Since 2001, The Dusty Bookshelf has been selling books online through the sites Amazon, Abebooks, Alibris, and Bookzangle. In our online inventory, you will find treasures including secondhand and rare books dating back to the late 18th century and nearly new books published in 2010. Take a look, and you'll be amazed when you find a hardcover signed by Frank Herbert or a book on the history of Lawrence from the early 1900s.
We accept orders through Amazon, Abebooks, Alibris, and Bookzangle, but we also encourage you to order directly through us. If you find a book you cannot put out of your mind, contact us about buying it.
We're constantly adding books to our online inventory, so check back frequently to search the new titles for sale.
Written by Stephen King
Published by Viking, New York, 1994.
Signed by author. Hardcover. Very good condition. Clean interior except for author's signature on half title page. Protected in Brodart cover. Boards and jacket bumped and shelf worn on corners, edges, and spine ends.
Please contact us if you are interested in this copy of Insomnia.
Written by A. Croxton Smith
Published by Adam and Charles Black, London, 1906.
Hard cover. Good condition. Clean interior except for previous owner's name in pencil on front free end paper. Page 89 and illustrations are neatly detached, but present. Binding shaken. Pages tanned, but illustrations remain bright and colorful. Top edge gilt, faded. Mustard cloth boards with dog on front board and spine. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges, and spine ends. Rubbing to back board.
Please contact us if you are interested in this copy of British Dogs at Work.
Written by Hans Andersen
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London.
Circa 1920s. Text clean. 12 tipped in color illustrations with guard pages. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout, many are full page. 197 pages. Yellow end papers decorated with white stylized heart and angels. Several small spots on text end. Hinge showing on pg 104. Boards are green silk moire with gilt text and decorations on front and spine. Silk on front cover faded. Boards bumped at spine ends and corners slightly rubbed.
Please contact us if you are interested in this copy of Fairy Tales.
Written by Alfred Kreymborg
Published by John Marshall Co.
Ltd, New York, 1916.
SIGNED by Author: "For Mrs. Robert Mayor, From Alfred Kreymborg, Fraternally, 2/27/21" on front free endpage. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Decorative boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Tanning to spine and boards with light chipping to spine ends and heavy rubbing to corners.
Please contact us if you are interested in this copy of Mushrooms: A Book of Free Formse.
Published by Belmont Books, New Yrok, 1963.
Soft cover. Very good condition. Clean interior. Binding tight. Pages lightly tanned. Wraps lightly bumped and shelf worn at cover, edges, and spine ends.
Please contact us if you are interested in this copy of Rare Science Fiction.
Written by Alfred Hitchcock
Published by Collins, London
Hard cover. Good condition. Clean interior except for previous owner's name on front paste down end paper. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Spine cooked. Pages lightly tanned. Boards bumped at corners, edges, and spine ends. Three different books sold separately.
Price: The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure, $35.00; The Mystery of the Silver Spider, $48.00; The Mystery of the Coughing Dragon, $20.00; The Mystery of the Nervous Lion (bottom book) has been sold.
Please contact us if you are interested in these copies of the Alfred Hitcock Mysteries.
Written by Sara W. M. Fallon
Published by George
Allen, London, 1899.
All of the prints from A-Z are present. There are some age spots but no marks. Binding is exposed but is still attached by the strong original binding tape in two places. Boards have some light rubbing or scratches but are in excellent shape for their age. 1.25" closed tear to front illustration. Wear to edges, corners, and spine ends.
Please contact us if you are interested in this copy of Animal-Alphabet Book.