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PERIL AT END HOUSE

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: MODERN AGE BOOKS: 1938

Seller ID: RWARE0000009843

Condition: Good


Small crease and chip to top part of cover, o/w in great condition, no unde rlining,not an ex-lib. View more info

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ARMADALE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046655

ISBN: 0140434119

Condition: Good


British author whose writings paved the way for suspense and detective fict ion. Collins' pen also produced insightful observations on various social i ssues of his times including the condition of women. View more info

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000047766

ISBN: 1593082800

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Novel by Wilkie Collins, published serially in All the Year Round (November 1859-July 1860) and in book form in 1860. Noted for its suspenseful plot and unique characterization, the successful novel brought Collins great fame; he adapted it into a play in 1871. This dramatic tale, inspired by an actual criminal case, is told through multiple narrators. Frederick Fairlie, a wealthy hypochondriac, hires virtuous Walter Hartright to tutor his beautiful n... View more info

THE ROVER

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: ¥20,000.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co: 1923

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000010972

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A tight clean copy, of this first American edition, protected in a new brod art wrapper, no chips or tears to dustwrapper, not price clipped, or any ma rkings throughout, pages all clean and bright. View more info

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THE HIDDEN FORCE

By: Couperus, Louis

Price: ¥2,400.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000012651

ISBN: 0870237152

Condition: Fine


A tight clean copy. View more info

MOLL FLANDERS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000046164

ISBN: 0192815709

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. First published in 1722, MOLL FLANDERS is called the first social novel in English. It is the tale of the unfortunate Moll Flanders, forced into a life of prostitution and crime until fate bestows fortune upon her. Racy, ironic, rich in realistic sociological detail, it is also a tale of romance, with Moll in quest of a familial paradise where she can reside at its charmed center. View more info

ROXANA: THE FORTUNATE MISTRESS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000046147

ISBN: 0192824597

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past. This edition uses the rare first edition text, w... View more info

THE PARADISE MYSTERY

By: Fletcher, J.S.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publ: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000031948

ISBN: 1499256582

Condition: Like New


J.S. Fletcher was a British author who wrote over 200 books, and though he wrote on many subjects, his most famous works were in the genre of detectiv e fiction. For that reason, he has long been considered one of the best in the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction" View more info

THE GOLD OF THEIR BODIES

By: Gorham, Charles

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000009967

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


A highly collectible first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper,one small chip to DJ,o/w in very good condition. View more info

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AGAINST THE GRAIN

By: Huysmans, J.-K

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2019

Seller ID: RWARE0000047760

ISBN: 0486221903

Condition: Good


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THE LOTUS AND THE WIND

By: Masters, John

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1959

Seller ID: RWARE0000016286

Condition: Very Good


Penguin No. 1166. Robin Savage is forced to clear his name through service in 'The Great Game' on the North West Frontier. His primary task is to discover the reasons for a murder which seems to have some connection with Russian ambitions in the area. View more info

PAMELA: OR, VIRTUE REWARDED

By: Richardson, Samuel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000046109

ISBN: 0140431403

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "I cannot be patient, I cannot be passive, when my virtue is in danger." Fifteen-year-old Pamela Andrews, alone and unprotected, is relentlessly pur sued by her dead mistress's son. Although she is attracted to young Mr B., she holds out against his demands and threats of abduction and rape, determ ined to defend her virginity and abide by her own moral standards. Psycholo gically acute in its investigations of sex, freedom and power, Richard... View more info

IVANHOE

By: Scott, Walter

Price: ¥5,900.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000009674

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited Edition, bound in red leather wit h gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

CANCER WARD

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000009681

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in red leath er with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spine ; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Price: ¥8,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009714

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. View more info

THE WINTER OF OUR DISCOUNT

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: ¥9,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000009684

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker. View more info

CANNERY ROW

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: ¥7,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009721

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in maroon le ather with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on sp ine; gilt page edges; and a ribbon placemarker. View more info

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TREASURE ISLAND

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Peninsula Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000019303

ISBN: 1883684072

Condition: Near Fine /No DJ as Issued


This is a crisp and clean hardcover, no dustjacket as issued in this limite d edition # 0215 out of a printing of 2,000. Climb aboard for the swashbuckling adventure of a lifetime. Treasure Islandhas enthralled (and caused slight seasickness) for decades. The names Long John Silver and Jim Hawkins are destined to remain pieces of folklore for as long as children want to read Robert Louis Stevenson's most famous book. With it's dastardly plot and motley crew of rogues and villains, it seems unlikely that children will ever say no to this timeless classic. View more info

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UNCLE TOM'S CABIN: OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Signet Classics: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000025954

ISBN: 0451521226

Condition: Good


The scenes of this story, as its title indicates, lie among a race hitherto ignored by the associations of polite and refined society; an exotic race, whose ancestors, horn beneath a tropic son, brought with them, and perpeto ated to their descendants, a character so essentially unlike the hard and d ominant A nglo-S axon race, as for many years to have won from it only misu nderstanding and contempt. View more info

VANITY FAIR

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009713

Condition: Fine


A highly collectible Easton Press Limited First Edition, bound in blue leat her with gold gilt pattern to front and back boards, and gilt print on spin e; gilt page edges; bound-in ribbon placemarker.Illustrated with 200 drawin gs by the author from the first edition and with an introduction by John T. Winterich. View more info