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STONEHENGE: 2000 B. C.
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STONEHENGE: 2000 B. C.

By Cornwell, Bernhard.

London:: Harper Collins,, (1999.). Near fine in a fine dust jacket (usual toning to the pages.). First printing. A novel which re-creates the world of ancient Britain and the creation of the temple now known as Stonehenge. Historical note. 434 pp. Map endpapers.

$25.00

LETHAL TREASURE.
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LETHAL TREASURE.

By Cleland, Jane K.

New York:: St Martin's Minotaur, , (2013). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. Eighth mystery in the award-winning series featuring antique store owner Josie Prescott, set in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (the author was herself a rare book and antiques dealer for many years). SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp.

$34.50

NISEI DAUGHTER.
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NISEI DAUGHTER.

By Sone, Monica.

Seattle:: University of Washington Press,, (1979). Near fine.. Trade paperback. A memoir by this Japanese American woman originally published in 1952. In it she describes growing up on Seattle's waterfront in the 1930s and what it was like to be "subjected to "relocation" during World War II. Along with some 120,000 other persons of Japanese ancestry--77,000 of whom were U.S. citizens--she and her family were uprooted from their home and imprisoned in a camp," Introduction by Frank Miyamoto. xvii, 238 pp.

$13.50

BLACKBERRY WINE.
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BLACKBERRY WINE.

By Harris, Joanne.

London:: Doubleday,, (2000). Very near fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread but usual toning to the pages). First printing. Her fourth novel, the story of a writer, stalled in his career, who purchases an old farmhouse in a remote French village, hoping to recapture the magic that enabled him to write his first and best book. SIGNED on the title page. Small chunky format. 415 pp.

$18.50

CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
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CONFLICT OF INTEREST.

By Mitzner, Adam.

New York:: Gallery Books / Simon & Schuster,, (2011). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The author's first novel, a legal thriller set in New York City. Featuring criminal defense lawyer Alex Miller, who has landed a partnership at a prestigious firm at an early age, but finds it all threatened when he is introduced to a powerful family friend . SIGNED on the title page. 372 pp.

$34.50

ASK ED: MARIJUANA GOLD: Trash to Stash.
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ASK ED: MARIJUANA GOLD: Trash to Stash.

By Rosenthal, Ed with S. Newhart.

Oakland, CA:: Quick American Archives,, (2002). Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to upper corner, name inside back cover).. First printing, a trade paperback original. A book which "offers some little-known ways to get more magic out of each and every plant. his book shares some highly efficient and successful methods for transforming leaf or trim, into THC treats, naturally." Gives detail step-by-step instructions. Illustrated with drawings and a special 8-page full-color photo section which features vivid examples of the processes and products discussed. Several appendices. 175 pp.

$21.50

CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
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CONFLICT OF INTEREST.

By Mitzner, Adam.

New York:: Gallery Books / Simon & Schuster,, (2015). Very good in a fine dust jacket. (remainder dot, toning to the pages). First printing. The author's third novel, a legal thriller set in New York City. SIGNED on the title page. 357 pp.

$28.50

A CRUEL DECEPTION:  A Bess Crawford Mystery.
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A CRUEL DECEPTION: A Bess Crawford Mystery.

By Todd, Charles.

New York:: Morrow - Harper Collins,, (2019.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Set in France after the Armistice has ended the fighting, this is the 11th mystery featuring World War I nurse, Bess Crawford. SIGNED on the title page by both authors as Charles Todd ("Charles Todd" is actually the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 303 pp. .

$35.00

CHAIN OF EVIDENCE.
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CHAIN OF EVIDENCE.

By Pearson, Ridley.

New York:: Hyperion,, (1995). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Suspense novel set in Hartford, Connecticut and featuring police lieutenant Joe Dartelli. SIGNED on the title page. 348 pp.

$34.50

GOOD AS GONE.
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GOOD AS GONE.

By Gentry, Amy.

New York & Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, (2016). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. The author's first novel, a New York Times Book Review editor's choice, set in Houston, Texas. "Anna's daughter, Julie, was kidnapped from her own bedroom when she was thirteen years old, while Anna slept just downstairs, unaware that her daughter was being ripped away from her. For eight years, she has lived with the guilt and the void in her family, hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then one night, the doorbell rings. A young woman who appears to be Julie is finally, miraculously, home safe. Anna and the rest of the family are thrilled, but soon Anna begins to see holes in Julie's story." 273 pp.

$21.50

JAMAICAN FOLK MEDICINE: A Source Of Healing.
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JAMAICAN FOLK MEDICINE: A Source Of Healing.

By Payne-Jackson, Arvilla and Mervyn C. Alleyne.

Jamaica:: University of West Indies Press, , (2004). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Second printing, a trade paperback original. A comprehensive look at the folk medicine of Jamaican based on the authors'research, extensive fieldwork and interviews. The first chapter places it in the historical context of slavery and its aftermath. It goes on to explore the sociological and ethnological dimensions of common healing practices and Jamaica's biodiversity, in both flora and in fauna and discusses the cultural transference from Africa and the use of herbals in African-Jamaican religions. Map and several charts. Includes an Appendix on Drugstore Medicines in Kingston, a glossary, notes, references and index. 228 pp.

$35.00

THE ETHNOBOTANY OF THE TOPNAAR.
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THE ETHNOBOTANY OF THE TOPNAAR.

By Van den Eynden, Veerle; Patrick Vernemmen and Patrick Van Damme.

