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The Thief Lord, FUNKE, Cornelia
281 6369 FUNKE, Cornelia The Thief Lord
Hardcover The Chicken House: NY; 2002; Second Printing 349 pages Illustrated by Cornelia Funke; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust wrapper 
Spine ends lightly bumped, a few smudges to page edges. Beautiful unclipped dust wrapper has faint edgewear. A lovely copy indeed. ; For ages 9 and up; basis for the fun 2006 film of the same name (we enjoyed the book more). 'Welcome to the magical underworld of Venice, Italy, where hidden canals and crumbling rooftops shelter runaways and children with incredible secrets... Prosper and Bo are orphans on the run from their cruel aunt and uncle. The brothers decide to hide out in Venice, where they meet a mysterious thirteen-year-old boy who calls himself the "Thief Lord." Brilliant and charismatic, the Thief Lord leads a ring of street children who dabble in petty crimes. Prosper and Bo delight in being a part of this colorful new family.But the Thief Lord has secrets of his own. Soon the boys are thrust into circumstances that will lead them to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.'; 'The Thief Lord invites them on a magical adventure to a land of forgotten mysteries that will change their lives forever. This exciting tale of fun, flight, and freedom is sure to enchant readers and keep them guessing up until a breathtaking finale. Recommended. 
Price: 17.75 USD
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Voyager, GABALDON, Diana
282 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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283 896 GAFFNEY, Patricia Circle of Three
Hardcover Harper Collins: New York; 2000; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
421 pages; Bumped spine ends and a badly bumped top front corner cause this book to be downgraded to VG; no remainder mark. Dust wrapper, not price clipped is very lightly edgeworn. ; ' With insight and humor and heart, Patricia Gaffney tells the story of three generations of women. Gaffney skillfully blends all the notes of emotions, all the joys and frustrations of this cast of delightfully human characters into a complex love song that celebrates the colors and textures of what it's like to have a mother and a daughter while struggling to be a mother and a daughter. And most of all, Circle of Three reminds us what it's like be a woman. '- Nora Roberts ; Published at $24.00.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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284 1878 Gaffney, Patricia The Saving Graces
Softcover; Trade PB Harpercollins: New York; 1999; Advance Review Copy Very Good-  
394 pages; White covers lighlty soiled and edgeworn, corners curling. No spine creases or loose pages. Larger print than the mass market paperback. ; The Saving Graces are " four very different friends who get together once a week to kick back and take shelter from the trial and triumphs of their lives." Recommended.  
Price: 6.50 USD
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Neverwhere, GAIMAN, Neil
285 7139 GAIMAN, Neil Neverwhere
Hardcover Avon Books: New York; 1997; First US Edition; First Printing 248 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Spine tail and one bottom corner lightly bumped. Decorated endpapers are maps of the London Underground system. Signed by author on half title and inscribed -Laura- with Mind the Gap in a caption bubble leading off edge of page. Unclipped dust wrapper has faintest touch of edgewear. A very lovely copy indeed.; An unusual and sometimes dark novel of another world beneath London. Richard Mayhew helps a young woman and his life in London above inexplicably vanishes. Taxis don't stop for him, his bank cards don't work, and his landlord rents his flat to strangers. He is forced to exist in Neverwhere, "a city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth of sewer canals and abandonded subway stations. " The expression "Mind the Gap" will have a new meaning after reading this entertaining novel. The BBC miniseries of the same name was created by Gaiman and Lenny Henry. This more extensive novel contains scenes and story lines that were not included in the series due to budget and time constraints. While we enjoyed the series, we liked the book much better. Recommended, but not perhaps for the faint of heart. ; Images are actual copy on offer. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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286 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
287 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
288 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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289 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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290 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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291 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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Case of the Crooked Candle, The, GARDNER, Erle Stanley
292 5713 GARDNER, Erle Stanley Case of the Crooked Candle, The
Hardcover Wm. Morrow and Co.: NY; 1944; First US Edition 220 pages Very Good- in Good+ dust wrapper 
Blue cloth binding with black titles; the 'victory edition' which conforms to war standards. A Morrow Mystery with 1944 publication date on title page and copyright page. Bumped corners and spine ends, board edges lightly sunned, discoloration on paste downs and endpapers from binding glue (seen before in this edition). Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Page edges faintly foxed; interior pages clean, no binding problems. Unclipped dust wrapper is edgeworn and rubbed with several small chips and closed tears. White rear panel yellowed and slightly soiled.; "Time and tide wait for no man - neither does Perry Mason...A mystery in the best Gardner tradition chockfull of action (mighty fast), angles (inventive and voluptuous), and aqua pura (meaing watertight solution as well as H2O)." 
Price: 54.50 USD
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293 2492 GASH, Jonathan Rich and the Profane, The
Hardcover Viking: New York; 1999; First US Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
344 pages; Signed by Author; No remainder mark, this book is in lovely condition. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, is very lightly rubbed.; Another fun Lovejoy mystery; this one set in the Channel Islands. This copy is signed by the author on the front free endpaper.  
