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On Pegasus He Rode

By: Blaker, Richard

Price: $35.00

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'--diff... 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 Eng... 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 ob... 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 ... View more info