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1 6364 ABLEMAN, Paul [Read by Stephanie Cole] Waiting for God [Audio Cassettes]
Audio Tape; Ex-Library Chivers Audio Books: London; 1995; Very Good+ 
Ex-library audio cassettes with usual stamps and markings. Six audio cassettes; unabridged; cassettes in excellent condition. No decorative case, cassettes in protective cases in cardboard library box.; A novel based on the BBC1 comedy series of the same name, featuring Tom Ballard (Graham Crowden) and Diana Trent (Stephanie Cole) at the Bayview Retirement Home and their bizarre assortment of relatives and friends. The television series, that ran from 1990-1994, has been released on DVD.; Instructions on how to convert these cassettes to MP3 versions available upon request. 
Price: 24.50 USD
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A Woman's Place: 1910-1975, ADAM, Ruth
2 5476 ADAM, Ruth A Woman's Place: 1910-1975
Softcover; Trade PB Persephone Books: London; c1975, 2003; 339 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper 
A new book with faint edgewear. Persephone editions have uniform grey covers and dust wrappers with lovely decorated endpapers unique to each title (see image).; A very readable overview of twentieth century British women's lives written by a novelist historian. Chronological chapters cover topics including the suffragettes, early 'type-writers', contraception, and work in wartime amongst others. Written twenty-five years ago,' it is is both human and humane, wise and cynical, polemical and witty'.; 'A must read' says Scott, owner of the "Furrowed Middlebrow" blog. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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Superior Women, ADAMS, Alice
3 7427 ADAMS, Alice Superior Women
Hardcover Alfred A. Knopf: NY; 1984; First US Edition 368 pages Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper 
Black quarter cloth binding lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly bumped; no binding problems. Page edges pale tan; interior pages clean. Unclipped dust wrapper a bit edgeworn with a few closed tears. Pink portion of spine faded to tan, tiny skinned area on front panel, edges faintly yellowed.; The timeless coming-of-age novel about five young women who meet at Radcliffe College and together grow to maturity--through intrigues, ambitions, affairs, and marriages--from World War II to the 1980s.

Lavinia, Peg, and Cathy seem to have little in common save for their freshman status. None of them could know that their destinies are about to inextricably intertwine. Across four decades, as time and events upend their expectations, these five women discover their sexuality, reveal their secrets, and struggle with independence--sometimes surrendering, sometimes making stunning choices. A richly drawn, uncompromising novel about women's intimate, interior lives. The author graduated from Radcliffe College. ; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 12.50 USD

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4 5331 ADDIS, Faith Taking the Biscuit [Large Print] (Down to Earth volume 4)
Hardcover; Ex-Lib Ulverscroft: Leicester; c1989, 1992; 304 pages Very Good- 
Ex-library book with usual stamps and markings, spine ends and corners bumped, light soil to page edges, book is slightly cocked. No dust wrapper as issued.; Faith and Brian Addis left their London florist business in the 1970's and moved to the country in an effort to live a more leisured existance. They now live in South Devon where they raises plants and Faith is a mobile dog groomer. This fictionalised memoir is the fourth in the series but can be read and enjoyed on its own (as we did, laughing aloud at times). The BBC television series "Down to Earth" was based on these books. Highly recommended.; This series recommended by Geraldine H. of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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5 6325 ADDIS, Faith Year of the Cornflake (Down to Earth Volume 1)
Softcover; Trade PB BBC Worldwide Ltd.: London; c1983,2000; First Edition Thus 224 pages Very Good- 
Spine and cover creases, covers lightly edgeworn. Page edges yellowed, several pages have creased corners; pages clean, none loose. This edition has a new foreword by the author and a cover illustration from the BBC series.; Basis for the BBC television series 'Down to Earth'. The author's fictionalized memoirs of the family's decision in the 1970s to leave their florist business in London and move to Devon. In this first book of the series we learn about their first year running a holiday camp for children ages 6-12. A fun read; recommended.; Recommended by Geraldine H. of the DES email discussion group. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Five People you Meet in Heaven, The , ALBOM, Mitch
6 5035 ALBOM, Mitch Five People you Meet in Heaven, The
Hardcover Hyperion: NY; 2003; First US Edition; First Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper  
196 pages; A lovely book. A few faint smudges to page edges. Unclipped dust wrapper has faint edgewear. ; This novel from the author of 'Tuesdays with Morrie' is the tale of one man's life and the people this life touched. 'Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie's five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his "meaningless" life, and revealing the haunting secret behind the eternal question: "Why was I here?" '; Painful in spots but ultimately uplifting. Recommended by Mary B. and Anne of the DES email discussion group.  
Price: 19.75 USD
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House of Hope, The, ALEXANDER, Kate
7 7240 ALEXANDER, Kate House of Hope, The
Hardcover St Martin's Press: NY; 1994; First US Edition 344 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper 
'In 1861, Vittorio Speranza set sail from Italy for England with his inheritance: an ancient marble statue of Hermes, a fifteenth-century depiction of the Nativity by the Italian master Monaccio, and a gold cup attributed to Benvenuto Cellini. He also carried with him a very valuable talent-Vittorio Speranza had an almost uncanny ability to discern the priceless from the mundane, the true work of fine art from the worthless fake.' Established by Vittorio's exceptional taste in antiquities-and by his marriage to a beautiful English woman, The House of Hope auction-house dynasty spans a stark depression and two world wars.; Spine ends and top corners bumped, ink initial on front free endpaper; no binding problems, interior pages clean and bright. A nice copy. Unclipped dust wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased. Short closed tear at bottom rear flap edge.; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 9.75 USD
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Death Goes Dancing, ALLAN, Mabel Esther
8 7287 ALLAN, Mabel Esther Death Goes Dancing
Softcover; Trade PB Greyladies: Edinburgh; 2014; First Edition 204 pages Near Fine 
Detective Inspector Ewen Gilbride and his wife Frances, both keen balletomanes, are looking forward to an evening at the Darielle theatre where Sarne Saxilby is to dance Giselle. The first short ballet is over and people drift off to the bar leaving Ewen and Frances in pleasant anticipation of the treat to come. But then Lucian Darielle, pale and shaking, bursts into their box: “My dear Gilbride! Thank God you’re here! It’s Sarne! She’s dead in her dressing room! There’s a knife in her back!”

