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Illustrated Lark Rise to Candleford : a Trilogy, THOMPSON, Flora
861 7121 THOMPSON, Flora Illustrated Lark Rise to Candleford : a Trilogy
Hardcover Crown: New York; 1983; First American Edition 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages Illustrated by Various Illustrators; Color Illustrations: Near Fine in Very Good dust wrapper 
A lovely clean copy with red cloth binding. Unclipped dust wrapper lightly edgeworn with a few small chips and creases and two short closed tears on rear panel, spine lightly sunned.; Profusely illustrated with colour and monochrome illustrations, including several by Helen Allingham. This is a lovely abridgement of the Candleford trilogy, a fictionalized memoir of rural life in Oxfordshire in the late 1800's. Recommended.; The trilogy recommended by Geraldine H., Martha P., and Ruth of the DES email discussion group. This edition recommended by Alandra of the E Goudge email discussion list. Oversized book will not fit safely in International Priority Mail envelope. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Lark Rise To Candleford : A Trilogy, THOMPSON, Flora
862 6483 THOMPSON, Flora Lark Rise To Candleford : A Trilogy
Softcover; Trade PB David R. Godine: Boston; c1939-43, 2009; Second Printing 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 556 pages Illustrated by Julie Neild; B&W Illustrations: Near Fine 
A new book; faint edgewear.; Trilogy edition containing 'Lark Rise', 'Over to Candleford', and 'Candleford Green'. Basis for BBC television series. Author, born in 1876, lovingly recounts the country life of her childhood in a hamlet on the Oxfordshire - Northhamptonshire border. This edition has an introduction by Richard Mabey and lovely wood-engraving illustrations by Julie Neild.; Recommended by Geraldine H. and Kristi J. of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Aristocrats : The Illustrated Companion , TILLYARD, Stella
863 5626 TILLYARD, Stella Aristocrats : The Illustrated Companion
Softcover; Trade PB Seven Dials: London; 2000; Near Fine  
Color Photographs; 208 pages; A lovely unread copy with faint edgewear.; The story of the four Lennox sisters is also a 'rich social history of eighteenth century Britain. The daughters of the Second Duke and Duchess of Richmond lived in magnificence as mistresses of some of the most splendid houses in England and Ireland through turbulent times, from the Jacobite Rebellion to the French Revolution.'This companion book for the BBC (PBS) series carefully details how their lives were made into a lavish television drama and the text is entirely different from the biography by Tillyard which was the basis for the series. Photographs reveal the spectacular treasure trove of houses, furniture, objects, and paintings commissioned by the sisters as well as numerous stills from the series.  
Price: 11.75 USD
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Pre-Raphaelites At Home, TODD, Pamela
864 5018 TODD, Pamela Pre-Raphaelites At Home
Hardcover Watson- Guptill Publishing: NY; 2001; First US Edition 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages Color Illustrations: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
A new book with faint edgewear to dust wrapper. ; The semi-secret Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a fiery group of young artists, designers and thinkers, led by the charismatic figure of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This book 'explores their personalities and work through the places and haunts they made their own, presenting an intimate view of an important section of the avant-garde artistic community and placing it firmly in its Victorian context. "Pre-Raphaelites at Home" is a book about personality and place. Biographies of each of the extensive cast of characters open the book, followed by a chronology of the significant events affecting the group over more than 60 years. In the succeeding chapters Rossetti, John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt and Thomas Woolner are joined by William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and their intimate circle. Place by place, we are led through the story of subtly shifting allegiance, of love and deaths, adultery and illness, as the angry young men became successful, and, in some cases, even respectable. The lively narrative, packed with quotation from their own work, is lavishly illustrated with full colour reproductions of Pre-Raphaelite paintings and portraits, photographs of interiors, furnishings and textile designs, and black and white contemporary photographs of the artists, their homes and their studios, as well as line drawings, sketches and cartoons from Punch and material from the Illustrated London News. Recommended.; A picture of AT as a child that we have not seen previously is included in this book. Published @ $40.00. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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865 6324 TOTH, Susan Allen My Love Affair with England : a Traveler's Memoir
Hardcover Ballentine Books: New York; 1992; First Edition 320 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends very slightly bumped, tiny tear to front pastedown. Unclipped dust wrapper, faintly rubbed and edgeworn. A very nice copy.; A collection of delightful essays and several useful travel tips. The author 'explored the countryside, traveled both second-class and in luxury, theatre-hopped, hunted for ghosts, and honeymooned'. A book that Anglophiles will especially enjoy and wish they had written. Recommended.; Recommended by Jerri C., Julie B., and Sally R. of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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866 2070 TOWNSEND, Sue Adrian Mole Diaries : The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Age 13 3/4 and the Growing Pains of Adrian Mole
Hardcover Grove Press: New York; 1986; First US Edition 342 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine head and tail lightly bumped; top text block edge faintly soiled, previous owner signature on front endpaper. Dust wrapper, not price cut, is lightly edgeworn. ; The first two Adrian novels issued in one volume.  
