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Summer Term, PLEYDELL, Susan [Isabel Senior nee Syme]
Summer Term
PLEYDELL, Susan [Isabel Senior nee Syme]
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Baker's Daughter, The [Miss Bun, the Baker's Daughter], STEVENSON, D.E. [Dorothy Emily]
Baker's Daughter, The [Miss Bun, the Baker's Daughter]
STEVENSON, D.E. [Dorothy Emily]
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Parson's Nine, STREATFEILD, Noel
Parson's Nine
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Jutland Cottage, THIRKELL, Angela
Jutland Cottage
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Never Too Late, THIRKELL, Angela
26 7320 THIRKELL, Angela Never Too Late
Hardcover Knopf: NY; 1956; First US Edition 313 pages Good 
Blue cloth covers have faded edges and spine (a common flaw with this edition), lightly soiled. Spine ends bumped, spine tail fraying. Corners bumped revealing boards on bottom corners. Page edges yellowed and lightly soiled; interior pages clean, no binding problems. Decorative map of Barsetshire endpapers has a small bookstore label, a very old price, and small ink number on rear pastedown. No dust wrapper. A reading copy. ; England's new Queen is settling in, the war is over, and life's important events again center around the county of Barsetshire.; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Peace Breaks Out, THIRKELL, Angela
27 7326 THIRKELL, Angela Peace Breaks Out
Hardcover Hamish Hamilton: London; 1946; First British Edition 280 pages Fair in Fair dust wrapper 
Red cloth boards soiled and edgeworn, bumped spine and corners fraying revealing boards. Pages pale tan, edges a bit darker, several pages lightly foxed and soiled, many rippled. Price clipped and soiled dust wrapper heavily chipped and has several closed tears. Previous owner reinforced and repaired dw on the reverse side with paper tape. A reading copy. ; The war has ended but the denizens of Barsetshire soon find that peace brings problems of its own.; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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What Did It Mean?, THIRKELL, Angela
28 7340 THIRKELL, Angela What Did It Mean?
Hardcover Knopf: NY; 1954; First US Edition 346 pages Very Good in Fair dust wrapper 
Life in Barsetshire during the Coronation Year includes Pageants, Entertainments, and a bit of romance.; Red cloth covers clean but faintly sunned at bumped spine ends, one bottom corner bumped; no binding problems. Pages age browned but not brittle (seen before in this edition), top painted edge faded and dusty, decorated endpapers lightly soiled; interior pages clean. Price clipped dust wrapper with wonderful Cosgrave II illustration and flap photograph of author in her black lace mantilla in rather fragile condition. Sunned spine, edgewear, chips and closed tears, white rear panel age browned and lightly soiled. Now in protective sleeve as are all our dust wrappers. ; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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Miss Mole, YOUNG, E. H. [Emily Hilda]
29 7329 YOUNG, E. H. [Emily Hilda] Miss Mole
Softcover; Trade PB Virago Press: London; c1930, 1984; First Edition Thus 288 pages Very Good 
This Virago Modern Classics edition has an introduction by Sally Beauman. Faint spine and cover creases, light edgewear. Pages pale brown with darker edges as seen often in Virago titles. Faint soil to bottom textblock edge. ; This novel, considered to be the author's masterpiece won the James Tait Memorial Prize when it was first published in 1930. It was the basis for the 1980s BBC miniseries titled "Hannah". Miss Mole has lived in other people's homes as a companion, governess, and housekeeper for many years. Her observations about people, including herself, are often witty as well as fanciful. Her latest family, a nonconformist minister and his children and extended relatives will all become part of what she sees as her latest adventure.; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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