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Argos Book Shop

Argos Book Shop

1405 Robinson Road, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 USA 616-454-0111

For 39 years, Argos Book Shop's been located in the heart of Grand Rapid's historic Eastown neighborhood, corner of Lake Drive & Robinson. Founded by Ray Walsh, Argos was bought in 2006, by 20 year Argos employee James Bleeker who is honored to continue the proud Argos tradition. Argos is a 2,000 square feet book shop in a beautiful old building filled with over 70,000 hardcover and paperback books and 30,000 comic books. Our stock ranges from affordable paperbacks to rare and collectible vintage treasures.

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Caleb's Luck

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Credle, Ellis. Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Grosset & Dunlap, New york, 1937, Hardcover no jacket, good. green boards, with full paste-on, paste-on illustration is a farm boy in overalls hefting a pick axe. He's in a landscape looking down at a small town. Back cover is landscape only. well worn, Story involves what a boy does with some Garnets. Decorated endpapers. heavy corner damage. edge damage. 1" tear at bottom edge goes through almost all pages. Nice art.

$19.95

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The Prisoner of Sex used book

The Prisoner of Sex

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$19.95

Edition: First Print
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Little, Brown, New York
Date published: 1971

Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 197`1, Stated first edition, hardcover with dustjacket, VG/VG, LCCN 70-157475. Green boards with gilt title on spine, minor wear, dustjacket price clipped, surface wear, edgewear, heavy edgewear at top and bottom of spine. 234 page, plus 4 page reference section. 8vo. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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My Lady Nicotine and Better Dead used book

My Lady Nicotine and Better Dead

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$24.95

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, New York and Boston

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Thomas Y. Crowell, Year of publication not stated, likely early 20th century, hardcover no dustjacket, Green cloth-covered boards, Gilt floral emblem on front cover, blindstamped bprders. Gilt title and different gilt floral emblem on spine. Black and red ink on title page, engraved frontispiece is portrait of Barrie, tissue paper between frontispiece and title page. Authors essays on the evils of tobacco, smoking, cigars, etc. etc. Barries is author ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Roland Barthes: a Biography used book

Roland Barthes: a Biography

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$12.52

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.
Date published: 1995
ISBN-13: 9780253349873
ISBN: 0253349877

Description: Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1995, hardcover with dustjacket, Fine/Very Good, Book is fine, blck boards, very clean, and tight, black endpapers, DJ is Very Good, minimal surface wear, couple scratches to the back. 290 pages, 8vo, index. Academic study of the famous European Intellectual. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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The Almanac of American Politics 2000 used book

The Almanac of American Politics 2000

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$12.52

Edition: 2000 edition
Binding: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, Toronto, ON, Canada
Date published: 1999
ISBN-13: 9780812931945
ISBN: 0812931947

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1999, Large, thick trade paper back, Very Good condition, minor wear to wraps, Isbn number on copyright page highlighted in yellow. 8vo, 1, 874 pages! Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Argos Book Shop, MI, USA

Cast a Cold Eye used book

Cast a Cold Eye

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$61.31

Edition: Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Dark Harvest, Niles, Illinois
Date published: 1984
ISBN-13: 9780913165027
ISBN: 0913165026

Description: Bauman, Jill. Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1984, first edition in slipcase, SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, limited to 200 signed and numbered copies of which this is number 172. Hardcover with dustjacket, fine/fine, Green cloth-covered baords, gilt title and gilt initials A.R. on front, gray endpapers, signatures on special limitation page on green paper. Horror/ ghost storytakes place in Ireland, where American writer Jack Quinlan is researching the potato famine. 8vo, 239 ... Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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A Party of Baccarat used book

A Party of Baccarat

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$8.81

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: The Century Co., New York
Date published: 1930

Description: Brown, William Arthur. Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1930, stated first edition, smallish hardcover with dustjacket, VG/VG, Rust color cloth covered boards, with black titles, some wear to boards, papge edges tanning. Frontispiece and 3 other illustrations by Brown, DJ is VG, discolored/aged white paper, which is now more a light tan color, with sepiatone drawing and black title, edge damage and edge tears, esp at bottom of spine, creases to inside front cover flap, not ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

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The Lives of Norman Mailer: a Biography used book

The Lives of Norman Mailer: a Biography

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$12.52

Edition: First American Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Paragon House Publishers, Saint Paul, MN, U.S.A.
Date published: 1991
ISBN-13: 9781557781932
ISBN: 1557781931

Description: Very Good in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1991, stated first american edition, hardcover with dustjacket, VG/VG, black and gray boards, minimal wear to boards, soil/dust to top, minimal wear to DJ, blue with photo of Mailer. Index, 425 pages, mylar wrap. Literary Biography of the famous, and contoversial author. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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My Brother's Keeper: James Joyce's Early Years used book

My Brother's Keeper: James Joyce's Early Years

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$16.31

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Press, New York
Date published: 1958

Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1958, hardcover with dustjacket, edition not stated, VG/VGF, Green boards, minor wear, dust and soil on top, previous owners name written on endpaper. DJ is dark green and light green, browning, some wear, edge damage, Biography of the legendary Irish author's early days as told by his brother, plus Richard Ellmann and T. S. Eliot. 8vo, index, 266 pages, mylar wrap. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Freedom and Slavery in the United States of America used book

Freedom and Slavery in the United States of America

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$14.95

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Negro Universities Press, Westport, Connecticut
Date published: 1970

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1970, Negro Universities Press, Hardcover no dustjacket, Very Good, Brown cloth covered boards, some wear to boards, otherwise clean, tightly bound copy, Book on history of slavery in the United States. 8vo, 241 pages. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Argos Book Shop, MI, USA