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Bless This House

by Lofts, Norah, Author of Scent of Cloves

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Second Impression
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$24.50

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London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1954. Miss Lofts presents Merravay with convincing detail and power. This book, in the course of telling a series of dramatic stories concerning successive owners and inmates of the house, contrives to acquaint us with the warp and woof of country custom and legend and at the same time fill our minds with the larger movements… Read more
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The Black Candle

by Cookson, Catherine

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780593018200
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$28.00

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London: Bantam Press, 1989. This historical novel is set in the 1880's. The author tells a story spanning nearly half a century constantly engrossing and peopled with a diversity of brilliantly realized characters. She displays all the skills of narrative, the shrewd perception of human strengths and frailties which have established her as our most widely read and best-loved novelists.… Read more
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Bright Captivity: Book One of Georgia Trilogy

by Price, Eugenia

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$26.50

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New York: Doubleday, 1991. The first volume of her eagerly awaited Georgia Trilogy. The author returns for her most powerful and unforgettable story to the richness and color of life on Georgia's St. Simons Island. This is another spellbinding historical saga. Ms. Price takes her readers on a moving journey from war-torn Georgia to the shores of England - and… Read more
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The Colour

by Tremain, Rose

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2003
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780701172961
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$32.50

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London: Chatto & Windus., 2003. 'The Colour' is a gripping drama of sacrifice and greed set during the mid nineteenth-century gold rush in New Zealand. This historical novel begins with Joseph and Harriet, along with Joseph's mother Lilian emigrating from Norfolk in search of new beginnings and prosperity. But the harsh land near Christchurch where they settle threatens to destroy… Read more
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The Dark Moment

by Bridge, Ann

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Published
1952
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$14.50

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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1952. A trip to Turkey was taken by the author prior to the writing of this book. Lady Mary Dolling O'Malley's characters are fictitious but all the incidents which take place in the book happened to someone or other whom she knew and who told her of them; nothing in the historical part has… Read more
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The Roman

by Waltari, Mika. Translated by Naomi Walford

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Gilt Edge Books
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$25.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. (c.1966) 'The Roman'.... The memoirs of Minutus Lausus Manilianus, who has won the Insignia of a Triumph, who has the rank of Consul, who is Chairman of the Priests' Collegium of the god Vespasian and a member of the Roman Senate. Mika Waltari, a master of the historical novel has here written a… Read more
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Deeper The Heritage

by Elwood, Muriel

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Very Good
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$12.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 (c.1947) Book Club Edition. This colorful and romantic novel of Montreal and Eastern Canada in the early 1700's is not only a dramatic and turbulent love-story but also a fine re-creation of daily life in Canada while it was still New France. It is essentially the love-story of Elise de Courville-Boissart, the daughter… Read more
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Cleopatra

by Ludwig, Emil Translated by Bernard Miall

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Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: The Viking Press (c.1937) Book Club Edition. . The majesty and mystery of Ancient Egypt in the turbulent days of the Roman Empire. Cleopatra.... that truly extrordinary queen whose name has come down the centuries as a symbol of all that is seductive in woman. The author presents a stirring panorama of the ancient world and lets… Read more
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