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521 412 McIntosh, Elizabeth Sisterhood Of Spies; The Women Of The O S S
Hardcover Naval Institute Press: Annapolis, MD; 1998; 282pp pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper 
Did you know that Julia Child (McWilliams) was a secret agent in WWII? "From Lisbon to Switzerland, from secret Washington DC offices to operations in China, " this book tells "the real-life story of extraordinary women in extraordinary times-secret agents who helped the Allies win World War II. " The author was also a member of the OSS (Office of Strategic Services) .' 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Nanny Diaries, The , MCLAUGHLIN, Emma and Nicola Kraus
522 5771 MCLAUGHLIN, Emma and Nicola Kraus Nanny Diaries, The
Softcover; Trade PB St Martin's Griffin: NY; c2002, 2003; First Edition Thus Very Good  
306 pages; LIght spine creases, light edgewear, page edges lightly yellowed but clean; none loose. A nice copy. ; A satire based on the real-life experiences of the authors, former New York City nannies, who carefully state in the beginning that all of the families are fictitious. An examination of the upper echelons of Manhattan society and the unlovable Park Avenue X family. Basis for 2007 movie starring Scarlett Johansson as Annie Braddock and Laura Linney as Mrs. X.  
Price: 5.75 USD
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A Small Country Living Goes on, MCMULLEN, Jeanine
523 6265 MCMULLEN, Jeanine A Small Country Living Goes on
Hardcover W W Norton & Co Inc: NY; 1991; First US Edition 263 pages Illustrated by Trudi Finch; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine ends very lightly bumped, small paper flaw on front free endpaper. Unclipped dust wrapper lightly edgeworn, spine very lightly sunned. A nice copy. ; Third in the series of the author's adventures with her animals and small farm in Wales. Ms. McMullen also had her own BBC radio program, "A Small Country Living".; McMullen appears briefly in one of Doreen Tovey's books when she goes to interview Doreen for her radio programme "A Small Country Living". 'I can't recommend her 3 books highly enough. They were an absolute delight to read.' - Julie B. of the DES email discussion list. Also recommended by Geraldine H. of the DES email discussion list. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Wind in the Ash Tree, MCMULLEN, Jeanine
524 6261 MCMULLEN, Jeanine Wind in the Ash Tree
Hardcover W.W. Norton: NY; 1988; First US Edition 8vo ; 205 pages Illustrated by Michael Woods; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends and board edges very lightly bumped, a few smudges to page edges. Unclipped dust wrapper very lightly edgeworn. A very nice copy indeed.; Delightful sequel to 'My Small Country Living'; the author's adventures with her animals and her farm in Wales. Ms. McMullen also had her own BBC radio program, "A Small Country Living". James Herriot liked this book and his admirers will too.; 'I can't recommend her 3 books highly enough. They were an absolute delight to read.' - Julie B. of the DES email discussion list. Also recommended by Geraldine H. of the DES email discussion list. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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525 4652 MEDLICOTT, Joan Gardens of Covington, The
Softcover; Mass Market PB St Martin's Paperbacks: NY; c2001,2002; Very Good+  
370 pages; Faint spine creases and very light edgewear. A very nice copy.; The second novel in the series about Hannah, Amelia, and Grace, three ladies of a certain age living in a farmhouse in Loring Valley, North Carolina.; Highly recommended by Geraldine H., Frances B., Luette S., and several other members of the DES email discussion group.  
Price: 5.75 USD
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526 313 Mercer, Charles Rachel Cade
Hardcover GP Putnam's Sons: NY; 1956; First US Edition 320 pages Very Good in Good dust wrapper 
Top corners slightly bumped; dust wrapper, tears, soiled, badly scored. ; Basis for movie of the same name.  
Price: 8.75 USD
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527 616 Miller, Sue Inventing The Abbotts And Other Stories
Hardcover Harper & Row: New York; 1987; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper  
180 pages; Edges dusty, front board slightly flared; dust wrapper rubbed. ; Basis for movie of the same name.  
