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Miss Mole, YOUNG, E. H. [Emily Hilda]
Miss Mole
YOUNG, E. H. [Emily Hilda]
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Civil to Strangers and Other Writings, PYM, Barbara
Civil to Strangers and Other Writings
PYM, Barbara
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Peace Breaks Out, THIRKELL, Angela
Peace Breaks Out
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In This House of Brede
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101 1533 Fry, Stephen The Liar
Paperback; Trade PB Soho Press, Incorporated: New York; (1991) 1993; First Edition Thus Very Good+  
No spine creases, corners just beginning to curl. ; The author's first novel.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Voyager, GABALDON, Diana
102 7159 GABALDON, Diana Voyager
Hardcover Delacorte Press: NY; 1994; 870 pages Very Good- in Very Good dust wrapper Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Signed and inscribed (For Laura -Slŗinte Mhath! Diana Gabaldon 4/20/97) by the author on the title page at the 1997 Festival of Books at UCLA. Spine ends lightly bumped, board edges and corners very lightly bumped and worn, bottom corners *just* revealing boards, front free endpaper and top foredge small area of first 75 pages soiled (tea?) otherwise clean and bright. Unclipped dust wrapper a bit edgeworn, with one very short closed tear at spine head and one tiny tear top front flap. Laminate beginning to lift on front panel at raised lettering of title, seen frequently with this edition. Dust wrapper is the original decorative artwork featuring a ship, a map, and a tartan. ; Third book in this delightful series that currently contains eight books. Series is the basis for the Starz series "Outlander". Adventure, romance, time travel, what more could you ask for? There is an email discussion group dedicated to this series at yahoogroups.; Oversized volume may require additional postage for international shipping. Images of actual copy on offer. 
Price: 289.00 USD
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103 5988 GALLICO, Paul Coronation
Hardcover Doubleday: Garden City, NY; 1962; First US Edition Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper  
138 pages; Spine ends very lightly bumped and worn; pages pale yellow. Clipped dust wrapper is lightly edgeworn with a few tiny closed tears. A very nice copy. ; "The Claggs, a working class family of five from near Sheffield, decide to replace their yearly holiday to the sea side with a trip to London to see Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation procession . A relative gets them discounted tickets to very good viewing location. When the family arrives they discover the building doesn't exist, the tickets are counterfeit. The day seems a disaster, but somehow each family member returns home laden with gifts and riches far beyond their expectations, which will remain with them for the rest of their lives." ; Recommended by Jerri C. and Ede J. of of the ATS and AT email discussion list. "This author has some great books and Coronation is one of my top ten favorites." -Ede  
Price: 11.75 USD
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Gallico Magic [Mrs. 'arris Goes to Paris, Mrs. 'arris Goes to New York, Mrs. 'arris Goes to Parliament, The Snow Goose, The Small Miracle, Ludmila, and Coronation], GALLICO, Paul
104 6808 GALLICO, Paul Gallico Magic [Mrs. 'arris Goes to Paris, Mrs. 'arris Goes to New York, Mrs. 'arris Goes to Parliament, The Snow Goose, The Small Miracle, Ludmila, and Coronation]
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Nelson Doubleday: Garden City; 1967; 477 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine ends and corners lightly bumped and worn, page edges yellowed (flaws seen before in this edition), top page edges dampstained; interior pages clean, no binding problesm. Edgeworn dust wrapper has one inch closed tear. ; An omnibus edition containing the three delightful Mrs. 'Arris titles and four other loved tales. The first Mrs. 'Arris story, a charming story about Mrs. Ada Harris, a widowed London charlady, and the people she encounters while on a trip to Paris to obtain her heart's desire, a dress designed by Christian Dior, was published in the UK as "Flowers for Mrs. 'Arris". "Coronation" tells the story of a family coming to London for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.; Recommended by Jerri C. and Ede J. of of the ATS and AT email discussion list. "This author has some great books and Coronation is one of my top ten favorites." -Ede J. Cover matches sample image. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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Jennie [The Abandoned] , GALLICO, Paul
105 5979 GALLICO, Paul Jennie [The Abandoned]
Hardcover Michael Joseph: London; c1950, 1953; Reprint; Eleventh Printing Very Good in Good+ dust wrapper  
268 pages; Rust cloth binding very lightly worn (not to boards) at bumped spine ends, corners and bottom edge. Book is slightly cocked, pages pale yellow. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper; interior pages clean, no binding problems. Unclipped, edgeworn and chipped, dust wrapper repaired with tape by previous owner on spine ends and corners, white portions yellowed and soiled.;'The unforgettable adventures of a small boy changed into a stray cat and befriended by the indomitable Jennie, the cat who initiates him into the lore of London's streets.' Another humorous and compassionate story from this author, published as "The Abandoned" in the US.  
