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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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£10.98

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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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THE LOCKED ROOM

by Sjowall, Maj & Wahloo, Per

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Published
1980
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Near Fine to Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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£8.23

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New York: Vintage Books, 1980. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine to Fine. Vintage V-274: The eighth novel in this award-winning husband and wife's mystery-thriller series that led the way for the many bestselling Scandanavian crime-thriller novels today. Police Inspector Martin Beck is faced with the murder of a retired longshoreman in a… 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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£26.60

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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 STATEMENT

by Moore, Brian

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Published
1996
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Fine
ISBN
9780525941286
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£17.74

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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This late novel from the highly-acclaimed Northern Irish-Canadian Moore features Pierre Brossard, who, during World War II massacred 14 Jews in Vichy France, and who, with the end of the war, became a fugitive, sentenced to death in absentia. Protected by friends in high offices in the French government and the Church,… Read more
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MASQUERADE

by Dailey, Janet

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780316171427
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£12.67

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Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A stand-alone, mid-career novel from the author who introduced the contemporary western love story to the Romance genre. This story features Remy Jardin, a New Orleans heiress suffering from amnesia after being assaulted by an unknown attacker at a carnival in France, who must untangle a mysterious accident… Read more
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KING, QUEEN, KNAVE

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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Published
1968
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
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£10.77

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1968. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). . Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good Plus. Nabokov, considered today one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, wrote this, his second novel, in Russian in 1928 while living in Berlin. It is a classic story of adultery, featuring Franz, a young man from a small town… Read more
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DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Leon, Donna

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Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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£11.61

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The 20th book in Leon's long-runnning mystery series featuring Venice, Italy's Commissario Guido Brunetti. Called away from dinner to investigate the death of a widow. Brunetti, seeing some evidience of a struggle, is disatisfied with the medical examiner's ruling of a heart… Read more
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GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD

by Chabon, Michael

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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New York: Del Rey/ Random House, 2007. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Pulitzer-Prize-winning Chabon described this fantasy novel about a pair of Jewish bandits "a swashbuckling adventure story set around the year 1000." Originally published as a 15-part serial in the New York Times from Jan. 28 to Mar 6, 2007. This copy is from the hardcover edition issued later… Read more
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THE GOLDEN EGG

by Leon, Donna

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Published
2013
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Fine
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 22nd novel in Leon's award-winning mystery series featuring Italian police detective, Commissario Guido Brunetti. This time a request from Brunetti's wife, Paola, to learn what caused a mentally disabled man who worked at their drycleaners to commit suicide. Brunetti discovers there is no record the man existed -- no… Read more
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ATLAS OF EMOTION: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film

by Bruno, Giuliana

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Published
2007
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About Very Good
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New York: Verso, 2007. Large Softcover. About Very Good. Bruno is Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University and known internationally for her work on the junctions between art and cultural history as experienced in the visual arts, architecture, film and the media. "Atlas of Emotion" won the 2003 Kraszna-Kraus Book Award in culture and history… Read more
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IMPRESSIONISM:

by Courthion, Pierre

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780810902022
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. This book's subtitle is: "The Movement, The Masters, The Precursors and the Followers," and Courthion, a 20th century Swiss writer and critic, delivers a readable art historical work, one meant for the general public, that is well illustrated with some 314 illustrations including 62 hand-tipped, full-color… Read more
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VANISHED SPLENDORS: A MEMOIR, as told to Alain Vircondelet

by Balthus (Balthazar Kossowski de Rola

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780066212609
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£20.27

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New York: Ecco Press/HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Balthus was a 20th century European artist, primarily a painter, whose works were realistic but psychologically introverted, often depicting pubescent girls in erotic and voyeristic poses. His work was known and admired by other European writers and artitists including Andre Breton and Pablo Picasso. This English translation from the… Read more
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VELAZQUEZ, PAINTER and COURTIER

by Brown, Jonathan

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780300034660
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£59.12

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Diego De Velazquez, born in Seville in 1599, was one of the great European artists of any age. His work continues to be praised and emulated by painters today more than 300 years after his death. First edition, second printing. About 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, 322… 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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£27.03

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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
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385494236
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£9.92

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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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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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RENOIR, A RETROSPECTIVE

by Wadley, Nicholas

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Published
1989
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Very Good
ISBN
9780517686133
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£29.56

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New York: Park Lane, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. This large volume does justice not only to the 124 color and 116 b & w reproductions but to the multitude of family, friends, artists, critics, and historians who have written, not always kindly, about Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), and whose comments, as well as Renoir's own letters and writings… 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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£16.89

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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 MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE

by Condon, Richard

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Published
1988
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Very Good to Near Fine
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£33.78

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Camp David, PA: Book Of The Month Club, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Very Good. Condon's 1959 satirical political thriller near perfectly reflected the "red scare" paranoia rampant in the U.S. in the late 1950s. During the Korean War, an American POW is secretly transported to Chinese Manchuria where he is brainwashed and turned into a Pavolovian… Read more
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SERGEI KONIONKOV

by Kravchenko, K.

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. Sergei Konionkov was an internationally known Russian sculptor, a supporter of the 1917 revolution and of communism, who spent a large part of his working life outside the Soviet Union, including 22 years in the U.S. His art work was largely respresentational. He worked in clay and stone and,… Read more
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