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861 3080 TREMAIN, Rose Restoration
Softcover; Trade PB Penguin: NY; c1989,1994; First Edition Thus Very Good+  
371 pages; No spine creases, very light edgewear, image from film on front cover. ; Basis for the movie of the same name starring Robert Downey, Jr. set in 17th Century England during the reign of Charles II. ; 'The double import of Tremain's title--it refers both to the reign of the 17th-century Restoration King Charles II and to the restoration to the protagonist of his beloved home and aspirations for his life--is one of the subtle delights of this accomplishe d novel, shortlisted for the Booker and winner of other awards in Britain. The story is of one man's rise and fall and rise again, of his discovery of love and faith, and his emotional maturation in a crucible of harrowing experiences. In a larger sense, however, it is a social, cultural and psychological picture of that age, when bluebloods lived in gaudy excess but others were expected to be content in their "appointed stations."

Through the whim of his adored monarch, narrator Robert Merivel becomes veterinarian to the Royal Dogs, unofficial Fool, and "paid cuckold," when he marries the King's mistress, Celia Clemence, on condition that he himself will never fall in love with her. Having unwittingly succumbed to that forbidden emotion, Merivel is cast off by both wife and King, and must join his dour Quaker friend Pearce working in a lunatic asylum in remote, bleak Whittlesea. Another tragic loss sends him back to plague-ridden London, where his life comes full turn. Merivel embodies the contradictions of his era: though he is vain, frivolous and cynical, he is also a man of sensibility, intelligence and imaginative daring; his wry, witty voice holds the reader absorbed. A thoroughly satisfying read, the complex plot is augmented by acutely observed historical detail, nuanced character development, humor and poignancy.' -Publishers Weekly. Published @ $14.00  
Price: 10.75 USD

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The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne [3 Volume Boxed Set], TROLLOPE, Anthony
862 7055 TROLLOPE, Anthony The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne [3 Volume Boxed Set]
Hardcover Folio Society: London; 2002; Fourth Printing 172,476,524 pages Illustrated by Alexy Pendle; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ 
Quarter cloth bindings with decorated paper covered boards and decorated endpapers. Two of the lovely volumes are near fine.The very good 'Barchester Towers' volume has circular dampstains on front and a few white spots on back. No dust wrappers as issued, blue slipcase, faintly dusty, has bumped corners.; The first three volumes of "The Barsetshire Novels", the first serial fiction in English literature. The six novel series tells the story of the professional and landed classes in the Victorian cathedral town of Barchester and the surrounding county. Angela Thirkell readers will recognize many of the family names and place names as she 'borrowed' Trollope's Barsetshire for her own novels of 20th century English life. 'The Warden' introduction by Owen Chadwick, 'Barchester Towers' introduction by Ruth Rendell, 'Doctor Thorne' introduction by P.D. James.; Recommended by Holly H. of the ATS and the Angela Thirkell email discussion group:'Contemporary reviewers describe "Barchester Towers" as a comic masterpiece, centering on the burning question of who will rule the diocese of Barchester. They are absolutely correct. In this novel, second in the famous Barsetshire series, Trollope introduces one of the most detestable characters in all of literature, Mrs. Proudie, and one of the slimiest, Mr. Slope. There is the dear eccentric and mild Mr. Harding, his highly marriageable daughter Eleanor, and perhaps my favorite, the Archdeacon Grantly, the spiritual opposer to the Proudie-Slope contingent and a stubborn, comic, and still admirable character. This is a classic and must reading.' This three volume set will incur extra shipping charges if sent outside the US. Images are actual copies on offer. 
Price: 64.50 USD
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Brother and Sister: A Novel, TROLLOPE, Joanna
863 6371 TROLLOPE, Joanna Brother and Sister: A Novel
Hardcover; Ex-Library Academy Chicago Publishers: NY; 2004; First US Edition 311 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Ex-library book with usual stamps and markings; in nice condition. Spine ends faintly bumped. Unclipped dust wrapper has no library markings, is faintly edgeworn. ; 'A keenly observed and elegant new novel about the families we're born into, and the ones we create.

We all need to know where we come from, where we belong. But for David and Natalie, this need to know is even more urgent, since they are adopted. Brought up by the same parents, but born to two different mothers, they have grown up as brother and sister, and share a fierce loyalty.