Price: 42.50 USD
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106 2238 GALLICO, Paul Ludmila A Legend of Liechtenstein
Hardcover Doubleday & Company: Garden City; 1959; Illustrated by Reisie Lonette: Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 63 pages; Spine ends bumped and creased. Pages very faintly yellowed.Blue decorated covers very lightly soiled. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, faintly soiled, lightly edgeworn. ; In 1823 in a village in Liechtenstein, there is young girl named for St. Ludmila, patron saint of all milch cows. Her family owns "the little Weakling" a small cow that wants desperately to win the village championship and be the best cow of the year. The miracle of her story is lovingly retold by the author of The Snow Goose, The Small Miracle, Thomasina, and the Mrs. 'Arris" novels.  
Price: 11.00 USD
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107 5026 GALLICO, Paul Too Many Ghosts
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Doubleday: Garden City; 1959; Very Good- in Very Good dust wrapper  
288 pages; Spine ends and two corners bumped, tiny tear on rear spine gutter, page edges pale yellow; covers and interior pages clean, no binding problems. Dust wrapper is edgeworn with two closed tears, a tiny skinned area on spine and a faintly soiled and yellowed white rear panel. ; "Lord Paradine's lovely ancestral home had become a tax-blighted burden, and a haunted one as well. Ghost breaker Hero Alexander (his name as well as his role) is summoned from London to exocise the premises." How Hero outwits Lord Pardine's other-worldly visitors is the basis for this lovely ghost story, or is it a ghostly love story? ; Recommended by Jo C. of the DES email discussion group.  
Price: 9.75 USD
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108 2299 GALSWORTHY, John In Chancery and Awakening
Softcover; Trade PB Charles Scribner's Sons: New York; c1921,1969; Reprint Good+  
286 pages; Spine and cover creases, light edgewear, dampstaining to bottom edge does not extend to margins or text. Previous owner's pencilled airline notes on inside front and back cover. No markings in text.; The second volume of Galsworthy's Forsyte Saga is on the surface a tale of divorce in Edwardian England, but in reality much more. Soames, the man of property, has lost his wife, and finally moves to pursue his dream of an heir. Irene falls in love with Soames' cousin and Soames, himself, finds a suitable future mate in Annette. The fortunes of the earlier generation and the next are also told...and the reader who despised Soames in A Man of Property is surely growing fonder of the man who is a victim of his own birthright in English society. A measure of happiness comes to all in this volume of superb storytelling. ; Forsyte Chronicles  
Price: 5.25 USD
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Mary Barton, GASKELL, Elizabeth
109 7258 GASKELL, Elizabeth Mary Barton
Softcover; Trade PB Oxford University Press: Oxford; c1848,1998; Reprint 493 pages Very Good+ 
Very light edgewear, page edges pale yellow; no spine or cover creases, pages clean. A very nice copy. ; This edition has and introduction and explanatory notes by Edgar Wright. Gaskell's first novel, a portrait of working class life and social inequality in Victorian Manchester, was originally published in 1848. Mary Barton, the daughter of a disillusioned trade unionist and apprenticed to a dressmaker, is torn between two men. One belongs to the working class and one is the son of a mill owner.; While still quite busy with her current projects, Heidi Taylor, creator of the television productions "Call the Midwife" and "Cranford", amongst others, is also hoping to do a script based on this novel. Elizabeth Gaskell is one of Lyn B.'s (author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DoveGrey and DES email discussion groups) favourites. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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North and South, GASKELL, Elizabeth
