's Little Acre used book

God's Little Acre more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Books: NY Date published: (1946)

Description: 7 x 4", pict wraps, 183pp + Appendix, covers rubbed and beginning to delaminate at vertical creases, extremities worn, hinges loose, old cello tape marks inside covers (from plain brown wrapper? ), ink name of former owner on front blank, pp toned. SWAF. FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Read More

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Sunspots and Other Poems / Resolana

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$24.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: agoodstory. com Books: (Kearney, NE) Date published: (2001)

Description: 8.25 x 5.25", glossy pict wraps, 219pp, a nice, clean, fresh copy. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED "Mariela" BY THE AUTHOR. Read More

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A Brick for Mister Jones

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$30.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np (Detroit? ) Date published: 1975

Description: 7.75 x 5", pict wraps, 217pp, covers a bit rubbed with some soiling, contents toned, with "Shine of the Black Madonna Book Store" inkstamp on last page. Moore was a prisoner at a Southern Michigan Prison (Jackson). Read More

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Reflections, on the Nature of the World and Man, Life's Values and Its Destiny more books like this

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$30.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William B. Eerdmans: Grand Rapids, MI Date published: (1963)

Description: Illus. by author, 9 x 6", boards, 190pp, covers a little rubbed, extremities worn, hinges loose else a nice copy in a rubbed and soiled dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, BOLDLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, WITH ORIGINAL COLORED DRAWING OF A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS. Read More

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Poems and Stories more books like this

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$30.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: Boston Date published: 1994

Description: Illus. by Pauline Baynes, 9 x 6", blue cloth-like boards, 342pp, covers with minor edge rubbing, hinges loose, minor water staining to bottom of spine cover, top corners bumped else a nice, clean copy in a lightly rubbed dustjacket with some water staining to bottom of spine. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Read More

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Zenith Rising used book

Zenith Rising more books like this

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$30.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: PublishAmerica: Baltimore, MD Date published: (2008)

Description: 9 x 6", glossy pict wraps, 229pp + ads, covers a little rubbed, extremities a little worn, but still a nice copy of the FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Grosse Pointe Farms and Traverse City writer. Read More

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Noble Five Hundred Limericks, Being a Partial Compilation, Never Heretofore Published...

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$30.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Vantage Press: NY Date published: (1967)

Description: 8.25 x 5.5", cloth-like boards, 126pp, covers a little extremity-worn, hinges loose, eps unevenly toned else a nice copy in a lightly rubbed, price-clipped and toned dustjacket. "A Lustful young lady named Frenum..." Read More

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What Did It Mean? used book

What Did It Mean? more books like this

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$30.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: London Date published: (1954)

Description: 7.5 x 5", red cloth, 320pp, covers rubbed and waterstained, extremities bumped, spine creased, hinges loose, eps spotted, pp toned, in a worn, edge-torn and chipped dustjacket. Poor copy, but with the elusive dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Read More

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The Air-Conditioned Nightmare used book

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare more books like this

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$30.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Avon: NY Date published: (1945)

Description: 7 x 4.25", wraps, 255pp, covers lightly rubbed, spine sunned and creased, pp toned else a nice, clean copy of the 1961 FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION. Read More

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