Their decision, in their late thirties, to embark upon the journey to find their birth mothers is no straightforward matter. It affects, acutely and often painfully, their spouses and children, the people they work with, and, most poignantly, the two women who gave them up for adoption all those years ago, and who have since made other lives, even borne other children.

Exploring her subject with inimitable imagination and humanity, Joanna Trollope once again works her magic. In this rich narrative, at once gritty and graceful, she exposes the extraordinary challenges that arise at the heart of ordinary lives.'
; Trollope, Joanna 
Price: 8.50 USD
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864 1290 TROLLOPE, Joanna Choir
Hardcover Random House: New York; 1988; First US Edition 261 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper 
Spine tail and two spots on bottom edge lightly bumped. Dust wrapper, not price cut, has slight edgewear, one small closed tear on rear panel and front flap has a crease to bottom corner. ; Basis for the PBS series. Author is a descendant of Anthony Trollope.  
Price: 11.00 USD
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865 1500 TROLLOPE, Joanna Choir
Hardcover Random House: New York; 1995; First US Edition 261 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Blue quarter cloth binding discolored at spine tail, bottom corners bumped. Binding is in excellent condition, no remainder mark. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, is faintly edgeworn. ; The worldly dean wishes to restore his beloved cathedral, even at the expense of the school choir. The headmaster is determined that nothing and no-one will should destroy the Choir. Basis for the PBS series. Author is a descendant of Anthony Trollope.  
Price: 16.50 USD
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Choir, The , TROLLOPE, Joanna
866 5478 TROLLOPE, Joanna Choir, The
Paperback; Trade PB Berkeley Publishing Group: NY; c1988, 2002; Reprint Very Good  
302 pages; No spine creases, light edgewear, rear cover and last few pages creased near bottom edge. No loose pages or binding problems. A nice copy.; The worldly dean wishes to restore his beloved cathedral, even at the expense of the school choir. The headmaster is determined that nothing and no-one will should destroy the Choir. Basis for the PBS series. Author is a descendant of Anthony Trollope.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Girl from the South, TROLLOPE, Joanna
867 6283 TROLLOPE, Joanna Girl from the South
Hardcover Viking: NY; 2002; First US Edition 294 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends bumped, faint vertical crease on spine but no binding problems. A few smudges on page edges, black remainder mark on bottom edge; interior pages clean. A nice copy. Unclipped dust wrapper very lightly edgeworn.; 'Gillon Stokes was born and raised in Charleston, like her mother and grandmother before her, but with her unconventional style she's always felt awkward among her genteel family. Then Gillon has a chance to leave Charleston for a summer internship in London, and finds the promise of something different -- a place she feels she belongs.' 
Price: 8.75 USD
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868 1476 Trollope, Joanna Men and the Girls
Paperback; Trade PB Avon Books: New York; (1992)1995; Very Good+  
248 pages; A new book, black remainder stripe on bottom text block edge, lightly edgeworn. ; "Suddenly in their sixties, the Men have reached a critical juncture--in their emotional lives, in their careers…. And in their loving relationships with the Girls, who are half their age. "  
Price: 9.00 USD
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869 1473 Trollope, Joanna Next of Kin
Paperback; Trade PB Black Swan: London; (1996)1997; Near Fine  
A lovely copy, looks unread.  
Price: 8.50 USD
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870 5972 TROLLOPE, Joanna Passionate Man, A
Paperback; Trade PB Berkley Books: NY; c1990,2000; Reprint Very Good+  
295 pages; No spine or cover creases, very light edgewear. A very nice copy.; 'The Logans were an enchanting and admirable couple. Archie had snatched Liza from her own engagement party to someone else, wooed her, swept her off to his father in Scotland, and finally married her. Now bedded firmly into country life - three children, Archie the village doctor, Liza a teacher, everything comfortable, funny, affectionate - they awaited the arrival of Archie's father, the brilliant Sir Andrew Logan, a widower for over thirty years.

