Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card

Is it hard to buy a gift for that someone special? Then purchase a Gift Certificate?

 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Search

Click on Title to view full description

 
Dearly Beloved, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
321 Dearly Beloved
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean white cloth boards with gold lettering on denim-blue spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; no writing or marks. Dustjacket is quite clean, price clipped, with a 3/4 inch closed tear at bottom left edge of spine. 202 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Stated First Edition. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014275

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dearly Beloved, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
322 Dearly Beloved
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1962 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean ivory cloth boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers; "Christmas '59" written at top edge of half-title page. 202 pp. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel 1/3"), very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. 020785

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness, Lomax, Eric
323 The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness
Lomax, Eric
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1995 0393039102 / 9780393039108 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First American Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Blue boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 278 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a Scotsman who was taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore during World War II and was put to work on the infamous Burma-Siam railway, which cost the lives of 250,000 men. There he helped to build an illicit radio, so that the prisoners could follow the news of the war. He was caught and tortured. "This unforgettable book describes a life saved from final bitterness by an extraordinary will to remember and forgive." 024629

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I, Longstreet, Stephen
324 The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I
Longstreet, Stephen
New York/Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 365 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Aviation. 013754

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Beneath Another Sun, Lothar, Ernst
325 Beneath Another Sun
Lothar, Ernst
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. 420 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very tiny corner chips, short closed edge tears at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel about a Tyrolian man who has the stamina and courage to become a leader in the anti-Nazi movement after his family, friends and the girl he loves, and even he himself have all been shipped off to Czechoslovaki. 017645

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
326 The Story of Jodrell Bank
Lovell, Sir Bernard
New York/Evanston Harper & Row 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean, photographically illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight wear at base of spine, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Jodrell Bank, the world's largest radio telescope. 8vo. Space Exploration. 010574

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Great Shooting Stories, Ludlum, Stuart D. (Editor)
327 Great Shooting Stories
Ludlum, Stuart D. (Editor)
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper). Illustrated by Ted Placek. 303 pages. Attractive dust jacket has light edge wear and short closed edge tears, a few areas of browning at edges, price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eighteen true, information-packed tales of guns and marksmen, such as "Sniping" by Herbert W. McBride; "Marksmanship in World War II" by W. H. Depperman; "Gerard, the Lion-Slayer" by John Frost. 024078

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
American Vintage: The Rise of American Wine, Lukacs, Paul
328 American Vintage: The Rise of American Wine
Lukacs, Paul
Houghton Mifflin 2000 0395914787 / 9780395914786 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 370 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A well-researched and highly readable account of the history of wine in America, its introduction and vast improvement over the years, the dark days of prohibition, the defiant and persistent American growers who insisted that they could produce wines of the finest quality to compete with any in the world. 025884

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Godforsaken: Sea Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters, Lundy, Derek
329 Godforsaken: Sea Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters
Lundy, Derek
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books 1999 1565122291 / 9781565122291 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 272 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hair-raising account of the world's most demanding and dangerous sailing race: around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. This is the story of the 1996-1997 Vendee Globe, a grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe in the most dangerous of all waters, the Southern Ocean. 027230

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
330 Accidental Journey: A Cambridge Internee's Memoir of World War II
Lynton, Mark
Woodstock, NY The Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-577-5 / 9780879515775 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007644

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
331 Accidental Journey: A Cambridge Internee's Memoir of World War II
Lynton, Mark
Woodstock, NY The Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-577-5 / 9780879515775 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean orange/brown boards with darker brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 267 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 007994

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J. J.
332 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J. J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean brown boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, clean purple spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading, or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers, with small previous owner label (return address label) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 237 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears, very small spot of browning from sticker (carefully removed) at lower corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True crime story of the handsome George Manolesco, son of an impoverished ex-army officer who fled his native Rumania in the 1880's. Duringthe twenty years of his heyday he stole nearly ten million dollars (most of it in jewels), lived in outrageous luxury in the world's watering places, consorted with royalty and masqueraded for years as a prince, was the lover of scores of wealthy and highborn women (and husband to to two of them). 017519

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Rest They Need, Lyons, Herbert
333 The Rest They Need
Lyons, Herbert
New York Dial Press 1950 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with clean unfaded red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 375 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A major novel about Americans at work - about those who work in the world-in-itself that Americans call "The Office" - a world with its own morality, its own complex system of government, its own code of honor. 025168

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
334 With the Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Narrative of the First Voyage to the Western World
Mac Kie, Charles Paul
Chicago A.C. McClurg 1891 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
371 pgs. VG+ Clean dark blue cloth boards with white lettering and illustration of ship on cover. Spine has gold lettering and gold ship. Gilt top edges. Deckled page edges.Binding tight & square, no cracking, no lean. Ink stamp of Chicago book store on front free endpaper. Beautiful page decorations at start of each chapter. Pages are clean. A little wear at corners, and at top and bottom edges of spine. A clean, solid book. 003166

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, MacGregor, Neil
335 Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
MacGregor, Neil
New York Viking 2012 0670026344 / 9780670026340 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine new condition. Very clean white boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight, page and edges are clean and bright, clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 320 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fine, collectible first edition. 026209

Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Prelude to Terror, MacInnes, Helen
336 Prelude to Terror
MacInnes, Helen
New York/London Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1978 0-15-173926-9 / 9780151739264 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean dark blue boards(a few tiny spots to front board) with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 368 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A riveting suspense centering on the world of fine art collecting with the action taking place in Vienna. 012900

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Biggs: The World's Most Wanted Man, Mackenzie, Colin
337 Biggs: The World's Most Wanted Man
Mackenzie, Colin
New York William Morrow 1975 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean unfaded green boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no names, writing or bookplates. 324 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Ronald Biggs--one of the convicted criminals in "The Great Train Robbery" who escaped from prison and became a fugitive from Interpol. 6" 8-1/2". True Crime. 016970

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dr. Benes, Mackenzie, Compton
338 Dr. Benes
Mackenzie, Compton
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 15 plates in color, 66 black and white illustrations in photogravure. 356 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (not exceeding 1/4"), 2" closed tear at base of front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Dr. Benes, who after the temporary triumph of his implacable enemy, Adolf Hitler, resigned in October 1938, went into voluntary exile, but set forth to fight for the restoration of the rights of his nation. 021253

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Force 10 from Navarone, MacLean, Alistair
339 Force 10 from Navarone
MacLean, Alistair
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Slight hint of surface wear to corners. Clean, crisp, bright red endpapers. Pages and edges are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 274 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped and is clean and bright with slight hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Very minor shallow chipping to top of spine. Black and white photo and short biography of author on rear flap. Jacket design by Norman Weaver. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Fiction. 014349

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass, MacLean, Natalie
340 Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass
MacLean, Natalie
New York Bloomsbury 2006 1582346488 / 9781582346489 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging and informative read on the world of wine -- peppered with humor and fun. 025060

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
<< Skip 10  < PREV  11 12 13 14 15 16   17  18 19 20  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. Images and book descriptions cannot be used on other websites.  If you need an image for a blog or any other reason,  please email [email protected] to ask permission to use copyrighted information with credit to photographer and owners of the website.  All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie