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One Last Look

by Susanna Moore

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Published
September 2003
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780679450412
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, September 2003. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 288 pages. Calcutta in 1836: an uneasy mix of two worlds-the patient, implacably unchangeable India and the tableau vivant of English… Read more
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Birds Without Wings

by Louis de Bernières; Louis de Bernieres

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Published
August 2004
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781400043415
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$13.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, August 2004. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated). Blue linen over boards with gilt titles to spine. Gorgeous map endpapers. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Small stain to first page, otherwise interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket has light soiling to… Read more
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The Widows of Malabar Hill

by Sujata Massey

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Published
January 2018
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781616957780
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$18.95

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New York: Soho Crime, January 2018. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Laid-in book review. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright, one inch tear at bottom of front flap. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 385 pages. Inspired in part… Read more
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Letters from Madras during the years 1836-1839

by Julia Maitland

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Published
2004
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As New
ISBN
9780195668094
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$56.95

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New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004. Hardcover. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxvii + 207 pages. Travel impressions to places in Madras Presidency, India of Julia Maitland, wife of a British civil servant, through a series of letters. Originally published: in 1843. With new… Read more
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The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family

by Mary S. Lovell

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Published
2002
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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780393010435
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$24.95

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New York & London: W. W. Norton, 2002. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / third printing. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 611 pages. A powerful portrait of the humorous, eccentric, beautiful, and brilliant women known as the Mitfords who were shattered by… Read more
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The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj

by David Gilmour

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Published
February 2006
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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780374283544
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$36.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, February 2006. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Laid-in review from Washington Post Book World. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail slightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxx + 381 pages. A provocative history of the English in South Asia during… Read more
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Life and Death in Shanghai

by Nien Cheng

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Published
December 2010
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Fine
ISBN
9780802145161
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$14.95

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New York: Grove Press, December 2010. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Just the slightest reading wear to rear corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Laid-in author's Washington Post obituary. 560 pages. A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution.
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1 936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

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Published
2014
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As New
ISBN
9780316497039
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$8.85

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New York: Penguin, 2014. Trade Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 404 pages. The story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany. Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times--the improbable, intimate account of how nine… Read more
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A Suitable Boy

by Vikram Seth

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Published
July 1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
Indian Edition
ISBN
9780140230338
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$21.45

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New Delhi: Penguin, July 1994. Trade Paperback. Indian Edition. 2003 printing. Fine. Light wrinkling at top of spine. Light edgewear from storage. sticker from Giggles Bookshop, Madras to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 1349 pages. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book Overall (1994). Lata and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra, are… Read more
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A Fine Balance

by Rohinton Mistry

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780571203628
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London: Faber & Faber. Paperback. 2001. Very Good. London: Faber & Faber, March 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Spine creased and lightly curved. Light dog-ear to front cover. Some discoloration to page edges. Sticker from Giggle Bookshop, Madras to rear cover. A nice reading copy. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 752 pages. In the… Read more
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A Suitable Boy

by Vikram Seth

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Published
April 1994
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780060925000
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$22.95

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New York: HarperPerennial, April 1994. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine lightly curved but uncreased. Edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 1474 pages. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book Overall (1994). Lata and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra, are both trying to find—through love or through… Read more
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The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor

by Penny Junor

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Published
July 2005
Condition
Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780312352745
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$10.45

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New York: St. Martin's Press / Thomas Dunne Books, July 2005. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition / full number line. Good book in a Good jacket. Ex-library, otherwise Fine. Nice reading copy. xxii + 442 pages.
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Spies of the Balkans

by Alan Furst

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Published
June 2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781400066032
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$9.95

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New York: Random House, June 2010. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Prior owner's name and date inked to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Lower rear corner bumped. Jacket has slight edgewear and a light scratch. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 268 pages. As war approaches northern… Read more
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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume XXVIII, Laos

by Office of the Historian. Bureau of Public Affairs. United States Department of State

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Published
May 1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9780160488184
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Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, May 1998. Hardcover. Good. Ex-Library with typical markings to end papers and edges. Text block appears unmarked. Department of State Publication 10523. Office of the Historian. Bureau of Public Affairs. 809 pages. Editor: Edward C. Keefer; General Editor: David S. Patterson. Contents: January 1964 to June 1964: U.S. Response to the Pathet Lao/North Vietnamese Offensives… Read more
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Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos, 1942-1992

by Jane Hamilton-Merritt

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, later printing
ISBN
9780253327314
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. Hardcover. First Edition, 4th printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Light dust stains to top edges. Slight rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxviii + 580 pages. Maps, charts and B&W photos throughout. The staunchest of allies, the… Read more
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Notorious Ontario

by Maria Da Silva

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Published
2013
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781926695228
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Edmonton, Alberta: Quagmire Press, 2013. First Printing (stated) / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, very tight, and uncreased. Light rubbing to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 240 pages.
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Destiny

by Sylvia Clute

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Published
October 1997
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Fine
ISBN
9781887472210
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$12.95

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Fairfield, Iowa: Sunstar, October 1997. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Inscribed by author on title page. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright with light rubbin. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 275 pages.
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Six of One (Runnymede, 1)

by Rita Mae Brown

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Published
July 1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780553380378
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$15.95

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New York: Bantam, July 1999. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 270 pages. Perched right on the Mason-Dixon line, tiny Runnymede, Maryland, is ripe with a history almost as colorful as the women who live there-from Celeste Chalfonte, headstrong and aristocratic, who murders for… Read more
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The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception

by David Corn

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Published
October 2003
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781400050666
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$13.45

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New York: Crown, October 2003. Hardcover. Signed and dated by author on title page, no inscription. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 337 pages. All American presidents have lied, but George… Read more
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New York: William Morrow, October 2001. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 323 pages. For thirty-seven days after the disputed presidential election of 2000, the nation watched as George W. Bush and Al Gore slugged it out in… Read more
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