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Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell only published one complete novel, but it was quite the book - Gone With the Wind earned her the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 and National Book Award for 1936. The epic romance tale set in and around Atlanta, Georgia during the American Civil War has remained a bestseller, even before the equally popular film starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh was made in 1939.
Lolita

Lolita

by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita is widely regarded as one of the greatest books of the 20th Century. The cultural influence of Lolita cannot be understated, and numerous editions have been printed since 1955. The book has been made into movies, plays, and has sparked countless conversations about relationships and the nature of obsession. Even the covers of the later editions have sparked controversy, as they feature potentially suggestive depictions of the famous "nymphet". Unsurprisingly, Lolita is often at the top of banned... Read more about this item
Just David

Just David

by Eleanor H Porter

Just David is a 1916 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It was among the top six bestsellers in cities across the United States in 1916, and in July 1916 it was the second bestselling novel. Originally published by Houghton Mifflin, it tells the story of a young boy, David, who must learn to adapt to living with others after the death of his recluse father; along the way, the villagers and his adoptive parents adopt as much or more to him.
Streets Of Laredo

Streets Of Laredo

by Larry McMurtry

Streets of Laredo is a novel by Larry McMurtry. Although it was published second, it is chronologically last in the Lonesome Dove series.
Les Miserables

Les Miserables

by Victor Hugo

Considered one of the
greatest novels of the 19th century, Les Miserables (translated variously from
French as The Miserable Ones, The Poor Ones, The Wretched Poor, The Victims) is
a French historical novel by Victor Hugo. The story follows the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean from 1815 through the 1832 Rebellion in Paris. Les Miserables' beloved story of redemption encourages compassion and hope in the face of adversity and injustice.   The epic novel is divided in
five volumes,... Read more about this item
Cross Creek

Cross Creek

by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


Originally published in 1942, Cross Creek has become a classic in modern American literature. For the millions of readers raised on The Yearling, here is the story of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's experiences in the remote Florida hamlet of Cross Creek, where she lived for thirteen years. From the daily labors of managing a seventy-two-acre orange grove to bouts with runaway pigs and a succession of unruly farmhands, Rawlings describes her life at the Creek with humor and spirit. Her tireless determination... Read more about this item
Salem's Lot

Salem's Lot

by Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are Full Dark, No Stars; Under the Dome; Just After Sunset; Duma Key; Lisey’s Story; Cell; and the concluding novels in the Dark Tower saga: Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, and The Dark Tower. His acclaimed nonfiction book On Writing is also a bestseller. In 2003, he was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he... Read more about this item
The Last Werewolf

The Last Werewolf

by Glen Duncan

Glen Duncan is the author of seven previous novels. He was chosen by both Arena and The Times Literary Supplement as one of Britain’s best young novelists. He lives in London.
Ulysses Annotated

Ulysses Annotated

by Don; Seidman, Robert J Gifford

The Oxford Companion To New Zealand Literature

The Oxford Companion To New Zealand Literature

by Roger and Wattie, Nelson Robinson

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With Mystics and Magicians In Tibet

by Alexandra David Neel

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On the Trail Of the Silver Brumby

by Honor Auchinleck Elyne Mitchell

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The New Temple Shakespeare

by William and Ridley, M R Shakespeare

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Kijk Naar De Vis

by Jan Fontijn

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Le Temps D'Un Soupi

by Anne Philipe

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Verzamelde Werken IV

by Johan Andreas D�R Mouw

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Mille Ans De Contes

by C?Cile Gagnon

Western Literature Books & Ephemera

The Master's Wife

The Master's Wife

by Andrew Macphail

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. New Canadian Library No. 138. 1st thus. G+ copy . Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 1977.
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£10.00
The Spider's House

The Spider's House

by Paul Bowles

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. 1st thus (April 1982). 406pp. Full green morocco with embossed black titles and decoration to front cover and spine, decorative marbled endpapers (bindery unknown). VG copy, binding square and tight, spine discoloured to brown, internally excellent - a beautiful and unique copy . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1982.
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£250.00
La Guerra: A Spanish Saga

La Guerra: A Spanish Saga

by Stephen D. Frances

New York: Dell Publishing Co.. 1st thus (1971). 666pp. SIGNED by the author and inscribed to the writer Christopher Robbins (1946-2012) to first chapter page. VG copy . Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 1971.
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£10.00
The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

London: Jonathan Cape. 3rd printing (1986). 324pp. Near Fine/Near Fine copy, pages tanned, price-clipped, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1986.
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£60.00
Histoires comme ça

Histoires comme ça

by Kipling, Rudyard

Paris, Galimard, 1983. Softcover. Good.
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£8.54
Acht gedichten - in het Engels

Acht gedichten - in het Engels

by Hanlo, Jan

Haarlem : Houtpers, 1986. Softcover. Good. Oorspronkelijk omslag in cahiersteek, stofomslag, softcover, gedichten in het Engels, oplage 175 genummerde exemplaren, dit is nummer 59, 8vo.
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£14.08
Legends Of The Comstock Lode

Legends Of The Comstock Lode

by Beebe, Lucius

Beebe, Lucius. Legends of the Comstock Lode. Paperback. 1954, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA. By Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. First Edition Thus. USED. VG Condition/ None as issued. 82 pages, indexed. 6 X 9 1/8. Lucius Morris Beebe (1902–1966) was a notable American writer, journalist, and columnist. His diverse interests led him to explore topics such as railroad history, café society, and gourmand culture."
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£23.51£11.76
The Lion of England

