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The Reluctant King: The Life and Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

by Sarah Bradford

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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9780312043377
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New York: St Martins Press, 1990. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright, slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 506 pages.
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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

by Andrew Morton

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Published
March 2015
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781455527113
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, March 2015. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 370 pages. The story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson,… Read more
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The Royals

by Kitty Kelley

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Published
September 1997
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780446517126
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$17.45

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New York: Warner, September 1997. Hardcover. First Printing (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 547 pages. 32 pages of plates.
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Saltwater: A Novel

by Jessica Andrews

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Published
January 2020
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374253806
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$14.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, January 2020. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 304 pages.
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Vindication of the Rights of Woman, edited with an Introduction by Miriam Brody Kramnick (Penguin Classics)

by Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody Kramnick (ed)

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780140431995
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. First Penguin Classics printing. Near Fine. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers rubbed. Not from a library. Black remainder mark to bottom page. 319 pages. In an age of ferment, following the American and French Revolutions, Mary Wollstonecraft took prevailing egalitarian principles and dared to apply them… Read more
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The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery, 14)

by Charles Todd

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Published
November 2012
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780062015679
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$8.70

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New York: William Morrow, November 2012. Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. 1/3 inch tear at top of front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 344 pages + 18 page reader's guide.
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The Sunday Philosophy Club

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published
September 2004
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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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9780375422980
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$9.45

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New York: Pantheon, September 2004. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. The first book in the Sunday Philosophy Club series. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Slight edgewear, otherwise As New inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 247 pages. Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the… Read more
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Callander Square (Charlotte and Thomas Pitt, 2)

by Anne Perry

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Published
May 2009
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Fine
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9780345513953
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$16.95

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New York: Ballantine Books, May 2009. Trade Paperback. Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 263 pages.
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Small World (Campus Trilogy, 2)

by David Lodge

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Published
June 1995
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Fine
ISBN
9780140244861
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New York: Penguin, June 1995. Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 339 pages. A satirical look at the oversexed world of English professors on the international conference circuit.
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Brave New World (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Aldous Huxley

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Published
1955
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Good+
ISBN
9780140010527
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin in association with Chatto and Windus, 1955. Mass Market Paperback. 1969 reprint. Good+. Unmarked. Pages lightly tanned. Spine tight with creases and slight tilt. Reading wear to edges and corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 201 pages.
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The Tales of D. H. Lawrence

by D. H. Lawrence

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Published
1948
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Fair
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
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London: William Heinemann, March 1934. Hardcover. Third printing, 1948. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Fair book / no jacket. Reading copy. Spine cracked. Prior owner's name on FFEP and title page. Text unmarked. Not from a library. 1138 pages. This volume contains the whole of Lawrence's shorter fiction from The Prussian Officer, published… Read more
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Lady Chatterley's Lover

by D. H. Lawrence; Mark Schorer (intro); Archibald MacLeish (preface)

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Published
1959
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Very Good-
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New York: Grove Press, 1959. Mass market paperback. FG5. First unexpurgated version published in America. Very Good-. Unmarked. Lightly tanned. Spine creased and curved. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 384 pages. Lady Chatterly's Lover became notorious for its story of the physical and emotional relationship between a working class man and an upper class woman,… Read more
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The Mulberry Empire, or, The Two Virtuous Journeys of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan

by Philip Hensher

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780007112272
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo. Trade Paperbac. 2003. First Paperbac. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. In terior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased; head bumped. Light co rner wear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 535 pages. A novel based on the British… Read more
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Arrow of God (African Trilogy, 2) (African Writers Series, 16)

by Chinua Achebe

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780435900168
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London: Heinemann, 1965. Paperback. 1970 reprint. Paperback Very Good-. Damp stains to spine and top edge. Text unmarked. Spine straight, but creased. Edgewear. Covers rubbed, partial cup ring to front cover. Not from a library. 287 pages. In this novel, Africa's best-known writer describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect: the personal struggle between father and… Read more
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The Professor of Light

by Marina Tamar Budhos

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Published
March 1999
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399144738
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. March 1999. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight, ends bumped. Black remainder mark to top edge. Light foxing to edges. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Not from a library. Not clipped. 254 pages. This is… Read more
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London: Hakluyt Society, January 1994 & 1995. Hardcover. First Editions. As New books in Fine jackets. Interiors pristine. Spines straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket rear panels. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 8vo. xii + 333 pages, xv + 393, 31 plates total.
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Miguel Street

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780140033021
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London: Penguin, 1971. Paperback. Later printing. Near Fine. Pages lightly tanned. Text unmarked. Original bookseller stamp to title page. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelfwear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 172 pages. A collection of linked short stories drawing on the author's childhood memories of wartime Trinidad and Tobago. A magnet to… Read more
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The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published
September 2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Corrected Edition
ISBN
9780330487078
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London: Pan MacMillan / Picador, September 2001. Trade Paperback. Corrected Edition. Second printing. Very Good. Text block tanned, but unmarked. Foxing to top edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 376 pages. "What I had known of Trinidad as a child had seemed to me ordinary, unplanned, just… Read more
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Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Heart of a New Nation

by Richard Preston

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Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780375415418
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, October 2003. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Printing, March 2005. Very Good book, no jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, end bumped. Light corner wear. No library markings. No remainder mark. 305 pages.
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The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson and Fielding

by Ian Watt

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780520013186
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Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1957. Trade Paperback. First American Edition (stated) / 11th printing. Highlighting and notes to first two chapters, otherwise in excellent condition. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 319 pages. Far and away the best book ever written on the early English novel--wise, humane, beautifully… Read more
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