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The Waiting Sands -and- The Devil on Lammas Night by  Susan HOWATCH - Hardcover - BCE - [c.1970s] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84405)

The Waiting Sands -and- The Devil on Lammas Night

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The Waiting Sands -and- The Devil on Lammas Night

by HOWATCH, Susan

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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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New York: Stein and Day. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1970s]. BCE. Hardcover. Book club edition. A pair of Gothic novels by Susan Howatch, author of "Penmarric", in a single volume. "The Waiting Sands" is set on the "savage coast of Scotland." "The Devil on Lammas Night" is concerned with a satanist who plans a human sacrifice. --- In glossy red paper-covered boards with spine titling in black. Dust jacket with a silhouetted image of a castle at night. --- With prior owner's inked notation to front free endpaper and three black marks to textblock lower edge, else a clean, tightly-bound copy. Dust jacket with light rubbing and creasing to spine ends but remaining intact and bright.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (6), 405 pages .


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The Waiting Sands -and- The Devil on Lammas Night
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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Stein and Day
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New York
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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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book club edition
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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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