Price: 7.50 USD
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528 264 Mills, Kyle Rising Phoenix
Softcover; Trade PB Harper Collins: NY; 1997; Advance Review Copy 377 pages Near Fine 
Uncorrected proofs in wraps. Recommendation letter from Tom Clancy on front cover. ; Conspiracy to solve the drug problem by poisoning the drugs coming into the US. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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A World of Winnie-the-Pooh : A Collection of Stories, Verse and Hums , MILNE, A. A.
529 5762 MILNE, A. A. A World of Winnie-the-Pooh : A Collection of Stories, Verse and Hums
Hardcover Dean: London; 2006; Illustrated by E. H. Shepard: Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper  
Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 221 pages; A lovely new oversized book.; Selected tales and poems of Winnie-the-Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Christopher Robin, and all the other inhabitants of the One Hundred Acre Woods (Ashdown Forest). Beautifully illustrated in colour by E.H. Shepard.; Published @ 16.99.  
Price: 22.50 USD
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Path Through the Trees, The, MILNE, Christopher
530 6875 MILNE, Christopher Path Through the Trees, The
Hardcover E. P. Dutton: NY; 1979; First US Edition 268 pages Very Good- in Very Good dust wrapper 
About a dozen pages have passages underlined in red ink, previous owner wrote page numbers and comments on rear pastedown also in red ink. Boards faintly soiled, page edges yellowed and faintly soiled, several page corners creased. Unclipped dust wrapper, sunned spine, lightly edgeworn, white portions lightly soiled.; This second memoir by the man who was the basis for 'Christopher Robin' begins at the onset of World War II. It tells of the year he spent in Italy after the war was over and of his life and family in Devon where he was a bookseller.; Recommended by Jerri C. of the ATS and AT and DES email discussion groups. Dust wrapper matches sample image. 
Price: 14.75 USD
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Big Chief Elizabeth : The Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America , MILTON, Giles
531 3129 MILTON, Giles Big Chief Elizabeth : The Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America
Softcover; Trade PB Picador: NY; c2000,2001; First Paperback Edition Very Good+  
358 pages; Faint edgewear, no spine or cover creases; a very nice copy. ; Title refers to Queen Elizabeth I. In 1586, Her Majesty received the title 'Weroanza' or 'Big Chief' from a tribe of Native Americans. The book describes a variety of Elizabethan 'characters' as well as examining the mystery of the disappearance of more than 100 English people who seem to have vanished without a trace in 1587.  
Price: 10.50 USD
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532 422 Mitchell, Paige Covenant
Hardcover Atheneum: NY; 1973; First US Edition 436 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Black dust jacket, not price clipped, rubbed and scored.; Inscribed Best Wishes Paige Mitchell on free endpaper.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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533 965 MITFORD, Jessica American Way of Birth
Hardcover Victor Gollancz Ltd: London; 1992; First British Edition Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
237 pages; Spine ends bumped, a few very small soil spots on covers, no binding problems, pages clean and bright. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, has very light edgewear.; 'The author of The American Way of Death provides a history of American childbirth from the nineteenth century to the present, exploring conventional and alternative methods, public health-care programs, high-tech births, and more. "  
Price: 9.50 USD
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534 6466 MITFORD, Nancy Blessing, The
Hardcover Hamish Hamilton: London; 1951; First British Edition 270 pages Very Good 
Spine ends and top corners lightly bumped, vertical spine crease does not damage binding, front board flared. Previous owner bookplate on front pastedown, page edges lightly yellowed and smudged; interior pages clean. Only spine, front panel, and front flap of edgeworn and torn dust wrapper present.; In this charming 1951 novel, Grace Allingham tries to understand the behavior of Charles-Edouard, her wealthy and dashing French husband. Her newly acquired aristocratic world isn't quite as blissful as she thought it would be, as she contends with former and current mistresses. There is the possibility of divorce and the possibility of Grace infatuated or in love with others. This is a very funny, ever-so-satiric novel. Our anglophile fans will enjoy the rising triumph of a young Englishwoman conquering the French. Basis for the 1959 film "Count Your Blessings" starring Deborah Kerr and Rossano Brazzi. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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535 6533 MITFORD, Nancy Don't Tell Alfred
Hardcover Hamish Hamilton: London; 1960; First British Edition 248 pages Very Good- in Very Good dust wrapper 
Corners and spine ends bumped, pastedowns and free endpapers foxed, text block edges lightly soiled and foxed. Previous owner gift inscription on front free endpaper. Light spine crease does not damage binding, long rear board crease extends to rear pastedown, spine ends and bottom corners bumped; interior pages pale yellow but clean. Dust wrapper, price cut, is a Cecil Beaton design. Edgeworn with a few chips and short closed tears; white rear panel lightly soiled. ; We meet again some of Mitford's most delightful characters. "When Alfred is suddenly posted to Paris as ambassador, Fanny must manage the huge ambassador's residence. Troubles begin at once when the previous ambassador's wife refuses to leave, setting up a rival salon across the courtyard." 