110 6810 GASKELL, Elizabeth North and South
Softcover; Mass Market PB Wordsworth Editions: Ware, England; 1994; Reprint 427 pages Very Good 
Covers lightly creased, light edgewear, no spine creases, page edges yellowed (seen before in this edition). ; From the back cover "Set in the mid-nineteenth century and written from the author's first-hand experience, North and South follows the story of the heroine's movement from the tranquil setting of rural southern England to the turbulent industrial north." Basis for the BBC mini-series.; Front cover matches sample image. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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111 4343 GLANFIELD, Jenny Portraits in an Album
Hardcover; Book Club Edition BCA: London; 1997; 398 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine ends and foredge of front cover bumped, page edges palest yellow. Dust wrapper lightly creased and edgeworn with two very short tears at front covers. A nice copy. ; Pippa, a young photographer's assistant, is given an old photograph album bought by chance at an auction by her father, an antiques dealer. She is intrigued by it, especially when she realizes the photographer's unusual surname is the same as her own. Her father, an orphan, knows nothing, so she turns to his foster parents for information. Her investigations lead her to a grandmother she didn't know she had, and to the house of Yondover. Recommended.; Recommended by Alison B. of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 18.25 USD
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Three Junes, GLASS, Julia
112 6558 GLASS, Julia Three Junes
Softcover; Trade PB Anchor: NY; 2003; 353 pages Very Good 
Faint spine creases, light edgewear and cover creases, page edges pale yellow; interior pages clean and bright.; The author's "first novel traces the lives of a Scottish family over a decade as they confront the joys and longings, fulfillments and betrayals of love in all its guises. In June of 1989 Paul McLeod, a newspaper publisher and recent widower, travels to Greece, where he falls for a young American artist and reflects on the complicated truth about his marriage. . ..Six years later, again in June, Paulís death draws his three grown sons and their families back to their ancestral home" in Scotland. Recommended. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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Battle of the Villa Fiorita, GODDEN, Rumer
113 6903 GODDEN, Rumer Battle of the Villa Fiorita
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Viking Press: New York; 1963; 312 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine ends and corners lightly bumped, faint soil to cloth on front near spine, tiny initials on rear pastedown; no binding problems. Page edges faintly yellowed; interior pages clean and bright.Dust wrapper lightly edgeworn with a few tiny closed tears, faintly soiled. A nice copy.; Basis for the movie of the same name starring Maureen O'Hara. A woman divorces her husband and leaves her children to be with the man she loves in a villa on Lake Garda in Italy. Two of her children object to this and, leaving London, arrive at the villa to bring their mother home.; Dust wrapper matches sample image. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Episode of Sparrows, An, GODDEN, Rumer
114 6884 GODDEN, Rumer Episode of Sparrows, An
Softcover; Mass Market PB Harper & Row: New York; c1955, 1981; 247 pages Good+ 
Spine and cover creases, edgewear, pages and inside covers age browned but not brittle, small previous owner name on first page; interior pages clean, none loose.; Two street children create a little garden in Catford Street, London. This small action changes several people's lives, including their own. A film called 'Innocent Sinners' was based on this book.; Recommended by Susie W. of the DES email discussion group. This 'is my all-time favorite Rumer Godden novel. It's got gardens, fine cuisine and children, I may have to reread it just thinking of it.' Cover matches sample image. 