Includes an introduction by the author on her unpublished manuscripts, entitled ‘Wasted Words – or Good Experience.’

Originally written in the 1950s, this is the first publication of Death Goes Dancing. ; Faint edgewear; a very nice copy indeed.; This author enjoyed by Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DE Stevenson email discussion group. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 21.75 USD

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9 2767 AMBLER, Eric Siege of the Villa Lipp
Hardcover Random House: NY; 1977; First US Edition Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper  
275 pages; Spine ends lightly bumped, diagonal mark on front board. No binding problems, pages clean and bright. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, is edgeworn and lightly yellowed and soiled. ; A tale of intelligence and intrigue involving the sophisticated and shadowy world of quasi-legal international business. Obsessive social scientist Professor Krom is determined to expose one of the wheeler-dealers at the Mediterranean Villa Lipp.  
Price: 8.75 USD
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10 1093 Amis, Martin London Fields
Hardcover Harmony Books: New York; 1989; Third Printing Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper  
470 pages; Remainder dot on bottom edge, light soil to page edges; dust wrapper rubbed with light edgewear. ; Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. A murder is "constructed, " that is set up, and we SORT OF know about it as it's going to happen. This novel has been described as gritty and funny, magical and tightly-crafted. So, which one of Nicola's six lovers will she choose to kill her?  
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 957 Anglophile Books $15.00 Gift Certificate
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Price: 15.00 USD
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Price: 25.00 USD
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14 932 ARLOTT, John; John Snagge and Sir Gerald W. Wollaston Elizabeth Crowned Queen : the Pictorial Record of the Coronation
Hardcover Odhams Press Ltd.: London; 1993; Very Good  
B&W Photographs; 128 pages; Beautiful and ornate embossed leather binding is lightly worn at corners and spine ends. Spine is lightly sunned, book is cocked. No dust wrapper.; Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and 8 full colour plates. A wonderful book of memories (or an introduction for those of us too young to remember) of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953.  
Price: 11.00 USD
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15 1838 Aronson, Theo The King in Love : King Edward VII's Mistresses : Lillie Langtry, Daisy Warwick, Alice Keppel and Others
Hardcover Harper & Row: New York; 1988; Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper  
B&W Illustrations; 301 pages; Front endpaper has been torn out. First edition stated but no price on dust wrapper indicates a book club edition. Page edges have pale splash marks (tea? ) interior pages are clean and bright. Cover edges lightly faded with one soil spot. Dust wrapper lightly edgeworn and rubbed, flap edges yellowed, rear flap creased.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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'Allo 'Allo!: The Complete War Diaries of Rene Artois, ARTOIS, Rene, edited by Rene Fairfax, translated by John Haselden
16 6764 ARTOIS, Rene, edited by Rene Fairfax, translated by John Haselden 'Allo 'Allo!: The Complete War Diaries of Rene Artois
Softcover; Trade PB BBC Books: London; 1991; B&W Illustrations: Very Good 
Spine and cover creases, covers edgeworn, soil marks on page edges; interior pages clean, none loose.; Contains volumes 1 and 2 of the memoirs of France's greatest hero, Rene Artois, who features in the BBC TV comedy series "'Allo 'Allo" by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft. 'Every inch the patriot, always willing to do his bit, Rene in these top secret diaries lays bare some of the darkest secrets of World War Two and the little cupboard under the stairs.'; Book matches sample image. 
Price: 9.75 USD