Price: 16.75 USD
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Love in a Cold Climate, MITFORD, Nancy
536 7331 MITFORD, Nancy Love in a Cold Climate
Hardcover Folio Society: London; c1949, 1992; First Edition Thus 242 pages Near Fine 
This delightful edition has an introduction by Pauline Tennant and seventeen black and white plates by Roland Pym. Wonderful wraparound pictorial binding, clean, no binding problems. A lovely copy. No dust wrapper as issued, publisher's slipcase lightly soiled and sunned at edges.; "Love in a Cold Climate" is the sequel to, and has the same narrator as "The Pursuit of Love". Fanny's tale turns to Polly Hampton, the outstandingly beautiful, wealthy daughter of Lady Montdore, Lady Montdore's devoted attendant, Boy Dougdale--the Lecherous Lecturer, and the Canadian cousin of the Montdore's, Cedric. It is a tale of sly poking fun, charm, and absorption. Polly is a contemporary of Fanny and Linda's, with even fewer choices to pursue in the game of love and marriage. Like "The Pursuit of Love", this novel is robust in the amazing supporting cast, with the charmingly eccentric Uncle Davey at the forefront. Basis for the 1980 and the 2001 television mini-series.; Recommended by Holly H. of the ATS, and AT email discussion list and by several others. This title recommended by Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DES email discussion group. 'I have 3 copies of Love in a Cold Climate now...' Nancy Mitford is listed on Scott's (author of the 'Furrowed Middlebrow' blog) 'Middlebrow Starter Kit'. Images are of actual copy on offer. 
Price: 28.95 USD
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537 5303 MIZENER, Arthur Saddest Story, The : A Biography of Ford Madox Ford
Hardcover World Publishing: NY; 1971; Second Printing Near Fine  
616 pages; Page edges faintly smudged, a very nice copy of a rather large and heavy book. No dust wrapper as issued, black slip case in lovely condition with just a few white marks on bottom edge. ; An extensive biography of this novelist, poet, literary critic, and editor. Ford (1873-1939) published over eighty books and was one of the founding fathers of English Modernism. (His grandfather was the Pre-Raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown, and his uncle William Michel Rossetti.)  
Price: 12.50 USD
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538 2706 MONTGOMERY, L. M. Anne of Windy Poplars
Softcover; Mass Market PB Bantam Books: New York; c1936, 1988; Good+  
258 pages; Spine and cover creases, edgewear, inside covers just beginning to brown, text block edges yellowing. Interior pages clean, none loose. ; The fourth book in the Anne series timeline although LMM wrote it later. 'Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known as the royal family of Summerside - and they quickly let Anne know she is not the person they had wanted as principal of Summerside High School. But as she settles into the cozy tower room at Windy Poplars, Anne finds she has great allies in the widows Aunt Kate and Aunt Chatty - and in their irrepressible housekeeper, Rebecca Dew. As Anne learns Summerside's strangest secrets, winning the support of the prickly Pringles becomes only the first of her triumphs. '  
Price: 4.00 USD
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539 2708 MONTGOMERY, L. M. Anne of Ingleside
Softcover; Mass Market PB Bantam Books: New York; c1939,1988; Good+  
277 pages; Spine and cover creases, edgewear, inside covers just beginning to brown, text block edges yellowing. Interior pages clean, none loose. ; The sixth book in the Anne series but written several years later,( just a few years before LMM's death) at the urging of her publishers for another Anne book. 'Anne is the mother of five, with never a dull moment in her lively home. And now with a new baby on the way and insufferable Aunt Mary Maria visiting -- and wearing out her welcome -- Anne's life is full to bursting.Still Mrs. Doctor can't think of any place she'd rather be than her own beloved Ingleside. Until the day she begins to worry that her adored Gilbert doesn't love her anymore. How could that be? She may be a little older, but she's still the same irrepressible, irreplaceable redhead -- the wonderful Anne of Green Gables, all grown up. . . She's ready to make her cherished husband fall in love with her all over again!'  
