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1 Alice Adams The Fall of Daisy Duke , (Careless Love)
London Constable 1967 First Edition Almost Fine Almost fine in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A scarce sought after book her first novel, first published in the US called Careless Love she prefered the UK title. 
Price: 36.00 EUR
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes , the Illuminating  Diary of a Professional Lady, Anita Loos
2 Anita Loos Gentlemen Prefer Blondes , the Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady
London Brentano`s 1926 Fourth Printing Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Intimately Illustrated By Ralph Barton 

Price: 20.70 EUR
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3 Anne Tyler Accidental Tourist
New York Alfred Knopf 1985 0-394-54689-X / 9780394546896 First American Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the first edition first printing, just one tiny hole on the dust jacket spine and very slight edge wear. 
Price: 21.60 EUR
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4 Annie Dillard An American Childhood
New York Harper & Row 1987 0-06-015805-0 / 9780060158057 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Another great book by Annie Dillard continuing her exploration of interior life that she began in her pulitzer prize winning book Pilgrim at Tinkers Creek. See more by her on our websitevanesaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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5 Annie Dillard For the Time Being
New York Alfred Knopf 1999 0-375-40380-9 / 9780375403804 First American Edition Hard Back As New Slip Case as New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author
A very fine copy indeed. 
Price: 49.50 EUR
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6 Annie Dillard Teaching a Stone to Talk, Expeditions and Encounters
New York Harper & Row 1982 0-06-015030-0 / 9780060150303 First American Edition Hard Back Almost Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 23.40 EUR
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7 Brantome Famous Women
London Arthur Humphreys, the Royal Library Historical Service. 1908 First Edition Hardback Cloth. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Bound with white spine & paper label , grey paper covered boards, 336 pp. rough cut edges. 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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8 Carl Rollyson Rebecca West, a Saga of the Century
London Hodder & Stoughton 1995 0-340-59050-5 / 9780340590508 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 4to, Heavy, So a Bit Extra Post illustrated 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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9 Carolyn Wells The Rubaiyat of Bridge
New York Harper Brothers 1909 First Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj 8vo Slim Illustrated By May Wilson Preston. 
Wonderful illustrations of of Edwardians in fine dress code playing bridge mostly. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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10 Charelotte Elizabeth DERRY, a Tale of the Revolution Of1688
London James Nisbet 1890 Hard Back Decorated Boards Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
A scarce title bound in red cloth with gilt titles on spine and front board and a b&w picture of two 17thc men sitting at a table with wine , A fictional story of the siege of Derry for older children and adults.book is foxed through out 317pp. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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11 Cunliffe Owen The Martydom of an Empress
New York Harper Brothers 1906 First Edition Hard Back Yellow Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with 16 Plates 
A scarce book about Elizabeth of Bavaria ( Sisi) Empress to Austria Queen of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia no author stated but by Cunliffe Owen - Margarite (De Godart) she was a twenth century Icon and was played in films as Sisi by Ava Gardner & Romy Schneider, The Empress was assacinated by an anarchist who wanted to kill a Royal on the 10th Sept 1898 ,. She was influential in Hungarian politics, keen on dieting and an expert horsewoman & poet & great traveler. Book has pencil signature of a former owner on fep 286pp. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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12 Danah Zohar The Quantum Self
London Bloomsbury 1990 0-7475-0271-4 / 9780747502715 First Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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13 Daphne du Maurier The Apple Tree.
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1952 First Edition Very Good Dj Edge Toned in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Scarce first edition, dj has a closed tear on the front cover and has small pieces missing on the spine & rear, more photos on request, 
Price: 112.50 EUR
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14 Dervla Murphy Full Tilt Ireland to India with a Bicycle
London The Reprint Society 1966 Reprint Hard Back Very Good Good a Little Edgeworn Illustrated with Photographs 
an interesting read, book is in very nice condition. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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15 Doris Grumbach Fifty Days of Solitude
Boston Beacon Press 1994 0-8070-7060-2 / 9780807070604 First American Edition Hard Back Very Good Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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16 Doris Lessing Under My Skin
New York Harper Collins 1994 0-06-017150-2 / 9780060171506 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New in Protector 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated with Photographs 
The first volume of Lessings autobiography from her childhood in Africa to her arrival in London in 1949.419pp. 
Price: 26.10 EUR
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17 Edna Gardner Whyte, with Ann L. Cooper Rising Above it , an Autobiography
New York Orion Books 1991 0-517-57685-6 / 9780517576854 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
A fascinating story of a woman who wanted to be a pilot but had to fight all the way through sexism , even to get a licence to fly, and be rejected to be in the military, she made it as a stunt pilot and won 125 cups for flying and built her own air strip. 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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18 Eleanor Mangan Coleman Ecology of Spirit
New York Vantage Press 1973 First Edition Cloth Fine Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By the Author
A scarce book of poetry with a long dedication to Peter & Elizabeth Gill, Healer & writer from Ireland, this also includes three original printed copyrights of hand written poems by Eleanor. Scarce. 
Price: 90.00 EUR
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19 Elizabeth G c Menzies Millstone Valley
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1969 First Very Good Very Good in Protector Clipped 12 Mo Its Heavy So Extra Post. Profusely Illustrated Signed by Author
Wonderful photographs by an award winning photographer, of early American houses churches & the valley & the Delaware. its a piece of art. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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Poems of Passion and Pleasure, Ella Wheeler Wilcox
20 Ella Wheeler Wilcox Poems of Passion and Pleasure
London Gay & Hancock 1912 Limited Edition Vellum Binding Fine Folio Heavy So a Bit Extra to Post Dudley Tennant Signed By Author & the Artist
Fabulously bound & illustrated this edition is limited to 500 copies this being no 18 , signatures by Wilcox are rare, 20 fine tipped in colour plates by Tennant with tissue guards. charming dedication from a previous owner " To my darling old Lil from her loving old Alex Dec 1912" no date but circa 1912 , 267 rough edged pages , spine & front board with gilt titles & decorations. A RARE BOOK. 
Price: 603.00 EUR
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