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P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS

by P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy)

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Published
1987
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
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9780517641118
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New York: Avenel Books, 1987. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. An omnibus edition collecting three of James' first four novels ("Cover Her Face," (1962), "A Mind To Murder," (1963), and "Shroud for a Nightingale," (1971), with an introduction by the author. First printing, first American edition. About 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 760 pages… Read more
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SHARPE'S HAVOC

by Cornwell, Bernard

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Published
2003
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Fine
ISBN
9780060530464
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£10.87

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New York: Harper/Collins, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. The 21st novel in Cornwell's historical adventure series featuring British solldier, Richard Sharpe, during the Napoleonic era at the beginning of the 19th century. It is 1809 and the French are attacking Portugal with the aim of controlling the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. Lt. Sharpe and his small contingent of… Read more
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ONE BY ONE

by Ware, Ruth

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Published
2020
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Very Good
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New York: Scout Press/Simon & Schuster, 2020. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The sixth psychological suspense-thriller from the British author currently being compared to the legendary Agatha Christie features a winter storm and avalanche in the French Alps that traps the corporate brass of a new tech start-up while they try to decide on a buy-out offer. And then… Read more
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TATE MODERN, the Handbook

by Blazwick, Iwona & Wilson, Simon, Editors

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Published
2001
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Fine
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London: Tate Gallery Publishing Ltd., 2001. Large Softcover. Fine. Tate Modern is Britain's museum of international modern art, holding Britain's collection of UK art from 1900 to the present, as well as extensive collections of international modern and contemporary art. The "Handbook" was published in conjunction with and to celebrate Tate Modern's move into new, expanded and renovated… Read more
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THE MOON MAID

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Published
1926
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About Very Good
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. Hardcover. About Very Good. A well-regarded stand-alone fantasy novel from the creator of the Tarzan and the John Carter of Mars fantasy series. Written between 1919 and 1925, the book is loosely based on World War I and the Russian Revolution rolled into a single "Great War" lasting until 1967 with victory… Read more
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DEATH OF A GHOST

by Beaton, M.C. (Marion Chesney)

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Published
2017
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Near Fine
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2017. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The 32nd book in Beaton's long-running, highly-regarded cozy mystery series set in rural Scotland and featuring Sgt. Hamish Macbeth. This time Macbeth decides to put an end to a haunted castle rumor by spending the night at the ruined castle with patrolman Charlie Carson. Carson promptly falls through… Read more
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THE WHITE PEACOCK

by Lawrence, D. H.

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1966. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. D.H. Lawrence is certainly best-known for his erotic classic, "Lady Chatterly's Lover," but the British writer's first published novel is "The White Peacock," first published in 1911. It is written in the first person, narrated by a sensitive young man named Cyril Beardsall, who tells the story,… Read more
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THE NOTEBOOK OF ELBERT HUBBARD

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Published
1927
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Good Plus to Very Good
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New York: William H. Wise & Company, 1927. Original Paper Wraps. Good Plus to Very Good/Good To Good Plus. Elbert Hubbard was a reporter, writer, philosopher, publisher and artist as well as a successful businessman at the end of the 19th-beginning of the 20th century. He is most often remembered today as the founder of the Roycroft artisan… Read more
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AMSTERDAM

by McEwan, Ian

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Published
1999
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Fine
ISBN
9780385494236
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£9.83

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New York: Talese/Doubleday, 1999. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Amsterdam," British author McEwan's seventh novel, won England's Booker Prize in 1998. It is the story of two men, a composer and a newspaper editor, who, after attending the funeral of a woman who committed suicide before a brain disease killed her, mutually agree to help each other end his life… Read more
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WHIP HAND

by Francis, Dick

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Fine
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9780762188710
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Pleasantville, NY: Impress Mystery/Reader's Digest. Hardcover. Fine. The 18th novel in the award-winning Francis' long-running series of mystery-crime novels with a setting featuring English horse racing. This one features Sid Halley, ex-jockey, now a private detective after a career-ending injury, investigating why promising horses from a top trainer are continually failing in the biggest races. Originally published in… Read more
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RAMAGE AND THE DRUM BEAT

