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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

by Andrew Morton

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March 2015
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Fine
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First Edition
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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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Kingdom of Shadows

by Alan Furst

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Published
2000
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Good
ISBN
9780575068377
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London: Victor Gollancz, 2000. Good book in a Good jacket. Ex-Library (Edinburgh City Libraries). 274 pages.
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The Tiger's Wife: A Novel

by Téa Obreht; Tea Obreht

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Published
November 2011
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As New
ISBN
9780385343848
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$9.90

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New York: Random House, November 2011. Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 356 pages, including reader's guide. In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather's recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of… Read more
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Andersen's Fairy Tales

by Hans Christian Andersen

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Published
1945
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Good
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1945. Hardcover. Dark green buckram over boards with color lithograph of Chinese Emperor w/nightingale to front board and gilt-blocked lettering to spine. Endpapers illustrated in brilliant color with montage of characters. Eight color plates and many monochrome illustrations. Good book / no jacket. Front hinge cracked. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Spine… Read more
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Madame Bovary; a new translation by Francis Steegmuler

by Gustave Flaubert

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Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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New York: Random House, 1957. Book-Dividend Book Club. Heavier book. Light blue paper with dark blue flowerets and gilt decoration over boards with one-quarter dark blue cloth spine with gilt flowerets and title. Deckle edges. Heavy pink paper jacket with color-illustration of couple at masked ball. Very Good+ book in a Very Good- jacket. Prior owner's name and date inked… Read more
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My Life as an Explorer: The Great Adventurers Classic Memoir

by Sven Anders Hedin

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Published
1996
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New
ISBN
9781568361420
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New York: Kodansha International, 1996. Trade Paperback. 2nd Printing. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. xviii + 546 pages. Over the course of three decades, Sven Hedin traveled the ancient Silk Road, discovered long-lost cities, mapped previously uncharted rivers, and saw more of "the roof of the world" than any European before him. This epic memoir captures the splendor… Read more
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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

by Gavin Menzies

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Published
June 2008
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061492174
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New York: HarperCollins / William Morrow, June 2008. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Quarter-bound in red buckram with black paper sides. Gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Covers clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder… Read more
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Tender is the Night

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
June 1977
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As New
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9780684151519
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, June 1977 [c1934]. Hardcover. Quarter-bound in black cloth with black paper sides and gilt lettering to spine. An As New book in a Fine jacket. Slight rubbing to jacket, otherwise pristine inside and out. Very tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Set in the South of France in… Read more
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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, complete matching set, First Editions

by Rick Riordan

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Published
2017
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781484767375
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Los Angeles & New York: Disney-Hyperion, October 2015, 2016, 2017. Hardcover. First Editions (stated) / full number lines. Complete matching set of Rick Riordan's Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series. As New books in As New jackets. No slipcase. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.
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The Wings of the Dove (The Modern Library, 244)

by Henry James

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Published
1946
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Good
Edition
Modern Library
ISBN
9780812967197
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New York: Random House / Modern Library, 1946. Hardcover. Green cloth over boards with gilt torchbearer and gilt titles in black rectangle on front cover and spine. Gray Kent Modern Library endpapers. Good book / no jacket. Notes and underlining in pencil. Rear hinge cracked. Spine straight and sound. Corners and ends frayed and bumped. Small hole in rear hinge.… Read more
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World So Wide

by Sinclair Lewis

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Published
February 1961
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Good
Edition
First Printing
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New York: Pyramid. February 1961. Mass Market Paperback. First Printing. Spine cocked and cracked, but uncreased. Pages tanned but unmarked. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 191 pages. Caricature of the British and American colony in Italy.
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The Innocents Abroad : Or the New Pilgrims Progress (Signet Classics)

by Mark Twain

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Published
February 1966
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780451525024
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New York: Signet Classics. February 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 510 pages. Based on a series of letters Mark Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, The… Read more
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Cyrano de Bergerac (Bantam Classics)

by Edmond Rostand

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Published
February 1959
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Very Good
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New York: Bantam Classics. February 1959. Mass Market Paperback. JC 136. Ninth printing. Very Good. Text unmarked. Name to inside front cover. Doodle to inside rear cover. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to cover with sunning and price label ghost to top corner. Crease to front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 196 pages.… Read more
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The Second Sex, Translated and Edited by H. M. Parshley

by Simone De Beauvoir

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Published
August 1961
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Very Good
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New York: Bantam Books, August 1961. Mass Market Paperback. Eighth printing, December 1965. Q3192. Very Good. Unmarked. Lightly tanned. Spine creased and slightly curved. Reading creases to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 705 pages. The author discusses the treatment of women throughout history.
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The Histories, a New Translation by Aubrey de Selincourt (Penguin Classics, L34)

by Herodotus

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1954. Paperback. L34. Second Printing, 1955. Very Good. Lightly tanned. Prior owner's name on first page. Occasional underlining in pencil. Spine creased. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 599 pages.
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Four Great Plays by Ibsen: A Doll's House, The Wild Duck, An Enemy of the People, Ghosts

by Henrik Johan Ibsen

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
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New York: Bantam Books, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 306 pages. Here, in a single volume, are four major plays by the first modern playwright, Henrick Ibsen: A Doll's House—The play that scandalized the Victorian world with its… Read more
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A Moveable Feast : The Restored Edition

by Ernest Hemingway; Patrick Hemingway (foreword); Sean Hemingway (ed)

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Published
July 2010
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As New
Edition
The Restored Edition
ISBN
8601400319604
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New York: Scribner, July 2010. Trade Paperback. The Restored Edition. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xvi + 240 pages. 16 pages of plates. ill., facsims., ports. ; 23 cm. Hemingway's classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, filled with irreverent portraits of other expatriate luminaries such as F. Scott… Read more
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Euthyphro, Apology and Crito, and the Death Scene from Phaedo (The Little Library of Liberal Arts, 4)

by Plato; F. J. Church (trans); Robert D. Cumming (trans + intro)

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Published
September 1948
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Good+
Edition
First Edition, later printing
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New York: Liberal Arts Press, September 1948. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. First Edition, fifth printing, May 1953. Good. Prior owner's name inked to first page. Underlining and a few notes in pencil. Securely bound with two staples. Sun shadow to cover. xviii + 68 pages. 21 cm. In these four superb "dialogues", Plato provides the classic account of the trial and death… Read more
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Late Antiquity : Crisis and Transformation (The Great Courses, 3480)

by Thomas F. X. Noble

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Published
2008
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Fine
ISBN
9781598034905
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Compnay, 2008. DVD. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in the original case along with a Very Good 172-page paperback Course Guidebook. Disks show only slight signs of prior use; no scratches. Slight shelfwear to case. Guidebook has two pages of vocabulary written in the "notes" pages at the end, otherwise Fine. Not from a library.… Read more
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The Peloponnesian War (The Great Courses, 3372)

by Kenneth W. Harl

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Published
2007
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As New
ISBN
9781598033694
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, DVD. 2007. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six As New DVDs in three original cases along with an As New 265-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. The Peloponnesian War pitted Athens and its allies against a league of city-states headed by Sparta. The ancient Greek historian… Read more
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