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1 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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2 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; 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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