The Lion of England

by Eve Trevaskis

London: Robert Hale & Company. 1st printing (1975). 191pp. Ex-library with usual markings. Good reading copy, jacket laminated to covers and front jacket flap pasted to rfep, library labels to ffep and stamps to colophon . Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1975.
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£60.00
Life After Life

Life After Life

by Kate Atkinson

On a old and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. Ursula dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on toward its second cataclysmic world war. Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the... Read more about this item
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£21.16
Comstock Commotion: The Story of The Territorial Enterprise and Virginia City News

Comstock Commotion: The Story of The Territorial Enterprise and Virginia City News

by Beebe, Lucius

Beebe, Lucius. Comstock Commotion: The Story of The Territorial Enterprise and Virginia City News. Copyright 1954, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA. Used. VG Condition/ No DJ included. A nice copy. USED. 129 pages 6 ¼ X 9 5/8. "Lucius Morris Beebe (1902–1966) was indeed a notable American writer, journalist, and columnist. His diverse interests led him to explore topics such as railroad history, café society, and gourmand culture."
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£23.51£11.76
Lucy Gayheart

Lucy Gayheart

by Willa Cather

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1st printing (1962). 231pp. VG/VG copy, binding tight with very slight forward lean, ink price to ffep, jacket lightly edge worn with a couple of small closed tears, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1962.
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£10.00
Feelings Have Changed

Feelings Have Changed

by P. H. Newby

London: Faber and Faber. 1st printing (1981). 266pp. VG/VG copy, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1981.
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£10.00
Tibetan Peach Pie

Tibetan Peach Pie

by Tom Robbins

Tom Robbin's warm, wise and wonderfully weird novels-including Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Another Roadside Attraction, and Jitterbug Perfume-provide an entryway into the frontier of his singular imagination. Madcap but sincere, pulsating with strong social and philosophical undercurrents, his irreverent classics have introduced countless readers to hitchhiking cowgirls, born-again monkeys, a philosophizing can of beans, exiled royalty, and problematic redheads.
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£21.16
Pale Fire

Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st printing (November 1962). 315pp. VG+ book, binding square and tight, corners crisp, silver gilt bright, blue ink name to ffep, in Good edge worn jacket with several small chipped losses, jacket grubby and a little toned with faint pencil price to front cover, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1962.
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£250.00
Op reis

Op reis

by Couperus, Louis

Venn Uitgevers, Utrecht/Antwerpen, 1981. Hardcover. Good.
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£8.54
Smiley's People

Smiley's People

by John Le Carré

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1st printing (1980). 327pp. VG book, binding square and tight, cloth covers clean and bright, internally excellent, in GOOD+ jacket, edge worn with a few small closed tears, approx 2" closed tear to front lower edge internally tape repaired, front fore edge worn, price-clipped, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1980.
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£10.00
A Stroll Before Sunset

A Stroll Before Sunset

by Rachel Ferguson

London: Jonathan Cape. 2nd imp. (1946). 319pp. VG/VG copy, binding square and tight, corners gently bumped, contemporary ink inscription on ffep, jacket lightly edge worn with some minor chipping, a little toned, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1946.
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£60.00
Een groene boom in Gedde

Een groene boom in Gedde

by Sharp, Alan

Polak & Van Gennep, Amsterdam, 1966. Softcover. Good. Vertaling Martin Hartkamp; Naam op schutblad
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£8.54
Bingo

Bingo

by Brown, Rita Mae

Ooievaar, Amsterdam, 1997. Softcover.
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£8.54
The Age of Johnson (1748-1798)

The Age of Johnson (1748-1798)

by Seccombe, Thomas

London, George Bell and Sons, 1907. Hardcover. Good. Gilt cloth.
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£8.54
As in a Looking Glass

As in a Looking Glass

by F. C. Philips

London: Ward & Downey. Limited to 1000 copies. 293pp + 13 plates. Original navy cloth with paper title label on spine, deckle edge. GOOD copy, slight forward lean, paper title label worn with some loss, starting to crack at ffep, otherwise internally very good, all plates present and bright, tissue-guard at frontis . Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 1889.
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£10.00
Het blauwe uur + CD

Het blauwe uur + CD

by Moormann, George (concept en redactie)

Haarlem : Uitgeverij De Zingende Zaag, 2002. Softcover. Good. Mapje met paperback en CD.
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£8.54
The Black Book

The Black Book

by Lawrence Durrell

London: Faber and Faber. 1st printing (1973). 244pp. VG/VG copy, now preserved in archival jacket protector . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1973.
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£20.00
All is Vanity

All is Vanity

by Schwarz, Christina

Review, 2003. Softcover. Good.
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£8.54
The Novels of Jane Austen [8 Volumes]

The Novels of Jane Austen [8 Volumes]

by Jane Austen; R. Brimley Johnson (note)

London: Chatto & Windus. The St Martin's Illustrated Library of Standard Authors. 8 volume set (lacking vols.1+2: Pride and Prejudice). Comprising: Sense and Sensibility (v.3+4); Northanger Abbey (v.5); Persuasian (v.6) ; Emma (v.7+8); Mansfield Park (v.9+10). 1st printings (1908-10). 236; 245; 308; 327; 318; 311; 306; 312pp. Original green cloth with gilt titles to front cover and spine and pictorial colour vignettes with decorative gilt borders on front covers, top edges green, colour pictorial... Read more about this item
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£500.00