Price: 5.75 USD
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In This House of Brede, GODDEN, Rumer
115 7325 GODDEN, Rumer In This House of Brede
Softcover; Trade PB Pan Books: London; c1969, 1991; 428 pages Very Good 
Light edgewear and rubbing, page edges light yellow. No spine creases, a nice copy. This edition has a short preface by the author explaining how this novel came to be written. ; At 42, successful business woman and widow PhilippaTalbot decides to join an enclosed Benedictine order in the Sussex countryside. Basis for the movie of the same name. One of our favourite books by this author. Highly recommended.; 'I love stories about nuns & In This House of Brede is one of my favourites.'- Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DES email discussion group.Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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In This House of Brede, GODDEN, Rumer
116 7012 GODDEN, Rumer In This House of Brede
Hardcover Viking Press: New York; 1969; Second Printing 376 pages Very Good- in Good dust wrapper 
Not the more readily available book club edition, this 2nd printing was issued October 1969. Cloth binding with blue titles and brown weathervane on spine lightly soiled, spine ends and corners lightly bumped. Decorated endpapers show a map of Brede Abbey, red 99 on front free endpaper top corner. Page edges foxed and lightly soiled; interior pages clean, no binding problems. Unclipped dust wrapper has a red 99 above printed price and a hole punch circle below price. It is soiled, foxed and edgeworn, with a large chip missing at spine tail and some closed tears. ; At 42, successful business woman and widow PhilippaTalbot decides to join an enclosed Benedictine order in the Sussex countryside. Basis for the movie of the same name. One of our favourite books by this author. Highly recommended.; 'I love stories about nuns & In This House of Brede is one of my favourites.'- Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DES email discussion group. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 15.75 USD
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Peacock Spring, The, GODDEN, Rumer
117 6906 GODDEN, Rumer Peacock Spring, The
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Viking Press: New York; 1975; 274 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine ends bumped, corners and spine ends very lightly worn; no binding problems. Front corner of front free endpaper clipped;pages clean and bright. Lightly edgeworn dust wrapper has sunned spine (seen before in this edition), white flaps slightly yellowed.; Fifteen year old Una and her younger sister Hal, are forced to join their father, a British diplomat, in New Delhi. Una soon develops a relationship with a young and talented Indian poet.; Image is actual book offered. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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118 6595 GOUDGE, Elizabeth Child From the Sea, The
Softcover; Mass Market PB Pyramid Books: New York; 1971; 638 pages Fair 
Spine lightly creased, covers creased and edgeworn with a small chip and 2 small closed tears, previous owner address stamp on inside cover inked out. Pages pale brown, a few tiny soil marks, a few pages creased; none loose. A reading copy.; Was Lucy Walter the secret wife of Charles II? This wonderful historical novel tells Lucy's story from her childhood up until the time Charles is restored to the throne.; Highly recommended by Norma H. 
Price: 6.75 USD
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Dean's Watch, The, GOUDGE, Elizabeth
119 6730 GOUDGE, Elizabeth Dean's Watch, The
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Book Club: London; 1960; 312 pages Illustrated by A. R. Whitear; B&W Illustrations: Good+ in Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends and corners bumped and sunned, boards and page edges soiled; no binding problems. Decorated front pastedown and endpaper and rear pastedown and endpaper faintly foxed (seen before in this edition), previous owner ink signature on decorated front endpaper. Soiled dust wrapper edgeworn with a few short closed tears and tiny chips, sunned spine. ; A lovely story set in a cathedral city (based on Ely where the author lived for a time) in England in the 1870's.; Recommended by Kristi J. of the AT and DES email discussion groups. Front cover matches sample image. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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120 6650 GOUDGE, Elizabeth Gentian Hill
Softcover; Mass Market PB Coronet Books: London; c1950,1974; Fourth Printing 317 pages Very Good- 
Curved spine lightly creased and a bit sunned, covers lightly edgeworn and creased. Pages age browned but not brittle, edges foxed; interior pages clean, none loose.; "This love story, set in the early nineteenth century, is a retelling of the legend of St. Michael's Chapel at Torquay."; "This exquistie love story is set against the colourful backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Pretty and lovable, Stella was an orphan who had been rescued from the cruel grip of the sea and her dead mother's arms. Athony was a young midshipman who had fled from his ship to escape the brutality of naval life." 
