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Virginia Woolf. Writers and Their Work : No. 33.

By: Blackstone, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1956

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 1661

Condition: Very Good


48 pgs. Very Good condition softcover, pamphlet bound, paper wraps. Light tea colored spot to top edge of text block near spine, otherwise clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Sepia toned frontis portrait of the author. A biography and select bibliography, with an index of essays and stories. No. 33 in the bibliographical series of supplements to "British Book News" on Writers and Their Work. General Editor Bonamy Dobree. #1661. View more info

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Spy Line

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 771

ISBN: 0394551796

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 291 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Faint paper wrinkling to spine edges of dust jacket, jacket dated 12/89. Clean and bright throughout. Succeeds Spy Hook. British agent Bernard Samson is on the run from an arrest warrant issued by the Secret Servic naming him a traitor. ISBN 0394551796. #771. View more info

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Comeback

By: Francis, Dick.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 494

ISBN: 0399136703

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 320 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Very light rubbing to top spine edge of jacket, else fine. Book is clean, unmarked. ISBN 0399136703. #494. View more info

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The Chess Garden or the Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven.

By: Hansen, Brooks

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY. 1995. First edition.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 553

ISBN: 0374160155

Condition: Fine


8vo. 481 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Frontis and text illustrations by Miles Hyman. Set in 1900, Dr. Gustav Uyterhoeven leaves his wife and their chess garden in Ohio to serve in the British concentration camps of the Boer War in South Africa. In a series of letters and chess pieces sent to his wife, he describes an imaginary land called Antipodes, where all the game pieces of the garden come to life to guide the doctor through his last adventure. A blending of history and allegory within the context of game pieces which come to life in the chess garden. ISBN 0374160155. #553. View more info

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Green Mansions

By: Hudson, W.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Three Sirens Press:

Edition: Edition Not Stated.

Seller ID: 2220

Condition: Good to Very Good


8vo. 276 pages. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. (no date, circa 1910-1920) Green textured cloth boards with rubbing to corners. Suede-textured black spine cloth is somewhat faded, with chips at spine corners.Top edge gilt. Internally Very Good condition, clean and unmarked. Several marginal edge tears to pages, fore edge paper is untrimmed. Black and white illustrations by Keith Henderson. A haunting romance between a Venezuelan adventurer and a mysterious, ethereal jungle girl, set in a tropical Guayana rainforest. Author William Henry Hudson is a famed British naturalist, ornithologis... View more info

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An Easy Day for a Lady

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 979

ISBN: 0312118112

Condition: Fine


8vo. 210 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dustjacket. First edition thus-first published under the title "Widow's Peak" by Little, Brown and Co. in Great Britain. This is the fourth novel with British suffragette Nell Bray. On a climbing holiday at Mt. Blanc, Nell spots a French rescue team chipping a body out of the ice. ISBN 0312118112. #979. View more info

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Swimming the Channel

By: Neville, Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 577

ISBN: 0312113374

Condition: Fine


8vo. 182 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine jacket. December 1994. First American Edition Author's first novel to be published in the United States. A Paris-based British diplomat has an affair with his daughter's babysitter. ISBN 0312113374.#577. View more info