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76 1384 MacAvoy, R. A. A Trio for Lute; Damiano, Damiano's Lute, and Raphael
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Nelson Doubleday: Garden City; 1984; Book Club Edition Very Good+ in Very Good- dust wrapper  
633 pages; Spine head and tail bumped; dust wrapper edgeworn with small chips and closed tears. Dust wrapper spine has 1 1/2" skinned area where a label was removed and a 1 1/2" chip missing from foot of spine. ; Contains the wonderful fantasy trilogy Damiano, Damiano's Lute, and Raphael.  
Price: 10.75 USD
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77 2236 MACINNES, Colin Westward To Laughter
Hardcover; Ex-Library Farrar, Straus & Giroux: New York; 1970; Second Printing Good in Good+ dust wrapper  
8vo ; 238 pages; An ex-library copy with the expected stamps, markings, and pocket. Book is cocked, lightly soiled, spine ends bumped; interior pages clean. Dust wrapper, not price cut, was glued to book at one time so there are remnants on both pastedowns and portions of the flaps are missing. It is edgeworn, rubbed, and lightly soiled. A reading copy.; Novel is the memoir of a young Scotsman forced into slavery in the mid 1700"s in the West Indies. Author was Angela Thirkell's middle son. They had a complicated relationship.  
Price: 5.50 USD
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78 2945 MACINNES, Colin Westward To Laughter
Hardcover Farrar, Straus & Giroux: New York; c1969,1970; Second Printing Very Good- in Good+ dust wrapper  
8vo ; 238 pages; Spine ends slightly bumped, green cloth binding and coloured top text block edge have several dampstains otherwise book is clean and bright. No binding problems. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, also has dampstains along top edge and spine. It is edgeworn, rubbed, and lightly soiled with a one inch tear at front flap. ; Novel in memoir form of a young Scotsman forced into slavery in the mid 1700's in the West Indies. Author was Angela Thirkell's middle son. They had a complicated relationship.  
Price: 6.50 USD
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79 450 Marshall, Edison Yankee Pasha : The Adventures Of Jason Starbuck
Hardcover Sun Dial Press: Garden City, NY; 1948; Reprint Good  
375 pages; Pages yellowed, spine and corners lightly bumped and worn. No dust wrapper.  
Price: 7.75 USD
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80 613 Maupin, Armistead More Tales Of The City
Softcover; Trade PB Harpercollins: New York(1980); 1994; Reprint Very Good+  
340 pages; Volume two in the Tales of the City series.  
Price: 7.50 USD
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81 375 Mawson, Robert Lazarus Child
Hardcover Bantam Books: NY; 1998; First US Edition 303 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper 
Family struggles when daughter is in an accident that results in a coma.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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82 1182 Mays, Lucinda Candle and the Mirror
Hardcover Atheneum: New York; 1982; First Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
8vo; 182 pages; Spine head and top corners very lightly bumped. Dust wrapper, not price cut, is a bit rubbed.A very nice copy. ; Anne Simmons, admired her mother. It was not usual in 1895 for a woman to give speeches and travel around the country talking about women's suffrage. After the death of her father both Anne and her mother, Emily, decided their mission was to help the miners in Western Pennsylvania organize labor unions.  
Price: 9.75 USD
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83 5145 MCCANN, Colum Dancer
Hardcover Henry Holt and Co.: NY; 2003; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
336 pages; Spine ends and bottom corners bumped, just revealing boards. Unclipped dust wrapper is very lightly edgeworn and rubbed. A nice copy. ; 'From the documented facts of a real life, Irish writer Colum McCann creates an extraordinary work of fiction. This is a history of a life that gets under the skin of its hero, into his head and into the heart of the era he came to represent, into the truth of what it means to dance. An ambitious and passionate exploration into the character of world-renowned dancer, Rudolph Nureyev.'  
Price: 9.00 USD
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84 1505 McCullough, Colleen Grass Crown
Hardcover W. Morrow: New York; 1991; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper  
894 pages; Spine head and tail and corners bumped. Spine has a 2" indentation near the head. Binding is very good and tight. Vertical wrinkle in decorated rear pastedown. Dust wrapper, not price cut, worn at extremities and has a two tiny closed tears at spine tail. ; The second volume in this trilogy of the Republic of Rome.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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85 1624 McCullough, Colleen Ladies Of Missalonghi
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Harper & Row: New York; 1987; 8vo; 192 pages Illustrated by Peter Chapman; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper 
Top corner of front free endpaper clipped, spine head and tail lightly bumped. Dust wrapper lightly edgeworn with a few short closed tears. ; A fun story set in pre-WWI Australia. Admirers of L. M. Montgomery's The Blue Castle will find numerous similarities between the two books. The results of the plagiarism case brought by the heirs of L M Montgomery against this author of The Thorn Birds, have been sealed. ; 'Might be my MOST favorite book of all.'- Suzie S. of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ladies Of Missalonghi, MCCULLOUGH, Colleen
86 6785 MCCULLOUGH, Colleen Ladies Of Missalonghi
Softcover; Mass Market PB Avon Books: New York; 1988; First Paperback Edition 8vo; 189 pages Illustrated by Peter Chapman; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ 
No spine or cover creases, light edgewear and rubbing, pages browning (seen often in this edition) but not brittle; pages clean, none loose. ; A fun story set in pre-WWI Australia of a young woman coming into her own. Admirers of L. M. Montgomery's The Blue Castle will find numerous similarities between the two books. The results of the plagiarism case brought by the heirs of L M Montgomery against this author of The Thorn Birds, have been sealed.; 'Might be my MOST favorite book of all.'- Suzie S. of the DES email discussion group. Book matches sample image. 