Price: 8.00 USD
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121 6645 GOUDGE, Elizabeth Green Dolphin Country [Green Dolphin Street]
Hardcover Hodder & Stoughton: London; c1944, 1949; Tenth Printing 503 pages Good 
Spine ends and corners bumped, tan cloth soiled and lightly rubbed at spine and board edges (not revealing boards). Front endpaper has been cut out and 2" cut made to title page by previous owner. Pages a bit yellowed and foxed. No dust wrapper. A reading copy.; Basis for the movie starring Lana Turner, Van Heflin, and Donna Reed. A novel of Guernsey and New Zealand in the 1830's, it is based on a real event that happened to a great-uncle of the author. Published as 'Green Dolphin Street' in the US.' 
Price: 9.50 USD
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122 6666 GOUDGE, Elizabeth Pilgrim's Inn [The Herb of Grace]
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Coward - Mccann, Inc.: New York; 1948; 346 pages Very Good- 
Green cloth boards lightly soiled, spine ends and corners bumped, revealing boards at two corners. Page edges, pastedowns and endpapers faintly yellowed (seen before in this edition); interior pages clean, no binding problems. No dust wrapper.; The second volume in the Eliots of Damerosehay trilogy. Published as 'The Herb of Grace' in Great Britain. The Eliots were Goudge's ''dearest book people". In the author's words, "I love these people too much to let them be unhappy for long." 
Price: 10.25 USD
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The Four Swans : a Novel of Cornwall, 1795-7 [Volume Six of the Poldark Series], GRAHAM, Winston
123 7173 GRAHAM, Winston The Four Swans : a Novel of Cornwall, 1795-7 [Volume Six of the Poldark Series]
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Book Club Associates: London; c1976, 1977; 384 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine ends and corners bumped; no binding problems. Pages pale brown, edges a bit darker, not brittle. Soil to front free endpaper, other pages clean. Dust wrapper edgeworn and lightly rubbed, a closed tear bottom front flap. ; This series is the basis for both 'Poldark' television series. The sixth novel set in 18th Century Cornwall. All four women - the four swans - whose lives touch Ross Poldark face a crisis in these years.; This series recommended by Jessica of the DES email discussion list. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 14.75 USD
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The Twisted Sword : a Novel of Cornwall, 1815-16 [Volume Eleven of the Poldark Series], GRAHAM, Winston
124 7174 GRAHAM, Winston The Twisted Sword : a Novel of Cornwall, 1815-16 [Volume Eleven of the Poldark Series]
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Guild Publishing: London; c1990, 1991; 510 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends lightly bumped, a few page edges creased. Dust wrapper very lightly edgeworn. A very nice copy.; This series is the basis for both 'Poldark' television series. The eleventh novel set in early 19th Century Cornwall opens with the family travelling to Paris. The book states it is the conclusion of the Poldark series but there was a final novel published after this one.; This series recommended by Jessica of the DES email discussion list. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 14.75 USD
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Spy's Bedside Book, The, GREENE, Graham and Hugh (Ed.)
125 7046 GREENE, Graham and Hugh (Ed.) Spy's Bedside Book, The
Hardcover Folio Society: London; c1957, 2006; First Edition Thus 261 pages B&W Illustrations: Near Fine 
Faint white spot on rear cover of blue buckram binding, a tiny spot on textblock fore-edge. No dustwrapper as issued, no slipcase. A lovely copy.; New introduction by Stella Rimington former head of MI5. Edited by Graham and Hugh Greene, this anthology of truth and fiction includes work by several writers, some of whom were suspected of being spies.; ''This classic anthology includes stories by some of the great writers on spying and many practitioners, including Ian Fleming and John Buchan, Sir Robert Baden-Powell and Belle Boyd, Walter Schellenberg, Sir Paul Dukes and Vladimir Petrov, and from the golden age of mystery and suspense, William Le Queux and E. Phillips Oppenheim.There are also some unexpected figures: William Blake, D.H. Lawrence and Thomas Mann, all suspected of spying in three great wars.

How can you hide messages in a boiled egg? Why should you always put pepper in your vodka when in Russia? Answers to these questions and much more can be found in this thrilling collection, which will enthrall readers once again with its tales of espionage from a bygone era.' Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 18.00 USD

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