When his city-clean Rover stopped in the drive, Sir Andrew was not alone. Beside him was a golden lady in caramel suede, a warm, witty, desirable widow whom everyone - except Archie - adored at once. Archie saw his father's mistress as the worm in the bud of his perfect life - a life that was to be wrenched apart before he and Liza could re-create their world.'  
Price: 8.75 USD

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871 1353 Trollope, Joanna Rector's Wife, The
Hardcover Random House: New York; 1991; First US Edition 287 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Basis for the Masterpiece Theater series. Recommended. ; Spine head and tail bumped, extremities edgeworn some soil to text block edges. Dust wrapper, not price cut, shows very light soil on the white portions. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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872 1497 Trollope, Joanna Spanish Lover
Paperback; Trade PB Black Swan: London; (1993) 1997; Very Good  
380 pages; Some spine creases, one corner of front cover just beginning to curl. Binding is good and tight, pages are clean.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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873 2188 TROLLOPE, Joanna Spanish Lover
Hardcover Random House: New York; 1993; First US Edition 334 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Red remainder dot on top text block edge, spine ends lightly bumped, paper covered board edges faintly rubbed. Dust wrapper lightly rubbed and edgeworn. ; This is the special preview edition, with no price on the dust wrapper and a message from the senior editor on the front flap.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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874 1477 Trollope, Joanna Village Affair
Paperback; Trade PB Black Swan: London; (1989)1998; Reprint Very Good+  
271 pages; Slight spine creases. ; "Lettice Deverel with her parrot, and the vicar, a wonderful man- seemed to be the ultimate achievement of her outwardly happy marriage- a loyal, if dull husband, three children, two cars, and now, the house. So why did she feel that something crucial was missing?"  
Price: 7.50 USD
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875 2024 TROLLOPE, Joanna Village Affair
Paperback; Mass Market PB Berkley Books: New York; c1989,1999; Reprint Near Fine  
292 pages; A new book. This edition contains a short interview with the author.; "Lettice Deverel with her parrot, and the vicar, a wonderful man- seemed to be the ultimate achievement of her outwardly happy marriage- a loyal, if dull husband, three children, two cars, and now, the house. So why did she feel that something crucial was missing?"  
Price: 6.00 USD
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876 1686 TRUMAN, Margaret Women of Courage
Hardcover Wm Morrow and Co.: New York; 1976; First US Edition 254 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Free front endpaper has1977 in red pencil, tape residue, and skinned areas. Spine ends bumped, faded, and lightly soiled, text block edges foxed. Dust wrapper, price clipped, edgeworn and rubbed. ; Biographies of twelve courageous American women including Prudence Crandall, Dolly Madison, Elizabeth Blackwell, Marion Anderson, and others both famous and little known from Revolutionary times to the 1970's.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Four Marys, The, TURNBULL, Agnes Sligh
877 6204 TURNBULL, Agnes Sligh Four Marys, The
Hardcover Fleming H. Revell Company: NY; 1932; 128 pages Very Good- Signed by Author
Signed by Author; The four short stories of this novel feature Mary of Nazareth, Mary of Magdala, Mary of Bethany, and Mary of Capernaum.; Signed and inscribed by the author, "for Emily & Oliver G----- with warmest regards and best wishes for a very happy Easter. Agnes Sligh Turnbull" Nice maroon cloth boards with decorative front cover embossing and lettering in gilt, spine ends and corners lightly bumped. Pages age browned, pastedowns, endpapers, and page edges foxed, top edge soiled; no binding problems, interior pages clean. No dust wrapper. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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The Ignorance of Sybilla : and other Stories, VAIZEY, Mrs. George de Horne
878 6682 VAIZEY, Mrs. George de Horne The Ignorance of Sybilla : and other Stories
Softcover; Trade PB Greyladies: Edinburgh; 2010; 220 pages New 
A new book.; A new collection of short stories from this witty and intelligent author - family stories, romances, ghost stories, WWI patriotism, stories of independent working girls and honourable chaps. Originally written at the turn of the last century, these stories are perfect miniatures of insight and humour. Now out of print. 
Price: 24.50 USD
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Women Writers of the 1930s : Gender, Politics and History, VON ARNIM] JOANNOU, Maroula ed.
879 5187 VON ARNIM] JOANNOU, Maroula ed. Women Writers of the 1930s : Gender, Politics and History
Softcover; Trade PB Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh; 1999; 224 pages Near Fine 
