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The Seigneurs of La Saulaye, Abbott, Johnston
1 The Seigneurs of La Saulaye
Abbott, Johnston
New York MacMillan 1928 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tiny previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. 379 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price intact ($2.50 on front inside flap), some corner clipping to front flap, slight wear to paper at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An historical French adventure story. 015531

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The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or), Achard, Amedee
2 The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or)
Achard, Amedee
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1900 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Victor A. Searles, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated blue cloth boards (illustration of two horsemen at a gallop), bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at spine corners, fraying started at bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing. Small neatly penned 1903 previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard; 5 additional illustrations. 435 pgs. 008378

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 While the Earth Shook
Anet, Claude
New York Bard and Company 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, some wear to corners and to top & bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few are still uncut. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the French by Ruth De Rochemont (original title: Quand La Terre Trembla). 336 pgs. 005038

Price: 5.00 USD
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La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres"), Baume, Y. S.
4 La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres")
Baume, Y. S.
London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1955 Hardcover Near Fine 
Complete set of six hardcover books numbered 1 through 6, no date of publication, circa 1950's. Illustrated with drawings, all text in French. All book covers are clean (each has sticker from a bookstore at top edge of rear cover). Very small neatly printed previous owner name at top edge of inside front covers. No chipping or wear to covers, all pages are clean. Adorable books with pictures to help reader learn to speak French, each book with slightly increasing difficulty. 027264

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5 Visages De La Bourgogne
Bullier, Marie; De Saint Jacob, Pierre; Quarre, Pierre; Oursel, Charles
Paris Horizons De France 1942 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean softbound book with red, green and blue decoration. Many illustrations in color and black & white, plus fold-out maps. No names or writing inside. Pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. All text is in French. 7-1/2" x 9-1/4". French. WARD01589

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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
6 Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I
Cartland, Barbara
England 1979 Paperback Very Good+ Signed
11" x 14" framed color photograph of author Barbara Cartland standing in front of a huge and ancient tree planted by Queen Elizabeth I of England, with her autograph below it (Love, Barbara Cartland), and a "Lucky Oak Leaf" from the tree in a see-through custom printed envelope below that. Also a typed 5-paragraph note from Barbara Cartland on her personal stationery on rear of framed picture regarding the oak leaf keepsake. Also included are three paperback romance novels by Miss Cartland in excellent condition (titles: The Prude and the Prodigal - Bantam, first printing,October, 1980; A Circus for Love - Pan, first printing, 1987; The Ghost Who Fell in Love, Bantam, first printing, 1979). After her death in May of 2000, Dame Barbara Cartland was interred at her private estate in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, under this very tree that had been planted by Queen Elizabeth I. Miss Cartland was the world's most prolific novelist who wrote 723 books in her lifetime, of which no less than 644 were romantic novels with worldwide sales of over 1 billion copies and her books were translated into 36 different languages. She also wrote historical biographies, 6 autobiographies, theatrical plays and books of advice on life, love, vitamins and cookery. In January, 1988, Cartland received the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris, the highest honour of the city of Paris, for publishing 25 million books in France. She wrote her last book at age 97 and died just shy of her 99th birthday in May of 2000. 024117

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha, Cervantes, Miguel de
7 The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha
Cervantes, Miguel de
New York Modern Library 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 174 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, light foxing to fore edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers. Previous owner note neatly penned at top edge of title page. Ozell's Revision of the Translation of Peter Motteux. 936 pages. Dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer has slight edge wear, light rubbing, short closed edge tear; small corner price clip on front inside flap. 367 titles on inverse of jacket. 024379

Price: 12.00 USD
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La Boheme, Coolidge-Rask, Marie
8 La Boheme
Coolidge-Rask, Marie
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Good Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Blue ribbed cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Some light water stains to bottom front board edge, rear board edge, otherwise clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 342 pgs. Illustrated with stills from the movie starring Lillian Gish. Color illustrated dustjacket featuring portrait of Lillian Gish seated on stairwell has shallow chipping at top spine edge, very small chips at corners, rear panel has 1" closed edge tear, light soiling (a few pen scribbles and faint water stain to bottom edge). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very attractive and solid copy of book and dustjacket in spite of flaws. 017564

Price: 25.00 USD
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Shangri-La: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon, Cooney, Eleanor and Daniel Altieri
9 Shangri-La: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon
Cooney, Eleanor and Daniel Altieri
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-12872-6 / 9780688128722 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with metallic lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corners at foot of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 324 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A tale of passion and suspense, Shangri-La is a stunning recreation of a legendary place, and a worthy successor to the James Hilton classic. 8vo. Fiction. 012676