by Pope, Dudley

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Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus.
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Glasgow: Fontana/Collins, 1977. First Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. The second novel in Pope's highly-praised 18-book series of historical sea warfare fiction set in the late 17th-early 18th century and featuring British Lt. Nicholas Ramage and his tiny cutter, "HMS Kathleen." The cutter is assigned as courier to British forces at Gibralter in the days before… Read more
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THE LAST PURITAN

by Santayana, George

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Published
1936
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Very Good
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. The Last Puritan" is philosopher George Santayana's only novel and probably much to his surprise, it became a bestseller in 1935-36. Subtitled "A Memoir in the Form of a Novel," set in New England and in England around Oxford, it sets out the life of Oliver Alden. The book,… Read more
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U.S. CAMERA INTERNATIONAL PICTURES, 1963

by Maloney, Tom, Editor

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Published
1962
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Good Plus to Very Good
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New York: U.S. Camera Publishing Corp., 1962. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good To Good Plus. In 1963, U.S. Camera's annual international collection of fine photography included a noteworthy section of photos of President Kennedy and his family two years into his first term in office and only months before his assassination. It also included a portfolio of… Read more
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THE PARNELL TRAGEDY

by Abels, Jules

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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£16.51

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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1966. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. A biography of legendary Irish Nationalist Charles Parnell, leader of the Home Rule movement of the late 19th century, viewed as a hero with a single flaw in the manner of Greek Tragedy. Parnell, a Protestant politician who allied himself with the Irish Catholic public… Read more
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THE COMFORTS OF HOME

by Hill, Susan

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Published
2018
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Fine
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New York: The Overlook Press, 2018. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 22nd novel in this bestselling, award-winning British novelist's career, and the ninth in her singularly popular mystery-crime series featuring Detective (now Chief Superintendent) Simon Serrailler. Serrailler, rehabbing on a remote Scottish island from the injury suffered on his last case, is drawn into the investigation of a puzzling murder… Read more
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LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER

by Lawrence, D. H.

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1960. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. A copy of the first American edition of this now classic novel by British author, D.H. Lawrence. Originally published in Italy in 1928 and the following year in Australia and France, the book was banned in the U.S. until it was ruled not obscene by the U.S. Court of… Read more
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THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE

by Hardy, Thomas

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Published
1942
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Fine
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New York: The Heritage Press, 1942. Hardcover. Fine/Issued Without Jacket. This classic of Victorian era romantic literature was Hardy's sixth novel (his seventh counting his unpublished first work). There was some difficulty at first finding a publisher since social and sexual conflict was not openly discussed in late 19th century England. The title refers to Clym Yeobright, a… Read more
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THE FORSYTE SAGA

by Galsworthy, John

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Perhaps the most famous trilogy in English literature, in which Galsworthy chronicled the fortunes and fates of lawyer, Soames Forsyte, and his family as it lived its collective lives during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The family was keenly aware of its social status as "new… Read more
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ART IN AMERICA, March 2003

by Baker, Elizabeth C., Editor

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
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New York: Brant Art Publications, 2003. Magazine. Near Fine. Art In America" magazine, March 2003, issue. About 9 x 10 3/4 inches, 152 pages in glossy light card wrappers featuring Picabia's "Portrait of a Couple," 1942-43 on front cover; Gagosian Gallery ad for Ed Ruscha photo exhibition, Beverly Hills, CA, on back. Articles include Brooks Adams on Picabia,… Read more
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ART IN AMERICA, May, 1986

by Baker, Elizabeth C., Editor

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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New York: Brant Art Publications, 1986. Magazine. Very Good. Vol. 74, No. 5: Featured articles include Jennifer Bartlett retrospective; essay on relationship between art and corporate worlds by Suzanne Stephens; Arte Povera at P.S. 1; and Ruben Nakian retrospective. Also regular departments: Issues & Commentary by Carter Ratcliff; Review of Books; Review of Exhibitions. About 8 1/2 by… Read more
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