Price: 4.00 USD
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Magic for Marigold, MONTGOMERY, L. M.
540 6856 MONTGOMERY, L. M. Magic for Marigold
Softcover; Mass Market PB Bantam Books: NY; c1929,1989; 274 pages Very Good+ 
This Starfire edition now out of print. No spine creases, light cover creases, faint edgewear, pages yellowed (seen before in this edition); pages clean, none loose. A nice copy.; The eccentric Lesley family could not agree on what to name Lorraine's new baby girl even after four months. Lorraine secretly liked the name Marigold, but who would ever agree to such a fanciful name as that? When the baby falls ill and gentle Dr. M. Woodruff Richards saves her life, the family decides to name the child after the good doctor. But a girl named Woodruff? How fortunate that Dr. Richards's seldom-used first name turns out to be . . . Marigold! A child with such an unusual name is destined for adventure. It all begins the day Marigold meets a girl in a beautiful green dress who claims to be a real-life princess. . . . For ages 10 and up. ; Cover matches sample image. 
Price: 6.75 USD
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541 967 MONTGOMERY, L.M. Anne of Green Gables
Softcover; Mass Market PB Tor: New York; c1908,1995; Very Good  
307 pages; Light spine and cover creases, a bit of edgewear and rubbing, pages clean and bright. Odd cover illustration but a nice copy. ; The first book in the series. 'As soon as Anne Shirley arrived at the snug, white farmhouse called Green Gables, she knew she wanted to stay forever... but would the Cuthberts send her back to the orphanage? Anne knows she's not what they expected -- a skinny girl with decidedly red hair and a temper to match. If only she could convince them to let her stay, she'd try very hard not to keep rushing headlong into scrapes or blurt out the very first thing she had to say. Anne was not like anybody else, everyone at Green Gables agreed; she was special -- a girl with an enormous imagination. This orphan girl dreamed of the day when she could call herself Anne of Green Gables. 'Highly recommended.  
Price: 4.00 USD
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Rilla of Ingleside, MONTGOMERY, L.M.
542 6248 MONTGOMERY, L.M. Rilla of Ingleside
Softcover; Mass Market PB Bantam Books: NY; c1944, 1992; 277 pages Very Good- 
No spine creases, covers a bit edgeworn and rubbed, two tiny tears on front cover repaired with archival tape, inside covers age browned. Page edges pale yellow; interior pages clean, none loose.; In volume eight of the Anne of Green Gables series the youngest of Anne's children, Rilla, is almost 15. Her brothers leave Prince Edward Island to fight in World War I. A young adult novel for ages 12 and up.; Anne of Green Gables, No. 8; This title reviewed and recommended by Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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543 1949 MOORE, John Brensham Village
Hardcover Simon And Schuster: New York; 1948; Very Good in Very Good- dust wrapper  
239 pages; Clean green cloth binding, spine head and tail and corners lightly worn. Dust wrapper is edgeworn, spine and front panel are yellowed and lightly dampstained. ; The second volume in a trilogy of life in the West Country of England. This one focuses on the small village of Brensham near the market town of Elmbury. ; Reviewed in the bulletin of the Angela Thirkell Society.  
Price: 11.00 USD
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544 1368 Morella, Joe and Edward Z. Epstein Forever Lucy : The Life of Lucille Ball
Softcover; Mass Market PB Berkley Books: New York; (1986)1990; Reprint Very Good  
261 pages; Spine creases, some edgewear.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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545 1371 Morella, Joe and Edward Z. Epstein Forever Lucy : The Life of Lucille Ball
Hardcover Lyle Stuart: Secaucus, NJ; 1986; First Edition 267 pages B&W Photographs: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine head and tail lightly bumped; dust wrapper not price cut, very lightly edgeworn. A very nice copy indeed. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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