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Nest of Ninnies, A, ASHBERY, John and James SCHUYLER
17 7222 ASHBERY, John and James SCHUYLER Nest of Ninnies, A
Hardcover Ecco Press: NJ; c1969, 1997; First Edition Thus 191 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper 
Two American poets decided to collaborate on this humorous novel, originally published in 1969, about life in the US suburbs 'purely by chance'. The bedroom community of Kelton, New York is some 50 miles from Manhattan. The well-heeled denizens we meet spend an awful lot of time playing rummy until two sisters from Paris enter their lives...; Spine ends faintly bumped, a lovely copy. Unclipped dust wrapper faintly edgeworn and rubbed.; Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea, ATHERTON, Nancy
18 6618 ATHERTON, Nancy Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea
Hardcover Viking Adult: NY; 2006; Second Printing 246 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends very lightly bumped; unclipped dust wrapper very lightly rubbed and edgeworn. A very nice copy indeed.; Another page-turning installment in this beloved cozy mystery series featuring Aunt Dimity, phantom detective. ; "Lori Shepherd is no stranger to trouble and intrigue. But when Bill, her high-profile attorney husband, receives a number of chilling death threats aimed at his family, danger hits close to home. With Scotland Yard on the case, Bill decides to send Lori and their five-year-old twins to the safety of a remote island off the coast of Scotland. There, another mystery begins to unfold— Lori suspects that the locals on the island are making a fortune running an illegal smuggling operation. What else could explain their luxurious lifestyles? But after finding a human skull washed up on the beach, Lori fears something even more sinister is going on. With Aunt Dimity’s help, Lori begins to piece together the clues, unaware of the growing danger on the island. Will the murderous threats against her family finally catch up with her?" 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Aunt Dimity's Christmas, ATHERTON, Nancy
19 7292 ATHERTON, Nancy Aunt Dimity's Christmas
Softcover; Mass Market PB Penguin Books: NY; 1999; First Printing 214 pages Very Good 
The fifth mystery in this series featuring the ghostly Aunt Dimity. "Lori Shepard's plans for a perfect family Christmas are derailed when a mysterious stranger collapses in the driveway of her cosy Cotswold cottage. As the nearby village of Finch begins its Christmas Eve celebrations, Lori must team up with Julian Bright - a devilishly attractive priest - to unearth the stranger's identity."; Spine and cover creases, light edgewear, page edges faintly yellowed.; This series recommended by several members of the DE Stevenson email discussion group. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 5.75 USD
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20 6094 ATHERTON, Nancy Aunt Dimity's Death
Softcover; Mass Market PB Penguin: NY; c1992, 1993; Reprint 244 pages Very Good  
Faint spine creases, covers creased and lightly edgeworn, page edges pale yellow; interior pages clean, none loose. ; This first title in the Aunt Dimity series introduces us to Aunt Dimity, Lori Sheperd and the law firm of Willis & Willis. Recommended.; "I love 'Aunt Dimity's Death' and 'Aunt Dimity and the Duke'."- Jerri C. of the ATS, AT and DES email discussion lists. Also recommended by Suzi S., Julie B., and Geraldine H. of the DES email discussion list.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Elsie and Mairi Go to War : Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front, ATKINSON, Diane
21 7410 ATKINSON, Diane Elsie and Mairi Go to War : Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front
Softcover; Trade PB Pegasus Books: NY; 2010; 280 pages Very Good+ 
An unread copy received with slight edgewear and light soil marks on top edge.; "When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie Knocker was a thirty year-old motorcycling divorcee and Mairi Chisholm was a brilliant eighteen-year old mechanic, living at home borrowing tools from her brother. Theirs was to become one of the most extraordinary stories of the First World War.

