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The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Andrews, Allen
1 The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
Andrews, Allen
Chilton Book Company 1970 0801955254 / 9780801955259 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), no tears; a couple of vertical creases to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Charles II, and his "maitresse en titre" Barbara Villiers, who was the pacesetter for the court where King Charles sampled the ladies of his entourage as freely as he sampled his wines. Told with rare wit and devastating historical accuracy. 026261

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Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan, Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
2 Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan
Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1920 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean brown paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine. Gold Japanese lettering on cover, gold lettering in English on spine. Small spots of wear-through to lower corner tips, very small spots of wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name ink-stamped at top of front free endpaper and front paste-down. With an Introduction by Amy Lowell. Illustrations in black and white and full color, including lovely color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 201 pages with Appendix. 027046

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3 The Plum Tree
Chase, Mary Ellen
New York MacMillan 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean deep red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 98 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, (2.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear, one shallow chip at top front panel edge (1/3" deep by 1" wide). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a home for aged ladies, which the main character and her friend transform into a place of love and good cheer, instead of the bleak and unrelieved despair of illness and old age. 8vo. Fiction. 016590

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4 Mr. Lincoln's Wife
Colver, Anne
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 363 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has no chips, just a hint of edgewear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004759

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5 Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower
Eisenhower, Susan
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0-374-21514-6 / 9780374215149 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with blind stamped design in cover, maroon cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 392 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004261

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The Lies of Fair Ladies, Gash, Jonathan
6 The Lies of Fair Ladies
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1992 0312076207 / 9780312076207 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one spine corner. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy finds himself accused of gutting a vacant old house, robbing it of its chandeliers, balustrades, moldings, even wallpaper. He recognizes this as the work of his friend Prammie Joe, recently released from jail--and soon found murdered in his isolated shack. Lovejoy works to uncover the sinister scam from the inside out. 018406

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Abe and Mawruss - Being Further Adventures of Potash and Perlmutter, Glass, Montague
7 Abe and Mawruss - Being Further Adventures of Potash and Perlmutter
Glass, Montague
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket J. J. Gould and Martin Justice, Illustrators 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in illustrated dustjacket. Decorated binding (black and white silhouette of two men in suits arguing), bright white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine (a few little chips to spine lettering). No bumping or wear to cloth boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; small previous owner name neatly ink stamped on front free endpaper. A little dust-speckling to text block edges. Illustrated by J. J. Gould and Martin Justice. 381 pages. Dustjacket has a little foxing to white spine, tiny chips to corners and upper and lower spine edges, long narrow chip at center of rear panel (size of baby finger). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The laughable adventures of the firm of "Potash and Perlmutter," creators of surpassing values in ladies' garments. 021407

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The Merciless Ladies, Graham, Winston
8 The Merciless Ladies
Graham, Winston
London The Bodley Head 1979 0-370-30237-0 / 9780370302379 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 361 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 015508

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Teresa or Her Demon Lover, Gray, Austin K.
9 Teresa or Her Demon Lover
Gray, Austin K.
New York Scribners 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. "A" indicating first printing appears on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Fading to top spine edge and small line of fading just below center of spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Frank R. Stone with kind regards from Austin K. Gray - Nov. 9, 1945." Illustrated with black and white plates. 385 pages with index. Colorfully illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has up to 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, narrow ragged chip at spine center, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The biography of Te3resa Guiccioli, the last of Lord Byron's "ladies." Their love affair lasted over four years, four times as long as any of Byron's other alliances -- and was terminated only by his sailing for Greece to meet his death at Missolonghi. 022847

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10 The Ladies' Flower Garden
Hobson, Wendy
Chartwell Books, Inc. 1994 0-7858-0084-0 / 9780785800842 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean color illustrated covers. Ribbon page marker (slight wear to ribbon). No bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/4" x 9-1/2". Gardening. 009997

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11 The Ladies, God Bless 'em!
Hokinson, Helen E.
New York E.P. Dutton 1950 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering and decorative title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing. Bookstore bookplate on reverse side of front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of cartoons by Helen E. Hokinson which appeared in The New Yorker, assembled here in book form. 8-1/2 x 11". 007940

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There Are Ladies Present, Hokinson, Helen E.
12 There Are Ladies Present
Hokinson, Helen E.
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean tan cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 87 pp. Illustrated with cartoon by Helen E. Hokinson, all of which appeared in The New Yorker magazine, and appear here in book form for the first time. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), numerous edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019810

Price: 18.00 USD
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13 The Money Master: Being the Curious History of Jean Jacques Barbille, His Labours His Loves and His Ladies
Parker, Gilbert
New York Harper & Brothers 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Andre Castaigne, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with gold letteirng on cover and spine. Boards are very clean, spine slightly dulled, with two small faint brown spots. No bumped corners, light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages and edges are clean. 360 pgs. 8vo. First Edition. 005665

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14 The Money Master: Being the Curious History of Jean Jacques Barbille, His Labours, His loves, and his Ladies
Parker, Gilbert
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Andre Castaigne, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, one corner lightly bumped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, additional illustrations by Andre Castaigne. 360 pgs. Published September, 1915 (code H-P on copyright page). 8vo. Fiction. 008734

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Ohio Town:  A Portrait of Xenia, Ohio, Santmyer, Helen Hooven
15 Ohio Town: A Portrait of Xenia, Ohio
Santmyer, Helen Hooven
New York Harpercollins 1984 0060153792 / 9780060153793 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Harper & Row Edition" (first printing, with full number line) in dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings at each chapter beginning. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few short closed edge tears,very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A deeply moving and sometimes hilarious account of a small town's life and history by the critically acclaimed author of "...And Ladies of the Club." 027633

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Blue Shoes and Happiness, Smith, Alexander McCall
16 Blue Shoes and Happiness
Smith, Alexander McCall
New York Pantheon 2006 0375422722 / 9780375422720 First Hardback Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow-beige boards with light brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 227 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026366

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The Double Comfort Safari Club, Smith, Alexander McCall
17 The Double Comfort Safari Club
Smith, Alexander McCall
New York Pantheon 2010 0375424504 / 9780375424502 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unchipped, unclipped jacket. As new condition. Clean yellow-cream boards with tan spine, bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 211 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024364

Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
Thayer, Mary Van Rensselaer
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gold initials JBK on cover, red cloth spine with bright gold lettering. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 127 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs of Jackie Kennedy throughout her life. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears (1/3" and under). Photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7-1/4" x 10-1/2". 008915

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