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tuskegee's Heroes, Cooper, Charlie and Ann
10 Tuskegee's Heroes
Cooper, Charlie and Ann
New York Crestline 2015 0785832475 / 9780785832478 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Roy LaGrone, Illustrator 
Clean book and color illustrated dust jacket. Clean bright glossy color illustrated boards have no fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Feauturing the beautiful aviation art of Roy LaGrone in full color, as well as historic black and white photographs. 156 pages with bibliography. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with the paintings of the late Roy E. La Grone - an artist and proud member of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II - Tuskegee's Heroes is the courageous story of segregated fliers and support personnel who served so valiantly during World War II in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and throughout war-torn Europe. 026316

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Garden Guide: The Amateur Gardeners' Handbook, De La Mare, A. T. (Editor)
11 Garden Guide: The Amateur Gardeners' Handbook
De La Mare, A. T. (Editor)
New York A. T. De La Mare Company 1920 Fourth Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Very clean fourth edition. Toast brown cloth boards with clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Size approx. 5" x 8". No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, diagrams. 383 pages. 027458

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Nurnberg Stove, de la Ramee, Louise (Ouida)
12 The Nurnberg Stove
de la Ramee, Louise (Ouida)
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Edwin J. Prittie, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - EJ monogram on cover - Edwin J. Prittie). Clean gray cloth boards with black and yellow illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers are slightly tanned, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration; eleven additional illustrations. With an introduction and note by Elizabeth Lodor Merchant. 97 pages. 024813

Price: 12.00 USD
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Return to Jalna, De La Roche,  Mazo
13 Return to Jalna
De La Roche, Mazo
Boston Little Brown 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean light green cloth boards with blind-stamped oak leaf design on cover, gold lettering no spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; endpapers have hint of light foxing, no names, writing or marks. 462 pgs. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013867

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mary Wakefield, De La Roche, Mazo
14 Mary Wakefield
De La Roche, Mazo
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Whiteoak Edition, with "First Edition" and "published January 1949" on copyright page, 1949 on title page, in original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with small oak-leaf design blind-stamped on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, slight dust-speckling to top edge of text-block and top board edges. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 337 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very attractive book and jacket. 017926

Price: 20.00 USD
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Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
15 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. + index. Clean unfaded dustjacket with photo of author on front inside flap; small neat cross-out to price at top corner of front flap; very shallow tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the four-weeks disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 017606

Price: 35.00 USD
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Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
16 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red oval decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated. 266 pages + four-page index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, closed tears to flap folds, not price clipped. Photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London and her reappearance four weeks later; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 027069

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The White Rose of Stuart: The Story of Flora Macdonald, The Heroine of the '45, de la Torre, Lillian
17 The White Rose of Stuart: The Story of Flora Macdonald, The Heroine of the '45
de la Torre, Lillian
New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of wear at corners, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romantic and thrilling true story of a heroine of Scotland. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012913

Price: 20.00 USD
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La Belle Nivernaise and Other Stories, Duadet, Alphonse
18 La Belle Nivernaise and Other Stories
Duadet, Alphonse
T. Y. Crowell & Co. 1895 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
221 pgs. VG Wood-grained hardbound cover decorated with green oak leaves, green cloth spine with gold lettering. Clean, binding tight & square. A little wear at corners. No names or writing inside. Frontis portrait of author with tissue guard. Pages bright and clean, lovely black & white drawings throughout. 4" x 6". Literature. 002953

Price: 10.00 USD
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In the Time of the Bells, Gripe, Maria
19 In the Time of the Bells
Gripe, Maria
New York Delacorte Press 1976 0-440-04012-3 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket Harald Gripe, Illustrator 
Scarce clean copy of this book in original dustjacket. Very clean beige boards with clean unfaded blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; NO names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. Translated from the Swedish by Sheila La Farge. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with some soiling to spine and very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018268

Price: 30.00 USD
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Eugenie Grandet  and La Femme De Trente Ans (two matching volumes), H. De Balzac
20 Eugenie Grandet and La Femme De Trente Ans (two matching volumes)
H. De Balzac
Paris Societe D'Editions LitterairesEt Artistiques 1908 Hardcover Very Good+ Daniel Hernandez; Adrien Moreau el Cortazzo 
Two matching volumes - all text is in French. Marbled boards with red leather spines, stamped gold lettering on spines. A little scuffing to leather, otherwise in excellent condition. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautiful marbled endpapers are clean. Gilt top page edges, ribbon page markers. All pages are clean (slight browning). Black and white illustrations by Daniel Hernandez, Adrien Moreau el Cortazzo. 027351

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