Bright Feather

The Life and Times of Osceola. Historical fiction set in Florida during the Seminole War of 1832-42. 4.25 x 6.5 softcover with 498 pages. Bantam A866. Some mild creasing to spine, a bit of wear. Overall a clean copy.
  • Bright Feather
  • Robert Wilder
  • Bantam Books, 1950

The Red Dress

From Kirkus: "Having to do with cotton picking, corn growing and racial tension in Texas, this one also concerns itself with Aunt Dode and Uncle Deck, a simple farm couple, and their two daughters, Pearl and Belle. Pearl, wild, oversexed and avaricious, develops a hankering for other more exciting worlds, and as she goes about accomplishing this end, manages to pull everybody into her special type of whirlpool. POCKET BOOK #734. Pages are clean, no writing. Cover has very minimal wear. 244 pages.
  • The Red Dress
  • John Watson
  • Pocket Books, 1949

Problems, Puzzles and Brain Teasers

Anthology of puzzlers from Haldeman-Julius. 5 x 8.5 softcover with 29 pages. Covers show some wear to edges. Pages show usual browning.
  • Problems, Puzzles and Brain Teasers
  • E. Haldeman-Julius
  • Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1937

Subway Construction

Unusual trade reference for the construction of subway infrastructure. 4.5  x 7 inches with 47 pages; added material attached to rear endpaper - Bulletin 55 - materials for subway construction. Illustrated in black and white with diagrams. Cover wear and soil, corners bumped. Mild soil to pages, binding slightly loose.
  • New York Telephone Co., 1913

The Savage City

Ace D-178.  Historical novel of New York in 1741. From the cover: "A unique and startling novel of romance, blood and thunder." Very clean and crisp. Cover art by Lou Marchetti. 4.25 x 6.5 with 320 pages.
  • The Savage City
  • Jean Paradise
  • Ace Book, 1955


Berkley 334. From the cover: "The stroy of young, cynical Roy Higgins, his partner Allen White and Allen's beautiful and tempting wife, Linda, who drives Roy to love, to hate and to murder." Very clean and crisp copy. 4.25 x 6.5 inches with 160 pages.
  • Manhunt
  • Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Berkley Book, 1955

Storm Centre

Bantam Giant A1085. From the cover: "She brought madness and desire to a tropical outpost." Nice clean and crisp copy. Mitchell Hooks cover art. 4.25 x 6.5 inches with 308 pages.
  • Storm Centre
  • Robert Standish
  • Bantam Book, 1953

The Driven Flesh

From the cover: "They sowed the seeds of a blood-red harvest." 4.25 x 6.5 inches with 126 pages.  First Ace Book printing, #S-119 with a cover price of 25 cents. Very clean and crisp, almost unread.
  • The Driven Flesh
  • Lawrence Easton
  • Ace Books, 1955


Fourth printing. Light cover crease, biding solid and tight. This vintage paperback has a white spine with red and black lettering, and a color cover illustration of a girl in a disheveled dress, weeping. Mostly a clean copy; some soft creasing near spine edge; inner pages lightly browned, but clean; cover illustration bright. Subtitled "Teenage Hoodlums On the Loose," this book collects true stories of juvenile delinquency across the United States. 224 pages; approx. 4"x7".
  • William Bernard
  • Popular Library, 1952

Only Her Body for Sale

Newsstand Library #512. Book is in excellent condition, unread, crisp and square with browned pages. 128 pages, 4 x 6.5 inches. From the cover: "It hurt him to find her a whore, it hurt even more when he was quoted a price."
  • Only Her Body for Sale
  • Vince Del Rocco
  • Newsstand Library, 1960