Price: 24.75 USD
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Mary Barton, GASKELL, Elizabeth
294 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
295 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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296 790 Gerritsen, Tess Gravity
Softcover; Trade PB Pocket Books: New York; 1999; Advance Review Copy Near Fine  
342 pages; Author of the medical suspense novels "Harvest" and "Bloodstream" combines her specialty with space travel. 'Emma Watson, a brilliant research physician, has been training for the mission of a lifetime: to study living beings in space.Once aboard the Internationa l Space Station, however, things start to go terribly wrong. A culture of single-celled organisms known as Archaeons, gathered from the deep sea, is to be monitored in the microgravity of space. The true and lethal nature of this experiment has not been revealed to NASA. In space, the cells rapidly multiply and soon begin to infect the crew with agonizing and deadly results.'  
Price: 9.75 USD
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Carrington, a life , GERZINA, Gretchen Holbrook
297 3886 GERZINA, Gretchen Holbrook Carrington, a life
Hardcover W.W. Norton: New York; 1989; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper  
B&W Photographs; 342 pages; Spine ends and a few small places on board edges bumped, vertical crease to spine that does not damage binding. Faint soil to bottom edge and a few smudges on page edges. Cream dust wrapper, unclipped, has faint soil and edgewear. ; The English artist, Dora Carrington, preferred to be known as Carrington. 'A talented painter, living a bohemian life, Carrington was torn by conflicts as an artist and a woman, a mystery to those who knew her, including the shrewd and inquisitive Bloomsbury group. ' She was portrayed in the movie 'Carrington' by Emma Thompson. This interesting biography is illustrated by photographs as well as her paintings and drawings in b&w and 8 plates of her work in full colour. ; Also in stock in trade pb.  
Price: 26.00 USD
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A Cat Abroad : The Further Adventures of Norton, the Cat Who Went to Paris, and His Human, GETHERS, Peter
298 6492 GETHERS, Peter A Cat Abroad : The Further Adventures of Norton, the Cat Who Went to Paris, and His Human
Hardcover Crown: NY; 1993; First US Edition 243 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper 
Spine head very lightly bumped; a very nice copy indeed. Unclipped dust wrapper has faint edgewear. ; The second volume in the trilogy featuring a Scottish Fold cat named Norton. He joins his human, who has quit his job, on an adventure-filled tour of continental Europe. Recommended. 
Price: 10.75 USD
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299 6488 GETHERS, Peter Cat Who Went to Paris, The [A Cat Called Norton]
Softcover; Trade PB Crown Publishing: NY; 1991; 194 pages Illustrated by Leticia Plate; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ 
Faint cover creasses, light edgewear. A very nice copy.; The first book in a trilogy of bestselling true stories about a floppy-eared Scottish Fold named Norton. Published as "A Cat Called Norton" in the UK.The author, also a screenwriter and publisher, writes novels as Russell Andrews.; 'Before Peter Gethers met Norton, the publisher, screenwriter, and author was a confirmed cat-hater. Then everything changed. Peter opened his heart to the Scottish Fold kitten and their adventures to Paris, Fire Island, and in the subways of Manhattan took on the color of legend and mutual love. ' This series recommended by Edith J. of the ATS and AT email discussion list and Norma H. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Cat Who'll Live Forever, The : the Final Adventures of Norton, the Perfect Cat, and His Imperfect Human, GETHERS, Peter
300 6507 GETHERS, Peter Cat Who'll Live Forever, The : the Final Adventures of Norton, the Perfect Cat, and His Imperfect Human
Hardcover Broadway Books: NY; 2001; First US Edition 244 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends bumped, board edges faintly soiled. Previous owner address sticker on front free endpaper. Unclipped dust wrapper faintly edgeworn. A nice copy. ; "The final, poignant chapter in a trilogy of bestselling true stories about a floppy-eared Scottish Fold named Norton. This book chronicles the latest in Norton's astonishing adventures, celebrity encounters, and world-wide excursions. It is also a moving and life-affirming tribute to a humble little animal who never let stardom go to his head and always understood the meaning of true friendship."; Recommended by Edith J. of the ATS and AT email discussion list. Published @ US$22.95. 
Price: 7.75 USD
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301 4339 GILBRETH, Jr., Frank B. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey Cheaper by the Dozen
Hardcover Thomas Y. Crowell: NY; c1948,1950; Reprint; Twenty-Fourth Printing Illustrated by Donald McKay: Very Good in Good+ dust wrapper  
B&W Illustrations; 237 pages; Spine ends and corners bumped and lightly worn, page edges yellowed with a few smudges. Price clipped dust wrapper is edgeworn and a bit soiled with several small chips and tears. ; A humourous and affectionate memoir written by two of the twelve children of industrial engineer Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth and Frank B. Gilbreth, also and industrial engineer and the originator of motion study. Basis for multiple movies of the same name.  
Price: 11.50 USD
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McGarr and the Sienese Conspiracy, GILL, Bartholomew
302 4516 GILL, Bartholomew McGarr and the Sienese Conspiracy
Softcover; Mass Market PB Penguin: NY; c1977,1986; 214 pages Very Good 
Spine and cover creases, a bit of edgewear and rubbing, page edges pale yellow.; In this sixth Peter McGarr mystery, Dublin's Chief Inspector of Detectives must go to Italy to solve a delicate matter of murder and international intrigue. ; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 7.75 USD
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303 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
304 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
305 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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