Gent:: Universiteit Gent / The Commission of the European Community, , (1992). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First edition, a trade paperback original. The Namib Desert, which extends for 1200 miles along the Atlantic coast of Southern Africa, may be the oldest desert in the world, arid for 55-80 million years, and home to plants found no where else. This book focuses on two groups of Topnaar who live there - in the Kuseb area and in Sesfontein, areas which are quite distant from each other and so have different plants for use. Illustrated with black and white drawings and color photographs. While the book is written in English, sections have been translated into Afrikaans and Nama to make the information more accessible. Includes bibliography and index of scientific and vernacular names. Errata slip laid in. 145 pp. plus several blank pages for notes.

$35.00

THE BRIDESMAID.

By Rendell, Ruth.

London:: Hutchinson,, (1989.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Anovel of pyschological suspense by this award winning writer and master of the genre. 298 pp.

$25.00

THE MOVEMENT OF STARS,
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THE MOVEMENT OF STARS,

By Brill, Amy.

New York:: Riverhead Books,, (2013). Fine in illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) The author's first novel, inspired by the work of Maria Mitchell, the first professional female astronomer in America. "Set in 1845 Nantucket, Hannah Gardner Price has lived all twenty-four years of her life according to the principles of the Nantucket Quaker community in which she was raised, where simplicity and restraint are valued above all, and a womans path is expected to lead to marriage and motherhood. But up on the rooftop each night, Hannah pursues a very different and elusive goal: discovering a comet and thereby winning a gold medal awarded by the King of Denmark, something unheard of for a woman. And then she meets Isaac Martin, a young, dark-skinned whaler from the Azores who, like herself, has ambitions beyond his expected station in life. Drawn to his intellectual curiosity and honest manner, Hannah agrees to take Isaac on as a student." Author's note, sources. 386 pp.

$25.00

THE EDITH CAVELL NURSE FROM MASSACHUSETTS: A Record of One Year's Personal Service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, Boulogne - the Somme, 1916-l9l7, with an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial and Death of Edith Cavell.
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THE EDITH CAVELL NURSE FROM MASSACHUSETTS: A Record of One Year's Personal Service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, Boulogne - the Somme, 1916-l9l7, with an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial and Death of Edith Cavell.

By Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962.

Boston:: W. A. Butterfield,, 1917.. Very good in tan boards with brown cloth spine (some rubbing and wear to the covers, black ink spots on back board.). First edition. Edith Cavell was a British nurse who had established a training school for nurses in Belgium; after the War broke out, she saved the lives of those from both sides without discrimination, but she also helped 200 allied soldiers escape from Belgium - and for that she was convicted of treason and executed by the Germans in 1915. Massachusetts established a fund to recruit a nurse to serve in the War in the memory of Cavell - the nurse selected was Alice Fitzgerald, and this little book includes both some comments from her on her service and an account of Cavell's imprisonment. Illustrated with photographs. xv, 95 pp.

$45.00

THE PHANTOM FREIGHTER: The Hardy Boys Series #26.
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THE PHANTOM FREIGHTER: The Hardy Boys Series #26.

By Dixon, Franklin W.

New York:: Grosset & Dunlap,, (c. 1947). Near fine (bookplate, previous owner's name), no dust jacket. . Early printing. 1950s edition with the beige boards with dark brown lettering, orange and white illustrated scenic endpapers by Gretta. Plain frontispiece. Original text with 25 chapters, 214 pp.

$15.00

THE WHALE'S FOOTPRINTS.
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THE WHALE'S FOOTPRINTS.

By Boyer, Rick.

Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1988.. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The fifth Doc Adams mystery - this one set in Woods Hole on Cape Cod.

$21.50

THE DEVIL'S FEATHER.
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THE DEVIL'S FEATHER.

By Walters, Minette.

London:: Macmillan,, (2005). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The eleventh novel by this award winning crime writer. "With private security firms supplying bodyguards in every theatre of war, who will notice the emergence of a sexual psychopath from the ranks of the mercenaries? When five women are brutally murdered in Sierra Leone, Reuters correspondent Connie Burns, questions the arrest of three rebels soldiers for the crime. . . She believes a foreigner is responsible, a man who claims to have worked for the SAS. . . Two years later in Iraq, the consequences of her second attempt to expose him are devastating. Terrified, degraded and destroyed, she goes into hiding in England where she strikes up a friendship with Jess Derbyshire, a loner whose reclusive nature may well be masking secrets of her own. Seeing parallels between herself and Jess, Connie borrows from the other woman's strength and makes the hazardous decision to attempt a third unmasking of a serial killer." SIGNED on the title page. 357 pp.

$39.50

THE PROBLEM OF THE EVIL EDITOR: A Charles Dodgson / Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery.
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THE PROBLEM OF THE EVIL EDITOR: A Charles Dodgson / Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery.

By Rogow, Roberta.

New York:: St Martin's Minotaur, , (2000). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. Set at Oxford, this is the third in this series of mysteries featuring the Reverend Charles Dodgson (better known as the writer Lewis Carroll, author of the Alice in Wonderland books) and Dr Arthur Conan Doyle, a would-be writer. SIGNED on the title page. Historical notes. 298 pp.

$34.50

DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH.
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DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH.

By Dew, Robb Forman.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (1981). Near fine in very good dust jacket (some minor fading to the edges of the boards). First printing. The author's first novel, the story of a woman who returns with her three young children to her hometown in Ohio, while her husband remains in Massachusetts to teach a summer course. Winner of the National Book Award in 1982 for best first novel. Harold Augenbraun, the executive director of the NBF, wrote "Of all the books I read as part of my National Book Awards Fiction reading, 'Dale Loves Sophie to Death' was the most startling. I thought the title was ridiculous, so 70s . . . But the book, well, this is a small masterpiece, a portrait of marriage, of small town life, of family, of quiet expectations learning to scream despite themselves." Dew is the granddaughter of poet John Crowe Ransom. 217 pp.

$20.00

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