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On Pegasus He Rode

By: Blaker, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Carrick & Evans: (c.1938)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8999

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [nice copy, mild shelfwear, very light water-spotting on top edge (interior not affected); jacket a bit worn at corners, some soiling/spotting on spine]. "In this unusual story of a man's struggle against his life-long desire to escape reality, [the author] has written a brilliant novel which adds to the stature of his already distinguished reputation as a writer of uncommon versatility. Major Kenneth Creswell--he was soon to drop the ' Major'--differed from most of us only in degree. His War record was brilliant but so was that of many others; he had great charm of manne... View more info

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Scabby Dichson

By: Blaker, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: (c.1928)

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 17653

Condition: Very Good-


(no dust jacket) [moderately worn copy, dust-soiling and age-toning to page edges, hinges a little weak but still fully intact, 1928 birthday gift inscription on half-title page; paper label on front cover is soiled but intact, but the corresponding spine label is a bit chipped, is peeling off a little at one corner, and has faded almost to the point of unreadability]. Novel about an English schoolboy, following him from early boyhood in India to later adolescence in England. According to a contemporary reviewer, the reader "is able to overlook the steady volley of English slang, the cut-... View more info

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Medal Without Bar

By: Blaker, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23985

Condition: Good+


(no dust jacket) [ex-rental library book with various stamps and a small label remnant on the ffep, minor bumping and light wear to extremities, moderate external soiling, a bit of wear along front joint]. A highly-regarded novel of the First World War, considered one of the first major works to be based on an author's personal combat experiences. Blaker (1893-1940), a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery during the war, was gassed while serving as a forward observer and never fully recovered. Although he turned out a dozen or so books in the 1920s and 1930s and even did a bit of sc... View more info

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The Jefferson Secret: A Mystery With Love and Without a Murder

By: Blaker, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19478

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[minimal wear to book, very slight bumping to lower extremities, vintage price sticker (from The White House) on rear pastedown; jacket a little darkened at spine, a few tiny edge-nicks]. "A Mystery with love and without a murder," revolving around a prodigal son's relationship with his steel magnate father, the secret formula for a new process that could revolutionize the manufacture of steel, and "several fascinating ladies," all concocted into "a swift, intricate plot in which chase and threat, pistol shots and sudden danger go hand in hand with romance." Uncommon,... View more info