Price: 12.50 USD
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867 5150 TRAVERS, P.L. [Helen Lyndon Goff] Mary Poppins in the Park
Hardcover Harcourt, Brace & Company: San Diego; c1952, 1997; Reprint Illustrated by Mary Shepard: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
B&W Illustrations; 265 pages; A new book with bumped spine ends and an unclipped dust wrapper with very light edgewear and rubbing. ; The fourth book in this beloved series. It features six adventures that occured during the magical nanny's first three visits to Cherry Tree Lane. The illustrator, Mary Shepard, was the daughter of E.H. Shepard who did the illustrations for the Winnie the Pooh books and Wind in the Willows amongst others. 'Travers chose Mary Shepard as the illustrator when she saw a hand-drawn Christmas card Mary had done. Shepard was a graduate of the Slade School of Art, and was married to E.V. Knox, the editor of Punch, the British humor magazine.' Recommended.; Published @ $18.00.  
Price: 12.75 USD
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868 3044 TRAVERS, P.L. [Helen Lyndon Goff] Mary Poppins Opens the Door
Hardcover Harcourt, Brace & Company: San Diego; c1943, 1997; Reprint Illustrated by Mary Shepard and Agnes Sims: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
B&W Illustrations; 255 pages; A new book with bumped spine ends and a dust wrapper with very light edgewear and rubbing. ; Mary Poppins returns to Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, London in a fireworks rocket during the Guy Fawkes' celebration. She is just in time as the five Banks children have grown rather wild without a nanny. Their adventures with the magical, but firm, nanny in this book involve the Marble Boy, Peppermint Horses and the Cat That Looked at the King. This is a reprint of the original US edition. Some of the illustratio ns were done by Agnes Sims because WWII restrictions prevented the arrival of the original Shepard illustrations. The illustrator, Mary Shepard, was the daughter of E.H. Shepard who did the illustrations for the Winnie the Pooh books and Wind in the Willows amongst others. 'Travers chose Mary Shepard as the illustrator for her Mary Poppins books when she saw a hand-drawn Christmas card Mary had done. Shepard was a graduate of the Slade School of Art, and was married to E.V. Knox, the editor of Punch, the British humor magazine.' Recommended.; Published @ $18.00.  
Price: 13.50 USD
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869 964 TREASE, Geoffrey Seven Queens of England
Hardcover Vanguard Press: New York; 1953; Good  
254 pages; Gray cloth soiled, spine a bit sunned, text block edges yellowed. Previous owner name on front free endpaper, a few pages soiled, no binding problems. No dust wrapper. ; Published the year of Queen Elizabeth's Coronation this is a brief history of all seven female monarchs of England that ruled in their own right. Text is rather large, it is possibly a young adult book. '  
Price: 10.00 USD
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870 2621 TREFUSIS, Violet Broderie Anglaise
Hardcover Harcourt Brace: San Diego; c1935,1985; First US Edition Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper  
120 pages; Remainder mark on bottom text block edge, otherwise a lovely copy. Dust wrapper, price clipped, is slightly edgeworn and rubbed. ; 'Long before the love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Trefusis was disclosed in "Portrait of a Marriage", Vita wrote about it in her novel "Challenge" and Virginia Woolf made it an episode in "Orlando". Violet Trefusis provided a view from the third side of this romantic (and literary) triangle in this novel, first published (in French) in 1935. In this delightful roman a clef, written as a drawing room comedy that unfolds during a single afternoon, the relationships among these three women are freshly illuminated. ' With a new introduction by Victoria Glendinning.  
Price: 16.00 USD
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871 1170 Trefusis, Violet Echo
Hardcover Viking: New York; (1931)1990; First US Edition Near Fine in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
8vo; 109 pages; Remainder mark, bottom edge; dust wrapper, not price cut, has a sunned spine. ; Translated from the French by Sian Miles. A tragic love story set in the Highlands.  
Price: 17.50 USD
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Hunt The Slipper, TREFUSIS, Violet
872 6707 TREFUSIS, Violet Hunt The Slipper
Softcover; Trade PB Dial Press, A Virago Modern Classic: Garden City, NY; c1937,1984; First Edition Thus 180 pages Very Good 
Light spine creases, covers a bit edgeworn, remainder spray to bottom edge, a few smudges to page edges; interior pages clean, none loose. ; New introduction by Lorna Sage. Violet Trefusis was the daughter of Alice Keppel (one of Edward VII's mistresses and an ancestor of Camilla Parker Bowles.) She is best remembered for her affair with the author Vita Sackville-West but wrote eleven books herself (four of them in French. ) As she never fit comfortably into British Society she moved with her husband to France in 1921. This is her sixth novel, originally published in 1937, and presenting with sophistication what it is like to be in love, suffer, and laugh. This is the story of 49-year-old Nigel Benson, and Sir Anthony Crome's new wife, Caroline. Trefusis has made a masterful study of the green-eyed monster, jealousy. ; Front cover matches sample image. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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873 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
874 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
875 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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876 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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877 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
878 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
879 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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880 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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881 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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882 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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883 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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884 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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885 1353 Trollope, Joanna The Rector's Wife
Hardcover Random House: New York; 1991; First US Edition 287 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
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. ; Basis for the Masterpiece Theater series. Recommended.  
Price: 10.50 USD
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