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Touch Not The Cat

by Stewart Mary

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
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$15.95

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An exciting novel, beautifully written. Touch Not The Cat is the contemporary thriller at its best. Previous owner's name to ffep. Price-clipped dust jacket. A sharp cornered clean book. A good read.
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The Book of Lights

by Potok Chaim Author of The Chosen, The Promise, Etc.

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780394520315
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$18.95

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1981 Chaim Potok is widely known for his novels of contemporary JewishLife in America. He was trained and ordained as a Rabbi and served as a U,S, Army Chaplain in Korea. A clean, bright book.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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A Different Kind of Christmas. A Tale By the Author of Roots

by Haley, Alex

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$36.95

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New York: Doubleday, 1988. Pulitzer Prize winning author Alex Haley gives us a moving story of physical and moral courage., and an unforgettable tale of spiritual regeneration. This book will delight and inspire readers of all ages and faiths. Woodcut and jacket by David Frampton. An immaculate book in a price-intact dust jacket.It is in gift giving condition and… Read more
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The Children Of Men. First U K Edition

by James, P.D

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Print
ISBN
9780571167418
Item Price
$42.50

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London: Faber and Faber, 1992. In this astonishing novel, an entirely new departure in her writing, P.D. James imagines a future England where human infertility has spread like a plague. By the year 2021 no babies have been born for a quarter of a century, not since year Omega, anywhere in the inhabited world. The very old are driven… Read more
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The Prince and The Pilgrim

by Stewart, Mary. Author of The Merlin Trilogy

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688145385
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$26.95

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New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1996. Mary Stewart, author of the well-known "The Merlin Trilogy" and so much more, now pens The Prince and The Pilgrim. A story of adventure, love and sorcery! The author returns to the world of King Arthur and Camelot - the magic era which she depicted in her highly acclaimed Merlin Trilogy,… Read more
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All Over The Town: A Novel

by Delderfield, R.F

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671229207
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$16.75

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1977. Author's first book. A novel about love, life and scandal in a small English town. R.F. Delderfield confronts the hypocrisy and corruption of the small English sea-side town of Sandcombe in the aftermath of the Second World War. An entertaining, light read. Scenic wrap-around price-intact dust jacket. A crease to front panel.… Read more
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The Palazzo

by Chamberlin Mary (Mary Chamberlin Harding)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$27.50

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Philadelphia & New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1971. American born author of Dear Friends and Darling Romans. Mary Chamberlin has written about the eternal delights of the Eternal city - about Americans in Rome doing what Americans do and Romans doing as Romans have done for centuries. A clean, bright book in a price-intact illustrated lightly soiled dust jacket.… Read more
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The Children. Author of The Family

by Fedorova Nina

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$38.75

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Boston: Atlantic Little Brown and Company, 1942. Nina Fedorova, who wrote so beautifully of China in her Atlantic prize-winning novel "The Family" , once more selects this war scorched country as the setting. It is her second book. A lovely, bright book in a price-intact dust jacket... First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Good Plus.
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Fall On Your Knees

by MacDonald Ann-Marie

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780684833200
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$44.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Author's first novel. Fall On Your Knees takes us from haunted Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, through the battlefields of WWI to the emerging jazz scene in New York City, and into the lives of four unforgettable sisters. It is a story of inescapable family bonds, of terrible secrets, of miracles, racial strife,… Read more
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Rhett Butler's People. Based on Gone With The Wind

by McCaig Donald

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780312262518
Item Price
$46.75

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007. The authorized novel based on Margaret Mitchell's Gone With The Wind. Donald McCaig, award winning author of Jacob's Ladder was chosen by the Margaret Mitchell estate to write Rhett Butler's People. Rhett Butler - Renegade, Outcast, Rebel, Lover, Gambler and Southerner. The author has brought this excellent sequel to vivid and authentic life.… Read more
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Woman In Red

by Goudge, Eileen

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781593154448
Item Price
$24.50

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New York: Vanguard Press, 2007. Eileen Goudge has written a compelling novel about loss, loyality, love and the high price of redemption. A bright copy with the look and feel of newness. The condition of this book promises to please. Photo-illustrated price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Dragon Fire

by Kaplan, Andrew

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780446513371
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$26.50

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New York: Warner Books, 1987. Author's third book. A masterpiece of intrigue. A shattering work that explores the very limits of loyality and courage, patriotism and erotic love, it will lead you step by chilling step to a shocking and unforgettable climax. Price-intact illustrated wrap-around dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Pillow Fight

by Monsarrat, Nicholas

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$36.50

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London: Cassell, 1965. BOMC Edition. This excellent English author who penned The Cruel Sea, The Tribe That Lost Its Head, The Story of Ester Costello, etc. once again gives us another beautifully written novel with a tragic undercurrent. Moving expertly from Cape Town to New York, to the Bardados and back to Cape Town, Mr. Monsarrat studies the corrupting influence… Read more
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Dance With The Devil

by Douglas, Kirk

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780394582375
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$26.50

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New York: Random House, 1990. At the heart of this fast-paced page-turner is the story of one man's struggle for redemption as the Jew he's pretended to be, as an artist, as a father struggling to regain his child, and as a lover desperately trying to lose himself in the arms of a woman who arouses him as no… Read more
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The Palace

by Erdman, Paul

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385244886
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$26.50

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New York: Doubleday, 1988. The grand master of the financial thriller is back with a fascinating look at the shady, heady world where Wall Street and the casinos of Las Vegas and Atlantic City collide. The story takes us from money-laundering schemes in the Cayman Islands to behind -the-scenes gambling operations. Illustrated price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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Embassy

by Waller, Leslie

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780070679412
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$24.50

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1987. London. July 4 is seven days away. The political and show business celebrities of Washington and London have been invited to the American Ambassador's residence to celebrate that fateful day. A rare political thriller pitting real people with private conflicts against a far broader public crime. It's concerns mirror not only the life-throes of… Read more
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Burden Of Desire

by MacNeil, Robert

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385420198
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$38.00

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New York/Toronto: Doubleday, 1992. In his first novel Robert MacNeil opens the wounds of history to trace three lives caught in the whirlwind of World War I. Novel is set in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the time of the Great Halifax Explosion. Map endpapers.Illustrated price-intact dust jacket. Jacket painting- Halifax Harbour, Time of War- by Arthur Lismer. A… Read more
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California Gold

by Jakes, John

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780394561066
Item Price
$34.50

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New York: Random House, 1989. Sweeping from 1886 - 1921, the novel explores the lure and the legends of California, charts its change from a frontier to a modern state and chronicles as only Jakes can the loves and battles of a host of vivid characters. Price intact illustrated dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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The Plains Of Passage. Earth's Children

by Auel, Jean M

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780517580493
Item Price
$48.50

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New York: Crown Publishers,, 1990. Ayla, the heroine first introduced in The Clan of The Cave Bear is known and beloved by millions of readers. Now in The Plains of Passage, Ayla's story continues. It is an astonishing novel of discovery, danger and love. Map endpapers. A bright, clean book in a price-intact pictorial wrap-around dust jacket.. First Edition,… Read more
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The Mammoth Hunters. Earth's Children Series

by Auel, Jean M

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780517556276
Item Price
$48.50

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New York: Crown Publishers,, 1985. Jean M. Auel's third novel in the Earth's Children Series. Author of The Clan of The Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, etc. This book is set in the challenging terrain of Ice Age Europe. The Mammoth Hunters is an epic novel of love, knowledge, jealousy, and hard choices. Map endpapers (a two page… Read more
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