Price: 5.25 USD
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87 793 McInnes, Graham Lost Island An Adventure
Hardcover; Ex-Library World Publishing Co: New York; 1954; First US Edition Good-  
254 pages; A 1st edition that has been rebound with a library binding. Library stamps and pocket, some pages soiled and some tears. Binding is fraying at spine head and tail and is soiled. A reading copy only; Author is eldest son of Angela Thirkell. A novel about an American that finds the island discovered by Drake in 1578. It is populated by descendants of that 1578 voyage.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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88 1815 McInnes, Graham Sushila A Novel Of India
Hardcover G. P. Putnam's Sons: New York; 1957; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good- dust wrapper  
315 pages; Spine ends and bottom corners bumped, one corner worn to boards. Previous bookstore stamp on front pastedown, text block edges browned. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, edgeworn with one large chip on front and a a few smaller ones on the spine and rear. ; The title character in this novel had a Hindu father and an American mother. Raised in New England her mother, Barbara, marries Ashok and moves to India. Their daughter, Sushila has a passion for painting and insists on going her own way.  
Price: 16.50 USD
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Nanny Diaries, The , MCLAUGHLIN, Emma and Nicola Kraus
89 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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90 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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91 313 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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92 616 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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93 264 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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94 422 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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95 234 Morris, Mary McGarry Songs In Ordinary Time
Hardcover Viking: NY; 1995; 8vo ; 740 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Two small soil marks text edge block; dust wrapper lightly rubbed and edgeworn. ;An Oprah selection and the basis of television movie of the same name. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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96 372 Mortman, Doris True Colors
Softcover; Trade PB Crown: NY; 1995; Advance Review Copy Very Good+  
537 pages; Uncorrected Proof in wraps.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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97 451 Neumann, Alfred Guerra
Hardcover Alfred A Knopf: NY; 1930; 332 pages Good 
Binding is good and tight, covers edgeworn, corners bumped revealing boards, spine sunned. No dust wrapper. A reading copy.; Sequel to "The Rebels". Translated from the German by Huntley Paterson.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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98 245 Neville, Katherine Calculated Risk
Hardcover Ballantine: NY; 1992; First US Edition 8vo ; 403 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper 
Black dust wrapper, not price clipped, lightly rubbed. A nice copy. ; Neville is the ex-vice president of a bank and author of 'The Eight'. Verity Banks, the senior woman executive at the Bank of the World decides to rob her own bank in this tale of financial intrigue.  
Price: 10.50 USD
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99 4595 O'FAOLAIN, Nuala My Dream of You
Hardcover; Ex-Library Riverhead Books: NY; 2001; First US Edition Very Good- in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
500 pages; Ex-library book with usual stamps and markings, front free endpaper removed, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, page edges have a few smudes along with library stamp. Skinned areas on pastedowns where dust wrapper protector was once glued to book; interior pages clean, no binding problems. Unclipped dust wrapper with no library markings has light edgewear and rubbing and a tiny closed tear top rear panel. ; The first novel by the author of the memoir 'Are you Somebody?' tells the story of Kathleen de Burca, an Irish travel writer living in London, who returns to Ireland after an absence of 30 years. She returns to 'investigate a true story about a relationship so passionate that it burned its way across the barriers of class and culture a scandalous affair between the wife of an English landlord and an Irish servant during the devastation of Ireland's potato famine. While back in Ireland, she meets a lover of her own who presents her with a choice that promises to alter the course of her life. As she moves toward her decision, she calls on the strengths of her identity as a woman, an Irish woman, and a woman who is no longer young. Meanwhile, she brings the story of the long-ago lovers to a denouement as tender as it is tragic. This novel explores the extremes of passion, the depths of loneliness, and the resilience of the human heart.'  
Price: 9.75 USD
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100 4684 O'FAOLAIN, Nuala My Dream of You
Softcover; Trade PB Riverhead Books: NY; c2001, 2002; First Paperback Edition Very Good-  
529 pages; Signed by Author; Signed by the author on the title page. Spine and cover creases, light edgewear and rubbing, a few smudges on page edges; interior page clean, none loose. ; The first novel by the author of the memoir 'Are you Somebody?' tells the story of Kathleen de Burca, an Irish travel writer living in London, who returns to Ireland after an absence of 30 years. She returns to 'investigate a true story about a relationship so passionate that it burned its way across the barriers of class and culture a scandalous affair between the wife of an English landlord and an Irish servant during the devastation of Ireland's potato famine. While back in Ireland, she meets a lover of her own who presents her with a choice that promises to alter the course of her life. As she moves toward her decision, she calls on the strengths of her identity as a woman, an Irish woman, and a woman who is no longer young. Meanwhile, she brings the story of the long-ago lovers to a denouement as tender as it is tragic. This novel explores the extremes of passion, the depths of loneliness, and the resilience of the human heart.' An engrossing and complex read.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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