In 1914, they roared off to London 'to do their bit', and within a month they were in the thick of things in Belgium driving ambulances to distant military hospitals. Frustrated by the number of men dying of shock in the back of their vehicles, they set up their own first-aid post on the front line in the village of Pervyse, near Ypres, risking their lives working under sniper fire and heavy bombardment for months at a time." ; ''Elsie, a trained nurse and midwife, and eighteen-year-old Mairi, formed part of an ambulance corps which went out to Belgium in the early days of the war; they became the only women to work permanently within shouting distance of the front line at their first aid post in the little Belgian town of Pervyse. Working independently, outside military organisations, their experience of the war was probably unique among women.''- Tanya I. author of the '20th Century Vox' blog. "This is a terrific book about two brave & determined women who made a great difference to so many wounded men under the most difficult circumstances."- This title reviewed and recommended by Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DES email discussion group. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 12.50 USD

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22 4060 ATWATER, Richard and Florence Mr. Popper's Penguins
Softcover; Trade PB Little, Brown & Company: Boston; c1938,1988; Reprint 139 pages Illustrated by Robert Lawson; B&W Illustrations: Very Good+ 
No spine or cover creases, very light edgewear and rubbing; book looks unread. ; A delightful story with wonderful illustrations for ages 9 and up. 'The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.'

'Mr. Popper found it difficult enough to support his family but the addition of twelve penguins to the family made it impossible to make both ends meet. Then Mr. Popper has a splendid idea- the talented penguins would be a sensation on the stage. And so they were...' Winner of the Newbery and Caldecott awards. Highly recommended. Basis for the up-coming film starring Jim Carrey. 
Price: 5.75 USD

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23 2048 Atwood ] SULLIVAN, Rosemary The Red Shoes : Margaret Atwood Starting Out
Hardcover Harper Collins: Toronto; 1998; First Canadian Edition Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper  
359 pages; Signed by Author; Pictorial binding is faintly rubbed as is the non-price clipped dust wrapper. ; This is the first major portrait of Margaret Atwood, one of Canada's most famous, award winning authors. She won the Booker Prize in 2000 for The Blind Assasin. This book is signed on the title page by the author, an award winning biographer.  
Price: 24.00 USD
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Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues [The Bar Sinister], AUSTEN] BERDOLL, Linda
24 6291 AUSTEN] BERDOLL, Linda Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues [The Bar Sinister]
Softcover; Trade PB Sourcebooks Landmark: Napierville, IL; 2004; 465 pages Very Good- 
No spine creases, covers edgeworn and slightly rubbed, corners curled, pinhole in top corner. A few smudges to page edges and white back cover; interior pages clean.; 'This rollicking sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was originally self-published in 1999 as "The Bar Sinister". In Berdoll's wild, bawdy, and utterly enjoyable novel, the Darcys begin their married life as one of the happiest, most in-love couples imaginable. Berdoll picks up the story after their wedding, but flashes back to the days after the courtship, when Elizabeth and Darcy's passion for each other grew stronger. After a spicy wedding night, the couple finds their compatibility extends far beyond their matched wits. As Elizabeth settles into her role as mistress of a large household, her sister Jane grapples with her own, less passionate marriage to Charles Bingley. Thrown in as well are an illegitimate young man who just might be Darcy's son, a vengeful serving man who plagues the Darcys and develops an unhealthy fixation on Elizabeth, and suspicions of infidelity. Austenites who enjoy the many continuations of her novels will find much to love about this wild ride of a sequel, especially Berdoll's depiction of the enduring, strong love between Elizabeth and Darcy. Kristine Huntley, Booklist' 
Price: 8.75 USD
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Cassandra & Jane : A Jane Austen Novel, AUSTEN] PITKEATHLEY, Jill [Baroness Pitkeathley of Caversham]
25 6862 AUSTEN] PITKEATHLEY, Jill [Baroness Pitkeathley of Caversham] Cassandra & Jane : A Jane Austen Novel
Softcover; Trade PB Harper: NY; 2008; Book Club Edition 270 pages Very Good+ 
A new book with faint edgewear, top page edges yellowed. A very nice copy.; The author 'ingeniously re-imagines the unique and intimate relationship between two extraordinary siblings: Cassandra and Jane Austen. Here, she introduces readers to one of the most intriguing figures in literature, as seen through the eyes of the one person who knew her best. A remarkable read for Austen fans, it also includes the author's history behind the story.'; "They were beloved sisters and the best of friends. But Jane and Cassandra Austen suffered the same fate as many of the women of their era. Forced to spend their lives dependent on relatives, both financially and emotionally, the sisters spent their time together trading secrets, challenging each other's opinions, and rehearsing in myriad other ways the domestic dramas that Jane would later bring to fruition in her popular novels. For each sister suffered through painful romantic disappointments—tasting passion, knowing great love, and then losing it—while the other stood witness. Upon Jane's death, Cassandra deliberately destroyed her personal letters, thereby closing the door to the private life of the renowned novelist . . . until now. " Originally published @ $13.95. Cover matches sample image. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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