A new book with faint edgewear.; Sixteen essays on women writers of the liberal-left in the 1930s. Writers discussed include Elizabeth von Arnim, Elizabeth Bowen, Vera Brittain, Katherine Burdekin, Nancy Cunard, Storm Jameson, Rosamond Lehmann, Naomi Mitchison, Jean Rhys, Stevi Smith, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Rebecca West and Virginia Woolf. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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Forest Lover, The, VREELAND, Susan
880 5780 VREELAND, Susan Forest Lover, The
Hardcover Viking: NY; 2004; First US Edition 333 pages Very Good+ in Near Fine dust wrapper 
A lovely book. Faintly bumped spine ends and corners. Unclipped dust wrapper has faintest edgewear.; 'It was Emily Carr (1871-1945)—not Georgia O'Keeffe or Frida Kahlo—who first blazed a path for modern women artists, according to this novelized biography. Carr's boldly original landscapes are praised today for capturing an untamed British Columbia and its indigenous peoples just before industrialization would change them forever. Susan Vreeland brings to life this fiercely independent and underappreciated figure. From illegal potlatches in tribal communities to the gaiety of prewar Paris, Carr's story is arresting and vibrant, and Vreeland tells it with gusto and suspense.' 
Price: 10.75 USD
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Passion of Artemisia, The, VREELAND, Susan
881 6873 VREELAND, Susan Passion of Artemisia, The
Hardcover Viking: NY; 2002; First US Edition 288 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends lightly bumped, a few faint smudges to top page edges. Unclipped dust wrapper has faint edgewear. A very nice copy.; Historical novel of 17th century Rome, Florence, and Genoa based on the painterArtemisia Gentileschi, 'a woman who ignored the conventions of her day and dared to follow her heart.'; "The story of a painter who transformed Renaissance Italy with the beauty of her work. 'ThePassion of Artemisia' chronicles the extraordinary life of Artemisia Gentileschi, the first woman to make a significant contribution to art history." Dust wrapper matches sample image. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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882 348 Wambaugh, Joseph Finnegan's Week
Hardcover Wm Morrow: NY; 1993; First US Edition 8vo ; 348 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Very slight soil to bottom of text block edge. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Maid Marian , WATSON, Elsa
883 5904 WATSON, Elsa Maid Marian
Hardcover Crown Publishers: NY; 2004; First US Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
307 pages; A new book received with a bumped spine tail and bottom corners. Unclipped dust wrapper is faintly edgeworn. ; An enjoyable retelling of the Robin Hood legend. This tale of Sherwood Forest is told from Maid Marian's point of view. It 'brings to life the rollicking - and romantic - world of the Middle Ages.'; Published @ $23.95.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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884 5886 WAUGH, Evelyn Brideshead Revisited : The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
Softcover; Trade PB Little, Brown & Company: Boston; c1945,1982; Reprint Very Good-  
351 pages; No spine creases, covers creased and edgeworn especially at top rear corner, page edges lightly yellowed and soiled; interior pages clean, none loose.; Cover images are from the Granada Television/ WNET television series starring Anthony Andrews and Jeremy Irons. ' This novel was recently selected by 'Time Magazine' as one of the one hundred best English-language novels written from 1923 to the present.; "This is my favorite novel, second only to The Diary of the Provincial Lady," writes Holly H. of the ATS and AT and DES discussion groups. "I can't help but love the narrator Charles Ryder and the members of theMarchmain family. Charles is the quintessential looker-on who faithfully records a glorious lost past and grace that was England before World War II, as personified by the Marchmain family, in particular. This is the story of his love for two of the wealthy Catholic children, the innocent yet dissolute Lord Sebastian and the ultimately disconsolate Lady Julia. They are surrounded by memorable characters of the first order. One of the greatest literary pleasures of my life is discovering this gem of a novel and re-reading it on an annual basis. I highly recommend it to you."  
Price: 6.50 USD
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885 4154 WAUGH, Evelyn Loved One, The : An Anglo-American Tragedy
Hardcover; Book Club Edition Little, Brown & Company: Boston; c1948,1977; Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper  
164 pages; Spine ends faintly bumped, pages pale yellow. A bit of residue from old price sticker on front free endpaper and a slight darkening at gutter on front and rear endpaper. Dust wrapper, with sunned spine, is very lightly edgeworn, has faint soil and has one tiny closed tear ar spine gutter. ; The author dedicated this satiric look on the commercialization of death to Nancy Mitford. It features a pet cemetary, a full-service Hollywood funeral home, and the romance of an embalmer and a crematorium cosmetician and a young English poet named Dennis Barlow. The author warns that this is a nightmare and somewhat gruesome in parts...  
Price: 10.75 USD
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