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Beyond the Street

By: Calmer, Edgar [Ned]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: (c.1934)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23104

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [light wear to extremities, age-toning to edges of text block, silver spine lettering somewhat rubbed but still readable, attractive custom vintage bookplate (George L. Fox) on front pastedown, signature of one-time owner (Muriel Fox, Vassar) on ffep]. The first novel by this longtime journalist, set in a big New York City high school and emphasizing "its fecundity, the strangeness of its stories, the vast social strata from which its citizens are drawn." Critic Roger Austen likened the book to Anderson's "Winesburg, Ohio," and cites it for its sympathetic, &#... View more info

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Anglo-Saxon Israel, or Israel-Britain: An Explanation of the Origin, Function and Destiny of the Norse-Anglo-Celto-Saxon Race in the British Empire, U.S.A., Holland, Scandinavia and Iceland

By: Rutherford, Adam

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Published By the Author: 1939

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 23269

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [ex-library book with all attendant labels and markings (including date-due slip on ffep, "withdrawn" stamp on half-title page), front hinge cracked but holding, binding externally reinforced with clear tape, some pink highlighting in a couple of chapters; all plates (including several fold-outs) present and in excellent condition, as is the fold-out frontispiece map (although there is a tiny hole in it)]. (maps, diagrams, tables, plates, B&W photographs) In addition to the territory covered by that sweeping subtitlte, this, the Fourth Edition, incorporates "A Call... View more info

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Lizzie Borden: A Case Book of Family and Crime in the 1890s

By: Williams, Joyce G., J. Eric Smithburn, and M. Jeanne Peterson, eds.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington IN, T.I.S. Publications Division: (c.1980)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24093

ISBN: 0-89917-302-0

Condition: Very Good+


[light staining along bottom edge of front cover (inside and out), otherwise a nice clean copy with just minimal wear]. Trade PB (B&W photographs, diagrams) Following some brief introductory matter, including a chapter on "The Social Environment of the Crime," this volume primarily reprints contemporary news accounts and other documents related to the Borden murders, the trial of Lizzie Borden, and her life after the trial. Also includes a transcription of Assistant Marshal John Fleet's notes of his interviews with Lizzie, Bridget Sullivan, and John Morse, "the only known records ... View more info